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shooting. good afternoon, everyone. >> it's our top story at 4:00 today,ed shooting happened this morning along connect cut avenue, in a normally quiet section of kensington. a man shot and killed a woman and then sped off. chris gordon is live on the scene with more details on the suspect. chris? >> reporter: police are looking for a man. we want to show you his picture. the suspect is phillip gilberti. 6'1", 240 to 250 pounds. last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with black slacks. he has black slicked hair. there was a stayaway order that his ex-wife got in which she told the court, he said, if i catch you with with another man, i will kill you both. today, this is how the shooting happened along connecticut
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avenue. it happened about 9:39, police got a number of calls, from the public saying that a woman had been shot and pushed out of a van. silver or gray minivan along connecticut avenue in the southbound lane just before knowles. there was some kind of a fight, and that a woman was shot and was killed. this is how montgomery county police chief thomas major describes the situation as witnesses related it to police. >> what the witnesses said was that the victim was attempting to get out of the car, the suspect pulled her back in. shot her, and pushed her out. and then took off at a high rate of speed. >> we are standing at the kensington shell station. it was with ten years ago the d.c. snipers struck here killing a woman who was vacuuming her
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minivan. the manager said when he saw this, it opened old wounds. traffic is back to normal now. for a couple hours, it wasn't moving north or south. the woman's body has been removed we are not giving you her identity. there is a manhunt. she was found here in the street shot in the back of the head bear foot. that's the latest from kensington, maryland back to you in the studio. a 5-month-old baby boy has been reunited with his parents after a man carjacked the suv with the baby inside. it all started before 8:00 this morning at a home on o the 3800 block of suitland road.
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the parents were with trying to strap the child into the car seat when a man jumped inside their suv and took off. police found the abandoned car about a while away from the home. the baby was inside uninjured. >> the most frightening thing i ever experienced. probably not compared to what my sister and brother-in-law experienced. we bless god for the safe return of the baby. but for the grace of god we have our nephew, my sister has her son back. if god had not shown his favor on us, this could have a different result. we're thankful to the police, and we're going to go home and enjoy our nephew right now. >> definitely a happy ending following a scare for that family. the man who set several fires including one injuring several d.c. firefighters could spend the next few decades behind bars. maurice was sentenced to 25
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years in prison. he admitted to starting five fires in the d.c. metro area over a five-year period. a fire last april left police with serious injuries. darcie spencer will have reaction on today's sentencing coming up today at 5:00. jury deliberations could begin later today in the wrongful death case against virginia tech. the families of two of them claimed their children may have survived if the school had notified students earlier. they want officials to be held accountable. earlier today, the integrity of charles staiger was the focus. as the state sought to establish he didn't try to cover up mistakes. it will be up to the jury of seven to decide. the terrible shooting rampage in afghanistan will note change his commitment to bring u.s. forces home in a
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responsible manner. defense officials tell nbc news the capital murder charges against him are possible. and his court-martial may take place in afghanistan. taliban insurgents opened fire on a delegation of afghan officials who attended a memorial service today for the villagers. it included two brothers of afghan president hamid karzai. they were not injured. it's decision day in the deep south. republicans are casting their votes in the presidential primaries. mitt romney has seen a surge in pre-election polls, president obama may be seeing a warning sign on the horizon. brian mooar has the latest. >> reporter: as voters headed to the polls in alabama and mississippi, mitt romney was showing surprising strength in the polls. but still fighting the enthusiasm gap. >> i felt like romney was the
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best candidate for me. >> reporter: he's already moved on to the caucus of missouri. >> how many here in the audience call it missoura instead of mississippi? a win? >> he has the ability to seal the deal tonight with a win in either state. but a loss means this race continues to move on. >> reporter: newt gingrich may have the most riding on today's results. no win and his path forward looks like a deadend. rick santorum is hoping to transform himself from underdog into serious contender. even his supporters seem skeptical. >> even if santor umt is not electable. people voting for him make a stand that his values are important. >> the man they all want to beat in the fall was talking tough today on china and foreign trade. president obama is showing weakness in the latest new york times cbs poll. a nine point approval ratings
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plunge in a month. the washington post is blaming the president's plunging poll numbers on skyrocketing gas prices. on capitol hill, brian mooar, news 4. another beautiful spring day and it looks like we escaped without the weather firing up any storms today. >> does it get any better? veronica johnson joins us on our front lawn. she's braving the elements out there. >> is that a bathing suit? >> no. bash remark can i not believe you said that. no, but -- >> a one piece, come on out here, i'm charging $1 for a ride. a dollar in the convertible? >> a lot of people will take you up on that. >> why not, come on down. $2 if you're not my friend. no, just kidding. this is a great day for taking a spin. top down if you don't suffer from allergies, the pollen count is way up again. 80 degrees today, folks, the warmest day of the year, of course, you have to have the top down. 80 with the southwest wind.
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winds blowing at 16 miles per hour across the area. higher gusts at 25. it is blowing that pollen around for sure. 80 degrees here. look at annapolis. a little cooler near the water. we have 79. andrews air force base. and germantown maryland you're coming in at 79. so how high is that pollen right now? up to 129 grains per cubic meter for cedar, for juniper being some of the biggest defenders right now. grass pollen doesn't come around until we get to the latter part of spring. let's talk about what else is going to be happening through the overnight period? the clouds with the weather front. weak weather front could trigger an isolated weather shower between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. mid-60s by 9:00 p.m. skies are going to be clearing out after a brief shot of seeing a few isolated thundershowers.
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as far as your fast forecast goes. there's a look at that sky with a few clouds building. a dry start to the day tomorrow. your wednesday morning rush will be just fine. meanwhile we'll talk about which month it's going to feel like tomorrow. today certainly feels a lot like may at 80 degrees. the high for the day, 87 degrees. we're still nowhere near that record high temperature. let's take a look at your seven-day forecast in a couple minutes. >> the wind is whipping out there, we can hear it. >> it is a little breezy. i've got to make my way into the building. when news 4 at 4:00 continues. a behind the scenes look at the fashion industry through a new reality show featuring budding designers. the much anticipated premiere of hunger games. later, prosecutors call her the millionaire madam.
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angeles for the premiere last night. it's based on that best selling novel by suzanne collins. the young stars of the movie include jennifer lawrence and josh hutchinson. it's in theaters march 23rd. it's a novel opportunity for budding fashion designers and the culmination of a dream for one supermodel and businesswo n businesswoman. >> this is the kickoff. elle mcpherson told news 4 about why she wanted to produce and host the new nbc show fashion star. >> you know, i've wanted to create a show in america that is about the retail business, about building brands, the business behind selling clothes. i've seen a lot of programs about how to make clothes, but never how to sell them. i've been working on this idea for quite a long time. finally seeing come to fruition
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as executive producer has been a great milestone for me. >> this is a milestone for mcpherson, and a whole new way for viewers to interact with the program. the designs let you see -- that you see on the show will be available in stores the very next day. mark barger has more from behind the scenes of "fashion star." ♪ i'm on the edge of glory >> reporter: lady gaga's lyrics describe the possibilities for the competitors in "fashion star". >> it's a fresh take on shopping and brand building. business in america. >> reporter: supermodel elle mcpherson hosts the show which features 14 designers. each one trying to get approval. >> tell me about this. >> not only from celebrity mentors but also from sbirs for three major retailer. >> everybody likes to shop. this is a behind the scenes view of what it takes to get product
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in the stores so you can shop. >> each week the design challenge winner will see his or her creations go up to bid to the retailers. >> it's going to be a huge seller and we're happy to buy this style. >> because the prps happened during taping last summer, each week's fashion will be available right away. >> you can buy them online or the next day in the stores. >> the runway to success does have potholes. >> it's very hard to understand the girls giving you advice about men's fashion. >> i really want to hit you across the face right now. >> the final surviving designer will win big. a $6 million order contract from the retailer zplz we all like to see stories about dreams being fulfilled. and this is no different. >> reporter: but here, you do get points for style. mark barger, nbc news. >> i could see you in that look. >> yeah, the cutoff.
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no. i don't think so. is that like his version of daisy dukes or something? >> you can catch the premiere of fashion star tonight at 9:30 right here on nbc 4. you can also participate in our web chat at 9:30 tonight on nbcwashington.com. >> those are some big stakes. >> it is. it's going to be fun and interesting. get ready to laugh a lot now. monty python's spamalot opens tonight. >> it spoofs the legendary tale of king arthur's quest to find the holy grail. michael barry talked to barbara this morning on an appearance during news 4 midday. >> it's a running joke in the show. none of the knights actually have horses that they ride, so they all have little guys that follow behind them with two coconut shells, and you make the noise a horse.
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i'm king arthurs. i'm always behind him, whenever we go anywhere, they have this nice little friendship, whenever arthur's lost, he turns and there i am. >> are you a fan of monty python anyway? >> huge monty python fan. so getting this job was a dream come true. >> coconut shells are making the hoof sounds. >> right. he has an attack rabbit with him when he came to the show. anyone who sees it says it's absolutely hysterical. have you to like that monty python humor. >> they still have fans out there. >> they sure do. the early spring weather here brings the early storms that go along with it. new cases of sudden acceleration, this time an american carmaker is under american carmaker is under investigation. never in my lifetime did i think i could walk 60 miles in 3 days. 60 miles in 3 days is-- is huge. if my mom can fight and beat breast cancer,
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it's being called a year without winter. temperatures across the country warmer than normal as we know. there's a down side. francis co has our story.
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>> reporter: along the tidal basin in washington, the famed cherry blossoms are already starting to pop weeks in advance. >> they're beautiful, but they're early this year. it always let's everyone know it's time for spring. >> if could be the earliest peak on record. >> we're excited to do the festival and see them in full bloom next week. >> reporter: today's highs reaching in the 80s in texas and the nation's heartland. 70s across the south and up into the northeast. the reason, the jet stream is pushed way up into canada instead of cutting across the middle of the country. but with the start of spring comes the threat of tornados. this is what spring break looks like for a group of international students at purdue university in indiana. they're giving up their vacation to help with cleanup in communities already hard hit by last week's deadly tornados. >> i've never seen anything slyke this. it's so chaotic over here.
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>> reporter: the trees by charlotte's international airport are almost in full bloom. by the looks of things here, you would never guess the start of spring is still one week away. >> it's really beautiful and sort of a gift. >> reporter: in dallas, the lack of freezing temperatures this winter, means mosquito eggs survived and are already becoming a nuisance. >> the mild winter we had is getting everyone into their yards quicker, the season has started earlier, the mosquitos are already out. >> reporter: mid-march feeling already like the middle of spring, with more warm weather on the way. francis co, nbc news, charlotte. >> you were out there with the car, it's not to the point where we're seeing on our cars yet? >> not yet, but before long. it's going to get thick out there. the first thing folks want to do is put the windows down. whether it's on your car or open the windows in the house. that's the bad thing can you do if you suffer from allergies.
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the count is high today. we're talki ining about warmth continuing. this is our march madness, if you will. doug had a school talk today, chuck had one this morning, i have one coming up tomorrow. this one from chuck bell, the fourth graders at little river elementary school in chantilly, virginia. they all look happy, right? they just love nbc 4, right? out there today, some clouds again, those building, we have 80 degrees, the relative hugh midity at 35%. dewpoint at 50 degrees. a driving southwest wind at 15. still can see a pop-up or isolated thundershower this evening. 79 to the north, 82 to the south in fredericksburg, tomorrow just as warm across the area. don't have anything showing up on doppler right now. look at these winds, 26 mile per
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hour gusts in hagerstown. 29 in leesburg. we'll see this throughed evening. probably until about 7:00 or 8:00 p.m., the winds will start to subside. there's your chance of an isolated shower at 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. at 11:00 p.m., still in the 60s, well above the average high again during the overnight period. the weak front passes through our area. tomorrow southwest flow, warm conditions and back to sunshine tomorrow. back up to around 80 degrees and then for thursday too, a lot of locations, upper 70s to low 80s, clouds will start building, and it's not going to be long before the possibility of showers and thunderstorms across the area. evening forecast here, breezy, mild, 60 to 66 degrees, wind strong. southwest at about 10 to 20 miles per hour. then tomorrow morning, nice conditions. sun up at 7:20, 47 to 55 degrees, not going to even need a jacket when you step out the door tomorrow morning. as far as your afternoon goes,
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warm again and quite pleasant. 73 to 80 degrees, that's 73 well to the north and west of us. and as far as the next couple days go, take a look at friday, the high 77. saturday, the high 75 degrees, it is at the end of the week and the first part of the weekend. especially during the afternoon when we have a chance to see showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon. warm weather continues. >> we're two months ahead of schedule right now. >> now we have to worry about mosquitos and all that. >> thanks a lot. still to come at 4:00, a sudden change of events at the desperate housewives trial in los angeles. a voice mail has surfaced that's thrown a wrench into the defense's case. the engines work with, too bad the brakes didn't?
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welcome back, everybody, it's 4:30. i'm jim handly. >> i'm barbara harrison. right now, police in montgomery county are searching for the man in this photograph. they're calling him a suspect in a deadly shooting that happened this morning in kensington. someone shot and killed a woman along connecticut avenue. investigators believe he is armed. if you see him, do not approach.
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call 911. chris gordon joins us live with the latest on the search at the top of the hour. a 5-month-old baby boy has been reunited with his parents after a man carjacked the family's suv with the baby inside. they say the man took the car from the family's home on the 3800 block of of suitland road here in southeast. the child's parents were putting him into the car seat. the plot thickens at the desperate housewives trial in los angeles. nicolette sheridan is accusing the show's creator of writing her out of the show after the mysterious treatment she received. krig melvin reports, they're trying to figure out how to counter this surprise revelation. >> reporter: anonymous messages are nothing new to the women of desperate housewives. >> how ironic to have something i tried to keep secret treated so casually. >> reporter: now, the real life
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court drama may be imitating one of the many plot twists in the show. >> i'm an employee of desperate house wires, i received an e-mail soon after nicolette filed suit that regarded having i.t. come in and wipe clean the hard drives of the producers in regard to the core responsible dense they've had e-mailwise regarding filing nicolette. there was a conspiracy to cover up the correspondence. >> sheridan's legal team wants to hear more from this desperate housewives employee, and they've subpoenaed him to appear in court today. >> the trans scripps is very clear, in was a companywide sweep of e-mails regarding nicolette. it's very clear. >> reporter: her character was
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killed off after she complained that marc cherry struck her in the head. cherry himself testified that what she called a hard hit was just a light tap while rehearsing a scene. lori levenson. >> this is a huge piece of evidence. if it's true and if the judge lets it in, it would be bigger than any witness's testimony, it would be hard evidence that abc did something wrong. >> reporter: but marc cherry's attorney says this is just a last minute desperate attempt by sheridan looking for a $6 million payday. >> it all appears very orchestrated to us, and it seems like a last ditch effort by the plaintiff to save her case. ♪ >> reporter: in this courtroom soap opera where desperate housewives stars, teri hatcher, felicity huffman and eva longoria were on the witness list to testify but did not. it's an unknown character's testimony that could be the smoking gun in this desperate
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housewives legal saga. >> the abc network which broadcasts "desperate housewives" says it conducted a full investigation and found the actress was not mistreated. the tests on a plane at the airport in atlanta did not go off without a hitch. two delta maintenance workers were testing the engine on this boeing 737 this morning when the brakes failed. the plane rolled down the taxi way and halfway down this embankment. no one was hurt, the incident did not interfere with morning flights. a new instance of sticky gas pedals this time in several ford models. federal safety regulators are investigating reports of ford tauruss and mercury sab els accelerating on their own. as many as 1.9 million cars may be affected. investigators say a faulty cruise control cable could be to blame. toyota had to recall more than $14 million cars worldwide after if discovered acceleration
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problems in 2010. much more ahead. loving mom or millionaire madam? the lawyer for a suburban new york woman makes an unusual offer to help his client make
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it is the most rewarding experience i have ever had in my entire life. (man) register today for the... because everyone deserves a lifetime. i'd like to think we could not get a freeze after this. >> no. winter is gone. this picture is sent in by bill folsom. you can see spring popping through winter. look at that beautiful flower on the ground. spring is here. other parts the country kind of ugly. we have a chance to see flowers and storms comfrey.
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this is in louisiana, where they had heavy rain yesterday. flash flooding down there, the high floodwaters forced a lot of people out their home. and that's not the only part of the country that's dealing with crazy weather in the pacific northwest. they have snow. snoqualmie summit in washington, they had several inches of snow, and they had to put chains on their tires for the cars and trucks. a couple inches of snow on those ice covered roads. big backups yesterday with some of the vehicles up there just trying to get around during the afternoon rush. winter still hanging on in the pacific northwest, long gone around here. as far as our temperatures go this week, tomorrow we're going to see highs once again back up around 80 degrees, a large part of the country. wichita, down toward dallas/texas, warm air, same thing for thursday, you're not going to see this bubble shrink at all this week.
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even on saturday, the bubble is going to stay high with very, very high temperatures and warm spring air taking hold everywhere east of the rockies. 80 degrees the temperature still outside, still again breezy to gusty, the wind gusting up to 25 miles per hour. the wind settles down by 7:00 or 8:00, you'll notice the clouds. those will be rolling out of here if you're going to be out late, starting out early tomorrow mourning. already mild with 56 to 55 degrees, 5:00 to 7:00 a.m. some of our cooler spots look at fredericksburg to start the day. we're right back where we were today, up into the upper 70s to around 80 degrees. dinkts for tomorrow, a lot of sunshine, doesn't look like we're going to have any chance of showers or storms tomorrow. we stay quiet on thursday too. as we hit 80, we're going to sigh a few more clouds across the area. the clouds could trigger a
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shower or thunderstorm on friday, as well as saturday afternoon. let's push it to the second part of the weekend, which right now is looking dry and quiet. early part of next week, 77 to 80 degrees monday and tuesday. it's just not going to go away. >> it's sitting in. >> you send mother nature a note, she kabt show up with bad weather any more. not that cold stuff anyway. marilyn haggerty is an 85-year-old newspaper columnist in grand forks,ed iffed in. she calls herself a little old lady, but thanks to a review of her town's newest restaurant she's gone viral. >> she had to call her son to find out what it means to go viral. >> reporter: she's been a mild mannered reporter at the grand forks herald for more than three decades. at 85 years of age, she still writes five columns a week.
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it's her latest, a restaurant review that's got the blogosphere boiling over. >> i never thought anything like this would happen. >> she had the audacity to opine on the hot eatery in town, the olive garden. it's impressive, fashioned in cuss can farmhouse style with a welcoming entry way. the chicken alfredo was warm and comforting on a cold day. and instead of the raspberry lemonade suggested by her way with tress, i drank water. some on the internet far from north dakota question her test. north dakota where olive garden is king. old broad goes viral, adding, the city is on the culinary map with its unique brand of tuscan refinery. her newspapers had 300,000 hits on the website and food diz
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nationwide are leaping to her defense. including culinary bad boy anthony bourdain who tweeted, watching internet sensation marilyn haggerty triumph over the snaurk columnists. >> may i interest you in a bread stick? >> marilyn and i decided to break bread or bread sticks at the olive garden to discuss her newfound notoriety. >> her reaction to hearing eatbeat had gone viral. >> i didn't know what that meant. phone calls started. hi to go to ridge pub at 1:00. >> you don't canvas that? >> no. >> and second she's got no time for the bloggers of this world. >> it sounds like dirty words. we all have different ideas of what we want to do with our time, don't we? i'd rather be playing bridge or watching a basketball game than doing that. >> blogging. >> yeah, blogging. >> marilyn can dish it right
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back. from one reporter to another, she demonstrated her technique of surreptitiously taking notes while dining. and sometimes she sneaks out with a menu. >> you do what you need to do. >> thanks to marilyn, i've had had the chicken alfredo, and now we know why they call it grand forks. >> she's refreshing. >> yes, she is. >> she's the anti-snark too. coming up on news 4. guess who's strolling into town? >> where you'll be able to see this walk on the wild side. coming up on news 4 at 5:00, an all out manhunt spanning montgomery county. a man who shot and killed a woman in the middle of a busy street this morning. a story that tom sherwood broke this afternoon, fedss issue a flurry of subpoenas in connection with the city's campaign corruption scandal.
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i'm darcie spencer in northeast washington, the man who admitted to sending this fire that sent several d.c. firefighters to the hospital learned his sentence today, i'll tell what you prosecutors say the bizarre motive was behind this arson spree. at 6:00, the film festival that's coming to town devoted to the health of the
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a parade of elephants will march down the streets this evening. they will take part in the parade. the event will kick off the latest circus fultly charged. the show is in town thursday through sunday and the parade starts at 8:00 tonight. michelle obama will lead the u.s. olympic delegation when it goes for the gold at the summer games in london. the first lady will lead the u.s. delegation in the opening ceremonies. the competition is part of her let's move initiative promoting fitness and healthy eating habits. britain's first lady samantha cameron joined her for the event today. sort of a preolympic warmup for her too. suburban new york mom is jailed on charges she operated a high end escort service. >> now her attorney has
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anna christina is the new york mother accused of running a high end escort service. the tabloids have nicknamed her the millionaire madam. she says she can't come up with $2 million for her bail. she's behind bars and has been there for three weeks. her lawyer has come up with an unusual proposal to get her out
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of jail. amy robach reports. >> reporter: peter gleason, attorney for anna christina lashed out against the legal system monday. >> i really, truly, honestly in my heart, feel she is being railroaded by the system. >> reporter: she's been jailed at rikers island since her february 22 bend arrest on one count of promoting prostitution in the third degree. she's been unable to make bail of $2 million. now, in an effort to help his client make that bail. gleason has offered up his posh $2.5 million loft as a place for her to serve under house arrest. >> i feel so comfortable giving them access to my place, i want them to move in with with me. >> reporter: that would include her four children and current husband kelvin gore.
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he was seen briefly outside the courthouse on monday. >> no comment. the judge has set a bail hearing for thursday. prosecutors have called gleason's proposal unethical. some legal experts say that's not the point. >> forget about the ethical question, just decide the simple bail question. is she a flight risk? why should we let him put up his apartment and say that she will go to it? she could skip out on him as easy as she could skip out on the court. >> monday's court appearance also presented a stark contrast to the image of the millionaire madam. gleason argued his client is not a millionaire. in fact he told the judge, she doesn't have two nickels to rub together. >> and the judge has promised a decision on the house arrest proposal tomorrow. anna christina has pleaded not guilty. if she's convicted she faces up to seven years behind bars. final check on our forecapacity now.
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let's go outside -- you're inside to you. >> we're taking turns, doug will be up in a couple minutes. >> the clouds that were ahead. they are producing a few thundershowers or showers, i should say. minely showers, we're not seeing any lightning. temperatures plenty warm in the upper 70s to around 80 degrees. let's take a look. 78 degrees, with the west wind. look at that 80 in d.c. 79 in richmond, 78 in roanoke. and close to 80 in jackson, mississippi. as far as the radar goes. a few showers showing up now around buoy and prince georges county, west of bethesda. right around 495 and making its way. some showers there right inside the beltway, around areas of overly knoells and bailey's crossroads and adson heights. a little bit of wet weather around the area, isolated showers. not talking about any severe
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weather here this evening. overnight lows, 48 degrees in frederick and mt. airy, 50 in gaithersburg, montgomery county, 54 in fredericksburg. during the overnight period it's going to be closer to what our average high temperature is for the day. i expect skies to clear out by then. tomorrow morning we might have a few high clouds around the area. 75 in frederick. other locations to getting up to 77 to 80 degrees, from d.c. down to the south, your cooler locations will be right near the water. around easton, cambridge, annapolis, a little bit of wind. maybe another great day for heading out on the water or flying a kite. i like the idea of heading out on the water. folks have been asking. the pollen, how long is the count going to stay high? i think it's going to stay high for the next couple day, in part because of these very high temperatures. the warmth, the early spring warmth for us.
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80 on thursday, 77 expected on friday, and 75 for saturday. this warm air continues right into the early part of next week. as far as any rain to help wash it out, we have a chance coming up friday, i think late, and once again saturday afternoon, the chance for showers and storms, then again on monday. warm air going right into the early part of next week, guys? >> thank you, veronica. that's news 4 at 4:00, news 4 at 5:00 starts right now. two big stories breaking right now. a slew of subpoenas issued in the district dating back nearly ten years as the investigation into campaign corruption keeps getting bigger. and a gruesome shooting on a street in the heart of
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kensington. witnesses see the gunman speed off, leaving a woman to die in the street. tonight hundreds of officers have fans out across our area looking for a killer. it's a busy day in the news. good evening, everybody. i'm jim handly. >> i'm wendy rieger. >> this is the man police want to find. phillip gilberti. he's been on the run since that shooting at 9:30 this morning. lots of people witnessing this crime. we have team coverage. we're going to begin with chris gorden in kensington where all of this began. >> they were a divorced couple, estranged, according to court papers, phil had threatened to kill his wife if he ever caught her with another man. today he apparently surprised her because she was found barefoot lying in the street where she was shot to death.

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