<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Sat, 10 Oct 2015 10:26:24 -0400 Sat, 10 Oct 2015 10:26:24 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Justice or Else Event to Close Streets]]> Sat, 10 Oct 2015 07:38:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-55929121.jpg
The Metropolitan Police Department and the D.C. Department of Transportation said there will be several street closures due to the Justice or Else event on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Blasts at Turkish Peace Rally Kill at Least 86]]> Sat, 10 Oct 2015 10:16:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_366162903139.jpg
At least 86 people were killed and 186 injured in twin bomb explosions Saturday outside the main train station in the Turkish capital Ankara where protesters were gathering for a peace march, prosecutors...

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<![CDATA[Child Care Costs Exceed Rent in Many States]]> Sat, 10 Oct 2015 06:16:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-488834318.jpg
Child care costs for families with two children exceed rent in four out of five communities across the country, according to a new study from the Economic Policy Institute. The EPI, a non-profit workers’...]]>
<![CDATA[Former Customers Sue FanDuel, DraftKings]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:18:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151009+FanDuel.jpg
Former customers have leveled lawsuits against fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel, according to a review of federal court records by the News-4 I-Team.]]>
<![CDATA[Sandra Bland's Mother to Attend Justice or Else Rally]]> Sat, 10 Oct 2015 08:00:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Geneva+Reed-Veal.jpg
News4's Shomari Stone spoke to the mother of Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell in July.

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<![CDATA[Death of Woman Who Crashed Into Building Ruled Homicide]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:01:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2015-10-04_0912.png
The death of a woman who suffered a gunshot wound before crashing into an apartment building in District Heights, Maryland, late Saturday night was ruled a homicide Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[$30K in Suspected Synthetic Drugs Confiscated]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:32:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012214287_1200x675_541989955591.jpg
Police made an apparent major synthetic drug bust in Prince George’s County, officials said, but no one was arrested.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Tex-Mex Restaurant Becomes Lunchtime Seat of House Power]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:12:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151009+Tortilla+Coast.jpg
Tortilla Coast has been around for more than 20 years, but in Washington, everyone wants a seat at this table.

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<![CDATA[Student Spared in Oregon Shooting Describes Attack]]> Sat, 10 Oct 2015 05:51:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_925173610712.jpg
A student whose life was spared during the mass shooting last week at an Oregon community college shared the harrowing details of the attack in a statement released on Friday. Mathew Downing, 18, says...

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<![CDATA[Cosby Accusers Speak Out in 'Dateline' Special]]> Sat, 10 Oct 2015 01:51:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/150930-bill-cosby-accusers.jpg
Twenty-nine women who accuse comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault spoke out in an NBC "Dateline" special Friday. The alleged crimes described in an hour-long broadcast spanned decades, beginning in the 1960s.

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<![CDATA[80-Year-Old Man With Dementia Missing for 3 Weeks]]> Sat, 10 Oct 2015 00:06:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/missing-man1.jpg
The family of an 80-year-old man who disappeared three weeks ago continues to search for him and has concerns about the assisted living facility that was supervising him.

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<![CDATA[DUI Suspect to Police: 'My Dog Was Driving the Car']]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:57:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Reliford-Cooper.jpg
A man arrested for DUI told deputies his dog was the one driving

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<![CDATA[Joe Biden's Campaign Delay Could Cost Him in Iowa]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:02:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/biden-GettyImages-467221349.jpg
The caucuses in Iowa are less than four months away, and Vice President Joe Biden’s long will-he-run-won’t-he-run drama may be hurting his chances in the early battleground state as his rivals are progressively...

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<![CDATA[Mom's Boyfriend Duct-Taped Kids to Watch 'Mommie Dearest']]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:04:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Mary_Lucas.jpg
When one mommy heard her kids call her "the meanest mommy" in the world, police say she wanted to show them what a real mean mommy is – by allegedly having her boyfriend force her two boys to watch the...

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<![CDATA[What Next for SeaWorld After Ban?]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:08:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Baby+whale+takes+a+breath.jpg
SeaWorld says denying orcas' their ability to breed is cruel, but it was unclear Friday whether the corporation will fight such a ban at its California park and risk further hurting attendance. Company...

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<![CDATA[WWII-Era Planes Fly Over D.C.-Area Military Landmarks]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:02:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-472578208.jpg
More than 20 World War II-era planes are flying over several D.C.-area military landmarks Friday.

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<![CDATA[Pink Police Car Raising Breast Cancer Awareness]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:53:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Manassas+Park+Pink+Police+Car.jpg
Northern Virginia Bureau reporter David Culver reports on the Manassas Park Police Department's effort to raise awareness about breast cancer by turning a cruiser pink.

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<![CDATA[Charity's Effort Brings a Medical First to Sierra Leone]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:45:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012209385_1200x675_541833795827.jpg
Hope for Lives in Sierra Leone sends more donated medical supplies to Sierra Leone.]]>
<![CDATA[Rockville Hairstylist Gives Free Haircuts at Women’s Shelter ]]> Sat, 10 Oct 2015 09:53:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151009+Haircuts+for+the+Homeless2.jpg
After being displaced for many of her teenage years, local Rockville hairstylist gives back to the community by providing free haircuts to the women of Interfaith Works - Wilkins Avenue Women's Assessment...]]>
<![CDATA[Severance Trial: Husband of Victim Recalls Day of Murder]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 19:19:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151009+Charles+Severance.jpg
Norm Lodato recounted the moment he learned something horrible had happened to his wife of 36 years. "I got a call from my neighbor and he said, 'There's been an incident at your house and you need to go...]]>
<![CDATA[Social Worker Facing Child Porn, Human Trafficking Charges]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:34:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-GettyImages-141810855.jpg
A Massachusetts social worker was arrested this week on human trafficking and child porn charges after he allegedly paid three teenage girls to send him naked pictures of themselves. Rick Hall, 34, of Wakefield...

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<![CDATA[Stolen Gun Used in Pair of Slayings]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:37:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/audrey-carey-steve-carter.jpg
The gun used to kill a tantra yoga teacher hiking in Fairfax, California, and a Canadian tourist in San Francisco was stolen from a car parked near Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco police revealed in a...

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<![CDATA[1 Dies After Truck Tips Over Railing, Onto Suitland Parkway]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:42:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-10-09_05381.jpg
A driver died after his tractor-trailer crashed over a Beltway overpass and onto the Suitland Parkway below.
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<![CDATA[Pregnant Woman Clings to Moving Stolen SUV]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:44:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-558948623.jpg
A man almost ran over his pregnant ex-girlfriend with her SUV that he allegedly stole from her, police said. The cell phone video shows Jessica Alvarado, who is 32 weeks pregnant, jump onto the moving SUV...

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<![CDATA[Bipedal Bear Has Sad Story]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:43:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bear-Generic.jpg
New Jersey residents and a New York animal rescue are racing to try to help a bear with an injury so severe it can only walk on its hind legs like a human. The bear, nicknamed "Pedals" by neighbors in...

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<![CDATA[Hummer Rammed Through Hotel Wall in Family Dispute]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:55:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/10-09-2015-hummer-suv-crash-san-dimas.JPG
A man who was upset with family members repeatedly rammed his Hummer through the wall of a hotel in an attempt to break into their room, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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<![CDATA[U.S. to End Syrian Rebel Training Program]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:16:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_572693972798.jpg
The Pentagon will announce Friday the official end of its failed program to "train and equip" Syrian rebels and replace it with a far less ambitious program, NBC News reported. The "training" part of...

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<![CDATA[Pr. George's Police Bust $30K of Synthetic Drugs]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:24:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012209374_1200x675_541776963593.jpg
Prince George's County Police raided gas stations and convenience stores in a massive bust that yielded more than $30,000 of drugs.]]>
<![CDATA[Lottery Set for National Christmas Tree Lighting]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:28:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP152860547728.jpg
The ticket lottery for the National Christmas Tree Lighting will open Oct. 16, when you can apply for your chance to attend the 93rd annual lighting ceremony.

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<![CDATA[Military Dad Surprises Daughter]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:45:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/100915+pembroke+pines+soldier+reunited+with+daughter.jpg
An unsuspecting high school senior thought she was attending a school assembly Friday morning but instead walked right into an emotional, surprise reunion with her military father.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Fan: 'I'm Hispanic...We Vote for Mr. Trump']]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:59:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_8630881865610-Trump.jpg
Donald Trump, who has called for mass deportation of undocumented immigrants but insisted that he loves Latinos, found an ecstatic Hispanic supporter at a rally in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Thursday. Appearing at a...

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<![CDATA[Uber Sued Over Sex Assault Claims]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:40:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/uber-app-GettyImages-454509980.jpg
Two women from Massachusetts and South Carolina are suing Uber, accusing the ride-sharing service of neglect and fraud after they were allegedly sexually assaulted by Uber drivers in two separate incidents.

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<![CDATA[Pilot in 'El Chapo' Prison Escape Arrested]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:03:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_393247238036.jpg
The pilot who flew drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán to freedom has been arrested, Mexico's attorney general announced Thursday, NBC News reported. Arely Gomez Gonzalez said 23 government employees and...

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<![CDATA[Drone Flies Near Wash. Monument; Several Questioned]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:26:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_222915703.jpg
A drone landed near the White House early Friday after its operator, a D.C. man, lost control of the device, U.S. Park Police said.

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<![CDATA[3 Orange Line Stations Closed This Weekend]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 10:32:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/metro-outdoors-winter-shutterstock_1353439702.jpg
Be aware of some upcoming changes on Metro: Three Orange Line stations will be closed in Virginia this weekend, and on Monday, trains will run at Saturday intervals.

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<![CDATA[Five Killed in Gaza as Israeli-Palestinian Violence Worsens]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:51:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/AP_492751760989.jpg
Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian demonstrators along the Gaza border Friday, killing five of them, as a rash of stabbing attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories, including the first apparent...

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<![CDATA[Carson Defends Linking Gun Control to Holocaust]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:51:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_597656294333.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suggested the Holocaust would have been "greatly diminished" if German Jews had been armed with guns. Carson was asked Thursday by CNN's Wolf Blitzer about...

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<![CDATA[3 Students Hurt in Loudoun Co. School Bus Crash]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:53:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Loudoun+County+School+Bus+160.jpg
Three students received minor injuries in a school bus crash in Loudoun County Thursday afternoon.

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