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  • Stark contrasts for RGIII as Redskins open training camp

    Stark contrasts for RGIII as Redskins open training camp

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:57:39 GMT
    Instead of engaging in another round of contradictory, back-and-forth podium sessions with Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III stood at the microphone and said he has coaches who believe in him. He said the new staff is allowing him to do "the bare minimum" — and more — as a quarterback.
    Instead of engaging in another round of contradictory, back-and-forth podium sessions with Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III stood at the microphone and said he has coaches who believe in him. He said the new staff is allowing him to do "the bare minimum" — and more — as a quarterback.
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

    2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:45:41 GMT
    A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said.
    A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said.
  • Questions surround DC gun arrest of poultry executive at congressional office building

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

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:40:11 GMT
    A South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive was charged after police say he tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a loaded handgun.
    A South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive was charged after police say he tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a loaded handgun.
  • Former Redskin Fred Davis turns himself in on domestic violence charges

    Former Redskin Fred Davis turns himself in on domestic violence charges

    Former Washington Redskins player Fred Davis has turned himself in to police, and is expected to appear in D.C. Superior Court later Thursday afternoon. The 28-year-old was wanted for a domestic violence simple assault charge.
    Former Washington Redskins player Fred Davis has turned himself in to police, and is expected to appear in D.C. Superior Court later Thursday afternoon. The 28-year-old was wanted for a domestic violence simple assault charge.
  • FOX 5 Investigates: DC parking ticket fight

    FOX 5 Investigates: DC parking ticket fight

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:57:09 GMT
    There's a good chance that most of you who are reading this have gotten a parking ticket in D.C. at one time. It's always frustrating -- even if you deserve it. But what if you didn’t deserve it? You parked legally, your tags were up to date and you still got a ticket on your windshield? Would you take on the fight?
    There's a good chance that most of you who are reading this have gotten a parking ticket in D.C. at one time. It's always frustrating -- even if you deserve it. But what if you didn’t deserve it? You parked legally, your tags were up to date and you still got a ticket on your windshield? Would you take on the fight?
  • Hatcher sidelined as Gruden, Redskins open camp

    Hatcher sidelined as Gruden, Redskins open camp

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:06:34 GMT
    Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says defensive end Jason Hatcher and three other players will be sidelined when training camp practice begins Thursday.
    Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says defensive end Jason Hatcher and three other players will be sidelined when training camp practice begins Thursday.
  • 'Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock' campaign aims to protect children from being left in hot cars

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

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:42:46 GMT
    We see it every summer, kids left alone in hot cars. Advocates are trying to drive home some of the risks and tips to avoid another tragic death with a campaign called "Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock".
    We see it every summer, kids left alone in hot cars. Advocates are trying to drive home some of the risks and tips to avoid another tragic death with a campaign called "Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock".
  • Former DC officer gets 18 years in child sex abuse case

    Former DC officer gets 18 years in child sex abuse case

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:41:52 GMT
    A former D.C. police officer has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing a girl who participated in his church choir.
    A former D.C. police officer has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing a girl who participated in his church choir.
  • Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:31:26 GMT
    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers, the official Algerian news agency said Thursday. Air navigation services lost track of the plane 50 minutes after takeoff early Thursday, last sited at 0155 GMT, the agency said. "In keeping with procedures, Air Algerie has launched its emergency plan," the agency quoted the airline as saying. The flight path of Flight AH5017 from Ouagadoug...
    An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers, the official Algerian news agency said Thursday.
  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

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

    Three naked men steal burgers and peppers from a restaurant

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

    Browns fan urinates on Art Modell's grave

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

    Bethesda named 2nd snobbiest small city in America

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

    Horse strangled in West Virginia

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

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

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

    Flight ban to Tel Aviv affecting Md. teens visiting Israel

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

    Another man charged with bringing gun to Cannon House Office Building

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

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

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

    'Butterflies' for Jay Gruden at 1st Redskins camp

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

    Bus service changes to Silver Line

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

    Can Redskins' RGIII develop chemistry with Gruden?

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

    Trump: DC hotel will be among world's best

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

    Nats place Zimmerman on DL with hamstring strain

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

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

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

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

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

    National capital area No. 1 for late mail

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

    Ben's Chili Bowl opens eatery at National Airport

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

    Bowser to hold hearings on soccer stadium deal

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

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

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

    Most Metro lines to have regular weekend service

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

    Police: Dumfries man stabbed and killed pit bull

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

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

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

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

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

    New details in abuse, imprisonment allegations by Rockville parents

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

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

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

    Children get hands-on experience at summer medical camp

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

    Man fatally shot by police at Silver Spring bank

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

    9/11 Commission releases new report

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

    Beretta: Gun law forcing move out of Maryland

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

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

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

    Firm investigates questionable spending by Montgomery Co. school board members

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

    Pay It Forward: Musical Cop

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

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

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

    Wayne A.I. Frederick appointed Howard U. president

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

    Police: Man dies after assault in Suitland

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

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

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

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

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:19:03 GMT
    Hey everyone! Kevin McCarthy here! I was out in Portland and Los Angeles this weekend for a set visit and a couple of press junkets!! I had the incredible opportunity to geek out with Vin Diesel, Chris Pratt, The Rock, Zoe Saldana, Benicio Del Toro and more!
    Hey everyone! Kevin McCarthy here! I was out in Portland and Los Angeles this weekend for a set visit and a couple of press junkets!! I had the incredible opportunity to geek out with Vin Diesel, Chris Pratt, The Rock, Zoe Saldana, Benicio Del Toro and more!
  • Rockville parents charged with keeping autistic twin sons locked up in dungeon-like basement

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

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:06:50 GMT
    A Rockville couple has been arrested and charged with locking their 22-year-old twin sons with autism in the basement of their home. Police say the room had no lights and hardly anything for the men to sleep on.
    A Rockville couple has been arrested and charged with locking their 22-year-old twin sons with autism in the basement of their home. Police say the room had no lights and hardly anything for the men to sleep on.
  • Shipping containers being transformed into apartment complex

    Shipping containers being transformed into apartment complex

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:59:39 GMT
    How would you like to live in an 8-by-40 foot box? It could be the next big thing in affordable housing and it is becoming a reality in D.C.’s Brookland neighborhood.
    How would you like to live in an 8-by-40 foot box? It could be the next big thing in affordable housing and it is becoming a reality in D.C.’s Brookland neighborhood.
  • Metrobus driver slashed in face with knife in Tenleytown

    Metrobus driver slashed in face with knife in Tenleytown

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:37:00 GMT
    A Metro bus operator was attacked by a man on the bus in Tenleytown Monday afternoon. Police say the man slashed the driver’s face with a knife. The suspect was arrested. FOX 5 spoke exclusively to another bus driver who says he is concerned about the safety of all bus operators.
    A Metro bus operator was attacked by a man on the bus in Tenleytown Monday afternoon. Police say the man slashed the driver’s face with a knife. The suspect was arrested. FOX 5 spoke exclusively to another bus driver who says he is concerned about the safety of all bus operators.
  • Md. hiker hospitalized after being bitten by snake

    Md. hiker hospitalized after being bitten by snake

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:40:22 GMT
    A Maryland hiker is recovering after being attack by a snake. It happened along the yellow trail of the Manor area at Cunningham Falls State Park and is home to a high volume of poisonous rattlesnakes and copperheads.
    A Maryland hiker is recovering after being attack by a snake. It happened along the yellow trail of the Manor area at Cunningham Falls State Park and is home to a high volume of poisonous rattlesnakes and copperheads.
  • Johns Hopkins to pay $190M after gynecologist taped pelvic exams

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

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:54:46 GMT
    A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls.
    A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls.
  • Wish comes true for young D.C. United fan battling cystic fibrosis

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

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:32:01 GMT
    Jordan Johansen had a wish and it came true in Washington this past weekend. The Arizona 12-year-old signed an MLS soccer contract and took the field with his favorite pro soccer team: D.C. United.
    Jordan Johansen had a wish and it came true in Washington this past weekend. The Arizona 12-year-old signed an MLS soccer contract and took the field with his favorite pro soccer team: D.C. United.
  • Timelapse video: Metro testing Silver line trains

    Timelapse video: Metro testing Silver line trains

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:07:53 GMT
    In just five days, Metro's new Silver line will officially open to passengers, and WMATA is working out the kinks all week long.  Timelapse video shared by Metro shows a Silver line train making a run. 
    In just five days, Metro's new Silver line will officially open to passengers, and WMATA is working out the kinks all week long.  Timelapse video shared by Metro shows a Silver line train making a run. 
  • Man officially exonerated in 1982 DC rape and murder

    Man officially exonerated in 1982 DC rape and murder

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:45:07 GMT
    A man who spent more than 26 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit got what he was looking for Monday -- a signed document certifying his innocence.
    A man who spent more than 26 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit got what he was looking for Monday -- a signed document certifying his innocence.
  • President Obama on statehood for DC: 'I'm for it'

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

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

    Md. gun law supporter says it's working

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

    Prince George's County OKs MGM casino at National Harbor

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

    Netherlands Embassy invites public to remember Malaysia Airlines crash victims

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:59:02 GMT
    The public is invited to sign a condolence book at the Netherlands Embassy in D.C. in honor of the victims of last week's Malaysia Airlines crash.
    The public is invited to sign a condolence book at the Netherlands Embassy in D.C. in honor of the victims of last week's Malaysia Airlines crash.
  • The Fitz File: July 21, 2014

    The Fitz File: July 21, 2014

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

    Judge to rule on opposition to Corcoran Gallery

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

    Hundreds of Pro Gaza Protestors Gather Outside the White House

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

    First steps on the moon remembered today

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

    Metro tests trains on new Silver line

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

    Burglar takes soda and soup from Annapolis home

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

    Arlington to require permits for pub crawls

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

    Visitors tour Silver Line facility at Wiehle-Reston stop

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

    Police: jogger assaulted on trail in Fairfax

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

    Obamas to spend rare weekend at Camp David retreat

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

    White House party crasher fails to make ballot

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

    Virginia jobless rate inches up to 5.3 percent

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

    South Capitol Street Bridge to close for testing

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

    VRE stations in Stafford County to be expanded

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

    Arlington officials OK $2 million in park upgrades

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

    Vigil held in DC for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 victims

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

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

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

    Thieves targeting tires and wheels, leave cars on blocks

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

    Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet

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

    Falls Church man attempts to visit all 86 Metro stations

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

    Metrobus involved in crash on Old Georgetown Road on-ramp

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

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

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

    Guard hospitalized after van crashes into security booth in Suitland

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

    Zip Trip: Purcellville

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

  • Secrets leaker Manning to begin gender treatments

    Secrets leaker Manning to begin gender treatments

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

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

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

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

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

    2 Fla. cases of mosquito virus contracted in US

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

    Marijuana decriminalization takes effect in DC

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

    Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

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

    Ukrainians in DC react to plane crash

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

    2-alarm fire at townhouses in Clinton

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

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

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

    Weekend Watch for July 18-20

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

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

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

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

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

    DC leaders firing back at gun law amendment

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

    Lockdown lifted after suspicious package found near White House

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

    Virginia transportation leaders discuss future of Interstate 66

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

    Fake lawmaker mocks political campaigns

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

    Mattie Stepanek Peace Day honors Heartsongs author

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

    Bethenny Frankel responds to criticism of Instagram pajama photo

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

    American teen beaten in Mideast back home in Fla.

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

    Slain transgender woman was NBA player's sibling

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

    Hobby Lobby family may build bible museum near National Mall

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

    Immigration leads to O'Malley and Obama spat

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

    White House faces broad resistance on border bill

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

    Strong chemical odor detected at Holy Cross Hospital

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

    Extra fees earned airline industry $31.5 billion in 2013

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

    Person stabbed outside McDonalds in Silver Spring

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

    Ex-Miss Delaware sues to regain pageant title

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    House GOP to DC: Guns OK, pot dangerous

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-07-17 00:24:54 GMT
    The GOP-controlled House approved a spending bill Wednesday that would undo the District's strict gun-control laws and its law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
    The GOP-controlled House approved a spending bill Wednesday that would undo the District's strict gun-control laws and its law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
  • How honest is DC? Honest Tea puts the city to the test

    How honest is DC? Honest Tea puts the city to the test

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-07-17 00:08:35 GMT
    How honest are Washingtonians? Local company Honest Tea put the honor system to the test in Dupont Circle on Wednesday. The company set up an unmanned kiosk to see if customers would pay if no one was around.
    How honest are Washingtonians? Local company Honest Tea put the honor system to the test in Dupont Circle on Wednesday. The company set up an unmanned kiosk to see if customers would pay if no one was around.
  • Prince William County questions presence of immigrant kids

    Prince William County questions presence of immigrant kids

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:56:03 GMT
    Prince William County is seeking details from the federal government on immigrant children being housed in the county after crossing the border into the U.S. unaccompanied.
    Prince William County is seeking details from the federal government on immigrant children being housed in the county after crossing the border into the U.S. unaccompanied.
  • Fairfax Co. police cracking down on jaywalking near Vienna Metro station

    Fairfax Co. police cracking down on jaywalking near Vienna Metro station

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:12:37 GMT
    Police have kicked off a campaign to make the area around the Vienna Metro station safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.
    Police have kicked off a campaign to make the area around the Vienna Metro station safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.
  • Potential parking shortage on Silver Line through Tysons Corner

    Potential parking shortage on Silver Line through Tysons Corner

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-07-16 21:46:06 GMT
    It is ten days and counting until Metro's Silver Line opens through Tysons Corner and Reston, but there may be one thing noticeably missing. In Tysons Corner, those Metro stations will have little if any parking.
    It is ten days and counting until Metro's Silver Line opens through Tysons Corner and Reston, but there may be one thing noticeably missing. In Tysons Corner, those Metro stations will have little if any parking.
  • Manassas man investigates hit-and-run outside his home, believes he found driver

    Manassas man investigates hit-and-run outside his home, believes he found driver

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-16 21:15:49 GMT
    A hit-and-run victim in Manassas has turned detective after he says police responded poorly to a crash outside his home last Friday night. After looking over security footage and following clues from the scene, James Carpenter thinks he has found his driver.
    A hit-and-run victim in Manassas has turned detective after he says police responded poorly to a crash outside his home last Friday night. After looking over security footage and following clues from the scene, James Carpenter thinks he has found his driver.
  • Online company hides Nationals tickets around DC area, hopes others pay it forward

    Online company hides Nationals tickets around DC area, hopes others pay it forward

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:26:52 GMT
    It was a strange sight for many people in D.C. and Virginia on Tuesday. Baseball plates were placed near the Metro stops and under those plates were a special gift: free Nationals tickets!
    It was a strange sight for many people in D.C. and Virginia on Tuesday. Baseball plates were placed near the Metro stops and under those plates were a special gift: free Nationals tickets!
  • Man arrested for eluding NSA police on Baltimore-Washington Parkway

    Man arrested for eluding NSA police on Baltimore-Washington Parkway

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:11:18 GMT
    Maryland State Police say a National Security Agency police officer was injured when a driver fled a traffic stop and initiated a highway chase.
    Maryland State Police say a National Security Agency police officer was injured when a driver fled a traffic stop and initiated a highway chase.
  • TV personality Courtney Stodden serves up veggie dogs in lettuce leaf bikini on Capitol Hill

    TV personality Courtney Stodden serves up veggie dogs in lettuce leaf bikini on Capitol Hill

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:25:06 GMT
    TV personality Courtney Stodden made her way to Capitol Hill to serve up veggie dogs at Wednesday's Congressional Veggie Dog Giveaway. Stodden made headlines when she was 16-years-old for marrying actor Doug Hutchinson, who is 34 years her senior.
    TV personality Courtney Stodden made her way to Capitol Hill to serve up veggie dogs at Wednesday's Congressional Veggie Dog Giveaway. Stodden made headlines when she was 16-years-old for marrying actor Doug Hutchinson, who is 34 years her senior.
  • New guidelines could help many pregnant workers

    New guidelines could help many pregnant workers

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-07-16 13:06:23 GMT
    New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom. The expanded rules adopted by the bipartisan Equal Employment Opportunity Commission make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment against pregnant workers by employers is a form of sex discrimination - and illegal.
    New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom. The expanded rules adopted by the bipartisan Equal Employment Opportunity Commission make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment against pregnant workers by employers is a form of sex discrimination - and illegal.
  • Standing water, flooded roads cause delays

    Standing water, flooded roads cause delays

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-07-16 11:48:21 GMT
    Standing water may stand in the way of your commute Wednesday morning. The westbound lanes of Virginia Avenue, northwest were closed Wednesday morning between 22nd and 24th streets due to high water.
    Standing water may stand in the way of your commute Wednesday morning. The westbound lanes of Virginia Avenue, northwest were closed Wednesday morning between 22nd and 24th streets due to high water.
  • DC, Baltimore could see more hidden scavenger hunt cash drops after Twitter post

    DC, Baltimore could see more hidden scavenger hunt cash drops after Twitter post

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:42 AM EDT2014-07-16 11:42:20 GMT
    There's a new money scavenger hunt. The man behind the "I Hid The Cash" Twitter account tweeted out Tuesday night: "Let's do a street cash drop! Old school.. Heads up DC and Baltimore. You ready to find the cash?”
    There's a new money scavenger hunt. The man behind the "I Hid The Cash" Twitter account tweeted out Tuesday night: "Let's do a street cash drop! Old school.. Heads up DC and Baltimore. You ready to find the cash?”
  • More than 130 dogs searching for new homes after being rescued from Va. puppy mill

    More than 130 dogs searching for new homes after being rescued from Va. puppy mill

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-07-16 03:43:27 GMT
    More than 130 small breed dogs are looking for a home after being rescued from a deplorable puppy mill in Virginia.
    More than 130 small breed dogs are looking for a home after being rescued from a deplorable puppy mill in Virginia.
  • Latest severe weather causes storm damage in Montgomery County

    Latest severe weather causes storm damage in Montgomery County

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-16 03:04:56 GMT
    Tuesday's heavy rain and whipping winds took down trees and power lines in Montgomery County.
    Tuesday's heavy rain and whipping winds took down trees and power lines in Montgomery County.
  • Jogger says man exposed himself to her in DC's Mount Pleasant area

    Jogger says man exposed himself to her in DC's Mount Pleasant area

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-07-16 02:44:48 GMT
    There is a warning for joggers in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Northwest D.C. Police are searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman and then ran after her.
    There is a warning for joggers in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Northwest D.C. Police are searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman and then ran after her.
  • NIH holds 7th Annual Sibling Day

    NIH holds 7th Annual Sibling Day

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-07-16 00:51:21 GMT
    The kids in this story have spent far more time in hospitals than any child should. But they are not the ones who are sick. Somebody else in their family is.
    The kids in this story have spent far more time in hospitals than any child should. But they are not the ones who are sick. Somebody else in their family is.
  • Diamond ring donated to Annandale Goodwill store

    Diamond ring donated to Annandale Goodwill store

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-07-16 00:20:33 GMT
    A local charity is counting its blessings after an anonymous donation turned into a small fortune. Someone walked into a Virginia Goodwill store in June and left behind a diamond ring.
    A local charity is counting its blessings after an anonymous donation turned into a small fortune. Someone walked into a Virginia Goodwill store in June and left behind a diamond ring.
  • 2 pedestrians struck by truck in Silver Spring

    2 pedestrians struck by truck in Silver Spring

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:59:28 GMT
    Two pedestrians have been struck by a truck in Silver Spring Tuesday afternoon.
    Two pedestrians have been struck by a truck in Silver Spring Tuesday afternoon.
  • DC mayor's chief spokesman to take federal job

    DC mayor's chief spokesman to take federal job

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:12:53 GMT
    The chief spokesman for District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is leaving for a job with the federal government.
    The chief spokesman for District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is leaving for a job with the federal government.
  • Consumer Alert: Shampoo you use could make your dog sick

    Consumer Alert: Shampoo you use could make your dog sick

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:36:06 GMT
    We have a consumer alert for all you pet owners, especially if you have a dog and give it baths on occasion: the shampoo you are using could make your dog sick!
    We have a consumer alert for all you pet owners, especially if you have a dog and give it baths on occasion: the shampoo you are using could make your dog sick!
  • Prosecutors will not use explicit photos in teen sexting case

    Prosecutors will not use explicit photos in teen sexting case

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:20:06 GMT
    Prosecutors in Manassas have backed off plans to use explicit photos of a 17-year-old in a sexting case. They had hoped to use the photos as proof the teenager sent a video of his genitalia to a 15-year-old girl.
    Prosecutors in Manassas have backed off plans to use explicit photos of a 17-year-old in a sexting case. They had hoped to use the photos as proof the teenager sent a video of his genitalia to a 15-year-old girl.
  • Annapolis orders Uber to register as cab service

    Annapolis orders Uber to register as cab service

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-07-15 19:38:38 GMT
    The city of Annapolis wants ridesharing company Uber to stop operating in Maryland's capital until it registers as a cab service.
    The city of Annapolis wants ridesharing company Uber to stop operating in Maryland's capital until it registers as a cab service.
  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for much of DC region

    Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for much of DC region

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-07-15 19:16:20 GMT
    Another round of storms are making their way through the D.C. region, and there will likely be more on the way as the afternoon progresses.  A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for much of the area as a result.
    Another round of storms are making their way through the D.C. region, and there will likely be more on the way as the afternoon progresses.  A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for much of the area as a result.
  • Feeling lucky? DC Lottery Prize Squad hunts for winners in Tenleytown

    Feeling lucky? DC Lottery Prize Squad hunts for winners in Tenleytown

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:25:47 GMT
    Being in the right place at the right time was the key in northwest D.C. on Tuesday.  The D.C. Lottery Prize Squad headed to the Tenley Market to hand out gift cards-- and make one VERY lucky winner's day with a chance to win $5,000!
    Being in the right place at the right time was the key in northwest D.C. on Tuesday.  The D.C. Lottery Prize Squad headed to the Tenley Market to hand out gift cards-- and make one VERY lucky winner's day with a chance to win $5,000!
  • Study: US Alzheimer's rate seems to be dropping

    Study: US Alzheimer's rate seems to be dropping

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-07-15 14:03:39 GMT
    The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries - good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show. An American over age 60 today has a 44 percent lower chance of developing dementia than a similar-aged person did roughly 30 years ago, the longest study of these trends in the U.S. concluded. Dementia rates also are down in Germany, a study there found. "For ...
    The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries - good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show. An American over age 60 today has a 44 percent lower chance of developing dementia than a similar-aged person did roughly 30 years ago, the longest study of these trends in the U.S. concluded. Dementia rates also are down in Germany, a study there found. "For ...
  • Storms cause damage, power outages

    Storms cause damage, power outages

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-07-15 13:26:35 GMT
    Cleanup continues Tuesday morning in northern Virginia after Monday’s storms brought down trees and knocked out power.
    Cleanup continues Tuesday morning in northern Virginia after Monday’s storms brought down trees and knocked out power.
  • New Hampshire shopper denied alcohol because of DC license

    New Hampshire shopper denied alcohol because of DC license

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-07-15 11:26:32 GMT
    A D.C. resident visiting his hometown in New Hampshire says he wasn't able to buy alcohol because of his D.C. license.
    A D.C. resident visiting his hometown in New Hampshire says he wasn't able to buy alcohol because of his D.C. license.
  • DC cracking down on illegal parking on streetcar corridor

    DC cracking down on illegal parking on streetcar corridor

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:41:03 GMT
    They are still months away from hitting the road, but streetcars on the H Street, NE corridor could cost you big. Starting on Monday, if you park illegally, you will be getting a $100 ticket and possibly a tow.
    They are still months away from hitting the road, but streetcars on the H Street, NE corridor could cost you big. Starting on Monday, if you park illegally, you will be getting a $100 ticket and possibly a tow.
  • Texting while driving dangers

    Texting while driving dangers

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:21:28 GMT
    Here is a startling stat for you. The time it takes you to type out one text on your phone driving at a speed of 55 miles per hour is the same as driving blindfolded for the length of a football field. Despite the risks, drivers are still not heeding the warnings.
    Here is a startling stat for you. The time it takes you to type out one text on your phone driving at a speed of 55 miles per hour is the same as driving blindfolded for the length of a football field. Despite the risks, drivers are still not heeding the warnings.
  • 2 shot inside Northwest DC home; 2 suspects sought

    2 shot inside Northwest DC home; 2 suspects sought

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-07-15 02:52:10 GMT
    D.C. police say two people have been shot inside a home in Northwest D.C. Monday night.
    D.C. police say two people have been shot inside a home in Northwest D.C. Monday night.
  • ATM skimming suspect hits bank in Leesburg

    ATM skimming suspect hits bank in Leesburg

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-07-15 02:00:35 GMT
    You may want to check your bank statement tonight. ATM skimmers are increasing their targets and the next bank could be yours. There are new cases of the crime just reported in the D.C. area.
    You may want to check your bank statement tonight. ATM skimmers are increasing their targets and the next bank could be yours. There are new cases of the crime just reported in the D.C. area.
  • Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

    Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:12:54 GMT
    Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
    Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.
  • Laura's Likes: Severe Weather Edition

    Laura's Likes: Severe Weather Edition

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:02:07 GMT
    With severe weather hitting our area recently, I wanted to share a couple products I have stumbled across recently that will definitely come in handy in situations that can arise from them.
    With severe weather hitting our area recently, I wanted to share a couple products I have stumbled across recently that will definitely come in handy in situations that can arise from them.
  • 2 dozen DC firefighters arrested since beginning of the year

    2 dozen DC firefighters arrested since beginning of the year

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-07-15 00:18:38 GMT
    A lieutenant with D.C. Fire and EMS has been arrested in Pennsylvania and charged with aggravated assault. It is the latest in a string of arrests involving D.C. firefighters.
    A lieutenant with D.C. Fire and EMS has been arrested in Pennsylvania and charged with aggravated assault. It is the latest in a string of arrests involving D.C. firefighters.
  • Researchers find women in red are more sexually threatening to other women

    Researchers find women in red are more sexually threatening to other women

    Monday, July 14 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-07-14 23:17:21 GMT
    Red. It's a spicy hot color. And it turns out if you wear it, you might be sending an unintended message.
    Red. It's a spicy hot color. And it turns out if you wear it, you might be sending an unintended message.
  • FOX 5 Home Run Derby

    FOX 5 Home Run Derby

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:58:04 GMT
    The thought of the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby has inspired us here at FOX 5. So we decided to put together our own home run competition. FOX 5’s Scott Smith, Brody Logan, Steve Chenevey, Tucker Barnes and Lindsay Murphy all took the field to see who has the sweetest swing on the baseball field.
    The thought of the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby has inspired us here at FOX 5. So we decided to put together our own home run competition. FOX 5’s Scott Smith, Brody Logan, Steve Chenevey, Tucker Barnes and Lindsay Murphy all took the field to see who has the sweetest swing on the baseball field.
  • Route 1 in College Park to get safety improvements

    Route 1 in College Park to get safety improvements

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:14:47 GMT
    State and local officials are taking new steps to enhance pedestrian safety on a busy stretch of U.S. Route 1 in College Park.
    State and local officials are taking new steps to enhance pedestrian safety on a busy stretch of U.S. Route 1 in College Park.
  • Charles Severance indicted by grand jury in Loudoun County

    Charles Severance indicted by grand jury in Loudoun County

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:04:32 GMT
    The man who is the primary focus in three high-profile murders in Alexandria has been indicted by a grand jury in Loudoun County on an unrelated gun charge.
    The man who is the primary focus in three high-profile murders in Alexandria has been indicted by a grand jury in Loudoun County on an unrelated gun charge.
  • Dozens arrested protesting planned Md. gas plant

    Dozens arrested protesting planned Md. gas plant

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:08:38 GMT
    More than two dozen activists have been arrested following a protest against plans to build a facility in Maryland to liquefy and export natural gas.
    More than two dozen activists have been arrested following a protest against plans to build a facility in Maryland to liquefy and export natural gas.
  • DC bill would ban suspension of pre-K students

    DC bill would ban suspension of pre-K students

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:02:24 GMT
    The D.C. Council will consider banning out-of-school suspensions and expulsions for children in city-funded pre-kindergarten programs.
    The D.C. Council will consider banning out-of-school suspensions and expulsions for children in city-funded pre-kindergarten programs.
  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returned to regular Army duty

    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returned to regular Army duty

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:57:36 GMT
    The Army has given Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a desk job, ending the formal phase of his transition from Taliban prisoner to not-quite-ordinary soldier, and setting the stage for Army investigators to question the Idaho native about his disappearance that led to five years in captivity.
    The Army has given Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a desk job, ending the formal phase of his transition from Taliban prisoner to not-quite-ordinary soldier, and setting the stage for Army investigators to question the Idaho native about his disappearance that led to five years in captivity.
  • DC Council overrides Mayor Gray's veto of $10.6 billion budget

    DC Council overrides Mayor Gray's veto of $10.6 billion budget

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:53:29 GMT
    The D.C. Council has delivered a final blow to some of outgoing Mayor Vincent Gray's priorities by overriding his veto of the city's $10.6 billion budget.
    The D.C. Council has delivered a final blow to some of outgoing Mayor Vincent Gray's priorities by overriding his veto of the city's $10.6 billion budget.
  • Prince George's County panel to vote on National Harbor casino next week

    Prince George's County panel to vote on National Harbor casino next week

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:44:11 GMT
    A panel of Prince George's County officials will vote next week on the site plan for a casino at National Harbor.
    A panel of Prince George's County officials will vote next week on the site plan for a casino at National Harbor.
  • DC police arrest suspect in fatal triple shooting

    DC police arrest suspect in fatal triple shooting

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:36:21 GMT
    District of Columbia police say they have arrested a suspect in a triple shooting on North Capitol Street that has left two people dead.
    District of Columbia police say they have arrested a suspect in a triple shooting on North Capitol Street that has left two people dead.
  • Police escort mom from concert, say she was endangering her 4-month-old by being in “pit” area

    Police escort mom from concert, say she was endangering her 4-month-old by being in “pit” area

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:25:04 GMT
    Police escorted a Navy wife from a Brad Paisley concert at Sleep Train Amphitheater Thursday night because they said she was endangering her baby by being in the “pit” area.
    Police escorted a Navy wife from a Brad Paisley concert at Sleep Train Amphitheater Thursday night because they said she was endangering her baby by being in the “pit” area.
  • Former 'Housewife' Bethenny Frankel posted picture dressed in 4-year-old daughter's pajamas

    Former 'Housewife' Bethenny Frankel posted picture dressed in 4-year-old daughter's pajamas

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:21:12 GMT
    Former 'Real Housewife Of New York,' Bethenny Frankel is getting blasted for a picture she posted on her Instagram. Frankel notes she is now so thin that she can squeeze into her 4-year-old daughter's pajamas.
    Former 'Real Housewife Of New York,' Bethenny Frankel is getting blasted for a picture she posted on her Instagram. Frankel notes she is now so thin that she can squeeze into her 4-year-old daughter's pajamas.
  • Anonymous shopper pays over $600 in grocery bills for others

    Anonymous shopper pays over $600 in grocery bills for others

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:43 AM EDT2014-07-14 12:43:38 GMT
    Shoppers left a grocery store with more than they bargained for after an anonymous customer paid their food bills in cash. A cashier says the man spent more than $600 on half a dozen shoppers.
    Shoppers left a grocery store with more than they bargained for after an anonymous customer paid their food bills in cash. A cashier says the man spent more than $600 on half a dozen shoppers.
  • Germany basks in 4th World Cup after 24-year wait

    Germany basks in 4th World Cup after 24-year wait

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:36 AM EDT2014-07-14 12:36:18 GMT
    It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title. The Die Welt newspaper celebrated Monday with a three-word headline in the national colors of black, red and gold that read simply: It is true, while Der Spiegel magazine's website listed Germany's titles: 1954. 1974. 1990. 2014!
    It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title. The Die Welt newspaper celebrated Monday with a three-word headline in the national colors of black, red and gold that read simply: It is true, while Der Spiegel magazine's website listed Germany's titles: 1954. 1974. 1990. 2014!
  • Coroner: Vehicle that lost corpse near retirement

    Coroner: Vehicle that lost corpse near retirement

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-07-14 12:33:18 GMT
    A suburban Philadelphia coroner says a transport vehicle that dropped a corpse onto a busy roadway was to have been taken out of service later this month and replaced.
    A suburban Philadelphia coroner says a transport vehicle that dropped a corpse onto a busy roadway was to have been taken out of service later this month and replaced.
  • Officials: Sump pump odor prompted Pa. evacuations

    Officials: Sump pump odor prompted Pa. evacuations

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-07-14 12:03:08 GMT
    Authorities say an odor that prompted a voluntary evacuation of about 100 homes in suburban Philadelphia is due to a volatile organic compound coming from the sump pumps in the basements.
    Authorities say an odor that prompted a voluntary evacuation of about 100 homes in suburban Philadelphia is due to a volatile organic compound coming from the sump pumps in the basements.
  • Shipwrecked Concordia floated for tow to Genova

    Shipwrecked Concordia floated for tow to Genova

    Monday, July 14 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-07-14 11:44:29 GMT
    The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months after it struck a reef and capsized, killing 32 people.
    The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months after it struck a reef and capsized, killing 32 people.
  • DC Police investigating 7 shootings since Saturday

    DC Police investigating 7 shootings since Saturday

    Monday, July 14 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-07-14 11:30:04 GMT
    District of Columbia police say they have arrested a suspect in a triple shooting on North Capitol Street that has left two people dead.
    District of Columbia police say they have arrested a suspect in a triple shooting on North Capitol Street that has left two people dead.
  • Fans upset when TV station pre-empts end of World Cup for weather alert

    Fans upset when TV station pre-empts end of World Cup for weather alert

    Monday, July 14 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-07-14 11:10:55 GMT
    Hey, at least they didn't miss the goal. The ABC affiliate in Elmira, New York, WENY, left the World Cup final during the 114th minute, or with about six minutes left, to break in with a report of tornado warnings in the region.
    Hey, at least they didn't miss the goal. The ABC affiliate in Elmira, New York, WENY, left the World Cup final during the 114th minute, or with about six minutes left, to break in with a report of tornado warnings in the region.
  • Girl whose 6 family members were killed recovering

    Girl whose 6 family members were killed recovering

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:42 AM EDT2014-07-14 10:42:40 GMT
    A 15-year-old girl suburban Houston girl who survived an attack in which her parents and four younger siblings were killed says she's on the road to recovery.
    A 15-year-old girl suburban Houston girl who survived an attack in which her parents and four younger siblings were killed says she's on the road to recovery.
  • DC region hit by heavy storms

    DC region hit by heavy storms

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:41 AM EDT2014-07-14 09:41:14 GMT
    Much of the region was hit with strong storms Sunday night. Damage was reported around the area.
    Much of the region was hit with strong storms Sunday night. Damage was reported around the area.
  • Police investigate attempted sex assault on M Street

    Police investigate attempted sex assault on M Street

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:34 AM EDT2014-07-14 09:34:32 GMT
    D.C. Police are investigating a sexual assault that happened Sunday morning.
    D.C. Police are investigating a sexual assault that happened Sunday morning.
  • Man sets two explosive devices outside father-in-law's home

    Man sets two explosive devices outside father-in-law's home

    Sunday, July 13 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-07-14 02:25:01 GMT
    Montgomery County police officers are investigating a domestic violence incident where two explosive devices were detonated at a house in Bethesda, Maryland.
    Montgomery County police officers are investigating a domestic violence incident where two explosive devices were detonated at a house in Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Prince George's council to vote on MGM casino

    Prince George's council to vote on MGM casino

    Sunday, July 13 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-07-13 22:20:03 GMT
    The Prince George's County Council is expected to clear the way for construction of a new MGM casino at National Harbor.
    The Prince George's County Council is expected to clear the way for construction of a new MGM casino at National Harbor.
  • Target security officer fired for reporting theft

    Target security officer fired for reporting theft

    Sunday, July 13 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-13 20:45:30 GMT
    A security officer who worked at a Target store in Leesburg for eight years says he was fired after reporting shoplifting by a man who may have been a sheriff's deputy.
    A security officer who worked at a Target store in Leesburg for eight years says he was fired after reporting shoplifting by a man who may have been a sheriff's deputy.
  • Space station shipment launched from Virginia

    Space station shipment launched from Virginia

    Sunday, July 13 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-13 19:21:15 GMT
    Photo Courtesy: NASAPhoto Courtesy: NASA
    A rocket launched today from Wallops Island, VA can be seen in the DC area.
    A rocket launched today from Wallops Island, VA can be seen in the DC area.
  • Prince George's police investigate fatal crash

    Prince George's police investigate fatal crash

    Sunday, July 13 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-07-13 19:17:37 GMT
    Prince George's County police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle in Upper Marlboro.
    Prince George's County police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle in Upper Marlboro.
  • Ravens player Jimmy Smith arrested

    Ravens player Jimmy Smith arrested

    Sunday, July 13 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-07-13 13:54:01 GMT
    Baltimore Ravens player Jimmy Smith was arrested last night for failure to obey a police officer.
    Baltimore Ravens player Jimmy Smith was arrested last night for failure to obey a police officer.
  • AP Source: Pierce coming to Wizards on 2-year deal

    AP Source: Pierce coming to Wizards on 2-year deal

    Sunday, July 13 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-07-13 12:19:27 GMT
    Paul Pierce turns 37 in October and isn't quite the offensive force he was when he was leading the Boston Celtics to the championship seven years ago.
    Paul Pierce turns 37 in October and isn't quite the offensive force he was when he was leading the Boston Celtics to the championship seven years ago.
  • Amber Alert canceled for Dustin Wade Shaver, he was found safe.

    Amber Alert canceled for Dustin Wade Shaver, he was found safe.

    Sunday, July 13 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-07-13 11:22:56 GMT
    Virginia State Police have issued an Amber Alert for 15 year old Dustin Wade Shaver.
    Virginia State Police have issued an Amber Alert for 15 year old Dustin Wade Shaver.
  • P.G. officer suspended for pulling gun off-duty

    P.G. officer suspended for pulling gun off-duty

    Saturday, July 12 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-07-12 22:03:12 GMT
    A Prince George's County police officer has been suspended from his job after being charged with pulling out a gun during an argument on a D.C. street. A companion of the officer allegedly pulled-out a tire iron.
    A Prince George's County police officer has been suspended from his job after being charged with pulling out a gun during an argument on a D.C. street. A companion of the officer allegedly pulled-out a tire iron.
  • Police: Man stabs acquaintance in Glen Burnie

    Police: Man stabs acquaintance in Glen Burnie

    Saturday, July 12 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-07-12 20:46:04 GMT
    Police say a man stabbed an acquaintance in a residential area of Glen Burnie after following the victim during an argument.
    Police say a man stabbed an acquaintance in a residential area of Glen Burnie after following the victim during an argument.
  • 2 men shot inside car in Annapolis

    2 men shot inside car in Annapolis

    Saturday, July 12 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-07-12 17:15:45 GMT
    Annapolis police say two men were shot while inside a car, which then crashed into a tree.Police say the victims, 25-year-old Reginald Butler and 24-year-old Reno Green, were in serious but stable condition at Baltimore Shock Trauma Center following the shooting.It happened around 5 p.m. Friday. Police say Butler and Green got into an argument with someone while in a parking lot at the Robinwood public housing community. Police say someone shot at the vehicle, and both Butler and Green were w...
    Annapolis police say two men were shot while inside a car, which then crashed into a tree.Police say the victims, 25-year-old Reginald Butler and 24-year-old Reno Green, were in serious but stable condition at Baltimore Shock Trauma Center following the shooting.It happened around 5 p.m. Friday. Police say Butler and Green got into an argument with someone while in a parking lot at the Robinwood public housing community. Police say someone shot at the vehicle, and both Butler and Green were w...
  • Truck crashes into assisted-living home; 7 hurt

    Truck crashes into assisted-living home; 7 hurt

    Saturday, July 12 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-07-12 17:14:45 GMT
    Authorities say seven people were hurt when a pickup truck crashed into an assisted-living facility in Reisterstown.Baltimore County fire officials say none of the injuries were life-threatening. The seven injured included the driver, five people inside the building and a neighbor who had breathing problems after running inside to help.The crash occurred around 6:30 p.m. on Friday. Investigators are trying to determine why the driver lost control of the truck.The building was evacuated and al...
    Authorities say seven people were hurt when a pickup truck crashed into an assisted-living facility in Reisterstown.Baltimore County fire officials say none of the injuries were life-threatening. The seven injured included the driver, five people inside the building and a neighbor who had breathing problems after running inside to help.The crash occurred around 6:30 p.m. on Friday. Investigators are trying to determine why the driver lost control of the truck.The building was evacuated and al...
  • Immigrant children could be housed in Westminster

    Immigrant children could be housed in Westminster

    Saturday, July 12 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-07-12 17:11:55 GMT
    The federal government is exploring the possibility of housing immigrant children in a vacant Army Reserve building in Westminster, and local leaders aren't pleased with the idea.Westminster Mayor Kevin Utz says he got an email Thursday night informing him of the possibility. He says officials plan to tour the site to see if it can be used as a temporary shelter. The building has stood vacant for at least two decades.Republican Rep. Andy Harris, who represents that portion of Carroll County, ...
    The federal government is exploring the possibility of housing immigrant children in a vacant Army Reserve building in Westminster, and local leaders aren't pleased with the idea.Westminster Mayor Kevin Utz says he got an email Thursday night informing him of the possibility. He says officials plan to tour the site to see if it can be used as a temporary shelter. The building has stood vacant for at least two decades.Republican Rep. Andy Harris, who represents that portion of Carroll County, ...
  • Smith to launch bid for DC attorney general

    Smith to launch bid for DC attorney general

    Saturday, July 12 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-07-12 11:18:01 GMT
    A former federal lawyer is officially launching his campaign to become the District of Columbia's first elected attorney general.Thirty-four-year-old Edward "Smitty" Smith will discuss his candidacy on Saturday outside his grandmother's house in northwest Washington.Smith is one of four announced candidates for attorney general. The District's top lawyer is currently appointed by the mayor, but voters approved a referendum to make it an elected position. The first election is in November.The ...
    A former federal lawyer is officially launching his campaign to become the District of Columbia's first elected attorney general.Thirty-four-year-old Edward "Smitty" Smith will discuss his candidacy on Saturday outside his grandmother's house in northwest Washington.Smith is one of four announced candidates for attorney general. The District's top lawyer is currently appointed by the mayor, but voters approved a referendum to make it an elected position. The first election is in November.The ...
  • Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

    Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

    Saturday, July 12 2014 7:04 AM EDT2014-07-12 11:04:03 GMT
    Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey, claims Wal-Mart was negligent when a driver of one of its tractor-trailers rammed into Morgan's limousine van. The complaint claims the retail giant should have known the driver had been awake for over 24 hours, and that his commute of 700 miles from his home in Georgia to work in Delaware was "unreasonable." I...
    Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey, claims Wal-Mart was negligent when a driver of one of its tractor-trailers rammed into Morgan's limousine van. The complaint claims the retail giant should have known the driver had been awake for over 24 hours, and that his commute of 700 miles from his home in Georgia to work in Delaware was "unreasonable." I...
  • Supermoon to appear on Saturday

    Supermoon to appear on Saturday

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-07-12 03:44:46 GMT
    The full moon on Saturday will appear to be unusually big. In fact, it will be a "supermoon."
    The full moon on Saturday will appear to be unusually big. In fact, it will be a "supermoon."
  • Prince George's County man builds remote-controlled lawnmower

    Prince George's County man builds remote-controlled lawnmower

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-07-12 03:22:50 GMT
    Cutting the lawn is a lot of people's least favorite chore. But one Prince George’s County man may have come up with a solution. He has built a remote-controlled lawnmower.
    Cutting the lawn is a lot of people's least favorite chore. But one Prince George’s County man may have come up with a solution. He has built a remote-controlled lawnmower.
  • Report says DC officers couldn't watch Navy Yard surveillance video during response

    Report says DC officers couldn't watch Navy Yard surveillance video during response

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-07-12 02:38:05 GMT
    An internal District of Columbia police report on the response to the Washington Navy Yard shooting says officers were hindered because they couldn't access live surveillance-camera footage of the shooter.
    An internal District of Columbia police report on the response to the Washington Navy Yard shooting says officers were hindered because they couldn't access live surveillance-camera footage of the shooter.
  • Fairfax County police seeking ATM skimming suspects

    Fairfax County police seeking ATM skimming suspects

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-07-12 02:36:25 GMT
    Fairfax County Police want the public’s help to identify the thieves caught on surveillance video. Police say they placed skimmers on ATMs to access customers’ card numbers.
    Fairfax County Police want the public’s help to identify the thieves caught on surveillance video. Police say they placed skimmers on ATMs to access customers’ card numbers.
  • Cracking the airport travel code

    Cracking the airport travel code

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-07-12 02:20:35 GMT
    During the busy summer travel season, we all dread missing a flight at the airport. But that seat you booked and paid good money for may be more valuable than you think. In fact, it's so valuable that you might want to volunteer to give it up!
    During the busy summer travel season, we all dread missing a flight at the airport. But that seat you booked and paid good money for may be more valuable than you think. In fact, it's so valuable that you might want to volunteer to give it up!
  • Laura's Likes: Grilling Edition

    Laura's Likes: Grilling Edition

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:48:52 GMT
    For this weekend edition of Laura's Likes, I have come across some great products that are perfect for you if you like to be outside barbecuing.
    For this weekend edition of Laura's Likes, I have come across some great products that are perfect for you if you like to be outside barbecuing.
  • Prince George's County officer suspended after assault charge in DC

    Prince George's County officer suspended after assault charge in DC

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:16:34 GMT
    The head of the Prince George's County Police Department says one of his officers has been suspended after being arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon in Washington.
    The head of the Prince George's County Police Department says one of his officers has been suspended after being arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon in Washington.
  • After 7 decades, 95-year-old World War II veteran finally receives Silver Star

    After 7 decades, 95-year-old World War II veteran finally receives Silver Star

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:04:07 GMT
    The Silver Star is one of the highest military decorations in the United States. It is awarded for valor, gallantry and combat and for one Virginia veteran, those qualities never faded over time.
    The Silver Star is one of the highest military decorations in the United States. It is awarded for valor, gallantry and combat and for one Virginia veteran, those qualities never faded over time.
  • Expensive air conditioning unit stolen from Oxon Hill church

    Expensive air conditioning unit stolen from Oxon Hill church

    Friday, July 11 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-11 23:41:32 GMT
    Someone has stolen an air conditioning unit from a church in Prince George’s County. It’s not just a window air conditioner. What was stolen was a heavy, industrial unit worth thousands of dollars. Part of the theft was caught on security video.
    Someone has stolen an air conditioning unit from a church in Prince George’s County. It’s not just a window air conditioner. What was stolen was a heavy, industrial unit worth thousands of dollars. Part of the theft was caught on security video.
  • Mayor Gray vetoes $10.6 billion budget

    Mayor Gray vetoes $10.6 billion budget

    Friday, July 11 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-07-11 23:14:59 GMT
    District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has vetoed the $10.6 billion budget approved by the D.C. Council.
    District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has vetoed the $10.6 billion budget approved by the D.C. Council.
  • Police, state probe Maryland foster care death

    Police, state probe Maryland foster care death

    Friday, July 11 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-11 23:12:18 GMT
    Baltimore police have taken over an investigation of the death of a 10-year-old boy at a home for medically fragile children in Anne Arundel County because of abuse he suffered years ago.
    Baltimore police have taken over an investigation of the death of a 10-year-old boy at a home for medically fragile children in Anne Arundel County because of abuse he suffered years ago.
  • Former workers describe health concerns at Oxon Hill office building going on for years

    Former workers describe health concerns at Oxon Hill office building going on for years

    Friday, July 11 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-11 21:48:36 GMT
    There is a huge concern for employees at a local office building leased by the Internal Revenue Service in Oxon Hill. According to employees, six people who worked here have passed away in the last six months and others have gotten seriously ill. Many are concerned about the quality of the building and the IRS confirms it is looking into the matter.
    There is a huge concern for employees at a local office building leased by the Internal Revenue Service in Oxon Hill. According to employees, six people who worked here have passed away in the last six months and others have gotten seriously ill. Many are concerned about the quality of the building and the IRS confirms it is looking into the matter.
  • Injured hawk released back into wild

    Injured hawk released back into wild

    Friday, July 11 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-07-11 20:24:46 GMT
    An injured hawk that's spent three months in a rehabilitation center is set to be released into the wild at Turkey Run Park along the Potomac River in northern Virginia.
    An injured hawk that's spent three months in a rehabilitation center is set to be released into the wild at Turkey Run Park along the Potomac River in northern Virginia.
  • Grand jury indicts felon who was living with Montgomery County judge

    Grand jury indicts felon who was living with Montgomery County judge

    Friday, July 11 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-07-11 20:10:49 GMT
    A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted a Maryland man with a long criminal history on charges of kidnapping and assaulting a female judge with whom he was living.
    A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted a Maryland man with a long criminal history on charges of kidnapping and assaulting a female judge with whom he was living.
  • DC mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser's parents burglarized

    DC mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser's parents burglarized

    Friday, July 11 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-07-11 20:02:57 GMT
    The District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral nominee says her parents were the victims of a burglar who posed as a cable company employee, entered their home and stole property.
    The District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral nominee says her parents were the victims of a burglar who posed as a cable company employee, entered their home and stole property.
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