Maryland board approves new Purple Line contractor

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland board approved a new contractor on Wednesday for the Purple Line light-rail project in...

D.C. police: 5 shot at Days Inn hotel in Northwest

Metropolitan Police are investigating after five women were shot early Thursday at a Days Inn hotel in Northwest D.C. The...

D.C. students join others in walkout to call for temporary virtual learning

Some District students walked out of class Tuesday to advocate for remote learning over coronavirus concerns, adding their voices to...

Glenn Youngkin, Virginia governor, unveils tip line to report divisive teaching, CRT in schools

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin has unveiled a tip line for parents to report “divisive” subjects taught in schools. Mr. Youngkin,...

Mohammed Tariq, Afghan refugee, convicted of assaulting girl, 3, at Quantico

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted an Afghan refugee housed at Quantico Marine Corps Base after he...

Violent attacks against police officers on the rise in 2022

A police officer has been shot nearly every day this year as a growing wave of shootings and other attacks...

Baltimore firefighters killed in vacant home blaze, chief says

BALTIMORE — Three Baltimore firefighters were killed and a fourth was injured when part of a vacant home collapsed while...

Hogan signs order to boost staff at hospitals, nursing homes

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed an executive order on Monday to expand staffing in hospitals, nursing homes...

Seven Virginia school boards sue Youngkin to stop parental opt-out on masks

Seven Virginia school boards sued Monday to block Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s order creating a parental opt-out on mask mandates, challenging...

Va. parent accused of misdemenanor for words to school board

LURAY, Va. — A Virginia parent has been charged with a misdemeanor for her comments to a local school board...

Maryland school shooting: Teen faces attempted murder charge

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — A 17-year-old was being held without bond Saturday on charges including attempted second-degree murder in connection with...

With new AG Jason Miyares, Virginia takes new position on abortion case

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia’s new attorney general has altered the state’s position on a closely watched abortion case before the...

Gonzaga suspends John Stockton's season tickets over mask rule

SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga has suspended John Stockton’s basketball season tickets after the Hall of Fame point guard refused to...

Jason Miyares fires 2 lawyers for Virginia universities

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Virginia’s new Republican attorney general has fired lawyers for two large public universities, his office said, marking...

Thousands protest abortion as 49th annual March for Life returns in-person

Thousands of pro-life activists returned in person to Washington for the 49th annual March for Life on Friday, braving frigid...