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around here, we're all about fast. that's why xfinity is perfect for me. with millions of wifi hotspots all over the place including one right here at the shop now we can stream all things fast and furious. you've done it again, carlos! with the fastest in-home wifi and millions of hotspots xfinity is perfect for people who love fast. don't miss furious 7 in theaters april 3rd. tonight over a uva student's arrest. we'll hear from him tonight as fellow students demand justice and the new details in the investigation. plus an outpouring of emotion in maryland. for the first time we hear from
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a father who witnessed a van hit and kill his little girl. and a box of grenade brought to a d.c. police station tonight. it took less than 24 hours for this arrest to get national attention after a photo of a bloodied university of virginia student went viral. >> yeah. now the investigation is growing into what happened to martese johnson. news4 is live in charlottesville. what have you been seeing there in town? >> reporter: chris and doreen in the past hour we've seen large groups of students marching up and down this street which is known as the corner here in charlottesville. they are shouting for justice and tonight the uva president is calling on any student who may have witnessed martese johnson's arrest to come forward. we want to warn you, the details of this story, tough to listen
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to. the images though even more difficult to see. >> no justice! >> reporter: dozens crying out for justice on charlottesville corner. the image is tough to look at. that's uva student martese johnson being cuffed by a virginia alcohol control agent. they detained the 20-year-old after the pub would not let him in. they say that martese became violent and belligerent. >> thank god martese was able to stand here today. >> reporter: he joined his classmates at a peaceful protest and wiped tears from his eyes. >> thank you. >> i thought about how this poor man's mother would feel when she saw that photo because i knew how it made me feel. >> reporter: uva president teresa miller also in the crowd demanding an investigation.
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>> i've asked the governor to have an independent investigation and the governor has asked the virginia state police to do that. i'm not going to get in the way of the investigation but students who are eyewitnesss and based on the photos that i've seen i think a lot of students did see this i'd ask the witness who is are eyewitnesss to come forward. >> reporter: and we can tell you tonight, johnson has retained an attorney. his attorney tells us that the third year is well respected here at uva and is even a member of the honor committee. the attorney vows to vigorously defend this matter. doreen, back to you. >> david culver reporting from charlottesville. governor mcauliffe's office released a statement saying, "concerned by the reports of this incident and has asked the sect ter of public safety to conduct an investigation into the use of force in this matter." new at 11:00, we're working to what led up to a crash that
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has an elderly woman fighting for her life tonight. chopper 4 flew over frederick road right over clarksville high school after a vehicle hit the woman. no word on any charges against the driver who stayed on the scene. fire and rescue officials say the woman's injuries are life threatening. also new tonight, someone brought a boxful of grenades to a police station in d.c. the concerned resident found them and took them to the 1st district substation. they determined it was safe. tonight, the family of this little girl has returned to the scene where she was hit and killed. shomari stone is live. ♪ this little light of mine ♪ ♪ i'm going to let it shine ♪
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>> why, why, why! >> reporter: the pain of a mother's wailing cry over the death of her only child. >> my baby! >> no words for it. just way too young. but god has a plan, so -- >> we need you, god. we need you, god. >> reporter: 2-year-old dynasty, she liked to smile and dance. >> my daughter was my everything. she was my everything! >> reporter: her father mark was getting an oil change saturday afternoon when dynasty and her grandma crossed route 197 at old chapel road in buoy maryland. >> they were crossing the street and the truck proceeded to turn. >> reporter: police say a van made a left on to route 197 hitting dynasty and her grandma. >> she has a broken collarbone five punctured ribs and lung.
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>> reporter: tonight, she returned to the scene. >> it's just hard for me to imagine what they are going through. >> reporter: the driver stopped. he has not been charged. while police investigate the accident this family prays. >> dynasty was a flower god. she was a delicate god. >> reporter: during this heartbreaking time. >> i want to thank everybody, everybody for everything. >> reporter: shomari stone, news4. >> a gofund me site has been launched to help her family pay for her funeral. you can help by searching bowie fundraiser at developing tonight, there is a new twist in the most recent secret service scandal. nbc news has learned several surveillance tapes may have been erased from the night two senior agents hit a barricade outside the white house. congressman jason chavetz says
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when he asked for more footage, director clancy said that it may be gone because the tapes get erased every 72 hours. don't let it fool you, snow is on the way, for real. chief meteorologist doug kammerer is here. >> people are asking is this an early april fools joke? no. 73 degrees, that was the temperature. today we only got to 53 degrees so 20-degree difference and now we're talking about snow coming in just about 18 hours from now or actually a little more than that. 24 hours, really. this is 9:00 a.m. on friday and notice snow everywhere across the area. this will affect your friday morning rush. i've got the latest on the maps who is going to get what and when it ends and how serious
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this could be in a few minutes. tonight we're learning new details about a deadly shooting spree in mesa arizona. the suspect's name is ryan giroux who served three stints of prison since 1994. he's been charged of burglary theft and aggravated assault and a pot violation. one person is dead and five others were hurt. an arrest tonight in the stabbing of three morgan state university football players. 19-year-old carlos mars has been charged in the case. the stabbing happened on tuesday after a fight broke out between two groups of students. in charging documents, it's stated that mars repeatedly stabbed the student in the chest but he was trying to keep people away from his friend. an injured d.c. police officer needed an ambulance and despite repeated requests it never came.
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the officer was hurt while making an arrest yesterday near fourth and rhode island northeast. a fire truck came in minutes but according to dispatch records, there was no medic on the fire truck. fellow officers on the scene reported the officer had a traumatic leg injury and requested a d.c. fire and ambulance five times. after waiting, they drove the officer to the hospital in a police car. a d.c. spokesman says they are trying to figure out what happened. in the course of duty police officers in maryland have killed more than 100 people over the past five years. a majority of them were black. 69%. the american civil liberties union put out a report based on research from 2010 to 2014. police were criminally charged in 2% of those cases. the aclu says there's no formal system to track deaths involved in the state but maryland's general assembly is considering bills that address police accountability.
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also new tonight, a search in montgomery county for this man. police say he's been fraudulently using somebody's credit card but he didn't steal the card. rather he cloned it likely by using an atm skimmer at some point. cameras caught the man using the cloned card at a store in bethesda. if you have any information, call the police. we've learned new details in the death of a local high school student from testimony that brought his mother to tears today. it came during a preliminary hearing. he's accused of shooting a high school student, brendan wilson back in november along the path known as "the cut." a detective says smalls admitted they lured him into the cut after they had a dispute with him. smalls reported that he kept firing in while son's body even after the first shot left him motionless on the ground. >> undescribable. i don't know how many times he was shot.
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he kicked him like a dead animal. treated him like a dead animal. >> an indictment for smalls is expected early next month. dozens of people were killed in an attack in tunisia and some of them were cruise ship passengers. this happened outside of the national museum. an italian cruise ship is docked there and 14 passengers have not returned to their ship. the prime minister says most of those killed were foreign tourists. a u.s. navy s.e.a.l. was killed today when his parachute malfunctioned during a training exercise in southern california. military officials say the victim jumped with a group of other s.e.a.l.s in a remote training area. the s.e.a.l. team draped him with an american flag as he was being taken from the scene. there is an investigation underway about why the parachute malfunctioned. how gps led police to a murder victim's body in
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maryland. >> the royals wrap up their first full day in d.c. but there's still another big day ahead. the important meeting that happens tomorrow. and as we head to the break, here's a traffic alert. >> we do have some overnight road work between
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new tonight, a murder mystery that began on new year's eve in new jersey ends in our area. police say they found a body of a mother from the city of mt. laurel along a rural road in
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carroll county yesterday. she was 26 years old and had a 2-month-old baby with her husband kyle crosby. he's charged in the murder. and a 7-year-old daughter from a previous relationship. investigators say the gps device in crosby's car is what led them to the body. american university is taking on yik-yak. racial postings are threatening to divide the campus. tonight jackie benson is getting reaction from the students. >> reporter: what did it say in that's what you had students say after receiving this e-mail. it says, "the au community is deeply offended by racist posts on yik yak." few students are exactly aware of what the offensive posts said.
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>> it was a very broad e-mail about yik yak so i don't really know. >> i know a lot of people get personally attacked on sites but when they are not, it's not as big of a deal. >> reporter: some believe the university e-mails concern posts made last month, commenting on nationwide unrest following the police shooting of unarmed shooting michael brown in ferguson missouri. >> it was -- this was during -- yeah it was last semester. >> the app today had a feature where if enough people find it offensive or don't agree with it it will delete but at the same time they are putting something on social media. >> reporter: the first takes place tomorrow. in northwest washington jackie benson news4. a maryland man has pled guilty for an online romance scam. krist koranteng convinced his
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victims to send him money, including men, women and even elderly people. the 33-year-old will be ordered to pay up that $1 million in restitution. >> the prince of wales seem to be enjoying their third official visit to the u.s. together. they ended their full day at an evening reception. earlier, the royal couple visited mt. vernon and stopped at the lincoln memorial and toured the martin luther king jr. memorial. tomorrow it's off to the white house for a meeting with president obama and vice president biden. >> now we can confirm that even though they arrived in warmer weather, they brought their warmer coats. >> they are used to it. they are from the uk. >> exactly right. it's cold there right now and cold here. actually i don't know what it is there. i haven't looked. they are going to see a little snow here on friday for sure.
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the critical time is 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. guess what time that is. it's chilly but not bad. 47 degrees. windchill, 45. we're not dealing with much of a windchill this evening. 47 in d.c. notice a lot cooler towards the west. manassas hit 32 degrees. temperatures at or below freezing in some areas well above freezing in winchester still above 40 degrees. nothing on the radar right now. you can see we have clouds trying to stream in. these clouds are all coming from the west and they are coming from our next storm system. we will see a lot of cloudiness tomorrow. our next storm makes its way very slowly and will be here right on our doorstep by this time tomorrow night. let's take a look at the future weather. 8:00 a.m. some clouds and sunshine early in the day. the clouds really roll in and will stay on the cool side. temperatures very similar to
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where they are today. a couple of degrees cooler due to the fact that we will see more cloud cover. 11:00 on thursday the rain is trying to move in from the south. we're still dry. all day tomorrow we'll be dry. we stay dry through 4:00 a.m. on friday and then well here it comes. 6:00 a.m. notice the snow. most of the entire area of northern virginia covered in snow. up towards most of maryland. a little bit of rain eastward. again, by 9:00 everybody is in that snow and really it's going to be the heaviest i think, between around 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. in the d.c. metro area. once again, it coincides with the morning rush. this is something that we're going to have to watch very closely. watch that rain/snow line move to the north. we'll see that transition in the d.c. metro area around noon and with that any snow that fell, should quickly melt. now, how much? this is still the first call here. we're going to make a revision on this early tomorrow morning.
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right now, 1:00 to 2:00 d.c. annapolis, fredericksburg this is on the grassy surfaces. i don't think the roads should be all that bad. rockville, maybe 2 to 3 and then 3 plus here. the plus may be up to 4. that's really about it. winchester and up towards the frederick area, an event to the north, moderate impact in leesburg over towards the gaithersburg area this is the area to watch for early friday morning for any of those delays. again, d.c. metro area the roads are okay. 39 for friday. 60 on saturday. nice right? we go right back down into the 40s. temperatures are 10 degrees below average as you move through sunday monday and tuesday. starting off with the first week of spring on the chilly side. but, hey, it's been chilly for, i don't know, years now. >> that's what it feels like. >> great time to be in the car wash business isn't it? >> yeah, no kidding.
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coming up next hear what georgetown had to say after the opposing coach guarantees they will beat the warriors in the ncaa tournament. hey, guys, will ferrell is my guest tonight. plus
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so georgetown got a number one seed but they had to go like 3,000 miles -- >> i feel so bad for denver. i hope they get some rest. i read somewhere not many people know about this but eastern
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washington is often called the florida gulf coast of the northwest. which is -- i'm totally kidding. i lived there. it's horrible. no it's lovely but not beachy. they have a big challenge ahead of them. eagles head coach believes that they are the better team. take a listen to what he had to say and how georgetown responded to it tonight. >> it's great. we're not just happy to be here. if you're in a pool and you can put the eagles in. we play fast. we're going to win. >> any reaction to eastern's coach guaranteeing a win in the game? >> yeah i heard about that. we're going to show up and play tomorrow. we'll see you on the court. >> might you make your players aware of that comment, too? >> they actually made me aware of it. they heard it before i did. >> yep. >> wow. exactly. he knows what is going on there.
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he plays tomorrow night. and it's been five years yet their first opponent hasn't won a game in the big dance since 1998. however, the crusaders won a school record 28 games this season. that's all that really matters. they are not going to pay attention to that. boarding the bus today with his little children. maryland's first trip and ready to face valparaiso on friday. blowing the horn. the team is not just happy with what they have done but they are confident and happy to keep this going. >> it's how we did it too. it's not like we limped into the tournament. we won eight of our last nine games and won 27 games and got a four seed. so we've had a tremendous year to this point and we want to obviously continue and win a few
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more. >> we're all confident. we feel we can beat anybody in the country right now. i think you have to have that confidence going into the tournament. >> all right. our carol maloney is going to be there following the terps throughout the tournament. they head to practice tomorrow at nationwide arena. the game is on friday. and the wizards, 4-3 ties the game up at 17. a little later, trevor booker but misses the shot. a rebound and off and running. for the alley-oop on the 7-0 run. one last thing tonight, redskins
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quarterback, robert griffin iii back in texas for pro day. griffin took in the workouts of the football team including quarterback rice petty who could be a second-round draft pick. there's robert. he got a good workout in on his own before the bears took the field. >> do we have a statute of him at baylor? >> they do. he's the big man on campus now. >> h [ male announcer ] at northrop
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>> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- will ferrell chelsea peretti,


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