High Court's Cross Case Could Affect Monuments NationallyA 40-foot-tall, concrete cross on public land in a Maryland suburb of Washington is at the center of a case before the Supreme Court. But similar monuments elsewhere in the country could be affected by the high court ruling, states have told the justices.
High Court Deciding Fate Of Cross-Shaped Maryland MemorialSteven C. Lowe says he has always thought that a 40-foot-tall (12-meter-tall) concrete cross that stands on a large, grassy highway median near his home was odd.
Police: Man Strangles, Robs 8-Year-Old Girl Outside Md. SchoolA man who allegedly grabbed, strangled and robbed an eight-year-old girl as she walked to school is facing several charges, including attempted first-degree murder and indecent exposure.
Court Asked To Reconsider Ruling On Peace Cross War MemorialSupporters of a cross-shaped Bladensburg monument ask a federal appeals court to reconsider a recent ruling that says it's unconstitutional.
Sinkhole Swallows Car In Md. After Water Main BreakWinter can take a toll below ground---and when it does, a mess can surface.
Man Arrested In Bladensburg SlayingPrince George's County police have arrested a man after a fatal shooting in Bladensburg.
Star-Spangled Banner Trail Follows War Of 1812In the summer of 1814 -- two years after Congress declared war against Great Britain -- the British moved rapidly up the Chesapeake Bay waterways, terrorizing port towns.
Lawsuit Wants Memorial Peace Cross Removed From Public LandCross controversy. A lawsuit is filed over a war memorial in Prince George’s County. Some argue it honors the lives of service members lost. Others say it's a religious symbol that shouldn't sit on state land.
Bladensburg Peace Cross Sparks Legal WarThe quote from Woodrow Wilson on the Bladensburg Cross says, in part, "We fight for the things that we have always carried nearest to our hearts."
Man's Body Found In Bladensburg Wooded AreaPrince George's County Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a wooded area in Bladensburg.
Police Officer Shoots Man In Prince George's Co.Authorities say a Prince George's County officer has shot a man who was involved in a domestic dispute in the Bladensburg area.