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Washington Post

Driver goes off road, hits tree and dies in Maryland

A driver was killed in a crash in Prince George’s County. The crash happened around 1:20 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Floral Park Road and Arya Drive in the Brandywine area. Police said the car left the road and hit a tree. The driver was pronounced dead at the...
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‘Grease’ actor Eddie Deezen arrested at Maryland restaurant

You’re the one that I want — to stay far away from. Original “Grease” actor Eddie Deezen was busted at a Maryland restaurant Thursday for allegedly going on a rampage in which he refused to leave and threw plates and food at cops, according to a report. The 64-year-old was...

Va. man charged in fatal shooting of stepdaughter’s boyfriend

A man who Fairfax County, Virginia, police said fatally shot his stepdaughter’s boyfriend during an argument last month is now in custody. Fairfax County police got a tip Friday morning on where Terence Butler, 40, of Alexandria, may be found in D.C., officials said in a news conference Friday. Butler...
Inside Nova

Dale City man charged with sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl

A 55-year-old Dale City man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old family member after the girl disclosed the incidents at school. Police were notified by school officials Sept. 9, and the special victims unit launched an investigation, Prince William County police Master Officer Renee Carr said. The incidents occurred at a home in Dale City between July 15 and Aug. 28.

Missing Montgomery Village man’s body found in Gaithersburg

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WDVM) — The body of a man who was reported missing on Saturday, Sept. 11, was found in a pond on Wednesday, police said. Montgomery County Police first got the call of a dead body on the 11000 block of Game Preserve Road. Police identified the decedent as 57-year-old Waymon Meadows Anderson of Montgomery Village. Anderson had last been seen in the 9900 block of Medical Center Drive.

Twin sisters and a man arrested for 2017 murder of sisters’ sibling

SILVER SPRING, Md. (WDVM) — Montgomery County Detectives have arrested and charged three people for the 2017 homicide of 17-year-old Christian Leroy Matthews in Silver Spring. Detectives charged twin sisters and one man with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder. The two sisters were siblings of Christian Matthews.
Ocean City Today

Police: Judge Newell used .44 Magnum to kill himself; death investigation ongoing but questions remain on child exploitation case

DENTON — A week after the apparent suicide of former Caroline County Circuit Judge Jonathan Newell, the search for answers surrounding his death and alleged crimes is still ongoing. Maryland State Police are handling the investigation into Newell’s death, which occurred just before 7 a.m. on Sept. 10. A statement...

Mount Airy Man Clifton Beck Found After Days Missing In Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (WJZ/AP) — National Park Service authorities found Clifton “Cliff” Beck of Mount Airy in the Grand Canyon after a three-day search. Park officials said they received a report around 9 p.m. Tuesday about an overdue backpacker in the vicinity of the Walhalla Plateau on the canyon’s North Rim.