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  • DC police arrest suspect in fatal triple shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police say they have arrested a suspect in a triple shooting on North Capitol Street that has left two people dead. Police say one juvenile and two adults were found shot early Sunday morning in a vehicle at North Capitol and T streets. Police say...

  • Chris Colfer visits DC library to discuss new book

    WASHINGTON (AP) — "Glee" star Chris Colfer is visiting Washington this week to promote his latest book in his fairy tale series "Land of Stories." The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will host Colfer for a discussion and book signing on Monday evening. "The Land of Stories: A Grimm...

  • Prince George's police investigate fatal crash

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle in Upper Marlboro. Police identified the victim Sunday as 34-year-old Jeffrey Shackelford of Upper Marlboro. Police say he was critically injured Saturday night along John Rodgers...

  • Prince George's council to vote on MGM casino

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Prince George's County Council is expected to clear the way for construction of a new MGM casino at National Harbor. The county council is holding a hearing Monday and is expected to approve MGM's application. That would allow construction to begin within weeks for a...

  • Smith launches bid for DC attorney general

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former federal lawyer Edward "Smitty" Smith says his roots in Washington make him the right choice to become the District of Columbia's first elected attorney general. The 34-year-old Smith officially launched his campaign on Saturday. His campaign says he's already raised...

  • PG officer suspended after assault charge in DC

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — The head of the Prince George's County Police Department says one of his officers has been suspended after being arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon in Washington. Prince George's County Police Chief Mark Magaw made the announcement Friday....

  • Ex-officer gets 18 years in child sex abuse case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A former D.C. police officer has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing a girl who participated in his church choir. Forty-six-year-old Wendel Palmer was sentenced Friday in D.C. Superior Court. After he gets out of prison he will have...

  • DC mayor vetoes $10.6 billion budget

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has vetoed the $10.6 billion budget approved by the D.C. Council. Gray said Friday that he can't "in good conscience" support a spending plan that cuts funding for the city's streetcar system, taxes yoga classes and gym memberships and...

  • Smithsonian to host World Cup watch party in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian is hosting a viewing party for the final match of the World Cup. The Smithsonian says fans are invited to watch Sunday's game between Argentina and Germany in the courtyard of the building that houses the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American...

  • Fairfax police seek suspects in ATM skimmer cases

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police say they're investigating after finding ATM skimming devices at four different ATMs across Fairfax County recently. Police say they were notified after bank security personnel noticed a group of men placing skimming devices on the drive-thru ATM at a SunTrust Bank...

  • DC mayoral nominee's parents burglarized

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral nominee says her parents were the victims of a burglar who posed as a cable company employee, entered their home and stole property. D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser says in a statement that her parents, Joe and Joan Bowser, are...

  • Fleet owners are behind protests over ride-sharing services Uber, Lyft

    The trade group for owners of taxi and limousine fleets is helping underwrite the fight against Uber and other popular ride-sharing apps.



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