Arrest made in Hagerstown fatal double shooting
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by Steven Cohen
41m ago
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (DC News Now) -- Hagerstown police have arrested a man for a double shooting that left one person dead. The Hagerstown Police Department (HPD) said Brandon Hinton, Jr. was arrested for his involvement in the shooting that happened Thursday in the 200 block of East Washington St. just before 1 p.m ..read more
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Police launch community camera sharing program in Montgomery County
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by Jenny Gable
2h ago
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) -- On Wednesday, Montgomery County Department of Police (MCPD) announced the launch of a community camera-sharing program that the department hopes will deter crime. The MoCoConnect program will allow residents to register their home security cameras which will let MCPD know they have a camera system and are open to being contacted if a crime happens nearby ..read more
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Friends not food: Chicken keepers invited to 'Flock Talk' at Fairfax County Animal Shelter
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by Anna Chen
2h ago
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) -- The Fairfax County Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Bird Network are hosting a "Flock Talk: An Introduction to Chicken Behavior" for anyone interested in bird keeping. The free class will be held on Sunday, July 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Lorton Campus, located at 8875 Lorton Road ..read more
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WATCH: Hundreds of protesters flood DC during Israeli Prime Minister's address to Congress
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by Gabby Allen
2h ago
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) -- Pro-Palestine protesters have been demonstrating for the past 48 hours in the District, flooding the streets Wednesday ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress. The U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) began pepper spraying and arresting some demonstrators in the early afternoon, officials said in a post. "The crowd failed to obey our order to move back from our police line. We are deploying pepper spray towards anyone trying to break the law and cross that line," USCP wrote in a post on X shortly before 2 p.m. They arrested six protesters ..read more
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Mother, baby rescued from DC apartment fire
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by Makea Luzader
2h ago
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) -- Firefighters rescued a baby and a mom from an apartment fire in D.C. on Wednesday. DC Fire and EMS officials said in a post that units were at the scene of a three-story apartment building in the 1600 block of 29th St. SE. The fire was in one of the building's apartments ..read more
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Car hits, kills construction worker in Alexandria
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by Jenny Gable
2h ago
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (DC News Now) -- The Alexandria Police Department (APD) said a man died Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle at a construction site. According to police, at about 7:32 a.m., officers responded to a construction site in the 5700 block of Duke Street for the report of an injured person ..read more
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Netanyahu seeks support for war in Gaza with speech to Congress
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by The Associated Press via Nexstar Media Wire
3h ago
Watch a small portion of his speech in the video above. WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attempted to bolster U.S. support for his country's fight against Hamas and other Iran-backed militants in a speech before Congress on Wednesday even as many Democratic lawmakers boycotted his appearance and protesters amassed around the Capitol to condemn the brutal war in Gaza and the humanitarian crisis it has created. Netanyahu also wanted to project the image of a respected statesman for an increasingly critical audience back in Israel, but that task is c ..read more
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Protests continue in DC, causing additional road closures ahead of Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress
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by Odyssey Fields
4h ago
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) -- Hundreds of protestors flooded the streets of D.C. as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was set to address Congress Wednesday. This comes at a time when U.S. leaders are hoping to make progress on ending the Israel-Hamas War. Netanyahu's visit prompted numerous road closures and restrictions across the District and additional security measures were set in place. DC residents prepare for Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit However, as tension continued to rise, demonstrators from around the country including New York, Ohio, traveled to D.C. to jo ..read more
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Former ‘16 and Pregnant' star Autumn Oxley dies in Virginia
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by Ryan Nadeau
6h ago
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A woman who appeared on the reality TV show "16 and Pregnant" has died, according to Virginia authorities. On Saturday, police and emergency responders were called to a home just outside of Richmond, Virginia, for a reported medical emergency. When they arrived at the scene, first responders found an unresponsive woman in the home. According to authorities, Henrico Fire units attempted life-saving measures. The woman, later identified as 27-year-old Autumn Oxley, died at the scene. John Schneider sues stepdaughter to stop sale of ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ memorabilia "Hen ..read more
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Hyattsville PD expands mental health program to include family sessions
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by Odyssey Fields
6h ago
HYATTSVILLE, Md. (DC News Now) -- The Hyattsville Police Department (HPD) is taking steps to ensure that officers and their families have mental health support. In an announcement on July 17, the police department shared that it is expanding its Mental Wellness Check-in Initiative (MWCI) to include optional family wellness sessions for free. The MWCI first took off in 2021 in partnership with the Brentwood Police Department (BPD). The initiative requires officers in both departments to meet with mental health professionals in 50-minute, one-on-one sessions three to four times a year ..read more
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