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Mayor unveils plan to close DC General homeless shelter - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — Winter is on the way and that means many families in our area will need shelter. Many of them may have no other choice but to be sheltered at D.C. General, a place many people believe should be closed. On Tuesday, Mayor Vincent Gray unveiled a plan that could help to close D.C.

D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser works as housekeeper for a day - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser rolled up her sleeves and worked at the Marriott Marquee in Northwest as a housekeeper on Tuesday. The mayoral candidate worked alongside current housekeeper Juanita King of Southeast, who turned her life around. King was once addicted to drugs and served time in jail.

DC residents concerned about proposed expansion of Virginia Ave. - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — A neighborhood just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol is up in arms over the construction of a larger train tunnel in their neighborhood. Their frustrations have reached such a level that a special D.C. Council meeting was held Tuesday during the council's summer recess.

Police canvassing Laurel neighborhood for new info on murder of - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — Prince George's County police are canvassing a Laurel neighborhood along with passing out flyers to residents in an attempt to find new information on who killed a man and stuffed his body in trash bags at an apartment complex.

Amid 3-year-old's death, leaders call for end to domestic violen - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — Amid 3-year-old's death, leaders call for end to domestic violence Posted: Monday, August 18, 2014 4:46 PM EDT Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014 6:03 PM EDT The murder of the young girl in Prince George's County left many shaken.

Parents attempting to raise money to rebuild playground burned d - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — Who would do such a thing? That is what parents at Imagine Lincoln Public Charter School in Prince George's County are saying after someone burned down their playground. Now the younger kids don't have anywhere to play and the school's parents are hoping for help to rebuild.

Actor Anwan Glover talks with FOX 5 after DC nightclub stabbing - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — Actor Anwan Glover is speaking exclusively to FOX 5 just days after he was stabbed at a D.C. nightclub. Glover, who lives in the area in Maryland, is known for his roles on HBO's "The Wire," and more recently, in the film "12 Years a Slave."

DC streetcar operator training underway - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — If you took H Street to work Monday morning, you may have noticed something new on the road -- streetcars. Training began today for the operators and it also gave officials a good idea of the problems that might come when the streetcars are put into service.

DC considering options on handgun ban ruling during 90-day stay - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — DC considering options on handgun ban ruling during 90-day stay Posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:30 PM EDT Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:30 PM EDT WASHINGTON - The clock is ticking as D.C. leaders have 90 days to come up with a plan to defend its handgun ban.

DC mayor signs bill banning Styrofoam - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — DC mayor signs bill banning Styrofoam Posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:48 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:43 PM EDT WASHINGTON - That Styrofoam food container you may get your lunch in will soon be illegal in the District. Mayor Vincent Gray signed legislation on Tuesday that will prohibit the distribution of the containers starting in 2016.
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Oct 22, 2014

@BethParkerFox5 WOW! I'm hoping to get mine before iPhone 7 is released.

Oct 21, 2014

Must see: After her mother's battle with breast cancer, @Fox5Shawn shares her journey of getting a mammogram…

Oct 20, 2014

Early voting underway in DC. Took me only 4 minutes. Go vote!

Oct 20, 2014

Democrats for David Catania rally begins on the first day of early voting

Oct 20, 2014

RT @MurielBowser: Thanks for coming out to early voting and talking about the issues that matter to DC! @mattacklandfox5 #DCision14

Oct 19, 2014

My co-anchor has a new crush. "He's so cute" @maureenumehfox5 @coltmccoy

Oct 19, 2014

Hope you had a great weekend! Lots of news tonight at 10. Gwen says it will be a chilly Monday morning.

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