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Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Labor Day closings: Banks, post offices, transportation, liquor stores and more

From banks and transportation to liquor stores and garbage pickup, here’s what you need to know for Monday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:01 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Soldier from Alexandria dies in Kuwait

Staff Sgt. Jessica M. Wing, 42, died on Monday in Kuwait City in a non-combat related incident, officials said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:11 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 PM ET, 08/24/2012

D.C. police shoot man in SE

DC police shot man refusing to drop knife

By Clarence Williams  |  10:33 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Autopsy results, funeral arrangements for women killed in CSX train derailment

Funeral services for the victims, Elizabeth Nass and Rose Mayr, will be held Friday and Saturday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  12:20 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Child found after Amber Alert issued

Toddler found unharmed in Prince George’s.

By Martin Weil  |  09:42 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:46 PM ET, 08/21/2012

PG county blaze injures one

Fire blazes through Upper Marlboro house

By Martin Weil  |  07:46 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:44 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Twitter reveals moments before deaths of two college students killed in train derailment

Twitter reveals moments before death of two girls in train derailment accident

By Margaret Ely  |  07:44 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Two killed as CSX train derails in Ellicott City overnight

An 80-car CSX train carrying coal derailed in downtown Ellicott City overnight, killing at least two people, authorities said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Ashley Halsey  |  12:34 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:49 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Remains found near Alexandria highway

Decomposed body found near Interstate

By Martin Weil  |  07:49 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:13 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Boil-water advisory issued in Culpeper, Va.

Officials expect that repairs to a broken water main will take about 48 hours to complete.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:13 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 08/12/2012

Unsafe trees to be removed in Great Falls

Action comes after driver was killed by a falling oak.

By Mihir Zaveri  |  01:05 PM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 08/10/2012

Airbus clips commuter plane clip at Dulles airport; no injuries reported

Officials say passengers unloaded safely after the incident involving Lufthansa and United aircraft.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  05:17 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Storms knock out power to 10,000 Pepco customers

Thunderstorms target areas of Montgomery and Frederick counties

By Clarence Williams  |  08:45 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 08/09/2012

D.C. gay rights activists to rally against hate crimes, hold ‘moment of noise’

The We Shall Not Be Moved rally, safety walk and “moment of noise” follow an attack on a gay couple last month.

By Malu Banuelos  |  11:37 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Waterspout confirmed in southern Md.

No damage reported

By Washington Post staff  |  07:00 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 08/07/2012

PSC holds hearings on Pepco’s performance

Follow along for updates from tonight’s meeting in Rockville, one of two such hearings this week.

By Victor Zapana  |  05:41 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Sikh temple shooting: Local memorial services scheduled

The Sikh community has scheduled several events to remember the victims of the Wisconsin shooting.

By Malu Banuelos  |  12:02 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 08/04/2012

Man struck and killed by Metro train

A man was struck and killed by a Red Line Metro train Saturday morning at the Rockville Metro Station, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said.

By Annie Gowen  |  12:14 PM ET, 08/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Montgomery woman hit by arrow out of hospital

Family relieved after Montgomery County accident.

By Michael Laris  |  04:49 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Small earthquake shakes central Virginia overnight

U.S. Geological Survey: 2.4-magnitude trembler struck in Louisa County, the epicenter of last August’s quake.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:59 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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