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.
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates has approved phasing in an increase in the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 by 2017.
The House voted 89-46 for the measure on Friday.
The bill would increase the minimum wage to $8.20 in January. It would rise to ...
Although he probably was unaware, President Obama conjured up a neatly wrapped birthday gift for Marion Barry the other day.
Problem is, Congress has to deliver the present.
What's inside, you ask?
The first ever, praise Jesus for the Democratic president, wonderful little ditty called statuary language that would ...
Alexandria police said Thursday that the fatal shooting of a music teacher last month and the killing last year of a regional planning official "appear to be linked" to the decade-old unsolved slaying of the wife of the city's former sheriff.
Police Chief Earl Cook confirmed at a news conference ...
Transgender-rights supporters in Maryland are hoping that this will be the year they get a nondiscrimination law enacted to safeguard their rights in society.
But a provision involving "public accommodations" — including rest rooms, showers, lockers and dressing rooms — has drawn an outcry.
"This bill is unfair to me. ...
RICHMOND — The National Governors Association convention was fast approaching, promising an important stage for her politically ascendant husband. Organizers were pressing Gov. Bob McDonnell for details on his wife's part of the agenda, and he felt she was being distracted.
A series of emails from late 2011 to early ...
RICHMOND — Longtime Republican operative Boyd Marcus' appointment to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board likely won't last much longer.
A House panel voted Wednesday to reject his appointment to the $130,000-a-year job, widely viewed as a plum political appointment. Unless the House has an unexpected change of heart before the ...
Colonial Forge used a strong second quarter to pull away from Lake Braddock and held on late for a 75-67 win in Friday?s Virginia 6A state semifinal at VCU?s Siegel Center.
With the win, Colonial Forge (26-1) advances to next Friday?s state final, where it will face the winner of Saturday?s W.T. Woodson-Landstown semifinal.Read full article >>
A D.C. Superior Court judge on Friday ordered the city to move people out of makeshift shelters for homeless families, saying the city?s communal shelters of last resort appear to be denying children needed privacy and security and could be emotionally traumatizing.Read full article >>
Missing Md. girl is found unharmed
The 11-year-old Maryland girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert was found unharmed Friday night, authorities said.
Caitlyn Virts and her father, Timothy Virts, were found in a motel in Florence, S.C., Baltimore County police said.Read full article >>
Kelvin Parache knew his days of freedom were numbered.
In just nine days, he was due in court, when ? based on a plea agreement ? he?d be sent off to prison for breaking into a house and riding off with two safes that contained more than $100,000 in jewelry.Read full article >>
Dion Wiley could feel himself losing control of the ball as he tried to split two defenders with a behind-the-back dribble during Friday?s Maryland 2A South region final. But with the ball loose in a scrum of players, the Potomac (Md.) senior quickly grabbed it with one hand and crossed over to his other before soaring into the lane for a tough layup while drawing a foul.Read full article >>
?Legendary!? the high-energy casino recruiter shouted.
?Horseshoe!? several dozen job-seekers responded.
It was just after 9 o?clock one recent morning in Baltimore, and Kanika Feaster was getting the group primed and pumped for work ? or at least, primed to apply for work at the giant gambling palace being built downtown.Read full article >>