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leaving others with team coverage with a look near your home. good morning everybody. it is 5:00 a.m. now. i'm aaron gilchrist. i'm eun yang. we're working for you as we head out on this rainy monday morning. we're dealing with a lot of issues on the roads for sure. >> lots of slippery wet leaves as well. lot of leaves and the wind is going to be -- >> pulling your hair all over the place. >> the rain is leaving but the wind will stick with us. the wind advisories before you step out. keep in mind the wind is helping to bring in cooler temperatures too throughout the day today. here's a live look at the radar. this is a bigger storm system developing across much of the northeast. it's leaving our area currently. but if you are still in maryland near annapolis, that's where we have heavy rain across the bay bridge. that's going to continue to slide through the east. light rain. it's mostly in much of maryland, calvert county, prince george's county. here's the wind advisory. pretty much everybody except if you're in parts of southern
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the south. still breezy. gusts close to 50 miles an hour until 10:00 a.m. today. wind gusts closer to 30, 35 mira cross the area. it's going to stay breezy. bus stop forecast this morning. the rains clearing. but i think the kids will want a jacket. this afternoon, nicer, drier. we stay chilly in the upper 50s. a closer look in the afternoon. let's check the roads, melissa. >> wet across the area here this morning. 270 at montrose road. live look northbound and southbound. everything looking okay. but may need to use the windshield wipers. inner and outer loop from the beltway. 66 and 95 looking okay. prince george's county, in ashburn, headed out for a live look at this area. ryan road at evergreen mills. wires down. so ryan road expected to be closed until 7:00 this morning. as far as the bay
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were completely shut down. now partially opened. >> melissa, thank you. breaking news on this weather alert day. angie goff has massive power outages to tell us about. angie, give us the numbers. >> bad weather like that. since we last checked, last hour, some places getting better. others are getting worse. dominion, virginia, reporting just under 3,000 people without power in northern virginia. that was our big trouble spot. that looks like that has shifted to novak. they now have more than 4,000. we are talking almost the entire coverage area in loudoun county in the dark. bge has several thousand outages. mecca reporting about 400 outage. pepco 250 people without power as you kick off the 5:00 a.m. hour. we'll continue to check on the numbers and keep you posted throughout the hour. aaron, eun. >> angie, thank
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we continue our team coverage on this weather alert day. >> news 4's aimee cho is live on canal road where a fallen tree has been causing problems. we know the fallen tree is out of there. how is the rest of the day looking? >> we just watched the pepco truck drive away a few minutes ago. police are still here. they told me, they're hoping to open the road in the next half hour or so. that's good news for the commuters. this is canal road near fox hall road. this was causing headaches. it fell last night at 9:00 p.m. took utility workers a while to get it cleared. they were spread pretty thin. we've seen a lot of cars, even though it's so early in the morning. cars being diverted on to reservoir road. this is a reminder of how rough the morning commute will be. it's dark, rainy, lots of leaves t
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as you head out this morning, make sure to go slowly and be careful. eun, aaron, back to you. >> all right, amee, thank you. justin finch is also checking out the roads. you might have spots where wires have come down. trying to get thousands of customers back online. justin will have a live report from loudoun county in a bit. today begins a new phase in special counsel robert mueller's russia investigation. >> that's because sometime this morning we expect to learn the first charges in this kachlts just who will be charged and with what remains unknown. but in the past, law enforcement sources named former national security adviser michael flynn and former trump campaign chairman, paul manafort as targets of mueller's investigation. both have denied any wrongdoing. also developing this morning, we're learning more about the local woman killed after the boy jumped off a highway overpass. marisa harris
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towson university. on saturday, she and her boyfriend were driving down the highway and a boy jumped off the cedar lane overpass. the boyfriend steered the car off the roadway. but harris died instantly. the boy is in the hospital with critical injuries and police are investigating this as an attempted suicide. just a heartbreaking story all around. today markian toes, the former head of security will be sentenced. he pleaded guilty to a sexual abuse of a minor. he befriended a student last year and bought her gifts, including a cell phone that he used to text with her during and after school hours. that's in the air to left. here comes fisher. astros win
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>> going to be talking about the world series, this game for a long time. it was a wild one. more than five hours long. astros ended up on top here. it was a fight. they beat the dodgers. 13-12 in extra innings of course. they traded the lead over and over again throughout the game. it all ended with a walk hf off hit. best-of-seven series. >> most exciting baseball ever. the most home runs -- the longest world series game. i wish i could stay up to watch it. >> they could wrap it up. dave martinez is going to be running the nationals for the next three years. he was the bench coach for the cubs this season. he's been to the world series twice now as coach, including when the cubs won it all last year. his job in d.c. will -- it could
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playoff series there. just about the midpoint of the football season and the redskins have a long season. >> they let a lead slip away in landover. >> carol maloney has the story from fedex field. >> reporter: it was raining, it was pouring and, well, there was not enough scoring. but man did the redskins have more than their share of injuries. burgundy and gold fall to the rival cowboys with a game of missing players and missed opportunities. late first half, 'skins looking to go up by two scores. a blocked field goal returned nearly the length of the field. instead of a nine-point lead, redskins trailing 14-13 at the half. second half, one final chance, kirk cousins pass deflected. intercepted and returned for a touchdown. redskins fall to 3-4 with
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33-19 loss. >> hit the reset button. today just, man, we wanted that one. really did want that one. just came up short. >> up next, the seahawks in seattle. where they're known for their 12th man. the redskins will be lucky to have enough men. carol maloney, news 4 sports. >> oh, dear. breaking my heart for so many seasons. the 'skins play the cowboys again on november 30th. maybe we can have a little revenge. >> that's the hope, right? >> the cowboys have won five straight games at fedex field. got to get past that. are you addicted to your devic devices? millions of us are. we are working for you to help you break the bad habit. how to help your family get back on the right track. plus, addressing assault allegations. kevin spacey, the latest
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overnight, he made a big announcement you'll be hearing about today. almost an inch of rain yesterday. that was our rainiest day in two months. the rain is coming to an end early this morning and the wind howling. it will be with us throughout most of the monday. it's a hold on to your hats and hair pieces kind of day. >> reporter: we are working for you. tracking your ride into work and school. windy conditions out here as many of you are waking up without power. a live look at what to
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m mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. female narrator: what would john adams do to women's health? adams argued before the supreme court to give employers control over your access to birth control. 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.
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good morning everybody. 5:12 on a monday morning. it is wet and windy outside. the rain will be coming to an end very quickly. you won't need to worry about rain for most of your monday. once we're past 7:00 or 8:00 in the morning. the rain will be behind us. the wind will be gusting 30 to 40 miles per hour. hold on tight to the wheels, melissa. we have downed trees and wires kind of all over the place. brand new one in leesburg, mason's lane at evergreen mills road with the tree down. another one in northwest and another in northe
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pictures of that now. aaron? >> melissa, thank you. we continue our team coverage with justin finch in loudoun county. >> that is where crews are on the scene of downed power lines. justin, what are you seeing? >> reporter: that's right, eun. we're seeing off ryan road in loudoun county. it's pitch black around here. the only lights are the lights off the stormtracker 4 by 4. chances are, many of you in northern virginia are waking up to conditions like this. heavy wind out here. most noticeably, waking up without power. ryan road to the scene that likely is causing all of this trouble for this neighborhood here. this is where we have reports of downed wires on ryan road near evergreen mills road. we had at one point roads of that road being blocked.
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seeing that this morning. again, as you can see here, lots of darkness in this neighborhood here. on scene on ryan road, we have the sheriff's office blocking traffic in that area. as you make your way out this morning, don't be surprised if downed wires, branches and debris are causing you to scenes like this. you are seeing police cars, law enforcement blocking traffic so that work can be done to clear those thoroughfares to get you to work and school safely. that's the latest in loudoun, justin finch. back to you. >> thank you. 5:14. the driver of the transport van carrying freddie gray will appear in court for a disciplinary trial. according to the baltimore sun, this is the last resort for baltimore police officer cesar goodson jr. who you see here to face charges in gray's 2015 death. last month the department of justice said it would not bring federal criminal charges against the officers involved and goodson has been acquitted for the murder in
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gray died from spinal cord injuries. he's maintained innocence. is counseling the controversial contract -- working to restore power to the island. the contract with whitefish energy was worth $300 million. it was under scrutiny because the company only had two full-time employees when the contract was awarded and because it's based in the hometown of the interior secretary. the company denies the secretary or anyone else in the trump administration had anything to do with the awarding of this contract. about 70% of puerto rico is still in the dark. as we brace ourselves for that rainy commute, check this out. that is snow. a good bit of it on the ground in western maryland. >> i'm covering my eyes. >> this is what the roads in garrett county looked like last night. i don't know how much snow they got out there. that's the reality. if you want to get early deep
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bad thing, right? >> it is such a bad thing. >> maybe. >> i want to get past halloween. >> my cousin is ready to go. she's looking forward to going skiing. >> someone blood related to you? your cousin? that is news. that doesn't mean they have similar qualities. >> this is a fight at my house. robert and the boys want to go ski vacation and my daughter and me want to go to the beach. >> me too. i love snowboarding. i will say that. i love it at first. but if it turns icy, no way. forget about it. no ice today. we're a little too warm for that. the rain we started receiving yesterday in the northeast, it's a huge mess. it's leaving our area. but look at connecticut. we're seeing crazy conditions in much of the northeast. heavy rain there falling. remnants of tropical storm philippe. if
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power lines are down, a lot of issues there. a lot of trees down across the area. this is, in part, the reason why our rain has been lingering so long. this storm system has really slowed it down. so it's kind of slow to leave the area. for the commute this morning, the rain is currently leaving. wet roads still, though. some roads are closed, too, because of debris and some downed trees. but if you're heading to the bus stops this morning, as the rain leaves, you want the warm jacket. it's windy and chilly. recess will be drier and breezy. if you're exercising, it will be damp and chilly. this morning, a wind advisory, winds gusting. it's pushing off into maryland. closer to annapolis and delaware, philadelphia still dealing with the rain. here it is in new england. still dealing with that big area of low pressure. thas
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away. for us, we're currently gusting at 30, 35 miles per hour. temperatures in the mid-40s as you step outside. you're going to want your jacket through the afternoon. we're not going to warm up too much. for the morning commute, we're looking at wet roads by 7:00 a.m. by 5:00 p.m., we're dry. temperatures will only be in the upper 50s. here's future weather. by 8:00 a.m., a lot of the rain even in maryland should be gone and we're drying as we go through the afternoon. now for tomorrow, we're looking at much better conditions in the forecast. temperatures won't be on. they'll still be cool. into the weekend, they'll be warming up a tad. a closer look at that forecast coming up with melissa mollet. >> a couple of new problems. a crash southbound at bw parkway. one lane getting by. that accident as far as closures because of the weather. a new downed tree at maryland state line. that's the report right now. all lanes blocked. this downed tree in northwest washington has been cleared but
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canal road between fox hall and reservoir this morning. leesburg, mason's lane at evergreen mills. tree down with traffic alternating. ryan road and evergreen mills road, wires down with ryan road shut down until 7:00 this morning. that's that live picture justin finch had. 214 downed tree x one lane. 301 is shut down because of that. then remember, the chesapeake bay bridge, we have the high wind warning. we were entirely closed just a short time ago. now we've reopened, but the high wind warning, no high vehicles can go across. all the radar showing you how bad it is out there. ♪ wow. from maryland, getting a moment in the spotlight on the voice tonight. devon fleming from baltimore is competing in a knockout round. he's on team
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kelly clarkson. she's going to be a guest star tonight. >> the voice airs at 8:00 tonight right here on nbc. >> sounds good. the white house decked out in cobwebs and other spooky decorations for halloween. the south lawn will be open today. fingers crossed for trick-or-treaters as president trump and the first lady hand out candy for students. they've been inviepted to trick-or-treat at the white house. last week, it's one of the most haunted place is in the country. it's a habit so many of us have. this week we're working for you to help you break the digital addictions. how you can refresh your morning routine. >> coming up today on ellen, big bang theory star jim parsons stops by along with his younger self. you can see the two sheldons together today at 3:00. ellen airs weekdays here on nbc4 and pat lawson muse a
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harris get you caught up on the news of the day starting at 4:00.
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ralcandidate for'm governor,rtham, and i sponsored this ad. narrator: they call him enron ed. because washington, dc lobbyist ed gillespie represented the worst of the worst. 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.
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difrj tal addiction. we know it very well. do you know someone who spends too much time on their smartphones or tablets? do your kids walk with their heads down all the time? susan hogan has a look ahead at how it may be affecting your family? >> face it. we're all addicted to this. most of us can't live without it. all this week, we're working for you looking at things we do on our phone that sucks up our precious time. >> jack, jack, hello? >> meet jack. he's my 13-year-old son. >> yes, parents, you can relate to that smartphone glaze. our kids are so entrenched into whhe
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i gave jack an assignment. i asked him to log every time he used a smartphone. for two weeks, he was awesome. writing it all down. the result? 2 hours 22 minutes. 2 hours 30 minutes. >> it gets worse. you'll hear from him on monday. challenge your kids. we're exposing our digital addiction answering questions. how to turn it into a lesson and what happens to your kids' brains when they're overexposed. if your family has a digital addiction and join us for this perspecti perspective. >> give him credit. i'm going to start now. log my -- the computer doesn't count, does it? >> it might. be surprised how much time you spend on your devices. >> watch for our investigative stories on air and our app. >> stay tuned for her special reports on
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tomorrow morning. the focus will be kids and video games. you have to have strict rules in place. you have to enforce those rules, otherwise left to their own devices, they would be on them every minute they get. >> what about adults and video games? >> i was never good at video games. >> susan will have ideas how children can kick their habits before it turns into a problem. >> you warn kids about online activities, but one woman's blog cost her father his job. how her youtube video had her father fired. >> kevin spacey, the talk of twitter this morning. his response to sexual assault allegations and what he revealed about his personal life still ahead. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell on a windy and rainy morning. most of the rain has come to an end in northwest washington. still plenty of raindrops towards chesapeake
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you'll be dealing with the wind. a live picture in loudoun coun whertye
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m mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. female narrator: what would john adams do to women's health? adams argued before the supreme court to give employers control over your access to birth control. 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.
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right now at 5:30, a live look at the roads as you wake up to a weather alert day. the storms that soaked our area all day yesterday are still moving through. >> take a look at the radar. it's busy this morning. all that green. it means you need to bundle up and make sure the kids are bundled up. leave extra time this morning. any time there's rain and wind, you need a jacket. >> i'm eun yang. i'm aaron gilchrist. news 4 justin finch and aimee cho are on the roads that melissa mollet is warning us about. >> first, meteorologist chuck bell is outside on the weather deck. you have your umbrella. but it's not open, chuck. >> exactly right, eun and aaron. not need it anymore. at least not in northwest washington. the last of the rain is headed towards the chesapeake bay. the wind is not going anywhere any
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there's a look at radar. the bulk of the rain now is pushing out of the d.c. metro area. still raining pretty good across parts of southern maryland. western shore of the bay. the raindrops are getting blown eastbound by a strong west, to northwesterly wind. you can probably here it rattling across the microphone there. temperatures in the mid-40s this morning. with the return of sunshine today, we'll get a little recovery. the winds are still gusting over 30 miles per hour now. you should plan on that kind of gustiness. the daily grade for today, high near 59 degrees. a west wind, 20 to as much as 35 miles per hour at times. let's go inside to melissa mollet where it's calmer and milder. >> no wind in here right now. only if somebody turns on a hire dryer. taking a look at a couple of problems, downed trees and wires becauf
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that we've been experiencing here. again, this is a live picture from where justin finch is this morning. in the ashburn area, ryan road at evergreen mills road. downed tree there this morning. that is this one here. wire down, i should say. north of there in, the leesburg area. at the maryland state line, lanes blocked because of a downed tree there. as you look attica nall road and -- earlier downed tree is out of the way but still shut down. bw parkway, single lane getting by. a live look at 270 at montrose road. no problems northbound or southbound. eun? >> melissa, thank you. thousands of people are waking up without electricity this morning. loudoun county is one of the hardest hit spots with more than 2,000 outages there. >> arlington county also has a few thousand out right now. the numbers appear to be improving. we continue our team covera
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this weather alert day with aimee cho. >> if you're just waking up a tree that was down had traffic shut down on canal road. aimee has an update for a busy morning for commuters. >> reporter: i have no good news for commuters. the traffic headaches continue out here. take a look at this map that shows you the problem. 3800 block of canal road near fox hall road. i just spoke to police a short time ago. they hope to open up this road any minute now. that is the one upside for commuters. this road has been shut down for over eight hours now because utility workers have been spread thin with several downed trees around d.c. from all the storms. right now, as rush hour is already getting newunder way, traffic is being diverted to reservoir road. if you're headed that way, know that's the detour to take. on the road, be aware it's very dark and wet. a lot of branches and leaves out the.
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eun, aaron, back to you. >> aimee, thank you. it's 5:34. here's a look at other top stories this morning. today we're expected to find out the first charges in special counsel robert mueller's russia investigation. just who will be charged and with what remains unknown. tracie potts will have a look at some of the potential targets in this case. a grad stew ent at marymount university was killed after a boy jumped off an overpass on i-66. marisa harris was driving with her boyfriend saturday afternoon. she died instantly. that boy is now in critical condition at the hospital. the redskins are thinking about their upcoming game against the seahawks this morning and the injured players will now have to replace. they've lost to the rivals cowboys at home. they lost multiple players to injuries. they play the seahawks this coming week. firefighters save three children, including an infant
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yesterday morning that home on al con drive caught fire. a woman called 9-1-1 to say there were children trapped inside. firefighters were able to rescue the children and revive them in the yard. the kids and a 17-year-old were all taken to the hospital in serious condition. we know that four others were able to escape that home and fire crews say the flames started in the kitchen. today the district could score an olympic-style sporting event. d.c. is one of the three finalists for the 11th gay games and the winner will be announced today. it includes 15,000 athletes competing in everything from ice hockey to roller derby. those games will take place in 2022. d.c. making a case, saying that you know what, the city has hosted a number of big events, they've done it for other sporting events here. >> pope was here. we know how to do it big. >> especially for security purposes. new this morning, kevin spacey is responding to accusations that he made a pass at a teenager
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announcement of his own. angie goff is in the newsroom with what we learned overnight. >> a big response from actor kevin spacey this morning. he came out and officially announced that he is gay. he apologized for what he called deeply inappropriate drunken behavior if it indeed happened. if it is what happened. this started with an interview on buzz feed. be he said spacey climbed on top of him when he was 14 years old. a teenager. this happened at a party. now, spacey responded at length with a statement online saying sunday night on twitter that he didn't remember the alleged incident writing that if i did behave then as he described, i own him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior and i'm sorry for
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he skriebd having carried for years. he's been private with his feelings. he's gay and he's won multiple oscars and a tony. he appeared in rent back in the 1990s. he's currently acting on the series star trek discovery. aaron? >> angie goff in the newsroom. angie, thank you. a father fired for his daughter's viral video. why her youtube video cost her father his job. these are the closures on canal road. we have all the warnings about the areas you want to avoid as u start your workweekyo.
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independent press says they're false. fear mongering. absurd. ralph northam went to vmi and was an army doctor for eight years. in richmond, dr. northam helped pass longer sentences for gang members and mandatory life sentences for violent sexual predators. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad because i'm a pediatrician, and for ed gillespie to say i would tolerate anyone hurting a child is despicable.
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i'm i'm up earlyax, for my most important job. -more peanut butter, daddy. -more peanut butter, daddy. as prosecutor, justin fairfax fought drugs, crime, and human trafficking. that's why he's endorsed by virginia law enforcement. buckle up. nothing's more important than keeping them safe and helping them prosper. as your lieutenant governor, i'll work to grow the economy and invest in schools and career training,
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not more politics. most people post anything for social media. people forget there needs to be a filter. for one -- brook peterson had lunch with her dad at apple, he was on the team that helped her dad create the new apple x and he showed it off to brook and she showed it off on youtube.
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taken down. she posted a -- she explained how her father was fired. she's explaining why she's not blaming apple for its decision. at the end of the day, when you work for apple. it doesn't matter how good of a person you are. if you break a rule, they have no tolerance. i'm not going to stop buying apple products. >> you think she would take responsibility for what she did. >> here's a look at that iphone x. the phone is all screen. it comes standard with wireless charging. it says pre orders have been off the chart. >> the phones will be in stores this friday. >> the phone costs nearly a thousand dollars coming in at $999. right under the mark. >> telling apple secrets. that's letting people into the cat combs. >> exactly. apple has to do what it has to do. 5:41 right now. well, it is -- it's been a rainy start to your monda
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early. it's clearing out. rain especially along the eastern shore. it's going to be a windy one as you walk outside. make sure you bundle up. take a look at how the afternoon is shaping up. melissa. >> lots of wires down and trees down all over the place because of this nay st
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right now on "news4 today," waking up to a weather alert. rain soaking the washington area. >> the latest on the storm's path as it treks up the east coast. bundle up at the bus stop. the wind gusts you'll feel and a a look at what's in store for halloween. already looking ahead to the holidays. the shocking amount you're expected to spend on gifts this year. a trip to dulles forced to make an emergency landing. l
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first, indictment day. charges coming in the russia election investigation. we take a closer look from capitol hill. 14 before the hour. we're tracking the storms on this weather alert day. if you're just joining us, the worst of the wet weather passed through our area already. you still want the rain jacket. add a few extra layers. >> you should give yourself extra time. seeing road closures, power outages, debris on the roads. stoplights are out in loudoun county. this is ryan road at evergreen mills road. we'll check on the forecast and the commute just ahead. first, though, we begin with a significant day in the russia investigation. >> the office of special counsel, robert mueller, is expected to announce the first charges in this case today. news 4's tracie potts is live on capitol hill. everyone is wondering who these potential charges will b
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>> what we know, they focus on mike flynn, the former national security adviser. undisclosed initially and also paul manafort, the former campaign chair. his home was raided and wire transfers and lobbying that he's done with foreign governments. but it may not be one of them. it may be a smaller fish, so to speak. some lawmakers think to get others higher in the food chain in this to come and talk to the special prosecutor. they may try to indict several people or may try to get someone to cooperate and use this as an inducement to get them to talk and get more information. bottom line, we don't know. it's a federal grand jury, supposed to be secret and so far it is. >> that's the way it's supposed to be. tracie potts, live on capitol hill for us. tracie, thank you. >> make sure to have the nbc washington app on your
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the first charges are made public. we'll have continuing coverage all day here on news 4. president trump's approval rating dropped to a new low. with the latest nbc news "wall street journal" poll approval rating at 38%. that's down 5 points since last month. 58% of respondents disapprove of mr. trump's job performance so far. his approval rating of 38% is the lowest in modern times for a president at this stage of his presidency. the poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.3 percentage points. this week, you can enroll for coverage through the affordable care act. but a lot of people are confused about when and how they can get insurance coverage. that's because president trump and congressional republicans vowed to repeal it. that hasn't happened yet. it runs from november 1st through december 15th.
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polls next week, you have to vote absentee. you must request a ballot by 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. to vote in person, you have to do it by next saturday. you may have to show why you can't vote next week. illness, work or religious obligations. a church in alexandria is relocating two plaques that honor george washington and robert e. lee. leaders at the christ church say they may create an obstacle of our church as a welcoming church. they took on an added urgency after the events in charlottesville. they plan to move the plaques next year when it decide on a new location. new video from on board a united airlines flight. a passenger
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emergency landing in boston. the flight was an the i would from munich, germany, when there were there was reports of smoke on the plane. the reports were from the plane's galley. >> very scary. we're getting you ready for halloween. >> tomorrow. hope you have your costumes and candy ready. there's good news. if you plan to go trick-or-treat in d.c., there's a list for members. that's trick-or-treat cities, d.c. 8th place. not too bright. last year wos 20th. the top spot is san francisco followed by san jose, california, philadelphia and long beach. places where homes are close together. the number of kids under the age of 10. d.c. has attracted families over the years. makes it a lot of fun. >> got to have a plan. keep it moving. get a
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zigzag, whatever you have to do. >> the ones that give out the full candy bars. >> do you have half candy bars. >> the mini ones. >> you were relatively good trick-or-tre trick-or-treaters. >> i don't like this costume. >> the full size or the fun size. >> i would give them a single m&m's. >> any m&m's that are left are yours or mine. you got to earn it if you're coming to my place. temperatures on the cold side this morning. you will notice it on your way out the door. had almost an inch of rain yesterday. i think i got thrown under the bus on the desk over there. >> eun said your house is getting egged. >> no, it will not. almost an inch of rain yesterday. that made it our rainiest day in months around here. the peak wind gusts yesterday. 47 miles an hour just
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midnight last night. 46 degrees with a west wind. still averaging as much as 16 miles per hour. gusting higher than that. that gusty wind will be with us. notice how quickly the rain is coming to an end around here. these clouds will not last long once we get past 9:00 or 10:00. we should be able to scour the clouds out of here. be back to sunshine later on. still gusting in leesburg. kufrpt temperatures, chilly. mid-40s across the area. forecast today, increasing sunshine. staying on the windy side. afternoon temperatures into the mid and upper 50s. tomorrow, trick-or-treat time. temperatures dropping from the mid-50s early. but as soon as the sun goes down, it will get chilly. on this weather alert day, you can follow the weather with our nbc washington app. find me at chuck bell 4. instagram for cash for you. here's the ten-day
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day. sunny and 60 tomorrow. chilly for trick-or-treaters. rain chance late in the day. cloudy, milder on thursday. 68. 73 friday and this is the weekend that we move our clocks backwards one hour when you go do bed. that means an extra hour of sleep this weekend. making it my favorite weekend, melissa. >> i like that. i can use an extra hour of sleep. canal road between fox hall and reservoir, that has cleared. the downed tree is out of the way and the lanes reopened. that is the good news. not so good news in other spots, still have that closure there. this is the picture there in ashburn. maryland state line, lanes blocked because of that downed tree this morning. taking a look at something else happening, southbound 395, glebe, a crash along the left side. metro, orange blue lane. delays there. vienna. blue line, because of the signal
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both directions. travel times, 270 southbound is looking okay. so is top of the beltway on the outer loop there. aaron? >> melissa, thank you. it's 5:54 right now. the national highway traffic safety administration is launching a pilot program that would -- open recalls when they register the vehicles. congress gave them authority to register them. maryland was the only state to apply. this next story may give you -- uber or lyft. according to the "washington post," maryland booted nearly 15% of new drivers for failing the state's process. that percentage is just from the past six months. those drivers passed uber and lyft
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cracks because they do not double-check screening information. that is troubling and glad to know that maryland is doing something about it because the extra checking might -- >> ability check. >> you know, it is that time of year, again, we're talking about holiday shopping season and a lot of people are planning to spend more money this year apparently. according to a survey, people will spend an average of just over $967. >> wow. >> i'm not doing that. >> that's up 3.5%. >> i know. >> from what people said they would spend during the same time last year. for the first time in the survey's history, online shopping is the most popular shopping this year. 59% said they would finish their gift list on the internet. >> it's so efficient. i do almost all of my -- everything. i mean not just forhe
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online. >> who has time to go and park. >> doesn't it mean more to the receiver to know that you went to the store and touched the -- >> does it mean more to you? >> ip not a good gifting person. >> you're not into it. >> the kids. >> for the kids. >> this morning, a college student, her dream of becoming a model is becoming a reality all because of instagram photos from howard university yard fest. >> an instagram user was snapping pictures of people when he snapped a photo of this young woman. she's stunning. according to the daily mail, this is a woman who is a sophomore who is a biochemistry student. modeling has been her dream. but she's in biochemistry. smart and beautiful. >> she's already heard from three modeling agencies. it sounds like she could be on her way. >> good luck to her. >
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this weather alert since 4:00 a.m. >> we continue to monitor the conditions live. next at 6:00, we have live team coverage from the storm damage and the impact right now. >> reporter: watching your roads live in loudoun county. very dark here. what to expect coming up live.
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a powerhouse storm barreling along the east coast. that can be felt from new england to your backyard. >> the timing for the cleanup and the work around for drivers. >> we're not the only ones dealing with this wet weather. we'll show you where flooding is a serious concern on this storm team 4 weather alert day. "news4 today" starts now. what that means is that these guys are working overtime. umbrellas down. doesn't mean we don't have a lot to contend with. >> winds gusts over 40 miles an hour. that's going to continue. >> that's right. going to be a
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going to be an ugly day. here's a look at the radar. this is a local view. what we're seeing here. drying conditions. some of the rain along the eastern shore and heading towards delaware. we did mention a powerhouse of a storm. now take a wider look at the northeast. there you see it now. much of new england seeing the heavy rain and gusty winds. over the weekend, if you didn't know, we had a tropical storm develop. tropical storm philippe and the remnants of it moving up into new england. so this is the reason why we have such rainy, gusty conditions this morning. as we go through the afternoon today, we'll see improvements. locally we have the clearing. but the winds could be gusting here 50 miles per hour by 10:00 a.m. a lot of heavy rain here. this is going to eventually move away. nicer conditions today. hold on to the jacket. it's going to be a chilly wuchblt we'll look at the forecast coming up. let's look at the roads. good morning, melissa. sheena, taking a look at the roads.

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