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  • Prince George's schools host immunization clinics

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — The Prince George's County school system is hosting a free immunization clinic for all students to get their shots before a deadline next week. The school district is offering free immunizations Saturday at four schools. Health providers will be providing...

  • Vice President Biden to visit Fort McHenry

    BALTIMORE (AP) — O say can you sneak a peek of the vice president of the United States? If you're in Baltimore, the answer could be yes. Vice President Joe Biden will join Gov. Martin O'Malley at Fort McHenry on Saturday as part of a weeklong celebration of the Star-Spangled Banner's 200th...

  • Molotov cocktail is thrown; man charged with arson

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Howard County Police have arrested a man they say threw a Molotov cocktail at an Ellicott City tavern. It happened about 1:20 a.m. Friday at The Diamondback Tavern. Police say a man drove up, threw the Molotov cocktail at the business and drove off. Authorities say...

  • Wilkins sworn in as US Appeals Court judge

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge who was the plaintiff in a landmark Maryland racial-profiling case has been sworn in as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Friday's investiture ceremony for Judge Robert Wilkins was attended by Supreme Court Chief Justice John...

  • Hogan and Brown address local officials

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican Larry Hogan said Friday that if Maryland residents want a substantial change in direction in the governor's office, they should vote for him, while Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown told a conference of local officials that the kind of changes Hogan advocates...

  • Va. state revenues increase slightly in August

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia tax collections increased slightly in August. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday that general fund revenues were up 1.7 percent from August of 2013. He says that's an encouraging sign, but cautions that August is not a significant month for revenue collections. The...

  • Va. justices: Waiver of 4th Amendment unreasonable

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A judge went too far in requiring a sex offender to surrender his constitutional protection against unreasonable searches after leaving prison, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Friday. In a 6-1 decision, the justices found that the court-imposed lifetime suspension of...

  • Va. veterans' advocate Galanti resigning

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's veterans services commissioner is resigning. Paul Galanti's decision was announced Friday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who called him "a true American hero." Galanti is a former Navy pilot and prisoner of war. He was shot down in Vietnam and was imprisoned by the...

  • Fla. Pastor gets prison for insurance scheme

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Florida pastor has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after pleading guilty in Virginia to a life insurance scheme. The government says 46-year-old Nathaniel A. McNeil's scheme victimized more than 1,200 people. U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente (BEN'-tay) says...

  • Navy Yard shooter's sister says guilt 'paralyzing'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The sister of a gunman who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard last year says she hopes the families of her brother's victims are healing. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1pXhVR2 ) Naomi Alexis, sister of former Navy reservist and IT contractor Aaron...

  • US Attorney's office in DC sets up integrity unit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Attorney's Office in the District of Columbia is setting up a special unit to identify and investigate cases that resulted in wrongful convictions. The creation of the Conviction Integrity Unit was announced Friday. The office says the unit will also make...

  • Va. justices refuse to revive wrongful death suit

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Supreme Court of Virginia has refused to reinstate a lawsuit involving the death of a Norfolk police recruit. In a unanimous ruling Friday, the court affirmed Norfolk Circuit Court Judge Mary Jane Hall's decision to toss out Patricia Kohn's lawsuit. Hall ruled that...

  • Military-style jet visiting DC-area airport

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Officials are alerting the public that a military-style fighter jet aircraft will fly into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport this weekend. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority says the jet is scheduled to land Saturday at around noon. Officials say the...

  • 2 potential cougar sightings in Alexandria

    ALEXANDRA, Va. (AP) — Officials in Fairfax County are warning residents after two possible sightings of a cougar in the area of an elementary school in Alexandria. Fairfax County Animal Control received two reported sightings of a large cat near Riverside Elementary School on Old Mount Vernon...

  • Police: 1 dead after shooting in NE Washington

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in the District of Columbia are investigating after a fatal shooting on Clay Street in northeast Washington. Police say they were called to the 5200 block of Clay Street northeast on Thursday evening for a report of shots fired. When police arrived they found...



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