Pedestrian hit by garbage truck in D.C.

D.C. police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a garbage truck in northwest D.C. Friday morning.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 08:54am EST

Pepco issues warning about fake utility bills

Pepco is out with a warning for its customers: Scammers are sending out fake utility bills, posing as third-party suppliers.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 08:34am EST

Government contracts a shrinking pot of gold

For more than a decade, contract work for the government was big business for many private companies. But the funding behind these lucrative contracts has been on the decline.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 07:56am EST

Consumer expert: Don't use debit cards following Target breach

Target's security breach has shoppers on edge, especially after a report says it was part of a broader scam that could have affected more retailers -- but one expert says consumers can still protect themselves.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 07:21am EST

Backstage: From alt-country to electronica

This weekend's top concerts run the gamut from alt-country to electronica.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 07:18am EST

Tourism group pitches DC as date night destination

Tourism group pitches DC as romantic date night destination for travelers through February

Friday - 01/17/2014, 05:29am EST

Arena Stage features play on Paul Robeson's life

Arena Stage opens new play in DC about artist, activist Paul Robeson's life

Friday - 01/17/2014, 03:20am EST

Woman gets 6.5 years for shooting at IHOP in DC

A 29-year-old woman has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison as a result of a 2012 shooting at an International House of Pancakes restaurant in Washington.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 04:20pm EST

Capitol Hill fox could be dangerous

It's fuzzy, red and small -- but Capitol Hill's newest resident might be dangerous.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 02:05pm EST

D.C. Restaurant Week breakdown -- dining deal or money suck?

It's an event many diners look forward to, but one columnist says D.C.'s Restaurant Week is overrated and overpriced.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 10:46am EST

6 Washington companies on Fortune's Best Companies to Work For list

Fortune Magazine's 2013 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For once again puts Google at the top of the list, followed by SAS, The Boston Consulting Group, Edward Jones and Quicken Loans Inc.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 10:41am EST

Thousands of gas leaks discovered in District

A street-by-street survey of D.C.'s gas pipes last winter found 5,893 natural gas leaks.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 08:43am EST

Memorial prepared for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

People visiting the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial are seeing the granite statue without the disputed words that were etched in it for the last King holiday.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 08:20am EST

Worker killed when SUV crashes into work zone

Metropolitan police say a construction worker was killed when an SUV crashed into a work zone on Suitland Parkway in Southeast.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 07:18am EST

Rent prices rise in D.C., taper off in Md. and Va.

Rising rent prices seem to be the norm in the D.C. metro region, but the cost of an apartment has actually gone down.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 04:54am EST

Wireless Registry launches, could power Internet of Things

A D.C.-based start-up has launched the first global wireless registry, letting people and businesses own their unique WiFi SSIDs. It paves the way for mobile proximity services.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 04:12am EST

First lady won't rule out plastic surgery, Botox

Birthday girl Michelle Obama won't rule out plastic surgery, Botox; is up on health check-ups

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 02:40am EST

495 Express Lanes: One-year review shows customer use fell short of projections

With the 495 Express Lanes' one-year anniversary in the dust, more information is being released about who uses the roadway and what drivers are paying -- however, the numbers show there are still fewer vehicles on the road than first anticipated.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 09:10pm EST

DC Council panel endorses pot decriminalization

DC Council committee endorses legislation that would decriminalize small amounts of pot

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 07:30pm EST

Man indicted in crash that killed 4-year-old son

A D.C. man has been indicted on a charge of motor vehicle manslaughter after a car crash in which his 4-year-old son was killed.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 07:26pm EST
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