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looking live at national harbor where the sun is starting to sneak past the clouds. storm team 4 meteorologist says that weather change is headed our way. new details tonight on a deadly crash in prince george's county, including the vehicle police say left the scene. and breaking right now more fallout from the harvey weinstein scandal the disgrace ed mogul takes another big hit. good evening. i'm erika gonzalez. after a mostly cloudy day things are starting to clear up. our storm team 4 meteorologist says summer-like weather is around the corner. we have the timing of all this. th
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is short-lived, right? >> yes. summer-like weather is short-lived. we'll see a nice stint of sunshine, rain in there. so much to get to. what you need to know if you're heading out this evening. live picture, national harbor. finally getting some sun. it helped the numbers. ticked them up a little bit as far as temperatures. as we head throughout the evening since we made to it the upper 60s, 7:00 we'll hit that 76 degree mark. we stay muggy but dry. cloud cover out there. we head to the overnight hours and start to see summer-like weather come in to play for sun but also there could be rain sun. what time? stick around and i'll let you know. police in prince george's county looking for a second driver involved in last night's deadly pedestrian accident. this is in seat pleasant as we learn new details about the vick. we go to the scene on east capital street. amy, some new details for us
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tonight? >> reporter: that's right. just a short time ago we learned who that man was that was killed. his name was wayne davis. he was 63 years old and from suitland, maryland. police say davis was trying to cross this street behind me around 7:30 last night when he was hit. i spoke to one of davis' family members earlier today she told me she's very distraught. quite understandable. this is still an ongoing investigation. police are asking for your help. they are looking for a second car that was in the accident but drove away. they say that second car rear ended the first car that hit davis. the second car of not at fault in the accident, but police still want to talk to the driver. they say this is some type of sedan important,ly a buick with damage to the front end. if
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you're asked to please give police a call. thank you. we got some breaking news out of hollywood where the academy board of governors has voted today to expell embattled producer harvey weinstein from the motion picture academy. there are growing allegations from hollywood actresses that weinstein sexually harassed, assaulted or raped them. through a spokesperson, he's denied any nonconsensual sex. the death toll from those california wildfires has risen to 35 people. those who have evacuated are desperately trying to find missing loved ones but as nbc news reports, stopping the fires from spreading has not been easy. >> reporter: just when firefighters were making progress in northern california, rising winds and low humidity fanned the flames of wildfires once again. saturday fire reached the edge of the town of sonoma forcing more evacuations. >> it hit
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>> reporter: fires broke out october 8th across california's famed wine country moving quickly they left little time for people to evacuate. at least 35 people are dead and more than 200 are missing. nearly 6,000 homes and businesses destroyed. many who did survive lost all they had. >> this is our home. and it hurts to see it just burned every where. it's scorched. every where. >> reporter: body cam video from the sonoma county sheriff's office shows how intent it's been. fire is not the only threat. the air is thick with smoke. what's left behind could be toxic too. >> what's the message? the public should not attempt to clean up fire related debris. it's not safe. >> reporter: there are 10,000 people battling 16 wildfires. they hope to get more of them one control as the winds die down saturday night. back here at home we're waiting word from fairfax county li
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deadly motorcycle accident from this afternoon. this happened on richmond highway in the lorton area. officials say one person died. the northbound lanes were closed during the investigation but those are once again open. a former vice president joe biden was in reston stumping to democrat raffle northam. >> you got to win for two reasons. one to give everybody hope. give people hope that we are not falling into this sort of no nothing pit here. secondly, to generate programs now that can provide opportunity and save a whole heck of a lot of people. >> northam to provide jobs in high need areas. his opponent
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presidential support. mike pence is stomping for ed gillispie. >> before the landmark court case that ended school segregation this man was already breaking barriers. neighbors in a local
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ralpand as a doctor, nobody ever asked if i'm a democrat or republican. they just want my help. so if donald trump is helping virginia i'll work with him. but donald trump proposed cutting virginia's school funding, rolling back our clean air and water protections, and taking away health care from thousands of virginians. as a candidate for governor, i sponsored this ad because i've stood up to donald trump on all of it. ed gillespie refuses to stand up to him at all.
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residents their lives. that according to d.c. green a group that's working to bring greater access to healthy foods to all parts of the city. this morning hundreds of support engineers walked to the closest grocery store. that's two miles away. the limited availability of fresh foods to ward 8 contributes to higher diabetes rates and a shorter life expe expectancy. >> this is something the city would be wise to deepen their interest in. >> she credits d.c. for its
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done such as tax incentives for grocery stores in areas that need them. a morning walk in prince george's county was designed to spark a tough but important conversation about suicide. news4 tracee wilkins at national harbor. linda baez that championed the law participated in this. the group took a 5k walk. suicide is the leading cause of death among teens nationwide. news4 is shining a light on the subject by providing education, information and hope. for more information, search changing minds on the nbc washington app. tonight nbc is hosting a star-studded concert and telethon to benefit the victims of hurricanes irma and maria. the live event will air simultaneously on telemundo and feature superstars like
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mary j.blige and see that at 10:00. encouraging news about the maryland woman that was shot during the las vegas massacre. as loved ones raised money for her recovery we're getting a positive update on her condition. re-enactment of a vo: john adams' prescription for health care would be a disaster for virginia families. adams supports letting insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged thousands more.
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medicaid expansion - denying coverage to thousands of veterans, children and the disabled. john adams: higher costs, less coverage, hurting virginians. mark: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. there was an old woman who lived in a shoe. she had so many children she had to buy lots of groceries. while she was shopping for organic fruits and veggies, burglars broke into her shoe. they stole her kids' mountain bikes and tablets along with her new juice press. luckily the geico insurance agency had helped her with homeowners insurance. she got full replacement on the stolen goods and started a mountain bike juice delivery service. call geico and see how affordable homeowners insurance can be.
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shot in the head during the las vegas massacre took her first steps with the help of nurses. the family says she took those steps yesterday and even was able to breathe on her own for about six hours. tina frost is also able to tap to music. she's been squeezing the hands of visitors that have come by to see her. family and friends are holding a fundraiser right now in anne arundel county and held another one on thursday. this go fun page has been set up to help pay for her medical bills. half a million dollars have been raised. the battle of cedar creek in virginia was a union victory in 1864 but part of today's re-enactment was focused on a threat made against today's annual gathering in middletown. as derrick ward reports the increased police presence led to a few changes for spectators. >> 153 years ago union general
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general early. the union needed the victory. the war hadn't gone that well. >> it spurred abraham tloinl his second re-election. >> this year's re-enactment spurred somebody to do something much harder. a threat of bodily harm was levelled against attendees. >> i think it's kind of poor decision on their part to make a threat like that. it's kind of sad. >> there was visible police presence. few more restrictions on movement of spectators and participants and bag searches. the only violence was a re-enactment of the violence of more than a century ago. >> we're having a great time. got a lot of people out coming out and enjoying the educational experience and enjoying the history. this is virginia. there are some people out here that are prepared just in case. >> while there are still differences of opinion how the losers and victors of the civil war should be portrayed there's a
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that this battle was set wonderland a union victory. they are not hear to rehash those hostilities they are here to teach, learn and appreciate history. nothing more, nothing less. throughout hispanic heritage month we have feature stories highlighting the rich culture of the latino community. tonight a focus on the arts. the exhibit is called methods and it's at the brentwood art exchange in brentwood, maryland. it's where you'll find some of the most recent work of the peruvian native. he was inspired by a family of artists. he tells news4 it's important to pause and appreciate the hispanic culture. >> in this time and context and especially in the city, so close in proximity to the white house, i think it's important to evaluate our space and our actions and basically
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heritage. >> so you have until next weekend to see the exhibit. hispanic heritage month started september 15th and runs through tomorrow october 15th. to learn more search hispanic heritage on the nbc washington app. many of you will experience the brand new whatever on d.c. southwest waterfront for the first time this weekend and there are a number of event. today more music and entertainment throughout the day. d.c.'s popular 90s cover band will headline. tomorrow there's a blessing of the whatever in the afternoon and then a performance by the howard gospel choir followed by fireworks at sunset. it was a big honor today for the first african-american to graduate from gonzaga high school. these are pictures of today's event at the football game where gabe smith's name was inscribed to the entrance of the football field. he started at the high school back in 1950. even before the supreme court ruled to desegregate schools. he would later graduate
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1954. smith says teachers and fellow students stood by him despite those who criticized his enrollment. man, what a 180 we did. take a look at this live look. remember waking up to gray, gloomy clouds we had out there. right now a lot of peeks of sunshine. temperatures in the upper 60s. if we had the sunshine a little bit early we could have made knit to the low 70s but as we head throughout the evening we're going to continue to see these peeks of sunshine. take a look at the radar. right now we're dry and that's the good news. i got it looping. you can see that white shading. that was the clouds that we had earlier today. they moved out south and east and now setting up for a good amount of sunshine. here's a look headed through the next couple of hours about what you can expect. 9:00 p.m. notice how we're pretty clear. i'm keeping periods of cloud cover as we'll see clouds moving through the area
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tomorrow morning we'll see some dense cloud coverage as well as patchy fog possible early sunday morning. you can see that here. we continue to push until lunch time around brunch time we're setting up for a good amount of sunshine for your sunday. then our next disturbance moving late sun night into early monday morning. we'll see another chance for showers as we head through your sunday night into early morning. notice how it broke up once it hit the blue ridge. we could see some of those showers hold together and impact us late sunday night into early monday morning. i fast forward to 4:00 p.m. by moan. notice what happens. showers are out of here. clouds are out of here. we're setting up for a please monday afternoon. as far as the rain goes. it is going to be pretty breezy. here's a look at our rain outlook. we're headed into another dry stint. sunday night into moan our best chance for showers and then we hit tuesday and wednesday and we're faring on the drier side of
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later sun night. get out there and enjoy your sun. temperature expected to be in the low 70s tomorrow. more on the muggy side. clouds will be clearing throughout the day. by the afternoon you're headed to fedex field to see the redskins take on the 49ers here's the forecasts. low 80s by 3:00 p.m. still very warm with a great deal of sunshine. your storm team 4 ten day outlook. so first thing let's talk about the temperatures. upper 70s tomorrow. mid-80s feeling a lot like summer on your sunday. and then take a look what happens. that cold front that brings us the rain sun night into moan, also ushers in some cooler weather. temperatures will drop into the 60s hitting the low 70s by the middle of the week. conditions maybe some rain early monday morning but then after that we're just going to be coasting with this sunshine. let's look at your forecast. it is a busafternoon for y di d you know slow internet
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>> one of the first people to report that university of maryland athleticec anderson is on paid administrative leave and may soon be out as the athletic director. university released a statement this afternoon saying quote kevin anderson is umv athletic director. media reports to the contrary are false. the rift comes after anderson expressed interest in the same position at the university of california. anderson was removed from his post by maryland president on october 1st. maryland had a football game to play today as well. welcoming in northwestern to college park. moore having a break out season. this his sixth touchdown of the year. same as he had his entire sophomore campaign. this score gives maryland 7-0 lead. second quarter, more of moore. so much
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down. terps take the 14-10 lead. northwestern quarterback clayton taking matters into his own hands or shall i say feet. 18 yard touchdown run gives northwestern the 17-14 lead. also tossed a touchdown before the break. this game still in progress. start the infuriate quarter now with northwestern ahead 27-21. undefeated 25th rank navy on the road at 4-1 memphis. midshipman trail on the 16th play of this drive. zach punches it in. navy takes the lead. still in the second. same score. 10-7. midshipman, the pitch is fumbled. tigers recover. game is tied at the half. currently navy trails 20-19 late in the third quarter. a ckrrch krr
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ac acce >> acc action. hall is picked off. he keeps points off the scoreboard. 3-0 game. uva driving now. in the top 20 in the nation in passing touchdowns. this is his 14th of the year. butts brings it in. falls down and still manages to get the touchdown. moves up by 10 at the break. this game still in progress. uva ahead in the fourth. how about james madison dukes , winners of 17 in a row hosting villanova this afternoon. up 3-0 in the second. shore looking long for cheatham. he hauls it in. a gain of 34 yards. dukes go up six. late in the quarter same connection again. shore, cheatham. a tough guy. can't bring him down easily. jmu leads 13-0 ther
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fourth quarter. cats will be without one of their top defensemen tonight. left last night's game versus the devils in the second period with a left hand injury. was placed on long term injury reserve meaning he'll miss the next ten games. >> if he misses time and obviously he's a big part of our team and obviously that will be a little bit of a blow but that's opportunity. sometimes you find out a lot about guys when they get an opportunity. so we'll just see where it is. >> back-to-back weekend for the cavs. they beat new jersey take on philly tonight at 7:00. so got a lot of scores to update you on. >> if you had gotten excited and taken out the boots and puffy vests, put the t-shirts back on tomorrow. and t
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again next week. >> precisely. three biggest changes you'll be seeing. really warm tomorrow. 85 degrees. then major cool down monday back to the upper 60s. of course we'll see sunshine sunday and some rain sunday night into monday morning. >> thank you. and thank you for joining us. "nightly news" is coming up next and then we'll see you tonight at 11:00, after the storm relief telethon which we hope you'll join. that's at 10:00. good night, everybody, we'll see you vo: john adams' prescription for health care would be a disaster for virginia families. adams supports letting insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged thousands more. 685,000 virginians would lose their health care. and adams is against medicaid expansion - denying coverage to thousands of veterans, children and the disabled. john adams: higher costs, less coverage, hurting virginians.
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cnarrator: ed gillespie and i wants to endis ad. a woman's right to choose. ed giof a woman'sd put thpersonal decisions,rge not women and their doctors. as governor, ed gillespie says, i would like to see abortion be banned. if ed gillespie would like to see abortion banned, i would like to see i would like to see i would like to see that ed gillespie
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on is this saturday night, state of disaster, the rising toll in california in lives and property. the wildfires forcing 100,000 to evacuate, destroying almost 6,000 homes and businesses. breaking news, the motion picture academy overwhelmingly votes to expel harvey weinstein. hostages' ordeal, the harrowing exclusive new details of years in captivity for an american woman and her family. season of war, the declaration for former white house adviser, steve bannon as he steps up his attacks on the republican establishment. cold case arrests, five people charged in connection with a murder 34 years ago. flying high, a program that helps


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