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Maryland Terrapins cruise to 52-7 win over James Madison Dukes

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - C.J. Brown ran for three touchdowns and threw for another as Maryland cruised past James Madison 52-7 in both teams' ...  Visit website

Plane with unconscious pilot crashes in Atlantic Ocean southeast of Chincoteague Island

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) - The pilot of a small airplane lost consciousness while flying and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast on ...  Visit website

Defense shines as No. 7 UCLA beats Virginia 28-20

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense. Continue reading Seventh-ranked UCLA scored three defensive touchdowns in the second quarter Saturday ...  Visit website

Man's body found on Anacostia River Trail in Cottage City, Md.

CRIME By ABC 7 News August 30, 2014 - 04:53 pm Decrease Increase Text size COTTAGE CITY, Md. (WJLA) -- Responding to a call reporting an unconscious man lying ...  Visit website

First human case of West Nile virus reported in Maryland near D.C.

HEALTH By The Associated Press August 30, 2014 - 06:25 pm Decrease Increase Text size BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland health officials say the first case of the West Nile ...  Visit website

Falls Church boy, 14, arrested for sexually assaulting 8-year-old girl

CRIME By The Associated Press August 30, 2014 - 06:37 pm Decrease Increase Text size FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) - A 14-year-old boy has been arrested for sexually assaulting ...  Visit website

St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, first openly gay player drafted in NFL

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated ...  Visit website

Three teens seriously injured as car hits tree, flips over in Olney

OLNEY, Md. -- Three teenaged boys were seriously injured, one with life-threatening injuries, when the car they were in left the road and hit a ...  Visit website

Ferguson rally marks 3 weeks since Michael Brown was shot to death

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by ...  Visit website

Nationals hit 6 homers to beat Mariners 8-3

SEATTLE (AP) - Ian Desmond, Anthony Rendon, Wilson Ramos and Jayson Werth had never faced Felix Hernandez prior to Friday night. Continue reading They combined to hand ...  Visit website

Maryland, Virginia high school football scores

Friday's Scores in Maryland high school football: Continue reading Archbishop Wood, Pa. 34, Dematha 13 Avalon 33, The Potomac School, Va. 0 Euless Trinity, Texas 41, Eastern Christian 32 Georgetown ...  Visit website

Abdul Ewumi, D.C. man, gets 12 years for sledgehammer attack on co-worker in auto body shop

CRIME By The Associated Press August 30, 2014 - 10:33 am Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - A Washington man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison ...  Visit website

President Obama says workers, unions built a stronger middle class

NATION By The Associated Press August 30, 2014 - 11:39 am President addressed a Labor Day rally in 2013. AP file photo Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - President ...  Visit website

Iran's president dodges question on detained Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian

CAIRO (AP) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declined to specifically discuss the case of a detained Washington Post journalist during a nationally televised news conference ...  Visit website

Fires force Marriott Wardman Park Hotel guests to relocate

D.C. August 30, 2014 - 01:26 pm Engine 21 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Saturday morning. Photo: DCFD Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP/WJLA) - Guests at the Marriott ...  Visit website

McDonnell trial: Key issues to be weighed by jurors in court spectacle

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) – Remember, this all could have been avoided. Continue reading Had former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell simply accepted a plea deal late last year ...  Visit website

Consumer news: Least expensive Labor Day gas prices since 2010; Uber expands to more cities; Abercrombie & Fitch ditches logo on clothing

Least expensive Labor Day gas prices since 2010, according to forecast Continue reading (ABC News) - Americans behind the wheel may get some relief in their wallet ...  Visit website

Davis slam carries Orioles past Twins 9-1

BALTIMORE (AP) - If one was to judge Chris Davis' season solely by comparing his current numbers to last year's figures, it would appear as ...  Visit website

3 confirmed, 9 suspected cases of whooping cough among students in Montgomery Co. Public school

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WJLA) – Parents, be on the lookout for symptoms of whooping cough in your children. Continue reading Montgomery County Public Schools sent a letter ...  Visit website

Voter Apathy Must overcome by D.C. Mayoral Candidates

WASHINGTON (AP) — On Nov. 4, District of Columbia residents will elect the seventh mayor in the city’s history — at least, a few of them will. ...  Visit website

Md. Looks To Rebound From Low Primary Turnout

Get Breaking News First Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning. Sign Up ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Democrats and Republicans were equally unenthusiastic about voting in ...  Visit website

Breaking News: Secret Service are searching for car linked to possible threat made against Obama

Secret Service and Connecticut State Police are looking for a silver 2014 Volkswagen Jetta driven by a man that might be armed with assault rifle ...  Visit website

Volcanoes erupt in Papua New Guinea and Iceland: Locals evacuate, some international flights disrupted

Papua New Guinea's Tavurvur volcano erupts Continue reading CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Several communities were evacuated and some international flights were diverted Friday after a volcanic eruption ...  Visit website

Prosecutors' closing argument: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WJLA) - Prosecutors urged jurors on Friday to focus on two questions at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and ...  Visit website

Labor Day weekend planner: Aug. 29-Sept. 1

FRIDAY Continue reading • Dueling rappers Drake and Lil Wayne hit Jiffy Lube with quite the distinctive show. Bristow Va., 7 p.m. (Details: http://bit.ly/1tfSHVi). • Homegrown wine Old ...  Visit website

Feral cat on the loose inside a Glen Burnie elementary school forces its closure

EDUCATION By ABC 7 News August 29, 2014 - 10:19 am Students wait on the playground after school is closed due to a loose feral cat inside. (Photo: ...  Visit website

NIH Scientist: Ebola outbreak traced back to infection of one human by a lone animal

BETHESDA, Md. (WJLA) - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced Friday that the deadly 2014 outbreak of Ebola across the world can now be ...  Visit website

Social media explodes over President Obama's tan suit

POLITICS August 29, 2014 - 11:41 am President Barack Obama speaks in the White House Briefing Room, Aug. 28, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Photo: ABC News) Decrease Increase ...  Visit website

Pilot killed in western Virginia F-15 crash identified, was decorated combat veteran

DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) - The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat ...  Visit website

Section of Route 1 closed in Alexandria after two electrical poles fall over

COMMUTE August 29, 2014 - 01:16 pm Electric poles fell over into the roadway in Old Town Alexandria, prompting police to close part of Route 1. (Photo: ...  Visit website

Celebrity Buzz: Justin Bieber behavior ripped by SNL alum Bill Hader

Today's pop-culture roundup includes a prolific punk, the return of Han Solo, the return of Britney Spears to the dating market, the MDA telethon, our ...  Visit website

Tony Stewart returning to NASCAR racing Sunday for first time since crash that killed Kevin Ward Jr.

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Speaking quietly and his voice trembling, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said Friday that the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect ...  Visit website

Man arrested after barricading himself inside a Holiday Inn in College Park

CRIME August 29, 2014 - 05:17 am Decrease Increase Text size COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJLA) - A man barricaded himself inside a local hotel in Prince George's County, ...  Visit website

National Book Festival starts Saturday in D.C.

ENTERTAINMENT August 29, 2014 - 05:26 am Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - New events are being added to this year's National Book Festival, including a discussion ...  Visit website

Farewell, Arch! After 40 years on the air, Arch Campbell gives his final movie review

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) – This is my final report on ABC 7 News. I hope to leave you with something short and helpful. Continue reading This week ...  Visit website

Police: Md. tattoo artist sexually assaulted teen client in private design studio

DAMASCUS, Md. (WJLA) - A local tattoo artist is accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old client while inking her body. Continue reading Investigators say Mark Matthews, 35, ...  Visit website

Prince William County Police investigate sex assault in Gainesville near Lee Highway

GAINESVILLE, Va. (WJLA) - Prince William County Police were searching for a man who attacked and sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman in Gainesville Wednesday night. Continue ...  Visit website

President Obama: Blames Russia for Ukraine violence, weighs Syria strikes, touts economic growth

WASHINGTON (WJLA/AP) - President Barack Obama is blaming Russia for the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine. Continue reading President Obama White House speech - Part 2 UKRAINE: ...  Visit website

Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash in George Washington National Forest

DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) - The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing ...  Visit website

Rockville father meets everyday heroes who saved his life

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WJLA) – It was a very special birthday for Michael Liu on Thursday. Continue reading "It's not really a big milestone in any sort of ...  Visit website

RG III, Cousins sit, Redskins beat Bucs 24-10

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Kirk Cousins didn't get a chance to add any fuel to the idea that there is an unlikely quarterback controversy brewing ...  Visit website

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