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  • Search continues for 2 young men missing in Md.

    ELKTON, Md. (AP) — Elkton Police are continuing to search for two young men who have been missing for a week and were seen getting into a similar vehicle about a day apart. The FBI on Monday announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to 16-year-old Jesse Grant Veasey Jr. and 19-year-old...

  • Lane striping problem causes confusion on I-66

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Crooked and curving lines on a major Fairfax County roadway are causing confusion for some drivers. The problem occurred Monday morning on Interstate 66 goes from Centreville to Gainesville. The Virginia Department of Transportation says temporary lane striping that crews...

  • Md. adds $6.9 million to school lunch program

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland State Department of Education says it's awarding $6.9 million in state funds to 481 schools to supplement a federal school-breakfast program. The state agency says the state funds will provide in-classroom breakfast to more than 240,000 students this school year....

  • Alleged owner of 9 dead dogs charged in Md.

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — An Allegany County man faces multiple animal-cruelty charges after nine dead dogs were found inside a vacant home near Cumberland. The charges were filed Saturday against 28-year-old Christopher Preston. Preston couldn't be reached for comment Monday. The telephone...

  • More than 2.5K attend Va. Craft Brewers Fest

    ROSELAND, Va. (AP) — More than 2,500 people sampled tastings from 51 Virginia craft breweries at the 2014 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest in Nelson County. The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild hosted the event Saturday at Devils Backbone Brewing Company, which included the third annual Virginia Craft...

  • Pa. man dies after assault in Ocean City, Md.

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Police in Ocean City are investigating the death of a Pennsylvania man after he was apparently assaulted. City spokeswoman Jessica Waters says 37-year-old Justin Daniel Cancelliere (kan-sel-YARE'-ay) of North Whitehall, Pennsylvania, died of his injuries Sunday at...

  • Suspicious death probed on Md. Eastern Shore

    EAST NEW MARKET, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say they're investigating the suspicious death of an unidentified person whose decomposed remains were found in a shallow grave in Dorchester County. Police say a hunter with a crop-damage permit found the remains Sunday in the woods near a...

  • Public meetings set on charitable gaming in Va.

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Charitable gaming in Virginia will be the focus of a series of public meetings hosted by the state Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs. Possible topics could include current regulatory practices and possible regulatory and legislative changes. The first meeting is...

  • U.Va. awareness campaign targets sexual misconduct

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A new public awareness campaign at the University of Virginia aims to prevent sexual misconduct by showing bystanders how to recognize potentially dangerous situations and offer help. The university launched the "Hoos Got Your Back" campaign on Friday. The campaign...

  • Bridge over Anacostia to close for several hours

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation officials in Washington are closing the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge over the Anacostia River for several hours. The bridge, which is also known as the South Capitol Street Bridge, will be closed on Monday from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. Tuesday. Officials say the...

  • Car goes into Potomac River, body recovered

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities have recovered a body from the Potomac River after a car traveling on the George Washington Memorial Parkway apparently left the road and plunged into the river. The operator of a D.C. Duck Tours boat called authorities around noon Sunday saying there was a car...

  • Police investigating Oxon Hill homicide

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George's County are investigating a murder in Oxon Hill, and investigators don't believe it was a random crime. Police say they were called late Saturday to the 5000 block of Glassmanor Drive for a report of a shooting. Police say when they arrived...

  • Boy injured in tram accident at Richmond estate

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Maymont Foundation is investigating a tram accident that injured a 7-year-old boy at the historic Maymont estate in Richmond. Police tell media outlets that the boy hit his head on a passing tram on Saturday. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening...

  • 2 found dead in Verona, possible murder-suicide

    VERONA, Va. (AP) — Augusta County police say investigators believe the fatal shootings of a Verona couple were a murder-suicide. Media outlets report that the bodies of a 56-year-old man and a 56-year-old woman were found in the master bedroom of a house on Thursday. Both died from gunshot...

  • Police: body found in 2 bags in Laurel

    LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George's County are investigating after a body was found in two bags in Laurel. Police say they were called around 9:30 a.m. Sunday to the 8800 block of Enfield Court in Laurel. Prince George's County police spokeswoman Pfc. Nicole Hubbard says the victim is...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Nobody’s Fault

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