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2. Toronto Mayor

3. JFK

4. Southwest Airlines Flight

5. Weather

6. University of Alabama

7. Football Coach Stepping Down

 

Italo Ceramica Opens First US Showroom in Rockville-Grand Opening Event This Thursday

Italo Ceramica Opens First US Showroom in Rockville-Grand Opening Event This Thursday

Italo Ceramica's Grand Opening Event, which is open to the public, is Thursday, November 14 from 6-9 p.m.

DC Council passes licenses for undocumented residents

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The DC City Council approved a bill on Tuesday granting access to driver's licenses and ID's for city residents regardless of their immigration status. 

The licenses will be marked to show they belong to undocumented residents.

The DC Drivers Safety Amendment Act of 2013 will go into effect in May 2014.

Recently, California, Vermont, and Massachusetts passed similar bills.

In a written statement on Tuesday, Salvador G. Sarmiento of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network said:

Dupont Circle lights go out, no reason released yet

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) --  Monday morning's rush hour traffic around Dupont Circle in Northwest DC was a mess because all of the traffic lights around the circle were flashing.

While a WUSA 9 camera was there, technicians showed up and fixed the problem.

We have reached out to DDOT to find out what happened and are waiting for them to get back to us.

 

Police: Group of 10 people rob and assault victim

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police are looking to identify multiple suspects in connection to a robbery and assault incident in DC.

It happened at the 600 Block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE on Thursday night around 9:15 p.m. when a male victim was walking in the area. 10 people gathered around him, assaulted him and ran away with his property, police said. 

The victim is being treated at the hospital. The suspects are being described between the ages of 18 and 22, police said. 

If you have any information, call Police at (202) 727-9099.

Police charge suspect who beat GWU professor

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police have arrested a man in connection to the incident of a George Washington University professor being severely beaten by Dupont Circle, officials said.

James Brown, 38 has been charged with 'Aggravated Assault'. The assault happened at the 2000 block of S Street NW. on October 27 around 4:15 a.m. The victim was found unconscious on the sidewalk and is still in the hospital, police said.

According to the investigation, the victim said two males attacked him and they moved him from the middle of the 2000 block of S Street to the sidewalk where police found him, it said in a press release. 

   

Getting your car ready for winter

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Winter is just around the corner, which means it's time to get your vehicle ready for the cold weather.

AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging motorists to put the winter car emergency kits back into their trunks for another season of winter driving. 

"October's chill is a harbinger of things to come. There is still time to do preventative maintenance before frigid winter weather swoops in unawares," said Jeffrey Boone, AAA Mid-Atlantic's Car Care Field Operations Manager. "Proper maintenance now can help you prevent much more costly repairs during winter."

Winter Car Care Checklist

•         Battery and Charging System - Have the battery and charging system tested by a trained technician. A fully charged battery in good condition is required to start an engine in cold weather.