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U.S. Park Police release sketch of suspected sexual assaulter

Police release a sketch of a suspect who sexually assaulted a woman in a park near Georgetown University.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 03:27pm EDT

Boy, 6, gets hand caught in escalator

He was released from the hospital after getting his hand stuck at the bottom of an escalator handrail inside a Prince George's County mall on Thursday.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 03:24pm EDT

FBI: Suspect in 1976 killings has LA-area roots

FBI says man suspected of killing his family in 1976 has Southern California roots

Friday - 04/18/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Gatorade's new commercial is "Fierce" (Video)

Gatorade's new commercial for the "Fierce" line lives up to its name.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 02:43pm EDT

Md. warns of possible bacteria in porridge product

Md. health officials warn of possible dangerous bacteria in porridge product

Friday - 04/18/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Polar vortex has lead to a pollen vortex

The pollen count was above 1,000 last weekend. A count of 75 is considered high.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Montgomery Co. chief: Officers won't ignore illegal substances

The Maryland legislature last week decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana. But don't expect police officers to ignore it -- says Montgomery County's chief of police.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 01:02pm EDT

Man dies in McLean crash

A man died when a vehicle struck a tree in McLean, Va. early Friday.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 12:56pm EDT

Sheriff seeks brighter lights on western Md. road

Sheriff seeks brighter lighting on Hagerstown, Md., street where 2 pedestrians were killed

Friday - 04/18/2014, 11:49am EDT

Osprey nest removed from traffic cam location near Bay Bridge

A pair of federally protected birds built a home in front of a Maryland highway camera along the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, but efforts to relocate their nest Friday morning led to its destruction.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 11:41am EDT

Northwest Va. meeting to focus on heroin use

Citing alarming heroin use increase, community meeting in Winchester to discuss solutions

Friday - 04/18/2014, 11:20am EDT

Parents' suit against Md. private school dismissed

Judge dismisses parents' suit alleging school didn't help son, jeopardized college career

Friday - 04/18/2014, 10:50am EDT

McAuliffe alters felons' voting rights procedures

McAuliffe announces changes to help more Virginia felons regain voting rights

Friday - 04/18/2014, 10:47am EDT

All-female country-rock band to rock Jammin Java

Antigone Rising performs Saturday night at Jammin Java.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 09:09am EDT

Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough

First lady says a high school diploma is not enough, tours Howard U. campus with students

Friday - 04/18/2014, 09:02am EDT

Judge agrees to prevent removal of charity bins

Judge agrees to block removal of charity bins in Michigan community after nonprofit challenge

Friday - 04/18/2014, 08:40am EDT

Trying to firm up Washington's sagging office market

There is an influx of office space in Washington, and leasing those empty offices isn't easy. But there are some developers that have started work on high-end office locales, even before a tenant has been found.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 07:58am EDT

Smithsonian's T. rex has ties to famous scientist

The dinosaur skeleton known as "The Nation's T.Rex," which is now located in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, is famous for being one of the most complete fossils of its kind ever discovered. Also, it has ties to a famous scientist.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 07:39am EDT

Dozer, viral half-marathon dog, raises funds for cancer research

Three years ago Dozer stunned racers at the Maryland Half Marathon. Since then, the Goldendoodle has been on a mission to raise money for cancer research.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 07:15am EDT
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James River Coal wants to auction off business

James River Coal wants to auction off all or parts of business in July

Friday - 04/18/2014, 07:04am EDT
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