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the victims, men over the age of 60. the method, the same. as the men try to get into their car, a man approaches from behind with a knife, forces them into the passengers seat and drives their car to an atm. forces them to withdrawal money from the atm then drives the car to a place close by a metro station and then the suspect continues his get away on foot. police fingerprinting the victim's cars trying to identify the suspect. this happened last wednesday and again on saturday and yet again yesterday. what's going on with this guy. >> this is speculating, but we believe he's desperate and that he has found a place where he's comfortable. we are doing what we can to make him uncomfortable there now. >> nicks diner is up the street. this is what they are saying about the crime scene.
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>> it's unheard of. it scares you. >> i think it's a damn shame it happened three times in a row and they can't catch him. don't they have security there at all. >> doesn't give you a great deal of confidence, does it. >> reporter: we take the safety of our shoppers seriously. we are cooperating with the montgomery county police department and the security level reflects are heightened awareness. now again, if you recognize the man in that security video, montgomery county police, they want to hear from you. wendy rksz back to you. >> pat collins, thank you, pat. a woman wanted in the area for carjacking and bank robbery appears to be on the move tonight. her name is stephanie. police up in baltimore county says she's suspected of stabbing a woman who gave her a ride on thanksgiving day. this victim discovered defensive
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wounds on her hand but is expected to recover. she's a suspect in a similar carjacking at tyson's galleria last week. baltimore county police say they recovered the aca stolen in that incident. she's a suspect in two bank romryes in the area. well, it's the talk of the town today. a big coaching shake up for the washington capitals. head coach, bruce boudreaux was fired, replaced by caps reg end dale hunter. hakeem joins us with more. >> general manager says the players were no longer responding to bruce boudreaux, so they had to make a change. washington didn't have to look far hiring dale hunter. he was a successful junior coach in canada. now he has to turn around a team of professionals underachieving. he turned the caps into winners his first season and named coach
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of the year. boudreaux won 100 games faster than any coach in history. unfortunately, he never made it past the second roun. after a 7-0 start this season, the caps struggled going 5-9-1. in comes dale hunter. he played from 1987 to 1999. he led the team to the only stanley cup finals. he was one of the best junior coaches. his winning percentage is best in ontario hockey league history. >> bruce emptied the tank. he gave it everything and pushed every button he could push. it worked for awhile. it's not working now. now, we'll bring in another good coach and let him push the buttons he wants to push and coach the way he wants to coach. we'll see if we can get them playing the way they want to play.
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>> i played a lot of hockey here. i have been cheering for the caps since i left here. i'm a players coach and also the players will know when i'm mad at them. i'm stern on them. it's the way you have to be to win games. mistakes, everybody makes mistakes. if they continuously make mistakes, there's rep recushions. >> hunter is one of four players to have his number retired. tomorrow night, he'll make his nhl coaching debut where his number 32 is hanging from the rafters. >> hopefully it will bring him luck. >> he's going to be nervous with butterflies. i'm sure he's very, very excited to take on the capitals and turn them around. >> fans reacted to the news. some are ready for this change. >> change is always good. you know, i think it is a good thing to have change. >> i think boudreaux is a great coach, but didn't get it done in four years. >> if you have a bunch of talent on the team and you are not
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producing, it must be the coach. >> the capitals are in second place at this point. >> the benefit for us, we don't have to say the name bruce boudreaux repeatedly. it's a tough one to roll off our tongues. >> he was very cool. we liked his wife. she was part of that team. >> the woman mentioned change is a good thing. we hope you think so, too. the weather is going to do a 180 on us. let's go to chief meteorologist, doug kammerer in storm center 4. >> we saw a temperature close to 72 degrees. close to records. today, look at this, it's 5:00 in the afternoon on november 28th. we are sitting at 68 degrees out there now. it is a beautiful, beautiful evening. yes, change is in the wind. right now, that wind is out of the south-southeast. around the region, 70. fredericksburg, 68.
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near the fredericksburg, maryland area, 68. along the bay, 61 degrees there. that's the cool spot. annapolis at 59 is a cool spot, too. the average high temperature, 53. we are 15 degrees above average at 5:00 in the afternoon. amazing. storm 4 doppler radar, nothing to show in the area. a lot of rainmaking its way toward our region now. heavy rain. flood watches in effect to the south and west. believe it or not, snow. we'll talk more about that. the first thing we are going to see impacted by is the rain. it should move in by early tomorrow morning. how much rain we could see and the possibility of how cold we are going to get and where the snow may fall. falling in alabama right now. >> thanks, doug. >> yeah. the charity for at risk kids founded by jerry sandusky.
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that charity is telling donors to give their money to an antirape coalition instead. give to the pennsylvania coalition against rape. the second mile foundation was founded by sandusky. he's now charged with sexual abuse of eight boys during a 15-year period. the charity says the december programs will continue as scheduled. the secret service heading the investigation into sexual child abuse allegations involving a syracuse university basketball coach. bernie fine was fired after a third accuser came forward to claim he molested him in 2002. espn released a recording between fine's wife and another accuser suggesting she knew of the abuse. today, her nephew say that is recording had been tampered with. those recent high profile scandals prompted several states to consider tightening laws on
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reporting child sex abuse. it would add reporting requirements for youth sports and college coaches. julie carey reports. >> reporter: these are two of the first bills filed for the upcoming session. house bills three and four and both deal with reporting child sex abuse. they are needed to make sure what happened at penn state with former coach jerry sandusky doesn't happen on virginia campuses. >> we need to tell the public clearly, what's a moral obligation is a legal obligation replacing persons of authority in terms of sports with kids. >> reporter: right now, virginia law requires you to report instances of child abuse or neglect. it includes doctors and nurses and teachers. this adds coaches and athletic directors and private schools to the list. he wants coaches of private
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sports teams to be mandated as well. >> if you are an athletic director or coach in an institution of higher learning you are covered. >> reporter: a george mason university says they have that to report sex abuse they observe or learn about. they welcome legislation to underscore that. >> we would support it if it becomes law. we have an internal system in place, we call it a sexual assault response team made up of offices throughout the campus community that leaps into action if there's a report of sexual assault. >> reporter: administrators are in discussion about thousand reemphasize their policy to faculty, staff and coaches. >> when we come back, the maryland man at the center of the disappearance of the woman
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in aruba could be coming back to the washington area as soon as tomorrow. why disney nicks plans to bring a resort to the national harbor. before you give this holiday season, check out the charity checklist. make sure you know where your money is going. my story is coming up. >> stay right there, news 4 at
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the gaithersburg man jailed in aruba is expected to walk free tomorrow. he's been in custody nearly four months since the disappearance of robin gardner. during his stay in jail, they have not found a trace of gardner. despite that, they plan to fight his release. >> you are convinced he's lying? >> yeah. we think we can prove he's lying. >> not enough to charge him? >> at this point and time, we are not sure what has happened. >> if prosecutors win their appeal or find new evidence, they will file a warrant to have
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him extradited back to aruba. charities want your donations. >> with so many organizations asking for your money, how do you decide where to give and who may be taking advantage of your wallet? liz is here to tell you what you need to know. >> charities are struggling because of less government support. organizes are not shy when it comes to asking you for money. do your homework and make sure you know where your money is going. >> they think i'm rich. i cannot give to all these people. >> nancy of silver spring, maryland considers herself and her husband charitable people, but not rich. >> we do give to six, seven, eight charities or something, then through the church. >> reporter: the problem, charities continuously solicit
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them throughout the year. multiple mailings arrive at the same time. >> this is one day. >> christ's house, kidney walk, koman cure. feeding america. toys for tots. >> and they keep coming and coming. >> many charity appeals come with gifts. >> holiday gift packs, grocery lists and all the return addresses. we have 1 million return -- >> you better live here forever. >> i know, what am i going to do with all these things. >> don't let guilt lead to giving. >> there's a lot of competition to give in your mailbox. charities are competing. open me. send me a donation. >> how do people end up with so many different appeals? >> a lot of different charities. >> the wise giving alliance puts charities against their accountability standards.
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>> we look at 20 different aspects of a charities operation ranging from governance to finances to website disclosure. >> you can check out a charity's report on the bbbs website. it includes ways a charity spends money. the bbb says 54% of charities they check out meet their accountability standards. >> we are tough. a little over a half of them meet our standards. it's what we are here for, to help people make good decisions. >> be wary of charities that spring up overnight in connection with current events or natural disasters. phony charities use a name that sounds like a legitimate one. beware of promises or sweep stakes winnings in change for a contribution. with so many appeals out there, how do they decide which charity
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to give to? >> i have had cancer, i give to cancer. richard had heart, we give to heart. we have friends with diabetes, we give to diabetes. you would like to give to everybody but you can't. >> if you want to check out a charity, visit give.org or 703-276-0100. the federal trade commission has a charity checklist to turn to. you can find that at www.nbcwashington.com. search the word charity. we have a lot of links to places to check out charities. you know, bless their heart, you have so many people that want money. >> she answers the ones she can relate to. >> if you give a little bit to every charity, you will be on every list out there. >> bbb makes it easy. >> yes, they do. >> doug, we can't get enough of this weather.
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>> you just did. >> your meter ran out. yeah. >> we have one more day, don't we? >> tomorrow will be warm, the ninth day in a row of temperatures of 60 degrees or better. we have not seen that in november since 2005. that was the first week of november in '05. this is the last week. it's been warm. we hit a high today of 71 degrees. wow! out there right now, completely different story, not yet. 68 degrees. the current temperature is still nice and warm. winds at 8 miles per hour. the wind is going to keep things on the mild side as we make our way through the night. don't expect the temperatures to fall overnight. 63 in hagerstown. 65 in martinsburg. 61 toward the river. we are going to see cooler weather move in. it's going to take 12 to 24 hours before it moves in here. the rain will move in, just not
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now. the doppler radar is clear. watch what happens when we widen out. look at this storm. it's a monster of a storm. you can see where the rain is and how close the rain is. a few showers in southern virginia. look at this thing winding up here. cold air inside of it. enough cold air so you are seeing snow toward tennessee. heavy snow in jackson, tennessee. here is the rain we are going to see in our area. winter storm watch issued. now it's a winter storm warning for texas and northern portions of mississippi. normally, we watch to see if the snow is going to make it our way. i don't think it's going to happen. we are too warm. we are going to see warm air ahead of this system. here comes the rain. this is noon tomorrow. it's when the heaviest rain moves in. it falls quickly with heavy downpours and a rumble of thunder or two. the area of low pressure moves out and we get dry by tomorrow night. all the chilly air, all the snow
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back to the best including portions of indiana, ohio, kentucky and west virginia. the mountains to west virginia will see the snow. on wednesday, we'll see sunshine on wednesday. chillier temperatures. the snow back toward garrett county, maryland and mountains of west virginia. good news for skiers. for us, expect temperatures to cool down big time. mild. 57 to 62 degrees. that's probably on the cool side. i probably should have gone warmer for tonight. overnight tonight and tomorrow morning, 53 to 58 degrees with rain developing early tomorrow. you probably need the umbrellas when you step out the door in some areas. itis mostly light rain. the heavy rain moves in tomorrow between 8:00 and noon and sticks around until 2:00. 58 to 63 degrees. here is what's happening for the next couple days. one day of rain. we get down to where we should be. not cold. 52 on wednesday and thursday. 55 with plenty of sunshine,
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pretty nice looking friday. coming up this thursday, we start our holiday lights. if you want us to come to your house and see what your lights look like and want to show them off to the world, send a picture of the lights at www.nbcwashington.com. this week, we go to the national christmas tree lighting in front of the white house. can't wait for that. we're going to try. >> backyards and front yards and everywhere. >> do they have to be grand? my neighbors put up the sweetest one and i want to sit there. >> three lights. >> it's so cute. it's snoopy in a boat. it is so cute. they may not want you there. >> that's probably true. >> show up at their door. all right. coming up, one of the biggest virtual shopping days of the year is here. how to stay safe from scammers as you shop on cyber monday.
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plus, where police and occupy protesters are standing their ground after being ordered to leave. how a miracle dog s
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we are working on a developing story tonight into news 4. herman cain is on the defensive after reports surfaced he had a 13 year affair with a woman. cain is denying those accusations. the reports coming out of atlanta, cain denies the affair, but admits to having a relationship with the woman. we will learn more about the allegations tonight at 6:00. occupy wall street supporters in los angeles are going to court. they are seeking a federal injunction from police dismantling their camp at city
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hall. they were supposed to withdrawal at midnight. police in riot gear surrounded the area but they were not evicted. they chanted we won after the police left. a similar scene in philadelphia where a few dozen ok fi philly profes tors are staying. electricity at the plaza was cut off this morning. police say they don't plan to forcibly remove anyone. coming up in the next half hour, the investigation into a shooting and stabbing outside of dupont circle restaurant over the weekend. why you may be paying more when you hail a cab in the district. >> reporter: disney canceling plans to build a 500 room hotel here at national
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to make a commitment is to see things through. confident that no matter what the obstacles we can build something better, together. with the planned combination of at&t and t-mobile, we're making a commitment, to create a stronger network for all our customers. we will invest an additional eight billion dollars and build out the next generation of mobile broadband to nearly everyone in america. that'll mean better coverage and call quality and faster downloads. but it will also create as many as ninety-six thousand american jobs. and we will begin bringing five thousand jobs to america from overseas. we're committed to investing in america now. why? well, we know it's good business. because america has always been and always will be a smart investment. at&t
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welcome back everybody.
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i'm meteorologist, doug kammerer. we are watching the radar now. nothing across our area on the radar. watch what happens when we pan out here. you can see what's happening to the south and east. a ton of moisture. some areas picking up five and six inches of rain. also know around the memphis, tennessee area. they are starting to see snow there. for us, it's an all rain event. expect it to start in 12 hours or so. some of us will see a good amount of rain tomorrow. the bigger changes come in. we'll keep you updated through the day tomorrow. >> all right. doug, thank you. d.c. police continue to investigate a violent fight that left one man dead and five others wounded. it happened sunday morning outside the heritage restaurant on connecticut avenue near dupont circle. darcy spencer joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: a source close to the investigation or with
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knowledge of the investigation said it stemmed from an incident involving a bartender. someone went up to the bartender, said something, made a gesture, another person stepped in on her behalf and that's where the fight started. it spilled into the street. three people shot and three stabbed. police were able to recover surveillance video from at least one camera out here. they are using it to try to figure out who is responsible for the crimes. now, this violence erupted around 2:30 saturday morning. three people shot, three stabbed. we are told a promoter held an event inside the establishment but it was open to the public. the man who died has been identified as a man who lived in suitland, maryland. they want to do something about the restaurant that is morph into clubs after hours. he may force them to have a
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police presence. >> what that means is the restaurant/nightclub establishment has to pay off duty police officers in order to patrol the streets outside the establishment. >> we want to encourage this type of va vasty in the area, but at the same time, we can have situations like this one that occurred at heritage where the people who were getting drunk in the bars are creating a lot of problems. >> reporter: mayor vince gray issued a statement that says i am confident the metropolitan police will investigate and perpetrators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. the establishment has been shut down for 96 hours while the investigation continues. also the alcoholic beverage control mission is also looking into this. they are going to hold a hearing. they want to find out what
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happened and if it could have been prevented. darcy spencer, news 4, back to you. >> thank you. wendy? >> disney will not build a hotel on the land it bought two years ago. it's a multimillion dollar development. chris gordon reports even without disney, that area is attracting record crowds. >> reporter: it's becoming a holiday tradition. it attracted more than a quarter million visitors last year. gaylord's national ice. this year is merry madagascar. >> something different. coming out and seeing the artists and the artists work. >> being kids again. >> getting in touch with your inner child is a good thing. >> reporter: it's a mixed use development, retail, restaurants and a world class conference center. it's located on 350 acres. in 2009 when the walt disney
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company bought 11 acres for $11 million, it was hoped disney would build a 500 room hotel to attract more tourists here. late last week, they announced they were pulling out of the project. the developer acknowledged the disney decision is a disappointment. as they focus on the financial future, there are other opportunities. prince george es county is hopeful that metro and gsa will work together to bring federal offices and jobs to land located around the metro rail stations. >> 49% of the space in terms of warehouse but only 4% of the office space. it's important to bring those employees working in these offices back home. >> reporter: national harbor will be the sight of a tangar outlet mall creating hundreds of construction jobs. in 2013, the national children's
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museum will open here adding another attraction for families. at national harbor, chris gordon, news 4. still to come tonight on news 4 at 5:00, getting red dou pay up for the 12 days of christmas. why you'll pay more than ever before. a sign the holidays are here. one of the most famous trees finishes the cross country trek as it arrives in washington. coming up on "rock center" midnight madness because thousands of families are forced into it. with hungry children waiting at home, help comes with food stamps on the first of the month. for some families it's a struggle to stretch it that long. the practice that is so common, one major retailer changed the way it does business. way it does business. kate snow
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taxi rates could be going up. there's a hearing set tomorrow for a plan to raise rates. one plan has them going up quite a bit. right now, it's $1.50 per mile. it could go up to $2.75 per mile. other charges could be dropped including a fee for extra riders or luggage. they may require drivers to provide service upgrades such as accepting a credit card in change for the higher fees. there was a very special arrival at bwi thurgood marshall airport. a woman stepped off the plane and went into labor. she gave birth in an airport restroom. a police officer helped with the delivery. mom and baby were taken to the hospital. they were said to be doing very well. just in time. you know, you change diapers in
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the bathrooms, deliver a baby, you don't think of that. coming up on news 4 at 5:00, one of the biggest shopping days of the year. how to stay safe while shopping on cyber monday. >> dan and trevor price are live at
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well, they broke the streak after six. let's go to redskins park. dan and trevor join us with a look back. >> this is the monday we have been waiting a long time for. >> i don't know if trevor knows what to do with himself. he's only been talking about losses. >> super bowl march. might be overstated. >> a little bit. we talk about the good rex and the bad rex, trevor. we saw both in this game. he can do something beck didn't do. also the interceptions coming up and biting them. >> look at the negatives. everybody throws interceptions. beck can't give you a chance to
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win the game. there's few qbs in the league that can do that. you live and die by it. the things he does well, he does very well. the things we does bad, he does as bad as anybody in the league. the one piece that i think a lot of people miss is the fact he's passionate. he's a leader of the team. >> these guys, the players respond to rex grossman. you can tell from watching him he's part of the team. other guys like tom brady more removed. >> the first pump and everything he does. when you are a manning, they are a above the team a little bit. they are best friends with the coaches. offensive lineman that married his daughter. that's not coming with rex. i don't think you'll see that. the players respond to that more. he's along with them for the ride. that guy that leads the team and
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gets everybody in the middle. >> we are singing rex's places, but he also kills you. he threw the second interception into triple coverage. it was a touchdown for the sea hawks. everybody is pulling their hair out. what could he be thinking on this throw? >> i am superman, i can do anything i want. that's okay. mike shanahan doesn't mind these things. throwing triple coverage, it's a bad decision, but we can live with it. you threw it. you didn't eat dust or take a sack. you threw it, let it fly. as long as you threw it down that side. >> so, one of the reasons the passing game was so successful is it got going for the first time ever. roy gets the second start of the year, goes for over 100 yards. you have seen a lot of running backs in your day and had head
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on collisions with them. >> i think it's too early to tell. i don't know if he's there yet. he had a great game. then he gets hit and keeps his balance. he's a great athlete. it takes more than that to be a thousand yard rusher. i think it's a great change of pace. i'm not sure he's a thousand yard, we're going to rely on him for six years to carry the team. can le get four, five, six yards, we'll wait to see. i think he'll be here a long time, what role, i'm not sure. >> during the coin toss, they are brawling. they are talking trash. how many times have they done this before? did it motivate them? >> i think it motivated them a bit. they are away from home, it's dark now you want to push and
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shove us? now you are in trouble. logan was there. nothing you can do about it. it's there. >> all right, guys. the redskins are going to be discussed a lot more coming up at 6:00 as well as more on the capitals coaching situation. big change with bruce boudreaux hitting the road. the fastest coach to 200 wins in nhl history let go. >> big monday in sports. thanks. up on capitol hill, here it comes a 63 foot sierra white fir christmas tree arrived this morning from the california national forest. it will be erected on the west lawn. it will be decorated with more than 10,000 l.e.d. lights and handmade ornaments. the lighting takes place next tuesday. it will be lit every night until 11:00 through new year's day. i love that tree. a beautiful backdrop.
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online surveys predicting a record breaking year for cyber monday. sales are expected to top $1.2 billion. it's not just a banner day for consumers. internet scammers are trying to jump in. elaine reyes joins us. >> they are going mobile with online shopping. 71% of tablet owners and 50% of smartphone users will use their device to shop. they advise caution for people selling fake and phony products. >> it's a busy shopping day. >> for amazon.com, it's the busiest shopping day of the year. last year, they sold 158 items each second. it's close to 14 million items in all. >> people avoid the crowds of shopping malls, traffic and sit back at home or work and get their shopping done.
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>> counterfeit coach, counterfeit louie vaton. >> collectively, the department shut down 150 websites selling counterfeit goods. they sold everything from fake sports jerseys and shoes to knock off coach handbags. investigators say the sites like nfl supplyjersey.com and pumaoutlets.com drew 77 million customers. >> this is outright theft. this is straight crime. it's not a question of someone going and knowingly buying a knock-off. this is people being duked into buying a counterfeit. >> reporter: experts advise consumers to avoid site that is use terms like replica and cheap. look for misspellings and
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punctuation mistakes. security software for mobile devices is far behind security of desktop computers. stay clear of e-mails that claim to have found that hard to find gift. >> when they are trying to get a doll for their kid or get that gift, they are likely to click on an e-mail like that and not think about it. >> reporter: holiday shopping chaos doesn't just exit in stores but cyber space as well. consumers should shop on trustworthy websites and use their credit card for purchases. they warn agais phishing scams. >> thanks so much. well, it is that time of year. it's time to ring up the cost of the 12 days of christmas. for the first time ever, if you were to buy everything in that song, you would be paying out more than $100,000. the pnc wealth management group does this for you.
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if you purchase the items in the christmas carol, you pay $101,000. what went up the most? pipers piping, people and drummers drumming. a partridge in a pear tree, it is still the cheapest, 15 bucks. there you go. >> doug is decorating trees. does that mean pear trees, too? any kind of tree you are going to lighten up? >> the problem with the pipers piping, it's a union issue. it's a big thing. we are decorating trees out out live every thursday. if you want us to come out, e-mail us at www.nbcwashington.com. our weather, no rain to speak of. a beautiful evening. temperatures in the mid-60s now. look at the rain down to the south. there's a very potent storm system with cold air on the
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backside. we are seeing snow around memphis. there are winter storm warnings into tennessee. for us, it's way too warm for snow. 56 in leesburg. expect rainshowers early tomorrow morning for rush hour. i expect the heaviest rain around 10:00, 11:00, 12:00 tomorrow afternoon. 62 in gaithersburg at that time, 65 in fredericksburg. we'll see falling temperatures by late tomorrow afternoon, too. make sure you take the umbrellas and take the jackets, too. >> thank you, doug. >> here is doreen to tell us what we are looking forward to on news 4 at 6:00. >> tonight on news 4 at 6:00, the scandal at syracuse university is going on. a shocking audio tape featuring his wife and an alleged victim. cause for concern, what many parents are failing to do that could put children at risk for a
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serious illness. toyota rolls out the car of the future. those stories and more coming up on news 4 at 6:00 in a few minutes. >> looks like a advance worthy ride right there. >> he tried the volt. >> something that's glittering on the side. >> thanks, see you in a bit. coming up next, the miracle dog. he was set to be put to
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now to the story of a miracle mutt. a pup who stared down death and didn't even let out a yelp. >> this unwanted dog was destined to die. then something happened. pat explains. >> reporter: this is the miracle dog appropriately named danie he's home. >> because of daniel and the
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biblical figure escaping the lion's den. >> it was the gas chamber in an animal shelter. >> he walked out with his tail wagging. i think there's a story in that for all of us. in the dark moments of life, which we all encounter in some form or another, our attitude can carry us beyond that moment. >> kathy johnson runs the no-kill shelter here. she's seen this before when an animal finds an air pocket. thousands more cats and dogs do not. >> it's extremely painful to the dog. they suffocate, their lungs burn and they expire. new jersey they have to euthanize by injection. >> reporter: daniel was brought to new jersey by the animal welfare group was lucky. now in a family with four other
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rescue dogs, they are on a mission to have the gas chambers outlawed in every state. >> they put an end to it for capital punishment as well. it's inhumane. hopefully my ability to communicate will come together for the good of a lot of companion animals and families. >> it's important. the idea they are using a gas chamber is ghastly. that's it for news 4 at 5:00. stay there, news 4 at 6:00 is heading your way now. a third person has been carjacked and robbed outside a local shopping center. tonight, a clue that could help police find a suspect before he strikes again. >> the man suspected in the disappearance of a woman from maryland in aruba is scheduled to be released from custody in
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an hour. bruce boudreaux has been fired as the coach for the capitals. >> good evening, i'm jim vance. >> i'm doreen gentzler. a developing story tonight. gop presidential candidate herman cain is on the defense after accusations he had a long time extramarital affair. cain had a 13-year affair with an atlanta businesswoman named ginger white. cain said the story is false. white is an acquaintance who he thought was a friend. >> was this an affair? >> no, it was not. >> there was no sex? >> no. >> none? >> no. i acknowledged i knew the woman. i have known her for about that period of time. the accusation that i had a 13-year affair with her, no. >> the new allegations follow

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