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Maryland man who stormed U.S. Capitol while wearing tracking device gets jail for Jan. 6 riot

A Maryland man described by the FBI as a "self-professed" white supremacist was sentenced on Wednesday to four months of incarceration for storming the U.S. Capitol while wearing a court-mandated device that tracked his movements, court records show.U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly also sentenced Bryan Betancur to one year of supervised release after his term of imprisonment and ordered him to pay $500 in restitution.Betancur, 22, was on probation for a 2019 burglary conviction when he traveled from the Washington suburb of Silver Spring, Maryland, and joined the mob that attacked the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. A GPS-enabled monitoring device that he was...
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Migrants bused to New York and D.C. caught in political battle

As nearly 100 migrants arrived in New York City from Texas on Wednesday morning, they stepped off buses and into a political firestorm. Since April, more than 6,600 asylum seekers already processed and released by the Department of Homeland Security have been sent by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to Washington, D.C., and New York City. At least 170 buses carrying migrants have left Texas so far. The mayors of those cities are calling the move inhumane as they both ask the federal government for help. "There's nothing successful about treating people with this lack of dignity," New York City Mayor Eric Adams said...
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Dog bites officer in the groin in southwest Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — A dog bit an officer in the groin in the Morrell Park neighborhood of southwest Baltimore, according to The Baltimore City Police Department. At around 5:15 officers were sent to a stabbing on the 2400 block of Washington Blvd when the dog attacked and injured the officer.
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Water rescues underway as flash floods slam D.C. area

Water levels rose quickly Wednesday afternoon in the nation's capital, giving way to disastrous effects on area travel. Travel across the Washington, D.C., area became chaotic Wednesday as flash flooding quickly rose water to disastrous levels, prompting numerous water rescues. Flash flood warnings were issued for the nation's capital, as...
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Bartlesville man pleads guilty to stalking, threatening Hern, wife

A Bartlesville man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to cyberstalking and threatening to kidnap and assault U.S. Rep. Kevin Hern and his wife. Keith Charles Eisenberger, 39, made “concerning statements” dating back to November 2018, when Hern won his first term in the 1st Congressional District, with the threats escalating on social media and during visits to Hern’s offices in Tulsa and Washington, D.C., according to the U.S. attorney’s office in the Northern District of Oklahoma.
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Missing Baltimore woman & grandson found in Anne Arundel County

BALTIMORE -- A Baltimore woman and her grandson were found Tuesday morning, five days after they were reported missing.Marthann Davis, 72, and her 4-year-old grandson, Ashton, were found about 8:30 a.m. on Avenue in Millersville. Police said they were taken to an area hospital."He might not even be able to tell us exactly what happened. I just know he was able to make it out," Jonathan Davis, Ashton's father and Marthann's son, said Wednesday. "Under the circumstances, it's a miracle."Ashton was a couple miles away, drinking water from a hose, his parents said. He was tired and hungry with several...
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'It's like a black cloud': More than a dozen teens have been killed in Baltimore this year

BALTIMORE -- More than a dozen teenagers have been murdered in Baltimore so far in 2022, according to Baltimore police.WJZ reviewed data released from the department over a period of a few days and found that since July 29, at least eight teenagers have been shot in Baltimore and at least four of those victims died. Katrina Armwood is the founder of the non-profit The Honesty Foundation and lives in the Edmondson Village, a neighborhood that has experienced the death of at least four teenagers in the last year. The latest tragedy came Saturday when 15-year-old Nykayia Strawder was...
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Parents of slain teen says shooting was 'intentional,' not accidental

Plenty of questions remain as Baltimore police investigate Saturday's shooting death of a 15-year-old girl. Those questions include how did the alleged shooter, a 9-year-old boy, get access to the gun. WBAL-TV 11 News spoke with the victim's parents who said their daughter was the kind of person who could...
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Breaking: NFL Assistant Coach Fired On Tuesday Morning

Washington Commanders head coach Ron Rivera made a change to his coaching staff on Tuesday. Rivera spoke to the media and announced that he has fired defensive line coach Sam Mills. When he was asked what went into the decision, he said it was a "difference of opinion." Mills had...
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4th victim struck by lightning near White House identified as Newbury Park woman

The fourth person who was struck by lightning on Thursday during a lightning storm in Washington D.C. is recovering at a hospital in the nation's capital. Amber Escudero-Kontostathis, 28, was collecting donations just outside the White House last week to help Ukrainian victims. She was doing her part to help out others less fortunate than her on her birthday. Fortunately for Escudero-Kontostathis, she survived the lightning strike but three other people did not. Escudero-Kontostathis' parents left their home in Ventura County to be by their daughter's side at an area hospital.Family and friends told CBSLA Reporter Tena Ezzeddine that even though she is...
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Bernie Sanders Looking Sad on the Capitol Steps Inspires Viral Meme

Bernie Sanders is an internet sensation again. Just for some context, the extremely memeable senator was in Washington D.C. this past Sunday in order to debate Democratic President Joe Biden's Inflation Reduction Act, a $740 billion spending package to address climate change, taxes and healthcare. But even so, Sanders still had some legitimate critiques of the legislation during the 15-hour "Vote-a-Rama" session, where he argued that it would have a "minimal impact on inflation" and also ignores integral issues such as income inequality, childhood poverty and the health care system.
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