D.C. lawyer’s killer pleads guilty to second-degree murder

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

Pr. George’s Council approves budget that would raise property taxes for the first time since 1978

The council voted for a budget that would raise the tax rate by 4 percent, generating $34 million for schools.

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.

Michael King, TV syndicator behind Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Phil McGraw and Rachael Ray, dies at 67

Mr. King and his brother made King World Productions an industry leader.

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Local reporter fatally shot in D.C.

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

Chris Christie, a onetime booster, now wants to dump the Common Core

N.J. governor joins other GOP presidential hopefuls in a revolt against the academic standards.

Driver sped off of parking garage’s second level, police say

The 85-year-old man, who suffered minor injuries, was charged with reckless driving.

Bevy of new charges for alleged bank robber who escaped at Va. hospital

Wossen Assaye could face a minimum of 122 years in prison if convicted of every count.

PM Update: Widely scattered storms this evening, another summery day on Friday

Friday will be a few degrees cooler, but dewpoints in the mid-60s keep the humidity moderately uncomfortable.

Manassas police dogs sport new vests

The gear protects dogs from bullets and stab wounds.

Man accused of breaking into home and touching sleeping 6-year-old

The man entered a home in Centreville, where three children were sleeping alone.

What can D.C. do about your rat problem?

In many cases, not a whole lot.

Photos: President Obama tours National Hurricane Center

The Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to be a snoozer, but the National Hurricane Center was abuzz today as President Obama visited the tropical weather forecasting hub in Miami.

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.

D.C. lawyer’s killer 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.

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.

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