Girl’s father describes her as beautiful and always full of life. Police say she was shot by another child thought to be playing with a gun.

A new task force will explore ways to move public and charter schools beyond the seat-time-based system.

The driver, Carroll Arness Smith, was arrested shortly after the fatal crash, which killed his passenger.

Hogan calls long-troubled jail a “black eye” and an “embarrassment” for the state of Maryland.


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

A community newspaper's demise leaves a void.

Judge Randy I. Bellows will replace Judge Jane Marum Roush, who is headed to the Va. Supreme Court.

Laugh along with comedians Sasheer Zamata and David Koechner, get your baseball fix at the Newseum, watch "Star Trek" under the stars and chow down on barbecue at Mess Hall.

Prince George’s police officer came home to find an elderly stranger in his yard.

The man was receiving medical treatment and was in good condition, a fire department spokesman said.

After the early-to-mid afternoon downpours, any showers through early this evening should be widely scattered.

Pedestrian killed when he’s struck by a truck in the Lorton area.

Even crabs are fodder for the cross-Potomac smack talk that’s been raging since before the Civil War.

So far this year TSA officers have detected six guns at Reagan National.

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Streets were closed near Benning Road NE.

This is probably not a time to celebrate.

Drinking water not affected, utility says.

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Home-schooling policies vary widely across the nation.

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