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

No one was inside the house. Two firefighters were injured during the two-hour effort.

The long-troubled jail is a “black eye” and an “embarrassment” for the state, Maryland’s governor says.

Laurel police deny public strip search charge

Allan Sergeant, 50, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Laurel Police Department on Thursday after he said an officer allegedly performed a public strip search on him during a March 2014 traffic stop.

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Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

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More than two decades after brewing up his catchy club hit, Curtis Alan Jones — a.k.a. Green Velvet — is still bringing the heat.

Poor, old, veteran and disabled residents will get more energy-saving help from Dominion Virginia Power.

Five millions of gallons gushed out of the broken 16-inch main.

After two weeks of attacks from his rival, the Senate candidate comes out in favor of a deal.

A roundup of news in the Washington area.

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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.

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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The defense team questions the accuracy of a reported sighting of the man near one victim’s home.

Md. water utility says drinking water supply remains safe.

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.

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

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