“Just as JFK proclaimed at the beginning of the 60s that we’re going to the moon, we need to be bold,” said Democratic Del. Sam Rasoul, who sponsored a bill aimed at making Virginia 100 percent reliant on renewable energy by 2036.
The school board agreed to move forward with a pilot program to try out the idea. The move was largely a formality — the process of hiring the new guards was already underway.
Quentin Michals turned himself into police in connection with the shooting death of Makiyah Wilson, 10, police said.
Another Maryland fairground was put under a quarantine after swine flu was detected in 11 pigs.
Liliana Cruz Mendez was deported Wednesday, June 14, and arrived in El Salvador the following day, according to CASA, a nonprofit group that represented Cruz Mendez.
A deadly shooting on Wednesday marked Baltimore’s 146th homicide so far this year — the highest number the city has ever recorded during the first five months of a year.
Virginia’s attorney general Mark Herring said in a statement Wednesday that Virginia is seeking information from U.S. Customs and Border Protection regarding the travel and refugee ban.
The weekly number of vehicles in the area is expected to double from 90,000 to 180,000 due to the casino’s opening, and backups are likely on Interstate 295 and on the Beltway.
A 911 system shut down in July has prompted Montgomery County officials to make changes so that the same problems do not arise in the future.
A group working to raise money for victims of a deadly explosion at an apartment complex in Silver Spring, Maryland, has raised more than $600,000.
Parents and citizens expressed outrage during a Prince George’s County school board meeting over revelations of misconduct in the school system’s Head Start program.
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.