Arlington, Alexandria report lowest unemployment rates in Virginia in June

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The city of Lexington had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in June. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 11.4 percent. That's up from 10.4 percent in May and down from

Wayne Reynolds, D.C. philanthropist, presents alternative plan in court to save Corcoran Gallery

WASHINGTON (AP) - Wayne Reynolds, a leading Washington philanthropist, laid out an alternative plan in court hearings this week to save one of the nation's oldest museums and its college as a judge considers whether to break up the nearly

Congress races to wrap up legislation for veterans, transportation on last day before summer break

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break. Deep divisions cast doubt on any resolution to the surge

A guide to RGIII having a successful season for the Redskins

The Redskins can talk all they want about having one of the NFL’s top receiving corps, but this upcoming season all comes down to quarterback Robert Griffin III. In 2012, Griffin was rookie of the year and the Redskins won

Satanists use Hobby Lobby decision to play devil’s advocate

NEW YORK (ABC News) - A group of Satanists are using the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision to promote their own political initiatives -- which are the polar opposite of the Christian craft store giant. The Supreme Court ruling allows

Police search for 3 men in Hyattsville, Md. double-shooting that injured teens

HYATTSVILLE, Md. (WJLA) – The Hyattsville City Police Department late Wednesday sought the public’s help in identifying and finding three men involved in a double-shooting that injured two teenage boys earlier in the evening. Police said t...

Harris? Heroes: Excel Academy uses global approach to learning

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – School leaders at Excel Academy, the first all-girls public charter school in the District, are taking on a special mission to encourage healthier lifestyles through a global approach. Excel Academy students are used to getti...

Gausman sharp as Orioles beat Angels 4-3

BALTIMORE (AP) - Kevin Gausman pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Adam Jones homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Wednesday night for their seventh win in nine games. Gausman (5-3) retired the first 14 batters

I-Team investigates local tour bus driver caught using iPad behind the wheel

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) – After the ABC 7 News I-Team broke the story of a local tour bus driver using his iPad behind the wheel, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is now investigating the incident that a passenger caught

I-Team investigates local tour bus driver caught using iPad behind the wheel

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) – After the ABC 7 News I-Team broke the story of a local tour bus driver using his iPad behind the wheel, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is now investigating the incident that a passenger caught