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  • DC Council Member Trayon White Under Fire Again

    There are new calls to officially reprimand D.C. Council Member Trayon White. The Washington Post reported White donated to a Nation of Islam event where leader Louis Farrakhan said "powerful Jews are my enemy." News4's Shomari Stone reports.

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  • Teen Charged With Raping Girl During Hotel Party

    A local student says she was raped during a party in a hotel room in Manassas, Virginia, police say. A group of teens were drinking alcohol at the hotel on the 7300 block of Old Centreville Road on Sunday, April 15, police said. At some point after 3 a.m., the victim told police that one of the teens sexually assaulted her while she was unconscious. Parents Speak About Losing Infant Son in Crosswalk Crash The girl reported the assault to a school resource officer a couple of days later. On...

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  • Teen Charged in Hotel Rape Investigation

    A 17-year-old has been charged with rape after an incident inside a Manassas, Virginia, hotel room. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.

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  • First-Responders to Va. Food Truck Crash Receive Valor Award

    The first-responders who helped save members of a family after a food truck ran a stop sign and crashed into their car received valor awards in Loudoun County Friday. "I'm a really grateful person and this gives me the opportunity to actually shake people's hands, look them in the eye and say thank you for what they've done," said Faran Kaplan, father of three children who survived the crash." Food Truck Driver Convicted of Manslaughter for Va. Crash "I'm honored," paramedic Matthew Sheehan...

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  • Dump Truck Driver, 85, Killed in Crash With Tractor-Trailer

    An 85-year-old man died near Prince George’s Community College on Friday afternoon when the dump truck he was driving collided with a stopped tractor-trailer, police said. The driver in the tractor-trailer, identified as 58-year old John Rejhm, was transported to the hospital with undisclosed injuries. The accident shut down parts of Route 202 in Largo, Maryland, for several hours. About 11 a.m., the dump truck carrying a load of dirt hit the back of the tractor-trailer at a traffic signal. It...

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  • Fire Destroys Landmark Restaurant on Banks of Patuxent River

    Fire destroyed a restaurant that’s been a landmark on the banks of the Patuxent River in Charles County, Maryland, since the 1930s.Photo Credit: NBCWashington

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  • Police Searching for Man Who Tried to Sexually Assault Girl

    A man with a knife broke into an apartment and tried to sexually assault a girl Friday morning in Arlington, Virginia, police say. The man forced his way into the apartment on South Frederick Street in the Arlington Mill neighborhood sometime between 7:30 and 8 a.m. "She was up and about when the incident occurred and he held her at his will," said Ashley Savage, spokeswoman for the Arlington County Police Department. Savage said for some reason the suspect ran off. The girl was taken to a...

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  • Video: Bus Robber Takes Off With Wallet, Is Then Hit by SUV

    What goes around came back around pretty quickly for a robbery suspect in Rockville, Maryland. The suspect stole a man's wallet on a Ride On bus that was going westbound on East Gude Drive on Friday, April 13, Montgomery County police said. Mom Speaks About Losing Infant Son in Crosswalk Crash The man discovered his wallet was gone and struggled with the suspect trying to get it back. During the struggle, the bus driver stopped the bus at the intersection of East Gude Dr. and Taft Street. The...

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  • Throw It Away: CDC Expands Warning on Romaine Lettuce

    Federal officials expanded a romaine lettuce warning on Friday to cover all types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region. "Unless the source of the product is known, consumers anywhere in the United States who have any store-bought romaine lettuce at home should not eat it and should throw it away, even if some of it was eaten and no one has gotten sick," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Product labels often do not identify growing regions; so,...

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  • Twitch: Explained

    Twitch.tv is the largest, most popular place to watch people play and livestream video games. It’s become so popular that musicians like Drake are getting in on the act.

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  • EDM Icon Avicii Remembered as 'Beautiful Soul'

    He was remembered as a "beautiful soul" by Calvin Harris and as a game-changer for modern dance music by Deadmau5.Photo Credit: Rich Polk/Getty Images for Rolling Stone, File This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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  • Star DJ Avicii Has Died

    EDM star Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, died at the age of 28.

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  • Earth Day Cleanup Planned at Md. Park

    Bladensburg Waterfront Park will get a spruce-up Saturday, and an organizer is encouraging people to reduce their plastic usage.

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  • For Your Weekend: 18 Things to Do in and Around DC

    Here's the best and brightest for your weekend in and around D.C.

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  • For Your Weekend: 18 Things to Do in and Around DC

    No matter your scene, there's great things in store For Your Weekend. An international film festival is spotlighting comedies from around the world, D.C.'s cannabis community will take over RFK Stadium, and there's beer celebrations to be found in Virginia and D.C. Want to enjoy your weekend cheaply? Here's our top free and cheap picks in D.C.: Sports and Sporting The Wizards in the PlayoffsFriday, 8 p.m.Sunday, 6 p.m.CapitalOne Arena As of this writing, tickets are still available for the...

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  • 'Tonight': Tina Fey Surprises Fans While They Thank Her

    Tina Fey surprises superfans while they film video messages to her, sharing how her career and "Mean Girls" impacted them, and Jimmy Fallon surprises Tina with a heartfelt message of his own.Photo Credit: Feed Loader

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  • 'Tonight': Superlatives 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Jimmy Fallon hands out superlatives to the NHL players competing in the playoffs for the Stanley Cup.Photo Credit: Feed Loader

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  • A Sneak Peek Inside the MLK Library Renovations

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Chinatown is getting a big makeover and News4's Shomari Stone got a peek inside to see how much work is left.

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  • DC Police Search for Possible Serial Groper

    A man groped women in at least three different D.C. neighborhoods, police say. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.

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  • Groups Speak Against Hate After Men Assaulted in DC

    Several groups joined together in a vigil against hate after two men were assaulted in Northwest D.C. Police said the attackers shouted homophobic slurs at the men. News4's Shomari Stone reports.

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  • Mother Speaks About Losing Infant Son in Crosswalk Crash

    A mother who lost her infant son in a crash while pushing him in a stroller at a Virginia intersection says she relives the moment every day. Mindy Schulz was crossing Riverside Parkway in Lansdowne with her 5-month-old son Tristan on Aug. 31, 2016, when an SUV turning onto the road struck them. Parents Testify Against Driver Who Hit Stroller, Killed Baby The driver of the SUV, John Miller, was sentenced in January to a 12-month jail sentence for reckless driving and failure to yield. In...

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  • Redskins Release 2018 Schedule

    The Washington Redskins announced its 2018 schedule Thursday night, which includes a Thanksgiving Day match against the Dallas Cowboys. The Redskins will open the season on the road on Sept. 9 when they play the Arizona Cardinals, followed by back-to-back home games — first against the Indianapolis Colts on Sept. 16, then against the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 23. For a third-straight year, the Redskins will play on Thanksgiving. The team will play its rival Dallas on Thursday, Nov. 22 and...

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  • Lyft Driver Forced to Drive 70 Miles at Gunpoint

    A man accused of forcing a Lyft driver to take him 70 miles from Maryland into Washington, D.C., at gunpoint was convicted by a jury Wednesday on federal kidnapping and drug charges. At 3:20 p.m. Dec. 11, 27-year-old Shane Browne had a Lyft driver take him from Calvert House Apartments in northwest D.C. to a Red Roof Inn in Aberdeen, Maryland, 72 miles away, according to the prosecution. After arriving about two hours later, the driver, having become suspicious of Browne, told him he wouldn't...

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  • Congressional Baseball Shooting First-Responders Honored

    The officers and medics who first responded to last summer's shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice were honored for their bravery at a ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia, Thursday. One by one their names were called to receive their medals for valor to a standing ovation, but that wasn’t on their minds 10 years ago. Scalise Undergoes Planned Surgery 10 Months After Shooting "They're glad to be here with their families, they'll take their moment in the sunshine, but they'd...

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