Man strips naked, jumps on fire truck after crash, officials say
A man stripped naked and jumped onto a fire truck on a Maryland interstate on Friday, authorities said.
Massive crowds turn out to see the Cherry Blossoms
Maryland's Joshua Rochea was back at the National Cherry Blossom Festival over the weekend. He brought his young children with him for the first time. Massive crowds turn out to see the Cherry Blossoms. Maryland's Joshua Rochea was back at the National Cherry Blossom Festival over the weekend. He brought...
18-year-old arrested in connection to fatal shooting at Fairfax apartment
The Fairfax County police department said 18-year-old Darren Cruz Colindres, of Vienna, has been arrested for the fatal shooting that took place this morning at an apartment in Fairfax. 18-year-old arrested in connection to fatal shooting …. The Fairfax County police department said 18-year-old Darren Cruz Colindres, of Vienna, has...
A List of the Best Amish Country Restaurants in Maryland
Being able to sit down for a relaxing homemade meal at one of Maryland's many Amish restaurants is a luxury we will never take for granted. From all-you-can-eat buffets to charming food counters, here is a list of some of the Amish country's best, and most delicious restaurants. Keep reading to learn more.
Reston man accused of helping scam $1M in an email scheme
A man from Reston, Virginia, is accused of helping scam more than a million dollars from businesses across the country using hacked or fraudulent emails. Federal investigators said Patrick Allen Womble helped scam eight businesses out of at least $1.3 million from September 2020 through April 2021 using a business email compromise scheme.
Lotto winnings help Maryland couple, who have been married for nearly 60 years, finally go on a honeymoon
Marion East told Maryland lottery officials that he plans to take a trip with his wife as well as pay outstanding bills.
Sweetgreen signs go up at first Loudoun County location
Fans of Sweetgreen, the fast-casual customized salad purveyor, will be happy to hear that the first location in Loudoun County is one step closer to fruition. The signs were installed this morning over the storefront at One Loudoun in Ashburn. Construction has been underway for several months now at the...
Top Stories from DC News Now at 8 a.m. on March 26, 2023
A look at stories making headlines in Washington, Maryland, and Virginia from DC News Now on March 26, 2023. Clouds will be on the increase overnight with scattered to isolated rain showers Monday and late Tuesday. Sunshine returns Wednesday into Thursday; then another storm system likely approaches Friday into Saturday.
Letter: Heather Gottlieb, Leesburg
Editor: My parents always told me if it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s a duck. In her announcement for Loudoun’s top prosecutor last month, Elizabeth Lancaster touted her chief advisor as Sean Morgan. He’s so prominent in her campaign and he even gets highlighted on her campaign website, essentially showing a vote for her is a vote for him!
Montgomery Co. works to stop opioid abuse
BURTONSVILLE, Md. — More than 100,000 people in America died of a drug overdose in 2021, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Synthetic opioids, like fentanyl, were by far the most common culprit. 80,411 of those overdose deaths came from synthetic opioid use in 2021, federal data shows.
Maryland ranks in top five with fewest COVID-19 deaths since start of pandemic, study shows
BALTIMORE - It has been more than three years since COVID-19 paused the world.But since the beginning, a new study shows that Maryland ranks in the top five states with the fewest amount of COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 population.As in stands now, Maryland has had 16,333 COVID deaths since March 2020.The only states that rank higher are Hawaii, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.Chuck Callahan, Vice President of Population Health at the University of Maryland, said the biggest factors are that residents were dedicated to keeping others safe, plus the response by federal and local leaders."I would say that we have a population of residents that were willing to throw in from the very beginning and do whatever it took," Callahan said. "The Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital had upwards of 3,000 people who wanted to come and help do the right thing, to take care of other Marylanders. I think, across the state, people were willing to do what it takes to keep people safe."March 23 was the three-year anniversary of the beginning of the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital, which was a partnership between the University of Maryland Medical System, Johns Hopkins Medicine and the state of Maryland.
Speaker Adrienne Jones Session Update March 24
Getting Our Work Done in the Maryland General Assembly. It was a busy week in Annapolis. We worked very hard to meet the deadline to pass bills out of the House of Delegates to ensure they crossed over to the Senate in time for consideration. I’m very proud to lead the House in our work passing bills that invest in our families and our economy, protect reproductive freedom, modernize our benefits to rebuild a strong government, support housing justice, and create a recreational cannabis framework supporting those who were disproportionately harmed by the war on cannabis. Highlights of this week’s passed bills are below.
Special Victims Investigations Division Asking for Assistance in Locating Missing Eight-Year-Old
Per MCPD: Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 8-year-old from Gaithersburg. Miriam Garcia was last seen on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at approximately 6:15 p.m., outside of her residence on Marshall St. in Gaithersburg.
Ashburn, March 27 High School ⚽ Game Notice
There are 7 high school ⚽ games in Ashburn. The Heritage High School soccer team will have a game with Briar Woods High School on March 27, 2023, 17:00:00 CST. The Lightridge High School soccer team will have a game with Independence High School - Ashburn on March 27, 2023, 17:00:00 CST.
Maryland Woman Fatally Injured in Busininess Jet Flight Didn't Die From Turbulence, Report Finds
The pilots who were flying a business jet when a woman was injured during an in-flight disturbance earlier this month and later died had aborted their first takeoff after receiving caution messages on their instrumentation, according to a report the National Transportation Safety Board released Friday. The NTSB has been...
Police respond to disorder at Rockville hotel
Rockville City police officers were called to a hotel to respond to disorderly conduct at the property yesterday morning, March 24, 2023. The incident was reported at the Sheraton Rockville Hotel at 920 King Farm Boulevard at 9:10 AM Friday.
State Police looking for info on road rage shooting in NoVA
As the investigation continues into last Sunday’s shooting on Interstate 495 in NoVA, the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Fairfax Field Office is releasing a photo with the hopes that it will help generate additional leads on the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle has been identified as a matte-finish charcoal gray Mercedes E-Class AMG sedan with a sunroof and tinted windows.
George Mason University students petition to remove Gov. Youngkin as 2023 commencement speaker
George Mason University announced Thursday Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin will speak to the graduating class of 2023 at its spring commencement in May. In response, some students started a petition to get the governor removed as a speaker at the ceremony. FOX 5's David Kaplan spoke with students on both sides of the issue.
Police: 75-year-old man shot wife in Reston murder-suicide
Police have identified the couple that was found dead in Reston Tuesday (March 21) afternoon in what they say was a murder-suicide. According to the Fairfax County Police Department, Herndon resident Richard Garerick, 75, shot his wife, Patricia Garverick and then later killed himself. The couple was found dead around...
Fairfax Co. teen lands first-ever quad axel jump at World Figure Skating Championships
The Fairfax County, Virginia, teen known as the “Quadg0d” lived up to his name at the World Figure Skating Championships by landing the competition’s first-ever quadruple axel. Vienna’s own Ilia Malinin pulled off what is considered the sport’s hardest jump — which involves the skater doing four-and-a-half...
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