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knifepoint. new tonight, how police say a woman tried to get away from her attacker after a run-in at a mall. and no more doubt about the severe effects of the zika virus in unborn children. criminals using social media to brag about and document their crimes. according to police, one recent example involved the death of a prince georges county police officer. >> new at 11, news4's jackie bensen talked to the prosecutor about the twisted ways the bad guys are using the web. >> reporter: the shocking information was revealed in court today. last month's horrific ambush of the prince georges county police district 3 station that left 28-year-old officer jakai dawson dead was supposed to make michael ford an internet sensation. ford had asked his two brothers, now co-defendants,
planned, but failed, suicide by cop on his cell phone and send it to the website. we caught up with state's attorney on social media dangers at a laurel high school tonight. she claims her office is seeing an increasing number of cases in which criminals are taking to social media to boast about and even document their crimes. >> we have these very poor examples here and across the country of people who do dangerous and destructive things and they become famous for it. so the notoriety is often a factor for them. this is a way to become popular. >> reporter: d.c. police also confirmed some of the participants in several recent high-profile crimes used social media to fuel the fires of violence. >> the amount of disputes that are arising out of communication that is occurring through these electronic mediums between these kids is huge, and i know you've en
and we monitor it all the time. >> reporter: we are told that video from the district 3 police station ambush never made it to the website. in prince georges county, jackie bensen, news4. another disturbing case tonight involving crime on social media. prosecutors in ohio say a drunk teenager broadcast her friend being sexually assaulted live on p periscope. she has been indicted as an accessory along with the man in the video who is raping her friend. the "today" show is working on this story. we'll have much more tomorrow morning at 7:00. we're working to find out if atlanta braves hector olivera is out of jail tonight. he is accused of assaulting a woman in pentagon city. police say he knew the woman. the two reportedly got in an argument after she came to his hotel room last night. police say the woman had bruises and was taken to the hospital. major league baseball put
olivera on leave tonight as the investigation continues. there is new information on the global fight against the zika virus. the centers for disease control say there is no longer any doubt. zika is the prime cause of severe birth defects. scientists officially linking the mosquito-borne illness with microcephaly in a new report in the journal of medicine. scientists will look at what other effects zika can have on unborn babies. women and their partners should avoid taking steps traveling to areas where zika is prevalent if they plan on getting pregnant. kind of a cool night across our area today after what was a fairly cool day. temperatures into the upper 50s. we did hit 60 down towards fredricksburg. this time of year average is 66, so we were a little below average. we'll get closer to that average tomorrow. latest advisories now. frost advisories in the
all of montgomery, prince william and stafford. freeze warnings back to the west. we'll see a very cold start to our day tomorrow. temperatures will rebound nicely with some sunshine. we'll see cool nights and nice afternoons and then we'll see a beautiful weekend. i've got the entire forecast. wait until you see it coming in a minute. thank you, doug. new tonight police in greensberg are looking for a woman who was sexually assaulted at knife point in a shopping mall. shomari stone is there live with the latest from police. shomari, what are you learning? >> that victim was shopping behind me in a shopping plaza in greenbelt, and a lot of people are concerned. she worries about walking in her neighborhood in greenbelt plaza near greenbelt, maryland. >> i don't leave my house unless i have someone with me. >> reporter: a woman was se
mall. the suspect walked up to the woman while she was shopping 9:45 p.m. on monday. he continued to bother her when she started to leave. when she walked across the street on breezewood drive, investigators tell us the suspect pulled out a knife, thre threaded and sexually assaulted her in a nearby wooded area. >> i don't want to have to feel like my life is in danger. >> reporter: as police investigate, this community is on edge. >> i won't be walking out in the dark. >> reporter: now keep in mind this happened, police say, around 9:45 in the night monday, and they urge anyone with information, if you saw anything suspicious around that time, give the greenbelt police department a call. live in greenbelt, shomari stone, news4. tonight we're hearing from the company that manages the centreville apartment complex where a man sexually assaulted a 77-year-old woman. eagle point development tells us it is, quote, devastated and it's cooperating fully with police to catch the attacker. tss
residents complained to news4 that a security door had been frequently left propped open. the management company says it will reinforce the need to control access to the building. they will continue to strike as long as it takes. that is the message from verizon's union workers tonight. some 40,000 of them, including many in our area, walked off the job at 6:00 this morning. and we found workers picketing today in ash burn, herndon and alexandria. current and even former employees took part in this job action because the strike revolves around retirement benefits. >> did you think after you retired you would have to come back to a picket line? >> no. this is the second picket line since i retired. >> we're trying to keep jobs here in america and we just want to work. >> very eye zon says it's been negotiating with the union since june. verizon says the company's agenda is rooted in the
a strike does not bring either side closer to a resolution. picketing will resume at 6:00 tomorrow morning. it got heated. metra chair jack evans calling out metro, blaming them on poor management. alan tubbs telling us they did acknowledge the system's crisis-to-crisis mode of dealing with problems is inefficient and wasteful. one congressman says metro didn't know how to spend the money it has, which sparked an angry response from evans. >> if you're looking at increasing the operating revenue the way you're talking about, you become the most expensive operating system. >> all i'm asking from you is $300 million which is your fair share given the fact that we transport 50% of your work force every day! >> congressman meadows later said he could support more funding if metro commits to making the system safe and
trouble for metro. a woman just filed a lawsuit saying that a metro bus driver was negligent when the bus hit her last month in arlington. that woman says she was walking in the crosswalk with the walk sign when she was hit and pinned under the bus. her attorneys say that she suffered a concussion and a broken arm. she's seeking $25 million in damages. we now know that the body found in a manassas retention pond last month belonged to a woman who was reported missing back in february. prince william county police today identified the body as 23-year-old rose detoro. we first told you about rose when she disappeared on february 4. her family told us she had bipolar disorder and was last seen at a manassas hotel there. the hotel isn't far from the pond where she was found. police say they do not suspect foul play. and new at 11, we're going to find out tomorrow if florida prosecutors are going to continue to pursue charges against donald trump's campaign
cory lewandowski turned himself in to jupiter, florida police last month after this campaign event where lewandowski is accused of grabbing and bruising a reporter's arm. they are reporting that prosecutors will drop the battery charge tomorrow. that has not been confirmed, however, by nbc news. the commander in chief says the united states has the momentum in the fight against isis. president obama speaking today at cia headquarters in langley, virginia after meeting his national security advisers. the president reviewed the progress the u.s. coalition is making in rolling back the islamic state from iraq and syria and killing its leaders. he said the u.s. has the upper hand. >> it only stiffens our unit and determination to wipe this bio terrorist organization off the face of the earth. >> obama says the u.s. will also keep working to secure a diplomatic resolution to syria's civil war. he says a fragile
reduced violence there but hasn't eliminated it. there are concerns that the pentagon after russian war planes flew within 30 feet of a u.s. navy destroyer dozens of times this week. the navy released this video from the baltic sea. the planes appear to be unarmed, but the commander of the destroyer said the plane seemed to be in a simulated attack mode. officials described the fly-bys as an aggressive act in a growing act of muscle flexing by moscow. the ship was in international waters about 70 miles from russia's coast. the family of a former nfl star fighting back tonight against some of the stories surrounding his death. what will smith's wife say? what she's saying about the shooting that killed her husband. playoff fever spreading in the district. the official declaration from the mayor before the caps take the ice tomorrow night. and the season premiere millions are waiting for kept tightly under wraps for everybo
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a public viewing for former nfl star will smith will be held on friday. and now we're hearing some strong pushback from some of the stories -- about some of the stories about how he died. through her attorney, smith's wife raquel is giving her account of last weekend's deadly shooting. she said she and her husband narrowly avoided slamming into the back of cardell hayes' hummer. after that the hummer per sued them and slammed into their
mercedes. an argument escalated and hayes shot back. >> he was shot once. his wife was shot twice. >> reporter: it was hayes that was -- a person in hayes' car said it was smith preparing to shoot and hayes was shooting in self-defense. i do here by proclaim 8:00 a.m. in washington as rock the red day. >> all right, fans, go through those closets, get those red ties, red shoes, red shirts. wear them in pride tomorrow to support your washington caps as they begin their quest for lord stanley's cup. d.c. mayor muriel bowser said the city will light up in red tomorrow. she's encouraging you to light up, too. they just gave doug
swag tie tonight. that's coming up later in sports. here's your owen danoffer update. the d.c. native is now the top 12 of "the voice." adam levine used the judge's "save." you can watch dan ooff and the rest of the top 12 perform next monday night. today president obama hosted 130 students at his last science fair. the president began the tradition six years ago now. one of the students from clarksburg, maryland said his personal experience inspired his invention. when andrew ganashan was a baby, his parents carried him ten miles to a remote clinic in india to receive a vaccination. but the vaccines were
inoperative due to humidity. >> i invented the refrigerator on wheels. >> reporter: he says his invention can transport 210 life-saving vials that could vaccinate an entire village. students from gaithersburg and centreville were also part of the big science fair today. we have a little bit of a chilly night out there tonight but it's going to get warm tomorrow? >> this is kind of going to be the thing as we pass the next couple days. cool nights and nice afternoons. this is what we want here this time of year. we're going to see high pressure dominating and that's going to be the big factor the next couple days. full of sunshine but cool nights, too. it is on the chilly side. already down to 50 at the airport but some 30s in the suburbs. we'll stay above 40 inside the beltway. as we move off toward the west, though, already 37 in frederick, 37 in warrenton, as well as ft. meade
toward cambridge. it's going to be a cold night tonight. that's why we have the frost and freeze advisories. the freeze warning in the light blue back here, frederick, leesburg, and then to the east, most of northern virginia and also montgomery and howard counties. this is where we have the frost advisories. don't be surprised if you wake up tomorrow morning and have to scrape the frost off your windshield. that's just something on the radar asking you to take that off. that's what's called clear air mode. it picks up anything out there. there's not much going on. not much in the way of cloud cover, either. that's the next storm system, a little front that came on through, and that will help to keep things on the cooler side the next couple of days. it also helps to keep the sunshine in or out for tomorrow. so a cold start tomorrow. 42 degrees with that sunshine tomorrow afternoon. cool but nice with a little bit of a breeze. some areas only in the upper 50s tomorrow, but most locations, i think, getting to the low 60s. that is a very nice afoo
if you liked today, you're going to like tomorrow even better. tomorrow morning, however, will be on the cool side. 34 in frederick, 31 around the gaithersburg area. some locations will get around the freezing area in the suburbs. heading back towards the shenandoah valley and parts of blue ridge, too. 59 gaithersburg, 65 down toward fredricksburg. we'll call it cool, but that's only because the average temperature tomorrow is at 65 degrees. we're technically seasonably cool, but it's still going to be a great one out here. here's what's happening. when you have high pressure dominating, that high pressure to the north keeps us on the cooler side. as it slides to the south, it allows us to really start to see the warmer air and the sun takes its focus here. lots of sunshine, seasonably cool until friday, and looking great and very warm for the weekend. look at these numbers. low to mid-60s thursday and friday. friday high of 68. sunday, a high of 70. then look at
locations could hit 80. we cool a little bit as we head to next week, but notice just about all those numbers close or at least close to or above the average temperature. we need a nice stretch and we're finally getting it. coming up, the wizards in their season on a high note today, but could some major changes be coming? >> sports is coming up next, but first, here's jimmy fallon. >> hey, guys. ice cube is my guest tonig
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the season is done. big question floating out there, is he done? >> randy whitman has been a good head coach for the wizards. if you don't perform, it's usually the head coach that gets blamed. based on their record, the wizards weren't great, good or bad this season. they were average. they ended on somewhat of a positive note. if it turns out randy whitman did coach his final game, at least his team went out with a victory. numerous reports say the organization will move on from whitman after this season. wizards with the hawks tonight
two. jared dudley coming up with the steal here. you see ramon sessions. he had 22 points tonight in the victory. great move there and finish by the rookie. under a minute to go now. sessions feeds underneath. he scored 19 points tonight. wizards go on to win this one 109-98. they win this season with a 500 record. here's head coach randy whitman. >> i'm going to come to work until they tell me i can't. i love the shot. i'm proud of what we've done hee here. i took over four and a half years ago and this was a side show. we slowly changed the culture of this team. i'm proud of the work i've done here. i'll be here first thing in the morning, so if you want to come by, i'll be here. >> d.c. may be saying
whitman, los angeles definitely saying goodbye to kobe bryant. his 20-year career comes to an end. the black mamba not shying away tonight. currently he has 15 points in the first quarter on 13 shots. over to diamond now. things may be shaking the right way for the nationals so far this season, especially when they play the braves. scoreless in the fourth inning. first home run as a member of the nationals. that put the good guys up. later on, jason wirth getting in on the action. absolutely just crushes this ball to center. nats, they go up 3-0 in this game. in the 6th, it's tanner roa. he was absolutely dominant on the mound tonight. four strikeouts, seven shutout innings for
orioles improving to 8-0 taking on the red sox. khris davis doing his part, going opposite field. this one sails over the green monster. 2-1 shot, fourth of the year for davis. the birds lead by a pair in the fourth. jackie bradley jr., he ruins the orioles perfect season. the red sox wouldn't look back from there. they go on to win this game by a final score of 4-2. over to the ice now, the capitols with their eyes fixed on the prize. final practice at ketler ice before the game tomorrow. they'll have a morning skate and it's all business from there. caps and flyers, excitement to the roof. how do they stay calm before the
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