<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Local News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usThu, 27 Oct 2016 17:07:07 -0400Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:07:07 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Charter Bus Carrying Students and Metrobus Crash in NE]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:51:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/metrobus+Pennsylvania+Avenue.jpg
A charter bus carrying elementary school students and a Metrobus have collided in northeast D.C., fire officials say.

Photo Credit: WMATA Photo by Larry Levine]]>
<![CDATA[DC 15-Year-Old Admits to Fatally Shooting 17-Year-Old]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:20:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Shooting53.jpg
A 15-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing 17-year-old Kevin Anthony Jackson II.

Photo Credit: Tom Sherwood/NBCWashington]]>
<![CDATA[15 Fall Getaways in Driving Distance of DC]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:40:26 -0400 plenty of things to do. Visitors can take advantage of guided tours (including ghost tours!), hiking trails, workshop classes and the historic park, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. History buffs can plan their trip around live history event weekends. The town's Olde Tyme Christmas will feature live entertainment, kids' activities, and extended shopping hours, Dec. 2-4 and Dec. 10-11. ]]> plenty of things to do. Visitors can take advantage of guided tours (including ghost tours!), hiking trails, workshop classes and the historic park, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. History buffs can plan their trip around live history event weekends. The town's Olde Tyme Christmas will feature live entertainment, kids' activities, and extended shopping hours, Dec. 2-4 and Dec. 10-11. ]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Harpers-Ferry-shutterstock_142198090.jpg
We love everything about fall getaways: the stunning foliage, the apple treats, the steaming hot drinks... the fact that it's no longer 90 million degrees out. Yep, all of it! If you're ready to enjoy everything...

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia DUI Driver Hits 8 Cars, Hurts 2 People, Police Say]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:47:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/pwc+dui+mugshot+%281%29.jpg
A woman driving under the influence Wednesday night in Prince William County, Virginia, hit eight cars, hurt two drivers and tried to assault an officer who was arresting her, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Sugar Madness: Vote for the No. 1 Candy]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:09:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/candy+generic.jpg
Before you head into your annual sugar coma, vote for the Halloween candy you think reigns supreme.
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Fairfax County Teen Missing for Nearly a Month, Police Say]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:01:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Xya+Mcclure.jpg
Fairfax County police are looking for a 16-year-old girl who has been missing from the Alexandria section of the county for nearly a month.]]>
<![CDATA[Drunk Driver Who Killed Montgomery County Officer Sentenced]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:55:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Luis+Gustavo+Reluzco.jpg
The driver who police say struck and killed a Maryland police officer -- while driving with a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit and with evidence of marijuana and Xanax in his system -- will spend...
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Redskins Fans Rally Hot Spot in London]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:56:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Untitled-1250.jpg
News4's Carol Maloney checks out Redskins fans' hot spot in London, The Barrowboy & Banker, to chat with the burgundy-and-gold faithful in London.]]>
<![CDATA[The NFL in London: What the Locals Think]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:56:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Untitled-284.jpg
Can the NFL put a team in London? They've had an office there for years and play up to three games a year. Could it be permanent? What do London residents think? News4's Carol Maloney reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Savvy Shopping Apps Help Save Money]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:00:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016546487_1200x675_794785859914.jpg
Saving money can be tough, and clipping coupons can be a pain. But an easy way to save money is right at your fingertips. News4 Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan has some tips that let you tap an app and save. ]]>
<![CDATA[Historic Va. Mansion Is Up for Sale -- But It May Be Haunted]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:20:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016545097_1200x675_794748995522.jpg
Want to live in a haunted house? Well, here's your chance. A historic mansion in Leesburg, Virginia, is for sale, but a colonel who died in the house may still roam the halls. News4's Angie Goff has more on the...]]>
<![CDATA[Clarksburg Premium Outlets Holds Grand Opening]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:55:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016545075_1200x675_794705987521.jpg
The new outlets in Clarksburg, Maryland, open Thursday. News4's Darcy Spencer is at the outlets this morning with a look at the grand opening events.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, 14, Missing for Over a Week, Police Say]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:51:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc-missing-girl.jpg
Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl who has been missing for over a week.]]>
<![CDATA[Homeowners Oppose Cell Tower Proposal in Montgomery County]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:52:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Meeting2.jpg
A proposal will allow small cell phone towers in front of homes in Montgomery County and some homeowners are pushing back. News4's Jackie Bensen attended a public forum on the issue.]]>
<![CDATA[Man, 18, Killed in Maryland Movie Theater Parking Lot]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:19:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/Reuel+Hicks.jpg
Police have identified the 18-year-old man who was fatally shot at the St. Charles Towne Center in Waldorf, Maryland.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Issue Warnings After Cyclist Killed at Md. Crossing]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:52:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Cyclist+and+Cop.jpg
Police are issuing new warnings to cyclists and drivers at the Capital Crescent Trail in the wake of a deadly crash. News4’s Kristin Wright reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Activists Say Construction is Encroaching Va. Slave Cemetery]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:44:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/loudoun_county_10262016.jpg
Loudoun County residents are concerned about a big road construction project that could be threatening their efforts to protect and preserve a slave cemetery.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Officially Acquires 66 Acres of Walter Reed Campus]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:43:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Walter+Reed.jpg
A new charter school and fire station are among the first projects expected to open at the old Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus.

Photo Credit: Hines - Urban Atlantic -Triden]]>
<![CDATA[Families Evicted After Condo Association Fails to Pay Bills]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:41:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20161026+Lynnhill.jpg
After their condo association failed to pay utility bills, 77 Maryland families were forced out of their homes. But even on one of the worst days of their lives, there were signs of hope.]]>
<![CDATA[Pat Collins Goes on a Redskins Royal Road Trip]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:22:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20161026+Collins+in+London.jpg
We sent Pat Collins to cover the Redskins as they play in London, and this happened.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Prepaid for Funeral - Then Funeral Home Shut Down]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:05:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016540952_1200x675_794379331532.jpg
Planning for a funeral can be stressful for those left behind. One Maryland woman, Ronnie Francis, lost her only daughter and realized that there would be no one left to arrange the funeral.]]>
<![CDATA[Lawyer: Virginia Pastor Accused of Fraud to Plead Not Guilty]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:29:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/102616+pastor+terry+millender.jpg
The Northern Virginia pastor accused of using parishioners' money to pay personal expenses will plead not guilty, his lawyer said at a court appearance Wednesday. News4's Derrick Ward reports on the latest...

Photo Credit: NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Guide to Early & Absentee Voting in the DC Area]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:44:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/voting-generic.jpg
Residents in D.C., Maryland and West Virginia can vote early beginning this week. While Virginia does not have early voting, residents in the commonwealth can participate in absentee voting.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Man Killed at Southeast DC Church, Police Say]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:35:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Body+Found+Church.jpg
A man was found with trauma to his head inside a southeast D.C. church, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Md. Nanny Force-Fed Baby Until She Choked, Police Say]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:13:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Oluremi-Oyindasola.jpg
A Maryland nanny has been charged in the death of a baby girl after she was allegedly caught on surveillance camera forcefully feeding her two bottles, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Cinderella: Your Parade Chariot Awaits]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:38:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016540700_1200x675_794341955696.jpg
Karin's Florist in Vienna celebrates its 60th anniversary with a Cinderella float in the annual town Halloween parade.]]>
<![CDATA[Amber Alert Canceled After 11-Month-Old Baltimore Boy Found]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:07:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Leo+Garcia+Lopez.jpg
Police have canceled an Amber Alert for a missing 11-month-old boy in Baltimore City.
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, 11, Reported Missing in Northwest DC]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:57:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Breaniya+Todd.jpg
Police in D.C. are searching for an 11-year-old girl who was last seen in Northwest Washington.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Bar Serving Halloween Cocktails With Dry Ice]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:04:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016536581_1200x675_794120771560.jpg
The 14th Street NW bar Black Jack and its "bar within a bar" Tilt are hosting a pre-Halloween party this weekend. Manager Catherine Kerr and bartender George Sault told News4's Barbara Harrison how anyone...]]>
<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Designer Talks About New Line]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:37:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/102616+maria+pinto.jpg
Designer Maria Pinto, who has dressed Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, talks about her new line, M2057. The classic dresses are machine washable and worth the investment considering the "cost per wear,"...

Photo Credit: NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Surge 10: Metro Repairs to Shut Down Part of Red Line]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:19:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016536089_1200x675_794070595736.jpg
News4's Adam Tuss has the latest on what to expect for SafeTrack Surge 10 on the Red Line.]]>
<![CDATA['This Is the People's Marathon": MCM Director Talks Race Day]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:13:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016536221_1200x675_794069059790.jpg
Marine Corps Marathon Director Rick Nealis talks with News4's Barbara Harrison about changes to this year's race and what runners can expect.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Drag Queens Parade Down 17th Street for High Heel Race]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:58:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/thumb2016-10-26_1218_004.jpg
Drag queens and other revelers strutted their stuff east of Dupont Circle on Tuesday night during D.C.'s wildly popular annual High Heel Race, which features a costume parade, the aforementioned race, and,...

Photo Credit: Lexie Schapitl]]>
<![CDATA[Stay If You Dare: DC Omni Shoreham’s Haunted Ghost Suite]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:49:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Omni+Shoreham.jpg
The luxurious hotel has its fair share of history -- but some guests never checked out.

Photo Credit: Omni Shoreham]]>
<![CDATA[Metro's Green Line No Longer Single-Tracking]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:09:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/metro-shutterstock_4136036.jpg
Metro riders experienced delays on the Green Line late Wednesday morning while trains single-tracked due to an obstruction on the tracks near the Anacostia station.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Chipotle Dropping ShopHouse, CEO Says]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:35:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Shophouse+bowl.jpg
Chipotle will abandon its Thai chain ShopHouse to pursue other types of restaurants, CNBC reported.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for Chipotle]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: Snarled and Snarling]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:12:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/71299279.jpg
This city is growing, and that’s a good thing. But most any observer will tell you this city is losing control of its streets.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Second Man Says He Was Set on Fire in NW DC]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:17:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC+Ambulance.jpg
A second man says he was injured after his clothes were set on fire in Northwest Washington.

Photo Credit: NBCWashington]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Operator Refused to Move Train, Said His Shift Ended]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:02:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0730-fort-totten.jpg
Metro officials are taking action against a train operator who refused to move his train because he claims his shift had ended.]]>
<![CDATA[Wife Pays Tribute to Late Husband at Marine Corps Marathon]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:35:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016528807_1200x675_793675331681.jpg
One runner is paying tribute to her husband, who was killed in Afghanistan. News 4's Shomari Stone reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Touring Beach Drive Construction]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:07:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016528347_1200x675_793556547686.jpg
The Beach Road closure is causing headaches for drivers all over Northwest D.C. News4's Adam Tuss reports on the progress they're making.]]>
<![CDATA[Vienna Community Honors UPS Driver On HIs Retirement]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:36:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016527764_1200x675_793478211683.jpg
A Vienna community honors UPS driver Remmy Butler on his retirement.]]>