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Md. Woman Charged With Giving Children Marijuana

Md. Woman Charged With Giving Children Marijuana

A Maryland woman was arrested Friday morning after police say she gave marijuana to several children, ranging in age from 6 to 14, Read »

3 hours ago
Selfie-Snapping Thief Sought in Phone Theft

Selfie-Snapping Thief Sought in Phone Theft

The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office is working to identify a man who stole a woman's cell phone and used the... Read »

4 hours ago
Fireworks Device Explodes in Md. Woman's Hand

Fireworks Device Explodes in Md. Woman's Hand

A Maryland woman injured three of her fingers when a fireworks device exploded in her hand, Prince George's County... Read »

5 hours ago
Police ID Gunshot Victim Whose Body Was Burned

Police ID Gunshot Victim Whose Body Was Burned

Police have identified a man whose body was found burning in a trash can in northeast Washington. Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Man, 22, Fatally Shot in Alexandria

Man, 22, Fatally Shot in Alexandria

Alexandria Police are investigating the city's first homicide of the year. Read »

6 hours ago
World Police Games Competitor Dies After Bike Crash

World Police Games Competitor Dies After Bike Crash

One competitor died and two others were critically injured in a cycling crash at the World Police and Fire Games... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Fourth of July Travel Risks Are Up

Fourth of July Travel Risks Are Up

Low gas prices, drinking and driving, and possible rain make a dangerous combination for Fourth of July... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Fake Valet Swindles Man With Disability Parking Pass

Fake Valet Swindles Man With Disability Parking Pass

A man heading to a hotel in Arlington, Virginia thought he was leaving his car with the hotel's valet service -- but... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Georgia Avenue Reopens After Water Main Break

Georgia Avenue Reopens After Water Main Break

Southbound lanes of Georgia Avenue near Shorefield Road in Wheaton had reopened by 10 p.m. Thursday. Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Group Behind Ads Showing Prophet Muhammad Sues Metro

Group Behind Ads Showing Prophet Muhammad Sues Metro

Metro banned all political ads after the American Freedom Defense Initiative submitted an image of Muhammad to run... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Ex-DC Police Officer Sentenced for Money Laundering

Ex-DC Police Officer Sentenced for Money Laundering

A former Metropolitan Police Department detective was sentenced to 15 months in prison Thursday after using money... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
VRE Sees Drop in Revenue

VRE Sees Drop in Revenue

Fares are up but revenue is down on the Virginia Railway Express. Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Emergency Response Improvements Since 2013 Navy Yard Shooting

Emergency Response Improvements Since 2013 Navy Yard Shooting

Since the 2013 Navy yard shooting, D.C. police and first-responders have greatly improved how they handle emergency... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Dale City Looks to Create a

Dale City Looks to Create a "Downtown" Area

Planners are looking to create a "downtown" area for Dale City. Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Police Officer Sentenced for Assaulting Student

Police Officer Sentenced for Assaulting Student

A Prince George's County police officer has been sentenced to 60 days of home detention Thursday for assaulting... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Flight to D.C. Diverted After Report of Passenger Threats

Flight to D.C. Diverted After Report of Passenger Threats

A plane headed to Dulles International Airport from St. Louis, Ohio was diverted Thursday after reports that a... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Possible Trump Hotels Credit Card Breach

Possible Trump Hotels Credit Card Breach

Trump Hotels is launching a "thorough investigation" into a possible credit card breach. Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Federal Government Investigates Airline Ticket Prices

Federal Government Investigates Airline Ticket Prices

The federal government is launching an investigation into whether or not four major airlines have been conspiring... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Dominic Adesanya, White House Fence Jumper, Sentenced

Dominic Adesanya, White House Fence Jumper, Sentenced

A Maryland man was sentenced Thursday after climbing the White House fence in October, 2014 and running through the... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Free SoberRides for the Fourth of July

Free SoberRides for the Fourth of July

Sober rides are available for free this Fourth of July through the Washington Regional Alcohol Program. Read »

Jul 2, 2015

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