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Kristin Wright


Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Kristin:

Exhibit Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Campaign for Equality

Over 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. started organizing what would become his final major campaign for political equality, which would bring over 3,000 people to live in a tent city built on the... → Read More

Walter Reed Stops Contract With Service Dog Program Because of 'Oversight' Issues

A program that helps place trained dogs with wounded veterans has been forced out of two military facilities in the D.C. area, according to a report. → Read More

Northwest DC Shootings Bring City's 2017 Homicide Count to 100

Two young men and a teenager were shot to death in three separate shootings in recent days. → Read More

Bus Driver Fulfills Dream of Singing National Anthem at Wizards Game

A Georgetown University bus driver has fulfilled his longtime dream of singing the national anthem at a Washington Wizards game. News4's Kristin Wright spoke with Larry Calloway before his big moment. → Read More

Photographer Documents Stories of Women Harassed on Metro

A graduate photography student at George Washington University is turning her experience being harassed on Metro trains into an exhibit telling the stories of women who have had similar experiences. News4's Kristin Wright reports. → Read More

Virginia Family to Donate Lady Gaga Tickets in Mother's Memory

A Virginia father and his two young sons have come up with a way to honor their mother, who recently died of an aggressive form of cancer. → Read More

Virginia Dad Comes Home From Deployment, Surprises Daughter

A young girl got a big surprise when her father made an unexpected appearance at her school. News4's Kristin Wright reports. → Read More

Garage Openers From Unlocked Cars Used to Commit Theft

Thefts in Loudoun County result from garage door openers left in unlocked cars being used to get into garages. Kristin Wright reports. → Read More

Surprise Visit by Dave Chappelle, Jerry Seinfeld

Dave Chappelle, who gave a shout out at the Emmy's this month, was at his old D.C. school with none other than comedian Jerry Seinfeld. News 4's Kristin Wright reports. → Read More

Group Asks Judge to Halt Tree Cutting on Trail Closed for Purple Line Construction

An advocacy group and two residents have filed a restraining order asking for no trees to be cut down along the Georgetown Branch Trail in Montgomery County, Maryland, which has been closed for Purple Line construction. News4's Kristin Wright reports. → Read More

Whole Foods to Cut Prices on Monday

If you have plans to stop by Whole Foods, you may want to wait until Monday to shop. The company says it will cut prices on Monday after their deal with Amazon is complete. D.C. dietician Charmaine Jones said that could help the people she serves. "Cost is the number one barrier for my clients to access health foods," she told News4's Kristin Wright. → Read More

Teachers Fan Out Across Fairfax County for Annual Welcome Walk

News4's Kristin Wright followed a couple of Fairfax County teachers as they went door-to-door to personally greet their incoming students. → Read More

DC Reacts to Terror Attack in Spain

A Maryland woman visiting Barcelona, Spain, describes what happened during Thursday's terror attack. News4's Kristin Wright also spoke with a man from Spain in D.C. who said he was saddened by the events happening in his home country. → Read More

Contractor Rescues Man, Elderly Mother From Apartment Fire

A fast-acting contractor may have saved lives Friday morning when a town house apartment caught fire in Alexandria, Virginia. → Read More

'There Needs to Be Compassion and Care:' Mother Who Lost Son to Opioid Addiction Grieves in St. Mary's County

A mother grieves the loss of her son as the amount of opioid related deaths in St. Mary's County rise. → Read More

Maryland Driver's Licenses Going Digital

Maryland is testing a new digital driver's license system that would bring your ID to your phone. News4's Kristin Wright reports. → Read More

Family of Injured Man Asks for Help to Find Hit-and-Run Driver

A man remains on life support a week after a hit-and-run driver struck him in Southeast D.C. News4's Kristin Wright reports his family is urging anyone who knows anything to come forward. → Read More

DC Council Member Calls for Statue Diversity

A D.C. Council Member is calling for more representation for minorities and women throughout the city. He says having more statues that honor people of color and women will inspire young people. News4's Kristin Wright reports. → Read More

Close-Knit Virginia Community Prays, Walks Together After Shooting at Baseball Field

After a long day of shock and sadness, the Del Ray community decided to walk together. → Read More

Unique Graduation Tradition Inspires Everyone Along Its Path

Sometimes you have to look back in order to realize how far you’ve come. That’s the idea behind a unique tradition in Charles County, Maryland. Just before graduation day, high school seniors return to the elementary schools where their education began. News4’s Kristin Wright tags along with this year’s graduates to see how the Parade of Success inspires everyone along its path. → Read More