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leaders in ithaca, new york including the city's mayor are pushing for similar programs. >> we're proposing an entirely new approach to the war on drug, one based on public about health instead of criminal justice. >> others here in the u.s. want detox centers first arguing basic treatment is missing in small communities. stay with us. "news 4 today" continues right now at 5:00 a.m. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm angie goff in for aaron this morning. so glad that could you join us. we know chuck bell is tracking the forecast over the next 24 hours. >> let's find out what kind of weather we'll have. hoping for a warm-up. it's been really weird, hot, cold, windy. >> the roller coaster continues. we'll go on the way up this morning and the afternoon and then another big drop in temperatures tonight. freeze warnings posted tonight into tomorrow morning. rain chances, as well. not much out there this morning. so if you le
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the office friday, you will be fine, but you'll need it later today. 32 in frederick, maryland, but 53 in fredericksburg. so temperatures all over the place this morning. next 24 hours, 30s, 40s, 50s this morning, up near 70, but rain chances 80%. and cold, cold, cold tomorrow. windchills down into the teens and 20s by tomorrow morning. we are not done with the feel of winter just yet. i'll show you the hometown lows coming up in ten minutes. it's traffic time. the update the on st. mary's. still have a lclosure at pi point at drayden. all lanes blocked because of that crash investigation. could happening around for a good bit of the morning. beltway at river road, inner loop and outer loop, moving just fine here this morning. no worries on the beltway. same thing 66 at compton road, you can see a police officer pulled over there in the middle of the roadway. not sur what is going on there, but it seems like everything is open and just fine. right now 95 in rg
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quantico to the beltway, it will take you 18 minutes to get from quantico to the beltway. i'll be back in ten minutes. developing right now, a scary photo from a very serious crash. take a look. several children were hurt in this pileup on i-270. >> we first brought you this story as breaking news last night. five cars were involved in this crash. in total a dozen people were hurt. eight were taken to the hospital and they should all be okay. the crash happened on north boud bound 270 in clarksburg. it's still reopened. the medical examiner will conduct autopsies for the two amtrak workers killed in this week's train crash. amtrak train 89 was traveling from new york city to savannah. it hit a backhoe killing the backhoe operator and a supervisor. meanwhile investigators are trying to figure out why the equipment was on the track. the data
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footage will be brought to washington so the ntsb can review the material. amtrak says it is running on a normal monday schedule right now, but there could be some delays following the crash yesterday. there was a lot of contusion among passengers at union station. we spoke with one commuter who said her train left a couple hours late. other commuters said workers in the station were not helpful and rude. at the time of 9 the crash, accept crew members and 341 passengers were on board. >> i banged by knee and now there is a bruise and a knot on it. >> 35 passengers on the train were hurt, although none seriously. coming up, derrick ward will be live at union station to let us know whether trains are running on time this morning. visitation services will be held in hampton, virginia today for a fallen state police trooper. you may remember trooper chad dermyer died in the
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last thursday. state police say deer mire approached a man during a training exercise at a bus saying in richmond and that is when the man shot him multiple times. police later shot and killed the suspect. a former social media ceo accused of murder is closer to finding out his sentence. hearing starts today for min wynn. he led no contest. prosecutors say wynn broke into denise and cory's home and shot cory because he was jealous. a no contest plea has the same consequences as a guilty plea without admitting any wrong doing. a bill could be introduced as early as today that could have a big impact on sex abuse and sexual offense trials in maryland. the bill would allow a defendant's previous sex conviction or charges to be used during trial. the measure could have a hard time getting passedbe
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statehouse. today we'll get a better picture of what the future of rfk stadium could look like. events d.c. is unveiling several concept plans for the 190 acre armory campus which is in southeast washington. so far district officials have only suggested that the stadium have what they call recreational facilities and anchor facilities. >> i want to see a multiuse site. so i want to able to continue the mission that at least requires to have 130rhave sport entertainment. we can accommodate an nfl stadium, we will be able to accommodate soccer feemds for the adjacent neighborhoods. >> some community members are not happy one of those anchor facilities could be a new stadium for the redskins saying they want more green space, not a place to play football. 5:06. to decision 2016. tomorrow voters in wisconsin weigh in on the race and
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show bernie sanders and ted cruz leading their respective races. suggesting wisconsin voters may go against the frontrunners. senator sanders is also gaping on hillary clinton's double digit lead in new york. yesterday we learned there will be another democratic debate before april 19 primary. something the clinton campaign resisted for weeks. >> i'm confident we will. our campaigns are trying to reach an agreement about that. we've offered dates. >> in the republican race, donald trump is hoping to recover after what he himself called not his finest week. senator cruz is asking voters to reject trump after the frontrunner's comments on abortion and nato. >> nominating donald trump would be a train wreck. and that's not fair to train wrecks. >> senator cruz and trump may be working together to keep ohio governor john kasich from the republican convention this
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more on that when edward lawrence joins us later. meanwhile bernie sanders could be on the d.c. primary ballot after all. as soon as tomorrow, d.c. council could hold an emergency vote to include his name despite a mistake by local election officials. you might remember news 4 broke the story on twitter last week. sanders' name wasn't on the ballot after the d.c. democratic party submitted his registration paperwork late. we are starting to get really excited for baseball season. a few teams kicked it off this weekend, but nats play their first game today. matt scherzer will get it all started for us. >> i've never really gotten thef nerve to us play. i'm always excited. i always relish the opportunity to get there and play. >> the nats play in atlanta at 4:00 this afternoon. home opener for us is thursday.
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and i will be there live with all the changes and what to expect. >> that will be an awesome assignment. and they're saying right now that resale tickets cost $1500 for thursday's game. >> that is a lot of money. go nats. if you're just heading out this morning, expect to face some wind on your way in on work. that's not all, whether or not you will need the wipers on your morning drive, that's at 5:11. and the wind has a lot of people in our rimg egion cleanip today. a look at some of the damage and as well as a narrow escape some folks made. and a mile phone, almost two week after the terror attac inks
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open after last month's terror attacks. it is not running at 100% and the main terminal is still closed. but a temporary departure hall is open. as you can imagine, there is a lot of extra security in place today. more than 30 people died when isis terrorists bombed the brussels subway and the airport. one of today's flights is going to new york. the time is 5:12. only a couple days in to april and chuck saying it's colder than march. >> this is ridiculous. we're sick of puffy coats. >> i wish i could give you better news, but check out these temperatures. by tomorrow morning, freeze warnings are posted and most areas will be at or below freezing especially along and to the west of i-95. upper 20s by tomorrow morning in northern maryland. upper 20s to near 30 across much of northern virginia. downtown right by the potomac and right along the bay, temperatures may be just barely above the freezing mark. but it will be windy and cold. for today on your way out the door, grab the
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for showers rolling in between 3:00 and 5:00 this afternoon. so your commute dry to start, but kind of wet on the way home. temperatures mostly in the 40s this morning. we'll be in the mid to upper 60s today ahead of the rain chance and then again bitter cold by tomorrow morning. you'll need a scarf, gloves, all that stuff. it's winter in april. here's melissa. >> i'm not a big fan of that, but i come walk in almost every day with puffy coat and fwlufs sometimes. 270 at old hundred road, everything rolling just fine here this morning. taking a look now at 66, inbound from fairfax county parkway to the beltway, 8 minutes. so nothing in your way there. looking pretty good there. 66 east of compton road, a live picture for you there. 95, northbound you're fine. southbound a little slowdown after woodbridge. not sure what is going on. nothing reported there. could be some late clearing road work that they did not put into the system. we'll take a look at prince george's county coming up.
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planning to use amtrak today. delays could y you could face a deadly derailment p gla and another professional athlete in trouble with the law. the former 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, donna edwards said 'no' she's fighting to ban assault weapons and putting the safety of our communities first. because to democrat donna edwards, the special interests aren't special. we are. women vote! is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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amtrak says it's returning to normal monday morning service following this weekend's deadly train crash. two workers died when a train hit a backhoe near philadelphia yesterday morning. >> there could be big delays this morning for xhcommuters th rely on that northeast corridor as workers attempt to repair the tracks. we want to get straight out to derrick ward live at union station with what all of this means. >> reporter: from what we can see this morning, trains are indeed running on time after the accident yesterday caused confusion and delays here at union station and all along the
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restore service to normal by this morning and it appears that that has indeed happened. it was 8:00 a.m. yesterday morning when a southbound train running between new york and savannah struck a piece of construction equipment, a backhoe, outside philadelphia. 15 miles outside philadelphia in che chester, p.a. 30 passengers were taken to hospitals with injuries and two workers were killed. things are going as planned and the investigation is as well. as a matter of fact, it's happening not too far from here at l'enfant plaza, headquarters of the national transportation safety board. >> as of now, we have recovered the event data recorder. the forward facing video. and the inward facing video from the locomotive to send to our laboratory in washington, d.c. >> reporter: and we understand that the two people killed were both amtrak employees. one apparently was the operator of the backhoe that was struck, thhe
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live at union station, derrick ward, news 4. take wasn't the only deadly amtrak crash this weekend. one person is dead after a crash in northern illinois. take a look at what is left of this car. the driver went around the crossing gates and was hit by the drive. the driver died. none of the passengers on board the train were hurt. the train washington traveling from dhchicago to california. happening right now, evacuations at newark airport because of a fire. we're told the fire broke out around 1:00 this morning in a boiler room in one of the terminals about 200 people had to be moved out of the terminal. but then the fire started back up again. there was a lot of smoke. terminal still had to be evacuated as of just a little while ago. that second fire when it rekindled was brought under control. but still evacuations there. we
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result of the fire and evacuations. >> wild winds caused major damage across the area this weekend. houses and cars took a beegt. take a look at this video here. one man in bethesda was knocked out of his bed by falling debris after a huge tree came crashing through his roof. another woman spent most of the day trapped in her house after a tree fell on to a utility pole. the tree was so massive that she had to speak with us by phone. >> i've always hated the tulipa that is there and now thank god for it because i believe that has kept the poplar from crashing through all those wires. >> you can see her there behind the tree. at one point on sunday the winds were up to 60 miles an hour. the time 5:20. the deadly accident involving a fairfax county police cruiser may have been because of bad weather and poor lighting. this happened along
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street in alexandria saturday night. police say an officer hit jeffrey aguilar when aguilar stepped out into the street. we're told the officer had a green light and the officer's dash cam actually recorded the crash. police have not identified the officer, but say that that officer has been with the department for two years. tonight we are going to have an ncaa men's basketball championship game. villanova and north carolina have made to the final game. villanova took their spot in a record setting 44 point win over oklahoma. sorry, chuck. and the tar heels beat out syracuse to the can it is may of many people in this room. now the only question is whether it will be the tar heels or the wildcats to come out on top. >> a lot of people picking their favorites. should be a good game. if you're position buildi t family pet, the
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is moving all the animals to a shelter in northwest. the other shelter is run by the washington animal rescue league which just merged with the humane society. the groups say the new shelter will give animals space. so if you're thinking about adopting a pet, check it out. time to get a check on your weather. it looks like we will need to keep the coats close for quite some time. gli thought we were done with all that, but chuck bell says not so fast. >> not so fast. mother nature pulling the warm weather rug right out from under thooet us again as freeze warnings up for tonight. a chance of another freeze coming up on wednesday morning. and perhaps even another freeze as we head towards the weekend. so a very cold start to the month of april after a beauty of a day on friday when we made 83. now we're talking about freeze warnings. this one is for tonight going into tomorrow morning. a froz advist advisory in south maryland and northern neck. everyone else under the freeze warning.
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arou down away the 30 degree mark and windchills will be flirting with the teens and low 20s. northbound, that is snow new york city, much of southern new england. for us, we don't need to worry about snow. we'll be in the upper 60s to near 70 today ahead of the cold front. the front will bring a rain dhaps in on us. already a couple of showers in northern maryland out toward the panhandle of west virginia. not all that much of an impact here early this morning, but rain chances increase with time during the day today. so umbrella ready for sure. 32 this morning in frederick, maryland. 36 in leesburg. a milder 50 in annapolis. so plan on more clouds. it will be breezy to windy again take. southwest wind today get us up near 70. a howling wind are drive temperatures back down to near freezing by tomorrow morning. here is the timing on future weather. by about 3:00 this
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frederick and loudoun county, that rain chance comes right into the heart of the city between about 4:00 and 6:00. so just in time for the ride home from work this afternoon into early this evening is when raine weather. so showers likely this evening and down right windy and cold by tomorrow. the rest of the work and school week, a windy and cold day tomorrow. temperatures only near 50. then as we head toward the weekend, another chance for rain on opening day. and the weekend looks cold, probably another freeze on saturday morning. saturday's highs only in the 40s. sunday a little better back up to near 60 degrees. a lot of troubles in southern maryland this morning. how are the roads? prince george's county overall is fine, but again southern maryland, st. mary's county, piney point road at drayden, we still have all lanes blocked because of that crash investigation. so a reminder for you there. beltway at
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good inner loop and outer loop for us this morning. taking a look at 270, slow as you're headed southbound just for a couple of miles. pretty normal for a monday morning. going to take you about 30 minutes to get all the way down to the spur. northbound are you nice and clear. 66 and 95 overall don't see any major issues there. we'll take a live look at 270 coming up. a victim and a suspect in a stabbing are both recovering this morning. arlington police say one stabbed the other along four mile run bike path late saturday night. police say the people were drinking together and started fighting. both needed medical treatment. they were taken to separate hospitals. investigators are frytrying figure out why an suv slammed into the side of a church in southeast washington. no one was hurt in the vehicle or inside the church, but you can clearly see the damage done. the suv was towed away from the true gospel tabernacle
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church along wheeler road. this happened yesterday afternoon. no word on whether the driver will face any charges. you're an officer? >> no, no, i'm great. i'm great. >> that is former baltimore ravens and san francisco 49ers quarterback troy smith being arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. police say the 31-year-old was pulled over in ohio over the weekend for missing his front license plate and swerving between lanes. officers say smith failed a sobriety test and also had a marijuana cigar in the car. smith spent four seasons in the nfl before being released in 2013. the fda is being sued over its recent approval of genetically engineered salmon. a dozen groups have filed suit if an effort to block the move. they're worried the salmon will be able to escape and breed with wild fish.
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to be farmed in land based tanks in panama and canada. new treatment is promising drunker looking skin. my ears are perked up. it's called micro needles facial and medical he is take tesch h stands say it if as less than an hour. >> it's an trk, it starts regrowth of collagen and elastin. >> they start by cleaning your face and lathering on some hydrating products and then they use special pen to make little bricks. wonder if it hurts. experts say patients can often barely feel it. >> like acupuncture maybe. >> that looks like it felt good. well, one week -- >> reporter: a fight leads to a triple stabbing at this
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washington. i'm molette green, we're on the scene with details next. and one week after a major hack, are hospitals in our area black up and running? what medstar health patients can expect. and looking live across the district, pretty out there. but pretty cold, too. when the warm-up will return.
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news on a stabbing the a restaurant and lounge. three people are in the hospital from the incident. is th this is on cady drive in that's where he with find molette green. >> reporter: police wrapped up their investigation here at the scene a short while ago. right now no motive or suspect information. but prince george's county police tell us three men including a security guard on duty here at this restaurant and lounge called martini's suffered stab wounds to the upper part of their body. they found them here at about 2:00 a.m. when police got to the scene. right now we know that there was some sort of altercation, a fight that broke out here. it spilled outside, so this was a combination of an incident that happened on the inside and the outside. working to find out more about what happened, but again, those victims t
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are expected to survive their injuries. that is the latest live here from the scene at cady drive. back to you. and good morning. i'm eun yang. >> i'm angie goff in for aaron. the time is 5:32. probably a good idea to keep the umbrella close at hand today. >> let's check in with chuck bell for a look at your forecast. >> good morning, everybody. monday off to a quiet enough start. a little bit breezy out there. a couple sflink kells northern frederick county, maryland. northern washington county, as well. those are drifting away. we're all dry here in the immediate metro area, but you'll want the umbrella later today. one of the things you'll need to know, you will need your umbrella. rain on the way. we have freeze warnings posted for tonight, a chance for several freezes this week, not just the one. where did all the warmth go? on your way out the door, grab the umbrella, back to
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win wind breakers. today will be the warmest. recess only gets a c. could be a spotty shower. but again tonight into tomorrow morning, it's puffy coats and gloves. windchills, we're talking about windchills in this april now down near 20 degrees by tomorrow morning. crazy cold. >> back to the long sleeves and turtleneck dresses. >> no sun dlresses this week. 95 at prince william parkway, report of an accident they say it is off to the right shoulder, but i am starting to see a little bit of a slowdown through that area. 66 inbound from fairfax county parkway to the beltway, still on time there. don't have any worries. average speed with 59 miles per hour. outbound looking good. live picture 270 at montrose road, no major worries.
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piney point at drayden road, all lanes blocked because of that crash investigation. travel times for you in ten minutes. i'm kristin wright at the live desk. we want to take you to duke university to a student sit-in, a small group of students occupying the president's office since friday. they want three administrators fired including one accused of using a lrra racial 14rurslur. and also asking that the university pay $15 minimum wage for all workers. they could face charges of trespass and academic punishment. more when we get it. 5:34. one of the biggest leaks of financial data in history shows how everyone from world leaders to celebrities are keeping their money offshore and evading taxes. the international consortium of investigative journalists headed
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the so-called panama papers oig include horn 11.5 million leaked documents from the files of a pan mama based law foreign named know sack fonseka. it's one of the largest creator of shell companies. the documents were obtained illegally, but they denny wrong doing. maryland state police say alcohol may have contributed to a deadly crash in chevy chase. this car drove off the beltway off-ramp at connecticut avenue early sunday morning. the car came crashing down on to kensington parkway. the trichdriver jose torez was n from the car and killed. >> a man is in jail this morning accused of killing the mother of his two children in leesburg. police say derrick lewis violated a protective order when he went to a home saturday night. they say he argued with his ex-girlfriend christina fisher and then shot her. fisher's 15-yeld
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lewis was arrested in middleburg and charged with murder and violating a protective order. today you can donate blood to help local heros. the prince william county police department is hosting a blood drive in honor of its fallen and wounded officers. a similar drive was held last month. officers david mcequip and jesse hempen were injured in the shooting that also killed officer ashley guindon. the blood drive is happening in manassas on freedom center boulevard. it will take place from 10:00 this morning until 6:00 p.m. tonight. the nation is now wrestling with a new epidemic. the prescription pain killer and heroin addiction. soon montgomery county offices will be better equipped to help people who may overdose on opioids. tonight officers will learn how to use narcan, a drug that counters the fegeffects of thos drugs. the training is at the public safety building. there sh n
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problems today with the computer system at any medstar health facility. the health system says it's restored the computers that physicians use to access medical records. last week the entire system was hacked, staff had to use paper records. the baltimore sun reports the hackers 2k3457bded t glanded th equivalent of more than $18,000 in digital currency in can dhapg for keys to regain access to the data. >> in california, police are hoping to find the owner of a dog that likes just a little bit of danger. take a look. that little chihuahua there on the highway, teek off across the oakland san francisco bay bridge yesterday. police chased it, they captured it, tweeted the whom or dele or. it's still not clear who the dog belongs to. if no one comes forward, it will be put up for adoption.
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show. >> this became a twitter sensation, people asking if the dog was ticketed. and they said no, just a verbal warning. >> you have to follow the tweet. it's funny. well, it looks pretty clear right now, but should you put an umbrella in the kid's backpack? chuck bell will let us know. and we are monitoring the latest after that deadly derailment of an amtrak train just outside of philadelphia. live report on the
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time for weather and fractrc on the 1st. winter seems to want to hang on. >> i thought that all the march madness was supposed to be over by now. it carried into this month. >> and march madness my sooners took it on the chin. >> ouch. >> i'm talking about the weather, though. >> oh, the weather. right. it's in the chilly 40s in moth areas this morning. a nice rise in temperatures today. gusty south to southwesterly wind will bring temperatures near 70 this afternoon, but rain likely between about 4:00 and 6:00. so have your umbrella ready to go. highs today, 70 in leesburg, 71
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culpeper. pretty good chance for rain today and more chances coming on thursday, and of course that is opening day. now and update on the southern matt maryland crash. road closures expected to last through the morning commute. piney point road at drayden, again all lanes blocked because of that crash investigation. as far as travel times go in the metro area, overall looking quite good here. 270 south germantown to the spur, 11 minutes. top of the beltway, 9 minutes on the upper loop. 66 to the beltway will take you 9 minutes and quantico to the beltway, you're on time at 25. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. it is 5:42. costs of the future purple line are rising and now local communities want to know what it means for them. montgomery county officials will meet this afternoon to talk about the proposed light rail that would stem from bethesda to
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the county was told four major projects related to the purple line are expected to cost nearly $14 million more than first planned. it is a new push to get ohio governor john kasich out of the race and the names behind the alleged move may or may not surprise you. and gunned down in front of her own daughter. now police say the man who pulled the trigger is in prison. s ere officer
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just in, two people arrested on suspicion of terrorism. police arresting a man at gatwick airport about 30 miles from london. he was detained before getting on the plane. police saying there was never a arriving to passeng risk to passengers. they also
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police are searching two locations in birmingham in the uk related to these two arrests. #. it's a little on the chilly side this morning and there are raindrop this is yos in your fu. we'll time it out and look at how many mornings this week we may actually be at or below freezing. coming up at 5:51. brand new red line delays to shady grove, this just popped up here. an investigation happening at farragut authority. also a closure in spart. mary's. piney point at drayden, all lanes closed. sdwr investigators are trying to figure out why equipment was sitting in the middle of train cracks eventually causing a deadly crash. two amtrak workers were killed when a train hit a backhoe they're philadelphia yesterday morning. amtrak train 89 was traveling from new york to savannah, georgia when it crashed this
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che in chester, pennsylvania. let's go live to monique braxton in delaware county. >> reporter: good morning. in the past couple of hour, we've watched activity here along the tracks just outside philadelphia. we have seen three amtrak trains come by. two heading southbound, one heading northbound. we've also seen a local regional train come by and we've been watching repair work country. the d rail train is very hard to see, but it has been moved north on the tracks. the goal is to move it into 30 street station which is the philadelphia amtrak station. another goal is to lessen disruptions in the morning commute. >> we would like to offer our con did dom lenses ole lemgss t of the deceased. >> reporter: two people were killed and 35 injured
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amtrak slammed into a backhoe sunday morning. the held examiner plans to release the identities of the workers after the autopsies today. but the national transportation safety board official has confirmed one of the deceased was the operator of the equipment. new york senator chuck schumer says the other person killed was a supervisor. we're also learning they were both amtrak veterans with decades of service. so what happened here? what caused the train carrying 348 crew members and peoples to collide with the backhoe? we posed though questions to the investigator. >> as part of our investigation, we will be looking at the track structure and the work performed at the time of the accident. as of now we have recovered the event g data forward and video from the
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investigator also tells us that data roerd has baepts september to its laboratory in washington. they also hope to answer questions along the lines of how fast the train was going in this location. this has been the second time this year since a congressman from philadelphia has responded to the scene of a derailment. in the next hour, you will hear from him. live for now, monique brax tton. back to you. a possible victory in the fight against isis. the syrian government reports they captured another isis controlled town in the central part of the country. sources say government forces have control of most of carioton but haven't taken over just yet. russian air strikes helped cover troops. the advance came a week after syrian forces recaptured palmyra. now to pakistan, hundreds of people here
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people who died in a terror attack on easter day. you may remember 29 children died. pakistani affiliate of the taliban claimed responsibility for last sunday's suicide bombing at a crowded park in lahore. back now to coverage of 2016. wisconsin voters go to the polls tomorrow tomorrow. plus a new effort to push john kasich out of the republican convention in july. edward lawrence is live on capitol hill. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump saying yesterday that john kasich should get out of the race. polls in wisconsin are very close. the latest poll came out sunday shows senator ted cruz beating donald trump at the moment, 43% to 37%. governor john kasich coming about thin third. bernie sanders has a two point lead over hillary clinton. the candidates most of them were across the state of wisconsin yesterday trying to get voters to convince them to
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diner before going back to the issues during his latest town hall. trump says that he has a surprise for voters today and that he's the only candidate who could make good deals and break the gridlock in washington, d.c. the republican winning the polls at the moment, senator ted cruz, says donald trump nominating donald trump would put hillary clinton in the white house. the democrats hillary clinton held es in new york, that primary coming fun two week. so bernie sanders in wisconsin set his sights on trump. sanders says he's the only within with who could win a general election for the democrats. it's a final push by the candidates to try to get the 42 republican delegates and the 96 democratic delegates in their corner. reports live in washington, on capitol hill, edward lawrence. back to you, eun. the time is 5:52. people are trying to plant their
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garden. >> we feel for you. >> have you planted your flowers yet? >> no, but it's hurting. >> she's a smart cookie. she knew better than to plant those flowers so early because we're not quite past the chance for freezes. it's a little late in the year, but not entirely out of the question. freeze warnings are posted for tonight going into tuesday morning. we're likely to have another chance of a freeze wednesday morning and perhaps again on saturday morning. so a very cold week coming. temperatures tonight generally dropping below freezing for several hours. so protect your cold sensitive plants. windchills for people who actually have to be outside tomorrow morning will be down near 20. here is tomorrow morning's weighing j wake-up temperatures. 34 downtown and waldorf, so plenty cold. this morning we're mostly in the 40s and 50s. a couple sprinkles along the maryland/pennsylvania border. steadier rain across
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pennsylvania. that is the told frocold front our direction. future weather here in just a second. temperature-wise, mostly in the 40s now. sun up just before 7:00 this morning. showers becoming likely after lunchtime and best chance for rain probably going to be between 4:00 and 6:00 here in the metro. breezy southerly winds today. soak it in while you can because it will be they're 70 today and we'll be back down near freezing by tomorrow morning. so that is a 40 to 45 degree drop from this afternoon in to tomorrow morning. here is future weather to show you the tyiming. 3:30, 5:30, the rain all the way down to waldorf. 69 today, windy and cold tomorrow. unfortunately opening day for the nationals comes up on thursday against miami marlins. looks like that game will be rain challenged, as well. another cold start to the weekend. breaking news right now on
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delays headed to shady grove because of an earlier police investigation. they say it the farragut north. no word on how long the delays might be hanging around for us this morning. eastbound southeast/southwest freeway at potomac park, right side blocked by an accident. you can take a look and see 66 inbound just before the roosevelt bridge, we have the left side blocked by a disabled car. doesn't really seem to be slowing things too much. 95 at prince william parkway, northbound a crash on the shoulder. and bad sdweaccident pipney poid drayd drayden. one lane okay. backlash continues over a controversial law in north carolina. it bans transgender people from choosing bathrooms that align with their gender identity. top executives are calling for a repeal
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federal government is also increasing. including pressure from d.c.'s mayor muriel bowser. she has banned all government related travel to the state. >> we don't want to invest our city dollars in places that are going to discriminate against our people. >> nbc news has confirmed a government-wide review is now under way to consider whether to cut billions this federal funding to north carolina. governor mccory insists the law is about safety. good monday morning. i'm susan li at cnbc. if you're hoping to explore virtual world from your living room, you will have to wait. the facebook oculus unit says a part shortage is slowing deliveries of its new headsets which went on sale for $599 last week. the device has been getting mixed reviews for both its high cost and also potential for discomfort.
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oculus is telling customers that it will pay for the shipping costs. with your cnbc morning business report, i'm susan li. abby wambach was charged with dui in portland, oregon after police say she ran a red light. the two time olympic gold medalist failed sobriety tests and a blet tereath test. she posted a note saying she let herself and others down. >> a developing story, you're looking live at union station where amtrak says trains will be rolling again today after that deadly accident along the northeast corridor. however passengers could still deal with some setbacks. the delays we're seeing this morning here in the d.c. area coming up next.
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good morning. i'm chuck bell. we're tracking raindrops and a huge drop in temperatures coming our way. freeze warnings are posted. i'll let you know how many mornings this week you may have to cover p p your sense difference plants. a live look at union station this morning where we're watching delays on amtrak after the deadly accident along the northeast corridor. plus travel
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resuming in brussels in the wake of the terrorist attacks. we'll show you when flights to d.c. could return. but first, here is chuck bell with your out the door forecast. and he says don't forget that umbrella. >> that's right. don't forget it, there is not a whole lot of rain out there just yet, but rain most likely in the metro between 4:00 and 6:00 this afternoon. so be umbrella ready. temperatures are in the 30s in northern maryland, but near 50 from washington southbound into southern maryland and northern neglect. so the next 24 hours, feeling almost like summer kind of sort of for one day. this will be the only day this week that is anywhere near mild, though. 40s this morning, becomes they're 70 this afternoon, but 80% chance of rain today. the rain ends before midnight as the cold front blasts by and we'll be near the freezing mark tomorrow morning with windchills in the teens and low 20s. it will be bitter cold tomorrow. we may have another freeze threat not just tuesday morning, t

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