A commercial tour bus en route from D.C. to New York City blew tires and hit the railing along Interstate 95 in Harford County on Friday night. More>>
Authorities have extricated a 6-year-old boy's hand from an escalator after it became trapped inside a store at Iverson Mall Thursday evening. More>>
A Maryland firefighter is back on the job after literally giving a limb for his country. Will Fisher was serving in Iraq when he suffered an injury that wound up taking his leg. More>>
Anne Arundel County police have released security camera footage of a suspect in a lunchtime carjacking Thursday. It happened in a Safeway grocery store parking lot across the street from Arundel Mills mall.
A Texas man has been convicted of fatally shooting four people, including two toddlers, after 60 pounds of marijuana went missing. More>>
The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans. More>>
It is a major problem for many communities across the D.C. area -- drivers who don't yield to pedestrians. Police in Montgomery County cracked down on offenders by setting up a sting to nab violators. More>>
After a four-week break for cherry blossom season, Metro is back to doing weekend work again. More>>
Prince George's County police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 13-year-old girl. They say Princess Monae Small was last seen on April 1.
After raining for most the of the afternoon, light snow fell in some parts of the D.C. area Tuesday night. A Freeze Warning has been issued for most of the D.C. area from midnight to 9 a.m. Wednesday.
The proposed MGM casino at National Harbor cleared an important hurdle Tuesday night. The Prince George’s County Council approved zoning changes to allow the casino to operate at National Harbor. More>>
Commencement at George Washington University is a little over a month away. Sadly, one promising senior won't be receiving his diploma. More>>
From Mexico to Los Angeles to a master bedroom in Maryland. We are learning fascinating details about an elaborate heroin ring operating across our region and busted by D.C. police and the FBI in late March. More>>
It's a major league love story that started seven years ago during a television interview with FOX 5's own Lindsay Murphy. More>>
Rain will return and the mild spell will dramatically end on Tuesday as a blast of colder air sweeping in from the Plains arrives. The heaviest rain will pour down Tuesday afternoon. More>>
Prince George's County Police say a man was fatally injured when he was hit by a car in College Park. More>>
Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana, starting Oct. 1. More>>
A two-alarm fire heavily damaged a commercial building in Rockville Monday. The fire happened at a building on the 1000 block of Taft Street. The cause of the fire is still being investigated. It is unclear if there are any injuries at this time. More>>
Some residents in Fort Washington are calling National Harbor – “National Horror.” They say it's because the multi-million dollar development has been a bad neighbor with constant noise issues, traffic and pollution. More>>
Move over Snakeheads. Blue and flathead catfish are now competing for title of most hated fish in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. More>>
Court documents show the FBI is investigating a computer worker in connection with the online disclosure last month of University of Maryland President Wallace Loh's Social Security and cellphone numbers. More>>
A diplomat suspected of killing his wife, mother and three sons in 1976 was added to the FBI's list of "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" on Thursday, bringing new attention to a case that has long frustrated authorities. More>>
Prince George's County police are trying to track down two suspects seen robbing the Glut Food Co-op on 34th Street Monday afternoon at gunpoint. More>>
For the last couple of years, electric utilities in Maryland have been replacing conventional meters at the homes of residential customers with "smart meters." The new meters send wireless signals to the company, typically once a day. More>>
Prince George’s County police are asking for the public’s help in finding a very unique-looking suspect. More>>
Prince George's County Police say a man shot and killed his ex-wife in the parking lot of her apartment and then killed himself. More>>
The long overdue Silver Spring Transit Center is facing another setback. On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Executive's Office briefed council members about the project and it turns out it may not open until the end of the year at the earliest. More>>
Prince George’s County's Animal Management Division is deciding the fate of an American bulldog after it mauled a grandmother in Bowie Sunday night. More>>
It was a scary accident that sent a 7-year-old student to the hospital after he was struck by a school bus in Beltsville, Md. But a bystander was there to help pull the boy out from under the school bus. More>>
Prince George's County Police say money flew from the car of a bank robber driving away from the scene. More>>
Prince George's County fire officials say working smoke detectors helped two people escape a two-alarm fire that gutted a town house in Kettering. More>>
Baltimore County police say an 82-year-old Monkton man has been charged in the shooting death of his 78-year-old wife at their home. More>>
An American who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years after illegally setting up Internet access on the island is on a hunger strike, according to a statement his lawyer released Tuesday. More>>
Police say a woman tried to flush bags full of marijuana down the toilet as officers searched a house in Prince George’s County. More>>
A passenger was arrested at a D.C. area airport over the weekend after security screeners say they spotted a handgun in the man’s carry-on bag. The incident happened Sunday afternoon at a checkpoint X-ray machine at Baltimore Washington International.
Emergency crews transported a victim and his attacker from the office building for the Maryland House of Delegates in Annapolis Monday night after a frightening fight. More>>
Maryland State Police are searching for a suspect after two women were sexually assaulted along a trail at Walkersville Community Park in Walkersville. More>>
A 21-year-old man has been arrested for an April 2nd peeping tom incident inside a women’s bathroom at the University of Maryland. More>>
The Maryland General Assembly on Monday gave final approval to incremental increases in the state's minimum wage over several years to $10.10 by 2018 and to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession. More>>
A measure to increase penalties for distracted driving that cause serious accidents has been passed by the Maryland General Assembly. More>>
The House and Senate have reached a final agreement on plans to make medical marijuana more widely available. More>>
A 7-year-old Prince George's County boy was briefly hospitalized Monday morning after being run over by a runaway school bus while standing at his bus stop. More>>
Alonzo Mourning went to Georgetown to play basketball, not discover the world. The 6-foot-10 center who won an NBA title with the Miami Heat was voted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday, adding that honor to becoming a board member at his alma mater.
In a somber, tear-filled ceremony, the Navy on Monday remembered a sailor who was fatally shot aboard a destroyer as a selfless hero who saved the lives of others. A memorial service for 24-year-old Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo was held at a 1,200-seat theater at Naval Station Norfolk, where Mayo was a master-at-arms who provided security for the base.
Police say they're arrested a man believed to have robbed a couple at gunpoint as they sat in a car outside the Maryland Live! Casino. More>>
The Maryland General Assembly has approved incremental increases to the minimum wage over several years. The House of Delegates voted 87-47 Monday to give final approval to increasing the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8 in January. More>>
Maryland lawmakers will be putting finishing touches on measures related to marijuana and an increase in the minimum wage on the last day of the state's legislative session. The session is scheduled to end at midnight Monday.
A Montgomery County foundation is helping to shine the light on adults with autism and the plight they face through a special event. More>>
A grandmother from Gaithersburg is out of the hospital after a fire swept through her townhouse Thursday afternoon. Firefighters say the woman helped save several lives. More>>
Maryland education officials have granted two counties' requests for a waiver of snow days. More>>
A warning is in from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office about a phone scam. Someone is calling unsuspecting victims, claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Office.
Maryland's legislature apparently won't eliminate criminal policies for marijuana possession this year, but it will likely take a step in that direction. More>>
Maryland's schools superintendent has denied Montgomery County's request for a waiver of five snow days to avoid extending the school year. More>>
A Maryland board voted Tuesday to replace technology in the state's badly flawed health-exchange website instead of fixing its current system or partnering with the federal health care exchange. More>>
Stevenson University has lifted a lockdown after police determined there was no shooter on campus. More>>
Abby Furco nearly lost her life to a rare form of leukemia. But with the help of a new drug, she survived. When her mother, Patty, found out the St. Baldrick's Foundation was responsible for discovering that drug, she vowed to pay it forward. More>>
Court documents say the man last seen with missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd used a firearm to kill his wife. More>>
Maryland's online health exchange still has serious problems, but Gov. Martin O'Malley says more people are getting through to enroll in a health care plan. More>>
Fares for riding Metrorail will rise by about three percent starting in July. The board that oversees Metro approved the increases on Thursday. More>>
Prince George's County Police are distributing flyers with a sketch and description of a man who sexually assaulted a 95-year-old woman in her Riverdale home. More>>
A tiny Renoir painting has returned home to a gallery in the Baltimore Museum of Art nearly 63 years after it was stolen and then kept mysteriously hidden for decades until it resurfaced in 2012. More>>
When an elementary school-aged child gets detention at school, what does he do with that time? One Maryland mom says her son spent it cleaning toilets. More>>
With more than six million people already signed up for private health plans, the uninsured are practically beating down the doors in Montgomery County to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Health Care Act. The county is dealing with an avalanche of applicants trying to get insurance before the March 31 deadline.
Frederick County, Md. school students will have a shorter spring break than they planned, thanks to Mother Nature. The Frederick County Board of Education made the decision cut Spring Break down to two days instead of five to make up for a portion of the days students missed due to snow days.
Brian Moran and his family are in shock at the gall of a thief who drove a car up their driveway Monday afternoon and stole two packages that had just been delivered by UPS. More>>
The family of a Maryland soldier who was shot and killed during a shootout on a guided-missile destroyer at a Virginia military base tells FOX 5 they don't think they've heard the whole story of his death.
City officials say the man suspected of abducting 8-year-old Relisha Rudd posed as her doctor in a collaborated effort with the girl's mother and grandmother to fool administrators at Payne Elementary School into believing the 8-year-old was not coming to school because she was sick. More>>
Police are investigating the theft of more than $500,000 worth of cognac, carried away in a truck and trailer near Baltimore. More>>
Maryland school systems will be able to apply for waivers of up to five snow days incurred during this year's winter weather. More>>
Police say a Maryland teacher’s wallet was stolen from her classroom during an assembly on Monday, and they say a grandmother who was chaperoning students is behind it.
Police are investigating a fatal accident in Mitchellville, Maryland. The accident happened on Central Avenue. Authorities say ice may be to blame. More>>
A group of sixth graders in Anne Arundel County in Maryland got a math assignment on Monday that involved a reference to beer. At least one parent objected and administrators admit the assignment was a "mistake." More>>
It has now been six days since D.C. police issued an Amber Alert for missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd. On Tuesday, law enforcement authorities have released surveillance video of Rudd and her possible abductor, Kahlil Tatum, from a D.C. hotel in February. More>>
Visitors to Ocean City will be getting a reminder to mind their manners on the boardwalk this summer. More>>
Tuesday is Maryland Day! On this day 380 years ago, settlers disembarked from two small sailing ships—the Ark and the Dove—onto Maryland soil for the first time. They landed in what is now St. Mary’s County. A celebration featuring the recreated Star Spangled Banner is planned in Annapolis.
An Amber Alert is still in place for missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd. More>>
Prince George's County Police have charged a man who authorities believe is traveling with a missing 8-year-old with his wife's slaying. More>>
The Archdiocese of Washington is apologizing to a Maryland woman who says she and her family got locked inside a Catholic Church-owned cemetery in Prince George's County. More>>
Anne Arundel County fire department officials are identifying a worker who died when he fell 180 feet from a Pasadena water tower. More>>
Maryland State Police say officers fatally shot a burglary suspect who rammed several police cars and injured an officer during a pursuit that ended at a rest stop along Interstate 95 in Harford County. More>>
Police are still searching for a missing 8-year-old D.C. girl and an Amber Alert has been issued for her. Relisha Tenau Rudd was last seen in southeast Washington at a homeless shelter. More>>
Plenty of little boys and girls dream of being an astronaut when they grow up. Some Maryland kids got a head start. On Thursday, they got to speak to the commander of the International Space Station – while he is still in space. More>>
A FOX 5 follow up on a story we brought you Wednesday about a scam affecting millions of Americans. More>>
The University of Maryland says someone hacked into its computer network and obtained personal information for the second time in four weeks. More>>
Anne Arundel County police have charged a man and a teenager in the fatal shooting of a cab driver in Crownsville. More>>
A former U.S. Naval Academy football player was acquitted Thursday of sexually assaulting a classmate at a party, bringing to conclusion a case that began almost two years ago and drew wide attention at a time when the military is under scrutiny for how it handles sexual assault cases. More>>
At first glance, this may look like any other speed display sign. But if you look closer, you'll see there's a camera too, that can be used to ticket people. More>>
Did you play Mega Millions in Maryland? If so, we might have REALLY good news-- especially if you bought your ticket in La Plata. More>>
The National Transportation Safety Board Wednesday issued its final report looking at last summer's death-defying crash on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The NTSB blames the crash on a distracted and inexperienced truck driver.
An 18-wheel tanker truck has overturned on Route 50 in Prince George's County. More>>
Monday was yet another snow day for most school districts across our region -- adding to the uncertainty of how to make up for so much lost time in the classroom. More>>
Yet again, we had more snow fall in our area. But this storm was a little bit different than most as it came on St. Patrick's Day. In celebration of this, many of our FOX 5 viewers sent us pictures of their #GREENSNOW and they were really creative! Check them out!
Yet again, we had more snow fall in our area. But this storm was a little bit different than most as it came on St. Patrick's Day. In celebration of this, many of our FOX 5 viewers sent us pictures of their #GREENSNOW and they were really creative! Check them out!More>>
No signs of spring Monday morning as another winter storm pushed through the Washington, D.C. region. More>>
A man accused of killing the mother of his children has been returned home to Maryland after being captured in South Carolina. More>>
Relatives of a man with Down syndrome who died in the custody of three Frederick County sheriff's deputies have added the state of Maryland to those allegedly liable for his death. More>>
Police are investigating reports of shots fired in Chevy Chase. A home on Freyman Drive is at the focus of the investigation. There are no signs of damage or injuries. Two people are being questioned that may have been inside a home where the shots are believed to have come from. Investigators are looking to question more people. More>>
Prince George's County police say a woman they had been searching for since she was reported missing on Tuesday has been found safe. Earlier this morning, police tweeted that 30-year-old Shaina Webb had been found safe, and more details will be released later today. More>>
A 16 year-old boy is accused of showing up to school drunk with a gun in the truck of his car. Some students at Southern High School in Anne Arundel County told their teacher they thought their classmate was drunk.
A man described by Montgomery County prosecutors as a career criminal was convicted Thursday of first-degree burglary and theft for a break-in at a home in the Burtonsville area Thanksgiving night. More>>
Metro will open two hours early to help runners get to the Rock 'N' Roll Marathon in Washington this weekend. More>>
A state delegate who's running for governor is planning a rally with marijuana reform advocates before she urges other lawmakers to decriminalize the drug. More>>
A very cold and strong wind left some residents in the dark and caused damage to homes in the region overnight. More>>
A Maryland House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday evening to up the penalty for distracted drivers who kill someone while talking or texting on a hand-held cell phone. More>>
University of Maryland officials says the number of people affected by the recent data breach last month is smaller than originally thought. However, the school also says some students who attended the university dating as far back as 1992 may have been affected. More>>
Police say an elderly man killed his wife and then himself in Temple Hills. More>>
The teenager who shot to death two employees at The Mall in Columbia this past January may have had a fascination with the massacre at Columbine High School in 1999. More>>
A huge pothole, measuring 4 feet long and 18 inches wide, closed traffic on southbound Interstate 270 at an overpass at Route 85. Police say at least one lane of the southbound lanes will remain closed until noon.
Investigators remain on the scene of a police involved shooting in Prince George's County. The incident happened on Green Haven Road in Lanham, Md. An officer shot a man around 12:45 a.m.
Authorities say two teenage girls from Maryland are accused of assaulting a mentally-challenged boy they knew. According to investigators, the girls recorded cell phone video of themselves beating the 16-year-old boy.
Authorities say two teenage girls from Maryland are accused of assaulting a mentally-challenged boy they knew. According to investigators, the girls recorded cell phone video of themselves beating the 16-year-old boy.More>>
Local and state police shut down an entire interstate freeway Tuesday in a successful effort to capture suspected bank robbers. It happened in the heart of Montgomery County in Rockville. And it appears police were helped by a radio device placed with the stolen cash. More>>
Legal problems could arise if Maryland tries to force a French rail company to pay reparations to Holocaust victims, rather than leaving negotiations to the U.S. government. More>>
A man police believe killed the mother of his children and abducted one of the girls in central Maryland has waived extradition from South Carolina. More>>
The inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to review Maryland's troubled health care exchange, a congressman said Monday. More>>
Police say an Anne Arundel County school was damaged after deer ran into the building while they were being chased by dogs. The incident happened at Southern Middle School in Lothian, Md. over the weekend.
It started out as an ordinary day for students from Huntingtown High School in Calvert County as they were on their way to class Friday morning. But as they looked out the windows of their school bus, they saw a man lying face down on the ground in the snow holding his dog on a leash. More>>
Baltimore County Police say an 11-year-old girl from Maryland and her father have been located after an Amber Alert had been issued for the girl since Thursday. More>>
Johns Hopkins University says names and contact information for up to 1,200 current and former students were posted online after a hacker's failed extortion attempt aimed at gaining deeper access to the university's computer network. More>>
An Amber Alert continues Friday for a missing 11-year-old from Maryland. Authorities say Caitlyn Marie Virts was last seen in Dundalk, Md. at about 7 a.m. Thursday. Police say the man who abducted her is her father and they confirmed to that the Amber Alert is in connection to a homicide of the little girl's mother. More>>
Montgomery County Police have arrested a man they say shot and killed another man who owed him money. More>>
Should minors be forbidden from buying (or consuming) “energy drinks?” The Maryland legislature is currently considering a bill that would do that. More>>
There's something to be said for living in a small town. If you want to know why, just ask T.J. Rufty. The community of Middletown, Maryland--population 4,200-- welcomed him home after a long, hard journey today, and many tears were shed. T.J. was just three weeks from his high school graduation last may when he was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer called Burkitt Lymphoma.
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for some areas of the D.C. area for possible freezing rain and sleet during Friday morning’s commute. More>>
A Radio Shack store in Marlow Heights was the target this time. Prince George's County police say two thieves broke into the store around 2:05 a.m. and fled with an undisclosed amount of property. More>>
There's a new price tag for the new Purple Line. The cost of construction has increased once again -- a jump of more than $2 billion dollars since it was first announced in 2001. The Purple Line will connect Montgomery and Prince George's County. Work is expected to begin by 2015 with service by 2020. Online: http://www.purplelinemd.com/en/ More>>
Police are crediting a witness with helping them catch an alleged bank robber in Laurel, Md. More>>
A driver of an SUV suffered serious injuries after crashing into a sub shop in Temple Hills. More>>
A man was shot and killed in Montgomery County Tuesday night. Police say they found 21-year-old James Allen Frazier of Rockville, Md., shot on Oxbridge Drive at the intersection of Route 355 in Germantown at around 10 p.m.
Authorities in Maryland have charged a Baltimore police officer with animal cruelty after they say he killed his girlfriend's puppy and texted her a photo of the dog's body. More>>
Montgomery County prosecutors say a Rockville man accused of terrorizing his wife has now been convicted of trying to hire a hitman to kill her. More>>
Montgomery County police are investigating a homicide in Germantown Tuesday night. More>>
A four-year-old mixed breed dog has been missing since November 9 and his owner is spending hour on end and $15,000 to try to get him back. More>>
The American Humanist Association and several individual plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit asking that a regional park authority cease displaying the Peace Cross in Bladensburg, Md. The suit claims "the massive Christian cross" is an unconstitutional endorsement of a particular religion by government. More>>
Police in Montgomery County are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a driveway in Silver Spring. The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday at a home on the15000 block of Laughlin Lane.
A Renoir painting stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art more than 60 years ago will return to public view later this month. More>>
It was a close call for one homeowner along Evans Street in Rockville trying to clear the ice off of his front steps. More>>
It's Fat Tuesday, and also National Pancake Day! What better way to celebrate the last day before the beginning of lent then with free pancakes. IHOP is offering a free short stack of its buttermilk pancakes, and in return, they hope you'll make a donation to one of their charities.
A bizarre accident in Bethesda left dozens of people trapped behind live power lines and hundreds of others in the dark. More>>
A snowstorm that dumped more than half a foot of snow on parts of the South, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast is being followed by unusually frigid temperatures. More>>
Authorities in Prince George's County say a 60-year-old woman died after suffering a heart attack while shoveling snow in Bowie. More>>
Police say a woman reported to be in labor and her boyfriend were robbed in Annapolis as they headed to a hospital. More>>
March may not come in like a lion everywhere across the nation, but winter will roar during the first several days of the month and impact more than 100 million people. More>>
Prince George’s County police say an officer investigating a report of a shooting in a Seat Pleasant neighborhood discharged his weapon Friday evening. The officer did not hit anyone, but the incident led the officer to a person suffering from a gunshot wound. More>>
A Leonardtown, Md., family is trying to convince the state legislature to expand the number of maladies for which newborn babies are checked. Their own two-year-old daughter suffers from a rare neurological condition that, had it been detected earlier, might have been cured. More>>
A Prince George’s County teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being alleged of ordering her students to walk around the school while holding a rope in one hand and books in the other as a form of discipline for misbehavior. More>>
Maryland State Police and Special Olympics Maryland have announced the rescheduled 18th annual Polar Bear Plunge, which was postponed in January because of below-freezing temperatures and high winds. More>>
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a measure making it a crime to post so-called revenge porn. More>>
Fighting crime is going high-tech in a small Maryland town. Patrol officers will now have the ability to police multiple locations at the same time. More>>
February is the month we celebrate black history and the month we also celebrate love. We are combining them here with a love story that helped change history in the state of Maryland. More>>
Montgomery County police have released preliminary findings in the investigation of a 91-year-old man killed in a school bus accident Wednesday on Route 29 at Tech Road in Silver Spring. More>>
Metro's proposal to raise fares hits the poor and disabled hardest. On Thursday, some of them sent a message loud and clear that they don't like it. Now some board members are questioning whether the price is too steep. More>>
Montgomery County police have identified the man who was struck by a school bus Wednesday afternoon on Route 29 as 91-year-old Elia Miranski. Relatives leaving his Silver Spring apartment this evening told FOX 5 he was a Holocaust survivor. More>>
The Public Service Commission has set fees for Maryland's utility customers who do not want smart meters installed in their homes or businesses. More>>
Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia have each committed $25 million to fund upgrades to the Metro transit system. More>>
Anne Arundel County Police say a martial arts instructor has been charged with having sex with a 14-year-old he met during classes. More>>
Metro's proposal to raise fares is proving very unpopular. After a series of public hearings and surveys, a large majority of people don't like it and some say they will use Metro less if the price goes up. More>>
Hours after we first showed you video of a burglary at a Maryland home in Prince George's County, the car used by the suspects was found in the District. Police now believe the car was first stolen from a home in Alexandria, Va.
Some local students and parents are scratching their heads over the decision of many area school districts to not delay classes Wednesday morning. The early snowstorm caused many kids to get to school late. More>>
Snow has moved out of the Washington, D.C. region but not before causing traffic accidents and delays during the morning commute. More>>
If you were surprised by the heavier than expected snowfall we got this morning, don’t be surprised when you wake up to more of the white stuff tomorrow. A new winter weather advisory has been issued, and we’ve got more snow on the way across the D.C. region. More>>
Sixteen states have decriminalized marijuana, and a couple of states have legalized the sale of pot. Legislators in Maryland are now considering changing the rules on smoking weed. More>>
A seven-year-old boy says his bus driver dropped him off at the wrong spot on Monday. For nearly three hours, Tyshon Evans was all alone walking along Contee Road in Laurel. After a frantic search, Robin Godfrey finally found her frightened and cold son.
It's been one delay after another for Metro rail riders: cold weather cracking rails, trains malfunctioning. So how can Metro say less than one in 10 trains are late? It comes down to your definition. On Metro rail, what is on time for Metro may not be what is on time to you.
Last week's thaw was a mere tease for the Midwest and Northeast with the polar vortex set to make an encore performance this week. More>>
A notorious American-Israeli prisoner who was killed in shootout after opening fire on prison guards used a weapon that was smuggled into jail, Israeli police said Monday. More>>
Montgomery County Police have charged a Silver Spring man with attempted murder after his 2-month-old son was hospitalized with head trauma and rib fractures. More>>
One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that the death was in California. Seven additional illnesses were in Maryland.
The University of Maryland is offering one year of free credit protection for more than 300,000 people after the school announced Wednesday that a computer security attack exposed the personal information of faculty, students, and staff.
The University of Maryland is offering one year of free credit protection for more than 300,000 people after the school announced Wednesday that a computer security attack exposed the personal information of faculty, students, and staff.More>>
Maryland's congressional representatives have demanded that the postmaster general restore regular mail delivery to parts of the state after residents complained of service disruptions. More>>
The National Weather Service says a tornado hit St. Mary's and Calvert counties in southern Maryland, knocking down trees along an 18-mile path. There were no injuries reported. More>>
A 20-year-old Ellicott City man has pleaded guilty to stabbing his girlfriend's father to death. More>>
A suspected bank robber in Laurel should have quit when he had the chance. More>>
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Friday that Colorado and Washington state should be applauded for moving ahead with legalizing marijuana but he wants to learn more about what happens in those states before he would support legalizing it in Maryland. More>>
On Saturday, it will be one month since the Columbia mall shooting. That also means one month since Howard Johnson and his wife were told their son, Tyler, was one of the two people killed by Darion Aguilar and their lives would be forever changed. More>>
From the time he was just a little boy, Aaron Reed loved to make music. But Aaron's journey ended much too soon. His devastated father drove to New York to pick up Aaron’s things. He drove back to Columbia through a snowstorm. He locked the family van and discovered the next morning that everything was gone. More>>
Police are investigating a robbery and shooting in a Silver Spring neighborhood. The incident happened at an apartment on February Circle just before midnight. Police say a man was shot during the robbery. More>>
A family of five was living on a small sailboat in conditions described by police as "deplorable," not far from Annapolis. Maryland Natural Resources Police say it was happening in the Magothy River in Anne Arundel County. More>>
One year later, the double murder of two teenagers from Prince George's County remains unsolved. Friends and relatives gathered at the parking lot where Aaron Kidd, 18, and Andre Shuford, 18, were gunned down and held an anniversary vigil. More>>
The president of the University of Maryland says a computer security attack breached a database that contains personal information about more than 300,000 faculty, staff, students and others. More>>
Dreams do come true. They are happening for a 10-year-old Maryland boy with cystic fibrosis. Long before he could spell M-I-C-K-E-Y, Evan Melius loved Disney -- especially everything Mickey Mouse.
A shop owner in Beltsville shot an intruder in the chest late Tuesday night. The suspected burglar drove away, but then crashed his car. More>>
The U.S. Naval Academy has identified a midshipman who died in a car crash on campus. More>>
In a meeting room at the Frederick Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, a handful of local business people got a lesson about the area's sizable deaf community and how they can be more welcoming to them. More>>
A Washington Post poll says Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is leading by a 2-1 margin over Attorney General Doug Gansler in Maryland's Democratic primary for governor. More>>
The mother of a University of Virginia lacrosse player slain by her boyfriend is urging Congress to create a day to increase awareness of dating violence. More>>
An NSA employee and decorated Marine veteran has been charged in the death of his 3-year-old adoptive son. More>>
The Maryland State Legislature is considering several bills that would alter how automated speed cameras are now used in the state. More>>
Some families in Montgomery County are dealing with damaged homes from the last big snow. The damage was caused by snow removal crews clearing the snow from the shoulder along Interstate 270. The snow and debris were sent so high that it breached 20-foot retainer walls and hit a number of homes in Gaithersburg and Germantown. More>>
It is causing big headaches for people in need and Maryland officials promised the fixes were coming. But that is little help for people who are still without coverage because of the glitches with the state's health care exchange website. More>>
A Virginia couple is trying solve a parking ticket mystery. They keep getting notices in the mail claiming they parked in places they have never been and in a car they don't own. More>>
The U.S. Naval Academy says a midshipman has been found dead after an automobile accident in a creek. More>>
The Maryland Senate is scheduled to hold a hearing on a proposed minimum wage increase. More>>
Operations are returning to normal at the airports serving Washington and Baltimore a day after a winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the region. More>>
It's time to clean up the mess! Snow-blowers and shovels are sure to be out in full force Friday after round two of snow Thursday night. Road crews are warning motorists to drive cautiously and to beware of slippery conditions.
Whether it's their first time or the tenth time, kids playing in the snow is a timeless activity. Many of you shared your precious memories of your child basking in the glory of snow with us and we put some of them together in a photo gallery. More>>
Playing in the snow is usually always a good time -- especially for your pets. Here are some of the pictures we received from our FOX 5 viewers of the animals who took in the pleasure of the white stuff. More>>
Prince George's County fire officials say a horse that had slipped inside a snowy barn in Springdale has died after getting stuck on its side. More>>
Ken Mallette, director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, said Thursday afternoon that emergency management officials are pleasantly surprised by how well the state weathered the first wintery blast, as residents largely stayed off the roads and power outages were fairly low. More>>