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were on board. >> the train jolted back and i banged my knee and there is a knot on it. >> 35 passengers on the train were hurt, although none seriously. visitation services will be held in hampton, virginia today for a fallen state police trooper. trooper chad dermyer died in the line of duty last thursday. state police say that trooper dermyer approached a man during a training exercise at a bus station in richmond. that man shot him multiple times they say. police later shot and killed the suspect. trooper dermyer's funeral is set for tomorrow. it is 4:30 now. sentencing hearings begin today for a former social media ceo accused of murder. he pled no contest on killing his ex-wife's new husband in loudoun county in january. detectives say wynn broke into do these and cory madison's home and shot cory. prosecutors say wynn w
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spending with his children. a no contest plea has the same consequences as a guilty plea without admitting any wrong doing. maryland lawmakers are considering a plan that could have a major impact on sex abuse and sexual offense trials. a bill could be introduced as early as today that would allow a defendant's previous sex convictions or charges to be used during trial. the bill could have a hard time getting passed because of opposition in the maryland statehouse. it's been home to the redskins, nats and now d.c. united soccer. and today we'll find out what the future of rfk stadium could look like. events d.c. is unveiling several concept plans for the 190 acre campus in southeast washington. so far district officials have suggested that the stadium have what they call recreational facilities and anchor facilities. some community members are not many that one of those anchor facilities could be a new stadium for the
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they want that area used more for green space, not a place to play football. it is 4:31. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. chuck bell telling us what kind of kay we'day we'll have. >> a little warm-up coming our way for today, but we're stilling with the after effects from yesterday. winds caused a lot of damage across the area over the weekend. one man in bethesda knocked out by falling debris after a huge tree came crashing down. another woman was trapped in her house after a tree fell on to where she was living. cars also took a beating and the winds were howling out there. peak gusts, 53 miles per hour at both dulles and bwi, reagan national gusted to 50 miles per hour. and the chance for rain coming our way later today, so have your umbrella handy. april starting off colder than march if you can believe that. freeze warnings for tonight,
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up as we finish out the week. so the big question remains where is all the warm air. if you're traveling today, that snow on storm team 4 radar, snow for northern new jersey, parts of new york and new england, for us the tail end will be bringing us rain chances by later on this afternoon. could slow down your afternoon commute. let's show nothing slows down the morning commute. right now nothing slowing down the morning commute. have a little bit of construction here and there, but we'll talk about that in a second. we have one crash down in shares. right now 66 and 95 as we're looking at the metro area, nothing really slowing anything. here is the problem in st. mary's. pinen point at drayden, all lanes blocked because of that investigation. the construction i was talking about, northbound 3rd street tunnel at massachusetts avenue, that work zone has all lanes blocked. alternate in place there. they push you off of 395 and you get back on. woodrow wilson bridge, just fine. i'll
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the deadly accident involving a fairfax county police cruiser may have been because of bad weather and poor lighting. it happened along beulah street in the alexandria section of the county saturday night. police say an officer hit jeffrey aguilar when aguilar stepped out will into the stree. the officer had a green light and the dash cam recorded the crash. police have not identified the officer, but say the officer has been with the department for two years. the time is 4:34. service out of d.c.'s 911 center was affected by this weekend's strong winds. the center lost lights and air conditioning after power outage around 11:00 on saturday night. the director for the city's unified communications office moved the operations to the backup location in northwest during the outages. those outages did not impact 911 calls or communications with first responders. the city's 311 line did go down for about two hours.
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stabbing are both recovering this morning. arlington police say one stabbed the other along four mile run bike path late saturday night. police say the people were drinking together and then fought. both needed medical treatment. they were taken to separate hospitals. investigators are trying to figure out why an suv slammed in to the side of a church in southeast washington. no one was hurt in the vehicle or the church, but you can see the damage here from the video. the suv was towed away from the true gospel tabernacle baptist church just a couple blocks from the maryland line yesterday afternoon. no word on whether the driver faces any charges. to decision 2016. tomorrow voters in wisconsin weigh in on the big race. polls show senators bernie sanders and ted cruz leading their respective races. suggesting wisconsin voters hey go against the frontrunner. senator sanders is also gaining
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on hillary clinton's duouble digit lead in new york. yesterday we learned there will be another democratic debate before new york's april 19 primary. something the clinton cam pin resisted for weeks. >> i'm confident we will. our campaigns are trying to reach an agreement about that. we've offered dates. >> in the republican race, donald trump hopes to recover after what he called not his finest week. senator crux z is asking voterso reject trump after his comments on abortion and nato. >> nominating donald trump would be a train wreck. and today's not fair to train wrecks. >> senator cruz and trump may be working together to keep ohio governor john kasich from the republican convention this summer in cleveland. more on how that would work when nbc's edward lawrence joins us at 4:45. nbernie sanders could be on the d.c. primary
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all. d.c. council could hold an emergency vote tomorrow to include his name despite a mistake by local election officials. sanders' name was not on the ballot after the d.c. democratic party submitted his registration paperwork late. so we are all feeling the excitement for the wallinationa team. they face the braves today. they've gets ghooosebumps. >> the day you lose the butterflies, is the day it's out of your system. >> the nats home opener is thursday afternoon. >> so exciting. we went to the exhibition game on saturday. just so fun to be down at the park. you could feel everyone being excited about the new season. #. >> and despite the weather, it felt like spring. >> saturday wasn't a badded day. sunday not so
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chia pet this year. >> excellent. looks pretty clear on radar right now, but should you pull out the umbrella for the kids? chuck bell will let us know in the next weather and traffic on the 1s. one week after a major hack, are our hospitals in our region back up and running? and we're just getting word of a triple stabbing in prince george's county. latesfrom the live desk next t.
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i'm kristen wright at the live desk. developing now, a triple stabbing in prince george's county. here is what we know from police at this point. police were responding to a business in the 700 block of katie drive and they found three men stabbed there, that is in ft. washington. we're told one of those victims is a security guard there, but still a lot of questions about what exactly is going on. molette green just arrived there and will have more for us in a little bit bit. 4:41. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. hoping spring comes back today. >> and you know who else is hoping that the kiddos. hey, chuck. >> they will have to layer up again. it
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morning the wind is out of the southwest. so it will warm us up considerably. we are well up into the upper 60s today. but already a couple sprinkles here in northern maryland out in the mountains of west virginia. rain chances are increasing with time during the day today a. so on your way out, have the umbrella ready to go. shorts and t-shirts not needed as colder air is coming back in. you will need jeans and a wind breaker. we'll rise into the mid and upper 60s today, but again, another strong cold front means a blast of subfreezing temperatures by tomorrow morning. melissa, it is not feeling like april anytime too soon. >> when you still need the puffy code in april, it's not okay. piney point and drayden, all lanes blocked because of a crash investigation. 270 from frederick to the spur, going to take you 26 minutes. exactly what should happen here on any average monday morning. remember to listen to our friends on wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. 66 and 95
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prince george's county overall no problems. had that earlier road work inbound branch avenue and that is now cleared out of the way. 4:43 right now. it is a new push to get john kasich out of the race. a and gunned down in front of her own daughter, now police say the man who pulled the trigger
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i'm kristen wright at the live desk. in greece, the eu has just started deporting migrants and
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people you see are being put on to boats most from pakistan. this is part of an agreement between the european union and turkey to control the mass influx of people into europe about under this deal, my xwrapts arriving illegally to greece will be september to turkey good they don't apply to to asylum or if their asylum claim is rejected. back to our coverage now of decision 2016. which is adviisconsin voters gos tomorrow plus a new effort to push john kasich out of the convention in july. edward lawrence has the latest. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump is saying governor john kasich should drop out because there is no way for him to win the nomination. gud s donald trump saying him being in the race is hurting trump's chances. the latest polls show ted cruz is leading donald trump 43% to 37% with john kasich coming it
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on the democratic side, senator bernie sanders holding a two point lead over hillary clinton. most ever tof the candidates we wisconsin. donald trump visited a milwaukee diape diner. he says he's the only candidate that could make good deals to break the gridlock in the country. senator ted cruz says trump is nom -- nominating trump on the republican side would put hillary clinton into the white house. for the democrats, clinton is in new york today. she will be campaigning for the race that happens there in two weeks. so senator bernie sanders turned his attention to donald trump saying that he is the only candidate on the democratic side who can win a general election. reporting live on capitol hill, edward lawrence. now back to you. >> and we're staying on top of breaking news on a trip he wile
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stabbing stabbi stabbing on keady drive in ft. washington. molette, what are you finding out? >> reporter: we just spoke to prince george's county police who tell us when they got here about 2:00 a.m., they found three adult men stabbed at this restaurant and launch called har tee any's here on caddeddy drive. they tell me that one of the victims is a security guard working at this establishment. all three are at the hospital expected to survive their injuries. now, we're still working to find out more about what exactly happened, but the altercation, the fight we understand took place both inside and outside the restaurant and lounge. working to find out a motive and suspect information. that is the latest live from cady drive, we're not too far from livingston road here in ft. washington. back to you. maryland state police say alcohol may have
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the car drove off the beltway off-ramp at the connecticut avenue exit early sunday morning. the car came crashing down on to kensington parkway. the driver jose torres was thrown from the car and killed. and police say derrick lewis violated a protective order when he went to a home saturday night. they say he argued with his ex-girlfriend christina fisher and shot her. fisher's 15-year-old daughter called 911. lewis was arrested this middleburg and charged with murder and violating a protective order. today you can roll up your sleeves to help local heros in the community. the prince william county police department is hosting a blood drive this honor of its fallen and wounded officers. a similar drive was held last month. officers david mcquinn and jesse
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shooting that also killed officer ashley begin did not oig. the blood drive is happening on freedom center boulevard. it will take place from 10:00 this morning until 6:00 tonight. addiction to prescription pain killers and heroin are now a national epidemic. soon montgomery officers will be better equipped to help people who hey overdose on opioids. tonight officers will learn how to use narcan which is a drug that counters the effects. take training is happening at the county's public safety building. there shouldn't be any problems today with the xurter system at any medstar health area hospitals. the health system says it's restored the computers that physicians use to access medical records. last week the entire system was hacked. staff had to use paper records. the baltimore sun reports the hackers ghabded the equivalent of more than $18,000 in digital currency in exchange fkeys
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regain access. animal lovers listen up, some puppy, kittens and guinea pig are on the move. the humane society is closing its adoption center on georgia avenue and moving if to a shelter in northwest. that is happening because the humane society and rescue league both great organizations are coming together, they are merging. and for those of you thinking abouted a don adopting, they do free off street parking. >> a perk in this city. >> love a free parking spot. >> at a premium. so whatever happened to the mild weather has been all that anyone asks me about anymore. >> you were bombarded this weekend. >> 83 on friday and now we're talking about freeze warnings tonight. so it looks like april will get off to a much colder start than march finished on for sure. and in addition to the cold, we're also dealing with rain
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there right now, but that will be changing. about an 80% to 90% chance you will get hit by a raindrop before this day is done. take your umbrella with you. back to dry weather, but it will be cold and dry both tuesday morning and wednesday morning, likely to have freeze temperatures out there and windchills by tomorrow morning, it will feel like it's only 20 degrees tomorrow morning. today traveling up to new york and boston, it's snowing up there this morning. the snow line is about across the middle of pennsylvania. southern p.a. is all in the form of rain now from pittsburgh to state college. light rain showers inching closer to northern maryland. closest raindrops now hancock to hagerstown, martinsburg, maybe a few near frederick county. so be ready for a few drops here this morning. here is future weather to time out the increasing rain chances during the day, not really much of an issue here this morning, but by noontime into the early afternoon, better rain chances
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between about 4:00 and 7:00 p.m., no severe weather, no thunder chances, but nonetheless showers coming our way. out the door you go this morning, it's a cold 36 in leesburg. but 53 in fredericksburg. so a big range in temperatures for us this morning. highs today will be mild. southerly winds get us into the upper 60s to maybe near 70 in a few spots. windy and cold, freeze warnings are up for tomorrow morning and probably again for wednesday morning. opening day on thursday, rain looks likely ahead of another shot of cold air which will keep us cold all the way through the weekend. turn those seat heaters on, melissa mollett. >> i've never turned them off. they have been on since maybe last winter. 95 north, you can see it's running just fine. 66 here inbound from fairfax county parkway to the beltway, going to take you nine minutes exactly as it should so you don't
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there on 66 inbound or outbound. taking a look at the top of the belt qway beltway, nice and green. no construction like we normally see. all of the routes in and out of town up top here looking good. prince george's county, overall no big problems. prince george's county had some earlier road work branch avenue. and piney point road and drayden, all lanes still blocked for that crash investigation. encouraging safety or enabling drug users. the move aimed at helping pair heroin users shoot up. and the cut north carolina come see in fundsing
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welcome back at 4:57. now to a developing story, there is a growing backlash over a controversial law in north carolina and it's hitting home. opponents say the law discriminates against the lgbt community. the law bars transgender people from choosing bathrooms that align with their gender identity. top executives are calling for a repeal and pressure from the federal government is also increasing. including pressure from d.c.'s mayor muriel bowser. she has banned all government related travel to the state. >> we don't want to invest our city dollars in places that will
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discriminate against our people. >> nbc news has confirmed a government wide review is now under way to consider whether to cut billions in federal funding to north carolina. governor insists the law is all about safety. today nato secretary general arrives in washington for a multiday trip. on the agenda is a very nice with president obama at the white house this morning. the two will discuss the global effort to defeat and destroy isis and nato's role in alleviating the refugee and my grant oig crisis in europe. tomorrow tomorrow he will visit ft. bragg and observe a military training exercise. at 4:58, airlines are doing a better job getting travelers on their destinations on time, but that is not stopping the complaints. u.s. national airline quality ratings come out today and par sh partial findings show complaints with up 34%
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yet the latest data also shows that more flights are on time, fewer wbags are being lost and not as many passengers are getting bumped off oversold flights. the full report will be released later this morning. retired u.s. soccer star abby wambach is facing a dui charge. she was pulled over in portland, oregon late saturday night after police say she ran a red light. the two time olympic gold medalist failed a breathalyzer te test. >> a drastic approach to fighting heroin showing promise in canada is being considered here in the u.s. the idea is to provide medically supervised heroin injections. addicts are being given clean needles to prevent infection and disease while staff encourage addicts to move into detox and treatment. heroin related deaths dropped 35%.
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leaders in ithaca, new york including the city's mayor are pushing for similar programs. >> we're proposing an entirely new approach to the war on drug, one based on public about health instead of criminal justice. >> others here in the u.s. want detox centers first arguing basic treatment is missing in small communities. stay with us. "news 4 today" continues right now at 5:00 a.m. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm angie goff in for aaron this morning. so glad that could you join us. we know chuck bell is tracking the forecast over the next 24 hours. >> let's find out what kind of weather we'll have. hoping for a warm-up. it's been really weird, hot, cold, windy. >> the roller coaster continues. we'll go on the way up this morning and the afternoon and then another big drop in temperatures tonight. freeze warnings posted tonight into tomorrow morning. rain chances, as well. not much out there this morning. so if you le


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