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ction. stay with us. "news4 today" continues at 5:00 a.m. >> "news4 today" begins with breaking news. >> there is an all-out manhunt right now for this man. take a good look at him. this is the man that police say tied up and killed the northwest d.c. family and housekeeper. we'll bring you up to date on the evidence that connects him to the crimes. good morning. we have complete coverage of the manhunt underway. but first a check on the weather and the traffic. start with tom kierein. >> yeah, we have some rain beginning to move in, aaron, on the storm team 4 radar. beginning to get a few sprinkles in maryland. amelia segal is right in arlington, with we'll hear from her in the next weather and traffic on the 1s at 5:11. the area in green showing that as well east of washington, north and west of us. so this area of rain beginning to move in and pavement is going to start to get damp here over the next hour or so. there is quite a chill in the air. only in the low to mid 50s.
shenandoah valley and the mountains. mid to upper 50s to near 60 in the immediate metro area. right near 60 near the chesapeake bay waters. rainy and cool morning. damp. wet afternoon. and then a warmer pattern begins to move in just in time for the memorial day weekend. next weather and traffic on the 1s, amelia has your drive time forecast. now a look at the commute. melissa, everything going okay so far? >> everything going okay so far. we have a little bit of volume building here on 95. this is because of some road work. we got a report that it's 95 northbound here at dumfries road, one lane getting by. but the map looks like it's southbound, so we're having the first 4 traffic tracker head out and see what exactly is happening. beltway at the branch avenue, not having any issues there. top of the beltway, looking nice and clear this morning. 29 95 b.w. parkway, into and out of up to everything rolling along just fine.
270 at clarksburg road, no problems there. overall, looking pretty good. the slowest spot on 95 even slower of course as the day rolls on and folks head out of town. back in ten minutes. breaking news. d.c. detectives spent the night raiding the last known address of daron wint. he's suspected in the quadruple murder of a family and their housekeeper in d.c. >> wint's house is less than three miles from where the police found the savopoulos car torched. megan mcgrath has more. megan, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. of course a major break in this case. police have identified a suspect in this quadruple murder. they have also released three photos. take a look. police are looking for 34-year-old daron wint. he's charged with first degree murder while armed. overnight, investigators searched wint's last known address in maryland. they could be seen questioning neighbors. we are also learning about a
pizza delivery that was made to the home on may the 13th. that's the day when the savopoulos family and their housekeeper were taken captive inside the home. law enforcement officials say that dna on a pizza crust matched that of daron wint. he has a criminal record that includes charges of assault, carrying a concealed weapon and theft. nothing as serious though as murder which he's now facing. now, police believe he's no longer in the immediate area and they are asking the public's help in tracking him down. back to you all in the studio. >> megan mcgrath live in northwest d.c. here thank you for that. blood evidence from inside that home is helping investigators paint a picture of what happened there. last night, detectives used the chemical luminol to search for clues. it creates a distinctive blue glow in the presence of blood. it can help establish when and how savopouloses their 10-year-old son philip and their housekeeper veralicia figurera
were killed. so angie we know that two of the deliveries to the home are playing a role in this investigation. >> and megan touched on it a little bit. the first is that pizza delivery. that megan did mention. the second a cash drop. a source close to the family telling news4 savvas savopoulos asked that person to bring $40,000 to the home. we also learned from sources that the three adults killed in the house were found in a second floor bedroom. the adults showed signs of being beaten and stabbed. 10-year-old philip savopoulos was found in his own bedroom. his remains were so badly burned investigators have not officially identified him. and again, that new piece of information, police are naming one suspect and releasing these pictures you see on your screen. they want to find 34-year-old daron dylon wint. get a closer look at the
pictures on the nbc washington app. you can share that as well and turn on the breaking news alerts for updates throughout the morning. today you can follow northern bureau chief julie carey to find out everything that happens at a hearing with severance. he is charged with killing three people over a course of a decade. his lawyers asked the judge to split up the murder cases because of the significant time difference between them. that hearing begins at 10:00 this morning. that man who flew his gyrocopter at the capitol is due in court. douglas hughes is charged with operating a vehicle falsely labeled a as postal carrier. we expect him to address the supporters after the arraignment today. he said it was an act of civil disobedience. he said he was protesting the influence of money in politics. you're looking at a live picture right here of the u.s. capitol. just hours ago, kentucky senator rand paul stepped off of the
senate floor after more than ten hours of speaking against a controversial section of the patriot act. well he is talking about the part of the law the white house uses to justify collecting massive amounts of your phone data. it's set to expire on june 1st. that's if congress does not renew it. paul says the government should not gather data on innocent americans in the fight against terror. >> i don't think we have to be that fearful of terrorism that we have to give up who we are in the process. >> ten senators from both parties joined paul during his speech. this wasn't technically a filibuster, but it brought attention to an issue that millions of people find controversial. it's also a high profile move for paul who is running for president. now the senate is set for some tricky maneuvering as it tries to resolve this issue before it heads to break. new this morning, we now know the name of a second marine
killed in last week's osprey crash in hawaii. we are getting some video of him into our newsroom now. we'll share that with you. we're also learning more about this massive oil spill out in california. what's expected to happen there today and the state of emergency underway. taking a live look outside right now. if you're complaining about the heat the other day, you might be sorry now. meteorologist
right now a coastline in california coated with oil. there's a state of emergency in santa barbara county. crude oil pouring out of an underground pipeline there that burst. you can look at the huge black mass stretching across miles in the water here. so far, more than 100,000 gallons of oil have spilled from the pipe line. more clean-up crews will join hundreds of first responders working to fix that problem right now. red nose day is finally here. the charity fund-raising event is making its u.s. debut tonight on nbc. more than 100 of the biggest stars like will ferrell, julia roberts and more will come together to have fun. tell a few jokes. also raise a lot of money. the benefit event will help 12 charity organizations lift children out of poverty around the world. it started in england and you can watch it tonight at 8:00
right here on nbc4. >> so you're going to see a lot of folks on nbc today like this. with the red nose. >> he's here all morning, guys. >> how much is this going to cost me? >> it's not going to cost you anything. but an opportunity to help out a lot of kids who need some help. i tweeted out some information if you're looking to see how you can help out. sometimes it's about raising awareness if you don't have money to give. >> it definitely gets your attention for sure. it matches the tie. looks good. >> thank you. 5:11 your time right now. fallen military heroes will be honored at arlington cemetery today. >> storm team 4 meteorologist amelia segal has a look at the day ahead. good morning, amelia. >> good morning. today is flag in day at arlington national cemetery. more than a thousand old guard soldiers will place a small american flag in front of more than 228,000 grave markers for the memorial day weekend. and they'll likely be doing so
dealing with some showers. you can see on the storm team 4 radar light rain mainly north and south of the beltway. we did encounter a few sprinkles heading over here from northwest washington. and you can see some heavier rain back in western maryland. of course you can track the rain all day on the app. dealing with some wet roads and a temperature around 60. it's a chilly day. temperatures around 56 degrees. showers likely pulling out at that time. melissa, tracking any troubles this morning? >> no real problems right now. right now the first 4 traffic tracker on 95 southbound here in virginia. going to head down to this area through dumfries and see what's going on here. again, southbound here through dumfries we have a little bit of a slowdown northbound. one lane is getting by but the northbound looks okay. that could be flip-flopped once we get there. overall, prince george's county rolling along quite nicely. no major problems there. top of the beltway, colesville
road no issues. looking at 270 headed in from frederick, nice and smooth. same thing outbound and remember to our friends on wtop when you hop in your car this morning. >> thank you, melissa. place your bets. why a decision on the purple line project could come down in vegas today. and we continue to follow breaking news out of northwest d.c. where an arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect in last week's
breaking news now at 5:16. d.c. police need your help finding a man suspected in the quadruple murder of a murder of three and their housekeeper in the district. 34-year-old daron wint faces first degree murder charges. overnight, detectives searched his last known address. investigators say he killed the savopouloses and their son and housekeeper last thursday before he burned down their home on
woodland drive northwest. we're working to learn the names and the conditions of two people shot in waldorf. chopper 4 over the scene here at a mcdonald's where the shooting happened last night. charles county deputies say someone shot a man and a woman there. this is near the st. charlestown center mall. deputies say they have a suspect in custody right now. in fairfax county, a teenager is in custody for shooting another teenager. and officers now say the teens started to fite at the victim -- to fight at the victim's house and shot him. the 17-year-old victim is expected to survive. new this morning, we now know the name of the second marine killed after the crash afternoon a training exercise in hawaii. matthew determan died yesterday. sunday's accident involved an osprey which can fly like a helicopter or fixed wing plane. a 24-year-old marine from washington state also died.
two other marines are still in the hospital right now. prince george's ethics commission is working to find out if the domestic violence shelter is misusing funds. women say they were shocked with the lack of resources there. the complaints include poor food services and little to no transportation for doctors appointments and court appearances. >> they gave me a small ziploc bag with some toothpaste and some soap and that was it. i made my own arrangements to get my things from my abuser. >> the women say there are holes in the walls, the stove doesn't work. there's a problem with an ant infestation as well. a report has been sent to a number of county officials. maryland's governor -- >> maryland's governor expected to make a final decision on 2 -- on the purple line project in the next 24 hours. prince george's and montgomery county officials will meet with
larry hogan in las vegas today. they're getting ready for a transit battle. they're in las vegas at a convention hoping to recruit new business to the counties. well one of the biggest selling points is the purple line. the proposed new light rail line will connect the two counties. alexandria is a step closer to getting a new metro station. the city council voted in favor of the alternative "b" plan at potomac yard. it clears the next step for the design process. the mayor says the $268 million project would create 26,000 jobs and office and retail space. the station is expected to open in 2018 or early 2019. 5:19 your time now. news4 is working for your child's mental health. a new study finds the majority of youth with serious mental health issues are not getting the treatment they need. data shows fewer young people are struggling with mental health problems than two decades ago, but that means more than
half of children and teens with serious mental illnesses are lacking psychiatric care. on the other hand researchers are concerned many youth with mild impairment are receiving unnecessary medication. and new research reveals that women who are pregnant with boys are more likely to develop gestational diabetes. canadian scientists say it's because male fetuses create better metabolic changes in their mothers than females do. the group adds women who have gestational diabetes while carrying a girl are at higher risk of being diagnosed with type ii diabetes after pregnancy. you won't be able to see david letterman host the "late show" tonight. in his last episode he had a series of comedians and one football player deliver his final top ten list. what they always wanted to say to dave. >> i'm just glad your show is being given to another white guy. >> you are the comedy what i am to comedy. >> thanks for letting me take part in another hugely
disappointing series finale. >> oh. seinfeld right there. you can see jerry seinfeld right there when julia louis-dreyfus said that. letterman announced his plans for retirement. >> okay you want to know what i'm going to do now that i'm retired? by god, i hope to become the new face of scientology. yeah i'll be honest with you. it's beginning to look like i'm not going to get "the tonight show." >> the show featured tributes to letterman over the years. we put an article with the highlights and photos of letterman throughout the years on nbc washington.com. he sort of said he will never return to that -- sort of the way that carson did it. kind of stepped away from all media. >> well 33 years he's been doing it for a long time. a lot of people said he was so ground breaking. he was the nirvana, the ramones,
the rolling stones of comedy. they let him go an extra 20 minutes after the show too. cbs said take it. >> good for him. all right, 5:22 our time. a live look outside now where things have cooled off big time. tom? >> yeah it has. we have had some light rain moving into the metro area in the last hour. coming in from the west and the north, so have your umbrella handy. i have my compact umbrella. easily will fit in a brief case and you have it handy because we'll likely have these showers moving in from the west. moving green area, but we are getting rain if you're leaving early for the memorial area. headed south on 95 you're running into the rain. you're headed off to the mountains you'll run into the rain. out 66, 81, getting that light rain now. right in the immediate metro area not quite reaching the ground. a few scattered sprinkles. most of that rain into the metro area is between 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. all this area of moving green is
light rain. a few pockets in yellow may be a harder rain by noontime. most of the area getting rain for the rest of the afternoon. maybe some moderate showers on the eastern shore between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. by 4:00 much of it ending. western and northern suburbs. 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. it will end. still light rain in southern maryland eastern shore around the bay and then by late tonight it's going to be ending. we'll have our sky begin to clear out after midnight tonight. we'll get some sunshine tomorrow with warmer temperatures. right now, feeling more like march than may. we're in the 50s, and it's not warming much. holding steady in the 50s the rest of the day with the showers most of which will be later in the morning and through the afternoon and ending by 5:00 p.m. in the metro area. by dawn tomorrow chilly. down to the upper 40s. afternoon highs, mid to upper
70s. sunshine back. beautiful for the rest of the memorial day weekend. high 70. memorial day into the 80s. not very humid. getting hotter though back to work and school tuesday, wednesday, next week up around 90 degrees and getting a little more humid. next weather and traffic on the 1s a look at the hour by hour temperatures through the day. now melissa is looking at some rain now beginning to fall along 95. >> some rain 95 in virginia. first 4 traffic tracker was really seeing it southbound in prince william parker. now they're headed northbound. still using a little bit of a windshield wiper here and there. let's look at this right now. live as we drive there. 95 northbound through the dale city area, looking pretty good. no major problems. the southbound is crazy this afternoon as people try to get out of town. 95 south right now, dumfries road, we have that right lane blocked. the southbound lanes they have cleared the northbound traffic so you can see a little bit of a slowdown there as you're passing dumfries road. wide look overall, no major problems. 95 29 here b.w. parkway into
and out of town north and south, moving along nicely here. 270 at old hundred road looking pretty good there as you're headed southbound. back in ten minutes. see you at 5:31. 5:25 now. aaron hernandez will be in court. a jury convicted him of murder last month for killing odin lloyd. today he'll be arraigned for a different murder case. he is charged with shooting a murder witness in the face. u.s. and cuban negotiators could be on the verge of history as they resume talks today. this morning diplomats are in washington to discuss reopening embassies. preparations are already being made in washington and havana for the day when diplomatic relations are completely restored. we are learning more about the books and documents that osama bin laden kept in his hideout in pakistan. it includes personal letters including one bin laden wrote to his wives, outlining his wishes in the event of his death. there he's an al qaeda job
application that asks the applicant if he wants to execute a suicide operation and also asks who should be contacted if the applicant becomes a martyr. bin laden also kept a copy of the book "obama's wars" by bob woodward. it was seized by u.s. special forces during the raid that killed the terror leader. today, we could learn whether police will hand down more charges against a little league umpire from fairfax county. federal officers say that don essex distributed child pornography. according to court documents he told an undercover cop he was sexually active with three of his grandchildren. he's not facing any charges for that claim right now. the president of the ft. hunt little league told us he read the charges. >> just staggering in the deviant behavior. i have never seen anything like that. >> the little league president said essex just passed a mandatory background check back
in march. schools are reporting fewer violent incidents. according to a new report issued by the national center for education statistics. the study reported by "the washington post" says 65% of public schools reported at least one violent incident in 2013 and 2014. now, that's down from 74% between 2009 and 2010. you may want to avoid driving near the university of maryland today. i is graduation -- it is graduation day there. and the processional starts at the xfinity center at 9:20 this morning. the actual ceremony starts at 10:00 a.m. and should wrap up around noon. our breaking news coverage of the manhunt for an accused news4 megan mcgrath at the home where the family and the housekeeper were killed. gathering details. we are learning about new developments in the deadly amtrak train derailment. what congress is planning to do in the wake of the tragedy. a live look outside or at
breaking news at 5:30. have you seen this man? d.c. -- they say that daron wint killed a family including the 10-year-old son and housekeeper inside the woodley park home. this morning we're learning how a pizza delivery helped detectives link him to the murders. 5:31. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm angie goff in for eun yang. we are going to check in with megan mcgrath for the latest on the search in just a minute, but we want to first start off with the weather. >> tom kierein is looking a at cooldown and maybe some rain? >> some rain moving into the metro area coming in from the west. as you're about to try up 95 north and south you're driving into some rain as well as into the mountains along interstate 270, up in northern montgomery into frederick county you're running into the rain. along interstate 70 western maryland it's wet now. along 81 as well it is wet down
to the central shenandoah valley and down 95 south from prince william and stafford and spotsylvania so the pavement is getting wetter. we're hovering in the mid and upper 50s. we'll stay in the mid and upper 50s by 10:00 and then by noontime most of the area in mid and upper 50s. then by 4:00, dropping back down into the low to mid 50s by late afternoon. next weather and traffic on the 1s coming up your bus stop forecast. and a look at what to wear today. do we have any problems on the roads? >> we are seeing some of the rain on the roadways. take a look here first 4 traffic tracker southbound here in dale city. we have rain in spots. taking a look here at the map, you can see only slowdowns through dale city. talking ago 19 miles per hour, as we zoom in a warning here, 95 south at dumfries road still
have that right lane blocked and a slowdown because of overnight road work. take a look at prince george's county no problems there. live pictures coming up in a couple of minutes. 5:33 right now. suspect wanted. there's an all out manhunt for daron wint. police say he killed a d.c. family and housekeeper. the police spent the night raiding his last known address. >> wint's house is less than three miles from where they found savopoulos's car torched. megan mcgrath has a new dna link. >> reporter: well good morning. dna evidence and a pizza delivery apparently playing a major role in these latest developments and this is a big break in the case. police have identified a suspect they believe is responsible for this quadruple murder. they also have released a series
of photos. take a look. police are looking for 34-year-old daron wint. he's been charged with first degree murder while armed. overnight, investigators searched wint's last known address. so you can see the video here that address in lannan maryland. investigators questioned neighbors as well as going through things in the house. now, we are also learning about a pizza delivery made to the home here in northwest on may the 13th. now, that's the day that the savopoulos family and their housekeeper were believed to have been taken captive inside the home. the dna found on a pizza crust matched that of daron wint. leading him to be named as the suspect in this crime. now, wint has a criminal record that includes charges of assault, carrying a concealed weapon and theft. now, police believe that wint is no longer in the area. but they are looking for help from the public in locating him
and of course the search still on. anyone with information you're asked to contact police. back to you all in the studio. >> megan, thank you. the man accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in prince george's county waking up in jail this morning. police found isiah bogan in a car near his forestville home yesterday morning. he is accused of attacking the victim last week at the same apartment complex where he lived there in forestville. the name of the woman who accused jesse matthew of rape is no longer available to the public. yesterday morning, fairfax county circuit court published her name on the website. it was published in the section on the site dedicated to high profile cases and six hours later it was gone. matthew is accused of brutally beating and raping that woman. she was 26 years old at the time. any way you slice it handful of republican presidential hopefuls will be left out of the first presidential debate. and that is because fox news has decided to allow only ten
participants. here's how it will work. candidates must place in the top ten of an average of fox approved polls. around the time of the debate. around 18 people are either already running or seriously considering it. the debate is august 6th in cleveland. and for first time the former virginia delegate is publicly admitting he fathered a son with a young former staffer. morrissey told the jack gravely show quote, that chase is my boy. that's according to our news partner, wtop. he stepped down last year after the affair with the staffer came to light. she was a minor at the time. morrissey went on to win the seat back and lose it again when he moved from his district. japan's car lobby talking about the huge takata air bag recall. today, the automobile manufacturers association says he wants a report on the situation by tend of the year. and the government says the
issue is responsible for five deaths in the united states. you can now see the first set of olympic rings for the summer games in rio. the huge model was unveiled yesterday just north of the brazilian city. the four time structure stands at 82 feet high and 40 feet wide. it was donated by the u.k. the games officially kick off on august 5th next year. today you can register for the 2016 rock 'n' roll marathon right here in the district. the marathon series makes running a little more fun by adding that live music all along the route. you can register for a marathon or half marathon or even a 5 k. the race takes place on march 12th next year. check out storm team 4 radar here where rain is coming in to the metro area right now. will it impact your drive in to work? amelia segal will let us know at 5:41. speaking of your drive, a major change goes into effect on a road in arlington today.
the impact it could have on you. also a dramatic rescue plays out on camera. how police officers managed to save t narrator: puerto rico's healthcare system is on life support, putting three and a half million puerto ricans at risk. it's an outrage. puerto ricans are us citizens and pay the same medicare taxes, but receive only half the federal healthcare funding as the other 50 states. the headlines tell the story... woman: "unfair treatment from washington." man: "thousands without medications."
hearing about the deadly amtrak derailment in philadelphia. the house transportation and infrastructure committee will discuss that derailment early next month. eight people died when the train sped into the curve and then off the tracks last week. as of this morning, two people are in the hospital in critical condition. a lucky dog is recovering after being swept away in a rushing river following a landslide. take a look at the dramatic rescue. this happened on monday. this was in columbia. police officers are ready to keep up with the fas moving river, able to pull the dog to safety. the dog did suffer minor injuries after hitting some rocks, but is expected to be okay. they performed cpr on the dog. wow. just keep in mind though 50 people lost their lives in that landslide. >> boy. >> they're still searching the area. 25 miles long. >> huge area, wow. well, 5:41 our time right now. and fallen military heros will be honored today at arlington
national cemetery. >> storm team 4 meteorologist amelia segal is there with a look at the day ahead. good morning. >> good morning, angie and aaron and to you. today is flag in day. this is an annual tradition here at arlington national cemetery since 1948. old guard soldiers will place more than 228,000 small american flags at head markers here. unfortunately, they'll likely be dealing with some showers. now it's a chilly day as well at the bus stop this morning. looking at radar right now. we're tracking some areas of rain across the area. so you'll want to have the umbrella rain boots, rain jacket for the kids at the bus stop. it will be chilly with temperatures in the upper 50s or around 60. again, keep the umbrella handy throughout the day today. rain moves out during the afternoon and evening hours. now, tom's back in ten minutes with a look ahead to memorial day weekend. but for now we sent it over to melissa. melissa, we are seeing rain right now, is that causing some issues on the road?
>> 95 south like you said a little bit of a slowdown here. b.w. parkway southbound at 32 a crash blocking the left side of the roadway there. right now first 4 traffic tracker on 95 south a little bit of a sheen on that roadway. as far as travel times in maryland you're looking good. 95 north, slowest spot quantico to the beltway. only eight minutes behind. remember to listen to our friends on wtop when you hop in your car. >> thank you. we're following a bizarre story out of vermont. a man is accused of holding a woman hostage for years. the twist -- who the woman is. this story has a lot of you talking this morning. three-point turns, parallel park
you see his photo right here. overnight, d.c. detectives searched wint's last known address in maryland. dna was found on the crust of a pizza delivered to the home. police believe wint has left the d.c. area. police in alexandria need your help in finding a man who lifted a 6-year-old student over a fence at lyles crouch elementary school. police were called after a teacher spotted a man lifting the young boy over a fence playground area to get a ball. after being challenged by a teacher, the man walked the boy back to the school playground. now, if you have any information, police want to hear from you. parents in loudoun county are now voicing their concerns about artificial turf. they started a petition on change.org to ban tire rubber from the county fields. the parents say that rubber has materials that can cause cancer. you can see the six high schools
that use the artificial turf in this area. there are dozens in the county as well. according to the loudoun times, parents in fairfax county are raising similar concerns there. montgomery county recently banned artificial turf. tense moments at an airport terminal. the cell phone video is in to ning. take a look. a 21-year-old man breached security at l.a.x. in los angeles. tsa ordered him to stop, but he wasn't cooperative. police told him to stop also. he still resisted. the man-made it to one of the gates you see here and got physical then with an officer. that is when police tased him. christian heinz was charged with assaulting a police officer and trespassing. unclear why he did it. he was a ticketed passenger. back to you. looking live at the u.s. capitol this morning, that's
where survivors of rape will speak out at a senate hearing on the nation's backlog of untested rape kits. according to government data there are up to 400,000 untested kits in this country. those kits contain evidence that can help identify suspects and link crimes. in 2014, virginia passed a law requiring police to account for untested kits. right now, no federal agencies require them to track the kits. a man is accused of holding his wife captive for years in vermont. police say the woman was locked in a bedroom in this house with boarded up windows and she was forced to use a bucket as a toilet. in december, with the help of family, she planned an escape. police were called to the home after reports of items being thrown from the second story window. >> you know collected evidence that was relevant to this -- to statements that were made by the victim. >> her husband pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping. he heads back to court next
week. a baltimore based insurance company tightening security after hackers gained access to a database with more than a million names in it. care first blue cross blue shield did not get any social security numbers or medical claim information. they are offering free credit monitoring to those affected. they insure 3.3 million people. health care data breaches are a growing problem in part because providers have less experience fighting hackers than retailers or banks do. d.c. getting two new ride sharing companies. san francisco based get around and d.c. start-up split are both launching this week. this is get around's first east coast location. the company offers daily rentals of local, privately owned rentals and split is an app based ride sharing company, similar to uber. it lets you catch rides with other passengers headed in the same direction.
all those options. >> who's going to buy a car anymore? you have all the options, right? >> a good point, yeah. talking about the weather. a lot of us are getting used to the warmth and then all of a sudden, rewind with the forecast. >> it's feeling more like march than may. light rain is beginning to move in. if you're beginning to hit the road i know a lot are hitting the roads early for the memorial day weekend, right now, we are getting some rain. that moving green across much of western and central pennsylvania and now moving into maryland and virginia. the closeup view of the local radar, an area is of light rain surrounding the metro area. maybe a few scattered sprinkles in washington. very light rain northeast, south of us. moderate rain this area in yellow. that's moving into southern charles county and st. mary's county. as the morning progresses the sky that's now beginning to brighten a bit as we approach dawn will stay cloudy through
the morning and that light rain maybe around 9:00 10:00. then steadier showers the rest of the afternoon. temperatures slowly dropping into the mid 50s by late afternoon. yesterday, i travelled to adelphi school. i had a terrific time talking to all of the the adelphi elementary school. i want to thank the school counselor who's in the back there on the right. that is hanadi hill for an ination invitation to talk to the students yesterday morning. and overnight tonight, after we get this rain ending late afternoon, temperatures will plummet down to the 40s tomorrow morning. talk about feeling like march. then we'll be back into the upper 70s tomorrow afternoon. with lot of sunshine and a bit of a blustery wind out of the north and west. and then mild in the 40s. and bright sunshine partly cloudy milder around 80
degrees on sunday afternoon. and to the memorial day itself for monday for all the activities on monday, it should be a great day. pretty hot, not too humid. highs in the upper 80s on monday afternoon. back to work tuesday and wednesday, it will be up near 90 degrees. we're seeing the pavement getting wet north and south and east of washington and volume is building. >> real volume building no thanks to the rain here. b.w. parkway, this crash is off to the left side of the roadway, still, you can see we're pretty slow. b.w. parkway southbound as you pass 32. looks it should be out of the way soon but if you're headed out soon you might want to take 95 instead. those slowdowns are stretching down to 197 there. 95 northbound past quantico no problems there. 95 north going to get more volume near the damele city area.
295 is slow passing 50 and then heading through tyson, a slowdown there. i'm not sure why. we'll be back in ten minutes. aaron? >> thank you. a first 4 traffic alert for v dot. and you may see a new traffic light and exit ramp there, you won't be able to get on columbia pike from south quinn street anymore. the owners of the dulles greenway are hoping for heavy traffic today. it's for some good causes. today is the annual dulles greenway drive for charity. if 67,000 cars travel the greenway, that would raise $310,000 for the march of dimes and five other charities. a little incentive here, jiffy lube giving out cash to the drivers. it's privately owned toll road between dulles international airport and leesburg. we are working to make sure that you know when to hit the roads this memorial day holiday. some helpful data for you. peak travel time is this afternoon. that's according to analysts who
looked at some gps data. the average travel speed dropped to the lowest point between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. but you want to hang tight. friday friday's driving will be better. >> since we are talking about hitting the road for the holiday weekend, expect to see a price hike at the pump. but shouldn't last long. landon dowdy joins us from cnbc with that and more. >> that's right. you may more at to fill up this holiday weekend but experts say gas prices should peak soon. they expect regular unleaded will top out at an average of $2.75 a gallon. barring any major disruption such as a refinery outage or hurricane. and analysts expect the gas to hover around $2.60 before dropping this fall. and the shake shack may soon be adding a new menu item -- a chicken sandwich. cnbc has learned that they filed an application last month for a
chicken shack. companies often file applications before announcing new items. guys back over to you. >> landon dowdy, thanks so much. kicked to the curb. parallel parking is no longer a part of the driver's license test in maryland. according to the maryland motor vehicle administration, if drivers can complete a two-point reverse turn in addition to the other test components they have done enough to earn their license. well that doesn't sit well with some of the driving instructors. >> this doesn't measure parking. it measures space management control of the vehicle at low speed. >> well just in case you didn't already know virginia and d.c. do not require parallel parking during the road test either. and a lot of people fired up about this online as well. one of our viewers this morning saying who profits from this? auto body repair, insurance companies? i bet those bumper bullyies thatyies
that accompany -- going to see a rise in this. >> i don't remember being tested for it in school in virginia, but in driver's ed class we had to learn. >> i'm terrible at it. i'll walk two blocks before i have to parallel park. >> that's rough, angie. 5:57. we are following also for you some breaking news this morning. i want to show you a picture of the man police want in connection with a quadruple homicide. overnight investigators were out searching a home where they think the man lived. news4's megan mcgrath will have an update on where the investigation stands at this point. she is looking into how a pizza may have led police to the suspect. that's ahead on "news4 today" at 6:00. after a cloudy night, we are waking up to a cool thursday. that nice spring weather it didn
hunt to find him. that started in lannan, maryland overnight. good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm angie goff in for eun yang. our cameras were rolling as police detectives searched wint's home high and low looking for clues. our megan mcgrath is working the story and will bring you up to speed with all the overnight developments in a few minutes. but first, some major changes in the weather this morning. the temperatures are going down. you can see on storm team 4 radar the rain is starting to come down as well. let's get right to tom kierein with what's happening right now. >> if you're about to what it the road for the memorial day weekend, traveling up 95 north and south you'll be running into rain as well as west heading out 270, out 66. and along 81 as well from hagerstown through the shenandoah valley. it is wet this morning. all this area in green is light rain. inside the beltway and right around the immediate metro area a few scattered sprinkles are beginning to show
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