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4 hospitalized in Manassas car wash shooting, police say

MANASSAS, Va. — A shooting in Prince William County left four people hurt. The Prince William County Police Department said in a tweet early Monday that four adult victims were taken to area hospitals after a shooting in Manassas. The shooting happened at Sam's Car Wash in the 8000...
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Juvenile hospitalized with life-threatening injuries in Alexandria shooting

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A juvenile was shot Sunday in Fairfax County and is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police. Officers with the Fairfax County Police Department were called to the 3600 block of Buckman Road in Alexandria just before 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 3. Once on scene they found a juvenile shot. The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment of injuries thought to be life-threatening, police said.
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Motorcycle driver killed in fatal Fairfax Co. crash

Fairfax County Police say that a person has died in a fatal two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Burke Center Parkway and Ox Road in Burke, Virginia. Police first told our news partners at NBC Washington they responded to the crash at around 6 p.m. Officers are on scene of...

Michigan Man Who Had ‘Absolutely No Remorse’ After Storming the Capitol on Jan. 6 Convicted of Felony, Misdemeanors

A Michigan man who said he has “absolutely no remorse” for storming the Capitol on Jan. 6 has been convicted of felony obstruction and four misdemeanors. A jury convicted Anthony Robert Williams, 47, of all charges late Thursday afternoon following a four-day trial before Chief U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell. Williams was accused of obstructing an official proceeding of Congress, a felony, and misdemeanors related to trespassing on Capitol or restricted grounds and disorderly conduct.

Landscaper fatally shot in D.C. after grass clippings allegedly got blown onto man’s car

WASHINGTON (TCD) -- A 45-year-old man was fatally shot over the weekend after clippings from a recent landscaping job allegedly got on a man’s car. On Saturday, June 25, the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., tweeted there was a shooting investigation on the 1700 block of West Virginia Avenue NE. The tweet said to look out for a Black male with blue or green eyes wearing a light shirt who headed southbound on West Virginia Avenue on a green scooter.
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New Laws Take Effect July 1 in DC, Maryland and Virginia

New laws go into effect in the D.C. area on Friday, July 1, 2022 related to minimum wage, alcohol, gas taxes and more. Here’s a rundown. New Law in Washington, D.C. Minimum Wage Increase: The minimum wage in D.C. will rise from $15.20 to $16.10 per hour for all workers, regardless of employer size. For tipped workers, such as servers, the base minimum wage will increase from $5.05 to $5.35 per hour. Employers of tipped workers must also pay the difference if an employee's tips and base minimum wage do not reach D.C.’s $16.10 minimum wage.

Police ID Ex-Con Killed In Virginia Shootout

Police have identified the 37-year-old ex-con who was killed in a police shootout earlier this week in Fairfax County. Christian Parker, of Reston, had been wanted for firing a gun in a home Sunday and other offenses when police confronted him in the parking lot of the Springfield Mall around 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, county police said.

Police identify 17-year-old shot and killed in Southeast, DC

WASHINGTON — A teenager was killed in a shooting Friday afternoon in Southeast, D.C. DC Police officers responded to the 800 block of Yuma Street Southeast around 2:30 p.m. for a reported shooting. Once on scene, they found 17-year-old Dennis Simms suffering from gunshot wounds. Police said Simms was neither conscious nor breathing and was later pronounced dead.

Police: Girl, man shot in Southeast DC

WASHINGTON — A man and a girl were shot in Southeast D.C. and police are searching for who is responsible. Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the 600 block of Mellon Street Southeast around 1 a.m. Monday for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene they found two people shot. Police identified the victims as an adult man and a juvenile female. Police did not say how old the juvenile female was.

Game #82 A July 4th Independence Day game with breakfast

Yesterday afternoon, the Washington Nationals were hitless but not lifeless through six innings. Starting pitcher Erick Fedde turned in another one of those starts that did not look pretty, but really was when you looked at the scoreboard. Fedde held the Marlins to just two runs over those six innings, and the team’s best player this year, Josh Bell, broke up Pablo Lopez‘s no-hitter on the 85th pitch of the game. In fact, Bell would later score the Nats’ first run soon after, and the game would be tied at 2-2 going into the eighth inning when Bell would put the Nats on top 3-2 with a home run.

Marlins vs. Nationals Prediction and Odds for Monday, July 4 (Patrick Corbin Day is the True Holiday)

The Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins kick off the holiday festivities in D.C. with an early game at 11:05 AM EST this morning. Patrick Corbin takes the bump for Washington after limiting the Pirates to one run over eight innings in his last start. He's shown steady improvement, allowing three or fewer earned runs in four of his last five outings, but still has a 4-10 record and a 6.06 ERA on the year.

Happy 4th of July. See you tomorrow

Charlie Leocha is the President of Travelers United. He has been working in Washington, DC, for the past 14 years with Congress, the Department of Transportation, and industry stakeholders on travel issues. He was the first consumer representative to the Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protections appointed by the Secretary of Transportation from 2012 through 2018.