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gusts up to 50 miles per hour, possibly power outages, possibly flurries. we'll talk all about it. plus a busy night for local police, the rash of deadly shootings while you were as slooep. and who officers are now looking for. and new revelations about the trump tower meeting with russian lawyers. for the first time the man who set it up shares his side of the story. but first, let us get to your forecast. because you will feel the wind right away. hit in the face. good sunday morning to y
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it with us. i'm adam tuss. >> and i'm megan if itagan fitz. good morning, lauryn ricketts, what is going on? >> we had some rain overnight. blying pretty strong winds and heavy downpours, but it flew through the region and now off the shore. and we're clearing, but we're gusty. let's take a look at the numbers. we're seeing temperature at 54 now. when i came in a couple hours ago, it was at 61. that temperature will continue to fall most of the day going to be spent in the 40s and 50s. but look at this number, northwest winds 29 miles an hour. we'll see gusts up to 45 or 50 miles an hour. a clear night out there right now after those clouds cleared away, but we do have the wind advisory through 3:00 p.m. for most of our area.
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>> new this morning, d.c. police are trying to track down several suspects after two separate homicides overnight. the first happened on 30th street in southeast, police say one man was shot and killed around 11:00 last night. no word on a suspect description. and then another homicide happened in petworth close to the elementary school. police say one man was killed after a shooting on spring road northwest just before 2:00 this morning. the scene is right next to raymond he heducation campus. police are searching for four men. meanwhile the fbi is looking for three missing teens from prince william county. the feds think the teens may have left virginia. take a look, we'll show you pictures. these are the missing girls. ashley lemus,
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and the trio not seen since notch 12. a small silver vsuv. many of you have shared this next story. former teen idol david cassidy is hospitalized with or beggan failure. he was taken to the hospital in florida wednesday. he is in need of a liver transplant. you may remember back in february the partridge family star revealed that he is battling dementia. cassidy is 67. this morning the cousin of a fairfax county woman set on fire by her boyfriend is breaking her own silence about being the victim of domestic abuse. >> don't let dumb love or stuck on stupid be the kryptonite
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just seek help. >> diane walton came forward during a tearful vigil for today lore recent wi delores williams. she was set on fire by her boyfriend. she was 64. if you or someone you know is the victim of domestic violence, head to nbc washington app and search safe at home. and developing this morning, controversy continues to grow just weeks before alabama elects a new senator. >> chris pollone has the latest developments on candidate roy moore whose past has his own party calling him to drop out. >> reporter: in the alabama senate race even religious leaders are picking sides days after a group of pastors rallied in support of republican nominee roy moore -- >> we ask to be continually transformed in and by and through that holiness. >> reporter: another group of pastors called on him to drop
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out. >> watch the news if you lived outside the state, you might think that the extremist voice of roy moore represents the only voice of christianity in alabama. but we know better. >> reporter: in the past nine days, at least nine women have made accusations against moore claiming inappropriate behavior decades ago, ranging from you been wanted romantic pursuit of teens to sexual assault. moore denies it all.youbeen wan of teens to sexual assault. moore denies it all. he questions the timing. a forks nex news poll shows dous searching. >> jones will wrote wrong and roy moore will vote right. we need to keep the big picture in our minds as we vote on december 12th. and the big picture is who is going to do the right things in washington, d.c. for our country and who will do the wrong things. >> reporter: chris pollone, nbc news, new york.
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u.s. will be marching on the national mall to stand in solidarity with people from puerto rico. the event is expected to kickoff at 10:00 this morning. it will go until 3:00 this afternoon. now, organizers want lawmakers to change laws they don't think help people from the island that includes the jones act which bans foreign vessels from shipping goods between the u.s. coasts. the act was temporarily waived after the hurricane, but that has since expired. if you are interested in adopting an animal, look at those faces, so cute, there are several that are in need. they are coming from puerto rico. last night 100 dogs from the territory arrived at dulles. animal rescue has volunteers caring for the animals and an adoption event is happening at the petsmart from gaithersburg from 12:00 to
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>> only can machblg whimagine w have been through. >> needs a home. >> absolutely. so check that out. it's coming up on 6:07. a live look, it is windy and breezy out there for sure. that tells the story. we'll let you know how the weather will impact the rest of your weekend and also the week ahead. a new effort is in search for whomever killed the baltimore detective. we've been following this story all week. this morning twdevelopments in o
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forecast. we have new elements this morning concerning the investigation into russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election. london "times" published an interview with rob gold stone, the publicist who set up the meeting at trump tower with donald trump jr. and a brush shan lawyer. according to the article, goldstone says nothing unusual or inappropriate took place in the meeting and it has emerged as a focus of robert mueller's investigation into whether the trump team company luded wi eco. this weekend, democrats in virginia voted to hold a state-run primary next week, trying to unseat republican barbara comstock. congresswoman comstock will be on "meet the press" this morning, andrea mitchell is in for chuck todd. and she will also have an interview with representative
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debbie dingell. it hairs sairs at 10:30. and before then, andrea will join us at 6:45, a lot to discuss. we have a lot of things going on in politics. never a dull moment here in washington, d.c. >> kind of unbelievable all the revelations that have come out this week. so we'll get more into that. >> and even the wind gusts. >> look at you with that transition. so smooth. >> that was great. >> larn ouryn, can you see me? when i came in, the hair was everywhere, mixed with the rain. not a good hair day. >> it's crazy, i was actually waiting to leave my apartment because i could hear the rain outside and i was like oh, my goodness. and that rain moved pretty quickly through the region ahead of a cold front that is passing through right now through much of our area. and so again, we had pretty heavy rain showers overnight, some strong winds
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winds. and clearing skies. look at that enpractice, you can see it up there as the skies begin to clear. and that sun come even up just at 6:55. i do believe it will be a beautiful morning, but it will be blustery because of the strong winds, gusts up to about 50 miles an hour. the strongest winds will come the first part of the day from now until about lunchtime. and then after that, we'll still have gusts about 35 miles per hour as we go through the afternoon. and then they will start settling down after about 8:00 tonight. but still breezy tomorrow. so here is a look at the wind gusts. 48 miles an hour, this is recorded at reagan national. 46 at bhchltwi. so there is likely to be spotty power outages. of course the national weather service issued a wind advisory for the areas shaded in the brown color until 3:00 this afternoon. and again, i do believe the windsl
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there. it won't get calm until later on tonight. temperatures out there right now, we're in the 40s and 50s. temperatures will pretty much stay where they are, but the windchills will continue to drop as the wind speed picks up even more. so we'll spend the day feels like factor in the 30s and 40s. the temperatures will plateau in the 40s to right around 50 throughout the afternoon. so if you are headed to brunch, again, temperatures in the 40s. but all sunshine. so grab the sunglasses. but definitely the winter jacket. the rain is out of here, the only thing about this with these breezy northwest winds, we have some flurry and snow activity in the mountain ridges. but gusts up to 50 miles an hour, that will be the main story. but again, here is some of that snow where they actually have winter weather advisories. so don't be surprised if you a few snowflakes. but again, gusts up to 50 miles an hour. temperatures in the mid-50s for daytime hs
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are right now, we'll continue to drop. tomorrow upper 40s. thanksgiving looks good. good to know. reporters notebook is next. >> and we're back in 15 minutes. i'm pat lawson muse. stolen guns are a growing problem for months the news will iteam and more than a dozen nbc stations across the country have been investigating stolen guns and their connection to crime. this morning on "reporter's notebook," a special look at the investigation and the troubling trend uncovered. jodie fleischer and scott macfarlane are with us. and you pored over mountains of data. how bad is this plb here and across the country. >> >> it's not unique to here, but the problem is here and across the country. and no more loaded discussion than guns. but there are firearms that disappear from people, there are firearms that disappear from lawful holders, there are
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police agencies including our area. this is a natural occurrence. people steal from cars, people steal from homes. and when they see firearms along the way, they recognize those things are valuable. jodi's report from focus on private individuals, mine will focus more on police firearms, but in both cases they are stolen or lost. >> and one of the other key factors is stores, places that sell guns because the burglars know that they can hit those stores and get hundreds or dozens in one single stop. and so our story looks at what some local gun shop owners in our area are doing to protect themselves from those break-ins and the impact that those stolen guns can have when they hit the streets. because the goal always is to resell them to make money. so you end up with guns in the wrong hands, you have criminals stealing them and then selling them to other criminals who will use them in violence crimes. >> and the break-ins and robberies are one of the big trends. tell us about the crime
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with the atf on this story and they talked about this crew, five or six guys down in georgia and the carolinas that were hitting store after store, sometimes more than once a week later or two weeks later, go back to the same one. 20 separate break-ins, 340 guns. and one had some very serious ties to crimes here in metro d.c. and police are working actively to try to solve those. >> skotcott, you looked at guns stolen from police. not supposed to happen, but it does. >> hundreds of times and that is just in our area over a five year period. if you are looking to steal a firearm, you do know one sure fireplace to find one, law enforcement. they carry it at all levels. in many cases even school resource officers carry firearms in parts of the country. we found 350 plus stolen from local law enforcement agencies since 2011 and it transcends
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level. local police departments, big state departments and the federal departments. we saw the fbi in a five year span nationwide lost more than 50 or had more than 50 stolen. there was a notorious case in july of 2016 in northeast d.c. on h street where an fbi vehicle was robbed. they got not only two firearms, but a bunch of tactical gear as well. and they haven't found it. >> who has the nerve to go after police guns? >> in most cases you're talking about an unmarked car, a personal vehicle where they may not know that it's law enforcement but get lucky. you know, a lot of times you will see unmarked cars parked along the street and you might know or think that that is law enforcement. a lot of times they leave their weapons in the car or if they have multiple, they don't wear them all on their person. sometimes if they are parked in their own driveway at night, it might get broken into. a car is a car, no different than breaking into a
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>> and some departments say they would rather you keep it in the car overnight so you don't bring it in and out in sight of your neighbors. >> and if you have young children, you might think it's safer locked in your car or glove box. >> and how often do police get those guns back? >> that number is more difficult, but we're finding a lot of cases in which those guns do not reappear. there are certain cases where they are found in the commission of the next crime. a firearm is stolen and used to shoot somebody, and then seized from someone who is wanted on drug or other charges. it's more often the case at least locally we found where the guns are found after they are used begin. and that is obviously the least optimal situation. >> that is one of the things that we're tracking with this big data project we did. and we got data from law enforcement agencies across the country. and what we've done is we've been able to look at the serial numbers on the guns once people or informations report them stolen and
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rofrrofr recovery data and we were able to match up the serial numbers, stolen gun/recovered gun, and we can trace where they started, where they ended and the types of crimes that they were later used to commit. >> and you mentioned traveling. these guns do travel. guns disappear in georgia and wind up in -- >> that is true. in fact that burglary crew that really serious case for the atf, one of those guns was used in multiple shootings here in washington, d.c. including a homicide. and so we talk to law enforcement about how they are able to use those serial numbers and a kind of go from a to b to y to d to try to follow whose hands that gun was in. and try to use that to solve the crime. >> and talk for a second about the gun stores. you know, where the supplies are plentiful. you would think gun stores would be a little more secure. >> we talked to a gun store owner who was part of a string of burglaries and they did not get into his store and he
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you see them pounding at the front door trying to get in and they simply can't. so we talked to him about the things that he did. you saw them hit one store, and then a second and then a third all in the same night. and his store they did not get one single gun. and we talked to him about the responsibility he feels as a gun store owner. and he is a gun advocate for sure. thisuy sells goveruns for a livg and he talked about securing them in a way that he knows burglars can't get in. >> and you will talk about the steps that they are taking. >> absolutely. >> and when we take a break, i want to talk to you when what police are doing to keep their guns under lock and key. >> they are doing thing
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we're talking about guns and special news 4 iteam investigation. scott, part of your s
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the guns that are disappearing from police. so what are police doing to secure their guns? >> police agencies will telling you that they are regularly reviewing their policies, their procedures for their officers. they do so every two or three years in most of our local agencies. they will change the policies when they have guns stolen. for example, we looked at the city of rockville police department which lost two firearms in april of 2017 to theft. in the time since, they have changed their policies for how officers carry those firearms when they are off duty. before april 207178, office201fe free to put them in the trunk. after the northwests, they requi theft, they were required to be in a locked vault. others require the ammunition to be in a separate place. others require the
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in homes. so they are evolving their policies, but this is really drikts dwrikt to s difficult to zero out. >> and stuff to stay ahead of the crooks. >> firearms are an imperfect thing to store. because you have to be careful on many different fronts. and the bottom line, police will acknowledge this, people who are interested in stealing or heisting a gun, they know law enforcement is carrying them. >> and you mentioned regulations that the police are adjusting if they need to. and we were talking during the break about laws and how laws are img pan are impacting this issue. >> and the gun store owner pointed this out to us because i was surprised by how many of these thefts occurred from personal vehicles, regular gun owners who keep their gun in their car for security reasons. one of the things he pointed out is that a lot of
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you get to a location that doesn't allow that gun inside, what is your option. you have to leave it locked in your car and so he kind of got in to the personal responsibility of if you know you're going somewhere that isn't going allow the gun inside, probably best to leave the gun at home rather than leave it in the car. but he said people do face that challenge that there are laws redistricting places that you can bring the gun inside. so you're forced to leave the gun in the car sometimes. so that was an interesting perspective that i thought most people might not realize that that is why that does happen. but that does make your gun more of a target because as we know, car break-ins are prevalent. >> what were some of the more surprising findings? >> that this is not something that only affects small departments. i pictured this being from a less resourced staff. no, the u.s. department of homeland security gave us records showing that the ferlt agen federal agents that work for dhs, immigration, tsa and other
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or had stolen more than 200 guns. and that is just since 2014. in fact there has been a mandate on the federal agents do better how they train their agents to better secure the firearms. more than 200 to go with hundreds more badges and other pieces of police equipment and law enforcement equipment that has gone missing. it of a flikt afflicts every l. >> and you mentioned personal responsibility. let's talk a little more about what you're going to discuss in your report. because many people have their guns in their cars or in their homes, their children get a hoflhold of the guns or crooks break in and use them against the homeowners or later in the commission of crimes. and many cities have safe storage laws that require owners to lock up their guns which can prevent s
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and one of the things that everyone we spoke with brought this up, they said it is the responsibility of the gun owner to make sure that their gun doesn't fall in to the wrong hachbd hands. but they also said that as a responsible gun owner, you need to keep track of your serial number, know the description of your gun. you'd be surprised within our data how many guns we saw reported stolen where the person described it to the officer as a black handgun. or a black smith & wesson. and they don't know the serial number. and that is important for law enforcement because that is the way that they can start, you know, tracing the gun. and also important for the gun owner because if they want to get that gun back, they need to know the serial number when they report it stolen. and law enforcement officers, atf, says it is so important that if you notice your gun missing, whether you think it was stolen or you have a misplaced it, you need to report it quickly to law enforcement because that is how they know he to keep track when something is found to get it back to you, but
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it also can help them know that this gun might be on the street and they know to look for it. >> did your investigation at all look at the guns that are most popular for thieves? >> rifles were particularly popular from law enforcement perhaps in part because that is what is there. they tend to carry rifles. so long guns. and ultimately i think what many investigators will tell you, thieves don't discriminate. they know it's valuable. if not to them, to somebody else. if you're breaking into a car or home, you grab the most valuable things. without equivocation, there is a pricelessness to a firearm. >> and overall it was handguns. we look at the trace data, the guns that they have traced for local law enforcement that things that they have recovered in the area, for d.c., maryland and virginia, handguns were the number one type traced by the atf. >> and so the main incentive here
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>> you also though can get past a lot of things that you have to do to get a gun lawfully. the background check, the paperwork, the application you have to make. if you walk into a federal courthouse in our area, you will find countless cases of people being prosecuted for lying in their registration to get a firearm. it is a common felony. you find a gun laying in a scar, its is being in somebody's house, you have just circumvented that whole process, you avoid committing that federal crime. >> and we just interviewed a commissioner from southeast who was telling us that it's easier to get your hands on a stolen gun and buy a gun on the street than it is to buy a gun lawfully and have a background check, especially if your purpose is to later use it in a crime. obviously you're not going to go through the proper channels address createand create a record of yourself having that weapon. >> very important information that you've uncovered and more
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your report next tuesday? >> yes. >> at 6:00 and 11:00. all right. thank you both. and thank you for watching. i'm pat lawson muse. "news 4 today" continues. time is 6:30 on this sunday morning. storm team 4 in weather alert mode. check out the flag flapping in the wind outside our studios here. and lauryn says we may even see a flurry or two. she's here to help you plan out your day. a deadly night in the district, police are looking for the person who shot two men in opposite corners of the city. one man killed on 30th street and a second killed on spring road northwest. police are looking for four suspects in that second shooting. and new developments in the manhunt for whoevki
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police detective from baltimore. we'll fill you in with what we've learned. but first, thank you so much for joining us on this sunday morning as the sunrise is under way. a good one so far. i'm adam tuss. >> and i'm megan fitzgerald. we want to get you video of wild weather, this is frankfurt about 45 miles outside of indianapolis. you can see how the powerful winds just damaged a number of buildings, flipped this car right ou over. it was so strong that you see the parked tractor trailer was tossed over like a toy. further west a barn was leveled by the strong gusts. just incredible.yn ricketts, soe that is part of the system we're experiencing right now? >> yes, an area of low pressure that moved north and east, a cold front following that,
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cold front is what is moving through the area right now. what moved through the area yesterday was that frontal system and that area of low pressure. so again, it is all part of the same system. and right now, we're seeing that system here in the form of northwest winds, 29 miles per hour. and that is just the sustained wind. our temperature at 54. sun getting ready to come up in about 25 minutes. and again, these winds are going to continue to move, gusting up to about 50 miles an hour. so let me show you this. oh, man, it went all the way back. well, there is the 10 day forecast. we'll be talking more about this coming up, but we do have a wind advisory out there today. we'll talk about flurry activity as well. new this morning, a violent crime in a pafrts d.rt of d.c. for its night life. they are looking for a black
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ski masks along h street near the whole foods. part of the maryland tag is 5 ct. call police if you spot that car or have any information. and the police chief in annapolis is calling the shooting of a teen outrageous. police are calling on witnesses to come forward after a 17-year-old was shot in the head. it happened yesterday afternoon on president street. police say the boy was walking with a group of people when someone in that group fired shots. everyone took off. the teen is now in critical condition. no word yet on the suspect description. new this morning, the reward for information in the murder of a baltimore police officer has jumped. take a look, this is the new poster that is out. the reward is now for up to $215,000. detective sean suiter was gunned down wednesday. the husband and father of five died the next day. police sea suiter was investigating a homicide scene when someone shot him in the
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they have not identified a suspect. and this weekend you can check out a brand new museum opening just steps from the national wall. >> the museum of the bible is opening to the public. kristin wright takes us inside. >> reporter: we're standing in nazareth village. the museum itself beautiful. the limestone here, each piece we're told painted by hand. and the village really comes to life with real life portrayals of men and women in the village. it's revered and controversial. it is uniting and divisive. the museum of the bible tells the story of the book. refer ve reverent and his wife marvel at the museum. >> i think that it will challenge us to grow to the standards of the bible. >> we're at some interesting times and people are struggling with their m
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country and the foundation. >> reporter: the entrance at genesis 1 typed backwards in latin. hazel is bringing her father who she says is an atheist. >> he's open to coming and just seeing more about a museum dedicated to this book. >> part like the red sea. >> reporter: from the exhibits brought to life in the town of nazareth to bible verses in many languages, to elvis' bible and the burning of the book. >> i'm a firm believer of the bible and its truth and i think that they have really done an amazing job to pay attention to detail and they have done their home work. >> reporter: the family behind the museum owns the hobby lobby craft stores. they won a supreme court battle over denying employees' health insurance coverage for emergency contraception. and the museum is also dealing with questions about the legal osh
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vis visitors told us the power stands up to any controversy. >> they are an awesome family and i'm delighted that they are behind this and put their values into place so that the public can enjoy it, too. >> reporter: tickets are no longer available through thanksgiving, but we're told you just have to keep on checking. at the museum of the bible, kristin wright, news 4. some major changes happening along 66 that we want to let you know about. tomorrow is the official ground breaking for the new i-66 project out side the beltway. this means four years of construction to transform the roadway there. and that construction will stretch from gainesville all the way to the beltway. once it is complete, there will be two new express lanes in each direction, expanded bus service and major interchange improvements. huge change coming. hard to believe thanksgiving is only a few days away and our food 40 food 4 famil
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swing. the efforts start with you and continues to be successful year over year with the help of social service agencies like the ymca of metropolitan washington. it takes an army of workers and volunteers and a lot of determination to get all of this food to local tables each thanksgiving. >> we're out to wednesday before thanksgiving taking care of families. we get calls at the last minute and luckily we're able to be nimble enough to get food and turkeys to those families. >> reporter: for 20 years, donny shaw has worked for the y mchly d.c. and put his heart into it. >> it means so much that i forget to shop for my family. >> especially at this time of the year is when we suffer and because construction in the wintertime is when it's gone down. >> reporter: for otto, winter means fewer construction jobs and less money for his family. so the thanksgiving basket
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for us to have a family together and have a decent meal. >> reporter: the food baskets go to social services, nonprofits, churches and organizations like the y, for families, veteran, seniors can alleways count on a little help. >> we do 160 families almost every year. >> reporter: some go to needy residents where the mayor finds ways to very much it. >> we don't just give them a basket for thanksgiving day. our baskets are usually so crammed and so full that they cover at least two or three weeks with the family. >> reporter: while the food that goes to families through this y and others during the holidays makes all the difference, the work of the y makes a difference to families all year long. but at this time of year, folks at the y are extra grateful. >> thank you nbc 4! >> that was pat lawson muse
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arena all day tomorrow collecting donations. and that is just one way to contribute. if you would like to help, you can make a donation online, just go to our nbcwashington.com and look for food 4 families on our home page. every dollar counts. no amount is too small. you will he see a list of many locations across the region where you can drop off canned and box foods. >> very cool. storm team 4 working for you on this sunday morning. taking a live look outside as the sun comes up. but it is chilly and windy. lauryn is tracking another change that you will start to feel this aecfternoon. and plus the sweetest story, two local boys developed a brotherhood after battling cancer. the lessons they are teaching some members of the air force. and before we let you go, a heads up all week we've been working for you showing you local family dishes that you may want to add
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try the new bacon, egg, and cheese on brioche. panera. food as it should be. we continue to watch these winds out there. you can hear them outside. and that is how it will be throughout the day today. numerous trees down, a lot of poti power outage spotty power getting reported. temperatures in the 50s and low 50s, but expect the winds and maybe flurry activity, as well. we'll talk about that coming up. a breakdown in the middle east, mideast petitiace negotias is loom this morning. the state department is threatening to
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palestinian liberation organization. they say the palestinians broke a u.s. law that prohibits them from asking the international criminal court to prosecute israeli officials. the palestinians are pushing back accusing the u.s. of bowing to israeli pressure. they say they will cut off all communications with the u.s. if that office is closed. in week in politics, we got mixed message on the gop tax plan. for months, the white house has said the rich would not benefit from the plan. >> but now the administration is sending out a different message. and on the sidelines of that tax plan, more sexual misconduct allegations inside the world of politics. joining us now to break it all down, andrea mitchell who is filling in for chuck this week. good to see you. another busy week in washington obviously. let's start with the sexual misconduct stuff because you will actually talk to some congress women who have shared similar experiences. and it seems like every day now we're hearing a new
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>> every day, and these revelations are so troubling. we will hear from debbie beginning gel, democrat from michigan, barbara comstock right here from virginia. and both of them are not only sharing experiences from what they know and what they have been told about, but they are also part of the fix. they are trying to change legislation to come up with new guidelines, not only training of members and staff members, but also new remedies for the accusers, for the so-called victims who up until now have really been put on trial themselves in secret. and very little has been done against any of the alleged perpetrators. >> and i know we'll touch on tax reform. but there are no checks and balances it seems on capitol hill for these ledges state difference staffers if they are being, you know, mistreated, they are afraid of losing their job potentially if they -- >> it is the classic power situation and there is no limit oe
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member of senate or congress. they rule. ethics committees are famously slow to investigate. it takes years. sometimes people are out of office by the time they come up with the results. and those are secret deliberations. so basically mostly young people and many women who are these young people from interns on up who feel that their whole future is at stake if they cry foul. >> president trump had a pretty interests week. gone in asia, first official visit to asia and lots of different stops. what was your key take were aaw his time there? >> when he came back, he claimed all sorts of successes and we're seeing that there were no deliverables, no takeaways short term and even in terms of better relationships with break xi in china, better relationship with vladimir putin which is very controversial. immediately after he came back, the chinese gr
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explanation of what they were going to do with north korea. and vladimir putin and the russians twice vetoed any kind of chemical weapons investigation of syria. a big blow up at the u.n. so difficult to see what he's achieved. >> a lot to talk about on the show coming up at 10:30. andrea mitchell filling in for chuck todd who i believe is at a wedding. and we want to remind you that meet the press comes up at 10:30. thank you so much for coming in. the air force motto reads aim high, fly, fight, win. >> and no one is fighting harder than two young boys battling leukemia. >> as aimee cho reports, they got the chance to become pilots for the day and they showed us what it means to be brave. >> this is cool. this is heavy. >> reporter: before you can be a pilot, you have to look the part. >> we're here to inspect the gear. >> reporter: you have to know what a parachute does. >> they don't go boom.
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the right question. >> you ccan you hear me? >> reporter: but there is no question at all these pints sized pilots can teach us about fighting. houston and jack, both 6, both battling leukemia. >> he is a greatest child. i'm going to cry. i ended up losing my job in march to take care of him in and out of the hospitals. >> reporter: it was he at the hospital that they met. >> how much time have you been together? >> when we can, a lot. >> we play a lot together. we went to the hospital yesterday. >> reporter: so it was only fitting that when the air force invited them to join the ranks, they be co-pilots. >> what these two warriors go through is amazing. we truly all learn from them on just what it is to have the courage to battle on and to take each day as it
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>> it's a grace from god because i could never afford for him to do this. >> reporter: so how was it being pilot for a day? >> good. >> just good? >> yeah. >> awesome. >> and are you going to stay friends forever? >> yes. >> reporter: friends and co-pilots for life. aimee cho, news 4. >> love it. >> love that story. tough day to fly today because that wind will be pushing you all over the place. >> we're seeing ghus gusts up miles an hour. 48 right now at reagan national. let's show you the maps. 48 miles per hour is the wind gust right now at and i began na reagan national. and it will stay upwards of 50 miles an hour at least through the lunch hour and then in the afternoon, they will settle down slightly. we'll see gusts up to about 35 miles per hour this afternoon. so the winds not lightening up
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tonight. but then we're still a little breezy tomorrow. but, man, those wind gusts are really are roaring out there. now, with all this being said, of course we do wtop at the same time that we're on air here, so i just got off the phone with wtop and they were talking about all the trees down around the bhelts way, looefs down, a lot of accidents out there because of the weather, because of the wind. so that is why we are in weather alert modes. so if you are headed out in your car, turn it on to wtop to get an update out there. my clickers aren't working today. so those wind gusts out there right now up to 48 miles an hour, and we will continue to see it. megan, can you grab that other clicker and press that green button? look at that teamwork. otherwise we'll just talk over this wind gust map. so we have these winds that will continue to really gust as we go through the day today. later this afternoon, we'll start to see the
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we'll just have plents of sunshine out there today. and then as we continue into tonight, clear skies. and those winds will be a little on the lighter side. here we go, i'm doing this ma y manually now. wind advisory through 3:00 p.m., the area shaded in the brown. temperatures right now, we're in the 40s and 50s. and they may plateau a little bit as we get in to the afternoon. but 40s and 50s. and of course we'll have a windchill especially by this afternoon as those temperatures drop. and those winds are still on the increase. anywhere from 35 to 40 miles an hour. so here is a look at the temperatures over the next seven hours. you can see upper 40s to lower fifrtsz. so when you wake up this morning, just know that it will be blustery. you won't needs the rain jacket, but you will need definitely a winter jacket, hat and gloves. as i said, the rain is over, it has pushed to the eastern shore. but look at that in west virginia, even western p.a.,
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that is some snow. with the breezy winds, we could have a few flurries. temperatures fall and then steady for the weekend outlook, watching football, windy but sunny, even yard work, it will be a little too windy. lady gaga concert, we will seat wi see the winds start to die down. but again, some breezy conditions out there today. and the 10 day forecast coming up. >> gremlins in the system. sometimes it happens. thanks. and of course be sure to download storm team 4 weather app, it will allow you to track the severe weather, zoom into the radar and the best part is the app is free and you can find it at the itunes store. time is 6:52. we're working to learn more about two deadly shootings overnight. we'll tell you who police tell us that he they are looking for right now. and
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the big moments from last night's snl with chance the rapp rapper.
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thank you. i am so happy to be here hosting snl. >> chance the rapper served as most last night. >> and he got into the festive spirit. he told the audience that he wants to be the mariah carey of thanksgiving. ♪ it's thanksgiving time, the one day a year where you invite the folks that you normally fear ♪ ♪ it's thanksgiving time when you are forced to see every single bad
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family tree ♪ >> in just two weeks, snl will be back with live shows, they start on december 2. >> got to love "saturday night live." always fun. much more ahead, including an hour by hour look at your forecast with lauryn ricketts. it is windy out there this morning. off to a brisk start. but some sunshine and wind sticking around for the rest of the day. ♪ ♪ it feels good to be back. ♪ ♪
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that temperature keeps dropping. it is weather alert mode here at storm team 4. not because of the rain or snow, but the winds gusting up to 50 miles an hour. lots of he treof tree down out . we'll let you know when the winds die down. and a busy night for local police, the rash of deadly shootings and wouho officers ar looking for. and new revelations when the trump tower meeting with a russian lawyer, the first time the man who set it up shares his side of the story. but first, we want to get to your storm team 4 forecast. the sun is coming up, but when you step out, hold on to your hats. >> it's windy out there. >> thank you so much for starting your day with us. i'm adam
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we are in weather alert mode and lauryn ricketts is tracking that storm for us. >> it's windy. just down right windy. we're seeing gusts up to 50 miles an hour and that's how it will be as we continue at least through the morning. and by this afternoon, they will diminish a bit down to 35 miles per hour. when i came in, it was 61, so we hit our daytime high overnight last night. and now the temperatures will continue to fall. in fact i do believe we'll spend most of the day in the 40s. some areas may make it back in the to 50s, but it will be hard with this northwest wind to west wind. and that will be moving again up to 50 miles per hour in terms of gusts. so the national weather service has placed a wind advisory through 3:00 p.m. again look at these wind gusts. just an hour ago, we were seeing gusts here in d.c. up to 48 miles an hour. but you can see they are anywhere between 18 and
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but we'll continue to see them move up as we go through at least lunchtime and then they will come down a bit. temperatures continuing to come down as well. plenty of sunshine, but blustery. maybe a few flurries, as well. we'll talk about that and thanksgiving coming up. >> flurries, say what? thank you very much. and a reminder that you can take our forecast whatever you go, just download the nbc washington app. and d.c. police are tracking down several suspects after two separate homicides overnight. the first happened on 30th street in southeast. police say one man was shot and killed around 11:00 last night. no word yet on a suspect description. the other homicide happened in petworth close to an elementary school. one man was killed on spring road northwest just before 2:00 this morning. the scene is right next to the raymond education campus. police are searchingfo
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men. the fbi is looking for three missing teens from prince william county. the feds think that the teens may have left virginia. take a look at your screen. we'll oh, shshow you pictures o missing girls. two are 17, and one 18. the trio has not been seen since november 12. police are looking for a small silver suv, possibly a honda crv. if you spot them or know anything, call police. and many of you have shared this next story on our nbc washington facebook page. former teen idol david cassidy is hospitalized with organ failure. that is according to his publicist. they say that cassidy was taken to the hospital in florida on wednesday. he is in need of a liver transpla transplant. you may recall back in february, the partridge family star revealed that he was battling dementia. cassidy is just 67 years old. the cousin of a fairfax county woman set on fire by her
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silence about being the victim of domestic abuse. >> don't let dumb love or stuck on stupid be the kryptonite that could maybe get you killed. just seek help. >> diane walton came forward during a tearful vigil for her cousin delores williams. williams' boyfriend set her on fire during an argument and she died from her injuries. williams was 64. if you or someone you know is the victim of domestic violence, we have resources that can help you, just head to the nbc washington app and search safe at home. and developing this morning, controversy is growing just weeks before alabama elects a new senator. chris pollone has the latest developments on roy moore whose past has his own party calling him to drop out.
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>> reporter: in the alabama senate race even religious leaders are picking sides days after a group of pastors rallied in support of republican nominee roy moore -- >> we ask to be continually transformed in and by and through that holiness. >> reporter: another group of pastors called on him to drop out. >> he is an extremist christian whose harmful policies and abuses of power are proceed versions of christianity. >> make it plain now. >> watch the news if you lived outside the state, you might think that the extremist voice of roy moore represents the only voice of christianity in alabama. but we know better. >> reporter: in the past nine days, at least nine women have made accusations against moore claiming inappropriate behavior decades ago, ranging from unwanted romantic pursuit of teens to sexual assault. moore denies it all. he questions the timing. >> even after all the attacks
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against the foundation and now against my husband, he will not step down. >> reporter: while a fox news poll shows doug joefrnes subjecg to an 8 point lead, h -- >> jones will vote wrong and roy moore will vote right. we need to keep the big picture in our minds as we vote on december 12th. and the big picture is who is going to do the right things in washington, d.c. for our country and who will do the wrong things. >> i can't vote for roy moore. >> reporter: this week jones the democrat launched an ad featuring republicans who support him, but he's mostly avoided talking about the controversy engulfing his opponent. >> there is a new dynamic in the race, but i think it's a bigger dynamic than just roy moore. >> reporter: sources say jones has raised about $250,000 a day since the allegations against
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it's a statewide race with big national implications. chris pollone, nbc news, new york. time 7:07. let's take a live look from our city chaam as the sun is coming up. still windy, we'll tell you how the weather will impact the rest of your weekend. and also the week ahead. and questions about a local sheriff's travel. what former deputies are telling the news 4 iteam. >> buying first class, is that normal? >> absolutely not. >> what the sheriff himself is saying about the first class
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look at these duticuties. nearly 100 dogs are in needs of a home from
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puerto rico. >> lucky dog animal rescue is caring for the animals and there is an adoption event at the petsmart in gaithersburg from 12:00 to 2:0037. >> they have gone through so much. definitely need a home. >> the aah moment of the morning. so today people from across the u.s. will be marching on the national mall to stand in solidarity with puerto rico. the efshts vent is expected to f at 10:00 to 3:00. organizers want lawmakers to change laws they don't think help the people on the island, that includes the jones act which bans foreign vessels from shipping goods between the u.s. coasts. the act was temporarily waived after the hurricane, but that has since expired. 7:on 10 on this sunday morning. storm team 4 working for you, it is windy outside. you see the flag outside union station. >> lauryn ricketts is getting reports of a lot of trees going
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try the new bacon, egg, and cheese on brioche. panera. food as it should be. as we continue through the day, we are looking at clear skies, but also breezy conditions out there. so as we go through the day, we wi
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there. but we'll be talking about these winds, when they will die down, even a little flurry action, that is coming up. so flights across the country to pick up krichcrimina that is not unusual for law enforcement officials. but if those flights were first class and you were footing the bill? >> might be a different story. a year long investigation by our news 4 iteam is raising questions about who is looking into a local sheriff department's travel. scott macfarlane has the store that you will only see right here on news 4. >> reporter: a trip to las vegas with stays at the mgm grand, a long weekend right before christmas to san diego, room service every night at the on omnl omni hotel including crab. these trips weren't vacations. you paid for them. extraditions by the culpeper
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2015 to pick up fugitives. >> did you ever do an extradition? >> i have. >> is it a choice assignment? >> it is. >> reporter: k3 x. taextraditio aren't enough, but multiple dep i dids told the news team it was the sheriff himself going on some of the trips. they asked us not to show their faces. >> does it seem odd to have a sheriff going on extradition trims? >> i think odd is a good word. >> reporter: when we first questioned travel records for sheriff jenkins, this is what we got. we do not have any records specific to the sheriff's travel. his traveling does not require approval. only after challenging them did we get these vouchers, two pages, almost $3500 by share rev jenkins and another employee to pick up a man in vegas. and more than 4 grand to pick up a one in san diego on forgery charges. >> the way it normally worked, if it was west of the mississippi, it was a three d
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extradition. >> reporter: they weren't paid for by the county, they said that they were reimbursed by the state. so the ichlts teiteam got copie trips over two years from virginia supreme court which foots the bills. we found trips totaling more than $34,000 and we found one thing we didn't expect. flying first class for an extradition, is that normal? >> absolutely not. we would fly regular coach. >> reporter: state records show while sheriff jenkins and blackstock spent $1300 to fly first class one way to vegas, and $1200 to san diego. two other deputies flew coach. that violates state policy. a spokesperson for the virginia supreme court told the iteam they are reviewing their internal processes to see why the first class flights which require prior approval were not flagged. for months the
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talk to the sheriff, but he didn't want to appear on camera. we stopped by a meeting of the public safety committee and even tracked him to the halloween event sponsored by the sheriff's department. when he saw us, he just drove away. >> if there was any discrepancies or anything going on with the sheriff, we'd know about it. >> reporter: we did catch up with county board of supervisors chairman jack frazier. >> he's flying first class? the county is not paying for that. >> does that make it okay? >> as long as the county is not paying for it does. >> reporter: slafr j >> reporter: sheriff did e-mail saying he has been on 5 of 105 extraditions, and said he is aware of other sheriffs who do so. but eight local sheriffs contacted said they have not been on any extraditions. sheriff jenkins says he went on the trips to see how other larger jurisdictions operated. and as for the
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flights, he said i'm a big man, i need a big seat. even though state records show he did fly coach on the return flights with the prisoners. >> people in the department know it? >> yes. >> what are they saying about it? >> we weren't allowed to really talk about it openly. >> reporter: sheriff jenkins says ultimately prisoners repay the cost of k3 extradition. virginia law does provide for reimburse of costs for those found guilty. supreme court says they have note received repayment for the san diego or las vegas trips. c scott mcfacfar land news 4. >> the sheriff also said he went due to the department being short handed from a trial. good work by our iteam bringing to light obviously some questions about travel. you never know about it until it's brought to light. >> i bet you that is something that we'll follow up on as well. good work by tm.
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we want to get a check of your forecast because the wind is out there, it is cold and breezy. my goodness, good thing there is no football here today. no one would be able to kick a field goal. >> you're right about that. but they are playing in new orleans. >> indoors. >> hopefully be all right with that. but you're right, thank goodness they are not playing here. the winds will be with us all day. wtop is doing weather on the 8s. so turn it on when you head out the door. but she was talking about all the trees down throughout the region. so please be careful as you make your way out the door. maybe leave yourself some extra time if you are headed to church or maybe some races out there this morning. just snow that we have a lot of trees down. and that number will only
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so a lot of the traffic lights are blinking at this point. beautiful morning, it looks like a winter morning though out there. weather alert for today because of the winds, not because of rain or snow, because of the winds out there. because we will have wind gusts up to about 60 miles an hour through the first part of the day, 35 miles per hour the second part of the day. and we're still breezy on monday. and to put it in perspective, tomorrow winds 10 to 15 miles an hour. right now we're seeing gusts up to about 30. i do expect them to increase once again as we continue over the next couple hours. wind advisory for those areas shaded in brown, that goes until 3:00 p.m. and then the winds will start to decrease. so again, it will be windy with gusts up to 50 miles an hour through lunchtime and then down to 35 through the afternoon and evening. tomorrow 10 to 15-mile-an-hour winds. so again, not quite as bad tomorrow. temperatures right now 50. everybody else in the 40s. we'll come down
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degrees as we get into the afternoon. but pretty much 40s and 50s, low 50s for daytime highs today. and again, with windchills in the 40s and 30s, but we will have plenty of sunshine. so it will be a beautiful day, just very blustery and frigid. plenty of sunshine out there. we had the rain move through overnight, some gusty winds that may have woken you up. but that moved out of here off the eastern shore. we will be dry with the exception of prapgs a f perhaps flurries. you can see the snow lining up in western pennsylvania. we use have a flew flur isr ara. i don't believe there will be any accumulation. but the potential to see a few flurries floating over the mountains and right into our region. tomorrow temperatures not making itut
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winds 10 to 15 miles per hour, but full sunshine once again. and we keep the sunshine going tuesday, wednesday. tuesday back up to near 60. but with plenty of sunshine. and we are keeping wednesday dry if you're traveling, also thursday chilly, but dry, temperatures in the upper 40s. >> can't wait for the turkey. >> oh, yeah. new developments in the russia probe this morning. for the first time the man who set up that meeting at frour during t trump tower is giving his take. and this morning a news 4 consumer investigation exposes guard rails that are getting the blame for deadly crashes.
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new elements concerning the investigation into russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election. the london "times" published an interview with rorob goldstone, up and attended the meeting at trump tower with donald trump jr. and a russian lawyer. according to the article, goldstone says that nothing unusual or inappropriate took place at the meeting and the meeting has emerged as a focus of special counsel robert mueller's investigation into whether the trump team did collude with russia. and this weekend democrats in virginia voted to hold the state run primary next year, they will try to unseat republican barbara comstock. the democratic governo
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northham just won comstock's district. she will be on "meet the press" for an exclusive interview. andrea mitchell is in for chuck todd and will also have an interview have debbie dingell. and storm team 4 is working for you. a beautiful shot there. but, man, it is windy outside as well. lauryn is tracking power outages and some reports of trees down. we heard a lot about issues in maryland. we'll check in with her. plus a grieving father on a mission, his fight to save other families there guard rails that are supposed to protect them. and a news 4 consumer investigation into one particular kind of rail on our highways. and before we let you know, a heads up all week we've been working for you and we'll show you dishes that you may
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add to your thanksgiving feast. the fun all starts tomorrow on "news 4 today."
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taking a live look at 7:30 as we are in storm team 4 weather alert mode and the flag tells you why. it is windy. lauryn was talking about wind gusts up around 50 miles an hour in s
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second to help you plan out your day. and we're talking about a deadly night in the district. two men were killed in opposite corners of the city. police tell us they are looking for at least five specifics. and new developments in the manhunt for whoever killed a police detective from baltimore. we'll if i have you in fill you in on what we've learned. but first, thank you so much for starting your day with us. i'm adam tuss. >> and i'm megan fitzgerald. strong winds tore through our area. you can see the damage to a number of buildings. and gusts so strong, it even flipped over a parked tractor trailer. and you see what is left of a barn. now, it looks like that system will be moving its way toward us. is that right, lauryn, is that
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pressure. and again that area lifted to the north and east. and then we're seeing this frontal system trail behind it. and that's what we're seeing, that is why we saw the rain, and why we're seeing the breezy northwest winds right now. and they are gusting up to about 50 miles per hour. temperatures are at 50. looks like a winter morning out there. i do want to say hold on to your hat type of weather because the weather alert mainly because of the winds. there is a wind advisory in effect until 3:00. the winds are still going to be ripping and rolling after 3:00, just below advisory cry tear xwr criteria. we'll talk about when they would die down and also your thanksgiving forecast coming up. new this morning, the reward for information in the murder of a baltimore police officer, this is the new poster that is out. the reward is now up to $2,0
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investigating a homicide scene when someone shot him in the head. despite a city wide manhunt in baltimore, police have not identified or arrested a suspect. they are pleading with the public for help. now to a warning about a potential danger on the side of the road. a controversial guardrail is being blamed for at least six deaths. and a news 4 investigation found hundreds of them are on our roads in virginia and maryland. susan hoe began shargan shares d to know. >> according to three lawsuits filed against the manufacture, instead of deflecting vehicles, the guardrail in some cases is actually piercing them with deadly consequences. steve is a father on a mission. >> i'm fighting so that no other family has to be here.
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since his 17-year-old daughter, hannah, died. her car was pierced by a guardrail after she ran off the road. >> one guardrail at highway speeds, what it will do is horrific. >> reporter: he's now working tirelessly to get guardrails he calls dangerous off on every road in the country. >> i can tell you that state d.o.t.s have raised significant concerns about how this product functions. >> reporter: hannah is one of four people killed in tennessee after hitting the ends of guardrails. according to lawsuits in those cases, each time the vehicle was speared by the end terminal. it happened in virginia, too. sarah wineburg died last december on i-66. >> this system, it's a telescoping system, it pushes down section upon section and it
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vehicle down. so it's a control stop. you have a crash, but you don't have a fatality. >> and that didn't do that here. >> no. >> reporter: and take a look at these photos from saline county, missouri. they show a truck that was literally skewered this past february. the state tells us it was the x light, the driver killed. and in a statement to news 4, lindsey says it has successfully passed crash and safety tests and remains eligible for federal transportation funding. there is no road safety equipment that can prevent injury every time a driver fails to stay on the road. but x-lite has reduced the number of a severity of injuries sustained. and while it remain on the federal highway administration list of approved products, a the least 11 states, including
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using it. the virginia department of transportation issued this memo last year citing concerns over how the x-lite performed in crash tests. maryland says after reviewing guardrail crashes on its roads over the past year, it does not plan to pull the x-lite. >> we have no indication that this has been involved in any unusual situation. >> but it has been involved in other fatalities in other states. >> yes. >> isn't that concerning enough? >> i would tell you that the maryland department of transportation and all of us at the state highway administration are always concerned about people's safety. so any insinuation or any possibility of us sitting on our hands and allowing safety to come second is just not true. >> reporter: in the meantime steve is calling on the national highway administration to not only pull the x-lite from its approved product list, but to make sure every single one is removed from roads across
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it will end with a national recall. the only thing i don't know is when that will happen. >> starting next summer, all guardrail and terminals will have to meet new crash test standards to receive federal approval. the x-lite don't qualify, so there won't be any new ones installed after june, but remember, there are thousands that remain on our roads right now and those will stay in place. back to you. >> susan hogan with an important story there. new this morning, a violent attack in a place a lot of people go to have fun. we'll share what went down along the popular h street overnight. plus two local boys develop a brotherhood after a battle with cancer. the lesson they are teaching members of the air force.
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thanksgiving is only a few days away and our food 4 families campaign is in full swing. the annual drive helps so many families, veterans and seniors. pat lawson muse shows us how the efforts continue to be success it would year after year. >> reporter: it takes an army of workers and volunteers and a lot of determination to get all of this food to local tables each thanksgiving. >> we're out to wednesday before thanksgiving taking care of families. we get calls at the last minute and luckily we're able to be nimble enough to get food and turkeys to those families. >> reporter: for 20 years, donny shaw has work for the ymca d.c. and put his heart into it. >> it means so much that i forget to shop for my family. >> especially at this time of the year is when we suffer and because construction in the wintertime is when it's gone down. >> reporter: for otto, winter means fewer construction jobs and less money f h
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so the thanksgiving basket means a lot. >> it's a big opportunity also for us to have a family together and have a decent meal. >> reporter: the food baskets go to social services, nonprofits, churches and organizations like the y, for families, veteran, seniors can always count on a little help. >> we do 160 families almost every year. >> reporter: some go to needy residents where the mayor finds ways to very much it. >> we don't just give them a basket for thanksgiving day. our baskets are usually so crammed and so full that they cover at least two or three weeks with the family. >> reporter: while the food that goes to families through this y and others during the holidays makes all the difference, the work of the y makes a difference to families all year long. but at this time of year, folks at the y are extra grateful. >> thank you nbc 4!
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>> that was pat lawson muse reporting. news 4 will be at capital one arena all day tomorrow collecting donations. and that is just one way to contribute. if you would like to help, you can make a donation online, just go to our nbcwashington.com and look for food 4 families on our home page. every dollar counts. no amount is too small. you will see a list of many locations across the region where you can drop off canned and box foods. >> love that pat does that. she's been doing it for so long. raising money and food for the families. time is 7:41. we are in weather alert mode this morning. gusty wichd winds out there andn says some of us may actually see some flurries. she'll be back right after the break. plus dozens of children in the local foster system finally getting their forever homes. we'll show you the celebration as one young man shares his big moment with us.
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if you are headed out maybe to watch football, and yard work, an excuse to get out of it today. just way too windy. you'll be pinni inpicking up le
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forever. lady gaga concert, winds will start to settle down after 8:00 so if you're waiting in line. but still fairly blustery out there today. we'll talk about the thanksgiving forecast coming up. new this morning, a violence crime in a bustling part of d.c. that is known for its night life. police are looking for a 2015 black audi s 5. they say it was stolen by a group of armed men wearing ski masks and black clothing, it happened along the h street corridor near the whole foods. part of the maryland tag is 5 ct. call police if you know anything about it. police chief in annapolis is calling the shooting of a teen outrageous. police are calling on witnesses to come forward after a 17-year-old was shot in the head. it happened yesterday afternoon on president street. police say the boy was walking with a group of people when someone in that group fired shots. everyone took off.
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condition. no word yet on a description of the suspect. the air force's motto reads aim high, fly, fight, win. >> and no one is fight are heard than two young boys battling leukemia. >> as aimee cho reports, they showed us all a few lessons about what it means to be brave. >> this is cool. this is heavy. >> reporter: before you can be a pilot, you have to look the part. >> we're here to inspect the gear. >> reporter: you have to know what a parachute does. >> they don't go boom. >> reporter: and you have to ask the right question. >> can you hear me? >> reporter: but there is no question at all these pints sized pilots can teach us about fighting. houston and jack, both 6, both battling leukemia. >> he is a greatest child. i'm going to cry. i ended up losing my job in march to take care of him in and out of the hospitals.
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>> reporter: it was he at the hospital that they met. >> how much time have you been together? >> when we can, a lot. >> we play a lot together. we went to the hospital yesterday. >> reporter: so it was only fitting that when the air force invited them to join the ranks, they be co-pilots. >> what these two warriors go through is amazing. we truly all learn from them on just what it is to have the courage to battle on and to take each day as it comes. >> it's a grace from god because i could never afford for him to do this. >> reporter: so how was it being pilot for a day? >> good. >> just good? >> yeah. >> awesome. >> and are you going to stay friends forever? >> yes. >> reporter: friends and co-pilots for life. aimee cho, news 4.
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>> look at that helmet, like ten times too wbifog r his ahead. >> it puts life into perspective. >> absolutely. battling could yleukemia. great story there. we want to talk about the weather because it's windy. this is the way i look at it. the leaves will come down eventually, so why not just knock them all down in one fell swoop. >> but the only thing is, the rain make things slick on the roadways because with the leaves down and the rain that we had last night. so the leaves are getting wet and of course creating the slick conditions. i just got off the phone with wtop, our news partners. and will there are power outages, lights down, secondary roads, trees down. so weather alert here at storm team 4 mainly because of the wind. it's beautiful, look at that, sun came up about an hour or
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ago. and we'll have sunshine all day today. so you will need the sunglasses. but also the winter jacket. we'll have gusts up to 50 miles an hour first part of the day. second part of the day, up to about 35. but this entire area shaded in the brown color is in the wind advisory until 3:00. so scattered outoutages, trees down. so be careful driving around automatic there. gusts will be up to about 50 miles per hour as we go to the lunch hour and then they will start to settle down to about the 35 miles per hour range. but again, it will be windy all throughout the day today. after about 8:00 tonight, the winds will settle down to the 10 to 15-mile-per-hour range. that is how it will be on monday. so breezy monday, just not windy. look at this cold air that the winds are bringing in along with the frontal system that brought some of the rain last night. so some of this cold air moving right in, temperatures will
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so pretty much what you're feeling out there right now is what we'll be through the day today without the wind. with the wind, it will feel like the 30s and 40s for much of the day. but the temperatures in the 40s and low 50s is where it will stay as we continue into the afternoon. so if you are running some errands, just be mindful of those winds. and maybe a few flurries. you're not seeing anything on the storm team 4 radar. there is the rain that moved through pretty quickly last night, but we have snow in west virginia and western pennsylvania. so we could see a few flurries with some of these wind gusts. they he could gcould get a few west virginia. but for us, flurries. today 48. tomorrow winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. so breezy through the day tomorrow. and then we take that temperature back into the upper 50s on tuesday. lower 50s by
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good travel day. looking like the cross mid atlantic and east coast. thursday, cooler, temperatures in the 40s for your thanksgiving. and be sure to download the storm team 4 weather app, it will allow you to track severe weather, zoom in and out on our interactive radar. and watch the latest videos for the forecast. all that is great but what is even better, it's free. dozens of children in d.c.'s foster care system are waking up with their new families and take a look our own barbara harrison helped them celebrate at saturday's adoption day ceremony at d.c. superior court. >> woke up this morning thinking today is the day. like this is the day i've been waiting for. >> all your life. >> all my life. >> we have much more on national adoption month
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washington app, which is tree. just search adoptive families. >> so great to see that. if you're just joining us, we are working to learn more about two deadly shootings from overnight. >> who police tell us they are looking for right now, comin
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well it's a perfect nespresso hold on a second.orge. mmm. ♪ [mel torme sings "comin' home baby"] hey there. want a lift? ♪ where are we going? no don't tell me. let me guess. ♪ have a nice ride. ♪ how far would you go for coffee that's a cup above? i brought you nespresso. nespresso. what else? thank you. i'm so happy to be here hosting
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>> chance the rapper served as host last night of "saturday night live." >> and he got into the festive spirit. he told the audience that he wants to be the mariah carey of thanksgiving. ♪ it's thanksgiving time, the one day a year where you invite the folks that you normally fear ♪ ♪ it's thanksgiving time when you are forced to see every single bad apple on your home family tree ♪ thanksgiving is an exclusive holiday, right? have to bring everybody in. in two weeks, snl will be back with live shows on december 2. here are four things to know. d.c. police are looking for at least five suspects after two separate homicides. one man was killed on
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street southeast, a second on spring road northwest. follow updates in our nbc washington app. the fbi has joined the search for three missing teens from prince william county. the trio has not been seen since november 12 thp th. they could be in a honda crv. and $215,000 is the new reward for information in the fur of baltimore detective sean suiter. he was gunned down while investigating a homicide. and some power outages out there because the wind is whipping. lauryn is talking about what will be a pretty windy day. >> yeah, wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour as we go to about lunchtime. we have the wind advisory in place until 3:00 for most of our area. again, scattered outages will be the name of the game and trees down definitely. but again, wind gu
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miles per hour through about noon and then they will lighten up slightly through the afternoon and overnight tonight after about 8:00 p.m., through the day tomorrow we'll have winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. so again, temperatures will stay in the 40s and thifts through t 50s through the day. we already hit our high. tuesday looking good, upper 50s with a lighter wind. wednesday, thursday, good travel weather wednesday. thanksgiving, a little cooler. >> good stuff. that will do it. thank you so much for joining us. >> we'll be back here the9:00.
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well it's a perfect nespresso hold on a second.orge. mmm. ♪ [mel torme sings "comin' home baby"] hey there. want a lift? ♪ where are we going? no don't tell me. let me guess. ♪ have a nice ride. ♪ how far would you go for coffee that's a cup above? i brought you nespresso. nespresso. what else?
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why would someone that age be hanging out at the mall. i've been wanting to tell this story for ten years. this guy was on a killing rampage. they don't have water? that's okay. this is sold. good morning and welcome to "sunday today" on this november 19th. i'm willie geist. another busy sunday morning that includes a flashback to last year's presidential election. president trump and hillary clinton renew their public feud. secretary clinton saying the president is obsessed with her. the president slamming clinton as a, quote, loser after she brought up russia's disinformation campaign as well as the

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