<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 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, 30 Jul 2015 00:13:31 -0400 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:13:31 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[3-Year-Old Girl Dies After Shooting in D.C.: Police Sources]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:49:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/072915+child+shot+scene.jpg
A 3-year-old girl has died after being shot Wednesday evening in a home in Southeast D.C., police sources tell News4.]]>
<![CDATA[Foul Smell Plagues Benning Road NE]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:26:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/072915+man+near+trash+smell.jpg
Residents and commuters just east of H Street NE on Wednesday couldn't escape an unpleasant odor.]]>
<![CDATA[Minnesota Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion Closes Practice]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:47:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_716454610724.jpg
Life-long hunter Walter Palmer closed his practice today and said he was willing to cooperate with any investigation, as guides he used in the hunt face charges in Zimbabwe.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Truck Crashes Into Shuttle Bus]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:21:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/casino+bus+fire+truck.jpg
A fire truck slammed into a shuttle bus into front of a Westchester casino Wednesday evening, hurting 10 people in both vehicles, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Water Main Break Closes Part of Georgia Ave.]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:10:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/water+main+break+silver+spring.jpg
Part of Georgia Avenue and surrounding streets in downtown Silver Spring are closed after a water main break flooded streets.]]>
<![CDATA[Man With Guns Arrested After Asking for Directions to White House]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:13:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-97765250.jpg
A man found with three guns was arrested near the Capitol Building early Tuesday after he stopped an officer to ask for directions to the White House.

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<![CDATA[Neighbors to Protest Over Police Station Delay in Prince George's County]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:36:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011345175_1200x675_493757507521.jpg
As Prince George's County leaders celebrated the opening of a fire station in Brandywine on Wednesday, a new multi-million police station sat empty in Fort Washington. As County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins...]]>
<![CDATA[Pipes Burst in Va. Homes During Utility Work]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:07:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/flood+evacuates+pregnant+woman+in+leesburg+virginia.jpg
Pipes burst in the houses of five families in Loudoun County, causing them to evacuate -- and residents say the town is to blame.]]>
<![CDATA[Boy Who Asked For Junk Mail Gets Hundreds of Books]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:04:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-539749513.jpg
Matthew Flores asked his mailman for junk mail to read since he had no books at home or money for a bus fare to the library. After the mailman's plea went viral, the 12-year-old boy received hundreds...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Sexually Assaulted at Gunpoint in Her Home]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:33:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/swann+road+%281%29.png
A sleeping woman was sexually assaulted in her home Monday afternoon and her attacker is still at large, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands Jam Whole Foods on Opening Day in Loudoun]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:36:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011345503_1200x675_493761091541.jpg
Loudoun County's first Whole Foods opens in Ashburn.]]>
<![CDATA[New Donut-Ice Cream Hybrid Food Craze: Milky Buns]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:36:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/milkybun.jpg
There's a new food crazy that is kicking Cronuts to the curb: the Milky Bun. "When [customers] tried the Milky Bun for the first time, that's when the wild fire started," Scott Ngheim, co-found of Afters...

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<![CDATA[Local Lawmakers to Cite Asbestos Report in Metro Debate]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:28:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/metro+asbestos+car+%281%29.jpg
Local lawmakers are calling for an end to the use of 1000-series Metro railcars after a News4 report showing hundreds of the cars contain asbestos.]]>
<![CDATA[The Flooding Triangle: Icons in Flooding's Crosshairs]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:10:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150729+Flooding.jpg
From ruby slippers to the Declaration of Independence, the Federal Triangle houses some of the nation’s most precious treasures. But the News 4 I-Team shows you why they, along with some of our biggest federal...
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<![CDATA[Metro Found Asbestos In Rail Cars In 2009, Documents Show]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:15:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/metro+car+inside+.jpg
Hundreds of Metro cars contain asbestos, and documents show Metro previously removed the hazardous material from a different location in the cars.

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<![CDATA[Suspect Named in Sexual Assault of Girl in Md. CVS]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:51:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/julio+cesar+ramirez+sarmento+cvs+6+year+old+sexual+assault.jpg
Police have identified the suspect who they say sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl in a drug store while her parent was in another aisle.

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<![CDATA[Dispatcher Who Hung Up on 911 Caller Before Friend Died Resigns]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:15:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/201*120/150728-jaydon-chavez-silver-plane-314p.jpeg
An Albuquerque Fire Department dispatcher who allegedly hung up on a distressed 911 caller seeking help as her friend was dying from a gunshot wound has resigned, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Cecil the Lion's Death May Result in 10 Cubs Killed: Experts]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:59:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_463227356214.jpg
The American dentist who hunted and killed a well-known lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe may have jeopardized the livelihood of 10 cubs in the animal's family, experts told NBC News. "Because lions have such...]]>
<![CDATA[Experts Say Dispatchers Need More Training]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:35:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-07-29-at-4.18.23-PM.jpg
An investigation into the Alburquerque dispatcher who allegedly hung up on a 911 caller has brought up the importance training practices when it comes to important emergency job. "You have to be the one...]]>
<![CDATA[Family of Man Killed by Ohio Cop Calls For Peace]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:20:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Ray-Tensing-mug.jpg
The family of Samuel DuBose, the Cincinnati man shot and killed during a traffic stop, is calling for peace following the release of the body camera video that captured the moment when DuBose was killed.

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<![CDATA[Lifeguard Lying in Sand on Duty]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:02:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/gary+lifeguard+video.jpg
A Gary, Indiana lifeguard has been fired after she was caught on video lying in the shade while on duty over the weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Only 4 Northern White Rhinos Left]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:28:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_760306698482.jpg
One of the last five northern white rhinoceroses in the world has died. Nabiré, a 31-year-old female northern white rhino, died of a ruptured cyst, authorities at the Dvůr Králové Zoo announced.]]>
<![CDATA[Charges in Maddy Middleton Death]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:31:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/T5A+VIGILIA+MADDY+SANTA+CRUZ+KATHERINE+VO+-+00002316.jpg
The Santa Cruz County District Attorney on Wednesday charged a 15-year-old boy with murder and kidnapping in the death of an 8-year-old girl who vanished while riding her scooter near her apartment on Sunday...

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<![CDATA[Man Struck Store Employee With Claw of Hammer: PD]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:50:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Leesburg+Suspect.jpg
Police are looking for a man who struck a outlet mall employee with the claw of a hammer.

Photo Credit: Leesburg Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:36:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/legionnaires+outbreak.jpg
Nearly three dozen cases of Legionnaires' disease, a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia spread through the air, have been reported in the Bronx over the last two weeks in what the Health Department...

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<![CDATA[Trump: I'd 'Love' to Pick Palin for Cabinet Spot]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:58:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/114965052_10.jpg
Donald Trump said he'd "love" to have former GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin as a member of his cabinet if he is elected president. Asked on Sarah Palin's Mama Grizz Radio's "The Palin Update...

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<![CDATA[Taliban Chief Mullah Omar Is Dead: Afghan Official]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:07:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP120428025635.jpg
The Afghan government announced Wednesday that longtime Taliban leader Mullah Omar was dead. "I can confirm that Mullah Omar is dead," the spokesman for Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security Abdul...

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<![CDATA[Greenpeace Protesters Dangle From Portland Bridge]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:24:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/150729-portland-bridge-greenpeace-1045a_560147613e0dbba71fcb0de19ea27d4a.nbcnews-ux-760-520.jpg
At least a dozen climbers with Greenpeace were dangling from a Portland, Oregon, bridge on Wednesday morning — and threatened to do so for days — in protest of Shell's scheduled launch of a ship for Arctic...

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<![CDATA[The Hill Releases '50 Most Beautiful' List]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:35:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/50-most-beautiful-2015.jpg
Looking for some eye candy in DC? TheHill.com's annual "50 Most Beautiful People" list is out.

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<![CDATA[Feared 'Symbol of Terror' Killed in Pakistan Ambush, Gunbattle]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:13:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_110715143258.jpg
One of Pakistan's most-feared Islamist militant leaders and 13 of his associates were gunned down during an assault on a police convoy that was transporting him from prison on Wednesday, The Associated...

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<![CDATA[Kerry Testifies on Iran Deal at Senate Hearing]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:10:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/jonh-kerry.jpg
Secretary of State John Kerry was back on the Hill on Wednesday testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, along with Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen.]]>
<![CDATA[Patriots Owner on Brady Decision]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:50:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-461747308.jpg
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick addressed the media a day after the NFL's decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs...

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<![CDATA[Body Found in Suitcase Wasn't Madeleine McCann: Police]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:14:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/missing+kid+1.jpg
Australian police have ruled out the possibility that a child's body found in a suitcase on the side of a highway is missing British girl Madeleine McCann, NBC News reported. South Australia Police had warned...

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