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Crash victim reunited with Maryland firefighter who rescued her from car
Prince George's County firefighter William Gressen rescued Briana Morrissette from her vehicle, which crashed into an embankment on July 9 in Brandywine, Md.

Slave’s daughter who helped open the African American Museum dies at 100
Ruth Odom Bonner helped President Barack Obama unveil the new Smithsonian museum last year.


Charlottesville mayor apologizes to City Council and residents
Michael Signer and others in Charlottesville’s leadership have come under fire as the city reeled from its handling of the white supremacist Unite the Right rally on Aug. 12 that left three dead.

Man is shot near a residential block by the Columbia Heights Metro station
The man was unconscious and unresponsive when police found him at about 9:45 p.m.

Federal judge blocks Texas’ harsh anti-sanctuary law
The statute, which would have imposed fines and jail time on local officials who refused to assist federal agencies in working to deport illegal immigrants, was set to take effect Friday.

‘Walking while black’ with a Louisiana twist: 3 pedestrians run over by a truck get run over by the
Three African-American pedestrians who were hit by a pickup truck in the town of Ville Platte were charged. The driver wasn't.

Police continue to search for perpetrator in chilling video of shooting at top of Metro escalator
For three days, authorities didn’t acknowledge that a shot had been fired, prompting backlash.

D.C. restaurants’ cocktails, seafood top off summer
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:45:07 -0400

Special deals are on the menus for the end of summer's "dog days" through Sunday at Passion Food Hospitality restaurants.

At Acadiana (901 New York Ave. NW), "Sip and Sup Mad Dog Margaritas" are priced at $1 with lunch or dinner. Burger Tap & Shake's (4445 Wisconsin Ave. NW) "Black ...


Ed Gillespie, GOP candidate in Virginia governor’s race, campaigns on keeping Confederate statues
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:10:55 -0400

Ed Gillespie, the Republican candidate vying for the Virginia governor's office, has asked supporters to sign a petition opposing the removal of the state's Confederate monuments as their fate comes under fire in the aftermath of a deadly white supremacist rally this month in Charlottesville.

Mr. Gillespie, the former Republican ...


Woman tosses urine on D.C. Metrobus driver
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 30 Aug 2017 11:41:17 -0400

A woman videotaped tossing a cup of urine at a Metrobus driver is expected to turn herself into police.

The woman, who has not yet been arrested or identified by D.C. police, said she was "provoked" and had to use the bathroom "real, real bad."

"I was provoked. I ...


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