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  • Police: Body found is former DC treasurer

    CHILLUM, Md. (AP) — Police have confirmed that a body found in a Prince George's County park is that of former District of Columbia treasurer Lasana Mack. Mack's body was found Saturday in a park in Chillum. Metropolitan police said Tuesday that they suspected the body was Mack. Prince...

  • Arlington approves installing school bus cameras

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Arlington County Board has voted to install video cameras on school buses to catch drivers who pass stopped buses as they pick up or drop off children. The board unanimously approved the measure at its Tuesday meeting. It will go into effect Feb. 1 to give county...

  • Man arrested in shooting death of DC mom of 4

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man in the shooting death a District of Columbia mother of four. Metro police said late Wednesday that they arrested 33-year-old Raheem Jones of Northeast Washington and charged him with murder. It's unclear whether he has an attorney. Police...

  • DC man gets 9.5 years in Md. armed robberies

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to nine and a half years in prison stemming from two armed robberies in Prince George's County. Twenty-eight-year-old Gregory Evans pleaded guilty to conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery and brandishing a firearm...

  • DC streetcars to begin no-passenger rides

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's streetcar line is moving closer to the start of operations. The District Department of Transportation says the streetcar is expected to begin simulated service, without passengers, on Monday. Officials say the streetcars will run at their projected...

  • Md. man charged in DC homicide

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police have charged a Maryland man with killing a man who was found injured in the southeast section of the city. Officers say on May 24, police found 46-year-old Jeffrey Coleman of Hyattsville, Maryland, unconscious and bleeding from the face. He was taken to a local...

  • Texan sentenced for defrauding US, firm of $1.6M

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for defrauding a federal agency and a company based in Mexico of more than $1.6 million. Forty-six-year-old Arnold Rojas Rivas of San Antonio pleaded guilty to wire fraud. He was ordered to pay restitution at sentencing...

  • Kansas senator quits Eisenhower Memorial project

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a decade of planning and millions spent to build a memorial near the National Mall honoring the late President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a key lawmaker who has helped oversee the project from the start is stepping away. Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran resigned from the...

  • Foust, Comstock square off in congressional debate

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Republican Barbara Comstock sought in a congressional debate with Democrat John Foust to portray herself as the natural successor to popular, retiring incumbent Frank Wolf, invoking Wolf's name more than a dozen times in an hour-long debate Wednesday. Foust, meanwhile,...

  • Manassas soldier's WWII remains identified

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — The remains of an Army soldier from Manassas missing since World War II have been recovered and are being returned to Virginia. The Pentagon said Wednesday that the remains of Pfc. Richard Bean were recovered last year by Japanese groups. The Defense Department's Joint...

  • Metro chief says he will retire in early 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro's chief executive says he will step down from the transit agency next year. In a note to employees Wednesday, Richard Sarles says he has decided to leave because he is turning 70 next year and wants to spend more time with his family. He plans to retire in mid-January...

  • DC police to start wearing body cameras

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 160 District of Columbia police officers will wear cameras that record them performing their duties as part of a six-month pilot program, and Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Wednesday that she hopes to expand the program to the entire department within three years....

  • VIDEO: D.C. police will test body cameras

    The Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia announced Wednesday it'll give roughly 165 officers body cameras to wear during a six-month pilot program.

  • PG officer's conviction tossed in UMD beating case

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Prince George's County police officer convicted of beating a University of Maryland student during a 2010 celebration has had his conviction overturned. James Harrison was found guilty of second-degree assault in the 2010 beating of a student during a celebration that...

  • Correction: American Indian Nicknames-DC story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 23 about American Indian nicknames at District of Columbia public schools, The Associated Press, relying on information from the D.C. Council and public school officials, reported erroneously that five schools would be forced to change their...



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