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D.C. man charged with murder in fatal shooting of 11-year-old
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 22 Jul 2019 04:45:34 -0400

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington, D.C., man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of an 11-year-old boy who was shot to death last week.

WTOP-FM reported that District police on Saturday arrested 29-year-old Tony Antoine McClam and charged him in the Thursday death of Karon Brown. Police ...


Marc Elrich order bars county agencies from working with ICE, DHS on immigration enforcement
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 22 Jul 2019 18:28:05 -0400

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich on Monday signed an executive order barring all county agencies from cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security in immigration enforcement operations.

"This is probably one of those days when you wish you didn't have to do things like this, ...


Wesley Pruden funeral set for Friday, July 26, at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, Md.
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 22 Jul 2019 19:30:12 -0400

A funeral and memorial for Wesley Pruden, veteran editor and columnist for The Washington Times, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 26, at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 5500 River Road, Bethesda.

Mr. Pruden, 83, died July 17 at his home in Washington, D.C. For 35 years, he wrote the ...


Muriel Bowser’s anti-gun plan a complex gambit
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 22 Jul 2019 21:29:00 -0400

It's hard to imagine guns off the bloodied streets of the District or any other crime-overwhelmed town or city of the United States.

Perhaps that's because the one-word mantra remains the same, whether the bloodletting follows a mass shooting, a violent attack or the gun-related death or maiming of a ...


Larry Hogan condemning Trump tweets signals shift since 1800s on Maryland politicians, immigration
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 21 Jul 2019 16:45:04 -0400

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, has condemned President Trump's remarks about lawmakers who should "go back" to their home countries as "terrible and unbecoming of a president." The state's Democratic House delegation voted unanimously to condemn the Mr. Trump's tweets.

And when the federal government announced plans for nationwide ...


Wes Pruden, Washington Times editor and columnist dies at 83 after remarkable six-decade career
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:02:56 -0400

Wesley Pruden would have wanted to spend his final hours at his keyboard, deftly deflating the pompous, entitled and arrogant of the political establishment, and he came awfully close.

The venerable Washington Times editor, columnist and journalism institution was found dead Wednesday morning at his home, after putting in a ...


Friendship Baptist Church in Appomattox, Virginia, backs Trump with ‘America: Love or Leave It’ sign
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:53:29 -0400

APPOMATTOX, Va. — Amid a national furor over President Donald Trump's tweet urging four Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to their home countries, a Virginia pastor is gaining attention with a sign at his church saying "America: Love or Leave It."

ABC 13 in Lynchburg reports hundreds of people have ...


Apollo 11 landing: Nation celebrates 50th anniversary of 1st lunar footsteps
WashingtonTimes.com / Sat, 20 Jul 2019 10:04:24 -0400

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of humanity's first footsteps on another world Saturday, gathering in record heat at races and other festivities to commemorate Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's "giant leap" on Apollo 11.

At NASA's Kennedy Space Center, cars were backed up ...


Virginia Democrats threaten to boycott Jamestown commemorations if Donald Trump attends
WashingtonTimes.com / Sat, 20 Jul 2019 12:10:10 -0400

Democratic leaders of the Virginia Legislature said Friday they plan to skip festivities being held in Jamestown this month if President Trump is present.

The politicians issued a joint statement threatening to boycott events marking four centuries since Jamestown hosted the first representative assembly in the Western Hemisphere.

"We will ...


Bus fire brings massive turnout of police, fire trucks to northeast D.C. site
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:19:02 -0400

Commuters along a busy route into the District were treated to a massive show of police, fire trucks and emergency equipment early Thursday morning, all dealing with a fire at a bus garage station on the 3300 block of New York Avenue in Northeast Washington.

Some 100 D.C. firefighters were ...


Coco Gauff, 15-year-old Wimbledon star, to come to Citi Open
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:19:29 -0400

Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old American tennis player who upset Venus Williams at Wimbledon and advanced to the round of 16, will come to the District for her first tennis appearance since Wimbledon at the Citi Open.

Gauff has signed up for the Citi Open qualifying tournament, and if she is ...


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