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good morning, everyone, it's 5:00 a.m. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm eun yang. a massive water main break could have a huge impact on how you get to work. >> chances are you want to leave the house a little early. we have complete coverage for you this morning. we'll get to melissa mollet in first-alert traffic. but to erika gonzalez who just got to the scene, we'll begin there. erika? >> reporter: hi, aaron, good morning. so we just got word that there's good news, two of the southbound lanes are now open. and now you've got all northbound lanes own. so what we're looking at here, all this debris was the runoff. this has all been pushed over here. we are right at rockville park and cedar lane. so a crew member told me this is actually the same main b
covered somngld to snarl traffic and crews feverishly to get this prepared. you have the northbound lanes flowing and two southbound lanes now flowing here along rockville pike. i'm erika gonzalez, back to you. >> erika, thank you. for more now on how to get around, let's go to melissa mollet in the first-alert traffic center. melissa, a big relief to have two southbound lanes open. >> this is a big sigh of relief for everybody. southbound rockville pike at cedar lane, a couple lanes are open. all northbound lanes have reopened as well. this is a big sigh of relief. it's still going to get bottle-necked headed inside the beltway southbound if they don't get all the
theest be thing you canoo much traffic. 395 north from duke street to seminary, the left lane getting by that paving operation top of the beltway, no problems. chuck bell, the rain could cause an issue for the morning commute as well. let's hope not. we have enough water on the roadways as well but we could see occasional periods of rain to deal with, not just for the morning commute but all the way through the remainder of today and the next couple of days. so the weather headlines, good-bye to the sunshine and the warm weather. hello rain chances. we need it. we've only had half of our average rainfall here since the first of april and less than half of average since the first of march. so every drop is appreciated. it's not all that heavy rain out there right now but it's at least enough to cut down the pollen count just a smidgen. so your 24-hour forecast, keep the umbrella around, it could be your best friend. temperatures this morning, 65
around. by 7:00 lht tomorrow, big surpri,loudy with light rain. tomorrow temperatures e in the 50s. we'll talk about the weather impacts on your commute coming up in ten. chuck, thank you. 5:03 and five more states push the front-runners closer than ever to presidential nominations. donald trump has nearly 100 new delegates after sweeping yesterday's primaries in connecticut, rhode island, delaware, pennsylvania and maryland. hillary clinton took all but one of the democratic contests. senator bernie sanders got rhode island there. both the front-runners won maryland. both of them by about 30% of the vote. we'll stay in maryland with a contentious democratic primary for retiring barbara mikulski's seat in the senate. chris van hollen is the winner there. >> kathy szeliga won the republican race there. >> reer
declared victory and his party's nomination foring t this evening and win the general election! [ cheers and applause ] and we're going to be part of a new democratic majority in the united states senate! >> reporter: after his victory speech, i caught up with chris van hollen. >> well, first i want to thank democrats throughout the state of maryland and let all marylanders know i'm looking forward to campaigning with them in the fall. i want to thank donna edwards for her advocacy on important issues and for reaching out after the campaign. it's important that we have unity going into the general election. >> reporter: van hollen will face kathy szeliga in the election this november.
for demos thollen first won tha in 2002. >> and anthony brown wins the democratic primary in the fourth congressional district. donna edwards has held that seat since 2008. if you are running out the door, don't forget the nbc washington app to be a great resource on the go. you'll find all of yesterday's primary results and nbc news analysis on our political page. 5:05 now. today former virginia governor bob mcdonnell will appear before the supreme court justices in an attempt to clear his name and stay out of prison. the court is hearing arguments in an appeal of his corruption conviction. mcdonnell and his wife were convicted of doing favors for a virginia businessman in exchange for gifts and loans. mcdonnell's attorneys will argue that the bribery
broad. oral arguments in rio. working ks 100 days until the around the clock to make sure everything is ready for the games, putting the final touches on the olympic village making sure all the sites are just right. we have you covered when it comes to this road to rio. coming up this morning, find out how prepared brazil is for the upcoming summer games and we'll tell you how to snag olympic swag from us here at news4. did you get anything? i didn't get anything. >> not yet. >> maybe a pen. >> i don't have a pen. >> during the 5:00 hour, we'll have a live report from new york city ahead of the countdown party that's happening there. we are doing this fitbit desk challenge. 1 million steps to rio. so from now until then -- >> good luck. >> the goal is 10,000 steps a day. i ac
there are a lot something. >> it's time for a rematch. the caps faci tuis, our nemesis, at the verizon center tomorrow night. the last time the teams met in the playoffs, pittsburgh won in seven games. this year the caps won eight more games than the penguins. so right now they are the favorite. we don't want to be overconfident, though. >> a lot of people will be talking about the teams' stars. but the caps head coach says it's going to take a team effort to win the series. it always does. go caps. >> yeah! breaking news on the roads, rockville pike at cedar lane is where we have this problem this morning. right now some southbound lanes rockville pike at cedar lane are still shut down. we'll have full details coming up. we're also following the latest in the midwest where a line of severe storms tore through that region overnight. a look at some of the up damage
i'm angie goff here at the live desk. millions are on alert for strong storms again today. take a look at this video out of texas. this after huge hail and high winds hit the plains and midwest really hard the last couple of days. several tornadoes were reported in texas, indiana and kansas. thousands lost power in oklahoma. right now people in houston into parts of iowa are bracing for more bad weather. that's the latest from the live desk. breaking news on the road, we still have this problem here. not as bad as it was. southbound rockville pike at cedar lane still have some lanes shut down. northbound we have
center, a little bit of volume headed inbound. i have something caught in my throat, i don't know what it is. >> need a sip of water? >> i might. 395 north from duke street to seminary road, the left lane getting by the paving operation. >> you take a sip. the left lane getting by, no problem at seminary road. and now onto weather we go. weather and traffic paired up. one glass of water, two people. we'll take our turns out of it. i think i made her put her finger right in the water, sorry, melissa. sometimes help is the last thing you need. we have cloudy skies and rain drops out there. nothing heavy, rainfall amounts today are generally going to be about a tenth of annch or less. but it will require the umbrella. temperatures in the low to mid-60s with showers around this morning. mainly cloudy this morning with temperatures in the low 60s but i couldn't rule out a drop. keep your umbrella
will do. >> and a >> montgomery county police are an in wheaton.suspect in the police found him in the middle of center hill street around 9:30 last night near connecticut avenue and randolph road. the victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition. the man who authorities say fled a robbery scene and jumped a fence near the white house is in custody. the white house was briefly placed in lockdown around 4:00 yesterday afternoon while the president was there. the secret service says that man hopped a fence at the old executive office building. and an incredible find could help investigators fill in the blanks about the sinking ship el faro seven months after it went down in hurricane withjoaquin. 33 people were killed on board. the ntsb found the data recorder 15,000 feet below the surface yesterday. audio from the recorder will be the focus of the next round of
hearings. the hearings are s > says don't panic. kevin mcginnis got zika when visiting brazil. he said it was alarming with his skin cover in red dots but they didn't last long. and he said the disease was pretty painless. in fact, he and his family are planning to go back to brazil again this year. >> we'll probably use more bug spray than we have in the past. other than that, no other precautions. >> mcginnis said he understands zika should be a concern if you're pregnant. the cdc has all kinds of information about zika on its website. there's been about 400 cases of the virus reported here in the united states so far. all from people who traveled out of the country. it is now 5:14. plans to expand arlington national cemetery are up for discussion later today. the u.s. army corps of engineers is assessing land south of the current cemetery formally called the navy annex site. the expansion wouldre
mayor to act on washington they want paifami medical leave and a minimum wage increase to $15 an hour plus an increase in base pay for people who get the majority of their wages from tips. today's administration is set for 1:30 on the steps of the wilson building in northwest washington. alleypalooza kicks off today. this year the city has pledged to fix 64 alleys, which is about eight in each of the districts wards. breaking news on the roads, we have a problem southbound rockville pike. we still have a couple lanes shut down there. northbound we are entirely open here this morning at cedar lane. so no major worries there.
major i m. hen you hop in your car this morning to see if you have any problems on the rockville pike situation. 395 north from duke to cemetery, still have the left lane getting by. that paving operation is going on this morning. so it looks a little slow there. big look at the beltway, the overall look at the beltway behaving nicely. you can see the moisture at the bottom of the beltway that could cause a slowdown in the morning commute. chuck bell, if you could just help the rain like you helped give me water, you saved my life. we'll give mother nature a pat on the back to get the showers out of here. if not during the workweek, we need to get them out of here in time for the weekend. the apple blossom festival, a lot of stuff going on this weekend. and the weather may be having a bit of an impact on those weekend plans. cooler pattern by far. we made 86
yesterday. and our average high now 71 degrees. and each one of the next seven days likely to be at or below average temperaturewise. so we have trade in the sunshine and the warm weather for low clouds and light rain showers. here's the view from our t in ba and chevy chase. all cloud cover this morning. visibility not taking too much of a hit with the low clouds out there. generally seven, eight, nine miles from washington and points northbound. better visibility out near the shenandoah valley. in st. mary's we have low clouds but a pocket of light rain showers there. a little bit of light rain in southern prince george's county, southern fairfax. most of the roads are still barely damp out there from the rain showers yesterday. but there's more rain coming, all these showers west of us, they are all coming in our direction, everybody. so have the umbrella handy. you will need
here in the morning. a little break in the day at lunchtime. temperaturewise, we're already in the mid-60s now. that's about where we are going to stay for much of the day. the upper 50s to lower 60s with occasional periods of light rain around. if you are headed down to the game tonight, the nationals and phillies, first pitch at 7:00. could have a rain delay. we thought there would be a rain delay yesterday and there was not t not. too bad because we lost the game to the phillies. saturday, mid to upper 60s. we have a chance for a shower on sunday evening. we'll look at the whole forecast coming up at 5:51. back to the news. it is 5:18 and we're marking exactly one year since the baltimore uprising. massive demonstrations turned to chaos as looters broke into stores in several parts of the
city. police officers and outdatediln including the cvs drugstore that became the iconic image of the up rest. the death of 25-year-old freddie grey become the tipping point that led to a state of emergency and national guard patrols. today this mural marks the spot where gray was arrested. the cvs drugstore has been rebuilt and reopened but the question lingers, what's changed in west baltimore? we went in search of answers and you can see my report tonight on news4 at 6:00 p.m. i'll tell you, the lean-in on this is it depends on who you ask. people who live in the neighborhood might tell you not much has changed but there's a lot going on in baltimore. looking forward to that report. thank you. a woman driving down the highway when she was suddenly hit in the back with a bullet. who police say is responsible for her death. have you used your new
a woman was killed after she was shot on the highway by a child in the backseat of her car. this happened in milwaukee. the woman may have left a handgun under the edge of the driver's seat. it then slid to the back where the boy found it. the woman was 26 years old. two men are facing charges for stabbing a teenager in northwest washington. news4 was there as d.c. police put the men in handcuffs. the officers tell us they may have known the victim. this attack happened yesterday morning on 13th street in the petworth neighborhood just a few blocks away from roosevelt high school. construction workers tell us they couldn't help but hear the commotion. >> three cop cars came and then seven cop cars.
they were like, put yourup, put blank hands up. >> back there it was really, really loud. >> d.c. police say the victim should be okay. officers think the stabbing was the result of an ongoing argument. students who are about to start their college careers aren't improving. in fact, only 37% of them are ready for the coursework they face. that's according to new numbers about the naep, the standardized tests used all over the country. the latest results say high school seniors' math scores haven't improve in a decade. reading scores have gone down five points since 1992. the new chip cards, the credit card and debit card, are adding time at the cash register. turns out the new technology meant to keep your information safe is taking about 15 extra seconds at the checkout. now stores and credit card companies are working to try to cut down that time. >> any time we can improve the
shopping experience, this is pahethe eps it asks for you to crmyourmon ri pike in bethesda,erheadache for commute for a lot of you. if you are away from your tv right now, take a look at storm team 4 radar showing rain across our area this morning. all that blue and green. will things start drying out soon? we'll talk to chuck bell who is out with four things to know. we are here in times square where we are celebrating and counting down 100 days until the olympics. join me this afternoon, i'm into i think to be frolicking, yeah, i'm going to frolic with olympic athletes here in times square as we celebrate the road to rio. watch my report tonight on news4 at 5:00 and 6:00.
breaking news on the roads here, we do have a bit of a problem rockville pike at cedar lane. so southbound rockville pike at cedar lane, some southbound lanes are open. and all northbound lanes are open. we still have a couple closed in the southbound direction. so really going to cause some problems for the morning commute. best alternate right now take ol
it may be a little busier than rockville pike. melissa, good morning. i'm eun yang. >> i'm iraaron gilchrist. we'll tell you how to get to work this morning. erika gonzalez is live for us on rockville pike. >> reporter: good morning, aaron and eun. here's an update on now what we have is an update on the southbound lanes. traffic is flowing freely. there really is only one lane open. it turns into two once you get past the road crews. so please slow down as you approach the road crews. a lot of people are flying by. we're here at this intersection because around 1:00 this morning there was a 16-inch water mane break. we're at rockville pike and cedar lane. if that sounds at all familiar, it's because last october we covered a 16-inch water mane break that lasted for days as far as repairs were concerned. the good news is that traffic
able to turn off the water. on. are trying to pinpoint the location of the break. so that will take some time. but as you can see, the good news here, a big sigh of relief most lanes are open. but again, slow down as you approach the road crew. you'll hear from the spokesperson now. >> three to six in the winter months are common. but we could see anywhere from 75 to 150 in the summer months. so just because it's summer doesn't mean the water mains aren't going to break. but you're going to see an increased number in the winter. >> reporter: so there you see that large group of work crews there. and those folks being able to pass by there in one lane that later turns into two. this is rockville pike at cedar lane. so if you're coming off 270, this is very close to
this morning. i'm erika is that right? >> reporter: it starts0,g youll initially only have one lane. once you pass the road crews, it turns into two. slow down as you approach the road crews. >> erika gonzalez, thank you for that. four things to know about the forecast, here's chuck bell. >> thanks, aaron and eun. welcome to your wednesday, hump day finally here. four things to know about the weather. watch for falling temperatures. we'll be 25 degrees colder than yesterday. the rain showers are sliding farther to the south but the rain chances will linger through the rest of the workweek and on into the weekend, especially sunday. here again, your seven-day forecast coming up at 5:51. for now storm team radar shows a couple sprinkles from joint base andrews south to waldorf.
neck. the view outside, all's cle way going to sta temperatures, the low 60s now, we'll stay in the upper 50s to low 60s all day long. grab the umbrella. 5:32 right now. we're learning more about the tragedy in forestville, maryland. the woman was killed and several men were hurt in a drive-by shooting on hilmar drive. now the woman's family and friends are starting a gofundme page online. we also talked to wood's son. >> she always wanted the best for me and cared a lot about me. no matter what she was going through, she always kept a smile on her face and always did that. >> wood's friends are hoping to raise money to send her son vernon to college. prince george's county police are offering a $25,000 reward for an arrest and conviction in this case. now to an update on the
yesterday morning. fairfax county police have alexandria woman who first reported a man was dead inside her apartment. police say jessica deneal-whalen strangled raymond white earlier in the mount vernon area. the two allegedly had a prior relationship. white was 51 years old. the funeral for fairfax county firefighter nicole mittendorf is sit for tomorrow. the visitation and funeral service will be held at 10:00 in the morning. mittendorf's body was found in the national forest more than a week after she disappeared. officials say she took her own life. instead of flowers, her family is asking for donations to two charities including the national suicide prevention lifeline. today former house speaker dennis hastert will learn his sentence in connection with breaking banking laws and lying to investigators. some people believe the sexual misconduct allegations against the republican could convince the judge to
sentence. hastert hee victims he sexually abused when a wrestling coach and teacher. three republican senators plan to sit down with merrick garland this afternoon. this as many continue to call for a vote in the senate on judge garland's nomination. many republicans plan to block the vote saying the newly-elected president should fill the seat that antonin scalia say cased when he died in february. and a special welcome today in tonight gmontgomery county. the staff says they will experience a higher quality of care at the new health center in silver spring. the senior administration with the county health and human services department said the new space is set up to make day-to-day processes more efficient. >> we were real strategic about how we did some of the programs so they were closer, the ones that worked together, were in the same unit. >> the new facility is at the
dennis avenues. staff any se prti cluttering your medicineforment administration will be in the lobby at one judiciary square on 4th street in northwest washington from 10:00 to 2:00 today. they will collect any expired, unused or unwanted medication. the service is free no questions asked. well, the next time you walk, run or bike along the washington and old dominion trail in reston, you'll be counted. they are installing a bike and pedestrian counter. officials will cut the ribbon on the counter this morning. the reston bike club paid for it and donated it to the county. breaking news, still have some lane closures southbound rockville pike near cedar lane. the northboun
take a good look at these sketches released by police. these are sketches of two men who tried to abduct a young girl on argyle street northwest. two men offered a girl candy and tried to lure her inside the vehicle. one of the men has a tattoo of a beetle on his neck. breaking news on the roads here this morning, take a look at this. again, we have rockville pike there at cedar lane. some southbound lanes are still shut down right now. northbound is open. take old georgetown instead if you want to avoid this altogether. might be a better idea this morning. northbound 5 after cedarville road we have a crash hanging around in the left lane here this morning. 295 southbound at benning road, report of a crash there. and 95 north after this area we have an acnt
looking good. 66 inbound, 95 quantico to the beltway unaffected at 21 minutes. listen to our friends on 103.5 f.m. when you hop in your car today. chuck bell, a little rain here and there. just a little bit, not a whole lot. rainfall amounts for the remainder of the day probably a tenth of an inch, maybe less than that. we are looking at all cloud cover all the time with occasional periods of light rain likely at any point from the morning up through this afternoon. may catch a little break late afternoon/early evening before more rain chances tonight. the school day forecast, cloudy with light rain showers, low to mid-60s. recess gets a "d." probably best to stay inside for recess. by dismissal time, a risk of a few showers with temperatures in the low 60s. kiddos, be the smart kid in school today and add the
we are back to jeans and long fd with cooler-than-average temperatures. that's in ten minutes. thank you, chuck. it's something that parents with day care need to pay special attention to today. the man accused of killing a toddler in his care. getting to and from work could get easier for commuters in virginia. the proposal to have you moving faster on the roads. and off to meet the wizards'
breaking news on the road, only some lanes of rockville pike getting by at cedar lane. the northbound side is open. this is a water main break to avoid. we'll have full details on the work-around coming up. good morning, everybody. cloudy skies and areas of light rain around with temperatures in the low to mid-60s. we have been asking for rain and now we may be begging to get rid of it. the seven-day forecasmi
court to ob mcdonnell is in the try and clear his name. news4's kristen wright is live with more on the effort from mcdonnelljail. kristin, good morning. >> reporter: justices will begin to hear arguments at 10:00 this morning. this appeal to the u.s. supreme court is mcdonnell's last chance to stay out of prison. mcdonnell was convicted of multiple counts of corruption and sentenced to two years in 2014. mcdonnell and his wife expected money and gifts from johnny williams while helping williams promote his dietary supplements. the former governor's attorneys argue the things he did for williams were routine political courtesy, not part of a bribery scheme. the high court will likely have a decision in june. here are the possible outcomes. the justices can uphold mcdonnell's conviction sending
overturn the conviction, order effect uphold the conviction. coming up this morning at 6:00, the impact of losing justice scalia could have on mcdonnell's appeal. back to you. >> kristin wright at the supreme court, thank you. new details about the mass murder in ohio. eight people all from the same family were shot and killed last week. investigators now say more than one shooter may have killed them. witnesses also said the victims may have been beaten up before they were killed. and the coroner's report says the family members were shot multiple times. >> i think that we're likely looking at multiple shooters based on a variety of issues here. multiple shots indicate somebody who is angry, somebody perhaps with a score to settle. >> police found marijuana growing operations and some signs of cock
grilling today. the employees are testifying on capitol hill today. the house oversight committee wants to know about misconduct in the agency including any mismanagement. this is part of a long investigation into problems at the tsa. last year the house questioned the tsa administrator about security problems. the montgomery county council has unanimously passed a measure that condemns controversial new laws in mississippi and north carolina. it also bans official county travel to those states. mississippi and north carolina enacted laws that deny services to people in the lgbtq community. one of the congested corridors in our region could get some relief. a new network of fast-moving buses with their own lanes and stations has been proposed along route 7 in northern virginia. it would stretch from
similar to the bus system that just opened along the route 1 corridor in arlington and alexandria. this also means fewer cars on the road but commuters have mixed reviews. >> it should be. it would eliminate some of the traffic. >> i don't know for the bus route where it would be, if it's on route 7 it would create more traffic. >> right now the public can weigh in on the proposal. then planners will need to find the money to pay for it. all right. let's check back in with melissa mollet and the breaking news. something that could make it difficult to get to work today. melissa mollet here in the first 4 traffic. >> might be slow going for you if you head southbound from the beltway in any direction here. down any route, i should say. rockville pike at cedar lane we still have some of the southbound lanes shut down. northbound we are open, this is a water main break that could stick around here through the morning commute. you might want to
georgetown, maybe connecticut ns southbound. 66 eastbound at route 29 we have a crash on the shoulder. northbound 5 there after cedarville road we have a crash in the left lane not slowing things too much right now. the beltway is looking pretty good. you can see the radar and moisture coming through the area. 295 south at benning road we have an accident there as well. 95 north after 610 garrisonville we have a crash. overall, 66 and 95 not looking so bad. chuck bell, good morning. i thought you were going to say, not looking so bad, here's chuck. >> you look great! >> thank you. outside this morning, our beautiful weather from yesterday is now officially a thing of the past. we made 86 degrees yesterday. we're already about 20 degrees colder than that this morning and we're going nowhere for temperatures today, tomorrow, even all the way up through friday. temperatures staying only in the low to mid-60
so each and every day out of ta. outside this morniclou ltle fog as well inpr marily along the c bay, 5 miles visibility in st. mary's county where we have light to moderate rain. prince george's county, south into route 50 and into southern maryland there. also out across the shenandoah valley, some light rain showers here. this is all coming our way, all the light rain drops here in west virginia. that's all coming towards us. so we will have rain chances with us for today, tonight, tomorrow on through friday as well. big area of storminess in the middle of the country is generating severe weather for arkansas, louisiana and parts of texas. hard-hit houston is going to be hard hit again with flights out of the houston area. you may want to call ahead to make sure they are all on time. for us, staying
clouds all the time for break between noon and 2:00 or 3:00 hthis afs heavy. temperatures, low 60s now. that's where we're going to stay all day long today. the baseball game tonight could have a rain delay but they should be able to get the game in. game time temperatures hovering near 60. in your seven-day forecast, the low 60s at best the next couple of days. focusing on the weekend, looks like saturday will be the better outdoor weather day. thank you. it is back to the campaign trail just hours after five states weigh in on the race for the white house. we'll be monitoring the gop front-runner who was set to give a major foreign policy address right here in washington. nbc's tracie potts is live now with more on what we should expect from donald trump. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. in the past he's made what some have considered controversial comments on how to handle things like syria and our
er issues in this foreigneehe our presidential donald trump th his campaign has been promising. we are told this is a pre-written speech that he's supposed to stick to using teleprompters, not the format we are used to seeing him in behind a podium happening around lunchtime in d.c. >> tracie, what about the democrats. hillary clinton has close to 90 of the delegates she needs to clench the nomination. what do we expect? >> reporter: expect her to reach out to bernie sanders supporters to try to get them on board. that could take some work. sanders says he's not out of this until the last person has voted right here in the district once the primaries are over. his top strategist says they'll take a look at the numbers to see if they can turn enough supper delegates for him to get the nomination. he's already said it's a
>>r c >> a day care owner is held this morning on a $2 million bond. montgomery county police say kiakia dilband is responsible for the death of a baby. county prosecutors say the baby's injuries were extensive. >> fresh fractures to her ribs, multiple, i think the total was 11 or 12 of her ribs were broken, there was head trauma. >> little dreamers was a licensed day care owned by kia at his residence on grand avenue in rockville. he's charged with second-degree murder and two counts of first-degree child abuse. as the clock ticks down to the summer olympics, many are wondering whether rio is ready. water is one of the biggest concerns right
in noticeable smell. olympic organizers say they are not concerned. >> athletes will be in a safe environment to compete. >> another concern is zika. there are warning signs posted around rio. olympic organizers say they are fumigating olympic venues and have other plans to fight the mosquitoes. and we have breaking news right now -- >> guys, let's go to business. landon dowdy is standing by with this morning's business headlines for you. landon, you there? >> reporter: hey, guys, i'm here. let's get down to business. wells fargo plans to start using biometric security technology by july which authenticates
users through their iphone caer to a digital code to match od templthe and facial recognition. with your cnbc report, i'm landon dowdy. >> thank you. 5:55 right now. the wizards new head coach is ready to meet his players. scott brooks has a meet-and-greet with the wizards today. the team has finalized his deal to make it official yesterday. brooks was the head coach of the oklahoma city thunder for seven seasons. he signed to be here in d.c. for the next five years. and he had a pretty good run with the thunder. so it's going to be, we hope, a really good thing to have him here in d.c. >> i just want kevin durant to come to washington. is that too much to ask? this morning marks 100 days until the 2016 summer games. athletes on team usa are gathering in times square to celebrate the milesto
times square for us good morning, jay. >> reporter: good morning, aaron and eun. times square being transformed into a type of olympic village. there will be displays and a lot of the athletes will be here. the road to rio taking place in types square. the athletes taking a quick break from their training, just months from living out their olympic dreams. that why teams over in rio are working around the clock to make sure the games don't turn into a nightmare. they are dealing with the zika virus, a lot of the athletes have talked about that. pollution definitely a problem in some of the waters there. especially when you're talking about the rowing venue, the sailing venue. so they are frantically trying to get things cleaned up and say it will be 80% clean but there's a long way to go. one thing rio is great at, throwing a big party. they are promising this one will be like no other. aaron and eun, i think they can probably
that breakingems in montgom cont rght now. a water main break is shutting down lanes on rockville pike. this is the same spot that had an issue months ago at the intersection of rockville pike and cedar lane. >> we have team coverage on this breaking news including news4's erika gonzalez there for us right now. erika? >> reporter: hey, aaron, good morning. we have been covering this since we got the breaking news. but it really happened around 1:00 this morning. if you take a look behind me, this is where the issue on the southbound lanes is. over there by the road crews, you've only got one lane. it later opens up to two once you get past the cones there. but it's really just one lane there. you do have all northbound lanes open as you were just
we're talking about this n octo. however, bairack t where the break was. here listen to lynn riggens with wssc. >> this was probably fixed in laugh the time. that's a challenge sometimes, sometimes it is not just the pipes that are old it's the whole system that is old. >> reporter: so again, the crews here are trying to get rid of all of this mess, all of the debris and the runoff of where the water main break started. right now the crews are drilling, probably about a block north of here trying to still pinpoint the location and trying to find where the break is. that hasn't been located yet. but as you just heard lyn