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South Capitol Street Bridge to Close for Testing

District of Columbia transportation officials say the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge will be closed for a few hours this weekend for routine testing.


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Maryland Trooper Pulls Man From Bridge Wall

Maryland State Police say a trooper saved the life of a man who appeared about to jump off a 90-foot bridge.


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Suspect Jumps Off Va. Bridge, Search Continues

A Virginia State Police team is searching the Appomattox River for a suspect who jumped off a bridge during a chase.


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Westbound I-70 Bridge Closed; Emergency Repairs Under Way

Highway officials say the westbound bridge on Interstate 70 over the Patapsco River has been closed for emergency repairs.


Gov. Christie held a news conference to say he had no knowledge of lane closures that backed up the George Washington Bridge. (Getty Images)

GOP Activists Defend Christie At National Meeting

Chris Christie may have been nearly 200 miles away, but his struggles in New Jersey buzzed through the hallways of a Washington hotel this week as hundreds of Republican officials gathered to debate the GOP’s future.


A pedestrian bridge at Westfield Wheaton Mall collapsed Friday (credit:  Danila Sheveiko)

Pedestrian Bridge at Wheaton Mall Partially Collapses

A pedestrian bridge at Westfield Wheaton Mall partially collapsed Friday.


Tractor-trailer rigs. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Driver Rescued From Truck Dangling From Virginia Bridge

Firefighters plucked a truck driver from the wreckage of her tractor-trailer’s cab Monday while it dangled from the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel, hovering over the mouth of the frigid James River.


Carmela Dela Rosa was found guilty of throwing her 2-year-old granddaughter six floors below to her death. (Credit: Fairfax County Police)

Virginia Woman Convicted of Throwing 2-Year-Old Granddaughter Off Bridge

 FAIRFAX,Va. (AP) —  A Virginia grandmother was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder and sentenced to 35 years in prison for tossing her 2-year-old granddaughter from a pedestrian bridge at a shopping mall. Carmela dela Rosa […]