D.C., Md. & Va.

A calm day in December, with signs of autumn, winter and spring

High temperature here was a pleasant un-December-like 60.
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Man died in custody of Leesburg, Va., police, department says

The death of the 26-year-old man is being investigated by a cross-regional team of detectives, police announced.

Slain teen’s mom tells D.C. students there are 'other ways to deal with conflict’

The District's police chief met with city teens to discuss crime and violence at youth summit.

Man fatally shot in Southeast D.C.

D.C. police say a 40-year-old man was fatally shot early Saturday in Southeast Washington

Students call on a Virginia high school to do more to stop sexual misconduct, striking at issues that go beyond one campus

A petition started by the Northern Virginia teenagers has already drawn tens of thousands of signatures.
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Virginia man arrested for fatal Reston car crash after lengthy police search

Police said that Carlos Alexander Torres fled the scene after the Sept. 1 crash.

As GWU students get unlimited transit deal, Metro wants more colleges on board

The U-Pass allows full-time students unlimited rides on Metro for a semester. But concerns about fees are turning off many area schools.

Maryland redistricting at center of special session as GOP fires accusations of partisan gerrymandering

Maryland Democrats have proposed a map that assures seven safe Democratic seats while the state's lone Republican district would be in jeopardy.

With carjackings on the rise, this trio of fed up strangers intervened

Two victims and a good Samaritan follow fleeing carjackers, police say, leading to their capture.

D.C.-area forecast: Temperatures see saw the next few days ahead of a stronger cold front early week

Warmer days are today and Monday. We run into a more sustained cool-down by Tuesday.

Man found slain in Prince George’s County, Md., police say

He was found outside his house in Lanham, according to police.

Sunset Friday was almost our earliest; turnaround to come soon

Even before the solstice, the sun will start setting later, tables show.
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Maryland homeowner uses smoke to battle snakes, burns down house

A Montgomery County Fire Department spokesman said the homeowner used “smoke to manage a snake infestation” but ended up causing $1 million in damage.

Maryland announces first three cases of omicron variant in the greater Washington region

The third case case involves a vaccinated person with no known recent travel history. None of the three people are hospitalized, state officials said.

A man bragged he was ‘gonna be rich’ off fake coronavirus vaccine cards, prosecutors say. Then he got charged.

Amar Salim Shabazz, 23, is accused of purchasing and distributing fake coronavirus vaccine cards.

Jury convicts D.C. man in slaying of Capitol Hill swimming instructor

Zaan Scott, 25, known as Coach Z, died a month after being shot during a 2017 robbery.

PM Update: Dry this weekend, featuring a warmer Saturday and a cool Sunday

More fronts are on the way. The next chance of rain isn't until at least Sunday night.

Here’s every snow forecast made for D.C. for the upcoming winter

The sad news, if you like snow, is that there’s a near consensus for below average amounts.
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D.C.-area forecast: Temperatures see saw the next few days ahead of a stronger cold front early week

Warmer days are today and Monday. We run into a more sustained cool-down by Tuesday.