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Jun 16, 2014

Suicide Attempts, Threats Indicate Mental Illness in Jails

Suicide Attempts, Threats Indicate Mental Illness in Jails

The frequency of suicide attempts and threats in D.C. jails indicate widespread mental illness in local lockups.

May 28, 2014

Thousands of Free School Lunches Skipped Each Day in D.C. Area

Thousands of Free School Lunches Skipped Each Day in D.C. Area

Local school districts are losing access to millions of dollars in federal subsidies each month because of students skipping free or reduced-price school lunches. The News4 I-Team's Scott MacFarlane reports.

May 28, 2014

Thousands of Free School Lunches Skipped Daily

Thousands of Free School Lunches Skipped Daily

More than 60,000 low-income Washington, D.C.-area students are skipping school lunch each day, forgoing a free or reduced-price meal provided by taxpayers, according to a review of school district records by the...

May 24, 2014

D.C. Fire Chief Changes Sick Day Policy

D.C. Fire Chief Changes Sick Day Policy

Washington, D.C., Fire and Emergency Medical Services Chief Kenneth Ellerbe ordered a sweeping, though temporary, change to the agency’s sick time policy.

May 21, 2014

6,000 Maryland Drivers Subjected to Extra Scrutiny Last Year

6,000 Maryland Drivers Subjected to Extra Scrutiny Last Year

More than 6,000 Maryland drivers -- many of them senior citizens -- were subject to extra scrutiny and testing last year in order to keep their licenses.

May 13, 2014

Debate Increases Over Licensing Rules for Elderly Drivers

Debate Increases Over Licensing Rules for Elderly Drivers

As the number of elderly drivers in the D.C. area grows, so does the debate over licensing rules.

May 8, 2014

Districts Fall Short of Recommended School Psychologists

Districts Fall Short of Recommended School Psychologists

The News 4 I-Team looks at whether your local district meets the national recommendations for the number of school psychologists in your school.

May 7, 2014

Hundreds Arrested for Drugs on U.S. Capitol Grounds Since 2010

Hundreds Arrested for Drugs on U.S. Capitol Grounds Since 2010

Hundreds of arrests for drug possession throughout the U.S. Capitol complex in recent years raise concerns about funding of U.S. Capitol Police. The News4 I-Team's Scott MacFarlane reports.

May 11, 2014

400 Drug Arrests on Capitol Grounds Since 2010

400 Drug Arrests on Capitol Grounds Since 2010

Hundreds of arrests for drug possession throughout the U.S. Capitol complex in recent years raise concerns about funding of U.S. Capitol Police.

May 9, 2014

Spike in Patients Threatens to Stretch Mental Health Hospitals

Spike in Patients Threatens to Stretch Mental Health Hospitals

Virginia state mental health hospitals are grappling with a spike in admissions of emergency patients.

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D.C. Detectives Redeployed to Street Duty

D.C. Detectives Redeployed to Street Duty

News4 has learned D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier has ordered some detectives be redeployed to street duty, instead of working on their cases.

Baltimore's First Casino Opens its Doors

Baltimore's First Casino Opens its Doors

Baltimore celebrated the opening of the city's first casino as crowds lined the block and packed into the parking garage, eager to try their luck.

Former HHS Official Convicted on Child Porn Charges

Former HHS Official Convicted on Child Porn Charges

A former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services official was convicted Tuesday on child pornography charges, and could face up to life in prison when sentenced.

McDonald's Shooting Suspect, Accomplice in Custody

McDonald's Shooting Suspect, Accomplice in Custody

Prince William County police took a suspect in custody in the shooting of a man in the parking lot of a Northern Virginia McDonald's restaurant.

Photo of Suspect in Multiple DC Sex Assaults Released

Photo of Suspect in Multiple DC Sex Assaults Released

Police said three sexual assaults on women that took place over a five-day period in D.C. may be related, and have released a sketch of a possible suspect.

Healthiest Cereals to Kick-Start Your Morning

Healthiest Cereals to Kick-Start Your Morning

We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But with some many options and the morning rush to get out of the door, it can be hard to find healthy and delicious options.