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Pittsburgh Man Indicted On For Possessing Firearm And Ammunition

Acting U.S. Attorney Soo C. Song announced Monday a Washington man was indicted on a charge of unlawfully possessing a firearm. Forty-five-year-old James Roosevelt Leach was previously convicted of robbery, aggravated assault and rape in Washington County. As a felon, … Continue reading

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D.C. Attorney Pleads Guilty To Distributing Child Pornography

U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente announced Friday a Washington, D.C. attorney pleaded guilty to distributing videos of child sexual abuse. Thirty-five-year-old Jason Mark Sims replied to a Craigslist ad posted by an undercover FBI agent. Sims discussed meeting the agent’s … Continue reading

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HomeServices Of America Enters Into An Agreement To Acquire Long & Foster

HomeServices of America announced Thursday it had acquired Long & Foster Cos., without disclosing the financial terms of the deal. HomeServices is a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary owned by Warren Buffett, a billionaire investor. The deal will allow the company to … Continue reading

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14-Year-Old With Diplomatic Status Stabs Boy In D.C.

Metropolitan Police said a 14-year-old girl stabbed a 13-year-old boy multiple times in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. Around 12:50 p.m. police responded to a report of a stabbing at a private school. At the scene, police located the victim who … Continue reading

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TierPoint Announces Plans To Build A New Data Center In Baltimore

TierPoint, an IT information and cloud service provider, announced Tuesday it would build a new $10 million data center in Baltimore. The 35,000-square-foot facility will open in the BWI Technology Park in the spring of 2018. The St. Louis-based firm … Continue reading

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Owner Of DJB Holding Charged With Fraud Linked To A Ponzi Scheme

Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning announced Tuesday that a former financial advisor has been arrested and charged with fraud connected to an alleged Ponzi scheme. Fifty-five-year-old Dawn J. Bennett of Chevy Chase was apprehended in Santa Fe, New Mexico … Continue reading

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D.C. Man Pleads Guilty To Third-Degree Sexual Assault

U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips announced Monday that a man had pleaded guilty to groping a woman after he pushed her into a car-for-hire. Twenty-seven-year-old Darnell Franklin of Washington, D.C. pled guilty under the Alford doctrine in which defendants do … Continue reading

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D.C. Woman Gets 7-Year Prison Sentence For Ramming Pedestrians And Cars

U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips announced Friday a woman who rammed her vehicle into numerous pedestrians and cars has been sentenced to seven years in prison. On May 7, 2017, 49-year-old Donnie Bean, operating a vehicle under the influence of … Continue reading

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Democrat Krish Vignarajah Announces Run For Maryland Governor In 2018

Krish Vignarajah, former aid to First Lady Michelle Obama, said Wednesday that she plans to run for governor in 2018, making her the first female candidate to officially jump in the race. In her prepared remarks, Vignarajah said she is … Continue reading

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D.C. Man Given 30-Year Prison Sentence For Sexually Assaulting Woman

A Washington, D.C. man was sentenced in a District of Columbia court Monday for abducting and sexually assaulting a woman. In May, 28-year-old Kevin Thompson was found guilty of kidnapping and first- and third-degree sexual abuse. Honorable Hiram E. Puig-Lugo … Continue reading

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