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Father of Boy Found Dead in Swing Wanted Custody

The father of a 3-year-old boy found dead in a park swing last week, just days after the father filed for sole custody, wonders if the legal system is to blame. Watch »

3 hours ago
Teen Shot in Head Relearning to Talk, Walk

Teen Shot in Head Relearning to Talk, Walk

A teenager shot in the head by a friend in January over a video game argument is relearning how to walk and talk. Watch »

3 hours ago
More Rain Forecast as Floods Ravage Plains, Midwest

More Rain Forecast as Floods Ravage Plains, Midwest

Seven people were killed as a storm system barreled through parts of Texas, Oklahoma and other Plains and Midwest... Read »

May 25, 2015
Search for NW D.C. Slayings Accomplices Continues

Search for NW D.C. Slayings Accomplices Continues

D.C. police said they have released four people who were detained at the same time that the suspect in the slayings... Watch »

6 hours ago
Memorial Day Remembrances Continue Into Night

Memorial Day Remembrances Continue Into Night

A day of remembrance turned to night on the National Mall but didn't turn away the crowds paying their respects... Watch »

3 hours ago
Suspicious Car Owner Calls Capitol Scare a Misunderstanding

Suspicious Car Owner Calls Capitol Scare a Misunderstanding

A man whose vehicle carrying a rice cooker and propane tank triggered a scare on Capitol Hill Sunday afternoon... Watch »

5 hours ago
Man Drowns Trying to Save Cat That Jumped From Canoe

Man Drowns Trying to Save Cat That Jumped From Canoe

A 46-year-old man died while canoeing in Loon Lake in the northern suburbs of Illinois Memorial Day weekend after he... Watch »

May 25, 2015
IT Chief at Bangladesh Coca-Cola Unit Arrested as ISIS Suspect

IT Chief at Bangladesh Coca-Cola Unit Arrested as ISIS Suspect

An IT manager at a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Co was one of two men arrested in Bangladesh on suspicion of planning to... Read »

4 hours ago
U.Va. Student Seeks Dismissal of Charges

U.Va. Student Seeks Dismissal of Charges

A University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest sparked a public uproar asked a judge to dismiss the charges... Read »

5 hours ago
Homecoming Queen Dies in Texas Floods After Prom

Homecoming Queen Dies in Texas Floods After Prom

A homecoming queen was driving home after her prom when floodwaters swept her car off the road and killed the teen... Read »

5 hours ago
PGCPS Board Member Opposes Property Tax Increase to Fund Schools

PGCPS Board Member Opposes Property Tax Increase to Fund Schools

A Prince George’s County Public School Board member opposed to a property tax hike to raise money for schools was... Watch »

5 hours ago
Pope Francis Hasn't Watched TV For 25 Years, Not Even a Soccer Game

Pope Francis Hasn't Watched TV For 25 Years, Not Even a Soccer Game

One of the most famous figures in the world hasn’t vegged out in front of the television in 25 years. Read »

6 hours ago
Cause of Death of Child in Swing Undetermined After Autopsy

Cause of Death of Child in Swing Undetermined After Autopsy

Law enforcement officials say an autopsy has been completed on a child who was found dead in a park swing as his... Read »

May 25, 2015
Cleveland Reaches Deal With DOJ on Policing: Report

Cleveland Reaches Deal With DOJ on Policing: Report

The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force... Read »

6 hours ago
Upbeat Parade Helps Preserve Patriotic Tradition in Falls Church

Upbeat Parade Helps Preserve Patriotic Tradition in Falls Church

Across northern Virginia on Memorial Day, the observances range from the very festive to the solemn. Watch »

6 hours ago
Residents Concerned About Motorcyle Safety After Fatal Crash

Residents Concerned About Motorcyle Safety After Fatal Crash

Residents in Hyattsville say they are concerned about motorcycle safety after a young boy was killed Saturday. Watch »

May 25, 2015
Couple Stranded in Desert Tried Surviving on Pie, Rainwater: Police

Couple Stranded in Desert Tried Surviving on Pie, Rainwater: Police

A man and woman found near a white car in Warner Springs have been identified as a Fullerton couple reported missing... Watch »

May 25, 2015
Crowds Honor Those Who've Sacrificed for Country at Memorial Day Parade

Crowds Honor Those Who've Sacrificed for Country at Memorial Day...

Crowds lined up along the Memorial Day Parade route to honor those who've served and sacrificed for the country. Watch »

May 25, 2015
Montgomery County Airport Safety Changes on Hold

Montgomery County Airport Safety Changes on Hold

Six months after a plane crashed into a home killing six people, safety changes at Montgomery County Airport are on... Watch »

May 25, 2015
 

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