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 U.S. Capitol Black Police Association is staging a protest on Tuesday against what members decry as a hostile and discriminatory work environment.
The protest comes on the heels of a class-action suit just filed by 51 CBPA officers, civilians and employees against the Capitol Police Board. The suit contends ...
Virginia Democrats tried to shift the focus Monday away from their own embattled gubernatorial candidate to newly minted Republican lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson, whose controversial remarks on abortion and gay rights have quickly landed the fiery Chesapeake minister in the national spotlight.
Mr. Jackson, a Harvard Law School graduate ...
The District's Office of Tax and Revenue failed to collect $6.5 million over a five-year period because it did not charge penalty fees to businesses that owed money — a punitive system now under review because officials said it was too ambiguous to enforce.
The findings were among several deficiencies ...
RICHMOND — After Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II formally accepted his party's nomination for governor and Virginia GOP scion Mark Obenshain secured the same for attorney general, it was a political neophyte who stole the show Saturday with multiple helpings of 11th-hour drama.
Chesapeake Bishop E.W. Jackson, who ...
Authorities last week made an agreement not to prosecute a Northwest D.C. man who used his unregistered handgun to kill a pit bull in order to stop it from mauling a child in his neighborhood.
As part of the agreement, Benjamin Srigley, 39, was required to pay a $1,000 fine ...
A Sterling woman was arrested this weekend on charges related to a shooting death of her husband, a police officer, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said.
Rosangela Spradling, 42, was arrested by Loudoun County after deputies found the body of 52-year-old Steven Spradling in their home in the 21700 block ...
The disarray in the Nationals' bullpen reached a bizarre and self-inflicted new height Monday night. After the Nationals' 8-0 to the Giants, Manager Davey Johnson revealed set-up man Ryan Mattheus had broken his right hand Sunday when he punched his locker after a dreadful performance, landing him on the disabled list and leaving the Nationals scrambling for fresh arms.Read full article >>
Carbon monoxide fumes sent seven construction workers to hospitals in the District Monday night, a D.C. fire department spokesman said.
A total of 10 people were affected at about 10 p.m. as they removed asbestos from from a building in the 500 block of 14th Street, department spokesman Lon Walls said.Read full article >>
They were among the elite of the elite, members of the FBI?s paramilitary counterterrorism Hostage Rescue Team traveling the globe to respond to fast-developing criminal threats. The agents who died Friday off the coast of Virginia Beach were training for some of the most rigorous and dangerous law enforcement assignments.Read full article >>
At the low point in the boom-bust-boom history of Silver Spring, the biggest downtown in the Washington suburbs was in desperate straits. From the mid-1960s through the next decade, storefronts emptied out fast. Some morphed into low-rent adult bookstores or churches catering to immigrants. Crime spiked.Read full article >>