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Federal appeals court rules Ohio can push Census Bureau to release data sooner than planned

A three-judge panel overturned a federal judge’s dismissal of the case, saying the state has shown it may suffer real harm if it is denied redistricting data until September.

Montgomery County Council introduces bills on police transparency, training

The three bills in the Maryland jurisdiction are the latest development in its ambitious efforts to change policing.
  • Perspective

Black people are the ones most impacted by the justice system. Shouldn’t they have a part in fixing it?

As D.C. debates whether to create its own parole board, an advocate pushes for more Black voices to be heard.

P.M. Update: It will be clear overnight, even warmer Wednesday

It was a nice but warm one today. We add almost 10 degrees tomorrow.

Facial recognition system used to identify Lafayette Square protester to be halted

The move comes after Virginia passed tight new restrictions on the technology.

Hogan signs bills repealing Civil War-era state song, setting up sports betting industry into law

Lawmakers have tried to repeal “Maryland, My Maryland,” which glorifies the Confederacy, for four decades.

Man fatally shot in neighborhood near Nationals Park

Police said the shooting occurred about 10:15 p.m. on O Street in Southwest Washington.

Boys, aged 6 and 3, critically wounded in separate shootings in Prince George’s

One shooting took place Sunday night in Capitol Heights and the other was on Monday evening in Bowie.

D.C. Council backs down from plan to resume eviction filings as pandemic emergency goes on

The council also approved additional funding for United Medical Center.

Mask mandate lifted in Montgomery County for fully vaccinated people

Most businesses now can operate at 75 percent capacity, and vaccinated residents can forgo masks while indoors.

Cicadas suffered because of cool weather over the past week

Molting failures and predator-related deaths were unusually high, but warm weather on the way should help them flourish
  • 7 hours ago

D.C.-area forecast: Sunny skies for days ahead, but summerlike heat is returning

The first 90s of the season may arrive by end of the week into this weekend.
  • 14 hours ago

Child’s remains found in restroom in Northwest Washington

Remains were in a plastic bag inside a trash receptacle, according to D.C. police.

Two Charles County sheriff’s deputies seriously injured in shooting

A man thought to be the shooter was later found dead at the scene in Waldorf.

They moved for in-person school during the pandemic. Now they must decide: Stay or go?

Some families have found new lives that they don’t want to let go of.

D.C. police identify man who allegedly reposted data stolen from police computers

No information released on whether man was directly involved with infiltration of system.

Applebee’s employee shot and killed in Md. restaurant parking lot, police say

Anthony Louis Christopher Evans, 38, was fatally shot Saturday in Forestville.

D.C. to divert some mental health calls away from police

A pilot program starting in June will send behavioral health experts to some calls.

Mother of missing D.C. baby no longer facing murder allegation

Ladonia Boggs is now charged with disposing of evidence; her 2-month-old son has not been found.
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P.M. Update: It will be clear overnight, even warmer Wednesday

It was a nice but warm one today. We add almost 10 degrees tomorrow.