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Entries by Arin Greenwood from 03/2013

Donations Accepted for Wounded Alexandria Police Officer

Posted 03.01.2013 | DC
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The Alexandria Police Department has set up a donation center through the Alexandria Police Association on behalf of the family of Officer Peter Laboy...

Horse Wanders Through Living Room In Listing Photo For $6 Million Virginia Horse Farm

Posted 03.01.2013 | DC

Dogs and cats in real estate photos have gotten to be adorably commonplace. But horses roaming around inside the house? Definitely not common enough. ...

'East Coast Rapist' Aaron Thomas Sentenced To Three Life Terms In Prison For Raping Virginia Trick-Or-Treaters

Posted 03.02.2013 | DC

MANASSAS, Va. -- A Connecticut man accused of being the "East Coast Rapist" in a series of assaults over more than a decade from Rhode Island to Virgi...

Sexquestration: D.C.-Area Craigslisters Make Lemonade Out Of The Lemons That Are Sequester

Posted 03.03.2013 | DC

Like dollar stores thriving during the recession, the sequester could prove a boon for D.C.-area daters. As one Craigslister put it, now's the tim...

Lindsay Lohan's Former Assistant Hates D.C., New York Times Report Claims

Posted 03.04.2013 | DC

The New York Times' weekend edition painted a perfectly dismal picture of life in and around the nation's capital, partly to do with sequester and par...

D.C. Commute: Census Bureau Shows Washington Has Country's Second-Longest Commute, After New York

Posted 03.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Guess who doesn't have the country's worst commute? D.C. may have the country's worst traffic. But according to new Census Bureau da...

Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria's Mardi Growl: Music, Dancing And Howlicanes, To Help Homeless Animals

Posted 03.05.2013 | DC

If you like parties, and you like animals, you'll want to come to the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria's Mardi Growl celebration this Friday. O...

Federal Budget Cuts Hit D.C. Region Especially Hard

Posted 03.06.2013 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. — To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is ...

D.C. Panda In The Snow: The National Zoo Makes Snowquester Adorable (PHOTO)

Posted 03.06.2013 | DC

When the National Zoo announced they were going to be closed on March 6, they tweeted out a photo that made hearts, if not snow, melt: Due to incl...

FBI Headquarters Relocation: Request For Ideas About New FBI HQ Gets Big Response From Developers

Posted 03.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- General Services Administration officials said Wednesday they had received nearly three dozen responses to a request for ideas about a n...

Versailles Of Virginia: $45 Million Palace To Be Built On Ted Kennedy's 6.5 Acre Estate (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.07.2013 | DC

A gigantic mansion fit for a queen, or a lawsuit, is getting its second story. With a Kennedy. Last we heard, litigious neighbors had derailed plan...

Washington Monument Repairs Begin With Construction Of Scaffolding

Posted 03.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Workers have started building scaffolding around the 555-foot-tall Washington Monument to make repairs to stonework damaged in a 2011 ea...

Maryland Death Penalty Repeal: State Senate Votes To Abolish Executions

Posted 03.07.2013 | DC

The Maryland Senate voted Wednesday to make Maryland the 18th state to abolish the death penalty, putting Gov. Martin O'Malley one step closer to a si...

Unidentified Civil War Sailors From USS Monitor Get Burial At Arlington National Cemetery

Posted 03.08.2013 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. — More than 150 years after the USS Monitor sank off North Carolina during the Civil War, two unknown crewmen found in the ironcl...

Athalyn Rose Virgin Mary Painting: Mysterious Artwork Goes On Display At Maryland Institute College Of Art

Posted 03.08.2013 | DC

Virginia artist Athalyn Rose says she did not have this particular thing in mind when she asked for a miracle in 1998. "What I was hoping for was p...

Sen. Warner Takes Part In Proposal On Twitter

Posted 03.08.2013 | DC
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U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) recorded an assist on Twitter Thursday, facilitating Brett Wanamaker’s marriage proposal to Beth Adelson, the senator...

D.C. Cocktails: Jardenea's Cheese Cocktail, And Five Other Places To Enjoy A Drink

Posted 03.08.2013 | DC

Lots has been written about Jardenea's farm-to-table menu and the restaurant's friendly chef, Nate Lindsay. Not enough attention has been paid, in ...

Maryland Nike Air Max Theft: Jesse Jordan Scrivner Brandishes Gun In Marley Station Mall Parking Lot, Leaves Victim Shoeless

Posted 03.10.2013 | DC

A man was left shoeless after a gun-toting robber forced him to hand over his Nike Air Max sneakers in the parking lot of an Anne Arundel County mall,...

George Lundskow Sex Sting: Maryland Journalist Tried To Meet Undercover Agent Posing As 14-Year-Old GIrl

Posted 03.10.2013 | DC

The head of online news at the Annapolis Capital Gazette has been arrested after investigators in Pennsylvania said he tried to meet for sex with an u...

Maryland Pit Bull Bill Compromise Falls Apart In General Assembly

Posted 03.10.2013 | DC

A compromise in the General Assembly over legislation to undo a court ruling that declared pit bulls inherently dangerous has unraveled, turning what ...

Maryland Medical Marijuana: O'Malley Administration Withdraws Opposition To Bill

Posted 03.10.2013 | DC

Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration withdrew its opposition to legislation allowing doctors and nurses to dispense medical marijuana to patients thr...

Pop Tart Gun Bill: Josh Welch School Suspension Leads Maryland Legislator To Introduce The 'Reasonable School Discipline Act of 2013' (UPDATED)

Posted 03.11.2013 | DC

About a week ago, 7-year-old Josh Welch was suspended from his Maryland school for two days after biting a Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun. "It w...

Drive-By Shooting In Northwest D.C. Injures 11, Police Release Surveillance Video (VIDEO)

Posted 03.11.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — D.C. police say 11 people have been wounded in a drive-by shooting outside an apartment complex in northwest Washington. Police sa...

Svetlana Pankratova, Woman With The World's Longest Legs, Has A Surprise Neighbor In Northern Virginia

Posted 03.11.2013 | DC

Northern Virginia is, it increasingly appears, rich in genetically-gifted world record-holders. Arlingtonian Annie Hawkins-Turner -- her stage name...

Maryland Nuclear Reactors: Calvert Cliffs Will Not Get Third Reactor, Says The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Posted 03.12.2013 | DC

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission upheld a decision Monday preventing a French company from building a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclea...