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Miss Virginia is new Miss America

A 22-year-old woman who represented Virginia was named Saturday night as the winner of the 2010 Miss America pageant. Caressa Cameron of Fredericksburg won the competition, perhaps the best known of its kind. This year’s event was held in...

By Terri Rupar  | January 30, 2010; 10:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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One person dies in Accokeek house fire

One person is dead after a house fire in Accokeek, and firefighters say they had a hard time reaching the location because of the snow. Firefighters from Prince George's and Charles counties responded to the fire Saturday afternoon. One person...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 30, 2010; 6:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Zoo closes early; Panda farewell cut short

The National Zoo's farewell celebration for young panda Tai Shan has ended early because of the snow, but not before the popular bear got a special frozen cake. More than 150 people braved the 20-degree temperatures Saturday to line up...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 30, 2010; 11:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Va. urges drivers to stay off roads

The Virginia Department of Transportation is urging motorists to stay off roads as snow continues to fall throughout the state. Officials say crews have been working nonstop to clear roads cross the state. Road conditions are listed as moderate to...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 30, 2010; 11:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Powerball tickets to go on sale in Va. Sunday

Powerball tickets go on sale in Virginia for the first time Sunday. The first drawing after the multistate game's Virginia debut is Wednesday. The Virginia Lottery announced last fall that the operators of the Powerball and Mega Millions lottery games...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 30, 2010; 11:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Kennedy Center shows will go on despite snow

As of 10 a.m., the Kennedy Center announced all shows will go on today as scheduled, despite the snowstorm....

By Washington Post Editors  | January 30, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Off-duty Capitol police officer fires gun

An off-duty U.S. Capitol police officer fired his gun Friday night in Southeast Washington after reportedly being assaulted, authorities said. The incident occurred about 10:40 p.m. at 13th and T streets SE, in the Anacostia area. The officer fired at...

By Terri Rupar  | January 29, 2010; 11:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Washington Times to name new editor

(Updated, 11.24 p.m.) The Washington Times plans to name Sam Dealey, a right-leaning journalist and fellow at the conservative Hoover Institution, as its new editor. Dealey, now a contributor to U.S. News & World Report, would succeed John Solomon as...

By Terri Rupar  | January 29, 2010; 11:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Evening news roundup

Guilty plea in street racing deaths, more on the Churchill HS hacking ring, Jon Stewart takes on Robert McDonnell, more Metro fare hikes. Your Friday evening news roundup.

By Washington Post editors  | January 29, 2010; 5:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Guilty plea in street racing deaths

A Waldorf man pleaded guilty Friday to causing the car crash in Accokeek nearly two years ago that killed eight people at a street race. Darren Jamar Bullock, 22, pleaded guilty in Prince George's County Circuit Court to eight counts...

By Washington Post editors  | January 29, 2010; 4:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Chihuahua puppy saves trucker from fire

Chihuahua saves owner from fire in Hagerstown

By Washington Post editors  | January 29, 2010; 2:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Vigil to be held in memory of Va. Tech student

A candlelight vigil will be held on Friday at 7 p.m. in memory of Morgan Harrington, the 20-year-old Virginia Tech student whose remains were found earlier this week. Her parents, Daniel and Gil Harrington, think that Morgan was the victim...

By Washington Post editors  | January 29, 2010; 2:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Six students may be at center of grade scandal

About a half-dozen students are believed to have been at the center of a grade-hacking incident at a Potomac high school, and a police officer posted to the the school has been interviewing them, a spokesman for the Montgomery County...

By Washington Post editors  | January 29, 2010; 12:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Man caught smuggling heroin at BWI

Heroin bust at Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

By Washington Post editors  | January 29, 2010; 11:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Friday news roundup

Fairfax team returns from Haiti, a cosmic custody battle, Anne Frank banned, hacking ring at Churchill High School, Wednesday's news roundup.

By Washington Post editors  | January 29, 2010; 8:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Suspect in Chandra Levy killing in court

A man accused of killing a federal intern whose remains were found in Rock Creek Park is expected to appear in court. A status hearing is scheduled in D.C. Superior Court for Ingmar Guandique, who has been charged in the...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 29, 2010; 8:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Firefighters battle Potomac house fire

More than 70 firefighters were needed to extinguish a blaze in a large, single-family home in Potomac late Thursday, the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Department said. No one was injured in the fire, which officials said was reported just...

By Mike McPhate  | January 29, 2010; 6:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Downed wire delays Amtrak trains to D.C.

Five Washington-bound Amtrak trains were delayed for more than an hour Thursday night after a power line went down north of Baltimore, Amtrak officials said. Train 137 traveling from Boston to the District halted four miles north of Baltimore...

By Erica Johnston  | January 28, 2010; 10:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Fire guts Ashburn townhouse

A two-alarm fire gutted an Ashburn townhouse Thursday evening and damaged the home next door, leaving two families displaced, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue officials said. No injuries were reported in the fire, but rescuers did take one person the...

By Erica Johnston  | January 28, 2010; 9:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Grade changes, pandas and more for Metro

Good evening. We have the evening roundup of stories you may have missed, as well as breaking news. Churchill High School officials are investigating a computer security breach that may have been caused by students trying to hack into the...

By Washington Post editors  | January 28, 2010; 5:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Churchill High allegedly hacked, grades changed

Montgomery County Public Schools are investigating a computer security breach that may have been caused by students hacking into a system to change grades. The school system is interviewing “several” students at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, where the...

By Washington Post editors  | January 28, 2010; 4:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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No sex for a year could equal divorce

A Maryland lawmaker wants to allow courts to grant divorces to couples after they go a year without having sex instead of forcing them to live apart during the waiting period. Montgomery County Del. Luiz Simmons is behind the legislation....

By Washington Post editors  | January 28, 2010; 3:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Update: Missing Rockville girl is located

Update, 11:20 a.m.: Keonta was located this evening, safe and unharmed, in Washington, according to Montgomery County police. Original post: Detectives from the Montgomery County police Family Crimes Division and 4th District officers are asking the public’s help in finding...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 28, 2010; 2:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Author J.D. Salinger dies

The elusive J.D. Salinger, author of "Catcher in the Rye," has died. Post Mortem has a look at how the world learned of Salinger's death and a preview of the obituary to come....

By Washington Post editors  | January 28, 2010; 1:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Metro approves a 10-cent fare increase

The Metro board has approved a 10 cent surcharge on all fares to avoid any service cuts through the end of June. The resolution proposed by board member Chris Zimmerman of Arlington does not call for any withdrawals from Metro's...

By Washington Post editors  | January 28, 2010; 1:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Complaint gets Anne Frank diary pulled

A complaint by a parent has prompted the Culpeper County school system to pull a version of Anne Frank’s diary off library shelves, according to the Star Exponent. Jim Allen, the county’s director of instruction, said the book, “The Diary...

By Washington Post editors  | January 28, 2010; 12:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
 
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Explosive device set on Virginia tracks

A small explosive device was set off Thursday on train tracks near James Madison University, but there were no reports of injuries. The explosion damaged the tracks but was not related to terrorism, said Rich Marianos of the Bureau of...

By Washington Post editors  | January 28, 2010; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Chain Bridge closures delayed

The District Department of Transportation says there will be no Chain Bridge closures this weekend. Snow is in forecast and temperatures will be too cold for concrete work....

By Washington Post editors  | January 28, 2010; 11:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Thursday morning roundup

Good morning. Many folks in our region are probably still analyzing President Obama's first State of the Union speech. Others are also taking a look at the speech given by Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, tapped to give the Republican...

By Washington Post editors  | January 28, 2010; 8:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Man charged in airplane incident

A New York man accused of trying to force open the cockpit and exit doors of a United Airlines flight on Saturday has been charged, authorities said Wednesday. Gregory Thomas Burns, 33, of Sydney Center, N.Y., was arrested Tuesday at...

By Erica Johnston  | January 27, 2010; 7:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Leonsis's path to ownership in doubt

Ted Leonsis has no exclusive right to purchase the NBA Wizards and Verizon Center, the holding company founded by the late sports entrepreneur Abe Pollin told employees in a memo Tuesday, throwing into doubt the future ownership of one...

By Terri Rupar  | January 27, 2010; 5:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
 
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State of the Union to close streets near the Capitol

Streets around the Capitol will be closed as President Obama delivers his State of the Union speech Wednesday night. Closings begin at 7 p.m. For more details check out the Get There blog....

By Washington Post editors  | January 27, 2010; 4:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Louis Auchincloss, chronicler of the privileged, dies

Louis Auchincloss, a chronicler of the old WASP world of power and privilege to which he belonged, died Tuesday. He was 92. Post Mortem has a look at the author of more than 60 books, including "The Rector of Justin"...

By Washington Post editors  | January 27, 2010; 3:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Tai Shan heads to panda base in China mountains

The National Zoo announced Wednesday that the exact destination next week for its departing giant panda, Tai Shan, will be the Bifengxia Panda Base just outside the city of Ya’an, in the mountains of south-central China. The base was opened...

By Washington Post editors  | January 27, 2010; 2:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Remains identified as missing VaTech student

Human remains found Tuesday on a farm southwest of Charlottesville have been conclusively identified as those of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, who went missing after an Oct. 17 rock concert, police said. The 20-year-old education major was last seen...

By Washington Post editors  | January 27, 2010; 11:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Teen dad sentenced in death of son

An 18-year-old Gaithersburg man has been sentenced to 20 years in connection with the death of his 2-year-old son. Darryl E. Powell was sentenced Wednesday in Montgomery County Circuit Court in connection with the death of his son Zjaire Williams....

By Washington Post editors  | January 27, 2010; 11:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Catania to run for a fourth term on council

D.C. Council member David A. Catania (I-At Large), has filed to run for a fourth term in this year's council election. The most prominent candidate vying against Catania is Rev. Anthony Motley, a close ally of D.C. Council member Marion...

By Washington Post editors  | January 27, 2010; 11:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Possible flooding for the District

The National Weather Service issued a coastal flooding warning Wednesday for the District of Columbia. The warning is in place until 6 p.m. and replaces the coastal flood advisory issued Tuesday evening. At 10:50 a.m. the National Weather Service had...

By Washington Post editors  | January 27, 2010; 11:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Montgomery holds budget forum

A budget forum will be held for Montgomery County residents from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda. The forum will be broadcast live. Residents can call or text their questions...

By Washington Post editors  | January 27, 2010; 10:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Man charged with campus sex assault

A 34-year-old man has been charged with rape and other offenses in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a student at the Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus on Monday. Crime Scene has the details....

By Washington Post editors  | January 27, 2010; 10:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Wednesday news roundup

Metro workers were agency veterans, Metro holds fare hearing, Michelle Obama's special guest. Your Wednesday news roundup.

By Washington Post editors  | January 27, 2010; 8:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Friday-Saturday snow threat evolving

FROM THE CAPITAL WEATHER GANG: What we're fairly confident of is that: 1) A storm center tracking eastward along the Gulf Coast during the day Friday will then track northeastward toward the North Carolina/South Carolina coast Friday night; 2) The...

By Mike McPhate  | January 27, 2010; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hagerstown man faces hearing on murder charges

A Hagerstown man is heading back to court on charges he killed the father of a teenage girl who wanted her dad murdered. Twenty-year-old Alec Eger has been in plea negotiations, but neither prosecutors nor his defense attorney would say...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 27, 2010; 6:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Updated: Takoma Park campus lockdown lifted

Montgomery College's Takoma Park campus is on lockdown

By Washington Post editors  | January 26, 2010; 4:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Evening news roundup

More details on Metro deaths, Rhee speaks, bubble wrap turns 50's. Your Tuesday evening news roundup.

By Washington Post editors  | January 26, 2010; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Dave Matthews Band to perform at Nats Park

The Dave Matthews Band is coming home this summer -- sort of. The band, formed in Charlotteville in 1991, will play at Nationals Park on Friday, July 23, along with the Zac Brown Band. Tickets and parking go on sale...

By Washington Post editors  | January 26, 2010; 4:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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250 people rally for health care

About 250 people gather on the steps of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce -- part of a rally in support of Obama's health care bill.

By Washington Post editors  | January 26, 2010; 1:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Pernell Roberts, Emily Lewis: The Daily Goodbye

A Washington Post blog of notable deaths, here in Washington and around the world.

By Washington Post editors  | January 26, 2010; 1:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Remains found near where student disappeared

Skeletal remains were found this morning in Albermarle County and police investigators are on the scene. Officials have not yet released details. But authorities and volunteers conducted multiple searches in the area after the Oct. 17 disappearance of Virginia Tech...

By Washington Post editors  | January 26, 2010; 12:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Red Line Metro stations reopen

Red Line Metro stations have reopened following an early morning accident in which two workers were killed.

By Washington Post editors  | January 26, 2010; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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O'Malley reschedules State of the State -- again

Gov. Martin O'Malley reschedules state of the state address for the second time.

By Washington Post editors  | January 26, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Two die in early morning fire in Fairfax

UPDATE: Two men died in an early morning house fire in Springfield, according to WTOP. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue spokesman Dan Schmidt said the men were found inside the home in the 5600 block of Heming Avenue. Their identities...

By Washington Post editors  | January 26, 2010; 9:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Tuesday news roundup

Two Metro workers are killed, Trouble at D.C.'s animal shelter A fast food diet for PG County?

By Washington Post editors  | January 26, 2010; 8:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Red Line service disrupted after fatal accident

Two Metro track workers were struck and killed by a piece of track equipment near the Rockville Metrorail station early Tuesday, officials said. Red Line Service will be disrupted during the morning rush hour as the incident is investigated. --...

By Mike McPhate  | January 26, 2010; 6:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Man charged in double slaying in Prince George's

A Glenarden man has been arrested in connection with a double homicide this month in the Landover area, Prince George’s County police said Monday night. Police said Marcus Gregory Newman, 27, of the 7900 block of Johnson Avenue was...

By Erica Johnston  | January 25, 2010; 10:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Reston man arrested on weapons charges in N.J.

The Associated Press is reporting that authorities in New Jersey have arrested a Virginia man on weapons charges after he fled from officers responding to a suspicious-person report early Monday. Wayne Forrest, the prosecutor in Somerset County, in central New...

By Erica Johnston  | January 25, 2010; 10:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Charles McC. Mathias Jr. dies

Charles McC. Mathias Jr., a three-term U.S. senator from Maryland who often clashed with his party’s leaders over court nominations, the Vietnam War and social issues as one of the last unabashed Republican liberals in the Senate, died Monday at his home in Chevy Chase. He had Parkinson’s disease.

By Eric Athas  | January 25, 2010; 8:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Man gets life sentence in I-95 slaying

A 37-year-old Temple Hills man was sentenced Monday to life without parole in connection with the killing of a man found fatally shot on Interstate 95, the Maryland state police said. Demetrius D. Lovelace was sentenced in Harford County...

By Erica Johnston  | January 25, 2010; 7:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Departure date set for Tai Shan

After four years, six months and four weeks as the National Zoo’s reigning prince of bears, Tai Shan, Washington’s beloved giant panda, will be leaving the place of his birth Feb. 4, Smithsonian Institution officials said Monday. Nine weeks after...

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 5:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Evening news roundup

Wizards' Crittenton cuts deal, thief with a shoe fetish, man pulls gun on D.C. Council member. Your Monday evening news roundup.

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Woman injured after two manhole covers erupt

A woman was injured after two manhole covers erupted into the air in Montgomery County on Monday afternoon, with one crashing through the front windshield of her car, according to initial accounts from police and fire officials. The motorist was...

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 4:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Wizards' Crittenton pleads guilty to gun charge

UPDATE: Wizards reserve guard Javaris Crittenton has pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor gun possession charge stemming from his locker room confrontation with Gilbert Arenas at the Verizon Center last month. *************** Wizards reserve guard Javaris Crittenton was charged Monday...

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 1:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety  | Tags:  Gilbert Arenas, Javaris Crittenton, gun charges, guns, wizards  
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Three injured in partial building collapse

Three people received minor injuries when part of a wall in a Southeast D.C. store collapsed on Monday, fire officials said. D.C. Fire and EMS said a wall at the Auto Zone at 3920 S. Capitol St. SE collapsed shortly...

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 12:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Officer accused of sexting with teen detained

An Anne Arundel County police lieutenant accused of “sexting” with a teenage girl has been ordered detained pending trial in federal court in Baltimore. Forty-seven-year-old Lt. James Cifala is charged with attempted receipt of child pornography. U.S. Magistrate Judge Beth...

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 12:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Guy Day, Joe the Barber: Today's Daily Goodbye

The Daily Goodbye: a roundup of notable deaths around the world. Today's entries include Guy Day and Joe the Barber.

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Partial building collapse in SW

The District Department of Fire and EMS is reporting a partial building collapse at 3920 S. Capitol St. SW. Officials said the building is being evacuated, and other nearby buildings appear unstable. Early reports say there are three minor injuries....

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Hundreds of shoes found dumped in a Md. creek

Police say a thief with a shoe fetish may have dumped hundreds of shoes in a Maryland creek.

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 11:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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National Archives bans cameras in main hall

Beginning in February, visitors will be prohibited from taking pictures of some the nation's most treasured documents housed in the main hall of the National Archives. Federal Eye reports that the ban has been implemented because flashes from cameras have...

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 11:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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More bus service for D.C. to N.Y. travelers

BoltBus, Washington Deluxe and DC2NY now will offer bus service from Union Station to New York, according to WJLA. The three companies, which already depart from other parts, will also provide bus service from the station's parking garage....

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 10:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Monday news roundup

Metro budget primer, D.C. priest returns after being feared dead in Haiti, fast thinking passengers intervene on Dulles to Vegas flight. Your Monday news roundup.

By Washington Post editors  | January 25, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Overnight rain, high winds cut power

Latest updates: The latest on outages in Maryland and Virginia. Original post, 6:30 a.m.: High winds and rain swept through the area overnight and downed numerous tree branches and electrical wires, leaving about 26,000 homes and businesses without power--most of...

By Washington Post Editor  | January 25, 2010; 6:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Weather  | Tags:  dominion power, pepco, power outages, storm, weather  
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D.C. priest from Haiti is back in the pulpit

The way parishioner Ociana Placide first heard it, the earthquake that struck Haiti had killed the Rev. Arsene Jasmin when he went to visit family there. Imagine her delight, then, when Jasmin returned to the Shrine of the Sacred...

By Erica Johnston  | January 24, 2010; 8:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Funerals begin for Appomattox shooting victims

Funerals have begun for eight people killed in a rampage at a quiet country homestead near Appomattox last week. About 100 cars filled the parking lot at a Lynchburg funeral home at a Sunday afternoon service for 15-year-old Appomattox resident...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 24, 2010; 4:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Virginia  | Tags:  Appomattox shootings  
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Men arrested in stabbing death of Potomac Marine

Baltimore Police say detectives have arrested three men accused in the stabbing death of a 20-year-old Marine. Police spokesman Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the men arrested Sunday morning were 26-year-old Michael Wiggins; 22-year-old Vernon Hadley; and 27-year-old Nicky Woodward....

By Washington Post Editors  | January 24, 2010; 12:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Maryland  | Tags:  Marine, stabbing death  
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