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long private ambulances will operate in d.c. today is a sad day for the hartford county sheriff's office as it prepares to bury one of its deputies. senior deputy patrick daly died in a shoot-out. he was shot and kimmed at the panera restaurant. the deputy mark mozdan was also killed. his funeral is sunday. brian mayhew is serving a life sense for killing someone in 2011. prosecutors say mayhew had someone killed who is testifying against him. lynette mundey is accused of stealing $1300 worth of fre
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prosecutors say she and four co-workers yount reported their income or reported no income at all plying for free lunches. she now faces theft and fraud charges. be sure to check the nbc washington app for updates. well, a flash in the night sky may have a lot of you talking this morning. the american meteor society said almost 50 people called them to report a fireball in the night sky. they received calls as far north as new jersey and as far as northern virginia in the south. according to reports, the fireball showed up as a bright green flash. >> a flash? okay, well, now we know what it is. >> we do? 4:31, our time right now. >> let's check in with storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. what do you think, chuck. >> do, do,
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time for sure. and it's how bright the object is as it goes across the sky. four things you need to know about the weather. first thing you need to know, there are icy patches out there. some of our neighborhoods are below freezing. so be careful for that. otherwise, finally a chance to dry out. all eyes on the weekend. it's going to be fantastic. i'll have your seven-day forecast at 4:51. highs today, pretty much close to average. 43 in gaithersburg. 49 in fredericksburg and 48 in downtown washington. again, we'll start talking about the return to school. we'll get the forecast and the seven-day coming up. moll li melissa mollet, how is the forecast? >> just southbound 50 crash out of the way, so police are leaving the scene now. beltway here at
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avenue, innerlooper, outer loop, top of the beltway is looking just fine. nice and dry and not seeing any rain. southbound 270 from 70 down to the spur going to take you 26 minutes this morning. no worries there. it is nice and clear. southbound also clear. remember to listen to our friend at wtop 105 fm in your car. 56 and 95 also nice and green no major worries there. i'll have a live look at 4:56. apple is fighting a judge's order. we're talking about the accused terrorist syed fa rooroomfaroom and his wife. is this a developing story, we'll continue to follow throughout the day, aaron. 4:33,r
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they're accused of admitting some violent robberies in the district now several suspect, out of jail and back into the community. this has the mayor's office angry about this. this video shows a robbery on h street at a cell phone store. investigators say 22-year-old roundelle mccloud and another man pointed a gun at a man and demanded money. mccloud was one of 13 arrested in a single week. but now he's out on bond. and so are at least three other suspects. the mayor's office says he wants this to change. >> the mayor knows when there's a gap in our system and someone repeatedly gets convicted and rearrested for a violent offense, we need to place the accountability around that individual. she has legislation to do this. >> now, mayor muriel bowser's legislation would keep repeat violent offenders behind bars
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>> the recent shooting in san bernardino and the attack in paris has created backlash among the muslim community. today, montgomery county officials hope to bridge the peace here at home. the county office of human rights is hosting a meeting at the community center in silver springs to talk about hate violence and the role of the interfaith community. is a family in the district wants answers after its dog was electrocuted outside of an apartment building. this happened in the van ness building. lakia had been bam la kennedy's best friend since she adopted her eight years ago. >> it looked like she slipped on the ice. and she actually went off of all fours on her right side and ended up over by a wall. >> this happened in a courtyard area which is now closed off as a hazard. in a statement to news4, the
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condolences to the dog's owner. equity residential said the incident was tied to a very unusual electrical issue. there was no exposed wire but a licensed electrician identified the wire inside the concrete that would be the issue. frightening tension right now in the far east. as u.s. flies four fighters over the south. take a look there we have video into the newsroom. this is to show force against north korea. no word from the north yet, but it will likely be deemed as a threat. this according to u.s. officials. also military officials say that the u.s. maintains an ironclad commitment to defense of south korea. back to you. it is now 4:36, turning to decision 2016, south carolina's gop primary is just three days away. all of the republican presidential candidates are now et
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meetings in south carolina. donald trump and ohio governor john kasich will be back-to-back prime time specials. and carson and marco rubio will appear at a cnn town hall in greenville. meanwhile, president obama is sounding off on donald trump. >> trump will not be president and the reason is i have a lot of faith in the american people. and i think they recognize that being president say serious job. >> donald trump is responding to the president's thoughts. we'll have more on that coming up with tracie potts who is live on capitol hill. a lot of kids are headed back to school and on time after yesterday's weather but will still have to bundle up. what they can expect at the bus stop at 4:41. and the kids have likely missed some school in the past months. will they have to make up for it. what we're learningab
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waiting to be valet parked at a hotel. she called officers a few hours later that tell them that she had the car but didn't remember stealing it. well, that extra snow day this week probably has you wondering if your child will have to spend extra time in school this year. we checked with several districts to see what they're doing about this, virginia, fairfax, arlington and prince williams and loudoun county all used eight snow days so far. they all have days built into the calendar. none is planning to make up days right now. alexandra, though, the school district plans to change two teacher work days to make up days. d.c. public schools are extending the school year by one extra day. maryland, montgomery county schools adding two days to the school year. prince george's has two school days to make up and is waiting unti
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waiting to see what we're going to do next. >> i'm looking at we're going to get more snow days, right? i've lived here long enough. 4:42, check bell. >> strange thing is, your birthday is in july. weather impact for you today, nice and low, low impact day, not just for today but the next couple of days are looking nice. a mix of clouds and sunshine. nice and quiet. bus stop forecast, there are one or two icy spots out there this morning. some of the quieter neighborhoods are on the look out. highs today, right above average, mid to upper 40s. so you'll need your winter coat, hat and scarf but leave all the extra layers of insulation at home. melissa mollet is here right now.
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outbound, no issues. quantico to the beltway going to take you 18 minutes at speed. 64 miles per hour. when i'm back, we'll take a big look at the beltway, all of the main routes into and out of town. aaron. decision 2016 heating up again but not just between the candidates. we told you what president obama had to say about donald trump. now, we hear from the donald. contract or no contract. talks in the talks, what we're learning about kirk 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;
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as americans, as parents. i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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it's not hosting a talk show, it's not a reality show. it's not promotion. it's not marketing. it's hard.
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on donald trump's candidacy. he said he doesn't think the reality star and former tv host will be president. nbc's tracie potts live on capitol hill with the back and forth and what's next as the gop candidates get ready for the south carolina primary. hey, tracie. >> yeah, president obama says the not going to happen. despite the fact that he's got a huge lead in the national polls and in south carolina where republicans are about to make their choice. so president obama says donald trump is not going to win and that he really doesn't understand what it's all about. it's not as though it's a reality show. and here is trump's response to that. >> this man has done such a bad job, he's set us back so far, and for him to say that is actually a great compliment, if you want to know the truth. >> next is south carolina for the republican which is we're watching
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ted cruz and marco rubio trying to battle it out for second. and could this be a last stand for jeb bush? his campaign is not nearly where he wanted it to be in terms of numbers. he insists he's going to take south carolina into nevada the following week. and the democratic primary in south carolina won't happen until next week. candidates bernie sanders and hillary clinton making the rounds. clinton holding a get out to vote event today. sanders is making his presence known in the south. the primary for the south carolina democrats set for february 27th. a murderous mother talked to news4 telling us she wants to change minds and save lives by keeping what happened to her son to ever happening again. he shot and killed his wife last october before killing himself. he was a d.c. protective
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his mother queen smith said it was after that she learned that her son had a history of violence against women. >> at some point, we got guilty of not paying attention. i'm guilty of it, you're guilty of it, we just get caught up. >> sullivan said antoine's father was abusive and took his own life when he was very young. you can hear what she's doing now to stop violence on the nbc washington and the app, be sure to search changing minds. a community in loudoun county is mourning after a teenager was killed in a car crash. virginia state police said the car was heading west on route 7 near hidden gap road. the driver of that car 18-year-old geneva owens died at the scene. police are trying to figure out what caused the crash.
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a relative man is plead nothing contest to perjury charges. leslie engleton appeared in court tuesday. engleton is a relative of lloyd welsh. engleton will face up to ten years in prison. she and kathryn lyon vanished from a mall. their bodies were never found. a swimming coach in southern maryland is facing child pornography charges. andre barben was arrested last friday after police searched his home. we're told police found evidence of that on his computer inside his home. the assistant coach is now fulfilling that role. we're also learning new information about an attack on a former marine here in washington. d.c. police say he was
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at a mcdonald's last friday. marquez told police four teenagers came up to him and asked him if, quote, black lives matter, and called him a racist. one of the teens hit him in the face with a handgun and stole his wallet. d.c. police are reviewing surveillance video of this assault. the fight to get better wages for contract workers at reagan national airport will get a little star power. there have been reports of intimidation and illegal surveillance of workers. glover will meet with workers to discuss wages and help them fight for $15 an hour and the right to form a union. students and parents are rallying in fairfax county for more money for schools. this after county executive ed long repealed his 2017 budget proposal. the $4 billion budget aims to make up for a $93 million gap. it increases spending by more than 4%.
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increase for homeowners would average about $300 a year will actually get nearly 3% more funding. but the school superintendent says they need twice as much or the music, language and sports programs could be cut. today, fifa's sepp blatter is back at an appeals hearing. a verdict is expected later this week. this morning, we're learning kirk cousins and the redskins are talking about a contract. there were reports that the side has cut off those discussions yesterday. the team could give him the franchise tag which would be worth about $20 million. >> talk about a pay drop. >> he earned last season. what are we going to do now. >> 20 million bucks,
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to me. >> yeah, i'll take a little of that even. >> back to reality here. >> well, no one is going to pay me for the kind of weather we've been enduring the last months. unfortunately, but fortunately, the winter has been warmer than usual. december was super warm. >> so nice, december. >> 11 1/2 degrees warmer than average. and since then, we've certainly turned a little on the colder side. january finished up one degree below average. there's warmer weather for the weekend. average high is climbing again up to 48 degrees now. we'll be right around average for today. temperatures near 48 for a high this afternoon. a couple of cold days. tomorrow is going to be the coldest day of the next couple, for sure. highs only in upper 40s, and all es
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days this weekend. that will be awesome. right now, a few spots below freezing. manassas, 25, culpepper, this. fredericksburg, 28. there could be one or two pockets of black ice on the roads this morning. we haven't had anything in the way of rain or snow come out of the sky since about noon time yesterday. be on the lookout. there could be a patch or two of ice first thing this morning that's the reason that school districts are on delay. planning out your day, temperatures staying in the 30s from 9:00 or 10:00 this morning. low 40s by 11:00 a.m. a mix of clouds and sunshine coming your way. no chance for rain. could be breezy at times. temperatures mid to upper 40s. going out for your dinner plans. evening plans. temperatures near 40 early this evening. dropping back to the chilly 30s, 8:00, 9:00 tonight. here's the way future weath
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here's that clump of clouds, any rain chances which are slim might be down far southern maryland that's it. it will be cold by tomorrow morning. temperatures back in the 20s and a chilly day coming our way. here's the way storm team 4 radar is picking it up. rain drops across parts of southern virginia now. they're grazing the lower parts of the bay. i couldn't rule out an isolated drop or two for that area. by and large, don't need to worry about anything, tomorrow on the cold side. highs tomorrow, mostly in mid to upper 30s. but the warmer weather returns just in time for your weekend. 48 today, 39 tomorrow. 44 on friday. again, look at how dry it is, all the way through the weekend and into early next week. next chance for rain or snow worth watching, that comes in on tuesday. check out that weekend, mel slays mollett, short and t-shirt weather,so
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that's like bathing suit weather for me. i don't care. anywhere above 55. innerloop getting by. and outer looper at university one right lane getting by. 395 south after seminary getting through on the left. that hangs around a little long in the morning. that's going to last until 8:00. 270 at father hurley boulevard, don't have any problems north or southbound. beltway at central avenue also looking quite good here. no problems on the innerloop or uter loop of the beltway. nation and dry. very different than what we're seeing. no rain, no snow, we'll take it here this morning. on top of the beltway, those rain routes rolling along just fine. thank, melissa. happening today, pope francis continues his historic trip to mexico but not before getting upset at a recent event. find out what
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the new head of the prince george's county police department is starting the job with a lot on his plate. internally chief hank sa winsky will work on the upper ranks of the police department. he says the police department must reflect the community in order to be effective. h
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pornography case in the school system. that winsky said they're working every day with that case. >> they're busy working with everybody else and the finances because that will tell us if there are additional systems outdated that we're not aware of. >> the prince george's council unanimously confirmed him as chief of police. pope francis making two big stops in mexico. first on his stop, the town of juarez known as the murder capital of the world. just last week, 39 people died in a riot at the prison. >> i think he's going to call on american catholics, americans in general, americans of goodwill to recognize their brothers and sisters and immigrants coming into the border. >> the pope has delivered messages in the past for countries to welcome immigrants and refugees. el paso,
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broadcast the mass to 30,000 people at the sun bowl at the university of texas. pope francis had a long trip including a stop in cuba before he arrived in mexico. take a look at this video of a fan getting overly excited and nearly tipping over the pope. you see the swiss guard trying to sort of pull him back. the pope was not too happy. you could see that on his face and told the person to be more patient. well, you may be able to get your hands on a new iphone as early as next month. apple release event for the new four-inch iphone 5se is scheduled for march 15th. tech experts say the phone may be available three days after that. the iphone is rumored to be small and curvy and have an upgraded camera. >> announcer: "news4 today" starts now. >> that was

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