Janice Park, wusa9

Janice Park


Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Janice:

After decades of resistance, could Virginia be the next state to welcome gaming?

While casinos popped up in neighboring Maryland and D.C., they have been illegal in Virginia. But now the state is considering building them in five locations. → Read More

Va. mom speaks on hands-free bill after infant hit, killed by SUV

Mindy Schulz rarely speaks about the day her five-and-a-half-month-old son was killed after a driver in an SUV ran into them near their home in Loudoun County, Va. → Read More

DC Council to vote on permanently allowing medical marijuana use in public schools around the District

DC Council is set to vote on the legislation Jan.7, which would allow students like sixth-grader Zoey Carty a more permanent solution to her health problems. → Read More

Dozens of elderly residents with limited mobility escape burning building

Those left without a home will spend three nights in a D.C. hotel, and then DCHA has committed to finding all those affected a place to stay. → Read More

Some residents in Potomac say their once quiet street is now a hotbed for speeders

Montgomery County residents can request a speed camera, but it's a process to get it approved. → Read More

A Rockville man is suing the Maryland DNR after he says their officers unlawfully handed him over to ICE

Jose Villalta says he was detained by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources' officers while cutting a tree. → Read More

A group calling themselves the Committee to Hold Jack Evans accountable has collected almost six thousand signatures

Volunteers delivered their recall petition Monday to the DC Board of Elections. If the signatures are found valid, a special election will happen. → Read More

The goodbye celebration continues for Bei Bei the giant Panda

Bei Bei heads to China Tuesday, but there's still time to say goodbye. → Read More

Mercury perfectly aligned with the face of the sun for 5.5 hours

Monday's Mercury Transit was a rare sight that won't happen again until 2032. → Read More

This 97-page report alleges 11 incidents of ethics violations by Councilmember Jack Evans dating back to 2014

Evans claims the report's findings are false, and any errors were minor oversights corrected upon discovery. → Read More

Neighborhood beef, over bagels: Popular DC bagel shop hopes to open second location in Georgetown

Councilmember Jack Evans says the new location might draw trash and rats. → Read More

171 George Mason students get rejection letters after registering to vote

Civil rights group The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law said it could jeopardize students voting in the future if they have a negative first experience. → Read More

Runners from 50 states, 60 countries participate in 44th annual Marine Corp Marathon

The marathon is the largest in the world that doesn't give prize money. → Read More

Each Nationals playoff win is costing Brian Dozier $5,000

He pledged $5,000 to schools in Haiti and Mississippi for every Curly W throughout the playoff run. → Read More

Nationals 2B Brian Dozier got his start in a Bethesda Summer League

Brian Dozier will be living out his World Series dreams as 2nd baseman for the Washington Nationals, and it was not too long ago he got his start in Bethesda. → Read More

Over 35,000 people run in 35th Army Ten-Miler race

Over 420,000 runners have run in the race since its inception in 1985, the website says. → Read More

Former Philadelphia Eagles player speaks on alleged abuse by DC police officer and new law focused on survivors

Al Chesley is one of many survivors taking advantage of a new D.C. law holding attackers accountable. → Read More

Mother of four from Northern Virginia says insurance company is denying potentially lifesaving treatment

Sarah Lillard says there is a therapy that can potentially cure her crippling auto immune disease, but her insurance carrier, Aetna, is denying her coverage. → Read More

This online tool aims to track violence against minority students in schools

The interactive assault map renews the debate of whether school resource officers make our schools safer. → Read More

DC father learns his son was one of three killed at house party

Lamar Lee-Kane, Jr. was a graduate of Coolidge High School in Northwest, DC. His family says he was living out his college basketball dreams in New Mexico. → Read More