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  • No. 22 West Virginia turns back Marshall 69-56

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bria Holmes scored 16 points, Lanay Montgomery had 15 points and 14 rebounds as No. 22 West Virginia used a strong first half to beat Marshall 69-56 on Saturday. Averee Fields…

  • Manassas man arrested after shooting at acquaintances

    WASHINGTON — Police in Prince William County, Virginia are investigating a shooting in Manassas in which three people were wounded. Shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, officers went to the 10100 block of Portsmouth Road to…

  • Glantz-Culver Line

    FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Memphis 1 1½ (56) BYU Tuesday Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl Marshall 11 10 (67) N. Illinois Poinsettia Bowl At San Diego San Diego St. Pk 2½ (54) Navy Wednesday Bahamas…

  • Virginia Tech tops The Citadel 64-61

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Adam Smith scored 16 points to lead Virginia Tech to a 64-61 victory over The Citadel on Saturday. Smith scored 14 of his 16 in the second half, helping the Hokies…

  • Montgomery County police brings Christmas joy to children

    ROCKVILLE, Md. — It’s beginning to look a little more like Christmas for some local children in need. On Saturday morning, some Montgomery County police officers played the role of jolly old Saint Nick. The…

  • A gift for the birds and other holiday garden tips

    Wrens and other birds who don’t mind the cold Cheryl in Northwest D.C. writes: “A wren has built its nest in a corner of my porch. I don’t mind it being there; I even put…

  • Summers Restaurant to Close

    Summers Restaurant and Sports Bar in Courthouse will close after Dec. 31. The restaurant announced on its Facebook page Friday that it is terminating its lease as of Jan. 1, 2015. It did not specify…

  • Families of women killed in crash seek holiday donations for their 10 children

    The families of  32 year old Typhani Wilkerson and her older sister 34 year old Tameika Curtis are raising money to ensure there will be presents under the tree for their children this Christmas. They…

  • Don’t speed: it could get your EZ Pass suspended

    WASHINGTON – Speeding through toll plazas can get your EZ Pass privileges suspended. USA TODAY reports that some states flag drivers and issue warnings if they drive too fast through the EZ Pass toll plaza lanes.…

  • 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…