U.S. fighter jets escort Air France flight to JFK after threats

The Maryland State Police received an anonymous call threatening commercial aviation, police said.


Maryland offers incentives to active military and veteran homebuyers

(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)

The initiative would help buyers with down-payment assistance and a low-interest mortgage.

What you need to know about Memorial Day traffic and transit

Several roads are closed in the District for the National Memorial Day Parade. Metro is operating on a Sunday schedule.


Police identify child struck and killed by motorcycle in Prince George’s Co.

Two other children and an adult were injured when the motorcycle struck them as they waited to cross a street .


Pr. George’s man killed in Chesapeake Bay boating accident

A good Samaritan pulled the victim and four other people from the water after their vessel took on water.