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.
"The boy wasn't supposed to take his swag to South Africa."
Those were the first words out of Big Mama's mouth when asked what she thought of President Obama's eulogy of Nelson Mandela.
"Whatever he said might'a been true and inspirational for young folk who haven't lived through what ...
Beneath the soaring stone arches of the Washington National Cathedral, Nelson Mandela was remembered as a humble leader, unbroken prisoner, a catalyst for change and global inspiration.
Hundreds of people joined foreign dignitaries, civil-rights leaders and the vice president of the United States on Wednesday to pay tribute to Mr. ...
Washington, D.C., authorities say a man pulled from the Potomac River near the southwest section of the city is believed to be that of disgraced police officer Marc Washington, recently arrested for child pornography charges.
The man's condition is unclear, The New York Daily News reported.
Police Chief Cathy Lanier ...
Tyran McElrath was already in trouble with the law when he sneaked through a rear window of a Northwest D.C. home last year in the course of a burglary.
Inside, the 18-year-old encountered an 81-year-old woman who was legally blind. He savagely beat her and ransacked her house.
The crime ...
Maryland's gun laws are the fourth most stringent in the country, according to a national gun control advocacy group, the result of new legislation requiring a handgun license and fingerprinting that supporters said will help keep firearms out of the wrong hands.
The Free State received an A-minus from the ...
Widespread failures in the ability of the city's juvenile justice agency to assess, place and oversee youth in its custody are complicating efforts to prevent young offenders from going missing or to locate them when they do, the District's inspector general says.
A 71-page "report of special evaluation," issued Dec. ...
RICHMOND ? Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe has chosen Brian Moran, a one-time political rival and state party chairman, to be his secretary of public safety, according to two people familiar with the decision.Read full article >>
Maryland Gov. Martin O?Malley said Thursday night that he considered ?for all of about 30 seconds? suggestions that the state delay the Oct. 1 launch date of its online health insurance exchange.
?It just didn?t seem to make any sense to me to hold up on launching it,? O?Malley (D) said. ?We?ve got a six-month window (to enroll people), and I wasn?t going to piddle away two months waiting for everybody to become perfectly content that everything was perfect.Read full article >>
A Prince George?s police officer was taken to the hospital early Friday after another driver hit and badly damaged the officer?s vehicle, according to authorities.
The officer was on a routine patrol, traveling south on Baltimore Avenue in Laurel when the crash occurred at about 1:30 a.m., said Officer Nicole Hubbard, spokeswoman for the Prince George?s police.Read full article >>
8:40 a.m. Update:
Red Line trains heading to Glenmont are delayed due to an earlier train malfunction at Twinbrook.
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When Tanya Ellis first opened the doors of her apartment for a few friends to listen to records, drink wine and celebrate turntable culture, she had no idea what it might turn into. A year later, Wisdom on Pennsylvania Avenue SE is overflowing with people packed tight for last month?s Vinyl + Vino DC event. What started as a casual group listening session in Ellis? Edgewood home is now a full-blown scene unto itself, attracting the likes of not just vinyl enthusiasts and music lovers, but also scenesters and neighborhood randos.Read full article >>