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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.

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DC police say they issued 5 pot cit...

DC police say they issued 5 pot citations

Police in the District of Columbia issued five citations for marijuana possession in the first week of a new law that decriminalized possessing small amounts of marijuana.
Former Redskin Fred Davis turns him...

Former Redskin Fred Davis turns himself in

AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with U...

AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major interested parties.
House Republican suggests giving DC...

House Republican suggests giving DC back to Md.

A House Republican who chairs a subcommittee overseeing the District of Columbia is suggesting giving most of the District back to Maryland and "possibly" getting rid of the local government.
Questions surround DC gun arrest of...

Questions surround DC gun arrest of poultry exec

There are questions this morning about the arrest of a South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive who allegedly tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a handgun in his bag.
Doctor's advice: Tips to make the m...

Doctor's advice: Tips to make the most out of a 15-minute doctor visit

Doctors are more crunched for time than ever, and it is important to make every precious minute of an office visit count. Dr. Leana Wen has tips to make the most of that time and help ensure a proper diagnosis.

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Jazz Setlist, July 24-30: U Street?...

Jazz Setlist, July 24-30: U Street?s Hopping

Thursday, July 24 If you haven't heard Lyle Link on saxophone before, brace yourself. The image that his sound calls to mind is that of a scimitar: strong, elegant, full of opulent curves—and ready to run through your gut in a second. It's simply a sound like no other, and Link carries it with him across [...]
Beneath, Reviewed

Beneath, Reviewed

Equal parts psychological thriller and horror, Ben Ketai's Beneath centers around a coal mining disaster ?inspired by real events.? Somewhere in the southern U.S. (or Midwest), seasoned miner George Marsh (Jeff Fahey) is about to retire from the business—but not before one last hurrah. After a disastrous collapse, Marsh, daughter Samantha (Kelly Noonan), and crew become trapped [...]
Hospitality?s Brian Betancourt on T...

Hospitality?s Brian Betancourt on Trouble and Trying New Things in a Live Show

Armed with smart, introspective lyrics that shine on both twee-tinged ballads and psychedelic freak-outs, Brooklyn?s Hospitality is the kind of band that can captivate a sleepy coffee shop before rocking a crowded club. Fronted by singer Amber Papini, who shuffles between keys and guitar, the group?s 2012 self-titled debut quickly garnered plenty of buzz. But while Papini?s sharp [...]
ToDo ToDay: The Fresh & Onlys, Beck...

ToDo ToDay: The Fresh & Onlys, Beck, and Free Movies

Last month, a writer for Consequence of Sound argued that House of Spirits, the latest album from San Francisco?s Fresh & Onlys, was ?the band?s descent into turmoil, its hero?s journey,? but one that ?no one asked them to embark on??a tortured, dulled betrayal of the band?s earlier verve. That inspired Fresh & Onlys leader Tim [...]
American Century Theater Is Financi...

American Century Theater Is Financially Stable. Why Is It Folding?

About 10 years ago, Arlington's American Century Theater was facing a doomsday scenario. With a deficit of more than half of its operating budget, "we were technically bankrupt," says Artistic Director Jack Marshall, who had to resort to using contributions from the troupe's then-current season to pay the previous year's bills. But the company soldiered on, reorganized its board, [...]
Arts Roundup: Sharknado Edition

Arts Roundup: Sharknado Edition

D.C.-based music blog All Things Go is hosting a pop-centered music festival at Union Market this September. [Arts Desk] Author and museum educator Tim Grove, who'll discuss his new book at Politics and Prose on Saturday, debunks common myths about American history. [Express] Mary Timony of Ex Hex, which plays the Rock & Roll Hotel tonight, on [...]

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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.

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Virginia police: 2 dead after storm...

Virginia police: 2 dead after storm at campground

CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.

Spokeswoman Corinne Geller confirmed the deaths and injuries early Thursday at the Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in rural Northampton ...

Term limits still in question after...

Term limits still in question after 22 years in Prince George's County

Prince George's County voters will weigh in for the third time in 22 years on whether term limits should restrict local politicians' time in office.

The County Council voted unanimously Wednesday to place a measure on the November ballot that would increase term limits from two to three four-year terms ...

PHOTOS: Trumps join D.C. officials ...

PHOTOS: Trumps join D.C. officials for groundbreaking at Old Post Office

Developer Donald Trump and his daughter, Ivanka, and his sons, Eric and Donald Jr., joined D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and other city officials for a groundbreaking Wednesday at the Old Post Office. The building is the object of a $200 million renovation and will reopen ...

Contrasting judgments on Obama's he...

Contrasting judgments on Obama's health care hours apart; appeals court calls subsidies unlawful

Opponents of President Obama's health care law notched their biggest legal win to date Tuesday, when the second-most-powerful court in the country said the administration had unlawfully extended Obamacare subsidies to millions of Americans.

But their victory party was short-lived, as hours later another federal appeals court sided with the ...

The International Spy Museum: Espio...

The International Spy Museum: Espionage through the ages

To hide in plain sight, you need to keep clean. That's why spies bring a washer and dryer with them everywhere — even underground.

A replica of a tunnel once used by U.S. spies to tap into Soviet communication lines in East Berlin — complete with laundry equipment so the ...

Beretta moving to Tennessee over Ma...

Beretta moving to Tennessee over Maryland gun laws

Citing Maryland's recently enacted firearm laws and the prospect of more restrictions, the U.S. arm of legendary Italian gunmaker Beretta announced Tuesday that it would move its manufacturing operations to Tennessee next year.

The move makes Beretta the latest maker of guns or ammunition to move all or part of ...

NY Times Washinton

Windows Without Prison Bars

Windows Without Prison Bars

A photographer has asked hundreds of prisoners a straightforward question ? if your cell could look out on one scene, what would it be?
Howard Chooses Surgeon as President

Howard Chooses Surgeon as President

The board of trustees voted to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, 43, the interim president, to lead the historically black university.
$25 Penalties for Marijuana Go Into...

$25 Penalties for Marijuana Go Into Effect in the Capital

A new District of Columbia marijuana law elicited stern warnings from the local police but good cheer from many Washingtonians.
Officials? Security Details Bring N...

Officials? Security Details Bring Neighbors Peace of Mind and Headaches

Washington-area residents have discovered benefits and inconveniences when armed personnel move in to protect senators, Supreme Court justices and cabinet members.
Virginia: $12 Million Gift for Rest...

Virginia: $12 Million Gift for Restoration

A plantation originally built as a monument to George Washington overlooking the nation?s capital, a site that later was home to Robert E. Lee and 63 slaves, will be restored to its historical appearance.
D.C. Decriminalizes Marijuana: Pot ...

D.C. Decriminalizes Marijuana: Pot Politics Buds Along the Potomac

A Republican representative in Maryland wants to stop the city from using taxpayer funds to carry out decriminalization.

WashintonPost

Dr. Gridlock: The battle of the Sil...

Dr. Gridlock: The battle of the Silver Line videos ? Metro vs. Express

With the Silver Line set to open in just a few days, Metro has unveiled its newest ad: Lots of happy people singing and dancing their way onto a Silver Line train. The commercial ties into the theme of Metro?s earlier spots ? that the Silver Line will make your life better, improve your love life and get you a better job.

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Former Redskins player Fred Davis s...

Former Redskins player Fred Davis surrenders to D.C. police on warrant

Former Washington Redskins player Fred Davis surrendered to authorities Thursday morning, following the announcement by D.C. police of a manhunt for 28-year-old charged in connection with a dispute with an ex-girlfriend in Adams Morgan.

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Cool off with a boozy summer slushy...

Cool off with a boozy summer slushy at Eat the Rich

Among people who love cocktails, there can be a stigma about frozen drinks made in blenders. Rob Tinney, the bar manager at Eat the Rich and an avowed fan of "slushies," has heard it all. "When people hear 'slushies,' they think Margaritaville or TGI Fridays or something like that," Tinney says with a shake of his head. So when he crafted a new menu of five frozen, blended drinks for the Shaw oyster bar, "I wanted to show people that they could be something sophisticated, if you will. They don't have to be bright blue."

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Seeing Billy Joel at Nationals Park...

Seeing Billy Joel at Nationals Park? Here?s what you need to know.

Few things are more sentimentally American than a Billy Joel concert, but a baseball stadium might be one of them. Which makes Nationals Park the perfect venue for the beloved singer-songwriter and newly-minted Gershwin Prize-winner's Saturday concert. If you're planning on singing along to "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant" this weekend, here's what to know before you go:

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Police arrest Alexandria man accuse...

Police arrest Alexandria man accused of sexual assault at drugstore

A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after sexually assaulting a woman inside an Alexandria CVS and attempting to remove her underwear, according to police.

Police were called to the pharmacy at 3120 Duke St. NW at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday on a report of a man reaching underneath the skirt of a woman and attempting to remove her underwear.

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Two die after tornado strikes campg...

Two die after tornado strikes campground near Cape Charles in Virginia

A National Weather Service meteorologist said two people are confirmed dead in an apparent tornado that touched down Thursday morning at a campground near Cape Charles, Va.

(Related: The latest from Capital Weather Gang)

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