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  • Sheriff: Motive unclear for Maryland shooter who killed 3

    ABERDEEN, Md. — Law enforcement officials said Friday they might never know the motive for a female shooter’s violent rampage that killed three people and wounded three at a sprawling Maryland warehouse before she turned the gun on herself. It’s little consolation for grieving relatives and others trying to find answers. The suspect, 26-year-old Snochia Moseley of Baltimore County, had been diagnosed with some kind of mental illness in 2016 but had legally purchased the handgun she carried in...

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  • At Least 6 Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Exposure

    At least six people were taken to the hospital after they were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide while operating propane-powered equipment inside a Gaithersburg, Maryland, building.  The workers were operating the equipment inside a building at 15200 Omega Drive Saturday morning, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer said on Twitter. Government Fines MD $30K for Delays Installing Safety System Piringer said the area were the workers were lacked ventilation,...

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  • Alcohol May Be Factor in Serious I-95 Crash, Police Say

    Maryland State Police believe alcohol may be a factor in a crash that injured two people and shut down part of I-95 for several hours.  The crash happened at 3:21 a.m. Saturday in the northbound lanes of I-95 at MD-200 in Beltsville, Maryland.  Government Fines MD $30K for Delays Installing Safety System Police say a 45-year-old man driving a GMC Yukon rear-ended a woman's car while both vehicles were in motion. The impact of the crash caused the car to run off the road.  The driver of the...

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  • DC Police Raid Storefront Where Suspects Sold Marijuana

    D.C. police officers raided a storefront in Northeast where they say people were selling pot out in the open. News4's Jackie Bensen spoke to members of the community who said they don't want that kind of activity in their neighborhood.

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  • Md. 'Psychic' Sentenced to 6 Years for Scamming Clients

    A Maryland woman who said she was a psychic and scammed customers out of $340,000 to cure them of "curses" has been sentenced to six years in prison. Gina Marie Marks, who identified herself as Natalie Miller in her meetings with clients, stole from five people who sought her help over the course of more than two years.  Florence Flood Breaches Power Plant Dam, Coal Ash May Spill Marks pleaded guilty to felony theft in February. "I'm not a monster. I'm a good person," Marks said in court...

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  • Md. Man Found Dead After Going Missing in Hawaii: Friend

    A Potomac, Maryland, man who vanished after going for a hike during his honeymoon in Hawaii has been found dead, a longtime family friend tells News4. Stephen Kramar and Jeffanie Kramar went to the island of Molokai after getting married on Sept. 8 in Falls Church, Virginia. Stephen went missing Monday after setting out alone to find a hiking trail. Government Fines MD $30K for Delays Installing Safety System A longtime friend of Jeffanie Kramer confirmed a report from NBC affiliate KHNL that...

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  • A Wednesday's Child Reunion, 2 Decades After Adoption

    When D.C. police officer Ernest Landers was just 5 years old, he was a little boy looking for an adoptive home. Twenty-two years later, he recently reunited with NBC4's Barbara Harrison, who helped him find that home.  Landers said he remembered being featured on the show and thought it was his "lucky day" because it led to his adoption by his two fathers. Government Fines MD $30K for Delays Installing Safety System His dads, Arnie Landers and Anthony Hutcherson, knew they wanted to raise a...

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  • Painted Baby Turtles Detained at Dulles Airport

    Four baby turtles with painted shells were detained at Washington Dulles International Airport earlier this month.  Customs officers seized the turtles from a family returning from a trip to China on Sept. 5, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials said in a statement Friday.  Government Fines MD $30K for Delays Installing Safety System The family apparently purchased the turtles from a street vendor. They declared the turtles to customs officers at Dulles. The family was referred...

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  • Woman Violently Raped in Her Virginia Apartment

    Arlington County police shared security video of a man wanted for the violent rape of a woman inside her apartment. Northern Virginia Bureau Reporter David Culver has the story,

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  • Semi-Pro Football Coach Helps Players Get Into College

    The coach of a D.C.-area semi-professional football team uses his own money to help his players go to college. Montgomery County Rams coach Qunicy Royal's mission is to get a college education for all of his players even if he has to go broke doing it. Government Fines MD $30K for Delays Installing Safety System “I called Coach Q up, and he wanted to know my whole life story, had me over for dinner and accepted me on the team,” said Michael Joseph Harsanyi, who has been Royal’s team for a few...

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  • Maryland Teen Missing After Going to NYC With Boyfriend

    An honors student from Maryland has been missing since early September, and the search for the teen is growing more urgent by the day. Fifteen-year-old Janee Monique DeVille disappeared from DuVal High School in Lanham on Sept. 4. She took a bus to New York City with her boyfriend, who was the last person to see her, police say. The 17-year-old boyfriend returned to Maryland, but she did not. Government Fines MD $30K for Delays Installing Safety System "Janee, if you see this, we love you, we...

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  • Taylor Gourmet to Close All Stores

    Say goodbye to Taylor Gourmet. The D.C. sandwich shop will close all locations after Sunday, Sept. 23, a company representative confirmed. Government Fines MD $30K for Delays Installing Safety System Known for its large hoagies with fresh ingredients, Taylor Gourmet has 10 locations in D.C., plus others in Maryland, Virginia and Chicago. Sources told Washingtonian, which was first to report the news, that the company would file for bankruptcy. A company representative declined to comment on...

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  • Smithsonian Receives Rare Red Topaz Donation

    A rare, fiery red topaz that's nearly 49 carats is now on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The giant gemstone called the Whitney Flame Topaz was privately owned for decades until philanthropist Coralyn Wright Whitney recently gave it to the museum along with a $5 million endowment, the Smithsonian announced in a news release. Government Fines MD $30K for Delays Installing Safety System “We are indebted to Coralyn Wright Whitney for her generosity and her...

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  • 11-Year-Old Girl Dies After Maryland Murder-Suicide

    Days after police say a Montgomery County, Maryland, man shot four members of his family, another of his children has died. Mina Kim died Thursday after being shot in her home, officials announced Friday. She was 11. Md. Man Killed His Wife and Son, Injured Daughters: Police Yong Mun Kim shot the 11-year-old, his wife, his 10-year-old son and his 22-year-old stepdaughter and then killed himself, police said.  Police responded to a call at the 100 block of Amberlaigh Drive just after midnight...

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  • Government Fines MD $30K for Delays Installing Safety System

    The head of the Maryland Transit Administration is assuring riders that the Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) train service will meet a mandatory safety deadline, despite repeated warnings and fines issued by the federal government. "I feel very, very confident in our ability to meet the deadline before Dec. 31," MTA Administrator and CEO Kevin Quinn told the News4 I-Team. Maryland Senator Seeks Answers About MARC Safety Update The I-Team learned MARC is one of 13 railroads recently...

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  • Scooter Rider Struck by SUV in Dupont Circle

    A man is being rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after being struck by an SUV in Dupont Circle, D.C. Fire & EMS said. The man had been riding a scooter when he was struck. Jogger Killed in DC to Be Buried in Dress Bought for Wedding Firefighters extricated him from beneath the vehicle after the crash Friday morning.  All traffic entering Dupont Circle is being diverted to eastbound Massachusetts Avenue NW. Westbound Massachusetts Avenue traffic is being diverted to 18th...

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  • For Your Weekend: Oktoberfest, Free Museum Admission

    You'll have to fit two seasons worth of fun into one weekend: Saturday is the last day of summer, making Sunday the first day of fall. Here are our top picks as you say goodbye to beaches and hello to Oktoberfest and scarves.  But first: Jogger Killed in DC to Be Buried in Dress Bought for Wedding — Halloween season is upon us! Get ready to be spooked: — Nothing beats free. We've got you covered on fun, free and cheap things to do in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. Fire...

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  • Body Found Near Waldorf Middle School: Officials

    Police are investigating on Friday morning after a body was found behind a middle school in Waldorf, school officials confirmed. Someone walking along a trail behind Benjamin Stoddert Middle School saw what they believed to be a body, police said. Jogger Killed in DC to Be Buried in Dress Bought for Wedding School officials confirmed that Charles County Sherriff and Maryland State Fire officials are investigating the discovery. There is a wooded area behind the school with trails connecting...

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  • Get Spooked at These DC-Area Haunted Attractions

    Halloween is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than scaring the pants off yourself? From haunted houses to creepy trails, these spooky attractions are sure to leave you trembling. Photo Credit: Kings Dominion/Madhaunter's Madhouse/Six Flags America

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  • NY Inmate-Artist Wrongly Convicted Freed With Students' Help

    Articles in Golf Digest and elsewhere drew public attention to Valentino Dixon's case, as well as a documentary produced by Georgetown University students as part of a prison reform course last spring. View Full Story

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  • Georgetown Students Help Man Wrongly Convicted of Murder

    A Buffalo man was released from prison after serving 27 years for a murder he didn't commit. News4's Jim Handly explains how Georgetown University students were involved in his exoneration.

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  • Construction Fencing Hindered Response to Senior Apt. Fire

    A construction zone made it difficult for firefighters to reach a senior apartment complex that was engulfed in flames. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.

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  • Police: 2 Drivers Struck Dumfries Handyman Killed on Route 1

    Police now say a local handyman killed in a hit-and-run in Dumfries, Virginia, was struck by two different drivers who both left the scene of the crash. A Prince William County Park ranger was driving on Route 1 near Graham Park Road in Dumfries Tuesday evening when they spotted Alvin Smith lying in the middle of the road. Jogger Killed in DC to Be Buried in Dress Bought for Wedding The ranger pulled off to the side of the road to check on Smith when a man driving a blue vehicle struck Smith...

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  • Investigators Testify About the Mansion Murders Scene

    The jury heard several testimonies in the mansion murders trail Thursday, including the D.C. firefighter who first discovered that a 10-year-old child was among the victims and investigators who collected evidence at the scene. News4's Meagan Fitzgerald reports.

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