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  • Woman dies in single-vehicle crash near Hagerstown

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police are investigating a crash that killed a Hagerstown woman in Washington County. Police say 48-year-old Sherry Lee Ramsburg was thrown from her pickup truck and killed after it overturned early Saturday in a crash on Jefferson Boulevard outside of...

  • DC police investigate fatal hit-and-run crash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in northwest Washington. Police say the bicyclist was riding on 8th Street NW near S Street when she was struck by an SUV about 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Investigators say the light-colored SUV...

  • 2 from Md. killed in Va. plane crash at race track

    ALTON, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say two people from Maryland were killed in a plane crash at Virginia International Raceway. The crash occurred Friday afternoon in Alton. Police say no one on the ground was injured. The two who were killed were the pilot and a passenger. State police...

  • Navy avoids lectures to fight sexual assaults

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — When it comes to sexual assault prevention, Navy leaders have gotten the message from their sailors: Enough with the boring PowerPoint presentations. This fall the Navy is opting for more interactive hands-on training that's intended to keep sailors from wanting to nap...

  • 10 taken to hospital after bus crash in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say 10 people have been taken to the hospital after a crash involving an MTA bus in downtown Baltimore. Officials say it happened just after noon on Saturday at the intersection of East Fayette Street and Guilford Avenue. Photographs from the scene show a large...

  • Hundreds search for missing UVa student

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Last Saturday, this town drew thousands of cheerful fans cheering the University of Virginia's football team's underdog win. This week, a far grimmer task brought hundreds of volunteers to campus: the search for sophomore Hannah Graham, who disappeared a week ago....

  • Off-duty officer shoots man in Baltimore County

    MIDDLE RIVER, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty Baltimore city police officer in the Middle River area. Police were called to investigate early Saturday after the off-duty officer got into a confrontation with two intoxicated people....

  • 4 passengers sent to hospital after Metrobus crash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say four people were taken to hospitals after two Metrobuses collided in northwest Washington. Police tell The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1rq5yTt ) that one bus rear-ended another near Florida Avenue and 5th St. NW. It happened about 2:20 p.m. on Friday. All of...

  • William and Mary receives $3 million donation

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A former College of William and Mary rector and his wife have donated $3 million to establish a law school scholarship fund at the school. Henry C. Wolf and Dixie Davis Wolf are creating the 1779 Scholars Fund. Henry C. Wolf received a bachelor's degree in economics in...

  • USS Vella Gulf returns to Va. after deployment

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The USS Vella Gulf has returned to its home port in Virginia following a six-month deployment. The guided-missile cruiser arrived at Naval Station Norfolk on Saturday. The Navy says the ship conducted naval operations with allies and regional partners in support of U.S....

  • Woman killed when crash forces car onto sidewalk

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a 78-year-old woman was killed when she was hit by a car that was forced into the sidewalk by a collision. It happened about 3:10 p.m. Friday on East 33rd Street. Police say the woman was standing on the sidewalk when two vehicles crashed in the street....

  • Man stabbed to death on Maryland farm

    GAMBRILLS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say a man was fatally stabbed on a farm in Gambrills. Officers found the man at Beech Grove Farm about 9:40 a.m. Friday, dead from stab wounds. Three nearby schools were put on lockdown and an officer was assigned to each school while law...

  • Md. man sentenced for sexually abusing children

    BALTIMORE (AP) — An Aberdeen man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually abusing two boys at a military installation in Virginia. Twenty-one-year-old Marcus Smith pleaded guilty to two counts of abusive sexual contact. He was ordered to register as a sex offender at sentencing...

  • Woman gets 6 ½ years for fatal hit-and-run

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman convicted of voluntary manslaughter in a 2010 hit-and-run crash has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison. Thirty-four-year-old Jorida Davidson of Chevy Chase, Maryland, was sentenced Friday in D.C. Superior Court. Davidson was convicted in July in the death of...

  • Cuccinelli lawsuit: Conservative PAC duped donors

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli is suing a conservative political action committee that he says raised massive amounts of money invoking his name in email solicitations despite giving only a pittance to his actual campaign. The lawsuit alleges...



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