Melanie Alnwick, FOX 5 DC

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Past articles by Melanie:

Racist 'KKK' graffiti found at Bethesda elementary school

Another disturbing and upsetting act of hate in Montgomery County where racist graffiti was found at a Bethesda elementary school. → Read More

Man injured in Arlington shooting

Authorities say a man was injured after an early morning shooting in Arlington. → Read More

McPherson Square homeless encampment to be cleared by National Park Service Wednesday

The National Park Service will clear the homeless encampment at northwest D.C.'s McPherson Square Wednesday. → Read More

House votes to repeal update to DC's criminal code

The House of Representatives voted Thursday to repeal the update to D.C.’s controversial criminal code. → Read More

Push for DC statehood gets boost from Delaware senator

The push for D.C. statehood received a boost from one senator who said he'll champion the cause in Congress. → Read More

Donations pour in to help historic Montgomery County Black church that was vandalized

Donations are pouring in to help a Montgomery County church that was vandalized. → Read More

Montgomery County Public Schools warns about dangers of fentanyl use

Montgomery County Public Schools met Tuesday to discuss and raise awareness about the dangers of fentanyl. → Read More

High demands, rising prices at Christmas tree farms across DC region

If you are looking to find that perfect Christmas tree this weekend you might be in for some challenges. → Read More

Gas prices could drop below $3 a gallon by Christmas

Gas prices across the nation continue to drop giving Americans some much-needed relief at the pump. → Read More

COVID-19, RSV, and flu case spikes put strain on Inova hospital capacity

A spike in COVID-19, RSV, and flu cases is putting a strain on capacity at Inova's hospitals in Virginia. → Read More

Pilot, passenger rescued after small plane crashes into power lines in Montgomery County

Two people were rescued early Monday morning hours after a plane crashed and was suspended in the air from power lines in Montgomery County Sunday night. → Read More

"Mr. Police, call me God:" Exploring how the police used the media to communicate with the DC Snipers

In this episode of our true crime podcast series, we examine the meaning behind a growing stash of evidence being collected at the crime scenes that was left behind by the elusive snipers. → Read More

DC could again push back COVID-19 vaccine deadline for students

D.C.'s vaccine deadline for students may be pushed back again. → Read More

Lawsuit threatens expansion of major roadways around Capital Beltway

A major lawsuit is threatening the expansion of two major roadways around the Capital Beltway. → Read More

DC prepares as remnants of Hurricane Ian expected into weekend

Washington, D.C. is preparing for the remnants of Hurricane Ian as it aims for the Atlantic Coast as a tropical storm. → Read More

President Biden's statement on tentative railway labor agreement

President Joe Biden said Thursday that a tentative railway labor agreement has been reached, averting a potentially devastating strike before the pivotal midterm elections. → Read More

Prince George's County pushes for harsher punishment for illegal off-road vehicles

A crackdown on illegal off-road vehicles could soon be coming to Prince George's County. → Read More

Virginia lawmaker wants answers following audit on I-95 snowstorm gridlock

A Virginia lawmaker wants to know what is being done to prevent another traffic nightmare like the one that happened in January during a snowstorm that stranded hundreds of motorists along Interstate 95. → Read More

Virginia Attorney General urges Alexandria City Schools to hire more school resource officers

Virginia's top attorney is urging Alexandria City Schools to hire more school resource officers. → Read More

Several northern Virginia school districts head back to class

It’s the start of a new school year across the D.C. region and several northern Virginia school districts welcomed students back to class Monday. → Read More