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Man fatally shoots ex-wife, himself

Prince George's County Police say a man shot and killed his ex-wife in the parking lot of her apartment and then killed himself.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:39pm EDT

Vermont soldiers to be honored in Virginia

Vermont Civil War soldiers to be honored at battlefield in Virginia

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:38pm EDT

Lt. gov to lead Va. mental health task force

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam picked to lead Virginia mental health task force

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:38pm EDT

Anti-censorship awards go to White House, feds

Anti-censorship awards known as 'Jefferson Muzzles' given to government, White House

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:38pm EDT

Early learning could get boost in new Fairfax schools budget

Despite facing a budget shortfall, the Fairfax County Board of Education could boost spending on early childhood education next year.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:37pm EDT

Ex-deputy in Va. sentenced for soliciting minor

A former Greene County deputy has been sentenced for soliciting a minor online.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Va. ethanol plant finds life, investments

Long-dormant Hopewell ethanol plant revived, $26.2 million to be invested, creating 70 jobs

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 04:08pm EDT

Md. renews fight vs rural Allegany homes project

The Maryland Department of Planning is renewing its objection to a proposed housing development in rural Allegany County that led to a landmark state Court of Appeals ruling in 2008.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 03:54pm EDT

Marlboro maker Altria Group CEO made $17.5M in '13

The pay package for Altria Group's CEO jumped to nearly $17.5 million for fiscal 2013.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 03:52pm EDT

D.C. police locate missing man

The police say Salvadore Rivera was last seen in the 2800 block of Otis Street, in Northeast, at about 4 p.m. Monday.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Rosslyn cherry trees cut down in full bloom

Several cherry trees were chopped down this week, while fully flowered, for a new landscape design in Rosslyn.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Montgomery Co. touts 2nd longest life expectancy for women

Women in Montgomery County are expected to live for 84.9 years, the second longest life expectancy for women in any county or county-equivalent in the United States, according to a Seattle-based health research center.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 03:05pm EDT

Guns found in carry-on bags at DC-area airports

Transportation Security Administration: Loaded guns found in carry-on bags at DC-area airports

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Trial begins in killing of Lanham mom, kids, aunt

With the words "if you murder an innocent child you forfeit all that makes you human," prosecutors launched into opening statements in the trial of a man accused of killing four people, including two young children, in a Lanham home.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 01:36pm EDT

Does your dog watch TV? Discovery thinks he will

Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications Inc. has taken a stake in DogTV, a 24-hour channel available on DirecTV that airs programming specifically, and scientifically designed for, a canine audience.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Compromises fail on several high-profile Md. bills

Shielding bail reform, hazing penalty bills among Md. General Assembly casualties

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Driver involved in Va. wreck that killed 3 charged

Driver involved in New Kent County wreck that killed 3 charged; victims identified

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Ex-Amherst treasurer sentenced for embezzlement

Former Amherst treasurer sentenced to year in jail for embezzling county funds

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 12:20pm EDT

More charges for Md. man in grandparents' slaying

Indictment adds 7 counts against Keedysville, Md., man charged in grandparents' slaying

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 12:11pm EDT

Bechtel readies handover of Silver Line

Bechtel, lead contractor of the Dulles Transit Partners joint venture, expects to submit the project for approval within the next few days.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 12:03pm EDT
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