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1 Dead, 2 Injured In Montgomery County Crash

OLNEY, Md. (WUSA) -- One man is dead and two others were injured in a single-vehicle crash in Montgomery County on Friday. 

Earl Dong-Min Lee, age 19, died when the vehicle, in which he was a back passenger, crashed into a tree, police said in a news release. 

It happened at about 4:30 p.m., at the 16600 block of Batchellors Forest Road, when the Ford Focus went off the road and crashed, police said. 

"The driver, identified as Brandon Drake Goodman, age 21, of Brinkwood Road in Brookville, was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The front seat passenger, identified as David Lankford Hampp, age 21, of the 18900 block of Bloomfield Road in Olney, was also transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries," police said. 

Snow Totals Thursday Morning 1-24-13

WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- A gorgeous dry, fluffy snow fell during the overnight of 1-24-13. For some, it was the first snow of the season and also closed schools for quite a few.

Recipe: Crab Soup That Will be Served at President Obama Inaugural Gala

Recipe: Crab Soup That Will be Served at President Obama Inaugural Gala

Riderwood retirement community in Silver Spring, MD, is sharing the recipe to its award-winning Crab Soup that  will be served January 20 at a President Obama Inaugural Gala hosted by the Delaware, Maryland and New York State Societies of Washington, D.C. The Gala will be held at 7 p.m. at The Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C. The more than 300 invited guests will include elected officials, friends of the states, and guests from all corners of the globe. Riderwood chefs will serve the soup to attendees.

The recipe follows:

Thunder Burger Dishes Up Top Chef Presidential Food Picks for Inauguration

Thunder Burger Dishes Up Top Chef Presidential Food Picks for Inauguration

 

The Presidential inauguration is just around the corner. Millions of people will be scrambling to see the President, the historical sites, and the food. Food plays a big role in any high-profile event, including the Presidential inauguration. As a result, many local restaurants will be making their Presidential picks for a feast fitting of the highest office in the land.

“Picking the Presidential meal is a fun and challenging task that we look forward to,” explains Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef of Thunder Burger. “In our pick, we wanted to incorporate a little of the President’s Hawaiian roots. We think this is a meal that the First Family would enjoy, as well as those looking for an authentic inauguration meal.”

Chef Ryan’s Presidential meal pick for the 2013 inauguration includes:

Police Arrest Olney Md. Shooting Suspect

OLNEY, Md. (WUSA) -- Montgomery County Police say the suspect of a Monday night shooting in Olney is behind bars.

Daniel Alexander Paynter, 17, was apprehended on an arrest warrant after he arrived at the police station to provide information about the shooting, police said.

On January 14, officers arrived at the scene near the intersection of Cashell Road and Morningwood Drive to find the victim with a gunshot wound in the neck.

According to police, three males were in the car but at some point one male shot another male.  

The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. He is expected to survive. Police believe the shooting may be drug-related.

 

5 Tips for Teachers to Make Classrooms Bully Free, New Educational Curriculum Released

5 Tips for Teachers to Make Classrooms Bully Free, New Educational Curriculum Released

 

Each day in America, it is estimated that 160,000 students stay home from school to avoid being bullied. If you take a look at the media headlines in any given week, it’s easy to see that bullying is a growing problem in our schools. The good news is that it is a problem that many teachers can help tackle by creating a bully-free classroom, something that is easier to do than one might think.

“We all know that bullying is a major concern in our schools,” explains Peter J. Goodman, author of the book “We’re All Different But We’re All Kitty Cats.” “But there are things teachers can do to help address this problem and prevent it from happening.” 

Guardians of Rescue Offers 10 Tips for Taking Care of A New Puppy

Guardians of Rescue Offers 10 Tips for Taking Care of A New Puppy

 

Every holiday season, many people around the country get a new family gift that will last for the next 15 years or so. When they opt to add a puppy to the family, it may start out to be exciting, only to lead to numerous questions once the initial play-time wears off and it’s time to go to bed. Getting the right answers to those questions, however, can make a world of difference.

“Depending on where you get the answers to the questions, it can make a big difference in the relationship you create with your puppy,” explains Robert Misseri, president of Guardians of Rescue, an organization dedicated to helping animals in need. “You want to get things off to the right start and help everyone adjust well, so it is important to stick to a few basic guidelines to make it happen.”

Here are the top 10 tips for taking care of a new puppy, right from the start: