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he says that now has to change. only a few days left for a thrift 14shop dedicated to helpg those with mental illness. it will officially close on april 23rd. it's the national alliance for mental illness which is in charge of the store. the last day to toe natudonate shop is friday. amazon is expanding its pay with amazon service. pay with amazon already works at some separate online stores, but this could add a whole lot more. in "news 4 your health" now, drugs used to lower cholesterol and reduce heart disease may have serious side effects. 25 million americans take the drugs known as statins. some people say side texts are too painful. for many years health experts thought these complaints might be
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head. >> for the first time that muscle intolerance to statins is a real problem affecting a significant portion of patients. >> there may be some relief, it's not cheap, though, two drugs with fewer side effects have been approved by the fda, but they will set you back about $14,000 a year. developing right now at 5:00 achl, a chase that started in maryland ends in the district. i'm eun yang pmg t. the video just in and what we're learning about the police involved when we check in with the live desk. and it's decision day for voters in wisconsin, but are the republican and democratic frontrunners in trouble? the crucial vote that starts in just a matter of hours. and i'm melissa mollett, first 4 traffic center talking about a problem headed out of the district. we'll tell you what you will have to deal with
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first we're off to a cold start this morning. take a live look outside of union station where the wind is blowing the flag. looks like it picked up. >> let's get right to storm item 4 meteorologist chuck bell. >> it's been a free-fall of temperatures since about 5:00 yesterday afternoon. yesterday 5:00 p.m., 74 degrees. windchill right now just 12 hours later, 24 gldegrees. so feels 50 degrees colder now than just 12 hours ago. another hard freeze tonight and no warmth for a while. current windchill now 17 in hagerstown. 19 in frederick. only 20 degrees in prince george's county. occasional snowflakes to be found out there, but nothing will stick to the ground. the next 24 hours will all be cold. 35 this morning with chills in the 20s. 46 at 5:00 this afternoon and
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tomorrow morning. we'll detail how long the cold will last coming up a little later. now it's traffic time. northbound foxhall road near reservoir, could be shut down for some time. we have a large tree across the roadway blocking all northbound lanes. one southbound lane is the only thing that is open. you can take mcarthur instead. i'll be tweeting about this so you can follow that today. 295 fo 5 north at benning, two lanes getting by. h pohick road now open. beltway at braddock looking good. i'm angie goff at the live desk with new information on that breaking story we've been following that actually began in maryland but ended here in d.c. take a look at the new video we got in. d.c. police now confirming officers were involved in an overnight chase that ended with this crash in northeast d.c.
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car that appeared to be one that they were looking for in connection to a violent crime in montgomery county. now, the driver they say would not stop, led them on a chase and finally crashed into a poll right here on minnesota avenue and benning road. we know benning road was shut down for a short time. the driver and passenger, though, in custody right now. we're told more details are to come. that's the latest from the live desk. aaron, back to you. flags will fly at half-staff today across virginia as family and friends say good-bye to virginia state trooper chad dermyer. funeral services for the father of two get under way this morning at 11:00 in hampton. last night colleagues and friends paid their respects at a visitation. trooper dermyer was killed last thursday at the richmond greyhound bus station after an encounter with a gunman. his fellow officers shot and killed that gunman. happening today, the irs headquarters in downtown washington will remain closed this morning after a fire, but
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return. the irs has told workers to work remotely after a transformer fire yesterday afternoon. the building on constitution avenue is now without power after a fire broke out in the basement. the irs says this will not impact tax return processing because that happens at other facilities. all other area offices are open today. a traffic alert in d.c. today for you as ddot works to find out whether the bridges you drive on every day are safe. starting at 10:00 a.m., crews will close a left lane on the north side of connecticut avenue, those northbound lanes that run over rock creek. crews will also inspect the overpass over rock creek parkway and cathedral avenue northwest. coming up, molette green will let us know exactly what crews are looking for in these inspections. to decision 2016 now, where polling places this wisconsin open in just about two hours. there are 42 republican delegates available,
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today wisconsin voters could give victories to bernie sanders and ted cruz. those wins could hurt frontrunners donald trump and hillary clinton. more importantly, though, today's primary will tell us whether cruz and sanders can cut into the front of frontrunners delegate cut and if the forces hoping to stop donald trump could notch a big win. >> this is not a conservative candidate, is this is a clown car and the rhetoric does not work in a state like wisconsin. >> on the other side, today's primary will not tell us whether cruz really has the momentum p. preliminary analysts say it won't doom trump's chances of winning the most delegates overall. same thing among democrats, a sanders win in wisconsin could hurt clinton's campaign,
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do serious damage, he would have to do well in new york. the sanders campaign acknowledged to the "new york times" what it's calling early missteps saying the campaign failed doingto be aggressively challenge clinton from the beginning. d.c. mayor bow ser's staff is getting outside help to find out whether the new shelters are worth the cost. bowser'sed a plain strags strags posted an ad for a firm to analyze the $660 million plan to close the d.c. general shelter and open seven shelters across the district. the d.c. council is expected to vote on the shelter plan in two week. but that vote may be delayed. and neighbors living near rfk stadium ward 7 say they don't want another stadium. last fight's community meeting held by event d.c. was to come up with ideas for what to do with the campus. events d.c. is considering a new home for the redskins, an area
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for the wizards and caps or a concert hall. many neighbors say they want to be a place that families can enjoy. >> i'm not as big a fan of having a stadium there, but some type of facility where you could involve people in sports if a different way would be great. >> it really needs to have a presence. >> other options include a park, an indoor track complex and a community pool. the next community meeting on the issue will be in three months. d.c. is celebrating the birth of a fourth baby eagle. liberty and justice now have two eaglets at the d.c. police academy in southeast. is this a live look at the nest for you. and then there are the two baby eagles that hatched at the national arboretum last month. they still need names. >> justice, liberty, very patriotic. >> you can help name the eagles on twitter, instagra
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#d.c. eagle cam and #name the nestlings. so names will be announced on april 26. if you want to be a part of that effort, hit the hash tag. >> can't just call them bill or mary. >> john. that is a presidential name. >> there you go. get ready for a cold and blustery morning. temperatures in the 30s in most places right now. not even factoring in the much withes. chuck bell and tom kierein are working for you to get you out the door. what you need to know about your commuter forecast at 5:11. we have a lot of apps on our phone, but one that can help spot a concussion? the program you may want to down load if your kids play sports. for the championship! >> i mean, come on, down to the buzzer. what a finish. how villanova pulled out a win last night and the local athlete
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three seconds. gives it to jenkins. for the championship! >> a fairy tale buzzer beater win for villanova over north carolina. what a photo finish and that is thanks to kris jenkins. josh hart had 12 points to help the team hoist up that trophy. locals making a name for themselves. nate britt is there upper harl bo marlboro, as well. his brother is kris jenkins, so the celebration stays in the family. i mean, you couldn't have asked for a better finish to a men's championship game. crazy. >> unless you had a bracket that said something else. but who had a bracket left, right?
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i think there were some people who may have had villanova and north carolina, but very few people pickedville though have a to win the whole thing. so congrats. let's head outside now. tom kierein mass has an update e forecast. >> it's winter in april here out on the weather deck. you can hear the birds going make it stop, make it stop. the wind is blowing, the windchills are down in to the 20s right now around the region. winds gusting to around 30 miles an hour. your commuter forecast, chilly and breezy. we'll be into the mid-40s by later this morning. and then by the afternoon hours, we'll have some sunshine out. and that is the wrong one, that's the one from yesterday. i'll blame chuck bell for that. now let's check on a new crash with melissa. brand new crash 4 at brooks drive headed inbound on pennsylvania avenue, crash on the right side of the roadway. the problem before that is at dowerhouse road with
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car. so two different things popping up there. 295 fort at benning, we still have the two right lanes getting by that accident here this morning. northbound foxhall near reservoir, again the northbound lanes shut down. one southbound lane is open. this is because of a downed tree. your alternate, you'll want to take macarthur boulevard instead. 270 at west montgomery, you are rolling along just fine. we'll take a big look at the beltway coming up. > >> reporter: there could be a trip in your get along oig. why bridge work may mean closing a
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towards woodbridge. this is in the northbound lanes 1700 block of foxhall road. we know that it is closed because of the tree. one southbound lane is blocked, as well. northbound lanes now shut down because of the downed tree. we'll keep you posted. today ddot will begin conducting bridge inspections in wards one, two and three. take a look at the map. the first of the work will begin at 10:00 a.m. molette green is live with the issue of safety when it comes to bridges around our area. molette, what's going on sf. >> reporter: we're on connecticut avenue over rock creek. the fame husband taft bridge with the lions that we rough. this is where d document widot e
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they will be looking for signs of wear and tear, corrosion. this particular bridge built in 1897. we've seen the scathing reports about area bridges crumbling, needing even to be repaired or replaced p and the costs in the tens of millions. soaring as time goes by. our local bridges among 70,000 nationwide that are rated structurally deficient. so these safety inspections are necessary on thursday, these inspections move towards 6 and 8 along south capitol street. that's the latest live. back for you. all these hearts that are broken, help me father, we ask lord that you would touch us right now, lord. >> dozens of people gathered at brandon park in leesburg last night to remember christina fisher, the mother of three was shot and killed on saturday in her home. fisher was allegedly killed by derrick lewis, an ex-boyfriend and father of
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children. court records show fisher obtained two protective orders to keep lewis away from her and her children, but police say he came to her home and shot and killed her. her teenage daughter was at home during the shooting. she called 911. denise wats is fisher's cousin and shenandoays she tried to he get away. >> i found out from christina's abuse probably about two years ago. p so i brought the police to her, i told federal agents about her, we all tried to help her. but she said he would change. >> there were also prayers last might for lewis' two sons, they're now left without a mother and a father who could go to prison for life if convicted. 5:21. the ntsb says the amtrak train that derailed was following the speed limit. it hit a backhoe on the tracks going 106 miles an hour. the
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the backhoe brat operator and t supervisor were killed p. the brakes were put on about five second before the crash. more than 30 passengers were hurt. the ntsb plans to entinterview workers today to find out why the construction equipment was left on the tracks. news to keep your children healthy especially if they play any kind of sport. not everyone has access to a twraner, but there is a new app out there to help identify concussions, track them and call help if you have to. it's called the stac concussion app, the people who helped make it say they wanted parents to feel comfortable sending their kids back out on the field. >> a lot of responsibility on coaches and parents to know the signs address symptoms, report, try and determine whether someone should go back to play. >> the app includes a list of concussion symptoms. you can check and rank based on how serious they are, and can also track the symptoms over time. 36 chilly degrees oue
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morning. >> we have to keep saying it out loud that it is this indeed spring, isn't it chuck bell? >> it sure is. says april right there. but you would never believe to step out the door compared to just 12 hours ago. temperatures have just will you please eithered. got a new picture in on my twitter feed of snowflakes covering a car in winchester, virginia. i'll have that for you in ten minutes. 24 hour temperature change is dramatic enough. 20 to 30 degrees colder than 24 hours ago. but when you figure in that the real warm part of the day was only 12 hours ago, the 12 hour temperature change is what is really dramatic. current windchills, yeah, it was 74 yesterday. windchill now, 23. so an apparent 50 degree feels like drop over the last 12 hours. win chester, virginia out here, just september me that great picture. i'll show in you a few minutes. but light snow showers not cold enough to make it stick to the ground,t
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elevated surfaces like the hood of your car, maybe a handrail or something like that. in addition to the cold now, it will stay cold, chilly today and another freeze warning comes up for tonight into tomorrow morning. and we may have another potential for a freeze saturday and sunday morning. so protect those cold sensitive plants. likely several hours below freezing tomorrow morning. the wind will not be as much of an issue, but result of a clear sky an a light wind, actual temperatures may be lower tomorrow morning than they are now. i'm forecasting 29 in leesburg tomorrow morning, 28 in martinsburg, 28 in manassas. 35 inside the urban heat island. here is the way today is looking. occasional passing snowflakes this morning, temperatures mid-30s. windy and chilly to cold all day long today with high temperatures only in the mid to upper 40s. and then cold again for tonight into early tomorrow. here is tomorrow's hour by hour. a hard freeze in the suburbs, closer to 32 or 3ow
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little bit of a southerly breeze kicks in and as a result we'll be back up into at least the 50s. keep in mind average high now is 64. so even that is about ten degrees colder than average. next chance for rain to come into the picture, here is future weather at 5:00 a.m. on your thursday morning. so it looks like thursday morning will get off to a wet start. heaviest rain likely late morning to about lunchtime. but occasional showers will linger on into the afternoon commute on your thursday, as well. here is your seven day forecast then, 40s today, a freeze likely in the suburbs tonight. 50s tomorrow. rain on your turhursday, cloudy and chilly friday, and both day this is weekend will be cold with freezes possible saturday and sunday mornings. >> when will it be 80 degrees? >> may 15th. >> okay. taking a big look at the beltway, you can see inner loop and outer loop moving quite nicely. 95 at mine road, also looking good here this morning. northbound foxhall, weow
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scene. tree across the roadway, so still shut down near reservoir. one southbound lane is open. might want to think about macarthur instead. 295 north at benning, two right lanes getting by that crash. d.c. man's death has been ruled a homicide and it may be the district's first of 2016. officers found sheldon gordy dead inside an apartment back in january. he died from blunt force trauma and compression to the neck. no arrests have been made. it is an incredible turnaround for a 14-year-old girl who was pronounced dead after a mass shooting. michigan police say uber driver jason dalton killed six people on the night of february 20th. an about a gail was shot in the head and nearly two months later, she is up and walking. doctors initially declared her dead after the kalamazoo
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everybody everyone squeezing her mother's hand that night. an about a gail's parents say she keeps surprising them with her progress. >> i'd say sprinting. she's walking faster than he me now and all i can do is think to myself i hate to be selfish, but i'm so glad she has the will power to fight like she did. >> >> part of her skull still needs to be reconstructed. for the first time since his death, friends and classmates of davonte washington will head back to school in prince george's county. what they can expect when they return. and here is a live look outside, where the flag is blowing in the wind right there. seems like the wind has picked up. it's also feeling extra cold. bundle up. chuck bell has four things
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know about your forecast. hate to burst your bubble, why part of the r
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a lot of it van tod vandalized. eun, aaron, back to you. good morning. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron bill crisgilch. let's get right to chuck bell. i've been tracking snowflakes on storm team 4 radar all morning. enthough it's not cold enough to get it to stick to the ground, they're real all right. take a check. folks in winchester, virginia septembnt me this great picture c snow on the roof of your car. not sticking to the road because we were after all in the 70s yesterday. the ground nice and warm. but we are all suffering from some weather whiplash around here. stay on the sunny side of the street today. it will be an apparent about a ten degree feels like improvement. another freeze likely tonight and the freg
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to last into the weekend. we're only in the low to mid-30s now. highs today only in the mid to upper 40s. on the up side, plenty of sunshine. so again walking on the sunny side of the street will make all the difference coming up later on today. >> i'll keep that in mind. taking a look at two problems in prince george's county, 4 inbound at dowerhouse road, disabled car blocking the road and 4 inbound at brooks drive, we have a new crash there on the right side of the roadway. northbound foxhall near reservoir, northbound lanes still closed because of a downed tree we showed you. one southbound lane open. your alternate, take macarthur instead. it could be a while before it's cleared up. 66 and #90, no big problems. 295 at benning, two lanes getting by the crash. today will be a somber first day back from spring break for largo high school students. their classmate s
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waiting for a train with his mother and sisters at the deanwood metro station. the school will release balloons in his honor this week and it plans for a permanent tribute in the works. 17-year-old maurice bellamy is charged with washington's murder. today two republican senators will meet with merrick garland. senator susan collins and jeanne shaheen will become some of the few gop law makers to consider garland publicly. president obama nominated him to replace late justice kscalia. senate leadership says it won't believe to come to a vote because they believe the next supreme court justice should be nominated by the next president. a bill to overhaul police standards is in trouble. it would make big changes to the state law enforcement officers bill of rights. it was rejected by some senators who represent baltimore city. according to the "baltimore sun," the issue is whether civilians should be allowed to
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the house approved a version that did not perform civilian voting members. baltimore senators want that changed, though. with less than a week until the end of the general assembly session, that measure will now head back to committee. prosecutors want a police officer charged in the death much freddie xwgray to testify against a fellow officer. they want officer gar rick miller to testify at the trial of edward nero. both were involved in gray's initial arrest. both have pleaded not guilty. nero's trial set to begin next month and miller's trial in july. gray died from spine and neck injuries he got in the back of a police van. a reminder to not leave personal information inside your car. this warning after one montgomery man learned a tough lesson when his identity was stolen. montgomery county police are
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say went on a buying spree on someone else's credit card. they say the name and credit card information was stolen from paperwork left in a car in bethesda. this happened in january. they say the men opened the credit cards at lowes and home depot and spent $17,000. >> he didn't have the cards nor did he open up these accounts. they're buying kitchen appliances, flooring, various building supplies. >> police say the victim did not find out until months after the money was spent. if you have seen these men or know anything about the case, call montgomery county police. 5:35 now. the new leader of d.c. troubled psychiatric facility has stepped down. "washington post" reports james kyle resigned after only a month on the job. mayor muriel bowser's pick received scrutiny over his resume, his he had includes a school not recognized in the u.s. and he had only a decad
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health care experience. your next trip on i-70 through western maryland could go a bit faster. the speed limit increased from 65 to 70 miles per hour on two stretches yesterday. one between route 29 in howard county and route 144 in frederick county, the other session runs from route 108 in frederick county to the pennsylvania line. no word on when the redskins training bubble in ashburn will be up again. the team says it has to replace the bubble after it collapsed this january snow. with three feet of snow on top of the bubble, it pretty much just popped. the redskins had said that they would rein-flait flate it, but damage is worse than they thought, so they have to get a new one. a plane pulls up to the gate and the emergency slide shoots out. the startling video coming into the newsroom of the scene and why the flight attendant is in trouble for activating the slide. looking live outside the studios this morning where the winds are really
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again today. will you need to bundle up the kids fo
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attendant opened the emergency room, ib flanflated the slide a slid out. this happened in houston. they don't know why she did it, but she is for longer working on any flights anymore. no surprise there. making a statement? >> something. coming up on 5:41 now on this tuesday morning. tom kierein is out on the storm team 4 weather deck for us this morning. it's cold, tom. >> out here in tenleytown, when you can see your breath this april, you know it is cold. here comes the wind again. it's gusting to around 30 miles per hour. the sky's cleared out, i can see jupiter and saturn and mars in the southern sky. school day forecast at the bus stop, we'll stay in the low to mid-30s with windchills just near 20. recess, cold. temperatures in the low 40s by early to midafternoon. and by mid to late afternoon in the upper 40s. so dress accordingly. you'll need a winter coat, scarf
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tuesday morning. dress for winter in april. now melissa, how are the roads? right now overall things looking pretty good here. you can see 295 north at benning, we have all lanes open there. so that is no problem now. red line though single tracking good farragut north and gathering place because of a disabled work unit. roads looking pretty good like i said. as far as travel times, 270 south from germantown to the spur, 11 minutes. taking a look at 66 and 95, both there on time. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm. it is a case that grabbed the nation's attention. now an accused rapist is back on trial for the second time. how his attorneys hope for use the fact that he was drunk as a defense. metro says somebody will have to pay up to help the struggling rail
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i'm angie goff at the live desk with new information on a breaking story we've been following out of northeast. police telling us this serious car crash began last night after 10:00 when armed suspects car cracked a person in silver spring, maryland.victim was not hurt, but then police spotted the vehicle they believed was connected to that violent crime, that resulted in a pursuit of the car. the driver did not stop and it ended with the car crashing in to a pole on minnesota avenue at benning road. we know two people, the driver and passenger of that car were taken into custody and are being questioned. more as we get it. and again we have the red line single tracking between farragut north and gallery place because of a disabled work unit. could be slow for folks on the red line s
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there is white stuff coming out of the sky this morning. light snow showers now from winchester to blue month down towards middleburg and marshall. if you get a picture of a snowflake, sent to me @chuckbell4. it's april, but you look at the windchills back here, doesn't feel like it. you and the kids will need a winter coat today. kristin wright live at the slug line this woodbridge. the pose, that's how you know it's cold. shoulders up. >> reporter: yes, welcome to april i guess. i really could do the live shot just me standing here looking cold. that's how cold it is. we knew the one place we would definitely find some pretty cold people would be the woodbridge slug line because they have to stand out in the cold and just wait. so i had to call our weather guys to find out exactly how cold it is in woodbridge this rn
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the stats if you will. 34 degrees in woodbridge this morning on april the 5th. 25 for the windchill. winds gusting 30 miles an hour this morning. listen here to how cold people are this morning in woodbridge. >> mentally, just focusing on staying warm. >> is it working? >> it's working. >> what do you think about this? it's april 5th. >> yes, and i don't like it. >> reporter: and i made a big mistake this morning. forgot my hat. to got high hat sglnchsmy hat! i'm about to put by hood up. >> i love how you can't even see their faces. >> kristin, get back in the truck. the federal government could announce today whether it will seek the death penalty against
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shooter dylann roof. a hearing is set for therishion. jo joey meek also charged with withholding information. a church maintenance worker holds a suspect at gun point until police arrive. >> do not move. >> wow. tampa police got to the church here pretty quickly and arrested the man you see. he was wearing black up on the steps. officers believe he kicked in the door of that church, the glass doors earlier that evening. the church's maintenance man was fixing the doors when that man in black came back and that's when the church worker pulled out his gun. he says he has a permit for the weapon and carries it for protection. the suspect is now charged with a felony. it is 5:48. two states are raising the minimum wage. first california where governor jerry brown signed legislation to bring the minimum wage to $15
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in new york, governor andrew cuomo also signed a law yesterday to raise the minimum wage this the city. businesses in the city must pay workers $15 an hour by 2018 while suburban shops have until 2021 to make the change. across new york state, minimum wage is going up to 12 ch$12.50. washington, d.c. could be next. a judge says supporters of a $15 minimum wage can you've forward with move forward to put the effort on the ballot. if they get 25,000 signatures by july, it will be on the balance l ballot in november. concerns at a 911 call center in d.c., mark segraves tells us house the building experiences one issue after another. >> reporter: i'm at the district 911 call center where late saturday night due to the high winds, this facility lost power and
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do done dance cities, they didn't work either and then the backup generators failed to kick in forcing evacuation to a backup site across town. today they're still trying to figure out what went wrong and how to prevent it from ever happening again. but the good news, they never lost connectivity with the 911 calls and no dispatches were missed as a result. 5:50. top aides to mayor bowser are looking at whether the newly proposed homeless shelters are worth the post. bowser's administration posted an ad for a firm to analyze the $660 million plan to place seven shelters across the district. mayor bowser had defended her plan to close the d.c. general shelter and open the new shelters. many neighbors have brought up concerns about the proposed location. the d.c. council is expected to vote in about two week. the
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neighbors made their voices heard about what they would like to see done with rfk stadium in ward 7. events d.c. is considering several plans including a new home for the redskins and an area for the wizards and caps or a concert hall. many neighbors say they want it to be a place that will revitalize the neighborhood that all families can enjoy. >> not as big a fan of having a stadium there, but some type of facility where you could involve people in sports in a different way would be really great. >> it really needs to have a presence. >> other options include a park, indoor track complex, and a community pool. the next community meeting on the issue will be in three months. d.c. has another new baby eagle. that brings the total up to four. liberty and justice for you have two eaglets at the d.c. police academy in southeast. you're looking at a live picture of the nest. and then will are the two baby eagles that hatched at the
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national arboretum last month. right now d.c. 2 and d.c. 3. >> parents are the president and first lady. >> and they need real names. you can get on twitter, instragram, facebook, use #d.c. eagle cam or #name the nestlings. and american eagle foundation will name the two on april 26. so watch out for that. >> and there have been some fun submissions. let's turn to chuck bell telling us to bundle up this morning. >> i got good news for you guys. tom and i have been talking about this, the crescent moon is coming up and tom is the as tronner in chief here and he says under ideal conditions, the full moon can aed as much as one tenth of one degree to the temperature. >> wow. >> so this is worth 0.05 degrees just by getting
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>> could you ha you could have kept that. sunrise still an hour away. current winds gusting out there. anywhere between 15 and 30-mile-per-hour wind gusts currently. that has the windchills down in the teens and 20s. 19 the windchill in frederick and gaithersburg, 23 the windchill in washington, 25 the windchill in fredericksburg. in addition to the wind, and the cold, we actually do have light snow not sticking to the grounds, but i have seen pictures on my twitter feed of snowflakes on the roof of cars out there in the winchester area. if you get a picture on your car, send to me @chuckbell4 and i'll share it. freeze warnings again for tonight into tomorrow morning. it will not be as windy, but it will be every bit as cold, so cold sensitive plants will need to be covered up, says pshl lit s p the suburbs an shenandoah valley. so by this time tomorrow morning, most everybody especially north and west of
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upper 20s. ta today we should get temperatures back into the mid to upper 40s. 15 degrees or so colder than average. hour by hour, passing snowflakes here early this morning. temperatures low to mid-30s. mid-40s by noon and mid to upper 40s for highs today, quick peek at the "7-day forecast" here, 40s today, 50s tomorrow after that extra cold start. rain showers likely on thursday. that's opening day for the nationals. could have some rain delays for that game. and another shot of still colder air comes in just in time for the weekend. if you have an outdoor wedding planned this weekend, you may need to find a way to heat your outdoor space. here is melissa now with traffic. right now red line as far as those delays go, they have dissipated. no longer single tracking between farragut north and gallery place. si
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single tracking. dowerhouse road, disabled car still at 4. and 4 at blook brooks drive, a . authority bound foxhall, fear reservoir, one lane open. take macarthur instead. gr a former college football player on trial accused of choreographing a group rape inside a dorm room. prosecutors claim brandon vandenberg and three others raped a 21-year-old female student at vandenberg university in 2013. the defense claims he was too drunk to know what he was doing. the prosecutors say he assaulted the victim. vanderbilt place were looking at surveillance video of nearby vandalism when prosecutors say they found proof. >> they say mr. vandenberg and mr. banks carrying this unconscious woman. sf sfl
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inappropriate pictures of the girl before she was taken into her room. this is the second trial for the case. vandenberg and another man were found guilty in 2014, but a mistrial was declared because a juror did not disclose that he was a rape victim. good morning. i'm susan li at cnbc. sprint now offering customers access to amazon prime for an extra $11 a month. so now you can use your data plan to stream video, music and get two day shipping. and you can also get access to the kindle owners lending library, unlimited photo storage and lightning deals. with your morning business report, i'm susan li. 5:56 now. metro's general manager will update montgomery county lawmakers this afternoon about the system's future. just yesterday, adam tuss talked one-on-one with metro's board chair jack evans. evans says a mon
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of any metrorail line is highly unlikely. also he doesn't want riders to pay more to fix the struggling system. he says it will be up to the local and federal governments to help in the future. >> i'm not interested now in congress or anyone saying we're waiting for you to get your house in order. we got our house in order. we have the best people now in charge. now we need you to step up and support us in getting this done. >> evans says the region cannot be a afraid to make tough division decision about metro. right now i'm tracking a developing story, this one out of fairfax county after a woman is attacked overnight along richmond highway. she was stabbed. what police are telling us about the crime and more on how the victim is doing. >> also ahead, we're working to help you avoid getting stuck in traffic. the road blocks you could encounter in the hours ahead as ddot works to make sure the bridges you use every day are safe.
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the work in the hours ahead that could cause backups around bridges like this one. give it is to jenkins. >> look at that, it's the story you will be talking about at the office is to jenkins. >> look at that, it's the story you will be talking about at the office today. a prince george's county kid is the hero of the college basketball world after this amazing shot. but first your out the door forecast with chuck bell. 74 yesterday afternoon and windchill now 19 degrees. all your easter bonnets need to be put away, get out your scarf and hats and there aare snowflakes through parts of tretred rick county,


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