D.C., Md. & Va.

How a tornadic storm tore through West Virginia and parts of northern Maryland Monday

An unexpected twister also hit Virginia's Northern Neck.

D.C. ban on wedding dancing gets chilly reception from couples

Frustrated couples are canceling weddings or moving them to Virginia and Maryland.
  • Perspective

There’s a word for that. It may just not be the word you learned growing up.

Is it a “drop cord” or an “extension cord,” a “gumband” or a “rubber band”?

Firefighter sues Montgomery County over no-knock warrant he says ‘terrorized’ his family

Hernan Palma says tactical officers botched the raid and pointed a gun at his teenage daughter.

Man shot in late April in Bowie dies of injuries

Tony Robert Glenn was shot April 28 and died May 4, Prince George’s police said.

Woman killed, teen injured in District Heights shooting

The woman was found with gunshot wounds inside a car.

A frightening fire drill forced a teen to see her school through a disabled friend’s eyes. Then, she couldn’t look away.

The Montgomery County student has spent her senior year questioning the lack of accessibility in schools.

PM Update: Cooler tonight and Thursday as a front sweeps humidity away

Following another taste of summery weather, it'll feel more springlike through Thursday.

Lawsuit seeks to remove last Confederate statue on public land in Maryland

The monument honoring the “Talbot Boys” remains in place despite years of opposition from activists.

In nod to statehood bid, Bowser admitted to Democratic Governors Association

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser says statehood for the city is a matter of voting representation.

Protest by cake: Special deliveries to Sen. Mark R. Warner urge him to back the Pro Act

Labor rights activists bring the cakes to the Virginia Democrat’s home in Alexandria, rain or shine.
  • Local

‘Gary walked right through’: Woman’s Facebook posts allegedly placed husband in Capitol riot

Gary Edwards joins a growing list of people charged in the Jan. 6 breach based on things they or their associates said on social media.

Virginia moves forward with plan to expand passenger rail in southwest part of state

Virginia has reached agreement with Norfolk Southern to bring passenger rail service to the New River Valley.

Ocean City’s ban on bare-chested women at the beach is back in court

A U.S. appeals court is reviewing a decision upholding the law that bars women, but not men, from going topless at the popular Maryland destination.

Judge blasts Barr, Justice Dept. for ‘disingenuous’ handling of secret Trump obstruction memo

She ordered the document’s release, calling the agency’s claims “not worthy of credence” in the latest court review of the then-attorney general’s actions in the Mueller probe.

D.C. police identify officer who fatally shot man wielding gun in domestic dispute

The family of the man killed contests the police account.

Four people stabbed — one fatally — in three separate incidents in D.C.

A man died in a case that is being investigated as self-defense, police said.

Boaters rescue man who jumped into bay to save child after crash on a Maryland bridge

Joe Oertel and his family helped get a man to shore who had jumped into the water to save a child.

D.C.-area forecast: Scattered showers and a few storms today; mostly sunny and cooler tomorrow

The back and forth pattern continues with shower chances Friday, a pleasant Saturday, and then another chance of rain at some point on Sunday.
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PM Update: Cooler tonight and Thursday as a front sweeps humidity away

Following another taste of summery weather, it'll feel more springlike through Thursday.