NPS investigating cause of elevator failures at Washington Monument

Problems with the Washington Monument's elevator may have dogged the landmark for more than a year, according to an ABC7 report

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 03:13am EDT
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Geography bee win fulfills teen's longtime dream

Virginia 13-year-old achieves longtime dream with National Geographic Bee victory

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 09:46pm EDT

Council member, neighbors fight odd-looking 'Pop Up' townhouses (Photos)

A town house transformation into a condo tower in a Northwest D.C. neighborhood is so remarkable, it may lead to a change in city regulations.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 04:29pm EDT

Weather map that resembles a fish goes viral

With references to "Sharknado," local Twitter accounts were abuzz today about a weather map that looked a lot like a fish with an open mouth.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 04:25pm EDT

Bike commuter releases handlebar video of crash

A D.C. bike commuter who was ticketed after crashing into a truck that cut him off has released a video of the incident to open a conversation on safety and driver behavior.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 03:31pm EDT

Red Hot Chili Peppers' drummer shines light on the arts in D.C.

A federal program that has been in effect since 2012 is growing, and celebrities are using their spotlight to move it forward.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Million-dollar home sales are up in the D.C. area

One-in-nine houses and condos currently on the market in Washington is listed for $1 million or more, and seven-figure sales are up.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 12:26pm EDT

'Run, Don't Walk' chronicles wounded veteran experiences

Physical therapist Adele Levine, who worked at Walter Reed for years, saw patients with some of the most devastating injuries imaginable. With a humorist's touch, she has chronicled some of her more interesting experiences in a new book titled, "Run, Don't Walk:"

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 10:29am EDT

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Department of Homeland Security HQ $1.5B over budget

The building in Southeast is 11 years behind schedule.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 09:25am EDT

Husband of Congresswoman Slaughter dies at 82

Husband of Rochester Congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies at 82; couple was married 57 years

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 09:21am EDT

Trigger warning debate heats up on college campuses

As college campuses empty for the summer, a debate is heating up nationally surrounding the suddenly hot topic of trigger warnings.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 09:10am EDT

Grads: want a job? Move to D.C.

Get ready to pack your bags, grad, and head to Washington, D.C. -- that is if you want to be in the best overall place among the country's biggest cities to work and play.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 07:04am EDT

Ex-candidate charged on campaign contributions

Kelvin Robinson was charged Tuesday in a criminal complaint in Superior Court.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 12:05am EDT

Mayor criticized over garbage bin dump in D.C.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 06:34pm EDT

Some bumps and bruises as bicyclists, drivers learn to share road

Some bicyclists are getting hit by cars and then getting tickets in the hospital.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 05:31pm EDT

Chief: Body cams will free up department resources

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says the department could begin testing body cameras in the next few months as a way to cut down on complaints and officer conduct investigations.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 01:30pm EDT

How much you need to earn to own a home

Find out how much of a homeowner's salary it would take to afford owning a home in 27 cities, including Washington and Baltimore.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 01:05pm EDT

Man catches fire lighting cigarette

A man caught fire Tuesday morning near a liquor store in Northeast.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 12:34pm EDT

Deal for new soccer stadium heads to D.C. lawmakers

For the first time, lawmakers in D.C. will consider a deal for a 20,000-seat soccer stadium at Buzzard Point, according to The Washington Post.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 07:57am EDT

Nationals' Stephen Strasburg appears in 'SportsCenter' ad (Video)

Washington Nationals' pitcher Stephen Strasburg has been a No. 1 draft pick and an All-Star. Now he's reached another milestone.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 07:35am EDT
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