<![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 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:17:24 -0500 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:17:24 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Officials May Decrease Flight Ops at Montgomery County Airpark]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:07:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0127-moco-airpark.jpg
Montgomery County officials will review proposals to reduce the number of training flights and the hours of flight operations at the county's airpark.]]>
<![CDATA[How Much Did We Get? Snow Totals for D.C. Area]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:58:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dupont+snow.jpg
After a storm blew through the Washington region overnight, roads are being cleared and many schools systems are closed or delayed.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged for Felony Hit-And-Run in November Crash]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:12:14 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0127-enda-browne.jpg
A 32-year-old Herndon man is charged with felony hit and run in connection with an accident in November that almost killed a woman.]]>
<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Navigates Saudi Limits on Women]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:09:45 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Michelle-Obama-Saudi-Arabia-2.jpg
First lady Michelle Obama was forced to navigate Saudi Arabia's cultural restrictions on the conduct of women when she accompanied the president on a Tuesday visit to the key U.S. ally.

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<![CDATA[Woman Attacked Neighbor With Snowblower: Cops]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:06:38 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Barbara+Davis.jpg
A 61-year-old woman has been arrested after police say she attacked her 60-year-old neighbor with a snowblower during the blizzard Tuesday in Arlington, Massachusetts. The victim's foot was lacerated when...

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<![CDATA[Stanford Swimmer Accused of Rape]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:52:58 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/brock-turner.jpg
A highly recruited Stanford University swimmer is accused of raping someone on campus and will be formally charged next week, authorities say. Brock Turner, 19, a Stanford freshman who was formerly a high school...

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<![CDATA[Fewell To Become 'Skins DBs Coach]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:34:09 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/175*120/158819187.jpg
The former Giants defensive coordinator joins Jay Gruden's staff.

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<![CDATA[Furniture Shop a Pot Front: Sheriff]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:37:00 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/furniture-pot-grow-room.jpg
The owner of a fake Bay Area furniture store was arrested on charges of running an illegal and deceptive operation where none of the chairs and tables were for sale – they were part of a front, authorities said,...

Photo Credit: Santa Clara County Sheriff
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<![CDATA[Decreased Speed Cam Revenue May Have Contributed to Budget Shortfall]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:25:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC+Speed+Cameras+Red+Light+Cameras+Photo+Enforcement+Sign.jpg
The District of Columbia is facing a nearly $40 million budget shortfall in part because the police department didn't replace batters in some speed cameras and other traffic enforcement cameras, Mayor Muriel...

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<![CDATA[Md. Man Turns Self in to Police After Amber Alert]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:05:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0127-denny.jpg
Police confirmed a Maryland man accused of abducting his 5-month-old child Tuesday afternoon has turned himself in to Prince George's County Police.]]>
<![CDATA[Old Town Alexandria Gas Station Hit by Armed Robber Again]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:22:58 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150127+Gas+Station+Robbery.jpg
For the second time in less than four months, an Alexandria gas station has been hit by an armed robber.]]>
<![CDATA[One Critically Injured in Arlington Hit-And-Run]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:50:15 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0127-arlington-crash.jpg
One person was critically injured and another was hospitalized following a hit-and-run in Arlington Tuesday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Remains in Critical Condition After Triple Shooting]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:04:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0127-delano.jpg
Police say three teenagers were shot Sunday afternoon in Clinton, Maryland.]]>
<![CDATA[No Jail for Cop Who Stole Nude Pics]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:18:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/sean-harrington.jpg
A former California Highway Patrol officer who secretly sent himself and his colleagues nude photos of arrested women from their cell phones will spend three years on probation but will be spared jail...

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<![CDATA[Contractor for Va.-Based Firm Killed in Libya]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:18:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0127-david-berry.jpg
An American security contractor working for a Northern Virginia-based consulting firm was among the five people killed during an attack on a Libyan hotel Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Renovated Navy Yard Building to Re-Open]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:13:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/boxes+packed+up2.jpg
The Navy Sea Systems Command will reveal the $63 million renovation of Navy Yard Building 197, 16 months after a lone gunman opened fire, killing 12 people.]]>
<![CDATA[Drone's Eye View of the Blizzard]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:44:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-01-27+at+4.35.52+PM.png
A drone captures the scene of Monday’s storm hitting New York City.

Photo Credit: Jonathan Harper/@JBH1126]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Missing for 5 Months Found, Rescued in Snowstorm]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:44:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/found+whippet.jpg
An FDNY lieutenant found and rescued a puppy that had been missing for five months near the department's training facility on Randall's Island and reunited the pooch with its owner.]]>
<![CDATA[Maryland Graduation Rates Hit New High ]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:03:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_79498447.jpg
More Maryland students earned high school diplomas last year than ever before, according to data released Tuesday by the Maryland State Department of Education.

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<![CDATA[Thieves Swipe Gold Nuggets: Police]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:23:30 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/wells10.JPG
Three people wearing ski masks and armed with at least one gun stole gold nuggets from San Francisco's Wells Fargo History Museum Tuesday morning after they rammed an SUV into the building's entrance.

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel
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<![CDATA[Flores Twins Sentenced]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:22:37 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Flores-Twins.jpg
Two Chicago twin brothers who provided unprecedented testimony against one of the world’s most dangerous drug cartels were sentenced to 14 years in prison Tuesday. In announcing his sentence, Judge Ruben...]]>
<![CDATA[Auschwitz Survivors Visit Holocaust Museum]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:19:07 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-01-27_1216.jpg
Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp are visiting the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for a ceremony Tuesday to mark 70 years since the camp's liberation.

Photo Credit: Chris Gordon, News4]]>
<![CDATA["The Water Was Cold": Family Escapes Car in Sinkhole]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:47:41 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/2015-01-27_0707_001.png
A family of five escaped their car just before it was swallowed by a sinkhole caused by a water main break in Bladensburg, Maryland, early Tuesday morning.
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<![CDATA[Lawyers Trained to Represent Unaccompanied Minors in Md.]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:58:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0126-gordon.jpg
Montgomery County hosted a session Monday to train lawyers to represent the growing number of unaccompanied minors flocking to the county fleeing violence in their home countries.]]>
<![CDATA[Rookie D.C. Firefighter Jones Arrested on Gun Charges: PD ]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:46:16 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0125-dc-firefighter-oshane-roland-jones.jpg
A rookie D.C. firefighter has been arrested on gun charges, according to charging documents.]]>
<![CDATA[PD: Drunk Man Tries to Kiss Uber Driver, Takes Phone]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:29:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0126-uber-hilliard.jpg
A 31-year-old Northern Virginia man is accused of trying to kiss his Uber driver then stealing her phone Saturday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Blizzard Warning in NYC Canceled ]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:09:49 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/AP597923538168.jpg
A blizzard warning was canceled in New York City and most surrounding areas early Tuesday, hours after a massive winter storm system began pelting the tri-state with blinding snow and icy winds and forcing...

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