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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 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.

Should teachers intervene in fights between students at school? - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — A lot of viewers have been talking about the video we showed you of a fight among students inside Wilson High School. A mother was upset that adults at the school didn't break up the fight sooner. However, many people are standing up for the school staff.

Fairfax Co. board looking into changes after delay of info in Ge - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — There is anger and controversy in Fairfax County stemming from the deadly police-involved shooting of John Geer in August of 2013. For nearly 18 months, people wanted answers about what happened. Last Friday night, the county finally released important details about the investigation. But that still has not quieted critics of this case.

Authorities: DC boy with cerebral palsy was locked in room, maln - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — Authorities say a 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy was subjected to child abuse by his mother and her boyfriend. According to prosecutors, they say his mother and her boyfriend tortured him, locked him in a room and bound his hands with duct tape.

DC residents unhappy with rotting Christmas trees still not pick - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — The city says snow removal comes first. That is the message from the District government when it comes to a glimpse of Christmas past along many D.C. streets. Old, rotting Christmas trees are starting to annoy many residents because the city hasn't picked them up.

In meeting with DC Council, Metro board chair doesn't reveal man - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — Posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 5:51 PM EST Updated: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 5:59 PM EST WASHINGTON - D.C. leaders met with Metro on Tuesday to discuss last week's deadly incident that left one woman dead and dozens of others injured-- but when the transit agency found out FOX 5 and other members of the media would be there, too, they said they couldn't reveal many details with the media present.

Bystander wounded in police-involved shooting in Southeast DC - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

DC, Prince George's County officers on increased alert after rec - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — Here in the D.C. area, police officers are not only mourning the loss of their fellow officers in New York City, but they are also concerned about their own safety. We have learned chiefs of police in the District and in Prince George's County have told officers to be extra alert.

DC mayor-elect going west coast to make push for 2024 Olympics - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — WASHINGTON - D.C. Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser will head to California Monday night to pitch hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics in the D.C. area. The Washington area is competing against Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco for a chance to host the games. Officials say this proposal has the potential to speed up development in many different areas.

DC still unsure when streetcars will begin running - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG — There is still no set date on when D.C's new streetcars will start moving passengers. After many millions of dollars spent, years of reconstructing H Street and months of operator training, the District Department of Transportation can only say it hopes service will begin by the end of the year.
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May 03, 2015

@alanblinder great seeing you last week in Baltimore. Proud of your success.

May 03, 2015

RT @MarinaMarraco: At 8pm an unknown object struck an Amtrak Acela train on approach to the Baltimore Penn station. No injuries, but a cracked window.

May 03, 2015

Hope you had a great weekend. Following some breaking news out of Texas at the top of the show. See you at 10.

May 03, 2015

@ChrispyCruiser I hate "completely destroyed" so I appreciate your tweet.

May 03, 2015

Getting ready for the show. @ldemarcofox5 only has mascara on one eye. I say do the show that way. See ya at six!

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