public safety

Maryland state troopers stand guard near a CVS pharmacy that was burned to the ground yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray, on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Houses housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Maryland Lawmakers Form Workgroup to Examine Policing

Maryland lawmakers have named a workgroup to examine public safety and policing practices.


Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Virginia AG Launching 2nd Annual Public Safety Tour

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is launching his second annual public safety tour of the state.


Children trick-or-treat on Halloween outside the house of a local favorite of neighborhood children in Arlington, as its Halloween display becomes more elaborate each year. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Is Old Fashioned Trick-Or-Treating Going By The Wayside?

Don Stewart and his wife will be home with the lights on Halloween night, waiting for trick-or-treaters. But like a lot of folks who stock up on candy, they’ll probably end up eating it themselves.


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New NFL Bag Policy In Effect for Redskins Preseason Opener

As the Redskins prepare to play their second preseason game tonight against the Pittsburgh Steelers, FedEx Field reminds fans of the NFL’s new security policy.