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  1. The octopus from hell: How pain-management practice contributes to heroin epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | WTOP-FM Washington

    "Why pay $40 for an OxyContin pill when I can buy a $10 bag of heroin?" In the second part of her Hooked on Heroin series, WTOP's Jamie Forzato explores the path from the over-prescription of opioid painkillers to heroin addiction, and what's being done to change it. Anne Arundel County Detectives from the Western Tactical Patrol Unit recovered ninety 10 mg oxycodone pills and more than $2,000 cash during a traffic stop on March 31, 2016.


  2. new Laurel family finds closure after cold-case murder arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | WTOP-FM Washington

    On Thursday, Laurel police announced that they had made an arrest in the cold-case murder of Brian Moses, fulfilling a mom's promise of justice to her dying son. Relatives of Brian Moses, a 20-year-old who was slain in Laurel, Md., in 2005, said they were grateful to law enforcement for closing the 11-year-old case.


  3. updated 1 dead, 1 seriously hurt after vehicle strikes tree in LaurelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A woman has died and another person was seriously hurt after a car struck a tree in Laurel, Maryland on Monday afternoon. Sunya Smith, 58, of Baltimore, died at the hospital following a crash off of Sandy Spring Road, in the 7400 block of Summerwind Circle.


  4. new Booz Allen to acquire Aquilent for $250MRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Booz Allen Hamilton continues to grow its contracting business through acquisitions even as it undergoes an independent review of its personnel procedures after two employees were caught stealing classified information. The McLean-based government consulting contractor has agreed to pay $250 million to acquire eGov Holdings Inc., based in Laurel, Maryland, which is the parent company of government IT contractor Aquilent.


  5. new Man arrested after crashing into police cruiser in Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Montgomery County police say a man has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after hitting a police cruiser that was stopped while officers helped another motorist. Police said in a statement Wednesday that the crash happened Saturday night in Burtonsville.


  6. new Student from Maryland named Rhodes ScholarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Maryland woman is among 32 Americans selected as Rhodes Scholars to pursue two or three years of post-graduate study at Oxford University. Aryn Frazier from Laurel, Maryland is a senior at the University of Virginia, where she is double-majoring in African-American and African Studies and the Honors Program of the Department of Politics.


  7. Tastee Diner robbery caught on surveillance videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police have video of the Tastee Diner robbery in Laurel, Maryland, that preceded a carjacking and multiple wrecks that closed the Baltimore Washington Parkway for hours on Tuesday. "Our detectives have had a chance to look at it and they were pleased to find that the robbery was captured on surveillance video.


  8. Hundreds try out for DC's new Arena Football League teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    D.C.'s new Arena Football League team has only 28 roster spots to offer, but it drew a wide range of players all hoping to lay claim to one during its tryouts on Saturday. Competitors warm up during tryouts for the Washington Valor, D.C.'s new Arena Football League team.


  9. Tourist fatally struck by vehicle in Prince Georgea s Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A woman visiting from China has died after she was hit by a pickup truck Tuesday night in Laurel, Maryland. Yanhua Zhu, 74, was traveling with her family from Pennsylvania to D.C. when their tour bus stopped for a break while on U.S. Route 1, police said .


  10. Police investigate incident at Islamic community center as possible hate crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    An incident in which a truck backed into an Islamic community center Monday night in Laurel, Maryland, is now being investigated as a possible hate crime. Surveillance footage revealed a white tractor trailer backed into the Islamic Community Center on Contee Road at 11 p.m. Monday, according to a news release from the Laurel Police Department.


  11. Prominent black journalist, publisher George Curry has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    George E. Curry, a journalist, civil rights activist and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, has died. He was 69. Curry, of Laurel, Maryland, died suddenly on Saturday at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland, after he was taken to the emergency room there, his sister, Charlotte Purvis, said Sunday.


  12. 2nd MetroAccess driver charged with sexual assault of passengerRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    For the second time in a week , a MetroAccess paratransit van driver has been arrested for sexually assaulting a passenger. On June 28, Fairfax County police said Jose Pino Estrada, 35, of Alexandria, showed up to the Falls Church home of a passenger to return a cellphone she left in his van the day before.


  13. Police: Intruder shot by off-duty officer had a knifeRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Authorities say the man who was shot after breaking into the home of an off-duty Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission police officer was armed with a knife. Prince George's County police said in a statement that 31-year-old David Bartholmew was shot in the arm Sunday afternoon upon forcing his way into the Laurel home.


  14. Sewage leak in Md. blamed on ball of greaseRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Few things are as disgusting as an overflow of raw sewage -except, perhaps, the thing that causes most overflows: grease balls. Howard County spokeswoman Lisa de Hernandez says a spill of between 1.5 million and 2 million gallons of raw sewage into the Patuxent River in North Laurel, Maryland appears to stem from grease that collected in a 14-inch sewer pipeline, blocking the normal flow of the sewage.


  15. Doors at Laurel Regional Hospital to stay open under deal with Md. universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The doors to Laurel Regional Hospital will remain open under a new partnership announced Monday by Prince George's County, the state of Maryland and the University of Maryland Medical System. A deal that promises to overhaul health care services throughout Prince George's County kicks in upon state approval of a new regional medical center to be built in Largo, Maryland.


  16. Fourth of July weekend 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Cookouts, parades and celebration: That's what Fourth of July weekend is all about. See how people from the nation's capital and beyond are spending Independence Day, and tweet WTOP your Fourth of July photos @wtop .


  17. Fourth of July weekend 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Cookouts, parades and celebration: That's what Fourth of July weekend is all about. See how people from the nation's capital and beyond are spending Independence Day, and tweet us your Fourth of July photos @wtop.


  18. Police release photos, video of suspects in Laurel shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police have released surveillance video and photos of two suspects involved in the shooting of a 19-year-old man in Laurel, Maryland. Anne Arundel County police responded to the Knights Inn on Laurel Fort Meade Road around 3 p.m. Saturday and found the 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the upper body.


  19. Fire at Laurel building damages 9 apartmentsRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Fire officials say careless smoking led to a fire at an apartment building in Laurel that damaged nine apartments and caused $300,000 worth of damage. Prince George's County fire officials said in a news release that the fire broke out around 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the garden-style apartment building.


  20. Laurel man dies after being struck by CSX trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A 25-year-old Laurel, Maryland, man was struck and killed by a CSX train early Monday morning in Prince George's County. The train's crew called Prince George's County Fire and Rescue to report the incident, according to CSX spokeswoman Laura Phelps.


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