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  • Report: D.C. ranks worst for ROI with police spending

    WASHINGTON — A new report ranked D.C. at the bottom of the list when it comes to the return on investment with police spending. WalletHub calculated how efficiently the 110 most populated U.S. cities spend…

  • DC Police: 2 injured in explosion

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metropolitan police say two people sustained injuries during an explosion in the boiler room of a building in Washington. Police say officers responded to the 1500 block of K Street just before…

  • D.C. appeals to Republicans for expanded voting rights

    WASHINGTON — The corridors of Capitol Hill are lined with paintbrushes, ladders and hammers as the 114th Congress moves in to its new digs. Before the dust settles and while good will runs high, D.C.…

  • National Symphony to open new year in DC’s Brookland, NoMa

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Symphony Orchestra is opening the new year with a series of performances in the northeast Washington neighborhoods of Brookland and NoMa. The musicians will revive their “NSO In Your Neighborhood”…

  • Muriel Bowser sworn in as DC mayor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Muriel Bowser has been sworn in as the seventh elected mayor of the District of Columbia. The 42-year-old Bowser spent seven years on the D.C. Council before being elected to the city’s…

  • Car goes into water in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — An empty car, that was possibly abandoned, ended up in the Potomac River at Fletcher’s Boathouse in Georgetown. U.S. Park Police say they received a call about the car at 6:48 a.m. Thursday. Police…

  • Traffic deaths in DC are about same as last year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Traffic deaths in the District of Columbia in 2014 are about the same as they were the previous year. AAA Mid-Atlantic says 26 people died on Washington streets in 2014. That’s compared…

  • D.C. man dead after Division Ave. shooting

    WASHINGTON — A 27-year-old Northeast D.C. man is dead after a shooting in the 600 block of Division Avenue, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Police say the shooting of Gregory Brown occurred just before…

  • Smithsonian acquires collection on balloons of early flight

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has acquired a collection of more than 1,000 works of art, prints, objects and other materials documenting early human flight, beginning with balloons. The museum…

  • Cab driver assaulted, robbed in Southeast

    WASHINGTON — After hailing a taxicab this weekend, four men in Southeast D.C. punched, choked and robbed the driver, according to the victim. The attackers then tossed him into the trunk.  The shocking attack, which…

  • Holiday flu hits Washington D.C. metro area

    WASHINGTON —  A lot of kids and adults in the Washington, D.C. area are spending the holidays in bed with the flu, and the latest government surveillance map shows no let-up in new cases. The Centers for Disease Control…

  • Police investigate 3 shootings in Petworth

    WASHINGTON — Police are investigating three shootings Tuesday in the Petworth area of D.C., and one of them was fatal. The first two shootings happened around 2 a.m. Tuesday near 9th and Jefferson streets in…

  • White House to stream National Christmas Tree Lighting online

    If you didn\’t get a ticket for the National Christmas Tree Lighting, you can still watch it from the comfort of your home.

  • Memorial services for Marion Barry begin

    Three days of memorial services for former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry began Thursday.

  • New speed, stop sign cameras in D.C.

    There will be a few more eyes on D.C. drivers with the installation of new speed and traffic cameras.