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  • Va. man pleads guilty in counterfeit stamp scheme

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Virginia man has pleaded guilty to counterfeiting and selling approximately $76,000 in metered postage stamps at two packaging centers he owned in the state. Prosecutors say 38-year-old Brian Kim of Fairfax pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to...

  • Mayoral candidate files petitions, blasts opponent

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia mayoral candidate David Catania says his opponent, fellow council member Muriel Bowser, represents "business as usual" and seems determined to avoid discussing important issues for voters until the last possible moment. Catania, an independent, filed more...

  • DC police order club closed after actor stabbed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier has ordered the temporary closing of a nightclub where an actor who played a gang member on the television series "The Wire" was stabbed. Anwan Glover was treated for non-life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed at Cafe Asia, a downtown...

  • Metro: weekend work to affect red and blue lines

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro says some passengers on the red and blue lines will wait longer for trains this weekend. Metro says beginning Friday at 10 p.m. and continuing through system closing on Sunday, trains on the blue line will operate every 24 minutes. On the red line, trains will operate...

  • Man admits to posing as woman cab driver, stealing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A male cab driver who prosecutors say dressed as a woman and talked drunken passengers into giving him their ATM cards and PINs has pleaded guilty to fraud. Fifty-year-old Nyerere (nay-REER) Mitchell of Clinton, Maryland, pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree felony...

  • Victims in Maryland slayings identified

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say the victims in a double slaying in Oxon Hill are the wife and mother-in-law of the man accused of killing them. Officers say 54-year-old Janice Marshall-Thomas and her mother, 83-year-old Eunice Brooks were found dead of traumatic injuries...

  • Marion Barry out of hospital after crash in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry is out of the hospital after a weekend traffic accident. Barry resumed his public appearances Sunday. The D.C. councilmember was taken to a hospital Saturday night after a minor crash on Pennsylvania Avenue in southeast...

  • 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.

  • DC begins training streetcar operators in traffic

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Department of Transportation will begin training streetcar operators in traffic for the first time this week along H Street and Benning Road in northeast Washington. Transportation officials say each operator will train with supervisors under various traffic...

  • Fairfax police seek suspect in sex assault at pool

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Police in Fairfax County are searching for a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman who was working at a community swimming pool. Police say the 20-year-old woman was working a pool in Falls Church when a white man in his 20s or 30s started talking to her....

  • Virginia police: 6 injured during I-66 car chase

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police say six people were injured during a chase on Interstate 66 this weekend. Virginia State Police say shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday, troopers stopped a Dodge Charger whose driver was wanted by the local police. As the officer was taking the driver into custody, the...

  • Marion Barry sent to hospital after crash in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been sent to the hospital after he was involved in a car crash. Barry, a current D.C. councilmember, was taken to the hospital Saturday night after the minor crash on Pennsylvania Avenue in southeast Washington. Police say the...

  • Gas leak leads to evacuations in Arlington

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Officials say 50 people were evacuated from buildings in Arlington after a major gas leak. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1nfFDal ) reports officials were called Saturday morning to Wilson Boulevard near the Clarendon Metro station. A fire official says six addresses...

  • Gaza protest fills square outside White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Demonstrators waving Palestinian flags and dressed in the flag's green, red, white and black colors filled a square outside the White House and marched around the nation's capital to support ending violence in Gaza. Demonstrators on Saturday carried signs including: "We stand...

  • Virginia police: 3 injured during car chase

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been injured during a chase on Interstate 66. Virginia State Police say shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday, officers stopped a Dodge Charger whose driver was wanted by the local police. As the officer was taking the driver into custody, the...



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