<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usFri, 27 May 2016 22:06:51 -0400Fri, 27 May 2016 22:06:51 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[PGCPS Task Force to Release Deonte Carraway Findings]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 21:01:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Deonte+Carraway+020816.jpg
A Prince George's County Public Schools task force created to assess how to keep students safe from sexual abuse and other threats will release its findings and recommendations regarding the Deonte Carraway case...

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<![CDATA[Missing Plaque Honoring DC Veterans Found After Decades]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:38:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/052716+veterans+plaque.jpg
A plaque that honored D.C. employees who served in the military hung in the District's city hall building from the 1940s until the mid-1990s -- and then went missing. Thought to be lost forever, the plaque...

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<![CDATA[Sons Testify in Trial of Virginia Man Accused of Killing His Wife]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 21:17:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0730-braulio-castillo.jpg
Two young boys testified Friday in the trial of their father, a Virginia CEO accused of killing the boys’ mother and making it look like a suicide.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Bilked High-End Stores for $1M With Fake Handbags: Prosecutors]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 20:22:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/gavel15.jpg
A federal judge ordered Praepitcha Smatsorabudh, a Chinese national living in Arlington on a student visa, jailed until she returns to court Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Chopper Shot Down in Vietnam Becomes Art at Marine Museum]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 20:50:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014865137_1200x675_694553667891.jpg
A Huey medevac helicopter shot down during the Vietnam War has been transformed into modern art on display at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Kristin Wright reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Kirk Cousins Talks Money With High School Students]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 20:37:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014865249_1200x675_694549059626.jpg
Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins visited Bowie High School in Prince George's County, teaming up with Congressman Steny Hoyer and Visa to teach students how to be smart with their money.]]>
<![CDATA[Bus Driver Caught on Video Watching TV Behind the Wheel]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 20:32:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000014865081_1200x675_694541891713.jpg
A man recorded a bus driver watching TV on his phone while driving. WTOP's Neal Augenstein broke the story.]]>
<![CDATA[New Art Exhibit at Zoo Showcases Ocean Pollution]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 20:51:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Washed+Ashore+Shark.jpg
The sculptures are bright and beautiful but they serve a purpose: Informing the public about the more than 300 billion pounds of trash that winds up in our oceans. News4's Wendy Rieger takes a look at the...

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<![CDATA[Fairfax County Veterans Court Celebrates First Graduates]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 19:42:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/VeteranGrad.jpg
A new program in Fairfax County is giving veterans charged with non-violent crimes another chance. "This is my second chance in life," said Steven Daniel, a graduate of the program.]]>
<![CDATA[Search for Teen Believed Kidnapped]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 21:14:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0527-2016-PearlPinson.jpg
Relatives and friends of 15-year-old Pearl Pinson are asking their community to keep looking for a teen missing from Northern California, a day after the man thought to have kidnapped her at gunpoint was...

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<![CDATA[DC Mayor Kicks Off Pool Season]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:48:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/218*120/MayorBowser.jpg
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser took the plunge Friday to kick off summer swim season. News4's Meagan Fitzgerald reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Md. High School Teacher Charged With Sexually Abusing Student]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:37:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/VincentMcDuffieBackground.jpg
Police charged 45-year-old Vincent McDuffie, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, with sex abuse of a minor.

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<![CDATA[Taxi Driver Charged With Helping Friend Join ISIS Indicted]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:03:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/AP_817556148506.jpg
A 26-year-old taxi driver from Virginia was indicted Thursday for allegedly trying to help a friend join ISIS fighters.

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<![CDATA[Maryland Dept. of Agriculture Sprays for Mosquitoes]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:08:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ZikaMosquitoes-AP_16127497121865.jpg
The Maryland Department of Agriculture has started deploying crews to spray communities throughout the state.

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<![CDATA[Man to Serve 18 Months for Striking EMTs While Driving Drunk]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 23:35:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/BeltwayCrash2.jpg
A man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for striking and injuring two volunteer Montgomery County emergency medical technicians on the Beltway.]]>
<![CDATA[ISIS Commander in Fallujah Killed in US Strike: Military]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 17:55:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/fallujah1.jpg
A U.S. airstrike has killed a local leader of the terror group ISIS in Iraq, a spokesman for an American-led coalition fighting the group said, NBC News reported.The Wednesday strike on ISIS headquarters...

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<![CDATA[Fire on DC Train Tracks Stalls CSX, Amtrak and VRE Service]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 15:59:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/BridgeFire.jpg
A fire on a bridge near L'Enfant has stalled CSX, Amtrak and VRE service Friday afternoon, D.C. Fire and EMS officials say.

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<![CDATA[Here's Why Doctors Are So Worried About the Superbug]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 16:17:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/superbugmcr%281%29.jpg
The superbug gene found for the first time in the United States has health officials very worried, NBC News reported.The gene, called mcr-1, was found in a woman from Pennsylvania who had a bad infection last...

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<![CDATA[6-Week-Old Kitten Rescued From Metro Tracks]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:58:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/kitten-totten-rescued-from-Metro.jpg
A six-week-old kitten was rescued from beneath the electrified third rail at the Fort Totten Metro station Friday morning, said officials from a D.C. animal shelter.

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<![CDATA[Man Took Teen From Metro, Sexually Assaulted Him, Police Say]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 20:09:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Dominick+Simons.jpg
A D.C. man is accused of robbing, kidnapping and sexually assaulting a teenage boy he abducted from a Red Line Metro station earlier this week.

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<![CDATA[Statue of Liberty at Risk From Climate Change: UN]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 14:16:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/LibertyStatue-AP_281452258317.jpg
Just as tourists are expected to flock to the Statue of Liberty over the Memorial Day weekend, a new report warns of the threat from climate change to the symbol of freedom and other landmarks across the world.

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<![CDATA[Trump to Rubio on Senate Re-Election: 'Run Marco!']]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:31:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/split2-trump-rubio.jpg
Donald Trump is encouraging "Little Marco" to run for re-election in Florida. After weeks of aggressive attacks and name calling during the GOP primary, Trump and Marco Rubio have called a truce, of sorts, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Crosslines Culture Lab Blends Visual, Performing Art]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 12:32:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2016-05-27_1232.png
Looking for something to do this weekend? Crosslines Culture Lab, a new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building, opens this weekend. The cross-cultural event is a part of Asian Pacific American...]]>
<![CDATA[World's 1st Surviving Septuplets Heading to College]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 12:10:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/208*120/AP_100447007355.jpg
The world's first surviving septuplets are now high school graduates. The McCaughey septuplets — Alexis, Brandon, Joel, Kelsey, Kenny, Natalie and Nathan — graduated from Carlisle High School in Carlisle...

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<![CDATA['Death Fell From the Sky': Obama at Hiroshima]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 07:22:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16148362560935.jpg
Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the Hiroshima atomic bombing on Friday, using the moment to call for a world without nuclear weapons, NBC News reported.Some 140,000...

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<![CDATA[Possible Cellphone-Cancer Link Found in Rat Study]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 20:47:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-498338511.jpg
A partial report from a U.S. government study on on rats and mice has found a possible link between cellphones and cancer, giving new life to the longstanding debate over whether cellphone use might lead...

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<![CDATA[Va. Woman Missing for 2 Weeks, Police Say]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 10:19:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/allison+mott.jpg
Prince William County police are searching for a 30-year-old woman who has been missing for over two weeks.

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<![CDATA[Mayborn USA Recalls 3.1M Sippy Cups Over Risk of Mold]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 10:01:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/sippy-cup-edited.jpg
Mayborn USA is recalling 3.1 million Tommee Tippee Sippee spill-proof cups after nearly 70 children became ill drinking from moldy valves, the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) said Friday.Mold...

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