A Virginia Senate panel on Monday killed several gun control initiatives pushed by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe, including bills to require universal background checks on gun show sales and reinstatement of the state’s recently-lifted ban on purchasing more than one handgun per month.
D.C. police have written more than 250 tickets for marijuana possession in the roughly six months since the District relaxed its marijuana laws, but the vast majority of citations have simply been ignored, an analysis by The Washington Times has found.
Investigators have recovered a body believed to be the last person missing since a massive fire reduced a Maryland mansion to rubble with six people inside.
A federal appeals court has approved former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s request to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions.
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An arbitrator has ordered the D.C. fire department to reverse former Chief Kenneth B. Ellerbe’s demotion of a 33-year veteran employee over his handling of an internal disciplinary matter involving beer found in a fire house.
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With the Virginia General Assembly’s first full week in the books and Gov. Terry McAuliffe out of the hospital, the Republican-led legislature and Richmond Democrats are heading toward major confrontations on a number of hot-button issues.
A hard-fought battle is being waged for the allegiance of young Americans on abortion, and pro-life leaders see fresh signs of hope that Roe v. Wade won’t survive the millennial generation.
A proposal to allow adoption by the partners of unmarried gay parents was rejected Friday by a Virginia Senate committee.
Some 2,000 young pro-life supporters were urged to stay visible, stay active and stay hopeful at a daylong conference held Friday in Maryland as a follow up to the Jan. 22 March for Life.
Anne Arundel County fire officials said they expect to find two more bodies in the rubble of a 16,000-square-foot Annapolis mansion that burned down in the early hours of Monday morning.