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  1. Police arrests suspects in 16 burglaries in Northwest, Northeast WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    D.C. police say they have arrested four men in connection with 16 burglaries in September and October in Northeast and Northwest Washington. Authorities did not say if all four men were working together in one burglary spree of if some of the cases are separate from others.


  2. Feud between teens that ended in fatal stabbing intensified with candy throwingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 19 | The Washington Post

    It was late in the summer when Kaelia Minor and Kyla Jones came to blows. Jones accused Kaelia of throwing candy in a friend's face.


  3. D.C. fire officials search for person who burned vehicle in NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | The Washington Post

    D.C. fire investigators are searching for a man captured in a surveillance video who is suspected of burning an old ambulance parked in Northeast Washington that had been refurbished and was being used by a nonprofit group. The video shows a man who is wearing what appears to be a protective suit and a mask and who is carrying what is thought to be flammable materials, a fire official said.


  4. Playground fire in Petworth fills sky with smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | The Washington Post

    Fire investigators are headed to the scene of a playground fire in Northwest Washington after smoke filled the sky in Petworth on Tuesday evening, officials said. Fire personnel responded to the 4300 block of 13th St. NW after reports of the fire, a spokesman for the D.C. fire department said.


  5. September was third-warmest on record in D.C. and steamiest in 36 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Can we finally say goodbye to that hot summer? The first half of September was downright toasty as we peaked at 98 degrees on Sept. 9. The very warm first half of the month was sufficient to net the record of the hottest September in Washington since 1980! And it was the third-hottest on record, tied with 1930.


  6. 14 things to do in the D.C. area on the first weekend of OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 29 | The Washington Post

    Friday: This isn't just any old garden party: Glow in the Garden is the Smithsonian at 8's annual affair in the 161-year-old Smithsonian Institution Building and the adjoining Enid A. Haupt Garden. It turns the quiet garden - a place to get off your feet during a typical visit to the Mall and its museums - into an illuminated party space, with DJs and dance music both inside and out, a cash bar, GIF photo booths and more.


  7. Local roundup: D.C. corrections chief to retire in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | The Washington Post

    Thomas N. Faust, who was appointed director of the agency in 2011, said Tuesday that he will retire in November. Faust, an Arlington County native and former Arlington sheriff, will "relocate to the west coast to focus on family and personal priorities," according to a statement from the department.


  8. Can pedestrian tunnels help make streets safer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 27 | The Washington Post

    When Taalib-Din Uqdah was growing up in D.C. in the 1950s and 1960s, he remembers walking through a tunnel beneath bustling Benning Road Northeast to get to his favorite pool hall. The tunnel allowed him to bypass traffic and stay safe, he recalls.


  9. D.C. police identify man suspected of shooting randomly on Petworth streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A man who D.C. police said randomly fired a gun outside a grocery store on crowded Georgia Avenue in Petworth Wednesday afternoon before being shot by an officer has been identified as a 24-year-old from Northwest Washington, according to authorities. Police said on Thursday that Marc Jeffers faces charges that include assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a gun without a license, unlawful possession of a firearm and discharging a firearm.


  10. D.C. police officer shoots, wounds man near Petworth Metro stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A D.C. police officer shot and wounded a man near the Petworth Metro station in Northwest Washington on Wednesday afternoon, according to a police spokeswoman. The shooting occurred shortly before 2 p.m. in the 3800 block of Georgia Avenue NW, just north of the station near Randolph Road.


  11. A new school year begins with changes, innovations, new facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Social studies instructor Travis Bouldin teaches his ninth-graders the art of the handshake last month at the Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in Washington. The all-boys school is new this year.


  12. 16th Street Heights offers a new vibrancy near Rock Creek ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The 16th Street Heights neighborhood in Northwest Washington was identified earlier this year as one of the "Hottest Neighborhoods of 2016" by the online real estate brokerage Redfin. When Mark Wagner moved to the 16th Street Heights community in Northwest Washington nearly 30 years ago, many of his neighbors were original owners.


  13. D.C. simmered in second hottest August and third hottest summer on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Washington Post

    With three 100-degree days and a record number of 90-degree days, August in Washington finished as the second hottest on record. It very nearly tied August 1980 as the hottest, falling short by just a 10th of a degree.


  14. September outlook: Summer's not done with D.C. yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Washington Post

    While Thursday marks the official start of meteorological autumn, we can't say goodbye to summer just yet. Hot summers in Washington - especially those that peak late - often persist deep into September.


  15. Bicyclist struck in hit-and-run in PetworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A bicyclist was struck by a car and seriously injured Monday afternoon in what appeared to be a hit and run incident in the Petworth area of Northwest Washington, according to police and witnesses. The incident occurred about 5:30 p.m. near Rock Creek Church Road and Warder Street, police said.


  16. Search to replace D.C. Police Chief Lanier begins with review of internal slateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Police Chief Lanier will resign to take over as head of security for the National Football League, ending 26 years on the force. Police Chief Lanier will resign to take over as head of security for the National Football League, ending 26 years on the force.


  17. The significance of Simone Manuel's swim is clear if you know Jim CroweRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Simone Manuel competes in the women's 50-meter heat at the 2016 Olympics on Friday. SANDBRIDGE, Va.


  18. For thousands of D.C. students, school starts early with new, year-round scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | The Washington Post

    D.C. school staffer Jeremy Lykken prepares materials while sitting in the hallway of Kelly Miller Middle School on Aug. 4. Eleven city public schools will start their year-round academic years on Monday. It was the first week in August, and teachers at Kelly Miller Middle School were already scrambling to decorate classrooms and hone lesson plans.


  19. August outlook: As hot as July? Unfortunately, yes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | The Washington Post

    August is Washington, D.C.'s, second-warmest month of the year, on average, but we have certainly experienced Augusts that have been hotter than Julys. This month could come close.


  20. July was D.C.'s hottest month since 2012, 6th hottest on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The U.S. Capitol can be seen as a jogger runs along the National Mall on July 21. What's normally our hottest month of the year lived up to its expectations and more. It was the sixth hottest July in 145 years of record-keeping in Washington, and the toastiest since 2012.


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