Tangier Island man gets 1 year for overharvesting oysters

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A waterman from Tangier Island has been sentenced to a year in prison for overharvesting oysters. Forty-four-year-old Gregory Parks pleaded guilty earlier this year in federal court in Norfolk to harvesting 38 bushels of oysters in excess of daily limits while...

Md. education reform group pushes back against Hogan’s comment that recommendations are ‘half-baked’

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This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. William E. “Brit” Kirwan at a meeting of The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Funding Formula Workgroup. (Courtesy Maryland Matters/Danielle E. Gaines)Frustrations boiled over...

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27 Hurt in Northern California Light Rail Derailment

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At least 27 people were injured in a light rail derailment in Sacramento, California, late Thursday night, according to authorities. The train derailed at about 9:45 p.m., Sacramento Fire Captain Keith Wade said.  Planned Parenthood Seeks Cash After Bailing From US Program One...

For DC Small Businesses, Is Sports Betting Too Big a Gamble?

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It’s game night at Lou’s City Bar, with the Redskins’ crushing preseason defeat to the Cleveland Browns well underway.But for operations manager John Groth, what matters more are the fans ordering food and drinks. He’s hoping the Columbia Heights restaurant can soon serve up...

‘Beloved’ Senate Staffer’s Death Ruled Homicide

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A Senate employee's death from an injury suffered during a fight outside a restaurant in D.C.'s Navy Yard neighborhood has been ruled a homicide.Berner Richard Johnson III, 48, was assaulted about 11:30 p.m. May 15 near Scarlet Oak Restaurant and Bar on K Street SE,...

Bridge Inspector Fatally Stabbed on Douglass Memorial Bridge

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A bridge inspector was fatally stabbed on the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Thursday afternoon.Robert Bolich, 62, of Alexandria, Virginia, was stabbed while working on the new $480 million bridge. First responders found him suffering from multiple wounds about 2:30 p.m. Thursday, police said. He...

Some DC Residents Say Encampments Put Pedestrians in Danger

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Some Northeast D.C. residents are pushing for safer pedestrian zones for underpasses with many homeless encampments.A neighborhood group in NoMa released a letter citing concerns about aggressive panhandling, drug use and sanitation issues Wednesday, calling for safety rules and limits for underpass residents. ...

Olympic Skating Coach Banned Due to Sexual Misconduct Claims

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Richard Callaghan, famed coach of Olympians such as Tara Lipinski and Todd Eldredge, was banned for life from figure skating Wednesday by the sport's governing bodies due to sexual misconduct allegations, NBC News reported.Callaghan was declared permanently ineligible on Wednesday by the U.S. Center...

Pharmaceuticals Found in Debris Pulled From Fatal DC Fire

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D.C. police officers returned to the scene of a fatal fire to secure it after drugs, including powerful controlled narcotics, were found in the debris.News4 found pharmaceutical bottles filled with pills and loose pills strewn about the debris on the ground behind the house...

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