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  • Western storms bring flooding threat as cold blast hits Midwest and East Coast

    It’s a warmer day ahead for the Northeast With yesterday's lake effect snow long gone. Highs will be in the 50’s for many areas. Our attention turns now to the West where serious of storms will bring a threat of flooding to Washington state There are flood watches for Seattle and most of...

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  • Hummus Recalled Over Possible Bacterial Contamination

    A Virginia company is recalling a hummus product sold in several states because of possible bacterial contamination.  The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said in a statement that Asmar's Mediterranean Food, Inc. of Alexandria is recalling one lot of Asmar's Original Hommus because the product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.  Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections to individuals with weakened immune systems.  The...

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  • Earthquake survivor reacts to 'devastating' loss of status for 60K Haitians in US

    Nearly 60,000 Haitians currently living in the United States under a protected immigration status will have 18 months to leave or face deportation after the Trump administration announced the end of a program that allowed thousands of survivors of Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake to reside in the...

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  • WATCH: Fallen Border Patrol agent was attacked with rocks, union says

    Federal authorities said Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, 36, died in West Texas while on a patrol on Sunday morning, but they declined to say how he died.

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  • WATCH: 60K Haitians to lose protected immigration status in US

    Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke announced the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti with an 18-month delay "to allow for an orderly transition," the agency announced in a press release on Monday.

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  • Police arrest suspect in fatal shooting of Pennsylvania police officer

    Police in New Kensington, Pennsylvania on Tuesday said they arrested a suspect who they believe fatally shot a rookie Pennsylvania State Police officer. The Pennsylvania State police announced the arrest of 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt early Tuesday morning after offering a reward of up to $55,000...

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  • LaVar Ball on why he refuses to thank President Trump

    LaVar Ball downplayed reports that he is feuding with President Donald Trump in an interview on Monday, but he declined to thank the president for helping to get his son, LiAngelo Ball, home from China. “You know where my boy is at right now because of me. Because I spent all that time and love...

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  • Fired Official Seeks to Clear Record of Sex-Related Crime

    A fired Maryland court official is seeking a judge's reconsideration to clear his record of a sex-related crime.  Israel Mangroo is a former district court commissioner in Montgomery County. Last year, he was sentenced to 18 months of probation and sex offender counseling for using his cellphone to take a picture up the skirt of an assistant state's attorney.  Court documents show he's seeking probation before judgment. If successful, that would mean his record would eventually show no...

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  • WATCH: Hopes fade for 4 still missing in nursing home blaze outside Philadelphia

    Four residents of a senior living community in a suburb of Philadelphia are still unaccounted for after a massive fire that occurred last Thursday

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  • Fallen Border Patrol agent was attacked with rocks, union says

    A federal Border Patrol agent who died in the line of duty may have been bludgeoned to death with rocks, a spokesperson for the National Border Patrol Council said Monday. Federal authorities said Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, 36, died in West Texas while on a patrol on Sunday morning,...

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  • Hopes fade for 4 still missing in nursing home blaze outside Philadelphia

    Four residents of a senior living community in a suburb of Philadelphia are still unaccounted for after a massive fire that occurred last Thursday, according to authorities. The missing residents of the Barclays Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, Pennsylvania are a husband and wife,...

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  • Whitefish Energy stops work in Puerto Rico over $83M owed

    Only 46.6 percent of the island’s electrical grid is generating power.

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  • Va. Bus Driver, Aide Charged in Assault of Autistic Boy

    A school bus driver and an aide have been charged after an 11-year-old autistic boy was allegedly assaulted twice on a Fairfax County, Virginia, school bus. Fairfax County police said James Duffy II, 62, and Edmund Bailey, 35, both of Lorton, Virginia, were each charged with count of assault and battery. Investigators said the two assaulted the autistic boy on Oct. 11 and Oct. 13 while on the way to school. Detectives said the second assault was witnessed by a staff member, who intervened. Both...

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  • 1 dead, dozens injured in cosmetics factory explosion

    All of those injured are expected to survive.

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  • Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

    A federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick issued the ruling on Monday in lawsuits brought by two California counties, San...

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  • 1 Missing Va. Teen Found in DC, 2 Others Still Missing

    One of three teens missing from the Bristow area of Prince William County, Virginia has been located, police said. Prince William County police said Breonia Andreia Thomas, 17, was located in Washington, D.C., and is safe. They said the two other teens are missing. All three girls left the Bristow area about 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12. The FBI is involved in the search for the teens and is asking for the public's help to find them. Ashley Sarahy Lemus is described as a 17-year-old Hispanic...

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  • AP Was There: Charles Manson, followers guilty of slayings

    EDITOR'S NOTE — On Jan. 26, 1971, Charles Manson and three members of his California cult were convicted for the murders of seven people, including pregnant actress Sharon Tate. The Associated Press is republishing a version of its original report about the conviction by Linda Deutsch, who...

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  • DC Funeral Home Sued by Attorney General; Remains Removed

    A consumer lawsuit and motion for a temporary restraining order was filed against a northwest Washington, D.C., funeral home after the attorney general for D.C. said the home was operating without proper licenses. Attorney General Karl Racine said Austin Royster Funeral Home, located in the 500 block of Kennedy Street Northwest, charged grieving families for services it did not provide, according to a release from the Office of the Attorney General. Racine filed the suit on Nov. 18 in a D.C....

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  • Judging Jay Gruden, Kirk Cousins Isn’t Always Logical

    Jay Gruden and Kirk Cousins are very different men, and yet, their game-to-game performances are incredibly similar. Each provide grand highlights virtually every week, where the only question about their respective futures is how on earth the Washington Redskins could even think about living without them. Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip Celebrate 70th Anniversary There are also just enough head-scratching moments where one wonders the hell they were thinking. The last two weeks, capped by...

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  • WATCH: Rat terrifies NYC subway riders

    The rodent caused quite a commotion when it got trapped inside a subway car.

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  • Sports Junkies Lament Redskins Loss to Saints

    Like all Redskins fans, The Sports Junkies from 106.7 the Fan are frustrated and disappointed after Sunday’s heartbreaking loss to the Saints. Where are they pointing the finger? And why the guys still have hope when it comes to the playoffs! They cover it all on the Good, the Bad and the Junkies.

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  • Calling All Landlords: DC Seeks Homes for Homeless

    Do you have an apartment to rent? D.C. is hoping you can help. Mayor Muriel Bowser launched a campaign Monday to find permanent housing for 400 homeless households during the holiday season. Many of the families that need homes have housing vouchers -- they just need landlords who will let them move in. DC Homeless Veteran Hopes to Find Home Before Thanksgiving Tremaine Anderson, a housekeeper with two young children, signed the lease for her new home on Monday. As her kids, Zaire and Zion,...

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  • Construction on I-66 Express Lanes Begins

    News4's Adam Tuss shows what began I-66 in Virginia on Monday. Construction is expected to last more than four years.

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  • Free Speech or Riot? Inauguration Day Protest Trial Begins

    Can you be found guilty of rioting if there's no evidence you destroyed any property or set any fires? The first trial of several trials regarding demonstrations on Inauguration Day 2016 started Monday. News4's Mark Segraves reports.

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