Mon Jul 27 14:32:01 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Women with newborns receive advice on how to care for their infants from a variety of places, but all suggestions are not created equal. A new study out in Pediatrics found that “more than one in four women received ‘bad’ advice on where and how to put their babies to sleep.” Additionally, “one in five women did not recall receiving any sugg...
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Mon Jul 27 12:29:03 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
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Mon Jul 27 10:26:59 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
ROCKVILLE, Md. (WJLA) -- "Black Lives Matter" has been spray painted on a statue of a Confederate soldier in downtown Rockville. BREAKING: "Black Lives Matter" spray painted onto statue of Confederate soldier in downtown Rockville. @ABC7News pic.twitter.com/wsZ8GusEPA — Kevin Lewis (@KevinLewisABC7) July 27, 2015 ABC 7 will have more on this story as updates become availabl...
Mon Jul 27 10:26:59 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
SUITLAND, Md. (WJLA) – Maryland Congresswoman Donna Edwards will host a roundtable Monday morning to discuss domestic violence and sexual assault in Maryland and beyond. Edwards will be joined by local and federal government officials, as well as representatives from the National Football League (NFL), civic and health organizations and from the faith community. The roundtable is scheduled t...
Mon Jul 27 09:25:59 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is likening the agreement on an Iranian nuclear deal to "marching the Israelis to the door of the oven," a reference to the Holocaust. The former Arkansas governor made the tweet Sunday, a day after first making the comparison when denouncing President Barack Obama for his role in the agreement reached July 14 by the United ...
Mon Jul 27 07:23:57 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio zoo officials say they are pressing charges against a man who jumped a fence to pet cougars, then posted his video on YouTube. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says the Delaware County Sheriff's office has charged a suspect with a misdemeanor count of trespassing. Sheriff's spokeswoman Tracy Whited says 35-year-old Joshua Newell was served Friday with a summons to appear in...
Mon Jul 27 07:23:57 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
McLEAN, Va. (AP) - Elected officials, Metro representatives and business leaders are getting together to talk about how Metro's silver line has changed northern Virginia. Monday's summit is being held to mark the one-year anniversary of the opening of the silver line, which extends Metro rail service through Tysons Corner to Reston. The silver line will eventually go to Dulles International Airpor...
Mon Jul 27 06:23:56 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
Monday:Scattered showers and storms. Highs: 85-90° Precipitation: 60% Tonight:Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows: 67-75° Wind: S 5 mph Tuesday:Partly cloudy. Isolated storm Highs: 88-93° Wind: SE 5-10 mph For more updates, follow me on Facebook and Twitter! The heat and humidity are back! And here to stay for a while. Highs ...
Mon Jul 27 06:23:56 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A Brazilian hospital says Joe Jackson - the father of the late Michael Jackson and the patriarch of the musical family - suffered a stroke while visiting the South American nation. An emailed statement early Monday from the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo says only that Jackson was admitted to the hospital Sunday afternoon. He is in the intensive care unit. The statemen...
Mon Jul 27 00:16:51 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Flowers and candles have been placed outside Costa Brava, a tapas restaurant and bar in the Bloomingdale area of Northwest Washington, in memory of brothers 37-year-old Dan Brown, and his 39-year-old brother Doug Brown. Customers say Doug Brown, a beloved presence at Costa Brava, co-owned the restaurant. Calvert County authorities say the brothers are presumed dead after accide...
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Sun Jul 26 23:15:49 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
ASHBURN, V.a. (WJLA) - "I woke up this morning and my whole back window was shattered, and I'm like what is going on?" Then Ahsan Zulfiqar discovered that his brother's car had been hit too. "There were about 10-12 bullets shot in the front windshield of his car and the side of his car, and the back two windows were just shattered," Zulfiqar said. He believes the incidents took pla...
Sun Jul 26 21:13:47 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
LAS VEGAS, N.V. (ABC NEWS) - Fire investigators were at The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas today, looking to determine what caused Saturday's blaze at the hotel's Bamboo Pool. While officials believe they know where the fire started, they are still trying to find out what ignited it, Clark County Assistant Fire Chief Sandra Baker said. The fire is believed to be accidental, Baker said. The invest...
Sun Jul 26 21:13:47 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
Sun Jul 26 21:13:47 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
DISTRICT HEIGHTS, M.d. (WJLA) - Prince George's County Fire Department has put out a house fire in the 6500 block of Walters Place in District Heights, M.d. It appears the home was vacant at the time of the fire and there are no reported injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Co 826 6500 block of Walters Pl with fire shown @PGFDPIO @PGFD_Chief @PGFDNews pic.twitter.com/0ZEYFmy7y...
Sun Jul 26 20:12:47 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
WASHINGTON (AP/ WJLA) - The National Air and Space Museum has increased its goal for a crowdfunding campaign to conserve the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the moon and now hopes to raise $700,000. The campaign began Monday on Kickstarter and met its initial $500,000 goal within five days. As of Saturday, the campaign raised about $525,000. "We have noticed over the years some of the materia...
Sun Jul 26 19:11:46 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
LOUDOUN COUNTY, V.a. (WJLA) - The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating a series of potentially related indecent exposure cases in the Ashburn area. Of the cases, the most recent one was reported today, when an unclothed man was seen walking in the area of Ashburn Road and Louisa Drive around 3:40 a.m., Sunday.  A second case, of an unclothed man, was reported about an hour-and-a-h...
Sun Jul 26 19:11:46 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior Senate Republicans lined up Sunday to rebuke Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for harshly criticizing Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, an extraordinary display of intraparty division played out live on the Senate floor. As the Senate met for a rare Sunday session, Sens. Orrin Hatch of Utah, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and John Cornyn of Texas each rose to counter a stunning...
Sun Jul 26 14:06:43 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
MARYLAND (WJLA) - Three motorcycles were involved in a crash Sunday afternoon. Two people were transported to a Trauma Center but their injuries are not life threatening, according to Prince George's Fire Department officials. PGFD PIO Mark Brady said Fire and EMS units were on the scene of the Beltway Inner-Loop near Allentown Road where the crash occurred. Brady said the left shoulder and two le...
Sun Jul 26 13:05:42 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
WASHINGTON (WJLA) - On this week's edition of Washington Business Report with ABC7 National News Correspondent Rebecca Cooper: Kiplinger is the longest running family owned media company in the country. Through traditional print media and their online site, they offer readers personal finance advice and news. Knight Kiplinger, the editor-in-chief at Kiplinger, joined host Rebecca Cooper for a On...
Sun Jul 26 10:02:40 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
This Afternoon:Mostly Sunny, Hot, More Humid Highs: 88-93 Wind: S 5-10 mph Tonight:Mostly Cloudy, Warm, Showers Possible Lows: 71-75 Wind: S 5-10 mph Monday:Partly Sunny, Humid Chance of Showers Highs: 86-89 Rain: 50% Chance Plants may be drooping after two mostly dry weeks, but human spirits have been soaring as these hot July days hav...
Sun Jul 26 09:01:39 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Michelle Obama welcomed thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities to the Special Olympic World Games on Saturday during a festive opening ceremony filled with cheers, songs and praise for their courage and determination. "My husband and I, we are so proud of you, so incredibly proud of you, and we love you all from the bottom of our hearts," the first lady said. She...
Sat Jul 25 19:47:13 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
ARLINGTON, V.a. (WJLA) - Officials are reporting a 2-alarm fire of a single family home in the 2700 block of Washington Blvd. There is no word of injuries at this time. However, officials are saying that Washington Blvd. is closed in both directions, and travelers should seek an alternative route. Units on scene 2700 blk of Washington Blvd, for house fire, 2nd alarm called. pic.twitter.com/5D58h...
Sat Jul 25 19:47:13 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
LAS VEGAS, N.v. (ABC NEWS) - Firefighters battled a raging blaze today on a 14th-floor pool deck at The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas. The fire began around 12:15 p.m. at the Cosmopolitan's Bamboo Pool at the West End tower, The Cosmopolitan said in a statement. The pool's cabanas and artificial plants helped fuel the blaze, Clark County Assistant Fire Chief Sandra Baker said. The fire was knoc...
Sat Jul 25 18:46:13 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
HARPERS FERRY (WJLA) - Hundreds of tourists strolling along High Street in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, came upon a sad sight: charred and gutted buildings. Some dating back to the early 1800s. "Sad. A big part of history," remarked Tammy Triplett, who visited here Saturday with her family. So much destruction--- and the smell of burnt ash. "I was just devastated," says Doug A...
Sat Jul 25 17:43:12 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
JUPITER, Fla. (WJLA) - The United States Coast Guard continues its search today for two teen boys who went missing while boating yesterday.  Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14 years old, were reported missing when the two didn't return from a fishing trip Friday evening in Jupiter. Fla. According to the Coast Guard, the two had reportedly purchased fuel for their white single-engine bo...
Sat Jul 25 16:40:11 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
NEW YORK (CNN) - Walmart and Evenflo announced this week a new infant car seat with technology designed to remind drivers of their backseat passengers, and stop children from dying in hot cars. In most new cars, an alert sounds if a driver or passenger is not wearing a seat belt or if headlights are left on. Using a similar idea, a sensor on the infant seat harness triggers a series of tones if a ...
Sat Jul 25 13:32:51 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- President Barack Obama nudged African nations Saturday to treat gays and lesbians equally under the law, a position that remains unpopular through much of the continent. Obama's Kenyan counterpart responded by calling the matter a "non-issue" for his country. Obama tackled the sensitive matter on his first full day in Kenya, the country of his father's birth. He drew on his ...
Sat Jul 25 11:32:50 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
NEW YORK (ABC News) - A 9-year-old girl has raised $47,000 by selling bracelets to get medical treatment for her best friend, who has a rare and dangerous skin disease. Bethany Walker started making small rubber bracelets in the hopes she could sell them for a few dollars and raise money to help her friend Anne Marie Cox get a saltwater pool, she and her family said. In just 19 weeks the girl man...
Sat Jul 25 10:29:49 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
This Afternoon:Mostly Sunny, Hot, Comfortable Humidity Highs: 88-91 Wind: S 5 mph Tonight:Partly Cloudy & Seasonably Mild Lows: 70-75 Wind: S 5 mph Sunday:Partly Sunny, Hot, More Humid Highs: 89-93 Wind: S 5-10 mph There is nothing so rare as comfortable July days in Washington! Since Wednesday, Mother Nature - make that, a high pressure...
Sat Jul 25 09:28:48 EDT 2015 - wjla.com - Category : USA, Virginia - Relavancy : 1.0
NEW YORK (ABC News) - It was a big family reunion when President Obama arrived here in Kenya today. Obama, who is visiting his fathers homeland for the fourth time but for the first time as president, sat down with three-dozen members of his Kenyan family for dinner at his hotel. He sat next to his half-sister Auma and step-grandmother Sarah Obama, who was the third wife of the president's patern...
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