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investigators are working to figure out what sparked a huge fire in centreville. chopper 4 was able to capture the fire crews work to go put out the flames in the hot spot last night. it happened just before 6:00 along farris valcalvary road. two people home at the time did escape. i'm kristin wright at the he live desk. a professional wrestler found dead. jo where he is ter known as chyna was found dead. police don't suspect foul lay. she was known as the ninth wonder of the world in the professional wrestling world. she was also the first woman to enter the royal rumble match and the only woman to win the intercontinental championship. she was 46. the race for the president ta
today as we close in on next week's primary vote. senator ted cruz will host a rally at the wineburg theater in frederick before taking off for indianapolis. chelsea clinton will campaign on her mother's behalf in both silver spring and beltsville. hillary clinton will host a rally this connecticut. and you have time until the end of the day to vote early or absentee in the maryland primaries. more than 180,000 people have already cast their ballots. there are more than 3 million registered voters in maryland and the board of elections expects close to a 50% turnout on tuesday. be sure to check out the nbc washington app and search "early voting" to find out where you can vote early in each county. well, maryland is just one of five states holding primaries on tuesday. pennsylvania offers the largest number of delegates about in next week's primary. 210 for democrats and 71 for republicans. it is a winner take all primary for the gop.
kasich and senator bernie sanders will all campaign there today. at a rally along maryland's eastern shore last night, trump had a new name for the democratic frontrunner. >> crooked hillary clinton will not have a chance. she's not bringing jobs back. she doesn't know about the economy. >> we mentioned clinton will be in connecticut today. she hopes a successful showing next week will convince standers that it is time to get out of the race. tracie potts will have more when she joins us live at 4:45. >> nice that it's so civil. >> the election cycle has been quite an interesting turn of events. time 4:32. let's get your weather and traffic on the 1s. >> welcome to your thursday morning, everybody. only need to know a couple things about the weather. it will be a nice day today. warm breeze will make things
four or five degrees warmer than yesterday. maybe a rumble or two of thunder yesterday afternoon, but we should get it out of here in time for the weekend and we may be back in the 80s by early next week. out the door you go on a thursday morning. most in the upper 40s to near 50. 40 at dulles, 48 rockville. 50 in college park and 52 in annapolis. planning out your day, near 50 this morning. we will see anning inning number of clouds today. rain chances if any are probably along the i-81 corridor today midafternoon, but we should be dry here in the metro. but skies will become more and more cloudy with time. a look at the school forecast coming up. an early morning problem, accident on old ox road westbound putting it near rock hill road. sounds like authorities are on scene. tow trucks on scene at the interchange. also we had a work zone going on southbound route 3 in maryland before route 50. left lane i
not causing a huge delay. as is the delays mine are or 50 out of the bay bridge. westbound span had been closed for overnight main a nance. eastbound running two way traffic. not costing anybody anytime so far. eun, back into you. annandale man is dead after he had a scuffle with fairfax county police. this happened wednesday afternoon. 45-year-old paul gianelos wondered away from a group home outing at round tree park. he's described as having developmental and physical disabilities.park. he's described as having developmental and physical disabilities. afternoon offic a witness says it took four officers to subdue gianelos who was still moving before medics arrived. >> once the medics arrived on scene, they then observed mr. gianelos have a medical emergency what appears to be cardiac arrest and cpr was started immediately.
the state medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death. what began as a fire death investigation is now a homicide investigation. a 53-year-old's body was found in the basement of his town home at the end of march after a massive fire there. police say he had multiple injuries to his body. firefighters initially thought the flames were are fueled by gas at the home. two other men who lived at the home escaped the fire. a $10,000 reward for information is being offered. i'm kristin wright at the live desk. there are serious concerns about two dams out in houston. the question is whether the dams are going to hold up. houston has seen torrential rain and flooding this week. and these two dams are aging and considered extremely high risk. right now the dams are at 50% capacity. meanwhile, though, this morning more flood warnings have been issued for
we'll keep you posted. it is 4:35. almost there. so close p but tbut the caps cu beat the flyer last night. carol maloney is in philly. >> reporter: this series is coming home. on the verge of a sweep, the caps could not eliminate the flyers here in philadelphia. they were done in by a friendly foe. he turned back 31 shots for the flyers. otter end, they scored a pair on holtby. caps lose 2-1 feeling like they missed a great opportunity. >> turned it around pretty quick in the third. i thought we he dominated the entire third period. so even with the loss, we still are a little momentum. >> in the third period, we were coming on strong, we were putting pucks in the net
and that's the way we have to play. >> third period, you leave it up to one period, sometimes it doesn't work out. >> it's going to happen. >> reporter: next chance to finish off the flyers comes friday at the verizon center. in philadelphia, carol maloney, news 4 sports. >> so the good news is they come back home and now we can finish it off once and for all. >> really? >> sorry, adam is from philly. nothing personal. >> i know it's nothing personal. >> you work and live in washington now. >> i have split allegiances. but we have a long way to go. but we're growing out the playoff beards anyway for a good cause. all the money goes to nhl charities. that is my twitter page. i'm getting a lot of comments plus and minus. >> mostly positive. >> mostly positive. i'm just happy that it's actually connecting. >> as long as your wife s
so we're good. so if you want to tdonate for a good cause. me and doug are going to keep it going until the caps are down. well, let's take a look outside where we're off to another dry start. but it's about to change. when the rain is expected to move in and how to dress the kids. and it might have have you thinking twice before beeping at someone in. the road rage incident caught on camera. and a change that may cause a stink
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men arguing inside a gas station in this gulfport yesterday. the argument escalated outside and one man was stabbed twice. the suspect drove away, but was arrested several hours later. the victim is expected to be okay. now to a move that will upset some residents in prince george's county. trash collection will be reduced starting next month. trash will be picked up once a week in the county instead of twice. county workers will be going door to door to explain the new process. let's get a check of your weather and traffic on the 1s. chuck bell,
>> a quiet and dry start out there. so school kids don't need to pack the rain gear. most of us don't have to worry at all about rain today. but if you live up in the shenandoah valley, a slight chance of a shower there this afternoon. but out the door, upper fourth to near 50. highs this afternoon up into the mid-70s. so good looking kay. back on short sleeves an maybe sunglasses and shorts. 7 day forecast coming up fpday. back on short sleeves an maybe sunglasses and shorts. 7 day forecast coming up fp. . >> so or saying i can put the top down. good. sterling westbound old ox road, near shaw road, authorities and tow truck on scene. 50 at the bay bridge, just reopened the westbound span, so three lanes westbound, two lanes eastbound. crain highway before route 50, work zone still in place with just the left lanee
it is 4:43. just how close are we to a nomination for the gop and democratic parties? why the frontrunners say it might be sooner than you think. and something to remember while you're sitting in traffic this morning. a look at some of the latest travel trends in our area and what is helping reduce congestion on the r
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with a gunshot wound and has died. police are not released any information, but again one male found shot to death on 16th street in southeast this morning. we'll stay on top of it for you. your time is 4:46. to presidential politics now and the race for the delegates. both of the frontrunners hope to secure the nomination very soon. tracie potts is with us live from political. so tuesday's winner take all primary in pennsylvania is the next big contest. >> reporter: and the big thing about pennsylvania is they have 54 unpledged delegates who can vote for whoever they want despite what the popular vote is thp state. so w45 you're seeing now is the candidates working this from the front end with events trying to get out the vote. but also on the back end, trying to secure the support of those unpledged delegates. donald trump is way out there in terms of the delegate count, but he still has to fight for this, he still has to win 57% of the popular
the inside scoop is that it looks like he's beginning to tone down his campaign a bit, hiring a speechwriter, practicing with teleprompters, being a little bit more traditional. he has a foreign policy speech dock up soon. >> and hillary clinton trying to convince bernie sanders to unite against republicans. >> reporter: and not clear if he's going to even consider dropping out. he's said he's in this until the convention this summer, but the numbers are increasingly on her side. it's looking like she could lose every contest from now until the end of june and still win the nomination. bernie sanders taking a day off yesterday to reassess where his campaign is going. he's got the money to challenge her. latest filings show that he raised $46 million last month with $17 million still in the bank. so he has money there. he's obviously still got a lot of support coming in in the small donations. but in terms of
tough to beat clinton. >> tracie potts, thank you. and donald trump speaks exclusively this morning with today owi"today" "today's" matt lauer and ta savannah guthrie. one suspect is responsible for two murders. 17-year-old maurice bellamy is accused of shooting an off duty secret service officer arthur baldwin jr. during a december robbery in southwest. bellamy was already in custody for alledgedly killing davonte washington at the deanwood metro station. police announced the new charges on wednesday. and this morning d.c. police trying to figure out exactly where a triple shooting happened wednesday afternoon. all three victims were able to walk into united medical center. police are working to find out where the three were shot and why. new clues can help police close a scary case out of montgomery county. we told you back away the
woman was robbed at gunpoint. thousand police have released surveillance pictures of the at the time theaway car and shopping spree. they hope new images will help catch the criminals. >> these are the type of people that would do this again and i don't want this to anyone else. >> cost nearly $5,000 to replace all of the stolen items including the medicine in her purse to treat her diabetes. this morning we're hearing part of the 911 call that led to the arrest of the anne arundel county sheriff earlier this month. this is his wife calling for help. >> what's going on there? >> since the release of the call, county executive and other politicians have issued a statement calling on sheriff ron bateman to resign. elsie bateman who made the call
saying, quote, at no point did ron punch or hits or kick me. sherareriff bateman is work in administrative capacity right now and is not allowed to carry a weapon. merrick garland will meet with two democratic senators today, including virginia's tim kaine. the virginia democrat wants senators to allow a vote on judge garland's nomination. some republican senators vow to block that, saying the next president should have the right to fill the seat of the late justice antonin scalia. judge merrick will also sit down with senator bob menendez this afternoon. do you think your morning commute is horrible? new research shows us congestion may not be as bad as it could be. you may be able to make things better actually. the national cap region national transportation planning board is out with its latest travel trends. and we are driving more, but even though population has increased in recent years, vehicle traffic has not spiked. at the same time, the number of
increased. experts say that helps road congestion. >> you think of it, they put the greatest stress on the regional transportation network. they live the farthest out, they have the longest trip. >> it's now recommended that people who commute long distances to take a serious look at tele xhun xhun commuting. >> it's hard to say, yes, we'll put more public transportation, but to convince people is the hard part. >> people like the freedom of being able to get in the car. >> i'd love the freedom of working from home. that would be nice. >> a studio right in our bedroom? >> although a second thought a picture of me at 4:30 in the morning may not be that good of an idea. speaking of which, it will be a good day to be outside today if you're making the long ride in from horse country, indeed
>> horse country? >> well, middleburg, and montgomery county. a lot of great horse country ash he around here. but you have a long ride into work. open sun roof kind of a day as long as you've taken your allergy medicine. south wind is coming back on us today. it will bring in more in the way of clouds especially later this afternoon. d.c. metro area not much if anything in the way of a rain chance. maybe showers in the shenandoah, that's about it. so weather in your plans, no real impact on your outdoor activities today. and part of tomorrow looks all right. but friday night, a risk of rain showers and thundershowers looking pretty likely around here. not expecting enormous amount of rain or any severe weather, but if you're going out friday night, may want to have a backup plan to try to find somewhere indoors to go. saturday clouds around early on, but we should be drying out the rest of the day and most of the real rain chances are stacked up on the day for tomorrow. here is out across parts of the midwest, this is another round
here going through dallas now that is headed straight down towards houston by later today. so hard hit neighborhoods around houston will be hit yet again. this is our rain chance out across the western parts of ohio valley. that will arrive here tomorrow. so today here is a slight little chance for a sprinkle up near hagerstown are or winchester. a low chance of that. we'll be dry here in the metro. "7-day forecast" time, today increasing clouds, but breezy and mild. 76 today. 77 tomorrow before the rain chances you've in after lunchtime. clearing out on saturday. sunday looks great. how about 85 degrees coming up next month. sounds like open window driving weather for sure. and here is jack taylor with more on your commute. >> in sterling we had an early morning crash on old ox road east of 28. tow trucks and everybody pulledoff to the right shoulder. all travel
flashing lights cause the potential of a little slowdown. route 3 before the interchange, work zone. they should wrap things up pretty quickly. otherwise pretty quiet. map seems very green. but i'm sure that will change. something to look forward to. well, it is the warning you will want to hear before sending your kids off to school this morning. where someone recently trird to be a duct children not once, but twice. who should be in charge of patients who use viagra? the lawmakers introduce a bill that would require men have their partner's permission. and where you can score lunch or dinner for just $1 today.
three arlington children are being praised for remembering what stranger danger means. this after two separate abduction attempts. both happened while the children were playing outside wednesday evening on north 30th street. police tell us the man driving an older model navy blue pickup first approached two girls and tried to lure them into his vehicle. when they ran away, the man tried again this time with a little boy. he also ran away and told his mom. she tells news 4 she's thankful that he remembered what to do. >> he just ran as fast as he
anybody's car, you know, unless i've said it's okay. >> police are still looking for the suspect. his conduct was, quote, unacceptable. that's why espn says it fired curt schilling, former pitcher and analyst with the network for the last seven years. he posted an anti-transgender name on his facebook page tuesday and espn fired him yesterday. schilling was also suspected last year for a similar incident that compared muslims to nazis. two south carolina legislators wanting to make a point about abortion regulations introduced a bill they won't get far. it would require men to get permission notes from their partner to use viagra. >> i understand why people like to joke about this bill. it really is no laughing matter for women
>> the bill comes in response to all of the rules the state's male dominated legislature places on abortion. the time is 4:59. today pieces of a new bridge over the see a know canal. they will begin building it, and it will give people a new way to access the towpath.know canal. they will begin building it, and it will give people a new way to access the towpath. the old bridge this l. stay up during the construction. there are so many people who want to know what is happening with the purple line project? a forum is planned for this evening and it's booked solid. the coalition that organized the event says they will have more forums in the coming months. ground breaking for the light rail line that will extend from broke ba thez todethesda to newn will happen before the end of the year. today is the annual customer appreciation day at jimmy john's.
it includes sandwiches one through six on the menu. i'm thinking that's the basic stuff. you can get the deal from 11:00 to 3:00. the closest sotore to us is on - i've been there. day with us. "news 4 today" continues now at 5:00 a.m. i'm kristin wright at the live desk. in the news room here, we're following breaking news in the district. police are investigating a deadly shooting in southeast. take a look at your map here. it happened in the 1600 block of 16th street again in southeast. list found a male victim with a gunshot wound dead. no motive or suspect information at the this point. we'll keep you posted. good morning, everyone. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm adam tuss in for aaron. it is 5:00 on the