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  • 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…

  • Top of the Month Guide: March events around town

    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…

  • Metro: System safe despite smoke incidents

    WASHINGTON — Metro has released new information about smoke incidents that occurred in multiple stations this past weekend, including one incident passengers described as an “explosion.” Metro now says there was a sudden release of…

  • D.C. mayor weighs-in 1 year after Relisha Rudd’s disappearance

    WASHINGTON – Sunday marks one year since then-8-year-old Relisha Rudd was last seen. While police are waiting until next week to provide an update on the case, Mayor Muriel Bowser is weighing in ahead of the anniversary. One…

  • Sentence reduced for 2 Supreme Court demonstrators

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two protesters who pleaded guilty to demonstrating inside the Supreme Court have had their sentences reduced from five days in jail to one. The two appeared in D.C. Superior Court on Friday…