<![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 Sun, 24 May 2015 13:22:14 -0400 Sun, 24 May 2015 13:22:14 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Rolling Thunder Roars Into D.C. Sunday]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:54:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/71071941.jpg
As hundreds of thousands of motorcycles race into the District for the Rolling Thunder Ride to Freedom, so will some road closures.

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<![CDATA[Tour Bus Erupts in Flames on I-395]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:49:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tour+bus+fire1.jpg
Video captured at the location showed the back of the bus fully engulfed by the fire.]]>
<![CDATA[Md. Road Test Kicks Parallel Parking to the Curb]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:49:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/Parallel+Parking.jpg
As of Tuesday, parallel parking is no longer a requirement on the Maryland driver’s license test.]]>
<![CDATA[Child Killed When Motorcycle Strikes Pedestrians]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:38:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/image1.JPG.jpg
A young child was killed when a motorcycle struck a group of pedestrians in the 3500 block of East-West Highway in Hyattsville, Maryland.]]>
<![CDATA[Volunteer Paramedic Accused of Crimes Against Underage Girl]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:30:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg+20+may.jpg
Loudon County sheriff’s deputies arrested Timothy Ward on Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[1-Year-Old Girl Falls from Fourth Floor Balcony]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:03:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_112668582.jpg
Montgomery County emergency crews treated the little girl after she fell into some bushes on the ground at Pear Tree Court

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<![CDATA[More Than 1 Person Held DC Family Hostage: Filing]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 07:57:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/wint+mugshot.jpg
Three members of a D.C. family -- and their housekeeper -- were held overnight by more than one person before they were slain last week, according to new court documents filed Friday afternoon in the case.

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<![CDATA[Fairfax County Firefighters, Police Train Together for Worst Case Scenarios]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 22:27:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010586807_1200x675_449641027564.jpg
For the first time in Fairfax County, police and firefighters are training together to make them better prepared for the worst case scenerio. News4's Zachary Kiesch shows how the training works.]]>
<![CDATA[Vigil for Housekeeper Killed In D.C. Mansion]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 20:30:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010587921_1200x675_449554499589.jpg
News4's Meagan Fitzgerald talks to mourners who attended a vigil Friday for Vera Figeroa, the housekeeper killed along with three members of a wealthy D.C. family. Neighbors say the tragedy has taken a toll...]]>
<![CDATA[Students Say Pond Class at GMU Really Floats Their Boats]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 20:19:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010587786_1200x675_449527363517.jpg
GMU students in a variety of majors combine to take part in an ecology class at the university's pond.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Burglary Ring Busted ]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 20:11:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/01generic-police-lights11.jpg
Seven members of a teen burglary ring were arrested Friday, the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office said.]]>
<![CDATA[What Vietnam Is Like 40 Years After the Fall of Saigon]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 20:35:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/topNews-vietnam-469673464.jpg
The Vietnam War is a dark chapter in American history. It divided our country. Our service men and women served and sacrificed. There were demonstrations and protests against the war.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Dramatic Cockpit Video in WWII Flyover Emergency]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 18:27:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2015-05-22_1415.jpg
Stunning cockpit video has been released showing the emergency landing of a plane during a historic flyover of World War II aircraft.
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<![CDATA[Who Is Daron Dylon Wint? ]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 13:44:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Daron+Dylon+Wint.jpg
He was stoic when he was taken into custody Thursday night, showing little emotion despite the horrific crime he's accused of committing. Daron Dylon Wint is accused of killing 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos; his...

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<![CDATA[5-Year-Old Boy Found Safe After Abduction: Police]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 07:18:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Dajuan-Goode-Damian-Goode.jpg
A 5-year-old boy was found safe Friday afternoon after he was abducted from an Alexandria Metro station by his father, Metro Transit Police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Robert Griffin III, Wife Welcome Baby Girl]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 08:21:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20130725+RGIII.jpg
Robert Griffin III took to social media Thursday to announce the birth of his daughter, Reese Ann Griffin.

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<![CDATA[Suspect in D.C. Quadruple Slaying in Custody]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 13:46:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/wint+mugshot.jpg
The suspect in last week's brutal slaying of three members of a northwest Washington, D.C., family and their housekeeper is in custody in northeast D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department confirmed.

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<![CDATA[SE D.C. Woman Arrested, Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 23:51:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/hitandrunjohnson.jpg
A Southeast D.C. woman has been arrested and charged in a fatal hit-and-run in D.C. last month.

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<![CDATA[Social Worker Convicted of Sex Abuse of a Minor]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 22:36:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Gary+Hankins.jpg
A former Virginia therapist is facing 10 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor, the Alexandria Commonwealth’s Attorney's Office said.]]>
<![CDATA[Officer Resigns After Inappropriate Use of Force]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 21:18:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/01generic-police-lights12.jpg
A police officer resigned after inappropriately using a Taser and pepper spraying a man who was driving recklessly while suffering from a health emergency May 4, according to the Fredericksburg Police. ]]>
<![CDATA[Purple Line Project Still Has Life]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 21:59:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010574089_1200x675_449042499784.jpg
After millions of dollars and multiple delays, the Purple Line may finally be on track.]]>
<![CDATA[51-Year-Old Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting Outside McDonald's]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 21:48:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015052095202340.jpg
A man injured in a double shooting in the parking lot of a McDonald's has died, the Charles County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Rewarding Principals With 3-Year Contracts]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 21:15:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010573615_1200x675_449041987697.jpg
D.C. Public Schools announced a new effort to make sure good principals stick around long enough to make a difference. Tom Sherwood reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Preservation vs Price: Building Battle at Courthouse in Leesburg]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 20:23:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010574301_1200x675_448997955928.jpg
The Leesburg Architectural Review Board is at odds with Loudoun County supervisors over plans to expand the courthouse in Leesburg.]]>
<![CDATA[Md. Grandmother Charged In Double Shooting Following Domestic Dispute]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 20:20:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010574214_1200x675_448996931538.jpg
News4's Chris Gordon talks to neighbors of a grandmother accused in a double shooting outside a McDonald's restaurant in Waldorf, Maryland, that left a man dead and a woman injured.]]>
<![CDATA[Quarry Blast Sends Rocks Into Homes, Cars]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/brokenglassquarry.jpg
A blast at a Loudoun County, Virginia, quarry sent rocks and debris smashing into nearby homes and cars, leaving one person injured Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Two Degrees in One Day]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 07:22:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010573741_1200x675_448986691911.jpg
Students in Prince George's Community College's dual-enrollment program get two degrees in one day. News4's Zachary Kiesch has the story.]]>
<![CDATA[Power Restored at Stadium-Armory Metro Station]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 16:51:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/metrosign.jpg
Power has been restored and trains are moving again at the Stadium-Armory Metro station, but riders can expect continued delays on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.

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<![CDATA[How Safe Is Your Cruise Ship? Inside the Data]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 16:27:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150521+Cruise.jpg
How safe is your cruise ship? ProPublica has a deep look at the data.
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<![CDATA[Probation for Minor Leaguer Who Abused Boy]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 11:56:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/eric+estes.jpg
The mother of a teenage sexual abuse victim says she once considered the 20 minor league baseball players she welcomed into her home as her sons.]]>
<![CDATA[Murder Suspect Worked at Victim's Business: Police]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 23:26:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/wint+mugshot.jpg
The man accused in the brutal murder of three members of a Washington, D.C., family and their housekeeper was seen in Brooklyn Thursday morning and may already be back in Maryland.

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<![CDATA[Site Picked for Potomac Yards Metro Station]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 19:35:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/20150521+Potomac+Yard.jpg
The Metro’s Yellow and Blue lines are getting a new dot on the map.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl, 12, Arrested]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 06:43:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/bogan.jpg
The man wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl is now in police custody.]]>