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>>
Wootton High School’s girls basketball team has turned some heads this season. Not only because they went 15-7 this season and earned an opening round bye in the playoffs, but because they have something most teams don't. They have a roster overrun with multiples. 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>>
They say it is better to give and receive! That is exactly the motto two Maryland sisters are trying to live by. The teens are making sure hundreds of girls go to prom in style by donating gently used gowns to local high schools. FOX 5's Holly Morris showed us how they started a chapter of Becca's Closet in Maryland and have rallied an entire community to 'Pay it Forward!'
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>>
Tow trucks are working to remove a tractor-trailer that ran off a ramp near the Wilson Bridge. More>>
A winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some parts of the Mid-Atlantic region is causing few power outages even after precipitation changed to an icy mix in some areas. More>>
Metro has suspended most bus service, but Metrorail is running with all stations open. More>>
We were predicting lots of snow and this winter storm delivered! With a lot of snow out there, our FOX 5 viewers came through with some very creative snowmen and snow sculptures. Check them out in our photo gallery. More>>
The Triple A auto club is telling motorists whose vehicles are snowbound in their driveways to wait it out. More>>
Hundreds of flights have been canceled at the three airports serving the Washington and Baltimore areas as a result of a major winter storm. More>>
The nation's capital and surrounding areas are shut down as snow blankets the region. More>>
The snow is here and FOX 5 viewers are sending in their #fox5snowday pictures to us.Take a look at our photo gallery of some of the views from around the area. More>>
A storm bringing heavy ice and snow has arrived in the D.C. area Wednesday night and is expected to bring heavy accumulations throughout the region. The weather has caused most school districts along with federal government offices in the area to close.
Montgomery County police have only circumstantial evidence linking Lloyd Lee Welch to Wheaton Plaza on the day the Lyon sisters disappeared 39 years ago. With a media blitz and the release of numerous photographs, cold case detectives are now hoping to find solid evidence that will close the case and solve a very troubling mystery.
Several hundred residents of a troubled condo complex in the Suitland area of Prince George’s County are facing eviction in just over two weeks. The current problem: unpaid water bills. More>>
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says the FBI and IRS have seized documents from its offices in Laurel as part of an ongoing investigation. More>>
Md. Gov. Martin O'Malley and Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe have declared a state of emergency in advance of a winter storm projected to dump several inches of snow in the area.
When will the snow get to you-- and where will the heaviest of it fall? Check out our Futurecast to get hour-by-hour predictions as the FOX 5 Weather Team tracks the latest round of winter weather in the D.C. region.
Where's the snow plow-- and when will it come your way? Click here to track the plows in your area.
The Maryland Guard is ready to help during a snowstorm that could dump a foot of snow on parts of the state. More>>
Gov. Martin O'Malley is urging residents to prepare for 24 hours of nasty, wet and icy weather. More>>
Crews are fighting a fire at the Washington Gas facility on Nebel Street in Rockville, Md. It's believed to have started just after 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning in a garage area. Images from Skyfox appear to show firefighters getting the situation under control.
A storm bringing heavy ice and snow to the interior South will reach the Northeast Wednesday night and Thursday with heavy snow, gusty winds and disruptions to travel and daily activities. More>>
On Tuesday, police announced they have identified a person of interest in the disappearance of Sheila and Katherine Lyon. It is a case that has hung over the community for nearly 40 years. The recent development in this case also has meaning for some residents. More>>
Maryland State Police say a man who barricaded himself in a hotel room, forcing the evacuation of 30 guests, has surrendered peacefully. More>>
An 80-year-old Montgomery County man has been sentenced to 35 years for the attempted murder of his estranged son. More>>
Advocates of a proposed “Good Samaritan law” say people in Maryland are dying of drug overdoses because their friends are sometimes afraid to call 911. More>>
It's a case that has captivated the D.C. region for decades. On Tuesday, Montgomery County police have named a former carnival worker and drifter as a person of interest in the 1975 disappearance of the Lyon sisters. More>>
A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the D.C. region from Wednesday night to Thursday night for a storm that could possibly bring five or more inches of snow.
Montgomery County police say a person of interest has been identified in the 1975 disappearance of the Lyon sisters. More>>
The American Red Cross is asking for more donors to help restock the blood supply after winter weather in January caused numerous cancellations of blood drives across the country. More>>
Fire officials say three firefighters were injured while battling a blaze at a Charles County home. Crews were called to a vacant home on Billingsley Road in Waldorf after people driving by the home saw it engulfed in flames early Monday.
A massive apartment fire in Columbia, Md., sent two people to the hospital and left as many as 16 families without a home Friday afternoon. More>>
A judge in Montgomery County has refused bond for a former music teacher accused of abusing 15 students. More>>
A couple of weak storms will bring some light snow to the Washington D.C. area this weekend. More>>
Prince George's County police say a Laurel man has been charged with stabbing his supervisor after being questioned about his attendance at work. More>>
Trembling earth and a mysterious loud noise startled some residents in Maryland on Thursday, though officials said it wasn't an earthquake and one expert said it may have been a sonic boom. More>>
Lorde will bring her Grammy-winning song of the year to Maryland as she headlines the Preakness infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May. More>>
Del. Don Dwyer, who pleaded guilty last year to boating while drunk, has introduced two bills to tighten penalties on state officials convicted of crimes like his own. Dwyer is serving a 60-day jail sentence on weekends, and he completed a 28-day inpatient rehab stint.
A Prince George's County police officer who was acquitted on charges stemming from the videotaped assault of a University of Maryland student has returned to full duty. More>>
Mid-Atlantic commuters are dealing with tricky travel in the wake of an ice storm. More>>
Two more parents of students at Thomas Claggett Elementary School in District Heights, Md., are coming forward to share their story of troubling experiences their children had at the school. It comes in the wake of a 7-year-old girl who was reportedly beaten unconscious at the school and suffered a mild concussion.
A winter storm of ice and wintry mix will hit the D.C. area Tuesday night and Wednesday. More>>
Straight A students at Eastern Middle School were invited to a dance party as a reward for good grades, but fallout over who was excluded is upsetting some parents. More>>
Anne Arundel County police say they have charged a man with armed robbery after the victim recognized him from his Facebook photo. More>>
Montgomery County Police are investigating another smash and grab robbery. The incident happened early Tuesday morning at a Subway restaurant in the 15500 block of Old Columbia Pike in Burtonsville. More>>
The next storm will hit the Washington, D.C., area Tuesday night into Wednesday with a new round of travel delays and disruptions to daily activities at least in part of the area. More>>
Anne Arundel County police say an officer shot and killed a dog while investigating a burglary in Pasadena. More>>
Prince George’s County police say they seized $66,000 worth of PCP, crack cocaine and heroin in a drug bust in Suitland, Md. More>>
President Barack Obama is expected to visit a Prince George's County school to talk about connecting more schools to high-speed Internet service. More>>
The D.C. region enjoyed a warm weekend, but things are about to change. The FOX 5 Weather Team is tracking several storms that will bring winter back to the area this week-- and the first comes just in time for Monday. More>>
Supporters of a higher minimum wage plan to rally in Annapolis, but business owner Mark Pringle says higher wages would mean higher prices at his ice cream shops. More>>
There is a good, close-up look at the suspect in a string of smash-and-grab burglaries of businesses in Montgomery County. Montgomery County police released two pictures of the suspect Friday and confirmed at least ten break-ins of businesses in the county since Thanksgiving. More>>
Anne Arundel County police say an officer was injured when he was dragged 40 feet trying to get the driver out of a car. More>>
The Maryland mall where two people were fatally shot last week says it will hold a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims. More>>
A Virginia rock climber has been indicted on a manslaughter charge, accused of killing a friend with a claw hammer at the Chesapeake Ohio Canal National Historical Park in Maryland. More>>
The Maryland mall where two people were fatally shot last weekend held a candlelight vigil for the victims. More>>
Prince George's County Public Schools say their investigation has found there was no beating or bullying involving a 7-year-old whose parents say she was knocked to the ground and beaten during recess at Thomas Claggett Elementary School.
A Montgomery County police sergeant says he had to shoot his adult son Wednesday night when he discovered the son attacking his own mother. Both the mother and son are dead. More>>
Since the shooting at the Mall in Columbia, many people have been wondering how they can help. Two memorial funds have been set up in honor of the two young victims. More>>
Authorities say a woman has been charged with child neglect, accused of leaving her two young daughters in a cold car while she had her makeup done in a mall department store. More>>
The gunman in a deadly attack at a Maryland shopping mall wrote in general terms about killing people in his journal and said that he was ready to die, police said Wednesday in releasing new details about writings the shooter left behind. More>>
Prince George’s County Public Schools officials are addressing a beating at Thomas Claggett Elementary School that left a 7-year-old first grader unconscious and with a concussion on Tuesday Morning. More>>
Montgomery County police say one person has died and another person was injured after a police-involved shooting in Gaithersburg, Md. More>>
The Winter Olympics are just days away, and as you probably know by now, there are security concerns. Some Maryland school kids are doing what they can to try to make sure the athletes are safe. But they need a little help delivering on their promise.
This cold weather is doing a number on water mains all across the region. You have seen them: crews tearing up roadways to fix the underground pipes. But we are also hearing about indoor water pipes that are bursting in record numbers this winter causing serious damage to homes all across the metro area.
Declaring that hard work should pay off for every American, President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed an order to create starter retirement accounts that could be opened with as little as $25 but acknowledged there's a limit to the help he can give low-wage workers without congressional action. More>>
Darion Aguilar, the young man whom authorities say shot and killed two employees at a shopping mall in Columbia, Maryland on Saturday, was not alone when he purchased a shotgun in December. Now, Howard County police are looking to the public for help in locating friends of Aguilar who might tell them more about him.
A 7-year-old girl at Thomas Claggett Elementary School in District Heights, Md., was beaten unconscious by at least four classmates Tuesday morning. More>>
These images from OceanCitymd.gov webcams show Maryland’s favorite beach town covered in snow!
BETHESDA, Md. - A man was taken into custody at a Montgomery County shopping mall Tuesday after police say he acted disorderly and threatened employees. The incident happened around 6:00 p.m. at the Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda.
Baltimore County police say an Essex man has been charged with attacking his 72-year-old wife with a hammer. Officers were called to a home on Carvel Grove Road for a report of an assault on Sunday and found the woman with a head wound.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 6 a.m. Wednesday for many areas in the southern and eastern part of Maryland and Virginia. More>>
Someone is preying on disabled drivers in a Prince George’s County community. They are breaking out car windows and damaging property all to steal handicap parking placards. More>>
Maryland police said Tuesday that they were investigating the financial records of a man who killed two people and then himself inside a shopping mall. More>>
Crews have rescued a 10-year-old child from a 30-foot well in Anne Arundel County. More>>
A Maryland mall reopened Monday with increased security, somber memorials and still unanswered questions about why a gunman killed two people and himself inside a store. More>>
Another deep freeze will engulf the Washington, D.C. area resulting in negative wind chills for some areas during the overnight hours.
Anne Arundel County police are investigating a possible murder-suicide after two men were found dead at a home in Glen Burnie. More>>
Anne Arundel County police say a Maryland man was arrested for burglary and theft at a Glen Burnie dollar store all because he wanted to charge his phone and eat some food. More>>
A Rockville gun shop says it sold the shotgun that police say was used in the deadly shooting at a shopping mall. More>>
Gov. Martin O'Malley visited the Mall in Columbia, getting a frozen yogurt at the food court at the shopping center where a gunman fatally shot two store workers before killing himself. More>>
Howard County's police chief says he understands that the public is looking for answers about why a teen fatally shot two people and himself at a mall in the Baltimore suburbs. More>>
A Maryland county executive says there will be a period of adjustment before life returns to normal in the community surrounding the mall where a teen gunned down two people and killed himself over the weekend. More>>
FOX 5 was inside The Mall in Columbia before it reopened to the public on Monday. These pictures taken by reporter Melanie Alnwick and journalist Brendan O'Connell show the memorials in place and the items left behind. More>>
A man carrying a shotgun opened fire at a busy shopping mall in suburban Baltimore on Saturday, killing two employees of a skate shop and then himself as panicked shoppers ran for cover, police said. Five others were injured.
A man carrying a shotgun opened fire at a busy shopping mall in suburban Baltimore on Saturday, killing two employees of a skate shop and then himself as panicked shoppers ran for cover, police said. Five others were injured.More>>
Special Olympics Maryland has canceled the annual Polar Bear Plunge because of high winds, tall waves and below-freezing temperatures. More>>
A Maryland hospital says five people injured in a mall shooting and its aftermath have been treated and released. More>>
Montgomery County police say one pedestrian has died in a crash involving two vehicles Friday afternoon in Montgomery County. Four other people were injured. More>>
The Federal Trade Commission continues to crack down on scammers posing as tech support experts to get access your personal information online. Even so, hundreds of people fall victim every day.
An intoxicated man was rescued by fellow Metro riders after he fell onto the tracks at the Cheverly station Thursday. But unfortunately for him, when police arrived, they discovered a warrant was out for his arrest. More>>
A former aide to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander hanged himself in his parents' basement in Maryland as he awaited trial on child pornography charges, officials said Friday. More>>
Two people have been injured in a crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway near Powder Mill Road in Prince George’s County. More>>
Married couples in Maryland pay a little more than 1 percent extra on their yearly taxes, compared to unmarried couples who file separately. Two Republican legislators say this penalizes marriage and want to flatten the tax levels. More>>
Northbound lanes of Rockville Pike have been reopened after a water main break caused traffic delays in Rockville early Friday morning. More>>
A Frederick, Md., mother wants to give her 3-year-old twin boys medical marijuana to help ease their severe seizures, and now she is working with state lawmakers to help make it happen. More>>
Prince George's County Air 1 Aviation Unit is being credited with a potentially life-saving rescue. The flight crew found an elderly woman stranded in the bitter cold in Beltsville, Md. More>>
There is a warning from computer security firms about a Microsoft tech support phone scam. It has been happening in other parts of the country for a year or so, but now it is hitting the D.C. area.
Montgomery County police say a man has been charged with fatally stabbing a clerk at a Gaithersburg convenience store. More>>
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is highlighting his administration's successes while noting problems the state has had with its health care exchange.
Prince George's County police say they are issuing refunds for nearly 1500 speed camera tickets. It comes after the department learned the camera's location had not been advertised in a local newspaper. More>>
The cold temperatures have left many drivers going nowhere fast. AAA Mid-Atlantic is reporting nearly 10,000 calls for service since the snow fall and arctic blast set in on Tuesday. More>>
Prince George’s County police are investigating a police-involved shooting that resulted in a suspect of an armed robbery wounded. More>>
Prince George's County police are issuing refunds for nearly 1,500 tickets issued by a speed camera after learning that the camera's location had not been advertised in a local newspaper. More>>
Some local school systems have maxed out their snow days and may have to add instructional days at the end of the school year. Other districts have no problem at all with snow days. More>>
Prince George's County police have identified the two people who were killed in a crash between a car and a taxi in Landover. More>>
Anne Arundel County police say a woman's body has been found on a snowy golf course. More>>
Investigators say the murderous rampage on Cherry Bend Drive in Germantown last Friday was triggered by the suspects' belief the four young Harris children were possessed by demons. More>>
Montgomery County Police say they have charged a bus driver with sexually assaulting a passenger. More>>
Howard County police say an 84-year-old Columbia man has been found after he went missing while on a delivery run in a snowstorm. More>>
We asked for your snow pictures and you all delivered! Our FOX 5 viewers sent in their photos using the #fox5snowday hashtag on how they spent their snow day and we got a lot of great ones!
We asked for your snow pictures and you all delivered! Our FOX 5 viewers sent in their photos using the #fox5snowday hashtag on how they spent their snow day and we got a lot of great ones!More>>
Two women who police say killed two children while performing what they thought was an exorcism will remain held without bond and have psychiatric evaluations to determine if they are competent to stand trial, a judge said Tuesday. More>>
On this Martin Luther King Day, a group of U.S. Postal Service workers held a rally at the MLK Memorial. They are calling for safer job conditions and justice for letter carriers injured or killed while delivering in the dark. More>>
There is an uproar in Montgomery County over speed cameras. It is a program that brought in nearly $16 million to the county last year. But many drivers are crying foul, saying the speed cameras are not accurate. Meanwhile, some Maryland state lawmakers are calling for a review of the entire system.
Montgomery County police have released recordings of 911 calls related to the gruesome murders of two young children in a Germantown townhouse last Friday. More>>
Transportation officials in Maryland are preparing for snow. More>>
The nation remembers civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Junior on Monday. There are numerous events in this area to honor his legacy including the National Cathedral in northwest which will celebrate his life through a day of music and poetry.
Police in Montgomery County are trying to figure out what led to the deaths of two young children inside a Germantown townhome on Friday. Investigators say two other children and a woman were also injured, and one woman is in being questioned in connection to the tragedy.
Prince George's County police say the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed a University of Maryland student early Friday morning as he tried to cross the street has turned himself in, but has not yet been charged.