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Art Thief Busted Seeking Presidential Pardon In Stolen Car, Cops Say

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.19.2017 | Crime

A convicted art thief’s last-ditch attempt to request a presidential pardon from the Obama administration landed him behind bars, authorities said. ...

Animal Control Removes Giant Snake Found Chilling In Toilet Bowl

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 01.05.2017 | Weird News

Splish, splash, this snake was taking a toilet bath. Animal control officers in Virginia successfully removed a five-foot yellow anaconda from a bathr...

We Need to Stop Burning Our Furniture to Keep Warm

Jonathan Aberman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Aberman

Government investment in technology is caught up in the spider web of sequestration and budgetary posturing. It is essential that all of us communicate to our political leaders that we expect them to make intelligent decisions.

Is This The Most Awesome Camp Ever?

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.16.2013 | DC

The only thing better than this might be Space Camp. And that's still a maybe. Helping to add some diversity to the testosterone laden world of fir...

Plastic Bottle Ban Alternative?

Posted 01.04.2013 | DC

Would you drink less bottled water if you knew the facts about its production and impact on the environment? One local Virginia official hopes his "p...

Molotov Cocktail Food Court Suspect Is Uncooperative

Posted 10.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The man suspected of throwing a Molotov cocktail into an Arlington, Va., shopping mall food court on Thursday is facing federal arson ch...

Arlington County Police: We Don't Use A Quota System

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- What's going on in Arlington County? On Monday, WUSA-TV reported that it had obtained an Arlington County Police Department memo detaili...

State's Voters Differ On Limited Field

Huntington-BelleHaven Patch | Mary Ann Barton | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

In the states holding a Republican presidential primary on Super Tuesday, voters will choose among four candidates. But in Virginia, only two names wi...

Problematic Arlington Intersection To Be Revamped By 2014

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists who've ever been frustrated by the confusing and harrowing intersection at Washington, Wilson and Cl...

Artomatic Is Coming Back!

Posted 01.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's been too long -- three years -- since D.C. had its last Artomatic. And now it's back! This year's festival will be from May 18 ...

Morbid Job Ad: Arlington Seeks Company To 'Dump Bodies'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Need a job? Arlington County has an opening, but you may not want it. The Washington Business Journal's Michael Neibauer recently notice...

Rachel Tepper

Bikeshare Officials Explore Corporate Sponsorship Options | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Capital Bikeshare is now moving forward with making the corporate sponsorship plan that was being considered in the fall a reality. T...

In Local Races, Democrats Fare Well In Arlington, Fairfax

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While all eyes watching the final results in the Virginia Senate, voters in Northern Virginia decided a variety of local races at the po...

Arrest Made In Connection To I-66 Bomb Squad Investigation

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Arlington County Police on Friday announced the arrest of 61-year-old man apparently connected with the discovery of weapons parts and P...

2 Men Charged In Arlington Cooking Oil Theft

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Two men have been charged in connection to a cooking-oil theft after Arlington County police officers caught the duo siphoning waste...

Ray's Enterprise From Michael Landrum Expands In Arlington

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.22.2011 | DC

With just a few hours notice, Rays the Steaks restaurateur Michael Landrum opened his latest venture, steak-and-frites joint Ray's^3 on Wednesday nigh...

Rachel Tepper

Capital Bikeshare's Future: Corporate Sponsorship? | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Just as the city's pioneering bike-sharing program marked its one-year anniversary on Tuesday by recording its one-millionth trip, Capit...