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  • Crash leads to major delays on Bay Bridge

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a head-on crash on the Bay Bridge has led to major delays. The Maryland Transportation Authority reported shortly after noon Saturday that there were 5-mile backups in both directions. Drivers are being advised to avoid the bridge. The crash occurred...

  • 6 injured in natural gas explosion in Danville

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — An explosion at an apartment building in Danville has sent six people to the hospital. The Danville Fire Department says the explosion occurred after a vehicle ran off the road early Saturday morning and hit the 18-unit Royal Terrace Apartments. The vehicle severed natural...

  • Trailer hits arts center in Va., driver charged

    CLAYPOOL HILL, Va. (AP) — A driver faces a defective equipment charge after a trailer carrying guardrails crashed into an arts center in Tazewell County. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller tells media outlets that no one was injured. The accident occurred Friday morning near...

  • Teen charged in explicit Instagram postings

    EDGEWATER, Md. (AP) — A 17-year-old is facing child pornography charges after police say he posted nude photos of his fellow Anne Arundel County high school students on Instagram. Police announced Saturday that the Edgewater boy was charged last month as a juvenile with distribution and...

  • Unflattering portrait of ex-Va. first lady emerges

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, has already had plenty of embarrassing moments for the onetime first lady. Her lawyer said she was smitten with a free-spending vitamin entrepreneur who poisoned her marriage to a politically...

  • Man charged with credit card fraud at Md. Target

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A New York City man has been charged with felony credit card fraud and other crimes after police say he was caught using two fraudulent credit cards to buy gift cards at a Target in Glen Burnie. Anne Arundel County police say a security officer at the store immediately...

  • Police: Md. man kills wife, another woman, himself

    DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Police say a man killed his estranged wife and another woman in District Heights before fatally shooting himself. On Saturday morning, Prince George's County police identified the victims of the murder-suicide as 45-year-old Leroy Johnson of Oxon Hill; his wife,...

  • Woman on scooter struck, killed in northwest DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a 36-year-old woman was hit and killed while riding a motorized scooter in the Tenleytown neighborhood of northwest Washington. The collision occurred shortly before 8:30 a.m. Friday. District of Columbia police say the driver of a flatbed truck made a left turn...

  • 2 plead guilty to robbing armored truck

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Two D.C. men have pleaded guilty to robbing an armored truck and a carjacking in Takoma Park. Twenty-two-year Tonnie Floyd entered the pleas Friday in federal court in Greenbelt. Twenty-three-year-old Marcellus Freeman entered his plea on Monday. According to their plea...

  • Va. facing larger budget shortfall than expected

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is facing a larger shortfall in the current two-year state budget than officials had expected. But officials aren't ready to outline specific cuts. Gov. Terry McAuliffe told the General Assembly's finance committees Friday that officials are projecting a revenue...

  • Editorial cartoon: Striking a deal

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Editorial cartoon: Grounds for impeachment?

    Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial cartoon: Answering machine

    Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial cartoon: Walking into a minefield

    Cartoon by Eric Allie/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Editorial cartoon: I have a pen

    Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.



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