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during the amp, you'll be comfortable in short sleeves. right now, we've got the high clouds passing over the metro area. a live view from the tower camera. we'll have this cool morning but a balmy afternoon is on the way. and this warmer pattern will be continuing for the next several days. coming up at 6:11, i've got your commuter forecast for this mild wednesday. now, melissa is looking at some metro delays. >> looking at the metro delays. keeping an eye on you. they kind of keep changing and adding to them. on orange/silver line, track two different spots, disabled and single tracking through that area. and northbound bw parkway at 175, brand new crash there that just popped up. and south of there, bw parkway at 410, crash on right shoulder. that looks like it's starting to clear up. we had-d have an orange color meaning were you
miles per hour through that area. thurston road, south of 80 in frederick county, all lanes blocked box of wires down. alternate there is roderick road. getting slow there south through urbana. a city recovering and all out manhunt under way, schools and public transit reopening in brussels following the deadly terror attacks yesterday. hundreds hurt there. some in critical condition, others are in artificial comas. 34 people have died from those attacks. right now, they're in a widespread search from one of the facts in the bombing at the brussels airport and subway station. we just learned the name of that man. kristin wright will have more on that from the live desk. the brussels airport is closed now and workers will determine how long it will take to fix everything. all across belgium, there will be a moment of silence at 7:00 a.m. our
we have those for you. >> we want to begin with kristin wright with new information on the men who carried out this attack. she's at the live desk. >> a lot of developments in the suspects. as you mentioned there is a manhunt for najim laachraoui. he's the man in the light colored jacket. authorities identified him just this morning as well as two suspected suicide bombers, right next to him, brothers, seen in this surveillance picture at the brussels airport just before the explosion. police are also linking these suspects to the paris attacks in november. now, the other big news this morning, the discovery of a bombmaking factory the suspects may have used. investigators found chemical used for explosives, nails, bolts and isis flag. now, today, also big news, the state department is warning americans about visiting europe right now. officials do say terrorists could be planning more attacks. back to you.
americans were among those hurt in the attacks in brussels. and some are still missing. nobody has heard from stephanie and justin schultz. the couple is from tennessee but they lived in brussels for nearly two year news. well, the couple was at the airport to say good-bye to stephanie's mom who was catching a flight who did manage to make it home safely. the schultz have not been added to the casualty list, but nobody has heard from them. back here at home, airports around the country are on alert this morning, officials are focusing on securing the open areas of the terminals where anyone can walk around and that's where the suspects detonated their bombs yesterday in brussels. news4's molette green is live at dulles international with more on security changes there. mollett, good morning. aaron, good morning, yes. it's a much different seen here today than yesterday. when we saw the robust visible security at play. we're not seeing that in these early
washington dulles. after the attack in the immediate aftermath here at dulles, we saw the officers with guns in hand and constant canine sweeps throughout the airport. but again, a much different scene here this morning. and one flier says that's a good thing. >> it would be unnerving to see something like that, because you don't normally see that here in america. officers walking around with rifles and what have you. like you do see in europe. so that would be unnerving. certainly, unique. >> reporter: you can see folks standing here in line to check in here at the american counter here. no flights to brussels today, obviously. fliers headed to europe, to that part of europe, are being rerouted to other destinations. that's the latest live from washington dulles,
security at our airports isn't the only impact by the terrorist attacks. airport workers had planned to go on strike at midnight to lobby for better pay. instead, they decided to hold a vigil in are remembrance of the victims of the attacks, as workers of reagan national also said they wanted to recognize the brussels airport workers and their bravery during the attacks. the memorial is also in northwest washington. as officials continue their manhunt for the suspects in these terror attacks stay with the washington, d.c. app. decision 2016, where nearly every presidential candidate won a state in yesterday's contest. hillary clinton and donald trump took arizona. a winner take all state for the gop. meaning that trump took 58 delegates. senator bernie sanders won in utah and ohio. senator ted cruz took all of the delegates inta
today, it could be all over for the proposed pepco/exelon merger. that merger has gone to a number of hearings and changes, but in the end, not all of the stakeholders could sign off on the details of the merge. the public service commission of the district of columbia will hold an opening meeting this afternoon at 1:00 to make aits decision. the commission is an independent agency that regulates electric, natural gas and telecommunications companies in the district. a sense of injustices this morning at howard university. students there say they want the university to change how it handles victims of sexual assault. >> no means no! no means no! >> those chants as hundreds of students protested yesterday. they're upset over the fallout over an alleged attack. a resident adviser said she was raped by another resident adviser. they report that she's lost her job as a
rapist is still at school. both police and the school is investigating. we're learning more about the survivors of the deadly attacks in brussels. one of the americans hurt is a mormon missionary. why his family says this isn't the first time he found himself caught in a terrorist attack. a road closure in frederick county and problems on metro this morning. details coming up. great spring weather could make for a beautiful opportunity. what you need to know if you're going to be like that guy, heading to the tidal basin. early in the morning with that camera out.
going back home, dry pavement, balmy, sunshine. temperatures in the mid-70s during the afternoon. you can have the windows own unless you're suffering from pollen. pollen count jumping lately as well. we'll take a look at the seven-day coming up at 6:21. delays on metro line. what's going on? >> through the boston station, blue/orange single tracking through stadium and armory. and 410, that accident off to the shoulder. thurston road, south of 80, wires down. lanes blocked. take roderick instead. germantown down to the spur on 270. you're on time, 66 and 95 no major issues there. remember to listen to our
hop in the car. aaron. the american bird conservancy needs your help to find out who may have killed 13 bald eagles in eastern maryland. tests have ruled out disease. bald eagles are protected under state and federal law. the conservancy is offering a $5,000 for any information leading to an arrest and conviction. five birds were found dead in delaware last week. no word on whether the two incidents are connected. and murial bowser looking to help boost the wages you earn in d.c. we're live here at the tidal basin this morning, where peak bloom is under way. a sure sign it's on its way. we'll have the latest on the cherry blossoms coming up.
the terror attacks in brussels. is this a live look from brussels where a memorial for the victims is growing this morning. three isis suspects including two suicide bombers were identified overnight. there is an intense manhunt for the other suspect as we speak. a 19-year-old utah missionary is fortunate to be alive after one of the airport bombs went off within feet of where he was standing. 19-year-old mason wells has shrapnel in his legs, severe burns and a torn achilles tendon but he's expected to make a full recovery. he was at that airport with missionaries when that bomb detonated. >> having been at the attack, he was very close to the bombings when the bomb exploded. it's a miracle that he made it through as easily as he did with lower leg injuries. >> now, this isn't the first time the wells family has experienced terror attacks. three years ago, mason and his father were a block away from the finish
marathon when the bombs went off there. his mother was running in that race. coming up there's a split version of the "today" show with matt ler live from belgium. "today" show at 7:00 right after "news4 today." breaking political use into our newsroom in decision 2016. we just learned that former florida governor jeb bush is endorsing senator ted cruz. in his comments, the former governor called donald trump saying that the gop needs to avoid the divisive this and vaul garrity. in his comments bush said that ted is a consistent principle conservative. he's demonstrated the ability to appeal to voters and win primary contests. again, florida former governor jeb bush endorsing ted cruz. of course, bush dropping out of the race last month. d.c. mayor muriel bowser
plans for d.c. she unveiled her goals in the state of the state address. one of the biggest goals is raising the minimum wage. >> when council returns from its break early next month, i will send legislation to increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. >> mayor bowser's minimum wage proposal received a standing ovation. also in the mayor's agenda she shed she's adding another $75 million to the education budget which is the largest in the city's history. also, the mayor wants to renovate schools that have not been modernized. in public safety, the city will add an extra 30 ambulances during peak times starting next week. and mayor bowser also urged support of her homeless shelter plan. prince william county police were called to west long drive in woodridge after a two-car collision. one driver taken to the hospital where he died from his
the second drive was seriously hurt. police have not released the names of the drivers. possibly the most interesting video of the morning you've got to take a look at. police closed down a treat in downtown seattle trying to convince a man to get down from an 80-foot tall sequoia. of all the reasons to get down for a traffic jam. there are reports that he started throwing things at the medics last night as they tried to coax him down. well, it is the day that a lot of folks have been waiting for. peak blooms begins at the tidal basin. cherry blossoms are out. and amelia segal is out as well getting ready for the cherry blossom festival. amelia, i saw some of the pictures you put on instagram this morning. those blossoms are popping. they look awesome. >> reporter: oh, it's beautiful down here, aaron, peak bloom on the way. we can see is on average f
ten days to start seeing pink coloring. joining me is diana mayhew. she's the president of the cherry blossom festival. people out with cameras. what can they expect? >> you come down, the gorgeous blossoms, enjoy music down here at the tidal basin and join us this saturday for the opening ceremony at the theater. >> reporter: i know you've been involved with the cherry blossoms for 16 years now. you have a little expertise. lure yo you're looking at the blooms and thinking seven more days. >> based on the weather and where they are right now, it's going to be a gorgeous weekend. i think it's going to go bond the weekend. >> reporter: the festival goes well beyond the weekend. it goes until april 17th. on the 16th is a big parade. >> and the national cherry blossom parade. we are featuring jersey boys and other performances. and we do have grandstand seats still available. >> reporter: all
information can be found online. >> national cherry blossom festival.org. >> reporter: guys back to you. >> amelia segal live for us at the tidal basin. the cherry blossom season means an influx of tourists in the d.c. area. destination d.c. tells us that during last year's cherry blossom festival more hotel rooms were booked than the year before. hotels saw about an 80% occupancy rate in the district. prices for those rooms also up. many tourists spent on average $243 a night to staying in a hotel in d.c. during the festival. 6:21 now, time for your weather and traffic on the 1s. couldn't ask for a better day to head out for the first day really of peak blooms for the cherry blossoms, tom. >> yeah, if you've never been there around the tidal basin around peak blooms, you must do it. it's one of those bucket list things that is
if you have out of town guests coming, here's the weekend, washington, our region, saturday a little chilly in the beginning 40 degrees but bright sunshine, 60s. eaer sunday looking great. bomby afternoon highs, lots of sunshine right around 70 degrees. a great weekend to get out and do a blossom stroll. unless you're suffering from the pollen. the trees are producing more pollen the last 24 hours. pollen getting higher in the moderate range. cedar, cypress and elm pollen. if you're not used to it and no allergies, get an outdoor run. lower to mid-70s by 2:00 and 5:00. back down low 70s by 6:00 p.m. lots of sunshine this afternoon. a little bit of a breeze gusting around 20, 25 miles an hour. storm team 4 forecast, the mild pattern continues on thursday. another in the 50s. tomorrow with afternoon highs,
morning, predawn, perhaps mid to late morning, passing line rain showers. sun back friday afternoon with highs reaching in the mid-60s. another chance of rain after sunday. does look like on monday, during the afternoon and evening, another round of some showers may be moving through. before then, we're back up around 70. and looks like it's turning much cooler as we get into next tuesday with highs maybe holding in the low and mid-50s. next weather and traffic on the 1s. >> update on the metro delays. blue, orange, silver line, we now have just delays instead of single tracking between eastern and armory this morning. orange, silver, we still have delays because of single tracking. we're going to be a short time, bw parkway northbound at 175. 4
blocking the right side. 5, north at allentown road, a new crash as well. remember in frederick, thurston road, south of 80, all lanes blocked. wires down. your alternate is going to be widebrick road. back in a few minutes. 6:24 right now. how would you like a free tree to plant in your yard? pepco is giving away more than 1,000 trees to residential trees in d.c. and maryland as part of an energy saving tree program. if you were on the waiting list to get a tree from last year, you'll get one. first come first serve. for more information on how to get the free tree, go to the nbc washington app. candymaker mars will chet will you know which sweets gain gmos. mars which makes candy like snickers,
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people all over the world are in mourning, and law enforcement everywhere increasing patrols in the wake of the brussels terror act. 34 people died in the bombing at the brussels airport and subway station. that airport has been shut down. meanwhile, investigators are searching every inch of the city that they say is a suspect in the bombing and the paris attacks last year. identified overnight we'll have much more on him and the two other suspects coming up at the live desk in just a coming of minutes. >> announcer: and now your storm team 4 forecast. >> live view from the storm team 4 tower camera on this cool wednesday morning. temperatures now in the 50s. your 4 things to know for this wednesday. your forecast, a cool morning on the way. it's going to stay this way, in the 5
hours then soaring into the low and mid-70s by the afternoon. balmy sunshine. this warmer pattern is going to be continuing for the next several days. then another chance of rain moving in. late on thursday, perhaps into thursday for the morning commute on friday. overall, beautiful pattern here for the next several days. now, melissa, what's going on with 66. you got a problem there? >> a little slow on 66. we're talking inbound here. take a look here. problem off to the left side of the roadway, still we're seeing volume delays there as you're looking to the left here. chopper 4 over bw parkway, northbound, southbound, 175, that problem now looks out of the way. take a big look at things in the main routes in and out of the town i circled some of the slower spots. woodridge there. 40th and woodyard has debris. and 5 north er
after the terror attacks left at least 34 people dead, hundreds injured in brussels yesterday, metro here in the district has ramped up security. metro security added more yesterday and that is set to continue as the area remains on heightened hearings. news4's meagan fitzgerald is at the metro station. what are you seeing there? >> reporter: aaron, that's exactly right, what we saw yesterday in terms of the heightened sense of security, and commuters are going to see that society. you'll see more and more officers in uniform and plain clolgs clothes, southwest around the station sweeping platforms. the concern is for those copycats. very important to note at this point, metro says they're not aware of any known or credible threat to the metro transit system. alexandria police along with the
metro in they're efforts. you'll expect to see more officers there as well. again, if you see something, you're asked to say something to an official. you can also send a text message to my metro pd. security also heightened at the belgium embassy in northwest d.c. flags there have been lowered to half-staff. secret service officers and cruisers flanked the embassy as families tried to get updates on their loved ones overseas. a memorial is growing outside this morning. investigation into the terror in brussels may complicate the battle between fbi and apple. you may remember that the justice department postponed a hearing tuesday over access to one of the san bernardino's terrorist iphones. apple refused to help the fbi get data from syed farook
but the fbi is likely to sway away from privacy and towards national security. it could mean that even after the fbi accesses the san bernardino phone without apple's help the broader goal will continue well after it's resolved. police in our area are ramping up security after the terror in brussels, but people in washington are here for the peak season of the cherry blossoms. saying that they're not particularly worried. news4 spoke with a lot of tourists and tourism employees who say they feel safe while checking out the monuments and taking in the cherry blossom sights at the tidal basin. >> everywhere you look there's secret service police and i'm sure undercover people too. >> park service volunteers say people can't help but have the brussels attacks on their mind. but most tourists are focusing on theut
district. the investigation into what happened in brussels stretches all the way back to the paris terrorist attacks. we're going to explain the connection on the nbc washington app. search terror in brussels. 6:35. new details about a deadly stabbing in the district. a witness says there was a fight between two young women at the benning road bus stop. a witness told news4 that the woman stabbed another woman. amon jane is dead. an altercation in fredericksburg. when the suspect tried to run off, the officer shot him in the leg. he later died at the hospital. that officer was not
handling the investigation. states like new york now outlaw online fantasy sports, and maryland could be next. "the washington post" reporting that proposal in maryland would regulate the fantasy sports industry would take effect if voters decide to legalize online gaming. draftkings and fan duels are the most popular sites. the senate is expected to vote tomorrow. breaking news right now in the brussels attack. word that suspect najim laachraoui has been caught. these are reports coming in from belgium media. a belgian newspaper. reporting that that man in the light colored jacket has been arrested in brussels. now, this has not been confirmed by nbc news. but these reports, state police have arrested him. najim seen there on surveillance pictures at the brussels airports before the bombings
accomplice in the paris attacks and on the run with the terror suspect salah abdeslam for months. word from the belgian media that a suspect at the brussels bombing at the airport has been arrested. we'll stay on it and bring you more as we get it. back to you. >> no means no! howard university students expressing their outrage over what they call a strong sense of injustices. the alleged injustices that has these students protesting. >> and another day of voting in the race to the white house. the key win for donald trump and why ted cruz may be gaining momentum. and we have some slowdowns this morning. two different spots we're going to talk about in prince george's county and another road shut down elsewhere. details coming up.
possibly a tornado right now. unbelievable. meanwhile for us, put away the snow boots, put away the parka. tom, spring is here. >> finally. you check the latest storm team 4 forecast with the nbc washington app they bus stop waiting for the bus and metro, you won't need a coat, just a light jacket. and in the afternoon, mild to warm, into the mid-70s. so this morning, you'll just need a light jacket. then during the afternoon, you'll be comfortable in short sleeves. put away the umbrella, warm coat. you'll get the morning clouds clearing out for the afternoon. a look at the big changes on the way for the next seven days. that's coming up at 6:51. melissa having an issue at route 7. >> route 7, a crash in the right lane means a mild backup on 7
here this morning. take a look, real volume here, top of the beltway. outerloop, chopper 4, look at that. and thurston road south of the 80 here all lanes blocked. wires down. in frederick county, alternate there roderick road, as well as travel times looking good. 270, getting slow there from chopper we just saw. taking a look at 66 and 95 rolling along just fine. remember to listen to our friends at wtop 105 fm when you hop in your car. aaron. we're tracking breaking developments in the terror attack information brussels. in the last ten minutes we've learned about an arrest involving one of the men suspects in that attack. and the others involved. we're also watching security at our local airports what you can expect to see if you're traveling over the next couple of days.
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15 before the hour, right now, we're tracking breaking developments out of belgium, where in the last 15 minutes we've learned about an arrest involving a suspect in the attacks there. who is in custody this morning, and what else we're learning about the men accused of carrying out this deadly plot. after your weather and traffic. good morning, we have a pink lemonade sunrise under way.
nothing coming out of the clouds all clear on storm team radar now, melissa. taking a look at the beltway. outerloop, 95 joins the beltway, slow this morning. remember in frederick, thurston road, south of 80, shut down until about 7:00 a.m. approaching noon in brussels right now. and in about 15 minute, people across belgium will stop what they're doing and hold a moment of silence for the victims of deadly bombing in brussels. that's happening at 7:00 a.m. our time. you're looking at the belgium stock exchange in brussels where a memorial is growing at this hour. now, we just found out a suspect in the bombings was arrested today according to belgium newspaper. he was also just identified with the suicide bombers overnight. 34 people were killed in the attacks, several americans including three missiie
hurt. >> we're learning more about subway station and the airport. transit reopened this morning but it's not clear when the airport will be up and running again. we've got team coverage for you on the attacks. molette green is live at dulles airport with the security presence that travelers will be dealing with. >> we begin, though, with kristin wright on breaking developments with the men who carried out the attacks. >> this just came out, reports by belgian media, the suspect najim laachraoui has been arrested. we'll find out more with belgium prosecutors happening in just an hour from now. najim seen there in the light colored jacket seen on surveillance pictures at the brussels airport before the bombing yesterday. authorities say he was an about mrirg in the paris attacks and that he was on the run with the
before he was arrested in paris last week. now, the other big news this morning, the discovery of a bombmaking factory, the suspects may have used. also, the state department is warning americans about traveling throughout europe because terrorists could be planning more. back to you. an american couple is still missing this morning, after the bombing at the brussels airport. stephanie and justin schultz are from tennessee. they've lived in brussels for nearly two year. the company is at the airport saying good-bye to stephanie's mom. she made it back home safely. the schultz have not been added to the casualty list but nobody has heard from them. back here, airport it's around the country are on alert, officials focusing on the open areas of terminals where anyone can walk around. this is molette green live at dulles international with more on security changes there.
>> reporter: aaron, good morning. we've got the brussels counter behind me closed. normally operating they haven't for a while, out of united states. all cancelled today. just outside of the door here, we've got the canine team vehicle parked with the lights flashing. about 30 minutes ago, we actually saw the canine team come through this area, sweeping it right near the brussels counter. we see the tsa police patrolling, but not like yesterday with the guns in hand. one of the flyers, going out of the airport this morning, headed to l.a. told me this kind of heightened security is very much normal for her. >> you know, we're from l.a. it's a big airport as well. so, we tend to get quite a bit of stuff going on over there. high alert. so -- but we feel good about it. we don't have any -- >> reporter: again, no flights to brussels. those flyers headed there are being rerouted to other parts of europe. that is the latest l
washington dulles, back to you. and coming up, matt lauer anchors a special edition of "today" show live from belgium. the "today" show at 7:00 a.m., right here after "news4 today." to decision 2016 now, and a possibly more complicated race for the white house after tuesday's voting, donald trump won arizona. senator ted cruz took utah by a lot. that gives cruz a total of 468 delegates behind donald trump's 644. we want to bring in nbc news senior political editor mark murray to talk about breaking news this morning, jeb bush endorsing ted cruz. does that do anything, does it duplicate anything? >> aaron, i think it furthers the story line that the republican establishment is trying to line up against donald trump. the only question is do they still have time to do anything about it. you mentioned last night's election results that we ended up seeing, donald trump ends up growing his lead. ted cruz ended up
donald trump won arizona but still donald trump ended up taking more delegates. according to our map, he just needs 54% of the delegates that magic number to clinch the nomination. if republicans want to stop donald trump they'll need-j a lot more than the jeb bush endorsement. >> on the other side, we saw bernie sanders mixing things up again. >> he mixed things up again, hillary clinton won big in arizona. and bernie sanders won in utah and idaho. bernie sanders' fundamental challenge on all of these democratic races are proportional. and if he wants to really get into hillary clinton's delegate lead he's going to have to start winning contests 80 to 20%, 70 to 30%, states that have big delegates in play. >> let's talk about the impact that the attack in brussels had on the races to the white house.
very different reactions from the candidates. >> today, we're seeing hillary clinton giving a major national security address at stanford university where he's going to talk about what happened in brussels yesterday. you saw the republican candidates react. donald trump said we need to close the borders be tough there. ted cruz talks about having patrols in muslim and muslim-american communities. and you saw how the different candidates are trying to respond. >> nbc news political editor mark murray, thank you for joining us. erika. a scene, voter turnout extremely high. this is video some of the lines in phoenix. other officials had to rush extra ballots to one of the polling places because it ran out. democratic party leaders in idaho delayed the start of time around boise to accommodate long lines of people waiting to enter the site.
>> announcer: and now your storm team 4 forecast. a perfect weekend for a blossom stroll around the tidal basin. all around our region. saturday morning near 40. in the afternoon, mid-60, bright sunshine. on sunday, balmy in the afternoon. lots of sunshine sunday with afternoon highs right around 70 degrees. photographers may need tripods to tripod like they were yesterday. right at sunset. love this photo taken by chris duncan. he posted that on my twitter page. post your photos when you're out and about taking wonderful springtime pictures. love seeing them. biking forecast, great day for a bike ride if you're biking to and from work. mid-60s and jumping to upper 60s by noon. a bit a breeze. in the afternoon hours it will be in the mid-70s, though, with bright sunshine. a delightful spring day coming
four-day forecast, 50s in the morning, afternoon highs mid-70s, lots of sunshine. then louds close in 30 night. looks after midnight thursday night through the morning commute, some rain and friday afternoon, highs in mid-60s. over the weekend looking great. that as we get into monday. chance of rain, perhaps late into the day and monday night. much cooler weather moves in on tuesday with highs in the 50s. melissa, what's happening. pretty nasty when you look at the top of the beltway, outerloop 95 joins that, you can see there is a lot of taillights that we're staring at. this morning, thurton road, south of 80 still shut down. take roderick. and eastbound 7 at toulston road. wide look at the beltway. slowdowns on top. 295 into the
also slow, 66 and 95, overall, actually looking pretty good. two problems in prince george's, 4 north at woodyard, and 5, new crash there as well. 270 at falls road volume looking good. if we were flip around, a little slow southbound towards the spur. outrage developing over what howard university students tell suss a strong sense of injustices. they want changes to how the university handles the victims of sex assault. >> no means no! no means no! >> those chavnts as hundreds of students protested yesterday. a resident adviser said she was raped by another resident adviser in her dorm room. protesters say the suspected rapist is still at school. since reported the victim has lost her job as an r.a. and left school grounds. new this morning, president
will meet with the country's president this morning. he hopes to help strengthen ties between the two countries after years of tension. they will meet at the historic pink presidential offices. the president will hold a town hall meeting and attend a state dinner while in the country. 4 things to know. cherry blossoms around the tidal basin are in peak bloom. the national weather service says you can expect to see blossoms four to ten days. mayor muriel bowser says the state of the district is strong. in last night's annual address she laid out a proposal to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour. today as you catch a train or flight, you'll see increased security. metro says it is stepping up canine patrols following the brussels attacks. breaking news, a new report from a belgian newspaper
najim laachraoui, a suspect in the bombing was arrested today. looking to confirm that now, 34 people died in the attack. a warmer pattern continues all the way into monday. maybe showers friday afternoon into monday. outer loop there, thurston road still shut down in frederick county. >> thank you. that is the broadcast this morning. appreciate you waking up with us. coming up just at the start of the "today" show, a moment of silence at 7:00 this morning for the people of brussels. >> make it a great wednesday, everybody. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. in the last 10 years our competitors have received a few awards. but we've received a few more, including jd power who ranked us highest in customer satisfaction
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good morning. breaking news. reports this morning the man in white seen at the brussels airport with those two suicide bombers has just been arrested. he's believed to be a bomb maker with ties to the paris massacre. his capture coming after a massive man hunt, including raids throughout the city. today, wednesday, march 23rd, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," terror in brussels, with matt lauer in brussels, belgium, and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning. though it is a little noisy where i am standing, what you're