By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
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The seven D.C. employees responsible for "booting" cars with delinquent tickets immobilized more than 15,000 vehicles last year — a rate of 61 per day, according to figures compiled by AAA Mid-Atlantic.
The D.C. office of the inspector general says a former council member tried to get 10 traffic tickets voided last year by leveraging a law that exempts legislators from parking rules while on official business -- a common political perk that has led to confusion and abuse across the country.
Officials in the D.C. area girded for heavy rains and dangerous winds on Sunday into next week, as Hurricane Sandy creeps up the eastern seaboard.
D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie is calling for an "all hands on deck" effort to stem too-frequent flooding in the Bloomingdale neighborhood after a string of devastating rainstorms this month.
The saga behind D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown's fully loaded Lincoln Navigators just won't go away.
With forecasts predicting that Washington could get several inches of rain over the next day from a passing tropical storm, Washington is handing out sandbags to residents.