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Trump gets briefing on Coast Guard lieutenant accused of having hit list

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he is getting a “complete briefing” on a Coast Guard officer accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists.


2nd Montgomery Co. teen charged with rape has case moved to juvenile court

WASHINGTON — A Montgomery County, Maryland, judge has kicked back to juvenile court the case of a second teen charged with rape in a series of attacks on younger teammates in a high school locker room.


Police search for two missing teens in Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — The Montgomery County Police Department needs your help locating two missing teenage girls, one from Bethesda and the other from Cockeysville in Baltimore County.


Silver Spring Restaurant Inspections: Food From Unapproved Source

SILVER SPRING, MD — Do you know how clean your local coffee shop or restaurant is? Find the most recent restaurant and food service inspections in Silver Spring and elsewhere in Montgomery County, performed by the Licensure and Regulatory Office at Health and Human Services.


Silver Spring man accused of plotting domestic terror plot denied release

A judge has denied the release request of Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson, the Silver Spring man who prosecutors called a “domestic terrorist” and had harbored extremist views. Federal prosecutors have 14 days to charge him with more serious charges; Hasson currently faces drug and gun charges.


Several injured in 2-car crash in Bethesda, Md

BETHESDA, Md. — Several people were injured in a 2-car crash in Bethesda on Friday, the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services said. Officials said they responded to the crash on the Beltway near Route 355 Rockville Pike.


Exxon in Maryland hit by multiple 'flash mob' robberies

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — In the crystal clear store security video, they come in one at a time until they’re a crowd. They appear to be teenagers, with some still wearing high school uniforms. At first they browse, then they grab as much as they can carry, and out the door they go.


Takoma Park Restaurant Makes Hottest Restaurant List

TAKOMA PARK, MD — A Takoma Park restaurant landed on Eater's list of hottest February 2019 restaurants in the D.C. metro area. The list features a total of 15 dining destinations — most of them are in the District. The Takoma Park eatery that made the cut: Cielo Rojo Restaurante.


Montgomery County Official Gets 4 Years for Stealing $6.7M in Government Funds

An official in Montgomery County, Maryland, who plead guilty to embezzling more than $6.7 million in county funds was sentenced Friday to four years in prison and three years of probation. A federal judge also told him to stay away from casinos.


CRITICAL MISSING: 32-year-old Southeast, DC woman

WASHINGTON — The Metropolitan Police Department needs your help locating a critically missing woman. Police say 32-year-old Laquanda Lanice Gordon was last seen in the 600 block of Chesapeake Street, Southeast, on Thursday.


Bowie man turns $5 wager into over $686K in winnings at Maryland casino

BOWIE, Md. (ABC7) — A Bowie man walked into a Maryland casino with $5 and cashed out with $686,142 in winnings. On Feb. 15, Wendell Holmes placed the small wager and won big after hitting the Super 4 Blackjack Progressive jackpot at Live! Casino & Hotel.


Police: Suspect arrested, charged with murder in Northeast homicide

WASHINGTON — DC police have announced charges for a man who they say stabbed another man to death in Northeast on Friday. Police said 24-year-old Darius Murphy was arrested and charged for the fatal stabbing of 39-year-old Jason Wood in the 1600 block of Benning Road.


First $1M Powerball Winner Of 2019 In Maryland

HAGERSTOWN, MD — Check your Powerball tickets from the Wednesday, Feb. 20 drawing —someone in Maryland won $1 million. No one hit the jackpot, which increased to $304 million for the Saturday, Feb. 23 drawing.


Sources: Driver in Bowie crash that killed 5 children and an adult may have been drunk

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — According to multiple sources familiar with the investigation, 32-year-old Dominique Taylor had a blood alcohol level approximately three times the legal limit whenshe veered off of Crain Highway in Bowie on February 2.


A Maryland man descended from slaves took a DNA test and learned he was an African prince

In April, 66-year-old Jay Speights took an AncestryDNA test to learn about his heritage, the Washington Post reported on Friday. After putting his results through a secondary database design for African Americans, he learned that he was a decedent of the 9th King of Allada in Benin.


Police: Fatal crash on Route 301 in Md. may have involved alcohol

WASHINGTON — Police are investigating a fatal crash on U.S. Route 301 in Newburg, Maryland, where police say alcohol may have played a role. At around 12:45 a.m. Saturday, a Ford F-150 was traveling in the wrong direction on the southbound lanes of Route 301 near Budds Creek Road, according to Maryl


Shootout Between Vehicles In PG County: Police

NEW CARROLLTON, MD -- A shootout between the occupants of two vehicles left two men in critical condition in New Carrollton Thursday afternoon, police say. Police responded to the area of Annapolis Road and Finns Lane at around 3:35 p.m. to a report of a shooting, and found two men who had been shot


There's an abandoned fallout shelter from the Cold War underneath an elementary school in Washington DC. Take a look inside.

There's an abandoned fallout shelter from 1962 under the Oyster-Adams school in Washington, DC. Since the shelter has remained untouched, much of the supplies are still there. From food to portable toilets, this abandoned fallout shelter stands as a reminder of the Cold War.


Montgomery County weighs in on debate over Metro hours

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — Montgomery County is now weighing in on the debate over Metro’s operating hours, just days ahead of a critical vote. DC officials have been pushing for the return of late-night service, but until now, we haven’t heard much from Maryland.


Driver killed in Fairfax County by car going the wrong way, police say

A Fairfax County man was fatally injured in the western part of the county early Friday in a collision with a car going the wrong way, the county police said. The victim was identified as Eliseo Ruiz, 59, of Chantilly.