D.C., Md. & Va.

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As drone popularity increases, feds look to rein in bad behavior

A Virginia case is among drone-related incidents to catch the attention of prosecutors.

Cyberattack freezes Maryland health department

A cyberattack took Maryland’s health department offline this weekend, as officials worked to assess the extent of the intrusion.
  • Perspective

Some people love cars so much they’re sad to see them go — and miss them still

From Ford to Lamborghini, cars (and trucks) can bury themselves in our souls.
  • Local

Arlington is reconsidering when to work with ICE. Activists want the county to cut ties entirely.

As Arlington County embarks on an effort to strengthen trust with immigrant residents, the details of what that will look like — particularly over when and how police communicate with federal immigration officials — remains an open question.

PM Update: A warm but blustery day on Monday

Temperatures will reach the 60s on Monday, but a gusty southwest winds will likely be the story tomorrow.
  • 6 hours ago

Virginia to dismantle pedestal where Robert E. Lee statue stood in Richmond

Once the iconic, graffiti-covered plinth is gone — which is expected by the end of the month — the state will transfer ownership of the surrounding traffic circle to the city of Richmond, officials said.
  • Local

D.C. police investigate shooting in Deanwood

The victim, a woman, was reported to be unconscious and not breathing, police said.

Wednesday brings season’s first chance of light snow to D.C. region

The chance of meaningful accumulation is low.

  • Local

One killed in fatal car crash in Chantilly, Fairfax police say

The passenger was pronounced dead at the hospital.

D.C.-area forecast: Near-average chill today. Very warm tomorrow ahead of a cold front.

Wintry midweek temperatures could produce a rain-snow mix late Tuesday night and Wednesday.
  • 16 hours ago

A calm day in December, with signs of autumn, winter and spring

High temperature here was a pleasant un-December-like 60.

A real Roman mystery is carved into the stone at Arlington National Cemetery

Which do you prefer for the year 1915: MDCCCCXV or MCMXV?
  • Local

Man died in custody of Leesburg, Va., police, department says

The death of the 26-year-old man is being investigated by a cross-regional team of detectives, police announced.

Slain teen’s mom tells D.C. students there are ‘other ways to deal with conflict’

The District's police chief met with city teens to discuss crime and violence at youth summit.

Man fatally shot in Southeast D.C.

D.C. police say a 40-year-old man was fatally shot early Saturday in Southeast Washington

Students call on a Virginia high school to do more to stop sexual misconduct, striking at issues that go beyond one campus

A petition started by the Northern Virginia teenagers has already drawn tens of thousands of signatures.
  • Local

Virginia man arrested for fatal Reston car crash after lengthy police search

Police said that Carlos Alexander Torres fled the scene after the Sept. 1 crash.

As GWU students get unlimited transit deal, Metro wants more colleges on board

The U-Pass allows full-time students unlimited rides on Metro for a semester. But concerns about fees are turning off many area schools.
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PM Update: A warm but blustery day on Monday

Temperatures will reach the 60s on Monday, but a gusty southwest winds will likely be the story tomorrow.
  • 6 hours ago