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  • Md. nanny pleads to stealing $400K from employer

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A nanny who stole more than $400,000 from the family that employed her has pleaded guilty to mail fraud and identity theft. Federal prosecutors in Greenbelt say that 50-year-old Kadiatu Sahid Kamara (kah-dee-AH'-too sah-HEED' kuh-MAH'-ruh) of Gaithersburg stole the money...

  • Police name suspect in fatal shooting of girl, 3

    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police are searching for a 25-year-old Landover man who has been charged with shooting and killing a 3-year-old girl. Police say they were called to Forest Terrace in Landover on Sunday and discovered the child. The girl, identified Monday as Knijah...

  • Arena Stage giving away wedding for 'Fiddler' show

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Arena Stage is searching for the perfect match this month in a contest to give away a free wedding at the Washington theater. The contest is inspired by the upcoming production of "Fiddler on the Roof" where Trevye's daughters try to convince him they should be able to choose...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • '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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • DC library to host free book giveaway

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Educators and local officials will give away more than 2,000 books to District of Columbia children this weekend. The Washington Teachers' Union says the new books will be given away Saturday at the Dorothy I. Height library on Benning Road in northeast Washington. Teachers,...



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