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Friday appeared our ninth straight non-90 degree day

However Friday had some of summer’s stickiness.

‘Neighborhood beef’ behind fatal shooting of teen at ‘Moechella’, judge says

D.C. judge orders 15-year-old suspect held until trial in the June fatal shooting of Chase Poole, 15, and 3 others injured at outdoor music festival Moechella

Man fatally shot at the Mall at Prince George’s, police say

A man was shot in the Mall’s food court, police said.

D.C. to resume scheduling second doses of monkeypox vaccine

The strategy relies on giving intradermal shots of vaccine, which will stretch limited supplies of the vaccine by using less vaccine than the previous method.

Family of slain library police officer demands accountability

Maurica Manyan, 25, was killed by a retired D.C. police lieutenant who was supposed to be training her in what witnesses described as a joke gone wrong.

71-year-old killed was not intended target of shooting in Lanham, police say

Deborah Armstrong was the passenger in a car during a shooting between two other cars, police said.

District attorney says Graham’s testimony is crucial in election probe

The Atlanta-area district attorney conducting a criminal investigation of Republican efforts to reverse the 2020 presidential election results in Georgia argued in a court filing Friday that Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) should appear before a special grand jury next week despite his appeal to postpone offering testimony.

Life sentence for ISIS ‘Beatle’ who tortured, ransomed U.S. hostages

A jury convicted El Shafee Elsheikh, 34, in April of conspiracy charges in the kidnapping and murder of journalists and humanitarian workers.

A special police officer is shot in the leg near St. Elizabeths Hospital

The suspect fled after the shooting and hid in a Metro station maintenance room before being arrested, police said.

The ‘wildest place in Maryland’ is under threat — from biking trails

A proposal for Maryland’s last wild river would expand biking and hiking access. It also, opponents say, would destroy what makes the primitive area special.

After surviving attacks in Yemen and Turkey, he died crossing a street

Timothy Fingarson, a former Foreign Service officer, was fatally struck by a driver on Virginia Avenue NW.

Shots fired near National Mall in D.C.; no injuries reported

A juvenile was held on a firearms charge after unoccupied vehicles were hit by gunfire early Friday near the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

City worker says he was in Capitol for Jan. 6 riot — and keeps his job

The mayor of Charlottesville, Va., says the city can’t fire IT worker Allen Groat because he hasn’t been charged with any crimes.

D.C. schools to relax some covid protocols ahead of first day

The system will continue to enforce measures including “test-to-return,” which requires students and staff to show proof of a negative coronavirus test for the first day of school.

D.C.-area artists who recorded in a van during covid finally play live

Sunday’s concert was the culmination of a year-long project to celebrate the diversity of artists in D.C. as the pandemic ravaged a vibrant local music scene.

What a pepper’s journey from farm to pantry says about American hunger

The winding road of a single item of produce, from Virginia to D.C., illustrates the chain of effort and dedication needed to feed people without enough to eat.

1912 Cleveland Park house lists for $2.6 million

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The seven-bedroom, three-bathroom, 3,850-square-foot house has many of its period features remaining.
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PM Update: Lots of sun on Saturday, with a better chance of rain Sunday

Summertime weather conditions made a comeback today. The forecast for Saturday has improved.

August 19 morning weather update