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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"The boy wasn't supposed to take his swag to South Africa."
Those were the first words out of Big Mama's mouth when asked what she thought of President Obama's eulogy of Nelson Mandela.
"Whatever he said might'a been true and inspirational for young folk who haven't lived through what ...
Beneath the soaring stone arches of the Washington National Cathedral, Nelson Mandela was remembered as a humble leader, unbroken prisoner, a catalyst for change and global inspiration.
Hundreds of people joined foreign dignitaries, civil-rights leaders and the vice president of the United States on Wednesday to pay tribute to Mr. ...
Washington, D.C., authorities say a man pulled from the Potomac River near the southwest section of the city is believed to be that of disgraced police officer Marc Washington, recently arrested for child pornography charges.
The man's condition is unclear, The New York Daily News reported.
Police Chief Cathy Lanier ...
Tyran McElrath was already in trouble with the law when he sneaked through a rear window of a Northwest D.C. home last year in the course of a burglary.
Inside, the 18-year-old encountered an 81-year-old woman who was legally blind. He savagely beat her and ransacked her house.
The crime ...
Maryland's gun laws are the fourth most stringent in the country, according to a national gun control advocacy group, the result of new legislation requiring a handgun license and fingerprinting that supporters said will help keep firearms out of the wrong hands.
The Free State received an A-minus from the ...
Widespread failures in the ability of the city's juvenile justice agency to assess, place and oversee youth in its custody are complicating efforts to prevent young offenders from going missing or to locate them when they do, the District's inspector general says.
A 71-page "report of special evaluation," issued Dec. ...
Six teams of private companies have begun to compete for a long-term contract to design, build, operate and help pay for a light-rail Purple Line in the Maryland suburbs, state officials said Wednesday.Read full article >>
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Metro said trains are no longer sharing a track between the Fort Totten and Takoma stations, but delays continue in both directions.
Updated at 7:21 a.m.
Metro said riders on the Red Line should expect delays Thursday morning because of a disabled train outside the Takoma station.Read full article >>
A former D.C. teacher who was once on the FBI?s Ten Most Wanted List is expected to plead guilty in federal court Thursday to five charges including producing child pornography in two states and the District.Read full article >>
All northbound lanes of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway are closed Thursday morning after an earlier fatal crash.
U.S. Park Police said just after 5 a.m. they were not sure how long the roadway would be closed, but expected it to be several hours. Drivers are being redirected to Kenilworth Avenue.Read full article >>
In a town with plenty of historic figures, Vola Lawson is undoubtedly part of Alexandria?s pantheon. She not only was the first woman city manager in Alexandria?s history, she was the first woman to run a large municipality anywhere in the Washington area. She took over at a time of severe strife for Alexandria, and is widely credited with bringing order and good government to the city. She also loved animals, survived breast cancer and helped keep the Redskins from building a stadium in Potomac Yards.Read full article >>