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  • Two children fell from a Va. apartment building in less than 6 months, now one family is suing

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Attorneys for the parents of a 3-year-old boy who fell to his death from a 26th floor screened -in window have filed a lawsuit against the apartment complex and its management company. The lawsuit comes less than 24 hours after a 2-year-old boy fell from a balcony in the same building. Cohen & Cohen, P.C. announced the $100 million lawsuit on Tuesday morning, stating that a partner, Kim Brooks-Rodney, was retained by the parents of Syed […]

  • ‘An opportunity to participate in our world:’ Starbucks to open first U.S. ‘Signing Store’

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Starbucks announced on Thursday that they will open their first “Signing Store” in the United States in Northeast D.C. According to a news release, a team of deaf Starbucks partners (employees) and allies led the effort to launch this unique store model at the existing store at 6th and H street. Starbucks plans to hire 20-25 deaf, hard of hearing and hearing partners from across the country to work at the Signing Store with a requirement that […]

  • Human remains found on Wayne Place in Southeast D.C. identified

    WASHINGTON, DC – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have identified skeletal remains that were located on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in the 100 block of Wayne Place, Southeast. Workers performing construction on an apartment building, at the listed location, contacted police in reference to a discovery of skeletal remains. Members of the Seventh District responded to the scene and located what appeared to be human skeletal remains. The remains were transported to the Office of the Chief […]

  • UPDATE: Arlington Co. ‘serial flasher’ is illegal immigrant

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A man accused of a string of sex crimes in both Arlington and the District is an illegal immigrant, ICE confirms. Arlington County Police say 34-year-old Santiago Rodriquez Campos was arrested by the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force on the evening of August 9th at his residence in Fairfax County. ICE officials confirmed Tuesday that Campos is a Mexican national and has been in the U.S. unlawfully. ICE said in a statement they lodged a detainer on […]

  • Toddler dies after falling from 24th floor apartment balcony in Falls Church

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Fairfax County Police say they are investigating the death of a toddler, who fell from a 24th floor balcony, at the same complex where a 3-year-old boy died from falling out of a window back in May. Police say they got the call to respond to the 5600 block of Seminary Road, which is the Skyline Towers Apartments, around 4:00 p.m. JUST IN: @FairfaxCountyPD confirm they are investigating the death of a toddler who fell from […]

  • Uber driver convicted of raping unconscious passenger in College Park

    PRINCE GEORGE’S CO., Md. – A jury found an Uber driver, Westagne Pierre, guilty of second degree rape, assault, and kidnapping of a passenger who was unconscious at the time. State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks made the announcement about the conviction on Friday. “This case of course horrified all of us because so many of us rely on Uber,” she said in a press conference. Back on October 18, 2016, prosecutors say the 34-year-old victim was out with a friend at […]

  • Father of 11-month-old shot and killed in Seat Pleasant

    SEAT PLEASANT, Md. – Prince George’s County Police say they are investigating a deadly shooting that took the life of a 24-year-old man. Police say they were called to the 6600 block of Greig street around 3:50 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon for a shooting. When they got to the scene, officers found Lamont Adair Jr., 24, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Adair’s mother and sister tell DCW50 he has an 11-month-old son and […]

  • Twelve charged in moving company scam impacting hundreds

    CINCINNATI, Oh. – A federal grand jury has charged 12 individuals with conspiring in a racketeering enterprise to defraud individuals through their moving companies located throughout the United States. More than 900 customers have been identified as victims of the scheme thus far, including some in the DMV. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, five individuals were arrested this week. According to the indictment, the defendants operated and worked through a number of affiliated moving companies, which include: First National […]

  • Documents: Man wanted for D.C. woman’s murder has violent past

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Metropolitan Police Department says they are continuing the search for a man, considered armed and dangerous, for the murder of a D.C. woman. Related: D.C. Police investigate deadly shooting of mother of two in Southeast D.C. Police say 48-year-old Xavier Dunmore is wanted for second degree murder while armed in the death of 40-year-old Wykeena Ferguson. Back on June 10th, police say they found Ferguson, known as ‘Keena’ to her loved ones, deceased from a gun shot […]