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Was local Jack Russell terrier victim of snowy owl attack?

Many D.C. area residents have marveled at the snowy owl population that has seemed to invade the region this season, but one Loudoun County family is not happy with the presence of one owl they say tried to attack their Jack Russell terrier.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 10:09am EST

Tags: snowy owl, dog attack, Scott Weidensaul, Project SNOWstorm, Tracy Sheppard, Jack Russell terrier, The Washington Post, Sarah Beth Hensley

Fairfax County resident sued over a Yelp review

After writing a review on Yelp and Angie's List about a local design and contracting firm, Fairfax County resident Jane Perez is being sued for $750,000 in damages by the contractor, Christopher Dietz.

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 07:46pm EST

Tags: Yelp, contractor, The Washington Post, Fairfax County


Capitol Hill fox could be dangerous

It's fuzzy, red and small -- but Capitol Hill's newest resident might be dangerous.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 02:05pm EST

Tags: Capitol Hill fox, The Washington Post, Kurt Schrader, Congress, fox, Department of Health

D.C. weather breaks 1923 record on Saturday

The winter solstice on Dec. 21 is the start of what usually will be the coldest months ahead but not this year when the Washington area experienced record high temperatures.

Saturday - 12/21/2013, 11:46pm EST

Tags: WJLA, The Washington Post, record temperature

MedStar Washington Hospital Center lays off 300

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is laying off hundreds of workers, citing financial pressures.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 08:34am EST

Tags: MedStar Washington Hospital Center, The Washington Post

Mouse vs. scorpion: Guess who wins? (Video)

When picking a winner in a fight between a mouse and a scorpion, most people would probably pick the scorpion.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 06:15pm EST

Tags: southern grasshopper mouse, scorpion, The Washington Post

San Fran Chronicle won't use 'Skins name

It was only the latest development in controversy over a name that some say is insensitive and offensive to Native Americans.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 10:06pm EDT

Tags: Washington Redskins, Roger Goodell, Daniel Snyder, The Washington Post, CSNWashington, Oneida Indian Nation


Senate chaplain: 'God's purposes will prevail'

Americans hoping for an end to the gridlock that's caused a partial government shutdown have an option aside from protesting and rallying in front of the Capitol, according to U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black: pray.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 10:15am EDT

Tags: government shutdown, Barry Black, The Washington Post

Md. AG responds to report he drove recklessly

Maryland's attorney general ordered troopers to drive him around with lights and sirens on, and to speed and run red lights on the way to appointments, according to written reports by state police officials.

Monday - 10/14/2013, 07:13am EDT

Tags: Doug Gansler, Anthony Brown, The Washington Post, Maryland State Police

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