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Move over Bubba Gump, Maryland to start shrimping

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | October 2, 2023 Maryland is known for its blue crabs — but now, shrimpers are out on the Eastern Shore and parts of Southern Maryland. Fishermen have seen an increase in shrimp caught in their nets along Maryland waters over the last couple of years. In 2021, the Maryland…Read more

Virginia looking more purple ahead of November’s midterm elections

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 29, 2023 A new poll finds Virginia residents are almost evenly split when it comes to who they want to win control of the general assembly in November’s elections. The University of Mary Washington (UMW) poll found that 40 percent of those surveyed want Democrats to have majorities…Read more

Maryland governments prepare for imminent federal shutdown

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 29, 2023 Local and state governments are bracing for possible federal shutdown, as they will try and offer assistance to furloughed workers and residents who receive benefits from federal programs that would be impacted by a shutdown. Governor Wes Moore says the Maryland government will use up to…Read more

Man arrested for killing Baltimore tech CEO, leaders provide update

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 28, 2023 32-year-old Jason Billingsley is charged with murdering 26-year-old EcoMap Technologies CEO Pava LaPere whose body was found in her apartment on Monday. After an intensive manhunt police found him late Wednesday night at a train station in Bowie. Baltimore Police held a press conference Thursday morning…Read more

Northern Virginians spend over 100 hours in traffic a year, new report finds

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 28, 2023 Virginia roadways are back at pre-pandemic levels, according to TRIP, a national transportation research non-profit. With more people on the road, Virginians can expect more traffic. A new report released from TRIP Thursday stated that the average Northern Virginian commuter experiences an additional 103 hours annually…Read more

Former Morgan State basketball player fatally shot on H St, 3 injured

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 25, 2023 A quadruple shooting at a DC nightclub killed a former Morgan State University basketball player, Blake Bozeman of SE DC. He was at The Cru on H Street when shots rang out Saturday night. Three others were injured. “We are troubled and devastated about the events…Read more

Prince William Co. schools see an uptick in substance use

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 25, 2023 Drug use in schools is on the rise, both nationally and across schools the DC Metro area. Chair of the Prince William County school board, Dr. Babur Lateef, says that drug use in Prince William county has increased significantly. “Prince William substance use has increased I…Read more

Another rabid raccoon found in Anne Arundel County

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 22, 2023 Another raccoon in Anne Arundel County tests positive for rabies. It’s the third this month. The latest raccoon was found Wednesday in the Laurel Acres community of Pasadena. The day before the Anne Arundel County Department of Health found another rabid raccoon in the Woodland Beach…Read more

D.C. Police Union files motion against ACLU

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 21, 2023 The D.C. Police Union is fighting back and asking to get involved in a lawsuit the ACLU filed against the city, challenging the use of police to respond to mental health emergencies. The ACLU claimed the city discriminates against people with mental health disabilities by sending…Read more

MDTA to consider highway toll fare increase

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 19, 2023 Marylanders have been sitting comfortably with highway toll fares but the Maryland Transportation Authority is now considering a request to increase tolls. During the last budget meeting, Joseph Sagal, the Executive Director of MDTA, said the diminished revenue during the pandemic has taken its own toll.…Read more

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