Last week, immigration officials ordered a 40-year-old mother of three to return to her native El Salvador. But Rosa Gutierrez Lopez, who fled from El Salvador in 2005, was granted sanctuary in a Bethesda, Maryland church.
Charging documents allege a D.C. Catholic priest — charged with sexual misconduct with three parishioners — preyed on the fears of an 11-year-old-girl and sexually abused her for an entire year.
For the parents of newly-commissioned U.S. Army Lieutenant Richard Collins III, the pain hasn’t stopped since he was stabbed to death May 20, 2017, while visiting University of Maryland — and the possibility of more delays makes matters worse.
The Rev. Urbano Vazquez is accused of inappropriately touching three teenage parishioners in May 2015 at the church. So far he’s been charged with one count.
Thirty years after the release of a groundbreaking book about D.C.’s hardcore punk scene, its author says some of the messages are as resonant today as when the book first came out.
An invasive insect that feeds on more than 70 plants will likely soon be found on Loudoun County grape and hops vines and fruit trees. A Virginia horticulturist says, “I don’t think we can prevent it.”
After at least eight incidents of gunfire hitting homes since May, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is considering ways to lower the risk — but lawmakers have different views on how to accomplish the goal.
Closing arguments are expected Thursday in the murder trial of James Alex Fields, who is charged with driving his car into a group of counter-protesters during the August 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Jurors heard James Alex Fields tell very different stories in describing the fatal crash that killed counter-protester Heather Heyer during the August 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Prosecutors hope to use a text exchange between James Alex Fields and his mother, in a murder trial related to the 2017 Charlottesville white nationalist rally.
Facebook blocked a Charlottesville reporter who posted an Instagram meme used by murder suspect James Alex Fields in the months before the 2017 white nationalist rally.
While going along with doctors’ conclusions that Catherine Hoggle remains incompetent to stand trial for the murder of her two young children, a Montgomery County judge noted “we’re coming up on five years” and shortened the period before her next review.
A Silver Spring man who had helped a drunk neighbor get home said he was detained and arrested by Montgomery County Police because of his race.
The new Fairfax County, Virginia, fire chief says he is ultimately responsible for ensuring a welcoming work environment — free of sexual harassment and bullying.
One year after the shooting death of Bijan Ghaisar, his family gathered outside the Justice Department, looking for an update on the investigation into the shooting by U.S. Park Police.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.