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  • Ocean City church plans to rebuild following 2013 arson fire

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Officials at an Ocean City church are thinking about rebuilding after a 2013 fire destroyed the rectory. Church finance spokesman Tom Shuster tells The Daily Times (http://delmarvane.ws/1I92cc6 ) that church…

  • Harpers Ferry to ask for federal help to rebuild after fire

    WASHINGTON — After a fire tore through businesses in the historic town of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., officials plan to ask for federal aid to help with the cost of rebuilding the damaged areas. “We are…

  • Fire destroys buildings in Harpers Ferry

    HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — Investigators are working to determine the cause of a massive three-alarm fire that ripped through buildings Thursday morning in the historic community of Harpers Ferry. “We had flashing lights outside the…

  • Police: Local woman threw gasoline on boyfriend, set house on fire

    WASHINGTON — A Northeast D.C. woman is facing multiple charges after police say she threw gasoline on her boyfriend and set his house on fire.  Baltimore County Police say it happened around 5 p.m. on…

  • Report on Annapolis mansion fire delayed by Baltimore unrest

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a comprehensive report on a house fire that killed six people in January near Annapolis has been delayed for at least two months while federal agents investigate arsons that…

  • Residents accounted for in Md. house fire

    WASHINGTON – Firefighters have determined that the people who live in a two-story house in Colesville, Maryland, that burned and partially collapsed early Wednesday morning are out of town. Pete Piringer, of the Montgomery County…

  • 3 injured in Northwest D.C. fire

    WASHINGTON — Three people are in the hospital after a fire in Northwest D.C. Tuesday morning. Fire crews responded to a fire at 9th Street and Rhode Island Avenue in Northwest around 11:20 a.m. and…

  • 1 dead, 1 injured in fire in Kennebunk, Maine

    KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Officials say a Maryland man died in a fire after he and his brother traveled to Maine visit their mother in the hospital. Fire marshal investigators say 25-year-old Kyle Szlosek (SLOH’-sek)…

  • Longtime Leesburg jewelry store damaged by fire

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a jewelry store in Leesburg that’s been open since 1956 was damaged by fire. The fire broke out Saturday night in a second-floor apartment in the three-story building that…

  • Howard Co. 18-year-old charged with setting playground on fire

    WASHINGTON — A Howard County 18-year-old is being charged with arson after police say he intentionally set a playground on fire, causing about $40,000 in damage. Howard County police say 18-year-old David Joe McKinney of…

  • U.S. Capitol evacuated due to a report of a fire

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Capitol has been evacuated due to a report of a fire in the Capitol Visitors Center. Tourists and staffers alike have spilled out onto the streets and walks surrounding the Capitol…

  • Court documents: Wint did not act alone

    WASHINGTON — A wealthy D.C. businessman and his family were held captive for almost a day in exchange for a $40,000 ransom and once the cash was handed over to their captors, the family and…

  • Suspect in D.C. quadruple homicide remains at large

    WASHINGTON — The Maryland man believed to have killed a D.C. family and their housekeeper has gone to Brooklyn, New York, D.C. police say. Police in New York City are now searching for 34-year-old Daron…

  • $40K dropped off at D.C. house where four found dead

    WASHINGTON — Investigators looking into the deaths of four people found dead in a D.C. house last week, told NBC Washington that a man dropped off a package containing $40,000 in cash while the victims were…

  • Woman’s death investigated as homicide after body found in fire

    WASHINGTON – Police in Prince George’s County say they are investigating the death of a woman as a homicide after an Oxon Hill apartment fire on Sunday. Firefighters were called to a three-story apartment building…