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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. now at 11:00, new charges in a horrifying case of domestic violence. >> for any body to take part in something like that. ridiculous. how dud you could you do that?
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clinging to life. her baby is thriving. >> more allegations against kevin spacey. from co-works on his hit show house of cards. >> 11 minutes of twitter no trump. what sparked a social media firestorm? unthinkable crime. setting a pregnant woman on fire in the bathtub of her home. >> now police tell us more than one person participated in that awful attack back in september. andrea grenich survived, barely. she is in critical condition two months later. her baby is alive and well. >> tonight, shamari stone spoke to the baby's aunt about new charges in the case. an interview only on news 4. shamari. >> reporter: good evening, her family is speaking out for the first time on camera about this
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her sister had no idea that someone else was allegedly involved in setting her sister on fire. she says that sunny has been focused on taking care of her sister's baby. >> it is that i don't know you can't explain it. >> sunny he describes the joy w she looks into the eyes of her niece. >> i feel great. the human been through so much. >> reporter: why the baby's name is journey. >> journey has been through a journey. >> reporter: her mother gave birth prematurely two months ago. prince george's couldnnty polic say journey any father lit her mother on fire september 8th. andrea is suffering with burns on most of her body. >> i know she is in critical. she made it sure that my niece made it. >> police arrested laquinn phillips, and 27-year-old jonathan miller thursday. investigators
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doused greenich with a flammable liquid setting her on fire inside her capitol heights apartment. >> i appreciate the fact that the second guy was arrested. not that there was a second guy. how could some body take part in something like this. after philips's any arrest there was a second person in her apartment that assisted him. detectives found miller and sunny identified him in a photograph. she says he was in the apartment assisting phillips on the ignition of the fire. >> think the gentlemen should spent the rest of the life behind bars. >> reporter: exactly what she wants. now, charging documents dupe not explain the relationship between, laquinn phillips and jonathan miller. as for their charges, well, both men are facing assault. attempted murder and arson charges. worth mentioning laquinn phillips attorney says he
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innocent. as for jonathan miller's attorney. keep in mind he was arrested to day. he will have a court appearance. don't know hive has a defense lawyer or public defender. that he is planning to have. live here at prince george's county police headquarters, shamari stone. news 4. >> thank you. new details on the fire we brought you as breaking news at 6:00. one victim its at a burn unit tonight. first responders evaluated another. after flames tore through a garage and spread to a large home in brookville, maryland. montgomery county, fire and rescue provided a video and pictures of the smoke and flames on brinkwood road. several people were displaced. more than 60 fire fighters battled the flames. there were no fire hydrants in the area. the home was heavily damaged. >> neighbors say a deadly fire in prince george's county was a tragedy waiting to happen. two people died in this foreclosed home. it was supposed to be empty. it's now one of three, foreclosed properties. on just
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street in the area. squatters ignore signs to stay away. many have nowhere else to go. >> board this house up several times trying to keep them out. there were 50 abandoned homes in the community. the city is buying and rehabbing them. but says it will take time to address the issue. still to come tonight on news 4 at 11:00, the items iryo in you could fuel the flames of a house fire. inside look at a fire lab test. to show you how quickly it can happen and what you can dau o t give yourself time in an emergency when every second counts. coming up at 11:14. >> breaking news here at the live desk. new accusers and new fallout tonight in the scandal surrounding actor kevin
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eight people who worked alongside spacey on netflix "house of card" say the star created a toxic work environment for young men and his behavior was predatory. former production assistant shared a new account of alleged sex abuse. he told cnn spacey touched him inappropriately while giving the actor a ride to the set near baltimore. netflix suspended production of the political drama. netflix is working with the production company shooting the show, the production company took action against spacey. in 2012, spacey went through training after a complaint about comments and gesture he made to a co-worker. the company says it is confident all the parties involved were okay with the resolution. tonight's developments less than a week after, the actor came forward claiming, spacey assaulted him. he says he was 14 at the time. at the live desk. leon harris. back to you. >> thank you. mourners gathered for ca
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honor eight killed in new york city's deadliest terror attack since 9/11. the vigil at pier 40 on manhattan's west side. suspect started at take. his deadly drive continues for nearly a mile. 100 people walked on the promenade next to the route. five of the people killed were classmates from argentina. in new york to celebrate their 30th graduation anniversary. one was a mother visiting from belgium. two were americans. >> have you heard? a twitter employee, briefly deactivated the president's personal account on twitter tonight. and we just learned it was the employee's parting shot on the last day as twitter customer support agent. for 11 minutes this its what you see instead of president trump's account. it is back now. twitter has apologized. it originally called the employee's actions an inadvertent mistake. well as you can imagine social
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one. the story became the number one trending topic in washington. almost immediately. >> the president is getting ready for his ten-day trip to asia. he leaves tomorrow. will visit it five countries. stops are designed to strengthen diplomatic andic noming partnerships contending with north korea's nuclear threat. today the president's national security adviser, suggested north korea could be added back on to the list of state sponsors of terrorism. >> survivalor in that deadly work place shooting in edgewood maryland says he thought the suspected shooter was his friend. and he doesn't know why he would want to hurt him. he got out of a baltimore hospital tonight and can't wait to get home and see his four children. a reporter from our sister station in baltimore, asked him, about the suspect. >> i never saw him. i thought we was friend. we ended not friend. i guess. >> he faces rehab
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recovery. he was one of five people shot last month at advanced granite solutions. three people died. tonight, we are hearing some of the 911 calls for help. >> yeah, i'm at work. somebody came in and started shooting. >> i saw three guys running away from him. said some one was shot. i'm calling for them. >> police arrested accused gunman in delaware after she shot some one there. that victim survived. >> missing for a week. then, found dead. now, all most three months later, police say, 36-year-old, was murdered. you don't have a suspect. new tonight. news 4's jackie benson spoke to gray's boyfriend about the search for her killer. >> murder. police say autopsy results reveal that he was shot to death. >> she was in the back of the apartment building. but it was, the area was kind of -- isolated. >> johnug
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36 at the time of her death in august, were together for over a decade. they shared a hem ome together southeast washington. gray struggled with substance problems read the bible was a devoted loving aunt to nieces and nephews. >> had four kids. sunny was always relieving the burden of her sister taking the kids out. and she was always, always bring them over. >> he last saw gray about a week before her body was found. in this wooded area behind a garden apartment complecomplex. there its a significant reward in this case. 25,000. for information leading to the arrest of the person who murdered her. and lechlt her body heft her bo. jackie benson. news 4. >> progressive group is ending all direct aid to the campaign for virginia governor. democracy for america says bec o
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stance on sanctuary cities. he says his position has the not wavered. he says there are no sanctuary cities in the commonwealth. because of that he would veto any bills that sought to ban them. as lieutenant-governor he even cast a tie-breaking vote against such a bill. and the gop opponent, an spotlighted in tv ad. he says if he is elected governor and sanctuary city did emerge his vote would be different. >> if a city in virginia establishes themselves as the a sanctuary city, i would support and sign the bill. >> the camp says a flip-flop. democracy for america calls it gutless. and, politically senseless. >> next at 11:00. inside a burning home. to show you what can make a small fire spread out of
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control. >> it is gone. nothing left. hardly anything left. >> what the experts say is inside all of our homes. that can help fuel the flames. and your best bet to slow them down. doug? >> temperatures today well above average. 77 today. we're going even warmer. as we move on through the area tomorrow. and not just that. take a look at this. tracking a frontal boundary. this front will change everything for your weekend.
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we are entering the most dangerous time of
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fires. >> tonight, mitch blocker from our sister station in philadelphia takes us inside a fire demonstration, showing us, items in our homes that could fuel the flames when every second counts. survivors can't believe how fast it happens. in just minutes a small fire is out of control. >> then, like the smoke just turns into fire balls. dripping down into our living room. >> time to get out alive getting shorter from 17 minutes in the 1980s to three minutes today. >> all of these synthetic s mad their way into our homes what made the difference. off awe mike alt with underrighters laboratory, gave the investigators special access to a demonstration house. minutes before setting it on fire. >> everything now is plastic. >> outside, watching with philadelphia fire department, deputy commissioner, craig murphy. the test starts by lighting a pillow. it doesn't take long for the fire to spread. 3 1/2 minutes in and the couch is a blaze.
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couch. natural. everything is probably plastic. and it burns hot now. past. >> in 4 1/2 minutes the living room is lost. wow. back inside, we're examining the damage. revealing why the fire burned so fast. >> what's gone in this room its what is sin thetic. the curtains gone. nothing left. couch cushions, hardly anything left. >> of the national fire protection association, says sin thet between 2010 and 2014 this type of furniture caused more than 5600 fires that killed or injured more than 1100 people and caused $269 million in damage. on line simple to see why people buy it. microfiber love seat is $293. organic cotton chair and footstool as much as
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natural curtains, european country will sell them $43 euro. $56. looking for carpet. synthetic will set you back $1.04. wool seven time more expensive. >> cost. cheaper. >> american home furnishings alliance, representatives furniture manufacturers. it supports research that helps homeowners become aware of home fire hazard. says polyurethane home reduces the chance of a fire. but didn't provide scientific proof of that claim. while there are federal flammability standard for some home furnishings look carpets and mattresses there are no regulations for furniture. its staff has been and continues to work diligently, on changing that. but wouldn't say why it has taken years.
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>> for added protection, fire safety experts, say, make sure smoke detectors are in every room. have a fire escape plan. simply close your bedroom door before bed. we saw in the demonstration, that can slow a fire by minutes. >> this portion of the door did burn away. what is amazing we want people to see on the back side of this door. this its what it looks like. i'm mitch blocker. news 4. >> daylight savings time end this weekend. firefighters say don't just change your clocks, check your smoke detectors. make sure they're working. you should have one on every floor. and in all sleeping areas. and if you your smoke detector is more than ten years old. need to be replaced. >> yeps it does. good reminder. yeah. >> carbon monoxide detectors too. >> fire extinguishers. >> days are shrinking. don't like that. sunday, sun goeswn
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5:00. >> little more day light in the morning. not all of us are. >> we don't get up that early though. outside right now. a very nice night. not just a nice night. our average high temperature today. 63 degrees. it is, take day look at this. right now at 62. wind out of suof south. going to continue to see temperatures through the rest of the night. as you move on through the day tomorrow. and temperatures will get warmer. look at temperatures right now. down in fred wrer fredericksbur. what are we going to see here? no rain tonight. no rain during the day tomorrow. what we are going to be watching is a funnel. not around us just yet. we had showers in west virginia today. here it is. you can see that front, clearly defined. making its way through chicago. look at the thunderstorms erupt out towards illinois. parts of indiana. ohio river valley. that front moves our way. yes, to give us a chance for a shower. but, let's take you hour by hour. not going to be much. to night no problem. actually clear skies. full moon out thereto
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starting tomorrow morning, really, quite nice for the kids at the bus stop. heading into work. no problem. here comes the rain though back to the west. even around noon. i think tomorrow will be a great day to get lunch outdoors. pretty good day today. another one tomorrow. here comes the rain though. during the afternoon. look, by 4:00. look at, all of this rain. all right, just a couple showers. that is it. not expecting much rain at all with this. but this system is going how to have a big impact on what we see on our saturday. clear out friday night. and then the cloud. come right back in. so do our rain chances. tomorrow, high of 78. partly cloudy. nice, warm. the shower. isolated chance late. record high tomorrow. 80. we could get there. if we get enough sunshine to keep that sunshine here. that front is a little lower. maybe a record tomorrow. 59 for a high saturday. that's it. 72, sunday. again. set the clocks back. one hour. monday. chance of showers. during the afternoon. high of 74. you are thinking hey, doing pretty .
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and, some cooler weather. there its that too. we have temperatures only in the low to mid 50s. low 40s. and look at next weekend. low temperatures in the 30s. if d.c. next sunday its at 37. that means some of you in the suburbs are at 27. yeah, talking some, cold air. coldest air so far this season. making its way on in here. next thursday. high of 55. that its the day we will have our winter with forecast for you. how much snow. >> looking forward to is. thank you, doug. >> coming up, nats new manager tonight. plus the caps come home and yock off new
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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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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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all right. back home. looking good. >> looking belt ining better. not even the best team in their division. only a dozen or so games in. and we are figuring out what is going on with the washington capitals. struggled a bit with the how to guys on the roster. not scoring at will like they did last year. tonight home cooking and they're loving the outcome. the fans are rocking the lavender for hockey fights cancer awareness night. always a good event. to the game. first period. here come. and cats take a 2-1 lead. the third period. cats down 3-2. goes off. and, grabs the scores. and, the puck hit lee. no one nowhere it was. put it in the back of the net.
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tied at three. accidentally walked away. and, never knew it again. late in it period. three minutes left. the capitals. and, scores. second goal of the game. emm eler, yo eller. nats, davey martinez, introduced. call him dave, davey. seventh manager in franchise history. most devastated nats fans didn't think they needed a new skipper. they would have trouble, not, winning, not loving dave, winning smile, and his hand on approach. i want guys to come to me and voice their opinions. we learned a lot, you know. i don't mind constructive criticism i know it helps me be who i am. you won't see me hiding in the office. hand on guy. i want to be a hand on guy. that's the fun in this game. you know, i am, you are going to see me walk around the field. talk to pla.
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really trying to pick their brains. they can help me as much as i can help them. >> why are you wearing number four. >> four. i have four kids. i look at it like my four leaf clover. >> your favorite tv station. >> right. >> yeah, yeah. >> 4. 4. 4. >> he picks things up quickly i think. >> all right. >> and the story past month. injuries. eight players didn't dress for practice. many key guys are out. look rg fing for the slightest . missed games. practice yesterday. back out there today. limited role in the meantime. the week started with 21 on the injury report. anything is better. nobody thinks it could get worse. thinks they have the guys compete in seattle sunday. we'll see. >> an not only a problem here according to multiple reports. desean watson. out for the rest of seso
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terrible news for the houston rookie. a noncontact drill. texans lost j.j. watts for the season. that hurt.
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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.
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new tribute to the 34th president going up at the national mall. memorial for dwight d.
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of land near the air and space museum. serve the as leader of the forces in europe. defeated the nazis in world war ii. discussions of a memorial have been going on for decade. should open in 2020. >> that's going to do it for us. the tonight
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- alec baldwin,

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