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  • Toddler struck by car in Temple Hills; in critical condition

    WASHINGTON — A toddler is in critical condition tonight after being hit by a car in Temple Hills. The Prince George’s County police say it happened at about 5:30 p.m. Saint Barnabas and Stamp Roads. ABC7’s…

  • WASHINGTON — Hunters for the Hungry is appealing to gun owners with a good shot to help feed the needy this holiday season. The nonprofit based in Virginia says deer meat donations are down by…

  • Neighbor talks about shooting before NYPD killings

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The ex-girlfriend of the man who ambushed two NYPD officers screamed for help after she was shot, banged on a neighbor’s door and said: “I can’t die like this, please please…

  • Fairfax Co. judge orders release of evidence in fatal police shooting

    WASHINGTON – A judge has ordered Fairfax County to release documents and evidence related to a fatal police shooting, currently under investigation by the Justice Department. Fairfax Circuit Court Judge Randy Bellows granted a motion…

  • Former Roanoke investment adviser sentenced

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A former Roanoke investment adviser has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for wire fraud and tax evasion. Donna J. Tucker also was ordered Monday to pay more than…

  • What to expect from the weather this Christmas

    WASHINGTON — Winter started officially at 6:03 p.m. EST on Sunday. Although it feels like winter on Monday (it doesn’t really look like it out there though with this rain), it is going to feel…

  • Md. restaurant gives away portion of proceeds to victims of plane crash

    GAITHERSBURG –  It was one of the busiest lunch rushes in recent memory at Dogfish Head Alehouse and for very good reason. Both regulars and first-time diners were there to get in on a gift…

  • Mistrial declared in man’s 2nd trial in slaying of NC teen

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A second trial for a man accused of killing a North Carolina teenager has ended in a mistrial. Baltimore Circuit Judge John Addison Howard declared the mistrial Monday at the request of…

  • Park at Dulles with Big Discount Through Jan. 5

    Flying out of town through Dulles International Airport this holiday season? You can save lots of money on airport parking through Jan. 5. Dulles is offering 50 percent off the daily parking rate at the…

  • Government Contracting Incubator Launches in Crystal City

    Editor’s Note: Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow.com, Startup Monday is a weekly column that profiles Arlington-based startups and their founders. The Ground Floor, Monday’s office space for young companies in Rosslyn, is now open. The Metro-accessible space features a…

  • Va. health officials report 2 flu deaths

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — State health officials say two preschool-age children have died from the flu recently in eastern Virginia. According to media outlets, information about the deaths was reported Monday to the Centers for…

  • Appeals court strikes down NC abortion law

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A North Carolina law requiring abortion providers to show and describe an ultrasound to the pregnant woman is “ideological in intent” and violates doctors’ free-speech rights, a federal appeals court ruled…

  • Random Inspections Show It’s Easy For Underage To Buy Cigarettes In Maryland

    Almost 32 percent of Maryland retailers part of a random inspection sold cigarettes to those under the age of 18, a result the state’s top health official called “embarrassing.” The state’s Department of Health and…

  • Local Woof: January is Train Your Dog Month

    Editor’s Note: The Local Woof is a column that’s sponsored and written by the staff of Woofs! Dog Training Center. Woofs! has full-service dog training, boarding, and daycare facilities, near Shirlington and Ballston. The Association of Pet Dog Trainers…

  • Former DoD official gets prison for sex offense in Va.

    STAUNTON, Va. (AP) — A former Department of Defense official has been sentenced in Virginia to five years in prison after his conviction on charges he attempted to have sex with a minor. Dan Haendel…