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Robert Griffin III Will Not Start Sunday

nbcwashington.com — Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will be watching Sunday's game from the bench. News4's Dianna Russinni confirmed overnight that Colt McCoy will start next week against the Indianapolis Colts. Not that @AdamSchefter needs to be confirmed, but I can confirm Colt McCoy will start on Sunday per very angry sources - Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna) November 26, 2014 RGIII is coming off two poor starts.

Memorial Services Set for Marion Barry

nbcwashington.com — A series of memorial events have been set for Marion Barry. District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray and other officials plan to announce details of the services at a news conference Wednesday afternoon. A public viewing is expected to be among the plans. Barry, known to many as Washington's "mayor for life,'' died Sunday at age 78.

The Secret Inside the Postal Service

nbcwashington.com — It's a story the U.S. Postal Service did not want us to tell you: Sexual assaults committed not just by customers and strangers, but by postal employees against other postal employees. A thick layer of snow had just dropped onto the road as we climbed a mountain near Albany, New York, to meet Diane Caruso-Ruston.
Nov 26, 2014

1 in 5 sexual assaults against postal employees is from a co-worker @NBC4ITeam learns bit.ly/1zrYl6j @nbcwashington

Nov 25, 2014

We interview 2 postal workers sexually assaulted by their supervisors - but were never reported to police - see why nbcwashington.com/investigations…

Nov 25, 2014

We found 1 out of 5 sex assaults inside the US Postal Service are committed by employees against other employees nbcwashington.com/investigations…

Nov 25, 2014

Watch our latest investigation - the secret inside the Postal Service. bit.ly/1zrYl6j

Hundreds Outside White House Protest Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

nbcwashington.com — About 300 people are protesting at the White House after the decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, U.S. Park Police estimated. Demonstrators closed U Street in northwest D.C. and marched to the White House, News4's Shomari Stone reported.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @nbcwashington: Peaceful protesters took to the streets in D.C. last night after the #Ferguson grand jury decision was announced: bit.ly/1uAr4S5

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nbcwashington: D.C.'s #Ferguson protesters now estimated at 300; still peaceful and marching to White House: bit.ly/1yPu01j pic.twitter.com/AaiAZUGqAy

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nbcwashington: D.C.'s #Ferguson protesters now estimated at 300; still peaceful and marching to White House: bit.ly/1yPu01j pic.twitter.com/AaiAZUGqAy

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Ferguson Protests Planned for D.C., Baltimore Tuesday

nbcwashington.com — Protests are being planned throughout Tuesday in the nation's capital and Baltimore in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. In Washington, one group is planning to occupy various buildings over a 28-hour period, including Metro police headquarters.

Juvenile Shot in Southeast D.C.

nbcwashington.com — Police say a juvenile was shot in Southeast D.C. Tuesday evening.

"This Is a Problem for Everybody": UMd. Students Pack Student Union to Protest Ferguson Decision

nbcwashington.com — University of Maryland students held a sit-in Tuesday to protest a Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Calling the demonstration #OccupyStamp on social media, student protesters gathered at Adele H.
Nov 26, 2014

"This Is a Problem for Everybody": UMd. Students Protest Ferguson Decision | NBC4 Washington nbcwashington.com/news/local/UMD… via @nbcwashington

Maryland Man Killed in Home Invasion as His Children Slept

nbcwashington.com — A Maryland man has been killed in a home invasion that happened while his wife and children were just steps away. Maryland State Police said Tuesday that 23-year-old Travon Farrow was shot to death by two masked men after he answered a knock at his front door in Federalsburg on the Eastern Shore around 6:30 p.m.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @nbcwashington: A Maryland man has been killed in a home invasion that happened while his wife and children were just steps away. bit.ly/1HE9jvh

Postal Robberies Skyrocketing

nbcwashington.com — On the anniversary of the murder of a local postal carrier, the News4 I-Team shows a never before released list of crimes committed against postal employees, including a dramatic increase in robberies. It started out like any other February day for a well-known D.C. postal carrier who delivered the mail on Webster Street in Northeast.

Funeral Arrangements Being Made for Marion Barry

nbcwashington.com — Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry will lie in repose next week in the John A. Wilson Building, so members of the public can pay their respects. Specific details about Barry's funeral have not been announced. But preliminary plans are for his body to lie in repose Tuesday in the ceremonial lobby of the Wilson building, News4's Tom Sherwood reported.

Sherwood's Notebook: Only One Marion Barry

nbcwashington.com — The whirlwind that was Marion Barry's life is reverberating in his death. Our modern day media (Twitter, Facebook, on-line news outlets, print and TV, etc.) exploded as expected with coverage ranging from earnest analysis to unfiltered praise to utter contempt. The days ahead will be no different.
Nov 24, 2014

My Notebook with a close up look at covering Marion Barry. bit.ly/1zkIiqH

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nbcwashington: .@TomSherwood shares some of his memories of the late #MarionBarry in this week's Notebook --> bit.ly/1yMXLjx

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nbcwashington: .@TomSherwood shares some of his memories of the late #MarionBarry in this week's Notebook --> bit.ly/1yMXLjx

7-Year-Old Boy Reported Missing in Montgomery County

nbcwashington.com — Montgomery County Police need your help locating a 7-year-old boy who never returned home after walking to a local store Monday morning. Kevin Jesus Jamie was last seen in the 18400 block of Lost Knife Circle in Montgomery Village at 7:30 a.m. Monday.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @nbcwashington: Montgomery County Police searching for 7-year-old boy last seen this morning. PLEASE SHARE: bit.ly/1yNofkP pic.twitter.com/YbkuKEvFhr

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nbcwashington: Montgomery County Police searching for 7-year-old boy last seen this morning. PLEASE SHARE: bit.ly/1yNofkP pic.twitter.com/YbkuKEvFhr

Thanksgiving Travel Forecast: Snow/Rain Mix Could Snarl Traffic Wednesday

nbcwashington.com — A wild weather swing could bring snow Wednesday, making travel frustrating for those trying to get out of town for Thanksgiving. First, though, Monday is bringing near-record warmth, with highs in the low to mid 70s. On Tuesday, highs will still be near 60, but a huge change arrives Wednesday.

Virginia Native Singing in The Voice Top 10

nbcwashington.com — Virginia native Ryan Sill took to the stage again Monday, singing to stay in the Top 10 of NBC's The Voice. And he's thrilled to be competing in the show's live rounds, as his friends and family watched and cheered from his hometown of Sterling, Virginia.

U.Md. Students Protest “Militarization” of Campus Police

nbcwashington.com — Students at the University of Maryland protested the guns with which campus police officers are armed Monday. They marched on a central administration building to take their message to campus police Chief David Mitchell. The department has 50 M-16 rifles, which supplies about half of the department.

Food 4 Families: Join NBC4 to Give Families a Happier Thanksgiving

nbcwashington.com — Join us in our annual Food 4 Families campaign, where we collect food and money to provide a Thanksgiving meal to families in need across our area. There are many ways you can help. You can make a donation in person throughout the day on Monday, Nov.

What Makes Us Buy

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nbcwashington: Consumer Reporter @Erika_News takes a look at what makes people spend more than they plan to when shopping. bit.ly/1C7fW9a

DNA Links Jesse Matthew to Morgan Harrington Case, Reports NBC29

nbcwashington.com — Court documents show that DNA links Jesse Matthew to the case of Morgan Harrington, a Virginia Tech student found dead in early 2010, reports NBC29. Matthew, 32, is the suspect in the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, whose remains were found in October.

Ferguson Grand Jury Announcement Expected Later Today

nbcwashington.com — The St. Louis County prosecutor is expected to make an announcement later today related to a grand jury decision on whether police officer Darren Wilson should face charges in the shooting death of unarmed black...
Nov 24, 2014

#BREAKING: #Ferguson grand jury decision expected to be announced later today, @NBCNews reports. bit.ly/1Fk9j1u