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Preschool Teacher Charged With Biting Toddler

A northern Virginia preschool teacher has been charged with assault and battery for allegedly biting a 13-month-old boy in her care.


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Ravens Offensive Lineman Jah Reid Arrested On Battery Charges

Another Ravens player finds himself in trouble with the law.


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6 Teens In Custody, Accused Of Attacking Woman On Light Rail

Six teens are in custody after police say they attacked a woman on the lightt rail.


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Extreme Cold Leaves Motorists Stranded; AAA Gets More Than 1,000 Calls In An Hour

These frigid temperatures are not only dangerous for the human body, they’re also causing problems for drivers on the road.


C-MAX Solar Energi Concept Car (Image credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.


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Illinois State Player From Baltimore Pleads Guilty To Punching Woman

Illinois State basketball player Daishon Knight has pleaded guilty to punching a woman and resisting arrest. He has also been reinstated to the basketball team.


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Pepco Donates Smoke Alarms To Prince George’s Co.

Pepco is donating smoke alarms to fire officials in Prince George’s County.


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8 States, Including Md., Join Forces To Promote Clean Cars

Eight states, including Maryland, pledged Thursday to work together to dramatically multiply the number of zero-emission cars on the nation’s roads by speeding the construction of charging stations and other infrastructure.



Md. Man Arrested In Old Boston Subway Assault Case

A 52-year-old Washington, D.C.-area man is charged in an alleged 2004 indecent assault on a then-23-year-old woman on a Boston subway.


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Defibrillator On Metro Had Weak Battery

Metro officials are checking all 46 automated external defibrillators at stations after a device used on a man having a heart attack had an insufficient battery charge.


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47 New Metro Hybrid Buses In Need Of Repairs

Metro says nearly 50 new hybrid buses are in need of repairs because they can develop shorts in their battery systems.


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Do Battery-Pack Failures Reduce the Life of Hybrid Cars? A Reader Asks

Our reader Jonathan P asks: I have a 1997 Saturn that, remarkably, is still running. It probably has the book value of a large watermelon, so if anything major goes wrong with it, that’s the […]