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  • Girl, 2, fatally shot in Prince George's County

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George's County say a 2-year-old girl was killed after being struck by gunfire. Police say they were called to the 6900 block of Forest Terrace in Landover, Md. on Sunday and discovered the child. The girl was taken to the hospital where she died....

  • 6 injured in shooting in SW Washington

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in Washington say six people were injured in a shooting in southwest Washington. Police say it happened early Sunday in the unit block of N Street SW. Police say three men and three women were shot. All the victims suffered non-fatal wounds. Four people were taken to...

  • DC metro gas prices down 5 cents from last week

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Gas prices in the D.C. metro area are down 5 cents from a week ago. In its weekly report released Sunday, AAA says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is $3.46, down from $3.51 a week ago. The price is 15 cents lower than this time a year ago, when the price...

  • 4 shot in northeast DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police say four people have been shot in northeast Washington. Authorities say three adult men and one juvenile were shot around midnight on Friday in the Bloomingdale neighborhood. None of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries. All four victims were taken to...

  • Man fatally shot in northwest DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man in northwest Washington. Authorities say they responded to a report of gunshots just before 11 p.m. on Friday. When they arrived, they found a man later identified as Dondre Dyer suffering from multiple...

  • DC news van broken into while crew reporting story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A television news van in the nation's capital was broken into while the crew was reporting a story on a smartphone application that helps people avoid so-called "sketchy" neighborhoods. A WUSA news crew parked on a street in northwest Washington on Friday night. The crew...

  • American Ballet Theatre archive donated to library

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Library of Congress has acquired the archive of the American Ballet Theatre and plans to open an exhibit celebrating the dance company next week. The library says the ballet donated its archive of more than 50,000 items from its history. The company is celebrating its 75th...

  • 'House of Cards' filming in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The "House of Cards" series is filming in the District of Columbia this weekend. The city's Office of Motion Picture and Television Development has the political thriller filming in the city on Saturday. A notice on the office's website says a mock motorcade will be part of...

  • Tennessee couple guilty of killing man's ex-wife

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Tennessee couple has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of the man's ex-wife in Maryland. A Montgomery County jury on Thursday convicted 63-year-old Baldeo Taneja and his wife, 63-year-old Raminder Kaur, both of Nashville, of first-degree murder....

  • Police officer indicted on perjury charge

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Police say an officer has been indicted on a perjury charge. Police say Officer Colin O'Brien was indicted Thursday on the charge, a misdemeanor. Authorities say O'Brien testified in drug paraphernalia trial in a county court in February. Police say...

  • Consumer spending in DC outpaces 50 states

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Residents of the nation's capital spent more money per capita on goods and services over a 16-year period than residents of any of the 50 states, according to government data released Wednesday. The figures come from a new annual federal report that for the first time reveals...

  • The courts advance concealed guns

    In practice, licenses to carry guns in public have allowed law-abiding citizens to take steps they see as essential for their safety, without putting their fellow citizens in danger. It's people who lack licenses you have to fear.

  • Survey: Washingtonians trust media most, neighbors least in the U.S.

    Washingtonians are the most trusting of the media in the country, but are downright deadbeats when it comes to engaging with neighbors right next door, says a new city "health index."



From the Weekly Standard

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    Do Washington Republicans smell blood in New Jersey? The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the GOP's Senate campaign apparatus, issued a press release Wednesday knocking New Jersey's...

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  • Nobody’s Fault

    All of a sudden, people have noticed that we are in trouble, and many are saying it isn’t the president’s fault. All the bad news, from Iraq to Ukraine, from Libya and Syria to the Mexican border,...

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  • A Privileged Press?

    After nearly four years of procedural delay, the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling is set to open shortly. Sterling was indicted at the end of 2010 for leaking information about a...

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