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this morning, fairfax county police are looking into that two-hour window to find the suspect. they are charged with the shooting of a man while riding on the green line metro train. 19-year-old andrew brody and a 16-year-old will be in court. police say the 16-year-old was the shooter and they want him tried as an adult. police say the two suspects were identified after looking at station surveillance video. and the shooting has shaken many who depend on metro for their daily commute. more on what you can expect for rider safety coming up later on "news4 today." and the subject of a congressional hearing with commits from both the house and senate committee to see if the cdc is doing everything possible to stop the spread of the zika
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the agency's response here in the u.s. and beyond. cdc added trinidad and tobago and the marshall islands as part of the travel list. the cdc learned of 14 case where is the virus may have been contracted through sexual contact. among those are two pregnant women. before now, there have only been two confirmed cases of sexual transmission here in the u.s. 4:31 is your time right now on this weather alert day. let's check in with chuck with 4 things to know. >> thanks, aaron. indeed, a very busy weather day coming up. stay weather alert all day. opportunities for light rain and drizzle this morning. maybe a pocket or two of icy spots. really the big concern is coming later this afternoon. between 2:00 this afternoon and 9:00 or 10 the opportunity for
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thunderstorms coming our way. the greater threat f severe weather is going farther and farther to the south. turning windy through the next couple of days. this is an enormous system. the center of which is in nashville, it tennessee. tornado watch is out, southern georgia and northern florida. snow on the back side from st. louis to chicago. for us, we're starting out the freezing rain advisory, frederick to hagerstown to martinsburg. that's really a precaution because of light rain and drizzle. 30s and 40s now, light rain becoming 50s and 60s with a risk for thunderstorms later on this afternoon. melissa mollet. dw parkway. >> dw parkway causing a bit of an issue. southbound, we're getting yellow on the screen and that is because of this crash that happened just a short time ago. hopefully, that's bw parkway at
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193. outer loop here at georgia avenue, looking okay for the outer loop. 270 southbound from frederick, going to take you 26 minutes. don't have any big worries, average speed, 70 miles per hour. going to bring it down, 66 at west ox road. for some reason, that is popping up here on the screen but i can see it. we'll get that fixed in a couple minutes. back here at the live desk, what we can do to track some of those deadly storms that chuck was talking about. he showed you that the center of the storm was actually in the nashville area. but take a look at the damage that it did recently as it tore through the coast. this is a trailer park, unrecognizable right now. we have roofs torn off. devastation everywhere. cars turned over on their roof. death toll right now standing at
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missing. possibly trapped in the debris. and moving as chuck mentioned from the carolinas down to florida. aaron. you have to understand how former mayor gray feels. >> only on 4, d.c.'s new u.s. attorney responds to questions about former mayor vincent gray's long running investigation. stanley phillips decided not to bring charges against gray. in the first one-on-one interview with phillips, he took office last year, one of the first move was to close the case against former mayor gray. for years, prosecutors tried to prove that gray knew about a slush fund that helped to get him elected. >> pending case before the court, hopefully, as we go through that, we'll have a better understanding as to white decision was made. but beyond
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>> the key with the innocence that case, a millionaire thompson said he's fed up with the fund. phillips said he could not comment whether nor charges will be filed against thompson. trump, trump, trump! another win for donald trump, this time in nevada. trump took about 46% of the votes, followed by senators marco rubio and ted cruz. rubio earned about 23%. cruz, 22%. ohio governor john kasich lost in the 9797 caulk cushions by 3%, ben carson, about 5%. in virginia, and a dozen other states they will cast the vote for the nomination. >> we won with young. we won with old. we won with highly educated. we won with poorly educated. i love the poorly
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>> nbc's tracie potts is on capitol hill. tracie, good morning to you. donald trump racking up delegates, likely to get even more on super tuesday. what a big win in nevada? >> yeah, remember, we see a lot of voting but we talk a lot about delegates because technically, that's what it takes to win the nomination. keep this number in mind, 1,237. 1237 is what it takes to win the nomination. right now, donald trump is ahead. he's only got 79 delegates. a week from now, that is going to change. super tuesday, he's got a dozen states out there voting awards delegates and that's where more than half of the delegates needed for this nomination are going to be awarded. let's look at the map, some of them are awarded proportionally. some are awarded to call. ohio and virginia are one of the biggest winn
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but they don't know until after next tuesday. but some can decide the delegate to convince them for the nomination. but we still have a long way ahead. however, super tuesday is key, because after that, it's going to get much clearer what the nomination is. right now, based on polling in some of those states and based on what we're seeing, there are a lot of ways for donald trump to win this nomination. >> and marco rubio and ted cruz are very close to other the other candidates. what can we expect from them? >> the first vote will be the minnesota vote. the midwest is there. but a lot of tose states are southern states. donald trump performed very well. it's interesting to see if texas following suit. >> tracie potts, live on capitol hill. tracie, thank you. 4:37. your time right now. we turn tohe
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democratic nomination. former president bill clinton will be in raleigh. four days of the south carolina primary, race is dominating conversation on the campaign trail. >> we have serious challenges. and i think it's important for people, particularly for white people to be honest about those. to recognize that our experiences may not equip us to understand what a lot of african-americans, fellow citizens go through every single day. >> senator bernie sanders took a swing at the republican front-runner donald trump saying he was behind a, quote, racist effort to delegitimize president obama. sanders went farther in criticizing the entire field of presidential hopefuls. >> i've season secretary clinton for 25 years. i respect her and i like her. you know, in the midst of the campaign crazy things happe
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i love her and i respect her. we're not republicans, after all. >> sanders will hold a rally in kansas city this afternoon. he is substantially behind hillary clinton in the latest south carolina polls. last night, clinton maintained she's working for every vote and not taking a single state for granted. it is 4:39. if you don't have it already, you may want to download the nbc washington app right now. it's going to come in handy today because it's a storm team 4 weather alert day. chuck bell will have the weather at the bus stop. and keeping you safe. one day after a shooting on
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good morning, i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. just after 4:41 on a wednesday morning. temperatures now 35 in martinsburg, 36 in hagerstown. 42 in washington. cold and wet outside. and all of these numbers are above the freezing mark where there could be one or two isolated pockets below freezing. in an abundance of caution, the weather service has a freeze advisory for this morning. northern maryland, outside of west virginia. these pockets of freezing rain and drizzle are possible. no heavy rain out there just yet, the kiddos will need the insulated jackets, umbrellas and showers and risk for heavy thunderstorms coming our way this afternoon.
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60s. winter around spring all in one day. new troubles from the beltway. breaking news. breaking news from the beltway. picture here beltway at georgia avenue at 97. on the outer loop of the beltway we have a jackknifed tractor trailer at georgia avenue. the debris has gone into the innerloop lanes. we have that in the innerloop hitting the crews. we'll show you what's going on. 66 at west ox road, no major issues. prince george's county overall looking quite good. more on the problem on the beltway coming up. another shooting of a school employee in the area crossing the lines of a student. >>
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the top of the beltway. take a look at this. this is going to get, no doubt, much worse here as the morning progresses. beltway at georgia avenue. on the outer loop, we have a jackknifed tractor trailer blocking the lanes. on the innerloop, debris has gone into those innerloop lanes. we're learning more details into a disturbing case of a child sex abuse and pornography at prince george's elementary school including how a concerned family member may have prevented more children from being abused. he now faces federal charges for producing child pornography. an an uncle went through his nephew's phones and pictures and discovered what was going on. that's exactly what a u.s. attorney said parents should be doing to protect their children.
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him videos in a chat. he would then hide the evidence on his phone. a basketball coach from a private school is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. george logan coached athletes at the highland school in warrenington, virginia. police say logan started sexting with a 16-year-old student at that school back in january. she eventually went to the coach's home in manassas where he had sexual contact with her. police are warning parents to keep a close eye on what your kids are doing. >> you never know what your child may be going through that she's really not or he's not telling you about. >> the school sent a letter to parents saying quote, they are keeping the students' well-being at the front of their efforts. logan is no longer at that school. a prince george's deputy is charged with hitting his wife with
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according to the office, he threatened her with a gun. the report said it happened in charles county last week. ba tina posted bond. two men forced their way into a dorm room. university police say gunman forced his way into a room when a student answered the door. that man was followed by a second man. the robbery happened sunday evening in montgomery hall. students are now being warned to watch who they allow into the residence halls. and police are investigating an indecent exposure report at the university as well. this happened about 8:00 in the men's restroom inside the library. a male reported a man exposed himself there. the man ran away when the victim shouted at him. it is 4:49. metro riders are shaken up after a shooting on a green line train. this is the first time any metro
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happening on a train. metro police plan to keep efforts to keep people safe. it requires more officers because the crime pattern has shifted in that direction. they also want to put officers in brighter uniforms. >> we want to change our appearance a little bit. spruce it up. >> d.c.'s deputy mayor for public safety says the city is focused more than ever on metro safety and has confidence in the transit police. and safety concerns this morning after a gas leak at a basement in prince william county. this happened earlier this month in the woodbridge area. crews were outside the house checking a gas line when there was an explosion. no one was hurt there. in the coming months, washington gas is expected to replace some 800 gas lines in the area. the process could take a year and a half. today, bad storms down south, not sure whether i
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spacex is launching a satellite. and then trying another experimental landing. a couple months ago, the company landed a rocket. and however, this is more complicated because it does expect another successful landing today. >> a lot of that depends on the weather. >> it really does. chuck bell, what are you doing? >> chuck, we depend down in such a big way. >> i know, it's a long hallway. >> i saw you every there -- >> that's right. >> the word of the day today is stormy. big chances for not just impactful weather this morning, but really high-end impacts later on this afternoon and into this evening. got to get you out the door and on your way, first thing, those highlighted counties there, frederick county, maryland. washington county for hagerstown, out towards martinsburg, west virginia. this shaded here is a f
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there's a light pocket of rain and drizzle lifting northbound here. temperatures are just barely above freezing. the weather service issued that freeze rain advisory just to give you a heads-up because we can't say for sure whether there won't be a pocket or two around here. but what a powerhouse of a storm system here. severe weather out ahead of it, across the carolinas, georgia and florida. you're flying down into savannah, georgia or the sunshine state, severe weather there. we're going from winter this morning to springlike severe weather chances later on this afternoon. severe weather chances. the biggest threat will be a chance for strong to potentially damaging wind gusts to some of these storms. at least some chance for a tornado, especially southern maryland. northern neck of virginia, fredericksburg area. heavy rain on that saturated ground fr
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could lead to a flooding threat. here's 1:30 this afternoon, chances for thunderstorms developing across central virginia. 3:00, chances for thunder from leesburg to warrington, to culpepp culpepper. northern fairfax county opportunities there. between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. and the severe weather threat r southern maryland is focused before 4:00 and 8:00 this evening before things finally settle down. whoo. here's your seven-day forecast. it is indeed a very impactful weather stretch. let me hit the seven-day over on my computer. so you can take a look at it. it's going to be a wild ride for temperatures. we'll reach up into the 60s for today. chilly tonight as winds turn around to the west and northwestern. no more than a passing shower. yea, sunshine for the weekend. after that, no heavy rain
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4 traffic. good morning, breaking news here at the top of the beltway. we're talking about the beltway at georgia avenue. we are seeing slowdowns on the map here on the outerloop. the crash tractor trailer jackknifed is what we're hearing. three lanes block on the outer loop. then on the inner loop, some of the concrete from the barrier wall has gone into the lanes. from there, folks are hitting that concrete causing issues with vehicles on the inner loop as well. southbound, reports of that accident, 65 and 95, overall, don't have any major problems there. 95, a live look at prince william parkway looking pretty good. a little bit of sheen there. going to have to deal with that as well. back in a few minutes. it's a problem that impacted a lot of people. it's even blamed for some deaths. this morning, we know the case for
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explosion. and they say first responders are to blame for their loved ones death.
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if you are just joining us, we want to let you know it is a storm team 4 weather
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a powerful storm is heading our way and it could really impact your afternoon. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell is looking at what lies ahead. another big story we're following a triumphant trump. the front-runner has another big win under his belt but will it help him or hurt him as decision 2016 moves on. the family of a d.c. man who died after a failed emergency response wants answers. the family of albert johnson wants the department of justice to investigate a death due 911 delays. jackson had a heart attack. first responders went to the right location but left before helping jackson. they thought they were no longer needed when they saw police w working on someone else at the scene. they call it an honest mistake. >> people can make a mistake. nobody makes a mistake like this. you know, they just are ignoring everythi t
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will not file a lawsuit against the city for now because of a law that says no one is entitled to a 911 response. they plan to start an online petition to have that law changed. an explanation this morning for the deadly takata air bag explosions that forever changed 150 families. an independent testing coalition found multiple factors in the explosion, among them moisture and high humidity. researchers found them to inflate with too much and caused explosions. responsible for kill ten people and hurting 139 others nationwide. there's been a lot of talk about your phone's privacy lately and now we're learning how apple plans to fight the fbi in court. the company's lawyers will ask a judge to ask congress as to whether it should break into a suspect terrorist's phone. that's according to the associated
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the fbi wants apple to access to an iphone. prosecutors are in the tech world say they are in apple's side. >> i don't think entering in the back door is a way to increase security or is really the right thing to do for the direction the world is going in. >> that, of course, was facebook founder mike zuckerberg. bill gates who founded microsoft came down on the fbi's side. he said there are times when companies should help the government and that the issue is not black and white. if you're worried about the risk your teen is taking. a new instead says that risky behavior could be a good thing, according to "the washington post." the report says researchers had 100 teenage boys play card games together and some alone. those who played together played better and more quickly than their peers who were alone. in'
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those teen years approaching too quickly for my kids. >> they're coming. stay with us. "news4 today" continues, it's 5:00 a.m. we love nevada, we love nevada. thank you. >> we can't just elect someone that's angry. we have to elect someone that will make a difference. >> we are one step closer to turning the operation on the failures of the obama/clinton disaster. >> make america great again. >> it is 5:00 a.m. good morning, everybody, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. one of the big stories we're followed this morning, donald trump's landslide victory in nevada. >> we'll get you up to speed on that in just a minute, but first a storm team 4 weather alert. look at all the rain headed our way. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell keeping an eye on this. chuck. >> ha

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