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training operation, and trooper chad dermyer, who was killed, was new to that unit. the suspect, james brown iii, was shot and killed. today police explained what they saw on that video. >> then within seconds he pulled a .40 caliber beretta semiautomatic pistol from his waistband of his pants, turned back toward chad, and they were pretty much side by side with brown being to chad's right. he turned into him and fired the shots, multiple shots. >> northern virginia bureau reporter david culver joins us now here in the studio. david, this most recent police shooting is adding to an uneasiness within the law enforcement community in general, isn't it? >> certainly an uneasiness, even creating a hesitation for some of those who serve and protect. in less than 30 minutes from now, there will be a vigil in richmond for trooper chad dermyer, the latest in what's been a month of police tragedies really impacting officers in
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region. prince william county police officer ashley guindon, virginia trooper chad dermyer. three deaths in the past four weeks taking a toll on our area's law enforcement. >> these are men and women that are not only peace officers and protectors, they're also in the community. they're football coaches, basketball coaches. >> reporter: for trooper michael mcsellers, fellow trooper chad dermyer's passing personal. >> chad was married to his wife 15 years. i'm married to my wife 15 years. he has a son and a daughter. i have a son and a daughter. it seems like every time i take this thing off, i'm putting it right back on. >> reporter: his 12-year-old son even asking him to reconsider his job. >> if everybody decides to stop doing this job, then what? we're in trouble. we give in,
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everybody loses. >> reporter: helping motivate him and his colleagues to press forward, every day residents, simple actions. >> i had a co-worker who had someone put a note on their car and say, we're praying for you. man, just think. i'm getting chills as i think about that. it's so empowering. >> the law enforcement community gathering right now in virginia's capitol tonight, richmond. the vigil expected to draw hundreds. it's been moved to vcu's segal center. >> david culver reporting. thank you. a search under way tonight in alexandria for the person responsible for the city's first homicide of the year. a man was beaten tuesday on south alfred street in old town. he died today. news4's jackie bensen is near the scene gathering more details. >> reporter: doreen, he was so close to home, so close to home when this happened. take a look down the street. just past where those ladies are walking is where
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malaku abraha was walking. police found him, he was on the sidewalk, he was conscious but obviously injured and taken to the hospital where we are told this afternoon that he did not survive those injuries. now, police believe those injuries were sustained as the result of a robbery. they are right now trying to find some people who know something about this who saw this gentleman. he's 69 years old, lived here in this neighborhood walking down the street tuesday night about 9:30. very close to a busy restaurant area. a lovely neighborhood where people are often out walking at night. someone who saw the person who came up to this man who tried to rob him who injured him to the point where, as i said, he did not survive his injuries. live in alexandria, jackie bensen, news4. >> jackie, thank you. the newspaper vendor accused of stabbing a man at the addison road metro station is behind bars tonight. police arrestedda
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they say he was handing out "washington post" express newspapers yesterday when he got into an argument and stabbed a 24-year-old man. brown faces attempted murder and first-degree assault charges. the victim is recovering from serious injuries. we are just four days away from another big primary. the results in wisconsin could change the momentum of the presidential race. based on the latest polls donald trump and hillary clinton are bracing for a rough tuesday. brian mooar is live with the latest now from the campaign trail. brian? >> reporter: aaron, hillary clinton can afford to lose a couple delegates right now, about you for donald trump, this was a bad week to have a bad week. just a few days ago, donald trump seemed to see a clear path to the gop nomination. >> i'm going to be in wisconsin the whole week. because if we win wisconsin, it's like going to be over, pretty much over. >> reporter: b i
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in the badger state today after a week filled with high-profile stumbles. if the latest polls are right, ted cruz is heading for a key victory on tuesday, and anti-trump republicans will be one step closer to their goal, an open convention in july. >> what we cannot do is turn off wide swaths of the e lack for rat, women, hispanics, african-americans and that's what donald trump will do. >> reporter: cruz and john kasich are sharpening their attacks on each other. >> if ted cruz's mouth is moving, he's lying. >> and while kasich denounced that super pac ad, he offered his most pointed critique yet. >> the problem with senator cruz is he has no record. his record is shutting down the government and making everybody he works with upset. >> reporter: on the democratic side, an upset is something hillary clinton cannot afford in home state new york where she is far ahead in the polls. but bernie sanders holds the lead in wisconsin, a
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that's giving new hope to underdogs from both parties. and if trump does end up losing down the road in an open convention, it's likely we'll look back to this week as a turning point. aaron? >> brian mooar live for us. brian, thank you. if you had plans to visit the washington monument this weekend, change them. it's now shut down for the second time this week after another elevator breakdown. this time it got stuck 490 feet up, just below the observation deck after it let some people off there. 86 people had to -- were at the top and had to walk down nearly 900 steps. the monument will be closed all day tomorrow for repairs. this is at least the tenth time it's been closed because of elevator issues since may of last year. >> medstar is getting back online after the hospital system's computers were hacked this week. they are about 90% back to normal. monday's attack affected all ten of the hospitals in d.c. and maryland as well as 250 clinics. doctors and nurses used
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records. staffers were locked out of their e-mail accounts and patients could not make appointments. no patient information was compromised though. >> now to the weather. it appears there's something for everybody in the forecast this weekend. >> yeah. rain, wind, sun. maybe even a little snow. what? amelia segal is tracking it all from the storm team4 weather center. amelia, it is april, you know. >> i know. and it's no april fool's joke. we're talking about the chance for some rain and wet snow showers saturday night. especially north and west of town where we could see some of the wet flakes falling. absolutely no accumulation. right now tracking some isolated rain on storm team4 radar. this in fauquier county moving to the east-northeast into parts of prince william county and heavier cell now just to the east of the luray area as well. we'll continue to keep a close eye on this. this activity should be out of here by about 8:00 this evening as a cold front moves through the area. but we could still see some high winds and heavy rain in those cells, maybe some small hail.
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temperatures. 80 right now. our high today was 82. first time we've hit 80 since early november. by 9:00 no worries of rain. the temperature around 66. by sunday we'll be talking about temperatures that feel like they're in the 20s. i'll be trabing this major temperature cooldown coming up. >> thanks, amelia. president obama told world leaders that it will be catastrophic if isis obtains nuclear material. that warning came at the nuclear security summit here in washington. president obama noted the terrorist who bombed the brussels airport were tracking and recording the movements of a top belgian nuclear scientist and the president said isis has already used chemical weapons in syria and iraq. >> there is no doubt that if these mad men ever got their hands on a nuclear bomb or nuclear material, they most certainly would use it to kill as many innocent people as possible. >> 50 world leaders have been meeting here in washington for a it
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safeguard atomic materials to prevent nuclear terrorism. new concerns about security over a new muslim center in prince george's county. that $110 million facility is located off good luck road in lanham. counsel at the bureau chief tracee wilkins is joining us with reaction from neighbors. >> reporter: the president of turkey is going to be here, chris, along with muslim dignitaries from around the world. of course security is a concern. the center in prince george's county is the largest muslim center in america. you are instantly transported as soon as you walk on campus. >> i have never been to turkey, but everybody that has been there say that this is just like being there. >> reporter: the center goes three stories underground and includes an indoor pool, basketball court, fitness center and then there's the incredible beauty of what's above ground. >> we have a mosque, a fellowship
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be a four-star restaurant and a turkish bath. >> reporter: the $110 million facility was built by the turkish government. tomorrow will be its official grand opening although it's been operating since april of last year. given the tension in the world and the violent acts of extremists, even some people who live near the center are worried about security. >> i'm afraid they may be victimized rather than anything else, and in today's society that is highly likely, and that's a shame. >> reporter: it's something organizers here have pondered as well. >> i hope there will not be any problem. we try to move on faith and faiths alone. >> reporter: tomorrow the president of turkey will join international dignitaries as well as state and local officials for the grand opening. all attendees must have security clearance. >> the prince george's county police officers have been working with us for the last few months. >> reporter: turkey's secret service is also here. the hope is all will go well as the center is striving to be a gathering placeor
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all faiths. >> we have to increase tolera e tolerance. if we can do it with just our little efforts, it can become contagious. >> reporter: county executive rushern baker will be among the dignitaries here tomorrow. his office saying they are very proud of how smoothly things have gone since the center has opened. things get under way in the morning and, again, you do need a security clearance to attend tomorrow, but outside of that, the center is open to the public and they do tours here. it's a fascinating facility. reporting live in lanham, i'm tracee wilkins. back to you in the studio. >> thank you. next, her murder dominated headlines. tonight new reaction from chandra levy's mother. how she's using art to help her heal as she prepares for her daughter's accused killer to get a new trial. fighting the zika virus. how these brain scans are offering new insight into its effect on unborn children. a secret service officer saved three lives in less than two years. coming up, an emotional reunion between that officer and
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alive today if it wn't for her as time magazine called chris van hollen "a hero to environmentalists, education groups, and gun control advocates" for his accomplishments as a young legislator. now a respected leader in congress and key ally of president obama, protecting planned parenthood and social security... chris van hollen is the only candidate who fought the wall street banks and the nra...and won. that's why he's endorsed by the post as the "talented successor" to senator mikulski who will "deliver results." i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message.
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year. we start where we started last week and probably the week before that, donald trump. he's had a particularly bumpy ride this week. >> he has. he's had bad weeks before and he usually fixes them by simply winning, going and winning a primary or winning multiple primaries on a tuesday and suddenly it heals all of those wounds. this one feels different. this one feels as if this was an accumulation of a lot of bad baggage is probably the best way to describe it, and it ends up happening where he also punctuates this with a loss on tuesday night, then all of a sudden i think it's one of those, boy this, could suddenly snowball because we have two weeks before there's another primary. it takes a long time for him to recover and the stop trump movement could then feel as if we actually can beat this guy, and they stiffen their spine. you know, there's some folks waffling going, well, fine, i'll stop fighting this, but if he loses, they won't stop fighting.
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effort toward unit. trump met with the rnc leadership. what have you learned about that meeting with reince priebus. >> you want to know what most of it was about? it was donald trump trying to learn the process. he doesn't understand how the delegate selection prove scess works. actually selecting the individuals. he's obviously upset that, for instance, louisiana has been a big example that people have heard about. louisiana held a primary on super tuesday -- excuse me, it was a little after super tuesday. trump won it, cruz has more delegates because cruz went down to the state's convention and he was able to turn the rubio delegates in his delegates and there were some uncommitted and he ended up with more delegates than trump did. trump essentially was asking these questions and it turned a little bit into a tutorial and this is what a lot of us thought was going to be a problem for trump at some point. it took a lot longer for trump to discover it which is he doesn't have the team in place ready to do this yet. >> surprisingly.
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moment if we can. hillary clinton has been going back and forth this week. she was in wisconsin and then she bailed and went to new york and now she's back to wisconsin. what's all that about? >> the clinton campaign almost sees the two states connected. they may very well lose wisconsin and they're prepared for it. they don't want to get blown out in wisconsin. they don't want to give up and have sanders' 3-point win and turn into a 20-point win. if he wins big in wisconsin, the next up is new york. he gets momentum out of wisconsin and maybe he pulls an upset in new york. she's got a delegate lead that is almost insurmountable. boy, she can't afford to continue to have sanders gain momentum again. he's outraised her -- >> gain momentum and gaining funds too. >> he keeps raising a ton of money. yes, she has more delegates, a lot more delegates in some cases but a big win for him in wisconsin, then suddenly that could give him momentum going
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clinton campaign is now going back to wisconsin hoping they can keep it close and tamp down anything he gets out thereof. >> before you go, world leaders in town for the summit at the convention center. any takeaways from that? >> well, it was going to be totally overshadowed by the presidential campaign but in some ways it didn't because trump talked about sort of his loose talk about how he would handle nukes. i think in many ways it made this summit more relevant, made people pay more attention and it may mean it will live beyond. president obama created this summit. will it live beyond the obama years? perhaps because of what happened this week it will. >> all right. >> all right. more to come this weekend, chuck. >> we'll see you sunday. >> we'll have all the latest political news sunday morning at 10:30 on "meet the press" here on nbc 4. thank you. now to the terror attacks in brussels. funerals were held together in the netherlands for two dutch siblings killed in the airport coming. alexander and sasha were returning to their home in new york when thbo
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alex was actually on the phone with his mother during the blast. the line went dead when that bomb went off. saving someone from the brink of death is rare, but one secret service officer nominated for homeland security's highest service award has done it three times. news4's meagan fitzgerald has her story and the touching message from one of the families she helped. >> reporter: not much is prodistrictable for secret service officers. just ask codie hughes. she's been securing the white house and interacting with the public for six years. >> every day is a new day so there can be different scenarios that happen every day. >> reporter: over the last 18 months there have been three scenarios where hughes snapped into action to save the lives of complete strangers. one man collapsed in leesburg and a few months later she revived a homeless man lying on a park bench in lafayette park, but the first incident was in the east wing of the white house in august of 2014. >> it was a
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collapse and was turning blue. so my medical instincts kicked in. >> reporter: that man is jack torres who is also a mayor in new mexico. he had a heart attack in the hallway and briefly died. >> to me i'm thankful that this individual has -- can continue with his life. >> reporter: and the mayor's son, carlos, is thankful too. >> i'm carlos torres. >> hi, how are you? >> good. how are you? >> good. >> carlos was also there and for the first time since he's able to personally thank his hero. >> i'm so glad he's doing good. >> carlos' family has gone on to celebrate so many moments since then. >> it's good seeing you. >> you too. >> reporter: all thanks to an officer who goes above and beyond because she cares. >> i like helping people. if i see something isn't right i will go and assist to see if everything is okay. >> reporter: next week hughes will be royced by the town of leesburg.
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officials will present her with an award to thank her for her he owism. >> could the race by the white house be rocked by a decade old scandal. what a lawyer for the d.c. madam is threatening to reveal. ahead, how the mother of murdered intern chandra levy uses her art to give voice to the victims of crime. >> if it helps other people, then it woulbring me comfort.d wall street. the nra. they're powerful. they usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks. and when washington insiders wrote a loophole to let the nra spend dark money to kill gun safety laws,
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a new video of severe weather in the south. you can watch the storm clouds taking shape as they form into a tornado in alabama last night. there were also tornadoes reported in mississippi and lots of rain with strong winds that downed trees and power lines as the storm system moved east to the carolinas. >> always amazing to see that video. our region also in for some big weather changes. let's go to amelia see ggal in weather center. >> today feeling like summer, feeling like june. tomorrow spring, appropriately so and on sunday feeling more like december. i'm tracking a massive temperature drop. right now for the evening hours until 8:00, some isolated rain. no threat of storms anymore. showers around tomorrow morning, and then again weather alert on sunday because of that big temperature drop and very windy conditions throughout the entire day. we'll be tracking windchills sunday morning in the 20s. the furnace probably kicking
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rain tomorrow. 5:00 a.m., notice rain in the metro area and off toward the east and south as well. as we continue on into the morning hours, we continue to track rain, especially along and east of i-95. only the chance of rain back in frederick back in loudoun county and further back to the west. once we hit the mayday houidday everybody is dry. breezy conditions. tomorrow will be noticeably cooler. i want to show you future weather tomorrow night as well. notice some rain moving through the metro area and further back to the west we're seeing a little blue here. that's the potential for some snow showers in far western maryland and parts of west virginia, maybe a few wet flakes mixing in in parts of frederick county and loudoun county as well. absolutely no accumulation though. here is your hourly planner throughout the day. we'll start off around 57 degrees as we track those morning showers. by noon temperatures around 60 and mid-60s for highs tomorrow. high in the district of about 65 degrees and we turn very cold tomorrow night as the winds
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about everybody. this is going to run from saturday night on into sunday morning. in addition to that, a freeze watch for some if you're in the purple here. this is including parts of northern murontgomery, loudoun, and northern fauquier counties. feels like 123 23 in the distri. windchills in the 20s by 11:00 in some spots and 30s in the others. feeling like 31 degrees in washington. a high in the afternoon of about 53. so nats game tomorrow increasing sunshine, kite festival, some showers early and breezy. cherry blossom ten-miler feeling like 20. a high temperature on sunday of 52 but when you factor in the winds during the afternoon it will still feel like 30s and 40s. on monday we'll have a mix of clouds and sun. we're warmer, a high of 66 with a chance of some rain later in the day. breezy on tuesday. mostly sunny and cold. a high temperatur
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next at 6:00 a woman robbed and sexually assaulted while walking in the morning. what we're learning about the suspect who is still on the loose. a new perspective on crime from victims and their loved ones. >> grief is grief for all mothers. >> chandra levy's mother talks about a new art exhibit and the upcoming retrial. a pregnant woman's fight against zika. hear from the woman's physician as we learn new details about how the virus developed and the impact it had on her unborn baby. >> reporter: plus a local university plans to rename its law school after the late supreme court justice antonin scalia, but not everyone is on board. >> i think it could be embarrassing fo r
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know you can get help staying on track for the future you've always wanted. a bold attack. tonight police in fairfax county are searching for the man who robbed and sexually assaulted a woman. >> this happened behind a shopping center in springfield, and as news4's kristin wright reports, investigators have a solid clue to help in their search. >> reporter: tonight police do have a significant clue to help them find the man who forced a woman into this dumpster, sexually assaulted, and robbed her. it's how they will move the investigation forward. police are on the lookout for this car linked to a robbery and sexual assault in fairfax. a red older
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distinct whitish/gray mark on the side. police canvassed the neighborhood and passed out this flyer showing the surveillance picture of the suspect car. >> there's been problems at nighttimes i have heard over the years but nothing to that degree, especially like in daylight. it's pretty surprising. >> reporter: a woman forced into a dumpster, robbed and sexually assaulted. she was walking behind the commerce plaza tcenter when she was attacked by a man. sangh says a lot of people cut through this back area early in the morning and now he's worried for their female employees. that's not a good thing. >> reporter: the man also took money from the woman. she was able to make it home after being sexually assaulted and call police. >> that's very disconcerting to hear. i'm glad that you're exposing this so that women can beo
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>> reporter: police have not said how the 40-year-old hop was able to get away. kristin wright, news4. a man accused of killing his own child and her mother in prince george's county has been indicted. der ron boswell davis confessed to killing his child and her mother. they were both shot several times. police say that boswell-johnson as mitt admitting to killing th after a dispute over child support payments. just when it seems like the presidential race can't get any stranger, the former lawyer for the so-called d.c. madam says he has the phone records that could affect the race. his name is montgomery sibley. he's asking for permission to release client names and phone numbers from the d.c. madam escort service. the records have been tied up for nearly a decade due to a
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>> i am the custodian of the records. those records contain information relevant to the 2016 presidential election. >> reporter: the prostitution scandal rocked washington back in 2007 and tarnished the political career of louisiana senator david vitter. the next week deborah jean paltry, the woman known as the d.c. madam, took her own life after being convicted of racketeering. sibley's law license was suspended due to filing a number of meritless lawsuits. the retrial of the man convicted of killing chandra levy will be this fall. chris gordon talks to susan levy, who is still seeking justice for her daughter. she's also taking part in a local art exhibit to help families of crime victims overcome their grief. >> reporter: susan levy showed me through the art exhibit which is called finding my own voice.
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to honor her daughter, chandra levy, killed in one of washington's most famous murder mysteries. she wants to help other crime victims overcome grief. >> i hope that this art or the message i have to share whenever i speak will help someone and then we need to hold our children and our loved ones dearly. >> reporter: her personal tragedy is her motivation. >> this is when my daughter was missing. >> reporter: intern chandra levy disappeared in the year 2000. her body was found a year later in rock creek park. in 2010 i think garr grahn dee kay was tried and convicted of murdering chandra levy but the conviction was overturned and he's getting a new trial in october. >> i could say i'd like to make sure that the justice system gets it right. that it's not broken. >> reporter: i want to conclude with susan levy'ssw
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last question. when i asked her how she hopes this long ordeal will end. >> i don't think it's ever going to end. i think that one day -- because i'm not that young. i'm going to meet chandra in spirit again. and that there's no separation in death for any of us. >> the exhibit featuring susan levy and other artists opens tonight. it will run through april 28th. >> you can see it at the artists and makers studio in rockville. still ahead tonight a tribute to a late supreme court justice. the multimillion dollar effort to rename a local law school after justice antonin scalia. narcan is a life-saving medicine for those suffering from heroin and opioid overdoses but one northern virginia activist has the board of pharmacy is blocking her efforts to dispense the drug even as some pharmaciesre
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a plan to rename a local law school after justice antonin scalia is causing controversy. george mason university just received $30 million in gifts for its law school. $20 million came from an anonymous donor who requested that the school be named after justice scalia who died last month. the board approved the name change, but critics say justice scalia was a polarizing figure and it's too soon to know what kind of legacy he will leave. >> that's not really the kind of reputation you want your law school to have. that's not a great way to attract a diverse student body and get a lot of people from all over the country to come. >> no matter -- however you view justice scalia as a pers
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the legal world, and i think naming the school after him is a great way to recognize intellectual significance and a lasting legacy. >> delegate simon has started a petition against the name change. he plans to take it to the state council on higher education which has the final say in the matter. starting today it will be easier for virginia and maryland residents to get a life-saving medication called narcan. it can reverse the deadly effects of an overdose from heroin or other opiates but as julie kari repocar carey report been a setback when it comes to who can dispense the drug. >> reporter: after since last summer when narcan became available without a prescription, jenny atwood has trained hundreds of worried parents, health care workers, even drug abusers themselves in how to use the life-saving antidote. >> all you do after that is you spr
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>> one of the most frightening things in the world. >> reporter: two weeks ago this loudoun county mom who nearly lost her son to an overdose got training and a supply of narcan from atwood. >> and at peace of mind, priceless. >> reporter: but atwood can no longer provide narcan to those in her classes. last week the virginia board of pharmacy told her to stop saying this legislation only permits pharmacists and law enforcement to distribute narcan. >> this is coming down to an interpretation of the law. the pharmacist and the doctor said virginia law allows for trainers to dispense. >> reporter: atwood lost her brother to an overdose and began the chris at wood foundation. it raised the funds to pay for and provide narcan to those in her classes. >> this is a life-saving medication and when people need a life-saving mag, they need it now, not two weeks from now.
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appealing to the attorney general's office to see if the rules could be reinterpreted or altered. in the meantime though, getting narcan from cvs stores just got easier. maryland and virginia just joined 21 other states where cvs provides narcan without a prescription. much like getting some cold medicine, it is still kept behind the counter. in loudoun county, julie carey, news4. next a local physician sheds light on how the zika virus develops and its affect on unborn babies. and up in smoke. details behind the mass protest that could lead to mass arrests outside the white house
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medical experts and government leaders from all over the country convened today at the centers for disease control in atlanta trying to learn the latest on the zika virus which is updating every day. a zika virus case from our area revealed some new information just two days ago. i learned more about it today from the local physician who worked with that patient. >> so this is our patient over here and this is a normal baby at the same gestational age. >> reporter: these scans show the brain development of a fetus at 19 weeks. this mother was pregnant when she travelled to central america last fall. she developed a rash and other symptoms when she returned home to the d.c. area. she tested positive for zika and then eventually saw dr. rita drigers, a maternal fetal medicine specialist. >> back in november and as you recall back in november zika wasn't what zika is now where we're hearing about it on a
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>> reporter: the doctor shared two important things to know about this case. the fetus appeared to be developing normally for almost two months after the mother was exposed to zika. up until 4 1/2 months things seemed okay. >> correct. >> reporter: at five months it was clear that -- >> things were not okay. ultrasounds at that point had been reassuring in that the measurement of the head were normal and there were no calcifications. so she was reassured at that point. >> reporter: the doctor said the abnormal brain development was very clear at 19 weeks. follow-up tests confirmed that and the presence of the zika virus in the baby's brain. and, too, the mother tested positive for the zika virus until more than a week after the pregnancy was terminated, much longer than the known life span of the virus, 11 days about. >> in our case our patient continued to test positive right up through the time that she
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was nine weeks after she became symptomatic. so for a full nine weeks she continued to have the virus in her blood. >> reporter: it's possible the fetus was replicating the virus. both of the parents are now virus-free. this was a very tough case for dr. drigers and certainly for the couple who had been hoping to have a baby. but it's also providing really valuable new information to researchers trying to understand how the zika virus works. >> so we know some time line now to recommend. if somebody comes in four weeks after their symptoms and has a normal ultrasound, we don't know that that's reassuring because it takes time for the virus to have effect on the fetus. still, this case is raising new questions about zika virus and pregnancy. for example, how long should that couple wait before they try for another pregnancy? and what do ob/gyns across the country tell other women about their plans for a safer pregnancy? the experts are racing to find some answers. anyone heading to the
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with clouds of marijuana smoke. there's a big protest planned and demonstrators say they expect to be arrested. organizers of last year's successful ballot measure that legalized pot in d.c. are behind this protest. the laws are not uniform across the country. the protesters want president obama to change that before he leaves office. >> we thought we were getting change. if he wants us to come out and vote for the democratic nominee, which i'm sure he does, he needs to do this now. >> now, that demonstration will happen on pennsylvania avenue on the plaza right in front of the white house around 2:00 in the afternoon. protesters say they will start smoking at 4:20. amelia, will the winds be in around 4:20? >> the clouds of marijuana smoke aaron was talking about will get blown right out of there. >> contact high all over the city. >> it's going to become breezy tomorrow but we're going to kind of have rain around during the
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sunshine is out. and feeling like spring tomorrow. today highs were in the 80s. we haven't been in the 80s since early november. here is the latest on storm team4 radar. the last of some rain quickly moving off towards the northeast and fizzling out as it makes its way into parts of loudoun county skirting along the fairfax county line there. continuing toward the northeast on into montgomery county. aside from this, we're dry for the remainder of the evening hours. tomorrow the weather having a low to moderate impact on your day. we'll be tracking some showers around for the morning hours and then sunshine for the afternoon. temperatures right now all over the place. from 68 in frederick to 80 in washington and 75 back in winchester. cold front moving through the area. here is what you can expect in the d.c. metro area tonight. by 10:00 a temperature around 68. still pretty mild. by 1:00 a.m. we're down to 64 degrees. here the latest allergy report. trees continue to come in at high. main producers are oak and pine. so the rain
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pretty light. you will want the smaller umbrella and you will be just fine. rain looks to favor washington and areas off to the east and south like southern maryland and the eastern shore. the chance of some showers in frederick county, loudoun county. high tomorrow 65. 7:00, notice the rain in southern maryland, fredericksburg and the northern neck. notice how it parallels i-95. in washington and areas off to the east. by noon we're already starting to see sunshine come out and really a lot of sun tomorrow afternoon. on sunday it is windy from start to finish, but especially during the morning hours where they will be tracking windchills in the 20s. fre freeze watch in effect for are ins north and west of town. most of us are under a high wind watch saturday night to sunday morning. find out the latest on that on my facebook or twitter page. monday some rain is possible later in the day. we warm right back up to
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a high of only 48 degrees on wednesday. a high of 53 and the chance for more rain in the forecast on thursday, guys. >> thanks, amelia. coming up in sports, we are just three days away from opening day, and the nationals are back in washington for some final tune-ups. first, here is lester holt with a look at what's ahead on "nbc nightly news." ahead for us, with chicago seeing its deadliest start of the year in decades, a man appeared to have captured his own shooting on a cell phone. we'll look at what's happening in that city. arsenic in baby rice city. it's there in tiny amounts. why the fda now worries it could still be too much. and a look at what could be driving late night shopping binges wall street. the nra. they're powerful. they usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks. and when washington insiders wrote a loophole to let the nra
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this is the xfinity sports desk brought to you by xfinity, your home for the most live sports. >> we mentioned it, right around the corner baseball season just three short days away. the nationals looking to be contenders again this year. >> we can hope. joining us a sebastian salazar in the csn studios. >> how is it going in full credit to amelia for the awesome forecast. weather like this, baseball's opening day rapidly approaching. for the washington nationals, it's all full of hope. could 2016 be a year of redemption? let's chk
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finally. enough of the spring training ball. the two exhibition game against the twins before monday's season opener. ben revere big off-season addition, lending some balance to this lineup and he can fly. leading off the game with a triple, a stand-up triple no less. two batters later the reigning mvp doing his thing. bringing him home with a sacrifice fly. washington up 2-0 in the third. up north the orioles playing in philadelphia tonight. top of the second, baltimore down one. runners on the corners with two outs. joey, this kid is hague an yovi awesome spring. the game is tied at one in the third. d.j. has been maryland's head football coach for all of four months and he's already got to replace somebody on his af
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schaefer is stepping down due to personal reasons. could open the door for mike london to get a promotion. he's on the staff as a defense line coach. how about one more congratulations for coach lonergan and company. the colonials get to 28 wins this year. that's a new program record down in foggy bottom. >> i don't think we get the respect we deserve. you know, we've had some great wins the last few years. we have trouble getting people to play us so what's good about the nit, we got opportunities to play some named programs like florida, san diego state and valpo, some of the best programs in the country basketballwise, and it's great. i love it. i love the challenge and i love going against some of the top coaches in the country. >> mike lonergan, good to see
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riverdale baptist playing in the girl's national semi-finals. they were trailing in the fourth quarters and then they come back. kyla charles put the team on her back. nails the jumper. she had 17. riverdale baptist on to the national finals tomorrow morning. congrats again to the crusaders. washington capitals out west tonight to take on colorado. game right here on csn. hopefully see washington bounce back from a loss to philly on wednesday. you won't see nicklas backstrom. the caps center will sit out for precautionary reasons. got dinged up against the flyers but he did skate this morning so no cause for panic for capitals fans. it's now total desperation mode for the wizards. they've got seven games left including tonight. right now washington's three games back of the eastern conference's final playoff spot. wiz tip off at 10:30 on csn plus
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no joking right now in the wizard locker room but a different story for the record-setting golden state warriors. check this out. >> two sources close to the warriors say that backup center festus ezely will be released from his contract dp. >> my teammates are texting me saying pleasure working with you. what does that mean? >> what that means, festus, ezeli is your teammates got you good. andre iguodala and his teammates pranking the backup center. everyone involved in the joke. good way to celebrate april fool's day. golden state is ahead of everyone to they got to it a day early. wizards 10:30 on csn plus. capitals 9:30 here on csn, guys. we'll send it back to you. >> he didn't look too nervous. i would have been freaking out. >> he's an nba player. nothing makes him nervous. the weekend is here, amelia. >> i think
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night, a good weekend for getting the taxes done. we'll be breezy tomorrow. very cold sunday morning. >> okay. thanks, amelia. >> thanks for joining us. "nightly news" is up next. narrator: all that political mail might be overwhelming. let's simplify. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader at marriott, she has a broad and deep facility with policy. emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model, to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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