<![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-usTue, 03 May 2016 21:51:34 -0400Tue, 03 May 2016 21:51:34 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Is Your Car Covered for Storm Damage?]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 21:08:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Hail+in+Parking+Lot+0502.jpg
If you have comprehensive insurance, your car should be covered from any damages from hail and flooding due to Monday night's storms. Consumer reporter Susan Hogan explains.

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<![CDATA[Rims, Oversized Tires Stolen from Trucks, Minivans]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 21:00:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/police+car+siren.jpg
Most of the incidents have occurred in the Ashburn and Broadlands areas with similar thefts also reported in Sterling and Lansdowne.

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<![CDATA[How to Protect Your Home Before a Storm]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 20:22:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014590579_1200x675_678810179626.jpg
Work is underway to fix homes several homes in Prince George's County after trees fell on them during Monday night's storms. Emergency crews say sometimes damage is inevitable, but there are also things you can...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Shot in NW D.C.]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 20:09:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014590453_1200x675_678789699686.jpg
A man was shot multiple times in the Petworth neighborhood in northwest D.C., News4's Jackie Bensen reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Accused Killer's Mother Testifies in Grace Mann Murder Trial]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 19:56:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Steven+Vander+Briel+and+Grace+Mann.jpg
The mother of a man accused of killing a popular University of Mary Washington student activist last year took the stand for the defense Tuesday to explain her text messages with her son that day and describe...]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Hijacking Raises Questions About Bus Driver Safety]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 19:20:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/050316+bus+driver+guard+segraves.jpg
Fewer than one quarter of Metrobuses were equipped with shields separating them from the public as of Tuesday, a Metro representative said.

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<![CDATA[Redevelopment Plan to Change Montgomery County Neighborhood]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 19:18:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Westwood+Shopping+Center+development.jpg
The Montgomery County Council approved a plan to redevelop the site of the Westwood Shopping Center in the Westbard community.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Maxed Out Credit Cards During January Snow]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 17:03:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/generic+credit+cards.jpg
The city hired dozens of contractors to clear the snow, paying $55 million to do it. Most of the payments came from the government’s credit cards.]]>
<![CDATA[Metro to Open Early Saturday for Komen Race]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 16:30:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Susan-G-Komen-Race-for-the-.jpg
The race is a 5K starting at the National Mall. The opening ceremony begins at 7:30 a.m., and the start of the race is at 8 a.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Has Used Passenger Trains to Search for Smoke: NTSB]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 20:14:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0112-lenfant-Metro-smoke-dianne-wallace.jpg
Metro often used trains filled with passengers to look for sources of smoke or fire, according to a revelation at a federal safety hearing Tuesday into a 2015 incident that killed an Alexandria woman.

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<![CDATA[Man Hijacks Metrobus, Fatally Hits Gas Station Worker]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 19:43:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/050316+bus+crime+scene.jpg
A man attacked a Metrobus driver with a weapon and hijacked the bus Tuesday morning, D.C. police said. The hijacker then drove the bus into a gas station parking lot and struck a worker, who later died.

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<![CDATA[Ex-DC Employee Gets 4 Years for $4.4M Tax Fraud Scheme]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 14:52:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/73855278.jpg
A former employee of D.C.'s Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services was sentenced to four years in prison for stealing the identities of youth in order to file false income tax returns.

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<![CDATA[Terps Do 'Running Man Challenge' on 'Ellen' Show]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 12:53:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/050316+running+man+challenge.jpg
The University of Maryland basketball players who threw down a "running man challenge" to athletes across the country appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

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<![CDATA[Questions Linger 15 Years After Chandra Levy Slaying]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 12:26:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Chandra-AP_146851304930.jpg
Fifteen years after Washington intern Chandra Levy was killed and her body dumped in the woods, the pain of her parents is still fresh.

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<![CDATA[Va. Students Make Wheelchair for Two-Legged Goat]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 10:02:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms700.jpg
Some enterprising high school students from Virginia used a 3-D printer to create a custom wheelchair for a goat born with just two legs. WSLS' Christina Craig reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Storms Heavier Than Expected After Appearance by the Sun]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 20:53:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Future+Weather+430+pm+050316.jpg
Well, the sun made an unexpected appearance after all, Tuesday, and that contributed to stronger storms than previously expected, according to Storm Team4.

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<![CDATA[Wellness Week: Vitamins, Nutrients You May Be Missing]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 06:51:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014578923_1200x675_678378051641.jpg
There are some vitamins and minerals that are critical to good health, but you may not be getting enough of them in your daily diet. Here's a look at one of the nutrients you may be missing.]]>
<![CDATA[Severe Storms Leave Damage Across Parts of DC]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 07:07:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc+storm+damage.jpg
Severe thunderstorms, including one that prompted a tornado warning in Maryland, tore through the D.C. area Monday night, leaving flooding and damage in some parts of the region.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Shot to Death in Dumfries]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 16:05:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/police-stock-breaking-119818994.jpg
Prince William County police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Dumfries, Virginia.

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<![CDATA[World War II Vet Gets a Hero's Sendoff]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 05:31:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2016-05-03_1026.jpg
He had no wife, no kids, and lived alone until his death in December. But News4's Jackie Bensen reports World War II veteran Andrew Moore got a hero's sendoff with a proper burial at Arlington National Cemetery....]]>
<![CDATA[Pens Beat Caps 3-2, Lead Series 2-1]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 23:25:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/183*120/527394102.jpg
Alex Ovechkin and Justin Williams scored for the Capitals.

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<![CDATA['Car Cloners' Create Fake VINs to Hide Stolen Vehicles]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 10:17:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Car+Cloning+Arrest.jpg
More than 1,000 cars, including a set of luxury vehicles in Maryland and Virginia, have been stolen by suspected “car cloners” in the past six years, according to a review of FBI and police reports by the News4...

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<![CDATA[8 Out of 10 Who Ask for Higher Credit Limit Receive It: Survey]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 21:50:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014574214_1200x675_678168131976.jpg
A survey by Bankrate found almost eight out of 10 people who ask for their credit limit to be raised are granted it, but only 28 percent ask. Consumer reporter Susan Hogan says a higher limit can help your...]]>
<![CDATA[$13K Bathtub Bought With Fake Credit Card in MD]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 21:14:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/13000+Dollar+Bathtub.jpg
A man used a fake credit card and identification to steal a designer bathtub that normally retails for $13,000, Montgomery County Police said. Pat Collins reports from Bethesda.

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<![CDATA[DC Residents Get Rebates for Installing Security Cameras]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 18:42:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/050216+security+camera+surveillance+camera.jpg
A new program in D.C. helps pay for residents and business owners to buy surveillance cameras -- if they register them with the District to help catch criminals.

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<![CDATA[Lot Owners Promise Criminal Complaint After Cemetery's Board Meeting]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 20:39:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Mount+Olivet+Cemetery+Aerial.jpg
Lot owners say they’re unhappy with Mount Olivet Cemetery’s board of directors after it refused to answer questions following the News4 I-Team’s investigation into the cemetery’s finances.

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<![CDATA[1st-Degree Murder Charge in Death of Pregnant School Bus Driver]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 17:25:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/takoma+park+stabbing.jpg
The suspect who police say killed a pregnant Montgomery County school bus driver is now facing a first-degree murder charge in her death.]]>
<![CDATA[Sprinklers Save Assisted Living Home from Serious Damage]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 21:05:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/assisted+living+fire1.jpg
The owner of the facility, Abundant Love Home located on Snowden Pond Road in Laurel, Maryland, said she was in the kitchen cooking when the frying pan caught fire.

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<![CDATA[CSX Train Derailment Caught on Video]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 21:41:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/050216+csx+train.jpg
Startling surveillance video shows the huge train cars crashing into each other and off the tracks alongside the empty Metro platform.

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<![CDATA[Severe Thunderstorms, Flooding Hammer DC Area]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 23:37:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/La+Plata+Storm+Cloud+050216.JPG.jpeg
Severe thunderstorms, including one that prompted a tornado warning in Maryland, tore through the D.C. area Monday night, causing flooding in some parts of the region.

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<![CDATA[How to Check for Skin Cancer]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 10:11:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2016-05-02_1108.jpg
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer. Roughly one in five Americans will develop it at some point. The most deadly form is melanoma, and it can start as just a small mole.]]>
<![CDATA[Emotional Testimony in Trial of Man Charged in College Student's Death]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 21:59:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Steven+Vander+Briel+and+Grace+Mann.jpg
The mother and housemate of a slain 20-year-old University of Mary Washington student gave dramatic testimony as the trial of her accused killer began Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Wrong-Way Driver Killed in Crash on Capital Beltway]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 10:25:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/2016-05-02_0554.png
A man driving the wrong way on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway was killed when he struck another vehicle in Fairfax County, Virginia, early Monday morning.
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<![CDATA[Man Arrested After Police Chase in DC, Montgomery County]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 22:33:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ParkPoliceCar.jpg
A man has been arrested after police say he led them on a chase through the District into Montgomery County on Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[CSX Train Derailment in D.C.]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 08:36:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/firedepartment3.jpg


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<![CDATA[MARC Riders Can Expect Major Delays on Brunswick Line Monday]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 05:38:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/marc-train1.jpg
MARC passengers should expect "major service disruptions" on the Brunswick Line Monday after a freight train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed in D.C. Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Chlorine Tanker Photos Spark Concerns After Derailment]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 10:44:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/chloridetanker.JPG
Within just a few hours of Sunday's derailment, a resident’s pictures show at least three chlorine tanker cars moving along the Virginia Avenue corridor near L’Enfant Plaza.

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