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Buses will replace trains between red line Metro stations NoMa-Gallaudet and Fort Totten this weekend

WASHINGTON (AP) - Metro says free shuttle buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend. Continue reading Metro says beginning Saturday and ...  Visit website

Virginia Back-to-School sales tax holiday starts Friday

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is giving shoppers a break on buying back-to-school supplies. Continue reading Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office says the annual back-to-school sales tax holiday ...  Visit website

Christopher Thomas Huott, former swim coach, founder Maryland Suburban Swim Club, to plead guilty to child abuse

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WJLA) – A former local swim coach from Laurel accused of sexually abusing a young girl in the 1980s is expected to plead ...  Visit website

1 injured in MPD officer-involved shooting in D.C.

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - A man was shot in D.C. late Tuesday in an officer-involved shooting. Continue reading The shooting occurred in the 2500 block of Minnesota Ave ...  Visit website

About 100 unaccompanied children from Central America enroll in Montgomery County schools

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - About 100 unaccompanied children who have crossed the border from Central America have enrolled in Montgomery County schools. Continue reading The Montgomery County ...  Visit website

Ten sexy things President Warren Harding told his mistress

WASHINGTON (ABC News) - Around a thousand pages of often erotic correspondence between President Warren Harding and his mistress of 15 years, Carrie Phillips, were ...  Visit website

Orioles beat Angels 7-6 in 12 innings

BALTIMORE (AP) - Manny Machado homered off Cory Rasmus leading off the 12th inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 7-6 victory over the Los ...  Visit website

MCPS Board of Ed. tosses credit cards, overhauls spending practices

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WJLA) - Montgomery County's Board of Education is radically changing the way it spends your money. Continue reading During a meeting Monday evening, the board ...  Visit website

South Carolina mom faces felony charge for letting girl play in park

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) - Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised ...  Visit website

Alvarez, Marlins beat Nats for 6th straight win

MIAMI (AP) - Henderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Continue ...  Visit website

?Good Morning Guy? Robert Gordon makes Clarendon Metro riders smile

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) – If you commute to work on Metro, you probably know the men and women who hand out the free Express newspapers. ...  Visit website

'We have no plans to impeach the President,' Speaker Boehner says

WASHINGTON (WJLA) — Republican House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that the House has "no plans to impeach" President Barack Obama. Continue reading As ABC 7's Scott ...  Visit website

New FBI headquarters: Greenbelt, Landover, Franconia make shortlist of finalists

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation would move its headquarters from a storied, decades-old home in the nation's capital to a new location ...  Visit website

Body of child stowaway found in U.S. military cargo plane at Air Force base

WASHINGTON (AP) - The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo jet that ...  Visit website

Whale watching boat stranded at sea all night with Falls Church family aboard

BOSTON, Mass. (AP) — They weren't castaways, but like the tourists on Gilligan's Island, a group of whale watchers expecting only a three-hour tour got ...  Visit website

President Obama imposes tough, new sanctions against Russia

WASHINGTON (AP/WJLA) - President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move by the U.S. ...  Visit website

Senate confirms Robert McDonald as new Veterans Affairs secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission ...  Visit website

Judge delays his ruling from taking effect against D.C. handgun ban

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge who struck down the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home has stopped his ruling from ...  Visit website

Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens in Africa

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials ...  Visit website

America Bus & Limousine?s dangerous safety record uncovered after passenger filmed local driver using iPad behind the wheel

BRENTWOOD, Md. (WJLA) – Customers of local tour bus company were alarmed after a passenger caught the driver on camera continually fiddling with his iPad ...  Visit website

Garen Smith, Missouri woman, charged with sexually abusing 15-year-old Gaithersburg boy she met through Xbox

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WJLA) -- A 28-year-old Missouri woman has been charged with sexually abusing a 15-year-old Gaithersburg boy. Continue reading Police say Garen Smith met the alleged ...  Visit website

Red light traffic cameras generate big revenue for local governments across D.C. region

WASHINGTON (AP) - Data from AAA Mid-Atlantic show red light cameras are raising big money for local governments. Continue reading ABC 7 news partner WTOP reports that ...  Visit website

Car crashes into Landover Hlls McDonald's drive-thru following a carjacking

LANDOVER HILLS, Md. (WJLA) – A car crashed into a McDonald’s in Prince George's County early Tuesday following an apparent carjacking. Continue reading A man was sitting ...  Visit website

Montgomery County officials dodge controversey with new turf field plan

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - Montgomery County officials are avoiding a fight between the school system and the county's major recreational youth soccer group.The Washington Post ...  Visit website

U.S. Senate to vote Tuesday on highway transportation legislation three days before deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate is set to take up legislation to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before ...  Visit website

Chuck Brown's final album, 'Beautiful Life,' due for release in August

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - The final album of D.C. music legend Chuck Brown is due to be released next month, giving fans a chance to star ...  Visit website

Jeff McKay, Lee District supervisor, says renovated Springfield Mall will open in October as scheduled

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (WJLA) – Northern Virginia residents won’t have to wait much longer to visit the renovated Springfield Mall—the new Springfield Town Center is less ...  Visit website

Gray set to sign bill banning styrofoam containers

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mayor Vincent Gray plans to sign a bill that would ban the use of plastic foam food containers in the District of ...  Visit website

Opening statements set for Tuesday in former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife Maureen corruption trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Opening statements are scheduled in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. Continue reading Prosecutors and defense ...  Visit website

Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run in northwest D.C.

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – A pedestrian was struck in a hit-and-run incident in northwest D.C. early Tuesday. Continue reading Metropolitan police said the crime occurred in the 800 ...  Visit website

George Washington University, University of Maryland presidents to testify on Corcoran Gallery merger

WASHINGTON (AP) - The presidents of George Washington University and the University of Maryland have been called to testify on their merger talks with the ...  Visit website

Ezra Porter, former MetroAccess driver charged with sexual assault, trial begins Tuesday

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJLA) – The trial of a former MetroAccess driver charged with sexual assault is scheduled to begin Tuesday. Continue reading Ezra Porter Jr., is ...  Visit website

D.C. asks for stay of court order that struck down handgun carrying ban

WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawyers for the District of Columbia asked a federal judge on Monday to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban ...  Visit website

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

NEW YORK (AP) - When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist ...  Visit website

Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Los Angeles Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former ...  Visit website

Louisa dedicates new Thomas Jefferson Elementary three years after East Coast earthquake

LOUISA, Va. (WJLA) - Three years ago in Louisia the East Coast earthquake damaged an elementary school so badly it had to be torn down. Continue ...  Visit website

NC attorney general won't defend gay marriage ban following Va. ruling

Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's attorney general said Monday that his office will no longer defend the state's voter-approved ban on same sex ...  Visit website

Benjamin Netanyahu warns to be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war

BC-ML--Israel-Palestinians,21st Ld-WritethruBe ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu saysEds: Updates with Israeli military releasing aerial photos it says show path of misfired rocket. AP Video. ...  Visit website

Triple threat: Takoma Park man, Morris Thweatt, arrested in trio of Silver Spring bank robberies, bomb threats

SILVER SPRING, Md. (WJLA) – A Takoma Park man wanted by the FBI has been arrested and charged in a string of Silver Spring bank ...  Visit website

Marlins score 4 in 9th to beat Nationals 7-6

MIAMI (AP) - Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended ...  Visit website

Police: Manassas jewelry store robbery at knifepoint was inside job

MANASSAS, Va. (WJLA) – Prince William County Police say a mid-afternoon robbery at a Manassas jewelry store on Friday was an inside job. Continue reading Around 2:40 ...  Visit website

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