First Baby of 2015? It's a Secret in Many PlacesBye, bye Baby New Year. The crowning of the year's first baby is being kept secret in many communities as hospitals say safety concerns trump tradition.
'First Babies' Born After Midnight Celebrated Throughout the Area"First babies" who arrived shortly after midnight on New Year's Day are being celebrated throughout our area today.
New Year's Traditions From Around The WorldThere are almost 200 countries on Earth and more than 7 billion people, so it should come as no surprise that there are many different customs in place to ring in the New Year.
Metrorail Extends Hours for New Year's EveMetro will keep trains running two hours later than normal for New Year's Eve.
Tips on How to Pace Your Drinking at New Year's Eve PartyAs you break out the bottle of champagne and raise your glasses to ring in the new year, keep these tips in mind if you'd rather not start 2015 with a hangover.
A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years'How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?
2 Charged with Murder in New Year's Day Slaying Prince George's County Police have charged two women with first-degree murder in the shooting of a man in New Carrollton.
Twins Born Minutes Apart, But in Different Years MedStar Washington Hospital Center says a woman gave birth to twins near midnight on New Year's, with one born in 2013 and the other born in 2014.
Arlington County Board Gets Early Start on 2014 The Arlington County Board is wasting no time in getting to work in 2014.
New Year's Fire Swallows Clinton HomeInvestigators are looking into what caused a vacant home in Prince George's County to go up in flames Tuesday evening.
House Will Not Vote Tonight on Fiscal Cliff DealSenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he and the White House have agreed on preventing tax hikes that the "fiscal cliff" will trigger after midnight. And he says they are very close to an overall deal that would also prevent budget-wide spending cuts.