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Rockville parents charged with keeping autistic twin sons locked up in dungeon-like basement Video included

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A Rockville couple has been arrested and charged with locking their 22-year-old twin sons with autism in the basement of their home. Police say the room had no lights and hardly anything for the men to sleep on.
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Fox Beat Blog: Kevin McCarthy geeks out with 'Guardian of the Galaxy' and 'Hercules' cast

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Hey everyone! Kevin McCarthy here! I was out in Portland and Los Angeles this weekend for a set visit and a couple of press junkets!! I had the incredible opportunity to geek out with Vin Diesel, Chris Pratt, The Rock, Zoe Saldana, Benicio Del Toro and more!
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Shipping containers being transformed into apartment complex Video included

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How would you like to live in an 8-by-40 foot box? It could be the next big thing in affordable housing and it is becoming a reality in D.C.’s Brookland neighborhood.
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Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet Video included

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Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine. More>>

Metrobus driver slashed in face with knife in Tenleytown Video included

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A Metro bus operator was attacked by a man on the bus in Tenleytown Monday afternoon. Police say the man slashed the driver’s face with a knife. The suspect was arrested. FOX 5 spoke exclusively to another bus driver who says he is concerned about the safety of all bus operators.
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Md. hiker hospitalized after being bitten by snake Video included

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A Maryland hiker is recovering after being attack by a snake. It happened along the yellow trail of the Manor area at Cunningham Falls State Park and is home to a high volume of poisonous rattlesnakes and copperheads. More>>

Afghan vet who fought wounded gets Medal of Honor Video included

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Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn't heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his neck, in a somber White House ceremony that also paid tribute to his nine platoon comrades who died that summer day in Afghanistan. More>>

Johns Hopkins to pay $190M after gynecologist taped pelvic exams Video included

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A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls. More>>

Obama urges immediate access to Ukraine crash site Video included

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President Barack Obama sternly called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering the probe at the Ukraine site of a downed passenger jet and allow international investigators unfettered access. More>>

Wish comes true for young D.C. United fan battling cystic fibrosis Video included

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Jordan Johansen had a wish and it came true in Washington this past weekend. The Arizona 12-year-old signed an MLS soccer contract and took the field with his favorite pro soccer team: D.C. United. More>>

Timelapse video: Metro testing Silver line trains Video included

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In just five days, Metro's new Silver line will officially open to passengers, and WMATA is working out the kinks all week long.  Timelapse video shared by Metro shows a Silver line train making a run.  More>>

Man officially exonerated in 1982 DC rape and murder Video included

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A man who spent more than 26 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit got what he was looking for Monday -- a signed document certifying his innocence. More>>

President Obama on statehood for DC: 'I'm for it' Video included

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President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation's capital. More>>

Prince George's County OKs MGM casino at National Harbor

A building plan for a $925 million MGM casino and hotel near the nation's capital has been approved by local officials in Maryland. More>>

Netherlands Embassy invites public to remember Malaysia Airlines crash victims Video included

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The public is invited to sign a condolence book at the Netherlands Embassy in D.C. in honor of the victims of last week's Malaysia Airlines crash.
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New Toyota minivan makes it easier to yell at kids

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Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids. The latest version of the company's Sienna minivan has a feature called "Driver Easy Speak." It uses a built-in microphone to amplify a parent's voice through speakers in the back seats.
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Five strange things you didn't know were contagious

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You know germs can be contagious, but doctors say there are some things you can catch no matter how many times you wash your hands. According to Prevention Magazine, here are five strange things you probably didn't know were contagious-- and you can probably relate to at least one of them. More>>

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  • Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay debts

    Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay debts

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:41 AM EDT2014-07-22 05:41:23 GMT
    The future of the Los Angeles Clippers is closer to decision as testimony resumes Monday in a probate trial over whether a deal negotiated by Donald Sterling's estranged wife to sell the team for $2 billion is...
    The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans if he persists in refusing to...
  • Better weather aiding Washington wildfire fight

    Better weather aiding Washington wildfire fight

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:33 AM EDT2014-07-22 05:33:25 GMT
    Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds...
    Calmer winds and cooler temperatures helped firefighters go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.
  • Clinton: US, Europe should get tough on Russia

    Clinton: US, Europe should get tough on Russia

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:51:14 GMT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton says the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia and says she backs President Barack Obama's calls for a thorough investigation into the passenger jet...
    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia while she backed President Barack Obama's calls for a thorough investigation into the passenger...
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  • PHOTOS: Beautiful double rainbow after heavy storms

    PHOTOS: Beautiful double rainbow after heavy storms

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-07-09 18:11:09 GMT
    Heavy storms passed over the Washington, D.C. region Tuesday evening. After the storms passed – a beautiful rainbow appeared. Here are some viewer pictures of the rainbow!
    Heavy storms passed over the Washington, D.C. region Tuesday evening. After the storms passed – a beautiful rainbow appeared. Here are some viewer pictures of the rainbow!
  • 13 quotes about freedom that will make you proud to be an American

    13 quotes about freedom that will make you proud to be an American

    Friday, July 4 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-07-04 20:27:19 GMT
    What does freedom mean to you?  In honor of Independence Day, we've put together a list of quotes about freedom that will make you proud to live in the USA. 
    What does freedom mean to you?  In honor of Independence Day, we've put together a list of quotes about freedom that will make you proud to live in the USA. 
  • PHOTOS: 2014 Quicken Loans National

    PHOTOS: 2014 Quicken Loans National

    Monday, June 30 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-06-30 14:31:01 GMT
    Congrats to Justin Rose, who won the 2014 Quicken National Tournament at Congressional Country Club! Check out photos from the weekend here.
    Congrats to Justin Rose, who won the 2014 Quicken National Tournament at Congressional Country Club! Check out photos from the weekend here.
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