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  • No booze for DC folks? New Hampshire may fix law

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation's capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission recently clarified that Washington residents can buy alcohol in New...

  • Metro opens 1st phase of silver line

    RESTON, Va. (AP) — The silver line is open. The long-awaited addition to the Metro system opened Saturday, and cheers went up as the crowded first train departed the Reston station around noon. "Welcome aboard the silver line. It's time to ride," said Metro General Manager Richard Sarles...

  • New bus service goes from silver line to Dulles

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new express bus service will take passengers between the just-opened stations on the silver line and Washington Dulles International Airport. Transportation officials say the new express bus service opened Saturday, the same day as the first five stations on the silver line....

  • Police investigating homicide in SE Washington

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police are investigating a homicide in southeast Washington. The Metropolitan Police Department says officers were called Saturday around 12:15 a.m. to the 200 block of Savannah Street SE. Police say when they arrived they found a 25-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds....

  • Police arrest alleged police impersonator in Md.

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say they've arrested a man who impersonated a police officer and attempted to kidnap a 12-year-old girl. Police say that they were called around 2:30 p.m. Friday to the 7300 block of Landover Road for a report of an attempted kidnapping....

  • Judge revokes bond of DC officer

    LANHAM, Md. (AP) — A Prince George's County judge revoked the bond of a Metropolitan Police Department officer charged with trying to kill his wife for violating a stay-away order by sending her text messages and initiating visits. During his trial testimony this week, Samson Lawrence said he...

  • British man charged in government computer hacking

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A British man has been charged with hacking into computers belonging to the Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Sentencing Commission and an FBI laboratory, among others. A grand jury in Alexandria indicted 29-year-old Lauri Love of Stradishall, England,...

  • Bethesda, Rockville on snobbiest small cities list

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A real estate website has named two Montgomery County cities among the top 10 snobbiest small cities in America. The real estate website Movoto.com ranked Bethesda second on its list. Rockville tied for number eight with Encinitas, California. Movoto says to create its list...

  • Capitals to host blood drive at training facility

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals will be hosting their annual summer blood drive at their training center in Arlington. The Capitals say the blood drive will take place Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals say forward Joel Ward will make an...

  • Smithsonian explores impact of Hawaii air travel

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum is opening a new yearlong exhibit exploring the impact of air travel to the Hawaiian Islands. "Hawaii by Air" opens Friday in Washington. It includes travel posters, model planes and historical photographs from the museum's...

  • 2 get lengthy prison terms for killing witness

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Washington men have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for killing a woman who was to testify against one them. Twenty-four-year-old Willie Walker Jr. and 23-year-old Ricky Donaldson were sentenced Thursday in Superior Court after being convicted of first-degree...

  • Driver dies after July crash in Barnesville

    BARNESVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say a man who was released after being hospitalized after a car crash in Barnesville died at his home days later. Officers say 82-year-old William Collins of Boyds was driving north on Peach Tree Road on July 11 when he collided with an SUV...

  • DC police say they issued 5 pot citations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in the District of Columbia issued five citations for marijuana possession in the first week of a new law that decriminalized possessing small amounts of marijuana. Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Araz Alali said Thursday that five citations had been issued,...

  • Senate bill would give new power to DC government

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate subcommittee has approved a major spending bill that would grant the District of Columbia full control over its local budget and laws. The appropriations bill released publicly on Thursday represents a stark contrast to a spending bill approved by the House in terms...

  • Girl, 8, dies after swim in Rockville, Md., pool

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say it's not clear what caused the death of an 8-year-old girl who lost consciousness after swimming in at the public Rockville Swim Center in Rockville. Police said Thursday that the state medical examiner's office will conduct an autopsy to...



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