Evan Koslof, wusa9

Evan Koslof

wusa9

Washington, DC, United States

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At 10, she dreamed of a DC monument for women in World War II. Now at 17, Congress is listening

Raya Kenney was just 10-years-old when she had the idea. She wanted to create a monument, honoring the women on the home-front. Now she has a Congressional audience → Read More

Meet Toby, the bomb-sniffing dog entering early retirement to fight cancer

He beat cancer before in 2016, and was back at work in just two months. → Read More

She fought for an 'Alzheimer's Stamp' to honor her husband. Now, it's raised $1 Million

Kathy Siggins husband passed away from the disease in 1999 and wants to fight to keep the stamp made in his honor. → Read More

What it’s like to be the last remaining Republican lawmaker in Fairfax County

Pat Herrity has found a way to hold on to his seat on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, even as the rest of the county went blue. → Read More

First female House Speaker in Virginia reflects on her new role

The historic elections in Virginia brought Democrat majorities to the General Assembly. They also made Del. Elaine Filler-Corn the first female House Speaker. → Read More

She flipped off the president, then she got fired. Now, she's an elected leader

Juli Briskman first made headlines in 2017 when she was caught on camera flipping off the president's motorcade. → Read More

'He didn’t know it. But God knew he was going to play major league baseball'

Long before he was a star infielder for the Nationals, Anthony Rendon was playing for a Little League team. His coach said they knew right away he was a star. → Read More

New York Or Houston? Which World Series location is better for your wallet?

With the Nationals heading to the World Series, many fans are considering the trip to either New York or Houston. → Read More

Gas station ditches gas and goes electric; A sign of the future?

RS Automotive isn't actually a gas station anymore. That's because the owners have completely switched to electric power. → Read More

This hockey player is 76 years old, and he's still getting body checked

Typically it's professional athletes getting the attention at the Medstar Capitals Iceplex. But on a recent visit, WUSA9 couldn't help but notice Paul Mason, 76. → Read More

'They're out here to kick the butt out of their disease'

Survivors of Lymphoma, their families, and other advocates came together Sunday to raise money for research into the disease. → Read More

Hundreds of young people flock to the Capitol for Global Walkout Event

For hundreds of students across the globe, the classrooms were left behind on Friday. These young people chose to protest against climate change instead. → Read More

How to make DC a state: Just change the rules in the Senate. That's the new strategy for some DC a advocates

Generations of advocates have tried to make DC a state and failed. Now a group called '51 For 51' is trying a new strategy: changing the rules in the Senate. → Read More

On 9/11, this FBI Couple responded to the Pentagon. Now they're retiring on the anniversary to honor their friends

In many ways, 9/11 transformed their careers. It provided a clear example for why their jobs mattered. Now this FBI couple is retiring on the 18 year anniversary. → Read More

First day of school kicks of for Fairfax County students

Monday marks the first day of school for the approximately 180,000 students in the county and big changes are to come. → Read More

'Best day of the school year;' Teachers surprise students at their homes

It's become an annual tradition. Teachers load up their cars with gift bags, and head to the homes of their students. One by one, they give them a big welcome. → Read More

'Incredibly exciting' or a 'give-away'; The debate around the Taxi-To-Rail pilot in DC

The Taxi-To-Rail program is offering subsidized taxi rides to residents and visitors of Wards 7 and 8. But not everyone is on board with the plan. → Read More

6 new murals are on the way to DC. Here's where you can find them

Across DC, there are hundreds of murals beautifying the present, and celebrating the past. Now six more are on the way, sponsored by the city. → Read More

Protected two-way bike lanes pose higher risk, study shows

IIHS visited emergency rooms in D.C., New York City, and Portland. The group interviewed a total of 604 bicyclists at hospitals, after they encountered crashes. → Read More

Detention center for migrant children proposed in DC

The details are sparse, but local leaders are already speaking out against proposals to bring a detention center for migrant children in D.C. → Read More