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Religion events from around the Washington area

Pentecost events, farmers market, gargoyle tours, Juilliard concert, organ recitals, Stop Hunger event.

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Man fatally shot in Annapolis parking lot

Lamont Scurry, 39, was found dead on Thursday night.

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Mother found pushing dead three-year-old on a swing in Md. park

The child had been dead for at least several hours. Authorities don’t yet know the cause of death.

Memorial Day weekend travel mess: Road closures, Metro changes

This weekend features concerts, parades and the usual Metrorail schedule changes.

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Fire destroys three-story home in Prince George’s County

(Courtesy of Prince George's County Fire / Courtesy of Prince George's County Fire)

No injuries were reported in the Accokeek blaze.

Maryland open houses May 23-24

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

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Gov. Hogan to embark on Asian trade mission next week

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

The 12-day trip includes meetings with heads of state and business leaders in three countries.

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Predatory tow companies targeted in proposal from Md. and Va. lawmakers

(Sarah L. Voisin / The Washington Post)

Sponsors Van Hollen and Beyer said the bill has nothing to do with the recent rant by ESPN’s Britt McHenry.

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Six Baltimore police officers
indicted in death of Freddie Gray

(Alex Brandon / AP)

The expected grand jury action leaves the most significant charges in the case unchanged.

Bongino moves to Florida, where political outlook may be sunnier

Republican Dan Bongino, who nearly toppled Rep. John Delaney (D-Md) last year, moves to Florida

 

Smart gun company in corporate restructuring

The company has struggled to reach consumers and just lost its visionary engineer.

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Victims in Amtrak crash were leaders, parents, mentors, entrepreneurs

The eight who died in the crash were doing the mundane — riding a train — but their lives were anything but.

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Legendary ‘smart gun’ designer abruptly leaves German company

The departure of Ernst Mauch from Armatix could be a big setback for advocates of the technology.

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Lives lost in Amtrak derailment include tech CEO, bank vice president, midshipman, AP video staffer

The victims include a young man who dreamed of becoming a Navy SEAL, a husband and father, and the head of an education technology firm.

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In the aftermath of Baltimore riots

Residents clean up from the looting and fires that plagued parts of the city Monday after the funeral for Freddie Gray.

Paying tribute at Freddie Gray’s funeral in Baltimore

Mourners remembered Gray, the black man whose death in police custody has sparked days of protests.

Baltimore protests take confrontational turn

The city became the new center of demonstrations over police actions after a man’s death.

1 person fatally shot after car rams gate at NSA

Officers at the agency’s headquarters in Maryland fired on the two people in the vehicle. At least one other person was injured.

From snow to rain

In the D.C. area, a morning wintry mix turns to snow, which turns back to rain.

Heavy snow throughout the East Coast

Winter refuses to surrender as D.C., New York and more endure another snowy blast.

Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

A 12-inch water-main break caused a residential street to give way and swallow a car in the Bladensburg area.

Maryland’s inauguration day

New Gov. Larry Hogan and his lieutenant, Boyd Rutherford, are sworn in after an interfaith prayer service.

D.C.’s first snowfall of the winter

Travelers probably aren’t too thankful for the storm that hit the day before Thanksgiving.

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