<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Local News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usSat, 10 Dec 2016 21:17:40 -0500Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:17:40 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Santa Makes Special Visit to Arlington]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:15:32 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017024731_1200x675_830094403878.jpg
Santa and Rudolph danced along with some other characters in Arlington, Virginia, on Saturday. The special performance was part of a toy drive held by the Arlington County Police Department.]]>
<![CDATA[1 in Critical Condition After Fire in Hyattsville]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:59:20 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Firetruck9.jpg
Firefighters rescued two people from the apartment building, including one person who has been taken to a burn unit.

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<![CDATA[Fire Displaces Dozens of Alexandria Apartment Residents]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:17:15 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/Alexandria+Fire2.jpg
Residents in about eight to 12 apartments will not be able to go back home tonight, fire officials said.

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<![CDATA[Silver Spring Facility Offers Relief for Area Homeless]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 18:51:46 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017024602_1200x675_830038083716.jpg
A new facility opened Saturday in Silver Spring, Maryland. It will offer shelter, food and resources to many of Montgomery County's homeless. News4's Derrick Ward spoke with residents and county leaders...]]>
<![CDATA[People Brave Cold for MGM National Harbor Opening Weekend]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 18:49:47 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017024569_1200x675_830029891704.jpg
People visiting National Harbor in the hopes of going to the new MGM casino or doing their holiday shopping bundled up against the cold Saturday. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Arlington Board Approves Airbnb Regulations]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:31:16 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Airbnb7.jpg
The board voted Saturday to approve regulations requiring Airbnb hosts to apply for a newly created "accessory homestay" permit.

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<![CDATA[News4's Angie Goff Explores DC-Area Businesses Open 24/7]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:00:20 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Angie+Goff+Business.jpg
From a tire repair shop to a spa, News4's Angie Goff explores an array of D.C. area businesses that are open while most of us are sleeping.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged with Murder in Death of 16-Year-Old Girl]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 12:23:53 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Breyona+McMillian+Saeve+Evans+2.jpg
Saeve Evans, 30, turned himself in to police on Nov. 29 after he was wanted in connection to the death of Breyona McMillian, 16.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Gives Federal Workers Larger-Than-Expected Raise]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:38:41 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/120916+cash+money+generic.jpg
Many federal employees will get a small Christmas gift from President Barack Obama.Obama authorized a 2.1 percent pay raise for civilian agency employees so their raise will match that of Defense Department...

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<![CDATA[Arctic Blast: Cold, Wind Arrive; Snow in Forecast?]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:02:31 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cold+weather+dc.jpg
The cold is here for most of the week.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested, Breaks Handcuffs, Flees, Re-Arrested]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:40:10 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2016-12-10_0738.png
Officer Tyler Hunter said the man was arrested after a traffic stop for an open warrant on possession charges around 9:45 p.m. Friday. He was taken into custody to be transported to the county jail.]]>
<![CDATA[MGM National Harbor Tells Visitors to Come Another Time]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:45:28 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/MGM+Casino+Crowd.jpg
The casino reached full capacity for a second time on Friday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Pr. George's Liquor Board Chair Charged With DUI Near MGM]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:46:17 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/120916+charles+caldwell.jpg
The chair of the Prince George's County liquor board was arrested and charged with DUI Thursday night after a three-car crash outside the MGM National Harbor Casino.

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<![CDATA[DC's Carnegie Library Could Become Apple Store]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:12:23 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20161209+Carnegie+Library.jpg
The Carnegie Library, built in 1902 on K Street in D.C., is expected to become an Apple Store.]]>
<![CDATA[Maryland Rape Victim Speaks After Attacker Sentenced]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:55:18 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017022518_1200x675_829655619754.jpg
A man who attacked and raped a student six years ago at Montgomery College will spend the rest of his life behind bars. News4's Jackie Bensen spoke with the victim who explains how she has found the will...]]>
<![CDATA[Federal Report Highlights Power Safety Concerns for Metrorail]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:00:29 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Metro+Stop1.jpg
The Federal Transit Administration has released a new report recommending upgrades and improvements to the system that powers Metro trains. News4's Meagan Fitzgerald reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Arlington Board to Weigh Proposed Airbnb Permit]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:49:17 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017021741_1200x675_829465667912.jpg
Airbnb hosts in Arlington, Virginia, may soon have to apply for a permit in order to rent out rooms. News4's David Culver takes a look at the new proposed regulations and meets a couple that rents out a portion...]]>
<![CDATA[How to Winterize Your Car]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:07:27 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017021843_1200x675_829485123819.jpg
Icy temperatures are here, and you need to prepare your car. News4's Kristin Wright has tips from a local service station.]]>
<![CDATA[Loudoun CEO Gets Life in Prison for Murder of Wife]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 09:52:43 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Castillo.png
A Loudoun County CEO was sentenced Friday to life in prison plus 16 years for killing his estranged wife. He staged the mother of five's death to look like a suicide, prosecutors have said.]]>
<![CDATA[You Can See These John Glenn Artifacts in DC Museums]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:36:03 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/AP_610111057.jpg
Celebrate the life of John Glenn by taking a journey through his life and accomplishments in one of these D.C.'s museums.

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<![CDATA[Seen at MGM National Harbor's Opening Night]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:23:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/CroppedGettyImages-628684044+%281%29.jpg
Didn’t make it to the opening night of MGM National Harbor? Check out some photos of the highlights!

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<![CDATA[Military Families Say Stress of Deployment is Unsustainable]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:02:33 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017021731_1200x675_829472835626.jpg
Researchers Blue Star Families recently surveyed more than 8,300 active duty service members, family members and veterans. And 72 percent of those surveyed said the current rate of military actions is...]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Sentenced to 12 Years in Crash That Killed 3 in Md.]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:45:19 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/River+Road+Fatal+Crash+022716.jpg
Olgucan Atakoglu, of Potomac, Maryland, was driving his father's turbo-charged BMW like a bullet when he slammed into a family's car along River Road.

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<![CDATA[It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:56:44 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017021894_1200x675_829552707927.jpg
Storm Team 4's Doug Kammerer shows a display of Christmas lights in Vienna and calls for viewers to send in theirs.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC4 Responds Has Helped Consumers Recover Over $706K]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:28:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017020786_1200x675_829452355673.jpg
This week, NBC4 Responds helped consumers with issues including getting a refund for a missed cruise trip and getting a woman a working wheelchair after she was without one for seven months.]]>
<![CDATA[Trauma Survivors Reunite With Doctors, Nurses]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:26:15 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/120916+andrew+rossiello.jpg
People who survived life-threatening trauma got a chance Friday to thank the medical professionals who treated them when they needed help most.

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<![CDATA[DC Pre-School Application Opening Next Week]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:03:09 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017016471_1200x675_829162563851.jpg
Next week, parents in D.C. will be applying to enroll their children in pre-school. NBC4's Erika Gonzalez speaks with D.C. Deputy Chief of Early Education Tehani Collazo on who can apply to these programs...]]>
<![CDATA['The Nutcracker' Opens Next Week in Manassas]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:02:20 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017016555_1200x675_829168707656.jpg
The holiday classic "The Nutcracker" opens next week at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. NBC4's Barbara Harrison is joined by some of the performers of Manassas Ballet Theatre to talk about the show.]]>
<![CDATA[MGM Continues to See Crowds on 1st Full Day]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:00:28 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017016539_1200x675_829177923962.jpg
Friday is MGM National Harbor's first full day of operation, and it's still seeing all kinds of crowds. News4's Justin Finch reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump to Attend 2 Official Balls on Inauguration Night]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:31:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16342061241865.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump will attend two official inaugural balls on the night of Jan. 20, as well as the Salute to Our Armed Services Ball, the inauguration committee revealed Friday.

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<![CDATA[DC Hosts Will Earn $3.5M Inauguration Weekend, Airbnb Says]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:48:59 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TLMD-airbnb-shutterstock_425224819.jpg
Airbnb is projecting that hosts in the D.C. metro area will earn over $3.5 million in income from inauguration weekend reservations.]]>
<![CDATA[Travel Insurance Claim Denied After Cancer Diagnosis]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:06:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017007070_1200x675_828533827904.jpg
When an unexpected illness forced a Maryland couple to cancel a cruise, they were relieved to have travel insurance, but the insurance company denied a refund because of that life-threatening illness.]]>
<![CDATA[Crime Meeting in Georgetown After Recent Crimes on Women]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:57:30 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Georgetown+Waterfront+Park+Sex+Assault+101916+Sketch.jpg
Police held a crime meeting in Georgetown Wednesday night and released a sketch of a sexual assailant.

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<![CDATA[Judge Delays Redevelopment Plan for McMillan Reservoir Site ]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:27:36 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/McMillan+Reservoir.jpg
The D.C. government faced a setback Thursday for one of its major redevelopment plans.

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<![CDATA[MGM Grand Makes Major Impact on Detroit]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:13:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017007088_1200x675_828557891547.jpg
Casinos make a big difference in every community they’re in. News4’s Chris Lawrence went to Michigan to see the impact MGM Grand Detroit is making in that area.]]>
<![CDATA[Special Feature Helps Blind Couple Enjoy 'Hairspray Live!']]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:11:34 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Blind+Couple.jpg
While millions watched NBC's "Hairspray Live!" Wednesday night, Rebecca and Eric Bridges listened to the musical.]]>
<![CDATA[Pacific Boulevard Extension Opens in Ashburn]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:57:10 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017007056_1200x675_828514883932.jpg
Officials cut the ribbon on the Pacific Boulevard extension linking Gloucester Parkway with Russell Branch Parkway in Ashburn, Virginia.]]>
<![CDATA[Safest Car List Released for 2017]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:41:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017006934_1200x675_828490819931.jpg
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety just released their car safety ratings list for 2017. NBC4 Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan talks about which cars made the list.]]>
<![CDATA[Maryland Now Allows Blackjack Dealers to Hit on Soft 17]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:50:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/blackjack-generic.jpg
A News4 I-Team review of state regulations revealed a quiet but important change in the rules in recent months.

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<![CDATA[Arlington Considers Restrictions on Tow Truck Companies]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:20:02 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/120816+arlington+tow+truck.jpg
Elected officials in Arlington County are weighing proposed policies that would make it harder for tow truck companies to take away cars. News4's David Culver takes a look at the struggle between towing...

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<![CDATA[Thousands of Senior Citizens Gather for Holiday Celebration]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:16:22 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Holiday_Senior_Party.jpg
Three-thousand senior citizens came together at the D.C. Armory to celebrate the holiday season. News4's Tom Sherwood takes us inside the food, fun and festivities.]]>
<![CDATA[Maryland Police Play Santa After Catching Package Thieves]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:14:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/howardcountypackagescropped.png
Christmas was saved for many families in Maryland on Wednesday after police caught two people who they say went door to door stealing packages off doorsteps and stuffing them into a box truck.

Photo Credit: Howard County Police]]>
<![CDATA[Jaffe Report: Unrestricted Gun Ownership in DC Would Be Disaster]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:38:23 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Comet+Ping+Pong+Gunman.jpg
In the next Congress, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio intends to introduce legislation that will wipe out the District's gun laws.

Photo Credit: Jay Alvey, NBC Washington]]>