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Do you know what to do if you’re arrested? Under what circumstances can a cop stop you? What is probable cause? Listen live at 5pm today when Bernie McCain interviews Robert Davis in a new weekly segment “Watch The Cop.” Robert Davis is a former police officer with the New Orleans Police Department. He has […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: It’s five minutes to 7 on a wet March night, and, as I peek into classrooms while walking down the hall at the Dance Institute of Washington in Columbia Heights, I see several classes taking place at once. Girls in black leotards and pink tights hit plié after plié in Studio […]

VIA WTOP: More work near Telegraph Road will mean the Inner and Outer Loops of the Capital Beltway will be narrowed to two lanes approaching the Woodrow Wilson Bridge this week. The work will occur 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Thursday. On Friday, the work will occur from 9 a.m. to noon. The […]

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VIA THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER: A collection of student, labor and community activists rallied for immigration reform near the White House Saturday in the wake of a controversial immigration enforcement law passed in Arizona. Immigrant advocates have used May 1 to lobby for reform for the past several years. This year, community, student and labor leaders […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: A 46-year-old District woman has been charged with using slain principal Brian Betts’s credit cards over the past several days and authorities have issued an arrest warrant charging a second person with Betts’s murder, police and law enforcement sources said. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Stephen R. Brown wanted to curb the loud, drunken parties that Georgetown University students throw in his historic Burleith neighborhood. So Brown, 62, snapped photos of the ruckus on his block — students hanging out on a roof, a backyard gathering lit by holiday lights — and posted the images on […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Metro is moving ahead with plans to impose the largest fare increase in its history this summer, as the financially strapped transit agency prepares to make its riders shoulder the majority of the $189 million operating budget deficit for the fiscal year that begins July 1. The Board of Directors on […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: First lady Michelle Obama brandished a paintbrush Thursday to add a little color to a mural at an elementary school in Northwest Washington and demonstrate the value of community service. Obama joined a group of congressional spouses at the Marie H. Reed Community Learning Center in the Adams Morgan neighborhood, where […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: One of the five men arrested in connection with a series of fatal shootings last month that left five people dead –including a mass drive-by shooting — pleaded guilty Thursday to five counts of second-degree murder while armed and is cooperating with police investigators in one of the deadliest outbreaks of […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Metro had a strong month in March, running 20.3 million trips on its rail system — a million more than a year earlier. But the transit agency still fell below its projections for how many riders it would carry, according to figures the agency provided to the Washington Examiner. That continuing […]