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DC Police investigate a suspicious fire in NW that killed 4, including a child…

Fire Fighters have discovered the bodies of 4 people, one of which is believed to be a child in a burning home in an affluent neighborhood in N.W.. The victims have not been identified. Police however are looking for the driver of a blue Porsche 911 with the license tag number DK 2418 seen near the home last night.

The first lawsuit has been filed in Amtrak crash and the first funeral is held today…

The first lawsuit has been filed against Amtrak in connection to this weeks fatal derailment in Philadelphia and sources say its an Amtrak employee. Video from train 188 also reveals the train accelerated rapidly from 70 mph to 100pm with in seconds before the emergency brakes were manually applied a second before it when off the tracks. NTSB Officials have also confirmed that the engineer has agreed to talk to them, they hope to do so in the coming days. The first funeral will be held today for Naval Midshipman Justin Zemser.

The King of “The Blues” has died …

B.B. King has died at the age of 86. The Blues Music Legend and 15 time Grammy Award winner died yesterday in his home in Las Vegas. King had diabetes and over the last few months his health had been deteriorating.

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