The number of pedestrians dying in crashes in this part of the D.C. area is higher than the number of murders, and the police chief is pleading with people to pay attention to their surroundings.
Anthony Tyrone Williams, Jr., was fired from Mattawoman Middle School when the investigation began in January. He is charged with second-degree rape, among other charges.
Ride-share services such as Uber and Lyft put workers at increased risk of exploitation, and D.C. needs to examine the many possible effects of such services, Georgetown University researchers warn in a new study.
More than 300 jazz artists will perform at venues in every quadrant of D.C. for the city’s annual jazz festival this June. “If you love jazz music, you can’t miss this,” one organizer said. See photos and video of the performers.
A letter to the Damascus High School community says the school system will cooperate with law enforcement as criminal cases against five students move through juvenile court.
The number of opioid overdoses is down nearly 25 percent in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, compared to this time last year. Fatal overdoses are down 37 percent.
Shop around for pet food in the D.C. area and you might find savings up to 40%. But paying higher prices can have advantages, a local based consumers group finds.
The final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” promises to begin with an epic battle between the living and the dead. But, a Virginia Tech professor who teaches a course on the show anticipates themes of apocalypse and transformation unfolding when the white walkers’ battle is over.
Already gridlocked, the D.C. area is expected to grow significantly over the next 25 years. But transportation planners say there are ways to keep traffic moving.
An all-girl robotics team from Fairfax County now has help paying for the trip to an international competition later this month, where they’ll represent Virginia and D.C.
For the first time in school history — and after years of NCAA Tournament heartbreak — the University of Virginia is reveling in a national basketball championship. See photos and videos of the celebration in Charlottesville.
Businesses, faith groups, nonprofit organizations and residents in Calvert County, Maryland, are offering support to residents of a Chesapeake Beach community that’s coping with the loss of two people in a fatal fire.
According to a survey, more than three out of 10 say it’s OK for drivers to check email, text or be on social media while behind the wheel. And because it’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AAA wants you to expand your vocabulary (and be safe).
An all-girl robotics team from Fairfax County is about to represent Virginia and D.C. at an international competition featuring space innovation and STEM inspiration. Read their story and see their creation.
A Montgomery County, Maryland, police officer is in the hospital Tuesday after collapsing during an incident that involved a foot chase.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.