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Rabies alert issued for visitors to Accokeek farm

Prince George's County health officials issued a health alert late Saturday night for visitors to a Accokeek farm after a calf tested positive for rabies. Test results came back late Saturday confirming a calf at the Hard Bargain Farm contracted...

By Terri Rupar  | January 16, 2010; 11:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Md. man trapped in earthquake comes home

Rick Santos, the head of an international aid organization, came home Saturday to Silver Spring after being trapped for 50 hours in a hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, that was demolished by Tuesday’s earthquake. He said he and colleagues experienced...

By Terri Rupar  | January 16, 2010; 10:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Boy treated for hypothermia after going to dog's aid

A boy was treated for hypothermia yesterday Saturday after going to the aid of his dog, who had fallen through ice and into a pond, the Prince George’s County fire department said. Mark Brady, a spokesman for the county fire...

By Terri Rupar  | January 16, 2010; 7:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Md. officials downplay report of BWI sale

Maryland officials are downplaying a report that the state is interested in selling BWI Airport or in an initial public stock offering involving the facility. Maryland Department of Transportation spokesman Jack Cahalan told The Baltimore Sun that just because the...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 16, 2010; 5:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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House fire kills woman in Pr. George's

A Prince George's County woman died Saturday morning from injuries suffered in a fire in Hillcrest Heights, Prince George's fire officials said. The fire was reported about 5:30 a.m. in a two-story duplex at 3617 Dunlap St., just off Southern...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 16, 2010; 1:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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D.C. to crack down on landlords near Georgetown

The D.C. government said Friday that it will begin a new effort to get landlords in the Georgetown University area to comply with licensing rules. The District’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs sent a notice on Twitter and...

By Terri Rupar  | January 15, 2010; 10:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Police flood Bethesda after kidnapping report

Police, with dogs and a helicopter, flooded into the area around Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda on Friday afternoon after authorities received a report of a kidnapping, the Montgomery County police said. Two men were taken into custody...

By Terri Rupar  | January 15, 2010; 8:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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DJ Simpson in talks to end contract

Iconic morning radio personality Donnie Simpson has begun negotiations to terminate his contract with WPGC-FM, a move that could bring Simpson’s 32-year career on Washington’s airwaves to an end. Simpson has more than a year left on his current...

By Terri Rupar  | January 15, 2010; 7:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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DC region hosts events to help Haiti

A number of stores, restaurants, clubs and other organizations in the Washington metro area are hosting benefits for Haiti. We will update the list as we get more information. Spelling for Bees will donate all proceeds from its Feb. 2...

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 5:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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PM news roundup

D.C. priest found alive in Haiti, Gaitherburg loses police chief, lion dies at the National Zoo, Arenas pleads guilty. The Post's PM news roundup for Friday, Jan. 15.

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 4:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Lion dies at the National Zoo

The National Zoo's senior female lion has died.

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 3:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
 
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D.C. area events for Haiti

(Updated 7:12 p.m.) Area stores, restaurants, clubs and other organizations are hosting benefits for Haiti. Here’s a sampling, and for more information, check out the Going Out Gurus' blog: Metromix and the Shadow Room will host an earthquake relief party...

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Mayor Fenty pledges help to Haitian quake victims

D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty announces the District is poised to send 100 firefighters to help with search and rescue efforts in Haiti.

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 2:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Grad rates at D.C. charters decline

Graduation rates at charter high schools in D.C. dropped in 2008-2009.

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 1:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Missing D.C. priest found alive in Haiti

The Rev. Arsene Jasmin, head of outreach to D.C.'s Haitian community, is found alive in Haiti.

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
 
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Montgomery police seek family of lost boy

Montgomery County Police seek help finding lost boy's family

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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District man rescued from hotel in Haiti

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that a District man is among three senior staff members of an area aid organization pulled alive from the wreckage of their hotel in Haiti after spending more than 50 hours trapped in rubble. The...

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 11:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Haitian Embassy to host survival kit drive

Survival kit drive for Haitian quake victims

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Montgomery manhunt ends in D.C.

Montgomery County detectives have arrested a 21-year-old man in Upper Northwest in the District who had been the the object of an overnight manhunt after the suspect allegedly fled the scene of a burglary at a school and hit a county officer with a getaway vehicle.

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Police search for burglary suspect near school

Maryland State Police helicopters and officers and detectives from Montgomery County are searching an area in near Oakland Terrace Elementary School in Kensington for a burglary suspect who eluded police after a car chase overnight, county police said. Officers have...

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 9:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Friday news roundup

Text message donations help quake victims; Who will lead Metro? Arenas in court today, GW student finds knife blade in sandwich. Your Friday local news roundup.

By Washington Post editors  | January 15, 2010; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Amber Alert issued for missing Va. toddler

Police are looking for a Roanoke toddler who was taken from his home by three men. An Ambert Alert was issued Friday morning for 2-year-old Aveion Malik Lewis. Police say the men knocked Lewis' stepfather unconscious and took the boy...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 15, 2010; 7:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Virginia  | Tags:  Amber Alert, toddler  
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Driver leads police on chase, hits officer in MoCo

Montgomery County Police say they are searching for a driver who led officers on a chase, then hit an officer. Spokesman Capt. Paul Starks says officers responded to an alarm at the Frost School in Rockville around 3:30 a.m. Friday...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 15, 2010; 7:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maryland  | Tags:  driver, police  
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Local groups fundraise for Haiti

A number of local clubs, restaurants and others are doing their part to raise funds for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Black Cat is planning a benefit in February; tickets go on sale Friday. Busboys & Poets is...

By Washington Post editors  | January 14, 2010; 5:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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PM news roundup

Metro chief Catoe resigns, Arenas makes deal, Fairfax team saves UN worker in Haiti. Your PM local news roundup.

By Washington Post editors  | January 14, 2010; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Arenas charged in gun case

Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas is charged with carrying a pistol without a license outside home or business, a felony. Stay with the Post for more details....

By Washington Post editors  | January 14, 2010; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
 
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Deal to sell Tysons Corner land falls through

One of the biggest real estate deals in the Washington area in recent years, the sale of developer WestGroup’s holdings in Tysons Corner to a McLean shopping mall developer, is dead because the buyer could not secure financing, WestGroup confirmed...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 14, 2010; 3:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Developer fined over changes to town center

The Montgomery County Planning Board, frustrated that Clarksburg Town Center developer Newland Communities had made more than 400 unauthorized changes to plans for the community’s unbuilt downtown, fined the company $22,000 Thursday. The fines could signal that the final chapter...

By Washington Post editors  | January 14, 2010; 3:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Crews make emergency repairs to Montrose Road

Emergency roadwork on Montrose Road in Rockville

By Washington Post editors  | January 14, 2010; 2:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Levi says she'll seek County Executive's seat

Del. Gerron S. Levi says she will seek to become the first female county executive in Prince George's County history. She says she will file to become a candidate on Friday. Reporter Jonathan Mummolo has more details on the Maryland...

By Washington Post editors  | January 14, 2010; 2:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Metro head to resign

Metro General Manager John B. Catoe Jr. is resigning as head of the transit agency, according to Jeff McKay, a member of the Metro board....

By Washington Post editors  | January 14, 2010; 1:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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Court rejects bid for gay marriage referendum

A D.C. Superior Court judge has ruled that same-sex marriage opponents do not have a right to hold a public referendum on whether those marriages should be legal in the District. The ruling makes it more likely that the District...

By Washington Post editors  | January 14, 2010; 1:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Haiti quake: Fairfax team rescues U.N. worker

Fairfax County team rescues a trapped U.N. worker in Haiti.

By Washington Post editors  | January 14, 2010; 11:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Several people sickened at Northeast church

The D.C. Department of Fire and EMS is on the scene at a church on Rock Creek Church Road NE where there has been a report of carbon monoxide. Several people are said to be sick. Additional emergency personnel has...

By Washington Post editors  | January 14, 2010; 9:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Thursday's news roundup

Haiti quake updates, Haiti relief efforts, higher baggage fees, gay weddings could begin in March, Gilbert Arenas looking for a deal. It's your Thursday morning local news roundup.

By Washington Post editors  | January 14, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Temperatures could hit mid-40s today

FROM THE CAPITAL WEATHER GANG: We start the day off chilly, with temperatures near 20 in the cooler spots to the mid-20s downtown. However, with full sunshine expected, temperatures are likely to rise to the highest levels we've seen all...

By Mike McPhate  | January 14, 2010; 7:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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I-270 reopens in Rockville

Update, 6:45 a.m.: I-270 lanes have reopened in Rockville. Motorists should expect delays on I-270 southbound coming out of Germantown. Montrose Rd. remains blocked. Original post, 6:31 a.m.: A fuel tanker overturned shortly before 4:45 a.m. this morning, and the...

By Mike McPhate  | January 14, 2010; 6:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Man found fatally shot in Northeast

A 20-year-old man was shot to death in Northeast Washington on Wednesday afternoon. Nadar Mobley was found lying on the sidewalk in the 5400 block of Blaine Street about 3:30 p.m., according to a spokesman for the D.C. police...

By Terri Rupar  | January 13, 2010; 10:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Wednesday's PM news roundup

Haitian quake updates, legislative season in Md., Va., theater as therapy, Gilbert Arenas' guns. The Post's PM news roundup

By Washington Post editors  | January 13, 2010; 4:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Prince George's mobilizing to help Haiti

Prince George’s County officials announced Wednesday that they were mobilizing a team of about 15 firefighters, paramedics, building inspectors and engineers to deploy to Haiti if the U.S. State Department gave the word. Vernon Herron, director of the county’s office...

By Washington Post editors  | January 13, 2010; 2:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Obama cancels event in Lanham

President Barack Obama has cancelled an event in Maryland where he was to tour a facility that trains electrical workers. The president had been scheduled to be at the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Center in Lanham on Wednesday. He...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 13, 2010; 12:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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State Department sets up Haiti hotline

State Department sets up hotline for those trying to reach loved ones in Haiti.

By Washington Post editors  | January 13, 2010; 11:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Herrity to challenge for House seat

Fairfax County Supervisor Pat S. Herrity (R-Springfield) has announced that he will challenge first-term Democrat U.S. Rep. Gerald E. Connolly in the 11th Congressional District. Stay with the Post for more details....

By Washington Post editors  | January 13, 2010; 11:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Fairfax rescue team headed to Haiti

A Fairfax County search and rescue team is heading to Haiti to help find people who are trapped in debris after a powerful earthquake. The team was preparing to leave Wednesday morning. Another group was leaving from Los Angeles....

By Washington Post Editors  | January 13, 2010; 10:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Report: Md. may raise tax on alcohol

Del. Bill Bronrott (D-Montgomery) and Sen. Rich Madaleno (D-Montgomery) confirmed Tuesday that they will introduce a bill to raise tax on alcohol, The Baltimore Sun's Annie Linskey writes. They said a 10 cent-per-drink tax would raise an estimated $200 million...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 13, 2010; 9:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Maryland  | Tags:  Maryland, alcohol tax  
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Dr. Ruth to be honorary D.C. official. Really.

Tourism officials are enlisting psychosexual therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer to show off the playful side of the nation's capital and boost the local hospitality business. Tourism officials say they're taking a cue from President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 13, 2010; 8:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Wednesday's news roundup

Fairfax crew to aid in Haitian quake rescue, "cocktail tax," expanded Circulator service, man vs. beetle -- Wednesday's local news roundup.

By Washington Post editors  | January 13, 2010; 8:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Water main break in Silver Spring

All eastbound lanes of Route 193/University Boulevard between Piney Branch and Carrol Avenue are closed after a 12-inch water main break. Motorists should expect delays throughout the rush hour. Note: Please upgrade your Flash plug-in to view our enhanced content....

By Mike McPhate  | January 13, 2010; 6:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Man found fatally shot in SE

A 23-year-old Southeast Washington man was found fatally shot Tuesday on Alabama Avenue SE, the D. C. police said.

By Eric Athas  | January 13, 2010; 12:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, DC  | Tags:  Southeast D.C., fatal shooting  
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When a story isn't a story

Have you ever wondered what happens to Post reporters when a story doesn't pan out? Here's an inside look.

By Washington Post editors  | January 12, 2010; 11:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Apparent water main break in Adams Morgan

A water main broke in the Adams Morgan area of the District on Tuesday night, prompting a restaurant to close and adding to the rising number of broken mains that typically afflict Washington in the winter.

By Eric Athas  | January 12, 2010; 10:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, DC, Traffic and Transportation  
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Democrats claim GOP Fairfax seat in Virginia Senate

Defying recent voting trends that saw several Northern Virginia Republicans win big in November, Del. David W. Marsden (D-Fairfax) won a special election Tuesday night to represent a broad swath of southwestern Fairfax County in the Virginia Senate. He beat...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | January 12, 2010; 9:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Bridge for sale in Maryland

A historic bridge in Cecil County is on the sales block

By Washington Post editors  | January 12, 2010; 6:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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New treatment for D.C. area water

A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official said a recent decision to change water treatment operations in the D.C. area was not in response to any specific terrorist threat. “There is no threat against the water supply,” said Tom Jacobus,...

By Washington Post editors  | January 12, 2010; 5:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Ivey will not seek congressional seat

Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn F. Ivey has decided not to challenge incumbent Rep. Donna F. Edwards for her seat in Maryland's 4th District, Jonathan Mummolo is reporting on the Maryland Politics blog. Ivey announced last month he was...

By Washington Post editors  | January 12, 2010; 4:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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PM news roundup

Stylish stylists appear before grand jury, RideOn service cuts, escalator fixes and a boost for charter schools.

By Washington Post editors  | January 12, 2010; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Forecast: It will get warmer

Weather still chilly, but it will get warmer.

By Washington Post editors  | January 12, 2010; 3:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Rembrandt found in D.C. bathroom goes on view

An original Rembrandt etching hidden in a bathroom cabinet at a university in D.C. is now part of a new exhibit.

By Washington Post editors  | January 12, 2010; 2:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Today's Daily Goodbye

Notable deaths from around the country.

By Washington Post editors  | January 12, 2010; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Montgomery budget forum tonight

Montgomery County will hold a budget forum Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Eastern County Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road in Silver Spring. County Executive Isiah Leggett is proposing a $70 million midyear budget cut. This would follow...

By Washington Post editors  | January 12, 2010; 10:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Girls reported missing turn themselves in

Three girls who had been reported missing since Wednesday have turned themselves in to police, according to NBC4. Nathaly Flores, Allison Marroquin and Jocelyn Perdomo were at the Safeway at Countryside Shopping in Sterling, Va. early Tuesday when they walked...

By Washington Post editors  | January 12, 2010; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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Tuesday news roundup

Fewer bullies in Maryland? Safer roads in Virginia? Third wave of swine flu and more amenities for Acela.

By Washington Post editors  | January 12, 2010; 8:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Body found on rural road in MoCo

Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a young man whose body was found overnight on a rural road in the northern part of the county, authorities said. The body was found in the 4900 block of Brookeville Road,...

By Mike McPhate  | January 12, 2010; 6:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Warmer weather today

FROM THE CAPITAL WEATHER GANG: Expect morning clouds and maybe some early morning flurries, but otherwise, we should see the sun again by midday (or even sooner). Highs will be warmer than yesterday with mid-to-upper 30s. Winds will blow from...

By Mike McPhate  | January 12, 2010; 6:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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PM news roundup

The Post's PM local news roundup

By Washington Post editors  | January 11, 2010; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Man indicted in kidnapping of girl found slain

The man suspected in the slaying of an 11-year-old Salisbury girl found dead on Christmas Day has been indicted on charges of kidnapping, child abduction and burglary. Crime Scene has a report from the Associated Press on the indictment of...

By Washington Post editors  | January 11, 2010; 3:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Streets reopen after water main break

The District's Department of Transportation is reporting that 17th and P Streets, NW have reopened to traffic following a water main break early Monday....

By Washington Post editors  | January 11, 2010; 2:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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UVA picks next president

The University of Virginia on Monday was to elect Teresa Sullivan, provost at the University of Michigan, as its next president. University spokeswoman Marian Anderfuren confirmed the appointment, which is slated to take place at 2:30 today. Stay with the...

By Washington Post editors  | January 11, 2010; 2:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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No gun found at school

UPDATE: School officials say Spingarn High was searched and nothing was found. Reports say that students are being allowed to return to class at Spingarn and at nearby Phelps, which was also placed on lockdown while police responded to a...

By Washington Post editors  | January 11, 2010; 12:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Large water main break in the District

Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames. UPDATE: The water main break disrupting traffic near 17th and P streets NW occurred after a contractor began working on a streetscape project in the area, Department of Transportation officials say. The contractor lifted a...

By Washington Post editors  | January 11, 2010; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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The daily goodbye

A selection of notable deaths from The Post's Post Mortem blog

By Washington Post editors  | January 11, 2010; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Two injured in car crash in the District

The D.C. Fire and EMS department is reporting that two people were injured in a single-car crash at New Jersey Avenue and Q Street NW after the car hit a pole and caught fire. The two had to be removed...

By Washington Post editors  | January 11, 2010; 9:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Monday news roundup

Car jackings on Capitol Hill, new condo sales up, pregnant pandas, no pants on Metro? Your Monday local news round up.

By Washington Post editors  | January 11, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Cold Monday; Temperatures to warm by mid-week

FROM THE CAPITAL WEATHER GANG: The week begins today on a very cold note with teens throughout the region. But sunshine will go to work, so we should make it into the mid-30s or so by afternoon. Day time temperatures...

By Mike McPhate  | January 11, 2010; 6:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Blaze rips through Fairfax house

A 2-alarm fire caused extensive damage Sunday night to a house in the Merrifield area of Fairfax County, authorities said.

By Eric Athas  | January 10, 2010; 11:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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2 shot, wounded in Southeast D.C.

Two people were shot and wounded Sunday afternoon in Southeast Washington as part of some type of domestic situation, authorities said. Details about the incident were scant, but police said the two victims were conscious and breathing when they were...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 10, 2010; 4:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Another D.C. 'cuddler' on the loose

Looks like the District has another "cuddler" on the loose. His latest victim: a Northwest D.C. woman who woke up just before 6:30 a.m. Sunday to find him cuddling her in her bed, police said. The woman was not injured,...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 10, 2010; 4:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Man injured after train strikes car in Beltsville

A man was seriously injured early Sunday morning after his car fell down an embankment and was struck by a train near Baltimore Avenue and Ritz Way in Beltsville, authorities said. The man managed to escape from his car...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 10, 2010; 11:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Car stolen with officer's ID, pistol

A law enforcement officer's Jaguar was stolen in Prince George's County on Saturday night with the officer's gun and credentials inside, authorities said. Just after 5:45 p.m., police were dispatched to a shopping area near Central Avenue and the Capital...

By Terri Rupar  | January 10, 2010; 12:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Lanes on SE Freeway won't be closed Sunday

Forget the possibility of temporary lane closures on the Southeast freeway Sunday. Scheduled ramp demolition work was finished Saturday. Lanes on the eastbound side of the freeway wre to be closed Sunday if necessary for demolition of ramps leading...

By Terri Rupar  | January 10, 2010; 12:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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