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  • Woman on scooter struck, killed in northwest DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a 36-year-old woman was hit and killed while riding a motorized scooter in the Tenleytown neighborhood of northwest Washington. The collision occurred shortly before 8:30 a.m. Friday. District of Columbia police say the driver of a flatbed truck made a left turn...

  • 2 plead guilty to robbing armored truck

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Two D.C. men have pleaded guilty to robbing an armored truck and a carjacking in Takoma Park. Twenty-two-year Tonnie Floyd entered the pleas Friday in federal court in Greenbelt. Twenty-three-year-old Marcellus Freeman entered his plea on Monday. According to their plea...

  • Could the D.C. government accidentally ban tattoo artists?

    Tattoo artists in Washington, D.C., worry the city's health department might soon put them out of business.

  • Holocaust Museum finds site for archive facility

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has identified a site in suburban Maryland for a new, $40 million facility that will house its archives. The museum announced last year that it would build the David and Fela Shapell Family Collections and Conservation Center to store its...

  • Commission lifts water advisory in Prince George's

    BRANDYWINE, Md. (AP) — The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission has lifted a precautionary boil-water advisory for southern Prince George's County. The advisory was lifted at 12:40 a.m. Friday. The problem started Tuesday with a break in a main in Brandywine that crosses Piscataway Creek....

  • 2 workers freed from trench collapse in Potomac

    POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Dozens of rescue personnel worked for more than three hours to free two workers trapped up to the necks in mud when a trench collapse pinned them to the foundation of a home. Montgomery County fire and rescue officials said the workers were freed Thursday evening. The...

  • Broken water main buckles road, floods Md. homes

    CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — A broken water main is flooding homes and creating a gaping hole in the road in a Maryland neighborhood. The 8-inch main broke around 3 a.m. Friday on Larchmont Avenue in Capitol Heights. A section of the road there buckled badly and is unpassable. The Washington...

  • Maryland lacrosse player acquitted of assault

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — A University of Maryland lacrosse player has been acquitted of assault after being accused of inappropriately touching a woman at a concert. Nineteen-year-old Benjamin Chisolm of Davidsonville, Maryland, had initially been charged with aggravated sexual battery. Police said...

  • Smithsonian helps safeguard Syrian heritage sites

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After four years of civil war, many of Syria's cultural sites have been threatened or destroyed, and museums have been raided and looted. Now the Smithsonian Institution is launching a new project with the University of Pennsylvania's Cultural Heritage Center and the American...

  • Md. clinic to host health fair for moms, kids

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A program that provides low-income women and children with healthy food is hosting a health fair in celebration of National Breastfeeding Month. The health fair will be held on Friday at Schrom Hills Park in Greenbelt. It's hosted by the Women, Infants and Children program...

  • Man pleads guilty in fatal collision in Virginia

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A Baltimore man has pleaded guilty in a 2-car collision that killed an Alexandria man. Twenty-four-year-old Aman Lail pleaded guilty on Thursday to DUI aggravated involuntary manslaughter. Prosecutors say on Jan. 24, 2012, Lail collided with a car driven by 24-year-old...

  • Motorcyclist killed in crash in Lanham, Maryland

    LANHAM, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police say a motorcyclist was killed when he swerved to avoid a stopped car in Lanham. It happened about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on Annapolis Road. Police say 46-year-old Francis Allan Hall of Laurel was driving west when he swerved to avoid a car stopped...

  • Police arrest man in fatal shooting of toddler

    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police have arrested a man they say provided a gun to a suspect in the fatal shooting of a toddler. Police said Thursday that 24-year-old Brian Campbell of Landover was arrested at headquarters. He is charged with murder, accessory before the fact and...

  • Former Md. church youth leader gets 40 years

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Las Vegas man convicted of sexually abusing boys while he was a youth leader at a church in Maryland in the 1980s has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Nathaniel Morales was sentenced Thursday in Montgomery County Circuit Court. A jury found the 56-year-old guilty in...

  • 2 alcohol delivery services declared legal in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two companies that partner with retailers to deliver alcoholic beverages in the District of Columbia have been declared legal by city regulators. The D.C. Alcohol Beverage Control Board informed the companies Drizly and Klink on Friday that their business models don't violate...



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