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  • Authorities: body found in Manassas

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — The body of a man has been found in Manassas and authorities are treating the death as suspicious. Police say the man was found dead Sunday morning of apparent stab wounds in the 8900 block of Nicol Lane. Television station WTTG-TV reports the man's body was found near a...

  • Police ID man killed during shootout in Md.

    TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police are identifying a man who was killed in a shootout with police and saying he's responsible for killing a 3-year-old with him. Police identified the man Sunday as 38-year-old Frederick Roy Miller of Landover and said the child is believed to...

  • DC metro gas prices down 3 cents from last week

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Gas prices in the D.C. metro area are down 3 cents from a week ago. In its weekly report, AAA said Sunday that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is $3.43, down from $3.46 a week ago. The price is 14 cents lower than this time a year ago, when the price was...

  • Man arrested, another sought in shooting of 6

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police have arrested one man and are seeking another in the shooting of six people near Nationals Park. Police say 21-year-old Leonard Johnson of southeast Washington was arrested on Friday afternoon. He's charged with assault with intent to kill while armed in the...

  • Police: Md. man kills wife, another woman, himself

    DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Police say a man killed his estranged wife and another woman in District Heights before fatally shooting himself. On Saturday morning, Prince George's County police identified the victims of the murder-suicide as 45-year-old Leroy Johnson of Oxon Hill; his wife,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...



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