Around 2 p.m the casino had reached capacity and patrons were only being allowed in as others left.

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Hundreds have rented rooms for years, but the upcoming inauguration and legislative session prompted the County Board to act.

If Metrorail doesn’t get more maintenance overnights, then it will get more during days.

Here’s how The Washington Post Helping Hand charities got their starts.

Helicopter — on way from Joint Base Andrews to . . . somewhere — lands in Arlington, Va., surprising local residents.

He turned such topics as Cold War politics into dramatic and absorbing narratives.

Suspect had been held as person of interest in slaying of Breyona Evans, who police believe was not the intended target of the shooting.

A bloodhound was brought to find the man, who was recaptured after about 40 minutes.

Temperatures struggle to get out of the 30s today, and we stay cold as clouds thicken tomorrow.

A senior adviser hinted that the governor will propose a tweaked version of a measure he proposed during the 2016 legislative session to spur job growth with industry tax breaks.

The aircraft landed at Yorktown High in North Arlington.

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Friday’s temperature touched 30 degrees, giving the region subfreezing cold for the first time since April.

Until the inauguration planners figure out their plans, demonstrators will not get permits.

Charles W. Caldwell, III, the head of Prince George's County liquor commission was charged with DUI after he was in a crash outside of MGM National Harbor Casino, police said.

Charles W. Caldwell III denied he was impaired after a “scrape” with another vehicle but police said he failed a sobriety test.

She was charged shortly after the 3-month-old was tested for drugs at a hospital.

The stores will be spread all over the state, but some may decide it’s not financially feasible to open.

Students call for an end to licensing agreement unless working conditions improve for workers in the company’s Vietnam factory.

Better revenue numbers could ease budget crunch

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert) chose a new majority leader and several appointments to committees.

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