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Fireworks sellers warned to be wary

Fireworks stands in the nation's capital are a reliable sign the Fourth of July is around the corner. But with suspected terrorists using fireworks to make bombs, sellers are being warned to keep their eyes open.

Sunday - 06/30/2013, 03:20pm EDT

Tags: terrorism

Mt. Vernon won't wait for dark for Fourth fireworks

Fireworks on the Fourth - that's pretty patriotic. But how about catching early fireworks at the home of one of the Founding Fathers?

Sunday - 06/30/2013, 07:01am EDT

Tags: Mount Vernon, Fourth of July

Plenty of chances to have a blast at fireworks shows

Fireworks shows are always a special part of 4th of July festivities around the country, and beaches in the region will be no different.

Saturday - 06/29/2013, 02:21pm EDT

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Metro to boost service to handle July 4 revelers

Metro will halt track work and add extra trains to handle the estimated 500,000 riders this July Fourth.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 04:51pm EDT

Tags: July 4th holiday, Metro, metrorail, National Mall, Washington Nationals,

Report: Ex-Wizard Gilbert Arenas arrested with illegal fireworks

Former Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas was arrested early Thursday after driving with a truck full of fireworks, according to TMZ.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 12:58pm EDT

Tags: Gilbert Arenas, Washington Wizards, TMZ,

ATF: Fireworks can be deadly

Ahead of the Fourth of July, the ATF is warning consumers that some fireworks can be deadly and offers some tips and suggestions to enjoy the devices safely.

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 04:51pm EDT

Tags: ATF, july 4th, fireworks safety, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Hank Silverberg

'Explosion' in D.C. attributed to fireworks in backpack

Reports of an "explosion" in northeast D.C. Sunday night turned out to be a backpack full of fireworks.

Monday - 06/24/2013, 03:29am EDT

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Wolf Trap fireworks celebrate summer's unofficial start (Video)

The light show kicked off a sure sign of the summer's start with the annual Wolf Trap Summer Blast Off.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 01:02pm EDT

Tags: wolf trap, Bob Madigan, national park for memorial arts, president, national park for the performing arts

Man injured when fireworks cause house blaze

Anne Arundel County fire officials say a man was seriously injured when fireworks caused a house to burn.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 12:23pm EST

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