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Fraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tying

A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the Southern college that was all-white at the time.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:44pm EDT

Md. gubernatorial candidates clash on economic policy

All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about exactly how much.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:43pm EDT

Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial in DC

Lawyer: Man who accused Chris Brown, bodyguard of punching him trying to 'get rich'

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 10:31pm EDT

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
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