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Mr. Peter Parker chops it up with Shy Glizzy, who could have a major impact in 2014. (WPGC file photo)

The Top 15 DMV Artists to Watch for in 2014

WPGC’s Mr. Peter Parker has the Top 15 local artists to keep an eye on in the new year.

12/31/2013

Photo credit: Channel 9's Delia Gonçalves.

Man Dressed as Santa Shot with Pellet Gun in D.C.

A man dressed as Santa Claus for an annual toy drive in a Southeast D.C. neighborhood was shot with a pellet gun Tuesday morning.

WPGC 95.5–12/24/2013

‘Santa Clause’ Shot With Pellet Gun in Southeast

A man dressed as Santa Claus for an annual toy drive in a Southeast D.C. neighborhood was shot with a pellet gun Tuesday morning, according to multiple reports.

WPGC 95.5–12/24/2013

File photo of the University of Maryland campus. (Credit: Brett Hall/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

U. of Md.’s Testudo Statue Set Ablaze

It is a tradition for University of Maryland, College Park students to leave offerings for the Testudo statue in front of McKeldin Library for luck during finals. But, to the chagrin of students who idolize the iconic figure, the statue caught on fire at some point Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.

12/18/2013

Maryland native Bullet Brak hangs with Mr. Peter Parker. (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Bullet Brak

Already a walking success story, Brak is a graduate of NYC’s IAR and a testament to hard work and dedication to his craft.

12/13/2013

(Photo by Gareth Davies/Getty Images)

Nelson Mandela, Former South African President, Dies at 95

Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa and anti-apartheid revolutionary, has died at the age of 95. President Jacob Zuma said Mandela died Thursday at his home after ongoing health problems. “Our nation has […]

12/05/2013

Somebody stole $10,000 from the Salvation Army before Christmas. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Community Donations Help Recoup Funds Stolen From Salvation Army

In the movies, Christmas spirit is always restored at the very end. Audiences rejoice when The Grinch’s heart grows three sizes, and when George Bailey realizes that it actually is “A Wonderful Life.”

12/04/2013

The National Zoo's panda cub gets weighed and measured Oct. 29. (credit: Smithsonian's National Zoo)

Say Hello to ‘Bao Bao’ The Panda Cub

The name of the 100-day-old panda was announced over the weekend after people voted online.

12/02/2013

(Courtesy of Def Jam)

Kanye Talks ‘Yeezus,’ the Kardashians, Jimmy Kimmel (Video)

Kanye West was in D.C. for The Yeezus Tour’s stop at the Verizon Center Thursday, and on Friday he stopped by the WPGC studio for an interview with The Pablo Show.

11/25/2013

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