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Z-Burger shutdown giveaway doles out $88,000 of free food

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Z-Burger representatives say they gave out 15,840 free burgers to furloughed federal workers during its shutdown giveaway.

Representatives add that the four participating restaurant locations gave away more than $88,000 of free food in three days. The deal ended Thursday night.

In a press release, the owner of Z-Burger, Peter Tabibian, said, "I saw a lot of friendships being made while the customers waited on line and then joined each other for their meals. Even though this cost me a lot of money, the thousands of people who thanked Z-Burger both here and on social media were well worth it. I only wish that the politicians would come to Z-Burger and sit down and figure out a way to get these great people back to work."

Z-Burger is known for its burgers, fries, onion rings and 75 milkshake flavors. For more about Z-Burger visit www.zburger.com.

Eagle caught on camera in rare attack on a deer

LONDON (AP) - The eagle, red-handed.

Remote cameras intended to monitor Siberian tigers in Russia instead caught a golden eagle's fatal attack on a deer, snapping three photos as the massive bird dug its talons into the distressed animal's back.

London's Zoological Society, which distributed the pictures to journalists, said the sequence showed a rare but not unheard of attack by a golden eagle. The society's Linda Kerley said she first realized something was up when she approached the wildlife-monitoring device - also called a camera trap - and found a mangled deer carcass nearby.

Arrest made in DC homicide

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A man was arrested for homicide on Thursday in the stabbing death of another DC man on Saturday, police said. 

Marvin Moore, 36, of NW, DC, was arrested for stabbing Timothy Benjamin, 58, of DC, to death on Saturday, police said. 

It happened at around 12:41 a.m. on the 5300 block of Georgia Avenue, NW, police said. 

"... Police officers from the Fourth District on routine patrol observed a male subject lying on his back in the rear of the 5300 block of Georgia Avenue, NW suffering from apparent multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead," police said in a news release. 

DC police arrested Moore and charged him with Second Degree Murder While Armed in the homicide of Timothy Benjamin.

Possible attempted kidnapping in NW DC

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Metro police are investigating a possible attempted kidnapping in Northwest, D.C.

It happened in the 1500 block of Foxhall Rd.

Roads are closed from Foxhall Rd. to MacArthur Blvd and MacArthur Blvd to Q St.

There are no schools in the area on lock down. 

We have a crew on the scene and hope to have more information soon.

Your world in 90 seconds

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Your world in 90 seconds features: 

1. Navy Yard video/photos

2. Obamacare

3. Government shutdown

4. DC Mayor on Government shutdown

5. Weather

6. Mother/daughter serial killer

7. Va. Governor debate

8. "Anacostia" daytime drama

PHOTOS: Amazing DC Sky

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Meteorologist Howard Berstein posts amazing photos of the D.C. sky and we have to share.

*If you're viewing this on our iPad app, click VIDEO then choose photo option.

You can follow Howard on Twitter @hbwx for more photos and weather updates. 

Jan Jeffcoat makes her WUSA9 debut at 11 p.m.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- You told us you wanted something different, something fast and something that spoke to you, the viewer. We listened. 

On Sunday night, WUSA9 debuted its new anchor, Jan Jeffcoat, and its new 11 p.m. show format, which reflects more viewer-friendly segments. 

We at WUSA9 are always listening to your questions and comments on www.TellWUSA9.com as well. Click the link and tell us what you think about all the hottest topics in today's news, entertainment, weather and local sports.