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Officials Closing D.C. Street to Remove Tree From Park
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Officials Closing D.C. Street to Remove Tree From Park

Transportation officials in Washington say they're closing a stretch of 15th Street for several hours to remove a tree from Meridian Hill Park. Read »

38 minutes ago
Hearings Set This Week on Corcoran Gallery Merger

Hearings Set This Week on Corcoran Gallery Merger

Court hearings will begin this week on the proposed merger of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college... Read »

4 hours ago
Smooth Sailing So Far for Silver Line's Monday Commute

Smooth Sailing So Far for Silver Line's Monday Commute

Metro reported on its Twitter account that 32,147 pepole entered or exited at one of the five new stations... Watch »

4 minutes ago
Police: Woman Found Dead in Gaithersburg

Police: Woman Found Dead in Gaithersburg

Police said they were called to the 18000 block of Hallmark Court in the Flower Hill area around 10:30 Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Judge Strikes Down D.C. Ban on Guns Outside Home

Judge Strikes Down D.C. Ban on Guns Outside Home

Judge: "There is no longer any basis on which this court can conclude that the District of Columbia's total ban... Watch »

5 minutes ago
Questions Remain After DC Gun Law Struck Down

Questions Remain After DC Gun Law Struck Down

Despite a judge's ruling, questions remain about what DC will do to craft a new gun Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
I-97 Closed for Accident, Four People Injured

I-97 Closed for Accident, Four People Injured

The interstate was closed so a helicopter could land and transport both patients to the University of Maryland Shock... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
No Booze for DC Folks? New Hampshire May Fix Law

No Booze for DC Folks? New Hampshire May Fix Law

The New Hampshire Liquor Commission recently clarified that Washington, D.C., residents can buy alcohol in... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Mom Sues Ocean City Amusement Park for Boy's Injuries

Mom Sues Ocean City Amusement Park for Boy's Injuries

The Daily Record of Baltimore reported Raffinee McNeill is seeking damages for an injury her son suffered... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Severe T-Storm Watches Over in D.C. Area

Severe T-Storm Watches Over in D.C. Area

Despite a series of watches and warnings, severe weather did not impact most of us in the metro Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Uber Suspends Driver Accused of Sexual Assault

Uber Suspends Driver Accused of Sexual Assault

Police have made an arrest after a woman claimed an Uber cab driver sexually assaulted her earlier this month. Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
More Than 20 Arrested At REI Store Protest

More Than 20 Arrested At REI Store Protest

A Rockville police spokesperson said those arrested were charged with disorderly Read »

Jul 26, 2014
Police: Body Found, May Be Missing Woman

Police: Body Found, May Be Missing Woman

Mary Gibson, 62, from Springfield, Virginia, went missing from the 7000 block of Galgate Drive on Read »

Jul 26, 2014
Warner, Gillespie Trade Jabs in Senate Debate

Warner, Gillespie Trade Jabs in Senate Debate

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie had a heated exchange over women's... Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Russini in Richmond: Putting on the Pads in Day 3

Russini in Richmond: Putting on the Pads in Day 3

Day 3 of Training Camp here in Richmond and the shoulder pads are on! After months of running plays wearing shorts... Watch »

Jul 26, 2014
Bus Service Goes from Silver Line to Dulles

Bus Service Goes from Silver Line to Dulles

Transportation officials said the new express bus service opened Saturday, the same day as the first five... Read »

Jul 26, 2014
First Phase of Metro's Silver Line Begins Service

First Phase of Metro's Silver Line Begins Service

The $2.9 billion first phase of the Silver Line includes five stations and will stretch from Reston through... Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Silver Line Expected to Raise Ridership

Silver Line Expected to Raise Ridership

News4's Adam Tuss says the entire Metro system will be impacted with the new Silver Line Watch »

Jul 26, 2014
Practicing for Worst Case Shooting Scenario

Practicing for Worst Case Shooting Scenario

Don't be alarmed by all the police in Upper Marlboro. There is a good reason they are there. Watch »

Jul 26, 2014
Silver Line: What You Need to Know

Silver Line: What You Need to Know

If you're a resident of Northern Virginia, you may have a whole new commute waiting for you this Monday morning. Watch »

Jul 26, 2014
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