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Posted at 09:14 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Toddler hospitalized after golf cart accident

A toddler was hospitalized Thursday after an accident involving a golf cart in the Potomac area, Montgomery Count officials said

By Clarence Williams  |  09:14 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Occupy D.C. tents removed by Park Police in McPherson Square

U.S. Park Police say the tents were violation the city’s no-camping rules; one person arrested.

By Sylvia Carignan and Annie Gowen  |  01:41 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Supreme Court and health care: Day 3 live blog

The elderly and families are the focus of the third and final day of the high court hearing on the health care law.

By Laura Vozzella  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Supreme Court and health care: Day 2 live blog

Rallies and personal stories mark the second day of the high court hearing on health-care law.

By Laura Vozzella  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:31 AM ET, 03/27/2012

U-Md. doctors to discuss face transplant

University of Maryland Medical Center officials are expected to tell the public more about the hospital’s first face transplant.

By The Associated Press  |  06:31 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 03/26/2012

Sandra Fluke flap invoked by Supreme Court demonstrator: Having sex? Pay for it yourself.

Supreme Court demonstrator invokes Georgetown student who was insulted by Rush Limbaugh.

By Laura Vozzella  |  04:45 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 03/26/2012

Santorum aside, Romney supporter braves SCOTUS scene

Santorum says his rival for GOP nomination won’t show as court hears health-care case, but Romney fan says ‘Romneycare’ isn’t ‘Obamacare’

By Laura Vozzella  |  02:19 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Antiabortion but pro-Obamacare

History teacher’s stance at Supreme Court protest cuts across usual allegiances.

By Laura Vozzella  |  11:10 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 03/26/2012

At Supreme Court, it’s ‘We love Obamacare!’ vs. ‘We love the Constitution!’

Opponents and supporters of federal health-care overhaul clash colorfully outside.

By Laura Vozzella  |  10:50 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Supreme Court health-care arguments: Live tweets from the scene

Inside the Supreme Court, they'll be making history, as the justices hear three days of arguments for and against the federal health-care overhaul. The view from the sidewalk should be just as interesting.

By Laura Vozzella  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:07 AM ET, 03/26/2012

3.1-magnitude earthquake rattles Mineral, parts of northern Virginia

Seven months after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Mineral, Va. and rattled much of the East Coast, a smaller quake shook the same area late Sunday night.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:07 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:26 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Professional line-standers and their subs hold spots outside Supreme Court

Even pros need a break from the wait for health-care arguments -- that’s where the homeless come in.

By Laura Vozzella  |  05:26 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/24/2012

Prince George’s police organize car seat check-up

The first five car seats that are unsafe or have been recalled will be replaced.

By Associated Press  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 03/22/2012

Liberty, National Zoo’s oryx, is dead

She was euthanized Thursday morning after months of declining health.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  03:05 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Trayvon Martin’s slaying rivets nation

The fatal shooting of an unarmed black 17-year-old by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Fla., has led to a federal investigation, numerous protests and a national spotlight.

By  |  11:06 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:46 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Soldiers remove Navy shell-like object from D.C. construction site

It was unclear whether the apparent ordnance was explosive or inert.

By Paul Duggan  |  07:46 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:51 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Fairfax County teacher placed on paid leave

A Fairfax County high school teacher accused of racially insensitive behavior has been placed on paid administrative leave while the school system’s Office of Equity and Compliance investigates the case.

By Emma Brown  |  06:51 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 03/20/2012

Virginia to hold statewide tornado drill Tuesday morning

Spring officially began across the region with the passing of the vernal equinox early Tuesday — and Virginia will mark the occasion by holding a statewide tornado drill at 9:45 a.m.

By Jimm Phillips  |  08:50 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:51 AM ET, 03/20/2012

Flags lowered in Md. in memory of Guard major

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has ordered that the United States and state flags be flown at half-staff in memory of a Maryland Army National Guard major killed in a heavily guarded government building in Afghanistan.

By The Associated Press  |  06:51 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:33 AM ET, 03/19/2012

Navy trains not just for terrorists, but Va. traffic

Navy officials are vowing to fix the traffic problems for this year’s weeklong exercise, which begins Monday and affects every Navy installation in the continental U.S.

By The Associated Press  |  07:33 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 03/17/2012

D.C. delays, closures for Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

D.C. faced an array of street closures and traffic delays Saturday morning as the Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon made its way through town.

By Washington Post editors  |  11:29 AM ET, 03/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Amber Alert canceled: Prince George’s County boy taken by his mother found in Reno

The 9-year-old from Landover was taken from school Thursday by his mother, who does not have custody rights.

By Clarence Williams  |  10:45 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 03/14/2012

Cherry blossom bloom dates changed again

The National Park Service has announced that the bloom will begin March 18 and peak between March 20 and 23.

By Michael Ruane  |  09:29 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:53 PM ET, 03/11/2012

Campus shooting threat found on Internet

A College Park student was taken into custody after shooting threats appeared on the Internet

By Martin Weil  |  09:53 PM ET, 03/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 03/11/2012

Gaithersburg Catholic priest placed on leave for ‘intimidating behavior’

A Gaithersburg Catholic priest who last month denied Communion to a lesbian at her mother’s funeral Mass has been suspended from ministry in the Washington archdiocese for “engaging in intimidating behavior.”

By Michelle Boorstein  |  05:11 PM ET, 03/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:49 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Woman struck by Ride-On bus and seriously injured

Accident shut down portion of East-West Highway in Silver Spring

By Clarence Williams  |  08:49 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 03/03/2012

Power outage briefly shuts down city’s 911 system

A backup system restored emergency calls; the length of the shutdown wasn’t initially clear.

By Carol Morello  |  05:14 PM ET, 03/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:27 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Heavy rain strands two cars, close Montgomery County road

No injuries reported, authorities close part of Barnesville Road

By Clarence Williams  |  09:27 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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