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  • 1 dead after solo-car crash in Loudoun County

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a man is dead after a single-car crash in Loudoun County. Troopers say it happened Saturday around 12:18 a.m. on Route 7, just beyond Yellow Schoolhouse Road. Troopers say a pickup truck was traveling along Route 7 when the truck ran off the...

  • DC man arrested for robbery, attempted sex abuse

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in Washington say they've arrested a man for a robbery and attempted sexual abuse. Police say they were called Wednesday to the 7400 block of Ninth Street NW for a report of a robbery. Police say when they arrived, they found a juvenile female who was the victim of a...

  • Man arrested in fatal stabbing in SE DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing in southeast Washington. Police say they were called Saturday around 2:15 a.m. to the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road in southeast for a report of a stabbing. Police who arrived on scene found a 26-year-old...

  • Heroin dealer gets 30 years after 3 customers die

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A D.C. drug dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after three of his customers in Fairfax County died. Eugene Asomani Williams pleaded guilty in January to conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a...

  • DC convention center hosts Awesome Con

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Superheros are taking over the Washington Convention Center. The weekend-long comic book and sci-fi convention Awesome Con is at the convention center Saturday and Sunday. Comic book creators and celebrity guests will be at the convention center, which is hosting discussion...

  • DC police ID 2 who died of suspected hypothermia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Metropolitan Police Department has identified two people whose bodies were found earlier this week in southeast Washington. Police suspect the cause of both deaths to be hypothermia. Police found the body of the first man on Thursday around 11:16 a.m. in the 2300 block...

  • Man convicted of fatally shooting teen at cookout

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A D.C. man has been found guilty of fatally shooting a teenager at a July 4 cookout. A jury on Friday convicted 24-year-old Calvin Shaw of first-degree murder while armed. He faces a mandatory minimum of 67 years in prison at sentencing June 20. According to government...

  • Man gets 17 years for shooting drug store manager

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man convicted of shooting a drug store manager during a robbery attempt and leaving him paralyzed has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. Fifty-five-year-old Ricky Vinston of Washington pleaded guilty in October to aggravated assault while armed and assault with intent...

  • Rescuers free boy caught in escalator at Md. store

    TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County rescuers cut an escalator apart to free a 6-year-old boy whose hands and fingers got stuck under the handrail at the bottom of the moving staircase. Fire and EMS spokesman Mark Brady says the boy's hand got stuck Thursday night at the Burlington...

  • Man killed in single-car crash

    BEALLSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Police say a man was killed when his car left the road, hit a utility pole and overturned. It happened about 4 a.m. Thursday in Beallsville. Officers say a car driven by 58-year-old Kenneth James Lovelett was traveling east on Darnestown Road. Police...

  • Man convicted of killing 4 over drug stash

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Texas man has been convicted of fatally shooting four people, including two toddlers, after 60 pounds of marijuana went missing. Forty-seven-year-old Darrell Lynn Bellard of Dickinson, Texas, was convicted Thursday by a Prince George's County jury on four counts...

  • DC Council sues mayor over budget autonomy law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One branch of District of Columbia government sued another Thursday over how best to achieve a goal that both sides agree on: the ability of the city to spend its local tax dollars without authorization by Congress. The D.C. Council and Mayor Vincent Gray office both support...

  • With no Iraq-Afghan memorial, Vietnam vets to honor 7,000 dead in first-ever roll call

    Years away from even being allowed to have a war memorial, the dead from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars will be honored by their fellow Vietnam veterans Memorial Day weekend at The Wall, where the first-ever reading of the names of all the post-9/11 heroes will take place.

  • DC police: 2 found dead, no sign of foul play

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police say the bodies of two men were found about 50 feet apart by Interstate 295 in southeast Washington, but there is no sign of foul play. Police say they believe the men found near an encampment by the Pennsylvania Avenue ramp on Wednesday were homeless. No cause...

  • Rescue dogs, handlers heading home from Wash.

    CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Three Fairfax County rescue dogs and their handlers are heading home after two weeks searching for victims of a deadly mudslide in Washington state. Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova will welcome the dogs and handlers home on Thursday morning at...



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