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Showing: Ron English – “Delusionville” @ Allouche Gallery

Returning to Allouche Gallery for another showing (see 2016), Ron English (featured) recently unveiled a selection of work from the last three years for his fans in New York. Delusionville features the locally-based artist’s pop culture infused imagery with iconic characters like the “Baby Hulk” and “MC Supersized”, oftentimes with references to art history. Additionally, the exhibition features a […]

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Motorcyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

A 25-year-old motorcyclist was killed by a hit-and-run driver in a box truck early Sunday morning on the 110 freeway in South LA. The California Highway Patrol is searching for multiple vehicles involved in the incident. The crash occurred when the truck changed lanes into the path of the motorcyclist, who was then thrown from […]

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‘It’s Academic’ begins 58th year

WASHINGTON — A D.C. area Saturday morning tradition continues it’s 58th year. “It’s Academic” has been challenging the smarts of local high school students since 1961. It was hailed the longest running TV quiz show by Guinness World Records in 2003, and has had former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer […]

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Thousands gather, stream along H Street for annual arts festival

WASHINGTON — It was postponed in September because of the severe weather Hurricane Florence was expected to bring to the area, but the one-day H Street Festival had the area teeming with life on Saturday. Folks streamed through the H Street Corridor, walking lanes on that usually usher cars and over rails that guide street […]

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Hurricane Michael death toll climbs to 18 with new victim reported in Virginia

By Ray Sanchez and Nicole Chavez, CNN (CNN) — Hurricane Michael’s death toll climbed to 18 Saturday, after another victim was discovered in Virginia. Fears were mounting for those who did not heed evacuation orders before Hurricane Michael bulldozed large swaths of Florida’s Panhandle, and residents in the hardest-hit areas grew increasingly desperate for provisions. […]

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National Law Enforcement Museum hopes to encourage dialogue, education

WASHINGTON — Saturday marks the grand opening of the National Law Enforcement Museum in the District. The celebrations kicked off with free activities for the community, including the Run For the Badge 5K, as visitors poured in to explore and engage with 12 new exhibits. Saturday’s grand opening of the museum in Judiciary Square has […]

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PHOTOS: Hundreds help clean up Anacostia River’s Kingman Island

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of volunteers with the Ocean Conservancy were rolling up their sleeves and picking up “endless amounts” of trash from Kingman Island. It sits in the middle of the Anacostia River, underneath bridges that take traffic across Benning Road and East Capitol Street. Kingman Island also picks up a lot of trash. “I […]

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Growing concerns of cuts coming to Metrobus service

WASHINGTON — Concerns are mounting that a continuing decline in ridership could lead Metro to slash bus service. Instead of boosting bus lanes and other improvements all across the region, several people involved in the analysis for Metro’s Bus Transformation Project are concerned Metro may simply use it as cover to significantly cut Metrobus service […]

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Photos of the week: Oct. 6-13

Here are photos from stories that happened last week. Scroll through to see if you’ve missed any. The Associated Press contributed to this gallery. Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to engage in conversation about this article and others. © 2018 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users […]

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Suitland man arrested for death of cyclist in DC last month

WASHINGTON – The search is over for the driver of a sedan D.C. police say struck and killed a cyclist in downtown D.C. last month. Police arrested 20-year-old Phillip Peoples of Suitland, Maryland, on Friday and charged him with second degree murder in the Sept. 24 hit-and-run crash. A D.C. Superior Court judge ordered Peoples […]

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