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Past articles by Tom:

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin fuels presidential buzz with new ad

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin fuels presidential buzz with new ad There’s now more political speculation over the possible White House ambitions of Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin. FOX 5's Tom Fitzgerald reports on the governor's very "presidential-like" video that dropped Thursday. ALEXANDRIA, Va. - There’s now more political speculation over the possible White House ambitions of Virginia… → Read More

Maryland lawmakers debate bill to block violent offenders from receiving bail

There’s a new effort in the Maryland legislature that supporters say stops the merry-go-round of repeat violent criminals posting bail only to commit more crimes. The new bill got its first hearing in Annapolis Thursday, and it turns out, not everyone is on board with this idea. → Read More

Lawmakers push to end solitary confinement in Virginia

State lawmakers in Virginia could be on the verge of getting rid of solitary confinement in state prisons. → Read More

Montgomery County considers using public building projects to solve affordable housing crisis

Trying to figure out how to build more affordable housing is an issue that’s been both difficult and controversial for many DMV governments, but in Montgomery County officials believe the solution to the problem may be in their own firehouses, police stations and rec-centers. → Read More

Could Maryland adopt a four-day workweek?

A new bill proposes four-day workweeks for both private and public workers in Maryland. → Read More

Rockville could lower voting age to 16 this year

Is 16 years old too young to vote? That's the question voters in Rockville may get to decide later this year. → Read More

New year, new laws: What's changing in DC, Maryland and Virginia

The DMV rang in the new year with big changes to laws that affect how people shop, travel and even use cannabis. → Read More

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan talks leaving office, possibility of running for president

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is sitting down exclusively with FOX 5 as he leaves office to discuss whether he will run for president in 2024. → Read More

Respect for Marriage Act signed: Here's who it protects & how the DMV is reacting

It was a historic day at the White House on Tuesday as President Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act into law. But, how does the bill protect marriage, and how do the people of the DMV feel about it? → Read More

Lockerbie bomber charged in DC courtroom

A Libyan man has been charged in a D.C. courtroom with making the bomb that killed 270 people on board Pan-Am 103. → Read More

DC Council approves free Metrobus rides

Is D.C. on its way to becoming one of the first major cities to offer free bus service for riders? → Read More

Youngkin announces $1.7m investment in Arlington from Technomics, Inc

Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin announced Technomics, a major data analytics company, is expanding in Arlington. → Read More

Mobile sports betting expected to launch in Maryland soon

The long wait for mobile sports betting in Maryland may soon be over. → Read More

Ad wars fueling crucial 10th district race in Virginia

In northern Virginia, the political ad wars are heating up. → Read More

Wes Moore among several Democratic nominees limiting debates with GOP candidates

A one-on-one interview with Maryland gubernatorial candidate Wes Moore. → Read More

Wes Moore declines FOX 5 debate with Dan Cox

The Moore campaign has said that they did not want to engage in widespread debates with Cox because they don't want to give him a platform to air what they describe as extreme right-wing views. → Read More

Lawsuit aims to overturn pit bull ban in Prince George's County

For years, pit bulls have been banned in Prince George's County. Now, a federal lawsuit is seeking to overturn that ban. → Read More

Federal authorities approve efforts to widen I-270, American Legion Bridge in Maryland

The green light has been given by the federal government for efforts to widen I-270 and the American Legion Bridge after years of delay. → Read More

President Joe Biden holds unity rally at Richard Montgomery High in Rockville

Road closures and heightened security are in effect in Rockville Thursday night as President Joe Biden holds a unity rally for Democrats at Richard Montgomery High School. → Read More

IRS increasing security at DC headquarters due to higher number of threats

The IRS says it is facing a higher number of threats to its facilities and is now increasing security at its DC headquarters and other locations across the country. → Read More