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A killer convicted again, decades after a fatal shooting

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A victim’s family must relive a crime 42 years later after a shooter’s first trial is found unconstitutional.


NAACP branch president: Largo principal should be ousted

Bob Ross is second county official to weigh in on the alleged discriminatory actions taken by the principal.


Douglass extends its shutout streak

FOOTBALL | The 13th-ranked Eagles rout Gwynn Park, 38-0, to improve to 3-0. Douglass has yet to allow a point this season.


Prince George’s schools CFO put on administrative leave

State says Colby White and his wife committed insurance fraud over lost wedding ring claim.


Religion events from around the Washington area

Homecoming events, health fair, 9/11 unity walk, concerts, literacy volunteers, Ken Burns documentary.


Police say driver ran from fatal car crash in Camp Springs

One passenger was killed and another critically injured in a collision on a Branch Avenue off-ramp.


Md. man to spend 92 years in prison for child sex abuse

Michael David Brochu, 54, of Bowie, sentenced Friday in third child-sex abuse case in two years.


Commuter program kept up by finding new directions

Increasing congestion, more travel options and better technology encouraged car-free commuting.

Will you go car-free on Monday?

Taking the one-day pledge could raise awareness about the D.C. region’s many alternatives to solo driving.

Maryland open houses Sept. 20-21

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


Will Apple’s watch make step tracking mainstream?

There is no word of mouth like Apple word of mouth. “It sucks people in to thinking about something they weren’t thinking about before,” an analyst says.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

In political Washington, Agony of De Feet

Officials, lawmakers and staffers from both parties gleefully compete over the number of steps they walk daily.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

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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Prince George’s County crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Prince George’s County, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel.

Prince George’s County calendar, Sept. 18-24, 2014

Sports tournaments, documentary screenings, networking breakfast, city hearing, boat rides.

Prince George’s County volunteer opportunities

The Alzheimer’s Association seeks volunteers to help with the Sept. 27 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Bowie.

Prince George’s County adopt a pet

Prince George’s County adopt a pet

Zena, a 7-year-old tan female Pekingese, is available for adoption.

Prince George’s County crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Prince George’s County, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel.

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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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