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Black ice a major worry as night falls in D.C.

Patchy snow showers are underway with total accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible overnight.

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    Saints hanging tough in IAC

    Saints hanging tough in IAC

    BOYS’ BASKETBALL | The Interstate Athletic Conference has been marked by parity this winter, and St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes is firmly in the thick of it.

    Risk of D.C. accumulation peaks tonight

    Risk of D.C. accumulation peaks tonight

    With most of the region at or below freezing, slick spots on the road are a big concern through the morning.

    Anderson hired at Blake

    Anderson hired at Blake

    FOOTBALL | Deshawn Anderson, a former Norfolk State linebacker, takes over as Bengals coach; Joe Allen lands at Northwood.

    Updates: Up to 3 feet of snow expected in paralyzing Northeast blizzard

    Updates: Up to 3 feet of snow expected in paralyzing Northeast blizzard

    Over 29 million people are under a blizzard warning, and 14 million people are under a winter storm warning through Tuesday and Wednesday.

    Video shows gunman opening fire in Southeast D.C. homicide

    Police have arrested one man, are seeking another in fatal shooting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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    Video shows man opening fire in Southeast D.C.

    Video shows man opening fire in Southeast D.C.

    A surveillance video caught a gunman standing in the middle of a street and firing twice during what D.C. police described as an execution of a man gunned down in Congress Heights.

    Black ice a major worry as night falls in D.C.

    Black ice a major worry as night falls in D.C.

    Patchy snow showers are underway with total accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible overnight.

    Measure to boost penalty for unequal pay dies in Va. Senate

    Opponents said state and federal law already prohibit wage discrimination against women.

    Police arrest man in Adams Morgan sexual assault

    Suspect has long arrest record in the District.

    Young Warriors are back in the mix

    Young Warriors are back in the mix

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | One year removed from a tumultuous season, once-dominant H.D. Woodson is focused on developing its young talent through extra practice time.

    VDOT cancels first of public meetings on I-66

    VDOT cancels first of public meetings on I-66

    Winter weather stifles chance to talk about HOT lanes plan, but more sessions are scheduled.

    D.C. has New York snow envy

    D.C. has New York snow envy

    Washingtonians take to Twitter to complain the lack of snow in D.C.

    Sixth body found in wreckage of Annapolis mansion fire

    Sixth body found in wreckage of Annapolis mansion fire

    A couple and their four grandchildren are believed to have died.

    Meeting fails to resolve Md. ‘free-range parenting’ inquiry

    Meeting fails to resolve Md.  ‘free-range parenting’  inquiry

    Silver Spring couple who allowed their children to walk home alone could remain in limbo for weeks

    Ex-CIA officer is convicted of espionage in leak

    Jeffrey Sterling, who was involved in a highly secretive operation to give faulty nuclear plans to Iran, was convicted of giving classified information to a reporter at the New York Times.

    Healthy Hayfield is back on track

    Healthy Hayfield is back on track

    BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Eliet Donley is back on the floor and the Hawks are suddenly back in the hunt in Virginia Conference 6.

    Ex-Va. governor McDonnell to remain free as corruption case is challenged

    Ex-Va. governor McDonnell to remain free as corruption case is challenged

    He was to start serving two years on Feb. 9, but an appeals court said he doesn’t pose a flight risk.

    Thurgood Marshall is turning heads

    Thurgood Marshall is turning heads

    BOYS’ BASKETBALL | One year after a frustrating season, the Warriors have stunned D.C. charter school opponents during a 13-3 start.

    Franchot sworn into third term as Maryland comptroller

    Franchot sworn into third term as Maryland comptroller

    The Democrat warned against tax hikes, pitched procurement reform and financial literacy in high school.

    Flights canceled, roads treated as snow begins to fall in D.C. area

    No major incidents were reported Monday morning on roadways.

    McAuliffe’s gun-control efforts die in Virginia Senate

    McAuliffe’s gun-control efforts die in Virginia Senate

    Bills designed to restrict purchases and possession were all blocked by Republicans.

    Leonard finds her voice as Broad Run’s leader

    Leonard finds her voice as Broad Run’s leader

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | Double-double machine Mariah Leonard is the Spartans’ top offensive force — but this year she’s added the role of vocal leader to her arsenal.

    A panda snub? Bao Bao wins silver in ‘Panda Personality’ contest

    A panda snub? Bao Bao wins silver in ‘Panda Personality’ contest

    Bao Bao is bested in the “best personality” category by a cub living in Taipei.

    FAA wants you to carry on your e-cigs

    FAA wants you to carry on your e-cigs

    E-cigarettes left in in checked-luggage have caused two fires.

    Va. House Republicans push for veterans care centers

    Plans for two nursing facilities in Prince William and Virginia Beach appear to have bipartisan support.

    How did the ex-CIA officer who created ‘The Americans’ get his start?

    How did the ex-CIA officer who created ‘The Americans’ get his start?

    An early review of his writing: “On its own modest terms, [the book] succeeds.“

    District firefighter arrested on gun charge in Maryland

    Police in Prince George’s County said an officer found two Glock handguns, ammunition and marijuana in vehicle.

    Va. Senate panel advances bill forcing colleges to report sexual assaults

    The measure, which defies the wishes of some survivors and their advocates, would require schools to report incidents to police within 24 hours.

    Second punch of storm is coming for D.C.

    Second punch of storm is coming for D.C.

    Another phase, starting mid-to-late afternoon, could deliver accumulating snow around the region and impact rush hour.

    Metro is now rolling out real time bus arrival signs

    The plan is to continue installing them at a rate of five per day.

     

    Fairfax County turns over investigative materials to lawyers for John Geer family

    The release was ordered by a Fairfax judge in the family’s wrongful death lawsuit against the police.

    Will D.C.’s new mayor let the funk come to U Street?

    Parade organizers beseech the mayor to allow new route.

    VDOT cancels first of public meetings on I-66

    Winter weather stifles chance to talk about HOT lanes plan, but more sessions are scheduled.

    Transit union: Metro has ‘woefully neglected its safety culture’

    The union head says employees fear that they will be punished if they highlight safety problems.

    Flights canceled, roads treated as snow begins to fall in D.C. area

    No major incidents were reported Monday morning on roadways.

    FAA wants you to carry on your e-cigs

    E-cigarettes left in in checked-luggage have caused two fires.

    Earlier problems on Metro’s Red Line; ‘sparking inuslator’ near Bethesda

    Problems occurred Monday morning near both the Forest Glen and Bethesda stations.

    Metro arrests two in Morgan Blvd. stabbing

    Transit police arrested two suspects after man stabbed on rail platform; Metro says robbery involved .

    Metrorail action plan is a start in restoring confidence

    After Yellow Line incident, riders wanted answers, and they wanted them from Metro: Are trains safe?

    Plans on tap for easing I-66 commute, more D.C. bike lanes

    Under the plan, solo drivers will pay to use I-66 inside the Beltway during peak hours.

    D.C. disputes Metro claims about tunnel rescue

    City report disputes claim that D.C. firefighters caused radios not to work during rescue of passengers.

    Metro budget committee discusses possible fare increases

    Rising costs and flat revenue mean the transit agency might impose a price hike on rail and bus riders.

    Road closed in Bowie, re-opened in Bethesda after water main breaks

    In Bowie, Old Annapolis Road remains closed at Church Road.

    Constitution Avenue NW reopened after brief closure due to suspicious package

    Suspicious package briefly closes part of Constitution Avenue NW.

    Scientist: Crustacean found near rail route not endangered

    Opponents of Purple Linel project say they’ll keep searching for endangered amphipod’s DNA in Rock Creek Park.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    Our fight-or-flight response kept us safe from saber-toothed tigers, but on Twitter, it feeds the monsters within.

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    Prince George’s, Montgomery say Hogan went relatively easy on them even though they voted against him.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    COLUMN | Some women are losing money by working. This week, the president acknowledged the crisis.

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    If Larry Hogan can position Md. Republicans as moderates, it could give the party a historic chance.

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    A prize patrol’s delivery: College acceptance

    Forget fat envelopes in the mail. For some University of Maryland applicants, getting in meant getting a knock on the front door.

    Annapolis mansion destroyed by fire

    Owners Don and Sandra Pyle and four of their grandchildren are unaccounted for after flames consumed the house.

    Leesburg celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

    Nearly 1,000 people parade through the town’s historic streets to honor the slain civil rights leader.

    Maryland’s inauguration day

    New Gov. Larry Hogan and his lieutenant, Boyd Rutherford, are sworn in after an interfaith prayer service.

    Another bout of snow

    The Washington area endured another round of slick roads and rocky commutes.

    Virginia doctor keeps on trucking

    Rob Marsh administers care from a clinic at a truck stop in Raphine. Truckers passing through as well as locals are his patient base.

    ‘Sea of Blue’ demonstrators rally in support of police

    The D.C. march is among several staged across the country to counter demonstrations against police brutality.

    Spirit of St. Louis touches down again

    Lindbergh’s plane is lowered to ground level of the Air and Space Museum for a safety check.

    Our Washington

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

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