D.C., Md. & Va.

For a day in the merry month of May, it was a bit breezy and chilly

We had wind, rain, low temperatures — and some sunshine, too.

Maryland governor grants posthumous pardons for 34 Black lynching victims

The pardons by Gov. Larry Hogan include one for 15-year-old Howard Cooper, who was lynched in Towson in 1885.

As convention ends, Virginia Republicans wait for governor nominee to emerge

Thousands of GOP delegates voted in Saturday’s unusual “unassembled” convention, held across the state.

D.C.-area forecast: Quick shower possible early and late today; mostly dry and pleasant though midweek

Not gorgeous, but not bad for Mother's Day, as temperatures remain on the cool side for the middle of May.
  • 5 hours ago

Restaurant incident viewed as possible hate crime, Arlington police say

Alleged nonpayment triggered confrontation with Asian employees, according to police.

Norway’s crown princess fled the Nazis with her children and lived in Maryland

They lived at Pooks Hill in Bethesda, which didn’t look like the one in “Atlantic Crossing.”

PM Update: Mild but overcast for Mother’s Day

You'll have to brighten mom's days with colorful flowers Sunday, as we won't be seeing much sunshine.
  • 19 hours ago

Prince George’s man charged in January slaying in Southeast

Joshua N. Franklin, 35, of Morningside, Md., is charged with murder in the death of Andrew Session, 27, of Southeast Washington.

The moms are not all right — and maybe that’s okay for children to see

A Mother’s Day reminder for the struggling moms who need it: Even during hard times, happy childhood memories form.

Miles of George Washington Parkway will see lane reduction as part of plan to boost safety

To improve conditions, the report recommended a “road diet,” changing markings to create three travel lanes — two northbound, one southbound.

How much harm comes from taking AP exams during a pandemic?

Leading educator calls the tough tests traumatic. I say they’re motivating.

D.C.-area forecast: Feisty showers and a windy afternoon today, with cool weather into early week

Today's showers and storms could have bite in a few spots, but they're done before long. The Mother's Day showers risk is also minimal.

Two-month old infant missing, D.C. police say

The boy was last seen Wednesday, according to police.

Some saw bright sunset on Friday, others got gray gloom

Rainbows showed up where showers gave way in time.

“That’s a hero there.” Ocean City rescuer speaks for first time

Man who jumped off Ocean City Bridge describes rescue
  • 1 day ago

Independent panel to audit cases of former Md. chief medical examiner who testified in Derek Chauvin’s defense

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh’s office will appoint the panel to review the work overseen by David Fowler, who classified the cause of George Floyd’s death as ‘undetermined.’

Geologists find fragments of planet’s inner mantle in Baltimore-area formations

New research has found that the rocks were formed as part of a geological upheaval hundreds of millions of years ago.
  • 1 day ago

Phil Mendelson will seek another term as D.C. Council chairman

Three-term chairman said he wants to focus more on D.C. Public Schools system.

PM Update: Showers end this evening ahead of a cool and April-like weekend

The good news is it won't rain all that much after this evening. Highs are in the 60s this weekend.
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D.C.-area forecast: Quick shower possible early and late today; mostly dry and pleasant though midweek

Not gorgeous, but not bad for Mother's Day, as temperatures remain on the cool side for the middle of May.
  • 5 hours ago