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>> no matter where i go, look at this group. it is packed. there are thousands of people outside. >> this farm was once owned by george washington after he retired from the military. in more than 200 years later, veterans are still working this land. we will tell you how you can help these vets. a man who wandered off from a group home outing is dead after a confrontation with police. >> investigators say he became physical with officers and apparently had a medical emergency. jackie bensen is live in falls church where it all unfolded. >> reporter: tonight i spoke to a witness who did not want to be identified. that person said it did take four officers to subdue and handcuff the man identified as 45-year-old
hours identifying the man. the home was blocked off with crime scene tape. >> in any death investigation obviously you want to determine the circumstances. the circumstances and document those things. >> reporter: police say they were called just after 1:00 this afternoon. the caller described the caregiver from a non-profit group home and told them a resident wandered away during an outing at the park. an officer spotted the resident walking a mile and a half away. the police chief said the officer, 20 years with the agency and trained in crisis intervention stopped him who he described as having developmental and physical disabilities. the officer started to talk to the man and radioed the dispatcher to tell the caregiver where to find him. >> for reasons to be yet determined he became
the officer called for backup and three additional officers arrived on the scene. >> reporter: he said in the struggle the man's forehead was scraped bl while they were waiting for fire and rescue he was alert and breathing. once the medics arrived on the scene, they observed him have a medical emergency, what appears to be cardiac arrest and cpr auz started immediately. police say the man was 5'9", 280 pounds, face down, handcuffed on the ground, alert and moving before the ambulance arrived advertise cause of death will be determined by the state medical examiner. >> thank you. new at 11:00, firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked the flames at this home in centreville. as you can see, the home is a
just before 6:00 tonight. two people were home at the time. they were both able to get out safely. new tonight, family and friends and co-workers and co-workers held a vigil for the missing fairfax county paramedic firefighter. we learn more about the day she was last seen a week ago. show m shomari stone has more. >> reporter: family and friends prayed at the vigil to bring nicole home. ♪ consider all >> reporter: her husband steve breaks down in tears tonight she's still missing. >> nicole works here at fire station 32. everything that we do this evening is about nicole. >> reporter: virginia state police are in charge of investigating her disappearance. tonight, police say they are following tips and leads. investigators have fielded more
>> we will provide every resource, every ounce of energy everything and anything that is needed to bring nicole home. >> police investigators are in the process of establishing a time line of nicole's movements. officials confirm she called in sick for her shift last wednesday. that was he last time her family heard from her. >> we have resources from the fairfax county fire department right now in the shenandoah valley assisting in the search. >> they are searching the trail. they found her mini cooper here saturday night. family and friends hope she returns home safely. in fairfax county, news 4. we have been following a
the eastern shore. it's clear that nicer moderate version in new york did not make it here to maryland. >> we are going to beat crooked hillary. there's no path for liein' ted cruz to get the nomination. he's out. >> thousands waited for hours to hear donald trump tear in to his rivals but not without controversy. they condemned his appearance and the teachers union said he it should not have been held at the high school. maryland is where he hit clinton hard on free trade and poor judgment and used some of bernie sanders's words against her. >> crooked hillary clinton will not have a chance. she's not bringing jobs back. she doesn't know about the economy. she makes bad decisions. you know what bernie sanders said t
number one he said she wasn't qualified. >> reporter: he bragged about knowing patriots quarterback tom brady which did not go over well in a room full of raven fans. >> thank you, chris lawrence. you only have one more day to avoid the long lines on primary election day in maryland. early voting ends tomorrow. >> turnout has been high with more than 180 thourkts voters casting their ballots early. there are more than 3 million registered voters in m more. the board of elections is expected close to 50% turnout. fans had their brooms ready. but they didn't get to use them yet. the series comes back to d.c. on friday. >> it does indeed. the caps made it interesting late. >>. >> they did in
the caps know what went wr. they were -- came out a little flow and know what they had to do in the third period. the flyers did not stick to the script. second period philly up 1-0. mcdonald is shot from inside the blue line. flyers take a 2-0 lead. caps add a goal but could not beat their former teammate who had 31 saves. flyers stay live with a win. >> it was a good team in the playoffs an sometimes it doesn't go your way. tonight wasn't a bad game but could do better. >> the caps are disappointed but not terribly frist rated. we will have that story coming up later in sports. back to you.
michigan's attorney general is promising more criminal charges in that flint toxic water crisis. >> that pledge and the criminal charges announced today mean thousands of families unknowingly poisoned are one step closer to justice. three government officials face possible jail time. they are accused of tampering with evidence, doctors lead tets result and altering reports sent to state and federal officials. >> they failed in their responsibilities to protect the health and safety of families of flint. so many things went so terribly wrong and tragically wrong. >> reporter: >> the water in flint still isn't safe to drink. 33 out of 15,000 lead pipes have been replaced. firefighters are still battling a blaze in shenandoah national park. that's already consumed 5600 acres. the fire is now classified as a type one fire. that's the highest designation
strong winds and no rain in the forecast tomorrow mean things could grow worse. the national park service suspects the fire was started by humans because there was no lightning around at the time the fire began. as nice as it has been outside, we need to see rain. >> wash away that pollen. doug says it is coming, but how much? >> doesn't look like we will get a lot of this. some showers making their way. we could get those on friday. any thunderstorms that we get would be good news. that would produce heavier rain. you can see where the rain is right now. nothing along the east coast here. all of the rain well back to the west. back in to st. louis, signalty, memphis but moving our way. something else moving our way, high temperatures, 71 in d.c. but charleston, west virginia 87. that warm air is moving our way too. we have warm air tomorrow and then we have the rain on friday. i will break it down for you. we will take you hour by hour on friday and
best chance for rain. as the weather heats up and we spend time outside, experts fear it could be the worst allergy season ever. a surging number of allergies linked to something outdoors and we are not talking about pollen. >> a tip-related meat allergy has been spreading over the past two decades. when the tick bites a deer ingests a carbohydrate found in meat and dairy. when it is transmitted to humans some develop an allergic reaction to red meat and dairy products. >> the onset of the allergy is three to six hours after exposed to the red meat, pork, beef and lamb. >> there are 3500 cases across the country. for now, experts say the best prevention is to avoid ticks when outdoors. a new mission for local veterans willing to serve in a different way in northern
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>> this is awesome. get to work with other veterans, working on land that was developed and fist put in to production by a veteran, george washington. >> reporter: george washington owned the land, most soldiers returning from war did return to farm. these vets are following in those footsteps. in fact, this vet works these fields in his combat boots. >> i have always wanted to do farming. >> reporter: they didn't have skills to be farmers. that's when a nonprofit providing farm fresh food to low-income families for years is now training a new crop of farmers. >> i'd like to work on a farm. try to start my own farm. >> open my own farm. >> while they lack farming skills, their military training turned out to be a big help. >> absolutely. getting up at the crack of dawn, working hard,
continuously working and the skills they were doing in the military from small engine repair, carpentry, really valuable skills. >> reporter: one thing missing from this farm and their training, arcadia can't afford a tractor. >> we are borrowing tractors from mount vernon but it will not be able for them or us to keep doing that. >> making a tractor would be a big difference for these vets. >> learn a tractor. i have done part time work on a farm. this is the first wave of veterans arcadia has been training. they hope when the recruits get here they will have a fak tractor to train. we have a link and you can search
news 4. harriet tubman will make history again. the treasury department announced the most famous conductor on the underground railroad will grace the new $20 bill and alexander hamilton will remain on the $10 bill. the back of the 5 and $10 dl bill will change. the new bills will be released in 2020. your commute may drive you crazy but could be worse. a new report shows teleworking reduces traffic in our region by 10%. look at this graphic. these are all the people who drive, take metro, bus or commuter rail who telework occasionally now. look at how many more could be telecommuting. transportation experts tell us if long-distance commuters can work more from home it would improve
the. >> my fault. >> we are in a good mood about the weather tonight. you do whatever you want to do. >> the rain chances are coming our way. one thing everyone wants to know is when is the pollen getting out of here. that's been a huge factor here and looks like some rainen on friday. look outside right now. another gorgeous night. this weather has been something. you turn the ac on in the afternoon and then at night it gets chilly. 59 degrees. winds out of the south at 13 miles an hour. we are seeing cooler numbers. back to frederick , 46. fort meade 43. leesburg 59. 54 manassas. it is cool where the wind is lighter. where the wind goes calm, cool more efficiently. the allergy rt
yellow stuff all over the car when you wake up in the morning and head to work. tomorrow no rain. this is the rain we are dealing with now. not even close. back to the west. clear skies right now. here's the clouds. we will see more clouds tomorrow. and then the rain. it is a slow-moving storm. this is the same sthoorm brought denver, areas to the west of denver two to four feet of snow. the same storm that brought houston rain two days ago and slowly moving our way. once it gets here it will get some rain. let's talk about when it moves in. friday morning, future weather timing it out for us at 7 a.m. most of the a.m. rush, i'm not worried about the a.m. rush at all. by 11:00, 12:00 we see showers. that is what this will be, showers. those move through and at 2:00 another round of shower and 7:00 another round. i'm not expecting rain all day. could see a thunderstorm or two.
we could see a downpour or so. that would help to get the pollen out of here and get everything off the car too. we will have to wait and see how much we see. right now most not much more than a quarter inch. it will be cool to start off the day. tomorrow afternoon, we are back in the 70s. warmer than this afternoon. mid to upper 70s across the region with sunshine and increasing clouds. as we move to the next few days, there's a chance of rain on friday. that's where the cold front. the cold front washes everything out and behind it we get clear again. saturday and sunday low 70s. another beautiful weekend. look at monday. monday getting up to 85 degrees before we come back down to 70 on tuesday with a slight chance of showers. middle of next week could be on the cool side. >> thank you, doug. coming up, caps dream of a sweep spoiled by an old frie
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capital and that move paid off big for philly. he stopped 31 of the 32 shots tonight. his performance turned out to be the difference. two goals allowed by him. his old teammates would try to match his play. big hit in the first period. carlton and scott tangled up here. he goes to the boards. scary moment here. he is taken down. they had to bring out the stretcher. test results came back negative. he will spend the night in the hospital. flyers up 1-0 and andrew mcdonald makes it 2-0. later the caps not going away without resistance. t.j. makes it a 2-1 game. nice rebound there, but that is close as the capitals would get. brilliant. great stop by andre. the flyers win
game five on friday night. live at the wells fargo center. you can't win them all. >> coming back to d.c. for another game. the caps wanted to counterpunch the flyers tonight. unfortunately they are too patient because they were outshot and out muscled early but won the final frame and that gives the caps the belief they come back to d.c. with the momentum. >> turn it around. i thought we dominated the third period. even with the loss we have momentum. >> the first two period they were working harder than we do. in the third period we were coming out strong. and that's the way we will have t
>>. >> it is not going to be easy. not going to win every time. >> forget about it. they are transforming the ice for ed schneider's memorial tomorrow. hopeful live the caps do not have to come back on sunday for game six, but that is tbd. back to you. >> the knowledge that this maybe possible, maybe last good-bye. >> thank you so much. move over to the baseball diamond for a moment. dusty baker's nationals playing good baseball so far this season. trying to keep it going. up a run. bryce harper has been unreal this season. ichiro can't get to this one and harper's 21st rbi of the season. that tops in major league baseball. the nationals win 3-1.
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