Suspect in 4 gruesome D.C. killings might not have acted alone, police say

Police said in court papers that all four victims were stabbed and were held more than 19 hours.

D.C. holiday means all Americans get at least 3 extra days to file taxes in 2016

Emancipation Day will be observed next year on April 15, Tax Day, and IRS rules observe D.C. holidays.

Hogan vetoes six bills, including measure to allow felons to vote

The Maryland governor also vetoed a bill to tax online travel services at the same rate as hotels.

This audit could answer long-held questions about Pr. George’s schools

Four years after the effort began, the school system could get its first performance audit in nearly 20 years.


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Criminal history of D.C. quadruple murder suspect

Daron Dylon Wint, 34, who is being held without bond in connection with a quadruple D.C. slaying, has a long history of alleged assaults and threatening behavior, according to court records.

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Man injured after flying rocks from nearby quarry fall on home in Sterling

Cars also damaged in Loudoun County, with rocks that residents at first mistook for meteorites.

Attorneys try to suppress courtroom identification in Jesse Matthew case

Jesse L. Matthew Jr., the man accused of killing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham last year, is slated to stand trial in a separate 2005 Fairfax County sexual assault case beginning June 8.

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Police probe case of woman pushing dead toddler on a swing in Md. park

A roundup of local news from Maryland, Virginia and the District

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World War I memorial might not put U.S. commander Pershing at center

The federal commission wants a design that reflects the role, scale and sacrifice of the common soldier.

Prince William’s newest high school to be named for Virginia’s oldest senator

Sen. Charles J. Colgan, who has represented the county for nearly four decades, plans to retire after this term.

Fairfax School Board approves final $2.6 billion budget, with teacher raises

The budget provides most school staff with a 3.1 percent raise and pays for a change in high school bell times.

D.C. taxi drivers sue D.C. over Uber legislation

In the lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court, cab drivers call for a level playing field and equal treatment.

Washington-area obituaries of note

Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

Clarabridge buys Belgian firm

Reston company, which analyzes customer feedback for Marriott, Choice, will expand by 37 employees.

New data could help poor kids gain access to nearby charters

Change the law to allow charters to give an admissions preference to neighborhood residents.

Judge continues hearing in Jesse Matthew case

A judge will decide shortly before trial whether the victim in a Fairfax assault may try to identify attacker in court.

Forecast: Sun for Memorial Day weekend

Capital Weather Gang's Jason Samenow says to expect two things Memorial Day weekend: a warming trend over the three days and really nice weather. Here's your forecast.

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PM Update: Beautiful, mostly sunny weather for Memorial Day weekend

Saturday will be on the cool side compared to the rest of the weekend. Monday could hit 90 degrees around the city.

Prosecutor: Wint held without bond in D.C.

Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Vincent H. Cohen said that 34-year-old Daron Dylon Wint appeared in court Friday to face a charge of first-degree murder in the killings of a prominent D.C. businessman, his wife, their 10-year-old son and their housekeeper.

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Record heat roasts parts of Alaska, where it’s warmer than Washington, D.C.

The Last Frontier is in the midst of an extended streak of record-challenging warmth that will continue through next week.

Memorial Day closings

A list of what is closed on the Memorial Day holiday.

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