When 91-year old Ruth White made an appointment with Verizon to have cable installed at her Bowie home she had no idea she would come across a tech that turned into a friend.
CHANTILLY, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - For Warren and Nikki Linscott, hearing that their second daughter Callie would be born with a rare medical condition was difficult, but the Virginia couple was grateful they found out just weeks before she was born so they could get the proper medical treatment.
Thousands of people driving along Benning Road every day know very little about Woodlawn Cemetery.
This week schools across the country are taking a moment to recognize and celebrate our teachers.
A military mom who came home from her deployment to give her son the surprise of his life at his school in Fairfax County received her own surprise on Friday.
A Prince George's County woman has worked to help her community eight hours a day, six days a week for more than two decades and has declined any compensation for her good deeds.
A Virginia teen with autism lovingly referred to as "Bean" first made headlines back in January when he donated his lifetime supply of peanut butter that was given to him by Lidl to furloughed government workers.
A good Samaritan who rushed to rescue a toddler who was abducted during a carjacking in the District was surprised with a shopping spree Friday morning.
The DC area has experienced frigid temperatures, gusting winds, soaking rains, and snow over the last few weeks. But not everyone is fortunate enough to experience this wicked weather from the comfort and warmth of a home.
A Prince George’s County woman finishing her final round of chemotherapy in DC says she has the love and support she received to thank as she walks out of the hospital.
Students at Arcola Elementary, led by reading specialist Kelly Rogan, have the incredible opportunity to read and spend time with local officers from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.
A Northern Virginia woman is helping people in the Hispanic community combat unemployment and hunger with her culinary program.
Earlier this season, FOX 5 DC asked local businesses to set up donation bins and help us collect diapers and wipes for needy families in the Washington, D.C. area. Today -- we can report that all of you came through! The bins that were set up were filled with much needed supplies!
A DC woman is turning her grief from her son's murder into an opportunity to give to the homeless.
Community members say children in the Langley Park area of Prince George's County are bombarded every day with gang violence and poverty.
Here's a staggering statistic -133 billion pounds of food is wasted in the United States each year. That translates to 161 billion dollars spent on food...that ended up in the trash.
A retired teacher in Prince George’s County is continuing to Pay It Forward to students in her neighborhood.
Nothing pulls at the heartstrings like the thought of a child going hungry and three DC mothers are teaming up to Pay It Forward by working to solve childhood hunger in the District.
It’s no secret that animals hold a special power to heal and to calm. From PTSD affected veterans to people who suffer from debilitating conditions, therapeutic animals can yield remarkable results and one Virginia riding program is seeing those results firsthand.
As September is pediatric cancer awareness month, there is still much more to be done in the fight against this devastating disease.