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growing up, thinking that you are invincible, nothing going to happen to you, all of a sudden, something like that to happen. >> a grieving boy shares the pain of losing his father and his uncle in the chesapeake bay. good evening, everyone. some absolutely heartbreaking, gut wrenching story. jason brown was swimming with his father and uncle off a beach when the tide pulled them under. jason was the only one to make it safely back to shore. the last words that he heard from his dad, i love you. news4's derrick ward talked to the family. >> reporter: sunday afternoon white caps off cove point, there's no searching now. the water's too rough. on saturday searchers found
daniel brown. his brother, doug, is still out there somewhere. jason is brown is with family and friends. he has memories of his dad. >> he always brought the family together and it's good to have him you know, bring them all together in this time. >> reporter: jason was swimming with his father, daniel and uncle, doug, friday when it happened. >> the tide pulled us to you the a little bit. okay, we have to go back in. we started swimming back, we weren't making it we were swimming in place. >> reporter: doug tried to swim back and get help. >> i was standing with my dad and he was -- he just told me -- told me he loved me told me to go ahead. >> reporter: it was the last time he saw his father the last time he saw his uncle. they were two peas in a pod they did lots together. >> reporter: being on the water was always a big part of the family's together time. both brothers were excellent swimmers and even better family men. >> they loved their mother. their mother was central to their world and their kids. >> reporter: their mother remembers them as the best sons a mother could have, kind to everyone. the parents were divorced but
came together for the children. what makes it sadder, the same family suffered a tragic loss off the very same waters a few years back. moses' father, bob was lost when the fishing boat el toro ii sank in the bay in 1992. >> i think life's just cruel cruel sometimes. >> reporter: the family perseveres with the memories of the good times and the bay. >> we will probably all go there and remember them. >> reporter: memories what could inseparable memories meant to each other. >> tried his hard toast make everybody happy, and i just -- i like the thought of that. >> reporter: derrick ward, news4. this tragedy is being deeply felt in the bloomingdale community in d.c. doug brown was one of the owners of costa brave virginia on first street northwest. condolences for the family are pouring in as the neighborhood learns about the drownings. doug is being remembered for his high energy and his warm spirit. residents say costa brave virginia was the pride of his life, outside of his family, of course.
>> not only was he an owner, but also a neighbor. so he lived right here in the kind of situation where you're just thinking about losing someone who owns an important business in the community, thinking about losing a neighbor, for many of us a friend. >> we checked in with the calvert sheriff's office today and we are told that they have not yet been able to recover doug's body. we are going to send you an alert on our nbc washington app as this story continues to develop. a truck crashes into a woman inside her apartment, sending the woman to the trauma center and landing the driver behind bars. howard county police released these pictures. officers say the driver smashed into an apartment this morning. the driver then just took off on foot but later returned to the scene. he now faces several charges, including negligent driving. the victim is now in stable condition. two people are dead after a boat crashed near the key bridge in baltimore early this morning. investigators say the boat hit a
concrete object in the water just 50 yards from the bridge, but the bridge was not damaged. now, a short time ago, we learned the names of the victims, wendy lawson and kimberly irvin of baltimore. both women were found in the water by search crews. >> we expect that we will be interviewing all the, you know, survivors and we also, you know will be talking to people at the places they stopped. >> police also identified the operator of the boat as timothy wilson of baltimore. six other people were injured in the crash and had to be taken to the hospital. right now it's not clear how serious their injuries are. this next story many of you have been following in our nbc washington app. and of course, nbcwashington.com. a man killed after attacking a woman in west virginia may have been a serial killer who struck before in vegas. police say the woman shot this man, 45-year-old neil falls in self-defense at her home in charleston earlier this month.
falls was answering an online ad. now, police are trying to figure out if falls is connected to the disappearance of four prostitutes near las vegas. falls rented out a room in the town at the same time that those bim disappeared. and i'm here as president of a country that sees kenya as an important partner. i'm here as a friend. [ applause ] who wants kenya to succeed. >> a rock star welcome for president obama in kenya today. an enthusiastic crowd of thousands gathered at a sports arena to hear him speak. mr. obama talked about ending corruption and helpinging the east african country fight against terrorism. right now president obama is in ethiopia. he will be the first american president to address the african union. two people are in custody and one is still on the run after a deadly house pyre shooting in mechanicsville maryland. st. mary's county police arrested demetrius burkes,
jeffrey and wade braithwaite at a home yesterday. the two men are accused of acting as accomplices in the shooting. police are still looking for 21-year-old alan bangel. he was responsible for killing cody lacy at the home on lavender lane yesterday. two people were shot early this morning in prince george's county. police responded to the call about 130 in the morning in hyattsville. officers found two men with gunshot wounds. both were taken to the hospital. one is expected to survive. the other man does have life-threatening injuries have what we are told at this time. meanwhile right now, crews are recon figuring the lanes at the intersection of georgia avenue and randolph road in wheaten. traffic will be down to bun lane in each direction on both roads during the construction. crews should finish by the monday morning rush hour. the government slaps one of the world's top automakers with a record fine. what fiat chrysler has to do to make amends and why you may be
able to cash in. a wild and scary scene in a neighborhood had heavily armed officers guarding the community. and guests relieve -- out of their rooms. why they say employee does have done much more to keep them safe. temperatures hovering around 90 degrees right now. and there's a whole lot more 90-degree weather coming up in
it was like a bomb went off. >> employees not answering the question. five or six times, where are the stairs? and we were met with blank stares. >> we are learning more about the scary moments after this fire shot through the cosmopolitan hotel in las vegas. while the fire department was less than a mile away and firefighters arrived quickly, as you heard from that last guest some say hotel employees were not helping evacuate the massive building. fire broke out on the 14th there are pool area yesterday. only two people had minor injuries. a heavy police presence in this neighborhood in milwaukee, but they are not looking for a criminal. they are hoping to find the elusive milwaukee lion. witnesses tell police they saw what appears to be a lion and a cub roaming around in the park last night. the first sighting was on
monday. since then people are tweeting about it using the the #milwaukeelion. you can check out nbcwashington.com for more on the search and what the milwaukee zoo is saying about their lions. the u.s. government is getting ready to hit fiat chrysler with a big fine for failing to notify consumers about potentially dangerous car defect he is. officials are expected to announce the $105 million fine tomorrow. fiat chrysler will have to buy back some cars that were defective. the company will also have to offer incentives to owners. you can read more about that fine and hear fiat's response on the nbc washington app and we will stay on top of that for tomorrow. d.c. activates its heat emergency plan because the temperatures have snaked above 90 degrees and storm team4 meteorologist chuck bell says you better get used to it. i'm darcy spencer live in
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discovered the damage last night and whoever damaged the cars is still out there. darcy spencer is live in centerville with more on the investigation. darcy? >> reporter: erika this is really frustrating for people who own these vehicles that were vandalized vandalized. we are live on lee overlook road. if you look here this tells the story of what happened in this neighborhood last night. we received a tip from a viewer who lives right here in this neighborhood telling us that up to 35 cars and vans had been vandalized with this spray paint somewhere between 9 and 10:00 last night. it looks to me we saw several ourselves on the side of the vehicle that faces the sidewalk but looks like someone may have been walking through this neighborhood with a can of spray paint painting and spray paining up to three dozen vehicles. let's hear now from one owner who came out and found his van vandalized this morning. >> this morning we were getting ready for church and i live down the street right here a little bit.
and i noticed that there was some spray paint on my minivan. so i decided to take a walk and see if any of the other vehicles were vandalized. sure enough, i saw this one and that minivan right there which has a lot more some writing and some words. i don't know some kind of gang sign or whatever, but there's definitely cars that have been damaged like this. >> reporter: it was just last weekend that seven cars and trucks were set on fire in a neighborhood not too far from here in centerville about a couple of miles away. fairfax county police were able to arrest some juveniles in connection with those cases but at this point, we checked in with their facts county police, they did receive reports of damage last night but whoever did this still on the loose. erika, back to you. >> darcy spencer, thanks so very much. somebody is stealing stuff from cars in lotrton and burke and police are reminding if you like it lock it.
last night, there were 20 deaths along huntsman boulevard and coachman drive. all of the cars were unlocked. all of them. police are reaching out to homeowner association and neighborhood watch groups. they say instead of hiding things in the trunk, just take them out of your car and to lock it please. chuck bell joining us now. and unfortunately the bearer of bad news, you thought last week was beautiful -- >> all how you frame it erika. bad news, going to be like us, stuck at work nothing to do but complain about the heat f this is your week of vacation at the beach, job well done picking your week of vacation. yeah, going to be a sizzler around here. temperatures likely to be at or above 90 degrees at least five or six out of the next seven days and rain chances are dropping just as temperatures are rising. high pressure building into the region promises a very warm and increasingly humid week. there's the view from our tower, looking northbound, bethesda and chevy chase hazy sky out there plenty of filters sunshine
getting through, one or two showers out there, not much of a rain threat. 89, reagan international airport, nice south breeze averaging 13 miles an hour, breeze helped keep a little bit of the edge off the heat. what to expect, a warm and humid evening. there is still a risk of a shower or two but no cancellable level of showers out there. it looks like a toasty warm week on the way out. 84 now in gaitdersburg, 83, naval academy, 90, fredericksburg, 89 in arlington evening planner, maybe an isolated shower or two but 95% dry forecast for your evening temperatures down to 87 by 7:00. 79 by 11 p.m. weather slow downs, knowing to worry about this evening nothing tomorrow morning as well, but there is a pretty good chance for showers around may slow things down just a smidgen on the monday afternoon commute home. satellite picture shows a fair amount of sunshine around here. there's a weather front just up to our north that sparked off a little better chance for showers and thunderstorms in parts of pennsylvania and ohio. that front's going to be inching its way in our direction, so
that's the rt for late tonight and early tomorrow and then as the weather front sort sags down into the i-95 corridor tomorrow that's our monday rain chance. no severe weather expected. not everyone is going to get rained on, a pretty substantial chance that someone is going to be rained on tomorrow. here is your hour by hour planner, maybe a sprinkle in the morning, 74 clouds 85 at lunchtime, best chance of rain tomorrow between 3 and 9:00, temperatures rising the upper 80s tomorrow, no heavy rain, standard issue umbrella all you may need to carry around with you tomorrow. the way future weather handle it is isolated shower chance think the model is overdoing it for the evening hours tonight. end of the day tomorrow, a dry, cloudy start here is the chance for showers and thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon into tomorrow evening. as i mentioned if this is your week at the beach, job well done on picking your vacations. temperatures going to be in the low to middle 80s, showers likely monday on into tuesday before things start to dry off once again. here is your seven-day forecast, 89 tomorrow, but then zooming
back into the 90s tuesday through saturday, best chance of rain monday another slight chance for a shower on your thursday. >> lafter up the sunblock. thanks, chuck. coming up next in sports, missed opportunities for the this summer take flight, without having to take a flight. because all the thrills you need are right here at busch gardens, and water country usa. in williamsburg, va. like the daring new coaster tempesto. so ride together slide together whether it's monster drops collossal curls or furry friends it's all here. vacation packages start at $50 per person per night. the ultimate summer vacation is closer than you think at busch gardens and water country usa.
you win some, you lose some but that has really been the pattern fortunates. you win some you lose some. >> what was that word you were using, oomph. >> pep in the step. >> mojo. >> i'm not sure why i'm leaning forward saying that they need something. make no mistake, for the nation as it was wild on saturday night, players came back from injury, for goodness sakes. anthony ran doan, escobar the lineup, desmond smashed his third home runs in as many nights, the nats scored nine home runs a wild saturday night can lead to a calm sunday. it was fortunates in pittsburgh. in fact this qualifieded a excitementex- -- qualified as excitement for the nats. you can grin about this if you're a nats fan. michael a. taylor keeps rocking home run, last night's win
back-to-back games a long ball shot in the center eighth home run joe rosin at hill for the nats, trouble in the third, men on the corner andrew mccutcheon tells me he is good, lines this into center that folds in, the run comes in, by the are as a 2-1 lead on the rbi single. then in the fourth, ross facing kneel walker, second baseman, deep to center, so deep in fact, they called it a home run. gone seven strikeouts, three runs allowed six innings for ross. bottom of the fifth pirates up 3-1, poe lang co-at the plate, takes ross to left center looks like extra bases, michael taylor can catch, too, covered great ground, robs polanco, saves an easy double. you shouldn't be mad, you should be happy. nats trying to steal a win. one out, ramos grounds into the inning ending double play. his major league baseball leading 14th win of the season, by the are as take the series
and the game, 3-1. >> we don't put too much into it. all we worry about is today and when it's over we go to tomorrow. tomorrow is an off day, good to get some guys some rest and then we got another long stretch. so, we got to take it one at a time and win on tuesday and go from there >> there is always tomorrow. could be a song. christmas in july, a day late in st. petersburg, it is the 26th a little confused down there, orioles visiting the race some gifts early, top of the first, dives for it can't make the catch, jones scores easily. hardy hardy waved in a 2-run double. man on for caleb joseph, the catcher catches this you might say, just right. skies to left, two-run shot. wow, the orioles a 5-0 lead. do your job, bases loaded jam in the fifth, facing evan longoria, the third machado's throw just
in time. escapes it three strikeout two runs allowed. the orioles beat the rays. all right big crowds in cooperstown, new york, 2015 hall of fame enshrinement terrific attendance. this year's class includes john smoltz, first player in major league baseball history, 200 wins, 150 saves. astro fans on hand for craig biggio, the 3,000-hit club. biggio played his entire career with houston. the big unit, randy johnson, five-time cy young award winner, pitched a perfect game and no hurt. pedro martinez fans from the dominican republic celebrating in coopers time five times, the lowest e.r.a. in the league. >> nice suit. >> most time the most strikeouts, also a nice suit, representing the dominican republic, of course. >> i'm so humbled to be a member of the national league national baseball hall of fame. i'm honored by so many of my family members. to be here in cooperstown is not something i ever dreamt. >> so many things that i would
like to say that i don't know if i will find the words in spanish or english. but my god, i'm thankful. i'm thankful for everything. >> all right look, we know home is where the heart is that's nice. how about some goals? d.c. unite cod use some, black and red own the road ament mo, five games, two competitions, only found the net three times for one win. d.c. united returned home to rfk stadium to play if i recall, looking for a change of offense, with change in its lineup. making his debut for d.c. united, coming over to trade last week, things did not start well for black and red. cj saab bong in front beats steve burn baum the defenders, union up 1-0. just terrific finish. now, a few minutes later, phil attacking again sebastian la tude showing off his footwork, send it is in, somehow find it is past andrew dykstra, two credited with a goal up 2-0,
four minutes into the match some credit. late in the half, united does respond. chris will send in the cross, hey, this new guy, he knows how to put it in the net, he does. and makes it a one-goal game 2-1 they flaetd second half. >> on that, congratulations for getting that win. that is the news for now. nightly news is coming up next, then we will see you again for news4 at 11:00. until then, good night, everybody. oh my gosh, it's the guy from last night. what?! can i jump on your wi-fi? yeah, you can try it. hey! i had a really good time last night. yeah, me too. the only thing is that... the only thing is what? what's the only thing? oh my gosh he's married. he's a kleptomaniac. he's a pyromaniac. he's a total maniac. hey! hey! go back to your wife you sociopath! leave slow internet behind. the 100% fiber optics network is here. get out of the past. get fios. now $79.99 a month. go online or call now. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v
on this sunday night, the trump factor. our new poll puts the candidate at or near the top of the republican field in two key states as the race tightens for hillary clinton. desperate search off the florida coast for two teenage boys missing in a small boat. tonight, growing concern and a big reward offered by an nfl legend. warning signs about the gunman in that deadly lily movie theater shooting and why the governor said he should not have been able to buy a gun. inside syria. our keir simmons is with the people caught in the middle of a widening war with terrorists. and the hunt for a lion on the streets of milwaukee. new sightings reported and there might even be a cub. "nightly news" begins now.