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how some of d.c.'s youngest fans are celebrating. but first, your out the door forecast. >> your friday will have a perfect cloudless sky. it's a pay back weekend after a couple weekends lost to wind and rain. top down weather is here. frost advisory until 9:00 a.m. northern and western suburbs. not too many spots below freezing here early this morning. so the next 24 hours, it's open window weather provided the pollen doesn't get you. p its in the upper 30s early this morning, near 60 at 7:00 tonight after highs in the mid to upper 60s today and a milder start, 45 degrees to get your saturday morning started. we'll take a look at the commuter impacts coming up in a few minutes. and here is thmelissa with traffic. connect
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road, right lane southbound connecticut right now shut down. looks like this white car may have gone off of connecticut avenue through a fence and nearly hit that house right there. we're trying to get more information on this right now. chopper just got to the scene. two problems on metro. green line single tracking between college park and greenbelt because of late clearing track work and red line also single tracking between van ness and dupont. clays both directi delays both directions there. more information on this problem here that chopper is overcoming up. breaking news in the district. a man is dead after a stabbing at an apartment in southeast. this happened on livingston road about 1:30 this morning. megan mcgrath joining us live with the latest. >> reporter: this happened just a few hours ago. so it's very early in the investigation. but preliminarily, police believe that this deadly stabbing stems from some sort
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a domestic incident, that it was not a random act of violence. there is a connection here. police were called to the apartment building on livingston road right around 1:30 this morning. and that's when they found a man bleeding, he apparently had been stabbed. he was taken from the scene to a local hospital and later pronounced dead. now, investigators could be seen carrying a young child out of the apartment building. it is unclear what if any relationship that child has to the victim here. at this point no arrests have been made. police have not yet released the name of the man who died. reporting live in southeast, megan mcgrath, news 4. we're monitoring the condition of a maryland state trooper following a terrible crash on the beltway. maryland state police say trooper ezra ganeshananda suffered critical injuries. he was rushed to a baltimore hospital after crews pulled him from his mangled car. a suspected hit and run dri
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slammed in to his car sitting on the shoulder of the road north of annapolis road and the driver 60-year-old prasad yadavalli hit three other cars before slamming into the trooper's car. the trooper's car was hit a second time by a tow truck. >> there will be charges here coming soon. we'll consult are the state's attorney's office to make sure all charges are appropriate that we will pursue with. >> my reaction was the car who hit him was going entirely too fast. >> the driver who hit the trooper is also in the hospital. no one else was hurt in the crash. and an expected plea in the case against the man accused of killing montgomery county police officer noah leotta. luis reluzco will plead guilty to application manslaughter. reluzco hit leotta on rockville pike while the officer was working a due patrol. he faces a maximum of 10 years. leotta's death sparked a push for stron
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maryland. earlier this week, state lawmakers passed know thnoah's . d.c. police have made an arrest in a burglary that ended with a 6-year-old being shot. police have arrested 26-year-old seemgtss, one of at least two dlurgry suspects who broke in to a foote street northeast apartment, this happened last wednesday. police say a person who was inside that apartment fired shots at the suspects. two bullets hit a 6-year-old in the arm, that boy is expected to be okay. i'm erika gonzalez at the live desk. new numbers this morning, nine people dead, several hundred injured after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake in southern japan. this happened last night, homes shaking so violently that almost two dozen completely collapsed. and in the rubble of one of the homes, a sleeping baby inc
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for six hours. there has been more than 120 aftershocks. now the big cleanup under way. back to you. today marks three years since the boston marathon bombing. there will be a moment of silence just before 3:00 this afternoon and bells will ring throughout the city. city leaders will lay a wreath to honor the three killed and 260 others who were hurt. boston's mayor has permanently designated april 15th as one boston day. 6:05 is your time. it's he heart to believe that it's been thine years since the shooting at virginia tech that killed so many people. tomorrow morning the bell at the capital square in the bell tower there will ring 32 times, once for each of the victims. flags will be flown at half-staff. and there is also a blood drive today in remembrance of the victims at the virginiaec
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could cost prince william county schools up to $200 million to rename mills e. godwin middle school. the school is being named in honest offer george hampton. board members said renaming the school was a good idea by godwin was a segregationist. the costs including changing signings, refinishing the gym floors will be high. the chairman says carryover funds will help cover those costs. the blue line service is back on track this morning on metro after trains had some trouble and trapped rider yesterday afternoon. this video was sent to us by one of those riders. it shows passengers walking off a disabled train on to a working one. it was a mechanical issue that left almost 200 passengers stuck outside the metro station at rosslyn for more than an hour. no one was hurt and service has since been restored. go capses go.
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y caps took game one last night, they shut out the flyers. holtby made 11 saves. the teams play again at the verizon center tomorrow night. tickets online are going for $140 for the cheap seats. yikes. prices get up into the thousands. go caps, rock the red. some adorable caps fans, brand new caps fans. i mean, come on. the team is giving out capitals gear to newborns who were born during the playoff run. babies born at head stmedstar a getting gear. just put newborn babies apz pandas on tv and i'm just a happy girl. >> and put a little cap hath on
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>> you are a genius. >> you try to get a hat on a panda. well, more than just a city holiday, how people in d.c. are using emancipation day to draw attention to another ongoing fight. and a problem in silver spring. take a look at this, a car nearly hitting a house. details coming up. also ahead, video that has been drawing a strong reaction in our newsroom. a young child paddled by his principal while his mother watches. how that school district is responding to the trage this ou
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. welcome to friday morning, everybody. 6:11 is your time check. seat heaters on for the ride in this morning. some of the outlying suburbs are back in the 30s again this morning, but open the sun roof and
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this afternoon. 66 when you come back later this afternoon. traveling locally, nothing to worry about. regionally, great weather from charlotte to boston. traveling nationally, if you love snow, go to salt lake city or denver. they will be measuring the snow in colorado in the feet before this weekend is over. some places 2 to 4 feet of snow in colorado will this weekend. so right now chopper 4 still over this problem in silver spring. southbound connecticut avenue at aspen hill road. if you take a look, you can see it looks like the vehicle actually went through the fence nearly hitting the house. no word yet right now on any injuries. but we're trying to find out. green line single tracking between college park and green pelt. and red line single tracking between van ness and dupont circle. 66 looking good, 95 north quantico to the beltway, you're okay. 270 southbound from
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the beltway outer loop to 270 is okay, as well. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car today. 6:13. there is a new push today in support of d.c. statehood. supporters plan to march up pennsylvania avenue as part of d.c. emancipation day. that commemorates the president lincoln freeing more than 3,000 slaves in the capital city. it's during a renewed fight for d.c. statehood with advocates arguing d.c. residents pay federal taxes but lack a vote in congress. and d.c. mayor muriel bowser says the city can and will do more to highlight the lack of voting representation in congress and statehood. for the first time ever, d.c.'s budget will not be a part of the federal budget, but it still has to go flew congress. and rachel maddow asked if she's ready for a sfit. glink the fact that the court has weighed in s
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everybody that sending our budget, our local dollars directly to the congress makes sense for everybody. >> bowser says she's frustrated the district wasn't represented on capitol hill in the heated congressional hearings on metro safety. a video recorded by the mother of a 5-year-old being paddled by a principal in georgia is sparking outrage on social media this morning. the boy's mother says the prip told her that if she tried to intervene, her son would be suspended. the mother had previously been arrested for her son's truancy record and she was out on bond. >> i'm not watching. >> i'm going to hit your hand. >> really tough video to watch here. more than a million people have watched the video that was posted on facebook. in a statement of, the jasper county school district says when corporal punishment is used, it is with parental consent.
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discipline policies. nearly half the school districts this georgia allow the practice. 6:15 your time. new developments we learned overnight, a missile launch in north korea failed. it was a sell celebratory launc. south korea says the missile good ploeded in midair and calling the failure an embarrassing setback. north korea has launched several missiles in the last several months, but this one was more powerf powerful. today will smith will be remembered in true new orleans fashion. smith was shot and killed over the weekend in what police believe could be part of a road rage incident. a public viewing and a parade aring held in his honor today fp the brass band parade will take place after the public visitation at new orleans saints facility. 6:16. lawmaker will get a better
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this afternoon. one of the country's leading mosquito experts will discuss the virus at a briefing with the congressional biomedical research caucus. dr. weaver will also explain what can be done to control the spread of the virus within the u.s. federal health officials say gay men can also get the zika virus through sex all transmission. the centers for disease control and texas health officials recently published details about the first case seen. d.c. circulator routes will not be growing anytime soon following a troubling audit of the circulator system. the "washington post" reports that the district department of transportation is putting expansion plans on hold. this recent audit shows 95% of circulator buses had at least one significant safety problem. ddot's director says it does not have a maintenance facility that can keep up with repairs.
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street or the national cathedral. metro will be keeping its old fare gates after testing failed on the new ones. new gates would have allowed riders to swipe their smartphone or bank card to pay fares, but some of the gates did not work during the testing period. the agency's general manager says it will work on improving the system it already has. hockey, basketball and baseball all happening right now, but we're talkingful believe it or not. the redskins released their schedule for the upcoming season. here are the highlights. home opener is on monday september 12 against the steelers. sunday october 2nd, they play the browns. on thanksgiving, they will be playing the cowboys. and the this. fc champion panthers will be in town for mop night football on december 19. excited to see what cam
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and also kirk cousins. you can see the whole schedule on the nbc washington app. now let's check out what the new york giants put on their schedule. this is an apparent response to the name controversy. they refer to the redskins as just washington. every other line lists the te team's nick name. native americans have said that the name redskins is offensive and consider it a racial slur. it was a big night for military families across the country last night. six children were honored for making a difference in their communities. one of those kids lives in our area. christian iffagala was diagnose with cancer at age two, by age four, he was doinging endwamgmentes to raise money for cancer programs. the 9-year-old has a receipt packed schedule now. >> school and everything is on the weekday. and cancer walks on sunday or
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saturday. and then helping the homeless on saturday or sunday. >> each recipient gets $10,000 and a laptop. you may not be surprised to hear that little christian wants to be a marine. might get a hoorah from marines. >> they sack wririfice and hats to them. >> learning how to give back even at a young age. chuck bell is in the storm team 4 "weather center." this is one of those fridays where you like the weatherman. >> i like you every friday. >> thank you, eun. >> look -- >> we're not talking to you anymore. it's just me and eun. outside this morning, we have a clear sky. it has turned awfully cool. sun just about ready to come up in our eastern sky. and it is a cloudless sky out there this morning. and that is the way it will
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allowed temperatures w s back d to the freezing mark, so a frost advisory nationers town, frederick down into montgomery county, charles town, panhandle of west virginia and shenandoah. not included, the district and locations down by the northern neck. so the weather's impact on your plans, today perfectly average. average high this time of the year 67. that's the forecast for today. sunshine for eun yang's kiddos soccer games tomorrow morning, finally a saturday fit for play time. sunday perfect for all the early late spring, early summer planting that you want to do. but be careful, pollen count because we've gone a couple days now without rain and there is no rain anywhere in the forecast coming up, tree pollen remains very, very high. so as you head out this morning, it's time to get the resolution run going again. 30s and 40s on your way out rmly. we'll be in the upper 50s to near 60, perfect for a lunchtime run. afternoon temperatures mid to
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friday night date the night in town, temperatures near 60 on your way out to dinner and 55 when you're coming back from the movies later tonight. and tomorrow, so nice. sunshine and near 70 degrees. clear dry saturday night. and then sunday morning, cool in the 40s. sunday afternoon perfection. april perfection 72 degrees. that's room temperature. four things you need to know coming up. it is traffic time. so chopper # still over this problem southbound connecticut avenue near aspen hill road. now that we have light on it, you can see the damage done there. the car smashed straight through a fence. main lanes connecticut avenue are not affected by this. you can just see the little side street here, offshoot is a bit blocked. y outbound suit land parkway, stay left to get by a crash. eastbound 7 at east main street, rollover crash being reported there. that could slow things quite a bi
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nice light volume. just a little bit of a lowdown outer loop approaching georgia. green line and red line both single tracking right now. get ready to work. the work you'll start to see this morning as crews begin the second phase of earthquake repair at the national cathedral. and talk about be oblivious. the couple that was just a little too into the moment to notice t i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message. narrator: an attack ad from the campaign for donna edwards. so untrue.
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so outrageous that president obama said, "pull it down." the obama white house called the ad on chris van hollen and the nra "misleading." the sun says van hollen and president obama have the exact same position. the post praised van hollen as a "leading champion on gun safety," and condemned the edwards ads that "mislead" voters. donna edwards. will she say anything to win an election?
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looks like congress could rewrite rules for the fantasy sports industry. there is a hearing on capitol hill next month. they will talk about the current legal status of websites like draft kings and fan tuel aduel. our parent company comcast is among investors in fan duel. detectives are trying to figure out whether a gunman targeted an officer in a traffic stop shooting in houston. the officer was shot several times in the back thursday morning. we're told he was helping another reserve officer when the
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but is expected to survive. it seems that love actually may be blind. take a look at the couple in the upper right corner of your screen. that couple kissed and cuddled as the bar they were in was being robbed. three people entered the bar in montana on monday and told everybody to put their hands up. everybody did, cash register pops out, robbers took some cash and left. the couple oblivious. didn't have a clue. went in for a little whatever that was. apparently they have had a rash of these sort of robberies around that area, but the first time when you've had a situation -- >> just really in the moment. paying more for an education in maryland, tuition hike that students at state colleges could see in the coming school year. and it will be a weekend you will want to spend some time
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the guarantee chuck bell is making for you with your four things to know at 6:31. >> reporter: delicate work that is about to happen in just under three hours way up there.
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i don't believe that big money can buy votes -- not in our district. and i won't claim to have single handily passed just about every bill in annapolis. we can't settle for the same old politics, not when our basic rights are being threatened by trump and cruz. i'll stand up to their bigotry and be a passionate voice for maryland women and families. in tv and in business, i built relationships. as a woman in the house, i'll do the same to get things done. i'm kathleen mathews and i approve this message.
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all quiet now as you look at the national cathedral, but repair work will ramp up over the next few hours. what you can expect to see in the day ahead. >> but first, chuck bell has a weekend forecast you will want to hear. >> good morning. happy friday, every. 6:31 on your friday morning and as advertised, 100% guaranteed sunrise at 6:31 this morning. hope you have a great friday, eve everybody. four things you need to know, patchy frost early this morning shenandoah valley and northern maryland. classic april weather coming your way. temperatures today just about average. weekend plans, nothing to worry about at all. no rain, but that does make the pollen count a little high. so today sunrise right at 6:31. temperatures will be climbing up into the upper 60s
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and as we were mentioning, melissa mollett, the forecast a guarantee you will like it. 100% -- >> can i keep this until monday? >> yes. he'll give you -- >> $1,000? >> how with 50 cents. >> awesome. guarantee, no rain. >> taking a look at a new problem northbound branch avenue before the exit to the outer loop, we have two lanes because of a crash there, two different crashes. you have to stay left to get by that accident. eastbound 7 at main street, aova rollover crash. southbound connecticut near aspen, a crash. and travel times in ten minutes. today the second phase of the earthquake repair work kicks off. you may remember the cathedral was damaged back in
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earthquake. and molette green has more on the repairs and how long they're expected to take. >> reporter: for years we've been looking at the scaffolding outside and surrounding this beautiful structure. now we'll see something big happen. some of the shaky pinnacle pieces we saw just yesterday, they're coming out. a giant crane arrives at about 9:00 this morning to remove the heavy stones that are weighing between some 400 to 2800 pounds. this is an incredible step forward in the process to fix what the 2011 earthquake broke. to replace broken pinnacle pieces that pretty much just cracked up and fell some of them with robotically carved stones. this is delicate work, it's going to take a while, about ten p years to fix at a cost before $22 million. exciting data here at the national cathedral.
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6:33. d.c. police have identified the map found dead in a canal in georgetown as a man from arlington. police say the body was found by two people walking near the canal. they spotted a backpack in the water and called police. investigators donl thi't think map's death is suspicious. governor mcauliffe signed new laws that could protect dna evidence. one of the measures establishes new procedures for so-called rape kits. last year an and you had either found 3,000 kits that had they have been tested. the legislation is expected to double the number of tests performed each year. new developments this morning about brussels. the belgian transport minister resigns after growing concerns over airport security. this after accusations that she lied about an eu report criticizing security at the brussels airport long before the attacks.
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when two islamic state suicide bombers detonated explosives killing 32 people. it's 6:34 now. republican presidential candidates are fighting for a big win in new york. donald trump is leading polls in his home state ahead of tuesday's republican primary. he just picked up an endorsement from the new york "post." ted cruz and john kasich stopped by the late might talk shows to try to ramp up support. kasich also received an endorsement from former new york governor george pataki. it is not likely the republican party will make changes to the nomination process before the summer's national convention. donald trump had been on the attack claiming the gop system is rigged and the party is conspiring against him. three top republican party officials agree the party should not propose rewriting the rules until after this election cycle. >> i don't question her judgment. >> even his core issue breaking up the
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could not explain how that would be done. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are on the attack in their most heated debate yet. both are fighting to win delegates in new york's democratic primary on tuesday. last night in brooklyn, the two were quick to point out their differences. >> a lot of people are very surprised to learn that you supported raising the minimum wage to 15 bucks an hour. >> wait, wait. >> senators sanders needs to win 68% of the remaining delegates to beat secretary clinton. if you attend maryland state college, you could be paying even more next school year. a proposal that is expected to be approved today would raise public college tuition by 2% for in-state students and 3 about% for out of state students. that is according to the baltimore sun. the price hike is being voted on by the board of regents for the university system of maryland. governor larry hogan did include
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budget which can it get approved during the general assembly. however the proposal must be afternoon proofed by the region. thousands will be out at the tidal basin for the last weekend of the national cherry blossom festival. the parade kicks off at 10:00 tomorrow morning from constitution avenue. the parade is free of course but grand stand seating will cost you 20 bucks. official closing of the festival is sunday with the anacostia river festival and that will run from 1:00 to 5:00. nationals are playing today and bryce harper is can't miss baseball right now. he is on fire. he just hit his 100th home run. check it out. >> and there it goes? >> see you later! number 100. >> see you later is right. and it was a grand slam on top of that. not only that it wa
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career. do you know bryce harper is 23? 23! there are actually seven other players to have reached 100 home runs at a younger age. you get to the majors, this is like talents beyond talent. i know he's only 23, but bryce harper is head willh wille eedw hall of fame. >> follow the nationals on instragram, a lot of pictures of him lately. a woman ordered out of the courtroom, what she says she was doing that angered the judge. and here is something that we're not used to hearing. an airline is getting rid of fees. where do they do that? the things delta air lines says it will no longer charge you for. plus a brand new problem in prince george's couy, an nt
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a woman in north carolina says she was thrown out of court for breast feeding her baby. and now a group women is protesting with what they are calling a nurse-in outside of the courthouse in support of the new mom. stephanie says breast feeding her son is part of her every day routine. the judge released a statement after the hearing saying in part, quote, if breast feeding accommodations were needed, those certainly would have been made. breast feeding in public is legal in north carolina. chuck? no, i won't do that to you. >> that is mean. >> not at all. 6:41 is our time. >> we can focus on the weather. >> and i have sflomething so-to-share with you. my advice i had yesterday, they made me this great seven day forecast and hello, welcomes, meteorology, news 4. thank you for that. about 100 second graders yesterday. no rept
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love that. kids are doing it right out in at round hill elementary. so thank you very much. i can't go through the whole list of tommy and megan and braden and madison and lucas and bryce and-you know the story, everybody. sunshine perfect outdoor recess for all the kids at round hilda. temperatures near 65 when you're coming home from school. here is melissa. northbound branch avenue before the exit there to the outer loop of the beltway, we still have the two lanes blocked. doesn't really seem to be slowing things too much. green line and red line no longer single tracking. that is good. 66 inbound, 95 north quantico to the beltway looking good, as well. 270 south and top of the beltway, #95 to 270 getting a td slow. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car this morning. we're following a pair of developing stories right now including a stabbing overnight in a home leaves a man dead in southeast d.c.
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the crime and the suspect at this hour. plus rescue teams are digging through the rubble right now in japan after a deadly earthquake. the young survivor who was pulled to safety overnht.ig but jamie raskin is the only abdemocrat for congress who led the fight for tougher gun laws. only raskin took on the nra to ban military-style assault weapons. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message.
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delores kelley: although we were all one maryland,
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our schools weren't treated the same way. narrator: with neighborhoods getting unequal funding for schools, something had to be done for our children. kelley: it didn't matter where chris was from. he knew that we couldn't leave a child having less just because they lived in a region that was poor. joanne benson: he has not just talked about it. he is going to stand tall for all children to succeed. i'm chris van hollen, and i approved this message. right now at 6:45, police are searching for a killer after an overnight stabbing leaves a man dead at a home in southeast washington. it's one of the stori
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to the minute the mepts you're up. first though chuck bell. sometimes all you need on know is the it's fab friday. temperatures a little cool on your way out early this morning. mostly in the upper 30s to low 40s, but a few spots down near the freezing mark. we'll break down the weekend and "7-day forecast" coming up at 6:51. and right now take a look here problem northbound branch avenue before the exit to the outer loop, we do have two lanes blocked. doesn't seem to be slowing things too much there right now. and eastbound 7 at east main, rollover crash still shutting down some lanes. new back to the developing story. the investigation continues into a deadly stabbing at an apartment in the sdrigts. it happened around 1:0 this morning here on livingston road in southeast. let's check in with megan mcgrath on the scene. >> reporter: police are still trying to piece together exactly what happened. but
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believe that this fatal stabbing stems from some sort of a domestic situation, that this was not a random act of violence. about 1:30 this the morning, that's when the 911 call came in when police arrived at that apartment building on livingston road, that's when they found the victim, he's described as an adult male. he had been stabbed. transported to an area hospital but later pronounced dead. as the investigation unfolded, we could see that a young child was carried out of that apartment building by police. it is unclear at this point what if any relationship that child has to the victim. in terms of where we stand with arrests at this point, we're told that nobody has been charged. the investigation ongoing. police also have not yet released the name of the man who was killed. back to you. maryland state police say testimony file charges against the suspec
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who hit a trooper sitting on the side the road. trooper ezra ganeshananda is at a baltimore hospital this morning in critical condition. just after 2:00 yesterday afternoon, crews pulled him from his mangled patrol car. police say the driver slammed into ganeshananda's car just north of annapolis road while he was on the scene of another crash. the trooper's car was hit a second team by a tow truck. police say the driver 60-year-old prasad yadavalli hit three other vehicles before slamming in to the trooper's car. >> there will be charges here coming soon. we'll consult with the state's attorney's office to make sure all charges are appropriate that we will pursue with. >> my reaction is the car who hit him was going entirely too fast. >> the driver who hit the trooper is also in the hospital. no one else was hurt in this crash. the man accused of killing a montgomery county police officer is expected to plead guilty. we've learned that luis reluzco will plead guilty to
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leotta. reluzco hit leotta on rockville pike while the officer was working a dui checkpoint. he faces a maximum of ten years in prison. 6:49. there are new details in a burglary that led to the shooting of a 6-year-old in d.c. police arrested 26-year-old settles whom they say is one of the last two suspects who forced their way in into an apartment on foote street last wednesday. police say a person who was inside the apartment fired shots at the suspects. two bullets hit the 6-year-old in the arm, he is expected to be okay. nine people dead, several hundred injured after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake in southern gentleman japan. new video in. homes shake be p so vnt
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collapsed and in the rubble, a sleeping baby. incredibly the eight month old was pulled after being trapped for six hours. there has been more than 100 aftershocks. search and rescue efforts are still under way this morning. back to you. it is a somber day in boston as the city marks three years since the marathon bombings. there will be a moment of silence just before 3:00 this afternoon and bells will ring. city leaders will lay a wreath to honor the three killed and the 260 others who were hurt near the finish line that day. boston's mayor had permanently designated april 15th as one boston day. and bells will ring throughout virginia tomorrow to mark nine years since virginia tech shooting. tomorrow morning the bell at the capital square bell tower will ring 32 times, one for each of the victims. flags will be flown at h
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and federal government buildings. there is also a blood drive today in remembrance of the victims at the virginia tech richmond center. it could cost up to $200,000 to rename godwin middle school. the name is being changed to honor george hampton. inside nova reports the costs include changing signs, replacing murals and refinishing the gym floors. the school board chairman says carryover funds will help cover the cost. caps fans, we are looking forward to tomorrow night. one win down against the flyers. three more to advance. the teams play at the verizon center again tomorrow night. love that home team advantage, home ice advantage. whoever win withes the series plays the penguin ors ts or the rangers. both dreaded rivals. moms and dads expecting hoping the teams play in the
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playoffs until the end because the caps are handing out onesies and even bibs to newborns. how sweet. babies born at medstar washington hospital center and medstar georgetown university hospital are getting all the gear. you start young, get them on board. >> fair enough. caps and nationals both headed to philadelphia. nats playing the phillies up there, great weather up and down. we should invade philadelphia stadium. i don't know what they call that. losers field? >> you didn't! >> oh, no, he did not. >> send your e-mails to chuck bell. >> just save the hate mail. crisp and cool outside early this morning. no doubt about it, it is leave work early weather today. sunshine not even much of a breeze. a little cold here early this morning. there are frost advisories out northern and western suburbs of montgomery and fairfax and
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rain chances zero percent chance for rain today, tomorrow and sunday. the weekend will be flawless around here. go ahead and get the car washed, stays try real stays dry really the whole 7 day draft. 37 now at dulles, in the upper 40s to near 50 by later this morning. and mid to upper 60s for your afternoon. a great day to be outside. nice and mild. average high is 67. so we're right on average for your middle parts of april. friday night going out, date night, pick your restaurant and movie carefully. temperatures near 60 on your way out, mid-50s on your way hole. super sunny on your saturday near 70. "7-day forecast," no chance for rain posted in there. if there were going to be a slight chance, it might be on tuesday as a cool front comes our way. but that front as of now is moisture challenged.
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chopper 4 over the top of the beltway, look at this nice light volume. i'm loving that. northbound branch avenue before the exit to the outer loop, we have two lanes blocked. and outbound suitland parkway near firth sterling, stay left to get by that crash. 66 inbound, a little slow. 36 miles per hour. nothing terrible. through woodbridge, a tad slow, as well. and 7 at east main, still have the rollover crash. 270 looking good at shady grove road. light volume there, as well. 6:54 now. today the second phase of the earthquake repair work on the national cathedral kicks off. it was pretty pad aboutbadly dak in 2011. molette green has more on the repai repairs. >> reporter: we're waiting now to the crane to get here and go all the way up there to the top to remove the broken stone pie
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and 11:00. once the pieces are taken out of there, newly carved ones will replace them. this is phase two of the restoration from that earthquake back in 2011. this is a ten year process costing about $22 million. big day today. back to you. 6:55 now. the blue line service is running on time this morning following yesterday's train malfunction that trapped riders. take a look at this video. it shows passengers walking off the disabled train on to a working one. a mechanical issue left nearly 200 passengers stuck outside of the rosslyn station for more than an hour. no one was hurt and service has been restored. changes coming to a theater near you maybe. some people aren't happy about it. popular movie theater chain amc is now considering a revision to their policy on cellphone use. it is supposed to help lure in en
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he's considering adding a section to the theater where texting is allowed. many movie goers took to social media saying texting in this the theater would be distracting. >> the screen is so bright. hate that. all right. 6:56 is your time. here are four things to know on this friday morning. the caps are going into their next playoff game with a lead in the serieses. they shut out the flyers 2-0 last night. supporters of d.c. statehood plan to march up pennsylvania avenue as part of d.c. emancipation day. mayor bowser recently said the city can do more to address its lack of a vote in congress. maryland state trooper remains in critical condition this morning after a suspected hit and run driver crashed into him. state police say they plan to file charges against the other driver. deadly stabbing this morning in southeast is under investigation. the victim died at the hospital. police believe it could be a domestic incident. whether you're pedaling it or cracking up the
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riding weather is here for today, tomorrow and sunday. get out and enjoy your weekend. last two weekends were abysmal, so this is payback weekend. "7-day forecast" is filled with sunshine. near 80 on monday and perhaps back near 80 later next week. >> melissa and i are like woo! >> about time. that is the broadcast this morning. thanks for waking up with us. >> the "today" show is next.
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if yit's usually because you were driving too fast or you didn't look before you turned or you didn't stop for someone in the crosswalk. always be alert. pedestrians don't come with airbags.
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good morning. bareknuckle brawl. >> i've been called a lot of things in my life. that was a first. >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders clash repeatedly during their most heated debate yet. >> wait a minute. wait a minute. i am good on the debate stage with senator sanders -- >> excuse me. secretary, senator, please. dr. jill biden speaking out in an exclusive interview about her husband's decision not to run. >> i feel, you know, maybe america missed an opportunity. >> and the republican party's chairman joins us live. breaking overnight.

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