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  • Former FBI agent pleads guilty to taking drugs from evidence bags

      WASHINGTON  —  A former FBI agent who worked on large scale drug investigations in the D.C. area has pleaded guilty to 64 counts including possession of heroin and obstruction of justice.  Later, outside the…

  • Smithsonian receives $2.5M to expand jazz programs at museum

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An artist’s foundation is donating $2.5 million as an endowment to expand jazz programming at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. The museum will announce Tuesday that artist LeRoy Neiman’s foundation…

  • Metro stopping weekend work for cherry blossom season

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro says there will be no weekend track work for the next two weekends as cherry blossom season gets underway. Metro says there will be no track work this weekend and regular…

  • D.C. councilmember calls for ban on official travel to Indiana

    WASHINGTON – In the wake of the so-called religious freedom law recently passed and signed in Indiana, a D.C. councilmember is calling for the District to avoid official travel to the state. David Grosso, I-At…

  • D.C. duo moves from living room to silver screen

    WASHINGTON — As Northwest D.C. loses one indie theater with the closing of West End Cinema in Foggy Bottom, another upstart is springing from the concrete in Mt. Pleasant. Suns Cinema, which began with two…

  • The RAMMY nominees are in: D.C.’s best chefs, restaurants of 2015

    The nominees are in for this year’s RAMMY Awards, the annual event that recognizes the best, most innovative individuals and organizations in D.C.’s culinary industry.

  • Nats look toward opening day despite injuries

    JUPITER, Fla. – Get your programs. The glossy team guide may come in handy for fans heading to Nationals Park next week. The injury bug keeps biting, forcing new faces onto the field. “How have I…

  • Erik Bruner-Yang’s Maketto to open April 10

    D.C. chef Erik Bruner-Yang’s long-planned H Street restaurant concept Maketto will open April 10, with a pre-opening “housewarming party” April 4. Maketto, at 1351 H St. NE, not far from Bruner-Yang’s Toki Underground, is a…

  • Costly planning snafu delays NLRB’s move to Capitol Riverfront

    The National Labor Relations Board’s planned move to the Capitol Riverfront has been delayed by at least six months, and potentially longer, because of a costly planning snafu. And that’s impacted a second federal entity…

  • D.C. theater hosts final showing

    WASHINGTON – A D.C. theater hosted its final showings Sunday after five years in business. West End Cinema, on 23rd Street NW, opened in 2010. On its Facebook page, the theater wrote, “For the past…

  • Machen moves on, proud of prosecutions and community ties

    WASHINGTON — D.C. is home to the largest United States Attorney’s Office in the country, and it has been busy. In five years under Ron Machen’s leadership, the office has prosecuted some of the most…

  • DC Circulator buses to extend service hours until the fall

    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…

  • Rockville Rock: O.A.R. comes home for the arts

    WASHINGTON — Growing up in Rockville, Maryland, doesn’t guarantee a rock career any more than a Suitland childhood guarantees a career in men’s formal wear. But that doesn’t stop O.A.R. frontman Marc Roberge from cherishing…

  • Man dies after morning fire in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — A man is dead after a fire ripped through a rowhouse in Northeast D.C. Sunday  morning. D.C. fire officials say the blaze broke out at about 10:45 a.m. on Eastern Avenue near Riggs…

  • Apology for wrong anthem for El Salvador before game in US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Organizers of a soccer match in the U.S. capital apologized to El Salvador on Sunday for playing the wrong national anthem before an exhibition game against Argentina. Salvadoran team members looked confused…