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  • Jeff Sessions Is Killing Civil Rights

    Across immigration, policing, criminal justice, and voting rights, the attorney general is pushing an agenda that could erase many of the legal gains of modern America's defining movement.

    The Atlantic
  • Man Killed in Shooting at Popular Md. Playground

    A man has died after being shot near a popular playground in a Bladensburg, Maryland neighborhood that residents say is usually calm. The shooting occured at Varnum Park after 2 p.m. Monday, police said. Barry Trotz Resigns as Washington Capitals Head Coach A man was found with a gunshot wound to the head, police said. He was taken to the hospital, where he died. "It's scary because now we can't trust anyone around here," Maria Vivar, who lives near the park, said. "It's really shocking." ...
  • DC Debates Higher Wage for Tipped Employees

    Initiative 77 would require restaurants to raise the minimum wage to $15 for tipped employees. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.
  • Get a Sneak Peek at The New National Children's Museum

    Join News4's Aimee Cho for a first look at the National Children's Museum, which is set to reopen in D.C. next year.
  • After 20 Years, Police Hope New Photo Will Revive Cold Case

    Charles County Police hope a new facial reconstruction photo will help them discover the identity of a woman found dead more than 20 years ago. The victim, known as Jane Doe, was found in a wooded area near Crain Highway on June 16, 1998. She wasn't wearing any clothes and had been violently beaten. Police say she died from suffocation. Barry Trotz Resigns as Washington Capitals Head Coach Police checked Doe's information against fingerprint and DNA databases, but couldn't find any matches....
  • Aine Coutinho’s Wiki: Meet the Gorgeous Wife of Brasil’s Philippe Coutinho!

    Brasil’s midfielder, Philippe Coutinho, has shown the world why he is one of the most valuable players in the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018! He scored the first goal against Switzerland in 20 minutes since the start of the game! And his devoted wife, Aine Coutinho, is hoping to see the FIFA 2018 cup at home! The couple has always stuck together, and Aine Coutinho has been her husband’s biggest supporter to date. This world cup is going to be a big one for Coutinho and his lovely family!… The post...

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  • DC Renters Need to Make $34 an Hour to Afford a 2-BR: Report

    People who live in the D.C. area need to earn a higher hourly wage to afford housing than those in almost anywhere else in the country, a new report says. An annual report from The National Low Income Housing Coalition says that in the D.C. metropolitan area, a full-time worker must earn $34.48 per hour to afford a modest, two-bedroom rental while spending no more than 30 percent of their income on rent and utilities. That area includes Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia. Barry Trotz Resigns as...
  • Roller Coaster Riders Rescued From Ride at Six Flags in Md.

    Several people riding a roller coaster at Six Flags America needed to be rescued Monday after the ride got stuck near a peak. Workers at Six Flags America, in Bowie, Maryland, were able to get riders off the Superman: Ride of Steel ride, Prince George's County fire department spokesman Mark Brady said live on News4.  24 People Rescued From Coaster Stalled at Six Flags Stomach-churning Chopper4 footage shows the ride in place at the peak of a hill, just before it would have raced downward. The...
  • When Children Say They’re Trans

    Hormones? Surgery? The choices are fraught—and there are no easy answers.

    The Atlantic
  • Ellipse Closed After Man Climbs Over White House Barrier

    A man climbed over a security barrier at the White House complex Monday, according to the U.S. Secret Service. Secret Secret officers took the man into custody between E Street and the Ellipse. Marijuana, Edibles, Cash and Guns Seized in DC The person dropped a backpack at the scene. The Secret Service did not say what was in the backpack. The Ellipse is closed, a Secret Service spokesperson said. Pedestrian and vehicle traffic on E Street and the White House fence line is restricted.  ...
  • Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Crash in DC

    A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a crash with a pickup truck Monday morning in the District. D.C. police and D.C. Fire & EMS were called to New Jersey Avenue NW at F Street about 9:30 a.m. Warner Bros. Crackdown Puts Dark Mark Over Potter Festivals The motorcyclist has been rushed to a hospital. The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene. Northbound New Jersey Avenue NW between E and F streets has been closed for the crash investigation. 'Scarface' Producer Martin...
  • Asia’h Epperson’s Wiki: Meet the Other Woman at the Center of T.I.’s Cheating Scandal

    After Tiny filed for divorce from T.I. following his alleged infidelity, reports claimed that the couple was working things out. But a video that has surfaced online tells a different story, as it alleges T.I. was cheating on Tiny again. T.I. a.k.a. Tip is reportedly seen slapping the butt of a woman who is identified as Asia’h Epperson. Sound familiar? It’s not the first time she’s made headlines, as we’ll elaborate further, along with details from Asia’h Epperson’s… The post Asia’h Epperson’s...

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  • Meet the Cast of “We’re the Campbells” Right Here! New TV Reality Series Starts on June 19!

    While we’ve been enjoying some amazing gospel performances by Grammy Award-winning duo Erica and Warryn Campbell, the couple has been busy shooting for We’re the Campbells, a reality TV show. It’s a docu-series premiering on TV One on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Get to know We’re the Campbells’ cast right here! Power couple Erica and Warryn Campbell are not new to the entertainment industry. Remember Mary Mary? Their latest reality show, We’re the Campbells, is all… The post “We’re the Campbells”:...

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  • Dads & Daughters: Hair-Styling Help

    An upcoming class at First Avenue Hair Design in Silver Spring aims to help dads learn to style their daughters' hair. Photo Credit: NBC4
  • T.I. Caught Cheating On Tiny Amid Reconciliation Speculation

    T.I. is the undoubted pioneer of hustling, but he’s not hustling any fans after a video surfaced of him allegedly cheating on Tiny. T.I. and Xscape vocalist, Tiny, have been reportedly working on salvaging their marriage for a year. But this cheating scandal might be the last straw for Tiny. “King of the South” rapper T.I. is facing backlash after a damning video shows him getting handsy with a woman who’s not his wife, Tiny. Tameka “Tiny” Cottle had filed for divorce… The post T.I. Caught...

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  • DC Has Mixed Feelings on Initiative 77

    Opponents of a ballot measure that would require restaurants and bars to pay D.C. servers minimum wage say many workers would wind up losing their jobs. But proponents of the measure say that's not true. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.
  • Man Accused of Recording Video of Women in DC Dressing Room

    A man has been arrested and charged with one misdemeanor count of voyeurism after police say he tried to record two women changing in a downtown D.C. Forever 21 dressing room. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.
  • Marijuana, Edibles, Cash and Guns Seized in DC

    D.C. police arrested 30 people and seized marijuana, edibles, $10,000 in cash and three guns at a pop-up event in Northeast.Photo Credit: Metropolitan Police Department
  • 2 Maryland Men Killed in Boating Accident on Potomac River

    Divers have recovered the bodies of two men killed in a boating accident on the Potomac River in Charles County, Maryland, police say. The men, Eriberto Ferrufino, 47, and Franklin Ferrufino, 43, both of Silver Spring, went missing Saturday night, Maryland Natural Resources Police said on Twitter. Longtime DC Radio Host Frank Harden Dies at 95 Police began searching for the men after the boat they were riding in was discovered empty and turning in circles near Cobb Island.  Police say they...
  • Longtime DC Radio Host Frank Harden Dies at 95

    Radio host Frank Harden has died after decades on the air in D.C. Harden, one half of the WMAL show "Harden and Weaver," died Friday in Chevy Chase, the radio station announced. He was 95. School Dress Code Unfairly Targets Girls: Fairfax Official "Harden and Weaver" was created in 1960 and covered news, weather, traffic and more. The show featured an array of imaginary characters, played a morning march and once played a morning hymn. Harden is remembered as a familiar voice to many in the...
  • Democratic Candidates for Maryland Governor Face Off

    The leading Democratic candidates for the Maryland governor's race faced off in a News4 forum. The participants were Rushern Baker, Ben Jealous, Richard Madaleno, Alec Ross, Jim Shea and Krish Vignarajah. This is part 1 of the forum. Go here to watch part 2. Go here to watch the candidates respond to more questions about top issues in the state.
  • New CryptoMiner Hijacks Your Bitcoin Transaction; Over 300,000 Computers Have Been Attacked

    The main function of ClipboardWalletHijacker is a recurrent loop monitoring the content of the clipboard.
  • Will Tiffany Haddish Continue Wearing the Famous White Dress at 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards?

    We all know Tiffany Haddish. Comedy queen extraordinaire, Girls Trip star, one of Time’s most influential people, and an unabashed role model. And we love her even more for giving us the important message of being yourself. The best part? She’s thrown Hollywood fashion norms out the window and has made a point of re-wearing the same white dress at major events. Will she continue the trend? Tiffany Haddish will continue her streak of entertainment when she hosts the 2018… The post Will Tiffany...

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  • DC's Public Schools Go From Success Story to Cautionary Tale

    As recently as a year ago, the public school system in the nation's capital was being hailed as a shining example of successful urban education reform and a template for districts across the country. Now the situation in the District of Columbia could not be more different. After a series of rapid-fire scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, Washington's school system has gone from a point of pride to perhaps the largest public embarrassment of Mayor Muriel Bowser's tenure. DCPS...