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Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 05:57 PM EST

Suspected Shoplifter Shot, Killed in Store in Seat Pleasant

Suspected Shoplifter Shot, Killed in Store in Seat Pleasant

A man suspected of shoplifting from a discount store in Seat Pleasant, Maryland, has died after an armed employee shot him, police say.

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 06:09 PM EST

DC Outlines Eligibility for Millions in Water Fees Relief

DC Outlines Eligibility for Millions in Water Fees Relief

Some of the District's hardest hit water customers will share $3.4 million in relief as government leaders begin to roll out a new program to offset the Clean Rivers Impervious Area Charge.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 05:27 PM EST

Free Cheesecake Day Sparks Chaos in Clarendon

Free Cheesecake Day Sparks Chaos in Clarendon

The Cheesecake Factory offered free slices of cheesecake on Wednesday, and the feverish response got out-of-hand in Arlington, with one man arrested.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 02:45 PM EST

Gunman at School Ordered People to Bring His Targets: Report

Gunman at School Ordered People to Bring His Targets: Report

Authorities say a Virginia man found with two guns in a North Carolina high school had a handwritten note that appears to be a hit list.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 01:41 PM EST

Meet Merle, The Maryland Zoo's Newest Gazelle

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  • Addra gazelle calf - The Maryland Zoo
  • Addra gazelles Merle and Wren - The Maryland Zoo
  • Merle - new Addra gazelle calf at The Maryland Zoo
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 01:18 PM EST

96-Year-Old Woman Killed in House Fire in DC

96-Year-Old Woman Killed in House Fire in DC

No working smoke detectors were found inside a Northwest Washington home Tuesday night after a fire swept through the home's first floor, claiming the life of a 96-year-old woman.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 01:11 PM EST

Woman Drives With Cop on Car Hood 'Holding on for His Life'

Woman Drives With Cop on Car Hood 'Holding on for His Life'

Maryland State Police say a woman fleeing a crash tried to hit an off-duty police officer, who then clung onto the car while talking to authorities.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 07:53 AM EST

Howard Hopes Amended Hospital Bill Will Help Save Program

Howard Hopes Amended Hospital Bill Will Help Save Program

Howard University's College of Medicine is hoping that an amendment introduced during a D.C. Council meeting Tuesday can help save their program from a deal that sought to exclude them from practicing at what...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 01:45 PM EST

Some Medical Alert Devices May Actually Delay Response

Some Medical Alert Devices May Actually Delay Response

Only one unit of 11 recently tested by Washington Consumers' Checkbook can directly connect you to 911. The rest connect you to a call center. Most companies in the test also had trouble locating where the calls...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 07:11 AM EST

Restaurant Depot Employee Shot During Attempted Robbery

Restaurant Depot Employee Shot During Attempted Robbery

An employee at a Baltimore, Maryland, warehouse was shot during an attempted robbery early Wednesday morning, police say.

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