<![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-usSat, 30 Jul 2016 00:00:22 -0400Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:00:22 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Assaulted in 'Happy Slapping' Incident on Metro Train]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:15:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015599131_1200x675_734996035616.jpg
News 4's Chris Gordon talked to a man who claims he was assaulted this week by a group of young men on a Metro train who shot video as they hit him in the head and ran. It's called "Happy Slapping," a trend that...]]>
<![CDATA[DNC Day 4: Clinton Makes History and Other Top Moments]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:52:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-584451814.jpg
To President Barack Obama, she is a leader who will “blast through glass ceilings.” To former President Bill Clinton, she is the “best darn change agent” he has ever seen. To former New York City Mayor...

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<![CDATA[Web's Beloved Dogs Meet at Facebook]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:11:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/facebookdogs_n.jpg
Two social media powerhouses joined together for a business lunch at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters on Thursday, no doubt striking a few business deals, comparing notes on the best brands of dog food,...

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<![CDATA[Man Suspected of Robbing DC Yoga Studios Arrested]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:37:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Michael+Turner1.jpg
Police say they have arrested a man suspected of robbing multiple yoga studios and other businesses in the District.]]>
<![CDATA[Hogs 2.0: Trent Williams Gathered Linemates to Work Out in the Off Season]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:21:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015599506_1200x675_735036995672.jpg
Trent Williams says the Washington Redskins have the players in place to be a powerhouse team. Carol Maloney spoke with him at training camp Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Cannabis Giveaway Held in D.C.]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:11:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/MamaJuana+Edibles.jpg
More than 1,000 people stood in line Friday to get free marijuana seeds, plants and edible marijuana treats.

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<![CDATA[Disabled Residents Sue Prince George's Co. Housing Authority]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:02:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Kenneth+Galloway.jpg
Residents in public housing told News4 that simple tasks like bathing, cooking and dressing have become huge challenges for them to perform in their own homes.]]>
<![CDATA[No Toes in the Sand Yet at Popular Virginia Beach Bar]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:17:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015599128_1200x675_734998083541.jpg
Construction progress is being made at the MacDowell BrewKitchen, Leesburg's popular beach bar.]]>
<![CDATA[MARC Service Suspended After Train Strikes Car; 1 Injured]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:44:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/marc_train.jpg
Firefighters extricated one person from the car and that person has non-life threatening injuries, fire officials said.

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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Email Scam Offers Paid Version of the App]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:14:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/575424400-pokemon-go-generic.jpg
Email scammers are attempting to capitalize on the "Pokemon Go" craze by asking users to pay a monthly fee for a nonexistent version of the game, which has reached millions around the world.

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<![CDATA[Autism Speaks Co-Founder Dies]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:07:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_080508050566.jpg
The co-founder of Autism Speaks and wife of a former NBC CEO, Suzanne Wright, died Friday afternoon in her Fairfield, Connecticut, home, the organization's website said. "Suzanne sparked a global conversation...

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<![CDATA[Wisc. Teen Cut Victim's Throat in 'First Kill': Records]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:08:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-141810855.jpg
A 14-year-old girl in Wisconsin has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly cutting another teen’s throat, NBC News reported. The attack happened in the town of New Richmond on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Va. Man Pulls Gun After Basketball Game, Police Say.]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:23:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Police+Siren+Generic+123.jpg
A Virginia man pulled a gun out after a basketball game in Fort Belvoir, police said. News4's Scott MacFarlane reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Pence: 'Name Calling' Has No Place in Politics]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:31:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/MikePenceMichiganRally-AP_16211005187404.jpg
Mike Pence called out President Barack Obama on Friday for indirectly referring to Donald Trump as a demagogue, saying “name calling” has “no place in public life,” NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Grandmother, Mother Charged After 7-Month-Old's Death]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:18:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Generic+DC+Police+Lights+Close+Up+Generic.jpg
A grandmother and mother face child cruelty charges after the death of a 7-month-old boy.

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<![CDATA[Why Were Charges Dropped in Chandra Levy Case?]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:11:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015597109_1200x675_734918723882.jpg
A Maryland woman says she gave police key information on the man who told officials that Ingmar Guandique confessed to being involved in Chandra Levy's death. News4's Scott MacFarlane has more.]]>
<![CDATA[Northbound GW Parkway Briefly Closed After Body Found]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:56:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Traffic+Generic2.jpg
A section of George Washington Memorial Parkway in Northern Virginia was partially closed Friday afternoon after a body was found near the roadway, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Dental Clinic to Provide Free Services in Maryland]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:07:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dental_clinic.jpg
A free dental clinic will help hundreds of "underserved, uninsured, and under-insured" people on Friday and Saturday in Maryland.

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<![CDATA[Chelsea Manning Faces Charges After Suicide Attempt]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:08:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP487005992233.jpg
Jailed transgender soldier Chelsea Manning is facing "administrative offenses" related to her July 5 suicide attempt that could result in indefinite solitary confinement, her attorneys have said.Manning,...

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<![CDATA[1.5 Million Gallons of Sewage Spills Into Maryland River]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:00:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Riverfront+Park.jpg
Officials are urging residents to stay out of the water and off the park's paths until further notice.

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<![CDATA[Appeals Court Rejects Strict NC Voting Law]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:16:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/PatMcCrory-AP_16176608389894.jpg
A North Carolina voting law was struck down Friday by a federal appeals court, finding that Republican lawmakers intentionally discriminated against African-Americans, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Metro Derailment to Disrupt Service on 2 Lines This Weekend]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:12:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/072916+metro+derailment.jpg
A Metro train derailed in Northern Virginia early Friday, injuring one man and causing delays and disruptions that will continue into the weekend.

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<![CDATA[ Calif. Resort Uses Falcons As 'Bouncers' to Combat Seagull Population]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:13:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/JoeRoyHarrisHawk.jpg
The Terranea Resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula had a seagull problem that was solved by turning to some of nature's most intimidating "bouncers."Joe Roy III and his birds of prey specialize in getting...

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<![CDATA[At Least 2 Dead in California Medical Plane Crash]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:05:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/planecrash12.jpg
Authorities say searchers have found the wreckage of a small medical transport plane in remote Northern California and that at least two people are dead.A pilot was taking a flight nurse, a transport medic and...

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<![CDATA[Could Candidate Trump Be Denied National Security Briefings?]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:00:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-578134196-%281%29.jpg
Calls have increased for Republican nominee Donald Trump to be denied national security briefings offered to presidential nominees of major political parties after his entreaty to Russian hackers to find Hillary...

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<![CDATA['This Is the Job': Great Balloon Pop Follows DNC]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:40:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DNC+Balloon+Pop+Gif.gif
A massive drop of red, white and blue balloons capped off four days of Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia late Thursday night.But once the balloons dropped and...

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<![CDATA[DC Women's Democratic Group Hails Clinton's Nomination]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:22:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Woman+Dem.jpg
Hillary Clinton is closer than any woman has ever been to becoming president of the United States. News 4’s Meagan Fitzgerald watched Clinton’s speech with some women who weren’t always sure this day would...]]>
<![CDATA[USA Uniforms for Opening Ceremony Revealed]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:47:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/teamusa-opening-ceremony-uni.jpg
American athletes will walk into the Maracana stadium for the Olympic opening ceremony next week following the light on their flag bearer's jacket.

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<![CDATA[ Navy to Name Ship After Gay Rights Icon Harvey Milk: Report]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:43:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/harvey-milk2.jpg
The United States Navy will be naming one of their ships after gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to a report by the U.S. Naval Institute, which cites a Congressional notice...

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<![CDATA[Levy's Mother in 'State of Shock']]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:50:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/susan-levy.jpg
The mother of Chandra Levy, a Washington, D.C., intern from Modesto, California, whose 2001 disappearance and death received national attention, said she is "totally in a state of shock" after learning...

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<![CDATA[News4 Team Coverage of Hillary Clinton's Historic DNC Speech]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:36:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Clinton+Balloons.jpg
News4 Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey and reporter Aaron Gilchrist report live from the Democratic National Convention where Hillary Clinton officially accepted the presidential nomination.]]>
<![CDATA[Cop Mistook Doughnut Glaze for Meth]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:41:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-50850209.jpg
An Orlando man who was arrested after police officers mistook Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze for crystal meth has been cleared.Daniel Frederick Rushing, 64, was arrested on a possession of methamphetamine charge...

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<![CDATA[Body of Missing Bethesda Man Found, Police Say]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:20:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/alejandro+arlia.jpg
Police have found the body of a 51-year-old man who disappeared two days ago in Bethesda, Maryland.]]>