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Air-conditioner cord blamed for fatal fire

Air-conditioner cord blamed for fire that killed 85-year-old woman in Rock Hall, Maryland

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:57pm EDT

Man charged in fatal December shooting in Odenton

Man charged in fatal shooting of Odenton teen in December

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:45pm EDT

Va. records best oyster harvest since 1987

McAuliffe announces largest Virginia oyster harvest since 1987 _ 504,000 bushels

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:17pm EDT

Md. hiker hospitalized after snake bite

Frederick County authorities say a hiker is under medical observation after he was bitten by a snake at Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:11pm EDT

New Va. mental health panel has first meeting

Va. lawmakers vow broad reform of state's mental health system as panel holds first meeting

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:09pm EDT

Rider slashes Metrobus driver

D.C. police arrested a rider who they say attacked a Metrobus driver with a knife Monday.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:04pm EDT

Fairfax police seek suspects in ATM skimmer cases (Photos)

Police are looking to the public to catch ATM scammers who recently hit four ATMs in Fairfax County. Similar cases have been reported in Loudoun and Stafford counties.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Md. governor, faith leaders meet on immigration

Md. governor, faith leaders meet on ways to help unaccompanied immigrant children

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:47pm EDT

Judge: Students, staff can oppose Corcoran merger

Judge says students, faculty can oppose merger of Corcoran Gallery with 2 larger institutions

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:46pm EDT

President Obama on statehood for DC: 'I'm for it'

President Barack Obama says he supports DC as 51st state despite difficult politics of it

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:46pm EDT

Prince George's Co. Council OKs casino plan

Prince George's County officials voted 8-1 to approve the building plan for a $925 million casino near the nation's capital.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:39pm EDT

Advisory firm CEB to keep its HQ in Arlington, Va.

Advisory firm CEB to keep its HQ in Arlington, Va., expects to add 800 jobs by 2018

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:29pm EDT

Group seeks full disclosure of drilling chemicals

Group demands full public disclosure of chemicals that would be used for Md. gas drilling

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:27pm EDT

Woman with injured leg rescued in Grand Teton

Grand Teton National Park rangers use helicopter to rescue hiker with injured leg

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:27pm EDT

Man's body found in New River in Radford

Body found in New River in Radford, witnesses say man was trying to cross on foot

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:26pm EDT

James River body found near where man disappeared

Jet skier finds body in James River near area where boater disappeared

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Martinsville considers allowing backyard chickens

Martinsville council considers allowing backyard chickens, will hear public comments Tuesday

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Community farm in New Market closes

Community farm, recovery program in New Market closes, property put up for sale

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Va. Tech institute receives 2 federal contracts

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute receives 2 federal contracts potentially worth $55m

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:26pm EDT

2 large chicken farms planned for southern Del.

2 huge chicken farms planned in southern Del. test region's pride in poultry industry

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:26pm EDT
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