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D.C. Firefighter Dies In The Line Of Duty

D.C. firefighter Lieutenant Kevin McRae has died after fighting a large apartment fire.

05/06/2015

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Team Behind Tony Awards To Produce Kennedy Center Honors

Producers who have created the Tony Awards show for the past 12 years will be given a “clean slate” and a mandate to update the “Kennedy Center Honors,” marking a new direction for the CBS broadcast for the first time in nearly four decades.

05/05/2015

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Man Charged In 2010 Slaying In Washington

Metropolitan police have charged a man a fatal shooting in 2010 in northeast Washington.

05/05/2015

Demonstrators march through Times Square during a protest April 29, 2015 in New York, held in solidarity with demonstrators in Baltimore, Maryland demanding justice for an African-American man who died of severe spinal injuries sustained in police custody.   AFP PHOTO / Eduardo Munoz Alvarez        (Photo credit should read EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands In Other Cities Protest Death Of Freddie Gray

Thousands of people hit the streets in Baltimore and several other cities, from Boston and New York to Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to protest the death of a black man who died of spinal injuries after his arrest by Baltimore police and to demand reforms to police procedures.

04/30/2015

BALTIMORE, USA - APRIL 29: A woman pleads for protestors to go home when the curfew goes into effect rather than risk arrest in Baltimore, USA on April 29, 2015. Protests following the death of Freddie Gray from injuries suffered while in police custody have turned violent with people throwing debris at police and media and burning cars and businesses. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Obama Aide, Baltimore Native Says Worst May Be Over

The leader of President Barack Obama’s initiative for minority males says it has been painful to watch violence and looting in his native Baltimore.

04/30/2015

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Lawmaker: Gyrocopter Pilot Flew 30 Miles In Restricted Space

The chairman of the House oversight committee says a Florida postal carrier steered his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace for 30 miles to the U.S. Capitol without being stopped.

04/23/2015

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Metro Smoke Incident Prompts Full-Scale Emergency Drills

Emergency response training after a D.C. metro fills with smoke killing one woman. Today a full-scale emergency drill brought first responders to the Greenbelt metro station.

04/19/2015

Credit: The Tampa Bay Times/ZumaPress

Man Who Landed Gyrocopter Onto Capitol Lawn Comes Home

For the first time tonight we are hearing from the pilot of that small gyrocopter who caused serious alarm in Washington D.C. after landing on the Capitol lawn last Wednesday.

04/19/2015

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Census Bureau Shooting Suspect Charged With Murder

The suspect who opened fire outside the U.S. Census Bureau, killing a security guard last week, was charged with murder today in U.S. District Court.

04/17/2015

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Gyrocopter Landing Exposes Major Weaknesses In National Security

Many in Washington, D.C. are scrambling to figure out how they can improve security after a small gyrocopter lands on the West Lawn of the Capitol without ever being detected.

04/17/2015

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Who Is Doug Hughes, Man Who Piloted Gyrocopter?

There are more questions than answers after a Florida postal worker manages to land his gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol without being detected.

04/16/2015

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Florida Man Arrested After Small Aircraft Lands On Capitol Lawn

Terror in the sky. After a small, one man aircraft lands on Capitol grounds. It sent the nation’s capital into high alert.

04/15/2015

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