<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Local News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usSat, 25 Mar 2017 17:54:56 -0400Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:54:56 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Woman Struck, Pinned Under Car in Alexandria Parking Lot]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:25:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_121613223.jpg
A woman was flown to a hospital Saturday after she was struck by a car and pinned underneath it in Alexandria, Virginia, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[DC's Missing Teens: What's True and What's Not]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:28:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170324+Missing+DC+Kids.jpg
An Instagram post claiming 14 girls had disappeared in D.C. over a 24-hour period went viral across social media Thursday. But that post is inaccurate.

Photo Credit: DC Police ]]>
<![CDATA[TV Ad Mistakenly Thanks Va. Rep. Comstock for Repeal of ACA]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:16:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2017-03-25_0806.png
One of those featured in the ads bought by the American Action Network PAC, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., was U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.).

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<![CDATA[13 Famous Maryland Natives in Honor of Maryland Day]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:55:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/FrederickDouglass.jpg
Feeling some state pride on Maryland Day? Check out this list of 13 famous Maryland natives.

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<![CDATA[Redskins QB, Wife Celebrate Baby Announcement on Instagram]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:45:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/188*120/2017-03-25_0942.png
An Instagram video by the couple revealed the sex of their expectant baby.

Photo Credit: Instagram of kirk.cousins]]>
<![CDATA[13 Spots to View Cherry Blossoms (Minus the Crowds)]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:08:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/163*120/cms736.jpg
When the cherry blossoms bloom, you can expect to face crowds of thousands who gather at the Tidal Basin each year to check them out. Maneuvering through traffic and trying to get a good view can be quite...

Photo Credit: Legendary Homes]]>
<![CDATA[Community Shred Set for March 25]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:15:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NewShredLogo.jpg
NBC4's next Community Shred is scheduled for March 25 at Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus.]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Maryland Father Killed 2 Daughters, Shot Wife]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:40:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/032417+laila+goodwin+carlton+goodwin.jpg
Two children died and their mother is seriously hurt after the father of the family opened fire Thursday night in Charles County, Maryland, police say.
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<![CDATA[More Person-of-Interest Photos Released in Killing of Artist]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:40:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NE+Murder+Person+of+Interest.jpg
A woman was found bound and stabbed to death inside a rowhouse in Northeast Washington Tuesday afternoon, days after she was last seen at the art school where she worked.

Photo Credit: Metropolitan Police Department
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<![CDATA[DC Instagrammers Meet Up to Help Animals Saturday]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:17:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/229*120/20170324+IGDC.jpg
D.C.-area Instagram users will come together for a good cause Saturday.

Photo Credit: @IGDC
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<![CDATA[Hundreds Attend Vigil for Murdered College Student]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:39:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018215405_1200x675_906201667932.jpg
A community remembered the life of Ayana McAllister. News4’s Darcy Spencer spoke to family and friends of the young woman who was murdered in Northeast D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:06:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-483607599-%281%29.jpg
Celebrate spring with the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival

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<![CDATA[Program Drastically Reduces 911 Calls in Prince George's Co.]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:40:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Robin+Dickerson.jpg
Robin Dickerson says she felt helpless after having two knee replacements.

Photo Credit: NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Senate Votes in Favor of Letting Internet Service Providers Sell User Data]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:29:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018214835_1200x675_906075203817.jpg
The Senate voted late Thursday night to let internet service providers sell user data without permission. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan has the latest developments.]]>
<![CDATA[7 Family Members Narrowly Escape Fire in Woodbridge]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:17:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Woodbridge+Fire1.jpg
Flames erupted at the home in the 11200 block of Ramrod Road about 2:30 a.m. Friday.

Photo Credit: Prince William County Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[NBC4 Responds Gets More Than $1.1M Back for Consumers]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:49:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018210086_1200x675_906055747720.jpg
From a woman charged for flights she never booked to a number of people who paid thousands for medical equipment and never received it NBC4 Responds is getting results. Susan Hogan reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Arlington Neighbors Concerned Over Signs on 'Poisoned' House]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:34:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170324+Poison+House.jpg
This house in Arlington, Virgina has been abandoned for nearly two decades. On it are signs, visible from the street and from neighbors' windows, that read, "Stay away from my poisoned house.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Council Holds Confirmation Hearing on Newsham]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:19:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Newsham.jpg
The D.C. Council held the last of three public hearings Friday to hear testimony on Mayor Muriel Bowser’s nominee to lead the Metropolitan Police Department, Acting Chief Peter Newsham.]]>
<![CDATA['Almost Unspeakable': Mourning After Md. Baby Killed by Dog]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:55:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Calvert_County_Sheriff.jpg
Leaders in Calvert County, Maryland, say their community is heartbroken after a baby boy was killed by the family's dog.

Photo Credit: NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Robot Allows Boy With Degenerative Disease to Go to School]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:10:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Max+Robot.jpg
Despite a degenerative disease that makes going to school a life-threatening situation, a 3-year-old Maryland boy attends classes every day thanks to technology.

Photo Credit: NBCWashington]]>
<![CDATA[Police: 19-Year-Old Killed 17-Year-Old After Family Dispute]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:21:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tyseanlipford.jpg
A 19-year-old man has been charged with killing his daughter's teenage uncle in the teen's own bedroom in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Photo Credit: Montgomery County Police]]>
<![CDATA[Meet the Astronaut With the US Record for Most Time in Space]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:16:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018209794_1200x675_905767491857.jpg
Astronaut Jeff Williams talks to News4's Erika Gonzalez about his 534 days in space, his experience building the International Space Station and his stunning photos of America's national parks.]]>
<![CDATA[DC-Area Teens to Compete in Youth Slam Poetry Competition]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:03:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018209574_1200x675_905690179925.jpg
Young slam poets in the D.C. area will compete on Saturday for a title. News4's Aimee Cho got a preview of the writers' rhymes. Click here for more information, or click here to register.]]>
<![CDATA[Spring is Kitten Season and Shelters are Flooded]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:01:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018209804_1200x675_905762883642.jpg
With spring comes kitten season. More kittens are born this time of year and shelters get crowded. Stephanie Shain of the Humane Rescue Alliance is in the studio with News4's Sheena Parveen to talk about...]]>
<![CDATA[Man From Bowie Killed While Working in Florida]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:01:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Teddy+Brown.jpg
A man from Bowie, Maryland, man was killed in Florida after traveling there to work as food vendor during the "Jazz In The Gardens" music festival. News4's Meagan Fitzgerald spoke with Theodore Brown's...]]>
<![CDATA[Park Police Recover 2 Stolen Presidential Seals]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:29:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Presidential+Seal.+2374.jpg
Two missing presidential seals were recovered from the home of a D.C. man.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Local Families Concerned About Possible Health Care Changes]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:09:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC+Woman.jpg
A D.C. woman who takes care of her son with cystic fibrosis says she worries about how her family's healthcare coverage would change under the proposed Republican Health Care bill. "This is something I]]>
<![CDATA[Students Sow the Seeds of Peace at Summer Camp]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:56:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018201775_1200x675_905136707581.jpg
High school students spend two weeks in the summer coming up with ideas on how to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems at the Seeds of Peace summer camp in Maine. Barbara Harrison reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Officer Charged With Assaulting Spitting Suspect]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:54:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Prince_George%27s_County_Police.jpg
A Prince George's County police officer allegedly struck a suspect twice to retaliate after the man allegedly spit on him.]]>
<![CDATA[Crime-Fighting App Shows Results in Fairfax Neighborhoods]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:26:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018201530_1200x675_905102403879.jpg
A new crime fighting tool has been recognized in Fairfax County, Virginia. It's called the Nextdoor app. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports more people are signing up for the app in Fairfax...]]>
<![CDATA[FCC Cracks Down on Robocalls]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:29:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018201621_1200x675_905129539520.jpg
The FCC proposed new rules to allow carriers to block spoofed caller ID numbers and empower providers to block spoofed robocalls when the spoofed caller ID cannot possibly be valid, including numbers that...]]>
<![CDATA[Accessibility Company Fails to Deliver for Several Customers]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:05:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018201585_1200x675_905103939878.jpg
After NBC4 Responds reported on a company that failed to deliver a stairlift for a man before his death, four more people have reported the company repeatedly missed deadlines after they paid thousands...]]>
<![CDATA[Emotions Run High at Valor Awards in Prince William County]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:23:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/218*120/Ashley_Guindon1.jpg
Prince William County's Valor Awards are both heartwarming and heartbreaking. This year, the awards ceremony was dedicated to Officer Ashley Guindon, who was shot and killed on her first day on the job. Northern]]>
<![CDATA[Relief on the Way to Flood Prone Huntington in Fairfax County]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:04:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018201549_1200x675_905096771519.jpg
Ground was broken Thursday for a new levee and pumping station to avert flooding in the Huntington area of Fairfax County.]]>
<![CDATA[Art Community 'Devastated' by DC Killing of Corrina Mehiel]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:29:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/032317+mel+chin.jpg
The artist who was the last person to see Corrina Mehiel alive before she was found dead in Northeast D.C. spoke on Thursday about her spark. "To the person who did this to her: you are too late.

Photo Credit: NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest in Cold Case Sex Assaults Near Georgetown University]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:51:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/handcuffs14.jpg
More than a decade after a man awoke two strangers in their own homes and sexually assaulted them, police have made an arrest.]]>
<![CDATA[Jaffe Report: DC Gun Laws Must Be Stiffer]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:55:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16340258437479-Comet-Ping-Pong-Gunman.jpg
Depending on his plea deal, it's possible that the Comet Ping Pong shooter could legally be able to own guns again. That possibility must be taken off the table.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Pr. George's Officer Drove Drunk, Crashed Patrol Car]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:55:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/032317+prince+george%27s+officer+crash.jpg
A police officer in Prince George's County, Maryland, drove drunk and crashed his patrol car early Thursday, his own police department said.

Photo Credit: NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Boy Dies After Dog Attacks Him in Calvert County]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:08:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_121613223.jpg
An 8-month-old baby boy has died Thursday after a dog attacked him, police in Calvert County, Maryland say.]]>
<![CDATA[Puppies Everywhere! Celebrating National Puppy Day]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:37:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/national-puppy-day-2017.jpg
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<![CDATA[John Thompson III Out at Georgetown]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:13:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-632411596.jpg
Georgetown University has parted ways with John Thompson III after he spent 13 years in charge of the Hoyas.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[DC Police Sued Over Inauguration Day Arrest Records]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:38:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/012317+peter+newsham.jpg
D.C. police and acting Chief Peter Newsham are being sued over the arrests of protesters on Inauguration Day.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, 17, Has Been Missing Since February, Police Say]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:47:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/demetria+carthens.jpg
Police in D.C. are searching for a 17-year-old girl who has been missing for over a month and a half.]]>