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)

Four other people who were in the boat were rescued by a police officer who happened to pass by.

Get ready for a pleasant summer evening followed up with sleep unbroken by storms. Rain drops may be around at times tomorrow.

“I wear those as a badge of pride,” said Richard H. Black, one of the state’s most conservative lawmakers.

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The Reston man was an instructor at Fox Mill Tae Kwon Do in Herndon.

A similar policy stirred controversy in Fairfax County, but passed quietly in Arlington.

For more than a year, police say, he recorded videos of his neighbor in their Bethesda apartment building.

Mrs. Ring helped Fitzgerald in his final two years of life and later wrote about him in a memoir.

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The Broad Run alumnus and longtime fixture in Loudoun County baseball plans to spend time watching his daughter play for the Spartans’ softball team.

The research mission is expected to be the first federally approved flight of its kind.

Skywatchers around the world were dazzled by the planetary conjunction -- one of the highlights of this year's astronomy calendar.

About 77,000 Washington area residents are expected to travel by air this holiday weekend. Airports and air transportation officials want them to know fireworks are banned aboard airplanes, in carry-on or checked baggage and violators can be fined up to $75,000.

The inner loop shoulder lane is about to open for rush-hour traffic.

The severe thunderstorm overnight may have washed petroleum compound into Four Mile Run.

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?

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