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Eleanor Holmes Norton to Mitch McConnell: Until Dems can do oversight, ‘this case is still open’
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 07 May 2019 14:33:26 -0400

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton dismissed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's claims that the Trump-Russia investigation was "case closed" Tuesday, adding it won't be finished until the House is able to do its own oversight.

"Well, the finish line will come when we have indeed gotten a hold of the report, ...


Christopher P. Hasson, Coast Guard officer accused of terror plot, held by judge
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 07 May 2019 15:29:00 -0400

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered strict bail conditions for a Coast Guard officer accused of plotting a massive terrorist attack, but stopped short of releasing him in order to give the government time to appeal the plan.

In a hearing in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Maryland, Magistrate Judge ...


The election 2020 gunfight
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 06 May 2019 19:49:14 -0400

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

The Fat Lady can't even begin to think about what dress rehearsal for election night will look like in 2020 — perhaps a politically correct rainbow affair for the inclusive crowd or a crimson gown for the conservatives.

Oh, the bother.

Donald Trump is the only potential nominee in ...


Mother’s Day reminder to all mothers: Your advice matters
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 05 May 2019 19:58:14 -0400

The family station wagon driven by the mother of five headed home for what was probably the umpteenth time that week.

Mom and I were alone, and for some long-forgotten reason, I was upset.

I'm not certain how old I was. Fourteen? Fifteen? What I do know is that I ...


More bald eagles found dead, possibly poisoned in Maryland
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 02 May 2019 07:19:50 -0400

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A great horned owl and at least seven bald eagles have been found dead along Maryland's Eastern Shore this year, reminding officials of the eagles found fatally poisoned in the area in 2016.

The Baltimore Sun reports state and federal wildlife officials are investigating the deaths, ...


D.C. mayor pitches bill to legalize recreational marijuana sales in nation’s capital
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 02 May 2019 11:14:39 -0400

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser pitched legislation Thursday to allow for the sale of recreational marijuana in the city.

Ms. Bowser, a Democrat, said she is asking the city council to consider a bill that would allow licensed retail marijuana dispensaries to operate legally in the nation's capital.

"We want to ...


Tammi Lynch of Maryland up for NHL award for starting ‘Players Against Hate’
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 02 May 2019 14:18:05 -0400

First, Tammi Lynch's son Jacob told her about the fight at that day's game, which involved his friend Divyne Apollon II, his teammate on the Metro Maple Leafs youth hockey club. Lynch's husband, recording the game as a volunteer, happened to get the fight on video.

Then came the texts ...


Catherine Pugh, secluded Baltimore mayor, resigns amid scandal
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 02 May 2019 15:46:00 -0400

BALTIMORE — Baltimore's mayor resigned on Thursday, ending a city leadership tenure that unraveled amid a scandal over payments for a self-published children's book series she sold to customers including a $4 billion hospital network she once helped oversee and companies with business before the city.

Mayor Catherine Pugh's resignation ...


Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns from office
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 02 May 2019 20:22:09 -0400

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday, one week after federal agents had raided her homes and offices in an investigation of hundreds of thousands of dollars she made from sales of her self-published children's health book to a hospital network on whose board she served and to contractors seeking to ...


Uber delivery for school lunch a safety risk
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 02 May 2019 21:41:08 -0400

As if teachers and school personnel don't already have their plates full of bureaucratic red tape, consider these scenarios.

Your daughter, who's in grade school, forgot her lunch and didn't tell you until the lunch bell rang. What do you do?

Ding! There's an app for that. "Use Uber Eats ...


Confederate statues in Charlottesville protected under Virginia law, judge rules
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:57:13 -0400

A judge in Virginia has ruled that statues of Confederate generals in Charlottesville are covered under a law that prevents cities from removing war monuments without the state's approval.

Charlottesville Circuit Court Judge Richard Moore made the determination in response to a lawsuit filed against members of the Charlottesville City Council ...


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