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Bristol man charged in double homicide in Maine

A Bristol man was captured in Maryland Friday in connection to a double homicide in Maine earlier in June, according to Maine State Police. David Barnett, 34, also known as “Slim,” was arrested outside of an apartment complex in Rockville, Maryland on Friday afternoon on a murder warrant, Maine State Police announced in a press release.
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’Can I Order a Pizza?’: Man Accused of Murdering Ex-Girlfriend’s Husband as the Couple Slept Allegedly Asked for Food Delivery After Bail Hearing

A Virginia man and FedEx employee stands accused of a brutal and bizarre series of events relate to the murder of a non-profit CEO. Joshua Daniel Danehower, 33, stands accused of murdering 32-year-old DonorSee founder Gret Glyer by shooting him several times late last week. The deceased man was shot 10 times, including four times in the head and twice in the neck. The incident occurred inside of the victim’s own home in Fairfax, Va. during the early morning hours as his family slept, police say.
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Co-defendant sentenced to life in prison for home invasion in Prince George’s Co.

Andre Smith has been sentenced to life in prison for his involvement in an armed home invasion in Landover, Maryland, in August of 2020. On August 23, 2020, Smith and his accomplice Stephen Warren threatened a mother and daughter with firearms and demanded money, according to a statement from the Office of the State’s Attorney, Prince George’s County.

Police called after assault at Rockville restaurant

Rockville City police responded to a 911 caller in the 1800 block of E. Jefferson Street Thursday afternoon. The individual reported having been the victim of an aggravated assault at a nearby restaurant at 4:15 PM. A weapon other than a firearm was used in the assault.

Owings woman convicted of Abusing elderly patient

On June 30, 2022, a Calvert County jury convicted Ilene B. Claggett-Hurley of Owings of 2 counts of Abuse of a Vulnerable Adult, Second Degree Assault, and Reckless Endangerment.  The jury deliberated a mere 44 minutes before returning its verdict. The Defendant was the primary caregiver for the bedridden, elderly victim.  On December 21, 2021, […]

Updated on Flip’d by IHOP in Downtown Silver Spring

In April 2021, we let you know that IHOP’s new concept, Flip’d by IHOP, would be taking over the old Asian Bistro Cafe location at 8537 Georgia Avenue between Panera and Red Lobster, according to the PetersonCos website. Asian Bistro Cafe closed about 6 years ago and the space has remained vacant ever since.

3 teenagers arrested after attempted murder of police officer

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Three teenage boys were arrested after a string of burglaries and the attempted murder of a police officer. Police had footage of four suspects entering a home in the 5300 block of Brookeway Drive in Bethesda on June 21. They saw the suspect entering a home and stealing […]

Monticello Park in North Ridge area of Alexandria is now an Old-Growth Forest

Alexandria, VA Monticello Park in the North Ridge area of Alexandria is now an Old-Growth Forest The Old-Growth Forest Networkhas recognized Monticello Park in the City of Alexandria as part of the Old-Growth Forest Network. The Old-Growth Forest Network is a growing alliance dedicated to the preservation of unique and beautiful native forests across the United States.

Georgia man charged with raping woman in Virginia hotel

MANASSAS, Va. - A man from Georgia is accused of raping a woman inside a hotel room in Northern Virginia, according to police. Prince William County Police say around 1 a.m. Wednesday officers responded to the Red Roof Inn at 10610 Automotive Drive in Manassas to investigate a sexual assault.
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Man charged with rape in attack at Manassas-area hotel

A 22-year-old Georgia man has been charged with rape in a Wednesday attack on a woman at the Red Roof Inn outside Manassas. Police were called to the hotel at 10610 Automotive Drive just before 1:10 a.m. for a reported sexual assault. The victim told police she was outside a...

Washington Nationals news & notes: Davey Martinez on latest roster moves; Riley Adams playing first at Triple-A + more...

Before last night’s game, the Washington Nationals announced a series of roster moves to shake things up a bit with the catching corps and bullpen mix:. Recalled catcher Tres Barrera from Triple-A Rochester. Returned from rehabilitation assignment and reinstated right-handed pitcher Mason Thompson from the 60-day Injured list. Optioned...
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Officers Fatally Shoot Armed Suspect at Springfield Town Center: Police

Fairfax County officers fatally shot a suspect who police say refused to put down his gun outside the Springfield Town Center late Thursday afternoon, authorities say. About 4:30 p.m., three officers confronted the suspect, who was in his car in a parking lot near the Target store at the mall. Police Chief Kevin Davis said the 37-year-old man was wanted for stealing a gun from a relative's home on Sunday and firing the weapon in the home.

Two arrested riding ATVs recklessly, drugs found

In response to numerous citizen complaints regarding off-road vehicles (ATVs & dirt bikes) operating recklessly in the roadways, the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Unit conducted a special enforcement effort on June 29 in Waldorf. Officers were made aware that off-road vehicles were being operated recklessly in the area of St. Thomas Drive, Village Street, […]