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next, stay tuned for "rock center" th wi we now have our second doa located at the impact site of the backhoe. we're continuing the search for more bodies at this time. >> right now now at 11, we're hearing the emergency calls after today's deadly amtrak crash.
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>> reporter: i'm darcy spencer live at union station with what riders can expect tomorrow morning. and a car crashes right into a local zchurch. >> announcer: news 4 at 11:00 begins with breaking news. we begin tonight with breaking news in montgomery county, where all northbound lanes of interstate 270 are shut down after a crash that injured as many as eight people. fire officials say one woman has serious injuries. four kids are among those hurt in the crash but we're hearing that they are all expected to be okay. this happened just before 10:00 near the way station in the clarksburg area between routes 1 109 and 121. amtrak passengers, expect delays on the northeast corridor tomorrow after
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train track crash. the train hit a backhoe near philly. two people died. many passengers were hurt. the crucial data records and forward and inward facing cameras will be brought back to a lab here in washington. reporter drew smith begins our team coverage in chester, pennsylvania. >> reporter: amtrak is working overnight to make repairs to minimize disruptions to monday morning's commute, all while federal investigators try to answer a big question. what was a piece of construction equipment doing on live track? amtrak trains back in service moved slowly past an investigation scene late sunday, where train 89 till sat partially derailed and heavily damaged. >> it was just like a big earthquake. >> reporter: this photo shows what it looks like inside one of the train cars. >>
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was like a big explosion. >> reporter: from above, sky force 10 shows the machine the train rain into. the collision sent 35 people to the hospital. >> we now have our second doa located at the impact site of the backhoe. >> reporter: nbc 10 confirmed with federal officials the two who died were long time amtrak workers. magazine editor and political figure steve forbes was on board. he tweeted prayers for the victims. once first responders could find a safe way to get through this mess, they all took a trek with luggage in tow through the woods to a triage area. buses brought them back to philadelphia's 30th street station. then the national transportation safety board's investigators moved in. >> as part of our investigation we will be looking at the track structure and the work that was performed at the time of the accident. >> reporter: nicole stock's home faces directly onto the scene. she's used to seeing routine rail work. but now she's worried
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>> from my window you can see the front of the train all smashed up. crazy. kind of scary. >> reporter: the ntsb collected the event data recorder plus two cameras which should have recorded what happened here. we asked if there were communication issues between the work crew and amtrak dispatchers. right now investigators can't answer that question. in chester, pennsylvania, drew smith, news 4. we've got live team coverage on the deadly amtrak crash. news 4's darcy spencer joins us live from union station with what passengers can expect tomorrow. darcy? >> reporter: that's right, erika. we're here at union station. we went inside tonight into the amtrak passenger area. we were able to look up on the board, it looked like there were only a few delays, some one-hour and two-hour delays. we're also learning tonight part of this investigation is coming right here to washington. at union station, amtrak still getting
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after a deadly train derailment in pennsylvania. these women said their 87-year-old godmother's train left union station a couple of hours late. they say there was frustration and confusion. >> and the first thing that was happening with us, we were trying to find out what the delays will be, she was asked to leave the room. and, you know, i do intend to make a complaint about that. but -- and i know she was tired and frustrated, and probably upset. >> reporter: amtrak says it will operate on its regular schedule monday, after major disruption in service affecting travel up and down the east coast. that includes trains coming into and going out of washington, d.c. the national transportation safety board is investigating the cause of the crash. part of that investigation will happen right here in the nation's capital. >> as of now we have recovered the event data recorder, the forward facing video, and the
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locate motive to send to our lab in washington, d.c. >> reporter: dozens more were injured. >> the train jerked back, i banged my knee. it bruised and now there's a knot on it. >> reporter: again, there could be residual delays tomorrow. if you have plans to travel by train, you could make sure you check to make sure that nothing has changed. you can go online, you can place a phone call. there's a good possibility things could be affected tomorrow morning. we're live at union station, darcy spencer, news 4. bad weather, poor lighting, appear to have contributed 28 deadly crash involving a fairfax county police cruiser. police say an officer hit jeffrey aguilar when aguilar stepped out into the street in the
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county. the officer's dash cam recorded the crash. >> unfortunately mr. aguilar was crossing the street wearing dark clothing. the police cruiser collided with mr. aguilar. there was no reaction time for the officer. >> police have not identified the officer but say the officer has been with the department for two years. >> announcer: and now your storm team 4 forecast. and the winds taking a break i don't even need to but cool air with plenty of clear skies, dry air in place, temperatures plummeting tonight. frost advisory begins tonight until 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, including for instance fauquier, loudoun counties. temperatures in those locations will potentially support light frost. if you have plants you're worried about, cover them or bring them indoors. 32 in frederick, 40 in the district. 33 in leesburg.
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sun angle, we warm up very quickly. we start off the day at 7:00 a.m. around 40. by 9:00 a.m. we're already in the mid-50s. 11:00 a.m., a temperature around 60. there is some rain in the forecast tomorrow, erika. i'll have the latest timing coming up. >> thanks, amelia. some families in our area spent most of the day cleaning up the storm damage. one man in bethesda knocked unconscious by falling debris after a huge tree came crashing through his roof. as news 4's sara ford shows us, the family made sure everybody was okay. >> the bed is not made. it's a pretty bad. >> reporter: but pretty lucky, considering that she and her husband were in that bed when it happened. >> my husband was asleep on the far side of the bed. we were both awakened when stuff started falling. and i'm bumped up, i've got like bumps on my head. he was actually unconscious and stuck under stuff. >> reporter: she dug her husband
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the hospital. he has a pretty bad gash but is expected to be okay. it was when she came home from the hospital that the true cti in, like the bedroom floor.
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>> reporter: a tree came down on this parked car on northeast d.c. utility crews set about assessing the damage. tree crews@sn6r about clearing >> if i didn't see my father with my own eyes, i wouldn't have known how both of them walked out of the house. >> reporter: derrick ward,,g n 4. in brussels, flights take off for the first time since thñ deadly terror attacks. [ applause ] >> today spectators applauded as the first flight took off, head to go portugal. passengers checked in amid heavy security. died last month during the suicide attack at the airport. another 16 died at the subway station. airport officials are calling today's partial reopening a real sign of hope.l%%ñ >> we're turning a page, a page full of blood. but we have to rebuild th
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>> tomorrow the airport will expand operations, including one flight to new york city. tonight investigators are trying to figure out what led to a suv slamming into the side of a church in the district. you can see parof the lower wall smashed in. but the stained glass window above it remains intact. this is at the true gospel tabernacle baptist church in southeast, a couple of blocks from the maryland line. nobody in the vehicle or the w hurt in that incident. pressure rising tonight against north carolina because of a new law critics say discriminates against gay, lesbian, and transgender people. see who is threatening to pull billions of dollars from that state. break out the bat and gloves because it's opening day on "sports final." the new look nationals getting ready to open the 2016 season with an eye on another nl east title. the wizards' playoff hopes get
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flipped. and george washington basketball. the colonials talking about going out on top, on "sports final" after the news.
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back to breaking news in montgomery county where all northbound lanes of interstate 270 are shut down after a crash that injured as many as eight people near the weigh station in the clarksburg area between routes 109 and 121 on the northbound side of the interstate. fire officials say one woman has serious injuries. we just got this picture into the news
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one of the mangled cars involved in this incident. lots of damage there. four kids also among those hurt in the crash, however we're told that everybody is expected to be okay. meanwhile, growing backlash tonight over a controversial north carolina law. critics say it discriminates against people who are gay, bisexual, and transgender. top executives from many customers say it's bad business. we sat down with d.c. mayor muriel bowser who has banned official travel to that state. >> reporter: after a week of protests against north carolina, today hundreds gathered at a baptist church in greensboro to condemn what's been called the most extreme anti-lgbt measure in the country. >> it places a burden on the lgbt community as a whole. it says, hey, it's not illegal to discriminate against these people. >> reporter: the obama administration has already
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nbc news has confirmed a government-wide review is under way to consider whether to cut federal funding to north carolina. billions of dollars every year, because of the law that contradicts say limits protection for gay and transgender people. "we will not hesitate to act if students' civil rights are being violated," an administration spokesperson said. today, north carolina's governor pat mccrory pushed back, accusing the obama administration of strong arm tactics. the law bars people choosing bathrooms that align with their identi identity. on tuesday the governor posted this message on youtube. >> instead, north carolina has been the target of a vicious nationwide smear campaign, disregardihe
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>> reporter: still, pressure keeps building from across the country. the list of businesses is expanding. now more than 120 ceos and top executives saying "the law is bad for our employees and bad for business," and demanding north carolina repeal it. >> we don't want to invest our city dollars in places that are going to discriminate against our people. >> reporter: washington, d.c.'s mayor has banned all government-related travel to north carolina. joining a growing number of cities and states with similar bans. >> we do want their politicians to take notice that good-meaning people are going to speak up when we see wrong. abby womback's dui arrest has apparently created bad bl d blood, one player referring to comments from
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wambach issued an apology on facebook and says she takes full responsibility for her actions. police arrested her last night in portland after they say she ran a red light and failed sobriety tests. new at 11:00, massive data published by global media outlets appear to show offshore dealings of the rich and powerful, including possible ties to russian president vladimir putin. that leak to a german newspaper purportedly comes from a law firm in canada. some of the documents appear to link as much as $2 billion to close friends of putin. those reports suggest his friends were put in charge, quote, shell companies used to funnel big money. the documents purport to be from 1977 through the end of last year. we should point out putin's name does not
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of those documents. >> announcer: and now your storm team 4 forecast. it will be chilly for your monday morning and cold tuesday and wednesday morning. with that, frost and freeze concerns pretty much each one of those days. now, tomorrow, only worries of frost west of the d.c. metro area. but everybody could see some freezing temperatures tuesday and wednesday morning, so don't put the jacket away just yet. i've actually posted a jacket forecast on my facebook and twitter pages. but overall, tomorrow, after we warm up during the early morning hours, it's going to be nice for the late morning and midday hours, then rain for the afternoon and evening hours. that rain, another cold front that will bring more wind and cooler temperatures to the area on tuesday. so the weather having a low to moderate impact on your day tomorrow. clouds will increase along with winds. we'll be tracking some rain, especially between 2 and 7 to 8:00. we'll show you future weather. here we are at 8:00 a.m.
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comfortable. by noon, still dry. you can grab lunch outdoors. afternoon hours, future weather at 2:00 p.m. tracking rain into frederick county, moving into montgomery county, into early evening hours. 5:00 p.m. on future weather, just about everything dealing with shower activity, maybe isolated pockets of heavier rain. for the most part that smaller umbrella will be just fine. after that, cooler temperatures moving back into the region. the morning commute tomorrow just fine. in fact i think you'll probably need the sunglasses. the orioles home opener tomorrow, we could definitely see some delays at that game. i don't think they'll cancel it, but make sure to bring the rain gear. outdoor exercise, best in the morning hours or later in the evening after the rain has moved through. you can download the app and check the radar in the
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your hand. clouds quickly increase. by noon, mid-60s. a high tomorrow near 70s. on the outside we'll hit our high temperatures at 3:00 p.m. as showers do start to push into the district right around that time as well. 7:00 p.m., the coldest air has not moved in yet. still about 60 degrees. but then as we head into the later evening and overnight hours, temperatures do fall into the 30s for everybody. and that's why tomorrow night into tuesday morning, a freeze watch has been issued by the national weather service. i think we'll see the same thing for tuesday night on into wednesday morning. you can see the lows of 35 and 34 respectively. on tuesday, breezy, especially during the first half of the day, high around 50. wednesday, a high of 57, so warmer. pretty nice day, clouds kind of increase towards the end of the day. winds as well. erika, rain looking likely on thursday. 53 friday, the chance of showers. temperatures up, down, up, down. next saturday, a high ofly
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clothing yet. thank you, ma'am. not your typical police chase. a california highway patrol officer spots a chihuahua on the loose on the bay bridge this morning. the officer finally managed to scoop him up. if nobody comes forward to claim the little guy, he'll be put up for adoption. we hope he finds a good home. still ahead, less than 24 hours until the first pitch of the nationals season. the players may be a little bit
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they say character is what you do when no one is watching. david trone banned the box so people who've paid their debt to society could have a chance. and fought so hard for criminal justice reform, they named a center after him. and because education was his way out david offered it free to employees. and over 14 years ago began offering them partner benefits. evening the playing field has always been david's mission. in congress it'll be his job. it's not how you run, it's how you live. i'm david trone and i approve this message. >> announcer: this is the xfinity sports desk. if we could get your sports cast to match up with her forecast, we would all be on the same page. but right now we're talking about 40 degree temperatures and baseball season. >> they don't match. the cold winds and baseball, not
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but hey, back when spring training got under way for the nationals, it was their outfielder who told the media that no one in the nationals organization would be happy until the club brought home a world series title. tomorrow, that quest starts in atlanta. no matter how old or young you are as a player, there's always something special about opening day. >> it's one of the best days. when that starts to get old or when you don't get excited to come out on opening day, i think you need to reconsider. >> i've never really gotten nervous to play baseball. i don't know, i'm always excited. i always wanted the ball, to get the opportunity to play. it's more anxiousness to get out there than goosebumps. >> what color are his eyes again? >> brown and blue. >> there we go. brown and blue. let's go to
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39 degree temperatures but nonetheless, it did not stop leriano, ten strikeouts in six shutout innings. the first rbi in the major league baseball season goes to a pitcher. pirates win, final 4-1. nationals/braves gets under way tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. as the baseball season gets started, the wizards season is slowing come to an end. they desperately need to win four if not all of their west coast road trip. they're three and a half games back with five to play. blake griffin, first game for him since christmas. he's been out with that broken hand. he also played with a torn quad here. looked just fine on this play. the alley p
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griffin finished the game with six points. third quarter, the wizards playing their way back in it. the crosscourt pass, junior buries the three-pointer. wizards within three. later in the game, chris paul jump shot there. wizards kept this a close game. john knocking down the three to get the wizards within three under a minute to play. chris paul was all about the point guard for the clippers today, knocked down the three corner right there. he scored 27 points, the game high. also distinguished out 12 assists. the clippers beat the wizards, final score 114-109. >> thank you, sir. stay with us. we'll be right back
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that extra layer before heading out, a group of guys stripped down despite the chill in the air. yes, a group of sumo wrestlers. a group of people came out to see them in shaw neighborhood. they showed exercise techniques before actually going into the wrestling. organizers say they did it to celebrate cherry blossom season. on that note, thank you so much for joining us. jason pugh is next. have great one, everybody.a
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