Good morning, and happy Friday.


Any plans for 111? We’ve got 911 for emergencies, 311 for information and now, Montgomery County has 511 for real-time traffic info. Just don’t call from behind the wheel.

When robbing a bank, don’t wear neon green: Police are looking for a man involved in a lot of local bank robberies lately — at least half of the eight bank robberies in Arlington County this year.

Two people were killed in a traffic accident in Southeast Washington that closed Southern Avenue this morning.

The Montgomery County man being held in Aruba as part of the high-profile missing-persons case of Robyn Gardner is no longer cooperating, authorities said as they appealed to the public for help.


Shortly before 7am, CR Wilson and his crew return with a scow full of menhaden to sell for bait. (Sarah L. Voisin/THE WASHINGTON POST)

Here’s something a little different: A shy and fearful black Lab-mix dog who came to Beltsville as a rescue animal disappeared in late June. A huge search effort has ensued, including a thousand fliers and a thousand postcards, a dog tracker and searches through Little Paint Branch Park. Lilly’s best dog-friend has even been flown in from New England. Multiple sightings have been reported, but to no avail.

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