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dead in a shootout with state troopers. if you have been outside, you know it is nasty out there. amelia is standing by with when you can expect a big improvement in the weather. a teenager accepts an eagle scout award a day after he unknowingly tried to help an armed and dangerous man wanted for a violent crime spree in fairfax county. tonight the teen talked to darcy spencer about this fateful encounter. darcy? >> reporter: yes. we're here at dubai jewelry store yesterday afternoon. that 15-year-old, let's be clear, had no idea the man he was trying to help, after crashing his car had just allegedly shot someone.
tonight andrew grier became an eagle scout but his training to help others in need got himself in a dangerous situation on saturday afternoon when he came face to face with a wanted man. >> i was just thinking about all of the situations that could have happened and how lucky we were that he didn't shoot us. >> reporter: police say the man robbed the dubai jewelry store on backlick road, shot an accident bystander, crashed his car and car jacked another car. he was trying to get away from police when andrew and his dad saw the crash. >> he went over the embankment and i thought he was going to hit a tree but must have swerved and avoid it. >> reporter: kevin greer told his son to check on the driver while he called 911. that's when the teen unknowingly tried to help a man on the run.
he had just shot someone and he probably had a firearm on him. >> reporter: fortunately the suspect didn't bother the teen. he didn't say much. he grabbed a hat, grabbed the duffel bag and took off in the woods. >> what scared me is when the cops came with shotguns and weapons and stuff. i'm like this sant crash. they are trying to catch this guy. >> they are hoping police catch the guy soon. >> won't stop you or scare you away from being a good scout? >> no. i will continue to help people. >> reporter: he sure will. that is a brave high school freshman. i checked in with fairfax county police and they say there is no new update in this case. i did ask whether police can identify the person they are looking for at this point. they are not saying. reporting live in springfield, darcy spencer, news 4. tonight, the man who shot and killed a massachusetts police officer during a traffic stop overnig
police say they caught up with him after a day-long manhunt. investigators detailed the dramatic and deadly confrontation. >> does have an extensive criminal history. i'm no going to get in to what the details r and why he's out. but i think justice was served today. >> officers and residents lined the streets saluting their fallen hero, ronald tarantino. a state trooper was shot but is expected to be okay. after a rainy weekend, you want to keep the umbrella handy tomorrow, as well. i think most of the morning hours will be dry. here's what you can expect on your monday as you head back to work and the kids head back to school. 6:00 a.m., a temperature of 56 degrees. a chance of a shower during the morning
6:00, 7:00, 8:00 a.m. machinety of clouds. 62 as we hae to the afternoon we track scattered showers and maybe a thunderstorm. more on that and a major temperature warm up coming for this week finally. thank you, amelia. new at 11:00, a bmw comes crashing through somebody's garage. the car went through the garage door landing half way inside. fairfax county police and fire got the call. luckily no one was hurt. a driver is recovering after a csx train hit the car she was in at railroad avenue and oakmont avenue in gaithersburg this morning. emts rushed the driver to the hospital and she's expected to be okay. the train was carrying coal and the crash is under investigation. university of maryland police trying to figure out if pepper spray was the best way to break up an on campus graio
the video shows the chaotic scene inside of the courtyard apartment building where police were called to break up a large party. there was a report somebody had a baseball bat inside. police are being criticized by some students because they used pepper spray twice. >> what i see causes me concern. in some cases on both sides. students who should have left and perhaps we could have performed better in a couple of instances. >> reporter: the chief promising a thorough review to determine if his officers used proper force. tonight, two women in the hospital recovering after being shot early this morning near minnesota avenue and east capital street southeast. police say two men and a woman approached them, shot them both and stole their car and took off. if you know anything, you are asked to call police. the new nbc news "wall street journal" poll confirms what many su
tightening. hillary clinton and donald trump could be the most unpopular presidential candidates ever. nbc's kristen welker says that means voters could face a tough choice in november. >> reporter: the likely fall fight is shaping up to be a dead heat between donald trump and hillary clinton. >> there's no evidence he has any ideas about making america great, as he advertises. >> just bad judgment. she suffers from bad judgment. >> reporter: nbc news "wall street journal" poll shows hillary clinton leading trump by 3 points, down from 11 in april. another poll out today shows trump beating clinton by two points. > as we go through this campaign, we're going to be demonstrating the hollowness of his rhetoric. >> hillary is weak. she's a weak person. >> reporter: trump has surged with many republicans now rallying around their presumptive nominee, while clinton is locked in
fight. >> bernie sanders said she is not qualified to be president an he meant it. >> reporter: bernie sanders is showing no signs of letting up. campaigning today in california. >> if you want the strongest candidate to make sure that trump does not become president, we are that campaign. >> reporter: while touting he leads trump by 15 points in our latest poll and capitalizing on both candidates historically high unpopular rating. >> i don't want to see the american people voting for the lesser of two evils. >> is that how you describe hillary clinton against donald trump, the lesser of two evils? >> no, i wouldn't describe it but a that's what the american people are saying. >> clinton is keeping her sight on the general election, ven rolling out a new slogan. >> we are stronger together. we are stronger together. >> reporter: clinton hit trump today for telling the nra he wants to end gun-free zones which could include schools. a statement trump tried to wa
classrooms. although in some cases teachers should have guns in classrooms because teachers, things going on in our schools are unbelievable. >> that is kristen welker reporting. president obama is in vietnam. he wants to build stronger economic and security ties with vietnam and japan. to learn more on what the president will be doing, open the nbc washington app and search president obama. tomorrow we could have the first verdict in a trial connected to the death of freddie gray. a baltimore judge is expected to rule in the case of officer edward nero. prosecutors say he was negligent for not restraining gray in the back of the police van. his lawyers say that is a responsible of the van driver.
the nypd is investigating this video showing one of its officers pulling a gun and punching a man square in the jaw. the plain clothes officer was apparently in the neighborhood busting people riding dirt bikes illegally. law enforcement telling nbc new york the man who was punched yelled "i'm going to kill you." just before the officer reacted. witnesses say the incident was completely unprovoked. a former special needs teacher faces child abuse charges after newly released surveillance video captures a disturbing confrontation. the teacher appears to drag the autistic boy through the hallway of the wisconsin high school. at one point it appears the teacher douses the boy with water. the incident was -- or happened i should say in january and the school fired the teacher a month later. today he was formally charged with child abuse. a new phase in the search for clues to what brought down an egyptair flight. what's being done right now to
victims' relatives are desperately seeking. find out what caused a church bus to roll over, injuring dozens of people. and students were in awe after watching a fellow graduate do something they have never seen before. . practice, we are talking about practice on "sports final." we join the round table to talk otas. and revideoer to the rescue. how the nats new addition helps to squish the fish. and more after the ne
memorials for some of the 66 victim on the egyptair flight that crashed in the mediterranean sea. an egyptian submarine is joining the search for the wreckage. >> reporter: the search for debris and answers is intensifying. but there's not much to show for it. egyptian crews flying over the sea, robot submarine searching under. >> recovering wreckage. we have been recovering human remains and other parts of the plane. >> reporter: there's no sign the life vests or clothing have helped investigators find the cause of the plane's disappearance. so the agony deepens for waiting families. for the father of the pilot who called his son
pilot mohammad -- had been promoted four days before. his voice calm as he spoke to air traffic control two hours before the crash. the team searching for the plane are focusing on an area 200 miles off egypt. in water thought to be almost two miles deep, where the seabed is more like a mountain range. finding this flight recorders in this before their batteries run out will be tough. a former egyptian intelligence official believes the most likely cause is a bomb. >> 70% terrorist activity. 30% something wrong in the aircraft. >> 70% it's terrorism. >> yes. >> a statement by isis yesterday said not a word about this plane. investigators are focused now on data showing computer failure an
moments before the plane disappeared. the airline told families find and identifying bodies could take weeks more much longer. bill nealy, nbc news, cairo, egypt. more 2457b two dozen people hurt, two critically after a shuttle bus collided with a car this afternoon. the bus belonged to a california church and it rolled after hitting a car. the california highway patrol shut down a 16-mile stretch of the investigation for the investigation. no word on what caused the accident. last year on memorial day, a northern virginia family lost their little girl. she drown in a community pool. they are used the tragedy to raise awareness about water safety. her family along with her classmates from lorton station elementary spent part of the day at kids choice sports center in woodbridge.
her classmates were too traumatized to get in the water after her death. >> we want to reduce those fears for them and give them tools to help them feel more comfortable when they go back to the water this summer. >> they held a memorial event for her. her father said he is happy to see the community come out and honor his daughter's memory. several party balloons drifted over the white house grounds and landed this afternoon putting the secret service on alert. this is the most read story on our nbc washington app right now. the white house said it reacted out of an abundance of caution. the alert is two days after the secret service shot an armed man who approached a security check point. avid cyclers donned the rain gear for the first ever d.c. bike ride. they took a 17 mile tour around the monuments and the mall. proceeds go to bike safety and making d.c. more biker friendly. we have a
washington app. just search "bike ride." fifth straight weekend with rain. hazy, hot and humid. something we haven't talked about yet this year. tomorrow we will be warmer. high today 58 degrees. highs tomorrow around 70. some showers in the forecast. not as damp and soggy as today. the best chance of rain tomorrow will be during the second half of the day. i will show you that on future weather. tuesday is our transition day to warmer and sunnier days ahead an next weekend wait until you see the numbers on the seven day. the latest on storm team 4 radar. continuing to track rain across the area. this moving for the most part to the south and west. this system will impact the area again tomorrow. again, it won't be as rainy as it was today. right now the most rain to the s
heavier rain in faulkier county and southern maryland. here we are, 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. notice rain in southern maryland, around the northern neck. for most of us, i think it will be mainly dry commute during the morning hours. plenty of clouds, you are not going to need the sunglasses for the morning commute. some peaks of sunshine, hazy sunshine and any sun will help showers to fire up during the afternoon and evening hours. notice at 3:00, some sunshine but also some areas of rain indicated by the yellows on future weather. scattered showers and maybe a rumble of thunder. 7:00 in the evening, widely scattered showers at that point and overnight they finally dry out. because of the showers in the forecast tomorrow, the weather having a low to moderate impact on the day. at least it won't be as cool as it was today. start off at 58 a degrees. by noon 66. high of 69. we will hit that at :0
in the evening. at that point tracking scattered showers and maybe a rumble of thunder during the day tomorrow but no severe weather in the forecast. temperature at 8:00 of 65 degrees. right now in the mid to upper 50s. 57 here in washington. on tuesday, a high of 78. mostly sunny skies. mostly sunny on wednesday. high of 82. on thursday, high of 86. we will have clouds slowly increasing throughout the day, as well as the humidity. with the heat and humidity, maybe an isolated late-day thunderstorm, especially west of washington. and then kind of a similar story after that friday in to memorial day weekend. highs in the mid to upper 80s. it's muggy, hazy sunshine and with that maybe those late-day thunderstorms. it is looking similar on memorial day monday. >> the chance that you got through the weekend, that's more -- it looks like a summer forecast with the temperatures really high and the humidity there. is that why we see
throughout the week. >> yeah, that afternoon and evening scattered activity where most of us are try. if you have the nbc washington app, you are saying that person over there is dealing with a thunderstorm. >> we will take the 80-plus degree weather. we need a break from this stuff. thank you. a high school senior surprises a classmate with something they never thought they would see on graduation day. michael mcdade walked for the first time across the stage to receive a diploma and the crowd goes while. he has spent a long time practicing for the moment because he was born with cerebral palacecy. his classmates celebrated with nothing less than a standing ovation. congratulations to him. 54-year-old man proves it's never too late to get that degree. michael earned his bachelor's degree last weekend from the same school he cleans at night. michael used -- used to plaster
homes, but demand dried up during the recession and he and his wife lost everything. he took a custodian job and it didn't pay much but it offered free tuition. >> glimmer of a chance to turn my life around and do something that i could look back on and say, hey, that was pretty good. >> all he did was work, go to class, eat, sleep, in between classes he studied in the custodial closet and it paid off. last weekend he walked with his last in 2016. he is still cleaning at his alma mater while he is looking for his new job. congratulations to
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the nationals playing good ball today. >> yes. some guys looking like their old selves again. today center fielder ben revere had his best game since becoming a member of the team. it was an injury on opening day that set back the start to his season. the speedy lead off man starting to prove his worth and why he was brought in this off season. he was two for four with three rbi on the day. as for revere, he had himself a game. you see him stealing bases here. nats s up a run. revere not done yet. here looking healthy as ever. drive in two runs. wilson ray rose. double for the lead off guy. t
max scherzer loves the run support. strikes out stanton. he had eight of those today. later on, team pride, lines one back to him. two runs allowed. eight strikeouts over eight innings for scherzer as the nationals take the series and the game 8-12. orioles visiting the angels. buck showalter's birds enjoying the california sunshine. scope enjoying the view. that's a two-run shot. they are down 6-2. teammates loving it. angels proving too muc carlos perez, sec home run of the game. three-run homer here. five rbi for carlos perez. the angels take it 10- the birds win the series. lacrosse, maryland women
taking on umass. kathy reese trying to make their eighth straight trip to the final four. early on, they were dominating. that is megan whittle. beautiful finish there. one of four goals for her. later on, carolyn steel. terps out to a 10-1 lead. umass couldn't slow maryland down. the steal and maryland wins 18-2 and head to their eighth straight final four. they will take on syracuse. on the men's side, quarterfinals, towson taking on loyola. the bounce shot by the junior mid fielder he had two. tigers within one. later in the quarter, the greyhounds bring the ball in.
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