Local journalist among 6 killed in 6 days across District of Columbia

The violence included a freeway shooting and the slaying of a woman outside her apartment building.

D.C. area storm outlook: Isolated activity today, more widespread on Sunday

The atmosphere is ripe for a few storms today, especially south of town. But much more widespread activity is forecast Sunday as a cold front plows through the area.

This May is odds-on favorite to be warmest ever recorded in Washington

With two days left, it will come down to the wire as to whether or not May 2015 holds its position in first place, but the chances are good.

Newly hired Pr. William substitute teacher arrested on drug charge

Police say they found 21-year-old with marijuana and possibly cocaine; school district has suspended him.


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A full, 360-degree rainbow paints the mist over Niagara Falls (Video)

In its total form, a rainbow truly never ends.

Sens. Warner, Kaine nominate U.S. attorney in Va. for permanent role

Virginia’s senators urge president to appoint veteran prosecutor Dana Boente to lead Eastern District.

Heat-related delays on the VRE

Trains may be up to 15 minutes late.

Water main break near Union Station in D.C. almost fixed

Water main break near Union Station caused some earlier street closures.

Try some of Filipino cuisine’s most challenging dishes at Kalye, a two-day pop-up

Culinary incubator EatsPlace will dish out Filipino street food on June 12 and 13.

‘San Andreas,’ ‘Aloha’ and other new movies, reviewed

Dwayne Johnson stars in the all-too-familiar disaster flick “San Andreas” and Cameron Crowe’s “Aloha” is “an inchoate mess."

Man behind anti-Semitic fliers identified, will not face charges

Police said distributing the hate-filled leaflets is not a crime.

Colorful D.C. skies put on a show for area photographers

Skies have really been striking a pose this week.

Washington Monument reopens after elevator issue

No one was on the elevator or observation level when the problem was found on Thursday.

Challenger to Va. House speaker gets boost from conservative group

The Pittsburgh-based PAC funded mailers in Susan Stimpson’s quest to unseat William J. Howell.

Outer loop of Capital Beltway closed in Fairfax

It is unknown how long the southbound lanes at Braddock Road exit will be closed.

Extreme storm chasing photos: Towering t-storms and tornadoes in the Plains

We've witnessed supercells - those big beastly rotating thunderstorms - every day, six tornadoes, and tons of other amazing sights.

Cats, buttocks and chutzpah: Virginia lawmakers at work

Thomas Jefferson’s Capitol sort-of, kind-of at work.

Charnice Milton’s journalism revealed the ‘nuts and bolts’ of life in Wards 7 and 8

Milton largely wrote about news in Wards 7 and 8 and was determined to show that these neighborhoods are more than just the city's poorer wards.

Jolting video of close-up lightning strikes in Maine and Ireland

A bolt of lightning strikes a church in Maine in a flash of electricity and sparks.

Walter Byers, architect of the modern NCAA, dies at 93

Mr. Byers led the collegiate athletic association for 36 years, guiding it to unprecedented wealth and influence.

Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

The hot, humid weekend will feature many summery events, but no big traffic-disrupter. Watch that Metrorail schedule, though.

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