D.C. tops the nation in alcohol and drug abuse. A rematch in the race to replace Leslie Johnson and Ocean City suffers from a rash of scooter crashes. These are the morning headlines from around the region.

D.C. tops nation in drug, alcohol abuse

Thomas takes PR tack with peers amid scandal

Housing bust still fresh for many in area

Councilman wants harsher penalties for repeat attackers

Neighbors feel left out as Arlington zooms forward with street project

Fed spends $20K per person in Virginia, $16K in Maryland

Md. Democrats target Republican congressional district

Special election in Pr. George’s shaping up as rematch

Feds: N.Va. oxycodone rings ‘learned’ from 3 leaders


Several D.C. public schools to reopen as part of school modernization plan

Former slave pen site becomes home for seniors

Scooter crashes skyrocket in Ocean City this summer


Teen boxer wins pro fight

Keeping the peace in Adams Morgan


Out-of-state students subsidize Virginia in-state costs

Baltimore Sun

Immigration debate splits Marylanders

Celebrated nuclear ship rests in Baltimore