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Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 05:59 PM EDT

Former DC Teacher Gets 11 Years for Student Sex Abuse

Former DC Teacher Gets 11 Years for Student Sex Abuse

A D.C. charter school teacher who admitted to sexually abusing students was sentenced Friday to 11 years in prison.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 06:27 PM EDT

Bright Beginnings Provides Resources for Homeless Families

Bright Beginnings Provides Resources for Homeless Families

Most parents will do anything to keep their children safe and happy, but not every parent has the resources to provide their child with the best life possible, which is why Bright Beginnings has been helping...

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 09:05 AM EDT

Mold Covers Nearly Everything in Man's Public Housing Apt.

Mold Covers Nearly Everything in Man's Public Housing Apt.

Mold covers the hats, clothes, furniture and nearly all of the other belongings inside the public housing apartment

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 09:02 PM EDT

Woman Harasses Family for Speaking Spanish in Va. Restaurant

Woman Harasses Family for Speaking Spanish in Va. Restaurant

A Latina woman was with family visiting from Guatemala when she says they were verbally harassed by a white woman for conversing in Spanish at a Virginia restaurant.

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 08:03 AM EDT

Inside DC's Pop-Up Bar Inspired by Real-Life Crimes

Inside DC's Pop-Up Bar Inspired by Real-Life Crimes

The Death Becomes Us adds a true-crime twist to cocktails and decor in D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood pop-up bar.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 02:09 PM EDT

Facebook Rumors About Driver Attacks Untrue, Authorities Say

Facebook Rumors About Driver Attacks Untrue, Authorities Say

A false rumor about drivers being attacked on local roads in St. Mary's County, Maryland, has prompted an official response from the local sheriff's office, which denies receiving reports of roadside attacks.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 06:49 PM EDT

Maryland Man Killed Suspected Burglar in Temple Hills

Maryland Man Killed Suspected Burglar in Temple Hills

A man was killed in Temple Hills, Maryland, after a resident shot him because he believed he had broken in to his home, police say.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 06:43 PM EDT

Car Stolen With Child Inside at DC Elementary School

Car Stolen With Child Inside at DC Elementary School

A car with a 5-year-old child inside was carjacked Friday morning outside an elementary school in Southeast D.C., police say. The child was found unharmed a short time later.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 10:06 AM EDT

Louisiana University Gives Smithsonian Crustacean Collection

Louisiana University Gives Smithsonian Crustacean Collection

A Louisiana university is giving the Smithsonian Institution a huge collection of crustaceans that has, among other things, been used to identify seafood mislabeled as coming from the Gulf of Mexico.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 03:30 PM EDT
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By Brianna Crummy, Carissa DiMargo

DC Halloween Goals: Zombie Walk, Ghost Tours, Spooky Sites

From a zombie walk to an Edgar Allen Poe tour to ghost tours, here's what the...View gallery

  • Night of the Living Zoo, Oct. 26
  • Dia de los Muertos in Petworth, Oct. 27 & Nov. 2
  • Poe Reading in the Vault, Oct. 27

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