<![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, 17 Dec 2018 03:57:36 -0500Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:57:36 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Power Restored After Outage Leaves DC Memorials in the Dark]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:31:07 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/lincoln_memorial_in_the_dark.png
Abraham Lincoln's likeness can be seen glowing from the end of the National Mall every night in Washington, D.C. — but tonight his giant statue sat in darkness.

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<![CDATA[Police: Missing Fairfax County Woman Found Safe]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2018 18:25:43 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ronica.jpg
A 22-year-old woman from Fairfax County, Virginia, went missing and was considered endangered, police say.

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<![CDATA[Angie Goff Says Goodbye to News4]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:17:35 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Angie_Goff_Says_Goodbye_to_News4.jpg
Angie Goff announces that Sunday is her last morning with News4 Today. "This is a personal, emotional decision that took many months," Goff said. "I'm really excited to pursue some personal...]]>
<![CDATA[Alexandria Council Names Redevelopment 'Waterfront Park']]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 22:49:50 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/alexandria+waterfront1.jpg
Alexandria, Virginia, will name a redeveloped area once informally named for a founding father who owned slaves to "Waterfront Park."

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<![CDATA[What Rock Creek's Creatures Say About its Health]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 20:07:41 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Health_of_Rock_Creek.jpg
A rare eel sighting has led to more questions about the health of Rock Creek. News4's Derrick Ward explains.]]>
<![CDATA[Humane Rescue Alliance Waives Adoption Fees for Many Cats]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2018 10:26:58 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_482743528.jpg
The Humane Rescue Alliance is waiving some adoption fees this weekend after an influx of cats came into the shelter's care.

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<![CDATA[Volunteers Lay Over 250K Wreaths at Arlington Cemetery]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2018 09:46:13 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-78499988.jpg
Thousands of people persisted through rainy conditions in the Washington, D.C. area, Saturday to lay more than a quarter million wreaths on graves at Arlington National Cemetery.

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<![CDATA[Mike Isabella's Company Going Out of Business]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:47:58 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Mike_Isabellas_Company_Going_Out_of_Business.jpg
Mike Isabella, one of the biggest names in the D.C. restaurant scene, says his company is going out of business and liquidating all of its assets on Dec. 27. Isabella has been unable to recover after a...]]>
<![CDATA[How to Deal With Family Drama During the Holidays]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:45:25 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/How_to_Deal_With_Family_Drama_During_the_Holidays.jpg
Tempers flare and tears fall sometimes during holiday gatherings with family. News4's Tommy McFly spoke with a psychiatrist about what to do to avoid the drama.]]>
<![CDATA[Club Owners Unhappy With DC Nightlife Director's Experience]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:03:50 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Club_Owners_Unhappy_With_DC_Nightlife_Directors_Experience.jpg
D.C.'s new Director of Nightlife and Culture has been getting a lot of attention in our area. While the position was created to help nightclubs and restaurants grow, some club owners aren't happy with the...]]>
<![CDATA[Bowie State Grad Heading to Graduate School at Age 19]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:46:47 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Aliyah+Bynoe.jpg
A Bowie State winter graduate is heading to grad school at just 19 years old.

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<![CDATA[Unrepentant White Supremacist Gets 2 Years for Vandalism]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:06:52 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/121418+hate+vandalism+and+man+convicted.jpg
A man who spray painted messages of hate on a Virginia church and synagogue, including on the first night of Passover, was sentenced Friday to nearly two years in prison.

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<![CDATA[Bethesda Chef to Cook Meal at Prestigious James Beard House]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:48:37 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bethesda_Chef_to_Prepare_Meal_at_James_Beard_House.jpg
A chef in Bethesda, Maryland, is gearing up for what he calls the Super Bowl of his cooking career.]]>
<![CDATA[Meet the Fulbright Scholars]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:40:26 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Meet_the_Fulbright_Scholars.jpg
Even in difficult budget times, the Fulbright Scholars program has received bi-partisan support for more than 70 years. News4's Barbara Harrison explains.]]>
<![CDATA[LeBron James' Equality Sneakers Destined for NMAAHC Exhibit]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:27:56 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-895636264.jpg
The iconic Equality sneakers that LeBron James wore in a game against the Washington Wizards are headed for display at a Smithsonian museum.

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<![CDATA[Big-Screen TV Trips Package Thief, Won't Fit in Getaway Car]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 10:29:10 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/package-thief-fail.gif
A package thief in Fort Washington, Maryland, got away with a huge 4K TV — but not without a serious struggle with the unwieldy box.

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<![CDATA[Driver Charged for Hitting Mother Pushing Stroller in Va.]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:38:14 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/121418+dump+truck+that+hit+woman+arlington.jpg
A day after a mother pushing a baby in a stroller was seriously hurt in a crash in Arlington, Virginia, the driver has been charged.

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<![CDATA[Arson Fire Damages College Park Recovery Center; 1 Arrested]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 14:28:12 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/College+park+fire2.jpg
One person has been arrested in connection with a fire in College Park that seriously damaged a recovery and wellness center.

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<![CDATA[15-Year-Old Student Gunned Down in Southeast DC]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:54:12 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1213+anacostia+shooting.jpg
A 15-year-old student at Anacostia High School is dead after a shooting in Southeast D.C., police say.

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<![CDATA[3.5 Inches of Rain Fell During Weekend Washout]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2018 14:52:03 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/thumbnail+%281%2930.png
Multiple people had to be rescued from their cars Saturday night and early Sunday morning as heavy rain flooded roads throughout the D.C. region.

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<![CDATA[1 Killed in Late-Night Beltway Crash]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:55:54 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_1858871816.jpg
A man involved in a fatal crash on the Capital Beltway late Thursday night assaulted a security guard after being taken to a hospital, Maryland State Police said.

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<![CDATA[Rare Sculpture Stolen from DC Man's Garden]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 23:33:38 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Beloved_Sculpture_Stolen_from_DC_Man_s_Garden.jpg
A D.C. man returned to his Capitol Hill home to find that a sculpture in his front yard was gone. He says the piece of art is one of only three in the world. News4's Cory Smith reports.]]>
<![CDATA[African American History Museum Pass Guidelines to Change]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 21:48:32 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NMAAHC.jpg
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is launching new visitation guidelines starting next year.

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<![CDATA[PGPD Discrimination Suit Alleges 'Egregious Misconduct']]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:25:36 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/081817+prince+georges+police+van.jpg
Thirteen current and former members of the Prince George's County Police Department signed on to a federal civil lawsuit filed Wednesday morning in Greenbelt, Maryland.

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<![CDATA[DC Leaders Want Metro to Bring Back Later Service]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 19:59:54 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-51576304410.jpg
D.C. leaders are asking Metro to bring back late-night service, but Metro says that takes away valuable maintenance time.

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<![CDATA[Big Businesses Set to Open East of the River]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:59:47 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Big_Business_Coming_to_Anacostia.jpg
Major companies including Starbucks and Chase Bank are taking over prime real estate in D.C.'s historic Anacostia neighborhood, and some small businesses owners in the area say they are welcoming the change.

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<![CDATA[Bomb Threats Made for DC Area Amid Similar Threats Across US]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:53:37 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/121318+downtown+dc+building+bomb+threat.jpg
Police in D.C., Maryland and Virginia are responding to bomb threats at multiple locations Thursday amid a nationwide outbreak of similar threats.

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<![CDATA[Employee Reports Being Shocked Twice at MGM National Harbor]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:17:11 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/MGM+National+Harbor+GettyImages-628680322.jpg
An employee at MGM National Harbor reported being shocked twice at the resort this month and was taken to a hospital the second time.]]>
<![CDATA[Taco Bell Serving Alcohol, First in DC Area, Opening in Va.]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:42:48 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/032118+taco+bell+catina+3.jpg
A Taco Bell that serves alcohol — the first in the D.C. area — is headed to Old Town Alexandria. Taco Bell Cantina is set to open at 417 King St. on Friday, Dec. 21, a spokesperson said.

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<![CDATA[Some DC Middle Schools Fall Short in Science, Social Studies]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:35:41 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Eliot-Hine+Middle+School.jpg
D.C. Public Schools are intentionally falling short of providing the required science and social studies instructional time in at least four middle schools, a violation of its own standards, a News4 I-Team...

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<![CDATA[Virginia Students Build Bears for Kids in Hospital]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 19:12:47 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Virginia_Students_Build_Bears_for_Kids_in_Hospital.jpg
A group of local students who attend Broad Run High School in Ashburn, Virginia, took money from their own pockets to make stuffed bears for kids with cancer. News4's Aimee Cho reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Accused Russian Agent Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:10:53 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/butinaAP_18295664552874.jpg
Russian operative Maria Butina, who is accused of infiltrating politically powerful U.S. organizations, including the National Rifle Association, in an effort to push Moscow's agenda, pleaded guilty Thursday to...

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<![CDATA[New Effort in Maryland to Combat Upsurge in Fentanyl Deaths]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:58:59 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Talking_to_Families_About_Fentanyl_Dangers.jpg
A new effort in Maryland to prosecute more fentanyl cases in federal court is designed to help combat an alarming increase of fatalities caused by the potent synthetic opioid that's fueling the deadliest...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Hit by Truck in Va. Pushes Stroller Out of Harm's Way]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 19:15:04 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/121318+stroller+from+crash.jpg
A woman pushing a baby in a stroller near the Key Bridge in Arlington, Virginia, was hit by a dump truck Thursday morning but managed to push the stroller out of the way.

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<![CDATA[Photos: Rolling Thunder Through the Years]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:12:01 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/206*120/2018-12-13_1409.jpg
After more than 30 years, Rolling Thunder will end its annual ride that brings thousands of bikers to DC to honor military members next year.

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<![CDATA[Rolling Thunder Says Next Year's Ride Will Be Its Last]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:13:53 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/rolling-thunder-tn.jpg
Rolling Thunder, the annual ride that brings thousands of bikers to the National Mall to honor military members who were missing in action or prisoners of war, is preparing for its final run.

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<![CDATA[Man Accused of Stabbing Arlington Pedestrian Arrested in DC]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:54:45 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/218*120/2018-12-13_0850.png
Police have arrested a man they believe stabbed a woman as she walked down an Arlington County road.

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