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look at the person they want to talk to about this deadly attack on metro. >> the victim is 15 years old. someone stabbed him inside the metro station. good evening, i'm wendy rieger. >> i'm jim handly. this all unfolded at the deanwood station in northeast d.c. around midday. there have been no arrests, but now there is a person of interest. we have live team coverage on this deadly stabbing. news4's pat collins begins our coverage now with the up-to-the-minute details on the investigation. pat? >> reporter: the first big clue in that case came just minutes ago, jim. sources tell news4 police are looking into the possibility that murder came as a result of a fight between the suspect and the victim before the stabbing at deanwood. this is where they say it happened, down on this side of the escalator before the two teenagers made it
now, there are security cameras down here, and the security cameras took pictures of the suspect, took pictures of this violent act, and now we're getting some of those pictures from police. police have just released these still pictures of the murder suspect in the stabbing death of a 15-year-old victim this morning at the deanwood metro station. this along with a lookout from the cops. >> the lookout that we have right now is for a male that looks like they're also in their teens, maybe early 20s with twists in their hair wearing a black puffy jacket, black jeans, and black shoes. >> reporter: there is still candle wax here from the vigil they had for davonte washington. 15-year-old davonte washington shot and killed at the deanwood metro station march 26th. now,
murder, another teenager killed in broad daylight at the deanwood station. the victim said to be about 15, stabbed to death near the gates as he and the suspect were leaving the station. scores of cops descend on the scenes. detective, crime scene techs, search dogs. so far no motive, no murder weapon. people here are wondering where were the cops at the station this morning? what's the problem here in your estimation? >> lack of police. lack of those people that supposed to be our protectors, and then they're hiding behind -- hiding in these parking lots over here. >> reporter: councilwoman yvette alexander told me she was at the deanwood station this morning meeting with constituents, and she says she saw no police here as well. we're going to hear more from here coming up at 6:00. now back to you. >> all right. thnk
and as pat just mentioned, it was just over two weeks ago that another teenager was shot and killed at that deanwood metro station. 15-year-old davonte washington, he was shot and killed while he was waiting for a train with his mother and his two younger sisters. he was simply going to get his hair cut for easter. davonte was a ninth grader. he was in the junior rotc at largo high school. people who live in the deanwood community can't believe it has happened again. today many are sad, some in shock, one teenager couldn't stop crying. news4's mark segraves joins us live with new reaction to today's killing. mark? >> reporter: jim, a lot of emotion, a lot of frustration we've seen here today. we are right across from the deanwood metro station. behind me is the deanwood community center and library, and this is what neighbors here want people to think of when they think of their community, not the place where two teenagers have been killed in just the
there is still a memorial outside the deanwood metro station from the murder of 15-year-old davonte washington two weeks ago. >> two of these things happening within a month of each other is beyond insane. >> reporter: today the grieving began again for another 15-year-old boy, also killed inside the deanwood metro station. these two teenagers couldn't contain their grief when they learned it was their neighborhood friend who had been stabbed to death today. moments later this woman arrived telling police she was the victim's aunt. she did not want to talk to reporters. the victim had been a student at nearby richard wright charter school, but that was last year. he did not attend that school this year according to the principal. this afternoon as word spread of a second killing at the metro station, local leaders began to arrive talking to neighbors and police. >> you know, used to be people solved problems with their
now it's either a knife or a gun and the consequences are absolutely deadly obviously. >> reporter: we can tell you now that police say that they are still looking for a suspect here. neighbors here still visibly upset. coming up at 6:00, there will be added security here. we'll tell you about that in the next hour. jim, back to you. >> mark segraves in northeast. mark, thank you. here at the live desk, we have just learned that police have arrested someone for shooting and wounding a 7-year-old girl. now, the shooting itself happened last friday night in southeast d.c. police say a little girl was walking with her family when she got hit by a stray bullet along knox place just off alabama avenue. about an hour ago they announced they had arrested michael wiggins, a man from southwest d.c. >> i got a chance to
and her family yesterday. we continue to pray for her speedy recovery. she is very anxious to get back to school, and we are anxious for that to happen. >> derrick ward was there for that announcement. he is going to have new reaction to not only the shooting but this arrest coming up in the next hour. i'm chris lawrence at the live desk. back to you. it's a deadly epidemic in prince george's county. seven women killed in i was dents related to domestic violence just since january. a prince george's county lawmakers is leading an effort to strengthen the laws and prevent some of these crimes. but as tracee wilkins reports, she may be running out of time. >> reporter: lawmakers have been working to figure out what the state can do to help solve problems. one lawmaker said she thought her bill was about to become law and then it just stalled. >> how i found out thath
was because i needed them. >> reporter: angela angel, a freshman maryland state delegate says she was in a relationship that down spiraled into harassment. >> text messages, con tathing my work, contacting co-workers. >> reporter: when she went to the courts for help -- >> there is a kicrime of harassment and a crime of destruction of property but no provision in family law that allows me to issue a protective order. >> reporter: she represents prince george's county which leads the state in domestic related deaths. >> destruction of property is just another way to assert control. it's another way to show that, you know, anything that you do, i control, i own, i own you essentially. >> reporter: that was the case in the murder of 3-year-old laila who was stand, shot, and killed by her dad two years ago in fort washington. frederick miller shot and injured two of his daughters' family members before kidnapping the little girl. he died in a shootout with police but had been harassi
mother's home for some time. >> he used to come over and vandalize the mother of his child's vehicle and sometimes would vandalize the house as well. >> reporter: but now the bill has stalled. although it passed as an amendment in the senate and the house, it may not become law. >> what is essentially does is make it to where it's sitting on someone's desk. so the senate can't vote on these measures because they're technically still in the house. >> reporter: what's going to happen with this bill next and is it going to make it out of the legislature before the last day, which is today? we'll have that coming up on news4 at 6:00. i'm tracee wilkins reporting live in annapolis. back to you in the studio. >> tracee, thank you. the maryland legislature ends at midnight tonight so time is running out for lawmakers that pass a law named for a fallen montgomery county police officer, noah's laws. it is being debated in committee because there were two
and senate. it would expand the use of ignition interlock devices for drunk drivers. it was named after noah leotta who was killed by a suspected drunk driver last year. a man died when his car went off a busy road. he lost control of his carolla on route 50 in the davidsonville area. you can see the victim's car flipped over in a wooded area off that highway. police have not identified him yet. police say an officer accidentally shot and wounded a would-be burglar inside a grocery store in laurel. the officers went to the indus market late last night when an alarm was set off. when they got there, a -year-o d 15-year-old took off. while searching inside the store, an officer got startled and accidentally fired his weapon wounding a second burg r burglar. this is the third burglary or even attempted
indus market. police are trying to figure out if these cases are connected. if you've driven by howard university, you may have missed them, about you now driving in s-only lanes could cost you a couple hundred bucks. ddot is now enforcing its bus-only lanes on georgia avenue between florida and barry place northwest. those lanes are meant to help transit, tour, charter, and school buses get through the area. so if you're caught driving in those lanes, you could face a 11 $200 fine. well, are you happy now after that drizzly start this morning? i'm pretty happy now. it's nice outside. >> anything is better, doug. >> you just want it to stay like this though, guys. >> yes, indeedy. >> but it's not going to. temperatures today made it into the 70s all across the area, but once again you just have to look at the temperatures around the mid-atlantic to see what's moving our way. it's 73 here. 74 down towards richmond but only 57 in pittsburgh with some rain falling. that rain and
weather is moving our way again. today will be a lot cooler than it was today but not cold. no more cold weather we can see in the forecast right now. here is the rain coming through cincinnati over towards pittsburgh. you can see that rain sliding down. for us this will just be a rain event. here is your headlines tonight. rain overnight. the next few days will be cool but then now we're talking. now we're talking. the 70s coming back and it looks like they want to stick around for a while. we'll talk about the nice weather in a few minutes. >> can't wait. thank you, doug. some other person comes -- >> they say they were trapped on a train. metro riders sent news4 a video of this wild and confusing ride. what we just learned about why riders were not allowed to get off. new drives in the district may have to dig deep to get their driver's license now, but a tough new drivers' ed plan may not go off as planned. police released more information about the shooting of a 7-year-old girl while the
weekend. he's live in southeast with the new details on this. derrick? >> reporter: well, we just got through with a walk from the mayor, and she chose that walk which she said was already scheduled to have assistant chief newsom announce that, indeed, there had been a break in this case, a case that shocked this community. a much-awaited announcement today regarding the shooting of a child in this southeast neighborhood last week. >> the 27-year-old, michael wiggins from southwest washington, d.c., has been arrested and charged in this case. i can't underestimate the help that we got from the community in this case, all the calls. >> reporter: mayor bowser walked the neighborhood where the child was shot on friday. >> a community walk that our agencies do in neighborhoods all across the district of columbia. >> reporter: it's a community that's been crying out for this kind of attention amid the all-too-often violence and gunfire here a stone's throw away from the 7th district
the shooting shocked even sickened neighbors. >> everyone is frantic. that's all i remember. it's frantic. >> reporter: this woman reacted to the commotion in the hallway. the father had brought his daughter and another child inside to the relative safety from the street where she had been hit. he was already doing what he could to stop the bleeding and another resident came to help. >> first thing i could help of was call 911 and get a towel to try to stop some bleeding. that was the first thing. then grabbed the little boy because he already saw too much. >> reporter: residents say this will stay with them for some time and in a neighborhood with so many young children, they're worried there's an indelible mark left on young minds and that nothing will change, but others hope it will. >> i hope so. i hope something will finally be done because it's not really safe right now. >> reporter: now, chief newsom tells us that this is probably the only arrest they're going to make this this case. they believe they have the one person that was shooting.
been an altercation that led to this gunfire and a random shot that unfortunately hit this young girl. we hear her condition is improving as people hope community conditions will do the same. live in ward, news4. a number of student groups at howard set up this rally. they want to encourage people to take a pledge, the it's on us pledge. it says any nonconsensual sex is an assault and encourages people to intervene in a situation where consent has not or cannot be given. >> say it loud, say it proud. >> it's on us to be the difference! >> along with a national effort to crackdown on campus assaults this, rally coincides with sexual assault awareness month. metro is investigating whether a conductor followed proper procedures for letting riders off a traine
out of service. this happened on the red line friday night. the passenger who sent us this video says riders was told there was an equipment problem but then given con fliflicting information about whether to get off or stay on the train. the passenger said it's conductor began bypassing stops and they were stuck until another metro employee found them trapped in that car. well, a plan that would impose some tough new driver's ed requirements in the district is getting a second look. the changes are supposed to happen on may 1st. as news4's tom sherwood found out, some district leaders are increasingly worried about the cost this is going to have on d.c. residents. >> reporter: many people pay for driving lessons, but they can be costly. and now the d.c. dmv as of may 1st is going to require that every first-time driver take 30 hours of classroom instruction and 8 hours behind the wheel before being eligible to take
d.c. council transportation committee chairman mary cheh is raising a ret flag on the costly new requirements. >> of course we want people to be trained to drive properly but what will it mean for people of modest means? some of these courses can cost $1,000 or more. >> she told nbc 4 there hasn't been enough notice and she's considering trying to hold up the change that would affect thousands of new teen drivers, immigrants, and others new to driving. >> we're effectively saying then to people without means that they can't get a driver's license. so we have to figure something out. >> reporter: dmv officials declined to appear on camera but told cheh in a letter that the new requirements have been advertised for months and if they're trying to ensure safe driving particularly among teens. drivers ed was once handled by d.c. schools, but it stopped doing it in 2009. as of now, there are no formal education requirements to take
in the district, tom sherwood, news4. >> so we asked, should all new drivers be required to take this driver's ed even if it means private lessons. right now a majority of you say yes indeedy. there are two ways you can vote. text this phone number. one for yes, two for know, or vote on the nbc washington facebook page. a new entry into the ride hailing business is raising some eyebrows tonight. a company called chariot for women is launching in boston later this week. the business is like uber and lyft but there will be only female drivers and they'll only pick up women and children. chariot for women's founder says his goal is to make sure women using these services are safe. some expect the company to face legal challenges for not hiring men. republican candidate donald trump lashing out at the delegate selection process. he's calling it crooked and corrupt. his comments come amid a
and john kasich. cruz shut out his rivals in a delegate selection contest in colorado over the weekend and is now campaigning in california. kasich polling second in new york and is drawing some of the biggest crowds ahead of next week's primary. on the democrat side, bernie sanders and hillary clinton are both campaigning in upstate new york. they will be facing off in a preprimary debate in brooklyn this thursday. meanwhile, this is how things are shaping up in the race to accumulate those delegates. donald trump has 756 of the 1237 he needs if he is going to secure that nomination. that's currently 200 more than ted cruz. hillary clinton is leading bernie sanders by more than 700 on the democrat side. and there's a new reason you may want to talk to your doctors about taking a daily aspirin. new details on how it can impact your health if you take this common pain reliever. >> a local sheriff accused of domestic
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more march weather? >> like the 80 degrees we had in march. >> or the december weather which was 75 degrees. >> exactly. >> yeah, yeah, you want december or march weather. we don't like this april weather which has felt a lot more like it should have felt in the month of march. no 70s, no 80s for a while. temperatures today though finally making its way back into the 70s. but that is coming with some wind. take a look at the rockville camera blowing in the wind. winds up to 30 miles per hour. look at the flag blowing down there along 355, wisconsin avenue as we make our way all the way out rockville pike toward rockville. across the area downtown, currently 73. 73. but look at the winds gusting to 29 miles an hour. that's the reason that we're up to 73. it's that southerly component to the wind. temperatures today well above where they've been over the past couple days and really all the way through last week. everybody is in the 70s. the only exception right along the chesapeake. down to
really nice. this will be the warmest day we see this week. we do have colder weather moving in. cooler weather, not colder, cooler. we'll see a chance for showers on the radar. you can see it's bway back to te best, back to pittsburgh, seeing rain. heavy rain to the south. this cold front is going to move through early tomorrow morning. if you're heading out early tomorrow morning, the morning rush, to get the kids to school, you will need the umbrellas. 3:00 a.m. just a few showers. by 7:00 everybody seeing rain and there's a few yellows. even a couple oranges. that means moderate rain and by 10:00 it's just about out of here. the cold front moves through. by 2:00 in the afternoon just about everybody seeing sunshine. the only difference down there is down towards southern maryland. you may stay cloudy most of the
clear out. sunrise 6:35. you know you'll be dealing with rain. rain showers around 10:00 a.m. but starting to end. 56 degrees. clearing. 57 by around 2:00 and then 58 degrees by 6:00. so kind of a cool day. temperatures 10 to 15 degrees cooler than where they were again. you will need the umbrella and probably the jacket. those are two things you will need tomorrow. as we make our way through the next couple days, you can put the umbrella away and get out the sunglasses. i'm thinking we're seeing sunshine all the way from wednesday all the way to next monday. not a storm in sight and the temperatures, notice how they're moving in the right direction. beautiful on friday, a high temperature of 65 degrees, but it gets even better for the weekend. you were talking about december a minute ago. veronica has the weekend forecast that is just as nice as the december forecast was -- as the forecast was back in december. did i say that the right way? >> this is all cal
we're going to right ourselves this weekend. i can feel it. >> i know i'm confused. help for honeybees. a local college is taking the class outdoors for a special project that impacts just about all of us and the things we eat and use every day. plus, he's being called a real life hamburglar. people want to talk to this guy who made himself at home at five guys. >> i'm darcy spencer in waldorf where a 10-year-old boy is clinging to life after being struck and critically injured whoil crossing the street on his bike in this crosswalk. tat police sayhe driver may
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he's accused of abusing his wife. the man in charge of the anne arundel county sheriff's office is now facing charges. plus, charged with spying for china, a virginia-based navy officer accused of giving up military secrets. and the d.c. new police body cameras may not be always recording as expected. >> i'm jim handly. >> and i'm wendy rieger. a 10-year-old maryland boy who was hit by a car while riding his bicycle is in critical condition. he was in a crosswalk on mcdaniel road in waldorf when he was hit. there are clear markings and street signs in that area. news4's darcy spencer talked to police about what happened in the moments that led up to that crash.
darcy? >> reporter: wendy, this is the crosswalk where this tragedy happened yesterday afternoon here on mcdaniel road. residents are telling me there's a major problem here with cars speeding through here. right now police are continuing their investigation to see what exactly led up to this crash, why did it happen? the driver didn't stop until after it happened. they're checking to see if she could have been distracted by her cell phone. the 10-year-old boy was crossing here on mcdaniel road in waldorf sunday afternoon. he was riding his bike in the crosswalk. he was with his mom and friends and he was wearing a helmet but police say a driver slammed into him. the fifth grader suffered head trauma wands a flown to children's hospital in critical condition. police say the crosswalk is clearly marked in the road and there are signs warning drivers to watch for pedestrians. police are trying to figure out
until after she hit the little boy. there are no skid marks at the site of the crash. the driver did remain at the scene. they're checking to see if she could have been distracted by her cell phone. what can you tell us about the driver? >> there is no indication that she was on her phone at the time of the accident. however, we are backing that up by writing some search warrants to check her phone records. and we're also checking the crash data module in her vehicle to see how fast she may have been going. >> reporter: just a few minutes ago, i was able to speak to a woman who was out here yesterday when the crash happened. she describes what she saw, what she heard. we're also going to hear from residents about the speeding problem through here and wh they say needs to be done to make this a safer place. back to you, jim 37. >> darcy, thank you. a developing story tonight, a virginia-based navy officer at the center of an espionage probe tonight. he's accused of spying for
that officer is identified as lieutenant commander edward lyn. he's been held in pretrial confinement for the past eight months now. nbc news has learned lin who is based in norfolk is suspected of passing sensitive state secrets to another country twice and trying to do it three other times as well. it is finally playoff time for hockey fans. the caps look poised to a make a deep postseason run. >> here we go, folks. their first-round opponent no push over. jason pugh joining us with what we need to know about the first-round match-up. >> the capitals proved to be the best team in hockey during the regular season but going forward into the stanley cup playoffs we know the regular season doesn't matter all that much, but this team completely understands the challenge that lies in front of them. a very exciting time. playoff preparations already under way at the verizon center.
stanley cup playoff logos. this capitals team wrapped up everything a few weeks ago. they have been trying to find ways to stay motivated. the playoffs is exactly what this group has been waiting for. >> these games mean a lot, and everybody is ready to rock and come first game of playoffs it will be all in. >> it's do or die. that switch has got to be flipped and got to be excited every game. we're excited to see what we can do. >> for us it's focusing on what has made us successful and what's going to and that's just being our ourselves, being the capitals. >> let's look at the schedule between these two teams. game one comes your way this thursday at verizon. then saturday game two. then off to philadelphia for games three and four on monday and wednesday of next week if necessary. games five and six will be played on the 22nd and 24th. the caps upon the president's
played at the verizon center. is this the year for the capitals? they haven't made it past the second round since 1998. the action starts this thursday. it should be fun. got money coming to you? news4 is working to help you track it down. making sure you get your tax refund. and top health officials say the more they
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in news 4 your health, the top health officials in the country say the more they learn about the zika virus the scarier it appears. today they announced new damage the virus may do to unborn children. >> the virus is linked to a broader set of complications in pregnancy, not just microcephaly, but also prematurity, eye problems, and some other conditions. >> the more we learn about the neurological aspects, the more we look around and say this is very serious. >> neurological problems have also been found in adults with the virus. the cdc and nih say they also desperately need more funding to battle zika's spread. we heard about the benefits of taking aspirin, about you now researchers say it could help
the u.s. preventative services task force say there is good evidence that that low dose aspirin protects against heart attacks, strokes, and colon cancer. especially for people between the ages of 50 and 70. but there is a caveat. >> the benefits for colon cancer prevention really you have to be taking aspirin for five to ten years before you see that benefit. >> talk to your doctor before taking aspirin regularly. it is a blood bthinner. have you heard the one about the burglar in the burg joint. we'll explain how this guy slipped into a five guys and decided to do a little cooking. and d.c. police have hundreds of body-worn cameras, but some of them aren't being used and some police are under investigation. our report coming up. another wet morning rush. i'll show y
record video when police interact with the public. the metropolitan police department says those cameras make officers more accountable and help build stronger relationships with the community. but an internal review by d.c. police showed at least 40 cases last year that the technology failed. the cameras didn't work because of bad batteries, cords, or hardware and what's more, in at least 27 other cases, the agency conducted internal investigations of its own officers for failing to power up the cameras while on duty. in at least three instances we found officers were disciplined for not doing so. d.c. police say this is a minority, a small minority of cases. they say they've already recorded 25,000 hours of video with their body cameras and that's just since june. a much wider deployment of cameras expected by the end of this year. jim? >> scott, thank you. this is a new one. d.c. police are now looking for a hamburglar tonight. take a good look. investigators say this guy followed a delivery man into the
friday morning. he stuck around until that delivery man left, then cooked himself up a burger. the man eventually left with that burger and a bottle of water. so you filed your taxes and you're getting a refund. but where is it? consumer reporter susan hogan joins us now from our newsroom with what you need to know before you panic. susan? >> that's right, wendy. we have been warning you about tax refund fraud, so no wonder why you might be a little worried if you still have not received your refund. so here is the deal. when the irs processes your tax return and approves your refund, it will give you a personalized refund date. now, even though the irs issues most refunds in less than 21 days after it receives your tax return, it is possible your tax return may require additional review and take a little longer. you can check the status of your refund within 24 hours after the irs receives your e-filed tax return or four weeks after mailing your paper
it has been more than 21 days since you filed and more than six weeks since you mailed your tax return. now, to check the status of your churn and your refund as well, just log on to the nbc washington app and search where's my refund. wendy? >> thanks, susan. well, when you eat, you need to thank a bee because bees play an incredible role in producing about a third of the food that we put on our plates. they're an important part of food chain, critical. but as you've probably heard, they are dying at record rates. news4 photojournalist beth brown went to george mason where students are engaged in a project to help the honeybee. >> reporter: at the very start of this i am not afraid to say that i did not like bees. i was afraid of bees. >> you try to avoid them, especially when you're on campus. the big bumblebees and you see people avoiding
important pollinator worldwide and it's on the decline. >> we are checking to make sure she got out of the cage. >> she's beautiful. >> everybody loves to find the queen too. that's the biggest moment of excitement. >> she's right here. she's longer. she's bigger than the rest and she is white. >> at george mason we have nine hives. >> throughout the semester we record each field day of what we see how the colony is doing, if we see a queen, if we see brood and everything we do kind of gives us an indication on how well the colony is doing throughout the year. >> so we know this colony actually is in good shape. they personal ly see. if you eat you really need to care about the bees. >> a world without bees would mean the end to a lot of the fruits and the nuts that we appreciate. >>
apples. >> a lot of our bees die mostly just from not being able to keep themselves warm in the winter, but we do have a lot of problems with things most beekeepers do see. >> remember the big head. >> oh, yeah. >> they don't sting. that's why i can hold them like this without having any issues. >> we're looking to expand this initiative. we're looking to deepen our research. >> we're connected to them. >> yeah. they help us live so we should help them live as well. >> bees are critical. they truly are. >> and we can see those prices of honey going up every day. if you're like wendy and me, we know you love your pets. >> today we are celebrating our companions. dozens of you sent us pictures of your pets on this national pet day, including some of your friends at news4. melissa mollet, shomari stone, and jim and veronica. i hav
girl. don't forget to mark your calendars for nbc's clear the shelters day. >> there's my rescue and he pictupic posted his own picture. and we're big on rescue. >> mine was a rescue as well. we have great weather for getting out this week. walking your dog. >> maybe even going for a run. >> it's just getting warmed up and finally we have this spring pattern as mentioned. it is here and it's going to be sticking around, folks. no more temperatures that will be bottoming out in the low 30s or subfreezing. we are, however, going to be tracking rain moving into after midnight. mild today. temperatures in the low and mid-70s. by 11:00 p.m. we're down to the low 60s and temperatures will continue to drop even as the front moves through early part of the day tomorrow.
umbrella, yes, you are going to need it but i think the small pocket or purse-sized umbrella for the light rain that will be coming through. it will be a little breezy at times. storm team4 radar quiet here but you can see the rain in cincinnati coming through areas of kentucky and look at that. down to the southern part of the system it's thunderstorms with wind and hail. not going to get anything like that, but there might be one or two locations far south around fredericksburg, maybe leonardtown that could have a rumble of thunder early in the morning. here is the showers at 3:00 a.m., scattered coming into the area rather light. i think a little bit of a breeze around 6:00 to maybe 9:00 a.m. with the heaviest stuff coming through. it's down across southern maryland by 9:00 a.m. and then we clear, we clear rapidly. we'll get back into sunshine. temperature though tomorrow afternoon wille right around 60 degrees but we will have some sunshine coming our way. so most of our rain prior to about noontime tomorrow. that means the weather is going to have a low impact on our day. as we dry out and warm up and, wow, wait until you
way the upcoming weekend. it's going to be really nice and you're going to love it. as far as noontime goes tomorrow, again the rain out of here. you can see the sky clearing. mild. close to 60 by 3:00. 58 and 54 by 7:00. a lot of you i know you're going to the game this evening. some of you probably even going to the game tomorrow so here is the forecast for tuesday as the nationals take on the braves. on the cool side. about ten degrees lower or cooler than today. nice evening but our temperature 50 degrees by 9:00, 10:00 tomorrow evening. the next change for us is when we get into those days with full sunshine across the area. the first of which is going to be wednesday with that pattern change. i think at 9:00 a.m., we're 45. 50 at 11:00 a.m. on wednesday. we get the grade of "a" with "a" plus for wednesday and thursday with all the sunshine that will be across the area. saturday the high 65. we're seasonably mild. sunday right now looking as though we could be 70 degre o
even higher. temperatures across the area. and that will make this upcoming weekend probably the nicest with sunshine, the mildest weekend since what we had the second weekend of december going all the way back that far. so a lot of folks are going to be out and about in this upcoming weekend. here is the wednesday, thursday, friday, 62, around 65 degrees. mild conditions. a look at the weekend. 65, 70 degrees. easter next week this time, closer to 80 degrees. i think our chance of rain may some late monday or tuesday. we'll see the temperatures start to push higher. doesn't look as though we will have any extended period of heat coming our way but one thing is for sure. we get that pattern change, spring, spring temperatures, closer to average. and a few spring showers that will come through from time to time. of course, that also means that the pollen count may be going up. we'll be posting that online and on our storm team4 facebook page. make sure you check it out. >> thank you, v.j. anne arundel county sheriff has been charged with assaulting his wife. ut
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because of law the restricting the rights of transgender people. bruce springsteen canceled shows in north carolina over a new law blocking anti-discrimination rules. the man charged with killing former new orleans saints defenseman star will smith remains in jail tonight on a $1 million bond. police say cardel hayes shot smith saturday night after the two got in a traffic accident and had an argument. a defense attorney says hayes fires in self-defense. investigators say hayes had previously sued a retired police officer who happened to have dinner with smith on saturday but so far there's no evidence that connection played any role in the shooting. he's one of the top law enforcement agents in anne arundel county, but tonight sheriff ronald bateman is the one facing the charges for allegedly assaulting his wife. ches
nbc's kim dacey has details and reaction from the community. >> this is unchartered territory for us. it's uncharted territory for the county. >> reporter: anne arundel county police arrested arn arundel county sheriff ronald bateman sunday night. he's charged with misdemeanor second-degree degree assault after his wife called police to the couple's pasadena home. his wife told police he physically assaulted her. police say she had visible injuries to her face. >> minor abrasions, scrapes, bumps, bruises i would say with some swelling. >> reporter: police say there were children in the home at the time but they are not injured. bateman has been released on his own recognizance. in a statement he says he will continue to work only in an administrative capacity. the undersheriff will handle the day-to-day operations of the sheriff's department. he also says, quote, i categorically deny ever assaulting my wife. we had an emotional family
dispute which led the police to come to our home. >> i can't believe it, honestly. i can't say enough good about the guy. just a nice guy. >> reporter: friends are in shock over the news wondering what exactly happened. neighbors seem split on the issue. >> i think it's unfortunate. i think that, you know, someone who is supposed to be upholding the law and protecting the citizens a injuring his own family members. it's not okay. >> always very nice. you know, we say hi to each other, very cordial, so we were very surprised, and we just need to remember there's two sides to every story. >> reporter: police promise to treat this case the same as any other. >> we tried to make the decisions last night based on what was the right thing to do. that's what we did. and we're continuing to do that moving forward. >> now, sheriff bateman has turned into his weapons and credentials. this case is being referred to a special prosecutor. news4 at 6:00 with vance and wendy starts right now.
right now at 6:00, police on the hunt for this man. they want to talk to him after a teenager was stabbed at a metro station. >> and we are learning that two metro stations could be getting some new names and why some people say those names are not accurate. all new at 6:00, we'll tell you who is gaining support. nbc news has released a new poll in the gop presidential race. also tell you why donald trump thinks part of the election process is rigged. but for the second time in just a couple weeks, a teenager is murdered at the same d.c. metro station. good evening. i'm wendy rieger sitting in for doreen. >> i'm jim vance. the victim in the most recent case is only 15 years old. tonight the police are looking for this person. they're calling him a person of interest. they say the victim was stabbed and killed trying to leave the station this morning. >> we have team coverage. mark segraves has some details about the victim but we want to begin with news4's pat collins
who was live at the deanwood metro station where this unfolded. pat? >> reporter: we're here in the deanwood station. this is the area where they say it happened, an area between that down escalator over there and the gates that you use to leave the station. now, this incident was caught by metro security cameras. there are a lot of them down here, and from those cameras tonight a big clue, a picture of the murder suspect. take a close look at this picture because if you know him, you'll know. late this afternoon police released these security camera pictures of the suspect in the murder of a teenager at the deanwood metro station. the victim, they say, is about 15 years old, stabbed this morning as he and the suspect were leaving the station. sources say police are looking into the p