In Maryland, a joint House committee is hearing testimony for a bill to legalize medical marijuana. The O'Malley administration is not supporting the measure.
Despite protracted efforts to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS, Alexandria's rate of incidence is 3.4 times higher than the rate across Virginia.
In the District, a big change Monday for "sluggers" -- those commuters who hop into a stranger's car to gain access to carpool lanes on the freeway.
A proposal to build a massive new electrical transmission line in the region has been delayed indefinitely.
The FBI and local police are launching a new effort to catch the so-called "East Coast Rapist," believed responsible for attacks on 17 women since 1997.
Gas prices are steadily rising as the cost for crude oil creeps higher.
A plane that was re-routed to Dulles International after reporting engine trouble has landed safely.
As Congressional budget negotiations continue, a bipartisan group of state legislators from Northern Virginia are asking members to protect funding for Metro.
According to the latest state numbers, more than 1,800 fewer people died from heart attacks in 2009 than in 2000 in Virginia. The latest data show an even bigger improvement among women.
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