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  • Woman found pushing dead 3-year-old son in a swing

    LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says a woman was found in a La Plata park pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a swing. Spokeswoman Diane Richardson said in a news…

  • Caged-girl’s parents found guilty of neglect in son’s death

    GLOUCESTER, Va. (AP) — A judge has found a Gloucester County couple guilty of felony neglect and abuse in the death of their infant son. Media outlets reported that Gloucester Circuit Judge William Hamblen determined…

  • Climber dead after falling 80 feet in Green Canyon

    NORTH LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Officials have identified a rock climber who died after falling 80 feet in northern Utah’s Green Canyon near Logan. Cache County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Matt Bilodeau identified the climber Friday…

  • $5 billion budget adopted by Montgomery County Council

    WASHINGTON — Montgomery County’s Council adopted a $5.08 billion dollar budget for 2016 that includes $2.3 billion dollars for Montgomery County Public Schools. Montgomery College will get $309 million dollars under the budget approved by…

  • Court documents: Wint did not act alone

    WASHINGTON — Investigators say a Maryland man killed the chief executive of a local business while attempting to kidnap him for $40,000 and that he had help holding a D.C. family captive for almost a…

  • USS Harry S. Truman leaves shipyard following maintenance

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The Navy says the nuclear-powered USS Harry S. Truman has finished seven months of maintenance at a Virginia shipyard. The aircraft carrier left Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth on Friday. The…

  • Courthouse Restaurants Organize for Food Truck Restrictions

    The owners and managers of 12 restaurants centered around the Courthouse Metro station say local food trucks are severely impacting their restaurants. We’re told that representatives from Summers Restaurant, Guarapo, Me Jana, TNR Cafe, Afghan Kabob House, Subway,…

  • Fredericksburg police release video of taser, pepper spray incident

    WASHINGTON — Newly released police body camera videos show a Fredericksburg police officer use his Taser and pepper spray on a motionless, silent driver who was having a medical emergency. That officer, Shaun Jurgens, resigned…

  • Open Houses This Weekend in Reston

    Looking for a new home? Even on a holiday weekend, there are plenty of open houses (note, not all are on Sunday). For complete real estate information, visit Reston Now’s Real Estate section. 1421 Northgate…

  • Biggio helps Notre Dame beat Virginia 8-2 at ACC tourney

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Cavan Biggio hit a two-run triple to help Notre Dame beat Virginia 8-2 on Friday at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament. The son of upcoming Hall of Fame inductee Craig…

  • Md. officials seek escaped prisoner

    WASHINGTON — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a prisoner who escaped a prison in the county Friday, and the search for him is causing a large police presence. The sheriff’s department says 20-year-old…

  • Memorial Day events

    Saturday The annual Sharpsburg Memorial Day Commemoration is scheduled to take place Saturday. Events begin with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Town Hall at 11 a.m., followed by the annual Memorial Day parade at 1:30…

  • Man flees empty-handed after robbery attempt in Delaware

    MILLSBORO, Md. (AP) — Delaware State Police are looking for a man who tried to rob a Millsboro convenience store at gunpoint but fled empty-handed. It happened about 7:50 a.m. Wednesday at the Shore Stop…

  • A go-kart roller coaster takes off in Ocean City

    Combine a go-kart track with a roller coaster and you’d wind up something like the Cyclone.

  • Memorial Day closings

    Monday is Memorial Day and a federal holiday. The business offices of The Frederick News-Post will be closed Monday. Circulation customer service will be available from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. City of Frederick City…