Prince George’s police arrest man barricaded inside College Park hotel room

Authorities said the armed man, who stayed in his Holiday Inn room for hours, will be medically evaluated.


Loose cat causes Anne Arundel elementary school to close early

A spokesman said animal control officials put out traps for the cat, who was spotted inside the school.


Southern Maryland community calendar, Aug. 28-Sept. 4, 2014

Events include a baseball game fundraiser, a jousting tournament, and a War of 1812 commemoration.


Southern Maryland crime report

Reports from the Maryland State Police and the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties sheriff’s offices.


Maryland Gov. O’Malley headed back to New Hampshire for fourth time in 10 months

(Jae C. Hong / AP)

His visit to Portsmouth will be the Democrat’s fourth visit in the 10 months.

Maryland open houses Aug. 30-31

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

D.C.’s historic boundary stones are being preserved

Efforts to convince their mishmash of owners to agree to a single rehabilitation plan were a bust, so D.C. is tackling just its stones.


Prince George’s charter school to eliminate recess to shorten day

Parents oppose the move at a Prince George’s middle school, saying kids should have downtime to socialize.


Fairfax officials say some people may have crossed Va.-Md. line to vote twice in 2012

An advocacy group’s claims about the presidential election spark probe in Fairfax into dual registrations.


Boy falls 3 stories from apartment building

The child was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.