<![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-usThu, 22 Jun 2017 08:23:50 -0400Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:23:50 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Vehicle Found Submerged in Potomac River in Md.]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:42:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2017-06-22_0637_001.png
A vehicle was found completely submerged in the Potomac River in Poolesville, Maryland, Thursday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Parents of Boy Found Walking Alone Near Md. Mall Located]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:34:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/boy+found+bethesda.jpg
Montgomery County police say they have located the parents of a young boy who was found walking alone near the Westfield Montgomery Mall Thursday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[5 Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 01:44:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mcconnell3.jpg
With Senate Republican leaders expected to release details of their health care bill in a 9:30 a.m. meeting Thursday, NBC News rounded up five big issues that are at the heart of the proposed legislation.

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<![CDATA[Making Your Home Safe For Your Children]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:59:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Making_Your_Home_Safe.jpg
Everyone knows there are a million things your children can get into in the house. News4's Doreen Gentzler shares some safety tips.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Appointee Is Still a Saudi Government Lobbyist]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:18:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trumponsaudiarabiafeuerherd.jpg
One of President Donald Trump's newest appointees is a registered agent of Saudi Arabia who earns hundreds of thousands of dollars to lobby on the kingdom's behalf, according to U.S.

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<![CDATA[Missing Va. Girl Found Safe 200 Miles From Home]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:55:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Kim+Long.jpg
A missing 4-year-old Virginia girl has been found safe more than 200 miles from home.]]>
<![CDATA[Interactive: New Ben's Chili Bowl Mural Features DC Legends]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:50:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062117+interactive+preview.jpg
The D.C. institution Ben’s Chili Bowl unveiled a new mural on Wednesday, showcasing 15 African-American legends of music, politics and media.
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<![CDATA[Police Searching for Person Who Left Scene of Beltway Crash]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:55:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/218*120/2017-06-22_0616.png
Police are looking for a person who left the scene of a crash that injured at least one person on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway.]]>
<![CDATA[Officer Shot by Gunman Throws First Pitch at Women's Game]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:57:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Officer+Crystal+Griner.jpg
Griner, who was in a wheelchair with her left leg elevated, appeared to be in good spirits and smiled while throwing the ball.

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<![CDATA[Ex DC Mail Carrier Pleads Guilty to Dumping Mail in Sewer]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:41:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/USPS-GettyImages-168420232.jpg
A former U.S. Postal Service mail carrier pleaded guilty Wednesday to dumping 15,000 pieces of undelivered mail in the sewer in northeast D.C.

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<![CDATA[How Will Uber CEO Shakeup Change Your Ride?]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:16:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/How_Will_Uber_CEO_Shakeup_Change_Your_Ride.jpg
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned from his position after growing allegations of sexual harassment and workplace misconduct at the company. News4's Transportation Reporter Adam Tuss explains how the change...]]>
<![CDATA[DC Bill Could Add 3rd Gender Option to Licenses]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:05:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DMV_Begins_Mailing_Licenses.jpg
A new bill would allow D.C. residents to choose a non-binary gender option on licenses, learner’s permits and ID cards.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Look Into Whether Slain Teen Was Sexually Assaulted]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:39:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Nabra+Darwin.jpg
Police are investigating whether or not a 17-year-old girl killed in Virginia over the weekend was also sexually assaulted.]]>
<![CDATA[Milwaukee Cop Found Not Guilty In Shooting That Sparked Riots]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:53:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DIT+MILWAUKEE+COP+THUMB.jpg
Jurors found former Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Heaggan-Brown fatally shot Sylville Smith after a traffic stop and a...]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighters Face Increased Risk of Depression, Suicide]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:41:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Firefighter+Chris+McKenna.jpg
Research suggests firefighters are at increased risk for depression and suicide, and one young man knows it first hand is working to raise awareness and change minds.

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<![CDATA[Trump to Hold First Re-Election Fundraiser at His DC Hotel]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:09:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16338465729777.jpg
President Donald Trump's first re-election fundraiser will be held at his own Washington, D.C., hotel, NBC News reported.The event, supporting the joint fundraising committee of the Republican National...

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<![CDATA[Rushern Baker Announces Run for Governor]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:09:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/092115+rushern+baker.jpg
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker has announced he will run for governor.
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<![CDATA[Women Keep Dressing Like ‘Handmaids’ at Statehouses]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:02:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/handmaidslegislation_1200x675.jpg
Women across the country are using creative methods to get their message on reproductive rights to their local and state legislative bodies by channeling the characters from the dystopian novel, "The Handmaid's...

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<![CDATA[Map Shows Every Hate Crime Reported in DC in 2016]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:16:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062017+dc+hate+crimes+map+thumbnail.jpg
A dramatically higher number of people reported being the victims of hate crimes in Washington, D.C. in 2016 than in 2015 -- and data for 2017 thus far suggests a continued increase.

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<![CDATA[Airport Officer Stabbed]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:32:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DIT+FLINT+STABBING+THUMB.jpg
A man stabbed an airport police officer Wednesday morning at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan. The man is in custody and being questioned by the FBI. The airport officer was in stable condition.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Woman Wins $250K From Her First-Ever Lottery Ticket]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:05:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/la+ongkwan+pinyap.png
A Chicago woman won $250,000 from her first-ever lottery ticket.La Ongkwan Pinyapap instantly won the top prize after scratching a 25X The Money ticket, the Illinois Lottery said Wednesday in a statement.

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<![CDATA[47 Cats, Turtle, Parrot Found in Squalid NY Home ]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:42:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/filth+house.png
A 62-year-old Long Island woman has been arrested on a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge after 47 cats, a turtle and a parrot were found living in deplorable conditions in her home, authorities say.Many of the...

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