<![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 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:23:53 -0500 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:23:53 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Masked Gunmen Target D.C. Pharmacies for Pills, Cash]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:06:34 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc-police-car3.jpg
A trio of thieves is targeting small pharmacies in the district with military precision.

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<![CDATA[Metro Policy Reveals Emergency Procedures]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:40:37 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009294976_1200x675_390455875944.jpg
While many questions remain about just what happened in the response to the fatal smoke incident at the L'Enfant Plaza Metro station two weeks ago, documents show exactly how that type of emergency should...]]>
<![CDATA[Missing Va. Girl Believed to Be With Ill. Man]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:06:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Missing+teen+Aysia+Lewis+and+possible+captor+Donald+Quesenberry.jpg
Virginia police are looking for a teenager they believe ran away with a man she’d never met and now may be in serious danger, WSLS 10 in Roanoke reported.]]>
<![CDATA[Frederick Teacher Wins "Oscar of Teaching"]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:35:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Maggie-Hawk-hugged-by-students2.jpg
Frederick teacher Maggie Hawk has won the prestigious Milken Educator Award for Maryland.

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<![CDATA[History Unearthed: Boundary Stones of D.C.]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:27:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009296410_1200x675_390490691797.jpg
News4's Tom Sherwood looks at the history of the boundary stones surrounding Washington, D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[Two Brothers Check Out the Historic Hay-Adams Hotel]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:18:16 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009296397_1200x675_390483523879.jpg
Two brothers are treated to a tour of the historic Hay-Adams Hotel, which overlooks the White House.]]>
<![CDATA[What's the Future of MCPS Superintendent Starr?]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:13:57 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009294904_1200x675_390475843876.jpg
News 4's Chris Gordon gets reaction to a Washington Post article about the future of Montgomery County Public Schools superintendent Josua Starr. Half of the school board members reportedly may want to replace...]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect in Correction Official's Death Competent for Trial]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:53:54 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Dawit+Seyoum.jpg
A judge ruled the man accused in the death of a D.C. Department of Corrections official competent to stand trial.]]>
<![CDATA[Fairfax County's First-Ever Forum on Human Trafficking]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:31:25 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009296273_1200x675_390455875743.jpg
The problem of human trafficking is highlighted for the community with ideas for parents to help prevent and identify the problem.]]>
<![CDATA[PGCPS Officials Laud Record High School Graduation Rate]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:18:43 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009295629_1200x675_390457923523.jpg
The graduation rate for Prince George's County Public Schools soared to more than 75 percent in 2014, the highest number on record. Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins talked to students...]]>
<![CDATA[Water Main Mess in Dupont Circle]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:14:36 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Connecticut+and+R+water+main+break.JPG
R Street was closed Wednesday evening between Connecticut Avenue and 21st Street NW due to a water main break.

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<![CDATA[Find the Best TV for the Big Game]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:51:00 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009295876_1200x675_390436931864.jpg
Consumer Reporter Erika Gonzalez knows what to look for when buying a TV to watch the Super Bowl. Catch the big game live on NBC4, Sunday at 6:30 p.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Could I-66 Drivers Pay Tolls Outside the Beltway?]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:58:44 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150128+I-66+Toll+Proposal.jpg
Could drivers on I-66 during the busiest travel times pay to use the road?
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<![CDATA[President Obama Singing "Uptown Funk"]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:33:09 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150128+Barack+Obama+Uptown+Funk.jpg
President Obama has shown off his vocal skills again, giving the world a rendition of the hit song "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (ft. Bruno Mars).
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<![CDATA[Christmas Tree Fueled Fatal Md. Mansion Fire]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:16:06 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Boone+Pyle+family1.jpg
A Christmas tree that had been cut down more than 60 days earlier fueled a massive mansion fire that killed six family members in Maryland, officials said Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: The Bureaucracy Issue]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:04:23 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc-flag-shutterstock_206336772.jpg
We tested our readers last week. We threw out the word “interoperability” and challenged the bureaucracy to speak more plainly.]]>
<![CDATA[Officials May Decrease Flight Ops at Montgomery County Airpark]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:21:30 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0127-moco-airpark.jpg
Montgomery County officials will review proposals to reduce the number of training flights and the hours of flight operations at the county's airpark.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged for Felony Hit-And-Run in November Crash]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:12:14 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0127-enda-browne.jpg
A 32-year-old Herndon man is charged with felony hit and run in connection with an accident in November that almost killed a woman.]]>
<![CDATA[Fewell To Become 'Skins DBs Coach]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:34:09 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/175*120/158819187.jpg
The former Giants defensive coordinator joins Jay Gruden's staff.

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<![CDATA[Decreased Speed Cam Revenue May Have Contributed to Budget Shortfall]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:25:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC+Speed+Cameras+Red+Light+Cameras+Photo+Enforcement+Sign.jpg
The District of Columbia is facing a nearly $40 million budget shortfall in part because the police department didn't replace batters in some speed cameras and other traffic enforcement cameras, Mayor Muriel...

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<![CDATA[Md. Man Turns Self In to Police After Amber Alert]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:09:37 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Deare+Marquis+Denny.jpg
A Maryland man is facing a number of charges after police say he abducted his 5-month-old daughter.]]>
<![CDATA[Old Town Alexandria Gas Station Hit by Armed Robber Again]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:22:58 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150127+Gas+Station+Robbery.jpg
For the second time in less than four months, an Alexandria gas station has been hit by an armed robber.]]>
<![CDATA[PD: Woman Fled After Hitting 2 People With Car]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:24:19 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0127-arlington-crash.jpg
One person was critically injured and another was hospitalized following a hit-and-run in Arlington Tuesday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Remains in Critical Condition After Triple Shooting]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:04:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0127-delano.jpg
Police say three teenagers were shot Sunday afternoon in Clinton, Maryland.]]>
<![CDATA[Contractor for Va.-Based Firm Killed in Libya]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:18:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0127-david-berry.jpg
An American security contractor working for a Northern Virginia-based consulting firm was among the five people killed during an attack on a Libyan hotel Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Renovated Navy Yard Building to Re-Open]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:13:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/boxes+packed+up2.jpg
The Navy Sea Systems Command will reveal the $63 million renovation of Navy Yard Building 197, 16 months after a lone gunman opened fire, killing 12 people.]]>
<![CDATA[Maryland Graduation Rates Hit New High ]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:03:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_79498447.jpg
More Maryland students earned high school diplomas last year than ever before, according to data released Tuesday by the Maryland State Department of Education.

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<![CDATA[Auschwitz Survivors Visit Holocaust Museum]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:19:07 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-01-27_1216.jpg
Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp are visiting the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for a ceremony Tuesday to mark 70 years since the camp's liberation.

Photo Credit: Chris Gordon, News4]]>
<![CDATA[How Much Did We Get? Snow Totals for D.C. Area]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:58:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dupont+snow.jpg
After a storm blew through the Washington region overnight, roads are being cleared and many schools systems are closed or delayed.]]>
<![CDATA["The Water Was Cold": Family Escapes Car in Sinkhole]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:47:41 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/2015-01-27_0707_001.png
A family of five escaped their car just before it was swallowed by a sinkhole caused by a water main break in Bladensburg, Maryland, early Tuesday morning.
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<![CDATA[PD: Drunk Man Tries to Kiss Uber Driver, Takes Phone]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:29:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0126-uber-hilliard.jpg
A 31-year-old Northern Virginia man is accused of trying to kiss his Uber driver then stealing her phone Saturday night.]]>
<![CDATA[National Airport Deserted After Dozens of Delays]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:24:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009270781_1200x675_389434435729.jpg
News4's Jackie Bensen reports from Reagan National Airport, where dozens of flights were canceled or delayed Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Lawyers Trained to Represent Unaccompanied Minors in Md.]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:58:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0126-gordon.jpg
Montgomery County hosted a session Monday to train lawyers to represent the growing number of unaccompanied minors flocking to the county fleeing violence in their home countries.]]>