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Rare photos from the March on Washington displayed

More than 100 photos, many of them never seen before, are now on display at the Library of Congress to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 09:26pm EDT

Tags: Library of Congress, photos, march on washington, John Lewis, bayard rustin, A. Philip Randolph,


Local Babe Ruth team makes history with World Series championship

This year's Greater Loudoun County Babe Ruth league (GLBR) not only hosted the 2013 Babe Ruth World Series, it made history with a win.

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 07:46pm EDT

Tags: baseball, Babe Ruth, Loudoun, world Series


Civil rights writings, photos on display at Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is giving the public an inside look at the civil rights movement through interviews, photos and writings in a new collection.

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 04:19pm EDT

Tags: march on washington, Library of Congress, exhibit, civil rights


The forgotten man of the march

Arguably, the name of Bayard Rustin has gone largely unknown in the 50 years since the March, but he was the man tasked with pulling it off.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 08:45pm EDT

Tags: bayard rustin, march on washington


Predicting the next big Virginia quake

Two years after a major earthquake shook Virginia and Washington, D.C., researchers are still investigating the chance of another major quake in our region.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 09:28pm EDT

Tags: earthquake anniversary, earthquake, Louisa County, National Cathedral, Washington Monument,

2 power companies warn customers of scams

Pepco and SMECO are warning customers of phony calls aiming to scam customers out of their money.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 07:13am EDT

Tags: Pepco, SMECO, scams, fraud scheme,

March anniversary could snarl city traffic

Festivities on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington will likely bring throngs of people from around the county to the nation's capital. It could also mean tough travels around the city.

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 04:07pm EDT

Tags: march on washington, traffic

New Howard University students start college life

This weekend, Howard University's Class of 2017 was one of the first in the region to move into the residence halls ahead of the fall semester. American University students moved into their dorms Saturday as well.

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 06:35am EDT

Tags: Howard University, back-to-school, freshmen

After a difficult summer, new focus on security at Howard

Howard University students will begin classes for the 2013 fall semester with new security measures in place, in light of two high-profile crimes reported on and near the campus over the summer months.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 04:03pm EDT

Tags: Howard University, security

Nonprofit distributes 5,000 backpacks to military kids

Operation Homefront, a nonprofit agency that offers support to military families, distributes nearly 5,000 backpacks full of school supplies to military kids in the D.C. area.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 03:52pm EDT

Tags: Operation Homefront, backpacks, donation, school, military

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