Right-hander Doug Fister could join the Nationals in about three weeks.
A judge says former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell can keep some court filings from the public, but not from prosecutors in his public corruption case.
A group of law students at Washington and Lee University is demanding the school banish the Confederate flag from its Lexington campus and repudiate one of its namesakes, Gen. Robert E. Lee.
The Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a judge's decision rejecting a conservative group's attempt to obtain a former University of Virginia climate researcher's emails.
Howard County police chief announces retirement after 30 years in law enforcement
The Washington area is used to getting carded: federal buildings, downtown offices and military facilities -- all require some ID.
DC Council sues mayor in effort to give city more control over local budget
Boy, 17, charged in apparently random shooting of vehicle carrying 3 in Cascade, Md.
3 Democratic gubernatorial candidates to appear at Baltimore-area forums
Two members of the U.S. Supreme Court will discuss the court's role in interpreting the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment.
2 juveniles, 7 other people injured in Virginia Beach wreck
Gov. Terry McAuliffe replaces 5 members of Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners
Each month since August of last year, a baby has died from child abuse in Montgomery County. It's prompting county health officials to reach out to parents, they say, may be unaware they're hurting their kids.
Those wondering whether the cold winter would kill off the invasive northern snakehead fish, the answer is no.
A baby squirrel is becoming the latest Internet star in the nation's capital.
Crews rescue 2 Washington & Lee students who got lost while hiking in wilderness area
Harrisonburg man pleads guilty to bilking investors out of more than $1 million
The FBI is seeking a man who they say is responsible for three bank robberies in the area and they are offering thousands of dollars for information that leads to his arrest.
A family is safe but fire destroyed their Waldorf, Md. home Monday morning.
A sloth bear cub and a seal pup at the National Zoo have new names, the zoo announced.
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