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>> reporter: american university park, one of our city's most sought after neighborhoods. certainly not a place where you'd expect something like this. >> but it was such a terrifying moment to wake up and find someone in your house that you had never seen before. >> reporter: that's nicole boozer. last saturday morning, two men broke into her house and began rummaging through the place. nicole was asleep at the time. she encountered the two suspects at the top of the stairs. >> i said, i don't have anything, please don't hurt me. i said, i have a gun, get on your knees. >> reporter: whether she made a run for it, one of the suspects runs after her. >> he punches me in the side of my face and says, i'm going to kill you [ bleep ] if you tell the police. >> reporter: now cause for concern. >> makes you want to lock your doors, that's for sure. i know my wife is constantly
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young and i could walk home really late and not be scared. now as an adult, i wouldn't. >> you wouldn't go home late at night by yourself? >> not now. it's not smart. >> reporter: nicole says she'll be more attentive. >> it keeps my awareness up. because sometimes we're a little careless with the doors. but you feel like, why should i have to be a prisoner in emy ow home? >> reporter: the robbers may have got two laptops and more. they're still sorting through the stuff at the house. and the two suspects are still at large. doreen, back to you. a neighborhood commissioner claims he did nothing wrong, yet officers on patrol handcuffed him and pushed him to the ground over the weekend in southeast, d.c. some of it caught on video as you see here. but police say that's not the whole story. meagan fitzgerald has both sides, plus reaction from some
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we had a chance to speak with ward 8 councilman trayion white. he said it's not the first time a person of color in his district have been targeted by police. he tells us he's had meeting with senior leadership in the police department, said he's working with them on community policing, ideas and tactics in the neighborhood, but tells us what he saw on that cell phone video is something he describes as a big problem. >> relax! >> i was confronted by several officers. they asked me, did i have any weapons on me? i told them, no, i do not have any weapons on me. after they asked me that, i tried to walk away. >> reporter: in an interview with news4, commissioner kendall simmons said when he tried to walk away from police, they got physical. >> they grabbed me, they threw me to the ground. and then after they threw me to the ground, it was several different people telling them that i was the commissioner of
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>> reporter: but police paint a different picture of what happened. an incident report says officers asked simmons if he had any weapons because he was walking with a limp and holding his pants pocket. when they asked him to put his hands above his head, they say he put his hands in his pockets and refused. when officers tried to arrest him, the report says simmons fell. but that's not how simmons remembers it. >> for them to attack someone for the community like i am, it's just sad to see. >> reporter: other neighbors who live around here say they're also saddened by what happened, but not surprised. >> it is a big problem for the black community, because it's our man who's it's getting done to. >> reporter: now they say they're committed to working with police to restore trust to the community. >> to be able to live, you know, in the community where they pay rent at, without being harassed. you know, without being
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stereotyped. >> reporter: a weapon was not found on simmons. he was not charged with a crime. the metropolitan police department spokesperson tells us the entire incident is under investigation. they tell us they will be reviewing body cam video from police that they were wearing that night. they also tell us so far, no disciplinary actions have been taken against those officers. meagan fitzgerald, news4. and i'm chris lawrence here at the live desk where we are learning new details on the deadly workplace shooting in orlando. right now, detectives are scouring social media to figure out what caused a man to kill his former co-workers. investigators say john neumann jr worked at the awning factory but got fired in april. today he snuck in with a gun and a knife, killed five people and turned the gun on himself. police say he appeared to single out his victims and spared the life of one woman who started working there after she was
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called 911. we've learned john neumann was an army veteran. he had a few minor drug charges on his record, but no ties to terror groups. jim? >> chris, thank you. a developing story in london. we're learning more about the victims of the bridge attack over the weekend and the suspects who carried it out. isis says its fighters were responsible for the van and knife attack that claimed the lives of seven people. nbc's lucy kafanov has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: the london met's counterterrorism command has released the names of two of the three attackers. the formal identification is still under way, but they believe one of the attackers is kuram shazad butt. he is 27 years old, born in 1990, a british citizen, who was born in pakistan. the second attacker whose name and photograph
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he's believed to be 30, although he's claimed to be moroccan and libyan nationalities with a different date of birth. he's either 30 or 26 years old. inquiries are still under way to confirm the identity of the third attacker. >> london stands in defiance against this cowardly attack. >> where i am standing today, the scene of the vigil for the seven victims who lost their lives in this attack. a canadian citizen who was in london this past weekend to visit her fiancee. she died in her fiance's arms. the identity of the other victims still to be released. this is an active investigation. authorities continue to raid and search multiple properties across east london. they have detained a number of people, but no formal arrest as of yet. lucy kafanov, nbc news, london. >> we've been asking you to weigh in. are you more concerned about
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terror incidents? results pretty much split down the middle. 53% say yes. also tonight the white house is playing down trump's tweets about the london attack and trying to keep the focus on his domestic agenda. but the russian investigation remains in the spotlight with fired fbi director james comey getting set to testify from the senate. edward? >> reporter: the white house is trying to change the story line on this one. aggressively actually. that's the reason, or one of the reasons they announced a major overhaul to the u.s. air traffic controller system. the president saying some of the ground radar we use dates back to the '60s. the president also saying there will be more announcements related to infrastructure as the week goes on. >> reporter: president trump in the east room of the white house boasting about revamping
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system. >> when we adopt these changes, americans can look forward to cheaper, faster, and safer travel. >> reporter: and the president unveiled a plan to spin off the air traffic controller system into a private non-profit. his white house is answering questions about more controversial tweets by the president, on issues from the london terror attack, to his own travel ban challenge, considered by the supreme court. the president on twitter contradicted his own administration which has steered clear of the travel ban. >> i don't think the president cares what you call it, whether you call it a ban, a restriction. he cares that we call it national security and that we take steps to protect the people of this country. >> reporter: the white house also revealing the president will not prevent former fbi director james comey from testifying about the russia investigation later this week. >> to facilitate a swift examination of the facts sought by the senate intelligence committee, president trump will not assert executive privilege regarding james comey's scheduled testimony. comey
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president trump talked to him about dropping the investigation into former national security adviser michael flin and his contact with the russians. >> i think the big, outstanding question, is there a bigger bombshell comey has held on to that he's saving for this hearing? >> reporter: trump trying to focus the debate on his agenda, including travel, roads, and rails. gop leaders will meet at the white house to coordinate the governing schedule of the agenda moving the president will be in cincinnati on wednesday, and is expected to announce more deals related to infrastructure at that time. >> edward, thank you. now breaking news, just days after russian leader vladimir putin denied interfering in our election, nbc news has learned more about the arrest of a woman accused of leaking top secret information about an alleged russian cyber attack on at least
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supplier. russian military officials also sent spear phishing e-mails to more than a hundred local elections officials just days before last november's presidential election. the intercept report is based on a highly classified intelligence report, prepared for the national security agency in may. nbc news has learned the fbi arrested a 25-year-old woman in georgia on saturday. investigators tell nbc he admitted leaking the top secret report to the intercept. kind of a rainy, drizzly start to our workweek. most of the showers have moved out, but there's more rain ahead. doug is tracking all of that and the cooler temperatures too. hi, doug. >> hi, doreen. welcome back, first of all. a little bit on the gloomy side today. a little bit of rain, temperature wise, not bad, below average. average high is up to 81. low to mid 70s. 73 hagerstown. 74 in d.c.
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still raining down towards ocean city. you can see the bulk of the rain moving out, but still shower activity in and around our region. still some showers coming back through the district along i-95. most of these light showers. we'll see a few more of these through the evening tonight. so you may need the umbrella once or twice, but that's about it. as we move through, we'll watch this frontal boundary to the north come through the region and an area of low pressure to the north. that gives us more unsettled weather for the mid week, mvp cooler temperatures moving in, but then extremely warm temperatures. we flip and in a hurry. i'll have the ten-day forecast at 6:25. >> thank you, doug. a high profile celebrity trial gets under way today in pennsylvania as people pack a courtroom for bill cosby's sex assault case. but one person was noticeably absent. we're live with the developments. taking a stand against president trump, why the mayor of d.c. is joining a
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fall-out from the paris climate deal. and tracking your moves by using your cell phone. the supreme court case that could set a preceden
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me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam,aught and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight. i saw what those weapons can do as an army doctor during the gulf war. now, i'm listening carefully to donald trump, and i think he's a narcissistic maniac. whatever you call him, we're not letting him bring his hate into virginia. bill cosby's sex assault trial is wrapping up an emotional first day. who
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wasn't is also sparking conversation. cosby's wife camille was not there. however, actress keshia knight pulliam was there by his side, telling reporters that she wanted to support her tv dad. nbc's jay gray is live outside the courthouse in pennsylvania with developments. hi, jay. >> reporter: hey there, doreen. as you describe, it's been a different and intense day here. the opening day of this trial. in their opening statement, prosecutors got to it quickly, saying bill cosby used his power, fame, and drugs to assault a young woman. the defense responding, questioning the intentions and credibility of his accuser. >> reporter: with his former tv daughter at his side, bill cosby walked into the montgomery county courthouse for the start of his sexual assault trial. >> i came to court because this is where you hear the facts, this is where the truth happens. >> reporter: on social media, cosby thanked
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there. after an opening statement from the prosecution that described cosby giving andrea constand drugs that could make her paralyzed so he could make advances without being rejected. the defense countered, calling it consensual. and focused on inconsistent statements to investigators. another victim testified sometimes in graphic detail cosby forcing her to take drugs and drink wine and then forcing himself on her. a strikingly similar narrative to one constand has described in pre-trial deposition. cosby stared straight ahead, never making eye contact during her time on the stand. an explosive start to the high profile trial expected to continue for three to four weeks. >> reporter: now the defense has wrapped up his across examination of that witness, really questioning what they say are
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pre-trial depositions and her statements on the stand here today. and also again questioning her credibility in this case. as for cosby, we won't see him take the witness stand. he and his defense team said long before this trial started he would not testify. that's the very latest here in norristown, pennsylvania. jim, back to you. >> jay, thank you. jury selection begins tomorrow in the sex abuse trial of a former montgomery county elementary school teacher. john vig no was a third grade teacher in silver spring. he's accused of inappropriately outhicng five female students over several years. he taught at cleverly from 2000 to 2016 and coached junior varsity baseball at paint branch high school in burtonsville. the u.s. supreme court will decide if police need to have a search warrant to track your movement using data from your cell phone. the case involves an appeal from
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years in prison after cell phone records placed him in the vicinity of several armed robberies in michigan and ohio. the justices will decide whether the constitution protects data that reveals a phone's location. they'll hear arguments in their next term this fall. >> president trump's decision to back out of the paris climate deal puts the u.s. in the company of syria and anythinica. now cities and states are taking matters into their own hand. today the district joined six other cities across maryland and virginia that plan to abide by the paris accord. news4's mark segraves has more on what the agreement means for d.c. residents. >> reporter: in the shadow of the u.s. capital, mayor bowser signed a mayoral order, reaffirming the district's commitment to the paris agreement. [ applause ] >> one of the values that we were going to have to stand up and protect and defend the most was our commitment to the
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the big investments the city has made in the past few years by installing solar panels on government and private sector buildings and by purchasing wind power. but the district has also made investments in smaller programs. like providing free solar panels to nearly 70 low income families like the thomases in southeast, d.c. >> because it saves you energy charges and it promotes clean air. >> reporter: harold thomas is able to see how much money he's saving both on monitors installed in his home and on his monthly electric bills which used to be over $100 a month. >> one indicator that i didn't have any payment due for one month. and the other one, i had a bill for $3.62. >> reporter: but thomas said he feels like he's helping to solve a global problem. >> number one is the icebergs meltdown and the water levels rise. and then you have threats of
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from the oceans. then you'll understand that it's the emissions, the greenhouse effect that's causing, you know, these things to take place. >> reporter: if you'd like information on free solar panels for low income families, go to the nbc washington app and search free solar. in southeast, mark segraves, news4. metro is declaring safetrack a success, but riders aren't completely sold. tonight a closer look at the repairs made over the past year and how the agency says another major overhaul can be avoided. i'm julie carey in leesburg, virginia. this is the memorial to the confederate soldier at the entrance to the court grounds. now the naacp is reviving a disc us
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well, hello monday after a beautiful weekend, doug, it fields like monday. >> it does. >> that's what you get for coming back from italy. for ten days. >> ten or nine? >> it was a night little -- i needed a vacation, okay? need i say more? >> no, you don't. we're just getting you for getting out there and having some fun. >> good to be back, i missed you. >> welcome back. we missed you too. some cloud cover across the area. temperatures today in the mid 70s, a little bit below average because of the clouds and showers. not a lot of rain out there today but it was fairl
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consistent at least as far as steady rain. less than a tenth of an inch thea the airport. 74 degrees right now. temperatures dropping a little bit. not that fast as we will see plenty of cloud cover and can't rule out a few light showers continuing as we have some now. 73 towards fredericksburg, again some shower activity around, just south of d.c. and parts of prince george's county. isolated shower or two downtown as well. just south of alexandria, around mt. vernon, clinton and bran brandywine. but again, very light showers. we're watching a frontal baund or to the north, here it is. you can clearly see where that is. you can see the showers and thunderstorms and then some sunshine back to the west. then you look up here, notice this area of low pressure, this spin in the atmosphere, this is what's causing the unsettled weather today. it's also why we're cooler. in the northeast, much cooler.
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buffalo. 74, d.c. back to the west, that's where we have the heat. the heat will remain to the west. and the cooler temperatures will remain in the northeast. very similar to the pattern we saw in the month of may, very unsettled as we move into the next couple days. a few showers through this evening, more cloud cover and then tomorrow, starting off with clouds, but i think we get some sunshine tomorrow. can't rule out a couple of isolated showers during the day, but most of us will not need the umbrellas on your tuesday. in the afternoon, more sunshine. a pretty nice afternoon, all in all. some clouds, more sunshine. temperatures around 79 degrees. not bad, right? take a look at the next ten days. 79 tomorrow. 70 on wednesday. most of you only in the 60s on wednesday with a chance of a shower. when the upper low moves overhead. 73, cool on thursday. then 80. notice the flip in the pattern and it happens just in time for the weekend. 84 on saturday, saturday looking great if you have some events.
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happening on saturday. 92 on sunday, 95 on monday, again, this is that pattern shift. the cool air in the northeast, that begins to exit and the warm air, the hot air, moves all the way in, up into canada. we could have 90s into canada this weekend. so not just hot, guys, we're talking about a height wave and record heat on tuesday possibly. summer really trying to move in quick. >> we're looking forward to it. thank you, doug. it's been a fixture outside of a local courthouse for more than a century. but tonight renewed called to a have a confederate statue removed after years of complaints and controversy. it's happened again. a noose found outside a home, marking the sixth incident in our region in recent weeks. we'll look back on this disturbing trend and what's being done to stop it. >> i'm adam tuss, metro
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that works for everyone and dominion energy is helping power the companies that power our economy. another confederate homeowner in the line of fire tonight. >> the naacp is seeking a legal review over whether the statue sh
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courthouse square. julie carey joins us with the new details. >> reporter: remember last month in new orleans, four confederate memorials taken down. this memorial to confederate soldiers has stood here more than a century, now supporters are hopeful a law designed to protect it will work. when the naacp president looks at this memorial, this is what he sees. >> they were trying to send a message in 1908 that this is white virginia and we're going to run it the way we want to run it. >> reporter: inspired by the memorial battles in new orleans and charlottesville, they're seeking an updated legal opinion about whether the statue could be moved. >> it should thot not be at the
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because that statue has nothing to do with justice. >> the statue was reacted by er the daughters of the confederacy and sees it much differently. >> i think it represents american soldiers who gave their lives, just like any other battle. was it all about slavery? i don't believe so. >> reporter: weighing in, corey stewart, he's made memorial preservation a keystone of his campaign. >> we're going to stop this destruction, this historical vandalism. >> reporter: county supervisor has made the legal inquiry on the naacp's behalf. she too thinks the statue would be better off at falls bluff, but says the legal opinion she's received makes it clear. the 1998 virginia state law bars the removal of memorials. >> so at this point, the best read we have at the county level is the statue stays. >> reporter: but
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court battle under way elsewhere could create an opening. when they last raised objection a year ago, they were given funding to put memorials on the lawn to discuss african american history. those markers, still in the works. >> thank you, julie. another noose has been found outside a home in d.c. it's bringing the community together to speak out against with hate. the noose was found at a home under construction on 36th place southeast last thursday. it's the sixth incident in our region in the last six weeks. the house sits right across the street from an elementary school and a lot of parents are concerned. it makes me nervous for the children. for the older people that live in the neighborhood, everybody. >> i don't have an answer for that type of thing. it doesn't make any sense. >> reporter: on sunday, two nearby churche
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together to take a stand against hate. d.c. mayor bowser said signs of hate, ignorance and violence are not welcome in the district. in april, a noose was found in a fraternity house. four days later, bananas tied to nooses were found on the campus at american university. on may 11th, a teacher found a noose hanging from a light fixture at crofton middle school and a noose was found at hirshhorn and days later one was found in the museum of african american history and culture. >> when it comes to safetrack, metro is getting set to say mission accomplished. news4 as a copy of a report tonight that claims the main objectives of the maintenance program have now been met. they say it's a smoother ride on the system and delays are down. in fact, metro tells us it has replaced so many wooden rail
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together, you could stack them up as high as the washington monument twice. our transportation reporter adam tuss reports from the ballston station. >> reporter: metro's ready to declare safetrack a success but do riders believe that things have gotten better on the system? >> i will call it a success if we all can get around safer. >> reporter: kristin says she can't say for sure that things are better. >> kind of hard for riders to gauge whether or not it's been a success. >> absolutely. we know that we've waited a lot longer and certain routes have been really hard. >> reporter: metro said it was able to get three years worth of badly needed maintenance done in just one year. and take a look here, the transit agency said it replaced so many defective wooden rail ties which hold the tracks from place that you could stack them as high as the washington monument, twice. metro says
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program is preventable, but that likesly means more delays and closures. metro's gm has had to sell safetrack to high profile figures. d.c.'s mayor wondered about it all. >> reporter: do you think safetrack is working? >> i don't think we don't know enough about it. >> reporter: shouldn't we know more by now? >> yes, i think we should, the metrics should be easy to understand and digest for decision-make decision-makers. >> reporter: but metro says there's fewer delays and disruptions. today as ride ors on the orange and silver line deal with more safetrack related delays, there's still questions that remain. >> you never know. i walked down here and i'm like, is it going it be ten minutes or two minutes? there's no real consistency still. >> reporter: at the ballston station, adam tuss, news4. an affordable housing project more than a decade in the making is a
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in fairfax. officials cut the ribbon on the project on monument drive near fairfax corner. it's a public/private partnership, the apartments are on county land under a long-term lease, but will be operated by a private group. the apartments rent for the mid 800s, for an efficiency to $1,500 a month for a three-bedroom. it's the first new product launched by apple since 2015. today the tech company unveiled its new home pod. the speaker uses siri to play music, give you the weather and control other wireless devices in your home. the pod will cost about 350 bucks and goes on sale in december. it will have plenty of competition. amazon and google already have similar products on the market. at today's event, apple also unveiled a new i-phone operating system that will let you pay people electronically. more trouble over the president's tweets. nbc's hallie jackson tells us why his posts could
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the i-team getting results to make our community safer. the changes made as a result of the investigation to keep predatory teachers from slipping through the cracks. and storm team4 is getting results as well. going from gloomy to some sunshine. and you asked for 90s, at least some of you have. and they look to be in the forecast. right now, though, lots of cloud cover. we'll talk about the next couple days in just a minute. he's a guy with values. he's somebody who says, i am going to make change. and i wanna make change not for the richest, not for the most powerful, i'm gonna make change to make this economy work better for hardworking families. that's who he is. i'm tom perriello, and as governor i'll fight
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that leaves no region or race behind. let's prove that donald trump's values are not virginia values.
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the news4 i-team is working for you tonight. local parents can now find more information about predators in the classroom. >> and that's a direct result of the i-team's investigation uncovering weaknesses in how some maryland and virginia schools deal with teachers accused of misconduct with students. scott macfarlane joins us with more changes that are being ordered to better protect our children. >> that's right. for months, the news4 i-team has investigated local teachers who admitted sexual misconduct yet managed to slip through the cracks, escaping with their teaching licenses intact. in some cases, for years. in at least one case, even finding work teaching again. because of our reporting, virginia stiffened its laws to better track law-breaking teachers. now teachers in virginia and maryland are poised for another big change. 12 years ago, this fai
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crisis no parent wants to face. his daughter's english teacher was charged with assault after the teen and classmates accused the teacher of inappropriately touching them. >> she had the least of the problems with the guy. her friends got it worse. >> reporter: the educator lost his job and his teaching license. but other parents and neighbors might never know it. partly because the school district tdidn't publicly announce the teacher's fate. >> their image, to keep it out of the news. >> reporter: but also parents don't get to know why teachers' licenses are revoked or canceled, even when it's for sexual misconduct. all they can find is a list of names. >> this is an issue that concerns me as a lawmaker and a parent. >> reporter: mark keemz said the state department is not giving parents enough information. >> what are the reasons? what are the specifics? sometimes you might guess based on rumors but it would be nice
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to have the fact. >> reporter: citing our investigation, he's asked the state to consider expanding what it tells the public, the reason the license is revoked, like other states do. doing so would make a teacher easier to background for any parent or future employers. the i-team found maryland offered even less information per for years, there was no public listing of teachers who had licenses revoked, no way to track what happened to a suspected bad apple. >> the reality is that we want more information to be out there, we know that our parents, that our community leaders, that our folks in local government who are doing hiring, we want to make it easier for them to be able to make well informed decisions. >> reporter: council member craig rice made a formal request to change policy and within days, it hn
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>> we begin posting this information in the interest of better informing the public about serious actions taken against educator licenses in the state. >> reporter: maryland state superintendent of schools ordered the posting of a list of teachers for whom licenses have been stripped, including when and why. >> to make sure that we have a great teacher in front of every student in every classroom in the state of maryland. >> we have compiled and posted these new resources for parents in our nbc washington app. you go to the investigations page. you'll see a section called slipping through the cracks. there you can search, truly search by teacher's name and school district. jim and doreen? narrator: "the time is always right to do what is right. ralph northam. army doctor during the gulf war.
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progressive democrat. in the senate, he passed the smoking ban in restaurants, stopped the transvaginal ultrasound anti-choice law, and stood up to the nra. as lieutenant governor, dr. northam is fighting to expand access to affordable healthcare. ralph northam believes in making progress every day. and he won't let donald trump stop us.
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president trump is under fire again for a twitter storm linking his revised travel ban and the terror attack in london. on saturday night, the president's first response to the attack referred directly to his revised travel ban, which is currently headed for the supreme court. subsequent tweets blamed political correctness for what the president called a watered down version of the ban. and after critics pointed out that his own administration had admonished reporters for calling it a travel ban, he wrote that people, lawyers and courts can call it what they want, but he's calling it what we need and what it is, a travel ban. nbc news chief white house correspondent hallie jackson joins us now. hallie, some of the legal experts think the president is sabotaging his own case with these tweets. >> reporter: that's it, doreen. a question tonight whether the president's words could end up coming back to haunt him in the long run as the supreme court takes a look at the travan
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constitutional. let's break it down. why does it matter what the president called it, whether it's a travel ban or executive order. here's why. other judges in lower courts have used the president's words as reasoning to block that ban and so there is an expectation that tweets like this one, tweets like the ones he had today could in fact end up in some of those arguments. and it's not just outside legal experts too. one of the president's biggest supporters, a well known conservative lawyer, george conway, husband of kellyanne conway, was out today saying essentially that tweets on legal matters could hurt the president's argument down the road. the white house seemingly unconcerned about this, they said today, deputy press secretary sarah huckabee in the west wing said, doesn't matter what we call it, it's semantics. the president wants national security and that's the bottom line. >> so much drama with this president and his tweeting. mr. trump also tweeted
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directly at the mayor of london. and that's caused a lot of controversy. what's the white house said today about that? >> second time in 24 hours, that you saw the president go after mayor sadiq khan for this phrase that he used, no reason to be alarmed. the mayor talking about the increased police presence on the streets of london. the president taking it to mean something else essentially. so the white house was pressed on this today, because this created british backlash, the idea that the president would so soon after a terrorist attack, go after the mayor of the city. the president said he was not looking to pick a fight with the mayor, but saying there was reason to be alarmed because terror attacks are happening all over the world. you'll see coming up in "nightly news," but we have the mayor of london who responded to this, saying he's not going to be thrown or focused on this ill-informed tweet from the
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>> hallie jackson can be seen again on "nbc nightly news" with lest lester holt. we hope you will stay tuned for that. >> and doug is back, and look who's back from italy where the weather was stunning on the canal in venice, is that right? >> yeah. it was lovely. >> all the pictures on instagram and facebook. >> i wish you guys could have been there. [ laughter ] >> missed you. >> does the storm team4 have work over there? i wasn't sure if you were getting my information. glad you had a great time. happy that you're back. you're coming back to gloomy weather today and the next couple days, but not all that bad. you were out on the water. i want to show you this awesome shot. we don't see it very often. that's the woodrow wilson bridge in the background. that's the sailing marina in the bottom. did you know it's also the location of the potomac river sailing association? >> i did not. >> now you do. you can see all the sail boats there. >> you can see them sailing now. >> great place
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for sailing. and no, i've never done it. let's take a look outside. temperature currently in the 70s. 74 degrees, the current number. we'll continue to see the numbers drop a little bit, not much. cloud cover winds out of the south. again, some showers popping up, around indianapolis, culpeper and fredericksburg. a few more to the north with this frontal boundary dropping through. notice how unsettled it is to the south. and up to the north as well. where a system will drop down to our area, that will change things for us the next couple days. a little bit on the dreary side. 68, clouds early, mostly cloudy at noon. but some sunshine tomorrow. 73 degrees. sun and clouds by 4:00. can't rule out an isolated shower tomorrow, but most of the day is dry. 7:00, nice weather, temperatures around 77. next couple days, cool, high of 70 on wednesday. 73 on thursday with more clouds. more sun
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and then we get into the heat. 84 on saturday. and then sunday, monday, tuesday, and wednesday, call it a heat wave. >> a what? >> my voice is not what it used to be. it's terrible. >> thank you, doug. nbc4 is working for you in the community. angie goff moderated a panel discussion today at a conference to social change. mcon was held and it helps people to find ways to create a movement and spark a change. the panel focused on using technologies to solve community issues. comcast nbc universal is the
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this is the xfinity sports desk. the nats have won thrive games this season -- 35 games. topping the national league. they have scored more runs than any other team in the majors. tonight we're learning the nationals will be losing some of that production. nats announced jason werth will be placed on the ten-day disabled list with a left-foot contusion. he sat out yesterday after fouling a ball off that foot in the ninth inning. last night, dusty baker said x-rays were negative. werth was on crutches and was not looking good. a positive note for the nationals. ryan zimmerman is raking and the fans are taking nic
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he bolted in first place in all-star fan voting for first baseman, overtaking anthony rizzo of the world champion cubs. he leads the majors with a .374 batting average and blasted his 16th homer of the year yesterday against the a's. bryce harper continues to lead the outfield votes. in fact, he leads all players with over 1.4 million votes. murphy leads second baseman. the next closest player, javier baez. and is over 400,000 votes behind. now if anyone can find a way to stop these two men, kevin durant and steph curry, please send a memo to tyronn lue and the cleveland cavaliers. 65 points combined between the two stars. everyone still buzzing about that play, curry dribbling all around lebron james, putting him on skates, then going for the lay-up. some say curry double-dribbled at one point. come on! that was incredible. cur curry with a
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points, 11 assists, 10 rebounds. and durant was a part of everything. 33 points, 13 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 blocks. golden state's 132 points, the most nin a final games, the mos in 30 years. lebron james not a fan of the question about the need to defend home court. >> um, well, are you a smart guy? >> think so. >> so if we don't defend home court, what happens? >> yeah, we know. >> i'm asking you. all right, that answers your question. >> no, i'm good. just need some food and some wine. i'll be all right. >> wise words, food and wine. >> give him a glass. [ laughter ] >> some of that in italy. >> there you go. >> all right, but in nashville, we know there will be more than just wine flowing as fans take in game 4 of the stanley cup finals.
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finals game saturday, so pittsburgh is leading the series, 2-1. p.k. subban told reporters that sidney crosby said his breath stinks. >> whoa. >> earlier, subban walking in the arena with a bag full of mouth wash. fans outside supporting the preds' d man. this man making his own bottle. a for effort, f for spelling. he left out the h in pittsburgh. game four, tonight on nbc4. yesterday and today, a celebration of the 80th anniversary of d.c.'s wake robin golf club, the oldest african american women's golf club in the country. a group of african american women, all wives of all black men's clubs, decided they were tired of being golf widows. they fought to play and their legacy living on
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those ladies get out there. >> good for them. >> thank you, sherry.
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