5 things you need to know Wednesday

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Wednesday, July 2:

PM storms Wednesday, tracking Arthur for the 4th

The heat really cranks up Wednesday with highs in the low to mid 90s. The morning commute looks dry Wednesday but the ride home could be stormy. Tropical Storm Arthur has developed off the east coast of Florida. The system could affect DelMarVa on the Fourth but exit in time for fireworks. FORECAST

Teen hit, killed by driver with learner's permit

Montgomery County police are investigating after a driver with a learner's permit hit and killed a 13-year-old girl who was watching a soccer game near Eastern Middle School in Silver Spring. Police say the driver lost control, hit a sign, a tree, and an adult female and the teen. MORE

Benghazi suspect due in D.C. court

Ahmed Abu Khattala, the first person to face prosecution in the Sept. 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi, Libya, in which four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, were killed, is scheduled to appear at a detention hearing before a magistrate judge in U.S. District Court. MORE

50th anniversary of LBJ signing the Civil Rights Act

On this day in 1964, the Civil Rights Act was both passed by the House of Representatives and signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Of the signing ceremony at the White House, it was said that Johnson "invited hundreds of guests to a televised ceremony in the White House's East Room." MORE

Naked Arlington man due in court

A man accused of stripping naked in Goody's Pizza and leading police on a chase down the streets of Arlington during the All American Bar Crawl is due in court. Police say they has to Taser Charles Mack, who faces a slew of charges, including DWI and drug possession. MORE


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