AP

Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia’s death at a private residence in the Big Bend area of South Texas. Scalia, 79, had retired for the evening and was found dead Saturday morning when he did not appear for breakfast. He was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1986.

In victory or dissent, Scalia was a man of strong opinions | Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death | President Obama extends condolences to Justice Antonin Scalia’s family | Fight night: Personal attacks, court debate for GOP hopefuls | Obama to nominate Scalia successor ‘in due time’
Latest
Local
Most Shared
  • No. 2 Maryland loses at home to Wisconsin, 70-57

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland tried just about everything to get the ball in the basket — driving to the hoop, shooting from the outside, working it inside and out. Nothing worked. The second-ranked…

  • WISCONSIN 70, No. 2 MARYLAND 57

    FG FT Reb WISCONSIN Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS Hayes 36 4-12 2-4 2-6 2 1 14 Happ 22 2-7 0-1 4-10 3 4 4 Brown 34 8-14 2-2 5-7 0 3 21…

  • WISCONSIN 70, No. 2 MARYLAND 57

    WISCONSIN (16-9) Hayes 4-12 2-4 14, Happ 2-7 0-1 4, Brown 8-14 2-2 21, Showalter 3-4 3-4 11, Koenig 4-13 5-7 16, Moesch 0-0 0-0 0, Hill 0-1 0-0 0, Thomas 1-2 0-0 2, Iverson…

  • ARCA Lucas Oil 200 Results

    Saturday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. With starting position in parenthesis, driver, hometown, type of car, laps completed, and reason out of race, if any: 1. (5) John Wes Townley, Watkinsville, Ga., Chevrolet,…

  • WISCONSIN 70, No. 2 MARYLAND 57

    FG FT Reb WISCONSIN Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS Brown 34 8-14 2-2 5-7 0 3 21 Koenig 36 4-13 5-7 0-6 5 2 16 Hayes 36 4-12 2-4 2-6 2 1 14…

  • WISCONSIN 70, No. 2 MARYLAND 57

    WISCONSIN (16-9) Brown 8-14 2-2 21, Koenig 4-13 5-7 16, Hayes 4-12 2-4 14, Showalter 3-4 3-4 11, Happ 2-7 0-1 4, Thomas 1-2 0-0 2, Iverson 1-1 0-0 2, Hill 0-1 0-0 0, Illikainen…

Sections

As FBI goes through evidence at refuge, town awaits normalcy

“People need to heal,” said Linda Gainer, owner of The Narrows restaurant and RV park. The business is jnear the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and counts on the dollars spent by birdwatchers and other tourists.

Pope gives tough love to Mexico’s political, church elite

Francis challenged church leaders known for their deference to Mexico’s wealthy and powerful to courageously denounce the “insidious threat” posed by the drug trade.

My Bloody Valentine offers fear, romance in Leesburg

Paxton Manor’s My Bloody Valentine event is trying to put the extreme in “extremely romantic” this Valentine’s Day weekend.

No. 2 Maryland loses at home to Wisconsin

After using a 28-5 run to go up 35-19, Wisconsin let the lead dwindle to six points with 10:48 remaining before pushing back.

Relax, don’t do it: ‘Zoolander 2′ script had freak gasoline accident

WTOP's Jason Fraley says temper your expectations. While cult favorite “Zoolander” offered hysterical gags, the remake veers into a downward unfunny spiral.

Ballston Mall demolition on track for May or June start

A number of stores, restaurants and the movie theater remain open, but the scene will be changing this spring, when work on the project to convert the aging mall to a modern shopping center begins.

Connolly to make push for higher federal pay raise

Legislation to boost federal workers pay by 5.3 percent is set to be introduced next week by Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va.

Stock Market Data delayed approx 15 min.

DOW +313.66 15,973.84
NASDAQ +70.68 4,337.51
S&P 500 +35.70 1,864.78