Man shot, killed in Northwest D.C.

Police found Luis E. Avila Melendez dead from an apparent gunshot wound on Saturday.

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 07:31pm EDT

Suspect sought in D.C. armed robbery

The incident occurred in Northeast in mid-June.

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 07:29pm EDT

When Invertebrate Exhibit closes, where will the animals go?

Finding a home for them is Alan Peters' No. 1 priority, he says.

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 07:28pm EDT

D.C. officials to break ground on Metro memorial

Mayor Vincent Gray and other officials will join relatives of the victims at Sunday's groundbreaking.

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 03:33pm EDT

Dave Grohl hangs out at Ri Ra

Dave Grohl and other members of the Foo Fighters spent Thursday night kicking back at Ri Ra in Georgetown.

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 04:16am EDT

Civil Rights Act to go on display (Photos)

Original pages of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 go on display June 18 at the National Archives nearly 50 years after President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the bill into law.

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 02:14am EDT
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GWU launches largest fundraising effort in its history

>George Washington University has formally launched the largest fundraising campaign in its 200-year history, seeking $1 billion to boost its academic, development and financial aid efforts.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 09:11pm EDT

SmarTrip cards go on sale at area Walmarts

SmarTrip cards can now be purchased, or have value added to them, at some Walmart stores in the D.C. area.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 08:41pm EDT

Former DC officer pleads guilty in pimp case

Former DC officer accused in pimp case pleads guilty, agreement calls for 7-year sentence

Friday - 06/20/2014, 07:20pm EDT

Breakthrough in Alzheimer's research, Georgetown seeks volunteers

A huge international medical trial could be a gamechanger for millions of people at risk of getting Alzheimer's disease.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 06:48pm EDT

Former D.C. cop pleads guilty to prostituting teens

A former D.C. cop told a United States District Court Judge that he's guilty of prostituting two teenage girls.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 06:48pm EDT

Feds urge southeastern states to develop rail plan

The head of the Federal Railroad Administration is calling on state officials to develop a shared vision of rail service along the southeast corridor.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:26pm EDT

Bowser: Debates won't decide DC mayoral election

The Democratic mayoral nominee in the nation's capital says she's not going to persuade voters to support her by debating her opponents.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:08pm EDT

D-Day vet gets NJ high school diploma

D-Day veteran from Maryland, 90, receives New Jersey high school diploma

Friday - 06/20/2014, 02:11pm EDT

Welcome to America's soccer capital

From ticket sales to television ratings, the D.C. area has emerged as the most passionate region for soccer in America.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 01:45pm EDT

Visitors furious over National Zoo's decision to close invertebrate exhibit

A collection of blue crabs, sea anemone, butterflies and other creatures will need to find new homes after the National Zoo announced it would close its invertebrate exhibit beginning Sunday. But many visitors and volunteers are furious.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 11:07am EDT

'Life Itself' turns lens on Roger Ebert at AFI Docs

Movie critics are like Roman emperors, holding their fists out to command a chanting crowd with the drama of a thumbs-up or thumbs-down. But the cinematic arena is no Coliseum; it's a movie palace. And our beloved Caesar, the purveyor of so many thumbs, was Roger Ebert.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 10:12am EDT
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From Russia with love: Journey to citizenship takes 20 years

Sarah's long and winding road to citizenship began 20 years ago, when she was adopted by an American journalist traveling in Kazakhstan.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 09:30am EDT

Forget cupcakes: D.C. gets its first frozen yogurt ATM

D.C. has been waiting years for its cupcake ATM from Los Angeles-based Sprinkles, but it looks like a local company has beat them to it when it comes to dessert-dispensing vending machines.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 08:46am EDT

Gym in Northeast to be named for Cecil Mills

Cecil Mills was a District government employee for decades, working in the Parks and Recreation Department. And now he'll be commemorated in Northeast.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:59am EDT
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