Daily Archives: March 12, 2020

DC Cherry Blossoms Hit Stage 4 as Peak Bloom Approaches

D.C.’s famous cherry blossoms reached stage four of six on Thursday in their journey to peak bloom, according to the National Park Service. Stage four is known as peduncle elongation, which is the last stage before you see petals. This indicates the blossoms will reach peak bloom within the next eight days, on average, the Park Service said. This year’s…

Potomac Man Fatally Shot by Police Attempting to Serve Warrant

Police shot and killed a man in Potomac, Maryland, Thursday while serving a warrant at a house, according to the Montgomery County Department of Police. Officers were serving a “high risk†warrant for firearms-related offenses at a house in the 12200 block of St. James Road about 4:30 a.m. SWAT officers were entering the house when they encountered the suspect,…