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good morning. it's 5:00 a.m. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. let's check the weather with chuck bell. a lot of rain out there right now. >> yes indeed, good morning to both of you and good monday morning, everybody. your weather headlines, a monday morning rainout for you this morning. umbrellas and rain slickers required up through about lunchtime today. turning blustery and dry this afternoon, lots of sunshineend tomorrow looks nice, too. but impt the cold front is still six to eight hours away. the rain may taper off sooner than that, but it will probably be lunchtime before i can give you the improving weather forecast. so there is your planner then. 40s to near 50 with the rain this morning. showers tapering off around noon. blustery later on, but mild. mid to upper 60s
we'll break down how it will affect the rest of your plans coming up. now though 270 update with melissa mollett. so this is just in. 270 north before old hundred, all lanes now open. so that one has now cleared out of the way and we don't have to worry about that one too much anymore. as we take a big look at the beltway, inner loop and outer loop, everything fine there. eastbound southeast/southwest freeway, a left lane blocked before potomac highway. 95 at exit 104 and 98, two different crashes. prince george's county overall no major issues there. we'll take a look at 270 coming up. developing right now, the search for a man who police say shot two people along bath place southeast a few blocks southeast of east capitol street. both victims were conscious and
hospital last night. to northeast washington now, a fire sent a firefighter and two other people to the hospital. the firefighter with serious injuries. it happened on east capitol street around 8:15 last night. you can see smoke pouring out of an apartment. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the fire. >> now to the aftermath of the terror attacks in brussels. a tribute to the victims on sunday turned violent when a right wing group crashed the vigil. the metro lines that had been closed since the attacks happened reopened over the weekend except the station where the bombs went off. the airport will be closed until thursday. over the weekend, police carried out 13 raids and arrested nine people. this morning a taliban splinter group is claiming responsibility for an easter sunday bombing in pakistan. at least 65 people died there,
the suicide bomber targeted christians celebrating easter at a park. officials say the bombs went off near children's rides there. more than 300 people were hurt. the government has declared three days of mourning following that attack. today if you have an emergency, d.c. ems crews may not be the ones taking you to the hospital. a third party ambulance service will start taking the calls today in the district. amr ambulance company will deal with calls that are nonlife threatening and the not time sensitive. that will increase the number of d.c. ambulances available for critical calls. 35 amr ambulances will be used for these calls. coming up, derrick ward will explain why the fire chief says this is a good move for d.c. residents. a stafford county fire and rescue department also working on improving its response times. the department will announce a new set of policies, this comes after two firefighters were suspended last month for taking a child to the hospitaln
the policies include having all e mchl s workers certified in virginia. one of the firefighters in that incident was not virginia certified. all ems first responders must be approved by the department's medical director. happening today, the stage is all set for the annual white house easter egg roll. this is the last one for the obama family. meagan fitzgerald is live at the white house for us. people are worried about the rain. >> reporter: rain or shine, this thing is going on. and by all accounts, and if you know anything about theed a jen today here, it will be memorable. the rain certainly isn't going to stop anything. take a look behind will me, we are on the south lawn. and what you're looking at is exactly where this egg roll is going to take place. and as you said, the stage is set out here. the white house is certainly transformed into maybe an easter wonderland. so expect a lot of notable names out here throughout the day
stars from d.c. united, preston hit from the redskins, also story telling time, sports court, all kinds of characters walking around. including the easter bunny. someone i'm looking forward to meeting. of course the first family will be out here. michelle obama and president obama will be out here. we didn't know exactly when they will come out, but the event is set to kick off at 7:30. and a new element is michelle obama will be running with some 250 kids a short run to help promote her campaign to try to keep kids healthy. >> thank you. if you haven't checked your brackets, we hope you picked somunder dogs because only one number one seed is headed to the final four. the biggest upset of the weekend, syracuse over uva. who saw that coming? syracuse is a ten seed by the way. virginia was
digits at halftime and then scored only four points in the last seven minutes. crazy. they can't believe they're going home. >> it's hard when you feel like you have it right in your grasp. everything you've dreamed of, going to the final four. just one step away. 20 hints away from halftime. and to let it go is just crushing. >> i feel so bad. the final four is in houston this coming weekend. national championship game is one week from tonight. final four teams oklahoma, north carolina,ville they have a and syracuse. chuck bell is happy. his oklahoma sooners are still in there. >> now. >> thousand. >> we'll see about -- just giving him -- >> give him grief. anyway, let's move on. if you are just getting ready to leave the house, you might want to download the nbc washington app.
a column of ash could be seen more than a mile high in the sky when a volcano erupted in mexico 40 miles southeast of mexico city. a 7 1/2 mile security ring was put in place to keep people from getting too close. the last time this volcano erupted was in the year 2000. >> great pictures, though. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell talking about all the rain on the radar. >>
capital beltway. grab your umbrella. rain likely to continue pretty steadily here for the next several hours. tapering back to showers by late morning to about lunchtime. but moderate rain out the door this morning. it will turn into a nice enough day. clearing and breezy up into the 60s. so haesecond half of the day lo a lot better than the first. still have wet roads until early afternoon. take a look 270 at old hundred, moving just fine but again this is where we had the earlier crash in the northbound lanes and we have cleared out of the way. so nothing else to really worry about through that section. eastbound southeast/southwest freeway before potomac park, left lane blocked by a disabled vehicle. 95 south at 104 and 98, both a little bit slow through those spots because of two different crashes. i'll see you here in ten minutes.
bei as proved yet again that the most ordinary things become extraordinarily cute. i mean just adorable. a lot of you are liking this picture on our nbc washington facebook page. this is bei bei enjoying an easter apple p. the zoo tweeted this with the caption this puff ball is the apple of our eye. he is the most popular resident in d.c. >> he is. >> he doesn't look real. i just want to take him home. i have lots of apples at my house. >> and this is a daily thing apparently, part of the daily diet. >> an apple a day. >> a little bamboo in there and good stuff. 5:13 now. the fight against the zika virus moves made. what health officials are doing today hoping to put a stop to the illness. and a move aimed at saving lives. why d.c.
5:17 is your time. starting today, you may not have a say which ambulance transports you to the hospital. private ambulances start operating in the district today as derrick ward explains, today's move is about improving patient care and response times. derrick, good morning. >> reporter: we're outside engine company 26 on rhode island avenue northeast. there is an ambulance in there right now. and as of today, that ambulance will be used in a way that has never been seen before in the district. and it's a pilot program. d.c.'s fire chief gregory dean says it's about efficiency and making the best use of the city's fire and ems crew. as of today, if you call 911 and an ambulance is requested, d.c. fire and ems will be the first to respond. but if it's termeded by the emts on that ambulance that your need is not critical or time sensitive, they will call for a private ambulance, a company called amr which has been ra
about the city and those movements will be based on data concerning the number of calls in an area and traffic. and emts determine that you don't need apcritical transport, one of those amr ambulances will respond and take you to the hospital. now, again, this is a private program, they will look at the data after a year and see if it works and if so, it could be the new paradigm in emergency response here in the city. derrick ward, news 4. 5:18. and the burial for a fallen d.c. police -- sorry, prince george's county police officer will happen today. jacai colson's funeral is set for noon where he grew up. thousands attended the funeral friday in glenarden. colson was killed on march 13 by trendily fire during a shoot-out at a county police station. in decision 2016 now, new primary wins have senator bernie sanders
democratic nomination. voters supported him in alaska saturday 82% to 18% over hillary clinton. same story in washington state and hawaii. ohio governor john kasich says republican voters should forget donald trump and senator ted cruz. especially live after the latest to be lloyd reports about cruz. what to expect in tomorrow's gop town hall when tracie potts joins us at 5:30. happening today, health experts will gather in bethesda at the national institutes of health to try to tackle the zika virus. nih hosting a scientific workshop on that mosquito-borne virus. scientists from academia, government and pharmaceutical companies will try to find out what is not known and what can be done to speed up the vaccines. a special story to tell you about this morning. a hair salon in maryland is making a unique effort to indicator to customers with special
the funky do for you salon is in frederick. the owner says she gets the names of children who have trouble with haircuts because of autism or for any other reason and then she is it whatever she can to help them. >> they might have to come visit five or six times just to say hello before you actually cut their hair. >> her son zeke was diagnosed with autism when and he was year and a half old. he's 8 now and she says part of the reason she opened the salon was to spend more time with him. coming up on 5:21. a rainy start to the week and we have to wait for it to roll out of here. let's check in with chuck bell. if you saw the blossoms this past saturday or sunday, that was the peak. . rain drops this morning and wind late her today may do quite a bit of damage to the cherry trues out there. not damage to the trees, but pulling off a lot of petals up to. ou
the view from our tower. all rain soaked and covered up in fog and rain drops this morning. visibility not too bad. no advisories for a thick fog, but just know that with the raindrops out there this morning, there is reduced visibility. roads may be slippery because of all the raindrops. . mod the rat rain frederick, maryland to leesburg and warrington and all coming eastbound. so the rain is going nowhere in the short term. there are little pockets of dryness out here in the southern shenandoah, but i don't think that will last. the cold front is still out here across central west virginia. as that moves its way true, it's about six hours from reaching i-95, that puts it on i-95 somewhere around lunchtime, future weather not doing a good job of picking up the rains early this morning. but by 1:00 today, i think this is pretty accurate. last of the rain chances as the front goes in to southern maryland between 1:00, 2:00 this afternoon. clearing out rapidly once the rain comes to an end.
winds could be in that 20 to 30-mile-an-hour range. so that will pull down some blossoms, as well. and then breezy sunshine for tomorrow. so most of the rain threat today is before lunchtime. tomorrow, wednesday look nice, but more rain chances thursday afternoon and friday. good news, hoe, fthough for the weeke weekend, saturday mostly sunny, temperatures near average around 63. sunday breezy and highs back down into the 50s. but by the time we get to next weekend, all those cherry petals will be down on the grounds. melissa mollett, how are the roads holding up? right now we're okay. taking a live look top of the beltway at colesville road moving along just fine. we won't have chopper up for you today because of the weather. those raindrops coming down and visibility makes it a little difficult here for chopper. 66 and 95 up top here, overall looking quite good. but again all of this group is the radar, the rain moving through the area right
south at 104 and at exit 98, again two little accidents there that are still hanging around for us here this morning. eastbound southeast/southwest freeway before potomac park, all lanes now open. a live look at 66 coming up. we've learned the teen shot and killed at the deanwood metro station this weekend was a ninth greater at the largo high school. davonte washington was with his family on the way to get a haircut for easter when they say a gunman asked him a question and shot him. his family says metro needs more security and police at their station. >> there was no police officer in the station nowhere. my daughter says she's running looking for help and there is no one in sight. >> metro's board chairman and d.c. councilman jack evans says he is confident they will catch a suspect. >> surveillance is among the best in the country, so i think it's little known fact that if you commit a crime in or around metro, we have a good record
catching everybody. >> in the meantime grief counselors will be e on hand a largo high school to help students and staff. take a look at this, a page snapped this photo of the pilot who was supposed to fly her plane, pilot in handcuffs. you see it there. detroit metro airport police say they believe the pilot was drunk. they arrested him right next to the runway on saturday and canceled the delight from detroit to philadelphia. american airlines says it is investigating. that pilot could face charges. passengers were able to get on another flight to philly yesterday. a little girl is dead after a bouncy castle she was playing in was swept away by strong wind. witnesses say the wind was so strong, it pulled the safety stakes right out of the ground here. this is in england. emergency officials rushed the girl to the hospital on saturday about 30 miles outside london where she died. two people from the browns city cassette company fa
manslaughter charges. connecticut easter egg hunt turned chaotic when parents forget to act like adults. witnesses say adults were pushing children as they try to find eggs. this happened at the annual peez easter egg hunt in orange, connecticut. staff put out 10,000 eggs over three fields and different age groups were supposed to egg hunt at different times, but some didn't listen, several trampled signs, shoved participants and one boy says someone stole his eggs. >> by the time i had found my 4-year-old, he was hysterically crying. >> they were taking eggs and they broke my bucket. >> outrageous. the staff says they were so overwhelmed with the crowd they could not control it. pez issued an official apology. >> sad for the kids. well, the po
grandfather at a cookout this week he said after a photo of him went viral online. the manned a tried to cook for his six grandchildren and then only one actually showed up. >> i've always been one that thought the internet was just -- you can say anything you want, you don't have to act on it. but the internet has really stepped up today and showed my father that they do care about the elderly. >> so here is the photo that went viral. it was called sad pa-pa. the cookout was in oklahoma. people from california, germany showed up to the cookout here. not in this picture, but as a result of the picture. he had another cookout and people were like we'll be there. >> apparently the other grand children didn't get the message or something. >> if there wasn't a facebook invite, i had cans don't get the message. p. >> and now they're hiding if anyone finds out what
if traffic weren't bad must have, it could get worse later this week. the closures you will want to know about. and an update on the baltd eagles nesting at the d.c. police academy. who the first lady and president just welcomed and who they are still waiting on. and another live look outside. look at the dark clouds. they're creating rain, mist and fog for a lot of you. how long will everything stick around? the four things to know about t forecast coming up.he
good morning. now at 5:30, the race for the white house gets a little narrower. the one candidate still celebrating a clean sweep of contests this weekend and how his opponents plan to come back from the wins. and grab the umbrella and use your low beams. rain and fog hampering our area this morning. take a look at storm team 4 radar. for more on that let's check in with chuck bell. >> monday morning off to a bloom any start for sure. raindrops on all corner of the beltway. and the rain tips all the way back out to the shep valley, as well. so take the umbrella for sure. temperatures chilly, but not too cold. upper 40s to near 50 degrees. so feels like a spring rain out there for sure. four things you need to know about the weather, a rainy start this morning, turning breezy and milde
blossoms should hang in for another day or so. we'll have to wait and see. gusty winds coming our way later on this afternoon, could take some of the blossoms, but they should hang on. another rain event later on in the week and that will be the end of the blossoms. >> if they could just hang on for another 400,000 pictures. >> nothing down there yesterday but cameras. problem here on marc. camden south 841, we're about ten minutes behind there. so a little bit of a delay there. beltway at river road, inner loop and outer loop, everything rolling along just fine. remember the road work take would have normally happened today is canceled for the weekend, not doing much because of the holiday. 66 and 95 looking just fine. 95 north through wood bridge getting slow, very typical for 5:30 in the morning. travel times in ten
and back how to our coverage of decision 2016. republicans are gearing up for a town hall. tracie potts is with us with more on that plus bernie sanders momentum after three wins over the weekend. so candidates looking forward to wisconsin's primary now. >> reporter: and it's the next one up, wisconsin happening a week from tomorrow. that primary town hall that you mentioned is happening actually tomorrow. we're going to see all three candidates at take that town hall. but we're also watching to see what happens with the democrats. bernie sanders had huge wins over the weekend. 70% and 80% this washington state and hawaii and alaska hoping to catch up with hillary clinton and he's also trying to get her to debate him one more time in new york. >> and what about the republican, what should we expect ahead of the town hall? >> reporter: they are going to be answering voters' questi
forth going on between ted cruz and donald trump on a personal level. the latest a tabloid article that accuses cruz of extramarital affairs. he says it's ridiculous and he thinks trump is behind it. so still a lot of back and forth. we'll see if any of it spills over into the town hall. >> tracie potts, thank you. a truck stop turned into a crime scene on sunday. this happened about 1:00 at the truck stop near washington boulevard in jessup. police are not saying exactly what led up to the shooting. when they got there, officers found one man dead and another critically wounded. the gunman nowhere in sight. a witness told us he heard some sort of a scuffle and then three gunshots. >> a senseless murder on easter. nobody had any idea that you would weighing up and this would pe
we're told is from baltimore. he's in stable condition right now. police investigators believe this is an isolated incident and are still looking for a suspect. deputies looking into what caused a crash in a brandy wipe that killed a 71-year-old woman. the sheriff's office says the driver of a car lost control and hit a tree on woodville road p. the woman mary proctor was from brandywine and died on the scene. driver and another passenger were treated for nonlife threatening injuries. people who live in this annapolis apartment received a fright there when a car slammed right through the building. you can see the scene. it happened yesterday after 5:30 on donnybrook court. one person was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. turning to developments in the fight to fill the empty seat on the u.s. supreme cou.
nominee merrick garland will meet with two senators, senator joe donnelly and senator ben cardin. so far merrick has only head with democrats. republicans say they may sit down with him, but they insist there will be no hearings on his confirmation and no vote. to cases in front of the supreme court justices today, first a fight over whether the equal employment opportunity commission has to pay nearly $5 million in attorney's fees after a court found in favor of a company the agency had sued. later the constitutional question, does a person's right to a speedy trial also apply to the sentencing phase. that question comes after it took 14 months for a man to learn his sentence. today president obama will be the keynote speaker at the awards celebration for the syracuse university toner prize for excellence in political journalism. the award ceremony will be in the district. the toner prize is part of the toner program in political reporting at syracuse. the program honors the life and work of the late robin toner, the first femaleat
political correspondent for the "new york times." today we expect to learn more about how an international event will impact the district this week. dozens of leaders from countries are coming to d.c. for the nuclear security summit. today d.c. police and the secret service will talk about the kind of rlaw enforcement and securit you will see around town p. could impact how you get around. road closures include parts of mass avenue and new york avenue northeast, parts of k and m streets will also be shut down. and metro trains will by pass the convention center station during the security summit. the closures apply to sidewalks and bike lanes, too. well, it's the end of an era if a jazz club as the last notes were played inside bohemian taf he we taverns on u street. we caught up with one of the final groups to play in the historic venue ahead of the show. the venue has played host to dozens of legendary jazz artists for
>> great to play here. duke ellington, shirley who were, ramsey lewis recorded his album here. i mean, the list goes on in terms of who has played here, who has played inside these walls. >> what an impressive list. about ten years ago, omara brown and his brother bought the club and decided this was the year to call it quits. we're on eagle watch once again. a live look at the eagle cam at the d.c. police cad aacademy in southeast. still waiting for one more egg to hatch here. you can see the adult eagle likely sleeping on top of the egg. >> keeping it warm. >> the ones born should be under there, too? i think so. they haven't flown out of there yet. one of the eggs hatched other the weekend. some of the video of feeding time. there you see it here. this is the third eaglet born in our area this month. t
arboretum earlier this month. >> i can tell you you more about human baby, but eagle baby -- >> you don't sit on humans. >> no. >> i knew that. what started out as fun almost ended in tragedy. what was going on just as this roof collapsed. >> another live look outside this morning. what you can't see from this shot, the rain coming down right now. if you were an eagle, it just rolls right off. fog also creeping in to our area. maybe that's just ducks, right? >> what are we talking about? >> what am i doing? >> bei bei eating apples. >> they get soaked all the heavy fur. chuck bell with more on the broadcast and what you can expect for the school day about if you have to go. march is women's history month and we're profiling women of washington. women like paris hines. paris has her finger on the pulse of d.c.'s night life and works to de
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police were breaking up the party when the roof collapsed. three people were hurt including one with serious injuries. 5:41 your time. weather and traffic on the 1s. chuck bell back from vacation, brought all the rain with him. >> not true. i came back on friday and it was beautiful all weekend. but you're right about the rain drops here on your monday morning, aaron. rain continuing area wide now. the back of the rain is moving into central parts of west virginia, probably at least five, six hours away which means the last of the drops may not be down much more lunchtime. so waiting on the bus early, rain drops and wind brers aakesd umbrellas needed about winds could be gusting 25 to 30 miles per hour at times. "7-day forecast" in ten minutes. new problem on 270, report of a crash 270 southbound at democracy boulevard. i'm not seeing anything here on camera. of course doesn't met
there. probably very much is there. we just cannot see it from this angle this morning. southbound bw parkway at 197, also have a disabled tractor trailer in the right lane there. that is not slowing anything. you can see we're still nice and green, but we do have the disabled tractor trailer. travel times, 270 south germantown to the spur, you're on time. 95 and 270 on time. 66 inbound and 95 northbound on time. remember to listen to our friends on wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. it is hard enough to lose a loved one. planning the funeral can be even tougher. how one man hopes to make that hard time for families a little easier. and caught in the middle of controversy, how chicago hopes to turn things around when it comes to its police officers and the community.
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rain, mist and fog. it's a gloomy start to a monday morning. we'll talk about the return of sunshine and your "7-day forecast" coming up. and 270 at democracy boulevard and also 95 north near 610, disabled vehicle. we're see something slowdowns. we're talking about both coming up. the stage is set for the annual white house easter egg roll rain or shine apparently. some 35,000 children will begin making their way to the south lawn this about two hours. meagan fitzgerald is live at the white house for us this morning. looks like you have some friends. >> reporter: yeah, good morning. you know, i can't complain. first class treatment out here. i'm joined by slice and top spin from the washington nationals. you see he's holding an umbrella for me. we're about two hours away from when doors open up
so here is a little sneak peek. he's holding a goody bag that some of the kids can get. let's see what is inside. we have some easter egg dyeing kits, some chalk that you can write on the street with. so a lot of fun in store for today. we want to show issue vidw you last year's egg roll. the first lady and president obama will make their way on to the lawn. we don't know exactly what time that will happen. but everything is set up from sport courts to food courts. we'll see a lot of celebrities out here. shaquille owe meal, people from the redskins. so a lot of fun out here. again, it kicks off at 7:30 and michelle obama is expected to run with some 250 kids on a short run to promote h
back to you. last easter egg roll of the obama administration. today rahm emanuel is at the time to introduce a new enter ript superintendent of the police department. the mayor's office says chief of patrol eddie johnson is being appointed. he's replacing gary mccarthy who was fired after the release of a video in november showing a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times. johnson's appointment comes after emanuel rejected through tree other finalists recommended by a police board. investigations are under way this to the death of an inmate in it alexandria. authorities say the inmate died after a medical emergency on saturday. they say the unidentified 54-year-old man was taken to inova alexandria hospital. he was being housed at the medical unit at theed a dwult detention center. the alexandria sheriff's office and police department both looking in to what happened. it's 5:49.
a split second. emergency driving when the sun roof of your car suddenly shatters. it happened to one virginia family. apg la took this cellphone video after the sun roof of her suv came crashing down. she says it happened while driving along loudoun county parkway earlier this month. her husband was driving and she and her 3-year-old daughter were seated in the back. >> it was a poof, almost like an ex explosion. and for a second we were just silent and the glass just came down on to my husband who was driving. >> news 4 has learned the shattering sub ron roof is not isolated incident. susan hogan sdudiscovered hundr of k79s aroucomplaints around t country. and tonight at 11:00, watch shattering sun roofs tonight. a new way to understand
this afternoon scientists will reveal brand new maps showing the earthquakes they think could happen it year. scientists are from the u.s. geological survey and they will talk about natural earthquakes and ones caused by people. a traffic alert to be aware of. mdot closing creek parkway to it deliver steel beams. it starts after the morning rush and should end by 3:00. starting it will week, could you grab a glass of wine with your latte at some star bucks in prince william county. it's a part of the new evening menu. the stores will offer a wine selection and craft beers as well as small plates of food designed to be shared. right now starbucks has active or pending licenses to sell wine or beer at 47 locations in virginia. 5:51 right now. time for a look at weather and
chuck if we can get through today, this morning, not so bad. >> yeah, absolutely. second half of today will be far and away better if you're going down to the easter egg roll this morning, know it will be raining. there is a view from our tower here in upper northwest washington. raindrops and mist and fog and ugliness out there in abundance thorn. no advisories for the fog, but visibility now down to only three miles in baltimore, eight in manassas and five in leesburg. in addition to the fog, rain as well. pockets of moderate rain now through parts of howard and montgomery county, also almost right on top of dulles international airport. the showers are pushing off to the east at about 25 to 30 miles per hour. the cold front itself which will eventually bring an end to our rain chances, that is still back across parts of central west virginia. and then pretty energized system, have thunderstorms this morning right along the pennsylvania/new york border. a little unusual. so don't forget you'll need your wind breaker lr
afternoon, but the umbrella and jeans on your way out the door. current temperature hovering near 48, 50 degrees. that's where it will be the next couple 6 hours. rain slowly coming to an end between 11:00 and 2:00. rain could be out of the shenandoah valley before lunchtime. probably more like noon, 1:00 around the metro area before the last of the drops fall. then skies clear out, it will be breezy and mild, highs today 62 gaithersburg, 67 manassas, almost 70 in fredericksburg and your seven day forecast is kind of a cooler one. 67 today, at least we're back into the sunshine tomorrow and wednesday. highs just about average in the low to mid-60s. another pretty solid chance for rain and wind comes this thursday night into friday. that will be the end of the cherry blossoms around for 2016. the weekend, rain supreme with optimism, looks like sunshine on both days. new trouble now on i-95. here is melissa with the latest. new probl
slowdowns. we're seeing 95 north at 610 garrisonville, disabled vehicle in the roadway is slowing things there a bit as you're headed northbound. westbound maine avenue, a disabled vehicle blocking the right lane. 270 at democracy boulevard south bound a crash reported. southbound bw parkway at 197, a disbe ababled tractor trailer s things. 5:54. she was a trailblazing broadcaster and today people around the world are mourning the loss of mother mary an gelly came. she was the founder of the world's largest catholic satellite network. just last month, she received a message from pope francis asking her to pray for him.
says mother of mary angelica left an endellable mark on the state, the catholic church and the world. family and friends gathered to pay respects to ravens tray walker. his funeral was saturday in miami. he died after a dirt bike incident. walker grew up in miami. several ravens players and coaches were at the funeral. walker was just 23 years old. developing this morning, national and local activists are planning to sue in north carolina to stop the state from enforcing controversial anti-lbgt legislation. protests have been erupting after the governor signed a law that would prevent local governments from passing their own rules for gay and lesbian residents. the law comes a month after the city of charlotte passed a measure to protect those in the lgbt community. the lawsuit announcement is expected to happen today. in prince george's county, a woman is recovering from a
greenbelt road about 7:00 last night. not far from manden road. there is a reward if you have information. a new survey finds two thirds of millennials say they're saving horn 5% of their income. bankrate.com says that's up from 42% last year and more than any other age group. only 50% of older adults age 30 and older are saving that amount. overall about 21% of employed americans say they're not saving any of their paychecks. with your cnbc morning business report, i'm landon dowdy. it's something you may not have thought about, how much your funeral came cost. recent surveys says costs as low as $2500 and as high as $14,000. and comparing prices is now easy as checking out a website. a man created the website parting.com after trying to arrange his grandmother's funeral. >> when i went
funeral home, i realized that the information online to compare funeral homes was very hard to find. >> the website covers even the most remote towns. all you have to do is enter your zip road and the website will generate prices from the closest funeral home. it gives the option to see itemized costs, as well. we're watching new developments in brussels where we've learned the death toll has climbed again. a live look at the memorial for the victims there. what we're learning about the few deaths and the deaths of two more americans. also ahead, a new push to make sure help is there when you need it, the changes taking effect today.
meteorologist chuck bell p. the sweep is on, radar sweep. for the pbaseball season and raindrops a all four corners of the news 4 nation. i'm time it out coming up. and a live look at the memorial in brussels for the victims of the terror attacks there will. overnight we learned two more americans were killed in the bombings. what the state department is saying about these victims. plus making sure help arrives for you in an emergency. the changes taking effeod
enough ambulances on the street. but first, here is chuck bell with your out the door forecast. welcome back. nothing but raindrops everywhere this morning. first day of your spring break, the good news is second half of the day is looking much nicer. temperatures are in the mid to upper 40s to right around 50 degrees. so kind of a chilly one out there. here is the way the next 24 hour look. all rain and temperatures near 50 this morning, but by 3:00, 4:00 this afternoon, the rain should be out of here. by 5:00 this afternoon, temperatures mid-60s under a clearing sky. very blustery. west to northwesterly winds today. off to a chilly start tomorrow, back down into the 40s. looks like slowdowns on i-95. slowdowns i-95