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  • PG officer suspended over assault charge

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George's County say a rookie patrol officer has been suspended after being charged with assault. Police say Probationary Officer Shakeya Walker has been suspended after she was charged Friday with second degree assault. Police say the charge stemmed...

  • Seat Pleasant Mayor ousted from City Hall office

    SEAT PLEASANT, Md. (AP) — A Prince George's County mayor moved his office into a tent outside of City Hall after being ousted from the building. Seat Pleasant Mayor Eugene W. Grant set up the beige tent with a desk and American flag in front of City Hall on Friday. City Council members voted 4...

  • National Zoo celebrating panda's first birthday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Zoo in Washington is throwing a panda party. Saturday marks the first birthday of panda cub Bao Bao, and she'll get a cake made from frozen fruit juice and other treats like pears and apples to celebrate. The cub is only the second panda born at the zoo to survive...

  • DC holding school beautification day

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say nearly 5,000 volunteers are set to spruce up District of Columbia public schools ahead of the first day of class. Saturday is the annual "Beautification Day" at more than 100 schools throughout the city. Volunteers will be cleaning, painting, organizing...

  • Va. man sentenced in visa scheme

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A third person involved in a scheme to create fraudulent transcripts so that foreign students would appear eligible to retain their student visas has been sentenced to almost two years in prison. A federal judge in Virginia sentenced Mohamad Tellawi of Falls Church,...

  • Ex-congressman Davis to lead George Mason board

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Former Republican congressman Tom Davis has been elected to serve as George Mason University's rector. Davis, who represented parts of northern Virginia from 1995 through 2009, was elected Thursday by fellow members of the school's 16-member governing board. Davis has been...

  • 15K voter registrations challenged in Fairfax

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A watchdog group supported by Fairfax County Republicans has challenged the registrations of nearly 15,000 voters in Fairfax County, saying they may also be registered to vote in Maryland. A group called Virginia Voters Alliance that seeks to uncover voter fraud has asked...

  • Corcoran Gallery exhibits now free to public

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Admission to the Corcoran Gallery of Art is now free following culmination of court-approved deal that ends the Corcoran's life as an independent institution. Free admission at the Flagg building on 17th Street in Northwest Washington begins Friday. Financial problems at the...

  • DC unveils Chuck Brown Memorial Park

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A tribute to the District of Columbia's Godfather of Go-Go is being unveiled. District officials on Friday are formally opening the $1.8 million Chuck Brown Memorial Park. The 42,000 square-foot park has been carved out from space in Northeast Washington's Langdon Park....

  • Landlord accused of hiring man to scare tenants

    OLNEY, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Police have charged an Olney landlord with hiring a man to scare tenants into leaving their apartment. Officers say on Aug. 6, a woman and her adult son reported that five people entered their basement apartment. Police say the five suspects grabbed the woman...

  • Man indicted in $1M online romance scam

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been indicted on federal charges of defrauding elderly people on online dating services of more than $1 million by pretending to be romantically interested in them. The 11-count indictment charges 32-year-old Krist Koranteng, who has addresses in...

  • DC chief: firefighters deserve tougher discipline

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The interim fire chief in the nation's capital says he's frustrated that he can't issue stronger disciplinary sanctions against three firefighters who didn't help a dying man across the street from a fire station. Interim D.C. Fire Chief Eugene Jones said Thursday that he "has...

  • Woman delivers infant along I-66 in Arlington

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Fire officials say a woman gave birth to a baby girl in a car along eastbound Interstate 66 in Arlington. Arlington County Fire Department Capt. Bill Shelton says crews were called to the highway around 4:30 a.m. Thursday. The baby was born before medics arrived. Medics...

  • Metro's silver line gets low-interest federal loan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Department has committed $1.28 billion toward the construction of Metro's silver line in the form of a low-interest loan. Officials announced Wednesday that the loan had been finalized. It will go toward construction of the second phase of northern...

  • Toll lanes to be converted on Dulles road

    CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Drivers who don't have E-ZPass will soon have fewer toll lanes to choose from in the Dulles Toll Road. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates the road, announced Wednesday that it will convert 19 lanes into "E-ZPass only" lanes. The unattended lanes...



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