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D.C. streetcars begin test runs

The simulated service is a milestone, considering there have been numerous delays in getting the streetcars rolling.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 08:20am EDT

Suspect timeline paints picture of socially aggressive, awkward man

The host of a Charlottesvile radio news program says he's pieced together a timeline of Jesse Mathew's movements in the hours leading up to his fateful meeting of Hannah Graham along the Downtown Mall.

Saturday - 09/27/2014, 08:07am EDT
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Big milestone coming for National Park Service

Although it's still a few years off, the National Park Service is coming up on a milestone.

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 01:37pm EDT

White House Visitor Center is open after $12.6 million renovation

"This, I think, will be the new crown jewel for the visitor experience in D.C.," says Stewart McLaurin, president of the White House Historical Association.

Saturday - 09/13/2014, 06:57pm EDT

Women reach out for help in wake of Rice video

In the days immediately following the release of the Ray Rice video, a tsunami of women reached out for help.

Saturday - 09/13/2014, 04:44am EDT
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Fairfax County teacher pushes for childhood cancer license plate to bring funding, awareness

September is Child Cancer Awareness month and there is a push to get a special license plate that would help raise money to research childhood cancer.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 08:18am EDT

Virginia boy raising money for kids' cancer research

"Mini" Timmy Tyrrell has raised more than $200,000 so far.

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 08:58pm EDT

GMU backpacks to send suicide silence packing

Wednesday is World Suicide Prevention Day. Here at home, a powerful traveling exhibit will be kicking off its fall tour with the first stop at George Mason University.

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 08:14am EDT

New veterans memorial will honor LGBT community

Not far from the grave where the first openly gay American serviceman is buried, a portion of vacant land has been purchased to be the future home of a new veterans memorial honoring the military service of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Saturday - 09/06/2014, 08:06am EDT

Ex-Culpeper mayor expected in court to fight defamation suit Friday

The former mayor of Culpeper is expected to be in court this week for his first appearance in a defamation suit.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 02:22pm EDT

Are digital stop signs the wave of the future?

It will take some time, but they might be on the way.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 05:34am EDT

Local firefighters help students get back to school

In Northern Virginia, off-duty firefighters and police help children prepare for the big day.

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 06:46pm EDT

What's next for Bao Bao?

The next big event for Bao Bao, the panda cub at the National Zoo who just turned one year old, will be separating from her mother. But that won't happen for about another six months.

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 02:28am EDT

Police warn parents of pot lip balm

A product derived from marijuana that looks and feels like lip balm is becoming popular with teens, police say, but it's a potent drug that can easily be concealed.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 01:44pm EDT

Ice Bucket Challenge: Is it bogus or helping?

The "Ice Bucket Challenge" that is sweeping the nation has turned into a social media phenomenon. But is the icy challenge, that's gone viral, bogus or helping? Well, it turns out it is quite legitimate.

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 10:56am EDT

Scores of bikers ride through D.C. for 9-11 event

For one organizer, "America's 9-11 Ride" is a reminder of the 2001 attacks.

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 11:30pm EDT

D.C. tattoo artists push back against proposed regulations

D.C. tattoo artists and body piercers are joining forces to make sure regulations don't put them out of business.

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 02:18am EDT
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Former Loudoun teacher sentenced to 13 years for child porn

A former Loudoun County art teacher has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for child pornography.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 12:21pm EDT

Memorial honors post 9/11 veterans

On Sunday, veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had a unique memorial dedicated to them: a "Living Wall of Honor" for post 9/11 veterans.

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 10:50pm EDT

Wizards' Wall hosts back-to-school event (Photos)

You can think of it as a pep-rally with Washington Wizards player John Wall to get kids psyched to go back to school.

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 08:42am EDT
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