Category: Local News

Skeletal remains found in Va. woods now identified as human skull

WASHINGTON — The skeletal remains found near a school in Sterling earlier this month have been identified as a human skull from the mid-20th century, say Loudoun County officials. Related Stories Skeletal remains tested after Va. leader called them Halloween decorations Loudoun County, VA News Police investigate skeletal remains found in Sterling Loudoun County, VA News…

New sinkholes but Rockwool factory site meets standards

WASHINGTON — Environmental inspectors at the Rockwool insulation construction site have found 10 potential sinkholes at the Jefferson County, West Virginia location where a controversial 24-hour-a-day manufacturing plant is being built. WTOP has learned inspectors from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection “inspected 8 potential sinkholes that have been… Source Original published: 2018-10-18 21:18:39…

22,000 Baby Carriers Sold At Target Recalled Because Buckles Can Break

https://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js PITTSBURGH (CBS Pittsburgh) – A recall has been issued for an infant carrier sold exclusively at Target. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Eddie Bauer fabric infant carriers are being recalled because the buckles can break, which could lead to a child falling. Roughly 22,000 units are included in the recall. (Photo Courtesy:…

PHOTOS: Home Where Salem Witch Trials Victim John Proctor Lived Up For Sale

https://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js (CBS Local) — A house where a victim of the Salem witch trials once lived is on the market for $600,000 just in time for Halloween. The outside of the Proctor house. (Photo credit: J Barrett & Company) The nearly 4,000-square-foot (371-square-meter) home built in 1638 was once the home of John Proctor, who…

Did Trump keep FBI in DC? Newly released emails show president played bigger role than first thought

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was more deeply involved than the White House has indicated in a decision to keep the FBI headquarters in D.C., according to new documents released Thursday by Democratic members of a House oversight panel. Rep. Elijah Cummings D-Md., the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, sent…

Trump endorses Dave Brat in Va. 7th District race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump has endorsed Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Brat as the two-term congressman faces a strong challenge from a Democratic opponent. Brat is locked in a tight race with Abigail Spanberger, a former CIA officer who is waging an aggressive campaign to unseat Brat in a traditionally Republican congressional district.…

Plan for how we’ll get around for next 25 years comes with complaints about toll lanes

WASHINGTON — A fight over Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan administration’s plans to add toll lanes to an expanded Capital Beltway and Interstate 270 spilled over Wednesday into what is often a staid regional vote to adopt a long-range transportation plan describing how we will get around over the next 25 years. The Metropolitan Washington Council…

Bob Newhart Returns On A New Episode Of ‘The Big Bang Theory’

https://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js Bob Newhart returns on an all-new episode of The Big Bang Theory called “The Planetarium Collision.” When Amy doesn’t have time to work on super-asymmetry, Sheldon goes to great lengths to ensure she’s available to work with him even it if means accidentally sabotaging her career in the process. As a result the couple…

Virginia to start accepting new Medicaid applications

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is set to start accepting enrollment applications from the roughly 400,000 low-income adults newly eligible for Medicaid. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday that the state would begin accepting applications on Nov. 1 for new coverage that will begin at the start of 2019. State lawmakers voted to expand Medicaid earlier…