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again, one lane getting by there. those northbound lanes have all just reopened. that, of course, is good for the folks headed northbound. it's going to be cold here. if you're headed through, you want to take georgetown or connecticut instead. big look at the beltway. everything is rolling along just fine. don't very any major problems when i select construction. you can see a little bit of construction pops up here and there. it's going mostly be out of the way in the next 30 minutes or so. right now both directions have a little bit of ongoing roadwork sticking around here this morning. again, megan mcgrath is going to be live in bethesda this morning. we're going to check with her in just a little bit and keep you updated on the southbound lanes. >> reporter: molette green with new details. police escorted a group of people from city hall out to vans and vehicle as short while ago after all-night protest.
we're working to figure out how more were arrested. they refused to leave the building. earlier they could be heard shouting there from the upper gallery of a conference room when a city council committee voted o ken davis becomg a top cop. voting that police change their tactics. we'll stay on top of the developing stories. >> thank you, mollet. it's not clear whether syracuse police arrested anywhere near the university however the campus is no longer on lockdown. police say someone shot a and killed a man and then ran into the cemetery next door. just hours ago they say there is no longer a threat. no one from the university was involved. d.c. fire crews rescued one person.
there was heavy smoke coming from burned food on the stoesh. one man was critically hurt. today a man who ran over a d.c. police officer with his car will be sentenced. kevin burno will face pruzen. the officer is no longer able to perform patrol duties. >> you may have seen this video on social media. that officer holding down 18 yrls jason goolsbee. two officers detain him on pennsylvania avenue southeast. somebody called police and said goolsbee and two friends looked suspicious hanging in front of the atm. the video sparked protests and the hash tag/justiceforjason. a news kohn frens is set for
1:00 p.m. d.c. police say a man broke into a woman's home and raped her. it was near 18th and iowa streets in southeast. police say the suspect tricked a woman into opening her door and attacked her. police in the area say they're surprised this crime happened on their quiet street. >> i've spent the last 24 hour on the phone with the police asking how has this happened. this is a safe block. we've had problems in the past, but this is rape. >> we do know he was arrested yesterday in maryland and will be sent back to d.c. to face charges. customs computers are up and running again following a computer glitch. the outage delayeds passengers for about 90 minutes. this out aage affected computer.
there's the wheel broken beyond repair. >> police need your help in tracking down a hit-and-run driver. that'sed ay that's addy a y alvarez. his family is hoping witnesses should come forward. >> they should always be paetsch aenlt, bevigilant, and not rush because nothing's that important to run a kid over. >> alvarez is walking with crutches and wearing a cast and a splint on his sprained ankle. his father wants more patrol and cameras 24/7. now to decision 2016. it's another busy day for the democratic front-runners. hillary clinton picking up a big union endorsement. clinton is also speaking to the u.s. hispanic chamber of
commerce in texas. you may see bernie sanders on the ellen degeneres show and you may hear from joe biden on whether he'll join the race. nbc tracie potts will join us in a little bit to talk about donald trump and how he was welcomed to a richland event. at 5:05, we learner a change. there's an announcement coming this morning about it. the government increases benefits based on cost-of-living increases and down super index. they say it could leave benefits unchanged this time around. a live look outside for you at the district where it's about 55 degrees right now. you may want to turn the heat on in your car. i know i did. >> you did? >> i did. i had it on. chuck has your computer forecast in your next "weather & traffic on the 1s." >> it's a move that stunned the
happening today a texas school committee will hold a meeting about this video. you may remember last month two high school football players tackling a referee during the game. the referee will be at the meeting today. the players say the ref made racial slurs toward them and he denies it. job growth over the last 25 years has been greatest in professional and business service education. they receive a decline. they develop a job training
strategy and raise the minimum wage to $15. i want to get a look at your "weather & traffic on the 1s." >> storm team 4 tells us you'll probably need a jacket, right, chuck? >> aaron said he had his heater on. you'll neat a light wrap. mid-50s in montgomery county -- or mid-40s. also fairfax, arlington, 55 in fredericksburg and stafford. the good news means no weather-related slowdown for this morning or this evening. coming up, as a result could have a weather-related slowdown. here's an exclusive sky cast. hardly a cloud to be found. it's going to be a nice one. your temperatures near 50 with dry pavement this morning and mid-60s with full sunshine coming later on. this weekend promises to be much, much colder.
i'll have your seven-day forecast coming up at 5:41. we have melissa mollet mo has coming slowdowns in places. >> continuing problems. unfortunately this is not something i can clear out of the way. rockville pike, the water main break in bethesda. we're going to hear from her in just a minute. between cedar lane and pooksville, we have one southbound lane open. you're going want to take georgetown or connecticut instead. all northbound lanes are open. you're going to be just fine this morning. prince george's county looking pretty f pretty good. inbound going 66 miles an hour. at 95 northbound here when you're headed to town, you can see it gets a little bit slow as you head toward woodbridge and then it clears right up. no major problems headed into the city. you're rolling along just fine.
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molette, thank you. it's 5:16 now. we turn to the repairs on the water main. how to get around the closures and megan mcgrath has an update on a problem now in its third day. i hope there's some progress. >> reporter: yeah, this is a problem that's been occurring for a couple of days wc days. we are seeing progress. they're making great progress in the short time we've been here. they've been laying down the asphalt and while this is still an issue and going to be an issue, it may not be with us for the entirety of rush hour. so that's good news. now, a 16-inch water main break here on rockville pike burst on tuesday flooding a street and causing all kinds of traffic tie-ups. they have fixed the pipe and now all they have left to do is repair a roadway.
rockville, we have one lane getting by to the left. so that is going to staal traffic during this morning's rush hour, so people are going to want to take alternative routes. if you're heading outbound, those lanes are all open, but the work continues. we're not exactly sure how long it's going to take to fill in the holcomb pleatly to put the asphalt down. we, osks, will be here all morning long an provide updates. we'll let you know when things get back to normal. >> thank you. it is 5:17. today prosecutors who say they're ahead of schedule will get back to work building their case. severance is charged with murdering three people in alexandria over a ten-year period. prosecutors have been working backward chronologically. yesterday they focused on mur r murdered ron kirby. a plummer who was there on the day of the shooting said he saw a man who looked like severance
just a few blocks away from the house. so far there's no dna or fingerprint evidence to link him to two of the three kills. a fairfax woman charged with ripping people off is charged with fake charities. she's scheduled for cord. she also goes by the name of lynn miller. prosecutors say she wrote fake checks. she's also accused of using money from a fake autism charity to pay bills. >> police are obtaining a murder charge from a student. a freshman is charged with killing one and shooting two. he's charged with second-degree, not first-degree murder. he told police he only shot the others after they hit him in the face and chased him. there's a hearing in the case next week. there is a meeting tonight
on converting i-66 into toll lanes. it starts at 7:30 tonight. the proposed plans will turn the hov lanes on 66 between rosslyn and the beltway into hov lanes during weekday peak periods. >> so just how cold is it going to be this winter? we're soon going to hear from the experts on what they think about this. later this morning the national oceanic & atmospheric administration is set to announce its predictions for u.s. temperature and prec precipitation for the upcoming season and we'll talk about el nino and how that may influence this winter. >> i know snow lovers say we haven't had a lot of snow but this polar vortex thing, we're cold. >> no tolerance. >> i think i've heard some of what noaa might say. maybe not as wet as last winter,
but still cold. >> you know t last couple of winters, they've started mild. the real key is they've ended cold. february and march is where all the cold is stacked up. it felt like they lasted forever. one of the key indicators they look at for trying to estimate how cold they're going to be, siberian snowfall in october. they've been way above average. this year, siberian snowfall off to an above average start again. so that may indicate a little bit. the big change between the last two winters will be, indeed, el nino. that has the tendency to keep our winter as little milder. we'll have the complete outlook coming up next march. outside for now, it's indeed a chilly start for first thing this morning. temperatures are in the 40s to near 50 degrees. 51 out the door right now. 49 at 7:00.
59 by 9:00. temperatures will climb into the mid and upper 60s today. an abundance of sunshine. not as breezy as yesterday. more sun, less wind. it will feel leak a warmer day for sure. 45 in gaithersburg and manassas. 56 in arlington. afternoon highs todaying about 65 in frederick, maryland, 67 in culpeper, 65 out winchester virginia. planning out your evening, back into the low 60s by 7:00 and mid-50s by 10:00, 11:00. the key word for this weekend is "co "cold." highs back in the 50s. freezing in the suburbs. that's sunday, monday morning. here's your seven-day forecast then. 69 and sunshine. 650s tomorrow with a rain shower or two, chances are below 30%.
there's your cold weekend. highs only in the 50s. we'll talk more about today coming up in ten minutes and how the weather is going to impact your plans. but for now hoer's melissa mollet. >> that ter main break, we still have that one southbound lane getting by. all northbound lanes are open. again, this is between cedar lane and pooksville road from a couple of days ago. megan mcgrath. we'll be checking in with her. brand-new report of a disabled vehicle there. trying to get more information about what's going on there as far as any potential blockages. taking a big look at the beltway, inner loop and outer loop, everything rolling along just fine. after that you don't have any problem. same thing as you're headed northbound. i'll see you back here in ten minutes."weather & traffic on .
we're monitoring lamar odom. the former nba star is on life support. we learned overnight he may have suffered a stroke when he was found in a nevada broktsle. he had cocaine in his system at the time. no drugs were found in his room. another developing story. a nurse who survived ebola and is now ill again and a recurrence could be the problem again. a british expert in biomedical studies say it is possible for the ebola virus to re-emerge in a small percentage of people. >> in new york a mother and fiancee are behind bars this morning charged with first-degree manslaughter in the beating death of their own son. this happened at word of life church during a kunling session. bruce and deborah leonard were
arrested along with their daughter and three other members. the 19 and 17-year-old were beaten after that counseling session turned physical. >> both brothers were continually subjected to physical punishment in the hopes of several hours in hopes they could confess the prior sin and would ask for forgiveness. >> the one brother is stel in the hospital with serious injuries. the hunter who lead the expedition that killed the lion is in kofrmt minnesota dentist walter palmer killed cecil in early july. if found guilty, bron kifrt could faye up to ten years in prison. extra recovery centers are now open in columbia to help flood survivors.
south carolina governornyky haley says she is pleased with the progress the government is making but there's still a long ways to go frmt >> we are working for your health. prostate cancer is known as a silent killer because some men don't ow they have any symptoms. can schedule an appointment between 3:30 and 6:30 today. call doctors for that. new research shows mothers are not given adequate accommodations to pump while at work. only 40% hat break time and a private enough place to pump. mothers who did have an promote time were twice as likely to exclusively breast-feed their baby for six months. it is 5:26.
new details in a maryland police officer accused spitting on someone during an arrest. what baltimore's mayor is now suggesting. >> and looking live outside of our studios here in northwest washington, it is just 55 degrees this morning. does that constitute cold, aaron? >>. millimeter. >> how cold will it get in your neighborhood today?
molette green at the live desk. getting the all clear. a short while ago you could see images of police standing their ground. protesters earlier staged an all-nighter inside the building. police ended up arresting some of them. we're working to find out just how many. at least 12 there arrested. we now know they oppose making the interim police commissioner the full-time guy. also they have a list of demands for the city including changing police tactic. we're staying on top of this developing story throughout the morning. right now the all-clear given. back to you. >> molette, back to you. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell is here. >> yes, indeed. your headline is cool start to the day today. 51 in rockville and bethesda. 56 in washington, 53 at ft.
belvo belvoir. planning your day out hour by hour, the sun is up at 7:17 and down at 7:30. days continuing to get shorter and shorter. highs today near around 67 degrees. it will be cold again tonight into tomorrow morning. then for tomorrow, a little cooler than today. a couple more clouds around as well. highs tomorrow generally in the low to mid-60s. maybe a sprinkling or two as the cold front moves on in. we'll keep it up on that. we'll take a look at it. gives mom some advice on what to put on the kids. >> or put them on a skateboard and send them. >> you can tell you're a mom. >> i know. brand-new crashes just popped up. we're seeing some slowdowns there and so we're going to keep an eye on this one and see how
that develops here in the meth couple of minutes. right now, again, rockville pike here, we're talking about one southbound lane open because of the water main break between cedar lane and pooksville road. had this problem that just popped up as well in the district. traffic light there not working. it is dark and causing a little bit of confusion. treat it as a stop. guys? >> i tried to save them. couldn't get to them in time. >> firefighters are investigating what caused a fire in waffle dzhokhar tsarnaev that killed a woman and her grandson. four others made it out alive. right now the that family is seeking strength from each other. fire crews rushed into the home after someone inside the home called 911 early yesterday morning. 6-year-old xavier adkins and his grandmother bernice died. the indication is that the cause
of the fear was electrical. >> what he do or say would make you laugh. you never knew what he was going to do or say. >> that's true. >> i love him. i'm going to truly miss him. >> the family has started a gofundme page to pay for funeral expenses and to pay for things to start over. you can find a link on our nbc washington app. trump addressed a crowd of between 5,000 and 7,000 people in richmond. tracie potts joins us. good morning. >> good morning. we've seen them before. the dump trump crowd. they were in richmond but they didn't seem to derail donald trump at all. in the middle of his speech, chanting dump trump. his response, freedom of speech, that's what the first amendment is all about. he was in richmond after an earlier speech where he talked
not about hillary clinton but bernie sanders. interestingly bernie sanders called himself a socialist. donald trump called him a communist. interestingly his numbers continue to climb. now number one by double digits in south carolina and nevada. eun? >> thank you, tracy. more than 15 million of you watched the first democratic debate, according to nielsen. drawing nearly 5 million more than in the debate in 2008. for those of you who recorded it, the most watched and rewatched moment was bernie sanders talking about hillary clen on the's e-mails. they also set record viewer highs. this morning virginia governor terry mccollough will talk about gun control measures in in the state. he'll be joined.
mccollough has been outspoken but he's had trouble getting laws passed in the general assembly. doctors without borders say it's assembly an international investigation into the u.s. bombing of one of its hospitals. first the panel of experts needs permission to begin. earlier this month a u.s.-led raid hit the doctors without borders hospital killing 22 people. the medical charity has demanded that the independent humanitarian commission created under the convention be activated. the u.s. military admits the air strike was a mistake. kentucky's gloft must investigate whether marriage licenses are valid. davis spent five days in jail for refusing to issue licenses for religious reasons. when she went back to work, she changed the licenses to remoon her name and to say they were issued under the authority of a federal judge. now the judge must look into the validity of these licenses.
>> baltimore mayor says a police officer accused of spitting on a man during an arrest should resign. according to "the baltimore sun." mayor stephanie rawlings-blake said, quote, there are very few things you can do that are more disgusting. witnesses say police ordered several people off the steps of a building. one man argued with an officer and was tased and handcuffed. that's when witnesses say an officer spit on him. a man lived upstairs in the attic of a church for three years. after mass he would climb there and stay there. he had a makeshift bed and huld clothes from the rafters. he eventually got caught by an air conditioning repair man. >> i was there almost the whole time when the police were called in and then he came down. i was waiting to see his face
and there was a deep sadness, you know, that i felt right there. >> police arrested barker on tuesday and clarjd him with trespassing. >> in one of the largest sex trafficking stings, the didn't was one of many raids carried out. they partnered with the fbi and others for operation cross-country. nearly 150 exploited children were taken out of the hands of criminals nationwide. since the program started in 2003, close to 5,000 children have been rescued from sexual predators. let's take another live look outside this morning where most of you are seeing 40s and 50s right now. will your kids need a jacket for rece recess? chuck has your answers on
the onvertz of maryland is looking for a man who spied on a woman in a dorm during her shower. she was in the shower and turned and saw a cell phone with a camera lens over the top of the shower stall. she screamed for the man to leave and he did. we're working to get a description now on that suspect. manufacturing delays could keep your child from getting a flu shot. two counties have changed their clinic plans because the flu shot is not arrive. parents should use the shot until the mist arrives if you can convince them to get the shot. let's turn to chuck bell on what the weather is going to be like. >> it's going to be a beauty of a day. 43 in fredericksburg. 55 by the day. school day forecast for today, a cool way out the door. temperatures only near 50 at the bus stop this morning.
an a for recess today. temperatures near 62. what to wear today? your jacket for this morning? sunglasses for this afternoon and wear purple today to support anti-bullying. that's always important as well. talking about the cold weekend. travel on 270, but where? >> travel on 270. this is just after 70 in the southbound lanes. we also have two new crashes at silver spring and, of course, in bethesda, a water main brachlk for right now as far as travel times go from germantown to here, looking fine. inbound 66 from fairfax county parkway to the beltway, it's going to take 15 minutes. nice and on time. again, more on this water main break coming up and remember to listen to your friends on wtop
5:45 right now. we're keeping our eyes on two stories for you right now. one, a water main break that is still forcing closures. "news4's" megan mcgrath will have the latest. a second torrey, an overnight sit-in in baltimore where at least a dozen people were arrested. an update on both of those stories coming up in the next few minutes. >> good morning.
wakeup temperatures, 40s to mid-50s. a seven-day forecast is five minutes from now. right now as we mentioned we still have this problem in bethesda. we still have one southbound lane getting by. it's going to be nasty. take georgetown or connecticut. you're going to want to avoid th this. coming up today on "news4 today" information regarding vice president biden. it's time to make a decision or show a sign. what he had to say about the debate and why some insiders say he might wait even longer. meanwhile clinton, our political team will break down where the race for the white house stands now and all the highlights from the trail coming up on "today." it's now 5:47. developing right now.
lockdown lifted at syracuse university. there was a deadly shooting off campus. police there said the suspect then hid in the cemetery right across the street from the school. overnight police gave the all clear. syracuse said no one from the university was involved. it's not clear whether police arrested anyone. broken beyond repair. that's what happens when you get rupp over by a bike. >> that was addy alvarez. he said someone ran him down. he said he was in the cross walk and had the right-of-way when he was hit by a woman driving a white minivan. the fam hoping a witness will come forward. they say this experience really has changed him. >> i'm not going to cross a cross walk with a bike when it's that dark at that time for any
reason. i'm not going to do it. >> addy was walking with crutches and wearing a cast. his dad wants more patrols and cameras that record, 24/7. happening today. dennis hastert returned to court. today both sides are to update the judge on how plea talks are going. last week they were negotiating a possible deal and avoid trial to keep details out. it was in an toefrts to pay $3.5 million to hide past misconduct. julian assange reports he needs an mri for pain in his shoulder but they won't allow him to leave. right now he faces arrest if he leaves. assange who is australian went
in to avoid extradition. we will get our first look at the new south building today in silver spring. it will be the first health system in the region to offer private rooms. hoy cross health says the use of private rooms will reduce the risk of infection and enhance recuperation. right now police in prince william county are looking for this man who dressed as a woman. police say he's sneaking into women's restrooms to spy on them and he's done it more than once. "news4" "news4's" meagan fitzgerald is live where the most recent incident occurred. meagan? >> reporter: a 35-year-old woman told investigators she was in a bathroom stall with her young child when all of a sudden she
see as mirror sliding underneath her staal, gets out, con fronts the suspect before he takes off. if this sounds familiar, it's because police believe the same person you're looking at did the same thing in may. these are pictures from a walmart on worth avenue. once again you see the suspect dressed as a woman. police say he used a mirror to look under a staal to see a 53-year-old woman next to him. now police are describing the suspect as as he spannic male between the ages of 35 and 45 years old. on sunday's incident they say he was wearing black capris, wearing a purse that's red and black. they're asking anyone who has information about the case to contact the prince william county police. back to you. >> thank you, meagan fitzgerald. eight out of ten children say they were bullied because of their sexual orientation.
wearing the color purple. chuck, you wear it well. we're joining millions of other to join spirit day to take a stand against bullying. >> if you're on social media, you're going to see the hash tag spirit day certainly across all of the nbcuniversal because we support it. >> school's hard enough. you don't need to your fellow classmates piling on for anything. >> the important message is don't be a bystander. stick up for your friends. >> always safety in numbers. they'll bully one person but they won't bully the rest of the room. outside this morning it's going to be chilly this morning and it's going to be cold around here this weekend. i don't think we can set any record low temperatures. here are the records for sunday morning and monday morning. sunday morning, 34 downtown.
27 at dulles. and monday morning, 38, reagan, 25, dulles. i don't think we'll be that cold. i do think most of the western and northern suburbs will be below freezing sunday and/or monday morning. highs in the 50s for this weekend. so that's feeling a lot more like november rather than october. 56. winds out of the north averaging 9 miles an hour. 40s and 50s across the area. we'll be in the 50s until 9:00 or 10:00 this morning. temperatures will recover quite nicely. here's the next weather front. a couple of hit-and-miss shower will increase the rain chances. highs today, upper 60s. your seven-day forecast calls for a big cooldown as we goo
into the weekend. today, 69, tomorrow, a shower or two, rain chances below 30%. there's that chance for freezing temperatures both sunday and monday morning. if you have plants and flowers, cover them up or lose them, melissa mollet. >> i think i'm going to loose them. covering them up last year didn't help. we have that water main break. 270 northbound we have a kraesh there. we're seeing a bit more red. allow a little bit of extra time until that can really get out of the way for you here this morning. 66 eastbound before the beltway, we have a new crash that popped up there as well. other than that right now in general looking pretty good. 95 in maryland, and the parkway and everything in prince george's rolling along nicely. see you back here in ten minutes.
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they had heat when it was cold, ac when it was hot. >> the property owner is complying to have the property inspected for mold within the next five days. >> good morning, i'm landon dowdy at cnbc headquarters. they missed the top and bottom lines setting lower subscriber growth saying new chip enabled credit cards were to blame. and value pharmacy talk about it. they say they have recently issued subpoenas. value is reviewing them and intends to cooperate with investigations. thank you, landon. it was one of the lasting images of pope francis's visits to the u.s.
he stopped his motorcade to bless 10-year-old michael keating. he lives with cerebral palsy. his family has set up a gofundme account for a plan to get his child a van. afterward hoyle director donated $50,000. so far the site has raised more than $100,000 for the van. she said this will really help. she said she has had two hernia surgeries from lifting her 70-pound son. local high school students may have to retake their a.c.t. after their results were lost in the mail. stumtds from anne arundel have been affected. they've been automatically reregistered to take the test for free next weekend.
a new pilot program aims to raise student achievement in math and prepare kids for college. it's a 23-point program and it begins this saturday. >> reporter: crews are still making repairs on water main break. how will this affect your morning commute? a live report coming up. making their voigss heard. the issue that has protesters camping out in baltimore city hall overnight. that's next on "news4 today" at 6:00.
right now a night of unrest in baltimore as protesters face off against police in city hall. the issue at the enter of this hoyers long sit-in. >> i'm molette green at the live desk. the changes president obama is announcing in the coming hours coming up at the live desk. plus not in the clear just yet. you're looking at crews still working more than day after that water main break. the impact it's having on your commute.
first storm team 4's chuck bell with your forecast. >> plenty of snipe and less of a breeze to deal with today. it will be a milder feeling outside. 45 now in damascus, maryland, 45 in bull run, virginia. highs today, mid to upper 60s 'cross the area. a nice way to get the day started. 64 degrees by dinnertime. we'll talk about computer impacts in weather. >> right now mumlet crews are working as fast as they can to open all road after a water main break. "news4's" megan mcgrath is there now. megan, any progress? >> reporter: we'r