Maryland will offer payments to five wrongly convicted men by month’s end, Gov. Hogan says

The men spent a collective 120 years in prison and have been waiting as long as 20 months for compensation from the state.

Va. nonprofit expands to Maryland amid affordable housing crunch

The Arlington group bought one of Montgomery County’s last privately owned complexes with a Section 8 rent subsidy contract.

Va. Democrats see gush of cash ahead of Nov. 5 election; GOP up slightly

Virginia Democrats have raised historic amounts of money in the weeks leading to the Nov. 5 election that will determine control of the General Assembly, using infusions from national groups to far outstrip Republican totals.
A newsboy sells a copy of the Evening Star announcing the U.S. entry into war in 1917. A new book recounts the history of the newspaper. (Library of Congress)
A newsboy sells a copy of the Evening Star announcing the U.S. entry into war in 1917. A new book recounts the history of the newspaper. (Library of Congress)

Remembering Washington’s shining Star, a great newspaper that died in 1981

In a town full of newspapers, the Evening Star once stood above the rest, according to a new book by Faye Haskins, a former archivist and photo librarian in the D.C. Public Library’s Washingtoniana division.

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) is battling Democratic legislative leaders over a costly education overhaul.

WHERE WE LIVE | The historic downtown abounds with restaurants, bars, music and a vibrant urban park.

Edmond, appearing in the District for the first time in 17 years, is seeking a reduction in his life sentence.

More Republicans are expected to challenge Reps. Luria, Spanberger and Wexton after legislative elections on Nov. 5.

Police are searching for a silver Chevy Traverse.

Over an inch of rain fell across most of the region.

As the Washington Nationals head to the World Series, the historic moment fuses the D.C. region.

The victim was found in parked car in Fairmount Heights, town police chief says.

The D.C. area is awash in empty office space. Can it be turned into homes to solve the housing crunch?

People ask the executive director of Lost Dog and Cat Rescue why her volunteers are so committed. "I don't always know how to answer," she said.

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Metro said it will continue a special late-night playoff service schedule for the Nationals' World Series run.

Thomas J. Bomba, a member of the force for 13 years, was found shot in Silver Spring.

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There’s a slew of bicycle-related proposals coming before the D.C. Council. The goal is to improve safety, but the impact on drivers could be costly.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wants new affordable units spread out across the city

Hacker figured out the username and password to access information from Wheaton High.

The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit agreed to rehear the lawsuit in December over whether the president is illegally profiting from foreign and state government visitors.

They were hit in the Temple Hills area of the county.

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