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Va. woman charged in husband's shooting

Virginia State Police say a woman has been charged in the shooting of her estranged husband, an investigator with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. Brenda Lee Canosa faces charges of attempted first-degree murder, malicious wounding, and using a firearm in...

By Terri Rupar  | December 12, 2009; 10:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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D.C. to offer swine flu shots to all residents

The D.C. health department is having one more swine flu vaccine clinic for priority groups Saturday. After that, it will start giving the vaccine to anyone who wants it. Saturday's clinic is being held at the Frank D. Reeves Municipal...

By Washington Post Editors  | December 12, 2009; 11:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  DC  
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Man shot at doughnut store's drive-thru

A man working at a doughnut store in Anne Arundel County was shot and wounded Friday when he closed the drive-thru window on an armed robber, county police said. They said the 48-year-old store clerk was behind the window of...

By Terri Rupar  | December 11, 2009; 7:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Herndon woman's body found in suitcase

(Updated 6:30 p.m.) A 34-year-old Herndon man has been arrested after his wife's body was found stuffed inside a suitcase on the balcony of their apartment. Herndon police said the body of the 36-year-old woman was found Friday at the...

By Washington Post editors  | December 11, 2009; 3:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Suspicious package is cleared

Metro reports that the suspicious package situation at Metro's Pentagon City station has been cleared, but there are still residual delays on the Blue and Yellow lines....

By Washington Post editors  | December 11, 2009; 11:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Suspicious package closes Pentagon City Metro

Metro is reporting that the Pentagon City station is closed due to a suspicious package. Yellow and Blue lines affected. Shuttle bus service has been requested between Braddock Road & Pentagon....

By Washington Post editors  | December 11, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Metro station closure

Metro officials reports the Pentagon City station (Blue and Yellow lines) is closed due to a suspicious package. Shuttle bus service has been requested between Braddock Road and Pentagon.

By Washington Post editors  | December 11, 2009; 10:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags:  Metro  
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Friday morning roundup

Details continue to surface in the case of the five Northern Virginia men arrested in Pakistan. The Post reports the men likely traveled there to work with jihadists groups with the goal of fighting against U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The...

By Washington Post editors  | December 11, 2009; 8:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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The fighting pitbulls

Our Hamil R. Harris has a report on an incident at Dulles Airport on Thursday that left two dogs dead....

By Washington Post editors  | December 10, 2009; 4:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Traffic alerts in real time

Help for your evening commute

By Washington Post editors  | December 10, 2009; 4:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags:  traffic  
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H1N1 vaccine available for all Virginians

WTOP is reporting the state health officials in Virginia will make the H1N1 vaccine available for all residents in the next two weeks. Earlier this week, The Post's Michael Laris reported on a similar move by Maryland officials. But despite...

By Washington Post editors  | December 10, 2009; 3:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Burglary suspects crash into utility truck

WABC -- Channel 7 -- is reporting that three people were hurt when burglary suspects fleeing police crashed into a utility truck in Charles County....

By Washington Post editors  | December 10, 2009; 2:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Montgomery County pledges better bus service

Officials with Montgomery County’s Ride On bus system today's announced a new plan to improve bus service during snow, storms and emergencies.

By Washington Post editors  | December 10, 2009; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Update: Minor injuries from bus, truck accident

DC officials say at least two people received minor injuries from an accident involving a Metro bus and truck at 15th and I streets NW....

By Washington Post editors  | December 10, 2009; 2:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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DC officials checking bus, vehicle accident

The D.C. police and fire officials are looking into an accident involving a Metro bus and vehicle at 15th & I streets NW. Injuries do not appear to be serious. Check back for more details....

By Washington Post editors  | December 10, 2009; 1:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Four Maryland residents die of hypothermia

Four Maryland residents, including a man from Montgomery County and a man from Anne Arundel County have died this month of hypothermia, state officials reported today.

By Washington Post editors  | December 10, 2009; 11:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Report: Dogs shot, killed at Dulles

WUSA -- Channel 9 -- is reporting that Airport Authority officials had to shoot two dogs after one escaped from its carrier and attacked the other....

By Washington Post editors  | December 10, 2009; 11:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Post Now news roundup

Good morning Post Now readers. Here's a quick round-up all things happening around the D.C. region and a look forward to the stories we're working for the web and the paper.

By Washington Post editors  | December 10, 2009; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Flight exercises over D.C. postponed

The North American Aerospace Defense Command and the Continental U.S. NORAD Region have again postponed a flight training exercise over the Washington area. The exercise is now scheduled to begin late Thursday and continue until early Friday. The exercise was...

By Terri Rupar  | December 9, 2009; 7:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Traffic and Transportation  
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WASA ends water advisory

The District's Water and Sewer Authority has canceled its precautionary boil water advisory that was issued on Monday. WASA says testing of the water system over the past 48 hours has shown that the water is now safe to drink....

By Washington Post editors  | December 9, 2009; 5:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Costco is coming to the District

Costco has reached an agreement to open a store in the planned Fort Lincoln development, a major boost to a project that has been stalled by the sluggish economy.

By Washington Post editors  | December 9, 2009; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Five missing N. Va. men arrested in Pakistan

Five Muslim men, missing from Northern Virginia have been arrested in Pakistan and are being held by Pakistani authorities, the FBI and a Muslim group said Wednesday.

By Washington Post editors  | December 9, 2009; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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No new vouchers for D.C. students

A proposed omnibus spending bill will keep the D.C. voucher program closed to new students but open to current ones. Additional accountability measures also are planned. According to Weekly Standard magazine, The Washington Scholarship Fund, the group that runs the...

By Washington Post editors  | December 9, 2009; 1:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Bus accident in Manassas

Four students were taken to Prince William Hospital on Wednesday morning after a driver hit a Manassas school bus headed to Metz Middle School, authorities said.

By Washington Post editors  | December 9, 2009; 1:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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And the bats win!

Bats win!

By Washington Post editors  | December 9, 2009; 1:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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In the case of the bat versus the wind farm, who wins?

A verdict is due in a case "green versus green" case that The Post's Maria Glod wrote about back in October. We'll bring you the news as soon as it happens. In the meantime, here's a quick backgrounder on the case of the wind farm versus the Indiana bat. At the heart of the case, which is being heard in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, is the Indiana bat, a brownish-gray creature that weighs about as much as three pennies and has a wingspan of about eight inches.

By Washington Post editors  | December 9, 2009; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags:  West Virginia, environmentalists, green energy  
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It's a bird, a plane and some helicopters

No need to panic. The folks at the North American Aerospace Defense Command otherwise known as NORAD will be conducting flight exercises on this Thursday in the skies over D.C. around midnight and continuing into the early morning hours.

By Washington Post editors  | December 9, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags:  NORAD, Sept. 11  
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Welcome to Post Now - The Washington Post's breaking news blog

Welcome to Post Now, a new blog devoted to breaking news and more in the Washington region. Here you’ll find the latest news summaries and updates as stories unfold. Our staff works hard but we can’t do it alone. We...

By Washington Post editors  | December 7, 2009; 3:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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