More DC Articles

  • The courts advance concealed guns

    In practice, licenses to carry guns in public have allowed law-abiding citizens to take steps they see as essential for their safety, without putting their fellow citizens in danger. It's people who lack licenses you have to fear.

  • DC begins training streetcar operators in traffic

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Department of Transportation will begin training streetcar operators in traffic for the first time this week along H Street and Benning Road in northeast Washington. Transportation officials say each operator will train with supervisors under various traffic...

  • Fairfax police seek suspect in sex assault at pool

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Police in Fairfax County are searching for a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman who was working at a community swimming pool. Police say the 20-year-old woman was working a pool in Falls Church when a white man in his 20s or 30s started talking to her....

  • Virginia police: 6 injured during I-66 car chase

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police say six people were injured during a chase on Interstate 66 this weekend. Virginia State Police say shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday, troopers stopped a Dodge Charger whose driver was wanted by the local police. As the officer was taking the driver into custody, the...

  • Marion Barry sent to hospital after crash in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been sent to the hospital after he was involved in a car crash. Barry, a current D.C. councilmember, was taken to the hospital Saturday night after the minor crash on Pennsylvania Avenue in southeast Washington. Police say the...

  • Gas leak leads to evacuations in Arlington

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Officials say 50 people were evacuated from buildings in Arlington after a major gas leak. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1nfFDal ) reports officials were called Saturday morning to Wilson Boulevard near the Clarendon Metro station. A fire official says six addresses...

  • Gaza protest fills square outside White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Demonstrators waving Palestinian flags and dressed in the flag's green, red, white and black colors filled a square outside the White House and marched around the nation's capital to support ending violence in Gaza. Demonstrators on Saturday carried signs including: "We stand...

  • Virginia police: 3 injured during car chase

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been injured during a chase on Interstate 66. Virginia State Police say shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday, officers stopped a Dodge Charger whose driver was wanted by the local police. As the officer was taking the driver into custody, the...

  • DC zoo plans party for panda's birthday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It's panda party time at the National Zoo in Washington. The zoo has announced plans to celebrate the first birthday of its giant panda cub Bao Bao (bow-bow) who turns one year old on August 23. Zoo visitors can help celebrate by decorating a birthday card and eating Chinese...

  • DC police to start issuing littering fine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — If you litter in Washington, be prepared to pay the price. The Metropolitan Police Department will begin issuing $75 tickets to pedestrians caught tossing trash on public streets, waterways, or someone else's property. Officers in the sixth district, which is east of the...

  • Woman killed in crash involving police cadet

    LANHAM, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Prince George's County involving an SUV driven by a cadet. It happened about 8:30 a.m. Friday on Interstate 495 in Lanham. Troopers say 18-year-old Sebastian Reyes, a cadet in the commercial vehicle...

  • Army extends comment period in Md. trail dispute

    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is giving people more time to comment on a disputed plan to fence off part of a popular Silver Spring running trail near an old Army landfill. Officials said Friday they will accept comments through Sept. 11 regarding the Ireland Trail near...

  • Survey: Washingtonians trust media most, neighbors least in the U.S.

    Washingtonians are the most trusting of the media in the country, but are downright deadbeats when it comes to engaging with neighbors right next door, says a new city "health index."



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    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

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