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consumer products safety commission new "anchor it" program. >> we have a child in the emergency room every in minutes on achblg and a child dies every two weeks from furniture tipping over on them. >> federal regulators say it's part of a child's normal development to want to climb and it's up to parents to make sure furniture is properly anchored. they served the nation during world war ii, but now female pilots are fighting for burial spots. current policy at arlington national cemetery does not allow these women to be buried there. there were about 1,000 women air force service pilots who trained the men who flew into combat. in march the house unanimously agreed they should be buriedarl general says there isn't much room at the cemetery. i'm molette green live on benning road. just this morning, emergency crews came to this area for report of a
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near the metro train tracks. there you can see the workers all over that train that is parked right there. using their flashlights, they have been going over all of this. we have calls into metro to get confirmation on exactly what happened here. workers are combing this area, but we can tell you that there are trains moving on the other tracks along the benning avenue area. that is the latest live from the scene here in northeast. back to you. good morning. i'm angie goff at the live desk with breaking news out of prince george's county. that is where police right now are on the scene here investigating a homicide. you're looking at the 500 block of harry s. truman drive in largo. police responded to reports of gunshots and then they found a man who had been shot and he died at the scene. anyone with information on this case, you're asked to call police. 5:01 our time.
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good morning. we want to check our forecast, as well. chuck bell telling us more about the soggy weather. it's they ev's never ending. >> the pattern is unable to be broken around here. today likely the 14th day in a row with measured rainfall. rain chances remain fairly high off and on through much of the week, so enjoy it. it's not actually raining now, just ground clutter on the radar. raindrops near stanton and harrisonburg. that's where the rain is coming to us from. so more likely to reach southern shenandoah early this morning. we're in the 40s on your way out the door this morning. we'll be in the 60s for highs this afternoon. new traffic troubles, here is melissa. bland new crash 270 north at montgomery village avenue. looks like it's just past where the camera is looking here this morning with the left lane blocked with crash and response there on the scene. northbound prince william
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parkway at sudley manor, northbound lanes will blocked. southbound is okay. taking a look at 66 and 95, no big problems there. we'll take a big look at the beltway coming up. more shocking details are out this morning in friday's deadly shopping center shooting. the victims were doing normal things many of us do, picking up the kids from school, going to the grocery store, grabbing lunch. now the suspect eulalio tordil is headed to court facing several charges including first-degree murder. tordil is in jail this morning and headed to rockville district court this this afternoon. three people were killed and three were injured in the woutw day shooting free. tordil was a federal security officer on administrative leave because of several protective orders. his guns for work within confiscated, but police say he bought more guns to carry out the shootings. tordil was taken down in the north gate shopping somewhere parking lot after police watched him come out of the late
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shootings began at high point high school this beltsville where police say tordil shot his estranged wife gladys. on friday they believe a carjacking was the motive for the other two shootings. the first stop was montgomery mall, where malcolm winffel was killed. he and a trend were trying to help another woman after she called out for help. according to court documents, tordil asked if that was her car and that he'd shoot her. he did shoot all three. winffel died. just minutes later, claudina molina was shot to death inside her car at the aspen hill giant parking lot. p. >> i heard the gunshots, but i walked across the street first and heard the gunshots. i saw somebody fall. and then i was afraid to come over here because i thought somebody was still shooting. >> tordil was taken down at a shopping center just miles away from the last shooting scene. his car towed and he told police there is no one in the trunk, just a golf bag. and coming up, kristin
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will join us where moith more o victims 37. two drivers will be sentenced today for a high speed crash before salvadore and his daughter were killed in 2013 in the crash. montgomery county investigators believe the two drivers were racing down georgia avenue when both crashed into the victim's car. the two drivers face vehicular manslaughter charges. right now there is no gas and no drinkable water, but people are no longer fleeing their homes. this is in alberta canada where the raging wildfire is actually starting to show signs of slowing thanks to rainy and cool weather. we just heard from a firefighter who was one of many who lost their homes. >> i don't consider myself a hero. but i've met more heros in this experience than i've
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>> crews have worked tirelessly to contain the fire. still more than 398,000 acres have already burned and 80,000 people had to leave their homes. still no word when they can return. it's 5:06. as we turn to decision 2016, voters in nebraska and west virginia have one more day to make up their minds before tomorrow's presidential primaries. dozens of delegates are up for grabs here. wins tomorrow would bring donald trump closer to the republican nomination. over the weekend, trump criticized former rival jeb bush for going back on his pledge to support the eventual xwop ngop nominee. >> he pledged that you would support the nominee and so got light weight lindsey graham. >> john mccain says it's important for the gop to listen to the people who voted to him. on the other side, bernie sanders is still in the race, but hillary clinton has her focus on the general election. r
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trump and a look at who is ahead going into tomorrow's primaries when tracie potts joins us in a little bit. four pitch walk. >> the chicago cubs figured out a way to stop national slugger bryce harper. just don't pitch to him. harper set a major league record on sunday reaching base seven times without an official at pat. that means the cubs walked him six times yesterday matching the record for walks in a game. halves last reached by jeff bagwell in 1999. natss lost, so maybe they have something going on there. how much sleep did you get last night? is. >> not enough. >> better yet, how will it impact your day today? the dangers of getting behind the wheel after too little sleep. and storm team 4 radar, we're not the seeing any rain right now, but chuck bell says that that won't last much longer. when you can expect to see some rain and a
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let's get a check of your weather and traffic on the 1s. >> skies are going mostly cloudy here early this morning. there is not any heavy rain out there just yet, but there are chances for rain coming back in to the picture. a warm front down to our south is inching in our direction and as a result bringing rain chances along with it. generally dry, a little chilly this morning. a lot of the suburbs are in the mid to upper 40s. so maybe an insulated jacket first thing this morning. hit and miss showers through this afternoon. grab the umbrella. highs mid upper to 60s. may have a delay at the baseball game as well. we'll give you the baseball forecast and a look to the weekend coming up. metro delays, here is melissa mollett. >> metro pop just popped up here. orange line single tracking between stadium-armory and ch
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problem they say outside of stadium-armory. northbound prince william parkway at sudley manor drive, still have the northbound lanes dropped. northbound 270 at montgomery village, a crash just ahead of this camera here block the left side of the roadway. doesn't seem to be slowing things too much. it is in the northbound lanes and it is early. inner loop and outer loop overall everything is moving just fine here. when you're taking a big look at the beltway, we'll keep an eye on the metro issues and be back in ten minutes. your time is 5:12. the federal security officer charged in a two day shooting rampage is heading to court today. >> eulalio tordil is facing sefrlg charges including first-degree murder in the shootings that put an entire county on lockdown. kristin wright is live this morning with more on the charges and how the victims are being honored today. >> reporter: good morning. that's right, eulalio tordil will be in court this afternoon as families who lost loved
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continue to grieve and come back here to the westfield montgomery mall to this memorial. new charging documents we got over the bike bd say malcolm, mike as he was called winffel and his friend were are shot when they rushed into help a woman screaming for help in the parking lot. police say tordil was trying to carjack her and told her i'm not kidding, i will shoot you. winffel died at the hospital. the second victim was claudina molina, shot and killed in her car outside of a giant grocery store in aspen hill. police say the shooting rampage started thursday toe with eulalio tordil shooting to death his estranged wife, gladys tordil at the high point high in beltsville. tordil is charged with that murder and now this morning in montgomery charged with two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of attempted murder and two counts of commiss
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handgun. his arrest less than a block away from the shooting kreechb in aspen hill. he'll be in court again this afternoon at 1:00. there is a prayer vigil tonight at 7:00 at goshen united methodist church of course for the victims. back to you. i'm angie goff here at the live desk. an unfolding situation out in new jersey where a new search is on for a prison escapee. taking a live look now, this is along garden state parkway. it's a rest area where 38-year-old arthur buckle was last spotted sunday. he once served time for killing a baby. most recently he's in because of drug charges and assault charges. a chaommand post has been set u. a university of alabama-birmingham football player is declared brain dead after he was found shot in a car in south florida over the weekend. police say the death of
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homicide. bryant started his college career at notre dame and was the biggest name in uab's first recruiting class since the school restarted its football program. the landing wasn't pretty, but it may have saved this pilot the's life. a small plane crashed down on a roof near a los angeles area freeway yesterday. look at the scene there. the 61-year-old pilot says his plane lost power mid flight. he was air lifted to the hospital and is expected to be okay. travelers are safely back on u.s. soil after an historic cruise cuba. it docked in miami on sunday. the voyage marks the first time ap-american cruise company has made the trip in decades. american cruises cuba became possible after a recent agreement between the two countries to restore diplomatic ties. starting today, students at forestville high school can apply to transfer to a new prince george's county school. the district is closing
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year because of underpopulation. students who don't want to transfer will transition to suitland high school in the fall. the district is having a meeting at forestville high tonight to introduce the staff from suitland and talk with parents about any concerns they have might have. 5:16. and this week we are waking up to wellness by talking about going back to sleep. may is better sleep month. >> can i do that right now? >> knock yourself out. may is better sleep month and if you're a new parent, you probably aren't getting a who the local of shut eye. survey by outlet baby care found 43% of parents with babies up to six months old get only one to three hours of uninterrupted sleep each night. it asked new parents how much they would pay to get a full night's sleep. half said they would pay at the least $100 for eight full hours of up interrupted sleep. nearly one in ten said that they would pay $1,000. >> wow. >> you need to sleep. that's how bad -- >> right.
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think you would do anything. >> and it's not just new parents not getting enough sleep these days. >> morning anchors high on the list. >> this is true. many of us are waking up earlier so we can get a head start on the morning commute, too. >> oftentimes that means driving while you're still sleepy which is pretty dangerous. a doctor with virginia tech transportation institute says drowsy driving is one of the greatest risks on our roadways. one of her studies shows that it contributed to 20% of car crashes. there are immediate steps that you can take if you find yourself nodding off while behind the wheel. >> roll down your window, turn up some music, play music, sing, dance, and especially if it's just a couple minutes before he can pull over, those are some really good things to do. if you have a better place to pull over, pull over and get caffeine, coffee, soda, or best of all, take a 20 minute nap. >> our sleep week continues tonight when news 4 iteam
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almost an all nighter to show you the drastic impact that drowsiness can have on driving. what signs to look for to tell you that you might be at risk while you're on the road. a story worth staying up for. that's tonight on intonews 4 at 11:00. but then go straight to bed. want to get you up to speed on the forecast. >> chuck bell here now with more on what we can expect. chuck, i know you try to get your sleep in, right? >> i do at best as i can, but it's always tricky. mondays are always one of the hardest days of the week because that sunday night, you've slept in on sunday morning so you have a hard time falling asleep sunday night. it's a trap for sure. outside this morning, we don't have any real heavy rain on the way, but we do have a chance for more showers of course if this our long stretch of rain chances around here. today likely to be the 14th day in a row with rain across the
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60s. have the umbrella ready to go. we still have a little bit of a definite set here, since march 1st, we're about an inch, almost an inch and a half below in rainfall since march 1. but boy, we've been making up lost ground. just here in the month of may, we've already had nearly 3 inches in last the first eight full days of the month. and there is more rain where that came from. no rain just yet in the metro area. there are light rain showers parts of the southern shenandoah valley down into central virginia. this warm front will be lifting in our direction, it will bring the rain chances up along with. not a wash out, but have the umbrella ready to go. sun up at 6:01. a little sthip first thing and it's chilly. in the 40s in the suburbs to about 50 downtown. we should easily make it into the low 60s with a little bit of fine here this morning and then opportunities for rain showers coming in later this afternoon. so if you're headed down to the baseball game, glad we're not the praying the cubs any more after we lost four in a row
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tigers. mostly dry, couldn't rule out a shower or might be a brief delay for the game, but i think they should be able to go the game into completion. here is the way the next couple days look. mid to upper 60s today and tomorrow, 40% chance for showers today and 50% tomorrow. a little less chance on wednesday before more rain chances back in on us for thursday, friday and into the first part of the weekend. but at least it looks like saturday afternoon and sunday will be on the dry side. metro having a monday morning of their own. let's talk to melissa. head tmetro having a heck o monday morning. blue line single tracking between stadium armory and addison road because of a disabled train. orange line single tracking between stadium-armory and cheverly, as well. taking a look at that issue in manassas, northbound prince william parkway at sudley manor drive that crash now out of the way. 270 north at montgomery village avenue, again just off camera here the left sidef
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crash here with the response not slowing anything, so you don't have to worry about it. just a little warning for you here this morning. as we take a big look at the beltway, and all the main routes, you can see we're nice and green. i'll see you back here in a couple of minutes. a string of incidents may have you rethinking something that is a favorite for a lot of people. what you need to know before you let your kids go on carnival rides. >> dramatic new video of a twister that touched down in oklahoma. a look at that and some of the damage. and a new warning for soda drinkers. what doctors now say it could
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teams are searching for dozens of people who disappeared in a massive landslide yesterday. this is from southeastern china where heavy rain triggered the landslide and buried an office building and small neighborhood.
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seven others were rescued alive from the rubble. this story is receiving a lot of attention from parents as we head into superintendent are and carnival and fair season. an 11-year-old girl is in critical condition, after getting a fractured skull from getting her hair caught in the spinning ride called the king's clown. witnesses say she was tossed to the floor. >> i had to stop it with my hand and turn to the point where it was at the platform. >> carnival organizers are investigating how the girl's hair became stuck. mike, i can't see any debris, but that will be your tornado right there. >> see how big that thing is? severe storms in south and central oklahoma yesterday. the tornado touched down for several minutes and brought
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ball-sized hail. in "news 4 your health," if you have switched to flavored water to save cal rays, you may not have realized how it could be ruining your teeth. it can evade your enamle over time. flavors waters might cause cavities because they have sugar. they are still better alternatives on soda, though. >> that's why i started drinking bubbly water. despite conventional wisdom, a man's deep voice did not evolve to thrill the ladies. >> oh, yes, it did. >> i can't -- why are you doing it this while i'm trying to read, aaron? all right. apparently this happens because it's more likely to scare off rivals. the new
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people responded to voices and it shows that men react more strongly to a deeply pitched voice than women. it found the lower the voice the more men thought the voice belonged to a dominant man. i've always been told i have a lower voice for a woman. >> which is good for the work that we're in. p. >> although when i was little, i always wanted to be a so he plan in a and i was like, no, you have to be an alto. >> i still hate my voice. >> stop it. >> let's move on. it is nice and clear out across the district right now. but enjoy it while you can. why the search for the sun will continue this week in the 4 things to know. and first on 4, metro's new general manager speaking on out. what paul wiedefeld has to say about the struggling agency in a sitdown interview. breaking news on metro, we are slow on three lines because of a problem outside of nning robea
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we have three problems on metro, all single tracking on blue line and orange line, an issue on the silver line. so blue line single tracking between stadium-armory and addison road because of theab d disabled train. and orange line also single tracking between stadium-armory and cheverly. silver line, trains only running between
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easton market again because of the same issue. >> good morning. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. four things to know about our forecast this week, here is chuck bell. >> and good monday morning, even p. hope you enjoyed your monday's day weekend. new week, same old parent around here. rain chances are in each and every -- not each and every, but almost each and every day this week. the search for sunshine continues without much in the way of success. all the sunshine we'll get this morning will primarily be first thing and no real chance to dry out anytime too soon. we're in the 40s in the suburbs to around 50 downtown, so you will need a jacket first thing this morning. nothing too heavy on storm team 4 radar just yet, but rain chances climbing later today. in this period of six months where you first started, have you thought about walking away? >> well, it's been five months and eight days, but who is counting. >> an exclusive interview withed a
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addresses the major safety issues facing his agency. he now admits that that thursday's fireball at the centr federal center station may not the have been properly addressed by his staff. it's part of a wide ranging interview you saw first on news 4. the federal ratransit administration calling on petro to take action. wiedefeld believes many of the problems riders face today can be traced to one issue. >> it gets back to how the culture of the agency is so when you see something like that somewhere in the agency, that people aren't reacting a certain way. >> you can see all of adam's interview with wiedefeld on the nbc washington app. molette green is live in northeast d.c. where workers are investigating a track fire this morning. we'll check in with her in about ten minutes. metro transit police are looking for a person of interest in a stabbing outside of the minnesota avenue metro station.
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stabbed just after 12:30 sunday morning near the station's bus bay. he is expected to be okay. police have released a surveillance photo of a person of interest. if you have information, contact metro transit police. d.c. police hope a $25,000 reward will lead them to a suspect in a sunday homicide. 34-year-old don williams jr. was shot and killed early sunday morning on nelson place in southeast. if you have any information, contact police. 5:33 now. it was a solemn mother's day for some d.c. moms waiting for justice. a group of mothers who lost their children to city violence took to the streets in southeast washington. they were joined by police detectives and city officials. some cases remain unsolved, including the death of thof mal thomas who was found dead inside a burning car. >> it's difficult to be back here, but i have to do what i have to do. >> these cases, somebody's lost a loved one, a mother
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>> the mops say they hope this walk reminds the community to work together to end violence. officers on trial. tomorrow the trial against baltimore police officer edward nero is expected to begin. nero was one of the officers would first arrested treaddy gray last year. investigators say gray later tied from injuries he received in the back of a police van. his death led to violent protests in that city. six baltimore police officers face charges in gray's death. this morning we're telling you how to prevent mosquitos from breeding in your worried about the risks mosquitos pose. you've heard the virus can cause deadly birth defects. we spoke with the mosquito squad about ways to prevent breeding. they say remember tips, toss, turn, it up and treat. they also say the weather we've been seeing helps mosquitos br
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now and the warm weather comes out, as soon as water hits that, the eggs hatch. so just because you position mosquitos aren't out during the rain, they are probably already hatched their eggs. >> mosquito only lay i thinks in standing water, so you are really the front line of defense to prevent them from breeding this your yard p tip over all those extra bins and standing water. and the new warning about children and the dangers if they're around ecigarettes. a new study at the nationwide children's hospital in ohio says there are increasing numbers of children getting sick from e cigarettes. many accidently swallow the liquid nicotine. call it is poison control centers, 14% involved e gets. >> the university of maryland is launching a pilot program to enhance existing public safety services and prevent crimes on
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we'll learn more about how the program is structured at the launch celebration this afternoon. mearyland driver's licenses are getting a makeover. it will be unveiled today.look hasn't changed apparently since 20 2003. officials want to enter protect marylanders against identity left and fraud. all but know about the new design is that it will feature iconic maryland symbols and colorful maryland themed background. caps fans and players, we're getting excited. the team has another shot to beat the penguins and this could be the biggest test yet. they're on the road at the console energy center. if they win, they will play here in washington. if they lose, they are knocked out of the playoffs. must win situation. >> i'd like to see you call a caps gaming. >> i think i would do an okay job. if you're ay
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take a look. hi. >> hi. >> look at that, too. the sun starting to come up just a little bit. already painting us a pretty picture. >> were you afraid people forgot what you looked like? >> i just popped up here. but the changes on the way as well as a look at the school day forecast. more than a decade after 9/11, new pictures emerge, a look at the behind the scenes moments of that terrible day just now coming out. and we have breaking news on the rails. kn single tracking on the blue and orange line and problem on the ♪ what are you doing? sara, i love you, and... [phone rings] ah, it's my brother. keep going... sara, will you marry... [phone rings again] what do you want, todd???? [crowd cheering] keep it going!!!! if you sit on your phone, you butt-dial people.
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more than a decade welcome back. chuck bell is in the storm team 4 "weather center." what do we need to know. >> umbrellas will be a big part of the forecast. all dry early this morning, but high resolution computer model trying to bring rain chances in potentially as early as 9:00 or 10:00. nothing all that heavy, but may want to have the umbrella ready to go. nice color out there first thing. we'll get a little bit of sunshine to get the day started. kiddos will be chilly at the bus stops. temperatures in the 40s. mid to upper 60s today, but rain chances coming
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breaking news on the rails. take a look at this. so again blue line single tracking between stadium-armory and addison road because of a disabled train outside of stadium-armory. this is a story molette green has been following for us. and we pushed it out on the nbc washington app. orange line single tracking and silver lines affected, trains only running between wiehle-reston east and eastern market here this morning. a problem on the roads, inner loop at van dorn, center of the roadway blocked. 270 and top of the beltway looking pretty good. and then looking at 66 here and 95, no major problems. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm whand they can also update d on the metro problem. a lot of kids like to climb on the furniture, but it can turn deadly. how to keep your kids from getting hurt or worse. north carolina's controversial bathroom bill is back in
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single tracking blue line and orange line. some delays on the silver line and a brand n new problem on th red line. details coming up. and a chilly and dry start. clouds are on the increase and rain chances, as well. we'll detail the whole "7-day forecast." if i find anything that isn't, i will shut it down. >> last week it was a fireball, this morning there is a new investigation happening right now for metro. first on news 4, paul wiedefeld told adam tuss past incidents may not have been properly addressed. and right now
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investigators are looking into a new problem this morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, we just heard from metro about this morning's fire. the train that you see there on the track that is stopped is a test train. it was used over the weekend for track work and about 4:00 a.m. this morning, it became disabled and a small fire occurred. we've learned that workers put out the fire using fire extinguish extinguisher. metro workers using flashlights throughout the morning have been going over and poring over this disabled train here. they need to be able to move it and run a test so that they can stop the ripple effect of what is happening. . the single tracking that melissa has been following on the or d orange and blue lines. other metro trains are getting by on the other tracks. you might hear a train coming in and through right now. now, over the weekend, paul wiedefeld appeared on
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today on sunday for an exclusive interview to answer questions about what needs to happen to avoid these fires and the smoke incidents including retraining and even possibly firing workers. >> are you going to have to fire people? >> no. what -- i may have to, but you have to get the organization again to perform the way it should be performing. so that means bringing people along, it means training them, giving them the right procedures. >> reporter: there we see a train pulling out here from the benning road area where i'm standing. we're in the 3300 block right now. so the small fire is out, the investigation continues. and of course the effort to move that disabled train along here at benning road. back to you. >> this is part of the reason we have a reporter dedicated to transportation issues. we've posted adam tuss's entire interview on the nbc washington app and we break down the major
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issues facing you as it relates to safety and wiedefeld he's long term plan to fix the system. just search "metro interview." we're working to learn the name of a man killed at a home in lanham. saturday night police say they received a call for an assault on greenfield drive. when they arrived, they found the man seriously hurt. he died at the hospital. three men accused of plotting to join isis are expected in court today, part of a group from twin cities area. all accused to leave u.s. to fight alongside the militant. most already accepted plea deals. almost 15 year after september 11th, 2001, we're getting a glimpse into what that day was like for the commander in chief. newly released photos captured by then white house photographer eric draper show president george w. bush in the moments after the attacks. they show the president visiting a florida elementary school before he was whisked away to
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air force one. a lot of people are talking about this next story. a man was taken off of a flight out of philadelphia because someone thought he might be a terrorist. but the man is an international recognized economist. a woman saw him writing math equations and called for help. our nbc partner saying in philadelphia asked passengers what they thought about what happened. >> i think they have to stick to the rules. >> i think she soo have asked what he was doing first. >> investigators eventually cleared the professor, but it caused a pretty big delay for earn. american airlines apologized. north korea leader kim jong-un appears for be striking a new tone. he said his country won't use nuclear weapons inside its sovereignty is invaded. he called to more talks about south korea to lessen the misunderstanding and distrust between them. kim jong-un also urged the united states to stay
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inter-korean issues. two soccer fans are recovering after a huge fight at a soccer game. the brawl happened at a championship game between two rivals in brazil. you can see all the fans here. it's still not clear yet whether thib was arrested. we don't believe there were any serious injuries after this big brawl. back now to our coverage of decision 2016. hillary clinton will be about in northern virginia this this afternoon p. she is looking ahead to the general election right now as senator bernie sanders vows to stay in the race. tracie potts is live now with what to expect. >> reporter: good morning. hillary clinton will be in virginia today talking more about families and the issues that families working families are facing. this continues her appalachian tour. she's focusing on virginia and west virginia and kentucky over the next week or so. meantime bernie sanders is out
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hoping to happen into some of those delegates when their contest comes up at the beginning of june. >> what about the other side. donald trump looking for supporters. what should we be watching for from him? >> reporter: well, watch that meeting happening with paul ryan this week to see if he can get the republican leadership on his side. trump says he has millions of vote respect so he really needs the republican leadership, and also watch for trump moving more toward the middle before over the weekend on "meet the press," he said the rich in this country should pay more in taxes. it's an idea the democrats have put out there and republicans have upushed depends. >> tracie, thank you 37. thousands of newly registered voters coulddepends. >> tracie, thank you 37. thousands of newly registered voters could vote in virginia. governor mcauliffe restored the voting rights of hundreds of thousands of tell lons. some republicans accuse the democratic governor of
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manipulate a win for his party. party leaders dispute the claim. nasa is giving us brand new image of pmercury. it will look like a black dot in front of the sun, but it might be best not to look directly at all this so you don't damage your eyes. don't look directly at the sun. it won't happen again for another three years. the event begins a little after 7:00 this morning. nasa i guarantee you will have great photos. >> they always do. >> follow them on instragram. they post a rolot of great pictures there. and chuck bell here now with more on our forecast and what else we should be watching for in the sky. that's right. nasa.gov one of the great spots to find od
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sun. the transit, it will look like a little plaque do tcblack dot. outside this morning, what to expect, clouds will be on the increase. so it won't be the best sky gazing day at all. temperatures in the 60s today. is your umbrella ready for go. not expecting a total washout, but hit and miss rain chances coming back in again. right now it's a chilly 39 in frederick, maryland. far and away the cold spot. 52 in stafford and quantico, 42 in calvert county. so quite a bit cooler. 5 to almost 15 degrees colder than we were yesterday morning. weather is a relatively lowe impact on your day. we'll have breaks of sunshine here this morning before rain chances come back in late morning and then hit and miss rain chances later on this afternoon. so for today, rain more likely with time as we go through the course of the day. not expecting anything heavy. maybe about a tenth of an inch or so today and then tomorrow. very little in the way of sunshine. but also even with rain chances
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not a lot of heavy rain coming our way. so radar shows a dry start here this morning. there is a warm front just down for our south, that is the reason that we have rain chances in the forecast for later on today and then once we get into the milder air, rain chances around. so in the 40s here early this morning. we'll climb into the mid and upper 60s for highs today with more and more clouds coming in. here is your seven day forecast. shower chances for today and tomorrow, a lot of clouds on wednesday. could have a shower, but we're leaving the rain chances up for now only because we get them right back in there for thursday, friday, into the first part of the weekend. clearly a monday morning. how is the throublue line holdi? blue line single tracking between stadium-armory anded a addison road because of the disabled train. orange line single tracking between stadium-armory and cheverly. silver line trains only running between wiehle-reston ea
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eastern market. red line delays because of a switch problem outside friendship heights. roadways looking pretty good. inner loop at van dorn, center of the road is blocked with some debris. we'll have more on the metro problem this morning coming up. 5:55 now. happening today, ferguson, missouri new police chief officially takes over. delrish moss will be sworn this later today. moss will take over the department nearly two years after the death of mike agenchan and t brown. moss was a long time spokesman for the miami police department. north carolina governor pat mccrory faces a critical deadline today. he must declare that the state will not enforce the controversial house bill 2 or north carolina could lose millions of dollars in federal school spending. the law requires people in schools and other state buildings to use the bathroom that corresponds to the sex on their birth certificate. the justice department says the law violates civil rights laws
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mccrory asked for an extension but says it was denied. president obama is expected to declare the first ever national monument recognizing the struggle for gay rights today. the it's happening in greenwich village at the iconic stone wall inn. the police raid at the stone wall and rye the on thes that followed in 1969 are considered the beginning the gay rights movement in the united states. an pofrpimportant safety reminder. furniture can tip over and fall on a child. a warning this video may be disturbing, this this newly released government footage shows what it's like when turn chur falls on a child. the videos are part of the consumer products safety commission's new anchor it program. federal regulators say these kinds of accidents send a child to the emergency room every 24 minutes. if morning. i'm landon dowdy. selling more than a million copies of the new album in less than a week and that is despite it only
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and apple music. apple says they leverage the streaming sker advice to market the album and review several songs including his hits. back over to you. this morning memorials are growing for the victims of the shooting rampage. today new information on the suspect. and with fears of zika on the rise, we're helping you keep mosquitos away from your home. the simple things you can do to lower the risk where you live. and we're waking up to wellness with the dangers of not sleeving enough. the iteam pulled an all nighter to show you the impact drowsiness can have on your driving. plus dig out the old lottery tickets. where a million dollar powerball was sold in our area.
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that breaking news, a fire on metro as new concerns are raised would rider safety. a test train pabecame disabled during a test run. a small fire had to be put out. >> and metro says it needs to move the train and then run another test. molette green is there live. we'll check in with her shortly. first let's get to melia
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a lot of people here this morning. gm good morning. blue line single tagging between stadium armory and addison road depend because of the disabled train. orange line also single tracking between stadium-armory and cheverly for this problem this morning. silver line trains only running between wiehle-reston east and eastern market and then an additional problem on the red line, delays because of a switch problem outside of friendship heights. lots going on on metro. we'll update you on this again in a couple minutes. outside coming up on 6:01 on your monday morning, this ground clutter on the radar early this morning. there are sprinkles south and west of luray into the mountains of west virginia. here is the way future weather will handle those rain chances to continue increasing here by 8:00 or 9:00 this morning. probably won't be quite this solid of a sheet of rain as indicated here by our model, but that is it sort of let me know that there are opportunities for some hit and miss showers and stren k

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