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UPDATE: A Sixth Person Has Died As a Result of a Traffic Crash In Prince George’s County

2/18/2019: A sixth person has died as a result of a single vehicle crash that occurred earlier this month in Prince George’s County. The sixth victim is identified as Cornell D. Simon, 23, of Oxon Hill, Md. Maryland State Police Crash Team investigators were notified that Simon succumbed to his inju


Maryland Weather: Snow Totals Across Maryland

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Some areas of Maryland has already seen a significant amount of snow. As of 1:30 p.m., Allegany County already has more than 7.5 inches of snow. Here’s what other areas are seeing.


New Maryland driver's license requirements creating frustration amongst residents

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (ABC7) — The state of Maryland's new driver's license requirements demanded by federal law are not only creating longer lines at Maryland Motor Vehicle offices but also frustration for many residents who are having their identification documents rejected to get aMaryland REAL ID.


Alabama woman who joined Islamic State can't return to US, officials say

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says an Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State group in Syria is not a U.S. citizen and will not be allowed to return to the United States.


Josh Jackson to transfer to Maryland

Former Virginia Tech quarterback, Josh Jackson, announced that he will be transferring to the University of Maryland. Jackson will finish his degree at Virginia Tech this spring before moving on to College Park for the 2019 football season. He will be immediately eligible to play this fall.


Did you hear it? Thunder snow heard in Maryland and West Virginia in Wednesday's winter storm

WASHINGTON — Did you hear it? There was thunder snow in western Maryland and West Virginia this morning. The video below (sound up!) is from WUSA9 Viewer Linda Nelson in Cumberland, Md. She told us it was "an awesome round of multiple bursts of thunder and lightning. The very first one set off our s


Police: Smollett suspected of lying about attack

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local):. A police official says "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is now considered a suspect "for filing a false police report" and that detectives are presenting the case against him to a grand jury.


Lawmaker introduces statewide Text-to-911 bill in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Lawmakers in Annapolis are about to take up a bill that will transform the way you communicate with 911 — allowing smartphone users to send text messages, photos and video — but if approved, it will also increase your phone bill.


Why Mike Locksley is already showing promise with another opportunity at Maryland

When Mike Locksley was hired in December, I had a thought that I’m sure many Maryland fans had. He NEEDS to strike while the iron is hot. The Terps, coming off an embarrassing national scandal, were not the thing that was hot. Even during a time when the coaching carousel wasn’t overflowing with top


College Park, Welcome to Pineappleland - Playa Bowls is open!

Playa Bowls, NJ's Original Açaí Bowl Shop, has finally reached the state of Maryland (located at 7147 A Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD) and we couldn't be more excited. For those of you that don't know, Playa Bowls started in a small beach town on the Jersey Shore by surfers and beach bums Abby Tay


Maryland Man Arrested After Walking Around Hotel With Bow And Arrow

SEAFORD, DE. (WJZ) — Two Maryland residents were arrested in Delaware Tuesday after a disturbance at a pizza store. A statement from the Seaford Police Department said officers responded to the Grotto’s Pizza on Sussex Highway for a report of customers leaving without paying. It was also reported th


A legal test for the Bladensburg Peace Cross

In 1919 the political landscape of Europe had been drastically rearranged, the United States had emerged from relative isolation onto the world scene, and the western world was in shock at the unprecedented scale of the carnage that the Great War had left in its wake. Amid the victory celebrations i


Exhibition Shows Range of Black Beauty

We should embrace our beauty. It doesn’t matter if you are tall, short, fat, slim, the color of coffee with lots of cream or a shade of the darkest chocolate. “Posing Beauty in African American Culture,” the latest exhibition at the David Driskell Center, confirms that Black people are lovely. “Posi


Maryland Basketball's Aaron Wiggins A Bench Player In Name Only

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- When Mark Turgeon was asked in January if Aaron Wiggins would return to the starting lineup as the team headed into the meat of its Big Ten schedule, Maryland's basketball coach said he would be sticking with his regular starting five because the quintet was sound defensively.


Driver Charged With Murder In Wreck That Killed Maryland Man

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington, D.C, driver is accused of purposely crashing into a Maryland man who later died from his injuries. News outlets report District police say 36-year-old Morris Kenya Harley was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder while armed in the death of 35-year-old


Coast Guard lieutenant arrested on suspected domestic terror plot

U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant Christopher Hasson, 49, was arrested Friday in Silver Spring, Maryland, on a federal criminal complaint for drug and gun charges, with reports citing an official detention memo that included a hit list, stockpiled ammunition and contact with white supremacists.


Cop Involved In Fatal Crash In PG County: Police

OXON HILL, MD -- A police officer was injured in a fatal accident in Oxon Hill over the weekend. Maryland Park Police said in a statement that one of its officers was involved in a crash that happened in the 6100 block of Oxon Hill Road at 11:30 p.m. on Feb. 17.


Police arrest man believed to have run over person with his car and killed him during an argument

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — Tuesday, detectives arrested a man they say intentionally hit another man with his car during an argument in Northwest D.C. earlier this month. The incident happened around 1:45 a.m. on Feb. 5 when the suspect and victim were arguing in the 1900 block of 4th street, the Metro


Local high school student connecting seniors through the power of social media

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — These days more and more grandmas and grandpas are keeping up with family updates through social media. Sometimes learning how to use new apps and technology can be challenging. A Senior at Georgetown Day School, Jordyn Lemer, hopes to fill the gap by teaching people at nursing h


Freezing rain, snow could cause power outages in DMV area

WASHINGTON — The D.C. metro area could see some power outages throughout the day as freezing rain, sleet and snow continues to come down. Freezing rain totals could near or exceed a quarter of an inch along I-81 and points west causing some power outages.