Firefighters working to extinguish a playground fire in Columbia. (Credit: Howard County Dept. of Fire and Rescue Services)

Teen Charged With Setting Fire at Columbia Playground

A teenager has been charged with intentionally setting a playground on fire in Columbia.


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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. has an abundance of families with young children. Whether you met at school, a Mommy and Me class or just walking down the street, you probably have a play date you want to set up.


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Md. Man Charged in Attempted Kidnapping, Exposure

Maryland-National Capital Park Police have arrested a man who they say tried to kidnap a baby at a park and exposed himself to two women who intervened.


D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray attends a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Fort Greble playground in S.W. (via Vincent C. Gray/@mayorvincegray)

New Fort Greble Playground Opens in Southwest D.C.

Officials opened a newly redesigned playground in southwest D.C. Friday morning.


Emancipation Park in Laurel. (Credit: City of Laurel)

Pair of Fires Expand Laurel Arson Investigation to 9

A pair of fires last week in Laurel have been ruled arsons, fire officials said Monday.


Discovery Community Park in Laurel was intentionally set on fire in March, officials said. (Credit: City of Laurel)

Fire Destroys Playground Equipment at Laurel Park

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that destroyed playground equipment at a park in Laurel.