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Ex-Marine Sentenced to Die in Sailor’s Slaying

A federal jury has sentenced an ex-Marine to death for murdering a fellow service member in 2009, one among a series of violent, sexually motivated attacks he committed over the years.

04/24/2014

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D.C. EMTs Didn’t Follow Protocol, Woman Later Dies

The D.C. Fire Department has launched an investigation into its handling of a recent 911 call for help after a 50-year-old woman died just hours after she was seen by the department’s EMTs.

04/14/2014

Members of the Kankouran West African Dance Company perform in D.C. to celebrate Nelson Mandel's 95th birthday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

African Art Museum In DC Invites Mandela Tribute

The National Museum of African Art in Washington is inviting visitors to sign a condolence book for Nelson Mandela.

12/06/2013

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Trial Near for Man Charged in 2011 Murder of Wife

The trial of a German man charged with killing his elderly socialite wife remains on target to start early next month, a judge said Thursday, after hearing from a doctor and lawyers in the case.

11/21/2013

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Worker Dies After Being Pinned by Excavator in Md.

Montgomery County Police say a construction worker has died after being pinned between an excavator and a house in Bethesda.

09/16/2013

Amy Winehouse drinks a pint of lager as she watches The Libertines perform live at The Forum on August 25, 2010 in London, England. (Credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Two Years Later: What Really Caused the Death of Amy Winehouse

Two years after the death of Amy Winehouse, her father is ready to clear up the details regarding her death, and the person she really was in her life, in a book titled “Amy, My Daughter” – with all proceeds going towards the arts, and cultivating musical talents in children.

07/16/2013

Actress Jean Stapleton attends the opening of 'Just Between Friends' January 29, 2002 at the Booth Theatre in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Getty Images)

Jean Stapleton, TV’s Edith Bunker, Dies At 90

Jean Stapleton, the stage-trained character actress who played Archie Bunker’s far better half, the sweetly naive Edith, in TV’s groundbreaking 1970s comedy “All in the Family,” has died. She was 90.

06/01/2013

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Man Charged With Murder in Death of Young Md. Boy

Prince George’s County police say a 2-year-old boy has died after a severe beating, and the child’s mother’s boyfriend has been charged with murder.

05/26/2013

Photos of Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sits at a small memorial near the school on January 14, 2013 in Newtown, Connecticut. The town marked a month anniversay since the massacre of 26 children and adults at the school, the second-worst such shooting in U.S. history.  (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Families Bring Emotion To Gun Debate

Bringing their emotional advocacy to the national gun debate, families of those killed in the Connecticut school shooting are appearing with President Barack Obama and walking the halls of Congress to plead for stricter regulations.

04/06/2013

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M band. (Credit: Andy Lyons/Staff)

12 Charged With Manslaughter In FAMU Death

Prosecutors are charging 12 former Florida A&M University band members with manslaughter in the 2011 hazing death of a drum major.

03/04/2013

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