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One pedestrian killed per week in D.C. area

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  • Amtrak suspends service in New England region

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak has announced that it will suspend rail service in the New England region and modify service between New York and Washington on Tuesday due to snowy conditions. Amtrak announced Monday evening…

  • Police: Man Tried to Kiss Uber Driver, Then Stole Her Phone

    A drunk Arlington resident tried to kiss the driver of his Uber ride then stole her phone when his unwanted advances were rebuffed, according to Arlington County police. The incident happened just after 6:00 p.m. Saturday…

  • Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking details of a covert mission to derail Iran’s nuclear program in a case that, until the eve of the trial, was as…

  • Police identify officer who fatally shot knife-wielding man

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have identified the officer who fatally shot a knife-wielding man who had been threatening to kill members of his family. Police on Monday identified the officer as 30-year-old Donald Gaff.…

  • Va. Senate committee defeats gun control proposals

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A series of gun control measures has been defeated by a Republican-controlled Virginia Senate committee. The Senate Courts of Justice panel voted Monday against bills aimed at beefing up Virginia’s gun…

  • Police charge teen in Md. triple shooting

    WASHINGTON — The Prince George’s County Police Department has charged a 16-year-old after they say he shot two other teenagers inside his Clinton, Maryland, home. Delano Dunmore, of the 7900 block of Clendinnen Drive, is…

  • LEBANON: Add Ski Report

    SOUTHEAST Maryland Wisp — Mon 5:42 am 1 new MG machine groomed 21-22 base 27 of 35 trails 78% open, 9 of 13 lifts, Mon: 9a-5p, Tue-Fri: 9a-9 Sat: 9a-9p Sun: 9a-5p North Carolina Appalachian…

  • Dog linked to attacks in Culpeper County captured, killed

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Authorities searching for a pit bull that attacked and injured two children and an adult in Culpeper County have captured and put down the animal. Sheriff’s deputies tell media outlets the…

  • Freight train kills pedestrian outside Culpeper

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a 27-year-old man Virginia man who was hit by a CSX freight train south of Culpeper. According to media reports, state police Sgt.…

  • Unbeatens Kentucky, Virginia still sit atop AP Top 25 poll

    There’s no argument among AP Top 25 voters about the top two teams in the country. Things get a bit trickier at the bottom of the rankings. For the third straight week, Kentucky and Virginia…

  • Summers in Courthouse to Reopen

    Salt and pepper shakers are still on the tables at Summers Grill and Sports Bar, which closed at the end of last month, and customers will soon join them. The restaurant, which opened in 1982…

  • Two Maryland boys fight for life after falling through an icy pond

    WASHINGTON – Two Maryland families are standing by at the hospital, waiting for their kids to recover after falling through the ice of a Baltimore pond. Four kids playing behind Landsdowne High school around 1:30 p.m.…

  • Md. woman held without bail in Christmas Eve slaying

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A 19-year-old New York woman will be held without bail on charges of first- and second-degree murder stemming from the fatal shooting of a Hagerstown woman whose body was found on…

  • Reston Real Estate: Just Sold

    This is a sponsored post form Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. Only nine properties went from pending to sold in Reston last week. That small number is consistent with the very sluggish November/December numbers…

  • College lacrosse player found dead in dorm room

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Johns Hopkins University freshman lacrosse player was found dead in his dorm room on Sunday night. University officials have identified the student as Jeremy Huber. The Baltimore Police Department is currently…