Local

Tree shows up in front of pitcher’s mound at school in Maryland county

Tree shows up in front of pitcher’s mound at school  in Maryland county

Sheriff takes note, appears unruffled.

Local

Possible Xanax use at school investigated in Loudoun

Drug may have been in shared drinks.

Public Safety

200 firefighters battle five-alarm blaze at College Park construction site

200 firefighters battle five-alarm blaze at College Park construction site

Smoke closes University of Maryland and leads to evacuation of senior citizens from nearby building.

Local

Fairfax officer comes to rescue of bird stuck in tree

Sunny the pet cockatoo was successfully reunited with his owner.

National

Kate O’Beirne, feisty conservative commentator, dies at 67

Kate O’Beirne, feisty conservative commentator, dies at 67

She was a TV pundit and an editor with National Review magazine.

Maryland Politics

Montgomery election board to review registration practices

Judicial Watch charges that county rolls are packed with ineligible voters

Virginia Politics

‘All that Confederate stuff’ leads to endorsement switch in Va. governor’s race

‘All that Confederate stuff’ leads to endorsement switch in Va. governor’s race

A longtime ally abandons Corey Stewart over his Rebel-centric campaign.

Virginia Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren endorses Perriello in Democratic primary for Va. gov

Sen. Elizabeth Warren endorses Perriello in Democratic primary for Va. gov

Leader of progressive wing jumps into intraparty fray; throws star power behind former congressman

Olympics

Chuck Wielgus, sports executive who elevated U.S. swimming, dies at 67

Chuck Wielgus, sports executive who elevated U.S. swimming, dies at 67

He led USA Swimming for 20 years but faced criticism for his handling of sex abuse cases.

Local

Four activists arrested after lighting joints in front of U.S. Capitol

Four activists arrested after lighting joints in front of U.S. Capitol

At the protest, others illegally in possession of marijuana on federal land were not arrested.

Education

A popular Virginia high school principal is back on the job. But questions linger.

A popular Virginia high school principal is back on the job. But questions linger.

John Brewer had been on administrative leave from Dominion High since early December.

National Security

Sessions: Focus on violent crime doesn’t mean lax enforcement for white-collar offenses

Sessions: Focus on violent crime doesn’t mean lax enforcement for white-collar offenses

The attorney general offered reassurance Monday that the Justice Department was still interested in public corruption and corporate fraud.

Local

Four construction workers injured in trench collapse in NE Washington

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

Maryland Politics

Md. Del. Richard K. Impallaria jailed for two days for drunken driving

Md. Del. Richard K. Impallaria jailed for two days for drunken driving

The delegate from Harford County received a 60-day sentence with all but two days suspended

Capital Weather Gang

PM Update: Remaining rainy through Tuesday

It’ll be damp even during any breaks.

Capital Weather Gang

Lumbering storm unloading torrent on Southeast; flooding reported

Up to half a foot of rain has fallen in areas of the Carolinas and Tennessee.

Public Safety

Man struck, killed by car in Northwest D.C. is recalled as outgoing, upbeat artist

Man struck, killed by car in Northwest D.C. is recalled as outgoing, upbeat artist

Police say that Clinton Norman, 33, was lying on the ground when he was struck.

Column

In 1918, a U.S. Navy ship sank. Last week, a piece of it surfaced in Maryland.

In 1918, a U.S. Navy ship sank. Last week, a piece of it surfaced in Maryland.

Divers return an artifact from the USS San Diego to the family of its owner.

Video

Fire breaks out at College Park construction site

Fire breaks out at College Park construction site

A five-alarm fire broke out at a construction site in College Park, Md. on April 24.

Capital Weather Gang

April on track to be warmest on record in Washington

It would mark the second record-warm month in the past three.