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Missing Va. Teen's Car Found

Missing Va. Teen's Car Found



The car of a missing Shipman, Va., teen was found in a movie theater parking lot Tuesday, police said.
Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to T...

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat



President Barack Obama gave an unexpectedly serious and wide-ranging interview to Jay Leno on Tuesday night, weighing in on a terror threat, U.S. tensions with Russia and even his recent lunch with...

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Latino Community Calls for Represen...

Latino Community Calls for Representation on School Board



As Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker reviews applications to fill a spot on the county's school board, members of a seemingly under-represented community say Baker's selection is very important...
Sherwood's Notebook: Now Leading th...

Sherwood's Notebook: Now Leading the Mayor?s Race??



Incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray talks and acts like he wants to run again, but it?s publicly unclear at this point if he will run or if he?ll be a factor.
News4 I-Team Investigative Unit

News4 I-Team Investigative Unit



The News4 iTeam focuses on investigative stories across the Washington, D.C., area.

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Ex-UVa. Worker to Be Sentenced for...

Ex-UVa. Worker to Be Sentenced for Abduction Try



A former University of Virginia dining hall worker is due in court for sentencing for trying to abduct and assault a student.

WTOP

Chris Brown trial could start as so...

Chris Brown trial could start as soon as Friday

- A judge in Washington is expected give her verdict soon in the trial of a bodyguard for singer Chris Brown on an assault charge.
Trying to firm up Washington's sagg...

Trying to firm up Washington's sagging office market

There is an influx of office space in Washington, and leasing those empty offices isn't easy. But there are some developers that have started work on high-end office locales, even before a tenant has been found.
Smithsonian's T. rex has ties to fa...

Smithsonian's T. rex has ties to famous scientist

The dinosaur skeleton known as "The Nation's T.Rex," which is now located in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, is famous for being one of the most complete fossils of its kind ever discovered. Also, it has ties to a famous scientist.
Ticketbuster: Snow causes red-light...

Ticketbuster: Snow causes red-light camera to issue ticket in error

A man fights a red-light camera ticket he received during inclement weather.
D.C. mayoral candidates call parkin...

D.C. mayoral candidates call parking ticket system 'maddening'

The two candidates for D.C. mayor are working together to overhaul the District's parking enforcement, planning and appeals.
DC police: 2 found dead, no sign of...

DC police: 2 found dead, no sign of foul play

D.C. police say the bodies of two men were found about 50 feet apart by Interstate 295 in southeast Washington, but there is no sign of foul play.

Washingtoncitypaper

ToDo ToDay: Awesome Con, Carolyn Ma...

ToDo ToDay: Awesome Con, Carolyn Malachi, and Easter Celebrations

An awesome fan-fiction mashup could gather all your favorite characters in one world, but only an awesome convention can attempt to replicate that in real life. If you?re the type to spin long and complicated yarns about fictional people, you might as well hoof it to D.C.?s Awesome Con to meet the humans who play [...]
Rodeos and Abandoned Landscapes at ...

Rodeos and Abandoned Landscapes at Annual Documentary Photo Exhibit

Frank Van Riper knows how to pick ?em. The veteran photographer (and, full disclosure, my wedding photographer from more than a decade ago) has curated the sixth installment of the annual documentary photography exhibit at Glen Echo's Photoworks, ?Mirror to the World.? As usual, the five photographers he?s tapped have all produced notable work. Keith Hans, [...]
Arts Roundup: Slo-Mo Edition

Arts Roundup: Slo-Mo Edition

Whoa. The Washington Ballet's hardest moves, in slow motion [PostTV]  A new independent bookstore (gasp!) is opening in Petworth this summer. [Arts Desk] Listen to Redline Graffiti's genre-bending new EP, The Drill.  [DC Music Download] Photos of the Black Lips and Natural Child at the Black Cat [BYT] "I love D.C." – Matthew Hemerlein (Lo-Fang) [Metro Weekly] Michelle Obama kicked [...]
A New Independent Bookstore (Gasp!)...

A New Independent Bookstore (Gasp!) Is Coming to Petworth

Though plenty of D.C. neighborhoods have connections to the world of books, Petworth's literary street-cred is particularly solid. Science fiction writer Philip K. Dick briefly lived on Varnum Street; famed muckraker Upton Sinclair is buried in Rock Creek Cemetery; and George Pelecanos' private eye character Derek Strange lives and works on Upshur Street. And this summer, on the [...]
Jazz Setlist, April 17-23: More Jaz...

Jazz Setlist, April 17-23: More JazzApril

We're strictly local this week, folks, and that's a good thing. Thursday, April 17 The Young Lions trio became an emblem, the triple faces of D.C.'s jazz renaissance, partly because they could make room for anything in their conception of jazz music. But whatever "anything" entailed, it was bound to be attached to groove. That's what allowed [...]
ToDo ToDay: Two Gentlemen of Verona...

ToDo ToDay: Two Gentlemen of Verona, Peter Pan, and PeepTarts

Put a dog on the stage, and it just might steal the show. When New York?s Fiasco Theater brings its production of Two Gentlemen of Verona to the Folger, they?ll also bring a canine character described as ?the most scene-stealing non-speaking role in the canon? by Shakespeare scholars. Crab, the slobbering companion of the servant Launce, appears [...]

myfoxcity

Residents seek to revoke store lice...

Residents seek to revoke store license

Hundreds of Columbia Heights residents are asking city officials to revoke the liquor license of a 14th Street carryout after the owner was indicted on felony drug charges.

DC pizza makers aiming to be fastes...

DC pizza makers aiming to be fastest

Joe Burr is bouncing up and down, exhaling. He is concentrating like an Olympic runner ready to pounce out of the gate. His nickname is "Domino Joe." His sport is pizza. Burr and Jesse Dann are Domino's Pizza employees. They have both qualified to head to Las Vegas next week where they will compete for the title of World's Fastest Pizza Maker.

Alexander discusses same-sex marria...

Alexander discusses same-sex marriage

It has been years since the District legalized same-sex marriage. At the time, two D.C. councilmembers voted against the legislation: Marion Barry and Yvette Alexander. "It was really, really a difficult decision for me,? Alexander tells FOX 5 Thursday.

Peterson, Khan rematch canceled

Peterson, Khan rematch canceled

The highly-anticipated rematch between Lamont Peterson and Amir Khan was canceled after the American tested positive for a banned substance. FOX 5?s Dave Ross spoke with Peterson and his trainer Barry Hunter about the failed drug test.

DC man charged in death of tourist

DC man charged in death of tourist

The younger brother of NFL players Vernon and Vontae Davis has been charged with murder in the death of a man visiting the nation's capital from Colorado.

Ovechkin helps Caps beat Rangers 2-...

Ovechkin helps Caps beat Rangers 2-1

Alex Ovechkin rebounded from a rare zero-shot performance by scoring after 88 seconds Wednesday night, Braden Holtby made 30 saves, and the Washington Capitals recovered from a potentially devastating loss by beating the top-seeded New York Rangers 2-1 to force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference semifinal.

WashingtonTimes

D.C. Council sues Mayor Gray, CFO o...

D.C. Council sues Mayor Gray, CFO over budget autonomy law

The D.C. Council is suing Mayor Vincent C. Gray and the city's chief financial officer over their refusal to implement a voter-approved law giving the District the right to set its budget without congressional interference.

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson in a press conference outside D.C. Superior Court on Thursday ...

SIMMONS: In D.C. budget battle, ano...

SIMMONS: In D.C. budget battle, another who's-in-charge decision awaits

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

The D.C. Council filed a lawsuit Thursday against Mayor Vincent C. Gray, accusing him of failing to carry out his duties regarding the Local Budget Autonomy Act. The complaint says "the Council is entitled to pass a budget designating local expenditures of local funds, and only passive review — ...

No rest for the retired: Cardinal M...

No rest for the retired: Cardinal McCarrick on a mission for peace in Africa

NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW:

Retirement means days of relaxation and fun-filled travel for many, but not for Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, the archbishop emeritus of Washington, who returned last week from a State Department mission to a war-torn part of Africa.

Security is so unstable in the Central African Republic that the ...

D.C. Council sues Mayor Gray over b...

D.C. Council sues Mayor Gray over budget autonomy law

The D.C. Council is suing Mayor Vincent C. Gray and the city's chief financial officer over their refusal to implement a voter-approved law giving the District the right to set its budget without congressional interference.

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson in a press conference outside D.C. Superior Court on Thursday ...

Guilty verdict in execution-style k...

Guilty verdict in execution-style killings of 2 women, 2 children in Lanham

A jury in Prince George's County on Thursday convicted a 47-year-old man of four counts of first-degree murder in connection with the vicious execution-style killings of two women and two toddlers inside a Lanham apartment.

Darrell Bellard, 47, faces life in prison when he is sentenced on May 29 for ...

Students object to Confederate flag...

Students object to Confederate flags on Virginia campus

RICHMOND — A group of law students at Washington and Lee University is demanding the school banish the Confederate flag from its Lexington campus and repudiate one of its namesakes, Gen. Robert E. Lee.

The students also want the private liberal arts college to end the practice of allowing "neo-Confederates" ...

NY Times Washinton

Times Minute | What Will Stop Russi...

Times Minute | What Will Stop Russia?

With tensions between Kiev and Moscow at new heights, two approaches are being tried in Geneva and Washington this week to calm the crisis.
An Indecent Burial

An Indecent Burial

A recent campaign finance ruling by the Supreme Court shows the extent to which the free speech claim has become an engine of deregulation.
Washington Retail District?s Future...

Washington Retail District?s Future Rides on Streetcars

This summer, after 65 years, streetcars will again travel the former H Street NE shopping district and hopes are high that they will drive development.
F.B.I. Video Warns of Efforts to Re...

F.B.I. Video Warns of Efforts to Recruit American Students as Spies

The bureau says it wants American students preparing to be able to recognize when they might be the targets of recruiting efforts by foreign intelligence agencies.
Student Deaths, One After the Other...

Student Deaths, One After the Other, Unsettle a Close-Knit Campus

The deaths of three students this semester at George Washington University underscore the difficulties colleges face in recognizing and addressing mental health issues.
Federal Panel Rejects Design for Ei...

Federal Panel Rejects Design for Eisenhower Memorial

The federal panel that oversees the design of the nation?s monuments on Thursday rejected the plans for a planned memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower and asked for revisions.

WashintonPost

30-year sentence for heroin dealer ...

30-year sentence for heroin dealer linked to three deaths

A longtime D.C. drug dealer whose heroin authorities linked to the death of three young users was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday ? a stiff term that spurred his family to storm out of court and berate the judge who imposed it as the dealer stared forward in disbelief.

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?Transcendence,? ?Heaven Is For Rea...

?Transcendence,? ?Heaven Is For Real? and other new movies, reviewed

In this week's new releases, Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman star in the sci-fi thriller "Transcendence," and a 4-year-old boy has religious visions during an emergency surgery in "Heaven Is For Real," a film that explores faith and the afterlife.

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Weather Gang: Snow days on the rise...

Weather Gang: Snow days on the rise? A detailed look at every major D.C. area school district

The frequency of school closures this winter has sparked a local debate: do schools close more often now than they used to?






Basil A. Paterson, power broker in ...

Basil A. Paterson, power broker in New York politics, dies at 87

Basil A. Paterson, who for decades was a dominant figure in the political landscapes of Harlem, New York City and New York state, and whose career helped pave the way for younger black leaders including his son, former New York governor David A. Paterson, died April 16 at a hospital in Manhattan. He was 87.

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The D.C. taxicab double-cross

The D.C. taxicab double-cross

In the pouring rain on Tuesday afternoon, a cab with a ?Taxi for Hire? light on pulled up to the curb, responding to an outstretched hand. After the passenger entered the vehicle, the driver asked the standard question. ?Where are you headed?? he said. First and M street, Northeast, I replied.

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Dr. Gridlock: Accident slows traffi...

Dr. Gridlock: Accident slows traffic on Baltimore-Washington Parkway

Northbound traffic was temporarily halted, then restricted, on Friday morning after a one-car accident on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Maryland State Police said that the driver of the vehicle, an adult man, was transported to a hospital after the 8:40 a.m. crash, and the extent of his injuries was not known. No one else was hurt.

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