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bicyclist after a roadside tribute to a former navy s.e.a.l. was stolen. and the greatest of all time now in grave condition at an arizona hospital. the world awaiting updates on the condition of muhammad ali. news 4 at 11:00 starts now. we've been talking about it for weeks. but tonight the start of metro's safe track plan is catching this people off-guard. the single tracking hasn't begun yet but metro rail is closing at midnight. not 3:00 a.m. like it usually does on friday and saturday. and that is the way it will be for a year. shomari stone is live in arlington where police are at the bars making sure everyone has arranged for a safe ride home. hi, shomari. >> reporter: i was surprised because there were a few people that we talked to that didn't know about the time change. arlingt arlington cou p
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passing out fliers to remind people that the metro closes at midnight for a year and some people didn't know and they won't be able to catch the metro home tonight. >> it is difficult. >> mallory is a bartender in arlington. ses not happy that metro is stopping trains at midnight instead of 3:00 a.m. on friday and saturday. >> we get out around 11:30 and 12 and i could catch metro home and not have to take a lyft home which casts about $10 to $15. >> reporter: adding up to an extra $300 a month. >> it is frustrating. >> reporter: it is part of the metro safe track plan, a maintenance overhaul. crews use the extra time on weekends to inspect and work on the tracks. >> just letting everybody know that this is closing at midnight tonight. make other arrangements. >> reporter: tonight police pass out flyers to remind people in clarendon, a popular night
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>> come out and be smart about it. plan ahead, the metro is closing at midnight so think about how you were getting home if you are enjoying alcohol and driving safely. >> some people didn't know about the change. >> it will hurt a lot of people's fun. >> it will affect business around here. >> reporter: mallory will use uber or lyft although she is disappointed and relieved that metro is focused on safety. >> it is better than being trapped underground and the people who have gotten hurt and died -- >> reporter: now tonight i talked to an uber and a lyft driver and they both expect to see an increase of people using they are services and they plan to make more money. as for the business owners, they are going to try to see what effect this has on their business over the summer months. live in roslyn, i'm shomari stone, news 4. >> thank you. and we want you to give you a better idea of what to expect when phase one of safe track begins tomorrow. there will be 13 straight days of single tracking on the orange
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and east falls church. you notice reduced service on the orange and silver lines and there is a severe impact west of boston. find out how safe track will affect you in our nbc washington app, just search metro. tonight metro transit police are looking for three men who allegedly sexual assaulted a woman on the yellow line. that attack happened on a train between the eisenhower avenue and braddock road stations at about 9:30 last night. the woman said three men approached her and asked her to perform a sexual act. when she refused, she said they assaulted her and grabbed her body through her clothing before running off. if you recognize these men, you should contact metro transit police. right now the search is on for the person who stole a very special bicycle in bethesda. it was left as a memorial to tim holden, killed in a bike accident last august. new at 11:00, jackie benson spoke to the man who
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that bike memorial. jackie joins us live from massachusetts avenue. jackie? >> reporter: doreen, at the time this bike was stolen, an american flag and a navy s.e.a.l. trident were attached to it. whoever took this bike has upset and offended a lot of people. the white bicycle at the scene of last august fatal crash in bethesda was a tribute to timothy holden, a man larger than life. a u.s. navy s.e.a.l. and decorated gulf war veteran and devoted father and an avid cyclist. hundreds of d.c. area riders assembled for his military funeral at arlington national cemetery. he was 64. >> my road bike. >> reporter: peter of fairfax, a fellow cyclist, who donated the boke, didn't know tim holden but admired the men. >> it is hurtful to the people th
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aspires to be tim holden. it was 6:00 in the morning and there he is working on his fitness, his p.t. and going to visit his 29-year-old daughter for coffee. >> reporter: the ghost bike stood in front of this home. they pass the spot regularly. a visual reminder that many others also felt his loss. >> it is even more tragic that it happened on memorial day, the first memorial day that tim wasn't with us. his ghost bike disappears and we would just like to get it back. >> reporter: montgomery county police are investigating the theft of this ghost bike and another one elsewhere in the county. live in bethesda, jackie benson, news 4. >> jackie, thank you. the storms and rain we saw earlier today, well they are moving out now. but we could be in for strong storms over the weekend ahead. doug, it sounds like tomorrow is
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i think both days we see a lot of cloud cover but tomorrow we see sunshine and less of the chance for rain. on sunday we have a potent storm system that will move our way. we'll talk about that in just a second. but first off, the storms came through earlier today. nothing too strong but heavy rain across the area. and the rain was moving very, very slowly down to the south. heavy rain all across our region a little bit earlier this evening. but now not seeing anything out there at all. clear as far as the radar. and we're dealing with cloud cover and warm conditions. severe storms possible. this is the risk for severe storms. and we're in the enhanced risk. now what that means is numerous thunderstorms are expected to develop on sunday. and we're going to see the storms during the afternoon. especially if we're able to get any heating. so thunderstorms likely. wind and heavy rain are the biggest threats. we'll talk much more about the sunday threat and we'll calling it a weather-alert day. much more on this coming up. doug, tha
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source is telling us that muhammad ali's condition is grave. the boxing legend is in an arizona hospital with a respiratory illness. many of you are posting well wishes on facebook. cynthia mcfadden has the report. >> reporter: tonight we have learned that the family is gathering by his side in the arizona hospital where he was brought yesterday, suffering from respiratory distress. less than 24 hours ago his daughter layla, who followed her father into boxing, changed her profile picture to one with her father. her representatives saying, layla's number one priority is her father's well being, adding she tewly appreciates the outpouring of love for her family as she spreads fault time with her dad. ally with a home outside of phoenix has been hospitalized several times in the past few years. the ailin
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seen two months ago at the charity event bearing his name. his celebrity fight night in phoenix. he was diagnosed with parkinson's disease more than 30 years ago, at the age of 42. a chronic and progressive disorder. the three-time heavy weight world champion has nine children and awarded the medal of freedom in 2005 by president george w. bush who called the fighter a man of peace. turning to politics now, donald trump has created another fire storm tonight. this time by singling out an african-american man at a rally. trump was trying to demonstrate his support among african-american voters while stumping in california. this is what trump said while giving the guy a shat-out. >> we had a case where we had an african-american guy who was a fan of mine. great fan. great guy. in fact, i want to find out what is going on with him. you know what -- look
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look at him. >> many people on social media blasted trump and accused him of belittling the man but the man turned out to be a gop congressional candidate who was proud trump called him out. controversy like that one have dominated the race between trump and hillary clinton. tonight we spoke to chuck todd about the negativity we've seen and heard already between the two candidates. >> it is june. this is going to be until november. >> we have not ever had a presidential general election where literally one guy is sitting there -- the one candidate belongs in jail and the one woman there is saying, this guy is a lunatic. but we are going to tear this country apart. i'm very concerned that this election is going to -- as badly as we polarized before -- >> much more coming up on sunday on "meet the press." and make sure you turn in -- tune in early or set your
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it will air early, 8:00 a.m., because of french open coverage here on nbc 4. new tonight, police in fairfax county are looking for a man who exposed himself to a six-year-old boy at a playground in the mt. vernon area. the boy's mother said it happened wednesday night at about 6:45 at the apartment complex on tower drive near south kings highway. police say they did not get a good description of the suspect. in annapolis, police say a 28-year-old man has confessed to murdering a woman found dead in an industrial park this week. officers arrested and charged christopher shief in east new market yesterday. on tuesday 24-year-old holly smith was found in a wooded area on industrial drive and an autopsy revealed stab wounds to her upper body. police are still trying to figure out how or even if these two knew each other. right now, police are still searching a home in leesberg, virginia, for clues after an early-morning raid
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said it looked like the scene out of a movie. the ordeal started at about 5:00 this morning. the fbi and atf were on hand to take several people into custody. we don't know why the raid happened in the first place. the police are not releasing details because they don't want to jeopardize their investigation. the search is over tonight for missing ft. hood soldiers but the flood threat is definitely not over. next at 11:00, the danger continuing through the weekend in texas. and olympians training here in our backyard and how they are getting ready for rio and dealing with concerns about the zika virus.
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new at 11:00, the search for four ft. hood texas soldiers missing in fast-moving floodwaters is over. nine soldiers are confirmed dead. jay gray joins us with the deadly flooding on that state. >> reporter: the training shifted to tragedy in a matter of seconds. >> -- they were possibly floating and last seen -- >> reporter: a tactical rover like this one holed by the floodwaters, dumping 12 soldiers who were swept away. recovery teams found the bodies of four victims late this afternoon, bringing the number of confirmed dead to nine. three survived, suffering minor injuries. >> this tragedy extends well beyond ft. hood. >> reporter: so do the floodwaters, swallowing communities across southeast xa
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for a week or more now. ft. bend county is one of the hardest hit. >> 40% of the count is under water and over 40,000 residents are impacted. >> reporter: and farm land turned to swamp land, in some case ranchhands on horseback are the only way to save the herd. >> moving them up to higher ground was a must. >> reporter: but in some areas even this ground is giving way. this apartment complex in jeopardy of being washed away. and this truck was. a dramatic reminder of the power of rushing water, the driver and passenger inside were able to escape. south of houston, even the animals are trying to escape the rising water. and it wasn't an escape at this prison, but a group of inmates were forced to evacuate. while texas has yet to escape. >> i have never seen anything like this. >> reporter: -- the effects of historic flooding across the state. jay gray, nbc news, ft. hood. we're getting a close look at h
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preparing for the olympics in rio. the u.s. olympic canoe and kayak team has been hitting the waves at the whitewater course in dickerson. one from darnstown said nothing could keep her from going for the gold, including the risk of contracting the zika virus. >> there is a lot of questions about zika. and i think you have to realize that the rio 2016 campaign and the u.s. olympic committee has done a lot of work to try to keep us healthy. >> the u.s. olympic canoe and kayak team will leave tomorrow for the world cup competition in spain and france. they will come back to our area for more training before heading to rio in august. which is getting closer all of the time. >> yeah. so help us out. we're trying to make weekend plans. sound like tomorrow is the better day? >> i think so. i had somebody -- having their mother's 80th birthday party tomorrow and wondering about the rain. >> yo
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>> i'm not canceling -- 80 years old. you have that party. should not be too many issues tomorrow. i think sunday is the better day for storms, however. tomorrow is the better day for getting out and about. i think we'll see some rain tomorrow but not all day rain. take a look outside right now. we did see very heavy rain earlier this evening. now not bad at all. it is warm and it is definitely on the muggy side. the dew point is at 70 and this t will be soupy the next couple of nights here. next couple of days, too. 72 at leesberg. 73 at quantico. 71 over towards clinton, maryland. and a warm night. we did see the rain come through earlier. and you could see how it is progressing around the area. heavy rain in montgomery county through fairfax county and moving on down to the south and the storm system fell apart as we lost any daytime heating. now what we'll see as we walk through the next couple of days, a couple of different systems. there is the one area, way up from the north. watch the storm all the way down to the south, right over from pennsylvania north to south. you don't see
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here. that was one system. we have more clouds moving in from the west. and we have a couple of systems coming together, one of which is the system from texas, inundating them with rain. the moisture coming out of the gulf. and this the system, in minneapolis, you see the spin, coming together over our area. first the moisture is here tomorrow. so taking you through tomorrow first. now 8:0 a.m., maybe a couple of showers in parts of the area but most of us dry. notice even during the afternoon, most of us on the dry side. we do see a lot of cloud cover. maybe a little bit of sun. but around 7:00, a better chance of seeing a shower. only a 30% chance of rain. 11:00 tomorrow night, when we have the best chance. now take a look at this. hour by hour tomorrow, i think we'll be okay. 71 at 7:00 a.m. 78 at 10:00 a.m. 84 at around 4:00 in the afternoon. but watch at what happens on sunday. on sunday we get some showers and storms early and then we get a little bit of a break. if we get some sunshine during
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3:00, that is how we could get some severe weather. and watch what happens during the afternoon, 5:00 or 6:00, a line of storm develops and this line could be strong. possibly severe. we mentioned earlier we're in an enhanced risk for severe weather and that means the storm prediction center thinks we'll see a good chance of storms. that is something we're watching for. 84 on saturday. walling sunday a weather alert day for the potential for the storms. and let's go over the threat one more time. 85 for a high. the warmer we get, the better chance we have of severe weather. high winds is the biggest threat and besides heavy rain -- heavy rain and possible for flash flooding is there. hail and even a low risk of tornados. so again, this is something we'll be watching closely. tom will be in all weekend long to help you out with that. 84 on monday. monday looking beautiful. not just nice, but we're going to see low humidity on monday. cool start to tuesday morning but then tuesday afternoon looks good. and look at wednesday, after another front moves through, temperatures only in the 70s. with sun. so we are
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week. >> just great after the weekend is over. >> it is always -- we have so many weekend rainy conditions. rainy -- weekend rainy days. >> we know exactly what you mean. we've all been living through it. thank you, doug. still to come, a rough
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it's friday night and the nats went into cincinnati on a roll tonight. >> that roll unfortunately
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cincinnati. did not do so well out there. i actually get to toss to sports. sab aftan salazar at the csn studios. >> your best toss yet. >> his only one. his first one. >> all good things must come to an end. the nats win streak is over at four. but still the first place in the nl east and that wasn't the only silver lining tonight out in cincinnati. top prospect trey turner making a season debut for the nationals as the start the reason against the reds. he went through for three with a walk and the story of the game is gonzalez struggling. a run coming in making it 1-0. and cinci up 2 and bases loaded, phillips brings two more runs in with a single. reds tag him for four in the inning and washington in a hole. more trouble for the nats starter in the third. sending a line drive to left field and just over the wall out there for the home run. nationals fall,
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7-2. >> you just have to go back to the drawing board and try to find a way to congeal and get it together. like i said, we need gio. and through the month of april, more than anything. and mike and him are working on things. and they have to continue to work. and when things aren't going to well, you have to work harder and concentrate a little better. tough night for dusty. what about buck showalter and the orioles. baltimore hosting the yankees. they were up in the fourth when beltran takes it deep to right at the two-run blast and putting the yankees up 2-1. and things got worst. next batter alex rodriguez the opposite way for his seventh home run of the year and the orioles were down 3-1. but they had an answer in the fourth inning. this 1h
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camden yards and that cuts the new york lead to just one. we skip to the seventh inning, tied at five and runners at the corners for machado and adam jones comes in to score and the orioles win 6-5. and in soccer, the copa america opener out in northern california. big game and colombia didn't waste any time. and the thundering finish and that makes it 1-0 for colombia. and slow start for the u.s. and this is bad news and called for a handball and this guys name is spelled james rodriguez but they just call you -- [ inaudible ]. late in this game down 2-0 to colombia. and one more note before we get out of here, serena williams will go for her fourth french open singles title tomorrow morning at 9:00 as she
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spain contender right here on nbc. doreen and doug, back to you. >> big welcome for tennis watching, no matter what the weather is doing around here. >> and that is in france.
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