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wife appeared today along with another woman and they are all facing those fraud charges you talked about. pastor wayne along with another woman all appeared today in federal court on those fraud charges. the indictment says they built members of their own church who thought they were investing in poor people and starting up businesses in small this was through a company called microenterprise management group. but was actually happening is the money they were giving were going into the pastor's pockets as well as a home here in alexandria they lived in. now they were brought on -- charges were brought about three years ago when federal investigators started looking at this it because investors were
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>> they were proud of that service. he's been praeching at his church. i caught a few sermons on television. very doi namic. >> reporter: that attorney says he actually thought that earlier case had been closed. e he hadn't heard from prosecutors and he closed his fooil. he to open it up today as indictments were unsealed. own recognizance. the minister as well as the other woman involved in this are being held back in court later for a hearing to determine whether they will be let out of jail or not. these charges carry 20 years and those are congressionally mandated minimums. they are looking at serious time. but the trial has yet to start. we are live, derrick ward, news 4, back to you.
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toddler is out of jail. fields was arrested in pentagon city this past april. police say he went to pick up his girlfriend and discovered he had forgotten her 2-year-old in the back of the car. she had been there for seven hours. fields pled guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and felony child abuse. but under terms of that plea, all by six months of his prison term were suspended and he's out on supervised probation. police are busy parking lot in montgomery county. meagan fitzgerald is live with more on the investigation. e we understand a lot of metro riders use that lot. >> reporter: a lot of neighbors that live in this apartment complex actually use this pathway here to cut through that parking lot to get to the metro. that's what a a man was doing at around 6:30 this morning. walking towards the metro.
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and found a woman's body. 911 was called. police arrived on scene. detectives were out here for six hours trying to figure out who this woman is. but the problem is they still don't know. here's what they told us. she's an adult. she's a white woman with a tattoo on her body. rugt now detectives are combing through missing persons records trying to figure out if this woman was reported missing or will be later on tonight. they are hoping to find the cause and manner of the way she died. but at this point, still trying to get all their information together to release an image of that tattoo. so anyone in the community who might recognize that tattoo will come forward and contact the police department because at this point, they are saying no visible signs of trauma still trying to figure out how she died. a lot of unknown questions. anyone with information, police want to hear from them. >> thank you. 15 days until the election. a new poll shows hillary clinton
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donald trump. >> some voters are making their voices heard already. early voting got underway in six more states today including florida and texas. voters waited in long lines and in some cases those waits lasted for about an hour. 36 states and the district offer some form of early voting. both candidates are on the trail tryg possible. trump encouraged followers to not give up and lashed out at the media once again. trump criticized the noo uz for publicizing phoney polls. >> you see these polls. they are polling democrats. >> it's called voter suppression.
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trump ahead nationally but he trails in the abc news poll and trails by 6 in other national polls. >> hillary clinton is in new hampshire today campaigning with massachusetts senator elizabeth warren. the pair held a rally at a college and tore into trump for his comments on women. the so-called nasty woman vote would target him at the >> and on november 8th, we nasty women are going to march our nasty feet to cast our nasty votes to get you out of our lives forever. >> clinton says she will pick up the pace of the campaigning over the final two weeks and campaign officials say she plans to spend some of her time stumping for democrats or engaged in the
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a pretty nice monday across our region. temperatures in the 60s and 70 earlier today. still around that same number right now down at the airport. notice to our north, there's much cooler air. we call this the battle of the seasons. we're talking fall. 54 in state college. 73 in virginia beach. that cooler air is winning out as we make our way through the next 48 hours. really for about the next week or so. a frost ed a not include d.c. back towards the valley in through portions of i-81. this is an area we could see frost tonight. but tomorrow night, that's when we really expect to see colder air in this area under a freeze watch. that includes frederick, hagerstown, winchester.
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>> thank you. a call for safer roads after a driver hits and kills a 64-year-old man in aspen hill. the man was trying to cross georgia avenue. it's a very busy stretch of the road. the vitim was not in a marked crosswalk. the neighbors tell us that crosswalks in that area are rare making it tough to cross that street. >> later on the department wl to determine whether improvements can be made. >> the driver of the car did stay at the scene until police arrived. right now investigators trying to figure out if speed played a roll in this hit. metro safe track shifts into the red line starting on saturday. trains will run in two segments from shady grove. and glen mont. the stations will be closed there. there will be shuttle buss
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delays on the entire red line. they are already asking you to find alternatives. surge ten runs through november 22nd. a checked bag at richmond international airport causes a commotion there. the x-ray machine showed outlines of guns and vests. they opened the bag and saw what appeared to be a suicide vest, two guns an old military manual about explosives. the items are all traveler. he says they are props for a a live action roll playing game. new developments in the iraqi government's campaign to e retake mosul from isis militants. iraqi troops fought their way sbo two more villages near the city today and they say since the military offensive began last week, they managed to free nearly 80 towns and villages from isis fighters. right now the united nations is also busy setting up shelters so
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some place to go. it's fall. that means sore throats, sigh nuns infections, antibiotics usually do the trick but are you getting the right ones. a weekend trip to the casino leads more than a dozen people dead. what police think may have play ed a role in this bus crash in california. the closure of beach drive has had a major impact on traffic. coming up on news 4, we'll tell you about changes woman: barbara comstock is too right-wing to represent me. woman: or me. 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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woman: barbara comstock. too right-wing for northern virginia. narrator: house majority pac is responsible for the content of this ad. some of d.c.'s busiest roads parking is about to get more difficult. in an effort to make the drive through the city faster, gridlock has increased wisconsin and connecticut avenue since the start of the safe track program and the beach drive construction closure. >> mark segraves is at the center of the construction with details that just broke. >> reporter: good evening, it doesn't look so bad right now, but anyone who has been driving connecticut avenue northwest or wisconsin avenue trying to get out of the city has realized
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now dpw told me just about 15 minutes ago they are planning to do something about it. they are going to increase enforcement here on connecticut avenue and that means more cars are going to be getting towed. the region has been struggling with added traffic since the safe track closures. now the cloe is sure of beach drive, a popular route for commuters from montgomery county, forced additional traffic on to crowded like wisconsin and connecticut avenues. >> we had traffic fairly well stabilized in the first few weeks and then over the last week, things have been -- things have been thrown out of balance because of some other situations with metro, police activity, crashes, so it's a very fragile system. >> neil albert knows how tough
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district now represents businesses in the downtown area that are hoping officials will be able to do just that. manage the traffic. >> as people try to leave the district of columbia and particularly in the downtown area where we're standing, there's gridlock. so i think something has to happen. >> reporter: on friday the director of department of transportation told news 4 they are keenly aware of the problems and they are >> i've had a meeting earlier this week with senior city officials. one of the focus areas was connecticut avenue in terms of the parking enforcement. so i think there's some things that people should see in the coming weeks from dpw that should make sure that we're getting compliance with regard to the parking restrictions we have in place. >> here's what an official with the department of public works told me. the plan is to add two
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stretch of connecticut avenue here in washington both on the a.m. rush hour and p.m. rush hour to tow cars off when they park here illegally between that 6:30 and 7:00 p.m. extended time. they say so far, just during that 6:30 and 7:00 p.m. extended rush hour they have issued 1,695 tickets. most of those have gone to d.c. and maryland drivers. most of them were issued on connecticut avenue and wisconsin avenue. w to have the numbers from dpw on those a.m. tickets that they have issued during the morning drive rush hour and we'll tell you another thing that's been blocking traffic and creating headaches and that's illegal construction sites. that's the latest. back to you. >> mark segraves, thank you. new tonight at 5:00, federal investigators are arriving in california now to try to find out the cause of that horrible bus crash that left 13 people dead. the bus was headed to l.a. when
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tractor-trailer. the bus's speed was so significant that it ended up 15 feet inside that truck. nearly 30 other people were injured, most of the dead have now been identified. they do include the bus driver. a a small plane crashed and burned after takeoff killing all five people aboard. the twin prop metro liner tipped toward the right and lifting off. right now the virginia board of health meeting to change the state's rules for abortion clinics. this afternoon the board is expected to loosen some of the restrictions that were put in place under the mcdonald administration. the old restrictions required clinics to follow the same building codes as hospitals. after the vote the changes will be reviewed during a 30-day public comment period before being signed into law by
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concerns that doctors are prescribing the wrong antibiotics. there's a study by the charitable trust and the centers for disease control that finds people with ear infections, sinus infections, sore throats, they get the wrong antibiotic about half the time. the researchers say part of the problem patients are requesting specific antibiotics. they are saying just give me a z pack buzz it's well known. we have some new cigarette smoking. a new study by researchers at the american cancer society finds nearly 30% of all cancer deaths can be linked to cigarette smoking. the rate is highest in the south where there are weaker tobacco control laws and less restricted public smoking policies. joe boyden is pushing for more to win the foigt against cancer.
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cleveland clinic's innovation summit. he says there can be greater progress if incentives in the research system were changed. >> this shift from individual institutions is a collaboration and key signs in my view is critical to the success of our fight against cancer. >> biden hopes to make a decade's worse of it hit just snapped. >> in the end and now injuries and a big concern is the reds reds gear up for their game in london. dave johnson joins us with new information about key players. >> more than just a a bruised e ego, as you might say.
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well, we'll see news. trent williams, this sounds encouraging. no structural damage in that sprained left knee. josh norman is in the concussion protocol. reed has been out with a concussion. cleared to practice. . we'll have to wait and see. yesterday the redskins suffering their first loss since september 18th thanks to a late touchdown by the lions after practicing on wednesday and thursday. with the injuries and schedule, not an ideal week, but the head coach insists he's looking forward to the trip. >> i'm excited. i can't wait. really it sounds funny. it's such a big game for us. i don't care where we play them. i just can't wait to play them. we have to play against a team that's been in the playoffs five
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extremely well. no matter what it is, when it is, we look forward to the challenge. >> he's excited a about the trip. we're locking forward. carol maloney and pat collins will be in london. they are covering the redskins. live reports starting on wednesday. you don't want to miss that. coming up on news 4 at 6:00, chris cooley is already across the pond. back to you. >> e we just hope london is ready for for that matter. >> that's one trip everyone wants to be on. that's one fun do. the skins call on a police chief to meet with them from across the dmv to talk about police relations. >> we caught the chiefs on the way out of that meeting. they tell us how it went. tonight virginia governor terry mccullough responded to reports he donated money to fund the campaign of the wife of the lead
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it's been a pretty nice day out there. temperatures well above average. it's been on the windy side. some gusting over 30 miles per hour. that's the front that came through. take a look outside. still a beautiful shot.
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current temperature down to 69. winds out of the northwest at 18 miles per hour. we're still seeing gusts over 25 close to 30 miles per hour. going to be a breezy night and breezy day. at least early. temperature wise we're cooling to the north. 64 degrees in leesburg. so not bad. temperatures above average all across the region. but overnight tonight, that's when things are going to change. the winds die a little 37 in martinsburg. 39 in manassas. so a chilly start to the day tomorrow. and cold enough that we have a frost advisory for the valley along i-81 towards stanton. as we make our way back to the west. a cold. night tonight. a chilly night tonight. waking up at the bus stop to a cool start. the kids will need the jackets for sure. 56 degrees by noon. you'll probably need the jacket
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conditions. pleasant tomorrow afternoon. 10 degrees cooler, but not bad at all. a high around 60. then it gets really cold. this will be the potential for the first freeze. that's why a freeze watch has been issued for tomorrow night into wednesday morning. for virginia or maryland, back to the west including all of the counties to the west. so a very cold start to the day on wednesday. even in the city, we could be down to 40 degrees. so either a frost in through so time to start thinking about bringing plants in, what you're going to do to cover the plants and bring the pets in too. we have to remember that this time of year. the radar picture is all clear. we'll stay that way through the next couple days. really no chance of rain until thursday. we are watching our air come right out of canada. coming right across the great lakes. even some snow from west virginia earlier this weekend all the way up towards the north and northeast. what about our snow.
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snowfall. last couple years has been later than that. temperatures tomorrow pretty good. 60 degrees. breezy and cool. mostly sunny skies going through downtown. good idea to take the coast because downtown in the shade with that breeze, it's going to be chilly for sure. 59 degrees on your wednesday. 63 on thursday with a good chance of showers. that's when you'll need the umbrella. coming coming up on news 4, wait until you see the driving record
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minutes ago, you heard about the pastor and his wife accused of defrauding members of the victorious church. terry wayne and his wife used more than commodities and buy a a new home. now at 5:30, virginia governor terry mccullough commenting on reports he helped steer hundreds of thousands of dollars to the election campaign of the wife of an fbi official who led the probe into hillary clinton's private e-mails. >> nbc 4 responds to a woman who needed help getting her fence installed.
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the hospital after a driver hits his cruiser on the beltway. >> it happened near route 1 yesterday. tonight we're learning new details about that driver. prince georges county bureau chief tracee wilkins is live with a look at where the investigation stands now. >> reporter: maryland state troopers believe the striking driver was responsible for this accident. they are looking at toxicology reports to see if he was possibly under the influence. but as it stands, that driver has not been much left of maryland trooper's cruiser. he was monitoring traffic on the shoulder of the beltway near route 1 when his vehicle was struck with enough force to trap him inside. >> the vehicle lost control and struck the driver's side corner of the trooper's unit. >> reporter: a 23-year-old is the striking driver and they believe he was at fault.
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it's a lengthy process. alcohol is a possible factor. we're determining speed. >> reporter: the striking driver was treated at prince georges hospital. the trooper was flaun flown to trauma. he's a valued member of the maryland state police college park bar ak. >> hoost an outstanding trooper. bright young man. >> he's home recovering >> he's a little sore now. we're hoping he makes a full recovery and come back to work as soon as possible. >> reporter: coming up at 6:00, we take a look at the striking driver's driving record. you're going to be shocked to see some of what he's been charged with. one of those charges includes failing to pay attention to the move over law before on the beltway. reporting live, i'm tracee wilkins, back to you in the studio.
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reckless. >> that says a group gave a large campaign donation to the wife of an fbi official last year. that fushl later helped oversee the investigation into hillary clinton's e-mail use. the political action committee donated $467,000 to the unsuccessful state senate campaign of jill mccabe. her husband is fbi director andrew mccabe. mccullough's p democrats retake the state senate. it's also important to note that andrew mckad did not become deputy director of the fbi and overseeing the clinton investigation until after that election. a spokesperson for the governor released a statement, the governor had positively no connection to the e-mail issue. he supported dr. mccabe solely because she shared his vision for virginia and any insinuation
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reckless at worst. virginia republicans are calling for all of his e e-mails to dr. mccabe to be released 37. in the district, two teens are facing prison time for several robberies earlier this year. a judge sent in it david crocker and a 16-year-old to eight years behind bars. they pled guilty to four separate robberies that happened in southeast d.c. between february and march. police tell the website offer up to lure multiple victims into southeast. they said they were selling iphones when the victims arrived to buy the phones the suspects held them up with a fake gun and stole cash. prosecutors say the teens were charged as adults because of the nature of the crimes. >> one of the titans of the world of theater honored in washington today. >> family, friends and fans
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of cel da at the stage in southwest d.c. this afternoon. and helped transform theater in america. . when she co-founded arena back in 1950 professional resident theaters outside of new york were nearly nonexistent. she paved the way for hundreds that exist today. >> she was able to start this movement or move this movement forward from seedlings to this national movement. >> arena stage was the first theater in washington to play for integrated audiences and was also one of the first american theaters to employ minority actors. a carbon monoxide detector is being credited for getting people out of the way. they were treating a man in his home yesterday when their monitors began to alert them to the presence of carbon monoxide.
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house. three other people were there and could have been sickened if not for the firefighters devices. you're looking coming up at the new homecoming king and queen at st. paul catholic high school in fairfax. both had intellectual disabilities. it's the first time two students from the options program were voted king and queen. the school says's reminder to look at people for who they are inside and out. congratulations. new parents lacking sleep, take note. >> new guidelines from the american academy of pediatrics about where your baby should and should not be sleeping. what we're learning about the maryland state trooper hit by a car overnight along the beltway. tomorrow morning on news 4 today, the countdown is on. time for candy, costumes and all that chocolate that i love. this halloween, we're going to talk about how to keep kids
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with parents is important and should begin after birth. there should be skin to skin contact with the mother as soon as possible. once the baby comes home, they should share its parents bedroom for a a year if possible, but not their bed. sleep on their backs in their crib or bass net and a baby should never be put to sleep on a couch. >> if i had to choose one place where i would never want a baby to slee couch. >> that's because infants can be trapped there and can suffocate. we posted aling to the new sleep recommendations in the nbc washington app. in other medical news just released, no clear link between cardiovascular disease, calcium supplements and vitamin d. the foundation and the american society for preventive cardiology worked together on this study concluding a that
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heart disease if you take calcium from either food or supplements. previous studies have reported supplementation might raise the risk of a heart attack. one week into a major offensive in the iraqi military says it has isil on the run. troops advancing on the city of mosul have helped free 80 other towns and villages. as richard engel reports, the operation planned. >> reporter: isis's caliphate is under attack from kurdish troops who launched a major push in mosul and iraqi counterterrorism forces trained by the u.s. to be the tip of the spear of this operation. assisting from just a few miles from the font lines are around 500 american advisers who help with airstrikes and coordination.
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defense secretary ash carter visited them weekend. >> we're going to get better and better all the combatting isil even as they change, which they will, we're still going to get better. >> there are many signs of the group's radical intolerance. in particular its persecution of christians who have lived in this part of iraq since the earliest days. the biggest battles are likely reach the city of mosul itself. a senior iraqi security official told us there's some 5,000 isis fighters in the city. among them about 1500 foreign fighters. most of them from europe. richard engel, nbc news, irbil, iraq. i'm julie carey where local police chief and sheriff huddle today with redskins players. i'll tell you what they talked
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in d.c. join forces. what it means for the animals who are rescued and for you if. pet adoption is in your future. it was mild today, but a big temperature change moves in overnight tonight. a low in washington around 46. the suburbs around 40. that's not just it. wait until you seeow cool it
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upgrade to wifi pro for only $19.95 a month. call today. comcast business. built for business. a nice start to the week. it's only going to go downhill in terms of mercury. >>over all, it's going to be pretty nice because we're going to have plenty of sunshine. we want it to feel like the
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week around 60 degrees. you'll want the fall jacket. and you're going to be just fine. most days the sunglasses as well. cool air moves overnight tonight. the winds die down around 8:00 p.m. still a little breezy throughout the day tomorrow. so cooler the rest of the workweek. you want the umbrella on thursday. some showers in the forecast right now rain looks to be around the lunchtime and afternoon hours. i think heading into work thursday morning, you're wait until you see the numbers for the weekend. it's looking nice keeping saturday and sunday both dry right now. we're in the 60s across the area. 63 degrees in martinsburg. clear skies overnight. that means a chilly start tomorrow morning. 46 in the district. around 40 in the suburbs. with the winds tomorrow, we'll even feel a few degrees cooler. so if you're running out around lunchtime to grab your lunch, 56.
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when the kids are getting home from school. that's when we hit our high of 60 degrees. all in all, the weather having an low impact on your day tomorrow. the commute just need the sunglasses and outdoor exercise. perfect this time of year. taking the kids to the playground or afterschool activities, it's going to be fine. walking the dog, you'll want the warm jacket there. tomorrow night int morning, it's cold. especially for the areas in blue. this includes frederick, the panhandle of west virginia. protect the sensitive plants by coffering them or bring them indoors. probably just want to keep them over the winter. everybody dealing with the cold start wednesday morning. the temperature around 42 in
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and again, low to mid-30s in the suburbs. but beautiful sunshine. there's the 50% chance of rain on thursday. 63. we're breezy and dry on friday. here's the fabulous weekend i was talking about. take a look. 66 on saturday. sunday, a high of 68. if you're running in the marine corps marathon, when the race gets underway it's cool. 51, but we'll warm up dramatically throughout the race. about 15 degrees by noon. 64 and right now trick or treating looking we'll have layers under the costumes. temperatures in the 50s next monday evening. back to you. >> thank you. nbc 4 responds to a homeowner fired up about her fence. >> it's been months since she paid for it to be installed. >> fed up, she contacted susan hogan for help. >> all she wants is what she paid for. a fence to keep dogs and kids from trampling over her flowers.
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back together. a few months ago not so much. she bought a $1600 fence. in may she thought it would be installed within two weeks. but. may turned sbo june. >> i waited a little bit. then i called the company. >> reporter: july turned into august and september and still no fence. that's when she had an idea. tv. she does help consumers. >> she called nbc 4 responds. se we contacted the fence company we were told that they too were waiting on the city to issue the permits and the one that originally submitted in may never got reviewed so it expired. long fence blames the new application process, which is now electronic for causing delays and issues.
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it told us the permit in question was slowed because the original application was incomplete. it went on to say the. applicant was notified of the missing paperwork but failed to respond and the permit lapsed in june. in a statement, it resubmitted two more permit applications with the necessary information, but both never got approved. long fence went on to say it was only after notifying that nbc the delays that the permit was approved. two weeks longer than what it usually takes. bottom line after nbc 4 responds got involved and started asking questions, the fence finally got installed. >> within two weeks, wall la.
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responsibility of the homeowner. while most compaies will do it for you, it's always a good idea to make sure to follow up with the city just in case. >> it doesn't work, call us. >> she's happy now. >> i love her. she's good. >> developing at this hour, the presidential candidates weighing in on the proposed merger between at&t and time warner. the two media kom giants will benefit consumers but merger. media analysts expect big pushback against this deal. >> while there's no clear obvious legal basis for blocking this transaction, the reality is will there be a grass rots movement. >> bernie sand rs sides with trump and wants to kill this merger. a spokesperson for hillary clinton's camp say said she wants to see regultory review of the deal. it's been a a long road, but buick is driving its brand to
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it's ranked number three in consumer reports annual car reliability survey. this is the first time that a domestic brand has finished in the top three. topping the list again is toyota and luxury brand lexus. the survey is considered a key factor influencing american car shop rs. at redskins games and nfl stadiums across the country, players have been staging public demonstrations to put a spotlight on their concerns about the ce >> today in a first of its kind meeting, local law enforcement leaders met face to face with players. the meeting was closed but northern virginia bureau chief julie carey had a chance to speak with the officials afterwards. >> reporter: it was described to me as a no holds bar discussion today inside redskins park between law enforcement leaders, players and redskins staff. and the session went on for three hours. three local police chiefs and
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officers rolled into redskins park this afternoon to take part in a forum to talk about some of the hot button issues that have prompted some players to make very public demonstrations on the field to make statements about police shootings. it was arranged by the team chaplain. at least 50 people were there including 20 players. several of them high profile. they had a chance to ask any questions they wanted and to re with local law enforcement. >> it was some touchy topics. they are speaking from their heart. experiences that they have experienced. family members, especially with young black american males. they were just some real heartfelt questions and asked tough questions. >> personally, i think it's important for us to get the full grasp of what is being perceived out there and then looking at
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sheriff and fairfax county sheaf tell us about the most eye opening moments today and where they hope this conversation leads. julie carey, news 4. >> when you think about people in danger of going hungry, college students probably don't come to mind. >> leaders at george washington university found a growing number of students on their campus were not buying food so they could afford to buy their books. the school decided to do sml food pantry earlier this month. the donations helped stock the store with everything from milk to fresh produce. a lot of people have already sent anonymous letters of thank s for making this option available. you can read some of those notes from students on the nbc washington app. i'm tom sherwood in northwest washington. at two organizations that merged this year under a new name.
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volunteers even read to them. what the new name means, coming up. 15 days until the presidential election and a woman in rockvilleas been
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welcome hi today we're gonna be comparing these two truck beds. let's start over here with this aluminum bed. you put your toolbox up here... whoa! that's a big hole. that is unbelievable. now let's check out the roll formed steel bed of the silverado. same angle,same empty tool box. took it way better. the steel held up. it's truck month! make a strong decision. find your tag and get over eleven thousand total value on this silverado all star. silverado proved it is the toughest truck here. woman: barbara comstock is too right-wing to represent me. man: or me. woman: or me. woman: barbara comstock would overturn roe vs. wade. barbara comstock: i think roe vs. wade should be overturned. woman: barbara comstock voted to defund planned parenthood... man: five times. woman: barbara comstock is against marriage equality. man: she even voted to let federal contractors discriminate against gay employees... man: twice. woman: barbara comstock. too right-wing for northern virginia.
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was in it this rv filled with marijuana candy. it's a promotional vehicle for the candies. they try to legalize and decriminalize marijuana. five people were in the rv at the time. no one was hurt. you have heard for years about the washington humane society and the washington animal rescue league. >> last spring these two impact put aside their differences and merged together. as tom sherwood reports, the new group unveiled its official new name today. >> all types of animals here in this facility, even human.
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>>. >> i started to bring a book but it was too big. volunteers and staff celebrated the new name. humane rescue alliance, the combined forces of the washington humane society and animal rescue league. 245 total years of experience. >> we have combined all our knowledge in every arow na of animal care rescue and protection under one organizational roof. personal stories of helping animals. the director of enforcement raymond knowles. >> my first experience with females was 16 years old when my mom dropped me off at the local county shelter and said you're going to volunteer today. >> so how many are you taking with you today? >> you're going to be the first. >> my cameraman is animal enough. >> from the beginning, it would be a love of animals that got me
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thousands of needed chew toys. >> you can imagine we go through them very quickly. >> the alliance handles 60,000 animals a year, investigates 100 abuse cases a month. >> the other risk to animals is there's too many being born. >> a new era to protect the animals and educate the people who own them. tom sherwood, news 4. the alliance is under contract to handle all of the services. that's a a first in the nation. now at 6:00, just over two weeks until election day. we'll break down the new poll numbers and explain why donald trump says they are phoney. also a local pastor and his wife have been indicted for fraud.
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targeted their own congregation to help them pay for their million dollar home. new video just in of a dramatic robbery at a diner as police try to zero in on suspects. first to politics, 15 days before election day and certainly anything can happen. >> an average of recent polls suggest hillary clinton has a lead of 5 points over donald trump. although some major polls show clinton's lead in the double voting begins today in six more states. that includes florida. steve handlesman is tracking the race now from capitol hill. >> encouraged by the polls, hillary clinton is widening her effort to include not just trying to win the white house, but to win more seats here on capitol hill for democrats. angry at the polls, donald trump is charging an organized effort to desuede supporters from turning out through the use of


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