Smithsonian Museums Adjust Hours, Implement Procedures Against COVID-19The Smithsonian Museums in Washington have adjusted hours at some of their locations and implemented new procedures based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local governments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Seeks VolunteersWashington D.C.'s iconic cherry blossom season is around the corner and the nation's capital is preparing for the annual festival, scheduled from March 20 through April 17.
DC Brings Back Indoor Mask Mandate Amid Surging InfectionsThe nation's capital is reinstating its indoor mask mandate as the region and country grapple with a fresh surge in COVID-19 infections.
Police: 4 Bodies Found Are Victims Of 'Shopping Cart Killer'Police in Virginia say the discovery of four bodies at two different locations in the state are the work of a serial killer who used a shopping cart to transport his victims' bodies after meeting them on dating sites.
Maryland State Police To Assist U.S. Capitol Police With Security Ahead of Justice For J6 ProtestThe U.S. Capitol Police Chief says he is monitoring threats made online connected to the Justice for J6 rally. He has contacted the superintendent of the Maryland State Police for assistance with security for the event, which is being held at noon on Saturday.
BWI Is On High Alert In Preparation For The J6 Rally This WeekendBWI Thurgood Marshall Airport is on high alert, Friday, ahead of a rally planned for Saturday in Washington D.C.
National Zoo Big Cats Test 'Presumptive Positive' For COVID-19The zoo said the public is not at risk given the distance between the animals and visitors.
Capitol Rioter Who Breached Senate Sentenced To 8 MonthsA Florida man who breached the U.S. Senate chamber carrying a Trump campaign flag is scheduled to become the first Jan. 6 rioter sentenced for a felony, in a hearing that will help set a benchmark for punishment in similar cases.
Amtrak To Build New, Modern Fleet Of Trains For Total of $7.3BAmtrak will contract with Siemens Mobility Inc. to build a new fleet of at least 83 multipowered trains with further options for up to 130 additional trains to support Amtrak growth plans. The new fleet also will have modern amenities to better serve Amtrak customers, according to a company statement.
Sherman Evans of Washington D.C. Pleads Guilty To Firearm Possession While A FelonA Washington D.C. man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Wednesday to being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to the Maryland Office of the U.S. Attorney.
DC Police Searching For Man Who Shot Into Woman's Car, Believe Suspect Could Be In BaltimoreMetropolitan Police Department detectives are hoping the public can help them locate 42-year-old Kenneth Miles Davis, Jr. who allegedly opened fire on a busy DC street back in May.
Washington D.C. Firefighters Save Peregrine Falcon MondayFireboats from the Washington D.C. Fire and EMS inspecting the 14th Street Bridge Monday morning found and rescued a wayward peregrine falcon struggling to stay afloat as catfish circled, the agency tweeted Monday.
Smithsonian National Zoo Reopens in DC
More Than 80% Of Gas Stations In DC Are Out Of GasThe Colonial Pipeline is up and running after a six-day shutdown, but some gas stations in Washington, DC and parts of the Southeast are still struggling with shortages.
Federal Judge Orders DOJ To Set Up Media Access To Capitol Riot Video After News Outlets SueA federal judge ruled on Friday that the Justice Department must create a digital "drop box" where media outlets can access videos used in Capitol riot court cases after 15 news outlets, including CBS, sought body camera and surveillance video that's been seen by judges but not the public.