Skip the hotel: Peek inside the best Airbnb spots in the D.C. area

While hotels in the region are either swinging open their expansive doors or renovating their space to attract new business, those looking for something a little different can turn to Airbnb to book a room in someone's empty den or vacant apartment.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:56pm EDT

Ex-DC lawmaker Brown gets 3 years for bribes

Ex-DC lawmaker Michael Brown sentenced to 39 months for taking bribes in FBI sting

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:45pm EDT

Copycat benefactor reportedly organizing cash hunt in D.C.

A copycat of the San Francisco "HiddenCash" benefactor may have popped up in D.C., operating under the Twitter handle "I Hid The Cash."

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Capitol's visitors center reopens after white powder scare

The visitor center at the Capitol shut down briefly Thursday after a white, powdery substance was discovered at the entrance.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 10:22am EDT

Time-lapse video of Capital Wheel construction (Video)

In just a minute and a half, the video shows three months of construction, ending in a big finale.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 10:20am EDT

National Park Service: No coyote-wolf hybrids in D.C.

The National Park Service is setting the record straight about coyote-wolf hybrids after an outdoors publication says the breed is invading D.C.'s Rock Creek Park.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 10:09am EDT

Police admit they 'dropped the ball' on Capitol Hill attacks

On Wednesday night, Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells and representatives of the D.C. police provided worried residents with an update on the crimes at a community meeting.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 07:45am EDT

Weekend riders to wait longer for Metro trains

Weekend work means riders will wait longer for Metro trains this weekend

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 07:42am EDT

Singer-songwriter Shelea hits the charts and Blues Alley

The rising singer-songwriter Shelea now has a hit on the Billboard R&B charts.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 07:09am EDT
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Ticketbuster: DDOT issues incorrect rush-hour ticket, stands by decision

Eric Rosenberg is appealing a rush-hour restriction ticket he received while parked on Wisconsin Avenue in Glover Park. He says he was parked in the southbound lanes and wasn't violating any restrictions, which were in place for outbound traffic at the time.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:39am EDT

Woman, 90, waits nearly 45 minutes for D.C. ambulance

A fire engine crew waited on D Street Southeast for the ambulance, which was rerouted to another call before the woman fell unconscious and the crew loaded her into the fire truck and got her to the hospital.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:27am EDT

Heavy Seas burger joint coming to D.C.?

Looks like one of the region's best known beer makers is also looking to get into the burger game.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 03:34pm EDT

GW picks new dean of its business school

GW picks Pepperdine University business school dean as new dean of GW's business school

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 11:34am EDT

D.C. area ranks as most fit, healthy metro area in the country

The D.C. area claimed the title of the nation's most fit and healthy metropolitan area, according to new research released Wednesday.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 10:40am EDT

Bangkok Joe's to become Mama Rouge on Georgetown waterfront

After 10 years, it's time for a refresh at Bangkok Joe's on the Georgetown waterfront.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 10:26am EDT

Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks set for July 4 show

Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks to join Frankie Valli at July 4 celebration at National Mall

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 05:55am EDT

Mess Hall, D.C.'s newest food incubator, is coming to Brookland

Coming soon to Brookland: Mess Hall, a culinary incubator with commercial kitchen and event space available to the city's ever-growing cadre of wannabe food entrepreneurs.

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 02:17pm EDT

Pope's outreach to abuse victims draws mixed reaction in D.C.

Pope Francis announced plans to sit down and talk with a group of clergy sex abuse victims, a move generating mixed reaction in D.C.

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 01:40pm EDT

D.C. among cities where you're more likely to get bitten by mosquitoes

Resident of the D.C. metro area may want to wear some extra bug repellent after ranking near the top of a list of cities with the most mosquitoes in 2013.

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 12:27pm EDT

Surveillance video released in connection to D.C. shootings

Police are hoping the public can help identify several people and a car connected with a May 20 shooting that wounded a 6-year-old girl and a 25-year-old man.

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 12:17pm EDT
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