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Despite the fact that its white feathers blend in well with the current D.C. landscape, plenty of people spotted a rare snowy owl in the District on Wednesday.
Four people have been arrested following an armored car robbery in Prince George’s County.
District of Columbia leaders are pushing on several fronts for Congress not to have any say over the city’s local budget. The district’s delegate to Congress wants the same freedom granted to the rest of the city’s laws.
D.C.’s 2013 homicide rate was up 17 percent from 2012, according to Metropolitan Police Department statistics.
District of Columbia officials are again asking a judge to uphold gun registration requirements put in place after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the city’s decades-old ban on handguns in 2008.
D.C.’s Large Retailer Accountability Act may have gone by the wayside when Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed it in September, but a new proposal could raise minimum wage in the city and surrounding Maryland counties.
Five bridges in the nation’s capital, including the heavily traveled Frederick Douglass Bridge over the Anacostia River, are categorized by federal highway officials as both “fracture critical” and “structurally deficient,” but District of Columbia officials say they’ve already fixed one and replaced another.
A 13-year-old girl is critically missing and D.C. police are asking for the public’s help in locating her.
Fourteen people have been charged with obtaining unemployment benefits from the District of Columbia government even though they were employed at the time.
The plan to build a new stadium for DC United at Buzzard Point was announced last week but is far from a done deal.