Democrats in the General Assembly said Wednesday that they will try to expand gun controls this year, hoping to build on some of the nation’s toughest laws by banning firearms on college campuses and requiring a process for those convicted of domestic violence to turn in their guns.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) released Wednesday their first-ever report on the number of times ignition interlocks have stopped drunken drivers across the nation.
The fiscal 2017 federal budget would fund the completion the Homeland Security Department complex in Ward 8 and allow the District to regulate the sale of marijuana.
Maryland appeals court judges were skeptical of whether a lower court judge knew he was authorizing police to deploy a secret cellphone tracking system to help find a shooting suspect when police asked him to sign off on an order typically used to obtain less specific phone location data.
The Maryland Senate on Tuesday overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s final veto from last year on legislation that would allow felons to vote before they complete probation or parole.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Tuesday outlined plans to close the homeless shelter at the former D.C. General Hospital and replace it with smaller facilities in every ward, receiving broad support from the D.C. Council even though one lawmaker said his ward has too many shelters.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Tuesday that she doesn’t know if she can back a pared-down proposal to provide 12 weeks of paid medical and family leave to city workers, a policy that would be the country’s most generous.
Drones and model aircraft can return to the skies in the outer ring of special airspace around the nation’s capital.
A devious gadabout, Deonte Carraway, 22, has been arrested by Prince George’s County Police and charged with 10 counts of felony child pornography, sexual abuse of a minor and second-degree sexual offense after pornography was found on his phone, according to court documents released on Tuesday.
The National Park Service is considering limiting the items it collects at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson has pared down the District’s plan to give city workers 16 weeks of paid medical and family leave.
It’s unclear whether any Virginia jurisdictions qualify as sanctuary cities, but the state legislature is determined to make sure none of them stray across the line, with Republican senators and delegates pushing to withhold money from those that refuse to cooperate — and even considering making them have to pay restitution to those harmed by illegal immigrants within their borders.