The pollen vortex: GWU doctor tells how to combat allergies

Spring is in bloom and that means many have started to feel its effects- both the pleasant and the unpleasant. The 2014 allergy season has been dubbed, "the pollen vortex,"  so NewsChannel8 asked Dr. Dipa Sheth, an allergist with George...

Sharp elbows in Republican primaries in Va.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - There's been no free path to potential victory for Barbara Comstock as she tries to win the Republican primary contest next Saturday for the 10th Congressional District in northern Virginia. The front runner has the blessing of

Obamas celebrate Easter with Northwest DC baptist church

The Obama family is celebrating Easter with the congregants of Nineteenth Street Baptist Church in Northwest Washington, D.C., ABC News reported. The motorcade carrying the president and his family left the White House around 10 a.m., according to Was...

Investigators release ID of MPD officer found dead

A man found dead in Southeast D.C. on Saturday has been identified as 56-year-old Johnny Jones. His body was discovered inside an apartment in the 2600 block of Martin Luther King Avenue, Southeast on Saturday afternoon, according to a press release

D.C. Police search for missing 14-year-old girl

Washington, D.C.-Police are looking for a missing 14-year-old girl who hasn’t been seen since Friday. Sincere Stewart is described as a black female standing 5’3” tall and weighing about 160 pounds. She has black, braided hair and...

D.C. Forecast: Partly sunny & seasonably mild through Easter Monday

This Afternoon:Mostly Sunny, Seasonably Mild, Breezy Highs: 63-70 Wind: NE 10-15/G 20 mph Tonight:Mostly Clear & Cool Lows: 39-47 Wind: NE 5-10 mph Monday:Sunny & Milder Highs: 66-72 Wind: NE 5-10 mph It's looking good for the annual Easter E...

Prince George’s County police search for missing 46-year-old woman

Police are searching for a missing Prince George’s County woman who hasn’t been seen since early Saturday morning. Forty-six-year-old Toni Philanda Wilkerson of the 900 block of Lakeshore Drive in Mitchellville was last seen at 6 a.m., Pri...

Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Beautiful Easter Sunday, storms possible by Tuesday

Overnight:Mainly Clear and Chilly Lows: 38°-45° Wind: Northeast 5-10 mph Sunday:Partly Cloudy and Comfortable Highs: 60°-65° Sunrise: 6:35 a.m. Monday:Mostly Sunny and Warm Highs: near 70...

U.S. drone in Yemen kills at least 9 al-Qaida members, 3 civilians

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, as part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror netwo...

More bodies found inside sunken South Korean ferry by divers

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South Korea, pushing the confirmed death toll to 46, officials said Sunday. The discovery came after rescuers finally gained access to the inside of