The Associated Press

Prisoner used guard as shield, stole her gun

Wossen Assaye appeared in federal court to face an escape charge after he led police on a nine-hour manhunt that started when he fled from Inova Fairfax Hospital early Tuesday. His escape prompted a lockdown at the hospital and led to two carjackings and a car crash before he was spotted on the streets of D.C.

Prisoner who fled hospital appears in court | More Local News
Most Shared


Purported kidnappers want apology from police

Two California newspapers say they’ve received emails from a person claiming responsibility for a woman’s abduction, including one demanding that police apologize to the woman for calling it a hoax.

Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

Amid anger over an Islamic insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians threw out the incumbent and elected a 72-year-old former military dictator in a historic transfer of power.

Can a vegan burger taste as good as a cheeseburger?

A local chef is taking some of D.C.’s favorite dishes and giving them a vegan makeover. But will the taste win over even the most crazed carnivore diners?

Column; Wizards are going nowhere fast

A return trip to the playoffs belies the fact that the Wizards are poorly constructed and instructed, and in desperate need of changes at the top this offseason.

April Entertainment Guide

It’s the top of the month, so that means it’s time for our monthly roundup of must-hit events.

The latest developments on religious-objection laws

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has urged lawmakers to send a bill to his desk by the end of the week to clarify the intent of a new law that critics say permits discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Congress to feds: Do union work on your own time

Two Georgia lawmakers introduced bills that would bar federal employees from conducting union work while on the clock.

Stock Market Data delayed approx 15 min.

DOW -200.19 17,776.12
NASDAQ -46.56 4,900.88
S&P 500 -18.35 2,067.89