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>> 6:00 on this sunday morning. here's what we're following four. an honor student lost to a tragic accident. people in a prince george's neighborhood say speeding cars have been a danger for a while. one of d.c.'s most notorious drug kingpins is serving a life sentence. that could change. and chaos at the counter. a nationwide computer outage cause as stir at target stores across the country. how people in our area dealt with the problems just a day before father's day. you want to know how you shut down the united states of america? you have a cashis regr problem
at target. >> i know. >> you know they were buying all the father's day cards and that good stuff. happy father's day. >> thank you very much, molette. thank you for being here on this father's day. happy father's day to the dads out there. i'm adam tuss. >> i'm molette green in for meagan fitzgerald this morning.i lauryn, brought him his mic and his ifb box as a gift for father's day. how nice is that?a >> you so sweet. you know what lauryn got for me? a bad joke, b'm sure. >>ng it on. >> i do have a couple of jokes. i did tell a joke to aaron yesterday. you weren't here, adam, you issed it. >> that will be a teaser for later on in the show. >> exactly right. >other tease for today, we have some sunshine out there as that sun is coming up at 5:42. so not too long ago. about 20 minutes ago. but now we arelooking at some rain headed our way.
it's a little on the humid side out there. that humidity is going to increa through the day. let's take a look outside right now. so looks can be deceiving. we have got some sunshine out there, a few clouds building in. haze out there as well. but raino the west at this moment. we are seeing maybe a few showers in western maryland as advertised yesterday. a few showers to the west. most of above the mason ziksen line at this moment. but we are still seeing a few showers out in morgantown, virginia. and kind of skirting through the shenandoah valley. a frontal system just to the north right now,and that frontal system is going to linger all through the week. and that's going to enhance our ain chances all this week. we will talk about that. we are weather alert because we have a chance for some storms later on thison afterno temperatures in the 60s/low 70s. it is mild out there. let's talk about the rain ances and time them out for your father's day. that's coming up in a few nknutes. >> thayou very much.
meantime, we are following breaking news in the district this morning. one person is dead and another in the hospital after a double shooting in southeast th weekend. police fund two victims in the middle of 4th street not far from southern avenue and the maryland line. officers say sa bhans shot several times in the torso. he later died. a woman was shot in the leg. she expected to survive. investigators say that they are on the lookout for a silver four-door nissan c in connection to this case. no word yet on what may have led to that shooting. meantime, i want to tell you hat a teenage boy full of life is gone in an instant. a car hit him last night. >> this happened on church road d fairview vista drive in bowie. darcy spencer has more on how he is being remembered. >> killed my son. >> reporter: ffamily,riends and neighbors gather at the intersection where a young teen lost his life. he had just graduated from eighth grade at gegetown day school in d.c.
his mom tells me he was an honor student and ran track. he was just steps from home in hisgh neirhood, crossing at church road and fairview vista drive in the buoy area wen he was struck and killed 1:30 in the afternoon. police say the drivestayed on the scene. >> my prayers go out to the family. i am so sorry. my heartbreaks for them. everybody is rallying in the community. anything we can do to supporthe them we are. >> reporter: neighbors are rallying around this heartbroken family. they say this intersection is dangerous. with drivers exceeding the 30-mile-per-hour speed limit and several serious crashes. >> we need some type of role to get the cars to stop. the cars don't allow me to cross when i run out there in the street, too, myself. imagine a little kid. >> reporter: neighbors say this development is about five years old and more safety measures are needed to keep u with all the cars on the road.
they are suggesting a traffic light, a four-way stop, or even speed bumps. >> it's sad it took something like this or it's going to take fosomething like this r people to say this is a w problemneed to do something about. >> reporter: just walking home, never makes it a day before father's day. his mom tells me that he was a good kid. he had good character and he wanted to be an architect someday. this crash remains under investigation. no charges haveen filed. his mom's message to drivers out here, you've got to slow down. in prince george's county, darcy spencer, news4 today. meantime, new this morning police in arlington county are investiging a second pedestrian fatal accident in a week. this happened just before 11:00y fridnight on george mason drive. early investigations from police reveal that robert bram well was in the roadway outside the crosswalk and did not have the right of way.
authorities say he was hit and t later died at hospital. the driver is cooperating with the investigation. on wednesday morning a woman was struck on columbia pike and four mile run. she was taken to the hospital but died the next day. we have an update on a deadly crash in prince george's county. tate police tell us the person who died wasiving the wrong way. we brought you this as breaking news yesterday morning. police say a driver was headed east on the westbound lanes of route 50 near martin luther king jr. highway. the driver also caused a separate crash before colliding with a car and tractor-trailer. one person was flown by medevac to a hospit. we arworking to find out why the driver who died was going in the wng direction. >> 6:06. the fate of a notorious drug kingpin is being d icussed. he currently serving a life sentence. he ran one of the most prolific drug rings in the district. decades later the public got a chance to weigh in on whether or not he should get out of ison
early. people gathered for a public hearing in southeast yesterday. edmund was convicted in 1990. he spent 30 yea cooperating with the government. a judge is deciding whether that helped entitle him to a shorter sentence. >> i can speak upon there is change. >> cooperation with the government is certainly a factor. i thinknother fact ser how one conducts themselves even while ip ca aycarcerated. >> prosecutors sdmond continued to run his drug ring while in prison. the office of attorney general will file a brief with the judge based on the information from all of the forums. no evidence foul play. that is what fairfax county police are saying about a drowning in mclean. they found a man dad in a pool on pine hill road yesterday afternoon. thplace where this happened is called anxford house.
the home helps people recovering from drugs and alcohol. protests eruptdu ng d.c. mayor muriel bowser's speech. take a look. >> there is noffordable housing! there is no affordable housing! >> protests here held a sign that says "fixic pu housing." police escorted the protesters out. this playing out at the convention center yeerday. he is ho all of it. eacted to >> the one thing i am not -- i would never allow anybody to do or say is to call muriel bowser a liar. >> well, mayor bowser recently announced a new initiative to make it easier for people to afford a new home. the mortgage program provides discounted interest rates to ty employees. we asked the mayor's office for reaction to yesterday's ts
protes we have not yet heard back. target is apologizing for a technical glitch that shut down registers forseours. ral people turned to social media to vent about it, of course. this shopper at a store posted video of the long lines on her instagram account yesterday. similar scenes played out at stores across the cotry. and i our area a customer at a store in rockville posted this picture. target says the registers were down for two hours preventing the cashiers from scanning all your merchandise. >> we were just shopping around and there was an overhead page that said all te systems w down in target and they were going to -- nobody could buy anything, so they were going to close the store. >> okay. here is the good news. target says the registers, they are back online. they are waiting for you to spend yourmoney this morning.e company is assuring customers that it was not a data
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we are weather alert today specifically for this afternoon. a few showers and thunderstorms bringing damaging winds, even some hail possible. k tp an eye on sky especially if you are headed out for father's day. in case you are barbecuingts e. let's take a look at those temperatures right now. not too bad. temperatures in the 60s. continuehumidity as through the day. you are waking up, the temperatures will be in the 70s by the time 9:00 roll around. your pool forecast in the 80s.
we are talking about temperatures in the 80s right there. we will have some storms. i think the earlier afternoone thbetter chance to have some dry weather. a few showers mainly west of d.c. could skirt thre a mainly west of i-81 as we continue through the morning. otherwise, a frontal system just to the noh is going to stall out all week, and that's going to enhance our rain chances all week. 9:00 a few showers along the shenandoah valley. a lot of us dry through the early afternoon. that's the time to go outside. after 2, we will start to see some storms rolling in. damaging winds again are going to be the main threat with this, and we will keep a chance of stonms through the afternond even into the evening. a few showers linger overnight through earl tomorrow morning. we do it again tomorrow afternoon with more showers and thunderstorms. again some of those could pack a punch as wellecause we are hot and humid. today, tomorrow a better chance of storms tomorrow, and a chance through tuesday, wsday, thursday. looks like we dry out onri fday.
keep your fingers crossed har t dry on saturday, as well. >> all right. we'll still enjoy today. "reporter's notebook" is next. >> more of the morning's top stories. good morning. i'm t lawson. former university of maryland basketbll player demon tay says he is looking forward tthe future. a jury cleared him on charges associated with an alleged rape of an 18-year-old freshman near the university of maryland in 2017. tracee wkins and news4's cory smith are here this morning. this story involves sex, i alcohol, coca and consent. tell us about the argument on both sides. >> the state said this is a young woman who was so impaired that there was no way that she could have consented to sex, and that she was saying i didn't consent to sex. but when you hear the evening and what hpened and, you know,co
just vering college park, the rapes that we have seen in cothleerare,ge il was alarmed bs young woman's evening was just in terms of her own safety. so it did start with her drinking. she called ite- ming. i she said i was drinking a lot of alcohol at my friend's house. by the tim i got thear i was so intoxicated i didn't remembee the walk to tar. she gets inside the bar, more mixed drinks, does some cocaine inside the barand two hours later spots demon tay dodd who is like seven feet tall. he wafconsidered a celebrity o this basketball team. he was the spokesperson for the university of maryland basketball team. free nder is giving him drinks. he is passing out free drinks to his friends, free drinks to her and then they start dancing together and they leave the bar together and then what she said
is when we got back to the apartment things went too far and, you know, what started out s making out turned into i did not consent to. so there was a very fine line there. there were a lot of things that happened in that happening and a lot of thingsed involvin this, this being halloween night, she was dressed as a playboy noney. an the case law that the judge used was laws protecting prostitutese that had b raped. that's how they set the parameters for this case. at the end of the d the jury decided after two hours of deliberation he was innocent of all charges, he didot rape this young woman. and even his attorney said that he belied that she believed she was the victim of rape which is why she would put rself through this. at the end of the day the law didn't support this. >> you talked to him afterwards. what did he say? >> he is focused on his career and heins hopg to move into the nba.ee he has b playing overseas since graduating from the university of maryland.
he says that this case hasha be ing over his head. he is in between contracts now. when he is talking to teams they google his name, they see ndis, at's been this issue. he had advice r professional athletes or young athletes hoping to move to professional careers. there are plenty in prince george's county. focus on your craft. don't worry aboutthe partying. focus on what you are supposed to be focused on.ve i belie his message was, had he been focused on what he n't have put himselfould in, he the this happen. ve >> both of them? >> both of them made decisions that night that put both of thei in very diflt positions. hopefully, the message will get back to students at the university of maryland. you haveonto be careful both sides to make sure you are taking care of yourself. >> in montgomery county a councilmember says he was racially profiled during a traffic stop. that's what he thought when a state trooper pulled him over
and asked if the car he was driving was his car. sorr iocory, the next quest was, the police officer asked him, do you have any outstanding warrants?q uestions like those raise questions? right. and hear councunthe cocilman t it, he says his training kicked in. just speaking very slowly with the officer making sure that the situation did not escalate. that's why he felt as if there was something more to this stop. he called it a pretextual stop. i am getting pulled over so this officer can perhaps maybe search my car, askother questions that could lead him to have probable cause to search me or to detain me to ask me questions. so he, you know, went along with the st. produced his registtion, his i.d. and went on about his way. he was obviously very bothered bout the situation. maryland state police says it wasn't the case. the questions of is this your vehicle or do you have any
outstanding warrants is standard operating procedure during a traffic stop. so ty also said that, you know, it's part of their department policy that biased-basedn' policing ist tolerated.' a he said/he said. but i think what bothers him thm t is, obviously we know that it's been a rough couple of weeks/months in montgomery county when it comes to police and communities of color. there was a video with an officer speaking of four black men detained outside an mcdonald's. this incident happened a few days after a forum on community policing a trying to improve the tr ot between communitiesf color and the montgomery county police department. so he said, you know, this isre just m reason to continue to push forward to continue to try to bring some reconciliation and to improve things in the county. >> is it a teachable moment? is it a teachable moment on both sides for the police as well as esidents? >> i think, yes.
he certainly sees it as a teachable moment. and not just for police, you know, understanding how stops like these are viewed within the -- f perspective of african-americans, but also for the folks who get pulled over. what he called hining really allowed him to stay calm, to make sure that this didn't escalate to something th could have been much more tragic, much more unfortunate. i think that's the message that he wants to drive home tt, yes, police officers have a job to do. in this day and age with what's been happening in montgomery county recently, offirs have to know and state troopers have ps know that some of these st are viewed with apprehension and some hesitation. and i think as he moves forward he is going to continue to point that out. >> all right. we have to take a break. we'll be right back. stay with us.
setting the record straight. the mayor of a upper marlboroboro has clarified her reason for abruptly announcing plans to resign this past week after an outcry prompted by her claims of racist attacks and bullying on the job. tonga turner says the real reason she is resigning is to spend time with her young children, t because of racism. she announced her resignation soon afteshe talked vividly and very candidly about her experiences during a town hall meeting. she clearly did not eect the outcry that followed? >> yeah. o she sid that in retrospect perhaps she should have separated talking abouthe racism and the bullying and attacks and vandalism and all of that happened versus her stepping down. she said the two subjects arev ery separate. people at the meeting di t't feelat way. they thought that this was why she was stepping down, that at the end of the day it had become too much. she was spat on.
she had her tires slashed. she wasalled the "n" word. she was called some other racist words. and tormented, i know, pretty much during her entire time after she had taken office and had a forr member of that commission sitting in the audience drawingswastikas on a notebook. >> during the cocil meeting? >> during e council meeting, and somekne too pictures. and heckling her trough the meeting. >> this sa woman who is very strong and is seen as great leader and people in upper inrlboro will tell you she has done amazing wor the year and a half she has been in office. he she brought back marlboro day, brought hundre of thousands of dollars to the tow and doing just tremendous work, trying ild an economic development, wanted to expand the boundaries of the town it's the county seat for prince george's county. it's one of the most undeveloped portions of prince george's county. so allf this was happening, and some criticsre saying that
maybe it was too much too soon for some people and that's why it was so difficult for her. at the s end of the dayhe said it has nothing to do with why i decided to ste down. i want to spend more time as a mother and i have a full time career and i took on too much with the city of marlboro. there are still people walking away like, i don't know. but that's what she is saying is happening. >> she movesn. and someone will take her place? >> yeah. the way it's explained to me is the two commissioners left will have to decide who will be the nextmayor. then hey will have to have a special election. >> what about the issue she brought up? >> which is more important than anything, right? a what she said the reas i discussed what's going on with race in the town because i want the next person to know it wasn't all rosy, i had all these issues happening so they could be prepared to deal with it. so that is something that the people in that town are going to havto deal with. some folks who i talked to were saying peopleed eleer into office and abandoned her.
people weren't coming to the meetings to help support and to be involved in what was happening. and so the hope is that whoever comes in next, that the town wi actuallye involved in what's going on in local politics and pay attention to the fact that they have got some of this happening in that town. if they want to move forward they will have to address these serious and difficult esues. >> v serious. upper marlboro is the county seat. >> yes, and a predominant african-american county. >> well, we all know that our first responders areto exposed situations that can often lead to mental health issues, especially ptsd. a former officer who has lived that strtigle is wring to encourage other officers and firefighters to seek help. cory, this was your story this week. you met the officers. tell us about the ride and why he has bssught this meage to washington. >> officerhepherd is now medically ret hed. he a pretty compellingy. stor
he survived an ambush in washington state in 2012. was diagnosed with ptsdk but was force. get back on the three years later heurvived an ied explosion on the job as a motorcycle officer.e was onc again diagnosed with off-spe ptsd and had to medically retire. he still wanted to give back too his bers and sisters in blue. he thought when i was going realized diagnosis i that there was help available there, but it always wasn't made known to me and i always wasn't seeking i think what he wants officers anfirefighters and ems first respreders to lize, while you may go out on a call and come back fine and healthy,erhat you expienced, what you saw piles up. he madehe analogy of a bookshelf. every call is aifferent book. you close the book and put it on the bookshelf. after a while the bookshelf is too heavy and falls over and that's when you have the mental
healt distress and deal with things liked. pts he is going around the country, reiterating that it's important to know that mental health es resourc they need to do their job effectively are there. in talking tompd, they make that case to the cadets, their officers evy day. the kmanlder said it's noth o mucat we don't have the resources. it's that apeople,, think there s a stigma associated wi seeking help, and b, which i found interesting, thcee are conrned there may be consequences. if i go to a superior and say i'm struggling with my mental health, am i going to lose my job? the sommanderaid we always let th know there isueo conse. the consequences can be grave if you don't seek help. so that's why officer shepherd is riding around the country just letting officers know and departments know that, you know, these men and women go out and do their jobs and they ce back
safe, thank goodness, but there are invisible scars that you ha to keep an eye out for. >> they are strg, they are brave, and they need help. they are people, too. >> right. they see inimaginable things. >> has to be done. if you don't, you are dealing with the drugs and abuse in the homes and other things that happen in some of these places where these emotions aren't properly handled. >> i want to ask you about the ice rink fight in bowie. $21 million the county -- the council has decided not to spend? >> right. so this project has started in some ways. there is no dirt turning or anyt tng liket. but they have looked at things. it cost about $3 million or so. so the money that is kind of already been spent little. and they were incrementally approving things as the process wentalong. there was a recall election last year. a new ycouncilmember came on an they pros froze theroject sayine need to take a look at this.w no what they have proposed is putting this to a referendum. you have an ice rink built in
1971. a lot of people in that community know and love it, but it's on its last legs. so they want to build a new arena with two sheets of ice that will allow them toxpand programs, potentially bring in additional revenue, but there is a concern that a majority of the people who use these facilities aren't from buoy, an there is not a heavy appetite for bowie residents to subsidize. on monday there is another council meeting. they will try to t them to reconsider bringing it to a referendum. cory and tracee, thank you both. that's "reporter's notebook." ns4 today continues. news4 today starts now. >> all right.on 6:30 this sunday morning. time to rise and shine, sleepy heads. thank you for being here us
with. i'mam tuss. >> i'm molette green in for meagan fitzgerald this morning. us.nk you for joining happy father's day out there. happy father's day. >> thank you. appreciate it. >> you planning anything with the three kids? tod >> we're going to be out and about today, yeah. we are going to have a fun day today. >> all right. let's hope theat wer cooperates. >> well, i have a problem with somebody in this picture. >> every time i'm here visiting, lauryn, adam is picking on you. >> if she could put the rain cloud over myvent today, she would. just over my head. >> what's going on, rickets? >> that is true. adam, listei don't know what you are doing out there today. happy father's day to you. yesst but li, if you are going to be out and about like t uss, the pool barbecuing, after 2:003:00 scattered showers and storms. 40% chance you will see them where you are. they could pack a punch. that's why we are weather alert. we have showers well north and
west of d.c. 60s and 70s. so it is warm. ngilding humidity as we continue through the morni as well. so as you wake up this morning, showers west. h we willve some sunshine this morning that will fill in with a little bit more cloud cover as we continue through the day today. but as far as our radar is concerned, we are dry for most of us. again just to the north and west a few showers may be getting going even in elkins and morgantown. some of those may skirt across the western maryland area. we have a frontal system just to the north that's going to stall out all week long. let's time out the showers for your neighborhood. that's coming up in about 15 n mies. >> thank you very much. meantime, a prince george's county family is heartbroken after a teenage boy is struck and killed by a car yesterday afternoon on church road and fairview vista drive near bowie. prince george's county pol tce say th honor student asn't far from homewhen a driver hit him. that person did stay on the
ene. neighbors are rallying around the devastated family meantime. they say the intersection there is dangerous. >> we need some type of control to get the cars to stop because the cars don't allow me to cross even when i'm runningt there in the street, oo, myself. >> imagine a little kid. >>yeah, the teenager had just graduated from eighth grade at georgetown day school in the district.>> >an update on a serious crash involving a pedestrian in arlington. we've learned the victim hasie d of her injuries. wn wednesday 77-year-old martha society o w-- sotos was struck. investigators believe she did not have the right of way and crossed the street outside of the crosswalk. police say the driver remained at the scene. she was pronounced dead on thursday. a local couple is trying to cope with an unimaginable tragedy. a suspected drunk driver striking their car killing three
young children. yesterday the school the kids loved to attend is keeping their memory. they have made a move to keep their memory ealive in a specia way. people gathered at the school. they dedated a memorial tor- 5-yeaold twins alexander and rosalie mejia and their ld 1-year-orother isaac. the family had just left church last december when a suspected drunk driver hit them on indian head highway in prince george's county. along with the memorial, the school created a mini library inviting kids to check out and drop off books. the mother of the children is calling the gesture a blessing. >> it's so beautiful that there is something here that, inmo me of them, gives out to the community and now kids will be able to come and get a book, take it home or put it back. just something where kids can come and enjoy my kids.
>> police have charged the driver with drunk driving, vehicular manslaughter andne grs igence. an update on a story out of crystal city. arlington county police have charged a man who followed a woman off motel aetro and sexua assaulted her. the 19-year-old is now charged with xual battery. thursday morning the suspect followed the woman into a building on jefferson davis highway, cornered her inside an elevator and sexuall assaulted her. the attack happened as many people were headed to work. he is being held without bond. gunfire claims a man's life in prince george's county. officers were called for a reported shooting on patterson street in riverdale last night. they found a man laying on the a ground had been shot several times. he was rushed to the hospital, later pronounced no arrests have been announced. we are looking to learn a
motive. time is 6:35. details in a deadly double shooting in southeast d.c. police say that the incident was not domestic related. we brought you this as breaking news early yesterday morning. police found 37-year-old richfield chang and a woman shot on pennsylvania avenue near the potomac avenue metro station. the medics tried to save chang's life but he died at the scene. neighbors say they will keep a closer watch on their surroundings. >> i think being more vigilant and looking out for what'su aro me more. >> police ell news4 that no vests about been made. we are working to find out a motive into the shooting. this weekend the public had a chancig to wein on whether a notorious drug kingpin should get out of prison early. edmond is serving a life sentence. people gathered for a public hearing in southeast yesterday. news4's derrick ward on the
unusual set of circumstances surrounding this high-profile case. >> reporter: he was convicted of mastestinding the mo -- >> i don't like to make judgment without facts. i don't know all the facts. >> reporter: she s up for the second public forum allowing citizens to weigh in as a federal judge prepares to decide whether the 30 years worth of help edmond provided to prosecutors entitlements to him to a shorter sentence. >> i could speak upon the change got to come from all of us. >> i completely understand that the concept of redemption. actually he has worked to secure the relea of sentence unjustly sentenced. >> after he went to jail and got he benefitsf an agreement with the u.s. attorney he went and committed cre mes. >> reporter: prosecutors aedmond
continued to run his opem tions frobehind bars, exploiting weaknesses in the federal bureau of prisons system and showing officials how he did it. it gets complicated. >> i know him well. he did not g over on the ships and bring all of that stuff here.i >> cooperat with the government is certainly a factor. i think another factor is how one conducts themselves even while they are incarcerated. >> reporter: no doubt the city has changed a lot in the past 30 yearnd if edmo were released to d.c., he probably wouldn't know the place. this fall a federal judge willc de whether edmond gets another chance outside of prison calls. derrick ward, news4. >> there is one more forum. after that the office of the attorney general will file a brief with the judge based on the information from all of the forums. time right now is 6:38. virginia's attorney general says now is the time to legalize all
marijuana in the commonwealth. mark herring wrote on op-ed in the daily press and newport news. he says criminalizing minor marijuana possession is not working. he points to african-americans and people ofolor being disproportionately affected. he says taxpayers are paying to care for people who are locked up for minor marijuana possession. herring wrote in part the time is right to begin working towards legal and regulated adult hee. now, says the first step is to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana as soon as possible with the ultimate goal of making marijuana recreational. take a look at that live piure outside. 69 degrees. it's father's day. we are going to put a little steam in the forecast. lauryn ricket is coming back with what we can expect as the temperatures continue to go up and up throughout theay. it's 6:39. stay with u stay with u this is ns.ew
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wcome back. president trump says that he would accept dirt on an election opponent from a foreign government during the 20 election. >> it was just part of another very eventful week at the white house. moderator of "meet the press" chuck todd is here to help us sort all through this. and we want to start with the democrats, okay? two are setting the stag weeks away from the first ebate. what should expect? i mean, we have a crowded group here. kind of set the tone, set the stage for us at this juncture. >> it seems as if this is going to be a little more of a competitive debate than you would assume most first debates are. normally they are every candidate realizes they are there to make the first yoimpression. ,on't want to be seen as a negative person as nasty. i still think it's going t more positive than people it does seem as if there is also this level of desperation for like about half the field that knows, that feels like thisht mige my --
>> this is your shot? >> yeah, i may only get a shot or a shot at -- >> look at that. >> so it is, you know, i do thinksome candidates could walk on stage predoused in gasoline and they just light the match like look at me, look at me. you know, if you have nothing to lose, you get we are maybe doing something viral may>>ake sense. let's talk about the president's comments about accepting dirt on an opponent. we had just kind of gotten through the mueller thingnd re we are back into it again. it almost seems like we're opening it back up again? >> you know, in's iresting. i can't help but wonder, the day that h stephanopoulos asked that question was the exact day that his s was testifying one more time in front of the senate intelligence committee about what? that infamous meeting in trump tower where they were offered dirt on hillary clinton. you can't help wonder, was that
in the president's head when he is asked that question, he doesn't want to make it sound like his son committed a crime, that his son did anything wrong? did he want to make his son look like he didn't do anything wrong and then a couple of days later -- you can't help wonder with everything with trump, there is literally short-term motivation that none of us may realize. >> right. finally, obviously, tensions are heating up inn. i the president may have a real kind of international situation on his hands> here? > here is the thing. we don't know there is the, quote, hard-liners in iran are pushing confrontation, and it seems like the more hawkish people of the prniident's admistration are like bring it on. the dove here is president trump. what role will he play? he got the escalatioe etorical escalation to back off about a month ago when he lecred john bolton. he is always wanting to start a war with everybody, i don't want a war.
is he going to be able to put this back in the toothpaste tube? a a lot to talkbout on "meet the press." >> happy father's day. >> appreciate that. you, too. get it done. >> one day a year. >> a reminder. you can see "meet the press" every sunday 10:30 right here after news4 today. have add gun. well, we could be seeing a scene similar to this oneg playint in d.c. on the fourth of july. anti-trump demonstrators plan to bring an inflatable baby trump blimp to the district. >> yeah, the protests are planned as president trump delivers an independence day speech at the lincoln memorial. the major changes we might see this fourth of july. >> reporter: the baby trump blimp as it's been called made headlines in london as part of the protest surrounding the president's recent dinner with the royal family.
organizers with thei- antar movement code pink requested a permit to display the anti-trump balloon on the national mall close to the lincoln memorial wh re the president plans give a fourth of july speech. >> the national parks service approves all first amendment appcations that come in. we are looking only at whether the event can be done safely and whether it can be done without damaging park resources. we do not take into consideration the content of the message. a heliumilled balloon, for example, would not be approved. cold-air filled, we have had those previously. >> reporter: organizers with code pink tell news4 the baby trump blimp will not be filled with heliumo andted into the air like in london. instead, it will be filled with cold air and anchored to the ground like the chicken don balloon was a few years ago. the palisades parade in northwest and the capitol hillp de in southeast, chief the
chief says d.c. will provide security as they have in the past, they will also participate in the parade just like in briefs years. he says his officers will focus on neighbors on july 4th even though the president i planning significant changes to this year's celebration, including a speech from the lincoln memorial. >> most of the additions that are going to occur on the fourth of july are happening on federal property. so park police is going to have to step up their game. >> reporter: we still don't know the specifics of where or what time the president will give hie sech at the lincoln. according to the organizers from code pink, they'd like to have that baby trump blimp this the grassy feeds on the other side e of those behind the reflecting pool. mark segraves, ews4. the fourth of july before you know it. a couple weeks away. >> you know, it hasn't been that b. yesterday was really nice. the humidity was not there at all. a great day to get outside.
>> perfect. >> it doesn't feel bad right now. i know a couple of people at the nats game at 4:00 and they id that was hot because they were sitting the sun. well, obviously, it's going to be hot with that. but, yeah, yesterday a nice day to be out. low humidity. the humidity is building right now. the heat is building. >> the dads are going to want to go on the golf course. >> i have a golf forecast. so glad you said >>that. ot all dads like golf. i hate golf. all right. kes way too long. i turn nine and i am like i got nine more to go. it's so boring. i'd rather play softball or tennis. >> why don't you just do nine holes then? >> i don't even want to dohat. i go to the driving range when someone brings me a beverage. >> i just like driving the cart around. >> can you give me a topgolf forecast? >> i can. i like topgolf. it's going to be hot. >> hey, listen, yeah, it's going to be warm for the dads that maybe have a tee time at
7:00 a.m. we have plenty of sunshine out there right now. what a beautiful shot. absolutely gorgeous. the cathedralnt the monume in the back. beautiful conditions out there right now. you can feel the humidity. you caneel that heat building. we are only going to continue to see that build throughout the day. temperatures are going to be right around 9 degrees today. yesterday we topped out at 84 degrees. most of the morning is going to be dry. mostof he early afternoon dry as well. get the outdoor plans out of the way early this morning and into the afternoon cause by 2:00 that's when we are going to start to see some storms pushing into the region. i don't think everybody is going to see them. a 40% chance that you will see them. a weather alert because any of the storms that develop could bring damaging winds, eve some hail and definitely some heavy rain. current temperatures out there right now are in the 60s and low 70s. here is your golf forecast, adam tuss. >> yay! >> yay! sunshine, it's going to be sticky out there. again as you get into the afternoon keep an eye to the sky because you don't want to bill
murray "caddyshack" out there later on this afternoon. we have rain showers just off to the west. again maybe a few might skirt some ofweur areas of i-81 through this moreing. so we aoing to keep a chance of showers west of d.c. throughout the morning hours, but that's why i said mostly a lot of us dr through the morning. frontal system stalled just to the north, and that is what's going to plague us all of this week. so thes your showers through the morning hours again west of d.c., a few light showers. storms develop after0 2ving in from the north and west. again not everybody going to see them, but we will have a chance for some of those stronger sloorms to deve i am going to keep a chance late tonight to see some showers. lingering shower possible early tomorrow mthrning for commute. not likely. say about a 10% chance. w then againe will up to that to a 60% chance tomorrow afternoon frh the same front t's going to hang out. so again best chance of rain and storms are going to be really between about 2:00 and 6:00.
we also have chances after 9, 10:00. tomrow 91 degrees. an isolated morning shower. better chance of scattered storms in the afternoon. some of those could be strong. each and every day since that front is hanging out we will have a chance for storms all the way to at least friday. new guidances coming in and it suggests we could have a few thunderstorms on friday. i kept them out right now as that front hopefully makes it out by friday. friday and saturday dry. chance of rain on sunday. e haveore news right m
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questions for boeing, toys talking on the silver screen. it's all in the week ahead. the paris air show will show off the latest in drones. it is also see boeing answering questions about when its 737 maw planll get back in the air. boeing will be looking for votes of confidence in a form of new plane orders and watch rival airbus for new details about upgrades to the a 321 je which
competes against the 737 max. oracle headlines the week's earningsalendar. also canopy grove, the marijuana grower whose stock is up 50% this year. and the federal reserve isn't likely to lower interest investors ay, bu will be looking for signs of how soon that rate cut might happen. pay special attention to fed chair jerome powell's co ferenceon tuesday. "toy story 4" hits theaters. strong reviews and early tracking point to a $150 million opening for the disney film. i'm kelly evans. get your business news here on cnbc. >> tha you. > all right. time right now is 6:56. let's open up the window and take a look outside around you're region. looks good behind us. the cathedral is showing off this morning. >> that's a money shot right there. >> that is a money shot. >> it's a beautiful morning. >> 69 degrees.
but lauryn says -- >> you are not going to be golf sng. >> i hate golfing. nothing against golfers out there. i can't stand it. five hours? it takes me five hours. >> i totally agree, but my husband loves it. >>er i'd rathplay softball, basketball, go for a run, ride my bike. >> i'm with you. ride your bike. >>llire up the g >> we saw your bike on instagram. >> my first post. >> muchhe more aadn news4 t ood
>> all r. that's my neck of the woods oute to th shenandoah valley. in the shenandoah valley. west of i-81, maybe a few showers sneaking through the area. we could have a few showers as we go through the day. whether you are going from breweries, vineyards, maybe going to eat crabs up in annapolis, not looking too shabby for that.
maybecan'tlers. let's look outside t. it's going to be a nice 2ternoon to do that. after 3:00 that's when you have to keep an eye to the sky. we will have showers and thunderstorms developing across the area. right now it's beautiful out there. absolutely gorgeous. temperatures are in the 60s and low 70s right now. the humidity is building. you will notice that as you walk outside early this mornini you w notice that humidity in the air compared to yesterday when it was so nice. it was hot. but we didn't have that humidity there. today we will have both. 70s for brunch time today. humidity increasing. we have some showers west. we are moly dry out there this morning. and again a few showers trying to sneak into the shenandoah valley. most ofy us dr with plenty of sunshine. a few showers north of hagerstown. but we are going to continue to have that chance of showe and thunderstorms this afternoon. so we'll talk more about that, time it out for your father's dag that's comin. guys. >> thank you very much. meantime, we are following breaking news out of the district this morning. one person is dead, another in
the hospital after another double shooting in southeast this weekend. police found two victims in the middle of 4th street not far from southern avenue near the maryland line of the now, officers say a man was shot im several t in the torso and died. a woman was shot in the leg and is expected to survive. investigators say that they are on the lookout for a silver four-door nissan car in connection with this case. no word yet on what may have led to the shooting. this morning a prince george's county family is y artbroken after a teenage is struck and killed by a car. it happened yesterday afternoon on church road in fairview vista drive in bowie. a family friends gathered at the intersection to remember him. prince george's county police say the honor studentmasn't far fome when a driver hit him. that person stayed on the scene. neighbors are rallying around the devastated family. they say the intersection is dangerous. >> we need some type of control to get the car to stop, because
the cars don't allow me to cross when i am running on the street, too, myself. imagine a little kid. >> the teenager just graduated from eighth grade atn georget day school in the district. all new this morning, police in arlington county are investigating aecond pedestrian fatal accident in a week. this latest one happened just before 11:00 friday night on eorge mason drive. early investigations from police reveal that robert bram wall was outside the crosswalk and did not have the right of way. he died at the hospita that driver is cooperating the investigation. meantime, on wednesday morning a woman was struck on columbia pike and four mile run. she was ttaken the hospital, but she died the next day. on a deadly crash in prince george's county. state police say the person who died was driving the wrong way. police say a driver w headed east on the westbound lanes of route 50 near martin luther king
jr. highway. we are told the driver also caused a separate crash before colliding with a car and a tractor-trailer. one person was flown by medevac to a hospital an we're working to find out why the driver who died was going in the wrong direction. time right now is 7:05. the fate of a drug kingpin is being discussed. yful edmond once ran one of the most prolific drug rings in the district. decades later the public is getting a chance to weigh in on whether or not he should get out of prison early. people gathered for a public hearing at martha's ble in southeast yesterday. edmond was convicted in 1990. he spent the past 30 years government.with the a judge deciding whether that helps entitle him to a shorter sentence. >> i can speak upon the change got to come from all of us. >> cooperation with the government is certainly a ctor. i think another factor is how
one conducts themselves even while they are incarcerated. >> well, prosecutors say that edmond continued to run his drug ring while he was in prison. they are arguinggainst any sort of early release. there is one more public forum. after that the office of the attorney general will file a brief with the judge based on the information from all of no evidence of foul play. that's what fairfax county police are saying about a drowning. they found a man dead yesterday afternoon. the place where this happened is called an oxford house. the home helps people recovering from drugs and aohol. well, protests erupt during d.c. mayor murl bowser's speech during a housing expo. take a loo >> there is no affordable housing! >> protesters here holding a sign thatsaid fixublic housing, one yelling stop gentrification. police escorted them out. the scene aying out at the
convention center yesterday. here is how mayor bowser reacted to that disruption. >> the one thing i am not -- i said i would never allow anybody to do or to say is to call muriel bowser a liar. >> mayor bowser announced the initiative to make it easier for people to afford a new home. the mortgage program provides discounted interest rates to city employees. we asked the mayor's reaction. we have not yetd hearback. this morning target is apologizing for a technical glitch that shut down the registers fors. hour several people turned to social media because they had to vent about all of this.is th happened at target. this shopper at a store in ennessee posted video of long lines her system account yesterday. >> that could be any store. they look exactly the same. >> they do. they are bright and glorious and everything just says buy me.
similar scenes played out across the country. in our areasthere was a er in rockville posted this picture. target says the registers were t down for hours preventing cash years from scanning the merchandise. >> we were just shopping around andhere was an overhead page that said all the systems were down in target and they were going to -- nobody could anything. they were going to close the store. >> yeah. target says the registers bk online. you can go there this morning if you want. the company is assuring customers that it not a data breach. no information was. compromised >> i don't love to shop, but target is one of those stars that you can't get out of there. >> you feel happy in target. conflict between th united states and iran continues to escalate in the middle east. now, iran is still denying attacking two tankers in the gulf -- the gulf of oman. there is this video here. they say it shows iran's islamic
respectf revolution guard removing one of the mines. presi nnt trump says there iso doubt in his mind. >> you know they did it because you saw the boat. i guess one of the mines didn't explo and it's probably got essentially iran written all over it. >> and now the u.s. says iraniac bd forces fired on two american drones with a missile back on june 6th, then fired and missed a second one last week. last month the u.s. moved military reforcement to the persian gulf to counter threats from iran >> the iran conflict will be one of several topics on "meet the press" with chuck dd. chuck will also speak with presidential candidate mayor pete buttigieg and house meyer onty whip steve scalise. that starts aftert news4 ay. lonnie bunch will officially become the first african-american to oversee all of the smithsonian's museumsnd parks. he founded the national "me too"
of african-american history and culture. he will become the institution's 14th secret wyhile overseeing 19 museums and the national zoo. bunch spoke with "nbc nightly news" lastt. nig he admits he is paving the way for others. >> i stunned by how some of the maintenance people, the security guards are suddenlyng stoppi me and saying, if you could be secretary, i could be anything, too. >> bunch sayss a kid his family would come from new jersey to see the museums in the district. he says everything he has evern do has been touched by the smithsonian. nice guy. >> yeah. o happy for him. this is a dreamcome true. and we are always working for your health right here on news4. this morning a warning f men when it comes to prostate cancer as part of men's health month. howard university held a free feminar yesterday during the men's health conence there. several speakers including doctors and cancer survivors shared stories.
researchers say african-american men are up to 60% re likely to be diagitsed wh prostate cancer than men of other races. well, this father/son pair is all about winning, and they are doing it together. coming up on news4, meet the duo leading the washington mystics and how t relationship works even when things are heated. that's coming up straight ahead on news4 today. on news4 today. it's 7:11. december 30th is national bacon day. and who doesn't love bacon. from bacon-bacon, to turkey baco to jill who brings home the bacon. looking sharp jill! in fact, we suppt all you out there bringing home the bacon. that's why a-a-r-p is here to help youind work, stay competitive where you are, cheese! switch careers into like, real-life awake jobs. so go get your slice and let a-a-r-p help. take on today and every day with a-a-r-p.
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history. mystics head coach mike tebow a his son, eric tebow, caught up with our dave johnson. >> he will tell you i tried to talk him out of it when he was in college. he was such a good writer. >> i d't remember being discouraged thatd. har >> i learned early on he is probably smarter than me in many ways. >> i will recoo. that als please, i need that clip. >> and i mean that in all satiousness in th he had a background in the game that was far advanced compared to my n start i this business. you alwayswonder, too, sometimes as a dad how that's going to work. you know, you can be father and sonbut are you going to ruin that relationship because of the precious of day-to-daaching? so far, that hasn't happened. we have our moments like all -- >> i have to record these nice things and play them pack back soour staff meetings. le we have our days.
the first coupears here, i think it stunned our staff, the rest of the that we could go at each other about some things and it wasn't personal. >> i probably take some toliberties saying thingsim that i wouldn't say to maybe if i wasorking forcott brooks or another head coach as he reminds me from time to time that you waouldn't say that too somelse. but i think it also drops that guard a little bit and we can geright into, you know, more bonest or direct discussion and i don't worry a hurting his feelings. he certainlydoesn't worry about hurting minor wh. i don't think that type of relationship is what the players see. i think they just see a coaching staff. for at's really special them. >> yeah. >> that was dave johnson reporting there. the coaches, they are going to be of town for a while as the mstysic start a stretch of road games this weekend. >> that's right. their next game is a week from y saturdjune 29th at the entertainment and sports arena in southeast d.c.
all right. meantime, we are enjoying ourfu beautimorning. a live look outside right there. it's 7:15. if you are headed out to sunday services, you're in luck. lawyer season going to put a little steam and other stuff in the forecast, too. i don't want to talk about i i don't want to talk about i we'llt. b ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
they have been best friends since kindergarten. after 70 plus years they have gone from boyz ii men, going through a lot of good types and bad times. >> they say it was grounds for their success. earlier this week i was very lucky to be able to catch up with the scalled kindergarten crew. >> okay. >> at the school where they met. >> reporter: it's where seven decades of friendship started. >> back > home. >porter: they are known as the kindergarten crew. back to class where so much has changed ince 1945. surprised they were this small. >> reporter: all best friends today. >> we didn't have guns or access to guns. we protected each other. >> reporter: ten in all. several have now passed on. when they wereboys living in anacostia, it bond them.
>> our community was more a village. we were across the river, separated from the rest of the city, but there was a very tight sense of presence for the community and pride in our community. >> reporter: what did they love most about kindergarten? >> t girls. >> i think my favorite memories was just the relationship that we brought from the community to school. >> the person i never, you know, lost contact with, he lived herectly across the street. >> reporter: wn they grew up, they married, became fathers and rsread their wings in the sky as champion swimme with decorated military careers, and became teachers and business owners. wves well lived. >> seems like kept meeting at funerals. and so that's one of the things that led us to start doing joyful things together. >> i am blessed to be a part of the group. >> reporter: and get together every month. >> when we have our drinks in
hand, we salute. >> reporter: garfield's own boys to men. >> seven decades of friendship. >> unbelievable. >> that's amazing. >> that's crazy. >> absolutely incredible. >> i love that story. i saw it a whole mench of this week. i love it. >> what are you saying? we run that story -- >> no, no >> i said that yesterday with aaron. no, we ran it friday.y or when i was doing the morning show. i love that story. i love the weather right now. it's beautiful. >> fantastic. >> absolutely gorgeous. let's go ahead and take a look outside right now. we do ahave some sunshine right now. >>i can't wait to be friends with you for 70 years. oing to be friends with me for 70 years? >> 70 years. >> you are the lucky one then. we are still goingngto be doi this and you are still going to
be going to kids' birthday parties in 70 years. la we are looking at nice conditions. what to expect as we continue through the morning. we are expecting some sunshine as we continue through the day today. most of theorning is going to be dry. the early afternoon going to be dry, but we have storms after about 2:00. about a 40% chance you will see them where they are. any storms that do developng bringiamaging winds, hail, and heavy rain, and that's why we're weather alert. temperaturein the 60s right now. 70 in quantico marine base and in baltimore.ar as fs your pool forecast is concerned we are looking at nice conditions. the earlier, the better. keep an eye to the sky. after 2:00 we will have storms moving in from the west and northwest as we continue through the middle part of the afternoon. but again we arery out there ght now. this may clip us a little bit. so we are going to be watching that, see if it holds together over the mountain ranges. for the most part we are on the dry side. we have a frontal system to the north right now and it's stalled.
it comes back through this and it's goingo stall out all week long, and that's what's going to continue to enhance rain chances each y across our area. again, a few isolated showers through the morning inly west of d.c. dry through the middle part of the day. after 2:00 storms from the north and west and could pack a punch. damaging winds, that's what it looksike right here. it bows out right there. a good saign of damaging winds. we will keep a chance for some rain late tonight into the overnight and could have a shower or two early tomorrow morning before we do it all again tomorrow afternoon. scattered showers and thunderstorms possible tomorrow afternoon and possible as we get into your tuesday. heavy rains and winds, even small hail will be the threats later on this afternoon. tomorrow 91 degrees. it's going to be hot today, tomorrow, even on tuesday. we drop a little bit on wednesday. again we will have rain chances throughout the day on wednesday and also on thursday afternoon. more storms friday andsaturday.
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and dhuclergy and employees wer allowed inside. other worshippers could watch the mass live on a athletcathol station. it's unclear whether the cathedral will reopen to the public. >> it will come back stronger than ever. a bizarre moment caught ois camera th portland. it shows a group of people climbing out of a sewer on the street. take a look at this surveillance video from thursday there. you see a manhole cover start to move around and suddenly a person pops out. >> it's a prison escape? it doesn't stop here. more start to come out, each holding pla holding flashlights. they seem to be okay aa eventually away. officials say doing this is dangerous due to untreated sewage and low oxygen levels. not my idea of a funnight out. >> and they need a shower. >> immediately. >> hey, to each their own.
>> it's not good. the news rocking the nba this morning. that's righted looks like ral is headed to -- anthony davis is headed to the city of angels. the pelicans are tradingavis to the lakers. this means that the six-time all-star is going play side by side with who else? onef the great existplayers of our time, lbj. lebron james. in return, the pelicans are going to get a haul here. several drafticks and lonzo ball and brandon ingraham. the deal cannot be finalized to july 1st. the report is the lakers are looking at more. ab>> you are happyut this? >> i don't love the lakers. i am from philly, man. have a deep seated rivalry with the lakersgoing back to the dr. j days. >> i nt to see lebron win. >> hn has woenough. >> okay. a live look outside on this father's day morning. we welcome you to news4 today. we are going to ta a break and we are going to ta a break and ke
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> news4 today starts now. >> 7:31 on this sunday morning. thank you so much for starting your day with us.he happy fats day to all the dads out there. i'm adam tuss. >> i'm molette green in for meagan fitzgerald. thank you for j happy father's day to you. >> thank you. >> you know, you got three kids. >> i do. and that's it. there will be no more.
>> sure? >> i think so. >> okay. i mean, you know, i mean, in your -- >> i love them all. >> you've got to love them all. >> i do. well, sometimes one more than the other, but they are all great. >> all right. we will bring in lauryn rietts. all the dads have plans. >> my kids, hope you weren't watching that. >> your wife is on my instagram. they are already up. >> i know. >> they might be watching. >> his phone is about to ring. >> definitely. happy father's day, tuss. happ father's day tol the dads out there early on this sunday morning. it's weather alert out there today. if you are barbecuing, if the a dads are tng a break and headed off to the golf course, going to have to keep an eye to the sky throughout the afternoon. dry right now. a look outside, a beautiful morning. beautiful start to the day. a however, we end the day we will start to see more clouds moving in. southerly winds are helping boost tha humidity. it's going to continue to increase throughout the day. temperatures right now 69
degrees. we will head into the upper 80s today for daytime highs. scattered thunderstorms after 2:00 this afternoon and we willt keep th chance throughout the evening. i don't think everybody is going to see them. about a 40% you will see them there you are. we will have tha chance. a few isolated showers in west virginia. some of thoseeaay s over the mountains and head into our area as we go through the morning, but most of that is just going to stay west. let's time out the storms and talk about the heat coming up this week in 15 minutes. meantime, this morning a prince george's county family is heartbroken after a teenage boy is struck and killedby a car. this all happened yesterday afternoon on church row and fairview vista drive near bowie. family and friends fwatered at that intersection to remember him. prince george's cnty police y he wasn't far from home when he was hit. neighbors are rallying around thedevastated family. they say then irsection there is dangerous. >> we need some type of t ntrol
to gethe cars to stop because the cars don't even allow me to cross when i'm running out there on the street, too, myself. >> imagine a little kid. >> ah, the teenager had just graduated from eighth grade at georgetown day school in the district. an update on a serious crash involving a pedestrian in arlington. we've learned the victim has died from her injuries. on wednesday 77-year-old martha sotos was struck by car. investigators believe she did not have the right of way and crossed the street outside the crosswalk. police say the driver remained at the scene. socie sew to sooto was pronounced dead at the hospital. an unimaginablea tragedy. suspected drunk driver striking a car, killing three young children. sterday the school the kids loved to attend is keeping their
memory alive in a special way. they showed them how. people gathered at lemon road elementary school in falls church. the school dedicated a memorial to 5-year-old twins alexander and rosalie mejia and their 1-year-old brother. the family had just left church when a suspected drunk driver hit them on indian head highway in prince george's county. along with that, the school created a mini library allowing kids to check in and drop off books. the mother ofre the child is calling the gesture a blessing. >> it's so beautiful that there is something here that in memort ofm gives out to the community and now kids will be able to come and get a book, take it home or put it back. just something where kids can come and enjoy my kids. >> i love that lasting legacy there. police have charged the driver with drunk driving, vehicular manslaughter and gross negligence. an update to a story outf
crystal city. arlington county police say they have charged a man who followed a woman off metro and sexually assaulted her. police say 19-year-old juan ozamak is charged with sexualry. followed the woman in, corner inside an elevator and sexually assaulted her.ap that hpened as many people were heading to work. he is being held without bond. new this morning, gunfire claims a man's life in riverdale. officers were called for a reported shooting on patterson street last night. once on scene, they found the man laying on the ground and had been shot several times. weighs rushed to the hospital and later pronounced dead. so far, n b arrests haven announced, and we are working to learn a motive here and we'll post the very latest in the nbc washington app. we have details about a deadly double shooting in southeast d.c. police say that incident was not
domestic related.t we brough you this first as poeaking news early yesterday lice found 37-year-old richfield chang and a woman shot inside an apartment on pennsylvania avenue. medics tried to save chaipg's life but he died at the scene. the woman is in critical condition. neighbors are alarmed. they tell us they are going to keep a closertch on their surroundings. >> i think just being more vigilant and looking out for what's around me more. >> police tell news4 no arrests have been made here. we are still working to find out a motive into the shooting. also want to tell you that vil ginia's attorney generays now is the time to legalize all marijuana in the commonwealth. mark herring wrote on op-ed in newport news. he says criminalizing minor marijuana possession is not working. he points to african-americans and people of color being disproportionately affected than others. he says taxpayers are paying to care for people locked up for
minor marijuana possession. herring wrote in part the time is right to begin working towards legal and regulated adult use. herring says the first sp in virginia is to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana as soon as possible with the ultimate goal of m ing marijuana recreational. these stories never get old. a dad delay ployed to the middle east for over a year gets to give his girl a big surprisen me for father's day. see more of the beautiful reunion next on news4 today on reunion next on news4 today on this father's day sunday.
nights out at local restaurants, help planning your getaways and more. so take off the blindfold and join today. because ya know, it's easier without the blindfold. there's lots of stuff in tre, and today could be your day to explore it. learn more at aarp.org/more might have to have e tissues handy for this one. deemployments, you know, they areoh for military families. it's especially hard on the kids who count down the days when mom or dad will come home. >> for a little girl in northern virginia the wait ended this week. look at this right here. cory smittakes us to the sweet surprise in springeld.
>> reporter: it's story time inside this kindergarten class. these youngsters are anxious to learn what story will be told. there is a bigger mystery to unfold. who will be this week's mystery read center spoiler alert. it's this guy. lieutenant commder andrew i don't thinkle, just back from a year-long deployment overseas. >> we talked on facetime when i was in the middle east. >> reporter: she is 6-year-old caylee, and nothing could spoil this surprise. >> our mystery reader today is caee's daddy. >> reporter: after so much time emay, that first hug, that first kiss might not seal, so caylee made double sure. >> i am shappy. it's a great day for our family and a great day to see my daughter. >> i was s excited to see dada
from the one year and three day trip. >> reporter: thisol 6-year-was keeping stratrack of dad's deployment. >> there is no such thing as a -- ce reporter: even at a young age, the sacri that the younkles and so many military families makeis not lost. every birthday, holiday, and an ime story missed h impact. >> when you are a parent, you want to be present in your child's life. it's hard not to be able tbe there day in, day out. >> reporter: now caylee has big plans for the summer, including her seventh birthday. right now she is taking things one day at a time. what are you going to do? a guards man home and family back together again. now that's a happy ending. cory smith, news4. >> and i love he carried her big papi out. >> -- her backpack out. >> so sweet. >> this wasn't the only surpris of the day.
>> caylee had a shocker there. dad, when you get home, you have a new one. >> what? >> aw nedog. >> oh? >> for you to walk. >> she had a dog at the house? man's best friend? why not? absolutely. all right. maybe you are getting ready to a walk. dog out for maybe you are a dad who got a dog for father's day. not a bad idea. not bad right now to get out .here and go for a little bit of a walk later on today you could be seeing rain moving i laurynas the full forecast h ving? that's harder now because of psoriatic arthritis. but you're still moved by moments like this. don't let psoriatic .arthritis take them aw taltz reduces joint pain and stiffness and helps stop the progression of joint damage. op fo with moderate to severe psoriasis,
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welcome back. father's day is here, of course. one father from southeast d.c. has a lot to celebrate today. youee, he and his son used to be homeless. >> yeah, but with the help fromi bright begins, a resource center that leon harris has highlighted in harris' roes, their lives have changed for the better. our aimee cho has this story ofh a 's journey. >> five, four, three, two, one! >> reporter: if you need someone you can count on, look no further than antoine robinson. the proud parent of this little guy, amir robinson, who just turned 3 a dfews ago. >> i was raised without a father. that made me press harder to raise my son to be the best he could be. >> reporter: you would never
guess from the smiles on theirt faces too long ago robinson and amir were homeless, moving around place to place. >> at times it got real hard. wnep getting rejected from jobs. a lot of turn dos. my son. tion was >> reporter: that's whey he cam to bright beginnings to take classes and luearn how to juggl being a parent, throwing the perfect pitch, putting together puzzles. he hopes to break stereotypes about southeast. >> people think fathers are not in their kids' life. >> reporter: eventually, robinson did so well in his parenting classes, bright beginnings hired him to do maintenance. he and amir are no longer homeless and when he is at work he makes it a point to help other fathers to be someone you can count on. >> i just want toe motiv and uplift any fathers that's in the community to do better because i know they can do what i'm doing
right now. porter: in southeast, amy cho-oyu, news4. >> robinson is a full-time student at uvc. >> he is thinking of majoring in facilities maintenance as well. >> wish him the best of luck there. yes. love to hear those father' day stories. positive father's day stories. happy father's day to all the dads out there. you know, on father's day i will say this. we grill a lot, right? like we go to work a little bit sometimes. y>> yeah. >> know, mother's day, you guys get to relax. >> do we? okay. >> you do. >> okay. >> we are out on the grill. you know, we're working. >> that's true. so he doesn't wa to grill. i was confused. >> i don't know what he is talking about. he didnoesn't want to grill. wahe doesn't to golf. >> justi te us what the forecast is going to be like. can you do that? >> since you don't want to do
anything today -- >> i don't want do anything. that's moudream. >> yhave three kids. you have to do something. >> they will be climbing all ovhr him. >> tat's exactly what's going to happen. since you don't want to do nything, stay inside. it's going to be nice for a good portion of the day. any of the dads that want to actually do something, grill, go play golf -- >> i walked right into th s one. >> you did. we havplenty of sunshine to start your day. now, notice the pbanner. weather alert. any of these storms that develop later on this afternoon could pack a little bit of a punch. it's warm right now. it's going to be warm through the day today.ee 89 deis the daytime high. so again through this morning showers west. it's becoming muggy out there throughout the morning. u most o dry through the middle part of the day and we could have a few scattered showersrm and thundersafter 2. i don't think everybody is going to see them, but we will have some out and about in the area. current temperatures right nowd 60s 70s. it's warm out there right now already. already build g humidity.
these are the showers west. look thousand they kind of dissipate as they t the appalachian mountains. a few showers may sneak over the mountains and wea could h a few in the shenandoah valley. they could get as far east as loudon county. we are watching that for this morning. that's not going to be the main onevent. latehis afternoon the main event as a frontal system is kind of stalled across the mid-atlantic and that is going to hang out all week long. each and every day this week we have showers and thunderstorms, at least a chance. :30 you can see a few showers trying to sneak over the mountains. just showers, light stuff. sunshine througho the middl pafrt day. after 2:00 we will see more thunderstorms develop. again heavy downpours. we are talking about damaging winds then maybe even some small hail. like i said, not everybody going to see it. see a 40% chance you may them around your area. i will keep a chance through late tonight, and we could have a lingering shower tomorrow
morning for that morningte commu one or two. that's about it. then we do it again tomorrow re with mo scattered showers and thunderstorms developing in the ternoon. again the best time for us isng goito be after 2:00 to about 6:00. a few showers lingering into the late night hours and even into the overnight. the biggest impacts will be than heavy ra and wind and again a small threat of hail. i do not think there is much threat of tornadicct aity. 91 tomorrow. it's going to be hot. here we go. 91 tomorrow. again, foos a morning shower, chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. hot on tuesday. haill humid. again with ace of scattered showers and thunderstorms. a little cooler on wednesday, but again still some rain possible. and even into thursday we will continue with rain chances. friday and saturday right now dry with more rain returning late next weekend. we've got moresew ♪ ♪ ♪ rhythm is a dancer ♪ it's a soul companion
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motive. a prince george's county family heartbroken this morning after a teenage boy is struck and killed by a car. it happened yesterday afternoon on church road and fairview vista drive. big day today. lonnie bunch will officially take over as the new secretary of the smithsoniano insti he will be the first african-americ to oversee all of the smithsonian's museums and parks. read more about had his accomplishments on our nbc washington app. >> he is a nice guy.ns congratulatio to him. a lot of dads getting outdo there g stuff today. what can we expect in the forecast? >> what are you doing today? >> i am going out to spend time with my family. >> good. >> who i love very much. >> good for you. got that in there. listen, whether you are heading out to maybe go golfing, the brewery, listen it's going to be nice tomorrow -- or tomorrow, today. we are talking about sunshine right now. maybe a few showers west of d.c.
as we go through the morning, and that's all it will be, a few light showers, shenandoah valley. scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon could pack a littlenit of a pu after 2:00. isolated shower tomorrow morning and another chance for showers and thunderstorms tomorrow ght. the reason we have chances of rain each and every day, a frontal system stalled across the area. >> we should be okay a little bit? >> at least the middle part of the day. keep eye to the sky after two. >> that does it for news4 today. thank you so much for joining us. 9:00.will be back here at unt take-off.
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