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the victim thought he was just hailing a ride. and the virginia man who travelled to join isis but said he never wanted to hurt americans. tonight a jury didn't buy it. news 4 at 11 starts now. anticipation is building. it is the biggest political event in decades. in the morning millions of americans will watch as the former fbi director testifies on his private conversations with president trump. >> and what happens tomorrow could shape the future of mr. trump's presidency. leon harris is at the live desk tonight. >> pretty hard to overstate the importance of what we are expecting tomorrow. the president says he is feeling vindicated by what is coming out tonight. mr. trump's personal lawyer saying the president is pleased that mr. comey has finally bl
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not under investigation in any russian probe. that is part of the opening statement that james comey is planning on giving in the morning. the former fbi head does not accuse president trump of obstruction but confirms that the president did try to change the course of the russia investigation. the ranking democrat is watching these developments very closely. he told the "washington post" tonight what happens next is still very uncertain. >> even if you can make a legal case that that amounts to obstruction, would you be able to persuade in a republican congress enough of gop members that they can go back home and explain to the republican constituents that the president's conduct is so disqualifying that he cannot remain in office and that this is not just an effort to nullify
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agree with? >> and that is a very, very big step. this preview of comey's testimony reveals another stark difference between president trump and his predecessor. comey says he spoke with mr. trump nine times. mr. obama just twice in more than three years. >> thank you. a lot of you are telling us on facebook you will be watching tomorrow's hearing in bars and restaurants in our area are looking to cash in. we found bartenders stocking the coolers this afternoon. some places say they will have a drink special or two starting as soon as hearings at 10:00 a.m. one spot on capitol hill says it will hand out a round of free drinks for every tweet the president sends out about the hearing while it is going on. for those of us who can't hang out at the bar tomorrow we will have live coverage of it all here on nbc 4 starting at 10:00 a.m.
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suspects who attacked a man who thought he was hailing a ride home. he got the ride and a lot more. jackie bensen broke the story on twitter today. she has more details. >> reporter: the place where the victim initially came into kwakt with his assailants is very close to downtown bethesda. the victim was walking on wilson lane in bethesda about 1:00 sunday morning. even at that hour the street sees a good amount of foot traffic. >> i'm usually with other people so that adds to me feeling safe. >> reporter: police say the victims accepted a ride from two men in what is described as a small silver suv. the victim may have believed the vehicle was taxi or uber. police say he asked him to take him to thorough drive about two
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once he got out of the suv and started walking to the front door the two men jumped him, punched and kicked him and stabbed him multiple times. the victim was taken to a local hospital. his injuries are serious but described as nonlife threatening and police say he was not robbed. >> you always have to be on your toes and on the lookout. anywhere anything can happen. >> reporter: police are asking people who live on the streets around there to take a look at any security camera images they may have from that time around 1:00 sunday morning and to contact them. they need to find more pictures of the silver suv. live in bethesda, jackie bensen, news 4. new tonight a federal jury convicted an alexandria man accused of going to syria to join isis. he testified that he went to see what the terrorist group is all about and later
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prosecutors say he knew exactly what he was doing and carefully planned his travel to avoid detection and create alibis. jury convicted him on three counts. he faces up to life in prison. his sentencing is set for october. the cap and gown he never had a chance to wear were on display. somebody opened fire as the two teens sat in a parked car in montgomery village monday night a day before their high school graduation. a barrage of bullets came from both directions. police tell us there were 23 shots total from two guns. investigators aren't saying if the teens were set up. najar's cousin thinks it is possible. >> you don't fire 22 rounds into somebody you don't know. if you just want to kill to kill i believe you -- that is just personal. >> the m
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sources say one of the victims was found clutching a $20 bill. a baltimore county police officer is in serious condition but is expected to survive after a shootout. the gunman died after trading shots with police from a commuter bus. another by stander was also shot and survived. police say officers surrounded the bus and the suspect tried to use it to get away from an armed robbery. police say he started shooting and then officers fired back. some people forced off the bus posted videos on social media. police have not yet identified the shooter. keep your eye on this backhoe. you see them all the time on construction sites. this one in particular caused a lot of destruction. the driver tried to use it to bust into an atm in district heights. as news 4's shomari stone tells us tonight it is a lot tougher than it looks. >> reporter: i'm here in district heights,
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it is a new one. the old one was destroyed. prince georges county police say this thief committed two crimes and got nothing in return. police say he stole a backhoe from this residential neighborhood and drove it five miles to a bank of america in district heights. there he used the backhoe to try to break into one of the atms. despite the efforts he was unable to get money out of the machine. police say there was about $10,000, however, worth of damage done to the bank. police believe the same suspect broke into another atm last march with two accomplices and stole cash. i talked to a police spokesperson who teld me police have made no arrests. detectives urge anyone with information about this to call the prince george s county police department. i'm shomari stone, news 4. it w
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week into june. >> you know that's not going to last. doug, what can we count on when we head out the door tomorrow? >> tomorrow morning it will be on the chilly side. average high temperature 82 degrees. we were nowhere near that. most areas mid 60s. currently sitting at 69 degrees. show you what is happening right now. this is the high temperatures from earlier today. 64 hagueers town. 69 in d.c. we saw rain but that rain has made its way to the south and west. we are starting to clear. that will help temperatures stay below average tomorrow. a fantastic looking friday. really does look good. tomorrow looks nice. a hot weekend. we will talk about that and record high temperatures. as of right now predicting at least one record high temperature and that is in the mid 90s. we will talk about the heat wave coming up. the saying goes the house always wins. is that the case with mgm resort and casino
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it has been six months since lines of cars tried to get inside on their opening day. the casino tells us business has been booming. before mgm opened some neighbors worried that it would create traffic headaches and more crime. now some former skeptics say it hasn't been as bad as they feared. >> we haven't seen the traffic from the casino except at special events which we can plan around. and the crime that we expected we don't see. >> prince george's county police chief made the casino a priority to keep the peace with neighbors and to keep the traffic flowing. so far mgm has created 4,000 jobs. the woman accused of leaking a highly classified report about russian interference in our u.s. election is due in court tomorrow. her attorney says she will plead not guilty. reality winner was a
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working for the nsa. investigators say she e-mailed nsa documents to a website that published the report. that report claims russian military intelligence hacked at least one voter software company in the u.s. during the lead up to the presidential election. it's happened to nine children already this year. it doesn't have to happen again. one local family shares their heartbreaking story in hopes of preventing more deaths in hot cars. we told you how we are supposed to avoidredit c car
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it could happen to any parent but it doesn't have to. that's the message tonight from a virginia couple devastated by the loss of their son. >> they were just one of the families on capitol hill today urging all car makers to make a small change that could save hundreds of lives. >> i pray every day for chase. >> chase harrison was 21 months old in july of 2008. his dad was supposed to drop him off at daycare before he went to work. >> my world changed forever on that day. >> reporter: miles harrison says he didn't realize what it happened until 5:00 when a co worker asked him a question he didn't understand. >> do you have a doll in your car? i ripped open the car door and pulled him from the car seat unaware of anyone around and ran into the office with him in my arms
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please god not him, me. >> reporter: miles and his wife carol relive that awful day every time it happens to another family, every time another child dies in a hot car. >> we want something done because a simple alarm or simple warning would end a lot of these tragedies that people read about every week, every month year after year. >> this is not easy to come up here and publicly share these stories. >> reporter: today a group of lawmakers introduced the hot cars act requiring all new cars to be equipped with technology that already exists alerting a driver when there is still a passenger in the back seat after the car has been turned off. >> it is a simple thing, an alarm. we have alarms for everything in our cars. >> reporter: after nine years the harrisons are still together now with a mission to make sure chase's death can help save counes
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>> doesn't make it easier. it gives us a paucause, a reasoo do it. >> if it had been around with me i know it would have changed. my son would be here. we need to stop this. >> miles harrison did go to trial for his son's death. he was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter. some auto makers already use alert systems. you saw video from general motors in that story. today's bill would make those mandatory. fairfax county firefighters say an electrical malfunction in a light fixture caused this fire at a town home in reston on green brier court. the people who live there were not home at the time while battling the flames a firefighter fell through the first floor to
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investigators estimate damages could top $125,000. scammers have found a new way to steal your money at the gas pump. fairfax county police tell us they are seeing a growing trend of blu tooth skimming devices hiding where we can't see them. the devices can siphon your credit card information when you swipe at the pump. police tell us you can protect yourself by sticking to newer gas pumps and not using older ones and they say you should always pay with credit and not debit. we want to make sure you know about a big event to help support hundreds of amazing nonprofits. it is called do more 24. more than 600 nonprofit organizations are trying to see how much money they can raise in 24 hours. nbc 4 is partnering with the united way to put on the fundraising drive. you can see staff
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northwest d.c. people are already making donations. we have all of the information on how you can help in our nbc washington app. so many great causes out there. >> doug is back with more about the weather. it is kind of cold out there tonight. >> it's really chilly down to 62 in fredrick. that is cool numbers. it is going to be a cool night. we cleared and that allowed us to cool and allowed us to see the moon. the moon. i think it is waxing. >> 96% waxing. it's going to be 99% tomorrow and 100% on saturday. we have two or three or four days near full. you can see right there. >> so clear. >> beautiful moon. absolutely gorgeous shot. as we look out right now temperatures on the nice side. nice and cool. 62 at the
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miles per hour. our average low is 62 degrees. we are well below that. 55 gathersburg. 61 in cull pepper. temperatures not going to drop a lot more. most feel chilly. no rain. the radar is all dry. as we look towards satellite and radar look at the storm system. that brought us the clouds today. we are seeing a little bit in the way of clearing. this will continue down to the south tomorrow. i think most of tomorrow is looking okay. the cool pattern sits all across northeast, mid atlantic. 60s everywhere today. this moved out of the way and we get not only hot weather but we get a big ridge of hyigh pressue up into canada. the last one was here for a day or two. this looks like it will stay upwards of a week. record high temperatures. that heat wave coming in
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76 tomorrow. i think we see more sunshine. clouds and sun. a nice afternoon. a really nice afternoon out there on our thursday. friday looking really good, too. high temperature friday around 80 degrees. on saturday 87 degrees. a hot day but not bad at all. 94 degrees on sunday. the heat really builds in monday. that is when the humidity is with the heat. 95 on monday. that would tie a record. heat index could be around 100 on monday. and look at that trio of 95s monday, tuesday, wednesday. thursday a chance of showers and maybe a thunderstorm. high of 92. on sunday nationals taking on rangers out there at nats park. looking pretty good. again, make sure you are staying hydrated because it is a hot one at the game. high temperature in the 90s. that game starting at 12:05 sunday matinee. >> peak heat
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>> peak heat. >> thank you, doug. coming up, the redskins wrapping up their practice for the week. could their quarterback be wrapping up a new quarterback? >> sports is next.
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this is the xfinity sports desk. some renewed optimism for a kirk cousins contract. >> they have until july 15 to sign. negotiations
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the redskins are improving and signs are more encouraging according to espn. the reason owner dan snyder is getting involved and letting it known burgundy and gold want cousins. the final week of the voluntary organized team activities. next week the team starts mandatory mini camp. our carol maloney asking jay gruden about the difference from otas and mini camps. >> not much other than trenton. jordan will be here. these guys have put in a lot of good work. i am really happy with the progress they have made. the big thing is get as muches out as we can and then send them off in the right frame of mind still willing to
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>> i didn't do that on purpose. that's messed up. >> that was head coach jay gruden forgetting to mention matt jones who hasn't been at otas because reportedly he is unhappy with his role on the team. for the first time ever strasburg and kershaw combining for 17 strikeouts. the series decided by a total of four runs making it the nats' closest series of the season. scherzer relaxing after his 14 strikeout win against the dodgers last night. watching two of the best. kershaw on the hound for the dodgers. zimmerman crushes this ball over the fence in left.
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nats take over 1-0. strasburg got early runs early. facing gonzalez. he catches him looking on the nasty pitch. the very next batter. eight strikeouts through six innings for strasburg and problems start. not forgetting about that strikeout sends this one to left center just out of reach. gonzalez scores. l.a. takes the lead. kershaw strikes out nine over seven innings. dodgers win it 2-1. nats back tomorrow to host the orioles. the orioles hosting the pirates. remember the last night when they came back from the walk off. pirates led by five. into last chance. brings the birds back to life. crushes this ball to right center. a two-run shot ties this game at 6-6. bottom 11 still
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they call this kid boom boom and he proved it tonight. second straight night the orioles come all the way back. they go on to win it 9-6. and you got to love that shower. also golden state, cleveland 108-104 cleveland leading right now.
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explore it in a subaru crosstrek. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. nendorses dr. wralph northam. mr. northam would make the better governor. and virginia progressives agree. ralph northam is the only candidate who stood up to the nra after the virginia tech shooting. dr. northam led the fight to stop the republicans' transvaginal ultrasound law. ralph is a leader for education, expanding pre-k for thousands of families in virginia. ralph northam: making progress means taking on tough fights, and as governor, i won't let donald trump stand in our way.
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and that's it for us. the tonight show coming up next with jimmy fallon. >> thanks for watching. we'll see you tomorrow. tom went to washington to take on the insurance companies and the credit card companies and the wall street banks - that's what tom perriello is about. i was proud to stand with president obama because progressive causes have been my life's work. i'm tom perriello, and i'm running for governor to reduce economic inequality, raise wages, eliminate the burden of student debt and protect our climate. together we really can build a virginia
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