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  • Ben Jealous Accused of Trying to Block Competitors for Gov.

    Two African-American candidates for Maryland governor say candidate Ben Jealous tried to keep them off the ballot through intimidation. One says she lost her job because of him. News4's Tracee Wilkins reports.

  • Program Empowers Asian-American Students

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, so what better time to focus on an organization that believes that empowering the next generation of leaders begins with mental health? AALEAD does that through it's work with underserved Asian American youth. Leon Harris reports this week's Harris' Heroes.

  • Memorial Day Traffic: What to Know

    News4's Melissa Mollet has advice on how to get around this Memorial Day weekend.

  • Shooting of 2 More Teens Puts SE DC Neighborhoods on Edge

    Two more teenagers were shot and wounded Thursday night in Southeast D.C. "People know who did it but they're not going to tell. This is just a code they live by," one resident said. News4's Chris Gordon spoke with neighbors.

  • Man Mowing Lawn Collapsed, Then Firefighter Finished Mowing

    When a man had a heart attack as he mowed his lawn in Virginia, his neighbor helped save his life -- and a firefighter helped him and then finished mowing his lawn. Paul Hoffman is relatively new to his neighborhood in Leesburg, Virginia. Everyone in the new, partially completed development is. But one of his new neighbors helped him when he needed it most. Copperhead Spotted in Park Near National Mall Hoffman was mowing the front lawn on Sunday, May 20 when he suddenly collapsed. "[It was]...

  • WATCH: Santa Fe teenager who died protecting others laid to rest

    Christian Riley Garcia was killed during the May 18 shooting at Santa Fe High School.

    ABC News