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rain. we have the storm team 4 forecast. one night, three games, d.c. now gearing up for a huge sports night for three of our home teams. i'm justin finch with more of the crucial matchups and ways to get tickets. >> announcer: "news4 today" starts now. 6:00 on the dot. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. the firing of the fbi director is the top story. it's likely dominating your news feed. and it's on the cover of every major national newspaper. here on the front page of the "washington post" today "trump fires fbi director. ". >> "the new york times" with the caption "trump fires keme amid russia inquiry." "usa today" take a look at this, this focus on our area, with the headlines, "comey's ouster stuns washington." >> well get back to the fallout of what's happening but first looking at getting you out the
>> melissa mollet has the traffic. and sheena parveen and lauryn ricketts, with the warmup. >> it's warming up. >> very nice day yesterday. and light wind going to stay dry through the afternoon, fantastic this evening. but tomorrow is a little different. i think you'll want a light jacket before you head out. not as cold but still chilly. 51 in the district, 41, leesburg. winchest winchester, about 37 degrees. frederick, 43. so, chilly to start your day. the commute forecast, 70 this morning. sun glare around 50 degrees. 5:00 p.m., low 70s. still dry. tomorrow's commute, we'll see the approach of rain. could see a couple showers moving in early. most of that rain will be here through the late morning hours. let's take a look if you're heading to the nats game. good morning, lauryn. >> good morning, sheena. not too bad if you're headed to
nice. you know, we've taken -- really, as we have homefield advantage, temperatures at 60s. it's going to be adding more cloud cover as we get into this evening. but again, still nice, great night for a ball game. so, say nice day today as we go through the rest of the morning. again, as we head through the day, we are looking at temperatures into the low 70s. but we do have changes on the way. we do have some rain in the forecast. unfortunately, for your thursday and friday. you don't need the umbrella today. let's take a look at the commute with melissa mollet. >> good morning. 270 southbound at falls. we do have that problem there on the left, local lanes. it you're meeting there, the best idea right now. overall, delays are really not that bad. and the highway toe
chopper 4, top. beltway, at outer loop. nice light volume in the 6:00 hour. rest of the beltway looking quite good. don't have any big worries. 66 is fine. slow through manassas. same thing, as you're headed through woodbridge. we take a look at travel times coming up. >> melissa, thank you. let's get back to that top story, former fbi director james comey fired. >> news4's angie goff has what happened. >> the former director landed in d.c. just before 12 1:30 this morning. we know that. he was in los angeles to speak to fbi agents an an l.a. operations center. that's where he found out he no longer has a job. the operations center and the word of his firing hit the network at abou
that comey got an e-mail and phone call notifying him that he'd been let go. fbi department officials say that comey had no warning that this was going to happen. and that he was shocked. >> angie, thank you. 6:04. you can expect a lot of activity on capitol hill. >> we already know chuck schumer has instructed all democratic senators to be on the fleur in their seats at 9:30. schumer called for an independent counsel to take over the russia investigation. he suggested otherwise, quote, everyone will suspect a cover-up. >> president trump fired back on fwirt calling him, quote, crying chuck schumer. the president wrote a letter to comey notifying him of his firing saying he's not effectively lead.bureau. >> former director now comey in testimony to say what he knew. and to say it's
vast understatement. >> senator warner is leading the senate investigation into russia's interference in the election. >> now, with comey out, nbc news has learned that andrew mccabe is now the acting fbi director. mccabe was reebtsly t lrecently assistant agent in the d.c. office of the fbi. he was part of the investigation into the investigation of vincent gray. governor mcauliffe's political action committee made a sizable donation to the senate campaign of mccabe's wife. >> the coverage continues on the nbc washington app. there you can find a time line and see how local lawmakers are reacting. >> 6:05 to angie goff. breaking news. >> we were first at the bp gas station at the corner of 41st and alabama in southeast. so, the clerk here at this gas station said he made
with thieves used chains to do the damage there. rip an atm right out, tow is away in a dark colored pickup truck. by the way, this is the second time this has happened at a gas station. police on the scene won't know if the three thieves got away with cash this time. as we take a live look at the situation right now. when the store corner gowner ge they'll have a better picture based on the nature of the machine. by the way, erika gonzalez has been there all morning long. we'll get a first hand account of what happened in her live report coming up in ail half hour, aaron. this morning, d.c. police are investigating three shootings that have left six people injured and one person dead. it all happened within an hour. this is benning road and h street in southeast. the shooting happened before 10:00. three men were
black vehicle in a shooting that left three boys injured. it happened at a basketball court on franklin street and lincoln road southeast. and in southwest, d.c. police are offering a $25,000 reward in a shooting that left a 25-year-old man dead. please say demarcus thompson was shot near the corner of martin luther king boulevard and irvington street around 2:00 in the afternoon. thompson was discovered in the middle of the road from not far from the metropolitan police academy. police morning, police are looking for a former redskins player. there is a warrant out for clinton portis. police show back in january police in bethesda cited him for driving were you a suspendsed license. his license was spuspended in florida. portis was a contributor to redskins show time
just about eight minutes after the hour. two teams, one of the biggest nights. the wizards taking on the celtics the nationals and the capitals taking on the pittsburgh penguins. >> we're going to get total wizards and nationals in a moment. but first to justin finch live near verizon center where the countdown is on to game seven. a whole light of excitement, justin. >> reporter: hey there. good morning. happy wins day to you. the verizon center is outfitted for the playoff contenders here. we're talking about the wizards and the caps. if you don't have your tickets for the game, prepare to pay stubhub prices that range between $180 to more than $700. if that is too muchun
the capitals ice plex and join fans grabbing new gear to cheer on the caps tonight at 7:30. game six tied the series 3-3 rally over pittsburgh. it would push them past the penguins and one step closer to a stanley cup showdown. we could be hours away for a win that many fans have waited close to two decades to see. head coach said we're close but guess what it won't be easy. >> the penguins are going to come out with their best game and we have to, too. since i've been in washington, we had two game sevens. and we played very well in buffalo. i liked our games in both game sevens. so, i'm looking forward to it. it should be fun. >> reporter: and more good news. metro is calling off repairs except fori
so fans will have a mass transit option to get home after all the celebration. back to you. >> justin finch, live at the justin, thank you. we're not done. the wizards will face off against the celtics, a crucial game five here. the wizards looking to take the lead. and they need to win at least one of the remaining two games in boston in order to meet the eastern conference finals. >> and playing the way they're playing could be a problem. don't forget about our nationals. about an hour before that game, the nationals will take on the orioles in game three. last night they walked off the home field as winners of the beltway. look at that. in a 5-4 win. in the 12th inning. use the #winsday. in all of
beach season is right around the corner. this year, though, you don't need to spend your time in traffic. >> we have the routes to beat the beach rush. so useful, you won't want to share them with hours. good wednesday morning. i think you'll want a jacket again before you step outside. nice out there, 51 degrees. we have mostly sunny skies with increasing clouds ahead of rain for tomorrow. coming up in a bit, lauryn and i are back with the timing of that and what you can expect as we head out the week straight ahead. plus, speaking up after a pool party assault. a look at the injuries this woman suffered trying to break up a party. and it's teacher appreciation week here. a look at some of the educators you are thankful for.
going to be a beautiful day. that sun just came up about 15 minutes ago. we're going to continue to see the temperatures rise. low 70s today before rain on the way tomorrow. it could last through the first part of the weekend. sheena's got your forecast in just a few minutes. melissa. >> good morning, lauryn, taking a look at what's going on on 270. still problems on the main lanes at falls road. dhaumer 4, nice and career, eastbound, westbound, braddock road at union mill, crash there. the right side, still blocked by the crash there. aaron. >> melissa, thank you. 6:15, we're getting new information on the man accused of killing two doctors in boston. officials say bampumim
fac faced. and sentenced to 360 days in prison that's one day shy of what experts say would have triggered the verdict. we learned that he worked briefly as a conseeier at that building where the doctors were found dead. we now know what's going do happen to the teenager seen in this dramatic video in florida. we're told he turned himself in. he threw a 68-year-old woman to the ground and into the pool. the teenager is charged with battery and will be under house arrest for three weeks. the woman in the video said she's moving on. >> i feel for him. i feel for his mom. she's a mom also. i never would -- i feel for him, you know, there's nothing i can do. he did something wrong. >> the teen is 16 years old and was charged as a juvenile. he was upset. the woman was complaining about notification at that party. the teen will be aed
to school. his attorney said the teen is feeling very remorseful about what happened. well, after that intense scene at the ft. lauderdale airport, three people are facing charges this morning. and the pilots union is being told not to anymore. we showed you this video, tensions turning into an all-out brawl. hundreds of people taking spirit airlines were delayed for hours. then they started fighting with each other and the cops. a judge issued a restraining order against the airline pilot's association. as you may have heard, as you head to work, make sure you keep your eyes peeled for any extra bicyclists this morning. >> those bicyclists might be young kid
bike to school day. the district that gets the highest percentage of students to bike will get a gold trophy. a reminder for students to take part, if you want to find a safe route we have resources on the nbc washington app search for bike to school day. >> nod a bad day for it. >> not at all. >> sunday, we have the d.c. bike ride. we have that big event. the good news, we're watching rain for the weekend. but the good news, we'll be drying out for sunday. so that is all great. you can do something outside. the first half, everyone is still good. i'll show you that in a second. four things you need to know before you walk outside. i think you'll want a jacket. it's chilly. tomorrow morning, you'll want the umbrella before you head out. rainy saturday and the forecast. dry for sunday. the second half of the weekend, that's when you want to make your outdoor plans.
kwaunt quantico and if you're in winchester 40 degrees. and margo is available to adopt if you need a dog to walk. we're getting into the low 70s. so a nice afternoon. we're staying nice and dry. you will notice clouds increasing later today. this is future weather by 9:00 a.m., rain approaching. kind of spotty through the day. tomorrow evening, another area of rain moves through friday into friday evening. looks rainy. more steady. going into saturday morning. there's that area of low pressure right to the south of us moving offshore. we're still looking at showers could be left over. the good news, we'll be dry for sunday. 73 for the high and breezy. next week looking better. low 70s to upper 70s. let's take a look at the traffic on this wednesday
>> good morning. 95 north, after route 1, left plain blocked by vehicles. we're seeing a built of an extra delay. 270 southbound here. still have that problem there. the main lane on the right side of the roadway causing a slowdown here. taking a look here. 66 and 95. no big issues there. westbound 236 on the john marr drive. and right side blocked at union mill. we have that. beltway, inner loop, outer loop, no major issues. we want to mention we just got in blue line delays this morning. travel times, 270 south on time. big problems there, 66 okay. 95 northbound struggling because of a different issue there. quantico to the beltway is going to take you 33 minutes. remember to listen to
fm whether you hop in the car. this is wacky weather, summer is just around the corner. >> you can feel it. don't spend your precious vacation days sitting in traffic. up next, we'll get you around the beach routes. and so top secret, we can't reveal our source. a game changer next. coming up on "ellen" the newest spider-man make stopping by. how he received the role from an instagram post. >> ellen right here on nbc4. be sure to stick around for
>> announcer: you're watching "news4 today." take a live look right now over route 15 where traffic is moving as usual this morning. most of the cars are heading into d.c. but in a few weeks, it will be the opposite scene, as thousands head east for the beach. i hope to be one of them. none of us wants to spend our precious days, though, sitting stuck in traffic. >> that is where today's gridlock game-changer is. adam tuss shares short cut secrets to beating beach traffic. >> reporter: memorial day is right around the corner, you want to get to the beach, but you don't want to sit in the traffic what are the best beach short cuts? we have some for you. the funny thing about beach short cuts no one really wants to tell you. we managed to pry them away, twisting the arm of a local
st. clair. we'll call him joe. he knows great ways to beat bay bridge traffic. to protect his identity, he insisted to tell us his secrets behind this beach umbrella. >> everything backs up under the seven river bridge and five lanes and goes down to three that continue east and two that bail out. the idea is to bail before you get through the poole road area. all of these roads come back here. you can sidetrack the seven river traffic and get back on 50 to continue your route. >> reporter: he also said thursday is the new friday when it comes to bay bridge traffic. once across the bridge, check out this tip. this is a super secret one if 404 is jammed some say they'll go right at 13 at bridgeville. then take a left on route 20. take it all the way down to route 113. take that down to 26, that will get you to bethany beac
and have fun this summer. we will have more beach short cuts for you in our nbc washington app. just search beach short cuts. back to you. >> one of the things to bear in mind that summer is also really prime time for construction projects around here. apparently, there are plenty of projects scheduled to start in the next couple weeks. >> tomorrow morning, adam brings us four things to know about those projects that could add time to your commute. 6:26, looking for a new home. and now criminals are trying to scam you out of your dream house. still ahead, how they could end up with your cash before you get the keys. and new overnight, a convenience store hit by thieves for the second time this week. a lack at the wild way they escaped with the atm just ahead. and a beautiful sunrise out is there. it's going to be a beautiful day. temperatures around 50 degrees. we're headed into the 70s. sheena's going to let you know exactly whenyou have th at
fbi fallout, the director fired by the president. now, new details about this possible replacement and the names you've heard before. >> reporter: the store employee says two masked men came, wrapped chains around this atm. and then a third one hauled with a truck. whether or not they got away with any cash, that's left to be scene. i'm erika gonzalez. live in southeast with that story coming up. and it is going to be a busy night for fans in d.c. we'll show you the way to watch this trifecta of matchups. >> announcer: "news4 today" starts now. >> and how are we going to watch all of these games at once? those games may be out of the way, but they're already getting thousands of people talking online. as winsday, capitals, wizards and nationals fans hoping all the teams pull through. >> how many fingers can we cross? >> i know, right. good
>> and i'm aaron gilchrist. we want to get to the forecast, meteorologist sheena parveen, lauryn ricketts, and melissa mollet. >> let's start with, aaron, you're not wearing a red tie? >> it's in my tie. >> we barely see it. melissa is rocking the red. it's going to be a great day out there. just a beautiful day out there. >> it's going to be gorgeous today. dry, too. here's a live look at this sunrise. a little sun glare as you're getting in the car and getting ready to leave the house. before you do, here's what you need to wear, we have the temperatures around a light jacket this morning. sunglasses, it will be dry today. however, tomorrow, will you need an umbrella. rest of the area looking at mostly 41 degrees. manassas, if you're exercising, looks pretty good by noon. by 6:00
commute. good morning, melissa. >> good morning. southbound north capitol near harewood road. inner loop and outer loop of the beltway, no major issues right now. take a look here at 295 as you head inbound, that is slow there. just normal backup. 270 backup at falls on the left side of the roadway is how you get by that problem. mainland is where it is. 66 is okay. so is 95 this morning. taking a look, blue line delays to largo town center. we've been following all morning, fbi director james comey fired. >> president trump making that decision based on recommendations from the attorney general and his deputy who say comey's, quote, was mistaken during the clinton investigation about the e-mail investigation. a look at who can replace
big question everybody is talking about today. and the associated press has singled out at this point four names that could permanently replace comey. includes former new york city police commissioner ray kelly. he oversaw the department in the years following the 9/11 attacks. and new jersey governor chris christie. he's known president trump for years and a former united states attorney. and another name to watch out for, milwaukee county sheriff david clarke, they call him a wildcard in this. he's a stronger supporter of the president. finally south carolina congressman trey dowdy. in the meantime, andrew mccabe who was recently the assistant agent in charge of the d.c. field office for the fbi is serving as acting director. i'm angie goff in the newsroom. back to you. right now, d.c. police are back at a gas station in southeast washington for a second time in a week. >> thieves
money, but you're not going to believe how they planned to get it. news4's erika gonzalez is back live to explain it. >> reporter: three masked men, two of them on the scene, another one in a pickup truck. now police are waiting to see if they've got any surveillance video that might help them catch who's behind it. we're showing you the scene at the bp gas tags station at 41 s alabama. the employee who was here at the time didn't want to show him on camera and he said he looked one of them right in the eye and described to us how they caused all of this damage. >> they come in a big truck. and one of them was trying to come out -- come out and hook up the atm with the chains. and then they pulled the truck, and they broke it.
they didn't try to come inside, they didn't hurt me. >> reporter: yeah, fortunately, that man is okay. but if you come step inside here, he was telling us that just about a week ago, somebody else came through here and tried to throw rocks at this glass door, caused a little bit of damage you that can see here. some scuff marks. fortunately, they didn't break this glass and they weren't injured in that incident as well. all of this has happened within two weeks. again, police counting on surveillance video to help them track down who is behind it. live in southeast, i'm erika gonzalez. back to you. montgomery county police need help tracking down thieves, too. they stole laptops from an apple store. it happened in bethesda on march 28th. police just released these surveillance photos of the suspects. take a look. they say one man asked an employee about buying depu gi
for charity. police are looking at the possibility that the same men pulled similar scams in connecticut and new york. a big win for parents and prince george's county. according to the school system, milestone communications withdrew its proposal to build a cell phone tower at emerald roosevelt high school in green belt. it comes after the school complained to compete that it lacked transparency in the process. our county bureau chief tracee wilkins broke the news on twitter last night. the issue of the cell tower isn't limited to there. parents say the cell phone towers foes a health risk to children. when he's not driving ball out of the ballpark, he's asking to you drive safely. >> ryan zimmerman is taking part in a brand-new effort called
you can travel as far as a home run without looking at the road. and it's not worth someone's life. >> as far as this, he's asking you to talk to your teenagers about distracted driving. this is the extension of the program phones down which started in december. spring time is prime time for shopping for a new home. scammers hijacking the house hunt. and if you're heads out to nats parkway, it's not going to be that bad out there. temperatures falling into the 60s as we go into the evening sun going down after 8:00 p.m. but we have rain on the way. sheena and i are talking about it and also talking about that weekend forecast, mother's day this weekend. plus, being a working mom isn't easy. depending on where you live, it could be even tougher. the new study that has thest
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>> announcer: and now your storm team 4 forecast. well, it's going to be a beautiful day out there today. we do have clouds on the increase. but we are going to have some rain showers by the time we head into your thursday. and also for friday and saturday. current temperatures a little chilly when you walk out the door but we're warming into the 70s today. no rain today, but as i said, rain as we get to the end of the work week. we're going to time it out for you coming up in a few minutes. and taking a look at chopper over colesville road. that crash has got ton the shoulder so that is good. because we're seeing pretty good delays. you can see a little extra as you're approaching colesville
270 southbound at falls, still the crash. taking up one lane on the southbound lanes. we'll take a look at travel time coming up. you know that being a working mom is extremely challenging, but it's more difficult in some states than others. wallet hub has states and d.c., based on child care and opportunities and work/life balance. they found vermont is the best place to be a working mom. alabama in the last place. here in our region, d.c. at 15th. virginia next at firs21st. and maryland 30th. james comey fired. lawmakers aren't taking time taking action here. new details about the emergency meeting on capitol hill in just a few hours. caps versus penguins,
>> he is the former director now. take a look at the "the new york times" which reads "trump fires comey amid russia inquiry." >> if you pick up "usa today" you'll see this, comey's oufste stuns washington. we're likely to see things get started around 9:30. that's when senate minority leader chuck schumer has instructed all democrats to be on the floor in their seats to listen to what mitch mcconnell will have to say about comey's firing. >> we know that comey's plane landed in d.c. from los angeles at 1:30 this morning. he was in los angeles to speak to agents. that's where he learned he'd been fired. joining us is nbc news mark murray, thanks for joining us. >> good morning. >> president trump essentially fired the person
investigating the potential russian ties. what's the timing of it? what do you make of it? >> what i make of it, i've seen political daattacks, shocking developments. the closest parallel president richard nixon ended up firing a special prosecutor looking into watergate. there are some similarities some differences with that. yet, to have someone get fired who is leading the investigation into you is a stunning development. you know, james comey had his attracters both democrats and republicans but there was a sense, well when they're leading an investigation into the russian interference in the 2016 campaign. and possible ties to the trump campaign itself, people thought, well, he's going to continue to investigate this. so, it sends a shock to everyone. and now we have to pick up the pieces. >> so, the white house said this is based on recommendations from the attorney general in relation to clinton e-mails. the incident, the way that rolled out.
explanation? >> i really don't buy it. on a long list of grievances coming from the 2016 campaign. one actually from democrats championing back in july in 2016 that comey shouldn't have interfered. what he did was improper. there are a lot of democrats and republicans who agree with that assessment. and in trump's james comey assureded me in private that i'm not being investigated. that to me, signals this is more about russia than what happened to hillary clinton. >> thank you, mark. >> our coverage of comey's firing continues in the nbc washington app. there you'll find the time line to see how local lawmakers are reacting. and a programming note as well, nbc's lester holt will sit down with president trump tomorrow. you can watch that interview thursday night on "nightly news". a new name will be added to the police
arlington county, corporal harvey snook will be first to be added. snook died from cancer last year. his diagnosis was tied to his rescue work at the pentagon in 9/11. after the attack, snook spent a week collecting said and remains at the site. he skerved on arlington's polic force for 27 years. tonight is one of the biggest nights in d.c. sports we've had in a long time. the nationals playing at orioles, game three. wizards in boston to take on the celtics in game five. and the capitals favori s facin against the pittsburgh penguins. we want to see how you're pumped up for tonight's game. using the hash tag winsday. >> it's so stressful, i can't handle it. we'll get to that, but first, we need to
finch at the verizon center. justin, so much excitement. >> reporter: hey there, eun, we could be in for a wave of fan fever. we won't know the effect until several hours here when we could see a game seven win here at the verizon center. time to get your new gear and join fans at the capitals ice plex for the home team. after game six each in conference semifinals tied 3-3. after the caps turned the tables overwhelming the penguins with a 5-2 win. now the capitals are back on home ice for a closeout win. and closer than we've been in years to bringing that stanley cup home. watch for high hopes for a big win later today. back to you. >> justin finch, thank you. tonight in boston, wizards going to face off against the celtics in that game five. the wizards
series here to reach the eastern conference finals. about an hour before that game, the nationals will take on the royals in nats park at game three. winners at the beltway, a 5-4 bin. so good. once again be sure to use the #winsday in all of your social media posts. >> that's right. across the board. of course, you rock the red, too. >> that's what we're doing, melissa mollet has the traffic. good morning. >> good morning. chopper 4 over the outer loop here at colesville road. right side of the roadway where you can see have that crash on the shoulder. it's a little slower than normal on top. beltway. because of that accident, about a four-mile backup total. not only because of that crash. that's the total backup. rest of the beltway looks okay. 270th
earlier crash on the right side of the road. 66 is okay overall. prince george's county, no problems in to town and out of town. up top on the beltway. remember, blue line delays to largo town center. taking a look at travel times, 270 still slow recovering from germantown to the spur. and colesville, 66 inbound and 95. just the slowdowns on the map. remember to list ton wtop 102.5 fm when you hop in the car code. you may want a light jacket before you walk outside. your wednesday morning outlook. morning commute. a little sun glare through the area. bust stop, you'll want jackets for the kids. and it's going to be warming up later today. evening still nice and dry. but you will notice the clouds increasing. currently frederick is at 43.
manassas at 40 degrees right now. this is the rain we're watching for tomorrow. today will stay dry. but that rain is going to dive down tomorrow. and that will be giving most of the area some showers. future weather for tomorrow morning, we can already see the approach of rain, tomorrow evening. still looking at a rainy afternoon and evening commute. and then for friday dlshgs you see more rain across the area, leading into saturday morning. but at least, the good news is, the second half of the weekend looks pretty good. for details on that, let's go to lauryn ricketts. >> good morning, sheena. unfortunately, we do have rain once again for saturday. we had rain last saturday and it was a little chilly. well, the same deal this saturday. temperatures around 60 degrees and breezy side with scattered showers. now, as we get into sunday which is mother's day, we'll remind everybody of that, and temperatures are back into the low 70s and breezy side. we could eventually play the phillies.
weather, sunday looking good. breezy, a great day to take your mother to brunch. sheena. >> yes, it will be, lauryn. again, we are watching rain over the next few days. we do dry out, though. next week, we're back on a pretty steady pattern. temperatures starting out in the low 70s. and 80 degrees by the middle to end of next week. >> sheena, thank you. spring is house hunting season, some would say. would-be buyers search their phones looking for prices and new homes. >> as scott mcfarland shows some are being hijacked. >> reporter: a new home is your biggest investment. 90% do so on offense and tacts. our review of local indications show crooks are capitalizing on t
listed homes for sale. they good all of the details for the listings of those hopes, they post it on our websites and change the contact numbers to their e-mails and phone numbers. they do business on the phone and ask for money up front. carla said she almost bit on this type of scheme? >> it looks like a nice property from the picture, but the rent was very low. so, i thought i would go ahead and give it a shot. just reach out to them. and see, you never know why a rental property might be listed at a lower rate. >> reporter: coming up tonight at news4 at 11:00, the news4 investigation including the four red flags you should look for to avoid falling for this scheme. scott mcfar lane. the fbi director james comey fired by president trump.
latest next. like something out of a movie, around 3:00 this morning, three thieves tried to steal an atm outside the bp gas station on alabama avenue in southeast d.c. theizati station worker said th hooked up chains to a truck. it's bike to school day here across the country. make sure you watch out for young bicyclists who may head to class. if you want to find a safe route, head to the nbc washington app. grab your gear. you'll need it tonight. wizards are in boston to take on the celtics. and news4 justin finch has been feeting on same seven of the playoff where is the caps are going to take on the pittsburgh penguins. >> we have to win, we have to, we have to. chopper 4 showing backups
>> today looks pretty good as well. temperatures in the low 70s. we're going to have a few more clouds. scattered showers, sunday, mother's day going to be breezy with temperatures back in the low 70s. >> lauryn, thank you. that is the broadcast. appreciate you waking up with us. >> "today" show is next. we'll see you in 25 minutes for weather, traffic and any breaking news. until then, enjoy your day. >> make it a great wins-day, everybody!
good morning. first the firing, now the fallout. democrats and some republicans outraged after president trump suddenly cans fbi director james comey. >> are people going to suspect cover-up? absolutely. >> it came as a surprise to me. >> the white house pointing to com comey's handling of the hillary clinton e-mail investigation, something that the president once praised. >> what he did, he brought back his reputation. >> but was it really over the investigation of the trump campaign's ties to russia? moment of panic. a tunnel collapses, sending workers scrambling at the nation's largest and most