“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.
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.
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 Army staff sergeant convicted of capital murder for killing his wife and rookie Prince William County police officer Ashley Guindon three years ago was formally sentenced Thursday to consecutive life sentences.
Authorities responding to a report of a shooting in Waldorf, Maryland, early Tuesday morning found a teen shot to death on a nearby bike path.
Crews are working Monday morning to repair part of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway between Maryland Route 197 and Maryland Route 198, which for weeks has been riddled with potholes and deteriorated pavement.
Bald eagle Liberty — whose longtime mate Justice flew the coop just a few days after she laid the first of two eggs this season — appears to have abandoned her eggs and left the nest in the company of another male eagle she was seen mating with. Is it the beginning of another bald eagle power couple? It turns out, it’s “really hard to tell eagle emotions,” one expert says.
Several weeks after racist photos on his medical school yearbook photo came to light, approval ratings for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam have tanked to an all-time low — but Virginians are not necessarily clamoring for the embattled governor to resign.
Known to fellow lawmakers as a giant figure with an outsize legacy in local politics, John Jenkins is also being remembered for his personal touch. “He could and would move heaven and earth for his constituents,” U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly said in a statement.
Daron Wint was convicted last fall of four counts of first-degree premeditated murder in the brutal slaying of three members of a D.C. family and their housekeeper in 2015
A truck crashed into a house in Woodbridge, Virginia, Tuesday night but nobody was injured, officials say.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says she will introduce emergency legislation that she says would allow federal employees who live in D.C. and who have been working without pay during the partial government shutdown to file for unemployment benefits.
The Dave Matthews Band is planning a North American summer tour that includes a stop at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia.
The U.S. is in the midst of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. It started Dec. 22 and shows no signs of letting up. Here’s what you need to know.
The weather service has expanded a Winter Weather Advisory to include the entire D.C. area. Drivers should expect “slippery road conditions and sidewalks,” and the hazardous conditions may linger overnight, as temperatures fall below freezing. This could affect the Friday morning commute. Here’s what you need to know.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.