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built in 1963, fences were not required to run all the way across. as we reported, one young life was cut short, another forever changed because of that overpass fall. police think the 12-year-old boy was attempting suicide and now the boy has -- as the boy recovers from the critical injuries in the hospital, his family is sharing details about him. his uncle didn't want to show his face on camera. he said his nef sue is a happy kid. he didn't know any reason why the boy would want to take his own life. >> he was happy? >> yeah, he happy. >> how did this -- >> i don't know. >> the boy landed on the roof of marisa harris' suv. she died instantly. she was working on a postgraduate degree in counseling from marymount university in arlington. 4:30 now. new video this morning. this is what people saw on the irs building.
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former trump campaign chairman paul manafort with the caption, follow the money. the video was projected on the irs building by the same person who is projected anti-trump messages on the trump hotel in the past. if you thought yesterday was big in the russia investigation, today could be bigger. >> that's because paul manafort is expected to address his charges today. manafort and rick gates were indicted on 12 counts, including conspiracy against the u.s. and money laundering. both pleaded not guilty. the biggest news concerned george papadopolous. he admitted that during the campaign he was in touch with russians who had kremlin contacts. white house chief of staff john kelly addressed the news last night. >> all of the -- that they were indicted before was long before they ever met donald trump or had had any association with the
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administration is let the legal justice system work. >> manafort's indictment never explicitly mentions the trump campaign but it accuses manafort and rick gates of misleading the government in the spring of 2016. a shooting on a college campus overnight. >> angie goff at the live desk. >> part of the university of utah on lockdown right now. one person confirmed dead. salt lake city police saying that a man shot someone near the university campus. they identified a suspect and are trying to catch him right now. the victim was in a car, we're told. that's pretty much all we know at this point. we did check the map. about half the campus is on lockdown. university of utah still deciding whether or not to cancel classes for the day. we'll keep you posted on this developing story. aaron. >> angie, thank you. 4:33 your time right now. o
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investigation will play out on capitol hill today. executives from facebook, twitter and google will testify before a senate committee. facebook is expect today say that an estimated 126 million americans received russian backed material on the website during the campaign. they say it was likely difficult if not i am impossible for users to tell who was behind it. we're exactly one week away from virginia voters heading to the polls to pick a new governor. if you're planning to vote absentee, today is the last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you. the governor's race has been all over the place. ralph northam is leading gillespie 53 to 36% among likely voters. 7% say they haven't made up their minds yet. the poll has a margin of error of just over 4 percentage points. the polls have shown
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results every time. independent auditors with maryland board of education are turning over a report. it stems from allegations that prince george's officials changed grades. a whistle blower who works for the system at a high school claims the school system changed the grades to boost graduation rates. the ceo mr. kevin maxwell denies the allegations. if you have to take i-95 to work, the ride is expected to get better on your commute home. the new two-mile express lane extension near the garrisonville exit opens this afternoon. it's expected to stop the backup that happens to tens of thousands of driver. the southbound ramp near 143 will open to traffic this afternoon. the northbound ramp will open tomorrow morning. won't have to pay more money than you already do to take the toll lanes. kirk cousins' future is probably not in san francisco. you may have heard the reports that the 49ers were thinking of signing him this off-season. but the 49ers traded for
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garoppolo. the new england patriots backup quarterback last garoppolo has thrown for five touchdowns, no interceptions. redskins former offensive coordinator kyle shanahan is the 49ers coach. this team hasn't won a single game. they're doing poorly. >> cousins on a one-year deal for the redskins. making him about $24 million this year. >> that is just beyond the realm of understanding in my brain. $24 million a year. >> only a million or so dollars off of that? you'll get there. >> right. it's now 4:35. would i be working? i guess he has to go to work. >> you could buy all the candy in the world, eun. >> and facials and massages. >> lots of dogs. >> yeah. i think i would become an animal hoarder for sure. if i had that kind of money. >> i could se
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which is a really sad part about it. basically, i would open a shelter. we're not allowed to take the animals or adopt them. as we go through your halloween tuesday, it's going to be a nice one. starting at the bus stop for the kids, chilly temperatures this morning. 7:00 a.m., 45 degrees. 8:00 this morning frngs long sleeves, 47. going through the afternoon, temperatures will be close to 60 degrees. really feeling like halloween through the day today. going to feel a lot like fall. seasonable temperatures and in fact, a little below normal for this time of the year. 45 leesburg. 38 in manassas. 38 warrenton. 39 gaithersburg. light cote this morning. coming up in a bit, we'll take a look at your trick-or-treat forecast. right now, let's check the roads on this halloween tuesday. good morning, melissa. >> arlington, before north williamsburg boulevard. we have the water main break. the
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getting by. as far as the rest of the roads, we're looking quite good here right now. outer loop after old georgetown, left lane getting by the work zone. that's cleared out of way in a kw couple of minutes. from fairfax county parkway to the beltway, you're on time. going to take you nine minutes. aaron? >> melissa, thank you. in just a few days, you'll be able to get the new iphone ten. a warning if you plan to do that. the news 4 i-team reports, how to keep yourself safe. how it started sounds bad enough. but it quickly escalated. the road rage incident that turned into a violent home invasion and the men police are still looking for right now. they managed to escape the las vegas massacre only to succumb to another tragic fate. why one family is mourning the loss of a couple who origin
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a couple that survived the las vegas massacre dies together in a fiery car crash. dennis and lorraine crashed into a metal gate and burst into flames near their california home two weeks ago. their daughter shared the news in an emotional post on facebook. the bullets started flying during a music festival, dennis
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shielded her from the bullets. more questions are being raised about a troubled hospital in d.c. >> the "washington post" reports that a patient died at united medical center after falling out of bed and pleading for help in an audio recording obtained by the "washington post," you can hear the man screaming. the interim ceo for united medical told the d.c. council that an investigation was completed. he said that employees were disciplined, did not go into specifics. this is a long list of problems reported at that problems. its license to deliver and care for babies was suspended and questions have been raised about the private company hired to manage the hospital. it will be up to the d.c. council about whether to renew the company's contract. the aftershocks of paul manafort's are arrest are
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who we could hear from in the case that might surprise you. some thought of it as a halloween decoration, others as extremely offensive. what was at the center of a local halloween display that ultimately caused it to come down. sheena trick-or-treating going to be a coat event tonight? >> it's going to be just fine. i think that the kids will probably want the long sleeves. now, as we go through the day today, nice and dry for your commute. watch out for the trick-or-tr t trick-or-treaters this afternoon as they most likely will be starting before the sun goes down. but coming up, we'll talk about your trick-or-trate
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ralcandidate for'm governor,rtham, and i sponsored this ad. narrator: they call him enron ed.
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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. enron ed gillespie. he's not lobbying for you. nice weather in store for the trick-or-treaters. as you're about to step
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you want the jacket this morning. no rain or winds like yesterday. a much nicer day today in time for the trick-or-treaters. that's straight ahead. thank you, sheena. it's 4:45. we're staying on top of our developing story. the first charges filed in the russia investigation. >> former trump campaign chairman, paul manafort and rick gates facing a dozen charges now centering on allegations of money laundering and tax fraud. while another man pleads guilty to lying about his meetings with the russians. tracie potts is on capitol hill with more. what does this tell us? >> it certainly tells us it's not over and it also tells us that they have been working for a while. that other man you mentioned, george papadopolous was a volunteer campaign adviser a few weeks ago he pleaded guilty. it was announced on monday. several months ago he started working with the fbi investigators on this case, which means they may have
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from him by now. he's pleaded guilty to the russian connections during the campaign and to lying initially to the fbi about those connections. reaction from the white house is that these indictments, not papadopolous specifically but the indictments have nothing to do with the president. that the money laundering and the tax evasion happened years before gates and manafort were working for the trump campaign. >> we'll hear from google, facebook, twitter. what will happen on that front today. >> that's about the ads that were tracked to russia that flooded swing states in the months before the election, presumably to try to influence people's votes. the campaign or i should say to many have said they will release those so people can see exactly what it was they were looking at that russia wanted them to see before they headed to the polls. >> tracie potts on the hill this morning. thank you. a federal judge in
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washington blocked president trump's controversial ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. it temporarily prevents the pentagon from -- on transgender -- they called for the d.o.d. to stop -- a spokeswoman for the justice department says that they disagree with the court's ruling and are evaluating the next step. right now, three suspects in the violent home invasion are on the loose. the prince william county father who was attacked is sharing his story in hopes it helps to catch the people responsible. >> crazy. with guns, with knives. unbelievable. >> prince william county police say the trouble started during a road rage incident last friday in woodbridge. this man says the suspects were tailgating his son's car and followed him home. two men and a woman forced their way int t
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beating his home, him and his wife. >> started hitting me. >> and then they started stabbing you? >> yeah. here, here, here. >> the woman apparently had a gun and threatened the family with it. the suspects drove off in a black honda civic with a yellow stripe on the side before police showed up. >> a scary situation at a local mall has police asking for your help. montgomery county police want to see whether you can identify the two suspects seen in these surveillance photos. here they are. they say a woman was followed by three masked people at the westfield wheaton mall in october. the woman says she was assaulted and threatened with a gun. the three people stole her wallet and ran away. if you have any information contact police. residents are voicing concerns about kkk literature found in front of their homes. the loudoun times says the literature included
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tweets -- jewish americans. it also included candy in a plastic bag. it raised the alarms of people who thought it was suspicious since it was so close to halloween. leesburg said the packet was general kkk propaganda and alerted their federal -- meant to frighten a bit. but an oakton virginia woman was shocked when she saw a lynched black man hanging in a yard. jamie stevenson saw it on saturday. she's new to the neighborhood. she learned the monster was part of an elaborate display for years. she fired off e-mails to the homeowners asking that they take it down. >> as your neighbor and a person of color, i find this racist. i find this deeply offensive. >> the homeowner responded writing in part, it is not my intent to offend anyone. i never
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the tree had darker skin. it has been taken down. muriel bowser is thanking every district resident who -- she tweeted the thank you and congratulations to hong kong which was awarded games. the games include 15,000 athletes competing in every sport from ice hockey to roller derby. the games take place in 2022. maybe this will be a reason to go to hong kong. i've always wanted to go. >> cover the games. >> can you imagine, go cover pyeongchang and then hong kong. i'm going to put in for to. i don't know if mike will agree to that. and i'll miss my kids. >> you look lovely and festive. >> i tried to dress as halloween-ish as i could. >> you might need longer sleeves if you're going to be outside. >> you need the long sleeves. you have kids. is it chilly out -- >>he
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coat over it to ruin the effect. i'm not cold. i'm not cold. put your jacket on. it's going to be cold. >> thermal underneath. >> it's not going to be cold for trick-or-treating. it's going to be chilly. in the 50s. then we'll get down to the 40s. the good news is we're going to stay nice and dry as we go through this evening. once the sun sets, it's going to be perfect for the trick-or-treaters. here's the weather outlook. the commute, nice dry roads. you'll remember, this evening as you commute, be very careful because of all the trick or treerts out there. bus stop, you want a jacket. recess dry and chilly. perfect for the trick-or-treaters. temperatures right now if you walk outside, washington. gaithersburg at 39. manassas 38 degrees. we're nice and dry, though. any precip is well to our north and it will stay there today. for your exercise forecast, by lunchtime, temperatures right
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temperatures around 60 degrees. as you trick-or-treat, starting by 5:00 p.m., 60 degrees. 7:00 p.m., 54. 9:00 p.m., 52. we'll be seeing clear skies. nice dry conditions. great for trick-or-treating today. tomorrow, we're looking at a chance of sprinkles, 59 degrees. look at thursday and friday. this is the late week warmup. we'll be in the 70s. going into the weekend, we're going to put a rain chance in for the weekend. a little cooler, too. back in the upper 50s, low 60s. don't forget, we fall back this weekend. we gain an hour of sleep. we're going to have sunset around 5:00 p.m. on sunday. so the sun will set earlier. we go into next week, we start off around 70 degrees again. kind of an up and down ride with the ten-day forecast. it is fall. we tend to see these weather patterns this time of year. overall, it trick-or-treaters. they're not thinking farther ahead than the evening. it's going to be nice and dry
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melissa mollet, i know your kids are dressed up this evening. hopefully they stay warm. >> we have lots of plans for layers underneath. they can still look cool in the could actuals and very warm costumes this year. it's a good thing for moms. taking a look at the beltway. inner loop and outer loop of the beltway, no problems. the main p routes into and out of town. had earlier work at the top of the beltway that cleared. 270 from 70 to the spur, you can see, you can get there in 26 minutes, if you're headed out of town up to 70 for your morning commute. glebe before north williamsburg boulevard in arlington, still had the left lane. the only thing getting by, water main work this morning. 95 in virginia, just north of prince william parkway, everything is rolling along fine this morning. taking a look at 95 in maryland, no problems there northbound or
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eun? >> thank you, melissa. you may have been eating it for years thinking it was good for you. the fda says not so fast. what it wants to remove from a certain food label. an i-team investigation surrounding the iphone. the spike in violent attacks you want to know about if you
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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.
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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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. we know the odds of hitting a mega jackpot are pretty slim. but 180 tickets were sold statewide last week that had zero chance of winning. so the virginia lottery had technical difficulties and it has upgraded its gaming system. that's a lot of wasted money. >> some of the tickets produced according to the previous rules of the game basically made them worthless for the big jackpot. i don't know what reparation you get for that. >> maybe get new tickets. at least that. at least have a slim chance of winning. >> that's what happens when you gamble i guess. aspirin may reduce your risk of cancer. a new study compared patients who took aspirin for at least six months with nonaspirin users. it found the people who took aspirin were
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likely to develop stomach cancer, colon cancer and other digestive cancers. of course, you should talk to your doctor first. there are a lot of products a lot of people consider to be healthy but in a surprising move, the food and drug administration wants to remove this health claim on hundreds of soy protein products which says the product can reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. this decision by the fda is stunning. because 18 years ago it said the opposite. now cardiologists agree that studies since then no longer show any strong proof of those heart healthy claims. >> no one is saying that soy protein is unhealthy. we're just not -- we're saying you can't accept some special benefits from the soy
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>> okay. so the multibillion dollar soy industry is pushing back. in this statement they say they're disappointed and that soy protein can be part of an important heart healthy die set. the fda's final decision is expected next year. in the grand scheme of things, if it means eating less red meat not as good for your heart, that's some benefit there. the new iphone is days away from release, but you can get it, guard it. the new i-team seth macfarlane says, iphone thefts are getting more physical. >> in a recent series of cases, phones are being snatched, including here on metro platforms. surveillance videos seen by the i-team shows the aftermath of some of these cases. you can see the criminals running off and the victims running after them. but it's not just happening belowground. but aboveground as well. doughnut shops, the pharmacies. police made progress reducing
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bricking. able to -- thousands of phone robberies that did happen in our area this year, a rising number of them got physical, including mayor yet harding who had hers stolen. the man responsible took off on a metro train. >> snatched the bag and it was gone like a rocket. each if i were his age, i could never have chased him or caught up to him. >> police say you must be vigilant. >> stay away from the doors opening and closing. you will have people waiting on the platforms waiting for that. on news 4 at 11:00, what you have to do to protect your phone and yourself. you'll meet a woman who won't believe the building from which her phone was taken. seth macfarlane, news 4 i-team. right now on "news4 today," indictments, arrests and charges filed. a big day in the russia investigation. but today could be even more

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