<![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 Mon, 25 May 2015 11:35:46 -0400 Mon, 25 May 2015 11:35:46 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Two Men Shot in Separate Shootings in NW D.C.]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 07:54:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2015-05-25_0752.png
The man was taken to an area hospital; there's no word on his current condition.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Dies in Gas Station Fire After Fumes Ignite]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 22:13:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_340260462.jpg
A man who was apparently lighting a cigarette while pumping gas died Sunday after his cigarette ignited gasoline fumes.]]>
<![CDATA[Vets, Visitors at the World War II Memorial]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 23:42:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010595831_1200x675_450603587648.jpg
Crowds paid tribute to those who have sacrificed for our country at the World War II Memorial Sunday. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Rolling Thunder Honors Veterans]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 13:48:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/71071941.jpg
As hundreds of thousands of motorcycles race into the District for the Rolling Thunder Ride to Freedom, so will some road closures.

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<![CDATA[Child Killed When Motorcycle Strikes Pedestrians]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 20:35:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/image1.JPG.jpg
A young child was killed when a motorcycle struck a group of pedestrians in the 3500 block of East-West Highway in Hyattsville, Maryland.]]>
<![CDATA[Jewish Home Cares for Aging Nuns]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 18:37:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/52415nun.jpg
With few young women choosing religious life, Roman Catholic Church superiors in the past year have sent dozens of elderly nuns to Jewish Home Lifecare, a geriatric-care complex in the Bronx founded as a nursing...]]>
<![CDATA[Body ID'ed as Kayaker]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 08:28:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Graswald2.jpg
Authorities have identified a body discovered in the Hudson River a day ago as that of the 46-year-old missing kayaker killed last month, allegedly by his fiancee, a source close to the case said Sunday. Michael

Photo Credit: ALLYSE PULLIAM/For the Times Herald]]>
<![CDATA[Stolen Phone Leads to Drug Bust]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 18:05:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg+20+may.jpg
A woman's cellphone was stolen from an Orange County theme park in California but it kept updating its location, leading authorities to a significant drug bust and six arrests, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Car Kills Girl Running to Ice Cream]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 10:02:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/maria+gonzales+and+car.jpg
A 5-year-old girl was killed in a hit-and-run accident Saturday afternoon in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood after she left her house to buy a treat from an ice cream truck. Maria Gonzalez was in her home in...
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<![CDATA[Tour Bus Erupts in Flames on I-395]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:49:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tour+bus+fire1.jpg
Video captured at the location showed the back of the bus fully engulfed by the fire.]]>
<![CDATA[Md. Road Test Kicks Parallel Parking to the Curb]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:49:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/Parallel+Parking.jpg
As of Tuesday, parallel parking is no longer a requirement on the Maryland driver’s license test.]]>
<![CDATA[1-Year-Old Girl Falls from Fourth Floor Balcony]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:03:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_112668582.jpg
Montgomery County emergency crews treated the little girl after she fell into some bushes on the ground at Pear Tree Court

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<![CDATA[Volunteer Paramedic Accused of Crimes Against Underage Girl]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:30:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg+20+may.jpg
Loudon County sheriff’s deputies arrested Timothy Ward on Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[More Than 1 Person Held DC Family Hostage: Filing]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 07:57:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/wint+mugshot.jpg
Three members of a D.C. family -- and their housekeeper -- were held overnight by more than one person before they were slain last week, according to new court documents filed Friday afternoon in the case.

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<![CDATA[Youth Soccer Coach Threatens Parent]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 20:10:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/robert+riccuiti.jpg
A Long Island, New York, youth soccer coach was arrested after sending a profanity-laced email to a parent who was concerned about his 6-year-old son's playing time, police said.

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<![CDATA[Missing Kayaker's Body May Be Found]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 22:41:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/52315kayak.jpg
A body police discovered Saturday in the Hudson River appears to be the 46-year-old missing kayaker allegedly killed last month by his fiancee, according to a forensic specialist close to the case.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Scouts Replace Stolen Flags]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 21:32:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/elsinore-veteran-cemetery-flag-memorial-day.jpg
A group of Girl Scouts may deserve a "Saving Memorial Day" badge after their quick thinking preserved a Southern California cemetery's tradition of honoring veterans. The girls of Troop 1124 scrambled Saturday...

Photo Credit: Tony Shin]]>
<![CDATA[Soldier Father Surprises Daughter]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 00:14:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Soldier+Reunites+With+Daughter.jpg
Trent Shoemaker has served in the U.S. Army for more than 20 years and has been deployed to Iraq and Bosnia. Due to his role as a Flight Operations Specialist based in Jacksonville, Florida, Shoemaker only gets...]]>
<![CDATA[Funeral for Dean in Amtrak Wreck]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 22:45:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/derrick+griffith+funeral.jpg
Friends, family and students packed into a Bronx church Friday evening to mourn the CUNY dean who was killed in last week's deadly Amtrak derailment. Outside the Community Protestant Church on Gun Hill...]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Cops Escort Girls to Dance]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 03:50:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/daddy-daughter-dance.jpg
Many of the girls who attended the Chicago Police Department's first-ever "Daddy Daughter Dance" Friday night hail from neighborhoods where poverty and violence leave little for celebration.

Photo Credit: NBC Chicago]]>
<![CDATA[Vets Rescuing Oil-Soaked Pelicans]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 20:52:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/228*120/5-22-15-Pelican.JPG
There's no guarantee they will survive, but this could be their only shot.]]>
<![CDATA[Fairfax County Firefighters, Police Train Together for Worst Case Scenarios]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 22:27:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010586807_1200x675_449641027564.jpg
For the first time in Fairfax County, police and firefighters are training together to make them better prepared for the worst case scenerio. News4's Zachary Kiesch shows how the training works.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Allegedly Tried to Join ISIS]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 18:02:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/231*120/nader+elhuzayel+arrest+fbi+isis.JPG
Two men from Orange County, California, arrested Thursday allegedly hoped to help or join the Islamic State, a terrorist group, according to Department of Justice officials. Anaheim residents Muhanad Badawi and...

Photo Credit: Family photo provided to NBC4]]>
<![CDATA["Victory Parade" Police Pursuit]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 03:16:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/194*120/5-22-15_Citizen_Arrest.JPG
A bizarre slow-speed chase of a man in a convertible Ford Mustang ended peacefully Friday when a man stepped into traffic and in front of the car and stopped it, forcing the driver to surrender. The man in the...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Convicted in '70 Murder Free]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 18:49:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/052215+prince+johnson.jpg
A man convicted in a fatal robbery of a ice cream truck driver in Coconut Grove, Florida, more than 40 years ago when he was just a teen is a free man. Prince Johnson has been in prison since he was 16...]]>
<![CDATA[Vigil for Housekeeper Killed In D.C. Mansion]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 20:30:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010587921_1200x675_449554499589.jpg
News4's Meagan Fitzgerald talks to mourners who attended a vigil Friday for Vera Figeroa, the housekeeper killed along with three members of a wealthy D.C. family. Neighbors say the tragedy has taken a toll...]]>
<![CDATA[Students Say Pond Class at GMU Really Floats Their Boats]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 20:19:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010587786_1200x675_449527363517.jpg
GMU students in a variety of majors combine to take part in an ecology class at the university's pond.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Burglary Ring Busted ]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 20:11:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/01generic-police-lights11.jpg
Seven members of a teen burglary ring were arrested Friday, the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office said.]]>
<![CDATA[Cops Trained to Interact With Vets]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 23:09:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/vets+training+white+plains.jpg
Lives are being changed for returning combat veterans, thanks to one idea hatched by a former first responder six years ago in White Plains, New York. "Education has been my best weapon, I think, to help...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Indicted in Mattress Murder]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 19:30:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/hotel+garden+inn+death.jpg
A 31-year-old woman was indicted Friday on murder and robbery charges in the death of a 28-year-old man found bloodied and unconscious under a mattress at a midtown Manhattan hotel blocks from the Empire...

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