<![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 Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16:27:08 -0400 Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16:27:08 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Person of Interest Named in Missing UVa. Student Case]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16:22:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0917-hannah-graham-.jpg
Charlottesville police have issued an arrest warrant on charges of reckless driving for a man they call a "person of interest" in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia State Delegate Vince Callahan Dies]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:47:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Virginia+State+Delegate+Vince+Callahan.jpg
He served in the Commonwealth's General Assembly for more than 40 years -- longer than any Republican in state history.

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<![CDATA[93-Year-Old Gets High School Diploma]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:40:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007925420_1200x675_331726403774.jpg
During a "Fashion Police: Remembering Joan" special, Melissa Rivers confirmed that the show will continue without Joan Rivers. "Yes, Fashion Police will continue. We're going to hit pause for a little while, but...]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Police Chase Bank Bandit]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:15:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bandit-Pursuit-1.jpg
Authorities in Central California are on the hunt for five inmates who have escaped a correctional facility. Madera County Sheriff's spokeswoman Erica Stuart says the inmates broke out of the Madera County jail...

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<![CDATA[SoCal Man Had $2M in Pot: PD]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:30:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/136b6c3946e449e29dd25d30dff69ba1.jpg
A judge has blocked a popular marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles and ordered organizers to shut down their business. A preliminary injunction was issued Friday against operation of the outdoor medical...

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<![CDATA[Navy Sailor Awarded Silver Star]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:52:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Kong-Silver-Star.jpg
A Navy hospital corpsman who faced heavy fire to save an injured Marine was presented with the military’s third highest decoration for valor, the Silver Star, at Camp Pendleton

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<![CDATA[Insect in School Lunch Investigated]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:03:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/wrom+school+lunch.jpg
A police officer stationed on a New York City highway saved a driver who started to slow down when she began choking on a piece of candy, the NYPD says, and the rescue was captured on the officer's dash cam. The]]>
<![CDATA[Mars Chocolate Issues Recall Over Undeclared Peanut Butter]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:46:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/452614600.jpg
Miami-Dade Police arrested 30-year-old Marvin Rivera-Montalvo in the death of 51-year-old Yolanda Samaniego whose body was found burned and decapitated in a field Wednesday

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<![CDATA[Cop Saves Choking Driver: NYPD]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:19:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/nypd+officer+saves+choking+driver.jpg
A 79-year-old ice cream shop owner was crushed to death when a security gate fell on him as he went to open his Bronx store Friday morning, police say. Alfred Thiebaud, of Yonkers, was opening his...]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Chemical Smell Could Be From Meth Lab]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:07:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Montgomery+County+hazmat+robot.jpg
Montgomery County police called in a hazmat team. They rolled out a robot to test for hazardous chemicals.

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<![CDATA[Gunman Says Hello, Shoots 4: Cops]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:55:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/jackson+heights+shooting+sept+19.jpg
Secret Service police confirmed to NBC News a 42-year-old man jumped over the fence and even reached the highly-secured north portico doors of the White House Friday.

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<![CDATA[Maryland High School Principal Accused of Bullying Staff]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:10:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Angelique+Simpson-Marcus.jpg
A 50-year-old probationer who dubbed himself the "Mission Impossible Burglar" was arrested on suspicion of burglarizing a Los Angeles computer store, police said Friday. Steven Jay Krueger apparently boasted of...

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<![CDATA[D.C. Bartenders Create "Drink Lock"]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:35:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007918956_1200x675_331452483807.jpg
News4's Shomari Stone talked with two D.C. bartenders who created "Drink Lock," meant to help prevent strangers from tampering with your drinks.]]>
<![CDATA[Secret Service Questioned After Fence-Jumper at White House]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:11:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/whitehouse6.jpg
A 50-year-old probationer who dubbed himself the "Mission Impossible Burglar" was arrested on suspicion of burglarizing a Los Angeles computer store, police said Friday. Steven Jay Krueger apparently boasted of...

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<![CDATA[Parking Fight Leads to Standoff]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:52:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/meriden+condo+complex.jpg
A northern New Jersey high school teacher has been charged with having sex with three 15-year-old male students, authorities say. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray said Thursday that...

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<![CDATA[4 Charged in Murder of Boy, 9]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:55:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/antonio_smith_8-21.jpg
In his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he "got it wrong" when handling the Ray Rice controversy...

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<![CDATA[Talk Around Town: Marion Barry's Ward 8 Movie]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:54:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20140222+Marion+Barry.jpg
WHUR's Troy Johnson discusses Council member Marion Barry's movie about his beloved Ward 8.]]>
<![CDATA[Iron Man Competitor Overcame Catastrophic Injuries to Compete]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:12:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Iron+Man+Brian+Boyle.jpg
Brian Boyle went from depending on others to inspiring others. His hard work, dedication and positive attitude will be on display this weekend at the inaugural Maryland Iron Man competition.]]>
<![CDATA[Missing Kids' Father Teams Up With Md. Missing Person's Network]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:39:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0919-hoggle-kids.jpg
The father of two missing Maryland toddlers has teamed up with the Maryland Missing Person's Network in an effort to locate his young children.]]>
<![CDATA[Cop Car Slams Into Dunkin' Donuts]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:48:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/cop+car+into+dunkin+donuts+berlin.jpg
Police are looking for the operators of two drones that flew dangerously close to planes preparing to land at LaGuardia Airport in July, according to a published report. Pilots spotted the drones above downtown...

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<![CDATA[Police: Teen Kept in Va. Home in Sex Trafficking Case]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:51:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Manuel+A+Contreras.jpg
A man held a teenage girl captive in a Falls Church, Virginia, home in what Fairfax County police are calling a sex trafficking case.]]>
<![CDATA[Contentious Discussion on Relisha Rudd's Disappearance]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:57:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/2014-03-28_0535_001.png
D.C. General Homeless Shelter residents gathered Tuesday night to demand major changes to their home.]]>
<![CDATA[Teacher Accused of 5 Sex Assaults]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:16:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/teacher+arrest1.jpg
Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" is a soothing sound to Yankee fans, accustomed to hearing it over the Yankee Stadium speakers when the Bombers win a home game. But another signature Sinatra song may soon...

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<![CDATA[Chris Cooley: Beware of Philly's Running Backs]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:36:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007913676_1200x675_331283011640.jpg
Former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley breaks down the play on which Robert Griffin III was injured, his replacement Kirk Cousins' performance and the Philadelphia Eagles biggest threat coming up Sunday.]]>