Montgomery judge holds off ruling on Maryland toll lanes bid protest

The judge said he would wait to decide the merits of a bid protest until an appellate court rules on whether it was filed in time.

By Katherine ShaverDecember 1, 2022

An FBI agent shot another passenger on a moving train. Was it a crime?

The trial of Eduardo Valdivia in Maryland centers on surveillance video from the Metro Red Line.

By Dan MorseDecember 1, 2022

How a Maryland rescue team saved 2 from plane that crashed into power lines

Members of a specialized Montgomery County rescue team describe how they pulled two people from a plane wedged 100 feet up an electrical tower.

By Ian Duncan and Luz LazoDecember 1, 2022

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan teases presidential bid, reflects on tenure

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan continues to tease his presidential ambitions as he winds down his second term as a Republican governor in a deep blue state.

By Ovetta Wiggins and Erin CoxDecember 1, 2022

Charges dropped for Maryland mom in children’s disappearance

Catherine Hoggle was accused in the deaths of her two youngest children.

By Dan MorseNovember 30, 2022

Baltimore archdiocese is funding attorneys seeking to seal abuse proceedings

The Archdiocese of Baltimore confirmed that it is paying legal fees for a group of anonymous litigants seeking to halt public disclosure of a report into clergy sexual abuses.

By Fredrick Kunkle and Michelle BoorsteinNovember 29, 2022

Maryland AG’s office has investigated 23 fatal encounters involving police

Of the 23 cases, about half have been sent to local prosecutors for charging decisions, and none have resulted in charges against officers.

By Jasmine HiltonNovember 29, 2022

‘Please hurry’: In 911 call, pilot in Md. plane crash cites visibility issues

From the cockpit, Patrick Merkle estimated that his aircraft had ended up 60 to 100 feet off the ground, pinned to a power line at a 45-degree angle.

By Luz LazoNovember 29, 2022

Federal probe underway in crash of plane that hit Maryland power lines

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating, although the cause of the crash wasn’t known.

By Luz Lazo, Lori Aratani and Ian DuncanNovember 28, 2022

WSSC Water names D.C. Water official Kishia L. Powell as general manager

Kishia L. Powell, a top D.C. Water official, will replace outgoing general manager Carla A. Reid after months of upheaval at WSSC Water.

By Katherine ShaverNovember 28, 2022

Two passengers rescued from plane tangled in high-voltage lines in Maryland

A pilot and a passenger were rescued from a small plane that had crashed into a power line tower and power lines in Maryland.

By Washington Post staffNovember 28, 2022

Melvin C. High broke barriers in policing over 53 years. He died weeks before retiring.

High was assistant chief in D.C. and chief in Norfolk, Va., and Prince George’s County before serving as sheriff for 12 years.

By Katie MettlerNovember 28, 2022

Md. mother is mentally fit for trial in children’s disappearance, prosecutors claim

Competency hearings are underway in Montgomery County to determine whether Catherine Hoggle should face trial in the disappearance of her two children.

By Dan MorseNovember 23, 2022

Mobile sports betting is live in Maryland: What you need to know

Maryland’s sports betting industry hit a critical milestone this week, two years after Maryland voters endorsed it in a landslide.

By Erin CoxNovember 23, 2022

Maryland’s Wildwood Estates is convenient for shopping, transit

WHERE WE LIVE | Many original owners still live in the North Bethesda neighborhood.

By Hope Hodge SeckNovember 23, 2022

Maryland’s mobile sports betting industry starts Wednesday

Maryland's long-delayed mobile sports betting industry launches Wednesday with seven competing apps, including some of the biggest names in sports wagering.

By Erin CoxNovember 22, 2022

Montgomery judge closes hearing on I-270, Beltway toll lanes bid protest

A Montgomery County Circuit Court judge closed a hearing Tuesday into the merits of a bid protest on a contract potentially worth billions to expand I-270 and part of the Beltway with toll lanes.

By Katherine ShaverNovember 22, 2022

Md. Attorney General Frosh overrules racist opinions of predecessors

The rulings had helped state agencies uphold segregation, discriminate against people of color and deny marriage licenses based on race.

By Erin CoxNovember 21, 2022

Towns at Market Commons offering 90 townhouses in Frederick, Md.

BUYING NEW | 90 townhomes with two-car garages

By Benjamin C. TankersleyNovember 21, 2022

Md. elections workers are still counting tens of thousands of ballots

Rising popularity of mail-in ballots and complications in counting them have left some local races undecided 10 days after the election, prompting calls for reform.

By Erin CoxNovember 18, 2022