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threat. the message the principal wants students and their parents to hear. and a transgender woman talking about an encounter with a security guard while trying to use a bathroom at a grocery store. first though chuck bell here with your out-the-door forecast. good morning. 6:00 a.m. on your thursday. we're dealing with a little bit of rain first thirng this morning, but that will be coming to an end. probably have at least 24 dry hours in a row, but unfortunately, it looks like a super sewioaker of a saturday in the way. right now just a few sprinkles. so next 24 hours, put your hood up here this morning. temperatures in the mid-50s. by 7:00 tonight, sunshine away, temperatures mid to upper 60s. and nice cool dry sunny start to your friday, but rain will impact your weekend. more on that coming up. we have a breaking news, so again i
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here on 270. we're talking about the northbound lanes shut down there at 121. seems like i'm having a problem here with my system. not sure if we can take chopper is headed to the problem northbound 121. we have the complete closure here this morning of 270. southbound a 6 mile backup as you're headed southbound there on 270. we'll have much more are on all these problems coming up. breaking news this morning, a commercial jetliner is missing at this hour. it was on its way from france to egypt. erika gonzalez has the latest on the search from the live desk. >> tom costello who covers aviation says at this hour the leading theory for the aircraft disappearance is terrorism. we are learning flight ms-804 had its last communication with greek officials. no signs of distress at that time ten miles from egyptian air space. it had 66 people on board.
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per hour and at ap n altitude o 37,000 feet, tom reported that survivors would be highly unlikely. and the fact it just vanished implies something instant and catastrophic. we're expecting an update on this story in a little more than an hour. watch for high updates on twitter and facebook. . >> again they're still work to go find out why this plane is missing and nothing is confirmed. egypt err says the pilot was very experienced, more than 6,000 hours of flying time.air y experienced, more than 6,000 hours of flying time. airbus says the plane itself has spent some 48,000 hours in the air since it was built in 2003. right now montgomery county police are investigating a threatening tweet sent to a student at paint branch high school. molette green is live with more on how the principal is resnd
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>> reporter: good morning. yeah, we can expect to see increased presence of security dwa today on campus today. that's what the principal says. part of what the principal said reads the safety and security of our students and staff is our priority. and we are working closely with police. now, montgomery county police and the principal acknowledge this threat being tweet on social media posted on twitter just after 6:30 last night. here's what that tweet said in t the school up after park. that is the ready readiness exam going on. and used the #don't come to school tomorrow. no specific place or person mentioned. it's already a short day school here with those examsing for on. many of the students don't even have to come to class here until nome
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and dismissal is at 2:30 p.m. again, montgomery county police and the school working together to try to track town the source of this tweet and expect to see beefed up police presence on campus. 6:04. closing arguments set for today in the trial of baltimore police officer edward nero, one of six officers standing trial in the death of freddie gray. nero is charged with adult, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. prosecutors say newro was negligent. the judge expected to return verdict on this on monday. chris gordon will be back in the courtroom this morning to bring us the latest. an update on the trial against a virginia man accused of nearly killing his wife's former boss. julie carey reporting final jury
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followed by opening statements. andrew schmuhl and his wife are accus accused of tierrorizing her former boss and his wife. schmuhl's defense is that his mental state during that crime was impaired as a result of medication that he was taking. it is 6:05. today drunk drivers in maryland will face new restrictions when maryland's governor signs noah's law. it will force convicted drunk drivers to take an in-car breathalyzer before their car will start. yesterday the drunk driver who hit and killed officer noah leotta in december pled guilty. take we'll learn about a new equal pay law. earlier this month larry hogan signed an historic equal pay bill into law. it prevents businesses from retaliating against employees who talk about their salaries. p employees can also sue companies if they find out they were not paid fairly. they can sue up to three years
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after their final paycheck. white marsh elementary school will reopen today. it was closed the last two days because of problems with the well, portable water coolers will be provided for students now. menus will also be modified by using pre-packaged items that have been prepared at another licensed food service facility. this morning the tsa will show how passengers have a role in the long lines at airport security check points. the agency will set up a working security lane with volunteers to show the difference between a group of passengers with proceed hitted items and one without. the tsa has recently come under fire for long lines an extended wait times caused by staffing issues. the agency says it's doing its part by adding additional agents at some of the hardest hit airports including chicago o'hare. we're working for you letting you know 4 things you can do to get through the lines more quickly. start preparing while
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packing. large iie ilick questioneds go the checked luggage. and all liquids need to be 3.4 ounces, fit in a quarter size plastic bag and be placed in a bin for screening. download the tsa app. it has airport specific information and wait times at checkpoints throughout the airport. and we can't say it enough, arrive early. with all the extra people traveling, you will want time to be on your side. good tips. breaking news, 270 as we watch, chopper 4 just got the over the scene. it looks like the northbound lanes are just reopened because of this fatal crash. we have serious backups headed southbound and real backups headed northbound, as well. details coming up. we're keeping you safe this summer with concerns being raised about helmets. what should you be looking for before you buy. and we always talk about how much it costs to live around here. a new repo i
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how much money we have t earn too
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6:11 now on your thursday. just a couple of light raindrops here along new york avenue and route 50 as they head out towards bowie and the bay dri . bridge. nothing all that heavy. temperatures in the mid-50s. coming home later this afternoon, nice and mild. a little bit of sunshine, as well. temperatures today up near 69. so just a few sprinkles to cope with here this morning. but as we get towards saturday, looking like we could have heavy rain coming our way. i'll let you know what part of the day is likely to be the most badly affected coming up. breaking news continues on the road. we have better information here. so right now 270 north, we have just
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the other issue want to tell you about, we have chopper over the scene. have an issue just north of here as you're headed southbound. we'll look at that this one second. so right now northbound/southbound looking pretty good through that area. 270 south from germantown to the spur, you're on time. 95 over to 270, also on time. 66 looking good and 9 5 bound n problems. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. a transgender woman says she was attacked for using the woman's restroom and now she's sharing her story only on news 4. ebony belcher was at the giant grocery store on 3th and h streets in northeast d.c. yesterday afternoon. that's when she says a female security officer spotted her walking into the women's restroom and followed her inside. >> the restroom door came open. and all ird
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you're a man. >> belcher claims the guard called her delrogatory names an dragged her out of the store. transgender activists blame confusion over the law. it requires people to use the bathroom that corresponds with their birth gender. giant spokesperson told us the guard was a third party employee and that we should direct our questions to d.c. police. officers charmed the guard with simple assault. expect to see police back out mere the scene of a deadly hit-and-run accident. the man died after he stum bemed out on to shiplett boulevard. police are asking the community for help. they will be out near a capella avenue tonight to look for clues. a sad update to a crash at a tysons silver diner. a
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has died. the suspect is still in the hospital. he's charged with malicious wounding and destruction of property. police say he could face new charges following the death. he had taken bereavement leave just before that accident. sglu may be ab . you can see this tail from the american b-52 bomb their crashed in guam late last night. all seven american air then on that plane survived. thick black smoke rising in to the air. the plane aborted takeoff and then crashed on to the runway. right now the air force is working to contain any hydraulic oil or fuel that may have spilled. the community is not in any danger. we could be in a party line battle over funding to fight the zika virus. a
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after passing in the republican controlled house. the white house has already threatened to veto it. months ago president obama asked for nearly 2 billion to fight the disease. cdc says the measure that recently cleared the house is just not enough. we're continuing our summer safety series this morning. susan hoe dwan has some important information about those sometimes stylish helmets you may be considering if you're a motorcycle rider. it could mean the difference between life and death. the u.s. department of transportation requires all motorcycle helmets sold to meet federal motor vehicle standards. approved helmets are labeled d.o.t. certified. the government warns a group of helmets known as novelty helmets are often for sale but not approved and poorly constructed. the helmet on the left is d.o.t.
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certified, the right is not. here at renegade classics in manassas, novelty helmets not certified are clearly marked. the most recent government study shows more than half of motorcyclists injured in crashes and transported to hospitals with serious head injuries war those novelty helmets. earlier this month the head of the national traffic highway safety administration addressed the issue during a hearing on the hill. >> the people put the helmet on thinking that they're protecting themselves and it does not. >> and they're sold as motorcycle helmets? >> absolutely. if you didn't know what you were buying, and you thought it looked different and cool, you would not be protected. >> safety regulators proposed two changes to the law to add a definition for motorcycle helmet and modify requirements by adding dimensional and compression standards to better protect riders in the event of a crash. you can learn more about helmet safety, just go to our nbc washingto
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u.s. government is using the word breakthrough to describe a drug that produced remarkable results against advanced melanoma. median survival rate used to be a year. this is the same drug that former president jimmy carter took when he was diagnosed. and he's now cancer free. 6:17. a new study says to afford represent for a two-bedroom apartment in the district, a household needs an income of $119,000 a year. the average rent for a two bedroom in d.c. is $2700 a month according to that report. that makes d.c. the fifth most expensive city when it comes to rent. census data says the average income in d.c. in 2014 was $69,000. that suggests most people
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spending more than a significant percentage of income on rent. this morning the softball team at sherwood high school is celebrating. the team won their 100th straight game wednesday night. they beat howard high school 6-0. just one pitch at a time. >> surprised and excited. all these different emotions. >> a big congratulations to the softball team. the team is battling for their fifth consecutive state championship. their game is tomorrow. they haven't lost since 2011. can you imagine? >> so they pretty much have this wrapped up is what you're saying. >> but the great thing is they take each game one at a time. good luck. coming up on 19 after the hour. chuk bell is in the storm team 4
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"weather center." >> they didn't win 100 in a row positioning they have it in the bag for sure. congratulations to them. 100 in a row, awesome. outside for us, we'd just like to go one day in a row without rainfall. we already have a little light rain outside early this morning. it won't be a big impact on your day. cloudy skies out there this morning. a couple of light raindrops around, so cloudy and damp. there will be sunshine coming our way later this afternoon and temperatures getting back close to 70 degrees. so that will be nice. you can see on radar, just widely scattered amounts of light rain now. most of the rain in the in metro here traveling along 50 headed toward the bay bridge. future weather carries the rain out of here in the next couple of hour. the clouds will start to thin out after 11:00 or noontime. and by later this afternoon, a fair amount of sunshine coming our way. a northerly breeze brings ever dry air down into the area. skies will clear out overnight tonight. could lead to a little fog early tomorrow morning, but tomorrow afternoon will be a
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be outside. friday night will be dry, as well. but as we get toward midnight into saturday morning, clouds are back in place and by the time you wake up saturday morning, likely to have rain in the area. heaviest of the rain saturday, most likely during the morning hours. but there could be lingering lane drops through most if not all of the day long on saturday. rainfall amounts could be a little on the high side. so bike riding weather today cool but dry, 69 degrees this afternoon. tomorrow 75. lots of rain coming up on saturday. sunday also hit and miss chance of showers. preakness, bet on the mudders this year. breaking news on 270. breaking news right now, 270 north, we're now open at 121. we still have some delays up top head willed southbound because of that earlier problem. chopper 4 over 121 and you can see things looking pretty good through that area right now. 340 eastbound after mount
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that crash here. southern avenue southeast, still shut down at owens road because of a fatal shooting from overnight. beltway looking good. beach drive still shut down between wise road and sherrill drive, that's because of a downed tree across the roadway. taking a look at 66 and 95, overall looking pretty typical. see you back here at 6:31. >> watch your speed or pay the price. where d.c. police have set up their latest speed camera. also ahead, testing their skills on the national stage. the opportunities some local high school athletes are getti in a spongrt
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queens chapel road. a new speed camera is going up there on sunday. for the first 30 day, you will only get warnings. new me assuuseum is turning. i had a chance to walk around the site. the architect recall call it is one of the largest and most complex. and the building itself tells stories just like the artifacts inside. >> it's important for the building to make a statement about what the institution is, not just to be a pretty wrapper around is exhibits and artifact. so the building can have a role in communicating what is inside. >> he explained what the bronze looking building is really made of and why the designers chose such a
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look for this museum. you can see the full report tonight at 6:00. >> a live look at d.c. right now from our city camera. we've seen the explosive growth in our area firsthand. now new census numbers out show where our population boom stacks up against other cities. and we have a couple of raindrops along route 50. they're going eastbound toward the chesapeake bay. how long will the rain affect your thursday? that part of the forecast coming right up. and another murder in the district. this time on so you were avenue
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the search for a missing airplane, you're looking at new video of families arriving in cairo. they're trying to tibd ofind ou happened to their relatives. >> 66 people were on board the egyptair flight that went off radar. flight 804 was going from paris to cairo. it dsa
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egy kregypt shan air space. 56 passengers including multiple children plus seven crew members and three security personnel. at this point we don't know what happened. there is nothing confirmed. however, officials say terrorism cannot be ruled out and nbc's tom costello says at this hour the leading theory for the disappearance is terrorism. 6:31 now on your thursday morning. here are the four things you need to know about the forecast. one or two little raindrops first thing this morning p. and there will be some sunshine coming our way later this afternoon. saturday is looking very, very rain any. and there are 80s in our future, everybody. for now just a couple light raindrops leave. we should be done fairly soon.
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temperatures in the mid-50s. here is your hour by hour forecast. just dealing with a couple of drops. we'll be seeing a little bit of sunshine by noon. more sunshine coming our way later on this afternoon. highs today upper 60s. and we'll be flirting with 70. and 80 degree plus in the 7 day. new problem here 270 northbound at montgomery village avenue. this picture kind of keeps pawing on us here, but it involves looks like a school bus because there in the middle of the the road with flashing lights on. 270 north at 121, still slow. and prince george's county overall look pretty good. top of the beltway and all of those routes, no big issues there. big look at the beltway, very typical. a little slow inbound 395 and top of the beltway. and then remember orange, silver, blue possible delays because of speed restrictions. 6:32. turning to breaking news we've
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murder on southern avenue in southeast. this happened just before 3:00 this morning. megan mcgrath is live at the scene now. what's latest there? >> reporter: this shooting proved to be deadly. the victim an adult male found here on the scene on southern avenue. taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. i spoke to a man who lives in a nearby apartment building and he says just before 3:00 this morning, he heard several gunshots, he thinks with five or so. very fast. and that's when he realized that something was wrong here just down the street from his complex. southern avenue is closed in both directions. the investigation continuing here on the scene. police have not made any arrests at this point and they are looking for witnesses. now, will this comes in the midst of an alarming spike in
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lee proved to be deadly. the police chief, mayor, they promised action saying that they have zero tolerance for this kind of violence. they want to increase patrols. but again, overnight another murder here in the district. and anyone who was in the area, southern avenue, if you heard anything, saw anything, you're asked to call investigators. if you normally travel through this area, southern avenue is closed between chesapeake street and south view drive. probably the case for a while. back to you. an update on the head-on crash in clinton earlier this week. prince george's county police say one of the drivers involved has died. they say brandon snead lost control of his car, crossed the center line, hit one car head-on and then grazed a third car. snead died at the hospital on tuesday. four others were hurt. the man p who drove his
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truck on to the national mall aerlier this week will only get a ticket. they're citing kevin osbourne for driving on to public land without authorization. the fine, $250. police say osbourne called them after he thought he had been exposed to anthrax. he was released from the hospital on wednesday. as rush hour starts to pick up, an update on plans to make your commute easier around the tysons area. transportation officials say the solution is to encourage people to live, work and play at tysons rather than drive there. for now the focus is on developing around areas existing metro stations. a long time vienna resident john lee says he's concerned there is too much growth too fast. there is a distinct lack of parks and all the other things that make a real town. it's an overgrown shopping development at the moment. >> planning and transportation officials tell us their solution is
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congestion on route 123 is down 9% over the past year. massive new transportation plans could shake up one of d.c.'s busiest neighborhoods. adam tuss walks us through it. >> reporter: a street car here in georgetown. it is a possibility. ddot studying that right now. it would extend the h street and benning road line across the city through k-street here for the whitehurst freeway. and of course that has a lot of people wondering how the whole thing would work because the construction alone as you can imagine through a place like k street could be quite maddening. realistically a street car could be running here in georgetown in the next ten years. but there are other things that have to be studied including the power system, lines and wires would probably have to go plus how many the city really wants to make that investment. in
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4. more virginians want their voices heard in decision 2016. new numbers out this morning show 35% more virginia residents registered to vote in the first three months of this year, compared to the same period four years ago according to the have department of elections. most people applied online through the dmv. it's a sport native to other nations, but two prince george's county sophomores are working to make their mark in cricket. julia and sanuthi are participating in the usa vehicle at the time combine. they will be tested on their fitness and their skills. if they do well enough, they may be able to join the usa national women's cricket team. they say it's all about the preparation. >> giving kids an opportunity to participate if a new sport something that they're not familiar with and seeing the excitement and enthusiasm they have for the sport is really rewarding for me. >> i really just want to lay my bend
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stuff. and demonstrate my skills and show the best i can. >> the teams say they're excited about the opportunity to compete. >> we wish them all the best. >> looks like they're making their way. >> i don't know thinking about cricket, but did you see the form? that looks hard. >> bher learn because we'll be doing more stories about these two. >> well, we've been hearing a lot about the lengthy wait times at airports across the country. now we'll show you what you can do to avoid waiting so long. new numbers highlighting the growth wree'e seing in cities across the u.s. where the district's growth ranks. and brand new problem be on 270 again northbound, take a look at this, middle of the road is blocked. we'll have full details on what is g oi
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big cities keep getting bigger. that is the takeaway from a census
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growth followed by houston and los angeles. washington, d.c. came in 14th police with a total of more than 12,000 people moving to the city. the study shows five of the 11 fastest growing cities are in texas down from accept of seven of the top 11 last year. texas is big. what do you have, chuck? >> just a couple of raindrops dealing with here first thing this morning. most are pretty much along route 50 here. just about ready to pull out of bowie. so be on the lookout for a couple of drops. otherwise it's a cloudy start to the day. don't really need the umbrella, just put your hood up. recess gets a c. it will be cool. there will be sunshine coming our way later on this afternoon. that is slept news. we'll be in the 60s today, but coming next
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in the 80s. and right now brand new problem 270, take a look chopper 4 over the scene northbound at montgomery village area, you can see police and fire response blocking a right main lane and part of the ramp as you're getting on 270 north from montgomery village avenue. they have moved the bus to the right side of the roadway. so right now a bit slow there 270 northbound. southbound germantown to the spur, you're fine. 66 inbound and 95 northbound looking pretty normal. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. breaking news right now, we're watching out of the middle east, where search teams are looking for any sign of egyptair flight 804 after it vanished from the radar. >> reporter: and expect extra security at paint branch high school after online threat. details next. and plus it's being called
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welcome back. we have breaking news right now. in the last ten minute, president hollande said a missing plane crashed on its way to egypt. egyptair flight 804 vanished off radar. we're about 40 minutes from a news conference that could explain what happened. erika gonzalez has been keeping tab bes
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>> nbc tom costello who covers aviation says at this hour the leading theory for the aircraft disappearance is terrorism. we're learning flight ms-804 had its last communication with greek officials and no signs of distress at that time ten miles from egyptian air space. it had 66 people on board. the video that you are seeing now are the family members that are arriving it at the cairo airport fearing the absolute worst. traveling at more than 500 miles per hour and at an altitude of 37,000 feet, tom costello reported that survivors would be highly unlikely. and the fact that it just vanished implies something instant and catastrophic. aviation officials say because this stretch of the mediterranean is so highly traveled, it's not as deep as other bodies of water, signs of debris could come up as early as today. >
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be ruled out as a possible cause of the crash. however, egyptair says the pilot was very experienced. more than 6,000 hours in the air, including 2,000 on this plane alone. and the co-pilot has more than 2700 hours of experience. airbus says the plane itself has spent 48,000 hours in the air. and our coverage of this plane crash does not end here. we will send out breaking news alerts on the nbc washington app as we learn more and the "today" show has team coverage following flight 804 and what might have happened to it. montgomery county police are working to track town the person who threatened high school students. a tweet last might threatened students at paint branch high school. molette green is live with more on how that school will respond to that threat today. >> reporter: we just saw montgomery county police patrol vehicle go on to the campus this morning. i had a chance t
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principal i can't remembervery . expect to see increased police presence here today. that's what the prib said and wrote in a message to the school community last night. part of it reads the safety and security of our students and staff is our priority and we're working closely with the police. now, montgomery county police and the principal acknowledged this threat that came on twitter through social media. they went back and forth. this threat was actually posted on twitter just after 6:30 p.m. it said at 12:00 p.m. i'll shoot the school up after park, which is a college and career readiness exam going on. it also used the #don't come to school tomorrow. now, the tweet has since been ta daet today righted. already it was a short school day here. many will not be here until
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morning. dismissal is at 2:30 in the afternoon. that is the latest live from outside the school here in burtonsville. back to you. edward nero is back in court today for closing arguments. he's one of six officers standing trial for their part in the death of freddie gray. nero is charged with assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. prosecutors say nero was negligent when he failed to secure gray in the police van during his arrest. nero's defense argues that restraining a suspect was the responsibility of the driver. the judge is expected to return a verdict on monday. chris gordon will be back in the courtroom this morning to bring us the very latest. and an update now in the trial defense a virginia man accused of nearly killing his wife's former boss. julie carey reports final jury selection this morning will be followed by opening statements. andrew schmuhl and his wife alecia are accused of terrorizing her fo
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his wife in their home in november of 2014. alecia had been fired from her job. andrew schmuhl's defense is that his mental state was impaired as a result of medication he was taking. today maryland governor larry hogan will sign knnoah's law, it will force convicted drunk drivers to take a pretty lizer before their car will start. yesterday the truck driver who hit and killed noah leotta pleaded guilty. we'll learn more about a new equal pay law in maryland. the governor signed an historic equal pay bill into law. that bill prevents businesses from retaliates against employees who talk about their salaries. employees can also sue companies if they find out they were not paid fairly. they can sue up to three years after their final paycheck. 6:51 just about and we're talking about very important forecast. >> a little bit of sunshine finally. and by the time we get to the middle of next week, you're
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>> no, no. >> but outside this morning, still kind of cloudy and cool and damp. lots of clouds for you to deal with here this morning. not a whole lot of rain. just a sprinkle here and sprinkle there. we will see some clearing out by later on this afternoon. temperatures today well up into the 60s to almost 70 degrees. so that is not too bad. here's the way the day will break out. lots of crolouds around this morning. a few drops here and there. more sunshine for the second half of the day. temperatures in the upper 60s to near 70. and a nice dry evening. on the whole, your outdoor plans today not it too bad. tomorrow looking great, mild and dry. rain free on your friday, so make your plans without hesitation. saturday unfortunately, lots of rain and that is the day they run the preakness, as well. sunday will be an improving weather picture as we start to finally turn the corner on this weather pattern that has been so gloomy. for now most of the steadier rain showers are way down to our south.
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to go over the bay bridge. couldn't rule out a few more passing sprinkles here during the morning hours. future weather, cloudy skies and spattering of raindrop chances between now and about noontime. later on this afternoon, clearing skies. yes, indeed, it will be a nice afternoon. any afternoon shower chances i think will be confined only to the shenandoah valley. skies clear out tonight. could have patchy fog around early tomorrow morning, but tomorrow on the whole is going to be a fine day to be outside. rain is likely to be back in place by the time you wake up on saturday morning. so saturday for the preakness, you're going up to baltimore for the horse race, most of the heaviest of the rain will be in the first part of the day on saturday. could get over an inch of rain at that. but then things will start to improve a little bit. so sunday will be the better day this weekend. monday will be dry. tuesday will be dry. wednesday will be dry. and wednesday we will be back in the 80s and that leads us right into what should be a nice memorial day weekend. >> sounds good to me. this not looking so bad eir.
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northbound here at 124, had the crash involving the bus. no kids on board p off to the right side. southbound you can see normal volume. 270 started out pretty nasty. not so bad now. beach drive shut do you have between wise and sherrill drive because of a downed tree. beltway typical slow down at the top of. and the shooting here in southeast, southern avenue still closed there at owens road. overall no problems here in prince george's county. looking pretty typical. 450 at glendale, a little bit of a slow down, malfunctioning traffic lights there this morning. top of the beltway look quite good. 66 and 95 rolling along pretty well, as well. it is now 6:53. we want to get you up-to-date on breaking news we've been following all morning. a deadly shooting investigation is under way right now in southeast washington. it happened on southern avenue. megan mcgrath is live at the
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scene now. >> reporter: well, those gunshots rang out about 2:45, 3:00 in the morning. i spoke to a man who lives in a nearby oapartment complex and h said he heard about five shots rapid five. you can see the road is still closed here and it will be the case for some time as police continue on with their investigation. now, the victim here, an adult male, was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. this comes in the midst of an alarming spike in crime here this week. six broad daylight shootings. p three of which proved to be deadly. still no arrests. thin with information, you're asked to call police. reporting live in southeast, g megan mcgrath, news 4. and this morning the tsa will show how passengers have a role in the long lines at the airport security check points. the agency will set up a working security lane with volunteers to show the dfe
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prohibited items and a group without. the tsa has recently come under fire for long lines an extended wait times caused by staffing issues. the agency says it's doing its part by adding agents at some of the hardest hit airports like chicago o'hare. we're, working with you to let you know four things you can do. start preparing while you're packing. put large liquids, gels, all that goes in your checked luggage. follow the 311 rule. all liquids must be 3.4 ounces, fit in a quart size plastic bag and placed in a bin for screening. the tsa app has airport specific information and wait times. and we can't say it enough, arrive early with all the extra people traveling this summer, you will want time on your side. students will return to white marsh elementary school this morning. the school in st. mary's county has been closed since tuesday afternoon due to problems with its well. portable waterol
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provided for the students. menus will be modified using pre-packaged items that have been prepared at another licensed food service facility. negotiations continue between verizon and union officials. local workers plan to picket again today outside of a verizon wireless store. nearly 40,000 workers have been on strike across the country for more than a month now. union officials have said verizon has outsourced jobs to contractors and overseas and it wants to freeze retirement benefits. the local employees will also rally in la fayette park this afternoon. at 6:56, here are four things to know on this thursday morning. washington is seeing the 14th largest population boom according to a new report from the census bureau. new york city had the most growth followed by houston. montgomery county list are investigating a threatening tweet toward students at paint branch high school. school will start on time despite the threat. maryland governor hoe began signed noah's law today which will expand the use of
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ent interlock devices. it is named after officer noah leotta. and breaking news all morning, president hollande says flight 804 cashed on its way to cairo. we don't know what caused the crash. families of the 66 on board are converging on the cairo airport to find out more. a couple light rain showers this morning. we'll be dry this afternoon and tomorrow. most of the rain this weekend comes on saturday. >> and that is the broadcast this morning. thanks for waking up with us. >> the "today" show is next. ♪ stand by me vo: for dominion, part of delivering affordable energy
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good morning. breaking news. passenger plane with 66 people on board lost over the mediterranean sea. egypt air flight ms 804 has disappeare the question everyone asking, has terror struck again "today," thursday, may 19th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," the disappearance of flight ms-804 with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. it's thursday mornin

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