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Man Poses as Cop, Attempts to Kidnap 2 Children

Man Poses as Cop, Attempts to Kidnap 2 Children

Police say a Good Samaritan was able to stop a man posing as a police officer from kidnapping two young children Friday at a shopping center. Read »

Jul 25, 2014
30 Serious Injuries, Incidents in 18 Mos. at Local VAs

30 Serious Injuries, Incidents in 18 Mos. at Local VAs

Many veterans suffer injury or death as a result of the care they received at U.S. Department of Veterans... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Brief Gaza Ceasefire Begins

Brief Gaza Ceasefire Begins

A 12-hour cease-fire between Israel and Hamas began Saturday morning in Gaza, but not before the Gaza... Read »

Jul 26, 2014
EU Extends Ukraine Sanctions

EU Extends Ukraine Sanctions

The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and... Read »

Jul 26, 2014
Calif. Lawmaker Charged With Racketeering in Chinatown Crime Probe

Calif. Lawmaker Charged With Racketeering in Chinatown Crime Probe

The government has added new charges in the high-profile corruption case against suspended state Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Bystanders Capture Violent Robber Who Duct-Taped Woman in NY Home

Bystanders Capture Violent Robber Who Duct-Taped Woman in NY Home

Bystanders helped capture a violent robber after he allegedly forced a woman into her Bronx apartment, bound... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Towering Dust Storm Smothers Phoenix Area

Towering Dust Storm Smothers Phoenix Area

A giant dust storm descended on the Phoenix area Friday evening, leaving 10,000 people without power and... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
13-Year-Old Boy Killed, 6 More Shot in Chicago

13-Year-Old Boy Killed, 6 More Shot in Chicago

A 13-year-old boy was killed and at least six more people were wounded in a shooting on Chicago's West Side Friday... Watch »

Jul 26, 2014
Suspect Linked to Cold Case Murder of Va. Girl, 14

Suspect Linked to Cold Case Murder of Va. Girl, 14

Loudoun County authorities have identified a suspect in the cold case murder of a 14-year-old girl, but said... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
More than 250 Homes Burned in Wash. Wildfires: Official

More than 250 Homes Burned in Wash. Wildfires: Official

More than 250 homes have been destroyed in the largest wildfire system in Washington state's history, according... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Same Canadian Flight Diverted Twice in One Day

Same Canadian Flight Diverted Twice in One Day

Passengers on a plane from Toronto to Panama were left shaken Friday morning after one passenger's remark... Watch »

Jul 26, 2014
GMU Grad Investigated for Hacking Gift Cards

GMU Grad Investigated for Hacking Gift Cards

A young Fairfax County computer whiz is the target of a federal probe after he boasted to a co-worker that... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
U.S.-Grown Gangs Fuel Violence in Central America

U.S.-Grown Gangs Fuel Violence in Central America

Undocumented immigrants who joined gangs while in the U.S. took that gang culture back to their home countries when... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
AP Source: Cuccinelli Subpoenaed in McDonnell Trial

AP Source: Cuccinelli Subpoenaed in McDonnell Trial

A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Heroin Drives Spike in Overdose Deaths in Maryland

Heroin Drives Spike in Overdose Deaths in Maryland

Maryland had a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year. Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Suspect's Mom Arrested in Burglary That Ended in Shooting Death

Suspect's Mom Arrested in Burglary That Ended in Shooting Death

The mother of a man charged with murder stemming from the fatal shooting of his alleged accomplice by a... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Orphaned Bear Cubs Flood Into Calif. Wildlife Center

Orphaned Bear Cubs Flood Into Calif. Wildlife Center

It's been three months since the adorably cute baby bear Tahoe arrived at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care center. The story Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Israel to Observe 12-Hour Pause in Gaza Offensive: IDF

Israel to Observe 12-Hour Pause in Gaza Offensive: IDF

Israel will observe a 12-hour "humanitarian window" in Gaza on Saturday at 1 a.m. Watch »

Jul 26, 2014
Tysons Silver Line Station: Still Work in Progress

Tysons Silver Line Station: Still Work in Progress

The Metro's newest rail line is ready to roll, but with less than a day left before the Silver Line makes it debut... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
NBC4's Camp4Kids
NBC4 launched Camp4Kids in 1993, in partnership with the community -- viewers and businesses alike. Since then, we've sent hundreds of kids to camp. Here's how you can help! Read more
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