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World's first licensed armless pilot inspires others

Jessica Cox is petite in stature but she's a giant in life. This 30-year-old woman from Arizona was born without arms due to a rare birth defect. She is the world's first licensed armless pilot.

Sunday - 06/09/2013, 06:57am EDT

Tags: Jessica Cox, disability rights

Frager's to pop up in temporary spot

The hardware store, a fixture of the Capitol Hill neighborhood, burned on Wednesday.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 05:08pm EDT

Tags: Frager

Largest area gun show comes to town

If you are in the market for a gun, the National Gun Show in Chantilly, Va., may be just the ticket.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 04:09pm EDT

Tags: gun show, Chantilly, Va, Dulles Expo Center, guns,


Visit a local fishing hole during National Fishing and Boating Week

The National Fishing and Boating Week 2013 is taking place June 1-9 and this year's campaign is called "Take Me Fishing."

Sunday - 06/02/2013, 01:46pm EDT

Tags: National Fishing and Boating Week 2013, Take Me Fishing campaign, Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, Tim Prime, Angie Prime

Animal shelter begins annual adopt-a-thon

The Washington Animal Rescue League began its annual adopt-a-thon Saturday, slashing fees for new pet owners for the weekend.

Saturday - 06/01/2013, 08:16pm EDT

Tags: WARL, Adopt-a-thon, dogs, cats

Army museum battles for money to build

The Virginia site for the National Museum of the United States Army was approved by the secretary of the Army in June 2011, but raising the estimated $200 million it will cost to build it has been a battle.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 11:29am EDT

Tags: Army, fundraising, museum

D.C. to Boston: Two runners on a mission

On Tuesday morning, two ultra-marathoners, Frank Fumich, of Arlington, and his friend Matt Nelson, began a 450-mile run from the Pentagon to Boston to help raise money for the victims of the Boston bombings.

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 10:44am EDT

Tags: Boston Marathon bombing, fundraising, marathon, Pentagon Memorial

Get grillin' with tips from celebrity chef

It's the official kick-off to a serious grilling season.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 07:04pm EDT

Tags: bobby flay, Food Network, BBQ, barbecue, grilling

Celebrity chef's burger joint opens in Va.

He may be a fancy chef, but he also loves burgers. Food Network star and celebrity chef Bobby Flay opened his first burger joint in Virginia this past week.

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 01:01pm EDT

Tags: bobby flay, Potomac Mills, Woodbridge, bobby

Rolling Thunder rolls into town to honor veterans

Memorial Day weekend will be a louder one around the Washington area but for a cause. This is the 26th year of Rolling Thunder's annual D.C. rally when thousands and thousands of motorcycles descend upon the nation's capital to get the attention of Congress about veteran issues.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 11:13pm EDT

Tags: Rolling Thunder, Gary Scheffmeyer, POWs, MIAs,

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