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and why a bad reaction could have you avoiding meals with beef. let's check in with chuck bell. >> looking good. outside this morning, a little cool out there. upper 40s to around 50 degrees. winchester, virginia one of our milder spots at 54. luray at 57 ap pe, pettersburg y in the mid-60s. high temperatures this afternoon, 76 in washington. we'll be dry in the metro. only chance for a shower, out in the blue ridge. maybe you're taking the family down to the old ballpark, nats back home again playing the twins tonight. first pitch at 7:00. 5:00 will afternoon on your way to the ballpark, 75 degrees. 70 at first pitch and mid-60s under increasingly cloudy skies,
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at the baseball game tonight. amelia is talking commuter forecast in ten minutes. for traffic, here is jack taylor. we're still dealing with an incident in hagerstown i-70 toward route 40 near exit 32. only the right side of the roadway is getting by. we have a huge delay unfortunately building early. tractor trailer accident occurred and a mile of the guardrail, about half to three quarters of the guardrail damaged. so authorities remain on scene. we also have accident activity on the dulles connector road eastbound on the ramp to 66 east. authorities headed to the scene. it may have been a deer head by a motorcyclist. also sounds like a new crash on 15. traffic will have to alternate. police arriving so be cautious in the area. now to a developing story in arlington
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shooting at a burger king on columbia pike. megan mcgrath is there with the latest. >> reporter: well, just a few minutes ago, police cleared the scene behind me and we now have all of the lanes of columbia pike opened here. we're in the 3600 block of columbia pike. earlier this morning, though, we did have some closures after a shooting occurred right here in the area of the burger king and there is also a barber shop next door. we could see fire crews here on the scene a little while ago, hosing off the sidewalk in front of the burger king. now, this all began to unfold at around 10:30 last night. police say that there was some sort of an argument, it turned physical. and then escalated from there. eventually shots were fired, one man was hit by a bullet. the update that we have is that that person, that victim is going to be okay, that they are expected to survive. no word on any arrests. as you saw in
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when we were first arriving here on the scene, there were three are cars that were being towed from the scene on flat bed trucks. obviously part of the investigation. in terms of what led to this argument, this fight that then took a violent turn, we're still trying to piece all of that together. thin with information, call arlington police. it's 6:03. developing right now, d.c. police are working to find out who is behind a deadly shooting. they say a man was shot and killed this morning on 16th street southeast. the shooting happened at around 1:30 a.m. p a male died. we don't know whether a man or child. firefighters a battling a massive fire at shenandoah national park. it's scorched more than 6600 acres.
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country are tighting the flame. strong wind and dry weather could make it worse. national park service believes that the fire was caused by a person because there was no lightning around on saturday when the fire began. the search for a missing fairfax county firefighter heads into day six. search teams will head out to the shenandoah national park this morning to look for nicole mittendorff. ♪ o lord my god, when i in awesome wonder ♪ >> family, friends and colleagues gathered for a prayer vigil in fairfax county. virginia state police say they are following up on more than 100 tips and leads. they're still trying to put together a time line of her movements. we now know she called out sick for her shift last wednesday. almost a month after a man was found dead in his burned out home in march, mobry county police now say his death is a homicide. police say
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multiple injuries to his body. a $10,000 reward for information is being offered. and annandale man is dead after a confrontation with fairfax county police. it all happened yesterday afternoon. 45-year-old paul gianelos wandered away from a group home outing at roundtree park. gianelos is described as having both developmental and physical deposit a disvakts. a veteran officer said he found him and gianelos became com bass difference, so he called for backup and a witness says it took four officers to subdue gianelos. >> once the head medics arrived, they observed him appearing to have cardiac arrest and cpr was started immediately. >> he died at the hospital. the state medical examiner will determine the exact cause of
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i'm kristin wright at the live desk. we go to hruse houston right no. there is serious concern about two dams there and whether they can withstand all of the flooding. u.s. arm corps of engineers say they're 20 years past life expectancy. meanwhile more flood warnings have been issued in the houston area and more rain is coming. we'll watch it for you. more than 100 people are missing in ecuador now five days after a giant earthquake there. the new death toll as of last night, 570 people. countries from all over the world sent aid, volunteers who aren't looking for survivors are working to clean up the damage and get food and water to the people who need it the most. they say it's been difficult to reach everybody. the florida man who
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his by row cgyrocopter on the c lawn will learn his sentence. he pled guilty to operating without an air man's certificate. he says his flight last april was meant to draw attention to campaign finance reform. the pharmacies that provide execution drugs to virginia are now allowed to keep their identities secret. general assembly passed a proposal last night. governor mcauliffe says keeping the pharmacies secret will protect them from public criticism and help the state maintain a steady supply of lethal injection drugs. opponents say the state should not be allowed to take human life under avail of secrecy. today we expect volkswagen to officially announce how it will compensate drivers affected by the emissions test cheating scandal. last year the german automaker admitted to cheating on the tests for some of its diesel powered cars. in san francisco today the company is expected to announce that it will spend $1 billion to compensate hundreds of thousands of drivers both w
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offers and repairs. the caps coming home. they lost last night's game against the flyers. closing out sear rries at home be fun. if you want ticket, they will cost you about $100 online right now. hot tickets. the teams are playing at the verizon center at 7:00 p.m. didn't have a sweep, but still looking good. >> all i want to say is that the flyers might have the caps right where they want them. >> okay. i'm not listening to that, adam tuss. go caps. >> i'm from philadelphia. >> we won't hold it again you. >> that's okay. i don't think we have a chance at coming back, but we'll see. and that's what the playoff beard is all about. >> we were wondering what was happening with your face. >> no comment. really? all right. 6:08. enjoying a steak dinner could be a painful experience
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if you happen to be bitten by a tick. the unusual allergic reaction that is spreading. another beautiful morning as we start to see the sun working its way up behind union station. amelia see balangal has your co forecast. plus learning a life lesson the hard way. eth
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delores kelley: although we were all one maryland, our schools weren't treated the same way. narrator: with neighborhoods getting unequal funding for schools, something had to be done for our children. kelley: it didn't matter where chris was from. he knew that we couldn't leave a child having less just because they lived in a region that was poor. joanne benson: he has not just talked about it. he is going to stand tall
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for all children to succeed. i'm chris van hollen, and i approved this message. welcome back. outside on the weather deck, a nice sunrise for the most part, clear skies. a bit of a breeze. just a little on the cool side. but as you head into work, the weather having a low impact on your commute. definitely want the sunglasses with temps around 50. we'll continue to track the breeze throughout the day today. at really nice day, warmer than yesterday with highs
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mid-70s. and clouds increase throughout the day. there is some rain in the forecast tomorrow. chuck will have more on the timing of that and when you could also be dealing with a few rumbles of thunder. definitely need the rain since march 1, rainfall deficit now just over 3 inches. we'll send it over to jack taylor at wtop. >> i guess we'll enjoy the dryness this morning. we had an earlier incident 15, two lane road, so when anything happens, traffic alternates. we believe lanes may have reopened. eastbound route 7 before the battlefield parkway, accident activity along the left side of the roadway. two right lanes are getting by. sounds like we still have the incident in hagerstown causing huge delays i-70 east near route 40 with only the right lane getting by. 6:13 now. a shopping trip t
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a woman says a man robbed her at gunpoint at the westfield montgomery mall parking lot. we first reported the incident around the holidays. and now police are releasing surveillance pictures of the getaway car and surveillance video of the suspect using the woman's credit card. the victim says she hopes this will help police catch the criminal. >> total amount is almost $5,000 for me to replace everything. i mean, yeah, my purse, my wallet, three credit cards, cash and gift cards. >> the the victim says she's diabetic and the robbers also took her medicine. today we will learn if congressional lawmakers will help fund the fight against the spread of the zika virus. president obama is asking for nearly $2 billion. democrats now say some lawmakers may propose to partially fund the president's request. and the zika virus has some baseball players worried about games played
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sources have told yahoo! sports that players with the pirates and marlins have raised concerns. sources say there are no plans to cancel their games at this point. around 400 cases of the virus have been confirmed in puerto rico. in "news 4 your health," alga allergy experts fear this could be the worst allergy season ever. there is a surging number linked to the outdoors and we're not just talking about pollen. a tick-related meat amor eor a has been spreading. when a tick bites a deer it instructed alpha gal also found in certain kinds ever meat and dairy. when transmitted to human, some people develop an allergic reaction to red meat and a dairy products. >> the onset of the allergy is between 3 and 6 hour after being exposed to the
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>> there are more than 3500 cases across the country. experts say the best prevention is to avoid ticks when outdoors. basically if this tick bites you, it will make you sick when you eat red meat. so very odd allergy-inducing bug bite. >> alpha gal needs to get out of here. >> one more thing to worry about. >> i like high hot dogs, my cheeseburgers. well, this morning r.i.p. china is trending. everyone is wondering joan lauer. she was found dead last night. she was 46 years old. and there is even more ahead today for johnny football. a texas grand jury will hear testimony about former cleveland browns quarterback johnny manziel accused of hitting his ex-girlfriend during a night out in january. a decision on whether to iic
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on monday. a mom in minnesota is calling herself the meanest in the world. the label comes after she tried to each her daughter a lesson. after her teen daughter acted up one too many times, she listed her pickup truck for sale. she did it in opens of teaching her daughter and other teens a lesson. >> i hope that she realizes that, you know, that it's okay to discipline your kids and it's okay to have expectations and it's okay for them to have consequences. >> the mom, amy, had more than 400 responses to her ad and more than half were parents saying good for you. you know there is going to be a lot of comments because anytime we talk about parenting, people want to chime in. every family has its unique message. you don't want to -- you just don't know what the needs are. >> i see a lot of cars for sale in my future at high house. absolutely. i don't think that that is a bad
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tactic. >> are you going to buy a car for them in the first place. that's the question. >> the list goes on and on. let's turn our attention to the weather. chuck bell, are you going to buy us a car today? >> no, i just figure adam's parting style, he's standing with a baseball bat sayingou boys, you stay away from my daughter. >> when it comes to the boys, oh, my goodness. >> good luck with that. they're adorable. >> and one quick correction, baseball game which i so lovingly mentioned is tomorrow night, not tonight. so don't go to the nats park looking for a game because it won't happen. got a good looking sky out there early this morning. do need the rain, though. it's been quite drive around here. today will make nine days in a row since we had measured rainfall. we're almost an inch behind for the month and more than 3 inches behind now over the last six weeks. so we do need the rain. best rain chances for us come tomorrow. a little chance in the morning and better chance tomorrow afternoon as rain out across the ohio valley now inching in our direction. these are still just false returns here. light
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to far western maryland. so future weather then, only chance for rain today is there hagerstown to frostburg to maybe as far south as winchester. tomorrow morning here is 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, little chance for a sprinkler or light rain hour in the morning. then drying out through about lunchtime before another better chance of rain comes in tomorrow afternoon. here is 4:00 tomorrow afternoon. showers couldn't rule out a rum b rumble or two of hunger. not looking for severe weather. most important of all, we should get the rain out of here just in time for the weekend. today temperature 49 now, we'll be in the hid to mid to upper 5 9:00. only shower chance right along i-81. "7-day forecast" then, 70s today, 70s tomorrow with the rain coming in, dry over the weekend. and the next really warm day comes up on monday when we should make it up to 85 degrees. so that
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speaki speaking of nice, how about that thursday morning commute? jack taylor at wtop with all the latest. that's coming up in just a second. again, baseball game not coming up today, that's tomorrow. and coming up in the second half however of the show, i was at an event last night emceeing the dash d.c. folks. district alliance for state housing. i have some great pictures of beautiful women and people doing the community a great service. we'll show you those coming up. jack taylor, there you are. >> here i am. 270 southbound, a live look at traffic trying to move out of frederick. purely volume at this hour. beautiful day from what i'm hearing from your forecast. won't be like this tomorrow, but we'll do what we can today. hagerstown i-70 east near route 40, still have accident activity blocking the left side leaving
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virginia battlefield parkway eastbound 7, accident remains along the left side of the roadway. and causing a little early and abrupt delay. neighbors prepare for the worst, a quick thinking decision that kept some kids safe during an attempted abduction. >> plus your electric bill could soon be on the way up. the rate hikes pepco issking to a
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new information this morning about the two people who died in a small plane crash near the bay bridge. police say richard hess, the pilot and his trend, janet, were killed when their plane crashed in a field on tuesday. witnesses say the plane burst into flames when it hit the grnd. ntsb is trying to figure out what caused the crash. this morning we're hearing part of the 911 call that led to the arrest of the anne arundel county sheriff earlier this month. is this h this is his wife callingor help. >> what's going on? >> he just punched me
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eye. >> you can hear her there saying he punched me in the eye. sheriff ron bait than was arrma arrested on second degree assault charges. county politicians issued a statement calling for his resignation. elsie bateman who made the 911 call also released a statement that seemingly contradicts the claims she that to dispatchers saying, quote, at no point did ron punch, hit or kick me. sheriff bateman is working in an administrative capacity right now and is not allowed to carry a weapon. bad news for pepco customers and your wallet. you could be in for a rate hike. this is coming less than a month after it was acquired by exelon. pepco wants a 10% increase for customers in montgomery and prince george's county. if approved, the average monthly bill would go up by about $15 a month. the money will be used to support reliability and technology investment. pepco says the increase is not related to the merger and would have been made regardless. well, toay
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england celebrating her 90th birthday. >> happy birthday, your royal highness. or your royal majesty. >> i don't know. prince william second in line to the throne says she's like any other grandmother and he has been told off by her many times. i think she is pretty strong willed. queen elizabeth's son prince of wales has recorded a special radio broadcast for the day from hennthehenry the 8th. gun salutes will a laytake plac. and we recognized police officers, sheriff deputies and firefighters for their life saving actions while they're on and off the duty. i want to say thank you to the alexandria chamber of commerce for holding the event. and it was just such a great showing of this brother hood of people who risk thr
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there is something about putting a uniform on and those families know that they put their lives at risk. >> and you said people were coming up to you, wanted pictures of you. >> i have to give a shout out to the barnacles. their son officer matthew barn cal won a silver medal for going this to that burning car and pulling out a woman and she survived. the race for the white house is shifting its focus to our region as several presidential candidates make the rounds in maryland. where they're speaking today and the deadline you have to meet if you want to vote early. and gearing up for the olympic games. traditional ceremony that just took place as we approach 100 days before the rio olympics. and sun is up in our eastern sky right now. a beautiful looking way to get your thursday started, but it won't stay thiet
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i'll let you know when you will need to finally break out
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glenn: we loved having him as part of the family. it's what you do. kids: in congress, dad will protect president obama's legacy. he'll fight for jobs and protect social security and medicare. glenn ivey will never quit on you; and we should know, we're his kids. glenn: i'm glenn ivey and i approve this message. i'll take on the republicans for all of us.
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i'm kristin wright with this just in. arlington county police investigating death of a 2-year-old girl. they believe the girl was accidently left in the back seat of a car and died as a result. they are telling us that they believe a friend of the child's mother was dropping off some of the children, dropped off two of the kids but accidently left the 2-year-old in the car, came pbak to the car and found the child there. so far no arrests or charges pending the outcome of the investigation. good morning. it is now 6:31 on a thursday. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. a nice southerly breeze today. chances for rain back on us tomorrow with a risk of a rumble or two of thunder. good news is the weekend is lookdr
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it will be back in the 80s next week. tomorrow there is a risk of rain showers around in the afternoon. coming up, we'll time out exactly when the heaviest of the rain will be milikely. but the weekend is looking excellent. time for a check on traffic with jack taylor at wtop. the outer loop of the beltway in springfield, new problem on the ramp to go south on to 95. so as you head out of annandale past braddock road south on 95, sounds like the crash blocks the left lane on the ramp causing an early delay. plan ahead, hopefully they can get it out of the roadway quickly. huge delays i-70 east through hagerstown. overnight crash continues to block the left lane leaving only the right lane getting by. delays about 4 miles. once you're across south mountain into frederick, all of the travel lanes are available. it is 6:32. to decision 2016 where voters in maryland have until the end of
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the day to vote early or absentee in next week's primary and avoid all the big lines. there are more than 3 million registered voters in maryland and the board of elections expects close to a 50% turnout on tuesday. more than 180,000 people already cast their ballots. candidates are focusing on maryland in the day ahead. molette green is live in silver string where they're expecting some last minute campaigning. >> reporter: good morning. hillary clinton up over 20 points this maryland over bernie sanders. next stop for the clintons right here at this brewery in silver spring. it won't be hillary clinton, it will be daughter chelsea clinton who will be appearing here. and also making a stop in beltsville. here is the breakdown of the delegates up for grabs in the state of maryland. 118 for the democrats compared to 38 republican delegates at stake here. on the republican side, ted cruz, senator ted cruz,
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giving up with a scheduled stop today in maryland coming to frederick today. just a day after we saw donald trump on the eastern shore at a big rally where he touted his lead over his opponents and of course the protesters showed up, too, as well. some of them clashing with police after the rally. one man even tased by police. trump is ahead in maryland with senator cruz that in third place here. secretary clinton has a double digit lead over bernie sanders here in the three states. that is the latest live from maryland. molette green, news 4. right now president obama is in the middle east, in saudi arabia heating with the leaders of several gulf states including the united arab emirates. john kerry and ash carter are also there. d.c. police say
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is responsible for two murders. maurice bellamy is accused of shooting off duty secret service officer bald kwin jr. he also allegedly killed davonte washington the can day before easter. police announced the new charges on wednesday.can day before easter. police announced the new charges on wednesday. this morning police are trying to figure out exactly where a triple shooting happened on wednesday afternoon. all three victims were able to walk into united medical center. police are working to find out where the three shots were fired and why. 6:35. three arlington kids are being praised for remembering what stranger danger means. check this out. this came after two separate abduction attempts. both happened while the children were playing outside yesterday on north 30th street. police tell us a man driving an older model navy blue pickup
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into his vehicle. when they ran away, the man ride again and drove just a few feet for a little boy there. he also ran away back to the area where the kids were playing and told his mom. she tells news 4 she's thangf thankful the little boy remembered what do. >> he just ran as fast as he could and i always say never get in anybody's car unless i've said it's okay. >> scary situation. police are still looking for the suspect there. it is 6:36. developing in applicant, mitfli. three people are charged in the water crisis there. two are state environmental official, steven busch and michael prysby. also charged is the man who ran the plant, michael glasgow. all three are charged with misconduct, neglect of duty and tampering with evidence. flint residents are not had clean drinking water since the water supply changed in april of 2014. attorney general says more charg c
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a new report shows that people who telework in our area, you're helping with the road congestion. national capitol region planning board out with its latest travel trends and the numbers show that we are driving more miles than we ever have during the weekdays, but everyone as population has gone up, there has not been a dramatic spike this vehicle traffic. transportation experts say that's because more people are using telework which helps on keep cars off the road. a potential deal for volkswagen in the wake of that emissions scandal. what we're learning about potential deal and what it could mean for those who own one of the automakers diesel cars. and off the job. the latest controversial comments that cost former baseball star curt schilling his job at espn. and a sun any start, isn't that pretty? amelia see balance is he
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the eolympic torch is lit. this just happened in the last half hour. the torch lighting ceremony is taking place in greece. the summer games in rio de janeiro are getting closer. they're in august. 12,000 athletes will carry the torch to the games over the coming months. when you say lit, there a whole different meaning. >> right, like on fire like on a good way. >> this is a good thing, too. >> wendy rieger will be in rio. >> counting down, road to rio. so today will you need an umbrella or sunglasses? >> very good question. we have the person with the answer. amel amelia segal is on the weather deck. >> no umbrella needed today unless you're around the i-81 corridor. but for most of us, it's another dry nice day. a bit of a breeze and cool at the bus stop with the temperature around 50. recess, though, getting an
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70. by dismissal, more cloud cover, and a temperature around 75. if you're heading to the nationals game tomorrow evening or just heading out for your friday night, could be dealing with the rain. chuck will have more on that for ten minutes, but for now, things over to jack taylor at wtop. a problem in annandale headed in to springfield outer loop of the beltway, ramp south to 95, an early morning crash causing a delay. montgomery county near clopper road, a crash in the intersection. authorities are on scene. sounds like clopper road not able to make some turns. so plan ahead. also eastbound i-70 still solid out of hagers turn. crash they'renear 40 blocking l. and in texas, another day of flood warnings raising concerns about the safety of some dams in the houston area. and we're also following a developing situation in arlion
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shooting had a very much of columbia pike closed. we'll take you li to the scene ve i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message. narrator: an attack ad from the campaign for donna edwards. so untrue. so outrageous that president obama said, "pull it down." the obama white house called the ad on chris van hollen and the nra "misleading." the sun says van hollen and president obama have the exact same position. the post praised van hollen as a "leading champion on gun safety," and condemned the edwards ads that "mislead" voters. donna edwards. will she say anything to win an election?
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i don't believe that big money can buy votes -- not in our district. and i won't claim to have single handily passed just about every bill in annapolis. we can't settle for the same old politics, not when our basic rights are being threatened by trump and cruz. i'll stand up to their bigotry and be a passionate voice for maryland women and families. in tv and in business, i built relationships. as a woman in the house, i'll do the same to get things done. i'm kathleen mathews and i approve this message. we're working to get you up for the minute the meant you'mi. an altercation ends in gunfire. the investigation had columbia pike closed overnight. we'll take you live to the
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traffic. good morning. we have a mostly clear sky out there right now. temperatures between 45 and 55 degree s and plenty ever sunshine. but clouds and rain are on the way. we'll time it out coming up. and we are still following a developing story in arlington this morning. police are investigating what led to a shooting in front of a burger king on columbia pike. megan mcgrath is there how with the latest. >> reporter: well, you can see behind my here that the lanes that were closed down here on columbia pike, they have all reopened now. but the investigation into what happened continues. the search for the shooter continues this morning. now, this all began to unfold right around 10:30 last night. police say that there was some kind of an argument, an argume
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then escalated from there to the point where someone pulled a gun and shots were fired. this happened in the area in front of the burger king. we could see investigators on the scene this morning on the sidewalk as well as in the parking lot the area to the right of the burger king. they just left the scene within the last hour. now one man was hit in that -- hit by the gunfire, taken to an area hospital. we're told by police that it is expected that that victim will be okay, that he will survive. it's an adult male. that's the only information that we have. now, no word of any arrests and police are looking for information. anyone who was in the area heard something, saw something, you're asked to call investigators. back to you. developing a deadly shooting, a man was killed in southeast washington this morning, it was a male. d.c. police have not said whether it was a man or a boy. he was
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police say they don't have information about a suspect in the case. right it now firefighters from across the country are fighting a massive blaze in shenandoah national park.it now from across the country are fighting a massive blaze in shenandoah national park. more than 5600 acres have been scorched with strong winds and dry weather. the national park service thinks that it was caused by a person because there was no lightning around on saturday when the fire started. 6:48. in another part of the shenandoah national park, search for a missing firefighter heads into day six. search teams will head out to the park this morning to look for nicole mittendorff. ♪ o lord my god, when i in awesome wonder ♪ >> family, friends and colleagues gathered for a prayer vigil in fairfax county. virginia state police say they are following up on more than 100 tips and leads.
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together a time line of her movements. we now know that she called out sick for her shift last wednesday. a $10,000 reward is being offered in a fire death investigation turned homicide in gaithersburg. montgomery county police say a 63-year-old had multiple injuries to his body and found dead in the basement of his burned down home in march. two other men who lived at the home escaped in the fire. developing this morning, an annandale man is dead after a confrontation with police. it happened yesterday afternoon. 45-year-old paul gianelos wandered away from a group home outing at the round tree park. gianelos is described as having both developmental and physical disabilities. a veteran officer found him and began talking to him. the officer says gianelos became com babative so he called for backup and a witness says it took four officers to subd
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then observed mr. gianelos have a medical emergency, what appeared to be cardiac arrest and cpr was started immediately. >> he died at the hospital. the medical examiner is working right now to determine the exact cause of death. today the man responsible for landing this gyrocopter at the u.s. capital should learn his sentence. prosecutors want douglas hughes to spend ten months in prison. the former florida mail carrier says his flight was meant to draw attention to campaign finance reform. the pharmacies that provide execution drugs to virginia are now allowed to keep their identities hidden. the general assembly passed the proposal last night. governor terry mcauliffe says keeping the pharmacies secret will protect them from the public criticism and help the state hain taken a steady supply of lethal injection drugs.
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life under a, quote, veil of secre secrecy. espn says it fired curt schilling because his conduct was unacceptable. he posted anti-transgender people oig on his facebook page and espn fired him yesterday. schilling was also suspended last year for a meme that compared muslims to nazis. developing now, the search is slowing down and ecuador is starting to focus on restoring electricity and cleaning up the damage from the giant earthquake. the death toll stands at 570 and more 100 are still missing. countries from all over the world have sent aid, but they say it's difficult to get food and water to everyone who immediates it because of all the damage. i'm chrkristin wright.it be damage. k
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this is flooded out houston. someone tried to drive their truck over a bridge and ended up under water. look at that the driver was able to crawl out of a window, but not a smart thing to do. the flooding really bad in houston right now. concern even about whether some of the dams there, some of the older dams will be able to hold up. more rain in the forecast there and flood warnings are effect. back to you. we think it come -- it happens in our area, too. people think they can drive through the water. >> stupid, stupid, stupid. that's the best way to describe it. if you can't see the road, what are you driving on it for? yikes. >> and did you see him jump out of the car? he's really lucky. >> and there were rescuer right there. they should charge him every n penny it cost to rescue him. on a better note, i was able to emcee the dash awards, district alliance for safe housing. this is
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and they do awesome work. they provide housing to victims of domestic abuse and they have been doing it for the last six years. and i was emceeing their event last night. had a great time doing it. a lot of beautiful women and very involved men doing everything that they can. and if you would like to help, you can still donate at dash dc.org. they're doing tragreat work and worthy cause. they helped over 300 families last year alone get them out of a domestic abuse situation. so thank you for inviting me down there last night. had a great time. what to expect weather-wise for today, sun already up. it will be a nice day. south winds are back. increasing clouds, we stay cry f dry. only spot the that might have a shower will be out towards hagerstown and far western maryland. tomorrow is a different story. particularly tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night, so you have outdoor plans friday night, may wao
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plan ready to go. good news is as we head towards your week hend, things will be clearing out. tomorrow an 80% chance of rain, but no severe weather expected. dry for the weekend and warming right back up next week. 85 on monday. and another chance for some now needed showers comes in on tuesday. what we need now, jack taylor, is relief on a thursday morning commute. >> i can give it to you in gaithersburg at least. the accident we had on clopper head cleared. so the intersection is reopened. traffic moving through the area. we're making progress in virginia on the outer loop of the beltway, ramp to go south on i-95 headed towards springfield, the crash that had been in the left lane may have also cleared. good news for the hagerstown drivers, accident on i-70 near 40, both travel lanes are once again available. back to you. today drivers
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the volkswagen emission test cheating scandal could learn how the company plans to compensate them. last year the german ut tautoma admitted to cheating. in san francisco, the company is expected to announce that it would spend $1 billion to compensate hundreds of thousands of drivers both with buyback offers and with repairs. the caps have another shot to win the series. they will face the flyers back here in d.c. tomorrow night. caps lost last night. pretty close game, though. whoever wins the series will play the penguins or the rangers next. flyers did have a big playoff comeback a few years ago, but i think we'll do. go caps. i'm landon dowdy at cnbc. it's official, treasury secretary jack lew announcing harriet tubman will replace andrew jackson on the front of the
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and in a conference call, secretary lew says her incredible story of courage and is why we honor her on our currency. with your cnbc business report, i'm landon dowdy. four things to know before you head out this morning, we are counting down to the olympics in rio. now the olympic torch is headed there. it was lit in a big ceremony less than an hour ago. you have until the end of the day to vote early or absentee in tuesday's maryland primary. go to the nbc washington app and certainly early voting to find out where you can vote early in each county. firefighters from across the country battling a massive fire at shenandoah national park. so far the fire has scorched about 900 square miles. dry weather it in the next 24 hours could be a big problem. police are working to find out exactly what led to a shooting in front of a burger king on columbia pike. roads were are closed there for hours this morning. the victim is expe
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okay. and outside forecast for today, nice and warm. a bit of a breeze out of the south, 10 to 20 miles per hour. best rain chances are for tomorrow. nats are back at home tomorrow, that game tomorrow night may have a rain delay or possibly even a postponement. but the weekend looks awesome. >> can't for get our beloved nats, too. rocking the red. washington, d.c. >> yep. that's right. >> i like the beard. >> thank you very much. >> can i see a gray hair right there. >> thank you for spotting that. the "today" show is >>ne
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good morning. old trump versus new trump. >> we got some beauties. we've got lyin' ted, we've got crooked hillary. >> donald trump returns to familiar format a rally in maryland even as he hires a speech writer and practices on teleprompter to appear more presidential. this morning, mr. trump will be here for an exclusive town hall on our plaza and will be joined by his wife, melania, and all four of his adult children. happening now, president obama meeting with gulf leaders on rising tensions over how to deal with an ever-growing terrorist threat. he's out. curt schilling fired by espn after another controversial post to social media. what he said this time that co

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