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Cutting board roach, rat droppings, & restaurant closures

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA9) -- An all American hamburger chain closed and restaurants with roaches and rodents.  Those and five other suspensions in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

Click here to see photos from this week's Restaurant Alert and hundreds of other DC area closures.

Police: Child falls out of window in Md.

GERMANTOWN, Md. (WUSA9) -- A 20-month-old child fell out of a window, police said.

The incident happened at 19200 Circle Gate Drive around 5:39 p.m. Police say the child was alert and conscious.

We will have more updates as they become available. 

Jan Jeffcoat makes her WUSA9 debut at 11 p.m.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- You told us you wanted something different, something fast and something that spoke to you, the viewer. We listened. 

On Sunday night, WUSA9 debuted its new anchor, Jan Jeffcoat, and its new 11 p.m. show format, which reflects more viewer-friendly segments. 

We at WUSA9 are always listening to your questions and comments on www.TellWUSA9.com as well. Click the link and tell us what you think about all the hottest topics in today's news, entertainment, weather and local sports. 

Opening of new Wegmans draws 1,000+ in Germantown

GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) - Residents in Germantown have been awaiting the grand opening of a new Wegmans grocery store.

About 1,000 people were lined up outside the new store at 7 a.m. for the opening Sunday. Store manager Phil Quattrini says they were out of shopping carts about 20 minutes later.

The store is located in the new Seneca Meadows Plaza in Germantown, off Interstate 270. The store is 123,000 square feet and has about 70,000 products to choose from.

The Wegmans in Germantown includes a coffee shop, a cheese shop, a seafood market, a kosher deli, a pizza shop and an Asian food bar. The store also has an entire section devoted to gluten-free products.

It's also equipped with more than 24 checkout lanes to keep customers from waiting too long in line.

Nourish Now fights hunger in Montgomery County

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) --- Nourish Now doesn't allow healthy food go to waste. Instead, the non-profit organization serves to connect the extra food to people and families in need.

"We're working to achieve our mission of ending food waste and hunger as well," said founder and executive director, Brett Meyers.

Nourish Now collects donations of surplus food from area restaurants, caterers and other food providers. Since its inception in 2011, the organization has been able to donate over 135,000 pounds of food to those in need.

WUSA9 to try drone camera

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The Phantom is one of a handful of radio controlled rotor aircraft designed to act as miniature flying camera platforms.

WUSA has experimented, with limited success, other popular models. One model we tried flew well as long as there was no wind-but the method for downloading the video was not simple enough for our workflow-which always requires speed, reliability and ease of use.

The Phantom is a quad motor, rotor type aircraft that has a GoPro camera slung underneath for shooting video and still pictures. The GoPro is usually tough and reliable so it makes a nice choice for shooting aerial footage this way.

Rieder: 'Washington Post' sale a shocker

(USA TODAY) -- It is a stunning separation.

For years, The Washington Post and the Graham family have been as deeply intertwined as it is possible for a news outlet and its owners to be.

In fact, the storied newspaper almost seemed like part of the Graham family. Generation after generation served as its steward. The Grahams flat-out loved that paper.

And so the news late Monday afternoon that the paper was being sold to Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos came as a shock. It must have been a deeply painful decision for Post Co. CEO Donald Graham.

But despite its legendary history, its courageous and inspirational role in publishing the Pentagon Papers and exposing Watergate secrets, its continuing if diminished commitment to quality journalism, the paper is hardly immune to the profoundly disruptive impact of the digital era.