Daily Archives: October 11, 2020

Maryland Takes Over Purple Line Construction

Maryland is taking steps to get construction on the Purple Line back on track. State leaders tell News4 they have taken over construction management after a judge ruled in September that the contractor for the long-awaited rail project could walk off the job over cost disputes. The Maryland Department of Transportation and Metropolitan Transportation Authority have assumed the Purple Line’s…

Virginia Teens Grow Peppers, Make Hot Sauce, Music Video

The sales pitch is perhaps irresistible: A dozen or so teens dancing to a song they recorded themselves, rapping about the merits of healthy living and organic vegetables while throwing peppers they grew into a pot. “Who got the sauce?†they shout. “I got the sauce!†The sauce in question is All Hands Hot Sauce, a mango-spiked sweet-heat sauce made…

Boy, 2, Injured After Fall From Apartment Window in Takoma Park

A 2-year-old boy has life-threatening injuries after falling “possibly 40 feet†out of the window of an apartment building on Sunday, officials say.  The child was rushed to a hospital after falling from a third-floor window in the 700 block of Ethan Allen Avenue in Takoma Park about 1:30 p.m., a Montgomery County fire department spokesman said.  Officials told News4…

Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Oct. 11

Anyone in the D.C. area who was hoping for another COVID-19 stimulus check may have to keep waiting.  A new White House coronavirus aid offer got bad reviews from both ends of the political spectrum on Saturday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., rejected the most generous Trump administration plan to date as “one step forward, two steps back.†The Republicans…

2 Dead in Montgomery County Rollover Crash

Two young people from Germantown were killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash late Saturday in the Clarksburg area of Montgomery County, police say.  Dylan Bansi, 20, and Marryann Hardesty, 18, were pronounced dead. Police say Bansi was driving a 2013 Jeep Wrangler south on Ridge Road (Route 27) at Morning Star Drive when “for reasons still under investigation, the Jeep…