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Teen Worker Found Dead After Silo Collapse in Loudoun County — The body of a teenage worker was found early Tuesday, more than 24 hours after a silo collapsed at a Northern Virginia quarry, reports WTOP. Search crews worked throughout the night, removing tons of material that had spilled from the silo when it broke open Monday morning. WTOP reported at 7:30 a.m.

Fairfax Co. Schools Consider Adding Protections for Transgender Students — 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…

Homeless Man Stops Rape Attempt in Northwest D.C. — 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.…

Mar 30, 2015

Next time you want to demonize the homeless, remember that they sometimes do things like this:

Mar 30, 2015

RT @aaronwiener: Next time you want to demonize the homeless, remember that they sometimes do things like this:

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

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

More Women Reporting Domestic Violence in Frederick Co. — 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 — 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:

Northern Va. HOA Protests Man's Van With Patriotic Tribute — 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.
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Aug 26, 2015

Update from Franklin County Sheriff's Office coming at 2p. Watch #NBC4 for live coverage. We'll also stream it live in the nbcwashington app

Aug 26, 2015

MORE: @NBCNews reporting suspect was fired from #WDBJ because of anger problems

Aug 26, 2015

From VA State Police: Suspect wanted for killing reporter and photographer still alive, has life-threatening gunshot wound #wdbj

Aug 26, 2015

#BREAKING -- @NBCNews special report right now on reporter and photographer killings in Va. Suspect dead

Aug 26, 2015

RT @WDBJ7: #BREAKING: Man suspected of killing two WDBJ7 employees kills himself on I-66 in Fauquier Co.…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @NBCNightlyNews: JUST IN: Reporter and photographer killed after gunman opens fire live on TV @wsls

Aug 26, 2015

@rayfeatherston @nbcwashington @News4Today good morning ray! Nope - Angie, Amelia, and Lauryn Ricketta are there. Hope u can stop by

Aug 26, 2015

RT @nbcwashington: Let the donating begin! Meet @News4Today at the Kingstowne branch of Apple Federal Credit Union for #backpacks4kids🎒

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