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Metro makes deal to help push Silver Line closer to opening

(WJLA) - Metro and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), the agency responsible for the Silver Line project, brokered a deal Thursday that they hope ...  Visit website

Authorities to crack down on Route 1 safety near UMD beginning Thursday night

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJLA) - At first glance, one probably wouldn't notice anything unusual about Route 1 near the University of Maryland. Continue reading But ask anyone, ...  Visit website

Local author Eric Franklin outlines leadership lessons to teach kids in his new book "Peanut Butter Principles"

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Great leaders aren't born. They're nurtured. That's the main idea guiding local author Eric Franklin's new book. Continue reading The book, "Peanut Butter Principles: ...  Visit website

Officials build platform nest for ospreys blocking Bay Bridge traffic cameras

STEVENSVILLE, Md. (WJLA) - A small flock of ospreys who had previously made their home in a nest blocking Chesapeake Bay Bridge traffic cameras now ...  Visit website

Silver Line could take major step forward Thursday

VIRGINIA By The Associated Press April 24, 2014 - 07:17 am Decrease Increase Text size TYSONS CORNER, Va. (WJLA) - Officials from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, the agency ...  Visit website

University of Maryland calls for safety changes around dangerous College Park intersection

MARYLAND April 24, 2014 - 07:20 am Decrease Increase Text size The University of Maryland is asking the Maryland State Highway Administration to implement safety changes around College ...  Visit website

Germantown fire leaves one victim dead on second floor of home

MARYLAND By Brianne Carter April 24, 2014 - 08:26 am Decrease Increase Text size GERMANTOWN, Md. (WJLA) - Montgomery County firefighters extinguished a significant house fire in Germantown that ...  Visit website

Washington, D.C. Weather Forecast: Sunshine and Breezes

Dry and sunny today, but rain in the forecast. This Afternoon: Mostly Sunny and Breezy Highs: Mid-Upper 60s Wind: NW 10-15 Tonight: Partly Cloudy Lows: Upper 40s Wind: SSE 3-6 Friday: Increasing Clouds, Afternoon Showers Highs: ...  Visit website

Brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, dead in New York accident

NEW YORK (AP) - The brother-in-law of the Prince of Wales died Wednesday after falling outside a hotel bar and suffering a head injury, police ...  Visit website

Police arrest Manassas man for child porn, search for additional victims

MANASSAS, Va. (WJLA) - Local police and the Northern Virginia-Washington D.C. Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force have arrested a Manassas man for possession of ...  Visit website

Crusoe Gongbay, New Mexico football player accused of rape, will return to Maryland before facing charges

MARYLAND By The Associated Press April 24, 2014 - 10:07 am (Photo: Associated Press) Decrease Increase Text size ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A judge is allowing New Mexico running back ...  Visit website

Schoolmates of South Korean ferry tragedy return to school Thursday

ANSAN, South Korea (AP) - Students in the city that was hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster are back at school. Continue reading They returned ...  Visit website

Jorge Torrez prosecutors seek death penalty for ex-Marine

CRIME By The Associated Press April 24, 2014 - 11:01 am Decrease Increase Text size ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Prosecutors have urged a federal jury to impose the death ...  Visit website

Washington D.C. Weather Forecast: Breezes linger but it will be milder

Lots of sun today, still breezy but milder… TODAY: Mostly Sunny, Warm & Breezy Highs: 63º-68º Wind: NW 10-20 mph OVERNIGHT: Partly Cloudy, Less Wind, Cool Lows: 40s Wind: N 5-10 mph TOMORROW: Partly to ...  Visit website

Danielle Bradbery, Voice winner, will headline Memorial Day concert

ENTERTAINMENT By The Associated Press April 24, 2014 - 04:47 am Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - The 2013 winner of TV's "The Voice" will perform at this ...  Visit website

E-cigarette regulations coming from federal government

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels ...  Visit website

Maryland flag to fly at half-staff to honor deceased Department of Natural Resources secretary Torrey Brown

Maryland's flag is flying at half-staff over the State House and at all Maryland Department of Natural Resources facilities to honor a former Maryland Department ...  Visit website

Three American doctors shot and killed at Kabul hospital

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American  ...  Visit website

Jamestown Day events set to celebrate 407th Anniversary of the founding of Jamestown

VIRGINIA By The Associated Press April 24, 2014 - 05:35 am Decrease Increase Text size WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - A celebration of the 407th anniversary of the founding of ...  Visit website

Sriracha hot sauce maker and California city put off public nuisance decision

NATION By The Associated Press April 24, 2014 - 05:37 am Decrease Increase Text size LOS ANGELES (AP) - A cooling-off period has been called in the fight between ...  Visit website

Senate upholds McAuliffe veto of school-prayer bill

‘GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON’: Among the reports – Officials to announce new Silver Line construction details; University of Maryland seek new safety measures for notorious U.S. ...  Visit website

Blue Angels commander allowed and encouraged sexual harassment

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A former commanding officer of the Navy's Blue Angels allowed, and in some cases encouraged, sexually explicit humor and inappropriate comments ...  Visit website

Virginia high school students set to receive mandatory CPR training under new law

Students at Wakefield High School in Arlington will soon learn a lesson that could help save a life. Continue reading On Wednesday, the students received CPR training--a ...  Visit website

Washington D.C. Forecast: Warmer end to the work week

Breezy winds will continue tonight along with chilly temperatures, but milder air will filter into the region for the rest of the work week. Tonight: Mainly Clear ...  Visit website

Michael Phelps makes swimming comeback

SPORTS By The Associated Press April 23, 2014 - 10:02 pm Decrease Increase Text size MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years ...  Visit website

Police had advance warning before National Zoo shooting

(WJLA) - It turns out that police had some advance warning that there might be trouble at the National Zoo on Easter Monday – and ...  Visit website

Nationals avoid sweep with 5-4 victory against L.A. Angels

SPORTS By The Associated Press April 23, 2014 - 10:41 pm Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - Adam LaRoche's tiebreaking RBI single off the first pitch from Fernando ...  Visit website

Capitol City Brewing Company's Springfest

You've heard of Octoberfest, but what about Springfest? Capitol City Brewing Company is hoting it's first ever 'Springfest' this Saturday. It will feature more than 40 ...  Visit website

Avon Walk Breast Cancer

The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer is coming to Washington D.C. Next weekend, thousands of participants will walk 39 miles to raise money for breast cancer ...  Visit website

Questions surround salvage efforts for S. Korea ferry

JINDO, South Korea (AP) - As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ago, relatives of the nearly ...  Visit website

Bershan Shaw joined us on set

[unable to retrieve full-text content]It features the incredible story of a two-time breast cancer survivor, Bershan Shaw. She was here today to talk about here ...  Visit website

Hamad Alsuwat allegedly assaults girl with autism, had affair with girl's mother

(WJLA) - In a quiet suburban neighborhood outside Fredericksburg, Virginia, police say some strange secrets were kept in a house just down this street – ...  Visit website

New petition aims to legalize pot in D.C.

WASHIINGTON (WJLA)- A new movement is underway to legalize marijuana in the District. Continue reading The DC Cannabis Campaign staff members left the board of elections building ...  Visit website

Prince George's County honors 2 with valor award

GREENBELT, Md. (WJLA) - A Prince George’s County firefighter Sara Shaffer and Prince George’s County Police Capt. John Boesman are two recipients of the county’s ...  Visit website

Tensions grow in eastern Ukraine

Shaffer interview April 22, 2014 The Ukrainian government has resumed its "anti-terror" operations. Now, they are clearing out pro-Russian strongholds in the country. Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer ...  Visit website

The Baseline Reform Act

Williams interview April 22, 2014 Earlier this month the House passed a measure that would change the way the budget is created. Is it a good deal ...  Visit website

Washington Redskins 2014 schedule

SPORTS April 23, 2014 - 08:03 pm Decrease Increase Text size The NFL has released the 2014 schedule for the Washington Redskins. The team's first game takes place ...  Visit website

First Lady Michelle Obama announces one-stop job shopping tool for veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) - Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create ...  Visit website

Missing Malaysia Airlines plane: Unidentified debris washes up in Southwest Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Unidentified material that washed ashore in southwestern Australia and is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane is ...  Visit website

Department of Justice to consider giving clemency to nonviolent inmates after 10 years in prison

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history ...  Visit website

Fairfax County board amends budget, adds new taxes

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WJLA) - Residents of Fairfax County in Virginia should get ready to pony up more money for annual taxes. Continue reading The County Board ...  Visit website

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