A Maryland man has been found mentally competent to stand trial more than two years after he was charged with planning an Islamic State-inspired attack.
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May 3, 2022 Comments Off on Maryland man charged in ISIS-inspired plot found mentally competent
April 9, 2019 Comments Off on Judge refuses bond for man accused of IS-inspired attack
A Maryland man inspired by the Islamic State group plotted to ram a stolen U-Haul truck into as many pedestrians as possible at a popular convention and tourist destination just outside the nation's capital, federal prosecutors said Monday.Read More »
May 31, 2018 Comments Off on Dramatic finals of Scripps National Spelling Bee to begin in Md.
May 30, 2018 Comments Off on Son of National Spelling Bee champ hopes to make history
December 5, 2017 Comments Off on National Spelling Bee to offer wild cards; expand field
WASHINGTON — For three years running, Siyona Mishra and Dhyana Mishra faced off amid some of the highest stakes in competitive spelling. They outlasted the rest of the field at the regional spelling bee in Orlando, Florida. But there was ...Read More »
June 2, 2017 Comments Off on ‘I knew them all’: Ananya Vinay wins US spelling bee in Md.
OXON HILL — Ananya Vinay showed little emotion as she plowed through word after mystifying word in the final rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Later, as she stood beside the confetti-covered stage, the newly crowned champion flashed a ...Read More »
June 1, 2017 Comments Off on Memorable moments made in Md. at National Spelling Bee
OXON HILL — The Scripps National Spelling Bee weeded out the field to the truly elite spellers during Wednesday’s grueling preliminary rounds. Each of the 291 spellers got the opportunity to spell two words on stage. Those who didn’t misspell ...Read More »
May 31, 2017 Comments Off on Md. speller’s journey shows how tough national bee has become
OXON HILL — Shaheer Imam never thought it would take so long to get back to the National Spelling Bee. The 13-year-old from Catonsville, Maryland, made his first appearance during Barack Obama’s first term as president. Shaheer was just eight ...Read More »
May 30, 2017 Comments Off on National Spelling Bee, held in Md., becoming easier to predict
WASHINGTON — To the fans watching on ESPN, Nihar Janga’s win last year in the Scripps National Spelling Bee was a shock: He was only 11 years old, a fifth-grader appearing in the bee for the first time, competing against ...Read More »
October 3, 2016 Comments Off on MGM casino to open Dec. 8 in National Harbor
OXON HILL — MGM National Harbor will have its grand opening Dec. 8, officials announced Monday. The $1.4 billion casino resort in suburban Washington will debut just in time for the holiday season, and in the next few months will announce an ...Read More »