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)

I made the trip to Kill Devil Hills this week despite the recent news of shark attacks. The views made it worth it.

A listing of incidents reported by police in Prince William County.

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Foo Fighters, Smithsonian Folklife Festival, “The BEACH,” Imagine Dragons, World Children’s Festival

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Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia

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A huge amount of water is on the road after a 16-inch water main broke.

"Shark Week' comes to WMATA?

Tootsie, a 3-year-old cat, is available for adoption.

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Among cases handled by the Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League.

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NTSB officials interviewed more than a dozen Metro officials as part of their investigation into the fatal Jan. 12 smoke incident, but former General Manager Richard Sarles wasn't among them.

An omega block is setting up over Europe, strengthening a ridge of high pressure that will lead to at least a week of potentially dangerous heat.

Incidents reported by the animal control divisions of police in Fairfax County, Fairfax City and Vienna.

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Incidents involving pets and wildlife reported by the Alexandria and Arlington animal welfare leagues.

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Western Rosslyn public hearings, Free Dash rides to Old Town pool; 10-day live music in Alexandria.

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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.

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.

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