Prince George’s County on Wednesday ended its policy of holding illegal immigrants in jail beyond their scheduled release so immigration officials can take them into federal custody for deportation.
The Fall Classic could prove a fall windfall for the local economy, with the Washington Nationals potentially playing 10 sold-out playoff dates that could mean tens of millions of dollars in business for the team, its vendors and the local restaurants, bars, parking garages, souvenir stands, ticket scalpers and snack vendors who benefit from the team’s success.
The man being treated for Ebola in Texas may have arrived in that state via Washington Dulles International Airport on a United Airlines flight, according to multiple reports.
Republican congressional candidate David Brat would not commit to supporting John A. Boehner as House speaker next year and isn’t ready to say whether he backs President Obama’s tactics to fight Islamic State terrorists in Syria and Iraq.
Authorities in Virginia said Tuesday that evidence in the recent disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham may help solve the 2005 sexual assault of a 26-year-old Fairfax City woman — the third case linked to the suspect, Jesse L. Matthew Jr.
Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps was arrested on DUI and other charges in Maryland early Tuesday morning.
Well, residents of the nation’s capital are about to begin paying for a new soccer stadium for D.C. United, the pro team. Its proposed neighbors have put together a prenup to this public-private marriage that pretty, which predetermined how much residents will have to toss into the public coffers — $100 million, at least. And the city’s denizens won’t get that much in return.
Catastrophes have hit communities for millennia, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the importance and preparedness of houses of worship during a time of need, emergency officials said Tuesday.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has authorized Dominion Resources to build a liquefied natural gas facility in southern Maryland.
The number of residents in Maryland who took advantage of the federally funded free phone program — dubbed by some as “Obamaphone” — swelled between 2009 and 2012 to about 645,000.
The man arrested in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student has provided a “significant break” in a 2009 unsolved killing, police said Monday.
Community outrage forced the federal government to nix its plans to house illegal immigrant children at a defunct college in rural Virginia, but the school fought back this month with discrimination complaints accusing both the Obama administration and its own neighbors of bigotry.