5 things you need to know Friday

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Friday, March 21:

5. An Amber Alert is still active for 8-year-old Relisha Tenau Rudd, even after the discovery of the white truck she was believed to be traveling in with her abductor. Police believe she could be in the Richmond, Va. area with Kahlil Malik Tatum.

AMBER ALERT: 8-year-old girl missing from DC

4. The Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse issued an Amber Alert for 11-year-old Lucas Erza Silas Guinn, who was last seen in Lebanon, Va. Thursday morning. Police said the child is believed to be in extreme danger.

AMBER ALERT: 11-year-old boy missing from Virginia

3. The D.C. Fire and EMS Trial Board is set to reconvene in the death of Cecil Mills, who collapsed across the street from Engine 26 along Rhode Island Avenue, but none of the firefighters inside responded to help. Lieutenant Kellene Davis is the first of four firefighters set to face the board in the case.

VIDEO: DC Fire Trial Board investigates Mills' death

2. The Maryland Transportation Administration's planned Purple Line has just passed a key step toward becoming reality. The Federal Transit Administration has essentially approved the proposed 16 mile light rail line. It will run from New Carrollton in Prince George's County to Bethesda in Montgomery County.

VIDEO: Purple Line gets federal funding boost

1. Friday looks great with highs again north of sixty degrees. The day starts out chilly so don't leave home without a jacket. There will be plenty of sunshine so you'll need your sunglasses. We'l notice some increase in clouds around lunchtime but still a nice first full day of spring.

FORECAST: Great Friday & Saturday, snow possible Tuesday


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