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Police: 2 more cases of man entering apartments in College Park

WASHINGTON - After a sexual assault was reported over the weekend in College Park, Maryland, police are looking into two additional cases in the same area.In each case, a suspect entered apartments in the 4500 block of Guilford Road either through an unlocked window or door, Prince George's County p

WTOP - 2017-09-19 23:22:50

Swastika found at UMd. College Park campus

Updated: 11:10 AM EDT Sep 18, 2017 A swastika and some offensive phrasing was found scrawled or carved out in dirty and grime on a balcony ledge last Wednesday morning, the University of Maryland College Park Police Department said. Police were called at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday to the plant sciences

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-18 15:10:00

Prince George's officials tout potential sites for new Amazon headquarters

Prince George's County officials plan to pitch sites in College Park, Greenbelt and New Carrollton as potential landing sports for Amazon to build its second corporate headquarters. The mail-order giant last week announced plans for a second home outside Seattle, starting what is sure to be a fierce

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-19 19:25:00

VDOT truck carjacked in string of hit-and-run crashes

Photo submitted Detectives say a man was likely on illicit drugs during a string of wrecks Monday evening that included the carjacking of a VDOT roadside-assistance truck. The man was driving a black sedan around 6:30 p.m. heading west on Interstate 495 in Alexandria when he struck another vehicle a

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-19 11:43:00

Maryland Lobbyist Charged With Bribery In Liquor Board Case

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A Maryland lobbyist has been charged with bribery as part of an investigation into the Prince George's County liquor board. Federal court records show that Matthew Gorman has been accused of giving former state Del. William Campos at least $1,000 for action on official matters.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 05:03:00

Arts & Ales Festival celebrates 10 years of bringing art, music, food and beer to area

The Downtown Hyattsville Arts & Ales Festival is back for its tenth year this Saturday. Photo courtesy of Hyattsville Community Development Corporation BY KRISSI HUMBARD - Hyattsville's beloved arts fest returns this Saturday to mark its 10th year. The festival has hosted hundreds of artists over th

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-19 13:23:05

City hosts ninth annual Dog Show at McCullough Field

The city of Laurel Parks and Recreation Department held its ninth annual Dog Show at 11a.m. on Sunday at McCullough Field, and included a minor celebrity. A Chinese Crested dog named Sarah Jessica Barker was named Best Small Dog at the event. Owned by Lynette Snell, of Beltsville, this dog had previ

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-19 15:40:00


Criminal procedure -- Petition for post-conviction relief -- Ineffective assistance of counsel After he failed to come into work on Saturday, April 29, 1995, David Dior was found dead, with a single bullet wound to the back of his head, in his apartment in Silver Spring. His red BMW convertible was

THEDAILYRECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 16:15:03

Massage Therapist Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Customer

WASHINGTON, DC - A masseur from Silver Spring was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a customer at a massage parlor in Tenleytown. (Subscribe to the Silver Spring Patch for realtime, breaking news alerts.) Police charged Habtamu Gebreslassie, 24, of Silver Spring, Md. with first-degree sexua

PATCH - 2017-09-19 14:45:59

The Search for Takoma Park's Next Police Chief Begins

The search for the city of Takoma Park's next police chief has officially begun. As the chief executive of the city's police department, the candidate must be willing to develop and maintain a "departmental culture that embraces a guardian mindset with transparency and accountability to build trust

MYMCMEDIA.ORG - 2017-09-19 22:42:25

Roof partially collapses on Brentwood preschool during afternoon storms

More than 96 kids and employees sheltered in a Brentwood preschool after the roof partially collapsed from heavy rains on Tuesday. The clerk at the Academy of Maryland Farms said it happened at the school located at 203 Powell Place. No one was injured. The Brentwood Fire Chief said heavy rains ap

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:57:34

5 Can't-Miss Fall Festivals Near Takoma Park

TAKOMA PARK, MD - Fall is coming into full swing with the leaves changing, kids in school and pumpkin spice everything being served. And that also means fall festivals are back. (Subscribe to Takoma Park Patch for realtime news alerts and daily newsletters.) From pumpkin patches in the countryside

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:45:19

Merriam-Webster Just Added These New Food Words to the Dictionary-But They're All So 2015 - Source Washingtonian

Source WashingtonianBY ERICA SLOANWASHINGTON, DC. - On Monday, Merriam-Webster added over 250 new words to the dictionary, including 11 food-related ones-so now "sriracha" isn't just in every restaurant, it's officially part of our lexicon. Like the rooster sauce itself, which rapidly went from bein

LOCALKICKS.COM - 2017-09-19 11:42:31

Dogs celebrate end of summer with pool party

Dogs of all sizes and breeds enjoy their pool time adventures. Ashley Miller/Daily WINCHESTER - It was a doggie day at Jim Barnett's pool on Sunday. Dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds came to end summer with a splash at the Fourth Annual All Paws on Deck Canine Swim. Hannah Stewart, aquatics coord

NORTHERN VIRGINIA DAILY - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Commentary: Taking the Call

Liz Barnes Beginning as a volunteer at PRS CrisisLink started for simple, altruistic reasons. I wanted to make a difference and show myself and my family the importance of giving back to others. The experience at Northern Virginia's hotline and textline was something far more than I imagined it woul

FAIRFAXCONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Prosecutors consider additional charges in Wallen murder

Laura Elizabeth Wallen FILE PHOTO Prosecutors in the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office are determining whether a 33-year-old Damascus man charged with killing his girlfriend Labor Day weekend can also be charged with killing the woman's unborn child. Olney resident Laura Elizabeth Wallen,

SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Bowie 'WOW' House: Stunning House With Lots Of Space

BOWIE, MD -- Looking for lots of space for a good value? Look no further than this huge $449,000 house that just hit the market. It has four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms over 4,390 square feet. It also features 0.26 acres of land and a library on the first floor.Address: 805 Jackson Valle

PATCH - 2017-09-19 21:08:10

Bowie officials delay consideration of recall amendment

The Bowie City Council decided Monday night to delay consideration of a charter amendment that would have changed the standards necessary to trigger a recall election for city officials. "I'd like to take more opportunity to review that and take a look at it," said Council member Jimmy Marcos (At-La

CAPITALGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:30:00

Bowie officials approve configuration for indoor sports facility

The Bowie City Council Monday night voted to go forward with a modified version of its long-plannd indoor sports facility. Council members opted for adding two new sheets of ice - one Olympic-sized, one NHL-sized - but no new court space. Initial plans for the facility included two new sheets of ice

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-19 11:42:00

Card skimmer found on gas pump in Arlington

A credit card skimming device was discovered Monday inside a pump at an Arlington gas station after customers had complained of fraudulent activity on their accounts, according to police. Criminals use skimming devices to pull information off of credit and debit cards, and then make fraudulent purch

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-19 16:39:00