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O'Malley won't run for Mikulski's seat

For more than a year, the former Maryland governor has explored what looks today to be a longshot bid for the Democratic Party’s nomination in 2016. Now, he's turned down a second option -- Sen. Barbara Mikulski's seat.

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  • D.C. bill would let breweries serve outside

    WASHINGTON – Local beer and spirits makers are hoping to take it outside. A bill introduced Tuesday in the D.C. Council would give breweries and distilleries some fresh air and larger tabs. Under the plan,…

  • Report: Shots fired at NSA compound

    WASHINGTON — Police are investigating reports of shots fired on, or near, the NSA campus in Fort Meade, Maryland on Tuesday afternoon. A U.S. Park Police spokeswoman says the NSA reported damage to one of…

  • Fairfax Co. staff attorney to retire, reorganize office

    WASHINGTON – Fairfax County’s staff attorney, who county supervisors say gave bad advice related to the investigation of a fatal police shooting, will retire next summer. Following a closed-door session Tuesday, the County Board of…

  • ‘Chasin’ Tails’ An Unlikely Restaurant Success Story

    Ten months after first-time restaurateurs Au, Di and Hac Dang, Terrell Wilbourn and their three other partners opened Chasin’ Tails in Westlee, they weren’t sure they’d be in business much longer. “We thought it was over,”…

  • LEBANON: Add Ski Report

    SOUTHEAST Alabama Cloudmont — Tue Reopen 03/05 wet packed snow machine groomed 3 – 48 base Mon-Fri: 10a-4p, 6p-10p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p, 6p-10p; Maryland Wisp — Mon 6:31 am MG machine groomed 27 – 32 base…

  • Sweet Briar College to close because of financial issues

    SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — Sweet Briar College will shut down this summer because of financial issues. The private women’s college in Sweet Briar announced the Aug. 25 closure Tuesday in a news release. The…

  • Orangetheory Fitness Opening Location in Ballston

    The second location of Orangetheory Fitness in Arlington is coming to Ballston, just two blocks from the Metro. After opening in Rosslyn last summer, franchise owner Mark Steverson said the reception has been good enough to…

  • FCPD Investigating Spotlight on Helicopter in Flight

    Fairfax County Police are investigating an incident involving spotlighting the agency’s helicopter, creating dangerous visibility issues for the pilot and crew. While returning to the helicopter base in Fairfax on Feb. 24 around 8 p.m., the…

  • Fairfax Co. commission to tackle use-of-force policies

    FAIRFAX, Va. – A new task force will examine use of force and community relations policies for the Fairfax County Police Department as an 18-month-old investigation into a fatal police shooting that prompted the probe…

  • Army denies 106 claims that Fort Detrick caused illness

    The Army is denying more than 100 claims that chemical compounds buried or tested at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, caused illness among people living nearby. A lawyer for a group that orchestrated the filings…

  • Shooting reported on the ICC Tuesday afternoon

    WASHINGTON — A dump truck traveling eastbound on the Intercounty Connector was hit by at least one gunshot this afternoon, sending glass flying into the face of one of two men inside the truck. He…

  • Ask Adam: The Value of Guest Parking

    This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Adam Gallegos, Arlington-based real estate broker, voted one of Arlington Magazine’s Best Realtors of 2013 & 2014. Please submit your questions via email. Q. I live in a small condo…

  • Roads reopened in Bethesda after gas line break

    WASHINGTON — About 30 people were evacuated to the Bethesda library and several roads were closed on Tuesday afternoon after a “high pressure” gas line break in Bethesda, according to Pete Piringer, Montgomery County fire…

  • Reston Association Election: Meet Andy Sigle

    Voting in the 2015 Reston Association Board of Directors elections is now open. We will be running candidate profiles Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. The profiles are in a Q-and-A format so each…

  • Reston Real Estate: GRACE Enriches Reston with Art

    This is a sponsored post by Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. To many in Reston, art is synonymous with The Greater Reston Arts Center – a wonderful place with a mission to enrich our community by…