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  • Initiative 77: A decision on what to pay tipped workers served to D.C. voters

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Think about bus boys and bar backs– essential restaurant and bar workers on a busy night– and how much they could use a bump in pay for the work they put in. Now think about some of those positions being eliminated if the cost of business rises too much with the passage of Initiative 77 which goes before D.C. voters on Tuesday. It’s the kind of paradox that some service industry workers want voters to think about […]

  • Book looks into the difficult lives of troubled boys

    ARLINGTON, Va. — A new book is looking into the reasons why boys are at the center of the violence, crime and mayhem in developed nations like the United States. At the same time, the District of Columbia is in the midst of what some could characterize as a crime wave. On Wednesday night alone there were three separate shootings resulting in one death and 4 injuries. “The crime is an integral part of The Boy Crisis,” said Warren Farrell, […]

  • Caps bring wild and crazy to championship celebration

    WASHINGTON D.C. — There wasn’t one thing you could point to but a collection of memorable moments that made the Caps Rally and Parade through the National Mall Tuesday something special. There was Devante Smith-Pelly, carrying a championship belt that looked oddly like one Ric Flair would sport. There was T.J. Oshie lifting his jersey over his head before taking a big gulp of beer on stage. There was Head Coach Barry Trotz being inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

  • Caps party prompting road closures, limited parking around National Mall

    WASHINGTON D.C. — You won’t see the big tourism buses, taxi cabs or even the D.C. Circulator bus if you visit the National Mall area on Tuesday. Instead you’ll run into hundreds if not thousands of Capitals fan making their way to Constitution Avenue for a midday celebration of the Stanley Cup Champions. City leaders are encouraging fans to use public transportation to make it to the parade and rally, which begins at 11 a.m. at 17th St. and Constitution, […]

  • Capitals players celebrate Stanley Cup win on the ice

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — If you haven’t got your fill of Capitals coverage then check out our 2 videos from Friday night’s newscast that captures thoughts from fans in the final moments of the season as well as the unforgettable moments after the 4-3 win over the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Enjoy!

  • DCW50 follows Capitals fans to Las Vegas ahead of Stanley Cup Final game 5

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — With the Washington Capital on the verge of closing out the Las Vegas Golden Knights and winning the first Stanley Cup in franchise history DCW50 make the trek to Sin City to find Caps fans ready to celebrate should the Caps win Thursday night. We ran into Potomac native Chad Prince who shared with us the video from above and told us he made the decision to come to Las Vegas from San Diego ahead of […]

  • Northern Virginia family struggles for answers in search for Palmer Marsh

    PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. — The Marsh family can’t understand how it has been more than one month since they saw 16-year-old Palmer. The teen missed his chores on the farm May 2. He missed wrestling matches and swim meets. He missed his birthday. The Marsh family spoke with DCW50 in mid-May. At that time, they were frustrated because they felt not enough was being done to find Palmer. Part of the worry stemmed from the fact that the Prince […]

  • Capitals head back to Las Vegas up 3-1 in best of 7 series

    WASHINGTON D.C.– Capitals fans watched their team dominate the NHL’s best regular-season team over the course of games 3 and 4. On Monday, the Caps won 6-2 after beating the Las Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Saturday. Washington will play game 5 in Las Vegas Thursday night with a chance to win the organization’s first ever Stanley Cup. Game 4 #capitals fans of the game are Max Scherzer and Ryan Zimmerman because of course they are. #ALLCAPS #StanleyCup — […]

  • Capitals nab a doggone win in game 2 of Stanley Cup Final; return to DC with series tied at 1

    WASHINGTON D.C.– A strong crowd of close to 14,500 Capitals fans made Capital One Arena feel like home Monday and watched the Caps beat Las Vegas 3-2 for the team’s first Stanley Cup Final win since 1998. Some of the people who showed up said they had to come back down to the arena after having such a good time during a watch party on Monday, despite a loss to Las Vegas. “My kids faces [Monday night],” said Elizabeth Burch, […]