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it's thursday, march 10th. coming up on "early today." breaking over night, five dead and at least two gunman at large. police are scrambling and asking the public for help. historic rain and flooding continues to wreak havoc while a new storm is brewing out west. democrats making big promises on immigration. and an isis opaterator tell of the chemical weapons plans. thousands pay their last respects to former first lady nancy regan. and then to the shots of the day. "early today" starts right now.o good to be
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breaking overnight, five people dead, three others injured and at least two gunman are still at large after a mass shooting in willcons burg, pennsylvania. four of the victim, three females and one male, died at the scene. a fourth female was pronounced dead at the hospital. policeho say there were multipl gunman. >> there's ballistic evidence that leads us to believe there's at least two people that discharged weapons into a backyard party or cookout of some sort. it looks like they were there fleeing towards the back door of the residence when the second gunman fired from the side of the yard and they all seem to get caught on the back porch. >> no motive is known at this time and the gunman are on the loose and police are asking for the public's help. at least three deaths are being blamed on a series of storms that h
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the gulfat coast and the south. 25 million people under the threat of floods and thousands have been evacuated. some of the worst flooding is in louisiana. where the governor declared a state of emergency. and it hasn't stopped drivers from trying to cross dangerous flooded out roads. a section of interstate 20 was shut down after two semis were carried off the road. and a drone video gives us a bird's eye view of how widespread the flooding is and what residents are having to go through. >> we're dealing with the potential of up to 25 inches of rain when all is said and done. frankly, part of this is no one has ever experienced it. >> meanwhile, in east texas, major floodingas
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roads in rust county due to rising flood waters. what a tough go. >> and bad and if not worse than we thought it would be. and here's the radar this morning. with torrential rain heading into eastern areas of texas and all the horrible flooding you just saw are the areas getting additional thunderstorms and tennessee, and flash flood warnings into southern illinois. historic flooding. everywhere in red is under flash flood warning and louisiana is under a flash flood emergency, literally telling people to stay where they are. 25 million people under the watch, 3.5 million under a warning. and heavy rain and storms continue on and off the next 48 hours. this is going to spread to the
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>> tense really couple of days for a lot of us. thanks very much. hillary clinton and bernie sanders faced off last night, their fourth one on one debate and first since sanders' upset victory in michigan. the debate centered on immigration and for the first time clinton broke with the obama administration, vowing to not deport immigrants who haven't committed crimes. >> i do not have the same policy as the current administration does. i will not deport children. idr do not want to deport famil members either. but of the undocumented people in our country, i do not want to see them deported. i want to see them on a path to citizenship. >> i happen to agree with president obama on many, many issues. i think he's done a great job as president of the united states. he's wrong on this issue of deportation. so, to
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i will not deport children from the united states of america. >> after the debate, clinton headed to another event in miami and got a big introduction from actress, eva longoria. >> we saw two candidates on the stage but forth me and our community, only one candidate who is speaking to us. please help me welcome the future president of the united states, hillary clinton. >> clinton, no doubt, helps longoria's support will continue to help in the primary next tuesday. and right now polls show her with a commanding lead thing sunshine state. there are 160 delegates up for grabs in ohio on tuesday as well. she has a smaller 9 point advantage there. a although, she was ahead in michigan's polling as well. and john kasich's home state, ohio,
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trails trump by six points. and in marco rubio's home state of florida, trump is ahead by 23 points. rubio's numbers have been on a downward spiral and had second thoughts about his recent personal attacks. >> in terms of things about personal stuff, yeah, at the end of the day, that's not something i'm entirely proud of. my kids were embarrassed by it and if i had to do it again, i wouldn't. >> meanwhile, jeb bush is unclear if he will make an indorsement ahead of tuesday's primaries. > and a ice detainee under interrogation. thisis detainee formerly worked for saddam hussein's regime. and they say they've
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used mustered powder. and they found a former air force member guilty. they say he travelled from turkey in an effort to cross the border into syria to fight violent jihad. he faces up to 25 years in prison when sentencesed in september. and former first lady, nancy regan will lie in repose at the regan library for a second day. a private funeral service is scheduled for tomorrow. and among the attendees,s first lady michelle obama, former president george w. bush and former first lady, laura secret service members will serve as pall bearers. firefighters on the scene checking outa natural gas leak
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here with the details. >> reporter: a frantic call over the emergency radio after a catastrophic blast. followed by an incredible response. all told, nine firefighters injured but all of them alive. minutes earlier, the firefighters had been searching for a gas leak near three businesses, now totally oblit ra obliterated from a blast that sent debris and a shock wave throughout the neighborhood. >> i looked out the window and my neighborhood exploded. >> someone called in at 1:00 a.m. reporting smelling natural gas. the blast caught on this store surveillance video. >> we know that this is a
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>> reporter: each year natural gas explosions wreak havoc. in 2014, another explosion in harlem killed eight and injured more than 70. and in 2010, eight were killed and entire blocks levelled in a pipeline explosion that rocked san bruno, california. and neighborhood coffee shop, are unrecognizable in the rubble. but the entire community, even children in the playground are giving thanks that every firefighter survived. >> investigators have not been able to pinpoint what sparked the blast. want to turn back to the weather. talk about extreme. flooding, heavy rain -- >> record highs. hurricane forced winds -- >> a little bit of everything. >>nd
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mexi mexico. but let's talk about the timing of the flooding. we get a late break in the areas hit the hardest. and then shifting focus to southern mississippi. we could get up to a foot of rain possibly in areas of southeastern louisiana, and as of now, all flooding concerns arens in northern louisiana. the other story, more record highs up the east coast. it was 82 outside new york city and newark yesterday. 80 in bedford and southern new england. so, another warm enjoyable day in the east. now a closer look at your day ahead. temperatures going to continue to sore up the east coast. 81 inco raleigh, 80 in charlest, but there'sch the chance of hea rain arkansas through louisiana and some will make it up into the ohio valley and eventually new england. a rough start to our march. >> hope it's
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a story of sacrifice, d.c. firefighter puts his o own heal at risk to save dozens. morning he's fighting for his life. local police chief fights to honor one of his own before the battle in annapolis after the death of a police officer. and five people dead, three others hurt after a shooting rampage overnight. what we know about the suspects coming up next. 4:26. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. erika gonzalez has breaking news. this news out of southeast, two people shot and taken to the hospital.
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block of benning and e streets. again, this is in southeast. we do have a crew headed to the scene to help us learn what led up to the shooting, who exactly is involved. another thing to note, if you are traveling lithrough that ar, benning road is currently shut down in both directions. at the live dreesk, i'm erika gonzalez. good morning, everybody. what a fine day it's promising to be today. insanely warm again. bwi marshall and dulles both set new records yesterday and likely to set new records today at all three of our local airport reporting station. rain chances remain very low, but they will start to increase just in time for the second half of your weekend. temperatures right now this morning, a few cool spots. 48 in frederick, maryland. 46 in petersburg. but most of the metro area upper 50s to near 60. so
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mild start to the morning. plenty of sunshine here especially in the front part of the day. we'll be in the 70s by lunchtime and we'll be touching 80 degrees in most neighborhoods by later today. we'll break down today hour by hour coming up. here is construction. road work 395 southbound just after seminary road. the ramp from seminary to southbound 395 of course also blocked until 8:00 a.m. as erika mentioned, also the closure on benning road. 270 montgomery village avenue northbound/southbound no issues. top of the beltway also looking good. 29, route 1, bw parkway and prince george's county no major be problems there. i'll see you back here in a few minutes. what started as a backyard cookout in an area just outside pennsylvania leaves five people dead and another three injured. is this in wilkinsburg, pennsylvania. what we know here is that
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the heard at least 20 shots fired. police say that they're pretty confident two weapons were discharged from two separate people and again while they are confident that this was the result of two people, two gunmen, they do not have anybody in custody at this time. again, five people dead. and another three injured in a backyard cookout shooting. back to you. it's 4:29 now. happening today, montgomery county police chief is set to testify before maryland senate to try to strengthen what he calls the watered down noah's law. the new law is named for noah lee on the ta leotta after being hit by a drunk driver. he had hoped some penalties would be expanded an lawmakers have created a new offense that he believes may be unenforcea e unenforceable. he will ask that the bill be
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strength. we'll follow this story throughout the day. a firefighter is fights for his own life after saving residents from a burping building. four school resource officers are being credited with raising the alarm at an apartment fire. a five had to share orkxygen wi one of the residents. he's in the hospital now with smoke inhalation. three elderly people and a dog were rescued. coming up, you'll hear from one of the women rescued from that fire. police are searching for the suspect in a shooting on chesapeake street in southeast d.c. police say the shooting yesterday was the result of an argument between two men. the victim was shot several times and is in serious condition. his name has not been released. happening today, metro officials are finalizing some money matters. the finance committee expected to approve of system's 2017 operating budget of 1$1.7 billion. the new budget keeps


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