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Police identify 15-year-old student they say was chased down, shot and killed in Southeast DC
WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - Police have released the name of the young student who was shot and killed in Southeast, D.C. Officers say 15-year-old Gerald Watson, who attended Anacostia High School, was shot to death in the 2900 block of Knox Place just after 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Silver Spring Restaurant Inspections: Eight Eateries Cited
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.
Weekend Metro Work May Cause Delays: Dec. 15 - 16
WASHINGTON, DC — There's plenty to see in the D.C. metro area this weekend — including Pop Georgetown, Winter Walk of Lights, AF POP UP, and a Holiday Market. If you're thinking of taking the Metro on Saturday, Dec. 15 or Sunday, Dec. 16, you might want to get to the station early. Service changes m
Why hush money Michael Cohen paid Stormy Daniels was an illegal campaign donation
WASHINGTON – Confused about how hush money payments orchestrated by Michael Cohen to protect President Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign can be considered violations of campaign finance laws?
Driver charged after dump truck strikes woman pushing baby in stroller in Arlington
ARLINGTON, Va. (ABC7) — Authorities have charged the driver of a dump truck who hit a woman pushing a baby in a stroller in Arlington on Thursday. Sixty-three-year-old John Washington, of Silver Spring, was charged with reckless driving and failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, according
School Officials Reviewing Policies After Substitute Bus Driver Error
Driver accidently took Silver Spring student to Baltimore stop. Montgomery County Public Schools officials said Thursday they are reviewing policies on student transportation after a Rockville High School student with special needs was mistakenly taken to Baltimore on Wednesday by a substitute bus d
Md. Red Line, Va. commuter bus service boosts start Monday
WASHINGTON — Thousands of commuters looking to get out of the region’s terrible traffic will have more-frequent Metro or bus service starting Monday. In Maryland, Metro will double rush-hour Red Line service Monday to and from Shady Grove.
Wreaths Across America will limit Metro single-tracking, close roads this weekend
WASHINGTON — Metro expects major crowds Saturday for Wreaths Across America, and so has limited some Saturday track work. Single-tracking on the Blue Line is not scheduled to begin until 10 p.m. Saturday. The Blue Line will run on a regular weekend schedule until then.
Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says hush money paid over election concerns
WASHINGTON - (AP) -- President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says he bought the silence of two women because Trump was "very concerned" about how their stories of alleged affairs with him "would affect the election."
DC area and nationwide email bomb threat hoax under investigation
WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Authorities are conductingan investigation after bomb threats were sent nationwide including in the DC area. On Thursday afternoon, emailed bomb threats were received locally in DC, Arlington, and College Park, Maryland.
Russian Spy Maria Butina Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy Against The United States
WASHINGTON ― Maria Butina, a Russian gun rights activist who became enmeshed in Republican politics during the 2016 election, has pleaded guilty to engaging in a conspiracy against the United States.
At least 1 person injured after car overturns in Silver Spring
SILVER SPRING, Md. -- At least one person is injured after a car overturns in Silver Spring, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue said. The crash happened in the 12800 block Connecticut Ave. near Atherton Dr., officials said.
Melania Trump makes Christmas visit to children’s hospital after taking on critics
(WASHINGTON) — First lady Melania Trump visited the Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, continuing a tradition followed by every first lady since Bess Truman more than 60 years ago, according to the White House.
Weekend Events: Merry Moments at Silver Spring; Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at Strathmore
Season of Light: A Winter Fairytale—Friday through Sunday—Silver Spring Stage. Silver Spring Stage’s production of Season of Light closes this weekend. There are four opportunities to see the play DC Metro Theater Arts called an “engaging family fable for Christmastime”: Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday a
Detectives Investigate Theft and Assault at Home Depot in Wheaton; Surveillance Photograph Released
Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate a theft and the assault of two employees of a Home Depot store that occurred in Wheaton. Today, investigators are releasing a surveillance photograph of the suspect and are asking for the public’s
Serious crash sends 1 to hospital in Silver Spring area
SILVER SPRING, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Police are on the scene of serious crash in the Silver Spring area. Officials say the crash was reported around 9 a.m. along the 12800 block of Connecticut Avenue near Atherton Drive.
Silver Spring: Don't Miss These 5 Open Houses
SILVER SPRING, MD — Browsing houses for sale online can be a frustrating process. To get a real feel for a house, you really have to see it in person. That's why open houses are so convenient: No more bumbling around in the dark!
Right bus, wrong stop: Rockville special needs student ends up in Balto.
WASHINGTON — School leaders in Montgomery County, Maryland, are trying to figure out how a special needs student got on the right school bus to go home Wednesday, but somehow ended up in Baltimore.
Five Things to Know for Dec. 14 in Montgomery County
It’s Friday, Dec. 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Elrich Listening Tour: County Executive Marc Elrich’s listening tour will make three more stops; his next session takes place Saturday, Dec. 15 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.
Rolling Thunder comes to an end; 2019 will be last ride
WASHINGTON — One of the nation’s most iconic displays of support for military veterans, those missing in action and prisoners of war is coming to an end. The annual Rolling Thunder ride — which has brought thousands of bikers to the D.C. area for decades — is hitting the brakes. They won’t be riding