<![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-usSun, 29 May 2016 01:54:35 -0400Sun, 29 May 2016 01:54:35 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Metro Riders Prepare for End to Late-Night Weekend Service]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 23:45:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014869762_1200x675_694949443506.jpg
Saturday night was the last night for Metro stations to stay open until 3 a.m. as Metro prepares to take on a massive maintenance plan. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.]]>
<![CDATA[90-Year-Old Man Missing in DC]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 22:42:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WatsonBellingerBackground.jpg
A 90-year-old man is missing in D.C., police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen's Death Inspires Anti-Violence Play]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 19:55:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Play1.jpg
The death of a 15-year-old boy who was shot and killed at Deanwood Metro station earlier this year has become inspiration for a new community play about violence in our community. News4's Derrick Ward reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire at Arlington Cemetery Metro Station Causes Delays]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 17:22:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/StoppedTrain.JPG
A section of Metro's Blue Line was single-tracking Saturday after fire officials say a train's brakes were on fire at the Arlington Cemetery station.

Photo Credit: Darcy Spencer/NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Man Confronts Good Samaritans, Strikes 1 With Car]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 14:26:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_112668584.jpg
When the first officer arrived, he found one man on the ground with serious injuries and a woman who apparently attempted suicide by falling from a bridge.]]>
<![CDATA[Thunder Alley Closes DC Streets for Holiday Weekend]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 07:24:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/aGettyImages-71071941.jpg
In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures, starting Saturday, that motorists should take into consideration.

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<![CDATA[Yellow Ribbons, Fallen Warrior Cards for Mindful Memorial]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 14:10:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mindful+memorial+day.jpg
The ribbons and their attached cards will be suspended from the rafters of The Women in Military Service for America Memorial at the gates of Arlington National Cemetery.

Photo Credit: NBC4 Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Trains to Stop at Midnight Every Night]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 07:50:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-515904014.jpg
Say goodbye to late-night Metro trains on weekends.

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<![CDATA[Heat Illnesses Reported at United House of Prayer Parade]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 16:02:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/168*120/GettyImages-534467112.jpg
Four people were transported, while another 20 patients were treated at the scene.

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<![CDATA[How to Make Burger Voted Best Tasting in America]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 08:41:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014860361_1200x675_694261827961.jpg
Memorial Day is just around the corner, and that means many people will be firing up their grills this weekend. Steve Pirato with Habit Burger shares a burger recipe that was recently voted by Consumer...]]>
<![CDATA[MAP: DC Swimming Pools Open for Summer]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 08:37:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_235768540.jpg
Cannonball! Pools in the District welcomed swimmers for the season over Memorial Day weekend.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock
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<![CDATA[Arlington Police See Spike in High-Quality Fake IDs]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 08:34:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/FakeIDs.jpg
Arlington County police say more underage people are using high-quality fake IDs to buy alcohol and get into bars.]]>
<![CDATA[Maryland Dept. of Agriculture Sprays for Mosquitoes]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 08:29:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ZikaMosquitoes-AP_16127497121865.jpg
The Maryland Department of Agriculture has started deploying crews to spray communities throughout the state.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[8 Sites to Visit in Honor of Memorial Day]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 07:40:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1+Arlington+National+Cemetary+-+Getty+%282%29.jpg
Many local monuments pay tribute to the sacrifices and service of those who have served the country.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Man Took Teen From Metro, Sexually Assaulted Him, Police Say]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 07:44:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Dominick+Simons.jpg
A D.C. man is accused of robbing, kidnapping and sexually assaulting a teenage boy he abducted from a Red Line Metro station earlier this week.

Photo Credit: Metro Transit Police]]>
<![CDATA[Rolling Thunder Vets Begin Memorial Day Weekend With Vigil]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 23:36:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014866043_1200x675_694632003826.jpg
Thousands of veterans with the Rolling Thunder began this Memorial Day weekend with a candlelight vigil at the Vietnam Memorial. News4's Shomari Stone reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Sons Testify in Trial of Virginia Man Accused of Killing His Wife]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 21:17:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0730-braulio-castillo.jpg
Two young boys testified Friday in the trial of their father, a Virginia CEO accused of killing the boys’ mother and making it look like a suicide.]]>
<![CDATA[PGCPS Task Force to Release Deonte Carraway Findings]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 21:01:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Deonte+Carraway+020816.jpg
A Prince George's County Public Schools task force created to assess how to keep students safe from sexual abuse and other threats will release its findings and recommendations regarding the Deonte Carraway case...

Photo Credit: Prince George's County Police]]>
<![CDATA[Fairfax County Veterans Court Celebrates First Graduates]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 19:42:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/VeteranGrad.jpg
A new program in Fairfax County is giving veterans charged with non-violent crimes another chance. "This is my second chance in life," said Steven Daniel, a graduate of the program.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Mayor Kicks Off Pool Season]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:48:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/218*120/MayorBowser.jpg
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser took the plunge Friday to kick off summer swim season. News4's Meagan Fitzgerald reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Missing Plaque Honoring DC Veterans Found After Decades]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 15:13:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/052716+veterans+plaque.jpg
A plaque that honored D.C. employees who served in the military hung in the District's city hall building from the 1940s until the mid-1990s -- and then went missing. Thought to be lost forever, the plaque...

Photo Credit: NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Bilked High-End Stores for $1M With Fake Handbags: Prosecutors]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 13:53:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/gavel15.jpg
A federal judge ordered Praepitcha Smatsorabudh, a woman living in Arlington, jailed until she returns to court Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto]]>
<![CDATA[NBC4 Responds Saved People Thousands of Dollars This Week]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 20:56:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014865117_1200x675_694552643825.jpg
NBC4 Responds saved people thousands of dollars this week. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan takes a look back.]]>
<![CDATA[Bus Driver Caught on Video Watching TV Behind the Wheel]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 20:32:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014865081_1200x675_694541891713.jpg
A man recorded a bus driver watching TV on his phone while driving. WTOP's Neal Augenstein broke the story.]]>
<![CDATA[Md. High School Teacher Charged With Sexually Abusing Student]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:37:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/VincentMcDuffieBackground.jpg
Police charged 45-year-old Vincent McDuffie, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, with sex abuse of a minor.

Photo Credit: Prince George's County Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Fire on DC Train Tracks Stalls CSX, Amtrak and VRE Service]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 15:59:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/BridgeFire.jpg
A fire on a bridge near L'Enfant has stalled CSX, Amtrak and VRE service Friday afternoon, D.C. Fire and EMS officials say.

Photo Credit: D.C. Fire and EMS]]>
<![CDATA[6-Week-Old Kitten Rescued From Metro Tracks]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:58:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/kitten-totten-rescued-from-Metro.jpg
A six-week-old kitten was rescued from beneath the electrified third rail at the Fort Totten Metro station Friday morning, said officials from a D.C. animal shelter.

Photo Credit: WHS/WARL]]>
<![CDATA[New Documentary Explores Shaping of Human Life]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 12:39:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014860323_1200x675_694263363613.jpg
"The Beginning of Life" explores the shaping of human life in the earliest moments, days and years after birth. The film, which is presented by UNICEF, was conceived and directed by Brazilian film director...]]>
<![CDATA[Crosslines Culture Lab Blends Visual, Performing Art]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 12:32:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2016-05-27_1232.png
Looking for something to do this weekend? Crosslines Culture Lab, a new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building, opens this weekend. The cross-cultural event is a part of Asian Pacific American...]]>
<![CDATA[Va. Woman Missing for 2 Weeks, Police Say]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 10:19:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/allison+mott.jpg
Prince William County police are searching for a 30-year-old woman who has been missing for over two weeks.

Photo Credit: Prince William County Police]]>
<![CDATA[Taxi Driver Charged With Helping Friend Join ISIS Indicted]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:03:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/AP_817556148506.jpg
A 26-year-old taxi driver from Virginia was indicted Thursday for allegedly trying to help a friend join ISIS fighters.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Rolling Thunder Rides Into DC Memorial Day Weekend]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 14:02:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/3a6ce7bf1afb4187bf46eecd2bd748aa.jpg
There's a chance of rain in the forecast for Memorial Day weekend, but the sound of thunder is guaranteed.

Photo Credit: Eric Gronwaldt]]>
<![CDATA['Dancing Grandma' Shows Off Moves at Nats Park]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:01:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2016-05-27_0905.png
Virginia McLaurin, the 107-year-old grandmother who charmed President Barack Obama with her dance moves earlier this year, showed off her dance moves on the mound at National Park Thursday night.

Photo Credit: NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Longhorn Fires Up 'Grill Us' Hotline]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 05:51:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/188*120/Generic+Grill+Generic+BBQ+Generic+Steak.JPG
If you're planning to grill out this Memorial Day weekend, there's a hotline if you run into any problems.

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[Man to Serve 18 Months for Striking EMTs While Driving Drunk]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 23:35:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/BeltwayCrash2.jpg
A man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for striking and injuring two volunteer Montgomery County emergency medical technicians on the Beltway.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Files Discrimination Suit Against Fire Chiefs, Firefighters]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 05:22:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Tomasello1.jpg
A former fire investigator for the Fairfax County Fire Department has filed a lawsuit against 17 of her ex-colleagues, accusing them of bullying, sexual harassment and conspiring to get her to quit.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Stabbed at DC Central Detention Facility]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 21:32:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_145886471.jpg
Three people are being taken to the hospital after a stabbing at the DC Central Detention Facility, fire officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[MD Day Care Provider Indicted on Murder Charge]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 21:28:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Beatrice-Manning.jpg
A woman who ran an unlicensed Maryland day care was indicted in the death of 9-month-old child in her care, according to the Prince George's County state's attorney.

Photo Credit: Prince George's County Police]]>
<![CDATA[Memorial Bridge Lanes Reopen After Year of Emergency Work]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 21:06:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Arlington+Memorial+Bridge+shutterstock_90249301.jpg
After about a year of emergency repairs, two lanes on the Arlington Memorial Bridge reopened, the National Park Service said.

Photo Credit: Orhan Cam, Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[GMU Grads Bike, Jog Across America to Fight Cancer]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 20:24:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014849595_1200x675_693785155876.jpg
Two GMU grads are biking and jogging across the country to raise money to fight cancer.]]>
<![CDATA[Orange and Silver Line Riders: SafeTrack Coming in 1 Week]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 17:53:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20160527+SafeTrack+Preps.jpg
Heads up, Orange and silver line riders: Metro's massive maintenance plan is headed your way on June 4.]]>
<![CDATA[Maryland Flower Deliveryman Accused of Theft]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 19:24:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014849336_1200x675_693756995891.jpg
A worker who was supposed to deliver flowers to a home in Montgomery County is accused of stealing cash, a credit card and an iPad belonging to an 8-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. "There are potentially other]]>