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May 21, 2019
Baltimore files antitrust suit against biotech company
Maryland's biggest city has filed an antitrust lawsuit against a biotechnology company it accuses of inflating costs for its prostate cancer drug.
May 21, 2019
Homicide in Camp Springs under investigation
A man found with upper body trauma on a Camp Springs sidewalk died. Police are looking for information on the homicide.
May 21, 2019
Virginia software startup to expand, create 40 jobs
A Virginia software startup is expanding its operations and adding 40 new jobs.
May 21, 2019
Trial delayed for 14-year-old accused in woman’s rape, death
News outlets report the trial of 14-year-old Tyrone Harvin was pushed back on Monday to Sept. 24. The reason for the delay is unclear.
May 21, 2019
Things to do in DC on Memorial Day weekend 2019
The D.C. area will host many events and opportunities to honor fallen military members throughout Memorial Day weekend. Here's what you need to know.
May 21, 2019
Get free coffee at new Columbia Heights Wawa opening this week
Convenience store chain Wawa will open its newest D.C. store in Columbia Heights on Thursday, and to market the occasion, it will offer free coffee through Sunday.
May 21, 2019
Music at the Monument emcee hopes to launch curse-free rap movement
Javier Starks, who’s played with the likes of Logic and Kariem Riggins, emcees a biweekly concert at the Lincoln Memorial, while promoting his own brand of positive, curse-free hip-hop.
May 21, 2019
Tips to sell your home fast in a crowded spring market
If you have plans to list a property this season, or are thinking of doing so in the future, two real estate experts share some tips to make the selling process go a little smoother.
May 21, 2019
Man gets 50 years for fatal Christmas Day stabbing in Howard Co.
Damien Gary Clark, 43, will spend 50 years in prison for killing James Donte Fallin Jr., of Columbia, in December 2017.
May 21, 2019
Jail time for Howard Co. man who sold drugs while working at rehab center
Patrick Broxton, 48, of Ellicott City, received 10 years in federal prison plus four years of supervised release for heroin distribution conspiracy and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
May 21, 2019
Prince George’s Co. police officer shoots dog in response to attack
A dog is dead after it was shot by a Prince George's County police officer after police say it attacked a delivery man and bit him on the ear, face and neck.
May 20, 2019
3 more victims come forward, as Md. pediatrician faces dozens of sex abuse charges
A Frederick, Maryland, pediatrician charged with the sexual abuse of a teenage patient earlier this month now faces dozens of additional charges.
May 20, 2019
‘The memo came from us’: Mystery in Fairfax Co. Board of Supervisors chairman race revealed
Developer Tim Chapman told WTOP that his campaign hired a law firm to compile a timeline that claims Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay improperly got a discount on his house from a friend. McKay calls it "completely false and vicious."
May 20, 2019
Violence prevention teams are in the works for Montgomery County schools
The goal is "to provide support and interventions to those ... who may potentially want to come and do harm within the school district," said Dr. Christina Conolly, the district's director of psychological services.
May 20, 2019
Naval Academy ‘plebes’ finish annual monument climb
The U.S. Naval Academy says it's the fastest recorded time on a greased monument in more than 30 years.
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