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As many as 6 Zebras have escaped from a local farm in Prince George’s County. Sightings have been reported by several residents in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
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Robert E. Lee statue removed from Richmond
Emmy nominated actor Michael K. Williams dead at the age of 54.
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DC police asking for the public’s help in locating a gunman who shot a two-year-old and his mother in SE.
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Montgomery County officials say one man was killed and another person is missing following overnight storms that swept through the Washington area.
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Two police officer involved shootings in the District in less than 24 hours. Both incidents are under investigation.
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Prince George’s County police are on the look-out for a gunman who fatally shot an 8-year-old boy. The child was inside his home as the gunman got out of a white sedan and opened fire shooting at multiple apartments in Landover, Md.
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The mayor of DC was joined today by the governors of Maryland and Virginia to repatriate headstones from the historic Columbian Harmony Cemetery to a proper Memorial site.
The Reverend Jackson and his wife are in a Chicago hospital being treated for the coronavirus. The Jackson was fully vaccinated and it appears to be a breakthrough case.
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16-year-old arrested in the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old fellow student at KIPP DC College Preparatory in NE.
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DC is moving to make sure more workers across the city are vaccinated against the coronavirus, announcing today the guidelines for healthcare workers to take the shot by September 30th.
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304 people are reported dead and a desperate search is underway in Haiti for more victims following a massive earthquake this morning.
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Saying he takes full responsibility for his actions, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today he will resign effective in 14 days.
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DC government workers, contractors, and interns have until September 19th to get vaccinated against COVID. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the vaccination mandate today as cases continue to spiral in DC driven by the unvaccinated.
Water is safe to drink again in NE, D.C. Residents must first follow some instructions.
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DC Water issues a boil water advisory for Northeast DC. For more information, visit www.dcwater.com
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Pentagon was placed on lockdown for several hours after a shooting near the Pentagon Metro Station.
Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump is taking on Johnson & Johnson on behalf of members of the National Council of Negro Women. The suit accuses the company of marketing its talcum powder products to Black women since the 1990s while knowing those products could cause cancer.
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The nation is mourning the loss of civil rights icon Robert Moses who died yesterday at the age of 86. No official word on the cause of death.
Prince George’s County settles workplace bias lawsuit with a group of Black and Latino officers for $2.3 million.
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American tennis great Coco Gauff will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for Covid-19.
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Nats and Padres game rescheduled for 1:30pm today after last night’s match-up was suspended because of a shooting outside Nats Park.
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Nyiah Courtney was killed last night in SE DC in a drive-by shooting. Police are calling for witnesses to step forward to help find the gunman. #justice4Nyiah
14-year-old Louisiana girl becomes first African-American winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee
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Gwen Berry turns as national anthem is played.
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Derek Chauvin sentenced to 270 months behind bars.
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No word on why a NE bridge that carries pedestrians across I-295 came tumbling down today on cars passing by.
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Minnesota Vikings player Jaylen Twyman shot four times in NE DC.
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Howard University will hold its Truth and Service Classic at Audi Field taking on Hampton University. It will be the first time a football game is held at the home of DC United.
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Fireworks will return to the National Mall for Fourth of July.
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So much for Secret Service agents when cicadas are targeting the President of the United States.
Haiti has yet to administer any COVID vaccines. The Caribbean island nation has seen cases surge beyond 16k while officials await vaccine shipments.
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Prince George’s County School CEO announces plans for students for 2021-22 school year.
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8 out of 10 of the COVID cases in DC are among people of color.
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The 20th Anniversary of Bike to Work Day is tomorrow Motorists are encouraged to leave the car home and hop on the bike to get to work.
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500 Pfizer vaccine shots will be administered Saturday from 9am to 2pm at Howard University in partnership with the DC Department of Health. Registration required. bit.ly/CARICOMHU
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107-year-old Tulsa Oklahoma massacre survivor says she has never seen justice, but is hoping she will before she dies.
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Prince George’s County police are trying to determine if fatal shooting of toddler was an accident.
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Suspect remains at-large in the shooting of a DC mother and her four-year-old son. Both remain in critical condition.
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Toddler shoots mom and dad and injures himself after finding gun in nightstand at a home in West Bath, Maine.
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Gas outages are being reported at gas stations in several southern states along the East Coast as panicked drivers fill up in the midst of the Colonial Pipeline crisis.
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Search continues for missing two-month old Kyon Jones in DC.
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District Mayor Muriel Bowser is rolling back more COVID restrictions May 21st. That means dancing at weddings can resume.
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