Police in California’s capital city say the stabbing of a U.S. airman hailed as a hero for helping stop a gunman on a French train came after a fight near a bar. It doesn’t appear to be a random act, authorities say.
With no warning, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew Thursday from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House, shocking fellow Republicans just before voting was to begin and plunging Congress into chaos.
The child visited a number of locations, including the Costco in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County, and may have exposed others to measles, which is a highly contagious respiratory disease.
A fire on Sept. 21 destroyed one transformer and damaged two others. But Metro says the damage to the other two is not as bad as previously thought.
It was shaping up to be an excellent fall foliage season, WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath says, but now the area has suffered a setback. Find out what happened, and when to expect to see some brilliant fall color.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys for accused killer Charles Severance painted a picture of two very different men in their initial statements to a Fairfax County jury: one fueled by anger and mistrust, the other a history-loving man who struggled with a mental disorder.
Around 17 aircraft will be part of the flyover on Friday.
WASHINGTON — A Silver Alert was issued Thursday night for a missing 83-year-old woman in Frederick County, Maryland. According to the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, Larue Harman Wetherald was last seen around 8:30 p.m. Thursday…
WASHINGTON — As the temperature drops and the leaves change colors, autumn’s arrival is hard to deny. The air may be cooling, but there are plenty of reasons to grab a coat and go out to…
WASHINGTON — The hits just keep on coming for Robert Griffin III, even when he’s not on the field. Despite his NFL struggles, RGIII was probably one of the best players Baylor University has seen,…
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a man has been indicted on murder charges in the fatally shooting of a man in Salisbury. A Wicomico County grand jury returned an indictment Monday against…
A unique ecosystem has developed around dozens of sunken ships in the Potomac River. (Photos)
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