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Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Alexandria official admits felony theft at previous job

Timothy E. Wanamaker, Alexandria’s deputy director of general services, pled guilty to felony theft for using a Buffalo, N.Y. city credit card for personal expenses.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:03 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Investigation closed into doctor who performs late abortions

LeRoy Carhart is one of the few doctors in the nation who openly acknowledges performing abortions late in a pregnancy.

By Lena H. Sun  |  06:11 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Zebras who escaped park are safely returned

Two zebras have returned to their petting zoo enclosures after roving through a Leesburg neighborhood Monday afternoon.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  05:59 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Vote on cab fare hike expected next month

The proposed increase would raise the rate from $1.50 to $2.75 per mile for cab rides in the District.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  05:00 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Body of missing boater recovered in Loudoun

The victim was canoeing with his 7-year-old son and a dog Sunday afternoon when their boat capsized.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:26 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:31 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Crash shuts part of BW Parkway

By Martin Weil  |  11:31 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 11/27/2011

Boy killed, 2 women injured in Md. house fire

Prince George’s Countyfire officials say a 6-year-old boy is dead and two female relatives were critically injured in a house fire in Lewisdale.

By The Associated Press  |  11:58 AM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:40 PM ET, 11/26/2011

Car, bus collide near Capitol Hill

Nine people sustained minor injuries Saturday evening when a car and a Metro bus collided east of Capitol Hill , authorities said.

By Clarence Williams  |  10:40 PM ET, 11/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:29 PM ET, 11/25/2011

Prince George's police fatally shoot man who had threatened suicide

The incident occurred in t he 21000 block of Aquasco Road, where police were sent around 6 p.m. and found an armed man outside a residence., said Cpl. Henry Tippett, a county police spokesman.

By Clarence Williams  |  08:29 PM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 11/25/2011

Boy injured by Metrobus in NW

A young boy was injured by the doors of a Metrobus Friday afternoon in Northwest Washington, authorities said.

By Clarence Williams  |  05:04 PM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 11/23/2011

3 U.S. students arrested in Egypt allowed to call parents

The three American students arrested in Egypt were permitted to telephone their parents Wednesday, the mother of one of them said.

By Michael E. Ruane  |  10:56 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Alexandria city staff slams alternative waterfront proposal

Alexandria’s acting city manager and top city staff rejected the main points of the Citizens for an Alternative Alexandria Waterfront Plan.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:37 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Residents displaced by Sterling apartment fire

About two dozen residents were displaced by a fire at a four-story apartment building in Sterling early Sunday morning.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  03:33 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Loudoun school bus involved in crash

A Loudoun County school bus carrying about 30 students was involved in a crash with a Volkswagen Beetle Friday afternoon, leaving the driver of the Volkswagen seriously injured.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  03:29 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 11/20/2011

One killed, four injured in three-car crash in Frederick

One man was killed in a head-on crash in Frederick County that also left three adults and an infant injured Saturday afternoon, according to the Maryland State Police.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  12:36 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 11/20/2011

Poll: License tag readers — benign crime-fighting tool or invasion of privacy?

These readers, which let police track people’s movements through their license plates, have expanded dramatically. Are they a privacy concern?

By Washington Post staff  |  10:02 AM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:52 PM ET, 11/19/2011

Man slashed Friday, woman shot nearby Saturday

By Martin Weil  |  11:52 PM ET, 11/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 11/19/2011

Occupy D.C. protesters claim vacant Franklin School

Demonstrators entered an abandoned school that had been a homeless shelter.

By Allison Klein and Tim Craig  |  04:36 PM ET, 11/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 11/19/2011

Marchers seek to end homelessness one last time

Sponsor Fannie Mae is turning to a community-based model for future walks.

By Miranda S. Spivack  |  11:04 AM ET, 11/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:18 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Two in critical condition after monoxide incident

A fire official says a furnace in the Aspen Hill area home may have been the source of the poisonous gas.

By Martin Weil  |  11:18 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Eight ‘D.C. 41’ activists to stand trial Tuesday

The activists were arrested in April while protesting a federal spending bill in favor of voting rights in the District.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:10 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 11/14/2011

1 killed, 1 critically wounded in NE shooting

By Martin Weil  |  07:11 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Fairfax Co. School Board could vote on indoor school cameras

The controversial disciplinary tool, under consideration after a rash of food fights last year, could go to a vote Monday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:38 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Robbers Flee After Southwest Holdup

By Martin Weil  |  11:44 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:31 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Man Arrested in Prince George’s Shooting Death

A 22-year-old man is charged with murder in the shooting death of a 20-year-old Landover man.

By Martin Weil  |  11:31 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 11/13/2011

National Cathedral reopens to public

The Washington National Cathedral reopened to the general public Sunday for the first time since the building was damaged in the August earthquake.

By Annie Gowen  |  12:54 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 11/12/2011

Md. woman defends herself in animal cruelty case

A Maryland woman who had nearly 90 cats removed from her home is defending herself against charges of animal cruelty.

By The Associated Press  |  11:18 AM ET, 11/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 11/12/2011

2 people fatally shot outside Maryland mall

Two people have been found fatally shot in the parking lot of a Maryland mall.

By The Associated Press  |  11:12 AM ET, 11/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:05 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Veterans Day remembrances at Vietnam Memorial

Learning center to provide historical context about the war and the people listed on the Wall.

By Jimm Phillips  |  08:05 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Veterans memorial in downtown Silver Spring unveiled

The event marks the completion of downtown Veterans plaza, an important milestone in the decades-long process to redevelop the area.

By Victor Zapana  |  01:08 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Rappellers return to Washington Monument to winterize the landmark

Instead of looking for cracks, the engineers will set up equipment to begin winterizing the monument early next week.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:19 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Four injured in Northeast D.C. crash

Four people were injured, including one critically, when a motorcycle and vehicle collided in Northeast Washington on Tuesday, D.C. police said.

By Clarence Williams  |  04:51 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:29 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Early morning fire investigated in Montgomery County

Montgomery County fire officials don’t know what caused the blaze at a construction site that has no electricity.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:29 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Officer is struck by car while directing traffic

By Martin Weil  |  12:26 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 11/07/2011

High gas prices await Thanksgiving travelers

AAA is warning that average price of gasoline is 58 cents higher than the same time last year.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:12 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Missing Montgomery man may have been slain

By Martin Weil  |  12:14 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 11/06/2011

Va. search for missing boy ranks among largest

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children says the search for a missing autistic boy in central Virginia ranks among the most intense on record, with more than 3,400 people involved in the search for Robert Wood Jr.

By The Associated Press  |  11:47 AM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 11/06/2011

Weigh in: The case of the teed-off church

What do you think about the case? Answer the poll question below and share your comments.

By Washington Post editors  |  11:41 AM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 AM ET, 11/05/2011

Occupy D.C. protesters block streets near convention center

Hundreds of Occupy D.C. protesters blocked streets Friday night around the Walter E. Washington Convention Center where a conservative group was holding a dinner.

By Tim Craig and Clarence Williams  |  04:10 AM ET, 11/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Two children killed in fiery Route 50 crash

Two children were killed Friday night in a fiery car crash on Route 50 in Prince George’s County, authorities said.

By Martin Weil  |  10:47 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 11/04/2011

NORAD holds overnight exercises in Washington area this weekend

The flights, a training exercise to identify and intercept suspicious aircraft over the nation’s capital, will continue through Sunday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:06 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 PM ET, 11/03/2011

High speed chase ends in crash on Interstate-95 in Maryland

By Clarence Williams  |  11:36 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Manhole Collapses in Adams Morgan

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Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 11/02/2011

August quake damaged Arlington House

The 200-year-old Arlington House, home to Robert E. Lee and his family before the Civil War, sustained minor damage in the Aug. 23 earthquake that struck the Washington region

By Patricia Sullivan  |  05:22 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 11/02/2011

After recent patient killings, Md. names new head of Perkins, the state psych hospital

Maryland officials have named a new chief executive to head the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital in Jessup after two patient-on-patient killings within a week at Maryland’s maximum security psychiatric hospital.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:23 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 11/02/2011

East Coast earthquake, likelihood of recurrence is subject of lecture

Speakers will discuss the seismology of the 5.8-magnitude quake that shook Washington in August, as well as the likelihood of a recurrence.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:39 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Two hurt in Southeast D.C. fire

By Martin Weil  |  06:37 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Prince George’s approves new planning board member

The Prince George’s County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the nomination of John Shoaff, a University Park resident with an environmental background, to the county planning board.

By Ovetta Wiggins  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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