VIA WUSA 9: WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA/DCDOT) – This is the DC Department of Transportion’s approved list of streets or portions of streets listed as Snow Emergency Routes. I-66 – D.C Line to Whitehurst Freeway and ramps I-295 – D.C Line to and across both 11th St. Bridges to the Southeast Freeway and ramps I-395 – […]

VIA MYFOXDC: Public Schools Alexandria Public Schools – CLOSED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY Anne Arundel County Schools – CLOSED the remainder of the week Arlington County Schools – CLOSED Berkeley County Schools – CLOSED the remainder of the week Booker T. Washington Public Charter – CLOSED Calvert County Schools – CLOSED Capital City Public Charter School […]

VIA THE DC EXAMINER: Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson held a press conference yesterday, updating residents on the county’s snow removal efforts thus far. “First of all, I want to say that all of our plow drivers are doing an excellent job,” Johnson said. “They have been working 12-hour shifts, around the clock, since […]

VIA REUTERS: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alarmed that nearly a third of U.S. children are obese or overweight — and likely to stay that way all their lives — President Barack Obama launched an initiative on Tuesday to roll back the numbers and put his wife in charge of promoting it. Obama signed an executive order […]

Tokyo, Japan (CNN) — Toyota’s president apologized profusely Tuesday as he announced the global recall of more than 400,000 of the automaker’s 2010 hybrid models, including the popular Prius, for problems in their anti-lock braking systems. “We do apologize for the inconvenience and concerns we’ve given to the customers,” President Akio Toyoda said in making […]

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The doctor hired to care for Michael Jackson was charged on Monday with killing the pop star after a lengthy investigation that found a lethal cocktail of drugs in the singer’s system when he died last year. Dr. Conrad Murray, who lives in Las Vegas, pleaded not guilty to a charge […]

Washington (CNN) — Federal workers and schoolchildren in the nation’s capital were told to stay home for a second day Tuesday as another major snowstorm barreled toward the region, which is still reeling from a weekend blizzard. The National Weather Service predicted another 10 to 20 inches of snow for northern Virginia and eastern Maryland, […]

VIA MYFOXDC: Public Schools Alexandria Public Schools – closed tuesday; CODE RED Anne Arundel County Schools – closed tuesday; liberal leave Arlington County Schools – CLOSED TUESDAY Berkeley County Schools – CLOSED TUESDAY Booker T. Washington Public Charter – CLOSED Calvert County Schools – CLOSED; CODE YELLOW Capital City Public Charter School – CLOSED Carlos […]

VIA CNN: Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) — A man pulled alive from the rubble of a building in Haiti’s capital may have been trapped since the January 12 quake that leveled much of the city, doctors reported Monday. The emaciated 28-year-old man was found in the wreckage of a market where he sold rice, his family […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The new data we’re analyzing portrays a rather ominous picture for the region, beginning tomorrow afternoon. Two areas of low pressure, one from the north and one from the south, will likely merge off the mid-Atlantic coast developing into a very powerful storm Tuesday night and Wednesday. Though this storm will […]