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♪ right now on new hampshire primary "show" d.c. police investigating an officer-involved shooting. we'll tell you what we learned about the overnight incident and what led up to it. time to say good-bye to 2017 as we look live at times square, they're all set for the big new year's celebrations. we're going to run down how you can celebrate right here in the dmv. >> it's a slick sunday morning for some of you. the remaining snow, frigid temperatures this morning could cause little bit of a problem for your commute. ♪ >> announcer: news 4 starts now. we do want to welcome you in at 6:00 on this sunday morning. we're up and at 'em. >> they let us
>> i feel like it's -- this one is going to be really good. >> i'm feeling good about this, too. the last morning show of 2017. angie continuing her time off. we're glad to have you with us. it's a cold start on this sunday. >> freezing out there. storm team 4 meteorologist is here. first. >> we have big news. >> oh. >> lauren isn't here. down in north carolina. >> oh, my goodness. >> she just got married. >> congrats to her and her husband eric. >> eric there is in uniform. that's not a costume, folks. that's a marine serving our country, so she is now celebrating i think she'll be gone for a few weekends for good reason. >> i think this is a point in time where you're allowed to do that. she looks beautiful. congratulations to them and all the best wishes as we go through the next couple of weeks and months and years and rest of their life and happily ever after, something like that, right? >> lauren looks so gorgeous, by
>> she does. there's not a question about that. >> she looks absolutely gorgeous. i love how the bottom part of our banner said lauren is off the market. >> sorry, guys. >> that's fantastic. congratulations to lauren. we are very excited and happy for her. this morning, though, you're going to want more clothes than what you saw her wearing. we're talking about windshields below 10 degrees. it's cold all day. if you have the plans tonight if you're heading out for the new year's celebrations, expect it to be bitterly cold. it feels like 6 degrees in washington. it feels like 0 in gaithersburg. one degree in clinton. 6 in leesburg. we're talking about temperatures still only in the 20s for a daytime high. we have a wind chill advisory for everybody until 9:00 a.m. monday. we're looking down 5 to 10 below zero. that's dangerous cold. i'll talk more about this and what to expect for your new ar
>> happy to have you on this sunday morning. new this morning, a man is in critical condition after an officer-involved shooting. d.c. police say the shooting happened last night on h-street in northeast d.c. take a look at the scene here. h-street was shut down for hours for traffic near 8th street while police investigating all this. police chief spoke at the scene. he says police were responding to some type of domestic situation. that's when things escalated. >> our officers responded for a second time to a domestic situation. they were out here. they were looking for a suspect and returned to a home. not really sure about the details of the domestic. when they get on the scene, they confront an adult male who appears to be armed with a handgun. the officers end up firing their weapons. >> police officer tweeted this picture of that handgun. they say it was found at the scene. we'll update you on this developing story as we learn
more about an fbi raid that happened in sterling. documents alleging that the man at the center of the raid is an isis supporter and may have been planning something quite sinister. the documents revealing information what he did as fbi agents were breaking down his door down on friday. here is how things unfolded. >> reporter: the house here in sterling is dark. it's quiet now, but on friday, it was a scene of an extensive fbi raid. and now we know why. the man who lives here, allegedly under investigation for ties to terror. fbi agents spent hours taking evidence out of the home of sean duncan, but they had been building their terror case against him for some time. according to court documents, a relative tipped off the fbi in february of 2016, saying duncan had converted to islam, may have been radicalized and expressed approval of westerners being
isis and conducting an attack in the u.s. the documents also reveal that duncan had conducted hundreds of internet searches for weapons, ammunition and paintball venues and looked up how to make bombs. the documents say when fbi agents came to the front door for the raid on friday, he ran out the back in his bare feet, tried to get rid of evidence he had destroyed, memory chip and thumb drive. the records also show in june during an investigation of the death of his infant, authorities found numerous searches on his phone for isis-related material and attacks, weapons and body armor. during the raid of duncan's home, fbi arguments carried out countless boxes marked with red and black evidence tape. duncan is expected to make his first appearance in federal court on tuesday. in sterling, virginia, darcy spencer, news 4. dozens of people in gaithersburg have to find a new place to live after a massive
buildings in an apartment complex. take a look. this is video you're only going to see right here on news 4. a resident capturing the blaze. look at that. wow. flames coming out of the roof there. shot through the roof there. fire starts around 4:00 a.m. yesterday. luckily everyone got out safely, but they had to brave the bitter cold once they were outside. while no residents were injured as a result of the fire here, one montgomery county police officer was treated for smoke inhalation. no word on how this thing started. three, two, one -- happy new year! whoa. >> don't worry. you didn't miss this year's new year's ball drop, that was just a test. looks like it's working, too. >> yeah. >> one of the last things organizers had to do ahead of tonight's big celebrations in times square. a crowd of onlookers. the 12,000 pound ball, by the wai
it helps to ring in 2018. coming up, we'll go live to times square and chat with chris palone. he has a look at the party tonight. >> that will be cold in times square. >> i have no interest in standing there for hours in the cold. the practice run that would be me. >> i lived in new york. it's always fun to walk at a distance from there. standing in that all day long, it's one of the things maybe once in your life. >> those sticking closer to home for the holiday, there are plenty of things to do around here for new years. >> absolutely. you don't have to stand up all night to ring in 2018. starting at 10:00 a.m., bring the kids down to yard park in southeast d.c. for noon yards eve. get this, there will be a holiday wonderland for children and adults but a balloon drop right at noon. >> i like that. >> over in alexandria, celebrate with first night alexandria. always fun there. music scattered throughout
celebrations. adults have to pay there, the kids are free. the fireworks will go off at midnight and those are free for everyone. for the first time ever, there will be a ceremonial hoisting of the anchor of the capital yacht club. i like that. >> not the new thing. >> no. that would be a bad thing as a matter of fact. >> yeah. wouldn't volunteer for that. >> whatever you do, make sure you celebrate safely. plan on celebrating new year's eve into the wee hours you have options to get home safely, metro trains operating late. if you want a free lyft ride, a code will be posted today after 2:00 a.m. this afternoon for a free trip up to $15. enter that code into the lyft app. no excuses. be safe. well, hey, no excuses if you don't bundle up today, either. there is no way around it. it is frigid out there. is there any
but the living room's pretty blank. it's really nice when clients come in and have done some of their own research. working with a bassett designer was really easy. just kind of ties in very well. we love it! time to pull out your lottery tickets. we have last night's winning power ball numbers. take a look. they were 28, 36, 41, 51, 58 and the power ball number, 24. did you win? >> i'm here. >> don't expect to be a multibillionaire from those numbers. it turns out that no ticket won the jackpot set at 384 million bucks. the prize now
million, now separately the megamillions jackpot has grown to $343 million after no winner on friday. good luck to anyone who is playing. hey, it is football sunday. and it's round two for the redskins and the new york giants. >> the skins already beat the giants this season, 20-10. they're going to look for another win at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon at metlife stadium. not going to be in the playoffs, though. >> no, neither team. >> this will be their last game for the season. that's why lauren also isn't around because she would be watching that game. >> absolutely. >> she wasn't getting married this weekend. >> she had bigger things to do this weekend. >> she did. >> let's talk about the cold. it is brutal out there. >> it is very brutal out. i'm talking like this is just the type of cold where you don't want to go outside. if you have to go outside, you have to cover up all your skin, especially tomorrow morning we have a wind chill advise for your new year's morning. look at this, every county in the area shaded in this blue
chill advisory running until 9:00 a.m. monday. going into your new year's day morning, we're looking at the wind chill numbers 5 to 10 degrees below zero. that is going to be dangerous cold. we know you'll get frostbite with exposed skin in 30 minutes with this kind of weather. you have to be very bundled up there. we could have passing flurries around today, but that's really about it. it's 19 degrees right now in the district and feels like 6 degrees. so, look at the rest of the area. we have 3 degrees feel like temperature in wind chester. feels like zero in gaithersburg. 1 in clinton. 15 dulles, 6 degrees in quantico. it's very cold this morning, but wait until tonight. we're going to get colder as we go into your new year's morning, like i mentioned. here is your new year's eve planner, 9:00 a.m., actual temperature will be around 21 dprees. noon 23, by the afternoon staying in the mid 20s, staying breezy, too. by midnight tonight, if you all
the new year, we're looking at 19 degrees by midnight and we'll get colder as we go into tomorrow morning. i'll show you more on the new year's day forecast and what you can expect coming up. >> we'll check in with you then. we have reporter's notebook up next. >> we're back with 15 minutes with more of the morning's top stories. good morning, people over the washington region and the country rushing to prepay their property taxes before the new limits kick in under tax reform. treasurer's office is scrambling to handle the crush then comes word from the irs most taxpayers won't get the benefits they are hoping for. scott mcfarland and scott are with us this morning. gentlemen the one word that comes to my mind is just utter chaos. >> yeah. good morning. if you watched chris gordon's report on thursday night, you saw he was in the fair fax tax office with these huge lines of hundreds and hundreds of people waiting to pay their taxes. then an official came out and made the announcement, hey, we ju
we interpret it, you will not get this benefit and everybody left. it was just an amazing visual to see these huge lines and then an empty office once this irs ruling came down. >> scott, the irs, the changes in the tax law are going to affect the people in this region maybe more than in some other regions. >> uniquely impactful no matter where you are in our area, this new irs rule, because it limits deductions for your property taxes. where are some of the most expensive properties in america? we know it's right here, your mortgages, your rent is. the property owner has a huge mortgage. property taxes are immense here. but what montgomery did and what prince georges county thought about doing, allowing people to prepare, makes total sense politically. you are responsible as a county government to be responsive to your constituents and clearly they were going to want this if they could make this happen. it caused a bit of scrambling.
why they were thinking of doing is this. they have to be responsive to what their constituents want even if it means a lot of hard work and scramble. >> a lot have collected money that they will have to get back. >> that's the question that we're waiting to find out what happens. you have a lot of people who in some jurisdictions mailed in their prepayments, and so -- >> paid online? >> will those be cashed, returned? you know, there's still a lot of unanswered questions in this. >> scott, if we take a broader look at the new tax law, talk about some of the other ways it might impact residents in this region? >> the lax law itself is a bit of a mystery. the supporters will acknowledge they're not sure how it's going to play out. they think it will be favorable to those who get their paychecks and see more in the take home and less in the taxing. property taxes where people are most directly impacted because they recognize when they write their mortgage, they're folding in that tax money each month and the mortgage bill is a hard bill to pay. to see that and see the ls
frustrate some number of people at the end of 2018, at the end of 2019. i'm wondering what the political implications of that are. in maryland n northern virginia n d.c., is this tax bill going to be as popular as it is in the other 48 states in america? >> remains to be seen. as does the results in the virginia house race that's still hanging in the balance. the thin house race 94th district lands in court before elections officials could draw names out of a pot, democrat shelly simons asked a court panel to reconsider the decision to give one contested ballot to republican david yancy which tied the race. if simons wins the seat, the house chamber will be split 50/50 between republicans and democrats. who would have thought that we would see this kind of drama played out here in virginia and it's actually a drama that's being followed all over the country. >> virginia is the place to cover politics for
next year, not just because of this but what we're going to look at the house race and how pivotal virginia will be in 2018 and in the presidential elections. so virginia is a hot spot. yeah, this has got a lot of people paying closer attention to, you know, these kind of intricate things about how do we decide a tiebreaker in the state? a lot of people had no idea it was decided by chance, which was put on hold while we still wait in the courts to see what happens with this final ballot. >> scott, who someone think their one vote doesn't matter. >> this is the place to watch and cover politics right now. two spectacles. lot of disappointed people wednesday morning at 11:00 a.m. lot of nonpartisan journalists and observers of politics and people outside of virginia were disappointed they didn't draw a lot. you want to see what that was like when you draw a winner of a contested race in the ballots of power, chamber of the legislation out of an old f
canister. we've been deprived that opportunity. somehow the democrat does prevail in the 94th district and simons wins and it's a 50/50 split, the choosing of chairmans of committees, the choosing of who gets what piece of power and who doesn't is going to be pure theater because who is in the room when the votes are taken? do you have all of your horses lined up? do you have all of your votes lined up because in a 50/50 split, one absence, one bathroom break, one missing vote could be pivotal. >> so what kind of scrambling must be taking place right now. >> both parties are preparing to that and alerting their membership you have to be here and there. your commitments must be to us many. in virginia, it's a part time legislatu legislature. you go to new york, michigan, those are full-time legislatures. virginia different. many have other tasks and other opportuni responsil
a purple lined construction worker held at gunpoint. news 4 reported the connection between the hold up and killing of a teen in silver sfrings. ms-13 gang members are at the center of both crimes. news 4 worked on this story and looked at the charging documents. tell us what you've learned about this case, these cases an how you determined they were connected? >> right. so the first case was back in october. as we all know, purple line construction has been going on and maryland transit authority has taken over, bought a lot of properties that are in the way that had to be
so there was this one property on university boulevard east and a purple lined employee was going through doing a routine inspection before the house was to be demolished and he came down some steps and was confronted by four men armed, one with a handgun out another with a machete strapped to his leg and there was a brief interaction between the two where they all looked at each other, didn't know what's going on. fortunately for this employee, the ms-13 gang members who they turned out to be let him leave the house unharmed. he called police. police came back, raided the house and found out that it is what is called in the gang world a destroyer. it's a vacant house they squat on and even had shrines to their saints that they honor in the ms-13 culture. >> okay. then a few weeks later, a teenager -- >> one of the four people arrested in that case was released on bond on december 22nd. on december 24th,
found shot multiple times in an apartment building less than a quarter mile away from that same location where the purple line incident happened? >> the cases are connected? >> because we know that the suspect in one was the victim in the other. >> so court documents show ms-13 members are frequently found in that neighborhood, we're talking between university boulevard and new hampshire avenue. >> you read the charging documents closely, what it reveals is that montgomery county's gang unit apparently routinely does undercover surveillance in that neighborhood that you just described between university boulevard and rhode island avenue and during that surveillance they witnessed these four ms-13 gang members who are known to them go in and out of that house. and in that neighborhood. and also shows tacoma police have their own surveillance going on in this area. >> scott, it makes you wonder where else they're hanging out? you probably read "the washington post" article couple weeks ago about the violence, the
intimidations, the fear of people in langley park are living in because of gang members. >> what struck me is how frank police have been about their concern and their recognition about ms-13 in our area. in years past, police were always circumspektd about talking publicly about gangs for risk of empowering gangs further, giving them a bigger platform, this is a big concern. we're trying to tackle this. we're doing the best we can. but it's a big concern. it gives you an indication the scope and size of the problem here. holiday traveler jailed on judge's orders because of phony $100 bills discovered in the man's luggage and wallet in dulles. $12,000 worth. he was planning on buying a lot of holiday gifts. >> he told police, according to the feds, he was carrying money to buy gifts perhaps around the
he's been arrested. he's been jailed. thing is, he's not the only counterfeiter to go through dull es. >> more than half dozen cases in the last couple years more than half million worth of fake money. dull es has a huge international traveler component to it. i'll acknowledge the fact that a lot of international smuggling requires international air travel and that's where dulles comes in. it's not just money, it's drugs, with counterfeit electronics. just last week they pulled somebody out with $10,000 worth of $10,000 counterfeit beats headphones. they're tackling it as aggressive as they can. >> interesting. it might not appear to be the case, but as we approach the end of 2017, d.c.'s crime rate has fallen overall, violent crime including homicide, sexual assaults, robberies all down. police chief credits the cit
progress in dealing with the problems that hate crime like substance abuse and mental health issues. mark, it's not perfect, but that is a good trend for new chief and for a mayor heading into an election year. >> yeah. i will tell you right now they do not want to talk about it because they do not want to jinx it going into the final week of their few days of 2017. but when you look at the numbers, it is all but impossible for there to be enough crime in any category for the district not to end up city wide with every single category except for one category which they say remains flat robberies. which is you leave your iphone on a table and somebody snatches it, murder, sexual assault, theft from autos, cars, all of that has gone down in the past year city wide and you can expect on january 2nd, the mayor and chief will take a huge victory lap and, again, as you said, she's running for re-election, so this will be a big part
>> but what about ward 8 where the rate is not going down? >> right. and if you look closely at these numbers and break them down by neighborhoods, you will see east of the river in the seventh police district eight wards, seven police districts, those neighborhoods across the river, that's where they've seen violent crime remain high. and so, people in that neighborhood don't want to hear that crime is down. you know, i did an interview with council member robert white a victim of crime himself, his cars were stolen and broken into over the christmas holiday. crime in your neighborhood is down, and he said bluntly, crime victims don't ever want to hear that crime is down because it's not down for them. >> scott, i'm sure you know the story of the 17-year-old high school student who was killed, his mother says, over his brand new air jordans. that story went viral. that case sort of semiballizes the problem that d.c. has. >> anybody who is
victim of crime does not want to hear crime rates being down. if the mayor and if police chief are going to have a victory lap in early january because it's an election year about 2017's crime stats they have to be cautious about doing that. crime stats giveth, they taketh away. this election year, what happens at the end of 2018 if the stat is going the other direction, crime stats are unpredictable. >> well said scott and mark. thank you both. that's "reporter's notebook." "news 4 today" continues. ♪ >> announcer: "news 4 today" starts now. good sunday morning to you. just about 6:30 right now. thanks for waking
>> angie is off continuing her time off. >> what do you mean she's off? >> that's why i'm here. >> happy to have you here. >> are you? >> after the last time i feel like i didn't know if they were going to let us do it again. >> for one i thought that. but i actually like you now. >> now? >> yeah. >> people concerned about this show. >> honestly, i think we realize we're good friends. >> we are good friends. >> we're going to end 2017 on a good note, a high note. >> we joke around a lot. we're happy to have you with us on this sunday morning. it's brutally cold outside. we'll get to your storm team 4 forecast in just a minute, but first it is the final day of 2017 w. this is it. >> this is it. the ball is about to drop. we'll head up to new york ahead of tonight's big new year's celebrations. >> that's right. we'll head up there and get a feel for what it's like as folks will obviously brave really cold temperatures, frigid temps up in times square. >> did you ever have the itch to go up there? >> never have i ever wanted to. honestly. i never say
standing there for several hours. i don't think you can leave to go to the bathroom. >> we have the guy to answer the questions for us this morning. >> i hope he can go to the bathroom. >> chris, how cold is it? >> reporter: yeah, i think that's a really rational response to this. i think that there are only a couple of ways to do it. either on a media pass where you can get somewhere warm or show up at the last minute or maybe purchase a ticket at a restaurant in times square because if you have to stand out here for 12-plus hours, it is really, really cold. you know, despite two recent terror attacks here in new york city, the mayor says that this will be the safest place to be in the country tonight, but there is that other issue of the cold. people worried about this cold that has engulfed this area over the past week or so making conditions very dangerous for the millions of people going to stand out here for hours to ring
in the new year. >> four, three, two, one -- happy new year! >> the world's most famous crystal ball tested and ready to go. thousands of balloons inflated. the countdown to 2018 is in its final stages. >> come on in. >> reporter: tourists have descended on midtown manhattan. >> it's the magic. it's the big city. it's the lights, the excitement, the crowds that we love. >> reporter: undeterred by bone-chilling cold. >> i have on layers. i learned -- i did a lot of research about different materials, so i have an undershirt and sweater and scarf and two pairs of leggings on. >> reporter: police say recent terror attacks in new york and around the world helped guide their latest security plan. >> there will be one of the most well policed, best protected events and one of the safest venues in the entire world. >> reporter: thousands of officers will be on the streets, uniform, plain clothes and heavily armed
units using sniffing dogs. officers have new instructions on how to spot and stop potential suicide bombers and because of the las vegas sniper attack, detectives will be stationed in every hotel surrounding times square. >> you'll see increase in heavy weapons, bomb squad personnel, radio logical detection teams, and our technology to include over 1,000 cameras in and around the area of times square for the event. >> reporter: but still, police say there's no credible specific threat to new york's new year's eve celebration. visiting from australia, this gentleman says he won't live in fear. >> if you live like that you will never live at all. you might as well get out and live. >> reporter: do you feel safe? >> absolutely. >>reporter: the celebration is on. >> happy new year. >> reporter: turning the page on 2017 in just a few hours. so let's talk records. the coldest ever new year's eve
ball drop here in new york city 1 degree in 1917. the second, 1962 when it was 11 zrees, forecasters say we will be right around there as the clock strikes midnight tonight. we'll see how it goes. back to you. >> stay safe, stay warm and thank you very much for that report. it's a big day. everyone is getting excited. i feel like the momentum kind of builds throughout the day here. >> i think people obviously in this cold climate going to hope for maybe some warm company as they bring in the new year? >> yeah. bundle up with somebody hopefully. hopefully you can. i would never go to new york either because it's going to be so cold tonight. i mean, you heard him, around 11 degrees there tonight the coldest since the '60s. we are talking bone chilling cold and the wind chill alone will be below zero in many locations. we're just talking about frigid air moving in to start 2018. right now feels like 6 degrees in washington. feels like 0
1 degrees in clinton. stay in bed longer today? that's a good idea. wind chills from 5 to 15 degrees by 8:00 a.m. but in the 20s today. the forecast will be colder tomorrow morning. that's straight ahead. >> we'll check in with you then. at 6:35 on this sunday morning, your flight flu shot may be only a small way to protect yourself this winter season, but this year's flu strain is bad right now. the cdc says it's worse than last year. nbc news gabe gutierrez has more on the wide-spread flu activity that's resulted more than two dozen deaths. >> this is our family's first time getting the flu this flu season. for this family of colorado, the last few days of 2017 has been miserable. >> we all have been experiencing the body aches and the chills and the fever. >> his fever has spiked to
103.3. >> reporter: in syracuse, new york, sh lady is worried about her son who has had flu-like symptoms since wednesday. >> i set alarms at night to check his temperature or get him more medicine to make sure he is doing all right. after a couple of days now, he's doing better, but we're still dealing with him being sick. >> reporter: the cdc reports the flu is now widespread in 36 states, almost three times as many cases this flu season compared to last year's. >> the reason it started earlier could be because of the virus or the cold weather and this year is one that it is especially attractive to people. >> the results have been deadly, in kentucky eight deaths so far. south carolina seven. and in north carolina 12 people have died, including a child. adding to the concerns, initial reports siting data from australia that this year's vaccine was only 10% effective. experts say the actual figure
much higher. in chicago, pediatrician is on the front lines making sure his patients get a flu shot. the priorities are children, pregnant women and adults older than 60. >> it's imperative. it definitely helps you. there's no downside. the rewards far outweigh the risks. >> and it's not too late doctors say. the peak of flu season runs through february. gabe gutierrez, nbc news, atlanta. well a new maryland state law aimed at preventing home fire death goes into effect tomorrow. a good rule of thumb here is to replace battery operated smoke alarms with new alarms powered by ten-year batteries. how cool is that? the new technology is more relienl and your local fire station should be able to answer any of the questions you have. >> they can last ten years. that's impressive. the deadline to prepay your property taxes tonight before the clock hits midnight. tin
we'll show you that here across our area this past week. look at that, the rush coming after congress passed a new tax bill that limits some deductions. however, every county in maryland and virginia got different rules here if you want to prepay. the irs says you're only eligible to claim deductions for 2018 on taxes assessed during the 2017 calendar year. for more info, head to the nbc washington app and search taxes. 6:38 on your sunday, monitoring the forecast as you make your new year's eve plans. a live look outside right now. we'll check in with how many layers you may need before you head out. >> it was a quick run in from the car in the parking lot this morning. i can tell you that much. plus, a d.c. woman who has been dancing ballet since he was 5 years old and still going strong seven decades later. great sto cryom
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well, good sunday morning. it is cold outside. i should just say frigid because look at these wind chills. we are below 10 degrees for almost the entire area this morning. bundle up all day today, but wait until you see tomorrow morning's temperatures even colder. i'll show you that forecast and what to expect for your new year's eve plans and new year's day forecast that's straight ahead. good morning. coming up on "meet the press" looking back at 2017 and ahead to 2018. we'll look at the promises president trump made, the promises he's kept and the ones he's broken. plus the 2018 political landscape. democrats aimed to take back congress. republicans hope to hang on to power. we're going to talk about what to watch for next year. and 2020 early moves, potential candidates are already visiting the early primary and caucus states and thinking of challenging the president. finally, the ways president trump has influenced
from the words we used to race to the conversation about sexual harassment. it's all ahead on a packed "meet the press". >> chuck, thank you very much. meanwhile a local woman is celebrating more than 50 years in the arts. love this story. beatrice davis williams is the founder of the davis center in northwest d.c. >> earlier this morning, a sorority gave the tenner a grant. he later found out ms. davis is still hard at work. >> reporter: beatrice davis williams is on the move at 76 years old. >> i feel great. i love what i do. i have a passion for the dance. >> reporter: ms. davis is a ballet master who has intensely studied the art form for over 50 years. >> i'm a soloist which qualifies
but to prepare teachers to teach. >> reporter: her parents enrolled her in ballet classes when she was just 5 years old. >> my mother felt that she needed to put me in an activity where i could use up a lot of energy. >> reporter: she also studied, performed and earned a dance degree at howard university and taught there for over a decade. today she teaches at her studio on third street northwest called the davis center. >> i teach ballet as a means to prepare young people for the real world. ballet requires discipline. >> three. >> she's given me confidence. >> reporter: students appreciate her. >> one -- >> she pushes me and i actually dance at the kennedy center for the nutcracker. >> put your point shoes on. >> my husband used to say dance teachers, they don't retire. they just fade away. >> two feet. two feet. >> reporter: but she's sticking around.
>> and as long as i have the energy. >> and fall -- >> and i'm able to go and do it, i'm going to do it. >> teaching the about form she loves in northwest d.c. >> big hand. >> all right. stand up tall. >> reporter: news 4. >> love it. take a look here. that's not us, but snow is coming down in erie, pennsylvania. didn't they just have five feet there? >> yes, they had a lot. >> as you can see here, residents are managing to get out and about. they don't let the snow bother them. lake effect events are causing record-breaking snow in that area. erie got 34 inches on christmas day alone. in the month of december, erie has gotten over 100 inches of snow. >> they can't complain about not having a white christmas. >> no, it's the truth. we got 100 inches around here, we're talking about two months we would shut the whole place
south florida? >> no. >> i was in florida recently. >> rub it in, sheena. >> it was near 80 degrees almost every day. i was sweating a little bit. >> i was there two weeks ago too. it was beautiful. flip-flops, shorts the whole nine. i drove back up here. >> last week i was in 10 degree weather standing by i-95. you two. >> no one is feeling sorry for you. >> somebody out there is. i'll find you. >> i could not imagine. i know we showed times square, i could not imagine standing out there. it's going to be the coldest since at least locally 1968 on a new year's eve. >> no way. >> yeah. >> or new year's day morning is what it is. new year's day low temperature in the morning. but the wind chills alone will be dangerous. >> right. >> layer up. >> layer up. i mean, especially if you're going out there, standing outside at all, we're talking about frostbite potentially in 30 minutes to exposed skin. so that's going to best
tomorrow morning. we have a wind chill advisory. looking at dangerous cold getting here. the brutal cold does continue today, though. we have wind chills below ten degrees right now. that wind chill advisory will go until 9:00 a.m. monday. it is going to be just a frigid start to 2018. actual temperatures will be in the low teens. some areas, though, single digits for the actual low temperature tomorrow and the feels like minus 5 to minus 10. feels like right now 0 degrees in gaithersburg. 1 degrees in clinton. leesburg, martinsburg 2. in the district we feel like 6 degrees. we're going to see clouds around today. we could have a few passing flurries, but we don't have snow in the forecast to ring in 2018. we do have that wind chill advisory that i mentioned every county here is shaded in this green color. that's the wind chill advisory. that's where it's in effect until 9:00 a.m. monday morning.
you could get frostbite on 30 minutes on exposed skin. you want to cover up today. if you're heading out tonight, you want to cover up especially if you're standing outside. feels like temperatures as we go through this afternoon, here is 4:00 p.m. today feeling around 10 degrees with the wind. that should be the warmest point of the day, too. then we go into midnight tonight, once the ball drops, we're feeling close 5 degrees for much of the area. tomorrow morning, you see these below zero wind chills. we expect that to kick off the new year. forecast morning lows 12 degrees the coldest since 1968. the morning wind chills will be anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees below zero. putting my ear piece back in. 19 degrees by 7:00 a.m. looking at temperatures anywhere from minus 5 to minus 10 actual low like i mentioned 12 degrees. but through the afternoon, mid 20s. take a look at this forecast, we're going to call the weather rt
that's dangerous cold. then we go into tuesday, temperatures still in the 20s, wednesday mid 30s. so looks a little balmy there doesn't it when you see a 37 degree temperature. thursday, we'll be back in the 20s. so these temperatures well below normal for this time of the year. you want the warmest coat possible for the next i would say almost ten days but i'll show you that sunday forecast coming up in just a bit and look at your new year's eve and new year's day forecast straight ahead, guys. >> we want to get to this breaking news right now. montgomery county firefighters battling this house fire in potomac overnight. fire investigators are going to revisit the home in daylight. look at that scene. that's pretty intense. no word on how it started. but damage estimated at $1 million. we'll have much more of your news and weath er
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all in the week ahead. >> selling marijuana for recreational use becomes legal in california on new year's day, but finding pot shops with the proper license may not be easy. some big knew mispalties including los angeles won't have any right away. san francisco will have to wait until the end of the week. and if that story made you hungry, mcdonald's may be able to help you out. the value menu returns thursday. individual items cost 1, 2 or $3. one buck buys a cheeseburger or a soda. 3 bucks gets you a whole happy meal. it's another short week for wall street. financial markets are closed on monday in honor of new year's day. and 2018 starts with a light week of earnings, including agricultural giant as well as beer, wine and spirit maker. the state of the jobs market could drive markets on friday. the december employment report will show whether job growth remains strong and whether the
17-year low. get all your business news on cnbc. you have to check this out. a winter wonderland made entirely out of ice. this is on full display in northeastern china for this snow world festival. a staff of more than 10,000 workers use, get this, 6.3 million feet of ice to create this masterpiece. it's incredible. the entire display also lit with l.e.d. lights. tourists from around the world have gone to view these works of art. chinese state media called the festival the largest of its kind in the world. massive. >> love it. final touches are in bloom for tomorrow's rose parade. thousands of volunteers have carefully constructed hundreds of floats being built in pasadena, california. parade officials say it costs between 250,000 and 500,000 bucks just to make one float.
with flowers or other natural materials to make them look more realistic, like leaves or bark. also being used there. look at those. pretty elaborate. >> yeah. >> what's up, man? >> what's going on? >> good to see you. tonight we're saying good-bye to 2017 but saying hello to a whole new year. looks like people in knoxville, tennessee, are ending the year answering one question -- >> what are you trashing for 2017? not who are you trashing. >> no. >> what are you trashing. >> exactly. >> nbc's sean franklin is helping folks burn away the bad. take a look at what they had to say. >>reporter: it's time to trash and burn. something bad from 2017. >> drama and negativity. i'm going to write this down for you. >> reporter: we're all trying to stay positive, right? >> i want to trash fear of failure. >> crazy people, man. >> we asked people walking through market square tonight if they wanted to get rid of something for the new year. >> i just got to get rid of it
>> we do a lot of things. i'll get rid of my bad habits. >> i hope this is a word. >> unproductivity. >> afterall, new year, new beginnings. >> it determines your whole year. you have a good outlook on life, you'll be happier and more successful. >> relationships just like friendships in general. >> mine is procrastination because i do it way too much. >> reporter: they sort of stack up after a while because we all felt that negative weight before. >> i'm going to trash sweet tea this 2018. >> reporter: sweet tea? >> i drink so much of it. >> reporter: but, but, that's so good? time to bid it fair well by burning, with help of course from the knoxville fire department. >> we said, what are you trashing for 2017 and we threw it in this bin. all right? so we're going to trash this right here. burn it. oh, yeah. as far as the knoxville fire department is looking to trash and burn, something we can all agree with. >> it
football season. >> yeah, that's got to go down the drain. >> we all need to burn away the bad and welcome the good for 2018. >> you're still working on what you're going to trash for 2018? i'm getting rid of bad vibes, man. you're out of here. >> mine was pretty similar. it's negative thoughts against adam tuft. >> negative thoughts against me? >> i'm getting rid of it. positive. >> one respect i'm happy about that. we'll just leave it there. listen, whatever you're going to get rid of for 2018, make sure you celebrate responsibly tonight and have a good time. we have more news and weather on "news 4 today" coming up. look at the frigid start here, 19 degrees on this last day of 2017. ri're back
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♪ heading into the 7:00 a.m. hour right here on "news 4 today." what we're following for you, d.c. police investigating an officer-involved shooting. we'll tell you what we've learned about the overnight incident and what led up to. >> ready for it, time to say so long to 2017. times square is quiet, it's empty now. it's going to get packed folks, ahead of the new year's celebrations. we're running down how you can celebrate right here. and, a slick sunday morning for some as a beautiful sunrise is under way here in the nation's capital. frigid one, though. the remaining a
temps this morning could cause problems if you're headed out and about. >> announcer: "news 4 today" starts now. so happy that you're joining us on this sunday morning. i'm adam tus and i'm adam culliver. >> lauren is not here. she's down in north carolina -- >> for? >> a very special day. >> she got married. check that out. >> who authorized this? >> you know what, she just went off and did it. i love it. she looks great there. her and eric, eric serves our country in the marines. >> yeah, he's no joke, man. >> congrats to lauren and her husband. >> she looks fantastic. he looks happy. i think they had a couple hundred people join them in north carolina and now they're ready to celebrate and get on their honeymoon. in place of lauren, hey, not so bad, we have sheena here. we dialed up sheena this morning
gorgeous in that picture. that dress is just beautiful. but for today, though, you need to cover up more than that. we're talking about wind chills below 10 degrees. it is frigid out there. if you're tired of the cold, well, sorry, because it's going to last really for the next ten days. again, the warmest jacket you have, have it around today, have it around tomorrow. have it around really all week. it's 19 degrees in washington. feels like 10 degrees right now. as we go through the day today, we'll only be in the 20s again. gaithersburg now up to 1 degree just a few minutes ago you were at 0. if you're in gaithersburg, it's 4, feels like 4 in morton. new year's day, it will be colder tomorrow morning. all that straight ahead, guys. breaking news right now, out in the cold right now, montgomery county firefighters battling a house fire in
potomac. fire investigators will revisit once the sun comes up and can see it better. look at that. just massive flames. smoke going up into the air. no word on how it started. the damage, though, estimated at a million dollars. >> 7:03 right now. new this morning, a man is in critical condition after an officer-involved shooting. d.c. police say the shooting happened last night on h street in northeast d.c. h street was shut down for hours to traffic near 8th street while police investigated police chief spoke at the scene overnight. police tweeted out what he was talking about. they were responding to some type of domestic situation. that's when things escalated. >> to a domestic situation. they were out here. they were looking for a suspect who had returned to a home. not really sure about the details of the domestic. when they get on the scene, they confront an adult male who appears to be armed th
handgun. the officers end up firing their weapon. >> and take a look here. police tweeted this picture of that handgun. they say it was found at the scene. we're going to update you on this developing story as we learn more. time to pull out your lottery tickets this morning. we have last night's winning power ball numbers. >> they were, 28, 36, 41, 51, 58 and the power ball number 24. hope you got all that. but don't expect to a multimillionaire from those numbers. turns out no ticket won the jackpot set at 384 million bucks. >> wow. >> prize now jumps to an estimated $440 million and separately the megamillions jackpot has also grown to $343 million after there was no winner on friday. three, two, one -- happy new year! >> all right! >> whoa! >> thet
through it. >> just a rehearsal. just a test. i think it worked. >> one of the things organizers had to do ahead of tonight's celebrations in times square. a crowd of onlookers. this would be my view of this, just passing by. they got to see the practice run in warmer temperatures. it's an iconic waterford crystal 12,000 pounds. it's going be glowing tonight as it helps to ring in 2018. coming up, we'll head to times square and chat with chris live who has a look at what we can expect for what's going to be a very frigid new year's eve party. >> it will be something to keep you warm up there. >> yeah. probably layers, maybe drinks. >> something. all of the above, right? for those sticking closer to home, we don't want to be up there with that chaos. >> no. >> still a lot going on here, some celebrations happening. >> yeah. if you don't want to stay up all night, there are things you can do today to ring in 2018. starting at 10:00 a.m., i love this bring the kids down to
noon. i like it. there will be a holiday wonder land for kids and adults and balloon drop at noon. alexandria, music scattered throughout the buildings. adults do have to pay there. the kids are free. fireworks go off at midnight. and those fireworks are free for everyone. for the first time ever, there will be a ceremonial hoisting of the anchor, not news anchor, at the capital yacht club down at the new district ward. >> if you plan on celebrating new year's into the wee hours of the morning, be safe. we have options to get home. metro rail will stay open until 2:00 a.m. off peak fares in effect all day. if you want a free lyft ride, a code will be posted today after 2:00 p.m. for a free trip up to 15 bucks. all you have to do is enter that code into the lyft a
it this morning, folks. you see the flags flapping in the wind out there. the wind chill is brutal. 19 degrees. how low is it going to go? sheena has a look at your updated forecast when she comes back, plus a look at just what you need to layer up and wear this morning. exactly. we told you about the power ball winning numbers. just ahead, we'll look at what's next for these big j
workers. >> wow. >> they used 6.3 million feet of ice to create this masterpiece. 10,000, that's like the entire fbi. >> that's right, yeah. >> the entire display is lit with l.e.d. lights. tourists from around the world have gone to check it out. chinese state media call the festival the largest of its kind in the world. >> very, very cool. would love to see that. hey, it's football sunday. and it's round two for the skins against the new york giants. >> okay. we already beat the giants. >> yep. >> happened this season, 20-10. >> yep. >> they'll look for another win at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. it will be up at metlife stadium. they're not to be in the playoffs so this will be their last game of the season. >> yes, skins and giants, they didn't make it. >> you know who did make it? eagles. still ahead on this sunday. >> keep bringing your philly here to d.c. it's cold, cold weather up in philly or down here, there's no othe w
we're sad to tell you it's going to get even colder. >> no way. >> i know. >> we have details with sheena on how low it will go. >> that's a beautiful shot of the white house right there. months later, he's back on the job when "news 4 today" continues. we're going to tell you about a closer look at a growing problem, the danger officers eace each day they are out ther
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it is cold outside and windy. it feels below 10 degrees for most of the area, but take a look as we go through the morning and into the early part of the afternoon. we are barely going to be in the 20s after lunchtime today. wait until you see how cold your new year's eve forecast will be. plus, as we head into your new year's morning, that's all coming up next. >> sheena, thank you very much. back on the job after a brush with death. take a look here. news 4 reviewed state records that show a recent string of crashes in which suspected drunk drivers collided with maryland state police. one of those troopers was seriously injured back in june, but he is now back on the job and speaking with the news 4 eye team scott mcfarland. >> patrol from the wilson bridge all the way up to route 50. in his second year, solomon flash learned how to navigate route 4 and the beltway in prince george's county. >> hope people stay vigilant. >> on route 4 in june the
driver was not vigilant, he said. >> the vehicle hit mine in the rear and it sent my vehicle i guess in the opposite direction of where everything was. >> reporter: the other driver was drunk, police say, and crashed into flash, seriousing injuring him. >> i was disoriented. i really don't remember it too much of what happened. i don't remember how i got out of the car. i was glad everybody was able to walk out of the incident. >> reporter: there's a deeper problem, trooper flash isn't the only one. we found at least eight troopers have been hit by suspected drunk drivers this year, including one trooper who was hit twice. that trooper is charles tittle who recovered and eventually pull over 60 other suspected drunk drivers last year and win a trooper of the year award. new law signed last year in maryland is aimed at reducing drunk driving, requiring people convicted of drunk driving to prevent them from driving under the influence again with ignition interlocks. >> a lot of times
offender who is either arrested for dui or causes some sort of crash. >> it's mainly four of us working the road. >> reporter: solomon flash resumed his patrol for dui. >> has your mentality changed? >> actually i thought it would, but no it hasn't really changed. i've always had the same drive to go out and get or try to stop, you know, people who were drinking and driving before and after the accident. >> reporter: an accident that nearly cost him his career and his life. scott mcfarland, news 4. >> that driver who injured trooper flash is from upper mar bro and is expected in court in a couple weeks to face a series of traffic charges. "the new york times" has a trump campaign worker pulled an australian diplomat that rush ha had dirt on hillary clinton and that helped persuade the feds russia with our meddling. they passed the information from george
a white house lawyer declined to comment. papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the fbi and is cooperating with the special counsel's proef. a wave of protests turning deadly tonight in western iran. two protesters dying in clashes. hundreds of people have been chanting against the government against thursday. hours before these protests began, iranian hard liners held their own rally in support of the regime. president trump tweeting his support for the protests. well, snow is still coming down in erie, pennsylvania. take a look at that. >> more erie snow. >> as you can see here, residents are still getting out and about. they are hardy there despite the weather. lake-effect snow is causing record-breaking snow. christmas they got 34 inches in the month of december, erie has gotten over 100 inches. that's quite a bit of snow. >> you know, you just have to laugh about it because it's ridiculous. >> you know what, they know how to deal with it
even their road crews, they have areas where they can just push it off to the side. >> even 34 inches? >> absolutely. >> they can hand thal? >> they're in an area with we get what's called the snow machine. get the right wind coming over the great lakes you have snow maybe for days. >> wow. that's almost three feet, right? >> that's good math, david. >> thank you. >> i got the kcalculator out. >> when it starts melting that will be another issue. >> strew. >> start flooding things. but here, we have ice on some of the sidewalks. >> we do. >> where it stuck yesterday from the snow falling. we have brutally cold temperatures. >> yes, we do. >> nothing is melting here. >> nothing is melting, not today, not tomorrow, not the next day, not the next day. we have 20 degree highs in the forecast for quite a while. the only balmy day this week will be around 37 degrees, if you can believe that. all the other days will be colder than it. for today, holiday travel, remember icy spots out there. most of the roads do look
now, but side roads will still be icy. sidewalks are still icy. be careful if you're walking around. if you're heading to brunch, well, bundle up when you get outside. wait until you see these wind chills out there. dinner time tonight, maybe for your last dinner of 2017, it's going to get colder again. midnight to 8:00 a.m., we have dangerous cold in the forecast. we have wind chills below freezing expected. currently, though, 19 degrees in washington. feels like 10. we have the clouds around. we'll keep these clouds in the area for most of the day today. feels like temperature 2 degrees clinton 1 degrees and gaithersburg 14, 3 manasis 10 in washington. it is a frigid start this morning. we are dry. can't rule out passing fleurys. that's it for today. the wind chill advisories is for everybody as we go into 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, the wind chills could drop 5 to 10 degrees below zero. here is your planner for today. 9:00 a.m. blustery, 21 degrees for the actual temperature. not feeling like that, though. the warmest we'll feel
about maybe 15 degrees. by noon, 23. 5:00 p.m., still in the 20s. but by midnight, temperatures will be around 19 degrees. wind chills in some areas could be close to 0. for your new year's day, here is what it looks like, 7:00 a.m. wind chills 5 to 10 below zero. that's dangerous cold. temperature, though, of 12 degrees expected by noon. blustery 22. through the afternoon, we're looking at hies only in the mid 20s. so, for new year's day, the forecast morning low like i mentioned 12 degrees that's going to be the coldest new year's morning low since 1968 and those dangerous wind chills are going to stay in the forecast. look at this arctic air. it's still in place. it's going to hang around. then it's really going to move back in as we go into the middle to end of next week. so it is not leaving. look at the next ten day. like i mentioned, the warmest day as we go into this coming week will be wednesday at 37 degrees. other than that, we'll be starting in the teens every morning with afternoon highs in the 20s. look at friday, we could barely get to 20 degrees for a high temperatur
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$500,000 just to make one float. every inch is covered with flowers or other natural materials like leaves or bark. >> that is an event i would like to get to at some point. pasadena, 80 degrees. >> i would go just for the weather. >> gorgeous. >> escape some of this. we wish we had better news about our weather, but not so much. the cold is not letting up. >> that even looks cold. >> that looks like a post apocalyptic washington, d.c. that is a live look at the capital building right now. how low will the temperatures go? sheena has the answers when we come back. it's new year's eve. folks beginning to fill times square. we'll have an update on the security measures in place as we head into 2018. that and more when "news 4 tday" on
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square home of sean duncan on friday. we did pull some court documents. they show that duncan allegedly wanted to join isis and even researched how to make weapons on the internet. he is expected to make his first court appearance on federal court on tuesday. a live look right now over d.c. this morning. sun is up. just a reminder new year's eve celebrations will be in full swing across our area. watch out if you have plans to drive tonight and find a safe way to get home for sure. for a look how to ring in 2018, find events in the nbc washington app. happy new year's eve to everybody. unbelievable that we are getting rid of 2017. >> and turning a new page. just like me and you turning a new page. >> we are. >> i'm adam tuss alongside david culiver. >> it's a business morning not only weather wise we have breaking news. >> take a look at
fire causing a total shut down of the belt way this is between new hampshire af nigh and the split with i-95 in college park taking a live look here. my goodness. >> all this happening, of course, on what is a cold weather day to be responding to any sort of emergency. we know firefighters have been out overnight as well. it is not easy sheena for those folks to be out and about. >> no. it is definitely not easy. keep in mind, it's cold enough for anything wet to be freezing right away on the roads, on the sidewalks. we had the snowfall yesterday, that is still ice in many locations on the sidewalks especially where we saw it fall and stick. temperatures will not be getting above freezing today. look at these numbers right now. these are the feels like temperatures. feels like 10 degrees in washington. feels like 2 in clinton. gaithersburg 1 degrees. hagerstown feels like 1 below zero. feels like 6 in quantico. as you wake up and walk ode
wind chills are still going to be in the single numbers for much of the area as we go through the 8:00 a.m. hour. otherwise, we're only going to be in the 20s for today. we'll talk about the new year's eve forecast for tonight and new year's day tomorrow coming up in a bit. all right, sheena. let's talk about the countdown that's already on to 2018 despite the frigid temperatures millions expected to pack in different areas times square. >> starting 2018, some places in the world right now? >> new zealand. >> back in new york, nbc's chris palone telling us how the spectators will be greeted with the cold but unprecedented security. >> four, three, two, one -- happy new year! >> reporter: the world's most famous crystal ball tested and ready to go. thousands of balloons inflated. the countdown to 2018 is in its final stages. >> come in. make a cowboy sandwich. ep
descended on midtown manhattan. >> it's the magic. it's the big city. it's the lights. the excitement. the crowds that we love. >> reporter: undeterred by bone-chilling cold. >> i have on layers. i learned. i did a lot of research about different materials. i have an undershirt and sweater and scarf and two pairs of leggings on. >> reporter: police say recent terror attacks in new york and arod uneth world have helped guide their latest security plan. >> this will be one of the most well policed, best protected events and one of the safest venues in the world. >> reporter: thousands of officers will be on the streets uniform, plain clothes and heavily armed anti-terrorism units. they'll use bomb vapor sniffing dogs. officers have new instructions on how to spot and stop potential suicide bombers and because of the las vegas sniper attack, detectives will be in every hotel surrounding times square. >> you'll see increase in heavy weapons, bomb squad personnel, radio logical detention teams and our technology to inc
the area of times square for the event. >> reporter: but still, police say there is no credible specific threat to new york's new year's eve celebration. sean nash visiting from australia says he won't live in fear. >> if you li like that you would never live at all. you might as well get out and live. get on with your life, i think. >> reporter: do you feel safe? >> absolutely. >> reporter: the celebration is on. >> happy new year! >> reporter: turning the page on 2017 in just a few hours. in times square, chris palone, nbc news. new laws with the new year. aimed at preventing home fire deaths goes into effect tomorrow. the rules vary based on when your home was built. a good rule of thumb is to replace battery operated with new alarms have new sealed in ten-year batteries. your local fire station should answer any questions you have. the deadne
property taxes is tonight before the clock hits midnight. >> look at some of the long lines across our area this past week. the rush comes after congress passed a new tax bill that limits some deductions. >> however, we should point out, every county in maryland and virginia they have different rules if you want to prepare. so does the district. the irs says you're only eligible to claim deductions for 2018 on taxes assessed during the 2017 calendar year. for more information, head over to the nbc washington app and search taxes or find an accountant to help you out. >> absolutely. we move into 2018 missing some of the many talented people this past year. >> yeah. we take a look back every year when we get to this point and we're taking a look at some of the greats that we lost in 2017. ♪ ♪ who can the turn the world on with her smile ♪ ♪ >> never hurtful. ands
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counting the jobs, returning to value and buying it legally, all in the week ahead. selling marijuana for recreational use becomes legal in california on new year's day, but finding pot shops with the proper license may not be easy. some big knew nis palties including los angeles won't have any right away. san francisco will have to wait at least until the end of the week. and if that story made you hungry, mcdonald's may be able to help you out. the value menu returns thursday. individual items cost 1, 2 or $3. 1 buck buys a cheeseburger or a soda. 3 bucks gets you a whole happy meal. it's another short week for wall street. financial markets are closed on monday in honor of new year's day. and 2018 starts with a light week of earnings, including agricultural giant as well as beer, wine
constellation brand. the december employment report will show whether job growth remains strong and whether the unemployment rate is still at a 17-year low. get all your business news on cnbc. thank you very much. hey, he almost gave up hope that it would ever happen to him. >> we're talking about drummer ringo star now going to have to change his business cards. >> sir. >> sir, yeah, that's a nice title. >> the second beetles band member to be knighted in the queen's new year's list of honors. 20 years after his band mate sir paul mccartney. barry gibb received his knighthood for his services to music. >> very cool. >> yeah. >> i would love to be knighted. >> me, too. >> i'm a knight. >> i don't think we can, though, we're not british. >> right. okay, let's take a live look outside right now. oh, it's
>> yeah, but 19 degrees as the sun is up over the nation's capital this morning on a frosty morning. also want to get back to some breaking news that we've been telling you about. a major tractor trailer fire causing a total shut down of the belt way between new hampshire avenue and the split with 95 and college park. take a look at the smoke coming up there. you see a heavy emergency response. again, all lanes there on the inner loop of the belt way shut down right around 95 in college park. we'll have more when we come back. youe watching new'rs
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♪ well, it is another frigid start to the morning. we have wind chills below 10 degrees for most of the area. so the first thing you need to know is we have another builter cold day in store and we expect to be around 19 degrees by midnight. by tomorrow morning, we're looking at dangerously cold wind chills, anywhere from about 5 to 10 degrees below zero as we go into new year's morning, coming up i'll show you a closer look at that forecast straight ahead. good morning. coming up on "meet the press" looking back at 2017 and ahead to 2018. we'll look at the promises president trump made. the promises he's kept and the ones he's broken. plus, the 2018 political landscape. democrats aim to take back congress. republicans hope to hang on to power. we're going to talk about what to watch for next year. and 2020 early moves, pote
visiting the early primary and caucus states and thinking of challenging the president. finally, the ways president trump has influenced culture from the words we use to race to the conversation about sexual harassment. it's all ahead on a packed "meet the press." chuck is looking ahead to the next year a lot of folks really ready to move past 2017. it was turbulent. >> absolutely. a year that was silent, full of conflict and a wave of natural disasters. that's how people pulled together in some pretty extraordinary ways as well. here is nbc's jay gray with a look back at 2017. >> i, donald john trump. >> reporter: it has been a year of change, challenges, conflict and incredible loss. >> everyone is running, people are screaming. >> reporter: 22 killed at a concert in
england. 8 people run down by a self proclaimed terrorist along a new york city bike path. >> more than 300 ambushed inside an egyptian mosque. 26 murdered inside a small town texas church. >> it's not much but pray and cry and hope. >> reporter: hope and hard work is what carried houston through historic flooding. >> i told my wife, let's start packing and get whatever we can take and get out of here. >> reporter: millions left homeless by mother nature. wild fires in california, the deadliest in the state's history. a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in mexico, city and multiple hurricanes, puerto rico, like so many places right now, still struggling. >> this will not happen overnight. this is going to be a marathon. >> reporter: a political storm. >> chaos, there's zero chaos. we are running -- this is a
>> reporter: continues to rage in washington. >> i am an historian. i've studied a lot of presidents. i have never seen anything like that. >> reporter: an administration dealing with an investigation by special counsel robert mueller after president fired fbi director james comey. former national security adviser michael flynn admitting he lied to the fbi while issues like north korea, health care, tax reform and immigration are often overshadowed by online slights and rants, partisan ranker and personal attacks from both sides of the aisle. >> currents of anger and resentment are underpinning our national conversation. >> reporter: that anger spilling over. republican congressman staffers attacked while practicing for a charity baseball game. divided protests across the country, fights over confederate statues, marches turning violent and deadly in
never been brighter, shining now on allegations of sexual misconduct. the media and congressmen caught up in the ugly glare from decades of abuse, giving voice to victims, sharing their pain and anger, many online, using the hashtag metoo on social media. questions of equality and racial profiling from police spilled on to the playing field in the nfl, athletes standing up by taking a knee. still, there have been signs of unity this year. congressman steve scalise back on capitol hill. >> you have no idea how great this feels to be back here at work in the people's house. [ cheers and applause ]. >> reporter: millions pausing together. >> it's the most amazing thing i have ever seen. >> reporter: to watch the shadow of the moon race from coast to coast during the great american eclipse. 2017 has been a whirlwind, some might even say a
earth ringing brothers, lowered its curtains for the last time this year. and now, as the curtain rises on a new year, many hope it will bring with it a new sense of optimism and unity. jay gray, nbc news. >> i'm just thankful he ended on a positive note. >> absolutely. >> because that's tough to see. it's a little depressing when you go through a lot of that. >> yeah. >> listen, every year is filled with good stuff and bad stuff and hope to bring the positivity into your life, at least i do. >> i do, too. >> me as well. >> can't single anybody out here. >> i'm not singling out. >> you're right. we want to start 2018 on a high note and yet temperature wise it is very low. >> the temperatures aren't bringing it for us. >> no. they're horribly blow. >> new year's resolution? >> getting rid of the vi
right now. >> present. >> that's a good one. we tend to look ahead. i plan on my phone i have my little planner and i tend to look too far ahead. that's a good one, live in the moment, yeah. it's cold this morning. i don't know if umt to live in the moment this morning. >> inside. >> live inside if you have a fireplace, be good to live in the moment in front of the fireplace. we're looking at the wind chills below 10 degrees. it's cold and will stay cold and windy all day. really the warmest day this week will be 37 degree day. other than that we're in the 20s. the brutal cold, it does continue. as we go into 2018, it's going to be frigid. a wind chill advisory is in effect as we go into tomorrow morning. currently, a mix of sun and clouds. 10 degrees is the feels like temperature. it's actually 19 degrees in washington, but we'll stay on the drier said with this cold air in place. couldn't rule out passi ining flurries though. quantico 6.
clinton feeling like 2 degrees. wind chill advise for everybody until 9:00 a.m. we could see the wind chills early tomorrow morning anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees below zero. that is very cold. we have this very cold arctic air mass over us and it's going to stay over us really all week, but locally it will be dry with some passing snow flurries like i mentioned. here is your new year's eve forecast, 5:00 p.m., 23 degrees, midnight 19 degrees, 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, 12 degrees but with those dangerously cold wind chills and then by 4:00 p.m. new year's day, temperatures in the mid 20s. for your new year's day morning low forecast 12 degrees. that's the coldest since 1968 for a new year's low. wind chills dangerously cold with that temperature, so you're not going to be feeling 12 degrees when you walk outside. you're going to be feeling those wind chills tomorrow morning. look at tuesday. sunny 28. we're going to be balmy on wednesday if you want to call wednesday 37 degrees. look at the numbers to
farther to the south and east. on friday, only could be near 20 with wind closer look at what to expect for your new year's eve plans all coming up next. stay tuned. [lance] it is absolute chaos out here! ...don't know if you can hear me, can we get a shot of this cold front, right here. [vo] progress is an unstoppable force. brace yourself for the season of audi sales event.
♪ [vo] the season of audi sales event is here. audi will cover your first month's lease payment on select models during the season of audi sales event. welcome back. tonight we are saying good-bye to 2017. >> that's right. >> did you get taller? >> no. >> you certainly did. >> and we're saying hello to a whole new year. it looks like people in
ending their year answering one question. >> yeah, what are you trashing for 2017? >> come on. >> nbc's sean franklin is helping people burn away the bad. take a look at what they had to say. >> reporter: it's time to trash and burn. something bad from 2017. >> drama and negativity. i'm going to write this down for you. >> reporter: we're all trying to stay positive, right? >> i want to trash fear of failure. >> boom. >> crazy people, man. >> reporter: we asked people walking through market square tonight if they wanted to get rid of something for the new year. >> i just got to get rid of it all. >> we do a lot of things. i'll get rid of my bad habits. >> i hope this is a word. >> unproductivity. >> reporter: after all, new year, new beginnings. >> it determines your whole year. if you have a good outlook on life, you'll be happier and more successful. >> non-toxic relationships just like
>> mine is procrastination because i do it way too much. >> reporter: they sort of stack up after a while because we all felt that negative weight before. >> i'm going to trash sweet tea this 2018. >> reporter: sweet tea? >> i drink so much of it. >> reporter: but, but, that's so good? time to bid it fair well by burning, with help of course from the knoxville fire department. >> we said, what are you trashing for 2017 and we threw it in this bin. all right? so we're going to trash this right here. burn it. oh, yeah. as far as the knoxville fire department is looking to trash and burn, something we can all agree with. >> it would probably be the 2017 football season. >> yeah, that's got to go down the drain. >> we all need to burn away the bad and welcome the good for 2018. >> i like that. that's a good approach. >> yeah, get rid of it. >> but then you have to think about resolutions, right? >> sure you do. >> and the next question, what are your resolutions
next year? well, there's some advice here if you're still trying to figure it all out. >> yeah. there is a researcher here, coordinator at the national wellness institute, her name is elizabeth beck who tells us that her seven totally do able resolutions are here -- she says that these are going to change your life. here you go. she suggests to set a daily goal for yourself. next she says to tackle the hardest task of the day first. beck suggests starting using breathing techniques to help relax. >> that's good. >> start being healthy in 2018 by taking steps instead of the elevator. >> take the stairs. >> yeah, yeah. i don't like that. >> one those are steps, too. >> apologize sincerely and tell someone in your life one thing that went well that week and take some time to unwind. i like all of that. all right. we'll tell you about the four things you need to know on this sunday morning. a final look now at the breaking news. a major tractor trailer fire that is causing is
between new hampshire avenue and the split with i-95 in college park in addition to the inner loop. all lanes of exit 25 to u.s.-1 are closed. we'll keep an eye on this between newscasts. >> we'll deliver on the four things, cold, cold, cold, cold. >> yeah. >> and bitter. it's okay. >> and bitter. >> and it is painful actually. >> yeah. >> tomorrow morning will be. >> we're not warming up any time soon? >> no. the warmest day this coming week will be 37 degrees. otherwise temperatures in the 20s. >> that's going to do it for "news 4 today." thanks so much for joining us. we're back at 9:00, really?
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♪ on a different level. >> big, beautiful ship that we're turning around. >> under the bridge. it's about to hit my car! >> chrissy teigen here reporting live. ♪ good morning and welcome to sunday "today" i'm hali jackson filling in for willy enjoying a well deserved day off before 2018. it will be a bitter new year's eve for tens of millions of people across the country. new york city bracing for one of its coldest ever. what's in store for all the folks in times square? when will we finally get a break from the frigid temperatures?