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Officer asks dog killing charges be reconsidered

Baltimore officer asks prosecutors to reconsider charges in cutting dog's throat

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 09:10am EDT

Report: County nixes deal for optimal Bethesda Purple Line station

The County Council this week agreed with County Executive Isiah Leggett not to provide financial assistance to a developer who would tear down the Apex Building and allow for a better Bethesda Purple Line station underneath.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 09:10am EDT

Fairfax County superintendent to present plan for later school start time

The issue of later school start times is about to be resolved in the largest public school system in the D.C.-Baltimore metropolitan area after more than a decade of debate.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 08:42am EDT

Strong rip currents kill 2 men in Ocean City

Ocean City Beach Patrol says both men drowned because of strong rip currents. Swimming restrictions in Ocean City are now in place.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:52am EDT

Florida student dies from meningitis

A Florida student attending Georgetown University has died from meningitis.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:51am EDT

Delaware casino owner owes back taxes

While gambling industry officials are asking Delaware lawmakers for financial help, a company controlled by Delaware Park owner Bill Rickman owes more than $5,000 in delinquent business taxes.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:50am EDT

Baltimore mayor denounces officer's actions

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is criticizing an officer after surveillance video surfaced showing him repeatedly punching a man.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:49am EDT

U.S. judge in W.Va. delays gay-marriage ruling

A federal judge in West Virginia has delayed ruling on a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:45am EDT

D.C. mom held in 3-year-old son's beating death

A judge has ordered that a D.C. mother charged in the beating death of her 3-year-old son remain jailed.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:43am EDT

Hogan to hold news conference on campaign

Republican Larry Hogan is scheduled to hold a news conference to talk about his campaign for governor of Maryland.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:40am EDT

Va. DMV cranking out birth certificates

Virginia is celebrating a baby boom of sorts. It's seeing a lot of birth certificates, above 50,000 this month.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:38am EDT

Two from Va. admit role in passport fraud scheme

Two Roanoke residents arrested in Washington, D.C., on suspicion of passport fraud have admitted their guilt.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:33am EDT

Va. offering storm surge map for coastal areas

Virginia emergency management officials have created a new tool to help coastal residents assess the risks of rising water in a storm surge.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:31am EDT

Blue Jays thumped by Orioles again, 6-1

The Toronto Blue Jays staggered out of Camden Yards, their playoff chances whittled down to a mere mathematical possibility after a spirit-crushing sweep at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:30am EDT

Fan heckling Harper in Atlanta ejected by umpire

Umpire Tim Welke heard a foul-mouthed fan heckling Bryce Harper and decided it was time for the man to go.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:29am EDT

Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

When one NFL player's football career was cut short because he needed a kidney transplant, his older brother, whose organ was good match, quit the Ravens and donated his kidney to his 31-year-old brother.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:26am EDT

Nationals give Treinen start against Braves

One day after clinching the NL East title, the Washington Nationals have given right-hander Blake Treinen a fill-in start against the Atlanta Braves.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:22am EDT

Traffic expected to change in the next 25 years

Hate your morning commute already? It's not likely to improve and conditions could worsen as millions move to the area.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:11am EDT

Police: Missing Rockville man last believed to be in Bethesda

PJelani Perry, photo via MCPolice are looking for help finding a missing Rockville man last believed to be in the Hampden Lane area earlier Wednesday.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:10am EDT

D.C. Drug Court celebrates its latest graduates

For all the participants getting their diplomas, this ceremony meant they were clean and sober.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:58am EDT
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