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  • Your Thursday Forecast: Rain, Snow on the Way

    Storm Team4 Meteorologist Chuck Bell has the forecast for Jan. 17, 2019. Photo Credit: Storm Team4

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  • Snow and Rain to Hit DC Starting Thursday Afternoon

    Just when the snow and ice started to clear up, more is on the way. A mix of rain and snow is expected Thursday afternoon and evening, with 1 inch of slushy snow or less expected in D.C. and to the south and east. More snow is expected north and west of D.C., perhaps 1 to 3 inches. Winter Weather Forecast: Double the Average Snow in DMV A winter weather advisory will begin this evening for the northern parts of the region, including parts of Montgomery, Frederick and Loudoun counties, and the...

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  • 'Tonight': Don Cheadle, 'Avengers' Cast Played Boggle on Set

    Don Cheadle chats with Jimmy Fallon about refusing to do press with his "Avengers: Endgame" co-star Mark Ruffalo, winning Boggle on set with the cast and his Showtime series "Black Monday."Photo Credit: Feed Loader

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  • 'Tonight': Dwayne Johnson Pushes Fallon to Drag 250 Lb. Rock

    Dwayne Johnson interrupts "The Tonight Show" to get Jimmy to attempt The Titan Games challenge: dragging a 250-pound rock across the studio using nothing but his own strength.Photo Credit: Feed Loader

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  • 'Late Night': A Closer Look at the Government Shutdown

    Seth Meyers takes a closer look at who's to blame for the government shutdown.

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  • 'Late Night': Jim Gaffigan Has 3 Films Screening at Sundance

    Jim Gaffigan talks about his wife's recovery from a brain tumor and how the last three films he worked on will be screened at the Sundance Film Festival.Photo Credit: Feed Loader

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  • Northeast DC Leader Wants More Cameras to Deter Violence

    A former ANC commissioner in Northeast D.C. says every business that's had multiple calls to police for crime should be required to have security cameras. News4's Shomari Stone explains.

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  • Man Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old Girl

    An associate of the MS-13 gang was sentenced to spend 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl who was forced into prostitution. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.

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  • DC Police Arrest Man Accused of Dumping 1,000 Tires

    A 56-year-old man has been arrested and charged after police allege he illegally dumped over 1,000 tires in Washington, D.C. Deron Winston McDonald of Alexandria, Virginia, was arrested Wednesday after turning himself in at the Metropolitan Police Department. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App News4 previously reported on a special police investigation to track down the suspect responsible for dumping hundreds of old tires around the District. Sources told News4 that...

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  • Meet Marty: Robots Coming to Some Md., Va. Grocery Stores

    An army of robots — all of them named Marty — is coming to some grocery stores in Maryland and Virginia this year.  Giant Food Stores will deploy the robots to 172 of its stores to help prevent tripping hazards and clean up spills. Some locations in Culpeper, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, will get the robots.  Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App The plan is for Marty — a tall, gray, boxy robot with big googly eyes — to handle liquid, powder and bulk food item spills and...

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  • Md. Prison Accused of Prisoner Abuse Leading to Miscarriage

    A lawsuit filed in federal court alleges abuse at the Prince George’s County Correctional Center led to a prisoner’s miscarriage. The lawsuit says during Sameirow Carter’s detention at PGCCC, she was targeted, attacked, punished and subjected to inhumane and dangerous conditions. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App The suit names the correctional officers and the director, saying, “Ms. Carter was unjustifiably placed in four-point restraints by correctional officers,...

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  • Sports Betting in Full Swing in West Virginia

    Sports betting is definitely coming to D.C., possibly in time for baseball season, but in the meantime, if you want to place a bet on a ballgame, you can do so just 90 miles away in West Virginia.Photo Credit: NBCWashington

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  • Sports Betting in Full Swing in West Virginia

    Sports betting is definitely coming to D.C., possibly in time for baseball season, but in the meantime, if you want to place a bet on a ballgame, you can do so just 90 miles away in West Virginia. Not far from Harpers Ferry, sports bettin.g is in full swing at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, one of several sports books in the state. Emergency Legislation on DC's Sports Betting Contract Pulled Since opening the sports book in September, Hollywood said it’s done a brisk business. “From...

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  • Virginia Food Bank Opens its Doors to Furloughed Federal Workers

    LaToya Brown knows the effects of the ongoing partial government shutdown all too well. Her husband is one of thousands of federal workers required to work without pay during the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history. “I always joke with him saying, ‘Your income is the cake.’ We pay all of our bills with his income. My income is the icing. So I told him we need to spread the icing really, really thin right now," Brown said. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App ...

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  • DC Mayor Vetoes Bill to Decriminalize Metro Fare Evasion

    D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has vetoed a bill that would decriminalize cheating fares on Metro. The bill would eliminated jail time for fare evasion in the District.  Fare Evasion Remains Rampant on Metro Trains, Buses The D.C. Council passed the bill 10-2 on Dec. 4. On Wednesday, Bowser said the bill could have a negative affect on Metro's budget and operations in a letter addressed to D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson.  Metro Cracking Down on Fare Evasion; Where It's Worst "WMATA...

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  • Full Forecast: When You Can Expect Snow and Rain

    Storm Team4's Amelia Draper has the forecast for Wednesday and beyond. Rain and snow are on the way soon.

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  • Police: Woman Tried to Kidnap 6-Year-Old Girl in Georgetown

    Police are searching for a woman they say tried to abduct a little girl from outside her home in Georgetown by luring her with cotton candy. The father of the 6-year-old girl told News4 that a nanny was driving car pool on Tuesday and dropped his daughter off in front of their house on Dumbarton Street NW. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App A woman then came up from behind and grabbed the girl by the arm and tried to yank her away, according to the police report. During the...

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  • Fake Washington Post Passed Out in DC Claims Trump Resigned

    Commuters in downtown Washington, D.C. were greeted with a jarring sight Wednesday morning: Activists distributed fake copies of The Washington Post announcing President Donald Trump’s resignation. The satirical copies, for which the prank group The Yes Men claimed responsibility, were spotted downtown, and social media users reported seeing copies distributed outside the Farragut North Metro station, in front of the White House and in congressional office buildings, where the progressive group...

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  • 'The Division 2' Story Trailer Has Private Beta Details And Previews the Three Factions Controlling D.C.

    Who really controls Washington D.C. in “The Division 2”? A new trailer offers story details and a beta update.

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  • Chris Hansen, From 'To Catch a Predator,' Arrested in CT

    Chris Hansen, the former host of NBC’s “To Catch a Predator,” has been accused of bouncing checks and failing to pay for thousands of dollars worth of marketing material, according to police in Connecticut.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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  • DC 'Emergency Kitchen' Opens for Furloughed Feds

    On the 26th day of the longest government shutdown in United States history, hundreds of people lined up for free meals from chef José Andrés. The line to get into Andrés's "emergency kitchen" on its first day open stretched around the building on Wednesday. World Central Kitchen is serving free meals to federal workers who are not being paid. Shutdown Resources: Here's How to Get Help in the DC Area Some federal employees told News4 they were embarrassed to have to need help. They also said...

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  • Carell to Star in Netflix Comedy Based on Trump Space Force

    If anyone can figure out what the heck Space Force is

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  • Suspect spoke of traveling to Islamic State territory...

    Authorities in Georgia have arrested a man they say was planning to attack the White House. An FBI agent's affidavit says 21-year-old Hasher Jallal Taheb of Cumming was arrested in a sting Wednesday after

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  • Lopez, Witherspoon Among Stars Taking #10YearChallenge

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