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.
Actress Phylicia Rashad Named Dean of Howard University's College of Fine ArtsActress Phylicia Rashad on Wednesday has been named the dean of the College of Fine Arts at Howard University following a national search.
Former Acting Defense Chief To Testify On Jan. 6 ResponseFormer acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller is scheduled to testify next week about the Pentagon's role in responding to the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol, the latest in a series of high-profile congressional hearings centered on the insurrection.
Trio Charged In Pregnant Woman's Killing in Capitol HeightsThree Washington DC residents have been arrested and charged after a pregnant woman was killed in Capitol Heights shooting on April 20, Prince George's County police said. 
Concern Growing Over Cherry Trees Long-Term Future As Tidal Basin FloodsJust like that, peak bloom for the cherry blossoms has come and gone. But now, there's a new focus on the trees and concern over their long-term future.