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Past articles by Tom:

$6 Million Restoration for Marine Corps War Memorial

The Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington is re-opening after a $6 milllion restoration. The Marines also have added two wars -- Afghanistan and Iraq -- to the list of battles. News4's Tom Sherwood reports. → Read More

Maryland Dems Hope to Unseat Hogan in 2018

Maryland Democrats hope to unseat Republican Gov. Larry Hogan next year, but Hogan is already putting up a fight. News4's Tom Sherwood reports. → Read More

The Wharf Combats Potential Traffic Issues With Shuttles, Water Taxis, Ferry

Mayor Muriel Bowser is promoting The Wharf’s new transit options in an effort to avoid a traffic mess along the renewed southwest waterfront. → Read More

Sources: DC Attorney General Won't Take Gun Law Appeal to Supreme Court

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has decided not to appeal a federal appeals ruling that the city's restrictions on concealed carry permits violate residents' Second Amendment rights, multiple sources familiar... → Read More

Couple Wants Argentina Government to Fix Dilapidated DC House

A couple is fighting a nuisance property in Washington, D.C.'s exclusive Kalorama neighborhood. the home next to them is owned by the government of Argentina and has been abandoned for 24 years. News4's Tom Sherwood reports. → Read More

'Mother of All Rallies' Headed to National Mall

Washington, D.C. officials are preparing for the "Mother of All Rallies" on Sept. 16. The event set to be held in support of President Trump is one of many events planned on federal land that day. News4's Tom Sherwood reports. → Read More

Thousands of Jobs Open at The Wharf in Southwest

After months of construction, some of the businesses at D.C.'s new Southwest Waterfront development are scouting for employees. News4's Tom Sherwood spoke with a few of those hoping to get a job at The Wharf. → Read More

Dramatic Renovation Changes Face of Duke Ellington School of the Arts

News4's Tom Sherwood toured D.C.'s renovated Duke Ellington School of the Arts. → Read More

Neighbors Call for 'Food Not Booze' at Tiny DC Safeway

The Safeway grocery store at 17th and Corcoran streets NW is small, and some neighbors say the proposed addition of beer and wine to the store will cut into the space for groceries. Safeway says alcohol would make up only 4 percent of the total inventory. Neighborhood commissioner Nick Delledonne said even that is too much. "We can't go to the liquor store to pick up celery and carrots," he… → Read More

Bowser May Cut Street Parking, Create Commercial Spots

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will propose major changes to parking on many D.C. streets. Under the plan, more curb lanes would be reserved for trucks, buses and ride-hailing services. "People who are just driving in and out of the city are really going to have to park in a garage," DDOT director Leif Dormsjo told News4's Tom Sherwood on WAMU. → Read More

National Park Service Struggling to Maintain DC's Tiny Parks

There are nearly 300 small and tiny parks throughout the District and maintaining them takes a lot of resources. News4's Tom Sherwood reports The National Park Service is trying to figure out what to do with the parks. → Read More

Are Flip-Flops OK at Work?

It's hot -- really hot. But does that make it OK to wear flip flops to work? News4's Tom Sherwood goes out on the sizzling streets of D.C. to find out. → Read More

Ticket Amnesty in DC Still Means Paying Something

A D.C. Council member is proposing a new annual amnesty to clear violators' records. News4's Tom Sherwood reports, they would still have to pay something. → Read More

Curator, Pilot Reflects on Tantalizing Clue to Amelia Earhart's Fate

Some experts believe a recently discovered picture shows Amelia Earhart alive and in Japanese custody after she vanished in 1937 on a trip around the world. It's a tantalizing possibility for Earhart fans, including those who gathered at the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Wednesday. "This is one of the great mysteries of the 20th century," said curator Dorothy Cochrane,… → Read More

Missing: One Liberty Bell Replica Belonging to DC

It is a mystery of the one-ton bell and where it has been all these years. The D.C. Council is trying to find out where a replica of the famous Liberty Bell has been hiding for about the past 35 years. → Read More

Rats! DC Mayor Announces Steps to Control Rat Problem After Complaints Up 65%

Rat complaints have jumped 65 percent in D.C., from 2,300 complaints in 2015 to 3,500 complaints in 2016. → Read More

DC Bars to Host Comey Hearing Viewing Parties

Several Washington D.C. bars are hosting viewing parties for former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday. → Read More

'Governor' Bowser? Council Considers Title Changes

How about Governor Muriel Bowser? → Read More

Sherwood's Notebook: When Rush Hour Isn’t

If you are among the people who live here or the 500,000 who drive into and out of the city each work day, there’s nothing amusing about our traffic. → Read More

DC Parks, Police and Pools Gear Up for a Safe

The approach of the Memorial Day Weekend has Washington, D.C. preparing for summer. Public pools are about to open, summer jobs programs are available for teenagers, and there’s still time to sign your kids up for summer camps through the Department of Parks and Recreation. DC Police are also designing their annual summer crime initiative. Officers will focus on getting illegal guns off the… → Read More