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Maryland Woman Arrested at the Airport Returning from El Salvador on Murder Charges Over Then-Boyfriend’s 2021 Shooting Death

A Maryland woman was arrested upon her arrival from El Salvador in connection with the slaying of her then-boyfriend who died last year. Norma Elizabeth Rivas-Villacorta, 23, stands accused of one count each of murder in the first degree and murder in the second degree over the May 22, 2021 shooting death of 20-year-old Kayshaun Daly.
RIVERDALE PARK, MD
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11-year-old Prince George's County native is a pool-playing phenom

BOWIE, Md. - Center Pocket in Bowie has billiards, beer, and an 11-year-old pool-playing phenom who goes by the name of Jawz. "My dad gave me that nickname because I was killing people on the pool table," D’Angelo "Jawz" Spain told FOX 5. Nearby players agreed. When it comes...
BOWIE, MD

Prince George's Man Arrested For Shooting At Multiple Known Victims: Sheriff's Office

A man accused of shooting at two people in District Heights last April was arrested this week on multiple assault-related charges in Upper Marlboro, authorities say. Derrell Marcel Brown allegedly shot at two victims who were able to flee the scene without injury on the 6800 block of Atwood Street on Friday, April 29, according to the Prince George's County Police.
DISTRICT HEIGHTS, MD
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Public Safety - week of May 20, 2022

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Maryland woman on first degree and second degree murder charges out of Prince George’s County, Md., after she arrived on a flight from El Salvador to Washington Dulles International Airport on May 15. CBP officers met Norma Elizabeth Rivas Villacorta,...
FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA
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Campaign Signs Vandalized, Stolen in Prince George's County

The competitive primary election races in Maryland have taken an ugly turn for some candidates running for various offices whose campaign signs have been vandalized or stolen. LaTasha Ward, a District 24 candidate for the House of Delegates, has had her head disappear from some of her campaign signs. “If...
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Man arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting young girl in Braddock area

A 37-year-old Maryland man is being held without bond after allegedly sexually assaulting a girl younger than 13 years old in the Braddock area. The incident occurred at around 9 p.m. on May 9 near Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority properties in the 1300 block of Madison Street, which is close to the Braddock Road Metro station.
ALEXANDRIA, VA

Confluence of factors is raising D.C.-area housing affordability barriers to new heights

The local housing market has gone from hot to unsustainable. The domino effect of the housing price spikes tends to topple lower-income communities the most, more often disproportionately affecting people of color. Adrian Washington, founder of Neighborhood Development Co., said that’s reflected in the pressures on new development in certain communities. His company, which has built a slew of residential projects in wards 7 and 8, said he understands pushback as the housing market gets more strained.
WASHINGTON, DC
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VIDEO: DC-area wild turkey strikes again

A wild turkey suspected of assaulting people on trails around the D.C. area has struck again. The latest incident happened when the bird attacked a woman on the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail, near the second mile marker, just south of Bladensburg in Prince George’s County on Tuesday night, according to WTOP news partner NBC Washington.
BLADENSBURG, MD