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Man killed in Landover shooting, police say


Created: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 03:27:18 GMT

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According to a tweet from Prince George's County Police, the shooting happened just before 5:45 p.m. in a parking lot on Belle Have Drive.

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Northwest vs Quince Orchard football game ends without incident


Created: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 03:19:28 GMT

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Fans from opposing schools were separated throughout Friday night's game.

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DC Police officer fires weapon, gets 'kidnapped' in car by driver in Northwest, Chief says


Created: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 03:18:01 GMT

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The officer pleaded for the driver to stop, shot him and then jumped out of the moving vehicle, according to Chief Contee.

Read more: DC Police officer fires weapon, gets 'kidnapped' in car by driver in Northwest, Chief says


Man injured in Annandale shooting, police investigating


Created: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 03:00:40 GMT

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According to a tweet from Fairfax County Police, the shooting happened in the 7700 block of Suraci Court

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150+ school bus routes affected Friday in Charles County after rumoured driver 'sick-out'


Created: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 02:26:09 GMT

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One driver said that others planned to convene Friday morning and refuse to work their routes while voicing their concerns.

Read more: 150+ school bus routes affected Friday in Charles County after rumoured driver 'sick-out'


WUSA9 Game of the Week: Hayfield Hawks vs John Lewis Lancers


Created: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 02:19:16 GMT

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The WUSA9 Game of the Week featured two high schools from northern Virginia!

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Warrant says actor Alec Baldwin did not know weapon contained live round


Created: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 01:20:32 GMT

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Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot in the chest. Director Joel Souza, who was standing behind her, was wounded.

Read more: Warrant says actor Alec Baldwin did not know weapon contained live round


Metro: Reduced Metrorail service will remain through at least Oct. 31


Created: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 01:18:45 GMT

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This means trains on the Red Line will run every 15 to 20 minutes and every other line will run every 30 to 40 minutes.

Read more: Metro: Reduced Metrorail service will remain through at least Oct. 31


Jury hears Elizabeth Holmes' bold promises to investors about Theranos


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 23:46:16 GMT

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The drama unfolded Friday with federal prosecutors playing a series of recordings from a December 2013 conference call Holmes held with investors in Theranos.

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Manipulated quote attributed to Alec Baldwin before fatal prop gun shooting is fake


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 23:41:40 GMT

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Following news that Baldwin fired a prop gun that resulted in one person dying and another being injured, a fake quote attributed to the actor circulated online.

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Additional residents now eligible for COVID-19 booster shots in Montgomery County


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 22:51:09 GMT

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The new eligibility guideline includes certain people who have previously received the Moderna vaccine, and most people who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Read more: Additional residents now eligible for COVID-19 booster shots in Montgomery County


Prince George's County zebra owner charged with animal cruelty


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 22:00:41 GMT

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Investigators said another dead zebra was found in the farm’s enclosure on Tuesday.

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Judge dismisses criminal charges against USPP officers who shot, killed Bijan Ghaisar


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 21:43:42 GMT

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Bijan Ghaisar died after being shot multiple times by U.S. Park Police officers Alejandro Amaya and Lucas Vinyard on Nov. 17, 2017.

Read more: Judge dismisses criminal charges against USPP officers who shot, killed Bijan Ghaisar


Police: 3-year-old killed in multi-car crash in Maryland


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 20:26:08 GMT

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Four others involved in the crash suffered serious injuries, but are all expected to survive.

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How will the Washington Football Team fair against Green Bay?


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 20:14:08 GMT

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The Washington Football Team travels to face the Green Bay Packers in their Week 7 matchup.

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Texas man who threatened Congress, 'RINOS,' compares self to MLK at sentencing


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 19:47:36 GMT

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Troy Anthony Smocks, 58, of Dallas, received the longest sentence so far in connection with the January 6 Capitol riot.

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Yes, the molecular PCR test is the most accurate way to detect an active COVID-19 infection


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 19:41:42 GMT

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Hundreds of COVID-19 tests have been authorized by the FDA since the start of the pandemic. Molecular PCR tests remain the “gold standard” way to detect COVID-19.

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Peter Scolari of 'Newhart,' 'Bosom Buddies,' dies at 66


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 18:54:09 GMT

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The versatile character actor first gained attention as Tom Hanks' co-star in the sitcom "Bosom Buddies," in which their characters disguised themselves as women.

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VERIFY: Can you have a Zebra as a pet in the DMV?


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 17:57:36 GMT

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With Zebras on the loose in Maryland, people have turned to social media to ask whether it's even legal to have a pet zebra in the area.

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Maryland Voter Guide: Here's what you need to know before you head to the polls


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 17:52:08 GMT

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Here is a list of the contested races and ballot questions in our area, along with biographical information.

Read more: Maryland Voter Guide: Here's what you need to know before you head to the polls


Fact-checking 3 claims about COVID-19 vaccine booster shots


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 16:47:30 GMT

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Answering your questions about the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster shots.

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'Incredible talent' | Woman shot by Alec Baldwin on film set remembered as gifted cinematographer


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 16:21:25 GMT

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The cinematographer who was fatally shot with a prop gun by Alec Baldwin on a movie set was 42. She identified herself on Instagram as a 'restless dreamer.'

Read more: 'Incredible talent' | Woman shot by Alec Baldwin on film set remembered as gifted cinematographer


'We will make change' | Student activists complain of sexual assaults on UMD campus as fraternity faces discipline


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 16:19:34 GMT

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Before being disciplined, Pi Appa Kalpha released a statement.

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Robert Durst charged with 1982 murder of wife Kathie Durst


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 15:43:05 GMT

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Millionaire real estate scion Robert Durst has been charged in suburban New York City with the death of his wife, Kathie Durst, who vanished in 1982.

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Metro Blue Line defect that caused derailment could have been 'catastrophic,' NTSB says


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 15:39:20 GMT

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In a release Monday, WMATA said the reduced service is expected to last through at least Sunday, October 24.

Read more: Metro Blue Line defect that caused derailment could have been 'catastrophic,' NTSB says


Here's how to know if you need a COVID booster shot and which one you can get


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 15:32:53 GMT

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A number of factors, including the vaccine you started with and when your last dose was, help determine when you qualify, according to the CDC.

Read more: Here's how to know if you need a COVID booster shot and which one you can get


Game of the Week: Seneca Valley High School vs Quince Orchard High School


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:30:07 GMT

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WUSA9's Game of the Week featured two schools from Montgomery County, Maryland.

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WUSA9 Game of the Week: Lake Braddock High School vs Robinson High School


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:29:43 GMT

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Robinson scored in the fourth quarter with 42 seconds left in the game to win 35 - 31 over its rival Lake Braddock for the Battle of Burke.

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The 'Nightmare on Elm Street' house is for sale. Take a look inside.


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:03:07 GMT

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The 2,700 square foot home in Los Angeles is listed for $3.25 million.

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FOUND: Police searching for missing 11-year-old girl


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:01:09 GMT

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Police say 11-year-old Kimberly Benitez Rivera was last seen Thursday afternoon around 2 p.m. in the 3500 block of Leesburg Court.

Read more: FOUND: Police searching for missing 11-year-old girl


COVID-19 Live Updates | Virginia new cases take slight dip


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 13:32:15 GMT

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You'll find important information about coronavirus cases as well as the impacts that COVID-19 is having on life in Hampton Roads and in northeastern North Carolina.

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No, disposable masks can’t be recycled at most municipal recycling centers


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 13:00:39 GMT

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The EPA says disposable masks and other PPE should not be recycled in a home bin, and a conservation group estimates billions of masks will end up in the ocean.

Read more: No, disposable masks can’t be recycled at most municipal recycling centers


Lorli von Trapp Campbell, of 'Sound of Music' family, dies


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 12:33:42 GMT

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The second daughter of Maria von Trapp, whose Austrian family became famous through the musical and movie “The Sound of Music,” has died.

Read more: Lorli von Trapp Campbell, of 'Sound of Music' family, dies


Map: View COVID-19 transmission rates in your area


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 12:32:15 GMT

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The tracker is updated daily at 8 p.m. and searchable down to the county level.

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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 12:16:13 GMT

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Pfizer says kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine are safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing infections in elementary school children.

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COVID-19 testing for FCPS staff, students to begin in November


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 10:33:24 GMT

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The program will begin on Nov. 1 and is only required for contracted/hourly staff and for student-athletes.

Read more: COVID-19 testing for FCPS staff, students to begin in November


World's biggest triceratops sells for $7.7 million in Paris


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 09:28:33 GMT

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The world’s biggest triceratops skeleton, known as “Big John,” has been sold for 6.6 million euros ($7.7 million) to a private collector at a Paris auction house.

Read more: World's biggest triceratops sells for $7.7 million in Paris


Memorial service in honor of Colin Powell set for Nov. 5


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 09:21:32 GMT

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A memorial service for Colin L. Powell, the retired Army general and former secretary of state, will be held Nov. 5 at Washington National Cathedral.

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Vice President Kamala Harris campaigns for Terry McAuliffe in Prince William, as chances of Republicans reclaiming Virginia governor’s mansion grow


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 08:41:36 GMT

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Harris told the crowd in Prince William County. “There is nothing about this election that can be taken for granted.”

Read more: Vice President Kamala Harris campaigns for Terry McAuliffe in Prince William, as chances of Republicans reclaiming Virginia governor’s mansion grow


Hundreds of SkyWest flights delayed, canceled Thursday after 'technical issue'


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 03:56:23 GMT

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SkyWest said it dealt with approximately 700 canceled flights Thursday and was working to minimize impact on Friday's schedule

Read more: Hundreds of SkyWest flights delayed, canceled Thursday after 'technical issue'

 
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