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yang. >> i'm angie goff in for aaron gilchrist. we're watching the weather and the changes we're seeing in the d.c. area. fall's coming, just not this week. >> that's right. rain delay from yesterday. that game at wrigley field in chicago. >> yeah. >> here you go. we had to wyatt a whole day. it's do or die for the nats. here's a live look at wrigley field nkts where it's raining. >> are they going to play? i hope so. >> there's still more rain in the forecast. are the players happy about this? >> yeah. >> or do they wish they could have played? >> let's get it over with. >> by tonight, a little bit of drizzle. maybe a little bit of drizzle during that game. >> before we check our forecast, we need to get to jack taylor with breaking news on the roads in our first 4 traffic. what's going on? >> loudoun county in hamilton, virginia, business district is closed at
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tanker crash. hazmat authorities on scene. hearing the talk of potential evacuations. please be cautious. you'll find yourself rerouted. similar situation where we had a hazmat situation in durwood on crabbs branch way. coming off the 270 spur, a crash down at the river road has been blocking the left lane. from the sound of it, everything is on the shoulder. tow truck is there and they're about to wrap it up. back in to you. well, good morning, jack. we are looking at rain on the radar, but not for everybody right now. around the district you notice we have cloudy conditions. up around baltimore, light, spotty sprinkles. it will be the case as we go through the day today. it will be kind of a gray day with spotty showers around the area. we look to our south. fredericksburg, a bit of a
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95 near fredericksburg, sait. mary's county. now we have a few showers developing off to the west of 81. winchester, martinsburg, hag gars town. 72 through the afternoon. through the afternoon, clouds around with wet roads. temperatures in the mid 70s. cooler than yesterday. we'll talk about when the rain chances will come to an end and when the fall weather comes back. that's all straight ahead, guys. >> sheena, thanks so much. breaking news at 6:02 in arlington, virginia. two people were able to escape a massive house fire. this is on north ivy street. one person had to be rescued. >> news 4's kristin wright is there now. kristin, pretty incredible damage there and it happened fast. >> reporter: yes. it looks very, very bad. just found out the past few minutes that the guy firefighters pulled from a window of the house here was
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to the hospital. he is in critical condition. take a look at the house here. it looks terrible. we pulled up and i thought just, wow. these are members of the fire marshall's office as well as the fire department. they are here. they're cleaning up. they're also trying to figure out exactly how the fire started. so here's what we can tell you. three people were home when the fire began. two of them were able to get out of the house. they told firefighters when they got here that there was a third person, another man inside of the house in a bedroom on the upstairs. firefighters put up a ladder. they were able to climb and go in and rescue, pull out that third person. three people in the house. we're told they're all roommates and renting. fire department tweeted out a couple of pictures this morning. one of them shows just how raging this fire was. it looks like really just a
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of fire just glowing. second picture they tweeted out shows that rescue that i was explaining. you can see the ladder up at the window. you can see the firefighter there and, again, firefighters say they were able to pull that person. we're told a man in his 20s out of the house. he was taken to the hospital. he was unresponsive but breathing. he's in critical condition. firefighters also telling us they believe there were working smoke alarms in the house. back to you. >> all right. kristin wright in arlington for us. kristin, thank you. while we wait to learn the cause of that fire, officials want you and your family to have a plan. we have important resources on our nbc washington app. search fire safety. we're also following breaking news concerning a triple shooting in northwest washington. >> let's get straight to news 4's justin finch who has the very latest. justin. >> reporter: hey, that's right. we have three men who were shot. we know two have died and one
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as for the person or persons who did it, they are still out there and police, they are still here in this home just behind us, that white colored home. they have been going in and out of that home throughout the morning still gathering clues around that home here. d.c. police got on scene just after midnight. they got that call of three people shot on eighth street between rock borrow place and whiten house street northwest. it's just off georgia avenue and really residential. lots of homes and also lots of schools as well. we're just a few blocks away of coolidge high and the whittier education campus. that home is still under blaring lights with police tape up and officers still on scene gathering clues. two men are dead and one man is now in the hospital. the shooter in this case did get away. also, police are looking for a black bmw, a
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they say that may have involvement in the shooting. 6200 block is going to be closed as this investigation continues. we're live here in northwest. i'm justin finch, news 4. >> justin, thank you. your time is 6:06. we have more breaking news now. those devastating deadly wildfires are not letting up in california. take a look at this. this is new video showing flames shifting overnight. 150 people missing. crews found two more people dead last night making the total 17 so far. the fires are officially a federal disaster. the worst hit area is sonoma county north of san francisco. so far the fire destroyed 2,000 homes and buildings. coming up, jay gray will have a live report from napa with more challenges they're facing battling the flames. >> 6:06 right now. we want to get to the latest on the investigation into the mass shooting in las vegas.
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was staying is disagreeing with police about what happened. news 4's chris lawrence is at the live desk. that's not good when you're trying to work on an investigation. >> no, eun, it's not just what happened but when. the police releasing leased a new time line. mandalay bay saying it can't be certain that's correct. on monday they say he shot and wounded a mandalay bay security guard six minutes before the shooting started. this is a significant difference from what investigators said last week, that the guard interrupted paddock during the massacre. that's when paddock shot him. the revised time line raises questions whether the officers could have done more to prevent the shooting. he was wounded. police have suggested he managed to call for help. it's not entirely sure if that happened. we know 53 were shot and hundreds more were hurt. ne
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okay. let's try this together. >> yeah, come on. >> less than 12 hours -- >> game has to hurry up and get here. >> i know. you can't do this to our hearts. the nationals getting the chance to stay alive. >> they are not sending their ace to the mound, stephen strasburg would be on normal reps. he's too sick to pitch tonight. a lot of you had something to say about the news. take a look at all of these tweets. something the nats have already given up. others say they are confident no matter who has the ball. >> insteds of strassberg tanner roark gets the start. he grew up watching games at wrigley field. >> reporter: not too long ago a kid sitting in a seat like this one here in wrigley was rooting on his beloved chicago cubs. now that kid later today will be on the mound starting for the washington nationals in the biggest game of his career. >> i j
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around here is amazing and, you know, to pitch here at wrigley and, you know, to hear the fans. i know they're going to be crazy, like i said. just do what i do best and try to keep them quiet. >> have people been reaching out to you for tickets? has it been kind of crazy the last few days? how many people do you expect family and friends? >> it hasn't been too crazy. i have five of my family members coming. nobody's really reached out. they're good about getting their own tickets which is very good on me and it's a lot less stress that i have to worry about. >> reporter: game 4 of the first pitch will be later today at 4:08. a win would send the washington nationals home to get ready for thursday's game 5. >> that's what we want, what carol said. >> yes. >> we want them to come home, tomorrow's game as carol mentioned is the decisive game. >>
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>> the winner will face the dodgers which starts this weekend. >> it will be tough. twitter is talking about the shocker in the soccer world. >> what? >> i'm stunned by this news. the u.s. is missing out on the world cup for the first time since 1986. team u.s.a. lost to trin be any dad in a huge upset while you were sleeping. we were ranked something like 20 spots above trinidad. they've made seven straight appearances in the world cup after this triumphant comeback 28 years ago. this is a huge blow to the men's national -- >> it is. trinidad ranks 99th. world cup next year in russia. we'll be back. nfl players forced to stand. a league crackdown in the works. coming up, the new proposal from the commissioner of football. plus, first he lost his job. now his wife. new fallout for harvey
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and the most recent celebrities joining the abuse claim. we're watching the storm team 4 radar closely heavy to the south and east. how does your commute look this morning? how does the rest of the day look? we have your rain in the
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mark: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. it is 6:14. we are working for you with a lot of breaking news this morning and some of it is on the roads. wtop's jack taylor with more information. tell us what's going on. >> well, the issue is in loudoun county. business route 7. tanker truck and a vehicle involved in the crash. unfortunately, we've got the road closed for the foreseeable future. putting it near north woods
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station. a couple hundred gallons of fuel on the roadway. we have hazmat authorities on the scene. it will remain closed for the foreseeable future. issue coming out of i-85. back in to you. here at the live desk. we got good news of you commuters heading out the door in the next few minutes. montgomery county, they cleared a hazmat scene on crabbs branch way near shady grove road. there was a truck leaking fuel. they had cleared the area. there was some vapor in the air that they wanted to keep people away from, but in the last five minutes we heard they've now cleared that situation -- cleared that situation. that's a road people use to get down to 270. not far from the shady grove metro station. could have been a real head able for the commute but cleared in the last couple o
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eun. the nfl could be close to making a big move including its players protesting during the national anthem. in a memo to teams yesterday, commissioner roger goodell says they have to come up with a plan on this issue and will present it to team owners next week. it's unclear whether the league will make standing mandatory. goodell made clear he thought everyone should stand for the anthem. "people" magazine reporting that harvey weinstein's wife is leaving him amid the growing accusations of sexual misconduct. the latest accusations include stars angelina jolie and gwyneth paltrow. that's on top of the report from ""the new yorker"" magazine. they're reporting clues in audio recordings from a 2013 nypd sting operation where a model appears to reject weinstein's advances inside a hotel. >> why is it
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breast? >> oh, please. i'm sorry, come on, i'm used to that. >> you're used to that? >> yes, come in. >> no, but i'm not used to that. >> i won't do it again. come on. sit here. >> weinstein has denied all allegations of assault. meanwhile, the weinstein company's board of representatives released a statement saying that the allegations against harvey weinstein came up as a surprise to them. the members say, quote, any suggestion that the board had knowledge of this conduct is false. and virginia governor terry mcauliffe is joining a number of politicians from donating contributions from weinstein to charity. he's giving it to the virginia sexual and domestic violence action alliance. weinstein made the donation to the 2015 campaign. the donation was more than $55,000. countdown is on now. the grand opening of the wharf along the southwest waterfront in d.c. is finally
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about 20,000 people are expected each day during opening weekend. mayor muriel bowser warned against driving. >> just try to remember that there are many ways to get here. you can drive. there is parking available. you are going to pay for it. >> options for transportation include a new shuttle bus and also a new water taxi. you saw there that stopped along georgetown and alexandria. you know there's going to be traffic. try to avoid it. we will have live coverage of the wharf's coverage all day long. molette green are there. say hi to our team and you can watch all of the excitement on news 4 or in the nbc washington app. a complete transforma
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it's unrecognizable. >> right along the water. they might have some sprinkles to contend with? >> they probably will. not a washout. bring the small umbrella with you. we're not out of the woods yet for small rain chances, but if you like the warm weather and you want it dry to hang out on the waterfront, it will be like that this weekend. >> nice. >> the weekend looks good. a lot of people are saying, we have another warmer. you'll need the umbrellas as we go through today and friday. our extended forecast in a second. here's where the ra inis in the district. we're still fairly dry but it's muggy. the rain is mostly around fredericksburg with more heading in that direction. parts of st. mary's county, southern calvert county. it
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it will continue to stay there. moving west to east. now we have more showers developing to the west of 81. areas from hagerstown down to la ray can start to see light showers moving in pretty soon here. bus stop forecast this morning, keep in mind we have the spotty showers in the forecast. 75 for a high. throughout the day temperatures you see now which were mainly in the mid to low 70s. not budging too much during the afternoon. we'll keep the clouds around. 74 in washington and still that chance for a couple spotty showers. 8:00 this morning. still showing that we could have some showers around the area even by 2:00 p.m. and then we go into tomorrow morning. rain chance in the forecast as well as through tomorrow afternoon. again, not going to be drying up until the weekend. temperatures cool down thursday, friday around 70. look at your weekend. dry up and warm up. mid 80s and sunny by sunday. coming up, we'll talk about that fall weather in the
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straight ahead. let's check the roads right now with jack taylor. good morning, jack. >> hey, sheena. we have our break in news unfortunately, hamilton, virginia. business 7 remains closed between 704 and route 9. 100 gallons of fuel spilled on the roadway. you'll find some issues in landmark, main lane between king street. before king street. v dot pulled up and blocked the right lane of 395. outer loop of the beltway, maryland near river road. beltway, old georgetown road, unusual slowdown. plan for that. he is an instructor parents thought they could trust. now a karate teacher is under arrest. the abuse against his own clients he's accused of coming up. as we track breaking news about this frightening house fire, our fire prevention week coverage also continues.
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news 4 is working for you this fire prevention week. we found four apps to help keep you and your family safe. >> first app is the family fire escape planner. this one is going to let you draw and do a layout of your house so that you can plan the best way that you would get out in case of an emergency. it really makes you think about where all your doors and windows are so you're not scrambling when fire strikes. second is, make safe happen. this app shows
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home fire drill in real life. it will even time how fast you can get out of your house. the goal, less than 2 minutes. another great one to consider and download, the fema app. they've got a lot of important tips about fires and also how to prevent them. the app will send you reminders also to test your smoke alarm and practice your fire escape plan. finally, an app that is perfect for your kids. this one is called sparky and the case of the missing smoke alarms. now this is a storybook mystery featuring sparky the fire dog here. it's all about the importance of smoke alarms. change those batteries. we post a link to all of these apps on our nbc washington app. >> they're all interactive like the kid ones which are very effective. all you have to do is search fire safety. breaking news this morning. a real life example of the importance of fire safety. a house up in flames overnight. look at these images here. this morning there's not much left, a
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"news 4 today" begins with breaking news. 6:29. we are following several breaking news stories for you. at least one person was seriously injured in this house fire in arlington overnight. it's still not clear how the fire started. and in just a few minutes, we are going to check in with justin finch. he is at the scene of a triple shooting that killed three men overnight. we want to go to chris lawrence with a hazmat situation in loudoun county. this is a big spill. >> it's a serious one, angie. we just learned basically what happened was a karan up under a tanker truck that was carrying about 26,000 gallons of fuel. about 16,000 gallons spilled out
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we just learned in the last couple of minutes that one person has been extricated from that car and transported to a local hospital. the road is still closed. to give you an idea what we're talking about, this is near virginia route 7. a serious crash on colonial highway. colonial highway closed between hamtd ton station road and dry mill road in hamilton. going to cause some major problems for folks trying to get to work this morning again as they try to clean up that spill. eun, back to you. >> chris, thank you. no, it's going to be a big cleanup for sure. it's 6:30. we need to check in with jack tailor. it sounds like a big mess. >> it certainly could be. especially with rain coming through. business route 7 between 704 and 9. hamilton service station. doing a big
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our cleanup continues in landmark headed northbound in the many lane. 14th street. vdot is on scene. the right lane is closed. early delays montgomery county headed ovechkin the 270 spur off of the outer loop. holefully the delays once they clear the scene. well, good morning. it is humid outside, it is warm. at least i am outside the station. it is not raining right now, but we do have some showers around the area currently. so if you are anywhere near fredericksburg, saint mare a res county, calvert county, that's where we're seeing a lot of rain. around the district and around the beltway we're fairly dry. we have low clouds and you might want to grab the small umbrella today. another area of showers developing heading towards winchester, la ray,ea
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through the morning spotty showers in the forecast. again, make sure you don't leave home without the umbrella. we will be cooler and talking about the mid 70s for a daytime high. what your week end looks like coming up in a bit. >> sheena, thank you. following breaking news of a triple shooting. families are waking up to their neighborhoods belonged off with kriemp scene tape. >> news 4's justin finch is live in that northwest d.c. neighborhood with the very latest. justin. >> reporter: angie, police are continuing to keep that 6200 blork of eighth street northwest closed. we have two men who are dead, one is in the hospital. the shooter is still loose. i can tell you all morning the focus of this investigation has been that white colored home back there under the bright police lights. take you to the scene here. just after midnight police got the call of three
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the investigation then began, and it now continues. so many are waking up this morning you said to the devastating news of three people shot, two died on the street here. many know, too, this is a largely residential neighborhood just blocks from several schools including paul public charter, and the whiteyer education campus. too close for neighbors and families this morning. police need to watch out for this. police are looking for a black bmw 3 series that was in the area and the shooter remains at large this morning. back in to you guys. >> justin, how many murders so far in the district this year? >> reporter: we have been working on that number with police for you. i can tell you as of last night we had 89 homicides reported so far this year. these two
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back to the 105 i recorded just about this time last year. we're not far from that number but still below. news 4, back live to you in the studio. >> thank you. we are still learning how this fire started 2in arlington. take a look at these images. two people escaped and one had to be rescued. the person is in critical condition. the house appears to be completely gutted. >> we know that more than wildfires are burning across california. as of this morning, 17 people have died in the fires. that number could go up. high winds could return today and make the fires even worse. nbc's jay gray will join us live from napa coming up in about 15 minutes. and it's all on the line for the nationals today. tanner roark is pitching for the nats against the cubs this afternoon in chicago. yesterday's game was
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if the nats lose, they're out. if they win, there's a decisive game five. 6:35. following a developing story right now. the command officers of the "u.s.s. john s. mccain" have been relieved of their duties. this is more from the deadly fallout of the crash that killed two salors. the navy announced the officers' reassignment on the same day a maryland family buried their son who was killed in the crash. the family allowed us to be at arlington national cemetery yesterday for petty officer timothy eccols county. kevin sayer was also killed in that crash.
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doreen gentzler was honored for the changing lives campaign. >> this was at the research and hope awards ceremony which recognizes people and the work they do representing progress of mental health advocacy and research. i had a chance to have a great conversation about michael phelps who was a keynote speaker. he opened up about his own mental health struggles and his mission is to share that we're all in this together. it doesn't matter whether you're a world class olympian or the person sitting at home, that we're all the same. we're human and we deal with this. people don't talk about it enough. they don't ask for help. >> one in five people are dealing with a mental health illness. i know that doreen would say, i don't need the hardware, i don't need the recognition. >> exactly. >> it's all about the work that we're doing and the impact that it's making on the community.
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you're watching "news 4 today." welcome back. at 6:40, michelin inspectors just released its new list of cheap eats in d.c. according to the washington post, three restaurants were added to the list of just 22 of these. those new additions are tortina, ivy city smoke house and hazel. all great choices. customers have to be able to order two courses and a glass of wine or desert for $40 or less. the full michelin dine is only the second year in d.c. >> yes. >> everyone's waiting to see
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dropoffs. >> that's two full courses. like you're not bringing me one of those -- >> no. right. >> okay. >> we have a michelin guide guy come on midday next week to talk about the big release. >> okay. >> going to be very fun. >> exciting. let's talk about the weather. lauren rickets. >> yeah. >> she likes to eat. she likes to drink. she likes to do the forecast. >> i do. i was looking at that list for cheap eats when it came out. i was all over that thing. of course, the list comes out soon. heavier rain down south and through the northern neck and st. mary's county. the tanker spill in loudoun county around hamilton. we have some rain showers that are going to be moving up towards that way which is going to make that cleanup a little bit more difficult. more on that with the breaking news, here's jack taylor with wtop. good morning, jack. >> hey, lauren. good morning, indeed. loudoun county in hamilton,
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business route 7 closed because of the hazmat. we are arriving through the area. the business is there. >> jack, thank you. it's 6:42. we continue to follow breaking news right now. wildfires burning through california wine country. up next, we're checking in with jay gray who is live in napa. and it's the epic loss you'll be hearing about all day. team u.s.a. knocked out of the world cup. >> can't believe it. >> we're going to show youhat went w wro what can you do with two bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches for $5 from dunkin'? settle a debt. make a friend. save the day. or keep 'em both for this handsome devil.
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"news 4 today" begins with breaking news. that breaking news out of arlington this morning. crews are combing through the scene of a massive house fire on north ivy street. >> we know that two escaped and one person had to be rescued from that blaze. news 4's kristin wright has the very latest from the scene. >> reporter: this is a bad one. firefighters pulled one man from this house. we're told that when he left here he was unresponsive but breathing. he was taken in critical condition. now you see members of the fire department and the fire
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what is left of this house trying to figure out exactly what started it. the fire department tweeted out a couple of pictures this morning. one of them shows just how raging this fire was. it shows the house completely glowing. the other one shows the rescue. you can see the ladder pulled up to one of the windows of the house. looks like a firefighter there at the top of that window. we know that the person that they rescued is a man in his 20s. firefighters tell us that there were three people inside of this house. when firefighters got here two of them had already gotten out of the house on their own. they were the ones that told firefighters that there was a third person, their roommate, still inside of the house. firefighters went in, as i told you, and rescued him from that window. firefighters also say they do believe there were working smoke alarms inside the house. in
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news 4. while we wait to learn the cause of the fire, officials want you and your family to have a plan. we have important resources in our nbc washington app for fire prevention week. search fire safety. 6:47. first, wildfires racing through california right now. some almost completely out of control. this morning we know that 17 people have died, more than 150 are hurt and recovering and another 100 are missing right now. nbc's jay gray joins us live in napa, california, with more on the scene there. jay, terrible situation. >> reporter: yeah, and getting worse, eun, angie. i want to give you a firsthand look at some of the devastation here. flames gutting this home behind me. you can see just ashes and rubble all that's left here. this scene is playing out through neighborhoods across northern california right now. you talked about the numbers. 20,000 evacuated.
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rushed from their homes overnight. more than 100,000 acres have burned. 2,000 structures, many of them homes just like the one we're seeing here. now a federal disaster declaration has been signed by president trump overnight. that will bring in assistance in the way of grants, fire management team. that will get more boots on the ground, calm has allowed them to make a bit of progress, but they're no closer to making progress. that will take weeks or months. the wind is going to pick up and fan the flames and spread the fires. 17 burning across california right now. back to you, ladies. >> tough day ahead. jay gray live in napa. thank you. now we do want to go to the latest in the investigation in that mass shooting in las vegas. >> the hotel where the
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with police about their new time line. news 4's chris lawrence is at the live desk to explain. what's the discrepancy here, chris? >> un, it's not just about what happened but when. the police released a new time line and mandalay bay says it cannot be certain that is correct. on monday the clark county sheriff says stephen paddock shot and wounded a mandalay bay security guard six minutes before the shooting started. it's a significant difference from what investigators said last week, that the guard interrupted paddock during the massacre. that's when paddock shot him. the revised time line does raise some questions about whether officers could have done more to prevent the shooting before it started. the guard was wounded and police have suggested he managed to call for help but it's not entirely clear if that happened. we know 58 people died in that shooting. hundreds more were hurt. eun, back to you. >> chris, thanks so much for
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a disturbing allegation against a karate instructor in gaithersburg. frank pugarida is charged with sexually abusing a 15-year-old student. detectives say there may be more victims. they want parents to speak to their kids to see if there was any inappropriate contact with him. teachers convicted of crimes against students but their licenses not revoked. news 4 iteam investigation is raising some questions about how education officials handle cases of sexual misconduct by teachers in d.c. and whether it's putting kids all around the dmv at risk. here's iteam's scott mcfarland. >> reporter: if a teacher admits sexually assaulting a student, his or her license is revoked and his or her name is added to a national database to red flag. washington d.c. education officials aren't doing it. we found several teachers who
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district that have not had their licenses revoked or their names shared with schools across the nation to prevent them from getting close to kids again. >> we're putting someone else's child at risk of being put in a situation where they shouldn't be. >> reporter: somebody over the district line in maryland or virginia? >> exactly. >> reporter: they don't have regulations that allow for license revocation but that it's working on it. although it could be years until they're ready and that worries some child safety experts. coming up tonight our full iteam investigation including how a teacher accused of misconduct with a student. >> scott mcfarland, news 4 iteam. >> we have more breaking news this time on the roads. >> that's right. wtop's jack taylor is here with a check on the commute. it will be a tough one in virginia. >> yeah, this could be brutal unfortunately. business route 7 out in hamilton. loudoun county closed with
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and route 9. early morning crash involves a tanker truck. a spill, hazmat crews there. that could worsen the cleanup effort. business route 7 is closed. stick with route 7. business 7 is closed between 704 and route 9. 395 out of landmark northbound before king street. an earlier issue with a broken down vehicle. they have left. all travel lanes once again open. delays back near edsel road. easing now that all travel lanes remain available. it has not been attractive on roadways this morning. sheena, do you have better news potentially in the weather department? >> i do have better news in the weather department, jack. we're looking mostly at a few showers unless you're down near fredericksburg. bus stop, you'll want to take an umbrella with you, at least a small one today with spotty showers. exercise is good because it's not as hot. recess outside, a chance of a shower out there.
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rain is south of fredericksburg mainly. that's where we have some of the heaviest. around the beltway and around the district, maybe some light sprinkles trying to fault your county around loudoun county starting to see showers developing. we didn't have this earlier and now we're seeing the bigger area expanding near 81 and winchester and martinsburg and haggarstown. this is a dog to walk. he's available for adoption. mid 70s only this afternoon and we'll see the clouds, those will hang around but not nearly as hot as it was yesterday o. for a look at the timing of rain as we go through the rest of the week, your rain chances and weekend forecast, let's head over to lauren rickets. >> good morning, sheena. we were asking for some rain and we are seeing it. right now some scattered showers as sheena just showed you, but we do have some rain to finish
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chances today but we're going to have high pressure building in from the north. that gives us an easterly wind that comes off the water. that makes the moisture back up against the blue ridge mountains and appalachian mountains. that's what we're expecting from your thursday and friday. look how it drops from the weekend. speaking of the weekend, just in time. temperatures going to be warming though throughout the weekend but we've got plenty of sunshine and really not that bad for your saturday and sunday, but how does the rest of that ten day forecast look, sheena? >> after the weekends after that warmup real quick, we're going to cool back down. rain in the forecast next monday, but that's actually because of a cold front. once that moves through, look at that stretch beautiful fall weather starting on tuesday. >> thank you, sheena. a lot of you are pumped up for the nationals. a must-win game is happening today after the rainout at wrigley field. tanner roark, a chicagoland native will be on
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it's supposed to start yesterday but a lot of folks are upset. they thought stephen strasburg might start with the next day off. he thought he is still under the weather. we have to root for tanner now. >> that's right. game 4 is at 4:00 this afternoon. you saw the tarp out there. >> right. we know that if the nats win, then we go to decisive game 5 coming home to nats park tomorrow night. that's the result. >> if we win, it's redemption. we beat the dodgers. >> right. >> one game at a time. >> okay. this morning, crushed by this. world cup dreams are over for the u.s. men's soccer team. this is the top trending on d.c. now. >> people are being pretty brutal. >> they lost to trinidad and they didn't qualify. they will miss the cup for the first time in 30 years. >> 1986. >> wow. >> well, it is 6:55. 4 things to know before you head out the door today. 17 people have died in these wildfires in california
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dangerous high winds could spread the fires across even more wineries and homes. coming up on the "today" show, nbc's joe fryer will show you some of the devastation left behind. right now route 7 in loudoun county is shut down because of a hazmat situation. a car crashed into a gas truck and got trapped less than an hour ago. the driver had to be rescued and rushed to the hospital. the gas truck leaked 16,000 gallons of fuel. follow first four traffic for updates. dc police are looking for a bl bmw 3 series. three men are dead. we are following this story wondering how a massive house fire started in arlington. two people escaped and one had to be rescued from the home on ivy street. that person is in critical condition.
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have a plan in case a fire breaks out at your house. check out the nbc washington app for resources available for fire prevention week. all right. today have a small umbrella with you. we are seeing showers developing. look at the temperature. mid 70s. ten degrees cooler. tomorrow, friday, cooler, warmer weekend and next week looking really good. >> very nice. very nice. >> ready for fall. >> thanks for joining us, everybody. a lot of breaking stories in our nfc washington app. >> "today" show is next. have a gat at children's national, stronger is caring for a baby's heart in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. and a future when prenatal pediatrics leads to healthier children. it's being the number one newborn intensive care unit in the country.
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