Preparedness is key to mitigating upcoming hurricane damage, experts say

WASHINGTON – Effective hurricane forecasts, greener construction practices and individual preparedness are keys to mitigating hurricane damage in the coming years, according to experts. In a press conference at the National Press Club Tuesday, Gerry Bell, a climate change specialist…

After Jacksonville shootings, gamers think about danger in the real world

WASHINGTON — The August shooting at a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville that left two people dead and nine wounded continued to linger in gamers’ minds as they traveled to Washington to compete in the Red Bull Conquest Finals this…

One of Trump’s companies is licensed in Maryland – for what is not clear

WASHINGTON – A Trump real estate company was registered in Maryland only two months after Donald Trump’s inauguration, but its intentions in the state — if any — remain a mystery. But the company, T International Realty LLC, already is…

Surprise! The Equal Rights Amendment is back

The Equal Rights Amendment is making a surprising come-back, with a new campaign to promote its ratification in Virginia.

Gun safety bills pushed in Congress after Florida shooting

WASHINGTON – Some members of Congress are pressing for action on new gun safety measures following last week’s mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school. Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Upper Marlboro, said he is planning to introduce legislation that would…

Maryland politicians among those reacting to Florida school shooting on social media

Maryland politicians and other social media users took to Twitter to plea for change in response to the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. with #GunReformNow and #ParklandSchoolShooting hashtags.

Lead Scams

Exposure to lead can be deadly. Use of lead paint was common until it was outlawed in 1978. In the years following there have been many lawsuits and many settlements and plenty of people trying to take advantage of those circumstances.

Washington’s Rookie Monsters

Washington’s rookies are a big reason why the team remains in the hunt for the NFC East title

Small Businesses Say They will be Hurt by Maryland Gas Tax Increases

Business owners say they will be hurt by Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gas tax, which passed the Senate Friday.