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Tisha Thompson


Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Tisha:

Sudden Infant Death Cases on the Rise in Maryland

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death is the leading cause of infant deaths in Maryland for the first time on record. → Read More

Presidential Perks: Students, Staff Complain About Spending at Montgomery College

After receiving complaints from college staffers, the News4 I-Team added up all the receipts to find out how much Montgomery College’s president spent on travel, transportation and other presidential perks... → Read More

Rapid Fire: What’s on the Side of Your Home?

Fire experts say the combination of insulation and siding can make a big difference in how quickly a fire can spread up the side of a house and develop into a dangerous attic fire. The News4 I-Team shows you the → Read More

Changing Chesapeake: The New Oyster Battle

Virginia watermen say the state is forcing them to harvest wild oysters from the same spot, creating a dangerous situation. The state agrees there are too many oystermen on the water but has a different solution... → Read More

DC Council Demands Action on College Savings Plans After I-Team Report

D.C. residents are getting a raw deal when it comes to the government's college savings plan, according to multiple D.C. Council members following a News4 I-Team investigation of the District’s 529 fees. → Read More

Help Solve the Dr. Wash Murder

Fairfax County Police say it is one of the most violent crimes they’ve ever seen, and now need your help identifying the murder weapon and piecing together clues left behind from this six-year-old unsolved... → Read More

Home Rental Owners Sued Over Ads Discouraging Children

The News4 I-Team uncovered dozens of people getting sued over how they were advertising homes on popular rental sites. They’re accused of discriminating against families with children. → Read More

Safe at Home: How to Get a Protective Order

The News4 I-Team received rare access to the Montgomery County Circuit Court building to take you step by step through getting a protective order in Maryland. → Read More

Safe at Home: Taking Away the Guns

The News4 I-Team got a rare look inside a room many say is literally saving lives by taking away a stunning number of guns linked to domestic violence. → Read More

Broken Fountains: 40% of Water Features at the Mall's Memorials Aren't Working. Here's Why.

Washington DC is a city full of fountains. But not all of them are actually working. The News4 I-Team found out why. → Read More

A Look at Local Infant Mortality Rates

The data shows that Prince George's County has the second-highest infant mortality rate in Maryland among babies born to term. → Read More

Changing Chesapeake: Smith Island Unites to Save Itself

A fiercely independent group of people is uniting for the first time to save its way of life. By inviting outsiders in, islanders say they’re ready to change to stay the same. → Read More

1 Out of 10 Kids Who Drown Got Through Pool Fence

The News 4 I-Team found a stunning number of local children fall into pools and drown in our region each summer. Learn what all pool owners must do now to keep curious children from falling in. → Read More

Feeling Burned: Maryland Suspends Home Contractor Company's License After Growing Complaints

Maryland suspended the license of a home contractor accused of taking more than $600,000 from homeowners across the state only to abandon the work, according to court documents. → Read More

1992 Olympic Whitewater Champ Just Wants Stolen Gold Medal Back

A former Olympic whitewater canoe racer originally from Maryland says he's not interested in anybody being punished. He just wants his stolen gold medal back. → Read More

No Charges Filed in Mount Olivet Cemetery Police Investigation

The Frederick Police Department has closed its case into questionable spending by employees at Mount Olivet Cemetery. → Read More

Feeling Burned: Homeowners Say They Lost Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Maryland Contractor

A Maryland-based home contractor is at the center of a state investigation, following complaints about faulty and incomplete work on houses, including some customers who had already lost almost all of their... → Read More

Photos of Chlorine Tanker Cars Spark New Concerns

Within just a few hours of Sunday's derailment, a resident’s pictures show at least three chlorine tanker cars moving along the Virginia Avenue corridor near L’Enfant Plaza. → Read More

The Car Barn Murders: Montgomery County's Oldest Cold Case

Why detectives are still searching for the killer in Montgomery County’s oldest cold case – and how they hope you might have the clue to solve it. → Read More

Back From the Dead: AEDs Can Save Your Life

The News4 I-Team checked out AEDs in our region and couldn’t find one out of five without asking a lot of questions. Tisha Thompson explains why medical experts say that’s a problem. → Read More