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just keep going around trying to get another pair, trying to make an easy flip, doing whatever i can. >> reporter: he doesn't have to do it alone. like any business business, he's got help froms s hhis summer i. he's got a friend. she was a shoo-in. >> it's much more relaxed. he's a friend. it's not selling directly with a manager. >> reporter: he's off to college. she's still in high school. >> they're so devoted. they want to help me. they want to see this business grow. >> reporter: they spend hours every day packing up products and making sure they're the real deal. >> i smell the shoes for glue stains. >> this whole experience has been
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it's really interesting. ihere. >> it's stressful. it's a lot of work, but i love the industry. i've made countless friends. >> reporter: friends who turned interner for this high schooler who's thinking out of the box. right now at 5:00 a.m. we're st staying on top of breaking news. a driver in this suv collided with a train. you're looking at lyre pictures from the scene here. police say this happened around 4:30 in baltimore near beltsville. i want to show you where this is. you see baltimore avenue not far from beltsville road.
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aimee cho has just arrived on scene and we'll check in with her. good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm molette green. >> we'll check in with chuck bell on the weather. >> how's it going out there? >> it sounds like fireworks. boom, crash, and beeps, not alone. skies mostly cloudy. it is a humid start to the day for sure. 76 degrees over a mostly cloudy sky. radar is scanning the skies. not finding anything yet, but we will be finding scattered showers and thunderstorms around the area. afternoon highs, upper 80s, low 90s for motive. the best way you can stay ahead of the weather is have your nbc washington app downloaded. if you're not from the area and watching us, this is best way t
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feature. look for me at chuck bell 4 on instagram or facebook. 'll do my best to keep you ahead of any shower and thunderstorm chances. again, if you see the skies get dark or a rumble of thunder, the app is the best way to keep you ahead of it. news 4 will be on the air between 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 p.m. this afternoon. if you're backyard bbq'ing today, have a backup plan ready to go. i'll be back with a check of the forecast for the rest of the week coming up. ♪ ♪ god bless america my home sweet home ♪ today america turns 241 years old and there is a lot happening in our area to celebrate that. that's some video for yesterday's rehearsal for
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capitol's fourth concert. before the music starts there will be festivities all day long on the mall. >> as you can imagine, security is going to be very tight. there's a lot of stuff that you cannot take with you down on the mall. justin finch is live with more from the national mall on what you need to know this morning. hey, justin. >> reporter: hey, there, molette. good morning. when you come down to the mall,y you're going to see some new si sights. we're talking about safety fencing to keep guests safe. if you're coming down, there are a few things they're asking of you as well starting with leaving a few things at home. take a look. we're talking alcoholic beverages, drones, firework, pets -- your service pets are allowed, but all other pets should stay at home -- weapons. yo
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bags as well. at this time there are no credible threats but they will continue to monitor and prepare. >> we receive an increase in cruise of vehicle attacks. we are well aware of that. we have a robust plan in place to safeguard against those would going into the details of what those are. >> reporter: and most importantly, if you see anything suspicious, you are asked to call police or alert an officer. the mall gates open at 10:00 this morning just in time for your the national independence parade which kicks off at 11:45 this morning on constitution aven avenue. we're live on the mall. back to you. >> justin, thank you. if you're planning your day, take look at the scene. the national independence day parade begins at 11:45 this morning. it will run down constitutional northwest from 17th street northwest. check out
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front lawn the capitol. at precisely 9:00 p.m. the main event, the fireworks. >> if you're going to the mall for the fireworks, metro may be your best option until midnight. keep in mind if you're trying to get to the smithsonian station, it will be open after 9:00 p.m. we've posted a lot of alternative options for you from me toe in our nbc washington app. we have great resources in the app as you make your plans today. you can find road closure and other celebrations around the region with our fireworks finder. just search fourth of july in the nbc 4 washington app. breaking news overseas. north korea has tested its first
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intercontinental missile. it's a push to challenge washington. president reacted to the missile test on twitter before north korea's claim saying in part, quote, does this guy have anything better to do with his life. it's an apparent reference to north korean leader kim jong-un. this latest missile test,et comes as president is preparing for this week's g-20 summit in germany. japanese prime minister shinzo abe say he and mr. trump will seek the cooperation from world leaders on the north korean threat. it's been almost three weeks since a gunman opened fire at a congressional baseball practice in alexandria. today two special
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receive honors. they'll present crystal griner and david bailey with honors. think were part of security detail for house whip steve scalise. they held the gunman at bay until police arrive. they're credited with saving many lees. this morning parents are asked to have a tough conversation with their children. they want to know if the suspect has more victims. carlos deangelo bell is charged with assaulting at least ten boys and forcing them to make pornography. the charles county sheriff's office say some of it started at the benjamin
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positive for hiv. >> my daughter ran down the stairs yelling mommy, one of our teachers has been arrested for molesting kids. >> charles county has a hotline number. it's also on the app. story is right there on the home page. this case has striking similarities to another crime in prince george's county. dionte caraway worked at a school in glen arden. he pleaded guilty to federal charges. his trial on local charges set for later this month. the school system set up a task force after that incident to prevent this from happening and it recommended training for everyone wo has students. new reporting requirements and new sex
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>>sayin man was hit by a car. police are working on the scene. they're trying to figure out what led up to that crash. traffic now moving in that area. you are looking at the intense familiar flames and smoke from the townhouse. neighbors on bluebird terrace are saying this with us. a night of grilling went wrong. a grilling mishap sparked the flames an caused quite a bit of damage here. the homeowner was taken to the hospital with minor burns. vinyl siding caught fire and bushed rapidly. the back deck collapsed here. they're trying to figure out whether charcoal was being used inside of a
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>> this is all p neighbors town home and at least 11 people are try to enjoy your fourth of july holiday. here are good tips to keep in mind when firing up the grill today. check for propane leaks on your gas grill. you can use a soap and water solution to check for bubbles around the tank's hose. if you see bubbles, there's a leak, you should get it serviced. if you smell gas, turn off the tank and burner. for charcoal grills only use sta charcoal starter fluid and never use anything else. coming up on 12 minutes after the hour, we're stayingon
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police telling us one person, driver of the suv pronounced dead on the scene. this happened at 4:00 chen the police responded to the scene at the 11500 block of baltimore avenue. we to have crews on the scene, aaron, bringing us live images. >> we're told route 1
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a driver is dead after he crashed with a train. >> aimee cho is there. aimee, what can you tell us? >> reporter: molette and aaron, the police tell us the train couldn't stop in time. the body is still trapped in the car. police haven't been able to get it out yet. this is a csx cargo train. there were no passengers on the train, however, there wer a
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engineer and conductor. traffic is shut down between powdersville. we're live in belgtsville, aimmm cho. back to you. >> thank you. let's turn our attention to the weather. chuck bell? >> good morning, molette and aaron and happy fourth of july. your day is off to an early start, that's for sure. skies are mostly cloudy at this point in time. we'll have cloud cover for your fourth of july plans. four things to know. our highest chances for rain occur between 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. most fireworks displays go up between 9:00 and 10. u i'm optimistic
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finally back into the 90 degree weather. what about the weekend sth we'll tell you about that coming up in a few. we'll see you. thank you. looking aet the top stories. the final push is on to push isis from the strong hold o the key city mosul. isis's hold on the city is down to less than half a square mile. a blown tire is to blame for a deadly bus crash in arizona. on board that bus, staff and volunteers nr a drum corps youth group. the driver who was not wearing a seatbelt was ejected from the bus after it rolled down an embankment. she died. four other people were hurt. fetd real prosecutors say
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from making statements outside the court to the media. they say it's tainting the jury. the former pharmaceutical company's ceo is on trial for securities fraud. he's notorious for raising the price of a drug by 5000% in 2015. the california father accused of killing his 5-year-old son has pleaded not guilty. he was arraigned yesterday. on friday police found his son's remains remains in a lake in santa barbara county after he went missing in april. this july 4th, a father/daughter pair in northern virginia is part of a campaign to keep your safe. he and his daughte a
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the hit the roads so they hope a more personal campaign will kind of get people to move over. and i was holding a sign that said move over for my dad. he was holding one formy. >> the people out there are somebody's father, daughter, sister, son, nephew. >> chief nye started on the force. he said he's proud to see his little girl who's now a grown up follow in his footsteps. the liberty bell has been missing for two decades. "news4's" tom sherwood has more on the search. >> reporter: here at the district's wilson building there's a lot of history but some of
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pound brass replica that sat outside the building when it was misplaced by pennsylvania avenue redevelopment efforts. >> so that's why we're here today basically is to enlit the public's health and d.c.'s help that they're trying to figure out what happened to the bell when it was given to taur torreys after the savings bond campaign. the search has run cold. if you know something, we'd like to hear from you. in the district, tom sherwood, "news4." >> there are two bells in washington but they're not the one gibson is looking for. one sits outside the white house, the other around the treasury building. >> it shouldn't be that hard to find. no one picked up and walked off
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let's pick on the weather guy, right? >> the pressure is on. like watching you two spar. >> we've go whole routine. we ought to start charginged a mig for this. it's a pleasant day to be kwout side. it will be hot and it will be humid. but look at the great color to our sky here this morning. lots o beautiful -- that's a great looking shot with mon money. jefferson memorial. just enough of a glow to get your spirits raising a little bit for your fourth of july. it's a mild one. 76 in washington with a light north weekend. winds will become a bit more northerly. that will shave some of the edge off the temperatures. 68 in laytonsville. 74 in cheverly.
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72 in montclair. gacahead of any thunderstorm chances today is to download our nbc washington app. it has a radar feature on it. it will be needed today. a cold front coming from the north and a cold ripple coming from the west will raise our rain chances. i moved it up from 30 to 40%. here's why. bubbling up of showers in the metro area. by 6:00, hit and miss. there will be a chance. by around 5:00 there could be one or two shower. i'm optimistic most of the fire works could go off would a hitch. then for tomorrow and thursday, cooler with mostly cloud with skies. off and on showers in the mid-80s. and i think any rain chances happen early on this saturday and the rest of the weekend looks pretty nice. n
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staying on breaking news in beltsville, you're looking at live pictures on baltimore avenue where a train has crashed into an surf of some sort killing the driver inside. >> police are working on the circling of j uft what happened to cause this collision just before 4:00 a.m. this morning. we can tell you it's closed in both directions, close to the
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working for you to find fun and free things to do this summer. >> this is fourth of july. this is the fourth of july, aaron. montgomery county has its big
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the foorkworks set for 9:15. >> if you want to find something to do after the fourth, head out to gaithersburg. there will be a kids concert. >> we have a complete lit of fireworks displays and an interactive app. search fireworks finder. celebrations at the capitol. it's another option thousands o people will continue today. >> next at 5:30 we'll check in with justin finch. he'll fill you in on what you need to know before the fun on the fourth begins. >> breaking news onthe crash
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that breaking news coming out of prince george's county this morning. at least one person died after a car and train collided. aimee cho is live. we'll go there in a minute. a beautiful picture there. that won't be the case for very long. it's going be a busy day in our nation's capitol and we welcome you back. i'm m
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quiet outside for now. not much showing up on "storm team 4" radar. take a peek. no rain in our immediate vicinity just yet. temperature-wise mid 60s in the shenandoah valley. upper 0s to around 70 in nearby neighborhoods. planning out your fourth of july. plenty of heat and humidity will lead to thunderstorm chance this afternoon. best rain chances are between 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. today. i'm optimistic by the time we get to fireworks time. most of the fireworks should be dying down. if you're going to pull a last-minute switch to the beach, onshore winds. the ocean is
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eight istoung be thbeach. it a is go tock be cool around here too. i'll give you all the details coming right up. >> thank you. 5:32. we're following breaking news. a man is dead after his suv collided with a train. >> let's go right to aimee cho. aimee? >> reporter: it happened around 3:45. the police tell us the car was on the track. by the time the train saw it, it was too late to stop. it's a male victim and his body is still trapped in car there. investigators haven't been able to get it out. this is a csx cargo train. there were no passengers on board, but there were a conductor and engineer on the train. lots o questions still to be answered here. investigators are trying to figure out why that train was on the tracks. this will have an impact on
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betweenapl avenue and powder mill road and police say it will be closed at least a couple more hours. if you plan to be heading out this way, you should plan on taking a different route. aimee cho, nbc 4 news. >> thank you. the nation celebrated its 241st birthday and there's lots happening in our area to celebrate. >> the bug 'vebig event happeni on the mall. there's lots of stuff you can't take down. justin finch is live with what you need to know. hey, justin. >> good morning, molette. the capitol park service and other agencies are prepping for hundreds of thousands to come down to the mall. security and safety are top priorities here and officials are telling us they do have a robust plan in place.
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on monday performers held run-throughs, fine-tuning ahead of tonight's capitol fourth concert. police were on hand for that practice. they also say they have no credible threats at this time, but authorities are continues to keep a watch. so if you are coming down, you are advised to leave a few things at home. that list includes, take a look, colic beverages, drones, fireworks, glass con thanhers, large tents and weapons. we do have a full list on our nbc washington app. we can tell you mall gates are opening at 10:00 this morning. the west lawn gates for the fireworks and concert will open at 3:00 p.m. we're told by experienced folks to get a good spot, you need to be
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back to you. >> thank you so much. if you're not headed down to the mall there are still other events planned for today. at fairfax county there will be events in the community. in prince george's county, you can head to the university of maryland at 7:00 p.m. for food and music followeded by fireworks. kensington, the sell briggss begin at 7:00 p.m. at the albert einstein high school. we have a complete list of the loc fourth of july apps. >> silver ride has partnered with lyft to get people safely to and from vaemts. those who use soberjuly4 will get 15 bucks t
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here's look at the north korea says it tested its first intercontinental ballistics missile. that appears to contradict what the u.s. and south korea said earlier that it was an intermediate range missile. a grilling mishap is to blame for this massive fire in gaithersburg. damage was done to at least two town homes. one person was taken the hospital with minor burns. coming up, we'll have more on what they think caused this accident. this morning a school instructional assistant is behind bars. carlos deangelo bell is charged with assaulting ten boy and forcing them to
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5:37 right now. today a man who was supposed to be walking in the independence day parade is sitting in jade. nosher ali ahmad is charged with sexually assaults a hotel maid. 80s not clear what his role with is. he's ht a diplomat. he's in jail with no bond. new trouble for the new jersey governor. what chris christie has to say about the photos and the new developments overnight that could impact your summer trip to the shore. a live look at the bay bridge. not too much traffic. we're back with more on this
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we're staying on top of a story in prince george's county. a driver is dead. you're looking at police activity in beltsville. >> you can see a csx cargo train involved in this. it happened just around 3:40.
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agreement. christie had been criticized for lounging on a state beach he closed due to the shutdown. state beaches and parks will reopen today. today is the fourth of july. hey, chuck. >> hey, there, molette. it's been three in a row. rain on the fourth of july, three days in a row. i'll give you a future look at the forecast.
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breaking news at 5:44. a driver is kill ar
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t. celebrating in the united states at the white house with the president's first fourth of july in office. good morning, everybody. temperatures are mostly 60s, low 70s. over into prince george's down tell, low to mid-70s on your way out the door. ite going to be a hot and humid day today. coming up in a few minutes, i'll show you our high resolution model and show you where the showers are most likely when. that breaking news right now in beltsville, maryland. the live look at the scene of a deadly car crash involving a train. you can see the investigators combing through the wreckage. this happened around 3:40 this morning. we know driver of the car is dead. >> the victim is a man. baltimore avenue
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police telling we'll get a live update from "news4's" aimee cho at 6:00. a fire warning this fourth of july after intense flames and smoke shot through a townhouse. they captured video of a grilling accident. a grilling mishap sparked those flames and caused quite a bit of damage. >> the homeowner was taken to the hospital with minor burns. vinyl siding caught fuehrer and spread rapidly. the back deck eventually collapsed. investigators are trying o feign out if charcoal was being used inside of a propoint grill. >> this is all just very preliminary. whatever happened, there was a big fire, flash
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caught some nearbyomstibles including the siding on fire. >> it started to come out of the roof. there was popping sounds and crackling. >> the fire did spread to a neighboring townhome there. >> we know at least 11 people are now displaced because of the fire. >> we want to make sure that your family is safe. if you plan on grilling out this fourth of july, here are some good tips to keep in mind. check for propane leaks in your gas grill. you can use soap and water solution to check for bubbles around the tank's hole area. if you see bubbles there's a leak there and you should get it serviced. if you smell gas, turn it off. if you use starter fluid, only use charcoal starter flew and never add other flammable liquids to the fire. have baking soda on hand to control a grease fire and have a fire extinguisher nearby. >>
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independent day at the white house hosting a pick nik for the military families. >> but this morning the president dealing with another missile test by north korea. "news4's" tracie potts live on capitol hill with the latest. good morning. >> good morning. busy day for the president as he prepares to go overseas tomorrow. but overnight he responded to that missile test. this morning north korea confirms its latest ms. aisle test. president trump tweets perhaps china will put a heavy move on north korea and end this nonsense once and for all. he meets with china's president at this week's g-20 summit. also with german chancellor an squlael merkel. but the focus will be the president's first face-to-face meeting with russia's president
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>> he's poing to try to the uni states through president trump. >> he's no agenda. still white house is working out details. still unknown, mr. president trump confront president putin over the presidential election. trump's ties to russia are sparking more impeachment protests. >> i don't think there's any question when he obstructs justice when he fired fbi director james comey. >> reporter: this mother's afraid her daughter could lose essential health benefits. >> if those are ripped from her, that's going o leave her and many other families dead. >> reporter: dozens of town halls are planned this week as washington celebrates independence. in poland it's the president's first stop beforeh
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summit. aaron, molette? >> tracie, thank you. this is what we did as kids with the family. >> and grown folks. adults too. >> yeah. because you wanted to buy the crabs and fresh fish. >> several businesses say they're losing money. "news4" derrick ward has the story. >> reporter: this has been open for business for years. there are big changes afoot. that was parking. soon it will be a market and a restaurant. parking will moved. 650 spaces. they're hard to come by. police are out on the main avenue making sure people get in smoothly. people want crabs for their cookout. so they want to get the
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they're here and open for uswaterfront, derrick ward, "news4." >> derrick tells us they want to add underground parking. that is need. it will add direct access to the market and it will replace the worn out trail that is there. we're told the bald eelgle that was found yesterday is likely justice from the police academy. >> they told post it's likely the male of the academy's two eagles because of its weight and talon size. it was found grounded and wet after the rainstorm. it's eating well despite the air situation there. it's going to another facility for tests and care before
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>> a blow leave-in conditioner. he ha a rough day. that's all i can say. >> but on the mend. >> alive and well. fourth of july. it's been three in a row. even wants to know if we're going to make it four fourths in a row. let's hope not. there is certainly the likelihood of some rain to be dealt with during the middle and lat parts of afternoon. still a beautiful day. sun is up but there's cloud cover. temperatures, upper 80s, low 90s. typically hot and humid. 76 right now. radar shows most of the rain chances to our west. the real issue not only the rain to our west but this cold front is sagging down to northeast. we're caught with the rein chance pss coming at
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here's future weather fou. there's a lot of continuity from run to run today. first at 3:00 a bundling of shower storms. severe chances of thunderstorms are very, very low. we're not looking for any severe thunderstorms. by about 3:00, 4:00, 5:00. hit and miss showers bubbling across the area and moving well. they'll be slow movers today. once one of them gets over, it could rain. it could leave as much as a half an inch or more before it drfts away. after about 6:00 we lose daytime heating and the coverage of rain should be diminishing after 7:00 or 8:00. i remain cautiously optimess tick. just know i can't guarantee you're folk to stay dry.
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first pitch at 11:00 a.m. it's an early game. there will certainly be a chance of a delay lawsuit. and your fourth of july chance for fireworks 3rk 3% at 3:00. highest is at 6:00 p.m. 40% chance. by 9:00. only a 20% chance for rain with temperatures in '80s. here's your ten-day forecast. cooler temperatures. off and on rain chances through wednesday, thursday. hot as stormy on friday afternoon. most looks dry after a few showers early. let's go back to the news. >> thank you, chuck. there are two more spots to get a heavy spot to get a fine. police have installed two more cameras. you ool drive past those cameras on the 4300 block of
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for the in fact few only get a warning and then it will be upwards to $100. >> street parking is $2.50 an hour. lots, $2 an hour. the reigning mvp has agreed to a two-year deal with the golden state warriors. it's worth $253 million. that's a $9 million pay cut. durant could have taken more but he wants to keep players on team. >> he's still rch. >> standup guy too. >> yeah. another prince george's county native is
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he scored a basket andishe game. boston celtics won that game. >> wimbledon continues today and it looks like the seven-time winner roger federer playing on center court. >> venus williams broke down when asked about the fatal car crash. >> there are no words to describe how devastating. yeah. i i am completely speechless, and it is just -- >> williams left the room in tears shortly after thmt on friday the family of man who died in the car crash sued williams. >> i think that's the first time she's been publicly asked
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p we're working for you this morning to get you ready for whatever celebrations you have planned. >> whatever celebrations. the parades t the concerts, firework, all happened tonight at the national mall. we're fwouk to check in with justin finch on july 4th. plus a strange search for a 2,000-pound bell that disappeared. >> staying on top of that breaking news out of beltsville, a deadly crash between an suv and a train. "news4" is there
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joo that breaking news coming out of beltsville. he's where one person has died after colliding with a train. this is on the tracks near baltimore avenue. "news4's" aimee cho is getting latest on what happened. we're going to check in with her in just a minute. >> first we want to wish you a happy independence day on july 4th. good morning, evan. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm
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look at that. it's li a beautiful morning. ♪ it's a beautiful morning >> i think i'll go outside for a walk. >> nice. >> but. there's always a but. chuck bell is the butt around here. >> i did not say that. >> rain is a possibility. >> we'll see how you get out of this. you could have walked out with me, but, oh, no, mr. precious needs to stay inside with air conditioning. skies partly to mostly cloudy. didn't get much of a pretty sunrise early morning. scanning the skies, working for you. not much rain. maybe a drop or two. rain chances will increase as we go through the day. peak rain chances between 3:00 and p.m. meanwhile mid-60s.


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