Daily Archives: May 14, 2020

Testing of All Maryland Nursing Home Residents, Staff Slow Going Despite Governor’s Mandate 2 Weeks Ago

With deaths mounting at the nation’s nursing homes, the White House has now strongly recommended all residents and staff be tested for COVID-19 in the next two weeks. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan already mandated testing at all nursing homes statewide April 29, but the News4 I-Team learned it’s been slow to get going. “I was thinking my mother would be…

Montgomery County to Remain Shut Down as Coronavirus Spreads

Montgomery County will join D.C. and surrounding counties in staying shut down as the coronavirus continues to spread.  Though other parts of Maryland will gradually reopen starting Friday, now is not the time for Montgomery County to reopen, County Executive Marc Elrich said at a news conference Thursday. “Life in Montgomery County is going to continue as it was because…

DC Officer Injured After Being Hit by Bus in Northeast DC

A Metropolitan Police Department officer is hurt after being hit by a bus Wednesday night in Northeast D.C.  The officer was outside a vehicle at 10:25 p.m. when they were hit at Bladensburg Road and Levis Street NE, the department said.  The officer was taken to a hospital. Information on their condition was not released.  The officer was on duty…

Prince George’s Extends Stay-at-Home Through June 1

Prince George’s residents must stay-at-home through June 1 as coronavirus deaths and infections rise and the county struggles to do enough testing, County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said Thursday. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says the state as a whole is ready to take the first step towards reopening, but leaders in Prince George’s, the county with the state’s highest number of…