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at this here this morning. right now, not seeing slow downs here on this m-dot camera we have reports. we'll check it out for you. northbound gw parkway before spout run parkway. have a car stopped in the right lane. could be slowing down if they don't get out of the way. rock creek parkway at massachusetts avenue, that crash is gone, lanes are open. don't have to worry about that one anymore. 66 and 95. no problems on 66 and 95. keep your fingers crossed on barnabas. no problems there. more problems on the inner loop, coming up. developing right now, windows, walls and cars hit with bullets in two separate incidents. >> neighbors were startled awake. both shootings happened in southeast washington. news4 megan mcgrath is piecing together this story for us live. megan? >> reporter: imagine being in your apartment with your family minding your own business when
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in southeast. look at the video here and you can see for yourself. right around 10:00 last night, someone began to fire out on the street in the 2500 block of naylor road. some of bullets went through the window there. you can see the shattered glass pierced the window and went into an apartment complex. some of the bullets lodged in the walls. people were home at the time including a family with a person, a woman with a couple of kids. fotu a very, very scary and dangerous situation and there was another shooting that happened about the same time around 10:00 last night as well. that happened in the 3400 block of 12th street in southeast washington. someone opened up -- opened fire on that block and a number of cars were shot up in that incident. at this point, investigators are trying to figure out what, if any connection there is between
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simply don't know at this point and no information about the motive behind this and they're looking for help from the public. anyone who has information, you're asked to give them a call. good thing here is that nobody was injured. back to you in the studio. thanks, megan. >> i'm molette green at the live desk. we have sad news out of afghanistan. we're learning details about a fort hood soldier killed. this is a picture of 26-year-old sergeant douglas hood press release said he died encountering hostile forces. riney a resident of fairview illinois deployed in june. he received the purple heart, bronze star, and four army achieve meant metals to name a few. back to you now. thank you. another family is grieving right now for an american soldier who died as well. we have not learned the name of the service member who was killed in iraq yesterday.
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bombing. nbc news learned the soldier was operating with iraqi forces but it is not clear if that soldier was involved in the offensive to recapture mosul from isis. a judge will sentence a man for raping a woman in the hill east neighborhood of southeast. supervised probation when he cutoff his bracelet and broke into a home and raped her last year. pitt must be incarcet capable of raping another woman or harming another person. a jury is recommending 60 years in jail and a life time supervised release should he be released after his sentence. another reminder to get your air bags checked. an 11th american has died because of a ruptured air bag. the california woman died last month after a crash. her civic had been recalled in 2008 but the air bag was never
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double check if they're in your car. we have a link in the nbc washington app. the clock is ticking for people in virginia to register to vote. you have until midnight to sign up for the november 8th election. the original deadline was monday. a judge extended it because of computer glitches with online registration and high demand. the virginia department of elections website is back up and running. you can also register in person at registrar's office until 5:00 p.m. ifu' they apply if you're changing your address. donald trump and hillary clinton are back out on the campaign trail today. last night, they shared laughs. >> they sat just one seat apart at a new york charity event. during speeches, they poekd fun at each other and their own campaigns. >> donald looks at the statue of liberty and sees a 4.
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torch and tablet and changes her hair. >> michelle obama gives a speech and everyone loves it. my wife, melania gives the exact same speech. >> while it was mostly laughs, trump received a few boos after calling clinton corrupt. today they will be campaigning against one another across battleground states and we'll tell you where they're headed ahead at 6:30. a firefigh the man who evacuated a building just before it exploded explains what happened before he blacked out. >> vulgar images and racist graffiti, find out what is next for the people police say did this to a historic virginia school house.
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you can't have 80 degrees at the end of october and expect it to last that long, right? >> kind of like the tale of two seasons. >> now we're talking dickens. i like it. we don't have enough time for that. that is a big book. 900 pages. love it, though. we have the weather underground network checking in this morning. we have thousands of reporting stations. the local ones in the low to mid-60s. a balmy morning. dry for the morning commute. a little bit of sunshine in and through the 8:00 hour, then by noon time, jumping into the mid-70s there. get up to around upper 70s near 80 around 3:00. by 5:00, when you're headed back home, the roads likely will be wet and back down into the 60s as showers will be coming in from the west. storm team4 radar not showing anything locally but we have them way off to the west. they are advancing into the mountains now, getting closer to us by later this afternoon. hour by hour tiing is coming up
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road before the spur is where it is being reported as a crash there this morning. doesn't seem to be slowing things, though, too much yet. northbound gw parkway before sprout run parkway. still have the lane stopped. that should be out of the way here soon. northbound sudley at 66, the southbound crash at sudley unable to turn on 66 and northbound 28 at 50, a crash involving a motorcyclist. we'll check out as 270 travel times look good. top of the beltway, everything looks good as well. 66 in to town, no problems at 95 quantico to the beltway going to take you 24 minutes. listen to our friends on wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. aaron? >> will do. thank you. ten minutes after 6:00, new york giants kicker josh brown will not be playing this weekend as the nfl opens a new domestic violence investigation. >> brown was arrested last year for an incident in washington state involving his ex-wife at
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information and suspended brown for one game. now brown's journal entries and e-mails have come to light. in those messages, investigators claim the 37-year-old admits to physically and verbally abusing his ex-wife. the giants and the league are reviewing his case. other players are reacting to this news on social media, ravens wide receiver steve smith had strong words saying if it was his daughter, brown would be in the injury list. he later apologized for being extreme but said a man who hits a woman, quote, isn't a real man. brown's teammate victor cruz said i never stood behind josh brown's actions and don't stand for domestic violence in the least bit. basically he will stay out of his teammate's personal lives. this month, we're focusing on domestic violence with our safe at home campaign. we visited leesburg where a teacher is proudly displaying her works of art on the walls of
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domestic violence victim to artist that gives her work meaning. >> i'm hoping that maybe somebody will look at some of my images and see themselves and realize there is help. there is support. >> there is also a story to go along with her paintings. those hang on the wall as well. the paintings are dedicated to all domestic violence survivors. if you are someone you know is dealing with this issu resources available to you. check out the nbc washington app. search safe at home. developing now, fire crews are franticly searching for an 84-year-old man who is missing in a giant fire. he is the only person unaccounted for after the fire broke out in los angeles last night. it took more than 100 firefighters and three helicopter crews to put out the flames. one woman was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. he is a husband and a father of three and this morning, a
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fire lieutenant peter saint john was one of the first responders who got to the scene of a gas leak at a building on wednesday. a construction company says the subcontractor hit a gas pipeline during an excavation. john ran between nearby buildings pulling fire alarms to get people out. it was during that that the powerful gas explosion happened. he was thrown across the street and right into a chain link fence. an intense situation doing his job. >> i feel like i'm not a hero. i just did what everyone else would have done in that time. it is our job to go in and protect the citizens and that is what we're doing, making sure everyone is safe. >> got to love these guy that's think this way. >> they say everyone would have done this. i don't think they would. that is why we have the first
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it is 6:14. amtrak is back in service along the northeast corridor. a train heading here? washington hit someone on the tracks. this happened between new york and philadelphia late last night. no one was hurt on the train. it is not clear, though, whether the person on the tracks is alive. we also don't know why they were there in the first place. if maryland and virginia don't pay up, metro could cut service. if state leaders don't approve more money. jack evans says service to the d.c. mayor muriel bowser agrees. she thinks they should fund sales tax to metro should be more aggressive. >> nobody wants to write metro a blank check. we're calling on them to tighten their belts. the transportation secretary wants to see major improvements to metro before talking about more money. ahead at 6:30, adam tuss breaks down how metro riders are
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service cuts. more information on the charges five teens are facing for spray painting graffiti in ashburn. they are charged with vandalism but not a hate crime. it doesn't meet the legal requirements for a hate crime. the vandalism was discovered on october 1st. a few days later, the community came together to repaint the historic building. interim d.c. police chief peter overall since last year. he tried to reassure residents after a deadly stabbing. they addressed this after a class mate stabbed another on a metrobus. the stabbing was not random and neither is most crime in the district. >> i wanted to let folks know. people get nervous and think they could potentially be the
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we believe were random in any way. >> chief newsam says homicides are down 12%. >> check out the new outdoor recreation store in northeast washington. rei is celebrating the grand opening today. instead of cutting the ribbon, they're cutting a web of climbing rope. the location at the former uline arena is where the be they're planning outdoor classes all weekend. >> i bet they'll play some beatles songs. new guidelines on when and how often your kids use media. >> one big change, when to introduce that technology to your children. previously, the american academy of pediatrics suggested no media before age two. now, they say kids as young as 18 months can learn but not before then and children 2 to 5
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day. most importantly here, it should involve high quality programming. >> play the games together with your kids, look at social media together with your kids. watch the news together with your kids if that is what you want to do. >> the recommendations say you should guide your children and not use screens as a members is also recommended. there won't be any costumes or exchanging of candy this halloween for an elementary school in connecticut this year. the school's principal sent home a letter to parents explaining her decision. >> the reasons include safety concerns and even the concern that some students may feel excluded during the celebrations. some parents fully support the decision. >> if there is one child that feels excluded and not comfortable, i think it can be
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>> now, there are parents that think this is an over reaction but at this rate, the school is offering fall theme parties so all kids can participate and have a good time. all right, 18 after the hour right now. big smiles from both tom and melissa. >> i think it is because it is friday. >> it is. >> the forecast today, at least the first half of the day, it isn't looking too shabby. >> we're off to a dry start and it is a bit breezy on this friday morning and kind of we still have august like conditions starting off this morning, we're reaching our average highs for this time of the year, predawn on this friday morning. and as we take a look at your fitness forecast for the morning, going to be a good morning for a run or a bike ride through the noon hour, we'll be near 70 by 9:00, mid-70s by noon time. off to our west, the showers will begin to come in, sunshine in the immediate metro area. the showers moving in after 3:00 p.m.
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team4 radar. we're all dry. don't have any problem as weather wise for the morning commute. there are showers here, downpours here in ohio, in pennsylvania. west virginia, down to southwestern virginia. these are advancing off to the north and east and the new hour by hour timing here, just coming in, showing the areas of showers in the yellow it is harder rain. the green, lighter showers into the shenandoah centrally as of 11:00 this morning, com time and crossing the blue ridge into fredricks town into warrenton. then into metro area into fairfax and prince william around 4:00 and into the district around 4:30, 5:00 this afternoon. the eastern suburbs around 6 to 7:00 p.m. in prince george's county. charles, calvert and saint marys. they will be exiting the bay
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tomorrow, plunging down to the 40s, afternoon highs only around 60 with gusty wind around saturday. lighter winds, afternoon highs both of those days in the mid-60s. near 60 as we get into tuesday and lighter wind as well. what is happening with the commute? >> right now, we do have this earlier problem, inner loop at river road, that is cleared out of the way. we have a couple other issues i want to talk about this morning. beforot three problems here in virginia right now, of course, also have the problem on gw parkway but 66 ip bound near 123. 28 north at 50, a motorcycle crash. it sounds like they're landing a med evac there. crash in the right lane on sudley. crash can not turn to 66. a lot happening here this morning. new york avenue at florida avenue, also have a report of a crash there this morning that
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now at least except the top of the beltway looking slow right now over from 95 to 270. more on the problems in virginia coming up. >> all right, thanks so much. you know, sometimes we have a late night but this is for a good cause. the posse foundation power of ten event. it provides scholarships to students academically minded from urban communities and get over lookedy universities even though they're smart and well deserving, posse sends ten kids at a time on full scholarships. if kids go with their posse, the chance of graduation, much greater, deb. jarvis honored for her commitment. >> great organization. >> when you hear the testimony from kids, one student who graduated, her parents were refugees from burma seeking political asylum.
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to hear the stories always really great. >> fantastic, yeah. all right, 6:22 now. cover your ears, eun. we knew this was coming. we have to say bye-bye to bao bao. what is next for our pandas at the national zoo. >> my baby girl. bernie sanders has a new beef. why he is launching a new political attack. >> and a new state of the art hospital in prince george's county.
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apparently soda companies are feg francisco area. >> bernie sanders is not happy about the ads going out to voters there saying he is against the soda tax measure on the november ballot. the senator says he is all for the measure adding that consuming too much sugar is a serious health problem. sanders opposed the soda tax in philadelphia calling it a regressive tax and thought it would hurt consumers. he says the bay area tax would be much lower.
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became an internet sensation paid a visit to our town. >> at some point it can only get so surreal. >> so, you probably remember ken bone even if you didn't ask him the second question at the second debate. he went to washington for a get out the vote ad. he is under fire for inappropriate comments on reddit. he hasn't said we only have a few months before the national zoo's giant panda bao bao leaves. >> she is three already. >> how did that happen? >> the agreement with china say all bears born here will move to china before they turn 4. bao bao will turn 4 next august. the zoo says it is better for rt pandas to travel during the
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>> i do. poor little girl. >> right now the zookeepers are trying to get her acclimated for a travel create. >> the keepers at the zoo did an amazing job getting her prepared for a life in china. metro riders are fired up. we will take you to the marathon meeting where customers sounded off about a plan to cut service permanently. >> a dramatic change in the weather ahead. we have detailbo know. >> after decades of waiting, prince george's county is getting a new hospital. getting a new hospital. how hethcare is goingal on issues that matter to northern virginia, barbara comstock and donald trump have a lot in common. bill o'reilly: overturn roe v. wade; that's a specific thing that you would do? trump: well, overturn or overturn... comstock: i think roe v. wade should be overturned. trump and comstock. trump: i'm totally for defunding.
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metro frustrations. riders still dealing with safetrack delays are not happy about a long-term plan to cut service. >> a baby killed because he wouldn't stop crying. what we can learn about the parents in court this morning. >> some good news for prince george's county.
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good morning, it is 6:31. i'm eun yang. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. your day may start different than the way it is going to end. >> tom kierein has the 4 things you may not want to know necessarily in the forecast. good morning to you. >> what you need to know, we have a dark and cloudy sky free before dawn. sunrise is an hour away. showers likely this from work and school so have an umbrella handy. and it will be turning windy and much colder tonight by this time tomorrow morning, we'll be in the 40s. windy and chilly saturday on the way and cool breeze around on saturday and dry through the day. temperatures will be staying in the 60s and into the 70s as we get into the afternoon. the bus stop forecast is coming up in ten minutes. melissa looking at a crash in virginia. >> southbound 28 is shut down at 50. take a look here.
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it sounds like a med evac will be landing here in a minute and closing the northbound lanes temporarily while they try to help the motorcyclist. southbound gw parkway before the memorial bridge, over height truck blocking the right lane stuck here this morning. 66 inbound sending a chopper to this accident. northbound sudley, on the right lane. southbound can't turn on to 66 here this morning and northbound 210 between old fort and palmer crash blocking the left lane. 6:32 now. metro riders are voicing frustration this morning as new service cuts could soon become reality. the metro board hasn't decided yet whether to cut an additional eight hours per week of rail service in the name of safety. for ten hours at a public hearing, riders criticized metro's plans, the weekend would see the greatest impact. metro's general manager responded by saying he
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>> as transportation reporter adam tuss explains, they're making their thoughts clear. >> they gave metro an earful. >> frankly, the proposed cuts are disgraceful. >> my anger is about metro not being available. >> i was compelled to in the eye and say how dare you? >> you hear the passion in their voice? >> oh, yeah, i do. clearly. it is the same passion i feel for it. the exact same passion i feel for it. but my passion also is on their safety. >> it is important to note that any change in service hours to metrorail has to be approved by the board but that could literally be done at any time. we'll keep our eye on it for you. back to you. nsa contractor accused of
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federal prosecutors first charged harold martin in august. he stole documents from the nsa for 20 years. at today's hearing, he is expected to be asked to be released from jail as the case moves through court. he could face 11 years in prison if found guilty. happening today in prince george's county, the parents of a missing 3 month old baby boy are expected to appear in court charged in his murder. the father, 32-year-old antoine petty admitted to punching the infant in the torso from crying last month. the mother, 24-year-old janice petty says the father has a mental illness. police found the body last week near the parkdale high school property. it has been decades in the making. the newest hospital in prince george's county is moving forward. >> it is set to go up at the largo town center and today, county officials are preparing to celebrate and mark the next steps. news4 darcy spencer is live with what we can expect.
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of the boulevard at the shopping center and it is going to be part of of what the county executive is calling downtown largo. it is a $543 million project that is going to replace the aging prince george's hospital center over near the largo metro station. it took the county a few years just to get the certificate of need. within the last few months, they had to scale back the poj $100 million. this is going to anchor new development in this area of prince george's county, along with the hospital, they're expecting new shopping, new housing to have medical offices and regular retail offices and have transit oriented development here in this area. they are expected to break ground sometime next year, we're looking at a roughly 2020 opening of the new hospital. there will be a press conference today at 12:30 here at the
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back to you. >> thank you, darcy. there are 18 days until you can cast a ballot. the candidates are focusing on battleground states today. hillary clinton will rally in ohio as bill clinton heads to florida. vice president joe biden and vice presidential hopeful tim kaine have events in pennsylvania. that is where donald trump will be as well after a rally in north carolina. governor mike pence will speak with supporters in new hampshire. the candidates apart in the charity event. maybe cardinal timothy dolan separated them. they cracked some joke. we'll play some at 6:45. she is head of security for the nfl but today, the district will honor the former police chief. cathy lanier retired last month after 26 years of service. today d.c. leaders will celebrate her with a ceremony in
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nfl teams. back-to-back shootings in one d.c. community. we're on the scene with reaction from witnesses who had to dodge bullets. >> and another american soldier killed over seas. new details this morning on what may have happened in afghanistan. >> a new ruling in the death of a playboy model. your time is6:3 7. on issues that matter to northern virginia, barbara comstock and donald trump have a lot in common. bill o'reilly: overturn roe v. wade; that's a specific thing that you would do? trump: well, overturn or overturn... comstock: i think roe v. wade should be overturned. trump and comstock. trump: i'm totally for defunding. we shouldn't be giving to planned parenthood. while comstock voted five times to defund planned parenthood. northern virginia, we need luann bennett. standing up to trump and comstock.
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good morning. walking to work, to the the bus stop this morning, will be dry and kind of balmy with breezes kicking up around 15, 20 miles an hour. we'll stay in the 60s, 7:00 hour, 8:00 hour, then climb to around 70 by the 9:00 hour with clouds coming and going and the winds will be getting more blustery as we get into the afternoon. for what to wear today, have the raincoat handy for this afternoon as well as an umbrella. we'll likely have rain coming in when you're heading back home today. you won't need your shorts or
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storm team4 radar, we're all dry here now but we have showers off to our west getting closer to us. new hour by hour timing on the arrival and departure in ten minutes. melissa has breaking news. >> breaking news, southbound 28 shut down at 50. we have med evac landing. the northbound lanes will be shut down temporarily. eastbound 70 after 17 myersville. crash in the right lane causing 270 south, not bad here this morning, top of the beltway, typical. no major red flags so to speak. 66 inbound here is very slow from fairfax county parkway to the beltway. 95 north, no major problems. listen to wtop 103.5 fm. imagine sitting in your apartment when suddenly bullets come through your window. it happened to one family in southeast. i'm megan mcgrath. a live report coming up.
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an american soldier in afghanistan. i'm working on the breaking news right now. >> and a break from the campaign trail for a few jokes with the candidates. >> and donald trump and hillary clinton did not hold back. >> hillary is so corrupt, she got kicked off the watergate commission. >> it is a treat for all of you, too, because usually i charge a lot for speec woman: barhebara comstock is too right-wing woman: barbara comstock would overturn roe vs. wade. barbara comstock: i think roe vs. wade should be overturned. woman: barbara comstock. man: too right-wing for northern virginia. narrator: house majority pac
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developing overnight, homes shot up with women and children inside. >> and cars riddled with bullets. two shooting scenes in one d.c. neighborhood and we have live coverage. and more breaking news. killed over seas as the war on isis ramps up. right now, neighbors in southeast d.c. want to know who shot up two separate areas. >> windows, walls and cars were hit by bullets overnight. some of the shots narrowly avoided a family. megan mcgrath is live in southeast now where police are putting together what happened. megan? >> reporter: well, a very scary
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shootings incidents where someone shot up the area. take a look at the map. you can see the different locations here. one happened on naylor road in southeast. the other location is 12th street in southeast washington. look at the video here, this was shot at the naylor road incident around 10:00 last night, someone opened fire out on the street in the 2500 block. some of those bullets, as you can see here, went through the window of an apartment building. people were home at the time. there was a children were present, some of those bullets lodged into walls inside, so a very scary situation. spoke to one woman who was home at the time. she didn't want her face shown on television but she describes what happened. >> they only recovered one bullet. >> was there anyone inside there? >> yes. her and her kids. which they were asleep and they thought they were fireworks. >> reporter: and in the other
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3400 block of 12th street in southeast, someone shot up the area. there were a number of cars that were struck but nobody was injured. so that is the good part here. both of these incidents, while there was property damage, no one was actually hit by the bullets. police still trying to figure out who is responsible and whether or not these are even connected. back to you in the studio. i'm molette green at the live desk. fort hood mourning the loss of one of their own. sergeant doubt las riney died in kabul. he encountered hostile forces there. he was deployed in june and was a resident of fairview illinois. he received many awards including the bronze star and purple heart. look for details on "the today show." it is coming up on 6:48 now. today a judge will sentence a
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southeast d.c. antoine pitt was on supervised probation when he cutoff his gps bracelet, broke into a woman's house and raped her last year. the attorney for the district of columbia says pitt must be incarcerated until he is no longer physically capable of raping another woman or harming another person. the jury recommended 60 years in jail and a life time supervised release if pitt gets out again. a maryland uber driver is in jail right now. nava 14-year-old girl in his car. that is according to the fredrick news post. the attack happened last month after sanderson dropped off someone. he picked up the girl on maryland route 26 and convinced her to have sex with them. he has been banned from uber. a new poll out minutes ago shows donald trump rebounding slightly among virginia voters but is still trailing hillary clinton by 12 points. 33 to her 45%.
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policy votes surveyed before the third debate. previous poll had him trailing by 15 points. this morning's poll shows independents are edging toward clinton, up 23 percentage points among independents in september. today you'll be hearing about the uncon vensal meeting. >> they shared jokes and a few laughs at a charity event in new york. >> hillary accidently bumped into me and she very said pardon me. >> it is amazing, i'm up here after donald. i didn't think he would be okay with a peaceful transition of power. >> a little bit of ribbing there and some less friendly exchanges as well in that evening. we'll tell you what they'll be doing in the day ahead in just a bit. >> they were seated one apart and had cardinal timothy dolan.
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>> is that why you're between aaron and me. >> maintain the peace. >> no. if you're running around, track the weather. it will be changing hour by hour and minute by minute. we have low, gray clouds passing quickly over the metro area coming in from the south, sweeping in some more humid air as well as mild temperatures this morning, we're still hovering in the 60s. storm team4 radar not showing any rain here now but later today, that rain will move in.
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the afternoon commute and students getting home from school will have wet roads and passing showers coming through between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. eastern suburbs, we'll see it between 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. it crosses the bay heading to the ocean and pulling away by 11 tonight. it mostly will be done. we got some low clouds with us this morning. we'll be in the low 70s by 10:00, wchl 2:00, the upper 70s and the warm breeze will be with us, too, during the afternoon. the showerso temperatures really plummet. back down to the mid-50s by 10:00 tonight. so we have nice, autumn color, the winds will start to bring the leaves down over the weekend. we have peak autumn color here in the zone out in west virginia. southwestern pennsylvania, nice color along skyline drive. it is nowhere near peak, this photo posted yesterday afternoon. post your pics on facebook, twitter, instagram.
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cool week to follow. maybe more showers on thursday. melissa has breaking news. >> breaking news continuing this morning here. southbound 28, still shut down there at 50, a bad motorcycle crash, the med evac has landed and has taken off northbound lanes for now will be unaffected for the rest of the morning aside from everybody looking to the left there this morning, 66 inbound at 123, two different crashes there slowing things. southbound gw parkway before the memorial bridge, over height the right lane. northbound 210, crash blocking the left lane and eastbound 70 after 17 myersville crash in the right lane this morning. a lot going on. chopper 4 over the beltway looking pretty normal. all right thank you. 6:52 our time right now. largo town center is expanding with a brand new hospital. >> that is after decades of work. prince george's county newest hospital is moving forward.
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learn later today. good morning, darcy. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, the county executive and other leaders will hold a press conference later this afternoon here at the boulevard at the cat center where the new hospital will be held. it is part of the new downtown largo. it is a $543 million hospital built as a teaching hospital. it is going to replace the prince george's hospital center and aging metro station. it took three years for the county to get the certificate of need needed in order to build the hospital. they are are expecting to break ground sometime next year with a plan to open around 2020. the press conference is schedule allied here for 12:30 this afternoon being built as a celebration and the expectation is to improve the quality of healthcare right here in prince george's county.
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an 11th american has died because of a ruptured takata air bag. this is a good reminder to check your car for recalls. honda says the california woman's civic had been recalled in 2008 but was never fixed. she was killed by the air bag during a crash last month. more than 100 million others had the same issue. go to the nbc washington app. we have a link to see if faulty air bags could be in your car. it is coming up on 6:55 right now.
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morning. a los angeles coroner says a playboy model was killed after an injury to her neck. katie may died in february. she leaves behind a daughter. >> the presidential nominees are back in battleground states today. hillary clinton will rally in ohio. donald trump visits north carolina and pennsylvania. the first rei outdoor recreation store in d.c. opens in northeast. the new location is at the former uline arena where the in the juz plenty of people will be in town for the howard university homecoming weekend. we'll have updates on the stars that show up at the alma mater for the festivities. nick cannon is attending howard university and is talking about how exciting to be in d.c. right now. and we'll have blustery winds for that, too, tomorrow and between now and then, a mild day, but showers likely this
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the showers will be gone by 11:00 tonight. dpusty winds tomorrow and then sunday, a great day to get out and see the leaves changes. we'll be in the mid-60s with lighter winds. we'll stay dry and october acting like an autumn month. >> behaving, behaving. >> southbound 28, we're shut down there at 50 northbound lanes have been reopened. this is a pretty bad crash there involving a motorcycle med evac had to land. we had eyt awhile. southbound 28 at 50, the only thing that is closed there this morning. 66 inbound at 123, still very slow there because of two different crashes there. southbound gw parkway before the memorial bridge, over height truck stuck in the right lane. guy didn't know what he was dealing with this morning. northbound 210 between old fort road and palmer, a crash blocking the left lane and 70 after 17 in myersville, a crash in the right lane.
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that is the broadcast this morning. we appreciate you waking up with us. >> "the today show" is next. we'll see you in 25 minutes for a forecast and breaking news on traffic and news updates. we'll see you then, until then, enjoy your weekend. >> make it a great friday,
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