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Swastikas found at Union Station; suspect may have ‘mental health challenges,’ police say

The symbols appeared the day after International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

VMI’s first Black superintendent blasts White critics of diversity and equity reform

A scathing Facebook post from VMI Superintendent Cedric T. Wins exposed the battle over the future of the nation’s oldest state-supported military college.

Teaching, parenting and grieving: South River coach copes after losing wife to covid at 44

Mike Zivic — basketball coach, widower, father of two — finds a balance after 2020 tragedy.

Ex-police officer sentenced to life in prison for fatal shooting of neighbor

The brutal daylight slaying was captured on surveillance video.

PM Update: Snow to be occasionally moderate through evening, with slick spots developing around sunset

Temperatures dip to near freezing areawide by 6 p.m. or so. A few inches of snow are likely to fall into the overnight.

‘So broken down’: Teachers, students and families caught in the middle of Youngkin’s mask order

Gov. Glenn Youngkin's mask-optional order is the subject of two lawsuits, one from parents and one from school boards.

Updates: Snow becoming steadier with accumulating burst possible around evening commute

At least 2 or 3 inches is a good bet along and east of Interstate 95 through Saturday morning.
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Praying and protesting in Washington, they wait for news from Ukraine

For the past few weeks, Ukrainians and Ukrainian Americans in the Washington region have been glued to the news, anxiously assessing developments in their homeland as an invasion by the approximately 100,000 Russian troops surrounding Ukraine seems possible at any moment.

Attorney wants gag order on police in case of accused serial killer in Virginia

The defense attorney for Anthony Robinson is asking a judge to stop police from calling his client the "shopping cart killer." The man has been charged in two slayings and is suspected in two others.
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They were sentenced to life in prison. Who should decide if they get a second chance?

The long shadow of “truth in sentencing” politics in Maryland, where the vast majority of lifers are Black.
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Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich trails challengers in early fundraising

“My entirely political life, people have had more cash on hand than I do," Elrich said. "That’s never deterred me.”

A century later, the pain of D.C.’s deadliest disaster still resonates

The collapse of the Knickerbocker Theatre killed 98 people, changed the Adams Morgan neighborhood and reverberates in an ongoing development battle.

Virginia House Republicans try hardball to save Youngkin Cabinet pick

Virginia House Republicans are trying to muscle Andrew Wheeler into governor Glenn Youngkin’s Cabinet by holding up the reappointment Angela L. Navarro to the of State Corporation Commission.

Five people shot, one fatally, at hotel in Northwest Washington

The shooting happened a few blocks from the campus of the University of the District of Columbia.

Teen fatally shot in Southeast Washington apartment

A 17-year-old was found fatally shot inside a Southeast Washington apartment building, police said.

Incoming Georgetown Law administrator apologizes after tweets dean called ‘appalling’

An incoming Georgetown Law administrator is facing backlash for a series of tweets about President Biden's plans for a Supreme Court nominee.

Maryland lawmakers approve new state legislative maps as critics prepare to sue

Maryland lawmakers approved new boundary lines for legislative districts Thursday as opponents accuse them of gerrymandering and prepare to sue.

Metro’s regular weekday bus service to return Feb. 7; search continues for new GM

Metrobus service had been reduced to a weekend schedule because a large number of operators fell ill with covid-19.

Baltimore firefighter released from hospital after surviving building collapse

EMT/firefighter John McMaster was released from shock trauma Thursday.
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PM Update: Snow to be occasionally moderate through evening, with slick spots developing around sunset

Temperatures dip to near freezing areawide by 6 p.m. or so. A few inches of snow are likely to fall into the overnight.