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July 21, 2019
Shooting in Dumfries leaves man dead
A man is dead after a shooting in a residential area of Dumfries, Virginia, on Saturday night.
July 21, 2019
Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in Howard County
A man attempting to break into a house in Woodbine, Maryland, was shot and killed by the homeowner in the early hours of Sunday morning.
July 21, 2019
Dangerous heat grips DC with another day near 100 degrees
It’s a story that’s become all too familiar for Washingtonians as of late: Scorching heat joining forces with a miserably…
July 21, 2019
DC police arrest suspect in shooting death of 11-year-old boy
Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of an 11-year-old boy in Southeast D.C.
July 21, 2019
Severe thunderstorms hit DC area as heat wave continues
The D.C. area will continue to sizzle through the weekend. An excessive heat warning is in effect Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Here's what you need to know.
July 21, 2019
How to tell the difference between Maryland blue crabmeat, cheap imports
Those who love Blue Crabs from the Chesapeake Bay should know how to tell the differences between Maryland crabmeat and the cheap, imported crabmeat.
July 21, 2019
‘Survive, not enjoy’: Heat, humidity gripping half the US
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races, chased baseball fans out of their seats and pushed New York City to order steps to avoid straining the electrical system. The National Weather Service said "a dangerous heat wave" sent temperatures into the 90s, with high humidity that made it feel considerably hotter. It was expected to stay warm at night, in the upper 70s to low 80s, with more heat on the way Sunday for the East Coast. "It's brutal," Jeffrey Glickman said as he paused during a run in Washington. The 37-year-old got out early to try to escape the worst of the heat but still planned to cut his route short on an already 90-degree (32-degree Celsius) morning. "You just have to power through it the best you can," he said. Many people in areas facing excessive heat this weekend have no air conditioning, and cities opened shelters for people to cool off. With record- or near-record-high temperatures at night when many air conditioned places are closed, the weather can become especially dangerous for people who don't get a chance to cool down, experts say. The risks are greater for young children, the elderly and the sick. Over three days in July 1995, more than 700 people died during a heat wave in Chicago as temperatures rose above 97 degrees (36 degrees Celsius). Many of the dead were poor, elderly and lived alone. While the Midwest will
July 21, 2019
How work crews beat the heat to repair flash flooding damage in Virginia
With the heat index reaching triple digits this week in the D.C. area, Virginia’s road crews are using an old…
July 20, 2019
1 injured after being hit by car in North Bethesda
Preliminary findings show that a woman tried to cross Tuckerman Lane when she was struck by a 2015 Chevrolet Spark traveling eastbound. 
July 20, 2019
Baltimore deputy commissioner and wife robbed at gunpoint
Police say one of Baltimore's newest deputy police commissioners and his wife were robbed at gunpoint.
July 20, 2019
Navy airman sentenced in murder-for-hire plot
Investigators say he offered $500 to an undercover officer to kill his wife. Authorities say he wanted to kill her to collect on his wife's life insurance policy for another hit.
July 20, 2019
Virginia lawmakers spar on reported Trump visit to Jamestown
Virginia lawmakers are sparring after a report that President Donald Trump will attend the 400th anniversary celebration of the first meeting of the state's legislative body in Jamestown.
July 20, 2019
Adult, teenager found dead in apparent shooting in Northeast DC
When police arrived on the scene, they found the bodies of an adult and a teenager who both appeared to have been shot.
July 20, 2019
Boxer Dadashev hospitalized with brain swelling after loss
Doctors say boxer Maxim Dadashev had surgery at a Maryland hospital for swelling on his brain after collapsing outside the ring after losing a match.
July 20, 2019
Need to cool off? Some DC pools, splash parks extend operating hours
With a sizzling couple days ahead — it will feel as if it's over 110 degrees during the peak of the heat both Saturday and Sunday — the District's department of parks and recreation extended the hours for a number of outdoor pools and splash parks through Monday, July 22.
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