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VIA CNN: Washington (CNN) — John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind of the 2002 sniper attacks that terrorized the suburbs of the nation’s capital, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Tuesday evening at a state prison near Jarratt, Virginia. Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine denied a clemency request from Muhammad’s lawyers, closing off what is likely […]

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VIA WASHINGTON POST: John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo’s killing spree in October 2002 happened just long enough ago that the saga now belongs in the collective millennial-age, post-9/11 scrapbook of Washington area anxiety and paranoia. Remember? The squatting while pumping gas, the jumping around, the zigzagging through strip-mall parking lots? And as Virginia […]

VIA WJLA: Metropolitan Police Department officials say three people are in custody after a shootout led to a police chase in Northwest Washington early Monday morning. Police tell ABC 7 News, around 4: 30 a.m., officers witnessed multiple shots being exchanged between two cars in the 5800 block of East Capitol Street. When the suspects […]

Join Bernie McCain November 12th at 6 pm EST when he interviews Paul Mooney about his new book “Black Is The New White,” a fascinating and fearless memoir from this enduring comedy genius. (Click here to read the first chapter and to order.) Mooeny is comic legend who has written for “Chappelle’s Show,” “In Living […]

If you like to smoke pot, D.C.’s a bad place to live. D.C. leads the nation with the highest arrest rate, according to the Marijuana Policy Project’s most recent report. The MPP’s report says 677 out of every 100,000 city residents are picked up and charged, which beats out New York (481) and Kentucky (479). […]

VIA WJLA: Metro’s massive communications meltdown this week has revealed that two critical but aging power units need to be replaced at a cost of $14 million. A decades-old power unit failed Wednesday, shutting down the public address system, two-way radio links with bus drivers and some bus fare boxes, among other things. “It was […]

VIA MYFOXDC: BETHESDA, Md. – Montgomery County officials say due to system control issues with their traffic lights, many drivers had to suffer through significant delays on Wednesday. Delays continued Thursday and Ride-On buses are free for riders who want to leave their cars at home. Officials say all traffic signals in the county are […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: Laws to install speed cameras near schools, limit pawnshop sales and give some property owners a tax break were approved Tuesday by the Prince George’s County Council as it heads toward the end of its legislative session. Beginning in January, the county plans to place cameras in 50 school zones over the […]

By Mark F. Gray The reason fans and broadcast journalists like me get into this business is to document the human drama of athletic competition. Last Saturday at Morgan State it was my honor and privilege to broadcast arguably the greatest single performance in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football history as Florida A&M quarterback Curtis Pulley […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON, D.C. – D.C. Police say the beloved owner of a U Street corridor restaurant was murdered. The body of Norah Amaya, who co-owned Coppi’s Organic, was found in her Northwest Washington apartment on Monday night, and investigators say she died of strangulation. Amaya’s body was found in her apartment around 9 p.m. […]