DC State Fair To Feature Marijuana Growing Contest

For the first time, the District of Columbia State Fair will include a marijuana growing contest.


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14 Alleged Members Of $5 Million Car Theft Ring Indicted

Fourteen alleged members of a $5 million car theft ring operating in Washington and its Maryland suburbs have been indicted on federal racketeering charges.


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National Archives To Honor Historian Taylor Branch

The National Archives plans to honor civil rights historian Taylor Branch for his scholarship and will feature the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian in an interview with former Attorney General Eric Holder.



Woman Dies After 2 Cars Collide In Landover

Prince George’s County Police say a woman has died after the car she was riding in crashed with another vehicle in Landover.


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Man Wanted In Deaths Of Wife, Stepdaughter May Be In D.C. Area

Court documents show a Sanford man charged in the deaths of his wife and stepdaughter may have fled with his teenage stepson to the Washington, D.C., area.


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Police: Woman Struck, Killed By Truck While Changing Tire

A woman has died after authorities say she was struck by a pickup truck while changing her tire in Southeast Washington.


BALTIMORE, MD - JULY 10: Adam Jones #10 hits Jonathan Schoop #6 of the Baltimore Orioles with a pie after Schoop hit a walk off home run giving the Orioles a 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 10, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Schoop’s 9th-Inning HR Carries Orioles Past Nationals 3-2

Jonathan Schoop hit a game-winning solo homer with two outs in the ninth inning as the Baltimore Orioles rallied past the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Friday night.


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Camp Counselor Charged With Inappropriately Touching Girl

Montgomery County Police have charged a counselor at a summer camp in Bethesda with having inappropriate contact with a 11-year-old girl.


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Witnesses To Fatal Stabbing On D.C. Metro Watched It Unfold

Kevin Sutherland died in the first-ever homicide aboard a Metro train in the subway system’s nearly 40-year history, stabbed to death after resisting a robbery attempt. The attack stunned passengers who watched it unfold.


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Capital Panel Gives Final Approval To Eisenhower Memorial

A long-delayed effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower is gaining design approvals to potentially move forward.


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Train Service Ramping Up To Take Crowds To National Mall

Metro is increasing train service to help people get to the National Mall to see the fireworks.


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Barry Manilow To Headline ‘Capitol Fourth’ Concert In D.C.

Barry Manilow, country group Alabama and KC and the Sunshine Band will perform for the annual “Capitol Fourth” concert on the National Mall with the National Symphony Orchestra.