North Point plays keep-away

(Gabe Hiatt / For The Washington Post)

FOOTBALL | Brandon Battle fooled Braves and referees with a crucial read-option game in a 49-35 win at Chopticon.


Friday football: The early report

(Tariq Lee / The Washington Post)

Scores and quick recaps from all of Friday’s football action, including Paint Branch-Blair, Dominion-Loudoun Valley and Annandale-W.T. Woodson.

Maryland open houses Oct. 18-19

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


Man charged with murder after allegedly running over wife

(Charles County Sheriff's Office / Charles County Sheriff's Office)

Brian Patrick Weyhenmeyer, of Charles County, had run over his wife with an SUV, police say.


Montgomery GOP pulls support for council candidate

Jim Kirkland sent e-mail containing anti-Semitic statement. Incumbent Democrat praised party’s action.


La Plata rallies past Northern

VOLLEYBALL | The undefeated Warriors drop the first set but then show their resilient side as they beat a challenging SMAC competitor.


Going Out Guide, Oct 16-22

(Courtesy Accokeek Foundation / Accokeek Foundation)

What’s happening in Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland.


Southern Maryland crime report

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


Southern Maryland community calendar, Oct. 16-23, 2014

Events include St. Mary’s oyster festival, county candidates forum and “Paying for College” talk.


Southern Maryland deaths

Obituaries reported by funeral homes in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.


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‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez takes on Parkinson’s disease

The former spy has made his illness public to bring attention to new treatments.

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‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez battling Parkinson’s

The former spy is talking publicly for the first time about the disease, which he struggled with following the hit movie “Argo.“

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Is this the greatest eBay listing ever?

A Wyoming gamer expecting his fourth child is auctioning off an astonishing collection of more than 5,700 video games.

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Donald Trump is tired of his name (on Atlantic City casinos)

As part of a legal war over two troubled casinos that pay to use his name, Trump has demanded his name be removed. The letters are coming down today.

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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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