Daily Archives: December 20, 2019

UPS Truck Stolen in Northwest DC

For the second time this week, a package delivery vehicle was stolen in D.C. Friday. A UPS delivery van was stolen as the driver was making deliveries in the area of Harlan and Van Buren streets in Northwest about 4 p.m. D.C. police quickly recovered the vehicle in Prince George’s County, Maryland. It appears no packages were taken from the…

Former High School Coach Accused of Conspiracy to Kidnap Kids, Kill Parents

A former high school lacrosse coach from Maryland is accused of conspiring to kidnap a group of children and kill their parents. Walter Johnson High School’s principal sent a note to the community saying former varsity lacrosse coach Gary Blake Reburn was arrested for his role in an attempted murder and kidnapping in Virginia. According to federal court documents, Reburn’s…

Restaurant: Moving Slave Auction Block Will Hurt Business

A restaurant is suing to stop the removal of a slave auction block from a street corner in Virginia because the eatery fears it will see a decline in tourists. The Freelance-Star reported Thursday that the weathered stone is colloquially known as the “slave auction block†in a historic section of Fredericksburg. It’s long been a source of controversy. Fredericksburg’s…

Official: Gun Sanctuary Resolutions Have ‘No Legal Effect’

Resolutions passed by local governments declaring themselves “Second Amendment Sanctuaries†have “no legal effect,†Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said Friday. Since Democrats won majorities in the state Senate and House of Delegates in November, more than 100 cities, towns and counties have passed such resolutions, vowing to oppose any new gun laws they believe violate the Second Amendment. On…