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breaking news at 6:00. happening right now. a stab in the alexandria section of fairfax county. >> bernie sanders trying to cut hillary clinton's lead as the race gets tighter. >> passengers from tkfd.c. got rocky arrival in the bahamas. it is going to be a packed weekend. good morning on this saturday. >> good morning. i'm in for a angie goff.
the cherry blossoms. >> you need a winter coat. good morning. we are clear and cold under this clear sky. the moon in the western sky. jupiter beginning to set as well. and the first light of dawn beginning to show up in the eastern skyline in the storm team 4 tour camera. no rain anywhere in the vicinity. no travel problems weather wise. dry pavement all around the region. we start off early. planning on heading downtown or doing a hike out of the mountains, look at the temperatures. mid and upper 30s. frederick down to a cold 32. dulles, 39. reagan national now at 42. a look at the warmer temperatures on the way for this afternoon and your easter sunday in a couple of months. >> tom, we will check in with you then.
county. a deadly stabbing in the alexandria section. police were called to celtic drive. they found a man stabbed in the leg. no word on on a suspect on or motive here. >> and now alcohol may be a factor in a deadly crash in charles county. they were called to roosevelt place on thursday night at 9:00. police say the driver of an suv failed to yield as he was trying to cross lanes southbound on route 5. the motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries. and a developing story outl. one person was stabbed opening night of the mall c
the city of alexandria. the victim rushed to the hospital, expected to be okay. the suspect is in police custody. it appears the two knew each other. as of now the carnival is set to continue today. the latest in the race for the whose. washington state, alaska and hawaii all hold their democratic caucuses today. bernie sanders has been focusing heavily on the pacific northwest, where he thinks he can pick up much needed delegates to cut hillary clinton's lead. and the battle on the gop side continues to brew this morning. front-runner donald trump is still denying any connection to the tabloid story that alleges ted cruz has multiple affairs. cruz is accusing trump of planting the story in the national inquirer, claiming the texas senator has had affairs with five women. one of them is a trump spokeswoman and former cruz ally. she said the story is 100% fe.
meanwhile, cruz is lashing out at trump. >> his conduct in this campaign is convincing millions of americans that this man would be an embarrassment as a president. we don't want a president who practices sleeze and slime. >> and you can bet there will be a lot to talk about tomorrow on "meet the press". moderator chuck todd will talk to bernie sanders and john kasich. after this past week's terror attacks, investigators have confirmed one of the suicide bombers at the brussels airport had ties with the paris attacks.
sala abdeslam warned police were attacks were on the way. singer mariah carey canceling performances. >> haji imam had a $7 million price tag on his head. special forces landed inside syria on thursday, waited for imam's car, and killed him. he was alone with three others in a firefight. experts think his death will hurt their funding. the pentagon is moving to add to the number of troops to support the ground war against isis. before that can happen, the chairman of the joint chiefs still has to discuss it with president obama. officials have not said yes how big of an increase they're pushing for. >> today is the day many of you are waiting for,
the cherry festival. it is sold out, but there is still a lot to do and see of course. a live look at the tidal basin. capital bike share added extra bikes this weekend. you can take a pedi ride. it runs from march 20th through april 17th. here are the four things you need to know about the festival. family day kicks off at 9:00 this morning at the national museum. good news is it's free. with more than 1.5 million people expected to visit the district during the festival is, you can bet parking will be a built of a challenge. be sure to give yourself plenty of time to find a spot if you're driving. metro is usually a better option. the best bets are the smithsonian and la
the phrblossoms are in full blo. washington received its first shipment of trees back in 1910. there are now 3,750 cherry trees along the tidal basin, the national mall, and the potomac waterfront. share your blossom experience with us. e-mail us your pictures. >> such a beautiful sight out there. it was a rocky welcome to the bahamas. the dangerous situation for passengers on their way to paradise. >> major storm damage in parts of florida. flooded streets and the danger for neighbors cleaning up their homes.
talk about a bumpy landing for passengers. the front landing gear, something went wrong, malfunctioned, did not fully extend. a viewer sent us this of the landing. it had its nose on the run way. those on board said it was nerve-racking. i got really scared and started crying. >> we were just flying around in circles. >> it was pretty scary. >> yeah. general consensus, scary. close call. no question. the passengers and crew will be just fine. the flight attendant and former beauty queen accused of ditching $3 million of cocaine will be sent back to california. marcia reynolds turned herself into police in new york days after she left two roller bags full of drugs at
barefoot from the airport. a new york judge set bail at $500,000 on thursday. reynolds worked for jet blue. if she is found to be guilty she is looking at a minimum of 10 years in prison. let's get you caught up to speed on this developing story. flooded streets and stranded drivers after heavy rain hit florida's east coast. water flooded the library and computer lab. north of the city, strong winds damaged 60 homes. roofs were torn off as winds at 45 miles per hour ripped through the area. a bit chilly out there this morning. will the sun help get us up to the 60s. how you can dress the kids for the weekend. we are talking a big leadership change within metro. the new challenge as those of you who ride the rails wll havei
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i'll see you at home. the egg mcmuffin. made with a fresh cracked egg and real butter. only at mcdonald's. i'm lovin it. good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein. starting off this morning, a view of the tidal basin from the storm team 4 city camera. the beautiful cherry blossoms now at pe
a cold morning. chilly. you'll need a winter coat. cloudy and cool for easter sunday. a slight chance of a few sprinkles tomorrow morning. look at our chances for heavier rain on the way in a few minutes. all right, tom, thank you. police in prince george's county are investigating a burglary near the university of maryland. it happened across the street from the college park metro station. a female station told umd she heard noises coming from within the residence at 1:00 this morning. then she saw someone inside the common area. the suspect left. no word if anything was taken. metro's top safety official is out. acting chief safety officer lou brown calling it quits after a year on the job. metro has had a hard time filling that job. the previous chief safety officer was publicly criticized by the metro board is and also resigned.
riders. debris on the track stopped service on the orange line on friday. it wasn't a system power line issue like the one that caused last week's shutdown. passengers say if it's not one thing it's another on the transit system. >> the past several years there have been lots of issues for the system. it is important that our infrastructure be updated and addressed. a gop senator going against his own. mark kirk set to be the first republican senator to meet with garland on tuesday he is the supreme court nominee after kirk took a shot after his republican colleagues for refusing to hold a senate hearing and vote on garland. he is expected to be 63 erld kwraoe chief judge from the district of columbia to replace the late antonin scalia who passed away
zookeepers at tampa's howry park is filled with eggs throughout the orangutan exhibit. no chocolate eggs. just boiled eggs and fruit. the hunt is designed to stimulate the animals's sense and behavior. well, that looks like fun. >> a live look outside right now. talk about fun. a lot of folks will be trying to spend this weekend getting to the tidal basin. a lot of you no doubt just to do that. we have tom kierein for a look at the forecast. we're talking a cold start really. >> hundreds of photographers down there. they want to get that sunrise shot right at the tidal basin. you have seen them lined up. the blossoms are blooming. it's
>> they're gorgeous. around the region we do have a gorgeous morning under way. it's cold. if you're going down really early. if you head there now, this is a great time to see the blossoms. you need a winter coat. later this afternoon it will be sunny and in the mid-60s. if you're going down for easter sunday morning, cloudy, a little bit of drizzle around. during the afternoon, the high may only be 60 degrees. so a cloudy and cool easter sunday for blossom viewing. it looks like today is going to be the best day of the weekend around the tidal basin. all around the region we have a lot of beautiful spring color beginning to show up. shenandoah valley, north and west of 95. closer to washington, inside the beltway, only around 40 degrees. low to mid-40s. a
you're going to get your exercise in. low 50s by 10:00. mid 60s by 1:00. between 3:00 and 5:00, hovering in the low to mid 60s with lots of sunshine. beautiful day. get outside, get some exertion. storm team 4 radar not showing any rain anywhere in the vicinity. we have a little bit of rain yesterday morning. it did wash some of the pollen out. no travel problems weather wise. just lingering snow showers in the northern plains. up and down the atlantic seaboard good traveling. pine, oak and maple tree pollen and mold spores as well. as we get through this weekend, showers, maybe heavier downpours after midnight sunday night through midday on monday. for the egg rolls at the white house monday morning, they may
on thus, bright and sunny day, low 40s. wednesday, partly cloudy, highs in the mid-60s. on thursday and friday, another chance of rain coming in. highs may be near 70 on thursday with showers coming through. maybe more showers off and on friday with highs in the mid-60s. that's the way it looks. >> not bad at all, tom. thank you. >> they take your money and ruin your vacation. travelers are being tricked to book a trip and then have nowhere to stay. >> netflix may not look as ystal clear as itcr
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of the longs. the only track work they are planning after 10:00 at night when ridership is very light. if you take beautiful pictures down there at the cherry blossoms, please share them with us. we can share them on all social is platforms. see you monday morning for news 4 today. a measure aimed at keeping drunk drivers off the road is one step closer to becoming law. on friday, the maryland state senate unanimously approved a bill called noah's law. drivers convicted of drunk driver have to use an in admission inter lock system. 6:24 on this saturday morning. a lot of folks thinking ahead to the summer getaway. if you're thinking of renting a vacation propert
>> you're going to want to listen to this. >> a new warning from law enforcement paying for properties that are not for rent. it is costing millions of dollars. olivia stern has more on what you need to know to stop scammers from spoiling your vacation. >> four bedrooms, ocean views, $200 per night. shelly thought she found a vacation steal online. >> it was gorgeous. we looked at all the pictures. it was right on the beach. it was definitely in our price zone. >> she wired money to a bank account in florida, packed up her two kids. when they arrived everything went wrong. i had a paper in my hand and said we have reservations for the week. they took the piece of paper and looked at it and started laughing. >> that listing she loved was never for
five people who fell for it too. >> the last one, though, was the hardest. they had two little children with them. they had no place to go. they had no vehicle. the cab dropped them off, and here they stood with nothing. >> an estimated 15 million scam reservations last year cost americans $1.3 billion. >> the attorney general of florida, pam bondi, is sending a warning. >> if they are located in our state, we're going to go after them with everything we've got. but unfortunately a lot of them are out of the country. >> google the address. make sure the listing wasn't just copied from a sales ad. speak to the property manager directly. and pay with a credit card so it's easier to track. as for shelly, this year she is looking forward to a stay indication.
sending lower quality to subscribers on at&t and verizon networks. netflix says it will now introduce a data saver feature for apps that will allow more control over data usage when streaming. it is expected to be introduced in may. >> thousands of you are in town to enjoy peak bloom of the cherry blossoms. tom kierein is up next and why there may be a change in your money morning commute >> officers off the job after a woman claimed she was asked to remove her head scarf. d.c. police foiling a
to his leg. william martinez palma was taken to the hospital where he later died. >> there are three caucuses set for the democrats today. alaska, hawaii and washington state all going to pick how many delegates go to hillary clinton or bernie sanders. >> and the blossoms are popping in the district. the opening ceremony for the cherry blossom festival kicks off later today. thousands are expected to hit the tidal basin today to check out the blooms. >> a lot of people going to that. wondering if they can go short sleeves, air sweater, maybe even a coat. >> a little chilly out there. you don't want to worry about being cold. >> storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein. all right. what are you thinking as wead
>> right now it is cold. 30 minutes away from sunrise. sunrise, 7:01. that is a great time to see the tidal basin and the cherry blossoms. live view from the storm team 4 tower camera. you'll need sun glass. we'll stay dry with lots of sunshine. if you're going to do a bike ride, a little bit of a breeze around midday. a light wind. by 10:00, low 50s. briefly 63, 64 by 4:00. a cool day coming up with lots of sunshine. a look at our rain chances coming up in a few minutes >> protesters will head to the shaw library after a muslim woman was told to remove her hijab or head scarf, or she was said she had to leave the library.
witnesses tell news 4 a d.c. public library officer was harassing the woman in the shaw public library. that officer is no longer on duty while the d.c. investigates. kenneth parker is facing serious charges, including intent to kill. he was playing outside the mayflower mansion when a stray let hit him in the head. it happened a year and a half ago. jaden survived. doctors are calling it a miracle. they are happy a suspect has been caught. >> it gives parents a peace of mind finally. like, okay, all right, they're doing something. my child might be safe. >> jaden was the unintended
a woman crying for help as you heard right there. dramatic body cam video showing officers race to go save her from an attacker who was armed with a knife. when d.c. police got to the scene, they saw a suspect standing over the woman in an alley. it may have saved her life and foiled a robbery. this is the first time we have seen body cam video from a d.c. police officer. >> the victim was right here. the robber in front of her with a knife. the video you're going to see is from a camera on the officer's chest. it happened that fast. even though we cannot see the victim, we can hear the terror in her voice. the last frame
that police believe the robber was about to stab her with on the ground. >> about 9:45 wednesday morning, someone recorded a woman was being robbed here in 1900 block of martin luther king jr. boulevard southeast. the robber, knife in hand, had the woman pinned into a narrow area between two buildings. as they pulled up, officers from the 7th district could hear her frightened cries for help. as the body camera shows, they immediately went into action to protect her from harm. the camera is part of an accountability problem of the department, shows something else. >> it shows complete surprise on behalf of the suspect when he turns around and finds two officers are standing behind him as he is attempting to commit a
>> that body camera video can be used in court as evidence. bernie sanders going viral for a surprising moment on the campaign trail. how a little bird is making a big splash on social media. it's about taking a stand. for too long, wall street banks had their way. they crashed our economy. but democrat donna
edwards won't take their money because she stands up for us. as a single mom, she knows the challenges our families face. she'll be our voice. tightening regulations on the big banks
their music was once banned by the communist regime. incredible. an unexpected visitor swung by to support bernie sanders yesterday. he said they looked like they were ready for a political change. and then a bird lands on his podium. he was at a loss for words but only for a moment. >> that is really a dove is asking us for world peace. no more wars. >> sanders soon got back on track, throwing a jab at gop front-runner donald trump. bring on the sun and a gorgeous weekend. we're watching rising temperatures and whether you need a coat before you head out to enjoy easter weekend. >> a nice sunrise too. one of the most famous names in history and a mystery left unsolved for
high clouds showing up there. we will have high clouds drifting off to the east as we get into the afternoon. lots of sunshine on this gorgeous saturday morning. it will be the best day of the easter weekend. we'll look at our easter sunday forecast and next chances for rain coming up in a couple of minutes. >> all right, tom, we will check with you then. "today" show up next on nbc 4. let's find out what they're looki looking forward to. live in brussels with the latest on the investigation to find all the people responsible for this week's terror attacks. >> and we'll talk to a top counterterrorism expert on how big a threat we are facing in the u.s. these days. one couple's fight to get their foster daughter back in their home. she was removed because she is 1/64 may have been american. >> all the highlightsom
night in havana. >> and it was quite the show. >> when this dog and his owner are reunited. they were both wounded while serving in afghanistan. it's a moment that will make your heart smile. those stories and more when we get started on a saturday morning here on "today". >> everybody loves the dog reunions. looking forward to that. >> you bet. have a great day. today a new gun star will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony while an anti-gun group gets together in the park. they will gather for a family base event in lion park. gun dealership close to schools, parks, and residential homes does not add any value to the community. >> a woman is now in custody after an apparent road rage attack. a man noticed someone following behind him driving
so he pulls into a shopping center and hopes the other driver keeps on going. instead, she followed him. i headed down to lore ton to find out more. his morning commute down 123 in lore ton seemed normal until he looked in his rear-view mirror. the victim noticed a red convertible aggressively tailgating and slamming on brakes and repeating that several times. >> she was just swerving. >> so he decided to pull off the main road into this shopping center. where you have a giant, a coffee shop. he thought plenty of people would be around and he would be safe here. but she took the car and went after him again. >> she hit me three, four times. i got out of my car and she chased me in her car, trying to run me over. >> he said he got out of her car. with a vehicle, it is essentially a
malicious wounding. >> along with witnesses, he gave police a description. white female, approximately 20 to 30 years old, 5'6" to 5'8", 160 to 180, blonde hair, driving a red convertible. >> he attempted to defuse the situation by pull off. >> go to a firestation or police department. that would be the best mays to pull off. >> he said he doesn't know what sparked the outrage. >> i was a little afraid. i want someone to catch her and put her in jail. >> that woman in custody in woodbridge in prince william county. she is undergoing a mental evaluation. as of now, they will not charge her with anything criminally. ava va woman is recovering after being pinned under a metrobus near crystal city.
15th and eads street when she was hit. family members say she has a long way to go. there is a go fund me page of hermel expenses. she went $6.75 to take a vre train. this is when metro shut down last week but could end up paying a lot more. jennifer pimberton is accused of using an in valid ticket. she bait at 3:30 this afternoon. but the time stamp is 8:40 a.m. she faces up to $100 fine. vre ceo says up you to 150 sentences are issued each month >> a major fallout over new religious freedom laws in north carolina and georgia. this week the governor of north carolina signed a law that prve
discrimination based on sexual or gender identity. it also bans transgender bathroom accommodations. georgia is deciding whether to sign a bill that allows businesses to deny services to gay couples based on religious principles. hollywood studios and several big businesses are thraeptieate to boycott both states. >> pope francis said the certainty of god's love won't be obscured by the "apparent victory of evil." the next story is a tale that you might think shakes. >> the enduring mystery whether grave robbers raided
shakespeare's tomb. >> kerry sanders has got the details. all the world is a stage. now for century after william shaeurbgs spear's death, a mystery, worthy of a five-act play. did a grave robber steal shakespeare's skull? without disturbing his remains, british researchers exploring age-old rumors about the play wright used underground penetrating radar, like a high-tech x-ray, to look deep inside his grave at trinity church. where his skull should be found, they found -- >> it looks like a whole. >> blessed be the man who stares these stones. as you may remember from high school english clash, there was a pivotal moment in hamlet with a skull. >> 400 years after my death people are thinking the same
about me. and i think he would have been deeply gratified. >> why would anyone steal shakespeare's skull? once thought studying the size and shape of people's heads could explain intelligence. parting is such sweet sorrow. kerry sanders, atlanta. that's a weird story. anyway, you know what, we have good news ahead. it's easter weekend. we have cherry blossoms and good weather. >> starting the off this morning, gorgeous start. it's that time of the day to get to the tidal phros only. the sun is coming up in 11 minutes. 7:01. phros only viewing forecast. it's cold at the tidal basin in the low 40s. low to mid-60s. a glorious spring day there. for easter
in the morning there might be a sprinkle. otherwise, cloudy and cool. sunday up around 60 degrees. the best day this weekend to get to the tidal blossom is today. 30 this is in the western suburbs. right in washington in the low 40s. mid-40s around the bay. love this sunrise picture taken a couple of days ago at the tidal basin. he posted that. post your photos, facebook, twitter, instagram. into the 50s by 10:00. hovering in the low to mid-60s between 3:00 and 5:00 this afternoon. lots of sunshine. nothing on storm team 4 radar now. and the tree pollen jumps back into the high range. pine, oak, maple tree pollen. rain showers washing some of the pollen on the air. sunday night, through midday monday, breezy monday afternoon with sun back with highs
reaching the upper 60s. sunny, a bit cool, low 40s in the morning. afternoon highs on tuesday, mid-six. a beautiful day wednesday. another chance of rain showers and the week on thursday and friday. both days with highs in the 60s. >> tom, thanks. 6:52 is your time right now. 4 things for you to know on this saturday morning. we start with a deadly stabbing. police in fairfax county are investigating. police were called shortly after 8:00 last night. it is there they found a man stabbed in the leg. william martinez palma taken to the hospital. he later died from his injuries. no word on a suspect or motive >> protesters will head to the shaw library after a muslim woman was told to remove her head scarf or leave the library. they will stand up for safe spaces for muslim women.
was harassing the woman on wednesday. three more delegates for the front-runners today. >> cherry blossoms are in peak bloom. opening ceremony kicks off later today at the warner theater. >> for all of you it waeupbt ai easter your daughter wants to stay organic. your husband wants to stay free from artificial ingredients. you want to stay free from artificial preservatives. and your debit card wants to stay on a diet. fill your cart with small victories like
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matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader at marriott, she has a broad and deep facility with policy. emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model, to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
it is on the to the elite eight for uva. it will be their first trip since 1995. number one seed cavaliers squared off against iowa state last night. they pulled off the win, 84-71. up next they will face syracuse. you can call it marshmallow madness with an artistic twist. >> this is a peep show you can actually take the kid to see. 159 creations. check these out. they are made from peeps easter candy on on display at the carroll county art center at westminster, maryland. the
professional artists. they're good. the peep show is open from 10:00 in the morning to 7:00 in the evening through april 6th. >> i love it. that's cute. look at the detail too. >> i know. >> there's donald trump. got the white house. >> pretty impressive. >> and i wonder how long it took to do all that too. >> yeah. >> a lot of work? yeah, it is. >> folks in town heading down to the tidal basin. it's cold. later today a jacket. a view is of the tidal basin from our city camera. already crowds are gathering. >> all right. that's it fo r
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good morning. on high alert. belgium on edge this morning. a show of force in the streets as authorities search for other attackers who may have been involved in tuesday's deadly bombing. nine people arrested since the attacks. one in a dramatic takedown on camera. we're live in brussels. firing back. a furious ted cruz over a national enquirer report that he has multiple affairs. >> it is a tabloid smear. >> cruz blames donald trump for getting it published. emergency landing scare. a