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Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi Jackson leave the federal court house after being sentenced to prison, August 14, 2013 in Washington, DC. Jackson was sentenced to 30 months in prison for using $750, 000 in campaign money to pay for living expenses and luxury items. His wife received a 12-month prison term. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Leaves Prison, May Be Headed To Baltimore Halfway House

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. left an Alabama federal prison early Thursday bound for a halfway house in Baltimore.

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Man Screams ‘Jihad’ On Dulles Flight, Held Down By Passengers

A United Airlines jet forced to return to Dulles International Airport after passengers jumped into action to deal with a disturbance on board.

03/17/2015

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MARC To Increase Service Between Washington, Baltimore

In an effort to improve transportation between the DC and Baltimore areas, the MARC train is expanding routes.

03/09/2015

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Pot Fight Between D.C. Mayor, Congress Could Cost The City

The new mayor of the nation’s capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private.

02/27/2015

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Despite Threats From Congress, D.C. Legalizes Pot

The District of Columbia has defied threats from Congress and moved forward with legalizing possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative.

02/26/2015

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Documents: Driver In Fatal D.C. Crash May Have Been On Drugs

The driver of an SUV that hit and killed a young attorney standing on a sidewalk in downtown Washington, D.C. appeared to be under the influence of drugs and was driving triple the speed limit at the time of the crash, according to court documents obtained Wednesday.

02/25/2015

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Measles Case Confirmed In DC

A case of measles has been confirmed in DC.

02/03/2015

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D.C. Teen Dies After Being Struck By Car In Prince George’s

Prince George’s County police say a District of Columbia teenager has died after being struck by a car along a road in Marlow Heights.

01/31/2015

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Pope Will Visit DC In September

Excitement is growing for local Catholics as word spreads that Pope Francis will visit the region. The Vatican has announced the Pontiff will spend time in Washington DC in September as part of a week-long trip to the US.

01/19/2015

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Protests Over Ferguson Decision Underway Across Baltimore; I-83 Reopens

Protests are taking place throughout Baltimore City following a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. I-83 has reopened again. Officials are asking people to avoid downtown.

11/25/2014

A military honor guard prepares to advance the colors during a Veterans Day ceremony at the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC, November 11, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Veterans Honored With Concert For Valor

A shining moment for veterans. All eyes were on Washington DC as some of music’s biggest stars led a moving tribute to servicemen and women. It’s a sign of growing nationwide support for the armed forces.

11/11/2014

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Baltimore, D.C. Rank In 10 Best Cities To Be A Vampire

Ghouls and goblins won’t be the only thing seen in Baltimore on Halloween.

10/30/2014

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