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children would behave. >> they would be sitting here with us. >> they would terrorize us, you know that. stay with us. "news4 today" starts now at 5:00 a.m. good morning, i'm eun yang. >> and i'm angie goff in for aaron this morning. it looks like we are feeling the effects of the cold front. >> meteorologist chuck bell is here with your forecast. what do you say, chuck? i say you'll like today more than yesterday. we had wind around and plenty of clouds. both the problems have been solved today. lighter winds have moved back in the area for today. there's a chance for a rumble or two of thunder coming up on friday. i'll detail the timing at 21 after. and temperatures right now are back to the mid to upper 40s through much of the shenandoah valley. much of the metro is in the low to mid-50s. here's the way the next 24 hours look. slightly cooler, staying dry. temperes
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7:00 a.m. low to mid-70s for highs today. back to the upper 60s by 7:00. and mostly back into the 40s for tomorrow morning. we'll see you guys in a few more minutes with a check of the commuter forecast. chuck, thank you. a developing story this morning, it has now been seven days since family members have heard from fairfax county firefighter nicole mittendorf. firefighters will continue the search. her car was found near the whiteoak canyon trail saturday evening. a prayer vigil will be held tonight at her fire station. if you would like to attend, watch details on the the nbc washington app and use the search terms "vigil for nicole." today friends and family and colleagues will attend the funeral for a firefighter kill in the line of duty. john ulmschneider was trying to get into a temple hills home to check on a
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having a medical emergency on friday. that homeowner said that he thought someone was trying to break into his house so he opened fire. the fire departments as far away as baltimore city will help emergency calls in prince george's today so the local firefighters can attend the funeral. today a teenager charge in the stabbing death of a relative heads to court. dennis adams was stabbed by a 17-year-old relative earlier this month at a house in arlington. the team of the teenager has not been released. a domestic dispute led to the stabbing. a d.c. man faces murder charges in the death of this man. an off-duty secret service agent by the name of arthur baldwin. police arrested charles sims on monday for the shooting death that happened last december near south capitol and first street. police believe sims tried to rob baldwin before shooting. baldwin worked for the secret serv b
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the time. we are watching some big developments in the flint water crisis. michigan's attorney general is going to announce criminal charges against three people, two state regulators and a flint employee are allegedly at the helm of wrongdoing, a probe that will likely expand. the felony and misdemeanor charges include violating michigan's drinking water law, official misconduct, obstruction of utility property and evidence tampering. the announcement is happening this afternoon. we will, of course, bring you much more on it as it develops here from the live desk and on nbcwashington.com. back to you. you have proved once again there's no place like home. >> i can think of nowhere that i would rather have this victory. >> it is impossible to catch up. that is what donald trump is saying after a huge win in new york. >> hillary clinton
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well saying it's inevitable that she will be the presidential nominee come november. clinton needs fewer than 500 more delegates to get the democratic nomination. she has 177 new delegates from yesterday's primary to bring her total to 1,885 compared to bernie sanders' 1,190. donald trump is expanding his lead to more than 250 delegates. he now has 844 compared to senator ted cruz's 559. governor john kasich is still way behind. in fact, trump is now the only gop candidate with a chance to clench the party's nomination before the gop convention. he won by so much in new york that there are not enough delegates left in future contests for either cruz or kasich to reach that 1,237 they need in order to grab the gop nomination. their only hope now is to force a contested convention. and hillary clinton telli
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supporters this morning that she can see her victory over senator sanders. she captured nearly 60% in the vote in yesterday's democratic primary. senator sanders is insisting there is a way forward. he would need to win 71% of the remaining delegates and uncommitted superdelegates at a shot for winning the nomination. next up, voters in maryland will have their say. maryland is one of the states holding a primary this coming tuesday, april 26th. trump and clinton are polling far ahead in the three states for a majority of next week's delegates. tracie potts looks ahead with us a little later on. today striking verizon workers played a rally outside of silver spring's call center as thousands continue to picket across the u.s. last week close to 40,000 workers in nine states walked off the job in a dispute over a new contract. retirement benefits and outsourced jobs a huge part of the negotiations.
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negotiating with the union since june. and health care workers in maryland will learn how to keep you safe from the zika virus and also prevent its spread. the maryland department of health and mental hygiene is holding a town hall today for its employees. the department says that people need to be well-up foinformed t better help the public. last week the cdc said the virus does cause several birth defects. take a look across the district where we are off to a pleasant start. but how long will it stay this way? meteorologist chuck bell will let us know about the change on the way that could impact your weekend forecast. just one day after a court rules in his favor, we are hearing from the virginia transgender teen who fought to use the bathroom based on the sex he identified with. what he has to say about that ruling and how the decisions here could have wider implication. and again,
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follow the latest in the search for a virginia firefighter missing for one week. a live report on the search efforts straight ahead.
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ecuador and hits people are reeling from the earthquake as they are still looking for more than 200 people missing. but the damage is widespread. more than 500 people are dead. at least 1500 nations are pledging support. 15 nations are pledging support. and we are talking about weather and the changes we are seeing. what a difference a day makes. >> it really does. doesn't mean we are going to have a bad day, does it? no, it will be pretty today. we had a lotof
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that won't be the case on either front later today. currently on your way into work this morning, plan on sunshine. that's the only weather delay, a sunshine delay on the way in and back. temperatures in the mid-50s this morning. we'll be in the low 70s this afternoon. so just a really nice day. traveling conditions, no problems, just sunshine locally and dry weather from charlotte to new york. if you're flying today, the biggest travel troubles could be at the hubs in dallas/ft. worth and houston. look at the weekend forecast coming up in just minutes. beltway and st. barnabas road, live picture here, we are looking good on the inner loop and outer loop of the beltway. nothing to really worry about at this point. it's a lot of the rliearlier ro work. looking nice and green from 270 south from frederick to the spur, that will take you 27 minutes. that's what it should take you this morning. remember to listen to our friends on 103.5 fm when you hop in the car. no
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near duke. still a little slow because of the earlier road work. eun? thank you, melissa. search teams will continue to shenandoah national park to continue the search for a fairfax county firefighter nicole mittendorff. darcy spencer has more on this story. darcy? >> reporter: well, good morning, eun. the search efforts are going to start right at daybreak this morning at the shenandoah national park. the search efforts have been going on for several days for the missing firefighter, paramedic, who is stationed right here at station 32 in fairfax county. nicole mittendorff was reported missing on friday. her car was found in the national park saturday evening. authorities stressed at this point there's no sign of foul play but there's a lot of concern from relatives who do not know where she is or what may have happened to her. she's described as a dedicated
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here at station 32 in fairfax county. there will be a vigil tonight for her, a prayer vigil. here's the information about that, it will happen at 7:30 this evening here at station 32 on burke center parkway here in fairfax county. we are reporting live this morning in fairfax county, darcy spencer, news4. everyone is asking why, why it's such a big deal. i say, well, you deal with that. you be isolated from a one specific location and have you branded as someone who is not fit for that location and see how you feel about it. >> an appeals court upheld federal regulations yesterday to require public schools to treat transgender students consistently with their gender identity. gavin grimm spoke to our sister station about it last night. he challenged the public school policy requiring
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either the restroom that corresponds with their biological gender or a private single stall restroom. the ruling has wide implications but is far from set in stone. the gloucester county school board can appeal to a higher court and the case is so controversial it could eventually go all the way to the supreme court. >> we have individuals that are very happy there's liberation and there are individuals who are uncomfortable. >> the ruling applies to four other states including north carolina. it likely means that state's controversial transgender bathroom law passed last month cannot be enforced in public schools including colleges and universities. today a chance to talk about how much you trust the police. arlington is holding a community forum at 7:00 tonight. the county's chief of police and sheriff will both be there. if you do want to talk to them, go to thomas jefferson middle school on south old
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and there was a smoke incident that happened back in 2015. the national transportation safety board will reveal what it believes caused that incident at a meeting on may 3rd. a woman was killed and more than 90 others were hurt when they got stuck on that train in january of 2015. the train was not able to return to the station because power was lost to the third rail. the u.s. navy is reviewing all of its recruitment brochures after a push-back that one of them was sexist. a flier in question says the navy offers women opportunity, quote, most girls are not aware of in career areas that aren't, quote, just for the guys, all while staying in touch with your feminine side. more than 200,000 people received a brochure. the navy pulled it from production yesterday saying it does not represent navy values. a la
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owen danoff last night. he found himself in the bottom two but america tweeted to save him. danoff is now in the final 11. the remaining contestants will compete monday night right here on nbc4 to try to make it through another week. i think that's the second time he's squeaked by. >> there you go. i know there are a lot of local people really rooting for him. time to check our forecast, storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell is here. >> a-plus weather today and tomorrow. my only concern for rain chances is all hinged on friday. the way things are looking now, we should get the rain out of here in time for your weekend. we'll get you started to explain what to expect the next couple of days. outside this morning, all the clouds and the breezes of yesterday are gone. skies are clearing out nicely. it's a beautiful morning there in prince georges county at nationa
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temperatures all for the next seven days, all at or above average. well up into the 70s again for tomorrow. we'll be back over 80 degrees by monday of next week. rain chances, nothing to worry about today. tomorrow, mostly dry. couldn't rule out completely a little shower or two in the shenandoah valley but nothing major. most metro chances for rain are on friday with a rumble or two of thunder. just in time for the weekend, things will be better. traveling to omaha or the middle part of the country, we have big storms across texas once again. that's the weather system we're watching to come our way. here's future weather tomorrow afternoon, thursday afternoon at 5:00, skies in the metro are going from partly to mostly cloudy. again, we might be able to ring out, this is a warm front coming through, one or two lone showers in the shenandoah valley. by and large, most of the metro stays dry until after midnight going into early friday. friday morning should be
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relatively dry but rain chances are coming in from the west. by lunchtime on friday into the afternoon commute, here's 5:00, showers, maybe a rumble or two of thunder friday evening. just keep that in mind. the low 70s today. mid to upper 70s tomorrow. showers friday. then saturday, skies clearing back out saturday afternoon and sunday is looking like the prettier of the two days this weekend. neither one are that bad for your picnic and plan. we'll rock the forecast coming up. good morning, the inner loop and outer loop are nice and clear this morning. the earlier road work is something you don't have to worry about any longer this morning. taking a look at 270 at old hundred road, nice and clear. if you look at a map of 270, we have a slow spot approaching 109 and then everything opens up just fine. you're okay southbound after that and northbound as well. top of the beltway looking quite good. right now,
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parkway is nice and light. 66 to the beltway will take you eight minutes just like it should. see you back here in ten at 5:31. thank you, melissa. you know the saying, taxation without representation. there's a new push to change the phrase that could end up on your license plate. and she has enough troubles of her own but that's not stopping a homeless woman from helping others like herself. how she's making a difference in the community. kids: he came here from rocky mount, north carolina. married 27 years. raised 6 kids. including 5 boys. he had grandpa move in with us.
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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. 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"
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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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some d.c. council members want to change how d.c. license plates look. right now the phrase on d.c. plates reads taxation without rre
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only take one word to get their point across. >> what we want to say is taxation -- end taxation without representation. >> the council members support the change and the new plates could be available later this year. washington's 670,000 citizens lack voting in congress. and providing clean, quality clothes for those who need it the most. >> mark segraves shows us more. >> reporter: this woman started a shop where families in need can come for clothing, for shoes and just for support. >> we need help. the community is in a crisis. and if somebody don't stand up, we're going to
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for sure is when they walk out of here, they will walk out with a little bit of love. this woman is no ordinary woman. she's a single mom, she's living in a shelter, she has no job. but last year she took what little money she had and she started this venture. evelyn's closet. now two days a week she helps people in need. but there's a problem, she's running out of money and running out of space. that's where you can help. go to the nbc washington app and we'll show you how you can help out evelyn's closet. mark segraves, news4. >> i love what she's doing. she doesn't have much and i hope that evelyn continues to find space to continue the service to so many families. >> and that the community can help out, too. that will make it possible. and for people that want to donate stuff, too, i know people are always looking to clean out their closet and
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people who can really use it. >> search the nbc washington app, evelyn's close et. four things to know before you head out the door including the latest in last night's new york primary results. the exit polls just coming in as more voters in our area get ready to cast their ballots. are gangs infiltrating schools in maryland? the warning from congress to parents. and looking live at the capitol this morning, 17 years to the day of the mass shooting at columbine high school. this morning lawmakers make another push for gun changes. what they plan to do in just a matter of hours. take a look at the current temperatures this morning. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell says we are in for another great day. but that's about to change. when we could hear a rumble of thunder. it's 5:25.
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we have new numbers for you this morning from the white house race exit polls. most democrats are willing to back either of their candidates while significant chunks of gop voters saw some candidates in the field they flat-out won't support. in new york last night, donald trump and hillary clinton were the big winners. more on decision 2016 when nbc's tracie potts joins our broadcast in just a few minutes. thank you, erika. good mornin y
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yang. >> i'm angie goff in for aaron gilcrest. it's going to be a nice day but cooler. you both look great in your spring dresses. four things you all need to know about the weather today. the dry stretch of weather continues. it's now been seven full days since we had any rainfall anywhere across the region. after an 84-degree day yesterday. briefly cooler today. back near 80 tomorrow. best chances for rain in the next couple of days comes up on friday. may have a rumble or two of thunder friday afternoon or evening. we're watching that chance for you. high temperatures today, the upper 60s to low to mid-70s. tons of sunshine. not that much of a breeze. the caps are in philly tonight. but as you rock the red forecast out at your watch parties, 5:00 to 7:00, the game starts at 7:00. get your caps jerseys on, coming back after the game, hopefully we secure our spot in the next round with temperatures in the mid-50s. here's melissa
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traffic broken. breaking news right now, 395 inbound there at duke street is where the problem is. right now this picture is at edsall road with a four-mile backup headed in. now we have a crash adding to this so a four-mile backup on 395 inbound. take a look at that, it is going to be slow this morning. unless they can get this out of the road here very quickly. 270 southbound after 80 has a left shoulder blocked by a crash. we're looking at that just a couple minutes ago saying, what is going on there? we now know it's a crash on the left shoulder. you can get by but it's slowing you down a little bit. 29 south the ramp to westbound 66 has cleared out of the way. don't have to worry about that one anymore. big look at the beltway. we'll have travel times in ten minutes. we are working to learn more about the two people who died after witnesses say their plane just dropped out of the sky and exploded into flames.
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what i guess was fuel-fed. >> i tried to put the flames out and they were both already gone. >> now the faa and ntsb are investigating. the plane crashed in queen anne's county near the chesapeake bay bridge yesterday afternoon. it was just 200 yards short of the bay bridge airport runway. maryland state police say the plane was a rv12 like the model here. it bloongelonged to the flight training group near the airport. no students were on board at the time of the crash. today a baltimore judge will consider arguments surrounding testimony in the trials of some of the officers charged in the death of freddie gray. gray is the baltimore man who died as a result of injury he sustain in the back of the police van. prosecutors say gerrit miller testified at edward
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trial. they were the first bike officers who first arrested gray. six other officers face charges in the april 2015 incident. virginia now has new rules for how police agencies collect, store and test its sexual assault kit. now this comes months after the state discovered thousands of untested kits. last year a state agency identified fairfax county as one of the departments with the most untested kits. now police say that some of the kits went untested for these reasons including false reports, the attacker confessed or a victim decided not to prosecute. the kits must be kept for at least two years. concerns this morning about the growing gang problem in one maryland county. frederick county sheriff chuck jenkins testified before a congressional committee yesterday saying he believes the growing gang problem is related to undocumented i want grants. he says the gangs are recruiting in sc
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>> we started in the communities with the gang presence that is now spreading into the high schools, some of them into the middle schools and again one of the local high schools routinely are fights between rival gangs. >> jenkins says there are more than 75 active gang members in frederick county. today marks 17 years since the columbine high school massacre. following moments of silence today, house democrats are said to unveil a resolution to expose congressional inaction on gun violence. democrats say millions of americans have fallen victim to gun violence in congress doing nothing to prevent future tragedies. we'll learn more on the resolution at 11:00 this morning. montgomery county has one more missed day of school made up. the last day will now be officially on monday, june 20th. that's one day later than was previously scheduled. the montgomery county
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missed six days for snow with four already built into the calendar. they initially denied the request for the waiver but now are allowing the one-day waiver. new this morning mitsubishi motors say employees falsified mileage tests. the tokyo-based maker said on wednesday the inaccurate tests involved 157,000 of its own brand ek-wagon and ek-space light passenger cars and nearly 500,000 daywere made as well. they were making mileage appear better than it was. the wrongdoing is clear but uncertain as to why it even happened. back to you. >> erika, thank you. well, it sure doesn't feel like hockey weather out there. we'll take a live look this morning. pretty cool. another warm up,
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difference compared to yesterday. we'll look at that and how to address it at 5:41. and why whole foods says they are suing back. and a big problem here on 395 inbound. we'll take a look at this and te
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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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more bad news for ecuador. this morning a 6.1 magnitude aftershock. this after ecuador's 7.8 magnitude quake saturday. hundreds are still missing and the death toll has risen yet again. the new number this morning we're getting, 525 people dead. 1500 buildings and homes toppled. you can see just the destruction and rubble everywhere. at least a dozen nations have pledged support. u.s. officials say it is sending a team of disaster experts as well as $100,000 in aid. back to you. thank you. a story we first told you about yesterday in austin, texas, where a pastor says an anti-gay slur was written on a cake he bought from the whole foods market. jordan brown plans to sue the sto
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put on the cake and now says it is suing the pastor for $100,000. an interesting twist there. we'll keep you posted on what happens next. breaking news right now on the road, a four-mile backup on 395 inbound because of two problems we had clearing a work zone at duke street and now a crash really causing big backups. if you really had to get off. get on to take van doran and rejoin 395 right now. but it may be better to sit in it, take a deep breath. we have a new crash on southbound 270 after 80. that left shoulder is still blocked by the crash. and we're seeing delays out of frederick. 270 south? germantown down to the spur, you're fine. 11 minutes for travel time. top of the beltway 295 to 270, that will take you eight minutes. 66 inbound and 95 north both looking good. remember to listen to our friends on 103.5 fm when you
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in your car. chuck bell, a nice day again today, huh? a-plus weather has returned. not a bad day yesterday, we just had clouds around. 45 now in rockville and a cooler 39 in gaithersburg. 49 in reston. a little color in the sky. the sun doesn't come up for another hour. 45 minutes or so. the school day forecast, 40s and 50s at the bus stop. maybe a quick little sweatshirt. that's it. a-plus, outdoor recess again with highs near 72 degrees. that's room temperature. love it like that. the seven-day forecast, more importantly a look at the weekend coming up in ten minutes. >> thank you, chuck. when you think of a public health problem at lot of issues come to mind. but what about pornography? the new controversial law on the books. and new controversy surrounding metro's safety. who says employees are not
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following procedures like they should? it's 5:40. we're back after this. 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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breaking news on 395 north at duke street. a four-mile backup because of a crash there with late clearing road work and then the accident really causing backups that you want to allow extra time on 395 inbound. chuck? we have a mostly clear sky this morning. plenty of sunshine coming our way. but there are rain chances before we get to the weekend. we'll look at the seven-day forecast coming up at 5:51. right now more rain is on the way for texas. the state has been hammered the last several days and it's still cleaning up from widespread floods. more than a thousand homes are flooded and a lot of people had to be rescued. the
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hours in southeast texas and louisiana today. a developing story this morning. police hope that this video will help them find the suspect who killed a woman inside of a church in texas. missy bevers was getting ready to teach a exercise class at church when she was found unresponsive. police are not sure if this person in tactical gear was a man or woman but friends and family are devastated by her death. >> she was a great woman, a great wife, a great mother, a great friend. >> the texas rangers have now joined the investigation. they are offering a $10,000 reward for any information that leads to a conviction. 5:45 now. danger on a popular trail in our area. cyclists are going way too fast on the capitol crescent trail. so they are going to start enforcing a 15-mile-an-hour speed limit. they also say cyclists should be goingwe
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and d.c. but the new effort is from the maryland national capital park police. pedestrians should be watching out taking off head phones and double checking before turning arounded to make sure they are safe. >> it changes the way the older people in the neighborhood -- they won't come down here anymore whereas they used to use this all the time. they're afraid. >> that's a pedestrian talking about her experience on the trail. police say 43,000 cyclists use the trail during average spring months and even more pedestrians on foot use it at the same time. d.c. workers who get some of their salary from tips could soon be getting a boost in pay. right now the minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.77. mayor muriel bowser wants to raise it to $7.50 over the next six years. mayor bowser already proposed raising the minimum wage from
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d.c. council members say no to private marijuana plugs in the city. they turned down the proposal yesterday 7-6. right now congress prohibits the city from taxing the marijuana. council members say that factors into their vote. also, mayor bowser and d.c.'s police chief said private clubs would be difficult to monitor. all right. in the quest for the stanley cup, the washington capitals are looking for a win tonight in the game for the playoffs. we will have a sweep if that happens. they face-off against the flyers tonight. fans in d.c. are pumped up. >> kristen wright is live at verizon center this morning where they are prepping for a huge fan rally there tonight for the big game. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning. that's right, game four tonight in philly. so game on. and you're invited to a watch party at the verizon center
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know, the capitals have a 3-0 series lead against the flyers. they beat the flyers on monday night 6-1! the caps have the best regular season in hockey. so fans are feeling good and hoping and praying that this is going to be it and that this time around it's going to be different. tonight's watch party is at the verizon center. doors open at 6:00 and the game starts tonight at 7:00 on the jumbo-tron. come out to enjoy the game. the team hopefully feels the love from home and they beat the flyers again tonight. getting them one step closer to winning the stanley cup for the first time ever. go caps. back to you. >> for sure. i think they can feel the love. i think there's so much of it here in the area you're going to feel it.
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sure. >> thank you, kristin. >> thanks. the race for the democratic nomination is in the homestretch and victory is in sight. >> we don't have much of a race anymore. >> the front-runners all by claiming their party's nomination after big wins in new york. but the race is far from over. let's check in with nbc's tracie potts live in washington now with the latest. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: hey, eun. a big night for hillary clinton and donald trump. he performed at the polls, expecting to take away more than 60% of the vote in all but three of the delegates and those went to john kasich. ted cruz was completely shut out. trump said this is the beginning of his move toward this nomination. after next week, which is maryland and four other states, he could become mathematically impossible for ted cruz to get the nomination. donald trump now hoping the party will coalesce around him. >> what about the
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need to do to make sure the wrap up the democratic nomination? >> reporter: one thing she has to do in addition to getting more delegates, she has to get the bernie sanders voters behind her. she tried to reach out to them in her victory speech last night talking about party unity, welcoming the sanders voters. the polls are showing not all of them are willing to support hillary clinton and that could become a bit of a channel for her. she does see the light at the end of the tunnel in terms of getting the nomination, but bernie sanders who lost in new york last night very frustrated that it was a close primary. many of the independents who supported him were shut out of voting in either contest, democrat or republican, because only registered party voters can vote in those primaries. >> both candidates talking about unity. tracie potts, live on capitol hill for us, thank you. time now to get a check on the weather. and the seven-day forecast includes a chance for showers. chube
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>> good morning, angie and eun. good morning, everybody. almost halfway through the work and school week out there. good wednesday morning to you. skies are clearing out. we should be back to a mostly sunny sky by later on this morning and into the afternoon. going to be a great day to be outside. but there are rain chances sneaking in our general direction. outside this morning, sun's not up until 6:24. so about 30 minutes or so from now. skies are just a couple of high, thin clouds out there. temperature at dulles airport is at 51 degrees. a little hover in the upper 40s to near 50s for the next bit. mid to upper 50s by 9:00. mid-60s by 11:00 a.m. what a great day it will be. afternoon temperatures in the low to mid-70s. plenty of sunshine and mild. cooling back down by 7:00 tonight. temperatures will be in the mid-60s. then for tomorrow, increasing clouds and maybe a shower in the shenandoah valley tomorrow because of this warm front right here. this is all part of the next weather system which will impact us on frida
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here in time for the weekend. here's future weather to time it out. the warm front coming through tomorrow. here's the metro area, 5:00 tomorrow afternoon, skies are already mostly cloudy, but rain-free in the metro for most if not all the day tomorrow. just a little shower chance in the shenandoah valley with the warm air sneaking in. mostly cloudy thursday night into friday. maybe a few slivers of sunshine friday morning as the southerly winds increase. here's noon on friday, still dry, but by 4:00 to 5:00 friday afternoon, right into the heart of friday evening, that will be our best chance for getting rain, maybe a rumble or two of thunder from 3:00 friday afternoon up near to 11:00 or midnight friday night going into early saturday. but we should get the rain out of here by saturday. so here's your seven-day forecast, 70 today. warming back up tomorrow, highs in the upper 70s. on friday, about a 70% chance for rain. not everyone is going to get wet and we are not really expecting a lot of rain but finally get the chance to watch some
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here's a look at the seven-day forecast, we'll look at the next 24 hours coming up at 6:01. here's melissa. breaking news on 395. take a look, we are still slow headed inbound northbound at duke street is where the crash and road work was. we are still slow headed inbound. so right now it looks like it is getting just a tad better here, but if you are really thinking about going out soon and having to get off and back on, use edsall and van dorn street. we are starting to see backups here. we are sending the chopper to see what they can see from the sky. southbound 270 after 80 still with a left shoulder blocked by the crash. big look at the beltway, the inner loop and outer loop, everything is moving just fine. hoping to have a shot for you in the next couple of minutes. thank you, melissa. it is now 5:53. metro is under fire, this time it is from a frontline worker for the rail agency who tells news4 many workers are not
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that worker wanted to remain anonymous but those concerns followed a scathing letter sent from the federal transit administration to cite safety issues from empty fire extinguishers to tell phones that don't work. the head of the firefighters association is concerned. >> these are all things that could lead to us not being able to do our job or worse, losing our lives. >> metro says it is immediately addressing the safety concerns raised by federal investigators. if it does not make changes, the fda can withhold certain funding from the rail agency. we now know the name of the man killed by a police officer in prince georges county. we first brought you this story yesterday morning as breaking news. it happened at the franklin park apartments in greenbelt. greenbelt police arrived to find 28-year-old rico johnson on his third-floor balcony and he
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shots at hem. a greenbelt officer fired back at johnson killing him. the police cruiser had a bullet-hole in the windshield and was still on the scene hours later. police in fairfax county want parents to stay alert after concerns about a growing trend in the use of marijuana derivatives. the use of the drugs is a growing trend among high school students. the strong resin that is extracted from the marijuana plant can be referred to as hash or hash oil. it also has other names. it looks like a hard waxy substance that police say is highly concentrated. side effects can cause hallucinations, panic attacks and even violent behavior. a new law causing some controversy said pornography is a public health crisis. in fact, it's calling it an epidemic. utah's governor signed a law yesterday that allows basically making a statement not outlining anything in particular. it puts the focus on new
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research. >> we want them to have facts, data, good science, heightened awareness, so they make a correct decision in their own lives. >> supporters of the law are worried about children and adolescents watching the porn. critics say it graduates or exaggerates porn effects. and the money you borrow is not always making it to your bank account on time increasing the chances for you to get hit with overdraft fees. the consumer financial protection bureau says half of borrowers wind up paying about $185 in bank fees. about a third of borrowers penalized have their accounts temporarily closed. well, expect a little distraction or many little distractions perhaps at work today. it's bring your daughters and sons to work day. the annual event that lets kids go to work with their parents. the first lady michelle obama
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you're looking at video from last year's event. children invited today have parents who work in the executive office or are part of the big brothers/big sisters program. good morning, i'm landon dowdy at cnbc. mcdonald's is offering a classy item to regenerate business. they are offering bigger versions of the big mac. if tests are successful, they will roll out the new mac sizes nationally. for more on your business news, i'm landon dowdy. i'm darcy spencer live in fairfax county with the latest on efforts to find a missing refighter paramedic.
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one week and still no sign of a virginia firefighter last seen in shenandoah national park. how a community is is showing support as we wait for the search to resume this morning. we are also watching a developing story out of michigan where criminal charges are expected in the day ahead as part of that massive drinking water scandal in flint. but first, let's get your out-the-door forecast with
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>> good morning, angie. it will be a nice day to be outside today. weather headlines, no matter what you want to do, the weather won't mess with you at all. 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. but nowhere near the wind or cloud cover. dry for today and tomorrow. tracking the chance for some rain showers, maybe a thunderstorm coming up on friday afternoon, but i'm liking the weekend forecast and think you will, too. i will show it to you at 6:21. pockets of upper 30s in northern maryland from gaithersburg to frederick, mid to upper 30s. but mid-40s for much of northern virginia and near 50 degrees in the nearby suburbs. the next 24 hours look this way, 54 degrees at 7:00 a.m. by 7:00 p.m., 63 degrees. the weekend forecast is just ahead. breaking news continues in first 4 traffic, where is the trouble now? breaking news, chopper 4 just got over

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