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Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 06:36 PM EDT

Police: Man Confesses to Stabbing, Killing Sister, Cousins

Police: Man Confesses to Stabbing, Killing Sister, Cousins

Police in Maryland said a man confessed to stabbing his 6-year-old sister and his two young cousins while they were lying in bed. Antonio Shareek Williams, 25, was charged with three counts of first-degree...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 09:26 AM EDT

Person Hit, Killed by Car Along Baltimore-Washington Parkway

Person Hit, Killed by Car Along Baltimore-Washington Parkway

A pedestrian was killed late Friday night after being hit by a car on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 03:45 PM EDT

'They Look Up at You': MPD Dogs Sniff Out Threats

'They Look Up at You': MPD Dogs Sniff Out Threats

D.C.'s police dogs undergo 16 weeks of training before they're ready to start working. Along the way, they'll bond with an officer handler, laying the groundwork for up to a decade of service together.

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 07:28 AM EDT

Funeral Held for Va. Trooper Killed in Helicopter Crash

Funeral Held for Va. Trooper Killed in Helicopter Crash

A state police trooper who died in the fatal crash of a helicopter that had been monitoring a violent white-nationalist protest in Charlottesville was remembered Friday as a devoted family man and proud law...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:00 PM EDT

Red Paint Thrown on DC Statue of Confederate General

Red Paint Thrown on DC Statue of Confederate General

Protesters gathered about 5 p.m. at the statue honoring Albert Pike, which stands near D.C. police headquarters at 3rd and D streets NW. Toward the end of the protest, someone threw red paint on the statue.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 06:40 PM EDT

Charlottesville Police Add Charges Against Alleged Driver

Charlottesville Police Add Charges Against Alleged Driver

Charlottesville police have added charges against the man authorities say drove his car into a group of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally. Police said Friday that they'd charged James Alex Fields...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 07:49 AM EDT

Possible Panda Pregnancy at National Zoo

Possible Panda Pregnancy at National Zoo

A giant panda at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo may be pregnant, according to zoo officials.

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 07:15 AM EDT

Clear the Shelters: Here Are Local, Adoptable Pets!

Shelters in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. will waive adoption fees Saturday, Aug....View gallery

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  • FOREVER YOUNG FRIDAY Sneaks
  • FOREVER YOUNG FRIDAY Brittany
Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 03:22 PM EDT

Shelter Animals Can Be One Viral Photo Away From Adoption

Shelter Animals Can Be One Viral Photo Away From Adoption

The Alexandria shelter and a growing number of animal shelters in the D.C. area are using the services of volunteer pet photographers. In the age of social media, taking the time to capture beautiful images...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 09:02 AM EDT

Police: 3 Young Girls Dead in Clinton Homicide; Man Arrested

Police: 3 Young Girls Dead in Clinton Homicide; Man Arrested

Three girls, all younger than 10, were found slain Friday morning inside a home in Clinton, Maryland, police say.

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