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  • Woman shot in Silver Spring

    Woman shot in Silver Spring

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:05:14 GMT
    Police are investigating after they say a woman was shot in Silver Spring. The shooting happened around 5:30 a.m. near Saint Margarets Way and Plyers Mill Road. Montgomery County Police are searching for a suspect at this time.
    An 18-year-old woman was shot Wednesday morning in Silver Spring and police say the suspect could be as young as 14-years-old.
  • Shelling of UN school kills 15 as Gaza war rages

    Shelling of UN school kills 15 as Gaza war rages

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:51 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:51:58 GMT
    Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school Wednesday sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health official said.
    Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school Wednesday sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health official said.
  • Police shot man in leg in southeast

    Police shot man in leg in southeast

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:29 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:29:48 GMT
    D.C. police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened overnight. The shooting occurred around midnight in the 2500 block of Minnesota Avenue, southeast.
    D.C. police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened overnight. The shooting occurred around midnight in the 2500 block of Minnesota Avenue, southeast.
  • Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

    Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:22 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:22:49 GMT
    The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he thought the bombing was necessary because it shortened the war and eliminated the need for an Allied land invasion that could have cost more lives on both sides.
    The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he thought the bombing was necessary because it shortened the war and eliminated the need for an Allied land invasion that could have cost more lives on both sides.
  • Prince George's Community College banning e-cigarettes from campus

    Prince George's Community College banning e-cigarettes from campus

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:39:56 GMT
    Prince George's Community College is adopting a new smoke-free policy on campus starting September 15. All tobacco products will be prohibited, along with the increasingly popular electronic cigarettes.
    Prince George's Community College is adopting a new smoke-free policy on campus starting September 15. All tobacco products will be prohibited, along with the increasingly popular electronic cigarettes.
  • Face transplant recipient graces cover of GQ Magazine

    Face transplant recipient graces cover of GQ Magazine

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:34:52 GMT
    When you think of GQ Magazine, photos of attractive, well-dressed men may come to mind. A Virginia man gracing the pages of the latest edition used to be so ashamed of his appearance that he became a recluse and even covered the mirrors in his house so he wouldn't have to look at his face. Now, he is being celebrated as a medical miracle.
    When you think of GQ Magazine, photos of attractive, well-dressed men may come to mind. A Virginia man gracing the pages of the latest edition used to be so ashamed of his appearance that he became a recluse and even covered the mirrors in his house so he wouldn't have to look at his face. Now, he is being celebrated as a medical miracle.
  • Teen facing attempted murder, arson charges after fire at Woodbridge home

    Teen facing attempted murder, arson charges after fire at Woodbridge home

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:17:19 GMT
    Neighbors say an alleged old flame is accused of setting his ex-lover’s Woodbridge house on fire.
    Neighbors say an alleged old flame is accused of setting his ex-lover’s Woodbridge house on fire.
  • Shortlist of potential new FBI headquarters sites released

    Shortlist of potential new FBI headquarters sites released

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:14:37 GMT
    Three possible locations for the new FBI Headquarters in the D.C. area have been identified, a joint panel of the General Services Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday.
    Three possible locations for the new FBI Headquarters in the D.C. area have been identified, a joint panel of the General Services Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday.
  • Judge delays his ruling against DC handgun ban

    Judge delays his ruling against DC handgun ban

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:17:10 GMT
    A federal judge Tuesday granted a 90-day stay on his ruling Saturday allowing District residents with registered handguns to carry them outside the home.
    A federal judge Tuesday granted a 90-day stay on his ruling Saturday allowing District residents with registered handguns to carry them outside the home.
  • Corruption trial reveals McDonnells' marriage had 'broken down'

    Corruption trial reveals McDonnells' marriage had 'broken down'

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:50:02 GMT
    The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife plunged Tuesday into the sordid details of the couple's marriage and the former first lady's "crush" on a businessman who, according to prosecutors, lavished them with gifts and cash in exchange for promoting his company.
    The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife plunged Tuesday into the sordid details of the couple's marriage and the former first lady's "crush" on a businessman who, according to prosecutors, lavished them with gifts and cash in exchange for promoting his company.
  • DC mayor signs bill banning Styrofoam

    DC mayor signs bill banning Styrofoam

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:43:38 GMT
    That Styrofoam food container you may get your lunch in will soon be illegal in the District. Mayor Vincent Gray signed legislation on Tuesday that will prohibit the distribution of the containers starting in 2016.
    That Styrofoam food container you may get your lunch in will soon be illegal in the District. Mayor Vincent Gray signed legislation on Tuesday that will prohibit the distribution of the containers starting in 2016.
  • Capitol Hill temporarily banned from editing Wikipedia pages

    Capitol Hill temporarily banned from editing Wikipedia pages

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:11:40 GMT
    What should most staffers on Capitol Hill be spending their time on? It turns out that Wikipedia is what a lot of people up here are occupied with and the online encyclopedia has banned edits from computers on Capitol Hill for ten days.
    What should most staffers on Capitol Hill be spending their time on? It turns out that Wikipedia is what a lot of people up here are occupied with and the online encyclopedia has banned edits from computers on Capitol Hill for ten days.
  • Who is the "Woman in Black?" Mysterious woman spotted walking in West Virginia

    Who is the "Woman in Black?" Mysterious woman spotted walking in West Virginia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:27:35 GMT
    Who is the mysterious "woman in black?" One thing is for sure: She's got a lot of people talking, steadily trekking across several U.S. states and creating a buzz in local towns and on social media as she goes.
    Who is the mysterious "woman in black?" One thing is for sure: She's got a lot of people talking, steadily trekking across several U.S. states and creating a buzz in local towns and on social media as she goes.
  • Vehicle slams into McDonald's drive-thru window after carjacking

    Vehicle slams into McDonald's drive-thru window after carjacking

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:52:15 GMT
    Police are investigating after a truck has slammed into the drive-thru window at a McDonald's. The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. at the restaurant in the 6200 block of Annapolis Road in Landover Hills.
    Police say a vehicle slammed into the drive-thru of a McDonald’s in Landover Hills after a carjacking.
  • Study: Less running could be better for health

    Study: Less running could be better for health

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:11:30 GMT
    A new study finds less running could be better for your heart's health. Researchers found people who ran 50 minutes or less per week received the same benefits as those who ran more than three hours per week.
    A new study finds less running could be better for your heart's health. Researchers found people who ran 50 minutes or less per week received the same benefits as those who ran more than three hours per week.
  • Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

    Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:44:53 GMT
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia. Now Brantly is himself a patient, fighting for his own survival in an isolation unit on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, after contracting the deadly disease. The Texas-trained doctor says he is "terrified" of the disease progressing further, according to Dr. David Mcray, the director of maternal-child ...
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia. Now Brantly is himself a patient, fighting for his own survival in an isolation unit on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, after contracting the deadly disease. The Texas-trained doctor says he is "terrified" of the disease progressing further, according to Dr. David Mcray, the director of maternal-child ...
  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:03 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:03:26 GMT
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
  • Teen robbed of shoes at Annapolis Mall parking garage

    Teen robbed of shoes at Annapolis Mall parking garage

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:43:09 GMT
    It’s a warning for parents before you go back-to-school shopping for your family. You might want reconsider buying your kid expensive clothing. A 15-year-old boy was threatened and forced to give up the shoes on his feet or face extreme pain -- all from three older suspects who were watching his every movement for hours.
    It’s a warning for parents before you go back-to-school shopping for your family. You might want reconsider buying your kid expensive clothing. A 15-year-old boy was threatened and forced to give up the shoes on his feet or face extreme pain -- all from three older suspects who were watching his every movement for hours.
  • Flesh-eating bacteria found in Chesapeake Bay nearly kills Md. man

    Flesh-eating bacteria found in Chesapeake Bay nearly kills Md. man

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:41:27 GMT
    A Maryland man nearly lost his leg and his life due to a flesh-eating bacteria called Vibrio vulnificus, which is typically found in brackish waters like the Chesapeake Bay.
    A Maryland man nearly lost his leg and his life due to a flesh-eating bacteria called Vibrio vulnificus, which is typically found in brackish waters like the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Volunteers give back with "Renewal and Remembrance" at Arlington National Cemetery

    Volunteers give back with "Renewal and Remembrance" at Arlington National Cemetery

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:58:19 GMT
    There is perhaps no place in our area that captures what "service" is all about more than Arlington National Cemetery. America's hallowed ground is the final resting place for people who dedicated their lives to serving our country. On Monday, a special group of people put their hands on that ground and showed you are never too young to serve.
    There is perhaps no place in our area that captures what "service" is all about more than Arlington National Cemetery. America's hallowed ground is the final resting place for people who dedicated their lives to serving our country. On Monday, a special group of people put their hands on that ground and showed you are never too young to serve.
  • Corruption trial of former Va. governor Bob McDonnell begins

    Corruption trial of former Va. governor Bob McDonnell begins

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:43:05 GMT
    The corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a rising star in the Republican Party, and his wife began Monday in federal court with jury selection.
    The corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a rising star in the Republican Party, and his wife began Monday in federal court with jury selection.
  • DC asks stay of order that struck down handgun ban

    DC asks stay of order that struck down handgun ban

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:15:02 GMT
    Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying handguns outside the home.
    Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying handguns outside the home.
  • DC files motion for stay in gun ruling -- What does it mean?

    DC files motion for stay in gun ruling -- What does it mean?

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:08:46 GMT
    A federal court judge has ruled the District’s law against carrying a handgun in public is unconstitutional. The Office of the Attorney General has been fighting this lawsuit since 2009. Now that it has lost, the District wants a stay. What does that mean?
    A federal court judge has ruled the District’s law against carrying a handgun in public is unconstitutional. The Office of the Attorney General has been fighting this lawsuit since 2009. Now that it has lost, the District wants a stay. What does that mean?
  • Rescued pig family gets new lease on life at Montgomery Co. farm

    Rescued pig family gets new lease on life at Montgomery Co. farm

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:52:53 GMT
    A mother pig and her seven piglets rescued from North Carolina will not go to market.  Instead, they got a new lease on life Monday when they were brought to a farm in Maryland to live out the rest of their lives.
    A mother pig and her seven piglets rescued from North Carolina will not go to market.  Instead, they got a new lease on life Monday when they were brought to a farm in Maryland to live out the rest of their lives.
  • US court: Va. gay marriage ban unconstitutional

    US court: Va. gay marriage ban unconstitutional

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:30:07 GMT
    Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.
    Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.
  • Redskins fan turns autographs into tattoos

    Redskins fan turns autographs into tattoos

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:25:30 GMT
    A fan at Washington Redskins training camp is getting players' autographs tattooed onto his arm.
    A fan at Washington Redskins training camp is getting players' autographs tattooed onto his arm.
  • Obama gets emotional over Malia going to college

    Obama gets emotional over Malia going to college

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:03:20 GMT
    President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.
    President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.
  • After years of drama, Redskins enjoy a calm camp

    After years of drama, Redskins enjoy a calm camp

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:44:02 GMT
    The Washington Redskins are the team that gave us Michael Westbrook punching Stephen Davis, Dan Snyder landing his helicopter during practices, Albert Haynesworth turning the conditioning test into a sideshow and Mike Shanahan using the podium to remind everyone that he was Robert Griffin III's boss.
    The Washington Redskins are the team that gave us Michael Westbrook punching Stephen Davis, Dan Snyder landing his helicopter during practices, Albert Haynesworth turning the conditioning test into a sideshow and Mike Shanahan using the podium to remind everyone that he was Robert Griffin III's boss.
  • First morning rush on Metro's Silver Line runs smoothly

    First morning rush on Metro's Silver Line runs smoothly

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:51:58 GMT
    Nearly 10,000 people have used Metro's five new Silver Line stations during the morning rush hour.
    Nearly 10,000 people have used Metro's five new Silver Line stations during the morning rush hour.
  • Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

    Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:27 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:27:32 GMT
    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does, researchers report. That's better than a high-five, which still passes along less than half the amount as a handshake.
    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does, researchers report. That's better than a high-five, which still passes along less than half the amount as a handshake.
  • Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia

    Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:18:05 GMT
    Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.
    Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.
  • Dozens treated for illness at Keith Urban concert

    Dozens treated for illness at Keith Urban concert

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:15:35 GMT
    Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts. Police and fire officials say ambulances from five surrounding communities responded to the Saturday night concert at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, about 30 miles south of Boston.
    Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts. Police and fire officials say ambulances from five surrounding communities responded to the Saturday night concert at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, about 30 miles south of Boston.
  • Police investigate Gaithersburg death as homicide

    Police investigate Gaithersburg death as homicide

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:35:17 GMT
    A 47-year-old woman was found dead in her Gaithersburg home Sunday Morning, police say her death was suspicious and husband was detained in what is now a homicide investigation.
    A 47-year-old woman was found dead in her Gaithersburg home Sunday Morning, police say her death was suspicious and husband was detained in what is now a homicide investigation.
  • DC Attorney General plans to seek a stay after judge rules DC gun control law is unconstitutional

    DC Attorney General plans to seek a stay after judge rules DC gun control law is unconstitutional

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-27 22:28:07 GMT
    The office of the Attorney General of DC issued a statement today saying they will ask for a stay of a judge's ruling on gun rights so they can keep citizens from carrying handguns in public
    The office of the Attorney General of DC issued a statement today saying they will ask for a stay of a judge's ruling on gun rights so they can keep citizens from carrying handguns in public
  • Firefighters Honored for Heroic Effort in March House Fire

    Firefighters Honored for Heroic Effort in March House Fire

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-27 22:12:57 GMT
    The DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department honored 11 firefighters for their bravery that resulted in the rescue of three people who were trapped in a house fire on the 1200 block of Stevens Road SE in March 2014.
    The DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department honored 11 firefighters for their bravery that resulted in the rescue of three people who were trapped in a house fire on the 1200 block of Stevens Road SE in March 2014.
  • EMILY MILLER: Federal judge rules DC ban on gun carry rights unconstitutional

    EMILY MILLER: Federal judge rules DC ban on gun carry rights unconstitutional

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:56:38 GMT
    A federal judge in the District of Columbia on Saturday overturned the city’s total ban on residents being allowing to carry firearms outside their home, declaring the law “unconstitutional” in a landmark decision for gun-rights activists.
    A federal judge in the District of Columbia on Saturday overturned the city’s total ban on residents being allowing to carry firearms outside their home, declaring the law “unconstitutional” in a landmark decision for gun-rights activists.
  • Severe Thunderstorms, Tornadoes for Mid-Atlantic Sunday

    Severe Thunderstorms, Tornadoes for Mid-Atlantic Sunday

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:27:45 GMT
    Thunderstorms will once again turn severe across the Ohio Valley and into the mid-Atlantic through Sunday night.
    Thunderstorms will once again turn severe across the Ohio Valley and into the mid-Atlantic through Sunday night.
  • Baltimore County rescuers search for Alexandria man missing near dam

    Baltimore County rescuers search for Alexandria man missing near dam

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:27:29 GMT
    Baltimore County rescuers are searching for the body of a man who was last seen falling into the waters of Maryland's Pretty Boy Dam.Police and fire officials say the man was seen hanging over the dam and then falling into the water Friday evening.
    Baltimore County rescuers are searching for the body of a man who was last seen falling into the waters of Maryland's Pretty Boy Dam.Police and fire officials say the man was seen hanging over the dam and then falling into the water Friday evening.
  • Crash on I-97 seriously injures 4 in Millersville

    Crash on I-97 seriously injures 4 in Millersville

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:56:46 GMT
    Four people are seriously hurt after a car crash that closed Interstate 97 in Anne Arundel County.Investigators say a car went off the highway Sunday about 8:20 a.m. and hit a tree in Millersville.
    Four people are seriously hurt after a car crash that closed Interstate 97 in Anne Arundel County.Investigators say a car went off the highway Sunday about 8:20 a.m. and hit a tree in Millersville.
  • Obama plays golf with ESPN hosts

    Obama plays golf with ESPN hosts

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:50:26 GMT
    President Barack Obama is playing golf at a private club in Maryland with the hosts of ESPN's "Pardon the Interruption.
    President Barack Obama is playing golf at a private club in Maryland with the hosts of ESPN's "Pardon the Interruption.
  • Backlash has begun against gluten-free dieters

    Backlash has begun against gluten-free dieters

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:47:11 GMT
    The swelling ranks of Americans adopting gluten-free diets have given rise to another hot trend: people calling the whole thing a bunch of baloney.
    The swelling ranks of Americans adopting gluten-free diets have given rise to another hot trend: people calling the whole thing a bunch of baloney.
  • Officer among 6 hurt in crash with police cruiser

    Officer among 6 hurt in crash with police cruiser

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:42:52 GMT
    A Howard County police officer and five civilians are injured after a crash between a police vehicle and a SUV.
    A Howard County police officer and five civilians are injured after a crash between a police vehicle and a SUV.
  • New silver line increases Metro's size, service

    New silver line increases Metro's size, service

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:41:06 GMT
    Metro says the new silver line makes the Washington region's transit system 10 percent larger with the addition of five new stations.
    Metro says the new silver line makes the Washington region's transit system 10 percent larger with the addition of five new stations.
  • Victim says an Uber driver sexually assaulted her

    Victim says an Uber driver sexually assaulted her

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:05:09 GMT
    Police announced an arrest has been made in the sexual assault which occurred in the 1400 block of Rhode Island Avenue, Northwest on Sunday July 20th.
    Police announced an arrest has been made in the sexual assault which occurred in the 1400 block of Rhode Island Avenue, Northwest on Sunday July 20th.
  • Weekend Storms to Rattle Mid-Atlantic

    Weekend Storms to Rattle Mid-Atlantic

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:56:33 GMT
    Stormy weather will be the theme for the weekend. People planning to spend time outside will have to dodge showers and thunderstorms Sunday with some of the stronger storms whipping up gusty winds, hail and frequent lightning.
    Stormy weather will be the theme for the weekend. People planning to spend time outside will have to dodge showers and thunderstorms Sunday with some of the stronger storms whipping up gusty winds, hail and frequent lightning.
  • Law Enforcement Agencies work together to keep courthouse visitors safe

    Law Enforcement Agencies work together to keep courthouse visitors safe

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:56:16 GMT
    After a year's worth of planning, 14-law enforcement agencies participated in a day long training session to prepare in the event of a crises at the Prince George's County Courthouse in Upper Marlboro, MD.
    After a year's worth of planning, 14-law enforcement agencies participated in a day long training session to prepare in the event of a crises at the Prince George's County Courthouse in Upper Marlboro, MD.
  • Protestors Arrested While Demonstrating at REI in Rockville

    Protestors Arrested While Demonstrating at REI in Rockville

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-07-27 01:25:36 GMT
    Students protesting the use of sweatshops ended up being the ones in trouble with the law after police say the demonstrators went too far - they went inside an REI in Rockville
    Students protesting the use of sweatshops ended up being the ones in trouble with the law after police say the demonstrators went too far - they went inside an REI in Rockville
  • Ocean City drawbridge gets stuck in open position

    Ocean City drawbridge gets stuck in open position

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-07-26 23:28:53 GMT
    A stuck drawbridge is frustrating travelers trying to get to and from Ocean City.The Harry W. Kelley Memorial Bridge on Route 50 became stuck in the open position on Saturday as a result of a mechanical issue.
    A stuck drawbridge is frustrating travelers trying to get to and from Ocean City.The Harry W. Kelley Memorial Bridge on Route 50 became stuck in the open position on Saturday as a result of a mechanical issue.
  • Police investigating homicide in SE Washington

    Police investigating homicide in SE Washington

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:55:39 GMT
    Police are investigating a homicide in southeast Washington.The Metropolitan Police Department says officers were called Saturday around 12:15 a.m. to the 200 block of Savannah Street SE.
    Police are investigating a homicide in southeast Washington.The Metropolitan Police Department says officers were called Saturday around 12:15 a.m. to the 200 block of Savannah Street SE.
  • 2 W.Va. firefighters treated after tunnel blaze

    2 W.Va. firefighters treated after tunnel blaze

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:54:14 GMT
    A tractor-trailer fire filled an Interstate 77 tunnel with black smoke, backed up traffic for miles and sent two West Virginia firefighters to a hospital.
    A tractor-trailer fire filled an Interstate 77 tunnel with black smoke, backed up traffic for miles and sent two West Virginia firefighters to a hospital.
  • Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wife

    Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wife

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:51:31 GMT
    A former Virginia governor once viewed as a rising national star in the Republican Party is going on trial and fighting to avoid federal prison.
    A former Virginia governor once viewed as a rising national star in the Republican Party is going on trial and fighting to avoid federal prison.
  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.57 per gallon

    AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.57 per gallon

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:49:47 GMT
    Motorists in Maryland are paying 5 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago.AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $3.57, down from $3.62 a week ago.
    Motorists in Maryland are paying 5 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago.AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $3.57, down from $3.62 a week ago.
  • New bus service goes from silver line to Dulles

    New bus service goes from silver line to Dulles

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:48:25 GMT
    A new express bus service will take passengers between the just-opened stations on the silver line and Washington Dulles International Airport.Transportation officials say the new express bus service opened Saturday
    A new express bus service will take passengers between the just-opened stations on the silver line and Washington Dulles International Airport.Transportation officials say the new express bus service opened Saturday
  • Inmate injured after stabbing at Md. prison

    Inmate injured after stabbing at Md. prison

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:46:37 GMT
    An inmate at the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup has been flown to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed.
    An inmate at the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup has been flown to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed.
  • PHOTOS: Redskins Training Camp - Scenes from Week 1

    PHOTOS: Redskins Training Camp - Scenes from Week 1

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:25:02 GMT
    Washington football fans rejoiced this week when their team OFFICIALLY headed back to practice.  Check out photos from week 1 of training camp in Richmond here!
    Washington football fans rejoiced this week when their team OFFICIALLY headed back to practice.  Check out photos from week 1 of training camp in Richmond here!
  • Man who committed suicide linked to 2002 murder of Loudoun County girl

    Man who committed suicide linked to 2002 murder of Loudoun County girl

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:39:25 GMT
    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says they have a suspect in the 2002 cold case murder of Erica Smith. However, he will never face justice because he committed suicide. The victim’s family FOX 5 about the news.
    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says they have a suspect in the 2002 cold case murder of Erica Smith. However, he will never face justice because he committed suicide. The victim’s family FOX 5 about the news.
  • Cheers To The Weekend: Danny Lledo of Slate Wine Bar + Bistro

    Cheers To The Weekend: Danny Lledo of Slate Wine Bar + Bistro

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:31:00 GMT
    It's Friday night and time to unwind and give cheers to the weekend! Danny Lledo, manager of Slate Wine Bar + Bistro is sharing his recipe for his Valencian Roses drink.
    It's Friday night and time to unwind and give cheers to the weekend! Danny Lledo, manager of Slate Wine Bar + Bistro is sharing his recipe for his Valencian Roses drink.
  • Tysons Corner businesses excited for opening of new Silver Line

    Tysons Corner businesses excited for opening of new Silver Line

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:42:02 GMT
    We are just hours away from the first Metro train to roll on the Silver Line. Metro isn’t the only one counting down until this service begins at noon Saturday. When it happens, Tysons Corner Center and area businesses nearby are hoping to expand with a lot more profit.
    We are just hours away from the first Metro train to roll on the Silver Line. Metro isn’t the only one counting down until this service begins at noon Saturday. When it happens, Tysons Corner Center and area businesses nearby are hoping to expand with a lot more profit.
  • Man arrested for attempted kidnapping of young girl in Landover

    Man arrested for attempted kidnapping of young girl in Landover

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:50:20 GMT
    Prince George’s County police have arrested a 25-year-old man for attempting to kidnap a 12-year-old girl in Landover.
    Prince George’s County police have arrested a 25-year-old man for attempting to kidnap a 12-year-old girl in Landover.
  • Va. governor: Blessing more didn't die in tornado at Va. campground

    Va. governor: Blessing more didn't die in tornado at Va. campground

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:21:47 GMT
    Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday it's a blessing more people didn't die in the storm given the short notice that campers had to seek shelter.
    Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday it's a blessing more people didn't die in the storm given the short notice that campers had to seek shelter.
  • Meet the first operator of Metro's inaugural Silver Line train

    Meet the first operator of Metro's inaugural Silver Line train

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:33:35 GMT
    After nearly a decade, the wait is just about over. On Saturday, Phase 1 of the much anticipated Silver Line will start running. But perhaps the most important job is the person who will be behind the controls of the inaugural train.
    After nearly a decade, the wait is just about over. On Saturday, Phase 1 of the much anticipated Silver Line will start running. But perhaps the most important job is the person who will be behind the controls of the inaugural train.
  • Silver Line opens: What you need to know

    Silver Line opens: What you need to know

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:23:21 GMT
    Metro officially opens the first phase of the Silver Line to passengers this weekend, and they say they're ready.  Are you?  Here's some important info to help make your first ride a smooth one.
    Metro officially opens the first phase of the Silver Line to passengers this weekend, and they say they're ready.  Are you?  Here's some important info to help make your first ride a smooth one.
  • New DNA crime fighting tool in the District

    New DNA crime fighting tool in the District

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:03:57 GMT
    The District of Columbia is about to become the first city in the nation to use a revolutionary new crime fighting tool. It is a lab device that can analyze DNA in just over an hour and gives investigators the answers they need in just a fraction of the time it takes now.
    The District of Columbia is about to become the first city in the nation to use a revolutionary new crime fighting tool. It is a lab device that can analyze DNA in just over an hour and gives investigators the answers they need in just a fraction of the time it takes now.
  • Less 'MeAngelo', more maturity for Redskins' Hall

    Less 'MeAngelo', more maturity for Redskins' Hall

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:36:06 GMT
    At a closed-door meeting during spring workouts, DeAngelo Hall stood before his Washington Redskins teammates and downplayed his "MeAngelo" antics.
    At a closed-door meeting during spring workouts, DeAngelo Hall stood before his Washington Redskins teammates and downplayed his "MeAngelo" antics.
  • Police investigating assaults of 2 female pedestrians in Hyattsville

    Police investigating assaults of 2 female pedestrians in Hyattsville

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:07:16 GMT
    Hyattsville City Police are investigating the assaults of two women who were attacked while walking down the street. The incidents happened over the past two weeks and police are working to determine whether they are connected.
    Hyattsville City Police are investigating the assaults of two women who were attacked while walking down the street. The incidents happened over the past two weeks and police are working to determine whether they are connected.
  • Parkmobile provides FOX 5 with tips to avoid getting DC parking tickets

    Parkmobile provides FOX 5 with tips to avoid getting DC parking tickets

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:18:41 GMT
    Drivers in Washington, D.C. use the Parkmobile app on their smartphones to make it easy to pay the meters and avoid parking tickets. However, many people -- myself included -- have found those telltale pink slips on their cars even though they paid with the app. On Friday, I spoke with an executive at Parkmobile about the problem and how to avoid getting parking tickets.
    Drivers in Washington, D.C. use the Parkmobile app on their smartphones to make it easy to pay the meters and avoid parking tickets. However, many people -- myself included -- have found those telltale pink slips on their cars even though they paid with the app. On Friday, I spoke with an executive at Parkmobile about the problem and how to avoid getting parking tickets.
  • Judge revokes bond of DC officer charged with attempted murder of wife

    Judge revokes bond of DC officer charged with attempted murder of wife

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:43:16 GMT
    A Prince George's County judge revoked the bond of a Metropolitan Police Department officer charged with trying to kill his wife for violating a stay-away order by sending her text messages and initiating visits.
    A Prince George's County judge revoked the bond of a Metropolitan Police Department officer charged with trying to kill his wife for violating a stay-away order by sending her text messages and initiating visits.
  • Former contractor says she was attacked by rats at DC's Providence Hospital

    Former contractor says she was attacked by rats at DC's Providence Hospital

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:03:00 GMT
    It is an odd and very disturbing story. A hospital contractor in Northeast D.C. was attacked by rats on the job and they are the same rats she says are eating bodies in the morgue.
    It is an odd and very disturbing story. A hospital contractor in Northeast D.C. was attacked by rats on the job and they are the same rats she says are eating bodies in the morgue.
  • Woman arrested for green paint vandalism due for mental observation hearing

    Woman arrested for green paint vandalism due for mental observation hearing

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:31:17 GMT
    The woman arrested for vandalizing the National Cathedral with green paint will be back in court Friday. Jaimei Tian is due for a mental observation hearing.
    The woman arrested for vandalizing the National Cathedral with green paint will be back in court Friday. Jaimei Tian is due for a mental observation hearing.
  • Study: Acetaminophen doesn't reduce lower-back pain

    Study: Acetaminophen doesn't reduce lower-back pain

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:04:27 GMT
    A new study says taking medication like Tylenol or Panadol for back pain is as effective as taking a sugar pill. Researchers split 1600 participants into three groups. Each was given two unmarked boxes. One group received two boxes of acetaminophen with instructions to use the second box as needed. Another group got a box of acetaminophen and a second box of placebos. They also got the instructions to use the second box as needed. The third group received two boxes of placebos. Researchers to...
    A new study says taking medication like Tylenol or Panadol for back pain is as effective as taking a sugar pill. Researchers split 1600 participants into three groups. Each was given two unmarked boxes. One group received two boxes of acetaminophen with instructions to use the second box as needed. Another group got a box of acetaminophen and a second box of placebos. They also got the instructions to use the second box as needed. The third group received two boxes of placebos. Researchers to...
  • Sarah Fraser is coming back to morning radio in the DMV

    Sarah Fraser is coming back to morning radio in the DMV

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:36:46 GMT
    Radio personality Sarah Fraser made a big announcement on FOX 5 News Morning - she's coming back to the DMV with a new radio show!
    Radio personality Sarah Fraser made a big announcement on FOX 5 News Morning - she's coming back to the DMV with a new radio show!
  • Metro: Silver Line ready to go

    Metro: Silver Line ready to go

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:10:36 GMT
    Metro's new Silver Line is all set and ready to go for its grand opening in just two days. The only thing missing now are the riders, but the buzz is building. On Thursday, the transit agency unveiled a new ad campaign, betting the Silver Line will make a lot of people happy.
    Metro's new Silver Line is all set and ready to go for its grand opening on Saturday. The only thing missing now are the riders, but the buzz is building. On Thursday, the transit agency unveiled a new ad campaign, betting the Silver Line will make a lot of people happy.
  • 2012 solar flare could have caused major damage

    2012 solar flare could have caused major damage

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:29 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:29:59 GMT
    A solar flare that passed through earth's orbit in 2012 could have struck our planet if it had occurred a week sooner. Scientists say the flare wouldn't have caused bodily harm but would have damaged satellites and taken down our power grid. The event could have caused $2 trillion in damages.
    A solar flare that passed through earth's orbit in 2012 could have struck our planet if it had occurred a week sooner. Scientists say the flare wouldn't have caused bodily harm but would have damaged satellites and taken down our power grid. The event could have caused $2 trillion in damages.
  • Ohio State marching band director fired

    Ohio State marching band director fired

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:57 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:57:57 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment. Jonathan Waters had led the band since 2012, and served in lesser capacities for a decade before that. His halftime shows for what's known to fans as "The Best Damn Band in the Land" were considered revolutionary and drew millions of viewers on YouTube. Fledgling university President Micha...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment. Jonathan Waters had led the band since 2012, and served in lesser capacities for a decade before that. His halftime shows for what's known to fans as "The Best Damn Band in the Land" were considered revolutionary and drew millions of viewers on YouTube. Fledgling university President Micha...
  • Delaware reports 1st case of mosquito virus

    Delaware reports 1st case of mosquito virus

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:52 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:52:59 GMT
    Public health officials say Delaware has recorded its first case of a mosquito-borne virus that has been spreading in the U.S. from the Caribbean.
    Public health officials say Delaware has recorded its first case of a mosquito-borne virus that has been spreading in the U.S. from the Caribbean.
  • Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash

    Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:41 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:41:38 GMT
    French soldiers on Friday secured one of the black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that went down in restive northern Mali with the loss of at least 116 people, French President Francois Hollande said Friday.
    French soldiers on Friday secured one of the black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that went down in restive northern Mali with the loss of at least 116 people, French President Francois Hollande said Friday.
  • Calif. dolls were meant to spread cheer, not chill

    Calif. dolls were meant to spread cheer, not chill

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:38 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:38:17 GMT
    They sent a creepy feeling through several Southern California families, but authorities say the person who left porcelain dolls on doorsteps didn't mean any harm.
    They sent a creepy feeling through several Southern California families, but authorities say the person who left porcelain dolls on doorsteps didn't mean any harm.
  • Suspect who taunts police on Facebook is arrested

    Suspect who taunts police on Facebook is arrested

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:34 AM EDT2014-07-25 08:34:29 GMT
    Anne Arundel County, MD police say they arrested a wanted man after he taunted police of Facebook.
    Anne Arundel County, MD police say they arrested a wanted man after he taunted police of Facebook.
  • Md. volunteer firefighter returns home after deploying to Israel

    Md. volunteer firefighter returns home after deploying to Israel

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:14:10 GMT
    A local volunteer firefighter was recently deployed to the front lines for a program to help his counterparts in Israel. He has returned home and described to FOX 5 what he saw during his tour.
    A local volunteer firefighter was recently deployed to the front lines for a program to help his counterparts in Israel. He has returned home and described to FOX 5 what he saw during his tour.
  • Mistrial declared for DC officer charged with attempted murder of wife

    Mistrial declared for DC officer charged with attempted murder of wife

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:39:12 GMT
    A mistrial was declared Thursday for a D.C. police officer charged with attempted murder of his wife.
    A mistrial was declared Thursday for a D.C. police officer charged with attempted murder of his wife.
  • Stafford doctor accused of running 'pill mill'

    Stafford doctor accused of running 'pill mill'

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:25:52 GMT
    A doctor in Stafford has been accused of running a pill mill. Investigators say she sold a wide range of prescription drugs to more than 100 people. One of those patients died.
    A doctor in Stafford has been accused of running a pill mill. Investigators say she sold a wide range of prescription drugs to more than 100 people. One of those patients died.
  • Former Redskin Fred Davis pleads not guilty on domestic violence charge

    Former Redskin Fred Davis pleads not guilty on domestic violence charge

    Former Washington Redskins player Fred Davis has turned himself in to police and pleaded not guilty in D.C. Superior Court Thursday. The 28-year-old was wanted for a domestic violence simple assault charge.
    Former Washington Redskins player Fred Davis has turned himself in to police and pleaded not guilty in D.C. Superior Court Thursday. The 28-year-old was wanted for a domestic violence simple assault charge.
  • DC police say they issued 5 pot citations in 1st week of new decriminalization law

    DC police say they issued 5 pot citations in 1st week of new decriminalization law

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:29:25 GMT
    Police in the District of Columbia issued five citations for marijuana possession in the first week of a new law that decriminalized possessing small amounts of marijuana.
    Police in the District of Columbia issued five citations for marijuana possession in the first week of a new law that decriminalized possessing small amounts of marijuana.
  • Weekend Watch for July 25-27

    Weekend Watch for July 25-27

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:11:45 GMT
    Still looking for plans this weekend? Here are some ideas for you to check out around the area!
    Still looking for plans this weekend? Here are some ideas for you to check out around the area!
  • 'Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock' campaign aims to protect children from being left in hot cars

    'Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock' campaign aims to protect children from being left in hot cars

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:55:31 GMT
    The federal government is stepping up its efforts to try to prevent deaths of nearly three dozen babies every year in this country -- children accidentally left to die in hot cars.
    The federal government is stepping up its efforts to try to prevent deaths of nearly three dozen babies every year in this country -- children accidentally left to die in hot cars.
  • Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:53:18 GMT
    An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso — the third major international aviation disaster in a week.
    An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso — the third major international aviation disaster in a week.
  • Stark contrasts for RGIII as Redskins open training camp

    Stark contrasts for RGIII as Redskins open training camp

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:48:28 GMT
    Instead of engaging in another round of contradictory, back-and-forth podium sessions with Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III stood at the microphone and said he has coaches who believe in him. He implied he wasn't even allowed to do "the bare minimum" as a quarterback a year ago.
    Instead of engaging in another round of contradictory, back-and-forth podium sessions with Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III stood at the microphone and said he has coaches who believe in him. He implied he wasn't even allowed to do "the bare minimum" as a quarterback a year ago.
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

    2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:47:15 GMT
    A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said.
    A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said.
  • ParkingTicket.com offers to fight DC parking tickets FREE on behalf of FOX 5 viewers

    ParkingTicket.com offers to fight DC parking tickets FREE on behalf of FOX 5 viewers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:13:44 GMT
    After our story on unfair D.C. parking tickets aired Thursday, we heard from dozens and dozens of people who are fed up, too.  Now, a New Jersey-based company is offering to fight tickets on behalf of our viewers-- FREE!!!!
    After our story on unfair D.C. parking tickets aired Thursday, we heard from dozens and dozens of people who are fed up, too.  Now, a New Jersey-based company is offering to fight tickets on behalf of our viewers-- FREE!!!!
  • FOX 5 Investigates: DC parking ticket fight

    FOX 5 Investigates: DC parking ticket fight

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:55:46 GMT
    There's a good chance that most of you who are reading this have gotten a parking ticket in D.C. at one time. It's always frustrating -- even if you deserve it. But what if you didn’t deserve it? You parked legally, your tags were up to date and you still got a ticket on your windshield? Would you take on the fight?
    There's a good chance that most of you who are reading this have gotten a parking ticket in D.C. at one time. It's always frustrating -- even if you deserve it. But what if you didn’t deserve it? You parked legally, your tags were up to date and you still got a ticket on your windshield? Would you take on the fight?
  • House panel clears way for vote on Obama lawsuit

    House panel clears way for vote on Obama lawsuit

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:37:34 GMT
    Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was written.
    Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was written.
  • 8-year-old girl dies after swim in Rockville pool

    8-year-old girl dies after swim in Rockville pool

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:25:53 GMT
    Montgomery County police say it's not clear what caused the death of an 8-year-old girl who lost consciousness after swimming in at the public Rockville Swim Center in Rockville.
    Montgomery County police say it's not clear what caused the death of an 8-year-old girl who lost consciousness after swimming in at the public Rockville Swim Center in Rockville.
  • Questions surround DC gun arrest of poultry executive at congressional office building

    Questions surround DC gun arrest of poultry executive at congressional office building

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:40:11 GMT
    A South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive was charged after police say he tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a loaded handgun.
    A South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive was charged after police say he tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a loaded handgun.
  • Hatcher sidelined as Gruden, Redskins open camp

    Hatcher sidelined as Gruden, Redskins open camp

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:06:34 GMT
    Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says defensive end Jason Hatcher and three other players will be sidelined when training camp practice begins Thursday.
    Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says defensive end Jason Hatcher and three other players will be sidelined when training camp practice begins Thursday.
  • Former DC officer gets 18 years in child sex abuse case

    Former DC officer gets 18 years in child sex abuse case

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:41:52 GMT
    A former D.C. police officer has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing a girl who participated in his church choir.
    A former D.C. police officer has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing a girl who participated in his church choir.
  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:22:54 GMT
    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
  • Three naked men steal burgers and peppers from a restaurant

    Three naked men steal burgers and peppers from a restaurant

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:24:45 GMT
    Police in Florida are looking for three men who broke into a restaurant in their underwear, later stripped naked and took off with hamburgers and peppers.
    Police in Florida are looking for three men who broke into a restaurant in their underwear, later stripped naked and took off with hamburgers and peppers.
  • Browns fan urinates on Art Modell's grave

    Browns fan urinates on Art Modell's grave

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:13 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:13:22 GMT
    Video has surfaced of a Cleveland Browns fan disgracing the late Art Modell by urinating on his grave.
    Video has surfaced of a Cleveland Browns fan disgracing the late Art Modell by urinating on his grave.
  • Bethesda named 2nd snobbiest small city in America

    Bethesda named 2nd snobbiest small city in America

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:51:19 GMT
    Bethesda has been named the second snobbiest small city in America. But here at FOX 5, we love Bethesda, so we had to hit the streets to meet some of the people there to find out if it’s true.
    Bethesda has been named the second snobbiest small city in America. But here at FOX 5, we love Bethesda, so we had to hit the streets to meet some of the people there to find out if it’s true.
  • Horse strangled in West Virginia

    Horse strangled in West Virginia

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:17:36 GMT
    It is an extreme case of animal abuse out of West Virginia -- a horse was strangled with a rope.
    It is an extreme case of animal abuse out of West Virginia -- a horse was strangled with a rope.
  • Local man 'trying to keep the legend alive' with John Wayne museum

    Local man 'trying to keep the legend alive' with John Wayne museum

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:19:25 GMT
    He's a Hollywood legend, but the museum that honors John Wayne is right here in our area. Don’t know about it? Well, you are missing out.
    He's a Hollywood legend, but the museum that honors John Wayne is right here in our area. Don’t know about it? Well, you are missing out.
  • Flight ban to Tel Aviv affecting Md. teens visiting Israel

    Flight ban to Tel Aviv affecting Md. teens visiting Israel

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:46:00 GMT
    Travel restrictions imposed by the FAA on U.S. airlines servicing Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport are now in their second day with no indication when they will be lifted. Of course, that is causing all kinds of trouble for people trying to get to Israel or fly back home.
    Travel restrictions imposed by the FAA on U.S. airlines servicing Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport are now in their second day with no indication when they will be lifted. Of course, that is causing all kinds of trouble for people trying to get to Israel or fly back home.
  • Another man charged with bringing gun to Cannon House Office Building

    Another man charged with bringing gun to Cannon House Office Building

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:31:22 GMT
    U.S. Capitol Police say a South Carolina man has been arrested after officers found a gun in his bag when he tried to enter the Cannon Building.
    U.S. Capitol Police say a South Carolina man has been arrested after officers found a gun in his bag when he tried to enter the Cannon Building.
  • Rep. Mica: Have to be 'high' to think DC should become 51st state

    Rep. Mica: Have to be 'high' to think DC should become 51st state

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:06:21 GMT
    Earlier this week, President Barack Obama said he supports statehood for the District of Columbia. But Florida Congressman John Mica believes otherwise. He told us anyone who thinks D.C. should be a state must be high.
    Earlier this week, President Barack Obama said he supports statehood for the District of Columbia. But Florida Congressman John Mica believes otherwise. He told us anyone who thinks D.C. should be a state must be high.
  • 'Butterflies' for Jay Gruden at 1st Redskins camp

    'Butterflies' for Jay Gruden at 1st Redskins camp

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:32:39 GMT
    The most stressful part for Jay Gruden was setting up the schedule. Sixteen days of Washington Redskins practices and meetings, all on him. Gruden takes the field Thursday for his first training camp practice as an NFL head coach, the culmination of a long climb that took him through the AFL and UFL before his final launching pad stop as the offensive coordinator with the Cincinnati Bengals.
    The most stressful part for Jay Gruden was setting up the schedule. Sixteen days of Washington Redskins practices and meetings, all on him. Gruden takes the field Thursday for his first training camp practice as an NFL head coach, the culmination of a long climb that took him through the AFL and UFL before his final launching pad stop as the offensive coordinator with the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • Bus service changes to Silver Line

    Bus service changes to Silver Line

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:11:32 GMT
    Before you get to Metro's new Silver Line, you may have to deal with the ride before the ride. As FOX 5 reported last week, there is little, if any, parking in Tysons Corner. Instead, buses will funnel passengers to the new rail line from as far out as Loudoun and Prince William counties.
    Before you get to Metro's new Silver Line, you may have to deal with the ride before the ride. As FOX 5 reported last week, there is little, if any, parking in Tysons Corner. Instead, buses will funnel passengers to the new rail line from as far out as Loudoun and Prince William counties.
  • Can Redskins' RGIII develop chemistry with Gruden?

    Can Redskins' RGIII develop chemistry with Gruden?

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:42:59 GMT
    It didn't take long for Jay Gruden to figure out Robert Griffin III. "He's a perfectionist. He doesn't like negative publicity. He doesn't like negative plays to happen. He wants everything to be right," Gruden said. "He wants everybody to love Robert, and that's not going to be the case at the quarterback position."
    It didn't take long for Jay Gruden to figure out Robert Griffin III. "He's a perfectionist. He doesn't like negative publicity. He doesn't like negative plays to happen. He wants everything to be right," Gruden said. "He wants everybody to love Robert, and that's not going to be the case at the quarterback position."
  • Trump: DC hotel will be among world's best

    Trump: DC hotel will be among world's best

    Donald Trump has big plans for the Old Post Office building, a historic structure in downtown Washington that he's pledging to transform into the city's most luxurious hotel. As for the White House, four blocks away? He's not saying.
    Donald Trump has big plans for the Old Post Office building, a historic structure in downtown Washington that he's pledging to transform into the city's most luxurious hotel. As for the White House, four blocks away? He's not saying.
  • Nats place Zimmerman on DL with hamstring strain

    Nats place Zimmerman on DL with hamstring strain

    The Washington Nationals have placed third baseman and outfielder Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.
    The Washington Nationals have placed third baseman and outfielder Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.
  • 15-month-old girl, father found safe after abduction at Southern Ave. Metro station

    15-month-old girl, father found safe after abduction at Southern Ave. Metro station

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:04:08 GMT
    Metro Transit Police say a father and his 15-month-old daughter have been found safe after he abducted her at the Southern Avenue Metro station on Tuesday evening. 
    Metro Transit Police say a father and his 15-month-old daughter have been found safe after he abducted her at the Southern Avenue Metro station on Tuesday evening. 
  • Wednesday is National Hot Dog Day: Get deals and more!

    Wednesday is National Hot Dog Day: Get deals and more!

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:35:58 GMT
    It's National Hot Dog Day, so we'll be frank. Whether you like it in a bun off the grill, at a baseball game or in your mac cheese (yes, we've tried that too), there's no question: Americans love hot dogs.  Get info on deals to celebrate here!
    It's National Hot Dog Day, so we'll be frank. Whether you like it in a bun off the grill, at a baseball game or in your mac cheese (yes, we've tried that too), there's no question: Americans love hot dogs.  Get info on deals to celebrate here!
  • National capital area No. 1 for late mail

    National capital area No. 1 for late mail

    A U.S. Postal Service report ranks the nation's capital No. 1 - for late mail delivery.
    A U.S. Postal Service report ranks the nation's capital No. 1 - for late mail delivery.
  • Ben's Chili Bowl opens eatery at National Airport

    Ben's Chili Bowl opens eatery at National Airport

    Reagan National Airport is celebrating the opening of Ben's Chili Bowl in one of its terminals as the famous Washington eatery opens its first airport location.
    Reagan National Airport is celebrating the opening of Ben's Chili Bowl in one of its terminals as the famous Washington eatery opens its first airport location.
  • Bowser to hold hearings on soccer stadium deal

    Bowser to hold hearings on soccer stadium deal

    The D.C. councilmember who could end up deciding the fate of a proposed new soccer stadium for D.C. United will hold two public hearings on the project.
    The D.C. councilmember who could end up deciding the fate of a proposed new soccer stadium for D.C. United will hold two public hearings on the project.
  • Plane from Baltimore to Chicago diverted due to smoke in cargo area

    Plane from Baltimore to Chicago diverted due to smoke in cargo area

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:36 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:36:52 GMT
    A plane that took off from Baltimore on bound for Chicago was forced to make an emergency landing in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday night after smoke was discovered in the cargo area.
    A plane that took off from Baltimore on bound for Chicago was forced to make an emergency landing in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday night after smoke was discovered in the cargo area.
  • Most Metro lines to have regular weekend service

    Most Metro lines to have regular weekend service

    Most Metro lines will have regular weekend service as the silver line opens.
    Most Metro lines will have regular weekend service as the silver line opens.
  • Police: Dumfries man stabbed and killed pit bull

    Police: Dumfries man stabbed and killed pit bull

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:58:18 GMT
    Prince William County Police say a Dumfries man stabbed and killed a pit bull and fatally injured a pit bull puppy in a domestic dispute.
    Prince William County Police say a Dumfries man stabbed and killed a pit bull and fatally injured a pit bull puppy in a domestic dispute.
  • Md. homeowner shares surveillance images of alleged burglar in hopes of catching him

    Md. homeowner shares surveillance images of alleged burglar in hopes of catching him

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:53:06 GMT
    A Clinton, Md., mother is taking matters into her own hands in solving a burglary at her home. She is sharing pictures of the alleged burglar taken from a video recorded by a next door neighbor's surveillance camera. She hopes someone recognizes the man and helps police catch him.
    A Clinton, Md., mother is taking matters into her own hands in solving a burglary at her home. She is sharing pictures of the alleged burglar taken from a video recorded by a next door neighbor's surveillance camera. She hopes someone recognizes the man and helps police catch him.
  • Arlington County employee arrested for sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl

    Arlington County employee arrested for sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:38:25 GMT
    A 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted and police say a 40-year-old probation counselor with Arlington County is responsible.
    A 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted and police say a 40-year-old probation counselor with Arlington County is responsible.
  • New details in abuse, imprisonment allegations by Rockville parents

    New details in abuse, imprisonment allegations by Rockville parents

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:45:07 GMT
    Police have released new details about a disturbing discovery in Rockville. They say a couple kept their twin sons who have autism locked up in the basement of their home.
    Police have released new details about a disturbing discovery in Rockville. They say a couple kept their twin sons who have autism locked up in the basement of their home.
  • Prince George's Co. police remind drivers to not leave valuables in plain view

    Prince George's Co. police remind drivers to not leave valuables in plain view

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:00:52 GMT
    Gone in 20 seconds. Prince George's County police say that is all it takes for a thief to get in your vehicle and grab your stuff. And it appears many of you are making it easy for them.
    Gone in 20 seconds. Prince George's County police say that is all it takes for a thief to get in your vehicle and grab your stuff. And it appears many of you are making it easy for them.
  • Children get hands-on experience at summer medical camp

    Children get hands-on experience at summer medical camp

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:17:13 GMT
    Some kids come home from summer camp with mosquito bites or poison ivy. The kids you are about to meet may come home with a career.
    Some kids come home from summer camp with mosquito bites or poison ivy. The kids you are about to meet may come home with a career.
  • Man fatally shot by police at Silver Spring bank

    Man fatally shot by police at Silver Spring bank

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:52:46 GMT
    Montgomery County police say officers fatally shot a man at a Silver Spring bank Tuesday afternoon.
    Montgomery County police say officers fatally shot a man at a Silver Spring bank Tuesday afternoon.
  • 9/11 Commission releases new report

    9/11 Commission releases new report

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:39:47 GMT
    Ten years after they began their work, members of the 9/11 Commission have reunited here in Washington. In a new report, they are issuing a new warning about the terror threats facing the nation.
    Ten years after they began their work, members of the 9/11 Commission have reunited here in Washington. In a new report, they are issuing a new warning about the terror threats facing the nation.
  • Beretta: Gun law forcing move out of Maryland

    Beretta: Gun law forcing move out of Maryland

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:32:21 GMT
    Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee.
    Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee.
  • Police looking to identify person in new surveillance video in DC store owner death case

    Police looking to identify person in new surveillance video in DC store owner death case

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:31:21 GMT
    D.C. police have released new surveillance video of a person they are looking to identify who was seen inside a Petworth neighborhood convenience store minutes before an armed robbery that led to the beating death of the store owner.
    D.C. police have released new surveillance video of a person they are looking to identify who was seen inside a Petworth neighborhood convenience store minutes before an armed robbery that led to the beating death of the store owner.
  • Firm investigates questionable spending by Montgomery Co. school board members

    Firm investigates questionable spending by Montgomery Co. school board members

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:57:30 GMT
    An outside law firm hired to investigate questionable spending by Montgomery County School Board members is recommending the board cancel credit cards issued to members, cut back on expensive meals and limit trips to education conferences in places like Miami and San Diego.
    An outside law firm hired to investigate questionable spending by Montgomery County School Board members is recommending the board cancel credit cards issued to members, cut back on expensive meals and limit trips to education conferences in places like Miami and San Diego.
  • Pay It Forward: Musical Cop

    Pay It Forward: Musical Cop

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:33:59 GMT
    This person has two very different identities. That is one part of this story. The other part, though, has everything to do with realizing your own dream so that others can too.
    This person has two very different identities. That is one part of this story. The other part, though, has everything to do with realizing your own dream so that others can too.
  • Police: Man left 98-year-old mother in hot car outside Maryland casino for hours

    Police: Man left 98-year-old mother in hot car outside Maryland casino for hours

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:04:00 GMT
    Authorities say a man is facing charges after leaving his 98-year-old mother--who is confined to a wheelchair-- in a hot car outside a Maryland casino for nearly five hours.
    Authorities say a man is facing charges after leaving his 98-year-old mother--who is confined to a wheelchair-- in a hot car outside a Maryland casino for nearly five hours.
  • Wayne A.I. Frederick appointed Howard U. president

    Wayne A.I. Frederick appointed Howard U. president

    Wayne A.I. Frederick has been appointed as the 17th president of Howard University.
    Wayne A.I. Frederick has been appointed as the 17th president of Howard University.
  • Police: Man dies after assault in Suitland

    Police: Man dies after assault in Suitland

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:01:49 GMT
    Prince George's County police say the investigation into an overnight homicide led to several road closures in Suitland early Tuesday. The scene unfolded in the area of Suitland Road and Huron Avenue.
    Prince George's County police say the investigation into an overnight homicide led to several road closures in Suitland early Tuesday. The scene unfolded in the area of Suitland Road and Huron Avenue.
  • Washington Nationals fan shows off very 'Curly W' beard on Instagram

    Washington Nationals fan shows off very 'Curly W' beard on Instagram

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-07-22 11:16:04 GMT
     Eric Brooks would be hard-pressed to hide his love for the Washington Nationals, at least without a shave. 
     Eric Brooks would be hard-pressed to hide his love for the Washington Nationals, at least without a shave. 
  • FOX Beat: Kevin McCarthy geeks out with 'Guardian of the Galaxy' and 'Hercules' cast

    FOX Beat: Kevin McCarthy geeks out with 'Guardian of the Galaxy' and 'Hercules' cast

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:19:03 GMT
    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!
    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!
  • Rockville parents charged with keeping autistic twin sons locked up in dungeon-like basement

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

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:06:50 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Shipping containers being transformed into apartment complex

    Shipping containers being transformed into apartment complex

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:59:39 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Metrobus driver slashed in face with knife in Tenleytown

    Metrobus driver slashed in face with knife in Tenleytown

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:37:00 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Md. hiker hospitalized after being bitten by snake

    Md. hiker hospitalized after being bitten by snake

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:40:22 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Johns Hopkins to pay $190M after gynecologist taped pelvic exams

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

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:54:46 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Wish comes true for young D.C. United fan battling cystic fibrosis

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

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:32:01 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Timelapse video: Metro testing Silver line trains

    Timelapse video: Metro testing Silver line trains

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:07:53 GMT
    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. 
    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. 
  • Man officially exonerated in 1982 DC rape and murder

    Man officially exonerated in 1982 DC rape and murder

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:45:07 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • President Obama on statehood for DC: 'I'm for it'

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

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:44:58 GMT
    President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation's capital.
    President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation's capital.
  • Md. gun law supporter says it's working

    Md. gun law supporter says it's working

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:03:16 GMT
    With a federal court hearing looming, a supporter of Maryland's 2013 gun-control law says there are early indications it's helping to reduce fatal shootings.
    With a federal court hearing looming, a supporter of Maryland's 2013 gun-control law says there are early indications it's helping to reduce fatal shootings.
  • Prince George's County OKs MGM casino at National Harbor

    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.
    A building plan for a $925 million MGM casino and hotel near the nation's capital has been approved by local officials in Maryland.
  • Netherlands Embassy invites public to remember Malaysia Airlines crash victims

    Netherlands Embassy invites public to remember Malaysia Airlines crash victims

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:59:02 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • The Fitz File: July 21, 2014

    The Fitz File: July 21, 2014

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:51:24 GMT
    Today is Monday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2014. There are 163 days left in the year.
    Today is Monday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2014. There are 163 days left in the year.
  • Judge to rule on opposition to Corcoran Gallery

    Judge to rule on opposition to Corcoran Gallery

    A District of Columbia judge plans to rule whether to allow a group representing some students, alumni, donors and faculty to intervene in a proposed merger of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college with two...
    A District of Columbia judge plans to rule whether to allow a group representing some students, alumni, donors and faculty to intervene in a proposed merger of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college with two larger...
  • Hundreds of Pro Gaza Protestors Gather Outside the White House

    Hundreds of Pro Gaza Protestors Gather Outside the White House

    Sunday, July 20 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-07-21 02:25:45 GMT
    Nearly a thousand protestors who marched to the white house today say the number of Palestinian civilians killed today and over the past two weeks is atrocious, while nobody argues that point, many disagree on who's to blame and how to stop the violence.
    Nearly a thousand protestors who marched to the white house today say the number of Palestinian civilians killed today and over the past two weeks is atrocious, while nobody argues that point, many disagree on who's to blame and how to stop the violence.
  • First steps on the moon remembered today

    First steps on the moon remembered today

    Sunday, July 20 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-07-20 22:11:11 GMT
    Today marks 45 years since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon.Thousands headed to the Air and Space Museum to check out the Apollo 11 Command Module
    Today marks 45 years since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon.Thousands headed to the Air and Space Museum to check out the Apollo 11 Command Module
  • Metro tests trains on new Silver line

    Metro tests trains on new Silver line

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:02:34 GMT
    Today, Metro tested trains on the soon to open Silver line. He is a video from inside the trains: https://db.tt/L1KCxYzl
    Today, Metro tested trains on the soon to open Silver line. He is a video from inside the trains: https://db.tt/L1KCxYzl
  • Burglar takes soda and soup from Annapolis home

    Burglar takes soda and soup from Annapolis home

    Sunday, July 20 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-07-20 11:34:47 GMT
    Police say someone broke into an Annapolis home and left with a 12-pack of Pepsi and multiple packets of soup.
    Police say someone broke into an Annapolis home and left with a 12-pack of Pepsi and multiple packets of soup.
  • Arlington to require permits for pub crawls

    Arlington to require permits for pub crawls

    Saturday, July 19 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-07-20 01:42:52 GMT
    Officials in Arlington will require the organizers of pub crawls to get a permit and pay for any county services the event uses.
    Officials in Arlington will require the organizers of pub crawls to get a permit and pay for any county services the event uses.
  • Visitors tour Silver Line facility at Wiehle-Reston stop

    Visitors tour Silver Line facility at Wiehle-Reston stop

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:48:03 GMT
    Service on the Silver Line through Wiehle-Reston east begins next Saturday, July 26th. Today folks had a chance to tour the new facility
    Service on the Silver Line through Wiehle-Reston east begins next Saturday, July 26th. Today folks had a chance to tour the new facility
  • Police: jogger assaulted on trail in Fairfax

    Police: jogger assaulted on trail in Fairfax

    Saturday, July 19 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-07-19 19:46:52 GMT
    Police in Fairfax County say a woman running on a residential trail near Rocky Run Park was assaulted by a man riding a bicycle.
    Police in Fairfax County say a woman running on a residential trail near Rocky Run Park was assaulted by a man riding a bicycle.
  • Obamas to spend rare weekend at Camp David retreat

    Obamas to spend rare weekend at Camp David retreat

    Saturday, July 19 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-07-19 19:09:07 GMT
    President Barack Obama is forgoing his usual round of weekend golf at a Washington suburban military base. Instead, he and his family are choosing what is for them a rare woodland getaway
    President Barack Obama is forgoing his usual round of weekend golf at a Washington suburban military base. Instead, he and his family are choosing what is for them a rare woodland getaway
  • White House party crasher fails to make ballot

    White House party crasher fails to make ballot

    Saturday, July 19 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-07-19 19:05:15 GMT
    One-time White House party crasher and former reality television figure Tareq Salahi has failed to submit enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot Independent Green Party candidate for outgoing U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's seat in Congress.
    One-time White House party crasher and former reality television figure Tareq Salahi has failed to submit enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot Independent Green Party candidate for outgoing U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's seat in Congress.
  • Virginia jobless rate inches up to 5.3 percent

    Virginia jobless rate inches up to 5.3 percent

    Saturday, July 19 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-07-19 19:02:59 GMT
    Virginia's unemployment rate inched up in June to 5.3 percent, the second consecutive monthly increase.
    Virginia's unemployment rate inched up in June to 5.3 percent, the second consecutive monthly increase.
  • South Capitol Street Bridge to close for testing

    South Capitol Street Bridge to close for testing

    Saturday, July 19 2014 2:58 PM EDT2014-07-19 18:58:57 GMT
    District of Columbia transportation officials say the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge will be closed for several hours for routine testing.
    District of Columbia transportation officials say the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge will be closed for several hours for routine testing.
  • VRE stations in Stafford County to be expanded

    VRE stations in Stafford County to be expanded

    Saturday, July 19 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-07-19 18:55:59 GMT
    Two Virginia Railway Express stations in Stafford County are being expanded.The expansion moved forward Friday when the VRE Operations Board agreed to put out requests for preliminary engineering proposals and environmental assessments.
    Two Virginia Railway Express stations in Stafford County are being expanded.The expansion moved forward Friday when the VRE Operations Board agreed to put out requests for preliminary engineering proposals and environmental assessments.
  • Arlington officials OK $2 million in park upgrades

    Arlington officials OK $2 million in park upgrades

    Saturday, July 19 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-07-19 18:53:51 GMT
    Officials in Arlington County have approved approximately $2 million for renovations at one of the county's biggest and most popular parks.
    Officials in Arlington County have approved approximately $2 million for renovations at one of the county's biggest and most popular parks.
  • Vigil held in DC for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 victims

    Vigil held in DC for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 victims

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:29:44 GMT
    The Ukrainian-American human rights organization Razom for Ukraine held a solemn vigil Friday evening. They walked in a mile-long procession to the Malaysian Embassy from the Netherlands Embassy.
    The Ukrainian-American human rights organization Razom for Ukraine held a solemn vigil Friday evening. They walked in a mile-long procession to the Malaysian Embassy from the Netherlands Embassy.
  • 10-year-old girl struck while riding bike in North Bethesda

    10-year-old girl struck while riding bike in North Bethesda

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:09:40 GMT
    Authorities say a 10-year-old girl riding a bicycle was struck by a vehicle in North Bethesda Friday afternoon.
    Authorities say a 10-year-old girl riding a bicycle was struck by a vehicle in North Bethesda Friday afternoon.
  • Thieves targeting tires and wheels, leave cars on blocks

    Thieves targeting tires and wheels, leave cars on blocks

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:39:36 GMT
    An apparent team of thieves is targeting cars in Northwest D.C. They are stealing all of the tires and leaving the body on blocks. It has happened three times this week.
    An apparent team of thieves is targeting cars in Northwest D.C. They are stealing all of the tires and leaving the body on blocks. It has happened three times this week.
  • Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet

    Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-19 01:24:20 GMT
    World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators to determine who shot down the plane.
    World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators to determine who shot down the plane.
  • Falls Church man attempts to visit all 86 Metro stations

    Falls Church man attempts to visit all 86 Metro stations

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-07-19 01:01:55 GMT
    Mark Kawar had the day off from work on Friday. So what did the Falls Church resident have planned for the day? He did what he normally did for his typical morning commute, but a little more extreme. He planned on visiting and exiting all 86 of Metro’s stations!
    Mark Kawar had the day off from work on Friday. So what did the Falls Church resident have planned for the day? He did what he normally did for his typical morning commute, but a little more extreme. He planned on visiting and exiting all 86 of Metro’s stations!
  • Metrobus involved in crash on Old Georgetown Road on-ramp

    Metrobus involved in crash on Old Georgetown Road on-ramp

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:59:14 GMT
    Authorities say four people were injured in a crash involving a car and a Metrobus on an entrance ramp to the Capital Beltway.
    Authorities say four people were injured in a crash involving a car and a Metrobus on an entrance ramp to the Capital Beltway.
  • Staffer for Pa. congressman arrested for carrying gun into Cannon House Office building

    Staffer for Pa. congressman arrested for carrying gun into Cannon House Office building

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:35:28 GMT
    A staff member for a Pennsylvania congressman was arrested Friday after carrying a handgun and magazine into the Cannon House Office building, U.S. Capitol Police said.
    A staff member for a Pennsylvania congressman was arrested Friday after carrying a handgun and magazine into the Cannon House Office building, U.S. Capitol Police said.
  • Guard hospitalized after van crashes into security booth in Suitland

    Guard hospitalized after van crashes into security booth in Suitland

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:22:47 GMT
    A security guard has been rescued by authorities after a van crashed into a guard house in Suitland.
    A security guard has been rescued by authorities after a van crashed into a guard house in Suitland.
  • Zip Trip: Purcellville

    Zip Trip: Purcellville

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:36:13 GMT
    Our latest FOX 5 Zip Trip took us to Purcellville, Virginia. The charming Loudoun County town is home to about 8,000 people.
    Our latest FOX 5 Zip Trip took us to Purcellville, Virginia. The charming Loudoun County town is home to about 8,000 people.

  • Secrets leaker Manning to begin gender treatments

    Secrets leaker Manning to begin gender treatments

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-07-18 13:46:43 GMT
    National security leaker Chelsea Manning can get initial treatment for a gender-identity condition from the military after the Bureau of Prisons rejected the Army's request to accept her transfer from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility.
    National security leaker Chelsea Manning can get initial treatment for a gender-identity condition from the military after the Bureau of Prisons rejected the Army's request to accept her transfer from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility.
  • VIDEO: Thief pretends to be deliveryman, steals cloth baby diapers off of doorstep

    VIDEO: Thief pretends to be deliveryman, steals cloth baby diapers off of doorstep

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-07-18 13:15:42 GMT
    A thief who stole a package of cloth baby diapers off of the doorstep of a home in Lanham was caught on video. Home surveillance video shows a man approaching the home and pretending to knock on the door as if to pass himself off as a delivery person.
    A thief who stole a package of cloth baby diapers off of the doorstep of a home in Lanham was caught on video. Home surveillance video shows a man approaching the home and pretending to knock on the door as if to pass himself off as a delivery person.
  • Couple and baby miss Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that was downed over Ukraine

    Couple and baby miss Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that was downed over Ukraine

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:47 AM EDT2014-07-18 11:47:36 GMT
    Imagine how you would feel if you were supposed to be on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that was downed over eastern Ukraine on Thursday but changed your flight for a later time?
    Imagine how you would feel if you were supposed to be on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that was downed over eastern Ukraine on Thursday but changed your flight for a later time?
  • 2 Fla. cases of mosquito virus contracted in US

    2 Fla. cases of mosquito virus contracted in US

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:44 AM EDT2014-07-18 09:44:15 GMT
    Health officials are reporting that for the first time, U.S. mosquitoes are spreading a virus that has been tearing through the Caribbean. Two people in Florida have domestically-acquired chikungunya (chik-en-GUN-ye) infections, officials said Thursday.
    Health officials are reporting that for the first time, U.S. mosquitoes are spreading a virus that has been tearing through the Caribbean. Two people in Florida have domestically-acquired chikungunya (chik-en-GUN-ye) infections, officials said Thursday.
  • Marijuana decriminalization takes effect in DC

    Marijuana decriminalization takes effect in DC

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-07-18 04:19:37 GMT
    It is the first official day where possession of small amounts of marijuana is decriminalized in D.C.
    It is the first official day where possession of small amounts of marijuana is decriminalized in D.C.
  • Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

    Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:56:14 GMT
    Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied downing the aircraft.
    Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied downing the aircraft.
  • Ukrainians in DC react to plane crash

    Ukrainians in DC react to plane crash

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:52:37 GMT
    Members of the Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family in Washington D.C. are reacting to the news that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was shot down near the Ukraine–Russia border.
    Members of the Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family in Washington D.C. are reacting to the news that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was shot down near the Ukraine–Russia border.
  • 2-alarm fire at townhouses in Clinton

    2-alarm fire at townhouses in Clinton

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-07-18 02:23:27 GMT
    Firefighters have put out a two-alarm fire in Clinton.
    Firefighters have put out a two-alarm fire in Clinton.
  • CBS won't dictate use of Redskins name on the air

    CBS won't dictate use of Redskins name on the air

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:59:42 GMT
    CBS won't dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington's NFL franchise during televised games this season.
    CBS won't dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington's NFL franchise during televised games this season.
  • Weekend Watch for July 18-20

    Weekend Watch for July 18-20

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:58:24 GMT
    Still looking for plans this weekend? Here are some ideas for you to check out around the area!
    Still looking for plans this weekend? Here are some ideas for you to check out around the area!
  • Local father and his kids create street art out of traffic control box

    Local father and his kids create street art out of traffic control box

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:31:28 GMT
    King Kong came crashing into Northwest Washington Thursday morning. Writer, teacher, and father Theodore Carter and his daughter, Brett, transformed an ordinary traffic light control box into something much more.
    King Kong came crashing into Northwest Washington Thursday morning. Writer, teacher, and father Theodore Carter and his daughter, Brett, transformed an ordinary traffic light control box into something much more.
  • Va. community comes together to help 3 sets of twins who lost father unexpectedly

    Va. community comes together to help 3 sets of twins who lost father unexpectedly

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:11:57 GMT
    A Fredericksburg, Va., father of three sets of twins died unexpectedly at home Sunday. Wayne Beale was 45 years old and suffered from heart failure, friends say, when he died of a respiratory illness. Friends of Beale's widow, Joni, are now raising money to help the family.
    A Fredericksburg, Va., father of three sets of twins died unexpectedly at home Sunday. Wayne Beale was 45 years old and suffered from heart failure, friends say, when he died of a respiratory illness. Friends of Beale's widow, Joni, are now raising money to help the family.
  • DC leaders firing back at gun law amendment

    DC leaders firing back at gun law amendment

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:02:31 GMT
    There is a new gun battle being waged in D.C. that could end up with the District's gun laws being overturned. It comes on the heels of an amendment that passed in the House on Wednesday night.
    There is a new gun battle being waged in D.C. that could end up with the District's gun laws being overturned. It comes on the heels of an amendment that passed in the House on Wednesday night.
  • Lockdown lifted after suspicious package found near White House

    Lockdown lifted after suspicious package found near White House

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:25:09 GMT
    Authorities say a lockdown at the White House has been lifted Thursday afternoon.
    Authorities say a lockdown at the White House has been lifted Thursday afternoon.
  • Virginia transportation leaders discuss future of Interstate 66

    Virginia transportation leaders discuss future of Interstate 66

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:07:38 GMT
    It only takes one accident to foul up traffic on I-66 and the highly congested highway has more than its share. On Thursday, Virginia's Department of Transportation announced a vision for the future of this infamous commuter route.
    It only takes one accident to foul up traffic on I-66 and the highly congested highway has more than its share. On Thursday, Virginia's Department of Transportation announced a vision for the future of this infamous commuter route.
  • Fake lawmaker mocks political campaigns

    Fake lawmaker mocks political campaigns

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:31:08 GMT
    A fake campaign ad has gone viral and has even started to generate real money. In the ads, an actor plays a money-hungry politician who lets the public know that the issues don't matter as long as he can get re-elected.
    A fake campaign ad has gone viral and has even started to generate real money. In the ads, an actor plays a money-hungry politician who lets the public know that the issues don't matter as long as he can get re-elected.
  • Mattie Stepanek Peace Day honors Heartsongs author

    Mattie Stepanek Peace Day honors Heartsongs author

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:00:44 GMT
    Thursday is Mattie Stepanek Peace Day. Stepanek was the Montgomery County boy with muscular dystrophy who became famous after writing poetry and stories in his Heartsongs books.
    Thursday is Mattie Stepanek Peace Day. Stepanek was the Montgomery County boy with muscular dystrophy who became famous after writing poetry and stories in his Heartsongs books.
  • Bethenny Frankel responds to criticism of Instagram pajama photo

    Bethenny Frankel responds to criticism of Instagram pajama photo

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:52:55 GMT
    Reality star Bethenny Frankel is responding to criticism she got last week after posting a pic on Instagram of herself dressed in her 4-year-old daughter's pajamas. The original image showed Frankel sporting her daughter's Hello Kitty pajamas.
    Reality star Bethenny Frankel is responding to criticism she got last week after posting a pic on Instagram of herself dressed in her 4-year-old daughter's pajamas. The original image showed Frankel sporting her daughter's Hello Kitty pajamas.
  • American teen beaten in Mideast back home in Fla.

    American teen beaten in Mideast back home in Fla.

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:48:40 GMT
    The Palestinian-American teenager who relatives say was beaten by Israeli authorities has returned home to Florida and says he will never think of freedom in the same way again.
    The Palestinian-American teenager who relatives say was beaten by Israeli authorities has returned home to Florida and says he will never think of freedom in the same way again.
  • Slain transgender woman was NBA player's sibling

    Slain transgender woman was NBA player's sibling

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:45:27 GMT
    A transgender woman found slain in Baltimore is the sibling of an NBA player.
    A transgender woman found slain in Baltimore is the sibling of an NBA player.
  • Hobby Lobby family may build bible museum near National Mall

    Hobby Lobby family may build bible museum near National Mall

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:35:23 GMT
    The Christian family that owns Hobby Lobby may be trying to change the landscape of D.C. According to the New York Times, the family is looking to build a new museum just two blocks south of the National Mall.
    The Christian family that owns Hobby Lobby may be trying to change the landscape of D.C. According to the New York Times, the family is looking to build a new museum just two blocks south of the National Mall.
  • Immigration leads to O'Malley and Obama spat

    Immigration leads to O'Malley and Obama spat

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:24:19 GMT
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley was one of President Barack Obama's top fundraisers in 2012, raising more than $1 million for his re-election campaign and supporting him regularly on political talk shows.
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley was one of President Barack Obama's top fundraisers in 2012, raising more than $1 million for his re-election campaign and supporting him regularly on political talk shows.
  • White House faces broad resistance on border bill

    White House faces broad resistance on border bill

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:20:35 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- emergency spending bill for the border, raising questions about chances for any action in Congress to address the crisis of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing into South Texas. Democratic opposition is hardening to changing a 2008 anti-trafficking law to allow Central American children to be sent home more quickly, even as Republicans demand s...
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- emergency spending bill for the border, raising questions about chances for any action in Congress to address the crisis of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing into South Texas. Democratic opposition is hardening to changing a 2008 anti-trafficking law to allow Central American children to be sent home more quickly, even as Republicans demand s...
  • Strong chemical odor detected at Holy Cross Hospital

    Strong chemical odor detected at Holy Cross Hospital

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:41:10 GMT
    Several workers were evacuated from a Montgomery County hospital after a strong chemical odor was detected Thursday morning. The incident happened at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring. Fire crews are investigating to find the source of the odor. No injuries have been reported.
    Several workers were evacuated from a Montgomery County hospital after a strong chemical odor was detected Thursday morning. The incident happened at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring. Fire crews are investigating to find the source of the odor. No injuries have been reported.
  • Extra fees earned airline industry $31.5 billion in 2013

    Extra fees earned airline industry $31.5 billion in 2013

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:24:31 GMT
    All of those annoying fees are making the airline industry a lot richer, according to a new report. They earned $31.5 billion last year from the add ons.
    All of those annoying fees are making the airline industry a lot richer, according to a new report. They earned $31.5 billion last year from the add ons.
  • Person stabbed outside McDonalds in Silver Spring

    Person stabbed outside McDonalds in Silver Spring

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:12:43 GMT
    Police Are Investigating after a person was stabbed outside of a McDonalds overnight. The incident happened around 3:15 a.m. in Silver Spring at the McDonalds restaurant on Georgia Avenue near Randolph Road.
    Police Are Investigating after a person was stabbed outside of a McDonalds overnight. The incident happened around 3:15 a.m. in Silver Spring at the McDonalds restaurant on Georgia Avenue near Randolph Road.
  • Ex-Miss Delaware sues to regain pageant title

    Ex-Miss Delaware sues to regain pageant title

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-07-17 10:39:29 GMT
    A woman stripped of her Miss Delaware title last month for being too old is suing state pageant officials and the Miss America organization. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, Amanda Longacre is seeking to be reinstated as Miss Delaware and to be allowed to compete in the Miss America pageant.
    A woman stripped of her Miss Delaware title last month for being too old is suing state pageant officials and the Miss America organization. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, Amanda Longacre is seeking to be reinstated as Miss Delaware and to be allowed to compete in the Miss America pageant.
  • DC police address concerns in community meeting after recent beating death of store owner

    DC police address concerns in community meeting after recent beating death of store owner

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-07-17 03:09:59 GMT
    A Northwest D.C. community is still on edge and looking for answers after a popular store owner was severely beaten during a robbery on July 4th. The 76-year-old store owner, James Oh, later died. Now D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier met with residents to talk about the investigation and the search for the killers.
    A Northwest D.C. community is still on edge and looking for answers after a popular store owner was severely beaten during a robbery on July 4th. The 76-year-old store owner, James Oh, later died. Now D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier met with residents to talk about the investigation and the search for the killers.
  • Police seek armed suspects in Northeast DC 7-Eleven store robbery

    Police seek armed suspects in Northeast DC 7-Eleven store robbery

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:51:35 GMT
    Police are searching for robbers who busted into a Northeast D.C. convenience store with guns in hand.
    Police are searching for robbers who busted into a Northeast D.C. convenience store with guns in hand.
  • Fort Washington residents presented with new plan to address slope failure problem

    Fort Washington residents presented with new plan to address slope failure problem

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:24:56 GMT
    It was a surprise announcement Wednesday for dozens of Fort Washington residents who want to be able to stay in their homes. The land surrounding them is unstable and even though it is mostly private property, Prince George's County officials have been trying to find a way to help, but it will cost big money.
    It was a surprise announcement Wednesday for dozens of Fort Washington residents who want to be able to stay in their homes. The land surrounding them is unstable and even though it is mostly private property, Prince George's County officials have been trying to find a way to help, but it will cost big money.
  • Investigation looking into problems at DC's Park Southern housing complex

    Investigation looking into problems at DC's Park Southern housing complex

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-07-17 01:27:41 GMT
    Several government agencies, including the Internal Revenue Service, are looking into the financial problems at one of D.C.’s largest affordable housing apartments. There are allegations of financial mismanagement so bad that the District has taken over the building and the problems are being brought into the race for mayor.
    Several government agencies, including the Internal Revenue Service, are looking into the financial problems at one of D.C.’s largest affordable housing apartments. There are allegations of financial mismanagement so bad that the District has taken over the building and the problems are being brought into the race for mayor.
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