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  • UPDATE: Suspect wanted For double homicide at a Popeyes in Suitland now in custody

    A suspect wanted in connection with a double homicide in Suitland back in July is now in custody.

  • Police investigating homicide at College Park apartment complex

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Residents of the Seven Springs apartment complex in College Park are stunned and concerned after police say a shooting left one man dead and another injured around 5:30 Sunday morning. “This is the second time we’ve lived down here and there’s never, ever been any incident.”, said two-time resident, Danny Juan, adding, “It’s crazy. Didn’t expect anything like that happening around here.” On learning about the incident, one-year resident Danny Tran said, “It makes me terrified […]

  • Commonwealth’s Attorney rules shooting death of teen by PWC police officer justified

    HAYMARKET, Va. — The Urbina family is fighting for justice as they grapple with the judgement that was handed down Tuesday by the Commonwealth’s Attorney that the killing of their 15-year-old son, Ruben Urbina, by a Prince William County Police Officer was justified. “Police are supposed to be here to protect, not destroy families like this.”, said Urbina’s father, Oscar. He says he and the rest of the family are heartbroken knowing that no charges will be filed in their […]

  • Police looking for burglar accused of sexually assaulting woman near UMD

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. – University of Maryland Students living off campus are staying vigilant after police say a man broke into an apartment on Guilford Road around 3:10 on Saturday morning and sexually assaulted a woman. Amanda Singer said, “I think it’s a really scary incident that happened.” “We’re locking our doors. We’re bumping up security.”, said Tim Bouchard. Both Singer and Bouchard are students who live directly next door to where Saturday morning’s attack took place and are on […]

  • Debate continues as Montgomery Co. bill seeks to protect burial sites from development

    BETHESDA, Md., – Tuesday, the Montgomery County Council held a public hearing on Bill 24-17, which is designed to prevent development of burial sites and cemeteries. The bill, which would require the Montgomery County Planning Board to create and maintain an inventory of such sites, does not go far enough according to Reverend Segun Adebayo, Pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church. “If the bill can include existing cemeteries then that would actually satisfy some of our demands.”, said Rev. Adebayo, whose […]

  • Greenbelt Police searching for missing 12-year-old girl

    GREENBELT, Md., — In Greenbelt, the entire community has been searching for 12-year-old Kidist Gianna Jayla Smith, who just goes by Jayla.  Police say she took off from the Greenbelt Community Center on Monday. “For whatever reason, she was last seen running down Southway Road in the general direction of Greenbelt Road. She then got onto a nearby Metro bus off of Lakeside Drive and then took it to the Metro station at New Carrolton.”, said Greenbelt Police Spokesperson, George […]

  • Two-year-old drowns accidentally at daycare in Charles County

    WALDORF, Md. — The entire neighborhood of Yorktown Drive in Waldorf is grieving following the accidental drowning of a two-year-old boy at a private daycare shortly before 10am. “I’m sorry for the family who lost their kid. No, no I don’t know… how can you have a pool, especially if you have a daycare… all that stuff is supposed to be secured.”, said neighbor and parent, Gina Ortiz. According to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, the licensed daycare provider was watching […]

  • One dead in Bethesda house fire

    BETHESDA, Md. –Around 4:20 Sunday afternoon, a deadly fire broke out at a home in the 5200 block of Danbury Road. According to Montgomery County Fire officials, two young men were inside. One was a 31-year-old who was able to escape and alert firefighters of his friend trapped inside. “They were able to extinguish the fire relatively rapidly and they located the missing individual in the basement of the home. Unfortunately, the individual was deceased at the time.”, said Montgomery County […]

  • Civil rights activists from Charlottesville end 10 day march in DC

    WASHINGTON, DC — Civil rights activists poured into the District shortly after 3pm Wednesday after 10 days of trekking on foot for 118 miles, to rally against white supremacy at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial site, where march organizers called for escalated action. “We can’t leave. We can’t allow Congress, the White house to pass a White supremacist budget that will destroy our communities day by day and for years to come.”, said one organizer addressing the crowd. Helping […]