One year after 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey was fatally shot at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, school leaders are taking steps to provide for the mental and emotional health of their students.
Both measures would reduce the current statewide lead standard from 20 parts per billion to 5 parts per billion. Proponents cite EPA data indicating that children with even low levels of lead in their blood can suffer health issues.
With less than two weeks to go until opening day, the Nationals held open auditions Monday for national anthem performers.
The blossoms are expected to reach the third stage of development — extension of florets — pretty quickly. This year’s peak bloom period is predicted to be April 3–6.
A Maryland man is accused of charging an adult soccer league about $100 an hour to rent D.C. Public Schools’ athletic fields when he didn’t have the right to, and then keeping the money.
A clay tobacco pipe discovered in slave quarters of a Maryland plantation, and the DNA that was found on it, led to a scientific breakthrough. See photos of the plantation grounds and the pipe.
March 12 was named “Vernon Davis Day” in the nation’s capital, and his former elementary school helped honor the Redskins tight end, Super Bowl champion and D.C. native.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger are teaming up to fight gerrymandering in Maryland’s sixth congressional district.
In a letter to parents, Head of Sidwell Friends School Bryan Garman called the incident a serious breach of the school’s honor code and harassment policy.
If you’re looking for an alternative to the annual cherry blossom frenzy at the Tidal Basin, National Harbor has doubled its collection of cherry trees.
At least 24 members of the D.C. Democratic State Committee have signed a letter asking D.C. Council member Jack Evans to resign from his elected position as National Committeeman.
The National Aquarium’s Animal Care and Rescue Center in Baltimore, Maryland, is treating two sick — but impossibly cute — harp seals. See photos and video.
Wondering what’s going on with the Arlington Memorial Bridge repair project? Some answers were revealed during a tour of a stone yard in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
Security is being increased at an elementary school in Ashburn, Virginia, days after peaceful protesters entered the school’s office without authorization.
The girl, now 14, told Montgomery County Police in January that she was abused by her baby sitter’s husband repeatedly over four months in 2013.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.