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In lawsuit over police transparency, groups ask for ... more transparency

Montgomery County officials and the local police union asked a judge to seal legal briefs in a lawsuit blocking the release of an officer’s disciplinary files.

Majority of Md. voters favor legalizing recreational pot, Post-UMD poll finds

A majority of Maryland registered voters say they support a November ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana for all people ages 21 and older.

State audit details misspending in Montgomery school system

A state audit revealed details into an ongoing investigation of Montgomery County Public Schools' transportation department that led to changes in department leadership this year.

PM Update: After coolest Oct. 4 on record, conditions set to improve

Temperatures about 20 degrees below normal this afternoon were good enough to set record low maximums.

After lax enforcement, Metro to issue fare evasion citations next month

The change follows a steep drop in fare evasion tickets and arrests in recent years, with 15,000 in 2017 falling to fewer than 300 last year.

Sen. Ron Johnson downplays Jan. 6: ‘Not what an armed insurrection would look like’

Johnson also said “protesters did teach us all how you can use flag poles, that kind of stuff, as weapons."

Fairfax students with disabilities disproportionately suspended, report says

A report based on two years of research found that Fairfax County Public Schools students with disabilities were more likely to be suspended or expelled.

Police: Barricade situation ‘safely resolved’ in Silver Spring area

Police earlier told Silver Spring residents to shelter in place because of a barricade situation at an apartment complex.

Three warnings have been issued for Prince George’s curfew violations

Prince George’s County police have issued three curfew citations since the start of its enforcement.

Maryland woman dies after being struck by car in May

The 64-year-old District Heights woman was trying to cross a road in the Morningside area on May 28 when a vehicle struck her.

D.C. wants to save at-risk people. Violence, missteps marred the effort.

The city has yet to reach about half of those on its “People of Promise” list, and a top official graded the program as a C-plus.

D.C.-area forecast: Raw and occasionally rainy today with improvement on the way

Partial clearing on Wednesday before much nicer weather returns to end the week.
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Maryland appeals court hears arguments in toll lanes bid protest

A bid protest by Spanish firm Cintra alleges Maryland improperly awarded a contract to design toll lanes for the Capital Beltway and I-270 to the Transurban team.

Loudoun substitute teacher charged with assaulting student

A Loudoun substitute teacher was charged with assaulting a student.
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D.C.-area forecast: Slightly nicer today, then beautiful tomorrow and Friday

Trending cooler again this weekend, but with plenty of sunshine.

October 4 morning weather update