Facing a heroin epidemic, Maryland officials will spend $120,000 to buy license-plate readers to check the tags of cars coming into Ocean City, believing it can help halt some of the drugs flowing to the Eastern Shore, which has been particularly hard-hit.
What is being done for seniors who live in affordable but unhealthy housing? The question was brought to me by family and friends of residents in Fort Lincoln, the “New Town” community in Northeast that was conceived during 1960s when Lyndon Johnson was president and is now home to more senior citizens than another other D.C. community.
Virginia’s brightening economic picture offers a chance to spend more money on “investments” in education, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Thursday, hinting that the state’s decadelong trend of bigger budgets could continue next year.
The former TV newsman who fatally shot two journalists during a live broadcast Wednesday purchased the handgun legally.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser tells a jeering crowd that she will put more police on city streets.
A group representing Catholic students with intellectual disabilities is hoping a U.S. visit from Pope Francis could spark nothing less than a renaissance in Catholic education.
Vester Lee Flanagan, a former TV reporter who recorded himself fatally shooting a reporter and videographer during a live broadcast in Virginia on Wednesday morning, was disgruntled over perceived racial discrimination and purportedly said he was pushed to act out because of a mass shooting this summer that targeted black congregants at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Jubilation over the recent birth of panda twins at the National Zoo turned to sadness Wednesday as one of the newborn cubs died after three and a half days.
The Howard Theatre will host three performances from dancer Savion Glover Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Northwest.
Regulators in the District of Columbia rejected the proposed merger of power companies Exelon and Pepco on Tuesday, saying the deal would not benefit ratepayers.
Hillary Clinton hasn’t wasted any time in connecting the tragic shooting of two journalists Wednesday in Virginia to the need for stricter gun control laws.
Gov. Larry Hogan is announcing the last transfers of inmates and detainees from the dangerously decrepit men’s section of the Baltimore City Detention Center.