<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usFri, 28 Oct 2016 15:56:27 -0400Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:56:27 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Hey, It's Jess': Meet Woman Behind Clinton Campaign Texts]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:02:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/102816+jessica+morales+rocketto.jpg
The woman behind the "Hey, it's Jess" text messages that the Hillary Clinton campaign sends to more than 1 million subscribers says recipients send back photos of their families, their pets -- and in one case --...

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<![CDATA[Man Charged With Filing Fake Voter Registration Applications]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:58:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Vafalay+Massaquoi.jpg
A former resident of Alexandria, Virginia, is facing up to 40 years in prison after he allegedly used fake names to fill out voter registration applications.Vafalay Massaquoi, 30, is facing four felony charges...

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<![CDATA[Sources: Metro to Cut Over 100 Jobs; More Cuts May Be Coming]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:30:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Crowded+Metro+Train.jpg
Metro is eliminating more than 100 positions on Friday as part of an aggressive move to help balance the agency's massive budget shortfall, sources tell News4.]]>
<![CDATA[MLB Commish Says Chief Wahoo Could Go, Casting Hope for Native American Movement]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:01:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_164851660047-cleveland.jpg
The Cleveland Indians could win the World Series and then lose its logo.Chief Wahoo, the Indians’ controversial mascot who is featured in the team's logo, could be retired after this season.

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<![CDATA[76ers Apologize for Kicking Out 'We Matter' Anthem Singer]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:56:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Sevyn.jpg
The Philadelphia 76ers publicly apologized Friday to the singer who wasn't allowed to sing the national anthem at the team's home opener this week because of her "We Matter" jersey.She was scheduled to...

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<![CDATA[Kids Euro Festival Returns to DC for 9th Year]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:37:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016563191_1200x675_795806787598.jpg
The Kids Euro Festival has come to D.C. for the 9th year, featuring performances, storytelling, films and more from all over Europe. NBC4's Barbara Harrison speaks with EU Ambassador to the U.S. David O'Sullivan]]>
<![CDATA[Runners Get Ready for Marine Corps Marathon]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:37:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/220*120/2016-10-28_1236.png
On your mark, get set, GO! Runners are grabbing their gear and getting ready for this weekend's race. News4's Megan McGrath reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman, 19, Accused of Sending Child Pornography]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:12:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/police+car5.jpg
A 19-year-old woman sent child pornography to an undercover FBI agent, the Metropolitan Police Department said in a release.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Russian Official Died After Drinking, Falling in DC Hotel]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:54:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/187*120/51397094.jpg
The conspiracy theories surrounding the mysterious and sudden death of a former Russian presidential aide have finally been debunked after investigators determined he died from an injury he suffered after...

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<![CDATA[Police Searching for Missing Bethesda Man]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:27:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Daniel+McNeil+Hogan.jpg
Montgomery County police are searching for a 25-year-old Bethesda man who hasn't been heard from in two days.]]>
<![CDATA[Prince George's County Snow Crews Do Dry Run]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:58:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016559968_1200x675_795658307962.jpg
No snow on the ground yet, but one agency is getting a head start on preparations. Prince George's County snow crews hit the streets Friday morning, and News 4's Molette Green went along for the ride.]]>
<![CDATA[Prosecutors Push for Trial Date in DC Mansion Murders Case]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:46:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/wint+mugshot.jpg
The suspect in the gruesome deaths of a couple, their young son and their housekeeper pleaded not guilty Friday to the 20 felony charges he's facing in the brutal crime.

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<![CDATA[Bill Cosby's Lawyers Say He Registered as 'Legally Blind']]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:27:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/billcosby2.jpg
Bill Cosby’s attorney say he is “legally blind” and has officially registered with a state commission for the blind, NBC News reported. Cosby’s eyesight will have an effect on the cases of sexual abuse...

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<![CDATA[Chandra Levy's Mom Speaks Out on Condit Interview]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:25:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/levy-memorial.jpg
Chandra Levy's mother said former congressman Gary Condit has not revealed the whole truth about his relationship with her daughter.Condit sat down with Dr. Phil McGraw Thursday for the first interview in...

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<![CDATA[Redskins Arrive in London for Royal Road Trip]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:32:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2016-10-28_0929.png
British and American fans got to meet, take pictures with and get autographs from the Redskins after the team touched down at Heathrow Airport in London today. The Skins game against the Bengals is Sunday...]]>
<![CDATA[Shirtless Climber in Custody After Another GWB Nightmare]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:43:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/gwb+intruder.jpg
One man was taken into custody after scaling a tower on the George Washington Bridge Friday morning, shutting down the upper level of the span at the height of rush hour for the second time this week.

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<![CDATA[Safe Pumpkin Carving Techniques for Halloween Weekend]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:23:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/PumpkinSafety1027_MP4-147765593219300001.jpg
With Halloween upon us, here are some tips for avoiding pumpkin-carving injuries, from orthopedic hand surgeon Dr. Gregory Sobol.]]>
<![CDATA[Young Fan Knocked Out During World Series Game Gets Tickets]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:36:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/wallach+world+series+thumb.jpg
The Cleveland Indians have given a young Cubs fans who was accidentally knocked out by an Indians fan at the start of Game 1 tickets to see Game 3 of the World Series, the boy's family said.

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<![CDATA[Children's Riding Vehicles Recalled]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:01:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/peg-perego-recall.jpg
About 3,000 Peg Perego children's riding vehicles have been recalled due to fire and burn hazards.Peg Perego recalled the battery-operated Polaris Sportsman vehicle after reports that a circuit board can fail...

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<![CDATA[Russia Gets Hacked; Emails Show Ukraine Involvement ]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:33:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/putin-aide.jpg
Ukrainian group Cyber Hunta released hacked emails from the office of one of Putin’s top aides Vladislav Surkov, which reveal Russia’s involvement in the separatist movement in Ukraine, NBC News reported.The...

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<![CDATA[Hundreds of Homemade Bombs Investigated by DC-Area Police]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:22:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20161027+Explosives.jpg
D.C.-area police have investigated at least 600 threats or uses of homemade bombs and incendiary devices since 2014. And some of the seized devices show homemade explosives and incendiary devices are easy...]]>
<![CDATA[Turn Your Old Clothes Into Extra Cash Using Apps]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:04:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cell-GettyImages-536989145.jpg
The secret to making some extra money could be hanging in your closet. Apps are making it easier than ever to consign clothes from the comfort of your home.

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<![CDATA[Judge Rules That Evicted Maryland Families Can Move Back In]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:00:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20161027+Lynnhill.jpg
Two days after electric, gas and water service was cut off to a Maryland apartment building -- forcing 77 families to move out suddenly and in the dark -- a judge has ruled that families can move back in.]]>
<![CDATA[10 Years Later, Mother Determined to Find Son's Killer]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:40:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Cheverly+Woman.jpg
Ten years after her son's death, a Maryland woman still doesn't know who killed him -- but she hasn't given up on trying to help solve his case. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Biden Said to Be Considered for Sec. of State if Clinton Win]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:32:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ClintonBiden-AP_16228679390421.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden is under consideration for secretary of state if Hillary Clinton wins the White House, a trusted source confirmed to NBC News Thursday night.Politico first reported that Biden is...

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<![CDATA[Dakota Access Pipeline: 141 Activists Arrested]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:51:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DAKOTA_AP_16301812947655.jpg
Authorities had arrested 141 people who were protesting a controversial North Dakota oil pipeline early on Friday, NBC News reported.The arrests came after a more than six-hour standoff over the stretch...

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<![CDATA[Woman Abducted, Sexually Assaulted in Fairfax County: Police]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:41:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Rubios+Restaurant.jpg
Two men who brutally attacked a woman and sexually assaulted her in Fairfax County, Virginia, on Saturday are still at large, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Redskins Royal Road Trip: Pat Collins Learns British Ways]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:35:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20161027+Pat.jpg
Pat Collins practices saying "gobsmacked" on Day 2 of his Redskins Royal Road Trip.]]>
<![CDATA[Arrests in Major Phone Scam Operation]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:10:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20161027+IRS+Scam.jpg
Thursday, dozens of people were indicted for allegedly scamming thousands of Americans through fake IRS calls. News4 Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan reports that this scam has hit many victims in our area.]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Workers Accuse Management of Sidestepping Safety Rules]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:18:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/102716+metro+workers.jpg
The workers making critical repairs to the Metrorail system say management is forcing them to sidestep safety rules, putting both workers and the public in danger.

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