<![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 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 05:02:38 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 05:02:38 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[ Bethesda Development Could Crowd Schools, Residents Say]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:43:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/090115+Bethesda+meeting.jpg
A push to revitalize part of Montgomery County was met with loud opposition Tuesday night at a community meeting. Critics of redeveloping the Rock Spring office park say developers and planners need to...]]>
<![CDATA[Student With Special Needs Left Alone at Wrong Stop]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:28:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Ashley+Lewis+with+grandmother+Barbara+Lewis.jpg
A Montgomery County school bus driver left a student with special needs alone alongside a road miles away from her destination Monday.

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<![CDATA[D.C. Leaders Call for Unity in Fight Against Crime]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:24:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/090115+Robert+Pittman.jpg
Amid a battle between Metropolitan Police Department brass and the D.C. Police Union, some D.C. Council members and community leaders are calling for a unified response to a spike in crime.]]>
<![CDATA[Pope Francis Abortion Announcement]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:05:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011747209_1200x675_517539907533.jpg
What does Pope Francis’ announcement about abortion mean for the Catholic Church? Washington Post Religion Reporter Sarah Pulliam Bailey weighs in.]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Cuts Speeds on Parts of 5 Train Lines]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:03:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/090115+Metro.jpg
Metro trains are slowing to a crawl on sections of the Blue, Orange, Red, Silver and Yellow lines after Metro found safety problems on the tracks. News4's Adam Tuss reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Most Prince George's Sunday Liquor Requests Near D.C. Border]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:57:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/liquorbottlesalcoholgeneric2.jpg
With Sunday liquor sales now allowed in Prince George’s County, most of the stores requesting the special permits are along the D.C. border.

<![CDATA[Hot Talk: RGIII's Instagram Troubles]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:50:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011745661_1200x675_517484611746.jpg
Hot 99.5's Kane on kittens in a river and trouble on RGIII’s Instagram.]]>
<![CDATA[Robbery Suspect Strikes Again While Wearing GPS Monitor: PD]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:37:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/090115+John+Hudspeth.jpg
A man robbed a woman at gunpoint in Tysons Corner, Virginia earlier this month -- and was caught quickly because he was wearing a GPS monitor that placed him at the scene of the crime.]]>
<![CDATA[Child Hit by Car in Silver Spring]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:15:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/090115+pedestrian+struck.jpg
A boy about 4 years old was hit by a car in Montgomery County Tuesday evening, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[WH Staffer Accused of Threatening Capitol Police Officer Indicted]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:15:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/singletary5.jpg
A White House staffer was indicted for allegedly threatening a U.S. Capitol Police officer with his own weapon during an argument at her home last month, according to the Prince George's County State's...]]>
<![CDATA[Police Investigate 2 Similar Sex Assaults in NE D.C.]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:00:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Michigan+Avenue+NE+Sex+Assault+Person+of+Interest.jpg
Two women were sexually assaulted by a man on a dark bike with a knife after leaving Metro stations in northeast D.C., police said.

Photo Credit: MPD]]>
<![CDATA[Va. School Volunteer Charged With Making Child Porn]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:53:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Battle-David.jpg
A Manassas man who volunteered in music programs at two Northern Virginia schools is charged with production of child pornography, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Manassas City Police Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[13-Year-Old Shot in Southwest D.C. Speaks]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:15:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/090115+Taije+Chambliss.jpg
The 13-year-old girl shot Sunday in Southwest D.C., just blocks from the Waterfront Metro station, said she tried to protect a younger girl during the drive-by shooting. "I was trying to cover up the little girl...]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Train Offloaded After Bomb Threat Found on Train]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:30:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/metro+bomb+threat.jpg
A Metro train was offloaded Tuesday morning after a bomb threat was found on a poster inside the train. Metro says the threat was unfounded. The poster was removed from the train.

Photo Credit: Cloture Club]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Guts Part of Trash Truck in Md.]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:29:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/222*120/2015-09-01_0912.png
A fire gutted part of a trash truck in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Tuesday morning.

Photo Credit: Montgomery County Fire Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[Six Years After Shaw Shooting Death Family Seeks Answers]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:39:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011740386_1200x675_517154371764.jpg
Nearly six years to the day after Salim Hylton, 27, was killed as he visited friends in Shaw to celebrate getting a new teaching job, his siblings seek an arrest in the cold case. They say they wonder who in the]]>
<![CDATA[New Person of Interest in Shaw Shooting]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:34:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/083115+Andre+Dudley.jpg
Andre Dudley, 19, is sought by the Metropolitan Police Department regarding the death of Shlonsky, a recent American University graduate. On the afternoon of Aug. 15, Shlonsky was walking near the Shaw-Howard...]]>
<![CDATA[Apps May Substitute for Visits to Doctor]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:49:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/083115+DermatologistOnCall.jpg
Snap a photo of a mole, acne or rosacea and you could save yourself a doctor's visit. The makers of dozens of smartphone apps say their products can substitute for some in-person visits -- but some local doctors...]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Impersonating Officer Tries to Pull Over Real Officer]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:13:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/083115+Joshua+Rosene.jpg
An 18-year-old with blue flashing lights mounted in a car tried to pull over a driver -- who turned out to be a real police officer, Prince William County police say.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Installs Crosswalk at United Medical Center]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:42:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/United+Medical+Center+Southern+Avenue+SE+crosswalk.jpg
A project to make a D.C. road safer for pedestrians appears to be on the fast track.

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<![CDATA[ Back to School in Loudoun County: Fewer Tests, More Kindergarteners]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:14:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/083115+Loundoun+county+students.jpg
Young people in Loudoun County started school Monday. High school students no longer have mandatory midterms and finals; rather, teachers can set the agenda and will emphasize experiential learning.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. ANC Commissioners Push for End to Crime Spike]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:39:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011731095_1200x675_516879427750.jpg
The elected Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners who represent D.C. neighborhoods met Monday night to strategize on solutions to the spike in violent crime in the District. Of the 105 homicides in D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[Daily Discoveries About Pluto Generate Excitement]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:51:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011730124_1200x675_516712003957.jpg
A GMU planetary professor is centrally involved in the New Horizons mission to Pluto.]]>
<![CDATA[Prince George's Co. Officers Speak on Helping Homeless, Jumping Rope]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:44:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/083115++double+dutch.jpg
The Prince George's County Police Department officers caught on camera helping a homeless woman and her baby, and doing double-dutch, spoke with News4's Tracee Wilkins about the images that went viral.]]>
<![CDATA[Crime Museum Closing After 7 Years in D.C.]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:59:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/closed+sign+generic+10312015.jpg
If you want to check out the Museum of Crime and Punishment, do it by Sept. 30 because that’s the last day it will be open to the public.]]>
<![CDATA[Va. Teen Sentenced After Car Surfing Kills Friend]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:59:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/083115+Muhammad+Umair+Khalid.jpg
Muhammad Umair Khalid, 17, died after he and his friend Shafin Karim, who was then 18, tried car surfing moves in a parking lot near the Dulles Town Center mall in Sterling, Virginia.]]>
<![CDATA[Plan for Traffic, Transit Congestion During Pope's Visit]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:18:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/189*120/80667121.jpg
Huge crowds are expected as Pope Francis visits D.C. starting Sept 22, so expect a couple days of traffic and transit congestion.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Water Main Break Closes Road in Silver Spring]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:35:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/083115+water+main+break.jpg
A residential street near the Glenmont Metro station is closed after a water main break created flooding.]]>
<![CDATA[#ShowUsYourScholars: Your First-Day Pics!]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:17:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150831+Show+Us+Your+Scholars.jpg
Thanks for sharing your first-day photos with NBC Washington!]]>
<![CDATA[G.W. Parkway Reopens in Alexandria After Crash]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:26:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/police+generic+flashing+lights.jpg
George Washington Parkway has reopened in Alexandria after officials closed the roadway because of a crash.]]>
<![CDATA[Part of Reflecting Pool to Temporarily Close]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:27:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Lincoln+Memorial+Reflecting+Pool+10312015.jpg
A section of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool will be partially closed until next summer to fix damage caused by work on a nearby memorial, the National Park Service said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[GW Student Presumed to Have Drowned in South Africa]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:49:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Nicholas-Upton-GW1.jpg
Junior Nicholas Upton has been studying abroad in South Africa and was traveling during a break from classes. He has not been seen since going swimming in the East Cape Province on Sunday at about 10:30

Photo Credit: GW University Photography]]>
<![CDATA[Dodge Caravan Most Stolen Vehicles In D.C. Area: Report]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:30:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/car+theft+thief+10312015.jpg
Dodge drivers, beware! The 2002 Dodge Caravan was the most stolen vehicle in D.C. and Maryland last year, according to a report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).]]>
<![CDATA[Panda Cub Begins to Get Black-and-White Markings]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:22:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/panda-cub-markings.jpg
On Sunday, the zoo released three images captured on its panda cams, showing the newborn cub's markings are beginning to show up.

Photo Credit: Smithsonian's National Zoo
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<![CDATA[Kirk Cousins to Start for 2015 Season]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:40:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/457128102.jpg
Kirk Cousins will start at quarterback for the Washington Redskins for the entire 2015 season.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
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<![CDATA[Two School Buses Collide in Potomac, Md.]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:22:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/248*120/2015-08-31_0819.png
More than a dozen high school students have been evaluated by emergency medical personnel after an accident involving two school buses in Montgomery County.

Photo Credit: Montgomery County Fire]]>
<![CDATA[Over 1K D.C. Officers Vote 'No Confidence' in Lanier]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:34:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062515+D.C.+Police+Chief+Cathy+Lanier.jpg
Over 1,000 police officers in D.C. say they have "no confidence" in Police Chief Cathy Lanier. The D.C. Police Union released the results of the weekend vote Monday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Fatally Stabbed in Wheaton Attack]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 05:53:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2015-08-31_0558.png
Montgomery County Police are investigating the death of a man who was attacked in Wheaton, Maryland, Sunday night.]]>