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Goats chomp away at Congressional Cemetery

It's rough terrain near the Anacostia River full of downed logs, ivy and ditches, so the Congressional Cemetery rolled in five dozen goats to clear it.

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 04:45am EDT

Tags: goats, Congressional Cemetery


Camp exposes Ward 7, 8 students to new career fields

A camp for students from D.C.'s Wards 7 and 8 aims at opening up their minds by exposing them to potential career fields.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 05:19am EDT

Tags: East of the River Career Exposure Camp, National Coalition of Black Federal Aviation Employees, Reagan National Airport

Woman charged in cathedral vandalism sent to halfway house

The woman accused of defacing the Washington National Cathedral with green paint has been ordered to a halfway house until her next court appearance.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 04:45pm EDT

Tags: Jiamei Tian, National Cathedral, vandalism, green paint, Lincoln Memorial


Furlough's effects on DoD employees

The furlough's effects on one Defense Department employee's life and paycheck.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 06:42am EDT

Tags: Department of Defense, furlough days, furloughs,

Bethesda retail shuffles as chocolate bar opens

While Max Brenner Chocolate Bar opens its doors along Woodmont Avenue in downtown Bethesda, popular restaurant and bar Ri Ra is preparing to close.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 08:23am EDT

Tags: Chocolate bar, bethesda, md, Max Brenner Chocolate Bar, Ri Ra, restaurants

National Zoo prepares for possible panda cub

Washington could have a panda on the way. Emphasis on "could." Mei Xiang, the giant panda that gave birth and lost her 6-day-old cub last year, could be pregnant again, according to the Smithsonian National Zoo.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 06:09am EDT

Tags: panda, Mei Xiang, National Zoo

Study: 'Concerning' trend in treatment of back pain

More patients are popping strong prescription pain killers rather than opting for more conservative treatments like stretching, exercise, using heating pads or Tylenol.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 08:26am EDT

Tags: back pain, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, painkiller

FBI raid nets 3 Maryland pimps, local leads

Three pimps are under arrest in Maryland as part of the FBI's Operation Cross Country. While no juveniles were recovered from D.C., Maryland or Virginia in the sting, one agency says juvenile prostitution is a problem in the Washington-area.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 07:07am EDT

Tags: FBI, teen prostitution, Operation Cross Country,

In Bowie, turning foreclosures into housing for vets

It's a triple punch: Find veterans affordable homes, fill foreclosed homes and improve the community.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 07:39am EDT

Tags: Bowie, Md., affordable housing, veterans, OpenDoor Housing Fund, Frederick Robinson, Jerry Konohia

Saving on gas as the prices spike

In the last week, prices have spiked by 14 cents. It's an increase drivers haven't seen since February of this year, according to AAA.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 07:55am EDT

Tags: gas prices, gas,

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