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Shots Fired Near Capitol After Woman Nearly Hits Officer
Shots Fired Near Capitol After Woman Nearly Hits Officer

U.S. Capitol Police fired shots at a woman driver during a confrontation near the Capitol Building Wednesday morning. Officials say that just before the clash, the woman fled from a traffic stop and nearly hit an officer.

Toddler Abandoned With Car Seat, Bag of Clothes in SE DC
Toddler Abandoned With Car Seat, Bag of Clothes in SE DC

The father of a 2-year-old boy abandoned him in southeast D.C. Tuesday evening after deciding he didn't want to take care of the child, according to D.C.'s Child and Family Services Agency.

Man Hit, Killed After Getting Out of Car After Crash
Man Hit, Killed After Getting Out of Car After Crash

A man who was involved in a minor crash was killed after he got out to check for damage and was hit by another car, according to Prince George’s County police.

DC's High Line? Big Hopes for the Georgetown C&O Canal
DC's High Line? Big Hopes for the Georgetown C&O Canal

The same urban design firm that brought the High Line to New York City are working to revamp the C&O Canal in Georgetown, which was drained last year to repair canal locks. The project, including $3 million in a grant from D.C., hopes to make the canal's public spaces more visitor friendly. News4's Tom Sherwood explains what's next for us.

'No Turning Back': UK Files for European Union Split
'No Turning Back': UK Files for European Union Split

Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature of the schism — or the years of argument and hard-nosed bargaining ahead as the U.K. leaves the embrace of the bloc for an uncertain future as "global Britain." Prime Minister Theresa May triggered the two-year divorce process in a six-page letter to EU Council President Donald Tusk, vowing that Britain will maintain a "deep and special partnership" with its neighbors in the bloc. In response, Tusk told Britain: "We already miss you." May's invocation of Article 50 of the EU's key treaty sets the clock ticking on two years of negotiations until Britain becomes the first major nation to leave the union — as Big Ben bongs midnight on March 29, 2019.

Trump's Budget Could Plunge Nation's Capital Into Recession
Trump's Budget Could Plunge Nation's Capital Into Recession

In the unlikely event that Congress approves President Donald Trump's budget proposal, Washington could get a recession.