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Posted at 10:30 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Woman in Montgomery County injured after being struck by arrow

The accident occurred as people were taking target practice outside a home, according to a police official.

By Martin Weil and Clarence Williams  |  10:30 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Pregnant D.C. woman drowns off North Carolina coast

Jill Bailey Chenet, 31, and her unborn child died Wednesday night after being pulled from the water.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:36 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:22 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Beer truck spills cargo on I-270

A truck carrying cases of beer overturned, blocking traffic and drawing the attention of drivers.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:22 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Marlo furniture store fire shuts down traffic on Rockville Pike

Blaze burned through the 2nd floor and roof

By Clarence Williams  |  07:03 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Man drowns in Laurel pond, Prince George’s County officials say

A 21-year-old District Heights man was found at the bottom of a pond in northern Prince George’s County Tuesday night, officials said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  11:57 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:21 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Fire rips through PG County apartment building

No serious injuries reported in District Heights blaze

By Clarence Williams  |  10:21 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Johnny Karlinchak, 8, gets wide attention for lemonade stand

It’s been a whirlwind week for Johnny Karlinchak, the 8-year-old Springfield boy who put up a lemonade stand to help his neighbor’s storm-damaged house.

By Allison Klein  |  12:18 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Storms produce flooding and toppled trees in District

By Clarence Williams and Ashley Halsey  |  06:24 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Teen’s hand caught in Metro station escalator

Accident happened at Smithsonian rail station

By Clarence Williams  |  11:10 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 PM ET, 07/17/2012

One killed as huge tree crashes onto car in Great Falls

Police say the driver, the vehicle’s sole occupant, was killed

By Martin Weil  |  10:30 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Springfield boy with lemonade stand reaches goal

Johnny Karlinchak, the 8-year-old Springfield kid who set up lemonade stands to help his neighbors rebuild their home after it was damaged in the storm, has reached his goal.

By Allison Klein  |  02:00 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Heat prompts early trash pickup, extended pool hours, cooling centers in D.C.

High temperatures prompt early trash pickup, cooling centers and extended pool hours in D.C.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:35 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Springfield boy with lemonade stand reaches goal

Johnny Karlinchak, the 8-year-old Springfield kid who set up lemonade stands to help his neighbors rebuild their home after it was damaged in the storm, has reached his goal.

By Allison Klein  |  08:45 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:51 PM ET, 07/16/2012

One dead in crash of small plane in Montgomery

One dead, one injured in crash in upper county

By Martin Weil  |  07:51 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 07/16/2012

International AIDS Conference 2012: What you need to know

Everything you need to know about the International AIDS Conference, including a quiz to test your HIV/AIDS awareness.

By Margaret Ely  |  03:08 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Heat-related deaths climb to 31 in D.C., Md., Va.

In the heat wave that began June 20, 12 have died in Va., 18 in Md. and one in the District.

By Lena Sun  |  06:16 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:48 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Overnight storms cause more power outages in Washington

A few thousand Washington-area residents are, once again, in the dark Monday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:48 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 07/06/2012

D.C. storm’s aftermath: Live blog with outage updates and news from around the region

Get the latest updates on power outages, recovery efforts and more.

By Washington Post Staff  |  05:28 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 07/05/2012

D.C. Storm aftermath: Live blog

Stick with us to hear about the latest outage numbers, event cancellations and more.

By Washington Post Staff  |  11:43 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:49 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Green Line train loses power, leaving passengers to walk

At least 100 passengers on train in College Park area

By Clarence Williams  |  07:49 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 07/03/2012

D.C. storm aftermath: Live blog of outage updates, event cancellations and more

Stick with us to hear about the latest outage numbers, even cancellations and more.

By Annie Gowen  |  04:06 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Pepco updates, cooling station locations: Live blogging the D.C. storm aftermath

Get the latest on the D.C. storm’s aftermath

By Annie Gowen  |  05:37 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 07/02/2012

D.C. area storms: Power outages, weather forecast, storm updates and how to stay safe

Here’s what you need to deal with damage and heat in the area.

By Washington Post staff  |  08:24 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 07/01/2012

After the D.C. storms: What’s open, power outage information, and live updates

The latest updates from around the region, including school closings and news about federal workers.

By Washington Post Staff  |  09:54 AM ET, 07/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 06/30/2012

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile: How D.C.’s storm affected major cellphone companies

Reports of slow or intermittent service came in from across Virginia, Maryland and the District.

By Amrita Jayakumar  |  06:52 PM ET, 06/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 06/30/2012

Open gas stations around D.C. after storm: Tweets from users

Send a tweet, help us spread the word about which gas stations are open in wake of D.C. area storm.

By T.J. Ortenzi  |  01:54 PM ET, 06/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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