April 16-27, 2014

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Beauty Tool Causes House Fire, Displaces 8

Beauty Tool Causes House Fire, Displaces 8

Officials say a curling iron left on a bed caused a fire large enough to displace two Rockville families just a week before Christmas.

U.Va. Board Chair Decries 'Drive-By Journalism'

U.Va. Board Chair Decries 'Drive-By Journalism'

The chairman of U.Va.'s Board of Visitors ripped into Rolling Stone magazine, saying the magazine unfairly tarnished the school's image with a piece of "drive-by journalism."

Several Teens Arrested After Fight at Md. H.S.

Several Teens Arrested After Fight at Md. H.S.

Several teens were arrested Friday after a large fight broke out at Arundel High School in Gambrills, Maryland.

Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Pleads Guilty to DUI

Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Pleads Guilty to DUI

Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.

Newseum to Display Items From Ferguson Protests

Newseum to Display Items From Ferguson Protests

The Newseum is displaying items from the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as an extension of the Washington museum's exhibit about civil rights.

Beetle Sought After Boy, 15, Killed in Hit-and-Run

Beetle Sought After Boy, 15, Killed in Hit-and-Run

Virginia State Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed a 15-year-old boy in Frederick County, Virginia.