A new study finds that obese teen girls perform worse on school standardized exams than girls with a healthy weight.
Ex-DC teacher gets 25 years child pornography case; replaced bin Laden on FBI wanted list
Police need help identifying a suspect in a daytime sexual assault where a woman was attacked at gunpoint in the Northeast neighborhood behind the Minnesota Avenue Metro station.
Prince George's police quickly caught a man who they say tried to abduct a girl as she walked to school Monday morning.
George Washington University receives $80 million from Milken, Redstone for public health
Police activity has shut down all lanes of Interstate 270 in Montgomery County.
Prosecutors: Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell not entitled to more details on his corruption charges
For most of Vincent Gray's three-plus years as mayor, federal prosecutors have been investigating alleged dirty tricks in his 2010 campaign. Gray has maintained he did nothing illegal and was aware of nothing illegal and prosecutors never presented any evidence implicating the mayor. All that changed Monday.
A police pursuit of a minivan filled with young adults ended with a serious crash that closed the Virginia I-95 ramp to Dale Boulevard for several hours Tuesday morning.
The news of two men traveling with stolen passport on the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner is shedding new light on the vulnerability with passport security, says a homeland security expert.
Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia Wright to retire; has served since 2008
James Madison professor, student research ginseng ecology, hope to develop restoration plan
Residents are being advised to avoid wild animals after two rabies cases were discovered in Pittsylvania County.
A St. Louis-based company is seeking approval to erect a giant Ferris wheel at Virginia Beach's Oceanfront.
Richmond school officials have temporarily moved a principal who is suing four parents to the system's central office.
Alante Fenner scored 15 points and Terel Hall had 14 as fifth-seeded Savannah State beat 12th seed South Carolina State 64-47 on Monday in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Two longtime D.C. friends are helping under-served businesses overcome their obstacles with creative campaigns.
A 16.5-acre property originally part of George Washington's Mount Vernon estate just sold for $18.6 million, the highest sale price in the Washington area in more than two-and-a-half years.
Three deer are dead after being attacked by two dogs inside Southern Middle School in Lothian, Md.
Charges dismissed against Washington Co. deputy who killed dog that wandered onto his property