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we won. >> the mystery is over. the final megamillions winners have claimed their prize today. they are the only ones who did it publicly. good afternoon. on a busy day in the news i'm jim handly. >> i'm angie goff in for pat lawson muse. >> we begin today with breaking news in the entertainment world. legendary television and radio personality dick clark has died. >> clark is the famous producer and host of dick clark's american band stand and the game show pyramid. clark is also the founder and chief executive of dick clark productions, which produces the american music awards and golden globes. tmz is reporting that clark died this morning from a heart attack. dick clark was 82 years old. turning to our weather, we finally saw some rain today, but was itnything substantial? >> meteorologist veronica johnson is in storm center 4 and we're talking about the big "r" word aren't we? relief. finally. >> right. relief from the pollen.
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right? and because our water table, our ground water tables need that rainfall our streams and rivers were starting to get a little low around the area so, yes. we did get, you know, enough around here, anywhere between 0.1 and 0.25 inch. we'll talk about the next big storm coming up. this is an nbc news special report. here is brian williams. >> good afternoon from new york. we're coming on the air to let you know a true american original has left us. dick clark has died at the age of 82. he first burst on the scene for most of us as the host of the saturday afternoon staple "american band stand" and that's how we first saw so many musical groups of the era. from then dick clark went on to host just about everything, became a super successful host of a megaproduction company, and always hosted new year's eve from times square. we saw him as recently as this past new year's eve, still
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struggling to communicate after his last stroke, but he was there and in the game, nonetheless. the man who for so many years was called the world's oldest teenager, dick clark, dead at 82. we'll have more on him tonight on "nightly news." i'm brian williams in new york. back on news 4 at 4:00 this afternoon we will have much more on the death of dick clark throughout the evening and more reaction as well. >> in other news, it was a captivating sight in the skies yesterday. the space shuttle "discovery" coming to the smithsonian continues today. workers continued initial preparations to move the shuttle into the museum yesterday loosening the prongs that connected the shuttle with the 747 plane. tonight at 8:00 crews will get back to work and news 4's erika gonzalez will have a live report as "discovery" heads into its final resting place, coming up at 5:00. and the lucky winners, a retired couple living in southern illinois. we're talking about the lottery.
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>> they will get their share of the record $656 million jackpot drawn nearly three weeks ago. we finally got to see a face, what a winner looks like. they were introduced at the ceremony in the tiny farming town of red bud where they bought the ticket. >> jay gray reports on what they plan to do with all that cash. >> reporter: the $218 million question has been answered in illinois. merrell butler says he found out he was a megamillionaire watching the evening news the night of the drawing. >> it was 2, 4, and the further i went the more they matched. >> reporter: a perfect match. >> after i looked at it for a couple minutes, i turned to my wife, who was right there with me, and i says, we won. and she kind of looked at me funny. i said, no, we won. and then she started giggling. and she giggled for about four hours, i think.
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>> reporter: three weeks later the retired computer analysts are still laughing. it seems with the lawyers, the financial advisers, and planning, winning the lotto has become a full-time job. >> no, i'm not looking for sympathy. i'm just saying that it's a bit of work to set this all up. >> reporter: the butlers say they may take a vacation at some point but other than that there are no lavish plans. the life-time residents of tiny red bud, illinois, where the ticket was purchased, say they don't plan to take their new found fortune anywhere else. >> we're staying here and it's not a matter of -- we know everybody in red bud just about. i grew up here. so it's 3700 and it's nice, comfortable fa, family oriented community. >> reporter: with a brand new millionaire. jay gray, news 4. >> that's what a winner looks like. the winners in maryland and kansas claimed their prizes anonymously as allowed by law. now to a horrific story out
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of texas today. a 30-year-old woman is behind bars accused of gunning dune young mother then snatching her newborn baby from her arms and running off as the mother lay dying. verna mcclain was arrested in her harris county home and charged with capital murder. witnesses say she shot cala golden several times outside a pediatrician's office before driving off with the victim's 3-day-old son. he had just left a routine checkup with his mom when the shooting occurred. after golden was shot she reportedly screamed "my baby, my baby." police just wrapped up a news conference and speculated on a motive. >> our information is she did have a miscarriage. she needed to justify having a child to her soon-to-be fiance.
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>> there are reports the suspect was a nurse. police believe mcclain acted alone. she dropped off baby keegan at her sister's home where he was later found unharmed. defense secretary leon panetta is strongly condemning photographs that have just come to light. they show u.s. soldiers in afghanistan posing with body parts of dead insurgents. this time the 82nd airborne is involved. steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: the 18 photos are so graphic we're showing just one, cropped. the remains of a suspected suicide bomber and u.s. troops closing in 2010. the los angeles times says it got the images from a soldier and published just a few, refusing a request by defense secretary panetta not to print any. >> this is war. i know that war is ugly and it's violent. and i know that young people sometimes caught up in the moment make some very foolish
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decisions. >> reporter: panetta apologized, promised an investigation. but nato secretary general said he is sure the violations were not typical. in 2010 or today. >> i consider them an isolated event, so, obviously, i hope that there would be no spillover. >> reporter: spillover. officials worry western troops could face reprisal attacks. six americans died after u.s. troops mistakenly burned korans in february. a u.s. soldier allegedly murdered 17 afghans in march. in january a video surfaced of u.s. troops urinating on afghan dead. u.s. secretary of state clinton said the real afghan story was last weekend. local troops trained by the u.s. and nato beating back taliban attacks. >> the transition is ontrack. the afghans are increasingly standing up for their own
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security and future. >> reporter: and all u.s. combat forces are still said to be out of afghanistan in 2014. tonight with the 2010 photos out, u.s. commanders say they're ordering special precautions to try to protect american forces from any back lash. i'm steve handelsman, news 4. according to "the los angeles times" the soldier who leaked the photos served with the 82nd airborne in afghanistan. he told "the times" he released the photos because he believed they indicate a breakdown in leadership and discipline that threatens the safety of u.s. troops. the judge assigned to the george zimmerman case in florida may step down before the end of the week. zimmerman's attorney asked judge jessica recommendationsideler to recuse herself because of a possible conflict of interest. her husband works with an attorney providing legal analysis for a cable news network. there is also word she may step aside today or tomorrow before zimmerman's arraignment. that happens on friday. zimmerman faces second-degree murder charges in the death of
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unarmed florida teen trayvon martin. new details have emerged about the secret service scandal. several agents and military personnel are accused of hiring prostitutes in colombia. as nbc's mark potter reports, it was a fight over money that first triggered the investigation. >> reporter: u.s. officials tell nbc news this strip club known as the play club located in an industrial section of cartehena is where members of president's advanced security detail went last week and hired prostitutes. residents say at night it's crowded with international tourists. a u.s. source says 11 u.s. secret service agents took prostitutes from the play club to the hotel where they were staying. the source also told nbc news national investigative correspondent michael isikoff that one of the prostitutes was shared by two agents who afterward got in a heated dispute with her over the fee she demanded, less than $60. >> she wanted to be paid for
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both of the agents. they wanted to split her price. she complained to the local police. the local police went up to the agents' room, banged on the door, and when they weren't satisfied, called the u.s. embassy. >> reporter: residents say the legal sex trade there is a booming business, with women and customers out on the streets long into the night. meantime, on tuesday the scandal widened to include ten american servicemen now under investigation. u.s. military officials tell nbc news they include five from the army, two from the navy, two marines, and one from the air force, all of them connected to the secret service advance team. >> residents here say prostitution is widespread and that americans are frequently seen here traveling to this area specifically for sex, drugs, and alcohol. mark potter, nbc news in colombia. back to you. an independent government investigator is now in colombia to interview women who can
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identify anyone else connected to the incident. kids playing a game of chicken by standing on the tracks as a subway train approaches. madonna is known for her risque behavior. we'll let you know how she reacted to her teenage daughter caught smoking. ♪ and we'll give a listen as the hometown favorite finds out if she'll advance on "the voice." and we'll have more on the death of dick clark, the television legend, dead at 82.
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during the final days of our white sale, receive $400 in free bedding. only at the sleep number store, where queen mattresses start at just $699. an update on our breaking news. television legend dick clark is dead at the age of 82. he reportedly had a heart attack this morning at st. john's hospital in santa monica, california, a day after he was admitted for an out patient procedure. >> clark is the famed producer and host of "dick clark's rockin' eve" and also the host of "american band stand" and the game show, "pyramid." he continued performing even after suffering a stroke in 2004. it was music to the ears of
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tom petty and the heart breakers. their stolen guitars have been recovered. >> that's right. five guitars were stolen late last week from a sound stage in southern california, where the band was rehearsing for their new tour. two of the vintage guitars belonged to petty and tmz reports he scrambled to replace them, dropping some big bucks on nearly identical replicas. but now he doesn't need them. the police arrested a security guard at the sound stage after he pawned one of the guitars. all of the instruments have been recovered. ♪ a little proud mary making us proud, d.c., erin will et from gaithersburg, maryland singing for her life on "the voice" last night and her performance paid off. coach blake shelton decided to save her over the other singer. erin will now move forward as
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one of the two contestants left on team blake. next monday we'll hear from team adam and team cee lo. >> she brought it last night. it took blake a while to decide. >> miranda is a big fan of the opponent but go, erin. >> good for gaithersburg. good for us. >> absolutely. speaking of music singer john legend was in d.c. today and helped celebrate the winners of samsung's 2012 competition. >> these awards were held at the hotel monaco in northwest d.c. five high schools were selected from all over the country as grand prize winners. it helps spark student interest in science, technology, and math. the winners will receive $100,000 of technology from samsung, microsoft, the adobe foundation, and directv. john legend, we can call him d.c.'s own. in town every other week. >> he is always here and says he loves the nation's capital and does a lot for young kids.
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>> he sure does. >> a real role model there. >> he sings, too. >> he sings and plays the piano. >> after months out of the lime light actress demi moore has emerged. >> the actress made her first appearance since entering rehab in january. the 49-year-old showed up for a tv premiere in beverly hills yesterday. earlier this year you'll recall moore entered a treatment center after splitting with her husband of six years ashton kutcher but the actress appears to be improving. she sent out a tweet on tuesday asking for ideas for a new twitter name. it's currently at mrs. kutcher. yeah. that's got to change. madonna is one of the biggest pop stars in the world, and her work is often very provocative. >> now we've got a different issue to contend with. her daughter apparently her 15-year-old was photographed smoking a cigarette. rock center's harry smith asked her about it. >> there was a picture of her
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the other day with a cigarette in the paper. >> yes. >> i thought, how did madonna react to that? >> she wasn't very happy. >> are you a tough mom? >> yeah. i think i am but honestly i don't think i'm as tough as i should be. i think i need to be maybe tougher. it's hard, though. it's hard. every day is a negotiation. but cigarette smoking i'm not very fond of. for anyone. i don't approve of anyone smoking cigarettes. most of all my daughter. >> there is a video of you with a cigarette in your mouth. >> yeah. i don't smoke. it's just an accessory, harry. it's different. she smoked that cigarette before i did that video. she didn't get that from me. okay? >> madonna talks about the challenges of motherhood. in the spotlight. as well as her future in music on "rock center" tonight at 9:00 here on nbc 4. you know, you got to think that daughter has always got to come back. well, mom, you did this. did you that for the rest of her teenage years.
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>> pay back, madonna. >> there it is. now you know what it's like. >> i love how she said accessory. where does she get that accent? >> please. when she moved across the pond. celebrations were held in london today to mark 100 days until the start of the 2012 summer olympics. >> so exciting for this. with most of the venues complete excitement is mounting in the british capital. nbc reports. >> reporter: not even the great british weather can dampen spirits here in london because with 100 days to go there have been a number of celebrations here in the capital. a giant set of olympic rings were unveiled made up of 20,000 flowers and plants and they're going to be visible to flights coming into london's heathrow airport so a spectacular welcome for the 10,500 competitors and millions of visitors expected. >> i have rarely witnessed the level of excitement amongst
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national olympic committees, among media, and certainly amongst the elite level competitors that are going to come and dignify our games in the hundred days' time. >> reporter: in the square, hundreds of musical theater performers were out around the olympic camp down so a real sense of anticipation and we are now on the homestretch. also, a sense of optimism because a number of the venues are completed, including the stadium behind me. with 100 days to go the countdown has really begun. nbc news, london. now to see more coverage of the summer olympic games in london, keep track of our hometown athletes, visit nbc and click on 100 days to olympics. so i think we're in training now. >> i know. >> the peacock at nbc. >> he can't wait. it'll be here before we know it. coming up on news 4 at 4:00 a newspaper publishes a photo of pippa middleton with a man
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move over, face wash. herbs may be the answer to clear skin. researchers tested the acne fighting benefits of time, marigold, and myrrh steeped in alcohol. thyme came out on top proving to be stronger than benzyl clorox eyed. researchers say don't start rubting all over your face. more thyme is need need -- >> my new after shave. >> what is that smell? >> thyme. >> i want a bite. you smell like myrrh. >> you know, we're washing away pollen today. finally as predicted we are getting some rain. >> we are and, boy, this is our third driest start for washington, d.c. so the period that we've been in, we need the rain. and soaking rain. not today but it's coming.
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>> this weekend maybe? >> that's right. we got just a little bit today and it's still coming down in parts of the area. some light showers throughout still moving from west to east. we'll have that through the evening rush. so it was wet for the morning commute a little bit and a little wet for the evening rush. tomorrow morning we are going to be dry. let's take a look and see what's going on out there right now. we have mostly cloudy skies. you saw right there. here's a look at the rainfall amounts throughout the area. your storm 4 hometown weather. bethesda, maryland just 0.01 inch. annapolis, maryland, germanto germantown, 0.16. generally under 0.25 through the area. still coming down. for today here is where we are on rain. just a little bit. by the weekend we could have a lot of areas that pick up over an inch of rain. saturday late and sunday going into monday morning. there is that rain moving from southwest to northeast. so we've got more of it sitting down to the south. all with the weather front that
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again is moving through our area, a slow moving system and another slow moving system for the weekend. we're at 54 degrees right now. as far as the evening goes, temperatures will be holding steady, dropping very slowly. 53 degrees by 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. sun sets at 11:49 so that rain doesn't shut off until 3:00 or 5:00 a.m. in the morning. it is low pressure along the stalled out front. that front right through north carolina. by tomorrow morning, that area of low pressure makes its way to southeastern virginia and here we are at 1:00 a.m. so around 3:00 or 4:00 a.m. the rain moves out and by 9:00 a.m. it's sunshine in here. so skies are going to quickly clear the area tomorrow. easily said. mild conditions for friday. we'll go from 70 for a high tomorrow and then about 75 for a high temperature on friday. as far as the evening goes, it's going to be cool. you'll notice some fog forming. patchy fog. temperatures in the 50s.
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and then tomorrow morning 46 to 53 degrees. still some patchy fog around the area and at 46 to 53 that will be chilly. quite nice, though, for the afternoon. here is a look at the four-day forecast, guys, as far as tomorrow goes at 70 and then 75 to 76 for your friday and saturday. sunday is looking like it will be the sogiest day out of the weekend, with showers and thunderstorms and there could be some severe weather around, too. a lot going on. >> been a while. thanks, veronica. coming up on news 4 at 4:00 much more ahead. have it your way on the streets. we'll tell you about the new food truck rolling around. >> and an update on our breaking news. a look back at the legacy of dick clark. the legendary entertainer dead
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welcome back to news 4 at 4:00. i'm angie goff in for pat lawson muse. >> i'm jim handly. at 4:30 we want to update our breaking story right now. dick clark, a giant in the entertainment world, has died. he had a heart attack at a hospital in santa monica, california today. just yesterday he had been admitted for an out patient procedure. >> dick clark was 82 years old. nbc's bruce hall looked back at his life and successful career. >> reporter: whether he was
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spinning a new record or ringing in the new year, america's oldest teenager was a beloved figure of music in television. in fact, dick clark was just a teen when he began his long career, first in radio, then tv. in 1956, clark hosted a variety show called "band stand" where young people would dance along with rock 'n roll records. when the show went national, clark changed the name to "american band stand" and broke new ground by introducing not only white artists but african-american musicians as well. soon teenagers all over the country were listening to the latest music while practicing new dance moves like the stroll and the twist. >> once again with a song called "lonely boy" here is paul anka. >> reporter: clark was known for his youthful looks and also his business savvy kept him on the
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air for six decades. >> everything in my professional life i owe to that show. >> reporter: for many years he also presided over the festivities in times square for his annual rockin' new year's eve broadcast until a severe stroke sidelined him in 2004. >> it's going great as usual. >> reporter: he returned to the broadcast as the nation welcomed him in 2006, re-establishing his credentials as an american icon. bruce hall, nbc news. >> what a legacy. you know, it's nice to see all that footage because it is all documented on video from all his shows in black and white and color and through the years. he never seemed to age. >> no he didn't until of course he had a stroke and then he made a few appearances after that but he surely will be missed. >> sure will. a picture has been worth far more than a thousand words for prince william's sister-in-law, pippa middleton. >> now that photo of her making global headlines is worth a big apology from one of her friends. "the sun" published this photo
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over the weekend next to a friend who pointed a fake gun at the papparazzi in paris. today french fashion designer arthur de soltray who was also in the car at the time apologized and defended middleton and says pippa had no idea their friend was going to use the fake gun as a joke and that pippa did not find it funny. an airline traveler in portland, oregon took off a lot more than his shoes while going through airport security. john brennan stripped naked in protest. it happened last night at portland international airport. brennan is 49 years old and he said he took off his clothes to protest tsa screeners who he claims were harassing him. when he refused numerous requests to put his clothes back on he was hauled off to jail. >> i heard nothing so this was my next action. i know that nude but not lewd in oregon is a protected speech and
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so i chose that option. >> despite that brennan was charged with disorderly conduct and indecent exposure and, yes, he missed his flight to san jose. tsa released a statement saying when a passenger chooses to be disruptive, police will be notified. >> don't want to sit next to that on a plane. forget drive through. one fast food chain is going to start driving to you instead. today burger king deployed food trucks that will be out in 40 cities. though it is not entirely clear which cities will see the trucks, cnbc found one in l.a. today handing out free samples. the formal rollout of the trucks will begin on monday. the goal is to get people to sample the new menu items and win customers back. burger king lost its number two status last year to wendy's. a north carolina teenager is now a youtube sensation. listen to him speak and you'll understand why.
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>> where the earth was no longer in our control, with our survival at stake, we have one chance and that chance is to fight back. >> there you have it. the newest golden voice. jack is just 14 years old. his impression of the movie trailer guy has racked up more than 3,600 views on youtube. he says he wants to become a voice actor. >> i'm not totally sure. we may have been reeled in on this one. >> i did watch it and the voice didn't exactly match up to the sound. but like many other things, we'll soon find out because i'm sure he'll be on other shows and they'll ask him to recreate it. >> at 14 his voice has changed in a big way fast. more to come on news 4 at 4:00. a dangerous game on the subway. teenagers, yeah, teenagers betting who can stay on the tracks the longest as a train
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an update on breaking news from the entertainment world. condolences are pouring in after the death of dick clark who had a heart attack this morning in santa monica, california, a day after he was admitted for an out patient procedure. >> he is the famous producer know "dick clark's rockin' eve" and continued performing even after suffering a stroke in 2004. smokey robinson is just one person reacting to the death of the television legend. we'll have more, coming up on news 4 at 5:00. we want to shift to veronica now. we have some rain to talk about, which is so fortunate for a lot
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of allergy sufferers out there. >> just driving around today though because it wasn't a driving rain, you know, the kind where you really have to concentrate on area roads, it was almost pretty. >> it was. it felt great. >> very calming. and nice to have. >> with no umbrella actually. >> that's when you really like the rain. all right. for the weekend, though, your outdoor plans and projects could be in jeopardy because we are expecting kind of a driving rain this weekend. with rain and thunderstorms. but for right now just more light rain coming through the area. your temperature at 54 degrees with a north wind at 9 miles per hour. and that wind will be fairly light during the overnight out of the north to northeast, so at times there could be some patchy fog around the area. where is the rain now? there's washington, d.c. we'll go ahead and zoom in a little bit. it's mainly north around warrenton and northern fauquier county, leesburg, gaithersburg, bethesda, up into howard county around ellicott city and columbia and all moving from west to east.
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there will be showers around for many of us, light showers throughout the overnight for 9:00, 11:00, and maybe even a lingering light shower hanging on across southern maryland east of i-95 around 4:00 and 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. but 53 to 52 and 50 degrees by tomorrow morning. sunrise tomorrow is at 6:25 and when the sun does come up expect to see just a few clouds around the area. here we are at 4:30 tomorrow morning. there is that rain moving out of here. as i said, southern maryland and down through the northern neck. then sunshine, the clouds are going to be quickly moving on out of here and your high from 68 to about 71 degrees. manassas, culpepper, leesburg, even could hit 71 degrees with lots of sunshine tomorrow. we've got two nice days coming up tomorrow and friday. your high 75 degrees. and then 76 on saturday. right now we've got rain likely on saturday for the afternoon. showers and thunderstorms develop, continue saturday night. sunday is looking a little cooler at 68 degrees.
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then the beginning of next week, guys, take a look at the beginning of next week. a little rain hanging on with highs in the 60s tuesday and wednesday. >> okay. a wet pattern. thanks, veronica. all right. well, talk about a destination wedding. last night a couple had the ceremony of their dreams at ikea. >> this was a hoot. as news 4's shomari stone reports it was the same place their love began to bloom. >> -- state of maryland i now pronounce you husband and wife. >> reporter: willie and julie rogers joined together in holy matrimony inside the place they rekindled their romance -- ikea in college park, maryland. >> look at my bride. i can't be nothing else but happy. >> reporter: how are you feeling? >> this has been so much fun. >> reporter: the fun-filled ceremony in the furniture-filled store featured rose petal covered floors, red and white
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chairs for family and friends to witness the first of its kind wedding. the love birds attended the same high school in washington, d.c. >> graduated and didn't see each other again for 30 years. >> reporter: until they met up again two years ago today in ikea's restaurant. love was in the air. >> we ended up having dinner here. >> reporter: it was on meatball tuesday. they gazed into each other's eyes over meatballs, mashed potatoes, and berry sauce. >> we wanted a quiet ceremony in the corner and a couple plates of meatballs. >> reporter: the guests ate meatballs and had a ball in the cafeteria. >> that is kind of neat that we're having their meal. >> reporter: ikea calls itself the life improvement store. this crowd hopes it improves the lives of these newlyweds. where are you going to have the honeymoon, in the home furnishing department? >> well, actually we are going to -- we do plan to go to new york and visit the brooklyn store. >> reporter: in college park, maryland, where -- >> we really like the meatballs.
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>> i'm shomari stone, news 4. >> they should be getting a lifetime of free meatballs supplied. >> looks like they might have gotten a free wed org at least a good deal. >> good deal at ikea. easy to come by. coming up, feeling hungry still? who is behind this entire pie made out of insects? >> and what sent a car sailing >> and what sent a car sailing into a
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a florida woman is charged with careless driving after her car slammed into a grocery store. take a good look at this. the video seen here was captured by surveillance cameras. police tell us the 76-year-old was pulling up to a stop sign when her car accelerated, crashed through the store's front doors. ten people were injured in the accident. no one was killed. a baby who was hit is expected to be okay. the cause of the crash is still under investigation. a woman drove her car off a bridge, fell 200 feet, and survived in austria. police say the 41-year-old woman was driving dangerously close to the side rail when she veered off the bridge yesterday. she reportedly had a blood alcohol level of about 1.6. police say it was a miracle she survived. they say after her car hit the ground she managed to climb out and get help. she was taken to the hospital with some bruises and broken bones. no word on any charges she may
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face. a professor in the netherlands has just published the first dutch insect cook book. the book contains an assortment of recipes intended to promote insects as a source of protein. not surprisingly, the author is a professor of entomology. he says insects provide a good alternative protein source that can meet the needs of a rising population in a shrinking world. to mark the book launch, dutch students tried to seat record for making the world's largest grasshopper pie. they're into cupcakes there, too. ooh, those look like worms. >> they do. even stink bugs i hear are good. stink bug tacos. >> no, no. >> stink bug pate. >> there goes dinner. if that thing starts moving around i'm moving out. up next a dangerous game that could have deadly consequences. >>
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it's a dangerous stunt. teenagers in new york were caught on video playing the game of chicken with a subway train. >> nbc's ida siegel has the latest. >> reporter: it's almost like a sport, a potentially deadly game of subway chicken, caught on video. yet you can see on the video posted on youtube down the platform there is a group of
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what appears to be teenage boys jumping on the tracks at the kingston avenue stop on the number 3 line. best guess? they're competing to see who dares to stay on the track the longest before the train comes. >> for goodness sake. >> reporter: we showed the video to people getting off the subway tonight. >> i guess it's a commentary on what's happening. kids don't have any purpose. life means nothing. they don't understand why they're on earth. it's really sad. >> reporter: you can hear the onlookers scream at them to get some sense. but they continued anyway. ultimately, all the daredevils did make it back on the platform safely. the last one was a mere ten stoekds spa seconds to spare before the train pulled in. the person who shot the video spoke to us on the phone. >> should the train try to stop suddenly, you know, people on the train could get hurt.
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everyone is at risk. >> reporter: the mta has seen the video is not happy about it. telling us tonight while you can't outlaw stupidity you have to remember that 146 people were struck by subway trains last year and 47 of them died. the individuals depicted in this video should be taken into custody and should have their heads examined. >> they need construction in their life. it is a shame this come and dive in front of a train to entertain themselves. now remembering television legend dick clark. >> we start with breaking news out of hollywood. american icon dick clark died today after having a heart attack this morning. clark created the american band stand pro-dwram and hosted the show for more than 30 years. that show alone launched the careers of hundreds of artists. the tv legend was also known for hosting "new year's rockin' eve" from times square and even made an appearance this past new year's. clark suffered a stroke back in
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2004 that affected his ability to walk and talk. dick clark is dead tonight at the age of 82. good evening everyone. i'm doreen gentzler. >> i'm barbara harrison. wendy is off this evening. joining us now on the phone to talk about dick clark's legacy is local radio personality surf kohlwell. good to have you with us. i want to talk about dick clark and how you think he is going to be remembered. >> well, he was legendary. you know? he not only created a music and tv empire but i think most importantly for me as a kid growing up, you know, watching band stand back in the day he created something in pop culture nobody had done. with band stand he brought some of the earliest pioneers of rock to our living rooms. all the duop bands and elvis presley and, of course, chuck barry, michael jackson, jerry lee lewis. as kids we were watching these


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