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Maryland bill would ‘retire’ state song to ‘historic’ status
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:47:28 -0400

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A majority of Maryland senators hope they've found a compromise to handle the state's controversial state song: send it into retirement without erasing all recognition.

The Senate voted 30-13 to put "Maryland, My Maryland" on historic status and say its sensitive pre-Civil War references to "Northern ...

UMBC makes history with local ties
WashingtonTimes.com / Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:23:05 -0400

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County made history Friday night in the NCAA tournament and the Retrievers did so with a strong local flavor in the runaway win over the University of Virginia.

Jairus Lyles, who played at DeMatha Catholic in Hyattsville and hails from Silver Spring, contributed ...

Alleged MS-13 member indicted for suburban Maryland drug trafficking, attempted murder
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:51:00 -0400

A federal grand jury has indicted an alleged MS-13 member on multiple charges stemming from the organization's drug trafficking business in suburban Maryland.

Luis Arnoldo Flores-Reyes, 37, of Arlington, Virginia, is charged with conspiracy to participate in racketeering enterprise, conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and conspiracy to interfere with interstate ...

Kirk Cousins’ family shows what matters
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:08:08 -0400


Julie Hampton Cousins is likely pulling up stakes in Virginia and moving to Minnesota.

Who's Julie Hampton Cousins, you ask, and why is she moving to Minnesota?

Julie is the mother of not-quite 6-month-old Cooper Cousins, the son of Kirk Cousins, former quarterback of the Washington Redskins and soon-to-be ...

D.C. leaders call for Marco Rubio to withdraw 2017 gun bill
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 13 Mar 2018 19:20:08 -0400

D.C. leaders and gun control activists are calling on Sen. Marco Rubio to withdraw his year-old bill that would rescind the District's strict gun laws in the wake of last month's high school shooting in his home state of Florida.

"Our legislature has acted on common sense gun legislation that ...

Martin Luther King, guns, gun control
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:48:07 -0400


The eyes and ears of J. Edgar Hoover's FBI weren't in Parkland, Florida, on Valentine's Day or trawling the internet for menacing words by accused killer Nikolas Cruz.

These days, however, in the aftermath of Mr. Cruz's streak of violence inside a schoolhouse, we are forced to looked backward ...

Students from D.C., Maryland, Virginia schools rally at U.S. Capitol for gun control
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:39:06 -0400

Hermela Mesfin spent her 17th birthday rallying with thousands of other students for stricter gun laws outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

"We thought that those innocent lives that were lost deserve respect. So we're doing this for them and for our safety," Hermela said, referring to the victims of ...

Judge to weigh dismissal of drug charge against Rose McGowan
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 12 Mar 2018 06:33:54 -0400

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A judge is scheduled to hear arguments on a request from actress Rose McGowan to dismiss a charge of cocaine possession she faces in Virginia.

McGowan's lawyers have suggested in court papers that the drugs may have been planted by agents hired by disgraced Hollywood producer ...

Laurel High School teachers shown graphic Columbine shooting video
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:27:47 -0400

Teachers at a Prince George's County school were blindsided last week by being shown unawares graphic footage of the Columbine High School shooting massacre.

The lockdown-training session took place Friday at Laurel High School, according to a Monday report on TV station WRC-4 in Washington.

The session prompted ...

D.C. school officials ask students to rethink walking out of classes Wednesday
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:37:06 -0400

The allure of a White House demonstration may be enticing to local grade school and college students planning to walkout of their classes Wednesday, but public school officials are urging — if not outright warning — them to rethink that action.

The young people's arm of the Women's March, called ...

National School Walkout smackdown
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 12 Mar 2018 22:49:06 -0400


What are your children walking into?

Across the nation, kids are scheduled to walk out of school on Wednesday to honor the 17 victims killed in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas on Feb. 14 in Parkland, Florida.

The plan calls for students to spend 17 minutes reciting the ...

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