A Virginia Department of Corrections program is training nonviolent offenders for a career in wastewater treatment.
More than $850,000 in matching grant money is headed to 46 local tourism initiatives to help regional tourism officials attract more visitors.
Busch Gardens removed some props from their Halloween attractions after people in Virginia complained about decapitated heads, the theme park said Thursday.
Already the NL East champions, the Washington Nationals are now totally focused on another race.
Maryland and the new owner of the old Bethlehem Steel mill site have signed an agreement to clean up the Baltimore County site and clear the way for redevelopment.
resident Barack Obama has nominated Elizabeth K. Dillon for the bench of the U.S. District Court for the western district of Virginia.
A new poll shows that District of Columbia residents favor legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.
DeSean Jackson wore a white visor instead of a helmet to practice. He sat on the stationary bicycle while his Washington Redskins teammates were stretching. Instead of pedaling, he slowly worked the handlebars back and forth, keeping the muscles loose in his sprained left shoulder.
Before NHL training camps kicked into full gear Friday, a group of Wounded Warriors played a different kind of hockey game.
As cold weather nears, gardening habits start to shift.
So you'll have some decisions to make next time you take the road.
Officials say a vaccine isn't needed at this time.
Baltimore church damaged in 3-alarm fire; no one is injured
DC mayoral candidates clash over education policy during first general-election debate
An 18-year-old from Montgomery County is suing the county and the estate of a man who masqueraded as a school psychologist for more than a decade.
Plenty of talk but little action in Virginia special Medicaid session
Garber says Chivas USA might not play in 2015; MLS fines Arena $20,000 for critical comments
2 men arrested in 1996 killing of 19-year-old in Washington
During the special session, Del. Michael Futrell offered a passionate plea for expanded Medicaid.
Poison experts say more and more adolescents are trying to boost workouts or balance school, jobs and sleep with homemade energy drinks made with caffeine powder that can provide lethal doses of caffeine to unaware users.
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