<![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 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:49:39 -0500 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:49:39 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[National Zoo Offers Chance to Meet Bei Bei Early]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:17:37 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/240*120/Bei+Bei+11.18.jpg
The National Zoo announced Tuesday 25 lucky Instagrammers will get a sneak-peak of the cub on Dec. 19.]]>
<![CDATA["Like a Maniac": Woman Ties Up & Robs Man, 74]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:32:04 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/KENSINGTON+ROBBERY.jpg
A 74-year-old man said he thought he could have been living his "last day on Earth" after a woman broke into his home and violently restrained and threatened him before ransacking the house.]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Talk: Star-Studded National Christmas Tree Lighting]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:02:34 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP152860547728.jpg
Hot 99.5's Kane reveals which celebrities will be at this year's National Christmas Tree Lighting, as well as the top five gifts to give your coworkers this holiday season.

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<![CDATA[Jury to Be Seated Wednesday in 1st Officer Trial in Gray Case]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:07:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/William+Porter+court+sketch.jpg
Final jury selection is expected to be complete Wednesday in the trial of the first of six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, Maryland Judiciary spokeswoman Terri Charles...]]>
<![CDATA[Gun Found in Student's Backpack at Wilson High]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:58:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Gun+at+Wilson+High+School+Police+Presence+120115.jpg
A gun was found in a student's backpack at Wilson High School in Northwest D.C. Tuesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Ways to Save on Your Energy Bill This Winter]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:14:53 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012813640_1200x675_577239619932.jpg
Here are a few ways you can save on your energy bill this winter. News4's Kristin Wright has the tips you need to know.]]>
<![CDATA[Two People in Custody Following Va. Bank Robbery]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:42:48 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_542372568.jpg
Two people have been arrested following a bank robbery in the Old Town section of Alexandria.

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<![CDATA[Man Critically Injured in North Potomac House Fire]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:07:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/202*120/2015-12-01_0522.png
A man in his 20s suffered smoke inhalation and possible respiratory burns after his North Potomac home caught fire early Tuesday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Victim, 24, in USPS Crash Was Recent Grad]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 23:50:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/victim10.jpg
The young woman killed after a U.S. Postal Service tractor-trailer flipped on top of her SUV was just 24 years old and a recent college graduate.]]>
<![CDATA[Voters Could Decide Future of Alcohol Sales in Mont. Co.]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 23:08:29 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2015-11-30_2307.jpg
If you live in Montgomery County, you could ultimately have the deciding vote on how you get your beer and wine -- if State Delegate Bill Frick (D-Montgomery) gets his way. But county leaders say that same vote...]]>
<![CDATA[Neighbors Holding Bake Sale to Get Crime Data]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 23:57:57 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-11-30_2315.jpg
Some Capitol Hill residents want to know whether a "revolving door" of justice is playing a part in their neighborhood's crime problem -- but actually getting the answer will come with a daunting price]]>
<![CDATA[D.C.'s Paid Family Leave Bill on Slower Track]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:41:02 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC+Seal+at+DC+Council+generic.jpg
A proposed D.C. law that would require employers to give employees 16 weeks of paid family leave hit a snag and is no longer on the fast track for approval.

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<![CDATA[New Metro GM Faces Dismal Customer Satisfaction Survey]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:07:27 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012803761_1200x675_576696899579.jpg
Metro's new general manager, Paul Wiedefeld, walked into his first day at work to a report that shows riders are becoming increasingly frustrated with the rail system. And there are already some ideas to...]]>
<![CDATA[New Mont. Co. Law Against Predatory Towing]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 20:28:16 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-11-30_1917.jpg
A new law in Montgomery County is aimed at stopping predatory towing by banning so-called "spotters," among other requirements.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Considers 2 New Bills in Fight Against Synthetic Drugs]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 19:37:35 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Synthetic+Drugs+110415.jpg
The D.C. Council is expected to take action on legislation that will make it easier for police and prosecutors to go after people selling synthetic drugs.

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<![CDATA[Water Main Repairs to Close Lanes on Rockville Pike]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:47:04 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012798350_1200x675_576365123910.jpg
If you use Rockville Pike to get to work. you'll need to plan a new route. Starting this week, there will be lanes closures both north and southbound between the ramps to 495 and the Cedar Lane intersection.]]>
<![CDATA[Search for Jury Begins in 1st Trial in Freddie Gray's Death]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 09:26:33 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Officer+William+Porter+Stands+Before+Prospective+Jurors+Freddie+Gray+Case+113015.jpg
Seventy-five potential jurors were questioned by a judge in Baltimore Circuit Court Monday as the first trial in the death of Freddie Gray got underway.

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<![CDATA[Man Pleads Guilty to Woodbridge Student's Death]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:14:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/kawain+smalls.jpg
The man accused of killing a Woodbridge High School student entered a guilty plea Monday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Md. Officials Seeking Help to Solve 2010 Murder]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:42:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-GettyImages-141810855.jpg
Officials in Maryland are asking for the public's help in finding the person or people who killed a Calvert County woman found murdered in her car in 2010.

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<![CDATA[New Virginia Railway Express Schedule in Effect]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 07:10:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20131018+VRE+Trains.jpg
New schedules are in effect on the Virginia Railway Express, and that includes a new round-trip train on the Fredericksburg line.]]>
<![CDATA[Post-Holiday Travel Complicated by Light Rain, Crowds]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 19:37:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012788467_1200x675_576015427672.jpg
Millions of people across the country return home after the Thanksgiving holiday. News4's Derrick Ward reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Redskins Hold On to Beat Giants, 20-14]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:21:09 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/172*120/499191408.jpg
The Redskins defense forced three interceptions and QB Kirk Cousins threw for more than 300 yards as Washington beat the New York Giants 20-14.

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<![CDATA[Reports: Jordan Zimmermann Signs with Detroit]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:18:36 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*126/490744384.jpg
According to multiple reports, former Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has agreed to a contract with the Detroit Tigers.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: How Pr. George's Co. Police Train on Use of Force]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:25:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/112415+use+of+force+training+prince+georges.jpg
With the use of police force under more scrutiny than ever, one local police department is sharing the special training their officers go through to diffuse confrontations.]]>
<![CDATA[Good Samaritan Helps Rescue Family From Crash]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 00:41:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012785819_1200x675_575786563935.jpg
A good Samaritan helped rescue a Virginia family after a serious crash. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.]]>
<![CDATA[12 Hours of Hockey Benefits Kids on Ice Program]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 08:48:50 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2015-11-29_0807.png
While the game has ended, they are still accepting donations for Team Blue and Team Orange.

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<![CDATA[Five Shot Within Hour and a Half in SE D.C.]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:40:03 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151127+Shootings.jpg
Five people were shot within the span of an hour and a half in D.C. Friday night, and one man is now in critical condition.]]>
<![CDATA[Montgomery Co. Welcomes Syrian Refugee Resettlement]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 18:54:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151127+Syrian+Refugees.jpg
Montgomery County is breaking with Maryland's governor in welcoming Syrian refugees. News4's Chris Gordon reports.]]>