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Marijuana-laced candy from Colo., West Coast seized in Md. — PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County police are asking parents to look out for marijuana-infused candy after finding boxes of it this week. The department's Narcotic Enforcement Division and with the Maryland Area Drug Task Force seized several boxes of candy infused with marijuana.

DC's Spookiest Spots — In a city filled with great stories and legends, it's only fitting that a fair few involve the supernatural. From Lafayette Park to Black Aggie, here are some of the spookiest spots in DC.

WANTED: Man who attacked DC police officer with ax — WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. police are looking for a suspect who attempted a violent attack on an officer with an ax. According to Gwen Crump, spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Police Department, a man armed with an ax attacked an officer in the 3800 block of 13th Street NE shortly after 3:00 a.m.
Oct 31, 2014

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VIDEO: Pumpkin drone takes frightful flight — Of all the scary things you may come across this Halloween, a flying, smoking Jack-O-Latern should be near the top of the list. IntelligentUAS built the pumpkin drone and the video is super cool. Check it out below: Read or Share this story:

13 injured in Montgomery County accident — SANDY SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- Thirteen people were injured during a crash involving several vehicles in Montgomery County, fire officials said. The collision took place around 2: 33 p.m. on Norwood Road and Excalibur Way in Ashton-Sandy Spring, police said. Thirteen people were injured, fire officials tweeted out.
Oct 31, 2014

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Deana Martin to perform Sunday in Virginia — Deana Martin sits down with WUSA9 anchor Mike Hydeck ahead of her Sunday performance in Virginia.

Armored vehicle loses money bag on I-270, drivers snatch cash — FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Numerous drivers traveling northbound on I-270 Friday morning picked up some extra cash on their morning commute. A malfunctioning door lock on an armored transport vehicle caused a money bag to fall out of the truck and onto the highway near Route 80.
Oct 31, 2014

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Accused Pa. cop-killer Eric Frein captured — Eric Frein, suspected of killing one Pennsylvania trooper and wounding another in a September ambush, was captured Thursday after 48 days on the run, the state police confirmed. The 31-year-old Frein, who was one of the FBI's 10-most-wanted fugitives, reportedly was armed when U.S.

Report: DeAngelo Hall tore Achilles tendon again — WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall will have to undergo surgery again, according to a report from ESPN. Hall tore his Achilles tendon in September and had surgery to repair it, but sources tell ESPN that he "tore it again this week and will have to redo the surgery."
Oct 31, 2014

Report: DeAngelo Hall tore Achilles tendon again via @wusa9

Jesse Matthew to appear in Fairfax Co. court Friday — FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA9) -- The man who is a suspect in the case of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham will make his first court appearance in Fairfax County by video Friday morning. Jesse Matthew will make the appearance for charges he faces related to a 2005 sexual assault.
Oct 31, 2014

Jesse Matthew to appear in Fairfax Co. court Friday via @wusa9

Parents object to Islam in classrooms — Maryland parents are angry about the way Islam is being taught in their daughter's high school world history class. LA PLATA, Md. (WUSA9) -- Students have a reputation for not liking homework. But, for once, it was a parent objecting to homework.

WANTED: Man who attacked DC police officer with ax

Oct 31, 2014

Man attacks #DC police officer w/ax a week after hatchet attack on #NYC officer, @wusa9 rpts; #DC suspect got away:…

McDonnell wants new trial over jury issues — RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell say he should get a new trial on corruption charges because the jury in his case was potentially biased and may have acted improperly. McDonnell's lawyers filed court documents Thursday saying U.S.
Oct 30, 2014

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Oct 30, 2014

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DC's Dancing Stars Inaugural Gala with WUSA 9 Anchors — Over 400 dance enthusiasts and philanthropists turned out to support the first-ever DC's Dancing Stars Gala at the Ritz Carlton in Tyson's Corner, 10/15/14. Event co-chairs and Fred Astaire Studio of Fairfax owners Maria Coakley David & Jim David and Executive Director Susannah Moss brought together notable Washingtonians to help raise over $150,000 in support of local charities.

Md. mom indicted for murdering 2 toddlers — CHEVERLY, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Maryland mother who admitted to killing her two toddlers faces two counts of first degree murder for their deaths. Sonya Spoon, 24, was indicted by a grand jury for suffocating her children inside their home. The children were found in plastic bags and duct tape, according to police.

2 PG County police officers indicted for separate assaults — UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WUSA9) -- Two Prince George's County police officers have been indicted for two separate assaults on teenagers, officials announced Thursday. One assault happened at a high school and the other assault happened at a jail, officials said. Both are captured on video and involved two young men, according to Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks.
Oct 30, 2014

2 PG County police officers indicted for separate assaults via @wusa9

Oct 30, 2014

2 PG County police officers indicted for separate assaults via @wusa9

LIST: Halloween events in the DC area — WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Are you looking for something fun to do this Halloween? Here are some suggestions of cool events happening in the D.C. area. Family friendly events: Trick-or-Treat on Embassy Row: From 1:30pm-4:00pm on Friday, October 31st, the following embassies will participate in Trick-or Treating.

Amelia Earhart plane debris may have been found — (WUSA9/USA TODAY) -- More than seven decades after Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in her 1937 quest to fly around the world, researchers say a piece of her missing plane may have been found. Researchers say a piece of aluminum found on a remote Pacific atoll more than 20 years ago probably came from her airplane.