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  • Family of man who died outside D.C. fire station files wrongful death suit

    WASHINGTON — The family of Cecil Mills has filed a $7.7 million wrongful death lawsuit against the District, claiming the longtime city employee’s neglect across the street from a D.C. fire station led to his…

  • Worker hurt at National Museum of African American History and Culture dies

    WASHINGTON — A construction worker died after being trapped on the roof of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Wednesday. D.C. Fire was called to the scene at about 1 p.m. to perform…

  • Warning period ends for new D.C. speed cameras

    WASHINGTON — Five new speed cameras in D.C. will go from benign to active early Friday morning. A 30-day trial period is coming to an end, at which time drivers nabbed for speeding will get a…

  • Area police cracking down on aggressive driving

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — An annual crackdown on aggressive driving begins this week and continues through mid-September. More than a dozen area agencies will focus on drivers who speed, tailgate, blow through red lights and…

  • 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…

  • Daron Wint’s family doesn’t believe he is guilty of D.C. murder, arson

    WASHINGTON – Daron Wint, the man arrested in connection with a quadruple homicide in D.C., is getting some support from his family. “They’re horrified by these events, and they can’t believe that he had anything…

  • Police arrest man for role in D.C. shooting death

    WASHINGTON — Police have arrested a man wanted for his role in a homicide in D.C. over the weekend. On Monday, the Metropolitan Police Department arrested 26-year-old Jamie Patterson — a Northeast D.C. resident —…

  • Police arrest one suspect in Northeast D.C. robbery

    WASHINGTON – D.C. Metropolitan Police have arrested one of the men they say are responsible for a robbery in Northeast, on Sunday, April 26. Police say, the victim was approached by the two suspects in…

  • Researchers examine how D.C. commutes

    WASHINGTON — A new study conducted by University of Michigan yields some interesting details about how D.C. residents commute. The Transportation Research Institute at the University of Michigan released a report on how Americans get to…

  • $40K dropped off at D.C. house where four found dead

    WASHINGTON — Investigators looking into the deaths of four people found dead in a D.C. house last week, told NBC Washington that a man dropped off a package containing $40,000 in cash while the victims were…

  • Registration opens this week for Rock ‘n’ Roll D.C. Marathon

    WASHINGTON — Registration for the D.C. Rock ‘n’ Roll events opens this week to the thousands of participants aiming to run in the March event. Runners can register for the 2016 Rock ‘n’ Roll D.C.…

  • Police seek four people involved in D.C. robbery

    WASHINGTON — Police are searching for four people involved in a robbery in Northeast D.C. last week. The robbery, which involved force and violence, happened in the 4000 block of Hayes Street NE at about…

  • D.C. police officer, pastor to face federal child porn charges

    WASHINGTON — A D.C. police officer and pastor accused of sexually abusing two teenagers will face federal child pornography charges. At D.C. Superior Court on Tuesday, the prosecution announced they found pictures on Darrell Best’s cellphone…

  • Police seek suspect in fatal Southeast D.C. shooting

    WASHINGTON — A man is dead after a shooting in Southeast D.C. Monday night and police are seeking information about any suspects. Metropolitan Police were on patrol Monday evening when they heard gunshots at about 8:20…

  • Best places to raise kids in D.C. region

    By FindTheBest.com WASHINGTON — Much like choosing a lifelong partner, choosing where to plant your family’s roots is a decision that should be approached carefully and tactically. Of course, aspects like weather and aesthetics of…