When I left home for my first reporting gig, I’d hoped making it back to D.C. would be quick and easy. But more than a decade later - after stops in Florida, Arkansas, and Minnesota - not only do I know how wrong I was, I’m grateful for it.
Earning the trust of the communities you serve requires perspective, the kind you get after battling 110 degree days down south and -30 degree nights up north. It comes from seeing flood-ravaged communities rebuild and from reporting on everything from potholes to parades to park boards.
I’ve had the privilege of being a witness to history, winning a Regional Emmy Award for my coverage of the death of Prince. I also won both a regional Edward R. Murrow award and a regional Emmy Award for my coverage of the protests that broke out after the acquittal of police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop outside of St. Paul, Minnesota in 2016.
Now, it’s my privilege to put that experience to good use back home — and have some fun along the way. Feel free to reach out anytime. Whether you want to talk about a potential story, the Terps (my alma mater), or lousy pickup basketball (a passion!), I want to hear from you.
Altogether, the Purple Line project will now cost about $10 billion, despite being initially budgeted for $5.6 billion back in 2016.
Fairfax County detectives are searching for two suspects who they said burglarized a gun store in Hybla Valley.
Elected officials in Maryland and D.C. are teaming up in an attempt to stop the largest supermarket merger in U.S. history, alleging that the proposed $24.6 billion deal between Kroger and Albertsons is anticompetitive.
Officials have changed the speed limit from 45 miles per hour to 35 miles per hour along West Patrick Street, also known as the Golden Mile – a nearly two-mile stretch of U.S. 40 in Frederick between U.S. 15 and Old Camp Road.
This Super Bowl weekend, state troopers are going on offense in Virginia.
Ask shoppers about the price of groceries these days, and there’s a good chance they won’t hold back.
The U.S. government is urging caution when traveling to several popular spring break destinations in the coming months.
Fairfax County police officers arrested two women who are accused of being part of an organized theft crew that may have pickpocketed victims in Northern Virginia and beyond.
District Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton introduced a bill on Monday that would allow people who are 70 years of age or older to opt out of jury duty at the D.C. Superior Court.
In schools, students change every year. And recently, all over the region, it may seem like district superintendents do, too.