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Metro extended 1 hour for Redskins game

LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- Metro will stay open an extra hour for the Redskins game Monday night.

The last Blue Line train toward Franconia-Springfield will leave at 12:25 a.m. and the last Blue Line train toward Largo Town Center will leave at 1:33 a.m.

Customers will be able to make connections to other lines as follows:
Orange Line to New Carrollton - transfer at Stadium-Armory
Green or Yellow line - transfer at L'Enfant Plaza
Red Line - transfer at Metro Center

Entrances at all other Metro stations will close at their normal times, but customers can exit at all stations during the extra hour of service.

Hours will be the same for the Redskins game against the Giants on December 1.

Vigil held for US Postal Service worker killed in Md.

LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police have identified the postal worker who was gunned down while delivering mail.

26-year-old Tyson Barnette of Upper Marlboro was on his assigned route in the 1600 block of Reed Street in Landover, around 7:30 p.m. Saturday when police say he was shot multiple times.

Prince George's County police are asking for help in identifying suspects.

They're offering a $25,000 reward.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is putting up a $100,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and a conviction.

Police: Man dead after several cars struck him

LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- A man is dead after a hit and run incident in Maryland today.

It happened around 8:40 p.m. on Friday night when the man was struck at the intersection of Landover Road and Pinebrook Road. The man was hit by several cars including a police vehicle being driven by an off-duty officer, police said. The officer stopped at the scene but the other cars did not. 

This is currently being investigated. 

#GiveJoy to a child for the holiday season

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- LOG ON TO http://www.wusa9.com/givejoy to donate a toy or money to children via "Volunteers of America." 

Jan Jeffcoat is out on assignment and it's a GREAT assignment! Jan's in Prince George's County helping to kick off our holiday virtual toy drive!

WUSA9 has teamed up with the Volunteers of America Chesapeake on a new one-of-a-kind holiday campaign called "Give Joy" and it gives you a chance to help needy kids and families this holiday season with the click of a button. We're calling it a JOY DRIVE and you can buy a toy, donate or just send a holiday message virtually - from home, from work, from anywhere!

Between now and mid December Jan and the whole team here at wusa 9 will be bringing you stories about the people you can help. If you follow her on Twitter @JanJeffcoat you can get live twitter updates.

Police: Woman arrested for stabbing and killing victim

LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police have arrested a 32-year-old woman in connection to a murder last week.

Stefanie Anne Littlejohn, 30 was stabbed to death by Deanna Marie Parker. The incident happened at the 2400 block of Kent Village Place around 2:45 a.m. When Police arrived at the scene, Littlejohn was pronounced dead, suffering from trauma to her body, police said.

According to officials, an earlier argument between the two is what led to the murder. Parker is currently awaiting extradition to Prince George's County, officials said. 

Deer cause police officer crash & Metro delays

EDGEWATER, Md. (WUSA9) -- A deer caused an Anne Arundel County police officer to crash Saturday night, officials said.

It happened around 10:52 p.m. when Officer Adam Sanders was driving near the 100 block of Central Avenue.

Police say a deer suddenly emerged from the woods and ran into the passenger's side of the police vehicle, causing Officer Sanders to lose control and hit a telephone pole on the right shoulder.

The force of the crash caused the pole to break and drop wires onto the roadway, officials said.

Officer Sanders was transported by medic unit to Shock Trauma with non-life threatening injuries. He was treated and released from the hospital, officials said. 

The Traffic Safety Section is completing the investigation.

A deer also caused delays on the Blue Line after a train hit a dear near Addison Road in Prince George's County. 

Crash on Beltway near Rt 50

LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- Maryland State Police are on the scene of a crash on the inner loop of the Beltway near Route 50.

Mark Brady with Prince George's County Fire and Rescue says there are three injuries.

SKY9 was on the scene. We hope to have more information soon.