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    A new coffee shop has opened in Warren County. Beansie’s Coffee Shop in Washington held its soft opening April 17, its Facebook page says. The locally-owned shop offers a variety of coffee, espresso and homemade drinks as well as pastries, cookies and other treats for anyone with a sweet tooth. The shop officially opens Tuesday,...
    Prince George’s County hinted at the planning stages of developing incentives to convince the Washington Football Team to stay in Maryland. During a virtual roundtable discussing the recently ended Maryland General Assembly session and the $1.6 billion in state aid secured, County Executive Angela Alsobrooks hinted at the development of a year-round sports and entertainment...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, according to the Washington County Attorney’s Office. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput announced the charges Wednesday, saying Potter, 48, was taken into custody by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents and booked...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter will be charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, according to the Washington County Attorney’s Office. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput says the complaint is being processed late Wednesday morning. According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), agents with...
    Reuters April 14, 2021 0 Comments A former police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a scuffle in a Minneapolis suburb that followed a routine traffic stop was expected to be charged with second-degree manslaughter on Wednesday, local media reported. Minnesota officials identified Kim Potter, a 26-year veteran of the Brooklyn Center...
    The Minnesota cop who shot and killed Daunte Wright could be criminally charged as soon as tomorrow, according to a report. Kimberly Potter, 48, who resigned Tuesday over the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, is expected to be charged by Washington County authorities, KSTP-TV reported . ...
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    WASHINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Protesters are trying to get a Georgia state representative fired by cities and counties that pay him to be their attorney, citing his role in pushing through a voting law that adds restrictions. The Washington City Council voted 4-2 to ask Rep. Barry Fleming to resign Monday, WJBF-TV reports. It’s not...
    The public school system in Montgomery County, Maryland, warned the community Monday that a social media post regarding sexual assaults at county schools is fake. In a statement Monday, the school system said the post was made to look like it had been made by the school system, but that “these allegations are completely false...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A decision on potential prosecution in the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright will come from the Washington County Attorney’s Office. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced that his counterpart in Washington County will be taking over the case going forward in accordance with a new policy put in place last...
    Amazon says construction on its Metropolitan Park is on schedule. Metropolitan Park is the first phase of new construction of Amazon’s HQ2 development in Virginia’s Arlington County. Amazon shared the news with its employees during a virtual global all-hands event to update the progress in Arlington County where the Metropolitan Park and its Helix Building...
    Two people are dead after an off-duty Pentagon Protection Force Agency police officer shot at them in the predawn hours of Wednesday in Takoma Park, Maryland, police said. Takoma Park police said in a statement Wednesday that the Pentagon officer, whose name they did not provide, approached the police who responded to the parking lot...
    Debris from a SpaceX rocket was recovered in Washington state last week and reclaimed by the space-exploration company, according to a local sheriff's office. The confirmation comes after pieces of the rocket plunged through the atmosphere in the Pacific Northwest last week, lighting up the sky with comet-like streaks that were documented by numerous users on social media. The Grant...
    Seattle residents said they were ‘sad’ and ‘depressed’ over homeless encampments that have sprung up across city parks and fields where children normally play sports as new data shows a sharp increase in the number of unhoused locals. The homeless population in Washington State rose in 2020 by more than 6 per cent - or...
    WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) — City Mission in Washington County is right up the street from a favorite gathering place for City Mission staff. Chicco Baccello is a coffee shop, bakery and deli known for its signature sandwiches but also for its community outreach. READ MORE: Ohio Father Charged In Death Of 2-Month-Old Daughter...
    WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) – Washington County law enforcement and drug counselors say there’s been an alarming increase in fatal overdoses. And apparently, it’s not just from those who use heroin or prescription pain killers. Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone calls it a mass poisoning. People are dying after using marijuana and cocaine laced with...
    It’s a winner! A Jersey Cash 5 ticket worth $100,000 was sold in Warren County. A ticket matching all five numbers for Tuesday’s drawing was sold at Krauszer's Food Store on West Washington Avenue in Washington, lottery officials said. The winning numbers were: 11, 17, 20, 22, and 25. The XTRA number was 03. The lucky winner will take home the $100,000 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot.
    A Washington state Democrat said this week that his jurisdiction will spend $5 million of money intended for coronavirus relief to combat anti-Asian hate crimes in and around Seattle. It comes after a mass shooter killed eight in Atlanta last week, including six Asian American women, as well as local violence targeting Asian Americans. The...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff CARROLL TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — The Washington County Coroner says one person was struck and killed by a train. The coroner said the person was hit by a northbound train on the Norfolk Southern railway near Route 837 and Jones Lane in Carroll Township around 4 p.m. on Friday. The...
    An Anne Arundel County, Maryland, police officer shot and killed a man in Pasadena on Thursday. Police said that two officers went to a home on Bodkin View Drive just after 11 a.m. after they got a call from a mental health facility about a man who they said was threatening suicide. When they arrived,...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff WASHINGTON COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — Interstate 79 is closed in both directions in Washington County. READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County To Expand Vaccine Eligibility As Leaders Fear Spring Surge (Photo Credit: News and Alerts in Western) A car caught on fire between the Canonsburg and the Houston-Eighty Four exits....
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    At least a dozen students at Independence High School in Loudoun County, Virginia, have tested positive for COVID-19, after returning from a club cheerleading competition in Richmond, according to NBC Washington. Club sports — which often involve travel — are not school-based activities, but members often go to the same school. By all accounts, the...
    CALIFORNIA, Pa. (KDKA) — At a clinic in Washington County, 100 Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines are being administered per hour. Some of those educators traveled more than an hour for their turn. READ MORE: Gov. Tom Wolf Loosening Restrictions On Restaurants And Businesses, Increasing Gathering Limits April 4 “This was done pretty much at...
    A county official will file an ethics complaint after a longtime lieutenant to Gov. Andrew Cuomo called executives in recent weeks to gauge their loyalty to the governor amid sexual harassment and misconduct allegations, a report said Sunday. Larry Schwartz, who formerly held the highly influential position of secretary to the governor and is now...
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled a shooting that left two men dead outside a FedEx facility in Mahtomedi last month was a murder-suicide. David Peterson killed Todd “Jimmy” Wilemon and then shot himself following an argument Feb. 1, according to officials. Washington County sheriff’s deputies responding the...
    A continued downward trend in COVID-19 numbers in Prince George’s County, Maryland, has prompted a loosening of the coronavirus safety restrictions. County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said at a media briefing Thursday that beginning Friday at 5 p.m., the capacity limit for businesses will be raised to 50%, including indoor dining, movie theaters, gyms, houses of...
    Two firefighters loaned to Washington for the day were the only medics on the Capitol steps Jan. 6, trying to triage injured officers as they watched the angry mob swell and attack police. Law enforcement agents were “being pulled into the crowd and trampled, assaulted with scaffolding materials, and/or bear maced by protesters,” wrote Arlington...
    By MARTHA MENDOZA and JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press Two firefighters loaned to Washington for the day were the only medics on the Capitol steps Jan. 6, trying to triage injured officers as they watched the angry mob swell and attack police working to protect Congress. Law enforcement agents were “being pulled into the crowd and...
    Dr. Seuss book sales spike after some pulled Meet the woman bringing a Caribbean twist to French Champagne The U.S. has reported more than 28,000,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Mar. 2, 2021. More than 490,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 -- the highest death toll of any country. The virus has spread throughout...
    LOUDOUN COUNTY, Virginia — For Carri Michon and Cheryl Onderchain, most of their “new normal” has involved wrestling with their local school board. The Virginia mothers have been religiously showing up in person to the Loudoun County School Board meetings since last summer, advocating for the full reopening of in-person learning for students despite the...
    A worker at a Long Island cemetery was leveling out the bottom of a grave when more than 7 feet of earth collapsed atop of him, burying him alive and leading to his death.  Rodwin Allicock, 42, had been working inside the grave at Washington Memorial Park in Mount Sinai on Thursday when the freak...
    A grave digger working in a cemetery in Long Island died after he became trapped in a grave the collapsed as he worked inside, authorities shared.  Rodwin Allicock, 42, had been working inside the grave at Washington Memorial Park in Mount Sinai Thursday when it collapsed on him at around 8.30am, the Suffolk County Police...
    (CBS DETROIT) – At the William Dickerson Correctional Facility there’s some ground-breaking technology taking place that targets COVID-19 and other airborne illnesses. It’s called the Integrated Viral Protection, or IVP and Wayne County Sheriff Raphael Washington says it’s groundbreaking technology in the fight against COVID-19 “We’re going to attack COVID where it lurks, in the air.”...
    Four Warren County men accused of harassing and acting disorderly toward bar, pizza shop and retail workers have been charged, police said. John Nunn, 27, of Broadway was charged with maintaining a nuisance after yelling at employees of Philbert’s Pub in Washington around 2:20 a.m. on Feb. 7, township police said. Nichlas Schmitt, 54, of...