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  • Zip Trip: Purcellville

    Zip Trip: Purcellville

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:36:13 GMT
    Our latest FOX 5 Zip Trip took us to Purcellville, Virginia. The charming Loudoun County town is home to about 8,000 people.
    Our latest FOX 5 Zip Trip took us to Purcellville, Virginia. The charming Loudoun County town is home to about 8,000 people.

  • Zip Trip: Friendship Heights

    Zip Trip: Friendship Heights

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-07-11 15:59:49 GMT
    It didn't take us long to get to this FOX 5 Zip Trip destination...because it's in our neighborhood! Located in both northwest D.C. and southern Montgomery County, Maryland, Friendship Heights is truly a place you can live, work AND play-- and we showed you how. 
    It didn't take us long to get to this FOX 5 Zip Trip destination...because it's in our neighborhood! Located in both northwest D.C. and southern Montgomery County, Maryland, Friendship Heights is truly a place you can live, work AND play-- and we showed you how. 
  • Zip Trip: Occoquan

    Zip Trip: Occoquan

    Thursday, June 12 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-06-12 16:21:44 GMT
    This FOX 5 Zip Trip takes us to a town like no other-- in a place you might not even know existed!  Occoquan, Virginia is home to about 1,000 residents, along with many great shops, restaurants-- and the Occoquan Arts and Crafts Show!  We got a taste of all the town has to offer on FOX 5 News Morning and Good Day DC!
    This FOX 5 Zip Trip takes us to a town like no other-- in a place you might not even know existed!  Occoquan, Virginia is home to about 1,000 residents, along with many great shops, restaurants-- and the Occoquan Arts and Crafts Show!  We got a taste of all the town has to offer on FOX 5 News Morning and Good Day DC!
  • Fears rise for missing in South Korea ferry sinking

    Fears rise for missing in South Korea ferry sinking

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:56:41 GMT
    Strong currents and bad visibility hampered rescuers Thursday in the search for 289 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with cold water off the southern coast of South Korea, causing fury among families waiting for word of passengers who were mostly high school students.
    Strong currents and bad visibility hampered rescuers Thursday in the search for 289 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with cold water off the southern coast of South Korea, causing fury among families waiting for word of passengers who were mostly high school students.
  • The Fitz File: April 16, 2014

    The Fitz File: April 16, 2014

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:31:01 GMT
    Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year. GANSLER: ELIMINATE PROSECUTORS - Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler is proposing to eliminate the state
    Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year. GANSLER ELIMINATE PROSECUTORS - Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler is proposing to eliminate the state prosecutor's office, the independent agency that secured a string of high-profile political convictions. Gansler is running for governor says it's "a holdover from the Watergate era" that o
  • Wawa convenience stores mark 50th anniversary

    Wawa convenience stores mark 50th anniversary

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:29:57 GMT
    Wawa convenience stores are celebrating the company's 50th anniversary, but customers will be getting the gifts.
    Wawa convenience stores are celebrating the company's 50th anniversary, but customers will be getting the gifts.
  • Hard Rock Cafe offers free tax day meal if you sing

    Hard Rock Cafe offers free tax day meal if you sing

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:10:18 GMT
    The Hard Rock Cafe is cutting Americans a Tax Day break by offering them a free meal if they pick up the mic!FOX 5’s Annie Yu and Kevin McCarthy joined us from the Hard Rock Cafe Washington, DC with a preview!
    The Hard Rock Cafe is cutting Americans a Tax Day break by offering them a free meal if they pick up the mic!FOX 5’s Annie Yu and Kevin McCarthy joined us from the Hard Rock Cafe Washington, DC with a preview!
  • Artist Demont "Peekaso" Pinder paints the FOX 5 studio

    Artist Demont "Peekaso" Pinder paints the FOX 5 studio

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:38:34 GMT
    Hip-Hop and RB artist Demont "Peekaso" Pinder visited the FOX 5 studio and graced one of the walls with a colorful and unique mural of D.C.
    Hip-Hop and RB artist Demont "Peekaso" Pinder visited the FOX 5 studio and graced one of the walls with a colorful and unique mural of D.C.
  • William Shatner chats with FOX 5 about new one-man show “Shatner’s World”

    William Shatner chats with FOX 5 about new one-man show “Shatner’s World”

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:30:39 GMT
    It’s Shatner’s world and we’re all just living in it. The actor appeared on Fox and Friends this morning (and on FOX 5's Good Day DC -PLAY VIDEO ABOVE) to discuss his one-man show called, you guessed it, “Shatner’s World.” The show takes audiences through Shatner’s path from classically trained Shakespearean actor to a cultural icon. Shatner took the critically acclaimed Broadway show on tour across America. Now, people can watch the live event in movie theaters on April 24. “It is filled wi...
    It’s Shatner’s world and we’re all just living in it. The actor appeared on Fox and Friends this morning (and on FOX 5's Good Day DC -PLAY VIDEO ABOVE) to discuss his one-man show called, you guessed it, “Shatner’s World.” The show takes audiences through Shatner’s path from classically trained Shakespearean actor to a cultural icon. Shatner took the critically acclaimed Broadway show on tour across America. Now, people can watch the live event in movie theaters on April 24. “It is filled wi...
  • The Fitz File: April 15, 2014

    The Fitz File: April 15, 2014

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:31:10 GMT
    Today is Tuesday, April 15, the 105th day of 2014. There are 260 days left in the year. YOUR TAX DOLLAR EXPLAINED - It's "Christmas" on Constitution Avenue N.W. for the IRS here in Washington. So umm,
    Today is Tuesday, April 15, the 105th day of 2014. There are 260 days left in the year. YOUR TAX DOLLAR EXPLAINED - It's "Christmas" on Constitution Avenue N.W. for the IRS here in Washington. So umm, Happy April 15th? You pay your taxes and you assume it's going to schools, the military and essential services in your life. Well it turns out when you break it down entitlements like Medicare
  • Catfish recipe from Chef David Stein of Tony and Joe's Seafood Place

    Catfish recipe from Chef David Stein of Tony and Joe's Seafood Place

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:36:38 GMT
    Catfish recipe from Chef David Stein of Tony and Joe's Seafood Place in Georgetown.
    Catfish recipe from Chef David Stein of Tony and Joe's Seafood Place in Georgetown.
  • The Fitz File: April 14, 2014

    The Fitz File: April 14, 2014

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:22:10 GMT
    Today is Monday, April 14, the 104th day of 2014. There are 261 days left in the year. The Jewish holiday Passover begins at sunset. NSA HEARTBLEED? More accusations being are thrown at the National Security
    Today is Monday, April 14, the 104th day of 2014. There are 261 days left in the year. The Jewish holiday Passover begins at sunset. NSA HEARTBLEED? More accusations being are thrown at the National Security Agency in Ft Meade, Maryland. Did the NSA know about the Heartbleed internet security bug for 2 years not say anything because it's been using it to gain access to computers? A new repo
  • Crowds expected over weekend as cherry blossoms reach peak bloom

    Crowds expected over weekend as cherry blossoms reach peak bloom

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-04-11 09:56:29 GMT
    Washington's famous cherry blossom trees reached peak bloom Thursday, just in time to provide a colorful finale to the city's spring festival, the National Park Service said. Park officials had predicted the peak bloom would arrive between April 8 and April 12, and they bloomed on target.
    Washington's famous cherry blossom trees reached peak bloom Thursday, just in time to provide a colorful finale to the city's spring festival, the National Park Service said. Park officials had predicted the peak bloom would arrive between April 8 and April 12, and they bloomed on target.
  • National Siblings Day greetings from FOX 5 anchors

    National Siblings Day greetings from FOX 5 anchors

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:59 AM EDT2014-04-10 09:59:40 GMT
    The anchors at FOX 5 send greeting to their siblings on National Siblings Day!
    The anchors at FOX 5 send greeting to their siblings on National Siblings Day!
  • FOX 5 expands 'Good Day DC,' adds Saturday morning news

    FOX 5 expands 'Good Day DC,' adds Saturday morning news

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:51:02 GMT
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    FOX 5 will add eight hours of news per week to its local lineup, including an extra hour of Good Day D.C. every weekday and FOX 5 News Morning Sunday, and a two-hour Saturday morning newscast. 
    FOX 5 will add eight hours of news per week to its local lineup, including an extra hour of Good Day D.C. every weekday and FOX 5 News Morning Sunday, and a two-hour Saturday morning newscast. 
  • Cherry blossom trees coming into peak bloom

    Cherry blossom trees coming into peak bloom

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:05:13 GMT
    The beautiful cherry blossom trees around the Tidal Basin are coming into peak bloom. FOX 5 wants to see your cherry blossom pictures!
    The beautiful cherry blossom trees around the Tidal Basin are coming into peak bloom. FOX 5 wants to see your cherry blossom pictures!
  • See birds of prey at the Raptor Rules Festival

    See birds of prey at the Raptor Rules Festival

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:10:14 GMT
    Imagine getting to see hawks, eagles and other birds of prey up close! FOX 5s Annie Yu says mark your calendars now - the Raptor Rules Festival in Rockville will be an amazing experience.
    Imagine getting to see hawks, eagles and other birds of prey up close! FOX 5s Annie Yu says mark your calendars now - the Raptor Rules Festival in Rockville will be an amazing experience.
  • The Fitz File: April 8, 2014

    The Fitz File: April 8, 2014

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-04-08 14:25:53 GMT
    Today is Tuesday, April 8, the 98th day of 2014. There are 267 days left in the year. HOLDER MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION - 10:00 a.m. Is U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder about to make an announcement
    Today is Tuesday, April 8, the 98th day of 2014. There are 267 days left in the year. HOLDER MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION - 1000 a.m. Is U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder about to make an announcement on Justice Department policy regarding marijuana decriminalization and legalization? Just yesterday Maryland lawmakers voted to make pot possession a civil crime. Today Holder will testify bef
  • New exhibit features mementos from Boston Marathon bombing memorial

    New exhibit features mementos from Boston Marathon bombing memorial

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:37 AM EDT2014-04-08 09:37:10 GMT
    From the survivors, to Bostonians, to those who watched the carnage of the Boston Marathon bombing on televisions around the world, people sought a way to show their support for the victims and the city of Boston. Mail poured in from across the globe. A memorial grew in the city's Copley Square, just past the finish line. People left heartfelt notes of sympathy and shared grief. Hundreds of running shoes were hung in tribute. Stuffed animals, hats and t-shirts surrounded a group o...
    From the survivors, to Bostonians, to those who watched the carnage of the Boston Marathon bombing on televisions around the world, people sought a way to show their support for the victims and the city of Boston. Mail poured in from across the globe. A memorial grew in the city's Copley Square, just past the finish line. People left heartfelt notes of sympathy and shared grief. Hundreds of running shoes were hung in tribute. Stuffed animals, hats and t-shirts surrounded a group o...
  • The Fitz File: April 7, 2014

    The Fitz File: April 7, 2014

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:39 AM EDT2014-04-07 12:39:56 GMT
    Today is Monday, April 7, the 97th day of 2014. There are 268 days left in the year. MARYLAND MARIJUANA - Today's the last day of the Maryland General Assembly and are expected to decriminalize marijuana
    Today is Monday, April 7, the 97th day of 2014. There are 268 days left in the year. MARYLAND MARIJUANA - Today's the last day of the Maryland General Assembly and are expected to decriminalize marijuana today as the session comes to a close at midnight. The bill moved forward in the Senate and it's House passage is likely after compromises last week. The law will change possession of sma
  • Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

    Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-04-07 10:00:32 GMT
    Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: Let's put on a show! He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.
    Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: Let's put on a show! He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.
  • Hug A News Anchor Day on FOX 5

    Hug A News Anchor Day on FOX 5

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-04-04 15:21:09 GMT
    Friday is national Hug A News Anchor Day? FOX 5’s Wisdom Martin hit the streets to collect some hugs! You can give your favorite news anchor a hug too – head to our Facebook page and click LIKE to give a hug. COMMENT and tell us who your favorite FOX 5 anchor is!
    Friday is national Hug A News Anchor Day? FOX 5’s Wisdom Martin hit the streets to collect some hugs! You can give your favorite news anchor a hug too – head to our Facebook page and click LIKE to give a hug. COMMENT and tell us who your favorite FOX 5 anchor is!
  • The Fitz File: April 4, 2014

    The Fitz File: April 4, 2014

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-04-04 12:53:19 GMT
    Today is Friday, April 4, the 94th day of 2014. There are 271 days left in the year. MARYLAND TUNISA KIDNAPPING - 2:10 p.m. When President Obama meets Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa at the White
    Today is Friday, April 4, the 94th day of 2014. There are 271 days left in the year. MARYLAND TUNISA KIDNAPPING - 210 p.m. When President Obama meets Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa at the White Housetoday, A Maryland mother is hoping Obama will raise the subject if her two Prince George's County children who are caught in an international legal fight since they were taken there by the
  • Facebook post may have helped save girl's sight

    Facebook post may have helped save girl's sight

    Friday, April 4 2014 7:28 AM EDT2014-04-04 11:28:37 GMT
    A young girl was diagnosed with a rare eye condition after her mom posted her picture to Facebook. Tara Taylor posted a picture of her 3-year-old daughter Rylee to Facebook She put it up to show that Rylee had done her own hair. It got plenty of cute reaction - but two of Tara's friends went a bit further. They noticed Rylee’s left eye had a white circle in the middle of it. They commented to Tara, saying it was probably nothing but that she should get it looked a...
    A young girl was diagnosed with a rare eye condition after her mom posted her picture to Facebook. Tara Taylor posted a picture of her 3-year-old daughter Rylee to Facebook She put it up to show that Rylee had done her own hair. It got plenty of cute reaction - but two of Tara's friends went a bit further. They noticed Rylee’s left eye had a white circle in the middle of it. They commented to Tara, saying it was probably nothing but that she should get it looked a...
  • The Fitz File: April 3, 2013

    The Fitz File: April 3, 2013

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-04-03 13:08:55 GMT
    Today is Thursday, April 3, the 93rd day of 2014. There are 272 days left in the year. MILITARY REPORT ATTACK WARNING - The latest Fort Hood Shooting comes just 2 weeks after a Pentagon report on the
    Today is Thursday, April 3, the 93rd day of 2014. There are 272 days left in the year. MILITARY REPORT ATTACK WARNING - The latest Fort Hood Shooting comes just 2 weeks after a Pentagon report on the Washington Navy Yard shooting, warned the military had to tighten base security nationwide. The scathing report said military officials had done little to prepare for an "insider-attack" scenar
  • Autism Speaks leaders Ann Gibbons, Glen Finland share stories about caring for adults on the spectrum

    Autism Speaks leaders Ann Gibbons, Glen Finland share stories about caring for adults on the spectrum

    Thursday, April 3 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-04-03 12:14:15 GMT
    Anyone who cares for a loved one with Autism knows it is a year round challenge. On World Autism Awareness Day, FOX 5’s Bob Barnard spoke with two local leaders from Autism Speaks - Glen Finland and Ann Gibbons - who shared their stories about caring for adults with autism.
    Anyone who cares for a loved one with Autism knows it is a year round challenge. On World Autism Awareness Day, FOX 5’s Bob Barnard spoke with two local leaders from Autism Speaks - Glen Finland and Ann Gibbons - who shared their stories about caring for adults with autism.
  • The Fitz File: April 2, 2014

    The Fitz File: April 2, 2014

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-04-02 16:23:04 GMT
    Today is Wednesday, April 2, the 92nd day of 2014. There are 273 days left in the year. SPY RELEASE? - Is the Obama administration inching closer to granting notorious convicted spy Jonathan Pollard an
    Today is Wednesday, April 2, the 92nd day of 2014. There are 273 days left in the year. SPY RELEASE? - Is the Obama administration inching closer to granting notorious convicted spy Jonathan Pollard an early release to kick start Mideast peace talks? Pollard, a former U.S. Navy analyst in Suitland, Maryland is serving a life sentence after being convicted 30 years ago for selling classifie
  • The Willis Report: Cash Challenge

    The Willis Report: Cash Challenge

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-04-02 14:55:53 GMT
    Can you go credit-card free? That's the question we're asking viewers this week as we launch The Willis Report Cash Challenge. In the wake of the credit card breaches at retailers across the country, many of our viewers have been asking questions about just how hard it is to convert to paper (cash) over plastic (credit cards).
    Can you go credit-card free? That's the question we're asking viewers this week as we launch The Willis Report Cash Challenge. In the wake of the credit card breaches at retailers across the country, many of our viewers have been asking questions about just how hard it is to convert to paper (cash) over plastic (credit cards).
  • DC named 7th worst parking city in US

    DC named 7th worst parking city in US

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-04-02 14:50:51 GMT
    It's no secret parking in D.C. is very limited - and now there's proof it really is challenging! So many of us have spent precious time looking for a parking spot in D.C., only to fork over a small fortune to park for just a few hours.
    It's no secret parking in D.C. is very limited - and now there's proof it really is challenging! So many of us have spent precious time looking for a parking spot in D.C., only to fork over a small fortune to park for just a few hours.
  • Dying father walks daughter down the aisle in surprise 'wedding'

    Dying father walks daughter down the aisle in surprise 'wedding'

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-04-02 13:56:05 GMT
    An emotional ceremony in California after a terminally ill father watches his 11-year-old daughter walk down the aisle after finding out that he wouldn't be there for her wedding, Dressed in white lace and looking like an angel, Josie Zetz walked down the aisle to stand hand-in-hand with her father, 62 year-old Jim Zetz, who has been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. Family and friends gathered for the ceremony which took place in the back yard of their home on little Josie's 11t...
    An emotional ceremony in California after a terminally ill father watches his 11-year-old daughter walk down the aisle after finding out that he wouldn't be there for her wedding, Dressed in white lace and looking like an angel, Josie Zetz walked down the aisle to stand hand-in-hand with her father, 62 year-old Jim Zetz, who has been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. Family and friends gathered for the ceremony which took place in the back yard of their home on little Josie's 11t...
  • Giant panda cub Bao Bao outside for the first time

    Giant panda cub Bao Bao outside for the first time

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-04-01 17:13:03 GMT
    WASHINGTON - Giant panda cub Bao Bao has ventured outside for the first time. Since her birth last summer, Bao Bao has been inside. Keepers have cub-proofed the panda yards by putting collars on trees to keep Bao Bao from climbing too high.
    WASHINGTON - Giant panda cub Bao Bao has ventured outside for the first time. Since her birth last summer, Bao Bao has been inside. Keepers have cub-proofed the panda yards by putting collars on trees to keep Bao Bao from climbing too high.
  • Bright colors, new trends during National Decorating Month

    Bright colors, new trends during National Decorating Month

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-04-01 16:07:25 GMT
    This time of year usually inspires us to wear brighter colors or maybe even try a new trend. Why not do the same for your home? April is National Decorating Month and Annie Yu joined us with more! Online: http://designcenterdc.com/
    This time of year usually inspires us to wear brighter colors or maybe even try a new trend. Why not do the same for your home? April is National Decorating Month and Annie Yu joined us with more! Online: http://designcenterdc.com/
  • Julie and Tucker swap Weather and Traffic!

    Julie and Tucker swap Weather and Traffic!

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-04-01 13:38:17 GMT
    Julie Wright loves a forecast full of days that are sunny and 85 degrees! Tucker Barnes knows a good traffic jam when he sees one but loves a smooth commute! See what happens when the two switch roles – man that forecast looks good, Julie!
    Julie Wright loves a forecast full of days that are sunny and 85 degrees! Tucker Barnes knows a good traffic jam when he sees one but loves a smooth commute! See what happens when the two switch roles – man that forecast looks good, Julie!
  • Airline plays matchmaker, tweets followers to help woman search for man from flight

    Airline plays matchmaker, tweets followers to help woman search for man from flight

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 6:04 AM EDT2014-04-01 10:04:19 GMT
    A woman thought she met the man of her dreams on a flight from Dallas to Calgary, Canada. But she didn't get his number! So she tweeted American Airlines, saying, 'Just got off my flight with my future husband but didn't catch his full name. Wanna be a matchmaker?" The airline tweeted her plea to its 785,000 followers.
    A woman thought she met the man of her dreams on a flight from Dallas to Calgary, Canada. But she didn't get his number! So she tweeted American Airlines, saying, 'Just got off my flight with my future husband but didn't catch his full name. Wanna be a matchmaker?" The airline tweeted her plea to its 785,000 followers.
  • Here is what you need to know about Monday's deadline to sign up for health insurance

    Here is what you need to know about Monday's deadline to sign up for health insurance

    Monday, March 31 2014 7:57 AM EDT2014-03-31 11:57:33 GMT
    Monday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obama's health care law. So far, about 4 out of every 5 people enrolling have qualified for tax credits to reduce the cost of their premiums. Here's what you need to know.
    Monday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obama's health care law. So far, about 4 out of every 5 people enrolling have qualified for tax credits to reduce the cost of their premiums. Here's what you need to know.
  • Professor '100 Mile Joe,' who overcame obstacles as a youth, runs to help student scholarship fund

    Professor '100 Mile Joe,' who overcame obstacles as a youth, runs to help student scholarship fund

    Friday, March 28 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-03-28 12:41:24 GMT
    A professor at Shenandoah University is running one-hundred-miles on Friday - and it's all to raise money for his music students! Joe Lovinskey, also known as 100 Mile Joe, teaches French-horn at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia.
    A professor at Shenandoah University is running one-hundred-miles on Friday - and it's all to raise money for his music students! Joe Lovinskey, also known as 100 Mile Joe, teaches French-horn at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia.
  • The Fitz File: Thursday, March 27

    The Fitz File: Thursday, March 27

    Thursday, March 27 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-03-27 15:17:35 GMT
    Today is Thursday, March 27, the 86th day of 2014. There are 279 days left in the year. MARYLAND OBAMACARE LINES - As the March 31st deadline to sign on for Maryland's Healthcare Exchange for the Affordable
    Today is Thursday, March 27, the 86th day of 2014. There are 279 days left in the year. MARYLAND OBAMACARE LINES - As the March 31st deadline to sign on for Maryland's Healthcare Exchange for the Affordable Healthcare Act long lines are being reported at centers helping people sign up. Folks have been queued up before dawn and faced waits that went on for hours at Montgomery County's Depa
  • The Fitz File: Wednesday, March 26

    The Fitz File: Wednesday, March 26

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 7:29 AM EDT2014-03-26 11:29:03 GMT
    Today is Wednesday, March 26, the 85th day of 2014. There are 280 days left in the year. SECRET SERVICE SENT HOME - Once again the US Secret Service is being accused so some "Hangover" like behavior. 3 agents have been sent home from President Obama's European trip, accused of excessive drinking. The incident happened in Amsterdam. One of the agents was found drunk and passed out in a hotel hallway. Julia Pierson,the Secret Service's new director promised To enforce new rules ­adopted after ...
    Today is Wednesday, March 26, the 85th day of 2014. There are 280 days left in the year. SECRET SERVICE SENT HOME - Once again the US Secret Service is being accused so some "Hangover" like behavior. 3 agents have been sent home from President Obama's European trip, accused of excessive drinking. The incident happened in Amsterdam. One of the agents was found drunk and passed out in a hotel hallway. Julia Pierson,the Secret Service's new director promised To enforce new rules ­adopted after ...
  • iPhone app uses facial recognition to help owners find missing pets

    iPhone app uses facial recognition to help owners find missing pets

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 8:37 AM EDT2014-03-25 12:37:05 GMT
    If you've ever lost a pet, you know the panic that sets in when you realize they're missing. Now, there's an app for that. A brand new iPhone app called PiP-- which stands for Positive Identification of Pet-- helps make it easier for pet owners to find their lost furry friends.
    If you've ever lost a pet, you know the panic that sets in when you realize they're missing. Now, there's an app for that. A brand new iPhone app called PiP-- which stands for Positive Identification of Pet-- helps make it easier for pet owners to find their lost furry friends.
  • 'Noah' omits word 'God' in favor of 'Creator'

    'Noah' omits word 'God' in favor of 'Creator'

    Monday, March 24 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-03-24 17:32:46 GMT
    The current controversy surrounding 'Noah' is that the film omits the term 'God' from the dialogue. Instead, director Darren Aronofsky uses the term 'Creator'.
    The current controversy surrounding 'Noah' is that the film omits the term 'God' from the dialogue. Instead, director Darren Aronofsky uses the term 'Creator'.
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Ball raises $3 million

    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Ball raises $3 million

    Monday, March 24 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-03-24 16:56:46 GMT
    A sea of purple turned into a whole lot of needed green Saturday night as the annual Leukemia Ball in Washington, D.C. raised $3 million for blood cancer research and awareness. FOX 5 is a big supporter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
    A sea of purple turned into a whole lot of needed green Saturday night as the annual Leukemia Ball in Washington, D.C. raised $3 million for blood cancer research and awareness. FOX 5 is a big supporter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
  • Ultimate vending machine serves up bacon, eggs

    Ultimate vending machine serves up bacon, eggs

    Monday, March 24 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-03-24 10:50:11 GMT
    We've seen a lot of unique items popping up in vending machines over the past few years. But there's one machine in the U.K. that is full of surprises. People don't have to make an extra trip to the store.
    We've seen a lot of unique items popping up in vending machines over the past few years. But there's one machine in the U.K. that is full of surprises. People don't have to make an extra trip to the store.
  • LIVE UPDATE: FOX 5's Sherri Ly donates kidney to brother

    LIVE UPDATE: FOX 5's Sherri Ly donates kidney to brother

    Friday, March 21 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-03-21 20:13:49 GMT
    We want to take a moment to give a shout out of support to FOX 5's Sherri Ly. On Wednesday, she donated a kidney to her brother to save his life.  The surgery took place at the University of Alabama Hospital down in Birmingham.  Sherri and her brother, Cuong, checked into the hospital on Tuesday.
    We want to take a moment to give a shout out of support to FOX 5's Sherri Ly. On Wednesday, she donated a kidney to her brother to save his life.  The surgery took place at the University of Alabama Hospital down in Birmingham.  Sherri and her brother, Cuong, checked into the hospital on Tuesday.
  • Marlon Wayans visits FOX 5

    Marlon Wayans visits FOX 5

    Friday, March 21 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-03-21 14:25:05 GMT
    He's a standout star in a family full of them. Now he's back on the big screen with the horror spoof sequel "A Haunted House 2." FOX 5 welcomed back Marlon Wayans for a visit to talk about his upcoming film and his favorite roles.
    He's a standout star in a family full of them. Now he's back on the big screen with the horror spoof sequel "A Haunted House 2." FOX 5 welcomed back Marlon Wayans for a visit to talk about his upcoming film and his favorite roles.
  • Fitz File: Friday, March 21

    Fitz File: Friday, March 21

    Friday, March 21 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-03-21 13:47:16 GMT
    Today is Friday, March 21, the 80th day of 2014. There are 285 days left in the year.
    Today is Friday, March 21, the 80th day of 2014. There are 285 days left in the year.
  • First day of spring giveaways at Rita's Italian Ice

    First day of spring giveaways at Rita's Italian Ice

    Thursday, March 20 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-03-20 15:29:49 GMT
    Now that spring is here, it's time to think about how we're going to cool off! Hot summer days are ahead and Rita's Italian Ice is out with a new flavor to celebrate the season. The Starburst Cherry Italian Ice debuts Thursday. You can try it for free all day! The first day of spring is also the International Day of Happiness! The District will mark the occasion with its second annual Hugfest! All are invited to stop by Dupont Circle Park from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a hug! The m...
    Now that spring is here, it's time to think about how we're going to cool off! Hot summer days are ahead and Rita's Italian Ice is out with a new flavor to celebrate the season. The Starburst Cherry Italian Ice debuts Thursday. You can try it for free all day! The first day of spring is also the International Day of Happiness! The District will mark the occasion with its second annual Hugfest! All are invited to stop by Dupont Circle Park from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a hug! The m...
  • Josh Hardy’s health improving after receiving lifesaving drug

    Josh Hardy’s health improving after receiving lifesaving drug

    Thursday, March 20 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-03-20 12:41:59 GMT
    The family of a Virginia boy battling a rare bone marrow disorder says he is improving! 7 year-old Joshua Hardy received an experimental drug to fight the disease. This was after his family launched a major social media campaign to convince the FDA and the pharmaceutical company that makes the drug to allow josh to have the medicine.
    The family of a Virginia boy battling a rare bone marrow disorder says he is improving! 7 year-old Joshua Hardy received an experimental drug to fight the disease. This was after his family launched a major social media campaign to convince the FDA and the pharmaceutical company that makes the drug to allow josh to have the medicine.
  • Rabbits that survived house fire now up for adoption

    Rabbits that survived house fire now up for adoption

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-03-19 11:49:51 GMT
    Pet rabbits that survived a New Carrolton house fire are up for adoption. The fire happened at a home on the 6600 block of Adrian Street and displaced a man and 41 of his pet rabbits.
    Pet rabbits that survived a New Carrolton house fire are up for adoption. The fire happened at a home on the 6600 block of Adrian Street and displaced a man and 41 of his pet rabbits.
  • Wisdom Martin Trading Places: Little League basketball coach

    Wisdom Martin Trading Places: Little League basketball coach

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-03-18 17:59:53 GMT
    FOX 5’s Wisdom Martin is known to hit the basketball court, but this time he was at the gym to coach a group of 5th graders!
    FOX 5’s Wisdom Martin is known to hit the basketball court, but this time he was at the gym to coach a group of 5th graders!
  • 2014 James Beard Awards feature local chefs, restaurants

    2014 James Beard Awards feature local chefs, restaurants

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-03-18 15:23:25 GMT
    The results are in for the 2014 James Beard Awards! And great news - there are several restaurant and chef semi finalists from our area! FOX 5s Annie Yu visited the Iron Gate Restaurant with more!
    The results are in for the 2014 James Beard Awards! And great news - there are several restaurant and chef semi finalists from our area! FOX 5s Annie Yu visited the Iron Gate Restaurant with more!
  • Man donates kidney to neighbor after finding out he was a match

    Man donates kidney to neighbor after finding out he was a match

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-03-18 11:16:48 GMT
    Heron Avenue in Minneapolis is one of those streets where neighbors live and actually enjoy spending time with one another. For the past six years, some of these neighbors, like Chuck Paulson, formed a dinner group and became good friends.
    Heron Avenue in Minneapolis is one of those streets where neighbors live and actually enjoy spending time with one another. For the past six years, some of these neighbors, like Chuck Paulson, formed a dinner group and became good friends.
  • Snow blankets DC region during late winter storm

    Snow blankets DC region during late winter storm

    Monday, March 17 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-03-17 20:05:31 GMT
    No signs of spring Monday morning as another winter storm pushed through the Washington, D.C. region.
    No signs of spring Monday morning as another winter storm pushed through the Washington, D.C. region.
  • Broesler School of Irish Dance visits FOX 5 for a Saint Patrick's Day performance

    Broesler School of Irish Dance visits FOX 5 for a Saint Patrick's Day performance

    Monday, March 17 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-03-17 13:22:11 GMT
    A Saint Patrick's Day treat as dancers from the Broesler School of Irish Dance in Maryland joined us with a special performance.
    A Saint Patrick's Day treat as dancers from the Broesler School of Irish Dance in Maryland joined us with a special performance.
  • Snow today...but spring is close

    Snow today...but spring is close

    Monday, March 17 2014 7:21 AM EDT2014-03-17 11:21:44 GMT
    There may be snow on the ground today – but spring is right around the corner!
    There may be snow on the ground today – but spring is right around the corner!
  • Send us your snow photos! #fox5snowday

    Send us your snow photos! #fox5snowday

    Monday, March 17 2014 5:38 AM EDT2014-03-17 09:38:48 GMT
    If you have a great winter weather picture - send it to us by email, on Twitter, or on Facebook! Check out our gallery of viewer photos - we could use yours on-air or online!
    If you have a great winter weather picture - send it to us by email, on Twitter, or on Facebook! Check out our gallery of viewer photos - we could use yours on-air or online!
  • Tucker Barnes gets ready for DC Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

    Tucker Barnes gets ready for DC Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

    Friday, March 14 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-03-14 19:54:37 GMT
    FOX 5s Tucker Barnes visited the D.C. Armory to get ready for the DC Rock 'n' Roll Marathon!
    FOX 5s Tucker Barnes visited the D.C. Armory to get ready for the DC Rock 'n' Roll Marathon!
  • Ask Allison: perfume and office politics

    Ask Allison: perfume and office politics

    Friday, March 14 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-03-14 16:24:20 GMT
    In this edition of Ask Allison, a viewer writes, “How do you tell a co-worker their perfume is making you sick – literally!”
    In this edition of Ask Allison, a viewer writes, “How do you tell a co-worker their perfume is making you sick – literally!”
  • DJ Chris Styles on FOX 5 for DJ Friday

    DJ Chris Styles on FOX 5 for DJ Friday

    Friday, March 14 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-03-14 15:40:50 GMT
    DJ Chris Styles joined FOX 5 for DJ Friday! Styles is from Takoma Park, is regular on WPGC, and plays at clubs all over the DMV!
    DJ Chris Styles joined FOX 5 for DJ Friday! Styles is from Takoma Park, is regular on WPGC, and plays at clubs all over the DMV!
  • Fitz File: Friday, March 14

    Fitz File: Friday, March 14

    Friday, March 14 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-03-14 13:11:13 GMT
    Today is Friday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2014. There are 292 days left in the year. DEPORTATION ORDERS - Is the White House about to pull the plug on Americas deportation program for illegal immigrants? Late last night the administration announced it is directing Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, to review the United States deporting of illegal immigrants with a goal of finding different ways of enforcing immigration laws. Since President Obama had already said he wanted to wait for ...
    Today is Friday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2014. There are 292 days left in the year. DEPORTATION ORDERS - Is the White House about to pull the plug on Americas deportation program for illegal immigrants? Late last night the administration announced it is directing Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, to review the United States deporting of illegal immigrants with a goal of finding different ways of enforcing immigration laws. Since President Obama had already said he wanted to wait for ...
  • Police believe teen was drunk, had gun in trunk of car at school

    Police believe teen was drunk, had gun in trunk of car at school

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-03-14 11:37:49 GMT
    A 16 year-old boy is accused of showing up to school drunk with a gun in the truck of his car. Some students at Southern High School in Anne Arundel County told their teacher they thought their classmate was drunk.
    A 16 year-old boy is accused of showing up to school drunk with a gun in the truck of his car. Some students at Southern High School in Anne Arundel County told their teacher they thought their classmate was drunk.
  • Grandma becomes internet sensation after great-grandson starts Instagram account

    Grandma becomes internet sensation after great-grandson starts Instagram account

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:06 AM EDT2014-03-14 11:06:39 GMT
    A Kentucky grandma has become an internet sensation thanks to her great-grandson. He started an Instagram account for her after she was diagnosed with cancer. Now, thousands of people are following her journey.
    A Kentucky grandma has become an internet sensation thanks to her great-grandson. He started an Instagram account for her after she was diagnosed with cancer. Now, thousands of people are following her journey.
  • Mother turns infant son's grave into sandbox for older brother to be near

    Mother turns infant son's grave into sandbox for older brother to be near

    Friday, March 14 2014 5:48 AM EDT2014-03-14 09:48:14 GMT
    A loving mother paid special tribute to her newborn son who died after only five days by building a sandbox on his grave so that his older brother could play near him. Ashlee Hammac’s new baby boy Ryan died when he was just five days old from Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephlopathy - a condition that happens when the brain doesn’t get enough oxygen. In a loving tribute, Ashlee transformed his grave into a sandbox that her older son, 3-year-old Tucker, could spend time with him. According to the Daily...
    A loving mother paid special tribute to her newborn son who died after only five days by building a sandbox on his grave so that his older brother could play near him. Ashlee Hammac’s new baby boy Ryan died when he was just five days old from Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephlopathy - a condition that happens when the brain doesn’t get enough oxygen. In a loving tribute, Ashlee transformed his grave into a sandbox that her older son, 3-year-old Tucker, could spend time with him. According to the Daily...
  • FOX 5's Sherri Ly donating kidney to brother

    FOX 5's Sherri Ly donating kidney to brother

    Thursday, March 13 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-03-13 13:46:26 GMT
    FOX 5 is sharing the story of sibling love in the face of a medical emergency. When Sherri Ly learned that her brother Cuong was in desperate need of a kidney transplant she and her sister Kerri got tested.
    FOX 5 is sharing the story of sibling love in the face of a medical emergency. When Sherri Ly learned that her brother Cuong was in desperate need of a kidney transplant she and her sister Kerri got tested.
  • 3-year-old debates mom over cupcakes for dinner in hilarious video

    3-year-old debates mom over cupcakes for dinner in hilarious video

    Thursday, March 13 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-03-13 10:40:20 GMT
    "Listen, Linda!" We’ve just meet 3-year-old Mateo. But one thing is clear – he can hold his own in a debate! "Linda, honey, look at this!" Apparently, Mateo wanted cupcakes for dinner. After mom said no, he did the only logical thing. Go around her and asked grandmom. Watch the video and hear the hilarious debate: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFYsJYPye94
    "Listen, Linda!" We’ve just meet 3-year-old Mateo. But one thing is clear – he can hold his own in a debate! "Linda, honey, look at this!" Apparently, Mateo wanted cupcakes for dinner. After mom said no, he did the only logical thing. Go around her and asked grandmom. Watch the video and hear the hilarious debate: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFYsJYPye94
  • Trading Places with Wisdom Martin at Salon 46

    Trading Places with Wisdom Martin at Salon 46

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-03-11 15:45:06 GMT
    Some brave customers put their locks in FOX 5’s Wisdom Martin's hands. See if he makes the cut on this edition of Trading Places at Salon 46.
    Some brave customers put their locks in FOX 5’s Wisdom Martin's hands. See if he makes the cut on this edition of Trading Places at Salon 46.
  • Tae Kwon Do talent in Chantilly, Va.

    Tae Kwon Do talent in Chantilly, Va.

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-03-11 15:37:21 GMT
    The highest concentration of Tae Kwon Do talent in the whole country is right here in our area. FOX 5s Annie Yu spent Tuesday with some amazing athletes in Chantilly, Virginia.
    The highest concentration of Tae Kwon Do talent in the whole country is right here in our area. FOX 5s Annie Yu spent Tuesday with some amazing athletes in Chantilly, Virginia.
  • Fitz File: Tuesday, March 11

    Fitz File: Tuesday, March 11

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-03-11 13:01:56 GMT
    Today is Tuesday, March 11, the 70th day of 2014. There are 295 days left in the year. MARYLAND HEALTHCARE INVESTIGATION - Maryland's flawed Healthcare website is now the subject of a federal investigation. A federal inspector general from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will focus on what went wrong with Maryland's health insurance exchange. It's the first federal investigation into how millions of dollars in federal money was spent by the state, according to Rep. Andy Harr...
    Today is Tuesday, March 11, the 70th day of 2014. There are 295 days left in the year. MARYLAND HEALTHCARE INVESTIGATION - Maryland's flawed Healthcare website is now the subject of a federal investigation. A federal inspector general from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will focus on what went wrong with Maryland's health insurance exchange. It's the first federal investigation into how millions of dollars in federal money was spent by the state, according to Rep. Andy Harr...
  • White House Easter Egg Roll lottery to close

    White House Easter Egg Roll lottery to close

    Monday, March 10 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-03-10 10:40:09 GMT
    Time is running out if you want to try to be a part of the White House Easter Egg Hunt! The online lottery for families who want tickets to the Annual Easter Egg Roll closes at 10 a.m. Monday morning.
    Time is running out if you want to try to be a part of the White House Easter Egg Hunt! The online lottery for families who want tickets to the Annual Easter Egg Roll closes at 10 a.m. Monday morning.
  • Lion father plays with cubs for first time

    Lion father plays with cubs for first time

    Monday, March 10 2014 5:43 AM EDT2014-03-10 09:43:12 GMT
    He’s a 500 pound carnivore – and a new dad! Zawadi Mungu, male lion at the Oregon Zoo, played with his cubs outside for the first time last week. Zawadi showed a surprising tolerance for the three cubs the zoo said.
    He’s a 500 pound carnivore – and a new dad! Zawadi Mungu, male lion at the Oregon Zoo, played with his cubs outside for the first time last week. Zawadi showed a surprising tolerance for the three cubs the zoo said.
  • DJ Oxygen on FOX 5's DJ Friday

    DJ Oxygen on FOX 5's DJ Friday

    Friday, March 7 2014 12:27 PM EST2014-03-07 17:27:09 GMT
    DJ Oxygen, aka Shawn Dillard, has been a professional DJ since 1989. His impressive resume includes work with Notorious B.I.G., Kid Kapri and Ludacris . DJ Oxygen also runs a DJ academy for at-risk youth in the area. Online: https://www.facebook.com/pages/DJ-Oxygen
    DJ Oxygen, aka Shawn Dillard, has been a professional DJ since 1989. His impressive resume includes work with Notorious B.I.G., Kid Kapri and Ludacris . DJ Oxygen also runs a DJ academy for at-risk youth in the area. Online: https://www.facebook.com/pages/DJ-Oxygen
  • Ask Allison: Handling Grief

    Ask Allison: Handling Grief

    Friday, March 7 2014 12:20 PM EST2014-03-07 17:20:02 GMT
    This edition of Ask Allison is all about handling grief. A viewer writes, “My husband just lost his brother who he hadn't spoken to in 9 years and he feels really guilty about the whole situation. I'm concerned about how to handle my husband's grief because I haven't lost a sibling and this was my husband's only sibling. Can you give me some advice on how to cope with this?”
    This edition of Ask Allison is all about handling grief. A viewer writes, “My husband just lost his brother who he hadn't spoken to in 9 years and he feels really guilty about the whole situation. I'm concerned about how to handle my husband's grief because I haven't lost a sibling and this was my husband's only sibling. Can you give me some advice on how to cope with this?”
  • Boil water advisory in DC lifted

    Boil water advisory in DC lifted

    Friday, March 7 2014 11:54 AM EST2014-03-07 16:54:39 GMT
    A boil water advisory that was in effect for some isolated areas of Northwest D.C. has been lifted.
    A boil water advisory that was in effect for some isolated areas of Northwest D.C. has been lifted.
  • Fitz File: Friday, March 7

    Fitz File: Friday, March 7

    Friday, March 7 2014 10:42 AM EST2014-03-07 15:42:02 GMT
    Today is Friday, March 7, the 66th day of 2014. There are 299 days left in the year. MILITARY SEX ASSAULT REFORM - The effort to remake how the military prosecutes sexual assaults Is facing a major setback. The Senate has voted 55-45 to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders. Supporters of the Chang wanted civilian oversight because of what they saw as a conflict of interest: victims have to report assaults to their commanders, even though th...
    Today is Friday, March 7, the 66th day of 2014. There are 299 days left in the year. MILITARY SEX ASSAULT REFORM - The effort to remake how the military prosecutes sexual assaults Is facing a major setback. The Senate has voted 55-45 to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders. Supporters of the Chang wanted civilian oversight because of what they saw as a conflict of interest: victims have to report assaults to their commanders, even though th...
  • Lottery for the White House Easter Egg Roll opens Friday

    Lottery for the White House Easter Egg Roll opens Friday

    Friday, March 7 2014 9:14 AM EST2014-03-07 14:14:35 GMT
    The online lottery for the White House Easter Egg Roll opens on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 10 a.m.
    The online lottery for the White House Easter Egg Roll opens on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 10 a.m.
  • Can you block out the tech during National Day of Unplugging?

    Can you block out the tech during National Day of Unplugging?

    Friday, March 7 2014 5:39 AM EST2014-03-07 10:39:25 GMT
    Today is the "National Day of Unplugging" but can you really block-out cell phones, Twitter, and e-mail? Technology is all around us, but just for one day some of the techno-weary will avoid any digital communications. It starts at sundown Friday night and runs for 24-hours until sundown Saturday.Online:http://nationaldayofunplugging.com/
    Today is the "National Day of Unplugging" but can you really block-out cell phones, Twitter, and e-mail? Technology is all around us, but just for one day some of the techno-weary will avoid any digital communications. It starts at sundown Friday night and runs for 24-hours until sundown Saturday.Online:http://nationaldayofunplugging.com/
  • Wisdom Martin Trading Places: Sign flipping

    Wisdom Martin Trading Places: Sign flipping

    Thursday, March 6 2014 3:22 PM EST2014-03-06 20:22:58 GMT
    FOX 5’s Wisdom Martin shows us the tricks-of-the-trade behind sign flipping.
    FOX 5’s Wisdom Martin shows us the tricks-of-the-trade behind sign flipping.
  • Eat Like Dr. Oz | Ditalini and Chickpeas en Brodo

    Eat Like Dr. Oz | Ditalini and Chickpeas en Brodo

    Thursday, March 6 2014 12:51 PM EST2014-03-06 17:51:55 GMT
    Here is how you can eat like Dr. Oz!
    Here is how you can eat like Dr. Oz!
  • Soldier father meets baby for first time -- and she welcomes him home with cute sign

    Soldier father meets baby for first time -- and she welcomes him home with cute sign

    Thursday, March 6 2014 12:22 PM EST2014-03-06 17:22:58 GMT
    Meet 7-month-old Harper Tesar, an adorable baby waiting to meet her military father for the first time. Her daddy, US Army Specialist Cole Tesar, took this photo of his little girl as he arrived home from his deployment in Afghanistan.
    Meet 7-month-old Harper Tesar, an adorable baby waiting to meet her military father for the first time. Her daddy, US Army Specialist Cole Tesar, took this photo of his little girl as he arrived home from his deployment in Afghanistan.
  • Fitz File: Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Fitz File: Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Thursday, March 6 2014 8:06 AM EST2014-03-06 13:06:12 GMT
    Today is Thursday, March 6, the 65th day of 2014. There are 300 days left in the year.
    Today is Thursday, March 6, the 65th day of 2014. There are 300 days left in the year.
  • Man tries to break Ellen Degeneres' record for retweets

    Man tries to break Ellen Degeneres' record for retweets

    Thursday, March 6 2014 5:49 AM EST2014-03-06 10:49:21 GMT
    A Texas man who is new to the Twitter world, is trying to break Ellen Degeneres' new record for retweets.. Ellen set the record with her selfie during the Oscars that has 3.2 million retweets and counting.
    A Texas man who is new to the Twitter world, is trying to break Ellen Degeneres' new record for retweets.. Ellen set the record with her selfie during the Oscars that has 3.2 million retweets and counting.
  • 'Ashes to Go' given out on DC Metro stop

    'Ashes to Go' given out on DC Metro stop

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 9:05 AM EST2014-03-05 14:05:42 GMT
    Are you too busy to make it to church on Ash Wednesday? There's a new trend -- where the ashes come to you. It's called Ashes To Go, and a number of churches across the nation participate in the program.
    Are you too busy to make it to church on Ash Wednesday? There's a new trend -- where the ashes come to you. It's called Ashes To Go, and a number of churches across the nation participate in the program.
  • The Willis Report: Charitable Contributions | Who's pocketing your donations?

    The Willis Report: Charitable Contributions | Who's pocketing your donations?

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 8:49 AM EST2014-03-05 13:49:10 GMT
    They're on your phone and in your mailbox -- pitches for charitable donations are everywhere these days. But are telemarketers the ones who are actually pocketing your money?
    They're on your phone and in your mailbox -- pitches for charitable donations are everywhere these days. But are telemarketers the ones who are actually pocketing your money?
  • Pennsylvania school to make students attend on Saturdays to make up for snow days

    Pennsylvania school to make students attend on Saturdays to make up for snow days

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 8:40 AM EST2014-03-05 13:40:50 GMT
    School districts in our region and up and down the east coast are still figuring out what to do about all the snow days taken so far this winter. For some students, including seniors, it will mean going to school on Saturdays. At a school district in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, seniors will have to show up on two Saturdays in May in order to meet graduation requirements and to keep their graduation date of June 9th. If they don't hold classes on those Saturdays the school system wil...
    School districts in our region and up and down the east coast are still figuring out what to do about all the snow days taken so far this winter. For some students, including seniors, it will mean going to school on Saturdays. At a school district in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, seniors will have to show up on two Saturdays in May in order to meet graduation requirements and to keep their graduation date of June 9th. If they don't hold classes on those Saturdays the school system wil...
  • Fitz File: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

    Fitz File: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 7:57 AM EST2014-03-05 12:57:29 GMT
    Today is Ash Wednesday, March 5, the 64th day of 2014. There are 301 days left in the year. NEW OBAMACARE DELAY - If you like your sub-standard insurance, you can keep it? That's possible the result of a new delay set to be announced by the White House on the Affordable Care Act. Last fall the Administration allowed people with "sub-standard" policies to hold onto them because of the troubles rolling out Obamacare. But the one-year delay meant insurers must send out cancellation notices 90 da...
    Today is Ash Wednesday, March 5, the 64th day of 2014. There are 301 days left in the year. NEW OBAMACARE DELAY - If you like your sub-standard insurance, you can keep it? That's possible the result of a new delay set to be announced by the White House on the Affordable Care Act. Last fall the Administration allowed people with "sub-standard" policies to hold onto them because of the troubles rolling out Obamacare. But the one-year delay meant insurers must send out cancellation notices 90 da...
  • Celebrate Mardi Gras at Chasin' Tails in Arlington

    Celebrate Mardi Gras at Chasin' Tails in Arlington

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 12:07 PM EST2014-03-04 17:07:14 GMT
    Forget the winter weather we've been suffering through -- it's time for a party! Tuesday is Mardi Gras and FOX 5s Annie Yu visited Chasin' Tails in Arlington where Fat Tuesday is a big deal each year.
    Forget the winter weather we've been suffering through -- it's time for a party! Tuesday is Mardi Gras and FOX 5s Annie Yu visited Chasin' Tails in Arlington where Fat Tuesday is a big deal each year.
  • Fitz File: Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

    Fitz File: Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 10:03 AM EST2014-03-04 15:03:48 GMT
    Today is Tuesday March 4th, the 63rd day of 2014. There are 302 days left in the year. OBAMA NEW BUDGET - Remember "allowance day" when you were a kid? it's kinda like that for Federal Agencies today. President Obama is set reveal how he wants money spent in the 2015 budget. Tuesday's the official release of The White Houses blueprint for fiscal roadmap 2015. Under last years budget deal Congress agreed to $1.014 trillion in spending for fiscal year 2015 on discretionary programs, which acc...
    Today is Tuesday March 4th, the 63rd day of 2014. There are 302 days left in the year. OBAMA NEW BUDGET - Remember "allowance day" when you were a kid? it's kinda like that for Federal Agencies today. President Obama is set reveal how he wants money spent in the 2015 budget. Tuesday's the official release of The White Houses blueprint for fiscal roadmap 2015. Under last years budget deal Congress agreed to $1.014 trillion in spending for fiscal year 2015 on discretionary programs, which acc...
  • IHOP gives away free pancakes on Tuesday for National Pancake Day

    IHOP gives away free pancakes on Tuesday for National Pancake Day

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 5:16 AM EST2014-03-04 10:16:14 GMT
    It's Fat Tuesday, and also National Pancake Day! What better way to celebrate the last day before the beginning of lent then with free pancakes. IHOP is offering a free short stack of its buttermilk pancakes, and in return, they hope you'll make a donation to one of their charities.
    It's Fat Tuesday, and also National Pancake Day! What better way to celebrate the last day before the beginning of lent then with free pancakes. IHOP is offering a free short stack of its buttermilk pancakes, and in return, they hope you'll make a donation to one of their charities.
  • PHOTOS FROM THE RED CARPET: '12 Years a Slave' rises up at Academy Awards

    PHOTOS FROM THE RED CARPET: '12 Years a Slave' rises up at Academy Awards

    Monday, March 3 2014 3:22 PM EST2014-03-03 20:22:11 GMT
    Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
    Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
  • White House petition to deport Mother Nature after snowstorm hits DC

    White House petition to deport Mother Nature after snowstorm hits DC

    Monday, March 3 2014 8:52 AM EST2014-03-03 13:52:36 GMT
    There is an actual White House petition to deport Mother Nature to Saturn. So far it has two signatures. In part, the petition says the people of the United States demand an end to this winter. It goes on to say Mother Nature needs to be sent on a long vacation.
    There is an actual White House petition to deport Mother Nature to Saturn. So far it has two signatures. In part, the petition says the people of the United States demand an end to this winter. It goes on to say Mother Nature needs to be sent on a long vacation.
  • DC Gearing Up for a Major Snowstorm

    DC Gearing Up for a Major Snowstorm

    Saturday, March 1 2014 9:46 PM EST2014-03-02 02:46:00 GMT
    March may not come in like a lion everywhere across the nation, but winter will roar during the first several days of the month and impact more than 100 million people.
    March may not come in like a lion everywhere across the nation, but winter will roar during the first several days of the month and impact more than 100 million people.
  • Oscars: How we ended up with 9 best picture noms

    Oscars: How we ended up with 9 best picture noms

    Friday, February 28 2014 11:53 AM EST2014-02-28 16:53:18 GMT
    Was it Lee Daniels' The Butler, the folk rock bio pic Inside Llewyn Davis, or Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine? We'll never know which film might have been the 10th best picture nominee at this year's Oscars. Ahead of Hollywood's biggest night on Sunday, moviegoers may wonder why there have been only nine nominees for best picture the last three years - even though the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' rules allow for up to 10. It's all part of a magic, complicated f...
    Was it Lee Daniels' The Butler, the folk rock bio pic Inside Llewyn Davis, or Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine? We'll never know which film might have been the 10th best picture nominee at this year's Oscars. Ahead of Hollywood's biggest night on Sunday, moviegoers may wonder why there have been only nine nominees for best picture the last three years - even though the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' rules allow for up to 10. It's all part of a magic, complicated f...
  • Ask Allison: Responsibility

    Ask Allison: Responsibility

    Friday, February 28 2014 11:10 AM EST2014-02-28 16:10:49 GMT
    On this edition of Ask Allison -- a lesson in responsibility! Should a 17-year-old have to have a job, or at least, pick up around the house? FOX 5’s Allison Seymour joined us with her take!
    On this edition of Ask Allison -- a lesson in responsibility! Should a 17-year-old have to have a job, or at least, pick up around the house? FOX 5’s Allison Seymour joined us with her take!
  • DJ B Turnin visits FOX 5 on DJ Friday

    DJ B Turnin visits FOX 5 on DJ Friday

    Friday, February 28 2014 10:56 AM EST2014-02-28 15:56:14 GMT
    DJ B Turnin, aka Brian Turner, joined FOX 5 for DJ Friday! Half of the "Goldie O" online radio show, DJ B Turnin is a D.C. native and has worked in the area real estate market. In addition to working on his show, DJ B Turnin is married with two children and DJs at area venues. Online: http://goldieandoshow.com/
    DJ B Turnin, aka Brian Turner, joined FOX 5 for DJ Friday! Half of the "Goldie O" online radio show, DJ B Turnin is a D.C. native and has worked in the area real estate market. In addition to working on his show, DJ B Turnin is married with two children and DJs at area venues. Online: http://goldieandoshow.com/
  • Florida woman dubbed 'hot convict' sues website over mug shot photo

    Florida woman dubbed 'hot convict' sues website over mug shot photo

    Friday, February 28 2014 9:47 AM EST2014-02-28 14:47:19 GMT
    A 28-year-old mother of four has filed a lawsuit against a background check website, saying the company used her attractive arrest booking photo for commercial and advertising purposes, without compensating her or even getting her permission.
    A 28-year-old mother of four has filed a lawsuit against a background check website, saying the company used her attractive arrest booking photo for commercial and advertising purposes, without compensating her or even getting her permission.
  • Oscar fever takes over FOX 5 News Morning

    Oscar fever takes over FOX 5 News Morning

    Friday, February 28 2014 8:58 AM EST2014-02-28 13:58:28 GMT
    We are just three days away from one of the biggest nights in Hollywood -- the Oscars! This year, there are nine films up for the Best Picture Nomination. Here at FOX 5, we decided to take a closer look at five of those films -- everything from the acting to the costumes! Here is a look at the morning crew's take on some of this year's top films and top roles!
    We are just three days away from one of the biggest nights in Hollywood -- the Oscars! This year, there are nine films up for the Best Picture Nomination. Here at FOX 5, we decided to take a closer look at five of those films -- everything from the acting to the costumes! Here is a look at the morning crew's take on some of this year's top films and top roles!

  • DC to adjust timing of 200 traffic light signals

    DC to adjust timing of 200 traffic light signals

    Friday, February 28 2014 8:38 AM EST2014-02-28 13:38:13 GMT
    City officials hope traffic begins to flow smoother in the District. The D.C. Transportation Department is changing the traffic light signals at -200 intersections in Wards Six, Seven, and Eight. DDOTs new signal-optimization project affects areas south and east of the Anacostia River and streets around Nationals Park.
    City officials hope traffic begins to flow smoother in the District. The D.C. Transportation Department is changing the traffic light signals at -200 intersections in Wards Six, Seven, and Eight. DDOTs new signal-optimization project affects areas south and east of the Anacostia River and streets around Nationals Park.
  • Meteor spotted in sky over mid-Atlantic

    Meteor spotted in sky over mid-Atlantic

    Friday, February 28 2014 6:43 AM EST2014-02-28 11:43:14 GMT
    Did you see it? Social media was all a-buzz Thursday night with people reporting what appeared to be a ball of fire in the sky. A meteor was spotted just after 7:00 p.m. and reports came in across the mid-Atlantic region from D.C. down to the Carolinas.
    Did you see it? Social media was all a-buzz Thursday night with people reporting what appeared to be a ball of fire in the sky. A meteor was spotted just after 7:00 p.m. and reports came in across the mid-Atlantic region from D.C. down to the Carolinas.
  • New food labels aim to make healthy shopping easy

    New food labels aim to make healthy shopping easy

    Thursday, February 27 2014 2:53 PM EST2014-02-27 19:53:33 GMT
    New nutrition labels proposed Thursday for many popular foods, including ice cream, aim to more accurately reflect what people actually eat. And the proposal would make calorie counts on labels more prominent, too, reflecting that nutritionists now focus more on calories than fat.
    New nutrition labels proposed Thursday for many popular foods, including ice cream, aim to more accurately reflect what people actually eat. And the proposal would make calorie counts on labels more prominent, too, reflecting that nutritionists now focus more on calories than fat.
  • DC to start monthlong campaign to repair potholes

    DC to start monthlong campaign to repair potholes

    Thursday, February 27 2014 2:41 PM EST2014-02-27 19:41:50 GMT
    The District of Columbia is preparing to begin its annual "Potholepalooza" campaign to repair roads throughout the city.
    The District of Columbia is preparing to begin its annual "Potholepalooza" campaign to repair roads throughout the city.
  • Boeing phone deletes personal information if break in attempted

    Boeing phone deletes personal information if break in attempted

    Thursday, February 27 2014 11:35 AM EST2014-02-27 16:35:07 GMT
    Here's one way to make sure you don't lose your identity when you lose your cell phone. Boeing has filed papers with the FCC to develop a spy smartphone called "Black." It will run on an Android-like operating system, and-like any good spy phone-will automatically delete all personal information if anyone attempts to break open the case. The phone will be sold primarily to government agencies.
    Here's one way to make sure you don't lose your identity when you lose your cell phone. Boeing has filed papers with the FCC to develop a spy smartphone called "Black." It will run on an Android-like operating system, and-like any good spy phone-will automatically delete all personal information if anyone attempts to break open the case. The phone will be sold primarily to government agencies.
  • Toxic Cosmetics: Ingredients in personal care products and your health

    Toxic Cosmetics: Ingredients in personal care products and your health

    Thursday, February 27 2014 11:23 AM EST2014-02-27 16:23:34 GMT
    Many of us strive to be healthy and we think about what we put in our bodies. But have you considered what you're putting on your body? We take a closer look at the ingredients in personal care products and what it means for your health and the health of your family. Online: http://www.ewg.org/ (find the Skin Deep database here) http://www.safecosmetics.org/ Personal Care Products Council website: http://www.cosmeticsinfo.org/
    Many of us strive to be healthy and we think about what we put in our bodies. But have you considered what you're putting on your body? We take a closer look at the ingredients in personal care products and what it means for your health and the health of your family.
  • Lucky winners to meet Bad Words star Jason Batman

    Lucky winners to meet Bad Words star Jason Batman

    Thursday, February 27 2014 10:42 AM EST2014-02-27 15:42:47 GMT
    FoxBeat was on the road Thursday! FOX 5’s Kevin McCarthy and Annie Yu were handing out exclusive screening tickets to 'Bad Words' to people with the right stuff. The duo joined visited Georgetown to find lucky winners who’ll get tickets to Jason Batman's new movie – and who will get to meet the actor!
    FoxBeat was on the road Thursday! FOX 5’s Kevin McCarthy and Annie Yu were handing out exclusive screening tickets to 'Bad Words' to people with the right stuff. The duo joined visited Georgetown to find lucky winners who’ll get tickets to Jason Batman's new movie – and who will get to meet the actor!
  • New tablet simulates different surfaces with sensory touchscreen

    New tablet simulates different surfaces with sensory touchscreen

    Thursday, February 27 2014 9:55 AM EST2014-02-27 14:55:38 GMT
    A Japanese company has just unveiled new technology that simulates different surfaces as you run your finger across the screen of a tablet device. The tablet mimics sensations that include plucking the strings of a guitar and running your hand across a piece of fabric while your shopping online. So how does it work?
    A Japanese company has just unveiled new technology that simulates different surfaces as you run your finger across the screen of a tablet device. The tablet mimics sensations that include plucking the strings of a guitar and running your hand across a piece of fabric while your shopping online. So how does it work?
  • Fitz File: Thursday, Feb. 27

    Fitz File: Thursday, Feb. 27

    Thursday, February 27 2014 9:10 AM EST2014-02-27 14:10:09 GMT
    Today is Thursday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2014. There are 307 days left in the year. MILITARY ASSAULT CRACKDOWN - In response to pressure to step up its response to military assaults in the ranks the US armed forced have released new numbers on how many personnel in sensitive jobs like coil sled and recruiters have been removed. The Army removed 588 people after finding they had committed acts such as sexual assault, child abuse and drunken driving. The Navy looked at 11,000 and found 5 u...
    Today is Thursday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2014. There are 307 days left in the year. MILITARY ASSAULT CRACKDOWN - In response to pressure to step up its response to military assaults in the ranks the US armed forced have released new numbers on how many personnel in sensitive jobs like coil sled and recruiters have been removed. The Army removed 588 people after finding they had committed acts such as sexual assault, child abuse and drunken driving. The Navy looked at 11,000 and found 5 u...
  • Kissing your pet -- is it safe?

    Kissing your pet -- is it safe?

    Thursday, February 27 2014 7:50 AM EST2014-02-27 12:50:21 GMT
    Kissing your pet may seem like a harmless way to show them love. But is it safe?
    Kissing your pet may seem like a harmless way to show them love. But is it safe?
  • American Airlines drops bereavement fares

    American Airlines drops bereavement fares

    Thursday, February 27 2014 7:36 AM EST2014-02-27 12:36:06 GMT
    American Airlines has ended its policy of extending special fares to passengers who must book a last-minute flight because of a relative's death. The move brings American in line with the policy at merger partner US Airways, which does not offer bereavement fares.
    American Airlines has ended its policy of extending special fares to passengers who must book a last-minute flight because of a relative's death. The move brings American in line with the policy at merger partner US Airways, which does not offer bereavement fares.
  • Snow moves through DC region; brings accidents, travel delays

    Snow moves through DC region; brings accidents, travel delays

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 12:47 PM EST2014-02-26 17:47:20 GMT
    Snow is moving through the region again Thursday. The storm spreads from north to south with the steadiest snowfall occurring between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. There is potential for anywhere between 1 and 3 inches of accumulation.
    Snow has moved out of the Washington, D.C. region but not before causing traffic accidents and delays during the morning commute.
  • Bill would address crashes from distracted driving

    Bill would address crashes from distracted driving

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 12:42 PM EST2014-02-26 17:42:39 GMT
    A measure in Maryland would make it a misdemeanor to cause accidents resulting in serious injury, if the driver at fault was talking on a cellphone. The bill is scheduled for a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
    A measure in Maryland would make it a misdemeanor to cause accidents resulting in serious injury, if the driver at fault was talking on a cellphone. The bill is scheduled for a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
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