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to accommodate the extra traffic because of metro safetrack program, ddot is implementing parking restrictions. ddot will extend morning and evening rush hours by 30 minutes monday through friday on certain busy corridors. that means there will be a emergency parking restrictions along the streets. signs are posted letting you know when you can and cannot park in some areas. businesses in the district say they're already feeling the impact of metro safetrack program. trains now stop running at midnight on weekends instead of 3:00 a.m. d.c. police have set up new pickup zones for cabs, uber and lyft drivers. according to our news partners at wtop, cabs will begin offering shareded rides anywhere within one mile of a metro station or at a cab stand while safetrack is under way. >> we have set up a special section in the app and you can see all the scheduled closures. just search
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and coming up, we'll have oon interview with paul wiedefeld about the safetrack program and its impact on your commute. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. and depending on where you live is where you saw severe weather. i didn't much of rain. >> i didn't either, but we he know there was some. >> nary a drop in most locations. northern maryland was hardest hit. but 4 things you need to know for today, number one, we're off to a dry start to the work and school week, although the school weeks are getting fewer and farther between. one or tuesday showers. just a little rain coming our way tomorrow ahead of refreshingly less humid air. you'll love wednesday and thursday the way things are going. colin is going to be close to the coast, but big push of cool canadian air should keep colin off our part of the
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we'll get in to the break down of your commute coming up. the story of the morning could potentially be metrorail and the orange and blue lines that will be affected this morning. orange line this morning. obviously between ballston and east falls church, this is in effect for the next year at least with the single safetrack. you will find the orange line and blue line obviously effect this morning. this is when it will begin, so we this keep an eye closely as you potentially do other modes of transportation. also independence avenue, eastbound at cut bridge, the work zone in place. single lane getting by. in southeast d.c., police have confirmed that there has
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marshall heights. you're looking at new video of the crime scene. this is behind the st. john the baptist church on 53rd and d street. the victim is an adult male. we're working to getting more information. i'm angie goff at the live desk. now back to you. the power is back on to most people, but look at the damage strong storms did to one road this gaithersburg. chuck told us where this was happening. a downed power line scorched the pavement there last night and caused power surges and outages. brink road between goshen and whitt thman was closed for a co hours. today flooding is a concern for the sites on the national mall. this is video from 2006 when a tropical storm dumped inches of rain and flooded several buildings. tonight federal administrators l. meet with park and museum officials to discuss ways to keep buildings along the mall safe if we were to have that kind of rain again. it is
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developing new evacuation orders in parts of texas. flooding is a major issue again this morning. take a look at this video from houston where they have had to save several people from the high water. hundreds of people from the town of angelton are under evacuation orders. the flooding has been blamed for 16 deaths. also developing, they're bracing for as many as 8 inches of rain in florida right now p. tropical storm colin could make landfall as early as today. chuck was talking about that. a storm system could also cause tornados in some parts of florida. in several areas emergency crews are giving out sand bags and opening shelters. in one county, they opened an emergency operation center early because of this storm. >> on the other side of the country, firefighters making a lot of progress on a wildfire in southern california. at this point it's about 80% contained. it was threatening thousands more buildings. all of the evacuations have been called off. the baltimore officerac
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death of freddie gray goes on trial this week. officer scaesasee xwd goodson d the van. he's said to have had the primary responsibility for gray's safety. goodson faces depraved heart murder and it carry as maximum of 30 years in prison. motions in his case begin today. in the day ahead, court is back in session in the trial against a virginia lawyer accused of brutally attacking a mclean couple. defense attorneys hope to prove that andrew was so heavily medicated that he was impaired and was just following his wife's orders when he assaulted leo fisher and his wife, sue. today jury did deliberations chin in
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in happened back in october. pitt is also accused of committing a string of crimes over two weeks including cutting off his gps ankle monitor while on probation before that attack. just a few years ago, he was named one of the best in the miss and now a news photographer is being revved for his accomplishment accomplishments david gilkey died yesterday in afghanistan. he was on assignment for national public radio when his convoy came under attack. his interpreter on the left here also died. for a closer look at his accomplishments, search npr journalist in our nbc washington app. muhammad ali is back home, his bhoody was returned to louisville, kentucky. ale died of septic shock. he was 74 years old. there is a public memorial including a funeral procession through louisville scheduled for this coming friday. police are on the nt
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and killed sunday morning in temple hills. police found edward pane in a parking lot on stamp road around 1:30 a.m. he's from the district. a $25,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest. to presidential politics. hillary clinton is now fewer than 30 delegates short of what she needs to capture the democratic presidential nomination. she won yesterday's primary in puerto rico by a 2:1 margin over senator bernie sanders. voters in six states weigh in tomorrow including california. tracie potts will join us in a couple minutes to talk about what to expect on the campaign trail today. we mentioned it earlier. an army officer from d.c. now has a new title, miss usa. >> district of columbia! >> deshauna barber stunned audiences last night in her
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she is quite the beauty, but it was the 26-year-old's strong answer on women in combat that helped her stand out even more. >> we are just as tough as men. as a commander of my unit, i'm powerful. i am dedicated. and it is important that we recognize that gender does not limit us in the united states army. >> she told them. barber is an i.t. analyst and logistics commander for the and he were and is wasty base in ft meade. next she will take on competition in the miss universe pageant. you can leave your raincoat at home today. chuck is tracking whether the kids can wear shorts. and the big leave for one of d.c.'s eagles. >> and whether you drive or take metro, your co
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different today. we're tracking how to get around metro's safetrack
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we built our factories here because of a huge natural resource. not the land. the water. or power sources. it's the people. american workers. they build world-class products. and that builds communities. and a better future. for all of us. because making something in america means so much, to so many.
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welcome back. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. >> chuck bell looking at the radar are. >> yes indeed, no rain left here in the immediate metropolitan washon
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here across tidewater. they may graze southern most tip of st. mary's. that's really about it. 99% of us today will be rain free. so that is welcome news. temperatures have cooled in to the mid and upper 60s. a little milder down into southern maryland. we'll have a mild start, near 70 at the bus stops. we'll get in the mid upper to 80s. we'll take a look at how long the mild and quite either weath quiet weather will stick around in ten minutes. here is jack taylor. we're still a little bit away from it, but around 5:00 this morning, everything will change on the orange and blue lines with the safetrack program going into effect, the true test for rush hour. between ballston and east falls church, they will single track for the next 13 days i guess, until june 13.
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things will greatly change obviously through this area with alternate modes of travel, so be aware before also between 15 and point of rocks, a couple work zones that will be clearing in the next 15, 20 minutes. there are flagging operations, so not causing a big delay. >> jack, thank you. freedom has left the nest. take a look at this video from the eagle cam yesterday. you can see the 11 week old eaglet spreading her wings flying away for the first time. >> they grow up so fast. freedom is one of the two young eagles born at the national arboretum. freedom could possibly return to the nest for food and her brother, liberty. so what a good sister looking out for the brother. >> just checking on things, make sure he's okay. and then he'll go and empty nesters literally, the parents will be. well, it is 4:44 just about now. and by tomorrow night,
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democratic nomination. the controversy over delegates. you saw the video, but will there be charges? the new action
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we turn to decision 2016. hillary clinton now fewer than 30 delegates away from qualifying for the democratic presidential nomination. tracie potts is live on capitol hill now. the question, what does this mean for tomorrow's primaries in california, a big one there in particular. >> reporter: well, everybody is making a big push for that today. you have bernie sanders who just early this morning we
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added another new rally. a big wrap-up rally happening in the bay area tonight. hillary clinton is making four stops concentrating on the l.a. area today. with clinton, even it if she loses california to sanders tomorrow, she is still poised to get this nomination. she's literally according to our count just 22 delegates away from clinching the nomination. sanders argues he's the better candidate because his poll numbers look better against donald trump. we'll see tomorrow if california and the five other states voting for democrats buy that argument. >> tracie potts on the hill for us. thank you. and ballots are safe apparently after a burglary at a voting site. six people broke into malcolm x elementary school and vandalized the parking lot. all the ballots had been removed before the incident. developing right now on the
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go back out to the water this morning to look for two missing boaters. witnesses first called police yesterday morning after are seeing one of the men clinging to a branch near point of rock. police say the missing men are robert brlee and lawrence gray . police are trying to figure out who killed a 24-year-old man in woodbridge. naj chlt i mason was shot and another person was hurt. neighbors say they plan on making changes. >> ever since got armed security and everything around the complex they have had a lot more robs. >> definitely keep my family by late at night. >> miami lease is out. i'm done. >> there are now 11 homicides in prince william county so far this year and this 2015, there were just nine homicides for the entire year. happening today, people will
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of d-day. a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the memorial in bedford, virginia. officials say for the first time, a public reading of all of the nearly 2500 people who died during the nor hanmannormandy i will read. a wreath ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. a solemn tribute for a firefighter killed in the line of duty. john up stlmschneider was honorn sunday. he and another firefighter were shot back in april when they forced entry into a home, they believed the home own her was having a medical emergency. the homeowner opened fire telling police he out they were intruders. >> nothing prepares you for this. whether just another event or whether it's the shooting, nothing prepares us for this. together we'll get through it. >> ulmschneider
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name engraved on that wall and the only name added this year. we will learn today whether a ohio prosecutor will pursue charges against the family of a 3-year-old boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit at the cincinnati zoo. joe dieters has scheduled a news conference for later today. legal experts say prosecution on child endangerment or similar charges seem to be unlikely. the boy fell will into the exhibit on may 28 after climbing over a barrier. a special response team later shot and killed the 17-year-old gorilla. it is now time to take a look at our forecast. we had severe weather north of d.c. all calm? >> all gone thousanow. glad it didn't affect the entire area, but it came with a vengeance across northern montgomery county. that is a thing of the past and now quieter weather getting ready to move in. outside right now, a partly cloudy sky. so today, yay, the rain
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for now. back to the sunshine for this afternoon. and temperatures running a little bit above average. we'll be mid to upper 80s today. our average high now is 82. not much of a rain chance for most of the week. tomorrow just a slight little 30% chance with a passing afternoon shower. and then really nice weather wednesday, thursday and friday. and then another chance for rain unfortunately as we get closer to the weekend. you'll be hearing a lot about tropical storm colin today. does not look as though it will make hurricane strength. that is always welcome news. by late tonight and into early tomorrow morning, it will be crossing over northern florida and southeastern georgia, but because of the big high pressure that is coming our way, the weather front for tomorrow's rain chances, that will keep it off the mid-atlantic coastline. could be as close as cape hatteras. temperature-wise today with plenty of sunshine, temperatures will be in the mid to upper 70s by later this morning.
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leesburg and fredericksburg, 87 in washington. so future weather then, nothing to worry about for today. any lonesome shower chance today will be up across southern pennsylvania, that's where it should stay. and then for tomorrow, just hit or miss chance for a few showers on future weather depiction, that's not a big rain chance tomorrow. only 30%. so here is your "7-day forecast" then. 87 today with the sunshine, 85 tomorrow. just a small little chance for a shower tomorrow, but look at those numbers for wednesday, thursday and friday. the suburbs will be way down into the 50s for three mornings in a row. that's open window weather by any stretch of the emergency nation. it will be open window weather commute this morning. let's go over toemergencynation. it will be open window weather commute this morning. let's go over to jack taylor. >> we'll take a look on 15, in is both directions basically right in between point of rocks and leesburg. there are two work zones this place. traffic alternates by both. first down by luck kets oig, next by point of rocks bridge. they should be out there the next 5, 10 minutes
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also again reminder metrorail orange and silver lines will be doing the safetrack. we'll have single tracking between east falls church and bau ballston. this morning we'll see how things go today. rest of the week, that will be your plan through to see really how traffic is affected by this off the rails. back into you. he used his paws to swipe thousands. the bizarre heist and why the theft may not have been planned. and a new cause for a fiery train derailment, what investigors are now revatea
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developing this morning in a train derailment that forced people from their homes, some kind of track failure was likely the cause of an oil train derailment according to an official with union pacific railroad. it's not clear when those that evacuated will go back. we get the robocalls often and one u.s. senator says he wants to do something to stop them. new york democrat chuck schumer is introducing a bill that would require phone companies to offer a free service to block robocalls from bill collectors and politicians like him. according to a voice mail provider, two new york city codes received nearly 50 million robo calls in april. >> what a heist this was. check out t
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you see that? that was a monkey slipping through the front door of a jewelry store. once he got inside, he robbed the place. this happened in india. the monkey jumped behind the store counter, opened the dra50. employees say it's not the first time the monkey has visited the store. and now there is a monkey on the lamb. get it is thit? the pope cannonized two mor as a saint. st. elizabeth is the first swedish saint canonized in more than 600 years. a new report says virginia is not supporting students there low income households. the common wealth institute says virginia provides roughly 14% to
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student who qualifies for free school meals. the national average is 29%. governor terry mcauliffe says he wants to target more resources in schools with high concentrations of low income students. 4:58. a big honor for the super bowl champions. today the broncos are here in washington visiting the white house and the president. the broncos beat the carolina panthers in super bowl 50 just a few months ago. peyton manning will be at the white house. he just retired as one of the best quarterbacks of all-time. people will be looking for peyton sightings around town. there will be a meeting today on expanding the bus rapid transit for route 7. that plan is to connect spring hill metro stations in tysons to the marc center it in alexandria. it would run in mostly dedicated lanes. it will cost a little more to fill up at the pump. gas prices are up 6 cents since the end of may, but still nearly 50 cents cheaper than they were this ti
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the national average for a gallon of regular is $2.36. d.c.'s average price is a little higher at $2.52. in maryland, you will pay about $2.34 for a gallon of gas. best deals are in virginia, $2.20. right now at 5:00 a.m., the first passengers are getting on metro. new maintenance work impacting everyone, whether you take metro or not. we have a team of reporters tagging your commute so you can get where you need to be on time. good morning, everybody, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. we want to check your forecast. >> chuck bell has our weather headlines. >> good morning, everybody. hope your honest off to a quiet start. rain is over for now. next little chance for a shower comes up tomorrow, but that is only a 30% chance on your tuesday. plenty warm today, temperatures today mid to upper 80s running 4, 5 degrees warmer than
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quiet weather for most of the coming week. "7-day forecast" at 5:21. will this y there you see most of the rain staying away from us, so a quiet way to get the school and workweek started. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s this morning. low to mid-80s at 7:00 tonight. and dry start tomorrow, again just a few chances tomorrow afternoon for some showers. we'll talk more about that coming up. for now here is jack taylor at our traffic partner wtop. could be an interesting one for sure if you're headed out this morning especially 25 to 26 seconds ago the gates would have opened, so we are now into safetrack for the morning rush hour. orange and silver line will be single tracking for the next 10, 11 days. so just be aware. also again this morning independence avenue going east on to the kutz bridge, we have a single right lane only getting by on the bridge itself. this wil t


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