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Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 04:16 PM EDT

National Cathedral to Toll Bell for Slavery Anniversary

National Cathedral to Toll Bell for Slavery Anniversary

The Washington National Cathedral will ring its largest funereal bell for one minute on Sunday to honor the first enslaved Africans who landed in North America, 400 years ago this month.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 07:16 PM EDT

'Safe Spot' Signs to Go Up Along DC Kids' Routes to School

'Safe Spot' Signs to Go Up Along DC Kids' Routes to School

After a number of crimes against children as they traveled to or from school, D.C. is giving out signs that businesses can post to show that kids can take refuge there.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 02:22 PM EDT

Man Arrested for Assaulting Dog Walker in Northwest DC

Man Arrested for Assaulting Dog Walker in Northwest DC

A man was arrested after he assaulted and tried to sexually abuse a woman while she was walking her dog in Northwest D.C. Thursday morning.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 01:52 PM EDT

8 Years Ago, a 5.8-Magnitude Earthquake Shook DC

8 Years Ago, a 5.8-Magnitude Earthquake Shook DC

Friday marks eight years since the 5.8-magnitude quake rattled the East Coast.

Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 at 08:18 AM EDT

The Weekend Scene: What to Do Around DC Aug. 23-25

The Weekend Scene: What to Do Around DC Aug. 23-25

Here are the best ways to spend your weekend Aug. 23-25.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 11:46 AM EDT

Cap Kuznetsov Banned From Russia Team After Cocaine Test

Cap Kuznetsov Banned From Russia Team After Cocaine Test

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov tested positive for cocaine at the world championship and has been banned from the Russian national team for four years.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 06:50 AM EDT

Little League World Series Run Ends for Loudoun South Team

Little League World Series Run Ends for Loudoun South Team

Loudoun South took on Louisiana in single-elimination play and lost Thursday night at the Little League World Series.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 06:14 AM EDT

Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in Fair Lakes Area

Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in Fair Lakes Area

Someone witnessed the crash about 11 p.m. Thursday and called 911. Crews responded to the 12500 block of Fair Lakes Circle.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 07:03 AM EDT

Virginia Gets $1.6M Grant for Apprenticeship Program

Virginia Gets $1.6M Grant for Apprenticeship Program

Apprenticeships will be expanded in fields ranging from computer programming to the building trades.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 06:57 AM EDT

Virginia Beach to Open Counseling Center After Mass Shooting

Virginia Beach to Open Counseling Center After Mass Shooting

Virginia Beach will be opening a community center in October to provide free mental health counseling and other services to people impacted by a mass shooting earlier this year.

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