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.
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.
A new on-demand app called VTA Valet includes a pickup and return service, a loaner car and real-time tracking of the progress being made on automotive repairs or routine maintenance jobs.
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.
Documents show dozens more incidents happening outside perimeters than airports have disclosed.
Flight delays and long lines might seem like an inevitable part of holiday travel, but some holidays are better for getting where you're going than others.
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.
Americans can begin collecting as early as age 62, but with benefits reduced by up to 30 percent, according to the Social Security Administration.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the collision of two Navy fighter jets off the coast of North Carolina (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A Coast Guard spokeswoman says the four crew members on…
The Baltimore Ravens have forfeited one week of offseason practices for violating the labor agreement on such workouts.
Transurban will adjust the schedule of the reversible 95 Express Lanes and warns drivers to expect higher tolls this Memorial Day weekend.
A cotton exporter who escaped from a federal penitentiary in Virginia more than eight years ago is now behind bars in Seattle.
A new court-ordered congressional map in Virginia is causing a candidate shuffle.
A longtime Howard County gymnastics instructor has been arrested on child pornography charges.
Trent Harmon joins the line up of the annual concert event. Check out the full lineup and what you need to know if you head down to the National Mall Sunday.
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With Metro about to undergo a massive maintenance plan, Uber will expand its UberPOOL coverage to D.C., Montgomery and Prince George’s counties and the Virginia suburbs to encourage carpooling.
“There are very few laws in any state that actually describe what a rescue group is or hold them to any standards,” said Cory Smith, director of public policy at the Humane Society of the United States.
TSA Administrator Petter Neffenger told WTOP that the expedited security program is “one of the best ways to improve the passenger experience.”
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.
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