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October 20, 2021
Tiny wrists in cuffs: How police use force against children
An Associated Press investigation found kids as young as 6 have been treated harshly by officers — handcuffed, felled by stun guns, pinned to the ground. Departments nationwide have few or no guardrails to prevent such incidents.
October 20, 2021
Tiny wrists in cuffs: How police use force against children
Kids are still an afterthought in police reforms championed by lawmakers and pushed by police departments. But in case after case, an Associated Press investigation has found that children as young as 6 have been treated harshly — even brutally — by officers of the law.
October 20, 2021
Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt
A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after the longtime ally of former President Donald Trump defied a subpoena for documents and testimony.
October 20, 2021
Teen fatally struck on Route 15 in Haymarket
A pedestrian was struck by a car Tuesday afternoon on Route 15 in Haymarket, Prince William County police said.
October 20, 2021
US: Couple accused in submarine espionage case indicted
A Maryland couple arrested earlier this month on charges of trying to sell information about nuclear-powered warships to a foreign country have been indicted, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
October 20, 2021
Even with tweaks, proposed Prince George’s Council map sparks gerrymandering allegations
The Prince George’s County Council on Tuesday approved minor changes to a controversial council redistricting proposal, a move that sets up a high-stakes public hearing and vote in mid-November.
October 20, 2021
Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt
A House committee tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is moving swiftly Tuesday to hold at least one of Donald Trump's allies in contempt as the former president is pushing back on the probe in a new lawsuit.
October 20, 2021
The plan to capture, return the zebras still loose in Prince George’s County
There's a new plan to capture the zebras that are roaming Upper Marlboro, Maryland, after getting loose from a Prince George's County farm.
October 20, 2021
Arlington Co. helps Tiffany-stained glass window from neglected Abbey Mausoleum return to the light
A Tiffany-stained glass window salvaged from the Abbey Mausoleum in Arlington, Virginia, has a storied past and is now on track for a new future.
October 20, 2021
Latest COVID-19 vaccination numbers in DC, Maryland and Virginia
WTOP is tracking vaccination rollout in the D.C. region. Washington, Virginia and Maryland are working to inoculate millions while dealing with an unprecedented demand and constricted supply of dosages.
October 20, 2021
Latest COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in the DC region
See coronavirus test results from D.C., Maryland and Virginia as they are updated.
October 19, 2021
Vaccines in sports at a glance
A vast majority of players in the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, yet a handful of cases have brought attention to those who have refused. A look at some of the most prominent examples.
October 19, 2021
FBI at Russian oligarch’s homes for ‘law enforcement’ action
Federal agents conducted “law enforcement activity” on Tuesday at a Washington house owned by Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
October 19, 2021
Big Virginia abortion test: Can it energize Democratic base?
Democrat Terry McAuliffe has spent months trying to get Virginia voters to focus on abortion, part of his effort to drive the Democratic turnout he needs to win the state's closely watched governor's race.
October 19, 2021
DC man admits he shot, paralyzed another driver in road rage incident in 3rd Street Tunnel
A D.C. man has admitted that he shot and paralyzed another driver in a road rage incident more than two years ago that shut down traffic in the Third Street Tunnel for hours.
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