Researchers are predicting a slightly smaller-than-average oxygen dead zone in the Chesapeake Bay this year
The mother of a man shot and killed by police while handcuffed in a police cruiser 27 years ago is petitioning the Prince Georgeâ€™s County stateâ€™s attorney to take another look at her sonâ€™s case. Archie Elliott, 24, was stopped in 1993 by a District Heights police officer for driving erratically. A Prince Georgeâ€™s County police officer arrived as backup….
The American Red Cross is offering coronavirus antibody tests to people who donate blood. The Red Cross says when the pandemic hit, blood donations plummeted, but the supply lasted because hospitals suspended elective surgeries. â€œBut now that those surgeries are back on the books, weâ€™re in an urgent situation right now,â€ said Regina Bratton Boothe of the Red Cross. The…
More than 30 minutes went by before rescue crews came to the scene where 16-year-old Fitz Thomas drowned. Thomas and his friends were crossing Goose Creek the evening of June 4 when he disappeared underwater. As the minutes ticked by, Thomasâ€™ friends cried and begged for help and adults screamed during repeated calls to 911. Although the calls went to…
The Great American Outdoors Act that addresses a nearly $12 billion maintenance backlog is one of the few areas of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill.
House lawmakers got their first chance to debate how the country should reform policing, which resulted in a heated hearing with spats of yelling and cursing.
Senate Republicans introduced a police policy package as House Democrats moved forward on their own bill responding to George Floyd’s death
Congress created a committee of inspectors general to keep tabs on how $2.4 trillion is spent to respond and recover from the coronavirus pandemic