• Emails: Leaking water possible cause of deadly Metro smoke

    WASHINGTON – Emails among District officials suggest a possible cause of the smoke that killed a Metro passenger and sent dozens of people to the hospital for smoke inhalation in January. Emails obtained by the…

  • Report: No arrests for dangerous driving by diplomats

    An investigation by NBC4 found that the U.S. State Department
    has kicked out 45 foreign diplomats during the past two years for bad driving

  • Montgomery Co. to address school overcrowding

    More families are moving to the D.C. Metro area, and as a result, green spaces at local schools are increasingly being replaced with portable classroom trailers due to overcrowding.

  • U.S. Senate candidates debate in Fairfax

    Virginia candidates for the U.S. Senate take to the stage for their first televised debate of the race.

  • Feds say helium supplies are rapidly deflating

    The problem started in 1996 when the federal government enacted a cost-cutting law and began selling off their helium reserves that were stored underground — now they\’re running out.

  • Md. dispatcher snores through emergency call

    As a panicked woman\’s husband turned blue last month, a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue dispatcher snored, fast asleep.

  • How to get pulled over for hanging an air freshener

    The law has to do with \”obstruction of view\” through the windshield. From Virginia, to the District, to Montgomery and Prince George\’s counties, police officers are well within their right to stop you and ticket you for the offense.