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Study: Virginia is the nation’s most patriotic state

Virginia ranks third in military engagement and fifth in civic engagement, according to WalletHub. The commonwealth has the fourth most veterans per capita.

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  • Search remains in 2013 death of boy struck by stray bullet

    CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Investigators are still looking for evidence to determine who fired the weapon that claimed the life of a 7-year-old Chesterfield County boy almost two years ago. Multiple media outlets report Brendon…

  • Think outside the bottle: Make cocktails with wine for your summer soirées

    Wine’s versatility doesn’t stop at a popped cork and a generous pour — wine can be used as a key ingredient in a number of luscious cocktails. (Recipes)

  • Funding falling into place for Sweet Briar College

    SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — The initial pieces of a rescue plan for Sweet Briar College are falling into place. Saving Sweet Briar Inc. says it has collected more than $2.5 million in alumnae donations…

  • Md. officials continue crackdown on illegal crabbing

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s Natural Resources Police say they’re continuing a crackdown on illegal crabbing that began last year. Tuesday’s announcement in Annapolis marks the second year of a campaign dubbed, “Don’t Get Pinched.”…

  • Police: Teen fleeing scene of assault falls from Ocean City hotel window

    WASHINGTON — Police in Ocean City, Maryland say a teen is in stable condition after falling out a hotel window while attempting to flee the scene of an assault Sunday night. According to police, 18-year-old…

  • Police identify woman killed in Gaithersburg crash

    WASHINGTON — Montgomery County police have identified the victim of a deadly crash as a 61-year-old Rockville resident. The crash happened along Shady Grove Road in Gaithersburg on Saturday, June 27. According to police, a…

  • Norris gives up 4 HRs as Orioles lose to Rangers 8-1

    BALTIMORE (AP) — On a night when Bud Norris gave up a career high-tying four home runs, the Orioles’ right-hander labored through six innings. That, unfortunately for Baltimore, was the best that could be said…

  • D.C. council to vote on expansion of police body camera program

    WASHINGTON — A plan to expand the District’s police body camera program to include all patrol officers could be delayed after a vote by the city council on Tuesday. An amendment sponsored by council member Kenyan McDuffie would…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Southern Maryland 36 27 .571 — Sugar Land 33 32 .508 4 Lancaster 26 38 .406 10½ York 23 41 .359 13½ Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Somerset…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Southern Maryland 36 27 .571 — Sugar Land 33 32 .508 4 Lancaster 26 38 .406 10½ York 23 41 .359 13½ Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Somerset…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Southern Maryland 36 26 .581 — Sugar Land 33 32 .508 4½ Lancaster 26 38 .406 11 York 23 41 .359 14 Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Somerset…

  • Ex-special ed teacher pleads guilty to possessing child porn

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A former special education teacher has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. Sixty-one-year-old Peter Flynn of Silver Spring entered the plea Monday in federal court in Greenbelt. If the court accepts…

  • Maryland man sentenced for exporting firearms to Pakistan

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A pizza shop owner has been sentenced to two years in prison for exporting semi-automatic rifles, parts and accessories to Pakistan. Thirty-five-year-old Kamran Ashfaq Malik of Upper Marlboro was sentenced Monday in…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Southern Maryland 36 26 .581 — Sugar Land 33 31 .516 4 Lancaster 26 37 .413 10½ York 22 41 .349 14½ Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Somerset…

  • Woman dies after fire in Baltimore County home

    HAMPTON VILLAGE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police and fire officials say a woman has died after being rescued from a fire in her home. Authorities the fire was reported about 7:35 a.m. Sunday in…