Get a free air conditioner. A Virginia company is building a replacement for the space shuttle and police plan to step up patrols in Adams Morgan during busy hours. These are the morning headlines from around the region.


D.C.’s Franklin School becomes endangered building

Arlington hands out historic ranks


Free A/C offers relief from the heat

West Nile found in Prince William County

$25,000 reward in killing of transgender woman


Woman caught in towing nightmare gets her car back


Jack Johnson pension spurs reform

Va. company builds space shuttle replacement


Police take aim at Adams Morgan after-hours carousing

Baltimore Sun

Hundreds arrive at Ocean City for Dew Tour

Md. officials go after taxes from travel Web sites

U-Md. failed to get approval for $4.7M in food expenses, audit finds

Md. man in Libyan prison, mother says