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Missing Va. Teen's Car Found

Missing Va. Teen's Car Found



The car of a missing Shipman, Va., teen was found in a movie theater parking lot Tuesday, police said.
Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to T...

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat



President Barack Obama gave an unexpectedly serious and wide-ranging interview to Jay Leno on Tuesday night, weighing in on a terror threat, U.S. tensions with Russia and even his recent lunch with...

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Latino Community Calls for Represen...

Latino Community Calls for Representation on School Board



As Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker reviews applications to fill a spot on the county's school board, members of a seemingly under-represented community say Baker's selection is very important...
Sherwood's Notebook: Now Leading th...

Sherwood's Notebook: Now Leading the Mayor?s Race??



Incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray talks and acts like he wants to run again, but it?s publicly unclear at this point if he will run or if he?ll be a factor.
News4 I-Team Investigative Unit

News4 I-Team Investigative Unit



The News4 iTeam focuses on investigative stories across the Washington, D.C., area.

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Ex-UVa. Worker to Be Sentenced for...

Ex-UVa. Worker to Be Sentenced for Abduction Try



A former University of Virginia dining hall worker is due in court for sentencing for trying to abduct and assault a student.

WTOP

Man believed to be D.C. police offi...

Man believed to be D.C. police officer found dead in residence

A police officer has been found dead in his southeast Washington, D.C., residence, according to news reports on Saturday night.
Man arrested in fatal stabbing in S...

Man arrested in fatal stabbing in SE DC

Tracy Mathis was arrested and charged with murder.
Revolutionary War reimagined at his...

Revolutionary War reimagined at historic cemetery

The demonstration was part of Revolutionary War Day at Congressional Cemetery.
Heroin dealer gets 30 years after 3...

Heroin dealer gets 30 years after 3 customers die

Eugene Asomani Williams pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Awesome Con superheros visit D.C.

Awesome Con superheros visit D.C.

Many dressed as superheros congregated on the mall attempting to break China's record for the most people dressed up as a superhero in one place -- a phenomenon known as 'cosplay'.
95 Express Lanes slated to open on ...

95 Express Lanes slated to open on time

Commuters have suffered through construction related delays for long enough. The Interstate 95 and 395 lanes are scheduled to open on time.

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Sustainability Gone Wild: Broccoli ...

Sustainability Gone Wild: Broccoli City Festival Returns Tomorrow

Last year, Los Angeles-based health advocacy group Broccoli City brought the first annual ?urban Earth Day celebration? to the District with Broccoli City Festival. The event, which attracted more than 5,000 attendees, featured performances from the likes of Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. and local artists like Phil Ade and Black Alley, all for the sake of promoting sustainability and green [...]
Big Talent, Not Much Personality: N...

Big Talent, Not Much Personality: Nikolai Lugansky at the Kennedy Center

If you were to place classical pianists along a spectrum, you might picture one with Maurizio Pollini at one end and Lang Lang at the other. I'm not talking about skill—I'm talking about something a little less tangible: Call it panache, showmanship, self-aggrandizement, whatever. Of course, putting famous people on that spectrum skews to the [...]
How to Celebrate Record Store Day i...

How to Celebrate Record Store Day in the DMV

Between the religious holidays of Good Friday and Easter Sunday this year falls Record Store Day, an annual celebration of all things vinyl. Some D.C.-area record stores are hawking RSD exclusives (you can find a full list of offerings here), and others are turning the sales opportunity into a day-long party. Read on to find [...]
A Book I?d Read: Peter Hook?s The H...

A Book I?d Read: Peter Hook?s The Hacienda

in which the author discusses a book he'd read, if time permitted. Title: The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Clubk Author: Peter Hook, former bassist of Joy Division and New Order The Vibe: English What It Is: Hook's memoir of the Hacienda, a Manchester nightclub and financial disaster co-founded by New Order and Factory Records Quotable: "We once worked [...]
ToDo ToDay: Awesome Con, Carolyn Ma...

ToDo ToDay: Awesome Con, Carolyn Malachi, and Easter Celebrations

An awesome fan-fiction mashup could gather all your favorite characters in one world, but only an awesome convention can attempt to replicate that in real life. If you?re the type to spin long and complicated yarns about fictional people, you might as well hoof it to D.C.?s Awesome Con to meet the humans who play [...]
Rodeos and Abandoned Landscapes at ...

Rodeos and Abandoned Landscapes at Annual Documentary Photo Exhibit

Frank Van Riper knows how to pick ?em. The veteran photographer (and, full disclosure, my wedding photographer from more than a decade ago) has curated the sixth installment of the annual documentary photography exhibit at Glen Echo's Photoworks, ?Mirror to the World.? As usual, the five photographers he?s tapped have all produced notable work. Keith Hans, [...]

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Residents seek to revoke store lice...

Residents seek to revoke store license

Hundreds of Columbia Heights residents are asking city officials to revoke the liquor license of a 14th Street carryout after the owner was indicted on felony drug charges.

DC pizza makers aiming to be fastes...

DC pizza makers aiming to be fastest

Joe Burr is bouncing up and down, exhaling. He is concentrating like an Olympic runner ready to pounce out of the gate. His nickname is "Domino Joe." His sport is pizza. Burr and Jesse Dann are Domino's Pizza employees. They have both qualified to head to Las Vegas next week where they will compete for the title of World's Fastest Pizza Maker.

Alexander discusses same-sex marria...

Alexander discusses same-sex marriage

It has been years since the District legalized same-sex marriage. At the time, two D.C. councilmembers voted against the legislation: Marion Barry and Yvette Alexander. "It was really, really a difficult decision for me,? Alexander tells FOX 5 Thursday.

Peterson, Khan rematch canceled

Peterson, Khan rematch canceled

The highly-anticipated rematch between Lamont Peterson and Amir Khan was canceled after the American tested positive for a banned substance. FOX 5?s Dave Ross spoke with Peterson and his trainer Barry Hunter about the failed drug test.

DC man charged in death of tourist

DC man charged in death of tourist

The younger brother of NFL players Vernon and Vontae Davis has been charged with murder in the death of a man visiting the nation's capital from Colorado.

Ovechkin helps Caps beat Rangers 2-...

Ovechkin helps Caps beat Rangers 2-1

Alex Ovechkin rebounded from a rare zero-shot performance by scoring after 88 seconds Wednesday night, Braden Holtby made 30 saves, and the Washington Capitals recovered from a potentially devastating loss by beating the top-seeded New York Rangers 2-1 to force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference semifinal.

WashingtonTimes

D.C. Council sues Mayor Gray, CFO o...

D.C. Council sues Mayor Gray, CFO over budget autonomy law

The D.C. Council is suing Mayor Vincent C. Gray and the city's chief financial officer over their refusal to implement a voter-approved law giving the District the right to set its budget without congressional interference.

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson in a press conference outside D.C. Superior Court on Thursday ...

SIMMONS: In D.C. budget battle, ano...

SIMMONS: In D.C. budget battle, another who's-in-charge decision awaits

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

The D.C. Council filed a lawsuit Thursday against Mayor Vincent C. Gray, accusing him of failing to carry out his duties regarding the Local Budget Autonomy Act. The complaint says "the Council is entitled to pass a budget designating local expenditures of local funds, and only passive review — ...

No rest for the retired: Cardinal M...

No rest for the retired: Cardinal McCarrick on a mission for peace in Africa

NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW:

Retirement means days of relaxation and fun-filled travel for many, but not for Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, the archbishop emeritus of Washington, who returned last week from a State Department mission to a war-torn part of Africa.

Security is so unstable in the Central African Republic that the ...

D.C. Council sues Mayor Gray over b...

D.C. Council sues Mayor Gray over budget autonomy law

The D.C. Council is suing Mayor Vincent C. Gray and the city's chief financial officer over their refusal to implement a voter-approved law giving the District the right to set its budget without congressional interference.

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson in a press conference outside D.C. Superior Court on Thursday ...

Guilty verdict in execution-style k...

Guilty verdict in execution-style killings of 2 women, 2 children in Lanham

A jury in Prince George's County on Thursday convicted a 47-year-old man of four counts of first-degree murder in connection with the vicious execution-style killings of two women and two toddlers inside a Lanham apartment.

Darrell Bellard, 47, faces life in prison when he is sentenced on May 29 for ...

Students object to Confederate flag...

Students object to Confederate flags on Virginia campus

RICHMOND — A group of law students at Washington and Lee University is demanding the school banish the Confederate flag from its Lexington campus and repudiate one of its namesakes, Gen. Robert E. Lee.

The students also want the private liberal arts college to end the practice of allowing "neo-Confederates" ...

NY Times Washinton

Times Minute | What Will Stop Russi...

Times Minute | What Will Stop Russia?

With tensions between Kiev and Moscow at new heights, two approaches are being tried in Geneva and Washington this week to calm the crisis.
An Indecent Burial

An Indecent Burial

A recent campaign finance ruling by the Supreme Court shows the extent to which the free speech claim has become an engine of deregulation.
Washington Retail District?s Future...

Washington Retail District?s Future Rides on Streetcars

This summer, after 65 years, streetcars will again travel the former H Street NE shopping district and hopes are high that they will drive development.
F.B.I. Video Warns of Efforts to Re...

F.B.I. Video Warns of Efforts to Recruit American Students as Spies

The bureau says it wants American students preparing to be able to recognize when they might be the targets of recruiting efforts by foreign intelligence agencies.
Student Deaths, One After the Other...

Student Deaths, One After the Other, Unsettle a Close-Knit Campus

The deaths of three students this semester at George Washington University underscore the difficulties colleges face in recognizing and addressing mental health issues.
Federal Panel Rejects Design for Ei...

Federal Panel Rejects Design for Eisenhower Memorial

The federal panel that oversees the design of the nation?s monuments on Thursday rejected the plans for a planned memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower and asked for revisions.

WashintonPost

In search for Relisha Rudd, volunte...

In search for Relisha Rudd, volunteers undeterred

Relisha Rudd?s disappearance was once measured in days. The days have stretched into weeks, and now nearly two months. But volunteers gathered Saturday unwilling to give up the hope that she might return home.

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In search for Relisha Rudd, volunte...

In search for Relisha Rudd, volunteers undeterred

Relisha Rudd?s disappearance was once measured in days. The days have stretched into weeks, and now nearly two months. But volunteers gathered Saturday unwilling to give up the hope that she might return home.

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Baseball: Alex Calvert?s 10 strikeo...

Baseball: Alex Calvert?s 10 strikeouts lift No. 4 La Plata over No. 10 Arundel, 3-0

As the La Plata baseball team?s bus made its way toward Harwood, Md., on Saturday afternoon, senior Alex Calvert spent his time getting in the proper frame of mind.

Calvert knew what the fourth-ranked Warriors were up against. Tenth-ranked Arundel was the only unbeaten team remaining in Anne Arundel County, and it would already have played one game at the four-team tournament at Southern High by the time La Plata arrived.

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Plans for HOT lanes on 14th Street ...

Plans for HOT lanes on 14th Street Bridge and D.C. freeways still just warming up

The District?s transportation planners envision sets of high-occupancy toll lanes stretching from Interstate 295 by the Maryland border to the 14th Street Bridge and the Virginia side of the Potomac River.

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Local Digest: D.C. area news briefs

Local Digest: D.C. area news briefs

THE DISTRICT

Man arrested in fatal stabbing of woman

A Southeast man was arrested Saturday in the fatal stabbing of a woman earlier in the morning in the 2500 block of Pomery Road in Southeast, D.C. police said.

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Michael C. Janeway, former Boston G...

Michael C. Janeway, former Boston Globe editor and author, dies at 73

Michael C. Janeway, the former top editor of the Boston Globe and executive editor of the Atlantic magazine who later held academic posts and wrote books on history and public policy, died April 17 at his home in Lakeville, Conn. He was 73.

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