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Recent articles by Laura:

11 indictments, 8 arrests in death of 19-year-old VCU student

VCU student Adam Oakes, of Loudoun County, was found dead in off-campus housing in February. → Read More

Montgomery County Public Schools rolls out COVID rapid tests, adjusts quarantine policy

Now that rapid testing is available in all Montgomery County Public Schools, the quarantine policy for close contacts of students with COVID symptoms is changing. → Read More

31-year-old Maryland man found shot in car in NW DC dies

The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Delonte Hazel of Chillum. → Read More

100 firefighters battle 2-alarm fire in NE DC

It took 100 firefighters to put out a 2-alarm fire involving the back porches of two buildings in Northeast, D.C. → Read More

Police: Officer and 1 man injured in Oxon Hill shooting

An officer and the man he shot are both injured according to Prince George's County Police. The condition of the man shot is not known. → Read More

Inmates given fentanyl test strips, opioid overdose reversal medication leaving jail in Arlington

On international overdose awareness day, Arlington County said it would add the test strips to its emergency release kit, which already includes NARCAN. → Read More

'Unmitigated disaster' | Gov. Hogan criticizes Afghanistan exit strategy

Maryland's governor told CBS' Major Garrett on Face the Nation that the state wants to accept more refugees with Special Immigrant Visas. → Read More

Masks required in Montgomery County schools for 2021-2022 school year

All MCPS students, teachers and staff will be required to wear masks inside school buildings when in-person learning resumes in the fall. → Read More

4 teens and a 19-year-old arrested for armed robberies, carjackings and assaults

Those arrested are allegedly connected to 19 crimes, ranging from unauthorized use of a vehicle to armed robbery and assault, between July 3 and July 14. → Read More

1 man dead, 2 injured in 4-car crash on US-50 WB

Traffic was at a standstill Friday afternoon following the crash, but all lanes have since reopened. → Read More

Sandbags available for pickup ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa

Residents living east of I-95 have been told to prepare for severe weather, including the possibility of flash floods. → Read More

Judge: Frederick County pediatrician indicted on 98 sex abuse charges, incompetent to stand trial

Ernesto Cesar Torres is incompetent to stand trial after being charged with 98 counts of sexual offenses against 19 different teenage victims between 2002-2019. → Read More

2 tornadoes hit DC, NWS says

An F1 tornado touched down in Arlington traveling to D.C. and an F0 tornado touched down in D.C. → Read More

1 dead, 1 injured after 2 people shot each other in large apartment complex, police say

Montgomery County Police are investigating a double shooting at a high-rise apartment complex in Silver Spring. The conditions of the victims are not known. → Read More

Thousands without power, multiple trees down after brief but powerful storm

More than 20,000 households in Prince George's County experienced power outages, cars were under water in NE DC, and multiple downed trees caused structural damage. → Read More

Rockville man accused of killing his former boss, police say

A 36-year-old Rockville man has been charged with first-degree murder after his former employer was found dead in his home, Montgomery County Police said. → Read More

'Terrible wrong is being righted' | Howard University's incoming dean of fine arts tweets support for Bill Cosby

Phylicia Rashad, who played Clair Huxtable on “The Cosby Show” from 1984- 1992 graduated from Howard with a bachelor's degree in fine arts in 1970. → Read More

Maryland man physically confronts police multiple times at Capitol riots, new video shows

A Maryland man who claims police assaulted him during the Capitol Riots berated and physically engaged with police at least three times on Jan. 6, new video shows. → Read More

2 teen boys charged with car theft, kidnapping a 2-year-old in Silver Spring

Two 15-year-olds from D.C. were charged with stealing a car from a gas station. The owner's 2-year-old daughter was in the backseat when the car was stolen. → Read More

Police: Warrant execution leads to barricade in Alexandria neighborhood

Alexandria Police have set up a barricade for reports of a possibly armed suspect in a residential neighborhood near I-395. → Read More