A tornado touched down in Fairfax County, Virginia on Friday evening, bringing down trees and power lines in the Reston area — where severe damage led to a home being condemned.
Parents argued that the OSSE’s May report falsely accusing dozens of families with children enrolled at Duke Ellington School of the Arts of residency fraud has traumatized students, tied up families in desperate and frustrating attempts to prove their D.C. residency, and hurt private fundraising.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the first and more powerful quake was centered about 7 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, with a population of about 300,000. People ran from their offices or took cover under desks. The 5.7 aftershock arrived within minutes, followed by a series of smaller quakes.
The devastation left by Hurricane Michael in several states is still coming into focus, with coastal Florida cities destroyed beyond recognition, and homes, businesses and agriculture torn or swamped from Georgia to Virginia.
These aerial images from NOAA offer a stark look at how there’s nothing left in some parts where houses once stood.
Hurricane Florence is lashing cities along the Carolina shore with winds of up to 90 miles per hour. Watch a livestream from near the shore.
WASHINGTON — Police are asking for help in finding the suspect responsible for damage to several cars and homes in Charles County earlier this week. During the overnight hours of July 28 into July 29,…
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