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Maryland settles class-action lawsuit over coronavirus cases at detention facility

Detainees at the Chesapeake Detention Facility in Baltimore will begin getting coronavirus vaccinations by May 1 under the settlement.

Baltimore officials worry about a spike in coronavirus infections

Officials say the number of new cases and deaths are ‘deeply concerning.’

Inside a Baltimore neighborhood group’s successful effort to remove an enslaver’s statue

The Canton Anti-Racism Alliance began its efforts amid protests over the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
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Fairfax seeks to dismiss 400 convictions in cases brought by one officer

Jonathan Freitag resigned while under internal Fairfax police investigation in May 2020, then joined the Brevard County Sheriff's Office three months later. He was fired earlier this month.

Judge dismisses murder charges against suspects in triple killing in District

A lawyer for one of the suspects said the defense uncovered a surveillance video that raised questions about who initiated the attack in the Marshall Heights neighborhood.

Elon Musk’s Boring Company removes D.C.-Baltimore tunnel from list of projects on website

The company hasn’t indicated to the Federal Highway Administration that it plans to move forward with the project after drafting an environmental assessment.

PM Update: Remaining cool through Saturday before a Sunday warm-up

It will be chilly overnight as winds slowly slacken. The weekend is more dry than not, with a small chance of showers mainly Saturday night.

McAuliffe holds fundraising lead in race for Virginia governor

Two Republican contenders have each lent their campaigns more than $5 million.

Pa. woman charged in Capitol riot may face jail after allegedly flouting court order to wear mask

Rachel Marie Powell, accused of carrying a bullhorn and breaking a Capitol window, allegedly grew ‘evasive’ when asked about wearing a see-through mask in a Facebook video.

Full House scheduled to vote Thursday on D.C. statehood

Bill to make D.C. the 51st state is likely to pass the House but will face hurdles in the Senate.
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Two snapping turtles rescued after being shot in Virginia

A Virginia wildlife center is helping two snapping turtles through rehab.

Founding member of Oath Keepers enters first guilty plea in Jan. 6 Capitol breach

Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer agrees to cooperate with prosecutors.

Fighter jets buzz D.C. to honor new World War I memorial

The flyby caused some alarm on social media, including at a White House news conference.

A dark parking lot in Maryland, an off-duty officer and the night one man saw his friends die

“I seen his eyes and I seen that gun, and God told me to duck,” Michael Thomas recalls of the night police say an off-duty Pentagon police officer fatally shot his two friends.

Man fatally shot in Congress Heights neighborhood of Southeast Washington

Four people were shot and wounded in Northeast Washington also on Thursday, police said.

He was a champion of police in schools. A year after George Floyd, he’s changed his mind.

Montgomery County Council member Craig Rice (D) once said anti-police activists were engaged in ‘crazy talk.’

D.C. police search for man charged with fatally shooting woman and her daughter

A third woman was wounded in Monday’s incident in Southeast Washington, and police found an infant boy at the scene.

Man fatally shot in Marlow Heights

Another man was injured and taken to a hospital.

Man fatally shot in Laurel area

The shooting happened along Larchdale Road, Prince George’s County police said.
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PM Update: Remaining cool through Saturday before a Sunday warm-up

It will be chilly overnight as winds slowly slacken. The weekend is more dry than not, with a small chance of showers mainly Saturday night.