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arlington with the latest on which other roads are closed. >> reporter: if you're driving anywhere in downtown arlington today, pay attention to this. you'll be slowed down by this for sure. look down the street here, we're on courthouse road here. you don't see a whole lot of activity at this point because repairs haven't started yet. and so that's the thing, we don't know how long this is going to go on. look at video from earlier this morning. the water main broke at 1:00 this morphin ining. it is an eight inch pipe, put in 1935. that is just what happened. but we're told it could be some time before this is repaired. again, repairs have not started yet. just to repeat, north courthouse between route 50 and 14th street is closed. and that's going to be a problem for a lot of people.
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13th street is also closed. melissa mollet has a look at the work around for people in this area this morning. back to you. >> thank you, kristin. north courthouse shut down and that one block of 13th street shut down between north courthouse and north troy. you can can take north barton street and north troy if you get north and south there this morning. red line single-tracking between farragut north. northbound at 123, right lane blocked. westbound 50 at 295 because of the right line blocked there with a crash, 50 westbound 13 miles per hour. we have a partly cloudy sky this morning. clouds increase as we go through the remainder of the day today. rain drops should stay away. there is some good news. weather headline, no worries for today.
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big weather in the midwest. that's coming our way for thursday. thursday will be a weather alert day around the washington metro area. have our nbc washington app ready to go. temperatures now in the 40s on -- in most neighborhoods. hometown forecast, haymarket, virginia, 40 out the door, layer up a bit. partly sunny day, temperatures near 60. mid-50s by early this evening. we'll talk about the impacts on your commute in ten minutes. . breaking news, investigators saying a bomb, the equivalent of two pounds of tnt took down that metro jet plane in egypt last month. 224 people died in the crash there. russia is now calling it an act of terrorism. and in egypt, police detained two employees at the sharm el sheikh airport, a few hours ago. they're being questioned now. we just learned that russia is offering a $50 million reward for information about this crash. we're following the latest developments after the terror
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attacks that killed 129 people in france last week. france targeting isis again overnight. the can country says it conducted another 16 air strikes in syria. secretary of state john kerry also wrapped up a meeting with the french president. news 4's angie goff is following everything from the live desk now. angie? >> we just god this in, the un. human rights expert saying the paris attacks may constitute a crime against humanity. as for the overnight air strikes, france says it has destroyed a command post as well as training camp. no word on casualties right now. and in france this morning, the country carried out 128 more raids as it continues to investigate the terror attacks that killed 129 people on friday. national security talks on capitol hill today. the senate and house meland
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security subcommittees will hold a joint hearing today. we expect secret service director joseph clancy to testify on protection plans after friday's attacks in paris. 6:04 now. today we could see the number of governors refusing to accept syrian refugees grow. at this point, 19 governors now say they would actively oppose or ask the federal government not to send refugees to their states. no real movement in our area on this issue, though. despite calls from virginia, terry mcauliffe has not made any changes to his policy. in maryland, larry hogan says he will make a careful decision. and myr president obama called refusing refugees shameful. former secretary of state condoleezza rice said the u.s. needs to be welcoming to those running from tyranny, but she can also understand the concerns of some governors. today, we should learn the
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sentence for a woman who entered a plea in her husband's murder. rosangela spradling faces up to 25 years in prison. during the investigation it became clear that spradling was a repeat victim of domestic abuse at the family's home in sterling. the loudoun county sheriff's office said steven had been choking his wife moments before she shot him back in 2013. in another courtroom, the trial of a loudoun county deputy charged with assault gets under way. john gregory is accused of assaulting someone during an arrest back in june. he has been on paid administrative leave since the incident was reported in july. gregory is a ten year veteran of the force. developing this morning, the fbi is joining the search for a missing teenager from d.c. ava zechiel disappeared in tennessee's cherokee national forest last wednesday. her father tells news 4 she was on a hiking trip with her boarding school. he says this has been a difficult time for family but he's thankful for the people
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helping. fines for selling tobacco to minors could go up today in montgomery county. council members will vote on the decision today. we told you about news 4's i team investigation into the crime. over the summer, our reporters found multiple stores willing to sell to underage customers. another vote in montgomery county protects anybody looking to buy a home there. a new law would require a seller to disclose whether the hazardous material radon exists in the home that is for sale. the seller doesn't have to test for radon it only requires the seller to tell the buyer if they know of the presence of radon in the house. breaking news now. in the courthouse area, we have some closures here. it is going to be a big pain for a lot of folks headed through that area this morning. this is because of a water main break. details coming up. also ahead, preparing for a possible attack, the security changes you may notice around
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town after isis threatens to attack d.c. severe weather across the plains. the damage we're seeing and how this system will impact your week.
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developing this morning in minnesota, more than 50 people were arrested overnight in protests. hundreds of marchers shut down interstate 94 in response to the shooting of jamar clark. he was shot by minneapolis police officer and later died. witnesses say clark was handcuffed when he was shot. but police deny that. the two officers involved are now on paid administrative leave. developing now in the south, texas bracing for severe storms. that state and oklahoma both under a tornado watch now. look at the dark funnel clouds that formed along the borders. those states are also cleaning up from ten tornados that
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reportedly touched down. another 11 in kansas. one of the texas tornadoes severely damaged in oil and gas facilities that crews are working to repair. let's find out about a forecast in our area. weather and traffic on the 1s. good morning. off to a quiet start this morning, nothing to worry about today, leave the umbrella at home. that won't be the case later on. more about our weather in a few minutes. temperatures 48 in gaithersburg. 47 downtown. weather slowdown, nothing to worry about for today. tomorrow looks good too. thursday, red light on for thursday. heavy rain likely for thursday morning. could really slow down the thursday morning commute. today, cool and dry, 40s for the ride in to work and school. and temperatures near 60 for the ride home. seven-day forecast and more about that thursday impact in ten minutes. breaking news in arlington, still have this problem with the water main break. north courthouse road, shut down between 50 and 14th street, 13th street a little portion shut
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down between north courthouse and north troy. you can take north barton, you can take north troy instead. both of those will get you past this problem there. avoid north courthouse. chopper 4 over westbound 50 at d.c. 295, looking red on the map from the earlier accident. doesn't look as bad as we're overhead with that live picture. 66 inbound okay. 95 northbound, no major problems there. 270 headed into town, from germantown to the spur, 12 minutes. top of the beltway, 95 to 270, 12 minutes as well. make time for the morning cup of coffee. it does more than just wake you up. also ahead, new developments this morning in the search for the person who killed his wife, the wife of a pastor in the violent home
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welcome back. 6:15. isis threatened washington with a similar style attack as we saw in paris. today around the district, you'll see more law enforcement officers armed for any kind of attack. extra officers are patrolling
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inside union station. u.s. capitol police on highest alert with threat as well. you're reminded to see something, say something. d.c.'s mayor says all threats verified or not are taken seriously. >> we, like always, are always at a heightened level of security because of our locale. our police department has worked very well with our federal partners to keep d.c. safe. >> the director of homeland security met with mayor muriel bowser and assured her the district would have all needed security resources. this morning, students are heading back to class at washington college in chester town, maryland. the school son the eastern shore and on lockdown yesterday when a student's parents called the school and said their son had taken a gun from their home and left. the school will reopen at 8:30 this morning.
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here is a picture, take i look, 28-year-old amanda blackburn died last tuesday morning. police believe a suspect killed her after breaking into her home. her husband was at the gym at the time. the couple's 1-year-old child was at home but not hurt. new developments in bob mcdonnell's corruption case. the spokesperson says among them, 66 former state attorney general and a bipartisan group of 31 governors. washington post reports the mcdonnell legal team had similar groups of supporters during his appeal. which ultimately failed. developing this morning, dramatic pictures from a ferry that capsized in indonesia. take a look. you can see the boat was tipped. nearly totally on its side as people scrambled down to safety overnight. this happened in east java. there are 175 passengers and crew on board. amazingly they all made it out
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safely. school officials are working to make your child's class size smaller. according to the school system, more than 18% of stafford mid-- members plan present a plan. 6:18 your time now as we turn to decision 2016. former maryland governor martin o'malley may be cutting back his campaign staff. he is struggling in the polls now. the democratic presidential hopeful says he is shifting his focus to the early primary states. most of his headquarters staff in baltimore will move to those states but others may be cut. o'malley is struggling to raise money as well behind hillary clinton and bernie sanders. larry hogan says his recovery isn't over yet, even with his big announcement that he is now cancer free. he announced he's in remission for non-hodgkin's lymphoma.
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it led a lot of you to tweet the #hoganstrong. doctors diagnosed him with cancer in june. he said his treatment helped him grow. >> i've also learned about the amazing strength you can gain from faith, from your family, friends, and even from complete strangers. >> hogan went through four months of treatment including 30 days of 24-hour chemotherapy. he said his body skill needs months to recover. 6:19 now. what is up there? >> what is out there? >> i want to know. nasa could get new info from the mars rover. and the curiosity rover is approaching active dunes on the planet. that means they're moving every year. scientists want to know how mars' environment has changed over the last several billion years, including why there is no longer water there. it is not just snowing out
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west now. there is a blizzard. look at this. in colorado, they're expecting 18 inches of snow. 18 inches. that's a lot of snow, by the way. you're looking at new video into our newsroom from the storm there. the storm also dumped six inches of snow in utah. our friends in colorado, our viewer did say, stephanie says the colorado gets a lot of sunshine and it is actually colder here in washington. today, a fight over snowboarding at a popular ski resort is headed to court. a group of snowboarders say a ban at utah's ski area amounts to discrimination. ultraia is east of lake, one of three resorts that still bans snowboarding. the resort says it has the right to provide a snowboarder free experience. i don't do any of that cold weather -- >> sit by the fire. >> yes. hot chocolate. that's right. you know me so well. >> chuck, what do you think?
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hot chocolate morning around here? >> i love a good cup of hot chocolate. snowboarding is for me a little easier than skiing because skiing -- both skis go like that. outside early, a little color in our sky. bottom lighting the clouds here as we get ready for sunrise over washington. we'll have a little bit of sun here. especially in the first part of the day. clouds will increase through the day. we'll be warmer than average again for today, tomorrow and thursday before the cooler air settles in late week into the weekend. as far as rain chances over the next days, about 90% of all of the rain we get over next five days comes thursday morning. could get a little light rain late wednesday night but should be dry by friday and saturday. the talk of heavy rain thursday will be a weather alert day for nbc 4. so stay alert and ahead of the forecast over the next couple of days. more frequent updates on air and online and push alerts on nbc washington app. not much of a wind today. winds could be gusting to near
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40 miles per hour. so a very windy day on thursday behind the rain drops. what to wear on your way out the door. medium weight jacket and jeans and long sleeves. leave the umbrella and sunglasses at home with cloudy skies coming in. rain chances holding off. 46 in leesburg. 53 in edgewater, maryland. 42 in quantico, virginia. chilly start this morning. breaks of sunshine here through most of the day. with time, cloud s will gradually increase and take the sun away. there is all the mess coming our way, blizzard warnings out in colorado. severe weather from tulsa to dallas to houston today. a big impact on some of the airline travel. you're flying to the midwest or great plains today, just know that may be a slow go. that is the storm that will impact us on our thursday. here is your whole seven-day forecast then. 63 today. clouds coming in. 63 tomorrow with rain late. most of the rain on thursday is in the morning and the weekend is looking chilly, chilly, chilly.
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melissa mollet continues breaking news. breaking news in arlington. we have other problems now as well. north courthouse road shut down between 50 and 14th street. and portion of 15th street closed. take north barton and north troy. don't try north courthouse this morning because of the water main break. 95 southbound to powder mill road, right two lanes blocked. seeing a two-mile backup. chopper 4 over westbound 50 at d.c. 295 here, also a little slow. two-mile backup there inbound because of an earlier accident. northbound gw parkway at 123, right lane blocked because of police activity that doesn't seem to be slowing things too much. lorton road and dale boulevard, two different crashes to the right side of the roadway. we're talking about moving around. today, aaa will release the annual thanksgiving holiday travel forecast. we'll find out roughly how many people might be traveling this thanksgiving holiday. >> a lot of people.
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>> a lot of people for sure. hands down. forecast will give us a breakdown on gas, hotel and airline ticket prices. reagan national airport. beautiful this time of morning. and we know the holiday traveling season might be a little easier through this airport. officials are expected to unveil a new initiative to make traveling through washington airports a better experience. today you'll hear some travel tips as we approach some of the busiest travel days of the year. news 4 your health, the american medical association wants marijuana products to have a warning for pregnant women. the group of doctors will push for regulations requiring warnings on all medical and recreational marijuana products. it could cause low birth rate, premature birth and behavior problems in young children. have that extra cup of coffee this morning. you probably have already some of you, aaron. researchers from hazarvard foun
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people who drank two to five cups were less likely to die in heart disease, neurological diseases and type 2 diabetes. not clear why. researchers say the effects held true for caffeinated and decaf. not the caffeine. >> what is it? >> the taste? maybe it is in here. like a lot of things. black bear in maryland is recovering after a close call with a milk can. >> yes. >> milk can. >> wildlife workers used an electric handsaw to get the can off the head of the 200 pound bear in frederick county. >> he looks so cute and cuddly, but he's 200 pounds. >> it is a bear. not pooh bear, it is not cute and cuddly. officials said they had to tranquilize him first. once he regained consciousness, he wandered into the woods looking for -- >> honey.
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>> honey may be more likely. protests may have left you stuck in traffic as you tried to get home from work. why this group plans for the day ahead could cause more problems with your commute today. line of storms far from where you are right now. but could impact your plans in the days ahead. chuck bell helping you prepare with his four things to know at 6:31. we're watching breaking news in fairfax county where police have a neighborhood street blocked off with crime tape after a shooting overnight. here is a live look. we'll take you there for more on what happened.
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breaking news that may slow you down in arlington. a live picture for you here. crews on the scene of a water main break near the courthouse. you might want to give yourself extra time. >> north courthouse road closed between north 14th and arlington boulevard. traffic is being diverted in that area. you can head to nbc washington's
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app to see which roads are affected. right now, let's talk more about this again. we also have a portion of 13th street in that area shut down. what you can do is take north barton or north try to avoid this. shut down between 50 and 14th street. problem brand-new, 270 south with a right lane blocked there. that's slow this morning. chopper offer southbound bw parkway at the beltway. brand-new crash there. four things you need to know about the weather today. cool and dry outside this morning. extra layer compared to yesterday. temperatures mostly in the 40s. clouds on the increase for today. will be dry. leave your umbrella at home. rain chances back starting late in the day tomorrow. thursday will be a weather alert day around here. potential for some relatively heavy rain in thursday morning's
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commute. temperatures are in the 30s and 40s now. good walking weather early this morning if you're taking the puppy down the road. 40s out the door this morning. near 60 by lunch time. most areas up to the low 60s. we'll talk more about the school day forecast coming up in a few. breaking news now at 6:31. a man is in the hospital after a shooting on forest green drive in lorton. molette green joining us with more. >> reporter: investigators still working the scene here, just moments ago. they were using their flashlights on the outside of the home and then we could see flashes of light coming from inside the home presumably from a camera as they were taking pictures in their evidence collection. a neighbor told me a little bit about the people in this luxurious home where that shooting happened, just after 2:00 a.m. a man is in the hospital, flown there to be treated, but no details yet from police on the extent of injuries.
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fairfax county police confirm they do have someone that they are questioning at this point. no word on charges. that neighbor that i spoke with says the home burned down and was recently rebuilt, says the man and his girlfriend lived there. what do you make of all of this? >> i have no idea. i did not even know there was a gun in the house. >> reporter: forest green drive dead ends here. we're right off route 123. not too far from there. police saying at this point that the victim and the suspect know each other and that everyone who was involved was inside that house. that's the latest live here from lorton, virginia. speaking against trade deals negotiated by the obama administration. they were walking k street to pennsylvania avenue last night. the group stopped traffic during
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the evening commute. the same group will march this morning from dupont circle to embassy road. they're protesting three major international treaties, one of which the president is promoting today in the philippines. the homeless camp near kennedy center will soon be shut down. d.c. officials say they will work to place the occupants in those tents in shelters. they tell us they will only force people to leave if they protest. today a man charged with first degree murder heads to court. mitchell jerome cole is accused of killing his former girlfriend amanda jones. this happened in late october. a family member called 911 after finding jones at her home on indian goose way. a vote that could change the way police protect you in fairfax county. we expect county board members to implement a serie of changes after complaints about officers use of force. a couple of them creating a
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citizen complaint review board and hiring an independent auditor to keep an eye on the handling of serious investigations. police in prince william county are trying to locate a missing woman. want to show you her picture this is 19-year-old caitlin norden, last seen in wood bridge about 6:00 yesterday morning. she is 5'7" with brown hair and brown eyes. she was last seen wearing jeans and black knee high boots. the montgomery county school board says it will take more than a billion dollars to solve its overcrowding problem. the board approved a $1.7 billion budget. the school board said with the influx of students, it is inevitable that boundaries will change. >> boundaries will not be set in stone. that are a painful process when we have to chang but we're experiencing explosive
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growth. >> the board says it will hold round table discussions on how to handle enrollment increases in the gaithersburg and walter johnson clusters. your high school student will love in next story. education leaders are moving forward with plans to eliminate high school final exams. quarterly assessments will replace the traditional two hour semester exams. teachers expressed concerns that the change will affect student learning and ledge readiness. on the agenda, taxing the use of plastic grocery bags. asking state lawmakers to give localities the power to fine those who use them. they would wave the fine for specific purchases like prescription drugs and alcohol. today, lawmakers taking -- talking about transforming the mall. board members will consider plans to change part of the three tory mall into a
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residential building. it goes beyond current height rules. the building is at the corner wilson and north randolph street. that building would hold as many as 406 separate units. breaking news in arlington. a big road closure slowing things down a bit here in the -- in arlington. details coming up. pleading for help, finding a missing d.c. teenager. the latest group joining the search knenearly a week after t teen was last seen. running out of time. the legal move in the works that could shut down the popular daily fantasy sports sites.
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6:40. new details in the search for the cargo ship that disappeared in the middle of hurricane joaquin. the navy says efforts to find the data recorder are over. video reveals the ship came apart. the part of the ship with the video data recorder separated from the deck in october. all 33 people on board are presumed dead. in a few hours, we could get a big update from new york about fantasy sports sites draft kings and fan duel. new york's attorney general is expected to file a lawsuit that could shut down the sites there. the attorney general says they constitute illegal gambling. yesterday a judge denied draft kings and fan duel a restraining order that would keep them operating. nbc sports and nbc 4's parent company comcast among the investors in fan duel. breaking new on the roads now in arlington. still have this major closure north courthouse shut down between 50 and 14th street. a section of 13th also shut
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down. get around this by taking barton or troy instead. and avoid that altogether. 95 at powder mill road, southbound to 95, earlier crash causing problems. right lane blocked. we're slow there. 270 from germantown to the beltway, an extra ten minutes. 66 inbound, okay. 95 north okay as well. outside, yesterday, an area of clouds to be found. a couple of clouds coming our way that created a beautiful sky. look at all the oranges and reds glowing in our eastern sky there on our city camera view. temperatures in the upper 40s to near 50 around the metro area. a light jacket on your way out the door this morning. leave the umbrella and sunglasses at home as clouds are likening to continue thickening on up. recess, a today, clouds coming in, staying dry.
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temperatures up to the low and mid-60s. thursday, a weather alert day, impact that will have in just ten minutes. we're tracking several breaking stories as we work to get you up to the minute, the minute you're up. first in arlington, we're keeping you posted on road closures after a break kne. the offer russia is making to track down the people responsible for the attack. [ female announcer ] business travel isn't just about the going.
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welcome back. breaking news that will throw a wrench in your commute. we're keeping an ion a water main break near the courthouse. give yourself some extra time this morning. >> north courthouse road closed between 14th street and arlington boulevard. kristin wright is there with the latest on what other roads may be impacted. and how long it will take to clean this up. >> reporter: this could be a while. also important to note, the courthouse right here is not impacted. that is according to police and the water folks we have talked to this morning. want you to look down the road here behind me. you don't see a whole lot happening. why? because repairs have not started. we don't know how long this is going to take. the water main broke around 1:00
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this morning, the closure north courthouse between route 50 and 14th street, also 13th street between courthouse and north troy. so melissa mollet standing by with the work arounds you'll have to take this morning because this could be quite a bit of a slowdown for people in the downdownartictown arlington. melissa? -- >> closed between 50th and 14th street. take north barton street or north troy street to avoid that. have that section of 13th shut down as well. >> okay, melissa. france is now calling on its allies for aid. the country is asking for help from the european union to fight isis after the terror attacks that killed 129 people last week. poland already responded. the defense minister saying he's
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ready to immediately discuss assistance. the u.s. is also taking part. angie goff is following secretary of state john kerry's trip to france from the live desk. >> good morning. happening now secretary of state john kerry is in paris paying his respects to the victims of the terror attacks. he met with the french president this morning. and said we have to step up our efforts to hit them at the core where they're planning these things. he's talking about isis. the visit comes as france launched more air strikes in syria, hitting some isis key targets. we're talking about a command center, also a couple of training cams. the country also carried out 128 more raids as he continues to investigate friday's devastating terror attacks that killed 129 people and injured hundreds more. 6:47 now. national security talks on capitol hill, the senate and house homeland security subcommittee holding a joint hearing today. we expect secret service
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director joseph clancy to testify on protection plans after friday's attacks in paris. today we could see the number of governors refusing to accept syrian refugees grow. 19 governors now say they would actively oppose or ask the federal government not to send refugees to their states. no real movement in our area on this. despite calls from virginia republicans. terry mcauliffe has not made any changes to his policy. in maryland, larry hogan will mack a careful decision. and muriel bowser says the district does not have a refugee office so it was not accepting refugees in the first place. president obama called refusing refugees shameful. former secretary of state condoleezza rice said the u.s. needs to be welcoming to those running from tyranny, but she also says she can understand the concerns of some governors. it is 6:48. today we should learn the sentence for a woman who entered a plea in her husband's murder.
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rosangela spradling faces prison time. it became clear shes with a repeat victim of doe midwest ache abuse at the family's home in sterling. steven had been choking his wife moments before she shot him back in 2013. the trial of a loud be county deputy charged with assault gets under way. john gregory is accused of assaulting someone during an arrest in june. he's been on paid administrative leave since the incident in july. gregory is a ten year veteran of the force. developing in tennessee now where the fbi is joining the search for a missing teenager from d.c. ava zechiel disappeared in the cherokee national forest last wednesday. her father tells news 4 she was on a hiking trip with her boarding school. he says this has been a difficult time for the family but is thankful for the people helping. >> every parent's worst nightmare, see stories on the news but also see the throngs of
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people that come out to help and we're relieved to see that happened here and hopeful one of them will find our girl. >> she is 16 years old. her father says she somehow was separated from the group on the hike and did not have her cell phone with her. breaking news, russia says it will offer $50 million for more information on who was behind the plane crash that killed 224 people in egypt. a high level egyptian government force confirmed that two airport workers were being questioned this morning in connection with that crash. egypt's ministry in the last hour, the ministry of the interior has come out and said that is not true. in a new report this morning, russia says it found evidence of a bomb equivalent to more than 2 pounds of tnt in the debris. it is calling this an act of terrorism. isis claiming responsibility for the crash saying that it was retaliation for russia's recent air strikes in syria. breaking news once again in
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arlington this morning. still have north courthouse road shut down between 50 and 14th street. 13th street, that section, also closed from north courthouse to north troy. one block portion there. you can take barton, take troy, instead do not take north courthouse or try to take north courthouse, won't be able to do it. 95 south bound at powder mill, two mile backup because of an earlier crash. big look at the beltway. looking pretty typical here. especially top of the beltway. normal here for this time of day. in chevy chase, grub road, brand-new accident there. the right lane is blocked because of a crash you can see we're pretty slow there. southbound, 66, pretty normal. so is 95 northbound. couple of different crashes. don't need to mention of them. beltway at st. barnabas, no problems there. a tornado watch is in effect now in texas and oklahoma.
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both states cleaning up from some severe storms right now. seven tornadoes touched down, swept through texas. see the dark clouds in the video here. one tornado hit an oil and gas facility, spurring concerns some dangerous materials could have been released there. another 15 tornadoes hit kansas, oklahoma and nebraska. so far hearing no one was hurt. live look outside in our area, we're enjoying a beautiful sunrise. how about that? >> great looking sky out there early this morning. yesterday, hardly a cloud to be found today. clouds will be sneaking back into our skies. pretty skies here in the morning hours. these clouds will eventually be part of that same storm system that brought all the bad weather to oklahoma and texas late last night. still going on this morning. even snow out in the high country of colorado and the denver area, if you're flying to denver, flight slowdowns are likely there. our skies this morning looking good out there early on. more sunshine this morning than this afternoon.
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47 degrees now at national airport. winds out of the north at 5. weather impact on your day today, nice and low. cooler than yesterday, so maybe you need your light to medium weight jacket. increasing clouds. no chance for rain. that's tomorrow. thursday, a weather alert day for us, more updates on air and online and push alerts from our nbc washington app. get that downloaded today. have it ready to go for thursday. which will be a very heavy rain event early thursday morning. tapering off to showers and turning gusty and blustery around by thursday afternoon. up to an inch of rain and could see winds gusting over 40 miles per hour. that is thursday. keeping a cleeose eye on that f you. temperatures up to the low 60s. not as nice as the 70 we got yesterday. cloudy and dry and in the 50s for your plans outside this evening.
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no real weather worries for us around here today. all the real concerns come up as we -- after you get out of the day tomorrow and on into the second half of the week. quick peak at the seven day forecast. showers probably after dark tomorrow. heavy rain likely on thursday. our weather alert day. chilly weather back in for the weekend. 6:54. breaking news, a man in the hospital at this hour after a shooting overnight in lorton, virginia. molette green has the latest from forest greens drive in fairfax county. >> reporter: investigators have been here,0 throughout the nigh gathering evidence here. we know a man is in the hospital and fairfax county police are questioning someone right now, but no arrests or charges at this point after this 2:00 a.m. shooting. no motive given for what happened, what led up to all of this. we're following this developing story throughout the day here. we'll have more information on
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our nbc washington app and, of course, later today on news 4. >> now 6:55. developing this morning in minnesota, more than 50 people were arrested overnight in protests. hundreds of marchers shot down interstate 94 in response to the shooting of jamar clark. he was shot by minneapolis police officer and later died. witnesses say clark was handcuffed when he was shot but police deny that account. the two officers involved are now on paid administrative leave. fines for selling tobacco products to minors could go up today in montgomery county. the council members will take a final vote on the decision today. the new proposal would boost first time fines from $500 to $1,000. it would be another $1,000 for any subsequent fines. another vote for the council as well, montgomery county, vote on a bill to protect home buyers requiring a seller to disclose whether radon is on the home for sale. the seller does not have to test
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for radon. they have to tell the buyer if they know of the presence of radon in the house. a big personal announcement from actor charlie sheen. there were rumors is lating about his health in recent months. he will sit down for an exclusive interview with matt lauer on the "today" show. you can watch it next at 7:00 a.m. after news 4 today. 6:56. four things to know this morning. students head back to class at washington college in maryland. the school was on lockdown yesterday after a student's parents called to say their son had taken a gun from their home. protesters back on the streets today speaking against trade deals negotiated by the obama administration. at 11:00 a.m., the group will march from dupont to embassy row. john kerry in france now to show solidarity following last week's terror attacks. he called isis psychopathic monsters and said several countries are working together to take down the terror group. water main break near the courthouse in arlington may slow
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you down. north courthouse road is closed between 14th and arlington boulevard after a main broke around 1:00 this morning. crews are working to fix that problem. head to the nbc washington app to stay ahead of the road closures. we'll keep you updated. north barton and north troy, but avoid north courthouse between 14th and 15th. >> thank you, melissa. that is the broadcast this morning. we appreciate you waking up with us. >> the ed "today" show is next.
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good morning. breaking overnight, definitive proof it was a bomb. russia announces a homemade explosion brought down that passenger plane in egypt. russian president vladimir putin vowing to hunt down anyone who was responsible, and this morning two airport workers are being questioned. taking i to the terrorists. france unleashes another brutal assault on isis, targets in syria for a sec straight night and here in u.s. isis warnings for attacks in washington has many leaders on edge. >> i don't want to make everybody nervous, but i feel the same way i felt before 9/11. >> the latest developments and the controversial calls to have america close its borders to syrian refugees. tornado bout

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