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Getting Around on July 4: Road Closures, Metro Tips

Getting Around on July 4: Road Closures, Metro Tips

Numerous road closures -- as well as some memorial closures -- will be in effect on Independence Day. Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
National Mall Fireworks: Access Points; Prohibited Items

National Mall Fireworks: Access Points; Prohibited Items

Wherever you sit, the fireworks on the National Mall are sure to be spectacular. Check out entry points to the... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Homicide Victim Lived Dangerous Lifestyle: Mother

Homicide Victim Lived Dangerous Lifestyle: Mother

The mother of a D.C. homicide victim desperately tried to save her daughter from a dangerous lifestyle, she told... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Man Steals From Car Parked at Cemetery

Man Steals From Car Parked at Cemetery

Police are searching for a man who stole from a couple’s car while they were visiting a grave. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Rockville Man Sentenced for Extorting Sexual Photos From Girls

Rockville Man Sentenced for Extorting Sexual Photos From Girls

A Rockville man who extorted explicit photos from young girls was sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by a... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
NW D.C. Mansion to Become Cuban Embassy July 20

NW D.C. Mansion to Become Cuban Embassy July 20

The century-old mansion that houses the Cuban Interests Section on 16th Street in northwest Washington will become... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Racing Presidents Welcome Calvin

Racing Presidents Welcome Calvin

When President William Howard Taft was added to an exclusive lineup of Racing Presidents more than two years ago, it... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Metal Spikes Go Up on White House Fence

Metal Spikes Go Up on White House Fence

Crews began installing sharp metal spikes on the White House fence Wednesday in an effort to improve security and... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Body of Va. Man Found in Stolen Car in West Virginia

Body of Va. Man Found in Stolen Car in West Virginia

Police are investigating the death of a Virginia man whose body was found in a stolen vehicle in West Virginia. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
16-Year-Old Boy Missing From Prince George's Co.

16-Year-Old Boy Missing From Prince George's Co.

Prince George's County Police are searching for a missing 16-year-old boy, Oludumare Ayodeji, who was last seen... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
White House Now Allows Photos, Social Media on Tours

White House Now Allows Photos, Social Media on Tours

The White House says visitors can now take photos or use social media during public tours of the building. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Strong Storms Topple Md. Gas Station Canopy

Strong Storms Topple Md. Gas Station Canopy

A local gas station is picking up the pieces after a severe storms brought down the canopy covering the gas pumps . Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Weather Causes Delays on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor

Weather Causes Delays on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor

Amtrak passengers are facing delays along the Northeast Corridor because of the weather. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: Static Over Our Housing Boom…

Sherwood's Notebook: Static Over Our Housing Boom…

The District of Columbia is changing — as the cliche goes — right before our eyes. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Fourth of July Metro Traffic to Be Heavier Than Usual

Fourth of July Metro Traffic to Be Heavier Than Usual

This weekend travel guide will help you glide through the Metro’s tunnels and bus routes as you celebrate our... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Maryland Tolls Going Down, But Gas Tax Going Up

Maryland Tolls Going Down, But Gas Tax Going Up

Maryland tolls are going down, but the gas tax is going up. Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Minimum Wage Going Up in D.C., Maryland

Minimum Wage Going Up in D.C., Maryland

The latest minimum wage increase is now in effect in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Decades-Old DJ Company Folds Just Weeks Before Weddings

Decades-Old DJ Company Folds Just Weeks Before Weddings

Couples set to get married within weeks hired Davis Deejays to play the music at their wedding receptions, but they... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Fallen Firefighter Honored With 'Lt. Kevin McRae Day'

Fallen Firefighter Honored With 'Lt. Kevin McRae Day'

D.C. Council honored Lt. Kevin McRae on Tuesday, naming the fallen firefighter's birthday, November 22, Lt. Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
U Street Bank Robbed in Lunchtime Heist

U Street Bank Robbed in Lunchtime Heist

A man wearing a construction vest and fisherman's hat walked into a bank on U Street NW Tuesday afternoon and robbed... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015

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