Sewage overflow affects C&O Canal in Georgetown

The National Park Service says an additional sewage overflow from this week's storms has caused untreated wastewater to spill into the C&O Canal in Georgetown.

Saturday - 05/03/2014, 04:27pm EDT

Chihuahuas race for a good cause

The third annual running of the Chihuahuas featured about 30 of the little pups racing against each other in a series of heats.

Saturday - 05/03/2014, 04:06pm EDT

Young, healthy D.C. residents sign up for health care

Unlike some other areas of the country, young people make up a strong portion of people signed up for health care under Obamacare in D.C.

Saturday - 05/03/2014, 01:32am EDT
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National Cathedrals' Flower Mart offers a climb above the blooms

After all the rain this week, thousands are taking the opportunity to visit the Washington National Cathedral grounds for its free annual flower mart -- an event that could also knock out their morning workout

Saturday - 05/03/2014, 12:55am EDT

Defective D.C. registration stickers could result in driver penalties

More than a dozen D.C. drivers have come to WTOP Ticketbuster to complain about stickers that are falling off their windshields, resulting in tickets.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 06:08pm EDT

Portion of building collapses in Northwest D.C.

A portion of a building collapsed Friday afternoon in Northwest D.C.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 04:51pm EDT

Barry criticizes planned HBO movie about him

Marion Barry accuses HBO, reporters of trying to profit from his life story

Friday - 05/02/2014, 04:31pm EDT

Veteran dies after Honor Flight trip to D.C. (Video)

It was the trip of a lifetime for a World War II vet from Montana. And he died hours after returning from D.C.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 12:44pm EDT

Hit-and-run seriously injures bicyclist

A bicyclist is in serious condition after he was hit by a car near Union Station Thursday night.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 11:59am EDT

Dating website reveals most adulterous D.C.-area neighborhoods

The dating website designed for people already in relationships with the tagline, "Life is short. Have an affair," reveals the most unfaithful neighborhoods in the nation's capital.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 11:17am EDT

Pothole fixes in D.C. already two times worse than last year

It's hard to drive anywhere and not hit a pothole, and recent storms haven't helped. D.C.'s Department of Transportation is only halfway through it's Potholepalooza campaign, and it has already filled twice the number it filled during 2013.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 09:45am EDT
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D.C. named one of the 10 most polluted cities in U.S.

D.C. is credited with being one of the greenest cities, one of the healthiest cities and one of the wealthiest cities. But it's also one of the most polluted cities.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 06:51am EDT

D.C. chess kids match wits with N.Y. masters

From pin to fork to skewer, some talented D.C. kids put their best pawns forward when they took on three young chess masters from New York City.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 05:25am EDT

Heavy rains smash records

Wednesday's deluge sent more than 6 inches of rain in some areas and broke records at the region's airports.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 03:44am EDT

Capital Crescent Trail to be partially closed due to sewage spill

Part of the Capital Crescent Trail is closed due to a sewer line break, and DC Water estimates that the repairs could take a week or more.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 11:24pm EDT

Sally Jewell joins National Mall fundraising push

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joins fundraising effort to restore National Mall in DC

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Wednesday's record rainfall no match for tropical storms

The D.C. area is no stranger to intense, heavy rain. So how does Wednesday's rain and flooding compare to tropical storms, which are common events in the summer and early fall?

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 03:41pm EDT

Heavy rains cause sewage overflows in DC area

Heavy rains cause sewage overflows at 2 DC-area pumping stations

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 01:11pm EDT

Cocktail bar from Ghibellina, Acqua al 2 owner coming to Penn Quarter

Liquor Bar, a cocktail bar from restaurateur Ari Gejdenson, will open at Sixth and F streets NW across from Verizon Center, according to building owner Douglas Development Corp.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Festival of labor in the arts kicking off in DC

Festival of labor in the arts set to begin in DC; events include talk by Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 07:53am EDT
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