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Saturday, September 22, 2018

UPDATED: Four Alarm Fire at Arthur Capper Apartments

UPDATED: The blaze has been upgraded from a two-alarm to a four-alarm fire. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (DC FEMS) was on the scene...

Allen Introduces Bill to Detect, Protect from Lead

On Tuesday, September 18, Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6-D) introduced a bill that protects District residents by strengthening laws around lead-based paint in rental...

ANC 6B to Continue Monthly Meeting Sept. 26

At 6 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6B will continue the meeting of the full commission that began Tuesday, September 11. The...

Presidential Alert Test Message Postponed to Oct. 3

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System...

Arlington Memorial Bridge Closed Weekend of Sept 21

The National Park Service (NPS) reports that weather permitting, all six lanes and both sidewalks of Arlington Memorial Bridge will be closed from 7...

Bowser Rescinds State of Emergency

As Hurricane Florence is projected to have a diminished effect in the District, Mayor Muriel Bowser has rescinded her state of emergency declaration, effective...

Hill Parents Challenge Legality of Chancellor Panel

On Friday, September 14, DC Superior Court will hear a preliminary injunction on a case that challenges the legality of the panel established by...

Localized Flooding Most Likely Consequence of Florence

As Hurricane Florence moves towards a landfall somewhere near the border of the Carolinas, it is decreasing in intensity but increasing in size. The...

Fight Rats With DOH Citizen-Assisted Reporting

At the September 11th meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6B, Department of Health (DOH) Program Manager for Rodent and Vector Control Gerard Brown...

Police Look for Leads in Southwest Shooting

On September 11 at approximately 9:20 p.m. officers from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District went to the 1500 block of First Street...