<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Local News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:21:21 -0400 Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:21:21 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Child Shot in Arm in Southeast D.C.]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:40:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/073115+SE+shooting+scene.jpg
A girl as young as 8 years old has been shot in Southeast D.C., police sources tell News4.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sought After Assaults on Women in Riverdale Park]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:11:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/073115+Joshua+Charles+Price.jpg
A man charged with indecent exposure and then released is being sought by police again after women say they were assaulted in a Prince George's County park.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Day Care Worker Charged With Child Cruelty]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:05:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-141810855.jpg
A day care worker in Northeast D.C. has been charged with criminal child cruelty.

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Jose Andres]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:37:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-481233084TheDonald72115.jpg
Donald Trump’s "Trump Old Post Office" hotel has just filed $10 million breach of contract lawsuit against famed chef José Andrés Friday, in DC federal court.

Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Man, 23, Dies After Shooting on Georgia Ave. NW]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:28:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/073115Derrick+Black.jpg
A man died after being shot late Thursday in the Park View neighborhood of Washington, D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama to Speak Next Week at American University]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:50:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/obama137.JPG
President Barack Obama will speak next week at American University about foreign policy, particularly concerning Iran.

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci]]>
<![CDATA[Next Financial Crisis Could Be Around the Corner for VA]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:16:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/veterans+affairs+VA+hospital.jpg
Despite a $3 billion bailout to save some VA hospitals, a surge in patients and appointments could lead to more financial trouble. Scott MacFarlane reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Greenhouse to Be Part of New Program at Centreville High School]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:11:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011375474_1200x675_495567427611.jpg
A greenhouse is being constructed as part of a new class for students with disabilities at Centreville High School.]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Car Concerns]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:02:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011375430_1200x675_495546435991.jpg
In this year alone, 11 children have died from being left in a hot car. How can you prevent such accidents? News4's Erika Gonzalez reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Food Waste Compost Program Begins in Falls Church]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:59:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011375390_1200x675_495542339991.jpg
Falls Church begins an experimental program to compost food waste.]]>
<![CDATA[Questions Over County Spending as New Police Station to Remain Vacant]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:56:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011375036_1200x675_495539267993.jpg
Angry neighbors let their voices be heard about a new police station that's sitting empty. Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins reports complaints are flying over where the county spends money.]]>
<![CDATA[Laurel Regional Hospital Downsizing and Closing]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:14:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/laurel+regional+hospital.jpg
Laurel Regional Hospital, which has served Prince George's County since 1978, will be downsized into a walk-in outpatient medical center.]]>
<![CDATA[Judge Refuses to Cut Rabbi's Sentence for Voyeurism]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:28:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-02-19_1333.jpg
A judge refused on Friday to lessen the sentence of Rabbi Bernard "Barry" Freundel, who pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping women during ritual baths. Freundel was previously sentenced to 6 1/2 years...

Photo Credit: Chris Gordon, News4]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-FEMA Spokesman Charged With Sexually Abusing Girl]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:49:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/073115+James+McIntyre.jpg
A Fairfax, Va. man who was once a high-profile Federal Emergency Management Agency official is now jailed in the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.]]>
<![CDATA[Patient Possibly Exposed to Ebola Was Monitored in Va.]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:02:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_69903945498.jpg
As part of an Ebola-prevention program, the Virginia Department of Health is monitoring someone who recently traveled to West Africa and then fell ill.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Sexually Assaulted Near Arlington Police HQ]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:09:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/arlington+attempted+rape.png
Arlington County Police are searching for a man in connection to a sexual assault that occurred a couple of blocks from police headquarters Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[GMU Professor Alan Cheuse Dead at 75]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:05:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Alan+Cheuse.jpg
Popular George Mason University professor and literary critic Alan Cheuse has passed away, the university announced Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Leesburg Police Looking for Tipster in Hammer Assault]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:51:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/leesburg+assult+suspect.jpg
Leesburg police are looking for a tipster who may have important information regarding the Tuesday assault with a hammer.]]>
<![CDATA[Pro Golfer's Father Found Safe in Texas]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:50:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/211*120/william+hurley+leesburg+virginia+missing+man.jpg
Three days after his son’s emotional plea for help, Bill Hurley was found in Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Car Crashes into Capitol Barricade]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:34:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011370866_1200x675_495236675790.jpg
A man crashed his car into the U.S. Capitol's south barricade Friday morning, closing streets and warranting police intervention.]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Mother Drugged Son, Set Car on Fire]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:50:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015+Narges+Sharfeirad+Daniel+Dana.jpg
A mother forced her 5-year-old son to drink a bottle of medicine and then set the car that he was riding in on fire, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[New Sketch Released in 1982 Cold Case Murder]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:55:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cold-case-sketch.jpg
Early on Feb. 25, 1982, the body of Veronica Hepworth was found along a driveway along Route 50 in Loudoun County. Authorities are hoping a new composite sketch could help them solve her murder.

Photo Credit: Loudoun Co. Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Work on Georgia Ave. Water Main Break Continues]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:07:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/water+main+break+silver+spring.jpg
Repairs on a broken water main at Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road are still ongoing. In the meantime, expect continued traffic delays, or bypass the area.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week's Rare Blue Moon]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:01:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/moon-GettyImages-169149710.jpg
Be sure to set your gaze skyward Friday to catch a glimpse of the rare blue moon, which, contrary to its name, will probably not be blue.

Photo Credit: UIG via Getty Images
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<![CDATA[3-Year-Old Girl Was Accidentally Shot by Her Brother: PD]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:33:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/073015+Dalis+Cox.jpg
The 3-year-old girl fatally shot in Southeast D.C. Wednesday night was accidentally shot by her 7-year-old brother, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.]]>
<![CDATA[14-Year-Old Boy to Be Charged With Murder in Md. Apartment Building]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:59:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/073015+Ludwin+Lemus-Torres.jpg
A 18-year-old man was fatally stabbed in an Oxon Hill apartment building early Thursday morning.]]>
<![CDATA['Maryland Crabs' Are From Virginia, Va. Gov. Says]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:36:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/maryland+crabs+four.png
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is defending the state's famous crabs after Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said on a radio program that Maryland crabs should really be called Virginia crabs.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. 911 Director Says He's Working for Improvements]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:05:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011359149_1200x675_494624323910.jpg
The interim director of D.C.’s 911 call center says he has worked hard to change a culture there that could complicate responses to emergencies.]]>
<![CDATA[Windshield Damaged by Rock From Truck of Company That Doesn't Exist]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:46:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011359462_1200x675_494633539816.jpg
When a man tried to track down a trucking company to get compensation for damage caused by an unsecured rock that fell from a trucking, he learned that company didn't exist. Prince George's County Bureau...]]>
<![CDATA[Friends Pull Together to Help Family of Fatal Hit-and-Run Victim]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:37:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011359494_1200x675_494620739713.jpg
Several businesses in Leesburg are launching fundraising efforts tonight to help the family of a restaurant worker killed in a hit-and-run accident this week.]]>
<![CDATA[Confederate Statue in Rockville Will Be Relocated ]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:39:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/rockville+confederate+statue.jpg
The Montgomery County Council has plans to relocate the Rockville Confederate Statue Thursday after a small meeting of historians and experts gathered to debate the issue Monday.

Photo Credit: News4's Chris Gordon]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Schools Launch $200K Hiring Campaign]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:02:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/073015+DC+schools.jpg
D.C. Public Schools have launched a $200,00 nationwide campaign to recruit teachers and principals. Critics say teacher retention is a bigger problem than hiring. News4's Chris Gordon reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Dept. Store Security Pepper-Sprayed in Two Robberies]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:53:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/suspects+two+pack+robbery+chevy+chase+bethesda+.jpg
Police are looking for people who pepper-sprayed department store security personnel while making their getaway from robberies in Chevy Chase and Bethesda, Maryland.

Photo Credit: Montgomery County Police]]>
<![CDATA[Man Shot on Georgia Avenue NW]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:36:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_185887181_police_lights_generic.jpg
A man was shot off Georgia Avenue NW Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Sewage Spews Into Montgomery Co. Creeks]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:45:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/sewage+water+overflow+spill+sign.jpg
Miles of creek and lake access in Montgomery County are closed after nearly 1 million gallons of sewage surged into waters Wednesday and Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Silver Spring Transit Center Issues Resolved]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:42:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ss-transit-center-4.JPG
Montgomery County and Metro resolved their outstanding issues related to the troubled Silver Spring Transit Center.]]>
<![CDATA[Air Conditioner Repair Costs]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:43:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/generic-air-conditioner.jpg
A heat wave is not the time you want your air conditioning unit to break, but if that happens, be careful who you call to fix it. Consumer Reporter Erika Gonzalez has a warning about last-minute AC...

Photo Credit: NBCDFW]]>
<![CDATA[Tractor-Trailer Smashes Into Pole, Closing Southern Avenue]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:46:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/073015+tractor+trailer+crash.jpg
Southern Avenue SE was closed Thursday afternoon after a tractor-trailer crashed into a Pepco pole.]]>