Category: Local News

Caught on tape: Black bear foraging at Loudoun County home

Black bears are often seen in rural Virginia, but rarely in the suburbs. One Loudoun County woman came face to face with one last weekend. And she ran to get her camera to document the bear's visit. Now Lisa Joyce shares the

Distracted Driving: Study shows teen girls take more risks than boys

A frightening new survey has caught the attention of parents. It shows that teen girls take more risks than boys behind the wheel. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 16 year olds get in more accidents than any other

Hope Goins gives the gift of life

A little girl from Hagerstown who lost her life in a fire is giving hope to two other families. Three-year-old Hope Goins was rescued from a fire at her Hagerstown home last Wednesday, deprived of oxygen and with no heartbeat. Hagerstown firefighter

U.S. Park Police cracking down on bicyclists running stop signs

In the last two weeks three bicyclists have been in accidents with motor vehicles in D.C., including one Wednesday morning. And two of the bicyclists had to be taken to the hospital. Along a stretch of East Potomac Park, the U.S. Park

Local chef Beth Donnelly shares how to make healthy meals

A local self-taught chef is sharing her love of healthy, homemade meals with parents who need it most. Beth Donnelly volunteers weekly to teach others just how easy it is to prepare nutritious food for their families. For $100 or less, Chef

The Philippines condemns Marion Barry for nurse remark

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Philippines is condemning D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry for remarks critical of local hospitals for hiring Filipino nurses instead of District of Columbia residents. Filipino Ambassador Jose Cuisia issued a statement Wednesday ...

Prince George’s County heroes honored at Public Safety Valor Awards

Last November, 5-year-old Christina Luckett almost lost her life, but thanks to a group Prince George's County firefighters, she's got a long future ahead of her. On Wednesday, Christina was on hand at the Prince George's County Public Safety Valor Aw...

Showers back in the forecast tomorrow and the weekend ahead

Tonight: Increasing Clouds, Rain Possible Late Lows: 45-52 | Wind: SE 4-8 mph Thursday: Morning Rain, PM Storms Possible Highs: Mid 70s | Wind: SW 10 mph Friday: Mostly Sunny Highs: Mid 60s ...

Two dogs that attacked kids now dead

WATCH: ABC7's Tom Roussey has the latest at 11 p.m. Two dogs that terrorized the Northeast neighborhood of Trinidad last week are now dead, authorities say. Authorities say the dogs were found in Cheverly on Saturday at about 12:45 a.m. Cheverly poli...

Mitt Romney’s VP pick still up in the air

(AP) - Mitt Romney declined this week to say if Florida Senator Marco Rubio was on his list of vice presidential candidates. He said his campaign is still setting up the infrastructure that's required to scrutinize potential nominees, including hiring