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Nats' Fister throws 2 innings at extended spring

Right-hander Doug Fister could join the Nationals in about three weeks.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 09:21pm EDT

Judge: Ex-gov can't keep filings from prosecutors

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.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 09:02pm EDT

Students object to Confederate flags on Va. campus

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.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Va. justices: Academic emails can be withheld

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.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 08:35pm EDT

Howard County police chief announces retirement

Howard County police chief announces retirement after 30 years in law enforcement

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:12pm EDT

Answers about Maryland and Virginia drivers' licenses

The Washington area is used to getting carded: federal buildings, downtown offices and military facilities -- all require some ID.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:35pm EDT

DC Council sues mayor over budget autonomy law

DC Council sues mayor in effort to give city more control over local budget

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Western Md. teen charged in shooting of vehicle

Boy, 17, charged in apparently random shooting of vehicle carrying 3 in Cascade, Md.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Dems to appear at gubernatorial forums

3 Democratic gubernatorial candidates to appear at Baltimore-area forums

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Watch live: Scalia, Bader Ginsburg to talk First Amendment

Two members of the U.S. Supreme Court will discuss the court's role in interpreting the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:13pm EDT

2 killed, 7 injured in Virginia Beach wreck

2 juveniles, 7 other people injured in Virginia Beach wreck

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:08pm EDT

McAuliffe shakes up Va. Port Authority board

Gov. Terry McAuliffe replaces 5 members of Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 04:54pm EDT

Child abuse increasing in Montgomery County

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.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Hey fisherman: The snakeheads are back!

Those wondering whether the cold winter would kill off the invasive northern snakehead fish, the answer is no.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 04:03pm EDT

Baby squirrel becomes an instant star on social media

A baby squirrel is becoming the latest Internet star in the nation's capital.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 01:58pm EDT

2 W&L students rescued after getting lost hiking

Crews rescue 2 Washington & Lee students who got lost while hiking in wilderness area

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 01:22pm EDT

Va. man pleads guilty to bilking investors

Harrisonburg man pleads guilty to bilking investors out of more than $1 million

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 01:22pm EDT

FBI seeks suspect in Montgomery County, D.C. bank robberies (Photos)

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.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:45pm EDT

Charcoal grill causes fire that guts Waldorf home (Video)

A family is safe but fire destroyed their Waldorf, Md. home Monday morning.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:27am EDT

National Zoo names two baby animals

A sloth bear cub and a seal pup at the National Zoo have new names, the zoo announced.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 10:24am EDT
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