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breaker. "news 4 today" starts now. 6:00 on the dot. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gill crest. >> i'm eun yang. some of you will have some cleanup to do after last night's severe storms. many people don't have power and a large tree fell near riggs road in adelphi, maryland. >> not far from where a high rise had to be evacuated. >> know lis is a mollet will fill us in on the impact to the roads. >> first, chuck bell and sheena parveen are here to tell us about more rain in the forecast. just wait for a little while, right? >> yeah. i wish that we had better news. you can tell by all the himming and hauing. >> the
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here's the cold front. it will be about 20 to 25 degrees colder saturday and sunday afternoon. don't get used to the warm weather. right now most of the rain is up across northern maryland, near the pennsylvania border. future weather tries to bring a little chance for a few showers inside the beltway between about 7 and 8:30 this morning. dry and toasty. there will be a chance for a round of thunderstorms firing up later on this afternoon. today's rain chance is at 60%. temperature wise, i know sheena's flip-flop queen. >> i like the flip-flop weather. any chance i can get. today will definitely be that kind of a day. going to feel like summer outside. temperatures this afternoon will be in the mid 80s. we're waking up and walking outside to warm temperatures. a little bit muggy.
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265. frederick at 63. here's the planner. by noon expect temperatures climbing into the 70s. by 4:00 p.m. in the mid 80s. that's when we'll start to see some thunderstorms firing up. 7:00 p.m. still a chance for a shower around 77 degrees. overall it's going to be a nice day. again, above normal for this time of year. coming up, chuck and i are back to take a look at the rain chances. let's check your finally friday commute with melissa. good morning. >> good morning. breaking news right now in first 4 traffic. inner loop after connecticut after, a two plus mile backup. this is because of the earlier issue with an overturned vehicle and another vehicle also involved right now two right lanes just started to be able to get by this morning. that's the update from the scene. 95 north before 123, a crash following things. you can see the slowdown here on the beltway. the rest of the beltway actually looks quite good. the i
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after connecticut and the outer loop as you're approaching connecticut. delays to wiehle-rest ton east. disabled train outside of mcclean. take a look at 66 as more on this breaking news coming up. melissa, thank you. it's 5: -- 6:03. breaking news right now. there is an inmate on the run. take a look at his picture here. this is important to know if you live in howard county. police say timothy powers left howard county general hospital last night and they don't know where he is. police don't believe he had access to a car. howard is a minimum security inmate and there is now a warrant out for his arrest. three months after a former prince george's county teacher's aide pled guilty to child pornography, there is now a new arrest. >> today a substitute teacher and basketball coach is facing child pornography charges. news 4's megan mcgrath live
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around elementary school kids for nearly a decade. megan? >> reporter: that's right, he was around children quite a bit. now 34-year-old christopher speight was arrested. a search of his home turned up sexually explicit material involving children. he admitted to uploading images from his iphone and other devices to a drop box account. he has worked with the prince george's county school system for nine years. he has also worked with the south county sports academy. now the prince george's county school system released a statement saying speights will no longer work in the school system and any behavior that harms a child will not be tolerated. christopher speights is facing three counts of distribution and six counts of distribution of child pornography.
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>> megan mcgrath live. thank you. we want to get to erika gonzalez. new information about a terror attack coming in. erika? >> this is a story that continues to evolve, aaron. we're learning so much more about the suspected shooter in last night's terror attack. the gunman who shot and killed a police officer and injured two others was actually detained in february for threatening police and then they let him go because of a lack of evidence. then back in 2003 he was convicted of attempted homicide and shootings on two police officers. this is video last night where police were conducting a number of raids. one officer, as we mentioned, died in the shooting and two others were injured. isis has claimed responsibility. meanwhile, there is a countrywide manhunt for any accomplices in this attack. back over to you. >> thank you, erica. it's 6:05. new this
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egypt is back in the united states right now. she grew up in virginia and we told you when she was acquitted of abusing children earlier this week. we'll have more on how she finally made it back and her plans to meet with president trump. that's coming up at 6:30. while you were sleeping, an inmate in arkansas was executed. ledell lee, his attorneys filed appeals. the scout declined to hear them. lee is the first of four inmates expected to dye before. fo former congressman rather riff hogan called his dad an american hero. he represented maryland's fifth district in congress in the '50s and '70s. he was the recent to serve as prince
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executive. he was 88 years jeemd today family and friends will say good-bye to a soldier that was killed. he died when the helicopter crashed doing routine training. his memorial service is happening where he grew up. not clear why the helicopter went down. two other soldiers are still in the hospital. seven minutes past the hour. prince george's county police want people on the lookout for this 74-year-old woman. helen johnson has not been seen since april 10th. she may be driving a gray ford taurus. it looks a lot like the one you see on the screen here. it has maryland tags, 4 ald 25. put this information up on the nbc washington app as well today. this morning a man is recovering from serious injuries after police say he was hit by a car. the crash happenedea
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street in frederick, maryland, last night just before 9:00. that is right near the frederick's visitor center. frederick police need anyone to call them right away. who's ready to rock that red? we r going to tell you it's about $120 to get a seat at the caps game tonight. they could go ahead against the toronto maple leafs. fingers crossed, it's the playoffs. this is game five of the best of seven series. start planning right now, the redskins, playing at home on thanksgiving day. we always watch football on thanksgiving. that's one of the highlights of this year's schedule announced last night. the game is against the giants. >> the team opens the season against the eagles at fedex field. cowboys come to town october 29th. we head to dallas on november 30th. >> the season wraps up in new york on december 31st, the last day of the year. check out the full schedule on
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a teenager kidnapped by her former teacher found safe. still ahead, new details about where they were found after weeks on the run. and i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. 6:09 on a friday morning. it's going to look and feel like summertime again today. but it won't look or feel like that over the weekend. so this picture that i took the other day, yeah, that's what today looks like. talk about the clouds, rain chanc chances all with the weekend forecast coming up. plus, a violinist born without a hand. see the gift, a
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>> following trouble on the beltway. melissa, what's going on zm. >> a couple of problems. inner loop after connecticut avenue, two-mile backup. that's getting better because it is now out of the way, but we have a new issue here, outer loop at georgia avenue. brand-new crash right in the top middle part of the beltway. crash in the center lane. trying to get more information on that one for you this morning. as far as travel times, 270 south is fine. top of the beltway slow and could get slower if they don't get the vehicle out of the middle of the roadway. 95 to 270 going to take you a half hour. it really shouldn't do that. today, sadly, it is. 66 in bound and 95 north both looking pretty good. remember to listen to wtop 103.5. right now, sheena parveen. >> good morning, melissa. showers out there to talk about, too. we have showers mostly north of the district. the good news is it is moving out of the
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hagerstown seeing more moderate rain. showers in the forecast. thunderstorms in the afternoon. walking the dog or if you're looking for a dog to walk, we have pancake here up for adoption if you're interested. head to the humane website for more information. by noon, 77. this afternoon, we're talking about the 80s with some thunderstorms. coming up, chuck is back with a look at the timing of that straight ahead. >> thank you, sheena. former teacher accused of kidnapping his student will be in court today. tad cummins is being extradited. the fbi says he took 15-year-old elizabeth thomas to live in a remote cabin in northern california. they were found yesterday after the caretaker for the cabin called authorities after seeing a flyer. thomas's father says he's relieved that his daughter has been found. >> we're going to have to figure out what kind of state of mind she's in, of course, and probably get her some help.
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it may be a long road but, you know, at least we got her back now. we got her back. >> cummins wife has already filed for divorce. some complicated new details about aaron hernandez and be the investigation into how he died. a state medical examiner confirms the former patriots player committed suicide in the cell. his body will be moved to a location in connecticut. his brain will be sent to a center studying brain trauma in athletes. he was serving a life sentence of murder. the man whom police say went on a hate crime shooting spree will be arraigned today in california. he will face a judge for last week's shooting. police say he killed three white men
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montgomery county sheriff's deputies have been equipped with body worn cameras. it launched a pilot program to equip about ten deputies with cameras for three months to test and measure the effectiveness of the devices for sheriff's deputies. >> they secure county courts, serve warrants and an agency spokesperson told us only uniformed deputies will record images with these cameras. the devices are the same ones that the police officers in the county use. well, saturdays usually mean a lot of tourists on the national mall, but an extra 50,000 people are headed that way tomorrow. they're coming to washington for the earth day and science march. the rally is set for 10:00. the earth day
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its president says scientists believe president trump's administration has devalued scientific research. >> a gift from students at george mason university hitting all the right notes for a girl in fairfax county. >> 10-year-old isabella nicola was born with an incomplete left arm but she loves to play the violin. she teemed up with her family and five bioengineers. now look at this. she has a custom made pink prosthetic arm. it took about a year for the bioengineers to perfect the design. >> great. without these people, i don't think i could play my violin. i don't think i could play any instrume instrument. >> she says this prosthetic arm also gives her the freedom to play another instrument
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wants to. amazing. well, you might be a whole lot of -- one of many people who called the american eagle foundation when one of the baby eagles was in danger. the one called d c4, they don't have names yet, caught its leg in a y-shaped stick yesterday. the eagle foundation along with fish and wildlife services decided to rescue it. it will r will be taken back to the vet. >> probably would have figured this out eventually. >> moms figure everything out. web cam to monitor that. the 3d print er. march for science. find out all of the cool stuff that science is figuring
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work. it is a mild start. 64 at quantico. these are more typical for high temperatures for saturday, sunday, monday and tuesday so this is what it's going to feel like all weekend. today it's going to feel like summer time again. back up into the 80s this afternoon. warm, a little bit of april humidity around. some showers this morning and another 60% chance for thunderstorms coming back later on today. now for tomorrow, may not be raining when you get up tomorrow morning. a lot of clouds around and rain chances increase. 40% chance at noon, 60% chance at 4:00 and an 80% chance for rain by 7:00 tomorrow. sunday not much better. most of the rain chances on sunday. rain should taper back to just showers and clouds by sunday afternoon but i wouldn't plan on seeing much sunshine this weekend. that cold front, which is going to spark
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afternoon, is the very reason that we will be so much cooler over the weekend. the cool weather lasts into next weekend as well. 84 today, 64 tomorrow. 60 to 62 degrees sunday, monday and tuesday. the extended forecast has the number 90 in it, melissa mollet. >> sounds like a plan. right now, breaking news here in first 4 traffic this morning. take a look at the beltway. two different issues. both of them, though, great news have just moved onto the shoulder. we have a three-mile backup outer loop approaching georgia avenue. a disabled vehicle in the middle of the roadway. inner loop approaching connecticut avenue, all lanes open. you can see the backups. the backups really look fairly normal or they will soon, but this is all being added to because of that problem there at the top of the beltway. rigs road between adelphi and metzerott there. blue and yel
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franconia and huntington, disabled train. and taking a look at the silver line, wiehle-reston. delays outside of mcclain. there are road names with obvious origins talking about the river road runs along the potomac river. the canal. you get it. road names always stick out to me. the ones i wonder about the most are first name road names. tonight on news 4 at 5:00, on the latest meet your street. meet a fun mother daughter name. eun? >> thank you, melissa. looking forward to it. from prisoner to professor. georgetown law's newest hire is a convicted felon. how he made
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one of the best schools in the country. plus, actress jessica lang is paying ellen a visit on her show today and you can watch that right here on nbc 4. tune in or set the dvr for 3:00 and be sureo s tti
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6:25. how's this for starting over? >> a man who served a decade in prison has accepted a teaching position at georgetown's acclaimed law school. the fbi arrested and charged shon hopwood with bank robberies. he pled guilty and served 11 years in federal prison. while he was incarcerated he got a job in the law library and started writing briefs for fellow prisoners. his third appeal of a friend's case went all the way to the supreme court which decided unanimously in his fellow inmate's favor and reduced his sentence. >> i was told time and time again by lawyers, multiple lawyers, that i would never be able to go to law school and that i would never get a law degree. >> this guy is going to make a contribution to our students and bring a perspective here that no one else can. >> when he was released from prison he did attend law school, wrote a book and clerked for a
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judge. he will be teaching criminal procedure and prisoner rights at georgetown law. revenge porn and a photo sharing scandal. storm aftermath. still ahead, a live look at the big cleanup job and the impact this morning. and it is a mild start to your morning. we'll talk more about that cleanup coming up in just a bit. but as far as the weather is concerned for your commute, you don't have to worry about storms like that, but as we go later into today, we do have more thunderstorms in the forecast. we'll show you that. your commute not looking too bad this morning. the temperatures will be warming up. all of those details coming up with your fore
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good morning, everybody. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. had a round of thunderstorms last night. may have another round of storms later today. we're talking about big rain chances for your weekend. stay with us. the forecast coming right up. a substitute teacher and coach at prince george's county accused of
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pornography. coming up. >> reporter: the force of this storm down this large street which crushed two large cars in adelphi. we're looking at the damage and repairs happening this morning. "news 4 today" starts now. good morning. happy friday to you. we made it to the end of the week. it's 6:30. i'm eun yang. >> i'm aaron gilcrist. we have the sunrising on what feels like a summer day. we're monitoring the chance of rain and thunderstorms. >> we're still seeing impact of the strong storms that happened last night. take a live look at adelphi where a tree came down right on top of a car. it's all smushed. chuck and sheena, what can we expect today? >> well, another chance for storms. >> another chance for storms. warm. a little muggy. that helps to fuel those storms. >> certainly is. much like yesterday, not expecting a big chance for severe weather, but any individual storms certainly could produce a gusty wind. could
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tree or two. that's sort of the same level of threat we're facing later today. light rain across northern maryland. a few sprinkles around the city. as you're going to the bus stop, have your umbrella ready to go. there will be a lot of outdoor recess hours from 10:00 or 11:00 up until 2:00, 3:00 this afternoon. after 4:00, 5:00, chances of thunderstorms coming back into the picture. have your umbrella ready to go. shorts and short sleeves with temperatures in the 80s. you'll need your sunglasses for the lunch hour running of errands. we'll keep you posted. rain chances which look uncomfortably high, melissa mollet, which look uncomfortably high. >> i don't like that. outer loop at georgia. not as big of an issue as we had earlier. also a problem on the inner loop. we're okay there now at the top of the beltway. inner loop, new crash just reported here.
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over all, belt way is looking like it is going to resolve itself pretty quickly. rigs road between adelphi and metzerott. the lanes are still blocked. utility repairs should last through the morning commute. 95 north at 123, all lanes now open there. eun? >> thank you, melissa. well, you probably heard all that lightning and heavy rain from last night's storms. this morning we're getting a look at all the damage it caused. >> it left hundreds of people in the dark. news 4's justin finch live in adelphi. justin? >> reporter: aaron, good morning. we are here at the condos where several trees have been knocked down. i'm wedged between one. it appears to have been snapped at the base. just over from there, a dogwood tree apparently uprooted by the force of this storm. i want be to show you now the damage this tree here has done. take a look. it has crushed three cars here at this condo complex. now looking at vid
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of rigs and adelphi road, pepco crews working to restore power to several other condo buildings and customers in this area. we did see a tree apparently took down at least one power pole off edwards way in that area. i want to show you a picture from the prince george's county fire department showing drywall damage inside a condo unit. we are told at this time that strong winds are being blamed. now at this time neighbors in this area, some are waking up to power. we have seen some light switches on in this area. if you are traveling back out live in this area this morning, you will want to beware because there's lots of repair work going on. live in adelphi, justin finfinc news 4. prince george's county substitute teacher facing several child pornography charges. police arrested christopher
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elementary school and coached basketball at the south county sports academy. take a look at your screen now. this is an inmate who escaped a hospital. police say they don't know where he is this morning. they say timothy powers left tower county hospital last night. he is a minimum security inmate. there is a warrant out for his arrest. arkansas held its first execution in years last night. the state wants to conduct three more executions before the end of april in a crucial injection drug is set to expire. 6:34. breaking news just into the newsroom. erika gonzalez has more on a death inside an arlington jail. erika, what happened? >> we're getting information about a death that happened inside an arlington county detention center. bernie is 40 years old. he was given a short leave.
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time, by 2:00, 2:30 in the afternoon and a couple of hours later he was found dead. so now there's an investigation into his death. again, we're just getting this information about this. it happened yesterday inside the arlington county detention facility. so as soon as we hear a few more details before this broadcast ends. >> erica, 6:30. a falls church woman is back in the u.s. after being detained by egypt for three years. >> now she's headed to the white house this afternoon after the trump administration helped bring her home. she is going to meet with the president today. the robert f. kennedy human rights center thanked president trump for helping negotiate her release. she was accused of abusing children through an organization she founded to help kids. she was found not guilty. the acc
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zbruls this morning we're monitoring a report at the president's estate. the meeting happened last week. according to the herald, white house press secretary sean spicer has since confirmed the meeting but spicer says it was simply coincidence that the former presidents were at president trump's estate. a big morale boost now from one bush to another. president george w. bush visited his father, president george h.w. bush thursday. bush 41 tweeted this photo of the visit with a caption, big morale boost from a high level delegation. no father has been more blessed and prouder. he is gaining strength and in good spirits. >> revenge porn crackdown. the new changes that will help protect service members from being targeted online. sarah palin in the white
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and now your storm team 4 forecast. >> good morning. it is warm, a little muggy this morning and a few showers to the north of the district now. starting to leave hagerstown, but we'll keep the chances as we go into the afternoon. temperatures rising into the 80s. by around lunchtime we could see temperatures around 80 degrees. future weather showing that helping to fuel some thunderstorms as we go through the afternoon. that's 4:30. we could see some storms around later today. rain in the weekend forecast. chuck and i are back with a cl
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friday. good morning, melissa. >> hi, sheena. still trying to recover. one inner loop connecticut that's gone and outer loop at georgia. also gone. newest issue, little river turnpike, not seeing any major delay there. that is a good deal here this morning. outer loop at georgia avenue, again, live picture showing you the coalsville road area. we're going to look at the travel time and new problem on i-70 coming up. >> thank you, melissa. the president has some notable visitors at the white house this week. >> sarah palin, kid rock and ted nugent paid him a visit. the former vice presidential candidate posted these pictures on her facebook page. the caption reads a great night at the white house. thank you, president trump, for the invite. palin stumped for the president. today marks one year since the world lost music icon
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right now on "news 4 today," teacher arrested. he worked with kids for a decade. a new child pornography investigation that hit a local school community. paris attack. a deadly shooting at a world landmark. the new raid and arrest overnight. and weekend watch. big changes in the weather. you're going to want to keep that nbc washington app handy. you're watching "news 4 today." your time is 6:45. there is troubling investigation in prince george's county this morning. >> a substitute teacher and basketball coach facing child pornography charges. news 4's megan mcgrath live outside the school where he worked for nearly a decade. megan? >> reporter: well, yeah, these
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34-year-old christopher clyne worked as a substitute teacher. he worked as a coach. was around children for ten years or more. so certainly disturbing allegations here this morning. now investigators received a tip about a drop box account back in december. that's what got this investigation underway. yesterday they searched speights home and found sexually explicit material involving children. they say he, quote, admitted to uploading various images and videos depicting child pornography on to his drop box account. he admitted he up loaded the images and videos to drop box from his cell phone, and mac desktop. he's worked in addition to being a substitute teacher here, he's worked with the south county sports academy. we know he's wd
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school officials say that speights is no longer working in the school system but they take any kind of behavior that's harmful to a child. he's facing nine counts involving child pornography. additional counts are pending. back to you. >> thank you, megan. th the former prince george's county teacher's aide admitted to recording, engaging in sex acts with at least 12 students. this comes while he worked at the elementary school in glen arden. he faces between 60 and 100 years in prison. an alexandrea woman could spend less than 15 years in jail for killing her husband. she was convicted of shooting her husband to death in their old town home on duke street last october. marshall faced up to life in prison but the jury
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recommended 14 years. a judge will sentence her in july. breaking news now. a shooting at an historically black college. erika gonzalez at the live desk. >> new video from the north carolina a&t university. a man found dead on the school premises. we understand from the police that they first got a call from a woman saying that a man had walked up to her with a gun. she struggled with him, the gun went off. she wasn't injured and then police say the man took off. a few hours later they found him shot in his car. at this point they're trying to figure out whether or not the incidents are related. they want any student with information on this to of course call police. it is the third fatal shooting in greensboro in just 24 hours. back to you. >> all right, erika. thank you. today family and friends will say good-bye to a soldier killed when a black hawk helicopter crashed on monday. jeremy tomlin w
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he died when the helicopter crashed on a routine mission. it's not clear how that helicopter went down. two other soldiers hurt in the crash are still in the hospital. the navy is paying attention to the nude photo scandal plaguing the marines right now. they've updated regulations when it comes to sharing private intimate images without consent. doing that now is an explicit violation of navy rules. this wirule also applies to marines. they learned that hundreds of female service members had nude photos of themselves shared on a private facebook page. breaking now, new developments about an attack on police in paris. >> let's go back to erika gonzalez at the live desk. >> we just learned the name of the man behind this attack. karim cheurfi lived on the outskirts of paris.
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to normal. new information that he was detained in february for threatening police and then let go because of a lack of evidence is also surfacing this morning. we also understand that, well, this is the information that we have from yesterday, that there at the shooting scene the shots wound up killing one officer and injuring two others. back in 2003 he was convicted of attempted homicide in shootings on two officers. vice president mike pence who's headed to australia today spoke about this attack. >> we will not relent in our effort to end terrorism and the threat it presents to both of our peoples and i pledge to you our continued cooperation against terrorism in the uncertain days in which we live. >> that was the vice president who was speaking in indonesia last night. we understand now that isis is claiming responsibility for this at
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erika gonzalez. thank you. when congress returns they'll have five days to pass a bill to keep the government going. >> back in december they did pass a stop-gap bill to fund federal agencies through midnight next friday. president trump is adding to the pressure by demanding money for a southwest border wall. another program that threatens the bipartisan deal. along with a new spending bill president trump is working hard on a vote to repeal the affordable care act by his 100th day in office. congressional aides say there's no health care votes scheduled. the budget is a priority. not too early to start thinking about football. >> we know the redskins schedule this year. here are the four highlights you need to know. first off, the team is playing at home on thanksgiving day. that's a big game against the giants. playing on thanksgiving at home. >> they open the season against the eagles in landover.
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on october 29th. >> and the 'skins head to dallas one month later on november 30th. another thursday game. you can check out the full schedule on the nbc washington app. right now we want to check out your first four traffic. >> breaking news with melissa mollet. >> problems here on the beltway. top of the beltway still slow from two earlier issues. inner loop before little river turnpike. we had the crash in the left lane. that has since cleared out of the roadway. still see a little bit of a delay. south is okay. 66 in bend is fine and 95. 95 in maryland looking quite good. outer loop at georgia showing you a little bit across the area. southbound gw parkway looking good. oversized tractor-trailer blocking the right lane. you'll have disclosure where justin finch is. rigs road. utility road along the
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70 at patrick street. 270 southbound is okay. top of the beltway, you can see how slow we are here on the outer loop. only 13 miles per hour. 66 in bound, no worries. 95 north looking pretty good. remember to listen to wtop when hop in your car. >> i will do that. mostly cloudy skies this morning. temperatures are unusually mild on your way out the door in the low to mid 60s now. average startoff temperature would be in the mid to upper 40s. well above average this morning. 61 manassas and lorton. planning out your day today. showers possible between now and about 8:00 or 9:00 this morning. we will get dry hours in late morning and early afternoon. temperatures rise into the upper 70s and low 80s today ahead of the cold front. a line of showers likely to bubble up mid to late afternoon. don't stray too far from your umbrella today or for the weekend. right now though most of the light rain is along t
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maryland/pennsylvania border, maybe a couple of sprinkles around the d.c. metro area. rain chances will increase with time. here's early afternoon bubbling up with showers and thunderstorms between 3:00 and 7:00. pretty high rain chances both days this weekend. for more on that i'll let sheena give you the bad news. >> good morning, chuck. yes, unfortunately some of your weekend plans you might have to alter a little bit. on saturday the highest rain chances will come later in the day. here's future weather saturday. by lunchtime, noon, you see light scattered showers on the map. we expect cloudy skies. temperatures in the mid 60s. late into the day on saturday and saturday night. more rain coming in. this looks steadier overnight. 6:00 a.m. sunday. that's when we'll see the early rain and then by early afternoon we could start to see some of that rain trending to the south. east way rain is in the forecast both weekend days. as far as the pollen is concerned, the
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will be lowering the pollen. today still going to stay high. it gets the lowest as we go into monday with another rain chance to start the week. sheena, there it is. 84 today. we won't be this warm again until the later parts of next week and boy, does late next week look toasty warm. maybe our first 90 degree day of the year coming up next friday but, again, between now and then, lots of rain drops for your weekend. thank you, chuck. happening today, samsung is releasing the galaxy s8. >> this is the company's first major smartphone launch since the massive recall of that fire prone note 7. now the device is available in two sizes and five colors. the note 7 kept catching fire from battery problems. this phone there's no increase in battery capacity. samsung says the batteries have undergone a rigorous eight point safety check. 6:55. a
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little river turnpike. guys? >> and today we're going to be in the 80s. mid 80s. chance of a thunderstorm. some thunderstorms this afternoon. if you're out with your afternoon or happy your plans. sunday we have clouds around. it will be a cooler weekend but the rain chances are going to be there late saturday, early sunday. >> you're paying for the margaritas. >> i was going to -- >> margarita. >> i've done that. >> i'm going to le
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