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  • 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 […]

  • Couple targets 95-year-old man, steals $1.2 million

    ROCKVILLE, Md. – A Montgomery County couple could serve up to 55 years in prison when they’re sentenced in January for stealing $1.2 million dollars from a man in his 90s. Ana Molina, 51, and Javier Molina, 57, were convicted on Monday on several charges including theft and conspiracy to take advantage of a vulnerable adult. Ana was a housekeeper for Gustave Shapiro. Prosecutors with the Maryland State Attorney’s Office for Montgomery County said over the course of four years […]

  • Metro AYF All-Stars prepare for shot at national championship

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Some of the best young football players in the Metro area are ramping up their practice schedule and taking the field with their season rivals for a chance a Youth Football League national championship. The tournament will take a couple of teams to Florida to play in a tournament the first week in December. The winners of those tournaments in the 10 and under and 12 and under divisions will be able to call themselves the […]

  • Woman allegedly sexually assaulted by former Uber driver at American University

    WASHINGTON D.C. – A former Uber driver has been arrested and charged with sexual assault following an alleged attack on a woman he gave a ride to early Sunday morning. El Houcine Jourhdaly, 36, of Springfield is no longer associated with the ride-sharing service. The company said he has not driver for Uber since 2015. According to police, Jourhdaly convinced the woman and a man to get into his car and drove them to the American University campus. Court documents […]

  • Rats continue to pester D.C. mayor, neighborhoods

    WASHINGTON D.C. – District of Columbia leaders are encouraging more homeowners and business owners to follow guidelines that will help bring down the rat population. Mayor Muriel Bowser led a rat abatement walk through the Dupont Circle area Monday. She and a group of department of health, department of public works, Parks and Wildlife and other leaders weaved their way around the neighborhood. The Dupont Circle area is in ward 2, where Bowser said 764 complaints about rats have come […]

  • National Collegiate Prep takes public charter school championship, continue perfect season

    WASHINGTON D.C. – National Collegiate Preparatory Academy beat KIPP D.C. College Prep 24-0 to win the city’s Public Charter School Championship Saturday. The NCP Panthers went undefeated through the regular season and will continue their season next week in the state tournament. The school has only fielded a football team for the past four years, earning its first winning season last year.

  • Group trying to bridge the political divide

    WASHINGTON DC – Politics has created divisions across the country that one group is trying to mend. Better Angels is now on its second tour of the nation bringing together Democrats and Republicans to try and start the kind of conversations that can lead to the better political discourse. DCW50’s Joe Dominguez explains.

  • Prince George’s County Public Schools leaders told to go through district following grade audit

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – The grade audit report of Prince George’s County Public Schools ordered by the governor and released Friday has led to another battle between school board members. On Monday, school board member Edward Burroughs shared a letter he received from the board addressed to him and David Murray urging the pair to share any additional information relevant to the probe with the board instead of releasing it publicly. The indication in the letter suggests ‘going public’ with […]

  • UPDATE: Olney woman killed in I-66 crash linked to attempted suicide

    FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — A Maryland woman has been identified as the victim of a weekend crash on Interstate 66 that happened as a result of a 12-year old boy jumping from the Cedar Lane overpass. The 12-year-old fell from the overpass and landed on a Ford Escape being driven by Marisa Harris, 22. Harris was “incapacitated” by the impact, and her passenger, who was not injured, was able to steer the car off of 66. Harris died at the […]