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i'm tracking windchill temperatures right now in the single digits and teens with windy conditions. but colder air moves in for the weekend. i'll have the update coming up. and at the live desk we are watching the cdc director taking questions on capitol hill right now on the zika virus. parents can voice their concerns. i'm barbara heiress son with the latest on the arrest of a school volunteer accused of child pornography on school grounds. and hillary clinton's big endorsement just ahead of the
tonight's big democratic debate. news 4 midday starts right now. we start with the school arrest. a new lawsuit claims the principal knew about the abuse by a school aide and did nothing to stop it. police say 22-year-old deonte carraway may have abused up to 30 children. this is a case that shocked the community with many parents left with questions. tonight though parents and students will have a chance to get some answers at a meeting at the school. molette green reports. >> reporter: children are taught to trust the adults in the classroom, so what happens now after prince george's county police identify nearly a dozen abused inside judge sylvania woods elementary thin gasoline arrest deny. >> you have to talk to your children about what is going on and making sure that they understand that they're not at fault. >> reporter: prince george's
carraway. a lawsuit says carraway, a school volunteer, pulled a 9-year-old boy out of class a multiple occasions to persuade him to participate in sex acts in various parts of the school. videotaped it and shared it on social media site. >> when you send your babies, our babies, to our school system, it is our job to make sure they're safe. >> i like many of you were shocked, appalled, disgusting and disheartened by the allegations that a former prince george's county employee harmed students. >> reporter: police say they found about 40 videos showing victims ages 9 to 13 performing sex acts with each other or alone. carraway has reportedly confessed to childpornographer. police and the fbi are l
could up to 30 possible victims in this situation. the parents of course understandably have a lot more questions about this and they will get some answers tonight at 6:30 during a school meeting inside the cafeteria. the thumb to call to report any incidents that you suspect is 301-618-8342. at this meeting tonight, parents are hopefully going to get a lot of answers to their questions. you should know the school principal has been removed from her position accused of not taking action right away. we have also heard from the prince george's county school board chair about this vowing to work with parents and the school system so that this will never happen again. we're live in glenarden this morning. molette green, news 4. right now metro is holding a board meeting and on theed a jen
trains. transportation reporter adam tuss is live tweeting from that meeting so follow him @adamtuss. the trains came within 150 feet of each other near the smithsonian station last wednesday. this happened after one train reportedly ran a red signal on the tracks. metro operator had to stop the train remotely from the transit system's control center. luckily no one was hurt. amelia, it is cold out there. >> to say the least. look at these windchill temperatures. it's dealing about 3 degrees in gaithersburg and 13 in manassas as we head into the afternoon hours. and we continue to track windy conditions. it will only feel like temperatures are warming into the mid to upper teens today. so when the kids are getting off the bus, about 18 degrees walking the dog this evening feeling only about 16. now, this is just the beginning of the cold. it will stick around through saturday and sunday. coming up in ten minute, i'll let you know what the windchills
it will only feel worse. happening right now, a hearing at the senate on the zika virus and proposed funding to fight it. president obama is asking congress for nearly $2 billion to help get ready to fight the virus that can cause severe birth defects. dr. fauci from nih testified and he says researchers are already working on a vaccine thanks to funding in the past. >> all we've done already is to take that same plasma, pull out the west nile gene, stick in the zika gene and now you have the beginning of a vaccine. so it really is a testimony to having the experience of continued years of support in trying to respond to this. >> this morning brazil's health minister said brazil and the u.s. are teaming up to work on a vaccine. the white house says the money it requested would go for mosquito control, training
programs and lab capacity to continue to test the virus. this morning the medical director of the international olympic committee said everything that can be done is being done this response to fears about zika in brazil. there have been thousands of cases of the birth defects linked to zika there. athletes have started expressing concerns with the olympics only a few months away. the u.s. olympic committee says it's hir)s thousand c
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today marks day one of our cold snap. it will feel like temperatures are in the teens with windy conditions. lighter winds for him means it's feeling a little warmer, but still cold. tomorrow afternoon temperatures will feel like they're in the 20s. coldest on saturday during the day with windchills in the single dipping its. and then on sunday, windchill temperatures will be in the single digits and teens throughout the day. you're walking forecast for this evening, 5:00, temperature around 29. partly to mostly sunny skies. and feeling like temps are in the teens. winds start to diminish toward 7:00, 8:00. still breezy with a temperature of 26 degrees. tomorrow, some flurries in the forecast. i'll have more on th i
minutes. right now d.c. police are looking for two young men accused of sexually assaulting a woman this southeast washington. officers say the men approached the woman on monday around 6:15 on alabama avenue near 13th street southeast and attacked her. there is a reward for anyone that provides information that leads to an arrest. stwloo poli police in england needed recent help to catch a suspect. you can see police following the suspect on the run and a man casually sticks out his right leg tripping that person. police were able to make the arrest and that civilian is now being called a hero. i love it. just love it. the standoff in oregon could be in its final hours. >> last remained armed occupiers are ready to give up. more after the break.
i lead the 11 o'clock news with stories of gun violence. and like many of you, my family
lived through the beltway sniper crisis. in congress, i'll fight to expand background checks on guns and ammunition, ban assault weapons, and mandate gun safety locks, because too many kids die from accidental shootings. let's show the nra we're not afraid of them; as democrats, as americans, as parents. i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
we're watching the situation in oregon with the remainor ranchers in a standoff set to surrender at anytime, this after a confrontation with the fooik yesterday. cliven bundy was also arrested, but not clear how that's ekt canned to the is anoff. occupiers plan to turn themselves in only if they are
and member of the billy graham evangelistic association. when they do, we'll bring to you here. right now in hear land, the harford county sheriff is holding a news conference about the two harford county deputies that were killed in the line of duty. the first deputy responded to a panera for reports of a customer acting strange. witnesses say when the deputy sat down, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot him in the head. the man ran off and got into a shoot-out with other police. that's when a second deputy was killed along with the suspect. a motive for the shooting is still unclear. governor hogan released a statement saying the death of two harford county sheriff's deputies is nothing less than absolutely heartbreaking. we'll have more on the sheriff's news conference later in this newscast. d.c. police are investigating a homicide that happened close to the anacostia neighborhood library. police say a manas
of u place southeast. happened around 4:00 yesterday afternoon. that man later died at the hopt. police have not the given a suspect description at this point. fairfax county police are looking for two stabbing suspects who may have fled in a car, possibly a blue honda or toyota. they say a 19-year-old was stabbed around 2:00 wednesday afternoon in spring field. police say he later died. investigators think this was not a random attack. today the d.c. council will hear a bill that affects anybody who may have to take family leave. the proposal would require private employers to provide 12 weeks of paid family leave. the benefits would be funded by 1% payroll tax. if the bill passes, it would be one of the most of his generous leave plans in the country. amelia, when will the warm-up start? >> we'll start to see warmer air move back in to the air on monday for president's day. but tomorrow, another cold day. at l t
bad. but look at the temperatures at bus stop. 19 degrees. and plend ty of clouds around f your friday. mid day hours tomorrow, temperatures in the mid-20s. and we'll hit a high temperature of 34 at about 3:00 in the afternoon. tomorrow evening if you have plans for your friday night, we could be tracking some snow showers and flurries moving through the area. that could drop down a coating. but under an inch, but just a heads up there, flurries possible on saturday, as well. right now winds gusting to almost 30 miles an hour. two of the most popular places to adopt pets in the district are now joining forces. the washington humane society and washington animal rescue league have merged. they will operate five facilities this d.c. and roll out a new name in the coming weeks. together the groups will be able to protect and take care of 60,000 animals each year. >> the first major city in th
programs and services for animals and the people who care for them are housed and led from a single combined organization p. >> combined those groups have a 90% save right for homeless and unwanted animals and also offer classes on behavior issues. are you spending enough on your sweetheart? after the break, we're tracking the big valentine's day spenders. and don't to get, you can always catch news 4 midday from anywhere. you just need your smartphone or tablet.
a former government employee asked us to check out a possible scam. we did. what we found was a wind fall for thoughts of area residents. the phone rings. it's good news. the caller claims bob's wife is owed money from a class action settlement. >> my first reaction was this is a scam. >> reporter: who wouldn't think that. i've spent years warning viewers to be aware of unsolicited calls or e-mails that claim you're a winner. >> who is calling, please? >> reporter: the caller said she was from a company that administers claims for class action lawsuits and that n. bob's wife case, she's owed money from unpaid overtime when she was an employee at the state department. >> i started this october of 1977. >> reporter: cheryl did work there. >> and it
baltimore. >> so 100% legitimate. >> reporter: the chief operating officer tells us that close to 5,000 metro d.c. retired and current department of state employees are owed money as a result of the settlement, but close to 20% still have not claimed their money. >> whatever money is still left in the queue -- >> reporter: now time to tell them the good news. >> so we did
we found out that this is legitimate. it is not a scam. >> wow. thank you. >> do you want me to tell me how much you're getting back is this. >> absolutely. >> $5,000. >> wow. >> oh, my gosh. in fantastic. that's great. we can certainly use it. >> reporter: the company tells us that it does have problems convincing people that they truly are getting money back. >> we're like santa claus all year. >> reporter: but in the end when they do can away, the windfall can be huge. bottom line, always better to be skeptical whenever anyone calls you like this out of the blue. always call the agency directly to verify they are who they say they are. i'm susan hogan, news 4. and we put a link to more information from the company issuing the settlement money on our nbc washington app. just search retirement settlement. >> i'm really happy for them. that is so cool. >> a great time to get $5,000. >> anytime is a good time.
coldest air we've melt felt in and it will be with us through sunday. with the winds today, it feels like temperatures are in the teens. floor cloud more clouds tomorrow. and winds pick back up on saturday. windchills in the single digits. valentine's day breezy and cold, a high of 23. and then monday into tuesday, tracking the chance of some rain/snow and potentially some ice. new information coming if right now. and i'll have the latest on that system monday and tuesday in ten minutes. there is a good chance that you'll be able to go to a different kind of sporting event in d.c. next year.owner of the capitals, wizards and mystics is in serious toe
if they do sign this, they could start playing at the verizon center next year. arena football is not quite the same as pro or college football. mostly because it's played on a field half the size. here is a pro football story for you. we're talking about the star of the super bowl again. peyton manning made an appearance on the "tonight show" last night. >> i can remember 18 years ago like calling the night before the draft, guess, what the colts are going to draft me number one tomorrow. >> that was manning talking with his brother eli's reaction dirpg the super bo during the super bowl victory. the brothers are now tied with two championships each. i still want the answer. i still want to know. why? >> maybe he was thinking about something else. but kind of hard when the rest of the family was all over the place jumping
accepts sch accep century ago. a team detected one of thieves waves. some say the feat ranks right up there with galileo taking a telescope to look at the planets. right now a vote to keep your access to the internet relatively cheap. lawmakers could pass a bill preventing state and local governments from taxing your access. if the bill passes, it will go to the president's desk next. and now to decision 2016 where bernie sanders and hillary clinton will face off tonight in their second one-on-one debate. >> there is only one candidate that stands shoulders above the others. and her name is hillary rodham clinton. >> clinton goes in tonight's contest with a new endorsement. just minutes ago, congressional black caucus threw their support
of state. clinton is also leading the south carolina polls. tracie potts shows us where all the candidates stand in the paul m palmetto state. >> reporter: with chris christie and carly fiorina out, it's a smaller field now in south carolina. this next primary could make or break jeb bush or hub. marco rubio. >> the question is what kind of person to you want behind the big desk. >> reporter: john kasich says he'll try not to go negative. >> i'm not going to let somebody pound me. i have a right to be able to defend myself. >> reporter: ted cruz is counting on the state's evangelical voters. >> the men and women of south carolina, i believe want a consistent conservative. >> reporter: but donald trump has led every poll here in the last six months. in clemson, he hammered hillary clinton and her stunning loss in new hampshire. >> honestly, women don't like her will, men don't like her. take a look at what is happening to her. >> reporter: black lawmakers are coming to clinton's rescue. the congressional black caucus
zhou carolina with large african-american population. >> the people in south carolina are angry and they want a candidate that reflects that. >> reporter: could that be bernie sanders? >> the revolution is possible. you are the revolution. >> reporter: fresh off stephen colbert last night, he's courting carolina vote respect. he will face off with hillary clinton in a debate tonight. sander has collected $5.2 million this donations, small ones as he often likes to say, just since winning that primary. tracie potts, nbc news. >> and here's what we know so far about the storm system we're keeping a close eye on monday and tuesday. again, this is very preliminary and we'll get much more detail as we at the tiget close thor. but right now, we'll have warmer temperatures. largely the 30s and the 40s. precip looks likely about a 100% chance that we're dealing with n,
tuesday. and right now, the system looks to have minor to moderate impacts on the area. potentially some snow arriving mainly later in the day on monday, transitioning to a period of a wintry mix that includes ice and possibly ending as rain. veronica and doug will have much more at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. and before we get there, it's all about the cold. he may be well into his 90s, but that's not stopping prosecutors from putting a former auschwitz guard on trial. he faces 170,000 counts of accessory to murder. the 94-year-old is being accused of serving in the nazi death camp. he says he served in part of the camp that had no gassing. an auschwitz survivor who is also 94 years old is scheduled to testify today. this morning we're working to learn how a baby boy died after being left at home. the bby
within left home alone in northwest yesterday morning. the baby was rushed to the hospital after a sibling called 911 for help. the other children are all under the age of ten. right now the kids are in the care of d.c. child and family servic services. d.c. police are questioning their mother. prince william county is looking for a new police chief. steve hudson announced yesterday that he will retire at the end of next month. he has been part of the police department for 34. the deputy chief will serve as acting police chief until a new leader is found. d.c. police are investigating a number of car break-ins at howard university. over the past several weeks, several cars have been broken into on and around campus. howard university is reminding you not to leave personal items if plain view inside your cars. you should also avoid parking in isolated and dark areas. cruise ship horror stories. passengers
right now that is the royal caribbean anthem of the seas sitting there back at its new jersey port.the cruise set sail into a natuightmare. janet shamlian has more from the angry passengers. >> reporter: this morning one of the world's largest and newest cruise ships, the anthem of the sea, is finally back in port. ship's reputation bruised and battered after sailing directly into a powerful storm. three days before their scheduled arrival, passengers couldn't wait to get off the anthem of the seas when it docked. >> i want to kiss the ground. >> reporter: vacationers describe it as terrifying. >> probably the scariest day of my entire life. >> the cruise from hell. >> reporter: 30-foot seas and winds of more than 150 miles per hour. and they were right in the
>> i feared for my life. >> the movie titanic, saying good-bye for the last time that's what we felt like. >> it was amazing. >> reporter: shattered glass and kroe overturned furniture. passengers told to shelter in their rooms. at the height of the storm, the massive vessel lifting as much as 45 degrees. >> you don't come back from that. >> reporter: the remainder of the cruise was canceled and on monday at the turned around. >> we were supposed to be on an island today. i would say it ruined my vacation a little bit. >> reporter: cathey say we needo do better. the vessel was met by the coast guard and won't be allowed to sail again until it's deemed safe. royal caribbean is promising full refouunds and credit towara
me back on a cruise ship. it could be easier for you to install life saving equipment in your office or apartment building in d.c. -- or if d.c.'s mayor gets her way. mayor bmuriel bowser is championing a bill. many medical experts say aeds bring people back from the dead giving step by step instructions on how to place electrodes on to an unconscious patient and delivering shocks only if they're needed. it's what saved alexander when cpr didn't work after he collapsed at his gym. >> just physical manipulation wasn't sufficient. and the aed, defib rillatordefi brought me back to life. >> you can hear more about his story tonightn
we will stay windy in the afternoon, but at least we'll have partly to mostly sunny skies. but when you factor in the winds, this is what it will feel like. 5:00, only feeling about 17 degrees. typically in time of year we'd anticipate normal high temperature to be somewhere in the 40s. so date night, we'll get back to that. feels like temperatures through saturday and sunday, so friday feeling like temperatures are in the 20s. tomorrow with a lighter wind. it's then the very windy on saturday. and with that, it will feel like temps are in the single
throughout the entire day. the coldest time period will be sunday morning. i'll have more on that coming up in a little bit. your car might be recalled for the tee if he cdefective ta bags. volkswagen and bmw is recalling about 850,000 vehicles. the problem of course can be deadly. it's been linked to ten deaths so far. we've seen record low gas prices in recent months and analysts say prices could soon fall again. those low prices are giving people's wallet as break and believe it or not, helping schools reallocate money. blake mccoy has more. >> reporter: lois cooks has been driving school buses in illinois for 26 years. but this year, her bus and the 353 others in th
school district will saving money. cheap gas means transportation is coming in half a million dollars under budget. >> we're absolutely thrilled that we can save this money and put it back into the classroom where it belongs. >> reporter: almost every state in the country is now averaging gas below $2 a gallon. a handful of states below $1.50. and drivers today in tiny jet democratic more, kansas, 99 wenwen cents per gallon. >> did you ever think you'd see that? >> just about as possible as the cubs winning the world series. >> reporter: the glut of oil on the market hasn't been good news for oil rich north dakota where the economy is shrinking. or texas. 50,000 oil and gas jobs were lost last year. more layoffs expected. but for drivers all across america -- >> it's given me more
opportunities to travel. >> reporter: the oil bust is giving americans a we deserved break. blake mccoy, he will begin, illinois. >> so some good news. after the break, new information on those two maryland sheriff deputies killed it in the line of duty. and today's wind will take your breath away. a look at how long the bone chilling weather will last.
breaking news. we now know the names of the two senior sheriff deputies killed. patrick daly was a 0 year veteran and mark a 16 year veteran. yesterday one of the sheriff's deputies responded to a panera where a customer was acting strange. that customer shot the deputy in the head. he fled the restaurant and got a into a shoot-out with another deputy in which they both died. in his team of graeof grief, th sheriff's office says support has been tremendous. >> law enforcement turned out in such ter refrk numbrific number yesterday. a brotherhood that is unmatched in anything i've experienced that we needed help and in our time of need, the response was
overwhelming. >> flags are at half-staff in office. now to a developing story out in oregon. after more than 40 days, the tak standoff may be coming to an end. here is a report on the fbi he effort to convince the four remain to go surrender. >> reporter: the standoff could be in its final hours. they intend to turn themselves on later on this morning. behind me, you see one of several road blocks leading to the national wildlife refuge. so far it's been relatively quiet this morning.feel four remaining occupiers said that they were prepared to leave. nevada lawmaker, evangelical franklin graham and ammon bundy's lawyers are expected to meet the
checkpoint this morning. tensions were high last night after the fbi surrounded the camp site. federal agents say one of the protesters went outside of the barricade and no shots were fired. today marks day 41 of the occupation. and again, expectation is it could be over. the occupiers intend to turn themselves in this morning. kyle iboshi, nbc news. new this morning, the zika virus has now killed three people in brazil, according to health officials there. they say the deaths happened last year. right now there is a hearing on capitol hill to talk about fighting the disease. dr. fauci from the national institutes of health said they're already working on a vaccine, but it could be hard to test it. >> if there are no infections around, which is exactly what we saw when we got to that point with the ebola vaccine, just
we were getting ready to do the de definite tirial, there were no new cases. so we weren't able to definite i havely show is it works. >> president obama is requesting $1.8 billion from congress to help fight the zika virus. right now look at those temperatures. this is what it feels like outside. amelia, will the windchill be a problem through the weekend? >> absolutely. look at how it will feel on sunday morning. a bit breezy at that point. temperatures very cold on their open, but even when you factor in a little bit of wind sunday morning, it will feel about 8 below potentially in washington, 10 below it in gaithersburg and 5 below this winchester. of course on sunday, we have valentine's day. if you have plans to head out saturday night or sunday night, definitely want to bundle to the max saturday night. it will be windy with
above. sunday night windchills the not as bad, but still ranging 10 to 15 greedegrees. flurries possible later tomorrow and into saturday. and a chance of rain and snow on hone monday and tuesday. we never give up on finding the right home for every child we feature on wednesday's child. today we want to introduce you to jayden. you may remember meeting him under a christmas tree in 2014. below this christmas angel is a little angel who is in need of a permanent loving family. jayden can't say words. he can't walk. and his vision is only minimal. but he loves to interact with people who care.
would greatly benefit from growing up in a home with loving parents. >> he entered care in 2011 due to a traumatic brain injury when he was a little over a year old. >> reporter: he is and handsome boy that enjoys interaction with others. jayden seemed to like the bright colored ornaments and lights on the tree. >> and we'll follow the light when he sees it. and he loves sounds. >> reporter: he especially enjoyed the sounds made by toys like this. he listened closely and then had the biggest smile. social workers are hoping to find a family that would enjoy bringing smiles to jayden's life. his social worker says there is a assistance available to help a family with many of his needs. jayden seemed to want to say he was enjoying our time together. >> you can say
such a really nice boy. >> if you have room in your home and your heart for jayden are or another child who is still waiting, please call 1-88-to-adopt-me. or search wednesday's child on nbcwashington.com. the name change coming to burger king. take a look at this video. we'll tell you what was this those packages that should have been handled with a whole lot more care.
happening in d.c.'s music scene. this morning we have social media editor brittany johnson to tell you about it. >> d.c.'s most iconic club is getting its own tv show on pbs called live at 9:30. it will feature live performances and other entertainment. it's a 12 episode series and starts in april. more details on our site under the scene. take a look at this video. a u.p.s. guy caught on camera tossing a package over this fence here. into this yard. careless delivery. doesn't even look back. u.p.s. says that they aare investigating the guy who looks more like he is practicing a throw rather than delivering
mail. back to you. >> i'd like to toss him straight over that fence. >> i wonder kathleen matthews: too many nights, i lead the 11 o'clock news with stories of
gun violence. and like many of you, my family lived through the beltway sniper crisis. in congress, i'll fight to expand background checks on guns and ammunition, ban assault weapons, and mandate gun safety locks, because too many kids die from accidental shootings. let's show the nra we're not afraid of them; as democrats, as americans, as parents. i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
sglifs saying earlier today on facebook and twitter, most word used for sunday, cold. at least we'll keep it dry. maybe flurries later tomorrow and then throughout the day saturday that could produce a coating. monday and tuesday, keeping a close eye on a storm system that could bring a rain/snow mix. we'll have new information coming in. but you can see also during that time period, we finally start to warm back up. normal high this time of year, 46 degrees. feeling like teenteens, though,s afternoon. any like the heart on there. >> are you ready? >> i'm ready. that's it for news 4 midday oig. we're back on air this afternoon
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