| Feb 10, 2010
| 4:22 PM
The howling winds, swirling snow and plummeting visibility that drove plow drivers off the highways today are being driven by an intensifying offshore low-pressure system that meteorologists are likening to a Cat. 1 hurricane.Winds topped 58 mph over part...
| Oct 27, 2009
| 5:21 PM
The mastermind of the 2002 Washington, DC-area sniper attacks will die by lethal injection next month, Virginia officials said Tuesday. John Allen Muhammad declined to choose between lethal injection and electrocution, so under state law the method...
| Nov 10, 2009
It began in Wheaton with a single gunshot. James D. Martin, 55, had stopped off at a Shoppers Food Warehouse on his way home when, for no apparent reason, an unseen assailant shot and killed him.
The next morning, four others in Montgomery County were...
| May 28, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Reporting from Bakersfield The Desert Rose Band couldnât have picked a more apropos site for launching a brief reunion tour than Buck Owens' Crystal Palace in the capital of California country music. The group formed by Byrds and Flying Burrito......
| Nov 11, 2009
A stoically defiant John Allen Muhammad, the sniper who terrified the Washington area in 2002 as he orchestrated 10 fatal and seemingly random shootings, was executed Tuesday night by injection in Virginia's death chamber.
Muhammad, 48, was pronounced...
| Nov 12, 2009
The last thoughts of Washington-area sniper John Allen Muhammad are contained in a letter that his relatives had said would be read publicly Wednesday but which was kept under wraps instead.
Muhammad, 48, remained silent in the execution chamber in...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 2:56 PM
ATLANTA -- Air travelers nationwide scrambled to revise their plans Thursday after an FAA computer glitch caused widespread cancellations and delays for the second time in 15 months. The Federal Aviation Administration said the problem, which lasted about...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 11:13 PM
WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- A 20-year-old student opened fire in a community college classroom, but did not hit anyone and was arrested in a hallway, police said Tuesday.
No injuries were reported following the afternoon shooting at Northern Virginia Community...
| Jun 15, 2009
| 4:23 PM
WASHINGTON -- Obama administration officials said Monday they will propose new limits on how many hours airline pilots can fly in an effort to curb pilot fatigue, an issue safety officials have been urging action on for two decades.
Randy Babbitt, the...