In july's opening moments, the most violent complex of the storms since the June 2012 derecho blasted the D.C. area

Lightning over the Washington monument, July 1, 2015 (Anthony Quintano via Flickr)

Whether you stay local or go long distances, don’t let these traffic obstacles spoil the fun.

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Outdoor concert season continues with blues, rock, Latin and jazz performances across the county.

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Among incidents reported by police in Prince George’s County, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel.

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Cases received by the Department of Environmental Resources’ Animal Management Group.

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With extensive street closings, Metrorail is a best bet, despite the crowding around fireworks time.

Mr. Winton was credited with saving the lives of at least 669 boys and girls during World War II.

There are really only two ways to describe the month we just had in Washington, D.C. -- hot and stormy.

Some road closures in the area for Wednesday morning because of downed trees, wires and thousands without power

In july's opening moments, the most violent complex of the storms since the June 2012 derecho blasted the D.C. area

A listing of homes sold recently in the District.

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These were among incidents reported by D.C. police.

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Meeting schedule for the D.C. Council and its committees for the coming week.

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Listings of homes sold recently in Loudoun and Fauquier counties.

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Reports from the Loudoun County sheriff’s office and the Leesburg, Middleburg and Purcellville police.

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These were among recent reports received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services.

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July Fourth celebrations, family movies, a horse-drawn carriage competition and an ice cream social.

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Looking for something smaller and a little less crowded than the spectacle on the Mall? Try a community parade.

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A guide to the region’s Independence Day parades and celebrations.

Another day of delays, troubles on Metro. Power problem on Metro's Red Line near the Tenleytown stop.

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