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Silver Spring transit center opening delayed as county studies cracks |
The opening of the Silver Spring Transit Center, under construction since 2008, has been delayed yet again as Montgomery County officials study what is causing cracks in the structure. The $112 million project originally was slated to open in summer 2011. Then it was postponed to November 2011, January 2012 and this summer.
myMCPnews - Female Found Deceased in Home after Tree Fell on Home Overnight
Montgomery County Police are investigating the death of a 71-year-old woman whose body was discovered this morning when Fire and Rescue personal responded to a call for a tree down on a home in the 10000 block of Grant Avenue in Silver Spring.
Handful of D.C. teachers get jobs back |
A few of the teachers whose jobs were eliminated by D.C. Public Schools in May are being reinstated at their schools, while the teachers' union continues to work on "more than a dozen" additional cases of educators crying foul.
Man barricades himself inside Falls Church home |
A man has been barricaded inside a Falls Church home since Monday afternoon, officials said, and police are negotiating with him. About 4:30 p.m. Monday, police responded to a call of a domestic situation in the 600 block of Hillwood Avenue.
Barricade situation in Falls Church ends after 28 hours |
UPDATE, 11:44 p.m.: Falls Church officials said the barricade situation ended at about 9 p.m. Tuesday, when police had an opportunity to use "non-lethal" force. The suspect surrendered and was taken to a hospital. Authorities did not say what his condition was.
More than 17,000 names on charter school waiting lists |
Students on the waiting list for admission to E.L. Haynes Public Charter School's earliest grades are in good company -- if more than 3,000 children count as "company" rather than Disney World on a sunny day. Waiting lists for the city's public charter schools are running a total 17,396 names deep, according to the D.C.
Romney to campaign in Virginia Tuesday |
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will campaign Tuesday in southwest Virginia as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee amps up his efforts in one of the most critical swing states of the election cycle. Romney will hold a noon event in Salem at Carter Machinery Company, Inc. It's open to the public and Lt.
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Most Wanted: Fugitive sought in armed holdup of gas station |
U.S. marshals are looking for a man with a long rap sheet who's now accused of robbing a Waldorf gas station at gunpoint. Police say 26-year-old Wayne "Elliott" Hilliard II and another suspect walked into the station and accosted an employee with a gun.
Jim Carrey leaves 'Dumb and Dumber' sequel |
So you're saying there's a chance...? Actually, maybe not. Jim Carrey has withdrawn from plans to reunite with Jeff Daniels and the Farrelly brothers for a sequel to their 1994 hit comedy, Dumb and Dumber. A spokesperson for the actor confirmed an Entertainment Tonight report that he'd grown "increasingly frustrated" by the lack of progress and enthusiasm from Warner Bros.
See Angelina Jolie in Full Maleficent Costume!
Angelina Jolie makes being bad look good. Disney gave fans the first official look at the actress' transformation into Sleeping Beauty villain Maleficent Tuesday, and now Jolie has been photographed for the first time in full costume.
News from The Associated Press
TORONTO (AP) -- Toronto paramedics say one person is dead and another is seriously hurt after a stage collapsed while setting up for a Radiohead concert. They say two other people were injured and are being assessed. Some at Downsview Park ahead of the show are saying on Twitter that the area has been cleared by emergency crews.
Matthew Broderick to headline July 4th celebration | Washington Examiner
Matthew Broderick to headline July 4th celebration June 12, 2012 -- 10:26 AM
Woman, 80, dies after being struck by bicyclist in Arlington | Washington Examiner
Woman, 80, dies after being struck by bicyclist in Arlington June 12, 2012 -- 10:26 AM
Crime History: Body of society girl leads to political, sex scandal | Washington Examiner
Crime History: Body of society girl leads to political, sex scandal
Leaders of D.C.-area prostitution rings plead guilty | Washington Examiner
Leaders of D.C.-area prostitution rings plead guilty