This July is fourth, but not in a way that has to do with Independence Day. Dubious though the honor may be, July 2018 is the fourth-wettest July on record for the Washington area. Find out the record-making rain totals.
A Maryland man convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend in Southeast D.C. after she told police she feared for her life was sentenced Friday to 49 1/2 years in jail.
A man in Hyattsville, Maryland, was found dead in the road Monday morning after apparently falling out of an SUV and being struck by a car, Prince George’s County police said.
Maryland Democrat Valerie Ervin will not take her bid to change the ballot in a jam-packed gubernatorial race to the Court of Appeals.
Twelve Democrats and one Republican are vying for the six, three-year City Council seats in Alexandria, Virginia. That includes four incumbents: Willie Bailey, John T. Chapman, Redella “Del” Pepper and Paul Smedberg.
“A native of Northern Virginia for the last 30 years of his life, he hated how all of you were incapable of driving competently,” reads the obituary for Robert F. Gibson “Falcon,” 77, who died in Annandale, Virginia, on Dec. 26, 2017.
A 71-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a car Monday at the intersection of Reston Parkway and Bluemont Way in Virginia.
Shortly before 2:30 a.m. Monday, a man sought help at the Adventist HealthCare Germantown Emergency Center in Maryland with gunshot wounds to his torso after approaching a security guard outside.
One man is dead and another is injured following a Sunday evening shooting in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Prince George’s County police responded to the 5600 block of Saint Barnabas Road around 7:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting.
A flood watch for the entire Washington area remains in effect until 8 a.m. Saturday, and the seemingly endless downpours could add an additional 3 to 5 inches to our waterlogged region.
Pimlico Race Course has new restrictions on what people can bring to the 2018 Preakness Stakes.
Heavy rain is exacerbating conditions around the region, especially in already-waterlogged Frederick County, Maryland, which remains under a flood warning. An additional 2–5 inches of rain are possible through Saturday.
The government is “with us from day one,” as the Social Security Administration says. That means they’re the ones who keep track of American newborns — and their names — and they released the top baby names of 2017 Friday. See the top 10.
Tampa Bay Lightning has changed its ticket policy for the upcoming Eastern Conference finals games against the Washington Capitals. Now, anyone without a Florida ZIP code is barred from buying tickets through the team or Ticketmaster — and there’s a dress code too.
Monica Lewinsky — who was at the center of a sex scandal with Clinton in the mid-’90s — was disinvited from Town & Country’s annual philanthropic event Wednesday when the ex-president decided to attend. The magazine has since apologized.
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.