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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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    Washington-area snow likely to continue Tuesday morning

    Washington-area snow likely to continue Tuesday morning

    Officials urged drivers to be cautious and warned about icey patches on wet roads.

    D.C.-area closings and delays for Jan. 27

    D.C.-area closings and delays for Jan. 27

    Which schools and governments have closed or delayed because of the weather?

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    Parents who won’t vaccinate their kids put others at risk

    The Disneyland measles outbreak is the result of discredited research linking vaccines to autism.

    Absenteeism high in D.C. Head Start programs

    More than 25 percent in preschool program were chronically absent, a bad omen for future attendance.

    Metro victim’s family expected to file $10 million suit

    Metro victim’s family expected to file $10 million suit

    Carol Glover, 61, was the first passenger to die as a result of a Metro train incident since 2009.

    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.

    Snow accumulates, roads deteriorate in D.C.

    Snow accumulates, roads deteriorate in D.C.

    The best odds of snow accumulation continue through around 1 a.m., but scattered snow showers may linger.

    D.C. puts its cold emergency plan into effect

    Under the plan, the city opens warming sites, and tries to shelter those who don’t have a warm place.

    Firefighters’ $47 million overtime bill roiling D.C. budget

    The District council’s chairman is recommending the a settlement be reached with the city workers.

    After Annapolis mansion fire, a grim recovery mission

    After Annapolis mansion fire, a grim recovery mission

    Crews worked for days in rain and snow to recover the remains of four children and their grandparents.

    New tool helps police save lives when minutes count

    New tool helps police save lives when minutes count

    Across the nation, more departments are using trauma kits that help officers control severe bleeding.

    Washington-area obituaries of note

    Washington-area obituaries of note

    Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

    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.

    Ex-CIA officer is convicted in leak case

    Ex-CIA officer is convicted in leak case

    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.

    Tim Clark, young political star, is mourned by D.C. leaders

    Tim Clark, young political star, is mourned by D.C. leaders

    Clark, an aide to Muriel Bowser and Kenyan McDuffie, died Jan. 18 after an asthma attack.

    CBS sports analyst Anthony offered ‘prostitute’ $80 for sex

    Greg Anthony was in the D.C. area to announce the Maryland-Michigan State game in College Park, Md.

    Md. legislative analyst questions part of Hogan budget cuts

    The General Assembly’s top fiscal analyst said across-the-board cuts are a bad precedent.

    How many games are too many?

    How many games are too many?

    BASKETBALL | Capitol Christian will play more regular season games than any area team from Dec. 3 to Feb. 19 — including the Washington Wizards — all in the name of exposure.

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    Lots of kids get birthday cards in the mail. TJ got 2,000.

    Lots of kids get birthday cards in the mail. TJ got 2,000.

    To lift the spirits of their boy, who has cancer, two parents asked people to send best wishes in an envelope.

    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.

    Leggett seeks to set up a Montgomery transit authority

    Leggett seeks to set up a Montgomery transit authority

    The county executive is seeking the ability to fund mass transit projects without relying so much on the state.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Warriors are back in the mix

    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.

     

    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.

    Tim Clark, young political star, is mourned by D.C. leaders

    Clark, an aide to Muriel Bowser and Kenyan McDuffie, died Jan. 18 after an asthma attack.

    Metro victim’s family expected to file $10 million suit

    Carol Glover, 61, was the first passenger to die as a result of a Metro train incident since 2009.

    Leggett seeks to set up a Montgomery transit authority

    The county executive is seeking the ability to fund mass transit projects without relying so much on the state.

    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.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    To lift the spirits of their boy, who has cancer, two parents asked people to send best wishes in an envelope.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    The Disneyland measles outbreak is the result of discredited research linking vaccines to autism.

    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.

    Photo Galleries

    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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