(Fairfax, VA) — Fairfax County police are asking the public for help in finding a bank robbery suspect. Investigators say a black 35 to 40-year-old woman has held up a pair of banks within the last month. The first incident happened at the Wachovia Bank in the 89-hundred block of Lorton Station Boulevard on June […]

VIA BLACK AMERICA WEB: NATICK, Mass. (AP) — A white police sergeant accused of racism after he arrested renowned black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. at his home insisted Wednesday he won’t apologize for his treatment of the Harvard professor, but President Barack Obama said police had “acted stupidly.” Gates has demanded an apology from […]

(Washington, DC) — President Obama continued making his case for an aggressive and historic overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system yesterday. In a primetime news conference at the White House, the President linked the effort to economic recovery. He said healthcare reform is essential if the government wants to bring the U.S. economy back from […]

(Washington, DC) — U.S. Park Police are on the hunt for the man who sexually assaulted a female jogger in Rock Creek Park Wednesday morning. It happened around 7 a.m. near Bingham Drive in the District. The suspect is described as an Hispanic man in his 30s, with a stocky build, standing between 5’7″ and […]

(Baltimore, MD) — Clinical trials for a swine flu vaccine start next month at the University of Maryland Medical Center. But is the quick development of a vaccine safe? During a swine flu scare in 1976, President Ford ordered every man, woman and child to receive a vaccine. Hundreds developed Guillain-Barre syndrome, and some died. […]

(Baltimore, MD) — Several Baltimore faith-based groups are banding together in the fight against the HIV virus and AIDS. Eleven churches across the city became testing sites where more than 40 trained volunteers administered swab tests. The goal was to test one-thousand people. It’s called Project Shalem because Shalem means “peace” or “a safe place” […]

(Landover, MD) — A teenager is under arrest in connection with a pair of recent sexual assaults along Brightseat Road in Landover. Prince George’s County Police say they took 18-year-old Jose Herrara into custody at his home on Brightseat Road last Monday morning. Herrara is accused of attacking a total of three women during incidents […]

(Washington, DC) — Metro is working with a vendor to develop technology ordered by federal transportation leaders in the wake of the deadly crash on the Red line. Annapolis-based ARINC will build a real-time computer system to help Metro keep trains from running into each other. Yesterday, General Manager John Catoe admitted Metro has found […]

Here is the infamous video that Nike and LeBron James didn’t want you to see of him getting dunked on by Xavier University basketball phenom Jordan Crawford at his skills camp. Nike allegedly confiscated all footage but this camera phone video managed to sneak out. You’ve got to see this to believe it!

(Washington, DC) — Washington, DC Republican Committee Chairman Bob Kabel says he is opposed to renaming the newly renovated 14th and Girard Street Park in Northwest Washington, Barack Hussein Obama Park. Kabel says to affix President Obama’s name to the Columbia Heights park would violate the city’s code that states “no public space in the […]