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Wheels of derailed Metro car had moved far beyond agency’s safety limits, NTSB investigation shows

The NTSB also issued a safety alert calling for all transit and commuter rail systems to check for wheels that have improperly tilted from axles.

Online lender OppFi to refund D.C. residents $1.5 million after settling lawsuit over interest rates

OppFi will refund $1.5 million to more than 4,000 District consumers In a settlement with the office of D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine.

Protesters at Supreme Court square off over abortion

Hundreds of demonstrators held dueling rallies as the Supreme Court justices heard arguments in a case challenging Roe v. Wade. U.S. Capitol Police said 33 people were arrested for blocking traffic near the court.

Silver Line extension takes a large step forward with completion of rail yard at Dulles airport

The rail yard was the last major hurdle for a project that has been plagued by multiple delays.

Uncovering the story — and the person — behind a 109-year-old photograph

The photo of the District boy was in a bag full of random ephemera.

In run for Maryland comptroller, Brooke Lierman wins labor union endorsement

AFSCME Councils 3 and 67, which represent more than 50,000 government workers in Maryland, announced at a joint news conference Wednesday that they were endorsing Del. Brooke E. Lierman (D-Baltimore City) in her run for state comptroller.

Virginia Beach police officer won’t face charges in killing of Black man

A grand jury has declined to charge a Virginia Beach police officer in the killing of a Black man, whose death stirred protests and made national headlines.
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Md. state trooper struck by vehicle on I-270

Officials said a Maryland state trooper was struck by a vehicle along I-270 south in Montgomery County.

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Person suffers life-threatening injuries in house fire in Suitland, Md.

A fire broke out in a home on Campbell Drive in Suitland.

D.C.-area forecast: Mild start to December, especially tomorrow with highs in the 60s

Dry weather expected other than a few showers this evening and chance of rain Sunday night.

Man dies in Alexandria after tire blows out, Virginia state police say

Car ran off Shirley Highway, according to state police.

Appeals court scrutinizes Trump bid to keep Jan. 6 White House records secret from Congress

The attack on the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters has prompted the first legal case testing whether a sitting president can waive a predecessor’s claim of executive privilege.
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As Alexandria looks to revamp the Torpedo Factory, artists fear they will be kicked out

The 102-year-old building is home to working studio space for dozens of artists. But the city-owned building is in dire need of repairs, and officials want to fund renovations and bring in more local visitors.

Former D.C. assistant pastor found guilty of misdemeanor sexual abuse while serving time for felony child sexual abuse

Urbano Vazquez was earlier convicted of felony child sex abuse and is serving a 15-year prison sentence, authorities said.

Chase Lloyd House finds a new way to help

The Annapolis home, which dates back to the 1700s, had been used to house elderly women.
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Millions are suffering from diet-related diseases. What number will make us pay attention?

Diabetes, heart disease, obesity and more could be helped if we changed what we eat.

Wife of Mexican drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to 3 years in prison

In court in Washington, Emma Coronel Aispuro apologized to ‘all the citizens of this country’ for aiding the murderous Sinaloa Cartel.
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Omicron prompts ‘watchful waiting’ among local public health officials still grappling with delta

Public officials urge residents to get vaccinated and receive boosters as they await details about the newly detected variant.

Eastern Senior High School student arrested on charges of gun possession at school

An 18-year-old student was found with a handgun in his bag, officials said.

PM Update: A seasonable start to December on Wednesday, with showers possible by evening

Temperatures may run toward the mid-50s tomorrow. There could be some raindrops as well.

Homicide victim found in Silver Spring

Montgomery County police described the slaying as an isolated incident.
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D.C.-area forecast: Mild start to December, especially tomorrow with highs in the 60s

Dry weather expected other than a few showers this evening and chance of rain Sunday night.