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Innocent man from Bowie spent months in jail for bringing honey back to United States

Aug 23, 2019 07:00 AM EDT

Leon Haughton bought three bottles of honey during his vacation in Jamaica. Customs officials said it was liquid meth.


To some, this queer couple look straight. For him, that’s okay. But for her, it feels ‘like a lie.’

Aug 23, 2019 07:29 AM EDT

Many queer couples feel that the way others perceive their relationship is at odds with who they really are.


Warehouse that was opposed by residents will not be built in Westphalia

Aug 23, 2019 03:56 AM EDT

Officials said Amazon was exploring a 4-million-square-foot merchandise logistics center in Prince George’s County.


Man said devil urged him to fatally stab worker on Frederick Douglass Bridge, court document states

Aug 23, 2019 06:50 AM EDT

Lance Ammons made his first court appearance Friday after he was arrested for stabbing a construction worker


A rarity in a big Virginia suburb: No major crimes or arrests

Aug 23, 2019 09:27 PM EDT

Thursday brought nothing to report, Prince William police say.


Vandalism at Education Department headquarters is under investigation

Aug 23, 2019 08:10 PM EDT

In a memo, the department said the “cowardly action is intolerable and unacceptable.”


‘No one thinks it’s funny’: Judge chastises Maryland teen who joked about shooting up his school

Aug 23, 2019 06:55 PM EDT

The Montgomery County judge told Luis Cabrera, 19, to be careful on social media.


Man said devil urged him to fatally stab worker on Frederick Douglass Bridge, court document states

Aug 23, 2019 06:50 PM EDT

Lance Ammons made his first court appearance Friday after he was arrested for stabbing a construction worker


‘Ready to throw officers under the bus’: Baltimore police feel angst over leadership, consent decree

Aug 23, 2019 06:12 PM EDT

A survey of 68 police officers finds many with low morale and confused about new reforms.


PM Update: Showers taper through this evening ahead of a rather nice weekend

Aug 23, 2019 04:30 PM EDT

Saturday's looking close to perfect. Sunday won't be too shabby, either.


Warehouse that was opposed by residents will not be built in Westphalia

Aug 23, 2019 03:56 PM EDT

Officials said Amazon was exploring a 4-million-square-foot merchandise logistics center in Prince George’s County.


‘This is what we have been missing’: Award-winning Ivy City Smokehouse wants to open in Prince George’s

Aug 23, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said the restaurant is the kind of business that residents have long wanted.


Man, 28, fatally shot in Southeast Washington

Aug 23, 2019 10:33 AM EDT

Police said the victim was found dead at the scene.


Death of popular Capitol Hill youth coach, Senate staffer ruled a homicide

Aug 23, 2019 08:24 AM EDT

Police say a dispute at a restaurant near Nationals Park may have led to an assault on Berner Richard Johnson III, known as “Bud.”


Lightning strikes two homes in upper Montgomery County

Aug 23, 2019 08:15 AM EDT

No one was seriously hurt, fire officials said.


Rents are rising, and neighborhoods are changing. Renters mobilized to form a tenants’ union.

Aug 23, 2019 08:00 AM EDT

The D.C. Tenants Union seeks to organize renters on issues like renters’ rights, gentrification and rent control.


With high-rises and one ‘hidden gem,’ an urban center is sprouting in Tysons West

Aug 23, 2019 07:30 AM EDT

New apartments, an older townhouse enclave and Tysons retail are luring young professionals.


Pedestrian struck and killed by driver in Fairfax County hit-and-run

Aug 23, 2019 07:06 AM EDT

The car that hit the pedestrian may be a “red Hyundai sedan with front end damage,” police said.


A Garrett Park house older than the town of Garrett Park

Aug 23, 2019 05:30 AM EDT

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The original owner played a part in the Maryland community’s incorporation.


Contractor killed in stabbing on South Capitol Street bridge, police say

Aug 22, 2019 10:42 PM EDT

Police said a suspect who was arrested did not appear to be someone who worked with the victim.


Coast Guard has suspended massive search for missing firefighters

Aug 22, 2019 09:32 PM EDT

The hunt for a Fairfax County firefighter and a friend has drawn dozens of volunteers and national attention.


Updated forecast: Storms are departing, but more showers and rumbles are a good bet Friday

Aug 22, 2019 09:25 PM EDT

Humidity begins to drop tonight and tomorrow, despite rain also falling at times.


Girl injured after glass panel falls from Bethesda apartment building

Aug 22, 2019 07:45 PM EDT

The 12-year-old was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


Man sought in July fatal shooting arrested and charged with first-degree murder

Aug 22, 2019 07:41 PM EDT

Victim was killed during violent spell in the District in which 19 people were shot in five days.