US Authorities Move To Seize Ex-Gambia Dictator Yahya Jammeh's Maryland MansionFormer Gambian President Yahya Jammeh used bribery proceeds and stolen government funds to buy a mansion in a suburb of Washington, D.C., U.S. authorities allege in a lawsuit seeking to seize the property.
Prince George's County Murder Suspect Arrested In Frederick, Police SayA 29-year-old man with outstanding warrants dating back to 2014, including one for murder, was arrested in Frederick on Wednesday, the city's police department said.
'Feels Like A Step Forward, But There Are Still A Lot Of Steps To Go': Author Stephen Graham Jones On Washington's Decision To Change Football Team NameIndigenous author and English professor Stephen Graham Jones discusses the team's decision to change its name and how he hopes his new book helps people see American Indians in a new light.
Man In Custody After Supreme Court Police Vehicle Set On FireAn unidentified man was taken into custody Wednesday by the Supreme Court Police after an unmarked court police vehicle was set ablaze, according to the Supreme Court Public Information Office.
2 Fugitives Escape Virginia Prison Through Hole In Fence; Marshals Service Offering Reward For InformationThe U.S. Marshals Service is offering a reward for information that helps them arrest two violent felons who escaped from a Richmond, Virginia-area prison on Monday.
Prince George's County Schools Will Have Distance Learning Through January, Officials SayPublic school students in Prince George's County will continue distance learning through January 2021, the district said Wednesday.
26-Year-Old Micah Avery Indicted On Charges Of Defacing Lincoln Memorial During ProtestsA 26-year-old DC man was indicted on charges in defacing the Lincoln Memorial during protests in May.
Activists Seek To Decriminalize 'Magic' Mushrooms In DCThe posters started blanketing light posts just a few weeks after the city entered what would be a monthslong stay-at-home order. Vividly colored and bearing a three-headed mushroom, they asked Washingtonians to "reform laws for plant and fungi medicines" by making natural psychedelics "the lowest level police enforcement priority."
NFL's Washington Redskins Will Retire Team's Name On MondayThe Washington Redskins may soon be no more -- at least with their current name.
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Halts Fall Play, Including At Bowie State, Due To CoronavirusThe Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, a conference comprised of historically black colleges, is suspending all fall sports out of concern over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Police: Maryland Mother Admits To Starving 15-Month-Old Daughter, Dumping BodyA Maryland woman accused of starving her 15-month-old daughter for more than three weeks has been charged with first-degree murder in the toddler’s death, police said Thursday.
Amazon Requiring Sellers To Remove Washington Redskins Merchandise From Website As Pressure To Change Team Name MountsThe retail giant joined a growing list of companies calling for Washington's football team to change its name.
Ex-Air Force Employee Eddie Johnson Jr. Charged With Stealing $774KA Maryland man who worked as an Air Force travel coordinator has been indicted on charges that he stole more than $774,000 in government funds.
At Least 3 Montgomery County Businesses Fined For Not Following COVID-19 Guidelines, Officials SayOfficials fined at least three businesses in Montgomery County that were not following local and state coronavirus-related reopening rules, the county said.
Native American Groups Ask NFL To Force Redskins Name ChangeMore than a dozen Native American leaders and organizations sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday calling for the league to force Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately.