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  • Baltimore police suspend officer who punched man

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore police commissioner announced Tuesday that he has suspended an officer with pay after a months-old video was made public showing the officer repeatedly punching a man outside a liquor store before arresting him. Anthony Batts said Vincent Cosom was placed on leave...

  • Man pleads guilty in 1992 DC homicide

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors say s man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 1992 shooting death of a man in Washington's East Potomac Park. Lamont Terry pleaded guilty Tuesday in D.C. Superior Court. Prosecutors say that on May 25, 1992, Terry and others drove from Arlington,...

  • Correction: Frederick Douglass-Governor's Mansion

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In a story Sept. 15 about a portrait of Frederick Douglass on display in the Maryland governor's mansion, The Associated Press, relying on information from the governor's office, reported erroneously that the portrait was commissioned by Brown Capital Management. The...

  • EEOC: McCormick & Schmick's settles Md. lawsuit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — McCormick & Schmick's has settled a lawsuit involving allegations of racial discrimination against black job applicants and employees at two Baltimore restaurants. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit in federal court in Maryland in 2008, accusing...

  • Va. attorney general sues major banks for $1.1B

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is suing some of the world's largest banks for $1.15 billion in damages related to the housing market crash, saying the financial institutions fraudulently sold risky mortgage-backed securities to the state's public pension system....

  • Woman charged in death of her toddler son

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington police say a woman has been charged with first-degree felony murder in the beating death of her 3-year-old son. Twenty-five-year-old Frances Lyles was arrested Tuesday was arrested Tuesday in the death of Xavier Lyles on June 24. Police had been called to the boy's...

  • Alexandria schools on alert after weapon report

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Alexandria school officials say all schools went on lock-in after a report of a person brandishing a weapon near one school, but students are now on their way home. An Alexandria police spokeswoman says police received a report of a person with a weapon in the area of...

  • Report: 30 percent of Va. schools come up short

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia education officials say more than 30 percent of the state's public schools failed to meet full accreditation standards last year. The Department of Education reported Tuesday that 68 percent of the state's 1,827 schools were fully accredited based on Standards of...

  • Ceremony marks anniversary of Navy Yard shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Navy officials and family members are among more than 2,000 people remembering the Washington Navy Yard shootings a year after 12 people were killed. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1ybJAbo ) reports that during a memorial service Tuesday morning, Navy Vice Adm....

  • Man arrested in 3-year-old's fatal shooting in Md.

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George's County say they've arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of a toddler in Landover in August. Police say they arrested Davon Wallace on Tuesday in connection with the shooting of 3-year-old Knijah Amore Bibb. There had been a...

  • VIDEO: Ken Burns discusses Roosevelt family documentary

    Filmmaker Ken Burns discusses his new PBS documentary series "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon. The seven-part, 14-hour film began Sept. 14th and covers the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt from Theodore’s birth in 1858 to...

  • VIDEO: Nader, Norquist seek common ground at luncheon

    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader and anti-tax activist Grover Norquist spoke on issues where the left and right can come together at a National Press Club luncheon on Sept. 4, 2014.



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