<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Local News]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington https://www.nbcwashington.comen-usFri, 20 Apr 2018 02:51:42 -0400Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:51:42 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[A Sneak Peek Inside the MLK Library Renovations]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:41:58 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/A_Sneak_Peek_Inside_the_MLK_Library_Renovations.jpg
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Chinatown is getting a big makeover and News4's Shomari Stone got a peek inside to see how much work is left.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Police Search for Possible Serial Groper]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:31:07 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/DC_Police_Search_for_Possible_Serial_Groper.jpg
A man groped women in at least three different D.C. neighborhoods, police say. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Groups Speak Against Hate After Men Assaulted in DC]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:28:52 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Residents_Speak_Against_Hate_After_Men_Assaulted_in_DC.jpg
Several groups joined together in a vigil against hate after two men were assaulted in Northwest D.C. Police said the attackers shouted homophobic slurs at the men. News4's Shomari Stone reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Mother Speaks About Losing Infant Son in Crosswalk Crash]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:44:36 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Tristan+memorial+WRC-194_ASI_HR_131613017134340000.jpg
A mother who lost her infant son in a crash while pushing him in a stroller at a Virginia intersection says she relives the moment every day.

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<![CDATA[Lyft Driver Forced to Drive 70 Miles at Gunpoint]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:47:59 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/lyft+photo.JPG
A man accused of forcing a Lyft driver to take him 70 miles from Maryland into Washington, D.C., at gunpoint was convicted by a jury Wednesday on federal kidnapping and drug charges.

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<![CDATA[Congressional Baseball Shooting First-Responders Honored]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:25:03 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/First_Responders_to_GOP_Baseball_Shooting_Honored_for_Braver.jpg
The officers and medics who first responded to last summer's shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice were honored for their bravery at a ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia, Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Prince George's Officer Gets Time for Payroll Scheme]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:41:24 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Ex_Prince_George_s_Officer_Gets_Time_for_Stealing_Tax.jpg
Former Prince George's County police officer Jennifer Simms was sentenced for stealing nearly $100,000 in pay that she didn't earn. News4's Tracee Wilkins reports Simms will serve six months in jail and...]]>
<![CDATA[JPMorgan Chase Investment to Help DC Small Businesses]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:39:12 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/JPMorgan_Chase_Investment_to_Help_DC_Small_Businesses.jpg
JPMorgan Chase said it plans to invest billions of dollars into the D.C. area, including opening 70 banks and hiring 700 new employees. Part of the company's major investment will be lending to small businesses....]]>
<![CDATA[DC Program Helps At-Risk Youth Land Jobs in Hospitality]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:55:37 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/New_DC_Program_Helps_At-Risk_Youth_Land_Jobs_in_the_Hospital.jpg
Goodwill and the Covenant House partnered together to help at-risk youth get various certifications and land jobs in the hospitality industry. News4's Erika Gonzalez reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Map: Opioid Overdoses Killed Over 1,200 Va. Residents in '17]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:21:38 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Opioid+file+photo.jpg
More Virginia residents died of opioid overdoses in 2017 than in any year in at least the past decade.

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<![CDATA[Free Career Fair to Be Held in DC Area]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:47:46 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-85506265.jpg
Job seekers are invited to attend a free career fair in the D.C. area on May 17 for positions that will be available across different industries.

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<![CDATA[Less Urgent 911 Medical Calls in DC Are Now Routed to Nurses]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:31:18 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dcambulancezzz.jpg
The District on Thursday implemented a new program designed to free up emergency resources by redirecting less urgent 911 medical calls to nurses.

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<![CDATA['Training Kicked In': Officer Who Halted Md. School Shooting]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:30:13 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Award2.jpg
Deputy First Class Blaine Gaskill received the National Award of Valor on Thursday for bringing a quick end to a deadly shooting at a Maryland high school in March.

Photo Credit: Office of Gov. Larry Hogan]]>
<![CDATA[Freeze Warning for Parts of DC Area Overnight]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:10:50 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_239982265.jpg
A freeze warning has been issued for areas along and west of Interstate 95, including Fairfax, Montgomery, and Loudoun counties, overnight and into Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Several Vehicles Damaged in Crash Involving Trash Truck]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:27:45 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/garbage+truck+crash.jpg
One person is being evaluated and several vehicles were damaged after a crash involving a trash truck in Arlington, Virginia.

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<![CDATA[No Yellow Line Service This Weekend, Delays on Other Lines]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:40:29 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/metroairporttrain.jpg
If you were planning to use Metro's Yellow Line this weekend, you'll need to make other plans.

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<![CDATA[Woman Found Dead in Montgomery Co. Apartment]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:23:22 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_3696493585.jpg
Someone made a 911 call shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday asking authorities to check the on welfare of the occupant at a home in the 3600 block of Bel Pre Road,

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<![CDATA[1 Dead in I-66 Crash in Fairfax County]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:19:06 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms-%282%293.jpg
One person was confirmed dead early Thursday after a crash on Interstate 66 in Northern Virginia, state police said.

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<![CDATA[Man Tried to Abduct Woman in Broad Daylight, Police Say]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 06:04:21 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/composite+arlington2.jpg
Police have released a composite sketch of a man who tried to abduct a woman from an Arlington County street in broad daylight.

Photo Credit: Arlington County Police ]]>
<![CDATA[DC Teens Tackle Deadly Force During Mock Trial]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:43:20 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC_Teens_Tackle_Deadly_Force_During_Mock_Trial.jpg
A D.C. trial over deadly police force was not the typical court case -- teenagers were the prosecutors and defense attorneys. News4's Jackie Bensen reports the mock trial is for the Street Law program with...]]>
<![CDATA[Vigil Honors Couple Killed in Crash]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:31:34 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Vigil_Honors_Couple_Killed_in_Crash.jpg
Family and friends say a couple killed in a car crash in Capitol Heights, Maryland, had happy moments dancing at a party shortly before the fatal crash. News4's Shomari Stone reports.]]>
<![CDATA[8-Year-Old Arrested for Bringing Loaded Gun to Maryland School]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 21:12:41 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/gettyimages-158477645.jpg
An 8-year-old boy was arrested after police say he brought a loaded gun to his elementary school in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

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<![CDATA[Bus Driver Sentenced to 11 Months for Touching Girls]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:26:18 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bus_Driver_Sentenced_to_11_Months_for_Touching_Girls.jpg
A Montgomery County school bus driver has been sentenced to 11 months in prison for inappropriately touching 11-year-old girls on his bus. News4's Chris Gordon reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Md. Trooper in Disguise Stops Dozens of Distracted Drivers]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:09:57 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/041818+md+state+trooper+disguise.jpg
See that man standing by the side of the road with a bucket? He could be a police officer checking to see if you're texting and driving.

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<![CDATA[Who Put Recording Device in PGCPS Principal's Office?]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:16:31 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Who_Put_Hidden_Camera_in_PGCPS_Principals_Office.jpg
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker spoke Wednesday about the recording device in a county school. Sources said the camera was owned by the school district and placed there as part of an...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Said Her Boyfriend Killed Man She Met on Dating Site]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:45:56 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Woman_Told_Police_Her_Boyfriend_Killed_Man_She_Met_on_Dating.jpg
Marty McMillan, a 22-year-old D.C. resident, disappeared after going to meet a woman he talked with on a dating site. That woman told police her boyfriend killed McMillan because she walked in on them together.]]>
<![CDATA[Replica Ruby Slippers on Display in Alexandria]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:30:45 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/A_First_Look_at_Dorthy_s_Iconic_Ruby_Slippers_in_Old_Town.jpg
We all remember one of the most iconic items in U.S. movie history - Judy Garland's ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz". While the original pair is in restoration at the Smithsonian's American...]]>
<![CDATA[Chadwick Boseman of 'Black Panther' to Give HU Grad Speech]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:29:44 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/041818+chadwick+boseman.jpg
Actor Chadwick Boseman will deliver the keynote address at Howard University's graduation ceremony next month, the school announced Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[DC Man Charged With Murdering 2-Year-Old Boy]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:08:09 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-GettyImages-141810855.jpg
A man has been charged with murder after a 2-year-old boy died of multiple blunt force injuries in D.C., police say.

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<![CDATA[Barbara Bush Image on Display at National Portrait Gallery]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:12:47 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Untitled-1282.jpg
The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery is honoring former first lady Barbara Bush by displaying a photograph of her in the museum's In Memoriam space.

Photo Credit: Barbara Bush by Diana Walker]]>
<![CDATA[DC High School Restricts Baked Goods Ahead of 4/20]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:51:50 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/022717+wilson+high+school+dc.jpg
The principal of a D.C. high school is warning that students are forbidden from bringing baked goods into the building during the week of 4/20, "a globally recognized day in cannabis culture."

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<![CDATA[Problems Continue to Plague DC VA Center Year After Report]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:04:35 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/washington+dc+va+medical+center.jpg
One year after the release of a scathing internal report and the firing of the medical center director, the Washington DC VA Medical Center has no permanent leader and continues to face safety questions.

Photo Credit: Veterans Affairs]]>
<![CDATA[Va. Church Group Waits Months for Ticket Refund]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:33:29 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Belong_Tour_Scam_Va_Church_Group_Waits_Month_for_Refund_With.jpg
The "Belong Tour" was coming to Virginia and a church group in Burke bought tickets to the faith-based event. When the tour was cancelled without notification, the group was promised a refund...]]>
<![CDATA[Capital Bikeshare Hides 'Golden Keys' Under 20 Bikes]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:35:36 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/goldkeyszzz.jpg
Capital Bikeshare is hiding 20 golden keys under bikes around the city. The prize for finding one could be a lifetime membership to the bike share service.

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<![CDATA[People With Mental Health, Drug Problems Overwhelm Hospitals]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:11:30 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/041818+hospital+shutterstock.jpg
Hospital emergency rooms in Maryland are being overwhelmed with people needing treatment for mental health or substance-abuse problems.

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<![CDATA[How to Customize News Alerts in the NBC Washington App]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:59:11 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Untitled-1281.jpg
The newest version of our app features personalized news alerts that let you select categories and topics that matter most to you.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Dead on Fairfax Station Road, Police Say]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:08:38 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/fairfax+station+death.jpg
A man was found dead in Fairfax Station, Virginia, Wednesday morning, Fairfax County police say.

Photo Credit: Fairfax County Police]]>
<![CDATA[The Spots You're Missing During Spring Cleaning]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:48:36 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Tips_for_a_Good_Spring_Cleaning.jpg
It's time to get your house clean for spring, but there are some spots that you probably forget about. News4's Chris Lawrence shares ways to get your home spic and span, inside and out.]]>
<![CDATA[Wee-Sale Offers Lots of Deals for Little Ones]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:57:10 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Wee_Sale_Offers_Lots_of_Discounts_on_Kids_Clothes_Toys_and_M.jpg
Cost-conscious parents can score a few deals at one of the largest consignment events set to happen this weekend! The Prince George's Sports & Learning Compex in Hyattsville will be filled with thousands of...]]>
<![CDATA[School Hasn't Helped Bullied 11-Year-Old, Parents Say]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 05:55:26 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/11_Year_Old_Bitten_at_School_Parents_Say.jpg
An 11-year-old girl from Prince George's County says she is suffering horrific bullying at school — and school officials are apparently struggling to ease tensions. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Remembering Barbara Bush and Her Favorite DC Eatery]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 23:39:29 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Remembering_Barbara_Bushs_Favorite_DC_Eatery.jpg
Former first lady Barbara Bush made a great impact on many people — including the proprietors of a family-owned restaurant in Falls Church, Virginia. News4's Shomari Stone reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Fairfax County Officials Collaborate for Shooter Training]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 20:52:30 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/041718+Active+Shooter+Picture.jpg
Fairfax County's police and firefighters collaborated during Tuesday’s active shooter training, a new approach to preparing for the high-pressure active shooting scenarios.

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<![CDATA[Volunteers Fish Bike-Share Bikes Out of Rock Creek]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:22:21 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/041718+dc+bikes+rock+creek+park.jpg
A number of bike-share companies now operate in D.C., and people are finding those bikes everywhere -- including underwater in Rock Creek Park.

Photo Credit: Rock Creek Conservancy]]>
<![CDATA[Camera Owned by PGCPS Found Hidden in Principal's Office]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:16:14 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/pg+police+school+newser+-+18314920.jpg
The camera that was found inside a Prince George's County school belonged to the school district and was hidden inside a principal's office, multiple sources tell News4.]]>