Johns Hopkins University says names and contact information for up to 1,200 current and former students were posted online after a hacker’s failed extortion attempt aimed at gaining deeper access to the university’s computer network.
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the District and parts of Maryland and Virginia.
A fire department investigation concludes that a natural gas explosion caused a fire that heavily damaged an east Baltimore rowhouse and caused a wall to collapse onto the street, killing a boy who was walking by.
Republicans vying for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016 auditioned Thursday before some of the nation’s most ardent conservative leaders, calling for the party to unite behind a clear agenda and draw contrasts with Democrats.
Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress.
Four people face criminal charges for blocking a Frederick courthouse entrance to protest Dominion Resources’ plan to export natural gas.
A bill that would make it easier for abuse victims to obtain protective orders has cleared the House of Delegates with a unanimous vote.
Maryland officials have revised the state’s revenues down by about $238 million.
Maryland’s Purple Line project, which Pres. Barack Obama recommended giving a $100 million grant in his proposed budget this week, will force changes on the University of Maryland, College Park’s iconic entrance from Route 1.
D.C. is the best U.S. city for feminists, according to a new study.
Eleven vehicles were discovered burning in the parking lot of Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro early Wednesday morning, police say.