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  • 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…

  • Duck family spotted waddling through D.C. neighborhood (Video)

    WASHINGTON — A rainy Tuesday in D.C. made for a nice habitat for a mother duck and her ducklings found waddling in Northwest. Umbrella-clad passers-by saw a duck and six ducklings at 17th and L streets…

  • Body found near Tidal Basin on Saturday

    WASHINGTON — A man’s body was recovered from the water near the Tidal Basin on Saturday afternoon. Police said Sunday that the body was found in water near the Maine Avenue Fish Market in Southwest. After getting…

  • Local cities rank among best in U.S. for millennial college students

    WASHINGTON — As millennials embark on their search for the perfect college, new research suggests several places in the D.C. area are some of the most appealing. A ranking by college search website, OnlineColleges.com, found that D.C.,…

  • Man stabbed on MetroBus in Silver Spring

    WASHINGTON — A man was stabbed on a MetroBus in Silver Spring Sunday afternoon. Metro spokesman Dan Stessel told WTOP that a 20-year-old man and a juvenile female were riding the No. 70 bus northbound from…

  • First ladies to thank for D.C.’s spring scenery

    From the cherry blossoms to flowering parks, few things are more beautiful than springtime in Washington. But do you know who to thank for the season’s scenery?

  • Maryland, D.C. rank among worst states for doctors

    WASHINGTON — Some states are more appealing to doctors than others because of the cost of living, the wages, the hospital networks and opportunity. However, a recent report showed local states and the District of…

  • 4 robberies occur near popular D.C. bike trail

    WASHINGTON — Four robberies occurred on or near a popular bike trail in Northeast D.C. over the weekend. The robberies — all of which involved a knife — occurred on or near the Metropolitan Branch…

  • After $125 million renovation, The Watergate Hotel reopens this summer

    What was once one of the world’s most glamorous hotels soon hopes to reclaim its former reputation. After undergoing a $125 million renovation, The Watergate Hotel will reopen its doors this summer.

  • After bringing pizza and craft beer to D.C., ‘matriarch of pizza’ plans fast-casual concept

    WASHINGTON – Perhaps the worst part about ordering pizza at a restaurant is the 10 to 20 minute wait between the time you place your order and the time you take that first bite. But…

  • Prince Charles, Camilla get royal tour of Washington, DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, got the royal tour of the U.S. capital on Wednesday, being ushered around Washington’s monuments and memorials on the National Mall by a handful of American…

  • Metropolitan Police Department computer glitch omits evidence

    WASHINGTON — A problem with the Metropolitan Police Department’s computer system may be causing District prosecutors to provide incomplete case information to defense attorneys. Those omissions of evidence may call into question thousands of convictions. The Washington Post reports…

  • Cole Porter’s ‘Anything Goes’ hits Warner Theatre

    WASHINGTON — Even if you’ve never seen Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes,” you’ve seen traces of its pop culture legacy. Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett just covered the title song on their Grammy-winning duet album. Frank…