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  • Today in History, Aug. 2, 2015

    Today is Sunday, August 2, the 214th day of 2015.

  • Olney woman dies in crash

    WASHINGTON — A woman from Olney died Sunday after her SUV crashed into a utility pole near Ashton. Police and fire and rescue personnel responded to the crash at 8 a.m., in the 300 block of Olney-Sandy…

  • Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators…

  • $5 million upgrade to Reston Water Mine park hopes to draw teens

    Big slides and new water features aim to bring kids big and small to Fairfax County’s Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole

  • Va. leaders hear concerns over proposed I-66 toll lanes

    WASHINGTON –A proposal to place toll lanes on a portion of Interstate 66 has drawn concern among Arlington County residents, who fear the new lanes would push more traffic on to Arlington streets. In trying…

  • Chef responds to Trump’s D.C. restaurant lawsuit

    WASHINGTON — A food fight continues between Donald Trump and chef José Andrés as he abandons their restaurant deal at the Old Post Office Pavilion in the District after the Republican presidential candidate made widely…

  • Sanchez struggles as Tigers lose to Orioles 6-2

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Their starting pitcher was hit hard, the offense offered little support and the team fell into an early hole that proved too difficult to overcome. It was the kind of night that…

  • Joseph, Machado HRs help Orioles defeat Tigers 6-2

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Coming off two straight high-scoring games decided by a single run, the Baltimore Orioles were delighted with a victory devoid of anxiety and stress. Caleb Joseph homered and drove in three runs,…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Lancaster 14 8 .636 — York 12 10 .545 2 x-Southern Maryland 10 12 .455 4 Sugar Land 9 13 .409 5 Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Bridgeport…

  • 2 brothers go missing again from Anne Arundel County

    WASHINGTON — Two brothers have been reported missing to Anne Arundel County Police and this isn’t the first time. On Aug. 1, 2015 at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department began searching…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Lancaster 14 7 .667 — York 12 10 .545 2½ x-Southern Maryland 10 11 .476 4 Sugar Land 8 13 .381 6 Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Bridgeport…

  • Baltimore prosecutor won’t cooperate with homicide panel

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A commission established to review homicides in Baltimore has stalled because its leaders say the city’s top prosecutor isn’t sharing information that’s needed for the program to work. The city spent nearly…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Lancaster 14 7 .667 — York 12 10 .545 2½ x-Southern Maryland 10 11 .476 4 Sugar Land 8 13 .381 6 Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Bridgeport…

  • US presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley visits Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley became the first Democratic presidential candidate to make a campaign stop in Puerto Rico this year as part of an effort to woo Latino…

  • Merritt, Chappell share lead at Quicken Loans National

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Troy Merritt couldn’t miss Saturday in the Quicken Loans National. Tiger Woods couldn’t make anything. Merritt shot a tournament-record 10-under 61 to top the leaderboard even before the leading contenders teed…