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  • Truck wedged along George Washington Parkway

    WASHINGTON – A truck is wedged below the Memorial Bridge along the George Washington Memorial Parkway. The Coca-Cola truck became stuck under the low-clearance bridge about noon Tuesday. It was not immediately clear how long…

  • D.C. police officer, pastor to face federal child porn charges

    WASHINGTON — A D.C. police officer and pastor accused of sexually abusing two teenagers will face federal child pornography charges. At D.C. Superior Court on Tuesday, the prosecution announced they found pictures on Darrell Best’s cellphone…

  • Congressional leaders work to balance growth at DCA, Dulles airports

    WASHINGTON — With more people choosing to fly out of Reagan National Airport than Dulles International Airport, politicians are urging Congress to maintain limits on flights out of DCA to help boost the number of…

  • Local, federal leaders call for safer roads

    WASHINGTON – Local and federal leaders gathered at Shepherd Elementary School in Northwest, D.C. Tuesday to speak to children about the importance of staying aware of their surroundings when they are near roads. “You should…

  • 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…