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The Politico

The Politico

1000 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209   Directions

(703) 647-7999


Pelosi asks Trump to reschedule SOTU because of shutdown
01/16/2019 8:28am

The House speaker is citing security concerns, but Democrats also dont want to give Trump a platform to blame them for the shutdown.

Pelosi gets revenge against one of the Dem rebels
01/15/2019 8:07pm

Rep. Kathleen Rice loses out on a Judiciary seat after opposing Pelosis return to the speakership.

Nancy Pelosi Might Have Just Blown Up the State of the Union. And That’s OK.
01/16/2019 1:30pm

Sometimes our cherished political rituals are more distracting than useful.

Trump taps free government labor to execute political agenda
01/16/2019 4:55pm

Agencies have called back thousands of furloughed federal employees, raising questions about whether the administration is favoring politically advantageous policies.

Bipartisan Senate group presses Trump to end shutdown
01/16/2019 9:46am

Senators plan to send a letter to Trump offering their commitment to a border security debate in return for reopening the government.

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

1301 K St NW
Washington, DC 20071   Directions

(800) 627-1150


Houseboat residents on D.C.’s waterfront forced to go without power and heat as temperatures drop
01/16/2019 10:41am

Thursday will be the sixth day construction has necessitated power outages at Gangplank Marina from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The management company says they gave ample warning, but residents say the work schedule was murky.

The non-alcoholic drinks at these D.C. bars are so good you won’t notice anything’s missing
01/16/2019 9:00am

These punches, lemonades and cocktails look and taste as good as their boozy cousins.

Federal officials launch audit of D.C. government’s opioid grant spending
01/16/2019 10:55am

The probe appears to focus on misspent funds and failures to implement federally funded programs. The Post reported last month on widespread lapses in the citys response to a surge in fatal overdoses caused by heroin cut with fentanyl.

In the coming weekend storm, the window for snow is still open. Here’s what we know.
01/16/2019 2:42am

Beyond the potential snow, sleet and freezing rain it could bring, the storm is also going to deliver the coldest air of the season by Monday.

Hogan focuses on national political themes in inaugural address
01/16/2019 4:35am

A moderate who has distanced himself from President Trump, he is the first GOP governor to win a second term in Maryland since 1958.

The Washington Times

The Washington Times

3600 New York Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002   Directions

(202) 636-3000


Delaware equal rights amendment gets final approval
01/16/2019 5:08pm

DOVER, Del. AP - A proposed amendment to Delawares constitution guaranteeing equal rights based on sex has won final legislative approval. Senators voted 16-to-5 Wednesday for the measure, which passed the House 35-to-6 last week. The legislation, considered by some to be symbolic, was introduced and approved last year but ...

Hasher Jallal Taheb arrested in White House attack plan
01/16/2019 5:06pm

A man residing in Georgia reportedly has been arrested on suspicion of planning to attack the White House and other high-profile targets in the nations capital. According to a report by ABC News, Hasher Jallal Taheb was arrested in an FBI sting operation. A criminal complaint was filed Wednesday ...

3 months after deadly NY crash, NTSB has yet to inspect limo
01/16/2019 5:02pm

ALBANY, N.Y. AP - More than three months after 20 people died in a stretch limousine crash in rural upstate New York, federal safety investigators have yet to get their hands on the most crucial piece of evidence: the wrecked vehicle itself. The National Transportation Safety Board says it has ...

Senate president introduces bill for mobile sports betting
01/16/2019 4:58pm

PROVIDENCE, R.I. AP - Senate President Dominick Ruggerio has introduced a bill to allow mobile wagering for sports betting in Rhode Island. The top Democrat in the state Senate introduced it Wednesday. Expanding sports betting is one of his top priorities. Ruggerio says mobile gambling would be convenient and generate ...

Ex-lawmaker resigns job at Kentucky Education Department
01/16/2019 4:57pm

LOUISVILLE, Ky. AP - A former Kentucky lawmaker has resigned from his job at the state Department of Education after his name surfaced in a deposition by the woman who accused the states ex-House speaker of sexual harassment. Brad Montell said in a social media post on Wednesday that he ...

WETA-TV

WETA-TV

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Arlington, VA 22206   Directions

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WJLA-TV

WJLA-TV

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Arlington, VA 22209   Directions

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WRC-TV

WRC-TV

4001 Nebraska Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016   Directions

(202) 885-4000


Silver Spring Bank Robber Killed by Officer: Police
01/16/2019 12:09pm

A man who walked into a bank in downtown Silver Spring and demanded $20,000 has died after being shot by a Montgomery County police officer, officials say.The suspect, who was not immediately identified, entered the BB&T Bank in the 1100 block of Wayne Avenue at about 10:50 a.m. and walked into the managers office, Assistant Chief Marcus Jones said. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App The man lifted his coat and showed a handgun, and said he had a bomb in his backpack. Then, he demanded $20,000 in cash, Jones said.The bank manager got up and walked to the teller line, and someone pressed a panic button to notify police. Jos Andrs to Feed Federal Workers as Shutdown Drags On The suspect left the bank near the Discovery building empty-handed and headed to an alley. There, he encountered a county police officer.There was a confrontation. The suspect was then shot and disabled, Jones said. At that point in time, we were able to secure him and provide him with medical assistance. Spielberg Taps Unknown NJ Teen as Maria in West Side Remake The man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he died.Chopper4 footage showed a man being loaded into an ambulance.No additional information was immediately released on the encounter between the suspect and the officer. It wasnt clear if the suspect showed a weapon before the officer opened fire.A bomb investigation is underway as the county fire department investigates the suspects backpack. Streets in the area are closed.U.S. Park Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are assisting local first-responders.Stay with News4 for more details on this developing story.Photo Credit: NBC Washington

100-Pound Dog Rescued From Icy Pond in Maryland
01/16/2019 11:03am

Rescue workers pulled a 100-pound Doberman Pinscher from an ice-covered pond Wednesday morning after the dog fell through thin ice.The dog, named Buddy, was about 15 feet from shore in a pond in the 11100 block of Mattoponi Road in Prince Georges County. Capitals Honor Youth Hockey Team for Standing Up to Racism Buddy was cold but OK, said the Prince Georges County Fire Department. He has been returned to his owners.Officials reminded the public that any ice covering any body of water should be considered thin ice and extremely dangerous. Great White Snow Shark Wins the Pat Collins Snow Stick Photo Credit: Mark Brady, PGFDPIO

DC Mayor Vetoes Bill to Decriminalize Metro Fare Evasion
01/16/2019 5:24pm

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has vetoed a bill thatwould decriminalize cheating fares on Metro.The bill would eliminated jail time for fare evasion in the District. Fare Evasion Remains Rampant on Metro Trains, Buses The D.C. Council passed the bill 10-2 on Dec. 4.On Wednesday, Bowser said the bill could have a negative affect on Metros budget and operations in a letter addressed to D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson. Metro Cracking Down on Fare Evasion Where Its Worst WMATA estimates that Metro loses between $25 million and $50 million per year due to fare evasion, and I am concerned that Bill 22-408 would exacerbate the problem, she wrote.Bowser goes on to say that the bill simply removes criminal penalties while failing to set up a new civil adjudicative process. This leaves WMATA without any meaningful tools to enforce the payment of fares and will encourage fare evasion, which will result in additional lost revenue for the Metro system. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App Bowser says in the letter that she has reintroduced another bill focuses on criminal justice system reform.We should not encourage lawlessness on Metro, she says.Metro gave the following statement on Wednesday:We truly appreciate Mayor Bowsers leadership on this issue and stand ready to work with the Council to develop solutions that address their stated goal of making Metro accessible to people of limited means, while maintaining safety and fairness for the customers we serve.The Council is expected to overturn the mayors veto.Metro Board Chairman Jack Evans was one of the D.C. Council members to vote against the bill last month.Council member Trayon White, who represents Ward 8, introduced the bill, saying he believes enforcement is unfair.Were not saying everybody should hop the train and go for free, but locking people up is too much, White said.Metro and Metro Transit Police lobbied heavily against the new law.Its gonna create challenges we cant even fathom right now, Metro Transit Police Chief Ron Pavlik said.He said many of the people arrested for fare evasion committed other crimes.Weve done that hundreds of times in the District alone first-degree murder, sexual offenses, numerous guns off the streets, Pavlik said.Photo Credit: Metro This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

Police: Woman Tried to Kidnap 6-Year-Old Girl in Georgetown
01/16/2019 4:20pm

Police are searching for a woman they say tried to abduct a little girl from outside her home in Georgetown by luring her with cotton candy.The father of the 6-year-old girl told News4 that a nanny was driving car pool on Tuesday and dropped his daughter off in front of their house on Dumbarton Street NW. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App A woman then came up from behind and grabbed the girl by the arm and tried to yank her away, according to the police report.During the struggle the woman said, Come to my house, I have cotton candy, the police report said. Jos Andrs to Feed Federal Workers as Shutdown Drags On Police say the girl managed to pull her arm free and then ran inside the house.She ran into her mothers arms and sobbed, saying, Never Never I will never go her father said. Spielberg Taps Unknown NJ Teen as Maria in West Side Remake Police described the suspect as a white woman who is about 30 to 40 years old, 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 8 inches and has blonde hair in a mohawk hair style.She was last seen running Eastbound on Dumbarton Street NW wearing a white coat.Surveillance video shows the person of interest walking into a corner store and dancing.Photo Credit: Metropolitan Police Department

Full Forecast: When You Can Expect Snow and Rain
01/16/2019 4:39pm

Storm Team4s Amelia Draper has the forecast for Wednesday and beyond. Rain and snow are on the way soon.

WTTG FOX 5

WTTG FOX 5

5151 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016   Directions

(202) 244-5151


WUSA (TV)

WUSA (TV)

4100 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016   Directions

(202) 895-5999


Man tried to book hotel room and brought candy for random 5-year-old girl he thought he’d meet
01/16/2019 2:54pm

As detectives from the St. Louis County Police Departments Child Abuse Unit have furthered the investigation, it is now believed that additional victims of unreported crimes involving Nugen exist as far back as the mid-1990s. It is believed that children, under the age of 7, were potentially victimized. If you have any information or believe that you or a loved one was victimized, please contact the Child Abuse Unit at 314-615-5400.

Dangerous Flash Freeze coming to DC MLK weekend: here's what it means, timing
01/16/2019 5:16pm

A flash freeze will bring icy conditions to DC this weekend, in addition to rain and snow.

Who’s breezing through traffic thanks to the government shutdown? Here are the winners.
01/16/2019 4:42pm

A new report details how morning commuters are getting faster.

DC police say this woman tried to kidnap a child in Georgetown. Have you seen her?
01/16/2019 3:44pm

Police describe suspect as white woman, 30 to 40 years old with a blonde mohawk

VERIFY: Activists are handing out fake Washington Post newspapers describing the end of the 'Trump Era'
01/16/2019 1:29pm

Activists are impersonating the Washington Post, targeting Trump. The Post is not amused.

Washington City Paper

Washington City Paper

1400 Eye St
Washington, DC 20005   Directions

(202) 332-2100


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