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Mercedes Crashes Into Maryland Convenience Store, Injuring Woman Inside

A Mercedes SUV smashed through the front of a gas station convenience store in Germantown, Maryland, Sunday night, injuring a woman as it careened all the way inside the shop.

  • Department of Justice Dec 12

    Ex-Redskins Players Face Federal Charges in Health Insurance Fraud Scheme

  • Ellen DeGeneres Dec 13

    Michelle Obama, Ellen Give DC Elementary School a Huge Surprise

    Michelle Obama joined forces with Ellen DeGeneres to give a Southeast Washington, D.C., elementary school a huge surprise. Randle Highlands Elementary School was brimming with holiday spirit on “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” this week. The talk show host enlisted the former first lady to surprise students with a new basketball court, updated computers and iPads for every

  • Redskins Dec 12

    Ex-Redskins Players Charged in $3.9M Health Insurance Fraud Scheme

    Former Washington Redskins players face federal charges for allegedly defrauding the NFL’s health insurance program for retired players. Federal charges against 10 former players of multiple NFL teams were announced Thursday morning. Former Redskins players Clinton Portis, Carlos Rogers, Robert McCune and John Eubanks are among those charged. The participants in the scheme stole more than $3.9 million and treated…

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  • GEORGETOWN Dec 12

    Construction Mishap Leaves Georgetown Residents Without Phone Service

    Some businesses and residents in Georgetown have been without phone service for more than a week. The phones in question use the old-fashioned landline phones, which can be used for both making calls and sending transactions from credit card machines. Residents in the Northwest D.C. neighborhood told News4 they are frustrated they can’t get answers as to when they’ll

  • community Dec 12

    DC Firefighters Aim to Snag Third Chili Cookoff Victory

    Firefighters’ Engine 13 in D.C. is trying to nab their third Firefighter Chili Challenge trophy. News4’s Molette Green samples Chef Jason’s River Red Chili.

  • baseball Dec 12

    World Champ Nats Switch Around Some Duties on Coaching Staff

    The World Series champion Washington Nationals are shifting around some duties among members of manager Dave Martinez’s coaching staff. Tim Bogar will move to bench coach from first base. Bob Henley goes across the diamond to first base after working at third — where he earned the moniker Bob Sendley for his aggressive style. Chip Hale switches to third base…

  • Maryland Dec 12

    Firm Hands Out $10M in Holiday Bonuses to 198 Employees

    A commercial real estate developer is handing out a total of $10 million in bonuses to its 198 employees. Edward St. John is the founder and chairman of St. John Properties. He said he couldn’t think of a better way to show his thanks for his employees’ hard work. The bonuses are based on tenure. The average is $50,000, but…

  • WASHINGTON Dec 12

    DC Council Approves Recommending Jack Evans’ Expulsion

    The D.C. City Council has voted to try and force out Council Member Jack Evans, who was found to have repeatedly violated ethics rules. News outlets report the council voted Tuesday to approve a report recommended the ousting of Evans, the city’s longest-serving lawmaker. A third-party investigation found Evans used his position to benefit private clients for years and failed

  • Virginia Dec 12

    Metro to Close 3 Orange Line Stations for Summer

    Metro will close three Orange Line stations to rebuild deteriorating platforms this summer: Vienna, Dunn Loring and East Falls Church. Commuters who use those stations will need to find other options from Memorial Day to Labor Day 2020, WMATA said in a press release Wednesday. West Falls Church will be the last stop on the Orange Line in Virginia during…

  • Maryland Dec 13

    Police: 4-Year-Old Briefly Dragged by Maryland School Bus

    Authorities in Maryland say a 4-year-old girl was briefly dragged by her school bus after her backpack got caught in its door. The Baltimore Sun quotes county police as saying the preschooler was getting off the bus in Glen Arm on Wednesday when she got stuck. Police say the driver drove forward a “short distance” and the girl was taken…

  • DC Dec 12

    Squirrelly Business: Rodent Partially to Blame for Fire at DC Apartment Building

    A squirrel played a part in sparking an apartment fire in D.C. on Wednesday afternoon, fire officials say. Fire investigators say the trouble started when a resident at a three-story building at 1300 Congress Street SE found the squirrel making a hole in the ceiling. He lit an incense stick and placed it in the hole in the hopes of…

  • DC Dec 12

    12-Year-Old Shot in Northeast DC: Police

    A 12-year-old child suffered a gunshot wound to the leg in Northeast D.C. Wednesday night, police say. D.C. police say the shooting happened in the 5300 block of Dix Street NE. The child was conscious and breathing and is expected to be OK, police said. D.C. police said Thursday morning that the circumstances are unclear as to how the

  • excessive force trial Dec 12

    Maryland Police Officer Accused of Excessive Force Testifies He Was Defending Himself

    A Maryland police officer caught on video apparently kneeing a restrained suspect in the head testified Wednesday the video doesn’t tell the whole story. Montgomery County Officer Kevin Moris, 32, took the stand in his own defense, saying he was trying to protect himself. Moris and his special activities team entered an Aspen Hill McDonald’s July 3 to arrest Arnaldo…

  • University of Maryland Dec 12

    Maryland Prosecutor: Racist Memes Poisoned Killer’s Mind

    A prosecutor says racist memes poisoned the mind of Sean Urbanski, motivating the white man to fatally stab a black college student on the University of Maryland’s campus. Urbanski doesn’t deny stabbing Richard Collins III that night in May 2017, but one of his lawyers says he was very drunk and there is no evidence that race was his

  • security guard Dec 12

    Ex-Boyfriend Allegedly Threatened to Kill Security Guard Before National Shrine Attack

    The man accused of ramming a Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception security guard with a car and getting in a knife fight with another guard inside the church is an ex-boyfriend of one of the guards who had threatened to kill her in the past, according to charging documents. Dorsey Lee Mack III, 48, is accused…

  • DC Dec 12

    Children’s National’s Light-Up Bears Illuminate Compassion During Holidays

    The holidays are a special time of year, but they can also come with hardships. News4’s Meagan Fitzgerald spoke with a local mother whose 17-month-old daughter is waiting for a heart transplant at Children’s National Medical Center. The hospital started a campaign to help families like theirs during the holidays.

  • Virginia Dec 11

    Oakton Residents Fed Up With Excessive Speeding on 2-Lane Road

    Residents in Oakton, Virginia, say Stuarts Mill Road has turned into a speedway, with drivers going as much as 40 miles over the 30 mph speed limit. News4’s Adam Tuss reports they are pleading for safety changes.

  • DC Dec 11

    DC Hires Resident Inspectors After Boy Killed in Illegal House Fire

    D.C. is now paying residents to inspect houses, properties and construction sites. The change comes after a 9-year-old boy was killed in a fire inside an illegal row house. News4’s Mark Segraves reports.

  • Arlington Dec 12

    14-Year-Old Girl Fights Off Man Who Groped Her: Police

    A 14-year-old girl fought back when a man groped her in an Arlington neighborhood Tuesday evening, police said. Riley England and two other children were walking along 2nd Street near Thomas Jefferson Middle School after 5 p.m. when a man started following them. Riley said she called her mother, who was shopping. “I called my mom and I said I…

  • Virginia Dec 11

    Virginia Counties Approve ‘2nd Amendment Sanctuary’ Resolutions

    The Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to approve a resolution declaring the country a “Second Amendment Sanctuary.” The declaration holds that county police will not enforce state-level gun laws that some say infringe on second amendment rights. A crowd of gun rights supporters gathered outside the Board of Supervisors building on Tuesday night The designation is meant…

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