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  • Critical missing 9-year-old sought in D.C.

    WASHINGTON – Police in D.C. are asking for help finding a “critical missing” 9-year-old. Davion Wesley was last seen around 4 p.m. in the 800 block of Ingraham Street, Northwest, near 8th Street, Northwest, on…

  • DEA chief to retire amid pressure over agents’ sex scandal

    By ERIC TUCKER and ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The embattled head of the Drug Enforcement Administration said Tuesday that she plans to retire after three decades with the agency, an announcement…

  • Bikeshare releases survey on usage

    WASHINGTON — The latest survey on Capital Bikeshare use is out, and it’s showing who rides those big red bikes and why. According to the survey, prepared by LDA Consulting and Mobility Lab, 65 percent…

  • Man in wheelchair rescued from Metro tracks (Video)

    WASHINGTON — A man in a motorized wheelchair was rescued after he fell onto the tracks at the U Street Metro station in Northwest Tuesday afternoon. A man drove his wheelchair off the side of…

  • You know the jingle: D.C.-area retailer files for Chapter 11

    The Healthy Back Store LLC, the Beltsville-based retailer that can take credit for thousands of ergonomically supported backs over the past 20 years, has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization. The company with the catchy jingle…

  • National Zoo plans to breed pandas living in US, China

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists at the National Zoo have traveled around the world to prepare for this year’s giant panda breeding season. The zoo says a scientist arrived back in Washington on Monday night with…

  • State Dept. official appears in court on charges of voyeurism

    WASHINGTON – A State Department official appeared in court on Tuesday on charges of voyeurism and stalking. Daniel Rosen, 44, of D.C., waived his preliminary hearing in D.C. Superior Court. He was arrested last month.…

  • AFI founder George Stevens Jr. dishes on movie history

    WASHINGTON — Classic movie posters adorn the walls of a most unique Kennedy Center office. Shiny awards line the shelves to the tune of 17 Emmys, two Peabodys and an Honorary Oscar. Buried beneath this trove of hardware sits…

  • Nationals fans confused by parking restrictions, conflicting signs

    WASHINGTON — Around Nationals Park, a new pay-to-park policy on Sundays and holidays lacks a basic function: the ability to pay. Before the season began, the District Department of Transportation announced drivers would have to…

  • Post reporter wins Pulitzer for Secret Service coverage

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig has won a Pulitzer Prize in national reporting for her coverage of embarrassing security lapses at the Secret Service. Leonnig won American journalism’s highest honor Monday. The…

  • D.C., Arlington among most livable cities in U.S.: AARP survey

    WASHINGTON — Whether you need a friend or like to bike, the D.C. area might be the right place for you, according to a new comprehensive livability survey from the American Association of Retired Person. The…

  • Invisible work prevents flooding in the D.C. area

    WASHINGTON — Intense weather is expected to hit the D.C. area on Monday. Afternoon and evening storms could bring hail, damaging winds and flooding. The effort to prevent roads from flooding involves more than you…

  • More than 800 Pepco customers without power

    WASHINGTON — Pepco is still working to get electricity restored to more than 890 customers after an underground cable was cut in the 3300 block of 18th Street. Crews expected to have the power restored by…

  • What landmark status may do for Georgetown’s West Heating Plant

    A staff report from the D.C. Historic Preservation Office is recommending the West Heating Plant in Georgetown be designated a historic landmark, a step that could complicate efforts to redevelop the World War II-era industrial…

  • Pet of the Week: Scruffy

    WASHINGTON — Say hello to Scruffy, this week’s Pet of the Week. Scruffy is a fun-loving 4-year-old Brussells Griffon mix, a somewhat rare breed in the shelter world. He is a small dog, but what…