Gone in 20 seconds. Prince George's County police say that is all it takes for a thief to get in your vehicle and grab your stuff. And it appears many of you are making it easy for them. More>>
Montgomery County police say officers fatally shot a man at a Silver Spring bank Tuesday afternoon. More>>
Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee. More>>
An outside law firm hired to investigate questionable spending by Montgomery County School Board members is recommending the board cancel credit cards issued to members, cut back on expensive meals and limit trips to education conferences in places like Miami and San Diego. More>>
Authorities say a man is facing charges after leaving his 98-year-old mother--who is confined to a wheelchair-- in a hot car outside a Maryland casino for nearly five hours. More>>
Prince George's County police say the investigation into an overnight homicide led to several road closures in Suitland early Tuesday. The scene unfolded in the area of Suitland Road and Huron Avenue.
A Rockville couple has been arrested and charged with locking their 22-year-old twin sons with autism in the basement of their home. Police say the room had no lights and hardly anything for the men to sleep on.
A Maryland hiker is recovering after being attack by a snake. It happened along the yellow trail of the Manor area at Cunningham Falls State Park and is home to a high volume of poisonous rattlesnakes and copperheads. More>>
A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls. More>>
With a federal court hearing looming, a supporter of Maryland's 2013 gun-control law says there are early indications it's helping to reduce fatal shootings. More>>
A building plan for a $925 million MGM casino and hotel near the nation's capital has been approved by local officials in Maryland. More>>
Authorities say a 10-year-old girl riding a bicycle was struck by a vehicle in North Bethesda Friday afternoon. More>>
Mark Kawar had the day off from work on Friday. So what did the Falls Church resident have planned for the day? He did what he normally did for his typical morning commute, but a little more extreme. He planned on visiting and exiting all 86 of Metro’s stations!
Authorities say four people were injured in a crash involving a car and a Metrobus on an entrance ramp to the Capital Beltway. More>>
A security guard has been rescued by authorities after a van crashed into a guard house in Suitland. More>>
Firefighters have put out a two-alarm fire in Clinton. More>>
Still looking for plans this weekend? Here are some ideas for you to check out around the area!
Police Are Investigating after a person was stabbed outside of a McDonalds overnight. The incident happened around 3:15 a.m. in Silver Spring at the McDonalds restaurant on Georgia Avenue near Randolph Road.
It was a surprise announcement Wednesday for dozens of Fort Washington residents who want to be able to stay in their homes. The land surrounding them is unstable and even though it is mostly private property, Prince George's County officials have been trying to find a way to help, but it will cost big money. More>>
Maryland State Police say a National Security Agency police officer was injured when a driver fled a traffic stop and initiated a highway chase. More>>
Tuesday's heavy rain and whipping winds took down trees and power lines in Montgomery County. More>>
The kids in this story have spent far more time in hospitals than any child should. But they are not the ones who are sick. Somebody else in their family is. More>>
Two pedestrians have been struck by a truck in Silver Spring Tuesday afternoon. More>>
The city of Annapolis wants ridesharing company Uber to stop operating in Maryland's capital until it registers as a cab service. More>>
Here is a startling stat for you. The time it takes you to type out one text on your phone driving at a speed of 55 miles per hour is the same as driving blindfolded for the length of a football field. Despite the risks, drivers are still not heeding the warnings. More>>
State and local officials are taking new steps to enhance pedestrian safety on a busy stretch of U.S. Route 1 in College Park. More>>
More than two dozen activists have been arrested following a protest against plans to build a facility in Maryland to liquefy and export natural gas. More>>
A panel of Prince George's County officials will vote next week on the site plan for a casino at National Harbor. More>>
Cutting the lawn is a lot of people's least favorite chore. But one Prince George’s County man may have come up with a solution. He has built a remote-controlled lawnmower. More>>
The head of the Prince George's County Police Department says one of his officers has been suspended after being arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon in Washington. More>>
Someone has stolen an air conditioning unit from a church in Prince George’s County. It’s not just a window air conditioner. What was stolen was a heavy, industrial unit worth thousands of dollars. Part of the theft was caught on security video.
Baltimore police have taken over an investigation of the death of a 10-year-old boy at a home for medically fragile children in Anne Arundel County because of abuse he suffered years ago. More>>
There is a huge concern for employees at a local office building leased by the Internal Revenue Service in Oxon Hill. According to employees, six people who worked here have passed away in the last six months and others have gotten seriously ill. Many are concerned about the quality of the building and the IRS confirms it is looking into the matter.
A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted a Maryland man with a long criminal history on charges of kidnapping and assaulting a female judge with whom he was living. More>>
Internal Revenue Service employees who work for the agency in Oxon Hill say several people have died and many more have gotten sick in a matter of months. Many fear environmental issues in the building could be the root of the problem and the IRS confirms they are investigating. More>>
Heavy rain hitting our area has led to a Flash Flood Watch to be issued for the District of Columbia and portions of Maryland and northern Virginia until midnight. More>>
There were smiles and laughter Thursday at the funeral service for Wayne Curry, the former top office-holder in Prince George's County, Md. Curry died last week of lung cancer at the age of 63. More>>
Police in Anne Arundel County are identifying the man whose body was recovered from a pond area near Arundel Mills mall. More>>
Over 100 firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at John Hanson Middle School in Waldorf. More>>
Transportation officials in Maryland are warning the public about a scam involving E-ZPass. More>>
The executive director of a Christian summer camp in Maryland where a boy died after a tree fell on him during a storm says the camp is reviewing how it responds to severe weather events. More>>
The proliferation of heroin in the Washington area and the overdoses that come with it has motivated Takoma Park police to supply its officers with an antidote. It is a nasal spray that reverses the life-threatening symptoms of the drug. More>>
Another round of thunderstorms and showers could be passing through your area Wednesday afternoon and evening as the National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 p.m. for Washington D.C. and many of the surrounding metro areas in Maryland and northern Virginia. More>>
Hundreds of residents of Prince George’s County took time out of their workday on Wednesday to pay their respects to the late County Executive Wayne Curry. His funeral will be held Thursday. More>>
Anne Arundel County fire officials say a mechanical malfunction involving pool chemicals at a YMCA camp sickened 35 people. More>>
Severe storms caused a giant tree to crash down on a house in Silver Spring Tuesday evening.
Storms that passed through the D.C. area on Tuesday have caused tens of thousands of customers to be without power while bringing down numerous trees and downed power lines. More>>
Maryland motorist Jon Rasmussen got a shocking notice in the mail several weeks ago. It was a notice of an "unsatisfied" parking ticket from the District of Columbia informing him that on May 4, his Honda sedan had been parked illegally on private property without consent on Maine Avenue, SW. More>>
If the children are our future, then this Pay It Forward story will have us all feeling good about tomorrow. More>>
A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box. More>>
The Montgomery County Council is calling on Maryland lawmakers to decriminalize the possession of devices used to smoke marijuana. More>>
Some MARC and VRE customers can expect delays this afternoon because of high heat. More>>
Anne Arundel police and firefighters have recovered a body in a pond area near Arundel Mills after a shoplifter fled from store security.
Expect delays in Montgomery County as emergency crews investigate a fire at a Silver Spring restaurant. Flames spread through the Red Maple Restaurant at around 5:30 a.m.
Firefighters have put out a fire at a two-story townhouse in Potomac Monday night. More>>
Metro says the red, orange and blue lines will be affected by work this weekend. More>>
Police have arrested a Maryland man and charged him with kidnapping a 12-year-old girl in Annapolis. More>>
Frederick police have arrested a 13-year-old boy in a Fourth of July shooting that left a 15-year-old girl injured. More>>
Some MARC and VRE customers can expect delays this afternoon because of high heat. More>>
Funeral services will be held this week for former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry. Curry died last week after losing a yearlong battle with lung cancer. The 63-year-old was the county's first black chief executive.
A portion of a roof at a seven-story apartment building has blown off and fallen onto Route 1 in College Park. More>>
Take it from a veteran D.C. reporter: Metrorail is the way to get into and out of the District on the Fourth of July. But there are some tips you should know that will make your trip easier. And, if you're seeing the fireworks (and riding home on Metro), don't miss the last two tips on my list -- they are crucial.
Prince George’s County police are searching for three armed and masked men who robbed a Safeway pharmacy on South Osborne Road in Upper Marlboro on June 28. More>>
Storms on Wednesday caused one home in Montgomery County to be struck by lightning. More>>
The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved an electricity rate hike for Pepco, but less than the utility requested. More>>
Montgomery County police are still not sure who was driving the car that ran off a school parking lot Tuesday night and killed a teenage girl who was watching a soccer game. The two women and one man in the car are not answering police questions in the case. Investigators hope other witnesses will come forward. More>>
Officials in Ocean City, Maryland, are keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Arthur, which already has disrupted the town's Fourth of July plans. City officials decided Wednesday to postpone Friday night's scheduled fireworks to Saturday night.
A Montgomery County police officer who was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic has been released from the hospital. More>>
Montgomery County police say a 13-year-old girl is dead after being struck by a car while watching a soccer game. More>>
Former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry has died. Curry died around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at his home.
It is going to get hot and humid Wednesday with areas generally feeling like the temperatures are in the upper 90s to just over 100 degrees. Because of this heat, the National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. for many areas along the Interstate 95 corridor in D.C. Maryland and northern Virginia. More>>
It is a disturbing case of animal abuse in Frederick, Md. Vandals came into a Frederick County petting zoo and spray-painted a large family of pigs. More>>
A 58-year-old Baltimore man was arrested and cited for DUI after he hit a Montgomery County police officer who was on foot on the Beltway. But the 20-year veteran officer could face a misconduct investigation for his reaction after it happened. More>>
The two men suspected in a series of bottle bomb incidents at movie theaters in Maryland and Virginia were indicted on Tuesday by a grand jury in Prince George's County. The charges are quite serious, including conspiracy as well as manufacturing and distributing "a destructive device." Each defendant is also charged with multiple counts of second degree assault. More>>
With all the stress we often face in our lives, any chance to relax is a welcomed opportunity. Now, there is a new law in Montgomery County that will allow people to take the edge off while getting their hair done. More>>
Prosecutors have dismissed a misdemeanor charge against a man who drove behind a motorcade carrying President Barack Obama's daughters through the White House gates. More>>
Metro says weekend work will only affect the red line over the Independence Day holiday weekend. More>>
July 1st marks the start of a number of new laws across our region and D.C.s minimum wage increase to $9.50 per hour.
DAMASCUS, Md. - A family of six is without a place to live after an overnight fire ripped through their home on Ridge Road in Damascus. Officials say two adults, four kids and two dogs all made it out safely. They believe the fire started in the garage but no word yet on an official cause. The investigation has closed several lanes of route 27 between Kings Valley Road and Sweepstakes Road. More>>
It has been a nightmare for residents on Piscataway Drive in Fort Washington. Some are still out of their homes after the ground beneath them became unstable in May. Now, Prince George's County says it has a plan to help, but the problem is they are short the money to do it. More>>
“There is nothing else quite like it.” That is what customers say about a Silver Spring music store that closing for good after being in business for well over half a century. At Dale Music, they have reached the final verse of a long and lovely tune.
A woman was shocked when she went to a Sonic in Frederick and found a baggie full of pot in her order.
Starting this Sunday, your ride on Metro will cost you more. Rail fares will increase by an average of three percent. More>>
Axel is a 3-year-old German shepherd who gets a lot of love. As his owner, Jason Haag, puts it: "Axel's been the star of the show. I'm just the guy at the end of the leash." More>>
The lacrosse player for the University of Maryland who is accused of groping a 49-year-old woman at a concert in Virginia is now free on bond. More>>
The weekend is here and if you are looking for something to do, we have you covered. More>>
Metro is closing three subway stations and platforms on the red line this weekend and will offer free shuttle buses as an alternative. More>>
Prosecutors say a Texas man will spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted of fatally shooting four people, including two toddlers, in Maryland. More>>
Police are investigating a reported kidnapping and armed robbery in Montgomery County. More>>
A University of Maryland lacrosse player remains in a regional Virginia jail after failing to answer routine questions about drug use.
Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing elderly man from Anne Arundel County.
The wife of Alan Gross, a U.S. government development subcontractor serving a 15-year prison sentence in Cuba, said Wednesday she fears for his life even more after he received the demoralizing news of his mother's death from cancer. More>>
Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will face Republican Larry Hogan in Maryland governor's race in November, and state Sen. Brian Frosh won the Democratic nomination to face Republican Jeffrey Pritzker in the state's attorney general race. More>>
MGM Resorts has chosen a Baltimore-based contractor to build its new casino resort at National Harbor in Prince George's County. More>>
Montgomery County authorities are investigating a fire at a school for people with developmental disabilities and Masonic lodge in Silver Spring. More>>
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has won the Democratic primary for governor of Maryland. More>>
Maryland's eight members of Congress have all been nominated to serve new terms. More>>
A judge has decided not to grant a restraining order to stop the distribution of campaign handouts that the state's largest teachers' union says misrepresent their trademarked ballots shaped like apples. More>>
Maryland voters are going to the polls to choose candidates for governor, attorney general and various state and local offices after a heated primary race. Voting precincts opened at 7 a.m. in Maryland and will close at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend, and passengers traveling on the blue and yellow lines will also wait longer for trains. More>>
Montgomery County Police have arrested a man they say has robbed four banks since December. More>>
Maryland voters are casting ballots Tuesday in primaries for governor, attorney general, seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and in the state's General Assembly. Here are five things to know about election day in Maryland. More>>
Imagine having a GPS tracker installed in your car that would monitor each mile you drive. Then you would be charged a fee for each of those miles. It is just an idea for now, but it has already got people in Maryland fired up. More>>
Prince George's County Police say an officer shot a man they say was armed with a large butcher knife. More>>
You might be hitting the airport to fly off on vacation this summer. But every now and then, something you brought with you stays there. As you might imagine, an airport’s Lost and Found bin fills up with a lot of stuff every summer. And as we found out, it is not always what you would expect.
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office issued a correction Monday regarding the identity of a person charged in an alleged assault over the weekend. More>>
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- This Maryland primary has importance beyond deciding who the Democratic and Republican nominees will be in the governor's race.
Saturday is the official start to summer and that is why Montgomery County Fire and Rescue is kicking off a summer safety campaign. The first topic: river safety. This comes just as another river rescue happened on the Potomac River Friday evening.
Not many people can say they have done the same job for 60 years. We asked Carl Hovermale if it feels like that long. More>>
Swift water rescue crews have rescued an injured kayaker from the Potomac River Friday evening. More>>
Investigators on Friday ruled out the possibility that someone else killed a 32-year-old woman and her two baby daughters whose bodies were found in their car in a middle school parking lot in Hagerstown. More>>
A black bear that spent much of the day perched in a tree near the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda has finally come down. He ran into the nearby woods, and officials are searching for him. It's the second bear sighting reported in Montgomery County today. More>>
Hagerstown police have ruled out the possibility that a woman and her two young daughters found dead in their car were killed by someone else. More>>
Howard County Police are charging a man in the sexual assault of an 86-year-old woman who accepted a ride from a stranger at a Columbia bus stop. More>>
Severe storms struck our region Wednesday night into Thursday leaving behind downed trees and power outages. Several thousand customers in areas of Maryland, D.C. and northern Virginia were in the dark after heavy winds and rain damaged power lines.
A man is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after being stabbed several times overnight. The stabbing happened just after midnight in an apartment building in the 8200 block of Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring. More>>
Howard County police say an 86-year-old woman reports that she was sexually assaulted after accepting a ride from a stranger while waiting for a bus in Columbia. More>>
There are three million disabled children in the United States. But one Maryland mother is trying to make her son's life easier -- one smile at a time. More>>
The mother of an American serving a prison sentence in Cuba for covertly setting up internet access there has died, and it seems doubtful her son will be allowed to return for her funeral despite the urging of U.S. officials. More>>
Police say a car had apparently been parked in a Maryland school parking lot for hours before a woman and her two young daughters were found dead inside the vehicle. More>>
MGM Resorts International has reached an agreement with Prince George's County that will guarantee thousands of jobs for county residents, tens of millions in payroll and opportunities for county and minority-owned businesses at the future casino and resort at National Harbor. More>>
Metro says passengers traveling on four of the system's five lines will experience delays of up to 20 minutes this weekend. More>>
Police say a Hagerstown woman found dead along with her two children in a parked car was a native of Guyana. More>>
Police in Prince George's County are investigating after they say a man was found dead in the middle of the street.
Catholic University assistant coach Jamie Roberts was killed during a cross country charity ride for cancer. FOX 5 spoke to friends who say she was a selfless, caring person. Now others are biking in her honor and a donation fund has been set up to benefit the charity she was riding for.
Police and city officials in Hagerstown say a woman and two young children were found dead in a car at a school parking lot. More>>
Montgomery County fire officials have a reminder for anybody thinking of swimming in parts of the Potomac River south of Great Falls: it's illegal and dangerous. This new warning comes after a water rescue team plucked four people to safety Monday afternoon. More>>
A 24-year-old man accused of abducting and assaulting a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge is being held on $500,000 bond after a bond review was held on Monday. More>>
Montgomery County police say a Gaithersburg woman apparently shot her estranged husband before turning the gun on herself, leaving both of them dead. More>>
Search and rescue crews had to suspend a search for a kayaker who went missing in the Potomac River near Great Falls Friday evening. They plan to resume searching Saturday. More>>
Ocean City officials say a 17-year-old swimmer pulled from the water after a major rescue effort has died. More>>
Baltimore police shot and killed a steer that escaped from a city slaughterhouse on a downtown street Friday morning, a spokeswoman said. More>>
We decided to mark this Father's Day by introducing all of you to the "World's Best Father." That's right. The best dad in the whole world lives right here in our area. He has been documenting his parenting journey and now has a worldwide audience. More>>
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Friday for Washington D.C. and portions of Maryland and Virginia. More>>
The Frederick County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help. Deputies are looking for about half a dozen people after a large amount of baby formula was stolen from the Weis Market along Spring Ridge Parkway in Frederick, Md. More>>
It's a few days away until we celebrate fathers, grandfathers and father figures for being in our lives and being who they are. But what do we do with them? How do we treat our dads to a day they will enjoy and know they are appreciated? More>>
More storms that are expected to arrive Thursday afternoon and last until the night is causing a Flash Flood Watch to be issued for a large portion of the D.C. region until midnight.
The attorney general's office says Maryland has reached a settlement with the developer of the mobile app Snapchat in which the company agreed not to deceive consumers about "disappearing' messages. More>>
Prince George's County police are looking for two people in what they call a gang-related attempted murder. Police believe that 18-year-old Susan Hernandez of Fort Washington and 23-year-old Ever Barahona of Fairfax, Virginia, were responsible for shooting one man and stabbing another on May 6 in Temple Hills.
Storms passing through the D.C. region has caused flooding issues throughout the area as well as houses catching on fire due to possible lightning strikes. More>>
The mother of a teenager killed in a shootout with members of a fugitive task force is raising questions about her son’s death after an autopsy shows he was shot in the back. More>>
Prince George's County police are looking for two people in what they call a gang-related attempted murder. More>>
A non-profit in Montgomery County that helps people and families dealing with mental illness has been targeted again by vandals. It is the seventh time since April that it has happened to the business on Parklawn Drive in Rockville. More>>
Anne Arundel County Police say an off-duty Prince George's County Police officer has been charged in an alleged road rage incident. More>>
A Maryland high school senior who had a special graduation ceremony at her dying mother's bedside last month officially received her diploma on Tuesday. Megan Sugg walked across the stage along with the rest of the Glen Burnie High School Class of 2014-- no doubt, with her mom on her mind.
A sudden, very local rainstorm on Tuesday flooded homes and stranded motorists in the Berwyn Heights-College Park sections of Prince George’s County. More>>
The Hershey company says a Maryland candidate is milking its classic chocolate bar for political gain. More>>
The Hershey Company is suing a Maryland state senator to get him to stop using a sign that looks a lot like a Hershey chocolate bar. Senator Stephen Hershey is using the image as a campaign sign. More>>
Montgomery County Police have arrested a man they say tried to hire someone to kill his ex-wife. More>>
Imagine all the photos and videos you have collected of your children -- gone in a flash. It happened to a Calvert County, Md., couple and their loss is made all the worse because the photos taken from them captured their 7-month-old son's extraordinary fight for life.
A Fort Washington man who led Prince George's County police on a chase that ultimately resulted in the death of a rookie police officer pleaded guilty on Monday. More>>
Prince George's County police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a 6-foot-tall, gray and white bunny. More>>
A Montgomery County woman gave birth to a brand new baby boy Friday morning-- in a place she might not have imagined it would happen. Ann and John Noland were on the way to the hospital around 6 a.m. when they figured out they wouldn't make it before their baby was born-- and baby Atticus was born along the side of Interstate 270 instead.
Two people have been arrested in connection with a murder of a woman found dead in a College Park hotel room. More>>
Howard County Animal Control officers came to the rescue of seven baby ducks that fell and were trapped in a storm drain in Elkridge, Md. on Friday morning. The ducks were spotted a drain behind a Lowe's Home Improvement store around 10:30 a.m., and Howard County Animal Control quickly came to their rescue.
A photo sent in by one of our FOX 5 viewers is generating some buzz on how parents should discipline their children. More>>
The Worcester County Commissioners now have bulletproof clipboards. More>>
Eastbound Route 50 in Annapolis is back open after a sinkhole near Interstate 97 caused the road to close Wednesday night.
Maryland highway officials are warning drivers about a road closure that could impact their travel plans until sometime Thursday. The eastbound lanes of U.S. 50 are closed at I-97 due to a sinkhole, and they could stay that way for 24 hours.
Montgomery County authorities say they've suspended the search for a missing teenager in Triadelphia Lake due to weather, and will resume their efforts to find him on Thursday morning. More>>
Prince George’s County police are investigating the death of a woman who was found inside a motel room in College Park. Police say the victim, who appears to be in her mid-30s, had been shot and was pronounced dead on the scene. More>>
Montgomery County authorities say a man was hit by a train at the Bethesda Metro station Tuesday afternoon. More>>
A Maryland teacher is facing charges after he allegedly made illicit videos of a foreign exchange student who had been living with his family.
Traffic is back to normal after a gas leak caused delays in Gaithersburg Wednesday. The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. near a vitamin store off of North Fredrick Avenue.
A Montgomery County teen caught in a rip current in Ocean City has died. Two of his friends that survived the incident spoke with FOX 5 about the horrific moments in the water.
A Montgomery County teen caught in a rip current in Ocean City has died. Two of his friends that survived the incident spoke with FOX 5 about the horrific moments in the water.More>>
After pointed criticism, the skull of a Civil War soldier has been withdrawn from a public auction. It has been donated and will likely be buried with honors at the national memorial park in Gettysburg, Pa. More>>
Prince George’s County police have released surveillance video of a brazen armed robber who took a cellphone accessory stand from a Mount Rainier convenience store. More>>
Gaithersburg police are searching for a suspect who attacked a 17-year-old female jogger at a park last Tuesday. More>>
The man arrested Saturday in connection to a series of bottle bomb explosions inside movie theaters in Virginia and Maryland has admitted his involvement in all six incidents. Authorities announced during a Monday afternoon news conference that 20-year-old Manuel Joyner-Bell faces a list of felony charges from five different jurisdictions. More>>
Police say four siblings arrested in connection with a bank robbery in Washington are also responsible for holding up a gas station in Silver Spring the day before. More>>
Some Metro riders will wait longer for trains this weekend as work takes place on the rail system. More>>
Residents who live along a street that collapsed in Baltimore will be allowed to return home soon. More>>
It is home sweet home for many Fort Washington families evacuated by a landslide. They are back in their houses even though the county urged them to stay away. Many still don't have water, but they are determined to stay. More>>
Montgomery County police say an 18-year-old has been arrested in the assault and robbery of local actor Frank Britton. More>>
Prince George's County police say officers shot and killed a 20-year-old man armed with a pellet gun that resembled an assault rifle. More>>
A community has gathered to support a local actor who was beaten on the street after a recent performance. Frank Britton is out of the hospital, but he is still unable to perform. More>>
The sudden death of a Magruder High School teacher and counselor earlier this month has touched many lives across Montgomery County. Denise Schaefer meant a lot to many people. Most of all, her husband, Geoff.
Eight states on the East and West coasts have formally committed to working together to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the nation's roads by 2025. More>>
One person is dead following a fire in Prince George's County. Crews responded to the 6400 block of Grendel Place around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in Bowie. More>>
Maryland just became the second state after California to pass a law that prohibits discrimination based on what is called "gender identity.” The law will protect transgender people in the workplace, with housing and public accommodations. The controversy over the law is the “public accommodations" will mean men who identify as women will be allowed to use women's bathrooms. More>>
A Germantown woman who survived a lightning strike during Tuesday night’s storm is back home recovering. More>>
Montgomery County police say a man wanted for the kidnapping and assault of a circuit court judge was arrested Tuesday night in Florida. More>>
Thunderstorms that passed through our region Tuesday evening left thousands without power. More>>
Starting next school year, there will be a uniformed and armed police officer at every Montgomery County high school. More>>
Frank Britton, one of the region's most beloved and busiest actors, was brutally attacked in Silver Spring overnight Tuesday as he was about to catch a cab next to the Silver Spring Metro Station. More>>
We profiled a local blind athlete in a story last week and many of you have responded by letting us know how inspired you were by him. One of our viewers decided to reach out to him and purchase him a new pair of running shoes.
You'll want to keep an eye to the sky this evening. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of the D.C. region until 9 p.m., and some storms could contain large hail and damaging winds.
Authorities in Maryland are searching for a young man charged with kidnapping and assaulting a Montgomery County judge. Circuit Court Judge Audrey Creighton, 53, has told the court she fears for her safety and has won a protection order against 24-year-old Rickley Joshua Senning.
AMC says it will set up a $25,000 reward for anyone who provides information that directly leads to the capture of the individual or individuals responsible for setting off bottle bombs in its theaters. More>>
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider a dispute over how a state may tax the income that its residents earn in another state. More>>
Soda bottle bombs filled with acid being set off inside local movie theaters on Sunday have brought the total number of these incidents to four in less than two months. More>>
Prince George’s County police are asking for the public’s help to identify a bank robbery suspect dressed in a very unusual disguise. More>>
Howard County police have arrested a man they say went into the Southern District station in Laurel and threatened officers. More>>
Prince George's County Police say a man whose motorcycle crashed into a wall in Forestville has died. More>>
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday that new officers will be counted on to lead the fight against sexual assault, remain ethical under tough circumstances and help people in the military facing mental health issues. More>>
The sky over D.C. should be clear Friday night, and astronomers predict that will set up a perfect opportunity to view a new meteor shower in the early morning hours of Saturday. Find when you can see it here!
If you looked to the sky over Annapolis on Tuesday afternoon, you might have seen them. The Blue Angels were flying high, and some lucky FOX 5 viewers were able to snap photos as they soared overhead.
Homeowners looking for answers after a massive landslide did not hear what they wanted Thursday night. They were evacuated from their Fort Washington homes three weeks ago when the ground gave way along Piscataway Drive. More>>
A teacher in Prince George’s County has been arrested for sexually abusing a student. More>>