D.C., Md. & Va.

Saturday comes across as too cold for spring, too sunny for winter

The day almost appeared to bridge February’s shiver and April’s start of baseball.
  • Perspective

There was a D.C. numbers runner called Simpson. But he was a lot more than that.

Dennis Simpson was a star athlete who supported the sports dreams of others.

American University student found dead in off-campus residence

It is unclear how Eli√ Weinstock died. D.C. police are investigating the circumstances.

Man slain in Prince George’s, police say

Shooting was reported in Oxon Hill area, according to police.

PM Update: Winds to ease overnight. Sunday will be sunny but chilly once again.

Just one more day with below-normal temperatures before some real spring warmth moves in.
  • 6 hours ago

Rockville police officer and National Guard member arrested on child porn charge

He was detained while serving at the Six Flags coronavirus vaccination site, officials said

Virginia is using dogs to ‘terrify and attack’ prisoners, say lawsuits that describe one man as mauled in his cell

During another attack, an officer reportedly said “Good boy” as a dog bit and dragged an inmate.

Montgomery asks state whether Purple Line can be single-tracked in Bethesda station

Finding room to rebuild a recreational trail inside the station would save millions, the county said.

Impact of Capitol riot looms over efforts to overhaul policing in the District

The acting police chief says he needs a larger force to help combat new threat of domestic terrorism.

A ‘city father’ tried to erase a Black neighborhood. Now the neighborhood wants to erase him.

Melvin Hazen is the latest D.C. segregationist under fire for a racist past.

Union Station’s multibillion-dollar overhaul reduces space for buses, setting up clash over future of services

Bus advocates are urging officials to restore space, while others say buses will operate more efficiently.

Feeling the stress of tests is sometimes a useful exercise

Our confused view of bad and good stress in schools.

D.C.-area forecast: Cold wind keeps blowing today and tomorrow, then springtime warmth surges

40s with wind chills the next two days. By Tuesday, we're talking 60s.

Man is fatally shot in Prince George’s, police say

Victim found in Riverdale area, in late morning, according to police.

Let us make one thing perfectly clear: Friday was not cloudy

For first time this year, day was rated all clear. But sunset is diminished.

U.S. judge scolds ‘QAnon Shaman’ for appearing on ‘60 Minutes Plus’ without permission

Jacob Chansley to remain in jail pending trial as a judge considers his release. The judge said in a detention hearing that Chansley appeared in an interview without proper authorization.

After decades of secrecy, Maryland might make police disciplinary records public

A renewed focus on police accountability has fueled debate over which records the public should see.

Workers and universities at odds as labor movements unfold on Maryland campuses

The pandemic has heightened perennial concerns among graduate students and front line workers, stoking tensions across the statewide university system.

Silver Line’s second phase should reach ‘substantial completion’ by Labor Day, project director says

The announcement could clear the way for passenger service to begin late this year or in early 2022.

A year later, Washington region’s first coronavirus patient recounts trauma of her role in history

Bonnie Lippe faced scorn from strangers for being “patient zero.”
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PM Update: Winds to ease overnight. Sunday will be sunny but chilly once again.

Just one more day with below-normal temperatures before some real spring warmth moves in.
  • 6 hours ago