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Tom Petty-inspired event aims to help musicians in need

Non-profit Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians is hosting an event where musicians play Tom Petty songs and other pieces inspired by Petty as a way to raise money for its mission to help musicians in need.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:08pm EDT

Walkersville Community Park assaults may have connection

There are similarities between a November 2013 sexual assault in Frederick County and one that occurred on April 6 in the same area, Maryland State Police say.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 05:08pm EDT

Ovechkin says Capitals are in 'middle of nowhere'

'Middle of nowhere': Ovechkin's Capitals do not make any moves 1st day after missing playoffs

Monday - 04/14/2014, 04:56pm EDT

Md. governor signs pot decriminalization bill

Maryland governor signs pot bill, state becomes 17th in US to decriminalize marijuana

Monday - 04/14/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Reston among Va.'s fastest growing cities

The financial website Nerd Wallet says Reston is No. 8 among the fastest-growing cities in Virginia.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Police in missing Va. teen case search area

Reports say search under way in central near home of suspect in Va. teenager's disappearance

Monday - 04/14/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Ex-Homeland Security official accused in W.Va.

Former Homeland Security official from Va. indicted on credit card charges in W.Va.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 03:51pm EDT

Mix cherry blossoms, warm weather for blooming Metro ridership

Nearly double the average number of riders crowded onto Metro trains this Saturday for the cherry blossom festival.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 03:27pm EDT

Clarendon named the Washington's 'Best Neighborhood for Millennials'

Clarendon has been named the Washington, D.C. area's "best neighborhood for millennials."

Monday - 04/14/2014, 03:25pm EDT

Warm weather brings uptick in rabies cases

The warmer weather has brought an increase in rabies cases, including rabid cats. Health officials says this is a good time to make sure your dog or cat's rabies vaccination is up-to-date.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 03:17pm EDT

Ex-Gore worker faces trade secret charges

Former WL Gore chemical engineer charged with attempting to steal trade secrets

Monday - 04/14/2014, 03:10pm EDT

O'Malley signs pot decriminalization bill

Governor signs pot decriminalization bill, despite prosecutors' protests that it's too lenient

Monday - 04/14/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Va. Dems get new director

The Virginia Democratic Party's newest executive director is set to start this week, two months after being fired from a similar post in North Carolina.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Anti-tax group praises Va. House speaker

Americans for Tax Reform is applauding House Speaker William J. Howell for his opposition to Medicaid expansion.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:49pm EDT

Altria sells idled NC cigarette plant for $68.5M

The owner of the nation's biggest tobacco company, Philip Morris USA, has sold a North Carolina cigarette plant it idled in 2009.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:44pm EDT

Neurological disease confirmed in Va. horse

Neurological disease caused by virus confirmed in horse from Northern Virginia

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:41pm EDT

Congressional report presses for e-cigarette rules

A new congressional report says concerns about electronic cigarettes underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:36pm EDT

Paris Hilton coming to D.C.'s Echostage in May

Hotel heiress Paris Hilton will DJ a set May 9 at Echostage, the Northeast D.C. venue that has been drawing crowds high-profile electronic music shows for the past year and a half.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:34pm EDT

FBI identifies man shot, killed in Owings Mills

The FBI is identifying a man officials say was shot and killed by agents last week in a shopping area in Owings Mills.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:32pm EDT

Va. man drowns while trying to retrieve car keys

Nassawadox man drowns while trying to retrieve car keys from water

Monday - 04/14/2014, 12:50pm EDT
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