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New Service Dog Gives Emotional and Medical Lift to D.C. Teen

New Service Dog Gives Emotional and Medical Lift to D.C. Teen

D.C. resident Kyleigh Petersen beat cancer as a child and was only 12 years old when she learned she has a type of diabetes that requires constant monitoring. Now 15, she just met Hazel, a service dog that can smell a teaspoon of sugar in an Olympic-sized pool. Watch »

2 hours ago
Investigators: Fire Started After Cat Knocks Over Candle

Investigators: Fire Started After Cat Knocks Over Candle

Two adults were displaced from the home, but there were no injuries. Read »

Aug 30, 2015
Body Found in Shallow Grave in Montgomery Co. Park

Body Found in Shallow Grave in Montgomery Co. Park

Lt. Rick Pelicano, a spokesman for Montgomery Parks, said bow hunters discovered the body in the Great Seneca Stream... Watch »

2 hours ago
Mother of One Murder Victim Still Hoping for Justice

Mother of One Murder Victim Still Hoping for Justice

There have been more than 100 murders in the District this year, and some of the families of the victims are still... Watch »

Aug 30, 2015
Blue Angels to Fly over Pentagon, DC Area

Blue Angels to Fly over Pentagon, DC Area

U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron will be in the region for Sunday's shoot, which is scheduled between... Read »

Aug 30, 2015
Metro, County Sue Over Silver Spring Transit Center

Metro, County Sue Over Silver Spring Transit Center

Metro and the county said missteps by the three companies led to cracks and other defects in the new three-story... Read »

Aug 30, 2015
Ethics Board to Examine O'Malley's Purchase of Furniture

Ethics Board to Examine O'Malley's Purchase of Furniture

An assistant attorney general in Maryland has asked for a state ethics commission to rule on whether former Gov. Read »

Aug 29, 2015
Battle of the Beltways: Redskins Beat Ravens, 31-13

Battle of the Beltways: Redskins Beat Ravens, 31-13

The Washington Redskins won the Battle of the Beltways Saturday, beating the Baltimore Ravens 31 to 13 in preseason... Read »

Aug 30, 2015
Montgomery Co. Firefighters Remember Katrina

Montgomery Co. Firefighters Remember Katrina

Montgomery Co. firefighters remember their trip to New Orleans to assist after Katrina, and the devastation they... Watch »

Aug 29, 2015
Two Dead, One Injured in SE D.C. Shooting

Two Dead, One Injured in SE D.C. Shooting

Police said the incident occurred on the 4900 block of B Street, Southeast, just before midnight Friday. Watch »

Aug 29, 2015
No-Confidence Vote on Lanier Possible

No-Confidence Vote on Lanier Possible

All Metropolitan Police Department officers have been pulled from vacation, desk duty and other details Friday... Watch »

Aug 29, 2015
Look Back Before Hurricane Katrina Hit New Orleans

Look Back Before Hurricane Katrina Hit New Orleans

News4's Chris Lawrence reports from New Orleans upon the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Watch »

Aug 29, 2015
Police Arrest Missing Convicted Sex Offender

Police Arrest Missing Convicted Sex Offender

Metropolitan police said they arrested a convicted sex offender who disappeared near Landover Hills Thursday... Read »

Aug 29, 2015
D.C. Has Worst Traffic in U.S., Study Says

D.C. Has Worst Traffic in U.S., Study Says

Commuters in Washington, D.C., suffer the most, losing an average of 82 hours a year to rush-hour slowdowns, a new... Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Loved Ones Mourn Retired Bus Driver Killed in Northeast D.C.

Loved Ones Mourn Retired Bus Driver Killed in Northeast D.C.

Carswell was remembered at a vigil in Northeast D.C. Friday night as a pillar of the community. "Loretta was my Watch »

Aug 29, 2015
Officer Was Justified in Shooting, Wounding Man in Va.: PD

Officer Was Justified in Shooting, Wounding Man in Va.: PD

A police officer who shot and wounded a man with a knife in his hand in Prince William County last week was... Read »

Aug 28, 2015
College Card Fees, Part II

College Card Fees, Part II

Billions of dollars go toward financial aid for college students every year, and taxpayers contribute to it, but the... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
Services to Be Held for Beloved Gonzaga High Teacher

Services to Be Held for Beloved Gonzaga High Teacher

A funeral service will be held next week for a beloved Gonzaga College High School teacher who unexpectedly died... Read »

Aug 28, 2015
RGIII Not Clear to Play; Cousins to Start

RGIII Not Clear to Play; Cousins to Start

Robert Griffin III will not play Saturday after all, a reversal of Thursday's decision clearing him for the... Read »

Aug 29, 2015
Construction Delays Start of Classes at Stafford High School

Construction Delays Start of Classes at Stafford High School

Some high school students in Stafford County are getting an extra week of summer vacation because of construction... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015

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