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McDonnell corruption case goes to federal jury

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The jury began deliberations Tuesday in the corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to ...  Visit website

Singer Chris Brown pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault, sentenced to time served

Continue reading WASHINGTON (AP) - Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to punching a man in the face outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred ...  Visit website

Moises Gomez-Castillo charged with robbery and murder of fellow Brooklyn Park, Md. Popeye's employee

BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (WJLA) – Anne Arundel County police say a co-worker is accused of killing a woman found murdered inside a Popeyes restaurant in ...  Visit website

Bencic, 17, eyes semis at U.S. Open tennis (Video press pass)

NEW YORK (AP) -- A year ago at the U.S. Open, Belinda Bencic was ranked 331st and playing in the junior tournament, where she lost ...  Visit website

Fred Ryan, former Reagan aide, Politico co-founder, to become Washington Post publisher

BUSINESS By The Associated Press September 2, 2014 - 12:25 pm Fred Ryan. (Photo: John Shinkle/Politico) Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - Katharine Weymouth is stepping down as publisher ...  Visit website

Justin Bieber arrested for dangerous driving, assault in Canada

TORONTO (AP) - Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a ...  Visit website

William Dando, Md. doctor, surrenders license after latest charges of sexually abusing patients

CRIME By The Associated Press September 2, 2014 - 01:15 pm In this June 10, 2014, file photo, Dr. William Dando walks outside the Allegany County Courthouse in ...  Visit website

BREAKING NEWS: Video shows apparent beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff

Continue reading BEIRUT (AP) - An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, ...  Visit website

Family: Joan Rivers is on life support

ENTERTAINMENT By The Associated Press September 2, 2014 - 02:06 pm Decrease Increase Text size NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on ...  Visit website

FBI Investigating Jennifer Lawrence nude photo hacking

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online. ...  Visit website

Uber gets the boot from German government

BERLIN (AP) - A court has issued an injunction barring ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the company's fight with ...  Visit website

Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) - Singer Chris Brown is expected to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a ...  Visit website

New teachers, facilities and classes ahead for students in Fairfax, Prince William, and Arlington counties headed back-to-school

NOKESVILLE, Va. (WJLA) – Around 400,000 students in the Northern Virginia area are headed back-to-school Tuesday for the start of the 2014-2015 school year. Continue reading For ...  Visit website

D.C. police force shrinking, in danger of 'falling behind,' due to retiring and departing officers

D.C. By The Associated Press September 2, 2014 - 06:26 am Police Chief Cathy Lanier says the police department is going to fall behind as more and more ...  Visit website

U.S. military targets extremists in Somalia

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. military forces targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation Monday in Somalia, the Pentagon said. Continue reading Spokesman Rear Adm. John ...  Visit website

Police investigate suspicious death in Falls Church; neighbors fear crime is gang related

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (WJLA) – Fairfax County Police are calling the discovery of an unidentified man’s body in a Falls Church parking lot early Monday ...  Visit website

After 3 confirmed cases in Montgomery County, whooping cough spreads to Fairfax County

FAIRFAX, Va. (WJLA) – Just days after Montgomery County Public Schools officials announced three confirmed and nine suspected cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, among ...  Visit website

Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4 (Video highlights)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Denard Span hit two of Washington's four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals ...  Visit website

Baby flashes thumbs up in coolest ultrasound ever

MEADVILLE, Pa. (ABC News) - This baby isn’t even out of the womb yet, but it already seems to be living the “no worries” lifestyle. Continue ...  Visit website

Dozens join search for Martin Rogers, missing NIH scientist

DARNESTOWN, Md. (WJLA) – On Labor Day, dozens joined the search for an NIH scientist who has been missing for more than a week. Continue reading Martin ...  Visit website

Chris Brown due back in D.C. court Tuesday for plea hearing in assault case

ENTERTAINMENT By The Associated Press September 2, 2014 - 04:59 am Singer Chris Brown is due to return to D.C. court on Tuesday for a third attempt at ...  Visit website

U.S. companies feel unwelcome in China, complain of unfair treatment

BEIJING — American companies in China complained on Tuesday they were being unfairly targeted by the government of President Xi Jinping, with the selective enforcement ...  Visit website

Fallen tree kills 75-year-old man, injures 3 children in Howard County, Maryland

WOODBINE, Md. (WJLA) – A 75-year-old man was killed Saturday after a tree fell on him in Howard County. Continue reading The Annapolis man, whose name has ...  Visit website

Metropolitan Police Department to begin issuing $75 citations for littering

D.C. September 1, 2014 - 03:59 pm D.C. police to start issuing littering tickets. Photo': ABC 7 file photo. Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Police officers with ...  Visit website

Woman killed, 3-year-old critically injured after being struck by vehicle in Riverdale

CRIME September 1, 2014 - 05:11 pmUpdated: September 1, 2014 - 06:25 pm Decrease Increase Text size RIVERDALE, Md. (WJLA) – A woman was killed and a 3-year-old ...  Visit website

U.S. Open tennis: Sharapova upset, Federer advances

Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova, in U.S. Open quarters Continue reading NEW YORK (AP) -- Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New ...  Visit website

NASCAR: Kahne holds on for win, Stewart returns to racing (Video highlights)

Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout Continue reading HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) -- Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles ...  Visit website

Danny McGrath, Loudoun Valley High School varsity football coach, abruptly fired; angry parents demand answers

PURCELLVILLE, Va. (WJLA) – Parents in Loudoun County are angry and demanding answers after learning that Loudoun Valley High School’s varsity football coach was unexpectedly ...  Visit website

Maryland and Virginia officials investigating allegations of double voting among some residents

MARYLAND By The Associated Press, Brianne Carter September 1, 2014 - 10:23 am Decrease Increase Text size BALTIMORE (AP) - Advocacy groups say hundreds of Maryland and Virginia voters ...  Visit website

Rian Avarham Khalder, of Silver Spring, dies after being trapped under a boulder

MARYLAND September 1, 2014 - 10:58 am Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (WJLA) – A Silver Spring man died Sunday after he was trapped under a large boulder ...  Visit website

U.S. airstrikes help break an ISIS siege as lawmakers criticize Obama, call for a well-defined strategy

WASHINGTON (CNN) – A group of lawmakers have requested the House Armed Services Committee reconvene early and not wait for Congress to return next week. Continue ...  Visit website

2 men killed, 1 man injured after SUV crosses lanes and hits a tree in Gaithersburg car crash

MARYLAND By The Associated Press September 1, 2014 - 12:26 pm Decrease Increase Text size GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) - Montgomery County Police say two men were killed and a ...  Visit website

Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, other celebs have cloud accounts hacked, alleged nude photos released online by hackers

(ABC News) - Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and supermodel Kate Upton are among dozens of celebrity women who had risque photos allegedly of them leaked by ...  Visit website

Cee Lo Green maintains innocence, but enters no contest plea in ecstasy case

ENTERTAINMENT By The Associated Press August 31, 2014 - 04:22 pm Decrease Increase Text size LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cee Lo Green has pleaded no contest to one felony ...  Visit website

Man's body found in Shady Grove Metro garage

COMMUTE By The Associated Press August 31, 2014 - 11:56 am Decrease Increase Text size ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - Metro Transit Police officers have discovered a man's body in ...  Visit website

Man believed to be intentionally in the way hit by Metro train at Mt. Vernon Square

COMMUTE By The Associated Press, ABC 7 News August 31, 2014 - 02:05 pm Metro station and train blurred by speed. (Photo: Jay Westcott) Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP/WJLA) ...  Visit website

Woman found murdered where she worked at Popeye's in Brooklyn Park, Md.

CRIME By The Associated Press August 31, 2014 - 02:26 pmUpdated: August 31, 2014 - 09:04 pm Popeye's restaurant, Brooklyn Park, Md. (WJLA file photo) Decrease Increase Text size  BROOKLYN ...  Visit website

NFL denies Brandon Meriweather's appeal of two-game suspension for hit on Torrey Smith

WASHINGTON (ESPN) -- Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall and free safety Ryan Clark took to Twitter on Saturday in an apparent defense of teammate Brandon ...  Visit website

J.J. Hardy hits grand slam, Orioles beat Twins 12-8

BALTIMORE (AP) - J.J. Hardy hit his fourth career grand slam during a seven-run sixth inning, Nelson Cruz connected for his major league-leading 35th home ...  Visit website

Mariners avoid sweep, beat Nationals 5-3

SEATTLE (AP) - Dustin Ackley homered and drove in four runs and the Seattle Mariners averted a three-game sweep, overcoming a pair of home runs ...  Visit website

Boat explosion sends 5 to hospital in Ocean Pines, Md.

MARYLAND By The Associated Press August 31, 2014 - 08:47 pm A boat explosion in Ocean Pines, Md. (Photo: Patrick McAllorum) Decrease Increase Text size OCEAN PINES, Md. (AP) - ...  Visit website

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