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no good. los angeles lakers have stunned the washington wizards here. >> what a bummer. what the social media taunting begin. you know what's going to happen. if you couldn't see the wizards game in l.a. it was a late-night battle that came down to the final seconds. the game didn't even start until 10:30. but we are still starting on a high note this morning. >> yes. >> with the return of miss melissa mollet. >> thank you, i missed you too. i'm not a puddle. isn't this amazing. >> i can lose my mind. >> right on time. >> face time with the babe at 7:00. >> do we have pictures? >> of course. >> so much. >> can't have a baby without baby pictures. >> it was so nice being home with them and spending this time together and getting everybody
looks just like you. >> the big cheeks and everything. >> doppelganger of melissa. >> a lot of people said -- >> looks like jake too. >> poor jake. >> no -- >> aaron holding a baby. >> sheena. >> aaron holds the baby at arm's length. >> for everybody's safety. >> there's barrett. >> let's talk weather. >> we missed you, melissa. we love you. >> glad to be back. >> thanks, guys. something about the traffic, melissa. we've got a cloudy sky overhead. there are a couple of raindrops as well. 50 degrees in washington with a northwesterly breeze. that northwest wind is bringing a pocket of very cold air aloft over the region. as a result, we're getting a couple of stray sprinkles around this morning. this won't last long. up to the next couple of hours. we're talking a hundredth of an inch
trace amounts of light rain this morning. temperatures upper 40s to 50. i'm an easy grader today. b-plus. back to sunshine, 62 by the afternoon. you'll need your jacket this morning. if you can't find the umbrella. you'll probably get away without it. not a lot of rain. tomorrow, the puffy coats are back in fashion. o frost and freeze warnings for the morning. for now, it's melissa mollet. good morning. chopper 4 getting over this problem on bw parkway. affected both northbound and southbound. crash in the southbound lanes. this is going to be a major problem for a lot of folks if they don't get this out of the way soon. as chopper zooms out, you can take a look at the massive backup building quite quickly here. you can see on the map there as well. southbound after the beltway, that right side the only thing getting by. rockville, northbound 270 at montrose, crash there and just east of there, montrose road at east jefferson, cra
there as well. as far as your travel lines, 270 looks okay. top of the beltway starting to get a little slow. virginia, 66 is fine. 95 north, not too bad there. >> look at you. like riding a bike. >> back on it. back in the saddle. we're learning more details about a sexual assault in bowie on monday night. prince george's county police located this man and are interviewing him. they hope he has information about it. >> megan mcgrath is live in bowie now with exclusive information on what authorities learned from this man. megan, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. this sexual assault happened on this popular trail that cuts through a neighborhood in bowie. police believe they had a lead. a person of interest that they had identify. they released some surveillance video of a person in the area at the time. however, police sources tell news 4 shomari
had talked to the man and say he's not involved in the sexual assault. the search for the suspect continues. you can see in this video police officers, investigators went door to door in this neighborhood talking to people, trying to get clues into this case. now, this happened at about 4:30 monday evening. a woman was jogging on this trail and she was in the area of jennings mill drive and jennings lane. that's when a man came out of the woods and sexually assaulted her. now, the woman was able to fight him off and runaway. but that suspect is still on the loose. so certainly a lot of people in this area, a lot of people who use, again, this popular trail are on edge. knowing that the suspect is still out there, police saying that people should be very, very caref careful. if you see anything suspicious, if you have any information, call prince george's county police. back to you. >> megan mcgrath for us. thank you, megan. we're learning more about that barricade situation in rockville. justin finch is at the live
>> been resolved peacefully. police are telling us a man had a six-month-old baby in his car and was refusing to let it be taken out. this happened on taft street at 1:00 this morning. the situation is now over. but we're still learning more about what it involved, especially now for that baby. back to you. thank you, justin. right now there is a search for this elderly man. take a look. d.c. police say ronald stuckey was last seen on wednesday along irving street northwest. he's 66 years old and may be in need of medication. if you see him, call police. we brought you this next story as breaking news yesterday morning. >> we're learning why the victims of a robby may be targeted. a man saw his elderly mother and sister being robbed early yesterday morning. he was stopped trying to protect them. he worked at
store and were coming home with the earnings for the day. the suspects followed them after the shooting. they took off and crashed their car in the district. officers arrested one suspect. the other one got away. >> i heard gunshots. pop, pop, pop. i didn't know it was actually my neighbor. i didn't know he was that much of a hero. he chased the people down. >> investigators say the suspects knew the victims and targeted them. it's not clear what was taken. the man shot was hit in the leg, he will be okay. today, new airport security measures will take effect for every flight taken frinto the u. from a foreign airport. the changes were announced this summer after intelligence suggested isis was able to smuggle explosives into laptops. 6:07 now. new information on the controversial dossier about
we're told hillary clinton found out about the research when it was published online. she was disappointed that was not made public earlier. president trump said democrats helped pay for the dossier a disgrace. >> i understand they paid a tremendous amount of money and hillary clinton always denied it, the democrats always denied it and now only because it's going to come out in a court case they said yes, they didt they admitted it and they're embarrassed by it. >> clinton's campaign and the democratic national committee said they didn't know they were paying for the research. the "washington post" said the republicans initiated the original research during the gop presidential primary. nbc news reached out to all the republican primary candidates, they denied paying for it. thousands of secret files related to the assassination of president john f. kennedy will be released for the first
there will be 30,000 other documents will be released in full without the redactions. president trump tweeted over the weekend said he had -- after meetings and back and forth debate and intense arguments in the community, today a northern virginia high school named for a confederate general will learn its new name. the fairfax county school board will -- one possible name is justice high school. a tough loss for the wizards after an overtime stunner in los angeles. >> we know it was just the beginning. it was because of that war of words on twitter and on camera. john wall and the crew could not pull out a win. basketball dad, lavar ball put the wizards in his crosshairs with a statement. >> they better beware.
not in the same wake. >> sounds like randy savage. >> hulk hogan or something. the score was 102-99. you see high fiving all around. looks like wizards fans have to eat their wards. lon zoe ball was put on the spot. i think it was john wall on the spot. because lon zoe is a rookie. >> his dad put him out there. >> it wizards player responded to lavar ball saying he would be tortured and john wall said he'd show no mercy. it's extra painful when that happens. >> wizards are 3-1. >> we're going do better than the lakers in the end. so there. 6:09 now. he was injured so badly in a fire truck accident, a lot of people thought he wouldn't survive. we're going to introduce you to the d.c. firefighter beating the odds. find out what's ped
future. molette green is live in the community. >> what's going on, molette? >> reporter: well, we're at an all hands-on deck situation. we're unboxing, 1300 brand new coats for students in skafrd county in need. why this fire station, engine company number 12, is among the best in the nation at doing this. molette, this is perfect timing. it's chilly out there this morning. temperatures will be in the 40s by many areas by 8:00 a.m. later this afternoon, we'll still be pretty cool. in the 60s. unseasonably cool. wait until youee the s
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.
take a look at bw parkway southbound at the good luck overpass. northbound, the response is affecting things very, very slow there on bw parkway this morning. just inside the beltway. backups are building even above that. we're going to talk much more about this and how to get around this problem coming up in a minute. hi, sheena. >> good morning melissa. good to see you. welcome back. temperatures this morning as you're about to step outside. well, it is cool out there. i think you might want a jacket. take a look at the radar. we each have a few sprinkles out there. not a big deal. don't be surprised if you see them on the windshield. 50 degrees in the district. it's going to stay cool. little cooler than yesterday and we'll see more developing sunshine. closer look at the weekend forecast coming up. thank you, sheena. remember this scene. it was a terrible accident when a d.c. rookie firefir
>> this morning, that firefighter is home for the first time in almost three months. it was back in august with that truck hit dane smothers jr. this happened at the scene of a row house fire on capitol hill. doctors initially didn't think the rookie firefighter would survive. smothers thanked his doctors and fellow first responders yesterday when he left med star national rehabilitation hospital. >> return to my family. short time at the firehouse, i've grown to love them and they've grown to love me. >> awesome to see him talking to folks. he still has months of therapy ahead of him. his injuries may make it difficult for him to return to active duty. they see how determined he is. he wants to. the fire department expects him to. he has a family of firefighters. we hope to see him back on the street soon. >> he's beingup
whole way. we're following this overnight breaking news from the live desk. this is two scenes of a robbery and a chase. three men are now in custody after robbing the cvs store in continually town about 11:30 last night. they tried to ditch the car near the observatory at rock creek parkway. the u.s. naval observatory is where the vice president's residence and office are located. back in to you guys. justin finch. thank you. 6:16 right now. operation warm coat well under way in stafford county. >> this is a great cause, especially as we talk about the weather cooling down. molette green, it looks like you are seeing a lot of people being generous. that's great to see. >> reporter: i know. it's pretty incredible at this hour of the morning. perfect timing on a day like this when parents are telling their children before they head out to school, grab a jacket. a warm jacket. because we can feel the colder
students. in stafford county, the fire department, we're at brea, engine company number 12. they're making strides in getting warm coats to youngsters. we have two of the people from the fire department to talk to us about operation warm coats. this is a mighty effort for you guys. >> this is an outstanding event. this is our tenth year. started with 33 coats the first year. we're over 1400 coats this year, which is awesome. it's operation warm firefighters coats for kids. collaboration between the fire department, iff local 4012. we have lofts great sponsors and great folks helping this morning. >> stafford county public school lids will be getting these codes. >> you're among the best in the nation doing this. >> we're the second largest distributing local in the nation. we're beating out larger cities all across the united states. it'she
lead us to have such a great event. >> it gives you a warm feeling when you see all of these coats. hundreds of them, guys. sizes 4 to 2xl. all the way up through high school. youngsters will get a warm coat. those who need them will get them. back to you. >> what a great turnout, too. so great to see this early morning. molette being thank you so much. we're tracking breaking news in first 4 traffic. >> melissa mollet is here to tell us what's going on. hi, melissa. >> good morning. this breaking news. a big problem for anybody who wants to take bw parkway this morning. southbound is the crash at the good luck road overpass. northbound we have a response. that's delaying things as well. s you can see what a pain this is for a lot of people. we're talking about a five-mile backup at this point this morning. want to go up to chopper 4 and talk with brad freitas to tell whaus
you're right. a big problem here on the bw parkway. it's causing big big delays between 410 and the capitol beltway. the main crash on the southbound side has the left lane blocked where the crash activity happened. we've also got this on the northbound side. not sure if that was a rubber necking crash or disabled vehicle. both north and southbound. the southbound delays, it's backed all the way from the capitol beltway and beyond. pretty much as far as we can see. the northbound delays -- i can't turn the camera around. trust me when i tell you it is quite a delay. >> melissa, what else is going on? >> northbound 270 at montrose, still the crash on the left side. not affecting things too much. northbound and southbound near montrose road is slow as well. southbound 95, the ramp to the inner loop, this
lane on the left side of the roadway. that is now cleared. we have almost a four-mile backup 95 southbound. going to take a look at the weather now here this morning with mr. chuck bell. hey, melissa, good morning. welcome back to work. indeed. a quiet start to the day. skies are mostly cloudy across the region. there are a few stray little raindrops and sprinkles to be dealt w chilly as well. temperatures in the 40s to near 50 with a northwesterly breeze. a pocket of cold air associated with it aloft. as the cold air comes over the top of it, it is making clouds and wringing out a couple of sprinkles this morning. it looks impressive on the computer model here. we have the resolution turned way up on t that's sort of giving you the hint that there's the chance for a few sprinkles mid-morning to late morning hours. again, this will turn into sunshine later on in the day. cool and cloudy. back to
temperatures in the 40s to near 50. planning out your day, 57 with peeks of sunshine by noon. 62 at 5:00 tonight. now, tomorrow morning promises to be colder. frost advisories for all of the d.c. metro area for your friday morning with wake-up temperatures down into the 30s and 40s. so you haven't got that puffy coat for this morning, you will probably need it coming up for tomorrow. keep that in mind. as you get into the weekend, things will start to warm up a little bit by friday afternoon and on into saturday. then we should have rainy weather back into the picture on sunday. for some reason my computer has decided it's not going to let me show you -- wait. the forecast for tomorrow. call it out sometimes. sunny, 67 coming up on your friday. saturday increasing clouds with temperatures up near 70 degrees. we're looking for a lot of rain possibly coming up on sunday.
emceeing the walk and 5k at freedom plaza. good weather for the walk and 5k. the redskins game on sunday, in the 350s an rainy. thank you, chuck. lunchtime chaos. a new look at the moments people were sent running for cover. what's next for the local restaurant reduced to rubble. >> reporter: for a child with food allergies, just one piece of candy can be enough to send them to the hospital. i'm chris lawrence. i know of that story all too well. i'll share my story coming up when we get you
welcome back at 6:25. halloween is supposed to be a fun time for families. it could also have scary moments. >> not because of the costumes and decorations. but what could happen if your child gets their hands on the wrong candy. chris lawrence is here to show us how to avoid allergic reactions. >> my little boy went from this to the e.r. in a matter of hours. all it took was one piece of candy. towards the end of our halloween party two years ago, nico found a reese's cup on the floor and ate it. >> my wife saw it first. >> he got really pale and dark circles under his eyes. it got worse and worse and he went into a full anaphylactic attack. >> for us, it was peanuts. but what else do parents need to look
>> so it could be egg or milk. that's the stuff you worry about with candy. >> this doctor says you'll notice something is wrong. >> any kind of swelling, particularly in the lips, in the throat. any shortness of breath. coughing. of course, a rash. >> some of the warnings are only posted on the big bags the little candies come out of. trick-or-treaters need to bring it all home. >> i'm resigned to hanging out at the snack table just to ensure that he doesn't eat anything. >> my son got hooked up to an iv and shot with an epipen. >> it's never going to be the same. >> reporter: i can attest to that. my little boy is 4 years old now. he's okay. the fear and the allergy, unfortunately, never goes away. i can tell you, the packer family, you know exactly how i feel. >> yeah. actually, our kids were
diagnosed with food allergies,ary was diagnosed at 2 and lael when she was in 6th grade. we live with it every day. halloween is a stressful time. because there's candy all around. with nuts, peanuts. you don't want your kid touching it or eating it. there's also an emotional component. we want safety but inclusion. >> this family handles it. they make a big deal about giving out candy instead of sending the kids out to trick-or-treat. this is a special project that lets kids know this is a safe home. it's free of any sort of food. look at the goodies. toys, all kinds of stuff. you can still have fun, give out candy and let kids know, look, you see this pumpkin, it's a safe home to go to. >> the teal pumpkin. look for that. >> thank you, chris. great advice there. you need relief from bumper to br
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"news4 today" begins with breaking news. melissa mollet, what's going on in. bw parkway. northbound and southbound, if you take bw parkway, this morning you're likely going to have a delay. here's why. here's where the crash is at the good luck road overpass. take a look at the southbound backups inside the beltway. we're talking about a five-mile backup northbound. about a three-mile backup this morning. it is nasty this morning. pretty, pretty bad. southbound 95. the ramp to the inner loop. all lanes are open. have a 3-mile backup southbound. remember here, brand new problem on 50. just tweeted about this one. westbound before 202. crash blocking the right lane. we head outside now to sheena parveen. >> good morning, melissa. welcome back. temperatures this morning are on the cool side. so it's a chilly one. before you step out the door, grab your jacket.
want it throughout the afternoon or at least the light jacket. going to be cool today. a few sprinkles headed through the area. not heavy rain. just so you're aware. otherwise, temperatures in the 40s through many of the suburbs. 50 degrees in the district. we're going to stay cool through the afternoon. temperatures in the 60s. a little below normal. more sunshine later on today. we have quite a bit of rain for your weekend. i'll show you that forecast and chuck will be back with a closer look coming up. sheena, thank you. here's a look at the top stories. prince george's county police are hoping to learn more information about a sex assault. police thought they had a lead about a suspect. sources exclusively tell news 4 that the man they saw on surveillance video near the crime scene was not involved and is cooperating with police. >> you're looking at the two scenes of an overnight robbery and chase. three men are in custody aer
robbing the cvs store about 11:30 last night. the men tried to ditch their get away car near the naval observatory in benton place. that is near the vice president's residence and where his office rs located. take a close look at the screen. there's a silver alert for this missing man from bethesda. he left his home yesterday afternoon. he was driving a to 12 black nissan sentra with maryland tags. the tag number on the screen. 7 da 5239. 6:33 now. senate democrats are not giving up the fight on gun control. >> two democrats sbro duesed a bill to include the sale or transfer of all guns by private sellers. >> we spoke to a d.c. mother who lost her daughter to gun violence. she says it's a matter of life and death. >> i want them to understand this is reality. this is human
this is what a body looks like after steel has ripped through it. it's not a good thing. they have to do better. they shouldn't be so in love with green paper and not value red blood. >> so far the bill has democratic co-sponsors. they hope it can be used as a platform to negotiate with republicans. 6:34 right now. new numbers in the race for governor of virginia. republican ed gillespie has an 8-point lead. this is the second poll to show gillespie ahead in the race. plus or minus 4.2 percentage points is the margin of error. traffic signals in maryland are getting an upgrade. >> justin finch in the newsroom with details on the $50 million plan. justin? >> that's right, aaron. governor larry hogan rolling out this
smart signals. they'll use real-time traffic conditions and computer software to adjust for signal timing. our news partners at wtop report they will ease congestion for $700,000 drivers a day. here's a look at one set to come into the area. maryland 228 in charles county in both charles and prince george's counties and maryland 202 in landover. look at this. you'll see the signals on maryland 108 in olney. they will go in over the next year or so and that is the latest now from the newsroom on those new signals. now, back to you. >> thank you, justin. >> out of nowhere a bang so loud one officer dining at a instinctively reached for his gun. >> it wasn't a gun. a car slammed through the wall of this tavern in upper marlboro during tuesday's lunch. >> you can see ten people were
police are still trying to figure out why the car crashed into the building. the woman behind the wheel said the brakes went out. the scene is being investigated further. terrifying to see the effects from the inside of the restaurant. we saw the damage on the outside. molette green is live in stafford county this morning. >> there is a huge coat drive going on. molette? >> reporter: i know. look at the student volunteers here to help out. showing off the colorful coats. one by one here at fire company number 12. we're going to hear from stafford schools about the need coming up next ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad. narrator: they call him enron ed. because washington, dc lobbyist ed gillespie
lenders trying to keep student loan rates high. corporations sending jobs overseas. and of course the enron scandal. now, enron ed is lobbying for donald trump's agenda. like cuts to virginia school funding, and taking away healthcare from thousands of virginians. enron ed gillespie. he's not lobbying for you.
adams also supports giving employers the power to block access to affordable contraception for 1.6 million virginia women. and adams opposes abortion even in cases of rape, or incest. john adams: wrong for women's health. wrong for virginia. breaking news. we're talking about bw parkway southbound at the good luck road overpass. we got wofford a crash northbound. the response is out of the way. some of
we're going to talk more about this in the next couple of minutes. cloudy skies and a couple of lonely sprinkles of rain across the area. it's not going to be a big impact on your day. the chill might be in the 40s to around 50 now. today, nothing too much to worry about. back to sunshine later on this afternoon. tomorrow will be a nice day as well. freese warnings tomorrow. there could be a lot -- we're working for you this morning with a recall for a popular infant motion seat. here is take a look fisher-price is recalling about 63,000 of these seats. they help kids go to sleep. the company says that they've received reports of the seat overheating. there's been one report of a fire. look on the nbc washington app for the specific model number to determine whether your child's seat is affected. if you have one, stop using it right away and contact fisher-price for a full refund. an armed robberyt
right now a violent attack where families fight and play. it does bother me. i don't know anybody in their right mind that would do that. >> a so-called person of interest. secretly taking pictures up and beneath women's clothing. upskirting on metro. how the suspects are getting away with it and what the i-team discovered about where women are being target. never question lavar ball again. the wizards added fire to it again. it's going to be a tough morning for wizards fans. chilly morning blast. this is not the worst of it. when it's going to get colder and when the rain rolls in. if you didn't notice, look who is back. >> forget about aaron. >> forget about you. forget about you. whoo! >> start the show off with
music. this morning, prince george's county police are hoping to learn more information about a sex assault that happened in bowie on monday night. >> police thought they had a lead on a possible suspect here. news 4's megan mcgrath is live in bowie right now. she has exclusive information about the status of the investigation. megan? >> reporter: guys, the victim was actually on this path which cuts through the collington station neighborhood station when she was attacked. police thought they had a lead in the case. they released the picture of a person of interest who was caught on surveillance in the air i can't around the time of the assault. however, investigators have talked to that man and they say that he is not involved. so the search for the suspect continues. now, the attack happened at 4:30 monday evening.
popular trail. she was near jennings lane when she says a man came out of the woods and sexually assaulted her. a woman was able to fight off her attacker and runaway. the man is still at large. you saw in the video that police have come to the neighborhood, they've gone door to door talking to people, looking for information that could lead them to the suspect. but at this point, no word of any arrests. people who use the trail are asking to be alert and to report any suspicious activity. if you have any information about this attack, you're asked to call prince george's county police. >> megan mcgrath live for us in bowie. watching this next story as it was breaking yesterday morning. >> we're learning why the victims of a robbery may have been targeted. take a look at the surveillance video here. police say a mother and daughter were followed home and robbed after working at a d.c. convenience store. they were carrying the store earnings for the day. a family member tried to protect them but was shot in
he's expected to be okay. the suspects took off and crashed their car near catholic university near northeast d.c. officers arrested one suspect. the other escaped. 6:47 now. a northern virginia high school named for a confederate general will learn its new name. >> the fairfax county school board will hold a vote. one possible name is justice high school. president trump is expected to make a long anticipated speech on the opioid crisis today. according to usa today the president will stop short of declaring the crisis a broader national emergency. instead, he will order his health secretary to declare a had you been health emergency. just about 6:48 right now. we're tracking breaking news in first 4 traffic this morning. it's been a little messy on the bw parkway. >> melissa mollet is here to tell us what to expect. melissa, what's going on here? >> breaking news continues. we're talking about a five-mile backup still
chopper 4 over the problem southbound bw parkway at good luck road overpass. we've just cleared out of the way in both directions. they're still hanging around at this area. i want to toss it up to chopper 4. freitas telling us what's going on. >> they cleared the accident scene. as chopper 4 comes northbound on the bw parkway to take a look at the southbound lanes, that's where the major problem is. there's only two lanes on the bw parkway headed towards the beltway. while delays are cleared up in one area. the greenbelt with s. where you have the problems. as far as alternates, go to jack taylor in the wtop traffic center. jack what, are the option os? >> i'm going to take it from there. jack still chatting
southbound 95 the ramp to the inner loop, all lanes are open there. again, we still have the real delays headed southbound this morning. that is still hanging around. southbound 270, local lane at montrose. vehicle in the left lane. just hearing from my ear, outer loop at river road with at least one lane blocked there. rest of the beltway is looking okay right now. 50, westbound before 202, crash block blocking the right lane. southbound georgia the 16th street, a crash blocking the left and right side of the roadway there. taking a look at your travel times, 270 southbound, germantown to the spur, okay. little slow there. top of the beltway is a little slow as well. 95 over to 270 the outer loop there. inbound on 66, fairfax county parkway to the beltway, 28 miles per hour getting there in 20 minutes. 95 north, quantico to the beltway. slowdown there. 36 miles per hour. take you 32 minutes now. going to chat withhe
parveen. good morning sheena. >> good morning, melissa. welcome back. we missed seeing you and we love seeing you now. chilly start this morning. chilly afternoon. the jacket that you want this morning, you might want it all day. tomorrow morning, little colder. we have a frost advisory. areas of freeze warnings into the weekend. we're dry saturday. but we have a rainy sunday shaping up. 50 right now in washington. 47 dulles. 48 leesburg. front royal 40s. quantico 51. we have a few sprinkles this morning. again, no heavy rain. just a few passing sprinkles on the windshield. you'll notice the clouds once the sun comes up. this afternoon, temperatures in the low 60s. look at tomorrow morning. we're looking at a freeze warning. farther to the west, the shenandoah valley, frost advisory for everybody else. temperatures in the 30s. many of the suburbs around the district, thmi
cover up sensitive plants as you don't want to get damage. walking the dog or you need a dog to walk, brandon is available for adoption. lucky dog animal rescue. head to their website to find out how to get him a home. not in the 630s just yet but by 5:00 p.m. the low 60s with developing sunshine. into the weekend, 70 for a high saturday. look at the temperatures. it's going to be rainy through most of your sunday. so the redskins game not looking great for fans in the stands. we're looking at showers in the forecast and temperatures in the 50s throughout the game. now a look ahead to your halloween forecast. looking bet they're sunday's forecast. temperatures in the low 60s by 5:00 p.m. once the sun goes down, we'll be getting into the 50s for the trick-or-treaters. the good news, we stay dry. that's what we wachblt a dry halloween. it will be feeling like halloween with the seasonable temperatures. sheena, thank you. 6:52 about now. we turn
investigation. an increase in a hidden crime which preys on women in public. >> scott macfarlane found a spike in skasst cases of upskirting in the area. >> you might have heard of this. men taking pictures of up and beneath women's clothing and sharing the pictures. in a recent case of this in d.c.'s escalators and in trains. there's a 50% spike in cases just in 2015 and we found these cases have spread well beyond transit stations to shopping centers and outdoor restaurants. a recent victim spoke with the i-team. >> you could say something to the person and you left with a creepy sort of feeling. >> tonight as part of our full investigation on news 4 at 11:00, what police say you
should do to better protect yourself and there's a hidden app that men use to hide the pictures once taken. for now, scott macfarlane, news 4 i-team. >> there is a terrific campaign going on right now to help people in need, especially as the weather starts to get cooler. >> lot of volunteers working on operation warm coats in stafford county. molette green is among them. they're making quick work of this, molette, this morning. >> reporter: oh, my goodness. this is the story that warms your heart with incredible people passionate about this. look at all of the coats. yeah. some of them going to stafford county students in need. that's what this is all about. 1400 and counting. 1400 coats and counting. let's talk to the schools first about this before we get to the fire department's effort. sherry johnson joining me. >> the business partners and staff out there. guidance counselors, teac.
>> reporter: i love it. you have the stories of the people who need these. >> basically, last week i just received a call from a school, stafford high school and they had a mother and her three kids in the office that needed food, needed coats, needed all kinds of supplies. this type of effort here is amazing. this is what's helping some of our families in the community. >> reporter: it's so needed. it's been going on near after year. you've been working with the fire department. stafford county fire department. here at the brea fire department number 12. lieutenant matt warren. you know about this. because you've been working with this organization for years. >> working with a great organization. operation warm. this is our 8th year with operation warm. we've got over 1400 coats this year. it's going to be a huge impact. cold weather setting in. we're looking forward to getting these coats out. >> this fire department among the best in the nation at
gathering them and making it happen. students -- 1400 and counting? >> 1400 and counting. >> show the coats again. >> they're getting the coats today, folks. that's the community coming together. back to you. >> all right. awesome to see that out there. >> so many people. >> thanks, molette. >> it is now 6:55. here are the four things to know before you head out the door. a scary early morning situation for a family in rockville. rockville police say a man barricaded himself in a car with a 6-month-old baby. the incident started on taft street. it was resolved peacefully after 4:00 a.m. prince george's county police are searching for a suspect in a sexual assault case. they thought they had a lead. they determined that person had nothing do with the crime. check out the nbc washington app for exclusive new details we
thought was a lead. the fairfax county school board will hold a vote on the name for jeb stuart. one name is justice high school. in los angeles, a bold prediction from basketball dad lavar ball, the wizards fell to the lakers 102-99. all right. taking a look here at what's happening around town today. travel times overall, not too bad this morning. do have the slowdown though on bw parkway just near the beltway as you head inbound. a big thank you to jack taylor for taking over for me the past couple of months. >> we're so happy to have you back. it's not just us. everybody asked about you. everyone missed you. everybody. >> thank you. you've come back to a day which will turn from clouds to sunshine later on. a chilly start tomorrow morning. frost and freeze advisories. the suburbs into the 30s. nice on saturday.
could get 2 inches or rain or more on sunday. that will be a lot of rain. let hope that favors the home team at fedex field. >> let's hope. >> how are you feeling? >> feeling good. rest. >> it's good to see your face in person instead of in picturesment. >> thank you. i'm glad to be back. >> that's the third time you grabbed my arm. >> i missed you. >> welcome back, melissa. >> that is the broadcast. thanks for waking up with us
good morning. now arriving. starting today, airport security screenings are being beefed up for anyone flying into the u.s. the new rules designed to make your travel safer. but how much slower should we all plan for? what republican rift? >> we have actually in the republican party, in a true sense, we have great unity. >> president trump claiming the gop is not divided, despite his exchange of fire with two key republican senators. and his answer to critics who say he is uncivil. >> people don't understand, i went to an ivy league college. i'm a very intelligent person. >> the latest from washington straight ahead. going public. thousands of classified documents from k'