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  • Volunteers to hold flyer event for Relisha Rudd in DC Saturday

    Volunteers to hold flyer event for Relisha Rudd in DC Saturday

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:35:18 GMT
    Relisha Rudd vanished without at trace nearly six months ago, and the search for her continues. On Saturday afternoon, a dedicated group of volunteers will hand out flyers with her picture on them near the Washington Monument and in other spots around the city, and they're hoping to bring renewed attention to her disappearance.
    Relisha Rudd vanished without at trace nearly six months ago, and the search for her continues. On Saturday afternoon, a dedicated group of volunteers will hand out flyers with her picture on them near the Washington Monument and in other spots around the city, and they're hoping to bring renewed attention to her disappearance.
  • Police arrest six suspects in connection to Manassas murder

    Police arrest six suspects in connection to Manassas murder

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:07:56 GMT
    Police in Manassas have arrested all six of the suspects they were searching for in connection to the murder of a 26-year-old man found wrapped in carpet near a dumpster last weekend. 
    Police in Manassas have arrested all six of the suspects they were searching for in connection to the murder of a 26-year-old man found wrapped in carpet near a dumpster last weekend. 
  • Double amputee pushes her limits with donated prosthetics

    Double amputee pushes her limits with donated prosthetics

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:07:27 GMT
    A 23-year-old college student made the difficult decision to have her legs amputated in order to improve her quality of life.  Now, she's thanking a Leesburg scientist whom she met online for a new lease on life that took her from the wheelchair to living the way she's always dreamed she would.
    A 23-year-old college student made the difficult decision to have her legs amputated in order to improve her quality of life.  Now, she's thanking a Leesburg scientist whom she met online for a new lease on life that took her from the wheelchair to living the way she's always dreamed she would.
  • Nats hang with big fans at Children's National

    Nats hang with big fans at Children's National

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:49:02 GMT
    The Washington Nationals have been pretty busy winning lately, but on Friday, they took some time out to visit with kids who are winning in a different way. Manager Matt Williams gathered a few players for a trip to the Diabetes Care Complex at Children's National Hospital, where they met some big baseball fans.
    The Washington Nationals have been pretty busy winning lately, but on Friday, they took some time out to visit with kids who are winning in a different way. Manager Matt Williams gathered a few players for a trip to the Diabetes Care Complex at Children's National Hospital, where they met some big baseball fans.
  • Police worried missing teen cases may be related

    Police worried missing teen cases may be related

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:16:16 GMT
    A missing person mystery is unfolding in northeast Maryland. Two teens disappeared during the same 24-hour period in Cecil County, but police are worried that the cases might be related.
    A missing person mystery is unfolding in northeast Maryland. Two teens disappeared during the same 24-hour period in Cecil County, but police are worried that the cases might be related.
  • Ex-Va. Gov says he knows in heart he's innocent

    Ex-Va. Gov says he knows in heart he's innocent

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:33:08 GMT
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he knows in his heart he's innocent of the federal corruption charges he's facing.
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he knows in his heart he's innocent of the federal corruption charges he's facing.
  • Md. police union makes donation to Darren Wilson fund

    Md. police union makes donation to Darren Wilson fund

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:21:45 GMT
    Online support for the Missouri police officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown is growing. The online crowd-funding site Go Fund Me has been used by supporters to collect more than $250,000 in four days for Officer Darren Wilson, and one of the biggest donations of all came from a Maryland police union.
    Online support for the Missouri police officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown is growing. The online crowd-funding site Go Fund Me has been used by supporters to collect more than $250,000 in four days for Officer Darren Wilson, and one of the biggest donations of all came from a Maryland police union.
  • Mayor evicted from city hall office moves into tent

    Mayor evicted from city hall office moves into tent

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:12:31 GMT
    The mayor of a Maryland town who was ordered to move out of his city hall office has come up with another place to work. Seat Pleasant Mayor Eugene Grant has set up shop on the front lawn outside city hall instead.
    The mayor of a Maryland town who was ordered to move out of his city hall office has come up with another place to work. Seat Pleasant Mayor Eugene Grant has set up shop on the front lawn outside city hall instead.
  • Washington Post editorials will no longer use the term "Redskins"

    Washington Post editorials will no longer use the term "Redskins"

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:26:45 GMT
    The Washington Post will no longer use the word "Redskins" in its editorials, the newspaper announced Friday. In an editorial posted on their website, the editorial board says it will no longer use what they refer to as a "slur."
    The Washington Post will no longer use the word "Redskins" in its editorials, the newspaper announced Friday. In an editorial posted on their website, the editorial board says it will no longer use what they refer to as a "slur."
  • Snowy owl that survived bus hit dies in Minnesota

    Snowy owl that survived bus hit dies in Minnesota

    The snowy owl that captured the nation's capital attention when it perched at The Washington Post building and survived being hit by a bus has died.
    The snowy owl that captured the nation's capital attention when it perched at The Washington Post building and survived being hit by a bus has died.
  • DC unveils Chuck Brown Memorial Park

    DC unveils Chuck Brown Memorial Park

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:28:01 GMT
    A tribute to the District of Columbia's Godfather of Go-Go is being unveiled. District officials on Friday are formally opening the $1.8 million Chuck Brown Memorial Park.
    A tribute to the District of Columbia's Godfather of Go-Go is being unveiled. District officials on Friday are formally opening the $1.8 million Chuck Brown Memorial Park.
  • Prince George's Co. tests cameras on school bus arms to bust drivers who don't stop

    Prince George's Co. tests cameras on school bus arms to bust drivers who don't stop

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:33:55 GMT
    Prince George's County school officials say they're fed up with drivers putting the lives of kids in danger, so they're doing something about it. Just in time for the start of the new school year, they're kicking off a new program to ticket drivers who don't stop for school buses.
    Prince George's County school officials say they're fed up with drivers putting the lives of kids in danger, so they're doing something about it. Just in time for the start of the new school year, they're kicking off a new program to ticket drivers who don't stop for school buses.
  • Southeast D.C. residents take a stand against increased violence

    Southeast D.C. residents take a stand against increased violence

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:58:25 GMT
    D.C. has seen an increase in violence recently, with 25 people being shot across the District in just eight days. People who want to see a change in their community gathered at First Rock Baptist Church in southeast Washington on Thursday night to do something about it.
    D.C. has seen an increase in violence recently, with 25 people being shot across the District in just eight days. People who want to see a change in their community gathered at First Rock Baptist Church in southeast Washington on Thursday night to do something about it.
  • Mendelson says he will appeal D.C. gun carry ruling

    Mendelson says he will appeal D.C. gun carry ruling

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:28:01 GMT
    In an exclusive interview, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson told FOX 5 on Thursday that he will appeal the gun carry ruling, making the information public for the first time. 
    In an exclusive interview, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson told FOX 5 on Thursday that he will appeal the gun carry ruling, making the information public for the first time. 
  • Nats stretch streak to 10 with 1-0 win vs. D-Backs

    Nats stretch streak to 10 with 1-0 win vs. D-Backs

    Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona...
    Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona...
  • DC fire chief says firefighters deserve tougher discipline

    DC fire chief says firefighters deserve tougher discipline

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:37:40 GMT
    D.C.'s interim fire chief handed out discipline Thursday to three of the five firefighters who failed to help a dying man outside a firehouse last January.  None of them are losing their jobs.  In fact, one was found not guilty, one was given a reprimand, and one was given a lengthy suspension. 
    D.C.'s interim fire chief handed out discipline Thursday to three of the five firefighters who failed to help a dying man outside a firehouse last January.  None of them are losing their jobs.  In fact, one was found not guilty, one was given a reprimand, and one was given a lengthy suspension. 
  • Landlord accused of hiring man to scare tenants

    Landlord accused of hiring man to scare tenants

    Montgomery County Police have charged an Olney landlord with hiring a man to scare tenants into leaving their apartment.
    Montgomery County Police have charged an Olney landlord with hiring a man to scare tenants into leaving their apartment.
  • Man indicted in $1M online romance scam

    Man indicted in $1M online romance scam

    A Maryland man has been indicted on federal charges of defrauding elderly people on online dating services of more than $1 million by pretending to be romantically interested in them.
    A Maryland man has been indicted on federal charges of defrauding elderly people on online dating services of more than $1 million by pretending to be romantically interested in them.
  • Woman delivers infant along I-66 in Arlington

    Woman delivers infant along I-66 in Arlington

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:40:39 GMT
    Fire officials say a woman gave birth to a baby girl in a car along eastbound Interstate 66 in Arlington. Arlington County Fire Department Capt. Bill Shelton says crews were called to the highway around 4:30 a.m. Thursday.
    Fire officials say a woman gave birth to a baby girl in a car along eastbound Interstate 66 in Arlington. Arlington County Fire Department Capt. Bill Shelton says crews were called to the highway around 4:30 a.m. Thursday.
  • Ex-Virginia governor talks about marriage at trial

    Ex-Virginia governor talks about marriage at trial

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:54:06 GMT
    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote a long, forlorn email to his wife three years ago trying to save his marriage, calling her his "soulmate," yet he also said he grew so weary of her yelling that he began taking refuge in his office late at night rather than go home.
    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote a long, forlorn email to his wife three years ago trying to save his marriage, calling her his "soulmate," yet he also said he grew so weary of her yelling that he began taking refuge in his office late at night rather than go home.
  • Police: Gunman kills man, shoots self in Laurel

    Police: Gunman kills man, shoots self in Laurel

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:58:16 GMT
    Police say a man shot and wounded himself after fatally shooting another man in Laurel. Anne Arundel County police say fatal shooting and apparent suicide attempt were domestic in nature.
    Police say a man fatally shot a man who was dating his estranged wife before shooting and wounding himself in Laurel.
  • Smith Auer Band, formed by local marines, playing shows with country superstars

    Smith Auer Band, formed by local marines, playing shows with country superstars

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:15:42 GMT
    After years of singing along with their favorite country bands, two local marines have made it onto the big stage. Captain Matt Smith and Captain John Ed Auer, both stationed at 8th and I Marine Corps Barracks, formed a country band after finding the music helped them pass the time while deployed.
    After years of singing along with their favorite country bands, two local marines have made it onto the big stage. Captain Matt Smith and Captain John Ed Auer, both stationed at 8th and I Marine Corps Barracks, formed a country band after finding the music helped them pass the time while deployed.
  • Mail carrier says she was assaulted over missing mail, but DC police tell different story

    Mail carrier says she was assaulted over missing mail, but DC police tell different story

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:52:12 GMT
    A U.S. Postal Worker says she was assaulted by two women in a dispute over missing mail, but D.C. police tell a different story. They say she was the aggressor and the suspect instead, and that she may have called friends for help before officers arrived.
    A U.S. Postal Worker says she was assaulted by two women in a dispute over missing mail, but D.C. police tell a different story. They say she was the aggressor and the suspect instead, and that she may have called friends for help before officers arrived.
  • Toll lanes to be converted on Dulles road

    Toll lanes to be converted on Dulles road

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:17 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:17:15 GMT
    Drivers who don't have E-ZPass will soon have fewer toll lanes to choose from in the Dulles Toll Road. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates the road, announced Wednesday that it will convert 19 lanes into "E-ZPass only" lanes.
    Drivers who don't have E-ZPass will soon have fewer toll lanes to choose from in the Dulles Toll Road. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates the road, announced Wednesday that it will convert 19 lanes into "E-ZPass only" lanes.
  • High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

    High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:03 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:03:24 GMT
    The Supreme Court is delaying the start of same-sex marriage in Virginia. The court on Wednesday granted a request from a county clerk in northern Virginia to block same-sex marriages across the state while the issue is being appealed to the Supreme Court.
    The Supreme Court is delaying the start of same-sex marriage in Virginia. The court on Wednesday granted a request from a county clerk in northern Virginia to block same-sex marriages across the state while the issue is being appealed to the Supreme Court.
  • Prince George's Co. firefighter named National Firefighter of the Year

    Prince George's Co. firefighter named National Firefighter of the Year

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:54:41 GMT
    A Prince George's County firefighter was recognized with a very special honor. She's been named National Firefighter of the Year!
    A Prince George's County firefighter was recognized with a very special honor. She's been named National Firefighter of the Year!
  • Hornet sting claims life of Fairfax Co. mom

    Hornet sting claims life of Fairfax Co. mom

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:43:52 GMT
    A road manager for the rock band the Foo Fighters just lost his wife, and he's talking about what happened in hopes it will help save someone else. The mother of his children was stung by a white faced hornet, and it took her life.
    A road manager for the rock band the Foo Fighters just lost his wife, and he's talking about what happened in hopes it will help save someone else. The mother of his children was stung by a white faced hornet, and it took her life.
  • SUV crashes through Rockville office building

    SUV crashes through Rockville office building

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:41:43 GMT
    Authorities say a 60-year-old driver crashed her SUV through a medical office building in Rockville Tuesday afternoon, nearly missing employees inside. 
    Authorities say a 60-year-old driver crashed her SUV through a medical office building in Rockville Tuesday afternoon, nearly missing employees inside. 
  • Teen surprises Va. emergency crews, family who saved his life

    Teen surprises Va. emergency crews, family who saved his life

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:17:40 GMT
    It was an emotional meet-and-greet Wednesday between 16-year-old Jake Starrett, his family, and the group of people who came together on July 26 to save his life.
    It was an emotional meet-and-greet Wednesday between 16-year-old Jake Starrett, his family, and the group of people who came together on July 26 to save his life.
  • Metro pays $4.2 million to settle lawsuit

    Metro pays $4.2 million to settle lawsuit

    The Washington area's Metro transit authority has paid $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit that accused it of awarding a no-bid technology contract.
    The Washington area's Metro transit authority has paid $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit that accused it of awarding a no-bid technology contract.
  • Ex-Virginia governor testifies in his corruption trial

    Ex-Virginia governor testifies in his corruption trial

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:49:21 GMT
    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell is telling jurors that the former CEO of a dietary supplements maker did not get any special treatment from his administration.
    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell is telling jurors that the former CEO of a dietary supplements maker did not get any special treatment from his administration.
  • Supreme Court puts hold on same-sex marriages in Virginia

    Supreme Court puts hold on same-sex marriages in Virginia

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:46:40 GMT
    Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.
      
    Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.
      
  • Funeral for 3-year-old girl, shot and killed in Landover

    Funeral for 3-year-old girl, shot and killed in Landover

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:54:10 GMT
    A community came together Wednesday to remember an innocent 3-year-old who died as the result of a petty argument. Police say Knijah Bibb was shot and killed by a bullet meant for someone else, and while friends and family said their goodbyes, police said they won't give up the search for her killer. 
    A community came together Wednesday to remember an innocent 3-year-old who died as the result of a petty argument. Police say Knijah Bibb was shot and killed by a bullet meant for someone else, and while friends and family said their goodbyes, police said they won't give up the search for her killer. 
  • Virginia prepares for possibility of gay marriage

    Virginia prepares for possibility of gay marriage

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:45 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:45:04 GMT
    Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open their doors.
    Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open their doors.
  • Naked man on motorcycle crashes into vehicles; faces charges including DUI

    Naked man on motorcycle crashes into vehicles; faces charges including DUI

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:08:38 GMT
    A naked man operating a motorcycle struck two vehicles and then fled into a wooded area, police say. The incident happened Friday around 9:30 p.m. on the 1600 block of S. Barton Street.
    A naked man operating a motorcycle struck two vehicles and then fled into a wooded area, police say. The incident happened Friday around 9:30 p.m. on the 1600 block of S. Barton Street.
  • Former Va. governor's finances examined at trial

    Former Va. governor's finances examined at trial

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:58:35 GMT
    A forensic accountant hired as a defense witness will be back on the stand when the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, resumes in federal court in Richmond.
    A forensic accountant hired as a defense witness will be back on the stand when the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, resumes in federal court in Richmond.
  • D.C. Police Union endorses Catania for mayor

    D.C. Police Union endorses Catania for mayor

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:50:01 GMT
    The D.C. Police Union announced Tuesday evening that it will endorse Council member David Catania for mayor. 
    The D.C. Police Union announced Tuesday evening that it will endorse Council member David Catania for mayor. 
  • Arrest made in Prince George's Co. mother's murder

    Arrest made in Prince George's Co. mother's murder

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:06:30 GMT
    Prince George's County police say they've made an arrest in connection to the murder of a mother found dead in her home on Monday.  Investigators say 39-year-old Tor Chiumba Campbell of Greenbelt killed 36-year-old Shauntelle Marie Lewis.
    Prince George's County police say they've made an arrest in connection to the murder of a mother found dead in her home on Monday.  Investigators say 39-year-old Tor Chiumba Campbell of Greenbelt killed 36-year-old Shauntelle Marie Lewis.
  • Pay It Forward: Jesse's Bags

    Pay It Forward: Jesse's Bags

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:59:31 GMT
    It's tough not to spend a ton on school supplies these days, but one northern Virginia mother is trying to help ease that burden for other families.  From new clothes to new shoes to new backpacks, and the supplies that go in them, Sherry Robinson is doing what she can—and teaching a lesson in the process.
    It's tough not to spend a ton on school supplies these days, but one northern Virginia mother is trying to help ease that burden for other families.  From new clothes to new shoes to new backpacks, and the supplies that go in them, Sherry Robinson is doing what she can—and teaching a lesson in the process.
  • Police: Woman called 911, reported robbery after drug deal went wrong

    Police: Woman called 911, reported robbery after drug deal went wrong

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:00:21 GMT
    Prince William County police say a woman who called 911 to report a robbery ended up behind bars herself. Investigators say the money 19-year-old Amanda Twomey reported stolen was cash she gave to the suspect in exchange for marijuana—which he never produced.
    Prince William County police say a woman who called 911 to report a robbery ended up behind bars herself. Investigators say the money 19-year-old Amanda Twomey reported stolen was cash she gave to the suspect in exchange for marijuana—which he never produced.
  • With text messages, ex-governor's lawyers try to show wife had key relationship with businessman

    With text messages, ex-governor's lawyers try to show wife had key relationship with businessman

    Jurors at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. McDonnell and his wife have been shown text messages in which the onetime first lady takes exclusive credit for securing loans from a Virginia businessman...
    Jurors at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. McDonnell and his wife have been shown text messages in which the onetime first lady takes exclusive credit for securing loans from a Virginia businessman whose...
  • IRS reviewing records from DC housing complex

    IRS reviewing records from DC housing complex

    Criminal investigators from the IRS are reviewing records related to an affordable apartment complex in the District of Columbia that's become a flashpoint in the race for mayor.
    Criminal investigators from the IRS are reviewing records related to an affordable apartment complex in the District of Columbia that's become a flashpoint in the race for mayor.
  • Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson protest

    Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson protest

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:50:57 GMT
    The Hands up, don't shoot protest has made its way to the NFL. The Washington Redskins secondary emerged from the stadium tunnel during pregame introductions Monday night with hands raised and palms forward.
    The Hands up, don't shoot protest has made its way to the NFL. The Washington Redskins secondary emerged from the stadium tunnel during pregame introductions Monday night with hands raised and palms forward.
  • TSA agents trained to recognize identification from Washington, D.C.

    TSA agents trained to recognize identification from Washington, D.C.

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:45:48 GMT
    TSA agents will now be trained to recognize valid forms of identification from Washington, D.C.
    TSA agents will now be trained to recognize valid forms of identification from Washington, D.C.
  • New numbers show DC still city of transplants

    New numbers show DC still city of transplants

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:23:57 GMT
    It's no secret that D.C. is home to a lot of transplants. But apparently, it's also home to a lot of New Yorkers. That's according to recent Census data compiled by the New York Times.
    It's no secret that D.C. is home to a lot of transplants. But apparently, it's also home to a lot of New Yorkers. That's according to recent Census data compiled by the New York Times.
  • Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

    Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-08-19 12:55:27 GMT
    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended target. Manziel's latest hand gesture was one of many lowlights for the Browns in a 24-23 Monday night loss that did little to make coach Mike Pettine's decision any easier when it comes to selecting a Week 1 starter. If the choice is based solely on num...
    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended target. Manziel's latest hand gesture was one of many lowlights for the Browns in a 24-23 Monday night loss that did little to make coach Mike Pettine's decision any easier when it comes to selecting a Week 1 starter. If the choice is based solely on num...
  • Driver killed after private ambulance crashes

    Driver killed after private ambulance crashes

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:04 AM EDT2014-08-19 11:04:46 GMT
    Prince George's County police say the driver of a privately owned ambulance was killed after the vehicle struck a pole and a tree. The crash occurred shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday in Accokeek.
    Prince George's County police say the driver of a privately owned ambulance was killed after the vehicle struck a pole and a tree. The crash occurred shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday in Accokeek.
  • Defense continues in ex-Virginia governor trial

    Defense continues in ex-Virginia governor trial

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-08-19 11:01:33 GMT
    The defense continues presenting its case when the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, resumes in federal court in Richmond. Bob McDonnell's attorneys called five witnesses to the stand Monday as the trial entered its fourth week.
    The defense continues presenting its case when the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, resumes in federal court in Richmond. Bob McDonnell's attorneys called five witnesses to the stand Monday as the trial entered its fourth week.
  • Manziel struggles in Browns' loss to Redskins

    Manziel struggles in Browns' loss to Redskins

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:35:52 GMT
    Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn't make Mike Pettine's decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach.
    Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn't make Mike Pettine's decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach.
  • DC gun ruling is on hold, but having an effect

    DC gun ruling is on hold, but having an effect

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:26:54 GMT
    Prosecutors in the District of Columbia have for now stopped charging people with carrying a handgun outside their home or business after a judge ruled a city law banning carrying a handgun unconstitutional.
    Prosecutors in the District of Columbia have for now stopped charging people with carrying a handgun outside their home or business after a judge ruled a city law banning carrying a handgun unconstitutional.
  • Police: Woman found dead in Landover apartment

    Police: Woman found dead in Landover apartment

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:25:26 GMT
    Police say a woman in her mid-30's was found dead in an apartment in Prince George's County Monday. Officers say the woman was found in an apartment on the 6800 block of West Forest Road at around 9:00 a.m.
    Police say a young mother was found dead in her Prince George's County apartment on Monday.  Police are now searching for her killer.
  • Delay responses filed in Va. gay marriage case

    Delay responses filed in Va. gay marriage case

    The clock is ticking on whether the U.S. Supreme Court will delay a ruling striking down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
    The clock is ticking on whether the U.S. Supreme Court will delay a ruling striking down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
  • Pope confirms hopes for 3-city US trip in 2015

    Pope confirms hopes for 3-city US trip in 2015

    Pope Francis has confirmed he wants to go to the United States next year and is considering a three-city trip in September 2015: Philadelphia for a family rally, Washington to address Congress and New York to speak...
    Pope Francis has confirmed he wants to go to the United States next year and is considering a three-city trip in September 2015: Philadelphia for a family rally, Washington to address Congress and New York to speak at the...
  • Police: Father shot 3-year-old in head, slashed her throat

    Police: Father shot 3-year-old in head, slashed her throat

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:06:46 GMT
    The murder of a 3-year-old girl at the hands of her own father left many stunned over the weekend. On Monday, Prince George's County police said Frederick Miller shot his daughter in the head before being shot and killed by police, but it's not clear why Miller abducted his daughter.
    The murder of a 3-year-old girl at the hands of her own father left many stunned over the weekend. On Monday, Prince George's County police said Frederick Miller shot his daughter in the head before being shot and killed by police, but it's not clear why Miller abducted his daughter.
  • Amid 3-year-old's death, leaders call for end to domestic violence

    Amid 3-year-old's death, leaders call for end to domestic violence

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:03:16 GMT
    The murder of the young Maryland girl on Saturday left many shaken.  In Prince George's County alone, homicides connected to domestic violence are up, and law enforcement and religious leaders came together Monday to say it must stop. 
    The murder of the young Maryland girl on Saturday left many shaken.  In Prince George's County alone, homicides connected to domestic violence are up, and law enforcement and religious leaders came together Monday to say it must stop. 
  • Red panda dies after brain disorder at Smithsonian

    Red panda dies after brain disorder at Smithsonian

    The National Zoo says a female red panda has been euthanized at a conservation center in Virginia after suffering brain swelling associated with a microscopic parasite.
    The National Zoo says a female red panda has been euthanized at a conservation center in Virginia after suffering brain swelling associated with a microscopic parasite.
  • Phil Simms considers not using 'Redskins' on TV

    Phil Simms considers not using 'Redskins' on TV

    CBS lead analyst Phil Simms is considering referring to the Redskins only as "Washington" when he broadcasts the team's game against the Giants next month.
    CBS lead analyst Phil Simms is considering referring to the Redskins only as "Washington" when he broadcasts the team's game against the Giants next month.
  • Capital Beltway turns 50-years-old

    Capital Beltway turns 50-years-old

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:54:37 GMT
    If you've lived around the Washington metro area for more than five decades you may remember what it was like before the Capital Beltway. You may remember and all the congestion that came along with it too!
    If you've lived around the Washington metro area for more than five decades you may remember what it was like before the Capital Beltway. You may remember and all the congestion that came along with it too!
  • Police ID man killed during shootout in MD

    Police ID man killed during shootout in MD

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-08-18 13:41:00 GMT
    Prince George's County police are identifying a man who was killed in a shootout with officers saying he's responsible for killing a 3-year-old with him.
    Prince George's County police are identifying a man who was killed in a shootout with officers saying he's responsible for killing a 3-year-old with him.
  • Auto theft hits historic lows in DC, MD, VA

    Auto theft hits historic lows in DC, MD, VA

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-08-18 13:39:30 GMT
    Crime statistics show auto theft is hitting historic lows throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Citing annual crime reports, AAA Mid-Atlantic reported Monday that auto theft in Maryland last year was the lowest ever reported, dating back to 1975. Virginia is also seeing its lowest vehicle theft rates in nearly 40 years. And in the District of Columbia, AAA says car theft has dropped by 60 percent over the past decade. The drops in the region are consistent with nation...
    Crime statistics show auto theft is hitting historic lows throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Citing annual crime reports, AAA Mid-Atlantic reported Monday that auto theft in Maryland last year was the lowest ever reported, dating back to 1975. Virginia is also seeing its lowest vehicle theft rates in nearly 40 years. And in the District of Columbia, AAA says car theft has dropped by 60 percent over the past decade. The drops in the region are consistent with nation...
  • Monday marks first day of school in some areas of Virginia

    Monday marks first day of school in some areas of Virginia

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-08-18 13:39:00 GMT
    Monday is the first day of school in Culpeper and Fauquier counties in Virginia. More systems will follow next week. FOX 5 has some guidelines to follow when choosing school backpacks that seem to get more loaded each year!
    Monday is the first day of school in Culpeper and Fauquier counties in Virginia. More systems will follow next week. FOX 5 has some guidelines to follow when choosing school backpacks that seem to get more loaded each year!
  • Defense begins case in former Va. governor trial

    Defense begins case in former Va. governor trial

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:30 AM EDT2014-08-18 12:30:15 GMT
    The defense is going to start presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The jury will hear the first defense witnesses Monday as the trial enters its fourth week in U.S. District Court in Richmond.
    The defense is going to start presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The jury will hear the first defense witnesses Monday as the trial enters its fourth week in U.S. District Court in Richmond.
  • Police search for woman missing from group home

    Police search for woman missing from group home

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:34 AM EDT2014-08-18 09:34:02 GMT
    Police need your help locating this woman: Evi Yancey. She disappeared from a group home on Bel Pre Road in Rockville around noon on Sunday. Yancey was last seen wearing a purple tank top, blue jeans, and black flip flops.
    Police need your help locating this woman: Evi Yancey. She disappeared from a group home on Bel Pre Road in Rockville around noon on Sunday. Yancey was last seen wearing a purple tank top, blue jeans, and black flip flops.
  • Ocean City death no longer believed suspicious

    Ocean City death no longer believed suspicious

    Sunday, August 17 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-08-18 01:04:19 GMT
    Ocean City police say the death of a man who was found unresponsive in a hotel room is no longer considered suspicious after an autopsy.Police said in a news release Sunday that the results of the autopsy are still pending.
    Ocean City police say the death of a man who was found unresponsive in a hotel room is no longer considered suspicious after an autopsy.Police said in a news release Sunday that the results of the autopsy are still pending.
  • Body found wrapped in carpet in Manassas, VA

    Body found wrapped in carpet in Manassas, VA

    Sunday, August 17 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-08-18 01:01:42 GMT
    The body of a man was found wrapped in a carpet and left near a Dumpster in Manassas, VA.
    The body of a man was found wrapped in a carpet and left near a Dumpster in Manassas, VA.
  • Officer struck, suspect shot in Frederick, Maryland

    Officer struck, suspect shot in Frederick, Maryland

    Sunday, August 17 2014 6:35 AM EDT2014-08-17 10:35:33 GMT
    Late Saturday night, the Frederick, MD Police Department says an officer shot a suspect after the suspect hit the officer.
    Late Saturday night, the Frederick, MD Police Department says an officer shot a suspect after the suspect hit the officer.
  • Girl, 3, and suspect killed during shootout with MD police

    Girl, 3, and suspect killed during shootout with MD police

    Saturday, August 16 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-08-17 02:15:41 GMT
    Prince George's County police say a 3-year-old girl has died after she was riding in a car with a man who got into a shootout with police.Police reported late Saturday afternoon that the girl had died of her injuries.
    Prince George's County police say a 3-year-old girl has died after she was riding in a car with a man who got into a shootout with police.Police reported late Saturday afternoon that the girl had died of her injuries.
  • Young girl dies during shootout with MD police

    Young girl dies during shootout with MD police

    Saturday, August 16 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-17 00:00:47 GMT
    Prince George's County police say a young girl was gravely wounded after a man got into a shootout with police.The man was fatally shot by police while inside a vehicle in Temple Hills on Saturday afternoon.
    Prince George's County police say a young girl was gravely wounded after a man got into a shootout with police.The man was fatally shot by police while inside a vehicle in Temple Hills on Saturday afternoon.
  • Man arrested, another sought in shooting of 6

    Man arrested, another sought in shooting of 6

    Saturday, August 16 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-08-16 22:12:45 GMT
    D.C. police have arrested one man and are seeking another in the shooting of six people near Nationals Park .Police say 21-year-old Leonard Johnson of southeast Washington was arrested on Friday afternoon. He's charged with assault with intent to kill while armed in the shooting, which occurred early last Sunday morning on MN Street, Southwest.
    D.C. police have arrested one man and are seeking another in the shooting of six people near Nationals Park .Police say 21-year-old Leonard Johnson of southeast Washington was arrested on Friday afternoon. He's charged with assault with intent to kill while armed in the shooting, which occurred early last Sunday morning on MN Street, Southwest.
  • Man's death in Ocean City called suspicious

    Man's death in Ocean City called suspicious

    Saturday, August 16 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-08-16 21:54:19 GMT
    Ocean City police are investigating what they call the suspicious death of a man who was found unresponsive in a hotel room.Police say in a news release that officers were called to the hotel early Saturday morning for a report of an unconscious and unresponsive person.
    Ocean City police are investigating what they call the suspicious death of a man who was found unresponsive in a hotel room.Police say in a news release that officers were called to the hotel early Saturday morning for a report of an unconscious and unresponsive person.
  • Accident closes one span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge

    Accident closes one span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-08-16 16:53:05 GMT
    An accident on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge has closed one span of the bridge.
    An accident on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge has closed one span of the bridge.
  • 3 people dead in District Heights in apparent murder-suicide

    3 people dead in District Heights in apparent murder-suicide

    Saturday, August 16 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-08-16 13:28:53 GMT
    Prince George's County police say one man and two women are dead in an apparent domestic-related murder-suicide at a townhouse in District Heights.
    Prince George's County police say one man and two women are dead in an apparent domestic-related murder-suicide at a townhouse in District Heights.
  • Candlelight vigil held to remember 3-year-old Knijah Bibb

    Candlelight vigil held to remember 3-year-old Knijah Bibb

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-08-16 02:58:41 GMT
    It was an emotional vigil Friday night for a 3-year old shot and killed while she was playing in a room at a Landover, Md., home. Several hundred people came to Northwest D.C. to where her family lives.
    It was an emotional vigil Friday night for a 3-year old shot and killed while she was playing in a room at a Landover, Md., home. Several hundred people came to Northwest D.C. to where her family lives.
  • DC teens attacked on street by 2 dogs

    DC teens attacked on street by 2 dogs

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-16 01:48:00 GMT
    It was a terrifying ordeal for two teenagers in Southeast D.C. Both of them are recovering after being attacked in the street by two dogs.
    It was a terrifying ordeal for two teenagers in Southeast D.C. Both of them are recovering after being attacked in the street by two dogs.
  • Howard University students describe the making of their hands up solidarity viral photo

    Howard University students describe the making of their hands up solidarity viral photo

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-08-16 01:17:48 GMT
    Events in Ferguson, Mo., have not only triggered protests in the streets of that town, but all over the country because of the reach of social media. A powerful photo taken by Howard University students this week certainly showed the impact of social media.
    Events in Ferguson, Mo., have not only triggered protests in the streets of that town, but all over the country because of the reach of social media. A powerful photo taken by Howard University students this week certainly showed the impact of social media.
  • Water main break floods homes, buckles road in Capitol Heights

    Water main break floods homes, buckles road in Capitol Heights

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:48:51 GMT
    A broken water main is flooding homes and creating a gaping hole in the road in a Maryland neighborhood.
    A broken water main is flooding homes and creating a gaping hole in the road in a Maryland neighborhood.
  • Al-Qaida urges abducted Md. man's family to press US for prisoner exchange

    Al-Qaida urges abducted Md. man's family to press US for prisoner exchange

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:06:22 GMT
    Al-Qaida urged the family of an American aid worker it abducted in Pakistan three years ago to demand that the U.S. government negotiate a prisoner exchange for his release.
    Al-Qaida urged the family of an American aid worker it abducted in Pakistan three years ago to demand that the U.S. government negotiate a prisoner exchange for his release.
  • Judge denies McDonnells' request to dismiss case

    Judge denies McDonnells' request to dismiss case

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-08-15 19:53:16 GMT
    A judge rejected a request Friday to dismiss charges against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife in their corruption trial.
    A judge rejected a request Friday to dismiss charges against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife in their corruption trial.
  • 2-year-old's fight for life will inspire you

    2-year-old's fight for life will inspire you

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-08-15 15:58:51 GMT
    If you need a little inspiration to get through whatever challenge you might be facing, here it is.  He's not even 3 years old, but a Maryland boy has already learned a very important lesson in his young life: never give up. 
    If you need a little inspiration to get through whatever challenge you might be facing, here it is.  He's not even 3 years old, but a Maryland boy has already learned a very important lesson in his young life: never give up. 
  • Commission lifts water advisory in Prince George's

    Commission lifts water advisory in Prince George's

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-08-15 15:18:17 GMT
    The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission has lifted a precautionary boil-water advisory for southern Prince George's County. The advisory was lifted at 12:40 a.m. Friday.
    The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission has lifted a precautionary boil-water advisory for southern Prince George's County. The advisory was lifted at 12:40 a.m. Friday.
  • Metro Blue Line service restored

    Metro Blue Line service restored

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-08-15 15:05:04 GMT
    Blue Line service has been restored in both directions after rail problems caused a suspension in service Friday morning.
    Blue Line service has been restored in both directions after rail problems caused a suspension in service Friday morning.
  • Theater pays tribute to Robin Williams with movie marathon

    Theater pays tribute to Robin Williams with movie marathon

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-08-15 11:39:28 GMT
    A local movie theater is paying tribute to actor Robin Williams. Starting Friday, you can catch "Good Will Hunting", "The Birdcage", and "The Fisher King" at West End Cinema.
    A local movie theater is paying tribute to actor Robin Williams. Starting Friday, you can catch "Good Will Hunting", "The Birdcage", and "The Fisher King" at West End Cinema.
  • Surveillance video captures robbery

    Surveillance video captures robbery

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:28 AM EDT2014-08-15 11:28:47 GMT
    Police hope you can help them identify two persons of interest in connection with an armed robbery. Surveillance video captured the incident early Thursday morning on Brentwood Road in northeast.
    Police hope you can help them identify two persons of interest in connection with an armed robbery. Surveillance video captured the incident early Thursday morning on Brentwood Road in northeast.
  • Fire burns home in Takoma Park

    Fire burns home in Takoma Park

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-08-15 11:22:09 GMT
    Fire burned a house fire on Kansas Avenue in Takoma Park, Maryland Friday. Fire crews are on the scene quickly placed the fire under control.
    Fire burned a house fire on Kansas Avenue in Takoma Park, Maryland Friday. Fire crews are on the scene quickly placed the fire under control.
  • Gaithersburg fire appears to have started in garage

    Gaithersburg fire appears to have started in garage

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:09 AM EDT2014-08-15 11:09:37 GMT
    A late night house fire in Gaithersburg appears to have been started in the garage. Flames engulfed a home on Warfield Drive. Firefighters say two adults in the home suffered burns and were taken to a hospital for treatment. There is no word on the conditions of the victims.
    A late night house fire in Gaithersburg appears to have been started in the garage. Flames engulfed a home on Warfield Drive. Firefighters say two adults in the home suffered burns and were taken to a hospital for treatment. There is no word on the conditions of the victims.
  • Neighbors help 2 residents escape large house fire in Laytonsville

    Neighbors help 2 residents escape large house fire in Laytonsville

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-08-15 04:08:46 GMT
    Montgomery County fire officials say neighbors helped two people, one of them in a wheelchair, to escape a large house fire at their Laytonsville home Thursday night.
    Montgomery County fire officials say neighbors helped two people, one of them in a wheelchair, to escape a large house fire at their Laytonsville home Thursday night.
  • Rallies in DC honor Michael Brown, people who died at hands of police

    Rallies in DC honor Michael Brown, people who died at hands of police

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-08-15 03:16:33 GMT
    Large crowds have gathered for peaceful vigils around Washington D.C. remembering Michael Brown, an 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a police officer in Missouri.
    Large crowds have gathered for peaceful vigils around Washington D.C. remembering Michael Brown, an 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a police officer in Missouri.
  • 2 workers rescued after being trapped in trench in Potomac

    2 workers rescued after being trapped in trench in Potomac

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-08-15 02:07:34 GMT
    Technical rescue crews have pulled out two workers who were trapped in a trench in Potomac.
    Technical rescue crews have pulled out two workers who were trapped in a trench in Potomac.
  • Slain Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene buried with honors at Arlington National Cemetery

    Slain Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene buried with honors at Arlington National Cemetery

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-15 00:53:34 GMT
    The highest-ranking U.S. military officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War was buried with full honors Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery in a ceremony attended by his family and platoons of fellow warriors.
    The highest-ranking U.S. military officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War was buried with full honors Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery in a ceremony attended by his family and platoons of fellow warriors.
  • Man arrested in 3-year-old's murder, but search continues for shooter

    Man arrested in 3-year-old's murder, but search continues for shooter

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-08-15 00:08:14 GMT
    Prince George's County police say they have made an arrest in connection to the murder of a 3-year-old girl last weekend, but they are still actively searching for the alleged shooter.
    Prince George's County police say they have made an arrest in connection to the murder of a 3-year-old girl last weekend, but they are still actively searching for the alleged shooter.
  • Va. man with ALS challenges NFL QB Eli Manning to Ice Bucket Challenge

    Va. man with ALS challenges NFL QB Eli Manning to Ice Bucket Challenge

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:20:35 GMT
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning Thursday accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from a Virginia man and fan suffering from the incurable neuromuscular disease long associated with baseball legend Lou Gehrig.
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning Thursday accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from a Virginia man and fan suffering from the incurable neuromuscular disease long associated with baseball legend Lou Gehrig.
  • UMd. student found not guilty of sexually assaulting woman at Jiffy Lube Live

    UMd. student found not guilty of sexually assaulting woman at Jiffy Lube Live

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:19:59 GMT
    A University of Maryland student has been found not guilty on charges of assaulting a woman during a concert at Jiffy Lube Live. The defense is crediting three witnesses unknown to the victim or suspect who came forward after seeing the story on FOX 5.
    A University of Maryland student has been found not guilty on charges of assaulting a woman during a concert at Jiffy Lube Live. The defense is crediting three witnesses unknown to the victim or suspect who came forward after seeing the story on FOX 5.
  • Seat Pleasant mayor to work out of tent after being kicked out of office space

    Seat Pleasant mayor to work out of tent after being kicked out of office space

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:19:29 GMT
    A local mayor in Maryland has been kicked out of his office. To be clear, he is still the mayor, but he has literally been kicked out of his actual office inside city hall. Mayor Grant was told Tuesday that he has to pack up and move out of the building. His response to that? He plans to be back here and do his business out of a tent.
    A local mayor in Maryland has been kicked out of his office. To be clear, he is still the mayor, but he has literally been kicked out of his actual office inside city hall. Mayor Grant was told Tuesday that he has to pack up and move out of the building. His response to that? He plans to be back here and do his business out of a tent.
  • Former Md. church youth leader gets 40 years

    Former Md. church youth leader gets 40 years

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:18:58 GMT
    A Las Vegas man convicted of sexually abusing boys while he was a youth leader at a church in Maryland in the 1980s has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
    A Las Vegas man convicted of sexually abusing boys while he was a youth leader at a church in Maryland in the 1980s has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
  • Md. musician prized guitars go missing after falling out of trunk of vehicle

    Md. musician prized guitars go missing after falling out of trunk of vehicle

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:17:56 GMT
    Doc Bodine loves the blues. But this week, he is feeling blue. He lost two of his prized guitars after the back window of his vehicle popped open and slid out onto the road.
    Doc Bodine loves the blues. But this week, he is feeling blue. He lost two of his prized guitars after the back window of his vehicle popped open and slid out onto the road.
  • Obama says no excuse for excessive force by police

    Obama says no excuse for excessive force by police

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:55:02 GMT
    Appealing for "peace and calm," President Barack Obama on Thursday said there is no excuse for excessive use of force by police in a St. Louis suburb against crowds protesting the death of an unarmed black teenager shot by a white police officer. At the same time, he said there was no excuse for violence against police.
    Appealing for "peace and calm," President Barack Obama on Thursday said there is no excuse for excessive use of force by police in a St. Louis suburb against crowds protesting the death of an unarmed black teenager shot by a white police officer. At the same time, he said there was no excuse for violence against police.
  • Prosecutors rest in McDonnell corruption trial

    Prosecutors rest in McDonnell corruption trial

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:52:41 GMT
    Prosecutors wrapped up their case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on Thursday by giving jurors their first in-person look at the designer clothes and other gifts the couple received from a dietary supplements entrepreneur who says he was seeking their support for his company's products.
    Prosecutors wrapped up their case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on Thursday by giving jurors their first in-person look at the designer clothes and other gifts the couple received from a dietary supplements entrepreneur who says he was seeking their support for his company's products.
  • Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

    Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-14 20:39:51 GMT
    The Washington Redskins on Thursday formally appealed a ruling that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise's attempt to defend its name against those who consider it a racial slur.
    The Washington Redskins on Thursday formally appealed a ruling that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise's attempt to defend its name against those who consider it a racial slur.
  • 7 shot during violent night in DC

    7 shot during violent night in DC

    Thursday, August 14 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-08-14 16:13:33 GMT
    D.C. police are searching for suspects after a violent night in the district during which seven people were reportedly shot.
    D.C. police are searching for suspects after a violent night in the district during which seven people were reportedly shot.
  • #TBT: DC region's major floods of the 2000s

    #TBT: DC region's major floods of the 2000s

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-08-14 15:23:35 GMT
    The D.C. region saw rain fall by the buckets this week, and it took us back to some significant floods of the past that our area has ever seen.  Here's a look back at some of the biggest rain events the D.C. area has experienced in the 2000s.
    The D.C. region saw rain fall by the buckets this week, and it took us back to some significant floods of the past that our area has ever seen.  Here's a look back at some of the biggest rain events the D.C. area has experienced in the 2000s.
  • Many vehicles at BWI airport long-term parking lots suffer water damage after Tuesday's storms

    Many vehicles at BWI airport long-term parking lots suffer water damage after Tuesday's storms

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-08-14 14:48:00 GMT
    Slowly but surely people are getting their cars out of the long-term parking at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. At last check, 75 cars have been towed away because of Tuesday's flooding. 6.5 inches of rain fell on Tuesday.
    Slowly but surely people are getting their cars out of the long-term parking at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. At last check, 75 cars have been towed away because of Tuesday's flooding. 6.5 inches of rain fell on Tuesday.
  • Gay marriages could begin in Va., barring delay

    Gay marriages could begin in Va., barring delay

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:07 AM EDT2014-08-14 12:07:58 GMT
    A federal appeals court appears to have cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia as early as next week, but that could be put on hold indefinitely if the nation's highest court intervenes.
    A federal appeals court appears to have cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia as early as next week, but that could be put on hold indefinitely if the nation's highest court intervenes.
  • Lawmakers crack down on 'tiger selfies'

    Lawmakers crack down on 'tiger selfies'

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-08-14 12:06:19 GMT
    Sure, they're gorgeous creatures. But they shouldn't be scoring you a date. New York lawmakers are cracking down on so-called "tiger selfies" which have soared in popularity as profile pictures on dating websites.
    Sure, they're gorgeous creatures. But they shouldn't be scoring you a date. New York lawmakers are cracking down on so-called "tiger selfies" which have soared in popularity as profile pictures on dating websites.
  • Boil water advisory issued for part of Prince George's County

    Boil water advisory issued for part of Prince George's County

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-08-14 11:58:10 GMT
    A boil water advisory remains in effect for part of southern Prince George's County following a water main break. 
    A boil water advisory remains in effect for part of southern Prince George's County following a water main break. 
  • FBI agent continues testimony in ex-governor trial

    FBI agent continues testimony in ex-governor trial

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-08-14 11:43:27 GMT
    An FBI agent is wrapping up the prosecution's case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. Agent David Hulser will be back on the stand Thursday to continue testifying about the McDonnells' finances and phone records.
    An FBI agent is wrapping up the prosecution's case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. Agent David Hulser will be back on the stand Thursday to continue testifying about the McDonnells' finances and phone records.
  • Germantown playground damaged after fire

    Germantown playground damaged after fire

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:09:50 GMT
    Authorities in Montgomery County are investigating a playground fire in Germantown. Fire officials say the fire appears to be suspicious.
    Authorities in Montgomery County are investigating a playground fire in Germantown. Fire officials say the fire appears to be suspicious.
  • FBI agent testifies about ex-governor's debts

    FBI agent testifies about ex-governor's debts

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-08-14 01:22:30 GMT
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were swamped with heavy credit card debt and money-losing real estate investments when they turned to a wealthy businessman for financial help, an FBI agent testified Wednesday.
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were swamped with heavy credit card debt and money-losing real estate investments when they turned to a wealthy businessman for financial help, an FBI agent testified Wednesday.
  • $27,000 reward offered for info in Md. gas station clerk slaying

    $27,000 reward offered for info in Md. gas station clerk slaying

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-14 01:14:28 GMT
    Anne Arundel County police are hoping that rewards totaling up to $27,000 will lead to the arrest of a man who shot and killed a gas station clerk during a robbery.
    Anne Arundel County police are hoping that rewards totaling up to $27,000 will lead to the arrest of a man who shot and killed a gas station clerk during a robbery.
  • Va. dermatologist charged with health care fraud

    Va. dermatologist charged with health care fraud

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-08-14 01:09:43 GMT
    A northern Virginia dermatologist has been charged with health care fraud. Prosecutors say he overbilled patients and allowed unskilled workers do his job.
    A northern Virginia dermatologist has been charged with health care fraud. Prosecutors say he overbilled patients and allowed unskilled workers do his job.
  • Md. woman has over 1,000 items in her extensive watermelon collection

    Md. woman has over 1,000 items in her extensive watermelon collection

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-08-14 00:26:55 GMT
    Some people collect stamps. Some people collect coins. But the Maryland woman you are about to meet collects a little slice of summer.
    Some people collect stamps. Some people collect coins. But the Maryland woman you are about to meet collects a little slice of summer.
  • Arlington Public Schools facing teacher shortage as new school year approaches

    Arlington Public Schools facing teacher shortage as new school year approaches

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-08-13 23:44:53 GMT
    We are rapidly approaching the start of the new school year around our area. But one local school district may be finding itself with a shortage of something pretty important: teachers.
    We are rapidly approaching the start of the new school year around our area. But one local school district may be finding itself with a shortage of something pretty important: teachers.
  • 1 arrested after DC officer shot in attempted carjacking, search continues for other suspects

    1 arrested after DC officer shot in attempted carjacking, search continues for other suspects

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-08-13 23:17:24 GMT
    A manhunt is on for at least two suspects after an off-duty D.C. police detective was shot multiple times during an attempted carjacking. Police say all of this began around 3 a.m. Wednesday on Suitland Parkway in Southeast D.C. They say multiple suspects tried to carjack the detective, proceeded to ram his vehicle and fired off several gunshots.
    A manhunt is on for at least two suspects after an off-duty D.C. police detective was shot multiple times during an attempted carjacking. Police say all of this began around 3 a.m. Wednesday on Suitland Parkway in Southeast D.C. They say multiple suspects tried to carjack the detective, proceeded to ram his vehicle and fired off several gunshots.
  • Gay marriages could begin by next week in Virginia

    Gay marriages could begin by next week in Virginia

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-08-13 23:14:16 GMT
    Same-sex couples could begin marrying as early as next week in Virginia after a federal appeals court refused Wednesday to delay its ruling that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
    Same-sex couples could begin marrying as early as next week in Virginia after a federal appeals court refused Wednesday to delay its ruling that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
  • Alexandria police warn of scam 'spoofing' department's phone number

    Alexandria police warn of scam 'spoofing' department's phone number

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:57:00 GMT
    Alexandria police are warning of a scammer who has been "spoofing" the department's non-emergency line phone number.
    Alexandria police are warning of a scammer who has been "spoofing" the department's non-emergency line phone number.
  • Parents attempting to raise money to rebuild playground burned down at Md. charter school

    Parents attempting to raise money to rebuild playground burned down at Md. charter school

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-08-13 21:26:34 GMT
    Who would do such a thing? That is what parents at Imagine Lincoln Public Charter School in Prince George's County are saying after someone burned down their playground. Now the younger kids don't have anywhere to play and the school's parents are hoping for help to rebuild.
    Who would do such a thing? That is what parents at Imagine Lincoln Public Charter School in Prince George's County are saying after someone burned down their playground. Now the younger kids don't have anywhere to play and the school's parents are hoping for help to rebuild.
  • Ice Bucket Challenge helps generate millions of dollars in donations in battle against ALS

    Ice Bucket Challenge helps generate millions of dollars in donations in battle against ALS

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-08-13 19:24:53 GMT
    If nominated, you are supposed to either dump the ice cold water over your head or donate money towards the fight to help strike out amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS. Now with all the videos being posted online, are they actually doing anything to help the cause? We found that they certainly are.
    If nominated, you are supposed to either dump the ice cold water over your head or donate money towards the fight to help strike out amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS. Now with all the videos being posted online, are they actually doing anything to help the cause? We found that they certainly are.
  • DC Kenny Loggins fan reaches Kickstarter goal for living room concert

    DC Kenny Loggins fan reaches Kickstarter goal for living room concert

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-08-13 17:47:04 GMT
     A D.C. man who started fundraising efforts online to try and get Kenny Loggins to play a live concert in his living room says nobody needs to worry about him.   
     A D.C. man who started fundraising efforts online to try and get Kenny Loggins to play a live concert in his living room says nobody needs to worry about him.   
  • Heavy rains cause sinkhole in Prince George's County

    Heavy rains cause sinkhole in Prince George's County

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-08-13 14:41:40 GMT
    A sinkhole is causing a road closure in Prince George's County, and Tuesday's heavy rainfall is to blame.
    A sinkhole is causing a road closure in Prince George's County, and Tuesday's heavy rainfall is to blame.
  • St. Elizabeth's East Rise Demonstration Center opens in DC

    St. Elizabeth's East Rise Demonstration Center opens in DC

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-08-13 14:04:36 GMT
    The doors officially open Wednesday at the new St. Elizabeth's East Rise Demonstration Center. It's a facility meant to engage and teach D.C. residents about computers and technology, so we sent guru Annie Yu over to check it out!
    The doors officially open Wednesday at the new St. Elizabeth's East Rise Demonstration Center. It's a facility meant to engage and teach D.C. residents about computers and technology, so we sent guru Annie Yu over to check it out!
  • Former shelter dog joins Alexandria Police K-9 unit

    Former shelter dog joins Alexandria Police K-9 unit

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:32 AM EDT2014-08-13 12:32:06 GMT
    She's a shelter dog turned K-9 officer, and today, she officially graduates from the Alexandria Police Department's K-9 School. Zara, a Belgian Malinois, was given to the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria by her owner in September 2013 because her owner could no longer care for her.
    She's a shelter dog turned K-9 officer, and today, she officially graduates from the Alexandria Police Department's K-9 School. Zara, a Belgian Malinois, was given to the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria by her owner in September 2013 because her owner could no longer care for her.
  • Bicyclist struck by hit-and-run driver in Laytonsville talks to FOX 5

    Bicyclist struck by hit-and-run driver in Laytonsville talks to FOX 5

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-08-13 02:45:47 GMT
    A Montgomery County man says he is lucky he is able to even talk about his brush with death. He is a cyclist who was hit by a car along a country road this past Saturday afternoon and the driver didn't bother to stop.
    A Montgomery County man says he is lucky he is able to even talk about his brush with death. He is a cyclist who was hit by a car along a country road this past Saturday afternoon and the driver didn't bother to stop.
  • Md. newborn delivered by same doctor who delivered his parents 3 decades ago

    Md. newborn delivered by same doctor who delivered his parents 3 decades ago

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-08-13 02:45:12 GMT
    Over the years, Dr. Michael Hotchkiss has delivered about 7,000 babies. He even delivered his own daughter. But in all of those babies, he had not yet experienced what happened Monday at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.
    Over the years, Dr. Michael Hotchkiss has delivered about 7,000 babies. He even delivered his own daughter. But in all of those babies, he had not yet experienced what happened Monday at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.
  • Crews helping motorists stuck in flooding in Md.

    Crews helping motorists stuck in flooding in Md.

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-08-13 02:12:55 GMT
    Rescue crews in Montgomery County are helping some motorists who became stuck after heavy rains.
    Rescue crews in Montgomery County are helping some motorists who became stuck after heavy rains.
  • Spielberg encounter described at McDonnell trial

    Spielberg encounter described at McDonnell trial

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-08-13 00:11:56 GMT
    The wealthy businessman who showered former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife with thousands of dollars in gifts and loans tried to impress a cardiologist by having the then-first lady introduce him to movie director Steven Spielberg, the doctor testified Tuesday.
    The wealthy businessman who showered former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife with thousands of dollars in gifts and loans tried to impress a cardiologist by having the then-first lady introduce him to movie director Steven Spielberg, the doctor testified Tuesday.
  • Police searching for person of interest in Northeast DC apartment sex assault

    Police searching for person of interest in Northeast DC apartment sex assault

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-08-12 23:55:28 GMT
    D.C. police need your help in finding a man who is a person of interest in a sex assault case at a Northeast D.C. apartment. Police say he waited outside the secured apartment building, walked in after someone else swiped their keycard and then attacked a woman inside.
    D.C. police need your help in finding a man who is a person of interest in a sex assault case at a Northeast D.C. apartment. Police say he waited outside the secured apartment building, walked in after someone else swiped their keycard and then attacked a woman inside.
  • Flash Flood Warning issued for parts of DC area

    Flash Flood Warning issued for parts of DC area

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-08-12 23:19:11 GMT
    Heavy rains are falling across the D.C. region, and the National Weather Service is warning residents in the District and some Maryland and Virginia counties to be on alert. 
    Heavy rains are falling across the D.C. region, and the National Weather Service is warning residents in the District and some Maryland and Virginia counties to be on alert. 
  • Jay Gruden's first camp with Redskins: Drama-free

    Jay Gruden's first camp with Redskins: Drama-free

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-08-12 20:30:52 GMT
    The Washington Redskins wrapped up their first training camp under new coach Jay Gruden on Tuesday and headed back up to northern Virginia with the players looking forward to a day off.
    The Washington Redskins wrapped up their first training camp under new coach Jay Gruden on Tuesday and headed back up to northern Virginia with the players looking forward to a day off.
  • 3 deaths in Md. car ruled accidental overheating

    3 deaths in Md. car ruled accidental overheating

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-08-12 20:21:34 GMT
    A woman and her two young daughters found dead in their stifling car in a middle school parking lot in June died from accidental overheating, the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Tuesday.
    A woman and her two young daughters found dead in their stifling car in a middle school parking lot in June died from accidental overheating, the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Tuesday.
  • 4 firefighters taken to hospitals after fire truck crashes in Alexandria

    4 firefighters taken to hospitals after fire truck crashes in Alexandria

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-08-12 12:40:17 GMT
    Four firefighters were hurt Tuesday morning when a fire truck hit a utility pole in Alexandria. The accident happened on Beacon Hill Road at Anthony Street at about 4:30 a.m., and the crash brought down both the pole and power lines, leaving some customers in the area in the dark.
    Four firefighters were hurt Tuesday morning when a fire truck hit a utility pole in Alexandria. The accident happened on Beacon Hill Road at Anthony Street at about 4:30 a.m., and the crash brought down both the pole and power lines, leaving some customers in the area in the dark.
  • Mystery pole dancer on Ocean City boardwalk causes controversy

    Mystery pole dancer on Ocean City boardwalk causes controversy

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-08-12 11:59:35 GMT
    Officials in Ocean City, Maryland say they've received many complaints about a street performer who was pole dancing on the boardwalk. According to recent reports, the unidentified woman, who was dressed in a bikini, was seen dancing on a portable pole Saturday evening. 
    Officials in Ocean City, Maryland say they've received many complaints about a street performer who was pole dancing on the boardwalk. According to recent reports, the unidentified woman, who was dressed in a bikini, was seen dancing on a portable pole Saturday evening. 
  • Police: Two charged in fight, robbery in Frederick

    Police: Two charged in fight, robbery in Frederick

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-08-12 11:48:42 GMT
    Police in Maryland say a man bearing a full face tattoo is one of two suspects facing assault charges following an early morning fight in Frederick.
    Police in Maryland say a man bearing a full face tattoo is one of two suspects facing assault charges following an early morning fight in Frederick.
  • Loudoun County teen dies after car surfing stunt

    Loudoun County teen dies after car surfing stunt

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-08-12 03:41:41 GMT
    A 17-year-old has died after trying to imitate stunts he saw online, including car surfing. It is unclear if the driver, the victim's friend, will face charges.
    A 17-year-old has died after trying to imitate stunts he saw online, including car surfing. It is unclear if the driver, the victim's friend, will face charges.
  • Manassas principal fired after investigation found he fabricated resume

    Manassas principal fired after investigation found he fabricated resume

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-08-12 02:50:46 GMT
    A Manassas city school principal is out of a job after it turns out he fabricated his resume. His firing is raising more questions about how he got the job in the first place.
    A Manassas city school principal is out of a job after it turns out he fabricated his resume. His firing is raising more questions about how he got the job in the first place.
  • With growing concussion concerns, Loudoun County parents pushing for football helmet sensors

    With growing concussion concerns, Loudoun County parents pushing for football helmet sensors

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-08-12 01:22:46 GMT
    The start of summer practice for a new high school football season is kicking off a new concussion controversy in northern Virginia. This battle is between parents and school officials in Loudoun County. They both say they have the health and safety of their student athletes at heart, but they just have different points of view on how to achieve it.
    The start of summer practice for a new high school football season is kicking off a new concussion controversy in northern Virginia. This battle is between parents and school officials in Loudoun County. They both say they have the health and safety of their student athletes at heart, but they just have different points of view on how to achieve it.
  • Kidsave hosts older orphans and foster kids to help them find permanent families

    Kidsave hosts older orphans and foster kids to help them find permanent families

    Monday, August 11 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-08-12 00:44:51 GMT
    Lots of children come to the Smithsonian's National Zoo with family. Some kids who were there on Monday are actually looking for a family.
    Lots of children come to the Smithsonian's National Zoo with family. Some kids who were there on Monday are actually looking for a family.
  • RGIII reflects on ups and downs at Redskins camp

    RGIII reflects on ups and downs at Redskins camp

    Monday, August 11 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-08-12 00:28:26 GMT
    In a span of a couple of minutes, Robert Griffin III overthrew a receiver on an out pattern, floated a ball deep into double coverage for an easy interception and misfired a screen pass. A little later Monday morning, he scrambled right and made a "wow" play — throwing on the run to hit DeSean Jackson in the back of the end zone for a 5-yard touchdown.
    In a span of a couple of minutes, Robert Griffin III overthrew a receiver on an out pattern, floated a ball deep into double coverage for an easy interception and misfired a screen pass. A little later Monday morning, he scrambled right and made a "wow" play — throwing on the run to hit DeSean Jackson in the back of the end zone for a 5-yard touchdown.
  • Family of slain 3-year-old girl: 'It destroyed us for the rest of our lives'

    Family of slain 3-year-old girl: 'It destroyed us for the rest of our lives'

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:25:56 GMT
    Prince George's County police are continuing their search for a 25-year-old man believed to have shot and killed a 3-year-old girl at a home in Landover.
    Prince George's County police are continuing their search for a 25-year-old man believed to have shot and killed a 3-year-old girl at a home in Landover.
  • Testimony: Ex-Va. governor touted pill at meeting

    Testimony: Ex-Va. governor touted pill at meeting

    Monday, August 11 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-11 19:27:42 GMT
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell ended a meeting in his office by touting the effectiveness of an anti-inflammatory pill marketed by the wealthy businessman who showered him and his wife with thousands of dollars in gifts and loans, a state official said Monday.
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell ended a meeting in his office by touting the effectiveness of an anti-inflammatory pill marketed by the wealthy businessman who showered him and his wife with thousands of dollars in gifts and loans, a state official said Monday.
  • Story of their lives: Virginia girls make special plea to One Direction before DC show

    Story of their lives: Virginia girls make special plea to One Direction before DC show

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:48:29 GMT
    Two special young Virginia girls will be among the thousands of fans watching One Direction perform in D.C. on Monday night, but their moms say as it stands, they won't have the view they had hoped for. 
    Two special young Virginia girls will be among the thousands of fans watching One Direction perform in D.C. on Monday night, but their moms say as it stands, they won't have the view they had hoped for. 
  • Police: Man broke into laundromat, stole toilet from bathroom

    Police: Man broke into laundromat, stole toilet from bathroom

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:09:59 GMT
    Police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a toilet from a Virginia laundromat early Friday morning, leaving the business flooded.
    Police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a toilet from a Virginia laundromat early Friday morning, leaving the business flooded.
  • 3-year-old shot, killed in Landover; police search for suspect

    3-year-old shot, killed in Landover; police search for suspect

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-08-11 13:40:19 GMT
    Prince George's County police are searching for a suspect in connection to the shooting death of a 3-year-old DC girl.  They say she was hit by gunfire at a home in Landover, Md. on Sunday, and a $25,000 rewards is being offered for information leading to the man's arrest.
    Prince George's County police are searching for a suspect in connection to the shooting death of a 3-year-old DC girl.  They say she was hit by gunfire at a home in Landover, Md. on Sunday, and a $25,000 rewards is being offered for information leading to the man's arrest.
  • PHOTOS: Sunday's Supermoon

    PHOTOS: Sunday's Supermoon

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-08-11 13:19:07 GMT
    Did you see it? Sunday's Supermoon lit up the sky over the D.C. region-- and plenty of FOX 5 viewers snapped photos of it! See them here.
    Did you see it? Sunday's Supermoon lit up the sky over the D.C. region-- and plenty of FOX 5 viewers snapped photos of it! See them here.
  • 24 rescued after 'Joker's Jinx' roller coaster gets stuck at Six Flags America

    24 rescued after 'Joker's Jinx' roller coaster gets stuck at Six Flags America

    Monday, August 11 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-08-11 12:11:33 GMT
    Two dozen people who visited Six Flags America on Sunday went for one ride they won't soon forget.  They were stuck for about five hours on top of the Joker's Jinx roller coaster, and had to be rescued one-by-one. 
    Two dozen people who visited Six Flags America on Sunday went for one ride they won't soon forget.  They were stuck for about five hours on top of the Joker's Jinx roller coaster, and had to be rescued one-by-one. 
  • Maryland school is given best in nation award

    Maryland school is given best in nation award

    Sunday, August 10 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-08-10 16:36:51 GMT
    Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School was award the best high school in the nation by the 2014 Steve Harvey Neighborhood Awards.
    Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School was award the best high school in the nation by the 2014 Steve Harvey Neighborhood Awards.
  • Three men arrested for breaking into Fredericktowne Mall

    Three men arrested for breaking into Fredericktowne Mall

    Sunday, August 10 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-08-10 12:02:55 GMT
    Three men were arrested for breaking into an abandoned mall overnight.
    Three men were arrested for breaking into an abandoned mall overnight.
  • `House of Cards' filming in DC

    `House of Cards' filming in DC

    Saturday, August 9 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-08-09 22:12:52 GMT
    The "House of Cards" series is filming in the District of Columbia this weekend.The city's Office of Motion Picture and Television Development has the political thriller filming in the city on Saturday.
    The "House of Cards" series is filming in the District of Columbia this weekend.The city's Office of Motion Picture and Television Development has the political thriller filming in the city on Saturday.
  • 4 shot in northeast DC

    4 shot in northeast DC

    Saturday, August 9 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-08-09 22:10:19 GMT
    D.C. police say four people have been shot in northeast Washington.Authorities say three adult men and one juvenile were shot around midnight on Friday in the Bloomingdale neighborhood.None of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries.
    D.C. police say four people have been shot in northeast Washington.Authorities say three adult men and one juvenile were shot around midnight on Friday in the Bloomingdale neighborhood.None of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries.
  • White students to no longer be majority at school

    White students to no longer be majority at school

    Saturday, August 9 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-08-09 21:34:17 GMT
    For the first time, U.S. public schools are projected this fall to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic children.
    For the first time, U.S. public schools are projected this fall to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic children.
  • Man fatally shot in northwest DC

    Man fatally shot in northwest DC

    Saturday, August 9 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-08-09 21:29:16 GMT
    D.C. police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man in northwest Washington.Authorities say they responded to a report of gunshots just before 11 p.m. on Friday.
    D.C. police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man in northwest Washington.Authorities say they responded to a report of gunshots just before 11 p.m. on Friday.
  • Md. casino unveils $1 million slot machine

    Md. casino unveils $1 million slot machine

    Md. casino unveils $1 million slot machine

    Saturday, August 9 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-08-09 21:28:56 GMT
    Maryland's most popular casino will unveil a $1 million slot machine.Maryland Live is poised to present a slot machine that invites gamblers to bet $500 for a single chance at a $1 million payout.
    Maryland's most popular casino will unveil a $1 million slot machine.Maryland Live is poised to present a slot machine that invites gamblers to bet $500 for a single chance at a $1 million payout.
  • US bots flagged Ebola before outbreak announced

    US bots flagged Ebola before outbreak announced

    Saturday, August 9 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-08-09 19:32:56 GMT
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is focusing a spotlight on an online tool that flagged a "mystery hemorrhagic fever" in the region several days before the World Health Organization formally announced the epidemic.
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is focusing a spotlight on an online tool that flagged a "mystery hemorrhagic fever" in the region several days before the World Health Organization formally announced the epidemic.
  • Volkswagen recalls some Tiguans

    Volkswagen recalls some Tiguans

    Saturday, August 9 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-08-09 16:52:38 GMT
    Volkswagen of America is recalling 151,389 Tiguan SUVs due to the possibility of stalling.No accidents or injuries have been reported. The problem is with fuel pumps on some models from 2009 to 2014.
    Volkswagen of America is recalling 151,389 Tiguan SUVs due to the possibility of stalling.No accidents or injuries have been reported. The problem is with fuel pumps on some models from 2009 to 2014.
  • Officials work to lure more businesses to Virginia

    Officials work to lure more businesses to Virginia

    Saturday, August 9 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-08-09 16:09:00 GMT
    Virginia officials say they've got their gloves off to compete with other states and countries to lure more businesses and jobs to the state.As Virginia seeks to diversify its economy to be less dependent on federal government-related jobs, officials are concentrating efforts to attract businesses as well as help current businesses succeed and grow.
    Virginia officials say they've got their gloves off to compete with other states and countries to lure more businesses and jobs to the state.As Virginia seeks to diversify its economy to be less dependent on federal government-related jobs, officials are concentrating efforts to attract businesses as well as help current businesses succeed and grow.
  • Man turns himself in after police standoff

    Man turns himself in after police standoff

    Saturday, August 9 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-08-09 16:08:01 GMT
    Police say an armed man turned himself in after barricading himself inside a home in a Baltimore suburb for six hours.Anne Arundel County police say the man surrendered peacefully on Friday evening.
    Police say an armed man turned himself in after barricading himself inside a home in a Baltimore suburb for six hours.Anne Arundel County police say the man surrendered peacefully on Friday evening.
  • Former White House press secretary James Brady's death ruled homicide

    Former White House press secretary James Brady's death ruled homicide

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:45:46 GMT
    This week's death of former White House press secretary James Brady, who survived a gunshot wound to the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has been ruled a homicide, District of Columbia police said Friday.
    This week's death of former White House press secretary James Brady, who survived a gunshot wound to the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has been ruled a homicide, District of Columbia police said Friday.
  • Could John Hinckley face charges after James Brady homicide ruling?

    Could John Hinckley face charges after James Brady homicide ruling?

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:44:50 GMT
    FOX 5 spoke to defense attorney Bernie Grimm about White House press secretary James Brady's death being ruled a homicide 33 years after the shooting that injured him. We asked him if he had ever heard of anything like this.
    FOX 5 spoke to defense attorney Bernie Grimm about White House press secretary James Brady's death being ruled a homicide 33 years after the shooting that injured him. We asked him if he had ever heard of anything like this.
  • VIDEO: Armed suspect leaps over counter, robs pizza place in Temple Hills

    VIDEO: Armed suspect leaps over counter, robs pizza place in Temple Hills

    Friday, August 8 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-08-09 02:55:22 GMT
    Wanted! A bold armed robber in Prince George's County. The suspect leaped over the counter of a pizza place terrorizing the employees. The robbery happened at around 11 p.m. at the Little Caesars in the Marlow Heights Shopping Center about a month ago.
    Wanted! A bold armed robber in Prince George's County. The suspect leaped over the counter of a pizza place terrorizing the employees. The robbery happened at around 11 p.m. at the Little Caesars in the Marlow Heights Shopping Center about a month ago.
  • New pilot program using technology to help Md. students with autism to communicate

    New pilot program using technology to help Md. students with autism to communicate

    Friday, August 8 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-08-09 02:20:03 GMT
    It is certainly not a cure for autism, but there is a method being tested in a Maryland school system that is giving hope to some families. Their kids are communicating for the first time ever. The parents of one young man say it is “life-changing.”
    It is certainly not a cure for autism, but there is a method being tested in a Maryland school system that is giving hope to some families. Their kids are communicating for the first time ever. The parents of one young man say it is “life-changing.”
  • Thieves steal rims and tires off parked vehicles in Prince George's County

    Thieves steal rims and tires off parked vehicles in Prince George's County

    Friday, August 8 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-08-09 01:09:58 GMT
    Brazen thieves stripping cars of their rims and tires in the middle of the day. It is an ongoing problem in Prince George's County. FOX 5 spoke with a man who got his car repaired after it happened to him. He says a number of people have been targeted around Upper Marlboro in the past few months and he is fed up.
    Brazen thieves stripping cars of their rims and tires in the middle of the day. It is an ongoing problem in Prince George's County. FOX 5 spoke with a man who got his car repaired after it happened to him. He says a number of people have been targeted around Upper Marlboro in the past few months and he is fed up.
  • FOX 5 Investigates: DC Councilmember Jack Evans' unpaid parking tickets get dismissed

    FOX 5 Investigates: DC Councilmember Jack Evans' unpaid parking tickets get dismissed

    Friday, August 8 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-08-09 00:34:41 GMT
    Are D.C. city council members misusing their privileges? FOX 5 Chief Investigative Reporter Emily Miller has been doing a series on council members' unpaid parking tickets. We have looked into Councilmembers Marion Barry and Yvette Alexander. But for this investigation, it was Jack Evans' turn.
    Are D.C. city council members misusing their privileges? FOX 5 Chief Investigative Reporter Emily Miller has been doing a series on council members' unpaid parking tickets. We have looked into Councilmembers Marion Barry and Yvette Alexander. But for this investigation, it was Jack Evans' turn.
  • DC woman paid company for rental help, but got a bogus address instead

    DC woman paid company for rental help, but got a bogus address instead

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-08-08 23:44:26 GMT
    A D.C. woman shelled out hundreds of dollars of her hard earned cash to a company that was supposed to help her find a rental home. But the only thing she claims the company delivered was a bogus address. Now they have got her money and she is still homeless. So she turned to FOX 5 for help.
    A D.C. woman shelled out hundreds of dollars of her hard earned cash to a company that was supposed to help her find a rental home. But the only thing she claims the company delivered was a bogus address. Now they have got her money and she is still homeless. So she turned to FOX 5 for help.
  • Funeral held for woman killed in crash involving Md. State Police cadet

    Funeral held for woman killed in crash involving Md. State Police cadet

    Friday, August 8 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-08-08 22:23:37 GMT
    One week after a Temple Hills woman was killed after being hit by a Maryland State Police cadet, her family gathered Friday to lay her to rest. But an attorney for the family is speaking out because he says they have many questions about the cadet behind the wheel and how state police have handled this case.
    One week after a Temple Hills woman was killed after being hit by a Maryland State Police cadet, her family gathered Friday to lay her to rest. But an attorney for the family is speaking out because he says they have many questions about the cadet behind the wheel and how state police have handled this case.
  • Former executive testifies in McDonnell trial

    Former executive testifies in McDonnell trial

    Friday, August 8 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-08 21:00:30 GMT
    A wealthy businessman who showered former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife with thousands of dollars in gifts and loans made a major error in judgment, one of his associates said Friday.
    A wealthy businessman who showered former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife with thousands of dollars in gifts and loans made a major error in judgment, one of his associates said Friday.
  • 'House of Cards' filming in DC this weekend

    'House of Cards' filming in DC this weekend

    Friday, August 8 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-08-08 19:58:02 GMT
    The "House of Cards" series is filming in the District of Columbia this weekend.
    The "House of Cards" series is filming in the District of Columbia this weekend.
  • New curfew takes effect in Baltimore

    New curfew takes effect in Baltimore

    Friday, August 8 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-08-08 19:51:51 GMT
    Children and younger teenagers in Baltimore will be spending more time in doors under a new curfew law that takes effect this weekend.
    Children and younger teenagers in Baltimore will be spending more time in doors under a new curfew law that takes effect this weekend.
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect makes new push to move trial to DC

    Boston Marathon bombing suspect makes new push to move trial to DC

    Friday, August 8 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-08-08 19:34:22 GMT
    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have made a second push to move his trial out of Boston, arguing that he cannot get a fair trial there because of the emotional impact of the deadly attack.
    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have made a second push to move his trial out of Boston, arguing that he cannot get a fair trial there because of the emotional impact of the deadly attack.
  • Pizza delivery app leaves out DC from list of delivery locations

    Pizza delivery app leaves out DC from list of delivery locations

    Friday, August 8 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-08-08 16:12:26 GMT
    A brand new pizza deliver app upset most of D.C. within hours of its debut. It's called Push for Pizza. You enter your delivery and credit card information once and then the app determines the nearest delivery joint.
    A brand new pizza delivery app upset most of D.C. within hours of its debut.
  • Soaked for charity: Ice bucket challenges get cool

    Soaked for charity: Ice bucket challenges get cool

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-08-08 15:11:00 GMT
    The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media. It's cold, it's fun and it's contagious. But these ice bucket challenges and similar social media-powered stunts also are raising awareness and money for causes such as Lou Gehrig's disease, breast cancer and a camp for kids who have lost their fathers to war.
    The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media. It's cold, it's fun and it's contagious. But these ice bucket challenges and similar social media-powered stunts also are raising awareness and money for causes such as Lou Gehrig's disease, breast cancer and a camp for kids who have lost their fathers to war.
  • Toddler squeezes through White House fence

    Toddler squeezes through White House fence

    Friday, August 8 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-08-08 13:43:09 GMT
    It's usually someone jumping over the White House fence that causes Secret Service agents patrolling the grounds to scramble. But on Thursday night, a toddler slipping through slats in the gate caught the eyes of the gun-toting officers who are charged with protecting the president.
    It's usually someone jumping over the White House fence that causes Secret Service agents patrolling the grounds to scramble. But on Thursday night, a toddler slipping through slats in the gate caught the eyes of the gun-toting officers who are charged with protecting the president.
  • Zip Trip: Gaithersburg - FOX 5 at the Fair!

    Zip Trip: Gaithersburg - FOX 5 at the Fair!

    Friday, August 8 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-08-08 12:35:26 GMT
    FOX 5 hit the road for another Zip Trip! Holly Morris visited the Montgomery County Fair. From the rides, to the food, to the animals and some really cool entertainment - Holly's got a look at the fun and saw what's new in Gaithersburg and showed us the five must stops when the fair's not in town.
    FOX 5 hit the road for another Zip Trip! Holly Morris visited the Montgomery County Fair! From the rides, to the food, to the animals and some really cool entertainment - Holly's got a look at the fun and saw what's new in Gaithersburg and showed us the five must stops when the fair's not in town.

  • Major provisions of veterans health care law

    Major provisions of veterans health care law

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-08-08 11:40:48 GMT
    A law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama aims to alleviate delays many veterans have faced in getting treatment at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics and end the widespread practice of covering up long wait times for appointments.
    A law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama aims to alleviate delays many veterans have faced in getting treatment at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics and end the widespread practice of covering up long wait times for appointments.
  • DC apartment building fire displaces 60

    DC apartment building fire displaces 60

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-08-08 11:38:01 GMT
    At least 60 people are waking up somewhere other than home after a fire at an apartment building in northwest. Crews responded to the 1400 block of Belmont Thursday night.
    At least 60 people are waking up somewhere other than home after a fire at an apartment building in northwest. Crews responded to the 1400 block of Belmont Thursday night.
  • Police issue Silver Alert for missing woman who suffers from Alzheimer's and dementia

    Police issue Silver Alert for missing woman who suffers from Alzheimer's and dementia

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-08-08 11:32:32 GMT
    Police have issued a Silver Alert in the search for an elderly missing woman. Officers say 79-year-old Joan Ann Mason went missing from the 2200 block of Misthaven Lane in Gambrills.
    Police have issued a Silver Alert in the search for an elderly missing woman. Officers say 79-year-old Joan Ann Mason went missing from the 2200 block of Misthaven Lane in Gambrills.
  • Cocaine found hidden in caramelized sugar cane sweets at Dulles

    Cocaine found hidden in caramelized sugar cane sweets at Dulles

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-08-08 11:30:13 GMT
    A big cocaine bust was made at Dulles International Airport. Authorities found the stash in caramelized sugar cane sweets. The woman carrying the sweets got off a flight from El Salvador and told custom officials they were from Honduras.
    A big cocaine bust was made at Dulles International Airport. Authorities found the stash in caramelized sugar cane sweets. The woman carrying the sweets got off a flight from El Salvador and told custom officials they were from Honduras.
  • Plans for a national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans memorial move forward

    Plans for a national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans memorial move forward

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-08-08 11:01:47 GMT
    Plans for a national memorial honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans took a major step forward. Organizers of the project unveiled the final design for the monument.
    Plans for a national memorial honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans took a major step forward. Organizers of the project unveiled the final design for the monument.
  • Md. school district to monitor students' social media

    Md. school district to monitor students' social media

    Friday, August 8 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-08-08 04:04:42 GMT
    A Maryland school district will be one of only four in the nation to use special software to track students' social media posts with the idea to keep students safe.
    A Maryland school district will be one of only four in the nation to use special software to track students' social media posts with the idea to keep students safe.
  • Men who normally fight mosquitoes help fight off store robber in Arlington

    Men who normally fight mosquitoes help fight off store robber in Arlington

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-08-08 02:53:43 GMT
    Two employees of the Mosquito Squad were on break at a 7-Eleven in Arlington. But while they were there, they jumped in to stop a thief trying to take off with cash from the store.
    Two employees of the Mosquito Squad were on break at a 7-Eleven in Arlington. But while they were there, they jumped in to stop a thief trying to take off with cash from the store.
  • DMV dismisses all of DC Councilmember Yvette Alexander's unpaid parking tickets

    DMV dismisses all of DC Councilmember Yvette Alexander's unpaid parking tickets

    Thursday, August 7 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-08 00:46:51 GMT
    On Wednesday, we told you about Marion Barry's unpaid parking tickets. FOX 5 Chief Investigative Reporter Emily Miller has been looking into all of the city council members unpaid tickets as well.
    On Wednesday, we told you about Marion Barry's unpaid parking tickets. FOX 5 Chief Investigative Reporter Emily Miller has been looking into all of the city council members unpaid tickets as well.
  • McDonnell corruption trial: Va. health director skeptical of Jonnie Williams

    McDonnell corruption trial: Va. health director skeptical of Jonnie Williams

    Thursday, August 7 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-08-08 00:40:20 GMT
    Virginia's health secretary testified Thursday that he was deeply skeptical of the medical claims made by former Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams about his tobacco-based dietary supplement, but that he met with Williams anyway because then-Gov. Bob McDonnell asked him to.
    Virginia's health secretary testified Thursday that he was deeply skeptical of the medical claims made by former Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams about his tobacco-based dietary supplement, but that he met with Williams anyway because then-Gov. Bob McDonnell asked him to.
  • RadPad app aims to help people find rentals easier, faster in the DC area

    RadPad app aims to help people find rentals easier, faster in the DC area

    Thursday, August 7 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-08-07 23:36:02 GMT
    Looking for a place to rent? With all the colleges and government agencies, the D.C. area is a pretty transient place and a lot of people are looking for rentals. A new app is helping make that dreadful and tedious search a whole lot easier. It's called RadPad and is super easy to use.
    Looking for a place to rent? With all the colleges and government agencies, the D.C. area is a pretty transient place and a lot of people are looking for rentals. A new app is helping make that dreadful and tedious search a whole lot easier. It's called RadPad and is super easy to use.
  • Police investigate shooting death of store clerk at Anne Arundel Co. gas station

    Police investigate shooting death of store clerk at Anne Arundel Co. gas station

    Thursday, August 7 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-08-07 22:13:18 GMT
    The search is on for a man who shot and killed an Exxon gas station clerk during a robbery in Hanover.
    The search is on for a man who shot and killed an Exxon gas station clerk during a robbery in Hanover.
  • Body of US general arrives at Dover Air Force Base

    Body of US general arrives at Dover Air Force Base

    Thursday, August 7 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-08-07 20:37:07 GMT
    The body of a two-star general killed in an Afghan "insider attack" arrived Thursday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to be prepared for burial at Arlington National Cemetery.
    The body of a two-star general killed in an Afghan "insider attack" arrived Thursday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to be prepared for burial at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Controversy after confederate flag raised over Interstate 95 in Virginia

    Controversy after confederate flag raised over Interstate 95 in Virginia

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-08-07 14:33:45 GMT
    The confederate flag is a divisive symbol. Now, a large flag flying over Interstate 95 in Virginia is making some people see red. Robert McCartney, metropolitan affairs columnist at the Washington Post, joined us with more on the controversial subject.
    The confederate flag is a divisive symbol. Now, a large flag flying over Interstate 95 in Virginia is making some people see red. Robert McCartney, metropolitan affairs columnist at the Washington Post, joined us with more on the controversial subject.
  • VIDEO: Emily Miller asks Marion Barry about unpaid parking tickets

    VIDEO: Emily Miller asks Marion Barry about unpaid parking tickets

    Thursday, August 7 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-08-07 13:49:52 GMT
    D.C. Councilman and former Mayor Marion Barry was involved in a car accident last Saturday night that forced him to pay thousands of dollars in unpaid parking tickets.  FOX 5 chief investigative reporter Emily Miller has been looking into Barry’s ticket problems for weeks, and found that this is a tale of two license plates.
    D.C. Councilman and former Mayor Marion Barry was involved in a car accident last Saturday night that forced him to pay thousands of dollars in unpaid parking tickets.  FOX 5 chief investigative reporter Emily Miller has been looking into Barry’s ticket problems for weeks, and found that this is a tale of two license plates.
  • Tree falls off truck, kills construction worker

    Tree falls off truck, kills construction worker

    Thursday, August 7 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-08-07 13:27:04 GMT
    One person is dead after a construction accident in Arlington. A construction crew was loading trees onto a truck on Rock Spring Road Wednesday night when one of the trees fell off of the truck and hit a worker. The identity of the victim has not been released.
    One person is dead after a construction accident in Arlington. A construction crew was loading trees onto a truck on Rock Spring Road Wednesday night when one of the trees fell off of the truck and hit a worker. The identity of the victim has not been released.
  • Obama to sign veterans' health care overhaul

    Obama to sign veterans' health care overhaul

    Thursday, August 7 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-08-07 11:20:54 GMT
    Veterans are expected to have an easier time getting government-paid health care from local doctors under a bill that President Barack Obama is set to sign into law Thursday.
    Veterans are expected to have an easier time getting government-paid health care from local doctors under a bill that President Barack Obama is set to sign into law Thursday.
  • Nationals Jayson Werth garden gnomes are hot sellers on eBay

    Nationals Jayson Werth garden gnomes are hot sellers on eBay

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-08-07 03:06:55 GMT
    Dozens of Washington Nationals fans are cashing into on the demand for a Jayson Werth garden gnome.
    Dozens of Washington Nationals fans are cashing into on the demand for a Jayson Werth garden gnome.
  • DC nightclub where 'The Wire' actor was stabbed has liquor license suspended

    DC nightclub where 'The Wire' actor was stabbed has liquor license suspended

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-08-07 02:41:38 GMT
    D.C.'s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board has voted unanimously to suspend the liquor license of Cafe Asia. It comes in the wake of a stabbing Saturday night that left a well-known actor and musician from the D.C. area injured.
    D.C.'s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board has voted unanimously to suspend the liquor license of Cafe Asia. It comes in the wake of a stabbing Saturday night that left a well-known actor and musician from the D.C. area injured.
  • Vigils held to remember Culpeper family killed in apparent murder-suicide

    Vigils held to remember Culpeper family killed in apparent murder-suicide

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-08-07 02:18:43 GMT
    Two Virginia churches held vigils Wednesday night for a Culpeper family found dead in their home.
    Two Virginia churches held vigils Wednesday night for a Culpeper family found dead in their home.
  • Man rides to drive-thru on bike, tries to rob Woodbridge bank

    Man rides to drive-thru on bike, tries to rob Woodbridge bank

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-08-07 01:46:05 GMT
    Prince William County Police are looking for a bicyclist who tried to rob a bank by riding to a drive-thru teller speaker and claiming to have a bomb in his backpack.
    Prince William County Police are looking for a bicyclist who tried to rob a bank by riding to a drive-thru teller speaker and claiming to have a bomb in his backpack.
  • DC's most beloved dog, Romo, moving out of Adams Morgan neighborhood

    DC's most beloved dog, Romo, moving out of Adams Morgan neighborhood

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-08-07 00:43:24 GMT
    We are certainly in the middle of the dog days of summer right now. But in one Adams Morgan neighborhood, every day is a dog's day. And that dog's name is Romo. This pooch has become a beloved local celebrity in D.C. But sadly for many, all of that is about to change.
    We are certainly in the middle of the dog days of summer right now. But in one Adams Morgan neighborhood, every day is a dog's day. And that dog's name is Romo. This pooch has become a beloved local celebrity in D.C. But sadly for many, all of that is about to change.
  • Aide to ex-Va. 1st lady: No signs of marital woes

    Aide to ex-Va. 1st lady: No signs of marital woes

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-08-06 23:48:12 GMT
    The woman who served as chief of staff to Virginia's former first lady said Wednesday that she never saw any hint of a romantic relationship between her boss and a wealthy businessman.
    The woman who served as chief of staff to Virginia's former first lady said Wednesday that she never saw any hint of a romantic relationship between her boss and a wealthy businessman.
  • Man found guilty of attempted manslaughter in Montgomery Mall road rage stabbing

    Man found guilty of attempted manslaughter in Montgomery Mall road rage stabbing

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-08-06 22:15:55 GMT
    After five days of trial and 14 hours of deliberations, a Maryland man charged with stabbing a couple in a fit of road rage last year was found guilty of attempted voluntary manslaughter along with several assault charges.
    After five days of trial and 14 hours of deliberations, a Maryland man charged with stabbing a couple in a fit of road rage last year was found guilty of attempted voluntary manslaughter along with several assault charges.
  • Vigil set for Woodbridge teen who died of suspected drug overdose at Md. concert

    Vigil set for Woodbridge teen who died of suspected drug overdose at Md. concert

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-08-06 19:54:06 GMT
    Officials at a northern Virginia high school are planning a candlelight vigil for a teenager who died of a suspected drug overdose at a recent concert in Maryland.
    Officials at a northern Virginia high school are planning a candlelight vigil for a teenager who died of a suspected drug overdose at a recent concert in Maryland.
  • Maryland commission rules Uber must be regulated

    Maryland commission rules Uber must be regulated

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-08-06 19:33:12 GMT
    The Maryland body that oversees transit ruled that a popular web-based ride sharing service is subject to state regulation.
    The Maryland body that oversees transit ruled that a popular web-based ride sharing service is subject to state regulation.
  • Amber Alert cancelled after 3-year-old Va. boy is found safe; father in custody

    Amber Alert cancelled after 3-year-old Va. boy is found safe; father in custody

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-08-06 19:23:28 GMT
    Authorities have cancelled an Amber Alert issued for a 3-year-old boy missing in Virginia on Tuesday.  They say Tommy lee Able Engle was found safe on Wednesday afternoon, and his father has been taken into custody.
    Authorities have cancelled an Amber Alert issued for a 3-year-old boy missing in Virginia on Tuesday.  They say Tommy lee Able Engle was found safe on Wednesday afternoon, and his father has been taken into custody.
  • Thieves breaking into vehicles of funeral goers at Suitland cemeteries

    Thieves breaking into vehicles of funeral goers at Suitland cemeteries

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-08-06 17:11:29 GMT
    Funeral attendees in Maryland are being targeted by thieves. According to police, it has happened a number of times over the past few months.
    Funeral attendees in Maryland are being targeted by thieves. According to police, it has happened a number of times over the past few months.
  • DC tops Forbes' list of 'America's Coolest Cities'

    DC tops Forbes' list of 'America's Coolest Cities'

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-08-06 16:52:58 GMT
    Is the nation’s capital really the coolest place to live? Forbes says so. Washington, D.C. sits atop Forbes’ 2014 list of America’s coolest cities. 
    Is the nation’s capital really the coolest place to live? Forbes says so. Washington, D.C. sits atop Forbes’ 2014 list of America’s coolest cities. 
  • Ride-sharing companies given OK to operate in Va.

    Ride-sharing companies given OK to operate in Va.

    Virginia is allowing ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate here under a temporary agreement between the companies and the state.
    Virginia is allowing ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate here under a temporary agreement between the companies and the state.
  • Amazon expands same-day delivery service to 6 cities, including DC metro area

    Amazon expands same-day delivery service to 6 cities, including DC metro area

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-08-06 16:12:01 GMT
    Hate to wait? Well, if you live in DC and you’re ordering on Amazon.com, wait no more. Starting Wednesday, Amazon is expanding its same-day delivery service to six more cities, including DC!
    Hate to wait? Well, if you live in DC and you’re ordering on Amazon.com, wait no more. Starting Wednesday, Amazon is expanding its same-day delivery service to six more cities, including DC!
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