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  • Driver critical after 4-car crash on Columbia Pike

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police are investigating a four-car crash on Columbia Pike that left one driver in critical condition. Police say they were called around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday to Columbia Pike near the intersection with Fairlands Road. Police say that's where the driver...

  • Tuohey drops out of race for DC attorney general

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a month after joining the race to become the District of Columbia's first elected attorney general, a prominent white-collar defense attorney has dropped out. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1jrmiYu ) reports Mark Tuohey dropped out of the race Wednesday....

  • Thousands without power in Mid-Atlantic area

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Utility crews are working to restore power to thousands of customers in the Mid-Atlantic region after strong storms moved through the area. As of about 5 p.m. Wednesday, Potomac Edison was reporting more than 22,000 customers without power in Maryland while Baltimore Gas and...

  • High temperatures to cause train delays in DC area

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For the third day in a row some MARC and VRE customers can expect delays this afternoon because of high heat. Transit officials said Wednesday that passengers on MARC's Brunswick Line from the Brunswick stop north to Martinsburg, West Virginia, can expect delays of a few...

  • Google picks 5 charities to create ideas for Glass

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Google has chosen five charities to develop ideas using Web-connected Google Glass to enhance their work. After receiving 1,300 proposals, Google is announcing five nonprofits Wednesday that will receive a free pair of the glasses, a $25,000 grant and support from...

  • Curry to lie in state in Prince George's County

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — The body of former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry will lie in state at the Prince George's County Administration Building. Curry's casket is scheduled to arrive at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and lie in state until 7 p.m. in the lobby of the administration...

  • Thousands without power in DC metro area

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of customers in Maryland and Virginia are without power after strong storms moved through the Washington metro area. As of 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pepco was reporting more than 28,000 customers in Montgomery County without power. The power company's website says another...

  • Generator failure impacts 911 service in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in Washington say a power failure at the city's communication center affected 911 services and severely impacted the radio communications system used by police for five minutes. Officials say it happened Tuesday at just before 1 p.m. when the city's Unified...

  • County wants Md. to modify marijuana laws

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — The Montgomery County Council is calling on Maryland lawmakers to decriminalize the possession of devices used to smoke marijuana. The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution calling on lawmakers to change the laws for marijuana...

  • Man caught with gun in carry-on at Reagan National

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a man was allowed to board a flight from Washington to Atlanta after an unloaded handgun was confiscated from his carry-on bag. The Transportation Security Administration says the man was stopped at a security checkpoint at Ronald Reagan Washington...

  • Man arrested after mall security guard bitten

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say a man has been arrested after he attempted to steal a bag of chicken wings from a City Place Mall restaurant and then bit a security guard who confronted him. Police say that a security guard was on patrol Monday night when he saw a man...

  • Silver Line will link Smithsonian's space museum

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When Metro's new Silver Line opens later this month, it will provide the first public transportation link between the National Air and Space Museum's locations in D.C. and northern Virginia. Beginning July 26, when the Silver Line launches, Fairfax County will begin running...

  • PG officials need name for pink ambulance

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County officials are asking for the public's help in naming a new ambulance that's painted pink. Officials say the new ambulance officially went into service Sunday and that its pink color is to promote breast cancer awareness. Officials say they're...

  • Girl, 13, dead after Woodbridge crash

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Prince William County Police say a 13-year-old girl is dead after a car crash involving a drunk driver. Police say it happened Sunday in the area of Touchstone Circle and Old Bridge Road in Woodbridge. Police say that the driver of a Nissan Sentra didn't stop at a red...

  • Man dies after being hit by car in Forestville

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George's County say they're investigating after a 63-year-old man was struck and killed by a car on July Fourth in Forestville. Police say officers were called to the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Forestville Road around 9:15 p.m. on July...



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