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i'm pat lawson muse. >> and i'm jim handly. our top story is breaking news. two highway workers are dead today. another critically injured after a car spiraled out of control and hit them. it happened along indian head highway at berry creek road in maryland early this afternoon. a highway spokesman tells us, the contract workers were on a mowing mission. they were in the middle of cutting grass when they were struck. emergency crews were out for hours. >> there are new safety concerns for a handful of toyota vehicles today. the world's largest automaker announced it is recalling more than a million cars. jay gray has a look at the potential problems d the long term effects of yet another recall for the company. >> reporter: the bumpy road for toyota has taken another unexpected turn. the world's largest automaker announcing another massive recall today because of potential break fluid leaks and
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fuel pump problems in more than 1.5 million vehicles. >> this is a safety-related recall. it has to do with brakes but there have been no acidents, no crashes. people should get plenty of notice. >> reporter: the models that are a part of it include 2005 and 2006 avalons. highlanders, the 2004 through 2006 lexus rx 330 and 2006 lexus gs 300, is 250s, and is 350s. it comes on the heels of a highly publicized recall of over 10 milon toyota cars in the last year. >> it is stuck. we're going 120. we're in trouble. >> this is a known issue. you can find what the cause is, you can design a fix, you can teach the dlers to install the fix. >> it may not be as clear with consumers. >> any time safety is raised,
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the reflex reaction as it relates to toyota is not positive. the issue that got toyota into so much trouble this year was the fact that it took them so long to have a recall. they were getting complaints when to the outside world it looked like they were dithering. >> reporter: toyota officials insi it is evidence of their dedication to safety and that they've flernd their mistakes. >> honda is recalling vehicles for brake leaks. this affects certain 2005 to 2007 models othe acura rl sen. it will also include a honda odyssey minivan made between 2005 and 2007. honda says it does not know how many vehicles are actually covered in this recall. no injuries or accidents have been tied to this problem. it's been a slow pcess but jury selection is wrapping up in the chandra levy murder trial. 29-year-old ingmar guandique is charged with kidnapping and murder of levy.
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her body was found nine years ago in rock creek park. prosecutors believe she was attacked while out jogging. this week potential jurors in the case have been questioning about everything from levy's relationship with former congressman gary condit to immigration togangs. if the final panel of 12 juror and four alternates picked today, opening statements could begin on monday. employees from d.c.'s department of finl public wos paid their final respects to one of their own today. larry hutchins was shot and killed. today he was laid to rest. tracee wilkins reports. >> reporter: dpw vehicles surrounded thetemple of praise church in southeast today. family members, friends and co-workers paid their respects to larry hutchins. >> we all hurt. all hurting. he was a nice guy. >> reporter: the 51-year-old husband and grandfather known for his laughter and hard work
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was shot and killed more than a week ago, shortly after arriving at the brentwood dpw facility. a second worker also shot i recovering from his injuries. fo hutchins, co-workers, the shock of his murder is still very raw. >> a nightmare for everydy that work with the department of public work. >> reporter: the killing brought to light the lack of security. despite police recommendations to improve the facility's quote security risks, changes were never made. broken surveillance cameras, b lighting and a gate so dilapidated, the police said the entrance either needed to be closed or guarded with armed security. the same entrance the shooter used. since the shooting, it is protected. >> it shouldn't have taken a death for to it happen. this is something that should have been in place. because it is just something that shouldn't have had to take somebody to die for this to
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happen for us. >> reporter: as the search for hutchins' killer continues, today the 24-year department of public works worker is laid to rest as city government begins to focus on the future. >> it is very unfortunate that it happened, obviously. and we're going to look at tha and try to make the changes that are necessary to ke sure our people can come to work safely and be able to work safely. >> reporter: city officials were planning on meeting today to review procedures as well as other dpw lots and government agencies throughout the city. but they have decided to postpone thateeting until tomorrow because of today's funeral. in southeast, tracee wilkins, news4. there was no trash collection today or recycling in the district because of the funeral. those collections will take place tomorrow and all collections that normally take plis friday will instead take place the saturday. a grandmother is in critical condition, her two grandchildren are dead 3.
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-year-old cameron mckenzie and his cousin, 4-year-old madison parker died after their injuries from tuesday's fire. the aze began in the living room of their home west of winchester. firefighters say the home had no working smoke detectors. the exact cause of the blaze is still under investigation. the investigation into shots fired at the national marine corps museum in prince william county will likely cause some traffic headaches tomorrow morning. the museum is located in triangle, virginia, off i-95. starting at 8:00 tomorrow morning, police say they will conduct an extensive sear for evidence on the shoulders and the highway median. authorities say motorists should slow down and expect delays as theyrive through that area. someone fired several rounds over the weekend. a few window paneswere discovered. it is in the sidef the building that faces i-95. there have been no arrests in that case so far. let's get word on the traffic on this ride home right
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now. >> ashley linder can tell us about it. >> reporter: good afternoon. as we have, we've got some problems around the area in the way of heavy volume. capitol beltway, not a fun trip. on the outer loop of the beltway, you can see the pace at the american legion brie. both inner and outer loop are very heavy until this point. let's take a trip on the outer loop of the beltway. as you can see, we've got delays headed toward us. traveling toward 270. leaving silr spring, outer loop starts to slow here. those delays, they're with you on both sides of the belty headed toward connecticut and toward 355. across the wilson bridge, we are free and clear. along 95, we do have delays, the capital belty. back to you. >> thanks. we've got a mini shock coming. we could soon be seei windchills very soon. >> tell us about the big chill. >> it will be a very short-lived big chill tonight into tomorrow and then into tomorrow night.
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but yeah, we could be waking up tomorrow morning to some windchills close to freezing out. there we could be talking about windchills tomorrow. as we look outside, we're looking at some sunshine. some clouds mixed in. high temperatures, 68 degrees. you're thinking, what do you mean? it's 68. we've got thos winds out of the northwest at 16 miles an hour. and that will usher in some cooler air. 61 in hagerstown, maryland. 64 in frederick out towa sterling, virginia. 66 degrees toward culpeper. a nice 70-degree temperature for them. here are those current wind gusts. look at hagerstown, near 40-mile-an-hour wind gusts. wind gusts of 23-mile-an-hour. i think those winds ll die down a little bit. the frontal boundary has moved through. we'll see much cooler air move in quickly, down to about 5 by 9:00, 53 by 11:00. many areas will be in the upper 30s to lower 40s. you add in a 10 to 20-mile-an-hour wind overnight
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and th will give us that winch that we'll be experiencing tomorrow. i'll break it down for you coming up in my full forecast in a few miutes. >> thank you, doug. by the e of the day, the pentagon could have some new guidelines on gays in the military after an appeals court reinstated don't a don't tell. last week a judge put a halt on the controversial policy which allows the military to bar gays and lesbians fromserving openly. that prompted them -- today's decision could put o a freeze on those apications. gay rights activists are expected to challenge today's ruling early next week. when news4 at 4:00 continues, a rare look at the place where gladiators did battle. a 20-year-old woman studying criminology gets a job as a police chief. let them come over he and
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see who is right. and he called 911. plus, hear what happens when pli show up after a kid dialed 911 because he didn't want to eat his dinner. this wasn't a terrorist attack
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it was deathy metro, deh by mismanagement. i called for an immediate audit, the results were chilling. so i insisted metro actually follow national safety standards for the first time. the brass at metro wasn't happy, but frankly i don't care. i'm not the senator for metro, i'm the senator for maryland. i'm barbara kulskiand i approve. with just 12 days to go until the mid-term elections,
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president obama is lending his influence to three critical races. most of the campaign's focus appears to be on women voters. >> reporter: in washington state, to try to preserve his senate majority, president obama campaigned for incumbent democrat patty murray who is in a tough race >> in a few days, yo decision in this election will set the direction of this state and of this country for years to come. >> reporter: murray's republican opponent dino rossi fires back. >> she had her d.c. friend coming to washington to defend her record. >> reporter: the president out theed her record. >> when wom come out, they can make the difference. it is always important to get women out. this fleck particular. >> reporter: in kentucky, republican senate democrat rand
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paul complained democrats are focusing on his alleged extremism. >> personallyville ideifying me because they don't want to talk about their support for own care. >> reporter: in pennsylvania's tight senate race, democrat joe sestak and republican p. >> the cap and trade, car check, government run health care. >> we have one really extreme, corporation shz pay no taxes. >> hi, guys. >> rorter: barack obama smiled through a seattle coffee break but with 12 days to go, the senate races that will determine the president's power through 2012 are as bitter as overheated espresso. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. if you've ever wondered what happened to marijuana seized by police in tea was not a, check itout. the mexican officials are buing more than 130 tons of pot. e burning began yesterday.
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the drugs were seized monday during a raid on aware house near the u.s./mexico border. investigators declared it one of the largest busts ithe country's history. an estimated street value of more than $300 million. the pot was bound for the united states. a 20-year-old woman in college is no the chief of police of a small town in mexico. a criminology student was named the new police chief, a job the mor said nobody wanted. it located in the juarez valley site, some of the worst drug feuds in the world. some say the 20-year-old is too young and inexperienced to be police chief but she said she won't be intimidated and wants her son to grow up in a safe town. she said she wants her 13 officers to practice a special brand of community policing. she also plans to hire more women. there are currently three in the department. >> she'll get on the job
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experience. for the first time since roman histy, we are laying eyes on the place where gladiators prepared for either victory or death. >> the stone chambers and passage ways deep beneath the coliseum are just now being opened. nbc's michelle kosinsk takes us inside. >> reporter: it was all set up way down here. >> going up. up and down. >> reporter: the gladiator. some slaves fighting for a chance atfreedom prepare for that moment here. pacing, candle lit tunnels and stair wells. perfectly pieced together. >> it is the original floor. >> reporter: nearby, the cages for lions and bears. dozens of pulleys would lift them up. there is even a natural spring for a stug system that yes, still work. and it fed the private lake of the blood thirsty emperor, nero.
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>> it is strange to imagine he was here. >> reporter: just a tiny taste of the savagery that was. >> this was entertainment. this was essentially such savagery with the reality show of its time. for some 200 years. back to you. >> michelle kosinski. apple computer keep getting smaller. steve jobs unveiled apple's latest versionsof its mac book laptop. they stay computers are incredibly light and thinner than anything else out there on the market. jobs unveiled the new lion operating system which allows desk tops to run apps. however, he said the new system won'allow for full touch screen capability, waving your arm around a vertical desk top screen apparently can be rather exhausting. >> a orkout. >> the lap ts are really light
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weight. but they're a little expensive. between $1,000, $1,600 each? >> hopefullyhey'll come down. >> as you buy one -- >> don't wait. kids are known to throw temper tantrums when they don't want to eat their dinner. one chicago area kid took it a bit further. he dialed 911. it all started over the noodle soup. hifather was serving it for nner. the 10-year-old boy didn't want that for dinner so he dialed 911. then hung up. police called right back and dad had some explaining to do. >> with these kids, they have to talk back and they have to have -- i'm the boss of the house. they have toisten to us. it is not a joke. 911. >> he was eating it when i was there and he had his head down and he knew, he even that he did wrong. >> whoa! he won't do that again any time
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soon. >> i don't think so. the kid was embarrassed when the police showed up to explain why dialing 911 in this cae, was wrong. police had a sense of humor about the whole thing and used this as a, here's that phrase, teachable moment for kids everywhere. >> dad was not amused. >> i'll bet he was not saying teachable moment coming up, former new york governor elliot spitzer. >> and a great time to cook up a pot of fire house chili. [ music throughout ] [ male announcer ] looking for a complete picture of your money?
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what a great time to enjoy a hot bowl of chili. >> with the website, tom from the fairfaxounty fire and rescue has a little advice on w to make fire house chili. >> today we're going to make chili for about 1,200 to 1,400 firefighters. at thipoint we'll start preparing our vegetables. we'll start with our tomatoes.
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these so easy to dice. next we'll to go our onions. we'll just chop it just like that. next thing, we're going to cut our green bell pepper. i'm going to take my garlic, give it a whack. that skin will come ght off there. now we chop this. so we're going to use our jalapeno. same for the habanero. we'll chop these up. once you do this, do not touch your eyes. as you can see, we've softened up those onions, green peppers, the garlic, salt and pepper. our ground beef is nice and brown at this point. we'll start incorporating things here. just dump that in there. we'll start introducing our spices. chili powder, some paprika, cumin. now we'll add our tomatoes. we'll mix those around. we have to put in our jalapeño
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and habaneros. with chili, you're going to make to it what you want. if you don't want a lot of heat, back off on the peppers. next we'll put in some tomato paste. chocolate adds a wonderful flavor to chili. for whatever reason, i don't know. that's a key ingredient. if you want to make god chili, use a good dark chocolate. so we've got our red kidney beans. we'll go ahe and dump those in. we want to turn our heat way down to a real nice simmer. we'll put a lid on it and just simmer all day long. remember, low and slow is better than high and fast. that is our fire house chili.oh. >> wow, m taking notes. >> oh, my. if would you like theee ts recipe again, visit theome page. nbcwashington.com and arch chili. >> get the fire hose out. >> and don't hurt yourself. >> i'll tell you, that had some
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kick. >> you said you love yours spicy. >> i didn't know about the dark chocolate though. >> i like that >> sounds delicious. >> nbcwashington.com. check it out. >> hot. the weather is going in the other direct. not hot. >> not at all. october and march are really the two only months that you could see weather like this. we had 88 earlier this month and torrow could fee like 38 degrees. >> whoa! >> that's with the windchill. out there right now, it doesn't feel like that. the winds are really kick up out there. currentemperatures at 68 degrees. dew point of 36. that tells you how dry it is with the humidity, down to about 31%. winds to 16 miles per hour. without the wind, if we didn't have any wind we might drop down into the 30s in the district tonight. but we do have a lot of windut there. that will keep most of the area into the 40s. but there will be some 30s overnight. hagerstown at 61 degrees. 66 in manassas. 70 in culpeper.
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a nicer day as far as the sunshine is concerned. look at the winds. gusting upwards of 40 miles an hour in hagerstown. 25 miles an hour in manassas. 30 to 35 in sterling. la plata, 36-mile-an-hour gusts. you add those winds, 20 to 30 miles an hour to the temperatures that we'll see tomorrow and you'll get a windchill. i think the winds will die down but wee talking about a 15-mile-an-hour wind with a 44-degree temperature. that gives you a 38-degr windchill. the outside beltway, even cooler. here's the frontal boundary. it is dipping through the region. you can see a couple showers toward new jersey and delaware. that fro will continue to dip to the south and east. it's as it does so, it will bring in much cooler air and we'll stay under these breezy conditions. gh pressure, trying to build in here. it won't build in quickly enough for tonight so we'll continue to see those winds tonight which will help keep temperatures up just a little bit that's also going to create more of a windchill.
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it will be very chilly tomorrow morning. and really, all day tomorrow. highs tomorrow, mostly in the upper individuals to around the 60-degree mark. 61 at theirport for the official high temperature tomorrow. as high pressure builds in tomorrow night, tomorrow night could be colder. especially if you're in one of ose really cold places that gets a little bit colder than the rest of us. you could be really col then look what happens on saturday and sunday. once again, the bate of the season. we don't just get cool. we get warm during the day on saturday. and especially into sunday and most of next week. a vy warm pattern coming up after a very quick cooldown. partly cloudy, continued breezy. 63 to 67 degrees. gusting 2:30 and even over 30 miles an hour. tonight -- excuse me. 37 to 46 degrees. and i just had sme chili. >> that will do it. it's dryut there, too. look at these temperatures. >> thank you. >> in the 80s a little back before. and in the city itself, in d.c.,
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how low doubt we'll get? >> to about 46 in the city. inside the belt weighing, 46. you add a wind to that, tomorrow, let go to the forecast day forecast real fast. i know we have to get out of here. you know what? i'll show it to you later. you'll like what i he to say. the 70s are coming back. saturday. 76 on sunday. >> we like that. >> a sip of water for you. noore hot chili for you. >> still to come on news4 at 4:00, what is all the fuss about? plus, neighbors talk about experiencing a chimpanzee going on a rampage earlier this week. bob ehrlich's 24 years in politics. in congress ehrlich voted with george bush 90% of the time, protecting the special interests. as governor, ehrlich cut education, increased college tuition by 40%, and vetoed an increase in the minimum wage. and after losing his election, bob ehrlich joined a lobbying firm and got paid $2.5 million to represent casinos and wall street banks.
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bob ehrlich--24 years of putting the special interests first.
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h big s don't need help. middle class marylanders do. welcome become to news4 at 4:30. >> in the news right now, a car spiraled out of control this afternoon, killing two maryland highway contract workers. critically injuring another. it happened earlier this afternoon along berry road near indian head highway. a third worker was taken to the hospital in critical condition. a highway spokesman tell us the workers were cutting grass when they were struck. family members, friends and co-workers paid their final respects to a d.c. departmentof public work employee today. 51-year-old larry hutchins was
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shot and killed last week while he was preparing for his shift. a second rker still recovering. police have not made any arrests in the case. toyota is recalling more than 1.5 million vehicle for possible brake fluid problems. it includes several lexus models, avalons and highlanders. they've been scrutinized f recalling cars in the pa year. honda is recalling vehicle from the same period. 2005 to 2007 models of the acura rl sedans and the 2005 to 2007 honda odyssey. and some strong earnings reports gave stocks a boost today. the dow climbed 39 points. the nasdaq was up 2. the s&p gained 2. a several watch d goup isn't exactly singing the praise of the cast of "glee" after a racy photo sead in gq magazine. the parents' television security
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council expressing outrage about the photos featuring actors from fox's hit musical tv show. so what to make of the whole ruckus? here's courtney haslett with her take. >> nothingo be scared of. >> the show "glee" is no stranger to controversy. within the show they're constantly tackling really difficult theme. the controversy this time around is that some of the cast members are on the cover of gq magazine's november issue. pictured in a way that the parents' television council says is borderline pedophilia. gq's comeback saying, they're obviously not watching the show because thes actors are actually in their 20s, and cory on the cover. he is almost 30 years old. so there is some sort of blur between fact and fiction. i won't facebook today to ask "glee" fs when they thought and they had a few interesting
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thing to say. saying pedophilia? these kids are i their mid 20s. these ds do know it make believe, right? another with a different stance. watched it for the first time last night. i would not let my daughter watch that show. i think it is for an older audience. and that i think comment gets to the larger point here. a show can start out seeming to be family frndly but just because it is for the beginning, is not a tacit promise that it will always be family friendly. and i think at the end of the day,ou're going to be seeing more parents making decisions about shows like "glee" and whether their kids should be watching. for this gq magazine, "glee" will be broadcast right after the super bowl this year. a really bold move. it will be importt for that show to do great ratings after the super bowl. that audience is the same audience reading gq magazine. so i think that's wherehe edors were going and the show was going with this one.
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they weren't trying to offend anybody. >> now "glee" star apologized to people who thought the pictures were offensive and said she is sorry. a court battle over a second tapenvolving former candidate john edwards and his mistress. a former aide to edwards reportedly has the tape and other things that real hunter claim were taken from a box of her personal belongings. she is suing to get those items back. attorney for the aide andrew young have been trying to depose edwards for months over the tape. today a judge ruled any deposition given by edwas has to be kept private but he refuseto limit the scope of the questioning. exnew york governor elliott spitzer is being snubbedby his own alma mater. a spokesperson said he was disappointed after his application to the harvard club was rejected. spitzer a harvard law grad and contributes financially to the
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university. the harvard club has more than 11,000 members and declined to comment on the matter. spitzer resigned from his post in 2008 amid a high profile prostitutioncandal. brett favre's wife made the rounds on the morning talk show and said her outward focus is helping her overcome the allegations against her husband. she said s is handling this through faith. she did not address whether the allegations against brett favre are true or false. the vikings quarterback met with the nfl officials tuesday. he is under investigation for allegedly tseng explicit messages and photos to a woman who worked for the jets when he played there. one expensive barbie doll went on the auction block. find out how much somebody paid for it. plus an update on some of the mine here's were
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women are charged 40% more for the same health insurance as men. domestic violence is tated as a pre-existing condition in eight states. women are abused by their husbands and then by their insurance companies. and last year they tried to end our coverage for mammograms and other preventive services. well i'm proud to say i got the law changed. i'm barbarmikulski. i approve this message so you'll know that being a woman is no longer a pre-existing condition.
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today, it's nearly double. and nearly a quarter of a million marylanders
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are looking for work. in addition, we face a national health care plan that will hursmallusiness and cost us jobs. so we have to ask, are you better off today than you were four yea ago? wee heading in the wrongirection. we need strong leadership. say no to things we can't afford. fix our health care plan. and refuse to raise taxes. martin o'malley can't do it. i will. e lucky slaid sporti some big bling. someone who remains anonymous bought this sparkler for nearly $16 million. it is ten karats. the clear one below under 11. it set an auction record in new york city. it is from italy and reflects the 1970s era. >> big and beautiful bling.
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did you know, diamonds are also a doll's bes friend? this blinged out barbie sold for over $302,000 at the same auction. christie's sold it to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. barbie is wearing a pink and white one karat. barbie has come a long way, baby. british comedian russell brand and american pop star katie perry are tying the knot this weekend at a luxury resort india. >> the couple arrived at mumbai yesterday. they did not want to be seen and was vered in a blanket. the guests are starting to arrive. according to local media reports, they will have a traditional hind wedding on saturday. e celebration is expected to last a week. the couple met at the mtv video music awards which brand hosted them began dating shortly after that. she isn fire in the music world. >> she is indeed. when news4 at 4:00
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continues, a candidate for new york governor goes over the top to make a point about how thihi the vent in new york city.
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let's get word on the traffic. ashly in the traffic network.
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>> reporter: a good afternoon. we have a lot of delays to talk about around the region. 95 headed southbound. this is pretty typic of this hour even though it is pretty impressive looking. the center of the screen is the hov and they're cruising. in addition to just volume delays from springfield to newingto we have a new know in wood bridge. as i mentioned, it is adding to the delays. proves to be a bottleneck. it you're cruisg through past potomac mills. around the capital beltway. not cruising full speed ahead. both inner loop and outer op, it will continue as you make your way around passing by river road. both sides are inching along and then across the american legion. no o isoing anywhere fast themselves do take out the drivers into tyson and then after th, you catch a eather. back on the brakes you go. 66 toward gallows. the lane are open. pat and jim, back to you.
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observers say he was a crowd pleaseat monday's debate among candidates for new york governor but now a surprising revelation come to light. >> jimmy mcmillan is a candidate for the vent too damn high party. he is one of seven candidates vying for the job. >> the black gloved 64-year-old self-professed karate expert said he has an obvious agenda. lowering everyone's rent. >> i represent, the vent too damn high party. so have a third job. women can'tfford to take care of their children, feed their children breakfast, lunch and dinner. my job is to put a roof oh your head and money in your pocket. this is not going to happen. the people can't afford to pay their rent. they're being laid off right now. they can't eat breakfast, lunch or dinner. listen, someone's child's stomach just growled. you have to listen like me.
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>> the new york time is reporting that mcmillan doesn't even pay rent and hasn't paid rent since the 1980s. his landlord allows him to do maintenance work in lieu of the rent. he said his campaign isn't about rent but about oers who can't afford to pay theirs. >> website the atlantic reports there are only three registered members of the vent too damn high party and he isn't one of them. he is a registered democrat. >> the rent is high in new york. >> as it is here, too. they can form the party here. what do you get when you combine care yoky, charity, and a few familiar faces? >> you be the judge. ♪ >> that was our own jim vance and behind eight czarniak with
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their own rendition of the family tradition. >> they were performed last night as part of a charity-oke which brings in members of the local media and sports community together in the nam of charity. 100% of the proceeds from last night will go toward supporting the national brain tumor society and the native-american youth foundation. you know, not just the pipes but he has the moves there, too. >> and the hat. where does he get that hat? you were there, right? >> i was there and inthat's a great outfit you have. and he said it's all mine. you should he seen his boots. he wore them out there. >> that's -- >> exactly. >> i think they ended up getting second place. >> did they? they did a very good job. >> how many acts were there? >> there were zpthree and the third person didn't show up. mother nature doing a good j with our weatherful the winds, they're windy but theye
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ushering in much cooler air. clear skies with a few clouds. 68 degrees, the current temperature. winds out of the northwest at 16 miles an hour. in manassas. 61, that's the cool spot up there toward hagerstow look at the wind. 37-mile-an-hour wind gusts. 33 in sterling. 26 in la plata toward the d.c. area. 24-mile-an-hour wind gusts in baltimore. those winds will stay up tonight. that will actuallyeep temperatures a little bit warmer an they would be without those winds. the temperatures will still fall down into the upper 30s in many of the cooler suburbs to around th 40-degree mark, to lower 40s inside the beltway. still breezy tomorrow. winds gusting to 20 to 25 miles an hour. then the high really takes control late tomorrow night into the day on saturday. that will calm the winds down andcreate much warmer conditions saturday and sunday are looking spectacular if you like it nice and warm. this is going to be another nice
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weekend for you after a cool start on saturday morning. continued breezy. 63 to 67 degrees with those winds. upwards of 30 miles an hour tonight into tomorrow morning. mostly clear skies. they have to 46 degrees but some windchills will be below the freezing mark in some locatis. you'll need the coat and probably through the day. still breezy the winds out of the northwest at 15 to 20, even 25 mil an hour. temperature, 57 to 62 degrees which is about five to ten degrees below average. sfoi saturday. right back above average. on sunday into monday. monarch pretty good chance of showers, maybe some thunderstos, still in the upper 70s. >> coming up, how you can get your hands -- >> plus, hear firsthand the drama that unfolded when a
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300-pound pet chimpanzee roamed the streets and caused plenty of damage. and coming up,he pentagon preparing to announce new guidelines later today as the debate over don't ask don't tell takes another turn. > good news for parents who grudgingly turn over the car keys to their teenage drivers. and with bed bugs spreading, fi out how you can prevent them from getting in your house and what do you know if they've already settled in. bob ehrlich's 24 years in politics. in congress ehrlich voted with george bush 90% of the time, protecting the special interests. as governor, ehrlich cut education, increased college tuition by 40%, and vetoed an increase in the minimum wage. and after losing his election, bob ehrlich joined a lobbying firm and got paid $2.5 million to represent casinos and wall street banks. bob ehrlich--24 years of putting the special interests first.
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snemplt of the miners in chile are now planning weddings. five of the 33 men rescued a week ago got down on their knees and proposed at a reunion party. one miner vowed to marry his wife in a church, recommitting themselves after 25 years after a civil ceremony. it was the first public reunion since the rescue. the miners spent more than two months trapped underground. >> if you want towatch the lighting of the national christmas tree, the lottery process begins in two weeks, folks. the lighting ceremony will be held december 9th. a trsday night, 5:00 down on the eclipse. if would you like to be there, you can enter an online lottery for free tickets. the lottery will be available from november 5-7 at the national tree.org. hard to believe we're almost there. >> the year has gone by quickly.
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still ahead, we'll have more on the chimp that went bananas. >> hear from the neighrs about what they saw during the rampage next.
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a chimp chimp created havoc in kansas city, pounding on vehicle and messing with police. now we're hearing from
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neighbors. natalie morales shows us the drama journey caught on tape. >> reporter: the 300 pound chimpanzee escap from its owner and ran rampant through a kansas city neighborhood. the chimpanzee is lovingly called sue by her owner but on tuesday, sue scared her neighbors. >> i'm thinking, get to the house. >> reporter: sue made a house call. >> really loud. they were like, what's going on? we're nuclear this window and the next thing you know, he tries open the door and he does. he opens it up and starts doing this. so i run downstairs and locked the door real ick. >> he came up and jumped on top of my explorer. looked through the window. started punching the sun roof. >> opened up the door. he's a smart monkey. he stts smiling and laughing. ha ha. he gets down and he starts running. and then he ran and jumped into her r and it opened up her door and she got out.
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>> tanya's car wasn't the only one damaged. after pushing a trash can down the street, sue climbed to a police car. the officer jumped inside for protection and po sue smashed in the windshield. the da cam captured the rampage before giving up onhe police car and running into a field. animal control fired a tranquillizer shot. sue was not hit but she ran for the trees. her owner was able to calm r down and get sue under control. >> that's news4 at 4:00. news4 at 5:00 starts right now breaking news tonight at 5:00. a gunman on the loose. police investigate after a home owner is shot early this afternoon. also tonight, a deadly accident. two highway workers killed after a car goes out of control. >> good evening.
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welcome to news4 at 5:00. i'm jim handly. >> and i'm wendy rieger. a home owner is in critical condition after being shot inside his house. this happened in the 13200 block in bowie. tonight there are new details about the man's identity. >> reporter: we haveearned this victim's identity through various sources. news4 has learn the victim's name is charles smith. he is a former nba player wit the boston celtics. he has local ties here. he was a is not theout guard. he played from 1985 to 1989. i want you to take a look at this. police say he was found inside of his home, shot multiple times. this is his home behind us, roped off by the police tape. you can see a black suv as well as a basketball hoop in the driveway. many of the neighbors we talked
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to are in shock after shots ra

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