Bruce Leshan, 13WMAZ News

Bruce Leshan

13WMAZ News

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Bruce:

Flooding threatens one-quarter of America's most important infrastructure sites, according to a new report

The report finds nearly a quarter of the nation's roads, 12.4 million homes, and 25% of critical infrastructures like airports, hospitals, and police stations. → Read More

DC museum honored for fantastic potties

"Here's our take on Shakespeare. 'Farting is such sweet sorrow,'" she said, opening a stall and revealing the slogan painted behind a porcelain throne. → Read More

Robbers kidnap at least 6 victims in 5 days in violent DC crime spree

Police believe a surveillance video captures two of the kidnappers after they've extracted an A.T.M. card and a P.I.N. from one of their victims. → Read More

4 teens and a 19-year-old arrested for armed robberies, carjackings and assaults

Those arrested are allegedly connected to 19 crimes, ranging from unauthorized use of a vehicle to armed robbery and assault, between July 3 and July 14. → Read More

Mayor Bowser asks White House for help after 100 homicides in DC

The D.C. Police Union said this is the earliest DC has hit 100 murders since 2003. Over the last decade, the city has on average hit the grim mark in October. → Read More

14-year-old girl sentenced to 7 years in carjacking that killed UberEats driver

D.C. police said the two teen girls tried to take Anwar's car using a Taser, which resulted in a rollover crash. → Read More

Those really were tornadoes in Arlington, on the National Mall and on H Street

Arlington Fire said it responded to 16 fires, 15 wires down, one vehicle crash, and one technical rescue amid the rough weather on Thursday. → Read More

Questions surround Kennedy Street construction project after recent collapse

According to District officials, the property is owned by “Ralph Kennedy LLC” and “10Square Development." → Read More

A wave of shootings and murders has DC officials searching for solutions

Mayor Muriel Bowser was on national TV trying to pinpoint causes and solutions to a surge in deadly violence in the Disrict. → Read More

LGBTQ flags stolen, slashed but later replaced in this small Loudoun County town

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating this wave of thefts and vandalism as a possible hate crime. A total of five flags were stolen from three differe → Read More

21 Republicans vote 'no' to awarding gold medal to police who defended Capitol on Jan. 6

21 House Republicans voted on Tuesday against awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to all law enforcement officers. → Read More

'Hope you appreciate the pain you've caused'

The girl was sentenced to six years, and will have to be released on her 21st birthday. → Read More

NoVA Marine who stormed Capitol on Jan. 6 indicted on 9 charges including assaulting an officer

Major Christopher Warnagiris, the first active-duty service member arrested in the Capitol riots, was indicted on nine charges, including assaulting an officer. → Read More

Rip current nearly carries man out to sea as he scatters his daughter's ashes

Rip currents are a bit like an escalator headed out to sea. Fight it and you’ll soon exhaust yourself. → Read More

A deputy and a trooper mistakenly fired 8 rounds at an innocent boy. Here's why we are learning about it now

The 15-year-old heard about a police chase, came up to take a look, and then had to take cover from police bullets fired towards him. → Read More

Fairfax County Police arrest woman who allegedly posed as lawyer to dupe immigrants

Moawad is charged with two counts of felony larceny for allegedly preying on people desperate for help on immigration issues out of an office in Tysons Corner. → Read More

Transgender woman sues DC jail after spending more than 2 weeks in men's unit

The ACLU and DC public defenders ask judge to declare transgender prisoners a class and provide emergency relief for trans woman in men's unit at DC jail. → Read More

15-year-old pleads guilty to felony murder in deadly carjacking

A 15-year-old girl has pled guilty to felony murder for her alleged role in a March carjacking in Navy Yard that left a 66-year-old delivery driver dead. → Read More

Footloose in DC? The district bans dancing at wedding receptions

As D.C. reopens, it's allowing small indoor and outdoor weddings, but dancing -- even just standing around at a cocktail hour -- is banned. → Read More

Arrest made in Congress Heights shooting that left 2 dead

25-year-old Tarik Turner was arrest and charged with second degree murder in the death of Keosha Ferguson. → Read More