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French bulldog taken by armed man in DC reunited with owner, told to pay $900 to get him back
November 29, 2023, 4:29 am | Source
Teffiney Worthy said she was contacted by a woman on Instagram who said she had bought Hendrix from someone else, and saw the news reports that he was stolen.

Mayor Bowser activates the District's First Cold Weather Emergency
November 29, 2023, 4:29 am | Source
D.C. is under its first Cold Weather Emergency of the season, beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday night.

National Christmas Tree falls over days before lighting ceremony
November 29, 2023, 4:28 am | Source
Officials say the tree was meant to replace the previous tree planted on Oct. 30, 2021, after it developed a fungus.

MLK Memorial Library is giving away free blankets
November 29, 2023, 12:01 am | Source
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, located on G Street, is handing out blankets to all of those in need.

Man sentenced in murder of DC mom and dad who left 5 children behind
November 28, 2023, 11:59 pm | Source
Investigators say Alonzo Lewis, 38, shot and killed the couple in front of a number of children who were outside playing over the holiday weekend in 2018.

DOJ to seek 3 years in prison for Capitol rioter who represented self at trial
November 28, 2023, 9:41 pm | Source
Fellows, who worked as a tree cutter and chimney repairman before Jan. 6, was convicted by a jury of obstruction of an official proceeding.

Fire displaces 7 people in Southeast DC
November 28, 2023, 7:18 pm | Source
Police are still investigating the cause of the fire.

Shootout on DC streets caught on camera
November 28, 2023, 7:15 pm | Source
Police are still searching for the people involved.

'Give me your dog or I'll kill you' | DC woman's first dog dies in District Dogs flood, second puppy stolen
November 28, 2023, 6:40 pm | Source
Teffiney Worthy lost her first dog Memphis in floodwaters back in August. Now, her dog Hendrix is missing.

3 shot in NE DC, police say
November 28, 2023, 4:11 am | Source
Investigators say all three victims are being rushed to area hospitals for treatment.

20-year-old DC man sentenced to prison for murder
November 28, 2023, 3:47 am | Source
Investigators say Anthony Lee, 25, was walking south on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue with a friend when three men opened fire on him.

Ice skating rinks to open for the 2023 season in the DMV
November 28, 2023, 2:36 am | Source
One rink in Washington, D.C. has been named best in the country.

Hypothermia alert begins at 7PM in DC
November 28, 2023, 2:04 am | Source
"These temperatures significantly increase your risk for hypothermia and frostbite," D.C. officials said.

TIMELINE: Here are the dogs stolen in DC in 2023
November 28, 2023, 12:18 am | Source
This month alone, there have been five dogs stolen in the D.C. region.

Road closures, parking restrictions announced for National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony
November 27, 2023, 8:04 pm | Source
Here's what you need to know to avoid a holiday headache

This ice skating rink in DC is named one of the best in the country
November 27, 2023, 5:36 pm | Source
People can vote for their favorite rink once per day until Monday, Dec. 4 at noon.

DC Police investigate shooting involving teenager in NW
November 27, 2023, 4:58 am | Source
His exact age remains unknown at this time.

Family displaced, pets dead after apartment catches fire in DC
November 26, 2023, 1:30 am | Source
One dog, one cat, and a fish are dead as a result of the flames, according to DC Fire and EMS.

Police: Man opens fire on NW DC home, leaving one person injured
November 26, 2023, 12:18 am | Source
A victim told officers that she was standing outside the home when a man drove up in a grey sedan, possibly a Toyota, and began shooting.

Dumpster fire that spread to historic DC building was intentionally set, investigators say
November 25, 2023, 4:34 am | Source
The six other fires that DC Fire crews responded to following the structure fire have been deemed suspicious and are under investigation.

Friend, business partner plans to use slain DC photographer's artwork to continue his legacy
November 25, 2023, 4:26 am | Source
Shymanski’s business partner spoke to WUSA9 about his art and how he plans to continue his legacy.

Hypothermia Alerts issued in DC and Montgomery County, Maryland
November 25, 2023, 4:26 am | Source
"These temperatures significantly increase your risk for hypothermia and frostbite," D.C. officials said.

'No shopping, while bombs are dropping' | Pro-Palestinian protests held across the DMV on Black Friday
November 25, 2023, 4:22 am | Source
Protests were held in Georgetown and outside Tysons Corner Center.

Missing 11-year-old found, DC Police say
November 24, 2023, 8:25 pm | Source
The boy was reported missing on Thanksgiving.

Humane Rescue Alliance hosts Black Furr-iday, name your adoption fee
November 24, 2023, 1:11 pm | Source
This Black Friday, the Humane Rescue Alliance is turning the spotlight on furry friends, inviting you to their “Adopt ‘til you drop”, Black Furr-iday.

Police identify man killed in shooting with US Park Police officer
November 24, 2023, 4:28 am | Source
The officer, who has not been identified, remains at the hospital, recovering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Person wanted in connection to sexual abuse of minor on Red Line train, police say
November 23, 2023, 11:37 pm | Source
Metro Transit Police shared an image of the wanted suspect that appears to have been captured by surveillance cameras around 10:30 a.m. at the Fort Totten station.

Food & Friends delivers hundreds of Thanksgiving feasts to neighbors with serious illnesses
November 23, 2023, 6:02 pm | Source
One of those recipients is Michael Fauntleroy, who is dealing with kidney failure.

Beavers damage cherry trees at DC's Tidal Basin, NPS says
November 23, 2023, 5:50 pm | Source
Here's what the National Park Service is doing to keep the trees a little less appetizing

Owners worry over 'mysterious illness' spreading in dogs across the country
November 23, 2023, 4:31 am | Source
An unknown respiratory illness is reportedly spreading among dogs in Oregon, Colorado, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Police: Officer shot multiple times, suspect dead after shooting in NW DC
November 23, 2023, 4:24 am | Source
The shooting was reported around 2:45 p.m. in the area of 12th and M streets, Northwest.

Teens connected to 2 armed robberies, arrested within 24-hours
November 23, 2023, 2:24 am | Source
Victims of both robberies mentioned three suspects, however only two were arrested. Police have not released any information regarding the third suspect.

Child falls out window in Southeast DC
November 23, 2023, 1:50 am | Source
There is no word on the child's condition at this time

Man held at gunpoint gets dog and sneakers stolen in Southeast while out on a walk
November 22, 2023, 11:07 pm | Source
The victim described the dog stolen to officers as a brown and tan Doberman puppy.

Metro to change operations on Thanksgiving
November 22, 2023, 10:04 pm | Source
Metrorail and Metrobus will operate on a Sunday schedule.

Dionne Warwick, Darren Criss, and more added to star-studded lineup for the National Christmas Tree Lighting
November 22, 2023, 5:28 pm | Source
The tree lighting special will air on CBS Network on Dec. 15 for everyone to enjoy.

DC firefighter injured while battling blaze
November 22, 2023, 4:11 pm | Source
No information has been released yet about what led up to the blaze as well as the estimated cost of the damages.

TIMELINE: Wet weather Tuesday in the DMV may impact your Thanksgiving travel plans
November 22, 2023, 4:17 am | Source
We've issued a Weather Watch Alert for a soaking wet and windy Tuesday.

Dumpster fire spreads to historic Tenleytown building
November 21, 2023, 11:20 pm | Source
All fires are under control and no injuries have been reported.

Police search for woman in black hoodie after stabbing in NW DC
November 21, 2023, 10:41 pm | Source
Police are now searching for a woman last seen wearing a black hoodie who allegedly stabbed another woman. She was last seen heading northbound on 10th Street, NW.

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