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Posted at 07:54 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Metro delayed after Rosslyn derailment; no injuries reported

No injuries reported after train derails in tunnel; single tracking in effect

By Martin Weil and Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:54 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 04/22/2012

Heavy snow could fall in Maryland mountains

Garrett and Allegany counties may see downed power lines, blocked roads

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Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Two National Zoo otters die

Officials said the likely cause of death was the ingestion of the dye used to identify the otters.

By Stefanie Dazio  |  04:31 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 04/14/2012

Montgomery County woman dies in head-on crash in Loudoun County

Barbara C. Whitener, 27, of Olney, was not wearing a seatbelt when she crossed the center line on Route 15 and hit a tractor-trailer.

By Katherine Shaver  |  05:40 PM ET, 04/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Teen struck, injured by train

A 17-year-old who was struck and injured by a CSX train Friday in Gaithersburg was listening to music and did not hear the train’s horn blow, authorities said.

By Dan Morse  |  03:18 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 04/12/2012

Five people injured in single vehicle crash in NW

Vehicle struck a pole that hit a woman, police said

By Clarence Williams  |  04:58 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:25 PM ET, 04/11/2012

D.C. mayor announces creation of anti-bullying task force

Gray wants to craft a comprehensive approach against bullying throughout the District

By Robert Samuels  |  10:25 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 04/11/2012

2 Occupy camps will merge, after all

Occupiers at Freedom Plaza voted to move most of their operations to McPherson Square, after the two sides spent several days dickering over the details of the move.

By Annie Gowen  |  02:16 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 04/10/2012

New president appointed at Sibley

Sibley Memorial Hospital has appointed Johns Hopkins executive Richard “Chip” Davis to be its new president, replacing Robert Sloan, who will retire.

By Lena H. Sun  |  05:32 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Man falls to death from high-rise balcony

Silver Spring incident appears to be an accident

By Dan Morse  |  01:13 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 04/09/2012

Lincoln Memorial evacuated due to smoke odor

No injuries were reported.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:56 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lincoln memorial

Posted at 06:10 AM ET, 04/09/2012

Officials investigate house fire in Alexandria

Fire officials say they are investigating a two-alarm house fire in Alexandria in which a woman suffered smoke inhalation.

By The Associated Press  |  06:10 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 04/06/2012

Navy jet crashes in Virginia Beach (Photos, video)

A Navy F/A-18 Hornet hit an apartment complex in Virginia Beach after noon April 6. No injuries or casualties have yet been reported.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  02:06 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 PM ET, 04/05/2012

D.C. Occupy camps agree to possible merger

Representatives from the McPherson Square camp met Thursday evening and approved a possible merger with the Occupy camp at Freedom Plaza, but details are pending.

By Annie Gowen  |  11:13 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Police chase with SUV ends in crash, injures six

An SUV crashes near Arlington National Cemetery Thursday after being chased by Fairfax County police.

By Clarence Williams  |  06:29 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Mega Millions winner in Maryland still unknown

McDonald’s employee Mirlande Wilson says she has the ticket; state officials say she hasn’t come to them.

By Erica W. Morrison  |  03:12 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 04/05/2012

T-38 jets to fly over D.C. Thursday to scout space shuttle Discovery flyover path

NASA’s T-38 jets are scouting a flyover path for the space shuttle Discovery, which will be transported to D.C. later this month.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:28 AM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 04/03/2012

6,000 gallons of sewage spills in Arlington

About 6,000 gallons of sewage spilled out of a blocked sewer pipe and into Four Mile Run in Arlington, near Columbia Pike and S. Dinwiddie Street.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:49 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington County, Virginia, environment

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 04/01/2012

5 Va. tickets win $250K in Mega Millions

While it wasn’t the whole jackpot, five Virginia tickets each won a piece of Friday’s historic Mega Millions lottery drawing.

By The Associated Press  |  04:47 PM ET, 04/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/31/2012

Maryland Mega Millions winner bought ticket through a ‘quick pick’

A very lucky person — or persons? — won a share of the landmark $640 million Mega Millions jackpot through a “quick pick” at a Baltimore County convenience store.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mega Millions, Maryland Lottery

 

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