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friday. i'll give you the weekend forecast at 5:21. here is the way the next 24 hours are going. mild and mid ficht early this morning. mid-70s by later on this afternoon. highs today up near 80 degrees. turner cooler and drier again as we head towards early morning. drier air moving in that is. we'll talk about the impacts all this weather will have on your commute coming up. beltway troubles continue. >> outer loop at university, still have those disabled vehicles on the shoulder, but that does not seem to be slowing anything town, so that is okay for us here this morning. also still have this issue outer loop the ramp to 95, that ramp is blocked right now traffic being pushed on to westbound old keene mill road here this morning. so that is something we may have to deal with for just a little bit longer. top of the beltway, all of these routes in and out of town are rolling along just fine right now, so no major worries. and taking a look at fairfax county parkway
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minutes just like it should. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. we have breaking news right now, police-involved shooting at an apartment complex in prince george's county. it started last night on spring hill court in greenbelt. derrick ward is live with new information. >> reporter: well, good morning. as you can see, it's a relatively calm situation out here right now, but that is a stark contrast to what happened out here about 10:35 last night. that's when police got a call for someone with a gun here in the 6200 block of spring hill court. and when greenbelt police officers got here, they were met with gunfire. joining me now is george matthews of the greenbelt police department. what happened once the officers got to the scene? >> the original call was for a person shooting a gun in the area of the 6200 block. by the time the officers it arrive on the scene, the individual evidently worked his way up to the third floor balcony. and the officers were actually
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taking on fire from the suspect. >> and so did the officers return fire? >> one officer did return fire, an attempt to neutral liz the situation and the individual struck tactical unit able to access the building, secure the scene and the individual was transported to pg general hospital where he was later pronounced dead. >> reporter: now, this is a tight little area here. and it is miraculous that no officers and no one else was hurt with gunfire going on in this courtyard. >> we were thankful no one else was injured. we were surprised. >> reporter: now, the suspect has not been identified beyond a 28-year-old greenbelt resident? ? >> correct. we have to notify next the kin before we put any information out. >> reporter: thank you for joining us. so the situation here now in the investigative stage, but bizarre and dangerous incident that ended peacefully -- well, not peacefully for the suspect of course and the officers involved have to sort it all out and see exactly why i
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derrick ward, news 4. developing this morning, nearly 100 workers will return to the shenandoah national park to search for a missing firefighter from woodbridge. it has been six days since anyone has seen or had contact with nicole mittendorff. yesterday teams focused on the area near the white oak canyon trail. her car was located at the trail entrance on saturday. mittendorff works as a firefighter and paramedic for fairfax county and also an avid triathlete and runner. at a vigil family and friends prayed for her safe return. ♪ the 31-year-old was last heard from wednesday. via text. she was reported missing after not showing up for work on friday. since then search teams have conducted ground and air searches. friends say it is not unusual for her to go into the national park by herself to
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>> sometimes she likes to get away and to run and to challenge herself to get away from that stress. and we're hoping that she's just there somewhere needing our help now. >> a facebook page called find nicole now has been created to help in the search. mittendorff's husband thanked everyone searching and praying for his wife. today the man who police say shot two firefighters killing one of them could appear before a grand jury. it will likely be up to them whether the man will face any charges. one firefighter was killed and another seriously hurt after being shot in temple hills at a home on friday. the resident told police that he thought the firefighters were intruding and feared for his safety. the firefighters were responding to an emergency call. police say they still need to look at the evidence and conduct more interviews before moving forward with the charges. today memorial services will
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killed. john ulmschneider was a 37-year-old father and husband. his visitation is 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at st. john's parish in hollywood, maryland. the funeral mass is held tomorrow at the same parish at 1:00 p.m. a private family burial will follow. developing this morning, metro will brief employees on safety and will begin fixing some critical rail problems. in a letter sent to the agency's gm, the federal transit administration called for immediate changes. its inspectors discovered more than 220 defects can during a recent safety blitz including empty fire extinguishers, broken tunnel lights an broken shutoff switches that cut power to the third rail if there is an emergency. the letter says, quote, in combination with one another, these defects create a systemic safety condition that significantly limits metro's ability to manage a fire or smoke
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metro says all critical items will get priority attention. presidential candidates are hoping a win in new york can set them apart tonight. here is a look at what is at stake. 291 democratic delegates and 95 republican delegates are up for grabs in the state's primary. new york could be a major decider between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. clinton now leads sanders nationally by less than 700 delegates. a new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll shows the race is getting even stit tighter. clinton has backing of 50% and sanders 48%. the margin of error is about five points. donald trump is looking to sweep his home state. he's leading ted cruz nationally by less than 200 delegates and ki kasich far behind. in our next half hour, tracie potts are discuss which
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big. parents are fighting today to keep two local schools from closing. prince george's county parents are trying to stop forestville and skyline from shutting down. the parents plan to rally tonight. prince george's county public schools say the schools are underpopula underpopulated. a strong start to the capitals quest for the cup. they beat the flyers in a blowout and can move to the next round with just one more win. carol maloney is in philadelphia where game four is tomorrow night. >> reporter: good morning. the washington capitals are on the verge of history, they have never won a playoff series in four straight games, but thanks to the win here, the history could come tomorrow night.
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the flyers came looking for a fight, caps looking for gold. alex ovechkin with two on the night, philadelphia head hunting literally. tried to go after orlov. washington not taking the bait. composure key in this 6-1 win. >> we stayed to our game plan and the script. and we took their best punishment. >> we didn't get away from our game and focused on what we were supposed to do. that's all we're here to do and it's a big win. >> plenty of comebacks in history and we don't want to be part of that. so we're focusing on the next game and doing the things that have made us successful. >> reporter: game four back on this ice tomorrow night when the caps could close out this series. in philadelphia, carol maloney, news 4 sports. >> go caps. we're off to another beautiful start this morning, but how long will it last? chuck bell is back with a look at
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one year later, today marks one year since the death of freddie gray. how people in baltimore plan to mark the somber day. i'm kristin wright at the live desk watching ecuador and the rising death toll. why survivors are headed to
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good tuesday morning. it is now 5:12 and the weather won't mess up your outdoor plans today, whether going for a jog this morning or this evening or even tomorrow, all green lights. your ride into work this morning, open the sun roof. temperature its low to mid-50s on the way in and near 80 on the way home. a little breezy at times this afternoon, so be careful, fire danger is in the hi
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dry weather charlotte to new york city, just a bit chilly around early this morning. and if you're flying today, the only possibilities for delays, boston, minneapolis, chicago, st. louis and still snowing out this denver. our "7-day forecast" coming up in a few more minutes. >> high poor friends there get a flower and then iced over with snow. outer loop ramp to southbound 95, still have that ramp blocked. traffic being pushed on to westbound old keene mill road. it's looking a little bit better as far as yellow disappearing from the screen there, so it seems that that could be clearing out soon. eastbound 175 at right one, eastbound lanes blocked, westbound open from an earlier crash. outer loop at university, still a couple dkup ecouple dwsable . kristin wright at the live did desk. right now the death toll in ecuador keeps rising. we have new video this morning of survivors of th
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with relatives. you see all the warm hugs there. well, today search and rescue teams are digging through the rubble looking for people. the death toll at 413 people right now. fairfax county fire tells us they are sending members of virginia task force one to help out with efforts there on the grounds in enecin ecuador. this morning the weecuadori embassy is asking for help. they say you can donate money. check the embassy's twitter page or call them directly to make a donation. once ecuador knows how bad the damage is they will begin asking for items including medicine and tents. and speaking of earthquakes, in japan, they're also recovering from two there. it's pretty much a mess as crews try to get everything scened up. take a look at the backed up highway here. it is at a stand still
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several other major roads were seriously damaged and shut down. two earthquakes shook the country last week, 41 killed and 11 still missing. a man is fighting to stay alive after being shot in northwest washington. police say that he was shot just before 9:00 last night. police say his injuries are life threatening. police do not have any information on a suspect. police have identified the victim of a deadly shooting in prince george's county. investigators say 22-year-old karl marshall was shot on vienna drive in clinton saturday night. police do not believe the shoot was random. a $25,000 reward is being offered for information. rallies and vigils are planned today as baltimore marks one year since freddie gray's death. the 25-year-old died a week after suffering spine and neglect injuries. investigators say he got them in the back of a police van. l
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carrying an illegal switch blade. his death set off violent riots in baltimore and the city is still rebuilding from all the damage caused. meanwhile six baltimore police officers face charges in gray's death. tomorrow a judge will hear arguments about compelling an officer to testify in another's trial. prosecutors want to force officer garrett miller to testify at officer edward nero's trial. that is set to begin on may 10. miller and they're romanocar ne officers involve in the initial are arrest. the >> in "news 4 your health" oig, new research shows that sunscreen may help to protect you against skin cancer. researcher at ohio university discovered in lab tests that apply toing sunscreen properly can delay the onset of melanoma tumors. determi they are trying to identify
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sunscreen give the strongest protection. lather it on. starting today, you can help name two of d.c.'s new baby eagles. you remember these eaglets hatched recently at the national a arboretum. votes this morning starts this morning at 9:00. we have a link on nbcwashington.com. just search eaglets to find it. you can vote until sunday night and then the names will be announced next puig. love all those ideas. >> do you have any favorites? >> we were thinking of something that without a gender match. so we were thinking, you know, rick said anacostia and potomac would be good. >> i like that. and if it's a girl, you can call her anna for short. i like cherry and blossom because it was right around the cherry blossoms. so sign of the times. speaking of weather, the kids are chuck bell's biggest fans. it's all about
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>> as soon as it hits spring, at the only want to wear shorts and now it actually fits. >> that's right. beautiful weather and we think that you should name them chuck and melissa, but that's a whole other -- >> that's just us. >> i don't know how he's other names freedom and justice are getting mixed up in there. skies are mostly clear right now. the moon is now set in the western sky. it will be a pretty day, sunrising in a little over an hour from now. average high 69 degrees. way up into bonus territory, in the 80s for most this afternoon. and most of the next five, six, accept daseven days in a row wi quite a bit warmer than average and quite a bit drier than average, as well. it's been about a week since we had any real rainfall around here and we're starting to need it. fire danger is on the increase especially for today. red flag advisories have been posted. best chance for rain in the next several days comes up on friday. most of that rain will be out of here by saturday early to
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doesn't rain at all, pollen builds day over day, so the tree pollen remains quite high. those of you like me sniffling and sneezing. so high fire danger today. extremely dry, breezy. limit or postpone any outdoor burning and be extremely careful if you're a cigarette smoker, don't flick it out the window, you could start a fire on the side of the road. current temperature, 40s and 50s. it will be a beauty of a day to be outside today. temperatures mid-50s this morning, we'll be up near 80 later this afternoon and never too early to start thinking about the weekend. saturday again, clouds around early on, but i think saturday afternoon turns beautiful. sunshine and 72 degrees and sunday even better. highs in the 70s both days over the weekend. we'll give you the four things you need to know about about the weather coming up. for now, here is one thing you need to know about traffic. new problem there in silver spring, new hampshire avenue at
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beltway, we don't have a direction on this crash yet, we know it is in the intersection. not sure what it's blocking. outer loop ramp to southbound 95, still have the ramp blocked and traffic being pushed on to westbound o westbound old keene mill road. still have 175 at route 1 issue, eastbound lanes are blocked, westbound is open. outer loop at university, several disabled vehicles still hanging around on the right shoulder. we had debris that flattened some tires. new details surrounding a controversial bill in tennessee surrounding where transgender people use the restroom. and it comes just as we're learn building a proposed ban for officials in our area to states with similar measures. an 86-year-old man put out on the street. why he was evicted and how a local community is rallying away him to find him a new place to
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no surprise, traffic in our area is bad. but is it going to get worse? shocker, right? what the commuters out there think. i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message. narrator: an attack ad from the campaign for donna edwards. so untrue. 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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welcome back at 5:24. we are remembering doris roberts this morning. she played the mother on "everybody loves raymond." she died in her sleep the other night. robert us ws was 90 and won mul emmy award. she was also in the show remington teal ba remington steele back in the '80s. she gave new meaning to what it meant to be a mother-in-law. >> she was spunky. and remington steele, yeah. controversial gender bathroom bill has been dropped in tennessee. >>
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students in public schools and universities to use bathrooms and locker rooms based on the sex on their birth certificate. the bill sponsored pulled after some called it discriminatory. >> there are still some issues that are outstanding achd we simpand we simply don't have enough time left. in the meantime, our school districts are largely doing what the bill says. >> they say they were trying to protect student privacy. the bill's spoken nsor plans to bring it back up next year. leaders in rmontgomery couny plan to introduce a resolution today condemning those law as discriminatory. montgomery county lawmakers plan to urge the county xcompetitive to success spend official travel to north carolina. if the traffic on our roads gives
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not alone. in a new survey, 33% of people who live in the d.c. region say getting around is tough. bet they have other things to say. >> things you can't say on tv. >> exactly. and most think it will get worse before it gets better. at least 50% say the most important issue is reducing congestion and delays. many also say that major improvements are needed to keep up roads, bridges and transit facilities. a developing story this morning and another blow to metro. the scathing letter about safety you'll want to hear about before you leave the house this morning. normally she teaches kids his age and instead one teacher is be accused of soliciting an area of students on line. how it all unfolded. and take a look outside. you can see the capital wheel lit up there. a great place to check out especially on the weekend, but this weekend? the four things to
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get me to feed the whole neighborhood? no. just trying to save you a whole lot of "bread." [ laughter ] thousands of blue tags, thousands of low prices. my giant. what metro will do today to fix critical defects. i'm knmolette green with that coming right up. and yesterday was a winner, but how many are more nice dry days are left? i'll give you the answer coming up.
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center, take a look a problem on the beltway. details on that and a new crash in silver spring coming up. good morning. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm angie goff in for aaron gilchrist. first we do have an update on a deadly blast in afghanistan that we've been monitoring. we want to go back to kristin wright who is at the live desk. >> that's right. the new information that we have in right now is that 28 people were killed in this attack. and what is really interesting about this is that it happened on a government complex in afghanistan. it was a car bomb going off in kabul. at the agency responsibility for protecting senior afghan government officials. 200 people injured in this attack. the taliban right now claiming responsibility. back to you. we are coming up on 5:31 on
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here are the four things you need to know about the weather. another little hint of summertime coming our way today. fire danger continues to increase, a blustery wind and all the dry weather we've had, be real careful if you have any outdoor burning today. and be very careful the way you discard your cigarettes and cigars. rain chances remain low and the weekend still looks pretty nice, although not as warm as today. but here is the way today looks. nice and mild and dry. breezy with some extra clouds away, but not much if any in the way of a rain chance. today's high once again up near 82 degrees. taking a look now if we can at the map here, outer loop, that ramp to southbound 95, that ramp here is blocked this morning. traffic right now again being pushed on to westbound old keene mill road. most of that yellow that we had on here has disappeared, but we're still just a tad slow through that
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marlboro pike at woodyard road, brand new report of a crash. and new hampshire avenue at oak view drive also. 270 at montrose, no problems. i'll be back in ten minutes with travel times. it is 5:32. and developing this morning, metro will be retraining employees this week and prioritizing safety issues after federal investigators sent a stern letter to the agency outlining some critical problems. >> molette green is live in rosslyn where just yesterday crews were on the scene of a small fire on the tracks there. what is the latest, molette? >> reporter: good morning. here is a copy of the letter right here in my hand. yes, that incident yesterday is why some of these fixes must happen immediately because of the ongoing risk. the federal transit administration september this letter to the gm directing employees safety briefings to happen and major fixes, as
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including empty fire extinguishers. we're talking about broken tunnel light, broken shutoff switches that cut power to the third rail in the case of an emergency. and we want you to take a look at some of this says, some of what we read in the letter. this combination with one another, these defects create a systemic safety condition that significantly limits metro's ability to manage a fire or smoke emergency. just yesterday, rosslyn was the scene where fire drugs had to come here in an emergency situation where there was that insulator fire on the tracks between this station and foggy bottom. luckily that was a small fire, it wasn't a big deal it turns out. but the concern is when and if another incident happens and how serious it is. so that is the latest live from the rosslyn station as passengers are thousand coming in and getting going for their commute today. that is the latest live.
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police in prince george's county are investigating a deadly crash. police say 24-year-old ashley murphy died after a car she was traveling in left the road and struck a poll. this happened at the intercession of suitland road and meadow view drive in the suit land silver hill area on saturday around 2:00 a.m. the dliriver of the car is seriously hurt and remains in the hospital. police are trying to figure out why the driver lost control. now to a story that you saw first on 4. d.c. police are doing an internal review after it an officer pulled the trigger on an uploaded gun at a roll call. police sources telling news 4 that a sergeant had an officer unload his car and pretend to be an active shooter on saturday. this happened in a room of 10 to 20 armed officers at the first district station in southwest. the officer then pointed the gun at another officer and dry fired the weapon. chief cathy lanier says she neds
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>> a sergeant who was trying do a training exercise and, you know, there was some confusion about the training exercise and i haven't even really seen a preliminary on it yet. >> no one was hurt, but sources tell us that one officer is on medical leave because of stress. a middle schoolteacher is off the job this morning after being arrested in fairfax county accused of child solicitation. fairfax county police say cath leap capatano traveled to northern virginia to have sex with a 13-year-old boy. she's a sixth grade math teacher at a middle school in north carolina. police say she had been communicating online of the boy and they were aware of the plan to meet this weekend. capatano was arrested at a hotel in herndon saturday afternoon. the so-called forever loyal bandit strikes again. police say he hit a capital one bank on leesburg pike in falls church on saturday. he passed a note to the teller
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demanded cash. the teller handed him the money and he ran off. the fbi says this is the sixth robbery sinceup 2014. fbi offering a $5,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest. neighbors are trying to find a new home for an 86-year-old veteran who was forced out of his prince george's county house. robert lawton was evicted on friday because the insurance policy on his home had not been paid. lawton had a reverse mortgage which requires him to have home equity, pay property taxes and hain taken homeowners insurance. the county says that tis taxes were paid up, but lawton thinks his goddaughter did not pay the insurance. >> i feel bad because here's the question. i didn't want to go to an old folks' home and i didn't want to be a burden to anybody else. >> a local church is now having its attorney get to the pot of
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there. it's not often that your utility company pays you back, but if you are a pepco customer, expect to see a $54 credit on your bill. starting this month through may, customers will notice a one time credit showing up. pepco says it's because of the merger with exelon that was completed in march. the company also plans to forgive some customers unpaid bills and create programs for low income households. if you liked yesterday's weather shrks good news for you. things are supposed to be similar today. but a change is on the way. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell has a closer look at that and the school day forecast at 5:41. and whole foods finds itself in the middle of a cake controversy. what a pastor claims was written on his cake that has him sng. ui
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the nra and its campaign cash are what stands between us and gun reform. "searing tragedy struck in a place parents felt their children were safe" chris van hollen met with nra lobbyists to craft a loophole that would let the nra skirt a new campaign finance law and block gun control. but democrat donna edwards said "no" to the nra loophole and stood up to the gun lobby. and she would ban assault weapons. democrat donna edwards, maryland's next senator. working for us pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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this is an experience i wouldn't want any person to have to go through. >> a pastor in texas plans to sue whole foods after buying a cake with afternoon anti-gay slur written on it in frosting. whole foods is denying the claim. the pastor says he asked a store employee to write the words love wins in icing on the cake after leaving the store, the pastor noticed that the cake had an
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anti-gay slur. the store says sorry, but claimed that it had done nothing wrong saying the employee wrote only love wins. time to get a check on your weather. i think the kiddos as you like to call them will be quite happy will being outside today. >> i think so. we'll give recess an a-plus again today. mild and dry, no chance for rain in the area for today. temperatures are in the mid-50s on your way out for the bus stop this morning. so kids can wear shorts to school. 77 by midday, 82 for a high temperature this afternoon. you don't need to worry about the umbrella or hat, but don't forget your sunglasses and your sun block spf 30 or higher. 7 day forecast at 5:51. new traffic troubles from melissa. >> outer loop to 9
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all that traffic being pushed on to west with boubound old keene road. 95 north slow spot through the woodbridge area. travel times, 270 south there germantown to the spur, you're on time. top of the beltway also looking good 66 inbound no worries. 95 northbound, quantico to the beltway, on time, as well. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. the search is on after a transgender woman was found dead at an area hotel and we're learning new details surrounding her death. what police think may have played a role. targeting isis, a closer look at how secretary of defense ash carter hopes putting more american boo
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kids: he came here from rocky married 27 years. raised 6 kids. including 5 boys. he had grandpa move in with us. glenn: we loved having him as part of the family. it's what you do. kids: in congress, dad will protect president obama's legacy. he'll fight for jobs and protect social security and medicare. glenn ivey will never quit on you; and we should know, we're his kids. glenn: i'm glenn ivey and i approve this message. i'll take on the republicans for all of us.
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this just in from japan,
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about all of the aftershocks since the big earthquake over the weekend, this one mewoone m 4.5. so not as big as the 7.0 that struck saturday. we'll keep you posted on any casualties and how much damage we're he seeing from the 4.5 just striking japan a short time ago. back to you. good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. we'll have a fair amount of sunshine here early this morning. out the door weather, already in the 50s in many neighborhoods. get ready to another 80 plus coming up today. but it won't last. your "7-day forecast" is coming right up. brand new crash suitland parkway at sterling avenue and still this problem outer loop ramp to southbound 95, the ramp still blocked and traffic still be being pushed on to westbound old keene mill road. it is 5:46. and right now parts of texas are bracing for more rain and flash flooding, at least four people
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foot of rain hit houston yesterday. more than 1,000 homes are flooded. the heavy rain closed down highways and businesses. houston's mayor says help is on the way for those who are dealing with flooded homes. >> a dynamic situation. things are constantly changing. but we are deploying resources to meet the current and the immediate needs. >> drivers abandoned for more than 2,000 cars as the floodwaters continue to rise. a disturbing discovery in oregon. police say that a woman spent five months living with her sister's dead decaying body. >> became fearful, didn't know what do and she started drinking and just left her sister there. >> police discovered the body after the woman called 911 because she fell and broke her
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paramedics say that there was a strong odor coming from the house. investigators say that there are no signs of foul play, but they are treating the death as suspicious. a massive radioactive waste cleanup effort is about to start in washington state. the hazardous material has been leaking from a tank in hanford. there are 28 tanks filled with waste at the site. this is only one where a leak has been found. the department of energy says tests do not show the nuclear waste is leaking into the ground or air. governor snyder is urging people in flint to drink from the tap water as long as a faucet filter is in place. he also plans to drink the water for a month also. on monday he visited a home that had had high lead levels but he took a sip from the tap now that it
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sthi d he's apologized for the water crisis. today the final hearing with the city of ferguson. the settlement calls for police to have diversity training, boat c body cameras and software that can analyze are arrests. the justice department began looking in to the ferguson police force after the shooting death of michael brown. their investigation found racial bias and profiling in ferguson's criminal justice system. also today, the fbi and apple will head to the hill. they will testify to a house committee about encryption. this after a tug of war between the two when apple refused to help the fbi unlock an iphone that belonged to one of the san bernardino shooters. apple is refusing to help investigators in new york access a drug dealer's phone. president obama is can going to the middle east today. he will arrive in saudi arabia this afternoon. the president is meeting with the leaders of several countries to talk
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oil prices, as well. defense secretary ash carter is also headed to saudi arabia. presidential candidates are looking on win big in new york's primary tonight. delegates are up for grabs for democrats and republicans. bernie sanders hopes to keep his momentum going and catch up to hillary clinton. meanwhile donald trump is hoping that he can dominate his home state by a landslide. tracie potts joining us live now with the key factors that could set the democratic candidates apart. >> reporter: good morning. well, for the democrats, bernie sanders is hoping to do better than expected like he did in michigan as he continues to point out here. he's down 12 to 14 points going this to this primary day in the state that he also calls home. and he's pointing out what he calls fundraising malpractice by the clinton cal been accusing them of using money from other democrats on the ballot to favor hillary clinton. clinton absolutely denies it and
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insists that she will win her campaign says a win in new york today will put her significantly closer to getting the nomination. >> and what about the republicans? at this point donald trump has a huge lead in new york. can we expect an easy victory? >> reporter: it's looking like he could run away with it. the other thing to watch is john kasich. they will congressional districts that will award delegates to the second place finisher and kasich could be that plasecond place finisher. ted cruz, not looking good for him in new york. he will be in pennsylvania today trying to focus on a couple of other states coming up next week where trump is also favored to win. >> tracie potts live on capitol hill for us. thank you. the time right now is 5:51 and we want to get a check on your seven day forecast. and i believe this include as cold front. >> storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell here now with more on our wer
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>> two cold fronts for the price of one. the first one comes today, but it won't bring us anything in the way of a rain chance. second one gets here on friday, that one is it at least have a chance for bringing us some now needed raindrops. it's been about a week since we had any rain around here and we could use a drink from mother nature if for nothing else to clean the air out. early this morning, just mid and high level cloudiness drifting in, so it won't be the pure blue sky that we had yesterday. breezy, as well. tree pollen remains in the high category. mostly for oak and pine pollen now. rain chances not much of a threat for rain today even with the front coming by. really the biggest impact will be a gusty northwesterly wind this afternoon into this evening. raising fire danger. heist chan highest chance for rain shows up on friday. some rain chances may linger in to early saturday morning, but i think most of the saturday is looking good. high fire danger until 8:00 tonight, a red flag advisory up for carroll county, anne
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arundel, northern maryland and much of eastern shore. be extremely careful if you're a smoker, use your ashtray, not the windows to put your cigarettes out today. right now it's 60 in hagerstown, 50 in gaithersburg, 46 now in manassas. 49 fredericksburg. 57 at reagan national. so as you plan at your day today, a nice cool comfy start here this morning. but a quick warm-up coming. we'll be in the 70s by 11:00 a.m. and a gusty northwesterly wind today, even with that, temperatures should still once again get well up into the upper 70s and low 80s. tomorrow behind the front, back to pure sunshine and just a smidgeon cooler with temperatures back down near average. here is your seven day forecast, 82 today, 70 tomorrow. 75 on thursday. there is your best chance for rain on friday. we're keeping it it out of the weekend for now, because melissa mollett said you put rain on saturday and i'll never be nice to you again. >> i do have plans for my brirt d birthday coming up. we'll talk about that
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outer loop to southbound 95, the crash is now on the shoulder. seeing a tiny slowdown, but not bothering things too much. westbound 175 at route 1, this pedestrian accident, we have chopper on the way to that one. westbound lanes are still blocked as far as we know and eastbound lanes are open here this morning. 9 at stone an any oig point roaa brand new crash. suitland parkway, have that accident still hanging around and same thing marlboro pike at woodyard road. new hampshire avenue at oak view drive just inside the beltway, still have that accident. i'll be back at 6:01 with more on that problem there on 175. it's now 5:54. montgomery county police are searching for the person who killed a transgender woman in a hotel in rockville. the investigators say 22-year-old kianna monroe died of trauma to the upper body. on her facee
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she lived in d.c. and worked as a makeup artist. police say she may have been working as a prostitute. they want to hear anyone who may know something about her death. there is an arrest in the murder of a long time worker at the fbi building. 46-year-old gabriel turner was killed by a stray bullet on administer continmartin luther avenue last month. the accused gunman is charged with second-degree murder. the janitor was an innocent bystander and public tips helped lead to an are arrest. we just mentioned how president obama and defense secretary ash carter are meeting in the middle east. they are talking about the fight against isis specifically the plan to send more americans there. about 200 more troops are going to iraq. that is actually not that many. secretary carter says they will only be used to help plan a
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fighting on the ground. >> americans are at risk every single day here. as secretary of defense, i take that more seriously than anything else. >> specifically the troops will help iraqi forces retake the the city of mosul from isis. >> today you can learn more about the use of marijuana in private clubs and communal spaces. in for 14, voters approved a ballot initiative that legalized recreational use of marijuana. tonight there will be a town hall meeting to discuss where the drug may be consumed. the meeting starts at 6:00 at the wilson building. target is raising its minimum wage to $10 an hour for all workers. this is the second wage hig in just a year. target raised either minimum page last april to $9 an hour. more than 300,000 employees will see their base rate go
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month. good morning. i'm landon dowdy at cnbc. a new partnership to make your car smarter. hyundai seeming up on internet connected car technology, the latest between auto and tech firms to expand services that hook cars to smartphones. the move comes as hyundai trying to broaden its brace of base of customers. a developing story we're tracking at this hour in maryland, where a man is dead after an officer-involved shooting at an apartment complex overnight. what we're learning about the moments before shots were fired when we take you live to greenbelt next. look, i know you're a cow and all. and you may not know what i'm talking about,
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right now a developing story in maryland after an officer-involved shooting overnight leaves a man dead. we're live at the scene with what led up to those gunshots. a critical day ahead for donald trump and hillary clinton in the race for the white house. the impacts today's new york primaries could have on their campaigns moving forward. plus the capitals are on the cusp of advancing in the stanley cup playoffs, but the win did that come without ugliness f
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fans. but first your out the door forecast with chuck bell. >> ugly win better than a pretty loss any day. outside your weather headlines for today, some more clouds coming our way and noticeably breezily later this afternoon. gusty winds could be in the 20 to 30-mile-per-hour range. back into the 80s for most of us and staying dry. that has fire danger risk increasing a bit. so be careful. next real good chance for rain doesn't come in until friday. so here is the next 24 hours. mild with a few clouds in our sky this morning. 55. near 80 for a time this afternoon by midafternoon. by 7:00 tonight, back into the mid-70s. mild and breezy. a little cooler tomorrow morning, but a clearer sky coming back into the picture for your wednesday. we'll talk about the commute coming up in ten minutes, weather aspects of it. so stay with us. here is a problem 175 at route 1, chopper 4 headed are

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