Death Reported as W.Va. Gov Declares Storm EmergencyOfficials were investigating whether rain and wind from Hurricane Sandy caused a traffic fatality on Monday, as Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin declared a state of emergency prompted by the storm that also threatened to bring heavy snow to some parts of West Virginia.
Man Dies After Being Found Unconscious in D.C. Authorities are trying to piece together the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Northwest Thursday morning.
Study: Extreme Temperatures Increase Heart-Related DeathsA new study finds that extreme temperatures during hot or cold spells may increase the risk of premature death from heart disease.
Artwork Done By Children That Lost Parents In 9/11 Attacks Being Shown At PentagonLarge-scale artworks created by children who lost parents or siblings in the 9/11 attacks are being shown together for the first time at the Pentagon.
Doctor: Stalin Might Have Fatally Poisoned LeninA doctor says stress, family medical history or possibly even poison led to the death of Vladimir Lenin, debunking a popular theory that a sexually-transmitted disease debilitated the former Soviet Union leader.
Woman Acquitted Of Stabbing Boyfriend Over Bed Space DisputeA woman was acquitted in the stabbing death of her ex-boyfriend, which reportedly followed an argument over the amount of bed space he used up in her bed at night. The jury decided Thursday that defendant, Patricia A. Cave, had acted in self-defense after he became physically violent during the space-related argument, according to the Washington Post.
No One Cause In Death Of Maryland FirefighterBaltimore County officials say investigators could find no one cause for the death of a firefighter killed in a four-alarm blaze last year.
3-Month-Old Infant Dies At Unlicensed Day Care In BristowPolice in Prince William County are investigating the death of a 3-month-old girl at a suspected unlicensed day care center in Bristow.
Suicide Suspected In Shooting Death Near Lincoln MemorialD.C. police are investigating a shooting death near the Lincoln Memorial as an apparent suicide.
Whitney Houston Dead At 48 Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died.
Senior Citizen Charged With First-Degree Murder In Wife's DeathA Silver Spring man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife.
Mental Health Pioneer Mitchell-Bateman DiesWest Virginia mental health pioneer Dr. Mildred Mitchell-Bateman has died. She was 89.
VA Tech Student's Death Remains Unsolved Two Years LaterMore than two years after her remains were found, the death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington remains unsolved. Police have been consulting with the FBI.