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wisconsin are sure attracting a lot of attention. including from wisconsin voters. >> long lines and long waits. the turnout in wisconsin could break a record so democrat bernie sanders is happy. >> if people come out to vote in large numbers, i think we're going to do very, very well. >> even a huge win by sanders can't erase hillary clinton's big lead in delegates, she's moved on to new york on "the view" joking she's grown a thick skin. >> anybody who is interested, i have great cream for it. >> yes, she said, donald trump insults women, but also minorities. >> it's not only women and we who should be concerned, it's everybody because of the way he conducts himself. >> in wisconsin, trump is frustrated. polls find three-quarters of women voters see him negatively. >> nobody respects women more than i do. >> why aren't they getting that message? >> because i get a very unfair press. >> trump is not assuming a win
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well. the people of wisconsin are amazing, they want to see strong borders, they want their jobs to stay here. >> ted cruz claiming today starts his run to a first ballot nomination hits talk radio. >> it will have national repercussions, not just for the 42 delegates at stake here in wisconsin, but i believe it's going to powerfully impact the states to come. >> cruz agrees, with trump. the john kasich, who has given up in wisconsin should drop out. but he refuses. >> kasich dreams of winning the nomination, after a divided disputed stymied and deadlocked dwengs. which is why trump and cruz also agree that convention rules ought to block kasich from being the nominee. i'm steve handelsman, news4. thank you, steve. for complete coverage and analysis, be sure to watch news4 at 11:00. you can get the latest results throughout the evening on our website or on the nbc washington
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app. bernie sanders' name will be on the ballot in d.c. sanders was in jeopardy of being left off the ballot because of a clerical error. as mark segraves reports, the council voted to fix that today. but not everybody was in agreement. mark? >> yeah, good evening jim. while the council was quick to approve sanders for the ballot, two d.c. council members did not vote in favor of it. both for very different reasons. >> the ayes have it unanimously. >> while technically it was a unanimous vote two council members were not among the yes votes, council member vincent orange voted present rather than yes or no. before the vote at a meeting he questioned whether the council should be interfering in party politics. and put some of the blame on senator sanders. >> in this particular case, the bernie sanders campaign did not put people on the streets in the district of columbia to collect signatures. they decided to pay
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so this is where we find ourselves today. >> the sanders campaign followed all the rules. and paid a $2500 fee to appear on the ballot rather than collecting investigates. hillary clinton did both. but the democratic party did not file the paperwork on behalf of the candidates until the day after the deadline according to the board of elections. council member anita bonds recused herself from today's vote because she also serves as the chairman of the democratic state party. >> you think mr. sanders should be on the ballot? >> i think that anyone who is and wants to run for president and follows the guidelines as prescribed should be, yes. i have no problem with that. >> now because this is legislation it has to be approved by the mayor. d.c. mayor muriel bowser, who is supporting hillary clinton in the primary tells me that she will sign this legislation
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reporting live from the d.c. council, mark segraves, news4. and right now talking about those cold temperatures around the region today. highs where they should be in the month of february. not the month of april. take a look at numbers outside now, even with sunshine this is the highest we've been all day at 46 degrees. 46 as well in richmond and 44 towards hagerstown. only 41 towards ocean city. freeze warning in effect for everybody in purple. that's just about everybody watching. very cold night tonight for sure. the wind or the temperatures down below freezing once again. so a very cold start to the day tomorrow. so continued cold, coming up in a couple of minutes, we're going to talk about the nationals forecast. we have the home opener coming up on thursday, but there's a good chance of rain on thursday. i'll break down the hour-by-hour forecast and show you which time has the best chance for the rain. and a cold weekend, that's right, the cold weather returns just in time for the weekend. i've got the four-day, the seven-day forecast as well
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we have breaking news now. in the past 15 minutes, the irs announced that its headquarters on constitution avenue will be closed for the rest of the week. th decision comes after a fire in the basement there yesterday. a spokesperson says the fire damaged the air handling system and crews are working to repair it before the building reopens. employee who is can telework, are expected to do so. and a reminder this is not going to give you more time to do your taxes. returns are not processed at the irs headquarters. life in prison is the sentence for the social media mogul who murdered his ex-wife's new husband in loudoun county. prosecutors told the court that minh nguyen was fuelled by an obsessive rage when he burst into the victim's home, firing his gun. bureau chief julie carey joins us live from leesburg where she just spoke with the killer's daughter.
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julie? >> well right after, right before the sentence was imposed, the killer, minh nguyen, broke down crying, sobbing, telling the judge he takes the blame for the murder. but the judge told him he fears nguyen may still be a danger to the victim's family. and so he imposed a sentence well beyond the recommended guidelines. tears shed by the victim's family and friends, replaced by hugs and smiles after the sentencing. from the time denise mattison arrived at her town home last year to find her husband corey mattison mortally wounded she called him her hero. when minh nguyen burst into the house shooting and hitting him four times. he led the shooter out the door. >> he knew what he was doing, he was taking the danger and luring it away from us, there's no question in my mind. >> prosecutors told the judge they came to the same conclusion about mattison's actions that tragic night. say nguyen was fuelled by an obsessive rage o
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2015. after he learned his ex-wife's new husband was caring for his kids, he fired the first shot even before he got into the house. then after shooting mattison, he jumped on top of him, punching the dying man. nguyen's family urged the judge to show mercy. pointing to his struggles with mental illness. but the judge decided denise mattison and her kids shouldn't have to fear nguyen any longer. >> there's no victory here. am i able to now say to my children, when they ask, are they going to continue to be in danger? can i now give them that promise? i can. but even that doesn't make me feel good inside about that. >> mattie is the oldest of denise and the defendant's three children she took the witness stand and testified for the prosecution. she has changed her last name to mattison and now considers the victim her father. >> i did my best and i wanted to honor corey, my dad, any way possible. and i wanted to don
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could be safe. >> the youngest mattison, baby corey, born eight months after her father's death. denise tells me the little girl has already been given a book that tells her father's heroic story. back to you in the studio, jim. >> julie carey, thanks. three people from florida have been arrested at tyson's corner center. they're accusing of running a shoplifting ring. security workers at lord & taylor store called police after they saw the suspects in the store last month. fairfax county police say they found $76,000 worth of stolen items in the suspects' car. they're also accused of having tools to remove security sensors from the merchandise. according to a 2011 news report, a florida woman with the same name as one of the suspects was arrested at a mall in the boston area, in that case, she was accused of stealing items from a bloomingdale's
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than $90,000 worth of merchandise in her car. back then. a new report suggests the hacking at medstar health systems may have been easily preventible. the hackers broke into a computer server that had a known vulnerability. a person familiar with the investigation told the nbc washington app that hackers exploited a well-known design flaw on the medstar health network. urgent public warnings about the flaw began at least nine years ago. the fix is as simple as installing an available update. medstar says it continuously applies patches to fix vulnerabilities in their software. when we have issues with metro most of the time it has to do with the trains. but today a big problem involved new technology that is supposed to tell you when the bus will show up. it stopped working for some time. and that left riders frustrated and guessing. transportation reporter adam tuss has been following this story. he's joining us now from the weal
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adam? >> that's right, jim. this is a particularly bad time for this system to go down. because it had just started working and some said it replaced a system that was working just fine in the first place. regardless, metro says it wants to hear your concerns and will get back to you with a quick response. figuring out the bus schedule with technology, that can be a gamble. >> you would say 10, 15 minutes, but well, let knee get 20 minutes just to make sure. >> others need a little more help with technology. >> you don't even have a phone. >> no, don't carry a phone. >> how do you know when the next bus is coming? >> i come over here and see what the sign says on the wall. >> things have gotten more technical. today metro's new bus service prediction arrival service, called bus eta went down. leading to a host of angry tweets. some saying they had to wait with the kids in the cold. others calling the new system terrible. and another tweet saying the system is woefully inaccurate. metro sent us a statement saying
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for about an hour, until bandwidth was increased at the third-party host. normal functioning since then. if you have an issue with the service, send it to feedback@wamata.com. or send to to bus info. this service just replaced old next bus system which was often criticized. and riders say the entire system needs to function better. >> it comes 10, 15 minutes late and then they drive like they're on a sunday drive. >> metro says the new bus eta platform drills down to give you specific information including how many stops away the next bus is. and for a system that's trying to win riders back, convenience matters. now again bussa eat is up and running, the information is suppose to be updated every 30 seconds. adam tuss, news4. a man found dead in a house fire. police s
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homicide is on the case. that story, coming up. a new effort to change a neighborhood by shutting down a handful of local strip clubs. political scandal intensifies, tonight the secret ecordings thatr
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a deadly townhouse fir
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death investigation. tonight we're learning new details about a man found dead in the basement unit. that fire broke out along windjammer way in gaithersburg last weekend. news4's pat collins is there with reaction from one of the victim's friends. pat? >> doreen, they say he had some health problems. that he had trouble walking. and in many ways they say he was vulnerable. friends worried about him. >> do you think there might be some foul play involved here? >> i thought it might be a slight possibility. >> you were worried for steve? >> i was concerned about his well-being. >> that's lynn corn, she suspects something's wrong here. she says she's known the victim for nearly 20 years the victim, steven scalabrin was a jeweler by trade. he made these pieces for lynn corn. she says over the years he had problems with drug ab
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that recently, he had turned his life around. >> so what do you make of this whole thing? >> i don't know. i'm still, you know -- at a loss for words because it's unbelievable, i had just spoke ton him as i said, two days earlier. and i was real pleased with him that he had cleaned his life up. >> 63-year-old steven scalabrin found dead in the basement of this townhouse in gaithersburg. found dead after an intense fire here last week. atf, montgomery county police and fire investigators all over the scene today. looking for clues and evidence. looking into the possibility that foul play may be involved. >> we don't have a causef death at this time. what we are, what we are saying is this is a suspicious death. and we're investigating it as a homicide. >> i think there's more to be known here? >> i wonr.
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things. >> more to be known. more questions to be answered. the investigation continues on. jim, back to you. >> pat collins, thanks. another busy day on capitol hill. for merrick garland. he met with a number of senators to talk about his nomination to the supreme court. his talk with senator susan collins of maine marked only his second meeting with a republican senator. afterwards, collins told reporters she is more convinced than ever that republican leaders should move forward with nomination hearings on garland's nomination. garland also met today with republican senator john bozeman, he's from arkansas, but that meeting was behind closed doors. the terror attacks in brussels are prompting a new push to protect americans from terror attacks by increasing security at airports and other transportation hubs. today homeland security secretary jeh johnson
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democratic senators highlighted some changes they would like to see. they want to increase the number of specialized security teams at transit areas. they also want to shore up security in so-called soft target areas. and they want to donate security screening equipment to foreign airports. >> we're focused on transit hubs generally. rail, bus, air, we have to be concerned about the security of the american people at public gatherings, public places. >> secretary jeh johnson says u.s. officials do not have any specific and credible intelligence about a plot like the one in brussels last month. you may remember this video. passengers pinning down david diaz after he charged the cockpit of a united flight that had just taken off from dulles last year. today diaz was sentenced to nine months in prison. during the flight he was heard screaming jihad and saying there was something in the belly of
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his lawyer said diaz struggles with mental illness and alcoh alcoholi alcoholism. the governor of alabama called impeachment effort against him in his words political grandstanding. state lawmakers took steps today to remove robert bentley from office. his leadership has been in question since the public learned of his alleged affair with a long-time aide while he was married. nbc's jay gray has our report. >> after months of speculation and weeks of growing controversy, this afternoon lawmakers in alabama began the formal process of impeachment against governor robert bentley. >> we believe there's enough probable cause to warrant asking the state senate to try this case and if guilty, remove the governor from office. >> bentley is accused of having an affair with his senior political adviser, rebecca mason. who has denied the relationship and stepped away from her job last week. as public out
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to be the governor talking on the phone with his alleged mistress. bentley is adamantly denied having quote a physical affair with mason and said he won't leave office, releasing a written statement this afternoon that reads in part there are no grounds for impeachment and i will vigorously defend myself and my administration from this political attack. but opponents say he can no longer effectively do his job. >> it's about the competence of him to fill this position, to lead us in this state. to stand before our legislative body and tell us the truth. >> bentley's credibility now being questioned in alabama's state house. jay gray, nbc news. new clues in the deadly amtrak crash. what the train operator did seconds beforehand trying to avoid the accident. and a final good-bye for virginia state trooper who was ambushed at a bus station.
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vance, i know you say bring it but i don't think anybody wanted this to be brought. >> bring it in february, but not in april. >> take it away. that's what we're saying now. >> you mentioned february, today's high temperature was around 46 degrees, that is the average high temperature for this time in the moh of february. two months ago. two months from now, our average high temperature will be in the 70s. won't that be nice. take a look outside today, everybody bundled up, you needed the coat, the hat, even the hoods out across the area, the scarves, too, it was a chilly afternoon this was video from downtown washington earlier this afternoon where the winds continue to blow upwards of 10-20 miles per hour. creating wind chills in the 30s all day. the winds starting to die a little bit. but we still have a wind out of the north at 12 miles per hour. a temperature of 46 degrees, abundant sunshine. we have seen the sun. but it hasn't helped. only 43 in gaithersburg, 45 culpepper a
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much to talk about, no rain, no snow and we're going to stay dry over the next 24 hours. the rain moves in on thursday, we'll talk about the thursday forecast in a minute. kind of an important day around here. satellite and radar showing clear skies from maine towards florida. the cold front that came through way off the coast, you can see it clearly defined here. next system is way back to the west. we won't see our next chance of rain until thursday. but we've got plenty of sunshine today, plenty of sunshine tomorrow and clear skies tonight. that will allow things to cool. if you're taking the kids to the bus stop tomorrow morning, 7:00, 8:00, cold, 32 degrees, wind chills in the 20s. even with the sunshine it will still be chilly. here's the best part of tomorrow, between 3:00 and 4:00, the winds relax a little bit. with all the sunshine we get up to the mid 50s. so we're looking at a nice afternoon for mid march. talking about mid april across the region now. so high temperatures tomorrow, 53 in rt
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we'll call it cool tomorrow. not as cold as today. what about thursday? of course that's the nats home opener. that game at 4:00. here's thursday morning on future weather, timing out the rain. here comes the rain in here thursday morning, around 9:00 a.m., just about everybody seeing rain. maybe even a couple rumbles of thunder. by 11:00, this moves quickly through the region. what that means for us, by around 1:00, 2:00, it's out of here. if you're heading down to the nationals park, it's looking good for the 4:00 game. the hour-by-hour forecast. a lot of you head down early for the home opener, look for rain around noon, 58 degrees. rain ending by 2:00. a temperature of 60 andite now nice for the first pitch coming in around 62 degrees, looking good fr the game on thursday night hopefully we pull out a win. next couple of days, 56 tomorrow, 62 on thursday, as the cold front comes through, the cold front sweeps through and the cold air moves back in. 52 on frida
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to upper 40s on saturday. could even see a rain or snowshower on saturday afternoon, too. so the cold air, not quite done with us just yet. i've got the seven-day forecast for you. and no i was going to say warmer weather on tap, but there's not. >> we can wait then. >> thank you, doug. the science synthetic drugs, what the d.c. government is doing to stay a step ahead of offenders. prince george's county is going after strip clubs, demanding that 12 of them be closed by this friday. i'm tracee wilkins, coming up on
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a local pastor stabbed, who was seen running from the home after the attack. the new action just take ton keep synthetic drugs off the streets. a final good-bye to a state trooper killed in the line of duty. and a local organization offering a safe place for victims of domestic violence. >> you have a safe place to lay your head down, that's half the battle. a restaurant and club in maryland has been closed because of public safety concerns. three men were stabbed at place called martini's, in fort wahi
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yesterday morning. prince george's county police say a man named phillip harrington stabbed two men during a fight. a security guard also was stabbed while trying to break up the fight. all three victims are expected to be okay. harrington is facing charges of assault. new at 6:00, a dozen strip clubs in prince george's county are being forced to close their doors. it comes after a year-long battle between the county and the businesses. bureau chief tracee wilkins is in fairmont heights with details and reaction from the neighbors. tracee? >> doreen, the ebony end dance club is one of the clubs that has been told it has until friday to close its doors. >> we're right here. it's right here. >> for years, brian lived less than a block from irving's in capital heights, a strip club licensed as a banquet hall. >> it was just -- a lot of unnecessary people coming
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>> last friday, that venue now operating under another name, ordered to cease and desist by court order, along with 11 other adult entertainment clubs in prince george's county. the order was passed by the department of permits and inspections. >> the order means they have a week from last friday. >> the closings come after a year-long court battle. county officials are using violations of zoning laws to close the doors of the clubs, that some residents consider to be nuisances. >> folks who live in the neighborhoods don't want the added traffic this he don't want the noise that they generate. and they don't want that type of establishment in a community. >> county officials say the clubs need to be located in light industrial or warehouse districts only. after a year of fighting the establishments in court the county won last week. >> the courts certainly came down in favor of the county. and we are of cse
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close those types of establishments and have been trying to close those types of establishments in residential areas. >> it's a business for some. i just think it should be not in a residential area. if it has to be that, then take it somewhere else. >> according to the department of permits, some of these clubs have stopped operating as strip clubs on their own. others have gone ahead and filed to try to see if they can turn this whole thing around. they have one more appeal left. now we tried contacting the attorney who is representing 11 of these businesses that have been told to shut down. he did not return our phone calls. report be live in fairmount heights, i'm tracee wilkins. jim back to you. a final good-bye today to a virginia state trooper who was killed in the line of duty. trooper chad dermyer's final was held in hampton, virginia today. more than 4,000 law enforcement officers from all
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his family and friends. trooper dermyer was killed in a shooting at a bus station in richmond last week. he leaves behind a wife and two young children. >> he had integrity. he had fortitude. character. he was fair-minded. and lord knows, he had compassion. for other people. >> the funeral service was followed by a procession to gloucester county for a private burial. people stood along the 30-mile route to pay their respects to trooper dermyer and to honor law enforcement. now to the race for the u.s. senate in maryland. the two leading democrats are getting tougher on each other. chris van who willen is upset about what he calls an attack ad from donna edwards. as news4's chris gordon reports now the two are fighting over who is tougher on gun control. >> congressman chris van hollen accuses his chief
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the facts. >> congresswoman edwards and her campaign launched a tv ad and a radio ad designed to mislead maryland voters about my record. >> gunfire, terrifying kids at night. >> they are why i took on the nra. >> edwards says van hollen negotiated with the nra on a campaign finance bill. >> when he sat down and met with the national rifle association and their representatives who objected to the provisions requiring disclosure, by the national rifle association, then he removed the provisions, exempted the national rifle association from a campaign disclosure bill. >> van hollen says he has a long record of fighting for sensible gun control. >> starting when we worked in the maryland legislature. and led the fight to make maryland the very first state in the country to require that handguns sold have built-in safety trigger locks to prevent acd
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saved lives. >> van hollen calls the edwards' ad the first attack ad of this campaign. >> congresswoman edwards is doing this because she doesn't have her own record to run on on these important issues. >> contrasting our record and our willingness to fight for social security and medicare, i've demonstrated that over and over again. >> the battle intensifies with just three weeks to go until the maryland primary. early voting begins at the end of next week. chris gordon, news4. >> time is running out if you want to vote in the maryland primary. primary day april 26th. less than three weeks away. to vote you need to be registered by 9:00 tonight. today is also the deadline for changing party affilation. updating an address or requesting an alternate polling place. all of that can be done online. if you miss the deadline, you can still register in person at early voting centers during the week of april 14th. the d.c. government now
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nation when it comes to synthetic drugs. experts say the chemistry behind street drugs with names such as bizarro and scooby snacks, that chemistry can change so quickly the government has not been able to outlaw them fast enough. but today the d.c. council voted to outlaw any synthetic drug that shares the same kel cal class. that makes it easier for police to lock people up for distributing those drugs. virginia already has a similar law. to help parents understand and recognize these complicated and dangerous drugs, news4 i-team created a special synthetic drug website. you can check it out on our nbc washington app under investigations. next an employee for the federal prison bureau now facing serious prison time of his own. what he admits to stealing
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up to ten years. new clues about the seconds before impact investigators continuing to look for answers in a deadly amtrak crash. beautiful day today, from the inside looking out. i mean a great picture right there. but temperatures are going to crash tonight. freeze warnings continue until tomorrow morning. we'll talk more about the cold and how long it wants to stick around, next.
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despite a rare disorder. stronger is finding it earlier... and coming home sooner. stronger is seeking answers... and not giving up, until you find them. because we don't just want your kids to grow up, we want them to grow up stronger. we're learning more about how the deadly amtrak crash happened over the weekend. federal investigators aren't sure exactly why it happened. amtrak maintenance workers were fixing rail ties on tracks sunday morning. active tracks where the train approached them at 106 miles per hour. which by the way sunday the posted speed limit of 110. the train black boxes show that the engineer hit the brakes just five seconds before the train slammed into a backhoe that was
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35 passengers on the train were injured. a doctor at the scene took pictures of the carnage. >> the damage on the train was unbelievable. the window had been torn out of the side of the train and was lying across two sets of the chairs. there was metal, there's broken glass. there was plastic. it looked horrific. >> the train was headed from new york bound for savannah, georgia. it had just left philadelphia when the crash happened. federal railroad regulations require multiple safety checks to be in place when track work is under way. an employee at the d.c. headquarters of the u.s. bureau of prisons is facing a possible prison sentence of his own. brett barientos of loudoun county has pleaded guilty to a charge of theft of government property. he admitted instructing contractors to move $22,000
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offices on first street to his property in purcelville, virginia. the equipment included tvs, microwave ovens, saws, even a metal bunk bed. he's a building manager for the agency. he'll be sentenceded in jury. he faces probation or up to ten years in prison. coming up next, a local pastor stabbed. we'll report who has been charged in connection with that attack. you learn to hide the holes in the walls. you learn to cover up the bruises. >> a painful account of domestic violence, how a local
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time magazine called chris van hollen "a hero to environmentalists, education groups,
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his accomplishments as a young legislator. now a respected leader in congress and key ally of president obama, protecting planned parenthood and social security... chris van hollen is the only candidate who fought the wall street banks and the nra...and won. that's why he's endorsed by the post as the "talented successor" to senator mikulski who will "deliver results." i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message.
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a local pastor is expected to make a full recovery after he was stabbed. police say 19-year-old jonathan janney stabbed his father at a home in loudoun county yesterday. david janney is the pastor of purcelville baptist church. police officers say his son ran from the house after the attack. he was arrested a short time later. it's not clear whether jonathan janney received the injuries you see on his face during the stabbing or in another altercation. he's been charged with malicious wounding. now to the story of people who have witnessed and often experienced abuse. they're the children of domestic violence. tonight northern virginia
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how one alexandria program is working to give them a safe space. >> there's each family has their own apartment. >> lynn thomas is all about turning spaces into homes. >> now we're entering a two-bedroom transitional housing unit. many of our families stay here up to two years. >> executive director of alexandria's community lodgings, the group provided a refuge for denise and her family. this morning of two escaped an abusive husband. >> my son, he was only seven or eight. he couldn't protect himself. and here it was, i had a baby, what could the baby do to protect himself. so i had to leave. >> for two years this became her home. community lodgings providing resources for denise to find success. >> i had to relearn how to just take care of myself. because i had lost touch of that. >> a big part of this program is about creating a comm
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a real safe place. so for some of the families and their children who live in the transitional apartments, they offer several workshops, many of which are held just across the street. >> a lot of these kids come from broken families, they're coming from central america. maybe they're living with an aunt and uncle who they're just meeting for the first time. >> more than after school day care. the instructors lead an after-school curriculum. an instructional program available to every child in alexandria. >> we give them a safe environment to come to after school every afternoon. >> denise and her boys graduated from the program. her sons are consistently making honor roll and she's found success in her own career. now supporting her own family. she says it all started with finding that safe space. >> you have a safe place to put your head, lay your head down, that's half of the battle. >> in alexandria, david culver, news4. we're looking at weather now. you know what, this just ain't right. that's all it is. itot
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cold in april. we asked some of you folks how you felt about dressing for winter again. most of you say that you hated it. you're my kind of people. the question, doug, how long do we have to put up with this, man? >> the pattern is locked in place, we're going to see much more in the way of cold days than warm days, we've got a couple of warm days in the seven-day forecast. but a lot colder. the good news is i think one of the best periods we could see, what happened during the nationals home opener coming up on thursday. so at least that's some good news. you've been watching any of the baseball games, some of those up toward the north have been cold. the even planner tonight, looking good. plenty of sunshine, but yeah, once the sun goes down temperatures going to drop quickly. down to 44, next hour, 40 degrees by 9:00 and down to about 37 degrees by 11:00. the wind not as much of a factor. still a little wind chill, but it won't be as wind-chilly? does that make sense, as last night. you understand what i'm talking about. it won't be
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last night. 45 back towards dulles and leesburg. so it's on the cold side for sure. these are temperatures that we would see normally in the middle of february. storm team 4 radar nothing to show. we'll stay dry over the next 24 hours. but of course we have the rain coming on thursday. talk about that in a second. freeze warning, there it is for the entire area. once again, everybody gets below freezing tonight. if you have any sensitive vegetation, you want to make sure you bring it in, cover the plants in cloth. and take it off tomorrow morning. temperatures tonight, 27 to about 33. dress warm tomorrow morning. if you dress warm today, you had the coat on, make sure you have it on again tomorrow. here's the low temperatures, 27 in frederick, 31 towards fredericksburg and 32 in d.c. a cold night for sure. average low temperatures this time of year should nbt mid 40s. we'll be nowhere near that tonight. on thursday we get to 62 degrees, i mentioned the nationals game. 80% of rain on thursday. yes, that's true, but as we look
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the rain chances dropping during the day. rain at noon, 58 degrees, 60 with rain ending at 2:00 and by game time looking at nice weather around 62 degrees. much colder for the weekend. the saturday and sunday temperatures in the 40s, could see rain or even a snowshower or two saturday or sunday. the warmest, 64, but even that doesn't last long. guys? >> thanks, doug. coming up in sports, the hero of the national championship game grew up right here in the dmv, we caught up with his high school head coach to talk about the wild and may i say wonderful finish. >> what a moment. first, here's lester holt with a look at "nbc nightly news." >> hi, ahead for us tonight, primary night in wisconsin amid reports that behind-the-scenes turmoil in the trump campaign. we'll have more on that. plus what will mississippi's religious freedom bill signed into law today mean for
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this is the xfinity sports desk. brought to you by xfinity. your home for the most live sports. carol maloney lass decided to come back home. boy are we glad to have her back where she was yelling and hollering like all the rest of us. what a game. >> i
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that. >> like a lot of people watching. >> you couldn't go to bed. it was so exciting epic, right? >> some say the best ever. >> definitely. >> you think that shot is better than laettner? >> the whole game, i think the totality, the whole game had you on edge. and then the ending, honestly, unc, we thought they were going to tie it and go to overtime. best ever. yeah, craziest finish in tournament history. no doubt. the hero of the night a guy who calls d.c. home. even kids who weren't old enough to stay up that late are going to know this name forever. villanova arriving in philly. no stopping the campus of the school. classes were canceled so students could attend a welcome home celebration and rally at develop nova. local kid josh hart carrying the trophy. the hero of the game, there he is, kris jenkins. be like kris, one of the craziest finishes here we go. unc thought they wre
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way. marcus page, this shot, off-balance and he nails it with four seconds left. we're going to forget all about it. because soon enough all we're going to be talking about and remembering the rest of our lives, the local kid delivering on the biggest stage, kris jenkins with the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer, securing villanova's first title since '85 and lifting the entire basketball community back in d.c. his high school coach from gonzaga, steve turner, so proud, he talks about all the work he had to put in to be ready for that moment. >> i know the things that kris has done in terms of working towards that goal. and wanting to be able to have a moment like that we all talk about it as kids and trying to throw up the half-court shot and counting down and we're calling ourselves larry bird or michael jordan and here's a kid who has probably done that numerous times. and now he truly was allowed to make it han
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>> kids might be calling themselves kris jenkins soon. nine years ago today in the nhl, goalie martin brodeur set the single-season record with his 47th win for the devils. tonight the caps braden holtby with chance to tie it. this one is for holtby and company. they now how important he is to our team. he's one of the guys, obviously one of the more popular guys in the room. i think they all take pleasure if he could get it. you know obviously it will be something that his name will be attached to. in the room everybody knows that they're attached to that. >> i only found about that two games ago, i'm pretty bad for that. i'm always pretty far removed from records and things like that. you no he we all try and go at our best and for our goalies they've been standing on their heads all year for us, so when it's that close, we're all obviously going to be going hard
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puck at 7:00. before we go we want to tell but a young man by the name of ty williams, last year as a member of georgetown's football team williams suffered a devastating neck injury, breaking five bones in his neck and vertebrae. ty has made amazing progress, but still has a long way to go today he received a little help. the washington football legends raised over $20,000 to purchase rehab equipment for todd, former redskins quarterback doug williams along with our own jim vance today on hand for the presentation, the ultimate goals for williams is very clear, some day he wants to walk again. >> i'm not the type to sit and lick my wounds. i knew if i want to be upright, i want to be able to have my freedom that i had. so that's what i'm working towards. >> the same quality that made him a great football player that he was, the discipline, the commitment, the passion, those same qualities are helping him recover. it's truly a testament to
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>> in fact she should be proud of him. it was an incredible privilege to have met him a couple of weeks ago. i don't know that i've ever met anybody with more courage than narrator: all that political mail might be overwhelming. let's simplify. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader at marriott, she has a broad and deep facility with policy. emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model, to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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breaking news tonight. dramatic finish. can cruz and the stop trump movement score a big win in wisconsin this evening, and can sanders beat clinton as insiders tell nbc news of a power struggle inside the trump campaign. anti-gay uproar, this time in mississippi as the governor signs a bill that some say is about religious freedom but others say is a license to discrinate. the hunger games, the new weight loss procedure unveiled that makes your body think you're full and help you lose those pesky pounds. no surgery needed. was it the greatest ending ever? a buzzer-beater for the ages and a hero's welcome as the crowd goes wild. and the verdict from marcia clark herself on the smash hit series making millions see the trial

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