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Frederick Teacher Wins

Frederick Teacher Wins "Oscar of Teaching"

Frederick teacher Maggie Hawk has won the prestigious Milken Educator Award for Maryland. Read »

Jan 28, 2015
History Unearthed: Boundary Stones of D.C.

History Unearthed: Boundary Stones of D.C.

News4's Tom Sherwood looks at the history of the boundary stones surrounding Washington, D.C. Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Two Brothers Check Out the Historic Hay-Adams Hotel

Two Brothers Check Out the Historic Hay-Adams Hotel

Two brothers are treated to a tour of the historic Hay-Adams Hotel, which overlooks the White House. Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
What's the Future of MCPS Superintendent Starr?

What's the Future of MCPS Superintendent Starr?

News 4's Chris Gordon gets reaction to a Washington Post article about the future of Montgomery County Public... Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Suspect in Correction Official's Death Competent for Trial

Suspect in Correction Official's Death Competent for Trial

A judge ruled the man accused in the death of a D.C. Department of Corrections official competent to stand trial. Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Fairfax County's First-Ever Forum on Human Trafficking

Fairfax County's First-Ever Forum on Human Trafficking

The problem of human trafficking is highlighted for the community with ideas for parents to help prevent and... Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
PGCPS Officials Laud Record High School Graduation Rate

PGCPS Officials Laud Record High School Graduation Rate

The graduation rate for Prince George's County Public Schools soared to more than 75 percent in 2014, the highest... Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Repairs Complete After Water Main Mess in NW

Repairs Complete After Water Main Mess in NW

R Street reopened Thursday morning between Connecticut Avenue and 21st Street NW after crews spent most of the night... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Find the Best TV for the Big Game

Find the Best TV for the Big Game

Consumer Reporter Erika Gonzalez knows what to look for when buying a TV to watch the Super Bowl. Catch the big game Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Could I-66 Drivers Pay Tolls Outside the Beltway?

Could I-66 Drivers Pay Tolls Outside the Beltway?

Could drivers on I-66 during the busiest travel times pay to use the road? Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
President Obama Singing

President Obama Singing "Uptown Funk"

President Obama has shown off his vocal skills again, giving the world a rendition of the hit song "Uptown... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Christmas Tree Fueled Fatal Md. Mansion Fire

Christmas Tree Fueled Fatal Md. Mansion Fire

A Christmas tree that had been cut down more than 60 days earlier fueled a massive mansion fire that killed six... Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Nissan Recalls SUVs to Fix Electrical Shorts, Hood Latches

Nissan Recalls SUVs to Fix Electrical Shorts, Hood Latches

Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Arrest Made After Witnesses Record Hit-and-Run

Arrest Made After Witnesses Record Hit-and-Run

A suspect has been arrested in a double hit-and-run in an Arlington parking lot after several people used cameras to... Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: The Bureaucracy Issue

Sherwood's Notebook: The Bureaucracy Issue

We tested our readers last week. We threw out the word “interoperability” and challenged the bureaucracy to speak... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Cancellations, Delays Continue at Area Airports

Cancellations, Delays Continue at Area Airports

Dozens of flights were canceled and delayed at the three major airports in the Washington-Baltimore region as the... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
House Panel Kills Va. Minimum Wage Proposal

House Panel Kills Va. Minimum Wage Proposal

A Republican-led House committee has killed a proposal to raise Virginia's minimum wage. Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Comment Sought on Proposed Power Line in Loudoun

Comment Sought on Proposed Power Line in Loudoun

Regulators are seeking public comment on a Dominion Virginia Power plan to build a new high-voltage transmission... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Smithsonian Exhibits Bell's Documents, Early Recordings

Smithsonian Exhibits Bell's Documents, Early Recordings

The National Museum of American History is hosting a series of programs this year about American innovation, and the... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Officials May Decrease Flight Ops at Montgomery County Airpark

Officials May Decrease Flight Ops at Montgomery County Airpark

Montgomery County officials will review proposals to reduce the number of training flights and the hours of flight... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015

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