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The Williams-Addison House Renovations Unveiled at Opening Event

The Williams-Addison House Renovations Unveiled at Opening Event

Developed by Capital City Real Estate and listed by Stages Select, The Williams-Addison House is the highest priced home on the market in DC at $16.8 million.

DC police seeking 2 sex abuse suspects

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. police need your help locating two suspects in connection with a sexual abuse and robbery in Northeast.

It happened in the area of West Virginia Ave and Mount Olivet Street, NE on Saturday, Dec. 21.

Police say an adult female was walking in the area when she was approached from behind by two unknown males who forced her into a nearby alley, produced a knife and sexually assaulted her. 

The suspects took personal items from the victim and fled, officials say.

The first suspect is described as a black male, dark complexion, approximately 5'11" in height, slim to medium build, 27 to 28 years old, clean shaven, unknown hair, big round eyes, black scarf on head, black hoodie, dark pants, and armed with a knife.

DC schools buy new instruments, other supplies

WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia public school students will get new musical instruments, books, computers, art supplies and science lab equipment thanks to $10 million in funding that had been left unspent.

The Washington Post reports that the school system announced the purchases this month, including 4,000 instruments, 2,000 desktop computers, more than 1,300 laptop and tablets and 85,000 new books for school libraries.

Officials say the money was unspent because of vacant jobs going unfilled and reduced benefits costs.

Chancellor Kaya Henderson says it's an example of the school system putting its resources into the classroom.

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DC councilman calls for taxi chief's resignation after WUSA9 Investigation

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A DC City Council member is calling for the resignation of the DC Taxicab Commission Chair, after he "defended racism," according to the Councilman.

During a Russ Ptacek investigation, Commission Chair Ron Linton told Ptacek that it's not racism when cab drivers choose not to pick up black passengers, "it's economics," Linton said. 

Council Member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) said Linton's comments are unacceptable.

"There is a bright line here - calling it 'economic' is a defense of racism," said Wells. "It is disgusting and it has no place in our government. Ron Linton needs to go. Everybody should have equal access to taxis and transportation in our city regardless of their skin color or where they live," Wells said in a news release. 

Wells, who announced he is running for Mayor last month, is challenging current Mayor Vincent Gray to do something about Linton.

Carbon monoxide leak sends three to hospital

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA9)--In the District, firefighters raced to the scene of a carbon monoxide leak at a Northwest Washington home.

Three people were taken to the hospital suffering from life-threatening effects of the gas. The incident happened in the 51-hundred block of New Hampshire Avenue.

From the outside, this Northwest Washington home looks like it's ready for the holidays. But inside, according to DC Fire and EMS, a potentially deadly gas escaped from a faulty water heater.

"It's sad to hear that your neighbor has some kind of injury or something. It's very sad," said Reza Gsazabi, who lives next door to the victims. 

He was among the neighbors who witnessed three of the residents transported to George Washington University Hospital.

Boffi-Maxalto create Albero di Natale, Italian for Christmas tree, at this year’s Georgetown Jingle

Boffi-Maxalto create Albero di Natale, Italian for Christmas tree, at this year’s Georgetown Jingle

Julia Walter of Boffi and Brian Fell of Maxalto designed an Italian-themed tree that includes a Tuscany Villa getaway and gift certificates from local Italian restaurants and beauty salon.

Spectacular holiday trees and décor are now on display in the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel in anticipation of the 8th Annual Georgetown Jingle held this Sunday, December 15th. The event benefits pediatric programs at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Armed robbery suspects sought

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. police need your help identifying two persons of interest in connection with an armed robbery.

It happened in the 1900 block of Lincoln Road, NE on Friday, October 11, 2013 at approximately 5:30 p.m.