The Metro board is expected to approve a grant application to study methods to increase capacity on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines in Northern Virginia, while reducing congestion inside the Rosslyn tunnel. A “Rosslyn II” station, Metro says, is the answer.
Democrat Donte Tanner gained a net of four votes, leaving the difference in Virginia’s 40th District at 102 votes. The count will continue Thursday.
D.C. Superior Court Judge Lynn Leibovitz says there was not enough evidence to prove the six defendants urged others to riot and destroy property. The defendants still face seven charges.
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High temperatures early next week will give way to a cold weather pattern around Dec. 22, which could bump up the chances for snow.

The focus of tonight's snow has mainly been north of the city.

He wants to extend the program, which now applies to manufacturers, to more industries and jurisdictions, building upon a measure he signed during the 2017 legislative session.

It’s a win for MedStar, which lost its lucrative contract to AmeriGroup. The effect on patients is unclear.

The United Medical Center board’s vote in a closed session will leave Southeast Washington without a hospital where women can give birth.

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The Cowboys and Ravens games just out-rated the Redskins game in D.C. Uh-oh.

Shannon Valentine, a member of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, was named transportation secretary.

The man assaulted a driver with whom his vehicle had been involved in a collision, police said.

Prince George’s County police are calling the matter a death investigation.

Recounts rarely change results. But this year has involved more close House races than any other Virginia election in recent memory. Election officials and representatives of the candidates will be immersed in arcane election law as they try to decipher the intent of voters who didn't properly fill out ballots.

A caregiver had placed the car seat on the ground.

Wind chills are in the single digits and teens today.

Three officers are at hospital.

Possible coyote seen before, after dog’s killing.

Bullet broke a window during the Dec. 12 incident at the restaurant on Gunners Branch Road in Germantown area.

The D.C. mayor’s early haul could scare off challengers in a so-far uncontested race.

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