BREAKING NEWS Jamyra Gallmon and Dominque Johnson enter guilty pleas in connection with the stabbing death at the Donovan Hotel.
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1 dead after apparent road rage on I-295

Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier says a shooting on northbound I-295 was an apparent case of road rage. One person is dead and another wounded.

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    WASHINGTON — Two women have pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of a D.C. lawyer. Jamyra Gallmon and Dominque Johnson entered guilty pleas in connection with the Feb. 10 stabbing death of David Messerschmitt at the Donovan Hotel.…

  • One dead, one wounded in apparent road rage shooting on I-295

    WASHINGTON — One person is dead and another is wounded following an apparent road rage incident on northbound Interstate 295. The shooting and subsequent investigation shut down northbound Interstate 295 in D.C. near the Naval Research…

  • Students may have to re-test after hundreds of SATs get lost

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Parents say hundreds of SAT tests taken by Virginia students at a high school were lost in the mail, leaving students in a bind. WJLA-TV (http://bit.ly/1J7X1fM) reports tests are missing for…

  • Elevator problem closes Washington Monument

    WASHINGTON — An electrical issue connected to the elevator forced the closure of the Washington Monument Thursday morning. No visitors are being allowed in the monument, either in the elevator or at the observation level,…

  • Weekend Fun Nearby: Herndon Festival

    Sign of summer: The 35th annual Herndon Festival kicks off Thursday night. This four-day street fair is fun for the whole family, with rides, beer trucks, a wine garden, food vendors and some new special…

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