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tonight, a warni for anyone living in or traveling to europe. there are reports that al-qaeda is planning an attack there. good sunday, everyone. the rare advisory for american travelers is a step below a formal warning. visitors to europe are to be aware of potential threats. but the question, is anyone changing travel plans because of it. reporter: officials are saying there is no specific threat, but they want travelers to be cautious. the state department the warning american citizens to use caution when traveling in europe because al-qaeda continues to plot attacks. a dulles inteational airport, travelers told news 4 that won't change their behavior when they get to eope. >> i'm concerned, but i'm still going. i don't think anything will
happen to us. >> so, i have to go. whether there is alert or not. and whatever happen, happens. mother is very sick. i have to see her. >> reporter: the alert talks about the potential of attacks on public transportation and infrastructure and warned americans to be aware of their surroundings. >> police agencies have been very effective over the last few years in stopping those threats, so the threats still there. >> reporter: the alert says european governments have taken precautions to guard against attacks. the alert does not tell citizens not to travel to europe, just be cautious. >> we have to be vigilant ever where. haven't felt unsafe. >> kind of sad to say thisis the world we live in and it just not in france, bombs are
going off in all countries, in all societies. >> if i hear something like that and get scared, i think they've won, so i just keep going. >> reporr: as you mentioned, this advisory is a step below a travel warning, which could be devastating to tourism. back to you. >> thank you. a minor earthquake hit virgin. the 3.0 quake hit yesterday afternoon around 4:17. the epicenter was north of richmond. wasn't that powerful, but was felt in richmond and charlottesville, also felt in canton, north carolina. no injuries or damageas reported. police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting in northwest washington. it happened just before 1:00
this morning on howard street. when police got to the scene, ey found two pple who had been shot. the victims were taken to the local hospital. that's where one of them died. police have identified the victim as 22-year-old michael moss crners om silver spring, maryland. the second victim was treated and released. so far, no aarrest. family and friends of local l navy seal are membering his life today. he played varsity football for three years. was co-captain his senior year. he was killed two weeks ago in helicopter crash. he will be buried in arlington national cemetery nexto his best friend who was killed in iraq two years ago. a newttack on a student at the university of maryland. it happened at 4:30 this morning
on campus. it's the latest in a strong of robberi robberies. >> reporter: police say it was around 4:30 in the morning. the victim was walking alone on his way to queen ann. he was tackled by three m and relieved of his wallet. a string of robberies is troubling enough, but whatever -- these robberies must be shaken because thisne happened on campus. >> it's getting ridiculous. every week, you hear something else. >> reporter: police recently made an arrest. the last time they had one like this was on asunday in may. robbers didn't get anything then, still, more than a few students have their crime stories. >> this guy cos up to us and
tells us saw a robbery while he was inside seven 11. i haven't felt that safe at night. college park can be very ify safetiwise. sometimes, it's hard because the campus is so open. >> reporter: for now, police have been increasing patrols and warning students not to be out beeen 2:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. they've also tried to crack down on strangers around campus. >> i never take valuables with me. >> i occasionally walk alone, so i've got to look out for myself. >> there's only so much you can do unless you get more cops. the city doesn't have in money any ways. >> in response to the most recent attk, there's a change in reporting emergencies.
if you dial 911 on your cell phone from campus, the call will g directly to campus police. tonight, hopes of finding two american balloonists missing near the italian costs are dwindling. they were flying in a balloon race wednesday when they disappeared. crews have been searching in the air. also, on the water as well. and the ground. in fact, they're using special underwater cameras, b at this time, they see no sign of the pair or their balloon. a retired coast guard says the chance of finding them alive after four days is quote, likely. there's been a new development in the john benet ramsey case. they're asking a new set of questions about the death. also, some new rules for he road in maryland that affect both drivers and bikers.
find out what you need to do to stay safe, not get fined. tomorrow ishe first monday in october. that mea the supreme court gets back to work. in terms of our forecast, looks like rain's on the agenda. >> we made two days without rain, but we're not going to make it anywhere than a few more hours. shows moving in. your back to work forecast coming up. coming up, the capitals play for a perfect preseason. the wizards have a little fun in fairfax. plus, the nationals season finale in new york. could it be the last for this man as a national? adam dunn. news 4ontinues.
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police in boulder, colorado are taking a new look at the jonbenet ramsey case. the 6-year-old was killed nearly 14 years ago now. invest dpigators are conducting new round of interviews and have contacted jonbenet's brother, who was 9 at the tim a 41-year-old man was convicted, but he was released when his dna
did not match the evidence. maryland's new bike laws went into effect. they include fines of up to $500 for motorists who passwithin 500 feet of psycyclists. meanwhile, bicyclists must stay to the right of traffic and use a bike lane or shoulder if there is one. >> i think it makes sense. from a safety standpoint. >> i don't trust anyoneand all it takes is one out of 100 and they run you over. >> officials say the new laws are designed to protect bicyclists and drivers. police say n bicyclists died in accidents last year. last month, a 30-yearld law student was hit and killed by an suv while riding her bike. former white house cef of staff rahm emanuel made it official today. he is in fact running for mayor of chicago. in a video posted on his
mpaign website, emanuel focuses on violence and spending. >> we can no longer accept business as ual and attacking our budget deficit -- we should be guided by only the need to protect our neighbors and ensure taxpayer dollars aren't wasted. >> emanuel resigned friday. the p president named pete rouse as int rim replacement. the supreme court goes back to work tomorrow with elaina kagan taking the bench for the first time. it's the first time three women will be serving at the same time. e court will tackle cases -- also look at california case to decide whher violent video games should be sold to minors. the justices are set to review cases reviewing safety standards
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thoughor the turkish festival which spanned several blocks on pennsylvania avenue. turkish americans invited everyone to sample the culture and arts. housewor there were arts, crafts, jewelly and lots of tasty food to sample as wechlt chefs attempted to create the longest -- at this point, we do not know if it broke the record. the celebration will continue for the next few days. it is of course turkish restaurant week. chuck bell, in case you didn't know. >> i was eating off the other end. nice. >> looks like they beat the rain. >> we were advertising the rain coming in thsecond half of the day today. boy, it's out there now. getting wet out there once again. just what we didn'tecessarily
want was more rain. it was going to add up to a half an inch, but this is n going the heavy events like last week. unfortunately, they may interfere with your monday morning commute. we waited for the rain and as a result, people got the chance to geoutside and find different ways to get out. running and jogging, soccer playing, baseball playing, everything you wanted to do. little golf. that's where i usually am right there by the water tr on a beautiful sunday afternoon. usually, i have to bring out the galoshes. the clouds have really rolled in. our high made it up to 67 degrees. think overcast outside with the rain coming down. today was our second day in a row. tomorrow will be our third. last time, we had three days in a row.
cooler than average. september 10th, 11th and 12th. the last time we had four day ins a row cooler than average, june 30th and july 1st, 2nd and 3rd. unbelievable stretch of temperatures we've had around here. 61 degrees. light rain is falling all across maryland. the rain is still waiting i in getting out to the western suburbs. that is going to be -- the rest of this evening. there are steadier showers trying toeltdown across virginia and more rain back out to the west as well. we're caught in a pinch around here. clouds will be the rule and not the exception for monday, tuesday and much of wednesday as well. not going to rain all week, but these two low pressure areas are cutting off from the jet stream and joining forces.
as a result, sunshine will be at aremium for at least the next three days around here. eventually, the coastal storm will thedominant area of low pressure, but 's going to have a lot of instability and as a result, plenty of clouds and risk of shers. this evening, cloudy and cool. light rain. chilly, light rain likely. moderate at times. rain tapering off -- not done with the rain chances. probably until wednesday afternoon. we finally turn the corner. next weekend -- 75 and sunny. up next in sports, the c the season and wizards at the season and wizards at training ca
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this might be it for adam dunn. >> might be it. a lot of fans gave him a standing ovation. they all cheered for him and wanted him back. today might be it. we don't know. nationals playing their season file in new york and there's no doubt the biggest question, could it be the last game for slugger adam dunn as a national.
manager believes dunn will be back next season, but dunn said today, he wants to play in t postseason before his career is over. top two is where we start. dunn at the plate facing mike pelfrey and adam dunn chases a high one there. that's strikeout number 199 this season. a career high. dunn finished the game 1 for 4. top five, still no ore. gonzalez uwith runners on the corners. bernadina scores. nationals take a 1-0 lead. bottom six. game tied at one. hernandez getting help from defense. nyjer morgan coming in makes the back handed grab. stays tied at one. nates played 15. perezacing maxwell with the bases loaded. just upstairs. ball four. that walked in the winning run and the mets' fans are like, come on. come on.
nationals win their season finale 2-1 in 14 innings. here's the skipper. >> i'm happy with the effort we got. i know our guys grinded it out. th gave us everything they have. i feel like we should have won more ball game, but you know, we built on last year aittle bit. we built on that and hopefully, we can ctinue to make progress. >> wrigg >>. the capitals trying to achieve their first preseason scored a goal in all but e period during the preseason. today, the caps hosting the national predators at the verizon center. he stopp all 13 shots he ced, but his back-up, he had trouble. second period, no score. check out the one predator in fronhere. three defenders and well, he
beats savorin. nashville leading1-0. third period. trying to tie it up. pass to greene. having trouble with it. joe ward gets the loose puck and gets a shorthanded goal. 2-0, nashville. just like that. you can make up the sound effects in the background if you'd lik at home. but here, five minutes later, ward again in front. capitals lose 3-0. finish the season 5-1. the caps open the regular-season on friday in atlanta. that's how it works. fun today in fairfax. the wizards closing out fan test at george mason university. the highlight came at the end. arooifs did not participate. there's a little grin there. i like that. it's the white team versus the
black. white team turns it over to leon. big man throws it down. hopefully we see a lot of that this season. john wall fakes a three-pointer. drives. dishes to booker. remember, kid sharing is caring. more sharing. this time, wall throws it up to vail. he can be prty scial this season. black team with it here. tries to force a pass. black steps in for the steal, recovering from a broken foot. looks like he's just fine. the white team beats the black team. wizards begin play on tuesday in dallas. the ryder cup will finish on monday for the first time in its 83-year history. why? because more rain delivered by mother nature. chalk up a five hour and 45 minute rain delay. the u.s. is trailing by three
pointsoing into singles play tomorrow. you know what happens after the rain? a pleasant rainbow and i'm an avid cereal eater, so give me lucky charms. tigewoods, suffers his worst ryder cup defeat. 21-year-old ricky fowler playing with phil mickelson. fowler and mickelson won the hole. shot of the day blongs to jeff overton. second shot on the par 4 eight from 140 yards out. golf fans, you will love this shot. sound up. >> yeah! come on! come o >>love it. >> that sounded like me after won the oreo cookie trip. the europeans lead nine and a half, six and a half. all 12 singles matches will be