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  • Stafford Co. Sheriff’s Office says drone helped locate missing high school student

    STAFFORD, Va. – The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office says their Unmanned Aircraft System, known as a drone, helped find a missing high school student. On Monday, September 18th, around 5:00 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office says they got a call about a missing 18-year-old Mountain View High School student. He did not return home after school and had no history of running away. The Sheriff’s Office says deputies found the missing student’s book bag and cell phone in the school which […]

  • One year after murder, family celebrates ‘Marcus Edwards Day’ through community outreach

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – One year later, loved ones of Marcus Edwards honored him in a way they know he would have wanted.¬† A few days early, they celebrated “Marcus Edwards Day” by setting up a series of stations at Parkside High School, a Cesar Chavez Public Charter School. One of the stations included making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, Marcus’ favorite, to donate to Martha’s Table. Back on September 19, 2016, while a student at Morgan State University, Marcus was […]

  • Police: 16-year-old shot during attempted robbery after stabbing suspect, both die from injuries

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two teens died from their injuries after an attempted robbery in a Northeast neighborhood. Police say they were called to the 2200 block of 13th street, Northeast, around 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday for a report of a man with a gun. When they arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound and an adult man found a short distance away, suffering from stab wounds. Both were taken to the same hospital where they died from their […]

  • Man vandalizes Lincoln Memorial by engraving letters into column with a penny

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Park Police say they arrested a man for engraving letters into a Lincoln Memorial column. Police say they saw a man engraving the letters “HYPT MAEK” into the fifth pillar on the north side of the Lincoln Memorial, with a penny, shortly after 1 p.m. on Monday. The man, identified as Nurtilek Bakirov, 21, of the Kyrgyz Republic, was arrested and charged with malicious destruction of property. “This does represent permanent damage to the historic […]

  • Mother of all Rallies, Juggalo march descend on D.C.’s National Mall

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two different rallies gathered on opposite sides of the National Mall with two very different messages on Saturday. By the Washington Monument, a crowd came together for what they called a “Mother of all Rallies.” According to their website, the event was to help send a message to congress, the media, and the world that they stand united to defend American culture and values. The group had music, a huge “TRUMP” sign and a stage where various […]

  • After Fairfax Co. Police investigation, Carroll Co. teacher arrested on child sex charges

    FAIRFAX CO., Va. – Police say a 39-year-old Maryland middle school teacher is facing charges on four counts of solicitation of a minor. Fairfax County Police say the arrest stemmed from an online chat investigation with Kenneth Brian Fischer that began back on August 31st, by their Major Crime Bureau, Child Exploitation Unit. Fischer is a teacher at Westminster West Middle School and was formerly a teacher and/or administrator at multiple other Carroll County schools, including North Carroll High School, […]

  • Prince William Co. officer shoots, kills 15-year-old boy during confrontation

    HAYMARKET, Va. – Prince William County Police say they are investigating after an officer shot and killed a 15-year-old boy. Police say the shooting happened around 10:45 a.m. Friday morning in the 6800 block of Hartzell Hill Lane. Officers initially¬†responded to a residence to investigate a possible hostage situation. Police say as officers were responding, they received information that one of the individuals involved had a bomb strapped to his chest and was holding a family member hostage. When officers […]

  • UPDATE: Council did not have enough votes to allow non-citizens to vote in College Park

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. – After a debate that carried on until almost midnight, city council voted to amend the Charter Resolution to allow non-United States citizens and residents vote in municipal elections on Tuesday. However, on Friday, they discovered that they did not have enough votes to do that. In a press release, city of College Park officials said for most council actions, a simple majority of members present must vote in favor of an item for it to be […]

  • Man dies in Prince George’s County house fire

    PRINCE GEORGE’S CO., Md. – Fire officials say a man died in an early-morning house fire. According to Prince George’s County Fire/EMS, just after 2:00 a.m., a neighbor called them about a house fire in Hillcrest Heights. When crews arrived to the 1900 block of Callaway Street, they found a one-story home with fire showing from the basement. Firefighters say they found excessive storage conditions throughout the structure and part of the kitchen collapsed into the basement as the fire […]