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Millions Joining 'Shakeout' Earthquake Drill Thursday

Millions Joining 'Shakeout' Earthquake Drill Thursday

Millions of people are set to participate in a multi-state earthquake drill. Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Cab Drivers Shouldn't Carry Concealed Weapons: Lanier

Cab Drivers Shouldn't Carry Concealed Weapons: Lanier

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier is scheduled to testify at a hearing on a bill that would allow District of Columbia... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Report: Private Student Borrowers Can't Get Help

Report: Private Student Borrowers Can't Get Help

A new report by a federal consumer advocacy office says many Americans saddled with high-cost private student loans... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Booze Price Hike Irks Va. Consumers, Restaurants

Booze Price Hike Irks Va. Consumers, Restaurants

A move to raise the cost of liquor at Virginia's beverage control stores is distilling sour spirits from restaurants... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Dulles Begins Screening for Ebola Virus

Dulles Begins Screening for Ebola Virus

Temperature screenings for travelers coming from West Africa start Thursday at Dulles International Airport. Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Horseback Protest Gallops Into D.C.

Horseback Protest Gallops Into D.C.

A parade of horses galloped into Washington, D.C. Thursday morning to petition the government for more land... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Tree Crashes Into Md. Apartment Building

Tree Crashes Into Md. Apartment Building

Dozens of families are trying to find temporary housing as repairs begin on their apartment building, heavily... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Personalities Debated at D.C. Mayoral Forum

Personalities Debated at D.C. Mayoral Forum

The personal styles of the candidates for D.C. mayor were among the topics discussed in a mayoral forum co-hosted by... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Girl, 15, Hit and Killed by Amtrak Train in Fairfax

Girl, 15, Hit and Killed by Amtrak Train in Fairfax

Officials say a 15-year-old girl was struck by an Amtrak train just north of the Burke Centre Shopping Plaza in... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
PD: Teen Raped Walking Home in Woodbridge

PD: Teen Raped Walking Home in Woodbridge

Police say a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a stranger while she was walking home last weekend. Read »

Oct 15, 2014
Frequent Flyer Miles Frustrations

Frequent Flyer Miles Frustrations

Consumer Reporter Erika Gonzalez explains how to get the best out of your frequent flyer miles. Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Dulles International Preparing to Screen Passengers for Ebola

Dulles International Preparing to Screen Passengers for Ebola

Dulles International is preparing to step up screening measures on international passengers Thursday. But what... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Tree Falls Through Md. Apartment During Storm

Tree Falls Through Md. Apartment During Storm

Dozens of people can't go home after a tree slammed into a Laurel apartment building Wednesday afternoon. News4's... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Playground Opening at Homeless Shelter Causes Debate

Playground Opening at Homeless Shelter Causes Debate

A new playground opening at D.C. General homeless shelter at a cost of more than a half million dollars has some... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Go Purple for Spirit Day

Go Purple for Spirit Day

NBC will go purple this Thursday to take a stand against bullying and send a message of solidarity and acceptance... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Fallen Tree Reported on Interstate 395

Fallen Tree Reported on Interstate 395

Following hours of a rough storm that included a Tornado Warning, a fallen tree blocked traffic along a Virginia... Read »

Oct 15, 2014
Influential D.C. Drummer Gets Prosthetic Leg

Influential D.C. Drummer Gets Prosthetic Leg

A native Washingtonian who played drums for some of the greatest singers in history needs a prosthetic leg to... Watch »

Oct 19, 2014
Toyota Recalls More Than 1.6 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Toyota Recalls More Than 1.6 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Toyota is recalling more than 1.6 million vehicles worldwide for reasons including brake system defects and fuel... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
McAuliffe Announces Layoffs, Cuts, Costlier Booze

McAuliffe Announces Layoffs, Cuts, Costlier Booze

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday announced the layoff of 565 state workers, other targeted cuts and a... Read »

Oct 15, 2014
Mayoral Candidates Clash Over Outside Income

Mayoral Candidates Clash Over Outside Income

The Democratic mayoral nominee in the District of Columbia says her closest challenger isn't suitable for the office... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014

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