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. >> breaking news is coming out of lack is land air force base. >> we learned two people are dead in a shooting at lackland air force base in san antonio a. spokesman for the bear county sheriffs office tells msnbc. the attack appears to be a murder-suicide. the latest information that the bear county office tweeted out was that they had victims pleural on the scene, that it was still a very active scene and that, fact, two p
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they have not said if they have identified a shooter. we should say that this was the initial report that came out was for a possible active shooter situation. we have still waiting for an update. but the announcement we are hearing on the base was for everybody to turn off the lights and close the doors. again this coming from lackland air force base in san antonio, texas. two people dead. we will continue to follow the story and bring you much more here from the live desk. and here's the latest on storm team 4 radar, most of us dry. during the morning hours, we were tracking pesky rain and snow showers up and frederick, winchester. a lot of that activity has now fizzled. we are focused on a chilly and breezy afternoon. right now the temperature of 47 degrees, with those blustery conditions, it's feeling more like 40 outside with some limited sunshine, now, we are talking about freeze concerns tonight as well as tomorrow night. a freeze warning for the counties here in
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this will go into effect at midnight. it runs through 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. if you live in the counties here in purple. any plans yplants you have outdoors, you need to bring them inside. temps tonight in the 30s. tomorrow night in the 20s. talking about mear record cool temperatures sunday morning, barbara. >> thanks. we are still following a developing story in the district where police are investigating a deadly pedestrian accident. a man was hit and killed around 1:30 this morning. traffic was closed in all directions for hours this morning. it reopened just before the morning rush. there is still no word on charges in this case. major concerns about your safety on the d.c. circulator bus. the buses are running with defects. this was christian wright at the building where there is an oversight hearing going on right now, kristen. >> reporter: right now, the d.c. circulat
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hearing in front of the transportation committee about this audit. that audit found that 95% of circulator buses had at least one safety issue. 95%. now, we just heard from the union and some of these bus drivers. they have story after story and just several personal examples of unsafe maintenance conditions on tear buses. they tell us they have been voicing these concerns for a long time, writing them up in reports, going to osha, to only have their jobs threatened. the outside audit done in august found issues with safety equipment, driver controls, tires, brakes, turn signals and incredibly long list that goes on. this audit obtained by our news partner found also that d-dot and metro failed to oversee the contractor that operates the circulator. first transit. now, they have agreed to fix these problems. but these
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buses are still out on the roads, some seven months after the audit. take a listen to this. >> we have situations where the buses will be driving down the streets and the doors are opening up on their own. we call in, they'll tell to us ride the bus to the end of the line, use the front doors only. >> this picture shows where a handicap ramp that was defective was used. they have a strap holding it up. and no way, shape or form should that bus have been on the road. >> reporter: the circulator driversles want better pay. they tell us they make $8 point 50 less than metro drivers. one of the drivers makes $13 an hour. d-dot told dwop in reacting to this audit they are monitoring the performance of the circulator system. right now, and that they sought this audit in order to find out more about safety conditions on the buses. so we'll certainly keep you
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important. back to you. >> thank you, kristen. right now, funeral services are under way for a teenager shot and killed on a pretty tro platform. 15-year-old recalled davonte walk was gunned down at the deanwood metro station northeast over the easter weekend. he was with his mother and two young sisters when another teen asked him a question and shot him. davonte was a 9th grader and junior rotc cadet. they will present his family with a memory wall signed by his class mays. dna everyday cleared a virginia pan that stept more than three decades behind bars. keith harward is expected to be released this morning. he spent 33 years in prison for the newport rape of a man in 1982. however, the supreme court ruled new dna tests proved he's innocent and tossed his convictions out. georgetown university says students and
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information is safe after a recent cyber attack. the university says its fire walls were able to keep the hackers out. jrnlg town says last week -- owe georgetown's attack says it is no way linked to medstar, georgetown's clinical partner. and two men are in jail this morning charged with rape and kidnapping. milwaukee county police arrested 24-year-old and a 19-year-old for assaulting allegedly a 12-year-old girl. one of the suspects knew the girl's family. >> this can be one of the worst type of calls a police officer in any department has to deal with. >> we are told he took the girl from her home in d.c. without her parents' permission to an apartment he shared with the other suspect in virginia. investigators say they sexually assaulted the girl then took her back home. the men were arrested on wednesday in montgomery county but will likely face charges in d.c. and virginia. right now the man accused of carjacking an ambulance before
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george's county is in court, set to be sentenced. we have a news crew in the courtroom and we'll bring you the latest. later in our newscat the popes
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>> first up, the ends of an era, a spoiler alert for you "american idol" crowned its 15th and final winner last night. it was a put of an upset. trent har mop took it over la porsche renee. who can forget about those owho didn't place in the top five. does jennifer hudson ring a bell?
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don't get me wrong, but la porsche was robbed. just my humble opinion. for those "game of thrones" fans in denial, a description printed for the upcomingen in says, clearly, quote, john snow is dead. there has been some debate about the character's actual death ever since john snow was stabbed repeatedly by members of the night watch in the season 5 finale. but hbo wants anyone going into season 6 wall street. the nra. they're powerful. they usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks. and when washington insiders wrote a loophole to let the nra spend dark money to kill gun safety laws, donna edwards said 'no' she's fighting to ban assault weapons and putting the safety of our communities first.
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the special interests aren't special. we are. working for us pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> the national weather service is confirming at least two tornadoes hit nevada this morning. cell phone video covered the funnel cloud over clearwater. winds peaked at 76 miles an hour.
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multiple power lines were also knocked down. can you tell us ouch rain we will get around here? >> we are going to see very strong winds tomorrow. in fact, breezy today, windy tomorrow. as far as rain is concerned, we are not going to see a lot of rain, we will be focused on the wind, breezy, cool, gusts anywhere from 25 to 30 miles an hour, because of the winds, rain and 72 hours in the forecast and very cooled temperatures, tomorrow will be a storm team 4 weather agree letter day, i will be here updating the forecast and in the evening as well. sunday is looking like the better of the two weekend days. right now, this is how chilly feels in your neighborhood. 34 in leesburg and frederick. 43 in washington. i'll be break down the rest of your day hour by our in ten minutes. the folks that run the department of transportation hope a fun new campaign will help to fix the roads. >> we want our roadso
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like belgium waffles. >> that's virginia's pothole hunter. he is a part of a new campaign to get people to report potholes. crews have been out filling in the troubled spots. v-dot says it feeds you to report where those troubled spots are. we also want to sigh where the potholes are. tweet us your photos t to @forpotholefix. after the break, time is running out for a number of sprint i strip clubs in prince george's county, new restrictions forngs telcil
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. >> breaking news out of austin. police have made an arrest in the murder of a freshman at the university of texas. the 18-year-old was a distance major from oregon. there was a manhunt for a person caught on under surveillance video near the location where she disappeared. cameras caught him with a woman's bike at 10:00 p.m. and after 11:00. no word on the this is the man arrested. there is a news conference expected to begin in the next few minutes. we'll have an update at 11:45. right now, the man who pleaded guilty to carjacking an ambulance while drunk and causing a deadly crash in prince george's county is waiting to learn his face. sebastian isaacson is about to be sentenced for the
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police say he stole an ambulance that had stopped to help him after he rear-ended another car on the beltway. then while in the ambulance, prosecutors say isaacson hit and killed another driver. his blood alcohol was .19 at the time. megan is in the courtroom with the families of the both the victim and isaacson. look for updates throughout this newscast and on nbc washington app. right now, we're at a temperature of 47 degrees with some sunshine out there, breezy conditions, we stay breezy on into the evening hours. by 2:00, a temperature of 53. we hit our high of 56 degrees, 10 degrees below normal. at about 5:00 this evening, we're at a chilly 51. as we move on into the weekend, temperatures cool. highs this weekend stay in the 40s. i'll have a closer look at what you can expect both saturday and sunday co
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the search for alicia rudd isn't over yet, k-9 and dive teams didn't find the missing girl when they searched in and around a pond in national arboretum northeast. rudd was 8-years-old when she disappeared from the d.c. homeless shelter where she lived. investigators say they renewed their search this week because of new information. they're not saying what that new information is. the teens seen in this under surveillance tootage beating up a man will not face charges. prosecutors dropped the assault charges against six wilson high school students. teens say one of the teens sucker punched a rider. when the rider fought back, the other teens attacked. d.c. and metro are not commenting about the decision. today is the deadline for a dozen prince george's county strip clubs violating zoning laws to shut down. but as bureau chief tracy wilkins tells us,om
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>> reporter: today is the day at 5:00 p.m. close of business, 12 strip clubs will no longer be able to operate as a strip club. they have been given notices like this one from the department of permit inspections and enforcement saying 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 home. they now need to be located in warehouse districts or light industrial districts in prince george's county, coming up at news 4 at 5:00 and 6:00, some business owners have appeals. i will tell you how they are going. despite the damage, everyone is okay we hear after a school bus full of students and a police cruiser crashed yesterday afternoon in springfield. fairfax county police say the bus pulled out on floyd avenue in fro o
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the students go to mark twain middle school and were on their way back from a school trip. two of the students and a police officer all had to go to the hospital. well, if you want to get a d.c. driver's license for the very first time, you now have to take a mandatory driver's ed course. the takes effect may 1st. the courses can be taken in d.c., maryland or virginia. they just have to be certified by the dmv. district residents that proof they had one before do not have to enroll. why a man was arrested for proposing to his girlfriend neighborhood, a reminder,
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they're lining up right now in philadelphia. a parade for
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basketball team. villanova cancelled classes for the day so students can go. it begin thes in about an hour-and-a-half. a dproom to be is going to have to pay $10,000 bonds. >> all right, we're coming up, joe. >> he also is facing drug charges after he had to be rescued while proposing to his fiance. the man decided to climb up a dangerous rock in california and propose over facetime. then he realized he couldn't get down. california highway patrol sent in a helicopter to rescue the guy. then they arrested him. they are also making him pay for the rescue helicopter. by the way, she did say yes. >> oh, thank goodness. >> after all of that. >> after that. >> he did, big time. does it work? a look at fasting in order to lose weight. >>
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>> the nationals are off today, it was the opener. the nat's face them tomorrow for his 100th career home run. he hit 99 yesterday. he received his silver slirg and mvp awards. they presented him with the key to the city. tomorrow's game will be cold, though, isn't that right, amelia? >> that's right, it will be cold and windy and maybe dealing with light rain showers at the ballpark t. first pitch is about 4:05. it's breezy out there. we will have a mix of clouds and sun. if you are headed out this evening, make sure you grab the warmer coat. a high tomorrow of only 47 degrees. and some rain is likely at times. wet snow even mixing in, little or no accumulation. sunday definitely looking like the better of the two weekend days with plenty of sunshine, winds not an issue and temperatures near 50 degrees. that's still chilly for this time of
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record or record cold temperatures as we start off at 29 degrees. we warm back up on monday with a high of 68. coming up in ten minutes, we will let you know how cold it will feel tomorrow, pat, when you factor in the winds. well, it's a weight loss technique once shunned by medical experts. now, fasting diets are making a comeback. nbc explains how that they work. >> reporter: he was a diet that allowed jennifer stewart to eat all her favorite foods. >> i love donuts. >> there was cookies, pie, pizza and ice cream. >> when the weight started coming off, were you kind of surprised? >> yes, i was. i thought it was too good to be true. >> reporter: 18 months later, starting at 300 pounds she lost 110 and had a closet full of clothes like this. when you look at it now, what do you think? >> it's unbelievable. >> reporter: jennifer was intermittent fasting. we have et
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be i the medical community, now gaining scientific endorsement. one day, she would eat 500 camrys, the next, more than four times that amount. 2,200 calories. a plate that looks like this. nutritionists say the diet works because overall calories are redoused and the high calorie days don't become outright binges. >> people for some reason are almost unable binge on that day. they tend to only eat about 10% more than they would usually eat. we seen that in about 6 or 700 people now. >> reporter: they say research shows it may slow the aging process and reduce the risk of cancer and die boats. on a maintenance plan with slightly higher calories, she lost another 20s pounds and gained her confidence. >> it shocks my family, because they had no idea that i would ever lose weight. i had no idea either. >> reporter: a weight loss regimen showing results whe
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nbc news, cookston, minnesota. >> i'm sure a lot of folks will want to try it. >> yeah, that sounds like the way to do it. i'm sure it's better to check with your doctor. >> secretary of state john kerry pledging more money to fight isis. >> plus, bernie sanders is back
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>> it started as a report of an active shooter at lackland air force base in san antonio, texas. we now know two people are dead. a spokesperson for the bear county sheriffs office says that this appears to be a murder-suicide. we are told that investigators are still on the scene, that they consider to be active. we are also learning that three elementary schools around the area have also been placed on lockdown, deputies are still searching the area, but again what started as a report of an active shooter at lackland av has ended with two people dead and an apparent murder-suicide. that according to bear county sheriff's office. 11:29, we now turn to coverage of decision 2016. democratic hopefuls are the only ones with a contest to worry about over the weekend. it's a small one though. only 18 delegates are up
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grabs in tomorrow's caucus out if wyoming. and a new poll has a not so flattering results for donald trump. the associated press says he has quote unprecedented popularity. 7 out of 10 americans hold an unfavorable view of the gop front runner. trump's unfavorability is going up. it climbed from 58% in mid-february to 69% in the polls. it isn't much better among likely republican voters. half of them say they don't like trump. the survey has a more gin of error of just more than 3%. the democratic race for president is wrapping up after one of the nastiest weeks so far on the destroying side. in a live town hall this morning on "today" senator bernie sanders took brack his critique of hillary clinton was not qualified to be president. >> and on her worst day, she would be an infinitely better president than
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candidates. >> she's qualified? >> of course. >> clinton also addressed the controversy. she spoke with matt lauer yesterda yesterday. >> it will be up to the voters of new york and the other states that will be passing judgment in the weeks ahead. i think it's kind of a silly statement, but he's free to say whatever he chooses. >> clinton reiterated that she prefers sanders over trump or cruz for president. back and forth between the candidates and between the protesters. this time it was bill clinton who fired back at a crowd. >> wait a minute. wait a minute. okay. i heard it. can i answer? no, you see, here's the thing. i like protesters, but the ones that won't let you answer are afraid of the truth. that's a simple oath. >> he's in philadelphia when this encounter happened campaigning yesterday for his wife. you may remember last
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hillary clinton was caught yelling at protester for what she called repeating lies about her circulated by the sanders' campaign. president barack obama will attends at least three democratic fundraising events in california today this after a star studded dinner in los angeles last night at the home of the chairman of walt disney studios. tickets cost more than $33,000 a couple for that dinner. the president said nothing less than a functioning american democracy is what's at stake in november's elections. he stressed the importance of compromise, respect and the ability to listen. breezy today, windy, the breeziest time period will be in the afternoon hours. at that point we could see gusts up to 50 miles per hour. make sure you have the cell phone charged up. here's what it will feel like at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow when you fabtor in the winds. temperatures in the 20s and 30s. remember a freeze warning for the metro area north and west of town. bno
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the winds pick up with wind chill temperatures in the low-to-mount 30s. at find, the district only feeling about 34 degrees tomorrow as we head on into the late afternoon and evening hours. the wind chill temperatures go down. this is what it will file like at 6:00 p.m. on your saturday evening, if you have dinner plans out. you probably want to bring out the winter jacket. feeling like 29 degrees in washington. barbara will have the latest on the snow tomorrow in ten minutes. pope francis is calling for acceptance with the people that don't fit with christian values. he released his stance on family, marriage and divorce. ann thompson breaks it down for us. >> reporter: whether it is blessing an ohio girl slowly going blind or today's massive visit, the week the challenges of families are at the top of pope francis' agenda. in the "joy of love" the pope acknowledges what long married couples know, sexual desire will
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will feel the statement way all through life he writes and tells couples to renew their devotion over the decades. that had vice is peppered throughout the document, putting on paper the kind of personal dutch that ouch that is a hallm of if papacy. what is not here is divorce and marriage. he writes divorced and remarried catholics should not feel excommunicated and should be able to live and grow in the church. he does not say they can receive communion, an omission that may disappoint some. on the issue of gays and lesbians, he urges compassion but little more. from the pope, surprising parenting advice, endorsing sex education at a time when he says sexuality is too often trivialized and comes down hard on helicopter parents, saying obsession is not education. telling them to back off s
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their kids can learn to face challenges. the pope admits no family is perfect, but it is worth striving for that ideal. for "today," anne thompson, nbc news, new york. a major milestone for the world memory project. it's an effort to pull toke as many records as possible of holocaust victims and survivors. the u.s. holocaust memorial museum and ancestry.com say there are now 1 million people in near database. you can go through all of those records. if the launch goes off as planned, the international space station will soon have a first of its kind inflatable lab. spacex is sending 7,000 tons of supplies from cape canaveral this afternoon. it's mostly cloth that's expandsable and inflatable. spacex will attempt to land the rocket upright on a ship in the atlantic.
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. >> a man received tickets, the driver says he was fined nearly every day for two weeks. >> i was sick. i got 13 speeding tickets from a camera that's not even here. >> d.c. police have not told us why the camera vanished, some city's speed cameras do rotate to new locations. police have not explained why the speed limits change so frequently in that area. h
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more likely to take risks, depending on how much sleep they get. a new study by the cdc finds teens who average less than 7 hours a night are more likely to drink or text while driving. they're more likely to ride with a drunk driver and more likely not to wear their seatbelt. researchers also say teens who sleep more than ten hours have a higher risk of being injured. an unusual move by the
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>> islamic state fighters have not been on the offensive in iraq in months. >> that is the word this morning from secretary of state john kerry. the secretary made an unannounced stop in baghdad, where he is meeting with iraq's prime minister and other top officials. >> i said then when i was hear in baghdad
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dash back to stop the onslaught and together i can say we have. >> reporter: secretary kerry also announced an additional $155 million to help iraqis that have been displaced from their homes by isis terrorists. barbara, back to you. >> thanks, erica. look how two burglary suspects led people on a chase in l.a.. they took off for a joyride, speeding down the freeway and doing donuts on hollywood boulevard. after losing a tire, the suspects stopped to shake hands and take pictures until police arrived and arrested them. we have complained a lot about the weather lately. we want to show you video that we hope you will appreciate. >> this time, it's a time lapse of the sunrise this morning. take a look at this. is it spectacular or what? bright sunshine, quickly coloring the
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just beautiful. that's enough to help us protect about the rain and the cold. we have more in the forecast? >> exactly. as you look to the weekend, tomorrow's storm team 4 weather alert, wind, school, temperatures, rain and yes, snow showers, on sunday, the better of the two weekend dates t. sun is back. we lose the wind. so i want to show you the timing of the precip tomorrow with future weather. 3:30 to very early, rain showers potentially impacting the area. notice here, 5:00 a.m. snow mixing in, in frederick, by 9:00 a.m., we dry out. we get unlimited sunshine, we see it come out. the gustiest time period looks to be tomorrow afternoon, 1:00, we're tracking snow showers and rain mixed in. pack the poncho. i'll have more as far as the allergies are concerned
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up. it will soon be a littles will expensive to mail that letter. -- less expensive to mail that letter. a rate increase expires on sunday. so a regular stamp will cost you $47 cents down from the .49 cents. a postcard will a penny cheaper at 34 cents. i'm susan lee. we all know the first lady has a green itthumb a green thu. he is teaching children about healthy eating. al roker sat down to pick her brain about what she thinks her legacy will be after she leaves the white house. >> i just want people to say michelle obama was a hard working first lady who impacted people's lives for the bettered and made us proud.
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challenges she's faced in the white house, mrs. obama said all the good times outweighed any of the challenges of the last eight years. well, new after the break, a recall involving hyundai's top selling u.s. vehicle. >> plus an update on that wall street. the nra. they're powerful. they usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks.
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spend dark money to kill gun safety laws, donna edwards said 'no' she's fighting to ban assault weapons and putting the safety of our communities first. because to democrat donna edwards, the special interests aren't special. we are. working for us pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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case of a murdered student on the u.t. campus. we are just getting word from austin, texas, police chief, that a 17-year-old homeless teen by the name of meechaei l le criner. that individual had a female bike. >> that person had with him a duffle bag that belonged to the police chief says the woman. inside that burning trash can, the police chief says were items that belonged to haruka. the police chief had a chance to speak to her parents.
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say. >> she says, chief, will you do something for me? i said, yes, ma'am, what would you like me to do? she said, please tell all of your officers, tell everyone at the university of texas, everyone involved in this investigation thank you, but also please tell them to take care of themselves. and go home. and hug your children. not once, but twice. >> reporter: haruka weiser was an 18-year-old dance and premed dancer at the university of texas, austin, walking home sunday night from school campus and never made it to the dorm. a break in the case, a 17-year-old homeless teen will be arrested and charged with her murder. back to you. >> police made an arrest in a deadly pedestrian accident a. man was hit and killed arou 1:30 here in the district. police say a 24-year-old was
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she is charged with driving under the influence. well, you wouldn't want a drunk pilot flying your plane. that's why a co-pilot was kicked off his flight and is now facing charges. airport under surveillance video shows him escorted through the detroit metro airport. it happened nearly a week ago, they said the pilot was acting strange. police say the 50-year-old failed two breathalyzer tests. well, after 50 years of controversy, cars will speed through dominion raceway this weekend. the new track is off i-95 in thornburg. the first races are saturday night. neighbors fought the raceway for years, arguing the noise and traffic will hurt their quality of life t. track can seat about 4,000 people. 58s has a restaurant and a go cart track. right now, the hunt for a dangerous man who escaped from a psych i strict hospital. police helicopters are scanning eastern washington state with
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swat and k-9 teams on the ground. they're looking for anthony gar ver. he escaped hospital wednesday night and then stopped to see his parents yesterday. they called 911. he's been accused of murder and plotting to become a government building. a second patient also escaped from a hospital, but has been taken into custody. today a major hyundai car recall. the car maker is recalling 2011 hyundai sonatas because the power steering can fail. 173,000 cars are included in this recall. the company found the computer circuit board which powers the steering can fail overtime. hyundai will start notifying customers on may 30th to get the unit replaced free of charge. we are back in 60 seconds with adorable pic 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,
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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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this one is for you. >> sfurn state your name for the record. >> i'm in ready. the brand-new trailer was released. a "star wars" story is the first of a new anthology built as a "star wars" origin story. how about that a prequel to the original 1977 "star wars" movie. "rogue one" will hit theaters september 16th. speaking of movies, the boss, starring mellissa mccarthy hits theaters today. she is stopping by ellen with an exclusive announcement. mccarthy will be in the gilmore girls coming into netflix later this year. tune into ellen at 3:00 for details. mellissa and ellen together, hilarious. we have to end this segment with cuteness. this is smokey, jr., he was rescued from a
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orlando, florida. firefighters say it did not hurt anyone or property. now the florida fish and wild life officials are evaluating the cub. firefighters say they're happy that his mom wasn't around. yeah, that could have had a different ending. that's what's trending on this friday. back to you. >> i wonder where his mama bear is? >> i don't know. >> afr the brte ea ♪ ♪ maxx life in store and online. find brands you love at prices that work as hard as you do. maxx life in store and online. but jamie raskin is the only democrat for congress who's authored landmark progressive laws -- marriage equality, equal pay for women, green maryland act, assault weapons ban, and more. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message.
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>> teachers have the ability to transform lives every day, but one woman from wisconsin has taken her commitment to her students to a whole other level. >> kristen dal green has more on her life saving sacrifice. >> the first thing you notice about natasha fuller is that smile. not how sick she s. after a lifetime battling kidney disease. >> she says i just want to be
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i want to play with my friends. >> the first grader has been living in oak field, wisconsin, to be close to the hospital, hoping for a kidney transplant, but there was never a match. then one day her grandma was called to the principal's office. >> i thought she was naughty. i thought she got in trouble. >> reporter: and a woman she never met beforehanded her a present. >> oh! >> reporter: a card saying she was a perfect match. >> good morning. >> reporter: 3rd grade teacher jody schmidt is donating her kidney to the little girl who always stopped to say hi when she walked by. >> you are giving me a hug, aren't you? >> she's not even in your class? >> it's hard to explain. i know it's the right thing to do. >> she called her husband. >> i said i think i'm going to give a state of the union at kidney. he said, okay. >> reporter: she has three kids of her own. her family worries
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>> i'm worried she's going to get scared. because i'm scared, too. >> we will be scared together. but we'll be okay. >> yep. >> so you can get to do all the things you can't do. >> like jump, tackle? >> reporter: it's a day that could come very soon. surgery is scheduled for later this month. >> i just keep thinking of the time that i get to see her after when everything is done and she's healthy and that's what i keep picturing in my mind. >> very special. >> yeah. >> but they even look little alike. >> you think so? >> my imagination. >> what's the weekend looking like, amelia? >> very cold this weekend, saturday and sunday stay in the 40s for highs. today a high temperature of 56, breezy out there. tomorrow windy, especially during the afternoon hours, winds strong, maybe isolated
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across the area, 96 to that, we are tracking rain at tiles, mainly very early, again during the afternoon hours, with wet snowflakes mixing in, especially north and west of town, that's why it's a storm team 4 weather alert, sunday is the better of the two, a chance of a shower or two around on monday, warm early, a high of 68. more rain in the forecast on tuesday. a high of 62. that rain cools us back down into the 50s for wednesday and thursday. here's the latest impact forecast for this weekend. gardening just too cold. veronica will be doing a story about gardening and when the best time to do that will be. you can find more coming up on news 4 at 4:00. dress warm exercise sunday the better of the two days. here's the latest report. tree pollen continues to come in as high unfortunately. >> are you feeling it? >> yes, i do. using my antihistamines. that's news for mid-day. thanks for being with us. we are back this afternoon at
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