Police chief said detectives don’t yet know how the gun got into the home

Quincy Jamal Holmes, 10, and his brother, Desmond, 9, attended elementary school in Loudoun County.

Pro-gun groups have spent much less on lobbying since gun-control advocates won a big victory in 2013.

Gov. Hogan: 'I am disgusted and outraged by the decision by the Obama administration'

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said he was “very angry and frustrated” by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision to deny Maryland federal aid to help cover the cost of the Baltimore riots in April.

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Md. water utility says drinking water supply remains safe.

No one has been hurt, and no one remains inside the house.

In the city of Bandar Mahshahr, the actual air temperature was 109 degrees with an astonishing dew point temperature of 90.

A new task force will explore ways to move public and charter schools beyond a system based on seat time.

Gradually overnight and into tomorrow, much drier air streams in shutting down the rain chances and miserable humidity.

The driver, Carroll Arness Smith, was arrested shortly after the fatal crash, which killed his passenger.

Hogan calls long-troubled jail a “black eye” and an “embarrassment” for the state of Maryland.

Under fire from conservatives, changes are made to AP U.S. History framework.

A community newspaper's demise leaves a void.

Judge Randy I. Bellows will replace Judge Jane Marum Roush, who is headed to the Va. Supreme Court.

Laugh along with comedians Sasheer Zamata and David Koechner, get your baseball fix at the Newseum, watch "Star Trek" under the stars and chow down on barbecue at Mess Hall.

Prince George’s police officer came home to find an elderly stranger in his yard.

The man was receiving medical treatment and was in good condition, a fire department spokesman said.

After the early-to-mid afternoon downpours, any showers through early this evening should be widely scattered.

Pedestrian killed when he’s struck by a truck in the Lorton area.

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