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In this image made from video and released by WJLA-TV, authorities investigate the scene of a accident near a gate to Fort Meade, Md., on Monday, March 30, 2015. A spokesman at Fort Meade says two people are being treated for injuries at one of the gates of the sprawling Army installation near Baltimore. (AP Photo/WJLA-TV) MANDATORY CREDIT

Shots were fired Monday morning after two people in a vehicle tried to ram a gate at Fort Meade, a military installation in Anne Arundel County, according to officials.

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    We pronounce winter over, effective today — March 30, in Washington, D.C. area

    We pronounce winter over, effective today — March 30, in Washington, D.C. area

    Moving forward, we no longer see the potential for sustained cold and/or accumulating snow.

    Shooting at NSA headquarters leaves one dead

    Shooting at NSA headquarters leaves one dead

    Shots were fired Monday morning after two people in a vehicle tried to ram a gate at Fort Meade, a military installation in Anne Arundel County, according to officials.

    Teenage driver identified after fatal crash over the weekend in Burke area

    Police said Dilbar Noory appears to have lost control of her car, swerving into oncoming lanes of traffic.

    Loudoun County community calendar, March 29-April 5, 2015

    Events include Easter egg hunts, gardening programs, horse trials and bluegrass music.

    A wave of good feelings from priest who greets drivers outside church

    A wave of good feelings from priest who greets drivers outside church

    The Rev. John Sheehan waves to passersby on Route 50 in Aldie before services four times a week.

    Police investigate unattended stroller, bicycle near U.S. Capitol building

    Several streets closed near Capitol building as police investigate.

    Brick thrown through windshield of X2 bus, two treated for injuries

    Transit officials say it appears to be a random incident.

    Five things to do for $5 or less during the week of March 30-April 3

    Five things to do for $5 or less during the week of March 30-April 3

    The Going Out Guide lists five things to do for $5 or less this week.

    Tracking the cherry blossoms to full bloom — swelling buds, but nowhere near peak (Week Five)

    Tracking the cherry blossoms to full bloom — swelling buds, but nowhere near peak (Week Five)

    Last week’s brief 70+ degree weather helped the trees to produce florets, or swollen buds. However, peak bloom - slowed by the weekend chill - still seems many days away.

    Man dies in fire in Northeast Washington

    Firefighters encountered hoarding conditions in a duplex on Eastern Avenue.

    $1 million condos proposed for D.C.’s Truxton Circle

    $1 million condos proposed for D.C.’s Truxton Circle

    The pricey development is unusual for the neighborhood, which has a median sales price of $645,000.

    D.C.’s first elected attorney general says he needs more money, staff

    D.C.’s first elected attorney general says he needs more money, staff

    Karl A. Racine’s request sets up a possible budget battle with Mayor Muriel E. Bowser.

    Crash closes part of George Washington Parkway in McLean

    A crash has closed part of the GW Parkway’s southbound lanes.

    Police: Woman arrested after walking onto airport runway in Frederick

    Police: Woman arrested after walking onto airport runway in Frederick

    Laurie Katz, 37, of Jefferson, Md. was charged with trespassing.

    One man dead, woman critically injured after ATV crash in Bowie

    Police said an initial investigation shows the driver lost control on a trail, throwing the pair from the vehicle.

    Crash causes delays on I-66 in Arlington

    Crash causes backups on Interstate 66 in Arlington

    Man fatally shot in Brightwood neighborhood of Northwest D.C.

    The shooting occurred about 2:45 a.m. on Van Buren Street NW.

    Can ‘Surviving Marriage’ use the wilderness to fix unsaveable marriages?

    Can ‘Surviving Marriage’ use the wilderness to fix unsaveable marriages?

    The A&E series drops a bickering couple onto a deserted island for five days of “extreme marriage therapy.”

    Fire in Glen Echo area displaces one adult, two dogs

    Fire in Glen Echo area displaces one adult, two dogs

    Firefighters say an electrical problem caused the blaze in Montgomery County; 3 other house fires in PG.

    Metro delays on Monday morning

    Delays on Metro’s Orange and Silver lines.

    Town Square | Presales to begin soon on condos on D.C.’s Southwest Waterfront

    Town Square | Presales to begin soon on condos on D.C.’s Southwest Waterfront

    Also Arlington apartments undergo renovations.

    A bit more like spring this week; few morning showers today

    A bit more like spring this week; few morning showers today

    I’m stopping short of advertising a beautiful, warm week but, compared to previous weeks, it’s a step in the right direction.

    Virginia State Bar cancels Israel trip, citing ‘discriminatory’ border policies

    Virginia State Bar cancels Israel trip, citing ‘discriminatory’ border policies

    Politicians described the legal group’s decision as an “outrageous” move that “sends the wrong signal.”

    Haymarket police officer wins award for saving baby’s life

    Haymarket police officer wins award for saving baby’s life

    During a traffic stop in March 2014, Officer Coire O’Neal stepped in to help a baby who couldn’t breathe.

    Rain or shine: Prince William County opens new recycling facility at landfill

    Rain or shine: Prince William County opens new recycling facility at landfill

    A $2.2 million building replaces the recycling program’s dirt-road operation.

    Baltimore police use Inner Harbor Project to forge bond with teenagers

    Baltimore police use Inner Harbor Project to forge bond with teenagers

    The effort resembles others around the country as law enforcement reassesses its tactics.

    Prince William County development projects

    Prince William County development projects

    Here is information on planned development throughout the county.

    Fairfax student’s patented cleat designs are catching company eyes

    Fairfax student’s patented cleat designs are catching company eyes

    Teen designed a new football cleat that is getting traction with potential investors, could prevent injury.

    As Fairfax grows more diverse, candidates for office mostly don’t

    As Fairfax grows more diverse, candidates for office mostly don’t

    Democratic and Republican leaders say they are trying to recruit for more diversity on the ballot.

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    For one Towson University student, a hard lesson in financial aid

    For one Towson University student, a hard lesson in financial aid

    Through no fault of his own, Teddy Boumboulis’s college dream was cut short.

     

    Va. governor amends license plate reader bill, angers legislators

    A bill limiting the time police could keep data from license plate readers passed overwhelmingly, McAuliffe moves to extend the time.

    GOP congressman: Ted Cruz backers are making boorish phone calls to my office

    Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) says the Cruz supporters ringing his office “suffer from severe cases of arrested development.“

    As the U.S. population grew, gas consumption dropped 11 percent

    More fuel-efficient vehicles and less driving don’t bode well for funding transportation needs with the gas tax.

    Romantic encounters behind the wheel are a driving distraction

    People admit to loving moments, changing clothes, flossing, taking selfies and more as they drive.

    Crash closes part of George Washington Parkway in McLean

    A crash has closed part of the GW Parkway’s southbound lanes.

    Crash causes delays on I-66 in Arlington

    Crash causes backups on Interstate 66 in Arlington

    Metro delays on Monday morning

    Delays on Metro’s Orange and Silver lines.

    Suburbs such as Montgomery County rethink transit to court millennials

    Concerns about the area’s appeal to millennials gained new urgency after Marriott International said it plans to leave its Bethesda office park, partly to accommodate younger workers who want to be closer to Metro.

    Spotsylvania teen killed in plane crash in Orange County, Va.

    Virginia State Police said a plane flown by 16-year-old Ryan Lee McCall crashed in a field.

    Addition to Metro safety manual suggests problems at control center

    The operations hub would have been vital to proper handling of the fatal Yellow Line smoke event on Jan. 12.

    A veteran commuter puzzles over Virginia’s I-66 plan

    A traveler as comfortable with transit as driving wonders why there’s no widening plan for inside the Beltway.

    Moody’s downgrades Metro’s bond rating

    Moody’s Investors Service noted that a series of short-term loans taken out by Metro affected the rating on its transit bonds.

    Roads closed in NE Washington because of person barricaded in attic

    Roads around 4900 block of Meade Street NE closed because of a barricade situation in DC

    Traffic, transit tips for second weekend of blossom festival

    The kite competition is a weekend highlight. See tips for getting around throughout the festival, including the Metrorail schedule.

    Delays for Friday morning on Metro

    Metro’s Silver Line has delays following a signal problem.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    Through no fault of his own, Teddy Boumboulis’s college dream was cut short.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    Zakiya James is studying civil engineering at Drexel University.

    Courtland Milloy

    Courtland Milloy

    He asked “How could this happen?” as he was violently arrested. But he needed to have known before then.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    No university is generating more sensation and scandal than Thomas Jefferson’s “academical village.”

    Photo Galleries

    Library of Congress gets trove of Civil War photos

    Texas grandmother and collector Robin Stanford has gathered rare stereo photos of war and slavery for 40 years.

    Liftoff for Blossom Kite Festival on the Mall

    The event is part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

    Silver Spring hosts flip for Danish gymnasts

    The performance team is welcomed with open arms during a stop that’s part of a 10-month world tour.

    Andean bear cubs romp at National Zoo

    The brother bears get ready to meet the public.

    A Virginia tribe seeks federal recognition amid casino fears

    The bid by the Pamunkey — the tribe of Pocahontas — is opposed by MGM and 11 black lawmakers.

    From snow to rain

    In the D.C. area, a morning wintry mix turns to snow, which turns back to rain.

    Changing perceptions, one bullet at a time

    The firearms industry has poured millions of dollars into college shooting clubs, and many students’ views about guns have evolved.

    The fine art of making maple syrup

    Find the right tree, tap in your spile, hang up your bucket and wait for the sap to run.

    Our Washington

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

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