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Friday, Aug 14, 2015 at 3:25 PM

Prosecutors Request Bail Be Denied to McDonnell

Prosecutors Request Bail Be Denied to McDonnell

Federal prosecutors formally requested former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell be denied bail while pursuing appeal to U.S. Supreme Court on his public corruption convictions. Read »

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 at 11:41 PM

Prince George's Co. Commits $20M More to Purple Line

Prince George's Co. Commits $20M More to Purple Line

Prince George's County officials have agreed to contribute an additional $20 million toward Purple Line construction costs, a source familiar with the long-running negotiations said Thursday. Read »

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 at 10:23 PM
Immigrants Protest Maryland Policy Shift for Ex-Offenders

Immigrants Protest Maryland Policy Shift for Ex-Offenders

An immigration battle is heating up in Maryland after Gov. Larry Hogan announced he will change state policies regarding undocumented people convicted of crimes. Protesters in Annapolis said Hogan's plan will... Watch »

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 at 6:58 PM

The Week Ahead: Will Trump Top latest Poll?

The Week Ahead with Andy Gross Read »

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 at 10:41 AM

Former Va. Gov. Asks to Remain Free During Appeal

Former Va. Gov. Asks to Remain Free During Appeal

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has asked a federal appeals court to allow him to remain free while he appeals his public corruption convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read »

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 at 5:52 AM

TSA Headquarters Moving to Alexandria

TSA Headquarters Moving to Alexandria

The Transportation Security Administration is moving its headquarters to Alexandria. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015 at 5:36 AM

Gov. Hogan Halfway Through Chemotherapy

Gov. Hogan Halfway Through Chemotherapy

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is halfway through six rounds of chemotherapy. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015 at 6:06 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: Smile, You're on Pox Cam!

Sherwood's Notebook: Smile, You're on Pox Cam!

Question. Should the police video of this domestic violence be subject to public disclosure under the city’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)? Read »

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015 at 10:01 PM

Appeals Court Denies Review; McDonnell Down to Last Appeal

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will appeal his public corruption convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court now that a federal appeals court has rejected his bid for a rehearing, one of his lawyers said... Read »

Monday, Aug 10, 2015 at 8:34 PM

Bowser Softens Stance on Releasing Body Cam Video

In a memo disclosed Monday, D.C.’s mayor softened her stance against releasing police body camera video Read »

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