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we're talking about this n octo. however, bairack t where the break was. here listen to lynn riggens with wssc. >> this was probably fixed in laugh the time. that's a challenge sometimes, sometimes it is not just the pipes that are old it's the whole system that is old. >> reporter: so again, the crews here are trying to get rid of all of this mess, all of the debris and the runoff of where the water main break started. right now the crews are drilling, probably about a block north of here trying to still pinpoint the location and trying to find where the break is. that hasn't been located yet. but as you just heard lyn
so that was a huge the in the spring to summer months. we'll send ibo vand we aretingo see some slowdowns headed southbound there, rockville pike passing cedar lane. the best option may be to think about old georgetown road. 295 southbound at benning road, we have a crash along the left side of the roadway there slowing things. northbound branch avenue after cedarville, that crash in the left lane now is starting to show us real slowdowns. taking a look at 95 here this morning, you can see as you're headed northbound from quantico to the beltway, it will take you 24 minutes. once you hit the
sn time there as well. good morning, chuck. > goodrn wednesday, finally here. and the sunshine is now officially a thing of the past. we've been needing some rain and asking for rain. and now it's going to be a long, cloudy stretch. so good-bye to the sunshine and the warm weather. and hello to rain chances. not expecting a lot of rain today but pockets of light rain and drizzle could be near a tenth of an inch or so. not too much of a fog issue this morning with the low clouds and the light rain falling. most of the rain now in southern st. mary's county. there's more rain back to our west coming our way. current temperatures are in the upper 50s to low to mid-60s now. the next 24 hours look this way, very steady temperatures and steady amounts of cloud cover with occasional periods of light rain. grab the umbrella, you'll need it. thank you, chuck. coming up at 6:03, now to decision 2016. many of you may be wondering who won the
primaryra mikulski's seat. >> we'll go forward and win the general election! and we're going to be part of a new democratic majority in the united states senate! >> maryland is on the verge of an all male delegation. when will our voices be effective, legitimate, equal leaders in a big ten party? vanhollen will take on kathy szeliga this november. now to the congressional races in our area starting with the eight direction. jamie raskin is the
hollen has held since 2003. and the race for the congressional distrieight distrs the most expensive. and he will face dan cox in the general election. to the fourth congressional district, former lieutenant governor anthony brown won the democratic primary there. donna edwards had that seat since 2008. with 99% reporting, george mcdermott is the projected winner of the republican nomination. maryland voters are overwhelmingly behind the two front-runners in the race for the white house. both donald trump and hillary clinton beat their competitors by 30% yesterday. trump took wins in the other four states holding primaries as well giving him nearly 100 new delegates this morning. clinton lost only one democratic primary yesterday. senator bernie sanders took rhode island by about 10
app can be a great our political ag >> the white house is now incustody. the white house was briefly placed in lockdown around 4:00 yesterday afternoon while the president was there. the secret service says the man hopped a fence at the old executive office building. alleypalooza kicks off in the district today. the city's campaign to renovate and repair the many alleyways throughout the city. this year the city pledges to fix 64 alleys. that totals eight alleys in each of the district's wards. and the expansion plans for the national arlington cemetery is up for discussion today. they will looking at an expansion. >> it would realign roads and
the countdown is on in rio. today marks 100 days until the opening ceremonies. crews in brazil are working around the clock to get ready for the games. they are putting final touches on olympic village and making sure all the sites are just right. we'll have you covered when it comes to the road to rio. coming up this morning, find out how prepared brazil is for the upcoming summer games. and we'll tell you how to snag olympic swag from here from us at news4. and coming up at 6:30, we'll take you live to rio to talk to bob costas about his experience there. he's covereded so many olympics and what to expect from maryland's own katie lazecki. i'm going the see her sunday night. not at my house. >> where was my invitation? >> she's awesome and her family is amazing. more signs of hope from the ashes of baltimore. the special ceremony planned in
103.5 this morning. andff showers are going to be an issue for this morning's commute and again for this evening and again for tomorrow and again for friday. i haven't even put a chance for rain on one of the days of your weekend forecast. i'll show you that at 6:21. for now, temperatures are in the low to mid-60s with a few rain showers around. i couldn't rule out a drop or two this afternoon as well. grab the umbrella, you need it. see you in a few minutes with a check of the weekend forecast. this just in, the key suspect in the paris attacks is in french custody. what we know now is salah abdeslam was handed over this morni
france. we don't know where he wasiu t people in paris. that's the latest f baltimore o today. the governor will be there for the ceremony. during the rioting we saw massive demonstrations turn to chaos. police officers and outdated riot gear were pummeled with rocks, buildings were set on fire including a cvs drugstore that became the iconic image of the unrest in baltimore. today that cvs drugstore has
mundwh has changed in west baltimore? we went in search of answers. you can see my report tonight on 6:00 p.m. 6:13. montgomery county police are looking for the suspect in the shooting of a man in wheaton. police found him in the middle of center hill street around 9:30 last night. that's near connecticut avenue and randolph road. the victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition. the funeral for fairfax county firefighter nicole bittendorf will be held tomorrow at 10:00 in the morning. mittendorf's body was found in the shenandoah national park more than a week after she disappeared. she took her own life. instead of flowers, the family is asking for donations to two charities including the national suicide prevention lifeline. today a judge in chicago
house speakeras accused of making hush money ab the cleanup from the storms in idwest. they caused some big problems for people in several states including oklahoma. that's where the weather channel's jim cantore is this morning. jim, good morning, what are you seeing? >> reporter: good morning, eun. the good news is we escaped what was going to be potentially a big tornado day. it turned into more of a hail day. the second busiest day of the year, by the way, as a country for severe weather reports. but we had hail all over the place. ping-pong size, baseball size, softball size, luckily not much of that came to the big cities like oklahoma city and dallas. it was out in the middle of nowhere which is always obviously a good thing. a lot of winds in
sherman, texas, up to 90 miles an hour. thysfru'll eventually get the m of this later on this week. started with an heavy rainfall siblalong the red river in oklahoma cdallas. back to us, thank you. 6:15 is the time right now as we mark 100 days until the summer games in rio. we are celebrating a brazilian practice that is not an olympic spo sport but an athletic feat just the same. this is a mixture of dance and acrobatics. >> can you do that? >> of course. i learned this as a child. this is a
originawin of a lot of different movements that requires a lot of strength, it's not just dancing. very cool. i'm going to ask to see your handstand. there was a touching moment during the olympic torch run when a 27-year-old disabled refugee carried the torch th refugee camp in athens. it was a symbolic gesture to support the victims of the global refugee crisis. and we want you to show us your
lanes still shut down. you can see here going through . then it opens back up. we are seeing a little bit of a slowdown in the southbound lanes. northbound is really not so bad. d.c. 295 south at benning road we have a crash in the two left lanes and another in the right lane just ahead of that. so we are seeing real slowdowns on 295. as you can see, all of this radar showing moisture falling across the area. it's going to be a little messy this morning. outer loop at 7, the crash blocking the left lane there. 66 inbound there at 29, that crash is now out of the way here this morning. taking a look now at prince george's county, overall looking pretty good here. had the normal slowdowns inbound at indian head highway. northbound
there just after cedarville road forecast for the ld be a rain disy. hemorning. what to expect? a lot of clouds, much, much cooler. some 25 degrees cooler that yesterday. and a passing shower at almost any time. and temperatures and warm weather that we got used to for a couple days no more. highs for today, tomorrow, into the weekend likely below 65 degrees. right now a little light rain in northern parts of fairfax county, great falls and potomac, out here we have a lit l
rain near capital heights and ouny t soon. you saw jim cantore in oklahoma this ishe y we handle the metro area. could get a little break in the action around lunchtime today before another wave of light rain comes in here after about 4:00 to 00 t afrnoon until 6:00 this evening. then periods of light rain are possible overnight and into tomorrow. so then for today, we're at 60 degrees. now we'll keep the light rain and shower chances around with temperatures hovering near 60 for the remainder of the morning. headed down to the nats and phillies at 7:05, have your poncho ready. a delay is a possibility but they should be able to pl
new numbers this morning aboutt nation's report card. the latest r reading scores have actually gone down five points since 1992. people in montgomery county can see their doctors at a new state-of-the-art health care center. you won't see new procedures but experience a higher quality of care at the dennis avenue health care center. it is set up to give a better experience and the equipment is as good as it gets. >> we now have state-of-the-art tv equipment and the medical equipment, i think, is the most impressive. we also have state-of-the-art dental equipment. >> the new facility is at the
y.he'll make $35 years. he has a welcome. we are now 100 days away from the olympics in rio. bob costas is in rio and will join us live with how the city is preparing for the spotlight. and a big day for former governor bob mcdonnell. what we expect from his arguments today at the u.s. supreme court. and breaking news on rockville pike. some serious slowdow. ns
pictures now from the erika gonzalez is now live and checking out the changes and the repairs. >> she have join us in 15 miutes. melissa mollet has a look at traffic around the area right now. good morning. we have the one-mile backup southbound on rockville pike headed to cedar lane. that's because right here it gets a little bit slow. you have two lanes or one lane going into two there right there at the light at cedar lane. outer loop at 7, ash blocking the left lane there. and 66 inbound to the beltway we have a brand new accident being reported as well. the beltway overall if you kind of look around that mess, you can see overall we are looking pretty good. but all the green, the big green blob there is the radar over top the roads showing you you have slick spots around town. 295 south at benning road we have a crash in
one in the right lane nic green blob kind of causing some slowdownsross west virginia than you for the remainder of the day. so be umbrella ready. four things ton weather, watch for falling temperatures. we were in the 80s yesterday. we'll barely see the mid-60s today. showers around the area for now are sliding do unto the south. but again, lingering rain chances through today, tonight, tomorrow and now concerns of rain drops on your sunday as well. storm team 4 radar, there's the patch of light rain here in the metro right now. here's the next wave of light rain out towards petersburg, west virginia. culpeper, 59. only 54 now in annapolis courtesy of the cold bay water.
all clouds all of the u.s. supreme court. ts is kristin wrigive wth more on th absence will cause here. >> reporter: good morning, it's an important day for former virginia governor bob mcdonnell. the u.s. supreme court today will hear arguments in his corruption appeal. now, it is mon chance to avoid prison. he was convicted of multiple counts of corruption in 2014 and sentenced to two years. mcdonnell and his wife maureen accepted money and gifts from businessman johnny williams while helping williams promote his dietary supplements. lawyers for the former government
were eutral bribery laws. statute and may have done so in this case. that former federal prosecutor telling us he thinks the odds of the government prevailing went up and went down for former governor mcdonnell. the high court will likely have a decision in june. northern virginia bureau chief julie kerry will be in the courtroom this morning at 10:00. so she is going to let us know exactly what happens in there. back to you. >> kristin wright live for us, thank you. it is now 6:33. a day care owner is being held this morning on $2
montgomery county policeditbande investigators say the baby was at the little dreamers day care before being rushed to the hospital. the county prosecutors say the baby's injuries were extensive. the total was 11 or 12 of her ribs were broken. there was head trauma. >> terrible. little dreamers was a licensed day care owned by ditband at his residence in rockville. he's charged with second-degree murder and two counts of first-degree child abuse. capital murder is the charge against the man accused of killing a prince william county police officer. now ronald hamilton's case is moving to a grand jury. a judge made that ruling yesterday. hamilton is accused of killing ic
buss with their own lanes and stations has been ro route 1 in arlington and alexandria. the proposal would also mean fewer cars on the road. it is 6:34 and the clock is ticking. today marks 100 days until the 2016 summer games. crews are working around the clock in rio trying to prepare the olympic village and get all the venues ready for the athletes. this morning we're joined by bob costas, our host in primetime for the olympics. >> live in brazil for us right now, bob, good to to see you.
>> reporter: good morning, aaron and euanit and overcast which isusr this a. th in brazil leading up to the olycthem, the recent political turmoil that could lead to the president's impeachment and the and water quality. we'll highlight the athletes expected to represent united states, michael phelps and gabby douglas will be here. and the reigning 00-met free style champion will be here. >> what else are you looking forward to? you have covered so many olympics in your career. >> reporter: well, you can't
>> you mentioned the concerns about the watere the water will actually be in? >> reporter: well, where the water events are being contested, those bodies of water have been treated chemically. they have also cleared it of debris. and what they have done and it's only a temporary fix, but for the olympics what they have done h csed off or diverted some of the sewage that used to be fed into those bodies of
and they are hoping that at least during the 18 toe safe. >> all right, bob costas, live for us in deeper into these water quality concerns. ahead of the olympic games, we'll tell you what olympic organizers are saying about the ongoing cleanup efforts. plus, a clearer picture as we head toward the november election. we're breaking down maryland's senate and congressional races this morning. and breaking news on the roads, take a look at this right now. how to work your way around this
cedar lane still outer loop at 7 we are starting to see real backups thernd here somim yesterday maybe our last, best chance to see sunshine for the better part of a week. but we do need the rain so we'll take it. the school day forecast, cloudy with light rain. temperatures in the low to mid-60s. we'll give recess a "d"
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s ne create, and services we offer. breaking news at 6:45. traffic is moving but slow in bethesda right now. crews are working to get a big water main break fixed at this hour. >> it's closing multiple lanes on rockville pike. this is at the intersection with cedar lane and one of the busiest intersections in our area. we are working with you for team coverage to get you around this mess. >> we'll start with erica gonzalez live at the scene there on rockville pike. erika? >> reporter: hey, aaron, good morning. this is something we typically see a lot of in the winter months but it is not uncommon to hear or see the water main breaks in spring and summer.
so this is cedar la. us. this is a 16-inch main they had pr if you remember, this sme stretch of area, oh, my goodness, the traffic snarls that went on for days that we covered here on news4. so you can see you've got traffic moving on the northbound lanes. all the northbound lanes are open. here on the southbound lanes you do only have one lane that eventually opens to two. so that is what may be taking you a little more time to get through this morning. but again, the crews back behind me are still drilling to try to pinpoint exactly where this break is. >> people have to slow down. i have seen people flying through there and there are crews set up and working. we understand people have
somewhere to go and this is a traffic prk a whole. which is why we are still talking about the -ithe traffic building behind erika and take a look at all the red here this morning. so southbound rockville pike at sea dollar lane. we had just one lane getting by there. once you past cedar lane, it will open to two lanes. northbound lanes are open. give that a one-mile backup, old georgetown road could be your friend this morning. thank you, melissa. now to our coverage of decision 2016 starting with the hard-fought democratic primary for retiring senator barbara mikulski's seat in the senate. democrat chris van hollen beat out rival donna edwards and eight other challengers last
night. argoing to go forth from this evening and win the general election! and we're going to be part of a new democratic majority in the united states senate. >> maryland is on the verge of having an all male delegation. when will our voices be effective legitimate equal leaders in a big ten party? >> van hollen will take on kathy szeliga in the general election. and the two key congressional elections in our area starting in the eight direction, jamie raskin will try to take the seat representative van hollen held since 2003. the race for the eighth congressional district was the most expensive house primary
this election season. he will face dan cox in the general election. and anthony brown won the democratic primary in the fourth district. now with 99% of precincts reporting. he will be the winner of the republican nomination. donald trump swept the republican nomination from five states. does this mean he's locking up the nomination before the convention? >> he had a gigantic night. we were thinking he was going to have a good night, he beat every
projection racking up a tonald opportunity to do so. >> what about the democrats and bernie sanders? at this point, hillary clinton has 90% of the delegates she needs. what is next for him? >> they are just watching his rhetoric. bernie sanders made every indication he wants to go through this and earned the right. he's won a contest last night in rhode island and looks good. but hillary clinton, her campaign in brooklyn is going to
continue to focus excusively on theer happening. >> don't forget, you can out the washington nbc app. you can find more on our politics page. a man who authorities say fled a robbery scene and jumped over the white house fence is now in custody. the president was there. the secret service says that man hopped a fence at the old dominion building. and after being convicted on a dozen counts of corruption, bob mcdonnell will appear before a gym to see if he stays out of jail.
>> reporter: rig to stay out of we c conviction sending us to prison or order it to trial. the justices could split evenly to uphold the conviction. we'll see what happens, keep the washington app handy. back to you. >> kristin wright live for us, thank you. breaking news on the road southbound rockville pike. we still have a few lanes only getting through here this morning. we still have closures there at cedar lane and the southbound lanes because of this big mess here. look at the muddy mess with the water main break.
northbound you don't have problems loop of the beltway. 66 overall is looking okay. 95, no problems northbound or southbound. 295 south of benning road, that crash is now cleared. a big backup here at 11 miles an hour coming down 4 before you hit the beltway. no report of anything happening there. look looking here at the green, that's the rain falling in the baltimore area right now causing some slowdowns. 270 at shady grove road no major problems. good morning, cloudy skies. what should you expect on your day today? well, what you see is what you
get. it's cloudy and kind of wet all during the day.ol.rs at alm time today and rain chances are back for most of the next four, five or six days around here. so finally a chance to hopefully heat up our rain dahl deficit. we only have had half the rainfall for the month. so the weather and impact on your plans, light weather today. hit and miss most of us. a little steadier chance for showers coming in tomorrow. as you get into the weekend, probably the better half of the weekend looks to be saturday. the rain chances are in the forecast for sunday. right now we have cooled back to the upper 50s to lower 60s. the milder air being shoved farther and farther down to the south with temperatures courtesy of the clouds. you can see the light stretch of rain showers back to our west. those are all coming right at us so grab the um be el brella bef leave today. temperatures back into the upper 50s this afternoon. then into the low 60s with rain
likely tomorrow and on into friday as olympic games. the water is one of the biggest concerns there. the bay will host olympic ng ents and has a beautiful view. but the bay is also polluted with sewage and there's a noticeable smell. olympic organizers say they are not concern ed. >> obviously athletes will be on a safe environment to compete. >> the only concern is the zika virus with warning signs posted around rio. they are fumigating olympic venues and have other plans to fight the mosquito. south korea is planning to protect their athletes from the virus and giving long-sleeve outfits to anybody participating
in the games. not only that, it will be with mosquito swag. locationshey will be out there houston and market at the prince george's learning complex, too, and the silver spring veterans plaza in downtown silver spring. 6:56. four things to know before you head out the door on this wednesday, more severe storms headed to the midwest today. some spots will finally be clear but now there are warnings in parts of north carolina and virginia. the key suspect in the paris terror attacks is being
translated to preparing a big waterockvnle pi. they are seeing delays. >> a mile backup slow through the area. as you're headed southbound on rockville pike, the left lane is closed but the northbound lane is open. that's the broadcast this morning. thank you for waking up with us. >> the "today" show is next. see you in 25 minutes. enjoy yr day.
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