<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Local News]]>Copyright 2019 https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington https://www.nbcwashington.com en-usSun, 21 Apr 2019 01:23:50 -0400Sun, 21 Apr 2019 01:23:50 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Family, Friends Mourn 4 People Killed in Capitol Heights]]> Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:55:38 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/capitol+heights+crash+april+19+2019.jpg
Four people died Thursday in Capitol Heights after a car crossed the center line and crashed into a utility pole, police said.

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<![CDATA[Suspected Foreign Agent Asks for No Additional Prison Time]]> Sat, 20 Apr 2019 18:15:24 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Maria+Butina+mugshot.jpg
Maria Butina, the American University graduate student and gun rights activist who was accused by federal prosecutors of working as a covert and unregistered foreign agent for Russia, is asking for a time served...

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Shooting at Methodist Church in Frederick]]> Sun, 21 Apr 2019 00:04:30 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Shooting+scene+Ballenger+Creek.jpg
Two people were injured after a shooting outside the Jackson Chapel United Methodist Church in Frederick, Maryland, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said.

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<![CDATA[Half of DC Uber Drivers Live Below Poverty Line: Report]]> Sat, 20 Apr 2019 10:49:47 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1013507842+%281%29.jpg
Transportation experts are recommending that the D.C. Council studies how to protect ride-hailing service drivers who cope with low pay, debt and on-the-job dangers.

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<![CDATA[16-Year-Old Shot, Killed Inside Northwest DC Home]]> Sat, 20 Apr 2019 10:08:27 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Teen_Killed_in_Northwest_DC.jpg
A 16-year-old died after being shot Friday inside a Northwest D.C. home, devastating the neighborhood community.]]>
<![CDATA['Hero' Montgomery Co. Officer Shot on Duty in 2003 Dies]]> Sat, 20 Apr 2019 09:36:11 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Montgomery+County+Police+Officer+Uniform+Generic+Untitled-1.jpg
A Montgomery County police officer who was shot and paralyzed while on duty in 2003 has passed away.

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<![CDATA[Teen Killed in Northwest DC]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:28:16 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Teen_Killed_in_Northwest_DC.jpg
A 16-year-old was shot to death at his home in Northwest Washington. News4's Jackie Bensen spoke to people in the community.]]>
<![CDATA[Howard Students Upset Residents Walk Dogs on Campus]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 21:15:21 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Howard_Students_Upset_Residents_Walk_Dogs_on_Campus.jpg
At the heart of Howard University's campus you will find a sacred grassy area known as The Yard.]]>
<![CDATA[Churches Working to Keep Parishioners in the Pews]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 19:48:20 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Churches_Working_to_Keep_Parishioners_in_the_Pews.jpg
A new Gallup Poll shows a lot less people are going to church on a regular basis. News4's Cory Smith spoke to local religious leaders about the decline.]]>
<![CDATA[Mueller Report: WikiLeaks Pushed Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 20:49:35 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Seth+Rich.jpg
The redacted Mueller Report released Thursday mentions a murder mystery in Washington, D.C.
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<![CDATA[The Robin Hood of Food Insecurity Arrives in DC]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:48:30 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/goodr+app+thumb+uscc.jpg
New app Goodr closes the gap between food providers with leftovers and nonprofits looking to feed the hungry, and it does so while paying its drivers a living wage. The app launched in D.C. on April 3.

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<![CDATA[Virginia Deputies Replace Man's Stolen Bike]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 21:58:36 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/spotsy+bike+story+thumb.jpg
When Spotsylvania County Sherrif's deputies first heard the story of Mark Cunningham they knew they had to help out.]]>
<![CDATA[House Shot Up in Sterling, Virginia]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:30:13 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Shots_Fired_at_House_in_Virginia.jpg
A house was shot up overnight on a quiet street in Virginia.]]>
<![CDATA[4th Case of Measles Confirmed in Maryland, Health Dept. Says]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:11:00 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/176*120/GettyImages-462803914.jpg
The case is the fourth to emerge this month and the third this week.

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<![CDATA[Tornado Touched Down Near Reston During Severe Storms]]> Sat, 20 Apr 2019 20:17:12 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/tree+on+truck+041919.jpg
Weather officials confirmed a tornado touched down in Reston, Virginia, Friday night, damaging trees in the area.

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<![CDATA[Check Out These Earth Day Specials in the DC Area]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:42:27 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/192*120/Via2.jpg
Going green and getting around the District will be easy on Earth Day (April 22, 2019) with these deals and specials. We’ll be updating this post with more bargains as we hear of them.

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<![CDATA[Two Charged With Child Abuse After Boy Run Over By Bobcat]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:12:01 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Kenneth+Toone+and+Erin+Knox.jpg
A man and a woman are charged with child abuse after the man ran over his son with construction equipment.

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<![CDATA[Police: Man Driving Stolen Van Strikes, Kills Bicyclist]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:04:45 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2019-04-19_1246.jpg
A bicyclist was fatally struck by a vehicle late Friday morning in the 1200 block of Florida Avenue NE.

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<![CDATA[4 Die in Capitol Heights Crash After SUV Hit Utility Pole]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:31:53 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/capitol+heights+crash+april+19+2019.jpg
Four people died Thursday in Capitol Heights after a car crossed the center line and crashed into a utility pole, police said.

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<![CDATA[Caps' TJ Oshie Out for 'Quite Some Time' After Game 4 Injury]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:10:36 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Oshie+injured+Diptych.jpg
T.J. Oshie suffered an injury that will put him out of games after an opponent forward made contact during Game 4 and sent him crashing into the boards of the offensive zone, NBC Sports Washington reports.

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<![CDATA[Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway to Partly Close This Weekend]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:51:55 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/thumbnail69.png
Drivers, bicyclists and runners take note: Part of Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway near the Kennedy Center will close Friday night and won't reopen until early Monday.

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<![CDATA[Visit National Parks for Free Sat. During National Park Week]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:04:20 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/parkGettyImages-621278730.jpg
Get into any national park for free on Saturday and Thursday, April 25 during National Park Week.

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<![CDATA[For Your Weekend: Easter Karaoke, Cannabis Festival, Yoga]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:22:23 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-523570920.jpg
Here's how to spend your weekend around the District.

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<![CDATA[McAuliffe Steps in to Campaign for Va. Dems After Scandals]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:25:31 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Terry+McAuliffe3.jpg
Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says his heart is in the commonwealth, which is why he’s not running for president.

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<![CDATA[National Cathedral in Need of Further Repairs]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:10:53 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/National_Cathedral_in_Need_of_Further_Repairs.jpg
The fire at Notre Dame has put a spotlight on landmark safety all over the world. News4's Chris Gordon got a first-hand look at efforts needed at the Washington National Cathedral to make sure it stands tall for...]]>
<![CDATA[Last Living Member of First Navy SEAL Team Turns 94]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:45:18 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/192*120/frog_man.png
The oldest surviving member of the original Navy SEALs team celebrated his 94th birthday Thursday.

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<![CDATA[DC Plans to Buy Wendy’s, Reconfigure Dave Thomas Circle]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:43:58 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Changes_Planned_for_Dave_Thomas_Circle_in_NE_DC.jpg
Dave Thomas Circle — where New York Avenue, Florida Avenue and several other streets meet in Northeast D.C. — is widely regarded as perhaps the worst intersection in the city, but its days likely are numbered.]]>
<![CDATA[Street Paver Shot and Killed in Southeast DC]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:17:04 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Street_Paver_Shot_and_Killed_in_Southeast_DC.jpg
Someone shot and killed a man who was working on paving a street in Southeast D.C., police say.

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<![CDATA[Man Killed Tried to Get Protective Order Against Neighbor]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:04:09 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tyrique+hudson.jpg
A young man with a promising future was gunned down in his Maryland apartment complex. Those close to the victim say there were potentially missed warning signs involving the suspected killer.

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<![CDATA[Metro Extends Platform Improvement Project, Station Closures]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:59:09 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/metro+summer+shutdown+map+Shuttle-Bus-Zone-030519-CROP-LARGE-01_1.png
Metro announced Thursday it will extend its Platform Improvement Project by six days to fix a structural issue at Braddock Road Station. Closures are now expected to continue through Sept. 8.

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<![CDATA['Blacks Who Design' Directory Aims to Grow Diversity in Tech]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:00:53 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Blacks+Who+Design.jpg
The directory Blacks Who Design launched with the contact and skills information of more than 130 black designers and has since added dozens more.

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<![CDATA[Manassas Man Charged With Asking Kids For Nude Photos Online]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:17:42 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Schuyler+Stuart+Corado+Corado+Untitled-1.jpg
Virginia State Police are warning parents about 33-year-old Manassas man accused of finding children online and asking for nude photos.

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<![CDATA[4 Ways to Stay Safe on Your Bike This Spring]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:51:16 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/4_Ways_to_Stay_Safe_on_Your_Bike_This_Spring.jpg
Wearing a helmet is one of the most important ways to stay safe on a bike. Melissa Mollet reports on four ways to stay safe while biking this spring, including advice on when to replace your helmet.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Accused of Plotting IS-Inspired Attack Due Back in Court]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:49:50 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Rondell+Henry.jpg
A Maryland man accused of planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at National Harbor in Maryland is due back in court later this month for his arraignment.

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<![CDATA[Man Runs Boston Marathon to Honor Fiancée Slain on Jog in DC]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:37:30 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Man_Honors_Fiancee_Slain_in_DC.jpg
Wendy Martinez' life was cut short before she could marry Daniel Hincapie, but her grieving fiance kept another dream alive by finishing the Boston Marathon in her honor.]]>
<![CDATA[Residents Want Better Bike Lanes, Sidewalks on DC Bridge]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:48:47 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Residents_Want_Better_Bike_Lanes_Sidewalks_on_DC_Bridge.jpg
Residents in Southeast D.C. say the East Capitol Street Bridge needs to be updated with better lanes for pedestrians and bicyclists. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Deaths Raise Questions About DC VA Following Up With Vets]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:36:46 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Washington+DC+VA+Medical+Center+00FBB485.jpg
The deaths of three recent patients at the Washington DC VA Medical Center are raising questions about whether the medical center thoroughly checks on its patients after discharge.

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<![CDATA[Contract Worker Shot to Death in Southeast]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:41:39 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Contract_Worker_Shot_to_Death_in_Southeast.jpg
A gunman shot a contract employee to death on Southern Avenue in Southeast D.C., police say. News4's Derrick Ward reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Honors Fiancée Slain in DC]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:40:19 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Man_Honors_Fiancee_Slain_in_DC.jpg
Before they could exchange vows, a stranger killed Wendy Martinez while she was jogging near Logan Circle. Wendy's fiance ran the Boston Marathon in her honor. Alberto Pimienta reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Sketch Released of Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted Va. Woman]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:06:59 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Sterling+Sketch.jpg
Police have released a sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in Sterling, Virginia.

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<![CDATA[Video Captures Bear Roaming Virginia Neighborhood]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:55:37 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/bear+video+va.jpg
One resident in Gainesville, Virginia, knows the feeling after waking up to see that his Nest security camera caught video of a large black bear walking in his front yard.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Virginia Gov. McAuliffe Won't Run for President in 2020]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:44:47 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Terry+McAuliffe+GettyImages-830887624.jpg
Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020, meaning establishment, centrist Democrats will have one less option in a nominating free-for-all that so far has highlighted the party's...

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<![CDATA[Redskins' 2019 Schedule Includes 2 Prime Time Games]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:32:47 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Redskins+2019+schedule.jpg
The Washington Redskins are scheduled to play two prime time games in the upcoming season.

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<![CDATA[Metro to Shut Down Several Blue, Yellow Line Stations]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:45:43 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Metro_Shutdown_Coming_This_Summer.jpg
Heads up: if you live or work in Northern Virginia, a massive Metro shutdown is right around the corner — and it's going to last all summer.

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