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Fairfax Co. Schools Consider Adding Protections for Transgender Students

nbcwashington.com — Charlie Cranford Teague feels respected and accepted at South Lakes High School. Now, the gender-fluid teen from Reston, Virginia wants the same respect for transgender and gender-fluid students throughout Fairfax County schools. "No one's entitled to take away my rights based on who I am," said Charlie, 16, who identifies as a girl and a boy.
Apr 25, 2015

Fairfax Co. Schools Consider Protections for Transgender Students nbcwashington.com/news/local/Fai…

Homeless Man Stops Rape Attempt in Northwest D.C.

nbcwashington.com — A homeless man says he was looking for a place to sleep when he came upon an attempted rape and intervened early Tuesday. Shortly before 3:30 a.m., Ketrell Ferguson, who is recently homeless, heard screams and noticed a struggle in the 3600 block of 16th Street NW.
Mar 30, 2015

Homeless man looking for a place to sleep comes across a man trying to rape a woman and beats the shit out of him. nbcwashington.com/news/local/Hom…

Mar 30, 2015

Next time you want to demonize the homeless, remember that they sometimes do things like this: bit.ly/1ytAp1n

Mar 30, 2015

RT @aaronwiener: Next time you want to demonize the homeless, remember that they sometimes do things like this: bit.ly/1ytAp1n

High School Lacrosse Team Raising Money to Save Captain’s Home

nbcwashington.com — A high school lacrosse team is raising funds for its captain's family, which is facing foreclosure due to mounting medical expenses. The Dinas have two days to pay $67,000 in mortgage back payments or lose their Alexandria home of 17 years.
Mar 24, 2015

RT @nbcwashington: A Fairfax Co. high school lacrosse team is raising funds to help save their captain’s home --> bit.ly/1xuFMCA

D.C. Police Take Injured Officer to Hospital After Repeated Calls for Ambulance

nbcwashington.com — An injured D.C. police officer could not get an ambulance to take him to a hospital Tuesday despite repeated requests. The first call came in as "officer down" near a liquor store on 4th Street NE near Rhode Island Avenue NE at 6:38 p.m. The officer was hurt during an arrest.

200,000 Names to Be Read Aloud at White House This Week

huffingtonpost.com — Two years ago this week I was sitting in a refugee hospital along Turkey's border with Syria, listening to a 15-year-old girl describe the day she was shot by a sniper. In the spine. Paralyzed. For the rest of her life. Her name was Maya.

Md. "Free-Range" Parents Found Responsible for Child Neglect

nbcwashington.com — A Maryland couple has been found responsible for "unsubstantiated child neglect" after allowing their two children to walk home from a Montgomery County park by themselves. Danielle and Alexander Meitiv said the county's Child Protective Services began investigating them after police stopped their 10-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter about halfway through a mile walk home Dec.
Mar 03, 2015

Couple found responsible for unsubstantiated child neglect. They let their 2 kids walk home from park @nbcwashington nbcwashington.com/news/local/Md-…

More Women Reporting Domestic Violence in Frederick Co.

nbcwashington.com — One of the fastest-growing counties in Maryland is also facing a growing problem: More women are coming forward as victims of domestic violence. More than 30,000 women in Frederick County will be abused at some point in their life, and many will never tell.

Water Main Break Closes Alexandria Elementary School

nbcwashington.com — An Alexandria elementary school will be closed Tuesday after a nearby water main broke. Douglas MacArthur Elementary School announced that it would be closed just after 5 a.m. It's one of 100 customers without water because of the break. Water burst from the 8-inch water main Monday, washing out the ground underneath the pavement.
Feb 24, 2015

RT @nbcwashington: MacArthur Elemen. School will be closed today after a nearby water main broke. More info here: bit.ly/1B821xU pic.twitter.com/0v0Tao40ny

Northern Va. HOA Protests Man's Van With Patriotic Tribute

nbcwashington.com — Alan Bennett lost a brother in the Vietnam War, and has since dedicated his life to the non-profit "Wreaths Across America;" laying wreaths at the graves of service members nationwide. In an effort to display his commitment and tribute to the troops, he had his van covered in patriotic images, including a photo of his brother, Kim.

Jury Deliberates D.C. Police Whistleblower Lawsuit

nbcwashington.com — A jury will resume deliberations in the D.C. police whistleblower civil lawsuit at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. In closing arguments Tuesday, Capt. Hilton Burton's attorney told the jury Chief Cathy Lanier lied. "How can Chief Lanier protect you if she's lying to you?"
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Jul 28, 2015

RT @nbcwashington: A court in the Libyan capital has sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death: nbc4dc.com/LCUTTH9

Jul 27, 2015

Live at Midday on naked man seen several times on paths and trails in #Loudoun County.

Jul 27, 2015

@_jimmystewart @eunyangnbc @First4Traffic I saw Eun's red dress first and I just KNEW Melissa's had to be red too!

Jul 23, 2015

RT @JulieCareyNBC: Allowing the photo lineup used in the #Severance case opens the door to prosecutors to ask the witness if she can ID the accused

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