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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 03:55 PM EDT

Red Line Trains No Longer Single Tracking

Red Line Trains No Longer Single Tracking

Red line trains are single-tracking between Dupont Circle and Van Ness after someone was struck by a train at Woodley Park, Metro says.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 02:28 PM EDT

Civil War Weekend Canceled in City of Manassas

Civil War Weekend Canceled in City of Manassas

"Recent events have ignited passions in this country surrounding the Civil War and the symbols representing it. The City of Manassas is saddened by these events and abhors the violence happening around the...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 11:53 AM EDT

NPS Set to Hire Contractor for Washington Monument Upgrades

NPS Set to Hire Contractor for Washington Monument Upgrades

The National Park Service is expected to hire a contractor to complete a major elevator repair inside the Washington Monument next week.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 07:19 PM EDT

Chief: Closed Valves, Access Hindered 5-Alarm Fire Response

Chief: Closed Valves, Access Hindered 5-Alarm Fire Response

A five-alarm fire at a College Park, Maryland, apartment building burned much longer than it should have, putting firefighters and the public at unnecessary risk, according to College Park Fire Chief Bill...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 01:47 PM EDT

Hundreds of Shelters Across US Waiving Adoption Fees Sat.

Hundreds of Shelters Across US Waiving Adoption Fees Sat.

It's time to Clear the Shelters once again! Nearly 700 shelters across the country are teaming up with NBC Owned Television Stations and Telemundo for a nationwide pet adoption drive this Saturday.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 08:18 AM EDT

Nationals Owner Mark Lerner Had Leg Amputated After Cancer

Nationals Owner Mark Lerner Had Leg Amputated After Cancer

Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner said Thursday night in a letter to a Washington Post columnist that he had cancer and had his left leg amputated.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 03:44 PM EDT

Man Hit 11 Cars in Va., Tried to Escape With Dog, Police Say

Man Hit 11 Cars in Va., Tried to Escape With Dog, Police Say

The man ran from the SUV, carrying his pit bull, and a witness heard him say, "Not me, not today."

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 07:31 AM EDT

Colleges Brace for More Violence Amid Rash of Hate on Campus

Colleges Brace for More Violence Amid Rash of Hate on Campus

Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats. The 19-year-old joined a white nationalist rally...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 07:04 PM EDT

Some Flash Flood Warnings Still in Effect in Maryland

Some Flash Flood Warnings Still in Effect in Maryland

The National Weather Service has issued a thunderstorm watch for the Washington, D.C. area amid dangerously high temperatures and humidity.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 06:59 AM EDT

Maryland Hauls Away Statue of US Justice Who Upheld Slavery

Maryland Hauls Away Statue of US Justice Who Upheld Slavery

A statue of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans has been removed from the grounds of the Maryland State House in...

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