“You take the cards that are dealt you and you play them.” A 91-year-old woman who has wanted to see D.C.’s beautiful cherry blossom trees for decades missed peak bloom, but explained why her trip…
Five days after a shooting that stole the life of their classmate, students at a Maryland high school gathered to remember 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey.Photo Credit: NBC Washington
A plane going from Toronto to D.C. had to make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport on Sunday.Photo Credit: David Brown This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Air-Canada-Flight-Makes-Emergency-Landing-at-Dulles-477877013.html’>Click here to open the story in your web browser.
Tiny buds on Washington, D.C.’s cherry blossom trees still haven’t bloomed, but that isn’t stopping thousands from celebrating the start of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.Photo Credit: Darcy Spencer/NBC Washington
In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. Saturday against gun violence, vowing to transform fear and grief into a…Photo Credit: Getty Images
One man was killed and a woman was critically injured in a shooting in Southeast hours after Mayor Muriel Bowser led a group of D.C. residents to an anti-gun rally.
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In an emotional speech delivered before thousands of March for Our Lives protesters, student Zion Kelly remembered his brother, Zaire Kelly, who was shot and killed in Northeast D.C., and demanded D.C. This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Slain-DC-Students-Brother-Proposes-Better-Safety-Law-at-March-for-Our-Lives-477825603.html’>Click here to open the story in your web browser.