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with nonlife threatening injuries. a call for police reform today one year since the officer involved death of floriof natas mckenna. she was receiving treat and she died after officers tased her multiple times. a peaceful protest will be held today and a vigil later tonight. now taking as, new sanctions in response to north korea's latest missile launch. they say they were sending a satellite in to space because the u.n. says that is bogus. countries agreed it was another step toward north korea firing nuclear missiles. 4:0 your time. the name on a lot of people's lips this morning, peyton
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manning. >> and the denver broncos have taken super bowl 50. >> broncos quarterback and five time mvp took home his second super bowl trophy last night. now everybody is asking if he'll call it a career at this point. the game involved a lot of flags and donovers. panthers quarterback cam newton did not stick around very long on talk about it after the game. >> they just played better than us. i don't know what you want me to say. >> come on dude. really? the game -- whole story here of course. the halftime play with cold play getting plenty of buzz with a lot of people saying bruno mars sort of stole the show. >> and hello beyonce announcing the formation tour. she just basically dropped the
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mike right there. >> and my god son was saying she needs pants. >> it was all about the defense. >> from the beginning. >> von miller was the mvp about for that super bowl game and the defense won for them. >> we'll talk more about that a little later in the broadcast. right now up to speed the on the forecast on a monday morning. >> chuck will bell telling us about this little weather that i'm trying not to cry basically. >> oh, there is no crying in weather eun. come on now. four things you need to know about the weather. winter storm watch has been issued for parts of northern maryland and even northern montgomery county. tonight into tomorrow. came today is not the problem, it's tomorrow. a big cold shot comes after the snow. we'll be fighting the rain/snow line on this one and it will be tricky. temperatures right now generally at or above freezing washington
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south. here is my first preliminary outlook on the snow forecast for how much you might want to expect around the immediate metro area and points south. probably in the 1 to 3 range. really depends where that rain/snow line sets up. farther north, more snow more often, probably in the 3 to 6 inch range. so school may be affected. now here is melissa mollett. nice and green right now big look at the beltway and the hain routes. do have one closure in just a second. right now 270 southbound to the spur going to take you 26 minutes. can't ask for anything much better than that even though it's early of course. 66 here at 123 into town, out of town, don't have any issues eastbound or westbound. 95 there southbound again remember before powder mill road, have the left lane blocked with some road work. this is that long term project that has waep going on, so that should be out of the way in just
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a little bit. and then taking a look all the way to the west, 15 still shut down between 50 and 234 for heavy equipment transport. 4:34. another officer expected to go on trial today in ht death of freddie gray. alisha white is the second highest ranking baltimore police officer to face charges. the baltimore sun reporting that by the met will the police van carrying freddie gray and she tried to speak to him and when he didn't respond, she did nothing further to examine his complain. the 25-year-old tidied of a spil cord injury in the back of that van. prosecutors will try to get a guilty verdict for brian mayhew who was tried for the murder of his uncle p. the trial ended in a hung jury. mayhew was accused of having his uncle murdered while he was in jail.uncle was expected to
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testify against mayhew in the 2011 murders of two people. opening arguments expected to begin at 9:30 this morning. now to prince william county where an explosion seriously damaged a home in woodbridge. firefighters blame a gas leak. they say at the first went to the home to investigate an outse gas leak and realized the fumes were actually coming from the utility room. firefighters say it's important to alert authorities and get out of your house if you notice the smell of natural gas inside. a new gun store opened for business in falls church. but for some residents, its proximity to a cool is unsettling. to try to ease concerns, the staff is asking patrons to do their part. >> we're going to encourage all of our customers coming in, coming through the side door, park in the back, so we won't use the front doors here. so there will be very limited visibility. >> the owner says that the purpose of his business is to help create responsible firearms owners armed with the proper
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safety and training. tonight is your last chance to tell montgomery county officials what you think the priority should be for the 2017 county budget. the last forum is tonight at 7:00 at the plaque rock center for the arts. county executive ike leggett says input is crucial. plans to make over the greenbelt metro station is up for your review. the changes could include a covered kiss and ride lot, an eight story park and ride gar e garage, improved pedestrian and bike facilities. but it will only occur if green belt is selected for the location of the fbi headquarters. head to our nbc washington app for times and locations for the public hearing. and an important deadline
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today. you have until midnight to register to vote in the virginia primary that happens next month. you can check your registration or submit your application online. most offices in virginia will be open until 5:00 tonight. the nationals are heading uth today. everyone is like the super bowl is over, time to think about baseball. we still have hockey. it's truck day which means that the team is loading up thousands of pounds of equipment for spring training. the gear will arrive by this wednesday. pitchers and catchers report next week. can you believe it? this could be the nats last year in florida. they're scheduled to play in a new spring training facility next year. by this time tomorrow, there could be snow on the ground. but what will the kids face as they walk to the bus stop today? chuck bell will let us know at 4:41. and new developments in that explosion that ripped open a whole on a plane mid flight.
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it is 4:41. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. and i'm getting nervous. i'm just going to tell you. >> we've had so much snow, chuck bell, i can't even -- i'm completely in dem about tnial a possibility of more. there but it all came in one shot. it's not like it snowed all winter. just once for a day and a half. >> so we should be able to handle this next round? >> yes, we should. this won't be like the big blizzard because this time we're fighting the rain snow line. the blizzard was such an overproducer for snow. kids will have school today. so have your coat and umbrella for the rain chances later today. chance of school the next couple days, no problems today. i think there is an 80% chance of delays and cancellations tomorrow. and a 60% chance for delays and cancellations on your wednesday.
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new troubles on traffic. new troubles. we have a new problem 15 at 50, this is where they are moving some heavy equipment and we just got word of a new crash that is shuts down the roundabout. again, the closure is a little south of the shutdown between 50 and 234 because of the heavy equipment transport. that's supposed to get out of the way by about 5:00 this morning. 66 into town, out of town, no worries there. remember to listen to our friends on wtop 103.5 when you hop in your car. a live look at prince george's county coming up. new details in a shooting in northwest that grazed a toddler. what we're learning about the 1-year-old's recovery. and the countdown is on. how gop and democratic hopefuls are spending the day before the new hampshir
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a developing story out of massachusetts where they are bracing for a big blizzard. the national weather service says the coast including cape cod could see up to 6 to 12 inches. the heaviest snow expected to start during this morning's commute and last throughout the day. we'll monitor the conditions. aaron. it's 4:45 now. we turn to decision 2016 where the race for the republican nomination is at tight as ever just one day before the new hampshire primary. seemingly forgotten dw eten can are climbing in the polls after marco rubio's poor showing saturday night. chuck todd tweeted it was surprising rubio seemed so unprepared for the attacks thrown at him because it was the buzz on the campaign trail all last week. new jersey governor chris christie didn't hold back after rubio repeated a phrase almost
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word for word four times. >> there it is. the memorized 25 second speech. when you're a governor of the state, the memorized 25 second speech doesn't solve one problem for one person. >> political analysts say ted cruz opened the immigration issue. they say that was a missed opportunity for donald trump. he's still dominating in the polls, but is in need of a big win tomorrow in the primary. now to the democrats where it's bernie sanders with a chandiommg lead in new hampshire. hillary clinton is talking about the lead condemnation that has led flint without a clean state water source. >> this is not merely unacceptable or wrong, though it is both. what happened in flint is immoral. >> sanders took a few swings at clinton over the weekend. he critiqued her positions on
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foreign policy specifically her vote on the iraq war. it is 4:47. it's official, senator bernie sanders has now a campaign office in fairfax. staff and volunteers recently threw an official opening party. the cam pen thinks sanders appeals to young and new voters because they believe he is different from other politicians. today is sentencing day for a man who attacked two people at a metrobus stop last year. reginald hooverer was convicted of randomly stabbing two men. a judge will sentence him taoda. a toddler is recovering after a bullet grazed the child during a shoot-out in the district saturday night. the toddler was inside a business when a bullet pierced the window and hit the child. another man was also struck. police say both the man and the toddler should be okay. no arrests in the case yet. thieves steal 100 feet of copper from a church in northern
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virginia. this happened at kirkwood presbyterian church in springfield friday night. two giant downspouts stolen could cost thousands to repair. church officials say it appears the thieves used a ladder to reach those downspouts. >> it really makes you sad that someone has to resort to having to steal and not only that, but steal from a church where we're here to help the community and we want to help those people who are feeling that desperate. >> officials say thieves probably only got about $100 for the scrap metal. a sobering conversation in montgomery county about isis and how it's recruiting young children in merg to fight overseas. among the speaker, a former canadian intelligence operative who went undercover as a jihadist to see how these groups operate. he said acceptance and inclusion are key ways to prevent radicalization. and happening today, italian president heading to the white
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house to talk about the areas of mutual interest between his country and the united states, including efforts to defeat isis, economic development in europe and the transatlantic trade and investment partnership. also take, first lady michelle obama will celebrate black history month at the white house. she's welcoming 51 d.c. students to highlight the contributions of black women in dance. there will be a day long workshop and annual panel featuring debbie allen and judith jamison. d.c. council is considering a bill to offer paid family leave to all district employees. kids and parents held a play date to highlight the importance of paid leave on sunday. kids wrote valentine cards to city officials. >> i get eight weeks paid and for our first daughter, that was extremely important. and so we really think all families deserve that right.
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>> the d.c. council is considering a proposal that provides up to 16 weeks for paid personal and family care giving leave. so looks like one of the winners of the huge historic power ball jackpot has yet to collect their big prize. the winning jackpot was wofrt $1.5 billion before taxes. three tickets won, but lot theory officials say they are waiting for one in florida to be turned in. the winner has 180 days to redeem the ticket. after that, they are out of luck. >> please kram claim your ticket. >> where you lose the ticket or something and it doesn't even register. >> you see this mug? aren't these lovely mugs? i survived the blizzard of 2016. i thought once i had this mug in high hand it would be over for the snow. >> you survived that one. this week you'll have the slushy snow cone cup. because this one is not going to be an all snow all the time event. and i've always said, if you want to look like an idiot as a
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forecaster, live on the rain/snow line for a winter because these are tricky events. the storm that we missed out on is just off the delaware coast right now. that will be bringing some significant snow up to boston would i later on today. so if you're traveling northbound towards new york and boston, be ready for delays there. our weather worries, though, are coming in from the west. a little alberta clipper out here. and these are not tending to be big amounts of moisture, but it will be the timing that could be problem the maati problematic. so winter storm watches have been posted for northern montgomery, howard, an a ranne arundel county. i think i expect more advisories over the next 24 hours. it will start at rain and changing to snow after midnight. 3 to 6 inches north and west, probably 1 to 3 around town. temperatures right now, we're mostly in the low to mid thir-3.
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today's highs about 44 in washington, 41 in gaithersburg. so that's not the issue. here's where things get trickier is after about lunchtime today, clouds thicken up quickly. chances for rain drops. this is 6:00 this evening. this should start at rain. anytime you have to switch it from rain to snow and then arriving having it switch back from snow to rain dug the daylight hours tomorrow, that will wreak havoc with forecasting. closer to 3 to 6 north and west, 1 to 3 around town and less than 2 down to the south. s so here is official map once again. it will be impactful on schools address plans for the next couple of days. so rain today, overnight tonight into snow, snow off and on through much of the day tomorrow, but again,
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temperatures just before the freezing mark means lower impacts on the roads. bitter, bitter cold though arrives here on thursday and lasts into next weekend. more about the snow in ten minutes. here is melissa mollett with traffic. you can see a lot of green on the map. a couple of different issues. one is 15 at 50, truck crash closing down the roundabout. apparently good amount of debris on the roadway. just south of there, we have it still shut down between 50 and 234 because of the heavy equipment transport. that should be wrapped up in the next 15 minutes or so. beltway at branch avenue, i ina lo inner and outer loop, no big worries there. to the top of the beltway has cleared out and the issue at powder mill also now gone. just days after a deadly
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crane collapse in new york, changes take effect, what must now be done with the hopes of preventing a similar tragedy. and does your husband or wife have a bank account you don't know about? surprising study that finds they're much more common than you would think. ♪
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our chuck bell is keeping tabs on the next 24 hours and will let us know when the snow could start falling. 2 and tighter restrictions go into effect after a deadly crane collapse in new york city. >> he's dropping it really quick. whoa. looks like it's -- holy -- [ bleep ]. >> you are watching the moment a massive crane crashed to the ground. one person died, at least three other people were hurt on friday. mayor bill de blasio announced new restrictions saying cranes must go into safety mode when it gets too windy. >> even if it is a forecast in advance, we are going to require that the cranes be put into that secure mode. >> the 300-ton metal crane flattened cars parked along the street. so scary. so many crane around our area.
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this morning gas prices are down almost a dime. they dropped eight cents over the past two weeks making the national average $1.82 for regular unleaded right now. rices a s a prices are down 37 cents from this time last wreer. prices could it continue to fall if crude oil costs keep dropping. would you be okay with your significant other having a secret bank account? >> huh-uh. >> a little what if money? >> there is a recent study from credit that finds 13 million americans have a bank or credit card account that they're hiding from their spouse, partner or significant other. the study also found nearly half of americans would be okay with their partner spending more than $100 without being told about it. >> we have a mutual understanding. >> if i want to buy me a share of shoes, i'll go out and get though shoes. the
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there. >> that's right. and if it was a larger purchase, maybe appalachian appliance or something, but if you really need a pair of shoe, i'm not going to say you can't buy them. you're a grown man. lovers around the world are getting ready for a special day this sunday. it's valentine's day, aaron. americans are expected to spend about 20 bhld. c $20 billion. a third will be spent online. so where does it all go? a third on dinner reservations. more than half will buy candy. the rest flowers. which is the preferred gift for most. >> would you like to have candy, flowers, jewelry, dinner or all of the above? >> i would love to have all of the above. i'll be honest. all of the above would be great. >> who is not going to pick all of the above. one in five people say that he or she will buy pets as valentine's day gifts, as well. that's why that number is $20
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billion. you're buying stuff for the kids and your mom and your aunt -- >> the dog is like what is this. all right. stay with us. "news 4 today" continues right now at 5:00 a.m. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. let's check in with chuck bell first. winter storm watches have been posted for parts of northern maryland and northern parts of the chesapeake bay. no advisories in the heart of the d.c. metro just yet, but i full will expect that will change. and we'll be the first to let you know about it. and you can also find out having our app fired up and ready to go. over the next 24 hours, it will start as rain late this evening, change over to snow tonight. we're still looking for some significant accumulation, but not blizzard level accumulations. so probably in that 1 to 3 inch range away town. weather today, clouds moving


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