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Tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe on local roadways

Halloween is the deadliest day of the year for children who get hit by cars. Takes some precautions to keep drivers and trick-or-treaters safe.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 12:10pm EDT

Tags: Halloween, Kristi King, Maryland State Highway Administration

Study: Coffee reduces risk of liver cancer

A daily cup of coffee may be able to do more than offer a caffeine boost, it might help reduce the risk of liver cancer, according to a new study.

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 10:43am EDT

Tags: coffee, liver cancer, cancer, Kristi King

Ranking the region's grocery stores by price, quality

Prices at the D.C. metro area's two largest food chains are about the same, but they're higher than most other chains, according to an independent evaluation from a local nonprofit group.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 09:42pm EDT

Tags: grocery stores, Kristi King, Washington Consumers

How important is a yearly maintenance contract for home heating systems?

To save money, one consumer expert recommends skipping a yearly maintenance contract for a home heating system, unless the house is especially large, dusty or the heater has old equipment.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 11:06am EDT

Tags: heating, Consumers Checkbook, maintenance contracts, Kristi King, Robert Krughoff

Fisher House: Offering support to veterans and their families

When the government shutdown threatened death benefits due to family of service members killed in action, a private foundation stepped in to help: Fisher House.

Saturday - 10/19/2013, 07:26am EDT

Tags: Fisher House Foundation, wounded warriors, Kristi King

Sabato: JFK assasination investigation relied on faulty evidence

Decades after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a Virginia politics expert says he has uncovered new evidence that disproves the official number of shots fired that fateful day in Dallas.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 05:37pm EDT

Tags: university of virginia, John F. Kennedy, Center for Politics, Larry Sabato, audio, Kristi King, assassination

More than 11K apply for jobs at D.C.'s new Wal-Mart stores

Wal-Mart shouldn't have any trouble staffing two new "super centers" it plans to open in Washington, D.C., by year's end after it received what it calls an "amazing" response from potential employees.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 12:02pm EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart supercenters, hiring center, Kristi King, Walmart, employment

Shutdown could make unpredictable flu even dicier

Tracking the flu could be complicated because of the government shutdown.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 05:31am EDT

Tags: flu, flu shot, cdc, flu tracker, Kristi King

Va. celebrates Columbus Day with tax holiday

This weekend's tax free holiday in Virginia could buy you more than just energy efficient appliances and electronics.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 03:29pm EDT

Tags: tax free holiday, energy efficiency, columbus day, Kristi King

Death of 2-week-old baby investigated

Homicide detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department are investigating the death of a 2-week-old baby in Northeast, police said.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 11:00am EDT

Tags: Just Street, deanwood, dead baby, MPD, Metropolitan Police Department, Kristi King

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