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Shooting in Northwest DC leaves man dead

A man from Northeast D.C. has died after a shooting Saturday night in the District, according to police. D.C. police said officers responded to the 700 block of O St. Northwest around 11:15 p.m. after they heard the sound of gunshots. When they got to the scene, they found 31-year-old Kervin Sanches suffering from a gunshot wound.
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Some Marylanders Plan To Take Precautions As COVID-19 Positivity Rate Rises Above 3 Percent

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — For the fourth day in a row, Maryland reported more than 500 new COVID-19 cases and now the state positivity rate is above 3 percent, leading some to say it’s time to start being more careful. “I think that people should really start taking more precautions. Why risk it if you can avoid it?” said Moriah Nkosi of Baltimore. Three more people died from COVID and 25 more are now hospitalized with it. One doctor said that the rising number of cases is happening at a bad time for Maryland hospitals. “Right now our hospitals are very full. Most of the hospitals...
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3 teenagers charged in DC armed carjackings

Three D.C. teenagers — a 13-year-old, 15-year-old and 17-year-old — were all arrested and charged Saturday in connection with a number of armed carjackings in the District. All three are teenage boys and most of the alleged carjackings happened in the Southeast portion of the city. The 15-year-old and 17-year-old...
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Some eviction protections remain for DC renters

WASHINGTON — The federal eviction moratorium officially ended Saturday night, but some protections remain for those who call D.C. home. Local politicians like DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson are calling it "soft landing" legislation. It's a new policy passed by the council in July that's designed to give D.C. renters...

Experts explain what's driving Maryland's increase of COVID-19 cases

Maryland's COVID-19 cases continue to trend in a troubling direction. In the data reported Sunday, the state added nearly 547 new COVID-19 cases, making it the fourth consecutive day that Maryland has reported more than 500 new daily infections. Experts said the state needs to get more people vaccinated as...
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Montgomery County Police: Two Suspects Charged for December 2020 Armed Home Invasion Robbery in Bethesda

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division have arrested and charged Khalil Powers Zalmai (left picture), age 19, of the 6600 block of River Road in Bethesda with home invasion and armed robbery-related offenses for the December 11, 2020, armed home invasion robbery that occurred in Bethesda. Jaylen Gary Hunter (right picture) age 20, of the 13600 block of Colgate Way in Silver Spring, was previously charged and arrested for crimes related to this armed home invasion robbery. Investigators continue to work to identify two additional suspects in this crime.