In a letter to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn, members of the Montgomery County Council say the speed limit along Georgia Avenue-Maryland Route 97 — 45 mph — “is much too high” for the suburban area.
A former Fairfax County sheriff’s deputy is facing sexual battery charges after a former inmate says he assaulted her. Keith Washington, 47, of Stafford, Virginia, has been charged with one count of carnal knowledge of an inmate and one count of sexual battery.
A man accused of setting a fire in a Clarksburg, Maryland, town house attacked police officers and firefighters who responded to the scene.
A large snake managed to escape a high school science lab in Fairfax County and was setting off motion detectors before police were able to wrangle the reptile back into its enclosure.
Four Kennedy High School students waiting for a school bus in Aspen Hill, Maryland, Tuesday morning were struck by a car that careened onto the sidewalk off Georgia Avenue. A total of five people were taken to the hospital and one person has life-threatening injuries, officials said.
D.C. Fire and EMS said the crash happened near 22nd Street and Alabama Avenue in Southeast. A total of nine people were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, a spokesman said.
Two women were wounded in a shooting in Southeast D.C. late Thursday night, and police are now searching for a U-Haul truck in connection with the shooting.
In a release sent Friday morning, the Archdiocese of Washington announced Theodore McCarrick, who served as archbishop of Washington from 2000 to 2006, is residing at the St. Fidelis Friary in Victoria, Kanasas.
Police said the driver of the hearse, which was not carrying a casket at the time, lost control and struck a pole. The driver was taken to a hospital where he was pronunced dead.
After three members of a D.C. family and their housekeeper were killed and the family’s mansion set on fire in May 2015, traffic cameras tracked the family’s stolen blue Porsche through D.C. and into Maryland, where it was later found on fire.
D.C. police said that a Silver Spring, Maryland, man who was riding an electric scooter in Dupont Circle was struck and killed Friday.
Police in Arlington County have released surveillance video of a man suspected of raping a woman after answering an online ad earlier this week.
Daron Wint’s team of public defenders objected to the use of the photo of the 10-year-old boy’s badly burned body, calling it “graphic and disturbing.”
A man who was seen lying in the middle of highway in Dumfries, Viriginia, was killed after being struck by a vehicle, authorities said.
An all-clear has been given at Joint Base Andrews in Camp Springs, Maryland, after a report of a bomb threat by the pedestrian gate earlier Wednesday morning.