<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Local News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/localhttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.pngNBC4 Washingtonhttp://www.nbcwashington.comen-usTue, 26 Jul 2016 12:12:01 -0400Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:12:01 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Metro Under Speed Restrictions Due to Heat]]>Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:58:02 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015547161_1200x675_732246083558.jpg
Metro is slowing down trains to help deal with the intense heat. Trains are operating at a 35 mph speed restriction at all above ground stations due to high track temperatures, Metro said Monday. News4's Kristin]]>
<![CDATA[Georgetown Pike Closed After Dump Truck Overturns]]>Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:09:17 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/211*120/2016-07-26_0608.png
A busy Fairfax County road will be closed for several hours Tuesday after a dump truck carrying asphalt overturned.]]>
<![CDATA[Day 1 of Democratic National Convention]]>Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:07:26 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2016-07-26_0006.png
News4's Julie Carey and Aaron Gilchrist wrapped up an exciting first day at the National Democratic Convention in Philadelphia.]]>
<![CDATA[VA Teen Baseball Player in Cardiac Arrest Saved by Teammate]]>Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:08:50 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/212*120/2016-07-25_2334.png
It was a freak accident at the Manassas Blue and Grey Tournament team practice two weeks ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Water Company Offers Option for Pipe Insurance]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:33:30 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015543314_1200x675_732016707759.jpg
A local water company is offering insurance to help consumers cut costs when a pipe breaks. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan explains.]]>
<![CDATA[Thieves Stealing ATMs in Fairfax County]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:29:29 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Fairfax+County+ATM+Theft+Surveillance.jpg
Forget stealing ATM cards, thieves in Fairfax County, Virginia, are stealing the cash dispensing machines! News4's Pat Collins reports.

Photo Credit: Fairfax County Police]]>
<![CDATA[Hooters Closing After Crash That Killed Police Officer]]>Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:19:37 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Officer-Noah-Leotta.jpg
A Hooters restaurant in Rockville, Maryland, will surrender its liquor license and permanently close its doors after allegedly over-serving the man who fatally struck a Montgomery County police officer,...

Photo Credit: Montgomery County Police]]>
<![CDATA[Chief Zee's Funeral to Be Held Wednesday]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:36:52 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/072016+chief+zee+2.jpg
Washington Redskins superfan Zema Williams, better known as Chief Zee, will be honored at a funeral Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Missing Teen, 13, Sought by Prince George's County Police]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:34:43 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Jaelynn+Jackson.jpg
Jaelynn Jackson was last seen at the Lane Manor Recreation Center around 4 p.m. on July 24.

Photo Credit: Prince George's County Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[On Scorching Day, DC Promotes Solar Panel Program]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:17:46 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015542638_1200x675_731927107704.jpg
As temperatures hit 100 degrees Monday, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser promoted the District's solar panel program, which is expected to help 100,000 families install solar energy panels through 2043.]]>
<![CDATA[Former DC Mayor Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:15:55 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/williams4.jpg
Former D.C. mayor Anthony Williams was diagnosed with thyroid cancer last month but is expected to make a full recovery, a chief aide told News4.

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<![CDATA[African American History Museum Director Anticipates Launch]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:40:49 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20160725+lonnie+bunch.jpg
Lonnie Bunch spent nearly 11 years traveling the country to raise interest and dollars to help build a museum of African American history on the National Mall.

Photo Credit: NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Metro: Third Rail Live When 3 Passengers Evacuated July 5]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:54:06 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_413603_metro_train_double.jpg
Three people aboard a Metro train were evacuated July 5 even though the high-voltage third rail was still live, general manager Paul Wiedefeld said Monday in a memo.]]>
<![CDATA[Cousin of Lyon Sisters Murder Suspect Certain He Did It]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:03:42 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Lloyd+Lee+Welch+Jr+then+and+now.jpg
A cousin of the man charged with killing the Lyon sisters more than 40 years ago believes her cousin is guilty but insists her father is innocent.]]>
<![CDATA[Hold Your Nose! Corpse Flower to Hit Peak Bloom in DC]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:20:11 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20160725+corpse+flower+botanic+garden.jpg
Planning a trip to the United States Botanic Garden? You might want to plug your nose. The corpse flower, named for its smell, is expected to hit peak bloom at the garden from Thursday to Sunday

Photo Credit: United States Botanic Garden
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<![CDATA[Dog Dies After Being Left in Hot Car in Virginia]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:45:03 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/072516+Megan+Kurtz+Campbell.jpg
A dog died in Falls Church, Virginia, Monday afternoon after a woman left it inside a car amid temperatures approaching 100 degrees.

Photo Credit: Fairfax County Police Department/NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[DC Interns Shot With Paintballs After Fire Alarm Goes Off]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:47:10 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/072516+paintball+paint+ball+injury.jpg
A shooter armed with a paintball gun opened fire on a group of interns late Sunday as they stood outside their residence hall near Union Station, they told police.

Photo Credit: NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[OPM: Let Federal Employees Telework to Beat the Heat]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:51:20 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/072516+opm+logo+2.jpg
As temperatures climb to 100 degrees, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is advising federal agencies to let employees work from home.

Photo Credit: U.S. Office of Personnel Management]]>
<![CDATA[5 Myths About Leaving Kids in Cars]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:01:09 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/child+in+car+backseat.png
Heatstroke is one of the leading causes of death among children. And no matter how impossible it may seem, even the best of parents can forget a child in the backseat of their car.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Found Guilty of Fatally Hitting Husband With SUV]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:52:47 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Alvarez-Mendoza+Mugshot.jpg
A Lanham, Maryland, woman was convicted Monday of intentionally hitting her husband with an SUV, killing him.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Injured in NW DC Shooting; 2 Masked Men Sought]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:13:47 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015533087_1200x675_731565123835.jpg
Police are searching for two masked men after a man was shot in Northwest D.C. early Monday morning. News4's Derrick Ward has more form the scene.]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia Delegates Prepare for DNC]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:46:38 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Delegates.jpg
News4's Aaron Gilchrist and Julie Carey have team coverage of the Virginia Delegation's arrival in Philadelphia.]]>
<![CDATA[Kaine Returns to Longtime Parish to Attend Mass]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:57:35 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TimKaine-AP_16194841924998.jpg
Sen. Tim Kaine returned to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia, on Sunday, a day after being introduced as Hillary Clinton’s running mate, according to NBC News.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Vigil Honors Alexandria Murder Victim]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:02:04 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Saquan+Hall+Vigil.jpg
Family and faith leaders held a vigil for Saquan Hall, a 23-year-old man who was killed in Alexandria, Virginia, in early July. News4's Darcy Spencer spoke with the victim's mother, who said it's time for...]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia Democrats Ready for DNC in Philadelphia]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:54:59 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Virginia+Delegates.jpg
Virginia delegates left Fairfax County headquarters Sunday morning for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. News4's Derrick Ward reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Arrested in Murder of 68-Year-Old Man at Gas Station]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:39:35 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/229*120/Capitol+Heights+Suspect.jpg
A suspect has been arrested in the murder of a beloved grandfather and husband who was shot and killed last week while pumping gas, Prince George’s County police say.

Photo Credit: Prince George's County Police]]>
<![CDATA[3 Firefighters Injured While Battling Temple Hills Blaze]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:28:40 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/House+Fire13.jpg
The fire erupted amid scorching temperatures in the mid 90s.]]>
<![CDATA[Map: D.C. Swimming Pools Open for Summer]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:43:43 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/swim5.jpg
Get ready to jump in the pool! Pools in the District are open for the season.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Bakery Products from Weis Market Recalled]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:26:59 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/necn+recall+generic.jpg
The sugar is used in muffins, cookies, shortbread and baked bread in the Weis bakeries.]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia Democrats Leave for Philadelphia DNC]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:42:08 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015527056_1200x675_731287619827.jpg
Representatives from Virginia are heading up to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention.]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Killed After SUV Hits Virginia Home]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:23:24 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2016-07-23_0902.png
Prince William County police said the residents inside the home were able to escape without injury.]]>
<![CDATA[Museums Reopen on National Mall After Power Outage]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:43:03 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_418231714.jpg
Several museums on or near the National Mall reopened Sunday after a power outage led them to close early Friday and stay closed Saturday.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[2 Hurt in Shooting Involving DC Police Officer, Police Say]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:01:37 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150723+Shooting.jpg
Two people were hurt Saturday evening in a shooting involving an off-duty D.C. police officer, police confirmed.

Photo Credit: Darcy Spencer]]>
<![CDATA[Washington Monument Closed Due to Elevator Problem]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:41:28 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/052316+washington+monument.jpg
No visitors were in the monument at the time, and no staff was affected.

Photo Credit: NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[DC Mom Surprises Son With Iguana During Clear the Shelters]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:26:45 -0400http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20160723+charizard.jpg
Who said Clear the Shelters was only for cats and dogs? One woman used Saturday's adoption event as an opportunity to give her son the ultimate surprise -- an iguana.

Photo Credit: Parrie Henderson-O'Keefe]]>