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  • Va. history learning center to be named for couple

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Historical Society is naming its new Learning Center in honor of a Richmond couple. The Carole and Marcus Weinstein Learning Center will complement the society's permanent and temporary exhibitions. The society says the Weinsteins have played leading roles...

  • Pedestrian struck in Md. crash near disabled car

    LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Howard County police say a woman is seriously injured after her disabled vehicle was struck by another vehicle in Laurel. Investigators say a Pontiac van was disabled on the shoulder of Route 29 on Saturday night. The driver, 50-year-old Debra Watson of Silver Spring, got...

  • DC police officer found dead in apartment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police say one of their officers has been found dead inside an apartment in southeast Washington. Police say 56-year-old Johnny Jones was found Saturday afternoon at an apartment in the 2600 block of Martin Luther King Avenue SE. He was found after he...

  • 1 dead after solo-car crash in Loudoun County

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a man is dead after a single-car crash in Loudoun County. Troopers say it happened Saturday around 12:18 a.m. on Route 7, just beyond Yellow Schoolhouse Road. Troopers say a pickup truck was traveling along Route 7 when the truck ran off the...

  • DC man arrested for robbery, attempted sex abuse

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in Washington say they've arrested a man for a robbery and attempted sexual abuse. Police say they were called Wednesday to the 7400 block of Ninth Street NW for a report of a robbery. Police say when they arrived, they found a juvenile female who was the victim of a...

  • 3 injured after party in Potomac

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Police say three people were injured after a party in Potomac. Police say they were called to a home on Alloway Court around 1 a.m. Saturday for a report of a stabbing. An investigation revealed that a party had been held at the home earlier in the...

  • Man arrested in fatal stabbing in SE DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing in southeast Washington. Police say they were called Saturday around 2:15 a.m. to the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road in southeast for a report of a stabbing. Police who arrived on scene found a 26-year-old...

  • Md. man fined in connection with striped bass

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Lanham man has been fined $2,000 after pleading guilty to catching more than 200 undersized striped bass during a fishing trip. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says 34-year-old Jose R. Amaya Chicas pleaded guilty Friday in Annapolis District Court and was...

  • Osprey nest blocking Md. traffic camera removed

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A pair of ospreys that built their nest on a pole holding a Chesapeake Bay Bridge traffic camera will have to find a new home. The Maryland Transportation Authority, which operates the bridge, says officials removed the nest Friday both so the camera's view isn't blocked...

  • Police: 1 dead after Anne Arundel boating accident

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a man died while boating in Anne Arundel County. Police from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources were called around 5:30 p.m. Friday to Plum Creek, which is off the Severn River in Crownsville. Spokeswoman Candy Thomson says...

  • Heroin dealer gets 30 years after 3 customers die

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A D.C. drug dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after three of his customers in Fairfax County died. Eugene Asomani Williams pleaded guilty in January to conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a...

  • DC convention center hosts Awesome Con

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Superheros are taking over the Washington Convention Center. The weekend-long comic book and sci-fi convention Awesome Con is at the convention center Saturday and Sunday. Comic book creators and celebrity guests will be at the convention center, which is hosting discussion...

  • Man convicted in death of six-week-old son

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man has been convicted of child abuse in the death of his infant son. Dion Ware was arrested in 2012 after the death of his 6-week-old son. A jury on Thursday convicted the now 21-year-old of child abuse but could not reach a verdict on a charge of second-degree...

  • Man shot in car while fleeing robbery

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Police in Baltimore County are investigating after a man was shot in the back while fleeing a robbery. Police say the victim walked in to a hospital just before 11 p.m. Friday. The man told police he was parked in the area of Belmont Avenue and Security Boulevard and using...

  • Va. Beach mulls arena that could lure NBA, NHL

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Beach metropolitan area is one of the largest in the country without a major professional sports team, and numerous attempts to lure one here have repeatedly left sports fans in the area disappointed. The area's most recent flirtation with the NBA was...



From the Weekly Standard

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