Police investigating first homicide of the year in Arlington
ARLINGTON, Va. — Arlington County Police are investigating the first homicide of the year. A 28-year-old man was discovered with upper body trauma in an apartment in the Buckingham neighborhood on Wednesday. Public Information Officer Ashley Savage said officers were called to the 100 block of N. Thomas Street...
Maryland voters to weigh constitutional amendment on abortion
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland voters will decide next year whether to enshrine the right to abortion in the Maryland Constitution, after the House of Delegates voted Thursday to put a constitutional amendment on the ballot. The House voted 98-38 for a bill that already has cleared the state Senate...
A look at the lengthy legal battle between the Nationals and Orioles
WASHINGTON — This week, the Washington Nationals face off against the Braves on the field, but did you know they have an ongoing battle with the Baltimore Orioles in court?. The Nationals and Orioles are I-95 rivals, and rivals in the courtroom. It’s a dispute that goes back to 2005.
Bowie State names theatre after musical icon Dionne Warwick
BOWIE, Md. — This Saturday will be a big day for the legendary Dionne Warwick. The Grammy-winning artist, whose career spans six decades, will be honored by Bowie State University. The school is renaming its main stage theater at the university's Fine and Performing Arts Center to The Dionne...
Tony Skinn returns to George Mason 17 years after Final Four run
FAIRFAX, Va. — Tony Skinn, who helped lead 11th-seeded George Mason to the Final Four during March Madness as a player in 2006, was hired Thursday to coach men’s basketball at the school. Skinn replaces Kim English, who left George Mason for Providence after Ed Cooley departed Providence...
'The bullet went past my left ear' | Kidnapping victim speaks after suspect arrested in 30+ hour standoff | WUSA9 Exclusive
LAUREL, Md. — Thursday night, Lauren Kingsbury, her family and her attorney sat down with WUSA9. Just 24 hours earlier, Brittany Copelin, who Kingsbury said is her ex-girlfriend was taken into custody by Fairfax County Police. She now faces charges in both Fairfax County and in Prince George's County.
Parents push back against possible library closures in Spotsylvania Co.
SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. — After the Spotsylvania County Public Schools superintendent said this week libraries and more than 60 librarians could be cut because of a budget shortfall, dozens of people showed up at the county Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday to plead for help. Superintendent Mark Taylor says the...
Police prepare for possible protests after Trump indictment
New York City and D.C. are preparing for any possible demonstrations.
Mayor Bowser talks recreation investments during pickleball clinic with seniors in NE
WASHINGTON — Four existing, underutilized courts in the District will be repurposed into pickleball courts said Mayor Muriel Bowser at a press conference on Thursday. Mayor Bowser discussed new recreation investments, including the pickleball courts, at the conference held during a pickleball clinic with seniors at the Turkey Thicket Recreation Center in Northeast D.C.
'Pickleball obsessed bullies' | Thousands comment on controversial pickleball court project in Arlington Co.
ARLINGTON, Va. — Arlington County has released the survey results for the controversial Walter Reed Outdoor Court Project. The biggest subject people are fired up about? Pickleball. Pickleball is a relatively new sport, having been invented in 1965. It involves a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net....
Shots fired inside Potomac Ave. Metro Station
WASHINGTON — Metro Transit Police responded to a report of shots fired inside the Potomac Avenue Metro Station Thursday evening around 7 p.m. Police have not confirmed any injuries or victims as a result of the shooting at this time. Trains are holding and currently not servicing the station.
Police officer tells homeowner his house is on fire after noticing flames while driving by
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — A police officer took quick action to get people out of a home after noticing the house was on fire. According to the Anne Arundel County Police Department, Officer Moreland was driving through a neighborhood in the 2900 block of Crystal Palace Pl. in Pasadena when he saw flames coming from the home.
Former school bus driver to spend 40 years in prison for sexually abusing girls during his bus route
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — A former school bus driver in Montgomery County has been sentenced to 90 years in prison, with all but 40 years suspended, for sexually abusing girls along his bus route. The investigation into 67-year-old Etienne Kabongo began in July 2018 after one of his victims...
One person in custody after deadly shooting on Greenbelt Road
GREENBELT, Md. — A man is dead and a person is in custody after a deadly shooting on Thursday in Prince George's County. Around 1:50 p.m., officers with the Prince George's County Police Department responded to the 8500 block of Greenbelt Road for a report of a shooting. At...
Apartments go up in flames in NE DC
WASHINGTON — An apartment building in Northeast D.C. caught on fire Thursday leaving several residents displaced. Fortunately, no injuries were reported as a result of the flames. Officials say the fire started on the top floor of the three-story apartment building located in the 900 block of 52nd Street...
'We have zero tolerance of fraud' | Internal audits released into alleged corruption, conspiracy, fraud at DC Housing Authority
WASHINGTON — Allegations of corruption, conspiracy, and fraud. Thursday morning on the steps of the Wilson Building, DC. .Councilmember At-Large Robert White, who chairs the Housing Committee, released seven internal audits that he said prove the D.C. Housing Authority is not only failing its residents but is profiting off them.
Frederick High student stabbed during fight off campus
FREDERICK, Md. — An investigation is underway after a student was found stabbed at Frederick High School in Maryland on Thursday. According to the Frederick Police Department, officers were dispatched to the high school around 2:30 p.m. for a report of a fight that took place off campus. At...
Washington Nationals' struggles on the field could mean struggles for businesses
WASHINGTON — The start of baseball season means the return of Washington Nationals fans to Navy Yard. With the team rebuilding and crowds thinning late last season, there is growing concern among business owners in the area about how big a financial boost they’re going to see this year.
'He almost hit the cop!' Navy Yard neighbor videotapes terrifying carjacking
WASHINGTON — Real life isn't usually like the movies. But video of a terrifying carjacking in Navy Yard looks a whole lot like a heart-stopping cops and robbers film. "OH MY GOD!!!!" screams neighbor Jessica Wilson Jones as a Jeep does a sudden three point turn on First St., SE, first backing into a stopped Honda, then driving forward right into a parked Tesla and a Chevy Impala.
Woman behind 30+ hour barricade on Richmond Hwy. charged with kidnapping
LAUREL, Md. — A Maryland police department has filed kidnapping charges against a woman who was involved in a multi-day standoff on Richmond Highway in Fairfax County, Virginia. According to a release from the Laurel Police Department, officers have filed charges against 29-year-old Brittany A. Copelin for Kidnapping, Home...
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