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1 dead, four seriously hurt in Beltway crash

One man was killed and four other people were seriously hurt Thursday in a crash that for a time shut down the outer loop of the Capital Beltway in the College Park area. Two children under age 8 were among those who were seriously hurt in the three-vehicle crash, authorities said. Show More Summary

Freddie Gray and William Porter: Two sons of Baltimore whose lives collided

They were both 25, with West Baltimore roots. Then Gray died of an injury suffered in police custody, and Porter was among those charged.

Protests in Baltimore ahead of Freddie Gray hearing

Protesters gathered outside the Baltimore courthouse where the first hearing in the case of six city police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray is to get underway.

Judge denies transgender student’s request to use boys’ bathroom

The teenager wanted to use the boys’ restroom rather than a private bathroom that he finds “humiliating.”

Lawmaker who commuted to Capitol from jail suspends campaign for now

Va. Senate hopeful Joe Morrissey has a paralyzed diaphragm — but he has bounced back from worse.

Go Home Already: Tours USA

End-of-day news: D.C. says it's on track to end veteran homelessness by end of the year, and more. [ more › ]

'Awkward Sex ... And The City' Will Happen At Black Cat Tomorrow Night

New York City-based comic Natalie Wall brings awkward sex to the Black Cat tomorrow night. [ more › ]

Forty years later, a Maryland pool will honor the man who integrated it

Raymond Bowlding filed a complaint with the Justice Department in 1974 to integrate a Prince George's pool.

Howard University Students Assemble In Protest To #TakeBackHU

  About 50 students showed up to express their complaints in person. [ more › ]

Why a millionaire New York socialite gave his 400-member taxidermy collection to a Virginia museum

He has a stuffed cougar named for a James Bond character and hundreds of photos of celebrity friends. And that’s just the beginning.

Why aren’t D.C.-area rents going down?

With the supply of apartments rising, rents should — in theory — be coming down.

Virginia Teen Shot and Killed In Sterling

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in Sterling, Va. this morning. [ more › ]

How to discuss awkward issues with neighbors and roommates

If you’ve ever been in a group living situation, be it a rowhouse or a high rise, you’ve faced them: awkward renter issues.

As Taije Chambliss Recovers From Gunshot Wounds, Neighbors Rally

The 13-year-old shooting victim writes: "To be brave is not an action. It is putting your fear to the side to protect what's good." [ more › ]

Maryland school system sees more than 1,100 international enrollments

Trend is down from last year, when Montgomery County saw an influx of unaccompanied minors.

Silver Spring stepmother repeatedly beat 4-year-old girl, police say

Victim suffered fractures and a laceration to her liver, and ended up hospitalized in critical condition.

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