<![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 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 08:28:59 -0400 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 08:28:59 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Area Schools Participate in 'Walk to School Day']]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 06:20:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Allentown_High_School.jpg
Instead of grabbing your car keys Wednesday, grab your jacket and walk your student to school. Wednesday marks the 18th annual International Walk to School Day. News4's Molette Green is live in Montgomery County...

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<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: The Return of Vince Gray?]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 05:42:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/vincentgrayclose1.jpg
Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, who lost his re-election bid last year, is said to be thinking seriously about trying to revive his political career.

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<![CDATA[Woman, 53, Reported Missing in Manassas]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 05:32:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/penny+wolfe.jpg
Prince William County Police are searching for a 53-year-old woman who was reported missing in Manassas.]]>
<![CDATA[Making ADHD Your 'Superpower']]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:44:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/100615+matt+curry.jpg
Experts say an attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder diagnosis can be an asset, not be a problem. "I've succeeded in life because of my ADD, not in spite of it," local entrepreneur Matt Curry says.]]>
<![CDATA[$17 a Day? Drivers Sound Off on I-66 Toll Plan]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:34:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/100615+i+66.jpg
Virginia drivers could pay as much as a car payment to drive to and from work on I-66. News4's Derrick Ward explains what Virginia Department of Transportation is proposing.]]>
<![CDATA[Meet Your Street: Tunlaw Road]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:46:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012167775_1200x675_539782723542.jpg
In this edition of 'Meet Your Street': The unusual way that Tunlaw Road got its name. News4's Melissa Mollet reports.]]>
<![CDATA[1-Year Anniversary of Same-Sex Marriage in Va.]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 05:13:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012167675_1200x675_539755075781.jpg
Northern Virginia bureau chief Julie Carey talks with one of the first same-sex couples to get married in Virginia when it became legal, one year ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Killed on Way to Store in Northeast D.C.]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:18:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/100615+dc+shooting+scene.jpg
Muhammad Washington, 20, was shot about 11:40 a.m. on the 600 block of 42nd Street NE, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Va. Campaign Staffer to Appear in Court on Fraud Charges]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:31:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151005+Lynn+Miller.jpg
A Virginia businesswoman charged with fraud and accused of ripping off a powerful state senator is scheduled to appear in federal court Oct. 15th for a plea hearing.]]>
<![CDATA[Montgomery County Bans Pesticides on Residential Lawns]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:04:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151006+Pesticide+Ban.jpg
Montgomery County has banned the use of pesticides on residential lawns -- the strongest regulation of lawn pesticides in the country.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Attacked by Two Pit Bulls in D.C.]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:20:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-10-06_1753.jpg
A man was mauled by two dogs Tuesday afternoon in the 1100 block of Congress St. SE. "He was just screaming," a neighbor said. The victim was rushed to a hospital.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Boy Shot, Wounded in Waldorf by Attackers Who Stole His Bike]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 22:24:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/100615+waldorf+shooting+scene.jpg
A 17-year-old old boy riding his BMX bike on a path in suburban Maryland Tuesday afternoon was shot in the leg and had his bike stolen by two attackers.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Pushed Into Bushes, Sexually Assaulted in Arlington]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 22:03:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2015-10-06_0655_001.png
A woman was sexually assaulted this weekend in Arlington, Virginia in the ninth attack on a woman in the area since late July.
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<![CDATA[Patient Who Died After Clash With Hospital Guards ID'd]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:25:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/100515+medstar+hospital.jpg
A patient at MedStar Washington Hospital Center died last week after a struggle with two security guards, officials said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Council OKs Outsourcing Some Calls to 3rd-Party Ambulances]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:31:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-09-29_1441.jpg
The D.C. Council has approved a plan to outsource lower-priority Fire & EMS transports to a third-party ambulance service.

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<![CDATA[Charges Against Uber Driver Dismissed]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:34:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/asfaw-mengistu.jpg
Charges were dismissed Tuesday against an Uber driver who had been accused of groping a passenger after driving her and a friend home in northern Virginia. The driver, Mengistu Asfaw, had insisted from the start...

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<![CDATA[Repair Delays Leave Outer Loop Rough, Bumpy]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:32:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/212*120/2015-10-06_1231.png
Some drivers in Northern Virginia are in for a rough and bumpy ride after severe weather delayed repairs on a stretch of the outer loop. News4's Kristin Wright has more on what's going on between the American...]]>
<![CDATA[Pr. William Co. Man Made Threat Against VCU: PD]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:56:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/nathanial+brache.jpg
A Prince William County man is behind bars after police say he made a threat against Virginia Commonwealth University.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Shot, Killed in Forestville Gas Station]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:50:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/100515+gas+station+shooting.jpg
A man was gunned down inside a Forestville, Maryland gas station Monday night in what police believe was a targeted attack.]]>
<![CDATA[Fantasy Football: Game of Skill or Chance?]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 23:50:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/100515+fantasy+football.jpg
The debate is heating up over whether fantasy sports should be considered a form of gambling. News4's Jim Handly speaks with people who place wagers and a gambling addiction specialist.]]>
<![CDATA[Officer Saves Baby Off Md. Highway]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:02:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/100515+kenzlee+Mae+Cushman.jpg
A baby had a seizure on a Maryland highway Sunday afternoon and a Montgomery County police officer was able to save her life.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Whose Car Plowed Into Building Also Shot]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:52:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2015-10-04_0912.png
A car hit an apartment building in District Heights, Maryland, late Saturday night -- but the driver, who died, appears to have suffered a gunshot wound before the crash.]]>
<![CDATA[Body Cameras to Be Tested in Montgomery County Schools]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:29:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/100515+body+cameras.jpg
Three school resource officers in Montgomery County soon will be able to turn on their body cameras, officials said Monday about a pilot program. News4's Derrick Ward reports on the use of the cameras and...]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Cuts Income Taxes for Those Earning Less Than $500K]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:16:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012150915_1200x675_538950211748.jpg
Residents who make less than $500,000 per year can expect to see a drop of as much as 34 percent in their income taxes. Residents who make more can expect to see a hike in the taxes they owe.]]>
<![CDATA[Crash Zones: Mapping the District's Bike Crashes]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:02:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151005+Bike+Map.jpg
The News4 I-Team mapped more than 1600 accidents between motor vehicles and bikes in the District since 2013 using Metropolitan Police Department records
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<![CDATA[Jingle Ball Lineup Stars Demi Lovato, 5 Seconds of Summer]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 18:11:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-489192152.jpg
HOT 99.5 has revealed a star-studded lineup for its annual Jingle Ball concert that also includes Shawn Mendes, Zedd, Tove Lo, Charlie Puth and more.

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<![CDATA[D.C. Hospital Patient Dies After Clash With Guards]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:22:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/100515+medstar+hospital.jpg
A patient at MedStar Washington Hospital Center died last week after a struggle with two security guards, officials said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Accused of Shooting at Offices Worked at 1 Company: Docs]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:56:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/092915+matthew+malacarne.jpg
A Virginia man accused of shooting into Herndon office buildings worked for one of the companies he's accused of shooting at, court documents reveal. The documents also claim the suspect, 29-year-old Matthew...]]>
<![CDATA[Prosecutors: Woman Took $600K From Campaign of Va. Senator]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:37:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151005+Lynn+Miller.jpg
A Fairfax businesswoman has been charged with fraud after federal prosecutors say she stole more than $600,000 from the campaign of Virginia's Senate minority leader.

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<![CDATA[Departing Nats, Zimmermann Sends Heartfelt Message]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:35:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151005+Jordan+Zimmermann.jpg
Jordan Zimmermann, the Washington Nationals' All-Star pitcher who is entering free agency, says he won't be back to the Nats -- but he had a heartfelt message to fans as he left.

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<![CDATA[LinkedIn to Pay Users Up to $1,500 to Settle Suit]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:17:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/linkedin+new.jpg
The networking site LinkedIn announced Friday it will pay some of its users up to $1,500 each to settle a $13 million lawsuit regarding one of the website's services. The lawsuit targeted LinkedIn's "Add...]]>
<![CDATA[Military Rd. Lane Closures May Cause Delays]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:16:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012141624_1200x675_538530883648.jpg
If Military Road is a part of your commute, you may be in for a month of delays. Rolling lane closures begin Monday. News4's Kristin Wright has more on what's shutting the lanes down.]]>
<![CDATA[Daily Metro Ridership Drop 5 Percent in 5 Years]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:42:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Metro-weekday-boarding.jpg
Daily Metrorail ridership has dropped five percent over the past five years, and the news could spell trouble for Metro, which depends on the rail system for the majority of its revenue.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C.-Bound Amtrak Train Derails in Vt.]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:17:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012146375_1200x675_538707011933.jpg
Emergency crews are on the scene of a train derailment outside Montpelier, Vermont. At least four people were injured, Montpelier Fire Department representative Lt. Dana Huoppi told NBC News.]]>
<![CDATA[Police ID Man Found Dead on Fairfax Co. St.]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:06:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic23.jpg
Police have identified the man found dead in the middle of a Fairfax County street.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged in 3 Alexandria Murders to Go on Trial]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 08:52:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151001+Charles+Severance+in+Court.jpg
The trial for the man accused of killing three Alexandria residents over a 10-year span will begin Monday.]]>