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Maryland’s highest court votes to restore names of police to online database

The policy change had blocked public access online to information about which officers were involved in cases.

Letter by female lawmakers about sexual harassment in Annapolis causes a backlash

Some victims of alleged sexual harassment say they are “disappointed” by the letter, and the head of the women’s caucus asks for her name to be removed.

Maryland state Sen. Wayne Norman dies suddenly at 62

The first-term Republican lawmaker previously served 7 years in the House of Delegates.

A jab at Trump? If you don’t release your tax returns, you could be left off the presidential ballot in Md.

Maryland’s Senate gave preliminary approval Thursday to a bill that requires presidential candidates to release their tax returns.

Some Maryland lawmakers question cost of Hogan’s Amazon package at hearing

The governor’s team unveiled a study saying the headquarters would generate $7.7 billion in pay annually.

The unexpected problem one Virginia county faces with police body cameras

Police video cameras, especially those that attach to an officer’s eyewear or vest, are now considered vital pieces of equipment that can protect officers who use deadly force or exonerate victims who were shot or beaten without good reason. But Virginia’s Chesterfield County, which has embraced body cameras, has a new and unexpected problem. The […]

After surviving a 2015 fire and a flood, the Quarry House Tavern is set to reopen Sunday

From the knotty pine paneling to the cement floor, most of the legendary Silver Spring dive bar has been restored as regulars remember it. “Not everything had to be exactly like it was, but it had to feel like the Quarry House,” said owner Jackie Greenbaum.

VA chief launches overhaul after probe finds major problems at D.C. flagship hospital

Speaking after an investigation found patients in Washington were at risk, David J. Shulkin said efforts are underway to improve management in a number of facilities.

Glendening, former Md. governor, says he was wrong to deny ‘lifers’ early release

Maryland is one of three states that give governors power to override parole boards on early release.

Lots of healthy eating (and sorbet): Playwright-director Aaron Posner's D.C. dream day

He's planning the perfect day with his daughter, Maisie, for after rehearsals for Folger Theatre's "The Winter's Tale" are over.

D.C. voters to decide in June if tipped workers should get same minimum wage

Current law will increase floor to $15 by 2020, but $5 plus tips for servers and bartenders.

N.Y. prisoner charged in 2010 fatal stabbing in D.C.

The suspect used to live in Southeast Washington, police said, and he is currently in prison on a weapons conviction.

Fifth-grader struck by vehicle while walking to school in Northwest D.C.

The girl was seriously injured in the crash near the Latin American Montessori Bilingual school, officials said.

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