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Military families with missing cars could see more delays if subcontractor pulls out

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) – The drama continues for military families whose cars have gone MIA, thanks to a defense contractor; a company that moves those ...

2 Georgetown University students allegedly sexually assaulted within hours of each other

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - D.C. police are investigating two alleged sexual assaults of Georgetown University students that happened within a few hours of each other Sunday ...

Kansas City Royals clobber San Francisco Giants 7-2 to even World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco ...

Gaping hole on I-395 in Alexandria damages cars during rainy rush hour

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WJLA) – Wednesday morning’s rain made for a rough commute for tens of thousands of drivers across the area. That commute was made ...

Injured Redskins QB Robert Griffin III ups practice workload as possible return gets closer (Video press pass)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Many ifs and maybes and buts surround Robert Griffin III's status for the Washington Redskins' game Monday night against the Dallas ...

Redskins sign linebacker Everette Brown to replace Brian Orakpo

SPORTS By The Associated Press October 22, 2014 - 07:30 pm Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon (8) throws a pass as Washington Redskins linebacker Everette Brown (51) ...

Man jumps White House north fence, is attacked by Secret Service dogs and arrested

WASHINGTON (AP) - A 23-year-old Maryland man was in the custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended ...

Harris? Heroes: Teens raise $386,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WJLA) – Some local teens exceeded all expectations when they recently partnered with the National Capital Area Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma ...

British man pleads guilty after faking 2-year coma to avoid court

SWANSEA, Wales (ABC News) - A British man pleaded guilty this week to stealing 40,000 pounds from an elderly neighbor and pretending to be in ...

Wife discovers trove of letters from husband after his death

LONGVIEW, Texas (ABC News) - Even after his death, Mitchell Whisenhunt has found a way to surprise and bring comfort to his wife and young ...

Ferguson, Mo. shooting autopsy shows close-range wound for Michael Brown

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle with the ...

Search to resume for Alexis Murphy, Virginia teen who went missing in 2013

CRIME By The Associated Press, ABC 7 News October 22, 2014 - 06:03 pm Decrease Increase Text size LOVINGSTON, Va. (AP/WJLA) – Authorities plan to resume a search ...

Substitute D.C. teacher recorded having classroom sex with student, court documents claim

EDUCATION October 22, 2014 - 06:19 pmUpdated: October 22, 2014 - 06:50 pm Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - A substitute teacher in the District of Columbia ...

Security increased at Arlington cemetery after Canadian honor guard soldier slain

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- The military increased security Wednesday at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery after fatal shootings at a Canadian ...

Distracted dump truck driver blamed for causing Rosedale, Md. train derailment last year

ROSEDALE, Md. (AP) - A dump truck driver who caused a 15-car derailment and chemical explosion was on the phone and distracted when he failed ...

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8 million vehicles

DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of ...

D.C. mayoral race: Front-runner Bowser calls top challenger Catania 'desperate'

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) – D.C. mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser (D) isn’t Olivia Pope, she just portrays her on. . . Continue reading Bowser Interview Pt. 2 A ...

Infectious disease expert: Heart attacks, car crashes much greater death threats in U.S. than Ebola

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) – In a word, no. Continue reading More on this story That’s the answer. And the question? It was one put to infectious-disease specialist Dr. Jeffrey Elting ...

U.S. to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

WASHINGTON (AP) - Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored ...

Education Department loosens eligibility for federal student loan program

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Education Department has loosened credit requirements for a federal student loan program used by parents and graduate students. Continue reading A new regulation ...

BREAKING NEWS: Soldier shot dead at Canadian War Memorial; gunmen also open fire at Parliament building, shopping mall

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP/CNN) -- A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then ...

Actress Ren�e Zellweger is 'glad' that people think she looks different

LOS ANGELES (ABC News/CNN) - Renée Zellweger is aware that people think she looked different at the Elle Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills ...

Want a dog? It'll cost you: Pet rents become the latest apartment fad

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Man's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets. Continue reading Pet security deposits register in the hundreds of dollars and ...

Celebrity Buzz: Matthew McConaughey feted at Cinematheque gala

Today's pop-culture roundup includes perhaps the hardest-working man in show business, vanishing toys, Renee's new face, country music's uber stars, our mystery music video and ...

Maryland woman to claim $1 million Mega Millions lottery prize

D.C. By The Associated Press October 22, 2014 - 08:28 am Mega Millions lottery ticket. (Photo: WJLA file) Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - D.C. Lottery officials say a ...

Virginia officials set up hotline for Ebola questions

HEALTH By The Associated Press October 22, 2014 - 04:44 am Decrease Increase Text size RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Department of Health is helping answer questions from ...

Metro to open early for the Marine Corps Marathon

COMMUTE By The Associated Press October 22, 2014 - 04:53 am Marine Corps Marathon in 2013. (Photo: AP) Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - Metro will open two hours ...

Ron Klain, new 'Ebola czar,' to meet with President Obama

POLITICS By The Associated Press October 22, 2014 - 05:47 am Ron Klain. (Photo: AP) Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - It's Ron Klain's first day as the new ...

Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

NEW YORK (AP) - Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat ...

Inspector General calls use of Secret Service agents to settle Md. dispute 'problematic' in new report

POLITICS By The Associated Press October 22, 2014 - 06:35 am Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - A new government investigation questions a Secret Service mission that pulled ...

Jeffrey Fowle, who was detained in North Korea, lands back home in Ohio

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea has landed back home. Continue reading More on ...

Former U.S. president candidate Hart to be representative for Northern Ireland

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday named former Senator Gary Hart as his representative on Northern Ireland, nearly 30 years after the Democratic politician's bid for the U.S. presidency was cut short by a sex scandal. ... Full story

?Scandal? mailer targets Bowser as D.C. mayoral race gets fierce

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - There was new evidence Tuesday of the fierce battle to be D.C.'s next mayor. Continue reading Race heats up - Part 1 Race heats ...

Washington Post's Ben Bradlee recalled as a genius, great journalist

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday, was remembered as one of the nation's great journalists and a courageous ...

Metro flashers: Transit Police seek men accused of exposing themselves on trains

Metro Transit Police are searching for four men who allegedly exposed themselves on Metro trains. ...

Redskins turning to Colt McCoy with RG3 unlikely to be 100% soon (Video press pass)

ASHBURN, Va. (ESPN/WJLA) -- While Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden has not completely ruled out a return next Monday night by quarterback Robert Griffin III, ...

Tight crew of Royals - with ties to GMU - routed in World Series Game 1

The Kansas City Royals had adopted the scrappy, intense attitude of Royals starter James Shields during their thrilling postseason run. They followed his cue on Tuesday night, too. ...

Faltering Chevy Chase liquor store may move

CHEVY CHASE, Md. (WJLA) – Few are toasting to a new report that found one of Montgomery County’s liquor stores is losing money hand-over-fist. Continue reading A ...

BREAKING NEWS: Ben Bradlee, legendary Washington Post editor during Watergate, dies at 93

WASHINGTON (ABC News) -- Ben Bradlee, the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate era, has died, the newspaper said Tuesday night. ...

Travelers from 3 West African countries limited to 5 U.S. airports, including Dulles, for entry

WASHINGTON (AP) - Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be ...

Jeffrey Fowle, American held for leaving a Bible at a nightclub, abruptly released from North Korea

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (ABC News) - Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, was abruptly allowed to leave today on a ...

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