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Olney mourns Sherwood student killed in teen car crash

(Michael S. Williamson / The Washington Post)

A 15-year-old was killed and two other Sherwood High School students hurt in weekend crash.


Stirring rally
for Little Hoyas


FOOTBALL | Four days after the death of former teammate Abraham Pishevar, Georgetown Prep rallies from a 20-3 deficit to beat Fork Union.

Best Of is back! Vote for your favorites in the D.C. area

Vote for your favorite D.C. bars, restaurants and people, and we’ll spotlight the winners in our October 16 issue.


Neighbors question plans for Md. shooting ranges

Many Sugarloaf Mountain area residents are gun owners, but are worried about safety and noise.


Man dies after getting trapped under boulder on island

Rescuers tried to save 25-year-old man trapped on Offutt Island in the Potomac Gorge.


Security measures increase as schools open for new year

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

Schools are equipped with buzzer systems, cameras and uniformed officers after Newtown shootings.


One teen dead, two seriously injured in Olney crash

The three teenagers were in a convertible that crashed about 1:23 a.m. Saturday.


Man found dead at Shady Grove Metro station

The man, found by Metro Transit Police shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday, likely died of a drug overdose.


Transit project critics hunt for critters to justify lawsuit

(RICKY CARIOTI / The Washington Post)

COLUMN | Purple Line transit project opponents can’t find tiny species in forest but sue to protect them anyway


Castillo, Falcons roll in opener

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

FOOTBALL | Playing its first non-nationally televised season opener in three seasons, No. 12 Good Counsel cruises past Wilson.


Michael S. Rosenwald

Buying frenzy of Russian-made AK-47s follows import ban

The surge of sales after sanctions were imposed against Russia brought a boom in demand.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Ethan Saylor’s mom backs Frederick Co. sheriff’s opponent

Patti Saylor, whose son died in an encounter with off-duty deputies, endorses the Democratic challenger.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

5 guns that changed history

From the Philadelphia Derringer to the AK-47, these guns altered history. Is the smart gun next?

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Gun designer becomes the target of gun-rights activists

Ernst Mauch believes smart guns must replace “dumb guns,” no matter what his critics say.

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Maryland & regional photo galleries

Our Washington

Post photographers are sharing their favorite area locations.

Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

Marylanders go to the polls

In the Maryland primary, voters chose candidates for governor, attorney general and local offices.

Heavy rains, strong winds wallop D.C.

Anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain fell, beginning last night, causing flooding in the D.C. area.

Democratic candidates for Md. governor debate

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Del. Heather Mizeur and Attorney General Doug Gansler face off.

A knitting class that isn’t just about knitting

For instructors and students, it’s more than just another activity to help prisoners pass the weeks, months and years.

Amateur gets a seat at the poker table

A new TV show gives Reisterstown, Md., man chance to play with pros.

Inside a casino’s surveillance operation

A security force and state-of-the-art surveillance operation protects Maryland Live Casino from thieves.

Worst storm of season hits D.C. area

The biggest storm of the season has closed airport runways, stretches of parkways, schools and offices across the region.

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