<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Local News]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington https://www.nbcwashington.com en-usMon, 20 Aug 2018 16:38:39 -0400Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:38:39 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jaffe Report: Mayor Bowser Below Grade In Running DC Schools]]> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:29:41 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/081718+muriel+bowser.jpg
As giddy students and nervous parents begin the new school year in D.C. on Monday, it’s the perfect time to deliver report cards on Mayor Muriel Bowser, the elected official in charge of our public schools.

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<![CDATA[11 Adults, Children Displaced by Early Morning Fire in DC]]> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:05:29 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/204*120/2018-08-20_0602.png
Nearly a dozen children and adults were left without a place to stay after a large fire at a Northwest Washington apartment building.

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<![CDATA[DC School Gets Modern Update for First Day of Class]]> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:15:32 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/FIRST+DAY+OF+SCHOOL+FOR+DC+SYSTEM+Finch+Live+-+06042423.jpg
The first day back at school is always an exciting one, but it's especially exciting when the school you're returning to has undergone a major renovation.]]>
<![CDATA[Dirt Bike and ATV Riders Swarm Through DC, Northern Virginia]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 23:46:28 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/081918+logan+circle+atvs.jpg
A huge pack of dirt bike and ATV riders swarmed through streets in D.C. and Northern Virginia on Sunday, doing tricks and shutting down traffic.

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<![CDATA[Cheers to DC Beer Week: Deals, Events and More ]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:03:48 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc+beer+week.jpg
It's DC Beer Week! The weeklong toast to beer began Sunday, Aug. 19 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 26. Breweries, restaurants and bars in the D.C. area are serving all types of craft beer as part of the...

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<![CDATA[Interim DC Schools Chancellor Speaks as Year Begins]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:05:45 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC_Schools_Start_Monday_Interim_Chancellor_Speaks.jpg
"The message is welcome back," DC Public Schools interim schools chancellor Amanda Alexander said Sunday, hours before classes start Monday. She also responded to a News4 I-Team report that hundreds of...]]>
<![CDATA[About 900 DCPS Teachers Still Unlicensed as School Starts]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:48:36 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062018+dc+public+schools+headquarters+edit+2.jpg
About 900 D.C. Public Schools teachers will begin the school year unlicensed Monday, according to a review by the News4 I-Team.

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<![CDATA[Teen Boy Shot, Wounded in Northeast DC]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:58:14 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/081918+northeast+dc+teen+shot.jpg
A 15-year-old boy was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon in Northeast D.C., police say.

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<![CDATA[SZA, 2 Chainz, RL Grime Head to DC for Trillectro Music Fest]]> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:31:06 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Trillectro+Tryptich.jpg
Washington DC’s annual Trillectro Music Festival hits the Merriweather Post Pavilion stage on Sept. 22.

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<![CDATA[2 Killed in Carroll County Plane Crash]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:34:19 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Plane+Crash+-+14394425.jpg
Two people died after a small plane crashed near a Carroll County farm, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[1,000+ DC-Area Pets Find Homes During Clear the Shelters]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:12:37 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/thumbnail42.png
More than 1,000 animals in the D.C. area found their forever homes Saturday thanks to Clear the Shelters. News4's Wendy Rieger was at a shelter in Alexandria, Virginia, as people lined up to find their...]]>
<![CDATA[News4 Your Sunday: Moms of Pro Basketball Players Give Back]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:09:02 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/News4_Your_Sunday_Doctors_Community_Hospitals_Wellness.jpg
Mothers of Professional Basketball Players National Conference Co-Chairs Louise Jack and Treasurer Debra Shaw Cole join News4's Pat Lawson Muse to discuss the organization's efforts to support the communities...]]>
<![CDATA[Copyright Dispute Closes 'Rick and Morty' Pop-up Bar]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:32:41 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/rick+and+morty+meeseeks+at+bar.jpg
The 'Rick and Morty'-themed pop-up bar that opened Thursday has been shuttered due to copyright issues.]]>
<![CDATA[News4 Your Sunday: Heart of Tabitha Helps Young Women]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:04:58 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/News4_Your_Sunday_Heart_of_Tabitha.jpg
The Heart of Tabitha Foundation aims to support young women in need of educational, wellness and other support. Jazmyn McKoy, the founder, and Patricia Williams, the president, discuss the organization's efforts...]]>
<![CDATA[Peking Gourmet to Celebrate 40th Year With Veterans Benefit]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:22:42 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/SGT.+Bob+Tsui+and+Staff+SSGT.+Chris+Cummings.jpg
One of the nation’s most famous Chinese restaurants is in our backyard and is celebrating a big milestone.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Tsui Family]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia Officials Warn of Algae Bloom in Parts of Lake Anna]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 13:21:38 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_635286881.jpg
The Virginia Department of Health is advising the public to avoid contact with the lake in some areas until algae concentrations return to acceptable levels.

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<![CDATA[2 Men Killed, 1 Teen Hurt in Violent Weekend in DC]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 18:51:06 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/thumbnail+%282%2924.png
Two men were killed and a teen boy was hurt during a violent weekend in D.C.

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<![CDATA[Woman Sexually Assaulted in Apt. Near DC Convention Center]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 23:01:52 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/nw+apartment+sex+assault.jpg
A man went up to a woman outside her apartment building in Northwest D.C., forced his way in and sexually assaulted her early Saturday morning, police say.

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<![CDATA[Woman Recovering from Liver Transplant Adopts Pup]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:11:41 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/081818_eva_pup.jpg
Before a Maryland woman received a new liver three months ago, she spent most of her days in the hospital.

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<![CDATA[Photos: Shelter Pets Get Forever Homes on Clear the Shelters Day]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:08:36 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*161/Alexandria_Chloe.jpg
Shelter pets are finding their forever homes Saturday. NBC and Telemundo have teamed up with shelters across the U.S. that are waiving or reducing adoption fees.

Photo Credit: Heather O'Hara, NBC4]]>
<![CDATA[Ovechkin, Wife Welcome Baby Boy]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 13:48:53 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-979732432.jpg
Months after leading the Capitals' effort to win the Stanley Cup, Alexander Ovechkin and his wife Anastasia Shubskaya welcomed a baby boy.

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<![CDATA[Dad Says Maryland Football Program Is 'Not Toxic' at Meeting]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:41:45 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Jordan+McNair1.jpg
Parents, players and University of Maryland officials are meeting Saturday after the team's coach resigned amid an investigation into the death of a player.]]>
<![CDATA[Scattered Showers Possible Sunday]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 14:48:53 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/saturday+storms.jpg
Some scattered showers and storms are possible tonight as hot and humid weather continues.]]>
<![CDATA[Alexandria Shelters Finds Homes for Rural Animals in Need]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 09:31:22 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Alexandria_Shelters_Finds_Homes_for_Rural_Strays.jpg
Wendy Rieger is at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, where staff work with rural shelters to make sure all pets can find forever homes.]]>
<![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: 1,000+ Local Pets Find Forever Homes]]> https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/comp2018-08-18_1541_001.jpg
More than a thousand local shelter pets found their forever homes Saturday thanks to Clear the Shelters, as NBC and Telemundo stations teamed up with shelters across the country to find loving homes for pets in...

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<![CDATA[Police Say Suspect Posed as Uber Driver, Robbed Man]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 23:40:26 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Suspect_Who_Posed_as_Uber_Driver_IDd.jpg
D.C. police have identified a suspect who they say pretended to be an Uber driver and assaulted and robbed a man on U Street. News4's Shomari Stone reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Families of DC's Missing Unite]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 23:23:41 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Family_of_DCs_Missing_Unite.jpg
A group of people who prayed together in Southeast D.C. Friday are not related by blood, but they share a strong and unique bond: they all have a missing family member. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Cava Plans to Expand Nationally]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:37:28 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/081718+cava.jpg
Maryland's own CAVA restaurant chain could spread across the country faster than you can say "hummus." The Mediterranean culinary brand announced Friday that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Zoës...

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<![CDATA[Deacon's Arrest Renews Allegations Against Sterling Church]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:01:08 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/kevin+oconnor+mug.jpg
A man facing allegations he sexually abused a child in 2003 is connected to a church in Sterling, Virginia, with a controversial history.

Photo Credit: Loudoun County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Bowser le responde a Trump por Desfile Militar]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:30:24 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bowser_le_responde_a_Trump_por_Desfile_Militar.jpg
Rompe el silencio la Alcaldesa de la Capital tras el Presidente Donald Trump culpara al Distrito por altos costos del propuesto Desfile Militar.]]>
<![CDATA[Image on Arlington Fair Ride Is Criticized as Racist]]> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:44:18 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/081718+county+fair+monkey.jpg
The Monkey Maze at the Arlington County Fair is covered with several pictures of monkeys, but one particular image caught some people's attention: a monkey in a pink dress with braids in its hair, applying...

Photo Credit: David Rosenblatt]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia Winemakers and Farmers Coping With a Soggy Summer]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:08:13 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Virginia_Winemakers_Coping_With_a_Soggy_Summer.jpg
It's been a wet summer, and it's having an effect on grape-growers in Virginia. News4's Julie Carey spoke with winemakers and farmers about what's happening and how they're reacting. ]]>
<![CDATA[Md. Board to Take Over Investigation Into Player's Death]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:02:35 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Jordan+McNair1.jpg
The board that oversees the University of Maryland and all other universities in the state says it will take control of the investigation into the death of football player Jordan McNair and the investigation...]]>
<![CDATA[Pit Bulls Are in Special Need of 'Forever Homes' Amid Bans]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:01:16 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/081718+nettie+and+delilah.jpg
Shelter officials and rescue organization leaders say it's especially hard to find homes for pit bulls in the Washington, D.C. area because of preconceptions combined with breed bans in apartment buildings...

Photo Credit: Animal Welfare League of Arlington; Dirty Paw Photography]]>
<![CDATA[Corey Stewart Posts Fake Photo of Tim Kaine]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:09:47 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Stewart_Posted_Photoshopped_Photo_of_Kaine.jpg
Virginia Senate candiate Corey Stewart posted a doctored photo of Sen. Tim Kaine, claiming he worked as a leftist radical in Honduras in his youth. In the real photo, Kaine sat near Mayan ruins, not men...]]>
<![CDATA[Sick Cat Nursed to Better Health at Maryland Shelter]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:32:47 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Sick_Cat_Nursed_to_Health_at_Shelter_Clinic.jpg
When News4's Wendy Rieger found Reggie, he was wounded and starving. Now, he's on his way to better health thaks to the Mary E. Parker SPCA shelter in Annapolis, Maryland.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Museum Pays Respect to Aretha Franklin With Portrait]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:22:24 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/aretha_franklin_with_her_portrait_courtesy_of_angela_pham_bfa.com_.jpg
A portrait of Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul," was installed at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery Friday.

Photo Credit: Angela Pham/BFA.com]]>
<![CDATA[Family Holds Vigil for Man Killed by Police]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:33:06 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Relatives_Hold_Vigil_for_Man_Killed_by_Police.jpg
Police say a man shot and killed by an officer was a suspected drug dealer who reached for his gun. The man's relatives said at a vigil they don't believe he was a threat to the community.]]>
<![CDATA[Relative of Woman Killed Feels Cases Were Overlooked]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:28:50 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Relative_of_Murdered_Woman_Feels_Cases_Were_Overlooked.jpg
A relative of one of three women whose remains were found in Southeast D.C. said she believes the missing women were overlooked. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia Man Arrested in 2003 Child Sex Abuse Case]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:42:30 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/kevin+oconnor+mug.jpg
A 62-year-old man has been arrested 15 years after authorities say he sexually abused a child in Loudoun County, Virginia.

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<![CDATA[Suspect Arrested in Violent Wig Shop Robbery]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:00:19 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/curtis+pegues.jpg
Video shows three suspects, punching, kicking and pepper-spraying employees while trying to steal wigs from a store in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Photo Credit: Montgomery County Police
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<![CDATA[Vet Mom Opens Homemade Skin Care Store at National Harbor]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:31:28 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Veteran_Mom_Opens_Homemade_Skin_Care_Store_for_Teens.jpg
Veteran and Prince George's County mom Shaun Hand started making skin care products for her daughter after being concerned about chemicals in products. After selling her teen skin care line BrookieGirl...]]>
<![CDATA[E Street on White House's South Side Will Remain Closed]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:46:16 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/White+House+Security+Barrier+E+Street+GettyImages-923524526.jpg
The U.S. Secret Service is replacing almost a third of a mile of security barriers outside the White House and E Street on the south side of the White House will remain closed indefinitely “based on the current...

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<![CDATA[Veteran Says Habitat Humanity Home Is Falling Apart]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:03:56 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/brown+water+tub.jpg
A dream home has turned into a nightmare for a single mother and Army veteran in Stafford County, Virginia.

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