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Police search for 15-year-old girl missing from DC

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 15-year-old girl from the District. Officer say Aniyah Flythe was last seen in the 300 block of Anacostia Road in Southeast, D.C. on Friday, April 12.


2 Maryland teens spit on, hit victims during attempted robbery, police say

CHEVERLY, Md. — Two teenagers were arrested for allegedly assaulting and spitting on two other teenagers in Cheverly, police said. Officers from the Cheverly Police Department were called to Greenleaf Road and Crest Avenue around 5 p.m. Monday for the report of an attempted robbery and assault.


Woman charged in Maryland wreck that killed 5 kids, 1 man

BOWIE, Md. – A Maryland woman has been indicted on charges of vehicular manslaughter and vehicular homicide in a February wreck that killed a man and five children. News outlets report 32-year-old Dominique R. Taylor, of Bowie, was indicted Tuesday. It's unclear if she's been arrested. An investigat


Maryland middle school cancels play but now says the show might go on

For months, students at Hyattsville Middle School in Maryland practiced for their spring musical. They recited lines, learned songs and imagined the world of the spelling bee contestants who were at the heart of their show.


Man grabs woman's butt and breast while she's walking her dog in NW DC, police say

WASHINGTON -- A man grabbed a woman's butt and breast while she was walking her dog in Northwest, D.C. early Wednesday morning, Metropolitan police said. Around 1 a.m., police went to the 1500 block of Massachusetts Avenue for the report of a groping.


Gov. Hogan says he is considering running against Trump in 2020

MARYLAND - Rumors continue to swirl about whether or not, Gov. Larry Hogan will throw his hat into the presidential ring. Hogan attended a "Politics and Eggs" breakfast in Goffstown. Hogan said he is giving running a serious thought saying there is "a very strong concern for the future of the Republ


Accident or murder? Md. millionaire on trial for fiery death of man digging secret tunnels

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- A prosecutor says a wealthy stock trader engaged in "extreme risk-taking behavior" before a fire broke out in his Maryland home and killed a man who was helping him dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker.


City celebrates 133 years with return of parade, carnival

By MAYA KOEPPEN — Throw some confetti and get ready to celebrate Hyattsville’s 133rd Anniversary this weekend at Magruder Park with nonstop fun from April 25th through April 28th. With a parade, food, rides, fireworks and so much more, this is sure to be a weekend you’re not going to want to miss.


Maryland pair sentenced for selling heroin that resulted in deaths

MARTINSBURG — A Maryland man and woman were sentenced to a combined 55 years in prison for heroin distribution resulting in the death of a former Spring Mills High School student in May 2016.


CRITICAL MISSING: 17-year-old James Lipson

WASHINGTON -- The Metropolitan Police Department is searching for James Lipson, a 17-year-old boy from Southeast, D.C. Police said Lipson was last seen in the 3900 block of Alabama Ave., Southeast on April 21. He was reported as missing on April 24.


NTSB faults utility's equipment in fatal Maryland gas explosion

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A gas company's faulty equipment is the most likely cause of an explosion at a suburban Maryland apartment complex that killed seven people in 2016, according to a federal report issued Tuesday.


Police: Suspect arrested for fatal stabbing of man in Southeast DC

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Police have arrested a man accused of fatally stabbing another man in Southeast Washington. Eighteen-year-old Kevon Pinkett has been charged with second-degree murder while armed in the death of 49-year-old Edwin Richardson, according to Metropolitan Police.


Police pull over motorists suspected of cell phone use while driving in Maryland

BOYDS, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Motorists in Maryland were met by officers Wednesday morning who were ticketing drivers they say were using their cell phones while operating their vehicles.


Hundreds flood DC streets playing, dancing to go-go music | #DONTMUTEDC

WASHINGTON -- The fight to preserve Go-Go music blew up on social media on Tuesday night with the hashtag: #DontMuteDC. What appeared to be hundreds of people flooded U and 14th Streets playing, singing along, and dancing to the District’s signature music style.


Dirt bikes, ATVs spotted on local roads as warmer weather approaches

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - The warmer weather is once again bringing out dirt bikes and ATVs on our area roads. This video was captured last night on Suitland Parkway by a FOX 5 photojournalist.


Trump, first lady teaming up to address opioids epidemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are headed to an event in Atlanta where they're teaming up to provide an update on the nation's opioid epidemic.


Two Firefighters Injured In 2-Alarm Apartment Fire In Landover Hills

LANDOVER HILLS, MD. (WJZ) — Two firefighters were injured in a massive two-alarm apartment fire Tuesday morning in Landover Hills. Prince George’s County fire officials said the two firefighters suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to a local burn unit.


Trial Opens for Teen Accused of Slaying Maryland Officer

A murder trial has begun for one of four teenagers accused of killing a Maryland police officer. Baltimore County Officer Amy Caprio died last year while responding to a suspicious vehicle report. Dawnta Harris, then 16, was accused of fatally running over her in a stolen Jeep.


‘I just try my hardest’: Maryland girl born without hands wins national handwriting contest

FREDERICK, Md. – A 10-year-old Maryland girl born without hands has won a national handwriting contest. "I just try my hardest and put my mind to it and this is what happens!" said Sara Hinesley, who was recently awarded the Nicholas Maxim Award in the 2019 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest.


T.C. Williams Student Receives Key To The City (Video)

ALEXANDRIA, VA—T.C. Williams High School senior Ana Humphrey already unlocked the potential to discover possible locations of exoplanets with her winning project in the nationwide Regeneron Science Talent Search. Now when she leaves Alexandria to attend college, she's got the key to her hometown too