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Man apprehended in connection to double homicide

AUBURN — Police have arrested a man in connection with a double homicide in Auburn last month. According to Maine State Police spokesperson Shannon Moss, 34-year-old David Barnett of Bristol, Connecticut was arrested in Rockville, Maryland on a warrant for murder. The arrest stems from the June 19 killings...
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Firework shows return, others canceled in Prince George’s County

BLADENSBURG, Md. (DC NEWS NOW) — This holiday weekend is going dark in some cities as fireworks displays are being canceled, including one of the biggest ones in Prince George’s County held in College Park, Maryland. The city in partnership with the University of Maryland College Park canceled their annual Independence Day Fireworks show due […]
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Wizards sign first-rounder Johnny Davis to rookie contract

The Wizards have signed first-round pick Johnny Davis to his rookie-scale contract, according to NBA.com’s official log of transactions. Davis — who averaged 19.7 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 31 games (34.2 minutes) at Wisconsin as a sophomore in 2021-22 — was the 10th player off the board in last Thursday’s draft.
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Michigan man found guilty of charges tied to Jan. 6 Capitol breach

A federal jury this week found a Southgate man guilty of charges related to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection in Washington, D.C. The trial for Anthony Robert Williams, 47, started Monday in the District of Columbia. On Thursday, jurors found him guilty of the felony offense of obstruction of an...
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Mail Carriers Report an Uptick of Armed Robberies

U.S. Postal Service officials are taking urgent efforts to protect letter carriers after six have been robbed at gunpoint since Thursday morning in the D.C. area. Police radio transmissions from the robbery of a US Postal Service Letter carrier on Dayton Street in Wheaton, Maryland at 10:30 this morning. A...
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I-270 sinkhole repairs completed ahead of Fourth of July weekend

The Maryland Department of Transportation finished up emergency repairs to a large sinkhole that formed on the southbound portion of Interstate 270 in Gaithersburg, Maryland, just in time for Fourth of July weekend travel. Department officials completed the necessary repairs in two weeks, reopening all impacted lanes on July 1.
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Wizards Sign Johnny Davis To Rookie Contract

The Wizards have signed first-round pick Johnny Davis to his rookie scale contract, according to NBA.com’s official log of transactions. Davis, who averaged 19.7 PPG, 8.2 RPG, and 2.1 APG in 31 games (34.2 MPG) at Wisconsin as a sophomore in 2021/22, was the 10th player off the board in last Thursday’s draft.
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Restaurants pleased as Virginia extends cocktails-to-go

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (DC News Now) — A new law in Virginia put into place on July 1 ensures that a pandemic phenomenon is able to stay in place. Friday marks the start of a two-year extension of cocktails-to-go in the commonwealth and restaurants and thrilled with the decision by lawmakers and the governor. Ed Manzanarez, […]
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DC gym apologizes for 'insensitive' Juneteenth cocktail

A popular gym in Washington, D.C. is apologizing after a bar at one of their pool clubs served a Juneteenth-themed drink. The drink, which some on social media say was served at the VIDA Fitness Penthouse Pool Club in Washington, D.C., was called a "Watermelon Henny Lemonade" and allegedly contained Hennessy, watermelon liquor, and lemonade.
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SummerFest

Celebrate America’s independence with friends & family at SummerFest, Gaithersburg’s illuminating summer festival on the expansive grounds of Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm. The free event takes place on SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2022, from 6 to 11:30 p.m. The festival features live music, food trucks, local breweries, family-friendly activities, all leading up to a spectacular fireworks display & SummerGlo After Party.
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Sterling, Va. teen charged in Loudoun Co. shooting

Loudoun County Sheriffs say that a 17-year-old has been charged in the June 11 shooting of 3 victims in Sterling, Virginia. The unnamed teen was charged with “one count of Attempted Aggravated Murder, three counts of Malicious Wounding, and four counts of Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony.”
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Grandmother reflects after teen shot, killed in DC

WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — Police are investigating after another teen was shot and killed in the District. Officials said 17-year-old Dennis Simms was killed on Yuma Street Friday afternoon. Police are reviewing camera footage from the area to help identify a suspect. “Right now I’m so numb on the inside,” said Patricia Williams, who […]
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Marlins Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 7/2/2022

A pair of the league’s best hitters face off when the Miami Marlins (35-40) and the Washington Nationals (29-50) meet at 4:05 PM ET on Saturday at Nationals Park. Garrett Cooper has a .321 batting average (seventh in league) for the Marlins, and Josh Bell ranks fifth at .325 for the Nationals. Miami (-119 to win) has Daniel Castano set to start, and Washington (+101) will counter with Jackson Tetreault.
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