<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usSat, 25 Jun 2016 08:14:42 -0400Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:14:42 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[I-270 Blocked After Trooper-Involved Crash]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:13:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/nbc4+breaking+news.jpg
Montgomery County police said a Maryland State Police trooper was involved in the crash. Montgomery County Fire and EMS spokesman Pete Piringer said the cruiser was on the shoulder of the road when it was...]]>
<![CDATA[BWI to SEA Plane Stuck in Pothole]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:08:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/PlaneAlaskaBWIStuck.jpg
An Alaska Airlines flight from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport was cancelled after one of the plane’s wheels got stuck in a pothole on...

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<![CDATA[What Stands Between Trump and a US Brexit Effect]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:44:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/542736486-donald-trump-brexit-vote-election.jpg
Even as Donald Trump drew parallels on Friday between the British vote to leave the European Union and the American presidential election, migration experts and activists cautioned against too close a comparison...

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<![CDATA[2 Adults, 3 Children Injured in Germantown Crash]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:16:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ClopperRdCrash.jpg
Five people have been injured, including two adults and three children, in a serious crash in Germantown, Maryland, Friday night, fire officials said.

Photo Credit: Pete Piringer/Montgomery County Fire]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Arrested for Threats Against Ex-Girlfriend, School]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:23:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/EleanorRoosevelt.jpg
A teenage boy who allegedly told his ex-girlfriend he would shoot up her home, school and her mother's workplace has been arrested, D.C. police say.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Dead, 2 Injured in Shooting at Maryland Home: Police]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:11:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DistrictHeights1.jpg
Multiple people have been shot at a home in District Heights, Maryland, Friday night, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Metal Plate Gives Way to Car on DC Street]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:22:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/CarStuck4.jpg
No one was injured and two people managed to escape the car without harm.

Photo Credit: Darcy Spencer/NBC Washington]]>
<![CDATA[Life Sentence for Man Who Killed Over Drugs in Silver Spring]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:25:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015196404_1200x675_712444483571.jpg
A Montgomery County judge sentenced a man convicted of murdering another man over drugs to life without parole. News4's Chris Gordon reports on the chilling confession from the murderer.]]>
<![CDATA[DNA, License Plate Link Arlington Suspect To Attempted Abductions, Rape]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:44:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015196594_1200x675_712462915548.jpg
Police say DNA and a police license reader linked a probation department employee to two attempted abductions in 2007 and a rape in Arlington last month. News4's Mark Segraves explains.]]>
<![CDATA[Md. High School Football Players Concerned About Field's Safety]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:24:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/HSFootballPlayers.jpg
There are serious concerns about safety on a high school football field in Hyattsville, Maryland. Some players say the turf conditions are so bad they fear they’ll get hurt. Prince George's County Bureau...]]>
<![CDATA[High School Students Make Documentary on Olympic Hopefuls]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:30:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20160624+Lyles+Brothers+Documentary.jpg
A group of students at T.C. Williams High School are producing a documentary on brothers and track stars hoping to make it to the Olympics.]]>
<![CDATA[P-Funk Mothership Landing at the Smithsonian]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:15:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015196738_1200x675_712474179707.jpg
It's one of music's most iconic stage props: the Parliament Funkadelic Mothership. And you'll be able to see it up close when the National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in September.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Pleads Guilty in Gang-Related Park Death]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:34:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Boris+Castro.jpg
A Virginia man pleaded guilty to first degree murder Thursday in the gang-related stabbing of a man at a popular park last year, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Some Rain, Sparse T-Storms Possible Fri. Afternoon]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:10:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/2016-06-24_1709.jpg
We could get a bit of rain and some thunderstorms Friday afternoon and evening, but Storm Team4 said no severe weather is on the horizon.

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<![CDATA[Former Dunbar HS Coach Sentenced for Sexually Abusing Students]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:03:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Dunbar-High-School-DC-GettyImages-456569432.jpg
A former assistant track coach at Dunbar High School in D.C. was sentenced to more than 17 years in prison Friday for sexually abusing seven students.

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<![CDATA[Olympic Gold Medalist Fights Cancer]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:36:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20160624+Shannon+Miller.jpg
Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller was the leader of the Magnificent Seven in the Atlanta Olympics, a champion who is still the most-decorated American gymnast. But, years after the games, she faced the toughest...]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia Toddler Bitten by Copperhead Snake]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:11:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/toddler-bitten.jpg
After a Virginia toddler was bitten by a copperhead snake in his backyard last week, he was rushed to the hospital for life-saving medication -- but now his parents are facing tens of thousands of dollars...]]>
<![CDATA[How Will Brexit Affect the U.S?]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:14:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015196230_1200x675_712423491511.jpg
The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. Beyond Friday's dramatic drop in the stock market, what implications does the Brexit have for the United States? News4's Pat Lawson Muse reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Gay Marriage Plaintiff Shames Senate GOP on SCOTUS Stance]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:42:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/JimObergefell-AP_16175585049930.jpg
The lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case to legalize marriage equality nationwide is calling on Senate Republicans to “do their job” and hold a confirmation hearing for Judge Merrick Garland, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Trump Fined $10K for Missing Public Space Hearing in NYC]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:16:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trump-scotland.jpg
Donald Trump was fined $10,000 by New York City after his attorneys missed a hearing to determine if the company that manages his midtown tower violated an agreement with the city over a bench in the lobby.

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<![CDATA[Fireworks Finder: Fourth of July in the DC Area]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:57:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20160622+fireworks.jpg
The battle of the booms is on again this year, as tons of spots in and around the District celebrate Independence Day with parades, fireworks and family activities.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested for Allegedly Laying Condom on Woman on Metro]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:44:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/LawrenceHarris.jpg
A D.C. man turned himself in Friday morning for allegedly putting a fluid-filled condom the shoulder of a woman on a Metro train, police say.

Photo Credit: Metro Transit Police]]>
<![CDATA[Britain's Brexit: How Baby Boomers Defeated Millennials in Historic Vote]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:10:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-542742502.jpg
The United Kingdom's decision to sever itself from the European Union on Friday exposed something approaching an intergenerational war of ideas.While the "leave" campaign won the referendum with 51.9...

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<![CDATA[WADA Suspends Accreditation of Rio Olympic Lab]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:45:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/189*120/GettyImages-481591670.jpg
The World Anti-Doping Agency has stopped its accredited laboratory in Rio de Janeiro from conducting tests just weeks before the Olympic Games open in the city.WADA says the lab's accreditation has been...

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<![CDATA[NYPD Rolls Out Rainbow SUV to Support Orlando Victims]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:26:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Rainbow-NYPD-SUV-0623.jpg
The NYPD has rolled out a rainbow-colored SUV in support of the LGBTQ community and the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando last week.One of the department's patrol SUVs was re-outfitted with lights...

Photo Credit: Gay Officers Action League
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<![CDATA[Independence Vote 'Highly Likely': Scottish FM]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:14:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/AP_16144496448401.jpg
Scotland's government began moves Friday to hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. after the "Brexit" vote, saying it was forced out of the European Union against its will.Scots voted by...

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<![CDATA[US to Report 100 Civilians Killed in 500 Drone Strikes]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:32:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_143925783768.jpg
The Obama administration is poised to announce it believes around 100 civilians have died in nearly 500 U.S. drone strikes since 2009, U.S. officials tell NBC News.The number is a far lower estimate than those...

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<![CDATA[Man Pleads Guilty in Alexandria Playground Death]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:32:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AlvaroEnriqueSaenzCastro2.jpg
The 22-year-old man charged with the murder of a man on an Alexandria, Virginia, playground says he only meant to talk to the victim, but lost control, court documents reveal.]]>
<![CDATA[Metro Station Flooding Issues to Be Fixed: DC Councilmember]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:22:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dcmetroflood.jpg
Mary Cheh, councilmember for Ward 3, said the District Department of Transportation plans to upgrade drainage systems and raise grates to reduce flooding in the Cleveland Park metro station.

Photo Credit: Christin Fernandez]]>
<![CDATA[DC Mayor Says She Will Run For Re-Election]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:56:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062316+muriel+bowser.jpg
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser confirmed to reporters Thursday that she will run for re-election in 2018. News4's Tom Sherwood reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Investigate Sudden Death in Store's Parking Lot]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:43:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/2016-06-24_0526.png
A body was found inside an SUV in the parking lot of an Alexandria, Virginia, grocery store Thursday night.]]>