Capital Gazette's Pulitzer citation: 'rollercoaster moments'

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The editor of the Capital Gazette of Maryland said Monday that his staff experienced some "rollercoaster moments" as it won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and...

Judge refuses bond for man accused of IS-inspired attack

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — The defense attorney for a Maryland man accused of planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D.C., has asked a judge to b...

Judge who blocked deportation mid-flight set to review case

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland resident whose deportation was blocked by a federal judge while he was on a flight to his native China is now asking the same judge to allow him to stay in the coun...

Neo-Nazi group's new leader? Black man vowing to dissolve it

One of the largest and oldest neo-Nazi groups in the U.S. appears to have an unlikely new leader: A black activist who has vowed to dismantle it. A court filing Thursday suggests Jam...

Woman accuses elected Virginia official of sexual assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — A California woman went public with her sexual assault accusation against Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax on Wednesday, saying in a statement that she suppressed the memory for year...

Man who fired on police station sentenced to 195 years

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A gunman sentenced to 195 years in prison for an attack on a police station apologized Thursday to the parents of an undercover narcotics detective who was mistakenly shot a...

Muslim group sues to block 'No Boycott of Israel' measure

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Muslim civil rights group is suing to block the state of Maryland from enforcing an executive order barring state agencies from contracting with businesses that boycott Isra...

Investment fraud case in US expands to 4 women from Israel

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal investigation of a multimillion-dollar investment fraud scheme has led to criminal charges in Maryland against four women who worked for an Israel-based company. ...

Settlement requires 'anti-hate training' for internet troll

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — An internet troll who harassed a black college student with racist messages on social media has agreed to a court settlement requiring him to get "anti-hate training," apologi...

Lawsuit: Police chief condones white officers' racism, abuse

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — White police officers in a Washington, D.C., suburb have used racist slurs, circulated text messages expressing a desire to "reinstitute lynching" and put a black face and Afr...

Lawyer: FBI erred in tying man to synagogue massacre suspect

WASHINGTON (AP) — A defense attorney says federal authorities misrepresented a social media connection between the suspect in last month's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and a man whose relatives repor...

Neo-Nazi's attorney calls ruling dangerous for free speech

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The attorney for a neo-Nazi website's founder says a judge's decision to allow a lawsuit to proceed against his client is "dangerous for free speech." Attorney M...

Man tied to synagogue shooting suspect arrested

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The FBI says a self-described white nationalist with a social media connection to the suspect in last month's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre has been arrested on gun-related ch...

New defense for Infowars in copyright case? "Pepe the Toad"

The internet trolls who turned Pepe the Frog into a racist, xenophobic hate symbol may be disappointed to hear a new claim about the cartoon character's origins, courtesy of conspiracy theorist Alex J...

Jury gets case against man charged in police station attack

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A gunman who attacked a Maryland police station created a "combat zone" that led to an officer mistakenly killing an undercover detective, a prosecutor said Thursday in urgi...