Defense shines as No. 7 UCLA beats Virginia 28-20

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.

Seventh-ranked UCLA scored three defensive touchdowns in the second quarter Saturday and Hundley led them on a critical second-half scoring drive as the Bruins escaped Virginia 28-20

Plane with unconscious pilot crashes in Atlantic Ocean southeast of Chincoteague Island

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) - The pilot of a small airplane lost consciousness while flying and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast on Saturday, the Coast Guard said. Coast Guard Petty Officer Nate Littlejohn said crews were searching fo...

Maryland Terrapins cruise to 52-7 win over James Madison Dukes

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - C.J. Brown ran for three touchdowns and threw for another as Maryland cruised past James Madison 52-7 in both teams' season opener on Saturday. Brandon Ross and Albert Reid added second-half rushing touchdowns, and backup quart...

St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, first openly gay player drafted in NFL

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated over and over that it was purely a football decision.

"I will tell you this: I

Falls Church boy, 14, arrested for sexually assaulting 8-year-old girl

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) - A 14-year-old boy has been arrested for sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in Falls Church. Police say the victim told authorities Friday that she was assaulted twice by the same teenager. The first time, the teenager

First human case of West Nile virus reported in Maryland near D.C.

BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland health officials say the first case of the West Nile virus in the state has been reported. Health officials said Thursday that the first case was detected in an adult who lives near Washington. The health department

Man’s body found on Anacostia River Trail in Cottage City, Md.

COTTAGE CITY, Md. (WJLA) -- Responding to a call reporting an unconscious man lying on the Anacostia River Trail in Cottage City early Saturday morning, police found a man’s body. He had suffered trauma to the upper body, police say.

Ferguson rally marks 3 weeks since Michael Brown was shot to death

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer three weeks ago to the day. His death stoked national discourse

Three teens seriously injured as car hits tree, flips over in Olney

OLNEY, Md. -- Three teenaged boys were seriously injured, one with life-threatening injuries, when the car they were in left the road and hit a tree in Olney early Saturday morning. When Montgomery County Police officers and Fire & Rescue

Fires force Marriott Wardman Park Hotel guests to relocate

WASHINGTON (AP/WJLA) - Guests at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel were forced to evacuate their rooms overnight and sleep in ballrooms and other areas of the hotel due to a series of small fires. Guests say they were told to leave their