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manassas to quantico lifting northbound coming over the northern neck into charles and st. mary's county and also up the i-95 corridor. so friends and neighbors inside the beltway, rain coming in in about the next hour or so. also light rain from damascus to gaithersburg, that is headed up into parts of howard county right now to i-70 west of columbia will be a wet ride. not everyone is getting wet, but everyone has wet roads to deal with this morning. the next 24 hours this way, we start to clear out by 3:00 or 4:00 this afternoon, a little bit of sunshine. noticeably mild. we go from the mid and upper 40s now, to the hoe 6low 60s later and nice dry start tomorrow. penn south train 407, 5:50 departure is canceled. next bon one is scheduled to be time. 270 southbound here, you can see throu
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slow here this morning from an earlier disabled vehicle northbound and southbound slowing things on both sides of the roadway. 95 north at centrepoint parkway, just got off the phone. they say lanes are open, but we still have there good delays he northbound. 95 pretty typical volume. travel time this s travel time this in ten minute. detective colson reacted to a set of circumstances that frankly i don't think he was entirely prepared for. seeing the danger presented by michael the shooter, he took action and in doing so, g demonstrated extreme haeroism. >> officer colson died after being accidentally shot by another officer in a shoot-out with a suspect on sunday in palmer park. but police say s
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ford and his brothers are to blame for colson's death, not the officers. with more on the charges the brothers are facing, let's check in with meagan fitzgerald live at police headquarters. >> reporter: these brothers face a long list of charges as you can imagine including second-degree murder and attempted first degree murder. and we're told it's likely that additional charges could soon follow. we also understand that it's possible that these brothers could appear in court as early as today. now, the mug shot of the brothers was just released yesterdayed by prince george's county police showing alleged gunmen 22-year-old michael ford, his brother elijah and malik. investigators say the entire incident was planned. michael ford wanted to commit suicide by cop they say and it was his brother that drove him to the police station. but what is even more alarming here, that investigators say one of the brothers was recording as michael started shooting at civilians driving by and firing
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at a press conference yesterday, chief stawinski said it was the heroic actions and bravery of officer colson which allowed officers to take on the shooter. >> detective colson drew fire to himself and in doing so was mortally wounded. we believe the fired round that led to detective colson's death was fired by one of his fellow prince george's county police officers reacting to this. something that could have been prevented. could have been stopped. >> reporter: now again, we are learning that it is possible that those brothers, two, because the shooter is still in the hospital, but it's possible the other two could appear in court as early as today. this morning we're learning what officer colson meant to his loved ones. he followed in his grandfather's foot steps in to law enforcement. his family says they're having a hard time believing that
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really gone. >> my wife is screaming, screaming. i didn't know what to do. >> he did it the way we want our support students to things. graduated from high school, went to college, did everything the right way. officer colson grew up in philadelphia and went to college in virginia. he just celebrated four years with the department and would have turned 29 years old this week. time is 6:04. in chicago three miss officers were shot overnight but are recovering and expected to survive. they were responding to a report of drug activity. they confronted a man, he shot them and then an officer fired back and killed that man. police are now questioning a woman in connection to that shooting. chicago mayor rahm emanuel said the thoughts and prars of the entire city are with the officers and their families take. a make or break day this decision 2016. voters in five states head to the polls this morning. missouri, illinois, ohio,
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for the first time this primary season, second police won't matter in two of the states. whoever gets the majority of votes in florida and ohio are winner take out. no proportional sharing this time around. florida voters control 99 gom de gop delegates. most recent polls put marco rubio in a incident zegd. if he loses in his home state, we could see the end of his campaign. similar stakes for ohio governor john kasich today. there are 66 delegates available in the buckeye state. kasich leads trump in ohio, but not by a large margin. to the democrats now, senator bernie sanders trails hillary clinton in all of today's primary contests, but don't count him out. you'll remember sanders defied the polls earlier this month winning michigan's primary and taking many people by surprise. sanders is most competitive in ohio, illinois and missouri. we'
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on all the primaries in our nbc washington app tonight. chuck todd joins us in less than ten minutes, what he's expecting today when he joins us at 6:15. this morning the prince william county school board is vowing not to be intimidated after renaming a school for a black community leader. earlier this month the school board voted to change the name of goodwin middle school. the school board member who proposed the idea found the confederate flag scrolled with a racial slur stuffed in the family's mail box. the school board chairman says they will listen to civilized complaints, but will not be intimidated. today there will be a neighborhood meeting to educate you about the zika virus ahead of summertime. the meeting is tonight at 6:30 on georgia avenue. officials say while there is no zika threat in d.c. right now, that could change. many people already know the risk factors including traveling to areas with the zika virus. but the advisory neighborhood co
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home could be a big problem. >> mosquitos do carry other it is sizes, ncephalitis, for example. to be aware of where mosquitos breed and how to discourage that breeding. >> in our app, we have an updated list of countries with travel warnings and what you need to do if you must travel to an infected area. open up the app and search zika. this is private property, certain. >> do not take picture. >> a fairfax county father tried to chase the media away after news that his son is captured isis fighter. what people in that community are saying about the man they knew. and we have delays both on 95 north pretty significant coming out of fredericksburg and 270 southbound. full details on both issues coming up. and blossoms are starting to pop up at the tidal basin, but you don't haveo
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crowds to catch the springtime sight. some other popular places to catch the blossoms bloomg. in
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our favorite sign of spring. we're keeping an eye on those cherry blossoms because we cannot wait until they bloom. in just a few days the buds will be gorgeous pink blossoms. and items coming early. peak bloom is this friday and you can bet the tidal basin will be packed with people. if you want a quieter experience, check out these spots instead. cherry blossoms also bloom all over our region in virginia, you can see them along wiehle avenue in reston, at the meadowlark botanical gardens and green spring gardens in alexandria. and they line the streets of the kenwood neighborhood. be sure
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neighbors. >> occupying their driveway. >> don't do that. i know they become used to it. >> nothing up and ask if you can use their bathroom ? >> no, no. >> i always thought it would be cool if you just planted a cherry tree. >> they're special. 6:12. let's get a look at your tuesday morning forecast. chuck bell is pretty special. >> he really is super duper special. >> i knew that was coming. one minute i'm special and the next minute i'm just touched. outside this morning, there are indeed raindrops to contend with here. nothing all that heavy, but a couple light showers now both north and south of the metro area. so gaithersburg up towards columbia, maryland, these showers moving northbound. also down to the south of town, fairfax to laplata, these showers coming northbound in bowie in about the next 45 to 60 minutes. so school day bus stops,
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by later this afternoon, peeks of sunshine should allow temperatures to go from the 40s now to the low 60s this afternoon. a look at the weekend in ten. so right now have a couple of different problems. 95 northbound centrepoint parkway, lanes open. but we still have a big delay northbound. so saer to sorry to see that ea the morning. as i mentioned before, 270 south is quite slow from two earlier problems approaching hyatts town southbound. 1128 to the spur, you're okay and on time. top of the beltway, 95 to 270, also looks quite good. 66 inbound and 95 north no issues. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 when you hop in your car. metro service back up and running this morning, but not without some frustrated passengers who were caught in a major bottleneck yesterday. what they're saying about the latest problems.
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developments out of the vatican involving a key modern figure in the church's history. dat i'm learning on aecision
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back to our coverage of decision 2016. primaries today could shake up the delegate standings. you can see on this graphic here that trump is leading with 459 delegates, but senator ted cruz isn't far behind. chuck todd is live with us in studio 1a. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> so the big question, how do senator marco rubio and john kasich stay competitive at this point? >> well, obviously it begins and ends with winning theirme
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state. looks like john kasich has a better shot at doing that than marco rubio. now, let's get something clear. today we're basically trying to figure out one thing. does donald trump within enough states and enough delegates where he can win this nomination without having to go to the florida convention in cleveland or not. and if he wins both florida and ohio, he can do it without a fight at the convention. he loses even one of them today, and especially if ted cruz wins a missouri and maybe sneaks up on him on north carolina, then i think it peens we'll find out whether we're going to the convention in cleveland and whether is this going to get sorted out that way. which could mean by the way that marco rubio even with losing florida could actually end up staying in the race. because at that point any delegate counts and having even 100 of them like rubio has about 150 to 200 is worth holding on to. >> you answered my next question. so you were in "for a town hall with bernie sanders last night. does he have a shot agains
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here? >> i think he does. i think there are a few things that i've noticed. number one, it seems a lot more independent voters are picking democratic ballots and republican ballots. that's usually good news for bernie sanders. number two, he has just been saturating the airwaves. i was there two different times over the last five days and one of my little things is i love to just see who is on the air, who is really putting money behind it. and sanders was outspending everybody democrat or republican from what i could see in cleveland and columbus. so i think sanders has put a lot of effort in there and if he wins ohio after winning michigan and throws in a missouri and illinois, that's a pretty good night for him winning three states to her would. she may win the night on delegates, but it really sets up well for sanders over the feks two weeks. key win a whole bunch of races. so hillary clinton really needs to win ohio and illinois tonight to blunt sanders' momentum. if not, he could start to get ahead of steam. >> and you'll be watchfo
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chuck todd, thanks so much. be sure to find out chuck's full analysis on the "today" show. he's my son, he's a good person, he's a good son. i raised my kids the right way. >> a fairfax county father defends his son who has been captureded in iraq and accused of fighting alongside isis. kurdish fighters say 26-year-old mohammed jamal khweis surrenderd as an isis deserter. his family thought he was on a european vacation. a kurdish news agency reported that khweis crossed the turkish border a few monthsing a go and joined isis. the kurds say he was carrying cash, cellphones and multiple i.d.s. neighbors say isis gives islam a bad reputation. >> isis is nothing more than a group of thugs, they have hijacked our religion. >> a u.s.
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official tells nbc news that khweis was not in a u.s. database of suspected isis members who did travel overseas. march is it women's history month and in honor of that we're celebrating great women living in our area. this is heather who believes confidence comes from age and experience. she says she has received -- she has become more comfortable with herself as she's aged and that as you get older, you don't really care what anyone else thinks anymore and you can see heather's story and other incredible women in our nbc washington instragram. go heather. just into the live desk, out of the vatican, pope francis will canonize mother teresa on september 4. the vat cap hican has con virme date. she will be elevated to saint hood oig in room recognizing
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miles per hour rack could you laws healing of a man. another honor for the 107-year-old lady you may know as grand mama virginia. >> so what is the's kret to still dancing at 107? >> this is when virginia mclarn danced with the obamas at the white house fulfilling her dreams. and this afternoon the harlem globetrotters are will honor her service at the school in northwest washington where she still volunteers. they will teach grandma virginia some moves and give her tickets to upcoming games. she is an inspiration. she said just keep going. >> is that her secret to 107? >> that's what she said. >> i like that. well, the time is 6:22. we have some rain showers headed in to the area. chuck bell here with a look at that. >> yes, indeed, a lot of clouds outside. we
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today we won't see much, but what little sunshine we will get is coming in the second part of the day. out you go early this morning, it is raining on i-95 from fredericksburg to woodbridge all the rain drops headed northbound into the city. on to the capital beltway. other showers in montgomery county are leaving now headed out into howard county. still a trough of low pressure will swing unsettled weather and slight shower chances through the remainder of our morning commute here and up through about coffee break time 10:00, 11:00 this morning. light rain roonk 70 through howard county. light rain from damascus to laytonsville. rain temporarily coming to an end in gaithersburg. last chances for rain between 10:00 and noon. should be dry there after. but it's a chilly and cold start. it's in the low to mid-40s. planning out the day, 45, cloudy, wet with light rain this morning. by noon, just cloudy.
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and by 4:00, 5:00, turning milder, temperatures take should make it above 60 in most neighborhoods. could make mid to upper 60s across central virginia like 67 in culpeper, 70 in charlottesville today, but only about 60 up in fredfrederick, maryland. tonight it will be dry and cool, temperatures in the 50s. tomorrow looks like a much nicer day. a mix of clouds and sunshine, whole lot warmer, into the 70s for tomorrow. yay! can we keep it for the weekend? no, you cannot. sunshine but chilly on saturday. temperatures only low 50s. rain likely on your sunday with temperatures in the 40s. melissa, that means we need to make the most of tomorrow. >> we do. and not so bad saturday either. 66 inbound at 123, have a disabled vehicle slowing things just a bit this morning. doesn't look too bad on my map, so nothing to worry about here too much. we do have delays that i'm worried about. you can see the big green
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radar showing the rain. 95 north at centrepoint parkway, again, the lanes are open, but delays remain from that earlier crash. it is very slow northbound as you're headed out of fredericksburg. not something we typically see this time of morning. 301 south at 5, new crash still hanging around. 270 still slow from an earlier problem headed south out of frederick through the hyatts town area. and then it opens up as you hit germantown. big look at the beltway, everything looking pretty good. a local chef is set to pay 3500 in an overtime issue plus $16,000 in legal fees. tree line cooks say they were required to show up early but could not clock in until the actual start time .
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wrongdoing. today might finally be the day to see some hatching. >> national arboretum is getting ready to welcome new baby eagles. mr. president and the first lady, that's their names, two wild eagles nesting there. you can see them live on the d.c. eagle cam. you can try and guess the exact day and time that the eggs will hatch using #dc eagle cam. >> do you have a guess? date and time? >> tomorrow. i have no idea. >> 2:55 p.m. sf. >> sounds good. i was never good at any of those baby pools. not even mine. >> sight not seen in our area in more than 100 years, surprising discovery made along the banks of the potomac river. >> and some showers as you step outside on this tuesday morning. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell has a look he changes ahead with your four things to know. >> reporter:
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. >> reporter: normal service restored here on the blue, silver and orange lines. we're at mcpherson square this morning. we'll tell you what passengers have toay after yesterday's s
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breaking news out of frederick county in maryland. we have an septembaccident on tn track. you can see a lot of fire and rescue on the scene. this is at a railroad crossing. it looks like the car actually ran into the train. we know at this point that a patient is in the hospital, a person removed from that car. we are working on getting an update on their condition. that's the latest from the live desk. back to you. good
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come beiing up on 6:31. cloudy skies and raindrops to contend with. another wet start to the day but dry on the way home. turning milder as well. hip hip hooray for tomorrow. we'll be in the 70s tomorrow. cooler by the weekend. raindrops on the way 270 is wet, 495 is wet, 95 is wet. 66 is wet. you know the story already. heading out for your early morning walk or jog, plan on getting wet here early this morning and it's kind of chilly. temperatures in the 40s as you step out this morning. we'll be in the mid-50s by lunchtime. and 60s for highs today. but it won't be a pretty start. let's just hope that these raindrops don't interfere with the commute. >> let's hope. unfortunately, we have two new problems and i love to blame it on something, so i'll blame it on rain line the song. >> oh, right. i'm with you. >>lo
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station road, new crash there. and park lawn at randolph, another new accident. both of those just popped up. 95 north, we're still pretty slow out of the fredericksburg area because of the earlier problem at centrepoint parkway. 301 south at 5, a crash hanging around. and 270 not so pretty this morning, but at least a lot of this radar you can see off to the right side of the roadway. not bothering 270 for now. travel times in ten minutes. safety is a major priority for metrorail riders as they hope for a much easier commute today. stations got packed yesterday after a tunnel fire led to major delays for several lines. molette green is tracking how metro is keeping trains running smoothly this morning. she'spherson square station. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, we've heard from metro saying their crews success pli completed the overnight repairs and now passengers are talking saying they want to just keep
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things moving. >> i'm very thankful that things are back to normal. >> reporter: we can tell that you orange, blue and silver line trains operating on normal service now after the work overnight between foggy bottom and federal triangle. metro suspended service between those two stations so that the work crews can get in there and fix those burned out cables from monday's fire in a tunnel just west of here. and the beens abeen passengers about being able to ride the train and hearing about normal service this morning. that's the latest live from mcpherson square. back to you. 6:33 now. happening today, the man charged in connection with a deadly shoo
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court. christopher proctor is one of three men charged in matthew 5 schlonsky's death who was shot outside of shaw howard university metro station last august. prosecutors say proctor was on court supervised release at the time of the shooting. he's charged with second-degree murder. this morning we now know the family of convicted killer jesse matthew begged with him to meet with police. unsealed federal court documents reveal that matthew's aunt told him to talk to detectives so they could find hannah graham. she was the university of virginia student who disappeared in 2014. matthew fled to texas instead. police traced a phone call he made to his father and he was eventually the spotted by someone who saw his picture on tv. matthew is in prison for life for killing program o ining gra,
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fairfax woman. governor will answer questions on capitol hill due to a water crisis in flint where thousands have been exposed for eye levels of lead. flint flaamilies will attended e house hearing. it started as an idea from a volunteer emt and now cases of water will be headed to flint. the prince george's county fire department will load a train with water this morning and that train will deliver donated water to residents in michigan. donations have been collected at all of the county's fire stations. look up the next time you take a stroll along the potomac river. you may see an amazing sight. mark segraves has more. >> reporter: i'm mark segraves along the banks of the potomac river in washington, d.c. where environmentalists have made an amazing discovery. it's been more than 100 years since ravens have been nesting in this area. but that is exactly what is taking place inside
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dan roush, a biologisbiologist, the nesting ravens as he was doing an inventory of the potomac river gorge. he says this is truly an exciting discovery. it speaks to the resilience of this type of creature as well as the resilience of our environment. these pictures show the husband and wife as they prepare for their nesting eggs. roush says within about two weeks, we should have been ravens living along the potomac river for the first time in more than a century. >> and that was mark segraves. a make or break day in the race for the white house, why even donald trump needs a strong showing today as voters head to the polls in several states. p. and a decision to change a school name is not being well received this one local community. the incident that has one school board member saying he will not be
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this just in. across the finish line. we have a winner and his face very familiar. you are looking at this team that won the idatirod crown now four times. is this a 1,000 mile race across alaska. definitely no easy feat. and get this, the only time dallas has lost in the last five years was to his father, mitch, in 2013. >> a dog racing family for sure. beautiful dog racing weather in alaska, although they had to import snow for the finish line because they had such a mild winter. for us, we're not dealing with snowflakes, just raindrops this morning up and down the i-95 corridor. nothing heavy, but enough to get
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so an ugly wet cloudy start. temperatures in the 40s now. recess gets a d. most of the rain will be done with before lunchtime. later today, temperatures will get back up into the upper 50s and low 60s. but you'll need your umbrella first thing this morning and a light jacket, as well p. seven day forecast in ten. brand new problem i'm just seeing on by chart. 395 north at duke, right side blocked with a crash. also two other issues we've been talking about, clopper road at waring station, and randolph road, two crashes there. and 95 north at centrepoint parkway, slow. 270 down to the spur, a little a little slow at 21 minutes. top of the beltway typically slow. 66 headed into town is okay. 15 minutes from fairfax county parkway to the beltway. and quantico to the beltway and 95 not so bad. remember to listen
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traffic troubles when you head out this morning. we're following a pair of developing stories involving violence towards police officers. first in chicago, where three officers were shot overnight. >> and we're also hearing from the family of a prince george's county police officer as we learn more about the final moments of his life. 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.
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we're working to get you you up to the minute the minute you're up. first in prince george's county, we're hearing from the family of a police officer killinged eki line of duty. but let's begin with storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. >> raindrops interfering with the morning commute once again this morning. raindrops lifting northbound here, so raining all along i-95. these are headed in to prince george's county and anne arundel county, as well. so route 50 inbound going to be wet here in the next 15 minutes. 395 north at duke street, we have a crash there slowing things quite a bit. again, inbound at duke street. and a brand new problem gw parkway at spout run. an unprovoked attack, that is
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police chief says led to the death of gentleman kjacai colso. he tidied will in a shoot-out. with more on the charges the brothers are facing, meagan fitzgerald is live at the police headquarters. >> reporter: these brothers face a list of charges including second-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder. and we're told that more charges could soon follow. now, the prince george's county county police department says that the alleged gunman, 22-year-old michael ford, his brother eli and malik planned this event. according to investigators, michael ford wanted to commit suicide by cop, even recording a will minutes before the attack. police released images of the brothers recording as michael opened fire on cars driving by and at police headquarters.
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colson stepped in. >> he drew fire to himself and in doing so was mortally wounded. we believe the fired round take led to the detective's death was fired by one of his fellow prince george's county police officers reacting to this. something that could have been prevented. could have been stopped. >> reporter: now, prince george's county police officers say michael ford does have a history of mental illness. but we're told that all three brothers could appear in court as early as today. back to you. well, a great human being is how co-workers are describing officer colson this morning. the officer had just celebrated four years with the department and was turning 29 this week. family is devastated by the sudden death. >> screaming and screaming and creaming. i don't know what to do. >> he was
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>> officer colson dwru up if will philadelphia and went to college in virginia. flags have been lowered to half-staff in maryland and pennsylvania. we're following a developing story out of chicago. three police officers are shot. take a look at some video we got in of the scene. one suspect is dead and a woman is being questioned in connection with the shoot-out. police say that all of this happened after investigators tried to bust an apparently drug deal. the three officers are being treated in the hospital and they should be okay. that's the latest from the live desk. back to you. to decision 2016 now. and primaries today that could end campaigns. voters in five states head to the polls, missouri, illinois, ohio, north carolina and florida. for the first time this primary season, second polilace won't matter in two of those states. whoever gets the majority of
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get all of the state's delegates. they are winner take all. those winner take all primaries make the stakes that much higher today. governor john kasich is leading donald trump in ohio, but not by a large margin. the most recent polls put senator marco rubio in a distant second place to donald trump in florida. his home state. chuck todd joined us live a little earlier in the newscast and he says today is really all about trump. >> we're basically trying to figure out one thing. does donald trump win enough states and enough delegates where he can win this nomination without having to go to the convention in cleveland or not. >> todd says trump has to win both ohio and florida to secure the nomination without a fight. if he doesn't, and especially if voters come out strong for senator ted cruz today, todd says it's likely many of the candidates will stay in the race through the gop convention th
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to the democrats now, senator bernie sanders trails hillary clinton in all of today's primary contests. but don't count him out. you'll remember sanders defied the polls earlier this month winning michigan's primary even though the polls had him behind. clinton may face big challenges in ohio, illinois and missouri. and we'll have live updating results of all of the primaries in our nbc washington app tonight. be sure to stick around for another 15 minutes for complete coverage of this mega tuesday including a live interview with donald trump ahead on "today." time is 6:50. this morning the prince william county school board is vowing not to be intimidated after renaming a school for a black community leader. earlier this month, the school board voted to change the name of goodwin middle school in dale city, inside nova reports the school board member who proposed the idea founkd a confederate flag scrolled with a racial slur stuck in the family's hail box. on facebook the school board
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to civilized complaints but will not be intimidated. today we could find out more about the future of self-driving cars. we all have opinions about the vehicles and now congress gets a chance to weigh in. a higher up at google is testifying expected to talk about what the company is doing and make a pitch to congress to help fund the cars. the google exec says self-driving cars will make it easier and cheaper and less of a hassle to park. >> you're into the self-driving car. >> i think it's great. if it works, who wants to drive? >> i love driving. >> not me. you like to drive on open country roads. >> i do like an open road, that's very true. for us this morning, open road or not, it is raining outside for a lot of us morning. it will interfere with your morning plans first thing, but not so much of an impact coming up later on today. it's all about
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commute this morning for the rain chances. here you can see on storm team 4 radar, a trough of low pressure is the reason that we have the unsettled weather. a little troughiness here will be lifting out with time, so as a result, the bulk of the rain is in on top of us now. the last chances for rain back here across parts of central west virginia. most of that will cry up as it gets closer to our region, but nonetheless i probably can't give you the all clear on rain chances until about lunchtime. for now, light rain on all corner of the capital beltway and points south along i-95, routes 3, 4, 5, 2, all getting rained on early this morning. melissa has the latest traffic in just a second. 270, pavement still wet and that will be the case here for the next couple of hours. so weather and the impact, cool and wet early this morning. clearing skies and milder by this afternoon. tomorrow will be a nice one. so future weather carries all the rain chances out of here by
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up not down until after 7:00 now, so skies will try to clear out a good bit. so late day sunshine will allow temperatures to climb mostly up into the upper 50s to low and mid-60s. then for tomorrow, dry weather pretty much start to finish. there is a slight little changes of a shower or two tomorrow, but nothing major. tomorrow's temperatures will start out near 50 and end up in the 50s. here is your full "7-day forecast" then . 70s for tomorrow. maybe a slight shower chance late tomorrow or thursday. next big chance for rain shows up on the weekend on sunday. just hearing this my ear we have a problem on the red line single tracking between silver spring and tacoma, deer struck on the rails there. 395 north at duke street, we're slow because of the earlier crash. just adding to the pain of the rain here all over the region this morning
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my roadways this morning. showing you that that is why it will be a bit slow. northbound gw parkway at spout run, a crash there. new crash 66 inbound at 28. that one just popped up for us. 95 north at centrepoint parkway, again, that is gone. we talked it to police and we still have delays there headed northbound. prince george's county overall looking typical. top of the beltway looking pretty typical. and taking a live look at 270 at montrose road, pretty normal volume main and local lanes. well, it was a nightmare commute for metrorail riders that they hope not to repeat this morning. stations got packed after a tunnel fire led to major delays near the mcpherson square station. that's where we find molette green monitoring the morning commute. >> reporter: early morning passengers breathing a sigh of relief after hearing about and experiencing normal service this morning. many starting this day with their finger
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>> i can't be frustrated early in the morning, so i just pray and keep it moving. all you can do. >> reporter: keeping it you'ving is what people want. work crews spent the night making those repairs after a fire in the tunnel just west of mcpherson square. and the station opened on time this morning with normal service running on the blue, orange and silver lines. that is the latest live here from mcpherson square. molette green, news 4. back to you. it is 6:55. today there will be a neighborhood meeting to educate you about the zika virus ahead of the summer. meeting is tonight at 6:30 on georgia avenue. officials say while there is no zika threat in d.c. right now, that could change. people people already know the risk factors included with traveling to certain areas, but the advisory commission also says you need to be aware that the mosquitos here at home could also be a big pr
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disease, encephalitis for example. to be aware of where mosquitos breed and how to discourage that breeding. >> in our nbc washington app, we have an updated list of countries with travel warnings and what you need to do about if you must travel to an infected area. just search zika. four things to now before you head out, mother teresa is officially becoming a saint. the vatican approved her second miracle this morning. her canonization will be september 4. people in five states weigh in on the race for the white house today. their votes could make or break campaigns especially in florida and ohio. first two winner take all primaries. three police officers expected to survive a shooting in chicago. they were responding to a drug call. three brothers charged in the death of a prince george's county police f
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the ford brothers are facing 21 charges in officer jacai colson's death. "7-day forecast," showers this morning, but milder later today. and 70s tomorrow, but that's the last of the warm weather at least for a little while. >> red line single tracking, so reminder there. and 395 north at duke street, not so hot this morning. >> we deal with rain so well around here. >> we do. >> thanks for joining us this morning. >> the "today" show is next.
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good morning. make or break. key contests in five states today. trump wins in florida and ohio would knock most of his rivals out of the race. >> if we win ohio and florida, it's pretty much over. >> if hillary clinton sweeps the day, will it be the end for bernie sanders? >> i feel good about where i am in this campaign. >> our team way weighs in on wh could be the most decisive day of the race. admission. >> the answer is yes. >> the nfl acknowledging a link between football and brain disease. where does the league go from here, and what does it mean for the future of america's most popular sport? weighing in. oj


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