Breaking News from Arlington VA

Find the latest Arlington VA News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

‘I’m tired of living paycheck to paycheck,’ says Sailor who just bought $2,000 Chewbacca suit

BETHESDA, Md. — A sailor assigned to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center who recently purchased a Chewbacca suit costing two thousand dollars says he is “sick and tired of living paycheck to paycheck,” sources confirmed today.

DUFFELBLOG.COM - 2018-05-25 11:00:59

Jack Johnson Posthumously Tells Donald Trump To Kiss His Ass

President Donald Trump holds a signing Executive Grant of Clemency for boxer ‘Jack Johnson ‘ in the Oval Office of the White House on May 24, 2018 in Washington, DC.Photo: Oliver Douilery (Getty Images)In one of the weirdest white house scenes ever, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder; former he

THE ROOT - 2018-05-24 22:37:00

Female genital mutilation is illegal in the US, but thousands of girls are still at risk

Washington, D.C. (Circa)--When you hear of "FGM," or female genital mutilation, you probably think of some distant land, like West Africa or the Middle East--places where the controversial, ritual practice is commonplace. But, according to a new report compiled by the AHA Foundation, thousands of gi

CIRCA.COM - 2018-05-24 21:56:58

Teen girl missing; last seen 2 days ago in Northwest D.C., police say

WASHINGTON (WJLA) —A 15-year-old girl is missing Thursday after she was seen two days ago in Northwest Washington.Brooklyn Macklin was last seen Tuesday in the 4800 block of 8th Street, NW.Macklin is described by police as black with a light complexion. She is approximately 5-foot-7 and weighs 150 p

WJLA - 2018-05-24 10:57:13

WATCH: Liberal Billionaire Says Raising Taxes On Poor People Is A 'Good Thing'

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg said recently at the World Bank Group 2018 Spring Meetings in Washington, DC that raising taxes on poor people is a "good thing" for the poor people."Some people say, well, taxes are regressive," Bloomberg said, according to Americans For Reform. "But in this case, yes

DAILYWIRE.COM - 2018-05-25 00:01:26

Maryland Police Officer Charged for Pouring Beer Down Man's Shirt After Writing Ticket

In the past few years, there has been a disturbing increase in the number of reports of police misconduct, abuses of power and displays of violence—sometimes fatal—against minorities. Ilia Cole, a police officer in Brentwood, Maryland, will now find his own name on the list with those other disgrace

VICE - 2018-05-24 17:18:28

Burke Student Wins $10K Taco Bell Scholarship

The scholarships are awarded to the "next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers," Taco Bell said.Winners are not chosen based on academic merit, but rather the passion exhibited in a 2-minute video where applicants discuss what they love to do.

PATCH - 2018-05-24 21:06:13

19 Violations At 1 Restaurant | Arlington Restaurant Inspections

Non-critical violation: Observation: The nonfood-contact surfaces of the cardboard box used to line a kitchen counter drawer and aluminium foil used to line the shelves of the spice cart are not corrosion-resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth.

PATCH - 2018-05-24 13:40:03

1 dead after fire breaks out at hotel in Capitol Heights

“As soon as I opened my door there were all exiting, so it felt like a school fire drill," he said.

WUSA - 2018-05-24 11:20:48

Alexandria Student Wins $10K Taco Bell Scholarship

The scholarships are awarded to the "next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers," Taco Bell said.Winners are not chosen based on academic merit, but rather the passion exhibited in a 2-minute video where applicants discuss what they love to do.

PATCH - 2018-05-24 21:17:53

Jeff Bezos is spending $12 million to renovate his Washington, DC, mansion — here's what it will look like when it's done

In 2016, Bezos paid $23 million in cash for the property in DC's exclusive Kalorama neighborhood, home to the Obamas as well as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner.

MSN.COM - 2018-05-24 15:30:48

1 person dead after fire at Capital Heights hotel

1 person dead after fire at Capital Heights hotelCAPITAL HEIGHTS, Md.- One person is dead after fire broke out inside of a Prince George’s County hotel.The fire was reported around 6:30 a.m. at the La Quinta Inns & Suites on Hampton Park Boulevard in Capital Heights.Investigators say one person was

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-05-24 11:58:00

Memorial Day 2018 In Arlington: What's Open, What's Closed

ARLINGTON, VA -- Ah, Memorial Day. The official unofficial start of summer. It's the time of year when we remember Americans who have made the ultimate sacrifice, as well as take some time to enjoy our loved ones with a cookout or just a quiet day off.

PATCH - 2018-05-23 16:45:51

Md. cop turns body camera off, pours beer down the back of man

On February 15, the victim and two friends got off work and returned home after buying a six pack of beer. When they got home, police said the victim called another resident of the home to move their car that was parked in the driveway so that the victim could park there instead.

WUSA - 2018-05-23 15:44:20

Fentanyl leading cause of fatal drug overdoses in Delaware

FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a reporter holds up an example of the amount of fentanyl that can be deadly after a news conference about deaths from fentanyl exposure, at DEA Headquarters in Arlington, Va.Jacquelyn Martin/AP File

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-05-24 09:00:00

Arlington Police Beat, 5/24/18 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week:SEXUAL BATTERY:* On May 11 at 3:20 a.m., an individual allegedly touched a victim inappropriately in the 500 block of North Quincy Street.The suspect – 61-year-old Horace Holland of no fixed address – was arrested and charged with sexual batter

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-05-24 11:00:00

Trump Can't Block People On Twitter, Federal Judge Rules

WASHINGTON, DC — A federal district court judge in New York has ruled that President Donald Trump is not allowed to block people on Twitter over opposing political views because it violates the First Amendment. Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald, of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New Y

PATCH - 2018-05-23 18:01:38

Couple Charged In Murder-For-Hire Scheme: Police

GAITHERSBURG, MD — A Silver Spring woman and her boyfriend were charged for planning a murder-for-hire scheme in Gaithersburg, police announced.

PATCH - 2018-05-23 16:59:22

Police Investigate Fatal 2-Car Crash In Rockville

ROCKVILLE, MD — An elderly Silver Spring woman died in a collision in Rockville Monday afternoon, Montgomery County Police announced.

PATCH - 2018-05-23 13:10:41

Arcing insulator fire at Wheaton leads to delays on Metro's Red Line

WASHINGTON — Trains are single tracking between Silver Spring and Wheaton on Metro’s Red Line after an arcing insulator fire at the Wheaton Metro station on Wednesday morning.11171 Georgia Av., Wheaton Metro, FFs investigating burning/arcing insulator along tracks at N end of platform, no smoke (exh