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conditions. and we are off to another chilly start on this hump day but will it warm up or stay cold? first, developing story at 5:00 a.m. one person is dead after a bad crash in silver springs. this happened on ray drive right off tacoma avenue. take a look at the scene here. within the last 15 minutes montgomery county vectors totaled away a mangled car. they're working to find out what caused the driver to go off the road. after the crash the car apparently caught fire. no one else was hurt in that crash. good morning, everybody, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm angie goff, in for eun yang. not that bad right now. chuck bell is in the storm team 4 forecast. >> you happen to like it because the complaint department is closed on a day like today. this afternoon, a clear and cool morning. weekend clouds and maybe a chance for a shower.
for now out the door weather. mid 40s in the shenandoah valley. near 50. hometown forecasts in river dale, maryland, 49 degrees, 68 at noon and 72 when you're coming home today. afternoon highs area wide outside of the immediate vicinity next to the chesapeake bay everyone should be in the low to mid 70s. tom kierein is with us and construction on the roads. >> this one popped up here this morning, pennsylvania avenue between the beltway and silver hill road, right now we have some lanes blocked sort of alternating some closures there. you can see here a little bit of a slowdown there outbound and in bound as well. right now 95 northbound, southbound looking good. 66 at 50 also rolling along quite nicely. inner loop and outer loop, no major problems. outer loop just a little slow as you pass on 66 and come down to 95. weather and traffic always on the 1s. see you back here at 5:11.
>> melissa, thank you. 5:02 now. watching developments out of alexandria. we have calls in to police about what appears to be a shooting. happened on edison street late last night near four mile run park. police will only tell us the victim is in the hospital and should recover. this morning d.c. police are searching for whoever shot and killed a man in columbia heights. the victim is 38-year-old marcus manner. police are offering a $25,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. >> demand for answers on capitol hill. he claimed he was a maintenance worker. she let him in her house and she became the victim of a brutal attack. >> the longer we go without knowing this information, the more angst there's going to be in the neighborhood. this guy not only raped her but
he broke three bones in her face. three bones in her face. she was in the hospital. yeah, the neighbors want to know, who is this guy? >> we asked d.c. police about that. they told us it is not their policy to give out a suspect's information until a person is formally charged. the man isn't in a d.c. jail. officials with an outside jurisdiction are holding him as a fugitive. just in now, we are finding out that syrian president bashar assad has made a surprise visit to moscow to meet with prussian president vladimir putin. it is assad's first known trip abroad since war broke out in syria in 2011. these are pictures from yesterday's surprise meeting. assad reportedly thanked russia for launching those airstrikes in syria last month and the two allies reportedly talked about the continuation of military
operations. the u.s., as you may know, is against the airstrikes and believes russia is actually helping the assad regime by targeting anti-assad fighters and not isis. major developments in the search for the next speaker of the house. wisconsin representative paul ryan said he is ready to do that job but he had some demands and he listed them. >> if you can agree to these requests and if i can treelly being a unifyi -- truly be a unifying figure then i will serve. >> nbc's tracie potts will join us in a little bit with how likely it is that the most conservative republicans will agree to his demands. we'll look at what exactly the demands are. that's ahead at 5:30. today the man who led an international drug trafficking and money laundering ring for nearly 50 years will learn his sentence. dc judge convicted gregory
kissman in 2012. homeland security officials say that kissman faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years or a maximum of life in prison. blood hounds will join in the search today for missing teenager from maryland. steven coltman's family posted this sign on their front door in charles county urging him to come home or at least call. police arrested coltman last week after an attempted home invasion. no one has seen him since then and his family is worried he has a gun with him. a new candidate expected to run for mayor of baltimore, nick moss by, said he's making a desuggestion about the future of baltimore. he is maryland mossby's husband. the six officers facing charges in that case and one of those officers now wants his jury is he questered. william porter is facing manslaughter charges. his lawyer's request would mean the jury couldn't use their phones during the trial.
they would have calls visited and monitored. the trial begins next month. today the school board in prince william county will review the design for a new high school. the board was supposed to make a final vote on that design tonight but instead it will meet to review it one last time. the final vote has been pushed back to november 4th. some montgomery county parents are not happy about a new redistricting plan. the parents of rachel carson elementary students met last night. if this redistricting plan is moved some students could be shifted to doesy elementary. some high school students could be shifted to new schools as early as 2017. right now we are getting in more information about a man arrested accused of hacking u.s. officials and giving the information to isis. this man was caught in malaysia.
this news conference will be be-this known hacker took the personal information of more than 1,000 u.s. military personnel and federal employees and handed it over to members of isis in syria so they could target these individuals. farisi was arrested by police in malaysia at the request of the u.s. >> 5:07. breaking news out of new york city. a police officer is killed and the department is mourning the loss of one of their own. the confrontation that forced him to pay the ultimate price. what are you willing to do for a good parking spot? why police say a virginia man resorted to pulling out a hatchett. looking outside live at the district where it's 55 degrees. district where it's 55 degrees. you'll want a jacket
breaking news out of new york city. just hours ago an nypd officer died after being shot in the head. officer randolph holder was 33 years old and spent five years with the police department. he was responding to a call for gunfire when an officer and suspect were shooting at each other. holder was hit in the head. a man was arrested. a man in fairfax county threatened another driver with a hatchett over a parking space. this happened be in an nondale at a shopping center. the 20-year-old komadi komadin ahadabahi was fighting over the shot with another driver when he pulled out the hatchett and threatened to use it. he is charged with attempted malicious wounding and the other driver is not hurt. today's weather
#backtothe70s, right? >> yeah. >> i like that. >> don't go back that far, angie. time, 5:12 to get a check on the weather and what you're doing and how you want to dress. >> storm team 4 tom kierein is at the tidal basin. beautiful picture there, tom. >> back to the '70s. you need your 70s. you need your bell bottoms. you need a jacket because it is cold out here this morning. no wind at all but we're under a clear sky this morning and no problems driving to work this morning but it is going to be chilly. you'll need the heater on. bright sunshine. then a big change during the afternoon. temperatures rising, 25 to 30 degrees into the mid to low 70s by mid afternoon.
so a terrific autumn day is coming up. now let's check on the roads. melissa, how are we looking? >> looking good. thank you for the dry roads right now at least, tom. 66 and 95, nice in green forest here this morning. don't have any worries in that area. 95 in maryland. bw parkway, everything off and prince gorges county looking pretty good. you can see we have a little bit of a delay there. pennsylvania avenue between the beltway and silver hills. some lanes closed there alternating in different directions. seeing a little bit of slowdown because of road work. back here in ten minutes with a live look. we continue following a developing story in silver spring. police trying to figure out what caused a deadly overnight accident. seeing red before passing yellow. what montgomery county police are trying to do to get drivers not to pass school buses. and a texas teen is back in the news. why his family says they are why his family says they are movi
following a developing story outside of silver spring. a person has died after crashing into a tree. news 4's molette green is there with more on the investigation and what caused the crash. molette? >> reporter: aaron, we're much closer to the actual accident scene. take a look behind me at the damaged tree where the car crashed into it. we are in a residential neighborhood. police fire trucks, they left about 30 minutes ago and they towed the car away here. it gave us a really good look at the extent of damage that car caught fire after it crashed and it trapped the driver inside. the driver was pronounced dead here at the scene. all is clear here now at ray drive and gift avenue.
not too far from philadelphia avenue which is the main street here in silver spring close by. still working to find out what caused this horrific crash and the name of the driver who lost his or her life after this crash happened just after midnight. that is the latest live from silver spring, i'm molette green, news 4. right now prince george's county police trying to figure out who would kill a woman inside her home. a relative found 56-year-old amanda jones dead in the perfery perrywood neighborhood. she died of blunt force trauma. back in 2011 police were called to that very same home after jones's son, who had bipolar disorder, fired shots into the house. police eventually shot and killed the man after he reached for an officer's gun. prosecutors in the trial of accused killer charles severance say his motive was clear in at least one of the killings. severance had a protective order against him signed by the first
victim's husband. that order was to keep severance away from his son's mother. prosecutors also presented the jury with severances own writings. they argued those writings described the killings. the defense could start presenting its evidence today. severance is accused of killing three people. the biggest threat to the u.s. right now, take a live look at capitol hill this morning. that is where the house homeland security committee will hear from top intelligence leaders. jay johnson as well as the head of the fbi will testify at that hearing. you may want to watch out for school buses when you head out this morning. montgomery county police are targeting drivers that don't stop when those stop signs are out. the news 4 iteam told you about concerns on stops on busy roads back in may. they have to stop on a wide road
on river road but there is one exception. >> if there is a physical barrier preventing you from turning into the opposite lane, you don't have to stop. >> not stopping could come with a big time fine. $600 and 3 points. >> what day is it? >> wednesday, hump day. >> october 21st, 2015. that is the same day dock brown and marty mcfly time travel to back to the future. lots of people will be celebrating that day today. >> then i thought, if you're going to build a time machine, build a time machine. i started drilling holes. >> no turning back. >> time machine for live. timeless. you'll be able to see the replica of the delorean time machine. they're showing all three movies. one of the greatest trilogies of all time a lot of people say. i'm a fan.
they're going to be showing that tonight. i also got a chance to tryout the delorean with mixed success. you can watch my experience on going back on news 4. re restin town center renamed? >> renamed? >> hill valley which is the setting for all three movies. they got it passed by the community leaders. >> a lot of detail. people remember a lot. i've seen the movies. dates -- what do you call it again? >> hill valley. >> hill valley. 5:21. live look outside for you this morning where we are just a little bit warmer than we were this time yesterday, right, chuck? >> yeah, just a couple degrees warmer and that trend is going to continue. winds turning back around to the south and a nice warming trend is coming our way. we get to enjoy it. back to the 70s we go for today and for tomorrow. next chance of any rain across the area, we could use the rain.
best chance of rain will come up on monday. there will be pleasant bey of clouds around as we get into the weekend. i do think your saturday and sunday are looking for the most part dry. weather system up to the north and west, the leading edge for the weekend all dry under a clear sky in washington. 39 in mart continuesburg and manassas. 43 in gaithersburg, 48 in bethesda. 42 down towards hunting town. not much fog in the immediate metro area. pockets up here. frederick county, maryland, a mile and a half visibility. skycast for today, nothing but sunshine. ainu milky white cirrus clouds but i think you'll find it to be a very pleasant day. 40s this morning, mid 60s and low to mid 70s for highs today. neighborhood highs, 73 bethesda, 74 on the national mall, 73 in
burk, fairfax, falls church. for tomorrow, another mild start off into the upper 40s and low 50s tomorrow. another very nice day tomorrow. tomorrow's high up near 75 degrees. this weather front does programs the end of the warm weather. today and tomorrow. as we get towards friday and this week end the low area lowers temperatures back into the 60s. rain chances over the course of the weekend itself remain fairly low. here's the seven day forecast. mid 60s friday. coolest day over the weekend will be saturday. back into the mid and upper 60s on sunday. there's that chance for a shower coming up monday of next week. we could use the rain but not coming any time too terribly soon. we could use a smooth drive to work. melissa mollet, that is your department. >> that is not coming any time soon either here. outbound pennsylvania avenue just past southern avenue, just after southern avenue here we have one lane blocked here this morning slowing things down.
395 looks good. coming into town on 66, fairfax county parkway going to take you nine minutes. on time headed into town and headed out of town also on time. don't have any worries for you here this morning. 270 at old hundred road, southbound lanes there. a little bit of volume as you head towards high yachts town. big thing, no major issues now. back in ten minutes. i'll see you then. so we need to fight it in every realm wherever we can. >> 20 people per minute become victims of domestic violence. 80% of victims are women. prince greorges county has the highest number. this week in oxen hill keshawn mason, 14 years old, died from protecting her mother against her boyfriend. law enforcement and community leaders held a panel discussion
last night at suit land high school. they discussed how to respond to intimate partner violence and the rate at which victims are abused. victims must come out of the shadows and report what's happening. >> we really have to stick together and ban together and make sure that the batterers and offenders are not able to continue to do what they're doing. >> we cannot raise our girls actually to -- in that type of situation. >> now if you would like to learn more about domestic violence resources in prince georges county, we put information on the nbc washington app. search domestic violence. in the day ahead, the black lives matter movement is going after dc mayor's plan despite the rise in crime. the group calls them law for black lives. at 9:00 a.m. on the steps of the wilson building organizers will cause for rejection of the mayor's new criminal justice bill. it will not encourage community
safety. news 4 plans to be at a hearing on the use of body cameras in the district. it is one of the mayor's list of recommendations in response to the rise in violence across the city. the morning's meeting is open to the public so you can go and ask your own questions. if you cannot make it look for an update on news 4 when you get home from work. we expect a brother to testify against his sister today in a new york courtroom. she is one of six people who faces charges in a church beating that killed a teenage boy. his twin brother described the attack. we expect him to testify about the group beating. all suspects already pleaded not guilty. a body found inside an suv buried under six feet of mud in south carolina is likely the victim of a deadly landslide. the area was hit last week by storms that caused mudslides and flooding. according to our sister station in southern california residents
in that area told firefighters last week about the suv. there's no word on the identity of the body. the 14-year-old texas boy arrested for bringing a bomb to school is moving. they had accepted a foundation's offer to pay for his high school and college. the parents said they were moving so all of their kids could study and learn in a country that accepts them. last month a teacher mistook the muslim student's science project for a bomb. there are eyes and ears just about everywhere at reagan national airport, but noses? behind the scenes look at how man's best friend is keeping you safe when you travel. and a major announcement for some of the top brass in the country. how they hope to cut incarceration rates. live look outside the news 4 studios this morning.
good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm angie goff. now at 5:30 representative paul ryan says he's ready for speaker of the house but on a few conditions. what his party must do if they want him to run. it is a murder that first had investigators scratching their heads. now the man police say pulled the trigger is behind bars. how officer nabbed their suspect. here at the live desk we're following a major ruling out of europe. that means starbucks and fiat
may have to pay back millions in back taxes. european union regulators say the two companies made illegal tax deals with the netherlands and luxembourg. the e.u. is now demanding starbucks and fiat cough up $34 million each in unpaid taxes. now this commission that made this ruling is tightening loopholes in the tax laws in the european union. back to you. the time right now is 5:31 and we have chuck bell here with four things you need to know weather wise. chuck? >> all right. thanks, angie. beautiful morning outside this morning. seasonably cool. in the 40s and 50s. sunshine comes back in full force this afternoon. more dry days ahead. the walk to prevent hiv and marine corps marathon coming up this weekend. here's the sky 4 today. partly to mostly sunny. we will have the milky white
texture to the sky for portions of the day today. the warm air continues to stream in. here's the hour by hour breakdown. out the door, 43 degrees. in the 50s by mid morning. mid 60s by lunchtime. afternoon plans? plan on putting the roof down this afternoon. temperatures up into the low and mid 70s cooling back into the 60s by 7:00 and into the 50s by 9:00, 10:00, 11:00. school day breakdown coming up. he's got the red pen ready to go. >> that's right. giving me a big old x or f or whatever. >> taking a look -- kindergarten. not there yet. we're fishing. outstanding. outbound pennsylvania avenue past southern avenue, we still have the one lane blocked. looks like it's not slowing things too much right now. also, brand-new disabled vehicle 95 southbound at route 1. that one just tossed up. 270 northbound and southbound don't have any problems. prince gorges county looking
pretty good. you can see, there we go. now you can see the slowdown we were talking about earlier. in a couple of minutes we'll be back here with a look at travel times. i'll see you then. if you can agree to these requests and if i can truly be a unifigure figure, then i will gladly serve. >> that is wisconsin representative paul ryan talking about becoming the next speaker of the house with a few conditions. you might remember he's reluctant to do that but the republican says his party desperately needs leadership. nbc's tracie potts has more on the late-night developments from capitol hill now. tracie, representative ryan really coming in with a list of demands. he says it has to happen if he's going to take the job. >> exactly, aaron. he initially told the republican caucus he wasn't interested now he's willing to step up to the plate if they allow his family time. he doesn't want that affected, but he also says he wants to be the unity candidate now, not after a device sieve election. he also says they need to come up with some proposals and
essentially not be the party of no as democrats have called them. he wants to change the rules so it's not so easy for smaller groups within the party to get rid of the speaker. friday is the deadline foort party to accept those rules and move forward. he has said that he will do the job if they accept those rules. meantime, jason chaffetz is out. he's decided to step down and support paul ryan. so we'll find out in the next two few days, is he the unity candidate that can bring warring factions of the republican party together and if so, what's the new time line for a vote. >> tracie potts on the hill for us. thank you, tracie. we turn to decion 2016. the latest there, there are hints this morning that vice president joe boiden may get ino the race today. he suggested he would be better working with republicans than hillary clinton would be. during a forum at george washington university he also discussed the 2011 raid on so he
some ma bin laden's compound. >> i thought he should go but follow his own instincts. imagine if i had said in front of everyone, don't go or go, and his decision was a different decision. >> now that's a change from biden's previous claims. in the past he said he advised the president to hold off on the raid until there was more intelligence from a drone. police say they had an accident on row shell avenue in district heights. the gentleman lives in the apartment building and he turned himself in. we're working to find out the motive for that shooting. investigators looking for what caused a deadly fire in spotsylvania county. burned down a home a few miles from the lake and park. firefighters say the flames moved quickly gutting this
house. jerry yarrington died in the fire. investigators found three smoke detectors but none had batteries. today police chiefs from around the country will be here in d.c. they're announcing new initiative to lower the number of nonviolent criminals sent to jail each year. police chiefs from l.a., chicago, new york as well as dozens of others will join d.c. chief kathy laniere at the press club. the murder of a washington university student has sparked action by 72 civil rights groups. today they will send a letter demanding an end to cyber bullying from anonymous posts on social media sites. graceman was killed back in april. her roommate, steven briel, is charged in his death. police checked the site yickyack. there is no clue.
martin johnson filed a $3 million lawsuit alleging excessive force by four agents. cell phone video and images from his arrest in charlottesville went viral back in march. charges against johnson were dropped. protecting our nation's airports is a full-time job and right now some of the best weapons against serious threats are man's best friend. for the first time ever the tsa let our news crew helped train the team of explosive sniffing dogs. handlers say they train the dogs to associate certain smells so the dog thinks it looks for a toy but it's really looking for a bomb. >> this really is a 24-hour-a-dayon. we take the dogs home. they're part of our family. >> some of the dogs are actually named after 9/11 victims.
this morning, wrangler the dog is going to be here in the district. he's meeting senators and touring the capitol. he's starting the morning on the national mall. we'll have a live picture. from here wrangler travels to dallas and to philadelphia. all this travel is part of the pup's socialization and journey to becoming a guide dog. we do want to take another live look outside. open up that door. a little warmer out there. that's what i'm talking about. it is a nice morning compared to yesterday. tom kierein is back with weather. the kids will need that sweatshirt for recess. math, science, cpr. where students could be required to have first aid training before graduating. what had this guy trying to what had this guy trying to jail a jet
i'm jeremy mcpike, candidate for state senate, and i sponsored this ad. republican hal parrish claims he improved transportation. but the truth is he was nowhere to be found. literally. parrish holds a seat on the northern virginia transportation authority, but 34 times he failed to show up for meetings. parrish skipped more meetings than any other member. and hal parrish refused to support the bi-partisan transportation bill. why would we want to get stuck with republican hal parrish in richmond?
he did have a ticket for the united airlines flight. he was late. he was desperate to get on the plane so he could get to his school reunion. that ex-girlfriend will have you running for the plane every time. >> love makes you do crazy things. well, do you know how to give someone cpr? that skill could soon be a graduation requirement in all d.c. public schools. public health advocates tell "the washington post" that they are pushing to make sure all high school graduates can operate an automated external defibrillator, aed. maryland and virginia are two of 27 states who have plans to implement that requirement. 5:42. a warmup is on the way today. time to check out the forecast this morning. >> that's right. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein is at the tidal basin with the bus stop forecast. gorgeous shot. matches the beautiful forecast. >> reporter: it is a chilly morning here. it is really quite chilly under this clear sky. it's a see your breath morning and it's quite humid as well. you can keep up with all of
these weather changes from the chill start to the warming in the afternoon with the nbc washington app. here at the tidal basin, no wind. the school day forecast for the morning and at the bus stop and waiting for metro is going to only be in the 40s. by recess time the mid 60s, bright sunshine. by mid to late afternoon it'll be in the mid 70s. so quite a dramatic warming coming as the day progresses. now let's check on the morning commute and roads. melissa, what's happening? good morning. problem outbound on pennsylvania avenue. one lane blocked and that is being reported as outbound. we'll check on that for you here this morning. 270 southbound, no problems there. belt line, 95 to 270 outer loop also looking good there. at 9 minutes. 66 no problem. >> 95 north no problem. twoc 105 fm when you hop into
13 before the hour. we continue to follow developing story. a person has died after a crash in silver spring. this happened on ray drive and fifth avenue. investigators say the car went into a tree around midnight after that crash. the car caught fire. coming up at 6:00 we'll have more on what may have caused the driver to go off the road. most neighborhoods in the 40s. need a little jacket first thing. we'll talk about whether you need short sleeves or sweatshirts coming up in a few more minutes. melissa. >> brand-new problem, 395 north slowing things just a tad.
outbound pennsylvania avenue has blocks in bound slowing things down. melissa, thank you. we are watching developments out of alexandria this morning. would he have calls in to police about what appears to be a shooting. it happened on edison street last night near four mile run park. so far police will only tell us the victim is in the hospital and should recover. this morning police are looking for whoever shot and killed a man in columbia heights. the victim 38-year-old marcus manner. they're offering a $25,000 award joompt a demand for answers in the capitol hill area. just last week a man claimed he was a maintenance worker and tricked a woman on 83 street southeast and let him into her home. she quickly became the victim of a brutal attack. >> the longer we go without
knowing this information, the more angst there will be. he broke three bones in her face. three bones in her face. she was in the hospital. yeah, the neighbors want to know, who is this guy. >> we did ask police about this. they told us it's not their policy to give out information until the person is formally charged. in a statement they also say officials with an outside jurisdiction are holding him as a fugitive. in a few days the husband of baltimore's state attorney could announce that he's running to be the city's mayor. nick mosby is making an announcement about the future of baltimore this weekend. he's married to marilyn mosby, the top prosecutor in the case against six baltimore police officers charged in freddie gray's death. william porter is facing a manslaughter charge. his request means the jury
couldn't use their cell phone and they would have their calls and visits with family monitored as well as their tv viewing being controlled. porter's lawyers say they don't want intense media coverage to interfere with the case. now to a disturbing crime in new mexico. a 4-year-old girl shot and killed during a road rage incident. the shootings happened just before rush hour yesterday. the girl's parents were not hurt. police call it a disrespect for human life. >> we are in desperate need to help us resolve the conflicting information we're getting. >> police are not releasing the little girl's name. the shooting comes after a road rage shooting in which they say a man shot at another driver in self-defense. a couple in virginia needs you to keep praying for them. the mother to be surprise the the husband with her pregnancy. the video went viral.
>> i have something in the oven, too. >> what's in the oven? you're pregnant! >> and it's a boy. >> wow. in the few weeks since that surprise the couple announced the baby may come very early. the husband posted on facebook that his wife is in critical care now. she has had four miscarriages and gave birth to a still born. prayers going out to them. >> absolutely. we want to check in with chuck now. he has a look at the days ahead. so far so good. october's been good to us. >> it has been. we had the one big rain event there a couple of weeks ago, but since then it's been back to the really dry pattern. it's been super dry since about the first of august. really only one big rain event in october. outside of that it's been sunny, sunny, mild, sunny. then of course we had that cool weekend last weekend.
there's another cool weekend coming your way this weekend. between now and then we get a couple more days in the 70s. we're in a mild 50 now at national airport. winds for now out of the southwest at 3 miles per hour. the cold is gone. we'll be back to plenty of sunshine for today. averages around 67 degrees. plus 7, 8 degrees today and staying on the dry side at least as we get towards the weekend. 50 in hagerstown, 50 in washington, 37 in manassas. 46 in winchester this morning. rain showers north of us and west of us. these are all parts of a little weather system inching its way in our direction. it will bring clouds back into the forecast for friday and cooler weather for friday and especially on into saturday. traveling up towards new york and boston, clouds up that direction. nothing to worry about around our fair realm. sunshine start to finish and with a return to southerly breeze, warm average. tomorrow looks sunny and delightfully mild again. low to mid 70s today and
tomorrow. on friday though a little shot of clouds comes drifting on by. that's the leading edge of colder air. very little moisture to work with. i don't think there's a big rain threat with this one but nonetheless, as the front slides through here mid to late thursday night into early friday morning it does allow the cooler air in. for today and tomorrow, sunny. mid 60s on friday. low 60s on saturday. marine corps marathon is on sunday. looks like it's a mild start for the race and cloudy day. chance of a shower late sunday night into monday. weather headlines at 6:01. for now it is time for traffic with melissa mollet. >> good morning, 395 in bound. disabled vehicle on the right side. flowing a little bit. not too bad. this morning outbound pennsylvania avenue just past southern avenue have that one lane blocked outbound. in bound, a little bit of a
slowdown as well. that has gotten better in the past couple of minutes. outer loop at georgetown pike, disabled car. want to warn you about that one, too. then this just popped up for a crash at new york avenue at montana avenue northeast with the right side blocked this morning. overall no major problems there in prince gorges county. right now 56 and 95 looking pretty normal. 95 north at windham and woodridge. i'll see you at 6:01. new details in a deadly fire in charles county. an overloaded extension cord likely started that fire. bernice washington and her 6-year-old grandson, zabien atkins died when the fire broke out in the hallway between their bedroom. they died of smoke inhalation. fire crews did manage to get four other people out safely. this is hard to believe. not only do police in fredericksburg believe he's driving drunk but he was a
repeat drunk driver who was texting. he faces new, more serious charges of aggravated manslaughter this morning. >> he hadn't applied his brakes before the accident. he was driving on a suspended license because of a prior dwi and he should have had an ignition interlock on his car which would have kept him from driving if he had any alcohol. >> his victim, 27-year-old kevin harra, he married 27-year-old amanda sharp a year ago. if convicted he faces up to 20 years behind bars. good morning, i'm landon dowdy. master card is checking out a selfie app. they authorize a purchase with a snapshot of their face.
they have to download the app and then they have to blink. that's one less password you have to remember. the irs is stepping up efforts to combat tax fraud. the irs and industry leaders say they tested 20 new measures to prevent fraud in 2016. there was one incident in which cyber security thieves stole as much as $39 million in federal refunds based on tax pay jerel information hacked from an irs website. with your cnbc morning business report, i'm landon dowdy. a new concern about job losses in virginia. the jobless rate was 4.3%, that's the lowest since 2008 when the economy tanked. the commonwealth lost 200 jobs. it's the third consecutive monthly job loss. they say private sector jobs did
increase last month but government jobs went away. virginia's economy is heavily reliant on federal spending. schools in maryland are adding a new layer of protection to keep your student safe. with the push of a button they can alert a central office if there is an emergency or threat. the buttons are being installed in the front offices of the school. officials say it saves valuable time in the case of emergency. >> notifying us, one less phone call that the school has to make that they have time to deal with that crisis. >> 21 of the 63 schools have the new alert system. the dpoel is to have it in every school by the end of next week. we are tracking a pair of developing stories to get you up to the minute the minute you are up. first, the quiet scene in silver springs is the scene of a frightening fire and crash leaving one person ted overnight. the city's police force is dealing with the shooting death of an officer. what we're learning about that attack from the live desk straight ahead.
death from the live desk ahead. also ahead, debating what you can and cannot see on d.c. police body cameras. the hearing in the day ahead that could impact how much of that video is released to the public. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell now with a look at your weather headlines. >> all right. thanks, aaron. a clear, cool morning outside. after a couple of chilly days we'll be back into the 70s by this afternoon. enjoy the sunshine while it's here. for now out the door weather, culpepper, low to mid 40s around town. hometown forecast, river dale, maryland, 49, 69 at lunchtime and 72 when you come home. you might need a light jacket on the way out the door. otherwise it will be a sunglasses kind of a day. commuter impact is just in ten