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high school student will be laid to rest. davonte washington was shot and killed on the deanwood metro station platform easter weekend. he was with his mother and two youngsters when another teen asked him a question and then shot him. a funeral is being held at the first baptist church in glenarden this morning at 11:00. students from largo will present his family with a memory wall signed by his classmates. it is 4:30. dna tied him to the crime and today he could get up to 16 years in prison. jeremiah julie pled guilty to sexually assaulting a woman in northwest washington after leaving a night club in 2002. the case was cold until anticipate of 2014 when julie was identified from a national dna database. the dna was in the sam because he was convicted in a separate carjacking case in 2011. good morning. i'm erika gonzalez at the live desk. one of the two men who
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state is still on the run. police got a good look at anthony garber at a bus station buying a ticket. he and mark adams, the man that has been captured, were not in a high security unit. we will continue to follow this, bring you any developments right here at the live desk. it's 4:31 right now. we're staying on top of breaking news in first 4 traffic. >> let's check in with melissa mollett and your first 4 traffic to find out what's going on. sdl so we'll have this rob very likely along massachusetts avenue for much of the morning. this is a fatal pedestrian crash. so mass ave shut down near thomas circle. the actual closure is at 13th street on the access road in both directions. also under the tunnel is now shut down. top of the circle is open right
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scene. as far as other situations around town, inner loop after gw parkway, two right lanes getting by some construction there. also inner loop after braddock road, right lane getting by. 270 at montrose, looking good. very different from yesterday morning when we were jammed for miles there. chuck. outside this morning, our change in seasons a little taste p springtime yesterday with an occasional severe thunderstorm. one warning yesterday morning about 11:00 a.m. and a couple more warnings yesterday evening. all that has settled down, but in the wake of our departing april, marchlike weather has returned. passing snowflakes in western maryland now and we may have a few light raindrops but snowflakes even as close by as the metro area for tomorrow. and dangerously high winds are likely again tomorrow afternoon and into tomorrow evening. april anywhere in sight? kind of sort of, but we're about five or six days away from any slight moderation in the weather.
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of raindrops near charles town, west virginia and even a few snow showers south and west of winchester. i can't wait to stop showing you this graphic. these are windchill temperatures. windchills are in the 30s and 40s this morning. no warm weather coming your way the weekend, i'll give you all the bad news coming up in a couple more minutes. it's 4:33. fear over student safety is spreading after the apparently murder of a freshman at the university of texas at austin. 18-year-old wiser was a dance majorer from oregon. there is a manhunt now for a person caught on surveillance video near where wiser disappeared around 8:30 sunday night. cameras caught him with a with him's bike around 10:00 p.m. and again after 11:00. campus officials are stepping up security, but students are still concerned. >> it made me kind of check myself to make sure that i'm being as safe as possible. >> students gathered for a vigil in wiser's m
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her parents released a statement saying if their freshman's death can somehow make it safe forewomen to walk home, they may be able to find some meaning in her daughter's killing. we're learning about some very disturbing allegations against these two men this morning. 24-year-old then recame and 129-year-old victor are in jail charged with the rape and kidnapping of a 12-year-old girl. >> this could be one of the worst type of calls that police officers in any department has to deal with. >> we're told they took the girl from her home in d.c. without her parent's permission to an apartment that he shared with the other suspect in virginia. investigators say they sexually assaulted the girl and then took her back home. the men were arrested on wednesday in montgomery county, but they will likely face charges both in d.c. and virginia. happening today, the deadline has come for 12 prince george's county strip clubs violating laws to close their doors.
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six clubs have appealed, but will have to have a trial and win before they can resume operations. our prince george's county bureau chief tracee wilkins first reported the story. the county says the clubs can only be in light industrial or warehouse districts. the county won a year long battle with the businesses last week. the department of permits and inspections issued a cease and desist order that takes effect today. new details could be released today about why former house speaker dennis hastert tried to pay millions of dollars to keep someone quiet about his past misconduct. prosecutors confirm that misconduct is connected to some kind of sexual abuse. the former republican congressman from illinois already pled guilty last fall to breaking banking law. prosecutors must submit a sentence recommendation to the court today and some believe that document may contain new information about the case. to decision 2016 now. democratic hopefuls are the only ones with a contest to worry about over the weekend. it's a small one. 18 delegates up for grabs in
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wyoming. but it's the fight for new york voters that is consuming delegates -- candidates i sho say in both parties. nearly all of the presidential hopefuls will make appearances in the empire state. instead of heading tole california today a, donald trump rearranged his schedule to stay in new york. he's reportedly tweaking his campaign as he prepares to battle over delegates at the convention. tracie potts has more on what that could look like when she joins us at 4:45. 4:36 now. big celebration today, the villanova men's basketball team is hosting a parade. you'll remember that celebration, they won the ncaa championship earlier in the week and the parade start this is afternoon in philadelphia. villanova has canceled classes for the day so students can go. probably wouldn't go to class any way. a little bit of rain did not stop the nats from holding their home opener last night. before the game, bryce harper received his silver
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mvp awards. mayor muriel bowser also gave him a key to the city. >> i truly dove d.c. and i love coming here, i love playing here. and what an honor. >> he's so eagencimotional that harper. you can feel all the joy. >> i think he was trying to get ready to -- the nats lost, but they will have another crack at the miami har marins. he's known for being an emotional player. so i think there was a lot going on and you start talking about what amazing place he is in his life, he sdwdoesn't get all emotional right before the game. >> good answer. car chase in california isn't uncommon, but what these guys did at the end is. the bizarre behavior moments before police arrived. and take a live look outside where most of you are waking up in the 40s this morning, but chuck bell says some people mightse
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doughnuts on a hollywood street and posing for selfies before the cops haul them off for jail. >> all in one story? >> and it's not a movie. two burglary suspects took a mustang convertible through some of the busiest parts of l.a. when they hit the freeway, a tmz tour bus tried to stop them. they lost a tire and they finally stopped, started shaking hands and taking pictures with people in the neighborhood until the cops got there. and they were arrested. >> who wants a selfie with someone running from police? scratching my head. starting next month, d.c. residents who want a driver's license will be required to take a mandatory driver's ed course. this is for those getting their license for the very first tile. they have to be certified by the dmv. district residents who can show proof that they have a healthy driver's license before are not required to enroll in
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education. this goes in to effect on may 1. breaking news in northwest washington this morning. massachusetts avenue is closed near thomas circle. here is the exact closure. it's right at 13th street on the access road both directions. also under the tunnel underneath there of thomas circle that is shut down, as well, because of a fatal pedestrian accident. thomas circle itself is open. 66 and 95, no issues. prince george's county overall looking quite good. live picture 95 at 216, rolling along just fine. chuck bell, good morning. good morning. noticeable change in the weather has taken place yesterday again. we had a brief little stretch of almost mild weather yesterday. temperature made to 65, but we're back down into the upper 30s and low and mid-40s. it's already 37 in gaithersburg. 45 in falls church. so school day forecast, cloudy and chilly. one or two spits of rain this morning. we'll give r
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afternoon, but a weather alert day coming up for tomorrow. i'll explain how high the winds will be coming up. will the empire state help them build their empire? the candidates looking add to the new york primary. >> and it may be the key to solving a startling sexual assault.
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but jamie raskin is the only abdemocrat for congress who led the fight for tougher gun laws. only raskin took on the nra to ban military-style assault weapons. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message. back to decision 2016 now at 4:45. the race for the white house is no longer about winning states. instead candidates are clawing for delegates hoping to chip away at the front runner's lead if they can't win the majority of votes outright. tracie potts takes us through
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strategy. >> reporter: and how donald trump is chacnging that a bit. you can see donald trump is still ahead when it comes to delegates. ted cruz right behind, john kasich far behind. but the trump campaign is lowering expectations of how many delegates they think he can pick up. initially they said well more than he needs. now they have lowed it to 1300, just over the ceiling of what donald trump will need to be nominated. ted cruz and donald trump both off the campaign trail today, john kasich with an appearance in new york last night with veterans. now, the democrats, hillary clinton and bernie sanders also both focusing on new york and each other. this war of words that erupted in the last 24 hours about whether either is qualified seems to have tamped down a little bit. overnight bernie sanders said he supports clinton over any republican at the this p
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and she's saying the same about him. and you'll see more of that upcoming on the "today" show. as for the democrats, clinton far ahead, our tracker showing her with more than 1700 right now. that is includes the superdelegates who could change their minds. >> tracie potts on the hill for us. thank you. and fairfax county police want you to take a good look at this video. it is key to a sexual assault investigation underway in springfield. here is what we know about the assault. police say a man grabbed a woman behind a strip mall on commerce street and threw her into a dumpster. they say he sexually assaulted her and then robbed her. new surveillance video shows the suspect before the attack. there is also footage of that person driving off in a red car with a stripe on the driver's side door. the attack has neighbors worried. >> i have concern for some of my friends who are females. i'd like to see him go to jail for a long time. >>
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fly respect in the area with a description of the car. if you know anything or have seen anything, contact fairfax county place. the man who car jacked an ambulance will be sentenced. sebastien isaacson pled guilty to several charges for the december 24 20 14 incident. police say he car jacked an ambulance that had stopped to help him after he was involved in an accident on the beltway. his blood alcohol level was 0.19 at the time of the incident. the stat wants him to serve more than 20 years behind bars. two women now face murder and assault charges for killing a man in frederick, maryland. police arrested 22-year-old alexis lucas and 29-year-old tiara lucas for stabbing a man on machine. the three got into a fight at the old town tavern on market street. the victim died at the hospital. you might remember this
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the gallery place metro station in january. we've learned the six teens accused in that beating will not face charges. prosecutors dropped the aggravated assault charges against the wilson high school students. police say one of the teens sucker punched a rider and when will the rider fought back, the others attacked. d.c.'s attorney general and metro are not commenting on the decision. 4:49. the woman whose suv landed in a creek is doing okay this morning after the help of a good samaritan. the driver of the suv needed help after veering off of rock creek parkway yesterday. you can see the front he said right there in the water. rain was coming down at the time of the accident, but it's not known whether that is why she went off the road. a passing driver helped get the woman out of the suffer. glad she's okay. former virginia fire chief is poised to run the philadelphia fire department. adam thiel was alexandria chief until
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homeland security and public safety in 2014. now reports that philadelphia's mayor plans to make thiel's that city's next fire department commissioner. high school students are building row bottbots and puttim to the test. look at this. this is just -- it's smart people. 58 teams of students from d.c., maryland and virginia are taking part in the first robotics competition at the university of maryland. the challenges start today and wrap up tomorrow. the national program ploets careers in science and technology. the students work with engineering mentors to design a robot in six weeks that can breach defenses and score points ainst opponents. that is like way over my head scientifically. >> it's pretty cool. i went to the first -- first is an acronym, but i went to the first of those competitions when i was in high school. not as a participant, but just to obsve
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>> this is why you're here on the anchor desk. >> ouch. >> hey. >> he's j so good looking, you know. >> i was going to say, you can't hide all this from the tv screen. >> let's talk about the weather. >> get caught in a bear trap of cross caultalk, i know i am. happy friday, everybody. saturday will be a weather alert day here at nbc 4 because of not only a blast of cold but also some potentially dangerous winds. just like we faced last saturday, we may face again this saturday. winds in the 40s to perhaps as much as 50 or 60-mile-per-hour tomorrow afternoon. what about today? the cold air is back. we're back in the 30s and 40s this morning. a lot of clouds this morning, but we'll be dry with plenty of sunshine this afternoon. but it no longer feels like april. cold march weather has returned. weather and how it will impact your plans, couldn't rule out a stray drop or two early
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to do what you want to do outside today in problems. sunday also no problem. it will be very cold on sunday. but you can get out and at leate enjoy the sunshine. but saturday high winds and occasional rain and dare he say it again snow showers again tomorrow. look at the pocket of snow across parts of pennsylvania and ohio and new york. winter weather advisories out towards deep creek lake and far western maryland. 2 to 4 inches of snow possible there. here early this morning, radar picking up maybe a loansonesome drop. not expecting anything to fall out of the sky this morning. and gradually the clouds will rear o clear outs as well and we'll have sun will this afternoon. clouds come back tonight and look at future weather for tomorrow. 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, snow showers, hagerstown, frederick, martinsburg. rain showers washington southbound. get a little break in the action and then the wind reallyr
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up during the afternoon. so by 12:00 tomorrow afternoon, into about sundown time, winds 40 to 60 miles per hour. the lots evof wind energy, lotsf overturning in the atmosphere. an opportunity for a passing snowflake or rain drop in addition to the fact that it will be cold and the wind. only in the 40s tomorrow and also for sunday. the whole "7-day forecast," nary a warm day to be found except for perhaps on monday. and that does come with a chance for a morning shower or two. breaking news in northwest washington, this closure will likely be around for a while. we're talking about massachusetts avenue shut down there near thomas circle. the exact closures at the 13th street area right there, the access road, you can turn on to 13th street, but you can't get past that. also under the tunnel, shut down there. thomas circle itself right now is open. this is because of a fatal pedestrian crashd
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that megan mcgrath will be out there for us the next couple of minutes. we'll talk to her once again from the scene. inner loop and outer loop, everything rolling along fine. 95 at newington actually looks nasty, but it's just sort of digitized. no problems north or southbound. you can see that looks good. and 270 at old hundred, also rolling along just fine. how would you feel if a speed camera snapped a picture to ticket you one day and was gone the next? why some say removing the camera was wrong. no one likes sitting in traffic. nope. especially if you live in our area. but one automaker hopes to make life a little easier. the new technology hopingto make y ou
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breaking news in the district in northwest, mass ave shut down on 13th street and under the tunnel. the circle itself is open. megan mcgrath will have an update in next couple minutes. this is a fatal pedestrian crash. no new answers this morning in the disappearance of relisha rudd. dive teams searched a pond and teams of k-9 joined in the search yesterday, but they dnd findth
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disappeared from the d.c. homeless shelter where she lived. investigators say they renewed their search this week based on new information, but they would not elaborate on what that new information was. we're getting a first look inside a new multimillion-dollar trac training facility for prince george's county police. it helped officers train for different situations including armed robberies and shootings. county bought the $22 million building to consolidate police resources and train recruits. >> they know that the training that they're receiving will most of the time help them survive, go on with the end of the day. >> the badges of prince george's county officers are still wrapped in black in honor of jacai colson who was killed last month. his recruit flag hangs with the others on the walls of the new building. >
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camera, but imagine being fined every day for nearly two weeks from the same camera. that's what happened to one driver in the 600 block of kenilworth avenue northeast. this is in an area where the speed limit changes from 25 to 50 miles per hour. d.c. police say a camera was put there because of excessive speeding in that area. but now the camera is gone and the ticketed driver is frustrated. >> i got 13 speeding tickets from a camera that is not even here. >> now, d.c. police have not told us why the camera vanished, but some city speed cameras rotate to new locations, we've known that. police also have not explained why the speed limits change frequently in that area. ford motor company wants to make your commute a little less stressful. the new 2017 fusion will offer what is called adaptive cruise control with stop and go technology. when activated,
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accelerates and brakes for the driver while maintains a safe distance. it used an advanced radar and camera-based system which scans the road every 50 milliseconds. and that is to track traffic and adjust the cruise's car control. just like finger pribts prints facial recognition, how fast you type and how you move your mouth could soon stop hackers. biometric technology is merging as a go-to solution for improving digital security. most companies are focusing on offering what is called the behavioral biometrics to authenticate transactions. it is 5:5:00 a.m. breaking news, a deadly accident on massachusetts avenue. that and some of the roads in that area are shut down now. the investigation will likely continue into rush hour. >> megan mcgrath is live on the scene for us this morning. megan, good morning to you. how is


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