A Marine with roots in the D.C. area, who followed in his father’s footsteps in becoming a firefighter, has been identified as one of three American troops killed in a roadside bombing Monday in Kabul, Afghanistan.
More than two months after a blackface photo in Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook came to light, the scandal is continuing to dent his approval ratings, according to a new survey. But nearly a quarter of voters said they were not aware of the controversy, and Democrats continue to hold a slight edge on what’s known as the generic ballot test for control of the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates.
“Speaker Busch was a champion for the bay, environmental issues and many social issues throughout the state of Maryland,” said Alison Prost, Maryland executive director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Parts of the southbound and northbound portions of the parkway will close Friday and Saturday night, respectively, for major patch-up jobs on some of the most pothole-ridden sections of road in the D.C. region.
If you want to get a sneak peek, there are already a number of “early risers” that have popped out, and those numbers are expected to swell as temperatures climb into the 70s both Friday and Saturday.
Darwin Martinez-Torres attacked 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen in June 2017 as she was walking back to a mosque with friends after a pre-dawn fast food meal ahead of Ramadan services. A Fairfax County judge sentenced Martinez-Torres to eight life sentences for Hassanen’s murder, rape and abduction.
The man, who is in his 30s, was hit by the falling tree branch while walking on the sidewalk in the area of Tuckerman Lane and Hampton Mill Terrace.
The northbound lanes of a major stretch of the George Washington Parkway in Virginia will remain closed through the weekend as road crews and engineers assess a large sinkhole that opened up underneath the road following heavy rain Thursday night.
A new report from the Environmental Working Group finds the leafy green kale contains more pesticide residue than most other kinds of produce. See a list of produce items that are most contaminated by pesticides. And a list of the least contaminated.
The three-month-old baby, identified as Skylar Newman, of Southeast D.C., suffered blunt force injuries, police said.
The D.C. Council voted unanimously to formally reprimand Council Member Jack Evans after allegations the longtime District lawmaker used his public office for personal gain.
D.C.’s other famous bald eagle pair, Mr. President and the First Lady, who nest in a tulip polar tree above the National Arboretum — have consistently laid two eggs every season. And while it’s getting late in the season, there’s still about two weeks left for the couple to lay eggs.
Five people, including two teens, have been arrested in the slaying of a Virginia teen who was stabbed 100 times before his body was dumped in a remote area of Stafford County, Virginia, and set on fire last weekend.
A D.C. woman has been charged with animal cruelty after authorities said they found more than 40 cats inside her one-bedroom Northeast D.C. apartment, including several who were flea-ridden, underweight and suffering from skin infections and open wounds.
A Maryland man wanted on animal cruelty charges in Florida after he was seen tackling a federally protected pelican on video was arrested by Maryland State Troopers in Ocean City Friday morning.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.