Regions

Explore more news from your area

Rioting rocks Baltimore: Hogan declares emergency, activates Guard

(Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post)

At least 15 officers were injured and 27 people were arrested as crowds of young people protesting the treatment of Freddie Gray moved south through the city, setting fire to vehicles and at least one store.

    Latest local news

    Water main break closes road in Northeast D.C.

    Road closed in NE D.C. because of a water main break.

    Delays on Metro’s Blue Line for Tuesday morning commute

    Delays on Metro’s Blue Line.

    Fatal crash closes road in Alexandria

    Van Dorn Street in Alexandria is closed early Tuesday morning because of a fatal crash. Drivers should avoid the area.

    Shhh, D.C. is getting a silent disco

    Shhh, D.C. is getting a silent disco

    It’s a public dance party with lots of headphones.

    Write an essay — win a tiny house

    Write an essay — win a tiny house

    TOWN SQUARE | The hyper energy-efficient, 210-square-foot structure was built by middle and high school students through a project sponsored by a Maryland nonprofit called SustainaFest.

    It’s gradually getting warmer. Mostly sunny today with highs in the 60s.

    It’s gradually getting warmer. Mostly sunny today with highs in the 60s.

    We might see some rain on Thursday and Friday, but the weekend still looks great.

    Video

    Gray's mother: Don't tear up the city for my son

    Gray's mother: Don't tear up the city for my son

    Gloria Darden, the mother of Freddie Gray, said that she wants justice for her son, but "not like this," as protests against her son's death while in police custody turned violent Monday night.

    A Freddie Gray primer: Who was he, how did he die, why is there so much anger?

    A Freddie Gray primer: Who was he, how did he die, why is there so much anger?

    Freddie Gray died at 25, one week after being arrested by Baltimore police and suffering a severe spinal injury.

    School closings are politically difficult. But are they good for student achievement?

    School closings are politically difficult. But are they good for student achievement?

    A new study argues that closing schools can have a positive effect on students who end up in better schools, citing test performance.

    Fairfax County rescue group headed to Nepal to help in recovery efforts

    Fairfax County rescue group headed to Nepal to help in recovery efforts

    The Fairfax County Fire task force group has helped in disasters around the world.

    ‘Wire’ creator David Simon: Baltimore violence ‘needs to cease’

    ‘Wire’ creator David Simon: Baltimore violence ‘needs to cease’

    The famed Baltimore writer decried the riots ripping through parts of his city.

    Brendan Coale’s throw seals No. 9 Stone Bridge’s win at No. 3 Madison

    Brendan Coale’s throw seals No. 9 Stone Bridge’s win at No. 3 Madison

    BASEBALL | In the last scheduled installment of a nonconference Northern Virginia rivalry, the Bulldogs survive for a tight road victory.

    Video

    Gov. Hogan: National Guard was 'last resort' in Baltimore

    Gov. Hogan: National Guard was 'last resort' in Baltimore

    Gov. Larry Hogan called a decision to deploy the Maryland National Guard a "last resort" to restore order after violent protests erupted in Baltimore on Monday.

    Video

    Baltimore mayor announces curfew

    Baltimore mayor announces curfew

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued a curfew for residents on Monday in the wake of violent protests in the city.

    Proposed zoning changes would restrict abortion clinics in Manassas

    Proposed zoning changes would restrict abortion clinics in Manassas

    The zoning changes could eventually shutter the city's sole abortion clinic.

    Video

    Baltimore riots captured on social media

    Baltimore riots captured on social media

    Protesters, media and bystanders captured images of the chaos on the ground in Baltimore during the riots there on Monday. Editor's note: Portions of this video does not contain audio.

    Maryland political notebook: Seeking to influence Gov. Hogan

    Van Hollen wants Hogan to ‘do the right thing’ on education funds; charter groups seeks Hogan veto.

    D.C. voters go to polls to fill Bowser, Barry council seats

    D.C. voters go to polls to fill Bowser, Barry council seats

    Special elections in Ward 4 and Ward 8 have drawn thousands to early voting sites

    Video

    Violent Baltimore protesters, officers 'don't have clear heads'

    Violent Baltimore protesters, officers 'don't have clear heads'

    As police clash with small groups of protesters in Baltimore on Monday, some protesters lament the situation turning violent and call for a return to peaceful demonstrations.

    Local digest

    Local digest

    Where to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

    Where to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

    Don’t want to spring for pay-per-view? Bars around the area are showing the most anticipated boxing match in recent memory.

    Morgan Egloff’s big day leads Landon to IAC golf championship

    Morgan Egloff’s big day leads Landon to IAC golf championship

    GOLF | Senior Morgan Egloff’s shoots 67 to earn his first individual IAC title and power the Bears to the team championship.

    Clouds depart tonight, beautiful on Tuesday; Record low Utah snow

    Clouds depart tonight, beautiful on Tuesday; Record low Utah snow

    Clouds filled the sky today as a storm continues to spin to our northeast. It moves away tomorrow, setting the stage for a winner.

    Dine out and help Nepal with these local fundraisers

    Dine out and help Nepal with these local fundraisers

    Restaurants are donating profits to aid disaster relief.

    National charter schools advocate wants Hogan to veto charter bill

    National charter schools advocate wants Hogan to veto charter bill

    Says watered-down bill does not go far enough to increase the number of charters schools in Maryland.

    Harvey Miller, a leader in bankruptcy law, dies at 82

    Mr. Miller represented Lehman Brothers Holdings in the biggest collapse in U.S. history.

    Video

    Protesters clash with Baltimore police

    Protesters clash with Baltimore police

    Protesters hurled rocks at police in riot gear in Baltimore after the funeral for 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died in police custody.

    After the storm: Surviving the April 2011 Tuscaloosa tornado disaster

    After the storm: Surviving the April 2011 Tuscaloosa tornado disaster

    In a powerful interactive project, one tornado survivor relives the days that changed his life and his town forever.

    Don Mankiewicz, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, dies at 93

    Don Mankiewicz, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, dies at 93

    Mr. Mankiewicz helped create the television shows “Marcus Welby, M.D.” and “Ironside.”

    Images from Baltimore: Police injured in protests

    Images from Baltimore: Police injured in protests

    These images were posted to social media on Monday as tension escalated in the city.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    Readers say old cars can get you where you want to go, even if it’s only in your imagination.

    Courtland Milloy

    Courtland Milloy

    After videos of men who died after police encounters surfaced, trust has eroded — and that hurts everyone.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    At a local barbershop, little surprise at flawed testimony from the FBI’s elite forensic workers.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    Florida mailman is part of a wave of homegrown, daffy, sometimes troubled activists descending on D.C.

    Photo Galleries

    Riots in Baltimore after Freddie Gray’s funeral

    Small groups of young people threw rocks and other objects during confrontations with police officers.

    Protests in Baltimore flare up after Freddie Gray’s funeral

    Rocks and other objects were thrown at officers who confronted small groups of protesters outside a shopping mall in northwest Baltimore, officials said.

    Paying tribute at Freddie Gray’s funeral in Baltimore

    Mourners remembered Gray, the black man whose death in police custody has sparked days of protests.

    Baltimore protests take confrontational turn

    The city became the new center of demonstrations over police actions after a man’s death.

    Flower power

    Leesburg’s 25th annual Flower and Garden Festival draws 30,000.

    One poignant funeral for eight who died together

    Hundreds on Maryland’s Eastern Shore mourn a father and his seven children, all killed in a carbon monoxide accident.

    Big pitch for McLean boy hurt in sledding accident

    Bensten Schone, 6, was critically injured in a sledding accident in January.

    The secret lives of bees

    The Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy’s “Native Bees” program gives nature lovers a closer look at the pollinators.

    Our Washington

    From waterfronts to monuments, Post photographers share their favorite D.C. spots.

    More photos