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  • Two electric car charging stations open on the National Mall

    WASHINGTON — Electric-car drivers are able to juice up their cars on the National Mall thanks to the installation of new charging stations. The two new elective vehicle charging stations are available for public use starting…

  • Conflicting signs continue to confuse drivers in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Some people joke that you need a PhD to interpret D.C.’s parking signs. Apparently, having a J.D. isn’t enough, either. Mary Elizabeth Strayhorne parked near Annie’s Paramount Steakhouse, near 17th and Q streets in…

  • Police seize over 260 pounds of synthetic drugs worth $2.3M

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police say they’ve made the largest seizure of synthetic drugs in the city’s history — more than 260 pounds. That’s a street value of roughly $2.3 million. Police and…

  • D.C. agency helps monarch population spread its wings

    WASHINGTON — Monarch butterflies, loved for their stunning beauty, are in serious trouble. But what happened Wednesday in D.C. is proof you can help them, even if you live smack dab in the middle of…

  • D.C. service providers prepping for Pope-sized cell demands

    WASHINGTON — When the popemobile passes through D.C.’s streets during Pope Francis’ visit later this month, area phone service providers will brace for a flood of cellphone activity. Providers are working to expand and adjust capacity as…

  • Need a 7-Eleven hot dog? Washington delivery available soon

    Convenience store giant 7-Eleven Inc. is getting into the delivery business, and Washington is on the list. 7-Eleven has partnered with delivery service DoorDash for on-demand delivery in five metro areas. The service launched Wednesday…

  • Metro: Woman tried to steal toddler on Orange Line train

    WASHINGTON — A woman riding an Orange Line train tried to snatch a toddler right out of her stroller Wednesday morning, Metro says. The woman is said to have tried to pull a 2-year-old girl…

  • ​A new pizza spot for Shaw, Dupont gets kabob and a new, huge Rockville spot plans opening

    We’re now getting some more details on Declaration, the colonial-themed pizza restaurant that will join one of D.C.’s buzziest new developments, Atlantic Plumbing, this fall. The 52-seat pizza restaurant at 8th and V streets NW…

  • Kennedy Center to host concert in honor of Pope Francis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is hosting a free concert in honor of Pope Francis’ visit to the nation’s capital. The Kennedy Center says the free concert will…

  • Police investigate ‘possibly related’ sexual assaults in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — D.C. police are investigating two sexual assaults that they say could be related. Both incidents took place near D.C. Metro stations. The first case happened on July 28, when a woman was attacked…

  • Nats giving away doll sets at Thursday night’s game

    Under the Nesting Doll giveaway, the first 20,000 fans who enter Nationals Park will receive the set, which features players and managers from seasons throughout Nats history.

  • D.C. mayor sticks by police chief

    WASHINGTON — D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Tuesday reaffirmed her support for Police Chief Cathy Lanier, who has come under fire during the summer spike in violent crime. A day earlier, the police union announced…

  • Man charged with bringing loaded gun to DCA

    WASHINGTON — A Prince William County man is facing weapons charges after he brought a loaded gun to a local airport earlier this week. On Saturday, Transportation Security Administration officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport…

  • DC mayor announces plans to combat homelessness

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia officials are offering emergency shelter to homeless families year-round and are planning to close the city’s largest homeless shelter and open smaller facilities. Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser announced her…

  • Power outage reported in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — A car accident is to blame for a power outage in Northeast and Southeast that’s left 499 Pepco customers without electricity Tuesday. Pepco spokesman Bill Yingling says crews are evaluating the damage and…