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jacking on the streets of d.c. >> my heart skipped. my heart gets heavy, very heavy and i'm like, okay, i've got to find this child because this could be my child. >> the frantic search and the happy ending you'll see only on news4. and storm team 4 tracking changes to make sure you're prepared. we'll breakdown the timing and impact next. >> first to our weather, it's time to break out the umbrellas and the jackets, too. >> here we go, folks. doug is tracking rain right now and the cold that follows. doug? >> yeah, we're talking some serious cold in here later this week. but a lot colder even tomorrow and this forecast really making its way through the next couple of days is going to be one that we're going to be seeing some big changes in. take a look right now at the radar that we have and you can see where the storms are. we have one very big storm down to the south. more rain, some heavy rain in through parts of maryland now coming through the district, but down to the south, and we're watching this storm, a lot of lightning associated with this. if you live in stafford
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i'm not expecting much in the way of winds, but you could see 30, 40 mile an hour winds. look at the lightning along 95. this will continue making its way into charles county, will continue to do so. this is south of quantico. if you're between quantico and fredericksburg you're getting heavy rain for sure. more heavy rain along the mt. vernon area, the cheverly bowie region as well along 50, we're seeing some of that rain. tomorrow, oh, temperatures go from near 70 today to the 40s tomorrow afternoon. much more on this change and the even colder weather behind this coming up. >> i'm chris lawrence with an update to some breaking news we brought you in the last hour about a man who was arrested for making threats against officers near the white house. we just learned a whole lot more about this case. apparently this afternoon the montgomery county police department alerted the secret service about a man named michael arega, told them be on the look out for him. he had
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from dallas with the purpose of killing, quote, all white police at the white house. secret service personnel immediately upped their readiness posture and started searching the area to try to find arega and they did. they found him on the north side of pennsylvania avenue near lafayette park. this all happened in the last couple hours. arega was immediately detained by the secret service. they have now turned him over to d.c. police and arrest charges we are told are pending. again, we are told this man came here from dallas with the intent of killing all white police at the white house. doreen, back to you. >> chris lawrence reporting. thank you, chris. now to that awful tragedy in texas as investigators zero in on a possible motive in that church massacre that left 26 people dead. >> police want to know if devin kelley was hunting for his mother-in-law when he unleashed a barrage of bullets inside that small bapt
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witnesses say he wore all black with a ballistic vest. and two of his ex-girlfriends tell nbc news tonight kelley stalked them after they broke up. >> the air force also confirms he was given a bad conduct discharge for assaulting his ex-wife and stepson. reportedly cracking the boy's skull on purpose. tonight we have team coverage of the attack and the concerns about safety at local places of worship. >> let's begin with nbc's sarah in texas. >> reporter: a small texas community now searching for answers a day after a gunman opened fire on a church congregation. killing more than two dozen and wounding 20. many of the victims children, the youngest just 18 months old. >> it's just very devastating. it's very shocking. that something like this has happened. >> reporter: officials say 26-year-old devin kelley dressed intact cal gear and armed with a semiautomatic rifle opened fire from outside
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church. >> he was wearing a black mask that had a white face, skull face to it. >> reporter: he was later confronted by an armed citizen as he fled. >> this good samaritan, our texas hero flagged down another young man from sagene, texas and jumped in his vehicle and they pursued the suspect. >> reporter: after a high speed chase it is believed the suspect committed suicide in his vehicle where other weapons were found. now more is being learned about his troubled past. kelley received a bad conduct discharge from the air force in 2014 and a court martial in 2012 for assaulting his spouse and child. officials say he also sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law who attended the church, although she was not present sunday. >> there was a domestic situation going on within this family. >> reporter: among the victims was 14-year-old annabel pomeroy, the daughter of the church's pastor and his wife who were out of town sunday. n >> now most of our church family is gone. bu
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repair. and the few of us that are left behind lost tragically yesterday. >> reporter: now this small town left grieving the loss of so many friends and family in this tight-knit community. the church shooting in texas has pastors and parishioners here in our area concerned about their safety. >> boom, boom, boom, boom, boom. >> reporter: it was once the unthinkable, the idea that someone could open fire inside a house of worship, but not any more. >> over time in our church, with the other killings like even in charleston, south carolina, we've tried to take precautionary steps. >> reporter: after a gunman killed nine people during a bible study in charleston back in 2015, things started to change here at the first baptist church of glenarden. pastor john jenkins says an armed security detail, including off-duty police officers, are in
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>> we don't change our life-style because of that. we take precautions, but we don't change our life-style. that would be devastating. >> reporter: but last night as the fourth and last church service ended here, many congregants admitted that what happened in texas was on their minds. >> pray for those who would have the mind-set to want to do something as evil as what happened. >> reporter: while hearts here and around the country are heavy, most people say they won't let these evil acts impact their way of life. >> my faith is strong. i don't feel fearful about coming to church. i don't feel fear because i trust in the lord. >> reporter: now, areas like prince william county are conducting something called worship watch training where officers are working with these faith-based leaders in the event that something happens to their church, criminal and possibly violent. back to you. >> meagan fitzgerald reporting. thank you, meagan. president trump is responding to the massacre from s
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>> he's wrapping up a visit to japan right now and is headed to south korea in the hour. he ordered flags to half staff to honor the shooting victims, but he resisted efforts to link the church shooting with gun laws. here's blayne alexander. [ applause ] >> reporter: president trump overseas, but dealing with another mass shooting back home. this time in texas. but unlike his call for tougher immigration laws right after the new york terror attacks, president trump shying away from talk of tougher gun laws. >> this isn't a guns situation. i mean, we could go into it, but it's a little bit soon to go into it. this is a mental health problem at the highest level. >> reporter: but earlier this year he rolled back an obama-era regulation that made it harder for mentally ill people to buy guns, signed after the shooting at sandy hook. meanwhile, new developments in the russia investigation. former trump
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paul manafort and rick gates in court today, both deemed flight risks and ordered to remain under house arrest with ankle bracelets. this as commerce secretary wilbur ross denies reports that he hid business ties with russia. >> i think it's just an example of the press trying to find anything they can, however remote or silly, to attack the president and somehow link him to russia. >> there ought to be hearings and if he fails to provide a convincing and compelling explanation, he ought to resign. >> reporter: and also on the russia front today, nbc news is exclusively reporting that federal investigators now have enough evidence to bring charges in their investigation against former national security advisor michael flynn and his son. now, doreen, if flynn himself is charged, he would be the first current or former white house official to face charges in the russia probe. back to you. >> all right, blayne alexander. more to come on that, and much more coverage on the texas church massac
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online. coming up in our next half hour, a live report from stephanie gosk in texas with a loser look at the suspect's past and the red flags that were missed. that's ahead at 6:45. >> only on news4 tonight, a tearful reunion between a father and a toddler after some tense moments. someone stole the man's car with his baby still sitting in the back seat. this all began around 18th and monroe streets in northeast, d.c. officers found the car about a mile away. our pat collins tells how it all unfolded. pat? >> reporter: jim, we're on w street. this is where the stolen car was found. its motor still running. this is where the little baby boy was found in the back seat of that car. tense times here in northeast. this is surveillance video of the stolen nissan car as it moves down w street with the
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the car discovered later by officer georgetta johnson. she was determined to find that baby. >> my heart skipped. my heart get heavy, very heavy, and i'm like, okay, i've got to find this child because this could be my child. i mean, i have boys. i have children. so, i'm like, no, we've got to find this baby. >> reporter: when she saw that little baby boy in the back seat of that car, officer georgetta johnson couldn't wait to give him a hug. soon he was back in his father's arms. >> i tried to talk ho him. -- talk to him, comforting him, gave him a teddy bear and everything. i was happy he was okay. >> reporter: 18th and monroe streets northeast, around 10:40 this morning, police say a man comes into a business here to pickup a check. he parks his car
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and around the corner. when he comes out of the business, his car is gone. his black nissan car with a 1-year-old baby boy in the back. about a mile from the site of the theft, two officers found that nissan car. the motor still running. the baby in the back. >> it was relief, like knowing the child was safe, that was my biggest relief right there. >> reporter: and you went through virtually every car, one after another after another till you found that boy. >> yes, sir, yep. >> reporter: police find the baby. they find the car. now they have to find that suspect. jim and doreen? >> pat collins, thank you. >> when we come right back at news4 at 6:00, a deadly end to a robbery spree. >> we brought you the story as it
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behind the ring and how the situation spiralled out of control. >> with the poll tightening in the virginia governor's race, the get out the vote efforts are intense. coming up we'll show you what volunteers for both parties are doing to try to drive up turnout for their candidates. >> and have you seen it? the software glitch turning into a confusing message for iphone users and what yocan do to fix u
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seniors would be charged more for health care; premiums would go up. and adams supports giving employers the power to block birth control access for female employees. john adams: wrong on health care, wrong on birth control, wrong for virginia. disclaimer: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. 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. enron ed gillespie. he's not lobbying for you.
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tonight the fbi is looking into the attacks that seriously injured kentucky senator rand paul at his home on friday. senator paul's neighbor is charged with assault and could face additional charges. sources familiar with the incident tell nbc news that paul was wearing headphones and was mowing his lawn when he was tackled from behind. paul suffered several broken ribs. there may be a long-running tension with the neighbor. the two had not spoken in years. it's not clear, though, if anything specific prompted the altercation, but the neighbor's attorney says it was not politically motivated. the news4 i-team recently reported members of congress expressed concerns about their safety at home to capital police. they ordered some panic buttons for some officers and they approved giving all 35 house members an extra
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security. >> just hours before the polls open in virginia, and new numbers show the governor's race is tightening tonight, a fox news poll has the democrat ralph northam up five points over republican ed gillespie. a lawson center poll has northam up 6 points. and a quinnipiac survey has him up 9 points. our bureau chief julie carey is outside a voter registration office near leesburg tonight with that final stretch. julie? >> reporter: hi, jim. well, this election office is a busy place. on election eve, the virginia governor's race attracting attention from halfway around the world as president trump is once again tweeting his support for republican ed gillespie. with you it's what's going on right now at the local grassroots level, that final door to door push that will likely make the biggest difference in turnout tomorrow. >> are you ready to go win tomorrow? >> yes! >> reporter: it is a sign of how
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the republican national committee clearing out its office today, dispatching young staffers to arlington, arming them with campaign material to go door to door. >> a lot of the rnc staff actually live in virginia and votes in virginia. so, they're coming to support a candidate who will be their future governor. >> reporter: over the weekend and again today, both republican ed gillespie and democrat ralph northam zstaging their final rallies. >> this election is not just about the next four years, it is about the next 30ers yahoo!. >> what we're seeing in washington all these detrimental policies, we are not going to accept that as the new normal. >> reporter: the democrats say what's happened in washington has fueled their volunteers. linda bailey usually just does campaign volunteer work during presidential election years. now bailey is, woulding hard on behalf of a loudoun house of delegates candidate and statewide democratic ticket. >> i feel like if we are going to have change in this country, it has tort
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and work its way up. >> we are here to support ralph northam for governor? >> reporter: this campaign war room in the basement of a leesburg home, volunteers picked up materials for the last round of door knocks. the effort, the numbers they say similar to a presidential election cycle. >> we're going to knock around 36,000 doors in this district over a four-day period, which is pretty, pretty significant. >> reporter: and it is some of the very competitive house of delegates races, many featuring first-time female candidates that could drive the top of the ticket. in loudoun county, i'm julie carey. >> stay with news4 for continuing coverage on the virginia election tomorrow. our team of reporters will be covering nearly 70 races including some in maryland. we'll have returns and analysis both on the air, doreen and i will be here through the evening, and on our nbc washington app. >> the opioid crisis gripping the u.s. has d.c. city council looking for a better way to stop this growing epidemic. district council
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men dell son is looking to limit opioid prescriptions to no more than 7 days. it will require reporting of such descriptions to d.c. health officials and d.c. council health committee chairman vincent gray is proposing a bill that would require police to carry an htioverdroeantioverdos on patrol. >> you've seen complaints about the iphone update. when you type in "i" it auto corrects to an "a" and a question mark appears in a box. this bug is connected to the latest software update and it has been happening since friday. it's affecting ipads, too. but there is a way around it until apple updates the software. we'll take you through the steps in our app. head there before or during this short break. well, as many of you know, we lost our dear friend and long-time colleague jim vance back in july. >> and we want to tell you about a new honor in his memory.
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of d.c.'s theater lab school of the dramatic arts. it's one of the top theater programs in the nation. now theater lab is dedicated a scholarship in his name. jim handly chaired a benefit for the school over the weekend to help raise money for that scholarship and we know vance would be pleased to learn that more aspiring actors and actresses will be able to pursue their goals thanks to the theater lab. >> they took a clip of you, too, when you did romeo and juliette in pajamas or something. >> not our finest moment if you ask me. i want to see a clip of you singing at that event. >> you don't want to hear it. you can see it. it was a good time and, boy that scholarship is going to do a lot in transforming lives. we know it is. promising news for a maryland woman shot in the las vegas rampage, the incredible video captured in the hallways of the hospital. >> plus, the candid conversation i had with students about their anxieties over school and
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the story every parent should see as we work to ch ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad. they're studying for 21st century jobs. but ed gillespie supports donald trump's plan to take money out of virginia public schools
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as a washington dc lobbyist, ed gillespie worked for lenders trying to keep student loan rates high. and ed gillespie's plan to cut taxes for the wealthy could cut virginia school funding, too. ed doesn't stand for education. i'veand at sixty-two,life. you shouldn't have to worry about health care. but that's exactly where i find myself because of politicians like bob marshall. marshall voted against expanding medicaid to thousands of virginians who get up every day and go to work but still can't afford insurance. and marshall wants to end obamacare, allowing insurance companies to deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. virginians like you and me. i'm danica roem, candidate for delegate, and i sponsored this ad. will have power over your health care. adams supports letting insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged more for health care;
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and adams supports giving employers the power to block birth control access for female employees. john adams: wrong on health care, wrong on birth control, wrong for virginia. disclaimer: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. seems like we got a little bonus warmth and sunshine today. >> yes, we did. >> not going to last, i suspect, right, doug? >> that's what happens when you get a bonus. you get a letdown the next day. that's exactly what's happening, guys. temperatures today got into the upper 60s, even low 70s. it was a nice day. if you got out there for lunch
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weather. but tomorrow a little bit of a different story and this is what we're dealing with tonight right here in parts of northwest. yeah, dodging rain drops for sure. you needed the umbrellas. we told you you'd need them today. someone forgot their umbrella, improvising out there across today. tomorrow you'll need those umbrellas. we will see a similar scene. the difference tomorrow is the fact we will be 20 degrees colder with that same rainfall coming down. it is going to be a nasty day out there on our tuesday. especially tomorrow afternoon. tomorrow morning not all that bad. now, we're dealing with the rain, although not seeing a lot of it. most of the areas now on the dry side west of d.c., but the biggest area of rain right now east of fredericksburg. look at this storm right here coming in towards the port tobacco area, 301 in towards charles county, fair view beech, colonial beach area as well, north of colonial beach. this is moving towards the east and will be intersecting with charles county as well as over towards saint marys and
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county. a little bit of lightning associated with this. you don't see thunder and lightning in november, but we've got it. also heavier downpours in through anne arundel county and southern portions of prince george's county. that moving off and continuing to move to the east. now, temperature wise, we're still quite mild even though we had some rain. 70 degrees, winds out of the north at 14 miles per hour. so, that's that frontal boundary that has now come through. all day we are southerly, front moves through, winds shift and now out of the south. notice the numbers, 59 back towards martinsburg, still 69 towards patuxent river. tomorrow high of 53, but the numbers will be falling, falling temperatures during the day. afternoon rain likely and some of that is going to be steady if not heavy rain. tomorrow morning, though, you'll wake up, you'll step outside no problem. you still need -- want to make sure you take the umbrella, umbrella for the kids out at the bus stop. they'll need it, too. here comes the rain by noon, probably recess for most of the kids. watch what happens during the afternoon. we get some of the heavier rain in here, the yellows. that will be some steady and heavy rain around 3:00 and everyby
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if you didn't get rain today you will get it tomorrow. right on through the evening hours, and right on in to about 10:00, 11:00, that rain still coming down. and then, and then we get kind of a nasty wednesday. maybe some drizzle and temperature of only 49. again, 53 tomorrow, but falling temperatures, 49 on wednesday, 53 on thursday, still some lingering showers thursday, although most of us dry. 46 on friday. for a high of 46. look at saturday morning, a low of 33 degrees, saturday a high of only 44. some of you may stay in the 30s all day. winter coming a little bit early and if you want to know how much snow we're talking, about how about that winter forecast, we're going to talk about that coming up at 6:45. winter forecast coming up on thursday. >> okay, we're looking forward to it. thank you, doug. up next, we are just learning about mistakes that may have been made that could have prevented the massacre in texas. we have the breaking details at our live desk next. >> woman from maryland who su
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las vegas is taking incredible steps. on news4 at 6:00, how tina frost is walking and getting stroer througngh
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independent press says they're false. fear mongering. absurd.
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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. breaking right now at 6:30, a major mistake admitted following that mass shooting in texas. >> just moments ago, the u.s. air force says it failed to take
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weapons. >> leon harris at our live desk with the breaking dee fails on this. leon? >> doreen, jim, we just learned that the air force has launched a review of how the service handled devin kelley's criminal records. prior to sunday's shooting, kelley was convicted by i general court martial of assaulting his wife and stepson. it turns out the offense was not entered into the national criminal information center database. as part of the background check for purchasing firearms nationwide. he was able to use the firearms he purchased in his killing spree. he opened fire after the start of the 11:00 service. first outside then enside where he sprayed the sanctuary with bullets. the gunman is dead. 26 people were killed. the victims ranging in age from 18 months to 77 years old. with almost half the victims children and the death toll could rise because half of 20 injured victims are in critical condition. now, police say they do not believe that this was racially motivated in any way and they don't think it had
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do with his religious beliefs. they say they believe it was all sparked by a domestic situation between the gunman and his in-laws, his mother-in-law, in fact, attends that church. but she was not there at the time of the shooting. >> all right. leon harris reporting. we are learning more now about the group of men who pulled off a brazen daytime robbery that ended with this crash on the beltway friday and a back up that stretched for miles. the suspects were in court today and news4's darcy spencer found out they may have been planning to rob a second store that same day. >> reporter: what we learned today is after that brazen hold up up in wheaton, the suspects allegedly drove here to this check cashing stoerl in takoma park, it's about 5 miles away. little did they know police were already here conducting some under cover surveillance and that's what led to them being captured. these are the mug shots of the five men charged in the robbery of the cash checking sto
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surveillance video shows them jumping over the counter and taking over the store after they showed up at the second check cashing store in the same van, police chased them onto the beltway. that's when they crashed. the driver was hit by a police car after he jumped out into the street. now, police are saying they recovered several weapons, including a tech-9 pistol. all five of the suspects appeared in district court in rockville today. they were ordered held without bond. if convicted of all the charges, they could go to prison for 65 years. we also learned that three of the suspects have immigration detainers, meaning they could eventually be deported. in takoma park, darcy spencer, news4. >> a maryland woman who survived that mass shooting in las vegas is making unbelievable progress. for the first time tonight, we have video of tina frost taking her first steps at johns hopkins. news4's kristin wright takes us inside her road to recovery. >> reporter: tina fros
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taking incredible steps. five weeks after she was shot in the head in las vegas and survival was not certain, tina is walking. her physical therapist and also her mother by her side, she is holding her daughter's hand through days of intense therapy. >> they're not sitting vigil by a bedside. they are active, they are busy all day long. she has physical therapists and occupational therapists and speech therapists that are in and out multiple times a day. >> reporter: family friend amy clinger went to see tina at johns hopkins wednesday and recorded the video. the first time we are seeing the young woman from maryland in her amazing recovery. >> to see her come this far in such a short amount of time is amazing. >> reporter: amy shared pictures of tina reading a magazine and playing on a tablet. tina is laughing and talking in sentences. they are monitoring
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if she has any. >> they are working with a neurosi neuroscientist. they are seeing if she handles that properly. >> reporter: the next challenge is surgery in a week to reconstruct part of her forehead and eye socket. she lost her right eye but still has 20/20 in the left. loved ones say her progress is remarkable. every day she walks her unit in hopkins. >> it is amazing, it's amazing and unbelievable. >> reporter: their prayers answered. in the district, kristin wright, news4. >> so incredible. >> yes, so wonderful to see that progress. >> really is. >> still ahead, inside the mind of a high school student. as a parent we worry about our kids but they don't always open up to us about what's bothering them. next what local youngsters are sharing about their anxiety in school and the pressures they face outside the classroom. >> most of the area on the dry side now, but i'm tracking one pretty strong storm. a lot of lightning w
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of charles county. we'll watch this as the moves to the east the next hour so. heads up if you're in pla lat, dahlgren area. mechanicsville. i'm comg back tin ralph noartham: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad. they're studying for 21st century jobs. but ed gillespie supports donald trump's plan to take money out of virginia public schools and give it to private schools. as a washington dc lobbyist, ed gillespie worked for lenders trying to keep student loan rates high. and ed gillespie's plan to cut taxes for the wealthy could cut virginia school funding, too. ed doesn't stand for education.
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you know someone coping with anxiety or depression, but you may not know it. this week we are focusing on young people and their mental health. i met with six students from mclean high school in virginia, and they were candid about some of the challenges in their lives. it is part of our ongoing series on mental health that we call "changing minds." >> anxiety in general sucks. there's no way around that. and, i don't know, when i get anxious i normally get anxious about, like, just things i don't really have control over.
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to be and like if i got a b and not an a, it causes more anxiety. kind of a snowball effect. >> are you comparing yourself to your classmates all the time? rather than trying to accomplish your personal best? why does that happen? >> especially with social media, you're not just comparing yourself to people academically. you compare yourself to the way other people look. you think people look better than you, you think people have more friends than you. so, when you're constantly seeing people's lives and comparing it to your own, you -- it makes you feel inferior for sure. >> is snapchat where -- >> snapchat, twitter. >> the producing stuff taking place? >> i would say mostly on snapchat because you never know, you can send something out and then someone else will post it on their story and they would just -- they're talking bad about you and make you feel like overwhelmed. >> the students told us it's not just social m
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builds up and causes their anxiety. many parts of their lives can also feel too difficult to handle, and the numbers tell a story. mclean high school in fairfax county, and they conduct a system-wide survey every year. canvassing eighth, tenth and 12th graders. the students self-report anonymously on everything from alcohol use and sexual behavior to mental health. fairfax county shared their data with us. in the latest survey, one-third of female students reported feeling so sad or hopeless that they stayed out of activities. with close to 20% of male students reporting the same feelings, and roughly 35% of the students reported feeling high stress levels. are there times -- and maybe you have to think about this for a minute. have there been times when you -- it just feels like too much? >> i have days like that. after you
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and it's not fun losing a football game, you get stressed. some days you have tested right before the football game. >> how about you, max, what are you worried about? what are you afraid could happen? >> just my mood, like i try to -- i used to struggle with clinical depression, which is like anyone who has it knows it's the worst. like not 100% like happy like everyone else seems for no reason. >> how about you, is there a moment you can recall where you felt like you just couldn't handle it, like too much was coming at you all at once? >> yeah. i do orchestra so we have concerts and rehearsals and the night before every concert we always have rehearsal. and i remember one day i had this huge history project to do and personally i procrastinated on that project and i know i should have put in more time like ahead and worked on it beforehand. >> tough. how about you, david? >> not necessarily. quite recently i
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my hand playing basketball. that's when it all stacked up. knowing i was ready for this year, the basketball season, excited. once you break your hand it's difficult to do schoolwork. >> how about you, annie? >> well, i deal with four psychiatric diagnoses so it's kind of when do i not feel like everything is too much. and the days where i'm especially overwhelmed with lots of work and everything and it's like that expectation that you have to do your best when you feel like you can't. >> while these students say they feel supported by their parents and their teachers, sometimes they say it seems the adults don't get the full picture. >> it takes a lot for our teachers to listen. it takes a lot for parents to listen. sometimes they need to understand that, you know, even just having a bad day needs to be recognized. even just feeling one bad thing needs to be recognized and not wait until things ple
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pile up and pile up until, you know, somebody just snaps. >> we'll continue our reporting on this subject tomorrow. we'll hear from the parents of some of those students. they shared some of their challenges that they face raising children who are mentally healthy. for more on this and some helpful resources about all of this, you can go to our website and search changing minds for more info. >> how wonderful you got them to open up because being a teenager was tough when we were growing up. you factor in all the competitive social media that's out there now. >> they have challenges we never faced. >> they were very brave to share their stories. every teen feels it. >> we appreciate that. our coverage of that massacre in texas continues. >> a town brought to its knees and the mistakes that were made in the weeks lead in
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ralphcandidate for governor,rtham, and i sponsored this ad. they're studying for 21st century jobs. but ed gillespie supports donald trump's plan to take money out of virginia public schools
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to private schools. as a washington dc lobbyist, ed gillespie worked for lenders trying to keep student loan rates high. and ed gillespie's plan to cut taxes for the wealthy could cut virginia school funding, too. ed doesn't stand for education. will have power over your health care. adams supports letting insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged more for health care; premiums would go up. and adams supports giving employers the power to block birth control access for female employees. john adams: wrong on health care, wrong on birth control, wrong for virginia. disclaimer: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad.
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sutherland springs is about as small town as it gets. it's barely a dot on a map of texas. >> tonight it is the focus of the entire country as we try once again to decode the incomprehensible. devin kelley was a troubled man. he was kicked out of the air force after serving time for shattering his stepson's skull. investigators say he bought four guns in the past four years and he sent threatening texts to his mother-in-law. >> on sunday morning he attacked her church congregation with a military-style rifle. she was not there, but he killed roughly 7% of sutherland springs's population in a matter of moments. he died a short time later apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. nbc's stephani
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digging into the gunman's background. stephanie, how on earth was this guy able to buy guns? >> reporter: you know, doreen, that is really the big question. and actually it's a question that the air force is asking tonight because when he was charged with that domestic assault and found guilty of it, he was actually in the air force at the time and he was court martialed. and tonight the air force has announced they are opening a review into how that criminal record was handled because convicted of that charge is effectively being convicted of a felony and he should not have been sold those guns, and he was sold four of them, including that ar-style rifle that he used to kill so many people in that tiny clapboard church here in texas. we've been looking at his past and it has revealed a number of things. you know, when these incidents happen, we also -- we always try to find that one clue or two clues that would have given people an idea that he was capable of
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have discovered a troubled past including speaking to a couple of his former girlfriends who told us that he acted, at the very least, in an obsessive way with them. one woman saying that he called her one day 30 times after they broke up triggering her to change her cell phone. a number of times over the last few years. but still that question of why that everyone in this community is asking remains unanswered tonight. doreen, back to you guys. >> that's stephanie goss reporting from texas. she's got another update on the investigation and lester holt will be reporting from the shooting scene ahead on nbc nightly news after this newscast. >> we want to your honor it now to the weather and if you like it cold, folks, doug says you're in luck this week. huh? >> wee got should really cold air coming in here the next couple days. the high temperature of 70 degrees. yesterday we had a lot of events. >> you had your big walk. >> the breathe free walk in d.c. on the national mall. everybody upset with me. it s
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bit. digger deal was the mud. i did not go as myself. i went as jim handly and nobody asked me about the weather. let me show you how it was out there. yeah, we did have the rain coming across the region. wasn't bad, a little bit of light drizzle. most of that end the fairly quickly. the presidents down there, a lot of people, but all trying to walk for lung cancer. the big thing that came out of this walk, if you have lungs, you have the potential to get lung cancer and that's what they really want people to know. anyone can get this. it is not just smokers. it is anybody that is out there that can get this. of koicourse, our nbc family ha been hit by this, maybe your family, too. great day on the national mall to support lung cancer and lung cancer research. now, temperatures today warm, but wasn't all that great of an evening with the rain coming through. 72 leesburg, 76 warrenton, 70 d.c. amazing how warm we are. say good-bye to those numbers. this cold front moved through anwe
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soon. still tracking a pretty strong storm, this is some very heavy rain now. coming into charles county, king george county, moving in towards saint mary's county. if you live in mechanicsville it's coming your way. calvert county also going to see that. overnight lows tonight will get to the 50s by 11:00. watch what happens by tomorrow morning. okay, 46 d.c., 41 martinsburg. you say that's the morning, no problem. how about the afternoon temperatures? well, 48 in d.c. at noon, 41 in winchester, and the rain comes in. it is going to be a rainy, nasty, chilly day tomorrow. and the temperatures go down from there. 49 on wednesday with drizzle likely, 53 on thursday, and then here comes the real cold, just made this graphic. you want to really say whoa? here's our low temperatures saturday morning. how about that, guys? 27 in leesburg, 28 in culpepper, 33 in d.c. and extremely cold day for sure. of course we have winter weather outlook coming up on thursday for
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>> announcer: this is the xfinity sports desk. >> breaking in the half hour, the nationals and steven strassburg finalists for the nlsy young along with dodgers clayton kershaw. red skins, renewed hope, attributing the win in seattle with a defense. final drive with some key plays by curt cousins and his receivers. or you're sending seattle's kicker who missed three field goals, a thank you card towed. yes, that's blair walsh, 12 sea hawk, it's a big win. and, yes, keep the thought of the postseason alive knock on wood, the sports junkies from 106.7, the fans are talking playoffs on the good, the bad, the junkies. ♪ ♪ >> no one thought with the redskins as banged up as they were with the home field advantage being as big as it is over the last four or five years in seattle,
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realistically had a shot and they pulled it off. and really it breathes new life into the season, real hope going into the second half. >> now they've got to win one of these next two against minnesota or new orleans. >> absolutely. but the defense, first of all, gives them a shot every week. the defense has been much improved this year and you saw performances from will comment ton. you saw performances from zach brown who has been delivering all season long. sweringen. >> dee angelo hall, a guy out for a year, to come back and have that sort of impact on the game, he had five total tacks, and was instrumental in breaking up the hail mary at the end that could have won it for the seahawks. >> the josh dock san siding. >> he hadn't had a catch since the week one eagles. came up with the win, guys that
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guys that did it yesterday. >> 14-10, i thought the game was over. i didn't think there was a chance they were going to drive down the field, score in the defense stadium with those fans. >> not with four back up linemen. >> on the drive, the back ups played pretty well. >> they held up. curt got rid of the ball pretty quick. >> he had to. >> home quarter home. >> maybe, maybe nine wins. >> do we have a playoff, do we have a minor playoff? >> at the halfway point they're still in the mix. >> i love it. >> that is somewhat rare around here. >> redskins 4 and 4. that's it from us, the good, the bad and the junk is. >> the capitals back on an up swing third straight win tonight. the camp coming off a 4-3 win in boston. mean white the coyotes just two wins and 15 games this season. with the starting goalie back, they are taking arizona very seriously. puck drops tonight at 7:00. a
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ralpand as a doctor, nobody ever asked if i'm a democrat or republican. they just want my help. so if donald trump is helping virginia i'll work with him. but donald trump proposed cutting virginia's school funding, rolling back our clean air and water protections, and taking away health care from thousands of virginians. as a candidate for governor, i sponsored this ad because i've stood up to donald trump on all of it. ed gillespie refuses to stand up to him at all. will have power over your health care.
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coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged more for health care; premiums would go up. and adams supports giving employers the power to block birth control access for female employees. john adams: wrong on health care, wrong on birth control, wrong for virginia. disclaimer: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad.
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this weekend we lost a beloved member of our nbc 4 family. andrew started here as an intern and became a production assistant. >> he was just 25 years old. before we go tonight, we'd like to tell you about andrew, his courageous fight with cancer, and how much he meant to each and every one of us. >> i'm intern andrew and i'm snl's biggest fan. >> we called him intern andrew. he was one of those special interns with an infectious smile. and a willingness to jump right in no matter the assignment. he helped us clear the shelters. >> go pro. he was running around our newsroom. he was having a blast. >> wore nbc peacock costume and was tireless during the blizzard a few years ago. >> go, andrew. >> come on. >> andrew made a point to get to know all of us and we all got to know him. >> i appreciate the fact that andrew was well raised. he's a very polite young man
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invites you in. andrew is a good, good young man. >> we learned he loved jimmy fallon and all things from saturday night live. and that he wanted to be a tv reporter. we learned how far important his parents steve and sandy were to him, and we learned he had cancer as a teenager and had beaten it. until it came back. that was earlier this year. andrew fought hard. he came back to work when he could. here he is in june on the nbc 4 pride float. he wrote on facebook that day, i've never been happier than i am in this picture. over the last several months, andrew had good days and bad days. we visited him in the hospital and at his home. we prayed for him. we sent him lots of love. but that wasn't enough. the cancer was just too mighty, even for him. steve and sandy worked so hard toma
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life count, and every day did. our intern andrew wouldn't grow up to be a tv reporter, but he did become a big part of a great tv family. and we will never forget him.
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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,
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he's not lobbying for you. tonight, shock>> waves from the church massacre here in texas. 26 people killed as they prayed. and we now know about half the victims are children, the youngest just 18 months old. >> we've lost a lot of people that are very close to our hearts and a lot of children are gone and i just ask everybody for prayers. >> eight members of one family, gone. >> they were a family like no other. >> tonight, the heroes who gave chase and took the gunman down. >> he told me that he just shot up -- the other man just shot up the church and we had to go get him. new details on the

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