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Environmental inspectors at the Rockwool insulation construction site have found 10 potential sinkholes at the Jefferson County, West Virginia, location where a controversial 24-hour-a-day manufacturing plant is being built.
As local and state officials consider what can be done to improve pedestrian safety, the head of public schools says a proven technique is already being used: Teach the kids.
Find out how people in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. were killed when a teen was behind the wheel.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers in District Court agreed Officer 1st Class Ryan Macklin, 29, would remain in custody until a bond hearing Oct. 26. He’s pleaded not guilty; charging documents released say he told the woman “to drive behind a nearby store.”
As part of an agreement with prosecutors, the 64-year-old entered a guilty plea to one count of sex abuse of a minor Monday in Montgomery County Court and was sentenced to 90 days in jail.
The two defendants in the April 2017 death of Marty McMillan Jr. were live-in boyfriend and girlfriend at the time, but never looked at each other while pleading not guilty at their arraignments in D.C. Superior Court.
A popular and long-lasting local record store said times are tough, and the owner believes politics has something to do with it.
Among the questions being debated as the Rockwool insulation factory is being built in Jefferson County, West Virginia, is: “Will the emissions make people sick?”
Big name casinos and slot machine makers seem ready to make a concerted push in Virginia’s General Assembly.
Brian Welsh, 38, of Herndon, Virginia, remains the sole suspect in the January shooting deaths of 65-year-old Mala Manwani and her 32-year-old son, Rishi.
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, amid scrutiny and criticism over Wuerl’s handling of sex abuse claims dating back decades, when he led Pittsburgh’s archdiocese.
Family members of Wendy Martinez, who was fatally stabbed Sept. 18 while out for a run in her Logan Circle neighborhood, had flown in from Florida for the preliminary hearing. Approximately a dozen family and friends of the defendant, 23-year-old Anthony Crawford, were also in the courtroom.
The Metro Chief Safety Officer said that after the man fell from the top of the escalator, he was dragged up from the bottom a short distance, then the escalator shut off, sending him to the bottom again.
The Rockwool company, which is building a controversial insulation plant in Ranson, West Virginia, has been cited by the state environmental agency for failing to ensure against stormwater runoff.