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Anchor and Reporter — WTTG FOX 5 Washington, D.C.

Weekend Evening Anchor - District of Columbia Reporter - Proud District Resident - My goals are to smile and say hello more each day.

Police: Man arrested after Twitter post saying 'KILL ALL THE WHITE PPL' — Police arrested a man after they say he used social media to make a threat of violence against an entire Maryland town. The message was uncovered Wednesday afternoon when La Plata Police were alerted to a post on Twitter that read, "IM NOT GONNA STAND FOR THIS NO. MORE.

VIDEO: Package theft suspect appears to be wearing ankle monitoring device — It is a problem just about everywhere -- you have a package delivered to your home and it is left on the front door step, but before you are able to bring it inside, someone takes it.

Northeast DC residents upset over police report's classification of shooting incident — Gunfire in a Northeast D.C. neighborhood Sunday afternoon has left many residents upset on the way it was classified by police in a report.

Ben's Chili Bowl employees being hailed as heroes for stepping i - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — What would you do if you saw someone being attacked? Would you run away? Scream for help? Would you rush in to help? Back on June 8, a D.C. man was jumped in an alley next to Ben's Chili Bowl. Several suspects beat the victim so badly that his eye socket was broken and he needed many stitches.
Aug 07, 2015

What would you do if you saw someone attacked? Watch what these Ben's Chili Bowl cooks did. @myfoxdc @TeamMuriel…

ONLY ON FOX: DC man viciously slashed in face while walking home - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — A D.C. man is still recovering from a vicious attack where he was grabbed from behind and slashed across the face. The attack happened when the victim, Ben Fishel, who is the grandson of the late Andy Rooney, was on his way home near 11th and V Streets.
Jul 29, 2015

Awful crime. Andy Rooney's grandson is attacked in front of his home. His face slashed. DC Police are investigating…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @mattacklandfox5: Awful crime. Andy Rooney's grandson is attacked in front of his home. His face slashed. DC Police are investigating…

Bed bug infestation causing huge problems for residents at Md. s - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — A senior center in Prince George's County is being treated for a bed bug infestation. Twenty apartments at the Vistas at Lake Largo are undergoing a six-week chemical cleaning process. One of the senior residents contacted FOX 5 saying his life has been turned upside down.
Jul 23, 2015

Bed bug infestation causing huge problems for residents in MD…

Jury awards patient $500K after anesthesiologist mocked him duri - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — RESTON, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia man was awarded $500,000 in court after being mocked and insulted by an anesthesiologist during a colonoscopy in 2013. The Washington Post ( ) reports the Fairfax County jury ordered 42-year-old Tiffany Ingham and her practice to pay the man after a three-day trial last week.
Jun 25, 2015

"I wanted to punch you in the face & man you up a little bit" - just one of the vicious comments that a Maryland...

Art display pulled from Maryland school after complaints - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — OXON HILL, Md. - An art exhibit has been pulled from the lobby of a Prince George's County high school after the school received complaints that it was offensive. Honors students at Oxon Hill High School were given an assignment to create a display that shows what social justice means to them.

Naval Academy midshipman among victims in Amtrak crash - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

May 13, 2015

A Naval Academy midshipman among the victims of the #Amtrakcrash We hear from his mom today @ 5 on @fox5newsdc. MORE:…

May 13, 2015

RT @fox5newsdc: NEW: Wells Fargo has confirmed one of its employees, Abid Gilani, was one of the 7 killed in #Amtrak188 derailment…

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Police to hold community meeting on murder investigation of 42-y - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — The Aurora Hills neighborhood of Arlington County remains uneasy following the murder of 42-year-old Bonnie Black. Police still have no suspect, but their presence in that neighborhood is overwhelming. To calm fear, the acting Arlington County police chief is inviting concerned residents to Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 7 p.m.
Apr 22, 2015

Police to hold community meeting on murder investigation of 42-year-old Arlington mother @41_zay…

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Oct 08, 2015

Briefing on Stadium Armory: #wmata hoping to have transformer issue fixed earlier than first thought. Maybe by end of the year. @fox5newsdc

Oct 08, 2015

Interim #wmata GM: Our goal is no fare increase. He says he's looking at cuts and other ways to generate revenue.

Oct 08, 2015

#Wmata BM Hynes: If we are going to fix this thing. We have to get beyond the problems and talk about solutions.

Oct 08, 2015

Board member Bulger says DC Metro area is the most expensive to commute in the US. He says costs should come down. #wmata

Oct 08, 2015

Sounds like bikes and ride sharing services (uber/lyft) are hurting #wmata when it comes to short trip riders. @fox5newsdc

Oct 07, 2015

RT @CWHarrisES: Tune in to Fox News at 6PM to see our Mini Vikings learning to ride our new @DCcornerstones bikes #DCPSRising

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