Field hockey: Former Maryland, Dutch standout Ameliet Rischen has Walter Johnson feeling European on the field

(Gabe Hiatt / For The Washington Post)

FIELD HOCKEY | Walter Johnson first-year Coach Ameliet Rischen brings experience from a playing career in the Netherlands and at Maryland.


Southern Maryland deaths

Recent obituaries reported by funeral homes in Charles County.


‘Move Over’ traffic safety laws still surprise highway drivers in D.C. area

(Frank Johnston / The Washington Post)

Laws are meant to give police, emergency responders a bit more safety from fast-moving traffic.

Maryland to smooth rough ride on I-95

Paving will close interstate lanes overnights for up to four weeks.


Police search Va. land in Lyon sisters case; girls were 10, 12 when they vanished

(Family Photo / Family Photo)

Detectives have sought the whereabouts of Sheila Lyon, 12, and Katherine Lyon, 10, for 39 years.


Montgomery County Adopt-A-Pet

(Montgomery County Animal Services / Montgomery County Animal Services)

Persia, a petite 3-year-old domestic shorthair, is available for adoption.


Montgomery County Animal Watch

Chihuahua-type dog found in a gully; horse and pit bull tangle; board members sought; cat adoptions.


Montgomery County community events, Sept. 18-25, 2014

Ethio­pian coffee ceremony, Ralph Nader talk, magic show, Silver Spring Health Expo and other events.


History-loving student from Montgomery to interview U.S. archivist for Constitution Day

Adalia Jimenez, 16, from Montgomery County, will interview an archivist for Constitution Day.

Metro looks ahead to the possible FBI relocation to Greenbelt

The agency plans a public hearing to lay out its plans for redeveloping the Greenbelt Metro station should the FBI relocate there.