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and all new tonight, how she says she tried to get him out of a dangerous environment. breaking news in annapolis tonight. maryland lawmakers go down to the wire debating tougher rules for drunk drivers in the name of a local police officer killed in the line of duty. and d.c. is about to get a new national monument, the declaration that president obama will make tomorrow. >> "news4 at 11":00 starts now. >> two 15-year-olds killed at the same metro station two weeks apart. good evening, everybody. i'm jim handly. >> and i'm wendy reiger sitting in for doreen. tonight one victim's mother says she was trying to get her son out of harm's way. john evans iii died today after he was stabbed while leaving the deanwood metro station in northeast. this happened near the fairgate. and police have released this picture of the man they say is connected to the case through surveillance video.
with reaction from the victim's mother and her message for the suspect. shomari? >> reporter: well, jim and wendy, tonight that mother wants the suspect to turn himself in. we showed her a picture of the suspect on our nbc washington app, and she was stunned. she says that she desperately misses her son. she wants the suspect to turn himself in. tonight police are searching for the suspect and will continue to tell you about it. let's listen to what this mother has to say. >> i just feel empty. >> reporter: taraji wells is filled with sadness. her son john evans was murdered in northwest d.c. today. >> it's hard for any parent to go through something like this. >> reporter: in an only on 4 interview, she tells me her 15-year-old son was stabbed inside the deanwood metro station when he passed through the fare gate and headed towards an escalator. he died at a hospital when was the last time you spoke to your son? >> this morning. i was sick. and i couldn't take him to his po
me and said he would be back. >> reporter: his mom had recently moved to richmond, virginia to keep him away from the violence she says is here in the northwest d.c. he was in town for a court appearance. >> i just wish i would have went with him this morning. >> reporter: police released this security camera pictures of the suspect. investigators believe john evans was stabbed when he and the suspect got in a fight while leaving the station. >> he just took a part of me that i can't get back. >> reporter: about two weeks ago, 15-year-old devonte washington was shot and killed at the deanwood station. he was on his way to get a haircut for easter. police arrested the suspect. >> there is too many children, black kids losing their lives for dumb stuff. and they really need to wake up and realize life is too short. >> reporter: and tonight police urge anyone with information about this case to give them a call. investigators are offering a
reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. live outside the d.c. police headquarters, i'm shomari stone, news4. and we're following some breaking news in annapolis tonight, where maryland lawmakers are pushing the deadline to pass some tougher rules for drunk drivers. >> their session ends at midnight tonight. they have until then to pass noah's law. with montgomery county police officer noah leota's parents there to watch. >> jackie? >> reporter: well, the noise that you can hear behind me is the house is taking a ten-minute break. going over some committee work. the senate is in session right now. dozens of laws and bills have been hurt here tonight. but they have not yet brought up noah's law, which would expand the use of ignition interlocks on drivers and drunk drivers' vehicles. it hit a snag yesterday that we understand was ironed out in conference committee
we understand that an amended version agreeable to both sides have been printed and is ready to be voted on as the clock tick downs to midnight now. a short time ago, i spoke to maryland governor larry hogan. he is a strong supporter of this law. >> you know, we've got a problem with drunk drivers and repeatedly having issues. i think this is something that is really going to help. i think it's something there is almost unanimous support for both sides of the aisle. and a lot of people want to see it happen. and we're hopeful we're going to get it done. >> reporter: officer leota's parents have been here since 8:00 this morning. i talked to his father this afternoon. they said they are here. they will be here until midnight. but again, the feeling here is that there is agreement on both sides for the passage of this law. but again, we won't know. we won't have all the details until passage. live in annapolis, jackie bensen, news4. >> thank you. it finally felt a bit more like ri
is coming with rain in the forecast that could impact your morning commute tomorrow. let's go now to doug kammerer in storm team 4. how much are you talking? >> we're not talking a lot of rain. but we are talking about the timing of this rain. it moves in right during the early morning rush. that's also when we see the heaviest rain moving on through. this is not going to be a big storm that dumps a lot of rain. but again, the timing is the key. you can see that storm back to the west. this is actually a cold front moving our way. that's not what we want to hear. we're in the 70s today. we don't want a cold front. but we are going to get that cold front coming on through, bringing us that rain into the day tomorrow. so tomorrow your commuter forecast, breezy with showers and rain, around 56 degrees for the a.m. commute. take your time. take the umbrella with you to work. by tomorrow afternoon, we see some sunshine. temperatures will be significantly cooler tomorrow after 70s today. only 60 tomorrow. i'll show you when temperatures go back up in my forecast. d.c. mayor muriel bowser brought good news to a community in southeast today where a 7-year-old girl was shot last week. police have arrested 27-year-old michael wis
today. officers saying that a stray bullet from his gun hit the little girl last friday as she was walking with her family on knox place. she is still in the hospital, but she is doing well. mayor bowser walked those same streets today to talk to neighbors about the violence and to pray with them. new tonight, drivers got to voice some questions and concerns about that i-95 express lane extension in virginia. that plan would bring the lanes eight miles north to the ead street area. tonight drivers question what impact that would have from slug lines to bus service along the corridor. the project is expected to be completed some time next year. starting on may 1, you're going to have to fork over a bit of cash if you're looking to get your first driver's license in the district. a new law requires 30 hours of driving school, eight hours of on the road training before you can even take the driving test. and the only place to get that training, private
hundreds, even a thousand dollars or more. today councilwoman mary chase said that doesn't seem right. >> of course we want people to be trained to drive properly. but what will it mean for people modest means? some of these courses can cost a thousand dollars or more. >> d.c. schools used to provide driver's ed for a nominal fee, but they stopped in 2009. cheh is going to bring this issue up in a hearing later this month. we're just over a week now from the critical new york primary. and a new nbc news/wall street journal poll out has both front-runners with double-digit leads. hillary clinton ahead of bernie sanders by 14 points on the democratic side heading into their brooklyn debate. that's on thursday night. and donald trump is leading big on the republican side. 54% of new york republicans say they'll vote for trump. john kasich is a distant second. trump is hoping new york puts him back on track after los
convention in colorado. ted cruz managed to secure all 30 delegates from that state. and trump says winning the delegate game shouldn't be how a nominee is picked. >> now they're trying to pick off those delegates one by one. that's not the way democracy is supposed to work. the system is rigged. it's crooked. >> the latest thing he seized upon is when people vote against him, they're stealing the election. >> ted cruz is so far behind the new york polls, he is already campaigning in california. the state has 172 delegates up for grabs in june. virginia governor terry mcauliffe says he will not support a plan to use the electric chair as an alternative method for executions in the commonwealth. the governor vowed to veto any efforts by the general assembly to change the capital punishment law. lawmakers proposed making executions a backup because lethal injection
scarce. an increasing number of pharmacies are refusing to provide them. governor mcauliffe proposed an alternate measure which would keep the names of the pharmacies secret to protect them from public scrutiny. the more we learn about it, the scarier it gets. that's the sobering update from cdc and nih officials about the zika virus. researcher news say unborn babies are at risk throughout a pregnancy rather than just the first trimester. and the mosquitos that carry the virus have now been found in 30 states, including d.c., maryland, and virginia. but the biggest risk may be for pregnant women along the gulf coast. >> areas of extreme poverty and poor neighborhoods in u.s. gulf coast cities such as houston and new orleans, maybe tampa that we are highly vulnerable to seeing zika virus transmission leading to microcephaly cases. >> another warning today about zika. it can cause other forms of brain damage inba
after birth. a former woman's basketball coach with ties to maryland has been acquitted on sexual abuse charges. bryce mckee was briefly an assistant coach for the university of maryland. but the charges stem from his time at zavier university. a player there accused him of groping her at his home. today a kentucky judge found mckee not guilty of those charges. mckee resigned from maryland in august after those charges were filed. an attorney for the player is calling this ruling sad. the sheriff of anne arundel county tonight strongly denies allegations that he assaulted his wife. officers arrested sheriff ronald bateman last night after his wife called police to the couple's home. according to charging documents, bateman did not hit his wife, but held her down on a bed and pushed her to the floor to get his money clip back. in a statement today, bateman said he will continue to work, but only in an administrative role. he
took place, just a very emotional argument between a husband and wife. sheriff bateman is charged with second-degree assault. next at 11:00, charged with bringing a semiautomatic rifle to a baby shower. how an attentive cop may have stopped a tragedy. two metro stations in the heart of downtown could be getting new names. but one is getting a lot more support than the other. and d.c.'s about to get a new national monument. why president obama is choosing tomorrow for the declaration.
new at 11:00 tonight, a 21-year-old man facing charges after police tell us he tried to take a loaded semiautomatic rifle into a baby hour in waldorf. police say rogerio nowlin got into an argument and left to grab an ar-15. guests saw him walking back to the baby shower with the rifle. they locked the doors. someone on the street saw him in the street with a gun and flagged down a nearby police officer to help. >> he tried to hide behind a vehicle. the officer was able to call him out. the weapon was eventually recovered. >> investigators also say that gun was loaded with 27 rounds in it. a check also revealed the gun was reported stolen in north carolina. well, this is a story that adam tuss brought to you first on 4. should two metro
renamed to better reflect the landmarks that are near them? that's what metro will consider at a meeting on thursday. this proposal calls for the smithsonian station to add national mall to its name for obvious reasons. but it also calls for foggy bottom to add kennedy center to its name. that venue is about a half mile from the station. and when we asked riders just what they thought, many said, you know, metro has more to worry about than names these days. >> oh, they're terrible. >> really? that bad? >> i take the blue line usually going into alexandria. and sometimes i wait 45 minutes to get on one that is not totally packed. >> well, metro says if the names are approved, the signage would not change until the next phase of the silver line is completed in a few years. a group called democracy spring will be back out at the capitol tomorrow, despite 400 of their members getting arrested during protests today. take a look. this group wants lawmakers to vote on
they say money has too much in elections. the group was planning sit-ins all week long. they have more than a thousand people willing to risk arrest. capitol police tell us those arrested were charged with crowding and oob obstruction. tomorrow president obama will designate a new national monument here in the district. it is the sewall belmont house. it served as the national women's headquarters since 1929. tomorrow it will become the women's national equality monument, named after marybelmont and alice paul. tomorrow is equal payday. and would bit nice to have a nice sunny day for that? >> part of the day will be nice. nice and sunny rather. temperatures today 73, 74 degrees. beautiful. everybody enjoying it, going oh, this is great. it's here. finally we get
weather. mother nature says hold on right now. we're taking a look at much cooler weather coming in tomorrow. and rain out there too. that rain making its way in right now. it will continue to make its way in. as that rain moves in, we will see the temperatures cooling by early tomorrow morning. and you can expect to see the rain in by that morning rush. current temperature at 66 right now. we had some gusty winds earlier. not seeing the gusty winds out there right now. as we make our way through the previous afternoon, high temperatures today in the 70s. and look at this. we're still at 66 degrees in d.c. 68 in leesburg. 68 down towards fredericksburg. so very warm for this time of year at this time of night. but as i mentioned, the rain is on the way. no rain around our region right now. it's just back to the west from pittsburgh back towards cincinnati. severe weather down to the south. baseball, and i heard one report of softball-sized hail. huge hail down towards the dallas region. i know we're going to see video on this during the day tomorrow. did a number on houses and cars tomorrow. for us, though,t
nothing severe for us this will be rain as it moves in overnight tonight. by around 3:00, four income the morning. here is future weather, 4:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. when you're waking up around 6:00, 7:00, notice rain up and down the i-94 corridor. most of this light to moderate. i don't think we're going to see any heavy rain. but it will be enough to slow down the morning rush. give yourself some extra time. take the umbrella with you to work. by lunch time, i don't think you'll need it. most of the rain in towards southern maryland, towards fredericksburg. and we are starting to see sunshine. even with the sun, temperatures are not going to go up all that much tomorrow. actually, they'll be way down from where they were today. with the rain falling, 56 degrees at 10:00 a.m. 57, clearing by around 2:00. and by 6:00 around 58 degrees. we may get up to around 60. but that's going to be about it. so 10 to 15 degrees cooler tomorrow than where we were today. what do you need to wear when you step out the front door? well, at least it's not t
coats like it was this weekend. it's the umbrellas and the jackets as you step out. tomorrow will be kind of cool. and the cool weather sticks around for two days. 60 degrees on tuesday. 59 on wednesday. good chance of a sunshine here. lots of sunshine. and look at this. it continues right on in towards the end of the week and next weekend. and look at the temperatures. 61 on thursday. 65 degrees on friday. the weekend looks great. 65 on saturday. 70 on sunday. and 77 on monday. so yes, spring is here. spring is coming this weekend by the way the best weekend we've seen since early december. we need it. >> it has been. >> we earned it. >> thank you, doug. coming up for the buffaloes as the nats keep wracking up the ws. >> sports coming up. here is jimmy fallon. >> tonight we're checking out cool kid inventions. plus aorct
this is the xfinity sports desk, brought to you by xfinity, your home for the most live sports. >> jason joins us. nats win again. we're liking this trend. >> great win for the nationals against the atlanta braves. i remember back in spring training, nationals catcher wilson ramos told me he has seen plenty of players not perform well in contract years because they're too focused on their next contract instead of playing baseball. ramos is in the midst of a contract year himself, and so far he has been completely honed in on his craft. dusty baker talking things over with pitcher max scherzer, making his first home start of the season. bott o
run. how about this guy? daniel murphy that's a two-run shot. his second home run of the season. and the nats lead it 3-2. skip ahead to the 6. he gets erick aybar to go down swinging here. he gave up four runs in six innings of work. later in the bottom of the seventh, nats up. two on, two out for the buffalo. wilson ramos comes through for the nats. what game for him. 4 for 4 on the night. two rbi. nats go up 6-4. in the ninth, fans cheering for jonathan papelbon. gordon beckham flies out to end the gym. fourth save in as many opportunities. nats take this one by a final score of 6-4. up at fenway, orioles and red sox. adam
straight game with soreness in his rib cage. luckily the birds haven't really needed him. top of the third, this is mark trumbo. and that's a three-run blast. his first home run on the year. and the birds taking a 5-3 lead. in the ninth inning, we are knotted up at six. game on the line here. khris davis unties this game. that's his third long ball this season. nats win this one, 9-7, or excuse me, the orioles win 9-7. they're 6-0 to start the season. first time in franchise history. only undefeated team in the majors. i really hope this face is around next season. rumors swirling that randy whitman will be fired after the year. wiz in brooklyn tonight. 0.06 to go here. that was kelly abreu jr. with the buzz beater. wizards up one at halftime. third quarter now. it's the nets. they're up
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voted through the strongest drunk driving ignition interlock bill in the entire country. and i want every one of you to know. >> history made that breaking news we've been waiting for. noah's law passes in maryland just moments ago, a bill requiring anyone convicted of drunk driving with a 0.08 blood alcohol level or higher to use an ignition interlock device in their vehicle. it was just a touching moment where the house chamber acknowledged officer noah leota's family. much more to come tomorrow morning on news4 today. for the
years, the duke and duchess of cambridge are on a royal tour today. they arrived in india today staying at the hotel in mumbai that was attack by terrorists in 2008. they met with the victims and the staff there. left their children at home because of safety concerns. but this is one country that the princess has always wanted to visit. >>hat does it for t