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VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON, D.C. – A mentor for the Peaceoholics has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a teenage girl inside a D.C. school. Barry Harrison, 51, had been working inside Spingarn High School for just a few days last April when a 15 year old came forward to say she had been assaulted by […]

The Maryland State Education Association is focused on a number of issues and initiatives as we enter the new school year. Clara Floyd is President of the Maryland State Teachers Association, an affiliate of the National Association with 70,000 members. Flolyd is the first African American woman elected as MSTA president. She began serving her […]

VIA THE GAZETTE: More than half of Prince George’s County high schools improved on SAT scores this year, but the county still lags behind the state average overall. Prince George’s County students scored an average of 1,296 out of a possible 2,400, putting them 201 points behind the statewide average of 1,497. The average county […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: A woman who officials said was struck by a Metrobus while jogging in Northwest Washington on Thursday has been hospitalized with “life-threatening injuries,” according to Metro spokeswoman Taryn McNeil. The bus, heading north on Connecticut Avenue about 8:35 a.m., was turning right onto Florida Avenue when it struck the woman, McNeil said. […]

(Washington, DC) — Expect to see more Transit Police officers at Metrorail stations near schools and on trains and buses with large student populations. With area schools back in session, police will increase patrols to monitor students traveling through the Metro system during after-school hours. Officers will encourage kids to keep moving, discourage them from […]

(Washington, DC) — A federal grand jury in the District has returned a nine-count indictment charging a Temple Hills man with five counts for the interstate trafficking of children for the purpose of prostitution. Forty-two-year-old Shelby Lewis allegedly brought the juveniles into DC to work as prostitutes between 2006 and 2009. He was taken into […]

After watching the anemic offense and a lack of intensity that defined the preseason, the Burgundy and Gold answered a few questions against the New England Patriots but still left several more on the soggy FedEx turf last Friday night. For one night at least, Jason Campbell looked like a quarterback who was ready to […]

VIA WUSA: WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) — Is the alleged Holocaust Memorial Museum killer sane enough to stand trial? A federal judge in DC today ordered 89-year-old James Von Brunn to undergo a psychiatric exam, despite his protests. The hearing in U.S. District Court was the first chance the public had to get a look at […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON – Washington’s Hot 99.5 Kane In The Morning show revealed that last week’s story about a man carrying around a sign that admitted he cheated on his wife was a hoax. According to broadcasts on the station Wednesday morning, the show admitted to staging the story in an attempt to see how […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: A woman was abducted at gunpoint yesterday at the Franconia-Springfield Metro station and then forced into the trunk of her car and driven around for about an hour before being released, Fairfax County police said. The woman, who was not injured, told police that she was dropped off in the Lorton area, […]