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VIA THE EXAMINER: Is reality TV fame and crashing a White House party worth possible criminal charges? That’s the question Tareq and Michaele Salahi will have to answer as the couple successfully attended President Obama’s first White House state dinner last month (November 24) – without an invitation. According to the US Secret Service, the […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON TIMES: Federal agents have found roughly $4,300 worth of cocaine inside a carry-out chicken snack that a Guatemalan man allegedly tried to smuggle into the U.S. through a Washington-area airport, a Customs and Border Protection official said Friday. The agency has identified the passenger as Wagner Mauricio Linares Aragon, 32, and says […]

VIA WUSA: NEW CARROLLTON, Md. (WUSA) — Police are investigating a homicide in New Carrollton this Friday morning. Captain David Ladd with the New Carrollton Police Department says a 911 call was made shortly after 6:00 Friday morning reporting a body on Jodie Street near Inlet Street. Officers from the New Carrollton Police Department along […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON, D.C. – D.C. Police say a Pepco worker who was working on a power outage in Northwest Washington on Thursday night was shot. It happened near the Windows CafĂ© & Market on Rhode Island Avenue NW near 1st Avenue NW just after 7 p.m. Investigators say the crew from Pepco was there […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: We knew this sad day was coming. The National Zoo announced Friday morning that Washington’s beloved adolescent giant panda, Tai Shan, is leaving his birthplace and being sent to China. Tai Shan, the first surviving giant panda cub born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, will be sent in January or February […]

Join me this afternoon at 4:05 pm eastern as I talk to Simone Bell, who won a runoff in yesterday’s Georgia election to represent District 58 covering the Atlanta area and will be the second openly LGBT member of the Georgia State House of Representatives, following Representative Karla Drenner. Atlanta voters also elected Alex Wan […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Two District AIDS activists were arrested Tuesday when they walked into City Hall, demanded a meeting with Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, and squatted in a doorway outside one of the mayor’s offices in defiance of a police order to move. Larry Bryant, a co-chair of D.C. Fights Back, and Matthew Kavanagh, […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Less than a week after their appearance at the White House State Dinner, Michaele and Tareq Salahi have some more explaining to do. Representatives from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation say the couple also attended their recent awards dinner without an invitation, and multiple sources say they sneaked into the […]

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Crashing a state dinner at the White House apparently takes a security breakdown as well as some kind of nerve. The Secret Service is looking into its own security procedures after determining that a Virginia couple, Michaele and Tareq Salahi, managed to slip into Tuesday night’s state dinner at the White House […]