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D.C. Man Gets 80 Years for Murder of Siblings

A District of Columbia man was sentenced Thursday to 80 years in prison for killing two people, a sister and her brother, in northeast D.C.


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D.C. University May Be Renamed After Late Marion Barry

A D.C. Council member wants to rename the city’s only public university after the late former mayor Marion Barry.


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D.C. Loses Out on More Than $55M in Unpaid Tickets

The District of Columbia lost more than $55 million in outstanding traffic and parking tickets in fiscal 2014.


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Teen Boy Shot and Killed in Northeast D.C.

D.C. Police are investigating a deadly shooting of a teenage boy in northeast D.C. early Sunday morning.


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4 Siblings Get Prison in Bank, Gas Station Robberies

Prosecutors say four siblings have been sentenced to prison for robbing a convenience store and a bank within 36 hours.


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D.C. Area Will Flood Daily in Just 30 Years, Study Says

Just three decades from now the District of Columbia and Annapolis will experience floods on a daily basis, sometimes twice a day, a recent report says.


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Outgoing D.C. Mayor Nominates New Inspector General

A 26-year Navy veteran and longtime internal Navy watchdog has been nominated to serve as the District of Columbia’s new inspector general.


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D.C., Md. and Va. Have Some of Highest Credit Card Debt, Report Says

Residents of D.C., Maryland, and Virginia carry some of the highest credit card debt in the country, according to a new list compiled by Credit.com.


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DC Mayor’s Driver no Longer Working as Lobbyist

The driver for Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 campaign who pleaded guilty to conspiracy last week is no longer working as a lobbyist for the Johns Hopkins University and health system.



Chevy Chase, Md.; Great Falls, Va. Some of Most Affluent Cities

A report Wednesday said two cities near the District of Columbia claim some of the highest household incomes in the U.S.