(Washington, DC)  —  A Metrobus driver who says she used her cellphone on duty because her work-issued radio wasn’t working will get to keep her job, but two other bus drivers have been fired for their behavior.  Union officials had asked that a driver who was caught on camera using her cellphone be allowed back […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: BALTIMORE, Aug. 13 — With the focus again on their struggling offensive line, the Washington Washington Football Team began the preseason Thursday night against the Baltimore Ravens hoping for positive signs from the unit. The injuries and pass-protection problems of training camp could continue to stir concern, but the first-team offensive line […]

(Baltimore, MD) — The new dean of the University of Maryland School of Law is proof of just how far the school has come. Fifty-eight-year-old Phoebe Haddon, who is African-American, was hired last month, 79 years after the university denied admission to Thurgood Marshall. Marshall sued the school on behalf of another African-American student and […]

(Washington, DC) — Pack your patience if you plan to take Metro’s Red or Orange lines this weekend. The Fort Totten station will be closed all weekend as workers replace track circuitry near the site of the worst accident in Metro’s history. Shuttle bus will be provided, but be prepared for delays. Over on the […]

(Annapolis Junction, MD) — A man working for a landscaping company in Howard County is dead after police say he lost control of a riding lawn mower, fell down a ten-foot embankment and the lawn mower fell on him. The victim is identified as 26-year-old Cerelino Valtazar of Columbia. He was working for Premier Lawn […]

(La Plata, MD) — A Charles County Circuit Court judge is reportedly admitting he let the air out of car tire belonging to a cleaning woman who works at his court. According to the “Washington Post,” Judge Robert Nalley told another judge, William Missouri, that “he didn’t think it was a big deal.” Missouri is […]

VIA CBS NEWS: (CBS/ AP) The number of U.S. households on the verge of losing their homes rose 7 percent from June to July, as the escalating foreclosure crisis continued to outpace government efforts to limit the damage. Foreclosure filings were up 32 percent from the same month last year, RealtyTrac Inc. said Thursday. More […]

(Culpeper, VA) –Authorities are still searching for a Culpeper man accused of dousing his wife with a flammable liquid, then setting her on fire.  The Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to the intersection of Alanthus Road and James Madison Highway at Brandy Station just after 8 p.m. Monday and found the 37-year-old wife […]

Are you ready for some football? The SportsGroove previews the preseason opener for the Burgundy and Gold and the Baltimore Ravens tonight at 7 pm. Join host Mark Gray and his guests Rick Snider of the Washington Examiner and Brent Harris of Comcast SportsNet. Get the scoop before kickoff on NewsTalk 1450 WOL and http://www.woldcnews.com

(Washington, DC) — Gasoline prices jumped again this week in the Washington metropolitan area. According to the the latest MetroSource Price at the Pump survey, a gallon of regular unleaded went up six-cents, to $2.70, on average. Premium rose four-cents, to $2.95 a gallon, on average. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says the average price […]