The technician “erroneously deleted the defect from his ... report,” Metro found in its investigation.

Commuters wait for shuttle buses at the Federal Center Southwest Metro station Thursday. (Astrid Riecken/For The Post)

Police Union criticizes 'All Hands on Deck' strategy in D.C.

In order to combat a recent spike in violence, the District is increasing police visibility around the city for the weekend. Some say the changes to officers' schedules that come with such measures reduce effectiveness.

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Local officer's act of kindness goes viral

One Prince George's County officer is being recognized for going out of his way to help a mother, who said she was fleeing an abusive home, and her child.

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Johnny J. Phelps, 51, of Newburg, died at the scene of the crash Thursday night.


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Several inches of rain are still possible across parts of central and southern Florida starting Sunday.

Daytime highs head upward throughout the weekend. It stays toasty into next week.

Humidity is up, and it's warmer, but there's a nice breeze.

FOOTBALL | The Bobcats use smash-mouth football in rolling to a 28-0 win over the team many considered the preseason favorite in Prince William County.

FOOTBALL | Eric Vivian’s overtime two-point conversion delivers the first varsity football win for the Phoenix in a matchup of first-year programs.

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FOOTBALL | The senior quarterback had a hand in all three Huskies touchdowns — including the game-winner — to send Tuscarora past the rival Falcons.

FOOTBALL | The speedy Speaks runs for 163 yards and three scores in his first high school game, and the Knights pull away to beat the Ramblers.

Lawrence Joynes, sentenced in the first of two cases, apologizes for betraying victims’ trust.

Lillian Lowery, hired in 2012, will become president and CEO of an Ohio education nonprofit.

Forty-five local football teams kicked off their schedules Friday night around the area. Here’s a quick rundown of how they fared.

“I made my decisions” says Ali Amin, who helped a friend become part of the terrorist group in Syria.

The high-ranking Holy See official was defrocked and was awaiting trial in a Vatican tribunal.

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County and agency, which sparred over project for years, join forces to sue contractors for $166 million.

Jasper Spires, accused in the July 4 stabbing on a train, left Howard’s center against medical advice.

A Montgomery County judge sentenced former elementary school music teacher Lawrence W. Joynes to 40 years in prison on Friday for sexually abusing 14 young children. (CORRECTION: A previous version of the caption on this video listed the wrong name for the man who was sentenced. This version has been corrected.)

Former Navy Seal Timothy A. Holden, 64, was killed in a collision with a car while ridding his bike on Massachusetts Avenue in Bethesda, Md., on Friday.

One plant is about to open, one is being built and another is proposed in the same rural area.

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