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serious condition. earlier today, they arrested 45-year-old jason dalton of kalamazoo county. they say he went on a shooting sfreeshooting happened outside an apartment complex. within four hours, another shooting 15 miles away, a father and son shot while they looked at cars on a dealership lot. and 15 minutes later, five people include has gone 14-year-old girl were shot in the parking loth of a cracker barrel. police say they were all just going about their lives. >> engaged in everyday life, going out on eat, going to look at a new car and baby-sitting is my understanding. and they had no participation in what led to their not being with us anymore. >> police say the suspect has no known criminal history and remains
>> that is obviously a story that broke overnight and one that we will stay on top of as the morning progresses. first off, hope you're having a good start to your sunday morning. i'm adam tuss. >> and i'm angie goff. a story that everybody is talking about it seems is the weather outside. how nice it was. >> when you had the saturday that we had, people want to know if we'll have a repeat on sunday. >> unfortunately, no. a lot of clouds around, so that will shut down much heating from the sun. in addition, rain will be moving in later today. so if you have a plan maybe to get in a run or a hike or a bike ride, do it before 1:00. that's likely when the rain will be arriving right in washington. a few sprinkles along the 81 corridor. maybe moving in to frederick. but elsewhere, we're generally all t t
out into kentucky and west virginia. this is all moving due east. we'll be tracking it right into the metro area about 1:00 that's ch afternoon. and then in addition with the rain falling on saturated ground, all these areas in a flash flood watch. a look hour by hour is coming in a few minutes. nothing easy about running for president, i can tell you. it's tough, nasty, mean, it's vicious. beautiful. when you win, it's beautiful. and we're going to start -- we are going to start winning for our country. >> a lot to say. big developments in the race for
hillary clinton and donald trump both land big wins and the republican field is now one candidate smaller. steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: it's the second victory in a row for the national republican frontrunner, donald trump's first in the south. >> when you win, it's beautiful. and we're going to start -- we're going to start winning for our country. let's go, let's have a big win in nevada. let's have a big win at the s.e.c. let's put this thing away. >> reporter: but as they cast their ballots, mainstream republicans flocked to marco rubio powering the 44-year-old's comeback from fifth in new hampshire. >> tonight here in south carolina, the message is pretty clear. this country is now ready for a new generation of conservatives to guide us into the 21st century. >> reporter: ted cruz kept his spot in the top tier of three. >> we are the only campaign that has beaten and can beat donald trump.
>> reporter: jeb bush finished far down in fourth and quit the race with a parting shot. >> we put forward detailed innovative conservative plans to address the mounting challenges that we face because despite what you might have heard, ideas matter, policy matters. >> reporter: in nevada, hillary clinton lost her once big lead in the poles when you still won. >> i'm so, so thrilled and so grateful to all of my supporters out there. some may have doubted us, but we never doubted each other. >> reporter: union leaders had pushed a big democratic caucus turnout which helped nullify bernie sanders' late surge. steve handelsman, nbc news. and this week the gop holds their nevada caucuses
and south carolina primary for democrats is next saturday. march 1st we will see some political action in our area with super tuesday. 13 states including virginia goes to the polls. new this morning, eastbound lanes on route 50 are shut down after a deadly crash. the shutdown is in annapolis. westbound lane traffic also restricted. police say a tractor trailer was involved in this crash. police are still working there to find out what led up to the accident. coming up, a reunion decades in the making. how a woman's act of kindness is helping form a new connection with someone she never got to know. right now disaster in fiji. the south pacific nation is in a state of emergency from a massive cyclone. the new damage we're seeing as hows remain under curfew.
what are you doing outside ? where is your mother? and she says up stairs on the floor dead. >> shocking discovery of a d.c. woman paback in 1973 brings a b of closure as she's reunited with the little woman she took care of. this was more than 40 years in the making. on saturday latisha simms got to thank sylvia morris in person. morris found simms the day after her mother regina was murdered. she was just three years old. simms reached out to her after seeing an excerpt from a book about her life online. in it, she recounted the day she found the little girl wandering outside. >> just three years old, but i remember that day. that was my mom and that was the woman that too care of me. >> simms says she's grateful to be reconnected with morris to share those memories of her mom, someone she never got to know.
right now five people are reported dead after a powerful cyclone tears through fiji. the south pacific nation is still under curfew and a 30 day state of emergency. tropical cyclone winston had winds of close to 180 miles per hour. some reports indicate entire villages have been flattened, schools ordered to shut down for a week as parts of fiji are declared disaster zones. power, water communication services still out for almost 900,000 people there. it is dry out there now, but not for long. tom is tracking showers quickly moving our way. and when some gusty winds will start coming through, as well. and it's been years in the making. we'll take you inside the newest museum on the national mall for a peek at which visitors can soon loo
a n new jersey man arrested for his wife's murder on saturday at their home in camden county. witnesses told police the couple had been having marital problems and recently had an argument that involved a gun. flores now pending extradition back to new jersey. in the week ahead, liquor laws could change after a
lawmakers will meet with representatives to discuss laws selling alcohol earlier on sundays is one of those issues that they will consider changing. with all the proposals, lawmakers will compile them into a comprehensive bill that several have yojurisdictions ca follow. 13 years in the making. >> and the african-american you n museum will finally open. ba barbara harrison got exclusive access. >> reporter: with unprecedented access, news 4 was allowed into the smithsonian off site high security special collections center. here they are sorting through thousands of artifacts that will help tell the story of the african american experience. 34,000 historical items will make their way through this building before finding a permanent home inside the brand new museum. there is a silver teapot made in the early 1800s by the first silversmith of african-american de
and a glove worn by and signed by mohammed ali. wait until you hear what he wrote. it's artifacts like these that will tell the stories that are part of the fabric of american history and the stories will live on inside the five stories of the brand new 400,000 square the foot smithsonian museum of african-american history and culture. >> next week barbara will have more on the biggest opening in a decade. >> barbara gets the coolest access. they're like come on inside, here you go. >> all access. okay, so today -- i like the way temperatures feel, but we will
it's already around 50 degrees. but you can also kind of smell the rain in the air. it is looking like we'll have rain moving into the metro area by early afternoon. right now on the storm team 4 radar, we're seeing that rain showing up now, areas in green and loudoun county, maybe a few sprinkles in northern montgomery county and then north of there into frederick, panhandle of west virginia and the shenandoah vall valley, too. just starting to get a few sprinkle. farther to the west is where we have some of the heavier showers coming into central west virginia and then in kentucky, as well. all of this is tracking due east can coming right into maryland and district in the afternoon and evening. new hour by hour timing, we'll have the rain moving in to the shenandoah valley, central part. that is the area you see in the yellow and orange. that stretches into west virginia. this is as of 11:00 ts
that is when those areas of some moderate showers move right into our western suburbs, down across virginia, that rain continues to track east. after 1:00. moves in to southern maryland, northern neck and crossing in to the eastern shore crossing the bay. that is by about 3:00 this afternoon. so the bulk of the heavier rains look to be south of washington, north of washington probably a half inch or less. but south of washington could pick up over an inch. so some of the creeks and streams there may come out of their banks breeiefly by early this evening. and they said on out toward athc ocean. we have a watch floor watch out all the areas in green including washington metro area, arlington, fairfax, all these counties in virginia into west virginia for some high water that will be developing from this rain already falling on saturated ground.
briefly out of their banks. what to wear today, you'll need a coat for the rest of the morning an even some sunglasses. overcats catcast is quite brig. but may need umbrella and rain boots as we could have ponding of water by late afternoon. right now it's in the low and mid-50s shenandoah valley. closer to washington, right around 50. northern neck, eastern shore, some spots already mid and upper 50s. so if you want to get in a run or bike ride, do it between now and 1:00. after that the showers come on through. we'll drop to low 50s by sunset. and then overnight tonight, we'll be hovering in the low 50s. and then after midnight, it will drop back down into the low 40s by dawn monday. back to work and school tomorrow. on tuesday, clouds close in, 30s in the morning. afternoon highs right around 50. might get a passing shower on tuesday afternoon. it's a small chance. but a likelihood of rain on
wednesday night. highs in the mid-50s. quickly ends thursday morning and then strong blustery winds. 7 day outlook, winds could be gusting to 50 miles an hour on thrs afternoon and evening into friday morning after the storm goes by, it will draw on colder air friday and saturday both highs in the mid-40s. back to you. coming up, metro wants your feedback on several big proposals. the new changes being considered and how you can weigh in. and we're at the road show here in las vegas. this race between bernie sanders and hillary clinton is coming down to the wire and it could come on down to something called super delegates. >> you know they are the unpledged democratic party officials, elected leaders who basically get toec
not saying who, but somebody up here can relate to this next story. being stuck on a ski lift with nowhere to go but down. happened to about 100 people at the timberline resort in west virginia. yesterday morning the lift malfunctioned causing the cables to drop. two people were taken to the hospital, but they are expected to be okay. took about two hours for resort staff to actually evacuate all the skiers. >> no idea who you're talking about. well, protests set as to start popping you around the country this support of apple's ongoing battle with the fbi. the protest organized by the internet rights group fight for the future are scheduled to happen tuesday outside of apple stores in more than 20 states. the gatherings will come a week after the fbi went to court to force apple to weakhe
in order on help a terrorism organization into the san bernardino california shootings. a busy shopping day came to a halt at the spotsylvania towne centre. the area was evacuated after a bomb threat. the evacuation caused huge traffic backups on route 3 and even on 95. investigators didn't find anything suspicious. they say there are no credible threats. the mall reopened around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. in decision 2016, governor john kasich will host a town hall at george mason university in fairfax. the up to hall will be monday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00. on march 1, virginians will head to the polls to vote in the president 14ial primary. tomorrow metro officials will hold a public hearing to talk about the budget and new proposals including a discounted student pass for participating universities they will also talk about a free buss
minute grace period to exit the station after you enter. the hearing starts at 6:30 p.m. new calls for action after metro access reliability. rushern baker met with more than 100 riders with it is acts on saturday. bag e baker says there is a growing outcry of danger. some were concerned about the sick leave policy. part of our budget hearing and so we want to hear what the problem is. i know a lot about people with disabilities trying to at the time back and forth so it's a big concern of mine. as it is with our representative on the board. >> county exec also listened to riders concerns about regular met toe bus and metrorail service. it is 9:24. and happening today, the
500. yeah, the great american race will take the green flag for the 58th time. after thursday's big last lap five car wreck in the dual races, four teams have had to go to backup cars for the race today. this week also marked 15 years since dale earnhardt sr.' death. his son is starting the race in third place today. it is going to be a rainy week and we're watching showers move into the area. tom is tracking how much you can expect. >> and staying on top of the breaking news out of michigan. a mass shooting leaving several dead, others wounded. what police are saying now about the man they say is 1307b8. responsible. p. and seven years and still waiting answers. how a family is renewing efforts to find out what happened to a local woman. and you can join angie and myself right now on facebook live. see us right there. head to the nbc washington facebook page to check it all out.
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carolina primary. the republican field is smaller this morning. jeb bush suspending his campaign. he finished the south carolina primary with just 8% of the vote. >> reporter: a short time ago, they got a report of an arcing. and they had shut down all rail service between here and bethesda and were using shuttle buses. we expect that has cleared. but no reports of injuries or damage from the incident. but again, a report ever an arcing incident
travel. m the staging area starting to clear. we'll have more information as it becomes available. but expect some delays on the red line because of this incident. thanks for the quick work, derrick. looking at 9:30, we want to get a check on our forecast. >> let's check this with tom kierein. he's outside on the weather deck. >> no umbrella yet. >> i have it read, though. winter gone for now. it's at 54 degrees already with a cloudy sky. clouds are beginning to move in, i have my nbc washington app ready to go. look at the radar now on your screen. that area you see in the light green, a few sprinkles along 270 up toward frederick and hagerstown. and from winchester down to luray and points west, light rain th
east and it will continue to track to the east and come right into the metro area by later this afternoon. it's coming in out of the ohio valley and kentucky. you can see those areas in the yellow and orange, that's where it's coming down harder and some of the heaviest rain is going to be be moving right into virginia by the time we get into the middle, latter part of the afternoon. so much snow melt and the rain last week, the soil is really saturated. no doubt your lawn is still squishy. so some creeks and streams may be out of their banks by later this afternoon. track it all with the nbc washington app and follow the storm team 4 radar. back to you. happening today, the virginia house gop set to present its budget according to our news partner at wtop, the budget will include an increase in education funding, new money for the state and teacher retirement plans. money to build a new eastbound lane on interstate 66 inside the
also set to be included inside the budget. are you losing hope? >> actually, we have. we're going to at some point this year their her dead. >> it's been seven years since pamela butler vanished from her home in the district. seven long years her family has been waiting for answers. while the family has decided to officially declare pamela dead, they are not giving up finding out what happened to her. back in 2009, butler's boyfriend was the last person to be seen with her alive. he's never been charged. families touched by the tragedy came out to show support at a vigil yesterday. >> somebody somewhere come out and confess. ask god to forgive you. >> d.c.'s assistant police chief was at the vigil, she says cas is still active. eight arrests followed an emotional protest against
a large group demonstrated against the plans to dump coal ash water into the james and potomac rivers. police say the protesters had a permit, but violated its conditions. the company says the water is treated and ground water will be monitored. it was a funeral that included three of the most important things to justice scalia. faith, family and the law. 3,000 mourners packed into the shrine for a traditional catholic funeral. joe biden and 10 of the 11 living justices attended. scalia's son reverend paul scalia presided and included some humor in his homily about his dad. >> he finds himself in my confessional line. and he quickly departed it. as he put it later, like heck if i'm confessing to you. >> president obama says that he will nominate justice scalia's replacement and wants the
the gop leadership says a vote won't happen until the new president is sworn in. fairfax county police are looking for the person who broke into a woman's home and sexually assaulted her. it happened yesterday on blakenship street in mount vernon. the man woke her up, threatened her, assaulted her and ran off. police searched but couldn't find the man. this morning mayor bowser along with leaders from maryland and virginia are waking up in havanna. they will be learning more about t business opportunities that may exist there. david culver is also there. he will have live reports on the trip tonight starting at 6:00. coming up, we are following a developing story in new mexico. how a family is demanding answers after they claim u.s. marshals shot their son
. right now a son is in jail accused of killing his own father. police say that the 22-year-old man stabbed his 44-year-old father to death early saturday morning in annapolis. ramirez was arrested and charged with murder. police have not released a motive for the killing. now to a developing story in new mexico, a family calling for justice after they claim u.s. marshals fatally shot their loved one by mistake. the marshals were carrying out an arrest warrant when they shot and killed 23-year-old edgar alvarado on saturday. his family says he was outside his trailer fixing his truck around 4:00 in the morning when it happened. alvarado's family says after hours of waiting, authors
then told them his death was an accident. at the least five people who marshalls believe were true targets were arrested late yesterday. a 6-year-old boy is dead after a drive-by shooting in miami. keen carter was reportedly shot while playing outside in his neighborhood. carter died at the hospital and investigators say the little boy was not the intended target. it is now 9:38 on this sunday morning. our where he isednesday's childg girl who we've spintroduced youo before during a drumming lesson. you might remember will. ♪ >> hi, hello. i want you to meet my friend. >> very nice to meet you. >> reporter: he had risen out a few beats to begin with. showed her how for hold the drum sticks. and with just a few short tries, she was pounding out a beat. never having played drums befo
family ito encourage music or special lessons of any kind. what would you like to be when you grow up. >> a pediatrician. >> so a doctor taking care of children. how did you make that decision? >> i saw how my mom used to take care of us. so i love children. >> she came into air because her mom passed away. and the other family members were not in a position to care for her. >> reporter: when asked what would make her happy, she had an interesting wish. >> i'd like to go to kansas. >> kansas? why? >> because it's like wizard of oz. >> she remembers dorothy clicked her heels to go back to a place where people loved her. >> she really wants to be adopted and she wants tos a member of a family that she can call her own. >> reporter: and with the drum sticks given to her by the gw music chairman, she may find herself behind some
day. singing somewhere over the rainbow. at home. and the home would be full of -- >> love. >> that's the most important thing, isn't it. >> if you have room in your home and your heart, call our special adoption hotline, 1-88-to-adopt me or search wednesday's child on nbcwashington.com. 9:40. a nice live shot of the capital wheel at national harbor. the showers, it looks dry out there, but they're coming. get ready. tom's hour by hour forecast.
fairfax county woman plans to appeal the judge's decision over a policy that protects transgender students. a circuit court judge dismissed the lawsuit. the policy bans discrimination. traditional values coalition head filed the suit saying it makes it too easy for girls to use the boysest room and vice vary a. a gas explosion badly damaged a home in woodbridge two weeks ago and since then washington gas has found at least seven more leaks in the area.
yesterday there was a town hall meeting for residents. >> all it takes is that little break in the ground to cause an issue. so this is what we're here to hear on what they're doing, when they will be replacing some of the old lines. >> washington gas is helping the family whose home got damaged while the repair as continue. crews are also doing an expense sif che expensive check the pipes in the neighborhood. and affordable housing isn't moving forward for at least another six months. are you looking for something to do with the old vhs staps?
the d.c. public library is helping you bring all those keep sakes in on the 21st century. there a new memory lab that has scanners and other equipment to help you digitize all those old tapes. the service is free to use. that's just cool. >> how about hulk amania. all three boathouses are now undell a single management company. so yyou can rent equipment from one boathouse and return it to the either two. >> you don't need a shuttle service to return the kayak or whatever. yeah. >> and a way to enter connect our water ways. maybe new transportation options.
>> a good morning to do some kayak or get out and get some exercise before the rain. right how radar showing the leading edge just passing to our morts. that little patch much greene you see in montgomery county, it's raining very lightly there just east of 270. and then up toward frederick and then west of there near hagerstown. down 81, all the way to harrisonburg, it is raining. that is advancing to the east. it will be sweeping right across virginia, maryland here into the afternoon hours and into the early evening hours. here is the timing on the bulk of the rain arriving in washington. at 11:00 this morning, it's just to our west and then by 1:00, it starts to move into the metro area. does look like the area
yes, ma'am low a yellow and orange, some moderate rain in virginia. and right across virginia about 1:00, 2:00 this afternoon it will continue to track off to the east. and it will head toward the eastern shore. behind that we might get a few lingers sprinkled into the evening hours . by 10:00 most of it is done. a flash flood watch all the areas in green. might have just a few isolated creeks and streams coming briefly out of their banks. it's still rather cool. sun trying to break through. but definitely in the afternoon you'll need a jacket with an umbrella and
right now it's in the low and mid-50s shenandoah valley. much of maryland hovering in the low 50s. pax river up to 57 degrees right now. there is the sky from the west. you can see the darker clouds off on the horizon there looking off to the north. those are the ones that are providing some rain. we'll stay cloudy. temperatures hovering in the mid-50s. afternoon highs monday, low to mid-50s and we'll have a lot of sunshine in the morning and a few clouds in the afternoon. then cloudy on tuesday, morning lows upper 30s. tuesday afternoon may make to around 50 degrees. there is a slight chance of a passing shower tuesday. but a likelihood of rain, fairly powerful low pressure storm system coming in on wednesday. a likelihood of rain wednesday. temperatures in the mid-50s. that rain could come down heavy at times on wednesday night
and then after the storm goes by, it really deepens dramatically to our north so gives us a lot of wind. could get strong gusts. still blustery cold on friday. highs may only make to the low to mid-40s. by saturday, though, the winds will have diminished. the mother of a murderer with a message to share. why she asks a complete str
metro train operators are running red lights with 200-ton trains full of passengers. human errors are a serious safety problem. the "washington post" reports there have been 47 red signal violations since 2012 and just this month an operator ran a red light and came within 200 feet of hitting another train. metro officials say that they have hired a neuroscientist and outside safety expert to find out why operators aren't stopping on red. more bad news for the trance either agency
transit agency. ridership is down. nationally, fewer people are choosing other options like biking or using services like uber and lyft. last october a newlywed couple was found dead from an apparent murder-suicide. like most violent tragedies, it left behind others that were changed forever. i had the chance to sit down with a mom who is changing minds by finding purpose from unspeakable pain. >> and in each, there is a good memory. in each picture, there is a story. >> and so a mom's painful pursuit begins. >> antoine at the military academy. >> reporter: to find the moment in time things went wrong. >> somewhere in the middle somewhere happened. i don't know what. >> reporter: in october
protective services officer, shot and killed his you new wife tonya before turnings gun on himself. she thinks daily about all the lives is shattered, a wife gop, the six children between them left behind. >> she loved my son. she didn't deserve to die. >> reporter: it wasn't until after the murder she learned her son regarded by friends as a gentle giant also had a history of violence against women. her son's father was also an abuser who killed himself when antoine was young. despite the trauma in his life, she says her son didn't seem depressed ordinary sufferin suf. >> could i have seen something, could i have different something differently. >> reporter: feeling helpless, she turned her pain into empowerment. she started at her son's memorial by asking a complete
stranger to speak. >> what was your reaction? >> i was shocked. no one had ever asked knee speak at a funeral. >> reporter: sylvia didn't know antoine, but the psychotherapist knew how depression and domestic abuse was hurt beiing the commu. >> i wanted them to understand that domestic violence looked like them. >> how did they respond? >> as i was speaking, i saw individuals who were nodding their heads. >> an ugly truth that for some was uncomfortable to hear. >> you cannot -- we cannot, we cannot be quiet. >> reporter: the mother of a murderer. who wants others to speak her name in tonya's name and that of anyone else who has lost like this. >> this is not about me. this is about somebody else. and somebody else. that's what is important to me. >> she's since
churches. she remains an advocate for situations just like this. if you or someone you know is struggling with mental illness or is perhaps inside an abusive relationship, we have listed local resources that can help you out. just search changes minds on our nbc washington app. it's 9:56. enjoy it while it's still dry outside as you take a look at the national cathedral there. we're just hours away from some showers coming into our area. tom is ratracking the week ahea. smoking insulate tors cause brief interruptions on the red line.
heading into the 10:00 hour on this sunday morning. and right now mayhem in michigan. new details as police sort through random shootings in kalamazoo. several dead, others wounded. what we're finding out about the suspected gunman. big win for donald trump and hillary clinton in the race for the white house. the next challenges for their campaigns as the field gets even smaller. >> the people of iowa and new hampshire and south carolina have spoken and i really respect their decision. so tonight, i am suspecting my campaign. first we do want to update
brought you about metro. >> let's get to derrick ward live in bethesda. >> reporter: we're here at the bethesda metro station. as you can see it appears things pretty much returned to normal now. earlier this morning, this was the scene at friendshipa an arcing insulate tore caused some smoke. they briefly septembnt up a bus bridge to get people around it. and we believe there was also track work going on already and that smoke had them shut down the open track that they were single tracking through. there appears to be no damage, no reports of injuries or anything like that, just that disruption of service because of smoke and of course metro errs on the side of caution. their safety records are always under scrutiny, so