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  1. Man arrested for assault of off-duty Md. police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Christopher DeWitt, 40, of Alexandria, was arrested Sunday night at a tavern on the 9000 block of Livingston Road in Fort Washington after he allegedly stabbed a Charles County Sheriff's Deputy. According to a preliminary investigation, DeWitt and the officer got into an argument at the tavern, which escalated into a stabbing.

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  2. Record-breaking rain leads to water rescues, Md. sewer overflows newRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    The near-constant rain that fell over the weekend across the D.C. region smashed an annual record, stranded drivers and caused sewer overflows. Rescue crews were busy pulling people from cars that were stuck on flooded streets, including Brighton Dam Road in Brookeville, Maryland.

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  3. Man in hospital for critical burns from fire at Md. auto parts storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A man is in critical condition after a fire at an auto parts store Wednesday afternoon in Fort Washington, Maryland, fire officials said. Around 3 p.m., Prince George's County Fire and EMS responded to an auto parts store in the 9100 block of Allentown Road, where they found a man with critical burns on much of his body.

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  4. Oxon Hill man dead in Fort Washington shopping center shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | WTOP-FM Washington

    An Oxon Hill, Maryland, man was found shot to death in a Fort Washington shopping center parking lot Monday night, Prince George's County police say. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

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  5. Man fatally shot in Prince George Co.a s parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A man was fatally shot Monday night outside a Fort Washington, Maryland, strip mall, Prince George's County police said.

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  6. Prince George's Co. librarian retires after racial slur video goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A librarian at Potomac Landing Elementary School in Fort Washington, Maryland retired Tuesday amid mounting public pressure after a video of her admitting to yelling a racial slur at an African-American man went viral. "Obviously, I was not happy to see the video and know that was one of our Prince George's County Public School employees," Goldson told NBC4.

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  7. Crash survivor, leaders welcome Indian Head Highway speed cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Speed camera ticketing is now in effect along Indian Head Highway in Prince George's County at the intersection of Old Fort Road. The decision comes as traffic fatalities along the busy stretch - known as one of the deadliest corridors in the region - continue to occur.

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  8. Twelfth person sentenced in DC area heroin trafficking investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    An exhaustive police effort to dismantle two Alexandria, Va.-area heroin and fentanyl trafficking rings ended on Thursday, with the sentencing of its 12th and final defendant. Gregory Taylor, 44, of Fort Washington, Maryland has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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  9. Cement truck overturns in crash in Md., injuring 5 newRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    At least five people were injured, including two children, after a cement truck overturned onto a car in a crash on Indian Head Highway in Fort Washington, Maryland. Two adults were extricated and taken by helicopter to nearby trauma centers.

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  10. Messy Monday: Storms, showers, humidity start off rainy weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast Monday, beginning a week of rainy, wet weather in the D.C. region. Because of heavy rain over the weekend, a flash flood watch remains in effect for the D.C. area until 5 a.m. A flash flood watch means that conditions might develop that lead to flash flooding.

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  11. Record rain causes sewer overflow in Prince Georgea s Co. newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Nearly 1 million gallons of diluted wastewater overflowed from a pumping station into Broad Creek in Fort Washington, Maryland, as record rain dumped on the region Saturday. The Broad Creek Wastewater Pumping Station began overflowing at around 9 p.m. Saturday and did not stop until almost 2 a.m. Sunday.

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  12. DC officer who killed motorcyclist in 2016 is firedRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The D.C. Police Department has denied the appeal of termination for an officer who shot and killed motorcyclist Terrence Sterling in 2016. D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham denied Officer Brian Trainer's attempt to appeal his recommended termination by an MPD trial board panel.

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  13. Heavy rains cause sewer overflow in suburban Maryland newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Heavy rains in the greater Washington region have caused a sanitary sewer overflow at a pumping station in Fort Washington, Maryland. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says the overflow occurred for about two hours Saturday afternoon.

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  14. Md. pastor, Capitol Police officer among 3 charged with sexually abusing teens in church groupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Three Maryland men, including the head pastor of a Prince George's County church and a Capitol Police officer, have been charged with sexually abusing four teen girls involved in a church-run program for at-risk youth. Prince George's County police said that the teens were abused between 2001 and 2008 when they were 15-18 years old, and that they came forward as adults.

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  15. Sinkholes cause multiple road closures in Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In Prince George's County, Livingston Road near Clarion Road in Ft. Washington closed Wednesday morning due to the pavement caving in following heavy rains.

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  16. DC officer who fatally shot motorcyclist should be fired, police panel rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A D.C. Police Department panel is recommending that the officer who fatally shot a motorcyclist in 2016 be fired. Officer Brian Trainer now has 10 business days to appeal the ruling from the panel of three police officials.

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  17. Chase, fatal shooting happened a very rapidly,a DC officer testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A white D.C. police officer testified in front of a disciplinary panel Friday afternoon about the events leading up to the killing of a black motorcyclist. Officer Brian Trainer said the Sept. 1 comment

  18. Police: Md. officer shoots at dog that attacked him newRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Maryland police department says an off-duty officer shot a dog with his service weapon after it attacked him and his dog. The Washington Post cites a Prince George's County Police Department release that says the officer was walking his cocker spaniel in Fort Washington when another dog ran out of a neighbor's garage and charged the two.

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  19. Md. Senate to vote on Indian Head Highway speed cams newRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A decision could come Monday in the Maryland General Assembly on whether one of the region's deadliest roadways should get speed camera enforcement. The Senate could vote on a bill, passed by the House, that would authorize a single speed camera on Maryland Route 210 - Indian Head Highway - southbound at Old Fort Road.

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  20. Trial begins in shooting death of Prince George's teacher, 2-year-old daughter newRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The trial of a man accused of shooting and killing a Prince George's County, Maryland teacher and their 2-year-old daughter begins with jury selection Monday. Daron Boswell-Johnson was 25 when he allegedly shot and killed NeShante Davis and their daughter, Chloe Davis-Green, in February 2016, said prosecutors, who added in a statement that Boswell-Johnson has admitted to the killings.

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