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Police identify 16-year-old boy killed in Southeast DC shooting

WTOP News 11/27 8:07A Joshua Barlow
A teenager is dead and a person of interest is in custody following a shooting in Southeast D.C. on Saturday. The victim was identified by police on Sunday as 16-year-old Jakhi Snider, a Southeast D.C. resident. Officers responded for reports of...

Road rage suspect shoots Metrobus in Southeast DC

WTOP News 11/26 12:50P Hugh Garbrick
A Metrobus in Southeast D.C. was hit by gunfire near Southern Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue around 1 p.m., police told WTOP. The Metropolitan Police Department said a vehicle’s occupant unloaded their firearm in an act of road rage. The suspect...

Andean bear cubs born at the National Zoo

WTOP News 11/26 4:26A Luke Lukert
Move over Xiao Qi Ji! Come spring time you will be able to visit with the two newest bear cubs at the Smithsonian National Zoo in D.C. These multi-colored bears are not pandas though. They are...

Teen shot near annual Turkey Bowl in Northeast DC

WTOP News 11/24 1:33P Juan Herrera
A 15-year-old boy was shot in Northeast D.C. on Thursday afternoon during the annual Turkey Bowl championship football game at Eastern High School. D.C. Fire and EMS told WTOP they responded to a reported shooting around 1:25 p.m. in the 1600...

Theodore Roosevelt beats Dunbar for 2nd straight Turkey Bowl title

WTOP News 11/24 12:51P Rick Massimo
The Roosevelt Roughriders beat the Dunbar Crimson Tide, 26-18, in D.C. Public Schools’ annual Turkey Bowl championship game on Thanksgiving Day. It was the second win in a row for the Roughriders. “It’s hard to win once, so to win it back-to-back...

Local Rhodes scholars to study public policy, financial tech at Oxford

WTOP News 11/24 7:53A Alejandro Alvarez
Two Georgetown University students are among a group of nearly three dozen Americans selected for the prestigious Rhodes scholarships upcoming class. Atharv Gupta and Isabella Turilli will begin their graduate studies at the University of Oxford...

DC educators to receive 1st raises in 3 years under tentative deal

WTOP News 11/23 7:39A Scott Gelman
The Washington Teachers Union and D.C. leaders have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract that will give teachers a raise for the first time in three years. The union, which represents 5,000 D.C. Public Schools educators, was planning...

$50K reward offered after armed robbery at DC post office

WTOP News 11/23 5:08A Tadiwos Abedje
A $50,000 reward for information is being offered after an armed robbery at a D.C. post office Tuesday afternoon. The robbery happened at shortly after 2:30 p.m. on 600 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. More DC News More Local News   More Crime News  The...

DC tech startup creates path to 10,000 IT jobs across region

WTOP News 11/22 3:40P Melissa Howell
D.C. software company BuildWithin has been awarded the Apprenticeship Building America grant through a federal program aimed at creating more apprenticeship programs across the country. The company plans to create 10,000 apprenticeships for...
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