A communication breakdown is being blamed for last week’s red-signal run by a Metro train that caused one train to stop less than 200 feet from another train carrying passengers.
This may be a busy weekend at local burn units. The problem isn’t fire — it’s the extreme cold that is blanketing the region.
Metro Transit Police officers will get high visibility vests and make other changes to help riders feel safer following a recent string of high-profile assaults.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered disputed numbers behind his plan for a government-financed health system. A look…
The District of Columbia will begin deploying about 200 plows by noon Friday based on weather reports that call for up to half an inch of snow before midnight.
Paxton Manor’s My Bloody Valentine event is trying to put the extreme in “extremely romantic” this Valentine’s Day weekend.
The National Park Service says $5.3 million in preservation funding is heading to 17 Civil War battlefields, primarily in Virginia
Police have identified and charged a 52-year-old man who they say fired a shot at Reston Hospital Center in Fairfax County earlier this week.
A maintenance barn was destroyed late Thursday in a fire at a Maryland country club.
Comptroller Peter Franchot will discuss ongoing efforts to fight tax fraud and identity theft at tax preparation businesses.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Virginia has reached the College World Series four of the last seven years, finished as the runner-up in 2014 and as national champion in 2015. Unlike Texas coach Augie Garrido, who…
History buffs and admirers of Abraham Lincoln who want to mark the 207th anniversary of his birth can attend a wreath-laying at the Lincoln Memorial.
People packed a D.C. Council hearing Thursday to speak for and against a controversial plan to provide several weeks of paid time off for residents.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Coming off a rare Big Ten loss, No. 5 Maryland couldn’t wait to get back on the basketball court. Purdue had the misfortune of being the next team on the…
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Brandan Stith scored 17 points and collected 11 rebounds as Old Dominion used a strong second half to post a 67-47 win over North Texas Thursday night. Old Dominion (14-10, 7-4…
EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Junior Robinson pushed Mount St. Mary’s ahead with five of his career-high 26 points in the final minute and the Mountaineers beat Sacred Heart 66-61 on Thursday night. Robinson’s 3-point play…
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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