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5 things you need to know Friday

5 things you need to know FridayThe biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.
  • News
  • 5 hours, 43 minutes ago
DC News

6 shot, 5 die, in separate Christmas Eve shootings in DC

6 shot, 5 die, in separate Christmas Eve shootings in DCFour of the shootings are being investigated as homicides, the other two involved police officers. 5 people died.
  • DC News
  • 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
Local

Family gives breakfast 'thank you' to Md. officers

Family gives breakfast 'thank you' to Md. officersA family paid on Christmas morning for breakfast for seven uniformed county police officers in a gesture of evident good will.
  • Local
  • 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
VA News

Family in Va. counts blessings after tragedy

Family in Va. counts blessings after tragedyTragedy struck a family in Hampton just two days before the Christmas holiday.
  • VA News
  • 16 minutes ago
Sports

RGIII, Bryce Harper in new Gatorade 50th anniversary ad

RGIII, Bryce Harper in new Gatorade 50th anniversary adGatorade is getting ready to celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. On Christmas Day, its debuting a new commercial called "50" -- and it features two current D.C. sports stars.
  • Sports
  • 10 hours, 4 minutes ago
MD News

Md. trash haulers on strike Friday morning

Md. trash haulers on strike Friday morningTrash haulers serving routes in Montgomery and Howard counties are on strike Friday, hoping to negotiate a new contract.
  • MD News
  • 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
Pets

WATCH: Puppy flips out over his new bed

WATCH: Puppy flips out over his new bedChunk, the little English Bulldog puppy in the video is in love with his new bed.
  • Pets
  • 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
Frederick County

Police investigate armed robbery on Christmas in Md.

Police investigate armed robbery on Christmas in Md.The Frederick County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred late on Christmas Day.
  • Frederick County
  • 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
DC News

Police investigate shooting in NW DC

Police investigate shooting in NW DCPolice are investigating a shooting early Friday morning in Northwest Washington.
  • DC News
  • 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
MD News

Anne Arundel woodworkers build homemade toys

Anne Arundel woodworkers build homemade toysThis isn't just an ordinary repair shop. It's a sophisticated, assembly-line toy-making factory.
  • MD News
  • 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
MD News

Montgomery County police investigate fatal crash

Montgomery County police investigate fatal crashPolice said Friday that a 1996 Ford Mustang was on Randolph Road in Colesville Thursday night when the driver lost control.
  • MD News
  • 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
Game On

LeBron James, Steph Curry lead NBA All-Star voting

LeBron James, Steph Curry lead NBA All-Star votingWashington's John Wall topped East guards
  • Game On
  • 9 hours, 50 minutes ago
Game On

George Washington upsets No. 11 Wichita St, 60-54

George Washington upsets No. 11 Wichita St, 60-54The Shockers (10-2) made only one field goal over the last 6 minutes.
  • Game On
  • 9 hours, 53 minutes ago
Holidays

Fairfax shelter delivers Christmas puppies to new owners

Fairfax shelter delivers Christmas puppies to new ownersThis Christmas morning, Santa's elves were at a different workshop, the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.
  • Holidays
  • 13 hours, 33 minutes ago
Gaithersburg

Residents escape Gaithersburg fire, Christmas gifts saved

Residents escape Gaithersburg fire, Christmas gifts savedA fire in a Montgomery County townhouse caused moderate damage, but all the occupants of the home escaped and firefighters were able to salvage the family's Christmas gifts.
  • Gaithersburg
  • 13 hours, 34 minutes ago
MD News

Prince George's Co. woman killed in early Christmas fire

Prince George's Co. woman killed in early Christmas fireA house fire claimed the life of an 87-year-old woman early Christmas morning in Prince George's County.
  • MD News
  • 13 hours, 56 minutes ago
Entertainment

DC theater seeing intense interest in 'The Interview'

DC theater seeing intense interest in 'The Interview'It's opening day for Sony Pictures' movie "The Interview," and one theater in Washington says interest has been intense.
  • Entertainment
  • 14 hours, 12 minutes ago
Holidays

Donations brighten holidays for troops, families

Donations brighten holidays for troops, familiesSome military families had extra helpers this holiday season and they counted their blessings.
  • Holidays
  • 15 hours, 22 minutes ago
Holidays

Christmas in prison: 'Loneliest, saddest, hardest times'

Christmas in prison: 'Loneliest, saddest, hardest times'"Christmas in prison, especially if you have a long-term or life sentence, is one of the loneliest, saddest, hardest times that any human being can go through."
  • Holidays
  • 15 hours, 24 minutes ago
Nation

George H.W. Bush 'still doing well' in the hospital

George H.W. Bush 'still doing well' in the hospitalFormer president George H.W. Bush remained at Houston Methodist Hospital on Christmas Day.
  • Nation
  • 16 hours, 39 minutes ago
Nation

10-year-old brings color to inmates' graves

10-year-old brings color to inmates' gravesIn her spare time, Jeweleen Reiter likes to go to cemeteries and decorate graves of inmates.
  • Nation
  • 16 hours, 42 minutes ago
Nation

PlayStation Network, Xbox Live offline due to attacks

PlayStation Network, Xbox Live offline due to attacksIf all you want for Christmas is some online video gaming, you may feel like you got coal in your stocking.
  • Nation
  • 17 hours, 16 minutes ago
DC News

Police investigating fatal shooting in SE DC

Police investigating fatal shooting in SE DCD.C. police are investigating a shooting in Southeast Washington on Christmas Eve.
  • DC News
  • 17 hours, 30 minutes ago
Politics

Kissinger to Tea Leoni, Capital Download's highlights

Kissinger to Tea Leoni, Capital Download's highlightsSo are you running for president? That and other Capital Download highlights of 2014
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  • 17 hours, 39 minutes ago
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