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Police build homicide case against missing toddlers’ mom

(Courtesy of Montgomery County Police / Courtesy of Montgomery County Police)

Authorities asked residents to search property for signs of Catherine Hoggle’s two children.

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    Yoshiko ‘Shirley’ Yamaguchi, actress, dies at 94

    Yoshiko ‘Shirley’ Yamaguchi, actress, dies at 94

    She posed as a Chinese actress in Japanese wartime propaganda films and later came to Hollywood.

    Victim of Sunday D.C. hit-and-run crash is identified

    A digest of news from the District, Maryland and Virginia.

    Georgetown student pleads guilty to ricin possession

    Georgetown student pleads guilty to ricin possession

    Daniel Milzman, 19, faced federal charges for making the deadly toxin and keeping it in his dorm room.

    Nearly 500 Montgomery students still need immunizations

    Montgomery asking for 45-day exptension of state requirement on newly mandated immunizations.

    Maryland offers extension for student immunizations

    Concerns were raised about students missing school because they couldn’t meet the state’s deadline.

    A year after Navy Yard, loss of shipbuilder echoes at sea

    A year after Navy Yard, loss of shipbuilder echoes at sea

    The lasting toll of Aaron Alexis’s rampage is reflected in the Navy’s struggle to finish its newest warship.

    Texting while walking? Get in the ‘smartphone lane’.

    Forget bike lanes and bus lanes. In one city in China, they’ve moved on to “smartphone lanes” for walkers.

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    Domestic violence puts many women on a path to prison

    The number of women in jail is soaring, and many inmates have suffered abuse.

    Superlawyer eyes education through a civil rights lens

    Superlawyer eyes education through a civil rights lens

    David Boies says his group plans to fight teacher tenure across the country, state by state.

    U-Va. student from Fairfax missing in Charlottesville

    U-Va. student from Fairfax missing in Charlottesville

    Hannah Graham was last seen early Saturday; U-Va. president expresses “deep concern” about student.

    Tweet by Arlington Young Dems fuels attacks on Warner

    Group wanted Warner to come and speak; campaign thought Warner was being offered a fundraiser.

    Victim of Georgia Ave. hit-and-run identified

    Bareket Haile was crossing Georgia Avenue at about 3:17 a.m. on Sunday when he was hit by a car.

    O’Malley would face steep odds against Clinton in 2016

    O’Malley would face steep odds against Clinton in 2016

    But it wouldn’t be the first time the Maryland governor had been the underdog candidate.

    Knights’ Gray rushes for 299 yards

    Knights’ Gray rushes for 299 yards

    Perry Street Prep’s Aaron Gray set a career high in rushing yards in a victory at Cardozo; McKinley Tech is in the win column.

    Prince George’s ed board seeks input on school buildings

    Plans include building new Fairmont Heights HS, renovations at other schools.

    Design changes could add to the cost of the second phase of $5.6 billion Silver Line

    Design changes could add to the cost of the second phase of $5.6 billion Silver Line

    Officials at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority said they will have to redesign portions of the Silver Line’s second phase.

    Soulless? Best place to live? Arlington’s status up for debate

    Soulless? Best place to live? Arlington’s status up for debate

    Senator disses Arlington; website ranks it highly

    Obama event at Jefferson Hotel tonight may slow traffic

    The president will attend a Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee event.

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    Crafting Washington, from flip-flops to bathroom tiles

    Crafting Washington, from flip-flops to bathroom tiles

    When it comes to these unique arts and crafts, D.C. stands for District of Creativity.

    Remember the Navy Yard tragedy Tuesday

    Remember the Navy Yard tragedy Tuesday

    A community group, Near Southeast Community Partners, is inviting the public to evening event at Canal Park.

    Why we love sidewalks

    The humble path is a huge part of urban planning.

    Six months after primary loss, probe inches toward Gray

    Six months after primary loss, probe inches toward Gray

    Prosecutors explore actions Vincent Gray may have taken as mayor to benefit Jeffrey Thompson.

    A shower or two tonight ahead of a terrific Tuesday

    A shower or two tonight ahead of a terrific Tuesday

    Today was about as perfect as Monday gets. Let’s do it again tomorrow!

    Champe is on its first winning streak

    Champe is on its first winning streak

    FOOTBALL | In its third season, Champe starts 2-0 including a win over Potomac Falls in which it held off a late comeback.

    D.C. statehood hearing begins in U.S. Senate

    D.C. statehood hearing begins in U.S. Senate

    Sen. Tom Carper says he wants to renew a dialogue about the lack of voting rights for District residents.

    7 reasons why making D.C. a state would be good for America

    7 reasons why making D.C. a state would be good for America

    A few reasons that might help — or hurt — the cause of U.S. capital residents.

    Woman killed in Southeast D.C. on Sunday night

    Deandria Monique Conyers died of an apparent gunshot wound.

    North Point starts hot under first-year coach

    North Point starts hot under first-year coach

    FOOTBALL | In two weeks, the Eagles have avenged two 2013 losses and alerted the rest of the SMAC that they are back in the mix for league supremacy.

    Is the D.C. statehood bill constitutional?

    Is the D.C. statehood bill constitutional?

    There are some doubts about the legitimacy of the New Columbia Admission Act.

    Test your knowledge of the STEM job marketplace

    As the Obama administration pushes STEM education as a priority, test your knowledge of the STEM job marketplace in the U.S.

     

    ‘Lockup’ off to solid start in portraying life in Fairfax County jail

    The MSNBC series premiered Sunday, will spend six episodes behind bars with Fairfax inmates.

    Remember the Navy Yard tragedy Tuesday

    A community group, Near Southeast Community Partners, is inviting the public to evening event at Canal Park.

    Texting while walking? Get in the ‘smartphone lane’.

    Forget bike lanes and bus lanes. In one city in China, they’ve moved on to “smartphone lanes” for walkers.

    Design changes could add to the cost of the second phase of $5.6 billion Silver Line

    Officials at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority said they will have to redesign portions of the Silver Line’s second phase.

    Red Line delayed after single-tracking

    Trains were stopped at Rosslyn earlier tonight due to a switch problem.

    Obama event at Jefferson Hotel tonight may slow traffic

    The president will attend a Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee event.

    Public hearings on proposed Metrobus changes

    Metro is recommending changes to dozens of bus routes across the Washington region, and it wants riders’ input.

    After the Silver Line: Fairfax looking at future bus service

    Transit plans for next decade evolving. Public meetings underway.

    Update: Delays on Metro’s Blue and Orange lines resolved

    Trains are no longer delayed because of an earlier disabled train and train malfunction.

    Solving the puzzle when a plane falls from the sky

    A lab in the District is where some of the world’s most vexing aviation mysteries have been explored.

    D.C. government undermines its traffic-ticket programs

    Weaknesses cited in report support critics’ conclusion that officials care only about raising revenue.

    Traffic, transit tips: Many D.C. area events, but Baltimore is bigger

    D.C. area has street fairs and races, but Baltimore has Blue Angels and fireworks. Metro has delays.

    Metro seeks 2,000 volunteers to test new high-tech fare collections

    The transit authority wants a diverse group of tech-savvy riders for a six-month test of the prototype. “contactless” fare gates that use new technology.

    Capital Bikeshare gets used bikes to expand

    After months with many orders on hold, Capital Bikeshare bought 25 used bike stations from Ottawa.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    When it comes to these unique arts and crafts, D.C. stands for District of Creativity.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    The number of women in jail is soaring, and many inmates have suffered abuse.

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    Hey, Dan Snyder! If you’re so sure Indians support your team’s name, then come talk to some local ones.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    Shelters are being inundated with calls from women who see themselves in violent elevator video.

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    Celebrating the national anthem

    Reenactors mark the 200th anniversary of the writing of the

    Turning 9/11 from day of horror to day of help

    The National Day of Service trades in on lessons learned in the wake of terror, and a school gets a playground.

    An ancient giant is brought back to life

    National Geographic prepares to unveil an exhibit for Spinosaurus, possibly the largest predator to ever exist.

    Before closing, a D.C. pool goes to the dogs

    The dog days of summer weren’t quite over at the public Randall Pool in SW, where the season’s final guests splashed around.

    Finding strength amid the pain

    A year after the Navy Yard shooting that left 12 dead, a survivor, Jennifer Bennett, is still recovering from her injuries.

    Robert F. McDonnell found guilty

    Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were convicted of numerous corruption charges.

    Bowser makes a bid for hotel workers’ loyalty

    After she won a union’s backing, members wanted to show her their lives by adding her to the crew.

    Chris Brown pleads guilty in D.C. court

    The singer was charged with punching a fan in October.

    Our Washington

    From waterfronts to monuments, Post photographers share their favorite D.C. spots.

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