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someone in need. it's called mental health first aid. the eight hour class gives you the skills to identify someone going through an emotional crisis. it's more common than you think and it can seriously interfere with someone's life. >> mental health first aid is equivalent to cpr. but it's for people having an emotional crisis. and you're much more likely to see someone having an emotional crisis than you are to see someone having a coronary. >> we'll have more on what the classes teach you and how to sign up, that is coming up on news 4 at 6:00 tonight. if you're waiting to get your taxes done, you have about two months to do it and by now many of you will have your forms to get started. the government says filing online may be the best way to go. 70% of taxpayers are eligible for free file, four out of five of you are expected to file electronically this
get ready for another round of bitter cold weather to start your day. >> there's things you are guaranteed to see today. below freezing windchills, wind and people really bundled up. you know that whole wrap the scarf around your head and -- >> amelia segal had that on yesterday. looked like she had a blanket on. might need it in addition to your scarf this morning. the man of the hour, storm team 4 meet meteorologist chuck bell. >> weather headlines, number one thing we're watching for is a chance for snow showers this evening. could leave a quick inch. and then we head into the deep freeze over the weekend. here is it also clipper well back out here into the ohio valley. it's racing in our direction, so that's where the snow is coming from, well out to our west. no big impacts for most of the day, but snow chances sneak up after the sun goes down this evening into tonight.
current windchills are mosley in t mostly in the teens. 18 this morning, 7:00 tonight, 25 and snow showers likely. by 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, temperatures in the teens with windchills down they're zero. we'll talk about the impacts on your daily commute in ten minutes. but for now, how is 95 doing? >> not too hot this morning. take a look at this p you can see headed southbound, we are a little bit delayed there in the southbound lanes through laurel. and that of course is because of that earlier crash here that we had this morning. now, meg an mcgrath is on her wy out to that accident right now and try to figure out exactly what is going on. also have a little bit of a delay in the northbound lanes, it looks like it may have just disappeared actually from my map this morning. we'll have more information on th this one coming up. two major fires this
we start by telling you nobody was hurt in either. first, there was this barn fire at the wood month country club in rockville. you take a look at the flames here. extensive all over the roof it seems. 75 firefighters responded there overnight. they say it is still burpining t it is under control. potomac, firefighters there battling a blaze on glenn road. it started -- rather, destroyed a chicken coop and killed 25 chickens inside. a car was also damaged. i'm surprised about how long it took for, you know, something to be done. >> frustrated parents are taking their message to prince george's county schools, demanding to know why students were allowed to be sexually abused. now another student has come forward and more lawsuits have been filed involving sexual abuse at judge sylvania woods elementary school.
how 22-year-old deonte carraway could abuse at least a dozen victims and go untee texted. the lawsuit claims some of the abuse happened on school property. so far police say they have located 12 victims. >> unfortunately, the more we keep looking, the more we keep finding and the broader the whole matter seems to be getting. >> the mother of an 11-year-old victim filed a new civil lawsuit. now, leaders at prince george's county schools are taking action to try to prevent future abuse. in addition to the public meetings, the district put together a task force to review its current policies. next week principals are having mandatory meetings with staff to go over abuse training and reporting. counselors are also meeting with students about inappropriate contact in the eonte carraway w volunteer and youth choir
show victims between the ages of 9 and 1. he's accused of filming the students at the school, the glenarden municipal center, aquatic center and in private homes. the school's principal has been removed and placed on leave, but no criminal charges have been filed against her. brutal case of suspected child abuse involving zip ties, plastic wrap and a belt heads to court. those are the items craig and nicole will why ams used to abuse their 7-year-old son. both were arrested in december in clarksburg. the boy was treated for multiple cuts and bruises. a schedule hearing is expected in a few hours. the ones bearing the consequences for decades. >> neighbors in all of d.c.'s eight wards had a chance to sound off about the mayor's homeless shelter plan. the plan would close d.c. general and open a
she wi family shelter in each ward. in ward one, neighbors say property values will go down and crime goes up, but some don't mind the plan. >> one thing i like about my community is that we're welcoming and inclusive. >> mayor bowser visited the meetings held. she it is dismissed concerns that they would increase crime. pack tap says it's arrested nearly 100 al qaeda members and militants foil be an attack to break daniel pearl's killer.tap nearly 100 al qaeda members and militants foil be an attack to break daniel pearl's killer. out of jail. more than a handful of suicide bombers were enlisted in the attack that officials say was 90% ready for execution. again, that attack foiled. coming up on 5:07. and tomorrow, republican hopefuls for president take the stage this
about the democrats. in milwaukee, hillary clinton and bernie sanders squared off in the first debate since his victory in the new hampshire primary. clinton addressed comments made that women should send her to the white house because she's a woman, too. >> i'm not asking people to support me because i'm a woman. i'm asking people to support me because i think i'm the most qualified experienced and ready person to be the president and commander in chief. >> now, up like in the new hampshire debate, the candidates didn't quite come out swinging last night. the pbs news hour debate is being described as spirited, but civil. the candidates did not shake hands as the conversation started, but they did acknowledge that they agree on some points and had similar goals for the country. >> we both agree that we have to get unaccountable money out of our political system. >> let me con ki
under fierce attacks. >> on race relations, clinton promised transparency saying the country needed to have an honest conversation about where to go next. sanders said that he would tax wall street to improve the lives of minority voters and especially young people. >> instead of giving tax breaks to billionaires, we are going to create millions of jobs for low income kids so they're not hanging out on street corners. we will make sure that those kids stay in school, are able to get a college education. >> after competitive votes in iowa and new hampshire, sanders faces more pressure to outline specific plans to back up his ideology. we'll talk about that and fact check the candidates when tracie potts joins us at 5:30. don't forget your gloves this morning. we're off to a frigid start. but wait until you hear what you could see on your commute home. and a heads up for anyone planning to
i'm chuck bell. it is 5:11 on a friday. most important thing, it's a friday. weekend is finally here. for your commute this morning, nothing to worry about this morning. plenty of sunshine. it is cold. temperatures on your way out the door huffiovering around 18. coming back home this evening, cloudy skies and a chance for light snow. temperatures around 30 degrees early this evening. so traveling conditions, green lights, for problems this morning and this afternoon, but this evening snow showers could bring a quick half an inch to an inch of snow. and it's the timing of it that has me concerned. so we'll be track this snow
it's the first of three sn ow chances. more about the next two in ten minutes. for now, let's go over to melissa. traffic 95 still slow here this morning in the area between scaggsville road and 32. megan mcgrath is on the scene. we'll have live pictures in just a minute. southbound right lane open, northbound two right lanes are open. going to take some time to get that out of the way. 66 east of compton road, eastbound/westbound just fine. and remember we have the water main break westbound veirs mill at connecticut avenue. new revelations in the prince george's county school caught in the middle of a child porn scandal and the previous investigation at that school. and how long it could take before we see a vaccine for the zika virus. your time is 5:13.
as police tip their investigaticontinue their investigation, news 4 iteam found out this is not the first investigation at that school. between $300 and $1200 is missing from a school safe. police suspect someone busted into it and took that cash. the case is unsolved, though police say the principal is not a suspect. scott mcfarland learned the principal ordered hidden cameras placed in a bookkeeper's office after that money went missing. developing this morning, there has been another shake skrup in the d.c. metro. rob troup is stepping down. the assistant dwchgm of transitl replace him. he was this charge of several large infrastructure projects and responsible for gettinging 7,000 series online. but there have also been many problems. this makes the third major staffing change at metro, gm paul wiedefeld
november to lead the agency. board of directors elected jack evans as its new chairman. and soon it will have a new chief safety officer, as well. the medical director of tood.c. fair and ems is officially out. she turned in a frank four page resignation letter this week. in the letter, she says people in the district are dying needlessly. she told news 4 there was a lack of cooperation when it comes to improving ems service. happening today, luis will go before a judge for the first time. he faces charges in the death of montgomery county police officer liota. he was out of his calf after pulling over a suspected drunk driver and the succespect slamm into the officer. montgomery county police chief and state's attorney will tal
after the court appearance today. it's another sharp drop in the asian stock markets on this friday. japan's nikkei dropped more than 760point following to its lowest close in more than a year. it has dmp ped business confidence and discouraged banks from lending about. it's 5:19 now. in as little as two weeks, street cars could be up and running here in the district. a letter to the federal transit administration says the target date on february 26. "washington post" reports final safety walk throughs and paperwork still have to be completed. the project has missed deadlines and faced delays for years. your time is running out if you haven't picked out that valentine's day gift. it's s
over inside the bethesda flrist, it's all hands on deck because it is the busiest holiday of the flower season. i bet you mother's day is right behind that. an entire crew has been packing flowers and roses to perfection. the shop's owner says they're doing ten times the amount of orders this holiday weekend. >> a lot of deliveries, a lot of sweethearts. not everyone has a loved one, but they have shall be special and it has to arrive this weekend. >> so if you haven't placed your order yet, you still have a little time. and a lot of florists will do that emergency -- >> it will cost you. >> it will cost you, though. you can wait until the 15th, save you some money. >> me? >> yes. >> okay. i don't know what i'm do with the flowers, but i'll wait. it is now 5:21. he can't take a
>> you're very subtle. she's as subtle as a hammer on the hand. outside today, the leading edge of much colder air is about 12 hours away and dangerous cold coming our way for the weekend. so think about making sure your car battery is all right, gas tank is full, make sure your outdoor spigots are turned off and leave a drip of water going. check on your friends, elderly and maybe your outdoor puppy to goes need to come in. a little clipper of snow racing in our direction, that is on the leading edge ever tof the next change of air masses that will send us into the deep freeze. right now it's a cold start pap winds are not as fear as they were when you went to bed, but windchills back in to the teens to
20s. the real cold air settles in as we get into the weekend. so today mostly in the teens and 20s. but by tomorrow night into sunday morning, temperatures in the teens and winds in the 20 to 30 miles per ho-per-hour range windchills down well below zero. so be ready for that. but here's the next thing you need to be on the lookout for. 4:30 this afternoon, the skies will be mostly cloudy and by 7:00, 8:00 tonight, a little chance of a quick coating of snow comes through here. the timing of it could be a little bit problematic only because it's coming right at the tail end of the rush hour and the cold pavement will hold that little bit of snow very easily. so just know that you could have to be dealing with some show showers tonight. it will keep you -- get you slowed down. and then through the heart of the weekend, just ferociously windy and cold tomorrow. four things you need to know in ten minutes. good morning. so right now taking a big look
right now. we do have again that problem on 95, we'll talk about that one here in just a minute with some live pictures for you, as well. do have road work on 95. 395 southbound after seminary, two left lanes getting by the work zone there. top of the beltway or i should say above the beltway, westbound veirs mill road at connecticut, the right lane gets by that water main break. and then again this issue morning, 95 between scaggsville and 32, some lanes blocked. megan mcgrath out there on the scene. what are you seeing? >> reporter: well, if you travel on 95 southbound or even northbound, we've got a rocky start to the rush hour this morning. take a look behind me here. you can see the accident scene, we are literally directly across from the rest area here between 219 and 32. and you can see the tow truck that
and the tractor trailer off to the right. there is also a passenger vehicle, a sedan of some kind it appears on the back of that flat bed truck. those are the vehicles involved in this accident. happened just not the long ago. and you can see the impact it's having on the area. if you are headed southbound, there is only one lane getting by to the right. so if you're headed inbound into town, only one right hand lane getting by. if you're headed northbound, there are two lanes open and two lanes closed. needless to say, we are already starting to see the backups. so it will be a problem for a while yet. back to you all. it's 5:24. major developments in the effort to end the fighting in syria. the u.s., russia and more than a dozen other countries have agreed to a cease-fire in syria that would begin next week. once that happens, the u.s. and russia both plan to deliver the country more humanitarian aid. the agreement would stop the fighting between rebels and the
apply to terrorist groups like isis. and an nypd officer facing as many as 15 years in prison now that he's been found guilty of manslaughter. he shot an unarmed man in a public housing project two years ago and the man died. the officer said that he was startled and accidentally fired his gun into a dark stairwell. he will be sentenced in two months. new this morning, details on when we could see a vaccine for the zika virus. the world health organization says we're at least a year and a half away. that's when large scale trials would begin. maryland has its first official case of zika virus. it appears the person traveled to a country in central america where mosquitos can carry the virus. health officials say this person has recovered and poses no danger to the community. maryland has delivered 17 zika test kids to the cdc for analysis. far only one has been
with the olympics in brazil this summer, athletes are concerned about how the zika virus could affect them. others say it's all about taking the necessary precautions. >> lots of bug spray, wear the right type of clothing. >> the good news is when the rio games begin, it will actually be winter in brazil, so there should be fewer mosquitos. president obama making an appearance on the ellen show this afternoon. the last time the president was on that show, he was a candidate for president in 2007. the president taped the show while he was in california for several fundraisers. and you can watch that appearance today at 3:00 right here on thbsnbc 4. >> ellen brings out the funny no hear who the guest. you heard what they had to say, were we ththey being hones? and what we're learning about the woman who spotted the man who shot and killed two deputies in maryland this week. first, though, get readyr
current windchills in the teens. tens and teens -- wait. tens and teens? and that's not the only thing you could see. >> tens and teens- >> same thing, right? >> that's right. this is why we're journalists on the set because we're not doing math, right? >> all right. good morning, everybody. it's 5:30. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. let's check in with the scientist in our group here. >> being the most scientific of the four of us doesn't necessarily mean all that much based on your challenge with numbers. know this about the weather. first thing get you through your friday. snow showers could leave a quick half apeventun inch this evenin. and shiver me timbers this weekend, brutally cold and windy tomorrow. take the cold seriously. limit your time outside, bring your pets in, make sure your pipes are dripping and check in on the elderly. and snow chances going up, as well. so planning out your friday
degrees on your way out the door are this morning. we'll rise up into the mid-20s by late this morning into early this afternoon. for your friday night, chance of light snow this could leave a half an inch to maybe an inch. it's the time of day that it's arriving that has me a little concerned. not a lot of snow, but remember the inch pre-blizzard? a little inch sometimes can do you a lot of harm. tomorrow that's where the real bitter cold settles on in. time for traffic and here is melissa mollett. breaking news right now, 95 southbound, these backups have really grown. this is southbound near scaggsville road. so southbound we have just one lane open. a 3 mile backup right now. northbound a 1 mile backup with just two lanes open. tractor trailer crash. megan mcgrath on the scene. green and yellow lines because of a malfunction. beltway, no major problems here on the beltway. taking a look at 66, no problem
parkway. going to take you 9 minutes. > senator bernie sanders of vermont. >> former secretary of state hillary clinton. >> the american people are tired of establishment politics. >> i'm not asking people to support me because i'm a woman. once i'm in the white house -- >> secretary clinton, you're not in the white house yet. back on the debate stage. it wasn't quite the all out attack we saw in new hampshire will, but hillary clinton and bernie sanders stood their ground and stuck to their platforms. tracie potts joins us live on capitol hill to talk about the milwaukee debate with us. let's start with health care. clinton accused sanders of not having the money to support his plan.
proposal will save the average middle class family $5,000 a year. >> the numbers don't add up. and many people will actually be worse off than they are right now. >> that is inaccurate. >> is that right, tracie? >> reporter: for the most part, there a been a couple of analyses that show it looks like he may be short of money, between $3 billion and $11 billion to pay for health care for everyone. the committee for responsible budget looked at this and analysts at emory university looked at this and that analyst used to work for the clinton administration in all fairness, we need to disclose that, but both found that what he's proposing, free health care for everyone, the way he wants to pay for that he may end up a little bit short. >> and now to a consistent sanders attack that clinton
influenced by wall street. let's listen to her statement about that last night. >> i'm very proud of the fact that we have more than 750,000 dough authorizdonors and the va majority are giving small contributions. >> the vast majority giving small contributions, tracie? >> reporter: let's define small. if you look at $200 or less, 7 out of 10 of those contributors for sanders are giving small contributions. for clinton, it's more like 15%, 16%. but he continues to say she's got the super pac backing her and putting stuff out there on her behalf. and he doesn't have one. and they have a lot hormone, also. so what she said, yes, a lot of her contributors are giving small contributions depending on how you define small.
she has the extra stra homoney from the super pac. >> all right. tracie potts, thank you. 5:35 now. some people are criticizing last night's moderators for not bringing up hillary clinton's e hail controversy. just yesterday a federal judge ordered the release of a rund of clinton's e-mails from her time as secretary of state. the deadline is just hours ahead march 15 super tuesday voting. 14 states including virginia will hold primaries or caucuses that day. and a reminder republican candidates will face off tomorrow night in south carolina in greenville. the cbs debate starts at 9:00 p.m. >> we now know when services will take place for one of two killed harford county share rev's deputies. the visitation for pat b. dailey will take place monday and tuesday from 2:00 to 9:00. funeral services will also happen at mountain christian church next wednesday at 10:00 a.m. and while funeral services for the other fallen deputy are
still being made, the harford county sheriff's office is taking time to remember the two men who died in the line of duty. patrick dailey was a 30 year veteran of the agency. mark logsdon served time with the sheriff's office for 16 years. both were military veterans and decorated officers who left families behind. dailey was shot inside the panera restaurant on wednesday. logsdon was killed of a at the being shot in the parking lot. the sheriffs say suspect david evans targeted the deputies. >> it's our belief that because he knew there was a rwarrant ou for his arrest that that is why he took the action against the police officer. we don't believe he laid in wait to ambush. >> evans was killed in a shoot-out with police. he had a long history of violence, including allegations that he may have shot his ex-wife in 1997.
that ex-wife was the one who spotted him inside the panera restaurant and called police. baltimore court refuses to oath phone the trials of three officers charmed in freddie gray's death, but there is still a lot of uncertainty surrounding this case. hear land's court of appeals has been asked to review the cases of five officers whose trials could hinge on whether a sikxth officer can be forced to testify against them. a circuit court judge has ruled that william porter must testify against two officers. porter has appeal that had decision. freddie gray suffered a spinal cord injury after he was arrested. a large crowd at last night's d.c. council meeting in d.c. as people argue for and against paid family leave. it was so crowded people were pushed into an overflow room p. the #paid leave for d.c. also trended on twitter. officials are considering a proposal to give people who work in the district 12e
time off to have a baby, get over an illness or care for a sick relatin.their stories such as this woman who had a mother who had emergency surgery. >> i went from the hospital to work back to the hospital. simply put, when my mom needed me the most, i shouldn't have been forced to k45 to choose be work and taking care of her. >> d.c. would collect a 1% payroll tax from employers to pay for it, but the chief financial officer says that won't be nearly enough to cover the cost. one expert said it could cost five times the initial estimate. breaking news on the roads. really slow maryland 95 near scaggsville road, one southbound lane open, two northbound lanes open. we're talking about a 3 mile backup. more coming up. new details in the death of a baby from the district who died after being left home alone with his siblings. who says the other kids never called
road, one southbound lane open, two northbound lanes open. a 3 mile backup. red line single tracking between silver spring and forest glen. green and yellow line delays, train malfunction. no worries here in maryland and virginia 66 and 95 both looking good. outside today, it's a cold one. but this is going to feel mild by comparison. nonetheless you'll need to layer the kids up on the way out the door this morning. windchills near 10, air temperatures around 18. up into the low 30s this afternoon with clouds coming in on us. it could bring a coating of snow our way this evening. but you'll need your heavy coat and mittens on your way out the door this morning. you can leave the umbrella at home. changes could be on the way when it comes to who is in charge of your children's education. do within days. and the clock is
breaking news on 95. again, near scaggsville road there, this is a 3 mile backup headed southbound and about a mile headed northbound. it's a storm team weather alert for this coming weekend. bet ear bitterly cold air with a chance for snow flurries tonight. dangerous windchills through the day saturday. even your furry friends need to come inside for the weekend. we continue our team coverage now on this bitter cold that we're dealing with outside. and there no real relief in sight. as we've been telling you, it will only get colder. molette green is live with how you can keep your home safe in the deep freeze this weekend. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, it's all
your home warm and the pipes from bursting. i'm out here in sterling at the warehouse of nugent and sons. they will get a lot of calls this weekend likely. and pat nugent is the owner of course. pat, what are the top big problems that the mistakes people make? >> changing that air filter, most important thing. keeping that house warm, keeping the thermostat tidialed higher than usual, but keeping the air filter clean is the most important thing. >> and then we have the pipe issue. nobody wants the pipes to burst. john is the install foreman. you have an example of a problem hose. is this the garden hose that is outside. what do people do wrong? >> well, this is a frost-free, a pretty good burst in it. when you shut your water off to the hose bib, it needs to drain. so when you leave your hose
the water still stays inside of here. freezes and bursts. so try to always shut your hose bibs off. this particular one, you shouldn't have to as long as you remove that hose. so that's a very important thing that happens with these things. and then of course keeping your house warm. if you try to set rooms say segregated off -- >> you can't close off those rooms in the basement if you're not in the -- open the door. >> open the doors. >> yeah. and we have a graphic that has more information, john, too. you want to insulate the pipe, seal the air leak, open the kitchen and bath cabinets. much more in an hour. 5:48 now. developing this morning, the fighting in ia
the u.s., russia and more than a dozen other countries have agreed to a temporary cease fire in syria that would begin next week. the agreement would stop the fighting between rebels and the syrian government. secretary of state john kerry says the deal looks good on paper, but more work will have to to be done to make it last. a case of suspected child abuse heads to court today. miss say craig and any coal williams used zip tie, plastic wrap and a belt to abuse their 7-year-old son. the couple was arrested in december in clarksburg. the boy was treated for mull tie cuts and bruises. we're changing minds here with a new tool you can use to help someone in need. you can take a class to learn mental health first aid. they're open to anyone and shows you what mental illness looks like and how to identify different ones. you can also learn what you can do if you see someone in an
some what you can do to be helpful to someone so that you deal comfortable having a conversation that people tend to shy away foreign policy from. more on the classes at 6:00. we know what it is but not where it came from. the sheen tested positive as petroleum or weather fueled oil. the coast guard says additional samples are being processed right now. officials are still trying to trace the source of the spill. since this incident, they rounded up several geese covered in the oil and taken them to delaware to be cleaned up. would you object to a homeless shelter in your neighborho neighborhood? some are questioning mayor bowser's plan. last night each ward held a meeting on the plan. >> folks who live right near there are the ones th
decades. >> many thaneighbors in ward on are worried property values will go down and crime will go up. a 29 unit family shelter is planned there. there are also some who say they don't mind the plan. >> one thing i like about my community is that we're welcoming and inclusive. >> d.c. mayor bowser visited the meetings held in all eight wards. she dismissed concerns that the small family shelters would increase crime. and nbc 4 is working 4 you to help the homeless. we've rounded up a number of resources. it includes numbers to call if you see someone outside in the cold especially important for the next several days. open the app and search homelessness. 95 in maryland, northbound, a one mile backup, scaggsville road. southbound, a three mile backup. so two southbound lanes
open. a little bit of a change. just spoke with megan mcgrath on the scene. red line single tracking between silver spring and forest glen. as far as the group and yellow situation, delays because of a train malfunction at pg plaza. new problem as we take a wide loom. crash outer loop at the american legion bridge with some lanes blocked there. and remember, 395 south after seminary, two left lanes getting by the work zone there. that should wrap up in the next couple of hours. outside this morning on a friday morning, temperatures have dropped well down into the teens to around 20. fortunately the wind has laid down, so when you went to bed last night, it was still very windy outside. that's not the case this morning. so will is gos there is good ne. it's tomorrow and tomorrow might when we're in the heart of the cold air with the intense windchills. windchills likely to be at or below zero most of the day saturday, saturdani
right now, though, a cold 9 in martinsburg, 12 gaithersburg, 19 edgewater, maryland. 18 fredericksburg and 20 here in washington. planning out your day today, cold and sun at sunny this morn. clouds rolling in this afternoon and a chance for snow showers after about 5:00, 6:00. here is future weather. by 1:00, there could be flurries out along i-81. 4:00, leesburg and then will pushing into the metro. it could leave a coating on the ground. isn't look like even as much of aen an inch, but it could ice things up quickly. so be really careful on your friday evening plans. for tomorrow, that will be the worst of it, every. cold and windy all day toll. chance of flurries during the day tomorrow, but nothing major.
after we get threw tough the co comes a chance for accumulating snow monday afternoon and monday night. it will start as snow, but it will end as rain as temperatures get near 50 degrees on tuesday. finally next week hump day, quieter weather finally back in place. back to you. a new twist in the investigation into a baby's death in northwest washington. a firefighter is now undered a m added minute straight difference review. the child's sibling did not call 911 as police initially reported. the call for help came from and on duty d.c. firefighter who is also the child's aunt. the report claims the firefighter went around the normal 911 call system by calling a supervisor directly. police haven't released any more details about how the child died. today we'll get a look at the department of transportation's latest travel report card. it will d
the number of lost suitcases. and also the full stats for 2015. president obama set to nom that dr. john king jr. to serve as education second. king has been acting secretary since arne duncan stepped down in december. before that, he was new york's education commissioner. lawmakers are expected to give the nomination speedy consideration because congress wants to see the new education law that has bipartisan support implemented. good morning. i'm landon dowdy at cnbc. at&t plans to start testing 5g wireless technology this year. however, 5g isn't expected to power smartphones until the end of the decade. countries are fighting to be the first to roll out 5g, south korea hoping to have it up and running by the time it hosts the winter olympics in 2018. i'm landon dowdy. many of
tax documents, all that is left to do is file them, of course. the government says more and more of you are doing that online. 70% of taxpayers are eligible for the irs free file program. four out of five of you are expected to file electronically this year. if you're nervous about your taxes, there are plenty of programs that can help you get them done. >> see which products they have on the list and use one those because those are vetted by the irs. >> now, you also have a little more time to file this year. the government extended the tax deadline to april 18, that's a monday. 5:56 now. major track work is scheduled again for metro this weekend. there will be service adjustments on all six lines as the reconstruction project continues. free shuttle buses will replace green line trains between gallery place and navy yard. all trains will run every 10 to 20 minutes. there is no scheduled track work on this monday which is
president's day. and it's a slow go 095, scaggsville road. slow in both directions because of an accident involving a track terror trail tractor trarl ailer and a car. another cold start, but calmer conditions means no windchill right now. but the temperature will be dropping once again. chuck bell will break down the next 24 hours.
breaking news at 6:00 a.m., a crash involving a car and truck making a mess of traffic on i-95 in maryland. the backup continues to build there new scaggsville road. >> and that's where we find megan mcgrath. what are you finding out? >> reporter: well, i do have good news to report here. if we can pan off, just within the last few minutes, state highway crews were able to reopen yet another lane here. the truck has just been towed from the scene. we now have three lanes at the time getting by in a southbound direction. we still have major delays through the area because we were down to just one lane for an extended period of time, but we are starting to see things begin to ease up a little
time, but we now have additional lanes open both southbound and looking across to the north bound side, it looks like we may have three lanes open in the northbound direction, as well p but this has been a problem throughout the early morning rush hour. we had a tractor trailer headed southbound. it got into an accident with a car, went off the roadway into the median and then the front part, the cab section of the truck, went into the left hand lane in the northbound direction. there was a debris field, so they had to clean all of that up. tremendous progress being made this morning here. still an issue in terms of traffic because it was blocked up here for a while. but we are starting to see things improve. so that's good news. give it a little while longer, though, before we see thing go back to normal. now over to melissa mollett. >> so we have chopper 4 over you here this morning. white lights, southbound 95. a 3 mile backup there. and about a 1 mile backup headed northbound there near