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cumbersome that can be. that could be changing. education secretary betsy devos is promising to make the financial aid procedure easier. that can include filling out everything through an app. they're considering different options for streamlining the entire process. "news 4 today" begins with breaking news. north korea fires another missile, and this time it says it can reach all of the u.s. an accused serial killer stopped in his tracks. how a mcdonald's worker may have put an end to the murders. working for you after several recent attacks involving ride share services. what you need to know before you or your kids get into an uber or lyft. >> 2, 1. go! >> and live from new york, it is the lighting of the rockefeller center christmas tree. we have a sneak peek of some of the festivities. and it's going to be a great nig
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having. >> absolutely. >> nobody bundled up with scarves, gloves. >> tree lighting in new york, over 50 degrees. that is really mild for late november in new york city. >> really. >> pretty mild here too, right. >> yes, very nice. >> loving this weather. this a plus chuck bell weather. >> absolutely right. another a plus day today, eun. no doubt about it. outdoor recess emergency. outdoor lunch emergency declared for today as well. perfect day to get out and enjoy some sunshine even in the super short days of late november. sun's down just before 5:00. it will stay mild into the early parts of the evening. currently though in the 20s in prince william county. 40s in the district. 46 in annapolis. planning out your day, you may need a little jacket early this morning. don't forget your sunglasses. it will be 100% clear sky. today's high temperature up near 65 degrees here in town. that is some nice weather, indeed. no seat heaters
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morning. >> no, definitely not. a reminder here on metro, no trains on the red line between silver spring there and fort totten. beltway, inner loop and outer loop, everything is looking good. don't have any big complaints on the beltway. 270 down to the spur, you're on time. going to take you 26 minutes if you're waiting just a little bit. outbound, no major problems here. outbound through prince gorges county, into town and out of town, nice and breezy. breaking news this morning, north korea said it had a missile that could hit the u.s. on state television the regime announced it successfully tested a long range missile that could hit the united states. it showed kim jong-un signing a document ordering the launch. >> the north often
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exaggerates its missiles. they say it was likely an icbm. scientists say theoretically the missile could hit our area. it was the first missile launch since september. south korea responded to the latest launch by firing off a missile of its own. south korea's president said they had anticipated the north's launch and had been preparing their response. >> the north's missile landed close to japan. after that launch secretary of state rex tillerson said diplomatic options for north korea's denuclearization remain viable and open. u.n. security council is expected to meet later today. also breaking news this morning out of florida, a possible serial killer may be off the streets there. this is the first look at the man accused of killing four people in the same tampa neighborhood. police picked him up overnight. >> our c
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this major arrest. chris? >> it all went down at a mcdonald's, guys. police haven't released a whole lot of information about the suspect. his name is howell donaldson iii. he was arrested at a mcdonald's in tampa. remember, there were probably a lot of families in there when all of this went down. police say they plan to charge donaldson with four counts of first degree murder. they've been searching for a suspect since the killings started in early october. they got a tip at the fast food restaurant and that led them to donaldson. he doesn't appear to have a criminal history except for a few traffic violations, but one co-worker says she always knew something was off about him. >> when he's working with us, he's a strange dude. he's a different employee. >> you see the four victims here on your screen. they were all killed within blocks of one another in a span of about fi
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about donaldson and this arrest once it comes into the newsroom. back to you. >> thank you, chris. it's 5:05. right now there is relief for tens of thousands of tourists who have been trapped on the resort island of bali since monday. the airport is back open after the erupting volcano forced it to close. it's been closed for three days as the volcano spewed huge plumes of volcanic ashes there. there has been enough of a shift in the ash to get the planes out today. the last major eruption was 1963. that one killed about 1100 people. today the baltimore police detective who was killed nearly two week ago will be laid to rest. maryland governor larry hogan will be among those speaking at today's funeral service for detective shawn suitor. he was shot while investigating a murder in west baltimore last month. he was a d.c. native. a public vigil will be held in his honor at
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headquarters this afternoon. more information about the events and the investigation in the nbc washington app. we heard a lot of reports about assaults involving uber drivers. this latest case out of prince william county is particularly upsetting. prince william county police say 37-year-old picked up a woman in manassas saturday morning and during the trip he's accused of holing her down and sexually assaulting her. police arrested him on monday. he had been driving for uber for eight months and had passed a background check. you may also remember this case out of d.c. police say a man posed as an uber driver and assaulted a woman. this happened earlier this month. the woman and her friend went into a car that had an uber sticker. that was near dupont circle. the pair had not booked the ride through the app. the driver at the scene took her to american university and raped her in the parking lot. the driver claims it was consensual. he had already been fired by uber. and so the q
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when you're using one of these ride sharing services? >> we're working for you with some tips to think about before you request your ride. news 4's justin finch is driving through arlington with more. justin, good morning. >> reporter: hey there, aaron. you know, it's just so convenient to take an uber or lyft and let someone else do the driving when you go out or go to work. that should not be a reason for you to keep your guard down. instead, you want to stay alert and focus on your driver. here are four tips to keep in mind the next time that you are in an uber or a taxi of any kind. want to make sure that you get in the right car, specifically the car and the driver that you're booking through your app and be a back seat rider. remain alert for your entire trip. also, share where you're going with a loved one, a friend, a family member. just let someone know where you are heading. also to trust your gutt. follow your intuition and make sure if you
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that you report it. call 911 if you need to. uber background checks their drivers but you never know when a safety hazard might arise and when you may have to take charge of your own safety. live here in arlington. i'm justin finch, news 4. back in to you. >> justin, thank you. 5:08 right now. today sexual harassment will be the top issue on capitol hill. the house plans to take up the anti-sexual harassment resolution had that will require training for all members and their staff. virginia congresswoman barbara co comstock has been in the forefront of the battle. she won't rest until, quote, we take out all the trash on capitol hill. >> i think it's important that whatever bad apples are here, that they move along. >> comstock says she wants major reforms in the office that helped negotiate secret sexual harassment settlements. you may see police pulling m
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your ride to work today. they're cracking down on commuters who abuse the hov lane. >> this is ahead of a new willing to system going into effect on i-66. in just a few days now news 4 transportation director adam tuss is live on the highway this morning. adam, a lot of people use these lanes when they're alone. how's this crackdown going to work? >> well, absolutely, aaron. that's what police are worried about here. when you ride on 66 here inside the beltway, especially during rush hour periods now, you've got to be aware that this new willing to system is starting on monday. and for hov cheaters, that means police are out in force taking a look to make sure that everyone is following the rules. this is the willing to technology that we've been talking about that's coming from 66 inside the beltway. a huge change that's going to happen come this monday. so be prepared for it. now the problem is if there are hov cheaters in this lane, it could actually raise the price of the toll for everyone else. so here's what police are doing. theid
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they found 43 citations that they gave out during zwlus short period. they have new cameras that they've installed along the corridor of 66 to make sure that this doesn't happen. and they actually now have hand held electronic devices. you can see if you're in the hov mode or regular mode and whether or not you're an hov driver. taking a live look back at 66 as we make our way this morning. huge change coming again on monday morning. if you are breaking the rules on 66, the police, they want a word with you and they'll be looking for you. guys, back to you. >> adam tuss. adam, thank you. 5:10 right now. time the year for holiday traditions and tonight you can watch the rockefeller christmas tree come alive. >> 2, 1. go! >> fooled you. that was last year. >> you did not fool me. >> it will be
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spectacle tonight. more than 50,000 lights will make this year's 75 foot tree glow through the holidays. you're looking at live pictures from rockefeller center right now. >> ohhhh. >> the tree in the dark. ice skating rink there below. >> i think they geuge it up a little. >> you want it fully bushed before you get all those people out there to watch. tonight's event will feature big performances, gwen stefani, harry connick jr., cee-lo. >> matt lauer, savannah guthrie, the rest of the "today" show will host the event. be sure to tune in at 8:00 on nbc 4. >> jennifer nettles. >> you love jennifer nettles. >> that's my girl. >> all right. if you have your own decorations to put up, today is a good day to do it, right, chuck bell? >> absolutely right. perfect day for putting the lights up, stripping them up on the outside of the house. the weather will be nice and
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long time. the weekend forecast is cooler coming up. roy moore gains more support as he tries to win a highly contested seat in the senate amid several section scandals. one look at this guy and you might think he's locked out of his house. you see him on the right-hand side struggling to get in? well, that's not the case. why police are searching high and low for a man in his bathrobe. :1ur time is 5
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it is 5:15 and i'm chris lawrence at the live desk. a teenage girl has gone missing montgomery county and her family needs your help to find her. police say the last time alexa caraballo's family saw her was a week ago tuesday. that's near the university boulevard and beltway. detectives think she's still in the area, she's 15 years old. police and family are obviously very concerned for her welfare at this point. police are asking you to call in if you have any idea where she might be. back to you. >> chris, thank you. 5:15 right now. interesting twist as the special election for senate in alabama gets closer. embattled senate candidate roy
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the campaign trail from steve bannon. breitbart and former campaign strategist will help him out. nine women have accused moore of making advances on him. he denies the races and vows to stay in the race. today president trump will go to the midwest to tout a tax plan. he tweeted late last night calling yesterday's meetings with republican leadership on the tax plan a great for tax cuts and the republican party. senate republicans will bring their tax plan to a vote this week. this is the last chance for the gop and the president befoto sca legislative win this year. it's probably safe to say you've never seen anything quite like this. burglar got stuck breaking into somebody's house. look closely there. he's wearing a bathrobe. slippers. >> how is he breaking in, through a window above the sink? >> suil
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this break-in last weekend north of new york city. after a few minutes he wiggled his way out of the kitchen window and got into the house there. nobody was home. police haven't made any arrests just yet. >> there are all kinds out there. detectives aren't saying what he stole and we're not exactly why he had on a bathrobe and slippers. some kind of disguise so people would think he was trying to get back into his own house. >> he clearly doesn't have any pants on either. if you're going to steal something -- >> the guy's still out there. yeah. >> bathrobe. remember the stories about the abominable snow man and the yetis? >> yes. >> they say they may be more than myths. they're examining dna samples that may link yetis to certain species of bears. these are findings in asia. i call myself a
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of these years. >> out there with the sass ququ >> you remember that? >> yes. abominable snow man. >> yes. you're taking me back. i had forgotten about that. let's get a look at the morning commute, melissa. how are you? >> i'm way too young for that. i have no idea what you said. so weird. >> we'll explain it some day. >> taking a look at the beltway. inner loop and outer loop of the beltway looking just fine here this morning. earlier situation on the inner loop of the beltway up top here, and that is now gone. it was just some road work that was happening. looking now at 66 here from fairfax county parkway into the beltway. you're on time if you're going 69 miles per hour going to get there in about eight minutes. same thing if you're headed out of town this morning. no issues on 66. hopefully it stays that way. top of the beltway here into town and out of town, no
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b.w. parkway, everything northbound and southbound is rolling along very nicely and is nice and green here right now. looking at the top of the beltway, no issues. 270 northbound and southbound also looking quite good through prince gorges county. no major problems there. good morning, mr. bell. >> good morning. yeah, going to be a nice day. >> oh, yeah. >> perfect day to just sort of get out for a long lunch, maybe not go back. >> like that, huh? >> giving people permission. >> go to the sidewalk and just kept on walking. >> there you go. can you imagine when half the offices in this area are empty? >> oh, that would be nice. i think it's a great idea. besides, they head back to work tomorrow. that's all right. work is always waiting for you when you get back. that's the funny thing. clear sky. cool start. 44 in washington with a southwest wind averaging 5 miles per hour. temperatures in the 30s in some of our colder suburbs. 36 in fairfa
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27 in manassas. 46 in annapolis. calvert, st. mary's county, closer to 50 degrees this morning. it will be a fine day to be outside today. sun is up at 7:06. down at 4:47. a day spent with mostly your afternoon. upper 50s to low and mid 60s. high temperature in gaithersburg, 59. 60 in annapolis. 66 from culpepper to stafford and fredericksburg. you can stay ahead of the weather by using our nbc washington app. find me on twitter @chuck bell 4. forecast4u. future weather, nothing but sunshine coming our way for today. during the day tomorrow there will be a gradual increase in clouds later on in the afternoon and after tomorrow night there could be a sprinkle much
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tomorrow and friday morning, on the whole it will be a pretty nice day to be outside. increasing clouds. highs mid 50s tomorrow. little chance for rain late in the day. my colleague sheena parveen is out live in the community this morning. let's go over for a check on the friday and the weekend. >> hey, chuck. and you might have noticed, i'm in a dog boutique. dog boutique -- bakery and boutique in shirlington. a lot of dogs are here from lucky dog rescue. we'll tell you what we're doing here, why we're here and why it's such a great cause. but to head out here as we go into friday and the weekend weather actually looks just perfect for it. nice, dry conditions. it will start to get cooler though friday and into the weekend. more seasonable for this time of year. temperatures in the 30s. afternoon highs in the mid to low 50s. pretty comfortable weather staying on the dry side. that's always good. molette green is here with me, too. we're going to tell you what we
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so important. that's all straight ahead. >> thank you, sheena. headed to court all because of christmas. why the catholic church is suing metro. and a first for lebron james, but probably not what he was hoping for on his resume. why lebron was ejected from last night's game. remember to join us later today for the ellen degeneres show. ellen airs at 3:00
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welcome back. 5:25. some say it's a war on christmas. the archdiocese says metro is refusing them to put a christmas ad on buses. now they're taking metro to court. the transit agency is violating its first amendment rights over the ad. metro says the policies are clear. two years ago they announced they would not allow advertising that included issue oriented,
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advocacy advertising. other u.s. cities have faced similar controversies. the so-called king of the nba kicked off his throne. people talking about a big first for lebron james. he was ejected from a game for the first time in his entire career. >> going to get fouled. he's going to get out of here. lebron james has just been ejected! >> yeah, james kicked out after complaining to a referee about a call. james thought -- >> kicked him out of the game and he walked away, the ref. >> james thought he had been fouled and wouldn't drop it apparently making this even more painful. it happened during a game against his former team, the miami heat. >> ohhhh. >> you like that little sister. you just come to stir stuff. cleveland did win even with their best player stuck in the locker room. >> that part of his career. we are two ms
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the 2018 olympics in pyeongch g pyeongchang, south korea. i can't wait. another really cool experience i had so much fun doing is trying on some traditional korean clothing. i went to the hanbok house in seoul. that's the traditional korean outfit. this is the female version. it's a long, flowing dress you can see there. you have to put it on over your shoulders, it wraps around and then you put on this jacket. that is the head hanbok helping me put it on. you have to watch the show. you have to see more details on this traditional clothing i had fun trying on. 5:27. youtube under fire. hundreds of accounts removed. the rising concern for parents and why some advertisers are pulling the plug. and check out this video.
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"news 4 today" begins with breaking news. two big stories we're following right now making new threats and making history. north korea says it has
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nuclear missile that could hit the u.s. main land and the new action being taken overnight. plus, a big break. a killing rampage may have come to an end. new overnight, police say they caught the guy who terrorized a tampa neighborhood. 5:31. good morning, everyone. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm eun yang. we want to get to the traffic. >> and sheena parveen is live out in arlington. chuck bell is kicking things off from the storm team 4 weather deck with his coat on, chuck? >> there's a little chill in the air this morning. it's around 40 degrees. winds light out of the south. little hint of a wind chill early this morning. skies are clear and it is going to be a fantastic day to be outside. temperatures as you look here eastbound watching for the sunrise in the next little bit. temperature now 44 at ragan national. 27 in manassas. 45 in winchester. 46 in
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so what to wear this morning? leave your jacket on here early but it will be a shedable layer for early on today. a plus weather returns to the dmv. today's high, 65 degrees. nothing to complain about there. nothing for sheena to complain about, either, because she's spending her morning with her best buddy bella. >> reporter: yes. i have brought my dog. bella is down here. i cannot complain. i'm surrounded by dogs. i'm at dogma bakery in arlington. shirlington really. we have a big event underway. as we go into the weekend and into friday, a lot of dogs from lucky dog animal rescue out here with us as well. molette green is here. we're going to talk about that in just a little bit. the weather will be cooperating. if you like the mild weather, this weekend will be cooler than that. the dogs will like it at least. morning temperatures
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and weekend. afternoon highs in the mid to low 50s. that's seasonable for this time of year. the good news is if you're coming out here, no matter what you're doing, the weather will be cooperating. nice dry conditions across your weekend. in just a little bit, molette is back and we're going to talk about what we're doing here at dogma bakery. how you can help, too. let's check the roads with melissa mollet. good morning, melissa. >> i love seeing you out there, sheena. especially bella in action this morning. in centerville, brand-new crash northbound 28 at new braddock road. brand-new crash at centerville. the right side is blocked by a crash. taking a look here. top of the beltway, all of these routes into town and out of town looking quite good. don't have any big complaints there. inner loop and outer loop rolling along just fine. 95 in virginia from quantico to the beltway. on time going to take you 24 minutes. aaron? >> melissa, thank
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5:34. these are the top stories we're following this morning. north korea has successfully tested a long range missile. it has the capability of hitting the united states. the pentagon confirms it was likely an icbm and went higher than other missile tests. scientists say theoretically the missile could hit our area. the u.n. security council expected to meet later today to discuss the launch. >> breaking this morning, a suspected serial killer is in custody in tampa. police arrested a man they say killed four people in the span of five weeks. this man howell donaldson will be charged with four counts of murder. we'll tell you more about him and how he was caught at a mcdonald's coming up. an uber driver held a woman down and sexually assaulted her in his car. they arrested him on monday. the assault happened saturday morning. avallo had been driving for uber for eight months and had passed background he
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midwest to push his tax plan. he will make a speech later today in st. louis, missouri. senate republicans will bring their tax bill to a vote this week. this is the last chance to score a legislative win this year. coming up, news 4's tracie potts will explain why passing tax reform this week still isn't a sure thing. now to a video you might want to stop and see. it shows a police officer hitting the pavement while trying to chase atv drivers who are riding illegally on d.c. streets. >> now it appears that he was trying to jump from his bike onto the atv. now this video was shot by one of those atv riders. you can hear laughter as the officer falls to the ground here. people we showed this to say that's not what they would expect
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>> wasn't the safest thing to do from a moving bike. >> i think it's irresponsible. i do not think it was an intelligent move. >> i haven't seen something like that since a western. they ride up on a horse and jump up on the next guy. >> d.c. police say the officer suffered minor injuries in last weekend's incident. it's not the first time dc police have had run-ins with atv riders. last summer they seized 50 and had them crushed at the junkyard. a part of northern virginia history is gone this morning. arlington county's first african-american police officer has died. retired officer irving comeau was the first african-american to be sworn into the department back in 1967. irving served arlington for 24 years. he died on thanksgiving day at 74 years old. a man who volunteered as an athletic trainer at a prince gorges county school is now
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minor. carl joseph worked with the girl's basketball team at twin park high school in brandy wine. police say he texted a nude photo of himself to an under age victim. he was arrested earlier this week after another student told a teacher. breaking news now. frightening situation unfolding overnight in the tourist city of reno, nevada. >> police say a man with a hostage opened fire from a high rise condominium. chris lawrence is at the live desk with the latest. very scary, chris. >> you said it, eun. first of all, the suspect is now dead. there are no people reported with injuries. take a look at the cell phone video and listen to what was happening. you heard there briefly, those were the shots being fired which immediately makes you think back two months ago to the mass shooting at the concert in las vegas. reno police haven't released a lot of information, but we know the suspect was a young m
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the s.w.a.t. team killed him. we're hearing from witnesses who had to take cover. >> he had his gun pointed this way and we went that way. >> i came out to see what was going on until i heard get inside, get inside. i'm still shaken. >> understandable. the suspect barricaded himself inside the condo along with a woman that he took hostage. she is okay and we'll be updating you on the story as soon as we learn more. aaron? >> chris, thank you. graduation scandal to tell you about this morning. a d.c. school that was celebrating a milestone now being questioned. new revelation and why it's all coming out now. pet owners listen up. a warning from the fda about dog treats that can be deadly. hat you need to know beforeyou
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. you're watching "news 4 today." welcome back. this morning youtube is still dealing with fallout after terminating hundreds of accounts parading family friendly content. another glitch compromised the search engine with more inappropriate phrases. parents are pretty upset over what their kids saw on the site. >> some things popped up on his computer while he was just innocently looking for some tips on a madden game. >>
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from parents and youtube coming up later this morning on the "today" show. we've been telling you about the breaking news involving north korea's new missile lau h launch. up next, team coverage on the reaction from leaders around the world and the white house. >> reporter: i'm adam tuss. new tolls start on i-66 inside the beltway in a couple of days, but the police, they want to work with hovcheaters.
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right now a crash and police chase. why the family of a man shot by park police say his death was not an accident. drivers, you've been warned. this week is your last chance to learn about the big changes coming to i-66. >> reporter: and 'tis the season to come out to dogma dog bakery. we are here for a good time. coming up, molette green is back and she's going
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we're here, and why it is so important. "news 4 today" begins with breaking news. we have team coverage this morning on north korea's latest missile launch. >> let's start with chris lawrence at the live desk on this. chris, good morning. >> good morning, eun and aaron. basically we have been following this story throughout the morning. north korea launching an intercontinental ballistic missile that flew higher than any reported thus far. understandably pentagon officials are very concerned about this launch. there is now some suggestion, at least the north is claiming, that this missile can now reach the entire continental united states. president trump tweeted earlier this morning that this situation will be dealt with. obviously we'll stay on top of this story and bring you the very latest. aaron, eun, back to you. >> chris, thank you. south korean president is warning that the situation on the korean
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aggravated and, quote, get out of control. >> one spokesman says this latest missile launch showed an improvement in capability of the north korean missile. news 4's tracie potts has been following the latest developments from capitol hill. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning. 20 minute phone call between south korean president moon and president trump condemning the launch. south korea is concerned that the u.s. will respond without their okay if they think the missile could reach the u.s. main land all the way to the east coast and if they think it could carry a nuclear weapon. both sides trying to work together to get north korea to back off here. president trump did say that he would take care of it, but no word yet of any change in strategy in telling with this. >> tracie, let's change gears here and talk a little bit about taxes. we know senate republicans are going to bring their tax plan to a vote this week. the last real chance to score a legislative win this year. how promising i
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after the president complained about democrats. >> reporter: that empty chair could have a much larger affect on the budget deadline next week, although behind the scenes we hear that they are trying to work that out. but when it comes to the president's tax plan, it's actually moving forward. it got out of committee and here's the thing, aaron. it got out of committee with the support of the two republicans who are most skeptical about it. they're still trying to tweak it a bit and make some changes to deal with concerns that it's not favorable to small businesses and to individuals with low income. >> tracie potts on the hill for us. tracie, thank you. 5:48 right now. d.c.'s school chancellor is expected to speak this morning about allegations that teachers at ballou high school felt pressure to pass chronically absent student. the school celebrated the announcement that every 2017 graduate had been accepted to college. now a new investigation by
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and wamu radio found only 57 students were on track to graduate in april. somehow though 164 received diplomas in june. the investigation found half of the graduates missed more than three months of school. dc schools would not respond to a request for comment last night. check the nbc washington app later today for an update. this morning the family of a 25-year-old virginia accountant wants to know why he was shot by u.s. park police. he died ten days after park police shot him in the head three times earlier this month. u.s. park policeman only would say they pursued gazar's suv into the mountain area after a hit-and-run on the g.w. parkway. an attorney for the family says they're still having trouble discussing what happened. >> i don't think there are any words to describe how heavy the shock was because of the circumstances. like i said,
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somebody goes out and is riding in a car and has been drinking too much and you have an accident. this is not an accident. >> the family insists he was unarmed. the fbi is leading the investigation and will not say why park police opened fire or whether ghasar was armed. 5:50 now to a crackdown on commuters happening this week on 66. you may think you can get away with using hov lanes while driving solo, but beware. >> adam tuss is on the highway this morning. adam, why are police paying closer attention now? >> reporter: well, this is all because of the tolls that are starting here on 66 inside the beltway next week, guys. take a look as we drive down 66 inside the beltway this morning as the traffic is out here. again, we've been telling you for a while that these new willing to systems start december 4th and the police want to make sure that everybody who's on the road is paying attention to the
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you have to be hov 2 plus in the rush hour direction on 66 inside the beltway now starting on december 4th. if you're not, you have to have an ez pass so you can pay the toll. what police are looking for is anyone trying to skip around the toll and anyone not an hov vehicle. they're looking for that. here's what they did during a recent blitz. take a look. they actually had 43 citations that they gave out during a recent blitz inside the beltway. they now have new electronic cameras that they can look to make sure you're following the rules. they have new hand held devices. think about that. the police can now use these devices and see if you are an hov cheater or not. so that's what you need to pay attention to when you're out here on the road on 66 as we're back here now driving live. again, guys, new tolls on 66 kick in next monday. be aware. >> adam tuss on the highway for us. adam, thank you. don't cheat. going to cost you. >> those are big
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>> huge, right? >> some of them are like 200, 250 bucks or more. put your inflatable friend in the seat next to you. >> remember what happened with people, they catch you on that, too. you have to be like me, you have kids. you're always hov 2 plus. >> there has to be an easier way. >> i'll pay the fine. >> clear skies on a quiet wednesday morning. this is going to be the last of the super mild days for at least a little while. colder air promises to come back in as we head towards especially later next week. right now though it is a chilly enough start. 36 now in fairfax. 34 leesburg. 38 in gaithersburg, 34 in frederick, maryland. warmer air aloft. as a result the blue ridge is in the low to mid 40s. bay water keeping western shore temperatures in the low to mid 40s. nice day coming your way. sunshine start to finish today. maybe a few mid-level clouds in the afternoon, but that's it. afternoon temperatures will
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a nice one. highs 65. close to 60 in the shenandoah valley. mid 60s down across much of northern virginia. there's the leading edge of the first cooldown. that arrives late in the day tomorrow. behind that front on friday. a bit of a gusty northwesterly wind as temperatures pushed back down closer to average. sunny and 65 today. tomorrow another fairly sunny start but clouds thickening up during the course of the afternoon. highs only in the mid to upper 50s. there will be a slight chance for a few showers after 8:00 tomorrow. again, high temperatures tomorrow 51 in gaithersburg. 57 in and around the washington region. there's your ten-day forecast. sunny and nice today. 57 tomorrow with increasing clouds. little breezy and cooler. highs back down near average for friday and saturday. good news is a little more rain for the weekend. we have taken that out. saturday and sunday look dry. next best chance for
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rain is tuesday/wednesday. ahead of colder air that arrives the weekend after this one. let's go over to melissa mollet and check in on wednesday traffic. >> two new problems that popped up. 295 south. incident in the left lane. leesburg pike and gorham street crash. chopper 4 over b.w. parkway. everything looking gheerd northbound and southbound this morning. a reminder here on the red line, no trains between silver spring and fort totten. construction on the line this morning. 28 northbound in centerville at new braddock road. right side is blocked by a crash. inner loop and outer loop of the beltway just fine through prince gorges county. okay. northbound 301 at 5, incident in the median. travel times coming up. good morning,
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dowdy at cnbc headquarters. hyundai is offering an on demand car wash. schedule service through hyundai's app and mobile crew will show up and clean your ride. the services can get temporary authority to unlock the vehicle to detail the interior. hyundai is also partnering with a startup to allow drivers to remotely order groceries and have them delivered to their car. cnbc morning business report, i'm landon dowdy. >> landon, thank you. if you're thinking about giving your four legged friend a special dog bone for the holidays, you'll want to hear this next story. the fda says 90 dogs become sick and at least 15 have died after receiving commercially sold bone treats. the proo ducts listed in the report include ham bones, pork femur bones, rib bones and smokey knuckle bones. these bone treats are sold in stores all over the country. dogs can choke on the bones, get cuts in their mouths and even worse. make sure you take a
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for your dogs. a group of -- smokey knuckle bones. i don't know why that tickled me. >> okay. >> a group of democratic senators said puerto rico's debt should be wiped out as the island recovers from hurricane maria. >> the request came as a $146 billion marshall plan that would provide immediate relief for the island's cash strapped government. it would provide money for development, renewable development. more than two months after the hurricane hit, half of the people on the island still don't have power. senator bernie sanders and elizabeth warren are two of the lawmakers sponsoring this bill. more help is on the way to puerto rico by way of a few local four legged friends. >> to explain exactly what is happening here, we're checking in with the dog love bakery. molette, a lot of fun down there for the
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>> reporter: oh, my goodness. we've turned this whole bakery into a photo studio. we have dogs wearing christmas sweaters. how cute is that? this dog has on a santa outfit. we've got santa here, right here holding alexi who has her antlers. they're all ready to take their pictures with santa. this is a good cause. dogs like bruno mars here who came all the way from puerto rico to be adopted. we've got much more coming up on "news 4 today" in the 6:00 hour. >> bruno mars. wonder if he can sing? >> reporter: yup. next up at 6:00 a.m., the grammy nominations are out. you may have heard all about the big names. we'll tell you about the local musicians who also made the cut. wow. plus, attention shoppers, you could help solve a missing child case. a new lead overnight that could bring home mariah.
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♪ ♪ and the big names and the big stars celebrating grammy nominations. we are celebrating some of the local talent up for awards. "news 4 today" starts now. i still can't listen to that bruno mars song and not want to dance. >> right. we were all shaking to the groove. >> chuck bell getting in on the action. >> i'm getting jiggy with it. >> that was a long time ago. >> he went back for that one. >> we love will smith. >> isn't it way back wednesday? >> it is now. >> yes, it is. >> i didn't wear parachute pants or anything. >> there you go. >> hammer time or anything. >> now you're really dating yourself, chuck. we're all like -- we know exactly what you're talking about. >> i was going to say. >> you should do the cabbage patch or running man. >> i don't even know what that is.

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