5 things you need to know Wednesday

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Wednesday, April 2:

5. Embattled D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray was defeated by Muriel Bowser in Tuesday night's democratic primary election. Gray conceded to Bowser shortly after midnight, with 127 of 143 precincts reporting. Bowser has called for a 12 p.m. press conference Wednesday.

VIDEO: Muriel Bowser wins DC Democratic Primary

4.The Washington Redskins have reached an agreement with wide receiver DeSean Jackson on a three-year contract, sources tell ESPN. ESPN's Adam Schefter says that the finishing touches are being put on a deal between the Redskins and Jackson.

MORE: Report: Redskins sign DeSean Jackson to 3-year deal

3. The search at Kenilworth Park for missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd is expected to be completed by Wednesday afternoon, and police remain hopeful that they may find Rudd alive. Police found Kahlil Tatum, Relisha Rudd's alleged abductor, dead of an apparent suicide Monday.

AMBER ALERT: DC park search expected to end Wednesday

2. We are tracking a cold front for Wednesday that could generate some showers. Temperatures will still be mild, with highs again around 70 degrees. The best chance of showers will be north of D.C. There's an even better chance for showers for Thursday afternoon/evening that will likely linger into Friday.

FORECAST: Tracking showers Wednesday & Thursday

1. A number of technical problems are delaying next week's scheduled opening of Metro's Silver Live. The contractors face fines of up to $25,000 a day if the line is not up and running and connected to Metro by next Wednesday. Those contractors have already missed two deadlines to finish the project.

VIDEO: Big fines may hit Silver Line contractor


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