• Iraq Oct 6, 2019

    Iraq Blames ‘Malicious' Hands as Toll From Unrest Tops 100

    Twelve anti-government demonstrators were killed Sunday in ongoing protests in the capital Baghdad, the latest fatalities in six days of clashes that have left more than 100 dead and thousands wounded. Iraq’s government has scrambled to contain the popular anger that has racked Baghdad and a number of southern cities since Tuesday. Security forces responded with a crackdown on the...

  • OFFICER Jul 28, 2019

    2 US Teens Jailed in Italy in Policeman's Killing

    Two American teenagers who were classmates at a California high school spent a second night in a Rome jail Saturday after they were interrogated for hours about their alleged roles in the murder of an Italian policeman. Investigators contended in written statements Saturday that the pair had confessed to their roles in the grisly slaying. Vice Brigadier Mario Cerciello Rega,...

  • North Carolina Jun 7, 2019

    You Know Who You Are: Reagan Travelers Confess to Chronic Earliness or Lateness

    Some people like to be late to the airport, and NBC4 Reporter Adam Tuss is one of them.

  • VMS Jun 7, 2019

    Are You Early or Late? Reagan National Travelers Confess

    News4 finds out how early (or not early) people tend to arrive for their flights.

  • OFFICER May 5, 2019

    Cause of Venezuelan Chopper Crash Is Under Investigation

    Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state where President Nicolás Maduro was visiting troops. The crash of the Cougar helicopter on the southeastern outskirts of Caracas on Saturday followed days of upheaval during which opposition leader Juan Guaidó called in vain for a military...

  • Facebook Sep 3, 2018

    Int'l Outcry as Reuters Reporters Get 7 Years in Myanmar Prison

    A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday for illegal possession of official documents, a ruling met with international condemnation that will add to outrage over the military’s human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had been reporting on the brutal crackdown on the Rohingya when they were arrested and...

  • OFFICER Aug 16, 2018

    US Officials: Iraqi Refugee Was Part of Terror Group

    A refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the Islamic State organization. Omar Abdulsattar Ameen, 45, and other members of ISIS killed the officer after the town of Rawah, Iraq, fell to the Islamic State in June 2014, according to court documents.

  • Facebook Jul 11, 2018

    Profanity-Laced Facebook Video of Chicago Cops Sparks Investigation

    A video of a profanity-laden and tense interaction between a Chicago police officer and two young males last week has prompted an investigation into the cop’s actions.

  • District Attorney May 3, 2018

    Judge OKs DNA Collecting in Golden State Killer Case

    A judge ruled Thursday that prosecutors can collect DNA, fingerprints and body photographs of the former policeman accused of being California’s Golden State Killer. Attorneys for Joseph DeAngelo, 72, had asked the court to halt the search, arguing the warrant it relied on should no longer be valid because it was granted before his arrest.

  • United States Apr 15, 2018

    News4 Your Sunday: Filmfest DC

    Pat Lawson Muse hosts Tony Gittens, the founder and director of Filmfest DC, on News4 Your Sunday. The festival continues through April 29.

  • CONGRESS Jan 8, 2018

    Advocates Want #MeToo Debate to Include Immigrant Detention

    While she waits at a detention center in Texas to find out if she can stay in the United States, Laura Monterrosa fears that she put herself in danger by coming forward about sexual abuse. Months after accusing a female guard at the facility of groping her and suggesting they have sex, Monterrosa says she still sees the guard in...

  • spokesman Dec 30, 2017

    Gunman Opens Fire on Cairo Church; Shootout Kills at Least 9

    A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire Friday outside a church in a Cairo suburb and at a nearby store, sparking a shootout that killed at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, authorities said. It was the latest attack targeting Egypt’s embattled Christian minority. The gunman was also killed, along with at least one police officer, officials said. The...

  • Scotland Oct 15, 2017

    Hogwarts Express Rescues Stranded Family in Scotland

    As if by magic, the Hogwarts Express has come to the rescue of a stranded family in Scotland. The train that took Harry Potter to school was played onscreen by the Jacobite steam train , which runs on a remote and scenic route through the Scottish Highlands. On Friday, it made an unscheduled stop to pick up a family of...

  • food Oct 2, 2017

    Tradition Pulls Some to Bali Volcano, Others Refuse to Leave

    Dire warnings that a volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali will erupt have caused tens of thousands to flee, but some who survived its last eruption in 1963 refuse to leave the danger zone while others are pulled into it by the power of tradition. Gede Bagus Ariksa Sudana and Yesi Fitriani, a young couple planning to legally...

  • PRESIDENT Jun 28, 2017

    Maduro Says Helicopter Fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court

    President Nicolas Maduro said a stolen police helicopter fired on Venezuela’s Supreme Court on Tuesday in what he called a thwarted “terrorist attack” aimed at ousting him from power.

  • The Associated Press Jun 19, 2017

    Dramatic Escapes Mark Survivors' Stories From Portugal's Deadly, Still-Raging Wildfires

    Survivors emerged Monday with stories of leaping into water tanks and other dramatic escapes from the forest fires scorching central Portugal, and authorities came under mounting criticism for not doing more to prevent Portugal’s deadliest natural disaster in decades. More than 2,700 firefighters were still battling Monday to contain several major wildfires in the area northeast of Lisbon, where one...

  • lifeguard Jun 7, 2017

    11-Year-Old Hailed as Hero After Helping Save Drowning Schoolmate's Life

    Blake Munoz is used to taking a plunge in the pool for his Oceanside Swim Team. But little did he know, the strong swimming skills he developed would be used Monday to save a drowning schoolmate’s life.

  • spokesman May 27, 2017

    18 Killed in Suicide Car Bomb Attack on First Day of Ramadan: Afghan Official

    At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said....
    Najib Danish, the ministry’s deputy spokesman, said the target of the bomber was a group of guards providing security for U.S. forces in Khost province, but most of the victims in the...

  • Eric Hinton May 13, 2017

    Handwritten ‘Harry Potter' Prequel Stolen in Burglary

    J.K. Rowling is urging Harry Potter fans not to buy a handwritten prequel to the boy wizard’s adventures that was stolen during a burglary in England. Rowling wrote the 800-word story for a 2008 charity auction, where it sold for 25,000 pounds ($49,000 at the time). West Midlands Police said Friday that it was stolen, along with some jewelry, during...

  • London Apr 9, 2017

    Stockholm Suspect Was Failed Asylum-Seeker; 2nd Man Arrested

    Swedes questioned their country’s welcoming immigration policies with pride and pain on Sunday after learning that an asylum-seeker from Uzbekistan was allegedly behind the truck rampage that killed four people, Stockholm’s deadliest extremist attack in years....
    The Swedish capital was slowly, but resolutely, regaining its normal rhythm as details about the 39-year-old suspect in the attack emerged. Police said he had...

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