In his announcement, Gov. Larry Hogan said, “It is my solemn duty to call a special session of the General Assembly in order to elect a successor to Speaker Busch.” Michael Busch, the longest-serving speaker in Maryland history, died April 7 after being treated for pneumonia. He was 72 years old.
“I have dreams of representing the U.S. for the 2024 Olympic Games,” said Honor Johnson. She is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. in the cadet women’s sabre under-17 age group. See photos and video of how she competed in Poland.
Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday signed an executive order calling for the General Assembly to convene May 1 for the special session.
A Silver Spring, Maryland, man has been sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years for killing another man inside an RV in Burtonsville.
Heads up for those traveling between the D.C. area and Ocean City, Maryland, next week: A 5.5-mile stretch of Maryland Route 90 outside the seaside town is being shut down overnight for several days.
Howard County police have arrested two men and charged them in a pair of armed home invasions in Columbia, Maryland.
Maryland’s governor has signed fast-tracked legislation to overhaul a medical network’s board of directors following revelations of numerous questionable financial arrangements.
Baltimore’s embattled mayor and five of her staffers are now on paid leave amid a scandal over book sales.
The fire happened on the first floor of a two-story house on the 2300 block of Dexter Avenue. Montgomery County Fire officials said the fire involved a couch.
Only Trone at this point appears potentially vulnerable for reelection in 2020 — and his political viability will depend to a large degree on whether the U.S. Supreme Court orders Maryland to use a new congressional map for next year’s elections.
A Maryland man accused of planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at the National Harbor is due back in court later this month for his arraignment.
A man was fatally shot after a dispute with another man while working with a road crew in Southeast D.C. Wednesday.
Filmmaker Scott Crawford, fresh off the D.C. hard-core punk documentary “Salad Days,” has captured the story in “Boy Howdy: The Story of Creem Magazine,” which opens locally at the AFI Silver on Saturday night.
For the fourth time since mid-March, a pickup has been driven backward through the glass front of a convenience store in an attempt to steal the ATM.
A Silver Spring, Maryland, man was arrested on charges of abusing his 85-year-old father after police say friends found him in such bad shape they took him to the hospital.
As WTOP marks 50 years on the radio, those who helped make it what it is today are looking back at their experiences and at the stories that have touched the nation's capital.
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