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they're looking for. police say he broke into this woman's apartment between 2:00 and 3:00 in the morning on saturday here on blankenship street. police say she found him in her apartment when she woke up. he sexually assaulted her and then left. now, police say she may have seen this man before, ant tonig and tonight women in the neighborhood are scared. do you believe she was targeted. >> we have nothing to believe she was targeted for a specific reason. >> reporter: but she may have known the guy? >> it's quite possible. >> reporter: it sounds like you're very scared now. >> yes, i'm scared. i come home at night. i'm afraid because i'm a woman, and it's not easy because you have two kids and i don't have no man in the house. if something happen, can i take it back and can anybody save my kids' life? that's scary. >> reporter: and you can definitely feel for that woman. she says she's ready to move out of this neighborhood. we did ask about the victim, how is she doing? we're told that she was
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at the hospital and was released and is expected to be okay considering what happened to her. coming up on news4 at 6:00, we're going to tell you how the suspect was able to get inside the victim's apartment. we're reporting live from fairfax county, darcy spencer. jim, back to you. >> thank you. now to storm team4 coverage, folks. get ready, we're going to see rain and plenty of it starting tomorrow. >> it could turn into a stormy week here in the dmv. doug? >> a couple days of rain here, guys, talking about tomorrow and the bigger day we think on wednesday. some of that rain falling fairly heavily during the afternoon and overnight on wednesday. falk abo talk about that in a second. today a praetty nice afternoon. 52 backwards west virginia. the mid-atlantic dealing with nice weather today. not much going on right now in our region, about you just down to the south we are watching this first batch of rain. you can see some heavier rain towards parts of the southeast around alabama moving into georgia. this is going to be the first
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[000:01:59;00] during our tuesday. the next wave will come in wednesday into wednesday night. so tonight's headlines go down something like this, rain moving in tomorrow and it will affect that morning commute. the heaviest will be wednesday night, and we could even see some thunderstorms because of that. wednesday will be a weather alert day here at nbc 4. we'll talk much more about this from the storm center. we'll take you hour by hour in a few minutes. developing right now, metro transit police are checking surveillance video for more suspects in the attack on a woman at the metro station that happened about 3:30 this afternoon. police have four teenagers in custody. investigators say the teens tried to take the woman's purse but the woman fought back suffering some minor injuries, but she's expected to be fine. and meanwhile, we are learning new details about an attack that occurred at gallery place. six teenagers charged with assaulting a man as he got off a metro train. they will be facing trial. in court today we learned that
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the teens who all attend wilson return to class, but they're now barred from riding metro trains. however, they can ride the bus. the attack happened last month as a rider got off a red line train. their trial is set for late april. and a woman found pushing her dead toddler in a swing in a charles county park will not be facing any prison time. romechia simms entered an alford plea. the defense says simms has schizophrenia and a judge found her not criminally responsible. simms will be required to seek mental health treatment, including seeing a psychiatrist and taking medication. now to the race for the white house tonight where we've learned and seen one candidate drop out and another campaign shuffle after a weekend with
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wins for donald trump and hiar turnaround. chris lawrence is in our newsroom to break it all down. chris? >> late this afternoon ted cruz asked his national spokesman rick tiler to resign because of a false tweet about marco rubio. now, this comes right on the eve of the nevada caucus and just three days after we saw donald trump win a decisive victory in south carolina and jeb bush suspend his campaign. looking at saturday's results, trump swept south carolina's delegates winning in every congressional district and all 50 of that state's delegates. marco rubio came in second with cruz right behind him. bush was a distant fourth. on the democratic side, hillary clinton picked up a second victory against bernie sanders in their nevada caucuses. now they're both heading to south carolina for saturday where polls show clinton with a double digit lead. candidates are looking ahead to a week from tomorrow, super
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tuesday. hundreds of delegates are stake including virginia's. john kasich brought his campaign to our area, but he got some unwanted attention after he made these comments during about his early political says during a town hall. >> i didn't have anybody for me. we just got an army of people who -- and many women who left their kitchens to go out and go door to door and to put yard signs up for me all the way back. >> your comment earlier about the women came out of the kitchen to support you, i'll come to support you, but i won't be coming out of the kitchen. >> i got you. >> after he left george mason, kasich's campaign issued a statement saying the governor has always been about homegrown affairs adding that a lot of his early teams were made up of stay-at-home moms. >> chris lawrence, thank you. virginia is a key battleground state not just in the primaries now but for who will win the white house come november, and if you live in the commonweal
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commonwealth, you're bound to see more candidates k our team coverage continues with news4's tom sherwood. >> reporter: leesburg in loudoun county retains much of its country charm but it's at the n center of aggressive statewide politics. >> prince william and loudoun counties are the two large swing counties in virginia. you must win these counties to win virginia at large. i think the candidates know that. >> reporter: prince william county board chairman corey stewart is the statewide leader for donald trump's campaign in the march 1st primary. >> virginia is probably the most important state coming up on super tuesday, and there's going to be a lot of attention here. >> i beat donald trump in dixville notch by 60%. >> reporter: republican candidate john kasich was at george iowa mason university for a town hall today competing for super tuesday delegates across nine states and six caucuses. >> and i don't view this as
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anything other than selecting the best person o problems, has the experience to get the job done, to get america lifted again. >> reporter: virginia republican party chairman john whitbeck says he expects more candidates to shift focus to virginia after tomorrow's gop nevada caucus. >> we're seeing record turnout in the first three states on the republican side. we think in virginia on march 1st we're going to have record turnout. >> reporter: and democratic candidate bernie sanders has scheduled a visit in norfolk for tomorrow as virginia democrats gear up for super tuesday too. tom sherwood, news4. >> and we invite to you make nbc news and news4 your home for all things politic this is primary season. hey, if you don't already have it, download our nbc washington app for breaking news alerts about the race for the white house. well, it was a busy day for the delegation of local leaders who are visiting cuba. one of the things they did today, explore business opportunities with cuban officials.
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david culver is traveling with the he's in havana. david? >> reporter: hey there, wendy. we're back here in havana. how about this for a live location. some children playing behind us. a beautiful setting, no question. but as you mentioned, the delegation had a very busy itinerary for today, and this you have to understand is coming amidst a lot of excitement in cu cuba. there's a cautious optimism about what's coming here. in the pabs year rapid changes after five decades of near silence between the two countries and here we have these delegations, terry mcauliffe last month, now the d.c. mayor and several represents from maryland and virginia. they're navigating this new territory of relations, if you will, really not sure of the time line or the outcome.
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[ speaking spanish ] >> a little espanol to cuba's capital. muriel bowser telling officials she sees the delegation's historic visit as making the way for president obama in a few weeks. >> we like to think that the president is following us to cuba so we've been here and we can lay the groundwork. >> reporter: but the trip spearheaded by the greater washington chamber of commerce isn't about inking any business deals yet, just exploring they say. about a two-hour drive outside of havana they learned about one of cuba's best-known exports, cigars. it's an environment all too familiar for virginia commerce and trade secretary maurice jones. >> in the middle of tobacco plantations, tobacco farms everywhere. you know, i could be in virginia years ago which is where i grew up. >> reporter: does it feel personal, secretary, when you're
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here? >> this certainly desperate need in cuba. the crumbling infrastructure, lack of basics. he thinks that's an opening for virginia businesses. >> there's also great opportunity for us as people to build more relationships. >> reporter: montgomery county executive ike leggett thinks maryland can add to that. >> we have choice hotels that are there, and they're chomping at the bit to come here. >> reporter: i asked him if moving ahead with the potential business relationships ignores a painful past? >> certainly you can't forget the past and there have been some challenges related to human rights issues here in cuba and they continue today. opening cuba up, having the opportunity for people to come to cuba, having the opportunity for business contacts to be a part of that i think provides a better platform for improvement in human rights issues as well. >> david, this is your third trip just in the last year to
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cuba. are you noticing any yet? >> reporter: you know, one of the things, wendy, that you notice as soon as you get to the airport is that it seems as one professor here put it, that havana is at its capacity and really all of kcuba. they have so many people coming from europe, even americans on exchanges, the hotels trying to figure out how to get people comfortable, so they really feel like they're at a moment where they're trying to just work with what they have, but that's why you hear in that piece the local leaders saying that the infrastructure is one thing they feel like they can contribute to the cuban economy. >> and a lot of growth going to be happening there in the coming years. thank you, david. >> reporter: for sure. all right. he was hit in the head with a beer bottle and then smashed in his face with some fists and then look, look at the back of his car.
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this could be the last that story coming up. plus, if you're driving along i-66, it's going to cost you. how much you pay may have to be riding on a wider interstate. >> dancing. >> just keep dancing. >> it's great. >> it's our favorite. she is our favorite. the president and first lady getting a special visitor at the white house, and she's showing
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them how to make the moves. you're watching news4 at 5:00. for a cup of coffee just because you're a woman. so why does congress think it's ok that women get paid 20% less than a man for doing the same job? i'll fight for pay equity, to protect planned parenthood, choice for women, and expand paid and family leave. now some politicians will belittle this as a women's agenda. more proof that we just
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need more women in congress. three men are in custody tonight and we're hearing now from an uber driver who says he got attacked by his passengers. >> it all unfolded over the weekend as that driver says he asked the riders to stop drinking in his car. news4's pat collins is live in arlington with details on this. pat? >> reporter: wendy, so the uber driver says, hey, what are you guys doing in the back of my
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car? passengers say. well, it turned out to be more than that. did they hurt you? >> yes, they did. >> reporter: we call him george. he's an uber driver. we're not using his real name or showing his face. george says he was attacked saturday night when he tried to get some people to stop drinking beer in his car. when this ride started, there were six passengers in the car. a man in the front passenger seat, three guys in the second seat, and two women in the back. as they started to move along, it got boisterous. george knew there was something wrong. he says what are you doing back there? they said we're just eating some cheese puffs. but george, he knew better. he smelled the beer. he heard the bottles clanking. he pulled the car off to the side of the road and asked them to throw those beer bottles away. but it didn't stop there.
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one of the guys opens the passenger side doord pull the keys out of the ignition. he breaks the keys and then throws a beer bottle at george's head. >> i tried to stop him with my hand. then from the other hand he threw the bottle at me on my head, and after that he started punching me. i tried to save myself by going down. my head was a little bit down after that. >> one of the guys uses a beer bottle to smash the window in the back and then everybody scatters. police arrested three men in connection with the case. 26-year-old justin norconk charged with malicious wounding and assault by mob. 25-year-old lance ingram charged with assault by mob. and 26-year-old jeffery rowe charged with destruction of property. now, wait until you hear how the cops caught these guys. i'll have that coming up at 6:00. jim, back to you. >> all right, pat collins. thank you, pat.
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we posted more information about the safety policies for uber, washington app. just open it and search ride safety to check it out. well, starting today there is increased security measures at the u.s. house office buildings on the hill. anyone who enters through the parking garages will now have to go through metal detectors and x-ray machines according to a report in "the hill." before now that screening was only for people who entered the office buildings on foot. the capitol police plan to ask for more money for more officers in their 2017 budget. a maryland lawmake make mak is introducing new legislation after deonte carraway faces multiple counts of child abuse and child pornography. carraway did not have an adult criminal record but he did have a history of juvenile sex
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offenses that were protected. maryland senator anthony us bill would allow schools and other employers hiring people to work with kids access to -- to work with kids to access those records. >> it would have allowed us in this situation that we're dealing with to know that there was some tremendous problems that should have raised the eyebrows of those who were in the employment industry relative to schools in this case to be able to say, this is a person that we either should not have hired or should have looked into further. >> now, this law is expected to head to the maryland senate judicial proceedings committee for review this week. full disclosure, state senator muse is the husband of news4 anchor pat lawson muse. president barack obama hosting the nation's governors at the white house today. he says terrorism tops his list when it comes to common issues that the federal government has with the states. virginia governor terry mcauliffe brought up the issue of sequestration saying congress
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is failing to pass a budget and that hurts the they pushed it off for two years, but you know as well as i do the percent of debt to gdp in two years, we are going to be right back in this situation. we have to begin to think long term. we need leadership decisions to grow our country so the economy can grow and everybody can benefit. >> we're working with other nations to prevent terrorists from entering the united states. we're unwavering in our efforts to prevent attacks at home, and that's where the partnership with your states come in. this is a shared mission. we have to stay vigilant. across the country we've got more than 100 joint terrorism task forces. >> president obama's other top priorities with the state, gun violence, cyber threats, and zika. well, we know many of you can't get enough of it too. we know many of you and your friends love this video as we do. >> a 106-year-old woman visiting the white house.
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>> a black president. >> look at right there. >> a black wife. >> that's me. >> yes! and i'm here to celebrate black history. >> that's exactly right. >> yeah. that's what i'm here for. >> we're glad to have you here. >> and, boy, did she. 106-year-old virginia mclaurin couldn't contain her excitement. she started dancing, and when she met the first couple. mclaurin was at the white house to celebrate black history. she said mclaurin was born in south carolina in 1909 and lived in d.c. since the 1930s. video already has -- this video has had nearly 36 million views on facebook since the white house pobsed it last night. there she goes. >> she can light up a room. well, the fbi's war of words with apple takes a new turn. why the iphone of a suspected terrorist still locked up.
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before you use it. you're watching news4 at 35:00. and now, your storm team4 forecast. >> and by this time tomorrow morning rain making its way in across our region. we saw a pretty nice monday across the area. some sunshine, high temperatures in the low 50s for the most part.
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not bad at all but tomorrow a completely different story. we have rain and much cooler temperatures too. out there still looking pretty nice. the clouds are moving in. 50 degrees the current temperature, winds out of the south at 5 miles per hour. upper 40s for the most part. we're not going to see temperatures fall very fast but by tomorrow morning they will be a lot cooler and it will lead to a cool rather than rainy day tomorrow. no rain in the forecast right now, at least throughout the reece of the evening. you can see the cloud cover. look at the rain down around raleigh, the carolinas. the wider view showing the heavier rain in portions of mississippi and alabama, georgia. this is a system number one. system number two coming through the rockies right now, and that's what's going to affect us during the day wednesday and into early thursday. that's the bigger system. it's the wednesday system and it's going to be the stronger system. but i want to show you something. we'll break this down for you hour by hour here. 6:00 a.m., notice the rain moving in and watch what happens by 8:00. maybe cool enough, we'll say
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ld frederick, westminster, hagerstown, might be cold enough for a little snow to start. most everybody is just rain but maybe a little bit of snow to start. could that create some slick spots? maybe. the road temperature should stay above freezing. roads just wet, but give yourself a little extra time, especially in this area, but everybody will need it because once again it will be raining and it will be raining fairly steadily right on through noon. around noon everybody seeing the rain. heaviest rain down towards southern maryland. in the afternoon it's just showers, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00. take the umbrella with you. on wednesday we have the shower activity early. showers throughout the afternoon and then by late in the afternoon that's when we start to see the heavy rain and this will be heavy rain, maybe even some rumbles of thunder with this as we move on through wednesday. notice the potential is here for thunderstorms. we're going to be watching that very closely. i don't expect to see anything
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strong in our region but it is something that we're going to be lows tomorrow morning, 389 9 in d.c. 32 in hagerstown. that's why we have you in that area of concern, at least a little bit of concern. not too big as far as the concerns go. the bus stop forecast looking good if you like the rain. we have the rain out there. make sure the kids have the umbrellas tomorrow. they will need them just all day long. could be an indoor recess day. weather alert day on wednesday. we'll be watching the rain, coming in late wednesday night into early thursday morning. when the rain gets out of here. temperatures on thursday, 56 for a high but falling numbers and we fall to 42 degrees by friday. we'll talk more about the end of the week, the cool down as we head towards the weekend. i'll see you back here or veronica is back at 5:45. >> thank you, doug. the uber driver accused of going on a random shooting spe faces a judge for the first time. what we just learned in court. and this doesn't look like something that you would see in the new museum on the national
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mall, but we'll explain why this is got the first look at it. i'm adam tuss along i-66 in arlington. this road is about to look dramatically different and if you want to use it in the future, you better be ready to
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give us a plan. you're watching news4 at 5:00. well, it is already one of the most controversial road
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je but, how would you like to pay 9 bucks one way for the pleasure, pleasure of riding on i-66? >> how about that? >> now that virginia is moving ahead with plans to widen the road and add tolls, some of the specific details are now coming into focus. transportation reporter adam tuss live along 66 in arlington for us tonight with a closer look. adam? >> reporter: it is a pleasure, jim, isn't it? think about this, rush hour tolls set to go into effect here along 66 inside the beltway a little over a year, about next summer, and yeah, the price could be pretty steep to get in the mix with all of that. right now you have to be an hov to use 66 inside the beltway during rush hour in rush hour directions, but vdot says it's looking like summer of next year that express lane-type variable tolls will be in place here and those tolls will allow non-hov drivers to use the road. it might cost you quite a bit though.
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>> i expected to be somewhere in the vicinity of $5 or $6. >> chairman sharon bullova is right, that's what the average toll will look like but vdot is letting people know that the possibility of $9 tolls one way could exist or even higher tolls. 9 bucks to ride on 66 one way at rush hour. bulova says if you're willing to pay it, the road will be open to you. >> our future is here and dynamic tolling is part of that future. >> reporter: not everyone is thrilled with what's happening. the eastbound side of 66 also going to be widened by a lane through a lot of arlington. vdot says it can get it done without taking homes, businesses, or impacting trails. livy garvey is chair of the arlington county board. >> hopefully we're not going to move too many things. >> reporter: you don't sound super convinced though about the whole thing. >> well, there's a lot of unknowns, so it's my job to be
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careful and we're going to be monitoring this pretty closely. >> reporter: a construction to widen the road not expected for two more years while the widening scenario gets studied. back here live now. say you don't want to pay the toll, you don't want to drive, and you don't want to ride on the bus but you still want to take 66, there may be a way for you still to get a free ride. tell you more about that, wendy, coming up at 6:00. >> all right, adam tuss. thank you, adam. well, at least one person is in custody after a car smashed into a liquor store in montgomery county. the driver plowed through the front door. this was in gaithersburg. it was just after midnight. this shows the significant damage to this business that was on north federal avenue near montgomery avenue. no word if anyone has been actually arrested at this point. there will be an open hearing to determine the mental competency of the mother of two missing montgomery county toddlers. today catherine hoggle was once
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again found incompetent to stand trial, but a judge did the prosecution's request to have their own doctors examine her. hoggle's next hearing is april 25th. sarah and jacob hoggle disappeared back in 2014. they lived in clarksburg. the head of the fbi is appealing to the public when it comes to unlocking that iphone of one of the san bernardino killers. investigators want apple to help unlock syed farouq's phone. the fbi knows that if it starts trying different pass codes and they don't work, that the phone will automatic delete all information. apple is concerned about the precedence this could set. in the blog lawfare, fbi director james comey wrote, quote, we don't want to break anyone's encryption or set a master key loose upon the land, adding maybe the key holds the clue to finding more terrorists, maybe it doesn't, but we can't look the survivors in the eye or ourselves in the mirror if we
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don't follow this lead. the why after a series of deadly shootings in kalamazoo, michigan, over the wend weekend. >> today a judge charged a suspect with murder and the suspect admitted to being involved with this. chris lawrence is here with more on what we're learning. >> about an hour ago a judge arraigned jason dalton on six counts of murder. he appeared in a kalamazoo courtroom via closed circuit tv. prosecutors say dalton waived his right against self-incrimination and admitted to being involved in what were apparently random shootings. eight people were shot at a restaurant, apartment building, and car dealership, who of them still in the hospital. dalton worked for uber and police say he continued to take rides while he was carrying out the rampage. the victims' families are still trying to cope with their loss. >> i don't know how i'm going to explain it to my son, doesn't get to see his grandmother ever again. >> there was nothing that provoked this. there is videotapes of these
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ci he shot them. >> reporter: as jim mentioned, investigators are still trying to figure out why these people were attacked. dalton is married with two kids and police say he doesn't have a criminal history. in fact, one official called his past unremarkable. for now dalton is going to stay in jail without bond and he will be working with a court-appoi court-appointed attorney. wendy. >> all right, chris lawrence. bill cosby's wife will be talking about her husband's sexual abuse allegations and we're following every development and what role this will have in his case.
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pnc wealth management team. tens of millions more defective takata air bags could be recalled. that's akourding to a new report. news4 first reported a few weeks ago that more recalls could be on the horizon. today reuters is reporting that there should be between 70 and 90 million additional recalls because of these potentially defective air bags. it's not known how many vehicles would be affected because many vehicles contain more than one air bag. takata told news4 in part it is cooperating fully with regulators and customers and continues to take aggressive action to advance vehicle safety, and that includes thorough ongoing testing efforts, replacement kit production, and raising consumer
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awareness of what vehicles a today an olympic hopeful born in france officially became a citizen of the united states. julia roman duvall lives in columbia, maryland. by day she's an astrophysicist but duvall took up running about two years ago and earlier this month she qualified or tried to for the u.s. olympic team. >> and i think i had an opportunity here that i could never have in europe, so i'm extremely grateful, and then personally, of course, my family is here, so that's -- like i said, that's where my life is. that's where i belong. >> she ran the u.s. olympic marathon trials earlier this month in l.a. but she didn't have a time good enough to make the team. she said while the olympics are out of her league, the experience has been a dream come true. well, what a treat for a sneak peek here. our barbara harrison got exclusive access to some of the artifacts for the new
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african-american >> it hasn't opened yet to the public, but up next we'll show you a preview of what to expect and what you will be seeing at the new main attraction that will be opening soon on the national mall. two guys meet two other men
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here to purchase dirt bikes. if you use the offer up for a cup of coffee just because you're a woman. so why does congress think it's ok that women get paid 20% less than a man for doing the same job? i'll fight for pay equity, to protect planned parenthood, choice for women, and expand paid and family leave. now some politicians will belittle this as a women's agenda. more proof that we just need more women in congress.
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i'm kathleen mathews and i approve this message. it's called the offer up app and it helps buyers and sellers connect easily. in prince george's county this app became part of a dangerous robbery scheme. tracee wilkins is live to explain how it works and how police caught two suspects. tracee? >> reporter: prince george's county police are working a number of these schemes involving these apps. people enjoy using them because you can easily buy and sell stuff, but police here saying you need to be careful when you do it. 22-year-old tyrone strickland, jr. and 36-year-old andray speller robbed two teenagers at gunpoint according to police. they say they used the buy and sell app offer up to do it. >> we have seen an increase in suspects utilizing these applications to set up the victims, to lure them out of areas where they may typically
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be familiar with. >> reporter: in this case police selling a dirt bike. two teens from anne arundel county met the suspects on abel avenue in capitol heights where they were robbed. police say they recovered this handgun loaded with an extended magazine. >> it's frightening, that amount of firepower is of a concern to us. >> reporter: police are working on seven similar cases where criminals are targeting would-be buyers on apps like offer up and krasing li craigslist. >> they're luring them out of an area to where they would like to do the robbery and they are robbing the victim with expectation they will have funds with them. >> reporter: police caught two suspects by conducting their own sting and pretending to buy something else the two posted on offer up. >> we performed a covert operation with various units within our department which ultimately led to the arrest of the two suspects. >> reporter: there are more people doing the right thing on these apps than are doing the
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wrong thing, so h the people who are trying to take advantage of you? coming up on news4 at 6:00, we'll have some great tips you don't want to miss. reporting live, i'm tracee wilkins. back to you all in the studio. >> thank you, tracee. there's now a federal investigation into the deaths of more than a dozen bald eagles in maryland's eastern shore. a man searching for deer antlers said he found one of the dead eagles saturday and then saw three others were nearby. the man made this discovery on a farm in caroline county. when he called police, they found nine -- the bodies of nine more dead eagles. the u.s. fish and wildlife service is investigating now. the bald wegle is no longer endangered but it is still a protected species. the future of a prominent manassas landmark hangs in the balance. the city council is meeting to discuss the water tower here that's over 100 years old. it sits at the entrance to oldtown. some neighbors want to save the
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structure. it's welcome greeting has loomed over the city for generations, but the city doesn't need it for water. there would be a cost to keep it up and the land where it sits could be used by neighboring volunteer fire departments. >> the council could make a decision today to say that we're going to continue with this process and look at preserving or the cost of preserving the tank or they could say we don't want to continue with that process and we want to look for other alternatives. >> only three similar water towers are still standing in stafford, fauquier, and clark counties but all were built after 1931. that is a landmark. >> don't forget hooterville and pettyville junction. that is an iconic water tower. >> that it is. >> we won't need any water towers in the next couple days. >> no, we won't. we're talking about two days of rain and most of the rain will be front loaded early part of the tuesday and the latter half of wednesday.
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we'll talk little bit more and the temperatures coming down and then go back up. let's first take a look at what you can expect this evening. it's dry out there right now. so for the afternoon rush, dry, overcast, your temperature 45. that temperature isn't going to move much as we go into the overnight period and early part of the day. tomorrow we'll be at 40 degrees for the morning rush and there is your rain. again, first part of tomorrow will be they wet. you can see we're tracking some early showers now. there's a look at the leading edge. norfolk, around raleigh, coming through areas of north carolina with one area of low pressure lifting through so the change that you're going to notice first will be between 3:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. early tomorrow morning. the rain starts developing, getting closer to us. 41 your temperature, and there is the wet weather for the early part of the day that will just continue, especially up until about 1:00 or 2:00 tomorrow afternoon. because of some of that moderate rain that's going to be coming into the area, the weather will have a moderate impact on your day. rain likely not too heavy. i think our heaviest will be for
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wednesday when it comes through. for the week, really going up tomorrow and even higher chances expected midweek wednesday especially during the afternoon and evening hours and then we're right back down for thursday as we have a dry ending to our workweek. the book ends being the best of this week. for tomorrow, moderate rain, so you're going to need the umbrel umbrella. get ready for the big umbrella the day after. here is a look at the temperatures, in the 40s, and we stay there throughout the day. if you plan on exercising, maybe getting the run in, it is going to be a chilly day tomorrow. so you're going to need the tights or something to cover up. by afternoon tomorrow, i wanted to show you the scattered showers on your future weather. this is at 4:00 tomorrow afternoon. as we go into the overnight period, still fairly quiet. 6:00 a.m., another wave of rain comes into the area and look at this, by the time we get to the afternoon hours, some of the thunderstorms, yes,
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thunderstorms will startri heavier rain. 6:00, it's moving through. including at 9:00 and that could deliver anywhere from an inch to two inches of rain across the area. a look at your four-day forecast, some rain lingers into early thursday, but because of the heaviest rain on wednesday, it could be a weather alert day for us on wednesday. in fact, looking more and more likely. doug has more on that coming up on news4 at 6:00. some of the geese rescued from that oil spill in the potomac river are back in the wild. 20 rehabilitated birds released today at the bellhaven bark in alexandr alexandria. they were taken from the roaches run waterfowl sanctuary last month after we were rescued. they were covered with oil that had spilled from a dominion transformer station in crystal city. more than 20 geese and ducks were killed from that spill. more birds will be released later this week. it has been more than a
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decade to get it from a dream to a reality, and now seven months it will be a grand opening for the new smithsonian national museum of african-american history and culture. >> oh, get ready, folks. news4's barbara harrison joins us with the beginning of an exclusive look at what's going to make this museum so different from all the others down on the mall. barbara? >> well, you may have noticed the building itself is finished. it's just steps away from the washington monument, and it is expected to become one of the most visited smithsonian museums on the mall when it opens its doors in september. we couldn't wait to find out what's going to be inside. objects like this, fragments of times past, are surviving traces of history that will soon be part of a collection at the smithsonian museum. here at one of the secret locations special collections centers, trained curators are sorting through thousands of
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artifacts that helped tell the thimble sized acorn finial at the top to the hand carved wooden handle and delicately curved spout is believed to have been crafted in the early 1800s in philadelphia. the fine handwork of philadelphia silversmith peter brinson, a man of african descent. >> so he learned his craft in philadelphia, became very, very good at it. while he was practicing his craft, he was able to register as an african-american and get a mark. a makers mark. >> reporter: the story of peter brinson is one of many that will be told through the artifacts being readied for the smithsoni smithsonian's museum of african-american history and culture. >> we want to tell the story of the african-american experience and the american experience through the lens of african-americans. we want it to be a shared story, an american experience so that people from all walks of life
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from all over the globe can learn about the struggle of even just everyday life. >> inside is an african-american couple. these are the moores. this is the first couple from the naacp that was killed for their civil rights activism. >> reporter: the stories are part of the fabric of america's history. >> this is a tape recorder that belonged to malcolm x, and we're very excited to have it. and so it would have been used to record his speeches. >> reporter: they date the use by malcolm x to around 1955. >> it looks like it's had a hard life, but we enjoy that. its story is important because it's the everyday things that people use that because of how they were used and when they were used, they become important. >> they also have opportunities where people just come to us and say, i have this, and we're like, wow, we didn't know this existed or this really helps us
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tell the story that we want to >> reporter: and the stories will live on inside the five stories of this 400,000 square foot smithsonian museum of african-american history and culture. the museum actually opens to the public september 24th, 2016, and we have it on great authority that the opening will be grand with musical tributes and lots of well-known celebrities joining in. tomorrow i'm going to take you on another visit to the secret collection center and hear about this glove. it belonged to cashosius clay. it's quite a story and we can't wait to tell you tomorrow on news4 at 5:00. >> the building is just stunning. >> it's wonderful watching it go up. i love watching the close-up of the gridwork. >> it was controversial that building, we will talk about that at another time, but that is just the beginning of the story. the stories inside are amazing. be sure to check it out on our nbc washington app also because we've got a lot more, in fact
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more on that particularea just showed you on the app. really great backstory that you might -- i think you will enjoy seeing. >> how about the little locket. i want to know more about the people inside. >> that's what the museum is all about, getting people to look up those stories. and they'll have them for you there. >> lucky you. >> thanks. camille cosby is breaking her silence. we have a report from outside the hotel where she is being deposed. that's next. coming up on news4, the six high school students charged in the violent assault on metro have been allowed back to school. i'm mark segraves.
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coming up, i will tell you where her lawyers were fighting it for months, but today camille cosby is being deposed. >> yes, she's answering questions connected to a defamation lawsuit against her husband, bill cosby. stephanie gosk has more now from springfield, massachusetts. >> reporter: camille cosby's deposition is on despite cosby's legal team fighting it every step of the way, but late on sunday night a judge ruled that there would be no more delays. this is part of a civil case involving seven women who allege they were sexually abused by cosby and that his denials amount to defamation. it is just part of the legal -- mountain of legal battles that cosby is facing. of course, you know he faces criminal charges in pennsylvania in the case of andrea constand,
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multiple sexual there. back to you. >> a preliminary hearing is set for cosby's sex assault case on maen march 8th. >> cosby has pled not guilty. a local uber drive attacked on the job. now three passengers are facing charges. how police were able to zero in on the suspects. some high school students charged with beating a man on metro's red line. tonight we know what happened to the six teenagers involved and why they're still being allowed to attend school. plus toll lanes on i-66 taking a toll on commuters, but what if we told you you might be able to get a free ride on that congested corridor? we begin with politics tonight and a busy week for candidates and others on the campaign trail. >> nevada republicans will hold their caucuses tomorrow while democrats will hold a primary in south carolina on saturday. then it's on to super tuesday
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where virginia and roughly a dozen presidential primaries or caucuses. >> we have team coverage tonight. tom sherwood reporting on virginia, but we begin with b brian mooar. >> the game is not over here, but donald trump in just a natter of a couple weeks could be dominating the board. >> we're just going one after another. >> reporter: donald trump is hoping a third straight win tomorrow night in nevada will give him insurmountable momentum next week as the gop primary race goes nationwide. >> right now he's leading in 10 out of 14 states. you tell me who stops him. >> reporter: south carolina turned the republican race into a three-man contest with marco rubio narrowly edging out ted cruz for second place. it's a fight that's now getting even more personal. >> every single day something comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue. >> reporter: rubio decried the cruz's campaign decision to pass

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