Christopher P. Hasson, 49, remains a danger and should stay in jail, the government argues ahead of his court appearance set for Thursday.
The driver was the mother of two of the victims and was under the influence of alcohol, prosecutors say.
Officials cited concerns about whether “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” was age-appropriate. Parents suspect other reasons.
Alex Arrow with his son, Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa, who was killed in the bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. (Alex Arrow)
Alex Arrow with his son, Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa, who was killed in the bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. (Alex Arrow)
Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa, a D.C. fifth-grader, had just sat down to brunch with his mother and his grandmother when an explosion tore through the restaurant. Many time zones away, Kieran’s father had texted him just minutes before the blast.
More than 50 potential sites for the new sanctuary have been vetoed because of unclean water caused by human development or the threat posed by sea-level rise, rapid seaweed blooms in warming waters and extreme storms.
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The Democratic megadonor has made large contributions to two candidates seeking to unseat incumbents, part of a nationwide strategy to push criminal justice reform.

Officials shut streets for hours.


He was a mid-century fixture of the D.C. social scene, and a prolific novelist sought after by Hollywood producers.

The equipment was the responsibility of Washington Gas. But other breakdowns were cited as contributing to the 2016 blast that killed seven.

Typical homeowner will see a $281 boost in tax bill.

  • Perspective

Eric Weaver Jr. had a job, a good place to live and a support system. Finding out what led to his fatal shooting should be a priority.

Council members questioned whether worker raises — which range from 5.5 percent to 9.4 percent — are sustainable.

A portion of the southbound lanes of the Suitland Parkway were closed in Maryland during Tuesday’s rush-hour commute.

Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter could be the only unionized charter school next year.

“Coach Fofo,” who founded a youth soccer academy, is potentially facing deportation to his native Togo.

Moderate Republican said he’s been approached “by a lot of people and a growing number of people” about getting into the race.

David A. Hackney of Capitol Heights has been charged with first-degree murder while armed. 

Damage from the blaze in Centreville is estimated at more than $600,000, police said.

Kyle Olinger, who was left paralyzed below the chest, died of complications from his wounds, officials said.

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