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Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 06:27 PM EDT

Bright Beginnings Provides Resources for Homeless Families

Bright Beginnings Provides Resources for Homeless Families

Most parents will do anything to keep their children safe and happy, but not every parent has the resources to provide their child with the best life possible, which is why Bright Beginnings has been helping...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 06:30 PM EDT

Maryland Program Mentors Boys Who Lack Positive Male Figures

Maryland Program Mentors Boys Who Lack Positive Male Figures

For 13 years, a Maryland organization has been helping boys who don’t have a positive male figure in their lives.

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 08:20 PM EDT

Woman's Calling Is to Help Ex-Inmates Get Lives on Track

Woman's Calling Is to Help Ex-Inmates Get Lives on Track

For more than two decades, a local woman’s been helping former inmates — returning citizens as she calls them — integrate back into society.

Friday, Sep 28, 2018 at 06:28 PM EDT

All-Star Dad Tells How He Helps Daughter With Cancer

All-Star Dad Tells How He Helps Daughter With Cancer

News4's Leon Harris talks to Joe Alexander, who has a special relationship with his daughter Julia, who was diagnosed with brain cancer four years ago. Joe said he always make sure to stay attentive, taking...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 06:34 PM EDT

Semi-Pro Football Coach Helps Players Get Into College

Semi-Pro Football Coach Helps Players Get Into College

The coach of a D.C.-area semi-professional football team uses his own money to help his players go to college.For more than a decade, Coach Quincy Royal has been coaching men on the football field and in life.

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Thousands Fill Capital One Arena to See Michelle Obama
Thousands Fill Capital One Arena to See Michelle Obama

Thousands of people crowded Capital One Arena in D.C. Saturday night for Michelle Obama's "Becoming" book tour.

Video: Injured Bald Eagle Rescued From Creek in Maryland
Video: Injured Bald Eagle Rescued From Creek in Maryland

A bald eagle is on the mend after falling into a creek in Clarksburg, Maryland.

DC Worshipers Learn What to Do in Case of Shooting
DC Worshipers Learn What to Do in Case of Shooting

A group of D.C. worshipers found out how to help victims if a shooter attacks inside their church. News4's Derrick Ward reports.

Andrew Gillum Concedes in Florida Gov. Race to Ron DeSantis
Andrew Gillum Concedes in Florida Gov. Race to Ron DeSantis

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum on Saturday conceded in the Florida gubernatorial election to Ron DeSantis. Gillum, the Democratic candidate, made the statement in a post on Twitter that comes two days after...

Trump Sees Wildfire Areas, Consoles Those Harmed by Shooting
Trump Sees Wildfire Areas, Consoles Those Harmed by Shooting

President Donald Trump on Saturday acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all but destroyed by deadly wildfires...