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What Is Synthetic Marijuana and Why Is It Gaining Popularity?

What Is Synthetic Marijuana and Why Is It Gaining Popularity?

Synthetic marijuana has played a role in multiple accidents and crimes in the past several weeks: a woman stabbed... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Maryland's Purple Line: The Winners &  Losers

Maryland's Purple Line: The Winners & Losers

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced plans Thursday to move forward with the Purple Line -- and with a decision this... Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Pr. George's Corporal Will Bike Into World Police & Fire Games

Pr. George's Corporal Will Bike Into World Police & Fire Games

A corporal and his bike headed into the World Police and Fire Games, which kick off Friday in Fairfax County. Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Hammerhead Shark Sighted in Ocean City

Hammerhead Shark Sighted in Ocean City

A hammerhead shark was spotted in the water at Ocean City, Maryland on Wednesday and Thursday, the Ocean City Beach... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Hogan: Md. Will Move Forward With Purple Line

Hogan: Md. Will Move Forward With Purple Line

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced plans Thursday to move forward with the Purple Line -- but that plan will be... Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Jefferson Davis Monument Vandalized in Richmond

Jefferson Davis Monument Vandalized in Richmond

The Jefferson Davis monument in Richmond, Virginia, was vandalized overnight. Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Judge: Prosecutors Can Show Jurors Severance's Writings

Judge: Prosecutors Can Show Jurors Severance's Writings

Prosecutors will be allowed to show jurors writings that advocate murder as a means of fomenting unrest by a man... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Virginia Wins 4-2 Over Vandy

Virginia Wins 4-2 Over Vandy

Virginia completed its improbable run to the championship with a 4-2 victory over defending champ Vanderbilt on... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
At Least 1 Injured After Truck Overturns in Md.

At Least 1 Injured After Truck Overturns in Md.

At least one person was injured when a truck overturned in Poolesville, Maryland. Read »

Jun 25, 2015
High-Tech 360-Degree 'Peter Pan' Show Opens in Va.

High-Tech 360-Degree 'Peter Pan' Show Opens in Va.

A new, high-tech theater production of "Peter Pan'' is running this summer in a large tent in Tysons Corner. Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Md. Helps Colleges Improve Response to Sexual Assaults

Md. Helps Colleges Improve Response to Sexual Assaults

The state of Maryland is helping colleges meet the requirements of a new law aimed at improving their response to... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Judge to Consider Recusal Motion in UVa Slaying Case

Judge to Consider Recusal Motion in UVa Slaying Case

The man charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student is due in court. Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Man Fatally Shot in Southeast D.C.

Man Fatally Shot in Southeast D.C.

The man who was shot in southeast D.C. Thursday morning has died. Read »

Jun 26, 2015
Tractor Trailer Enters Construction Zone; Worker Killed

Tractor Trailer Enters Construction Zone; Worker Killed

A construction worker was killed Thursday morning when a tractor trailer entered a construction zone on I-95 and... Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Homicides Up 20 Percent in D.C.

Homicides Up 20 Percent in D.C.

The District has averaged one murder per day for the past week. Sixty-three homicides have been committed in the... Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Family Gets Justice 10 Years After Fatal Hit-and-Run

Family Gets Justice 10 Years After Fatal Hit-and-Run

Retired D.C. police inspector Joseph O'Brien, 76, was struck and killed by a drunk hit-and-run driver in 2004. Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
College Grads Among D.C. Summer Jobs Program Participants

College Grads Among D.C. Summer Jobs Program Participants

About 10 percent of youth in D.C.'s summer jobs program this year are college educated. Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Va. Man, 25, Mourned After Being Shot as He Slept

Va. Man, 25, Mourned After Being Shot as He Slept

"The family really wants everyone to know he was an outstanding young man, he was an awesome brother, he would... Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Va. Gov. Moves to Pull Confederate Flag License Plates

Va. Gov. Moves to Pull Confederate Flag License Plates

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said on WTOP on Wednesday that he'll work to remove Confederate flags from Virginia... Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Md. Man, 79, Killed in Fierce Storm

Md. Man, 79, Killed in Fierce Storm

A Montgomery County man died Tuesday night after he struck a recently fallen tree with his pickup truck. Watch »

Jun 24, 2015

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