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right now extreme cold and a bitter start to the weekend. you can feel the dangerous windchills. a few places are getting a light coating of that snow. storm team 4 tracking some of the brutal winter we have seen all winter. a final good-bye for a mom and her little girl. >> the fight is only getting bigger. it is fight night ahead of another key primary. the controversy already getting a whole lot of attention. >> on this saturday, february 13th. good morning to you. welcome to news 4 today. this is a storm team 4 weather alert day. and with good reason. >> absolutely. not only is it cold. we have seen snow in parts of our. tom kierein you are tracking heavy gusts of wind as well. >> that is right. the winds are now starting to pick up around much of the region a after the snow squalls have been moving through. they are gusting 40 miles per hour north and west of the metro
area. they will be coming our way in the metro area the next couple of hours. as we look at the storm team 4 radar, the last of the snow showers and snow squalls now coming right through montgomery county from near lleytonsville, ulney. that's tracking into calvert county. it is moving very fast. it is sticking on any untreated surface. temperatures are hovering near 20 degrees. look at the latest gusts, 30 to 35 miles per hour. they will increase a bit. look at our windchill. hagerstown, 6 below zero. gaithersburg, one above. windchill at 7 degrees. that's what it feels like in the shenandoah valley. a look at our next chance for accumulating snow in a few minutes. >> tom, we'll check in with you then. prince george's
and her daughter shot to death outside their home. funeral services are just getting under way for davis and her2-year-old girl chloe. news 4's derrick ward is live in upper marlboro. good morning. >> we are at the arc of safety christian church. one of the saddest stories we have had in quite some time. february 2nd, 7:00 in the morning when shots rang out in the 1300 block of palmer road in forth washington. it was shock and fear when it was learned the victims were neshonte davis and her2-year-old daughter chloe. the child's father admitted to the killing. johnson said it was a dispute over child support payments. he faces two counts of murder. now, davis was a teacher at a oc
the struggle to understand exactly how this all came to be. today it is time to say good-bye to the mother and child. he remains in jail without bond. back to you. derrick, thank you. 9:03 right now. a developing story. the u.s. is deploying more patriot missiles in south korea in response to north korea's nuclear test and a long-range rocket test recently. deploying the more sophisticated missile defense in south korea known as thaad. >> a developing story. there is no word yet on what, if any, action the epa will take against dominion virginia power. the power
blame for the oil spill that caused the sheen on the potomac river. it was first spotted last week. the coast guard says all oil samples collected from the site came from a 13,000 gallon spill at the dominion transformer station. it stretched eight miles along the potomac river from reagan national airport to the wilson bridge. today a vigil will be held to remember two girls found shot to death at an arizona high school. one of the two sophomores found yesterday morning has been identified by her family. she was identified by her sister. may and another girl were in a relationship. one shot the other before shooting herself. the number of victims allegedly abused by a former teacher's aide some prince george's county continues to grow police say 14 children were abused. carraway is
porn at four other places, including a church. he had a sexual abuse charge when he was a teenager but juvenile records are sealed. a lawyer for five of the victims filed a lawsuit wednesday and said he expects more victims to come forward. >> we will require better screening and supervision of people month work in the building. >> his family released a statement stressing their complete shock and deepest sorrow. you can head over to the nbc washington app. 9:05 right now. take you to decision 2016. it is the smallest field of gop candidates yet. trump and cruz join senator marco rubio, jeb bush, governor kasich and ben carson for a presidential debate in greenville, south carolina tonight.
things getting more personal and nasty in south carolina when it comes to the gop race. donald trump revisiting an old idea to launch a brand-new attack against senator ted ted cruz. trump may sue cruz because he said cruz is not a natural-born citizen and cannot be president. trump calling cruz a liar for the negative ads that cruz is running against him. >> there is a little more than a little irony with donald accusing anyone of being nasty given the amazing torrent of objescenities and vulgarities tt come out of his mouth. coming up tomorrow on "meet the press", chuck todd has it all covered. he will talk to donald trump, marco rubio and governor john
performances and what's next in the campaign for them. someone has been rocking out after dropping out of the presidential race. former democratic presidential candidate martin o'malley finding his way. the former maryland governor and former presidential candidate will perform with his irish pub rock band o'malley's march. this will be the band's first performance since he suspended his campaign last week. he sings is and plays acoustic guitar. this getting a lot of attention online. sliding full speed. how a woman survived as a car cam flying right into her on a highway. well, it is the kind of cold you can feel the moment you step outside.
well, we want to warn you you may find this next video uncomfortable to watch. a woman is recovering this morning after being hit by a car on a highway in connecticut. she was involved in a minor accident on monday and was getting out of the car to talk to the other driver when that happened, another car just came and slammed into her right there
help the woman caught the whole thing on camera. she was taken to the hospital and she is expected to be okay. >> incredible video there. right now, over a dozen more bodies pulled out of the rubble of a collapsed building in southern taiwan. the death toll now 113. officials say that will will likely rise because 41 people are still missing and believed to be trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings. the county's last remaining all african-american school is opening to the public to mark black history month. it is just outside manassas. it operated from 1885 to 1926 and served grades first through sixth. >> everything we have inside the school is all reproduction you can touch it, experience it. so you can come and sit down at the secondhand desks or the secondhand bench
would have learned if they came here to the school. the lucasville school house. it's open today from 11:00 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon. it is a hat, gloves, scarf and thick winter coat morning out there. how you can stay safe in the coldest, most brutal weather we have seen all winter
so this made for a frightening night for one arlington teenager. he told police another teen tried to stop him thursday night. and the suspect admitted it was part of a gang initiation. the victim is was walking through quincy park near arlington central library when he was approached by another teenager who had a knife. the victim was able to fight back. some residents say they're not really surprised it happened in that park. >> i wouldn't be surprised at all. it's decolluded. a lot of traffic. it's secluded. >> some organized crime such as gangs. >> so that park is in the boston area near a baseball area used by washington lee high school. new details in the horrific machete attack in ohio. something found in the representing station of the car driven by
triggered an fbi alert. police have not said what that information is. we know it sparked a local terrorism task force to get involved. the suspect pulled out a machete and went on a rampage inside an hour restaurant. four people hurt, one in critical condition. police killed the man five blocks from the scene. they still don't know why he did it. we have to show you this video from international feeds. a mom and toddler rescued from a car right there that plunged into a canal in sister dam. four people jumped in and braved the icy waters. the mom had parked her car near the canal but it started moving. she couldn't get out before it hit the water. we do know mother and toddler taken to the hospital. but both expected to be okay. that is frightening, absolutely frightening.
souls who jumped in to help them out. >> you are the man everyone has been waiting for. if you go to nbc washington facebook page you will see our live feed. we are chatting behind the scenes. tom kierein, there are a gazillion questions about are we getting more snow? what the heck just happened? it passed through and stopped. >> like thundershower in the summertime. it comes through, rains 15 minutes and then it's gone. that's what we had. snow showers, snow squalls. we had gusts of wind. we have a time lapse i want to show you what it looked like at union station. we had one of those squalls coming through. the flag was snapping. it was near white-out conditions there at union station. it put down a quick half inch on capitol hill. now as we look at the live view, the sunshine has broken out. the streets that have been treated now have gotten just wet as they had the snow meltf
there. here's another live view of your sky from tower camera. in virginia, they had a couple snow showers passing through. storm team 4 radar showing the last of the snow showers into prince george's county, northern anne arundel. just south of kettering, east of upper marlboro, clinton, down on to the calvert county line, moving into calvert county shortly. it will quickly move through and put down a quick dusting. winds have been gusting 30 to 35 miles per hour. temperatures only hovering around 20 degrees to the upper teens, mid 20s around the bay. look at oak land. that's not the wind chill. that is the current temperature. it is only zero way out there in western maryland. look at our windchills. the windchill in winchester at
zero. that's the feels-like temperature. gaithersburg, feels-like 2 above. bundle up. layer up. avoid frostbite if you're going to be out for a length of time. loose-fitting layers. wool and fleece are the warmest. winds will start to pick up. gusting 30 miles per hour. maybe gusting to 45, 50 by noon time. they will diminish by 3:00, 4:00. a few scattered power outages as temperatures hovering in the 20s. winds initial by this evening. back into the teens by mid to late evening. a chaps to have snow hraeupt sunday night monday morning.
changing over to sleet. mid 30s monday night. rain liking into tuesday. might even deal with flooding from the heavier downpours of rain. up near 50 on tuesday afternoon. maybe a few flurries wednesday morning. back into the 40s for highs towards the end of this come canning week. and sunshine back. >> looking forward to the sunshine, tom. thanks so much. it was probably the most expensive nap of his life. why a passenger ended up paying big time while taking an uber ride. some of the most common materials is and your
a look at some of the road and rail situations for the weekend. metro here, red line every 6 to 20 minutes. orange, every 20 minutes. blue the same, every 20 minutes. as far as the silver line goes, a little alert for you there. train running 10 minutes west and east. yellow, 10 minutes between huntington and national airport. buses replace trains between gallery place and navy yard. as far as the roads go, cupid run from 1:00 to 3:00. closures there west
house. they include i street, h, pennsylvania avenue, and g street between 17th is and 19th. on sunday, the 2016 chinese new year parade in chinatown, that runs from 1:30 to 5:00 as far as closures go. h street from 6th to 9th. and we have all of this on nbc washington app as well. see you monday morning. >> thanks, melissa. it is probably not the first time a passenger dozed off. a local man said he got into an uber car for a one-mile trip. >> when he woke up, he was shocked at how long the actual journey was and his bill. >> i felt kind of violated. not to be dramatic. but i was asleep for two hours. >> he summoned an uber car at 2:00 in the morning on 7th street nest e in the shaw neighborhood. he was headed ho
away. he admits he didn't enter his destination into the app. he said he told the driver his address and then he fell asleep. >> i was asleep. granted, some i fault. but i was asleep for to hours. >> according to his receipt, the uber driver picked eupl00 on 7th, drove into bethesda, the beltway, prince george's county, and back into the district. 2:06, $171 later he was home. >> honestly, it makes me feel uneasy. it is like what were you doing? you could have been taking pictures of me, had other people in the car, stopping places. i literally don't know what you were doing. that just makes me feel a little uncomfortable. >> an official with uber declined to specifically address this incident in a written statement saying uber expects riders and
a shared standard for respect, accountability, and common courtesy during rides. uber has refunded him all his money. as for whether he fell asleep or passed out because he was drinking. >> everybody is going to see this and say you were drunk. >> actually, no. i was the designated friend. ? uber suggest passengers put it into the app before the trip. but they will not answer questions about policy for drivers should a passenger fall asleep. nearly a year after nbc first reported about the possible dangers of crumb rubber, new studies are being launched. a new research plan. those will analyze comes in the rubber pellets. no research linking it to cancer. but 75 goalies all got c
the turf field industry says it welcomes the new research. it is cold out. and the wind isn't making it feel any better. grab the coat. it will be an extremely frigid weekend. tom is tracking how cold it feels in your neighborhood right now and more snow headed your way. >> how much of the east coat warning neighbors to take extra precautions. >> a d.c. family holding out hope. friends and loved ones renewing their effort to ♪ ♪
9:30 is your time right now. funeral services are under way for a prince george's county mom and her little girl. neshonae davis and daughter chloe were killed last week outside their fort washington home. johnson, chloe's father, has confessed to the murder. a teenager says he was attacked with a knife as part of a gang initiation. police say the victim was walking through quincy park thursday near the arlington central library when he was approached by another teen who had a knife. the victim was able to fight back. the gop presidential candidates square off tonight. the smaller group of
will debate in greenville, south carolina. the latest candidate to suspend his campaign behind car lee fiorina and chris christie. >> the freeze is here. you'll experience it the moment you step out. >> yeah. that's why it is a storm team 4 weather alert day. we're getting you ready so you can dress warmly and plan ahead not just for today but really all weekend long. and you can see all the snow covering up our lens. take a look. we will need to get a towel. >> i'll stay indoors. we'll draw straws. we want to get a check on your forecast. >> tom drew the short stick. >> he wanted to be outside, right, tom? >> when you predict it, meteorologist ground truth. you want to see
happens. the snow squalls put down a good half inch. we estimate 35, 40 miles per hour. and it settles down. then it gets gusty and comes through quickly. we have had the dusting of snow. the latest radar, storm team 4 radar showing the snow qualls predawn i shot this in montgomery county, shady grove road. it put down almost an inch of snow in just about 20 minutes. storm team 4 radar showing the last of the snow squall activity is in calvert county, an arundel, exiting prince george's county. we're seeing the wind here throwing in floppy tkraoeup snow around. thatl
layer up. make sure your feet are warm as well. that's the way it looks. >> all right, tom. hurry on in. the coldest air of the season is hitting the northeast. the mayor is urging people to take extreme precautions to stay warm. windchills barely making the teens. those living on the streets of new york will be taken to she shelters and hospitals. temperatures will start to rise on monday. nbc 4 working for you to help the homeless in our community. you can head to the nbc washington a app for lots of information on this. especially if you see someone who needs help. juror going to find numbers to call, to get help for someone who is homeless and links to organizations that work to end homelessness. there is a list of groups looking for volunteers and donations. all you have to do is open the app and search homelessness. well,
vigil for a federal worker who disappeared seven years ago. pamela butler was last seen going into her home in northwest d.c. no one ever saw her leave. no one has ever been charged. friend and family will gather for a prayer vigil. the gun show attracting many of you to chantilly this weekend. president obama intro tuesdayed a new executive order for businesses selling guns. businesses now have to obtain a federal seller's license and carry out back ground checks on t the. the 2-year-old was waiting to get his haircut. they were expected to be okay. the shooting was not a random act. the men took off in a white suv. >> bundle u
that is the message if you're heading out to the retirement of wreath event today. organizers hope to remove 200,000 wreaths today. you remember that blizzard, it had to postpone it. it kick canned off 8:30. they are an hour into their volunteer work. >> that's dedication. growing safety concerns after recent attacks on metro. this is video of one of those attacks. take a close look. a man on his way to work was assaulted by a group of teens. a half dozen high school students are charged in this case. metro now considering several ideas to make you feel safe, including changing the lighting in stations. other ideas include more officers at key stations and requiring all metro employees to wear bright yellow vests. good news for prince
the county has helped raise maryland's high school graduation rate to 87%. prince george's class of 2015 saw a graduation rate of 78.8%. that is up from 76% the year before. this comes as the school system has been pushing hard to boost student achievement. it is quickly becoming an international health concern. the zika virus and new medical developments. >> take a look at this. welcome to pope francis. the pontiff is spending a
out to remember two baltimore deputies shot ask killed can on wednesday. patrick daley and mark logston were approaching a wanted man at panera bread. davis evans was also killed during the shootout with police. now, to a developing story this morning. u.s. health officials say it is more hikely the zika virus can be transmitted by having sex. zika only lives in a person's blood stream a week to ten days. but it remains in men's semen two months. it may be hard tore fight off and could extend how long it may be passed on. transgender athletes may be competing in the olympics
other events. the ioc changed its policy. transgender athletes should be allowed to compete without having to undergo sex reassignment surgery. athletes who transitioned from male to female or vice versa were required to have reassignment surgery followed by two years of hormone therapy in order to be eligible to compete. these are recommendations, not rules or regulations. ♪ thousands showed up to see pope francis in mexico city. he was given a rock star welcome. it is the most spanish speaking cholic country. his speech will focus on violence and immigration issues. security has been red
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saturday. at the beginning of the week, two university professors lost their jobs. now they are being rein stated. there are calls for the university president to stop down. mount st. mary's simon newman announced a change of heart at a faculty meeting yesterday. they were fired monday following their criticism of newman's plan to weed out underperforming freshman. new mapp was quoted in the student newspaper saying struggling students were "bunnies who need to be drowned." he said he does not intend to return unless newman steps down. many of you are talking about a bill that would ban smoke anything cars with children. legislation moves to the senate. under the plan, you could get $100 fine if you are caught smoking with children under the age of 8 in the car. police would not be able to
they could give you a ticket if you had been stopped for something else like speeding. you may soon be able to take a commercial night to cuba. the u.s. and cuba will sign an agreement next week to restart commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades. the agreement will allow usair lines to bid on routes for dozens of flights per day. no word when the commercial flights will start up again whale bones may have been found into a passenger's luggage two flew in from iceland. some bones are restricted. then kept the bones to determine under origin. if they are not from an endangered species, species, they will be returned. police in the uk
16-year-old on tuesday on various computer crime charges. he bluffed his way into brennan's personal aol e-mail account last fall and posted some of the e-mails online. and he looked at comcast information from jeh johnson. >> a 17-year sentence for a man with two violent carjackings. he is now 18. he participated in a severe beating of a "washington post" delivery men. days later he attacked a food delivery man he called to his home in 2014. baltimore businesses will get $165,000 in riot recovery loans. u.s. small business administration approved the loans. they will help 38 small businesses and nonprofits recover from civil unrest related to the death of freddie gray. he was a 25-year-old
who died in april after injuries he suffered. the first player to receive a permanent suspension under mlb's drug testing program. he tested positive for a known steroid while on suspension. under the joint drug pretension srepbgz, a lifetime man with two is suspensions in the last two seasons. he forfeited $5 million in guaranteed salary. virginia governor terry mcauliffe to open a new campaign office for hillary clinton. sanders opened his fourth office on wednesday. that was in charlottesville. march 1st, super tuesday. >> the busiest time of year for florists. extreme cold causing concern
how one local florist is work to go keep your valentine's delivery fresh not frozen. >> this is kevin. how can i help you today? >> inside this vienna florist, loving messages typed up. >> happy valentine's day. i love you. >> and nestled among flowers. this is the northerly workshop. >> it is about three to four times our normal staff. >> it is like the super bowl. we'll have chaos is what i like to call it. >> this is one on of my favorite holidays. >> for 20 years, brian swan has fought through his tulip allergy all to brighten someone else's take. for all that goes into the arrangements, each one done by hand, no two quite the same, there is a science to keeping them fresh,
weekend's bitter cold. look at these sent through another company arrived shriveled. >> they did freeze. if you don't want to be out in a bathing suit, they don't want to be out there either. >> anything to layer up. >> the local staff at karin's wrapping them in plastic coates but keeping them in climate-controlled holdings until they are ready to ship out. even then, they will avoid leaving them alone on a porch. >> we try to find the recipient at home. if not, we will find a neighbor, call them, arrange a delivery time with them. >> we want to make sure she doesn't take any trips as we go over some bumps. a little preview what they can expect weatherwise. >> sparks will be flying. >> i can't feely
>> you're very brave to get out there. snow is completely covering it. this is all about location, location, location. some people are seeing nothing, while others are. >> most of it is over now. scattered snow showers are highly isolated predone until an hour ago. most of it has ended. as we look at a time lapse video, this was at the height of the snow squall that came through, this was about 7:30, 8:00 this morning. a near white out at union station. a live view. it has cleared out. a little bit of sunshine breaking out. looking off to the west, a little sunshine in the
university, tyson's corner. they will be breaking up a bit the the last of the snow showers are exiting much of maryland. right now exiting anne arundel. a few flurries around annapolis, calvert, deal, over towards cambridge and easton the next half hour or so. a few passing snow showers. 1 above zero. the windchill 15 below. 1 below in cumberland. hagerstown, 6 below. that's what it feels like. a look at our windchills. metro area hovering in the mid single digits. gusts to 50 miles per hour, especially up along
lines down, a few tree limbs coming down. respect the cold. dress warmly. head, hands feet at risk for frostbite. loose fitting layers, wool and fleece the ones to wear. gusty winds. may briefly touch mid 20s by 3:00. by 6, they initial. upper teens by mid evening. if you go out this saturday night, layer up. even though the winds will be diminishing, cold, by 10 degrees. single digits for lows by dawn tomorrow. mid-20s vol days day. sunday night may accumulate much of the region changing over to sleet and rain monday afternoon. ending late in the afternoon.
that's the way it looks. >> tom, thanks. 9:52 right now. here are 4 things you need to know on this saturday. funeral services under way for prince george's county mom and her daughter. they were killed outside their fort washington home. police say boswell johnson, chloe's dad, confessed to the murders. a teenager says he was attacked with a knife as part of a gang initiation. the victim was walking through quincy park on thursday near the arlington central library when he was approached by another teenager who had a knife. the victim was able to fight back. dominion virginia power said it is to blame for the oil spoil on the potomac river last week. it came from a 13,000 gallon spill in crystal city. candidates square off. the smaller group o
to take part in the cupid undie run. they take part in a brief one-mile run. >> i get it. >> the annual event raises money for the children's tumor foundation. so we know it is for a great cause to sacrifice your sanity and get out and do that. this might be the coldest run it's been. >> wicked windchills near zero throughout much of the day. >> we have great resourcesis and links on nbc washington app how to deal with all the cold weather. >> that will do it. thanks for joining us this
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