<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Local News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:14:26 -0400Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:14:26 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Watch Out! 'ICEBERGS' Coming to Nat'l Building Museum]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:30:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/240*120/03102016_iceberg.jpg
Last summer, the National Building Museum brought the beach to D.C. But this year, ICEBERGS will be taking over the Great Hall starting in July.

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<![CDATA[DC Twins Take Fighting Off Street, Find Focus in the Ring]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:32:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Lamar+and+Lamont+Odoms.jpg
Growing up in D.C.'s Ward 8, Lamar and Lamont Odoms became fighters before they wanted to. Now at age 14, they're showing promise in the ring. Jason Pugh reports.

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<![CDATA[Pepco Wants to Increase Rates for DC Residents]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:27:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Pepco+sign+generic.jpg
The request for an $85.5 million rate increase comes just three months after the Pepco-Exelon merger was approved.

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<![CDATA[Fairfax Co. Schools, Parents Locked in Transgender Debate]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:41:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015267552_1200x675_716482115999.jpg
Another battle in the contentious transgender debate at Fairfax County schools emerged at a school board meeting on Thursday night even though it wasn’t on the agenda. News 4’s Chris Lawrence reports the...]]>
<![CDATA[2 Critically Injured in Crash on I-95 South in Howard County]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:29:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/HowardCoCrash.jpg
Traffic was backed up for miles on the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Howard County, Maryland, after a crash that critically injured two people, fire officials say.

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<![CDATA[Security Stepped Up for July 4th Celebrations in DC]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:53:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/Fireworks_002.png
U.S. Park Police addressed concerns over security leading up to D.C.'s Independence Day festivities. News4's Kristin Wright reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Milestone Reached in Historic School Renovation]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:31:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015266609_1200x675_716308547694.jpg
Foundation work is completed on the Ashburn Colored School renovation.]]>
<![CDATA[Pedestrian Hit as Montgomery County Announces Safety Initiative]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:12:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015266832_1200x675_716350019507.jpg
A pedestrian was hit in Wheaton, Maryland, Thursday as Montgomery County police announced an initiative to remind pedestrians and drivers to be alert. News4's Adam Tuss reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Computers Intended for Schools Stolen in Fraud Schemes]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:08:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Computers+for+Learning+generic.jpg
Federal investigators stopped a series of schemes to fleece a federal government program that provides free computers to public schools.

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<![CDATA[Ex-DC Councilman Gets Back Stolen Bike]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:09:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/brompton1.jpg
The director of the District's environmental department got his stolen bike back after the thief tried to sell it and the would-be buyer recognized it from social media posts and told police, according to...

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<![CDATA[Store Delivers Wrong Furniture to MD Woman Twice]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:52:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Cheryl+Speed+Sitting+on+Her+Floor.jpg
NBC4 Responds investigates three consumer complaints against a furniture store.

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<![CDATA[Vet Becomes Homeowner After Decades on Streets]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:37:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Jiggetts.jpg
A Vietnam War veteran who spent 30 years on the streets is now a homeowner thanks to a shelter in D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[McAuliffe Personally Delivers Ex-Felon His New Voting Rights]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:21:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/McAuliffe2.jpg
Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports on Gov. Terry McAuliffe's push for felon voting rights before the state Supreme Court hears the case.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Arrested in 3 Shooting Deaths at Md. Home]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:50:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Lawrence+Sylvester+Rogers+Jr.jpg
Police arrested a suspect in the shooting deaths of three people inside a Maryland home.

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<![CDATA[Metro Service Restored After Gas Leak]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:01:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151008+Metro+Generic1.jpg
Metrorail service was suspended for about an hour Thursday on a segment of the Red Line after a gas leak was reported.]]>
<![CDATA[Active Shooter Report at Joint Base Andrews Unfounded]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:41:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/202*120/2016-06-30_1014.png
Joint Base Andrews was locked down for nearly three hours Thursday after someone mistook a security exercise for an actual threat, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Capitol Hill Neighbors Fired Up About Gun Violence]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:43:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015251987_1200x675_715741251664.jpg
News4's Jackie Bensen reports on a heated meeting between DC Police and people in the Hill East neighborhood]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Shot to Death in NE DC]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:59:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/2016-06-30_0529.png
A man was shot to death in Northeast Washington Wednesday night, and now police are looking for his killer.]]>
<![CDATA[Blackberry Delight Celebrates One of Nature's Sweetest Treats]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:37:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015262404_1200x675_716057155542.jpg
July is peak blackberry season, and you can celebrate with a trip to Blackberry Delight at Shenandoah National Park]]>
<![CDATA[DC Schools Chancellor to Step Down This Fall]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:00:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/041916+kaya+henderson.jpg
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson will step down this fall, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Wednesday.

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<![CDATA["She's Gonna Win": Vice President Biden on the Presidential Election]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:48:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015250825_1200x675_715533891567.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden, at the end of an interview on his "moonshot" cancer summit in D.C. Wednesday, also shared his thoughts on the presidential election.]]>
<![CDATA[Dulles Airport Ramps Up Security After Istanbul Terror Attack]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:04:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015250911_1200x675_715547203698.jpg
News4's Chris Gordon saw additional security measures at Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, a day after the terror attacks at an airport in Istanbul.]]>
<![CDATA[National Anthem Performance Stuns Lincoln Memorial Crowd]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:33:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062916+national+anthem.jpg
A school principal recently stunned visitors to the Lincoln Memorial with her powerful rendition of the national anthem.

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<![CDATA[Virginia Family 'Enraged' After Trump Sign Vandalized]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:43:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TrumpCountry.jpg
A group of young Trump supporters in Haymarket, Virginia, say they are angry but determined after a sign they made supporting the presumptive Republican nominee was vandalized.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Court Commissioner Convicted of Soliciting Sex From Teen Boy]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:05:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062916+ex+moco+court+commissioner.jpg
A former employee of the Montgomery County, Maryland, court system was convicted Wednesday of using the gay dating app Grindr to solicit sex from an undercover officer he thought was a 15-year-old boy.

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<![CDATA[Talk Around Town: Freddie Gray, Jesse Williams and Walter Fauntroy]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:23:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/JesseWilliamsBETAwards_728837860842.jpg
WHUR's Troy Johnson and News4's Pat Lawson Muse discuss the Freddie Gray case, Jesse Williams' BET speech and civil rights activist and former D.C. Congressman Walter Fauntroy's bad check charge.

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<![CDATA[Parents: Caregiver Ripped Out Chunk of Toddler's Hair]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:51:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Child9.jpg
"It was disturbing, like, all I could do was get upset and just cry," said the child's mother.]]>
<![CDATA[Pregnant Woman Says Metro Refused to Let Her Use Bathroom]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:21:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062916+metro+bathroom+woman.jpg
A Maryland woman who is five-months pregnant desperately needed to use a bathroom before she got on a Metro train-- but she says an employee told her no.

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<![CDATA[Have You Seen Me? Search Continues for Missing People]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:55:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/missing+people.jpg
Have you seen them? Here are some of their stories profiled on the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System and the Black and Missing Foundation's website:

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<![CDATA['Hit the Share Button': Md. Sisters-In-Law Find the Missing]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:53:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/black+and+missing+foundation.jpg
Tamika Huston disappeared in 2004. Huston's body was eventually found and an acquaintance was charged with her murder, but the lack of coverage her case received never left two women living miles away in...

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<![CDATA[AU Under Federal Probe for Handling of Sex Assault Case]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:49:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AU+flag.jpg
The federal education department launched an investigation this week into how American University handled a report of a sexual assault by a student.]]>
<![CDATA[Freddie Gray Case: 3 Officers File Motions to Dismiss]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:56:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/officers_freddie_gray.jpg
Three officers poised to stand trial in the case of a 25-year-old black man who died after his neck was broken in police custody are asking for their cases to be dismissed.

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<![CDATA[Ex-School Aide Indicted on 270 Counts in Sex Abuse Case]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:12:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Deonte+Carraway+Look+N.jpg
A former Maryland school aide has been indicted on hundreds of charges following allegations he sexually abused students at a Prince George's County elementary school.

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<![CDATA[Missing 18-Year-Old Man Found Safe]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:40:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Delano+Munoz+Whatts.jpg
A missing 18-year-old Bethesda man has been found safe, Montgomery County police say.

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<![CDATA[Some US Airports Increase Security After Istanbul Bombing]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 06:47:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015239813_1200x675_715033667750.jpg
Explosions rocked Turkey's largest airport Tuesday night, killing at least three dozen people and wounding scores more in what appeared to be a coordinated terror attack, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: The Car…No Longer Never Wrong ]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:53:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bike-Lane-Generic-2015.jpg
The D.C. Council was set to vote Tuesday on a bill that would give cyclists and pedestrians more power to sue for damages should they be in a wreck with motorized vehicles. But Ward 5 Council member Kenyan...]]>
<![CDATA[Travelers to Turkey Voice Concerns, Determination]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:34:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/turkGetty-543491412.jpg
As officials continue to seek answers into the Istanbul airport explosions, travelers are keeping a wary and watchful eye as they head to Turkey.

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<![CDATA[Testing No-Fly Drones for Deliveries in D.C.]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:36:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/212*120/2016-06-28_2237.png
It is the first time ground drones, which look like picnic coolers on wheels, have been approved for testing anywhere in the United States.]]>