Janice Park, wusa9

Janice Park

wusa9

Washington, DC, United States

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  • wusa9
  • ksdk.com
  • firstcoastnews.com
  • 13WMAZ News
  • 11Alive Atlanta
  • USA TODAY

Past articles by Janice:

'We have no confirmed cases in DC. Prevention is the priority'

D.C. has already spent half a million dollars to outfit first responders with N95 masks in case there is the threat of COVID-19 in the nation's capital. → Read More

Doorbell camera captures teenager's murder in Shaw

Nahem Simon's doorbell camera has captured two murders in six months, including Sunday's double shooting that killed one 13-year-old and injured a 7th grader. → Read More

Two teens identified as latest homicide victims after violent weekend in DC

A violent weekend in DC leaves 10 people shot, including two Northwest teens who were best friends, police say. → Read More

Washington Met students make last ditch effort to save school, leave council meeting in tears

Students from Washington Metropolitan Opportunity Academy, an alternative charter school in Northwest, made final effort to save school at D.C. Council meeting. → Read More

A 300-year-old Bethesda home was sold for the first time last year, but there's a hiccup with renovations

The home's new owner says he was unaware of the strict guidelines of the Historic Preservation Commission, but will comply with their request. → Read More

Jack Evans wants back on DC Council after resigning. Here's why some won't support his bid

Evans has cast his name into the special election bid for the Ward 2 seat, against 6 others. If re-elected, the decision will come down to voters on June 16. → Read More

Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Foundation donated $1M to build National Museum of African American History and Culture

Bryant's impact went far beyond the basketball court. The NMAAHC said it will be forever grateful for his foundation's donation to help build the D.C. museum. → Read More

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