Jenny Sanford may be the key to her ex-husband's electoral chances From the Appalachian trail to the campaign trail, former Governor Mark Sanford is back on the grid. After defeating Curtis Bostic in the GOP primary runoff on Tuesday, 57% to 43%, Sanford should be the favorite to win the vacated congressional seat in South Carolina first district. More
Mark Sanford: Stephen Colbert isn't my opponent Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford vowed Wednesday to define Democratic rival Elizabeth Colbert Busch, saying the only thing voters know is that she's the sister of comedian Stephen Colbert. "She's not held office," Sanford said in an MSNBC interview. More
Genes of First Man Found? You're older than you think. DNA from an unnamed African-American from South Carolina is so distinctive that it led scientists to a unique conclusion: The roots of the human tree date back much further than previously thought. More
Flesh-eating bacteria hospitalizes another victim: New S.C. mom The rare disease commonly known as flesh-eating bacteria has claimed another victim: a South Carolina woman who had just given birth to a healthy set of twins and who noticed an unusual spot on the back of her leg. Lana Kuykendall, 36 ... 05/16/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Student in fight for her life battling flesh-eating bacteria Flesh-eating bacteria -- a rare, aggressive infection that violently attacks the deepest layers of skin -- has claimed a Georgia student's leg, hands and remaining foot, thrusting her into the fight of her life and stirring nationwide interest ... 05/12/2012 - 5:11 pm | View Link
Legal and political tensions surrounding the question of future development in Clarksburg have risen to the point that Montgomery County Council members have been told by their attorney to exercise caution in what they say about proposed revisions to a land-use plan they will consider next month. Read full article >>
Pearson Charitable Foundation, the nonprofit arm of educational publishing giant Pearson Inc., has agreed to pay a $7.7 million settlement to New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman after he determined that the foundation had created Common Core products to generate “tens of millions of dollars” for its corporate sister.
From the menu, Jeff Faile's Nicolaki cocktail -- house-made Greek yogurt with vodka, honey, lemon and rosemary, shaken and served in coupe glass -- reads like an unfortunate twist on a smoothie. But the drink that tops the list at the re-envisioned Iron Gate is tart, surprisingly refreshing and quickly becoming the signature of the restaurant's striking bar, Faile's new stomping grounds.
Arlington sheriff’s deputy Craig Patterson has been found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting of a young Alexandria man this year. There was never any dispute that Patterson, 45, shot and killed Julian Dawkins, a 22-year-old shuttle driver for the PBS “NewsHour” after a verbal altercation early on the morning of May 22.
Anne Arundel police say detectives are investigating a “suspicious death” in Laurel. Investigators are at the scene in the 8300 block of Frostwood Drive. This report will be updated as more details become available. Read full article >>
Maryland Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Heather R. Mizeur got a boost Friday from EMILY’s List, which announced it would use its national network to steer financial contributions to the campaign of the Montgomery County delegate. Read full article >>