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  • Judge rejects request to dismiss Chris Brown case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown's assault case is going forward after a judge in Washington on Monday rejected a request to dismiss it. Lawyers for the Grammy-award-winning singer had argued the case should be dismissed because prosecutors abused the grand jury process to prepare for...

  • DC police: Officer fatally shoots armed man

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police say an officer shot and killed a man who refused to put down a gun near a southeast Washington elementary school. Police say they received a report of a man with a gun walking by Plummer Elementary School in with a gun on Sunday night. When officers arrived,...

  • Motorcyclist killed in collision with car

    FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police say a motorcyclist was killed and two people were hurt when the motorcycle collided with a car in Fort Washington. It happened about 10:15 p.m. Sunday on Indian Head Highway. Officers say 32-year-old Michael Marquis of Clinton was...

  • Man in video cooperating in missing girl case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police say they're identified a man in a video released last week and that he's cooperating with the investigation of missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd. Police said Monday they've interviewed the man but they have no new information about Relisha's whereabouts. The video...

  • Death penalty case goes to jury in sailor's death

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Defense lawyers at a federal death-penalty trial sought to discredit their own client Monday, telling a jury during closing arguments that the defendant's jailhouse confession to the 2009 murder of a Navy sailor was a boastful lie. Prosecutors contend that the...

  • Norton wants upgrades to DC's golf courses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton says the public golf courses in the nation's capital are in desperate need of an upgrade. The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress introduced a bill Monday calling for a study of the possibility of public-private partnerships to operate the...

  • Police: Child hit by drifting school bus

    BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say several children were injured when a school bus drifted across a road in Beltsville and into a bus stop. Police spokeswoman Officer Nicole Hubbard said the driver left students unattended on the bus in front of High Point High School on...

  • DC could see Republican mayoral candidate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Republican leaders are looking for candidates to run for mayor and the D.C. Council, despite having no candidates on the ballot during last week's primary. Any Republican candidate faces long odds in a city where Democrats make up 76 percent of...

  • Plane intercepted in restricted airspace around DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets intercepted a small civilian plane in restricted airspace around the nation's capital over the weekend and that the pilot reported he didn't realize he had entered an area that was off limits. The North American Aerospace Defense...

  • Marine Corps chief opens naval exposition in Md.

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The commandant of the Marine Corps, General James Amos, is among the speakers at a National Harbor trade show billed as the largest maritime exposition in North America. The Navy League Sea-Air-Space expo begins Monday at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center...

  • 6 people suffer only minor injuries in I-95 crash

    SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — State police say six people inside a sport-utility vehicle suffered only minor injuries after it ran off the right side of Interstate 95 in Springfield and overturned in a ditch. Police say a 7-year-old girl was ejected from the Ford Expedition and trapped underneath...

  • Officer who shot armed man was 9-year veteran

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say an officer who shot and killed an armed man is a nine-year law enforcement veteran. Police identified the officer on Sunday as Officer Brian Newcomer, who works in patrol in the third district. Police say Newcomer was one of two...

  • PG police officer struck; 2 men wounded by gunfire

    CLINTON, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say an officer was struck by a car during an encounter with a two men suspected of forcing their way into a home. Police say two officers fired at the car as it drove toward the officer who was hit and sped away. Both men inside the car were...

  • Dykstra, United drop Revolution 2-0 for first win

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Dykstra earned a shutout in his first MLS start in nearly four years and D.C. United snapped a 15-match winless streak with a 2-0 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday night. Substitute Chris Rolfe scored in second-half stoppage time to ensure the...

  • 1 dead after police-involved shooting in Md.

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police are investigating after a police-involved shooting in which an armed man died. The police department says it happened Saturday just before 4 a.m. on Marlboro Pike at Lee Jay Drive. Police say after officers and witnesses heard a shot...



From the Weekly Standard

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