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right no in woodbridge the outpouring and grief of a prince william county police officer killed in the line of duty. i'm barbara harrison. we have the candidates covered as well as polling places as you head out to vote. but we begin with breaking news out of rockville, maryland. i'm angie goff here aet the live desk and this is what we know at this point. police responded to a man who was shot in the leg and ended up in the parking lot of the montgomery college rockville campus.
they just pointed out he was not killed on campus and the injuries occurred before. you can see that an open car is surrounded by crime scene tape out that way. police say the victim flagged down a driver somewhere else and that that driver took him to montgomery college for some reason we don't know. we're getting those answers. we'll continue to bring you updates on our nbc washington app. >> thank you, angie. now to the funeral of ashley guindon. the 28-year-old killed on her first day on the job. police officers gathered at the memorial chapel for the viewing and funeral. "news4's" derrick ward was there. >> reporter: good morning, barbara. that
for about an hour. it's dugo on until the funeral starts. take a look at the line of people here. they have officers as far as california and texas. we do understand there's also been inquiries from a great britain. of course, this is a time when that family of law enforcement comes together on one of these occasion. as we know, ashley guindon was on her first shift after coming with prince william county and it was her last. she was on a domestic call when they opened fire on her. two ore officer other officers . they could pursue the death penalty charge. local jurisdiction has responded. there are
from texas, delaware, all over the area. this will be the first of two funerals. she is a native of massachusetts. we understand there is going to be an official funeral there as well. they sort of moved this one up a bit so the family can get her back home to where she's going to be buried for other services there. we'll have more on this coming up later on "news4." right now we're live in woodbridge, derrick ward, "news4." back to you. we have bright sunshine on this first day of march. here's a live view from the "storm team 4" tower camera looking into virginia where voting is under way. a terrific day for voting. there's tysons corner on the horizon. a clear sky. just a few wisppy high clouds over the region right now. temperatures are quickly warming all over virginia. reagan national is now at 51. 60s around the bay. shenandoah valley, mid-60s.
virginia on this super tuesday as we'll see these mild temperatures around here for the day ahead. big changes on the way. your weather headlines after this mild breezy afternoon. showers tonight, turning colder the next few days. >> tom, thanks. right now a tractor trailer that flipped over is closing a road in frederick county, maryland. state police say carl kneel lost control of that truck on fingerboard road. take a look at what happened. the truck flip and neal died. it won't be open until noon. right now they're casting their votes. you see bernie sanders in his home state of v.a. lines opened at 6:00 this morning. they'll have until 7:00 tonight to cast their ballots in virginia. virginia is one of the first states to end their voting tonight. be sure to watch "news4"
starting at 4:26 tomorrow. a new nbc news surveymonkey poll out this morning shows him with 40% support. that's up 4% from just a couple of weeks ago. the new poll puts senator marco rubio in second place ahead of senator ted cruz. among democrats hillary clinton is holding a lead over bernie sanders. today's survey has a margin of error of just under two percentage points. c news has expanded coverage of super tuesday. we'll air an extra hour tonight at 7:00 and we'll have a special at 10:00 tonight. we'll have live reports on the races at 11:00 and the results, of course n virginia. it's a big day at the international space station. a longtime resident saying good-bye. plus an accident involved google's self-driving car. google saying,
just in out of cuba, the rolling stones will play a concert in havana on march 25th. now, this is going make them the biggest act to play if the country since the 1959 revolution. it's going to happen just a few days after president obama visits the country. the concert is going to be free. this is really significant considering it's happening in place where it persecuted people, young people for listening to rock in the past. this thing is going to be huge, off the charts. the band also responding saying playing havana is going to be a land marc event for them. i'm angie goff at the live
actress selma hayek's dog was accidentally shot and killed by a neighbor. hayek posteded on instagram on friday she was mourning the death of her 9-year-old dog named mozart and hoped they would get justice. the neighbor fired an air rifle at a dog fight his dogs. the prosecutor ruled it justified. a google self-driving car hit a public bus. they have modified its vehicle software after the crash last month. according to a report by google, it was the first case of one of its autonomous cars hitting another vehicle. the car was traveling at 2 miles an hour when it hit the bus at 15 miles per hour. luckily no one was hurt. go
car was to blame. all right, beat fans listen up. you can stay up to location with the beat cast while they're filming here in washington. they tweeted the cast was on location on monday. julia louis-dreyfus has
been using instagram to post about her d.c. trip as well. she grew up in the d.c. area, she tweeted this photo of her mother in
could help send someone to mars. kelly is coming back to earth today. he spent most of the year on the international space station. that's the longest anyone has ever spent up there. nasa says they want to know the impact that it had on the human body. tom? >> i waved to them as they went over several time over the last few months thinking about him being up there for so long. pretty amazing. we do goet to see it from time o time. pretty comfortable with short sleeves. don't need the umbrella yet but you miechlt bright sunshine hour by hour. mid-60s through middle afternoon and by late tonight it looks like showers may be moving in early around 10:00 p.m. and moderate showers after midnight tonight into tomorrow morning. a look at that, the hour-by-hour timing on the rain, and the big changes coming up. that will be in just a few minutes. w
fight on capitol hill between apple and the fbi. fbi director james comey and an apple lawyer, the senior vice president, are testifying before the house ju dishy at 1:00 this afternoon. the fbi wants apple to create software that would allow the government to access encrypted iphone from one of the shooters. the judge said that would set up a dangerous precedent and would not be limited to the one case. ahead, change, plus a look at how important virginia will be to today's super tuesday primaries.
the polls are open and right now people all across virginia are casting ballots on this super tuesday. you're looking at people voting across arlington. voting has been under way for over five hours. meagan fitzgerald is live with a look at voter turnout. what's it looking like out there now? >> reporter: you know, barbara, there's been a steady flow of voters coming in and out of this precinct. fairfax county election officials tell us more than 700,000 voters have registered. that's an increase of nearly 100,000 voters from 2008. we had an opportunity to speak to many voters who say this election is too important to stay
were outside standing in line. and inside volunteers were getting ready with what's expected to be a high turnout. >> absentee voting has been robust. 7,000 voters more than we did back in 2008. >> there's many reasons why people are compelled. >> it's an important election. i'm concerned about getting two really good candidates. >> a lot is at stake that and a lot are at stake for the candidates which is why many of the presidential hopefuls were in the commonwealth on monday making a last-minute push on super tuesday hoping to sway voters. >> i was definitely leaning one way and kind of change my mind over the course of the campaign. >> now it's up to the commonwealth to decide which two candidates they want to see in the white house. >> it's been pretty wild. it's been enter
now, but it's not funny anymore. >> reporter: polls close at 11:00 p.m. if you're in line and it's a long line and you've not cast your ballot, you will be able to vote but you have to be there by 7:00 p.m. >> all right, megagan, thank yo. look at this. it looks like a secret service agent choke as photographer and throws him down. the secret service says it is aware of this incident and is working with local law enforcement to figure out exactly what happened here. the photographer said the incident started when he stepped outside the media area. we're also monitoring the results and issues as millions of people cast their votes on super tuesday. make sure you have your nbc washington app. it is wre we'll send you breaking news alerts when a winner is d e
it's also where you can watch the victory speeches. right now we don't have any rain on "storm team 4" radar. right now climbing into the 60s. off to the west there is rain, kentucky, tennessee, and into mississippi. this is all tracking off to the east. so this area of rain will be coming our way but not until late tonight. here's the hour-by-hour times on the rain moving on in. by 8:00, 9:00, western northern suburbs in green might have a few sprinkles around 9:00 or 10:00 and then a line of showers coming into the metro area and into southern maryland. it's after that that we'll continue to see some showers rolling on through, 2:00 a.m., 3:00, 4:00 in the morning. by dawn most of the rain is going to be pushing offer to the east and turning chillier and windy on wednesday. >> thank you, tom. we're working to get you more details about a person found dead at a fire in the district. the house went up in flames around 8:00 last
massachusetts avenue near southern avenue in southwest d.c. police are not releasing the vig tim's name or any information on how the person died. when we get it, we'll have more. a task force starts work today to make sure students aren't abused in prince george's county. you'll remember dionte caraway, a teacher's aide. she's been charged with sexually abusing as many as 17 children. they'll review the policies and decide what needs to be changed. the group expected to have the results by may. an indictment claims that careway took part in graphic sex acts with at least 11 victims. all the victims were between the ages of 9 and 12 years old. caraway face as class action as well. you can
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loans l'oreal. there's something special about this basketball player, not just her talent but her bravery. scaffolding fell on her. "news4" looks at how today she's at the top of her game. >> reporter: at first glance sydney barta looks like a proto tip cal prohoops player. >> people are looking at me like, that's really weird and people don't notice. i mean i don't even notice. >> sydney picked up basketball after the accident. her leg was crushed. four months in a hospital and a few more in a wheelchair. she was down, until her first pros steppic. >> five months of not even walking and then i get my leg and walk around and my walk was like
>> for now her court is her cloud nine. jumping was tough at first, but she has the blade now along with high aspirations. >> the first time i saw her blade, i cried. they told us if she had an am pew tarks she could walk but not on sand or glass. it was the first time she played basketball after accident. i thought she started for reason. she wants to get better, she's coachable and listens and works her tail off day in and day out. >> sydney shows off her fearless spirit. visitable from head to toe. >> i don't like pity. i have to show for everyone what the prosthetic does. you can do whatever you want. >> and sidney plays on a number of teams year round. right now she's in the playoffs with the arlington all-stars. she says she wants to play in college like herot
they asked for feedback. some issues that keep coming up are shoveled and unshoveled sidewalks. they'll review it at 230 during its snowzilla snow summit. >> we've had these gorgeous temperatures. right now there's a live view of national harbor and the capital wheel is running now. we've at little bit of a braze coming up the potomac river and temperatures climbing into the 60s. we had a peek of mid-60s this afternoon and showers moving in late tonight maybe around 10:00, 11:00.
around 40 miles an hour. that's late tonight into the morning commute on wednesday. and the rain ending again around dawn tomorrow. then sun back on wednesday. blustery winds will diminish during the afternoon as highs reach 50 degrees. then much colder wednesday night. by dawn on thursday, down into the upper 20s. so a big cold blast coming in and then a lot of clouds around. and then a pretty good chance of wet snow moving in late on thursday night. maybe a change over to rain before we get sun back in the afternoon. highs in the upper 30s. "storm team 4" into the weekday. a lot of clouds. late saturday night maybe some sprinkles or maybe a little bit of wet snow. it won't last very long. that's saturday night. sun back on sunday. highs, low 50
morning. big changes on the way in the next several days. >> all right. tom. we should get out. the kids farm though is closed until all the animals are tested negative for e. coli. routine tests found the bacteria in several animal this month. none has showed up in people. it could be a few weeks before the farm reopens. >> meanwhile howard university is now a national treasure. a national designation which will help to restore it. the library has played a major role in the education of thousands of students, of course. it's also been host for years. the national trust handed over the important designation yesterday. the partnership really seemed natural. ed
right now thousands of people are streaming in to a woodbridge church to pay their respects to fallen officer ashley guindon. derrick ward has more. >> good morning, barbara. they're the last of the line to go in for the viewing. the last of the line has left there. as you can see it's quite an impressive number of officers. not only the police officers but the entire public safety sector is represented. fire, plenty of military officers and other plain clothes, federal, all jurisdictions represented at this sad occasion in woodbridge. this comes from the death of 28-year-old ashley guindon saturday afternoon when she responded to a domestic violence call. she was one of three officers respo
two officers were wounded. guindon did not survive. what we're hearing from the folks who are in line here who showed up to pay their respects, some of them are even retired but this is -- your membership is in a family that you never leave whether you're active on the job or not. and it's at a time like this when they get circumspect about the job. >> it's a dangerous job. you never know when god's going to call your number in these jobs. we just have to keep on doing. people don't recognize we have to do that job every day. everybody's got go back to work. people can just give us a little more help and respect. >> the funeral is under way. from here guindon's remains will be taken to her home state of massachusetts where they'll hold new funeral. she'll be buried in that state, the state of her birth.
we're live in woodbridge. >> thank you, derrick. her funeral will begin streaming live and we'll carry it live on nbcwashington.com and the nbc washington app. i'm angie goff here at the live desk. just released, the will that osama bin laden left behind. taking a look at these documents, he claims he had $29 million in personal wealth. money he wanted to see used on jihad for the secretary offal la. he wrote that it was to be divided among family but most to keep the extremist behind the september 11th attacks going. these documents were part of documents seized back in 2011 where bin laden was shot and killed. and we first saw documents last year which showed the kind of books he read and we're told there are more papers and those could be released later this year.
right now president obama is trying to persuade republican leaders to support a supreme court nominee. they're meeting at the white house with vice president joe biden and senate minority leader harry reaid. this is the first time sin antonin scalia's death. tom? >> right now getting breezes at 10, 15, 20 miles an hour, temperatures climbing into the 60s. the weather head liens for this first day of march, a mild and breezy day on the way. enjoy it while you can. we'll have showers late tonight into early tomorrow morning. then turning colder the next few days. it does look like we might get snow on friday late thursday night into friday morning. enjoy this while you can today. a great day to get out and get in a run or a hike. go to the park with toddlers. it will be in the low 60s through
mid-60s between 2:00 and 4:00. breezy. winds gusting around 15, 20 miles an hour. right now the search is on for a paetsch whoemt ran away from the northern virginia mental health institute in falls church. michael marshall went missing around 6:00 last night. if you see him, contact police but don't approach him. he's known to have exhibited violent behavior. he has linking to the sterling areas. the d.c. council is weighing a new plan today that including paying at-risk youth money to steer away from crime. the program calls for a stipend for those at high risk for crime to take part in counseling. they would help. d.c. police would also be required to collect more data on crime and situations where force is used. convicted rapist accused of killing two other people from virginia could get out of the
death penalty. jesse mathew could face death penalty charges. we expect him to tern a plea that could avoid him getting clal punishment. an ohio school district is closed today as police investigate a shooting. >> i'm at madison high school. there's a shooting. h gets a gun and he started shooting people. >> how many people did he shoot. >> i'm not sure. he just pulled out his gun and started shooting. >> four students were hurt after a 14-year-old student opened fire inside a high school cafeteria yesterday. two students were shot. two others were hurt as they tried to get away from the shooter. one student said he focused on keeping others safe. >> a serious mindset at this time was trying to be quiet and keep everybody else around me safe. >> now, police say they do know the motive for the shooting. they're not releasing that fo
she's cleaning out her closet and putting more than 150 items up on ebay. the auctions run today with proceeds going to oprah's leadership academy for girls. with your cnbc business report, i'm landon dowdy. new today, what would you ask pope francis and how would he answer? that's the idea behind the new book out today. it's called "dear pope francis." inside dozens of letters from children around the world. many of his responses are simple
finds were supposed to go into effect today but a judge temporarily put the rule on hold. the law requires a salt shaker icon with at least 20 milligrams of sodium. the national restaurant association is appealing the city's ability to fine restaurants that don't comply. well, are you getting enough sleepsome are you? i didn't think you'd say yes. >> if your answer's like
we might get some rain into the shenandoah valley by 9:00 this evening. then around 9:00, 10:00, light showers am thereafter other showers passing by after midnight all the way until very early wednesday morning. much of the rain pulling off to the east of the baby around 4:00 to 5:00 in the morning. sunshine back with a blustery wind after that with gusts of wind up to 40 miles an hour. >> tom, thank you. find another spot. that is the message that some smokers with a new ban take effect. smokers can no longer light up on any city owned property outside. that means all outdoor parks and other facilities. it does not apply to privately owned businesses like restaurants. trying to lose a few pounds, the secret may be with how much sleep you're getting. c's tom costello reports. >> they're two of
biggest complaints, a few extra lbs around the mid-section and definitely no sleep. >> i don't get enough sleep. >> i don't get as much sleep as i would like. >> as soon as i wake up i feel like i'm starving and all i want is food. >> reporter: now new rump from the university of chicago shows it may be a vicious cycle. the less sleep we get the more it trigger ours cravenings, the same triggers as marijuana. sweets and salty in the afternoon. >> we're eating more calories and energy costs for being awake longer. >> they found when sleep-deprived adults got an extra hour their cravenings for junk good dropped. >> 350e67b 00 calories day, which could be like
cookies in about two weeks can result in gaining one pound of extra fat. >> in two weeks. >> the best advice, go to bed and wake up at the same time every day and avoid eating anything in the two to three hours before going to sleep. if junk sleep leads to junk food to junk obesity, breaking the cycle could be key. tom costello, nbc news, washington. >> are you going to go to bed at the same time and wake up at the same time? >> i'll try. >> you look all right. you don't need to lose any weight. a chase, a standoff and a manhunt. some of it caught
right now republican presidential candidate john kasich is in virginia on this super tuesday. he's speaking at george mason university law school. you're looking at live pictures as the events gets started. it's expected to get started in a few minutes. it's one stop for the republican and democratic candidates on this very important voting day. now virginia has a very diverse collection of voters. it a win in virginia could suggest a win later on. now the latest polls have hillary clinton leading on the democratic side of the race in virginia. she could win up to 95 delegates and 14 super delegates
that 109 number right there. democratic candidates need nearly 2, 400 delegates to qualify for a nomination we go to the gop side of the race and donald trump has a hold on the lead there. 49% available to republicans in virginia today. a gop candidate would need more than 1,200 to qualify for that nomination. here's nbc's tracie potts now with more from the candidates. >> reporter: polls are open on the east coast. >> you have to get out and vote. >> on super tuesday donald trump hit as new high, 40% in our nbc surveymonkey poll which found neither ted cruz or marco rubio in a one on one matchup. >> a vote for trump is merely a vote for clinton. >> so what we will see, i believe, is donald trump and me coming out both with a significant
and everyone else far behind. >> reporter: bernie sanders cast his ballot at home today. he's hoping to win there, massachusetts, the midwest, and maybe texas. >> i'm confident if there's a large voter turnout today across this country, we're going to do well. if not, we're probably going to be struggling. >> hnts is looking past super tuesday focusing on trump. >> at some point you can't just say whatever pops into your head if you want to be the president of the united states of america. >> reporter: today's new poll gives clinton a 10% edge nationally. >> and republicans are trump can beat clinton in november. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. and nbc news has km panhandled coverage of super tuesday. wheel air an hour-long edition of nightly news at 7:00 and nbc will have a special at 10:00. at
live report on the races. a chase, a standoff, and now a manhunt for a man police say kidnapped his girlfriend and two young sons. the people who are kidnapped are safe now but they're stull out there. california highway patrol says the man took his family member and drove off in a hummer. police chased it for hours until his badry died. then the man used the 1-year-old as a shield to keep them from approaching him. he ran into the woods. in o'news a strange odor on a plane forced the plane to land in melbourne. the tiger's crew started to feel sick. four members were checked out by paramedics and all were said to be okay. they're looking into the incident. a gorgeous day under way.
the metro area. you might need a jacket now. then you'll be comfortable in short sleeves. you definitely need sunglasses. you won't need an umbrella until late tonight. your hour-by-hour forecast. temperatures by 1:00, 60s. high clouds by mid afternoon. still hovering in the mid-60s by 4:00. but then by later this evening as light rain moves in, temperatures should be back down to the mid-50s and then it will be a bit colder and turning blustery after midnight tonight with some showers coming through. winds can be gusting to 40 miles an hour late tonight into early wednesday morning. >> i'm so embarrassed and so ashamed. >> one of many emotional moments from sports reporter erin andrews. she's testifying in her $75 million stalking lawsuit. she'll be answering even more questionsd
years ago. a man booked a room right next to hers, altered the peep hole and taped her getting dre intin. and then he posted it. >> where is it? is there more? will it happen again? this is what i lie awake at night thinking. she's suing the man and the hotel. the hotel says it was manipulated and not at all responsible in this
we learned that wilson is teaming up with his men's apparel line with his why not you foundation to help inner city children with education. 3 dollars will go toward educating children. very nice. astronaut scott kelly heads back to earth today. we have been following his tweets this week. it's an amazing journey. yesterday he tweeted we're down for a wakeup. i'm coming for you today. kelly last earth next march for a mission. he spent 340 days in space. incredible. welcome home to him. oscar-winning actor george kennedy has died. he died on sunday at the age of 91. you may remember him best in his performance for "cool man duke". his grandson said he died of old age. back to you.
well, some rain is in the forecast. >> that's right. after the break, tom is back with when
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us a plan. you've got to see this fireball. look at that. pay close attention to the top left corner. a driver's dash cam caught the sudden flash of light there. this was apparently a meteor streaking through the atmosphere. the light show could be seen for miles. that's always pretty cool. >> cool, but can you imagine scary? >> that's true. >> let's check on our weather. kind of scary thinking about snow later in the week. >> yeah, i know, especially now that we're at f 3 degrees in northwest washington. big changes. of course, we do get this in the springtime. we kind of get a bungee cord yo-yo pattern and wide swings. afternoon highs today into the mid-60s. then likelihood of rain
in, 10:00, 11:00. moving off to the east with gusts of wind of 40 miles an hour late tonight into wednesday morning. then the winds diminish wednesday afternoon with the sun back. then they'll tumble down into the 40s. the afternoon, 30s, wednesday night. the 20s by dawn and a lot of clouds. highs, low 40s. then some wet snow is looking more likely late thursday night into early friday morning. maybe just a couple of slushy inches in the metro area. it may change before midday on friday. sun back in the afternoon. then over the weekend. they'll have a mostly sunny day after clouds around. maybe a few sprinkles or flurries late saturday night. that's the way it looks. >> thank you. that's it for "news4" midday. remember, you can get
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