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D.C. street closures planned Thursday for National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony

D.C. police said certain streets will be closed to traffic from about 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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D.C. is on track to issue electronic versions of driver’s licenses

More than 20 states have considered, tested or launched digital versions of driver’s licenses in recent years.

D.C. is on track to issue electronic versions of driver’s licenses

More than 20 states have considered, tested or launched digital versions of driver’s licenses in recent years.

For a grieving father, a ‘manifest injustice’ in court after his son’s slaying

Tom Marmet, an aspiring social worker, was hit by a stray bullet in the District. Now his family is decrying a plea bargain for the killer.
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Sabel Harris challenging Brianne Nadeau for D.C. Council seat

Harris, who was elected last year as an advisory neighborhood commissioner, is running against the two-time incumbent council member in Ward 1.

D.C.-area forecast: Delightful warmth today before a cooler, but still mild weekend

Our drier-than-normal pattern remains intact all weekend.
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Wheels of derailed Metro car had moved far beyond agency’s safety limits, NTSB investigation shows

The NTSB also issued a safety alert calling for all transit and commuter rail systems to check for wheels that have improperly tilted from axles.

Two men charged in D.C. street robberies

At least 20 victims were accosted at gunpoint and knifepoint in a two-week span, authorities said.

Maryland takes step to end school mask mandate and let school systems decide

School systems could be allowed to choose whether to require masks if they met certain thresholds under measure being considered.

Former D.C. assistant pastor found guilty of misdemeanor sexual abuse while serving time for felony child sexual abuse

Urbano Vazquez was earlier convicted of felony child sex abuse and is serving a 15-year prison sentence, authorities said.
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Protesters at Supreme Court square off over abortion

Hundreds of demonstrators held dueling rallies as the Supreme Court justices heard arguments in a case challenging Roe v. Wade. U.S. Capitol Police said 33 people were arrested for blocking traffic near the court.

In interrogation video, tearful Jan. 6 defendant apologizes for assault on officer

Rodriguez has pleaded not guilty and is attempting to block prosecutors from using his statements to the FBI at trial.
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Alexandria names new city manager

Jim Parajon, the deputy city manager in Arlington, Texas, will become the top employee in the Northern Virginia city as it grapples with the challenges of urban growth and development.

Widowed parents often have to buy Christmas gifts for themselves. These ‘Fairy Godmothers’ are trying to change that.

Call it a movement. Call it a community. Whatever you call it, people are coming together in states across the country, including Virginia, to address a need not often talked about.

Silver Line extension takes a large step forward with completion of rail yard at Dulles Airport

The rail yard was the last major hurdle for a project that has been plagued by multiple delays.

Pr. George’s police officer charged with felony child abuse, suspended without pay

Cpl. Benjamin Lazic is suspended without pay, department officials said.

Katie Curran O’Malley, retired judge and former first lady, launches bid for Maryland attorney general

If she is elected — in addition to becoming the first woman to hold the office — O’Malley and her father would be the first father-daughter duo to serve in the position.

P.M. Update: Scattered showers tonight ahead of a warmer Thursday

Very little rain falls, where it does. We're in the 60s tomorrow.
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Online lender OppFi to refund D.C. residents $1.5 million after settling lawsuit over interest rates

OppFi will refund $1.5 million to more than 4,000 District consumers In a settlement with the office of D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine.

Uncovering the story — and the person — behind a 109-year-old photograph

The photo of the District boy was in a bag full of random ephemera.

In run for Maryland comptroller, Brooke Lierman wins labor union endorsement

AFSCME Councils 3 and 67, which represent more than 50,000 government workers in Maryland, announced at a joint news conference Wednesday that they were endorsing Del. Brooke E. Lierman (D-Baltimore City) in her run for state comptroller.
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D.C.-area forecast: Delightful warmth today before a cooler, but still mild weekend

Our drier-than-normal pattern remains intact all weekend.
  • 7 hours ago