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(Cliff Owen/AP)
(Cliff Owen/AP)

Youngkin and McAuliffe report massive summer fundraising hauls in Virginia’s race for governor

The GOP candidate reports more contributions for July and August, but the Democrat has twice as much cash on hand.

Restored log cabin sheds new light on a historical Western Maryland Black community

The once-ramshackle home turned out to be one of the oldest buildings in Hagerstown.
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McAuliffe, Youngkin set to meet in first debate of Virginia’s governor’s race

The candidates will face off at 7 p.m. from the Appalachian School of Law.

Fire on roof of new Metro building near L’Enfant Plaza sends smoke over downtown Washington

The fire department said one firefighter suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital.
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Roger Stone served ‘a big, big stack of papers’ from Capitol riot lawsuit during radio interview

Stone was served with papers related to the federal lawsuit filed by seven U.S. Capitol Police officers against him, former president Donald Trump, far-right “violent extremist groups” and others accused of being responsible for the Jan. 6 riot.

Woman fatally shot, man in custody after he barricaded himself in home, police say

The incident occurred early Thursday morning in the Upper Marlboro area.

Woman from Maryland found fatally shot in Southeast Washington

Homicides in the District are up about 13 percent this year.

D.C. street closures for Saturday’s rally in support of Jan. 6 insurrection defendants

Crews have started to put up perimeter fencing around the U.S. Capitol area in preparation for a rally in support of those arrested in the Jan. 6 attack.

Two people killed in separate crashes in Montgomery County

One incident happened in the Wheaton area and the other in the Derwood area, police said.

D.C.-area forecast: Scattered downpours today and Friday before drying out this weekend

Temperatures stay warm for the duration.
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Three arrested in fatal shooting of 8-year-old PJ Evans in Prince George’s

The child was struck by a stray bullet inside an apartment in the Landover area after a white sedan opened fire in the parking lot of the complex, police said.

He wouldn’t let anyone into his home. Police found his father’s decomposing body in a bedroom.

Gary D. Howes of Olney was charged with neglect of his father, who had been dead for several months, police said.

Neighbors offer support for family of 7-year-old who died in D.C. rowhouse fire

Fire officials on Wednesday offered smoke alarms and fire safety tips in the neighborhood where Karen Thomas, a third-grader, died after she was pulled from a burning home.

Montgomery planners grant more time for Takoma Park development proposal fought by Md. comptroller

Supporters of a new two-story building say they question Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot’s influence in meetings with state highway officials.

Second alleged Oath Keeper in largest Capitol riot conspiracy case pleads guilty and will cooperate

Jason Dolan, a former Marine from Wellington, Fla., becomes the second of 18 charged to assist the government.

Va. relatives of front-line doctor who died by suicide press House to pass physicians’ mental health bill

Lorna Breen’s New York hospital saw an onslaught of covid-19 patients at the start of the pandemic.
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Capitol Police request National Guard if needed ahead of rally defending those arrested after Jan. 6

Law enforcement appears to be taking a more assertive approach to the rally after the security failures during the insurrection.
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Forty-five years later, Virginia woman identified as the Woodlawn Jane Doe

Using sophisticated DNA analysis connecting the body to relatives, Baltimore County police said the woman found sexually assaulted and badly beaten was an Alexandria woman named Margaret Fetterolf.
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Updated forecast: Heavy rain to gradually ease after flooding in parts of region

Several areas flooded between Annandale and the District.