Fifth body found in fire-wrecked Annapolis mansion

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Four children and their grandparents are believed to have perished in one of Maryland’s deadliest fires in years.


Religion events from around the Washington area

Christ Church interim rector, ecumenical events, classical music, exercise and yoga.


Arlington’s urbanization creates stress over construction

Residents and officials try to balance the need for schools, parks and housing in growing Northern Virginia.

Maryland open houses Jan. 24-25

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


Devoted grandparents, 4 adored kids and a brutal fire that took everything

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Don and Sandra Pyle adored their four grandchildren, but a fire at their Md. mansion likely killed them all.


Gov. Hogan’s appeal to the ‘middle ground’ could revive the GOP in Md.

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

If Larry Hogan can position Md. Republicans as moderates, it could give the party a historic chance.


2 bodies recovered from burned Annapolis mansion

(Jonathan Newton / The Post)

Officials have not identified the two people found in the wreckage, and four others remain missing.


Going Out Guide

(John Pellett / John Pellett)

Going Out Guide for Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland, Jan. 22-28, 2015


Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report

Listings of incidents reported recently by police in Anne Arundel and Howard counties and Annapolis.


Rutherford begins term as Maryland’s lieutenant governor

(Linda Davidson / The Washington Post)

Lawyer worked in the Ehrlich and Bush administrations. He left the Democratic Party because “I’m not a victim.”


Michael S. Rosenwald

Maryland’s first family reflects the area’s diversity

Gov. Larry Hogan his Korean-born wife, Yumi, are a groundbreaking historic.

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Just divorced? Blast your wedding dress with a machine gun

Gun ranges are racing to attract new shooters with exceedingly creative package deals. A Las Vegas range is offering a “Just Divorced” package.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

GUNtry Club reviews: better than Disney World, “boyfriend...thought he was Rambo“’

New high-end gun ranges are putting the luxury in firearms -- granite counters, cigar lounges, custom fitted ear plugs.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

At elite clubs, members enjoy
cigars and a few rounds of gunfire

The guntry clubs are featuring lounges with plenty of leather and attracting a new breed of shooter.

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Maryland’s inauguration day

New Gov. Larry Hogan and his lieutenant, Boyd Rutherford, are sworn in after an interfaith prayer service.

D.C.’s first snowfall of the winter

Travelers probably aren’t too thankful for the storm that hit the day before Thanksgiving.

Frederick, Md., is part of a small-city boom

Walkable, urban mini-D.C.s are popping up nationwide, with Frederick, Md., a notable example.

Larry Hogan, riding an anti-tax wave

Maryland’s GOP nominee for governor on the campaign trail, bringing a familiar face along.

From Annapolis to Fallujah and back again

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown served two terms in the House of Delegates, spending some of his tenure deployed in Iraq.

Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

Marylanders go to the polls

In the Maryland primary, voters chose candidates for governor, attorney general and local offices.

Heavy rains, strong winds wallop D.C.

Anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain fell, beginning last night, causing flooding in the D.C. area.

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