<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Local News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:06:25 -0500 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:06:25 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Parent Resources for Common Core Homework]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:39:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/240*120/20141119+Pencils.jpg
Great resources to help parents and students with the Common Core State Standards Initiative]]>
<![CDATA[Police Search for Stolen Car after Carjacking]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:36:45 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1870623321.jpg
The stolen vehicle is described as a 2011 blue Chrysler 300 with DC license plate EN7682.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto]]>
<![CDATA[Nurses Collect Food 4 Families]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:19:02 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008602761_1200x675_361941059665.jpg
The nurses at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital are busy collecting cans of food for needy families. NBC4 will be collecting non-perishable foods and money outside the Verizon Center from 6 a.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Woodbridge Teen Gunned Down Remembered at Vigil]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:22:47 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008604114_1200x675_362075203792.jpg
News4's Shomari Stone reports from Woodbridge, where family and friends of 19-year-old Christopher Weaver gathered for a vigil Friday night. Weaver was shot and killed last Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[100 Injured or Killed Along Train Tracks Past 3 Years]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:06:34 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Railroad+Crossings+1.jpg
Police and safety volunteers have dispatched teams to patrol some of the railroad tracks in Prince George’s County, because of the findings of a News4 I-Team investigation.

Photo Credit: News4 I-Team]]>
<![CDATA[National Museum of American Indian Undergoes a Reinvention]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:27:53 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008600930_1200x675_361989699837.jpg
News4's Kristin Wright spoke to museum officials about how it plans to teach people about Native American history.]]>
<![CDATA[Prince William Co. Official Let Go After Indecent Exposure Accusations]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:23:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Raymond+Utz.jpg
A Prince William County, Virginia, official lost his job this week after his arrest on accusations he exposed himself to two women from his vehicle.

Photo Credit: LinkedIn]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Adam LaRoche To Sign With White Sox]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:29:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/456817646.jpg
LaRoche is leaving the Nationals after four seasons.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Suspect Admitted Killing Hack After Argument]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:01:25 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Shupelle+Gunter+112114.jpg
The death of a man found at the scene of a car accident in Millersville, Maryland, is being investigated as a homicide.

Photo Credit: Anne Arundel County Police]]>
<![CDATA[DC Area Doctors Helping Kids Realize Dream of Becoming a Doctor]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:40:20 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008602816_1200x675_361957955917.jpg
For some kids around the District, the idea of becoming a doctor is only a dream, but as News4's Zachary Kiesch reports, some local doctors are working to change that with a special program including hands-on...]]>
<![CDATA[New Yorker Lampoons Redskins On Latest Cover]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:20:30 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1121-newyorker.jpg
The New Yorker is the latest publication to take aim at the polarizing moniker.

Photo Credit: New Yorker]]>
<![CDATA[Former Marine Confesses to Wife's Murder on Chilling Tape]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:37:36 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/caleb-crew-andrea.jpg
News4 obtained the audio of former Marine Caleb Crew confessing to killing his wife Andrea.]]>
<![CDATA["Best Retail Employer" Fits CustomInk to a "T"]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:20:30 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008602835_1200x675_361944643834.jpg
CustomInk is named best retail employer by Fortune Magazine.]]>
<![CDATA[Construction on Metro Through Sunday Night]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:18:17 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008602845_1200x675_361943619583.jpg
Traffic Reporter Melissa Mollet tells you what to watch out for on Metro this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Boys Claim Sex Abuse by Ex-Dunbar High School Staffer]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:22:23 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Dunbar+High+School+081913.jpg
At least three boys have come forward claiming they were sexually abused by a track coach and former staffer at a D.C. high school.

Photo Credit: NBCWashington.com]]>
<![CDATA[14th Street Bridge Northbound Backed Up After Crash]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:35:07 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/policelights15.jpg
The 14th Street Bridge northbound is closed off due to a four-car crash.]]>
<![CDATA[Teacher Accused of Inappropriate Contact With 3 More Girls]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:28:23 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1113-jose-peneda.jpg
Three more students say a Montgomery County, Maryland, substitute teacher accused of inappropriate contact with a student also touched them inappropriately, including an incident 10 years ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Charges Dropped for Md. Family Accused of Hosting Underage Drinking Party]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:33:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_gavel12111.jpg
A Maryland couple and their two sons will not face any charges in connection to an alleged underage drinking party.]]>
<![CDATA[RAW VIDEO: Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:46:03 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008599547_1200x675_361863747778.jpg
An 88-foot-tall white spruce arrived in D.C. from Minnesota on Friday. As you can imagine, getting the tree in place is a big job.]]>
<![CDATA[Wednesday's Child: Inayah Will Be Adopted by Sister]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:58:02 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-11-21_1003.jpg
First featured on NBC4's Wednesday's Child segment in 2004, Inayah has found a loving and permanent home with her older sister, and her adoption will become official this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Commercial Hops Processing Facility Coming to Va.]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:44:18 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008598691_1200x675_361818179745.jpg
A new hops processing facility in Virginia is intended to boost the commonwealth's craft brewing business and to encourage farmers to consider growing the crop. News4's Megan McGrath reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Seeking Station Wagon in Disappearance of Lyon Sisters]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:37:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/168*120/lyon+sisters.JPG
Could a station wagon -- 1960s or 1970s vintage, and possibly hidden in a barn or outbuilding in Bedford County, Virginia -- hold clues to the disappearance of two young girls almost 40 years ago?

Photo Credit: FBI]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas Music Back on WASH FM]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:42:43 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2014-11-21_1158_001.jpg
Storm Team 4 Metorologist Tom Kierein had the honor of hitting the switch for this year's dose of seasonal sounds, courtesy of 97.1 WASH FM.]]>
<![CDATA[Plea Deal Expected After Weapons Found Near White House]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:54:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1119-white-house.jpg
A man who was arrested after officers found weapons in his car near the White House earlier this week has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors.]]>
<![CDATA[Stolen Popcorn Food Truck Located in Maryland]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:16:47 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-11-21_1006_001.jpg
A local popcorn food truck that was stolen Thursday night or Friday morning in Alexandria was found in Prince George's County less than 24 hours later thanks to social media.
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<![CDATA[Woman, Dog Rescued From Canal in Georgetown]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:15:44 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/ambulance25.jpg
They were pulled from the water at 31st and M streets NW sometime before 8:20 a.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Business Leaders Sleep on Street to Raise Funds]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:34:47 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008596475_1200x675_361739331636.jpg
Covenant House hosts a Sleep-Out each years to bring awareness to the nearly 3,000 homeless youth in D.C. area. The group estimates that any given night, about 400 youth sleep on the street.]]>
<![CDATA[Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives in D.C.]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:47:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-11-21_1137.jpg
The Capitol Christmas Tree is on its way to D.C. from Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest.

Photo Credit: Jennifer Vasquez (@JennVasquez_DC)
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<![CDATA[Dr. Martin Salia's Wife: "He Wasn't Afraid to Die" ]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:25:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2014-11-21_0646.jpg
The wife of a Maryland doctor who passed away after being transported to the U.S. for Ebola treatment says her husband wasn't afraid to die.]]>
<![CDATA[I-95 Express Lanes Set to Open Next Month]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:45:10 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-11-21_0643.jpg
Friday morning, officials will provide an update on the final stages of construction on the new Interstate 95 Express Lanes in Virginia.]]>
<![CDATA[Four Arrested After High-Speed Police Chase]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:55:29 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-11-21_0556.jpg
Four people were arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase from D.C. into Prince George's County on Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman's Chronic Migraines Solved With Surprising Method]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:38:37 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008593160_1200x675_361617987805.jpg
News4's Doreen Gentzler spoke with a 28-year-old woman whose chronic migraines wouldn't go away, until she sought therapy.]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Woman Arrested Outside White House]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:35:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/April+Debois+sketch+Bill+Hennessy+20141121_163224.jpg
A 23-year-old woman was arrested for carrying an unregistered handgun near the White House late Thursday evening.

Photo Credit: Bill Hennessy]]>
<![CDATA[Emotions Still Raw From 1994 Shooting Rampage at MPD HQ]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:55:28 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1120-dc-police-hq.jpg
Though 20 years have passed since a gunman killed three people and himself at Metropolitan Police Department headquarters, some D.C. officers remember the traumatic event like it was yesterday.]]>
<![CDATA[Students Walk Out of Class Over TB Concerns]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:45:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tuberculosis1.jpg
Tuberculosis concerns at a Prince George's County high school prompted some parents to pull their children out of class Thursday while health officials tried to calm their fears.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Marion Barry Hospitalized as Precaution]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:25:41 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/marion-barry21.jpg
Marion Barry was hospitalized at Howard University Hospital Thursday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[Safety Issues Could Delay Metro's New Rail Cars]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:52:17 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*123/7000series1.jpg
The safety group that has direct oversight of Metro safety said it is concerned with the way the new 7000-series rail cars are getting their safety certification.

Photo Credit: WMATA]]>