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Presidents' Day 2019: What's Open, Closed In Bethesda

BETHESDA, MD — Presidents' Day, a federal holiday observed on the third Monday of February, falls on Feb. 18 this year. Most government offices, courts, and banks will be closed, and most services will operate on a holiday schedule.


Trump emergency declaration faces fights in the courts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Let the lawsuits begin. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court.


Police respond to reports of shooting at Arundel Mills Mall

HANOVER, Md. — Anne Arundel County Police are investigating reports of a shooting at Arundel Mills Mall on Saturday. Authorities said officers are on the scene but have not confirmed where the shooting happened.


Maryland Tax Free Weekend Runs Feb. 16-18 For Appliances

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Maryland shoppers who buy qualifying Energy Star appliances Saturday, Feb. 16, through Monday, Feb. 18, will not have to pay the state's 6 percent sales tax. Consumers who purchase air conditioners, refrigerators, washers and dryers, boilers, dehumidifiers, compact fluorescent light


Police searching for two suspects after reported armed robbery, carjacking in Takoma Park

TAKOMA PARK, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - A search is underway for two suspects who police say robbed a jewelry store then fled the scene in a stolen vehicle Saturday evening. According to police, officers responded to a panic alarm at Silver Spring Jewelry in the 1100 block of University Blvd. E at around 6:53


MD Good News: 6-Year-Old Fights Bullies, Top Dining, Richest Town

Good news stories in the past week include the only Maryland restaurant to receive a 4-Diamond rating from AAA, Beck and Heart tours are coming to town, two $50,000 lottery winners, a kindergartener launches an anti-bullying campaign and a Bethesda resident competes on "Survivor." Other news include


Blind Man Struck, Killed While Walking on Street in Maryland

Authorities say a blind man was struck and killed by a motorist at a Maryland intersection. Maryland State Police say the incident occurred about 8:45 p.m. Friday on Ridge Road at Windermere Way in Mount Airy.


Bethesda-Chevy Chase: 3 Local Foreclosures Up For Sale

BETHESDA-CHEVY CHASE, MD — Do you feel like reasonably priced homes are difficult to find in your community? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the most recently foreclosed properties in the Bethesda-Chevy Chase area might be just the place to start!


Police investigating after man shot, killed in Northeast DC

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - A homicide investigation is underway in Northeast D.C. after a 20-year-old man was shot and killed Friday afternoon. According to police, officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 100 block of Harry Thomas Way, NE, at around 3:50 p.m. on February 15.


MD Leaders Reach Out To Amazon After New York HQ2 Plans Implode

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD — Does Maryland have a second chance to land Amazon jobs? The state lost out in the sweepstakes to lure Amazon's second headquarters — the online retailing giant in November picked Crystal City in northern Virginia and New York City to split the second headquarters — but Gov. L


1 dead, 2 injured in Anne Arundel Co. crash

WASHINGTON — One person is dead and two have minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash in Anne Arundel County Saturday morning. The crash happened just before noon on eastbound Maryland Route 100 at the intersection of Quarterfield Road.


This MD Company Is One Of Nation's Best To Work For: Fortune

BETHESDA, MD — Hilton is America's best company to work for in 2019, according to Fortune's annual list released on Thursday. The Virginia-based company jumped to the No.1 spot in 2019 after placing No.33 on the list in 2018. Fortune writes that the company's ascent is thanks to several employee-foc


2 from Maryland arrested in Atlantic City on gun, drug charges

ATLANTIC CITY — Two people from Maryland were arrested Friday after officers found a loaded gun and marijuana in their car, police said. At 1:39 p.m., Officers Alberto Valles and Chris Dodson stopped a vehicle at Tennessee and Atlantic avenues after observing several traffic violations, including on


5 Silver Spring Area Foreclosures Up For Sale

SILVER SPRING, MD — Do you feel like affordable homes are difficult to find in your community? . A tour of the latest foreclosed homes in the Silver Spring area could be a good place to start!


Former Washington Archbishop Theodore McCarrick defrocked for sex abuse

WASHINGTON, D.C., DC — Theodore McCarrick, the once powerful Catholic church leader and Archbishop of Washington, DC was defrocked Saturday. The Vatican made the announcement after finding McCarrick guilty of sex abuse, including with minors. The Vatican said McCarrick was also found guilty of solic


Police asking for public's help in identifying victims after fiery crash in Fairfax County

HERNDON, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - Fairfax County Police detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two victims who died in a fiery crash early Saturday. Police say at around 4:26 a.m. officers responded to a single vehicle crash on southbound Route 28 near the McLearen Road exit in Herndo


12-year-old boy fighting for life after shooting; Newsham says young victim was 'unintended target'

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - D.C. police are continuing to search for four suspects they say left a young boy fighting for his life after a shooting in Northeast, D.C. Officers stayed on the scene in the 4400 block of Ponds Street throughout the night while the young victim, a 12-year-old boy who was fou


Maryland Man Charged With Reckless Endangering In Fatal shooting

HARRINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware authorities have charged a Maryland man with reckless endangering after a New Jersey man was fatally shot when he showed up at his ex-girlfriend’s house.


One Person Killed In Alcohol Related Collision On Maryland Route 32 East

LAUREL, Md. (WJZ) — One person is dead following a two-car crash Saturday morning in Laurel. At around 2 a.m., police responded to Maryland Route 32 East for a two-car crash.


One Maryland Restaurant Gets 4-Diamond Rating: AAA

BALTIMORE, MD — AAA has released its exclusive four-diamond list of restaurants, and one restaurant in Maryland made the cut. The list, released this week, includes more than 650 restaurants in North America, or roughly 2 percent of restaurants inspected and approved by AAA.