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Woman assaults victim over electric blanket

Woman assaults victim over electric blanketA 32-year-old Lexington Park woman assaulted a victim Saturday morning over an electric blanket, officials said.
  • MD News
  • 1 hour ago
Local

Rallies begin before Supreme Court hears gay marriage arguments

Rallies begin before Supreme Court hears gay marriage argumentsArguments inside the Supreme Court over gay marriage don't start until Tuesday morning, but Monday morning people on both sides of the issue were outside making their voices heard.
  • Local
  • 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
Local

University of Md. Baltimore closes after threat alert

University of Md. Baltimore closes after threat alertThe University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) closed at 2 p.m. following news from Baltimore police that there was information that gangs were teaming up to "take out" police.
  • Local
  • 1 hour ago
News

Fairfax County search team, others aiding Nepal

Fairfax County search team, others aiding NepalThe Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue Team went to help with rescue efforts in Nepal following an earthquake that killed thousands of people
  • News
  • 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
MD News

Man killed in burning car at Md. golf course ID'd

Man killed in burning car at Md. golf course ID'dA 70-year-old man was killed Sunday after his car got stuck in mud on a golf course and then caught on fire, police said.
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  • 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
MD News

Man caught with loaded gun at BWI Airport arrested

Man caught with loaded gun at BWI Airport arrestedA man was arrested after being caught with a gun at the BWI Airport on Friday.
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  • 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
MD News

Accused Md. officer who assaulted teen in court Tuesday

Accused Md. officer who assaulted teen in court TuesdayThe trial of a Prince George's County police officer who allegedly assaulted a high school in 2013 starts on Tuesday, according to officials.
  • MD News
  • 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
Nation

Teacher dies in crash with pair on way to prom

Teacher dies in crash with pair on way to promLeah O'Brien helped students interested in a career in education, principal says.
  • Nation
  • 8 hours, 15 minutes ago
World

Death toll in Nepal hits 4,000 amid hunt for survivors

Death toll in Nepal hits 4,000 amid hunt for survivorsRescuers are struggling to reach remote mountain villages hit by the quake.
  • World
  • 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
News

Loretta Lynch sworn in as Attorney General

Loretta Lynch sworn in as Attorney GeneralLoretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd attorney general of the United States and the first African American woman to hold the office.
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  • 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
Local

Al Sharpton coming to Baltimore for Freddie Gray march

Al Sharpton coming to Baltimore for Freddie Gray marchThe Rev. Al Sharpton will come to Baltimore to plan a two-day march to D.C.
  • Local
  • 5 hours, 22 minutes ago
DC News

Male shot in Southeast, DC shooting

Male shot in Southeast, DC shootingA male was taken to the hospital after a shooting in Southeast, D.C. Monday morning.
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  • 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
VA News

Homicide investigation underway in Stafford, Va.

Homicide investigation underway in Stafford, Va.A male was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds Monday morning in Stafford, Va., according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office.
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  • 5 hours, 22 minutes ago
News

Judge instructs jury in Colorado shooting trial

Judge instructs jury in Colorado shooting trialNearly three years after police arrested James Holmes outside a suburban Denver movie theater where he shot and killed 12 people, prosecutors are set to lay out why they believe jurors should order his execution.
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Man dies after getting trapped in machinery in Md.

Man dies after getting trapped in machinery in Md.A man died Monday morning after he was trapped in machinery at the Rock Quarry in Clinton, Md., officials said.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 20 minutes ago
World

How to help victims of Nepal quake

How to help victims of Nepal quakeCitizens of the poverty-stricken nation are particularly vulnerable.
  • World
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
News

Police: Near-kidnapping at school was false report

Police: Near-kidnapping at school was false reportFairfax County police now say the attempted abduction that reportedly happened at an elementary school in Springfield on Friday afternoon never happened.
  • News
  • 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
College Park

Crews respond to fire at UMD McKeldin Library

Crews respond to fire at UMD McKeldin LibraryCrews put out a fire in the basement electrical room at the University of Maryland McKeldin Library, Monday morning, fire officials said.
  • College Park
  • 4 hours, 42 minutes ago
Pets

Pet of the Week: Pillsbury

Pet of the Week: PillsburyThe Washington Animal Rescue League shared its new Pet of the Week with us.
  • Pets
  • 3 hours, 29 minutes ago
Nation

After a decade of terror, Cleveland captives on their scars — and futures

After a decade of terror, Cleveland captives on their scars — and futuresFor Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, a story of terror, tedium - and survival
  • Nation
  • 4 hours, 15 minutes ago
Local

Wale tells Drake 'You've been swept' after Wizards win

Wale tells Drake 'You've been swept' after Wizards winWizards fan Wale called out Drake after the Washington team cruised to a 125-94 victory over the Toronto Raptors in game four on Sunday.
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  • 5 hours, 50 minutes ago
NBA

Wizards demolish Raptors in Game 4 to finish sweep

Wizards demolish Raptors in Game 4 to finish sweepWashington rolled to a 125-94 win and its first-ever sweep of a seven-game series.
  • NBA
  • 15 hours, 52 minutes ago
NHL

Capitals-Islanders Game 7 stirs 'Epic' memories

Capitals-Islanders Game 7 stirs 'Epic' memoriesThere's only been one Game 7 between the Capitals and Islanders, but it has stood the test of time as one of the great games in postseason annals.
  • NHL
  • 5 hours, 15 minutes ago
DC News

Giant panda at National Zoo artificially inseminated

Giant panda at National Zoo artificially inseminatedThe giant panda at the National Zoo, Mei Xiang was inseminated artificially within the last 24 hours, the National Zoo said.
  • DC News
  • 4 hours, 41 minutes ago
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