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  • Rabbi accused of voyeurism won’t leave synagogue-owned home

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Georgetown rabbi accused of recording female congregants in a ritual bath won’t leave his synagogue-owned home. WJLA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1z1ycsL ) that the board of Kesher Israel synagogue is trying to evict…

  • Man arrested for climbing on White House bike rack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who tried to climb on a bike rack outside of the White House has been arrested. WUSA-TV reports (http://on.wusa9.com/1HG4gwN ) that the man was arrested just after 2 p.m. on…

  • Parents leave kids in the car during wine tasting

    WASHINGTON — Two young children were left alone in a car on Saturday afternoon while their parents attended a private wine tasting at a D.C. restaurant. Gwen Crump with D.C. Metropolitan Police Department  says police…

  • Bad maintenance not the cause of drop in speed camera tickets

    WASHINGTON — As the District of Columbia faces a significant drop off on speed camera tickets during FY 2014, there are questions as to what happened and why. A Washington Post article last week suggested…

  • Kennedy Center recruits 1st music composer-in-residence

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is recruiting its first ever composer-in-residence to write music across artistic genres and to curate a new contemporary music series. The center says composer Mason…

  • Man dies after being hit by vehicle in D.C.

    WASHINGTON – A man has died after being hit by a vehicle Friday on Suitland Parkway, near Alabama Avenue, SE. The Metropolitan Police Department says around 6:45 a.m. Friday, a pedestrian entered a travel lane…

  • DC teen dies after being struck by car in Prince George’s County

    MARLOW HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County police say a District of Columbia teenager has died after being struck by a car along a road in Marlow Heights. Police said Saturday that 19-year-old Derrick…

  • Water main break cuts water to 4 DC buildings, closes road

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Water has been turned off for several apartment buildings in the Adams Morgan neighborhood after a water main break in northwest Washington that iced over part of a road. A spokeswoman for…

  • Arrest made in D.C. sexual abuse cases

    WASHINGTON — D.C. police detectives say they’ve made an arrest in two related “first degree sexual abuse while armed” cases. The assaults occurred on Nov. 7, 2014, in the 700 block of 51st Street NE, and…

  • DC to start selling new scratch-off lottery tickets

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in 18 months, the District of Columbia Lottery will soon have a dedicated supply of scratch-off tickets. The D.C. Council rejected the city’s last instant-ticket contract in July…

  • UberX fares cut to spur ridership

    WASHINGTON – Uber is dangling a promotional rate in front of would-be riders in the D.C. area, hoping it encourages more users to request a ride. The popular ridesharing service on Friday announced it was…

  • DC government ends fiscal year with $200M budget surplus

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia officials say the city ended the last fiscal year with a surplus of more than $200 million. The city’s annual financial report says most of that surplus can be…

  • Former NTSB chair: Conflicting statements could aid deadly Metro smoke investigation

    WASHINGTON – The woman who led the investigation into the deadly 2009 Red Line crash says conflicting information about what went wrong this month in a smoke-filled Metro tunnel could actually help lead federal investigators closer…

  • Sons of woman who died on smoke-filled subway file lawsuit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The sons of a woman who died after smoke filled a Washington subway train are suing the Metro transit agency for $50 million. Attorney Patrick Regan filed the lawsuit Friday on behalf…

  • Gas card scandal: D.C. workers charged with filling up on taxpayer dime

    WASHINGTON — Two employees with D.C. Fire and EMS are facing felony fraud charges after allegedly bilking taxpayers out of thousands of dollars, according to court documents obtained by ABC7. The two cases are separate,…