<![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 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:45:26 -0400 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:45:26 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Men Shot While Holding Small Child in D.C.]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:53:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/police-lights-night-shutterstock_328107376.jpg
Two men were shot and injured in Southeast D.C. Monday evening while one of them was holding his three-year-old son.

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<![CDATA[2 Tornadoes Touched Down in D.C. Area Last Week]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:39:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tree-laurel1.jpg
A tornado touched down near Alexandria during storms last week, the National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed.

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<![CDATA["Heartbroken": Families Mourn 7 Victims Tied to Suspected Serial Killer ]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:36:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Afrika-Hardy.jpg
One of seven women whose bodies were discovered in Indiana over the weekend was remembered as a "fighter" Monday, as authorities continued to investigate a killing they now believe uncovered a string of slayings...
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<![CDATA[D.C. Pot Law Might Not Clear All Pot Use]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:59:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008240730_1200x675_345479235935.jpg
D.C. residents will decide whether to legalize pot when they head to the polls Nov. 4, but some employers could still fire you for smoking marijuana even if it becomes legal. News 4's Mark Segraves talked...]]>
<![CDATA[Va. Man Tried to Save Neighbor After Shooting]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:11:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/edward+hale.jpg
The body of a man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Virginia woman was found near a Bristow school, Prince William County police announced Monday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Graham Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder in 2005 Case]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:22:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP702814643380.jpg
As investigators wait to see if a body found Saturday is missing UVa. student Hannah Graham, the suspect in her disappearance faces new charges.

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<![CDATA[Dog Stolen From Md. Apartment Found Safe]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:40:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/stolendog.jpg
A 10-year-old dog stolen from a Greenbelt, Maryland apartment last week has been found safe. Prince George's County Police say a tip from a good Samaritan lead Arwyn's owner to find her walking the streets...]]>
<![CDATA[5 Ways to Keep Kids Safe on Halloween]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:10:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-10-20_18231.jpg
It’s nearly time to take to the streets for trick-or-treating. But are your kids ready for a night that will be filled with darkness, distracted driving and dangerous speeds?]]>
<![CDATA[CDC Unveils New Ebola Gear Guidelines]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:55:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP377346880200.jpg
Health officials have released long-awaited new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients, calling for protective garb that covers their bodies entirely and for trained monitors to...

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<![CDATA[Sex Assault Near Georgetown University]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:49:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008241165_1200x675_345435203633.jpg
Georgetown University is reminding students to keep their doors and windows locked, even when they're home, after a sex assault just a couple blocks from the campus.]]>
<![CDATA[Early Voting Begins in D.C.]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:47:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2014-10-20_1845.jpg
News 4's Tom Sherwood reports on the first day of early voting in DC ahead of the Nov. 4 election.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Nurses Speak Out on Ebola]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:13:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cole-edmonson-presby-crop.jpg
Top nurses at the Dallas hospital where two nurses fell ill treating the nation's first Ebola patient spoke out for the first time Monday, affirming their pride in their hospital amid scrutiny and vowing...]]>
<![CDATA[Police Detail NH Festival Chaos]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:11:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Keene+State+incident+1.jpg
Eighty-four people were arrested during riots at a New Hampshire community's annual pumpkin festival, and authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying more]]>
<![CDATA[Laich Won't Join Caps On Road Trip]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:23:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/193*120/4628567231.jpg
Laich was injured in the third period against the Panthers on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Metro to Shut Down Blue Line for Concert for Valor]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:02:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_brucespringsteenpng_bim.jpg
Metro plans to shut down the Blue Line on Veterans Day to help shuttle the hundreds of thousands of people expected to attend the Concert for Valor.

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<![CDATA[43 Removed From Ebola Watch List]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:03:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/judge-clay-jenkins.jpg
Dallas officials asks the public to to treat the 48 people, including five children, removed from the Ebola watch list at midnight Monday with "dignity and respect."

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<![CDATA[Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:58:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/451542370.jpg
Monica Lewisnky joined Twitter on Monday, posting the hashtag: #HereWeGo under the Twitter handle @MonicaLewinsky.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 1 Injured in NW Shooting; Police Search for Suspect]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:56:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/nw_dc_shooting.png
Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and another injured in Northwest D.C. early Monday morning.]]>
<![CDATA['Skins Defeat Titans, Cousins Benched ]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:51:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/457502560.jpg
Colt McCoy entered the game in the second half as the Redskins snapped a four-game losing streak.

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<![CDATA[D.C. Emergency Crews Test Response To Disaster in All-Night Drill]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:11:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008228926_1200x675_345042499709.jpg
News4's Darcy Spencer shows us how first responders in D.C. react to a disaster.]]>
<![CDATA[Stolen Ambulance Sparks Pursuit]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:54:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/141019-stolen-lafd-ambulance.jpg
A thief stole a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday night and led officers in a pursuit that ended in a crash a few miles away, police

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<![CDATA[Virginia Woman Shot, Killed during Domestic Dispute]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:54:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Edward+Everett+Hale.jpg
Police are searching for Edward Everett Hale, Jr., 35, of Glen Burnie, Maryland.

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<![CDATA[Students Home Amid Ebola Concerns]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:11:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Howard-R-Yocum.jpg
Two students from Africa who were scheduled to start classes at a New Jersey school will stay home past a 21-day waiting period due to Ebola concerns, despite the fact that they are symptom-free and are not from...
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<![CDATA[2 Arrested in SoCal Student's Death]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:19:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Abdullah+Abdullatif+Alkadi+blue+bg.jpg
Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a Cal State Northridge student whose remains were found alongside a freeway in Riverside County one month after he went missing, police said Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Man Tried to Dig Into Verizon: PD]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:43:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/juan+cardoso+mug.jpg
An attempted burglary suspect is in custody after leading police on a chase through two Florida cities early Sunday morning. Police say 41-year-old Juan Carlos Cardoso tried to dig a hole into a Verizon...

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<![CDATA[Ebola Nurse "In No Way Careless"]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:39:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Amber-Vinson-1200x675.jpg
The family of Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson released a statement Sunday, saying the Dallas nurse had not been careless in the days preceding her diagnosis. The 29-year-old nurse had cared for Ebola...

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<![CDATA[Festival Head Takes Reporter's Mic]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:14:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NECN_101914_pumpkinfestcoordinator_1200x675_344942147824.jpg
While confrontations between police and crowds were taking place during the Keene Pumpkin Festival in New Hampshire, a reporter and the festival's organizer had a tense moment captured on television. Coordinator

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<![CDATA["You Can't Be Afraid": Dallas Takes Ebola in Stride]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:56:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP705583008842.jpg
Nearly three weeks after Thomas Eric Duncan was admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital with Ebola, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings was standing at the hospital’s entrance taping a promotion video for...

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Security Guard Accidentally Shoots Woman]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:12:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/college+park+mcdonalds.jpg
A bystander was shot and injured after an altercation at a McDonald's restaurant in College Park early Sunday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Rescued From Chimney]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:25:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*126/woman+rescued.JPG
A woman allegedly attempting to burglarize a two-story home in Thousand Oaks, California, had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in a chimney Sunday morning. The woman was about eight feet...

Photo Credit: Ventura County Fire Department/Mike Lindbery]]>
<![CDATA[Keene Cleans Up After Riots]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:54:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Keene+Riot+Cleanup.jpg
Keene State College students are trying to clean up their campus after the annual pumpkin festival in the New Hampshire city turned into mayhem Saturday. "We're out here trying to fix the Keene State...]]>
<![CDATA[Duncan's Fiancee Releases Statement]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:11:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/141001-thomas-eric-duncan-cropped-02_38940a433d65a2b3f4b944bdd2a083bf.nbcnews-fp-320-240.jpg
The first group of people exposed to Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to die from Ebola in the United States, will no longer be considered at risk for the Ebola virus at midnight on Sunday. After three weeks]]>