An active-shooter scare Tuesday on the Bethesda, Maryland, campus of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center turned out to be a false alarm. But authorities had thought the threat was very real, despite the Navy saying on Twitter that it was just an “ad hoc drill.”
A Rockville, Maryland, man faces up to 10 years in prison after he entered a guilty plea on multiple charges related to child pornography, federal prosecutors said.
Wilson was killed and four others were injured July 16 in a spray of 76 bullets that prosecutors said were fired by four men. This month, a teen and a 25-year-old woman were the fifth and sixth people charged in the crime.
After spending 18 months in prison, just before the holidays, Anne Allen of Laurel, Maryland, is a free woman. A jury acquitted the former Walter Reed National Military Medical Center nurse who was in the midst of divorcing her husband, Scott Horn, 62, when he was killed.
Quanisha Latoya Ramsuer was arrested Tuesday on a warrant and is charged with felony obstruction of justice, according to court records. She also goes by the name of Latoya Quanisha, according to a D.C. Police source.
Judge Francis O’Brien heard testimony and evidence against Jitesh Patel, 42, of Woodbine, Maryland in a hearing Monday. After hours of testimony, she ruled there is probable cause Patel killed 40-year-old John Giandoni in March 2018.
A fifth person person has now been arrested in the shooting death of a 10-year-old girl, who was gunned down over the summer walking to an ice cream truck with a $5 bill in her hand.
The courtroom was packed Wednesday with family members of both Makiyah Wilson and the three accused gang members, who were ordered held without bond.
“We’re proud that Amazon has recognized all the tremendous things Virginia has to offer,” said Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam following the announcement that Amazon’s new headquarters will come to Northern Virginia.
“For our family, there will always be an empty chair at the dinner table,” said Susie Paul-de Leede who fought back tears talking about her father-in-law Johan de Leede. She called him the rock of their family.
The driver of the sedan that struck and killed 64-year-old Thomas Hendricks Hollowell of Arlington, Virginia, admitted responsibility for the hit-and-run crash.
The man at the head of a department being investigated for its construction of MGM National Harbor, where a child was injured this past summer, is leaving his position.
In videos posted on social media, Stephanie Chase Wheeler suddenly ignited, laying on the ground in the crowd – her upper body engulfed in flames as people nearby try to put them out.
The Associated Press reported that Tala and Rotana Farea’s mother told detectives that one day before the bodies were found last week, a Saudi Embassy official had called her and ordered that the family leave the U.S. because her daughters had applied for asylum.
Investigators are processing the car for any evidence, including fingerprints and bullet casings. Jerome Robinson of Southeast D.C. was killed last week during morning rush hour near Silver Hill Road.
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