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Maryland appeals court hears arguments in toll lanes bid protest

A bid protest by Spanish firm Cintra alleges Maryland improperly awarded a contract to design toll lanes for the Capital Beltway and I-270 to the Transurban team.

Loudoun substitute teacher charged with assaulting student

A Loudoun substitute teacher was charged with assaulting a student.

Youngkin slams Virginia plan for wind, solar; calls for nuclear push

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin says the state's goal of ending fossil fuels is unrealistic, and proposes a new plan with natural gas and a big effort on nuclear energy.

D.C. mayor’s latest goal: 20,000 new Black homeowners by 2030

Members of the Black Homeownership Strike Force said the goal will help overcome historic, discriminatory housing policies once common throughout the United States that continue to fuel inequitable homeownership rates today.

Charges declined for Secret Service officers who fatally shot 19-year-old

Prosecutors say they found “insufficient evidence” the two officers used excessive force in the shooting of Gordon Casey outside the Peruvian ambassador’s home in April.

Three warnings have been issued for Prince George’s curfew violations

Prince George’s County police have issued three curfew citations since the start of its enforcement.

Jury finds D.C. man guilty of killing girlfriend, whose body was never found

Prosecutors argued that Darnell Sterling killed Olga Ooro in her D.C. apartment in 2020, then cleaned the crime scene and disposed of her body.

What you need to know about the Oath Keepers trial

Who are the Oath Keepers? What do we expect or hope to learn from the trial? What connection is there to President Trump? We answer your questions.

We predict the coolest and wettest October in 11 years in D.C.

It may be hard to come back from this cold and wet start to the month.
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Who are the Oath Keepers going to trial on seditious conspiracy charges?

Among those on trial are Stewart Rhodes, who founded the extremist antigovernment group Oath Keepers in 2009.

How to get a monkeypox vaccine in the D.C. region

The District has recorded more monkeypox cases per capita than any state, and launched a vaccination effort targeting the at-risk community.

Police identify 22-year-old man fatally shot Sunday in Northwest D.C.

Antonio Waller, of Northwest D.C., died on the scene.

More aid but no solutions for owners at crumbling D.C. condo building

Nearly all of the homeowners at the Anacostia building are Black women and first-time homebuyers who received loans through the city’s Home Purchase Assistance Program.

Coal jobs are almost gone. Could a casino help rescue southwest Virginia?

Virginia's first casino has opened in Bristol, where residents hope money from gambling can help rescue a region down on its luck.

D.C.-area forecast: Rainy through Tuesday night, slow clearing after that

Sunny weather dominates Thursday through the weekend

Woman killed in Fairfax hit-and-run, police say

She was struck at Annandale Road and Maple Place in the Annandale area.

Boy, 2, is shot and wounded in Prince George’s, police say

D.C. police found the boy on the 2500 block of Q Street, SE but believe he was shot in Prince George’s.
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PM Update: More chilly rain is on the way through Tuesday

Another inch or two may fall before it stops midweek. Cool temperatures are also set to continue.

October 3 morning weather update