Investigators found the child inside a burning car. They believe his mother was trying to cover up her crime.

Five-year-old Daniel Dana was poisoned by his mother, police say.

A roundup of news in the Washington area.

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Once again the temperature topped 90 degrees, but the low humidity made it seem all right.

Mark Herring points to a law relating to felony convictions, which the former governor himself signed.


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On Friday, authorities charged Narges Shafeirad, 33, with first-degree murder and first-degree arson following an investigation into the death of her 5-year-old son Daniel Dana. The investigation found that Dana was poisoned before police found him in a burned car last month.

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Two of the Maryland roommates just returned from the World Series of Poker with $500,000 in winnings.

Woman climbs barricade set in front of permanent White House fence; creates stir

The Warrior-Scholar Project helps ease enlisted veterans’ transition to life in college.

The grand jury heard at least 16 witnesses, and will return for more in mid-August before deciding whether to indict Officer Adam Torres.

Baker says budget constraints are forcing delay of opening, but residents claim it’s political will.

Blue skies, low humidity, no rain -- what more could you ask for on the first weekend in August?

The adult and minor have started a course of vaccines.

Residents have long opposed the construction of a bus depot at the historic Crummell School.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe sought to end state’s practice of issuing plates after church shooting in South Carolina.

Investigators found the child inside a burning car. They believe his mother was trying to cover up her crime.

The 63-year-old Pasadena man was found dead after a five-hour search.

They want to thank the community members who donated money to help send them to Italy.

We talk about the "dog days of summer" deep into August thanks to its often-relentless humidity and continued heat after an already hot July.

Virginia is a peanut in peanut production.

Members of the Prince George's County Council gathered outside the nearly-complete District VII police station in Fort Washington to demand County Executive Rushern L. Baker III reconsider his decision to delay the facility’s opening.

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Summer stretches a little bit longer and the shows get a lot better in August.

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