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the neighborhood is starting to change. >> a community that's been changing since we moved in. >> reporter: this morning montgomery county police continued investigating a murder from the night before. detectives say several people were in the parking lot at around 10:00 when 18-year-old oscar benitez was assaulted and taken to the hospital. >> police were called to germantown about ten after 10:00. >> reporter: medical staff called police to say benitez had died. meanwhile, the suspect took off. >> it is just concerning. >> reporter: many neighbors say they're concerned about what they consider an increase in violence and they're hoping it will end soon. >> unfortunately, though, it's not a surprise. >> reporter: police can't conclusively say this was gang related, but that is one angle out of many that they're investigating. they're asking anyone with in the commuy
montgomery county police department. coming up at 6:00, we'll tell you what neighbors say they will be doing to try to make their communities safer. we're also keeping our eye on a high school student in d.c. who is recovering after he got stabbed on his way to class. >> police think this may have started as some kind of a robbery. the victim was attacked outside of wilson high school in northwest d.c., and we have learned that this is not the first time something like this has happened in recent days. news 4's mark segraves is live outside of the school this evening. >> reporter: good evening. it was just about 9:00 this morning. most of the students were already inside wilson high school when the teenager came through these doors bleeding from a stab wound. >> it appears at this time he was just attempting to rob him of his phone and wallet. >> reporter: the student parked his car across the street from wilson high school as he had many times before, but this morning he told police a man with a knife tried to rob him.
the student was stabbed in the leg. >> high school student then walked across the street and sought help inside the school. >> reporter: the suspect ran into the neighborhood and got away. this is the second time a wilson high school student has been robbed at knife point in the past week. an 11th grade girl was robbed across the street last tuesday afternoon as she was walking home from school. she was not hurt. police crime statistics show an increase in crime in this neighborhood over the past two months. the friend of today's victim did not want to be identified on camera. >> i feel concerned for my safety now that people are being robbed a couple blocks from school. that's a concern to my safety and the safety of my fellow seniors. >> reporter: it is not just students feeling unease. the woman was troubled to learn the student was stabbed just steps from her home. >> i'm really concerned. >> reporter: one arrest had been
that young girl that happened across the street. that suspect is a juvenile who has actually been charged in in three armed robberies in this area, but there may be other suspects at large in those cases. as for today's suspect, he still remains at large. police have not linked today's incident to those other robberies. coming up at 6:00, why did d.c. public schools not notify parents of the first incident last week. we'll tell you what they had to say about that coming up in the next hour. >> mark, what are the d.c. police saying about maybe foot patrols or patrolling that area more, especially if this is starting to happen with a little more regularity? >> reporter: i can tell you that we're seeing today right now a lot of police presence around wilson high school. in fact, several different police cars patrolling. high visibility. they have not told us that they're actually ramping up visibility in this area, but typically after school in this area you do see a lot of police because when all these students get out. a lot of times we have a
trouble up at the tinley town metro station. today, we're also seeing officers patrollinaround the fort reno perimeter. that's federal land. that's patrolled by the u.s. park police. >> thanks, mark. a teenager from fairfax county has died after being hit by a car. he was crossing the street with a group of people early saturday morning. a car tried to go around another car that stopped to let the group pass and it hit him. he was a student at radford university. the driver has not been charged. a grandmother says the justice system is failing her and her granddaughter because the two of them were struck while legally crossing the street in a crosswalk. her daughter was killed in that accident. this happened last year on route 197 in
in that accident and the driver is facing misdemeanor charges. >> if you are not texting, if you're not speeding, if you have not consumed alcohol prior to driving, it's okay to kill someone in a crosswalk. >> in our second half hour, prince george's county bureau chief will be explaining how this happened. it is coming up in a story that you're only going to see here. three firefighters needed medical treatment after a fire broke out at the joint base anacostia-bolling. we're told as they tried to put it out the fire spread throughout the building. fire officials say all of the injured firefighters were treated at the scene. after their wins in new york, both donald trump and hi
with five states holding primary contests, including maryland. 384 delegates are up for grabs for the democrats. 172 for the republicans. pennsylvania obviously the largest in terms of delegate count. now, trump and clinton could have big wins in the state. a new nbc/wall street journa journal/marist poll showed -- polling locations will open at 7:00 tomorrow morning and close at 8:00 tomorrow night. delegates available. there are 95 up for grabs for the democrats. 38 for the republicans. i've got to say a lot of you and your neighbors have already voted in that early voting. 258,000. well over a
people. that's a big percentage of voters in the state that have cast the ballot during the period that ended last week. trump is expected to get a large share of delegates tomorrow and now his two opponents are looking down the line, hoping a new alliance will prevent him from reaching the number of delegates he needs to get the nomination. john kasich and ted cruz are joining forces. kasich said he'll skip indiana next week to help cruz. cruz said he'll skip oregon to help kasich. >> it's a corrupt enterprise. in politics you're allowed to collude. actually, i was happy because it shows how weak they are. it shows how pathetic they are. >> reporte
too little, too late. cruz needs 98%. it is mathematically impossible for kasich. we've been asking all afternoon if you think this alliance is going to help or hurt trump. so far most of you think it will actually help the frontrunner. maryland voters will be choosing nominees for hope house and senate seats, and a lot of the candidates were on the street today making their own push to get out the vote. >> reporter: well, we're reporting to you from julius west middle school, which will be transformed tonight into one of the many polling places here in montgomery county. throughout the day we've been getting e-mails from seemingly from every candidate in each party in every race. each of them is giving us their schedule. and they all
common. in capital letters it says go tv, which stands for get out the vote. chris is one of 14 candidates seeking the republican nomination for the u.s. senate in maryland. he campaigned today greeting voters as they arrived at the rally for john kasich. he says he is not endorsing kasich, cruz, or trump at this point. >> it is tremendous for the republican party. the senate is up for grabs, and maryland is in play if we have the right republican candidate who can win in november. >> reporter: he's a trump supporter. >> what do you think of the kasich/cruz plan to divide up resources to try to block donald trump? >> i think that i don't have a problem with kasich or cruz, but i think it's an act of desperation. i think there's overwhelming support for donald j. trump.
candidate for the u.s. senate who has been among those leading in maryland polls is state delegate cathy, who campaigned today with employees of maryland paving incorporated. >> i understand she's running a campaign very similar to what governor hogan ran, and she is from baltimore county. there are a lot of republicans around the state. not many are in montgomery county, but around the state. she has a chance. >> reporter: there are 14 gop hopefuls and 10 in the democratic party seeking the u.s. senate seat. you've heard the most of course about donna edwards and chris von hollen. if you would like a guide to all the races, you can go to our nbc washington app and search maryland primaries. ahead at 6:00, how maryland has become the target in the presidential primary this week. that's coming up at 6:00. chris, back to you. >> let me just touch on that for
you've been covering these primaries out in maryland for years. based on your experience and what you're sort of hearing there on the street, what do you think turnout is going to be compared to year's past? >> reporter: well, if you take a look at early voting turnout, it is almost twice as heavy as it was a couple years ago. registered democrats enjoy a 2-1 margin over republicans. we'll see who wins the primaries tomorrow. then the general election, well, that's going to be an interesting race ahead. donald trump, how he will do in maryland. >> interesting question. thanks for that perspective, chris. appreciate it. did you get outside today? it's nice and summery out there, but don't get too used to it. it's still april. >> still april and we still have
we're still doing this kind of thing between winter and summer. summer-like today and more spri springlike and much cooler toward the end of the week. it is just gorgeous. 84 in roanoke. that cooler air to the north is going to start coming down across our region over the next couple of days. temperatures into the 80s once again. we will see a storm chance tomorrow with a cold front that comes through. that cold front brings big changes to the weather pattern here. we're talking much cooler conditions and much wetter conditions, so jackets and the umbrellas, get those ready. you're going to need them the next couple of days. a fire on metro. people leaping over the seats as they scrambled to safety. we're going to the top to get some answers about why some say that metro didn't tell riders what was going on. and we're following up the mysterious death of a
icon. find out what we're learning now about the private service in prince's army and his final moments at paisley park. do you know josh norman? te're going 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
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first of all, let's start by saying leave tom brady alone. leave him alone. leave him alone. he's a great guy. enough. it's enough. >> well, trump won't be helping embattled quarterback tom brady who is facing suspension from football. comedian bill cosby is facing another legal hurdle in his rape case. an economic boom in prince george's county. >> it's all new in the next 15 minutes. right now, our team is working on a number of stories, including the new addition to the roster. >> we could be in for a wet and stormy week, but first we want to start with your mounting concerns about metro. metro riders stuck on a train in a tunnel as smoke is filling that train. this was saturday night on the red line between the tinley town and the friendship heights stations. some say it was eerily
to a deadly episode a year ago. adam tuss has been trying to figure out what went wrong this time. >> reporter: that's right, wendy. we still don't know why that smoke started filling a tunnel and a train here on the red line. >> please close all doors between cars. >> reporter: the operator of that metro train stuck between the tinley town and friendship heights stations pleading with riders to close the doors between rail cars. >> then a sound that i've described -- that sounded like a cross between static and thunder erupted behind us. >> reporter: chuck holmes was on the train. >> i turned around to see flashing lights, flames, reflections off the tunnel walls, and a loud noise and billowing smoke. >> reporter: chuck said there was panic. >> that's when people really started to get nervous.
people were really scared. >> reporter: metro still doesn't know exactly what happened. >> initial reports are all over the board. a lot of it was generated by customers seeing things. rather than not talk about what we don't know, we're just going to wait until we find out. >> reporter: there was smoke and a lot of it. for riders, this incident too familiar to the deadly episode last year. for 20 to 30 minutes, riders didn't get any word about what was happening. the train reversed back to tinley town and everyone got off. nobody was hurt. >> clearly for everybody in the train, very stressful. i get it. >> reporter: more time is needed to figure out how to handle the situation. now, there were a couple of people on board that train that became very important very fast. coming up next hour at 6:00, i'll tell you who they are and why they ended up helping, wendy. >> you know, when you're in
situation like that and you don't know what's going on and metro doesn't know what's going on at the time, don't they have some kind of protocol or training for the operators of the train just to kind of keep people calm so there isn't panic? >> reporter: absolutely, wendy. that's something that we hear about all the time is the communication during these incidents, but sadly time after time you hear that metro is not simply communicating to the people that are on board train. this gentleman that we talked to today who was on that train said that the train operator came through. he tried to talk to the train operator, but the operator did not give any response as to what was happening and seemed a bit panicky at the moment. >> thank you, adam. a popular mall in prince george's county is about to undergo some major renovations, including new shopping and eating options. the washington business journal
spending $25 million to overhaul the mall at prince george's. the mall will get a 20,000 square foot hhhm. josh norman was signed to a monster deal. today, the team introduced their $75 million man. carol maloney is out at redskins park. carol, how excited is the organization to have the quarterback in the fold? >> reporter: beyond thrilled, i think, would be a way to describe it. today was a good day for the washington redskins and their fans. you can see it in josh norman and you can hear it in his voice. he did not come here to get paid. he came to play. he has to remember at the beginning of his introductory press conference to take out his mouth guard. that just tells us that he's al
coming off an all pro season, he was not expected to be a free agent, but the panthers rescinded the franchise tag last wednesday. skins wasted no time landing the biggest free agent with the biggest chip on his shoulder. >> i'm not done yet. i'm not done yet. i haven't really got to the point where i feel like i made it. i haven't. i don't feel like i made it. i feel like i still have work to do. i even get chill bumps right now talking to you about it because i've got so much more to accomplish. i'm just starting to be honest with you. all my life i've been down, counted out, and cast away. but now i have a chance to make those doubters and everybody who said anything about me to sit back and show them something different about me. >> reporter: he is angry. he is hu
most heated rivalry in football, josh norman versus o'dell beckham. what norman has to say about seeing o'dell beckham twice a year. >> him against dez bryant twice a year as well. a four-time super bowl champ will be starting next season on the bench. an appeals court has reinstated tom brady's four game suspension over that deflategate controversy. the judge panel ruled that the nfl has the right to suspend brady. brady denies any wrongdoing. he could appeal this ruling yet again. hundreds of target shoppers have pledged to
retail giant. find out why a new policy may have some shoppers leaving the aisles. people who face child porn charges don't usually go public to talk about them, but a couple is putting a spotlight on the ca 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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. >> announcer: and now here's storm team 4 forecast. >> another beautiful day across our region. we have seen a string of them. a week of just gorgeous, gorgeous weather. that streak will come to an end tomorrow night. let's take a look and show you what's happening out there right now. cap wheel a great thing to do. take a look at the pirate boat. those are fun too. right now temperatures currently sitting at 76 degrees. that's in d.c. we've got a little bit of a southerly flow that's coming right off the water. keeping the d.c. area a little bit on the cool side. cooler than everyone else. 82 right now in leesburg. 85 down in fredericksburg and cooler down by the water too. the water still having a cooling effect on our weather. not seeing much across our region right now.
here. just some cloud cover that moved overhead, but not obscuring the sun totally. back to the west, we're watching a couple of storm systems, one of which come through tomorrow. it is a frontal boundary. that front will move in from the north and come through tomorrow afternoon. most of tomorrow will stay dry. even some sunshine tomorrow afternoon. i think we'll get right back into the low 80s. right on through 5:00 we're dry. watch happens after 5:00. we start to see some showers and storms developing as the cold front comes down. this is the latest computer model coming in. we may see a storm or two, but we're not expecting to see much. tuesday during the day will be dry. you may need the umbrella late, but you won't need it during the afternoon. wednesday is a completely different story. we have a northeasterly wind. we have moisture. we have cloud cover. we may have drizzle and light shower activity. wednesday, i do not think is going to be a nice day at all. tomorrow, maybe some severe weather threats.
low to medium as far as the hail threat goes. high winds possible with these storms, but i'm not expecting much in the way of severe weather, but this front will change things over the next couple of days. tomorrow's high is 85 degrees with a chance of late afternoon storms. wednesday high of 67, cloudy skies. maybe some drizzle or showers. thursday and friday, we're cool for this time of year. only in the upper 50s to low 60s and a good chance of shower activity. two things we have not needed lately are the umbrellas and the jackets. it is time to get them out of the closet. now at 5:00, kids have a way of mistaking them for toys and more children are being killed than ever before by ingesting laundry pods. susan hogan explains why some kids are still getting sick. also, how did prince die? that's the
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terrace in the mount vernon area. that's right off richmond highway near the woodland shopping center. there is no apparent threat to public safety. back to you. a stafford couple whose grandson has aspergerasperger'se is trying to keep him out of jail. >> reporter: well, when mikey was indicted on child porn charges earlier this month, he spent four days in jail. that experience left him so shell shocked. he emerged behaving like a 6-year-old. now they have decided to speak out about a case they don't think should have brought in the first place. they say they don't usually tightly hold hands
27-year-old grandson named mikey, but since he returned from jail last week he often won't let go. >> it ripped his heart out. about the third night there, he did not think he was going to make it out. that night he told me good-bye and i love you. >> reporter: he is a former police officer. he said when deputies knocked on the door april 1st, 2015, they thought it was some kind of prank. they found child porn on mikey's computer. emotionally, he's more like a 12-year-old. >> i explained to mikey that's bad what he did and it's illegal and he can't do that. >> reporter: they told the commonwealth attorney about his
asperger's syndrome and some other disorders he has. >> i want them dropped. i want him cleared. >> reporter: mikey told me this about the pictures on his computer. >> i made a mistake in having those on there. i didn't like them. >> reporter: his parents say if mikey is convicted and sent to jail, they fear for his life. >> mentally he won't survive and physically he won't survive. >> reporter: now, a contact at the commonwealth attorney's office are trying to get their side of the story. i haven't yet heard back. we talked to mikey's defense attorney about the long shot strategy he'll try to use to try to keep this young man out of jail. a deadly pedestrian accident on a dark road in charles county. now police are asking anyone who may have seen this to come forward. this happened just after 11:00 last night on route
that's near bonnie lane in waldorf. a man stepped into the path of a car and was hit and killed. there was a ground breaking today of the loudoun county sheriff's office. it is in the one loudoun community. it is going to include a community meeting room when it is finished next summer. a lot of speculation, but still no concrete answers tonight about the death of prince. the music icon's body was cream ma -- cremated this weekend, but his final resting spot has not been revealed. >> reporter: private during his life, prince's death is now shrouded in mystery. the autopsy complete. the toxicology results still pending as questions swirl about what the results will reveal. it could take weeks before the medical examiner issues a report on how the superstar ed
life, a vegan. >> reporter: a close friend spoke with prince just five days before his death. >> he said he was doing perfect. we now understand that he was not in the best of health. however perhaps he's in a perfect place now. >> reporter: over the weekend, close friends and relatives held a private service at paisley park celebrating the legend's life. musician and prince's one-time fiancee sheila e. said it was a quiet somber affair with prince's music playing softly. >> we grabbed who we could to hug and cry. we were in disbelief as to is this real. >> still so unbelievable to so many. prince's family wants to plan a
it's still not clear when that could happen. caps fans can breathe a sigh of relief. they are moving on to the second round. >> up next, the rival pittsburgh penguins. >> do we know when these two are going to start their series? >> in a word, no, we don't. not yet anyway. it's still hurry up and wait now for the capitals, you might see. a couple of days for fans' blood pressure to return to normal. tickets are on sale, but we're waiting to find out when it will start. patience is required because of the way the flyers series ended. it ended in six games. it is the first time the caps in years have closed a series in six games. that only adds to the caps
>> it's going to be serious. we'll see what's going to happen. >> it's going to be awesome. >> it's going to be great. i remember last year we played against them. it will be fun. it will be lots of energy in the arena. >> we believe that we've been building our game all yearlong to have very few weaknesses and can play against any style game, any team. >> make no mistake, the caps will hoping the defense against a high scoring penguins. a fight over the so-called bathroom law, it has gained some national and even international attention now. >> in the next few hours, there could be a critical change in north carolina. the law that forces transgender people to use bathrooms
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there's a petition to overturn the law that the republican lawmakers there passed in a special session last month, a law that forces transgender people to use bathrooms based on the sex that is listed on their birth certificates. it also prevents the other cities in north carolina from passing their own laws that would protect transgender people and allow them to use bathrooms based on the sex they identify with. hundreds of thousands of shoppers are promising to boycott target over the store's new bathroom policy. employees and customers can use store bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. the american family association, a christian activist group, has gotten nearly half a million signatures in support in less than a week. target says it stands behind its policy to offer an inclusive place for family to shop. a family killed execution
crossing the sidewalk. in fact, she was holding her grandmother's hand at the time. that grandmother wants to know why the driver is only facing minor charges. a story you'll see only on news 4. >> i'm standing here speaking with you and my heart is racing. >> reporter: it's not easy for her to be back at this intersection. it's where she held her grand ba baby's 2-year-old hand for the last time a year ago. >> we pushed the signal. we were struck where my granddaughter was killed. >> reporter: it happened at 197 and old chapel hill in bowe. >> i sustained multiple broken bones, contusions. >> reporter: she and her family were expecting criminal manslaughter charges for the driver, but after the investigation into the crash -- >>
could show that this was anything more than just a tragic accident by the driver in the vehicle. >> reporter: the prince george's county state's attorney's office says the driver wasn't under the influence, wasn't texting, wasn't talking on the phone, wasn't speeding, so it appears this deadly accident is a misdemeanor. >> the failure to stop or yield to people in the crosswalk, they do carry max sentences of 60 days apiece in jail and a $500 fine. >> strike someone while they're in a crosswalk and you pay pennies. >> reporter: she is unsatisfied. >> if you're not texting or speeding or if you have not consumed alcohol prior to driving, it is okay to kill someone in a crosswalk. >> reporter: coming up at 6:00, dynasty's m
annapolis today. we'll tell you what she's hoping to do next. today is the start of the district's street smart safety campaign. police kicked it off by enforcing an effort along the corner of 14th in d.c. some of the drivers that didn't stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk, they got a ticket. those laundry detergent pods can make it a whole lot easier to clean our clothes, but despite so many warnings tens of thousands of kids are still being exposed to their dangers. susan hogan has important information. >> there are new numbers out today and they're alarming. an increase in calls for help after children ingested colorful laundry detergent pods. pods like these are highly concentrated. if a child gets their hands on it and ingests, itou
deadly. a 17% spike in calls to poison control centers over a two-year period. detergent pods send at least one child to the hospital every single day according to the study. two children have already died as a result of ingesting these laundry detergent pods. we reached out to the industry today. the american cleaning institute told us the industry is implementing new standards. the pods themselves will be harder to squeeze and they'll also include a bitter tasting substance on the outside of the pod to hopefully deter a young child from wanting to eat it. wendy? it's a significant milestone for the athletes competing in the summer games. wednesday marks 100 days until the opening ceremonies of the olympics. this will be the second olympic games for katy de
she became the world record holder in three different races. she says the opportunity to represent the u.s. is part of what drives her. >> i have fun setting high goals. i'm working towards those. as long as swimming is still fun for me, i think i can continue to improve. it's been a lot of fun competing internationally and having the opportunity to represent my country. >> it's been fun watching her grow up. this wednesday marks 100 days until the start of the games. some of ledecky's teammates on the swim team will be on the "today show" in new york. i'll be there for the festivities. i'll have reports for you throughout the afternoon. tom, how should i dress up there on wednesday? how cold is it going to be? >> you're going to be running all the way up there. >> i'm going to pole vault my way up there.
your ten-mile run as soon as you leave here. >> of course. >> he does that every day. he's incredible. >> make it 20. >> if you are planning a run shortly or into the evening hours, here's your forecast for the afternoon, the rest of the afternoon and evening. right now, it's pretty warm. you'll just need a lightweight short sleeves. by this evening, it will be rather cool. back down by late evening in the upper 60s. as we get into the rest of the afternoon, the temperatures that we see right now in the low 80s will quickly drop back. much of the region is certainly feeling summertime. charlottesville, 86. a cool 70 in annapolis. storm team 4 radar, we don't have any rain in the vicinity. what else is in the air? pollen. it is back. it is in the high range.
it's mostly oak tree pollen. if you'll be dining out this evening, we'll have temperatures dropping from the 70s to the upper 60s in the evening. waiting for the bus or metro tomorrow morning, 64. mild by 9:00. it will be up near 70 degrees mid-morning on tuesday. storm team 4 four-day forecast will be into the low to mid 80s during the afternoon on tuesday. then a chance of some showers. maybe some thunder and lightning. right now it is not looking like severe storms tomorrow evening. most of this will end by midnight. just a passing shower. maybe a little thunder and lightning. then wednesday much cooler. here we go. the springtime roller coaster up and down. the 60s on wednesday. a lot of clouds around. then on thursday, showers around. highs in the low 60s on thursday and again on friday. both of those
we'll a raw northeasterly wind. maybe only be in the 50s in new york and boston. sunshine returns just in time for your outdoor activities on the weekend. looks great for outdoor recreation. we'll be near 50 saturday and sunday morning. both days upper 60s to around 70. another round of rain coming through. monday, highs reaching the upper 60s. we'll get some of this pollen washed out tomorrow, but most of it getting washed out thursday, friday, and then again on monday. the criminal case against comedian bill cosby will go on following an appeals court decision today. the pennsylvania state appeals court issued a ruling saying it's not going to hear cosby's request to dismiss the sex assault charges against him. instead it returned the case to the lower court, which means it will continue on towards trial. cosby is
university basketball coach in his home back in 2004. the woman is one of about 50 women who have come forward to accuse cosby of sexual assault. it's a rare and a candid interview about what happened to a family that was targeted in ohio and why police are looking into what happened at that murder scene in the past
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today, police in ohio say this was a planned execution, but they're still trying to gather new information about the murders of those eight family members. >> and they were shot and killed in four different homes. gabe gutierrez has more on the manhunt for the killers and the possible motive for this awful crime. >> reporter: this morning a growing manhunt after an unprecedented massacre in rural pike county, ohio, and new questions about a possible motive as authorities confirm marijuana grow operations were discovered at three crime scenes. >> could that be related to a possible motive? >> well, i think we can speculate what the motive was. you can talk about revenge. you can talk about drug related, but frankly we just don't know. >> reporter: investigators say eight relatives were murdered execution style in four separate homes only miles apart. >> ma'am, you've got to tell me wha g
>> there's blood all over the house. >> reporter: some shot dead while they were sleeping. any record of any sort that this family was involved in drugs prior to this? >> not to my knowledge. >> reporter: today with orange ribbons, piketon is remembering the victims. the only survivors, young children. a 3-year-old, a 6-month-old, and hanna rhoden's 4-day-old baby found alive in the same room. >> an act of person or persons that would come in, no warning, come in and kill eight members of a family. i thank god that they spared the children. >> why do you think the young children were spared? >> my
completely speculating, is they're not witnesses. >> prosecutors say they are investigating a facebook threat that was made against a 16-year-old victim in this case. >> they're calling it a threatening post, but they're not revealing what was said. donald trump fires back at his republican rivals as they join forces trying to stop his march to the gop nomination. a high school student robbed and stabbed on his way to school. we have new details tonight about a similar hold-up just a few days ago about which parents were never notified. plus, new information just coming in about what may have caused that weekend fire on metro's red line. our reporters are working new leads to the day's top stories. we're going to start with politics. >> there is new reaction tonight after donald trump's republican rivals cut a deal in an effort to keep him from
delegates in the upcoming primari primaries. john kasich just held a town hall in rockville ahead of the maryland primary. >> reporter: thank you. kasich's town hall was pretty mellow out here. he had a few hundred people. nbc news has learned it was over the weekend that kasich and ted cruz made this extraordinary deal to gang up against their party's frontrunner. donald trump savaged his opponents for their desperate alliance to deny him in the delegates he needs. >> so they colluded. actually, i was happy because it shows how weak they are. it shows how pathetic they are. >> reporter: john kasich is cooperating with rival ted cruz. >> if donald trump is the nominee, hillary clinton wins. >> reporter: in oregon and new