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Recent Articles
  • Big improvement project begins at Reagan National Airport

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Morning pick-ups at Reagan National Airport could get a little tricky as a large-scale improvement project begins. In the short term, Project Journey will lead to lane closures in front of the departures area of Terminals B and C from midnight until 9 a.m. each day. In the long term, about $1 billion dollars will be invested in upgrading the facility. Improvements include adding the 2 separate 50,000 sq. ft. areas to make more room for security […]

  • Quince Orchard High teen dies from heart problem; police investigate fight prior to emergency

    GAITHERSBURG, Md. – The death of a teenager will get a closer look from detectives with Montgomery County Police Department, even though doctors believe he died from a heart problem. The announcement was made Monday following Sunday’s death of Tyler Terry, a student and football player at Quince Orchard High School. Terry was hospitalized on January 29 following an incident that police are just now expanding on. According to police, Terry was one of several students who chose to go […]

  • Temporary Protected Status immigrants fighting to remain in U.S.

    WASHINGTON D.C. – While Dreamers get a lot of attention in the attempt to find a solution to illegal immigration there is another group of visitors who have found a home in the United States and are fighting to stay. This week The National TPS Alliance is meeting with lawmakers, trying to come to a solution that would allow around 200,000 immigrants to remain in the U.S. after September 2019. TPS stands for Temporary Protected Status—immigrants who have been allowed […]

  • Temporary Protected Status being phased out for tens of thousands of immigrants

    WASHINGTON D.C. — There is concern among families from El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua after a major announcement Monday by the Department of Homeland Security to take away Temporary Protected Status for visitors from a handful of countries. The DMV has been home to more than 40,000 Central Americans registered under TPS for close to 20 years. In that time, many have started families and now have children or grandchildren that they may be separated from or forced to take […]

  • Takoma Park Police warn parents about van, 2 men targeting a young girl

    TAKOMA PARK, Md. — Tuesday afternoon saw two police cars circling an intersection that they wish officers had an eye on around 9:15 that morning. An 8-year-old waiting to be taken to school told police two men inside a gray mini-van tried lure her into the vehicle by telling her ‘come to my house, I have candy.’ Instead, she ran back inside for help. Police said the girl was able to give them a good description of at least one […]

  • Giant fire claims longtime antiques mall along Richmond Highway

    Fairfax County, Va. — Whether it was the antique furniture or jewelry or coins– there were plenty of reasons for longtime Northern Virginians to visit the Mount Vernon Antique Center. Some of those loyal visitors made their way to the indoor mall Tuesday not to buy anything but to look at the destruction caused by a 2-alarm fire that began sometime after 9 p.m. on the night of Christmas. There were no reports of injury as the business was closed […]

  • Dry ice seen as latest solution for rat problems

    WASHINGTON D.C. – Dry ice is the newest strategy being used by D.C.’s Division of Public Works to tackle the city’s rat problem. On Monday, the city demonstrated how workers are using dry ice pellets to fill rat holes then sealing the entrance. As the ice turns to gas it suffocates the rats. Crews will continue to use the city’s 311 system in which calls and texts alert the government to problem areas to target rats with the dry ice […]

  • Suspected drug dealer, drugs found inside home registered as a daycare

    LAUREL, Md. – State regulators have temporarily shut down a home daycare where more than $11,000 of marijuana was discovered over the weekend. According to the Anne Arundel County Police Department, 595.33 grams of marijuana, 2.96 grams of cocaine, and $9,305 were found during a drug raid at a home in the 8600 block of Accokeek St. A spokesman for the department said the drugs and money belonged to Kamran Awan, 18, who is the son of the day care […]

  • New I-66 rush hour toll soars on first morning to more than $30

    ARLINGTON, Va. – There was a hefty price to pay for some who were alone in their car, trying to navigate I-66 on the first day of Express Lane tolls. For six minutes Monday morning the toll soared to $34.50 for the longest stretch of the highway inside the beltway east. Tolls will be in effect for east bound from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. weekdays from I-495 to U.S. Route 29 in Rosslyn. The tolls will impact drivers headed […]