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  • Report: Director of DC 911 center out

    WASHINGTON — The head of the District’s 911 call center is reportedly out. NBC Washington is reporting that Jennifer Greene is leaving the Office of Unified Communications, which oversees the emergency call center. There’s no immediate…

  • Councilwoman’s bill seeks new rules for D.C. police

    WASHINGTON — A D.C. councilwoman is suggesting sweeping changes she says will reform the Metropolitan Police Department and give people greater confidence in the criminal justice system. The Police and Criminal Discovery Reform Amendment Act of…

  • Former FBI agent accused of issuing ‘violent threats’ at CIA

    WASHINGTON — A former FBI agent has been accused of driving to the gate of the CIA in Langley and issuing a number of violent threats. Tunisia Davis, an FBI agent from 2004 to 2010…

  • Got a ticket? Get a discount at a D.C. restaurant

    WASHINGTON — Parking and traffic tickets happen to everyone, but a new restaurant will give you something in return. The restaurant Caribbean Citations, in Shaw, will give you a discount on your meal if you show up…

  • New D.C. law turning businesses into bars overnight

    WASHINGTON – There’s a new law in D.C. that is pulling the top shelf closer to customers. The law allows distilleries and wineries to sell their products to customers on site and also makes for…

  • Changing the way Washingtonians eat tacos: Chaia’s philosophy and future plans

    WASHINGTON — When former food bloggers Bettina Stern and Suzanne Simon opened their taco tent at the FRESHFARM Market by the White House in 2013, friends and customers questioned their decision to exclude meat from…

  • Suspect arrested in assault of 69-year-old man at Metro station

    WASHINGTON – A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the assault of a 69-year-old man at the Eastern Market Metro station last month. Elijah J. Smith was arrested Monday night, according to Metro…

  • Former Mississippi governor’s son arrested in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — The son of former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour was arrested in D.C. early Friday morning on aggravated assault charges. Haley Reeves Barbour, Jr. was at a bar when a man complemented his wife.…

  • Former Md., D.C., school superintendent Vance dies

    WASHINGTON — Former Montgomery County schools superintendent Paul L. Vance has died. Vance, who also served as superintendent for D.C. schools, served in Montgomery County from 1991 to 1999. He was the first black man…

  • Poll: Most Americans expect protests to continue

    WASHINGTON — Most Americans expect violence and unrest like the riots and protests that overran Baltimore to continue this summer, according to a new NBC News/ Wall Street Journal poll. And more than half of…

  • Local rankings for best, worst states for working moms

    WASHINGTON — It’s hard being a mom. Throw in a career and things can get a little hairy. But some states are more challenging than others for a working mother to get by. Rising costs of…

  • Watergate’s newest mystery: What caused garage collapse?

    Residents and workers have been cleared to return to most portions of the Watergate complex after an underground parking garage collapsed around 10 a.m. May 1, though more work needs to be done to fully…

  • Pet of the Week: Cyress

    WASHINGTON — If big dogs are your “thing,” you really should meet Cyress. This 3-year-old American bulldog mix found himself at the Washington Animal Rescue League because of a change in his human companion’s lifestyle.…

  • 3rd Street Tunnel work to narrow lanes for more than a year

    WASHINGTON — Drivers in the District are facing another obstacle: long-term construction in the 3rd Street Tunnel. Drivers are losing a lane on the 2nd Street off-ramp to Massachusetts Avenue Northwest from northbound I-395 for about a year…

  • Three-year Metro escalator project at Van Ness begins

    WASHINGTON — A major escalator replacement project is getting underway at Van Ness station, along Connecticut Avenue. The west entrance will be closed for the next three years,  so riders will have to enter and…