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  • Warning period ends for new D.C. speed cameras

    WASHINGTON — Five new speed cameras in D.C. will go from benign to active early Friday morning. A 30-day trial period is coming to an end, at which time drivers nabbed for speeding will get a…

  • 2 dead in Northwest row home fire

    WASHINGTON — Two people are dead after a two-alarm blaze at a row home along the 1600 block of Riggs Place in Northwest Washington. Four others, including three firefighters, are injured, according to the D.C.…

  • Drivers to be ticketed at 5 new DC speed camera sites

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police are starting to issue tickets to drivers caught by five new speed cameras in the city. Ticketing from the five locations was scheduled to begin early Wednesday after…

  • D.C. teacher charged with child sexual abuse

    WASHINGTON — A teacher at a D.C. school has been arrested in connection to a child sex abuse case. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, investigators received information Monday about an allegation of sexual abuse involving…

  • Report: D.C. second most expensive for minimum-wage renters

    WASHINGTON — To afford a two-bedroom apartment, a D.C. household would need to bring in $28.04 an hour, according to a new report. The National Low Income Housing Coalition’s annual report details how much is…

  • Georgetown to hold free outdoor fitness classes this summer

    WASHINGTON — Free outdoor fitness classes will be available in Georgetown Waterfront Park through September as part of the Georgetown Business Improvement District’s “Healthy Days of Summer” promotion. The promotion, which kicks off June 8, includes classes and…

  • Fledgling bald eagles ready for take off in D.C. (Photos)

    It seems like just yesterday the nation’s capital got the news that the District of Columbia was home to not one, but three bald eagle families.

  • Washington Monument to be closed until at least Thursday

    WASHINGTON — The Washington Monument will be closed until at least Thursday, June 4 for elevator repairs, the National Park Service said Monday evening. The closure through later this week will allow technicians to repair a…

  • Children sing to greet WWII vets arriving at Reagan National (Video)

    WASHINGTON – Generations of patriots young and old met Tuesday at Reagan National Airport when a group of elementary school children greeted arriving World War II veterans. “They are such heroes to our country they…

  • Area police cracking down on aggressive driving

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — An annual crackdown on aggressive driving begins this week and continues through mid-September. More than a dozen area agencies will focus on drivers who speed, tailgate, blow through red lights and…

  • D.C. United considers move to Virginia

    WASHINGTON — Despite approved plans for a $150 million stadium in the District, D.C. United is listening to pitches from Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Loudoun County officials that would bring the team’s home across the…

  • ‘Housewives’ star, Skinny Girl founder Bethenny Frankel visits DC

    “Real Housewives” star and Skinny Girl entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel visited Washington D.C. on Monday, June 1, 2015, to discuss her new book, “I Suck at Relationships So You Don’t Have To.”

  • D.C. chief provides new details of minutes before fatal I-295 rush hour shooting

    WASHINGTON —  Police now know more detailed information about the minutes before a deadly shooting on northbound Interstate 295 during the morning rush hour of May 28. Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier provided details of the movements…

  • D.C. police officer appears in court on child porn charge

    WASHINGTON – A longtime D.C. police officer and pastor faced a judge in federal court Monday on a charge of producing child pornography. During his appearance in U.S. District Court, Darrell Best was ordered to…

  • June Entertainment Guide

    A roundup of must-hit things to see and do for the month of June.