Home | News | DC

DC

image

President Obama taps REI chief Sally Jewell for interior secretary

Sally Jewell, a retail executive and outdoor enthusiast, is President Barack Obama's pick to oversee the national parks and vast energy reserves on public lands
Full story
image

Million Puppet March Planned to Defend PBS Funding

WASHINGTON - More than 1,000 puppeteers and public broadcasting supporters have signed on for a march on the National Mall in Washington three days before the...
Full story

Redskins Top Vikings 38-26

LANDOVER, Md. - Robert Griffin III dropped back, waited a beat, then quickly took off. A first down on third-and-6 might have been enough to put...
Full story
image

Man Charged With Animal Cruelty for Declawing Kittens

WASHINGTON, DC - A DC man is charged with two counts of animal cruelty for declawing two 8-week-old kittens.   Eric Gaskin is suspected of torturing the...
Full story
image

Senate Approves Moving Frederick Douglass Statue to US Capitol

WASHINGTON - The Senate has approved a resolution to move the District of Columbia's statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass to the United States Capitol. The Senate took...
Full story
image

White House Mysterious Big Dig Ends

WASHINGTON - After nearly two years of noisy and costly construction, the White House Big Dig is finally wrapping up. But the Big Reveal is proving...
Full story
image

Marion Barry Says DC Has Horrible Viewpoint at DNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - D.C. Councilman Marion Barry has been vocal on Twitter this week at the Democratic National Convention. The former mayor has been urging greater action...
Full story

Close-Call at Reagan National Airport Rattled Air Traffic Controllers

WASHINGTON - Air-traffic controllers were rattled after mistakenly flying three planes too close together in the skies near the nation's capital, a federal report released Wednesday...
Full story
image

Suspect Gets Arrested for Indecent Exposure on Metro

WASHINGTON, DC - A 48 year old Capitol Heights man is heading to jail after exposing himself on a Metro train. Metro riders are getting credit for...
Full story
image

Police Release Video of POI in Darryl Sweet Homicide

WASHINGTON - Police are searching for a person of interest in the killing of a 61-year-old man.   Investigators released video of a man they are interested...
Full story
image

Foreign Girl Jumps Onto Tracks at Metro Center

WASHINGTON - Police officers rescued a woman from the tracks at Metro Center Wednesday night after she inexplicably tried to cross over the rails to get...
Full story
image

Teen's Hand Gets Stuck in Escalator

A 14-year-old boy's hand got stuck in an escalator at the Smithsonian Metro station Tuesday evening. It took about 40 minutes for fire and rescue personnel...
Full story
image

Catania, Cheh, Bowser Call on D.C. Mayor to Resign

Three members of the D.C. Council are now calling for the resignation of Mayor Vincent Gray.   The office of Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser told NBC4...
Full story
image

12-Year-Old Charged in Toddlers's Death

A 12-year-old boy has been arrested and charged as a juvenile with second-degree murder in the beating death of a 2-year-old in Prince George's County.Sources...
Full story
image

Teen Able to Display a Cross Near the White House

A 19-year-old from North Texas who is carrying a large, 12 foot, wooden cross to Washington, D.C., will be allowed to pray and march across...
Full story
image

Teen Stabbed on Metrobus at G.W. University

A teen was stabbed on a Metrobus on the campus of the George Washington University around noon Wednesday.The Route 80 bus was at the intersection...
Full story
image

Adam Oates Named Devils' Head Coach

The Washington Capitals have hired New Jersey Devils assistant coach Adam Oates as the 16th head coach in franchise history.Oates, 49, has spent the last...
Full story
image

UVA Board Meets Today to Decide Teresa Sullivan's Fate

Today the University of Virginia Board of Visitors will meet to vote on whether to reinstate Teresa Sullivan as university president.The vote comes after more...
Full story
image

More Would Be Pleased if Health Care Were Ruled Out

With the U.S. Supreme Court set to decide on President Obama's health-care law on Thursday, more Americans say they would be pleased if the law...
Full story
image

Bladensburg Info Impacted by Microburst

Prince George's County has released the following information following Friday's microburst that hit Bladensburg, Md.  Please see the press release below for information on who...
Full story
image

Gay Marriage Opponents Still Submitting Signatures

Opponents of same-sex marriage in Maryland have already reached their goal: enough signatures to force a referendum in November. But the Maryland Marriage Alliance isn’t...
Full story

The State of the Union: Always 'strong'

Every year, the American president updates the county and the Congress on the state of our union. Shockingly, every year it is "strong." Check out the...

Meet the protesters at new Md. abortion clinic

[unable to retrieve full-text content]http://www.tbd.com/blogs/amanda-hess/2010/12/leroy-carhart-anti-abortion-protesters-5543.html...

Meet LeRoy Carhart's anti-abortion protesters

Anti-abortion protesters come equipped with props (Photo: TBD Staff) ...

Midnight mayhem in Adams Morgan

[unable to retrieve full-text content]http://www.tbd.com/blogs/tbd-arts/2010/12/tbd-night-saturday-dec-4-5481.html...

Landry hoping to return for Redskins this week

LaRon Landry said he hopes to return from a...

Silver Spring parking meters to benefit the homeless

After Wednesday, you can help the homeless by feeding...

Shanahan mum on Haynesworth

[unable to retrieve full-text content]http://www.tbd.com/blogs/tbd-skins/2010/12/shanahan-mum-on-haynesworth-s-standing-with-team-5558.html...

On southern Sudan and independence: Tonight's movies

Next month, southern Sudan will vote on a referendum to decide whether to secede from the country. It's hard, after reading books like What is...

D.C. are crime watch: Smithsonian ban explained, U.S. Marshals burned serving bench warrant

A 42-year-old Texas man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sex with an 11-year-old-girl that he transported from Maryland. Elmer Zelaya-Robles, a...

Shanahan mum on Haynesworth's standing with Redskins

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan refused to discuss...

Christopher Huott, Laurel swim coach, arrested for child abuse

LAUREL, Md. (WJLA) - Fifty-two-year-old Christopher Huott is a popular swim coach in the Laurel area. Continue reading The owner and founder of the Maryland Suburban Swim...

Kodie Brown, shot in face by father, receives free plastic surgery

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - We met Kodie Brown, nickname Koko, who just turned three years old. She was with her grandfather, Derrick Ferguson, a D.C. Police...

Retiring firefighter's final ride is a family affair

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WJLA)-Montgomery County Master Firefighter Steve Wiseman is making one of the last calls of his 35-year career, one of the most special. Continue...

Salmon Roasted with Sweet Mustard & Herbs

EDUCATION April 24, 2014 - 03:59 pm Decrease Increase Text size 1 side (approx. 2.5/3 lbs) salmon filet- skin and bones removed¼ cup Dijon mustard (smooth)¼ cup...

Washington D.C. Forecast: Rain back in the forecast Friday

There has been plenty of sunshine today but clouds will return into Friday as the next area of low pressure returns. Overnight: Partly Cloudy and Cool Lows: 39-47 Wind:...

LITTLE LIGHTS

EDUCATION April 24, 2014 - 04:16 pm Decrease Increase Text size The philosophy at little lights is to focus on one area in the district, digging deeper...

Groups lobby smartphone industry for 'kill switches' to discourage thieves

(WJLA) - It's a day David Bonelli won't forget - out walking along a stretch of First Street NW, he was focused on his Blackberry...

SPORTS PLUS

EDUCATION April 24, 2014 - 04:25 pm Decrease Increase Text size Sports Plus is focused right now in Montgomery county, but the goal is to expand into...

Arch Campbell Show: 'The Other Woman' packs plenty of laughs

(WJLA) - Cameron Diaz discovers her boyfriend's married - she's "The Other Woman" - so she teams up with Leslie Mann for sweet revenge and...

Falls Church high school celebrates "shine on" week

A Falls Church family has turned the pain of  the sudden loss of family member into something positive. Continue reading Margo Schulman and her family started, “Shine...