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right now police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old allegedly left in a car all day. how police say the little girl was forgotten. >> and an announcement being made in the next hour that could keep you safe the next time you use a service like craigslist. >> and i'm tracking isolated spri sprinkles right now but more widespread rain coming up in my forecast. a tragedy in fairfax county. a little girl died after she was left in the back seat of a hot car. megan mcgrath is live i
county. megan? >> barbara, it really is a terrible story. a 2-year-old girl is dead after her mother's boyfriend accidentally left her unattended in a car for several hours. now police say the boy friend put three children, the 2-year-old girl and her siblings, age 10 and 15 in the car at a residence on conwell drive. that happened in the morning yesterday. he then dropped off the two older children and returned back home, not realizing that the toddler was still in the back seat. several hours later, around 3:30, he then drove to pentagon city to pick up the child's mother. that's when he saw the 2-year-old child unconscious in the back seat. police say it appears that this was an accident. they do not suspect there was y criminal intent. >> detectives have alluded to the pib
routine. when people get in a routine like this, they become accustomed to doing things in an order. that's how you accomplish things. it becomes habitual. if that routine or habit changes, sometimes it leads to a tragedy like this. >> reporter: now the official high at reagan national airport and dulles airport yesterday was 71 degrees. researchers at san francisco university say the temperature inside a car can reach 115 in an hour when it's over 70 degrees outside. at this point no charges have been filed against the boyfriend. the investigation must continue and then the commonwealth's attorney will look at everything and decide what if anything will be done at that point. back to you in the studio. >> awful story. okay, megan. also developing, someone is dead in d.c. and we're working to find out more about that cas
police say male was killed around 1:30 in the morning, shot on 16th street southeast. police have not told us if the victim was a man or a child. >> and the search is over for a suspect in a shooting in colombia pike. the victim in the shooting is expected to be okay. if you know or saw anything in that area last night that can help police, give them a call. >> d.c. is getting some safe spots for people to meet up when they buy in exchanged goods off sites like craigs list. there exchange zones aimed at combatting robberies will be located close to police stations. >> and this afternoon the man who landed his girocouldnpter oe u.s. capitol lawn will
whether he will receive jail time. the former mail carrier said his flight last april was meant to draw attention to campaign finance reform. >> today volkswagen could give $5,000 apiece to drivers affected by that emissions test cheating scandal. it could help the german automaker avoid a trial. last year volkswagen admitted to cheating on the test. in addition to the payouts, the company is expected to announce it's going to compensate hundreds of thousands of drivers both with buyback offers and repairs. >> on storm team 4 radar, i'm tracking some isolated sprinkles in parts of prince william, loud i don't know and frederick counties and further back to the west. and some showers moving up toward the north and east. for most of us it's a dry thursday and i know you're
noticing a lot of cloud cover but as we move into the later hours, i think you'll see more sunshine. this rain will are impacting the area tomorrow. i'll have more on that at 11:25. notice full sunshine in the i-81 corridor. so increasing sun shine as we head on into the hours and a nice southerly wind will help to warm us up today, more so than yesterday. currently we're at 62. i'll have your hourly planner at 11:25, barbara. >> a teen is now the suspect in not one but two shootings. it happened during a december robbery in southwest d.c. he is already in custody for
killing devont washington, a teen-ager. >> a man is dead after a confrontation with fairfax police. he wandered away from a group home outing in round tree park wednesday afternoon. the man is described as having developed mental disabilities. >> he became physically combative with the officer. the officer called for backup and three additional officers arrived on the scene. >> reporter: a witness said it took all four officers to subdue the man. the man later died. >> and wwe
dead. police say they don't think there is anything suspicious about her death. >> today a texas grand jury will hear team about johnny manziel, the former cleveland brown's quarterback. he's accused of hitting his ex-girl friend on a night out in january. a decision on whether to indict him will likely be out on monday. >> and if the caps win tomorrow night, they move on to the second round of the stanley cup playoffs. the flyers won in philadelphia last night so the teams are coming back to the district. one of the biggest film festivals on the east coast starts today and we're going to tell you what you need to know to be a part of it. >> plus the campaign trail runs
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ecuador. the death toll have now at 570 people. hundreds are still missing. >> and terrorism and nuclear concerns some of the top things on president obama's agenda during his visit to the middle east. he's in saudi arabia. he met with the leaders of several gulf states this morning. they talked about teaming up to fight isis and resolving the conflict in syria. >> a transitioning governing body, a new constitution with free elections, including a transition away from assad. >> the president said all the countries, which include saudi arabia, the united arab emirates and kuwait are on board with that plan. later today the president will leave the middle east for england. after that he's visiting germany. >> to decision 2016 now where voters in maryland have until the end of the day to vote early or absentee in next week's primary and avoid all those long
there are over 3 million voters in maryland and the board of elections expects more than 50% turnout. 180,000 have already cast their ballots. ted cruz is in maryland now. in a matter of minutes, chelsea clinton will kick off a campaign event on behalf of her mother. she is campaigning in connecticut today. once the rally wraps up, she'll head to another campaign event. here's tracy potts were more. >> i promise you this, we're going to get the nomination. >> reporter: trump will reportedly tone it down using a speech writer regarding policy. >> there is no
cruz to get the nomination. he's out. >> the math is virtually impossible to get to 1,237. nobody's getting to 1,237. >> scott walker now says he'll support trump will win. >> that's the person i hope and believe strongly will be the nominee and that being ted cruz. in the end i'm going to support the republican running. >> reporter: meantime bernie sanders' campaign admits it's an uphill battle. >> hill hi is calling for unity. >> we've got to unify our country and quit the divisiveness. after new york, she can lose every state and still win the nomination. the latest fec
bernie sanders raised $40 million last month and still has 27 million in the bank. >> and ten days of screenings, music, matters and all leading up to an award ceremony. >> it's a big deal. you're all dressed and ready to go. >> well, it's thursday, right? >> that's just how you look on thursdays? >> this is my thursday attire. >> why don't we take a look at one of the trailers for a film. tell us how you pick the films will participate today? >> we get so many films. the one little hook is that it has magic. can't describe it, but once you feel it, the watch the movie, you know there's something there. whether it's a huge big budget film or something somebody did -- not in their garage but you can tell there's a story and love and passion behind it. that's what we're
>> where are all the screenings taking place, at angelica? >> the lion's share are at the angelica theater in virginia. we're going to start off with three feature link documentaries based on music and then we'll have the battle of the bands for four hours and a dance party to wrap it up and we're kicking it in saturday at the angelica theater, we'll have a screening every night until next week on friday. >> tell bus the us about the ba the bands. >> it's our first year including music in the festival. we tapped any local bands and along with highlighting film and film makes are into the area, we wanted to bring in the music as well. >> and these are great venues.
>> our whole schstick is we want to go big. we went with them. >> i've been to both places, they're phenomenal. >> glass, metal, art deco, you have the overpriced lollipops there. >> do you need tickets to go? >> absolutely. go to www.com. >> next week is saturday where we have these nice beautiful,s could car-style trophies. we have over 60 awards that we give out to all the different genres and actor, director, best choreography, action across the board. >> any special guests this year? >> well, we do have our
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some pretty shocking video out of texas where there are more flood warnings right now. this truck histories to tries standing water. the man saved himself by climbing out of a window. this is the last heavy rain in texas. it should be clearing up today, we hope. >> and firefighters are battling a massive fire
national park. the fire may actually get worse. the national park service believes the fire was caused by a person because there was no lightning around on saturday when the whole thing began. >> well, we certainly have been enjoying the weather that we've had but some changes are coming, aren't they, amelia? >> we're going to be tracking some showers in the forecast tomorrow. as far as that fire on twitter, those in shenandoah valley seeing and smelling the smoke that way. here in washington, we're not concerned about smoke but what we are talking about is a mix of clouds and sun, highs in the upper 60s to low 70s. we warm today into the mid 70s. some isolated sprinkles and showers out there. i'm not too concerned about that in the metro area. it's areas further to the west. and then further back around the
otherwise breezy for the remainder of today. and we'll hit the high about 5:00 in the morning. by 8:00, cloudy, mainly dry and still pretty comfortable but the temperature will be around 70 degrees. tomorrow morning won't be as chilly as it was this morning because there are more clouds in the forecast, kind of acting as a blanket. you also want to grab the umbrella tomorrow as you head out the door. 5:00 a.m., we're still dry at that point but a shower is possible during the morning hours as you move on into the afternoon and evening hours. we'll be tracking areas of rain with a few embedded thunderstorms. notice at 6 p.m. the bright weather, not so much the placement but the brighter colors indicating potential for a few rumbles of thunder. i'm not seeing indications for any thunderstorms tomorrow. knowing if you're heading down to the nationals game, some rain could
maybe a delay. a cancellation i think is highly unlikely. as far as temperatures are concerned, not too bad, dropping to around 66 degrees by the last out. so your weekend outlook for the nats game, heading out for your friday night potentially dealing with some rain. saturday we'll have increasing sunshine, a high in 73, sunday sunny skies in the federal government and next week an 80-degree day on the map. >> today the queen of england is celebrating her 90th birthday. crowd gathered around winsor castle. princess said the queen is like any other grandmother. he said he's been told off by her many times. gun salutes will take around the u.k. throughout this day. >> still his grandmother. >> in news for your
this could be the worst allergy season ever. and we're not talking about p l pollpol pollen, a tick related meat allergen. when it is transmitted to humans some develop an eleallergic reaction to red meat and dairy products. >> the onset is three to six hours after being exposed to red meat, pork and lamb. >> the best prevention is to avoid tick from outdoors. >> a big moment ahead of the olympic summer games. we were going to show you the ancient tradition. >> whatever he intended to call it, we will perform for the first time anywhere
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have some safe spots to make the swap in public. >> kathy lanier is about to announce three safe locations. >> and a 2-year-old died after being left in the back seat of a hot car. the mother as boyfriend was supposed to drop the little girl off but forgot about her until he was in pentagon city yesterday afternoon. >> i'm kristen wright at the live desk with pictures out of wi wilmington, delaware. a 15-year-old girl has died after she was assaulted by two students at school. city officials are at the howard high school of technology about to give an update as to what exactly happened. we expect to learn more soon. >> thanks,
tough story there. the money in your wallet is about to get a new look. the biggest changes coming to the $20 bill. >> former slave harriet tubman is about to become the new face of the $20 bill. >> i'm just glad she's on the 20d bill. >> i feel very proud about it. >> harriet tubman helped run the underground railroad to get other slaves to freedom. she'll replace president andrew jackson. it's not just the 20 that's changing. with the hit play on broadway, the man who created the ti
financial system will stay on the 10. ♪ alexander hamilton ♪ >> we should be doing more for him and not throw him to the wayside. >> on the back of the 5, civil rights leader and oprah said "i love it," adding it was her first choice but it's #harriet tubman that has been lighting up social media. a year ago 9-year-old sophia wrote president obama asking why there weren't any women on coins and bills? she even suggested harriet tubman. >> some kid think because they can't vote they won't be able to do anything big but i guess i did do something big. >> that was tom costello rrt
years to roll out. some women's groups were pushing for there to be women on the redesigned $10 bill since it was coming out sooner. but few were expecting the treasury to announce that women will also appear on the $5, $10 and $20 bill. >> we're counting down to the summer games in rio de janeiro in brazil. the torch was lit in greece this morning. >> ladies and gentlemen, this manuscript turned out to be the most important literary discovery in 450 years. >> we discovered william shakespeare's long lost first play. in
audiences can expect, austin and reed. thank you very much. is this a comedy? >> we hope. fingers crossed. >> you want it to be funny. >> we thought it was a drama and then we performed it. people just cracked up. >> we got a preert store of the volt. and we asked what would be the holy grail literary -- we don't have any these. none of those exist. so we thought let's write one. so we wrote it and so it's very much the young and immature favoritewrite and we started performing in renaissance fairs.
>> i can tell both of you are actors. you're projecting very well. >> i'll speak a little softer. >> no, it's good, it's good. tell people about the theater. i've lived here for about 15 years and i don't know too much about the theater. >> it's one of the preeminent research institutions in the world. it got large -- sort of modeled and inspired after the black friars theater in london, which was the first indoors theater where shakespeare performed his play. you are transported for us to do something irreverent
>> he died april 23rd, which is saturday. so this saturday we have two performances of his long lost first play. >> and we're going to try not to die ourselves. >> is it hard to make shakes spoor funny? it is about the power of language, the malleablity of language. >> and you don't have to enjoy shakespeare. you can absolutely enjoy it knowing no shakespeare a all. >> people are coming out saying i know
than i thought i knew. people quote shakespeare every day and they kind of doesn't realize. >> very cool. sounds like a fun show. austin and reed, thank you again for coming in. it's at the folger theater tonight through may 8th. we did it, there you go. >> and i can't wait to see it. don't be surprised if you see rain today. amelia back with a look head to the weekend forecast. and i had the thans t
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scandal. this deal will give the owners of some 600,000 affected vehicles the option of having vw buy back the cars or fix them. now, so far no specific details as to how much would be paid to these owners, but we understand that it's, quote, a substantial amount of compensation. adam? >> thank you very much. just imagine the reaction from young students when this fell from the ceiling. it's a snake. it tumbled on to a teacher's desk. the snake was not venomous and nobody was hurt. pest control sprayed to keep away any other snake. >> youzer. >> i'm looking up now. >> i know, don't scare me here. >> waiting for those clouds to move in. we don't want them but they're coming, right? >> yes. we're tracking cloudiness out
sprinkles. nothing too big of a deal. most of us are going to stay dry today. tomorrow you definitely want to have the umbrella handy. good chance you're getting some rain tomorrow and unfortunate because we need the rain. our rainfall deficits since march 1st just over 3 inches but we'll take what we can get at this point. u.s. drought monstdaitor saying area is just fine as far as that's concerned. a nice weekend and almost hot on monday with high temperatures in the mid 80s. kind of this broken line of sprinkles, very light rain. if this holds together, arlington and the district are going to see some sprinkles and more substantial showers in western maryland and the panhandle of west virginia. i think our rain areas in the metro area, we're not going to be worried about it.
where you're seeing black. notice this trend, the cloud moving through and sunshine to follow. it's going to be a really nice afternoon. temperatures in the 50s and 60s 64 in gaithersburg, a high tomorrow at 77. we can't rule out a midday shower tomorrow. i'm giving recess a b. by dismissal, a better chance of some thunderstorms. on saturday a high of 73. beautiful sunshine on sunday. maybe an early lingering shower on saturday. i think sunday will be the better of the two weekend days. 85 on monday, the chance of some rain on tuesday with the high temperature of 74 barbara and adam. >> lights, camera and music. he turns your favorite music into art right in
audience. and you're going to be painting at the kennedy center this weekend, right? yeah. >> what is speed painting? >> i take a canvas and it's a performance art medium. it looks like i'm doing an abstract painting but i'm really painting something. so you get to guess -- >> you never tell them in advance? >> no. >> how did you come up with this idea. >> there was a famous speed painting and he passed away in 2004. and i started doing it and my daughter did a video and it went viral and since then i've been doing hundreds. >> and you're going to do
absolutely. >> here we go! >> and it's on your teeth and on your glasses. that is absolutely amazing. dan, thank you so much. dan of course is going to be sunday at the kennedy center where he will join the national symphony orchestra for two family concerts at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. you are amazing. >> thank you. >> how do you feel? >> ready to rock. ready for another two. >> thank you so much, dan. good to you have. >> thanks, barbara. thank you. >> that was so cool. i would buy that painting. i love that it got in his teeth, too. >> coming up, a
tomorrow in honor of earth day, 100 volunteers and 500 kids will gather at the school to build a beautiful grand new classroom and they're going to do it in just one day. joining me, the master in getting this kind of garden off the ground or into the ground. i understand you had the kids do a contest to desighe
you had a winner. i think we had a picture of her. if not, she'll be there tomorrow. >> the students came up with an idea what they'd like to see in their learning space. we got everything from bike racks to gardens, to sitting space. >> do you go into the schools and teach them how to design a garden? >> we go in the schools and we work with the teachers on what they want to see to enhance their educational experience. the kid come up with the design and the teachers get to weigh in on what they'd like to see in the space also. >> we understand you're very good at helping to raise the grade of the kids in the school. how does gardening change academic prospects for students? >> kids learn best when they are engaged in hands-on learning. that happens a lot when they're outdoors. teacher can turn that excitement into an opportunity for them to increase their academic perfor
>> do all kids really seem to get into this? >> absolutely. it's an opportunity for so many of them to get their hands dirty, in the dirt, to dig, to learn, to grow and also to spread that word in their own community. >> this is a nine-month effort for the kid, right? >> absolutely. this is definitely something we start very early in the year, working with the school with the design and with the teachers that they want to see and then coming up with lesson plan the students -- >> absolutely. these beautiful plants will be moved from. >> we'll have kids write in their journals about what they see in the garden. we'll have kids harvest plants and produce and they'll be able
record it and learn from it. >> and all of these things are things that can actually go in the ground right now, is that right? >> yeah. these are things, for example, we have lettuce here, we have carrots over here. these are things we're going to be putting in the ground with our volunteers tomorrow morning. >> you say it's also a math lesson for the kids. >> it's the measuring, the data, the hult pli case, how many plants need to go in that space also. >> so all the students will be involved? >> all the kid will come out. we have an art project some will be engaged in. >> a. >> volunteers lined up or do you need more in. >> volunteers are lined up but we welcom
>> what time do you start tomorrow morning? >> we start at 9:00. >> real school guard i don't know it's called. you can look it up on the web. we thank you so much and happy earth day! >> often the nra and its campaign cash are what stands between us and gun reform. "searing tragedy struck in a place parents felt their children were safe" chris van hollen met with nra lobbyists to craft a loophole that would let the nra skirt a new campaign finance law and block gun control. but democrat donna edwards said "no" to the nra loophole and stood up to the gun lobby. and she would ban assault weapons. democrat donna edwards, maryland's next senator. working for us pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
because the right family wasn't watching that day, we want to give you another chance to meet him. here's damon checking out one of his big interests at the museum of natural history. damon wants to be a geologist someday and was ready to learn about anything was to know about rocks. >> you been interested in rocks for a while? >> yes, i have. >> from the time i was a little kid, i was bringing rocks home. my mom was telling me they were stashed everywhere in the house? do you have a similar problem? >> yes. >> damon sad he's a collector, too. >> do you know what kind of rock that is in. >> meta morphic rock. >> do you know what kind of crystals this is? >> he's been doing great at school.
you it's beryl? >> it's almost like a prism. >> he happened upon some books about loves and he likes it. >> tell me which that is -- >> asked what one -- >> he'd like an adopted family that would love him just the way he is, a bright young man with a promising future. he needs a family to help encourage his dream to doing well in life. >> we would really love a two-parent family for him. >> perhaps a family that would share his interest in the earth and its treasures and that would
share their life with him. >> let's go a final check of our weather. we need the rain, right? >> i guess we do need it but, amel amelia, we've ben enjoying the sunshine. when is it coming? >> i'm tracking isolated showers in the metro krarea. after this moves through, everybody in the d.c. metro area is dry for the day. high temperatures in the mid 70s. have the umbrella handy tomorrow. some rumbles of thunder are possible. we'll have the latest at 4, 5 and 6. >> that's it for "news4 midday." thanks store joining us. we're back on the news at 4:00. >> we hope you'll have a great
with us in the morning. >> absolutel havey. a kathleen matthews: in the race for congress, 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.
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