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  • Maryland Jun 30, 2021

    Stray Bullets Kill Mother of Midshipman at Annapolis Hotel: Police

    Stray bullets struck and killed the mother of a Navy midshipman as she sat on a hotel patio in Annapolis, Maryland, just after midnight Tuesday, police say.

  • Traffic Jun 22, 2021

    Crashed Tanker Spills Mineral Oil, Causes Backups on I-95 in Laurel

    There were miles of delays on Interstate 95 in Laurel, Maryland, Tuesday evening after a tanker truck crashed and spilled mineral oil. Prince George’s County Fire/EMS officials say a box truck and a tanker truck collided on the southbound lanes of I-95 near Sandy Spring Lane. Two people were taken to a hospital, and they are expected to be...

  • Virginia Jun 22, 2021

    Inova Health System to Require Employees Get COVID-19 Vaccine

    Another hospital system in the D.C. area is requiring its employees get vaccinated against COVID-19. Inova Health System in Northern Virginia said it informed its 18,000 employees last week that they will have to be vaccinated by Sept. 1. “We believe this a necessary step in prioritizing team member and patient safety, which align in our core values,” a spokesperson…

  • Alexandria Jun 15, 2021

    Rattlesnake Found in Old Town Alexandria

    A rattlesnake was seen slithering through Old Town Alexandria over the weekend. Someone called the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA) after spotting the snake near the 400 block of Gibbon Street. Animal Services officers captured the rattlesnake and took it to a wildlife facility. Officers didn’t see any sign of more snakes or a nest. The reptile, a timber…

  • Fairfax County Police Jun 15, 2021

    $20K Reward Offered in Northern Virginia Woman's Disappearance

    There is now a $20,000 reward for information in the disappearance of a 72-year-old woman from Lorton, Virginia.

  • Virginia Jun 14, 2021

    Girl Says Someone Tried to Grab Her From Woodbridge Home: Police

    An 11-year-old girl says someone pulled her out of her bedroom window in Woodbridge, Virginia, police say. The girl told police she heard a knock at her window late Thursday night and opened the window to look out, Prince William County police said. As she leaned out of the window, an unknown male wrapped his arms around her the they…

  • Baseball Jun 10, 2021

    Nationals Park Back to Full Capacity

    It’s time to take everyone out to the ballgame. Nationals Park will be open at full capacity for the rest of the season. Fans will notice some changes around the ballpark, including several updates to health and safety protocols. Fully vaccinated fans – meaning two weeks past the final COVID-19 shot – do not have to wear a face mask…

  • Washington DC Jun 10, 2021

    Part of Connecticut Ave. Flooded After Water Main Break

    Water gushed through several blocks of Connecticut Avenue in D.C. Thursday afternoon after a water main burst. D.C. Water and the fire department responded to the 1200 block of Connecticut Ave. NW, where water could be seen pouring over sidewalks. A few lanes of the busy street were closed due to flooding and several roads near the water main...

  • COVID-19 Jun 10, 2021

    DC Hospitals to Require Employees Get COVID-19 Vaccine

    Nearly all hospitals in Washington, D.C., will make it mandatory for their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, health officials announced Wednesday. The District of Columbia Hospital Association said in a news release “nearly all health systems and hospitals in the District of Columbia will each set a date after which vaccination against COVID-19 will be a condition of...

  • Gun violence Dec 3, 2020

    ‘That Little Baby Had His Whole Life in Front of Him': Toddler Slain in DC

    Carmelo Duncan barely lived before he died. Carmelo, just 15 months old, was fatally shot Wednesday night in D.C., police say. At least 10 shots hit the car his father was driving. Police are calling it a targeted shooting. Mayor Muriel Bowser was more blunt, calling it what it truly is: a heinous crime  “The level of senselessness is impossible…

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