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'Kid Cole' of 'Catfish' Arrested for Metro Threats: PD
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'Kid Cole' of 'Catfish' Arrested for Metro Threats: PD

A man featured on the MTV show "Catfish" was arrested Wednesday for calling in threats to area Metro stations, buses and trains. Read »

27 minutes ago
Severe T-Storm Watch for D.C., Md., Va.

Severe T-Storm Watch for D.C., Md., Va.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for D.C. and much of suburban Maryland and Virginia until 7 p.m. Read »

8 minutes ago
TB Case Reported at Rockville High School

TB Case Reported at Rockville High School

An unidentified person had a case of active tuberculosis at Rockville High School this spring, and the school will... Read »

2 hours ago
Suspect's Dad Calls Quadruple Slaying 'Heartless'

Suspect's Dad Calls Quadruple Slaying 'Heartless'

The father of the man charged in the slayings of four people at a Washington mansion calls the crime "egregious... Read »

3 hours ago
Police: Man Arrested After Choking Woman With Dog Leash

Police: Man Arrested After Choking Woman With Dog Leash

Authorities say a Hagerstown-area man has been charged with first- and second-degree assault after a Maryland State... Read »

May 27, 2015
Victim Knocked Out, Robbed of $1

Victim Knocked Out, Robbed of $1

D.C. police are looking for a man who knocked another man out in an apparent robbery May 17 in Southeast. Watch »

4 hours ago
Man to Be Sentenced in Love Triangle Killing

Man to Be Sentenced in Love Triangle Killing

The Silver Spring man convicted of fatally stabbing a friend over an apparent love triangle will learn his sentence... Read »

4 hours ago
Northern Snakeheads Found in Ponds in Maryland

Northern Snakeheads Found in Ponds in Maryland

Northern snakehead fish have been caught in Wicomico and Queen Anne's counties and may be breeding in the waters. Read »

6 hours ago
Family Killed in Quadruple Murder Remembered in Obit

Family Killed in Quadruple Murder Remembered in Obit

Three members of a family murdered in their Washington home are being remembered "for their devotion to family... Read »

6 hours ago
Fairfax Co. Police Believe 19 Burglaries Related

Fairfax Co. Police Believe 19 Burglaries Related

Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, believe a string of 19 burglaries could be related. Watch »

May 26, 2015
D.C. Asks Judge to Put Gun Ruling on Hold

D.C. Asks Judge to Put Gun Ruling on Hold

District of Columbia officials want a judge to allow the city to continue enforcing a centerpiece of its handgun-co... Read »

May 27, 2015
Man Who Appeared Drunk Forced Son, 13, to Drive

Man Who Appeared Drunk Forced Son, 13, to Drive

A man who appeared to be drunk forced his 13-year-old son to drive his car, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office... Read »

May 26, 2015
Several National Zoo Animal Cameras Going Offline

Several National Zoo Animal Cameras Going Offline

In a few days, five of the National Zoo’s animal cameras will be going offline indefinitely. Read »

2 hours ago
Cost to Park in D.C. Increasing

Cost to Park in D.C. Increasing

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser's budget proposal includes an increase in taxes on parking lots and garages, but Council... Watch »

May 26, 2015
D.C. Asks Judge to Put Gun Ruling on Hold

D.C. Asks Judge to Put Gun Ruling on Hold

D.C. officials want a judge to allow the city to continue enforcing a centerpiece of its handgun-control legislation... Read »

May 26, 2015
Ad Featuring Prophet Muhammad Submitted to Metro

Ad Featuring Prophet Muhammad Submitted to Metro

A group behind some controversial ad campaigns wants to plaster an image of the Prophet Muhammad on the side of... Read »

3 hours ago
7-Year-Old Rescued From Swimming Pool in Rockville

7-Year-Old Rescued From Swimming Pool in Rockville

R.J. Smith Nelson almost drowned Monday in Rockville, Maryland, but strangers saved the 7-year-old’s life when they... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Recent Charges Against Police in Prince George's Co.

Recent Charges Against Police in Prince George's Co.

Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins reviews some of the cases in the past six months involving police... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Once Dangerous Road Transformed in Fairfax County

Once Dangerous Road Transformed in Fairfax County

The new four-lane Stringfellow Road opens between Routes 50 and 29 in Chantilly, Virginia. Watch »

May 26, 2015
D.C. Teens Work Out Emotional Trauma Through Special Arts Therapy Program

D.C. Teens Work Out Emotional Trauma Through Special Arts Therapy Prog...

In the District, a special arts program is helping teens work out emotional trauma. Fly By Light uses music, drama... Watch »

May 26, 2015

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