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.
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates has approved phasing in an increase in the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 by 2017.
The House voted 89-46 for the measure on Friday.
The bill would increase the minimum wage to $8.20 in January. It would rise to ...
Although he probably was unaware, President Obama conjured up a neatly wrapped birthday gift for Marion Barry the other day.
Problem is, Congress has to deliver the present.
What's inside, you ask?
The first ever, praise Jesus for the Democratic president, wonderful little ditty called statuary language that would ...
Alexandria police said Thursday that the fatal shooting of a music teacher last month and the killing last year of a regional planning official "appear to be linked" to the decade-old unsolved slaying of the wife of the city's former sheriff.
Police Chief Earl Cook confirmed at a news conference ...
Transgender-rights supporters in Maryland are hoping that this will be the year they get a nondiscrimination law enacted to safeguard their rights in society.
But a provision involving "public accommodations" — including rest rooms, showers, lockers and dressing rooms — has drawn an outcry.
"This bill is unfair to me. ...
RICHMOND — The National Governors Association convention was fast approaching, promising an important stage for her politically ascendant husband. Organizers were pressing Gov. Bob McDonnell for details on his wife's part of the agenda, and he felt she was being distracted.
A series of emails from late 2011 to early ...
RICHMOND — Longtime Republican operative Boyd Marcus' appointment to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board likely won't last much longer.
A House panel voted Wednesday to reject his appointment to the $130,000-a-year job, widely viewed as a plum political appointment. Unless the House has an unexpected change of heart before the ...
?How do you hate poetry?? an earnest and disbelieving high-schooler named Anthony asks a prickly, bedridden girl in ?I and You,? a crafty two-character drama by Lauren Gunderson.
The reply from teenage Caroline, whose bedroom the upbeat Anthony has invaded with a group project on Walt Whitman that they have to finish now (he insists), drops its target dead.Read full article >>
Echostage -- one of the biggest clubs in the region, with a capacity of 6,000 is located on Queens Chapel Road in Northeast D.C., just north of the intersection of New York Avenue and Bladensburg Road.Read full article >>
A prominent Republican strategist who backed Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has been blocked by the House of Delegates from a plum appointment in the new administration.
McAuliffe nominated Boyd Marcus to the state?s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, a position that pays more than $100,000 a year. Republicans allege that the nomination amounted to a quid pro quo for Marcus?s support in 2013 and have asked for both state and federal investigations. Democrats argue that the opposition is simply sour grapes over losing last fall.Read full article >>
A silver car went airborne and crashed into a tree early Friday morning in Southeast Washington, leaving the driver with life-threatening injuries.
The crash occurred around 3 a.m. Friday when the car was traveling northbound along South Capitol Street near D Street SE, according to U.S. Capitol Police. Authorities said the car was ?traveling at a high rate of speed.?Read full article >>