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This undated photo provided by the Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office shows Samuel Little. A Texas prosecutor says Little, convicted in three California murders but long suspected in dozens of deaths, now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide. The prosecutor says Little is now charged in the 1994 death of a Texas woman. He says investigations are ongoing, but Little has now provided details in more than 90 deaths dating to about 1970. (Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office via AP)
New black officers, court officials rethinking US policingA new wave of black law enforcement officers and court officials elected in the midterms could help bring changes to the U.S. justice system
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
President Donald Trump answers questions from members of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Trump: Sending cleric to Turkey 'not under consideration'President Donald Trump says extraditing a Turkish-born Muslim cleric whom Turkey blames for engineering a 2016 military coup attempt is "not under consideration.''
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington. A Northern California sheriff dramatically increased the count of the missing from a deadly wildfire again, saying more than 1,000 people are now on the list. Authorities are searching for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, by Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Trump to visit California fire scene as death toll risesCrews continue to battle a Northern California wildfire that has killed at least 71 people, as President Donald Trump plans to tour the destruction
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Chinese director Zhang Yimou arrives at the 55th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. Zhang is nominated for Best Director for the film "Shadow" at this year's Golden Horse Awards -one of the Chinese-language film industry's biggest annual events. (AP Photo/Billy Dai)
Director Zhang Yimou wins Golden Horse Award for 'Shadow'Veteran director Zhang Yimou won best director at the Chinese-language version of the Oscars Saturday night in Taiwan with his monochrome historical epic "Shadow."
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
In this photo taken Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 Melinda Wilkinson, a Democratic voter and retired music teacher is seen at her home in Raleigh, N.C. Republicans "have gerrymandered the heck out of lots of different places," said Wilkinson. She added: "It seems very unfair." (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Midterm elections reveal effects of gerrymandered districtsThe midterm elections have provided a case study on the consequences of how congressional and state legislative districts are drawn
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
A supporter of Georgia Gubernatorial Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams displays her political buttons during a press conference at the Abrams Headquarters in Atlanta, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Abrams ended her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp in the Georgia governor's race on Friday, but pledged to fight the former secretary of state's "gross mismanagement" of the elections with a federal lawsuit. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
10 days of post-governor race drama ends with Abrams' speechDemocrat Stacey Abrams has ended 10 days of post-election drama in Georgia's closely watched race for governor
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Congo rebels attack, burn homes near UN base in eastCongo's army spokesman says rebels have burned homes and a car in a neighborhood in the country's east where U.N. peacekeeping forces have a base
The Associated Press1 hour ago
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives to face reporters at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Pelosi claims she has votes, but race for speaker goes onNancy Pelosi faces opposition from a small, but vocal group of House Democrats in her bid to return as speaker of the House
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, photo, an original ballot from the 2000 presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore is shown during an interview with former Judge Robert Rosenberg, at his office in Plantation, Fla. Rosenberg was on the Broward County Canvassing Board during the 2000 election. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling electionsLatest Florida recount adds to state's reputation for bungling elections
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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  • Vehicle fire spreads to home, displacing Sterling family of three

    A Monday morning house fire in Sterling was caused by an electrical malfunction in the engine of a vehicle parked in the home's carport, displacing the family and causing more than $500,000 in damage, according to the Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office. Loudoun Times, Fri, Nov 16 2018 @ 01:00 AM
  • Special election for 33rd Senate District seat set for Jan. 8

    A special election for the 33rd state Senate District seat will be held on Jan. 8, 2019, Loudoun County officials announced today. Loudoun Times, Thu, Nov 15 2018 @ 01:40 PM
  • Leesburg man charged in One Loudoun assault

    A Leesburg man has been arrested after injuring another man during an assault outside Sense of Thai restaurant at One Loudoun early Sunday. Loudoun Times, Wed, Nov 14 2018 @ 06:58 PM
  • Amazon is essentially creating a new neighborhood in Virginia for its ...

    Arlington, Virginia, came out a winner in Amazon's grueling HQ2 competition - but one detail in the tech giant's announcement has left observers and Washington, DC-area natives scratching their heads. The only thing is, most Virginians haven't heard of National Landing before. Silicon Alley Insider, Tue, Nov 13 2018 @ 03:57 PM
  • Area school systems announce delays ahead of Friday

    With Thursday's wintry mix still affecting road conditions into the night, a number of school systems around the D.C. region have announced delays for Friday. In Virginia, school systems in Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Fauquier counties will open two hours late Friday. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Nov 15 2018 @ 11:51 PM
  • A slippery wintry mix gradually changes to a cold, wind-swept rain

    In the immediate area, snow and sleet will transition to mostly sleet midday to early afternoon and rain by early to mid-afternoon, from southeast to northwest Total snow/sleet accumulations should be around 0.5 to 2 inches in the immediate area, 1 to 3 inches in our north and west suburbs, and 3 to 6 inches toward northern Maryland and Interstate 81. This is the boom scenario. Temperatures will hover around freezing through mid-afternoon so untreated surfaces will remain slick until rain starts to wash the slush away later today. The Washington Post, Thu, Nov 15 2018 @ 10:15 AM
  • Walbridge out as rural summit emcee amid threats, controversy

    Chairwoman Phyllis Randall's rural summit has been a source of controversy with her peers on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. Loudoun Times, Thu, Nov 15 2018 @ 09:46 AM
  • 'It's worse than what was predicted': D.C. area hit with first snowfall of the season

    The D.C. region saw its first snowfall of the season Thursday morning, as a messy mix of light snow, sleet and freezing rain left some commuters and officials caught a bit off guard. Barely a dusting of snow hit even the outer parts of the region in the early-morning hours. The Washington Post, Thu, Nov 15 2018 @ 08:58 AM
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