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into a pool. he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition but is expected to survive. a maryland medical facility will be closed today due to the hot weather. the air conditioning system is not working at the dennis avenue health center. it's part of the montgomery county health and human serviceses department. staff will work at alternate locations today. all appointments the there are canceled. you are still going to need the ac. a little bit of relief is coming your way. >> especially in time for the weekend, right? >> very humid though still. the air is so thick with humidity you could cut it and sell it as tofu. it is thick humidity this morning. >> it is kind of like tof uconn cyst tense si. >> it is. it's 84 at reagan national. 84 degrees with thick humidity. right now mid 70s in the suburbs, in prince george's's arlington, fairfax, montgomery counties. steamy 70s around the region. near the bay, near 80 degrees
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now. the storm4 radar showing a few passing sprinkles coming fr through. they're way out ahead of the front in the midwest now in the ohio valley. thunder and lightning in western maryland. there's one shower now in the central shenandoah valley. we do have a large area that is under a threat of severe weather. it includes our metro region. parts of northern virginia and all of maryland, eastern shore for this afternoon, maybe as early as 2:00. about 8:00, storms that develop in this yellow zone could produce damaging winds. so stay tuned. we'll keep you posted on that. daily planner. might have a passing shower this morning. likelihood during noontime. it's mid to late afternoon when we have that chance for severe storms. highs reaching the low to mid 90s though by early afternoon. and a lot of cloudiness around. not as hot as yesterday. got to the new record yesterday. 99 at reagan national. i'll be back in ten minutes with your friday evening planner. danella is here now with our
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look at friday traffic. >> right now i'm looking out for road work. if you're traveling in maryland. before we get to the road work i have a traffic signal out. if you're traveling briggs cheney road at outlet drive and automobile boulevard, the traffic lights are out and replace with stop line. just use caution. traveling northbound i 270 and old georgetown road, right lane is blocked by the road work. your volume is light right now. no major delays. if you're traveling along route 50, passing the beltway as you head westbound you're going to see the left lane blocked by road work here. this should be done about 5:00 a.m. again, checking your volume on route 50 east and west, nice and clear. richard and eun, back to you. following breaking news. a deadly standoff ended between taliban terrorists and security forces in afghanistan. three men attacked the kabul hotel with what shmachine guns
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grenades. taliban spokesman said the men attacked to hotel because foreigner there's were drinking and doing other things banned by islam. jurors were asked to listen to mike mcquery's testimony again during the second day of deliberations during the jerry sandusky sex abuse trial. the jury talked about the case for more than eight hours before ending deliberations about 9:30. today jurors will hear mcqueary's testimony again. he saw him assault a boy in the shower. they also want to hear again the testimony of dr. jonathan d dranov. this morning he is facing a new round of accusation. one of sandusky's six adopted children, his son matt, says he was also abused by the former penn state coach. matt sandusky's lawyer says the 33-year-old was prepared to testify for prosecutors at the trial. another man also went public on
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nbc's "rock center." >> i told him if he didn't get off me i was doing to call the police on him. and he just laughed at me and, you know, forced me on the -- to stay son the bed. >> travis weaver says he was abused in the penn state locker rooms and in sandusky's home. he is not involved in this case. he has filed a civil suit against sandusky. he is accused of sexually abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period. he denies the allegations. disappointing economic reports in the u.s. are taking their toll on overseas markets. index that measures stocks across asia fell 1.5% today and european markets are also down right now. stocks here fell yesterday after the labor department reported that the four-week average of applications for unemployment benefits jumped to the highest level in nine months. sales of previously owned homes also fell 1.5% last month. some of the world's largest
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banks though trying to recover fully from the financial crisis and they've been done another setback. moody's has lowered the credit rate for 15 major banks. they include bang of america, jpmorgan chase, citigroup, and goldman sachs. they usually makes it harder for banks to raise money by selling debt because investors demand higher interests. the university of virginia's ousted president may soon have her job back. the school board of visitors will meet next week to vote on whether to reinstate sullivan. it infuriated many faculty and students. the board of visitors are offering insight as to why it wanted sullivan gone. dragas said she was not agenting quickly enough to address key key issues, involving financial issues and online learning. with gambling in limbo, o'malley plans to meet with state lawmakers to decide what's next for casinos in the state. the biggest issue is weather to build a casino in national harbor. they voted not to call a special
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session on the issue. baker hopes to convince the governor to call one anyway. if no action is taken by august 20th, voters likely will not have a say until 2014. this morning a man faces charges for allegedly impersonating a police officer to a real police officer. prince george's police say anthony giovanni pulled over a off duty capital heights officer. he said he claimed to be a military police officer from louisiana and accused the off-duty officer of speeding. the off-duty officer identified himself and then called backup. anyone else who may have been stopped by giovanni should contact prince george's police. culpepper police officer accuse of killing an unarmed woman in her jeep has been fired. daniel harmon termination after a culpepper police department finished their internal affairs investigation. he is accused of shooting and killing her in a catholic school parking lot earlier this year.
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he pleaded not guilty to the charges earlier this month. he claims he shot cook in self-defense. it is now 4:36. 81 degrees, not waiting for help to arrive. >> my wife is in labor. her water has broken. it's time to go. >> hold on. let me get -- >> local child that had to enter the world in a dramatic way. plus, an afternoon at the pool ends with dozens of children needing some medical help. a light break from the heat today, but it comes with a chance of some severe weather. meteorologist tom kierein looks
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welcome back. more than swept people, mostly children, are recover this morning after getting sick in a public pool in indianapolis. kids were complaining of a foul smell and then started coughing and vomiting. emergency crews discovered a compound in the pool. it was a purifying chemical normally mixed with chlorine to help clean the pool. officials believe a pool employee mix i'd the chemicals incorrectly. back here, when you wake up this morning still feels kind of muggy, sticky. >> the 80s, too, in some parts of the area. i wonder if any relief? >> let's hope so. we need it. tom? >> good morning. there's live view from the ad city camera. low clouds over the monuments on this friday morning. 4:41. all cloudy. that's going to be good for us
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because we won't have as much of a heating situation like we did yesterday with that high sun ♪ and the hazy sky. we got to 99. right now those little speckles of green, storm4 radar showing a few light showers scattered across northern virginia and maryland. there's some wide spread moderate showers now in western maryland. those are passing north and east of the metro area. here's your day planner. passing shower through mid morning, into the mid 80s by then. by noontime, below 90s. might have a few thunder showers around. might hit the low to mid 90s by perhaps 1:00 or 2:00. then after that is when we have the possibility of some strong storms. some of them could produce damaging winds by about 2:00 all of the way until about 8:00 this evening. after that maybe some lingering showers and thunder showers in the 70s by midnight. a look at your weekend. and next week, seven-day outlook in ten minutes. how's traffic? still checking on over night road work.
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should be in the final stages. keep a heads up if you're traveling the outer loop of the beltway. route 123. one lane getting by in that area. the inner loop of the beltway at i-66. again, check for volume. not seeing any. looks to be in its final stages. however, if you're traveling the outer loop of the beltway for braddock road passing robinson terminal. the good news is you can see volume very light in the area on the inner loop as well as the outer loop. no delays at this time. just use caution. back over to you. >> thanks. 81 degrees at 4:42. still to come, what may be to blame forgetting a number of kids sick at an area summer camp. the big show of support for grandmother who fou
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oh, my god. your glasses are foggy. [ bleep ]. >> an update now to a story we first brought you yesterday. donations continue pouring in for the upstate new york school bus monitor who was bullied mercilessly by a group of seventh graders. the funds for karen kline has topped $380,000. video of cline being tormented has gone viral more than 1.5 million people have watched it on youtube. a 911 dispatcher in prince george's county helped a father deliver his son at home. >> my wife is in labor. her water has broken and time to go. >> sounds pretty calm. that was andre johnson. he called 911 moments after his wife's water broke at their home in hillcrest heights yesterday. news4 spoke exclusively to the mother and 911 dispatcher about
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the dramatic delivery. >> i was very, very shocked at how it came. >> all of a sudden he's like, i see the head, i see the head. i said, you do? so i went back into the program and the program talks you through birth and so i was trying to calm the father down. >> richard, marvin johnson was born 7 pounds, 13 ounces. this morning both richard and his mother are doing fine. a judge is hoping for a trial with a man charged in killing his wife. 48-year-old is accuse of strangling and beating 91-year-old last summer. she was a well-known journalist. doctors say he is not mentally competent to stand trial in august. evaluation this week describes him as delusional and increasingly anxious. he is being treated at a psychiatric hospital. a judge is hoping to begin trial in october. a d.c. judge ruled 11 occupy protesters have to pay fines for
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refusing to obey police orders back in december. demonstrators started building what they call the occu barn in the square. they hoped to use it as a gathering place. the protesters refused to get down from the structure's wooden beams. eventually police got all of them down and arrested them. they had to pay fines ranging from $50 to $150. investigators in virginia hope new and improved technology will help them solve three cold cases. the state's medical examiner used a federal grant to create sculpted likenesses of unidentified people in the area. sculptures are created from s l skeletal remains from three men nine years ago. officials post the sculptures online and hope a family member sees it and then submit a dna samp to see if there is a match. >> this way, with the skull approximations it might tickle the family's fancy and think it might be their loved one and might bring families in and encourage them to supply the
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dna. this might in the be their loved one but someone else in the system might. >> state officials and police hope the sculptures will help them and bring closure for families and missing loved ones can on online to see details. aermt private is charged with leaking classified information to wikileaks. army appeals court denied request to public access to records in the court-martial of bradley manning. the center for constitutional rights filed a petition on half of the police and founder and five journalists who says it will appeal the ruling to the military's highest court. health officials say food poisoning is likely not the reason why several students became sick at george mason university. more than 40 students participating in a summer program reported symptoms including nausea, stomach pain and headaches. the group likely contracted a viral disease. students may have spread the illness by touching a germy
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surfa surface. >> we see it throughout the year. primarily during the winter months and early spring months. so, you know, it's possible to see it this time of the year in the summer, as well. >> students were at gmu with the congressional award foundation. their summer program ended yesterday. twitter is facing some backlash after the social media website was hit with two service outages. the outage began just before noon with limited service returning an hour later only to go out for a second time. twitter's public relations account later tweeted the issue with caused by a bug in one of the infrastructure components. twitter has had problems with outages before, mostly in 2008 when they accommodate a greater web traffic. 4:49. miami is celebrating the red hot heat this morning. >> miami heat are once again nba champio champions. lebron james captured that illusive title. >> he dominated the oklahoma
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city thunder 121-106, clenching their second tight until seven years. after leaving game four with a leg cramp, lebron james careyed miami, 11 rebounds and 13 assists. and earning mvp honors. what a way to go in that last game. the rest of the big three, wade and bosh also had big nights. former wizard mike miller knocked down seven three-pointers to help clinch the title. now, after the game fans flooded into the streets around the arena to celebrate this win. many started impromptu drum lines with pots and pans using cookware to celebrate has been a tradition in miami, especially in sections of town like little havan havana. beside the noise, everyone remained peaceful and no reports of damage or injuries. but i told you, pots and pans. >> that's what they do. >> pots and pans with a wooden spoon, celebration. >> you're happy this morning. >> yes. >> you say a lot of people take the day off. >> i'm guess that no one in
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miami is going to work today. >> that's right. celebrations continue. we are feeling miami heat here in a whole different way. a little bit of relief but not a whole lot to this morning. >> finally, the den has died down. >> we finally did cut it out. >> this morning, it is the deafening roar has subsided but we may hear the roar of thunder by this afternoon. there is the murky, muggy sky over the washington monument. jefferson memorial live view from nba h-24. 84 at reagan national airport. not even 5:00 in the morning. a steamy 84 with the dew point at 7 2. very high humidity around the region. temperatures now are are also in the low 80s right near the chesapeake bay. else in the 70s, eastern shore. rest of maryland, virginia, high hads out in western maryland and northern west virginia it's right around 70 degrees.
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very steamy. we've got a southwesterly flow ahead of a cool front that's going to be moving in later today. that flow is bringing in a few light showers now in fairfax county along i-95 and fredericksburg. a few sprinkles north of washington, too. in area in yellow, this is a severe risk zone. looks like 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. is when we could get some strong storms that might produce some damaging winds. it does include our metro area, northern virginia. just about all of maryland and eastern shore and the i-95 corridor. if you plan on traveling later today, flight delays including washington and boston. cloudy, humid by 9:00. a small chance of shower in the 80s. by noontime, a greater chance of a shower, maybe some thunder will be in the upper 80s and low 90s. might get into the mid 90s around 1:00, 2:00. likelihood of thunderstorms and some of them could be severe with damaging winds. looks like prime time for that is 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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fall from the 90s back down to the 80s. and then down to the 70 was some of the showers and thunder showers into this evening. then sun back tomorrow. low humidity. a beautiful day, after highs into the 80s. great beach and pool weather. low humidity still around on sunday, too, with highs in the 80s. although sunday evening we've got a small chance of shower or thunder shower. and then, cooler tuesday/wednesday. highs only near 80. low humidity into the end of the week. danella, good morning. how's traffic? >> good morning. overnight road work looks to be completely gone now. traveling 66 making your bay eastbound at nuttily. just seeing the cones picked up earlier. only the left lane was blocked here. you were able to get by on the right. now the travel lanes are open as you head to the beltway. 56 miles per hour. 11 minutes to get in fr fairfax county parkway to the beltway. continuing on i-66, nice and clear. no road work and no delayses at all. eastbound travel sensors are
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picking up driving at 56 miles per hour. 11 minutes to the beltway. i'm back in ten with a look at your rails. richard and yooueun, back over you. >> and that ball is killed! fair ball right field corner. florez will score. adam being waved around. here comes the throw. it is 4-2, nationals. >> you go. the nationals beat the tampa bay rays again last night, 5-2. second straight win. the nats increase their league in the national league east 3 1/2 games with that victory and begin their battle of the beltways tonight against the orioles in baltimore. the slump is over. tampa bay pitcher boston with pine tar on his glove has an eight-game suspension. p peralta used to pitch for him. what they knew when he played here. peralta is appealing the
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suspension. 81 degrees at 4:54. turn off the lights. coming up in the next half hour, the health impact sleeping with too much light can have on you. first, catching a bigger break when you head to the gas pump, how low prices could fall. putting an end to mystery. you a m
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. welcome back. it's 4:57. 81 degrees. gas prices could dip down to $3
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a gallon this year, analysts tell "usa today." we could reach that mark by halloween and certainly by thanksgiving. you should start to see gas prices fall significantly after the summer. in case you were wondering, you haven't paid prices around $3 since december of 2010. like most weekends you can expect track work on metro this weekend but only three lines will be effected on the orange line buses will replace trains between east and west falls church. also single tracking on the red and blue lines. all of that work starts at 10:00 tonight, in addition, naval yard will close at 10:00 at saturday night for a security drill. everything should be back to normal by monday morning. a traffic alert you will want to avoid the beltway near the wilson bridge this weekend starting tonight at 9:00. work crews plan to close the through lanes of the outer loop in and xand drinkia. all traffic between telegraph road will have to get by in one local lane. all lanes should reopen by 5:00 monday morning. to get around this mess, i-95
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drivers are urged to take the inner loop of the beltway or take 395 to the southeast-southwest freeway. this morning the mystery wedding ring found in a used car is back with its rightful owner. >> love this story. steven and sharon callahan of california found the ring inside their pontiac a few weeks ago. i've sense they've been calling dealerships and searching car repair records. it finally led them about 50 miles away to 79-year-old darlene king. king says the ring was her late husband's wedding ring. she believes it was lost ability five years ago. king says she plans to send the ring to her son in oregon as remembrance of his father. >> i bet it was in that crease in the seat because everything that goes down there you can never get back. >> i love that they found it and they found the rightful owner. now there's a special place in that family's heart for them. stay with us. "news4 today" continues right now at 5:00. >> and now, from washington's le

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