Police ‘barely missed’ arresting quadruple homicide suspect in N.Y. before he was captured in D.C.

A helicopter and agents from multiple states aided the hunt for Daron Dylon Wint, who is expected in court Friday.

Poetry contest helps locked-up youth find their voices

This year’s Words Unlocked contest drew 1,300 entries.

Violent flooding sweeps cars through city streets in Turkey (Video)

A neighborhood administrator in Izmir has been requesting the funds for storm gutters, to no avail.

Man fatally shot in Annapolis parking lot

Lamont Scurry, 39, was found dead on Thursday night.

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Why studying Alzheimer’s in people with Down Syndrome could help everyone

By their 30s, changes begin occurring in the brains of people with Down Syndrome that set the process of Alzheimer’s into motion. By their 50s, nearly all will have the telltale signs.

Father who police say abducted 5-year-old son on Metro is arrested

Metro Transit Police say boy, who was taken from mother at King Street station, has been found and is safe.

Texas prayed for drought-busting rain four years ago. It finally came.

As of Thursday, no part of Texas is in an extreme drought anymore. The National Weather Service says the drought is "all but over."

The best barbecue joints in the D.C. area, ranked

The $20 Diner ate way too much brisket in recent weeks to deliver these results.

Police ‘barely missed’ arresting quadruple homicide suspect in N.Y. before he was captured in D.C.

A helicopter and agents from multiple states aided the hunt for Daron Dylon Wint, who is expected in court Friday.

Arlington neighborhood resists gun shop opening in strip mall

Store is too close to schools, residences, neighbors say.

Traffic, transit tips for Memorial Day weekend

Holiday weekend features concerts, parades, Rolling Thunder and the usual Metrorail schedule changes.

Woodbridge man killed crossing major intersection

He was walking into the crosswalk as the light turned from red to green, police said.

Want the Redskins to change their name? Change yours to ‘White Liberal Angst,’ Va. lawmaker says.

A Democratic state senator from Fairfax says the board has run out of "actual problems" in wading into the Redskins name debate.

Fire destroys three-story home in Prince George’s County

No injuries were reported in the Accokeek blaze.

Man injured after flying rocks from nearby quarry fall on home in Sterling

Several cars at area businesses were also damaged in Loudoun County.

Could cricket flour become the next bug thing in baking?

The treats may save humanity from destroying itself, but they won't make life tastier.

Models and experts lean toward strong El Nino forecast for the fall

Both computer model and human forecasters suggest it's a very real possibility, at least a 50-50 one.

Quiz: How well do you know your way around D.C. streets?

Washington has one of the most reasonable street layouts in the country. But the intricate logic of Washington's streets extends far beyond that.

Maryland open houses May 23-24

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

Happy Friday! And Metro delays for riders on Red Line.

Expect delays for riders on Metro's Red Line because of a train malfunction earlier in the morning.

Virginia open houses May 23-24

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

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