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White House Fence Jumper on Why He Did It

White House Fence Jumper on Why He Did It

The latest man to jump the White House fence is homeless in the district. He came from California but must stay... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
FTC Warning of Sweepstakes Scam

FTC Warning of Sweepstakes Scam

The Federal Trade Commission is warning about a new scam involving a letter claiming to be from the FTC... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
DDOT Announces New Traffic Light Patterns Downtown

DDOT Announces New Traffic Light Patterns Downtown

The District Department of Transportation announced plans to change traffic signal patterns in downtown D.C. Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Home Depot to Stop Selling Flooring with Toxins

Home Depot to Stop Selling Flooring with Toxins

Home Depot says it will stop selling vinyl flooring containing phthalates. The chemicals are considered extremely... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Oncologists Fight Cancer With Body's Immune System

Oncologists Fight Cancer With Body's Immune System

Doctors are working on a possible cure for some deadly forms of cancer from melanoma to lung and stomach cancers. Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
D.C. High School Student Wins $50,000 Scholarship

D.C. High School Student Wins $50,000 Scholarship

Acia Sands of the Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter High School won a $50,000 scholarship... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Man Pleads Guilty to Driving on PCP in Fatal Crash

Man Pleads Guilty to Driving on PCP in Fatal Crash

A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and driving under the influence of PCP after a crash in... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Organizers Seeking Volunteers for Senior Citizen Home Repairs

Organizers Seeking Volunteers for Senior Citizen Home Repairs

Organizers are seeking more volunteers to help repair 83 homes of low-income and disabled senior citizens in Prince... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Critics:

Critics: "Rough Rides" May Have Led to Freddie Gray's Death

People in Baltimore and other cities accuse police of sometimes giving prisoners an extra-rough "nickel... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
TB Confirmed in Catonsville High Community

TB Confirmed in Catonsville High Community

Baltimore County health officials are investigating after a case of tuberculosis was confirmed in the Catonsville... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Protesters Rally for Freddie Gray Near Baltimore City Hall

Protesters Rally for Freddie Gray Near Baltimore City Hall

About 200 people gathered near Baltimore City Hall Thursday to rally for Freddie Gray, a black man who died while in... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Michelle Obama Says Tech Industry Committed to Hire Veterans

Michelle Obama Says Tech Industry Committed to Hire Veterans

Michelle Obama said Thursday the technology industry has committed to hiring or training 90,000 military veterans... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Gay Men's Chorus of Washington to Tour Cuba

Gay Men's Chorus of Washington to Tour Cuba

Members of the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington will perform five concerts around Havana in mid-July, a... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
'It All Happened So Fast': Baby Born Roadside

'It All Happened So Fast': Baby Born Roadside

Mom-to-be Hilda Aguilar said she and her husband were halfway to the hospital when she realized the baby just... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Mistrial Declared in Carolyn Cross Murder Case

Mistrial Declared in Carolyn Cross Murder Case

A mistrial was declared Thursday in the trial of Dawit Seyoum, the Alexandria man accused of killing D.C. Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Md. Man Charged With Murder of Girlfriend's Toddler

Md. Man Charged With Murder of Girlfriend's Toddler

A Maryland man has been arrested in the death of his girlfriend's toddler. Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Weinstein Family Statement

Weinstein Family Statement

Statement from Warren Weinstein's family, Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Change of Venue Granted for Charles Severance Trial

Change of Venue Granted for Charles Severance Trial

The trial of Charles Severance, the Virginia man accused of killing three Alexandria residents over a 10-year span... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Md. Man Held by Al Qaeda Killed in U.S. Strike

Md. Man Held by Al Qaeda Killed in U.S. Strike

President Barack Obama expressed his "deepest apologies" Thursday for the accidental killing of a Maryland... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Officer Helps Deliver Baby in Silver Spring Intersection

Officer Helps Deliver Baby in Silver Spring Intersection

A woman who delivered her baby in a Silver Spring intersection Thursday said she was grateful to the Montgomery... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015

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