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Wild blueberries may lower hypertension, inflammation risks

A regular diet of wild blueberries may prevent or lower risk factors associated with developing high blood pressure and diabetes, a new study finds.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 02:19pm EST

Tags: blueberries, blueberry, Kristi King, hypertension, obesity

Fuel leak causes delays on SB I-95

A tractor-trailer leaked fuel onto the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 Wednesday morning, causing major delays for drivers.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 02:14pm EST

Tags: Kristi King, I-95, beltway, tractor trailer accident

Sleep may be key to childhood obesity fight

One of the keys to fighting childhood obesity may be as simple as getting more sleep, a new study finds.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 01:32pm EST

Tags: obesity, Chubby, children, sleep, Kristi King

Metro billboard worries D.C. prosecutors

A billboard inside the Judiciary Square Metro station is getting the attention of prosecutors.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 11:58am EDT

Tags: Judiciary Square, WMATA, Metro, Fully Informed Jury Association, Kristi King

Vandals shoot, destroy windows of 60+ vehicles in Fairfax County

Vandals shot out the windows of more than 60 vehicles over the past two nights in Fairfax County, police say.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 12:37pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Police, vandalism, bb gun, cars, Colleen Kelleher, Kristi King

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

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