Janice Park, wusa9

Janice Park


Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Janice:

Community counteracts hate with love after finding out HOA President is alleged White Nationalist

People in the Greenway Farms neighborhood in Leesburg, Virginia say they were appalled when they found out one of their own is an accused white nationalist. → Read More

Gear bag gives Coast Guard lead into the case of missing firefighters

Fairfax County firefighter Justin Walker and his friend went missing Friday during a fishing trip in Florida. The two haven't been seen since. → Read More

1 man dead after violent night in DC, homicide count up from 2018

Three separate shootings happened within a few hours of each other Monday night in Southeast, D.C. The district marks its 101st homicide of the year → Read More

Rockville spa owner arrested, accused in prostitution ring

18 men admit to paying for sex acts during a four month investigation conducted by Montgomery County police. → Read More

For one Rockville family, what was supposed to be a fun-filled charity bike ride instead ends in tragedy

Diane Deshields died Sunday while taking part in Firefighter 50, a 62 mile charity bike ride in Frederick County. Her family shares with WUSA9 her love for life → Read More

Local churches continue to open their doors to undocumented immigrants to provide a sanctuary from ICE

More than 60 churches, mosques and temples in the DMV have offered for years to provide a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants who fear being detained. → Read More

DC Attorney General takes steps to break cycle of hate crimes in the District

In light of a recent attack of a gay couple on U St., Attorney General Karl Racine is holding several listening sessions. → Read More

Dozens of dogs and cats relocate to NoVA as Louisiana braces for Hurricane Barry

The animals came from Louisiana animal shelters which are preparing for the storm → Read More

Community rallies around gay couple attacked on U Street

The attack on Carl Craven and Braden Brecht was just one of five crimes that happened early Sunday in the U Street area of D.C. → Read More

Communities losing doctors due to battle over green cards

The U.S. could lose thousands of doctors that mostly serve remote and impoverished areas. → Read More

DC lawmakers proposing to give convicted felons voting rights while in prison

If a proposed bill tomorrow goes through, D.C. will be the first jurisdiction to restore voting rights. → Read More

Senator Tim Kaine speaks to students who formed their own gun prevention group, saying they can't depend on Congress

A group of 23 students meet every week to find solutions to a growing fear that a school shooting will happen to them → Read More

DC honor student and basketball star killed steps from his school, his 9-year-old relative also shot

Maurice Scott was a leader on the court at Somerset Prep School in Southeast DC. He was one of four people shot Sunday when a gunman pulled up in a car → Read More

Thousands take part in final Rolling Thunder ride

People from all over the country showed support for fallen service members at Rolling Thunder ride. → Read More

Is Vision Zero working for DC? Fatalities are up despite new safety measures across the District

Cities across the US who have implemented similar Vision Zero programs have seen fatalities go down, while the district's numbers have gone up. → Read More

Amazon effect: Will the new HQ fill empty storefronts in Old Town or push out small businesses?

Store owners in Old Town have a mixed opinion on how Amazon could affect them → Read More

It took 50 years for their love story to come together. Then, Barbara Bushkin's car went into the Potomac River

The Fairfax County philanthropist's body was pulled from her SUV Monday night. DC Police still are not saying what may have been the cause. → Read More

Are DC playgrounds safe? One report finds high levels of lead in playground rubber shred at NW DC Elementary School

How many DC playgrounds have dangerous levels of lead or other chemicals? DC City Council is set to spend more than $800,000 to find out. → Read More

Parents take to Capitol Hill to protest skyrocketing day care costs, short maternity leaves

In DC, a recent study found day care for an infant is over $20,000 a year. Some single mothers are working just to pay for child care. → Read More

Dad of DC student killed in Sri Lanka bombings: He was going to change the world

A piece of shrapnel pierced the heart of 11-year-old Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa as he ate lunch with his family on Easter Sunday. → Read More