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6 months since Relisha Rudd was seen in DC — WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Six months later, D.C. police are still looking for Relisha Rudd. She was last seen on March 1. Relisha Rudd was last seen in the 1900 block of Massachusetts Avenue, SE. Police described her as an 8-year-old, black female, 4 feet tall, with black hair and brown eyes, and a medium complexion, weighing approximately 70 to 80 pounds.

'Bigfoot' possibly hangs out on an abandoned playground — VICKSBURG (CLARION LEDGER) -- Back in November, David Childers was at an abandoned playground in Vicksburg, trying to take some pictures and catch some paranormal activity on film - which is unusual enough - but he was not prepared for what he ended up seeing.
Sep 01, 2014

'Bigfoot' possibly hangs out on an abandoned playground via @wusa9

TRAFFIC ALERT: L Street closure extended until Sept. 30 — WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- As part of the 11th Street Bridge Project, DDOT plans to extend the closure of L Street SE, between 10th Street and 11th Street. The closure began at the end of July to complete sidewalk and drainage work. Now, that stretch needs to remain closed until September 30th.
Sep 01, 2014

RT @wusa9: TRAFFIC ALERT: DDOT is extending the closure of L Street SE between 10th Street and 11th Street

Brothers arrested for stabbing in Severn — SEVERN, Md. (WUSA9) -- Two brothers have been arrested for stabbing a man in Severn, Md. on Friday. Anne Arundel County police say they arrested Curtis Howard and Gary Howard on Monday for the stabbing in the 8500 block of Pioneer Dr. Arrest warrants were issued for the siblings on Saturday.

Truck struck person at scene of another crash in Md. — FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Maryland State Police say a person notifying others about a crash was then struck by a tractor trailer on Monday morning. According to police, someone crashed a Pontiac Firebird on westbound I-70 at the 60 mile marker and then left it in a lane.
Sep 01, 2014

Truck struck person at scene of another crash in Md. via @wusa9

Truck accidentally hits murder suspect — BROOKSVILLE, Florida (WTSP) - A community is mourning tonight after the worst shooting Brooksville has seen in recent memory. Three people were killed; another wounded. It happened near the corner of Peach Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard in Brooksville. But police are thankful after a strange twist of fate landed their suspect behind bars.

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot? — WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers who have studied the issue, though, are divided on the question.
Sep 01, 2014

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot? via @wusa9

Woman impaled in buttocks after texting while driving — ELIZABETH, CO (KUSA) - A woman admits she was texting and driving when she hit a pole that went through her car, piercing her thigh and buttocks. Elizabeth firefighters had to saw off the front and back end of the pole to get the woman out.
Sep 01, 2014

Woman impaled in buttocks after texting while driving via @wusa9

Small landslide carries casket down a hill — SPOKANE, Wash. (KREM) -- The Fairmount Memorial Park in North Spokane had an edge give way creating a mini landslide Friday. The landslide carried a vault holding a casket about 12 feet down a hill in what the CEO, Denny York, is describing as a "freak accident."

NIH researcher Martin John Rogers still missing from Gaithersburg, Md. — GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WUSA9) -- Family, friends and neighbors of a missing Gaithersburg man spent part of their weekend searching for clues along the C & O Canal and posting flyers asking for help. Fifty-four-year-old Martin-John Rogers was last seen Thursday when he left his home on Riffle-Ford Court to go to work in Rockville.