Daily Archives: October 18, 2020

7 Hurt in Crash on Beltway Outer Loop

Seven people are injured after a crash involving multiple cars on the Beltway Outer Loop in Chevy Chase, Maryland, Sunday night, fire officials say. All lanes are shut down between Georgia Avenue and Connecticut Avenue. One adult was seriously hurt and several children have non-life threatening injuries, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer. It’s unclear at…

Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Oct. 18

A group of teachers for D.C. Public Schools rallied over the weekend to voice their concerns about a plan to go back to in-person instruction in November. School officials recently announced that D.C. elementary students in grades Pre-K through 5th grade would return to in-person learning starting Nov. 9. “Through multiple layers, we are very confident that we’ll keep all…

Woman With Autism Is Missing From Chesapeake, Endangered, Police Say

A 29-year-old woman with autism has been missing from Chesapeake, Virginia, since Saturday night and state police are seeking help from the public.  Virginia State Police issued an endangered missing adult alert on Sunday afternoon regarding the disappearance of Jamile Johnay Hill. Hill is 4-foot-8, weighs 170 pounds and has brown eyes and brown hair, police said. She was last…

Winchester Park Dedicated to Honor Owner of Integrated Tea Room

Like most Southern towns in the 1960s, Winchester was racially segregated. But there was one place in the city where skin color didn’t matter, where people from all races could hang out together without feeling society’s pressure to keep Blacks and whites apart. That place was Ruth’s Tea Room at the corner of South Kent and East Cecil streets. Ruth…