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  • Discrimination suit filed against Maryland company

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Montgomery County business, alleging that it's been discriminating against black and female job applicants for years. The lawsuit was filed Monday in federal court in Maryland against ACM Services, an...

  • Maryland state trooper injured in hit-and-run

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Maryland state trooper has been injured in a hit-and-run in Prince George's County. Maryland State Police say 30-year-old Cpl. Brian Hirsh was searching a car on the side of Interstate 495 in Greenbelt early Tuesday morning when a car hit him. Maryland State Police say...

  • DC restaurant owner, son get 2 years of probation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington restaurant owner and his son have been sentenced to two years of probation for making illegal payments to the city's taxicab commission head. Anthony Cheng Sr. and Anthony Cheng Jr. were sentenced Monday. The younger Cheng had pleaded guilty to a felony charge of...

  • DC Council set to vote on gun law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council is expected to decide Tuesday whether to allow residents to carry concealed handguns in the district, with some restrictions. The vote comes two months after a federal judge struck down the District's ban on carrying handguns outside the home. The judge put...

  • Metro open late for Redskins game

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro trains will run for an additional hour to accommodate crowds expected to attend the Washington Redskins game this week. Metro says the rail system will close at 1 a.m. following the Redskins' game versus the Giants on Thursday night at FedEx Field. Metro says station...

  • Charter school opening new Tech Prep Academy in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Friendship Public Charter School is opening an expanded campus in southeast Washington after an $18 million construction project. The school is planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Wednesday morning for the new Friendship Tech Prep Academy. The school specializes in science,...

  • Man sentenced to 11 years for child sex abuse

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for child sexual abuse and possession of child pornography. Cristian Gutierrez of Washington was also ordered to register as a sex offender at sentencing Monday in federal court in Washington. According to...

  • Native Americans seek dismissal of Redskins' suit

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Five Native Americans asked a federal judge Monday to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed against them over the team's nickname. The Native Americans, who are members of five different tribes throughout the U.S., won a trademark dispute earlier this year with...

  • Va. preschool teacher charged with biting toddler

    WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia preschool teacher has been charged with assault and battery for allegedly biting a 13-month-old boy in her care. Police in Prince William County say 24-year-old Theresa Brown of Woodbridge bit the boy after he bit another teacher at The Goddard School...

  • Prince George's man arrested in fatal DC stabbing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Prince George's County man has been arrested in the stabbing death of a District of Columbia woman over the weekend. Metropolitan police said Monday that detectives arrested 35-year-old Mark Kenyetta Bowser Jr. of Capitol Heights, Maryland on Sunday. He was charged with...

  • Md. officer suspended after assault charge

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Prince George's County police officer has been suspended after he was charged with assault over the weekend. Prince George's police say that Baltimore police charged Officer Michael O'Connell with second-degree assault on Saturday. O'Connell was off-duty at the...

  • DC mayor to discuss infant mortality efforts in NY

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is heading to New York to talk about the District's efforts to reduce infant mortality. Gray is participating in the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in Manhattan on Monday. The mayor and leaders of the nonprofit group hope that...

  • Police: Ex-DC Treasurer Missing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police are searching for a former District of Columbia treasurer who has been missing since Sept. 13. Washington authorities are searching for 51-year-old Lasana Mack, who was last seen on the 2200 block of Taylor Street Northeast. The Metropolitan Police Department describes...

  • In wake of intruder, Secret Service will increase White House security

    The Secret Service is beefing up surveillance and protection of the White House grounds after a man managed to jump the North Lawn fence and sprint inside the mansion.

  • 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...



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