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Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 at 8:53 AM
Montgomery Co. Council to Vote on Predatory Towing Bill

Montgomery Co. Council to Vote on Predatory Towing Bill

Predatory towing could be coming to an end in Montgomery County. A bill designed to change the rules is up for a vote Tuesday. News4's Meagan Fitzgerald has more on what the proposed bill. Watch »

Friday, Jul 17, 2015 at 9:54 AM

Southwest Waterfront Development Hits Milestone

The mile-long development on D.C.'s Southwest waterfront celebrated a milestone on Thursday and announced its first office tenant. Read »

Friday, Jul 17, 2015 at 9:52 AM

Federal Workers Confront Officials about OPM Data Breach

Government workers worried about the compromise of their personal information had the chance to grill federal officials Thursday about what happened and what employees should do to protect their data. Read »

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 at 1:30 PM

D.C. Store Closed for Selling Synthetic Drugs

D.C. Store Closed for Selling Synthetic Drugs

A store in D.C.'s Bloomingdale neighborhood has been closed for at least one year for selling synthetic drugs. Read »

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 at 9:52 AM

NoMa Residents Demand End to Crime Wave

After multiple violent crimes in recent weeks, residents of Northwest D.C.'s NoMa neighborhood are pleading with police for help. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 5:59 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: Public Corruption There and Here

Sherwood's Notebook: Public Corruption There and Here

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell lost big time in court last week. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 5:47 AM

Chris Christie Headed to Maryland

Chris Christie Headed to Maryland

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is coming to Maryland for an announcement related to his presidential campaign. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 9:53 PM

Bowser Talks Metro Safety, Donald Trump

News4’s Tom Sherwood sat down with Mayor Muriel Bowser on WTOP radio today to discuss upcoming and debated issues. They covered death with dignity, Metro crime and Donald Trump, among other things. Here are the... Read »

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 12:31 PM

DC Mayor Commends Response to Navy Yard False Alarm

DC Mayor Commends Response to Navy Yard False Alarm

Washington's mayor says the city's response to what turned out to be a false report of a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard was appropriate. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 9:18 PM

Dirt Bike Riders Could Face More Jail Time in D.C.

People caught driving dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles in the District would face increased jail time and fines under legislation proposed Tuesday. Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the Moderator of Meet the Press and NBC News' Political Director.
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