Also, the transit agency’s chief safety officer resigns after being grilled over August’s derailment.

More than 850,000 Washington area residents are expected to hit the road this weekend. And track work on four rail lines this weekend means delays and longer waits for Metro riders.

It's not a great start to the Labor Day weekend for Metro riders at some of the busiest stations in the the District.

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Queen Anne-style house belonged to the Schutt family who played a role in the development of Cherrydale.


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Hot and muggy downgrades to just warm and somewhat muggy for the weekend. Heat returns by Labor Day and into the workweek.

Summer isn't done with Nationals Park.

A fire engine began transporting him to a hospital instead.

Such proposals so far have failed in GOP-controlled legislature; after Roanoke shootings, Democrats vow to try again.

Choir prepares songs for pope by composer and fellow Argentine Pablo Sosa.

Charles Hollins, 20, was arrested and charged on Wednesday with making a threat of mass violence after he tweeted 'kill all the white people' in his town of La Plata, Md. Hollins is being held on a $250,000 bond.

A suspect was arrested Wednesday.

Probe shows feelings are still plenty raw in wealthy town, months after candidate’s under-the-radar election.

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission began removing century old, wooden water pipes from under the town of Mt. Rainier, Md. on Wednesday. The pipes have gone unused for 75 years.

The neighborhood that is losing the marina expects a new soccer stadium soon.

Metro’s chief safety officer James Dougherty became the first high-level official on Thursday to resigned in the wake of the Aug. 6 train derailment, which prompted the shut down of two Metro stations and inconvenienced thousands of commuters.

Former Maryland governor remembered as political pioneer, and sports-loving dad.

Comptroller says economy is still fragile, urges continued frugality by state agencies.

Race between Republican Harry J. Parrish II and Democrat Jeremy McPike will be closely watched.

Officials advised motorists to avoid the area.

The high school will have an arts theme; protesters say the community wants a science school.

Parties have until Friday to propose special masters, until Sept. 18 to submit redrawn district boundaries.

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