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D.C. day care worker arrested for sexual assault of child
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:53:00 -0400

D.C. police have arrested a day care employee for sexually assaulting a child in his care.

The Metropolitan Police Department announced Friday morning that they had arrested Juan Arturo Perez, 65, a resident in Northwest, on charges of second-degree child sexual abuse.

Mr. Perez allegedly abused a child at CentroNía ...


Judge allows lawsuit challenging happy-hour rules to proceed
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:26:38 -0400

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia restaurateur can move ahead with his lawsuit seeking to water down Virginia's restrictive rules on happy-hour advertising after a judge's ruling Friday.

Lawyers with Attorney General Mark Herring's office argued unsuccessfully at a hearing in federal court in Alexandria that Geoff Tracy's lawsuit against ...


Alex Ovechkin to bring Stanley Cup to Georgetown hospital, Fort Dupont Ice Arena
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 14 Jun 2018 11:53:30 -0400

Alex Ovechkin will continue to share his joyous, celebratory summer publicly with the Washington region. 

Ovechkin and Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis will bring the Stanley Cup to the Arlington County Police Department, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Fort Dupont Ice Arena on Friday, the team announced.

The tour will start ...


Tom Gear, former Virginia delegate, found dead in apparent suicide
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:32:16 -0400

YORKTOWN, Va. — Virginia authorities say a former Republican state delegate who resigned his House seat for health reasons eight years ago has been found dead in an apparent suicide.

York-Poquoson Sheriff J.D. "Danny" Diggs says utility workers found 69-year-old Tom Gear slumped behind the wheel of his car Wednesday ...


Metro Board approves changes to bus routes
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 14 Jun 2018 19:36:07 -0400

The Metro Board set aside $3.5 million Thursday to change bus lines by the end of the month and $1.25 million to possibly eliminate the Red Line's "Grosvenor turnback."

The board is waiting for a viability study next month on the Red Line proposal. Currently, some trains to Shady Grove ...


Jesse Jackson’s gambit with D.C. statehood
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:30:10 -0400

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

"I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me,

And what can be the use of him is more than I can see."

— First two lines of "My Shadow" by Robert Louis Stevenson

Alright all you history and civics know-it-alls, as a former U.S. senator, ...


Jennifer Wexton wins Democratic nomination in Virginia’s 10th district House race
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:28:32 -0400

State Sen. Jennifer Wexton on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination in Virginia's 10th congressional district House race, beating out five other candidates for the right to take on Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock in the fall.

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Ms. Wexton had secured 42 percent support, with her ...


Barbara Comstock wins Republican primary in Virginia’s 10th district
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:28:38 -0400

Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock on Tuesday turned aside a primary challenge from retired Air Force pilot Shak Hill in Virginia's closely-watched 10th congressional district race, setting up a general election contest with state Sen. Jennifer Wexton.

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Ms. Comstock led Mr. Hill, 61 percent to ...


Corey Stewart wins Republican primary in Virginia Senate race
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 12 Jun 2018 21:00:46 -0400

Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart on Tuesday rode a pro-Trump message to narrowly win the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in Virginia, beating back a furious challenge from state Del. Nick Freitas.

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Mr. Stewart was at about 45 percent support, with ...


Valerie Ervin drops Democratic bid for Maryland governor, will endorse Rushern Baker
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:42:59 -0400

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Valerie Ervin is dropping out of the Democratic primary race for governor in Maryland, and will endorse Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker.

Ervin's campaign announced Tuesday night she has scheduled an announcement with Baker in Langley Park on Wednesday morning. An advisory says the event ...


‘Wonder Woman 1984’ filming to head from Georgetown to Northern Virginia
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 13 Jun 2018 13:32:29 -0400

Filming for the upcoming "Wonder Woman" movie sequel is set to move from Georgetown to Northern Virginia, officials confirmed Wednesday.

"Wonder Woman 1984" is set to film soon in Alexandria, Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam said in a statement. Exact dates are not publicly available, but a "delighted" Mr. Northam said ...


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