People who have a “good reason” to feel threatened — for example, stalking victims — would be able to seek a concealed carry permit for a legally owned handgun under a new D.C. law proposed Thursday. But those with generalized fears, such as apprehension about living in a neighborhood with high crime, would not be considered eligible for such a permit, officials say.
Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan on Wednesday accused rival Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown of breaking state campaign finance rules by coordinating activity with an outside Super PAC.
The D.C. Republican Party is wading into the city’s mayoral race despite the lack of a candidate in the contest, with officials criticizing the ads of one of the nominees.
The D.C. Council and mayor are collaborating on an emergency bill that would regulate residents’ ability to carry legally registered guns outside their homes.
The Change the Mascot campaign sent out letters to 31 NFL owners, urging them to “stand on the right side of history and demand the name change.”
Police are searching for Hannah Elizabeth Graham, a University of Virginia student who disappeared while walking home from an off-campus party.
Investigators from two states were searching an area near Lynchburg, Virginia, for the remains of two young sisters from Maryland who were abducted in 1975, police said late Tuesday.
Alexandria school officials say all schools went on lock-in after a report of a person brandishing a weapon near one school, but students are now on their way home.
A Democratic senator held the first congressional hearing on D.C. statehood in 20 years to “restart the conversation” about the city’s lack of voting representation on Capitol Hill, but the discussion barely got off the ground before a top Republican quickly dismissed the summit as a one-sided look at a measure that’s going nowhere.
Radio channels were overloaded. Police officers had no familiarity with the military base they were responding to. Emergency calls reporting an active shooter were routed to two separate 911 call centers.
Montgomery County police say they are working to build a homicide case against the mother of two Clarksburg children who have been missing for more than a week.
A former Georgetown student who manufactured ricin pleaded guilty Monday to possessing the deadly poison in his dorm room — a turn of events prosecutors suggest was inspired by the TV show “Breaking Bad.”