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Dan Snyder Voted "Most Hated Owner" by Sports Illustrated

Redskins owner Dan Snyder has been voted the "most hated owner" in the NFL by Sports Illustrated. Read »

Jul 24, 2015
Cardinal William Wakefield Baum Dies at 88

Cardinal William Wakefield Baum Dies at 88

Cardinal William Wakefield Baum, the longest serving cardinal in American history, has died, the Archdiocese of... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
Baby Dies After Being Found in Hagerstown Bathtub

Baby Dies After Being Found in Hagerstown Bathtub

A 10-month-old infant has died after being found unresponsive in a bathtub in Hagerstown. Read »

Jul 24, 2015
D.C. Murder Rate Up Nearly 20 Percent

D.C. Murder Rate Up Nearly 20 Percent

The District's murder rate has increased by nearly 20 percent, D.C. police confirmed Friday. Read »

Jul 24, 2015
Hogan 'Feeling Strong' After 2nd Round of Chemo

Hogan 'Feeling Strong' After 2nd Round of Chemo

The governor says he's getting some work done from the hospital and posted a photo that shows him talking on a... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
D.C. Daycare Worker Accused of Abusing Infants

D.C. Daycare Worker Accused of Abusing Infants

An employee of a high-end daycare center in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of D.C. has been charged with abusing... Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
Security Guard Gunned Down in Md. Honored at Vigil

Security Guard Gunned Down in Md. Honored at Vigil

The security guard fatally shot on the job in Capitol Heights, Md. last week was remembered at a memorial service... Watch »

Jul 23, 2015
Safety Leaders: Metro Has to Do Better

Safety Leaders: Metro Has to Do Better

Metro's big issue remains safety. A new parade of high-ranking safety officials gave Metro an earful Thursday. Watch »

Jul 23, 2015

"Bicycle Bandit" Pleads Guilty in Va. Hospital Escape

The “bicycle bandit” who briefly escaped from a Virginia hospital has pleaded guilty Thursday to the escape and also... Read »

Jul 23, 2015
Officials Meet to Discuss Efforts to Protect the Chesapeake Bay

Officials Meet to Discuss Efforts to Protect the Chesapeake Bay

Leaders gathered Thursday to discuss the progress and shortcomings of the efforts to save the Chesapeake Bay. Watch »

Jul 23, 2015
Huge Tunnel Boring Machine Completes Mission for DC Water

Huge Tunnel Boring Machine Completes Mission for DC Water

A boring machine named Lady Bird completed its 2-year, 4.5-mile tunneling mission for DC Water's Clean Rivers... Watch »

Jul 23, 2015
Serial Burglar Targets Arlington Offices

Serial Burglar Targets Arlington Offices

Police in Arlington, Va. are trying to track down a man who they say may be behind at least 20 burglaries from... Watch »

Jul 23, 2015
How Crisis Intervention Could Divert Mentally Ill People From Jail

How Crisis Intervention Could Divert Mentally Ill People From Jail

In Fairfax County, there is new momentum for directing mentally ill criminal suspects to services rather than jails.... Watch »

Jul 23, 2015
Jail Diversion for Mentally Ill Gives Fairfax Co. Inmates' Families Hope

Jail Diversion for Mentally Ill Gives Fairfax Co.

A push to change how Fairfax County handles mentally ill people could keep some offenders out of jail and get them... Watch »

Jul 23, 2015
Virginia Woman Sentenced for 35th Felony Coviction

Virginia Woman Sentenced for 35th Felony Coviction

A Virginia woman was sentenced for her 35th felony conviction on July 17. Read »

Jul 23, 2015
Drivers' Rights: What to Do If You're Pulled Over

Drivers' Rights: What to Do If You're Pulled Over

Police have "an unbridled amount of authority" when they pull drivers over, Monica Hopkins Maxwell of the American... Watch »

Jul 23, 2015
Police Officer Assault Suspect Turns Self In

Police Officer Assault Suspect Turns Self In

The driver accused of speeding off with a Prince George's County Police officer caught in the door of a car has... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
Struck by Bedbugs, Md. Tenants Sue for $20 Million

Struck by Bedbugs, Md. Tenants Sue for $20 Million

Former residents of an apartment building in Hyattsville, Md. say they were forced out of their homes by bedbugs --... Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
Multiple Bears Spotted Throughout Virginia

Multiple Bears Spotted Throughout Virginia

There have been multiple bear sighting in Virginia recently and the Fairfax County Police Department has advised... Read »

Jul 23, 2015
Man Fatally Shot in Southwest D.C.

Man Fatally Shot in Southwest D.C.

A man was shot in Southwest D.C. Thursday night near the Maryland border. Read »

Jul 24, 2015

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