Rookie DC Fire Fighter Seriously Hurt While Responding To A Blaze

A rookie DC Fire fighter seriously hurt while responding to a blaze…

A 28-year-old rookie Fire Fighter in DC is fighting for his life this hour. Dane Smothers Jr was hit by a ladder truck while trying to respond to a row house fire on “F” Street in N.E. Two other fire fighters were injured saving the lives of others.

Search on for 5 suspects in bold Montgomery Co. home invasion …

Police are actively searching for 5 suspects wanted in a bold home invasion, kidnapping and robbery. Officials say the suspects broke into the Silver Spring apartment Tuesday night and the held the family hostage until they left Wednesday morning. One victim was stabbed in the neck. That male is expected to survive.

President Trump supports cutting legal immigration into the U.S. by 50%…

President Donald Trump is supporting a bill presented by Republican lawmakers Senator Tom Cotton and David Perdue that would cut the number of new legal immigrants by 50% over 10 years. The proposed bill that has a lot of opponents calls for applicants to speak Spanish and be highly skilled to be able to obtain a green card.

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