D.C., Md. & Va.

(Kyle Grantham/For The Washington Post)
(Kyle Grantham/For The Washington Post)
In Aberdeen, Md., the police chief’s son declared he had 'stormed the Capitol,' prompting the same kind of reckoning underway in communities across the country. There was fear, fury, lies, conspiracy theories and, before long, a threat of more violence.

Friday evening’s rain was the first here in 10 days

String of dry days began on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.

An inhospitable Washington adjusts to an unconventional inauguration

Hotels that normally house out-of-town visitors are occupied by National Guard troops deployed to the region.
Incident occurred on New Hampshire Avenue, according to county police.
State leaders were also hurrying to protect government buildings, while mobilizing additional police officers and National Guard troops ahead of expected right-wing protests this weekend and Inauguration Day.
Del. Jay Jones is running against Mark R. Herring in the pursuit of the Democratic nomination for attorney general.
The first attack ad lands as the party considers reversing its decision to hold a convention instead of a primary.

Due to the pandemic, D.C. Superior Court stopped holding jury trials as of late March 2020.
Some ski areas in western Maryland, West Virginia and Southwest Pennsylvania could see more than 6 inches through Monday.
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Here’s what to know about President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration day, including who may attend (will President Trump be there?) and how to get tickets.
The 40-mile magnetic-levitation line is planned as the first leg of a system that would carry passengers between Washington and New York in an hour.
The action was one of 16 vetoes that the Senate overturned; House will act next month.
The slaying in Maryland occurred early Thursday in the 7600 block of Riverdale Road, Prince George’s County police said.
Police say the men killed 44-year-old Faustino Lopez of Langley Park during a robbery.
Environmentalists said the last-minute order meant the administration was flouting a court order to raise the fines.
New charging documents detail the moment when the mob took over the U.S. Capitol.
The rolling seven-day average number of cases across the region stood Friday at 8,269.
The latest news, weather and coronavirus updates to start Friday, Dec. 15, in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
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