Last summer, several people died after getting caught in rip currents while swimming in Ocean City, Maryland.
Investigators are combing through phone records, locomotive data, radio transmissions and surveillance video to determine if the engineer in last week’s deadly Amtrak derailment was using his cellphone while at the controls, federal authorities said Wednesday.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake have met with members of President Barack Obama’s administration to discuss helping parts of Baltimore recover from damage due to unrest after the death last month of Freddie Gray.
Fans of the Scripps National Spelling Bee will have a new way to follow the tongue-twisting action this year.
A Florida man who piloted a gyrocopter through miles of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol is now facing charges that carry up to 9½ years in prison.
Capitol Police officers are getting training after officers accidentally left their guns in the Capitol’s public bathrooms three times this year.
Three adults found dead inside a Woodley Park home that was “intentionally set” on fire last week were bound and died of blunt force trauma to the head, WNEW’s John Domen reports.
JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland will pay over $5 billion in fines after pleading guilty to rigging currency exchange markets.
AAA expects the number of drivers traveling during the Memorial Day weekend in the D.C. area to be the highest in a decade.
A federal commission working to build a World War I Memorial in Washington plans to open a design competition for the project this week.