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  • All-Star Game a big win for Washington D.C., fans

    WASHINGTON D.C. – Long after the stirring tributes to Medal of Honor winners and the introduction of Major League Baseball All-Stars it was back-to-back home runs by a pair of Houston Astros that gave the American League its sixth straight win over the National League, 8-6. The home run belted in the 10th inning that gave the AL the lead it needed to prevail was hit by Alex Bregman, whose grandfather was a lawyer for the Washington Senators baseball team […]

  • Harper shines in Home Run Derby competition ahead of the All-Star Game

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Baseball fans couldn’t have asked for a more thrilling Home Run Derby Monday night as Nationals outfielder and home run masher Bryce Harper took home the home run king crown. Derby outlasted other sluggers like Freddie Freeman, Max Muncy and Kyle Schwarber. He hit 13 home runs in the first round to beat Freeman while wearing a D.C. headband. He slugged another 13 to outlast Muncy. The task was even more daunting in the final round. He […]

  • Former Maryland basketball player accused of rape makes first court appearance

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Former University of Maryland basketball player Damonte Dodd made his first appearance in court Thursday. He was released on a personal recognizance bond and ordered to stay away from anyone involved in the case he’ll be tried for in November. Dodd has been accused of second-degree rape following an incident last Halloween in College Park. The 24-year-old said through his lawyer that the sex was consensual. In May, a Grand Jury indicted Dodd on the rape […]

  • All-Star Game Legacy project hopes to leave lasting impression

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Southeast D.C. has been home to the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy for a few years. On Monday, it welcomed a new addition to the complex– a shaded pavilion that will allow baseball and softball players a warm up or practice option out of the sun. The project is one of 7 being developed or unveiled over the next few days to coincide with the Major League Baseball All-Star Game being played in Washington D.C. on Tuesday. These […]

  • New soccer stadium days away from its debut in Southwest DC

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — For months Andrew Durkin has seen plans and artist renderings of Audi Field, the soon-to-be new home of his favorite soccer team D.C. United. Even though he had a good idea of what to expect he was not prepared for how he felt upon seeing the pitch for the very first time as a wide grin came across his face. “It’s incredible,” said Durkin. That sentiment was echoed by his mother Rebecca and hundreds of other fans […]

  • Margin still razor thin in the race for Montgomery County Executive Democratic nomination

    GAITHERSBURG, Md. – With some provisional ballots yet to count Marc Elrich maintains a 141-vote lead over David Blair in the unofficial results to the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary election updated Thursday night by the Montgomery County Board of Elections. The winner of the contest will be the Democratic Party nominee for County Executive in November. The pair lead a contest of six total Democrats with no one able to get more than 30 percent support from the 129,101 Democratic voters […]

  • Northern Virginia family continues search for missing man 3000+ days since seeing him last

    NOKESVILLE, VA. — The Prince William County Police are asking for the public’s help in a missing person case that is now over 3,000 days old. Shane Donahue, 23, was last seen alive on March 22, 2010, leaving his parents’ house in Nokesville, Va. He had been there working on a four-wheeler with a friend, Timothy Hickerson. The two left in Hickerson’s truck that afternoon, apparently going to Donahue’s home two miles down the road, but Donahue has never been […]

  • Fourth of July draws tens of thousands to National Mall

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Tens of thousands braved the heat to catch the annual fireworks show and ‘A Capitol Fourth’ concert. This year’s concert featured performances by Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys and the Temptations. Independence Day is celebrated every year on July 4 because that’s the day in 1776 that the Declaration of Independence was signed and adopted by the Continental Congress. It wasn’t until 1777 that the first Fourth of July celebration helped tie fireworks to the holiday and […]

  • Journalist killed in Capital Gazette attack remembered by family, friends

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Rob Hiaasen, affectionately known as Big Rob, knew that his nickname was due to his stature. His friends and family know it also had a lot to do with his big heart and the big smiles he left in his wake. Hiaasen, 59, was remembered Monday night in a Celebration of Life ceremony. Hiassen was the Assistant Managing Editor at the Capital Gazette and was killed in the attack that left 5 employees of the paper […]