Category: Local News

Thermostats Recalled Due To Potential Fire Hazard

https://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js ST. LOUIS, Mo. (CBS Local) — Some 150,000 Emerson Sensi WiFi thermostats sold in the U.S. and Canada are being recalled because they may pose a fire hazard. White-Rodgers of St. Louis, Missouri, a division of Emerson Electric Company, says it has received eight reports of burn damage to the thermostat involving minor property…

D.C. Council passes gun, climate change, and education watchdog bills

In its last legislative session before the new year, the D.C. Council on Tuesday unanimously approved new standards to combat climate change, and passed legislation to allow authorities to remove weapons from dangerous persons and to create an independent education data watchdog. The Clean Energy D.C. Omnibus Amendment Act of … Original published: 2018-12-19 01:11:04…

Police seeking three suspects in NW burglary

WASHINGTON — D.C. police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three suspects in a burglary that took place in Northwest Tuesday morning. At approximately 11:42 a.m., three suspects, all male, entered a store on the 5600 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest. According to police, they stole property from the pharmacy area of the store and…

Washington D.C. votes to legalize sports betting

Washington, D.C., it’s almost time to place your bets. Washington became the eighth and latest jurisdiction to legalize sports betting in 2018, just months after a Supreme Court decision made it legal nationwide. The D.C. Council voted 11-2 in favor of the “Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018” Tuesday, … Original published: 2018-12-18 22:22:03…