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  • ‘Sharknado 3′ puts Mark Cuban, Ann Coulter in White House

    WASHINGTON — From “Shark Tank” to “Sharknado.” Dallas Mavericks owner and “Shark Tank” star Mark Cuban has been cast as the president of the United States in “Sharknado 3,” the Syfy network announced Monday. His…

  • New fire chief named in District of Columbia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new fire chief has been named in the nation’s capital. District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser named Gregory Dean as the city’s new fire chief at a news conference Monday. His…

  • Pet of the Week: Sweet & Low

    WASHINGTON — This cute “pocket pit” mix is one of WARL’s longest tenured residents, and she can’t wait to find her new forever home. Much smaller than a normal pit bull mix, this little girl…

  • Rules finalized for Metrobus, D.C. Connector student discount

    WASHINGTON — Rules set out by the District Department of Transportation would offer free Metrobus and D.C. Connector rides for D.C. elementary and secondary school students for school-related travel. The department defines such travel as a trip by…

  • Monthly Entertainment Guide: March

    Must-hit events and activities around town for the month of March.

  • Reports: Former Seattle fire chief to take over in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will announce her pick for a new chief for the D.C. Fire Department on Monday morning. NBC Washington reports that Bowser will announce former Seattle Fire Chief Gregory Dean…

  • Large tree falls across Massachusetts Avenue in NW D.C.

    WASHINGTON – Massachusetts Avenue near Macomb Street NW is blocked to traffic Sunday night due to a fallen tree. A large tree fell across Massachusetts Avenue around 7 p.m., and two SUVs ended up hitting the…

  • D.C. DPW crews work through wintry weather conditions

    WASHINGTON – The D.C. Department of Public Works says trash truck crews managed this weekend to pick up all the trash that had been piling up the past two weeks. “We had about 30 percent…

  • Teen charged in southeast DC shooting that injured 1

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested a 19-year-old in connection with a shooting near Stanton Elementary School in southeast Washington. Police on Saturday evening said they arrested Jerlyu Wood of southeast Washington and charged…

  • Relisha Rudd remembered with prayer service

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s been a year since Relisha Rudd was last seen alive. On Sunday, a prayer service was held at Mt. Paran Baptist Church in Southeast D.C. in honor of the young girl.…

  • DC metro gas prices up 8 cents from last week

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Gas prices in the D.C. metro area are up 8 cents from a week ago. In its weekly report, AAA said Sunday that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded…

  • Legalization prompts potential entrepreneurs to learn about the business of marijuana

    D.C.’s new law legalizes possession of up to 2 ounces of marijuana, and also allows people to grow their own.

  • Car show aims to benefit veterans

    The 6th annual Military Benefit Car Show continues Sunday, March 1.

  • DC revenues increase, shrinking budget gap

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia government revenues have increased slightly, meaning Mayor Muriel Bowser has a smaller budget gap to fill. The District’s chief financial officer announced Friday that projected revenues for the upcoming…

  • Teen shot near D.C. Elementary School

    WASHINGTON — A teenager was shot near an elementary school in the District on Friday afternoon. Metropolitan Police say it happened just down the street from Stanton Elementary School in Southeast before 4 p.m. The boy was conscious…