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massachusetts avenue. melissa mollett has been monitoring the traffic impact, but let's begin with megan mcgraph live on the scene. >> reporter: well, a pedestrian involved it all of this, that person a male pronounced dead on the scene. but the driver of the striking vehicle according to police did stay, they were on the scene. that driver was on the crescene when police officers arrived. you can see everything has reopened. massachusetts avenue both the access roads and the tunnels back to normal this morning. that happened right after the car involved was towed. take a look at the video, this happened within the last half hour. the police completed their investigation and the tow truck came and took that car from the scene. and so everything was able to get back to normal in time for rush hour this morning. this happened between 1:30 and 2:00. the car was traveling on one of the access roads headed east.
struck the pedestrian. we're not exactly sure where the pedestrian was, what the pedestrian was attempting to do at the time that the car hit that person, but all of that part of the investigation, but this was a deadly accident. still under investigation. but in terms of the traffic impact here, everything is back to normal. but we do have issues elsewhere around town and with more on that we go over to melissa. >> thank you, megan. taking a look, one of those problems crain highway at 4, slow down there, but not sure where it is. taking a look at the beltway, the beltway right now for this moment is dry. but all of this is moisture moving into the area. so we could be seeing some of that on the roads here soon. 95 north at 610, garrisonville, the crash still on the left shoulder. travel times in ten minutes. you mentioned it and
raindrops out there. skies mostly cloudy here early this morning. storm team 4 radar tracking a potential sprinkle from bethesda upwards to actudulles, rappahan and luray. it's a lot colder. back into the upper 30s and low 40s now with windchills, it is almost mid april. we're still talking windchills. windchills in the 30s early this morning. so the next 24 hours feeling like it's not april anymore. 42, a lot of clouds at 7:00 a.m. by the time you're coming home, plenty of sunshine. a little breezy and chilly, 50s today. chances for raindrops and snowflakes on your saturday, detail the timing and how high the winds are coming up. 6:03. dna tied a plan to a crime and today he could get up to 16 years in prison.
sexually assaulting a woman in northwest washington in 2002. the case was cold until april of 2014 when juwley was identified from a national d this. a database. it was in the system because he was convicted in a separate are carjacking case in 2011. today family and friends and classmates will gather to remember a teen shot and killed on a metro platform. 15-year-old davonte washington was gunned down at the deanwood metro station on easter weekend. he was with his mother and two youngsters when another team asked him a question and then shot him. the funeral is being held at first baptist church of glenarden this morning at 11:00. davonte was a ninth grader and junior rotc cadet at largo high school. students from largo will print his family with a memory wall signed by his classmates. today the man who car cracked an ambulance in prince
sentenced. sebastian isaacson pled guilty to several charges for that december 2014 incident. police say isaacson car jacked the 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. the state wants him to serve more than 20 years behind bars. dna evidence has cleared a virginia man who spent more than three decades behind bars. key harward is expected to be released this morning. he spent 33 years in prison for the beating death of a newport news man and rape of the victim's twhif 1wife in 1982. the supreme court ruled new dna tests proves he's innocent. georgetown university says no need to water, its firewalls blocked a cybersecurity attack last week protecting the personal information of the university students and employees. geor u
not connected to the one on the medstar hospital system. 6:05. we're learning about very disturbing allegations for two men this morning. 24-year-old enrique and 19-year-old victor are in jail charged with the rape and kidnapping of a 12-year-old girl. >> this can be one of the worst type of calls that police officers in any department have to deal with. >> we're told one of them took the girl from her home without her parents' permission to an apartment 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 wednesday in montgomery county, but will likely face charges in both d.c. and virginia. this election season, virginia's department of transportation is ushering its own campaign. >> we want our roads to look like belgian waffles? >> no! >> virginia's pothole hunter is
video that urges drivers to report problem, dips and gaps on the roads. crews are already out in full force trying to fill in any trouble spots. and we are always working for on you get those problem potholes fixed. you can tweet us @4potholefix. and also check out the thnbc wag app and search pothole. breaking news from vatican city. just released, pope francis' major document on family. as it pertains to divorce, pope francis calls it, quote, the drum of our times and says divorced and simply remarried catholics should not feel excommunicated but adds there is no, quote, one size at this times all approach to dealing with the divorce and remarried calling on pastors to listen with sensitivity and understanding. we're still going new the pontiff's writings and we'll be
updating the story throughout the day. it is now 6:07. today a big celebration for the ncaa champions. the villa nova men's basketball team won the tournament earlier this week. villanova university has canceled classes for the day so students can attend the parade. we're back in the studios today, but we had such an awesome time at nats park. it did rain, but it didn't dampen our experience. bryce harper got his 99th career home run. fat nats lost, but they will get another shot tomorrow afternoon. go nats. it was a great opening ceremony. the mvp award, key to the city. >> fireworks scared pme half to death. it's been a long time and they started with the fireworks and i'm sitting outside -- >> we're hoping for a great
new manager. go nats. >> tomorrow another game, hope to win that one. a man's dream wedding proposal that didn't quite go as planned after he ended up needing a lift. we'll show you why he was also arrested. new concerns broke the amount of sleep your kids are getting. the trouble many teens are putting themselves in because of a lack of sleep. we'll it a look at volume on 270 and
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good morning. a lot of clouds outside early this morning and one or two lonesome raindrops, maybe a snowflake or two out in the shenandoah valley. temperatures are all above freezing this morning, but just know that you may have a spit or two of rain early this morning. temperatures are in the upper 30s and low 40s. but windchills are in the 30s. clouds this morning gives way to sunshine and a bit of a
weather alert for high winds possible tomorrow. how high coming up at 6:21. right now chopper 4 over the beltway headed down to 66 for us. you can see overall actually look quite good. don't have anany problems there. crain highway at 4, still have a crash reported there. 270 south to the spur, on time. top of the beltway 95 to 270 rolling along just fine. 66 and 95 north no problems. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. i'm erika gonzalez at the live desk. we just got new video into our newsroom. this is search efforts that are under way in washington state to capture a man accused of torturing a woman to death. this man, anthony garber, remains at large this morning. police got a good look at him at a bus stop in seattle buying a
that is where police say he stopped at his parents' home. the couple were able to report him to police, but by that time, he had already taken off. the other man that you see on the left was in fact captured. but again, the surgery effort for garb he haveer remains this. it is 6:13 right now. and fairfax county police have released surveillance video that might help track down a sex assault zus peg assault that is on the run. you look here, police say the man grabbed a woman behind a strip mall on commerce street and threw her into a dumpster. they say he sexually assaulted and robbed her. 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 a lot of neighbors worried. >> i do have concern for some of my friends who are females. i'd like to see them go to jail for a long time.
flyers in the area with a description of the car. if you know anything or have seen it, contact fairfax county police. a big opportunity and big honor for a former virginia fire chief. philly.com reports adam thiel will be named the next commissioner. he was alexandria fire chief until two years ago. he was named virginia deputy secretary of public safety and homeland security this 014. many people have been asking about questions on what is being done to stop the swarms of atvs and off road vehicles on our roads. mark segraves takes you through the new police effort. >> reporter: this is the district's impound lot in southeast washington where many of the illegal dirt bikes and atvs are now being stored. waiting to be destroyed. yesterday d.c. police chief cathy lanier along with federal and state law enforcement from around the region told reporters they want the public's help in capturing 245
have identified as being part of these gangs that have terrorized an ambulance, injured police officers and in their words harassed the citizens and pedestrians of our region. we have the picture of all 245 suspects the police are trying to find, there a $250 reward for anyone who can help find them. in the sdrik, madistrict, mark s 4. results of a new decision 2016 poll shows donald trump with, quote, unprecedented unpopularity. 7 out of 10 americans hold an unfavorable view of the gop frontrunner and trump's unfavorability climbed from 58% in mid-february to 69% in yesterday's polls. the numbers are not much better among likely republican voters. nearly half say they don't like trump. now to the democrats and the clinton campaign's latest back and forth with protesters, this time the it was bill clinton who
>> wait a minute, wait a minute. okay, i heard it. can i answer? you see, here's the the thing. i like protesters, but the ones that won't let you answer are afraid of the truth. that's simple. >> clinton was in philadelphia campaigning yesterday for his wife. you may remember last month when hillary clinton was caught yelling at a protester for what she called repeating lies about her circulated by the sanders campaign. 6:16 is your time now. new evidence is showing that fasting can help you lose weight. some diets suggest eating only 500 calories one day and then more than four tyimes that much on the next day. nutrition cyists say the high calorie days don't become binges. and taxing might also slow the
arriving of c risk of cancer and diabetes. high school students may take more risks depending on how how much sleep they get. a new study finds teens who average recent than seven hour as night are more likely to drink or text while driving, ride with a drunk driver or not wear a seat belt. researchers say teens who sleep 10 or more hours also have a higher risk of being hurt. fair tags and montgomery county police public schools rather recently pushed back school time starts in an effort to help students get more sleep. national weather service confirms at least two tornadoes hit parts of florida early this morning. this is cellphone video that captured the funnel cloud over clearwater. we're told winds peaked for the first tornado at 65 miles an hour, winds in the second one peaked at 76. officials say at least 15 homes were damaged. you can see multiple power lines were taken down and cars damaged, too.
when you hear bear rescue, you don't think this p. >> we'll call him smoky junior. >> s.j. >> isn't he cute? >> that little bear cub is on the mend right now. firefighters in florida rescued him from a brush fire, this is near orlando. they say the fire didn't hurt anyone or damage any property. florida fish and wildlife officials are evaluating the cub. firefighters say they're just happy that s.j.'s mom wasn't around. >> s.j. will be big one day. >> eventually, right. made out all right. so this is just a really interesting way to start an engagement. >> we promise that your fiance is pretty much guaranteed not to propose this way especially after we show you what what happened. a man in california climbed a rock illegally and then had to be rescued from it. his girlfriend now fiance wasn't there. she did say yes, though. the man
face time. i'm so conconfused. and then real lease lized he couldn't get down. >> and he was arrested. $10,000 bond for him after that arrest. he will have to pay for the emergency response, the rescue and all that. >> i'm not a relationship expert, but you might want to propose to someone face-to-face. just saying. >> girlfriend said bad idea, too. >> but she said yes. 20 after 6:00. chuck bell joining us now. we are not so -- you smile, my friend, and yet this forecast -- exactly. there you go. that's what the rest of us look like with this draft. >> melissa and i were joking we're the two grumpy old men in the balcony on the muppets.
stadler and waldorf. >> you should know this, aaron. >> why? >> because you're the third old grumpy man in the balcony. you need to know a whole lot about the weekend. today a lot of clouds in the sky. trying to clear out to the east, but clouds out to the west. we'll be back to sunshine and it would be dry this afternoon, but it will awfully cool. highs today only in the 50s. but the weather will definitely impact your plans this weekend especially tomorrow. no real troubles today. again, a breezy and chilly and sunday will be cold, but sunny. but saturday, high winds and a chance for passing rain and snow showers tomorrow. so a weather alert day coming up for tomorrow. occasional show showers in the morning. winds could gust between 40 and 55 miles per hour especially tomorrow afternoon into tomorrow evening early time and as much as a coating of snow, grassy areas only, from the d.c. metro area northbound tomorrow. cold air settling in freeze warnings are posted again for tonight
currently, though, it's already chilly out there. temp feels like factors are in the 30s. storm team 4 radar tracking a lonesome sprinkle or two here early this morning. that's about it. no big impact from that this morning. this is the view looking northbound. clear skies looking east, but looking north and west here, a lot of clouds around and again those are skies you just can't trust to not drop at least one or two drops of rain on you this morning. generally 30s and 40s out the door become mid-50s with plenty of sunshine later on this afternoon. future weather shows the clouds racing back in on us overnight tonight and here is the chance for rain or snow showers early tomorrow morning and then peaks of sun and then a blast of real wind tomorrow afternoon into tomorrow evening. so the weekend tomorrow cold, very windy with passing showers, secure any loose outdoor items tomorrow. just like last weekend. winds could be gusting well over 50 miles per hour. highs this weekend holding in the 40s. i
any april in sight? seven day forecast at 6:51. outer loop here after colesville road, we have a new crash, sounds like this it's in the center of the road. it looks like perhaps things are getting by okay and they have moved this out of the road. but the initial report was that it was in the middle of the roadway. taking a look now crain highway at 4, that crash now out of the way. we can see it's nice and green there. big look at the beltway, everything either inner loop and outer loop looks fine. you can see top of the beltway, a little bit slow through that area. 66 and t95 overall no major problems. 95 south approaching woodbridge, allege bit a little bit of a slowdown. and 66, some moisture. new concerns about your safety on buses in the district.
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6:26 now. in a couple of hours, more steps toward getting self-driving cars on the road. the u.s. department of transportation is holding two public meetings, one right here in washington, the other in california. they want to find out what people think about the new technology and whether it will really be safe. the meeting is happening at u.s. department of transportation headquarters. you have to rsvp if you want to go. if you want a driver's license for the first time, you will be required to take a mandatory driver's ed course. this go there is to effect on may 1. the courses can be taken this d.c., maryland or virginia, but they have to certified by the dmv. district residents who can prove they have had a driver's license beforere
education. so high school students are building robots. and these robots are really smart. >> like transformers or something. check out how they're being put to the test. >> three, two, one, go! >> 58 teams all taking part in the f.i.r.s.t. robotics competition. it's at the university of maryland this year. the challenges start today, they wrap up tomorrow. it's a national program that promotes careers in science and technology. lots of kids with big brains. >> good luck. no question that speed cameras not so popular. but we'll show you why a particular d.c. camera is generating so much frustration. the last dance for a number of strip clubs. new restrictions forcing them to shut their doors today. >> rte
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a developing story we're closely watching this morning involving your safety on d.c. circulator buses. safety issues now being brought to light and who is being blamed for the problem bes. but first, we're preparing you for the conditions as you step outside. we're still talking about windchills. this is another chilly morning that we are experiencing today. >> storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell here now with four things to know. >> good morning. last weekend was a good practice run for this weekend because it will be extremely windy and cold on saturday and it will be just flat out cold maybe near records on sunday morning. so our february marchlike pattern continues here well into the middle of april. saturday rain drops and the chance for snowflakes, perhaps enough to whiten the ground this northern maryland out to the shenandoah. high winds again possible for tomorrow. so be ready for a big impact t
tomorrow. this morning cloudy skies and an occasional sprinkle or snowflake out there early this morning. temperatures are all well above freezing. and temperatures later today with clearing skies, it will be breezy and sunny this afternoon. temperatures will get eventually back into the mid-50s. we'll talk more bts tabout the impacts of the wind coming up. right now still have a new crash that i just tweeted about. inner loop before 4, look at that, right lane blocked by the crash. we aren't seeing any slowdowns on the beltway right now. nice light volume, so hoping that is going to stay this week here for the next couple of minutes. outer loop after colesville, a little bit of a slowdown because of a crash. should be off to the right side of the roadway. taking a big look at the beltway, i circled this for you to show you that is the moisture right now moving through the area. we'll have travel times for you in ten minutes. it is 6:33 right now. and the buses thousands use to
safe. a new audit finds 95% of d.c. circulator buses had at least one significant safety problem. kristin wright is live in northwest d.c. now to break down the report and what is being done about this. kristin, good morning to you. it would appear we're having trouble with kristin's signal. we'll try to get back to that story for you in just a little bit. it's now 6:33. the search for relisha rudd is not over. they didn't find anything in their search yesterday. rudd was 8 years old when she disappeared two years ago from the d.c. homeless shelter where she lived. investigators say they renewed their search this week because of new information. the teens sce
man inside a metro station will not face charges. prosecutors dropped the assault charges against six will so that high school students. police say in january one of the teens sucker punched a rider and when that rider fought back, the others attacked. d.c.'s attorney general and metro are not commenting on this decision. today is the deadline for a dozen prince george's county strip clubs violating zoning laws to shut down. but as our county bureau chief tracee wilkins tells us, some owners are fighting back. >> reporter: today is the day, at 5:00 p.m., 12 strip clubs in prince george's county will no longer be able to operate as a strip club. they have been given notices like this one from the department of permits inspections and enforcement saying that it is illegal for them to operate as an adult entertainment business where they are currently located. this after a year long battle in court that decided buildings like this one can no longer be right across the street from homes. they now need to be located
warehouses or light industrial districts. coming up, how the business owner peoples are going. tracee wilkins, news 4. 6:35 right now. we want to try to go back to our story about the d.c. circulator buses. kristin wright is live for us gasoline thousand in northwest washington to try to help us break down some of the are information in this new report. kristin, what you can tell us sf. >> reporter: let me just say that the list of d.c. circulator safety problems uncovered by the audit is just so long, i can't possibly list them all. our news partner wtop revealed will it new information in their exclusive reporting. the audit was done in august. it found at least one safety problem on 95% of circulator buses. the problems included issues with safety
controls, tire tread, brakes and even turn signals. now, this audit says tease buses should have been pulled from service. the audit also found that ddot and metro failed to oversee contractor first transit, it operates the circulator. first transit has agreed to fix the problems. now, in a statement to wtop, ddot says they are actively monitoring the circulators' performance and that they sought the audit to ensure quality service. the bus drivers' union says they have been concerned about maintenance issues for some time and that they have been demanding the results of this audit for some time. they are expected to testify at a d.c. council hearing this morning. back to you. it's now 6:36. a d.c. driver tells us he received nearly $1500 in fines from just one speed camera and now the camera has disappeared. the camera was located along the 600
police say it was put there because of excessive speeding in that areas but it's in an area where the speed changes from 25 to 50 miles per hour. the driver of the ticketed car says he was fined nearly every day for two weeks. >> i don't know what to say. i got 13 speeding tickets from a camera that is not even here. >> d.c. police have not told us why the camera vanished, but some speed cameras do rotate to new locations. police have also not explained why the speed limit changes frequently or abruptly in that area. good news we're not used to hearing. prices at the post office are actually going down. what is behind the price cuts. also ahead, a high speed clays that h chase that has a lot of people talking and how the people in the car celebrated before being
a high speed chase, doughnuts on hollywood boulevard and posing for selfies before being hauled off to jail. two burglary suspects took a mustang convertible for a wild joy ride through busy parts of l.a. when they hit the freeway, a tmz tour bus tried to stop them. after losing a tire, the suspects stopped to shake hands and take selfies until police arrived and arrested them. you wouldn't believe it until you saw it. you saw the convertible stop. you saw the suspects get out of the car, people shaking hands, taking pictures. >> doesn't happen if it's not a selfie, right? chuck bell is joining us from the storm team 4 "weather center." i think -- do i see a little sunrise? >> you betcha. take a look at this. spectacular sunrise here early this morning. just coming up over the horizon,
and get a picture. this type of sky on fire color will not last for long. a couple random sprinkles here early this morning. temperatures in the low fourth thousand. we'll climb into the mid-50s today. plenty of sunshine and breezy this afternoon. a frigid wind tomorrow. that's coming up. inner loop at pennsylvania avenue, right side blocked. outer loop after colesville, looking pretty normal. 270 south germantown to the spur, you're on tile. top of the beltway 95 over to 270, starting to get slow because of that crash there. 66 inbound looks good and so does 95 quantico to the beltway. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car on this friday morning. a college campus left shaken after the murder of a freshman student as police release new clues in the manhunt for her killer. we'll take you live to austin.
the 1300 and 1400 blocks on massachusetts avenue. megan mcgrath has been on the scene all morning for us. what's the latest? >> reporter: well, police had hoped to reopen things in time for the rush hour and they indeed were able to do that. if you look behind me, you can see that traffic is now flowing as normal on massachusetts avenue right in the area of thomas circle. however, that was not the case early this morning. we had a deadly pedestrian accident that shut everything down for several hours. take a look, this is the striking vehicle that was involved. it was between 1:30 and 2:00 in the morning, that car was up on the access road that parallels the tunnel that goes beneath thomas circle. that car struck a pedestrian, the pedestrian was killed. the driver, though, did stay on the scene. no word on any charges. with more on traffic in the area, we go over to melissa. so right now we have two issues we're dealing with. first of all, 270 brand new crash southbound at father
and still the problem outer loop before georgia, crash on the right shoulder. it is now 6:47. developing right now, the search for the person who killed a dance major in her freshman year at the university of texas at austin. gabe guttierez has more. >> reporter: good morning. behind me, the ut tower here is darkened mostly this morning. it is usually brightly lit. haruka wiser was a freshman, 18 years old and dance major from outside portland. authorities just identified her body was found here on campus on tuesday. her friends had reported her missing on monday. and she had last been seen the night before around 9:30 and authorities say that they are now looking for a man in surveillance video that was walking a woman's bi
suspect and they are asking for the public's help offering a $15,000 reward for more information. now here on campus, security is ramped up, there are more late night shuttles, dozens more officers on patrol. and ut's president is calling this every parent's nightmare. this is the first homicide investigation here on the main campus at ut since 1966 when a student gunman opened fire killing 14 people. the investigation continues today and urgent manhunt. back to you. >> gabe guttierez, thank you. and you can see gabe's full report on the "today" show coming up in just minutes. dna evidence could bring justice in a d.c. sex assault case that is more than a decade old. jeremiah jewuwley was identifie from a national dna database and pleaded guilty. his dna was in
separate carjacking case in 2021. two men are in jail this morning charged with rain and kidnapping. montgomery police arrested the 24-year-old and 19-year-old for allegedly assaulting a 12-year-old girl. police say one of the suspects knew the girl's family. >> the parents of the victim did not give permission for him to go to the home and most importantly to remove the victim from the home. >> we're told that he took the girl to an apartment that he shared with the other suspect in virginia. investigators say they sexually assaulted the girl there and then took her back home. the men were arrested on wednesday in montgomery county, but they will likely face karnlgs both in d.c. and virginia. happening today, the funeral for a 15-year-old largo high school student ghunned down on metro platform easter weekend. he was with his mother and two
canned him a question and then shot him. his funeral is being held at the first baptist church of glenarden in upper marlboro at 11:00 this morning. students from largo will present his family with a memory wall signed by take von dt day devon oig's classmates. sebastien isaacson pled guilty to several charges for a december 2014 carjacking of an ambulance that had stopped to help him. his blood alcohol level was 0.19 at the time of the incident. the state wants him to serve more than 20 years in jail. today there will no classes at villanova university. there will be a party instead. a victory parade for the men's basketball team. they won the ncaa tournament
this afternoon. and i'm betting that there won't be a lot of folks at work or anywhere else. >> when will they get an education? >> they will get it in. >> what a great sunrise outside early this morning. yes, indeed, check it out, every. you won't get to see it for long. we have quite the cloud deck overhead, on enjoy it while you can. the sun will disappear about the next 10, 15 minutes. what to expect on your friday, cold air moving back in. windchills are in the 30s this morning. clouds this morning and risk of a sprinkle, but dry, breezy and plenty of sunshine this afternoon. doesn't feel like april anymore and there is no warm air anywhere in sight for the weekend. how the weather will impact your plans, not too much of an issue today. it will be on the cold side sunday, as well, but you can still get outside. tomorrow, though, red light for tomorrow. high winds, rain and snow showers. how high could the winds be
30 to 40 miles an hour or higher. this is at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon. as we get toward late afternoon towards about sundown, winds gusting 40 to 55 miles per hour around the metro area. that comes along with cloudy skies and risk of a raindrop or snowflake. early this morning, radar picking up on a few spring r sprinkles in the metro. light rain central fauquier county head willed down towards culpeper and fredericksburg. this this next system out here near chicago, that is the system that will bring us our blast of wind and rain chances for tomorrow. so tomorrow will be a storm team 4 weather alert day to the potential of damaging wind gusts tomorrow. could even see a coating or two of snow. no big deal. here is future weather tomorrow at 5:00 a.m., a quick raindrop or snowflake in the morning. dry about lunchtime, but then afternoon with the blast of wind could wring out a raindrop or snowflake. so not a pretty day to be outside. here is your 7 day forecast then, cool
and windy tomorrow, near record low temperatures sunday morning and staying cooler than average into next week. >> right now problem 270 south at father hurley, looks like it's easing up just a little bit. we have a crash in the southbound lanes. so a tad slow. nothing like yesterday. but a tiny slowdown approaching clarksburg and then open and looking good. outer loop before georgia, still have the crash but it's on the right shoulder, so seeing some pretty typical slowdowns top of the beltway. 66 and 95 no worries. prince george's county overall looking quite good here this morning. and taking a look up top, all of the routes also rolling along quite nicely. no other worries really in. top of the beltway again 270 at father hurley, a little slow spot there. now to a story of love and friendship and generosity. many of you may remember this unforgettable face, a watkins mill high school student that melissa mollett introduced to us a few
he suffers from cerebral palsy and he desperately needed a new wheelchair. since then, his crass malassmat been working hard and this afternoon melissa is going to a huge pep rally we're expecting to ing to see what they did for him. don't miss the report tonight at 6:00. always heartwarming. breaking news from vatican city. the pope's long a wait document on family ensgilgentitled the j love has been released. it addressed gay marriage which he rejects but called for the end to unjust discrimination of those individuals. the hope also brings up communion and divorce and says civilly remarried catholics should not feel excommunicated. i posted a link to the full story on both my twitter and facebook pages. back to you. coming up on
department of transportation is sort of doing their own campaign. >> we want our roads to look like belgian waffles? >> that is phil, virginia's pothole humiditier. he's part of vdot's lighthearted video that urges drivers to report problems in the roads. crews are out in full force trying to fill in any trouble spot spots. if you see any trouble spot, you can tweet us @4potholefix with your photos and check out the nbc washington app and search potholes. georgetown university says student and employee information is safe after a recent cyber attack. the firewalls were able to keep hackers out. georgetown says last week's attack is in no way linked to the one against medstar, georgetown's hospital partner. good morning. i'm susan li at cnbc.
the price of a stamp is going down, a temporary rate increase granted in 2014 which fiexpires sunday. regular stamp will cost you 47 cents and international letters go down five cents. and postcard will be a penny cheaper at 34 cents. with your cnbc morning business report, i'm susan li. it is 6:56. four things to know before you they out, 12 prince george's county strip clubs have until 5:00 p.m. to close their doors. they're being shut down because of zoning violations. family and friends will gather for davonte washington's funeral. he was gunned down at the deanwood metro station easter weekend. a new audit reveals 95% of circulator buses had safety problems and should have been pulled from service. the d.c. council is addressing the issue at a hearing this morning. the investigation into a deadly pedestrian accident on massachusetts avenue continues.
they reopened just before the morning rush began. and your friday afternoon will be filled with sunshine after a sprinkle or two here early this morning, but watch out for a huge blast of wind and cold and maybe even some snow showers on your saturday. eventually winter will end. we'll call it the 4th of july. >> i was going to say. >> it's a good thing we like you, chuck bell. >> i'm not feeling the love. >> that is the broadcast this morning. thanks for starting your day with us. >> the "today" show is next. ♪ ♪ ♪
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good morning. new york state of mind. candidates from both parties turn their full attention to the empire state, as the battle for its all-important delegates rages on. this morning, our interview with hillary clinton, as she opens up about charges she's not qualified to be president, party in-fighter and the e-mail investigation. >> at some point between now and the election, and they say this, they say this, that they will get to see hillary clinton in handcuffs. >> oh, my goodness. >> there will be some kind of political walk based on your private e-mail server. >> plus, bernie sanders joins us