She had a significant speech impediment and was painfully shy - an unlikely combination for a budding reporter. Yet Charnice Milton's career took off at Capital Community News. But after three years and 100 reports filed, Milton's life and career was cut short. On her way home from work one year ago, she was used as a human shield and caught amid a violent feud between gang members, and police are still looking for answers.
The Centers for Disease Control found through a study of almost 400,000 Americans that most people engage in two or three healthy behaviors but only a handful did all five.
Bon Appétit says it’s “so hot right now,” Business Insider calls it the “next big food trend” and the Los Angeles Times refers to it as the “craze” that “has taken the country by storm." It's poke, and it's gaining popularity in D.C.
In 1896, the Dow Jones begins an index of 12 industrial stocks and in 1927, the Ford motor company produces the last and 15 millionth Model T.
Transurban will adjust the schedule of the reversible 95 Express Lanes and warns drivers to expect higher tolls this Memorial Day weekend.
Americans can begin collecting as early as age 62, but with benefits reduced by up to 30 percent, according to the Social Security Administration.
Wizards guard Bradley Beal made a visit to Japan to support the continued growth of basketball in the country. Read to see more about his daily adventures.
The New York billionaire reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the GOP nomination. Read an interview with the delegate who put him over the top here.
DC officials are visiting five intersections with some of the highest crash rates in the city in search of ways to improve safety and reduce the numbers of crashes involving pedestrians, bikes, motorcycles and vehicles. See map.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Black activists in Baltimore and beyond say they are disappointed but not discouraged after neither of the first two police officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray was convicted.…
Local child safety advocates are asking parents to take action after heatstroke claimed the life of yet another child left in a hot car Wednesday
The Baltimore Ravens have forfeited one week of offseason practices for violating the labor agreement on such workouts.
The new state-of-the-art cable will enhance network speed from Europe to the Middle East and Africa.
Montgomery County homeowners can expect a big jump in their property tax bill next year.
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Kansans cleaned up from a series of tornadoes Thursday, including a monster storm that rumbled across the landscape for 90 minutes, while forecasters warned that the state would likely see more bad weather later in the day.
Some 400 vehicles abandoned in 1974 sit rusting on a British military base in Cyprus quietly waiting to be reclaimed by their owners before disposal begins next years.
From waterproof speakers to a safe to keep your stuff in while you swim, the right gadgets can make a day at the beach — well, a day at the beach.
A U.S. Justice Department report prompted by the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre urges police chiefs to put mental health programs in place to help officers cope with on-the-job trauma, like the aftermath of mass shootings.
TSA Administrator Petter Neffenger told WTOP that the expedited security program is “one of the best ways to improve the passenger experience.”
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