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A business in Baltimore is offering Jesus Christ bail bonds. Some people find their commercial funny while other think they are trying to profit off the name of Jesus.

From USA Today Outgoing Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine hosted his last call-in radio show this morning and greeted a guest who employed a surprise moniker: “Barry from DC.” Turned out to be none other than Pennsylvania Avenue resident Barack Obama. “Barry” dialed in to “Ask The Governor” to pay tribute to the man he almost […]

From the Washington City Paper: According to an eyewitness, a D.C. Police detective (pictured above with gun) went nuts after kids pelted his Hummer with snowballs at 14th and U Streets NW over the weekend. The veteran detective got out of his car and eventually grabbed for his gun, displaying it to the crowd. He […]

WASHINGTON — The City Council voted Tuesday to legalize gay marriage, giving supporters a victory after a string of recent defeats elsewhere and sending the issue to Congress, which has final say over laws in the nation’s capital. Mayor Adrian Fenty has promised to sign the bill, which passed 11-2, and gay couples could begin […]

WASHINGTON – A 29-year-old homeless woman has given birth to a baby girl after, police said, she was befriended by a Maryland woman who held her captive for several days and tried to cut the baby from her womb. Officer Michelle Reedy, a spokeswoman for Prince George’s County police, said 40-year-old Veronica Deramous of Suitland, […]

Via WJZ The jury in the public corruption trial of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon has found her guilty on count 4. Mary Bubala reports Dixon was acquitted of three other charges on Tuesday, including felony theft. But the conviction of fraudulent misappropriation by a fiduciary could force her from office. “The city will still continue […]

No one wants to think about being attacked – but it happens. An estimated 1.9 million women in America are physically assaulted each year. What can you do to protect yourself? Be prepared. What is self-defense? Self-defense is about protecting your personal space and preventing people from hurting you. It involves preventing or surviving aggressive […]

The latest figures from Nielsen have children’s TV usage at an eight-year high. Children’s health advocates warn of adverse effects. Reporting from New York – More than an entire day — that’s how long children sit in front of the television in an average week, according to new findings released Monday by Nielsen. The amount […]