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Capitals player John Carlson makes Olympic team

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) --  Washington Capitals player John Carlson has made the U.S. Men's Olympic hockey team.

The defenseman was among the 25 players announced for the team for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia on Wednesday afternoon. This will be his first Olympic appearance.

Carlson is 23 years old. He was originally drafted by the Caps in the first round, 27th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

See his player profile here: http://capitals.nhl.com/club/player.htm?id=8474590

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.

Police: Missing 67-year-old man located

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The Metropolitan Police Department is no longer looking for a missing 67-year-old from DC.

Police said James Myers has been located.

Italo Ceramica Celebrated its First US Showroom with Grand Opening Event

Italo Ceramica Celebrated its First US Showroom with Grand Opening Event

The Italian retailer now open in Rockville, Maryland offers Versace and Bisazza tiles, among many others

Italo Ceramica, a ceramic tile retailer with 36 stores in Europe, celebrated the opening of its first US showroom located at 725 Rockville Pike in Rockville, Maryland this month. The Italo Ceramica team welcomed more than 120 design industry professionals, media and customers for a grand opening celebration with special guests Andrea Bacchini, North America Market Director for Imola Ceramica, Italo Ceramica’s partner, and artist Alexander Stefan, who exhibited his photography. Stefan also raffled off one of his works during the evening event.

CAUGHT ON CAM: 3 suspects wanted for assault

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police are looking for three suspects in connection to an assault in DC.

The incident happened on the 1200 block of G Street, N.W. around 3:40 p.m. on November 20. You can see them in the video below: 

Police describe the first suspect as a Black male armed with a black handgun. The second suspect is a Black male in his 20's with a dark complexion and hair in dreadlocks/twists. He was wearing dark clothing. The third suspect is a Black male in his 20's with a dark complexion and short hair. He was wearing dark clothing, police said. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Police at (202) 727-9099.

#GiveJoy to a child for the holiday season

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- LOG ON TO http://www.wusa9.com/givejoy to donate a toy or money to children via "Volunteers of America." 

Jan Jeffcoat is out on assignment and it's a GREAT assignment! Jan's in Prince George's County helping to kick off our holiday virtual toy drive!

WUSA9 has teamed up with the Volunteers of America Chesapeake on a new one-of-a-kind holiday campaign called "Give Joy" and it gives you a chance to help needy kids and families this holiday season with the click of a button. We're calling it a JOY DRIVE and you can buy a toy, donate or just send a holiday message virtually - from home, from work, from anywhere!

Between now and mid December Jan and the whole team here at wusa 9 will be bringing you stories about the people you can help. If you follow her on Twitter @JanJeffcoat you can get live twitter updates.

McDonald's, Chipotle, Subway health closures

Washington, DC (WUSA9) - A DC area McDonald's, Chipotle and Subway were closed by health inspectors for "health hazards;" plus, other restaurants were cited for rodent issues.  These issues and more top this weeks WUSA9 Restaurant Alert.

Updated: To see a photo gallery with hundreds of Washington area restaurant closures since 2012 click here.

Inspectors temporarily closed: McDonald's, 601 F Street, NW, DC, Chipotle, 601 F Street, NW, DC; Axum, 1934 9th Street, NW, DC; Subway, 1776 G Street NW, DC; Horace and Dickie's, 6912 4th Street NW, DC.