A federal jury has sentenced an ex-Marine to death for murdering a fellow service member in 2009, one among a series of violent, sexually motivated attacks he committed over the years.
The D.C. Fire Department has launched an investigation into its handling of a recent 911 call for help after a 50-year-old woman died just hours after she was seen by the department’s EMTs.
The National Museum of African Art in Washington is inviting visitors to sign a condolence book for Nelson Mandela.
The trial of a German man charged with killing his elderly socialite wife remains on target to start early next month, a judge said Thursday, after hearing from a doctor and lawyers in the case.
Montgomery County Police say a construction worker has died after being pinned between an excavator and a house in Bethesda.
Two years after the death of Amy Winehouse, her father is ready to clear up the details regarding her death, and the person she really was in her life, in a book titled “Amy, My Daughter” – with all proceeds going towards the arts, and cultivating musical talents in children.
Jean Stapleton, the stage-trained character actress who played Archie Bunker’s far better half, the sweetly naive Edith, in TV’s groundbreaking 1970s comedy “All in the Family,” has died. She was 90.
Prince George’s County police say a 2-year-old boy has died after a severe beating, and the child’s mother’s boyfriend has been charged with murder.
Bringing their emotional advocacy to the national gun debate, families of those killed in the Connecticut school shooting are appearing with President Barack Obama and walking the halls of Congress to plead for stricter regulations.
Prosecutors are charging 12 former Florida A&M University band members with manslaughter in the 2011 hazing death of a drum major.