This long weekend will be full of Valentine’s kisses, Chinese New Year celebrations, and President’s Day remembrances. Here are some things to do in the D.C. area.
A bill approved by the state senate would change the law so a reckless driving charge automatically applies to all drivers clocked going faster than 85 mph on any Virginia road, instead of the existing 80 mph limit.
A three-day weekend is here. And it’s going to be freezing cold all weekend. Sounds like a great opportunity to stay inside and watch some Netflix with your valentine, your roommates or anyone else who…
The embattled president of a Catholic university in Emmitsburg, Maryland, says he’s reinstating two faculty members he fired this week amid an uproar over a plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail and offer them refunds if they chose to leave.
The man accused in the death of a Montgomery County police officer has been ordered held on a $250,000 cash bond.
A high-profile Philadelphia defense attorney has been indicted in Maryland on charges of taking part in a large drug-dealing organization.
Maryland State Police say a Virginia woman has died after the car in which she was riding hit a snow plow.
Customs and Border Protection officials say possible whale bones were found in the luggage of a passenger who flew into BWI Airport from Iceland.
The Latest on the turmoil at Mount St. Mary’s University after an uproar over the president’s plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail and offer them tuition refunds.
PULASKI, Va. (AP) — The mother of a Virginia boy found dead in a septic tank has been convicted of neglect and abuse. The Roanoke Times reports (http://bit.ly/1PIitIO) that 31-year-old Ashley White was found guilty…
The source of the oil sheen that left dozens of birds covered in oil has been found.
Police have confirmed that 14 children were victimized by a volunteer aide who worked at Judge Sylvania Woods Elementary School in Prince George’s County. Among the victims, was a 10-year-old child who was sexually assaulted in a bathroom at the school, court documents say.
The Baltimore Orioles have hired Joe McIlvaine as senior adviser of player personnel.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s Senate president is calling for civility after Democrats received what he called “the most vicious hate mail you can possibly imagine” in the aftermath of overriding the Republican governor’s veto.…
Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore has announced that he has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.
A jury has found former Alexandria resident Charles Severance guilty of murder charges in the shooting deaths of three prominent city residents.
More than 100 sunken ships offer a place for marine life to live in Maryland. (Photos)
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