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Fire Truck Overturns, Seven People Injured
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Fire Truck Overturns, Seven People Injured

Seven Prince George‚Äôs County firefighters were injured after their truck overturned early Sunday morning. Read »

5 minutes ago
Alexandria Hotel Fire Forces Evacuations, Still Burns

Alexandria Hotel Fire Forces Evacuations, Still Burns

Crews arrived around 2:18 a.m. to the 8800 block of Richmond Highway in Alexandria. About 100 people were evacuated... Read »

2 hours ago
Gray's Twin: 'Please, Please Stop the Violence'

Gray's Twin: 'Please, Please Stop the Violence'

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of... Watch »

2 hours ago
Va. Rescue Team Ready to Search for Quake Survivors

Va. Rescue Team Ready to Search for Quake Survivors

The Fairfax County. Va. urban search and rescue team waited Saturday to get word on when they would go to Nepal... Watch »

2 hours ago
Virginia Man Recounts Surviving Deadly India Quake

Virginia Man Recounts Surviving Deadly India Quake

As the search for survivors continues in Nepal, an Ashburn, Va. man who survived a different deadly quake is... Watch »

2 hours ago
Obama Tosses Zingers at White House Correspondents' Dinner

Obama Tosses Zingers at White House Correspondents' Dinner

If it's spring in Washington, it's time for the White House Correspondents' Association's annual dinner. Watch »

2 hours ago
GW Parkway Reopened After Fatal Accident

GW Parkway Reopened After Fatal Accident

Police said the lane closures are at Spout Run. The southbound lanes remain open. Read »

Apr 25, 2015
1 Hurt, 12 Families Displaced in Apartment Fire

1 Hurt, 12 Families Displaced in Apartment Fire

Smoking materials on a mattress were the likely cause of the blaze. Watch »

Apr 25, 2015
More Than 3,000 Volunteer in DC Area Saturday

More Than 3,000 Volunteer in DC Area Saturday

More than 3,000 volunteers helped revitalize neighborhood parks, beautify schools and stock food banks in the... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
MCPS Employee Accused of Sex Abuse of Student

MCPS Employee Accused of Sex Abuse of Student

A former Montgomery County paraeducator is accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old female student. Watch »

Apr 25, 2015
Falls Church Tops List for Highest Rate of Drinking

Falls Church Tops List for Highest Rate of Drinking

A new study finds Falls Church, Virginia, has the highest rate of drinking in the country. Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Fairfax Co. Schools Consider Protections for Transgender Students

Fairfax Co. Schools Consider Protections for Transgender Students

Charlie Cranford Teague feels respected and accepted at South Lakes High School. Now, the gender-fluid Reston teen... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Man Gets 16 Years for Child Porn

Man Gets 16 Years for Child Porn

An Arlington man will spend the next 16 years of his life in jail for producing and possessing child pornography. Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Frederick Authorities Seeking Info on 1989 Death

Frederick Authorities Seeking Info on 1989 Death

Frederick law enforcement are looking for information to help discover the identity of a man who died 26 years ago. Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Is the Apple Watch Worth It?

Is the Apple Watch Worth It?

Thousands of people have already shelled out for the Apple Watch. But is it worth it? Consumer Reports is already... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
First-Ever Safety Summit Gathers in Reston

First-Ever Safety Summit Gathers in Reston

Police from Northern Virginia meet with each other and with citizens to strategize safety for drivers, cyclists and... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Celebrities Descend on D.C. for Correspondents Dinner

Celebrities Descend on D.C. for Correspondents Dinner

On the eve of the White House Correspondents Dinner, celebrities and journalists poured into town. Read »

Apr 24, 2015
UMW Remembers a Short Life Well Lived

UMW Remembers a Short Life Well Lived

Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports on the University of Mary Washington celebration of the life... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Gov. Hogan to Sign Police Oversight Bills Into Law

Gov. Hogan to Sign Police Oversight Bills Into Law

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced he will sign nine bills dealing with law enforcement oversight and tort... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
How Safe Is Your Shrimp?

How Safe Is Your Shrimp?

Consumer Reports found bacteria and antibiotics in some raw shrimp. Consumer reporter Erika Gonzalez has more on... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015

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