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Michael Stenger, Senate security chief on Jan. 6, dies before hearing

The former Senate sergeant-at-arms who oversaw security during last year’s Capitol insurrection has died — one day before Tuesday’s hearing to present new evidence. Michael Stenger, who resigned a day after pro-Trump rioters easily stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, died Monday morning, Politico reported. The Marine Corps veteran, 71, spent 35 years in the Secret Service before joining the Senate sergeant-at-arms team in 2011. He was later appointed to the post in 2018. Former colleagues were notified of his death Monday afternoon, Politico reported. A woman who answered the phone early Tuesday at Stenger’s home in Falls Church, Virginia, declined to...
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Race, region may be key to life expectancy, new state-by-state study shows

Americans' life expectancy varies widely -- based not only on race, but where in the country they live. That's one of the overarching messages from a new study that looked, state by state, at Americans' life expectancy at birth. It found that between 1990 and 2019, racial disparities in life expectancy decreased in many states. But in some, the situation worsened.

The Stadium Tour At Nationals Park, Washington, DC 6-22-2022

After nearly a two year delay the ‘Stadium Tour’ featuring Joan Jett, Poison, Def Leppard, and Mötley Crüe came to Washington, D.C’s Nationals Park on Wednesday night. The tour, which is one of the biggest tours of the year has sold over one million tickets to date, and will hit thirty-five cities over the summer.

Multiple Shots Fired just before 4pm in Hill East (“One of the bullets struck the daycare facility.”) 12:15am shooting in Brightwood Park

A reader reported: “8 or so shots around 3:55pm today on 15th St SE between Mass and C. Bunch of shell casing on the street. Very loud and scary!”. Another reader reported: “Children were put in lockdown after multiple gunshots were fired early afternoon on 6/27. One of the bullets struck the daycare facility.”

This Rustic Virginia Wedding Included a Dinosaur Suit and a Battle of Lightsabers

Gabriela, a community support worker from Burke, Virginia (born in El Salvador), and Alejandro, a program assistant from Arlington (born in Bolivia), met, according to Ale, during a youth camp around 2008 when, during a group game, Gabriela and a friend attempted to dump a trashcan full of ice water on him, but instead accidentally bopped him with the rim of the trashcan, all on video.

Man shot, killed during apparent road rage incident in Northeast DC, police say

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - A man was shot and killed in what appears to be a road rage incident in Northeast DC on Saturday, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. MPD says the incident occured in the 1700 block of West Virginia Avenue NE around 4:47 p.m. Officers responded for the report of a shooting and located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

SEE IT: Get ready witches, the official teaser for Hocus Pocus 2 has arrived!

WASHINGTON (7News) — Grab your broomsticks and fly to the new official teaser trailer for "Hocus Pocus 2" -- out now!. Longtime fans of the original "Hocus Pocus" have been awaiting a glimpse of Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy and Bette Midler back in action as the Sanderson sisters in the preview for the upcoming live-action comedy.

Baltimore Ravens award inaugural Ozzie Newsome Scholarships to 20 city school graduates attending Maryland HBCUs

Recipients of the The Ozzie Newsome Scholars program have been selected. Chosen were a total of 20 Baltimore city high school graduates that are each incoming. freshmen to one of Maryland’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs): Bowie State. University, Coppin State University, Morgan State University and the University...

CAL THOMAS: Persistence paid off for pro-life supporters

There were times over the last 50 years when some pro-lifers felt they would never see Roe v. Wade overturned and the right to life again recognized by government. Many who never doubted didn’t live to see this day. They had marched in the cold streets of Washington, D.C., in January on Roe’s anniversary. These never-doubters included Nellie Gray, founder of the March for Life, Phyllis Schlafly, the ardent anti-ERA and pro-life advocate, Dr. Mildred Jefferson, the first Black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School who also drew attention to the disproportionate number of aborted Black babies, and Justice Antonin Scalia, who consistently argued that Roe was wrongly decided.

School updates: Signs of change at Jackson-Reed High include changing the signs

School’s out! So let’s read about school. And specifically, about the former Wilson High School. In their reporting for The Beacon,. Jackson-Reed High School’s excellent student journalists have been covering issues such as their school’s name change, which happened during the 2021-22 school year. The most recent update on that change was about the old “Wilson” signage around the school being removed to make way for the new.

Eight Times Stanley Cup Celebrations Turned Into Chaos

Eight times Stanley Cup celebrations turned into chaos originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. Imagine winning a hard-fought Stanley Cup with your team after a season filled with blood, sweat and tears just to damage the trophy moments later. Well, it happens more than you may think. Almost every single...

Fourth of July Festivities in Montgomery Village

Are you ready for the first great event of the summer? Montgomery Village Foundation is hosting our annual July 4th Celebration, and you’re invited! Join the Montgomery Village community in celebration of America’s birthday! Activities are scheduled on Saturday, July 2 and Monday, July 4 for all to enjoy.