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Study: Virginia is the nation’s most patriotic state

Virginia ranks third in military engagement and fifth in civic engagement, according to WalletHub. The commonwealth has the fourth most veterans per capita.

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  • Police identify woman killed in Gaithersburg crash

    WASHINGTON — Montgomery County police have identified the victim of a deadly crash as a 61-year-old Rockville resident. The crash happened along Shady Grove Road in Gaithersburg on Saturday, June 27. According to police, a…

  • Norris gives up 4 HRs as Orioles lose to Rangers 8-1

    BALTIMORE (AP) — On a night when Bud Norris gave up a career high-tying four home runs, the Orioles’ right-hander labored through six innings. That, unfortunately for Baltimore, was the best that could be said…

  • D.C. council to vote on expansion of police body camera program

    WASHINGTON — A plan to expand the District’s police body camera program to include all patrol officers could be delayed after a vote by the city council on Tuesday. An amendment sponsored by council member Kenyan McDuffie would…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Southern Maryland 36 27 .571 — Sugar Land 33 32 .508 4 Lancaster 26 38 .406 10½ York 23 41 .359 13½ Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Somerset…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Southern Maryland 36 27 .571 — Sugar Land 33 32 .508 4 Lancaster 26 38 .406 10½ York 23 41 .359 13½ Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Somerset…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Southern Maryland 36 26 .581 — Sugar Land 33 32 .508 4½ Lancaster 26 38 .406 11 York 23 41 .359 14 Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Somerset…

  • Ex-special ed teacher pleads guilty to possessing child porn

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A former special education teacher has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. Sixty-one-year-old Peter Flynn of Silver Spring entered the plea Monday in federal court in Greenbelt. If the court accepts…

  • Maryland man sentenced for exporting firearms to Pakistan

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A pizza shop owner has been sentenced to two years in prison for exporting semi-automatic rifles, parts and accessories to Pakistan. Thirty-five-year-old Kamran Ashfaq Malik of Upper Marlboro was sentenced Monday in…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Southern Maryland 36 26 .581 — Sugar Land 33 31 .516 4 Lancaster 26 37 .413 10½ York 22 41 .349 14½ Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Somerset…

  • Woman dies after fire in Baltimore County home

    HAMPTON VILLAGE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police and fire officials say a woman has died after being rescued from a fire in her home. Authorities the fire was reported about 7:35 a.m. Sunday in…

  • Perjury charge in missing Md. sisters case certified in Va.

    BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — A perjury charge stemming from an investigation into the 1975 disappearance of two Maryland sisters is heading to a Bedford County grand jury. The News & Advance reports (http://bit.ly/1R0aJHJ ) that…

  • Police identify man whose body was found in pond

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Fairfax County Police have identified the man whose body was found in a pond. Officers say the body of 36-year-old Kenneth Duane Bernhardt of Falls Church was found Saturday in a…

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation sues Va. over livestock rules

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is suing Virginia water protection officials to require large livestock operations to fence off rivers and streams from their animals. The lawsuit, scheduled to be heard Thursday…

  • Church urges 1M members to boycott Redskins over name, mascot

    WASHINGTON — A prominent church has taken a stand against the Washington Redskins, calling for its members to boycott games and merchandise until both the team’s name and mascot change. At its national conference on…

  • Unclaimed Va. $100K lottery ticket about to expire

    WASHINGTON — You may want to check your pockets, bags and glove compartment, because one lucky person is holding on to a winning lottery ticket that is set to expire soon. A lucky winner purchased…