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  • Metro to be available following post-season games

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro says fans attending post-season games at Nationals Park won't have to worry whether they can get back on Metro. Metro and American University announced a partnership Monday that will provide late-night rail service after the games. Under a normal schedule, the last...

  • Famed violinist plays do-over at DC train station

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell brought Bach back to a train station Tuesday, as he did in 2007, but this time Washington noticed. Hundreds of music fans packed Union Station near the Capitol shoulder to shoulder to hear the 46-year-old Bell perform works by Bach and...

  • Red line service back to normal after heavy delays

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro's red line is back to normal after a cracked rail caused delays in both directions during morning rush hour. The red line had been running on a single track between the Van Ness and Dupont Circle stations Tuesday morning. The cracked rail was at the Dupont Circle...

  • Missing 16-year-old Fairfax girl found dead

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A 16-year-old Fairfax girl has been found dead in a park after she had been missing since Sunday. Fairfax police said Tuesday that the body of 16-year-old Cara Lynn Golias was found near a railroad bridge trestle in the Hemlock Overlook Regional Park on Monday afternoon....

  • Romney to help raise money for Comstock in Va.

    McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is coming to northern Virginia to help an old ally in her congressional campaign. Romney is headlining a $500-per-person fundraiser Tuesday night in McLean for Barbara Comstock, who served as his Virginia campaign co-chair in 2012...

  • Md. man charged in heroin death could get life

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been indicted on charges that he sold heroin to someone who died as a result of taking the drug. A federal grand jury indicted 23-year-old Russell Edward Johnson of Lusby, in Calvert County, on four drug charges on Monday. It's unclear Johnson he has an...

  • Woman repeatedly stabbed in Md. robbery attempt

    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A woman is fighting for her life Tuesday and police are looking for the man who stabbed her during a robbery attempt in Montgomery County. Police say the 31-year-old woman was walking in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring on...

  • 2 Metro train lines affected by weekend work

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro says trains on the orange and red lines will be affected by weekend work. Metro says starting Friday at 10 p.m. and continuing through system closing on Sunday, orange line trains will operate every 16 minutes, rather than every 12 minutes. On the red line, trains will...

  • Liquefied natural gas facility in Md. authorized

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has authorized Dominion Resources to build a liquefied natural gas facility in southern Maryland. The agency said in a news release posted Monday on its website that Dominion can build the facility in Calvert County. The $3.8 billion...

  • Pakistani man indicted on spyware charge

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pakistani man has been indicted on charges of plotting to sell a spyware app that could monitor calls, texts and other communications on mobile phones without detection. Prosecutors say and indictment was returned last week against 31-year-old Hammad Akbar of Lahore,...

  • Man dismissed from lawsuit over 2011 DC crash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man involved in a fatal crash while driving a Swiss Embassy vehicle has been dismissed from a civil lawsuit over the 2011 accident. A judge dismissed Kamal Mortada from the lawsuit Monday. Mortada has been identified as the driver in the accident that killed 64-year-old...

  • Driver killed, 2nd driver hurt in 2-vehicle crash

    OLNEY, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Police say one driver was killed and another was injured in a head-on collision on Olney. It happened about 5:30 a.m. Monday on Olney-Laytonsville Road. Police say a pickup truck driven by 25-year-old Kenneth James Turner Jr. of Mount Jackson, Virginia, was...

  • Secret Service arrests man near Ethiopian Embassy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service has arrested a man who officers believe fired a gun near the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington. U.S. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said in an emailed statement that Secret Service officers received a report of shots fired near the embassy around...

  • Dad of 2 missing Md. kids pleads for Amber Alert

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — The father of two suburban Maryland children missing for more than three weeks is appealing to Gov. Martin O'Malley for help. Troy Turner of Clarksburg sent a letter to O'Malley on Monday morning saying he's seen no evidence ruling out that his children may be alive and...

  • Severance moved from Alexandria jail to Arlington

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Charles Severance, who is facing trial for three murders in the city of Alexandria, has been transferred from the city jail to Arlington County. The Alexandria Sheriff's office said Monday it arranged the transfer to avoid any appearance of conflict — one of Severance's...



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