Here's the three alerts I received from AlertDC, the excellent text alert system maintained by the City of Washington, DC.
Date: Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 6:02 AM
MPD and Metro called to report that the incident involving the suspicious vehicle located at 3220 Connecticut Ave NW. is all clear. The Cleveland Park station and all streets are open.
Date: Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 5:24 AM
Conn. Ave is closed from Porter St. to Cathedral Ave NW. East bound Conn.Ave is open east bound to Cathedral Ave. West bound Conn.Ave is closed. Metro reports the Cleveland Park station is closed for pick up and discharge of passengers.
Date: Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 3:46 AM
Subject: Suspicious Vehicle/Street Closures
MPD reports suspicious vehicle at 3000 block of Connecticut Ave, NW.
Connecticut Ave NW closed from Ordway St, NW to Devonshire Place, NW. DDOT notified.
That's some news you can use, right there.