<![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-usSun, 24 Jun 2018 14:51:40 -0400Sun, 24 Jun 2018 14:51:40 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued in Maryland, Virginia]]> Sun, 24 Jun 2018 14:51:27 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DgeiCuLXkAAQFty.jpg
Severe thunderstorms with possibly damaging winds are in the forecast for Maryland and Virginia.

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<![CDATA[Hoping for a Cub, Zookeepers Temporarily Close Panda Habitat]]> Sun, 24 Jun 2018 11:38:19 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Mei+Xiang.jpg
Zookeepers, hopeful that panda Mei Xiang is pregnant, temporarily closed the panda habitat near her den at the National Zoo.]]>
<![CDATA[Transgender Woman: Restaurant Refused to Let Me Use Bathroom]]> Sun, 24 Jun 2018 08:05:53 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cub+libre.jpg
A transgender woman says an employee at a popular restaurant in downtown D.C. refused to let her use the women's bathroom and told her it was illegal to do so.

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<![CDATA[Silver Spring Community Kitchen Feeds the Hungry]]> Sat, 23 Jun 2018 19:41:53 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Silver_Spring_Community_Kitchen_Feeds_the_Hungry.jpg
A new community kitchen is up and running working for you in Montgomery County. The kitchen at the Silver Spring United Methodist Church is taking in surplus produce from restaurants and turning it into...]]>
<![CDATA[Tour the Grill of a Veteran Barbecue Competitor]]> Sun, 24 Jun 2018 11:48:46 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Touring_the_Grill_of_a_Barbecue_Master.jpg
News4's Derrick Ward is at the Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle, where Moe Carson has brought a serious grill to do some serious cooking.]]>
<![CDATA[Barbecue Hall of Fame Inductee Shares His Secrets]]> Sun, 24 Jun 2018 10:46:33 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/BBQ_Hall_of_Fame_Inductee_Shares_His_Secrets.jpg
News4's Derrick Ward talks to Tuffy Stone, who is spending his weekend barbecuing at the Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle. "There's just something universal about building a fire and taking a big old...]]>
<![CDATA[Alexandria Council Approves Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway]]> Sun, 24 Jun 2018 08:07:18 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Jefferson_Davis_Highway_Name_Change.jpg
The city of Alexandria, Virginia, will change the name of Jefferson Davis Highway to Richmond Highway.

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<![CDATA[Police Suspend Investigation of Va. Teen Who Went Missing]]> Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:56:26 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Raymond+McGavin.jpg
The search for a 19-year-old who went missing after attending a concert in Washington, D.C. is now a death investigation, Fairfax County Police say.

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<![CDATA[Man Struck by Silver Line Train: Metro]]> Sun, 24 Jun 2018 12:06:42 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Confusing+Metro+Silver+Line+Sign.jpg
A Silver Line train struck a person near Capitol Heights, Maryland Metro says.

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<![CDATA[Storms Dwindling After Blast of Severe Weather]]> Sat, 23 Jun 2018 15:07:52 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062318+weather+radar+Capture.PNG
Storms are beginning to die down in the D.C. area after a blast of severe weather brought heavy rains and gusty winds to some parts of the region on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Declutter, Protect Your Identity at the Community Shred]]> Sat, 23 Jun 2018 10:30:54 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Declutter_Protect_Your_Identity_at_the_NBC4_Allstate_Communi.jpg
The NBC4 Allstate Community Shred is happening in Montgomery College's Rockville campus on through 11 a.m. on Saturday. Stop by to have your sensitive documents shredded for free.]]>
<![CDATA['Yes We Do Care': Local Mothers Protest Outside DHS]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:33:57 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Yes_We_Do_Care_Local_Mothers_Protest_Outside_DHS.jpg
A group of local moms say they will protest every week until children separated from their families at the border are reunited. Karla Flores reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Says Uber Driver Denied Her Ride Because of Her Wheelchair]]> Sat, 23 Jun 2018 09:11:24 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/914593316-Uber-App.jpg
A Virginia woman says her Uber driver refused to give her a ride because of her wheelchair.

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<![CDATA['Stokiefest' to Educate Parents in Light of Child's Drowning]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:10:05 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/062218_stokely.jpg
Parents Against Negligent Daycare is set to host its first safety awareness festival called "Stokiefest" in honor of Andrews’ son, Stokely Andrews.

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<![CDATA[A Look Back on the Bobbitt Mutilation Case]]> Sat, 23 Jun 2018 08:23:13 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bobbitt_1200x675_1262147139880.jpg
On June 23, 1993, Lorena Bobbitt says she was raped by her husband. Her next move was sensational and extreme — and brought the mental toll of domestic abuse into the spotlight. Twenty-five years later, we]]>
<![CDATA[Bobbitt Case Remembered 25 Years Later]]> Sat, 23 Jun 2018 07:57:16 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bobbit_Case_Remembered_25_Years_Later.jpg
Twenty-five years have passed since the incident that made Lorena and John Bobbitt household names. Both faced criminal charges and both were acquitted. News4's Julie Carey reports those involved in the case say...]]>
<![CDATA[Nelson Mandela's Grandson Studying at George Mason University]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:52:30 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Nelson_Mandelas_Grandson_Strives_to_Show_Humility_During_Stu.jpg
Nelson Mandela's grandson Siyabulela Mandela could have likely gone to any Ivy League college for his doctorate. But he is studying at George Mason University and has an ambition rooted in humility.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Lawyer Found Dead in Stranger's Car Overdosed on MDMA]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:02:25 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Daniel+Potucek+Collins+4pm+pkg+U+st+body+-+15441124.jpg
Officials now know the cause of death of a D.C. lawyer found dead in a stranger's car earlier this year near the U Street nightlife area.

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<![CDATA[Smartphone Helps Prince George's Co. Firefighters Save Cat]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:37:41 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Smartphone_Helps_Md_Firefighters_Save_Kitten.jpg
When a kitten got stuck in the fender of a car, Prince George's County firefighters used a recording of the kitten's own mews to lure it out. News4's Mark Segraves has the story. ]]>
<![CDATA[FTA Orders Metro to Make Changes to Protect Blind Riders]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:35:04 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Metro+barrier.jpg
The Federal Transit Administration is ordering Metro to make immediate changes to some of its railcars after a blind rider was injured while trying to get on a train.

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<![CDATA[DC Transit Fund Helps Woman Earn Diploma]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:24:08 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC_Subsidy_Program_Helps_Woman_Earn_Diploma_24_Years_Later.jpg
D.C.'s Adult Learners Transit Subsidy Program has helped adults like Russchelle Moore pay transportation costs to go to school. The program allowed Moore to get her diploma 24 years after attending high school.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Pulled From Car in Potomac River at Virginia Marina Dies]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:59:21 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2018-06-22_0930.png
A man removed from a car after it went into the Potomac River water at a Virginia marina Friday morning has died, fire officials said.

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<![CDATA[11 MS-13 Members Charged in Kidnappings, Deaths of Teens]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:28:19 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ms+13+murders+.jpg
Eleven MS-13 gang members have been charged in connection with the kidnappings and deaths of two teenage boys whose bodies were found in a Fairfax County park last year, prosecutors say.]]>
<![CDATA[Missing Teen Last Seen Leaving U2 Concert in DC, Family Says]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:37:15 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Raymond+McGavin.jpg
A family in Northern Virginia is desperately searching for their 19-year-old son who disappeared after attending a concert in Washington, D.C.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Family ]]>
<![CDATA['Ashanti Alert' for Abducted Adults Goes Into Effect July 1]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:50:28 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/ashanti+billie1.jpg
A ceremonial bill signing is expected to be held Friday for a new program that will create alerts for adults who are too old for Amber alerts but not old enough for Silver alerts.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Life Center Opens in Prince George's County]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:12:53 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Family_Life_Center_Opens_in_Prince_Georges_County.jpg
A state-of-the-art fitness and health facility is getting ready to open in Prince George's County.]]>
<![CDATA[Young Entrepreneurs Show Off Their Projects]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:20:28 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/221*120/2018-06-22_0619_001.png
How young is too young to start planning your own business? How about 6 years old? A group of young entrepreneurs are getting a head start, with some help from our local business...]]>
<![CDATA[Flood Warning Issued for Parts of Virginia]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:24:14 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2018-06-22_0536.png
Grab your umbrella! Rain will dampen your Friday morning commute.]]>
<![CDATA['We Don't Need It': Some Va. Residents Against Amazon HQ]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 23:38:08 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/We_Don_t_Need_It_Virginia_Residents_Express_Opposition_to.jpg
Some Northern Virginia residents said at a town hall meeting Thursday that they're strongly opposed to Amazon building its second headquarters in the area. News4's Shomari Stone reports they fear the company...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Killed in Southeast D.C. Was Kidnapped From Maryland]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:13:59 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Arrest_Made_in_Brazen_Kidnapping_Homicide.jpg
A man killed in southeast D.C. Wednesday morning had been kidnapped Tuesday night and held for ransom.]]>
<![CDATA[Video Catches FedEx Driver Tossing Package at Front Door]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:30:37 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Video_Catches_FedEx_Driver_Tossing_Package_at_Front_Door.jpg
A Virginia homeowner's security camera caught a FedEx delivery man throwing a package at his front doorstep. News4's Darcy Spencer spoke to the homeowner who says he wants the drivers to be more respectful.]]>
<![CDATA[Maryland Woman Dies After Attack by Fiance's Dog ]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:28:12 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Maryland+Dogo+Attack.jpg
A woman has died after her fiance's dog attacked her outside their home in Huntingtown, Maryland, Thursday morning, police said.

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<![CDATA[Loudoun Co. Weighs Changes to Outdoor Shooting Laws]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:00:12 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Loudoun_County_Residents_Debate_Local_Gun_Laws.jpg
How close to your neighbor's house should you be able to fire a gun? After bullets came flying into a subdivision from an outdoor range last month, Loudoun County officials are considering expanding the...]]>
<![CDATA[Marriott Headquarters Construction Starts in Bethesda]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:37:22 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Marriott_HQ_Groundbreaking.jpg
People who live, work and drive through Bethesda will have to navigate around heavy equipment and a lot of activity after construction of Marriott's new headquarters began Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[See Who's Running for Montgomery County Executive]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:34:01 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Montgomery_County_Executive_Primary.jpg
Voting for a Democrat for Montgomery County executive? Here's a quick look at each of the six candidates. News4's Chris Gordon reports.]]>
<![CDATA[FBI Recreates Scene of Deadly Park Police Shooting]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:06:13 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/112817+Bijan+Ghaisar.jpg
Investigators with the FBI have returned to the scene where U.S. Park Police officers shot and killed a man in Fairfax County, Virginia, seven months ago.

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<![CDATA[100+ Things to Do This Summer]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:13:19 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_7240121112.jpg
This is what we've been waiting for: the season of rooftop happy hours, beach weekends, outdoor festivals and trying not to let Popsicles drip on our work attire. If you're ready for everything the season has to...
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<![CDATA[For Your Weekend: Solstice Celebrations, World Cup Parties]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:24:18 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/FYW+June+22+23+24+Diptych.jpg
Here's the best and brightest for your weekend in and around D.C.

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<![CDATA[Md. Father Sentenced to Life for Killing 2-Year-Old, Her Mom]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:07:30 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/040318+neshante+davis+chloe+davis+green+daron+boswell+johnson.jpg
A Maryland man who killed his 2-year-old daughter and the child's mother after he was ordered to pay $600 in monthly child support was sentenced Thursday to spend the rest of his life in prison.

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<![CDATA[Islanders Hire Ex Capitals Coach Trotz After Stanley Cup Win]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:43:02 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Barry+Trotz+Stanley+Cup+GettyImages-970025560.jpg
Former Washington Capitols coach Barry Trotz has been hired as head coach of the New York Islanders, just two weeks after the Caps won the Stanley Cup.

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<![CDATA[Bounce House Therapy Aims to Help Kids With Special Needs]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:32:09 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062118+bounce+house+still.jpg
Who knew a bounce house could be therapeutic? A company that uses indoor bounce facilities to help children with special needs began operating in the D.C. area on June 19. Here's a look at what they do.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Sensory Bounce Therapy]]>
<![CDATA[White Nationalists Planning Rally Near White House]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:24:56 -0400 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062018+charlottesville2.jpg
The group behind the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year is planning a one-year anniversary rally near the White House in August — and the National Park Service has given...

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