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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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westbound lanes are blocked there, eastbound lanes are open here this morning. suitland parkway at firth sterling avenue, we're trying to get more information on this motorcycle crash. 66 and 95 looking very typical for this time of day. silver line delays to wehle reston east just popped up. i'm back in ten minutes. developing this morning, a huge police response after officers are involved in a deadly shoot-out with a man in prince george's county. this all happened at an apartment complex on spring hill court in greenbelt last night. that's where derrick ward is with more on what led up to the shooting. >> reporter: well, officers are trying to figure all that out now. but it all started with a call for someone with a gun here in the 6200 block of spring hill court. take a look, you can see the balcony there in the distance, this is where we're told the
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gunman was when police gold here. this all started about 10:35 last night, started out with greenbelt police, but prince george's county s.w.a.t. teams and tactical officers also responded. when greenbelt police officers got here, they were met with gunfire. we hear more about what transpired from george matthews. >> the officers did get on the scene and the individual had worked his way up into the apartment on the third floor and was still firing and did fire, the officer ds did respond. >> reporter: the suspect was struck and killed. s.w.a.t. teams got up to the apartment and found out that he was indeed dead. they haven't released his name yet pending notification of next of kin. and they say it's fortunate that no one else was injured because if you look, there are buildings on either side here of this little courtyard when this all
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one was hit by random gunfire pip i. it's still under investigation. derrick ward, news 4. the time 6:03. developing morning, search teams 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. ♪ family and friends held a prayer vinlg vigil for mittendorff last night. she was last heard from via text message last wednesday. she was reported missing after not showing up for work on friday. her car was located saturday at the entrance to the white oak canyon trail at the park. at this point virginia state police say that they don't suspect foul play. memorial services begin today a for fallen prince
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paramedic john ulmschneider. he was shot and killed responding to a call on friday. today visitation is from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at st. john's parish in hollywood, maryland. the funeral mass will be held tomorrow at the same parish at 1:00. a private family burial will follow. ulmschneider is survived by his wife and 2-year-old daughter. today the man police say shot ulmschneider and another firefighter could appear before a grand jury. it will likely be up to help to decide whether the man will face charges. this is all unfolding at a temple hills home on friday. the resident told police he thought the firefighters were intruders and feared for his safety. the firefighters were responding to an emergency call. i'm kristin wright at the live desk. it is a race against the clock to find survivors in ecuador. we're getting in video from right on the ground as some pretty amazing rescues. what you're looking at here is a man being pulled out
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the rubble of a collapsed hotel. they only found him because he managed to use his phone and call a relative. so rescues are happening. but the number of people killed is now up to 413. here at home, fairfax county fire is getting ready to send a few members of the virginia task force one to help out in ecuador. we'll let you know when they head out. back to you. and speaking of helping out, the egg with a dorian embassy wants any kind of help you can give for the victims of the disaster. for now they say donations are the most helpful. you can actually check the embassy's twitter page or call them to make a donation. once ecuador knows just how bad the damage is, they will begin asking for items like medicine an tents. it is 6:05. this morning could be a major decider tonight in the race for the white house. 291 democratic delegates and 95 republican delegates are up to grabs in the
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it is a big battleground for hillary clinton and bernie sanders as the democratic race gets even tighter. clinton leads sanders nationally by less than 700 delegates. on the republican side, dust is hoping for a sweep of his home state. new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll has trump maintaining his lead nationally over ted cruz and governor john kasich. the poll shows trump with 40% support for gop primary voters. cruz with 35%, kasich with 24%. margin of error is about 5 1/2 points. coming up, chuck todd will join us to break down some of new york's primary and who will likely come out on top. upset parents are rallying today to keep two schools from closing. prince george's county participates are trying to stop forestville high school and skyline elementary
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shutti shutting down. the plan to rally in upper harl bo marlboro is for tonight. prince george's county schools say the schools are underpopulated. the caps thinking a sweep. i said this from the beginning. they're playing game four against the flyers tomorrow and if they win, they are in the next round. here is the video you will be seeing again and again from last night's game. it was a blowout. and one player took it out on orlov slamming him in to the wall. that started a fight you can see here. and then the flyers fans started throwing bracelets out on to the ice. started throwing them at the players. we'll keep an eye on whether anyone is suspended and whether orlov is good to go tomorrow. that game that 7:00. and even the coach says this is not the way we want to showcase the sport of hockey. the caps got a huge lead and it looks like the
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gave up and started with this kind of -- >> absolutely out of control and if you listen to the announcers, they were saying things like this disgusts me in the biggest way, totally ininexcusable. lack of respect in general. and i know it was a win, but -- >> go caps. second round let's go. developing story that we are watching right now. >> after a terrorist bombing in afghanistan overnight, targeting a government complex. i'm kristin wright at the live desk, i'll have more on who is claiming responsibility for that attack. also ahead, a training exercise involving d.c. police traumatized some of its own officers. the incident now prompting an internal review. plus new concerns about the people you trust to treat you.
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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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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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long days early sunrises. isn sun up about 15 minutes from now. these are not rain making clouds, so your ride to work and ride home later today, open sun roof weather. it will be breezy and very mild again this afternoon. temperatures back up near 80 today. so no trouble if you're driving locally or regionally. biggest problems likely to be this denver, st. louis and perhaps boston, as well. a look at the weekend forecast for us coming up. a pedestrian crash here in howard county west wound bound 175 shut down right near route 1 eastbound, you can see it is open and moving. silver
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reston east. as far as travel time, 270 looking good, top of the beltway over to 270 looking good, as well. 66 inbound no problems an 95 north 25 minutes roll along just fine quantico to the beltway. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. > . and we have been talking all morning about a suicide attack on a government complex in afghanistan. we've learned that 28 people were killed that was more than we first thought, it was a car bomb going off in kabul at the agency responsible for protecting senior afghan government officials. somehow that was able to happen. 200 people injured in this attack. the taliban claiming responsibility right now. seven people are recovering this morning after a bhlg collapse this had canada. e
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dwem lags when it collapsed. parts of the building and scaffolding fell on to the sidewalk. rescuers are using search dogs to make sure no one is trapped. now to a story you saw first on 4. d.c. police want to know why one of its sergeants had an officer unload its gun and pretend to be an active shooter during a roll call. internal review is now under way. police sources the officer pointed the gun on the another officer and pulled the trig ir on the unloaded weapon. chief cathy lanier says that she needs to find out more. >> i prefer to wait until i see some facts and actually from some direct statements of what happened before i make any judgments. >> no officers were hurt, but sources say one person took medical leave becausef
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today marks one year since freddie gray died and was thrust into the spotlight and headlines for baltimore. rallies an vigiling are planned to honor his death. gray died a week after suffering spine and neck injuries. investigators say he was in the back of a police van. baltimore police say they arrested gray for carrying an illegal switch blade. his death set off violent riots in baltimore. six baltimore police officers now face criminal charges in gray's death. tomorrow a judge will hear arguments will compelling one officer to test by in another's trial. prosecutors want to force officer garrett miller to testify at officer nero's trial. miller and nero were the bike officers involved will gray's initial arrest. the december really of officer william porter ended in a mistrial. a man fighting for his life after being shot in northwest washington. d.c. police say that he was shot the just
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near fourth and hamilton. the victim's name is not being released, but police say his injuries are life threatening. police don't have any information on a suspect. victim of a deadly shooting in prince george's county has been identified. police say that 22-year-old karl h marshall was shot on vienna drive saturday night. police do not believe the shooting was random. $25,000 reward is now being offered for information that leads to an arrest. leaders in montgomery county are taking action against controversial lgbt laws. a resolution being introduced to urge the county executives to suspend official travel to both states. d.c. leaders recently passed similar legislation. former prince george's county executive jack johnson wants his division and sentence
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seven years for extortion and witness and evidence tampering. johnson's lawyers are claiming they have new evidence uncovering law enforcement misconduct in the case. he is scheduled to get out of prison next year. in "news 4 your health," scary information this morning. a new study says that some hospital workers do not wash their hands. researchers at the university of new mexico looked at the outpatient workers and more than 15 medical offices across the country. about a third of the employees skipped washing their hands despite the fact there was soap and water close by. do you ever find yourself losing your train of thought? >> all the time. >> welcome to my life. doctors say it may happen when someone interrupts you or when a loud noise startles you. researchers say it seems brain engages a physical stop and command in a interrupts your train of thought. they a
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interruptions. i tell people all the time that my brain has too many tabs open. >> that is exactly what is happening. sometimes i'll walk in to the kitchen and i can't remember why i went in there. >> or when you go to the store to buy something and you washington out with everything but the one thing you went for. all right. well, there is a new race you can add to it 24 year's election. >> starting today, you can help name two baby eaglets. you remember they hatch recently at the national arboretum. now the baby's nicknames voting starts at 9:00 this morning. we'll have a link so you can vote on just search eaglets. you can vote until sunday night. the names will be announced next week. we've had a lot of great ideas, a washington theme going on, justice, freedom, liberty. >> chuck and melissa are starting to grow on me.
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little baby eagle named after you. >> absolutely. chuck and melissa make great eagle names for sure. and we're also nested up here together in the traffic and "weather center," so a good theme. outside early on a tuesday morning, skies are not going to be as clear today as they were yesterday. but it will be equally warm, sunrise just about six minutes from now and already lots of great early morning color in our eastern sky here first thing this morning. just a couple of clouds around, but these are mid and high level clouds that won't bring us any rain. different view from city camera looking over the potomac, gorgeous morning, lots of color on the river, bright yellow and orange sky already in place. temperatures this afternoon again well up into the 70s and 80s, a mild start will turn into a warm day. more clouds than yesterday, quite breezy at times. northwest winds and staying on the dry side. so as a result, high fire danger. red flag fire alerts for northeast maryland and southern
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week now since we had any rain, be extremely careful, limit any outdoor burning and be real careful if you're putting out a cigarette that it doesn't go on the side of the road. 59 in falls church, 56 in edgewater, maryland. cooler across central virginia now. 45 in manassas and culpeper, 46 in luray. hourly temperatures up, up and away they go. sunshine this morning, we'll have more and more clouds later this afternoon, but it won't rain today. your afternoon planner 79 at 1:00, high today 82. so no problems for today. and already thinking about your weekend? i know you are. partly sunny on saturday, could be a few showers real early on saturday morning, but that should be over by 8:00 a.m. by the way things are looking now. sunday looks to be even prettier, but most of the weekend uninterrupted by raindrops. >> please keep it that way. taking a big look at the beltway, you can see overall we're
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little slow there. totally normal for this time of the morning. suitland parkway at firth sterling, we still have that crash here this morning. silver line delays as well to wehle reston east. again, that malfunction at largo town center. also westbound 175 at route 1, that's where chopper was, they just moved westbound lanes are blocked because of that pedestrian accident. eastbound lanes are open. chopper 4 just moved a little south of there. you can see outer loop joining the beltway. so overall looking very typical. new concerns about safety at metro, the trouble spots outlined by federal safety officials and how metro is responding to it this morning. >> and getting a little money back? who is ready for that. how much money pepco is crediting its customers in d.c.
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michigan's governor says he will drink flint's filtered tap water for a month to show people who live there that it is safe to drink. on monday the governor visited a flint homeowner who has high lead level in her water. for nearly 18 months, people drank and bathed in lead tainted water. snyder has apologized for his administration's role in that water crisis. it is 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 the one time credit show up. pepco says it is because of the company's 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. historic anacostia is going through a dramatic revitalization. walgreen's is remodeling an iconic score front f
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other new shops are also opening along martin luther king avenue and good hope road. mayor muriel bowser's administration says it welcomes the change and is working to make sure it does not force out smaller businesses and lower income residents. a lot at stake in the hours ahead as voters in new york head to the polls. chuck todd joins us live where what should you be watching for today. and we prepare for the another beautiful spring day. look at that gorgeous scene. chuck bell has the four things to know before you leave to work at 6:31. wr >> reporter: what passengers have to say about the fix it
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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. thank you so much. did you say honey? hey, try some? mmm that is tasty. is it real?
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are you? nope animated you know i'm always looking for real honey for honey nut cheerios well you've come to the right place. great, mind if i have another taste? not at all mmm you're all right bud? never better i don't know if he likes that. yeah part of the complete breakfast developing this morning, deadly police shoot-out at an apartment complex while families were sleeping. >> coming up, derrick ward is live in greenbelt with what led to
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hurt. first as we approach 6:30 thousand on yo now on your tuesday morning, another taste of summertime today. most neighborhoods will be 80 are or warmer for a second day in a row. fire danger is quite high and increasing. rain chances remain low until friday, but the weekend still looks pretty nice. here is today then as we have the sun already up, came up just about two, three minutes ago. 55 on your way out the door, mid-70s outdoor lunch recommended for today. breezy and blustery this afternoon, but it will be warm. highs today in the 80s. we'll give you the school day forecast coming up in ten. for now, though, chopper 4 and traffic. >> outer loop of the beltway, you can see chopper 4 over the top of the beltway here this morning and just kind of normal volume, no major problems there as they head southbound off of 95 to join the beltway here. so right now
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overall rest of the beltway nice and clear, nice and green. don't have any other issues. a little bit of a slowdown inbound 395 as you're crossing over the beltway there from 95. 270 at old hundred road, we were slow just a couple minutes ago go in high ats town and now things have sort of opened up. 95 north headed northbound out of woodbridge going about 32 miles per hour. through manassas is your slow spot. metro's general manager received a scathing letter from federal investigators which outlined basic safety problems. now metro says it plans to fix the issues and retrain employees this week. molette green is live at the rosslyn metro station now with more on what metro is doing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the feds are not the only ones concerned. we've been talking to passengers, they tell me they want everything done to make it
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safer to ride. >> put them into effect immediately so we don't have anymore catastrophes like we've had. >> reporter: and here is what the federal transit administration wants to happen. they want these workers' safety briefings so no one gets hurt and repairs to some 220 plus defects. inspectors found things like empty fire extinguishers, broken power switches. and because the risk, the fts says wmata must take immediate action. a small fire broke out here yesterday at the rosslyn tracks from an arcing insulator. passengers, feds, wmata al trying to make sure it's a safer ride. so many people defend on tpend t
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>> molette green like this rosslyn. thank you. police are searching for the person who killed a transgender woman in a hotel in rockville. investigators say the 22-year-old guide of trauma to her upper body. saturday at the red roof inn this was on shady grove road. police believe she may have been working as a prostitute. they want to hear from anyone who may know something about her death. 6:33. police 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 intersection of suitland road and meadow view drive in the suit land silver hill area on saturday around 2:00 a.m. the driver of the car is seriously hurt and remains in the hospital. police are trying to figure out why the driver lost control. president obama is traveling today. he is going to the
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to sad dsaudi arabia. the president will meet with the gulf cooperation council which includes leader from several arab countries. they're expected to talk about oil prices, iran and tight against isis. ash carter also talking about the fight against isis and says about 200 more u.s. troops are going to be deployed to iraq. they will help iraqis retake the city of mosul from the islamic state. secretary carter says the troops won't be on the ground, instead they will help plan and coordinate attacks. polls are now open in new york and presidential candidates are looking to win big. a win could make a big difference for hillary clinton while bernie sanders tries to keep momentum going. donald trump is looking to sweep his home state. political director and moderator of "meet the press" chuck todd
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>> good morning. >> what impact will today's vote are on the republican race? ted cruz not even there anymore and the chance for a contested convention. >> i think it really depends on how big the margin of victory is for donald trump. does he sweep nearly all the delegates. it looks like he will get at least 85 of the 95. he could do even better than that. and it really sets him up for next week, next week of course close to home there is maryland, but you also have pennsylvania, delaware, rhode island and connecticut. donald trump's favored in all five of hothose states. so a big win in new york and a clean sweep last week and the percentage of delegates that he will need will suddenly go down from 60% of remaining delegates to 50% if all of that happens in the next eight days. which is very possible. and then suddenly the likelihood of a contested convention starts to go down below 50%. >> and now to the democrats, bernie sanders putting pressure on hillary clinton
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momentum will in new york, but at this point is he too far behind in delegates to make a difference? >> yes, he is that far behind in delegates, but what he really needs is a win here today. he needs an upset. he needs something to shock the system, reset the race. change the narrative. right now it doesn't look like it will happen, it looks like she's on her way to a low double digit win. she has been working the state as if she were running for a third term for the u.s. senate. both campaigns have treated the new york primary on the democratic side as a make or break event and i think because of that, it's probably advantage clinton. >> chuck todd line it in new york for us. thanks as always. and be sure to watch the "today" show right after news"news 4 t." a new report is highlighting how well our schools stack up against others across the country. which local schools are getting high marks. and one problem headed into the district and then another on metro.
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today one of maryland's toughest officials on immigration will testify on capitol hill. frederick county sheriff charles jenkins will testify about the negative impact undocumented immigrants have on communities. this hearing comes just one day after the supreme court started looking at president obama's executive action that would shield more than 4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. we're just about ready to click over to 6:41. beautiful sunrise out there for you this morning. it will be on the blistery side by later this afternoon, but it will be warm again. heading out the door this morning, mild and dry, te
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outdoor recess today grade a-plus, plus, plus. 77 by midday, 82 for a high today. shorts and t-shirts for those who can get away with it. and put the sun block on or you will get a burn. >> brand new problem outer loop at new hampshire avenue, disabled vehicle blocking one lane just ahead of this camera shot. so it is slowing just a tad. silver line delays to wehle reston east. and big look at the beltway, fairly typical.wehlereston east. and big look at the beltway, fairly typical. motorcycle carash slowing thing down. 270 top of the beltway, a little slow. 6 i 66 inbound and 95, no major problems. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. we're tracking a pair of developing stories for you right now first in maryland where a man is dead after an officer-involved shooting at an
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what we're learning about the moments before shots were fired. plus we will take you live to houston for a look at the damage that was left behind by the devastating floods as parts of texas brace for even re
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we're watching a developing story in prince george's county where an officer-involved shooting leave as than dead. >> one of the stories we're working on to get you up to the minute the minute you are up. we want to start with chuck bell. >> off to another great start today. cold front coming flthrough thoh does promise changes in the weather. so enjoy the warmth. sunny and mild in the 50s already. we'll talk how long the warm weather sticks around with your "7-day forecast" at 6:51. brand new problem inbound 395 seminary slowing things just a tad. and silver line delays to wiehle-reston east. that malfunction at largo town center causing that be problem. developing this morning, a man is dead after being in a shoot-out with police in prince george's county. the shooting started last night at an apartment complex on spring hill court in greenbelt. pli say the
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while families slept nearby. derrick ward has more on what led to the shooting. >> reporter: we're in the 6200 block of spring hill court in greenbelt. police are now focusing their attention on the third floor balcony apartment you see back there. this all started at about 10:35 last night. that's when police got a call for someone shooting off a gun in this courtyard. when they got here, they say the suspect had made his way up to that third floor balcony and began shooting at police. police officers returned fire. the suspect was hit and s.w.a.t. team showed up, they eventual willy made their way up to the apartment and the suspect was pronounced dead. they're only saying he's a 28-year-old many from greenbelt. some of the apartments around here were evacuated briefly, but no one else was injured. this all row mai remains under investigation. derrick ward, news 4. a
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dead and thousands of homes are under water in houston. janet shamlian has the very latelate latest. we can't believe our ice. >> reporter: i've lived here a long time and i couldn't believe how fast the floodwaters rose yesterday. and we're still seeing the repercussions. you can see the vehicle behind me still in the water here. you mentioned five deaths. each one of those came from someone who stayed in their car and drove into high water. it happens in an instant. we have a 70% chance of thunderstorms for the houston metro area today and forecasters say it will only take an inch or two to bring on more flooding to this already hard hit community. governor greg abbott declaring nine counties a federal disaster area and they will need the assistance because there are stop areas here that are just mud caked, homes are standing water in them. this is such a widespread flood,
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it covers 21,000 square miles, national weather service flood warning was the largest, broadest ever issued for an entire community. and it came down so hard so fast. 17 inches in a matter of hours. most of it during the cover of night and that did not give people anytime to prepare as they were driving out for work and sometimes caught unexpectedly in the floodwaters that rose so quickly. we will see here cleanup today, but the threat continues for the houston area. back to you. >> unreal. janet shamlian live for us live in houston. and we know that she will have much more ahead on the "today" show. now to a developing story this morning, search teams will return to the shenandoah national park area to search for a missing firefighter from woodbridge, virginia. it has been six days since anyone has seen or had contact with nicole mittendorff. ♪
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♪ how precious did >> a prayer vigil was held last night. the 31-year-old was last heard from last wednesday via text 34 message. her car was located saturday at the entrance to the white oak canyon trail at the park. now, at this point virginia state police say that they don't suspect foul play. 6:49 now. memorial services begin today for fallen prince george's county ffr and paramedic john ulmschneider. he was shot and killed responding to a call on friday. today visitation is from 5:00 to 8:00 at st. john's parish in hollywood, maryland. the funeral mass will be held tomorrow at the same parish at 1:00. a private family burial will follow. up sthi der is survivh-hp the p ulmschneider and another ffr could appear before a grand jury. it will likely be up to them to decide whether the man will face any chargs.
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hills home on friday, the resident told police he thought the firefighters were intruders and feared for his safety. the firefighters were responding to an emergency call. several high schools are celebrating a big accomplishment this morning. thomas jefferson high school for science and technology is once again ranked as one of the top high schools in the country. that is according to the 2016 rankings from u.s. news and world report. the school in fairfax county ranks fifth nationally, down two spot there is last year. walt whet man and winston churchill are the highest ranked in maryland and the school without walls is the city's top ranked. mclean is virginia's second ranked school. parents are fighting to keep two local schools from closing. prince george's county parents are trying to stop forestville high school and skyline elementary school from shutting down
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parents argue the district did not follow rules from the state's board of education. they plan to rally in upper marlboro tonight. prince george's county public schools say the schools are underpopulated. some very high emotions and it could be even more intense tomorrow in philadelphia because the caps could sweep and i'm hoping that happens. if they win, it will be the first time the team went 4-0 in a playoff series. >> and lots of people are wondering about toddimitri orlof he will be okay after that. >> he pushed him in with his face. nasty. >> flyers player slammed orlov into the wall during the blowout and we're also waiting to hear if that player will be success end abouted because of that. and then on top of this, fans also threw bracelets on to the ice. >> i mean, you know, we understand the flyers were in a pinch, they were down, but this is t
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and a lot of people including the coaches said this is not the way to showcase the game of hockey. >> but onward, onward. second round game four tomorrow night at philadelphia. 7:00 p.m. >> go caps. look at you rocking the red. >> absolutely right. i'm on board with the red team around here for sure. caps doing great. maybe this is finally the year. >> bring home the stanley cup! >> i've had my picture taken with it, but the caps have never won it, so it would be nice. pretty as a picture early this morning. if the rest of the day looks and feels anything like this picture, we're this gowill in g shape. unlike yesterday, we will have more clouds and it will be breezy at times. northwesterly winds behind a cold front which has no moisture to work with, so we will be staying dry through the course of the day. loving
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came up at 6:25 this morning. back on january 20th, just three months ago, came up at 7:23 and just two months from now getting close to the summer solstice. june 20, the sun comes up a at 5:43, so an extra 45 or so minutes of early morning daylight to keep adding on. we will be dry for most of the rest of the week. our pest chance for rain does come up on friday. we need the rain. high fire danger, red flag fire alert now from authority eastno maryland, southern pennsylvania, extremely dry. so if you smoke gcigarettes, don't put it out the window in the tinderbox dry conditions. "7-day forecast," 82 today and breezy and dry. 70 tomorrow, so a little cooler, back to a little over average on thursday. best chance for rain is friday, but as of now, melissa mollett, your weekend will be uninterrupted by
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>> i'll pay you later. outer loop at flp in thanew ham disabled vehicle. route one, slowing a bit. 395 inbound at seminary, look like that has cleared out of the way. we had a disabled vehicle there. this is also gone, motorcycle crash northbound firth sterling, no more worries there. overall prince george's county looking typical. inbound 210 is a little slow, pretty typical for the average tuesday morning. to which t top of the beltway look going and 270 south going about 40 miles per hour. i'm kristin wright at the live desk. here in the newsroom, we're keeping tabs on day three of the search for survivors of that earthquake in ecuador. we're getting in some really intense on the ground pictures of rescues. but the feeling right now in ecuador is t
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dwindling. the death toll now up to 413 people tand it will probably kep going up. thousands are injured and left with absolutely nothing. while here at home, fair tags county fire is getting ready to send a few member of virginia task force one to help out on the ground this ecuador and we'll certainly let everybody know when they're on the way. speaking of earthquakes, japan still dealing with major aftershocks after last week's earthquakes there. a 5.5 has gomagnitude hit the c hours ago. japan says it's not expecting tsunamis at this point, but land slides are what they're concerned about. more than 40 people were killed in those quakes. today thousands of people don't have water or plumbing. several damaged road s and highways have been shut gown u d 11 still
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target having a wage hike to $10 an hour. last april they raised to $9 and hour. more than 300,000 employees will see their base rate go up next month. good morning. i'm landon dowdy at cnbc. a new partnership to make your car smarter. hyundai and cisco teaming up on internet connected car technology, the latest alliance between auto and tech firms to expand services to hook cars to smartphone, home networks and urban infrastructure. the move comes at hyundai tries to broaden its base of customers. with your cnbc morning business report, i'm landon dowdy. four things to know before you head out, starting at 9:00, you can vote to name the two baby eagles born at the national arboretum. voting ends sunday night. look for a link on the nbc washington app. at least five people are
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under water in houston. more than 18 inches of rain fell in some places yesterday. the area is bracing itself for more rain and potential for flash flooding today. metro employees will get a safety briefing this week after a stern letter from the federal transit administration. federal investigators found more than 220 safety problems during the rescent inspection. a man dead after a police-involved shooting in greenbelt. he shot at officers and police returned fire killing the man. >> thanks for joining us. > the "today" show is >ne
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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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unprecedented. the relentless rain causing historic flooding in houston. >> this is a dynamic situation. things are constantly changing. >> at least five people dead. dozens of neighborhoods submerged. more than 1,000 high water resc rescues. >> go, go! >> we're there with the latest, live. empire showdown. new york voters head to the polls in a crucial primary. hillary clinton looking to seal the deal. donald trump, sounding a confident note. >> new york is looking great, but you have to go and vote. >> despite this unfortunate slip of the tongue. >> i was down there, and i watched our police and our firemen down in 7/11, down at e


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