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Three shot in bar fight in Odenton

An-early morning bar fight in Odenton left three people with gunshot wounds, Anne Arundel County police said. Police arrived at My Place Bar and Lounge about 1:45 a.m. Saturday after receiving a report that a man was shot in the...

By Derek Kravitz  | November 27, 2010; 10:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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2nd man charged in Trinidad shooting

A second District man has been arrested and charged in this month’s shooting death of a high school student. Larnell Allen, 19, was arrested Friday and charged in connection with the Nov. 8 killing of Joseph Alonzo Sharps Jr. Sharps,...

By Derek Kravitz  | November 27, 2010; 10:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Officer shot in Baltimore

Police say three people will likely face charges after the shooting of a Baltimore police officer.

By Associated Press  | November 27, 2010; 6:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Southbound Third St. tunnel reopened

The Third Street tunnel's southbound lanes are closed after an accident in the tunnel, and the incident is causing major delays, authorities said. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

By Luke Rosiak  | November 27, 2010; 2:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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One dead in Burtonsville crash

Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal one-car crash early Saturday in Burtonsville. Officials say a car driven by Rahul Sharma, 25, of Clarksville was traveling eastbound on Dustin Road just after 2 a.m. when it left the road and...

By Washington Post editors  | November 27, 2010; 10:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Man found shot in Southwest

A man was shot in the chest Friday night and found inside of a Southwest Washington home, D.C. police said. Officers are investigating a shooting where the victim was found wounded inside a residence in the 200 block of K...

By Clarence Williams  | November 26, 2010; 8:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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6 charged with sex assault of D.C. student

D.C. police arrested six juveniles Tuesday and charged them with the sexual assault of a female Dunbar High School student on the Northwest campus, officials said.

By Clarence Williams  | November 26, 2010; 6:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Va. chocolate company sued

Bitter rivals on store shelves in the candy aisle may also duke it out in court. The Hershey Co. sued Mars Inc. this week. The maker of Hershey's and Reese's chocolate candies says the rival maker of Snickers, M&Ms and...

By Associated Press  | November 26, 2010; 2:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Gifts for the transit geek: D.C.'s blogs

Good afternoon. Hope you had a fabulousThanksgiving and that you're happily feasting away on leftovers. In today's selection of posts we've got advice for working off some of your Thanksgiving meal as well as some gift buying tips. After all,...

By Lori Aratani  | November 26, 2010; 1:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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3 cheetahs return to the National Zoo

Three male cheetahs are returning to their home at the National Zoo after spending time in Front Royal at the Zoo's Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, officials announced Friday.

By Washington Post editors  | November 26, 2010; 11:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Greenbelt expands smoking ban

The Greenbelt City Council voted Monday to expand the city's ban on smoking inside recreational facilities like the city's swimming pool and dog park, and a ban on smoking near all public buildings might not be far behind The Gazette...

By Washington Post editors  | November 26, 2010; 9:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Tree lighting ceremonies around D.C.

Tree lighting ceremonies are beginning in the Washington area. On Friday, the city of Alexandria is having its tree lighting in Market Square. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m., and there will be a community sing-along following the tree lighting....

By Associated Press  | November 26, 2010; 9:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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A.M. headlines around the D.C. region

Here's our morning collection of some of the top headlines from other news sources in D.C., Virginia and Maryland. Come back to PostLocal for updates on all the top headlines of the day. The Examiner Va. business owners sentenced for...

By Washington Post editors  | November 26, 2010; 6:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Woman critically injured in Va. accident

A woman was struck and critically injured by a vehicle Wednesday night as she crossed a street in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County after shopping, police said. Officers were investigating the incident on Route 1 near Dawn Drive about...

By Clarence Williams  | November 24, 2010; 11:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Thanksgiving eating styles: D.C.'s blogs

Good afternoon. If you're office is anything like mine, you're probably looking at a lot of empty cubicles right now. Indeed, the Thanksgiving getaway is well under way. But D.C.-area bloggers are still working hard. In between packing their suitcase...

By Lori Aratani  | November 24, 2010; 3:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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D.C. teen to be extradited to Md.

Extradition has been granted for a D.C. teenager who Montgomery County police call a potential suspect in the slaying of an American University professor at her Bethesda home. On Wednesday, D.C. Superior Court Chief Judge Lee Satterfield ordered 18-year-old Deandrew...

By Associated Press  | November 24, 2010; 3:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Slow going at the P St. Whole Foods?

Last minute Thanksgiving cooks hoping to pick up some extra potatoes or a pumpkin pie might find themselves in for a long wait if they were planning to shop at Whole Foods on P Street, NW, DCist reports. The power...

By DCist  | November 24, 2010; 3:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Annapolis principal loses bet, eats worms

Broadneck Elementary School students had a bet with their principal, Alison Andre Lee. If they read for 100,000 minutes collectively in one week, she would eat worms. Once the students met their reading goals, Lee stepped up, Tina Reed of...

By Annapolis Capital  | November 24, 2010; 12:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Va. jury convicts 5 men in pirate case

Update: 12:15 p.m. Virginia jury has convicted five Somali men on 14 charges stemming from April attack on US Navy ship. Earlier post: Jurors resumed their deliberations Wednesday in the piracy trial of five Somali men accused in the armed...

By Associated Press  | November 24, 2010; 11:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Salmonella outbreak sickens 8 in Md.

Salmonella sickened eight people at Homewood at Crumland Farms nursing home in Frederick from July to early this month, according to the Frederick County Health Department, the Frederick News-Post reports. One person died after being hospitalized for salmonella, although Homewood's...

By Washington Post editors  | November 24, 2010; 11:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Lori's A.M. Buzz: Pack the car, or your gut

It's the day before Thanksgiving and if your suitcase isn't packed, your refrigerator probably is. Soon, we hope, it'll be your stomach that will be full. For those heading out of town: We're here to help.

By Lori Aratani  | November 24, 2010; 8:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Another call for Johnson to quit council

Prince George's County council member Will Campos (D) has become the fifth county legislator to urge Leslie Johnson to give up her just-won seat on the nine-member panel because of the corruption charges she is facing.

By Miranda Spivack  | November 24, 2010; 7:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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A.M. headlines from the D.C. region

Here's our morning collection of some of the top headlines from other news sources in D.C., Virginia and Maryland. Come back to PostLocal.com for updates on all the top headlines of the day.

By Washington Post staff  | November 24, 2010; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Man charged in second death

A 19-year-old man who already had been charged in one fatal shooting in the District this month was arrested Tuesday and charged in a second -- the killing of a 17-year-old high school student who was on his way to...

By Clarence WIlliams and Martin Weil  | November 24, 2010; 2:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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People injured in Metrobus crash

Update, 7:20 p.m.: None of the injuries appear to be serious. About a dozen people were injured Tuesday evening in a collision involving a Metrobus in Southeast Washington, authorities said. The collision occurred about 6:30 p.m. in the 2800 block...

By Martin Weil  | November 23, 2010; 6:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Va. cyclist dies from injuries in crash

Fairfax County police say the bicyclist involved in a crash on Nov. 14 has died, WUSA 9 reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 23, 2010; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Save the azaleas! D.C.-area blogs

Good afternoon. Once the season moves into high gear, I know it's easy to get burned out on the holidays. So today I'm offering a hybrid collection of posts from the D.C.-area blogosphere. Some are Thanksgiving-related (including some great conversation...

By Lori Aratani  | November 23, 2010; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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MoCo schools win fed prize for excellence

Montgomery County Schools is one of seven recipients of the 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality award, a federal prize administered by the Commerce Department that recognizes companies and organizations for excellence, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced Tuesday.

By Michael Birnbaum  | November 23, 2010; 3:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Tiger dies at the Virginia Zoo

fficials at the Virginia Zoo are mourning the loss of their second Siberan tiger, the (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot reports. Shaka Khan died of bone cancer on Friday, and the zoo announced the death Monday. Her sister, Shere Khan, died in May, also of cancer. They lived 18 years and became popular attractions after gas station owners and school groups raised money for a tiger exhibit.

By Washington Post editors  | November 23, 2010; 2:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Pr. William courthouse reopens

A portion of the Prince William County Courthouse was blocked off Tuesday after an employee opened a piece of mail containing a suspicious white powder, Manassas Fire officials said.

By Jennifer Buske  | November 23, 2010; 2:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Arlington has lowest unemployment rate

The lowest unemployment rate in the Washington region continues to be in Arlington County, with a jobless rate of 3.9 percent in September, the Washington Business Journal reports. The Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that every county in...

By Washington Post editors  | November 23, 2010; 2:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Bed bugs still plaguing GWU dorms

The George Washington University has recorded six cases of bed bugs in five student dormitories so far this semester, GWU’s the Hatchet reported Saturday. GWU officials launched an investigation after students noticed bite marks that remained on their bodies even...

By Washington Post editors  | November 23, 2010; 2:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Prostitution arrest at Linthicum hotel

Police in Anne Arundel County arrested an Arizona woman last week on suspicion of prostitution after they found her in a Linthicum hotel room with condoms and over $1,000 in cash, the Baltimore Sun reports. Police found the woman while...

By Washington Post editors  | November 23, 2010; 2:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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2 Va. school systems under investigation

Two Virginia school systems are being investigated for possible civil-rights violations, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. The U.S. Department of Education says it is investigating Henrico County Public Schools to determine if it discriminates against African American students. The department's Office...

By Washington Post editors  | November 23, 2010; 10:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Three injured in Metrobus accident

Three people have suffered minor injuries after a truck crashed into the back of a Metrobus. Metro spokeswoman Cathy Asato says the accident happened around 8:20 a.m. Tuesday at Good Hope and Naylor roads in southeast Washington.

By Associated Press  | November 23, 2010; 10:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Lori's A.M. Buzz: Free food. Enough said.

Good morning. The warmest day of the week will be . . . today. The Capital Weather Gang says temperatures are expected to be in the high 60's (parts of the area might even hit 70.) But we won't see...

By Lori Aratani  | November 23, 2010; 8:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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A.M. headlines around the D.C. region

Here's our morning collection of some of the top headlines from other news sources in D.C., Virginia and Maryland. Come back to PostLocal.com for updates on all the top headlines of the day.

By Jane Elizabeth  | November 23, 2010; 7:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Fire starts near Vietnam memorial

A fire broke out late Monday at a small structure near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

By Martin Weil  | November 23, 2010; 12:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Man found dead in NW D.C. home after fire

A body was discovered Monday afternoon in a home in the 3600 block of 16th Street NW after firefighters put out a blaze, D.C. Fire and EMS reported.

By Washington Post editors  | November 22, 2010; 5:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Student pilot violates D.C. air space

Military officials say U.S. fighter jets have intercepted a small plane that crossed into restricted airspace in the Washington area.

By Associated Press  | November 22, 2010; 5:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Va. Tech lawsuit to move forward

A judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the families of two students slain in the mass shootings at Virginia Tech against school officials can go forward. After Monday’s hearing, a trial was tentatively set for September.

By Associated Press  | November 22, 2010; 3:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Woman dies from injuries in NW D.C. fire

A woman who suffered serious burns in house fire in Northwest last week died Monday from her injuries, WTOP reports. Ida Thomspson, 92, died at Washington Hospital Center. Thompson was taken from the second-floor bedroom of a house in the...

By Washington Post editors  | November 22, 2010; 3:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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A liquid Thanksgiving? D.C.'s blogs

Good afternoon. And the countdown begins. Have you scored your turkey? Your bag of fresh cranberries? If you're already feeling overwhelmed, no worries. In today's selection of posts from the D.C. area blogosphere, we've got some tips on where to...

By Lori Aratani  | November 22, 2010; 3:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Sentencing for drug, gun sales at Metro

A U.S. District Court Judge has sentenced a 23-year-old Mount Airy man to 30 months in prison for selling guns and drugs to an undercover police officer on multiple occasions at the Bethesda Metro station, officials said Monday. Authorities said...

By Washington Post editors  | November 22, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Guilty verdict in Chandra Levy murder

Ingmar Guandique, charged with killing Chandra Levy in 2001 has been found guilty of first degree murder. Guandique, 29, was charged with two counts of first-degree felony murder. Levy, 24, went missing May 1, 2001, and her body was found...

By Washington Post editors  | November 22, 2010; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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MontCo. considers relaxing noise rules

A Montgomery County Council committee is scheduled to take up a bill Monday that could relax noise restrictions near the outdoor Strathmore Hall and potentially lift them altogether for the streets of downtown Silver Spring and Bethesda, TBD.com reports. Montgomery...

By Washington Post editors  | November 22, 2010; 11:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Brush fire near Beltway in College Park

There is a brush fire on the outer loop of the Beltway under the I-95 overpass in College Park, according to Prince George's County Fire and EMS. Expect traffic delays in the area.

By Washington Post editors  | November 22, 2010; 10:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Va. boy may have found Civil War sword

A week after receiving a metal detector for his seventh birthday, Lucas Hall's gift is already paying dividends for the first-grader. While metal detecting with his father, Gary, on private property outside Berryville, Lucas had a feeling the two needed to stop and look. Buried six inches deep was a sword thought to have been used during the Civil War.

By Associated Press  | November 22, 2010; 10:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Loudoun Co. launches deer lottery

The Loudoun County parks department is holding a different kind of lottery this year -- one where the winners get a chance to hunt deer, the Washington Examiner reports. After spending four years studying the health of deer at Banshee...

By Washington Post editors  | November 22, 2010; 10:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Lori's A.M. Buzz: Ready for a short week

Yes, folks it's Thanksgiving week -- already. And we've got everything you need to help you cook up a delicious meal, find holiday shopping deals, or get you out of town as quickly and safely as possible.

By Lori Aratani  | November 22, 2010; 8:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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A.M. headlines from around the region

Here's our morning collection of some of the top headlines from other news sources in D.C., Virginia and Maryland. Come back to PostLocal.com for updates on all the top headlines of the day.

By Jane Elizabeth  | November 22, 2010; 7:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Gaithersburg man dies in crash

A 33-year-old Gaithersburg man was fatally injured Sunday after he lost control of the motorcycle he was riding in upper Montgomery County, the county police said. Police said Larry Daniel Talley, of the 14500 block of Jones Lane, was...

By Martin Weil  | November 21, 2010; 10:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Off-duty officer stabbed in Prince George's

An off-duty Prince George's County police officer was stabbed Saturday while trying to arrest a man at a restaurant, county police said. They said the incident occurred while the officer was working "secondary employment" in uniform at a restaurant...

By Martin Weil  | November 21, 2010; 8:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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