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Two people are dead after a two-car collision in Landover, according to Prince George's County Fire and Rescue.
Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 12:37pm EST
Saint Charles School in Arlington announced last Monday that it will close at the end of the school year.
Monday - 01/20/2014, 06:52pm EST
It involves strength, stamina and a 50-lb. foam head. The Washington
Nationals held tryouts for their racing presidential mascots Saturday.
Saturday - 01/18/2014, 04:45pm EST
Media analyst George Reed-Dellinger has a passion for the Olympics.
Friday - 01/10/2014, 04:40am EST
A D.C. rap duo is back on American soil after traveling to North
Korea to shoot its latest video.
Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 07:08am EST
Since Christmas Eve, the normally quiet Shepherd Park neighborhood has seen a string of
armed robberies and car break-ins. Police officers have told neighbors it likely has to
do with something the city can fix.
Saturday - 01/04/2014, 10:43am EST
Just two days into the new year and many people have already blown their New Year's resolutions. But for those considering a new financial start, there are easy ways to stick to it.
Friday - 01/03/2014, 09:50am EST
It's the new year and in this small Maryland town, that means
it's a day to rush into the freezing cold Chesapeake Bay for the annual Polar Bear
Thursday - 01/02/2014, 05:15am EST
The big gifts in and philanthropy rose last year, especially among
the wealthiest individual donors.
Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 06:58am EST
It doesn't take much to get motivated. But it does take a lot to stay
Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 10:33am EST
For the last month, drivers were getting warnings, but starting on Monday the nearly 100 newly installed traffic cameras around the District will start issuing tickets.
Saturday - 12/28/2013, 07:49am EST
A busy commuter line for Metro bus riders is becoming more and more of a hassle as full buses pass riders by at the stops.
Saturday - 12/21/2013, 08:46am EST
Metro is proposing raising fares again by a small amount, but the change could affect one group far more than most.
Thursday - 12/19/2013, 04:29pm EST
It was supposed to be a positive night, meant to raising money for the homeless charity Thrive D.C., but as a area choir performed its Christmas concert, someone was stealing from the singers.
Thursday - 12/19/2013, 09:50am EST
As a push to get consumers to buy, a lot of big retailers are
offering free shipping this coming Wednesday.
Friday - 12/13/2013, 07:26am EST
Montgomery County police are investigating a private tutor and coach who is charged with sexually abusing one of his pupils and who may have victimized other teen girls.
Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 05:19pm EST
After accusations from women who say they were sexually assaulted by employees at
D.C.'s Wilson Aquatic Center, one worker is fired and another is suspended. Now, a local leader is questioning the pool management itself.
Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 06:18am EST
It's one of the worst cases of animal abuse in recent memory -- a grand jury has handed down an array of charges against a D.C. man.
Thursday - 12/05/2013, 08:16pm EST
It was too much for families to take when the kids of wounded
warriors recovering at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center found they
were assigned to new schools. So, they made a special request for a
change of assignment.
Monday - 12/02/2013, 04:09pm EST
Before hitting the Black Friday sales, shoppers should consider a few things -- like what to wear and where to park which could keep them safer.
Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 04:48am EST