A new study from Johns Hopkins University says crime-ridden commutes correlate with higher rates of student absenteeism in Baltimore.
Hilton, based in McLean, is among seven Maryland and Virginia companies to make Fortune’s list.
Loudoun County Parkway at Route 7 is a crossroads of firsts. On one side of the road, the county’s first Trader Joe’s opened in August at One Loudoun. And on the other, it is confirmed, the county’s first Silver Diner is locked in for the Peterson Cos.’ Commonwealth Center.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Richmond Animal Care and Control announced Wednesday its treatment plans are changing for the male brindle pit bull named Tommie. The shelter says Tommie was tied to a pole in a city park, covered in accelerant and set on fire Sunday.
It’s been talked about for several years, and now the state of Maryland and the Federal Highway Administration are conducting a $5 million study to look at where a new Chesapeake Bay Bridge crossing might work best, with more than a dozen options considered.
The ruling hurts Manafort’s chance of receiving a reduced sentence, though the judge said she would decide the exact impact during his sentencing next month.
Students at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School observed the anniversary of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School by hanging up 671 white T-shirts with the names and ages of gun violence victims written on them along a fence on East-West Highway. “It’s the scene of ghostly T-shirts waving in the wind,” one of the organizers said.
Faith leaders from across Maryland are scheduled to gather in Annapolis with lawmakers Thursday to support a bill to create a state board to review high-priced prescription drugs.
Woodridge Capital Partners CEO Michael Rosenfeld likes old buildings — even the ugly ones. In Greater Washington, he’s preparing to overhaul a doozy: the Key Bridge Marriott in Rosslyn.
What’s the latest initiative from the founder of Walker’s Legacy? Moms Who Enterprise, a six-week D.C. program to help low-income single mothers develop financial and entrepreneurship skills.
See photos of local people who have died. They may be area politicians, people who made the news or local celebrities.
Alexandria police officer Vaccaro fired his weapon on Dec. 2, 2018 and shot 28-year-old Michael Ligon in what the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney termed “justified self-defense.”
The cult-like figure, who espoused a wide range of conspiracy theories and advocated for an overhaul of the world’s economic and financial systems, ran first as a U. S. Labor Party candidate and later, after an apparent shift to the right, as a Democratic or independent candidate.
The final version of the legislation headed for Gov. Ralph Northam’s desk only allows for handheld speed cameras used by police officers while in highway work zones.
A Yellow Line shutdown and track work on all other lines will slow Metro riders over Presidents Day weekend.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.
The proliferation of smartphones and social media have provided more avenues for online predators to target children. In the WTOP series, “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with undercover detectives who work to identify and track down child predators on the internet and speaks to a family about how their teen daughter was targeted.