Skip to main content

tv   News4 Today  NBC  March 6, 2016 9:00am-10:01am EST

9:00 am
rain for the next few days and you have 70 degree temperatures to look forward to temperature lauryn ricketts is here to tell us about that. >> let's talk about those 70 degree temperatures. not today. todays will still be around the 50 degree hark. but each day we're itting a little bit better. today around 50 and we improve from there. a very quiet workweek. not a lot of hiccups this the "7-day forecast." we don't have any rain until the end of the workweek. even though it looks like it will rain outside this morning. but we will have decreasing clouds. a quiet weather week and we're still on track for 70s. right now we're at 40 degrees here in d.c. 39 in maenassas. so a cool and cloudy start. but also dry conditions. now, we are going to warm up as we've been saying, we'll let you know how warm and how far into the 70s we will get coming up on that seven day. story developing right now, d.c. police are
9:01 am
a man was shot on columbia road but he was found at euclid and 16th streets around 10:00 last night. we're still waiting for an update on the victim's condition. still no word on any possibles is pekts ies is pekts s is pekts uspects. now to decision 2016. a big weekend for the candidates. ted cruz, bernie sanders and donald trump each racked up two primary wins. hillary clinton also took home a win. chris pollone breaks it all down and has the current delegate count. >> reporter: on super saturday, texas senator ted cruz visited the winner's circle first, picking up 17 delegates in kansas and 12 more in maine. >> i think the combination of super tuesday election results, the last two debates together has been more and more unifying republicans behind our campaign and that is a very, very encouraging sign. >> reporter: cruz picking up a symbolic win, too, in the straw
9:02 am
poll at cpac , the annual gathering of conservatives in washington. cpac is usually a key stop for republicans hoping to win the nomination, but donald trump is playing by his own rules. fresh off his win in louisiana, trump skipped the contest to campaign in florida where a big county of delegates is up for grabs in just ten days. >> i've taken more questions from reporters than any human being maybe that has ever lived. >> reporter: in a late night news conference, trump says it's time for the republican field to thin. >> marco rubio had a very very bad night and personally i'd call for him to drop out of the race. >> reporter: marco rubio brushed off that suggestion. democrat bernie sanders was hoping to pick up some momentum on super saturday entering the day with half the delegates of hillary clinton. he won the kansas and nebraska caucuses, but clinton had a resounding win in louisiana and has her sights set on michigan. >> we have to win this election. and we all know, we all know the stakes keep getting higher.
9:03 am
and the rhetoric we're hearing from the other side keeps sinking lower. >> reporter: sunday more delegates on the line, republicans have a primary in puerto rico and democrats caucus in maine. with contests in hawaii, idaho, mississippi and michigan following on tuesday. chris pollone, nbc news, new york. donald trump says if elected, he would relax the torture laws in order to fight terrorism. >> hard to be successful in beating someone, when your rules are very soft and their rules are unlimited, they can do whatever they want to do. >> trump seemed to reverse his stance on torture after being criticized by top national security experts. he previously called for killing the families of violent extremists and bringing back waterboarding. trump says he would use every legal power to fight terrorism.
9:04 am
without violating international law. and coming up, chuck todd will provide his analysis on super saturday results, also today on the show he will have former presidential candidate mitt romney and actor kevin spacey who played president frank underwood on the "house of cards". that's at 10:30. hard truths and revelations from the metro general manager this morning. it's been 90 days since paul wiedefeld took the job and he's released a letter. derrick ward is live to break it down for us. >> reporter: good morning. well, three months has been sufficient time for him to get a good assessment of where the system is and where it 23450edn go and as tough love in this open letter that some things needed include a shakeup at the to
9:05 am
here is to restore riders faith in the safety of the system. trust. and not just the infrastructure safety, but safety in the passenger car itself. among the folks who ride. and that is just as important as making the bus, trains an parra transit run on time. but he also noted that to do this will require money. track work and infrastructure but also other expenses. and what that means is a capital improvement. and that will take more money. so what he's looking at, there will be a combination of passenger fare increases and increases in subsidy every year for the next ten years. about 6%. that will sting a little bit, but he says metro also has to be restructured in terms of its own management. the executive team. so a top to bottom scouring for this is going to be needed all the while keeping the buses and trains running on time. one of the new changes today, last t
9:06 am
those paper fare cards. it's all about the smartrip now. you can still trade them in for whatever money you've got left. derrick ward, news 4. let's talk about low gas prices. we've all been enjoying them no doubt. but they are starting to have an effect on some virginia communities. the problem is millions in lost revenues tied to a regional mass transit tax. that tax helps communities pay for additional road and transportation projects. the freelance star reporting that revenue shrunk significantly last year due to the low gas prices. figures show more than $4.5 million lost for fredericksburg, stafford and spotsylvania. a bomb shell this morning. nbc sports says peyton manning will announce his retirement tomorrow at a news conference. according to an espn report, smani manning will announce his retirement on monday in denver. he has been toying with the idea of coming back to the nfl
tv-commercial
9:07 am
peyton manning there's tire as the nfl all-time leader will in pass touchdowns, pass yards and quarterback wins. yeah, he's pretty good. coming up, taking a fire truck for a joy ride. the red engine thieves that slammed into parked cars and left a mess in someone's front yard. apple's battle with the fbi over a locked iphone is bringing new attention to security. why many police departments say that they are fighting for key evidence. did you know there's a cough liquid that lasts for twelve hours? try delsym® twelve hour cough liquid. its advanced formula releases powerful medicine that acts fast while its extended release medicine lasts for 12 hours. try delsym®. while its extended release medicine lasts for 12 hours. for a cup of coffee just because you're a woman. so why does congress think it's ok that women get paid 20% less than a man for doing the same job? i'll fight for pay equity, to protect planned parenthood, choice for women, and expand paid and family leave.
9:08 am
as a women's agenda. more proof that we just need more women in congress. i'm kathleen mathews and i approve this message. i do everything on the internet. but it's kind of slow. my friends said i should get fios because it's the fastest... i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better. (man) we're out of 2%. i wonder what else could be better around here? (man) i heard that. now get our best offer ever. super fast 100 meg internet,
9:09 am
ith no annual contract. 100 meg speeds at a price this good? fios can do that. cable just can't. switch to better. switch to fios that lasts for twelve hours? try delsym® twelve hour cough liquid. its advanced formula releases powerful medicine that acts fast while its extended release medicine lasts for 12 hours. try delsym®. it's 9:09. developing right now in iraq, a suicide truck bombing has left 45 people dead and 65 hurt. police officers say 39d civilians were killed also and the rest were security forces. a
9:10 am
man and his daughter as his plane because about to crash land. the plane last engine power in farming dale, new york. the man deployed the parachute and the two dropped to the ground next to anvil buildi ind building. no one was hurt. a stolen fire truck mash smashed in to cars and houses. this is in ireland. two people stole the rig from a fire station and crashed in to a number of parked car, left debris everywhere. it ended up in someone's front yard. amazingly no one was hurt, but the truck was seriously damaged. let's take a look outside right now. we have some clouds that just won't go away. but there is good news on the way. it will start feeling more like spring this week. how long you will to wait before it's 70 degrees out and what might be the best day to wash your car. a campus community is on edge after a reported sexual assault. the disturbing
9:11 am
try a flaky filet-o-fishlook on mcdonald's mcpick 2 menu! made with sustainably sourced fish, a big mac made with 100% beef, chicken mcnuggets made with white meat, or a quarter pounder with cheese seared on the grill. pick any 2 for $5 bucks. ♪ bada ba ba ba
9:12 am
i do everything on the internet. but it's kind of slow. my friends said i should get fios because it's the fastest... i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better. (man) we're out of 2%. i wonder what else could be better around here? (man) i heard that. now get our best offer ever. super fast 100 meg internet, plus tv & phone for just $69.99 a month online with no annual contract. 100 meg speeds at a price this good? fios can do that. cable just can't. switch to better. switch to fios
9:13 am
i'll see you at home. the egg mcmuffin. made with a fresh cracked egg and real butter. only at mcdonald's. i'm lovin it. students and staff at the university of maryland are on edge after a report of a sexual assault. officials sent out a campus-wide alert. it happened early saturday morning inside an apartment on fordham lane. the woman who is not a student woke up to find a man assaulting
9:14 am
police say she made a noise and the man got out of her bed and left. they also say the doors of the apartment building and apartment were unlocked. >> scary. you feel unsafe and you would like the police to be around here more. >> the incident is still under investigation. new details this morning in what could have been a horrific collision in the sky. prosecutors say gyrocopter pilot the douglas hughes was just seconds away from colliding with a delta flight leaving reagan national airport last spring. he came within 1400 yards of the plane when he flew through restricted air space. safety rules require a 3,000 yard separation. prosecutors want him sentenced to ten months in prison. hughes eventually landed his gyrocopter in the front of the capitol. no one thankfully was injured. we turn to the continuing battle over keeping what is on an iphone
9:15 am
the fight between fbi and apple over a lost iphone used by one of the san bernardino terrorists is getting most of the headline, but many of the nation's police say iphones may hold critical evidence in cases they're investigating including murder. pete williams has more. >> reporter: police in baton rouge say an iphone may hold the answer to a mystery, who murdered 29-year-old brittany mills, shot and killed by someone who came to her apartment ten months ago asking to use her car. it's a double homicide. she was pregnant. doctors could not save the baby. >> think about her every day? >> every day. >> reporter: her mother, barbara, says important clues hey be on that iphone. >> she told me that the negative things that happened to her she put on her phone in a diary. so she kept a diary on her phone. >> reporter: but it's locked. no one if her family knows the passcode. apple told the police tt
9:16 am
completed. it's the same answer apple gave fbi agents who want unlock a phone belonging to a san bernardino attacker. >> i feel like law enforcement should have precedent. >> reporter: it shows locked iphones could contain critical evidence in unsolved cases. and louisiana investigators have 60 locked phones they cannot open. >> we can get into the phone and we'll have a safe cracker. and we can get into anything that is out there. >> but not a locked phone. >> not a locked phone. i can beat it to death, but i won't get anything out of that phone. >> reporter: barbara mills and her son were in washington when apple's top lawyer testified before congress and said creating software to defeat an iphone security would make all iphones vulnerable to hacking. >> we see ourselves asin
9:17 am
cyber terrorist, hackers, this is about the safety and security of every iphone that is in use today. >> reporter: the family of brittany mills says that security comes at a high price. blocking them from seeing some of the last words their daughter wrote that might help find their killer. pete williams, nbc news, baton rouge. it is race day and we're talking about this one going to the dogs. the idatirod. >> it's the most famous sled dog race in the world. saturday the parade of mushers and their teams made their way through anchorage during the ceremonial start. the course is usually 11 miles long, but it was cut down to three miles because of a lack of snow there this year. the real competition starts today. 85 competitors will race nearly 1,000 miles to nome. the winner is expected to arrive nine days after the start.
9:18 am
alaska. >> and you've been there. >> i have. not really like deep into alaska. >> yeah. just want to let you know, we are broadcasting live right now on facebook. so we have over 1,000 people joining the conversation. and lauryn ricketts, they're all saying the same thing. most popular woman in town right now because they cannot wait for the 60s and 70s to come. >> i am so excited. i cannot wait. i'm over winter. we're all over it. let's fast forward to spring. and as we continue through this week, it will feel more like may than march. thank goodness. yes, 70s on the way. not today, though. we have to get through today first. outside it's cloudy unfortunately. we have cloud cover holding on pretty thick. in fact we're probably not going to see sunshine until later on this afternoon. but it looks like it will rai
9:19 am
and i know we have a lot of races going on in the d.c. area. there a 10 k in reston. it will be dry thank goodness. just a little on the cloudy side as temperatures struggle to warm up. right now we'll hit 40 degrees. calm winds and plenty of clouds. the sun won't probably come out until about 2:00 to 3:00. we'll top it out right around 50 degrees for daytime highs today. so again still cloudy, but we will get spiunshine. we'll go partly cloudy but fairly quiet. you may have seen a few show showers especially if you were up overnight. and we were. a lot of people who came into the station saw a few snow showers. and a little piece of energy scooting by. but other than that, that has
9:20 am
a few rain showers through southern maryland, but most of us are dry and will remain that way as high pressure is building into the area. so if you're traveling out there, looking good pretty much through the midwest and up and down the east coast. i'll pause it here at 3:45. yes, we have the sunshine maybe a few clouds still left. but plenty of sunshine out there as we get into the afternoon. we'll go partly cloudy overnight. temperatures will fall in to the 30s overnight. so another which i wouldly st cr monday, but we'll warm up to right around 60 degrees. and i do believe we'll have a few clouds on tuesday, as well. we'll get the full sunshine on wednesday. so if you want to take a day off, wednesday is the day to do it. temperatures will be in the mid-70s with plenty of sun. if you're headed out on the slopes, season coming to an end, looking good with a light wind. car wash, go ahead and do it because no rain until friday. and outdoor exercise, a little chilly especially if you're running any of
9:21 am
around the d.c. area today. so here is our daytime high. increasing clouds, overnight lows tonight going to be in the 30s. just about where they are right now. but the good news is by the time we head into the lunch hour tomorrow, temperatures will be in the mid-50s and then we're right around 60 as we get into the afternoon. so we will warm up very quickly. all right. here is a look at your forecast. and we continue into this week. 70s. so we're taking it up ten degrees for the next three days. 70 by tuesday, 74 by wednesday. we'll have temperatures in the mid 70s on thursday, as well. our next chance of rain again is not until friday and saturday. temperatures are going to be in the 60s. >> i could look at that all day. loving that forecast. >> absolutely. so a bald eagle has a difficult recovery ahead. what wild life experts are now
9:22 am
saying about the yeegallon foundlisming in the woods.
tv-commercial
9:23 am
it's about taking a stand. for too long, wall street banks had their way. they crashed our economy. but democrat donna edwards won't take their money because she stands up for us. as a single mom, she knows the challenges our families face. she'll be our voice. tightening regulations on the big banks and fighting to keep dark money out of politics. democrat donna edwards, maryland's next senator. trading-in or selling your car, truck or suv? webuyanycar.com takes the hassle out of selling in just 3 easy steps. one, get your free online valuation. two, drive to your local car buying center. and three, walk out with your check in as little as 30 minutes !
9:24 am
at webuyanycar.com. ♪find out how much your car is worth at webuyanycar.com♪ ♪
9:25 am
it has been a long journey for a local reality tv star. erin willett got her start on "the voice" and then
9:26 am
pounds on the biggest loser. we had a chance to speak with erin about her life now and her latest project. it's a brand new single out called out of the darkness. but we were a little surprised when we asked her which show was the biggest challenge. >> the biggest loser was definitely a hard competition to face because at the end of the day, you're facing yourself. and with "the voice," you have your talent and it's fun and there is music and lights and stage. and with the biggest loser, you're on the ranch and you're really changing your life. ♪ >> she said the busiest change has been her mindset. >> good for her. we're learning new information about an injured bald eagle in maryland. we just got these pictures in from the owl moon raptor center and they say he has a
9:27 am
stopping an eagle limping in the woods. it's unclear whether he can fly again. let's take a look outside your window on this sunday morning. a look at the national cathedral as the clouds are really socked over top of us. but it will get warmer as we go into the week. >> going to be amazing. >> we'll see when we can expect some showers to move back in, too. a changeable forecast coming up. and developing right now, parts of california dealing with some serious flooding. take a look at this video. one person is dead as rain washes out roads and leave as a huge mess. >> a man found with serious injuries and a family left with questions. how loved ones are calling on someone to step up with answers.
tv-commercial tv-commercial
9:28 am
i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max. enough pressure in here for ya? too late, we're about to take off. these dissolve fast. they're new liquid gels. and you're coming with me... you realize i have gold status? mucinex sinus-max liquid gels. dissolves fast to unleash max strength medicine. let's end this.
9:29 am
when they thought they should westart saving for retirement.le then we asked some older people when they actually did start saving. this gap between when we should start saving and when we actually do is one of the reasons why too many of us aren't prepared for retirement. just start as early as you can. it's going to pay off in the future. if we all start saving a little more today, we'll all be better prepared tomorrow. prudential. bring your challenges. i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max. enough pressure in here for ya? too late, we're about to take off. these dissolve fast. they're new liquid gels. and you're coming with me... you realize i have gold status? mucinex sinus-max liquid gels. dissolves fast to unleash max strength medicine.
9:30 am
here are the top stories we're following. d.c. police are still investigating shooting in northwest. a man shot on columbia but found on euclid at 16th. we're still waiting for an update. two more primaries today, maine and puerto rico. the two frontrunners in the presidential campaign increase the their delegate count this weekend. and this morning metro gm paul
9:31 am
letter about the transit system. and fare cards become a thing of the parst. starting today, you have to use a smartrip card. we're starting to warm up. >> and we're in for some of the thitsest weather that we've had in weeks. lauren rick k ricketts is outsi tell us what it's like. >> out here it is a little on the chilly side. so we're starting this morning in the 30s to right around 40 degrees. we had a few rain showers and snow showers, but nothing now. the skies are beginning to brighten up a little bit. i don't think we'll have full sunshine though today. so a mix of sun and clouds out there. and you can see the little disturbance that passed through. but other than that, having clearing skies. so as for your planner, again it's 40 degrees here on the weather deck. we'll warm up for right around
9:32 am
50 degrees for daytime high. so looking good. but looking good the rest of the workweek. we'll talk about 70s, yeah, 70s going to be here before you know it. we'll show that you on the "7-day forecast" coming up. developing this morning out of california, a 48-year-old woman died after a car drove into floodwaters. officers said theades on the ro. the man driving was able to get out of the car. the woman was under water for about 15 minutes and drowned. today the city where officer ashley guindon grew up will have its chance to say good by. guindon is the prince william county police officer killed on her first day on the job. her wake begins today at 2:00 just outside of springfield. the funeral is tomorrow morning. virginia paid its resp
9:33 am
included full police honors. the 28-year-old was killed last weekend responding to a domestic violence call in woodbridge. two other officers were shot and hurt at that same call. the community is coming together to support their recovery with a fundraiser. people donated money at old town sports pub in manassas for officers yesterday. part of the proceeds will also go to sean hickman who is recovering after a serious hit and run crash. 9:33. commotion on the metro last night. metro transit police responded to report of an assault on the navy yard station on the platform there just before the 9:30 at night. a group of transgender teens were play fighting when another person jumped in. we're told the person thought that the group was actually beating up a girl. someone then pulled a knife. a girl did get a minor cut during the altercation. she was taken to the hospital. police say they're still looking for the person who pulled the knife and they're investigating this as an assault. this morning a northern virginia family is searching for answers. this after their loved one was
9:34 am
found on an arlington street with critical injuries. darcy spencer has a story you'll see only on news 4. >> so there is this one, which is the first hospital. >> reporter: mimi shows us the photos of her father who is in the hospital in a coma. and she fears he may never wake up to tell them how he ended up here. >> we've spoken to many people and we're all, you know, in shock. it doesn't make sense. so we want answers. >> reporter: someone riding a bike discovered the 65-year-old face down in the middle of southeast street in arlington thursday february 25. he was walking to a bus stop after leaving work at the vitamin store nearby. initially medics believe he had a medical emergency. >> they have run all the tests, there was nothing medically wrong with him that could have caused this.
9:35 am
on the other side of his head, a cut that required staples to close. and there are marks on his hands. the family says these don't appear to be injuries just from a fall. >> you don't have half your face broken fractures and internal bleeding and coma with a very small percentage of chance of waking up. >> reporter: arlington county police are trying to piece together his last moves and find witnesses. the family fears someone may have caused these injuries. >> it shows some form of attack there. i mean, there was definitely trauma. there was a lot of trauma. >> and the family is asking anyone who may have seen him to call police. we have new details in that deadly workplace shooting in baltimore. police say the public works employee accused of killing his co-worker has turned himself will in. the shooting happened thursday inside the locker room of the city maintained depot there. an argument between the p
9:36 am
an accused drunk driver crashing through a campsite. what we're f in
tv-commercial
9:37 am
i do everything on the internet. but it's kind of slow. my friends said i should get fios because it's the fastest... i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better. (man) we're out of 2%. i wonder what else could be better around here? (man) i heard that. now get our best offer ever. super fast 100 meg internet, plus tv & phone for just $69.99 a month online with no annual contract. 100 meg speeds at a price this good? fios can do that. cable just can't. switch to better. switch to fios for a cup of coffee just because you're a woman. so why does congress think it's ok that women get paid 20% less than a man for doing the same job? i'll fight for pay equity, to protect planned parenthood, choice for women, and expand paid and family leave.
9:38 am
as a women's agenda. more proof that we just need more women in congress. i'm kathleen mathews and i approve this message. first she didn't know where she was at. she was all stumbling like whatever. >> a florida woman out of jail after police say she drove drunk through a campsite hurting several people. the extent happened shortly around 2:00 in the morning on saturday. the driver is charged with dui and reckless driving. she was released after posting $5 a,000 bond. amid will the national debate over illegal imglags, several republican lawmakers in virginia are trying to tighten the state's already aggressive stance. final votes on
9:39 am
will happen this week. the bill looks to hold the state responsibility if a released immigrant commits a crime. it's unclear if the measures will actually pass. here at nbc 4, we've made it our mission for more than a quarter century to help find forever homes for foster children and we like to keep up with them. >> and barbara harrison recently got a wonderful note from a mom who had adopted two children we featured nearly a decade ago. so barbara went to go visit. >> how long has it been since i saw you last? >> about six years. >> reporter: six years since we he last checked on them, but nearly ten years since they first appeared on wednesday's child. and they still remember the first time we met. >> i remember going to the pizza place and making a pizza. >> you asked both of us what we wanted to be when we grow up. >> how about an astronaut? >> huh-uh. >> how
9:40 am
>> maybe. >> reporter: these days he's a star on the track team at his high school. and loving it. and his sister? >> what go you want to be when you grow up? >> a cheerleader. >> reporter: these days she's on the cheering squad at her high school. a lot has changed in their lives. even their names. >> dionnity and grace. >> reporter: they chose christian haand grace. >> we got to have a whole new side of us that was different from the other side. >> reporter: the new side include as mom and dad and they have -- >> his, hers ours and adopted. >> debra saw grace and christian and said, james, james, come here. you got to look at this. >> reporter: they bought a big house when they moved here from california and they thought they might as well fill it up. >> so you believe this is just meant to be. >>
9:41 am
prepared our hearts and them and typing and everything and you. that's why i just -- we can't say thank you enough for what you do and how many people that you impact that you'll never realize. >> reporter: we hope for every ever afters and here we can say mission accomplished. >> wonderful story and update. if you do have room in your home and heart for a child who is still waiting, call our special adoption hotline, the number on your screen. or search wednesday's child on nbcwashington.c nbcwashington.com. it might be a little cloudy outside, but you can start to feel it gets a little warmer out as the day progresses. what you can expect for your ride into work for him. it's time to get out and explore. look beyond the expected.
9:42 am
there's a special place. where getting away... brings us so much closer. spring into fun and save $50 with an all-inclusive ticket. busch gardens williamsburg. a whole other world awaits.
9:43 am
9:44 am
two volunteer firefighters from stafford county are on administrative leave this morning. last week they responded to a mcdonald's in fredericksburg where an 18 month old girl was having a seizure. they decided to take her to the hospital in a fire truck because there weren't any ambulances close by. the fire chief says that the parents were supportive of that decision. the department put them on leave because the truck does not have proper equipment like an ambulance. the situation is under review.
9:45 am
forward, i won't forget what happened because i don't want that to happen to somebody else. >> former mayor vince gray is officially back in d.c. politics as you just heard while kicking off his campaign. gray said that he moved on from the allegations of a so-called shadow campaign and the investigation into financial misdeeds in his 2010 campaign. the former mayor is running for the ward 7 city council street, that includes the kenilworth and nailer gardens neighborhoods. yvette alexander is the current ward 7 representative and she's running for re-election. >> i'd be lying if i said i wasn't shocked about it. but, you know, it is what it is. >> delmar chesley is also running for the ward 7 seat. gray's last term in ward 7 led to a council chairmanship and eventually his election as mayor. family members and friends of a man found dead in his fairfax county apartment are
9:46 am
trying to keep his memory alive as they search for the killer. they came out to mt. vernon high school to celebrate the life on saturday. he was found dead on seminary road last month. police still hooking for two suspects in the case. friends said he always thought of others before himself. >> he would give his last dollar and the shoes on his feet. he's not selfish. he looked out for others before his own self to make sure everybody else was okay. >> there was a packed house at the funeral saturday. he was just 35 years old. it's a possibility that metro may partner with uber to help people with disabilities. the move would have uber drivers basically replace the job of metroaccess. metro would pay $15 a trip and $12 surcharge for wheelchair accessible vehicles. customers would be restricted to about four trips a day. metro officials say the goal is to have the program in place by
9:47 am
good for them. interesting partnerships. when uber first came out you were like really, and now it's huge. >> my 5-year-old yesterday told me she was going to take an uber. jaw dropped. so real quick, kudos to you for wearing the blue today. it's no national colon cancer awareness. >> yep, go get checked. so you'll see a lot of anchors in blue. >> we want blue skies. >> i was just out there and there was a little clearing out there. i was really surprised. because i've been saying that this will be clouds through much of the morning. but a little bit of clearing. and as we continue through the day, i think we'll have a mix of sun and clouds. not full sunshine. we won't get that until wednesday. but wednesday is the day to has he been take off because that's the day -- i hear people
9:48 am
coughing already. temperatures will be in the mid-70s by the time we get into wednesday. we have decreasing clouds out there today. again, probably not full sunshine. quiet weather week. almost going to be boring for meteorologists because we have quiet weather but sunshine and warming temperatures. so i'm completely fine with that. temperatures on track to top out in the 70s. what on-to-water out there today. you can give the umbrella a break. you won't need it much of this week. you definitely want to grab the scarf and the sunglasses for later this afternoon. temperatures right now a little bit better. we're at 40 here in d.c., 45 this manassas, 43 in leesburg. still in the upper 30s in frederick and frederick county, maryland. so we will get sunshine as we continue through the day. temperatures will top off right away 50 degrees. we did have a little bit of snow and always bet of rain during the overnight, but look at this
9:49 am
clearing right now. there we are, getting a little bit of clearing. but again we'll continue with the clouds. but looking your way if you're traveling out of washington. looking good up and down the east coast and middle portion of the united states. so by 3:00, we start to see some sunshine out there. we'll go partly cloudy during the overnight. temperatures will fall this to the 30s once again, so another chilly start tomorrow morning. but then we'll warm up rather quickly throughout your monday. in fact temperatures tomorrow will be right around 60. and then by tuesday, right around 70 degrees. and then by wednesday, mid-70s. so no chances of rain throughout this week. we will see chance of rain by friday, but that looks slim. so we'll keep you updated. i know there are a lot of races out there today. it's really not too bad. good running weather and it will continue to be dry throughout the remainder of the day. go ahead and get the car washed if you want to. again, we'll be dry and we have a
9:50 am
so decreasing clouds this week. the temperature right around 50. next change coming on monday right around lunchtime as the temperature will top out in the mid-50s and then we top out around 60 degrees with partly cloudy skies on monday, 70 on tuesday as i was saying, mid-70s on wednesday. and on thursday. i've taken the rain chances of thursday, placed them on friday and saturday. also spring forward, you set those clocks daylight savings. that you think. did you hear me struggle with that? i don't want to say the wrong thing. thank you. spring forward. we'll lose an hour by the time we get to sunday. temperatures will be in the 60s. thanks, adam. >> but get an extra hour of sunshine with all that. looking on the bright side. coming up, olympic athletes have some major concerns about competing in water filled with trash. the major impact pollution could have on sailing and other sports in rio.
9:51 am
put more fun in your day with ice-cream-flavored coffees at dunkin' donuts. go for delicious flavors like butter pecan, cookie dough, or new pistachio. enjoy one today. america runs on dunkin'.
9:52 am
9:53 am
the bigger the burrito, the bigger the fun. dunkin's new grandde burrito -- a breakfast burrito packed with big southwest flavor. go grande with veggie or sausage today. america runs on dunkin'. these low gas prices that we've been enjoying are starting to have an impact on some virginia communities. the problem is millions in lost revenues tied to a regional mass transit tax. that tax helps communities pay for additional road and transportation projects. the freelance star reports that revenue shrunk significantly last year due to low gas ce
9:54 am
million loss for fredericksburg, stafford and spotsylvania. starting today, portions of 95 will be shut down as demolition crews begin work on an overpass will fredericksburg. starting at 10:00 tonight, two lanes of 95 south will close until 5:00 tomorrow morning. tomorrow one lane of 95 south will close at 9:30 and a second lean will close at 10:00. both will open in time for the morning rush. that work continues until wednesday. a massive search is under way for a passenger that went overboard on a cruise ship. the coast guard is now looking for 46-year-old david mosman. he fell from the 10th deck of the navigator of the seas ship. helicopters are being used and so far they have covered close to 1,000 square miles. prosecutor in the o.j. simpson murder trial says she they ev never wanted him to try on the infamous gloves. that's just one revelation in a
9:55 am
after police confirm that they're investigating a knife reportedly found at simpson's former home, but sources tell nbc news the characters ris ticks and condition of that knife are not consistent with the weapon used in the murders. the "dateline" special the people versus o.j. simpson what the skrir they ever heard airs tonight at 9:00 right here on nbc followed by news 4 at 11:00. attorneys for army sergeant bowe bergdahl want for meet with donald trump. they have asked for a meeting to determine whether to seek a deposition or call him as a witness at a hearing. bergdahl's defense attorney says trump's comments about him could affect his right to a fair trial. back in october, trump said the soldier was, quote, a no good traitor who should have been executed. you'll recall bergdahl walked off a post in afghanistan back in 2009, he faces charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. trump's campaign has not responded to the request. some british olympic athletes are taking precautions a
9:56 am
olympics. the polluted waters is a major concern for the athletes there. olympic sailor giles scott says one of his main concerns is making sure he and his fellow sailors don't get sick. >> drinking water, making sure our hands are clean, really simple stuff. >> you have all the rubbish, the trash. and that is an obstacle on the racecourse. >> right now we're about 152 days out from the games. he search is on for a suspect of a shooting over a pair of jordans. this happened in a minnesota parking lot. witnesses say two men were arguing over the shoes in a foot locker and the fight spilled out in to the parking lot when shots were fired. two men were hit. the suspect was able to run away. no other arrests have been made. it's 9:56. let's take a look outside. the cold isst
9:57 am
happy the next few days. we are tracking much warmer temperatures that will feel like spring. how you can plan for the week ahead. metro gh puts out an open letter to passengers. and the system will need some tough love going forward.
9:58 am
9:59 am
10:00 on this sda
10:00 am
and right now it's all about the battle for delegates. decision 2016 bringing key wins for candidates as hillary clinton and donald trump try to keep their lead and get further ahead. going out a champion. quarterback peyton manning is set to announce his retirement after leading the problem companies to super bowl victory. and metro general manager taking a hard look at safety and security as a big change for riders goes in to place. some of us saw some rain or snow early this morning. but we don't have to worry about that now. >> yeah, we'll be talking about a warm aup ov-up over the next days. larn ri lauryn ricketts is here with the week ahead. >> you'll love this week because it will feel more like

200 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on