D.C., Md. & Va.

Saturday seemed to suggest autumn, but a warmer one than average

It was only the third day this month cooler than 70.

Obama casts Virginia fall election as a historic turning point, but can his energy get enough Democrats to the polls?

Democrat Terry McAuliffe and others joined the former president in Richmond as Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin kicked off his bus tour.

With the movement’s future uncertain, ‘Free Britney’ campaign returns to the White House

Advocates say not enough "meaningful change" has happened for the pop star or others in her position.

Man dies after attempted robbery at ATM, Fairfax County police say

Victim was a Falls Church-area man, 73, police said.

Four dead as weekend gets off to violent start

Investigations into the four homicides are still ongoing, according to police.

PM Update: Mild with more sunshine tomorrow

Temperatures should top out close to 70 degrees to end the weekend.
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Man shot by D.C. police charged with assault, kidnapping

Officers stopped the man and felt a gun in his clothing. Shortly after the encounter, the man broke away and fled to a nearby vehicle.

Federal investigation into suspended rail cars puts focus on inspections, maintenance

A rare rail car defect has morphed into Metro’s biggest crisis since a deadly smoke incident six years ago.

Meet the candidates running for Arlington County Board

Takis Karantonis (D), who won a special election last year, is facing three independent challengers in his reelection bid.

Eyes on the skies: Army vet remembers life at a Nike missile site

With plenty of airlines in D.C. skies, radar operators had lots to practice with.

Woman fatally shot in Southeast D.C.

A woman died after being shot Saturday morning in Southeast Washington.

In Virginia, Latinos tend to vote for Democrats. But Youngkin’s trying to win them over anyway.

Both candidates for Virginia governor are angling for a slice of Latino voters, who make up a growing part of the state’s electorate.

With roots in Havana, Jason Miyares seeks to make history in Virginia

The Republican candidate for attorney general has paired an uplifting personal story with a sharp-edged message on crime.

After championing gay marriage and battling Trump, Mark Herring says he has more left to do

Virginia’s incumbent attorney general hopes for a third term to build on the “progressive powerhouse” he says he’s created.

Meet the candidates running for Alexandria mayor and city council

Mayor Justin Wilson (D) is facing a challenge from Annetta Catchings, while nine candidates — six Democrats, two independents, and one Republican — are vying for six spots on city council.

War of the suburbs: Virginia Democrats, GOP fight over key turf to win control of House of Delegates

There are 100 House seats are on the ballot, but a handful could determine balance of power in Richmond.

D.C.-area forecast: Classic October weather this weekend before some early-week storminess

Today and tomorrow are mostly beautiful. A storm system passes by the region Monday and Tuesday.
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PM Update: Mild with more sunshine tomorrow

Temperatures should top out close to 70 degrees to end the weekend.
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