Argument leads to 2 arrests in DC

WTOP News 8/7 5:30A Colleen Kelleher
An argument leads one man to get in a vehicle and strike the other. In turn, the man who was struck stabbed the driver, D.C. police said. According to police, Kenneth Brown, 52, of Northwest, was the driver who intentionally hit Michael Makell,...

Arrest made for 2005 DC child sex abuse case

WTOP News 8/7 2:12A Hugh Garbrick
A man whom D.C. police say sexually abused a juvenile 17 years ago was arrested. Marquette Johnson, 41, of no fixed address, approached the child in the 1600 block of Q Street, Southeast, close to Anacostia Park around 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 28, 2005....

Apartment fire in SE displaces 12

WTOP News 8/6 11:09P Veronica Canales
Twelve people have been displaced from their apartments after a fire Saturday night in Southeast D.C. It was reported at 9:13 p.m. in the 4000 block of South Capitol Street. More D.C. News More Local...

DC’s Funk Parade returns in-person and for a good cause

WTOP News 8/6 10:06P Anna-Lysa Gayle
After a short time away, the eighth annual D.C. Funk Parade returned in person Saturday, bringing the funk back to U Street. The Funk Parade and concert series featured several stages, along with...

Pentagon denies D.C. request for National Guard migrant help

WTOP News 8/5 7:29A wtopstaff
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon rejected a request from the District of Columbia seeking National Guard assistance in what the mayor has called a “growing humanitarian crisis” prompted by thousands of migrants being bused to the city from two...

Whitlow’s on Wilson plots a mysterious return

WTOP News 8/5 6:57A Jeff Clabaugh
Whitlow s on Wilson is closing, but plans to relocate. (Courtesy Google Street View) Longtime Arlington, Virginia, bar, billiards and music venue Whitlow s on Wilson has teased its return, this time...

Feds seek 8-year prison term for officer who stormed Capitol

WTOP News 8/5 5:08A wtopstaff
Federal prosecutors are recommending an eight-year prison sentence for an off-duty Virginia police officer who was convicted by a jury of storming the U.S. Capitol to obstruct Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s 2020 electoral victory....
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