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Man shot in Greenbelt parking lot


WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A man was found shot in a Greenbelt parking lot on Tuesday evening, according to police.

Police were called to the 78 hundred block of Mandan Road in Greenbelt for a report of shots fired at about 7:26 p.m., police said.

Officers arriving at the parking lot found an adult male suffering from several gunshot wounds, police said.

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Police are looking for two black males both described as being in their twenties, standing at about 5 feet ten inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds, polices said.


METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS’ STUDENTS AWARDED for ALL-STAR CAST

METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS’ STUDENTS AWARDED for ALL-STAR CAST

Ben Cherington and Kylie Levy of Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) Performing Arts Academy of Lorton, Va. and Alexandria, Va. were recently recognized for All-Star Cast by the Virginia Theatre Association Conference for their performances in I Never Saw Another Butterfly. This was the first time Metropolitan School of the Arts had participated in the conference. Cherington, an 11th grader from Burke, Va., and Levy, a 10th grader from Fairfax, Va. are students at Metropolitan School of the Arts. For more information, go to www.metropolitanarts.org.

Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) also earned the 2014 Virginia Theatre Association Conference award for Best Costume Design and was recognized for Staging, as well as received an honorable mention for Best Play, I Never Saw Another Butterfly.

DC man gets 18 months for robbing Md. bank


GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A D.C. man who robbed a Clinton bank of more than $100,000 has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Twenty-four-year-old Emanuel Honemond entered the plea Monday in federal court in Greenbelt.

According to his plea agreement, in September 2011, Honemond and others entered the Navy Federal Credit Union. Prosecutors say the masked men announced a robbery and fled in a van with more than $100,000.

Authorities say the money had a hidden tracking device and police quickly found the robbers.

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LEARNINGRx OFFERS MILITARY FAMILIES 11 % OFF of BRAIN TRAINING; DONATES $111/student to SEMPERMAX

LEARNINGRx OFFERS MILITARY FAMILIES 11 % OFF of BRAIN TRAINING; DONATES $111/student to SEMPERMAX

For Veteran’s Day, LearningRx of DC Metro Area is offering 11 percent off of their brain training programs for military families Nov. 11 through Nov. 30, located at six, local centers, Chantilly, Va., Fairfax, Va., Leesburg, Va., Reston, Va., Vienna, Va. and North Potomac, Md. For each military child they train, LearningRx will also donate $111 to SemperMax, a program to enhance the morale and welfare of wounded veterans and their families. LearningRx programs have been helping traumatic-brain-injured military veterans, like U.S. Army Capt. Patrick Horan (Ret.) of McLean, Va., recover their speech and memory skills, and LearningRx is now extending brain training to military families that are looking to make learning easier or for those who struggle with learning disabilities, ADHD or autism. For more information, go to www.learningrx.com.

Four injured after car crashes into MD nail salon


GREENBELT, Md. (WUSA9) -- Four women were injured on Friday evening when a driver crashed their car into a Maryland nail salon.

The incident occurred in the 55 hundred block of Cherrywood Lane in Greenbelt, the Prince George's County Fire Department said. The driver remained on the scene and was questioned by the Greenbelt City police, the fire department said.

The driver has been identified as a 52-year-old woman. The driver became confused when parking her car and hit the gas instead of the break, sending her car through the front window of the nail salon, police said.

The four female customers in the salon were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.


Pedestrian dies after being struck in MD


GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - Prince George's County Police say a man has died after being struck and killed while trying to cross a road in Greenbelt.

It happened about 8:40 p.m. Tuesday at Greenbelt Road and Aerospace Drive. Police say 58-year-old Armado Fernandez of Greenbelt was crossing Greenbelt Road when he was hit by a car.

Officers say Fernandez died Wednesday at a local hospital. Investigators say he was not walking in a crosswalk.

Police say the driver who hit Fernandez remained at the scene.

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DC man gets 9 years in Md. armed robberies


GREENBELT, Md. (WUSA9) -- A twenty-eight-year-old D.C. man was sentenced to nine years in prison for two armed robberies in Prince George's County, the United States Attorney for the District of Maryland announced Tuesday.

Gregory Evans, 28, of D.C. was sentenced to nine years, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, officials said. Chief U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced the man.

Evansand and a co-conspirator robbed a store located in the 4100 block of Southern Avenue in Capitol Heights, Md. on January 22,2014, officials said. Evans and his co-conspirator held an employee at gunpoint and made the victim open the cash register. Evans took money from the register, while his co-conspirator held the gun to another employee's head and stole $785 from the victim's pockets, according to officials.