<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Local News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:15:16 -0500 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:15:16 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[No Snow; Heavy Rain, Wind for Christmas Eve]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:14:35 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/173*120/white+christmas1.jpg
While the prospects of a white Christmas is not that great, the potential for a very soggy holiday is looming.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Shot, Killed in Marlow Heights Warehouse]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:08:44 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_policelights46.jpg
Prince George's County police say the body of a man was found in a Temple Hills home Friday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands of Drivers Misusing Handicapped Parking Placards]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:27:23 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Maryland+Handicapped+Parking+Placards.jpg
More than 3,000 drivers in Washington, D.C., suburbs have been ticketed for misusing handicapped parking placards since 2012, including some trying to score better parking spots at popular malls and shopping...

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<![CDATA[Nats Park Transforms for Winter Classic Rink]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:41:49 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/460641198.jpg
News4's Dianna Russini reports on the building stages of the upcoming Jan. 1 Winter Classic at Nats Park.

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<![CDATA[Search Continues for Missing Hoggle Children]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:11:46 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/hoggle-jacob-and-sarah.jpg
Jacob and Sarah Hoggle vanished more than three months ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds Ticketed Over Streetcar Violations in D.C.]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:56:35 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1217-dcstreetcar.jpg
Hundreds of drivers have been ticketed in the past few months for blocking the D.C. streetcar's testing process.]]>
<![CDATA[Hit-and-Run Suspect Vehicle Recovered; No Arrests Yet]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:27:28 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/115816052.jpg
Police spokesperson Corinne Geller said Saturday night that a Volkswagen Beetle was located and seized as evidence in the investigation.

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<![CDATA[Malls Packed for Super Saturday Rush]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:54:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008897932_1200x675_375552579843.jpg
The rush is on! Malls and shopping centers have been packed on this Super Saturday. And with just five shopping days left until Christmas retailers say it is one of the busiest days of the season.]]>
<![CDATA[4 Things to Know Before You Visit the Mall]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:57:25 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/459604142.jpg
The average shopper was only half done with holiday shopping as of last week, according to the National Retail Federation.

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<![CDATA[Salvation Army Donations Down]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:52:50 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008898376_1200x675_375556163967.jpg
Red Kettle donations are down slightly this Christmas. News4's Derrick Ward reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Collecting Gifts for 10 Kids Left Motherless by Crash]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:16:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2014-10-14_0630.png
Gifts for children left motherless by an October crash in Oxon Hill, Maryland, will be collected Saturday afternoon in Suitland.]]>
<![CDATA[Beauty Tool Causes House Fire, Displaces 8]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:18:59 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1219-fire-rockville.jpg
Officials say a curling iron left on a bed caused a fire large enough to displace two Rockville families just a week before Christmas.

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<![CDATA[Several Teens Arrested After Fight at Md. H.S.]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:31:46 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/arundel+high+school.jpg
Several teens were arrested Friday after a large fight broke out at Arundel High School in Gambrills, Maryland.]]>
<![CDATA[Beetle Sought After Boy, 15, Killed in Hit-and-Run]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:21:03 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_12161325.jpg
Virginia State Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed a 15-year-old boy in Frederick County, Virginia.

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<![CDATA[Family of Va. Man Killed by Cops Demands Answers]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:47:43 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0902-geer-springfield.jpg
The family of a Fairfax County man who was shot and killed by police during a stand-off last year is suing the officers and police chief involved.]]>
<![CDATA[Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers Swarm Stores]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:24:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008895248_1200x675_375332932002.jpg
News4's Shomari Stone has a warning for all you last-minute holiday shoppers! Expect big crowds this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Prince George's Co. Gets Renewed Cardiac Care Program]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:46:45 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008894464_1200x675_375292995977.jpg
News4's Darcy Spencer reports on Prince George's County's renewed cardiac care program at Prince George's Hospital Center.]]>
<![CDATA[Newseum Displaying Items From Ferguson Protests]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:45:16 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008894462_1200x675_375288387833.jpg
News4's Zachary Kiesch reports on the Newseum's new exhibit on the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Demonstrators Briefly Block 11th St. Bridge]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:44:02 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008893683_1200x675_375258691823.jpg
News4's Shomari Stone reports from D.C. where demonstrators briefly blocked the 11th Street Bridge at I-295 Friday during rush hour.]]>
<![CDATA[The Week Ahead: Goodbye D.C., Hello Hawaii]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:42:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141205+The+Week+Ahead.jpg
The Obamas hit Hawaii for the holidays, the Christmas truce remembered, final 2014 economic numbers released -- and our annual North Korean Holiday skit?
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<![CDATA[Man Dressed in Head-to-Toe Red Robs Fairfax Co. Bank]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:18:30 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/bank-robber-wanted-poster.jpg
A man decked out head-to-toe in red robbed a Fairfax County bank Friday.
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<![CDATA[D.C. Boy Shot in Head Celebrates Special Christmas]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:48:41 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1219-jayden.jpg
A 9-year-old D.C. boy who was only given minutes to live after being shot in the head earlier this year celebrated a very special Christmas Friday with the help of D.C. police.]]>
<![CDATA[Water Advisory Lifted in Shaw, Logan Circle ]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:13:37 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/2014-12-18_0635.png
A "do not drink" advisory has been lifted for portions of D.C.'s Shaw and Logan Circle neighborhoods two days after it was issued.
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<![CDATA["Adopt It Forward" for Pets at the Holidays]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:45:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008890153_1200x675_375137859915.jpg
Neil Trent, president and CEO of the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, explains the shelter's "Adopt It Forward" program, as well as other ways you can help animals still looking for homes.]]>
<![CDATA[Eastbound I-70 Closed After Corn Spills on Road]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:45:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_542372565.jpg
A crash involving two tractor-trailers on Interstate 70 in western Maryland has spilled corn on the roadway, closing the eastbound lanes.

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<![CDATA[Man Shot Multiple Times in Northeast D.C. ]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:09 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/24th+street+shooting.jpg
Police have made an arrested in the shooting of a man in Northeast D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[ Man Suffers Traumatic Injuries in Bikeshare Crash]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:09:10 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008881400_1200x675_374882883705.jpg
News4's Doreen Gentzler spoke with a D.C. man who was struck by a car while riding a Capital Bikeshare bike on H Street NE. He wasn't wearing a helmet and nearly lost his life.]]>
<![CDATA[Md. Community Hold Fundraiser for Gemmell Family]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:21:59 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008881395_1200x675_374879811591.jpg
The Gaithersburg community gathered Thursday night to hold a fundraiser for the Gemmell family. Marie Gemmell and her two sons were killed when a plane crashed into her home. Her husband and daughter were...]]>
<![CDATA[Va. High School Increases Security Due to Fighting]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:34:45 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Lee+High+School+121814.jpg
A Fairfax County, Virginia, high school beefed up security due to a series of recent fistfights.

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<![CDATA[Report Recommends Major Changes to Secret Service]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:22:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/172*120/456595274.jpg
A new report calls for physical changes to the White House and new leadership for the force that protects it after the September fence jumping in which an Iraq war veteran with a knife got far into the...

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<![CDATA[Holiday Vandals Caught on Camera]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:43:38 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008880362_1200x675_374720067743.jpg
A Montgomery County woman wants people to see a couple of vandals who messed with the elaborate Christmas display she puts up every year for a good cause.]]>
<![CDATA[77-Year Old GMU Grad Proves It's Never Too Late for Learning]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:22:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1217-gmu-grad.jpg
Northern Virginia bureau reporter David Culver introduces us to a woman who proves there's no expiration date on learning.]]>
<![CDATA[Possible Rabbi Voyeurism Victim Feels "Betrayed, Duped"]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:52:36 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/rabbi-barry-freundel.jpg
The latest woman to join a class action lawsuit against Georgetown University, Kesher Israel synagogue, the National Capital Mikvah and an Orthodox rabbi accused of secretly recording women during ritual...]]>