Killer of D.C. attorney pleads guilty to second-degree murder

Jamyra Gallmon faces between 18 and 25 years in prison for Feb. 9 killing of David Messerschmitt.

This vote could determine whether Prince Georgians pay more in taxes

Long-awaited council budget meeting is delayed by more than two hours. Fate of proposed tax hike is unclear.

One in five U.S. schoolchildren are living below federal poverty line

New federal data from U.S. Education Department shows an uptick in childhood poverty among all groups

At the National Spelling Bee, just 10 top spellers remain

Seven of the 10 finalists are kids of South Asian descent, the group that has dominated the bee recently.


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Kirby Delauter, of ‘Kirby Delauter, Kirby Delauter’ fame, touches off new flap

The Frederick County Council member, once He Who Must Not Be Named, took to the radio to make crude comments about colleagues.

Killer of D.C. attorney pleads guilty to second-degree murder

Jamyra Gallmon faces between 18 and 25 years in prison for Feb. 9 killing of David Messerschmitt.

Arlington’s second Italian Store has a few new tricks up its sleeve

The long-awaited addition to the Westover neighborhood has allowed the Tramonte family to try some different food and drink offerings.

Woman fatally shot in Southeast Washington identified

Charnice Milton, 27, is among six slaying victims in District since Friday.

D.C. police shoot at, chase robbery suspects into Prince George’s County

Two arrested, one being sought, police say.

Maryland voters express frustration over standardized testing in schools

64 percent of respondents say too much time is spent on tests, according to teachers union’s poll.

After 20 inches of rain, Texas and Oklahoma deserve a break. It’s coming.

The saturated southern states will have to endure a few more days of wet weather before dry relief floods in.

13 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of May 29-31

Clap Your Hands at the Rock & Roll Hotel, get your geek on at Awesome Con, go biking with New Belgium, welcome home D.C. United and celebrate Lafayette in Alexandria.

Scattered storms possible into this evening, best chance south and east of D.C.

Thunderstorms are likely to develop this afternoon, but overall coverage should be limited - with even fewer storms than yesterday.

Lanier: Rush-hour shooting 'does not look like road rage'

A gunman in a car opened fire on a sport utility vehicle during Thursday morning’s rush hour on the Anacostia Freeway in Southwest Washington, killing one man and seriously wounding another, according to D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier.

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Anti-Semitic fliers found in neighborhoods across region

The fliers, first reported Wednesday in Chevy Chase, have also turned up in D.C. and Alexandria.

U-Va. student Martese Johnson faces Sept. trial date

University of Virginia student Martese Johnson spoke to the media Thursday after his hearing at the Charlottesville district court.

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Why Arne Duncan is rooting for a tax hike in Prince George’s

Even the U.S. Secretary of Education has an opinion about the battle raging in Prince George's County over school spending.

It’s late May and Boston has trash-infested snow piles three stories high

Towering snow piles still linger - a crusty, nasty reminder of its miserable winter, the snowiest in recorded history.

Magnificent double rainbow photos after Wednesday storms

Rainbows painted the D.C. skyline on Wednesday afternoon where sun met rain.

Will Gov. Hogan’s recent vetoes stick?

Maryland's Republican governor rejected six bills that had broad support in the Democratic-controlled legislature, but the sponsors say they will work to override the vetoes.

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