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  • Md. school leaders, law enforcement gather for school safety summit

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Leaders from Maryland’s 24 local school systems, as well as law enforcement, mental health providers, and school psychologists and counselors gathered on Thursday for a School Safety Summit. The event focused on on state-of-the art preparation and prevention ideas and protocols during the morning sessions, and in the afternoon, groups got together for break-out sessions. It was originally scheduled for March 22nd, but the event was canceled after the school shooting at Great Mills High School in St. […]

  • Parents of five-month-old killed while in Leesburg crosswalk pushing for law changes

    LEESBURG, Va. – If you turn onto Coton Manor Drive, off of Riverside Parkway, you may notice a series of houses with blue ribbons tied to light posts. Some are worn, old, and faded, but their purpose remains the same–hope. “I get up in the morning and I have to muster the strength to get through another day, literally give myself a pep talk, ‘Alright I can do this,'” says Mindy Schulz. The biggest blue ribbon wraps around a tree […]

  • Police investigating after eight students possibly overdose at Woodrow Wilson HS

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Police say they are investigating after eight students showed symptoms of a possible overdose at Woodrow Wilson High School in Northwest D.C. on Friday. D.C. Fire and EMS say the call came in around noon. Police say seven of the students had to go to the hospital, and one student was treated on scene. A spokesperson for D.C. Public Schools said their official statement was in the letter sent home by Woodrow Wilson High School Principal Kimberly […]

  • Police, loved ones gather to remember D.C. police officer killed in motorcycle crash

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Family, friends, and fellow officers gathered on Thursday night for a Metropolitan Police Officer killed in a motorcycle crash while off duty last week.  Police blocked off the intersection of 12th and H Streets in Northeast D.C., the area where Officer Jamal Shaw patrolled, so family and friends could gather for a moment of silence. Dozens of bikers and sports cars also flooded the area in support. The group then moved to the First District Substation, where […]

  • ‘Don’t let anyone silence you’ Sexual Assault survivor shares story in Rockville

    ROCKVILLE, Md. – A sexual assault survivor was among the many speakers at the Universities at Shady Grove on Tuesday night in honor of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Jade Cline-Stokes, spoke about the sexual abuse she endured as a child from her own father. “Sadly, sometimes the word no isn’t what people hear, I was sexually assaulted with my mother and two of my little brothers in the next room,” she said. “Still to this last day I can […]

  • Brother of D.C. police officer killed in motorcycle crash: “This is the unthinkable”

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Family members of a D.C. police officer killed in a motorcycle crash on Friday say they are still in disbelief. Related: D.C. police officer dies in motorcycle collision The Metropolitan Police Department announced Friday night that Officer Jamal Shaw, 27, would have been with the department for three years in May. He was most recently assigned to the First District. “He loved helping people, he loved wearing that uniform,” says Officer Shaw’s younger brother, Barron.  “I’m in such […]

  • Unclaimed bodies in the DMV: The lost lives no one claims continues to rise

    It`s something most of us could never imagine - dying alone....

  • Howard University students stage sit-in following financial aid scandal

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dozens of Howard University students are staging a sit-in at the administration building on campus. Students have gathered for a peaceful protest inside the building and say they are refusing to leave until the administration meets certain demands, including the resignation of University President Dr. Wayne Frederick. Members of the student-led group “HU Resist” listed the demands in a document on their Twitter page. In the words of Frederick Douglass, "power concedes nothing without a demand." These […]

  • Anne Arundel Co. pair charged with more than 40 counts of animal cruelty

    GLENN BURNIE, Md. – Anne Arundel County Police say they charged a man and a woman with 40 counts of animal cruelty each after a dog in their care had to be euthanized. Police say they were called back on March 20th by a person who represented several dog owners who lived out of the area, but had dogs working with a Glenn Burnie-baesd “Olympian Kennels” to receive dog training services. Some of the dog owners became concerned about the […]