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Man being held on federal charges found dead at Alexandria jail

Alexandria police are investigating the death of a 25-year-old man found dead at the city detention center Wednesday.

They earned a degree in prison. Now was their time for caps and gowns.

The Goucher College commencement is first in decades to confer bachelor’s degrees in a Maryland prison.

Fairfax officials launch campaign to grow tourism beyond Mount Vernon

Rebranded as "Potomac Banks," the southeastern portion of Fairfax is set for a transformation. Officials hope to add as many as 10,000 new homes by 2030, with new bus rapid transit lanes on an expanded Richmond Highway.

Police: Guard who shot at intruders was trying to stop vehicle break-ins

No one was struck in the incident, which occurred at a District-run facility in Maryland, and four people were taken into custody.

D.C. police arrest two men in separate fatal shootings

Jordan Jones, 21, and Raheem Gafari, 31, are both charged with first-degree murder while armed

Kenyan McDuffie endorses Faith Gibson Hubbard in Ward 5 Council race

McDuffie is the third sitting council member to make an endorsement in the crowded Ward 5 race.

Climate change has made India’s relentless heat 100 times more likely

In northwest India and Pakistan, a UK analysis finds heat that used to occur every 300 years may now happen about every three years.

A survey was meant to help the homeless. Some say it hurts Black people.

“Some nights I stay awake and think its catastrophic,” said the co-inventor of the VI-SPDAT survey. “As much as I tried to put the genie back in the bottle, I couldn’t right the ship.”

Two people killed in Capital Beltway crash in Northern Virginia

The incident happened along the westbound lanes of the Capital Beltway near the Telegraph Road exit in Fairfax County.

Sidney Kramer, third Montgomery county executive, dies at 96

Throughout his political career, Mr. Kramer was widely regarded as a fierce advocate for Montgomery in Annapolis.

Raspberry Falls is about more than golf

WHERE WE LIVE | The Leesburg, Va., community of 201 single-family homes nestled around the award-winning Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club is beloved by residents for its green spaces, amenities and location.
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Southbound lanes of Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel reopen

While the lanes have reopened, traffic delays continued Wednesday morning.

Virginia’s 10th has gone blue. But 11 Republicans hope to flip it.

National Republicans — and nearly a dozen locally — are still targeting Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D) despite steady blue trends in the Northern Virginia district.

D.C.-area forecast: Splendid sunshine and 70s today, then heating up into the weekend

Highs head for near 90 to the low 90s on Friday and could reach the mid-90s on Sunday with the heat index approaching 100.

Security guard exchanges shots at D.C. facility in Maryland

A security guard exchanged shots at a D.C. impound lot in Maryland, police said.
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PM Update: Showers roll by through tonight, with some thunder possible

We should be drying out early Thursday. Then heat is turning up.

May 18 morning weather update