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An off duty Pentagon police officer shot and killed two people he believed were breaking into a car in Maryland early Wednesday, according to local police. The Takoma Park Police Department said that an unnamed officer for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency shot and killed Dominique Williams, 32, and James Lionel Johnson, 38, both of …

A school employee in Maryland won’t face charges after he was allegedly spotted masturbating during a Zoom session with special education students this week, according to a report. The reason: Police said the alleged behavior “did not rise to the level of a criminal offense under Maryland law,” Montgomery County police spokesman Rick Goodale told …

Pending legislation in Annapolis would increase the tax on alcohol from 9% to 10% to pay for “Health Equity Resource Communities.” ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Getting access to a medical professional in Maryland could be harder depending on where you live in the state, according to Maryland Delegate Jazz Lewis (D-Prince George’s). Lewis is the co-sponsor …

The upcoming hurdles for D.C. statehood By Meagan Flynn and Teddy Amenabar With Democrats soon to be in control of both chambers of Congress and the White House, advocates of making Washington, D.C., the 51st state believe they are on the brink of a historic opportunity. Seven months after the House of Representatives passed a …

Maryland’s Health Department is on the lookout for a new strain of the coronavirus that has been reported across the globe. Maryland’s Health Department is on the lookout for a new strain of the coronavirus. A few months ago, a new variant of COVID-19 was discovered in the United Kingdom. In the past few weeks, …

GUANGZHOU, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 31, 2020– Xpeng Inc. (“Xpeng” or the “Company”, NYSE: XPEV), a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle (“Smart EV”) company, has collaborated with Livox, a leading lidar maker, to deploy its automotive-grade lidar technology in Xpeng’s new production model in 2021. Livox is Xpeng’s first partner in lidar technology. Livox has customized its …

An FBI agent was involved in a shooting on board a Metro train early Tuesday and an investigation is underway, Metro officials say. Metro Transit Police received a report just before 7 a.m. of “an FBI agent-involved shooting” on board a Red Line train near the Medical Center station in Montgomery County. Download our free …

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — The number of people getting tested for COVID-19 in the last few days has shot up dramatically in Maryland. Instead of staying home for Thanksgiving, health officials believe people are getting a test, then traveling to go see family for the holiday. Maryland Health Department data shows that daily testing …

TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County health officials issued a health notice Monday to faith-based institutions, calling for their help to curb the spread of COVID-19 and the flu season. “Faith-based institutions are a stronghold in the community,” said Doctor Gregory Wm. Branch, Baltimore County’s Health Officer. Branch encouraged institutions to remind their parishioners to …

GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Technologies developed at NASA have helped locate more than 46,000 people through Cospas-Sarsat, an international cooperative system for search and rescue. Furthering the impact of the program, the Strategic Partnerships Office at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, has licensed a second-generation search-and-rescue technology to a company …