<![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-usSun, 30 Apr 2017 14:54:55 -0400Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:54:55 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Virginia]]> Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:52:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NBC4+Weather+Alert+generic+red.jpg
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Virginia as high wind gusts and possible hail head for the area.]]>
<![CDATA[Maryland Woman Shot, Killed; Police Arrest Husband]]> Sun, 30 Apr 2017 08:42:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/James+William+Harley+Jr.1.jpg
Police said Tanya Louise Harley, 34, of Lusby, Maryland, was found dead by officers around 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Photo Credit: Calvert County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Ground Search Suspended for Escaped Prisoner in Howard Co.]]> Sun, 30 Apr 2017 12:42:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/David+Watson1.jpg
A man serving time for attempted murder escaped from a Howard County hospital Friday, police say.

Photo Credit: Howard County Police Department
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<![CDATA[Teen Killed, 3 Injured in Germantown Home Shooting]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:13:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2017-04-29_0723.png
Officers arrived at a home in the 12800 block of Kitchen House Way just before 1 a.m. and found the gunshot victims inside.

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<![CDATA[Argument Turns Deadly at Fairfax County Business]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:27:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Fairfax+County+Shooting.jpg
Two men were fighting inside a building in the 5700 block of General Washington Drive in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County, police said.

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<![CDATA[Man, Vehicle Sought in Kidnapping, Attempted Sex Assault]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:27:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc-police-car4.jpg
Investigators said the victim was walking in the 1000 block of Mississippi Avenue, Southeast, when a man forced her into a vehicle and drove her to Fort Dupont Park shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Super Kids: Maryland Prodigy Being Called Next Einstein]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:11:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018600661_1200x675_931815491865.jpg
A prodigy from Silver Spring, Maryland, is being called the next Einstein. He's even taught Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson a thing or two about science.]]>
<![CDATA[Next SafeTrack Surge Will Shut Down 5 Orange Line Stations]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:58:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Metro_Train_001.jpg
Metro announced information about the final two SafeTrack surges Friday and said the next surge will shut down five Orange Line stations for nearly one month.

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<![CDATA[Social Security Wasn't Withheld From Hundreds of DC Workers]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:44:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Social+Security+Administration+GettyImages-52123754.jpg
Hundreds of current and former D.C. government employees did not have Social Security and Medicare taxes withheld from their paychecks.

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<![CDATA[Caps Fans React to Game 2 Loss]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:41:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018614757_1200x675_933006915963.jpg
Capitals fans are holding out hope after the Game 2 loss against the Penguins. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Dinner Puts Politics Aside to Bridge Gap Between Parties]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:48:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Dinner+guests1.jpg
For ages, people at odds with one another have been able to work things out over a meal. One supper purposely brought people together from different backgrounds to repair rifts in society.]]>
<![CDATA[Manhunt Continues for Escaped Prisoner; New Photo Released]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:58:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/David+Watson1.jpg
A man serving time for attempted murder escaped from a Howard County hospital Friday, police say.

Photo Credit: Howard County Police Department
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<![CDATA[Glen Echo Carousel Pumped for Park's Spring Opening]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:11:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Glen+Echo+Carousel.jpg
Expect record heat Saturday, but if you want to be outdoors, a great place to be would be under the shade of trees at Glen Echo Park. Barbara Harrison has all the excitement of the park’s Spring Opening.

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<![CDATA[Weekend Metro and Traffic Changes]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:37:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170428+Metro+and+Traffic+Weekend.jpg
Watch out for these transit and traffic issues this weekend! College Park and Greenbelt stations are closed through Saturday; shuttle buses will be available. Shuttle buses will replace the Orange and Blue Line...]]>
<![CDATA[Caps Fans #RocktheRed for Playoffs]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:53:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/2a80244fb78d4dca93c038f05bcb9fca.jpg
Share your #RocktheRed pics! Tweet them to @nbcwashington or email them to isee@nbcwashington.com.

Photo Credit: Jan Richardson]]>
<![CDATA[Superbugs: Antibiotic Resistant Infections on the Rise]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:54:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Superbugs.jpg
More than 20,000 people die every year from infections that don't respond to antibiotics. "The medicine cabinet is empty for some patients," warned the former head of the CDC.]]>
<![CDATA[1 Hurt in Shooting on Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:56:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Georgetown+Shooting1.jpg
A section of Wisconsin Avenue in the heart of D.C.'s Georgetown neighborhood is blocked off Friday night as police investigate a shooting.

Photo Credit: Shomari Stone/NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[4 Your Weekend: 'Fun Home,' LeAnn Rimes & Rita Moreno]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:38:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018608778_1200x675_932288579528.jpg
WTOP Entertainment Editor Jason Fraley fills us in on special events this weekend, including "Fun Home" at National Theatre, two events at the Kennedy Center and the new movie "The Circle."]]>
<![CDATA[Prince George's Co. School Hosts Girl Empowerment Day]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:03:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/girls_empowerment_day_capitol_heights_elementary.png
The principal, teachers and administrators sponsored the daylong event to uplift young girls.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Principal Nina Lattimore]]>
<![CDATA[High School Students Shine Despite Their Circumstances]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:27:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170428+Students.jpg
Trevor Lemaster, now a senior at Freedom High School in Loudoun County, has overcome the obstacles of playing sports with just one leg. Meanwhile, Maeov Saadee has struggled through the death of her father...]]>
<![CDATA[Family of 9 No Longer Homeless Thanks to New DC Program]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:08:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Homeless+Parents.jpg
A D.C. couple and their seven children now have a place to call home after losing everything. The family is living in an apartment as part of a new program in the District that aims to help the homeless...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Suspected of Using Children to Steal Clothes in Va.]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:46:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Shoplifting+Suspects.jpg
Zandra Smith, 26, was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly stealing from the Apple Store at the Tysons Corner Center. Police believe she may also be involved in a shoplifting incident at the mall that involved...

Photo Credit: Fairfax County Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[NBC4 Responds Has Returned Almost $1.2M to Consumers]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:29:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018609530_1200x675_932352579602.jpg
From a Maryland woman who uncovered a big issue on her gas bill to a Virginia woman whose cable company left a bunch of wires across her yard NBC4 Responds is getting results. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan...]]>
<![CDATA[Saving Human Trafficking Victims in Frederick County]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:30:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170428+Heartly+House.jpg
Human trafficking happens even in far-suburban counties, including Frederick. In that county, a non-profit group has gotten a grant to help young people who are involved in trafficking; the new, part-time human...]]>
<![CDATA[News4 Is Going #SugarFree Next Week]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:30:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_544792432.jpg
News 4 is going #SugarFree next week!

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[DC Street Art You'll Want to Post on Instagram ASAP]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:52:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc-street-art.jpg
Sure, D.C. has an extensive selection of art museums and galleries you can visit, but often you don't even need to step foot inside one to see some of the most captivating art in the city.

Photo Credit: Julie Gallagher/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Woman in Anti-Airbnb Ad Showing DC Is Actress]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:49:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Airbnb+Commercial+Actress.jpg
The woman in an anti-Airbnb ad showing Anacostia is an actress who lives in New York.
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<![CDATA[Ex-DCPS Chancellor Gave Special Treatment, Investigators Say]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:27:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/kaya+henderson.jpg
Officials at the Office of the Inspector General told the I-Team their investigation found seven instances in which Henderson "improperly used her discretion" as schools chancellor.

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<![CDATA[Broccoli City Festival Returns to DC Next Week]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:19:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018604956_1200x675_932073027767.jpg
Darryl Perkins and Marcus Allen joined NBC4's Erika Gonzalez to discuss next week's Broccoli City Festival. This festival focuses on hip-hop, trap and soul music, and healthy, sustainable living.]]>
<![CDATA[Cancer Survivor Says Fitness Helped Her Beat Leukemia]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:23:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018604903_1200x675_932067395982.jpg
Former news anchor and cancer survivor Loriana Hernandez-Adama joins NBC4's Erika Gonzalez to talk about how fitness helped her with her battle against leukimia. Hernandez-Adama started the non-profit ArmorUp...]]>
<![CDATA[Free Outdoor Movies in the DMV]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:57:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NoMa-125edited.jpg
Have you ever wanted to take in a movie while lying underneath the stars? Well, here's your chance.

Photo Credit: Shivan Sarna]]>
<![CDATA[Possible Anxiety Drug Use at DC-Area School Investigated]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:14:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018601045_1200x675_931869251948.jpg
Authorities are investigating after students at a Loudoun County school shared drinks possibly laced with a drug used to treat anxiety last week.]]>
<![CDATA[Member of Navy Killed in Md. Crash]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:07:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/police-lights-day-shutterstock_1430470311.jpg
A member of the Navy was killed in a crash in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, Friday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Running Smoothly Despite Concerns of 'Sick Out']]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:33:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/206*120/2017-04-27_11161.png
Metro says less than two dozen workers called out of work Friday morning amid concerns of a possible "sick out."]]>
<![CDATA[DC Police Investigating Damage to Police Cruiser]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:34:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018597666_1200x675_931635779537.jpg
News4's Jackie Bensen reports police are investigating after something damaged the driver's side door of a police cruiser.]]>
<![CDATA[HBCU Leaders Lobby on Capitol Hill for More Funding]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:23:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Howard_University_Founder%27s_Library_1.jpg
Leaders of historically black colleges and universities rallied together on Capitol Hill Thursday for a National Day of Action.

Photo Credit: The Washington Post/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Teacher Cleared of Sex Assault of Student Surrenders License]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:16:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Sean+Lanigan+Look+N.jpg
A Fairfax County teacher who was acquitted in a high-profile trial of illegally touching a female student has lost his teaching license and is again facing accusations of inappropriate conduct with young girls.

Photo Credit: Fairfax County
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<![CDATA[ Middle School Students Attend Pep Rally for Good Attendance]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:14:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Pep+Rally.jpg
Seventh and 8th grade students from Wirt Middle School, Andrew Jackson Academy and Massie Academy in Prince George's County, Maryland, attended a pep rally at Bowie State University as a reward for their...]]>
<![CDATA[Mother's Day Scam Claims to Offer Big Discounts]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:47:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018596978_1200x675_931509827565.jpg
Big retailers offering $50 coupons to celebrate Mother's Day would be great if it were true, but Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan has what you need to know about a fake offer that's claiming victims by the...]]>
<![CDATA[Drunk Driver Sentenced for Crash That Nearly Killed Trooper]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:05:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Trooper+Hurt+in+Crash.jpg
A drunk driver has been sentenced nearly a year after she struck a Maryland State Police trooper's cruiser. The trooper survived the brush with death, but is still recovering. News4's Chris Gordon reports on his...]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Bracing for Possible 'Sick Out']]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:42:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018597752_1200x675_931639363592.jpg
A bitter dispute between Metro management and Metro employees could mean uncertainty on the rails Friday. As News4’s Shomari Stone shows us, the fight may lead to a Metro "sick out."]]>
<![CDATA[Four Things to Know About the Draft -- Redskins Edition]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:30:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170427+Kirk+Cousins.jpg
Four things to know about the draft and the Redskins situation before the three-day event begins.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[14-Year-Old Girl Stabbed at Bus Stop in Silver Spring]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:19:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018596712_1200x675_931437635690.jpg
A 14-year-old girl is recovering after police say a 14-year-old boy stabbed her at a bus stop near a school in Montgomery County, Maryland. News4’s Jackie Bensen reports.]]>