The District’s newly minted concealed carry laws require gun owners seeking permits to complete 18 hours of firearms training. One problem: As of Wednesday, the day before a court-ordered deadline for the permitting process to begin, no instructors had been approved to teach the compulsory course.
Dogs unleashed to take down WH fence jumper in wake of previous Secret Service lapses, Ottawa attack
A 23-year-old Maryland man was in the custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.
A longtime animal rights activist who believes that pets should not be considered property was dealt a setback in federal court when a judge threw out his legal case challenging D.C. law that forbids him from denying “ownership” of his beagle.
Maryland’s Republican candidate for governor, Larry Hogan, is taking swipes at his Democratic opponent, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, over the mistaken release of a murder suspect from a Baltimore detention facility over the weekend.
A female substitute teacher in D.C. has reportedly been arrested for performing oral sex on a male student inside a classroom while he filmed it.
A federal appeals court overturned the conviction of a Virginia doctor found guilty of attempting to engage in sexual activity with a 12-year-old girl and 3-year-old boy.
Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, died Tuesday. He was 93.
A new poll suggests Democrat Muriel Bowser is gaining momentum in the D.C. mayor’s race as an increasing number of voters settle on a candidate ahead of the Nov. 4 election.
This is a lesson for us all, even those of us who do not live in Indiana or claim to be a Hoosier.
The two candidates to replace retiring Rep. Frank R. Wolf in Virginia’s 10th District are readying their closing pitch to voters in one of the most expensive House races in the country.
Authorities investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student are searching a rural area where human remains were discovered.
The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Northwest celebrated its 150th anniversary Sunday, mere days after completion of an extensive renovation that brightened the sanctuary, patched the roof and installed glass doors at the entrance.