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U.S. judge releases Washington state Proud Boys leader arrested in Capitol riot after prosecutors withdraw several allegations

Pretrial release sets back for now government’s attempts to hold a key suspect in Capitol probe.

Ethics concerns led to criminal referral involving Elaine Chao, Transportation Dept. inspector general says

The Justice Department declined to prosecute the secretary after internal investigators found evidence of potential issues.

Concerned about the spread of Ebola, CDC lays out new rules for travelers from Congo, Guinea

Beginning March 4, health officials will require travelers from he Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Guinea to provide contact information. Officials will also begin directing flights from those countries to six airports in the U.S.

Naval Academy moves nearly 200 midshipmen to hotels after rise in coronavirus cases

The move comes after the academy moved classes online and told students to stay in their rooms.

Losing bidder protests Maryland selection for Beltway, I-270 toll lanes developer

Maryland transportation officials won’t say which bid team is protesting or why.

Capitol Police say intelligence shows militia group may be plotting to breach the Capitol

Police have ramped up security for Thursday, a date important to followers of the QAnon extremist ideology

A Latina lawmaker spoke about racism on Zoom. Over giggles, people discussed her accent.

Nancy Navarro is the first Latina and first immigrant to serve on the Montgomery County Council

Washington region makes adjustments ahead of new vaccine’s distribution

The developments come as infection rates in the greater Washington region have leveled off.

In a city where bullets too often hit kids, a program calls on young people to shoot cameras, not guns

The effort was started by a D.C.-raised comedian who lost a nephew to the city’s gun violence.

VCU launches review of Greek life after student dies

The university said it will make recommendations on how the organizations can meet the “high expectations we have for them.”

As Democrats bring back earmarks for transportation projects, billions of dollars from years ago sits unused

Supporters say lawmakers know what money is needed in their backyards, but opponents of earmarks brand them as wasteful.

Monorail is a ‘viable’ transit option for I-270 but wouldn’t reduce traffic, study says

A Maryland agency said a monorail between Frederick and Shady Grove would mostly attract riders from other transit systems.

Man accused of being ‘serial arsonist’ in Maryland is former police chief, investigators say

David M. Crawford, 69, led the Laurel Police Department before resigning in 2010. His arrest was announced Wednesday.

PM Update: Tonight’s cold front to send temperatures down as winds crank up

It'll be about 10 degrees cooler tomorrow. And there's a bit of a wind chill.
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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. has seen over 40,000 coronavirus cases. Here’s what you need to know.

What you need to know as coronavirus cases rise in D.C.

Man suspected of sexual assault falls to his death from D.C. apartment building, police say

The man tried to evade arrest by hanging off the edge of the roof, police said.

Judge clears Montgomery officer of assault conviction for slamming knee into handcuffed suspect

Kevin Moris is expected to rejoin the county force as a sworn officer.

Firms managing Purple Line construction narrow list of potential new contractors

A new contractor would replace the companies that quit over delays and cost overruns.

Velcro-style closures used to be only on clothes. What are they doing on dog food?

You’re familiar with “hook and loop.” Now “hook to hook” is revolutionizing packaging.
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PM Update: Tonight’s cold front to send temperatures down as winds crank up

It'll be about 10 degrees cooler tomorrow. And there's a bit of a wind chill.