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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.


Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will ...

Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?"
Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence ...

Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.
DC asks for stay of ruling allowing...

DC asks for stay of ruling allowing gun carrying

Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying guns outside the home.
Local governments turning red light...

Local governments turning red lights into green

Red light camera programs in cities like D.C. and Rockville, and Montgomery, Prince George's and Arlington counties have raked in $21 million combined, the data show.
Are bacteria becoming too smart for...

Are bacteria becoming too smart for antibiotics?

The World Health Organization warns that we are headed for a "post-antibiotic era."
No booze for DC folks? New Hampshir...

No booze for DC folks? New Hampshire may fix law

New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation's capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not.


Virgin Mobile FreeFest Isn?t Happen...

Virgin Mobile FreeFest Isn?t Happening This Year

Once upon a time, it wasn't fall until Merriweather Post Pavilion welcomed a slate of buzzy bands and EDM purveyors to play a free show for what seemed like half of D.C.'s under-25 population and all of its flower-crown wearers. Those days are over—at least for now. Virgin Mobile USA announced today that Virgin Mobile FreeFest will [...]
Photos: North Carolina?s Merge 25 F...

Photos: North Carolina?s Merge 25 Festival

Merge Records celebrated turning 25 last week, and it capped things off on Saturday with an outdoor festival at the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, N.C. with some of the best bands on its roster. The members of D.C. favorite Ex Hex wowed the crowd with their tough-yet-cheeky attitudes. The trio's a powerhouse—it's hard to believe they haven't even [...]
On the Corcoran?s First Day in Cour...

On the Corcoran?s First Day in Court, Its COO Gets Grilled

Anyone who thought that the Corcoran?s dissolution was a foregone conclusion would think again after yesterday?s court proceedings. It was the first day of the D.C. Superior Court evidentiary hearing for the institution?s cy-près petition, which would allow trustees to amend the Corcoran's charter and toss the museum and the college to the National Gallery of Art and [...]
ToDo ToDay: Crisis, Hessismore, and...

ToDo ToDay: Crisis, Hessismore, and ShowPony

More than half a century after it premiered on television, the National Archives invites contemporary audiences to view Robert Drew?s 1963 documentary, Crisis, in conjunction with the March on Washington Film Festival. The film chronicles President Kennedy?s battle with Alabama Gov. George Wallace over the integration of the University of Alabama, and because equal access continues [...]
Arts Roundup: Silver Line Design Ed...

Arts Roundup: Silver Line Design Edition

EU's Sugarbear on anti-go-go ordinances and the genre's marketing pitfalls [The Arts Fuse] Photos of Beck at Merriweather Post Pavilion [BYT] The design of the Silver Line prioritizes function over form. [Post] A playlist of music from the bands of this weekend's In It Together Fest [D.C. Music Download] Photos of Chain and the Gang at the Black Cat [Bandwidth] Nicholas [...]
ToDo ToDay: Mates of State, Black S...

ToDo ToDay: Mates of State, Black Sparks, and Stupid Fucking Bird

Though U Street Music Hall regularly plays host to buzzy DJs and local purveyors of electronic music, its bookers also make room for smaller indie-rock acts. Tonight, that act is Mates of State, the twee wife-and-husband duo of Kori Gardner and Jason Hummel. Mates of State?s last album, Mountaintops, appeared in 2011, but I saw the [...]


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.


Federal judge grants 90-day stay in...

Federal judge grants 90-day stay in D.C. gun case

A federal judge on Tuesday granted a 90-day stay in a ruling that upended the District's ban on carrying handguns in public, giving city officials time to consider whether they will appeal the case or concede and begin drafting gun carry laws.

The breathing room was a relief to local ...

GSA picks 3 sites as finalists for ...

GSA picks 3 sites as finalists for new FBI headquarters

Three locations in the D.C. suburbs have been identified as potential sites for the planned relocation of the FBI's headquarters, including Greenbelt and Landover in Prince George's County and Springfield in Fairfax County.

The General Services Administration on Tuesday released its short list of locations under consideration for a new ...

Defense lawyer: McDonnell's wife ha...

Defense lawyer: McDonnell's wife had 'crush' on CEO

RICHMOND — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's marriage had broken and his wife developed a crush on a wealthy CEO who heaped expensive gifts and attention on her, defense attorneys said Tuesday in a startling opening to the couple's federal corruption trial.

The disclosures of a dysfunctional relationship from attorneys ...

SIMMONS: Re-education of humanity a...

SIMMONS: Re-education of humanity and the PC crowd


The Washington Redskins are not scheduled to play the St. Louis Rams in the preseason or regular season, and that means I won't get to see Michael Sam strut his stuff at FedEx Field.

No worries here, but I do have concerns about the roads less traveled.

There appears ...

Computer glitch caused odd Saturday...

Computer glitch caused odd Saturday release of D.C. guns ruling

City officials and other observers have been scratching their heads over the odd timing of a federal judge's ruling that tossed out D.C. gun laws banning the carrying of handguns in public.

The ruling, which was dated Thursday, was made public Saturday — when courts are closed and city government ...

Metro's long-awaited Silver Line op...

Metro's long-awaited Silver Line opens to positive reviews from commuters

Metro riders made their first morning commute on the system's long-awaited new Silver Line on Monday, and many passengers said they were pleased with the new service.

A slew of riders filed into the Wiele-Reston East station at the end of the Silver Line at around 8 a.m. with SmarTrip ...

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Proposal to Move F.B.I.?s. Headquar...

Proposal to Move F.B.I.?s. Headquarters to Suburbs

The General Services Administration named two sites in Maryland and one in Northern Virginia as finalists for the new headquarters.
Capital Looks to Next Step After De...

Capital Looks to Next Step After Defeat on Gun Rights

In the aftermath of a court victory for advocates of firearm ownership, the District of Columbia is weighing an appeal or a new law.
Corcoran Chairman Defends Merger Pl...

Corcoran Chairman Defends Merger Plan in Court

The Corcoran Gallery of Art is seeking approval for a plan to have other institutions absorb its collection, while opponents contend that is not necessary.
Judge Overturns D.C. Ban on Guns in...

Judge Overturns D.C. Ban on Guns in Public

The court ordered Washington, D.C., to allow residents to carry handguns outside their homes and to let nonresidents carry them as well.
Windows Without Prison Bars

Windows Without Prison Bars

A photographer has asked hundreds of prisoners a straightforward question ? if your cell could look out on one scene, what would it be?
Howard Chooses Surgeon as President

Howard Chooses Surgeon as President

The board of trustees voted to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, 43, the interim president, to lead the historically black university.


Fairfax board rejects extension of ...

Fairfax board rejects extension of controversial Lorton landfill?s use

In a vote Tuesday that reflected the deep community divisions around a plan to extend the life of an industrial landfill in Lorton, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors decided to close the landfill several years sooner than expected.

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Former Redskins players launch new ...

Former Redskins players launch new campaign to defend the team?s name

Amid continuing criticism of the team name, the Washington Redskins have launched a new campaign to defend the moniker, headed by popular former players who traveled to Indian country this week.

Ads for a new site, RedskinsFacts.com, have recently appeared on the Web sites of Sports Illustrated, the Washington Times and The Washington Post. RedskinsFacts.com lists a five-man steering committee of former players ? Gary Clark, Chris Cooley, Mark Moseley, Ray Schoen­ke and Roy Jefferson.

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Defense attorney: McDonnell marriag...

Defense attorney: McDonnell marriage had ?broken down?

RICHMOND ? Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell (R) and his wife on Tuesday unveiled an unorthodox defense to the federal corruption charges against them: Maureen McDonnell had a ?crush? on the charismatic executive who lavished gifts and cash on the couple.

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?Crush defense? could help McDonnel...

?Crush defense? could help McDonnells legally, analysts say

The claim that Virginia?s former first lady suffered from a fraying marriage and a secret crush on a Virginia businessman opened the first day of Maureen and Robert F. McDonnell?s corruption trial with a bang.

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Public comment period on McAuliffe?...

Public comment period on McAuliffe?s call for abortion clinic review ends this week

RICHMOND ? The Virginia Department of Health has received about 7,000 comments on whether strict hospital-style regulations on abortion clinics should be retained, amended, or repealed and rewritten since Gov. Terry McAuliffe called for expediting a review of the rules.

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PhD statistician on trial in Montgo...

PhD statistician on trial in Montgomery County in murder of ex-wife

Acrimony, alimony and an Amway alibi ? they all played a role during opening statements as a twisting murder trial got underway Tuesday in Montgomery County.

Baldeo Taneja, a 63-year-old doctorate-level biostatistician, and his wife, Raminder Kaur, 64, are accused of driving from Tennessee to Maryland last year to kill Taneja?s ex-wife, Preeta Gabba, 49. She was shot three times ? in the back, chest and stomach ? as she walked along a Germantown street at 7:45 a.m. on Oct. 12 to catch a bus.

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