One hundred years ago, Alexander Graham Bell made the first transcontinental telephone call, Babe Ruth made his pitching debut for the Boston Red Sox — and on Dec. 12, 1915, a pop singer by the name of Francis Albert Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Washington’s National Museum of Crime & Punishment has announced it will be closing its doors soon.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will not have to go to prison while the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to consider his appeal of his public corruption convictions.
A colorful and complex figure in Maryland politics, Marvin Mandel was seen by some as an innovator who reorganized state government to be more efficient. For others, he was forever stained by his conviction for selling the powers of office.
D.C. charities have found creative ways to bring food to the city’s hungry and homeless, but one enterprising partnership has an inspired plan to bolster the souls of Washington’s neediest.
Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corruption charges, has died. He was 95.
Attorneys in Baltimore are reviewing hundreds of convictions after an investigation revealed that police there have secretly used cell phone surveillance tools in nearly 2,000 criminal cases.
Maryland’s schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio education nonprofit.
Mei Xiang’s surviving panda cub is an active, healthy male and “overall looks great,” National Zoo said Thursday, a day after her smaller twin cub had died.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser told a jeering crowd that she will put more police on city streets.
The former TV newsman who fatally shot two journalists during a live broadcast Wednesday purchased the handgun legally.
The man who was news director during Vester Flanagan’s rocky tenure at Virginia station WDBJ-TV described him as someone who constantly saw himself being victimized by others.