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  • Online shopping could bring thieves to your front door

    WASHINGTON — This Christmas, thieves are targeting online shoppers and doing their dirty work right at your front door. Capt. David Falcinelli, of the Montgomery County police, says, “Online shopping is huge.” But that gives thieves a huge…

  • Sleep safety campaign means fewer infant deaths in Md.

    WASHINGTON — More young lives are being saved in Maryland because parents are learning how to put their babies to sleep correctly. In 2007, 302 babies died unexpectedly in the state;  in 2013, 171 died…

  • Car Report: All I want for Christmas is a new Jaguar Coupe

    WASHINGTON — Hey, Santa Claus? It’s me, Mike Parris. I think I’ve been pretty good this year, so I want the new Jaguar F-Type R Coupe for Christmas. The one with 550-horsepower and a supercharged…

  • Time is running out to shop for Christmas

    WASHINGTON — While time is running out to get your Christmas shopping done, you can still get one or two pieces to finish your list. So, what are D.C.-area residents still looking for? “Electronics,” Xavier Alire…

  • Navy testing stealthy robot tuna

    WASHINGTON — It looks like a tuna and swims like a tuna, but the Navy’s “biomimetic autonomous artificial fish UUV” is an underwater drone that could protect fighting forces by going where people can’t or…

  • Thousands in Va. without power

    UPDATE 2:15 a.m. 12/22/2014: Dominion Power is now reporting only 13 outages in Northern Virginia. EARLIER: WASHINGTON — Thousands of people in Prince William County are without power on Sunday night. Dominion Power is reporting…

  • Neighbor talks about shooting before NYPD killings

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The ex-girlfriend of the man who ambushed two NYPD officers screamed for help after she was shot and said: “I can’t die like this, please please help me,” according to a…

  • Man barricaded inside Gaithersburg home

    UPDATE 10:54 p.m. 12/21/2014: The police say the man has given himself up, and area streets are being reopened. Update 53-year-old male has surrendered to police. Barricade event peacefully concluded. Streets being opened as perimeter…

  • Study: Weight gain isn’t as dramatic during holidays

    WASHINGTON — The holidays can be a big diet buster, or at least that’s the popular belief. However, the truth about holiday weight gain may be very different. Nutrition expert Travis Saunders takes on what…

  • Frederick authorities increasing presence at 2 schools

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement officials will have an increased presence at two Frederick County schools after rumors of threats that have so far been unsubstantiated rumors. The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said in…

  • Layman leads No. 17 Maryland past Oklahoma State

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Maryland passed another big test as it prepares for its first season in the rugged Big Ten. Jake Layman had 21 points and 11 rebounds and the No. 17 Terrapins beat…

  • Woman charged with fatally stabbing boyfriend in Md.

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore say they’ve charged a woman with fatally stabbing her boyfriend with a knife during an argument. Police say 29-year-old Trina Shannon Collins confessed to stabbing 31-year-old Devon McClound in…

  • Holiday donations needed for Hoggle family

    GERMANTOWN, Md. — Troy Turner had to do things differently when his two youngest children, Jacob and Sarah Hoggle, went missing in September. He took two months off work to search for them. He’s had…

  • No one injured in Baltimore school fire

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials are investigating after a fire at a school in Baltimore. Radio station WBAL-AM (http://bit.ly/1v8swvr ) reports the fire was reported Saturday evening at the Hazelwood Elementary-Middle School on Hazelwood Avenue. The…

  • No. 6 Virginia slams Harvard 76-27

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mike Tobey is the X factor for No. 6 Virginia, and when the 7-footer is a big factor, the Cavaliers are dangerous. Tobey scored a season-high 15 points, grabbed 10 rebounds…