Snowy Owl That "Enchanted" Washington DC Hit By Washington DC Bus

This strange and savage American winter has produced many oddities, and the appearance of Snowy Owls from the Arctic Circle has been the only delight in a season of ice and gloom. And then a Washington DC bus struck a beloved white owl a block away from the White House Rose Garden. » 1/30/14 12:50pm 1/30/14 12:50pm

Washington State Lawmakers Issue Giant Middle Finger To Electric…

Hybrid and electric cars are usually so wonderfully magical and great at saving the earth that governments have often incentivized people to buy them. But in an unusual twist, one state government has decided to tell its Nissan Leaf and Tesla Roadster-owning residents that they can go ahead and suck it. » 12/29/12 3:00pm 12/29/12 3:00pm

This Craigslist Ad For An '83 Yamaha Makes Bad Photoshopping Look…

It will be difficult for any Craigslist ad to ever come close to upsetting the epic Jesus-tap-dancing-Christ Pontiac Grand Am one that ran last Spring. But that doesn't mean we don't appreciate a little bit of effort in that direction. » 11/22/12 3:00pm 11/22/12 3:00pm

The First Boeing 747 Ever Built Needs A Good Home

Mouldering quietly on a forlorn corner of Boeing's field near Seattle, Wash., Boeing 747 RA001 is in need of a restoration. To the Washingtonians who built more than 1,400 of the humpbacked workhorses, seeing No. 1 in such a state of disrepair brings a touch of shame. » 9/11/12 3:20pm 9/11/12 3:20pm

Wannabe Gangster Fired His Gun From A Moving Car And Posted The Video…

Ronnie Michael Wynn, a tattooed 23-year-old who apparently takes gangster rap a little too seriously, was already in jail after crashing what was reportedly a stolen vehicle. Then police found a video of him shooting an allegedly stolen handgun out the window of the car he was driving, posted on YouTube and Facebook. » 8/21/12 3:00pm 8/21/12 3:00pm

Man Punched Into A Coma For Complimenting Another Man's Wheels Will…

The young man who suffered a weeks-long coma after he was punched in the head outside a bar has returned home. Doctors' hopes for 22-year-old James Foster were initially pretty dim, so they were surprised by his "miraculous" recovery. » 7/18/12 6:00pm 7/18/12 6:00pm

Vigil Tonight For Man Beaten Into Coma After Complimenting Wheels

The parents of 21-year-old Washington man James Foster, who is in a coma after being savagely beaten for allegedly complimenting another man's wheels, will hold a vigil for their son at Tacoma General Hospital this Saturday at 8 p.m. local time. Foster is still unconscious and possibly paralyzed. » 5/05/12 2:25pm 5/05/12 2:25pm

Man Gets $20,000 In Tickets For Vanity License Plate

Danny White lives in Washington, DC, is a die-hard Redskins fan, and has both a Chevrolet Avalanche and a peculiar sense of humor. Thanks to a peculiar quirk in the District's Department of Motor Vehicles' computer system, those last two details have gotten him about $20,000 worth of unpaid — and unearned — parking… » 2/16/12 3:00pm 2/16/12 3:00pm

Hacked road sign asks what you wear down there

Commuters in suburban Washington, DC, are the latest victims of electronic road sign hacking: Drivers approaching a one-lane bridge faced an inquiry about their choice of underwear. The news crew footage below recorded few affirmations; take that as you will. » 12/07/11 12:30pm 12/07/11 12:30pm