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crisis at the rder. us, more thunderstorms in the forecast tomorrow. i'll have the timing and impact coming up in myforecast. news4 at 11:00 starts now. first tonight, d.c. voters say yes to a $15 minimum wage for all workers, eveneahose who tips. good evening, everybody. >> it'ssy a controv that may not be over yet. the margin was 55-45% in favor of initiative 77, increasing the tippedinimum wage. meanwhile, no surprises in the primaries. ma muriel bowser nominated. >> counsel chair phil mendle so.
>> jackie, the mayor's been pretty outspoken against it. >>aseporter: initiative 77 been one of the most contentious ballotn issues ie district in recent years. both sides have received report from national organizations. moments ago we spoke to d.c. mayor muriel bowser, now officially the democratic nominee and headed to be the first two-term mayor since anthony williams. she came out against initiative 77 saying she wased conce it could have a negative effect on workers'>> incomes. 77 i think could be problematic for ourre aurants. we'll see how we move forward. >> i think what we know i that this fight isn't over. we have been educating and working with the council. we had tenlected officials plus the mayor plus the attorney general who stood with us to
vote no on 77. we're going to continue that dialogue with the >> reporter: supporters of initiative 77 celebrated their victortonight, saying it will reduce pnderty sexual harassment against restaurant workers. now we have some video to showy ntarlier outside on 8th street in fro of the restaurant where themayor's party was held tonight. the street was shut down by protesters from the group black lives matter. they have been highly critical of the bowser administration's handling of iestigations into police shootings and use of force incidents. >> thank you. now to some breaking news involving the crisis at the u.s./mexico new developments tonight right here in d.c. >> protesters shouted name at homeland security secretary kirs general nielsen tonight while shwas out to dinner at a
mexican restaurant while president trump met behind closed doors with republicans on capitol hill. >> shomari stone has the story. >> reporter: good evening. dhs secretary nielsen walked inside with her security detail to thisur mexican rest behind me. moments later protesters went in and had signed and they were yelling shame at her. >> shame, shame, shame, shame! >> reporter: the metro d.c. democratic socialists of america party posted this video on facebook showing members of the group interrupting department or homeland secity secretary nielsen's dner at the mx d.c. cocina mexina restaurant. they're protesting the policy thateparates children from their parents. yesterday secretary nielsen had a befing at the white house defending the policy.
>> dhs is no longerg ignore law. we have enforcing the laws as they exist on the books.g as l illegal entry remains a criminal offense, dhs will not look the other way. > reporter: now, after the incident president trump tweeted in support of homeland security nielsen, saying she did abu us job yesterday at the press conference explaining security at the border and for our country. well, at the same time recommending changes to and nasty laws which force family separation. we want heart and security in america, end quote. we tried reaing out the to t manager here at the restaurant. theyeople who work hears do not want to comment. leon harris here at the live desk in the newsroom. we're getting more dails about the closed door meeting at the capital. president trump and house republicansalked about several issues, mainly immigration.
the president told gop leadership that he is 1,000% with them as they try and pass an immigration bill. lawmakers tell nbc news that mr. trump acknowledged during the meeting that the images at detention facilities are quote, too nasty. republican lawmakers say that in the meeting the president ought up conversations he had with his daughter ivanka. he said she isim encouragin to end the policy of separating parents from their children atbo the rder. as the president left the meeting, he passed by democrats who were the to protest. >> the american people want this to stop. so we come down here to implore the president to rethink his policy and end it today. >> no one askns quest and he didn't address them. >> did he ask for questions? >> no. it was a one-way street. >> franklyemocrats have be trying to play political games with this. we want to solve the problem. the bill we're going to whip tonirot does solve theem and the president embraced it. >> president trump backed two
congressional bills at the meetg, one of them appearing lined.ore hard both bills are expected to be on the house floor later this week. jim, back to you. we're also hearing firsthand the desperation of migrant parents at the border we want to show you some video from a border crossing. families here are promised a asylum hearing within three days. many say i they've been much longer. for one mother, the fear of being separated fro her young son brings her to tears but she feels she had to leave honduras. >> she says gangs threatened her life and that's why she had toe le honduras with her 3-year-old child. >> today we learned more about ato migrantrs at a detention facility here in maryland. they've been separated from their children since april. news4's barbara harrison shows us their stories and what happens next coming up a bit
later. turning to weather now and what could be another stormy day for us tomorrow. >> amelia, what shou wexpect as we head out tomorrow morning? >> tomorrow morning it's actually goi to be pretty comfortable. we're going to see the humidity levels a little lower, but only for a few hours. the humidity builds back in throughout the day. take a look. here's your morning planner. right now we're at 79 degrees. 7:00 a.m.,um it's less out there. it's not feeling like you're walking through a sponge as you head out on your wednesday morning. again, humidity increases as the day goes on. plenty of cloud cover. 75 degrees a 9:00 a.m. by 11:00 a.m. maybe an ice latsed shower with a temperature around 79. most of the day is dry tomorrow. take a look. our storm threat is actually later in the day starting around 5:00 a.m.ntil about midnight the big egest concern is heavy rainfall and gusty winds and the potential for some hail.
i'm going to walk you through your wednesday hour by hour and the weekend forecast. new at 11:00, local police officers are learning mental health and first aid techniques. tonight's class comes after a montgomery county officer shot and killed a man last olweek. bute say it's an example of training regularly available to all of their officers. cell phone video from last wk shows a officer and his partner standing near robertwhite. witnesses reported seeing white fight with the officer before the shooting. it's not clear if white was struggling with mental illness. tonight's training was scheduled before that shooting took wpla. want officers to come on scene and realize there maybe a healthme relatedency taking place in front of them and that the behavior may not be the true behavior of that individual. >> police tell us their officers inare t on verbal de-escalation techniques multiple times a month.
howard county prosecutors will determine whether charges are filed in last week's shooting. police in the district hope a sketch of the so-called d.c. hotel rapist will finally lead to his arrest. today police released this sketch of what they think he looks like now based on his dna. investigators tell us one man is responsible for attacking at least nine womenn i the late '90s and early 2000s. so far, six of those attacks are connected by that man's dna. >> he currently has a 15-year statute of limitations for first gree sexualabuse. but d.c. law allows us to indict an deunknown off under the pseudonym of john doe. >> and that's exactly what they're doing. is is the first time the district has been able to charge an unknown suspect using dna. next at11:00, members of congress meet with two migrant parents separated from their a childr the border.
>> their children were taken away. >> why they're being held here and what's happened to their children. the cost to drive one of our local highways isbout to go up. tonight, drivers are not happy about the toll hike i or what pays for. >>74 years after two american brothers were killed on aruna miller: almost every law i write comes from listening to peoples' stories.
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anne arundel county detention ceer. >>ictures and videos inside were not allowed. but news4's barbara harrison spoke to the buyers. >> reporter: one of the fathers was taken into custody when he arrived with his daughter at a border customsn. statio after several days of detention, they were separated. he was sent to w marylandithout her. >> how did it go? it was very emotional, very difficult. we spent a long time with two fathers. the father of a 5-year-old daughter and the father of a 7-year-old son who have been separated since mid april and early march. >> according to them, they walked in to talk tohe officials about asylum and within three days both of them had be put into this icebox with the child. and within three days both of them, the child was taken away. >> reporter: this facility
houses only male offenders. 113 of the priners here are detainees sent by i.c.e. >> one of the saddest parts is neither one has lawyer and neither one has a date at which they will appear befor a judge to be the asylum determination made. >> they were looking for some kind of peaceful place to liveh and theirren were taken away from them. >> reporter: m aioilar has learned that his daughter is being cared for by a foster family in cascago but no idea who the people are or how she is being treated. he is decembsperate for more ne. the foster family carrying for her called a phone number the child had memorized in monoduho. they wble to alert a relative who called the child's grandmother in the united states but theoster family was not permitted to give the child's whereabouts. maryland governor hogan and
virginia cov northam are both removing natnal guard troops from the u.s./mexico border, a direct response to president trump's polic separating immigrant children from their families. both states sent four crew members and a helicopter. governor hogan says immigration enforcemend efforts shoocus on criminals, not separating innocent children from their families. and governor northam said he would not devote resources that could support an inhumane policy. the cost of your commute may be going up. tolls are likely about to jum the dulles toll road. here's a look. a 75 current hike at the main toll plaza, a 50 cent hike at the off ramps. for hasome, could be an extra $1.25 every day. a majority of the revenue collected would go to pay for the metro silver line extension. driver lauren watkins not bo thrilled aut the toll road to metro funding. >> so if i wanted my money to go to metro, i would get on the
metro. >> the earliest the price hike could take effect, january 2019. the public will have a chance to weigh in on this ler this summer. it was the largest land and waternvion in history. today two american twin brothers killed duringd-day in normandy are now buried side b side in france. an underwater mine kille louis and henry piper as their boat approached normandy. sailors carried henry's casket into the normandy american cemetery today as family members looked on. louis's body was found back in 1944 but henry's body wasn't frencuntil 1961 by divers. henry was buried in belgium withoutdentification until last year when dna testing identified him. the remains of both brothers are now together i france.
severe storms pummelled parts of the denver area with golf ball to softball h sizedl today. the hail piled up on the traffic.and slowed it also damaged cars, windows and crops. many of theto hais were more than two inches in diameter. >> and tomorrow we're going to have thunderstorms, but later. storm chances tomorrow a a betweeut 5:00 p.m. and midnight. you're going to get home from work and then the storms likely roll in and impact the area. at least it's not exactly durin that evening commute. if you're leaving work around 6:00 p.m. or later, you could be dealing with some rain. we're going to have some scattered showers and thunde torms tomorrow but mainly during the late afternoon and especially the evening hours. it's rlly nice thursday afternoon. we finally get a break from
mugginess. unfortunately there are more rain chances for the weekend, especially on saturday. 74 in manassas, feeling more like re82 d out there right now when you factor in that muggines for the mos part we're dry and we're going to stay dry overnight tonight on tomorrow morning. here's future weather at 8:00 a.m. the white here, these are clouds. we have plenty of them out there, mostly cloudy skies. but 11:00 a.m. most of the area still dry. some showers starting to fir up ck around the mountains. as we move into the afternoon, we see some scattered showers and maybe a few thunderstorms back around i-81. not everybody is going to see heavy rainfall tomorrow. m seeing the best chance in parts of northern virginia and the district. this is very heavy rainfall that
could lead to somelooding concerns. we're talking about the potential for gusty wind and maybe even some hail. this is midnight where we're seeing some very heavy rainfall in southern maryland. again, the threat for severe weather is mh later tomorrow as opposed to what we saw today. maybe a few lingering showers out there thursday morning. by the midday hours on thursday, it's really nice. tomorrow, m 7:00 a.m.e comfortable, 72 degrees. a few isolatedhowers around midday, a few scattered afternoon thunderstorms. then we see thunderstorms and areas of rain a little bit more widespread during the eveningd vernight hours. high tomorrow 86 degrees. i think it'sn going to be okay pool day. the day is looking mainly dry. thursday is looking like a great pool day. on friday thunderstorms are possible later in the day. i think y should be fine to get out there during the day with the kids. a high temperature on friday of 82 deees, saturday a high of 83 with a 50% chance of showers
andaybe a rumble of thunder. on surday we have to have that chance throughout the day. morning, noon and night right now, most o the day on sunday is looking dry with thunderstorms potentially around ter, hot and humid and a high around >90. >>he battle of the beltways >>he battle of the beltways does
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installment in the battle of the beltways. the nats currently on their longest win streak over the orioles since the team relocated to d.c. there is a mix of red and orange at nats park. it's why we love the battle of the our friends from the north had plenty to cheer for early. mancini got all of thisone, sends it deep to lt center, a two-run shot. orioles take a 4-1 lead. they led 5-1 after four. in the fifth nats battle back, down a run. bryce hper sends a little blooper into left. the tying run comes in to score. we are tied at 5-5. rendon notit having . he smacks it into left. both runners come in to score. rendon now with the two-run triple. three rbi in the game for him.
nats up 7-6. g rrera makes his debut fac valencia. beautiful play here from turner. gets valencia at first. a 1, 2, 3 inning for herrera. nats win 9-7. now, to theorld cup, a day full ofupsets. 16th ranked colombia taking on japan. the japanese with a penalty kick in just the sixth minute. taking it for he comes through. japan takes an early 1-0 lead. inhe second half, colombia evening things at 1-1. japan with the corner kick, osako puts japan ahead for he scores on the header. japan wins 2-1. the first ever world cup win for an asian team against a south american team. senegal in just their second world cup, ready to shock the
world against poland. senegal up 1-0. a mistake helps them add two. the polish defense forgetting about yang. he was waved back on after bng injured. poland don't even see him. a pass back by the defender opens things up and he puts it in the empty net. senegal wins 2-1, jt their third win ever at the world cup. mystics t hosting chicago sky. this one all mystics and all christy tolliver. gets the reverse to go off t glass and in. then later in the quarter tolliver on the drive putting on the moves, goes up and under. game high 19 points and 8 assistsor her. mystics crush the sky, 88-60,y certai taking care of business at home. they go to chicago ony fri for
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