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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
READING, Pa. (AP) A Reading man faces several charges after police say he cooked up and then injected himself with heroin inside a pharmacy last week.
The Reading Eagle reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/1AS3E1h ) that 38-year-old James Roberts sat down in a chair and told store employees to call police because ...
On a recent summer day, the Church at Severn Run was overrun by juvenile spies dashing about the sprawling religious center in a race against time.
At stake was the faith of the world. With the help of top-secret teamwork, all biblical mysteries had been solved by lunchtime and the ...
If you've ever been envious of the beautiful view giraffes have, head over to the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum, where you're guaranteed to overlook treetops.
Among through the expansive 412 acres of the National Arboretum in Northeast, the soft strum of Asian strings draws you off the main trail ...
D.C. voters get to do something in November they have never before done — vote for an attorney general.
The city currently has an AG, but he and the mayor are attached at the hip, for better and for worse.
The law changes that relationship.
Various city agencies will ...
RICHMOND — The woman who ran the governor's mansion under Bob McDonnell testified Thursday that the governor and his wife appeared to be a happy couple but acknowledged telling investigators that the former first couple seemed to lack healthy communication skills.
Sarah Scarbrough, a close friend of the McDonnells' daughter, ...
With a hot arts and culture scene, plenty of interesting places to eat and a young and diverse population, Washington, D.C. topped Forbes' 2014 list of America's coolest cities.
But, really, what makes D.C. so cool?
"D.C. is a high-amenity city. It has its share of cultural arts. It ...
A 13-year-old boy from a Montgomery County summer camp drowned in a lake Friday afternoon during a visit to a park north of Baltimore, according to law enforcement authorities.
Shortly before 12:30 p.m., the youth from Camp Sonshine went missing in the water at Oregon Ridge Park, off Interstate 83 in Cockeysville and about 20 miles north of Baltimore. Police from Baltimore County said members of the department?s dive team recovered the body at 3:08 p.m.Read full article >>
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, who has earned a reputation as an agitator during his time in office, plans to launch a petition drive next week to persuade lawmakers to embrace a pet cause of his: delaying the opening of public schools until after Labor Day.Read full article >>
Monday?s death of President Ronald Reagan?s press secretary James S. Brady has been ruled a homicide resulting from the gunshot wound he suffered in the assassination attempt on Reagan in 1981, more than three decades ago.Read full article >>
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review lower court rulings that strike down the commonwealth?s ban on same-sex marriage.
Herring said earlier this week that he would petition the high court in hopes that it would hear Virginia?s case ahead of similar cases winding their way though courts in other states.Read full article >>
Elderly women tied bags filled with fresh vegetables onto their walkers. Little boys ran up and down the sidewalk stopping every so often to munch on watermelon slices.
People of all ages moved between fruit stalls and flower stands at a farmers market on the corner of 14th and U streets NW on a recent Saturday morning.Read full article >>
Ruth Sacks Caplin was 85 on her first opening night.
She had been a writer all her life, just not a published one, and began the project more than three decades ago with little fanfare. She bought a how-to guide to writing movie screenplays, and then she wrote one.Read full article >>