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  • Richmond Highway recommended as alternative for Jefferson Davis through Alexandria, Arlington County

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The advisory group looking into renaming Jefferson Highway agreed that the city of Alexandria and county of Arlington should go with Richmond Highway as an alternative. The stretch of Highway 1 within Alexandria city limits is set to be renamed to disassociate the road from the president of the Confederacy. At a meeting Monday, the public members of an ad hoc committee discussed the possibilities of passing on a recommendation based on the most popular submissions to […]

  • Stolen from home: Virginia State Police remain on the case of murdered mother, missing baby 19 years later

    STRASBURG, Va. — Investigators with the Virginia State Police are hoping to solve a mystery that has haunted family and friends of a young mother killed in her home close to 20 years ago. This summer new age-progression photos were released of Allyson Dalton. Police believe she was taken from her mother’s home just after Sylena Jo Dalton was stabbed to death on July 27, 1998. Allyson would be 19 years old. She was only 10 months old when she […]

  • Nationals assistant hitting coach accused of posting revenge porn in lawsuit

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Nationals front office is in the middle of an internal investigation into one of its assistant coaches following the filing of a lawsuit in California. On Friday, the team suspended Jacque Jones with pay in response to the allegations in that lawsuit which accuses him of sharing private photos of the unidentified woman with mutual friends in an effort to humiliate her. Some classify the act as revenge porn. Experts in victim advocacy say incidents […]

  • Nats even playoff series with Cubs in dramatic fashion

    WASHINGTON — The Nationals followed manager Dusty Baker’s advice and played it cool even as they were losing chances to even their National League Division Series with the Cubs. They were cool until they broke through then there was no way to contain the excitement of a 6-3 win Saturday night. The Nats erupted for 5 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning of Saturday night’s game just as they were five outs from dropping into a perilous position. […]

  • Nats drop playoff opener, look to even first round series with Cubs Saturday

    WASHINGTON – The Nationals take the field Saturday around 5:30 p.m. in a game against the Cubs that many fans might feel is a must win. It comes less than 24 hours after a 3-0 defeat to Chicago Friday night that felt like a gut punch to close to 40,000 fans and millions more at home. The Nats were only able to scratch out two hits in their National League Division Series opener with last year’s World Series Champion. The […]

  • CERT training helps DMV residents be ready for disaster

    FAIRFAX, Va. – The latest act of terror in Las Vegas underscores the need for preparation in chaotic situations. At least that’s how instructors with the Community Emergency Response Team (commonly referred to as CERT) would assess the situation. CERT programs are federally funded for every county. In Fairfax County, the idea has taken off and given close to 3,000 people an opportunity to learn potentially life-saving techniques. “In this CERT training I learned how to keep myself calm in […]

  • Nationals’ Werth ends final regular season of historic contract

    WASHINGTON D.C.– Jayson Werth stepped to the plate in his final regular season game of the 2017 and didn’t expect to hear the roar of the crowd and see the highlight reel the team had prepared for him. To Werth, it was just another at bat but for fans of the team it was a historic moment. Werth is nearing the end of his 7-year, $126 million deal he signed in December of 2010. At the time the Nationals were […]

  • Redskins team, players show unity following criticism from President Trump

    WASHINGTON DC — The most vocal NFL owner, Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys, took a knee with his players Monday night continuing a discussion about racial injustice that began with Colin Kaepernick one year ago and blew up over the weekend. It was in response to critical comments from President Donald Trump who encouraged NFL owners to fire players who refuse to stand during the playing of the National Anthem. Every team, including the Washington Redskins, released statements standing […]

  • Stopping a hateful act; Training class draws strong interest

    WASHINGTON DC – Around 200 people are better prepared for an uncomfortable confrontation thanks to a Bystander Intervention Training held Monday night. “We believe in troubled times we need to create a connected community,” said Kit Bonson, a board member of the Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition. The group has been leading so many trainings like this since Inauguration Day that they believe around 3.000 people have learned how to intervene in a non-violent way should they encounter someone being […]