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  • Baltimore police detective dies from gunshot wound, manhunt underway for suspect

    A Baltimore police detective was pronounced dead on Thursday, a day after a gunman shot him in the head...

  • D.C. men sentenced to prison for attacks, robberies on Silver Spring metro and metro bus

    SILVER SPRING, Md. – Two men, half brothers, were sentenced in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Tuesday for two transit robberies back in April. Marcus Lee was sentenced to six years in prison and Antwan Haynie to seven years in prison, with probation to follow. Martrail Cunningham was sentenced to eight years in prison last week. According to court documents, on April 16, 2017, around 5:30 p.m., a man reported to Metro Transit Police that he was robbed by four […]

  • Air Force Lieutenant killed in Vietnam laid to rest in Arlington more than 45 years later

    ARLINGTON, Va. – More than 45 years after he was killed in a crash in Vietnam, an Air Force Lieutenant was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. As an Air Force commander, Lieutenant Marvin Arthington left in 1970 to serve in Vietnam. He left his wife, Suzanne, and newborn baby, Andrea, with his parents. “He was a perfectionist, his uniform had to be a certain way,” she says. “On the other side of it, he was silly, he was […]

  • D.C. woman who threw urine at Metro bus driver gets 120 days in jail

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The woman accused of throwing her own urine at a Metro bus driver was sentenced in Superior Court today. A judge sentenced Opal Brown to 180 days in jail with all but 120 of those days suspended. She will get credit for the jail time she already served and will be placed under three years probation once she is released. During that probationary period, she will be banned from riding the X2 bus line. Brown spoke during […]

  • Danica Roem beats Bob Marshall, becoming first elected official in Va to be openly transgender

    PRINCE WILLIAM CO., Va. – Danica Roem has defeated 13-term Republican incumbent Bob Marshall in the House of Delegates, becoming the first transgender person elected to represent the Virginia state legislature. The 33-year-old former journalist gained a significant lead over Marshall, who has been in office in 1991, and celebrated afterwards at a Democratic watch party in Lake Ridge. .@pwcdanica just arrived to Democratic Watch Party in Prince William Co. Greeted with cheers — Kelly Rule (@KellyRuleTV) November 8, 2017 […]

  • Police: Suspects follow driver, force themselves inside Woodbridge home after road rage incident

    WOODBRIDGE, Va. – Prince William County Police say they are looking for three suspects after a road rage incident led to a home invasion. Police say on Thursday, around 8:11 p.m., a 19-year-old man had a “road rage encounter” while out driving. A car, with three people inside, followed the man to his home in the 11700 block of Gascony Place. Police say the suspects forced themselves inside and assaulted a 43-year-old man and 49-year-old woman also living in the […]

  • Police arrest second murder suspect in shooting that killed college bound 17-year-old girl

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Metropolitan Police Department announced that they arrested a second suspect in the murder of 17-year-old Jamahri Sydnor. On Thursday, police say they arrested and charged 18 year-old Robert Moses, of Northeast D.C., with First Degree Murder While Armed. Shortly after the August 10th shooting, police arrested one suspect, Philip Carlos McDaniel, 21, of Northeast D.C. and charged him with Assault with Intent to Kill. Police said on Friday that the shooting was the result of a “neighborhood dispute.” Jamahri, driving […]

  • White Nationalist behind Charlottesville protests grew up in Montgomery County

    MONTGOMERY CO., Md. – Among the many questions surrounding the deadly protests in Charlottesville, many are still asking “why?” One of the leaders of the White Nationalist movement, which descended on Charlottesville back in August, Matthew Heimbach, grew up in Poolesville, Maryland, and went to Montgomery College. He skyped with DCW50 to provide some insight. “I wasn’t raised with these values and my family doesn’t agree with them, so I had to make a choice and I chose my my […]

  • Silver Spring mom charged for abandoning nine kids in a van, documents say

    TAKOMA PARK, Md. – A Silver Spring mom was just recently charged for a string of events that happened back in December of 2016, according to Montgomery County court documents. The documents say back on December 16th, 36-year-old Sheri Marshall was driving her ten kids to their grandmother’s house and got in an argument with her 12-year-old son. Marshall then kicked her son out of the car somewhere on Interstate 495 in Greenbelt. Documents say Greenbelt Police later located her […]