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"news 4 today" starts now. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. if it's not here for you, the long holiday weekend is hours away. look at this beautiful scene. isn't that so pretty? >> it is. >> the weather will be really nice today. >> a lot nicer than yesterday for sure. we saw major flooding as a result of the rain. take a look here. stream overflowed in brookville, maryland, trapping an suv. >> you're probably thinking more about this kind of water. if you are beach bound this weekend, isn't that just so pretty. we're going to check in with megan mcgrath in north beach in just a bit. we're looking to get you through the traffic. maine slays mollet has the traffic. >> chuck bell is outside on the storm team 4 weather deck with a look at our forecast. we like you now, chuck. >> oh, good. >> you've done well nkts we always like you. >> you guys have been sneering at me all week long. >> no. no. no. >> i'm glad
good graces. ze.utiful morning out. br winds will increase a little bit more once we get the sun farther up into the sky. there are one or two lonesome showers. there's one right on top of gaithersburg right there. so, indeed, one lonesome shower right along 270. it isn't adding up to too much. it is moving down to the southeast. if you're wondering about the big event going on this weekend, rolling thunder is sunday morning. they start in the pentagon north parking lot and temperatures in the 60 60s. not much of a severe weather threat sunday but tomorrow, saturday afternoon, there will be a chance for severe weather. more about that coming up in a few minutes as well as the baseball forecast. nats are at home tonight. that's all coming up. for now, let's go over to melissa mollet and see if there are any major slowdowns yet? >> right now looking quite good. you have to leave really early today or wait until later today. after dinnere
you don't want to get traffic. if you don't want traffic, that's okay. chopper 4 over the bay bridge, look at that. beautiful sight here that will affect things on 50. that's the way you go. 10:00 the gates open at 6:30. outer loop at branch avenue, debriggs reported in the left lane. glebe, look at this. that is a tree blocking the right two lanes. keep checking on that bay bridge. >> thank you, melissa. we can't say it enough. look at your screen right now or check the nbc washington app. these are the times you might want to hit the road if you want to avoid traffic today. >> that means go before 10:00, especially if you're taking the chesapeake bridge. no matter where you'll be this weekend, here or at the shore, authorities want to remind you to stay alert.
threat to our area right now. homeland security says you should stay vigilant given the timing and the crowd. you should expect to see stepped up security out of an abundance of caution. >> if you see something, say something. that's what we've been told. be aware of places that could be soft targets like concerts and transit hubs. part of this is the attack that happened in manchester, england. want to show you some live pictures from there right now where you can see memorials have been put in place, flowers and balloons adorning the place. a reporter getting ready for a report. more rain overnight in manchester, england, as they are hunting down members of a terror cell. 22 people killed. so far 10 people have been arrested including two of the bomber's brothers and their father. the bomber's sister told "the wall street journal" that he wanted revenge for the u.s. bombing in syria. secretary of state rex tillerson will be in london paying
meanwhile, the u.k. and u.s. sharing intelligence about the attack. leaders angrily stopped exchanging information earlier this week after details appeared in american news media reports. a time when many families are gathering to celebrate graduation. one local family will meet today to remember the life of army lieutenant richard collins iii. the bowie state student was days away from graduating when police say he was killed in an unprovoked attack at the university of maryland. news 4's justin finch is live in upper marlboro now where his loved ones will say their final good-bye. justin? >> reporter: eun, good morning. first -- rather, preparations are underway at first baptist church. large crowds are expected to pay tribute to the life of richard collins iii. collins just 23 years old was stabbed on the campus of the university of maryland college park. a maryland student is now i
custody. the fbi working to see if it qualifies as a hate crime or not. collins was set to graduate bowie state university on tuesday. his family accepted his degree in his place. an rotc graduate he was commissioned to army lieutenant just on thursday. in the wake of his death the university of maryland has rolled out an anti-hate crime rapid response team and increase education on annual hate-bias reporting. improved policies at athletic venues and a task force and remembering collins, his professors said he was a young man of great potential. >> richard definitely had character. he was trustworthy and he always loved to help others so that's -- i guess that's one of those things that don't always stand out
there's an ts character. >> i'm justin finch, back in to you. d.c. rapper london dior already laid to rest today as well. the young rising musician was killed in a crash along suitland parkway. her grandmother tells news 4 she was on her way home after a recording session. her funeral starts at 10:00 at the way of the cross church in capital heights. her first name was dash shah red. she was one of three people killed in that crash. let's go to molette green at the live desk this morning. she has results from the election in montana we've been talking about. >> reporter: that's right. greg gianforte won the only congressional seat for montana. he was charged with assaulting a reporter. an apology was part of the victory speech right after the win.
>> i have a statement. i took an action that i can't take back and i'm not proud of what happened. i should not have responded in the way i did and for that i'm sorry. >> you're forgiven. >> we love you. >> the mon tan that republican beat the democrat in the special election 50 to 44% at midnight and most of those votes were cast via mail-in ballot before he was charged on election day gianforte stayed mostly out of site avoiding questions about reportedly body slamming the reporter. he's due in court in june. >> 6:07. right now the white house is responding to this video that everybody's been talking about. it appears to show president trump pushing aside the prime minister of montenegro so he could move to the front of the group. it happened as the leaders were getting
picture at the alliance's headquarters at brussels. the president was just moving to his assigned place. today president trump is on the final leg of his first over seas trip. short time ago he arrived for the g-7 summit in sicily where he meets with heads of other major economic powers. coming up, we'll tell you how the fbi investigation back here at home is reaching the trump family circle. no license, no problem. that was what dozens, possibly hundreds of people thought when they lined up to sell their blood to a man in southwest washington. but it wasn't okay with police. they say ko nguyen did not have a license to operate his make shift blood bank and that's illegal. our cameras were rolling when nguyen left his first court hearing yesterday. he's accused of setting up shop in an
samples. tracking down missing kids using new technology. how experts are making advancements in order to bring them home, plus the app every parent can use in case of emergency. and good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. mostly cloudy across the region right now. if you look real hard on your screen you can see little shafts of rain coming down there. it's real. here's where it's raining right now. a couple of sprinkles headed down towards the wheaton area. what about rain chances over the weekend? that forecast coming up. look at the great picture
outside this weekend up to and including the strawberry festival in virgin yeah if you like fresh strawberries, that's the way to go. there will be a chance of thunderstorms both days but severe thunderstorm threat saturday afternoon. that's the time frame to watch carefully. use your nbc washington app. ten day forecast coming up. right now taking a look at the roads. looking quite good here on the chesapeake bay bridge. chopper 4 showing us nice, light volume outbound. inbounds no problem. no complaints. remember, naval academy graduation. gates open at 6:30. graduation at 10:00. that could impact anybody headed outbound on 50 this morning. extra time will be as early as you can or late. travel times coming up. melissa, thank you. 6:13 right now. we have new information about
broke this news for you on news 4 yesterday. a man was killed in this fiery crash after a police chase. officers rescued two children, a woman who escaped by jumping from that rv is in critical condition right now. police say the woman inside texted 911 and told them she was kidnapped. the cops spiked the rv's wheels to slow it down. a new law is now on the books in maryland that aims to keep domestic violence survivors alive. maryland governor larry hogan signed amber's law yesterday. the bill is named for amber chenault who was killed by her ex-boyfriend in 2012 despite having a protective order against him. they want to order domestic violence suspects to wear a gps monitoring device that warns victims. a sad day for working families and children of maryland. that's whari
county said about the governor's veto of the earned sick leave legislation. that bill would have required employers with more than 15 workers to allow them to earn paid sick leave. governor hogan called it a job killing bill and he supported a different bill that relied on tax incentives to coax employers into offering sick leave benefits. the unofficial start to summer is here. >> memorial day weekend. many of you will be heading to the beaches to kick off the holiday. this morning we're heading an hour from d.c. to north beach, maryland. that's where news 4's megan mcgrath is. >> she has a look at what kinds of things you and your family will find on the beach other than sand and water, of course. megan, good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning, guys. yeah, you don't have to cross the chesapeake bay bridge in order to get a little bit of beach activity. north beach. take a look behind me here. this is the public pier which goes way out there. has an expanded part a
where they have gorgeous chesapeake bay. the sun came up a while ago. a beautiful location. of course, the beach here. now along bay avenue there's also a boardwalk. take a look. now that's the shopping district here in north beach. there's a great wine shop, light house market and signs. there are wind spinners they put out front. there is an interesting marked called chesapeake's bounty. all. produce, seafood, meat is locally sourced from farms and water man in the chesapeake bay region. you see the photos of the people who make what's being sold. it's been a fun adventure i would say finding and seeking out all of these different people that are doing these really interesting things that maybe were only selling at a farmer's market or two. then they found us or we found them. now we're featuringir
locations. and there are also some really good restaurants here in town. the westlawn inn, they have live jazz and fine dining. that's worth making the trip. if you want something more casual, there's also sweet sue's. you can grab a cappuccino, home mate muffin. real relaxed feel. many people come here when they open at 7:30 and grab a coffee and walk along the boardwalk. we're seeing people walking around, joggers, walking on the bored walk, the pier, and taking a look at all of these beautiful views, sunrise is really something to see. back to you guys. >> it is a gorgeous scene out there. megan mcgrath. thank you. 6:17. other live pictures from chopper 4 over the naval academy in annapolis right now. it is graduation day as melissa mentioned. people can get inside as
>> that means mayor to the bay . heading that way, graduation starts at 10:00. they're leaving already, they need to get in place. >> i know. >> when they say 10:00, they mean it. >> i mean, not a minute after. >> i was at a wedding at the naval academy chapel. wedding season out there. every hour on the hour a different wedding? >> yeah. >> they mean it. 45 minutes after the hour your wedding party is done. >> bye-bye. >> say your i dos and hit the road. outside yesterday, we had a couple of hours of beautiful sunshine. dog and i went out running yesterday. our running course took us up by the u.s. marine corps is. what a great day to be outside yesterday at least during the afternoon. today it will be a much better outdoor weather day for sure. 60 degrees with a light breeze out of the southwest. that will turn to the northwest for the remainder of the day. gusty aim
winds up near 30 miles per hour at times. no heavy rain out there yet. the sprinkle in aspen hill is already gone. out here onto the top side of the beltway. georgia avenue, silver spring, college park. stray drop or two. headed out towards the beach and eastern shores. they're very low but not quite zero. during the course of the afternoon one or two hit-and-miss showers may graze your neighborhood. no severe showers today. tomorrow is a different story. today lots and lots and lots of sunshine with a stray shower, little breezy. highs today, mid to upper 70s. 60% chance of thunderstorms tomorrow and especially 3 to 7:00 p.m. saturday be weather ready. some of those strong storms are a possibility. sunday and monday, no severe weather threat but a couple of showers may dampen your spirits temporarily. let's go over to melissa mollet
>> never, ever, ever. all of this rain. chesapeake bay bridge looking good headed outbound. in bound okay. no major issues. as we've been saying and showing you the gates are opening here in ten minutes. expect volume on 50. heading outbound to the bay bridge, that graduation is at 10:00 a.m. that will add to the slowdowns. southbound 395 at glebe, still have the tree blocking the right side of the roadway. northbound, new crash on the right side at duke street. taking a look at the beltway, no major problems. westbound 7 at the toll road. right side is blocked for a vehicle fire. as far as travel times, take a look. no issues there. anybody headed out of town, just fine. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 f.m. when you hop in your car. >> tha y
>> there it is. rolling thunder right there. thousands of motorcyclists spending memorial day weekend in our backyard. still ahead, the cause they're biking into town for and the road closures you need to know about. first, the ultimate balancing act. today's super kid is an honors student and a genius with olympic dreams. du'll intro
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as lieutenant governor, dr. northam is fighting to expand access to affordable healthcare. ralph northam believes in making progress every day. and he won't let donald trump stop us. you're watching "news 4 today." the national center for missing and exploited children is changing the way they track down missing kids and they're taking a different tactic to prevent disappearances in the first place. for example, children are often harmed by people they know making stranger danger still important but less of a priority. there are also videos to educate families about the dangers online. if your child ever goes missing or you know one who does, you can use the center's safety central app. it lets you send photos, fingerprts
we have more information in the nbc washington app. this month news 4 is bringing you the stories of talented kids from our area. this week's super kid is a gaithersburg gymnast who knows a thing or two about dedication. >> j.j.ige is 13 years old but she spends 32 hours a week at the gym. i mean, she has to do homework and everything else. she recently competed at the junior olympics in indiana. news 4's aimee cho has her story. >> reporter: practice before school, practice after school, practice on the weekends. life as a level 10 gymnast is one big balancing act. >> i stay up really late doing homework and get up early doing practice. i learn every day i might learn something new. when i'm tumbling i go high and feel like i'm flying. >> reporter: she started gymnastics when she was 6. while her skills have jumped over the years, one thing that's stayed the same is the smile on her face. >> yes, i have lots of energy. i like
think stayingele>> rorter: her is bars. she's got a good grip on all of this. >> i see four inches and then everything below that and i know i can land on it and that's cool. >> reporter: j.j. competes all around the country and she has high hopes for the future. >> i really want to go to the olympics because it gets your name out there and it seems like so much fun. i like being the person that people watch. >> reporter: this super kid puts on quite the show. in gaithersburg, aimee cho, news 4. a teen banned from graduation because she's having a baby. her story has been going viral all weekend. now we are hearing from her. tributes to the fallen set up this memorial day weekend. how our nation's heroes will be honored
place. till exist over the holiday weekend. forecast coming right up. >> reporter: a charming beach town without having to cross the bay bridge. i'm live all morning in north beach. "news 4 today" starts now. it is 6:30 and here is a live look as we head into the holiday weekend. whether you're up early for work, to head to the beach or wherever, we're working for you. some people like to go to the mountains. >> i'm sad i'm not going to the beach. all of this talk going to the beach, it is going to be a much dryer day this time than yesterday. we could still see some showers this weekend. keep it right here. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. let's take a look at the forecast with a beautiful day.
combined. yes, indeed. northbound here. >> you're right on the montgomery/howard county line. going southeast bound. a few sprinkles along i-95 between the beltways. a hit and miss five-minute long shower. temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s now. mid to upper 70s today. lots of sunshine. thunderstorm chances come back tomorrow. more about that coming up in a few minutes. good morning, melissa.
melissa, thank you. 6:32. top stories. following a candidate charged with assaulting a reporter. greg gianforte defeated his democrat opponent. he grabbed a reporter from "the guardian" newspaper and slammed him to the ground. we will be joined live from montana in a few minutes to talk about what comes next. a beloved bowie state student is being remembered today as his family and friends come together to
army lieutenant will be laid to rest. police say the bowie state university student was killed in an unprovoked attack yesterday at the university of maryland. news 4's justin finch will explain the legacy collins leaves behind at 6:45. right now president trump is on the final leg of his first over seas trip. he is at the g-7 summit in sicily. he meets with the head of other powers. meanwhile, back here at home the fbi investigation into the trump campaign and russia has hit the trump family circle. molette green has the story. >> reporter: son-in-law and senior adviser jared kushner is under scrutiny. they believe he has significant information related to the russia investigation, but multiple officials say that does not mean they suspect
crime. they're reporting that investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by kushner. they happened with a russian ambassador and banker. congressional aides say they'd like to contact kushner. in a statement kushner's lawyer says he's willing to discuss those meetings with congress. back to you now. >> molette, thank you. 6:34. metro riders will soon have to pay a little more and adjust their schedules. metro will enforce fare hikes and service cuts starting on june 25th. take a look at some of the changes here. on the rails week night service will end at 11:30 p.m. friday and saturday services will go until 1:00 a.m. on sunday the system will not open until 8:00 a.m. and close at 11:00 a.m. when it comes to fares, you'll be paying 10 to 25 cents more depending when you take your trip. 6:34 right now. they're here to call attention to service members who are missing in action and who are priser
thunder freedom ride is this weekend. you are going to hear that sound a lot. >> the rolling thunder ride for freedom is on sunday. you can the story is avoid the national mall and arlington memorial bridge. she's been banned from her graduation. now she's speaking up. coming up, hear from the teen who says she's being punished for getting pregnant. we are tracking roads on this busy travel weekend. live look at the bay bridge. coming up, we'll tell you t he
republican leaders are to affordable health care. i'm tom perriello and in congress i voted for obamacare because it was wrong that a million virginians weren't covered while insurance companies held all the power. now i'm running for governor because it's wrong that most virginia incomes haven't gone up in 20 years. together, we can stop donald trump, raise wages and build an economy that works for everyone. and we'll make sure this never happens in virginia.
be a chance of rain each day at the coast line. the best likelihood or the highest likelihood of getting rained on will be saturday. some of those storms down at the coast line could be on the strong side saturday afternoon. sunday and monday, no more than hit and miss shower chances. water chances only 32. rolling thunder sunday morning in washington. cloudy skies. 68 degrees at 8:00. there could be showers during the course of the demonstration right on into the national mall. if you're participating or going to be like many, going to be a spectator, you may just want to have your umbrella with you. our ten day forecast coming up. good morning, melissa. >> good morning. sometime soon here. chopper 4 over the bay bridge, and we look good headed out of town right now. no big issues. one situation to remember, of course, naval academy graduation at 10:00 today. so leave as early as you can. leave as late as you can if you're leaving today and save yourself the headache. 270 southbound local lanes at
vehicle. see some slowdowns in the local lane. volume nice and light on 270. no major impact now. aaron? >> 6:40 right now. following a story of an 18-year-old in hagerstown who was banned from walking in her high school graduation because she's pregnant. >> this morning for the first time we're hearing from maddie runkle. >> how important is walking at graduation to you? >> it's important to me because that is everything i worked so hard for and that's a night to acknowledge it. and i go to a really small christian school. there's 15 kids in my class so graduation is a very big deal. i will be the only one there not to celebrate it with my friends. >> her school heritage academy said the school emphasizes abstinence and she violated the school pledge. you can watch the entire interview coming up on the "today" show. college student killed days before his graduation. still ahead, how the man with dreams of serving our country will be honored this
asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight. i saw what those weapons can do as an army doctor during the gulf war. now, i'm listening carefully to donald trump, and i think he's a narcissistic maniac. whatever you call him, we're not letting him bring his hate into virginia. very customizable. you can choose the back, you can choose the arm, you can choose the leg. we couldn't be any happier.
and apology. he was charged with assaulting a reporter as he ran for congress. hear what he had to say for himself before he heads here to washington. enjoy the sunshine today. a risk of severe storms comes back in over the weekend. i'll let you know when coming right up. going down to the shore without crossing the bay bridge. we'll tell you all about the beach town that's just an hour from d.c. i'm molette green at the live desk with breaking news out of egypt. gunmen attack a bus carrying christians. here's what we've just learned. at least 23 dead, more than two dozen injured. we are working to get video from the scene. this happened south of cairo while they were traveling to a monaste monastery. no claim of responsibility. aaron? >> all right, molette. thank you. also breaking this morning, greg gianforte is joining congress. this is the man just charged f
night. nbc's garrett hake is live in boseman, montana, where people are waking up to the news. garrett, good morning. >> reporter: early last night, you missed what's going to be the weirdest political story after 2017 after we saw 2016 taking the cake. greg gianforte the republican candidate who had been favored to win this seat until he was accused of assaulting a reporter a day and a half ago did, indeed, manage to hold on and claim montana's only congressional seat for the republican party last night. the race was closer than a lot of people expected. it sounds like it's going to be about 7% when all the votes were counted. last night at the victory party we heard something we don't typically hear, a little bit of contrition and apology. take a listen. >> last night i learned a
i need to share something from my heart here, and i just ask you to bear with me. and when you make a mistake, you have to own up to it. that's the montana way. >> reporter: that doesn't quite make gianforte's political problems go away. before he is seated in congress, the earliest that can happen is june 6th, he has to go to a court date sometime between now and june 7th. guys, back to you in d.c. >> garrett haake, live for us in boseman. thank you. look for more coming up on the "today" show. right now president trump is on the final leg of his first overseas trip. he's at the g-7 summit in sicily where he'll meet with heads of other major economic powers. this morning everyone is still talking about this video though. it appears president trump pushed aside the prime minister of montenegro so he could move to the front of the group. this happened as the leaders were getting ready to being
headquarters in brussels yesterday. a white house official said the president was moving to his assigned space. he shrugged it off and said it was a harmless situation. police hunt down members of a terror cell responsible for monday's bombing. 22 people killed. so far ten people have been arrested including the bomber's father and two of his brothers. the bomber's sister told "the wall street journal" that he wanted revenge for the u.s. bombing in syria. secretary of state rex tillerson will be in london today paying tribute to the victims. meanwhile, the u.k. and the u.s. are once again sharing intelligence about the attack. leaders in the u.k. stopped exchanging information earlier this week after details appeared in american media. 6:48 right now. bowie state university student and army lieutenant richard collins iii was days away from graduating when police say
attack. during a time when many families are gathering to celebrate graduation, collins is gathering to say their final good-bye. news 4's justin finch is live in upper marlboro. justin? >> reporter: aaron, over the past week we have seen vigils and today a final farewell. a tribute to the life of richard collins iii. over at bowie state university we also saw mourning as well. vigils held in his honor there. students carrying candles and balloons mourning collins who was just 23 years old and days away from graduating before he was killed. he was also an rotc graduate. he was just 23 years old when he was stabbed on the campus of the university of maryland college park. college park student in custody in that case. though the attack was first called unprovoked, the fbi's looking into whether or not this qualifies as a hate crime.
that campus university of maryland tears are being shared, also very swift reaction as well. anti-hate action plan. hate-bias rapid response team, increased education, hate-bias incident reporting team and also improved policies in athletic venues and a heighate-bias safe campus. the first baptist church will hold the service for collins also at 1:30 the pray at the pump movement will hold a prayer vigil for collins outside the white house. back in to you. >> justin finch live for us in upper marlboro, thanks. 6:50. right now hundreds of thousands of flags are honoring the soldiers buried at arlington national cemetery. the oldest active duty infantry in the army, the old guard, put them there in honor of memorial day. they do this every year. >> many of you will spend the
monuments. we know many otown. take a look at the traffic, what it's like on the bay bridge. not much now. this will pick up, my friends. if you want to have a speedy trip, you'll have to leave in the next few hours before 10:00. tomorrow you'll have to leave earlier than that. let's take a look at the roads with the emmy nominated melissa mollet. >> yeah, melissa. >> i got a nice text from aaron saying, you were nominated, i said, what? >> that's not what you said. >> headed out of town. thank you for that. i'm going to get you back. light volume as aaron and ooub said, you have to leave early or late if you're headed out sometime today. naval academy graduation at 10:00 a.m., you may feel some of that traffic headed outbound on 50 towards the bridge. southbound 270 at shady grove road, not bad. we s
vehicle in the local39t glebe h two right lanes blocked. northbound at 295, crash on the right shoulder. right side blocked with a vehicle fire. beltway looking quite good. travel times, no problem, into town or out of town. eastbound 50 before fairfax county parkway. hi, chuck. >> good morning, melissa. good morning, everybody. beautiful view outside from our tower camera. picked up another 3/4 of an inch of rain. we put a pretty good dent into our year to day. may rainfall almost 2 inches above average. this is the first month in a full year with above average rainfall. last time we had an above average rainfall month was last may. from june 1st to the end of april, washington was ten inches behind. this rainy may is doing a lot of good for the rape table. mostly the 50s in the shenandoah valley. 61 by the bay in annapoli
forecasted high today 77 degrees. lots of sunshine. a gusty northwest wind, 20 to 30 miles an hour. very slight chance of a short lived shower or two. by the time you get down to the nats and padres game tonight at 7:05, perfect night for baseball. dry and cool outside. we will have another chance for rain coming our way. slight chance today. howard and northern an arundle county. another chance later on today. future weather tries to carry that little hint of a rain chance during the middle parts of the afternoon. no big deal there. tomorrow keep a weather eye to the sky. nbc washington app ready to go. 60% of thunderstorms tomorrow. some of those, unfortunately, are likely to be on the strong to severe side. stay weather aware as you plan out your day tomorrow. sunday and monday hitting the shower chances. no total washout. finally dry weather returns on tuesday. >> chuck, thank you. all right. let's head back to the beach this morning. if you'r
that doesn't include crossing the bay bridge, you can try north beach. >> that is where we find news 4's megan mcgrath right now. you'll find the hidden treasures in the small beach town. hey, megan. >> reporter: hey. yeah. just hanging out on the beach with a lot of my friends, my feathered friends. a lot of ducks and geese out here this morning. many people, they come here for the beach. they visit north beach to lay on the sand, to take in this beautiful view, but there is so much to do here. free events pretty much every week end during the summer. take a look at the video. this is the friday night farmer's market. one of the most popular' events here in town. more than just produce, artisans, classic car ride in, you name it. lots to do. check the town website. movies on the beach. you can catch theater with the twin beach players. you name it. >> megan mcgrath live for us in north beach, ma
area beaches you can visit without having to worry about crossing the bridge. you can find information in our nbc washington facebook page. it is 6:55. here are 4 things to know before you head out the door this morning. homeland security is warning people to be vigilant this memorial day weekend because of the timing and the crowds we're expecting, there will be extra security around town. there is no evidence of a specific threat or credible threat in our area right now. army lieutenant richard collins iii is being remembered as an officer of character. collins will be laid to rest today as 23 years old. police say he was killed last saturday. follow justin finch on news 4 for more. jared kushner is under fbi scrutiny. they believe he has significant information related to the russia investigation. the "today" show will have more on this story coming up. and the candidate charged with body slamming a reporter is coming to congress. greg
watch the "today" show for that. he will be in court for the assault charge in june. looking quite good right now. chopper 4 over the bay bridge. a pretty picture for us this morning. remember if you're headed out of town, really no matter where you're going this weekend, to the beach or not, got to do it early or do it late. same thing coming back, return early or late to avoid the extra spot. a great picture of a full circle rainbow over the bay. i already retweeted it out. it is worth a look. no more than an isolated little shower today. strong thunderstorms possible tomorrow. 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. keep that in mind. the minute you hear thunder roar, that is your sign to go indoo indoors. >> chuck, thank you. 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 weathe traffic, breaking news. enjoy your day and your weekend. >> make it a
good morning. breaking overnight. the montana congressional candidate charged with assaulting a reporter wins the election. republican gregg gene forte addressing it head on in his speech. >> i should not have responded the way i did and for that i'm sorry. under scrutiny, president trump's son-in-law, jared kushner now part of the russiaing investigation. why they think he may have significant information in that case. as the president himself causes a stir as he takes his place next to other world leaders. air scares. you've seen the videos. passenger dragged