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bipartisan moment on the senate floor when there was a rereading of the cures bill after joe biden's son died of cancer last year. >> i think it's fitting to have this in honor of somebody today and that's his son beau. >> it includes $1.8 this week. comet ping pong is set to open two days after man opened fire inside the popular d.c. pizza restaurant. now we're learning more about the man accused of firing those shots. these are photos from edgar welch's facebook account. yesterday he went before a judge for technically charges. that includes possession of an assault rifle and discharging a firearm.
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linked to the carolina kohn campaign. he has a record back from 2000 p which includes a marijuana possession and drinking and driving. man who plotted to attack the u.s. capitol during the state of the union mr. spend the next 30 years in prison. prosecutors say the ohio man wanted to carry out the terror attack in the name of isis. cornell admitted he searched building bombs, the capitol semiautomatic rifles with ammunition. police in prince george's county are investigating two separate shootings that happened minutes apart. police say that male victim died at the hospital. just minutes before a shooting was reported along southern avenue. that victim was taken to the hospital and at last check is in critical condition. no arrests have been made in either shooting. it is a "storm team 4" weather alert day.
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here with more. >> we're all dry. clouds beginning to increase. but the main area of rain is in southwestern virginia, kentucky, tennessee. that will be arriving here later this morning. temperatures are chilly. we're in the mid 40s in town and right around the chesapeake bay. hour by hour in the afternoon we'll stay hovering through the morning hours, just into 40s during the afternoon hours as the rain moves on in. so four things to know. rain moves in by about 9:00 this afternoon. up to an inch of rain by the time it ends. then turning colder by the end of the week and into the weekend. vial your commuter forecast coming in about ten minutes. what's going on on the road? >> a couple of things have cleared. after 197, that broken down vehicle causing an issue because of no flashing lights is now out
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the right lane getting by as well. i won't have to worry about that either. this is still hanging around. they're on the woodrow wilson bridge. the work zone is still blocking the left lane sometimes shutting things down, but you're going have to stay to the right to get by if you're headed out that way and going to the local lanes. see you in ten minutes. >> thank you. it is 4:33. we're learning more about all of the people who died in that terrible warehouse officials are considering possible murder or possible manslaughter charges after 36 people died. you're looking at new video of the overnight vigil for the victims. investigators have identified 22 of the people including a 17-year-old. they're planning on having a news conference for 9:00 this morning. >> traffic is moving by the verizon center after crews had
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police had to shut down that road in both directions between e and h streets as a precaution. speaking of rush hour traffic messes. look at this, a nasty crash in rockville. it had traffic backed up. it was between falls road and 428. this happened around 6:30. montgomery county fire & rescue says two cars slammed into each there. the mgm on the national harbor will open in just two days. they'll focus on where the worst bottleneck spots may pop up on 295 and the beltway. officials expect the number of cars in the area to double from 90,000 to 180,000 a week. now moving inside, we're giving you a sneak peek at this
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when you walk in, look at that, the atrium is similar to the bellagio. you can gamble on more than 3,000 slot machines and 124 table games. well known chefs including jose andres and marcus samuelsson bot dine at. >> when it opens it will attract gamblers and possibly some cheaters too. an investigation by the iteam have found cheater. they found a common cheat is past posting. that's when gamblers sneak extra chips on top of a bet when the
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>> they still try to cheat? >> they do. they think they have quick hands and they can scoot an extra chip into a black jack hand if they know they're going to win. >> managers told "news4" -- surveillance cameras blanket the floor to watch for and deter possible cheaters. 4:36. some metro leaders are upset about their leadership and now they want to vote the president out. me they don't want jackie jeter in charge. they accuse her of putting her ahead of the unions. some claim she has rigged the elections to stay in office. the department of labor is investigating it but the union says there's no proof of any wrongdoing. jeter was not available for comment. today the d.c. council will vote on a family paid leave. it calls for 11 weeks of paid
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workers get sick care for a sick relative. if passed, this would apply to workers in d.c., not government workers. today is the first of two on the bill. a blue sprus is getting decked out. last week the tree arrived in d.c. after about a 2,000-mile journey. you see the tree there. it will be adorned representing idaho state symbols all made by people who live in that state. >> i love christmas trees. >> it's going to be impressive. heavy rain is going to cause a mess for you. tom kierein with how you can prepare for your commute to and fro work. controversy.
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she's been waiting for this moment for awhile. a moment other kids wouldn't think twice about. her first bowl of cheerios. because now that cheerios are gluten free, violet, and many others are enjoying their first bowl today. 4:40 your time and we're expecting a soaker. >> a dry start to this tuesday. right now "storm team 4" radar showing the leading oej f the rain coming into southwestern virginia. light rain. the heaviest rains right now in
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afternoon. there's certainly a cold start. we're above freezing. reagan national at 44 degrees. and what to wear today? you might need a warm coat this morning. a jack and raincoat and umbrella for the afternoon hours as well. a dry start this morning and wet roads for noon time. we'll be hovering into the 40s. it gets heavy. i've got the new times coming up mississippi is dealing with work zones. what's going on? >> i do. westbound 7 at lexington drive. this is something they're pushing last week. they're pushing everybody off because of that work there at ashburn village boulevard. we have a new crash in maryland i'm just seeing. it says 270 north, a crack blocking the left lane. we're going to look that in just a second and see if we can see anything. that is still hanging around
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on 270 and be back in ten minutes. >> thank you. a major transit threat. why they're warning commuter this morning and the danger police warn is very specific. >> bei bei back in business. how the panda cub is recovering and the welcome
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we have breaking news out of ohio where we have a video of a search for a gunman. this after a firefighter was shot. he was shot while riding in a fire truck. they were leaving the scene of a fire.
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about an hour or so southeast of cleveland. the condition of the firefighter still unknown at the time but we're told he is in the hospital. the suspect got away. live at the live desk. >> in the spirit of dr. king. much of what he fought for was at risk. >> the rally will take place six days before the inauguration. sharpton says he wants donald trump's administration to know the civil rights mission.
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search for the secretary of state this morning? we keep hearing names? >> well, you're hearing one you heard before. that's mitt romney. according to our sources, it looks like romney has floated back to the top of that list and several others like david petraeus and jon huntsman being under consideration now. sources saying he was never considered as a serious candidate for that job. rudy giuliani s trump may be leaning toward giuliani but that's been unannounced. >> also we hear bob dole has helped trump to set up the call with taiwan's president. what more do we know about that conversation? >> first we know this wasn't just a last-minute congratulatory call. mr. trump took it as one of many congratulatory calls. sources tell us this had been in
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election day. and as for bob dole, hes with a taipei economical council and apparently they played a role in setting up that call which is now so controversy because of the influence it seems to be having with our relationship with china. later this morning at 11:00 the prince george's county council set to elect a new since council member franklin was arrested for dui on november 1st. he's since had his county vehicle privileges taken away. maryland state police say he was involved in a crash that has left two people injured. you can follow on twitter. new developments. a state trooper whose car was
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frankky williams was responding to a call when a toyota corolla crossed the median and ran into the car. both the drive over the corolla and trooper were killed. it was williams' first year with the state police. the fbi says it's investigating a specific imminent threat against the city's red line. investigators are trying to find actually credible. they say it came from another county, but we don't know where. today we could learn whether south carolina prosecutors plan to retry a former police officer for murder. a mistrial was declared in michael slager's trial. he shot and killed water skoal during a traffic stop last year. slager said he let his sense of thought get the best of him. video of the endowner to seems
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slager shoots him in the back. slager still faces federal civil rights charges. in georgia justin ross harris has been sentenced. he's accuse of leaving his 22-month-old son cooper in the car. the judge handed down the maximum sentence and said the court found harris had intentionally and unnecessarily inflicted severe physical and mental pain on his son. 4:49 right now. donations are pouring in for the family of a woman killed crossing a street in alexandria. on thursday, rosemarie cruz was hit. the driver has been charged with failing to yield. cruz was walking home in the delray neighborhood where she
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restaurants. they say she gave the best hugs and was well liked. she leaved behind a husband and four children. they're heartbroken. >> what you see is what you get. she's natural, she's generous, and she's a perfect mom. she loves all of her children. >> on december 13th, three delray restaurants, market to market, st. elmos and pork barrel will give their proce you can find out how to help on the nbc washington app. arlington kun i tess new bishop michael burbridge will be installed today. he promises to promote peace and healing. he says we're all brothers and sisters and despite our politics, we need to treat each other with respect. >> even when we disagree, even when we have different
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respect and engage each other. >> burbridge will be the fourth. he'll succeed paul s. la verdi. he's 76. the diocese of washington is home to more than 600,000 catholics. an update on a story we've been following since july. a woman has been grd dress you see here. she was sentenced three years in jail for her involvement in an anti-government protest in gambia. her family says she is innocent. she's due back in court on thursday. all charges could be dropped at that time. >> all right, panda lovers. bei bei is going to be receiving visitors. >> it had been closed when bei
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surgery. the 15-month-old cub suffered intestinal blockage after eating too much bamboo. >> you have to chew it. >> it's hard to slow down sometimes. you can see bei bei inside the panda house from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. send us a tweet, how he's looking. >> he's cute and fun. >> from a distance. >> all right. we have have to talk tom on a we have to get ready for a lot of rain and cold it's going to be changing minute by minute. you can track it awn on the nbc washington app. that's aaron and eun's favorite app. >> it is. how did you know? >> it's going to be impacting your morning commute. as you step out, it's mid and upper 30s. right now "storm team 4" radar not showing any rain in the vicinity. the main area of rain is just
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virginia. the heaviest rains are now in the central tennessee valley and over the wild zone too. that certainly is welcome. but that's all coming up our way. here's the hour-by-hour timing by 8:00. the main area of rain still coming up in the shenandoah valley. sleek rain in the higher elevations. but then by 9:00, 10:00, it starts to move in. the heaviest rain you see that's going to be for the afternoon commute. 6:00 to 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. after that we quickly see it taper off and end by midnight tonight. temperatures will be holding steady in the 40s as we have the rain getting heavy between 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 6:00 p.m. and tomorrow we'll have it dry out. during the afternoon it will be in the low 50s. a small chance of sprinkles on
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friday because of the cold winds. windchills in the 20s on friday. cold weekend to follow although it will be a bit milder on sunday. high in the 40s and try. melissa, what's going out on the roads. >> just after the beltway, it look like it is now on the shoulder. they're going to come back and fix the roadway. inner loop and outeroo fine and the rest of the routes overall looking quite good. this problem is now gone. that mobile work zone is gone. so is this issue on 7 there near lexington drive. that is now out of the way. or 95 after quantico northbound/southbound, no worries and 270 rolling along just fine as well. we'll take look at 66 coming up. >> we'll see you then. melissa, thank you. it is one of the most popular ways to shop online.
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port of charleston. instead they may end up as scrap metal. doesn't that just hurt? no one was hurt in that crash. that's a good thing, right? it turns out that americans are opting for new cars. they say used car sales are back on track to hit an all-time high with nearly 41 in 2016. they also think that number will likely rise during the next couple of yearsur here's another surprising note. data from the credit company showing they get the loans with the best credit scores. >> amazon is getting ready to rolling out its physical grocery store concept. customers would use the amazon app and shop. anything picked up is added to
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the door. the first amazon go store is in seattle and is scheduled to open to the public in early 2017. >> see that sounds good until your amazon bill is $3,000 and you don't know what you bought. iced coffee. >> you need to be able to stand there and put that back. >> exactly. parents, if you find yourself constantly to get your kids off thei need to tell you the same thing. >> they surveyed nearly 1,800 parents of tweens and teenagers. they found parents spend, listen to this, an average of 9 hour and 22 minutes on different devices every day. who has this much time in the day. i'd be sleeping if i had this kind of time. 78% of those surveyed think that they're good media and tech role models for their children.
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parents are aware of the apps on their devices yochl view to check their devices. you have to. >> the time is more about are you spending time doing forgive louis things? if you're just checking the twitter and. >> instagram. >> texting. >> shopping. >> or are you reading news articles, checking your bank account? >> stay with us. "news4" continues now at 5:00 a.m. now at 5 "storm team 4" weather alert day on top of the chilly weather. heavy rain is expected to make a mess of your afternoon. >> "storm team 4" tom kierein is getting a check on your day as melissa checks the roads. good morning, earning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. >> roanoke. >> look at you, meteorologist. >> let's turn to meteorologist,

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