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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.

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:…

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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…

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.
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Jul 28, 2015

New: Statement from @DDOTDC on mile markers on Metro Branch Trail. "Within one month" @fox5newsdc

Jul 28, 2015

New: Authorities investigating possible abuse at Camp Moss Hollow

Jul 28, 2015

DC Folks: Have you spotted any markers on the Metropolitan Branch Trail? Police said they'd be up soon. If so, tweet me where to look.

Jul 23, 2015

Judge orders online travel sites to pay DC $60 million in unpaid sales taxes. DC AG: “This is a huge victory for the District’s taxpayers"

Jul 23, 2015

@fox5margie really? so rude. You should have let him have it like you did at Safeway a few years ago.

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