Georgia Avenue small businesses unhappy with D.C. government, Walmart

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Several small business owners along Georgia Avenue NW are unhappy. Nearly a year after Walmart opened across the street, they say they can't compete with the retail giant.

They're also frustrated with the District government; they want

Driver injured as teens mob, climb on top of Metro bus at Stadium Armory

WASHINGTON (WJLA) --- A chaotic scene unfolded at the Stadium Armory Metro stop Friday afternoon when a group of teenagers mobbed a bus - some even climbing onto the roof - after early dismissal from school. The bus driver suffered a

Beloved Snoopy, Charlie Brown Halloween decorations stolen from Fairfax neighborhood

FAIRFAX, Va. (WJLA) – Fairfax County Police say they've received around a dozen reports of thieves stealing Halloween decorations this year.

The Sully and Fair Oaks areas were among those hit by thieves, along with a number of homes in the

Walmart to kick off holiday shopping season day after Halloween

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

For the first time, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is offering free shipping on what it considers the season's top 100 hottest gifts,

UMD lacrosse player suspended, student assistant coach dismissed after assault charges

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJLA) - University of Maryland head men's lacrosse coach John Tillman announced on Friday that sophomore Matt Rambo was suspended indefinitely and Brian Cooper, a former student-athlete turned student coaching assistant, was dismissed from the team.

The pair

Consumer Alert: Online dating leads to shipping scam involvement

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Here's another good reason to be very cautious about any relationship that begins online. One woman was unknowingly lured into an illegal scheme by a man she met. Her involvement could have led to her arrest.

"I met

Consumer Alert: Be aware of Caller ID spoofing

FAIRFAX, Va. (WJLA) Frank, whose last name he prefers not to share since his identity has already been compromised recently started getting phone calls from angry people who complained about receiving hang-up calls from his number. People thought Fra...

Early voting up in Md. over last governor?s race as Brown, Hogan try to energize electorate

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Early voting turnout is up this year in Maryland compared with the last midterm election, and about 109,000 people cast ballots during the last two days of early voting, which ended Thursday night. The reason for the

Experts talk about critical Ebola missteps in the U.S.

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Since 2002, the U.S. government has given local health departments more than $9 billion tax dollars for emergency readiness. Billions more have gone to hospital preparedness and related efforts. So why has the U.S. Ebola response be...

D.C. police gain access to private surveillance cameras

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police in the District of Columbia are teaming up with a private security firm to dramatically increase the number of surveillance cameras available to investigators. Police Chief Cathy Lanier announced the partnership with Kastle Sy...