Food and Friends provides Thanksgiving meal for hundreds of chronically ill patients

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – One local non-profit helped provide a Thanksgiving meal on Thursday for several thousand people in need. More than 700 volunteers and staff at Food and Friends prepared and organized a full meal for people like breast cancer p...

Only on 7: Prince George’s County teacher reunites with her Thanksgiving heroes who saved her life

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJLA) – Brittney Carlson has waited years to give thanks to man who saved her life three years on Thanksgiving. To Carlson, Andre Matlock is an angel on earth. “See I can run now, stand—all thanks to you,” s...

Woodson prevails over Ballou in 2014 Turkey Bowl

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – This year’s D.C. Turkey Bowl was anything but boring. It was a tight game between perennial champs Woodson Warriors and the Ballou Knights, but Woodson prevailed again, beating the Knights 16-12. For many, the Turkey B...

Residents camp out, line up for Thanksgiving Day holiday deals

FAIRFAX, Va. (WJLA) – It’s the kind of camping trip where the sweetness comes not from smores, but from deals.

From Best Buy to Target, hundreds of shoppers waited all day to guarantee a good price on anything from tech to

D.C. restaurants offer alternative cooking methods for Thanksgiving dinner

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Not everyone did their own cooking on Thanksgiving Day. Some residents chose to go with an alternative method of cooking for their turkey feast. Employees at Medium Rare restaurant in D.C. spent most of Thanksgiving frying tur...

Local gyms stay open on Thanksgiving, Black Friday

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Not everyone was stand around waiting for a deal on Thanskgiving. Thanksgiving for many means packing on the pounds by feasting on turkey and plenty of sides, but some people chose to burn a few calories instead

3 men caught on camera burglarizing NW D.C. apartment

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Thousands of dollars worth of valuables were stolen from a D.C. apartment this week and it was all caught on video. The burglary happened around noon on Wednesday in the 1100 block of Euclid Ave. in northwest D.C. In

D.C. Olympic bid touts ‘unity’ over dysfunction

WASHINGTON (AP) - Place your hands together in just the right way, with thumbs overlapping and the other fingers pointing to the sky, and you've created the symbol for 2024 Olympics in the nation's capital.

It's supposed to be a "U''

Kmart, Macy’s and more to open on Thanksgiving Day ahead of Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP/WJLA) – To the delight of some and consternation of others, it's increasingly become commonplace to see stores open on Thanksgiving, as retailers try to entice shoppers inside and kick off the holiday shopping season a day earlier

Masked gunman critically injures 1 in shooting at Md. apartment complex

COLUMBIA, Md. (WJLA) - A man was critically injured in a shooting in Howard County Thursday afternoon. A person knocked on the door of an apartment in the 5800 block of Stevens Forest Rd. in Columbia, Maryland around 12:27 p.m. A woman