D.C. police have ruled the shooting unjustified and recommended that the officer be fired after shooting Terrence Sterling during an attempted arrest in 2016.
Fifty-two percent of the respondents in a Goucher College poll have direct ties to the opioid abuse crisis.
The Park Police are saying the officer’s firearm was “unintentionally discharged,” but it was not clear if the officer shot himself or was shot by someone else. He is in stable condition, officials said.
The notorious gang has made a resurgence in the D.C. region and other parts of the country in recent years.
Electric transmission lines at Dominion Energy’s Possum Point Power Station in Dumfries, Va. (Kate Patterson /The Washington Post)
Electric transmission lines at Dominion Energy’s Possum Point Power Station in Dumfries, Va. (Kate Patterson /The Washington Post)
Virginia state lawmakers have worked with Dominion Energy to create legislation enacting a sweeping overhaul of utility regulation.
Capital Weather Gang
The temp of 82 degrees at National Airport ties the second highest February temperature ever observed since records began in 1872.

David Bright is scheduled to be sentenced in the 2016 killings on May 11.

The measure was poorly timed because of recent Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Miller said.

The new tool will allow residents to send emergency text messages of up to 160 characters.

Indian Head Highway is closed in Prince George's County for the investigation of a fatal shooting of a police officer, authorities said Wednesday.

Record numbers of travelers flew through National, Dulles and BWI last year, with BWI holding the top spot.

About a half-dozen spaces are slated to open or expand this year in the District and Northern Virginia.

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The driver of a trash truck appears to have maneuvered around rail crossing safety gates and onto the tracks, putting him and his two passengers into the path of an Amtrak train, federal safety officials said Wednesday.

The cherry trees around the Tidal Basin aren't as far along as they were at this point last year, but we're seeing signals an early bloom is possible.

Part of 17th Street NW was closed for about an hour as Secret Service team checked vehicle for explosives.

The transit system is closer than ever to getting dedicated funding, with hurdles still to overcome.

WHERE WE LIVE | A historic warehouse district is flooded with new construction, retailers, restaurants and bars.

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Uber says the new service, aimed at commuters, will be up to 50 percent cheaper than UberPool.

Temperatures make a run at record highs near 80 today.

Stun gun is used against swords.

Police say one arrest made.

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