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DC police investigate quadruple stabbing

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Four people were stabbed on New Year's Day in Northwest D.C.

Police say one woman and three men are believed to have been stabbed in the 2400 block of 18th Street NW but they ended up scattering to various locations, including Adams Mill Road and Chaplain Street NW.

Police say the initial call came in at 3:43 a.m. Wednesday.

The victims all have non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Police are still trying to establish suspects and a motive.

Metro open later for New Year's holiday

WASHINGTON (AP) - Metro will stay open later for New Year's Eve and operate on a weekend schedule on the first day of the new year.

Metro says that for New Year's Eve on Tuesday train stations will stay open two hours later than on a normal weekday, until 2 a.m.

On Wednesday, New Year's Day, trains and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule. Train stations will open at 7 a.m. and close at midnight.

DC councilman calls for taxi chief's resignation after WUSA9 Investigation

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A DC City Council member is calling for the resignation of the DC Taxicab Commission Chair, after he "defended racism," according to the Councilman.

During a Russ Ptacek investigation, Commission Chair Ron Linton told Ptacek that it's not racism when cab drivers choose not to pick up black passengers, "it's economics," Linton said. 

Council Member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) said Linton's comments are unacceptable.

"There is a bright line here - calling it 'economic' is a defense of racism," said Wells. "It is disgusting and it has no place in our government. Ron Linton needs to go. Everybody should have equal access to taxis and transportation in our city regardless of their skin color or where they live," Wells said in a news release. 

Wells, who announced he is running for Mayor last month, is challenging current Mayor Vincent Gray to do something about Linton.

Viewer donates 150 pajamas to WUSA9 Give Joy Campaign

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) --- The Give Joy Campaign was a massive success at our station for helping local kids in need. 

One area woman and her family got inspired to donate a holiday gift tradition to the campaign.

Kathy Jackson grew up getting pajamas every Christmas Eve. It's a tradition she has carried on with the start of her own family.  Jackson is a mom of three adopted sons from foster care. She said her children did not own pajamas when she first met them.

"My oldest son had never had a new set. I just remembered how excited he got when he got his first pair," she said.

What began as a point of joy turned into a source of strength and healing for Jackson, when she was diagnosed with leukemia. She spent months in the hospital undergoing a bone marrow transplant.

DC firefighters respond to blaze in Woodley Park

WASHINGTON (AP) - At least two people were injured in a two-alarm fire at a condominium building near the Woodley Park Metro station.

District of Columbia firefighters responded to the fire in the 2500 block of Calvert Street NW on Monday evening. Heavy fire was seen coming from the fifth floor of the building.

Fire department spokesman Timothy Wilson says a firefighter was injured along with a resident of the building who was sent to a hospital. The injuries were not believed to be life threatening.

The residential building is located near large hotels and some busy restaurants in the neighborhood.

Boffi-Maxalto create Albero di Natale, Italian for Christmas tree, at this year’s Georgetown Jingle

Boffi-Maxalto create Albero di Natale, Italian for Christmas tree, at this year’s Georgetown Jingle

Julia Walter of Boffi and Brian Fell of Maxalto designed an Italian-themed tree that includes a Tuscany Villa getaway and gift certificates from local Italian restaurants and beauty salon.

Spectacular holiday trees and décor are now on display in the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel in anticipation of the 8th Annual Georgetown Jingle held this Sunday, December 15th. The event benefits pediatric programs at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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