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Meagan Fitzgerald


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Past articles by Meagan:

Domestic Violence Survivor Discusses Staying Safe at Home During Quarantine

A man who survived severe domestic abuse by his ex-girlfriend for years is speaking out in an effort to warn others who may be staying with their abusers during... → Read More

DC Restaurant Owners Raise Funds to Support Laid Off Employees

Restaurants in the DMV have been forced to close their doors or operate as takeout only for almost two weeks. The changes have forced restaurant owners to come up with ways to help their employees who are struggling. → Read More

Friends Speak Out After Man Killed in Hit-and-Run

Friends mourn the loss of one of the people struck and killed this weekend in a series of hit and runs in Virginia. The victim from Lorton, Virginia, Joey Lanza cared about the safety of his community. → Read More

Southeast DC House Fire Victim Remembered as Queen of the Block

A fire in Southeast D.C. Tuesday morning killed a beloved 65-year-old grandmother known as the queen of the block. “She was the queen of the whole area,”... → Read More

Man Gets 9 Years in Prison in ‘Ghost Guns’ Case

A judge sentenced a man to 40 years in prison with all but nine years suspended in an illegal firearms case. → Read More

9-Year-Old Boy Killed in NW DC Row House Fire Laid to Rest

Friends and family gathered Wednesday to mourn and bury a 9-year-old boy killed in a fire in an unlicensed Northwest D.C. apartment. → Read More

MPAA Exec Arrested in DC on Sex Abuse, Blackmail Charges

A Georgetown University law graduate and high-level executive for the Motion Picture Association of America was arrested in D.C. on charges that he sexually abused and blackmailed a woman he met online. → Read More

Prince George's Officer Pleads Guilty to Sex Solicitation in DC

A Prince George's County police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to soliciting a prostitute in D.C. → Read More

Thief Swipes 84-Year-Old Woman's Lawn Decorations in Prince George's County

An 84-year-old woman says a thief is stealing figurines and decorations from her yard in Hyattsville, Maryland, and she wants police to bring the person to justice. → Read More

Shot Fired Into Howard University Hospital OB-GYN

A shot was fired into Howard University Hospital Monday morning, nearly missing a woman’s head. → Read More

Driver Caught in Historic Floods Describes Having to Climb Out Through His Sunroof

“When you go to work, you don’t think you’re gonna end up on the roof of your car,” said William Diggs. “But I did.” → Read More

DC Man Accused of Killing Neighbor He Suspected of Attempted Kidnapping of Stepdaughter: Sources

A D.C. man is accused of killing a neighbor, believing he tried to kidnap his stepdaughter, sources said. → Read More

Prescription for Produce: DC Program Focuses on Getting Ward 8 Residents Healthy

A new program in D.C.'s Ward 8 has doctors writing prescriptions for produce instead of pills. → Read More

Respecting The Yard: Howard Students Upset Residents Walk Dogs on Campus

At the heart of Howard University's campus you will find a sacred grassy area known as The Yard. → Read More

Virginia Woman Wakes Up to Kiss From Stranger in Her Bed

A Virginia woman woke up early Saturday to a stranger in her bed kissing her on the cheek, according to Arlington police. → Read More

Father of Murdered Teacher Renews Push for Bill That Would Change Maryland Fetal Homicide Law

The family of a teacher who was murdered while she was pregnant is renewing a proposal to change Maryland's fetal homicide law. → Read More

Maryland Moms Claim Son’s Private School Discriminated Against Them

A Maryland mom said her son's private Christian school discriminated against her and her ex-wife because of their sexuality. Now, their family is behind a Maryland bill that would allow families to sue... → Read More

Man Found Dead in Backyard of Lanham Home

Prince George's County police checked on a man seen lying in a house's backyard early Tuesday and discovered he was dead. → Read More

'This Could Be Your Child': Father to Reunite With Daughter After Finding Her on Ancestry Site

The moment a Virginia man has waited 50 years for is almost here. → Read More

Driver Charged for Hitting Woman Who Pushed Stroller Out of Harm's Way

A day after a mother pushing a baby in a stroller was seriously hurt in a crash in Arlington, Virginia, the driver has been charged. → Read More