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maryland voter also have their say. tonight new comments from donald trump about his opponents' divide and conquer strategy. and the news 4 i-team going inside school lockdowns, how often they happen and what your kid experiences when school turns into a safe house. news 4 at 11:00 starts now. first up at 11:00, a man found dead inside a fairfax county apartment. all new tonight, police are calling this a homicide. >> they're questioning a woman about this case. we're live in the mt. vernon area with the latest. >> reporter: right now fairfax county police officers are here. they have set up a crime scene behind me here. they are searching inside that apartment located on the upside of the yellow tape. they have been here all evening long. tonight fairfax county crime scene investigators are searching for evidence inside
taking pictures. around 3:00, a woman told police she found a dead man in her apartment on the 5300 block of bedford terrace. police drove to the house with the woman and found the man withdraw ma to the upper body. tonight the police are questioning the woman. they tell me she's an acquaintance to the man. they used to be in a relationship, although detectives aren't telling me whether it was a romantic relationship. they have not explained their specific connection. some neighbors are surprised. did you ever hear anything suspicious next door. any noises, any yelling? >> nothing out of the ordinary, an argument once in a while, but nothing out of the ordinary. >> reporter: the woman we interviewed did not want to show her face on camera or reveal her identity, although police say there is no threat to the public whatsoever. they believe this was solely confined to that apartment behind me. they urge anyone with information about this homicide, call fairfax county police
name of the woman or the victim in this case. live here in alexandria, the fairfax county, the shomari stone. a van overturned and the helicopter flew over the site. northbound and southbound lanes had to close briefly for a medical helicopter to land. there's no word yet on that person's condition or what caused the crash. we now know the name of a person hit and killed by a car in prince georges county last night. 54 year old jose barrios was trying to cross river view when he was struck. the driver did stay on the scene. a staffing shakeup. news 4
from metro detailing staff changes specifically within its rail operations department. it is dated april 15th, days before the smoke incident over the red line over the weekend. we learn tonight that incident was caused by a metal piece of a rail car becoming dislodged and touching the third rail. it led to some frightening moments for passengers who told them it made them think of the smoke that killed a passenger at the station last year. after a long stretch of beautiful days in the 70s and 80s, get ready. we have changes coming our way, and it all begins tomorrow. >> you mentioned the long stretch. it was 15 days, 15 days in a re of sunshine. 15 days in a row of nice temperatures with a scattering of rain here and there. but the changes are coming, and they're coming pretty quickly.
80 towards camp springs. a beautiful, beautiful afternoon to start off our workweek. going to be a nice day tomorrow. but we have a chance of storms coming in. some of them could be strong and big changes coming to the weather here. forget the sunglasses and shorts, get out the jackets and umbrellas. have them ready and maybe for a while. i'll have the updated forecast in a minute. now to politics tonight. maryland voters head to the polls tomorrow for another big primary. voters will be choosing a presidential nominee for each party, a republican and democrat to run for u.s. senate. the democratic contest has been a tight race between front runners and house members. chris van holland and donna edwards. 14 republicans are on the ballot. polls open tomorrow at 7:00, and we can help you find your polling place. just head to our nbc washington app and search polling places. all three republican presidentiala
tonight donald trump is calling out his two rivals for brokering a deal to divide some of the other remaining states. >> for those supporters of john kasich, either here or at home, there may be issues on which we disagree, but more unites us. >> that's senator ted cruz earlier tonight making a direct plea to kasich voters. their campaigns have come up with a coordinated effort to cede certain states to the other in order to block trump. so cruz is giving up on oregon and new mexico so that kasich can focus on those primaries. trump called it pathetic, and tonight he issued them both an ultimatum. >> one is 1-41. the other one, he's like a total disaster. folks, they ought to both drop out of the race so we ought to unify the republican party. [cheers and appe]
deal is, it doesn't apply to any of the five states voting tomorrow or the biggest prize of all, california. jim? new since 6:00 tonight, investigators are trying to find out how a student died. fairfax county police tell us ho sun lee was stabbed to death. he was found sunday afternoon. he lived with his sister and parents. investigators did tow a car from that scene today. they have not named any suspects is. d.c. mayor is vowing to step up the police presence around wilson high school as police work to find whoever stabbed a student on his way to school this weekend. bowser told a group of reporters the police are trying to find out what happened. the student was approachedby
person who tried to rob him. the student was stabbed in the leg and is expected to be okay. the redskins want to take their trademark battle all the way to the u.s. supreme court and are citing a similar case involving a rock band. the u.s. trademark office rejected the team's trademark last year you'll recall. the team sued, lost, and is now appealing the case to an appeals court based in richmond. now team attorneys want the supreme court to step in first, because the justices may be taking up a similar case involving the name of a rock band that some find offensive. the high court has not yet decided whether to hear either case. the owner of an arlington gun store is suing 64 people, including elected officials, claiming they conspired to destroy the business, harassed the owner and landlord and mailed death threats to a teenage employee. nova armory opened last month despite objections from many in the community. the store owner said he had to
quote, survive the crisis. the lawsuit asks for $2.1 million in lost revenue and damages. the news 4 i-team takes you inside school lockdowns. all new tonight, what your kids go through when there's immediate danger nearby. a virginia man charged with downloading child porn. plus a tornado threat impacting millions tomorrow a big weatndhe i'm chris van hollen. my entire public life i've worked to bring people together for the common good. sometimes that means taking on and beating powerful special interests... like big oil, the nra and wall street.
i've done that. but sometimes it means finding common ground to get things done for marylanders. that's especially important now-- when so many seek to divide us. we must ensure that every child can succeed and build an economy that works for everyone. i approve this message because together we can get more things done. because together democrat donna edwards knows what it's like to struggle. divorced and without a place to live. raising her son alone. going without health insurance to put food on the table.
her lawsuit against that hotel in nashville where she was videotaped through a peephole by a stalker. a jury back in march found that stalker and the hotel's owners both at fault and awarded andrews $55 million. the hotel would have been responsible for about $26 million of that, but appealed the verdict. by settling now, andrews stops what could have been years of appeals. a final settlement agreement is confidence. the schoolhouse turned into a safe house. tonight the news 4 i-team goes inside school lockdowns. >> nearly every school district has gone through one recently. and a review by scott mcfarland reveals those lockdowns are more common than you might think. >> reporter: you're seeing this for the first time. surveillance video just released to the news 4 i-team reveals what happened after bullets flew. during a jv basketball game, two
victims staggering back into the building. one collapses through a door, the other was eventually dragged inside. the two teens were wounded before two others were arrested. inside, it was coach hammonds third day as school athletic director. >> you saw a kid laying on the ground. >> mm-hm. >> reporter: not moving. >> not moving. >> reporter: she launched a school lockdown. the students hustled out of the gym and into a series of safe rooms down the hall. >> anything can happen. we are of that mind-set right now, you know. >> reporter: the i-team wanted to know how often are lockdowns like this being ordered through local schools, and through a series of records requests, we found since 2014, at least 30 times region wide. prince georges county schools were locked down because of a shooting nearby. another in manassas park. >> we also wanted to know,
is a school lockdown? what happens inside? and what are the kids are experiencing? >> we're talking about imminent danger, inside or immediately outsides building. >> reporter: bob hell mu. >> many involve the threat of a weapon. there are lower level, partial lockdowns called shelter-in-place orders. the classes inside carry on as normal. we found two 200 shelter in pla orders. in bethesda, our cameras rolled as montgomery executed one of 300 drills this year. >> sweep the hallways. >> reporter: teachers lower the drapes and the lights. >> my section's clear. >> reporter: they use radios to make sure ever
for. >> we've been practicing this inch elementary school. >> reporter: he remembers being nervous during the real lockdown he sat through ten years ago. >> that's when i realized how crucial it is to follow instruction and take this seriously. >> reporter: lockdowns can last minutes or in the case of the fredericks school, hours. he watches lockdowns from inside. to ensure hallways are clear. cameras are always recording, giving the capability of rewinding and zooming. he has security officers on patrol, too, checking school grounds. back at frederick high, they say the drills prepared them that night of gunfire. >> we pride ourselves on resilience. so our parents, our kids, they were on the ball, didn't give us a lot of flak or trouble. they followed our lead. >> reporter: the public records won't tell you
are calling lockdowns more often than they used to, because some local districts, fairfax, prince georges and howard counties aren't keeping formal count. scott mcfarland, news 4 i-team. a stafford county couple whose grandson faces charges of downloading child pornography is fighting those charges. they have raised 27-year-old mikey since he was a toddler. he has as beperger's syndrome. they say he's more like a 12 year old. and if he's convicted and sent to jail they worry it could kill him. >> does he fully comprehend the actions, and i think the answer is no. but does that raise to the level of not guilty by reason of insanity. >> originally they didn't think prosecutors would pursue charges based on his medical
counts. news 4 called the prosecutor's office to get a response. we haven't received a response yet. house fires sparked by lightning. tomorrow more dangerous weather has 25 million people across the plains states on alert tonight. school districts in danger zones will meet in the morning to decide whether to close. today the storms damaged cars and houses and lightning started several fires. the national weather service says tomorrow is expected to be worse. >> pretty intense, doug. is that going to affect us in anyway? >> that system is not coming to us. that will be in kansas, oklahoma, northern texas. and they could be in for one of the bigger outbreaks we've seen this year. it is starting to get into that time of year. for us we do have a chance for strong storms coming from a different system. right now, a very nice ni
upper 70s, low to mid-80s, even the upper 80s in some locations. at 11:00 at night, we're sitting at 67 degrees. still very mild. 69 out towards dulles. 74 at kwaunts coe. a couple storms on the radar, couple showers up towards baltimore and hartford county. not much going on. these are sliding away from us. and there may be a few more early tomorrow. we have another frontal boundary trying to come through. then back to the west we have another one. this brought severe weather to chicago and then another one back to the north. that's going to come through tomorrow. what that is, is going to be a cold front. we're going to be on the mild side, the very warm side. here we are 8:00 tomorrow morning. no problems. another great start to the day. we see a partial front move on through. by 1:00 in the afternoon we should clear out, see more
the low to mid-80s. then we start to seat bette the chance of showers developing. if we see some of these showers develop we could see a couple stronger storms. the biggest potential here is the potential for strong winds. and then on wednesday we see a northeasterly flow. maybe drizzle and cloud cover that's going to be out there. wednesday, much more of a dryeay day. look at the showers around noon. that's kind of an ugly day. we're kind of due for an ugly day. wednesday might be the day. severe thunderstorm threat, tornado threat very low, but it's still there. high winds, hail, a little bit above low, but not a big severe weather threat day, it's just something we'll be watching for sure. 62 degrees when you head out to the bus stop, nice and mild. tomorrow afternoon, 85 degrees, starting to see an increase in showers, but i think the kids will get home okay from the bus stop. next couple of days, 85
67 on wednesday with falling temperatures, chance of showers. 63 on thursday, 64 on friday. chance of showers both days. we need the rain. this will be fairly light rain if it happens. the weekend looking okay, upper 60s to around 70 degrees, then another storm moving in late in the night monday. we go from 70s and 80s to plain old 60s, and they hook like they want to stick around for a while. the start of the month of may does look like a cool start. >> people voting tomorrow, the earlier the better. >> no problems. if you're waiting in lines, it could be on the hot side, getting up to 85 in the afternoon. coming up, the redskins introduce their $75 million man, and he's bringing more than just his all pro skills with him. but first, here's jimmy fallon. >> hey, guys,
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well, he has arrived in royal fashion, but you know it hasn't always been easy street. >> we're talking about -- >> not you. >> i gave my limo driver the night off. >> i am after all a man of the people if nothing else. >> yeah, it wasn't always easy for josh, although he can afford a new limo driver.
fast, even with a chip on his shoulder. it's a long way to the top. sure, josh is wanted now. the redskins pursued him. pick the hed him up in a privat. but it wasn't always that way. before the fancy plane rides, there was a long way to travel for norman. and a coastal carolina where he had to walk on after not getting a single scholarship offer. in his second season with the panthers, only played in seven games, in 2015, he enjoyed a breakout season and pro bowl appearance. >> all my life, i've been doubted, counted out, castaway, now i've got a chance to make those doubters, everybody who said anything about me flake back. show them something different, man. and that's what i'm going to bring here, i'm bringing
you talk about me, i'm just going to put that extra luggage in my bag. >> he brings a sort of chemistry and culture that i'm looking for and that we're looking for. like i said, he's going to help us win games. this organization is about making us better every day. >> he's ready to play right now. >> i'll say. >> the old tba, because of the w.i.n. to be announced, because the capitals are in for long-suffering fans are able to finish off the fliers in six games. and the schedule is worth the wait. only the second-ever post-season meeting between ovechkin and crosby. >> i think that's the case, and there's a lot made of it. but at the same time, we want to
be at our best for our respective teams, and, you know, i don't think there's anything wrong with that. >> it will be an interesting series. it's going to be a hard series. the two good teams play against each other. and we'll see what's going to happen. >> we can't wait. we'll just have to keep waiting. all right, down in florida, speaking of putting on the gloves like those hockey players, they were ready to battle in tampa. and chris archer, top of the fourth, catches chris davis. that's a nasty pitch. two on for jonathan scope. he's downswing. now kevin archer. that's trouble. he lines one into left. the former national. remember him, he's going to be the play at the plate, oh, he's safe. they go on to a
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i'm chris van hollen. my entire public life i've worked to bring people together for the common good. sometimes that means taking on and beating powerful special interests... like big oil, the nra and wall street. and i've done that. but sometimes it means finding common ground to get things done for marylanders. that's especially important now-- when so many seek to divide us. we must ensure that every child can succeed and build an economy that works for everyone. i approve this message because together we can get more things done.