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investigators piece together a dangerous late night wreck. what we're finding out as multiple people are sent to the hospital. welcome home kevin, the show of support for the firefighter who survived a deadly shooting. and a new safety problem for metro, the familiar issue that closed another station and what is being done to make sure your ride is safe. 10:00 and it's finally starting to warm up. we are in for a fantastic day. >> absolutely. >> i'm angie goff by the way. >> and i'm adam tuss. you still might need a light jacket, maybe, but we'll check in with someone who knows the answers. tom kierein is outside on the weather deck. >> even with the bright sun, there a chill in the air. but we have the birds chirping and squirrels scrambling around. everything turning green. a glorious spring day under way here. what to wear? here is a live view from our
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tower camera. that is sugarloaf mountain on the horizon, about 30 miles away. you will need sunblock and sunglasses today. you can get a quick burn. you'll be in short sleeves by later this afternoon as temperatures soar to around 70 degrees. warm her weather e erre er wea also some spring storms. a look at that later. a pedestrian is recovering after being hit in a two car crash. this happened around 11:30 last night near connecticut avenue and jones bridge road. the roads were shut down for hours as police investigated the scene. and a man is dead after being stabbed in the district last night on kennedy street. police don't have a suspect at this time. if you do have any information that can help officials track someone down, please give them a call. we are following a developing story this morning, a or
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person to the hospital. it all happened in silver spring. that's where we find derrick ward, he's live at the scene with some reaction from neighbors. >> reporter: good morning. we are in the 11700 block of sherbrooke lane in white oak. we're at the rear of that house that caught fire earlier today. you can see it was a devastating fire. the roof completely caved in in and that caused some of the problem for firefighters. happened at about 4:00 a.m. when fire crews got here, again this house is completely involved. we are told that the homeowner got out, but the door locked behind her. she wasn't able to get in and get the cellphone to call the fire department. fortunately neighbors have been alerted to this and they called the fire department which arrived here, but again, they had to pull out at one point because of that roof collapse. and this devastate being fire. and what was perhaps the saving grace here for what is left is that neighbors were
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the xwlflow of the flames. >> like a ball of fire. >> i grabbed my phone and i call 911, i call my husband to go weighing up our neighbor to see if they can hear us. but i think at that time she already ran out. >> had to be scary, though. >> yeah, i know. >> reporter: we're told that the woman who was at the house at the time, she was the sole occupant, she was able to get out but she was taken to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalati inhalation. she returned and retrieved some belongings. but it had to be devastating. you can imagine seeing your home laid bare by flames like this. the cause remains under investigation. there was some damage to the house next door. the vinyl siding actually buckled from the intense heat that was on the scene of this fire. again, still under investigation. several crews responded. one injury, that woman appears to be out of the hospital now. but dealing with the loss of
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this devastating fire in silver spring. we're live in white oak, derrick ward, news 4. back to you. another arcing insulator fire brought metro service to a halt. this time it happened in the friendship heights station around 8:00 last night. firefighters worked ventilate smoke between the tenleytown and friendship heights station. a train operator actually reported the problem and the train was stopped and everyone for the off. metro closed all stations between van ness and. so far is doesn't look like service is affected this morning. this morning 19-year-old volunteer firefighter kevin swain is back home with his family. he spent more than a week in the hospital after he and another firefighter were shot on the job. his fellow firefighters were by his side as he left the hospital on saturday. darcy spencer has more on how he's doing.
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eight days after being shot on an emergency call. he was smiling and shaking hands as he made his way to a fire engine for the ride home. surrounded by his fellow morning side firefighters. >> got to be the brightest point at the end of a trying week for us as a fire department. >> reporter: firefighters were called to a home in temple hills to check on a man believed to be in medical distress. the homeowner opened fire when firefighters forced their way in. apparently believing someone was trying to break in. john ulmschneider died. swain, just 19, was shot four times. he needed a little help as he climbed into the front seat of the engine. >> for public safety, a line of duty death is a dark moment for any organization. the sweet point is today there is a little bit of a ray of light, getting to see someone that was injured critically get to go home d
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fire engine all the way to his home in carroll county where he will continue his length any recovery. i'm told he is eager to get back to the job as soon as he can. darcy spencer, news 4. if you want to help out, you can donate to two online funds set up. swain's family set up a fund where you can give to a charity in his name and you can also donate to help john ulmschneider's wife and 2-year-old daughter. on our app search the word firefighter and you can figure out how to make a donation. we have a developing story this morning in a tragic murder in ohio. police are on the hunt for whoever is responsible for killing eight family members in what is described as an execution style killing. now on friday, police found the victims shot in three separate locations in piketon, ohio which is about 60 miles outside of columbus. seven adults and a teen were killed, three children survived.
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>> shocked wondering how could this possibly happen to us. >> the rhoden family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and support. >> cincinnati area businessman has put up a $25,000 reward for information that leads to a conviction in this case. one man is dead and two officers injured after a shoot-out at a walmart in arizona. the officers were responding to a trespassing call at the store. it wasn't long after that that they arrived and shots rang out. both officers were wearing bulletproof vests. the suspect died. both officers are in stable condition. there were shoppers inside the store, but no one was hurt. memorable night turns chaotic after two students are shot outside their prom in wisconsin last night. officers were already patrolling the area, and they were able to respond pretty quickly. the school was immediately put
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police shot the suspect, he's still in the hospital being monitored. no update on the student's condition at this time. a history-making landing. how a one of a kind plane is changing the future of flying. let's talk hockey. game six brings the caps back to philly. the challenge the team is about to face and why history may not be on their side. delores kelley: although we were all one maryland, our schools weren't treated the same way. narrator: with neighborhoods getting unequal funding for schools, something had to be done for our children. kelley: it didn't matter where chris was from. he knew that we couldn't leave a child having less just because they lived in a region that was poor. joanne benson: he has not just talked about it. he is going to stand tall for all children to succeed. i'm chris van hollen, and i approved this message.
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a solar powered plane on a trip around the globe completes its ninth leg landing in northern california late last night. the purpose of the trip was to highlight the importance of renewable energy in the spirit of innovation. the aircraft started the journey back in march of 2015 and made stop this is myanmar, china, japan. >> i eat, i cook hot meals, i sleep, i use the toilet, i do
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the house keeping. and i do it all in the middle of the sky. >> just lie ke any owe day. the pilot says stopping in silicon valley will help link to the pioneering spirit of the air. caps and flyers this afternoon. if the caps can win, they will advance to the second round of the playoffs. history might not be on their side, hoe. the recent trend says that they have lost five of their last six game sixes. players are confident this that can beat the odds. >> you're up 3-2 in the series. you don't expect to have any team go away quietly. but big picture, we're up 3-2. >> game six in philly today starts at tho
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no reason to change the channel. taking a live look outside, great day to get out for a bike ride or run, but not so great if you have the allergies. tom is tracking the best times to enjoy getting outside today. >> and you've heard it before and live it every day. the new reason to be hopeful for less gridlock andraffic pr to
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but sierra club chooses jamie raskin for congress they all talk about climate change. because only raskin wrote laws to reduce our carbon footprint and is leading the fight against fracking in maryland. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message.
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a perfect spring day for a bike ride. capitol crescent trail, towpath, westerville and rail trail, a lot of great bike trails around. perfect day for a family bike ride. temperatures by moon should be in the low 60s and then near 70 by about 3:00. by late afternoon, back down into the mid-60s. don't forget your helmets. warmer weather on the way and some spring storms coming our way the week ahead. a look at that coming up. 10:15. maryland voters they to the polls for tuesday's primaries. four other states also have delegates up for grabs. >> joining us now, chuck todd. let's start with the republicans. donald trump going to win maryland? >> i think he might and i think he shouldn't. meaning like if they had run a campaign two months ago, a serious campaign, on paper i think if john kasich were alone and challenging trump, that it would be similar to what we saw when marco rubio almost beat trump basically in
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northern virginia. i think you would see that here. the most exciting race in maryland is the democratic senate primary. the presidential side won't as exciting. >> the anti-trump movement, this is something that you talk about on the show. at this point is it picking up, losing steam? >> it seems to be losing steam. and is this a huge topic at the start of the show and it gets pretty contentious in a happy way. but everybody is in a good mood about the contention. but you look at we have a new pennsylvania poll that shows trump with a double digit lead, but if you add up cruz and kasich together, they will be over 50%. in indiana, trump has the lead, but if you add up cruz and kasich, they would be over 50%. so they know that case he can has t cake he kasich has the shot in maryland, but cruz refuses to get out and
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indiana. so you would think even though it's in their best interests to work with them, they aren't. and out of the ashes rises the phoenix that is named donald trump. >> and you will talk to bernie sanders on the show today on the democratic seed ide of things. >> even he calls the path narrow. so very interesting, i came away from it not -- i did it yesterday pace to face. and i thought he seemed more conciliatory. and then you watch it in the after math and you are like wow, it was borderline exit interview. almost like he's acknowledging the reality of the situation willingly entertaining what is it can going to take for hillary clinton to win his supporters over. so he clearly is in that mode where he's a little bit torn. and he wants to keep fighting because he wants to build this movement and success sastain it. and he's also a real list. so very interesting. >> sounds like a bag of
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>> and we do a little 9/11 saudi arabia stuff which is particularly here in washington i think people will find that conversation very interesting. >> i'm calling the affiliates. we're going longer today. >> that's right. >> thanks. >> and go caps. please. >> yes, i know. >> gosh sakes just let it go. >> we'll see. >> good luck flyer boy. a reminder you can see "meet the press" every sunday right here on nbc 4. well, this morning we are talking travel trends in the washington region. and while our population is growing, the roads aren't necessarily getting more congested. imagine that. and this morning we have a closer look at new reports that shows us why. >> reporter: optimism with some commuters. >> once you figure it out, it's pretty simple. >> reporter: and what a lot of people are figuring out around here are teleworking makes sense. >> work is becoming less of
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someplace you go to, it's something do you wherever you are. >> reporter: take a look at that graphic and you can see as a whole we're driving more miles during the weekday than ever, but even as more and more people have moved into the region, the numbers haven't spiked dramatically. transportation experts say that is because we're also now embracing telework as a major option and it's having an impact. and take a look at this graphic, these are all the people who either drive, take metro or the bus or commuter rail who telework occasionally now, but look how many more of them could actually be tell are a commuting. it's now recommended that people who come from long distances take a serious look at telecommuting to improve everyone's commute. demetrius one of those telecommuting regularly now, he just doesn't enjoy the day to day commute. >> getting on metro, sometimes the bus might be 20 minutes late
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>> reporter: though he says his best bet often just working from home, a positive spin on our normally dreadful commute. >> we'll take anything at this point. >> yes. so it if you want if name the baby eaglets, fintime is running out. >> vote runs until 11:59 tonight. they were both last month to the proud parents mr. president and the first lady. and you have a pew choic few ch. stars and stripe, freedom and liberty, anacostia and potomac, honor and glory and we like cherry and blossom. the names will be announced later this week. good luck. >> great to be part of the process. >> absolutely. >> you can do a write-it in. >> the arbor i
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place to go on a spring day like today. unless you're and theer gi sufferer, terrific day to be out. but the pollen counts have jumped with the dry air returning. and storm team 4 radar scanning the sky. no rain anywhere in the vicinity. great day to take the cub scouts out for a hike at sugarloaf mountain. temperatures are still rather cool. we're hovering in the 50s from the mountains all the way to the bay. reagan national at 57 degrees. post your pictures like this one i took yesterday away noontime of a sidewalk in northwest d.c., a pink carpet of blossoms that had fallen from the morning rain. and still a lot of spring color around. many neighborhoods are looking like this now. and at nationals park today, great day to play ball. they take on the twins first pitch at 1:35. and by then, we should be in the low 60s. then by the sefve
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70. you'll need your sunglasses. and by kahn waiting fdawn, in t. waiting at the he metro with 8:00, 9:00, near 60 degrees mid-morning on monday. then monday afternoon soaring to around 80 degrees. hitting the mid-80s on tuesday afternoon. but showers and thunderstorms looking likely late afternoon and evening on tuesday, maybe lingering showers wednesday morning. turning cooler wednesday dropping to near 70 in the morning into the 50s in the afternoon. another chance of showers thursday into friday. and perhaps next weekend. keep that in mind. 10:22. and here are four things to know. a pedestrian is recovering after being hit in this two car crash. it happened around 11:30 last night near connecticut avenue and jones bridge road in chevy chase. a man is dead after a stabbing on kennedy street in northwest d.c. last night. police are still looking for a suspect there. 19-year-old volunteer firefighter kevin swain is back home with his family this
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hospital after he and another firefighter were shot on the job in prince george's county. and in the quest for the cup, caps need the win against the flyers in game six today. if they can pull it off, they will advance to the second round. the game is being played in philly, when you you can catch the action right here at noon on nbc. cue the corsage. an incredible group of teens have a big reason to dance and celebrate the, it's time to get out and explore. look beyond the expected. hidden among the trees.
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welcome back. pope francis will celebrate mass with thousands of teens in st. peters square today. so asaturday he personally hear their confessions. more than 150 other priests helped out. how cool is that. okay. it is a staple in a teen's life. we're talking about the prom and last night guess who got to go. you're a teen, right? >> at heart, right? >> angie never went in high school, but you went last night. >> i was never asked and so the students at freedom high school i guess felt bad for me, they invited me out with my husband. it was great. the students held a charity prom and it raised money for pediatric cancer research. and you see everyone was
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a blast. they were twisting and turning. i saw moves there that i was like -- hats off charity promise is what it was called to raise more than $43,000. it was a sold out crowd and we even took our prom photo, the corsa corsage, did it all. >> need to see your dancing. >> go to snap chat for that. but thank you for having me. >> and get outside. >> enjoy this wonderful day. highs near 70. lots of sun. an thks for joining us,
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this sunday, whatever happened to the stop trump movement? >> we're winning by a lock. we're kicking ass. >> trump keeps winning. gop leaders are falling in line. and neither cruz nor kasich are gaining momentum. is it possible this stop trump movement has been stopped? >> plus, my sit-downith bernie sanders. >> i will do everything that i can to make certain that donald trump is not elected president. >> the senator on strump, his chances of wining the nomination and why he thinks he's losing to hillary clinton. >> poor people don't vote. that's just a fact. >> also, is the u.s. helping to cover up a saudi arabian government role in 9/11? there are 28 pages that may


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