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more shootings tonight in the district, and new images of , suspects after a deadly weekend. alive after five days. in a building destroyed by fire. >> completely unacceptable and inexcusable that there was someone in there. >> d howid no one know he was there? news 4 at 11:00 begins with breaking news. >> a complete and total denial, with backing from the wte house, senate republicans and his wife by his side. >> judge brett kavanaugh is now denying allegations from two bmen. thisan with a "washington post" report eight days ago. senate republicans have wanted to get him in front of a camera ever since. >> tonight, it happened, on fox news. perhaps a preview of thingso come on thursday. leon harris gets us up to date. >> jim and wendy, judge brett kavanaugh depetedly denied all
allegations being made against him. over and over, he'snsisted he's always treated women with quote, dignity and respect. but the point he tried hardest to hammer home tight is that he wants s the process to be f. >> i want a fair process, where i can defend my integrity. i know i'm telling the truth. i know my life-long record. and i'm n going to let false accusations drive me out of this process. america's about fairness and hearing from both sides. and i didn't do this or anything resembling this. these are -- this is wrong. >> kavanaugh denied ever knowing christine blasey fordom the accusing him of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school. and tonight, the first time, we're seeing the letter that blasey ford sent saturday tose tor chuck grassley, explaining why she came forward. she explains that she wanted the decision-makers to have all the
information about their candidate, and she wro this, quote, my original intent was first and foremost to be a a pful citizen in confidential way that would minimize collateral damage to all families friends involved, end quote senator grassley wrote back today, thanking f blasey ford coming forward. grassley vowed that thursday's committee hearing to blasey ford and to judge kavanaugh. jim, wendy, back to you. >> leon, thank you. we have morereaking news now. the earecent outk of shootings in thetr dict continues tonight. juck a b from a crime walk that was aimed at stopping violence. >> it was also the same block where four people were st in a single ints dent friday night. news 4's shomari stone is live for us on benning road in northeast washington with the latest. shomari? >> reporter: good evening, jim and wendy. d.c. police have responded to four shootings today alone,
including o behind me on benning road and one just within the past hour. s let's rollome video. this is near the dbrentwoo rec center on downing place northeast. police confirmed just about an hour ago, they found a man shot and unresponsive. homicide detectives are on scene, but we don't know the man's condit on. backut here live, this fire uck pulled up a short time ago. firefighters are across the street on the other side of that 18-wheeler, and they are cleaning the pavement. keep in mind, there was a shooting there. police are investigating here on benning road northeast. this is the same block where four people wrp shot friday night. d.c. police released this video of two persons of interest from this past friday night's shooting on the 1800 block of benning road northeast around 11:00 at night. police found four people wounds.g from gunshot all the people survived. police are investigating both shootings and won't tell us if
they're cop next nnected. >> this is absolutel unbelievable. >> reporter: kathy henderson was at a crime walk with police and people who live in the neighborhood at the time of tonight's >> we're not tolerating this type of violence in our a communit our walk was punctuated by a call that there's another shooting ver this has to stop. this has to actually stop. we're sick of it. >> reporter: indeed, people in this neighborhood, many of them walked up to meehile we w in the live truck editing the piece you just saw, telling us, again, ey are sick and tired of this gu gun violence in southeast and northeast d.c. police are continuing to investigate the shooting that b happenind me. no word on the victim's condition. if you have any about the shooting that happened today, four of them, the one he on benniroad, the one in the brentwood neighborhood, call d.c. police. live here in northeast, shomari stone, news 4. >> all right, shomari, thank you.
now, let's turn to the forecast and, folks, so, it's another damp and dreary night outthere. >> oh there's still an awful lot of green on that radar, doug. >> yeah, there really is, guys.s it's a nasty day out there. nasty way to start off the work wet. look at we've got out there. the rain continuing to fall, areas of shower usactivity, plain rain and drizzle, too. even when you don't have the rain, you don't pick it up on drizzle.r, still seeing but everybody seeing it. look at loudon county. the wider view this is making its way in from the ocean. thiss going to be fairly nasty start to our day tomorrow on your tuesday. we will start to see some changes tomorrow. out there right no temperatures only in the 60s. we have not droppedt all and i don't think we're going to drop throughout the night. something else coming tomorrow, and especially wednesday. today, very fall-like. by wednesday, we're back to, summnd that comes with some severe weather. we'll talk about that chance, as
well in a few minutes. >> okay, thanks, doug. found alive after five days. a 74-year-old manr voo survives that building destroyed by fire in southeast last week. his door warpe by the fire and the water, trapping him inside. thest big queion tonight, how did no one know he was there? news4's jackie bensen spoke to a d.c. council member who is furious tonight. jackie? >> reporter: jim, this is an amazing story. this man was inside his apartment over there on the second floor, watching tv, we understand, not knowing that a four-alarm fire was raging around him. >> but it's completely unacceptable and inexcusable that there was someone in there for five days a d wen't know about it. >> reporter: the 162-unit arthur capper senior residence in southeast burned for hours on wednesday. charles allen says he was in the
command center athe rec center next door when members of the edgewood management company district sembled officials that all of the residents were accounted for and had been evacuated from t burning building. but five days later, structural engineers going through the building heard a voice. >> and we go, is somebody in there? and he goes, yes. so, i said, we'llet you out. and he said, i'm not going any place. reporter: the 74-year-old was found in his second floor apartment and the engineers used a kitchen chair to carry him outside. district officials held a press conference to address the extraordinary discovery. >> so, initially, the management company confirmed that everyone on the list wasr. accounted today, they acknowledged that he was -- they had not laid eyes on him personallyhough they had the other people who they checked off on their list. >> reporter: now, according to
people familiar with this building and who know some of the folks who live there, this man was notorious for never wanting to leave his artment, rarely came downstairs. our calls to edgewood management tonight wede not itely returned. live in southeast washington, jackie bensen, news 4. >> thank you, jackie. new at 11:00, there's a plan to cra down on k-2 and spice in the district. we've been following a huge spike in the drugs, overdoses in recent months. now, mayor bowser said she's going to introduce emergency legislation that would change a technicality and how these synthetic drugs aclassified. bowser says theon legislati would make it easier for police to arrest people who make and sell these synthetic drugs. witnesses told police that the man suspected of killing a jogger last week in logan circle was an avid user of 2. not clear if anthony crawford llegedly the night he
attacked wendy martinez. well, tonight crime meeting in martinez's availabneighborhood, police chief talked about the k-2 program. >> what we arehe seeing with k-2 use is we are seeing people who are becoming comatose and they're passing out. we're not seeing random violence with the-2. >> detectives say the attack on martinez appears to have been bo violent and random. >> deputy attorney general rod rosenstein may be thinking about his next job. he was not fired today during a visit to the white house, but whether he's employed by the end of this week is an open question. here were reports today that rosenstein was headed to the white house this morning to resign or be fired. but a very visible hand shahi with cef of staff john kelly changed that narrative today.il rosenstein meet directly with president trump on thurs y thursday. a"new york times" report last friday claimed rosenstein
considered invoking the 25th amendment to reve the president from power. the report even suggested rosenstein condered secretly recording mr. trump last year. rosenstein denies "the times" report. maryland governor larry hogan wants four more years. ben jealous wants his job. and both men squared off in the first and only debate before november's election. it was taped this morning outside of baltimore. both men outlining w they'd be best for that position and arguing over health care, gunro cont the economy. >> my four-year record is clear. we've led the nation, we've increased jobs, increased wages and you just can't keep making up these stories. >> governor, please. you can go to benjealous.com. all the -- i'm not going to go to benjealous.com. >> all of my plans are there. >> a poll released by last week shows that governor hogan is
leading jealous by 22oints. 54 to 32. and a reminder, news 4's hosting a live debate with the candidates for virginia's u.s. senate seat on wednesday night. senator tim kaine will square off against republican challenger cory stewart. that debate will be moderated by nbc news political directorto chuck, with questions from news 4's julie carey. you can watch it on nbc 4 fuzz or stream it live on the nbc news washington app. ext at 11:00, neighbors rush to save a baby crawling through traffic. >> i was, liken complete shocgh tonit, what police say about how he got there. inspirational steps. the new device that's helping paralyzed patients walk f the first time in years.n and nhl team rolls out a new mascot. the reaction -- not quite what
and taught kids to be carpenters and welders. our economy works best when everyone has a skill, like shipbuilding. that's why i created career and technical academies across virginia and passed a law to expand job training for young people. i'm tim kaine, and i approve this message. here in virginia, we have to build an economy that works for all. this is not what you want to see on a street. a baby crawling across a double yellow line. this is a busy newroersey . police suspect the 10-hospith-m slipped out a door a sibling accidentally left open and was just taking off. a man and a woman tt lived nearby stopped traffic. the man was holding his own infant when he talke about rescuing someone else's child. >> i blocked traffic and got out and stood by theby i didn't feel comfortable picking the baby up, because i
didn't know exactly what was going on. anybody in that situation would have one the samething. >> another neighbor helped return the child to his parents. the family was described as warm and say they are ancaring. police are investigating in determining if any charges are going to be t filed againstse parents. >> frightening picture. tomorrow, bill cosby, once dubbed america's dad, will be sentenced for drugging and seally assaulting a woman back in 2004. a jury convicted himac b last april. well, cosby walke into court today saying nothing. his attorneys want to keep him out of pron, but prosecutors are asking for five to ten years. the victim i this case, andrea n sta constand, took the stand today, wanting justice as the court sees fit. tonight, there i new hope for millions of people who are bound to wheelchampionships cause they have spinal cord injuries. >> it's a breakthrough. treatment and grueling physical
her by her therapy is helping some those learn to walk again. >> reporter: jeff was in anev accident s years ago, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. but look at him now. he's taking small steps, which are a giant leap forward in his independence. now, able to walk 0 yar with help and live on his own. >> gradually more and more ian do more of it myself. >> reporter: today, researchers from the university of louisville and the mayo clinic reporte patients taking time. for the first made possible by a divison implanted on the spine that wakes uperhes so they can function again after intense physical itraining. shows recovery can happen, injury.ars after >> how would you characterize this? >> i would characterize it as brvethtaking. gis incredible hope to people. e. our honored guest, christopher reev >> reporter: 20 years after christopher reeve wast paralyzed, it seems farfetche that anyone with such a cat
strof you can injury could ever walk again >> doing okay? >> yep. >> but for jeff and millionsf other patients -- >> i'm not going to stop. i'm going to keep going. >> reporter: it's now a dream within reach. are here ma ellis, abc news, new york. >> that's extraordinary. that's great. >> yes. >> all right.t make stop. find the faucet. turn it off. >> if ionly. ish i could, you know -- i'm not going to lie to you, sometimes i sre out the window and i try to make things happen. most of the time, it's snow. >> mr. wizard. >> you do that on facebook live? where can we find that camera? >> let's show you what we are dealing with. you know it is not -- it is a nasty night out there. not very nice. it hasn't been a nice day. people out and about in georgetown, yeah, you got to share the umbrellas. some people out there with their umbrellas,ome not. t it's on the cool side tonight. matching umbrellas.
pretty cool. out there, we have the drizzle and the cloud cover. can't even see the top of the washington monument right current temperature at 66. those numbers not going to be moving that much. we may drop a degree or two, but that's it. 61 in martinsburg. 70 in annalis, 66 over towards fredericksburg. now, rain, eaide. we're going to continue to see this all night tonight, right into early tomorrow, too. you can see the rain's not too heavy, but even though some areas like fairfax, it doesn't show any rain here, we're still seeing d ozzle in parts the area. still coming down, bethesda, over to clinto leesburg, towards the warrenton area. showers just about everywhere. give yourself plenty of extra time on theroadways, as well. i think tomorrow morning's rush is going to be tnasty. al clouds here and the rain back to the west. a lot of this rain actually stcoming from the from the atlantic, making its way back towards the mountains. we're not done just yet.
a long way to go befe this all moves through. temperatures tomorrow, getting up there from where they were today. only in the 60s this afternoon. morrow.rederick 83 in fredericksburg. sunshine to the south. day.s way late in the we're going to be in the clouds most of the day. here's tomorrow morning, 8:00 a.m. shower activity. drizzles, showers, fog. not nice at all. noon, not a good day to get lunch outdoors. we're still talking shower activity. it will be light. we get taf the rnoon, we start to see the winds shift out of the south. if we can get enough iearing, anhink we will down south, we could get into the low 80s. we may do that in d.c., but very tough forecast here, because i think the temperatures are going to vary big time between the t north a south, areas around our region. by 8:00 a.m. on wednesday, still more clouds, areas of fog there. we get into sunshine on wednesday. we break out into the sunshine, into the warmer temperatures, and that leaves a chance for some thunderstorm activity. here's 6:00.
notice this line of storms making its way through here, 6: , 7:00, 8:00 on wednesday. could be strong to possibly severe storms. that's somhing i'll be watching for sure. tomorrow, 78 degrees is where weioin we're going. 85 on wednesday, we get some sunshine there for sure. good chance of those afternoon storms. 72 on thursday. still a chance for and make it stop, okay, fine. friday, it's over. we see some sunshine onfriday, a high of 78. slight chance on saturd. but the back to sunshine on sunday and monday. end really, most of next week looking a lit better now than this week. we do need a dry streak. >> yeah, we do. >> we've got a f days coming. >> cthanks. oming up, bryce harper with someor hiy, as the nats make someor hiy, as the nats make their final stand.
this is the xfinity sports desk. >> well, we know the feeling in this town. it's hard to get away. i blame text messages. >> there's always one more thing to do. for the redskins, it's practice, a meeting tomorrow, and then af week and timing is everything. trent williams had planned minor ee surgery today. 120-yard rusher adrian peterson did sprain his ankle sunday, so maybe this early bye week was a good idea after all. recover and reflect. >> it was a good game, but you know, we have to keep getting , better because there's still a lotst of we can clean up. i like where we're headed. guys are lked in. guys are focused on getting better. it's just a contie was process. >> always a great feeling to go
mnto the bye week with a w. give your tea some confidence. give your team some momentum. bi gest thing, we justot to be ready when we get back and head to new orleans, because they're a great team, and we lost to them lastwe year. ave to get better. all right, we paid good money for these umbrellas and we're going to use them. nationals hosting the marlins tonigh bottom of t fourth, napts up 2-1, two on, and bryce harperer th harper skying the ball to left. austin dean over, makes the catch. we don't usually show you a zsa fly. harper's 100tbi of the season. first time he's done that. anthony rendon. he's beeno hot. crushes the ball to left. that's gone. two-run shot. four rbi in the game for rendon. that gets a harper hug. nats up 5-1. hey, they're not done.
juan soto, next up. yeah, that's a home run. 21st. passes mickey mantle for
fourth-most rbi by a teenager with 66. un, to be a teenager and hitting home rs again. nats beat the martins 7-3. and the wizards holding new day at the team's training facility in congress heights. dwight howard, the newest player in the red, white and blue. bradley beal a the wizards have made the playoffs four of the last five seasons, but have notce advan past the conference semifinals. with lebron james in thewest, the east, a little more wide open, and the wizards hoping to takeva age. >> we have a great team. you look at us on paper, you think, man, thiseam is dominant. we have all the pieces. so, you know, we know it starts be john and i. >> i really starts in the locker room, you know, it starts with l of us. we've got to have the mentality every time we step on the floor an come into the building. just work. we're going to have our fun. we're g ng to smile
andenjoy this, but you know, we all came to work. >> dwit howard bothered by a
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