<![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, 15 Oct 2018 05:49:31 -0400Mon, 15 Oct 2018 05:49:31 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Voter Registration Deadline Approaching for Md., Va. and DC]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 05:27:03 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-79839351.jpg
Residents in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., have just a few more days to register to vote.

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<![CDATA[Suspect Posed as Driver, Sexually Assaulted Man on H Street]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 21:17:06 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-7679871951.jpg
D.C. police are trying to find a suspect who pretended to be a rideshare driver and sexually assaulted a man.

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<![CDATA[Woman Dead After Dog Attack in DC Home]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 05:35:37 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc+dog+attack.jpg
A woman has died Sunday night after a dog attacked her inside of a home in Southeast D.C.

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<![CDATA[National Zoo Animals Welcome Fall with Pumpkins, Treats]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 05:39:05 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/240*120/fall+snek.jpg
A handful of critters from the Smithsonian's National Zoo celebrated the return of fall and Halloween with carved pumpkins and delicious snacks.]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia Jewish Community Celebrates Unity After Vandalism]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 19:37:23 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Jewish_Community_Celebrates_Unity_a_Week_After_Vandalism.jpg
A Jewish community in Annandale, Virginia, celebrated a message of love and unity a week after their community center was vandalized with anti-Semitic symbols. News4's Darcy Spencer has the latest.]]>
<![CDATA[Wuerl Leaves Letter for Worshipers Following Resignation]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 19:35:38 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/First_Mass_Since_Cardinal_Wuerl_s_Resignation_Celebrated.jpg
Parishioners at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle attended their first Sunday Mass since Pope Francis accepted Archbishop Cardinal Wuerl's resignation. News4's Derrick Ward reports Wuerl left a letter to...]]>
<![CDATA[Uber, Lyft to Provide Free Trips to Polls on Election Day]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 17:10:50 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/uber+interface.jpg
Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft announced they're offering free or discounted rides for people who need transportation to their polling places on Election Day.

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<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Dies in Montgomery County Crash]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 13:42:31 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/emergency-shutterstock_944121703.jpg
A 56-year-old motorcyclist died after a collision with an SUV Saturday night in Montgomery County, Maryland, police say.

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<![CDATA[Starting Monday: Memorial Bridge Lanes Reducing From 6 to 3]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 19:00:18 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Arlington+Memorial+Bridge+shutterstock_90249301.jpg
After repeated shutdowns for repair work, the Arlington Memorial Bridge will shut down half of its lanes for years starting Monday — meaning you have just days to prepare.

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<![CDATA[Get Scared: Halloween Events, Spooky Spots in the DMV]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 13:02:55 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc-halloween-events-Tryptich.jpg


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<![CDATA[Cooler Weather Catches DC by Surprise]]> Sat, 13 Oct 2018 23:42:26 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Cooler_Weather_Catches_DC_by_Surprise.jpg
Just a couple of days after temperatures in the 80s, D.C. is seeing much chillier weather. News4's Aimee Cho ventured to The Wharf where people said they were surprised the weather changed so quickly.]]>
<![CDATA[H Street Festival: Music, Food, Art and More]]> Sat, 13 Oct 2018 20:10:22 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/OPENING+IMAGE.jpg
The H Street corridor was jam packed with food, live music and local artisans on Saturday for the annual H Street Festival. Vendors lined 11 blocks in the Northeast neighborhood for the 12th celebration of...]]>
<![CDATA[National Law Enforcement Museum Opens]]> Sat, 13 Oct 2018 19:33:20 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/National_Law_Enforcement_Museum_Opens.jpg
The National Law Enforcement Museum is now open at Judiciary Square in D.C. The museum's goal is to show you what it's like to walk in the shoes of a law enforcement officer. News4's Derrick Ward reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Veteran's Auto Business Robbed]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 23:48:20 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Veterans_Auto_Business_Robbed.jpg
A veteran who has an auto detailing business in Prince George's County, Maryland, says someone stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment from his van. News4's Nicole Jacobs reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Pilot Killed When Small Plane Crashes During Culpeper Air Fest]]> Sat, 13 Oct 2018 07:35:50 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/culpeper+plane+crash.jpg
A small plane crashed in Culpeper, Virginia, Friday night, killing the plane's pilot, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Tough Pumpkin Season Bumps Up Prices]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 20:33:30 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Tough_Pumpkin_Season_Bumps_Up_Prices.jpg
You may have noticed there are fewer pumpkins to pick from this fall -- and the price of pumpkins seems to have gone up. News4's Derrick Ward explains why.]]>
<![CDATA[Shortage of Substitute Teachers in Fairfax County]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 19:18:46 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Shortage_of_Substitute_Teachers_in_Fairfax_County.jpg
One month into the school year, there's a shortage of substitute teachers in Fairfax County. Scott MacFarlane reports it's a growing problem in the region and schools have to find a solution.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Hit by Pickup, Seriously Hurt in Downtown DC]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:56:49 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Woman_Hit_by_Truck_Seriously_Hurt_Near_White_House.jpg
A woman who had just bought a cup of coffee and was crossing the street was hit by a pickup truck and seriously injured Friday morning in downtown D.C. News4's Mark Segraves reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Photos: Glenstone Museum Reopens in Md. With New Spaces, Art]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:19:55 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/4_Aerial+of+Pavilions_Iwan+Baan_Glenstone+Museum.jpg
The Glenstone Museum, a Potomac, Maryland, museum that aims to merge modern art, architecture and its leafy pastures, reopened Oct. 4 after a five-year expansion.

Photo Credit: Iwan Baan/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sentenced to 70 Years for Stabbing Pregnant Girlfriend]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:57:44 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Man_Sentenced_to_70_Years_for_Trying_to_Kill_Pregnant_Girlfr.jpg
A man who tried to kill the mother of his unborn child has been sentenced to spend the next 70 years in prison.

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<![CDATA[History Professors Work to Get Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:25:22 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/History_Professors_Work_to_Get_Harriet_Tubman_on_20_Bill.jpg
President Barack Obama said Harriet Tubman's face would appear on the $20 bill, but Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and President Donald Trump have suggested it's not a priority.]]>
<![CDATA[Maryland Program Mentors Boys Who Lack Positive Male Figures]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:30:28 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mentoring+to+manhood.jpg
For 13 years, a Maryland organization has been helping boys who don’t have a positive male figure in their lives.

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<![CDATA[Metro Retires 5000-Series Railcar Fleet; Twitter Rejoices]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:39:25 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-632200146.jpg
Metro is retiring its entire 5000-series fleet, and Friday was the last day the cars would be in service.

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<![CDATA[Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested in Death of Cyclist]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:28:58 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Tom+Hollowell.jpg
A cyclist has died after he was hit in downtown D.C. by a driver who fled the scene.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Tom Hollowell's Family]]>
<![CDATA[Artechouse's 'New Nature' is a Mesmerizing Interactive in DC]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:59:38 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/artechouse-new-nature-tn-video.jpg
Artechouse — DC's digital art house known for its immersive digital spaces — is opening its latest interactive exhibit, New Nature. Take a look.

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<![CDATA['New Nature' Exhibit Gives High-Tech Look at the Outdoors]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:05:20 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/artechouse-new-nature-tn-gallery.jpg
An interactive art exhibition at the Southwest D.C. gallery Artechouse takes an unusual look at plants, insects, planets and more. Here's a look at the highly Instagrammable exhibit.

Photo Credit: Brittany Johnson]]>
<![CDATA[Veterans Affairs Appoints New Director of DC VA Med Center]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:45:48 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Michael+Heimall.jpg
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced the appointment of a new director of the troubled Washington DC VA Medical Center.

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<![CDATA[Benning Courts Dance Team Raising Money for New Uniforms]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:54:54 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2018-10-12_1153.png
In a neighborhood plagued by violence, a local community center is trying to make a difference in the lives of young girls and teens.]]>
<![CDATA[National Zoo's Baby Gorilla Takes First Steps]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:17:31 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/moke.jpg
The National Zoo's baby gorilla reached an important milestone this week.

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<![CDATA[Firefighter Convicted of Fatally Running Over Man in Revenge]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 09:16:38 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/R5P+AMISH+MARKET+MURDER+VO.jpg
A firefighter has been convicted of running over and killing a man with his SUV, in what he says was an act of self-defense but prosecutors say was an act of revenge.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Trainer Pushes His Way Into the Record Books]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:59:48 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Local_Trainer_Pushes_His_Way_Into_the_Record_Books.jpg
How many push-ups do you think you could do in an hour? A Maryland trainer likely has you beat and could be a new world record holder. News 4's Molette Green has more on how he did it.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Wharf Celebrates First Anniversary]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:43:40 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC_Wharf_Celebrates_1_year_Anniversary.jpg
Friday marked one year since The Wharf opened. The mixed-use development transformed the Southwest waterfront, and is now a must-see destination. News4's Justin Finch was live at the Wharf with more on...]]>
<![CDATA[No Insanity Defense for Man Charged in Police Attack: Judge ]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 06:52:06 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/michael+ford.jpg
A judge has ruled that a man charged in a deadly shooting at a Maryland police station is not qualified to pursue an insanity defense.]]>
<![CDATA[Pope Francis Accepts Archbishop Cardinal Wuerl's Resignation]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:29:46 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cardinal+wuerl+090218.jpg
The pope accepted the resignation of the embattled archbishop of Washington, D.C., the Vatican announced Friday.

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<![CDATA[Best Places to See Fall Foliage in the DC Area]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 10:13:31 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_226913197.jpg
As we wait for the beautiful foliage to take shape, here are some of the best places to get breathtaking views of the changing leaves.

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<![CDATA[Trees Missing Their Signature Fall Colors? Here's Why.]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:31:04 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/By+Orhan+Cam.jpg
We're anxiously awaiting the moment trees in the D.C. area turn from green to shades of amber and crimson, but we may not get the fall show we're expecting just yet.

Photo Credit: Shutter Stock/ Orhan Cam]]>
<![CDATA[Wind Advisory in Effect for DC Fri.; Temps Drop Into 60s]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 06:13:27 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/218*120/2018-10-12_0539.png
A cold front moved through the region, dropping temperatures into the 60s Friday morning. Storm Team4 meteorologist Amelia Draper says the temperature dropped 15 degrees in the Washington, D.C. in 24 hours. ]]>
<![CDATA[Stranger Smashes Car Windows in Front of Owner's Home]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 23:40:17 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Stranger_Smashes_Car_Windows_in_Front_of_Owner.jpg
A man said a stranger smashed his car windows right in front of his house. News4's Mark Segraves reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder in Fatal Crash]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 22:15:08 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/092017+good+hope+road+crash+and+victim.jpg
The woman killed in a head-on crash in Southeast D.C. early Sunday was a passenger in a Lyft car, her family and the ride-hailing company say.

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<![CDATA[Va. Officer's Family Raises Postpartum Depression Awareness]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 10:07:17 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Family_of_Va_Police_Officer_Who_Killed_Herself_Share_Story.jpg
The family of a Virginia police officer who took her own life is opening up about her struggles with postpartum depression to educate and change minds.]]>