Daily Archives: October 16, 2020

DC Police Chase Stolen Mail Truck in Petworth

A U.S. Postal Service truck was stolen in Northwest D.C. Friday evening, the Metropolitan Police Department confirmed. Police received a call at 6:49 p.m. about the truck being stolen from the 700 block of Quebec Place NW. Officers quickly found the truck and pursued it for about a half mile, police said. They stopped it at 9th Street and Kansas…

How to Track Your Ballot

With more than three million mailed ballots throughout the DMV, all three elections offices have created ways for voters to track their ballot through the process. “When you vote in person, you know right away when you slide your ballot into the machine that it’s being counted,†said Fairfax County voter Tim Schick. But the thought was that it was…

Sheriff Identifies Suspect in Maryland 7-Eleven Slaying

Charles County sheriff’s detectives identified a suspect in the killing of a 7-Eleven employee in Waldorf, Maryland. Lynn Marie Maher, 49, was shot and killed Oct. 1 during an armed robbery at the store on Middletown Road. Detectives have a warrant for Gregory DeShawn Collins Jr., 22, of Waldorf. A man wearing a surgical mask entered the 7-Eleven shortly before…

Lost Treasure: Scrapbook Dating Back to WWII Returned to Family

Jimmy Weakland was visiting his son and daughter-in-law recently when he noticed a scrapbook on the table. It was full of memories of generations past, including local brothers who served in World War II, became prisoners of war and survived. The brothers’ last name was Weakley. Weakland’s son, Michael, and daughter-in-law, Ashley, weren’t sure how it ended up at their…