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bathroom after months. you make me the happiest man in the world. will you marry me? >> it was the event after the main event. more reasons the houston astros are celebrating this morning. look at the size of that rock. not shy people. we are deep, caring individuals. but man is it hard to take your eyes off of that thing. >> with a rock like that, i would have married him on the spot. what is it, about ten carats? >> we've been trying to figure it out. >> i have no concept of something that big. it's so crazy looking. >> i told my wife, you don't wear a ring that big. you can't wear it in public. nice and small. >> you have to go around with a bodyguard to wear that in public. >> not quiteth
gibraltar that -- >> it's going to be a nice day outside today. no matter what you're doing. a clear sky later on. a few clouds around. there's old glory. the front lawn of nbc washington here. a little breeze out of south for now promises warmer weather coming our way this afternoon and for tomorrow. got a lot of clouds out there this morning. there may be a little patch of drizzle first thing between now and 8:00 or 9:00 this morning. it doesn't look like much. most of that isn't reaching the ground. again, a damp morning with maybe a patch or two of drizzle ending before 9:00 or 150k. sunshine back later on in the day. it will turn out to be a warm day. afternoon in the upper 40s and low 50s now. afternoon highs, low 70s across most of the area. a fantastic thursday. the weather may stay just about as nice all the way through the day. tomorrow as well. got that part of the forecast, a look at the ten-day later on in the show. for now, it's traffic time.
>> good morning, mr. bell. taking a look right now, live look from chopper 4. bw parkway, haver mill. both directions looking good. lorton and fairfax county parkway, this is our new west problem. we have a crash here and one lane blocked. this will slow folks down this morning. eastbound 50 at patrick henry drive. right side is blocked by a crash. you can see 66 looks okay into town and out of town. inbound 4 before woodyard, crash on the left side of the roadway. that's hanging around. >> thanks, melissa. it took montgomery county police five months to arrest a man for placing a camera in a gym. >> now many parents are demanding answers. they want to know why they weren't told sooner and why it took so long to make an arrest. news 4's justin finch is live at the silver
this is really upsetting, justin. >> reporter: montgomery county police do understand parents' outrage. they say this comes down to a matter of time. getting warrants and doing searches and other police work to build their case. this goes back to may 5th or so when a silver star gymnastics employees found a backpack and connected to wires and a key fob. the 54-year-old jonathan old dale did claim the bag and came back twice to get the key fob. police found instructions to a key fob camera. one mom tells us over the past few months, she felt -- she wishes that she and other parents had been better informed. >> serious, i'm angry, i wasn't told. i got an
and i was going to investigate further what was going on. i have three girls here under the age of 8. >> we can tell you police did a search of his home and found a computer with videos of girls in a restroom. that video is not believed to come from silver stars. he surrendered in october and was released on bond. >> you can see why so many parents are upset. thank you, justin. some families are waking up breathing a sigh of relief. firefighters evacuated multiple homes along first street after getting a lot of calls from a strong smell of gas in the area. officials tell news 4 they thought the gasoline was poured into the sewer. later they tweeted, it was probably associated with nearby construction. we now know the name of a man hit and killed by a pickup truck. james burns died last night. he was 79
crossing the street at larch avenue. the driver did -- oh, my -- >> i need an ambulance right here. >> take a look at this dramatic video showing the moments first responders found children trapped inside a school bus that was struck during the terror attack in new york. you can see the side of that bus badly damaged. police say suspect sayfullo saipov deliberately slammed into the bus after driving on to a bike path and running people down. emergency crews rescued two children and two staff members who were hurt. there have been several developments in the terror attack in new york in the last 24 hours. here's what we know right now. the suspect was inspired by isis. in fact, investigators believe he spent a year planning this attack. he wanted the horrific attack to
police say the suspect believed that the streets would be extra crowded and he rented a truck ahead of time to practice making turns. meanwhile, the fbi is questioning a second uzbek man. he was in contact with him in recent weeks. they want to know what he might know about this case. >> we're learning more about the people who lost their lives. eight people were killed, including a mother of two from belgium. also, five friends from argentina who were in new york city to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their high school graduation. a young man from new jersey. darren drake worked at a financial services company. he had just lost 100 pounds and was focused on staying healthy. in fact, he used his lunch break to go biking. >> he was making good money, every benefit
degree, starting object his second. in addition to the eight people died, 12 people were wounded. they're all recovering right now. the suspect did not plan on stopping in tribeca. he planned to carry out his deadly attack on to the brooklyn bridge. you can learn more about that in the nbc washington app. we're getting breaking news from the associated press. it is out with a new report showing russian hackers didn't only interfere in our presidential election. they also tried to spy on thousands of targets around the world. the a.p. revealed the digital hit list going back to 2015. included in that list, the e-mail accounts of former secretary of state john kerry, former secretary colin powell and other high ranking u.s. officials. today all eyes on a federal court here in d.c. where paul manafort and rick gates will be back in court for a status hearing. the former trump campaign chairman was indicted on 12
laundering, part of robert mueller's investigation into russia. manafort and gates both pleaded not guilty. also happening today, the nats will officially introduce their new manager. dusty baker is out and dave martinez is in. at 1:00, the team will hold a news conference to introduce the former bench coach for the chicago cubs. if you look ahead to preseason. if your kids play football, you know the school pays for a certain amount, but after that it's the parents picking up a lot of the cost. >> it's very expensive and you can be disappointed if you work hard and can't make it to the championship because of lack of funds. molette green is here with one team's pursuit to go all the way. molette? >> reporter: oh, yeah. this is the capital beltway league team dmv knights they are undefeat undefeated. they're trying to raise $10,000 to go to the national championship in florida. you see the parents back there
coaches and a mom about how we can all help them out. they want to get to florida, right? all right. back to you guys. >> all right. molette, i can't each get my kids out of bed at 6:00 in the morning. >> look how motivated they are. stretching, doing pushups. >> reporter: lot of energy. doughnuts and hot chocolate. >> they are cutis. >> thanks, molette. we got to tell you about a warning for drivers. a road so dangerous in our area, new details about the accident that led to it. >> a random attack at walmart. the manhunt under way for a
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good morning. it is not as chilly outside this morning. it's going to lead to an unseasonably warm -- maybe a few sprinkles. by 9:00 a.m., close to 60 degrees. in the 70s this afternoon. we'll take a look at the numbers today and tomorrow coming up. melissa? >> brand new delays on 95 northbound in virginia. after lorton road, we have the -- thank you, melissa. >> breaking news in colorado where three people are dead after a random shooting in walmart. police release a photo of the alleged gunman. they say he walked into the store and randomly opened fire on a group of people near the cash registers. he escaped in a red mitsubishi. police are telling people in that area to take precautions until he is caught.
show, you'll hear from someone who suffered from a horrific injury. gordon hayward of the celtics spoke exclusively with matt lauer. he fractured his apg ankle. players, fans cringed and had to turn away. even he was in shock. >> like i hit the ground and it was like i didn't feel much. i just kind of knew something was off. when i rolled over and looked down, like my foot is the wrong direction, not where it's supposed to be. >> all right. hayward talked about his recovery and how his family is coping. he's not going to make it back this year. >> hopefully a speedy recovery for him. ground ball, right side. could do it. the houston astros are world champions for the first time in franchise history. the houston astros battled the dodgers to a do or die game 7. the astros came out on top. >> wow. >> houston, we
series winner. wow. the astros took a lead early. they never really looked back. >> it was the calmest game of the series. what an amazing series. players and fans went wild. you can see there all the celebration and a wild party. one astros player made it a very special night. check and see what he did. >> you make me the happiest man in the world. will you marry me? >> i mean, you're not going to say no to that. after a championship. >> that ring. >> astros shortstop carlos correia popped the question. >> i'm glad my wife is not up this early to see this. >> he planned to pop the question only if his team won. i guess he would eventually ask, right? >> each if he didn't win.
ring. >> congratulations all around. we got to send it back to molette green who has amazing kids behind her. i can't believe they have this frn energy so early. >> truth be told, we did fill them with a little bit of sugar. they are the undefeated capital beltway team league. the dmv knights. they are awesome. what's awesome also is the support that they get from the coaches that are here an the parents who are here. we're going to stop chanting right now and talk to one of the coaches, horace riddick, about your team. undefeated, trying to get to florida. you're trying to raise $10,000 to get there. all right. guys. let's talk to the coach. >> see the energy. you can't contain them. this is an important goal to go
tell me about your mission to try to get there. >> our mission is to try to get the dmv area, go down to florida and bring home the trophy. >> it's a big effort because you need money. because parents on this team, single moms, many of them. who are supporting you. i want to bring on one of the single moms. your son keenan is right here, is that right? >> yes. >> tell me about what this has done, being on this team, being undefeated. playing for your son and the other boys. >> he started out with a lot of energy. we thought it would be good for him to be on the football team to be able to dispel that energy. he's real good in school, loves playing football and he just loves being on this team. >> this is the sixth and under dmv knights. they are trying to raise money. they have a go fund me page. we have a link or our website, nbc washington -- go to the nbc
knights and support them. trying to get to the championships in florida in december, right? >> back to you guys in the studio. >> i hope they can make it. all that work through the season to get this far, right? we want to see them go all the way. molette, thank you. all right. we're following breaking news right now. a home it on fire in prince george's county. >> we want to take a look right now. chopper 4 is over the scene. you can see the lights there. the first responders who are there on the scene. there's smoke billowing from this home. this is happening in the 6300 block of -- in capital heights off of mlk. we're sending justin finch there to get a closer look of what's happening and if there's any injuries. we'll bring you more information. >> justin is on the way to the scene.
door, it's a pretty big difference from the last couple days. >> we've had a lot of 30s on the map. not the case this morning. mostly 40s and 50s. tomorrow morning, milder still as a surge of warm air comes back into the area. i know it's a day late. i love this picture, i love to share it. this is my favorite costume that i saw in my social media themes. this is the director of the school of meteorology in oklahoma dressed as sharknado. thumbs up. boomer sooner. under a partly cloudy to mostly cloudy sky. on satellite and radar, there are a lot of clouds around. rain chances are fairly thin. sort of smeared out there across virginia and west virginia. no more than a drizzle drop or two over the next couple of hours. eventually, these drizzle drops are being caused by the warm air that's lifting back into the region. warm air rides up over the cooler air and rings out a drizzle drop or two. by later on in the day, the
58 in clinton, maryland. 63 already on the eastern shore. as you plan your day out, how about a big fat 73. 74-degree high today with plenty of late-day sunshine. for tomorrow, we'll start out with the sunshine and end up going into a cloudy sky. there's a 30% chance for a few showers after 4:00 or 5:00 tomorrow. 74 today. 76 tomorrow. into saturday, across the bay 10k saturday morning in annapolis. temperatures in the 50s there. here's the whole five-day forecast. number one thing to remember this weekend, set your clocks back and change the battery in your smoke detector. no weekend washouts. no substantial chance for rain. let's check on traffic with melissa mollet. 95 northbound after lorton road, again the slowdowns as
head inbound here because of a crash there. right now, you can see the slowdowns through booed bridge. looking pretty red on the map. the right side blocked. no major issue on 56. inbound 4, still sticking around before woodyard on the left side of the roadway. beltway looking okay right now. reminder on metro. this is good. orange and blue lines, no longer single tracking. we'll have your travel times for you in a couple of minutes. all right. thank you, melissa. moms and dads know kids love these things. digital addiction. the facts parents need to know before they hand over the phone. plus this. a dangerous stretch of road, it could be on your way to work. the changes being made right now after a terrible crash that killed a local mother. it just won't
>> performing behind the wheel. a metrobus driver's hidden talent hits the big stage. the bucket list moment you're going to want to see. narrator: ed gillespie's false attacks. 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.
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.
back in the old days when i was a kid, it used to be getting a car was a big deal. >> even then you wouldn't get one. you drive your parents' car. >> it wasn't cool. getting your first cell phone is a rite of passage for some kids. when should you give them a phone? >> it's a big question. some kids as young as 6 are begging for cell phones. it's a sign of the times. it's prompted us, how young should you give a child a phone or an ipad. part of our digital addiction series. here's angie goff. >> in this digital world, it's a coming of age milestone for kids. getting their first phone. the big question for parents, when? >> maybe around 12 years old. >> you should have a consensus within the family that it's a good idea to try this. >> for in first round, make it clear that the phone or tablet is an
is a privilege. he says do not give your child complete access at first. use parental controls to restrict what they use and how they use it. and enact a media curfew. no technology before bed. keep in mind, every child is different. >> a teenager is doing schoolwork until 11:00 at night. that's different than an 8-year-old. >> a recent study says most kids are getting a phone at age 10. >> most -- they fail to look up and look around and see the world around them. >> the doctor says there are positives once i give in. a new way to learn, connect and explore. all activities that should be regulated to avoid risks. >> depression, anxiety and adhd is the most common best friends of the compulsive use of technology. >> angie goff, news 4. studying up on terror attacks. the new york city attacker was mesmerized by isis. we'll tell you what
people ask you, how can ayou possibly do this?e, and we say, how can we not? if these kids go through what they go through, we can support them. dr. ralph northam has been our volunteer medical director for the last eighteen years. he's made such a difference in so many families' lives. ralph northam: these kids have given me more than i could ever give them. and i wanna make sure that every family in virginia can afford good healthcare when they need it.
that breaking news at 6:30. we've just confirmed that two people have died in this house fire on foot street in capital heights. a number of first responders as the smoke is billowing from the home. >> this is just after martin luther king, jr. highway. the original call came in about 5:30 this morning. firefighters got into the home, they found the two people dead. justin finch is on his way to the scene. but we do have live pictures right now in chopper 4. >> brad freitas is in chopper 4. tell us more what's going on down there. >> we just
about 15 minutes ago. as i a got on this angle, it's about a mile inside the no fly angle. that's why we're farther out. i was still seeing flames billowing out on foote street in capitol heights. the heavy black smoke continues to come out. just a huge response along this road in capitol heights. we're hearing confirmation that two people did die. we're awaiting more information on ages and genders. brad freitas live from chopper 4. >> brad, can i ask you a quick question. everything you're seeing from there. this is happening a couple blocks from an elementary school. could this impact -- >> it's possible. '
angle on this. but we do see that the road is completely closed on foote street. i imagine they have something in place. there's a few roads parallel to that. also eastern avenue that they can work their way around this neighborhood. no access to foote street at all in capitol heights. >> thank you, brad. appreciate the perspective. >> we'll stay on top of that breaking news story throughout the newscast here and on the nbc washington app. we want to turn our attention to sheena parveen. >> when you step outside, guys, it's not as chilly this morning. maybe still a light jacket for the morning hours. you won't need it this afternoon. 53 in washington. 47 manassas. clinton, very close to that 60-degree mark. we have the clouds around. maybe a few sprinkles near winchester. that's really about it. the clouds will start to break up later on this afternoon. as the kids head to the bus stop this morning, that is
but maybe that light jacket. by 3:00 p.m., the temperatures are warming into the 70s and more sunshine. it is not going to be feeling like fall today. wait until you see tomorrow's forecast and a look at the weekend coming up. hi, sheena. as brad freitas is telling us, we have the closure on foote street there. you can, it seems, get around that situation, that fire in capitol heights. inner loop and outer loop of the beltway, just fine this morning. no big issue to worry about. 95 north, still slow after lorton road. after this, we're slow headed inbound because of that crash. closer to fairfax county parkway. right side blocked by the crash and inbound before woodyard. left side blocked by the crash. travel times coming up. thank you, melissa. it's 6:33. it's been nearly one month since a woman says she was raped at a gaiters burglary bus stop. >> now detectives may have something to g
astonishingly clear image of what her attacker may look like. >> this is the image. the photograph on the left. megan mcgrath is live at the montgomery county police headquarters. with the significance of this new composite. megan? >> reporter: we've seen dna used in crime fighting before. dna analysis being used to come up with a suspect composite sketch, a detailed one. investigators are using this technique for the very first time with regard to an open case. now, take a look at the map here. this is where the rape occurred here. a woman was dragged from a bus stop in gaithersburg. that happened back on october 6th. now, this is the composite sketch of the suspect the police believe is responsible in this crime. a company called snapshot used dna collected from the crime scene and they were able to use
o -- phenotyping. they were able to come up with ancestry, eye and hair color and face shape and skin color. and they took all of that information and put it into this very detailed composite sketch and put it out there for the public to look at. the hope is that given the level of detail, it almost looks like a photograph. someone will recognize this man and call police. back to you all. >> megan, thank you. >> that is a clear image. amazing the technology, how it can move forward, this case. >> not just that case, butt cases moving forward as well. work is under way to repair a dangerous stretch of road after a dangerous crash in november. it critically injured her teenage sun. we told you about plans to install high friction -- on evergreen mills road in leesburg. that is where 39-year-old aaron kaplan was killed when a large food tru
t-boned her car. v-dot began installing the skid resistant treatment yesterday for drivers approaching curbs along the road. the work expected to continue through saturday. it will block one lane of traffic. take a look at this. they called it everyone is talking about the sports illustrated world series prediction that came out three years early. a look at the historic win for the houston astros. that's next. and molette green is live in district heights with energetic kids. look at how much energy they have. >> looking good, molette. >> reporter: they're getting hyped here in district heights. these are the dmv knights. 6 and under. they want to go to the national championships out of town in florida. but they need your help. we'll tell you how to do that beforyou leave oute
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.
we have breaking news right now at 6:40. we've just confirmed that two people died in this house fire on foote street in capitol heights. you can see live pictures from chopper 4 over the scene right now. you can see all the lights there. first responders remain on the scene. we're trying to get more information about injuries and whether anyone else was in that house. the smoke is just billowing still. we're staying on top of this breaking news story right here on news 4. coverage right away in a few minutes. good morning, i'm meteorologist chuck bell. getting your day started with clouds around. the sunshine is coming back. temperatures into the low and mid-70s today. mid-70s again coming up tomorrow and the point of order, just to straighten it out, sunday morning across the bay 10k. cly
sheena has the ten-day straight ahead. talking about traffic here. taking a look at the beltway. inner loop and outer loop are okay. a couple of slow spots and here and a problem on 95 in virginia. we'll look at the travel times in a few minutes. thanks, melissa. a georgetown university bus driver is proving dreams really can come true. >> watch this. >> and the home of the brave ♪ bravo. larry kol owe way sang the national anthem at wednesday night's wizards game at the capital one arena. he's been working on the bus at georgetown university and wowing passengers for years. we caught up with him as he was getting ready for the big performance. we shared a link to the full story on our facebook pages, we tweeted it. it's on my facebook page. he says he does it to praise
and sharing that positive spirit with everyone. he's fantastic. >> boy, he's got some pipes on him. that's for sure. we're learning about a russian hit list. who is on it and how this hacking case got a lot more interesting. we continue to follow breaking news out of capitol heights. we're learning about two bodies found on the scene of a house fire. here's a live look from chopper 4. we're going to have more om mar, 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
and adams opposes abortion even in cases of rape, or incest. john adams: wrong for women's health. wrong for virginia. people ask you, how can ayou possibly do this?e, and we say, how can we not? if these kids go through what they go through, we can support them. dr. ralph northam has been our volunteer medical director for the last eighteen years. he's made such a difference in so many families' lives. ralph northam: these kids have given me more than i could ever give them. and i wanna make sure that every family in virginia can afford good healthcare when they need it.
we have breaking news right now. a house fire in capitol heights has claimed the lives of two people. here's a live look from chopper 4. this is on foote street. >> chopper 4 over the scene now. you can see a number of first responders on the scene. the black smoke billowing from the home. brad fareitas up on chopper 4. it's near an elementary school. >> that's right. it's on foote street
northeast. so you definitely want to avoid this area. obviously, the road completely closed here in capitol heights. chopper 4 with the only breaking news view from above. just about 6:15 we got on the scene. we saw flames billowing from the home along with the black smoke on foote street in capitol heights. you can still see the smoke that continues to come out -- the investigation getting under way into what caused the fire. confirmed, two fatalities in the fire. no information on the ages or gender of the victims. that's something we'll hopefully find out soon. justin finch getting on the scene here. brad freitas reporting live. back to you in the studio. >> brad, thank you. let's go to justin finch who just arrived on the scene. gathering information. justin, what are you learning at this point? >> reporter: hey there, eun. just getting to the scene here. i can tell you, we can smell the heavy smell of smoke on the ground. just behind us. perhaps you can see the smoke billowing from the homee
us. we have a massive response from the fire department. we're told in a few moment, they're planning an update for us. not too far from the street. it's taped off. as brad mentioned. we've learned that two people were found inside of that home dead once this fire was extinguished. we're waiting to learn who they are, their ages and their genders. i can tell you right now this stretch of foote will be closed for some time as this fire investigation continues on here. we can tell you as well, there was a photo that we have. we want to show you of the flames. just how intense it was when the fire was at its height. in the past several minutes, the fire has been brought under control. the investigation now really just ramping up as they try to figure out why those two people were still inside as the flames erupted and took their lives. live in capitol heights. i'm justin finch. news 4. back to you. >> thank you, s
how completely that house was engulfed in flames. thank you. new york city is honoring the people who died in that terror attack. the lights competely off in the empire state building. >> the building went black for the eight victims who died. including a mother and group of friends. >> oh, my -- okay. i need an ambulance right here. >> a dozen people were hurt in that attack including students and staff on this school bus. you can look at the damage there from the side. this is video of the first responders who were getting to the scene. you can hear someone calling for help. police say the suspect, saipov deliberately slammed into that bus. >> we want to take a look at the developments. the suspect was inspired by isis.
>> he wanted the attack to play out on halloween. police say the suspect believed the streets would be extra crowded and he rented a truck ahead of time to practice making turns. >> meanwhile the fbi is questioning a second man from uzbekistan. he's an associate of the attacker who has been in contact with him the past few weeks. they want to know what he may know. you can hear from the families of those killed in tuesday's terror attack in the nbc washington app. you can find that on your home page. now to breaking news. the associated suppress reporting that russian hackers who interfered in our election has bigger ambitions. they tried to spy on thousands of targets around the world and had a so-called digital hit list. that list goes back to 2015 and includes targeting the e-mail accounts of former secretary of state john kerry, former secretary colin powell and other high-
sanchez -- here's a ground ball, right side. could do it. the houston astros are world champions. >> lhouston, we have a world series champion. congratulations to the astros this morning. they beat the los angeles dodgers in a decisive game. what a series. >> it kept a lot of us up way too late. whole lot of home runs. last night, astros took an early lead. least dramatic game. they have the parade planned for tomorrow afternoon. >> thank you, baseball. should have seven more games like that. >> there you go. >> let's check in with melissa mollet in your first four traffic. how are the roads looking? >> couple of slow counsdowns. there was an earlier crash. the delays northbound
this is a live picture. not the greatest. because i wish it was just a little bit there to the right to show us what's going on. westbound 50 at 202. brand new crash there on the left side of the roadway as you come into town through prince george's county. inner loop and outer looch the roadway. slow down, outer loop as you approach george avenue. inner loop through the woodrow wilson bridge. no longer single tracking. as far as your travel times, 270 south is looking normal. so it the beltway. you just saw the delays on that. in virginia, 66 inbound at 95 north, again we're slow but not much slower than an average day. wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. sheena? >> we're going to be seeing changes in the weather pattern. unseasonably warm both today and tomorrow. we'll be in the 70
the weekend. temperature swings in the next few days. across the weekend too. right now at 53 in washington. 45 dulles. 47 manassas. 51 quantico. 58 in clinton. not as chilly. few sprinkles with the clouds around. off to the west, breaks in the cloud cover will move in later today. more sunshine. if you're walking the dog or need a dog to walk, herman is available for adoption. you can head to the website. by noon, near 70 degrees. by 5:00 p.m., mid 70s. more sunshine. here's future weather. so we go through the afternoon today. a lot of the clouds start to break up and we will see more sun and that will start to heat the temperatures up. normal highs 63 this time of the year. today and tomorrow, look at that. around 10 to 15 degrees above that. then we drop to 62 on saturday. we'll be cooling down again. also, don't forget, we fall back in daylight saving time. 2:00 a.m.
clocks back an hour. don't forget to change the batteries in smoke detectors at the same time. otherwise, temperatures near 70 on sunday. into next week, we have a rainy stretch setting up. temperatures will be cooler too after monday with all the rain around. going into next weekend, looks different so far than what we'll be seeing the next couple of days. thank you, sheena. i got to tell you, i got to drag my kids out of bed this time of the morning. there's kids in district heights with energy to spare. >> this is a youth football team. they were doing pushups and cheering and chanting. they're ready to g the community is trying to rally around the team to send them to the championships in florida. molette, how are they going to get there? >> reporter: that is the big question of the morning. they only have a few hundred dollars raised. they're trying to raise $10,000. this team of 6-year-olds are undefeated. trying to go to florida. they need help. the go
struggling. many times this is the team where many of the moms, they know that this is good for their young boys to keep them focused in school. but the moms are working hard, many of them single moms. many times, the coaches come out of their pockets to buy the their own gear. we have a little bit of a surprise. we want to -- they don't even know what's going on. the capitol heights state farm reps heard about the struggle to raise $10,000. we've got mike johnson and ernie mason here. you have a surprise. show us the surprise. you've got help here. $200, mike. >> p p. [ cheering ] >> that's going to help. but they need more. they need about $10,000 for lodging, for travel expenses, for food to get them to florida. you're going to be there for
for the national championship. we're going to help them out, right? there is a link inside our nbc washington app. serve knights. the dmv knights and help them out, right? that's what we can do to help them get to florida. >> we're going to chant away and send it back to you inside. >> good luck to the knights. thank you, molette. >> we want to go back to that breaking news in capitol heights. two people have died in this house fire on foote street. chopper 4 was over the scene. you can see a number of first responders still taking a look at that situation. there's smoke billowing from that home, too. >> it's happening on foote street in capitol heights. this is a few blocks from seat pleasant elementary school. justin finch is there at the scene. what are you seeing and smelling where you are on the ground? >> reporter: chris, very heavy smell of smoke on the ground at foote street off of mlk jr. highway. in the ck
earlier. we have a photo of the fire at its peak. this was put out by prince george's county fire a few hours ago. heavy flames and smoke billowing from that home. we've since learned that inside that home, two people were found dead after the fire was put out. we can tell you on the ground right now, a very strong investigative scene is building. fire engines are pulling up right at this moment. take a look over there. i can tell you at this moment this will be an ongoing scene. firefighters put together what happened in that home overnight. back to you. >> justin finch. thank you. we can continue to follow that developing story on nbcwashington.com. it's now 6:56. here are the four things to know before you head out the door. the astros are world champions in baseball. the players aren't the only ones getting a new ring either. minutes after the game ended, everyone is talking about the shortstop who proposed. the girlfriend said yes,
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