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  • Prince George’s Co. police seek missing girl, 14

    WASHINGTON — Prince George’s County police are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl Friday morning. On Thursday, police said they are searching for 14-year-old Cecilia Ivy Guzman. She was last seen in the 7100 block…

  • Power outage in Northeast D.C.

    WASHINGTON — About 1,100 Pepco customers are without electricity in wide swath of Northeast D.C. Pepco spokesman Frank Tedesco says the outage started around 2:04 a.m. An underground equipment failure is to blame. Pepco expects power to…

  • Jury recommends 8 years for Virginia woman in twins’ deaths

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Brunswick County jury has recommended an eight-year prison term for a suburban Richmond woman convicted of two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of her twins after she gave…

  • 30 is the new 40 when it comes to home runs these days

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Whether it’s steroid testing, all those power arms in the bullpen or a lower strike zone, baseballs just aren’t flying out of the park like they did a decade or two…

  • The Latest: Germanwings sets up family assistance center

    10:25 a.m. (0925 GMT, 5:25 a.m.) Germanwings says it is setting up a family assistance center in Marseille for relatives of the 150 people killed when one of its planes crashed in the French Alps.…

  • Saudi airstrikes in Yemen target rebel stronghold in north

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi Arabia bombed the northern stronghold of Yemen’s Shiite rebels and other key military installations on Friday as a coalition led by the Gulf kingdom carried out airstrikes for a second…

  • Home of co-pilot searched amid depression reports

    BERLIN (AP) _ Police have searched the homes of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in two German cities in search of an explanation for why he may have crashed a passenger plane into the French Alps, killing…

  • Sierra Leoneans stay home in final push to stop Ebola

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone’s 6 million people are being confined to their homes for three days beginning Friday as the West African nation resorts again to a sweeping shutdown in a final…

  • Nigerian leader urges peaceful vote amid electoral violence

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan is urging his nation to vote peacefully and accept results of Saturday’s presidential election, which analysts say will be the tightest in the nation’s history. Jonathan said…

  • Germany hunts for co-pilot motive amid depression reports

    BERLIN (AP) — Police have searched the homes of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in two German cities in search of an explanation for why he may have crashed a passenger plane into the French Alps, killing…

  • Thanks to Our Sponsors and Advertisers

    On Fridays we take a moment to thank our sponsors and advertisers. Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the business community for the vibrant region. The Avant, new luxury rentals in the heart of Reston Town Center.…

  • Just Listed in Arlington

    Just Listed highlights Arlington properties that just came on the market within the past week. This feature is written and sponsored by Team Cathell, “Your Orange Line Specialists.” It’s been a great week for buyers in…

  • McAuliffe expected to announce ethics legislation amendments Friday

    WASHINGTON — Virginia’s controversial ethics legislation could face a new fight in a few weeks, as Gov. Terry McAuliffe is expected to announce his amendments to the legislation Friday morning. The governor told WRVA-AM in…

  • D.C. firefighter faces weapons charges

    WASHINGTON – A D.C. firefighter was arrested Wednesday on weapons charges, the third District firefighter arrested in less than a month. NBC Washington reports that Andre Watson, a rookie firefighter, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after…

  • Russian military TV station offers job to Jeremy Clarkson

    MOSCOW (AP) — A television station owned by the Russian defense ministry is offering a job to former “Top Gear” host Jeremy Clarkson. The BBC announced Wednesday that it wouldn’t renew Clarkson’s contract after a…