BALTIMORE – For the first time in school history Morgan State hosted a nationally televised prime time contest Thursday night in the frigid confines of Hughes Stadium. On a soggy evening the Bears improved to 5-1 with a 14-7 win over Howard giving them a share of first place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. After […]

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VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON – A D.C. woman convicted of killing her four daughters and living with their decomposing bodies for months returns to court Friday for a hearing on her refusal to use an insanity defense. Banita Jacks was found guilty in July of the four murders. She faces life in prison and had been […]

VIA WJLA: A memorial is set for Ben Ali, the founder of Ben’s Chili Bowl diner, who died earlier this month at 82. The memorial is Friday at Lincoln Theater. The theater is next to Ali’s historic restaurant, a landmark in Washington’s black business and entertainment district and a frequent stop for politicians and celebrities. […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON, D.C. – More Metro riders will soon be able to use their cell phones within the system. By midnight on Friday, riders who use AT&T, Sprint Nextel, and T-Mobile will join Verizon customers in having service at 20 of Metro’s busiest underground stations. They include: Ballston, Bethesda, Columbia Heights, Crystal City, Dupont […]

VIA CNN: (CNN) — Nationally syndicated radio host Tom Joyner raised his hand in victory. Nearly 100 years had passed since his great-uncles, Thomas Griffin and Meeks Griffin, were wrongfully executed in South Carolina. On Wednesday, a board voted 7-0 to pardon both men, clearing their names in the 1913 killing of a veteran of […]

VIA CNN: (CNN) — The 6-year-old Colorado boy who is believed to have set adrift a helium balloon Thursday, prompting ground and air searches, has been found alive, authorities said. Falcon Heene was found in a box in the attic of his family’s Fort Collins home, according to authorities. People across the world watched Thursday […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON, D.C. – An Ashburn, Virginia woman is in the fight of her life after suffering a very rare side effect to the seasonal flu shot. The vast majority of doctors say flu shots are safe. In this case, the FDA says they found nothing wrong with this particular batch, but sometimes there […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: The Dow closed above 10,000 moments ago, pushing above a psychological barrier it has not recorded in more than a year. The Dow briefly crossed 10,000 at about 1:15 p.m. today, then retreated, then punched above 10,000 after 3 p.m. and held on until closing. The Dow staged a strong rally today, […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: A two-decade climb in fourth-grade mathematics achievement across the country ended this year, while eighth-grade performance edged upward, the federal government reported Wednesday. D.C. public schools posted sharp gains in math in both grades. Nationally, results from the 2009 federal testing led many politicians and educators to conclude that the United States […]