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we are facing new criticism about abortion rights. get ready for a big temperature change. sit 6:00. good morning, everyone. i'm angie goff. >> welcome to news 4 on this saturday. you will
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possibly today. tomorrow you will want to bring back the winter coat. >> i brought it out today. i'm ready. >> tom kierein also ready. he's tracking when this will arrive. >> there is a lot going on. can i just take of the show? i'll do the whole hour. a lot of this due to deepening low pressure passing to our north the next 24 hours bringing in big changes. it's balmy, breezy, 60 degrees. we are showing light to moderate rain. all of this moving color, very light rain into washington, maryland. it's all heading off to the north and east. the rain showers move on through. then we'll gradually be drying out the rest of the afternoon. temperatures right now are in the 50s to our west. upper 50s, near
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chesapeake bay. all of these areas from the mountains to the eastern shore, 55-mile-per-hour gusts or higher. we could have scattered power outages later on tonight. a look at the other big changes over the next several days. that's coming up in a few minutes. a developing story this morning. a man is seriously hurt after being struck by a driver of a car in southeast d.c. police say this happened 10:30 last night at the intersection of alabama avenue and ainger place. a two-day search will begin for two kids missing for a year and a half. sarah and jacob last seen with mom catherine in 2014. she said she left them with a friend and has since been committed to a psychiatric facility. their father looking for volunteers to come out and help
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gaston recreation park. he said this latest effort is based on new information. >> i don't necessarily believe they're there. but it is one of the more plausible scenarios we can come up with. that's why there is a rush to get this done. >> that will start in three hours, 9:00 at goshen recreation park. a man is dead and another is injured in a double stabbing. police were called around 8:00 last night. neighbors say they heard some sort of dispute on the street. this is arlington's first homicide this year. police have not yet released the name of the victim. the seven is now on for the suspects. alexandria just had its first homicide of the year as well. a 69-year-old man was found on self
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from a head injury. he died from those injuries yesterday. he was walking from his home when someone assaulted him during a robbery. if you have any information, police want to hear from you. ♪ >> the sound of a community in mourning gathered for a vigil to honor the memory of chad dermyer last night. the husband, father of two gunned down in a richmond bus thursday. james brown iii of illinois. >> had it not been for trooper chad, i can't imagine how many more lives would have been lost. >> here's what police say they found on the suspect brown when they searched him. 143 unspent rounds of ammunition. two women were hurt in that exchange of gunfire. a bullet brazed one of the women
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they are both expected to be okay. president obama is slamming donald trump. the president said a lot of important work has started even if the goodwill of stopping the spread of nukes does not happen in his lifetime. then he was asked about trump's suggestion that south korea and japan arm themselves with nuclear weapons. >> the person who made the statement the doesn't know much about foreign policy or nuclear policy or the korean peninsula or the world generally. >> well, the president said trump's comments came up with foreign leaders at the summit. he said other nations want sobriety and clarity from the united states. >> donald trump told
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should remain where they are. he said he just responded to the question hypothetically. all of this tees us up for another "meet the press". that's tomorrow. chuck todd will break down how the most controversial comments are impacting him. medstar is about 90% back to normal after being hacked this week. electronic health records and scheduling. they do not believe patient information was ever compromised. it africaed all 10 medstar hospitals in d.c. and maryland, including 250 clinics. >> on the topic of hacking, he is accused of getting into a former president's private e-mail accout.
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facing criminal charges. he was a romanian citizen. he successfully hacked into george w. bush's e-mail three years ago and allegedly posted the former president's e-mails, private family photos and artwork, including a self portrait of the president in the bathtub. romania will prosecute lazar >> it is 6:07. a judge orders a deputy to shock a defendant. the new punishment for the man behind the bench. urgen actiotn
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>> all right. we have to explain what you just saw right there. that was a look inside a charles county courtroom. the defendant was wearing a stun cuff. you heard the judge say do it when the defendant ignored orders to stop talking. it delivers an electric shock for five seconds. we do know that john rocket maley pleaded guilty to civil rights violation. he had to pay a $5,000 fine. >> mosquito season is here. experts got together for a zika virus summit in atlanta. it is already in the u.s. now. there is growing evidence that the is virus can affect an unborn child. the breed is showing up in the southern half of the u.s. in parts of the northeast and the midwest as well. health experts say urge
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>> if we wait until we see widespread transmission in the united states, if we wait until the public is panicking because they are seeing babies born with birth defects in every state or across the country, we have waited too long. >> state and local health officials are working to develop game plans. they are identifying areas to spraying insecticide and educating women the best ways to a void infection the major temperature swing we're expecting and how you can plan for one of the coldest days in weeks. >> can you smell it? peanuts. yeah. that won't stop baseball fans from enjoying the gamement a little weather would never
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wall street. the nra. they're powerful. they usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks. and when washington insiders wrote a loophole to let the nra spend dark money to kill gun safety laws, donna edwards said 'no' she's fighting to ban assault weapons and putting the safety of our communities first. because to democrat donna edwards,
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by this time tomorrow, near freezing changes. a look at that and the next seven days in a couple of minutes. >> thanks. we'll check in with you then. take a look at the video right here. a power line struck by lightning after a storm rolled through potomac. it caused a fire right there. officials from montgomery county fire and rescue shot the footage before firefighters were able to get the flames out. a knife found at the o.j. simpson former estate is not the murder weapon used to kill his ex-wife and her friend. investigators ruled it out after a few weeks of forensics tests. a construction worker found the knife while working at his estate a decade ago. he gave it to a retired officer. the actual murder weapon has never been found a los angeles man charged with murdering his son for being gay. police arrested 69-year-old isa after officers respon
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they got there and discovered the body of his wife and 29-year-old son. detectives said that isa -- they found his wife's body in a bathroom. he said he shot his son in self-defense because the young man was threatening him with a knife. police say no knife was found at the scene. gilbert said he went to renew his fishing license. the clerk asked him what his job was. he told him he worked for the university, without specific what exactly he did there. when the license arrived, he realized it said toilet cleaner. walmart has apologized.
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it is free. don't put any hard things in your pillows. my daughter puts all of her toys in her pillowcase. i'm like howe can you sleep? >> that's cheating. you can't do that with this. the nats won 4-3 against the twins. news 4 spoke to fans. >> so excited baseball is back. can't wait to see what is new at the stadium. >> first year i'm having season tickets. i'm excited. >> will the team be able to hold off the twins when they play later today? the official home opener is this thursday. not really feeling like baseball weather. >> yeah, i know. that is the other big question. is the exhibition game good to go, tom number. >> it's feeling like hockey weather. after all, the capitals are still playing. >> that's right. >> around here we've got some rai
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if you're about to head out the door, grab an umbrella. we have showers coming on through. storm team 4 showing rain heading northeast. it's all along the 95 corridor from here up to boston. if you're going to be driving or flying, minor delays. not a lot of rain. just enough to make everything wet in the shepb dounandoah val. this is coming into the metro area. light rain coming through. your weather headlines, these morning showers turning windy and colder by this time tomorrow morning. keep that winter gear handy. you'll be happy you did. strong gusts of wind. all of this area under wind advisories and wind warnings. gusts could be over 60. generally, 50 miles per hour in the metro a
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outages late tonight, tomorrow morning. we have this area off to the north and west. northern montgomery county, points west in a freeze warning, midnight through 10:00 sunday morning. your car likely will be frosty tomorrow morning. upper 20s, low 30s. this is northern montgomery, howard, frederick, virginia, loudoun, shenandoah valley. tomorrow morning for freezing temperatures. we're in the 50s all around the region. hour-by-hour forecast, hovering near 60 with sunshine coming back. four-day forecast, more changes on the way after the wind dies down tomorrow, low 50s. maybe a shower on monday. next week, chilly next week. chance of showers on thursday. that's the way it hooks. >> thank you,
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some track work may happen after 10:00 p.m. on some lines when the rider ship is very light. here are tips if you're headed down. travel at off peak times. avoid smithsonian if you can. metro opening early for the credit union 10-mile run. use smithsonian there or le infante. see you monday morning for news 4 today. all right. here's a question for you. do you shop online after a few glasses of wine. there is a surge in drunk shopping. >> more of you are kicking back with wine or your drink of choice and buying online late at night. kristen dahlgren reports on this trend. >> got plans tonight? dinner, a few cocktails
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clicks. you're not alone if the urge to spend kicks in sometimes after midnight friday. >> shoes. >> a scooter. >> online retailer list says orders are up 48% friday. late one night brittany decided to buy fit bit. >> i drank a whole bottle of wine. i got one for my mom, dad, sister, and myself. >> late night shoppers spend 30% more than their school night counterparts. >> it is all about stress relief and anxiety. it gives you a happy surge. it is something people are looking for at the end of a long workweek. >> it seems women are leading the charge. >> the pieces people want to shop for when they are drunk confident are the pieces that make you feel good. >> dress sales up a whopping 320%. lingerie soars 50%. shoe sales double. especially the epe
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the urge? experts say always check return policies. don't save your credit card info online. and set up a separate e-mail for all of those offers. >> unfortunately for shoppers, retailers are very aware this is a trend as well. so they are seeing more targeted ads. >> ads that might make you think you can't live without the -- >> shoes, shirts, skis i didn't need. all the essentials, right? >> i know. it's easy to do. >> well, if you are planning on taking a cruise with royal caribbean, you may be paying more. for the second time in less than a year, they are hiking service charges. it plans to increase the automatic gratuity to $13.50 per person per day. if you are staying in a suite you will pay even more. royal caribbean said customers
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rates by prepaying before april 14th. >> 80 and sunday one day. then down to 20 degrees two days later. folks, i hope you're ready for this. we are getting you prepared for a weather alert sunday. a major temperature change and strong winds. >> developing right now s. several states dealing with major storm damage. wind and rain take out homes and power across the southeast. >> happening today, the biggest muslim center in the western hemisphere oficiallyf
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the time right now is 6:30. here's a look at our top stories this morning. a man is seriously hurt after being struck by a driver of a car in southeast. this happened at 10:30 at the intersection of alabama and ainger place. >> sarah and jacob hoggle search. >> one man is dead, another hurt after a stabbing. it is arlington's first homicide this year. the search is now
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suspects. so we're talking rain today. bitter cold tomorrow. we are hoping we can get you prepared for a storm team 4 weather alert day. good morning once again. >> glad you can join us. i'm angie goff. storm team 4 meteorologist tom keeper is here to break down what we can all expect. and, tom, you said march was having some identity issues. now we're into april. >> yeah. well, you know, it's spring time. that is a battle between winter and summer. i have said it over and over. winter will be winning out this time tomorrow morning. weather alert day during the morning hours. right now getting some rain. showing this area of rain. moving across virginia, maryland, and the district. if you're about to head out the door, hour-by-hour forecast by noon time, sun breaking out. remaining cool in the afternoon.
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hovering near 60 midafternoon. but this time tomorrow morning, down into the 30s and maybe below freezing in several places. >> tom, thank you. 6:32. a new mosque and muslim cultural center going to open its doors in maryland today. it is located just off good luck road. vice president joe biden and the president of turkey and several other dignitaries around the world expected to be there today. tracee wilkins has the latest. >> it is the largest muslim center in america you are instantly transported as soon as you walk on campus. >> i've never been to turkey. but everybody that has been there says this is just like being there. >> it goes three stories. there is a basketball center, swimming. ? we have a mo
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we have a fellowship hall, which soon will be a four star restaurant serving issue and mediterranean cuisine, a turkish bath. >> some people who live near this center are worried about security. >> i'm afraid they may be victimized rather than anything else. in today's society, that is h h highly likely. and that is a shame. >> i hope we will not have a problem. we move on faith and faith alone. >> all attendees must have security clearance. >> prince george's county police officers have been working with us for the last few months. turkey secret service is also here. the hope is all will go well as it is striving to be a gathering place for
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faiths. >> it can become contagious. >> tracee wilkins reporting there. you can show your support for our nation's police officers today. a support rally at the national law enforcement academy and judiciary square. it is organized by united for blue, a group formed to increase public support for our nation's law enforcement officers by uniting them with the communities they seven. the marine corps. 17.75k kicks off today. guindon shot and killed on her first day on the job on a domestic abuse call. it runs throughout forrest park. you may want to give yourself a little extra
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closures. a bold attack in fairfax county is under investigation this morning. police are searching for the men who robbed and sexually assaulted a woman behind the commerce plaza shopping center in springfield. the man forced her into a dumpster before he a attacked her. they do have is a surveillance picture of the car. sit a red older model with a distinguished white or gray mark on one side. a developing story this morning. cleanup under way after strong storms hit parts of the southeast. nearly 4,000 people near maicon, georgia lost power thursday night. high winds and heavy rains did what you see there, damaged roofs, took down power lines. multiple reports of tornadoes touching down in mississippi. more than a dozen homes in total.
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the brussels airport remains close closed. police unions reached a preliminary deal with the government on improved airport security. the unions have threatened to strike if their demands were not met. >> a man is facing charges after police said he used craigslist and the social media
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have contact with under-aged girls. she told him she was 14. that didn't stop evans. investigators say on more than one occasion he drove to her house in montgomery county for sex. police believe there may be other victims especially in the baltimore area. evans is free on bond. >> a light coat might not be enough for him. track rain, wind, and bitter cold temperatures. yeah, it is april. how long they'll last and with when we can expect nicer weather to make a return. ten issues in less than a year. the problem repeatedly shutting down one of
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if you're about to head out the door, you'll need an umbrella. storm team 4 showing in maryland and the district, advancing a off north and east. it will stay with us until 9:00 or so. we will be drying out this afternoon. big changes on the way. windy and colder. the latest on that in
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>> tom, thank you. got the "today" show up next on nbc 4. see what they've got coming up. >> that's right. erica hill and craig melvin joining us live from new york. good morning. >> good to see you. >> nice to see you. ahead on a saturday morning on "today", donald trump caught in the middle of the abortion debate. president obama appears to call him out. and the gop establishment trying to take him on as well. we're there live. you heard of a bull in a china shop. what about a bull loose on the streets of new york. thanks to one popular comedian, that bull's future got a whole lot brighter. a florida high school baseball coach looking to inspire the team a little bit. he said, listen, guys, if you win 14 games this year, you can name my unborn child. now they are one game away. we
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the team when we get started on a saturday morning here on "today". >> mom didn't know? >> she wasn't in on it from the beginning. >> interesting surprise there. >> can't with wait for that sound bite. >> thanks, guys. >> so if you had plans to visit the washington monument today, heads-up. it will be closed all day. show you a live look at the monument this morning. 80 people were stranded at the top yesterday afternoon when another elevator tpmalfunctione and they had to walk down 900 steps. we're work to go learn exactly when it will reopen >> a live look at the white house this morning where a big protest is expected to happen later today. you may have to deal with the clouds of marijuana smoke if you are headed that way. they exp
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they will be smoking pot. organizers of last year's successful ballot measure that legalized pot in d.c. are behind the protest. the laws are not uniform across the country. the protesters want president obama to change that before he leaves office. >> we thought we were getting change. if he want us to come out and vote for the democratic nominee, he needs to do this now. >> it will happen right in front of the white house 2:00 this afternoon. >> there is an easier way for virginia and maryland residents to get a life-saving medication called narcan. a leading activist says there's been a setback when it comes to who can dispense that drug. >> 1004,
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>> when it became available without a prescription, they have trained workers, even drug abusers themselves. >> you spray half up one nostril. >> it is one of the most frightening things in the world. >> priceless. you can't put a price on that. >> she was told to stop saying this only permits pharmacist ises and law enforcement to district narcan. >> this is coming down to an interpretation of the law. the doctor said it allows for trainers to dispense. at w
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>> this is a life-saving medication. when people need a life-saving medication, they need it now not two weeks from now. >> now at wood is appealing to see if the rules could be reinterpreted or altered. now getting it from cvs stores just got earlier. cvs provides narcan without a prescription. much like getting some cold medicines. it is still kept behind the counter. well, remember the big metro shutdown a few weeks ago? how can you forget? we have learned where the biggest traffic jams were during that closure. d.c., arlington and alexandria had a 14% spike in congestion during what became an extended morning rush hour. now the worst areas were downtown. probably no surprise here. 270 was also onha
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395 through arlington and alexandria, as well as 295. >> all right. so we have your drum, right, angie? >> it's still in the box. >> you can race it today. the drone event is from 3:00 to 11:00. along with racing, local vendors and nonprofits will be talking how drones are used from wildlife conservation to cell phone tower inspections. >> they are unknown. people >> tony: what to think on it. people have an opportunity to speak with experts in the field and learn firsthand and get to experience what it is like to pilot small drones.
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>> we're looking at light rain across the area as well. and a really big change the next 24 hours temperature wise. >> a lot of things going on. a lot of things going on outside too. the nationals are going to have an exhibition game. we have the kuyt festival going on. the event with the drones. right now rain showers showing up. between here and boston, it's wet. we're getting wet in the metro area and northern sa va and maryland. if you plan on getting out, a bike ride or a run, upper 50s but drying out. the rest of the afternoon, hovering near 60. might be isolated shower southern maryland, northern neck, eastern shore. morning showers giving way to a windy, colder sunday. weather alert day for sunday
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mainly in the morning. 55-mile-per-hour gusts or higher. we could have is power outages as well. that's late tonight into sunday morning. by this time tomorrow morning, shenandoah valley, northern montgomery, points north and west, it's a freeze warning. you may have a frosty car. temperatures 28 to 33. after the wind diminishes with sunshine, low 50s. small chance of a shower. chilly on tuesday and wednesday with the sun back. drying out and cool again on friday. a lot of things going on. >> for sure. all right, tom, thank you. so we often are telling you about heroic stories. can you imagine actually saving someone from the brink of death. yeah. it is rare for sure. that's what happened to one secret service officer. now he is nominated for homeland security's highest service award for saving a life not once
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megan fitzgerald has the story. >> not much is predictable for secret service officers. just ask cody hughes. she's been interacting with the public for years. >> there can be different scenarios. >> the last three months there have been three times she saved the lives of complete strangers. one man collapsed in lees burg. she revived a homeless man lying on the bench at lafayette park. but in 2014 -- >> an elderly gentleman collapsed and was turning blue. so my medical instincts kicked in. >> he is also the mayor of benolio, new mexico.
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too. >> carlos was also there that day and for the first time since, he's able to personally thank his hero. >> i'm so glad he's doing good. >> they have gone on to celebrate so many moments since then. and it's all thanks to an officer who goes above and beyond because she cares. >> i like helping people. if i see something isn't right i'm going to go and assess to see if everything is okay. >> next week hughes will be recognized by the town of lees burg. she will be presented with an award to thank her for her heroism. megan fitzgerald, news 4. >> pretty incredible. she's so modest about it too. 6:52 is your time. four things to know on this saturday. we start with the district. a man seriously hurt after being struck by a car in southeast. it happened 10:30 at the section
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place. >> a double stabbing in arlington. police were called around 8:00 last night. this is arlington's first homicide this year. the seven is now on for the suspects. >> a renewed search for two children missing since 2014. sarah and jacob hoggle last seen with mother catherine. it begins at goshen park. a new mosque and cultural center will open its doors today. the $110 million facility is located off good luck road. the vice president of jordan, and other dignitaries around the world are expected to be there today. the adorable prediction jimmy fallon came up
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er potential, following the van hollen model, to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message. we have a tie-breaker. >> this is the most scientific way to predict winners here. this is according to jimmy fallon. north carolina takes the ncaa championship game they predict. he had them try to guess the winner of the "tonight show" would be ahead of the final four. >> why wouldn't
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can come on. >> look at that face. >> i can't handle it. >> the final four kicks off this evening. the villanova wildcats and sooners will square off. the north carolina tar heels and syracuse orange square off. the national championship is set for amon night. this is houston's first final four since 2011 and second at nrg stadium. >> and the weather department too. >> have an umbrella this morning. windy and cold by this time tomorrow morning.
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good morning. another about face. donald trump weighing in again with new stance on the hot button issue. >> at this moment, the laws are set. we have to leave it that way. >> is his campaign quick to jump in. saying he will work to change the laws if heecomes president as he avoids a stinging loss in wisconsin. and the race on the democratic side is turning nasty. bernie sanders saying they need an apology. it is all setting a stage for a major battle in the badger state. we're there live. this is spring? a bitter blast of c

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