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9 acrobats hurt after circus accident

They fell 25 to 40 feet from an aerial platform, according to reports.

Sunday - 05/04/2014, 08:16pm EDT

Tags: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey,

Up in the air: D.C. resident spends her 20s touring the world on a trapeze

After graduating from The Field School in Northwest D.C., the Capitol Hill resident was accepted to Wellesley College to study engineering. However, instead of heading up to Massachusetts, Michels-Gualtieri followed a time-sensitive passion that took her halfway around the world -- and several feet in the air.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 09:01am EDT

Tags: Kaely Michels-Gualtieri, trapeze, gymnastics, acrobatics, Rachel Nania, D.C.

Robert Griffin III visits the circus, plays with elephants

When the circus is in town, the show attracts kids young and old. Apparently, it also attracts star athletes.

Sunday - 03/24/2013, 09:22pm EDT

Tags: elephants, rgiii, Washington Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Ringling circus firm plans move to Florida

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 01:02pm EST

Tags: ringling brothers

Trumpeting for action: PETA protests use of circus elephants

Protesters from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals donned elephant costumes and demonstrated against allegedly abused circus animals - like elephants - outside the White House Friday.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 04:26pm EST

Tags: peta, protest, White House

Circus performance is treat for families with needs

The circus begins four days of shows in D.C. Thursday.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 06:34am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, ringling brothers, D.C.