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Ehrlich told reporters on Tuesday that he'll run for his old job.
His announcement sets up a rematch between Maryland's two biggest political foes. (WTOP)
EX-SHELTER WORKER FACING GUN, DRUGS CHARGES
A former worker at a D.C. women's shelter has been charged with selling heroin and illegally possessing guns in another instance of alleged wrongdoing by an employee at the troubled facility run by a nonprofit group under contract with the D.C. government.
Howard R. Barnes, 59, at was arrested this month after investigators twice made undercover heroin purchases from him, once at the Harriet Tubman Women's Shelter in Southeast Washington, where he works, and once at his apartment in Capitol Heights, according to a law enforcement affidavit filed in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. (Washington Post)
WOMAN SHOOTS MAN WHO BOUND AND ASSAULTED HER
A woman held captive in her home overnight escaped her restraints early this morning and shot the man charged with abducting her as he tried to get away, police said.
William Sciuba, 37, is charged with two counts of malicious wounding, abduction, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and reckless discharge of a firearm.
He remains hospitalized for treatment of a gunshot wound to his arm and is listed in stable condition. (Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star)
ARLINGTONIAN JOINS JEOPARDY TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
If you see Liz Murphy at a local trivia night, you might as well head for the exits. The Arlington resident has made five television appearances as a contestant on Jeopardy, and has $121,302 in winnings to show for it. Now, she has returned to Los Angeles for the taping of the 2010 Jeopardy Tournament of Champions, set to air in May.
Murphy, a foreign service officer and self-described “bookworm,” has spent the past several weeks studying topics like art, literature, geography and history during her lunch break and during her daily commute. (ARLNow.com)