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  • 2 hours ago

    'Hate Groups' Hit Record High in 2018, Analysis Finds

    An organization that tracks white supremacists and other far-right extremists says its annual count of "hate groups" has reached the highest level in more than two decades. The Southern Poverty Law Center says...

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  • 4 hours ago

    Lawyer: Calif. Rapper Killed by Police Was Shot 25 Times

    Lawyer: Calif. Rapper Killed by Police Was Shot 25 Times

    A California rapper who was fatally shot by police after he was found unresponsive in his car was struck by around 25 bullets, according to a lawyer for his family, NBC News reported. Vallejo police said they...

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  • new york

    Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

    23 Co-Workers Claim NY's Biggest Lotto Prize — $437 Million

    23 Co-Workers Claim NY's Biggest Lotto Prize — $437 Million

    A group of 23 co-workers in Long Island claimed the largest jackpot in New York Lottery history — one totaling $437 million! The group claimed the prize Tuesday for the Jan. 1 Mega Millions drawing through the...

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  • Newport Beach Cold Case

    11 minutes ago

    Man Arrested in 1973 Cold-Case Killing of Calif. Girl, 11

    Man Arrested in 1973 Cold-Case Killing of Calif. Girl, 11

    A man has been arrested in the 1973 slaying of an 11-year-old in Newport Beach girl whose mysterious disappearance was featured by police in a Twitter campaign. Orange County prosecutors and Newport Beach...

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  • civil forfeiture

    5 hours ago

    Supreme Court: Constitutional Ban on High Fines Applies to States

    Supreme Court: Constitutional Ban on High Fines Applies to States

    The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Constitution's ban on excessive fines applies to the states, an outcome that could help efforts to rein in police seizure of property from criminal...

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  • 4 hours ago

    A Look at the Impact of the New Tax Law

    A Look at the Impact of the New Tax Law

    The first tax filing season under the new federal tax law is proving to be surprising for many Americans. Here's a look at how some of the changes are playing out.

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  • 4 hours ago

    UK Politics Fractures Further as 3 Conservatives Defect

    UK Politics Fractures Further as 3 Conservatives Defect

    Brexit-driven cracks in Britain's political party system yawned wider Wednesday, as three pro-European lawmakers quit the ruling Conservatives to join a new centrist group of independents who oppose the...

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  • 12 minutes ago

    Trump Says It's Up to AG to Release Mueller Report

    Trump Says It's Up to AG to Release Mueller Report

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday it will be up to newly confirmed Attorney General William Barr to release special counsel Robert Muller's report on the Russia investigation, NBC News reported. "That'll be...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Zuckerberg Defends Big Tech, Says Facebook Should Stay Free

    Zuckerberg Defends Big Tech, Says Facebook Should Stay Free

    Facebook is committed to remaining free, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday as he defending his company's place in Silicon Valley, NBC News reported. Facebook has helped decentralize society, Zuckerberg said in...

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  • covington

    6 hours ago

    Kentucky Student's Lawyers Sue Washington Post for $250M

    Kentucky Student's Lawyers Sue Washington Post for $250M

    Lawyers for Nicholas Sandmann, the Kentucky teen shown in a viral video of a confrontation between Covington Catholic students and a Native American man, is suing the Washington Post for $250 million, saying the...

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  • anne arundel

    Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    Anne Arundel to Stop Asking Assault Victims to Waive Rights

    Anne Arundel to Stop Asking Assault Victims to Waive Rights

    Another Maryland county will stop having law enforcement officers ask sexual assault victims to waive their rights to an investigation.

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  • covington

    6 hours ago

    Kentucky Student's Lawyers Sue Washington Post for $250M

    Kentucky Student's Lawyers Sue Washington Post for $250M

    Lawyers for Nicholas Sandmann, the Kentucky teen shown in a viral video of a confrontation between Covington Catholic students and a Native American man, is suing the Washington Post for $250 million, saying the...

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  • weather

    2 hours ago

    As Snow Changes to Rain and Sleet, Icy Roads a Risk

    As Snow Changes to Rain and Sleet, Icy Roads a Risk

    Snow is falling across the region Wednesday as a significant winter storm brings up to 4 inches of snow to the metro area and even more to the north and west, Storm Team4 says.

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  • private school

    24 minutes ago

    Moms Say Son’s Private School Discriminated Against Them

    Moms Say Son’s Private School Discriminated Against Them

    A Maryland mom said her son's private Christian school discriminated against her and her ex-wife because of their sexual orientation. Now, their family is behind a Maryland bill that would allow families to sue...

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  • rape

    Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

    Counselor Accused of Raping, Impregnating 2 Disabled Clients

    Counselor Accused of Raping, Impregnating 2 Disabled Clients

    A man whose job was to help adults with disabilities is accused of raping and impregnating two clients in Fairfax County, Virginia.

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  • adoption

    Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

    'Here's Your Baby': Firefighters Surprise Couple With Son

    'Here's Your Baby': Firefighters Surprise Couple With Son

    A Maryland couple recently got the surprise of their lives: The father's fellow firefighters used a firetruck and ambulance to bring their newborn son home for the first time.

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  • driveby

    Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

    2 Teens, 2 Men Hurt in Southeast DC in Separate Shootings

    2 Teens, 2 Men Hurt in Southeast DC in Separate Shootings

    A 15-year-old boy, a 17-year old boy and two men are hurt after they were shot Tuesday afternoon in two separate shootings in Southeast D.C.

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  • medical marijuana

    Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

    Md. Beauty Queen Advocates the Healing Power of Marijuana

    Md. Beauty Queen Advocates the Healing Power of Marijuana

    While some say marijuana is a miracle drug that's effective in relieving pain, the federal government still classifies it as a controlled substance that’s highly addictive with no medical value.

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  • sports betting

    Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

    DC Approves Sports Betting

    DC Approves Sports Betting

    The D.C. Council approved sports betting in a final vote on the matter on Tuesday, making the capital the first place in the region to approve gambling on professional sports teams.

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  • weather

    Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

    Want More Forecast Details? Storm Team4 Breaks It Down

    Want More Forecast Details? Storm Team4 Breaks It Down

    The forecast is still on track to see some significant winter weather for your Wednesday, with snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain all in the mix. Winter storm warnings and advisories are posted for the...

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  • spring

    Thursday, Jan 31, 2019

    Live Countdown: How Many Days Until Spring

    Live Countdown: How Many Days Until Spring

    Bundled up against winter's cold, it may feel like frigid weather will never go away. But we're counting down to spring with you.

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  • weather

    Friday, Feb 1, 2019

    Winter Weather Advisory Friday for Light Snow

    Winter Weather Advisory Friday for Light Snow

    Break out your heaviest winter coat: The DC area awoke Thursday to single-digit temperatures with frigid wind chills in the negatives, and dangerously cold temperatures will stick around.

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  • weather

    Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019

    Ex-DC Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Trafficking

    Ex-DC Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Trafficking

    A former D.C. police officer has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he paid two teenage girls for sex.

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  • weather

    Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019

    DC Area Plunging Into Deep Freeze

    DC Area Plunging Into Deep Freeze

    A fast-moving snow squall is passing through the D.C. area on Wednesday, bringing with it an arctic cold front that will make it feel as cold as minus 15 degrees on Wednesday and Thursday.

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  • Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019

    Midwest Freeze Cancels Flights, Even Stops the Mail

    Midwest Freeze Cancels Flights, Even Stops the Mail

    A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest with record-breaking temperatures on Wednesday, triggering widespread closures of schools and businesses, and the canceling of more than 1,800 flights from...

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  • Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019

    Road Concerns Rise as Temperatures Drop Overnight

    Road Concerns Rise as Temperatures Drop Overnight

    The snow stopped falling, but the temperature continued to drop. Darcy Spencer reports on concerns about the roads.

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  • Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019

    Residents Prepare for Cold, Ice After Snow

    Residents Prepare for Cold, Ice After Snow

    Chris Gordon reports on how people across the region prepared for the snow and for the cold and icy conditions to come.

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  • Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019

    Messy Commute in the Snow Tuesday Evening

    Messy Commute in the Snow Tuesday Evening

    Shomari "Storm" Stone reports on the traffic and road conditions during the evening commute.

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  • Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019

    Record-Breaking Cold Coming to Midwest After Snowstorm

    Record-Breaking Cold Coming to Midwest After Snowstorm

    Extremely cold, record-breaking temperatures are settling across parts of the Midwest after a powerful snowstorm pounded the region overnight Monday, and forecasters are describing the subzero weather on the way...

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  • Thursday, Jan 24, 2019

    What Is the Polar Vortex?

    What Is the Polar Vortex?

    We hear the term polar vortex a lot, but what does it actually mean? Storm Team4's Amelia Draper demystifies the scientific term.

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  • winter

    Thursday, Jan 24, 2019

    Weather Alert: Flood Warnings After Heavy Rain

    Weather Alert: Flood Warnings After Heavy Rain

    The heavy rain is over but flood warnings are in effect for parts of D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

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  • Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019

    How Potholes Form

    How Potholes Form

    The number of potholes you have to dodge on D.C. area roads can make your head spin. Storm Team4's Amelia Draper explains how rain and cold weather can lead to potholes during this time of year.

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  • Monday, Jan 21, 2019

    'Hoping God Hears Our Prayers:' DC Homeless Struggle in Cold

    'Hoping God Hears Our Prayers:' DC Homeless Struggle in Cold

    Wind chill temperatures fell below zero Monday, endangering those who live in D.C. and don't have homes. News4's Mark Segraves reports on how shelters are trying to create safe spaces for all. If you see someone...

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  • Sunday, Jan 20, 2019

    Storm That Carpeted Midwest With Snow Barrels to New England

    Storm That Carpeted Midwest With Snow Barrels to New England

    A major winter storm that blanketed most of the Midwest with snow earlier in the weekend barreled toward New England Sunday, where it was expected to cause transportation havoc ranging from slick and clogged...

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  • winter

    Saturday, Jan 19, 2019

    Heavy Rain Overnight Before Bitter Blast of Cold

    Heavy Rain Overnight Before Bitter Blast of Cold

    Heavy rain will continue overnight, but then it's all about the frigid cold.

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  • winter

    Friday, Jan 18, 2019

    Wet Weekend Awaits DC, Followed by Blast of Bitter Cold

    Wet Weekend Awaits DC, Followed by Blast of Bitter Cold

    We're looking at a wet weekend, followed by a blast of bitter cold.

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  • Thursday, Jan 17, 2019

    Snow, Rain Cause Concern About Road Conditions

    Snow, Rain Cause Concern About Road Conditions

    With more snow and rain falling and concerns about refreezing overnight, drivers need to be careful on the roads. Shomari Stone reports.

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  • storm

    Thursday, Jan 17, 2019

    California Storms Kill at Least 5 as Flooding Fears Rise

    California Storms Kill at Least 5 as Flooding Fears Rise

    Heavy rain, snow and wind pummeled much of California Thursday, causing at least five deaths, leaving thousands without power and forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes. In harder hit...

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  • earthquake

    Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

    4.7-Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Off Ocean City Coast

    4.7-Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Off Ocean City Coast

    A light earthquake has been recorded off the coast of Maryland.

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  • Monday, Jan 14, 2019

    Volunteers Shovel Out DC Senior Citizens

    Volunteers Shovel Out DC Senior Citizens

    D.C. law says you have to shovel the sidewalk in front of your home within 24 hours, and for senior citizens who aren’t able to, they can sign up to have volunteers do it for them. News4’s Aimee Cho...

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  • Monday, Jan 14, 2019

    'Great White Snow Shark' Wins the Pat Collins Snow Stick

    'Great White Snow Shark' Wins the Pat Collins Snow Stick

    The first Pat Collins' Snow Stick of 2019 goes to Connor Sudol of Springfield, Virginia, for his "Great White Snow Shark" design.

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  • Monday, Jan 14, 2019

    Tracking January's Winter Storm Snow Totals

    Tracking January's Winter Storm Snow Totals

    Storm Team4 Meteorologist Amelia Draper breaks down how much snow fell around the region — revealing that total snowfall jumped past early predictions.

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  • Monday, Jan 14, 2019

    Storm Punishes Swath of US With Snow, Ice and Freezing Rain

    Storm Punishes Swath of US With Snow, Ice and Freezing Rain

    A winter storm that contributed to at least five deaths in the Midwest pummeled the mid-Atlantic region for a second day Sunday, bringing with it an icy mix that knocked out power, cancelled flights and...

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  • Sunday, Jan 13, 2019

    Almost a Foot of Snow Falls in Montgomery County

    Almost a Foot of Snow Falls in Montgomery County

    Montgomery County got another round of snow Sunday evening, making the roads even more dangerous. Darcy Spencer reports.

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  • winter

    Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

    Another Refreeze Expected Overnight; Some Schools Delayed

    Another Refreeze Expected Overnight; Some Schools Delayed

    We're now seeing some melting again as temperatures crept above freezing, but another refreeze is possible Wednesday morning.

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  • Sunday, Jan 13, 2019

    Concerns About Road Conditions as Temps Fall

    Concerns About Road Conditions as Temps Fall

    With the temperature dropping, the roads in the area become more hazardous. Cory Smith reports.

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  • Sunday, Jan 13, 2019

    Winter Snow Means Hard Work for Some, Fun for Others

    Winter Snow Means Hard Work for Some, Fun for Others

    In Northern Virginia, the winter storm meant work for some, and a fun snow day for many others. Looks like David Culver got a little bit of both.

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  • Sunday, Jan 13, 2019

    Pat Collins' Snow Suit Challenge

    Pat Collins' Snow Suit Challenge

    For the latest Snow Stick Challenge, Pat Collins looks for the best Sunday snow suits.

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  • winter

    Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

    Cold Temps Refreeze Roads; Many Schools Delayed

    Cold Temps Refreeze Roads; Many Schools Delayed

    The D.C. area welcomed a sunny day after a weekend-long winter storm, but all that melting snow is slated to cause serious problems on the roads after it freezes again.

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  • Sunday, Jan 13, 2019

    Measuring the Snow With Mayor Muriel Bowser

    Measuring the Snow With Mayor Muriel Bowser

    D.C.'s mayor measures the snow using Pat Collins' Snow Stick.

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