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we're following a developing story this morning. a training exercise turns deadly for a virginia state trooper in richmond. trooper chad dermyer was shot and killed at the city's greyhound bus station on thursday. the team was training on how to intercept drugs when the trooper walked up and introduced himself to a man inside the terminal. >> all of a said he pulled out a handgun and shot chad multiple times. >> the gunman tipped shooting. two women were hit, they are expected to be okay. the suspect was eventually shot by police and taken to the hospital where he died. the cdc is hosting a summit in atlanta on how to respond to zika. federal health experts believe seay are a oig mosquitos may live in more of the u.s. than once thought, but
the virus. say good-bye to the potholes in the district. the annual potholepalooza campaign kicks off this morning. the district filled more than 11,000 potholes just in the month of march. over the next few days, crews will be out in full force it year. the city says it wants to make repairs under the standard 72 hour response time. if you see some bad hoels on the roads, we want to see your photos. take them safely and you can tweet us @4potholefix. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. it feels much warmer today. what a change. >> i know you're liking this. >> love it. >> feels a little hint of june or july weather outside. practically balmy or humid. so as a result, you know something is out of whack in the atmosphere and a chance for not only rain today, but a rumble or two of thunder. not looking for much severe
the 40 miles per hour miles an hour range with some of the stronger storms. near 80 degrees again today, but at any time get used to it big time colder air coming our way. a freeze is even possible next week. so don't spend a lot of time planting the then dender flower vegetables just yet. a couple spotty showers out there. better chances for rain come in here late this morning into this afternoon. by 8:0, showers they're charlottesville. those come through the metro area probably right about lunchtime or so. we'll be tracking all that by 3:30 this afternoon. maybe even another chance for a rumble or two of thunder. here is melissa now. busy, busy today. >> 66 inbound at fairfax drive, a crash with one lane getting by that accident. taking a look top of the beltway, no problems in or out of town. bw parkway, route 1, 95, 29, everything rolling along just fine. in hollywood, remember this, three notch road at exexplore
there. big fire activity and scene there because of a car that went into a building. trying to get that out of the way. inner loop at braddock, right lane getting by the work zone. that should be cleared out of the way in just a little bit. big look at the beltway, you can see inner loop and outer loop, nothing there. south capitol, stay to the right to get by the accident. mount vernon square station, closed because of the security summit. line still running, but you have to use shaw or gallery place instead. it is 4:33. new this morning, nothing but relief for a mother in pennsylvania. a stranger walked off with her baby. the baby has been found safe. police in kick of prussia arrested the woman they say took the 7 week old boy. they say the woman made friends with the child's mother, asked to hold the baby then walked
grateful for officers who rescued a 72-year-old man who drove his car in to a river. he had went missing wednesday morning after a doctor's appointment. his family filed a missing person's report. montgomery county police and other agencies used his cellphone to track him town p. they found his car in a river in hartford county. he was out of the car, but suffering from hypothermia. >> he's home. excited. like grateful. my dad is lucky. he's a strong man. >> wong is doing okay now. his family is finding ways for him not to have to drive himself. we have new details this morning in accusations of a rape at howard university. the student accused as been kicked out of the school. the allegations stem from a resident advise who are says she have rapeded by another student. also a resident adviser back in
broke out on campus because many students felt the allegations were not handled properly. howard sent out a statement late last night saying, quote, this week an individual was permanently dismissed from the university secondary to serious violations of the university code of conduct. the investigation is still under way. to decision 2016 now. we are learning more about the candidates hoping to replace senator barbara mikulski. donna edwards and chris van hollen addressed voters last night. they focused on the economy. >> we cannot rest until every child truly has the opportunity to significant seed no matter where they live. so that we build an economy that works for everybody, not just the folks at the very top. >> i know what it means to raise a child on your own and juggle the represent and electric bill race home to pick up the kid there daycare to avoid the late fees. >> maryland's primary i
26. right now congresswoman edwards represents maryland's fourth district. candidates hoping to replace her were also at last night's forum there this glendale making their pitch. to the race for the white house, we are days away from the wisconsin primaries and candidates are spread out across the country. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are in this morning today while the gop candidates will be in pennsylvania and then milwaukee tonight. edward lawrence will join us in a few minutes with more on women voters acnd their changing support. today is your chance to score tickets to see the wa washington capitals in the playoffs. they go on sale at 11:00. it will be another week before question knee t we know the dates and times for the playoff games. you can buy tickets at the caps web side, verizon center
plex. nats take on the twins tonight and tomorrow. both home exhibition games. and next week the big regular season home opener, that is next thursday afternoon against the miami marlins. always an exciting time. i'm going to go up to to nats park to be a part of opening day and tell you all the different things to expect from security to developments in the neighborhood and food and fun. >> looking forward to it. don't forget to pack an umbrella for the kids today. chuck bell has your school day forecast. and if you could throw a major wrempg in how you get around, but will metro shut down entire sessions of its railways? what we're hearing from the agency's new leader. fwloo and tesla day blued edebud a brand new modelnd a look at a
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we love when we flirt with 80, but don't get used to it, a huge blast of very cold air coming in. wait until you see the "7-day forecast." >> i'll enjoy the now, the today. inner loop after braddock road, that construction has cleared. all lanes now open there. 295 south at east capitol street, we still have to have you stay right to get past that crash. response there on the scene. 66 east at fairfax drive, still have that accident blocking one lane, as well. and in hollywood, maryland, three notch road at exploration drive, all lanes blocked because of a vehicle into a building. hopefully that will be out of the way soon. coming up, we'll talk more about the nuclear security summit and what that means for road closures. it is a crime that shocked the maryland community, a little boy beaten to death for eating birthday cake. and this morning we've learned his killer's punishment. new details about the moments that led up to the
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what you got to, but you'd lose millions. >> wiedefeld says if metro makes any changes, customers will be notified ahead of time. now to coverage of decision 2016. wisconsin voters weigh in on the race for the white house on tuesday. polls this week show only 24% of wisconsin women now support the gop frontrunner. edward lawrence is live on krill now with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, even governor jop kasich is attacking donald trump, something he has not done in the past. the other candidates sense an opening here. donald trump was in washington, d.c., gave a thumbs up when he met with the republican national committee, but he's in trouble with female voter over what he calls misstatements about women being punished for an abortion. trump's meeting at the rnc toe cussed on unity within the party. trump also met with foreign policy advisers here in washington, d.c. sticking to his stance on nuclear weapons. he says advisers agree, don't take nukes off
on the democratic side, hillary clinton remains focused on her electability, but senator bernie sanders keeps hitting on his message of corporate contributions that she's collected, specifically those from wall street. both of the frontrunners would like to see this race wrapped up for them, however their competition just won't give up. reporting live on capitol hill, edward lawrence. back to you. >> edward, thank you. we now know more about honest's incident at the capitol's visitor's senator. authorities have filed new charges against larry dawson who pulled out a bee bee gun that looked real. officers shot dawson twice after he point that had bee bee gun at them and refused to drop it. dawson faces charges ever assaulting a federal officer and federal employees with a dangerous weapon. dawson is still in the hospital. maryland man charged with beating his girlfriend's son to death over birthday cake will spend the next 30 years in prison. robert will so that pleaded guilty to second degree
but did not acknowledge causing the head injury that killed 9-year-old jack garcia. investigators say wilson beat the boy for taking cake that belonged to wilson's daughter last july. garcia's mother and uncle face second-degree murder charges, as well. they are scheduled to go to trial in may. do todtoday news 4 is getti firsthand look at a new mosque opening in lanham. vice president joe biden, president of turkey and other dignitaries are planning to attend. look for a sneak peek at the 16 acre center including turkish baths, that is later on news 4 today at 4:00. the doors will officially close at wheaton community recreation, the first step in a new facility. it is scheduled to open in 2018. people are encouraged to use the other centers in the meantime. the closest to wheaton are silver spring and
the cherry blossoms or walk away the white house tomorrow may also have to deal with a cloud of smoke. there is a mass protest planned tomorrow. demonstrators say they expect to be arrested for smoke smoke mayor hair. organizer of last year's successful ballot measure that legalized pot in d.c. are behind this protest. many states have legalized marijuana. the laws are not uniform across the country, though. theyment with a president obama to change that before he leaves office. >> we thought we were getting change, but he wants us to vote for the democratic nominee, which i'm sure he does, he needs to do this now. >> the demonstration is set for the plaza right across from the white house starting at 2:00 in the afternoon as the heavily patrolled area by the secret service of course having the marijuana on material land is not district. a new honor for justice antonin scalia. george mason university says it will rename its law school for him. the school says it received an anonymous donation of $20 ll
scalia died in february at a ranch in texas. he was 79 years old. for those who enjoy a good pillow fight, tomorrow is your lucky day. it is indeed international pillow fight day. there is a huge pillow fight planned near the washington monument. there are some rules, just a few of them, no down pillows and swing lightly. the fight starts at 3:00. it's free to attend. i happen to have a pillow right here. >> we have cushions. up to pillows could explode and you would have faet efeathers everywhere. >> they're natural, they're goose down. p but don't break the rules. if you're going out there, lay by t play by the rules. no hard hitting. >> who will follow that rule? >> how hard can you hit with a pillow? dead silence. you're both sitting there -- >> i have small children and they hit pretty hard. >> look over your shoulder,
hopefully you enjoy it a little bit. not going to be the perfect day tomorrow for a pillow fight, but maybe on sunday. but sunday will be ferociously windy. today a breezy and warm day, near 80. there is the risk of a shower, maybe a rumble or two of s pass two. sthip ba sunshine back on sunday, but it will be windy. outside today, we're caught in the between rain chances right now. a couple showers both authority and south of us. severe weather chances today if you're traveling down towards atlanta, so you were georgia or alabama, could you ryou could r weather there. thunderstorm action will go from the metro area southern into the northern neck. so fredericksburg, st. mary's, charles county, better chance for thunderstorms there today. lower chance of thunder up toward the maryland border, but none the lessin
man, does it feel like june. p temperatures in the upper 60s now, will be in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees later on this afternoon. here is future weather. timing out the rain chances, a risk of showers away midday. and here with the cold front itself by later this afternoon, maybe another rumble or two of hunger between 4:00 and 6:00. by 9:00 tonight, everything will be drying out. but not for long. early tomorrow morning, here we are at 5:30, a risk for showers around here. mainly in the first part of the day tomorrow. here is 1:00 tomorrow afternoon. rain chances coming to an end. another cold front comes by saturday night into sunday. that is really going to turn the way things feel away here back from june to february. here is your seven day. 79 today with an 80% chance of a shower or thundershower. tomorrow a lot of clouds. not too much wind tomorrow. passing shower. but sunday, highs only in the upper 40s and low 50s. another chance for a shower monday ahead of more bitter cold air. bitter by april
have a freeze to contend with. most of the areas west of i-95 likely to have a freeze on wednesday. thursday, opening day for the nationals, could be a little better. we'll try and tweak the rain chances out of there. how is traffic coming along? >> we just cleared something. 295 south after east capitol, we got word that everybody has cleared out of the way. beltway and all the main routes in and out of town, you can see looking good, as well. in hollywood, maryland, three notch road at exploration drive, all lanes blocked there because of that car that went into a building. big police response there. 66 eastbound at fairfax drive, still have that crash blocking one lane. but it really doesn't seem to be slowing anything. everything still looks pretty green through that area. so no major problems there. taking a look at the this, remember because of the nuclear security summit, we have some roads still open. rhode island avenue, 6th street, constitution avenue and connecticut avenue.
line, mount vernon square station closed until tonight. the line is running being but you have to use the shaw or gallery place stop instead. new details after explosives were found on a cool bus in loudoun county p. who is responsible for leaving them and why they say the materials were harmless. final preparations you sa understnd
>> we're getting you ready for at day of closures because of the nuclear summit. a live report ahead at 5:00. and secret tapes are exposed in a growing scandal involving the governor of alabama. he's refusing to resign after allegations of an affair with one of his top aides. they're allegedly conversations between the governor and the aide. bentley dozens the affair. >> there is nothing that has ever been done that would affect the people of alabama and affect my job. >> a state ethics investigation is under way.
the cia is claiming responsibility for having children ride a bus with explosives inside. that same bus carried 26 students to briarwood high school on monday and tuesday before someone doing main natene found the substance. school officials say the material is harmless. >> a benign state which means a t. has no triggering devices on it. >> virginia about yobureau of a firearms helped the schools in the investigation. the cia says it is taking steps to prevent the mistake there happening again. time to find out if you're the big winner your ncaa basketball bracket. the final four is tomorrow. you ccan see the banners hangin in houston.
than 100 bucks online, although some people are selling them for who were 1,000 each. national championship game is monday night. fan duel, draft kings back in the news. they say that they are ending all contests involving college sports games. the changes go into effect after the national championship game on monday. the ncaa argues the sites are a form of betting. fan tuel and draft kings say they offer games of skill. >> it's april and not just a good time it clean out your house, but maybe your phone, too. the average smartphone user has 95 apps installed. deleting the ones you don't use can free up a whole lot of space. all those photos and videos you take. you can upload them somewhere else.
subscribe to like a drop box or for photos something like google photo. >> i have drop box and it's full, too. make sure you back up your important files just in case. >> 95 apps is this how do you use all those? >> you don't. that's the point. you don't have enough time in the day to use 95 apps. stay with us. "news 4 today" continues right now frps. guess what time it is. >> you said it like it was something else. >> 5:00 a.m. good morning, every. i'm aaron gilchrist. in it's friday, i'm eun yang and we want to check in with our chuck bell because i'm a happy camper this morning. >> let's. let's get busy. just need the balloon pants. ou