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Fairfax schools will try to make fall as close to ‘pre-pandemic normal’ as possible

The vast majority of students will attend five days a week in person.

Republican candidate for governor says Chauvin verdict makes her ‘sick’

State Sen. Amanda F. Chase says jurors convicted the former police officer to prevent “civil unrest.”

Stepping in when fellow officers cross the line

Baltimore police training has ramped up in response to a federal consent decree.
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PM Update: Wind advisory through evening, and a freeze warning for far north and west suburbs tonight

It's feeling more like winter than late April tonight. Highs are about 15 degrees below normal tomorrow.

Man fatally shot in vehicle in Northeast Washington’s Kenilworth neighborhood

Police said the shooting occurred Monday night and targeted the driver

In the 1920s, America was transfixed by the showgirl and the congressman

Anna Niebel claimed Manuel Herrick promised to marry her. He changed the subject.

Pregnant woman slain in Prince George’s; child was delivered and is in critical condition

The shooting occurred in the Coral Hills area, according to police.

The American justice system finally worked. Does White America understand just how often it doesn’t?

Accountability for George Floyd’s murder should’ve been a given. Yet our justice system hasn’t always worked that way.
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What to know about the coronavirus vaccine rollout in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Here are some questions you might have about how the vaccines are being administered — and when and how you can get your shot.
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D.C. firefighter to be freed from prison after conviction based on Fairfax County officer’s false claims is thrown out

A Fairfax judge vacates a conviction based on a false traffic stop, allegedly one of hundreds made by Officer Jonathan Freitag which led to flawed convictions.

Inmates sent home amid pandemic may have to return under Trump-era policy

Thousands of inmates deemed “low risk” who were allowed home supervision during the pandemic may have to return because of a Trump-era memo.

D.C.-area forecast: Strong cold front sweeps through today with gusty storms possible and then a blustery chill

Spring cold fronts can make for somewhat crazy weather days, which is exactly what we’ve got in store today.

Two drivers died in head-on crash on Route 29 in Virginia

A Vienna, Va., man and a Culpeper, Va., man died in the collision, police say.

Man shot, critically wounded in Northeast

The shooting was in the unit block of Franklin Street, according to police.
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In D.C., the guilty verdict in Chauvin trial is met with cheers, tears and relief

George Floyd died 1,100 miles from D.C., but his gruesome execution beneath the knee of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin had loomed over the city for nearly a year. At Black Lives Matter Plaza, the guilty verdicts were greeted with deep relief.

D.C. Council advances block-by-block plan for future city development

The council will revisit the city’s Comprehensive Plan, which could reshape the face of D.C., next month.

This congressman wanted to ban beauty pageants. So why did he have his own contest?

Manuel Herrick was one of the most eccentric politicians to hold office.

Virginia’s emergency alert on coronavirus vaccine availability startles some

State data shows visits to the state’s vaccination information website spiked after the alert was sent Monday.
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PM Update: Wind advisory through evening, and a freeze warning for far north and west suburbs tonight

It's feeling more like winter than late April tonight. Highs are about 15 degrees below normal tomorrow.