Outside the courthouse where pretrial hearings began Wednesday for six officers accused in the death of a black man in their custody, demonstrators gathered to voice outrage over police brutality and race relations tearing the city apart — but their antagonism was just as intense when asked about the leading Democratic presidential candidates.
Pope Francis will celebrate his public Mass in Spanish this month in the nation’s capital.
After his latest round of cancer treatment, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says his prognosis is great and he feels strong.
A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers accused in the death in April of a black man who was in their custody.
Virginia is home to more than 250 wineries, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. The state’s Middleburg area, in Loudoun County, has two dozen wineries alone, and it’s so close to Washington that it calls itself “DC’s Wine Country.” Middleburg is about an hour’s drive from Washington, D.C., or about 24 miles (39 kilometers) from Washington Dulles International Airport- perfect for a day trip or long weekend. Just in time for fall, October is Virginia Wine Month with special events to take in autumn foliage and milder weather.
Gov. Larry Hogan and other Maryland officials will receive family members of former Gov. Marvin Mandel at the Maryland State House.
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.