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Dr. Gridlock: Roads around Inova Fairfax Hospital closed after prisoner escapes
WashingtonPost.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:15:32 GMT
Roads around Inova Fairfax Hospital closed Tuesday morning after a prisoner armed with a gun escaped from the facility.Read full article >>

BREAKING: Shooter on the loose; Inova Fairfax Hospital on lockdown
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:25:20 -0400


Fairfax County Police are investigating an active shooter situation early Tuesday morning at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia after a prisoner being treated there escaped, multiple media reports said.

WTOP said the shooting situation occurred at 3 a.m. at the hospital in Falls Church.

It's not clear if anyone ...

D.C.’s volunteer-led Know Your Fitness builds neighborhood bonds along with bodies
WashingtonPost.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:27:30 GMT
On a recent Saturday morning that was a bit brisk for outdoor activity, a pair of young women steadied themselves in a head-to-head plank position as they swapped hand slaps on a basketball court in Petworth.Read full article >>

Weather Gang: D.C. area forecast: Afternoon showers today and a cooler Wednesday; Warmer, stormier l
WashingtonPost.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:00:06 GMT
WEATHER GANG | Today we manage seasonally warm conditions with highs in the 60s.

D.C. Zoning Commission votes to reduce maximum height of pop-ups
WashingtonPost.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:24:23 GMT
The D.C. Zoning Commission took its first action on Monday night against developers building the city’s growing number of pop-up homes, voting to reduce the maximum by-right height of single-family rowhouses to 35 feet, down from 40, in some of the city’s gentrifying neighborhoods like Capitol Hill, Shaw and Columbia Heights. Read full article >>

Police lockdown Inova Fairfax Hospital
WashingtonPost.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:20:00 GMT
Police in Fairfax County said Tuesday morning that Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church is on lockdown after a prisoner armed with a gun escaped.Police identified the prisoner as Wossen Assaye. He is wearing a hospital gown and has no shoes. Assaye is believed to be “armed and dangerous,” police said. He is described as being six feet tall and weighing 170 pounds. Read full article >>

Uber of food? App’s ‘dashers’ deliver for a $7 fee
WashingtonPost.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:00:17 GMT
Some D.C. residents now have another way to take advantage of the city’s growing food options without leaving their couches and cubicles.DoorDash — an app-based restaurant delivery service — made its official D.C. debut last week with about 100 partnered restaurants and 50 drivers, who are independent contractors. For a $7 flat fee, DoorDash delivers food from D.C. restaurants in the Northwest area to locations that are no more than four miles away (and 3.5 miles away if you are ordering to or from downtown).  DoorDash hopes to include restaurants beyond Northwest, although it will still deliver to customers outside of the quadrant and in the nearby suburbs if it’s in the delivery radius.Read full article >>

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