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Bruce Leshan


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Recent articles by Bruce:

'Foggy as pea soup' | Pilot in plane that dangled from electric tower blames poor visibility for crash

Merkle says as he flew over Frederick, he considered landing there, but even as the fog rolled in, he kept going toward his home airport in Gaithersburg, Md. → Read More

Dulles Airport Metro, other Silver Line extension stops could take a little longer to open

The wait could be almost over, but people are going to have to wait a little longer to pinpoint an exact opening date for the $7 billion Silver Line extension. → Read More

'Racists who kill people praying will kill children playing'

Black leaders warn of racist internet chatter suggesting white supremacists may target daycare centers. → Read More

Off-duty DC Police officer in critical but stable condition after being hit by a car in Prince George's Co.

Police were on scene outside a Shoppers Foods in Mitchellville Friday morning after an off-duty officer was hit by a car. → Read More

1,000s of Virginia students walk out to protest Gov. Youngkin's transgender plan

Thousands of students at nearly 100 high schools across Virginia walked out of class Tuesday to protest Gov. Glenn Youngkin's plan to reverse policies. → Read More

' Am I going to be next?' | Maryland prosecutor assembles students at high schools in the face of a surge of gun scares

Last week, investigators believe a student brought a gun to Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. Last January, a student shot another student at Magruder High School. → Read More

VIDEO: Terrifying downtown Silver Spring shooting caught on camera

Multiple cameras captured exactly what happened near two nightclubs in downtown Silver Spring in December. The convicted gunman was sentenced to 15 years in jail. → Read More

'I feel scared' | Drivers are still blowing through the stop sign where 5-year-old girl was killed one year ago

In just 30 minutes, three Metrobuses blew through a stop where the kindergartner was killed. → Read More

Man alleges intoxicated detective slammed into his 2 parked cars repeatedly

Police have yet to confirm whether the driver involved was a cop and if he took a breathalyzer, but plainclothes officers were in the neighborhood investigating. → Read More

Arlington Police union slams prosecutor after released inmate allegedly killed 2 construction workers

The suspect, Francis Rose, had been released from jail in Arlington five months before a double shooting. Arlington Police had arrested Francis Rose in 2020. → Read More

Through tears, a devastated mom demands DC do more to keep cyclists safe

State Department worker Shawn O'Donnell was run over by a heavy truck while bicycling to work. She was one of three cyclists killed in D.C. this month. → Read More

Arlington Police search for shooter who fired into crowd, grazing woman and seriously injuring a man

A witness says the shooter hit a man's dad after the son he was targeting fled inside. → Read More

Supreme Court delivers 'gut punch' to fight against climate change

The 6-3 majority limited the EPA's ability to restrict greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. → Read More

'Stop the Steal' allegations hit Loudoun electoral board

A half-dozen conservative activists turned up to raise vague allegations of voter fraud and a stolen Trump election, but were vastly outnumbered by Democrats. → Read More

Fire leaves 48 people homeless, causes more than $4 million in damages, officials say

The blaze in Fair Lakes burned or flooded 24 condos, leaving 48 residents homeless and causing $4 million in damage. → Read More

Fairfax County cop found 'not guilty' of assault, 2 years after video showed him tasing unarmed Black man

A verdict was reached after Fairfax County Police Officer Tyler Timberlake went on trial for caught-on-tape tasing of unarmed Black man La Monta Gladney. → Read More

Average gas prices likely to climb over $4, and war in Ukraine could push costs even higher

At least one analyst is predicting war in Ukraine could send average American gas prices to an unprecedented $7 a gallon. GasBuddy thinks that’s extremely unlikely. → Read More

'Pastor Sam' accused of assaulting 2 Va. children for years. Detectives fear there are more victims

Investigators say youth pastor Sung Woo Hong, 37, committed aggravated sexual battery on the children in a secluded office inside Pilgrim Community Church. → Read More

After brutal murder, prosecutor urges domestic violence victims to reach out for help

Maryland District Court Judge Sherri Koch ordered Himanshu Tanna held without bond on Tuesday on a charge of premeditated murder in the death of his wife, Alka. → Read More

Republicans take charge in Virginia House of Delegates, Senate Democrats push back

In the traditional spirit of cooperation, Democrats joined Republicans in unanimously electing G.O.P lawmaker Todd Gilbert as the new Speaker of the House. → Read More