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  • DC Billion Steps Challenge arrives in Ward 7

    WASHINGTON — One billion is a big number. It seems even bigger if you’re talking about taking a billion steps. But that’s the challenge D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is putting to city residents. It’s a challenge…

  • Reporter killed in Southeast D.C. shooting mourned at former high school

    WASHINGTON — It’s been 10 years since Charnice Milton walked the halls of Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland. “She was a hard worker, she was focused, was very kind and always a bundle of…

  • D.C. man charged with making terrorist threats federally indicted

    WASHINGTON — The man arrested for making terrorist threats against area transportation services has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Metro Transit Police arrested Jerez Nehemiah Stone-Coleman, 20, of D.C. on May 27 on…

  • No tickets to Savor? There’s still a chance to sample brews

    WASHINGTON – Blink and you may have missed the opportunity to buy tickets to Savor. The craft beer and food pairing event — featuring 76 breweries this year — is June 5 and June 6…

  • Sick dog’s bucket list trip includes stops in D.C. (Photos)

    Poh, a sweet, mixed-breed dog, is dying. But that hasn’t stopped his adventures.

  • Georgetown air gondolas gain traction, funding for study

    WASHINGTON — Why build a new bridge over the Potomac River when a sky gondola would do the trick — at least, that’s what the Georgetown Business Improvement District says. The organization proposed a gondola…

  • ‘LOTR’ star Sean Astin hits DC for Awesome Con

    WASHINGTON – He starred in “Lord of the Rings,” “Rudy” and “The Goonies.” Now, Sean Astin hits Awesome Con all weekend at the Washington Convention Center. “I was here last year and I came back because…

  • Repairs to luxury Georgetown condo complex forcing residents out

    Residents of one of the District’s most luxurious condominium buildings, where a unit was recently listed for $9 million, are moving out temporarily so the building can undergo major repairs. Details of the mass exodus…

  • Washington Monument has reopened

    WASHINGTON — The Washington Monument reopened at noon Friday. “Electricians and elevator technicians have completed testing of the elevator’s electrical system and determined it is not subject to a repeat of the power failure that…

  • Man, 83, missing in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — An 83-year-old man is missing in D.C., and police are asking for help finding him. A Silver Alert was issued to find William Jones. He was last seen in the 1500 block of Butler…

  • Matchbox sets sights on national expansion, seeks $11 million

    Homegrown D.C. casual restaurant chain Matchbox, which Ernst & Young named one of its Entrepreneurs of the Year for 2014, is ordering up a big national expansion plan. The Washington Post reports Matchbox is seeking…

  • Wife of man shot on 295: ‘He didn’t have enemies’

    WASHINGTON — The wife and son of the man shot and killed Thursday on northbound Interstate 295 say they have no idea why he was targeted. Pedro Melendez Alvarado, of Alexandria, Virginia was killed after…

  • Police seek information on deadly shooting on I-295

    D.C. police are seeking information from anyone who may have seen a deadly shooting on northbound Interstate 295 during the Thursday morning rush hour.

  • How police zeroed in on Metro hoaxer

    WASHINGTON — A deactivated cellphone, a phony British accent and an MTV show helped Metro Transit Police catch up with a man accused of phoning in false threats against the D.C. Metro system. The calls…

  • Reporter shot, killed in Southeast D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting that left one woman, a reporter for a local newspaper, dead. Capital Community News Correspondent Charnice Milton, 27, was gunned down in a shooting in the area of…