<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usMon, 21 Aug 2017 13:50:43 -0400Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:50:43 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Here Goes the Sun! Eclipse Moving Across US Toward DC]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:06:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20819754_10155792518843606_3800100976853092243_o1.jpg
While we won't get a total solar eclipse in the D.C. area Monday, we'll come close at 82 percent.]]>
<![CDATA[Green Line Resumes Between Branch Avenue, Naylor Road]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:33:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/metro-shutterstock_9852473014.jpg
The fire department was called to the scene as precaution as crews dealt with an arcing wire, Metro said.

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<![CDATA[Here's the Best of What People Posted From #SolarEclipse2017]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:45:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/woah+eclipse.PNG
The total solar eclipse crossing the country Monday promises to be one of the most photographed eclipses in history, thanks to the rise of smartphones and social media.Here are some of the best images...

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<![CDATA[Excitement Builds in SC Ahead of Totality]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:12:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Excitement_Builds_in_SC_Ahead_of_Totality.jpg
Many D.C. area residents will be watching the total eclipse in South Carolina.]]>
<![CDATA[Where to Find Solar Eclipse Glasses at the Last Second]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:34:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2017-08-21_0627.jpg
Less than 24 hours until the eclipse!

Photo Credit: @AdamTuss]]>
<![CDATA['Crown Heights' Film Tells Wrongful Conviction Story]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:00:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Crown_Heights_movie.jpg
The film "Crown Heights," out Sept. 1, tells the true story of a teenage immigrant who was wrongfully convicted of a murder in New York City. News4's Eun Yang speaks with producer and actor Nnamdi...]]>
<![CDATA[DC Kids Head Back to School]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:08:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC_Kids_Head_Back_to_School.jpg
Students in D.C. bid summer goodbye Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Ohio Judge Shot, Fires Back in Apparent Ambush-Style Attack]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:15:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Ohio-judge-shot.jpg
Two people attacked a judge in Ohio who was walking to work at the Jefferson County Courthouse Monday morning, wounding him after gunfire broke out, NBC News reported.Judge Joseph J.

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<![CDATA[Man Who Confessed to Stabbing 3 Girls to Get Mental Check]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:03:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Antonio+Shareek+Williams.jpg
The man who police say has confessed to stabbing his 6-year-old sister and two young cousins Friday made a series of strange outbursts during a wild court hearing Monday, and will now get a mental evaluation.

Photo Credit: Prince George's County Police Department
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<![CDATA[Ex-School Aide Gets 75 Years for Abusing Students ]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:32:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Deonte+Carraway+Look+N.jpg
A former Prince George's County school aide was sentenced to 75 years in prison Monday after admitting to taking and sharing cellphone videos of children performing sex acts.

Photo Credit: Prince George's County Police]]>
<![CDATA[DC Students Head Back to School]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:29:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC_Students_Head_Back_to_School.jpg
Students in D.C. are back in class Monday, including at the newly renovated Marie Reed Elementary School and Duke Ellington School of the Arts.]]>
<![CDATA[Eclipse Will Cost Almost $700M in Productivity: Researchers]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:09:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/eclipse+photo.jpg
American workers ducking out to view Monday's total solar eclipse will cost employers at least $694 million, according to one estimate.Reuters reported that a outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Eclipse Chasers: US in for 'Otherworldly' Experience]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:24:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Solar+Eclipse+Asia.jpg
Millions of Americans from Salem, Oregon, to Charleston, South Carolina, will be able to see the total eclipse on Aug. 21, according to NASA. Eclipse chasers say they've been preparing for the moment for years.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
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<![CDATA[Air and Space Museum Prepares for Eclipse Viewing Party]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:30:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Air_and_Space_Museum_Prepares_for_Eclipse_Viewing_Party.jpg
The Air and Space Museum is planning a solar eclipse viewing party for Monday, and they have thousands of viewing glasses to hand out. Darcy Spencer reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Clemson Ready for Eclipse With 50,000 Viewing Glasses]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:42:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Clemson_Ready_for_Eclipse_With_50000_Viewing_Glasses.jpg
Storm Team4 Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer arrived at Clemson in the path of totality, where he will cover the solar eclipse Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[First Corpse Flower Begins to Bloom; Two More Ready]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 09:31:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/RBotanicalGarden.jpg
The first of three corpse flowers in Washington, D.C., started blooming late Saturday night, and two more of the stinky blossoms are still waiting to go.Three corpse flowers, also called "the stinky plant,"...

Photo Credit: United States Botanical Garden
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<![CDATA[Double-Length Metrobus Crashes in NW DC, Eight Injured]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:49:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/double+bus+crash.jpg
A crash involving a double-length D.C. Metrobus injured eight people Sunday afternoon in northwest Washington.

Photo Credit: DC Fire and EMS @dcfireems]]>
<![CDATA[Comedians at Ben's Mural Recall Dick Gregory's Impact]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:36:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Comedians_at_Bens_Mural_Recall_Dick_Gregorys_Impact_on_Their.jpg
Comedians who visited the Ben's Chili Bowl mural recall the impact comedian and activist Dick Gregory had on their lives. Derrick Ward reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Ill. Slaying Was Part of Murder-Suicide Sex Fantasy: Prosecutors]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:28:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/lathem+warren+mugs.png
Prosecutors alleged Sunday that the men charged in the "gruesome" stabbing death of a 26-year-old hairdresser committed the crime as part of a sexual fantasy of "killing others and then themselves."A...

Photo Credit: Chicago Police]]>
<![CDATA[Family Remembers Young Girl Killed in Clinton]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:29:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Clinton_Girls_Killed.jpg
The father of one of the girls killed in Clinton, Maryland, got one last outing with her before she killed, and he has a recent video she sent him telling him she loved him to remember her by.]]>
<![CDATA[Redskins Rookies Moreau, Nicholson Strike in Debut]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:06:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Redskins5.jpg
Two Redskins rookie defensive backs who debuted Saturday against Green Bay already forged a strong bond.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Lewis: A Complicated King of Comedy]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:57:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/jerrylewiswinefeuerherd.jpg
In his “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”-inspired comedic master work, “The Nutty Professor,” Jerry Lewis gave fans two characters for the price of one: sweet, ineffectual scientist Julius Klemp and his chemically...

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Joel Ryan]]>
<![CDATA[#CleartheShelters: Over 1,300 Pets Find Forever Homes]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:33:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/gallery13.jpg
Hundreds of shelters across the country waiving adoption fees Saturday for Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive.
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<![CDATA[America Still in Turmoil a Year After Kaepernick's Protest]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:31:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/kaepernickfeuerherd.jpg
What started as a protest against police brutality has mushroomed a year later into a divisive debate over the future of a football player who refused to stand for the national anthem and now faces what his fans...

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Butch Dill]]>
<![CDATA[8-Year-Old Boy Grazed by Bullet in Southeast DC]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:16:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/generic-police-lights22.jpg
An 8-year-old boy was grazed by a bullet in southeast Washington on Saturday night, police said.]]>