<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:59:32 -0400 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:59:32 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Found Guilty of Murder of 2 Children, 2 Women]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:27:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000006154115_1200x675_228704323621.jpg
The man accused of killing two women and two children over drugs has been found guilty of first-degree murder.]]>
<![CDATA[Rehab Center Treats Baby Squirrel After Fall]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:02:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/squirrel8.jpg
The same rehab center that patched up D.C.'s snowy owl has another cute creature under their care.]]>
<![CDATA[Victim IDed in Fatal Montgomery Co. Crash]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:29:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/Beallsville+crash.jpg
A man was killed after his car struck a pole and overturned in in Montgomery County early Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Condom Shortage in Cuba]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:20:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WEB_CONDOMS_BY_MAIL.png
The latest food and product shortage to rock Cubans is being felt in the bedroom. Complaints that condoms are scarce are emerging from the island, part of a dry spell that has lasted several weeks, The...]]>
<![CDATA[Sloth Bear Cub, Seal Pup Named at National Zoo]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:49:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/zoo-babies1.jpg
A sloth bear cub and a seal pup at the National Zoo are now known as more than just "a sloth bear cub" and "a seal pup." The two babies have recently been named Remi and Rona, the zoo announced Thursday.

Photo Credit: National Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Wizards Face Bulls in NBA First Round]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:56:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/175*120/462545999.jpg
A primer to get you ready for the Wizards' first playoff action in six years.

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<![CDATA[Mom Drives Van Into River: Police]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:05:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Delaware-River-Mom.jpg
A mother was arrested after she allegedly tried to kill her three children by driving into the Delaware River. Police say 49-year-old Joann Smith was driving her van in Florence Township, N.J around 6:30 p.m. on

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<![CDATA[Council Suing Gray Over Budget Control]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:32:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000006161022_1200x675_229193283512.jpg
The D.C. Council will file paperwork Thursday to bring Mayor Vincent Gray to court. They're suing him over how the city spends your taxpayer dollars. News4's Melissa Mollet is outside the Wilson Building...]]>
<![CDATA[OC Official Disputes Real Estate Co.'s "Most Dangerous" List]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:48:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ocean+city+md.jpg
An Ocean City, Md., council member disputes a real estate company's study that found the popular vacation destination to be the most dangerous city in the state.]]>
<![CDATA[Increased Copper Thefts Reported in Charles County]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:25:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000006155335_1200x675_228916803979.jpg
News4's Erika Gonzalez reports on increased copper thefts in Charles County.]]>
<![CDATA[Survey: 1 Cell Phone Stolen Every 10 Seconds]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:16:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/CR+Stolen+Smart+Phone+041714.jpg
In the last year, smart phone thefts have nearly doubled to 3.1 million, according to Consumer Reports survey. And more than a million of those phones are never seen again.

Photo Credit: Consumer Reports]]>
<![CDATA[Court Documents Reveal Witness to Charles Severance's Guns]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:27:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/sketch-severance-background2.jpg
A recent court document from the lawyer for a man being investigated in connection with three high-profile murders in Alexandria, Va., sheds light on the alleged crimes and questions about his arrest.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Robbed of $1 in NYC Subway]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:47:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/girl-robbed-1-dollar.jpg
Police are looking for a man who approached a teen girl in a New York City subway stairwell and tried to rob her before assaulting her and fleeing with $1. The 15-year-old girl was entering a subway station...]]>
<![CDATA[Another Attack in Potomac Mills Parking Lot]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:26:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000006154465_1200x675_228781123630.jpg
For the second time in less than a month there's been a nighttime attack in the parking lot at Potomac Mills mall.]]>
<![CDATA[Jury Gets Riverdale Quadruple Murder Case]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:09:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000006154115_1200x675_228704323621.jpg
Closing arguments wrapped up Wednesday in the first-degree murder trial of a man accused of killing two women and two children over drugs, and the jury is deliberating.]]>
<![CDATA[Food Vendors Blamed for Overflowing Trash at National Mall]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:17:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/National+Mall+Trash+Dylan+Stoddard.jpg
Tourists who flocked to the National Mall to see the famous cherry blossoms also got an eyeful of trash.

Photo Credit: Dylan Stoddard]]>
<![CDATA[Family Returns to Boston to Complete Marathon]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:08:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000006154426_1200x675_228779075545.jpg
A local family is returning to Boston to complete the marathon they were unable to finish last year. John Walls shot cell phone video of the bombing while waiting for his wife and daughter to cross the...]]>
<![CDATA[U.S. House Office Administrators Scan for Heartbleed Intrusion]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:24:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/heartbleed1.jpg
Emails obtained by the News-4 I-Team show office administrators of the U.S House of Representatives are scanning their IT system to protect against the “Heartbleed” computer vulnerability.

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<![CDATA[Fire Truck Crashes Into Restaurant]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:15:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/firetruckcrash1.JPG
At least 15 people, including six firefighters, were hurt Wednesday after a fire engine crashed into a building in Southern California. Two fire trucks had collided in Monterey Park around 3:15 p.m., sending one...

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<![CDATA[Once-Conjoined Twins Leave Hospital]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:26:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Ezell-Twins-041514.jpg
The conjoined twins who were separated in Dallas were released from the hospital Wednesday, eight months after their surgery. "We are thrilled beyond words that we are here today," the boys' mother...

Photo Credit: Ezell Family/Medical City Children's Hospital]]>
<![CDATA[Bodies of Two Men Found Near I-295]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:27:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/police-tape-day-SHERIFF-shutterstock_5011405.jpg
The bodies of two men were found about 50 feet apart near Interstate 295 in Southeast Wednesday, D.C. police said.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Jesus Drawing a Record in Chalk?]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:22:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/chalk-jesus-03.jpg
A church in Texas is trying to set the world record for the largest chalk drawing with a massive drawing of Jesus that spans nearly 17,000 square feet. Volunteers taking part in the Easter activity began...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[VIDEO: Burglar Peers Into Crib]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:40:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/gjanda-2014-04-16-12h46m46s137.jpg
A burglary suspect who broke into a Houston home was caught on the video baby monitor set up to view the family's sleeping toddler.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Suffers Fatal Gunshot Wounds in Northeast D.C. Home]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:11:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/210*120/0416-dc-police.jpg
D.C. police are investigating whether the shooting death of a 57-year-old man in Northeast Wednesday was a suicide.]]>
<![CDATA[Teens Accused of Sharing Naked Pics]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:32:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/texting-sexting.jpg
Two New Jersey teens are facing criminal charges after allegedly sharing nude photos of other teens, some of whom were engaging in sex acts, police said. The Little Falls Police Department said Wednesday that a...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest Made in 2013 Southeast Triple Shooting]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:13:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/236*120/triple_shooting_in_southeast.png
Police have made an arrest in a triple shooting that left two men dead in southeast D.C. in July 2013.]]>
<![CDATA[Kathie Lee Joins Va. "Into the Woods" Production]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:09:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Kathie+Lee+Gifford-722.jpg
The Today Show's Kathie Lee Gifford is bringing her talents to the D.C. area.

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<![CDATA[Washington Monument Tickets Now Available]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:41:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Washington+Monument+Scaffolding+030713.jpg
The National Park Service began accepting ticket reservations for the Washington Monument Wednesday.

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