Capital Weather Gang
Another cold front barges in with heavy showers and storms later in the week.
Victims were persuaded to withdraw large amounts and place them inside black pillowcases or under mattresses. Evil spirits could then migrate from the person to the bills, they were told, according to court records.
Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski speaks at a news conference Thursday. (Cameron Thompson/DCW50 News)
Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski speaks at a news conference Thursday. (Cameron Thompson/DCW50 News)
Perspective
When police officers make mistakes or are involved in a shooting, the details typically aren’t released for weeks. But Police Chief Hank Stawinski’s response was unusual and remarkable. He provided a full timeline of events — and an apology — in less than 24 hours when officers mistakenly raided the apartment of an innocent man.

The Arthur Capper Senior Public Housing complex burned Wednesday.

The venomous snake, the herpetological equivalent of conjoined twins, was examined by wildlife agency experts.

No motive is given for the Baltimore County incident.

A tractor-trailer jackknifed on the Betlway's inner loop near Rockville, Md. It was carrying more than 8,000 pounds of meat, and fuel spilled.

Shooting was during fight in Silver Spring.

Shootout is in neighborhood northwest of Inner Harbor.

In rural Virginia, Leslie Cockburn learns a new trade as she tries to catch a blue wave

‘From the tiniest, softest whispers to the grandest of all sounds, it’s all there. It’s a thrill.’

Incumbent Brian Frosh has sued the president more than 20 times — too much, his GOP opponent says.

Democrat Ben Jealous has criticized Republican governor for having a mostly male Cabinet.

The denial follows advice from the state attorney general deeming the plan unlawful.

Today won’t exactly be the ideal first full day of fall many of us were hoping for, as outdoor plans take a hit.

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Bring a poncho to this one.

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Steady rain in the morning may lighten to showers or drizzle during the afternoon, but by then the damage may have already been done.

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“A new one” for inspectors, Customs agency says.

Victim attacked while gardening, injury said to be not life-threatening.

The 17-year-old had been doing driveway work, police say.

One fatality was reported near Richmond.

The nearly $70 million Entertainment and Sports Arena opened Saturday in Congress Heights.

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