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how long our heat wave is going to last, that's coming up in the forecast in a few more minutes. for now it is time to go to melissa mollet who is not in danger of getting sprayed. >> no. i'm very protected in here but i would really, really love that this morning. 270 northbound and southbound, no problems out here. 66 in town and out of town no problems. 95 from virginia to quantico, no problems. we have pretty light volume all over the place. inner loop and outer loop of the beltway, don't have any major issues there. live look there going good. >> melissa, thank you. 5:00 right now. storm team 4 weather alert day. with things expected to get down right toasty, people are goin
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to be whatever they can to stay cool. >> dancing in the sprinklers. >> megan mcgrath is giving us tips on how you can stay safe if you plan to be outside. hi, megan. great to see you. >> reporter: good morning, guys. yeah, we're here at the have i naen metro station. right now it's not too bad. i checked the temperature a little while ago, 69 degrees. swee hawe have a very nice bree. mid 90s, that's what we're expecting. folks need to take a couple of precautions out there. use some common sense as the mercury starts to rise later this afternoon. now lots of people will be hanging out at pools and maybe running through sprinklers. another great place to be when it gets hot like this is around the water. it tends to be a little bit cooler in those spots, but not necessarily an option for everyone. if you are going to be out and about today, here are a couple of tips for
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activity if you can. stay in the air conditioning as much as possible. also, very important to stay hydrated. grab a water bottle with you before you leave the house. very important to stay hydrated. also, keep pets inside and if you have to exercise, if you're one of those hard core foekts, the advice here is exercise either early in the morning before it gets too hot or wait until the sun goes down and it cools off later in the evening. but we are here at the metro station. we're going to be talking to folks getting their strategies and their tips. i'll have that for you coming up later on in the show. back to you guys. >> megan, thank you. right now it is unclear when uproar lounge and restaurant will reopen after part of the roof started to bow. this was the scene on florida avenue in northwest d.c. yesterday afternoon. uproar opened a little over a year ago. we're told the rooftop deck was part of the new area that started to shift. they came out to s
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weight compromised the floor support. no one was hurt. a maryland state trooper hit by a suspected drunk driver. that trooper is out of the hospital. he was working an accident on pennsylvania avenue in upper marlboro around 3:30 sunday morning when his patrol car was hit from behind. police say the driver, chris dent, exhibited signs of being under the influence after that accident. >> people across the country remembering the victims and their families this morning one year after the deadly mass shooting at pulse nightclub in orlando. 49 people died when a gunman went on a shooting rampage inside of the gay nightclub. it was the worst mass shooting in u.s. history. on the somber occasion mourners are marking the fateful day with flowers and candles. there is a public memorial near the club now, but a high tech memorial is in the works so that the victims will never be
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forgotten. the names of each pulse nightclub victim were read outloud during yesterday's pride festival and concert. that concert went late into the night in downtown d.c. thousands packed on to pennsylvania avenue for that annual celebration of pride and unity. the crowd stayed throughout the day despite the extreme heat out there. many at the festival marched through the streets in the equality march sunday morning. they passed the white house and talked about why there is a call for action. >> but i think also what's reelingly important to note is that what we're trying to fight against is the roll back of some of the wins that we've already had. >> now many of the people who attended tell us they are thankful that the festival continues to grow each year. nbc 4 was a proud partner of capital pride. that's tom sherwood and chris gordon passing out t-shirts. want to thank all of you for showing us all of y
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us. you can see them all as well as moments from the parade and festival. open the app. >> there was one person not there and notably absent. d.c. delegate eleanor holmes nor norton. she never received an invitation and she was actually put on a wait list but that she would also have to pay at least 600 bucks in fees to be on that list so she made the decision not to go. the capital pride organization said they do representative representative holmes norton very much and that they are now looking into what happened. go back to molette green at the live desk now. >> she is tracking details about a lawsuit against president trump. what's going on. >> reporter: it's an unprecedented move. attorneys general in maryland and the district possibly filing the suit today going after trump over foreign payments to his
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anticorruption clauses in the constitution. the washington post first reported this saying if a federal judge allows this president trump would be asked to hand over copies of his tax returns. now trump already faces a similar suit from a non-profit, but the justice department has argued that that suit has no legal standing. back to you, megan. >> molette, thank you. and on capitol hill, all eyes will be on attorney general jeff sessions. he's scheduled to appear before the senate intelligence committee tomorrow. news 4's edward lawrence will have details on what they want to hear from him. it is official, melania and baron trump are now living at the white house. the first lady tweeting out this photo yesterday with the #moving day. looking forward to the memories we will make in our new home. she had been living in new york city with baron so he could finish the school year there. now he will
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episcopal church. be prepared to hand over some money if you want to park on the national mall. >> meters along many popular sflechs downtown d.c. that were once all free. transportation reporter adam tuss checking out the changes this morning. hi, adam. >> reporter: good morning, angie. for a long time this used to be one of the perks around the national mall. these new multi-space meters, they are in effect around the national mall. these activate today. there is no warning period. these are now in effect these parking meters here. they're going to cost you about $2 per hour to park here and you have a max day of three hours when you pay here. so $2 and you get to stay for three hours. you have multiple payment options. you can use your park mobile app or you
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and that is going to be another change here around the national mall. there's about 12,000 of these spaces around the national mall that are all changing. so a big change here around the mall. if you're going to be parking here, so many museums and things to do down here around the national mall. tourists may not necessarily be aware of this change. this is a big change for anyone who you might know who's coming down here. be sure to feed the meter. enforcement starts today. the only free parking around national mall is around ohio drive in the haynes point area. a big change for everyone who parks around the national mall. it's today guys. back to you. >> adam tuss, thank you, sir. one of our most iconic views will be a bit of an eye sore for tourists over the next year or so. they've started to drain the lincoln memorial reflecting pool. they're trying to destroy a
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parasite that has killed ducks. he scores. hagelin with 13.6 to go. >> that sealed it. the pittsburgh penguins are stanley cup champions again after defeating the nashville predators last night. this is the second straight championship for the penguins and the second consecutive mvp win for penguins star sidney crosby. pittsburgh has now won five stanley cup titles, which is the sixth most in nhl history. i'd say it's time to give it up. give it up to the caps. >> we've had enough of you. >> i know. if you don't need to be outside, stay in stores. >> crank up that ac. >> mid 90s for today and tomorrow. storm chances and slightly cooler temperatures come our way as we get through the second half of the week. if you're thinking about your morning on monday
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saturday's highs mid 80s. there will be chances for thunderstorms both days this weekend. we'll get a closer look at today's forecast and all the heat we're expecting coming up in a few minutes. all righty. also this morning, we are kicking off our financially fit series. look at all of that cash. what parents should be doing to save more of that for their kids as soon as they're born. this year's tony awards goes to -- >> and the biggest night on broadway lighting up social media feeds this morning. a look at the big winners and moments everyone is talking about.
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5:13. here's a look at some of the morning's top stories. >> more than half a million people voted for statehood in yesterday's referendum in puerto rico, but it was the lowest level of participation there since 1967. puerto rico is a u.s. territory. congress will have the final changes in any changes. he was found responsible for the death of bob by christikris brown. nick gordon is accused of abusing his new girlfriend. the woman told
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police that they were arguing when he punched her and wouldn't let her leave. gordon was arrested and released and ordered to wear a gps monitor and stay away from the apartment where it happened. the terrorist attacks united people in london. they were celebrating diversity and solidarity. unity day was set up last year after a surge of hate crimes before the brexit vote. it is a day of remembrance in orlando and across the country. it's been one year since the terrorist stormed into the pulse nightclub and killed 49 people. over the weekend mourners have been honoring those killed. the memories of that tragic night still haunt so many people, and dozens live with the wounds from that shooting. nbc's sarah rosario is live in orlando with a look at a day that's being called orlando united day.
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>> reporter: good morning, aaron and angie. that's right. today is being considered orlando united day. it is the culmination of a weekend tribute to the 49 men and women killed at this club a year ago today and in the aftermath of that shooting, we saw the city of orlando come together. their motto, we will not let hate win. a message they continue to spread as they hon be nor and remember those victims. and today one year later pulse nightclub stands as a public memorial. hundreds of people coming out to pay tribute. this as survivors, families and loved ones of the dead are still struggling. for many of them there are haunting memories that still linger. it's the deadliest terror attack on u.s. soil since 9/11. the doors of this gay nightclub haven't opened since. it serves as a symbol of love, resilience and unity. as part of orlando united day, today is cde
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love and kindness with memorials taking place all day long. the first one started at 1:00 a.m. and run through midnight giving everyone the opportunity to pay tribute regardless of their schedule. aaron and angie, back to you. >> thank you. it has been seven months since the presidential elections. virginians go back to the polls tomorrow. they will choose the commonwealth's next governor and lieutenant governor. in our northern virginia bureau chief julie carey has you covered. open our nbc washington app for a detailed look at where all the candidates stand on the issues. just search virginia governor. the biggest night on broadway lit up the great white way with stars, smiles, even some tears. ♪ forgotten in the middle of going
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>> that is kevin spacey hosting last night's tonys performing his own rendition from the musical "dear evan hanson." that show earned six awards. other big winners were kevin klein for best actor for present laughter. laurie metcalf won best actress for "a doll's house" and bette midler won for "hello dolly iempt best play went to oslo and james earl jones. he won the lifetime achievement award. sort of interesting when you realize all of these big winners were tv and film actors and then they go back to their roots to hit that stage. >> yes. i love it. bette midler tweeting afterwards a among all of the chaos, she forgot to thank the ensemble of "hello dolly." >> a little pressure trying to remember and say the right things. >> of course. of course. >> make sure the dress stays up. >> you
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>> the master of all mediums. she can do anything. >> i was telling him that. >> i have to get to new york. i want to see "hello dolly" with her in it. we're going to be sweating with the oldies. >> sizzling. sizzling. >> that's right. it's going to be very warm around here today and tomorrow. yesterday marked our fourth day 90 or higher this year. we have day number five coming today. day number six coming up tomorrow. there will be a bit of a downward trend in the temperatures once they get past about wednesday afternoon. live this morning looking out to the west, indeed, a quiet start. that's out towards clarendon in arlington county. beautiful morning. awfully warm. 76 in the downtown location. it is cooler when you get away from the city and the bay. nonetheless, a very muggy start. it won't take any time at all. places in the mid 60s now will easily be as warm as national airport by 9:00, :0
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once the sun is up, any ability to cool off during the overnight vanishes quickly. everybody should be in the mid 70s by at least 8:00 in the morning. 86 degrees by 11:00. probably near 90 by noontime. 90 degrees at 2:00. afternoon high in downtown around 94, 95 degrees. 95 is the record. we're talking about unusually hot weather for early june. outdoor planner, runners like me reduce your distance. i'm going to reduce mine to zero. extra water for biking. about the only good thing to do is go to the pool. don't forget your spf. you'll get cooked for sure. be on the shadyside of the street for the outdoor cafes. heat indexes will be up close to 100 degrees. stay extra hydrated. high pressure large and in charge of our weather. no rain anywhere up the eastern
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seaboard. that's good for flyers. none of the big eastern hubs will be affected by severe weather. that is welcome news. future weather all the way through the afternoon, nothing. no chance for rain today. here's the next couple of days. 95 today. 94 tomorrow. 60% chance of thunderstorms wednesday afternoon and evening. 40% chance of showers on thursday. look at that, thursday's high only 83 and another chance for thunderstorms on friday afternoon with a high near 81. just two more days, today and tomorrow before we cool off just a smidgen. let's go over to melissa mollet to see how traffic is holding up. >> metro, delays to shady grove because of a switch problem outside of glenmont. you can see no major problems of your screen. seeing some delays as you're headed into the district. try to check that out to see what exactly is going on. we don't have any report of
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66 is fine, 95 northbound is slow as you're approaching quantico. 301 at 5 looking good as well. aaron? >> melissa, thank you. thwarting thieves in prince george's county. it's one of the hardest lessons to teach kids, the value of money. we're working for you to help your son or daughter stay financially fit from diapers to diplomas. >> be sure
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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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you're watching "news 4 today." welcome back. at 5:24, gone are the days of the piggy banks being the way to teach your kids to be financially fit. no more of that sort of drop in coin, stuff in a dollar bill. this week news 4 is working for you with some money tips for all stages of your child's life. >> that starts as soon as they're born. consumer reporter susan
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with advice that you can use even if you're not a parent. >> reporter: as you know, there is a lot of planning required when you start a new family. the one thing you don't want to forget about is your finances, so here are four things you can do to set your newborn on the right path to financial success. number one, start saving for college right away. >> i think that's a great way. the growth is tax deferred. >> family members who want to contribute can open their own account in the child's name and get the tax credit for it. open a bank account in the child's name. transfer a small amount in the pay day even if it's 5 or $10. it will add up over time and can be used down the road for things like a car. number three, consider stocks. if you pick the right ones your child can make some money in the long run, but when applying for college financial aid, remember this -- >> it becomes their assets and
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their fasfa phi napsal aid forms. >> number four will help the parents take advantage of dependent care accounts if they're available to you at work. free tax money can be used for child care and medical costs. now coming up tomorrow, what age should you start having this conversation with your kids about money? and how do you teach them the value of finances in a cashless society? we're working for you. >> well, as susan said, would we're working all week to keep kids financially fit. >> we asked you to weigh in on the topic of chores in the nbc washington facebook page about your children's allowances. it's a question that sparked a lot of passion. amelia saying that she gives her kids no money because she provides them with everything they use in their house. >> now in susan's house her 10-year-old receives $10 a week and they don't tie the chores to money but he is responsible for buying everything he wants. l
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home. we'll share more responses tomorrow on "news 4 today." >> yeah. >> i feel like you have to earn it, otherwise your kid thinks money appears out of nowhere. >> not only did i have to earn the money in my house. as soon as i was in grade school mowing lawns and only getting 20% of the cut. i didn't find that out until years later. yeah. these are values you instill in your children. 5:27. if you thought this weekend was hot, you just wait. today, tomorrow, there's storm team 4 weather alert days because of the heat and humidity.
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"news 4 today" starts now. 5:30 right now. welcome back to "news 4 today." i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm angie goff in for eun yang. we want to start off with what everyone is talking about. >> that's right. the weather and traffic. melissa will have a look at your monday morning traffic. chuck bell with us on the weather alert day. are you sweating, chuck? >> the reason i am not sweating, because i have a little fan. it's a little moist and slightly cool out here early this morning. man, is it humid out here. record highs likely today. that's one of the four things you need to know. today's record is 95 and i think that is in grave danger of being tied or
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very poor air quality as well. haven't had a change of air mass in a couple of days. each day the pollution stacks up a little bit more. that's not good. people with respiratory issues need to take it easy outside today. so we're in the 60s and 70s as you start out your monday morning. high today, 95. again, that would tie the record at national airport. would break it at dulles airport. we're going to stay hot here the next couple of days. the temperature trend is not your friend until we get to wednesday and thursday, but between now and then, melissa mollet, all sweat all time. >> you make it sound so lovely, chuck. >> don't i though? >> thank you. sounds great. taking a look at a couple of problems here on metro. red line delays to shady grove, still hanging around because of the switch problem outside of glenmont this morning. reminder on the oran
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carrollton, landover, cheverly, deanwood closed this morning. inner loop and outer loop of the beltway, closed. in bound coming from the south and heading north, we do have a big slowdown there. no report of an actual problem, just being reported as an incident. not exactly sure what's going on there. coming in on 66 is fine and 95 northbound the slow spot is as you're approaching quantico. aaron? >> melissa, thank you. 5:32. in our top stories this morning, the number of car smash and grabs in prince george's county is steadily rising. >> molette green is in the newsroom with how officers are planning to put a stop to this. hi, molette. >> reporter: good morning. this morning they'll unveil the department's plan to crack down on a growing number of car break-ins throughout the county. take a look here at a few pictures of a few crime scenes the police department tweeted
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of things from your cars, even toolboxes. tracee wilkins covering this story. be sure to look for her reports later today and follow her on twitter as she gets more details about what the police department plans to do to stop this from happening. back to you guys. >> thank you, molette. today the security camera footage the night of penn state fraternity pledge was fatally hurt will be at the center of the hearing. timothy piazza died from traumatic brain injuries after he fell down the stairs. they waited 12 hours before getting help for piazza. today we'll find out if there is enough evidence to put those members on trial. police in the district need help finding two teenagers. this is a picture of 14-year-old davishia who
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and jasmine went missing on dick's street in the northeast. if you can help, please contact police. today marks 50 years since the supreme court struck down state bans on interracial marriage. the case known as loving versus virginia was brought by rich. >> andy: mildred loving. the couple was sentenced to a year in jail. the main question in that case, did virginia's law violate the equal protections clause of the 14th amendment? the justices unanimous decision in favor of the lovings ended all race-based restrictions on marriage in these countries. the winner of the huge powerball jackpot can claim the prize as early as this morning. >> rounding it out tonight with the number 58, your power ball number tonight is 3. >> those are the winning numbers you see right there on the screen for saturday's jackpot. it w
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hers here's what we know about that winning ticket. it was bought in california. it was sold at a store in sun city, 80 miles from los angeles. whoever has the ticket can come forward right away or they can wait, which is probably the smart thing to do. the person has a year to claim that prize. >> lawyer up. they say sun 12i, this is a place that a lot of travelers come through. maybe somebody from the east coast struck it lucky. the 10th biggest in history. if you don't already have the nbc washington app, today is a great day to download it. take a look at the current temperatures this morning. we were seeing places in the 70s in the 4:00 hour this morning. things may not be too bad exactly right now, but just wait until all of the humidity kicks in. chuck is back with four things you need to know about the forecast. a good 14 years or so i had
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>> and it's the interview you'll see only here on news 4. what the former fairfax city mayor has to say about his arrest for trading meth for sex. and the production of a very popular show is suspended. the sexual misconduct accusations that have a spinoff of "the bachelor" now on hold. it's 5:36.
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you're watching "news 4 today." summer travelers have reason to smile after reports of gas prices holding pretty steady. now they've only gone up half a penny in the last three weeks. usually around this time of year gas prices rise. the average regular price dropped about half a cent to $2.40 so the small change reflects stable worldwide prices. analysts say we are likely to see further drops in retail gas prices. some guys really can't throw down in the kitchen, you know. check it out, a group of amateur and celebrity male chefs showed off their cooking skills. shamari stone was the guest chef at the men who cook fund-raiser. they whipped up treats like mag aronne any and cheese at the university of district of columbia. this event helps
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hunger. molette green stopping by her old stomping grounds visiting udc. shamari made sliders and said they were a big hit. >> i would not expect anything less from the most romantic man in america, right? >> how he got that name. >> shomantic. it could be a big day actually in the bill cosby trial. we'll tell you who could take the stand as the defense prepares to make its opening statements today. first comey, now jeff sessions. what to expect as the attorney general prepares to testify in the investigation into russia. good morning. you're watching "news 4 today." and i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. we're in weather alert for you today because it's going to be another sizzler to be outside. if you're pool bound for today, don't forget your spf. temperatures today low to mid 90s. this heat wave continues at least another day before some increasing rain chances come our way. i'll show you
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taking a look at the rails first. a couple of issues and delays heading into the district. pl of that
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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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chilling new video of a woman found chained by her neck held captive by a serial killer. her harrowing encounter as first responders work to free her. and the former mayor of fairfax city breaks his silence. what he has to say about the scene that took him and his career down in an interview you'll see only on news 4. a heads up for anyone headed down to the national mall today. where you now have to pay to park. "news 4 today" starts now. 16 before the hour, and the russia investigation will once again be at the center of everything on capitol hill this week. >> and ta
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general jeff sessions' testimony tomorrow before the senate intelligence committee. news 4's edward lawrence joins us live from capitol hill. edward, what kinds of questions is sessions likely to face and will we be able to see it? >> reporter: that's the big question. will we be able to see it. the senate intelligence committee has the option to take this into a closed session. jeff sessions, the attorney general, was supposed to already be testifying in front of the house and senate appropriations committee on tuesday. that is an open public hearing. again, by moving over to the senate intelligence committee he has the option of going behind closed doors, and some evare saying that's the reason he want today do this. jeff sessions is expected to handle questions about his meeting with the russians and also deal with questions about whether the president interfered with the russia probe. angie, aaron? >> thank you, edward. it is a revealing interview you will see only h o
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fairfax city arrested in an undercover meth sting is opening up now about his past struggles with drugs and his fall from grace. scott silverthorne spoke exclusively with david culver about the police sting where he handed meth to under cover cops. >> and i handed it to them, and they held it up. and i thought, something's not right. and then within a literal split second they both jumped out of the car and two or three suvs descended on the car that i was sitting in and, you know, the police emerged. >> something you'd see in a movie? >> basically, yes. >> did your heart drop in that moment? >> well, of course. i mean, it's never -- it's never an easy thing to go through, but i -- i knew something was up. >> you can watch much more of david's exclusive interview with
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here on news 4. developing now, will uber fire its ceo travis kalinick as the company considers the results of an internal investigation that examines concerns about widespread sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior. a former engineer blogged about repeated unwanted sexual advances. kalinick did launch an investigation after the claims surfaced. how did we get to today? how did uber get to a point where a bunch of people in a board room are trying to figure out its future? >> he will present his findings to all uber employees tomorrow. today the days of free parking along the most -- well, most of the national mall are over. >> and take a look at this map. the national park service has installed meters along many popular stretches in d.c.
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tuss tells us how much you will now have to pay. hi, adam. >> reporter: hey, angie. welcome back. it is time to start paying here along the national mall. about 1200 spaces have these multi-meter spaces. i want to show you something that actually happens. when you go to start, you can select standard vehicle, tour bus or donation. you can come down here and make a donation, it will all go to the national park association. here's what you need to know. these meters around the national mall are in effect today. you're going to have to pay 2 bucks per hour to park down here and you have a max day of three hours around the national mall. that is something you should definitely be aware of. you have multiple payment options with these meters. you can either pay with a credit card or you can use your park mobile app. that is a business change for around the national mall. for insiders and locals we've known you could park for free around the
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quite some time. that was around the memorials. all of that changes today. these meters are in effect seven days a week from 7:00 in the morning until 8:00 at night. you have to be aware if you're coming down here, the dpas of free parking are over. they're hoping to encourage turnover here, if you encourage people to park, they hope it spurs some transportation use. 2 bucks fehr hour. you can park for up to three hours. back to you. >> adam tuss, live for us from the mall. thank you, adam. also, one of the most iconic views in our area will be a bit of an eye sore for tourists. they started to drain the lincoln memorial reflecting pool yesterday. they're trying to destroy a parasite that killed about 80 ducks there. the parasite is found in snails that live in the reflecting pool. >> i thinkhe
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shooting for is june 19th. >> not going to eat escargot anymore. no more snails for me. >> they did say the same parasite can cause swimmer's itch. nobody swims in the reflecting pool. >> no, i wouldn't swim m that. i don't even put a finger in. >> today might be good to find some water. >> to dip. >> find a trustworthy, clean body of water. we had our sunrise a second ago but the clouds have obscured our rising sun for a brief moment, otherwise, partly cloudy skies this morning. mild, too. temperatures are already in the mid 70s downtown, so four things to know about the next four days. possibly up near record highs both today and tomorrow. a little on the stormy side coming up wednesday before some slightly cooler weather rolls in towards the second half of the week. mid 90s both today and tomorrow. the record today is 95. that one might be tied or broken. tomorrow's record is 96.
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if you get towards wednesday and thursday, the downward trend means record highs will be safe. thunderstorm chances coming back mid week as well. it is all dry across the region and muggy. 66 out in the shenandoah valley. 76 downtown. if you plan to be outside, know it is going to be hazy, hot and humid. air quality in code orange. very unhealthy air for people with respiratory issues. if you have any sort of respiratory problems, asthma and the like, reduce your strenuous time outside today. hardly anything in the way of a rain chance today or tomorrow. just hot and humid. future weather today. hardly anything going on the way today. just the heat, haze and humidity. there could be one or two isolated showers tomorrow mainly along i-81. not much of a rain threat in and around town. wednesday, that's when things
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highs tomorrow, 94 here in washington. 91 in gaithersburg, 95 in fredericksburg. if you're like me, you're already thinking, how about going to the beach this weekend? yeah, not a bad day. clouds friday and saturday. it won't be hot at the beaches. that is welcome news. here's our ten day forecast for the next couple of days, mid 9 os today and tomorrow. upper 80s and 90s on wednesday afternoon. hit and miss rain chances carry it to the weekend. let's go to melissa mollet and check on traffic. >> good morning. starting with rails here. yellow line, earlier problem at huntington, that is in addition to our problem on the red line. shady grove because of the switch problem outside of glenmont. chopper 4, 95 northbound/southbound in maryland, heading down to the beltway for us this morning. that volume is nice and
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avenue, that should be getting out of the way soon here this morning as you're headed in bound from the south getting a bit better. as you see now, no major problems here on the roads on any of the main routes into town or out of town. travel times look like 270 looks good, top of the beltway. 226 in bound and 95 to quantico to the beltway. >> also good. remember to lis zwroen wtop when you hop into your car today. i'm molette green at the live desk. want to show you a gaping hole that forced a plane overseas -- there it is. that plane had to make an emergency landing. look at the jagged hole. passengers on the flight from sydney to shanghai describe hearing a massive noise and then smelling something
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the china airlines moved all of the passengers to the left side of the plane and they landed safely. aaron, back to you. >> molette, thank you. 5:54 right now. for the first time we're seeing dramatic rescue of michelle chapman held captive by a serial killer. deputies cut into a locked shipping container to get to kayla brown where she had been held captive for two months. this was held last november. they found brown handcuffed with her neck chained to the wall. she was assaulted by her kidnappers. minutes after finding her, deputies asked about her missing boyfriend, charles harper. >> todd kohlhe pe p shot charlie car very three times in the chest, wrapped h
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put him in a bucket. >> investigators later found three bodies on todd's property including car very's. he confessed to those murders along with the shooting deaths of three others. he's now serving life in prison without pa jeel today bill cosby's defense team will begin presenting its case in his sexual assault trial outside of philadelphia, but there is a question of whether cosby will take the stand to testify. his lawyers are not saying anything about it at this point. last week the accuser andrea constant testified that cosby drugged and molested her in 2004. kosz by has denied all allegations. >> films has been suspended for nbc's "bachelor in paradise." there are accusations of misconduct on location in mexico. once the investigation is over,
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appropriate actions. they're not giving a whole lot of details. the show "bachelor in paradise" reunites former bachelor and bachelorette contestants in another effort to find love. delta airlines yanked its sponsorship of a play. the character mirrors president trump and he gets killed. in a series of tweets they said that it was pulling funding because it, quote, crossed the line of good taste and doesn't reflect the company's values. good morning, i'm landon dowdy in cnbc headquarters. how much would you pay for lunch with warren buffet? the cost is $2.7 million. this is down from last year's record $3.46 million. the winning bidder can invite up to seven people for lunch with
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raised $25 million. with the morning business report, i'm landon dowdy. >> thanks, landon. a vote to become america's 51st state, we are not talking about the district. >> puerto rico went to the polls. what is next for the island's state hood and could it affect d.c.? >> concerns of a possible roof collapse when a patio starts moving under people's feet. the warning from emergency crews. that's just ahead. >> reporter: a cool and pleasant start, but that's all going to change. how to beat the heat coming up.
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right now on "news 4 today," weather alert. our region preparing for a scorching summer day. how to make sure you and your family are ready for the temperatures you feel today. pushed out of pride? a local lawmaker says she was left out of this weekend's events. hear what organizers are saying about her claims. new overnight, suing the president. maryland and d.c.'s top lawyers t
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court. new details on the lawsuit you'll be hearing about today. news 4 begins now with storm team 4. it is 6:00 a.m. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm angie goff. grab an extra water bottle before you head out the door. >> temperatures climbing just after 6:00 a.m. and we're at 74 degrees. we have team coverage with you with storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell and megan mcgrath. we'll check in with melissa mollet with a look at your commute. >> yes, indeed. it's a warm and humid morning today. it's not going to get any better until probably wednesday. get ready to sweat it out here. we may tie or break record high temperatures at all three of our local airports today and tomorrow. there's a live view looking southbound towards ragan national airport over the kennedy center there. muggy, you can almost tell how thick the atmosphere is o

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