The average driver in the D.C. area lost 87 hours to traffic congestion in 2017, at a cost of thousands of dollars in lost time and wasted fuel, according to the transportation group TRIP.
One firefighter, who has worked at the station for nearly 30 years, called the firehouse “the best kept secret of the D.C. Fire Department.”
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A deadly crash led to major problems for the Friday morning commute on the Capital Beltway, and police said the wet and at times snowy weather may have been a factor.
Arlington Public Schools made the call to move from a delay to a closing just before 6 a.m. — about the time the storm was tapering off there. Some parents were not amused.
The Bethesda-to-New Carrollton rail line hit a milestone Thursday as crews broke down the last barrier between a short section of tunnel and the site of a future station in Silver Spring, Maryland. See video.
For the first time, all seven people charged in the shooting death of 10-year-old Makiyah Wilson appeared in court together Friday as the case against them moves ahead. A tentative trial date has been set for next year.
In a video that went viral, Del. Kathy Tran of Fairfax County acknowledges her legislation, which failed to advance in the General Assembly, would allow abortions up until moments before birth.
On Thursday, she said what she described is already allowed under state law.
While D.C.’s tourism industry suffered during the partial government shutdown, it appears that hotels were spared the worst effects: From Dec. 30 to Jan. 19, demand was down by only about 2 percent compared with the same period a year ago.
The number of homes sold so far this year in the immediate D.C. area was down 30 percent compared with the same period last year, according to numbers from Terradatum/Bright MLS, compiled by Long & Foster Real Estate.
Local charities are seeing nearly double their usual requests for assistance because of the partial federal shutdown, “with more requests coming in each day.”
Federal workers worried about paying the rent may want to talk to their landlord. A couple of the biggest property management companies in the D.C. region said they’re trying to be flexible.
A Silver Spring, Maryland, man has been sentenced to serve 15 years in prison in a prostitution and sex-abuse case that highlights MS-13 brutality and human trafficking.
Interesting stories surround D.C. Engine Co. 3, which is responsible for protecting landmarks including the Capitol and Union Station. The historic building is over 100 years old, still retains features, such as fire poles and a spiral staircases. See video inside the historic firehouse.
Mayor Muriel Bowser signed emergency legislation Friday giving her the authority to issue marriage licenses during the partial federal government shutdown. D.C.’s courts had decided issuing the licenses was not essential.
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