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  • Capitol Heights crash leaves 1 dead, child in serious condition

    WASHINGTON — A man has died and a child is in serious condition after a car crash in Capitol Heights Saturday night in Maryland. Officers responded to an accident on Addison road and Central Avenue about 9 p.m.…

  • Weekend street closures for Sunday race in D.C.

    WASHINGTON – Some streets around Freedom Plaza in D.C. will be closed for part of this weekend due to THEALUMRUN 5K/10K. The street closures begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, and roads are set to reopen around…

  • DC residents get 2nd chance at free marijuana seeds

    WASHINGTON (AP) – People who want to grow legal pot in the nation’s capital are getting a second opportunity to score some seeds. The D.C. Cannabis Campaign is hosting the second of its seed giveaways…

  • 19-week-old Andean bear cubs to make debut at National Zoo

  • Del. Holmes-Norton responds to proposed bill to strip D.C. of gun control laws

    WASHINGTON – Two lawmakers are proposing legislation that could drive a second amendment showdown in the District: They’re asking Congress to approve repealing D.C.’s gun laws. “It’s the worst kind of bullying,” says Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton.…

  • How would you interpret this sign?

    WASHINGTON — Some people joke that you need a PhD to interpret many parking signs in Washington D.C., especially around churches with services on Sundays. In one Georgetown neighborhood block, the signs are very confusing.…

  • ‘Mad Men’ stars donate items to Smithsonian

    The cast and crew of AMC’s “Mad Men” donate items to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

  • Circulator extends hours

    WASHINGTON (AP) _ The District of Columbia’s Circulator buses are extending service hours. Beginning Monday, the Department of Transportation says the Circulator will run two extra hours on weeknights and add Saturday service to two…

  • Construction brings delays on 16th Street

    WASHINGTON — A large-scale construction project has begun on 16th Street in Northwest D.C., leading to traffic delays that will persist in the months ahead. Crews with the District Department of Transportation are working to…

  • D.C. firefighter faces weapons charges

    WASHINGTON – A D.C. firefighter was arrested Wednesday on weapons charges, the third District firefighter arrested in less than a month. NBC Washington reports that Andre Watson, a rookie firefighter, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after…

  • New museum exhibit highlights monster fish (Photos)

    WASHINGTON – A new exhibit at the National Geographic Museum promises to make a fish lover out of all of us. Zeb Hogan found it hard to contain his enthusiasm over the exhibit, Monster Fish,…

  • A look back at the beginning of D.C.’s beer boom

    It may be hard to believe, but just a short time ago, there were no breweries D.C. That all changed four years ago when two friends launched a business and started a movement.

  • D.C. Del. Norton responds to parking video

    WASHINGTON – D.C. congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton has a response to those who saw her doing a pretty abysmal job of parking near the Capitol on Wednesday: I’m working on it. On Wednesday, Norton…

  • Thousands flock to give, receive marijuana seeds in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Some ordinary-looking seeds were in high demand Thursday at D.C.’s first-ever legal marijuana seed sharing event. Adam Eidinger, chair of the DC Cannabis Campaign, welcomed those who came to share and receive seeds…

  • D.C. police make arrests in 2 shootings

    WASHINGTON — The D.C. police have made arrests in two recent District shootings. On Thursday morning, Tony Thomas, 45, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with assault with intent to kill (gun) in…