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girlfriend three weeks ago. a woman had to be rescued after she was pinned beneath a metrobus in arlington. according to the "washington post," it happened just before 10:30 near the intersection of 15 and eabs streets. the woman is expected to be okay but the accident remains under investigation. i'm kristen wright at the live desk where we start with a small town under evacuation orders after a train derailment. a propane truck collided with the freight train in callaway, minnesota yesterday. propane burning and burning. about seven empty train cars jumped the track, two crew members were hurt, not the seriously. right now firefighters are letting the propane tapping burn out and everybody should be able to get back home this afternoon. we are watching the winds this morning after two brush fires ripped through parts of our area yesterday. one fire came so close to a
be rescued. the other caused some pretty significant damage. for you, this was the scene in boyds, maryland yesterday. chopper 4 over a brush fire at the black hills regional park. this is pretty close to little acce seneca lake. there was a red flag warning yesterday. the windy conditions helped fuel another fire in germantown. a couple had to be rescued as the flames got closer and closer to their homes sweeping through five acres. the next door nape who also happens to be a sheriff deputy sprang into action to get them out. he even sounded his siren to make sure the couple realized this was an emergency. firefighters worked through the afternoon to battle the blaze and put out hot spots, too. the couple says they're thankful for their neighbor and the fire crews. 4:31. time for your weather and
friday. >> amelia segal here with four things to know. >> hey, aaron. well, first of all, it's a balmy start on this friday morning. 67 degrees with winds out of the south at 20 miles per hour. so it is breezy. it will stay breezy throughout the day. and here is the latest timing. these are only scattered light showers. all in all the weather having a pretty low impact on your day. 5:00 a.m. rain mainly north of the district. mid-morning hours, widely scattered, even isolated shatters. by noon most of the activity is to our east. we'll see interest sunshisome sg out for the afternoon. and pretty good road conditions right now. >> pretty good road conditions if you're having to leave today. of course you want to leave on the earliest end of things. could get nasty around lunchtime. so right now 95 north bound, southbound, at hpohick road, no issues. nice light volume. we
go for the weekend. southbound indian head highway after swan creek road, right lane getting by that crash here. taking a holook up top of the beltway, everything there rolling along fine. taking a look at 270 coming down from 70 to the spur, going to take you 26 minutes out of fred rig. no major problems there. it's 4:33. a grieving mother wants answers after her son was gunned down while walking to a bus stop. gabriel turner was heading to work when he was shot on birney place. turner worked as a janitor at the fbi headquarters. his mother has strong words for the person who pulled the trigger. >> i'd like to take his life, too. they took my son's
i would. i would. i would like to take his life. >> turner had worked as a janitor at the building for 15 years. there is no word on a suspect or a motive. an nfl linebacker could get some jail time for punching a d.c. pizza delivery driver in the face. colts player d'qwell jackson is expected to be sentenced this morning. he was found guilty of assaulting the driver after fighting over a parking space in northwest d.c. last year. jackson faces up to 180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine. the colts haven't taken any action, but the nfl may suspend him. now to the race for the white house. the democratic presidential contenders have another round of caucuses this weekend. hawaii, alaska, washington state will all decide which candidates will get their delegates. coming up, tracie potts will join you go with how these votes could swing the chances for hillary clinton and what senator bernie sanders will have to do to catcup
maryland's governor larry hogan now sharing some strong feelings on the race for president. the republican says he is not a fan of donald trump and doesn't think he should be the party's nominee for president. about the race in general, hogan says i don't like the dialogue, and i'm sick of talking about it. hogan says he doesn't know who he'll vote for, but he doesn't think either party is putting up its best candidates. a hard breaker if you are a maryland fan. the team was in the sweet 16 for the first time in more than a decade, but now they're coming home. carol maloney talked to the players out in louisville. >> reporter: not so good morning from louisville, kentucky. site of the sweet 16 stage for maryland, their dance partner kansas had more moves leaving the terrapins crushed. >> first thought was shock. the next thought was, you know, my guys, my brothers, how they're feeling. this is not only my last game this year, this is our last gym as a
>> i don't want to believe it's over yet. it hasn't sunk in yet. but, yeah, i got in the logger room and i was smiling because i was so happy not just for this team, but for this this program. this is how far we've come in the last four years. >> reporter: last part of the second of that that went downhill for the terps, nearly accept minutseven minutes they t a baskets. the question of who is returning just beginning. >> when will you know if that was your last game? >> i'm not sure. >> we have some decisions to make. we have some good players coming back, good players coming in. >> reporter: in louisville, carol maloney. >> you can understand they're sad. >> but still just incredible for them to be able to make it that far. >> a decade. the team did a great job. >> a lot to be proud of. >> and right now the only other team in
they play iowa state at 7:00 tonight. and there are car chases and then there is this car chase. the bizarre scene that unfolded as one man fought off another man on the run. are critical repairs actually taking place on metro? why the agency's inspector general is asking that very question. a live look outside for you this morning. spring in full effect. so are the spring in full effect. so are the life's sharing a meal. and a kitchen with room for everyone. spend $4000 or more on a new kitchen and get 15% back at the ikea kitchen event.
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this is pretty bizarre to see in the middle of a highway. this happened during a car chase in arizona. the suspect got out of what police say was a stolen pickup truck and he apparently tried to steal another man's motorcycle. that guy wasn't having it, so he got into a fight for a few seconds afrpd then the suspect got back into the truck, drove off, hit the mote orcycle on th way. he crashed the truck later on. he was ejected from the truck and they haven't said what condition the guy is in now. >> wow. after years of car crashes along two alexandria streets, the speed limits are changing. starting today, sections of seminary road and quaker lane will now have speed limits of 25 miles an hour. a city study showed that many drivers were traveling at more than 45 miles per hour down the very streets. over five years, there have been more than 60 car
seminary road and quaker lane. police say they will be ticketing speeders. if you're off to an early start, a me i canmelia segal is about allergies. >> yeah, here is the latest allergy report. trees continue to come in at high, oak and pine being the main culprits. scattered showers during the morning hours. for the most part very light in nature. otherwise the temperature around 64. near 70 by thonoon. at this point showers east of washington. limited sunshine will break out p. and for the afternoon, mix of clouds and sun. most of us are dry. right now roads looking quite good, as well. if you're heading out town, i'm keeping a special eye on 95 to let you know how things are looking. southbound at 17, head fld ed i fredericksburg, right lane blocked by a work zone. it's not slowing anything. n
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race could change this weekend. >> reporter: good morning. bernie sanders focusing on washington state again today as we take a look at a map of those three states where there are all caucuses for the democrats today. he's hoping that he can catch up with and still remain competitive with hillary clinton after these three states this weekend. she is focusing on national security and on donald trump saying that the rhetoric that he's been giving out on muslims is dangerous. meantime republicans, we've got no contest this weekend. however, they are already focused on wisconsin april 5th. >> tracie potts on capitol hill for us. thank you. a little more now on the insults that are flying back and forth between donald trump and senator ted cruz and how they may demonstrate a problem for trump in the general election. nearly half, 47%, of female republican voters say they could not imagine voting for
among all female voters. trump tweeted a picture comparing the appearance of his wife to cruz's wife. >> donald didn't like strong women. strong women scare donald. >> trump's campaign manager fired back, comments like those are just cruz's way of trying to stay relevant in the race. trump also defended himself on the campaign trail where his supporters are seemingly unfazed. a high speed chase, an officer hit, and two crashes. those were the events described in a virginia courtroom yesterday. wilson overton is charged with assaulting a police officer and u.s. park police officer triggering a high speed chase on the george washington parkway earlier this month. police pulled him over and he refused to get out of his car and struck an officer as he took off. he crashed that car and then stole and crashed a police cruiser and took off again. he later handed himself over to police. he's being held without bond until his next
this spring. we don't yet know why a driver hit a road construction worker in manassas killing him. prince william county police say that worker was waving a flag in the 6600 block of davis ford road just before 12:30 yesterday. they say a car hit him and he died on the scene. the driver stayed until police arrived, but we didn't know if that person was charged. the worker's identity has not yet been released. and another work site, rescue crews had to take a man to a hospital after he fell into a 100-foot water to you they are gainesville. it took prince william county fire and rescue crews hours to pull him out using a safety harness. there was no water inside the water tower. the worker's condition is not known this morning. fwloo in metro news this morning, the system inspector general is being asked to investigate if critical repairs are actually happening. the concerns were raised for metro board members who say they are not getting answers about progress. this follows last week's smoke and fire incident in mcpherson
square where power cables burned. actually that was more than a week ago, but early similar to what caused a problem at l'enfant plaza that killed a woman. he says he will make sure he gets the truth about the reports. >> i'm making it very clear that that is not acceptable. if i find that obviously that will not be tolerated. >> metro's board chairman jack evans says wiedefeld and the board will going to do a thorough inspection of the system and get any repairs completed that have not already been done so. good news if are you a taxpayer in the district. mayor muriel bowser's proposed $13.5 billion budget has no tax increases in it. in fact there are even a few tax cuts for businesses and low income taxpayers. he says the booming economy making it easier for the city to pay for new and improved services city wide. >> city mayors away this country would love to trade places with us. we're growing. our revenues are robust. >> now, at a d.c. council budget
should say, nearly every aspect of city goechl will get something from the proposed budget. the city wants to speed up renovations or replacement of all the city schools, a project that started a decade ago.bunch fought 2017 will be voted on by early summer. right now you are in the middle of the sixth the biggest metro area in the country. d.c. leapfrogged philly according to new numbers from the u.s. census bureau. we grew by about 64,000 people between 2014 and last year. the census says just over 6 million people live in the d.c. metro area compare that to number one, this morning, they have more than 20 million people there. any moment thousand a new pair of baby eagles could hatch. these are live pictures of the nest in southeast washington. you take a look there. justice and freedom have nested there for 11 years. two eggs were laid last month. we have a link to the
live. our nbc washington app, just search eagle cam to check out the birds. >> nothing is bigger than these birds, the pandas, all that stuff on our apps and on nbcwashington.com. just goes crazy whichever we have live cam radera feeds. let's turn to amelia see balance now. 65 outside our studios? >> it's nice out there, yeah.se. 65 outside our studios? >> it's nice out there, yeah. yesterday we hit 77. today not as warm, but overall a pretty nice day. there are scattered showers in the forecast. i want to stress very light in nature and there is a chance you make it through today completely dry. so it's one of those days if you're heading out with the kids to kick out spring break, have the umbrella handy, have the rain jackets handy, but you might not need to use them. best chance of showers is mainly during the morning hours. as we look to the holiday weekend, cooler but dry.
on monday. in addition to that it will become blustery and stay breezy. so not great news for the cherry blossoms. today, tomorrow, sunday, really the time to head down to the tidal basin especially if you want to play it safe. here is the latest on storm team 4 radar. the immediate area still mainly try, but look back to the west, you can start to see showers moving in. and this will continue to be the trend throughout the morning hours. it looks like we'll have showers in here as early as about 7:00 a.m. in washington. temperatures right now in the mid to upper 60s. 67 in the district, 64 in gaithersburg, and 65 for those of you in fredericksburg. highs today will range from the upper 60s to mid-70s across the area. d.c. hits a high today of 73, so still very comfortable. still almost 15 years above normal. cooler in annapolis at 67. also if you're heading down to the tidal basin, potentially feeling cooler there as the air comes off of the
a ohio temperature of 60 xree 0 degrees. scattered rain chances this morning where a cold front and you can see what that does to our temperatures over the weekend, it will be chilly both saturday and sunday mornings. a high on easter of 68. we'll start off with sunshine and then skies become cloudy as we work our way through the day. probably want a sweater for the kids and egg hunts. looking pretty good this morning. don't have any big complaints. taking a big lookner loop and o loop moving fine. southbound 95 at 17/falmouth, the right lane blocked by a work zone that is still hanging around. right now it's not slowing anything down. southbound indian head highway after swan creek, livingston there, right lane getting by that accident this ni
problems. 66 coming on in is looking good, nice and on time from fairfax county parkway to the beltway. 9 minutes. an update now to a story we first brought you yesterday. a local police officer under fire for asking a woman to remove her head scarf. what witnesses have to say about the encounter and the possible punishment he could face. and a controversial assignment. why some parents were patients across the country have spoken. they recently rated their care experience at over 3,500 hospitals nationwide in a survey conducted for the centers for medicare and medicaid services. fewer than 6% received 5 stars. among them was cancer treatment centers of
developing this morning, the government is sending a message don't hack the united states. the doj charged hackers against american businesses, banks and at one point a dam. hackers clogged hundreds of computers and it cost some banks millions. >> we want them looking over their shoulder both when they travel and when they sit at a key board. that's the message of this case. there is no place safe on this increasingly small world. >> the hackers are iranian and are somewhere out there right now. the country is working to catch them. a d.c. public library officer could face it disciplin action for telling a woman to remove her head scarf or leave. witnesses say the officer was harassing the woman. the officer is no longer on duty
investigates. the library's executive director apologized and called it an isolated incident fp t. council on american islamic relations says an important lesson can learned. >> it's a tremendously offensive thing to ask a muslim woman to remove her head scarf. it really is part of her religious being. >> the library tells news 4 the officer could face a number of actions including losing his employment. we now know the name of the police officer who shot and killed a man in fredericksburg on two. officer christopher blos per shot travis blair in the leg. police say he refused to comply and it led to an altercation. he's accused to dragging the officer with his car and crashing the car into a ditch. officer bros per has been with the police department since july of 2013. he's off the job
that's standard procedure. home work assignment topic police brutality. in ohio, a teacher assigned his students a sheet of vocabularvo. parents had a problem with the line minority people experience more violence arrests from police officers than white people. the superintendent of the school system there said assignments are made to address critical thinking and current events. >> and we will continue to work with all of our teachers to make sure that, yes, we want higher level thinking. we want our kids to read and write critically. but this doing that, we also need to develop our lesson plans accordingly. >> the superintendent said the teacher is still employed at that school. stay with us, news 4 tod"ne" continues right now. >> good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm
eun yang. maybe some sprinkles, but items still friday. >> exactly. and it's balmy outside. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s with a bit of a breeze. tracking already light showers on the radar. this activity making its way towards 15 in frederick county, impacting parts of washington county. making its way toward 81, as well. moving toward the east, so if all else remains equal, i'm looking at one main line back to the west and here's latest timing as it moves toward the east. it would be in leesburg around 7:50, gaithersburg around 7:20 and the district between 8:30 and 9:00. i'll continue to track it. we're just talking about light showers, so you just need the smaller umbrella and might not even need to use it. >> i'd like to keep it in my car if i possibly can. southbound indian head highway after swan creek road, right where it turns in to living stop, we have the right lane getting by
right lane. still hanging around. doesn't seem to be slowing things too much. 270 south you're on time north and southbound i should say. 66 at fairfax county parkway, no problems. and today the funeral procession for officer jacai colson, we'll somewhere have some closures at 7:30 this morning and the same set of closures at 12:30. inner loop of b with him parkway, portions of powder mill, central avenue and largo road. and as she mentioned, the procession for one of prince george's county's fooins inest s remembered today. he was killed more than a week ago during a shoot-out. molette green live now in upper marlboro with more on the funeral services this morning. >> reporter: good morning. this final good-bye for prince george's county detective jacai colson is being called a celebration of his life.