<![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 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:40:07 -0500 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:40:07 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Innocent Bystander Paralyzed in D.C. Shooting]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:17:02 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1222-horton-shooting.jpg
Dane Horton, Sr. knows his Christmas present this year is his only son's life, one that was threatened earlier this month in a shooting near a D.C. Metro station.]]>
<![CDATA[Going to the Winter Classic? Here's What to Know]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:12:41 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2014-12-22_1656.jpg
Hockey fans, rejoice! The 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic is coming to the District, and Caps fans are already gearing up for the big day.]]>
<![CDATA[Release of Info Ordered in Man's Death by Va. Police]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:39:26 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0902-geer-springfield.jpg
The family of a Fairfax County man who was shot and killed by police during a stand-off last year is suing the officers and police chief involved.]]>
<![CDATA[Child Struck, Critically Injured in Temple Hills]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:24:19 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_14588645.jpg
Police say a child was struck and critically injured in Prince George's County Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Md. Officer Did Good Deed Just Before Fatal Crash]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:23:41 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Jamel-Clagett.jpg
A Charles County officer performed one last kind deed just before dying in a car crash on his way home early Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas Tree Fire Destroys Manassas Home]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:00:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/image001a.jpg
A Manassas family lost their home after the lights on their Christmas tree started a fire Sunday afternoon.

Photo Credit: City of Manassas Fire and Rescue Dept.
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<![CDATA[Frederick Co. Schools See High Rate of Absenteeism]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:47:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Classroom_generic_investiga.jpg
Frederick County officials say the flu and a stomach bug could be blamed for high levels of absenteeism in the school district.]]>
<![CDATA["No Interaction": Texas Meteorologist Describes Shooting Outside Station]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:48:54 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Patrick+Crawford.jpg
A meteorologist shot outside a Waco-area TV station last week spoke to the media Monday afternoon at Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, where he continues to recover.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[BMW Expands Air Bag Recall Nationwide]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:44:54 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/52274427.jpg
BMW has agreed to demands from the government to replace driver's-side air bags across the entire U.S., The Associated Press reported. The decision affects 140,000 BMW 3 Series cars made between January 2004 and...

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<![CDATA[No Snow; Heavy Rain, Wind for Christmas Eve]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:57:37 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/173*120/white+christmas1.jpg
While the prospects of a white Christmas is not that great, the potential for a very soggy holiday is looming.]]>
<![CDATA[College to Pay Tuition for Son of Slain NYPD Officer]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:31:39 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP216453913023.jpg
Bowdoin College says it will pick up the tuition for a student whose father was killed in Saturday's shooting of two New York Police Department officers. College President Barry Mills sent an email to the...

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<![CDATA[Outage Affects Traffic Lights Near Lincoln Memorial]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:43:29 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/209*120/2014-12-22_0736.png
A power outage on the National Mall is affecting traffic lights in the area of Lincoln Memorial.]]>
<![CDATA[Raccoon Knocks Out Power in Prince William Co.]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:26:31 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WEB+Power+crew.jpg
The power is back on for thousands of residents in Northern Virginia after a raccoon got inside a Dominion Virginia Power substation Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Man Shot, Killed in Marlow Heights Warehouse]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:53:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_policelights46.jpg
Prince George's County police say the body of a man was found in a Temple Hills home Friday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Family: NYPD, City Must Mend Ties]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:24:06 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/jaden+ramos+inset.jpg
Family and friends of Officer Rafael Ramos, fatally shot with his partner in Brooklyn, thanked the public for its prayers and asked City Hall to mend its relationship with the city's police department.

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<![CDATA[Hundreds Protest in Downtown Philly]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:09:32 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Center-City-March1.jpg
Nearly 1,000 people took part in a protest for Mike Brown and Eric Garner in downtown Philadelphia on Sunday night. The Philadelphia “Blackout” march saw hundreds of protesters marching around City Hall.

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<![CDATA[Missing Pa. Student's Keys in River]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:54:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/237*120/Shane+Montgomery+Missing+College+Student.JPG
Over three weeks after his disappearance, officials found the keys of missing Pennsylvania college student Shane Montgomery. A volunteer diving recovery team discovered the 21-year-old West Chester University...

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<![CDATA[4 Shot Dead in Illinois Home]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:20:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/rockford+shooting.jpg
Four people, including two children, were shot dead inside of a residence in Rockford, Ill., on Saturday night, Rockford police said. A neighbor said she heard pounding on the door of the residence and then the...]]>
<![CDATA[Leaders Across U.S. Mourn Officers Killed in Brooklyn]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:51:49 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP854506726768.jpg
Police departments and civic leaders across the United States mourned publicly after two New York police officers were killed in cold blood on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Officers Turn Backs on NYC Mayor ]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:39:43 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/460732874.jpg
In the wake of tensions between City Hall and NYPD, some officers turned their backs on the mayor as he walked through the halls of Woodhull Medical Center following the ambush killing of two officers.

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<![CDATA[Gun Range Billboard Sparks Debate]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:27:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/santa_holding_gun_chico.jpg
A holiday billboard has fired up a debate in a Northern California city. The owners of Down Range shooting range put up a sign outside their business in Chico, depicting Santa Claus holding a gun.

Photo Credit: KNVN]]>
<![CDATA[Search Continues for Missing Hoggle Children]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:11:46 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/hoggle-jacob-and-sarah.jpg
Jacob and Sarah Hoggle vanished more than three months ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, 3, Left With Valets: Police]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:41:41 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Audrey-missing.jpg
The father of a toddler abandoned at one of Los Angeles's premier shopping centers Saturday came forward nearly a day later and was being interviewed by police and child protective services Sunday afternoon...

Photo Credit: Courtesy Los Angeles Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds Ticketed Over Streetcar Violations in D.C.]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:56:35 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1217-dcstreetcar.jpg
Hundreds of drivers have been ticketed in the past few months for blocking the D.C. streetcar's testing process.]]>
<![CDATA[Hit-and-Run Suspect Vehicle Recovered; No Arrests Yet]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:27:28 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/115816052.jpg
Police spokesperson Corinne Geller said Saturday night that a Volkswagen Beetle was located and seized as evidence in the investigation.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto]]>
<![CDATA[Malls Packed for Super Saturday Rush]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:54:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008897932_1200x675_375552579843.jpg
The rush is on! Malls and shopping centers have been packed on this Super Saturday. And with just five shopping days left until Christmas retailers say it is one of the busiest days of the season.]]>
<![CDATA[4 Things to Know Before You Visit the Mall]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:57:25 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/459604142.jpg
The average shopper was only half done with holiday shopping as of last week, according to the National Retail Federation.

Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Salvation Army Donations Down]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:52:50 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008898376_1200x675_375556163967.jpg
Red Kettle donations are down slightly this Christmas. News4's Derrick Ward reports.]]>