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they're a rare insight into the actions of a deranged killer. haunting surveillance video of navy yard gunman aaron alexis with his shotgun at the ready, inside building 197. running down the stairway. moving about in a strategic way. it was at this building ten days ago that he shot and killed 12 people. video and pictures released by the fbi. it shows alexis driving through the navy yard gate, parking his rental car in the garage around 7:53 in the morning. entering building 197 around 8:08. the gun in a backpack. the backpack over his shoulder. he had sawed off the stock of a gun and put purple tape over the bobbed end. in a stall in the men's room he
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removed a shotgun and left that backpack hanging on a hook inside. the victims, according to the fbi, alexis had a routine 7tings. and on the barrel of that shotgun, end to the torment. >> there are indicators that alexis was prepared to die during the attack, and that he accepted death as the inevitable consequences of his actions. >> reporter: building 197 is
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still closed. fbi agents are still processing the crime scene. it's likely they'll be there through the weekend. the pentagon is also promming to do its job to assess safety proce proce procedur procedures. >> where there are gaps, we will close them. where there are failures, we will correct them. that process is under way. the victims and every members of the department of defense committee. >> the subcontractor of the employed gunman aaron alexis says the pentagon confirmed twice that alexis had a valid security clearance. the pentagon's investigations will be completely late december. in the meantime they continue to bury the dead.
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he was working for a furniture contractor when he was killed at the navy yard. daniels was married. he leaved behind five children. kenneth proctor was laid to rest after a funeral today. proctor spent 22 years working for the federal government. he leaves behind two teenage sons. he was 46 years old. the 24-hour filibuster or similar didn't change a lot of votes. that means just a few minutes after texas republican ted cruz wrapped up his day long speech to delay the bill, he voted for it. they want it defunded as part of new budget. failure to pass a spending bill will force a federal shut down on monday. now an unprecedented ability
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of defiance by the federal government. the city served official notice to congress that it would not shut down with the federal government. mayor gray instead declared all 33,000 city workers essential. therefore, making them not subject to the shutdown. >> jim, this has never happened before. city officials do risk being charged with a crime. as a budget impasse in congress threatens a federal shutdown next week, the local nation's capital says it won't go alone. mayor gray defying federal law and congress declared the city will leave all the employees on the job. these are dollars paid by the tax payers and district of
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columbia our sales taxes, our income taxes and we should have the authority to be able to spend our dollars. in a brief letter, grey declared all the 33,000 employees essential, exempting them from amanda tori's shutdown. he was getting unanimous backing from other leaders. >> it's not in the best interest of the district of columbia and the citizens to shut us down. not specifically authorized by congress. >> would you risk being arrested or going to jail? >> we'll cross that bridge when we get to it. >> the district as a federal area would normally have close libraries, motor vehicle offices and many other routine city functions in a federal shutdown.
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may plan to officially vote on monday to defy congress. it's unclear what happened next. what happened next is severe. for example, congressman, doesn't she have a proposal to exempt the district. >> she has been trying for several years to get them to exempt the city from the yearly approval by congress of the budget. they are pushing for more independence and state hood at the end of the game. they run the risk of angering a lot of people? nbc news learned the fbi is already at the scene of a shopping mall siege in nairobi, kenya. the first agents arrived not long after the four-day siege began on saturday. the team includes evidence of
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collection experts and bomb technicians, too. this video was taken inside the mall in the first hours after militants storms the building. they help civilians get safely out of the mall. fire investigators are looking into the cause of a deadly fire at a high-rise apartment for seniors in silver springs, maryland. they believe it started in a ninth floor apartment where the victim was found. many of the senior citizens were scrambling to get out of the building in wheelchairs or carrying oxygen tanks. tonight three dozen school children are resting at home after an accident that sent their school bus flying off the road. chopper 4 showed this video from waldorf this morning. a female driver of a cadillac escalade lost control of her suv
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and hit the bus head on. then the bus crashed into a seafood truck sitting on the side of the road. >> a metro train operator is in trouble with his bosses now. the doors opened on the wrong side of the platform on his train. it happened this morning at the silver spring station. a rider posted a picture on twitter showing when the train pulled into the station. no one was hurt and it caused a six-minute delay. we're less than an hour away from the first debate between republican and democratic candidates for the governor of virginia. polling shows the race is running close and a lot of people have still not decided. nbc 4 is broadcasting the debate live at 7:00. northern virginia reporter david culver joins us live from the debate site in mcclan with a preview. >> reporter: yeah n the past hour you sue julie kerry and
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aaron gilchrist. they're inside along with chuck todd making the final preps for the debate. they shot the video a short time ago. about to take place an hour from now. they are trying to get familiar to the setup as what they will be dealing with as they take the stej less than an hour for now. meantime, a lot of the folks are the attendees of the event. they will be filing in in a few minutes from now. and i want to show you the prerts and supporters. they're lining 123, and they have signs for terri mcauliffe and ken cuccinelli. they're on both sides. police are out there as well to make sure everybody is safe. that again is happening at this hour. less than an hour from the
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debate. i want to show you what the candidates are looking like. here is the nbc 4 poll. among likely voters, mcauliffe leading 43% to 38% for cuccinelli and 8% for the libertarian candidate. he will not be at this debate tonight. less than an hour from now, from here, i'm going to head back inside, get a recap of the debate and bring it to you for news 4 at 11:00. >> david culver reporting. thank you, david. >> some programming changes to share with you. because of tonight's debate. followed by the live debate that can start at 7:00. it will be streamed live online at coming up live, reaction from neighbors in prince gorge's county to mgm's plans for a new casino and resort at national
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harbor. veronica, how are we looking out there? >> our weather is perfect. oh wait. it was perfect. now we have clouds rolling into the area. i'll let you know if
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a new supreme court verdict tonight. justice anthony scoh lee alia sy will have to decide if it's legal. the supreme court has not yesterday decided to hear a rerecent case in which the plaintiffs seek to ban the nsa from collecting phone call records. it was prompted by disclosures for nsa leaker edward snowden. we have our first look tonight at one of the new proposals to bring a casino to national harbor. and already the neighbors are upset with the plan. tracee wilkins shows us why. >> what make sense in las vegas does not make sense in your state. we know that. >> and with that in mind, mgm
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unveiled the proposed casino for national harbor. the entertainment and casino giant says it was inspired by d.c.'s monuments. >> we wanted this architecture to have its own meaning. it will fit on a 1,600-foot long pedestal, opening to evoke the feeling of a grand monument. it will span 1 million and 7 square feet. including the hotel tower, expected to have 400 rooms. >> we know we have to have something that fits in the community. >> that's what it's going to look like. >> wow. we showed some folks at national harbor the plans. and got rar varied reactions. >> it's like a space shift. >> it's beautiful. this is like my backyard. so i'm not happy with it. >> it doesn't look like mgm grande type of hotel.
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it's kind of simplistic. mgm officials say they are not ready to show all of their cards. they're specifically holding back information like restaurant names, store names and vendor names because it will help them in their proposal. i'm tracee wilkins, news 4. >> veronica is here with the weather forecast. perfectly lovely out there, isn't it? >> it is. it feels good. a lot of folks are asking for rain. are we going to get rain from this? no, we're not. the people whose lawns are getting dry. the flower beds getting dry. our last good rain around here was saturday. of course, that came after such a dry stretch. high temperature today 78 degrees after starting out in the 50s. by december 21st we're gown to 9
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hours and 25 minutes 68 degrees by 9:00 p.m. we drop 10 degrees by 11:00 p.m. but the cloud cover will keep the temperatures for coming in as much. the dry air and the background air. now for the evening, clouds have been moving in. we're overcast throughout the entire area. but i do not think we're going to get rain. as dry a as the air is, not going to get anything out of this. overcast start to the day tomorrow. quickly we get sunshine in here. look at the neighborhood locations early tomorrow morning.
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starting out at 48 degrees. 58 in town. the high, 77. look at this, nice warmth around the area tomorrow. tyson's corner, 76 for a high temperature. we don't have any issues coming up with any big storm systems. look at this over the next seven days. the weekend is gorgeous with warmth in the area. early part of next week, still no rain to speak of. jim, doreen? >> thanks, veronica. >> thanks, veronica.
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i was honored to serve as governor of virginia. we brought folks together in richmond to focus on creating jobs and getting results. that's the virginia way. and that's why i'm backing terry mcauliffe for governor. terry won't let ideological battles get in the way of making progress. terry will work with democrats, republicans, and independents to create jobs and move virginia forward. it's important for virginia that we elect terry mcauliffe as our governor. i'm terry mcauliffe, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad.
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two more suspects arrested with the murder of a high school student in virginia. they are among seven people charged with the abduction and murder of kenny nny diaz. another suspect has been charged with murdering him. investigators say she stabbed him at a park this past weekend after diaz confronted her about
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a friend who she allegedly robbed. the man who killed a mother and daughtern their largo home will never get out of jail. today jason scott accepted a plea deal. he will serve two life terms for the 2009 murders of delores and ebo eboni dewitt. they believed he would have killed again if he hadn't been caught. caught. coming up
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i was honored to serve as governor of virginia. we brought folks together in richmond to focus on creating jobs and getting results. that's the virginia way. and that's why i'm backing terry mcauliffe for governor. terry won't let ideological battles get in the way of making progress. terry will work with democrats, republicans, and independents to create jobs and move virginia forward. it's important for virginia that we elect terry mcauliffe as our governor. i'm terry mcauliffe, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad.
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rg3 spoke again. and every time rg3 speaks, the globe moves off its axis.
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>> he's a big deal around here. >> people want him to win. and when you're winning, everyone around here loves you. this is how redskins players left fed-ex field on sunday after their loss to the lions. take a listen. >> 0-3! [ crowd shouting ] >> you better believe a ton of redskins fans feel tt way. unlike last year a lot of blame is being pointed in the direction of robert griffin iii. rg3 understands why. >> i think the fact of the matter is it comes with the territory of being a quarterback in the nf will recollect. wen we don't have success, there's going to be criticism. we have to stand tall and look the criticism in the face and
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let it know you're not going anywhere. still prepared that way. it's just a matter of us together as that team putting up w's. and to be honest with you, i don't know what robert is going to be. i try not to worry about it and just be the best i can for robert. to baseball, bris harper and the boys trying to afford them in the afternoon. he drives in one to left center. denard span scores and the nats go up 1-0. on the mound, george zimmerman is looking for the 20th season. it was not to be. molina breaks up the 1-1 tie. it's a 2-1 single. the nats fall 4-1. the nationals will finish up the regular season this sunday. they play a three game series
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over the weekend. let's move on now. it's not often in sports that you can witness a great comeback. but not just any great comeback. in 162 years of the america's cup, this was the most thrilling finish of all time. the 19th and final race from the san francisco bay between new zo zealand and the u.s. they got the oldest international trophy in all of sports. the tem celebrated. that's the equivalent of the boston red sox beating the yankees in 2004 when they were trailing three games to none. how excellent. thanks for sharing that. >> that dude. i don't know who that fan represents. he doesn't represent anybody i know. he looked like a jerk to me. i'm surprised one o
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. on our broadcast tonight, moment of crisis, chilling new video from inside the washington navy yard showing the gunman stalking the hallways, as investigators say they have cracked the code in the message he left behind. up all night, a republican senator's plan to block the new health care law, talking for 21 hours without a break, but the health care is almost here. tonight we'll have an ex pla nation. driven to distraction, the new vehicle on the road specifically designed to catch you while driving distracted. yet what about all the distractions built into the car? and primetime for michael j. fox, back on television. this time his character draws from his real life role these days. "nightly news" begins now.


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