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emerging about the suspect. also, first at 4:00, we're tracking some rain, how long it will stick around this afternoon and when summer-like weather will make a comeback. we'll get to those stories in a moment. i'm pat lawson muse. >> and i'm chris lawrence. we're going to start at the live desk. first at 4:00, carnage at a workplace in orlando. this morning, an angry former employee came back to his job site armed with a gun and a knife. he killed five workers and then killed himself. >> in terms of his total motive for shooting the specific individuals involved, we have information that at least one of them he had a negative relationship with, but he was certainly singling out the individuals that he shot. >> seven people survived the shooting at a
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awnings for recreational vehicles. the man was fired in april and had been accused of assaulting a co-worker. john neuman jr is the shooter, he's also an army veteran. >> unfortunately, we've seen this play itself out in our computer and in other communities across the nation. and it is incumbent upon all of us not to become complacent to these horrific situations. >> police say they have uncovered evidence that shows he reloaded and shot most of the victims several times. you can understand why this brings back such bad memories for so many folks in orlando. next monday marks one year since 49 people were killed at the pulse nightclub, which is still the deadliest mass shooting in american
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pat? this afternoon, police identifies two of the three men who carried out the attacks in london. one is a british citizen born in pakistan. the other is either moroccan or libyan. today police searched several homes and arrested a number of people in connection with these attacks. the attackers managed to kill seven people before police shot and killed them. at a vigil just a little while ago, london's mayor said the people of his city will fight back. >> we will defeat you. you will not win. [ applause ] >> today we also learned that an american was among the victims injured. the man was hit by a stray police bullet. he is expected to survive. meanwhile, president trump appeared to use the london attack to bolster his case for a travel ban. in an early morning tweet storm hens
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ban for six muslim majority countries. the white house wants the justice department to call for an expedited hearing on the issue. the president is also taking heat for criticizing london's mayor. on on sunday, sadiq khan told people not to be alarmed at the increased police presence in his city. trump tweeted, at least seven dead and 48 wounded and the mayor says there's no reason to be alarmed. turning now to storm team4 and a wet dreary way to start the workweek. let's get a look at how long the rain will stick around. tom kierein and doug kammerer are in the storm center. >> starting to see the rain wane a little bit. most of it's been on the lighter side. in this unsettled weather, looks like it wants to continue.
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payment wet. we've had reports of spin-out accidents, but it will stay wet for a little while, then taper off. timing of this looks like it's going to be over in the next couple of hours. first off, we're 74. not a bad day out there, most of the rain getting out of here, some sunshine in parts of the area. we've had this system in our region just about all day. we're tracking this frontal boundary and a storm system up into canada that's going to drop to the south and affect our weather through wednesday and thursday. right now, the shower expect is getting out of here, but keep the umbrella handy the next couple of hours. tomorrow, we think less of a chance of rainfall, but more clouds, temperatures still on the cool side and we see a cool week here across our region. we don't get there until late this week until early in the weekend. and then
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that coming up in about a minute. >> and no matter what the weather brings this week, stay one step ahead with the nbc washington app, open it up to see the radar and get your alerts for your neighborhood. here are some of the other top stories we're following for you at 4:00. bill cosby's sexual assault trial is under way in pennsylvania. he walked into the courthouse with quichia knight pulliam, who acted on "the cosby show." >> the district has joined other cities across the country to reaffirm support for the climate deal. the mayor is committed to reducing carbon emissions. the supreme court will consider a case of privacy rights and cell phones. this case involves a man convicted of armed robbery after
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records to place him near the crime. six metro bus passengers were hurt in a crash this morning. metro says a car cut the bus off, driving right in front of i it. none of the passengers' injuries are very serious. metro said it's going to make changes after the agency somehow put its hard drives on public auction with personal and business information still on them. thousands of files could have been compromised. adam tuss has been digging through the details today. >> reporter: the weather today, matching the mood of a new inspector general report from metro which said personal and business information could have been compromised. what happened was, two hard drives that were part of metro were taken to a public auction, but before they were taken there, they were supposed to be wiped clean of all their data. that didn't happen. there were thousands of files on those hard drives that made it to a public
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inspector general found this report and they also found that issues like this had happened in the past with metro. so this report has now been posted. information was not compromised in this case, but metro said it could have been. it could have been a much worse situation. metro said it will take the internal steps that it needs to hire people and ensure that this type of issue doesn't happen again. all hard drives in the future have to now go to the i.t. department where they will be wiped clean before they're sent. metro saying they're taking the appropriate action to make sure all of this is changed. back to you. >> thank you, adam. we're following a developing story. lockdowns have been lifted at two stafford county public schools. the ordeal started just after noon today when park ridge elementa elementary got a suspicious phone call. that school and nearby north stafford high were both placed on lockdown. the sheriff's office said the grounds were c a
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everybody is safe. the investigation is under way to determine who made the call. he was elected to represent his neighborhood to police and government, but he says police roughed him up. now police are responding. also first at 4:00, it's become an increasingly popular way to book a place to stay on summer vacation. so why are people running into roadblocks with airbnb? apple makes some big announcements about its gadgets, anwhy it's raising prd iv
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me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam,aught and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting 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.
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an amazing act of bravery caught on camera. keep your eye on the blue sedan here. it just went right through the intersection. we're told the driver of that car was suffering a seizure friday afternoon. another driver recognized what was happening. he jumped into the moving car through an open passenger window and was able to put that car in park. police in illinois weren't far behind, what an amazing story. first at 4:00, siri will be paying more attention to
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>> that's just one feature they unveiled. it will now make suggestions based on what you do. it's trying to make its digital assistant more helpful, but some critics have raised privacy concerned. google has similar technology on its android phone. they also introduced a new operating system for its apple watch and imac and mac book pro. rainy chilly changes move in on us. doug is coming in here to tell us how long the rain and cool weather will stick around. caught on camera, a local official roughed up by police. what happened and why some are
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he's somebody who says,. i am going to make change. and i wanna make change not for the richest, not for the most powerful, i'm gonna make change to make this economy work better for hardworking families. that's who he is. i'm tom perriello, and as governor i'll fight to make sure every virginian gets a fair shot, that leaves no region or race behind. let's prove that donald trump's values are not virginia values.
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an elected d.c. leader plans to file a complaint against the city's police department after this. simmons said he did nothing wrong, but he claims police handcuffed him and forced him to the ground over the weekend. he says the encounter was confusing and embarrassing. darcy spencer has been looking into the story and how police responded. >> relax! >> reporter: cell phone video captured part of the encounter neighborhood elected leader candle simmons had with police friday night.
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roughed him up, stopping him for no apparent reason. >> they asked me, did i have any weapons on me? i told him, no i do not have any weapons. >> reporter: but then he says, things escalated. i tried to walk away. >> the officer grabbed me and slammed me to my head. >> reporter: simmons said he suffered a minor concussion, scrapes, and bruises. he was released with no charges filed. they didn't find anything in the search. >> i do not know still to this day what i was being detained for. i just don't know. i'm confused and i'm scared. >> that's the commissioner of the neighborhood! >> reporter: this man says he saw it happen. >> kendall walked up and the police jumped out and was telling them, stop resisting. but he ain't ever did anything. he was just walking up the street. >> this is him sworn in in
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youth in the community every day. >> they humiliated me in front of my family, friends, my mother, my niece, my nephew. >> d.c. police told news4, the incident is being investigated and they're reviewing footage from police body cameras. the officers involved are not facing disciplinary action. in southeast, darcy spencer, news4. people say it seemed to come out of nowhere, several people in alberta, canada, captured amazing video of a tornado that touched down on friday. a tornado warning was issued and the storm quickly passed. >> the sight of alone was enough to scare most folks, but some people weren't phased at all. a woman posted a picture of her husband mowing the lawn, with the twister bearing down on them. the couple says the tornado warning hadn't been issued at the time, but any meteorologist will tell you, you don't need to be a meteorologist, you just catch sight of that
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you head inside very, very quickly. >> yeah, you want to get indoors as soon as possible. he did say he was watching it, though. >> that's some funnel cloud. >> that's just a beautiful shot. you don't get that in the east coast. out there in the plains, you can see those tornadoes coming from miles around. he had to get that done. it was on the honey-do list. >> don't want to put it off until tomorrow. >> you're not coming in, sweetheart, until -- >> i gotta think, after the tornado, you might have to mow the lawn again. >> maybe some debris. out there now, beautiful conditions. i love that picture by the way. we've seen a lot of rain, it hasn't been heavy rain, off and on, just about all day, and you can see gloomy conditions around the area. 74 degrees now, light rain falling, temperatures falling slowly, but the rain moving out. just cloudy through 7, 9, 10, 11:00. right now, at
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gaithersburg, 71. right now, we're cool, it's nice. feels warm and humid, but the average high is up to 81. and we're significantly below that. most of the shower activity is out of here. still some light showers lingering and we'll see that through the rest of the evening hours. you can see what's happening here on our composite radar. you see it moving down to the south. it's a cold front to the north and west. you see it meandering down. it's taking our rain out. we still have a chance for shower activity through the evening. then we'll track this guy. see this area of low pressure, we've been unsettled all may, first parts of june. this area of low pressure is going to dive down to the south and just meander around our region, right on through the middle part of the week. things are going to be quite cool for this time of year. this time of year in june, that's on the cool side. it's only 59 in
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79 in d.c. out west, 92 in st. louis. do we go from well below average to well above average in a week. a chance for a few showers, mostly cloud cover. tomorrow morning starting off cloud cover and then some breaks in the clouds, an isolated shower cannot be ruled out. we will see some sunshine tomorrow and that will help temperatures get up to around 73. clouds, some sun, isolated shower possible, but most of us should remain dry. 70, most areas only in the 60s with clouds all day on wednesday. 73 on thursday. still below average, 80 on friday, and then we're talking a heat wave sunday, monday, and tuesday. 95 monday and tuesday, that's some warm air. right now, four days in the 90s and most of that on the dry side. saturday looking like the
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day of the weekend. high of 84, partly sunny skies. >> thank you, doug. imagine never having to pull another weed from your garden again. we'll show you the robot that could make it a reality. plus, a tear-filled return to the stage, the emotional come back to make sure the manchester
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"wonder woman" didn't just top the box office, it made history. it brought in over $100 million in the u.s. alone, making it the largest opening ever for a female director. my wife and i chipped in 30 bucks to that haul. we're very happy with the result. "wonder woman" managed to break out of the traditional graphic. in this case, women made up more than half the audience. ♪ ♪ ariana grande headlined yesterday's star-studded benefit concert in england and this afternoon, officials say it brought in millions for the we love manchester benefit fund, which helps victims of the may 2nd terror attack.
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>> the sheer, raw emotion from that show is evident in some of the social media posts from this afternoon. natalie morales is joining us from access hollywood with some of the memorable moments from the event. >> that's right. so many memorable moments, it sparked so much emotion for anyone who was there. one love manchester, the tribute show benefitting the victims and their families. over 50,000 people attended. they packed in the old trafford cricket ground for what was truly an emotional evening, headlined, as you mentioned, by ariana. ♪ ♪ >> and i think the kind of love and community that you're displaying is the medicine that the world
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now. >> and a day after attacks in london, they continued on with the efforts there and held such an incredible event. so many artists kicked in their support or were there in person to play and sing along with ariana. justin bieber among them, he delivered an emotional set. ♪ ♪ >> god is in the mix, no matter what's happening in the world, got is in the mix. >> a side of justin bieber you don't often get to see her hear. b -- or hear. over $12 million was raised. that figure is expected to grow even further. back to you. >> quite a show. what else do you have coming up tonight on access hollywood? >> we're talking about bill maher, should he be fired in the aftermath of his provocative statement on friday. he used the n word, he's apologized for
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scheduled. his next show to air on friday. we do expect he will have some comments on that as well. plus, halle berry, pregnant. have you seen the pictures? she's got the perfect response to answer back to those who are asking the question. pat and chris? >> sounds interesting. thank you, natalie. >> see ya later. doctors have long said that you need to watch how much sodium is in your diet. a closer look at whether food makers and food buyers are heeding the warning. plus, we're working for you after several people combined about airbnb. >> yeah, what happened when they tried to book a
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now at 4:30, dangerous driving. by avoiding distractions in -- judge why avoiding distractions could be a lot harder. plus, the spies urprise of lifetime for two dads. their story, their compassion is in the national spotlight. you're watching news4 at 4:00. first, to the latest on the terror attack in london. police named two of the three men accused of carrying it out. they say one is a british citizen, born in pakistan. the other is either moroccan or libyan. police also continue to carry out raids, looking for anyone else who may have known about the attack. seven people died when the men drove a van
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sidewalk and started stabbing people on the streets before they were shot by police. today people in london tried to get back to life as usual. >> i'm scared. it makes you, well, think about look around your back all the time and be careful with crowded areas. but we have to live. >> the people of london gathered for a vigil tonight at the foot of the london bridge. during the ceremony, the mayor vowed to defeat the terrorists who carried out the terror attack. >> that sparked a tweet storm from president trump. in a series of tweets saturday night he called for an outright travel ban and decried what he called being politically correct. >> the president stuck to his message even as some legal experts warned he may be weakening his legal case. edward lawrence is live at the white house where officials have previously denied the president's travel order
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fact a ban. >> reporter: exactly. that's the word, ban, that the white house have tried to avoid using. today they announced a major overhaul of the air traffic control system. they say there will be other announcements related to infrastructure as the week goes on. >> reporter: president trump in the east room of the white house, boasting about revamping the nation's air traffic control system. as the president unveiled a plan to spin off the air traffic control system into a private non-profit, his white house answering questions about more controversial tweets. the president on twitter, contradicted his own administration which has steered clear of the term "travel ban." i don't think what the president calls it, whether you call it a ban, a restriction. he cares that we call it national security and that we take steps to secure the people of this country. >> report:
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also revealing the president will not prevent former fbi director james comey from testifying about the russia investigation later this week. comey expected to be asked if president trump talked to him about dropping the investigation into former national security adviser michael flynn and his contacts with the russians. >> is there a bigger bombshell that jim comey has held on to that he's saving for the hearing? >> reporter: trump trying to refocus the debate to his agenda. tomorrow the president will meet with gop leaders at the white house to discuss going forward on a governing agenda. on wednesday, the president will be in cincinnati continuing his infrastructure push. this week, the news4 i-team is spotlighting how it's working for you. some investigations are sparking reaction and change. as scott macfarlane reports,
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safe. >> major results because of a news4 i-team investigation. maryland education officials will now post the names of every teacher who has had his or her license revoked for misconduct. that announcement after they trail neighboring states about what they say about the teachers. >> we need to clarify about how we're able to share the information with the public. we feel empowered and we need to make sure people know the situation when they occur. >> reporter: and virginia considering state education changes too. that's on news4 at 6:00. and we'll show you how you can track what happened to the license of suspected predatory teachers in your area. scott macfarlane, news4
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most of the sodium in our diet comes from packaged foods and beverages. but americans are consuming less sodium now than 15 years ago. researchers tracked food bought for more than 170,000 households, and found the amount of sodium from packaged foods and drinks decreased by nearly 400 milligrams, per person, per day. from 2,300, to 1,900 milligrams. only two percent of households bought an acceptable amount of sodium, of one milligram or less. we know distracted drivers are a growing problem, and even a simple conversation can be dangerous. researchers at the university of iowa used computers to track people's eye movements as they answered questions true or false. when a new object appeared on screen, the people being
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to focus compared to those who weren't required to respond. although the delay was only 40 mill seconds, experts say it got longer with each added distraction. here's a great story for you. two dads from maryland now have another $10,000 to help kids caught up in the foster care system. >> ellen degeneres heard their story and surprised them this afternoon. you may recognize rob sheer and his husband reese. they've adopted children through wednesday's child with barbara harrison. now a family of six, rob and reese work in our area putting together comfort cases, for children in the foster care system. about 30 minutes ago, ellen stepped in to help them. her friends at samsonite gave the family $10,000 and a whole room of suitcases. >> we put a blanket in every case. the reason is not because the kids are cold, but we want them as a community, when they wrap th
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them. >> if you'd like to help with this project, we've posted a link to the family's gofundme page, just search comfort cases in our app. it's not exactly a nice start to the workweek, we're tracking the rain that's moving through. we'll tell you how long it will stick around, when you'll see the most of it. plus, a robot that tends to your garden? why it may be closer to reality than you might think. and we're bringing you the latest headlines and weather even during commercials. just keep an eye onour screen y
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good afternoon, i'm storm team4 meteorologist tom kierein. a lot of the rain has tapered off, patches of rain in prince george's county and scattered from northern virginia from culpeper county and the panhandle of west virginia. wider view showing other sprinkles in west virginia. those may try to make their way in over the next couple of hours. but most of the rain is ending. reagan national is at 74 degrees and by dawn tomorrow, we'll be off to a cool start, near 60 in the suburbs and rural areas. mid 60s in down and around the bay. doug has new hour by hour timingas timing as we look at the rain ending and a heat wave on the way
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we're about two weeks away from father's day. while i'm not counting on much from my 5, 3, or 1-year-old kids, americans as a whole are expected to spend more than ever. the survey on father's day spending found shoppers who will spend an average of $135 on dad, up from 126 bucks last year. total spending is expected to be the highest ever, a whopping $15.5 billion. you think that's a lot of ties, but the biggest share will actually be spent on special outings like a baseball game, concerts or dinner. and the survey shows, those are the things the majority of dads love to receive the most. well, this is the most annoying part of gardening for many of you, pulling all of those weeds. soon you may not have to. there's a robotic garden weed or the horizon. it's called turtle. it will
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the soil to identify plants which could be weeds and chopping them down. small collars are used to protect the plants you don't want pulled. crowd funding is launching a campaign later this month with a price of $300 for the device. >> where was that thing when i was 10 years old getting sent out by my mom to pull the weeds? so many people enjoy gardening, but that's not the part people look forward to. >> it's a pain in the fingers. it's a pain in the fingers. >> that's right. it's becoming a more popular way to find a place to stay for your vacation, but several people say they've been running into dead ends when it comes to customer service. how we were able to help and what you need to know. and from the set of a sitcom to a real life courtroom drama. what happened in court today and the support he's getting from a former co-star.
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i'm tom perriello, and as governor i'll fight to make sure every virginian gets a fair shot, that leaves no region or race behind. let's prove that donald trump's values are not virginia values. nbc4 responds is working for you. >> after complaints about airbnb, the company is taking action. consumer reporter susan hogan has the story. >> each viewer contacted us after a last resort after
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they needed nbc4 responds to step in. >> reporter: whether it's a condo, a castle oir a room in the city, airbnb boasts three million listings worldwide. but these guests, julie and am tho, elizabeth and amber say airbnb's customer service stinks. >> there was no way to get a hold of anybody. >> they send you in these loops. >> initially they wanted to hold our hand, and then we were forgotten. >> reporter: one by one, these complaints rolled in, within weeks of each other, all with that common thread. >> no response that there's a guarantee that your problem goes unresolved. you can't even get somebody to listen to you. >> we're working for our viewers and airbnb resolved each one of their complaints. but that still didn't complain the company's lack of customer service. something even
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needs improvement. >> we're growing larger and larger every day and we are trying to make sure we scale the business in a way that doesn't forget why we're doing it. >> reporter: this is accommodating millions of guests around the world. >> just trying to find a number to airbnb was extremely difficult. >> reporter: and when the guests have to turn to google to find a telephone number, especially in a crisis, that's a problem. >> we're going to be working to make this phone number more transparent in every interaction you have with airbnb. >> reporter: airbnb boasts a triage of response in case of emergency, but amer said it took 45 minutes to get a person on the line, after her host packed up her belongings and moved them out to another house without her knowledge. >> everything is thoughtless. all my stuff is gone. the drawers are cleaned out. the bed is made with new sheets. none of my stuff is there. >> unacceptable. we've gone back and looked into that and we're s
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figure out why that happened. >> reporter: and after nbc4 responds addressed the cancellation policy, we were assured that was fixed to. >> that was an interesting case, because the guest put in a certain amount of days, was told the cancellation policy for that host, then changed the dates and wound up changing the cancellation policy. that's not fair. >> so if you are an airbnb customer, you're going to want to keep the phone number handy. we have posted it for you in our nbc washington app. just search airbnb phone number. save it to your contacts so you'll have it just in case you need it. but they did change that and are making it more prominent on their website. they definitely are owning it. the question that i asked him was, did you guys just grow too fast? and he admitted it. but they are doing whatever they can to address customer service at this point. >> sounds like they're learning as they go. >> absolutely. >> thank you. a local woman wakes up to find an armed gunman in h
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>> it's one of the stories jim and wendy are working on new tonight at 5:00. what's this one about, guys? >> can you imagine robbing someone's house at 8:30 in the morning on a saturday when everyone in the neighborhood is home? it was frightening for this woman in the district. two men breaking into her house and started rummaging through her stuff. >> pat collins working on this story for us. he spoke to the victim who confronted the armed men. also at fi5:00 tonight, the safetrack project winding down and metro is calling it a success. >> adam tuss will tell us whether the year-long disruptions have been worth it for riders. also, 99 years old, still golfing strong. carol maloney catches up with a local duffer as her golf clubs celebrate a major milestone. plus a good deal more coming your way at
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hours makes. storm team4 is tracking that rain that is still with us right now. >> we're going to head outside to tom kierein in just a moment, but first doug is tracking those rain showers that are coming through right now in the storm center. >> and we've seen the rain coming through just about all day today, most of it on the lighter side. got started around 10:00, 11:00, until 2:00, 3:00. and now showers in the afternoon, but not a lot of rain, plenty of cloud cover. 74, winds out of the north at 7 miles per hour. showers into culpeper county, parts of southern maryland. one area of enhanced shower activity in towards calvert county, north of prince frederick, back towards hughesville, and it will come to mechanicsville in the next 20 to 30 minutes. an enhanced shower and then you're do
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this. we've got a front, trying to work its way down. it's going to move through overnight tonight and the storm to the north of it is going to drift down too. that's going to make things a little bit unsettled as we head towards the rest of the week. going to be a little bit cool, a little bit dreary. not the best news there. but let's go to tom kierein because he's got better news. all of his news is of the happy variety. >> yeah, just look up. some sun trying to break through. it has brightened a bit. the rain has ended temporarily. maybe a few more sprinkles. and the pollen count is improved. another good news item to talk about. because of the rain today, the tree pollen is moderate and the grass is beginning to drop as well. there's the cloud cover over the district right now. sunset today is at 8:30, and we h
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until july 20th. we'll have the evening hours long over the next month or so. and as we get into tuesday morning, we'll just have a lot of clouds around, but a little sunshine breaking out, mid 60s tomorrow morning, dry at the bus stop and at the metro, you won't need your umbrella. and then during the rest of the day, some sunshine in and out. lunch hour in the mid 70s. generally dry, small chance of a sprinkle in the afternoon. and temperatures hovering near 80 degrees by late afternoon. and dry roads for the afternoon commute. doug? >> that's right. we definitely like the dry roads. an isolated shower on wednesday, wednesday is when the disturbed weather moves in. 70 on wednesday. many of you in the upper 60s. 80 on friday and then look what happens. big time pattern change. we get into the 90s. right now, we have a heat wave. we have four days in a row at 90
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tuesday is 96. so we'll be close to record high numbers here early next week. much more on this pattern change. i've got that for you coming up at 5:00. >> thank you, doug. we are watching one of the biggest celebrity trials in years. bill cosby gets his day in court. and he gets some support from a cosby show co-star, why she says she's defending him. >> this is new s4 ralph northam: being a pediatrician has taught me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam,
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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.
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well, he did get a bird's eye view, but now he's being brought up on charges. john enfanty climbed the fence at dover. you could see the cars racing by. he pauses for a minute and then gradually comes down off the fence. police immediately arrested him, and in the process, he kicked one of the officers in the knee. so they had to add resisting arrest to the trespassing and disorderly conduct charges. bill cosby is now sitting inside a pennsylvania courtroom, both his legacy and his freedom at stake. >> his sexual assault trial got under way with both sides painting very different images of the entertainer. nbc's gjay gray is live outside the courthouse in norristown. it didn't take long for it to get emotional in there. >> reporter: no.
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prosecutors quickly laid out their case, saying bill cosby used his power, fame, and drugs to assault the young woman. the defense questioning the intentions and credibility of the accuser here. >> reporter: with his former tv daughter at his side, bill cosby walked into the montgomery county courthouse for the start of his sexual assault trial. >> i came to support because this is where you hear the facts, this is where the truth happens. >> reporter: on social media, cosby thanked her for being there. after an opening statement that described cosby giving andrea constant drugs that left her paralyzed so he could make advances. the defense called the encounter conse consensual and focused on inconsistencies in her statement. the first witness was called to the stand. another alleged victim. durinh
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she described sometimes in graphic detail, cosby forcing her to take drugs and drink wine and forcing himself on her. a strikingly similar narrative to one constand has described in pre-trial deposition. cosby stared straight ahead, never making eye contact during her time on the stand. an explosive start to the high profile trial expected to continue for three to four weeks. >> and within the last few minutes here, cross-examination of that witness has ended, the defense pointing out what they say are some strong inconsistency between her pre-trial deposition and what she said on the stand here today. and again, questioning what her reasoning was behind being a witness in this case. and if you're wondering about cosby taking the stand, before this trial began, he along with his defense team made it clear he would not testify in the case. that is the very latest from here in norristown, pennsylvania. jay gray,
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with jim and wendy. news4 at 5:00 starts now. right now at 5:00, it was an aggressive program to rebuild miles of track on metro. now the agency is declaring safetrack a success. but as this program comes to an end, we take a closer look at whether you're actually seeing the benefits. i'm jim handly. also tonight, news raids in london as people in the uk recover with yet another terror attack today. we're following the latest developments. and good afternoon, i'm wendy rieger, but first at 5:00, a woman thought she was safe asleep in her bed when she was suddenly startled awake, loud noises when she walked out of her bedroom to check, she found two men in the middle of her home going through her things. >> it was such a terrifying moment to wake up and find someone in your house that you had never seen before. >> things escalated from there. this happened over the
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au park neighborhood where pat collins is this evening. he talked with the victim. pat? >> reporter: so, wendy, what did you do saturday morning? go shopping? do some yard work? wash the car? i'll bet you it was nothing like what happened to nicole boozer. did you think you might die? >> i thought it was possible. but i thought i was going to give myself a fighting chance. i wasn't going to try and die in here, that's for sure. >> reporter: that's nicole boozer, a retired er nurse. he's a quick thinker and she has seen a lot of troubling things, but nothing quite like what she went through last saturday at her home in au park. >> it was such a terrifying moment to wake up and find someone in your house that you had never seen before. >> reporter: it happened around 8:30 saturday morning. saturday morning when people are out and about running errands. two

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