<![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 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:20:18 -0400 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:20:18 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Barricades Self Inside Home in NE D.C.]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:40:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/231*120/2015-03-27_1146.png
D.C. police and U.S. marshals are on the scene where a man has barricaded himself inside a Northeast D.C. home.]]>
<![CDATA[All-Clear at Pentagon Centre Mall After Bomb Threat]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:13:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-03-27_1401.jpg
Authorities have given the all-clear at the Pentagon Centre mall, more than two hours after it was evacuated due to a bomb threat.

Photo Credit: Arlington County Police Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[Abuse Allegations Rock Northern Va. Church]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:19:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/2015-03-27_1718.jpg
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has confirmed it's investigating claims against Calvary Temple in Sterling, Virginia.]]>
<![CDATA[Jury Verdict in Gender Bias Case]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:13:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-03-27_14-03-11.jpg
A jury reached a verdict Friday in a sexual discrimination lawsuit against a prestigious Silicon Valley venture capital firm that drew attention to gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon...

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<![CDATA[Massive Gator Spotted Again]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:58:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/gatoreatingturtle.jpg
The giant alligator spotted at an Englewood, Florida, golf course is back -- and this time, he's hungry. The Myakka Pines Golf Course posted a new photo to Facebook Thursday of their famous resident -- a...

Photo Credit: Myakka Pines Golf Club ]]>
<![CDATA[CEO Stabbed Wife, Killed Self]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:01:29 -0400 Credit: Courier-Post Online ]]> Credit: Courier-Post Online ]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/John+Joyce+Sheridan+1200+x+675.jpg
A high-profile hospital CEO killed his wife and then set fire to their bedroom in a bizarre murder-suicide, according to a report released Friday by investigators in Somerset County, New Jersey, nearly...

Photo Credit: Courier-Post Online
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<![CDATA[Autistic Boy Forced to Remove His Letter Jacket]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:40:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/LetterJacket.jpg
A mother is outraged after her son's school forces him to remove a varsity letter jacket because special-needs athletes aren't allowed to wear the letters.]]>
<![CDATA[Daycare Owner Charged With Shaking Baby: PD]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:16:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mug+Valentin.Ana.jpg
A daycare owner who claims she resuscitated a 9-month-old baby has been charged with shaking the girl, according to Montgomery County Police.]]>
<![CDATA[14-Year-Old Girl Missing From Prince George's Co.]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:56:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Cecilia-Ivy-Guzman-missing.jpg
Cecilia Ivy Guzman was last seen in the 7100 block of Freeport Street in Hyattsville, Maryland.]]>
<![CDATA[Missing 20-Month-Old W. Va. Boy Found in Haymarket]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:16:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2015-03-27_0545.png
Police say an Amber Alert for a 20-month-old West Virginia boy was cancelled after the toddler was found in Haymarket, Virginia.]]>
<![CDATA[Gas Line Eyed in Explosion: Sources]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:18:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/evillage-fire-inset.jpg
Investigators were probing Friday whether a contractor improperly accessed a gas line in a basement below a sushi restaurant, setting off a fiery explosion that leveled three buildings, injured about two...]]>
<![CDATA[DDOT Begins 16th St. Bridge Project]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:17:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2015-03-27_0607.png
The District's Department of Transportation will begin a four-month long project to rebuild the 16th Street Bridge Friday, resulting in a number of lane closures and bus delays.]]>
<![CDATA[Teens Rape Woman at Gunpoint: Cops]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:08:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/218*120/port+richmond+rape+robbery.JPG
Two teens are in custody after Philadelphia police say they forced a young woman into a gravel lot late Thursday night at gunpoint, then robbed and raped her in a crime so violent her screams could be heard...]]>
<![CDATA[Cold Front Brings Chilly Start to Weekend]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:32:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP410324404312_DCSnow.jpg
Isn't it supposed to be spring? Friday's rain comes with a cold front that will spell a chilly start to the weekend.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[19 Hurt in NYC Building Explosion]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:06:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/east+village+fire+explosion.jpg
Construction workers inside a sushi restaurant in the East Village accidentally hit a gas line, causing an explosion that injured 19 people, sparked a massive fire and caused three buildings to collapse,...]]>
<![CDATA[School Assistant Barricaded Student]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:44:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/lemon+grove+academy.JPG
An after-school assistant in California was arrested after some bizarre behavior, including barricading several students into a classroom, taking off her clothes and upending desks, according San Diego...

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<![CDATA[Father Helped Officer Son Escape]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:52:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/03-26-15_Solis-Mexico-Arrest.jpg
The father of ex-LAPD officer Henry Solis was arrested Thursday for allegedly helping his son evade authorities when he was wanted for the murder of a California man.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Federal Bureau of Investigations]]>
<![CDATA[Military Members Fire Back Online at ISIS]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:50:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ISIS4.jpg
Veterans and military members have fired back on social media following threats made by ISIS targeting specific armed forces members.

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<![CDATA[Silver Line Handrail Lights Turned Off After Fires]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:59:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009927038_1200x675_418869827986.jpg
Handrails fitted with special lights created extra problems instead of helping guide the way for passengers along Metro's Silver Line.]]>
<![CDATA[Notre Dame Coach Brey Dances on After Mother's Death]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:58:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/84262988.jpg
Notre Dame men's basketball coach Mike Brey, who played and coached at DeMatha, continues along to the road to the Final Four despite his accomplished mother's death.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Rakeem Solomon in Custody in Shooting of Disabled Vet]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:45:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0123-rakeem-solomon.jpg
U.S. marshals took into custody Thursday a suspect accused of robbing, carjacking and shooting a disabled Vietnam War veteran.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Frightened by Police Response to Their Home]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:17:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009927036_1200x675_418791491949.jpg
Police gave a Lanham, Maryland, family a fright Tuesday afternoon when officers surrounded their home with weapons drawn.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Living Apart for 4 Months After Sewage Backup]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:54:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009926883_1200x675_418837059517.jpg
A broken main that caused a sewage backup affected more than a dozen families in Alexandria, Virginia, including one that says they've been living apart for four months. Northern Virginia Bureau Reporter...]]>
<![CDATA[Bill to Stop Home Sellers From Seizing Down Payments Moves On]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:57:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Toll+Brothers+Homes.jpg
A bill prompted by a News4 I-Team investigation cleared a major hurdle in Maryland’s General Assembly Thursday.

Photo Credit: News4 I-Team]]>
<![CDATA[Captive Owl Video Sparks Outrage]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:35:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/vod-web-owl.jpg
Florida Fish & Wildlife officers investigate a viral video showing man driving drunk with a federally protected Great Horned Owl in his car, then threatening to eat it. Brian Entin from NBC station WPTV...]]>
<![CDATA[IG Report: Problems Inside Montgomery Co. Warehouse]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:11:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Montgomery+County+Department+of+Liquor+Control+sign.jpg
A new Montgomery County Inspector General report confirms problems first uncovered by the News4 I-Team about the Department of Liquor Control.

Photo Credit: News4 I-Team]]>
<![CDATA[Rookie Firefighter Arrested on Gun Charge in D.C.]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:27:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/court-gavel-generic-law.jpg
A rookie D.C. firefighter has been arrested on charges of possessing an unregistered firearm and ammunition, D.C. police confirm.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Girl Arrested in Stabbing at D.C. School]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:26:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-03-26_1658_001.jpg
A teenage girl is suspected of stabbing another teenager inside a D.C. charter school Thursday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[School Drop-Off: There's an App for That]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:31:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-03-26_1630.jpg
Traffic through school drop-off and pick-up lines can rival the Beltway during rush hour. Luckily, there's a new app for that.]]>
<![CDATA[15 Metro Workers Needed Treatment After Smoke Incident]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:47:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/2015-01-13_1207.png
At least 15 Metro employees required medical treatment because of the Jan. 12 smoke incident near the L'Enfant Metrorail station, most of them Metro Transit Police officers, according to a cache of internal...

Photo Credit: Jonathan Rogers
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<![CDATA[D.C. Group to Hold Marijuana Seed-Sharing Events]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:16:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC+Marijuana+Seed+Share+Line.jpg
Marijuana has been legal in D.C. for about a month, but there's one question that may leave those who want to indulge perplexed -- how do you get it?

Photo Credit: Mark Segraves]]>