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Md. State Police Help To Intercept $2.3M Worth Of Synthetic Marijuana

Police from four agencies in our region team up to interrupt the distribution of hundreds of pounds of a dangerous synthetic marijuana.

14 hours ago

Pope Francis waves during his weekly audience in the Paul VI hall on August 12, 2015 at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI        (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis To Celebrate Washington Mass In Spanish

The Archbishop of Washington has announced that Pope Francis will celebrate his upcoming Washington Mass in Spanish.

20 hours ago

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Police Seize Over 260 Pounds Of Synthetic Drugs Worth $2.3M

District of Columbia police say they’ve made the largest seizure of synthetic drugs in the city’s history — more than 260 pounds. That’s a street value of roughly $2.3 million.

09/02/2015

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Waldorf Man Convicted Of Fatal 2012 Slaying Of D.C. Cab Driver

A 19-year-old man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Washington cab driver three years ago.

09/02/2015

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Taxi Driver Accused Of Sexual Assault In D.C.

Police in Washington are asking for the public’s help finding a taxi driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman.

08/31/2015

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Metro Derailment Caused By Equipment Failure, Human Error

Metro says the derailment of an empty train in downtown Washington earlier this month was caused by a combination of equipment failure and human error.

08/28/2015

Senator Tom Carper, a Democrat from Delaware, center, talks to members of the media after a Democratic luncheon at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu and a co-sponsor of a bill to approve TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline are expressing confidence they'll have the 60 votes needed to pass today. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Vote Tally In Favor Of Iran Deal Climbs To 30 In Senate

Democratic Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has become the 30th senator to back the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum for the White House-backed agreement grows.

08/28/2015

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Man Charged With Shooting, Burning Mother Of 3

Police in Washington have arrested a man in connection with the slaying of a 27-year-old woman who was found shot and burned in a southeast apartment.

08/27/2015

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Washington Monument Elevator Stops Working Again

The Washington Monument has been closed again after its second elevator outage in two days.

08/26/2015

Two-day barricade situation comes to an end in Northeast D.C. (Photo/ WUSA0)

Barricade Situation Lasting 2 Days In DC Comes To An End

A two-day barricade situation in Washington has come to an end

08/22/2015

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DC Zoo’s Den Surrounding Possibly Pregnant Panda Closed

Officials at Washington’s National Zoo have closed part of the panda habitat to the public because the zoo’s adult female panda is entering the final stages of a possible pregnancy.

08/19/2015

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National Cathedral Dean To Step Down After 3 Years At Church

The Very Rev. Gary Hall says he will step down as dean of Washington National Cathedral and retire at the end of the year.

08/18/2015

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