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  • 8 people, puppy displaced by Rockville fire

    A total of eight people including four children were displaced from their home after a fire broke out Friday night. It happened on Paul Drive in Rockville, Maryland.  Montgomery County Fire’s Spokesman Pete Piringer says…

  • Va. teen killed by hit-and-run driver on way to school

    WASHINGTON —  There was an emotional search in the Winchester, Virginia area Friday night for a hit-and-run driver who left a 15-year-old boy dead on his way to school, ABC 7 reports. Tristan Long, a sophomore…

  • Kehres takes some blame after latest Stagg Bowl loss

    SALEM, Va. (AP) — Vince Kehres has been a head coach for 30 games in his career, and part of the staff at Mount Union for 10 of its 11 national championships. He doesn’t have…

  • New video shows Rice and fiancee in aftermath of punch

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A video released Friday shows Ray Rice’s then-fiancee crying and kissing him while they are both handcuffed and being taken to jail by police officers after Rice punched her in…

  • Wis-Whitewater beats Mount Union for D-III title

    SALEM, Va. (AP) — Matt Behrendt was the overshadowed quarterback again. Until they played the game. The Wisconsin-Whitewater senior threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns and the Warhawks continued their mastery of Mount Union…

  • What’s next for Vince Gray? Tough question

    WASHINGTON — Like any mayor, Vince Gray has faced some zingers, ranging from questions about school boundaries to his involvement in a so-called shadow campaign in the 2010 election. One of the questions he battles…

  • Possible Norovirus Outbreak at Long Branch Elementary

    School and health department officials are investigating a possible norovirus outbreak at Long Branch Elementary School. At least 20 students went to the school clinic Friday because of nausea or vomiting, according to Arlington Dept. of…

  • Presidential fumble: It’s Franco, not Flacco

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Call it a Presidential fumble: Barack Obama mistakenly used the last name of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco when referring to actor James Franco in a speech Friday. Lashing out at Sony…

  • UVa. leaders lash out at magazine, announce new changes

    WASHINGTON — The University of Virginia’s leaders are lashing out at Rolling Stone and promising new, more specific changes in the wake of the article detailing an alleged gang-rape in a fraternity house that the…

  • Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps avoided jail time on Friday when a judge placed him on probation for pleading guilty to a drunken driving charge for the second time in 10…

  • Suspected Honduran drug kingpins extradited to US

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two Honduran brothers suspected of running one of the world’s largest drug-trafficking rings have been extradited to the U.S. and charged in federal court. The Valle Valle (VYE’-ay VYE’-ay) brothers, 42-year-old…

  • Woman killed in crash of car, tow-truck in Maryland

    FAIRMOUNT HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County Police say a woman was killed when the car she was driving crashed into the back of a tow truck in Fairmount Heights. It happened about 9:50…

  • Holmes Norton spills the horrible truth about Stephen Colbert

    WASHINGTON — A veritable who’s-who of political and entertainment figures serenaded Stephen Colbert on Thursday night’s finale of “The Colbert Report,” including D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton: Norton spoke with WTOP on Friday about her…

  • U. Va. Board chair decries ‘drive-by journalism’

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The chairman of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors ripped into Rolling Stone magazine Friday, saying the magazine unfairly tarnished the school’s image with a piece of “drive-by journalism,” hurt…

  • School Board Approves Plan to Move H-B Woodlawn

    (Updated at 5:15 p.m.) The Arlington School Board voted last night to move the H-B Woodlawn program from its home on Vacation Lane to the Wilson School site in Rosslyn. The Wilson School, which preservationists launched…