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Va. teen fatally wounded after police chase

An 18-year old Stanardsville, Va., resident was fatally wounded by police Friday afternoon in a shootout after a lengthy chase along miles of central Virginia highways, police said. The chase began about 1p.m. when a Greene County police deputy spotted...

By Terri Rupar  | January 1, 2010; 9:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Man charged in death of pet lizard

A D.C. man who threw his son's pet lizard across the street and fatally injured it was arrested for animal cruelty this week, police officials reported. Nelson Privado spent a day in jail Wednesday following the Oct. 9 incident,...

By Terri Rupar  | January 1, 2010; 8:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
 
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Police investigate homicide in NE

D.C. police are investigating a homicide that occurred early Thursday. At about 12:45 a.m., police were called to the 200 block of Webster Street for a reported shooting. Police found Emmanuel Durant Jr., 19, in an alley behind the...

By Terri Rupar  | December 31, 2009; 8:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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2 stabbed, one fatally, in Fairfax

Two people were stabbed Thursday afternoon, one fatally, inside an apartment in the Bailey’s Crossroads area, Fairfax County police said. Police were summoned to an apartment in the 6000 block of Argyle Drive about 5 p.m., said Lucy Caldwell,...

By Terri Rupar  | December 31, 2009; 7:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Man fatally shot in Forestville shopping center

A man was fatally shot Thursday evening at a shopping center in Forestville, Prince George’s County police said. The victim was shot about 5:30 p.m. at a shopping mall in the 3300 block of Walters Lane, a police spokesman said....

By Terri Rupar  | December 31, 2009; 7:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Case against Blackwater guards dismissed

A federal judge has dimissed the case against five Blackwater Worldwide Security guards who faced manslaughter and other charges in connection with the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad in September 2007.

By Washington Post editors  | December 31, 2009; 3:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Special extended Circulator service tonight

Circulator will offer extended service Dec. 31 on its Georgetown and Woodley Park routes.

By Washington Post editors  | December 31, 2009; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags:  late night bus service for New Year's Eve  
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Laurel man killed after car hits tree

A 37-year-old Laurel man was killed Dec. 30 when his car struck a tree.

By Washington Post editors  | December 31, 2009; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags:  car accident in Howard County  
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DC man found shot in Northwest home

District police are investigating a fatal shooting in Northwest Thursday morning. According to Channel 7, police found a male shooting victim inside of a home in the 200 block of Webster Street around 1 a.m....

By Washington Post editors  | December 31, 2009; 8:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Thursday news roundup

Good morning! Yes, it’s the last day of 2009. If it’s been one of those years for you, you’re probably glad to say goodbye. We hope your 2010 is filled with lots of wonderful surprises. Now – on to the headlines.

By Washington Post editors  | December 31, 2009; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Man shot, killed on Georgia Ave. NW

A man was shot and killed Wednesday evening in Northwest Washington. The man was shot outside in the 5200 block of Georgia Avenue NW between Hamilton and Ingraham streets about 7:15 p.m., said Quintin Peterson, a D.C. police spokesman. The...

By Terri Rupar  | December 30, 2009; 9:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Washington Times cuts journalists, sections

They Tweeted their own demise at the Washington Times Wednesday, a grim irony for a newspaper that came into life 27 years ago as words printed on paper but found its national voice on the Internet. The Times, well established...

By Washington Post editors  | December 30, 2009; 6:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
 
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Car hits building at DC gas station

A car has gone into the side of a building at an Amoco BP station in the 6400 block of Georgia Avenue, according to the DC Department of Fire and EMS. No fuel or pump involved....

By Washington Post editors  | December 30, 2009; 5:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Man shoots one deputy, stabs another

UPDATE: A Fauquier County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the leg and another was stabbed in the face at the courthouse in Warrenton Wednesday afternoon, police said. Crime Scene reports that the stabbing victim is in stable condition at a...

By Washington Post editors  | December 30, 2009; 3:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Deputies injured in Fauquier courthouse shooting

Two deputies were injured in a shooting at the Fauquier County courthouse, according to the Associated Press. Deputy County Administrator Catherine Heritage says the deputies were transporting an inmate to a hearing Wednesday and that the shooting occurred at the...

By Washington Post editors  | December 30, 2009; 2:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Developer Robert Smith dies

Developer Robert H. Smith, who was the guiding force behind Crystal City, and the person for whom the University of Maryland's business school is named, died yesterday at age 80. Visit Post Mortem for more details....

By Washington Post editors  | December 30, 2009; 2:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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MD MVA halts policy for transgendered drivers

Maryland’s Motor Vehicle Administration is temporarily halting a policy that would have forced people living as the opposite sex to get an amended birth certificate before applying to change their gender on their driver’s license, according to the Associated Press....

By Washington Post editors  | December 30, 2009; 12:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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D.C. retailers giving out reusable bags

Giant, Harris Teeter and CVS are just some of the stores planning to hand out free reusable bags to customers as a new law takes effect on Friday that will require any retail outlet selling food and alcohol to charge...

By Washington Post editors  | December 30, 2009; 12:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Murder charges dropped in bus driver slaying

Crime Scene is reporting that murder charges have been dropped in the case of a Virginia bus driver accused of shooting a fellow driver. Authorities say they did not have sufficient evidence to prosecute Glenn Wade of Woodbridge, charged in...

By Washington Post editors  | December 30, 2009; 12:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Police seek other victims of kidnapping suspect

The Wicomico County state's attorney believes that there are at least two other victims of the man charged with kidnapping an 11-year-old Salisbury girl whose body was discovered on Christmas Day, according to a report in The Sun. Thomas J....

By Washington Post editors  | December 30, 2009; 9:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Wednesday news roundup

Good morning, good morning, good morning. Only a few more days left in the year to make good on those 2009 resolutions. The headlines: Another batch of wintry mix might be on the way, but local communities are still dealing with a pricey snow hangover. The Examiner reports that costs related to the Dec. 19 storm have already topped $41 million

By Washington Post editors  | December 30, 2009; 8:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Fire rips through MoCo apartment building

A raging fire caused heavy damage late Tuesday to a garden apartment building in the Aspen Hill area of Montgomery County.

By Eric Athas  | December 29, 2009; 10:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland  | Tags:  county, fire, moco, montgomery  
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U.S. Capitol briefly locked down

The U.S. Capitol was briefly locked down after a report of a man with a gun. Politico reported that an email was sent out at 3:24 p.m.saying that a lock down had been initiated for all buildings. But within a...

By Washington Post editors  | December 29, 2009; 3:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Virginia woman found dead

Prince William police have found the body of a woman who they say left her 8-year-old daughter behind after she crashed her car, according to Channel 9. Police had obtained arrest warrants charging Julie Ann Kroll, 39, of Woodbridge, with...

By Washington Post editors  | December 29, 2009; 2:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Firefighter injured battling blaze

A firefighter was injured while battling a two-alarm fire in Leesburg, according to Channel 9. There was also a report that multiple people had to be rescued from a townhome in Leesburg....

By Washington Post editors  | December 29, 2009; 2:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Orange line disruption cleared

Metro says that the delay on the orange line has been cleared and the earlier track problem outside West Falls Church has been resolved....

By Washington Post editors  | December 29, 2009; 11:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Boil water advisory lifted for Prince George's

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission on Tuesday lifted the precautionary boil water advisory for customers in southern Prince George’s County. WSSC says that testing conducted throughout the area during the last three days indicates there are no signs of harmful...

By Washington Post editors  | December 29, 2009; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Delays on Metro's Orange line

Metro is reporting a track problem outside West Falls Church-VT/UVA station with delays to New Carrollton....

By Washington Post editors  | December 29, 2009; 10:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Price of parking in D.C. going up

Beginning in January, you'll need a lot more quarters to park in the District. Get There is reporting that meters will be in effect six days a week, and downtown meters will need to be fed until 10:30 p.m....

By Washington Post editors  | December 29, 2009; 10:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Pepco, Dominion report outages

Customers in Maryland, Virginia and the District are experiencing outages Tuesday, according to information posted by Pepco and Dominion power companies....

By Washington Post editors  | December 29, 2009; 9:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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A cold, windy morning awaits

Good morning. Windy and cold are the words of the day as colder than normal temperatures and wind gusts up to 40 miles an hour will make daytime highs in the low-to-mid 30s feel more like the 20s. Stay with...

By Washington Post editors  | December 29, 2009; 8:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Woman struck in Rockville in critical condition

Two women were struck by a car Monday morning near the Twinbrook Metro Station, Rockville city police said. One woman was critically injured in the incident, which occurred around 8:45 a.m. on Chapman Avenue, the police said.

By Eric Athas  | December 29, 2009; 1:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maryland, Traffic and Transportation  | Tags:  car, rockville, struck, woman  
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D.C. police probe Arenas's guns at Verizon Center

The D.C. police department is investigating the circumstances surrounding Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas taking guns to Verizon Center this month, a police official said Monday.

By Eric Athas  | December 29, 2009; 12:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, DC  | Tags:  arenas, d.c., gilbert, guns, police  
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Billboards removed

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty on Monday announced that the District had removed four billboards that residents in the Mount Vernon had complained about for decades. The billboards were at 4th Street and P Street NW. An additional billboard at 3rd...

By Washington Post editors  | December 28, 2009; 5:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Man arrested for calling 911 repeatedly

A Lexington Park man has been charged with telephone misuse after he was warned to stop calling 911, according to the Associated Press. The St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office said Ralph Tawney Jr., 51, called the sheriff’s office and 911 nine...

By Washington Post editors  | December 28, 2009; 3:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Va prison warden resigns amid questions

The warden at Virginia's largest women's prison is retiring after allegations surfaced that the prison discriminated against gay inmates and denied others access to religious services. Check out Crime Scene for more details....

By Washington Post editors  | December 28, 2009; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Flare gun fired in emergency room

A man fired a flare gun toward the ceiling inside the emergency room at Prince George’s Hospital Center Sunday night during a dispute with staffers. No one was injured and he's been arrested. Matt Zapotosky's full report is on the...

By Anne Bartlett  | December 28, 2009; 11:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Man shot outside restaurant

Crime Scene is reporting that police are investigating the shooting of a man outside a Capitol Heights restaurant Monday morning....

By Washington Post editors  | December 28, 2009; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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O'Malley draws primary challenge

The Post's John Wagner reports that George W. Owings III, a former state secretary of veterans affairs and former legislator from Southern Maryland, appears poised to formally announce a Democratic primary challenge to Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) next week. Owings,...

By Anne Bartlett  | December 28, 2009; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Car crash injures two in Montgomery

Crime Scene reports that police are investigating a car crash Monday morning that injured two. Bou and Thompson avenues have been closed while police try to discover what happened....

By Washington Post editors  | December 28, 2009; 10:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Morning roundup

It should be a good morning for those of you heading out Monday, simply because there should be fewer of you out there. Dr. Gridlock tells us it's one of the lightest traffic weeks of the year, but there are...

By Washington Post editors  | December 28, 2009; 8:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Pedestrian killed in Columbia Heights

By Debbie Wilgoren A female pedestrian was struck by a car and killed early Monday in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Northwest Washington, police said. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene. Police said the woman, whose identity...

By Chris Stanford  | December 28, 2009; 6:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Man found shot dead in car in Southeast

A 29-year-old man was found shot to death in a steaming car in Southeast Washington early Sunday morning, and police are asking for the public's help in determining what happened.

By Eric Athas  | December 28, 2009; 1:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, DC  | Tags:  car, d.c., shooting, shot  
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Man arrested in connection with D.C. triple shooting

Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a Christmas morning triple shooting inside a Northwest Washington rowhouse that left one man dead and two other victims wounded.

By Eric Athas  | December 28, 2009; 1:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Metro to stay open late for Redskins game

Metro will run additional trains and its Morgan Boulevard station will stay open late to accommodate crowds expected for the Redskins' game at nearby FedEx Field. The last Blue Line train will depart the station at 12:27 a.m. Sunday. Metro...

By Washington Post Editors  | December 27, 2009; 12:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Boil order issued after Pr. George's main break

The Washington Suburban and Sanitary Commission is advising residents of southwest Prince George's County to boil any water that will be used for cooking, drinking or brushing teeth following Saturday's water main break. While the agency knows of no contamination,...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | December 27, 2009; 10:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Man struck by Metro train at Gallery Place station

A Red Line Metro train struck a man shortly before 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning as a train pulled into the Gallery Place-Chinatown station. The train was headed toward Shady Grove. The platform at the station and the Judiciary Square station...

By Washington Post Editors  | December 27, 2009; 10:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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