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Man fatally shot near Maryland-D.C. border

A man was found with gunshot wounds and pronounced dead in Prince George's County on Friday night. Police are searching for a killer and motive.

Quickly trained and armed: Ocean City’s summer police return

As the unofficial start of summer begins, department officials say their latest class of several-dozen seasonal recruits will be ready, imbued with full police powers and a fraction of the training permanent officers receive — something no other police force in the country does.

Gun debate looms again in Va. congressional district miles from NRA

A gun-control advocate will take on a Navy veteran opposed to federal gun control, offering voters a stark contrast on an issue likely to dominate the national conversation in the wake of two mass shootings.

Transit commission chairman offers advice for Metro funding problems

Michael Goldman proposes Metro pitch the public on a sales tax after it wins confidence.

Updated forecast: Rain departs tonight ahead of a sun-filled and warm holiday weekend

Severe weather this evening was confined to areas south and east. Temperatures rise in the days ahead.

Trees topple onto roofs amid tornado warnings Friday

Wind, rain, lash area in a.m., p.m. storminess.

Metro releases detailed plan to return 7000-series cars to service

Metro worked for months to develop the plan and win approval from safety regulators to return its newest series of rail cars to service.

Prince George’s school board chair could be removed by state ed board

The board voted this week to issue a notice of charges against Juanita Miller, the chair of the school board at the helm of Maryland’s second-largest school system.

At NRA gathering in Texas, Winsome Sears says guns aren’t the problem

Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears gave a rousing defense of gun rights at a National Rifle Association meeting in Texas on Friday, just days after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in the state.

Experts urge covid caution ahead of Memorial Day

Experts say travel combined with lax protections will likely trigger a bump in cases.

Md. Gov. Larry Hogan vetoes bills helping unions, tenants and voters

Some Democrats furious with Hogan's moves said the vetoes showed he was focused on presidential ambitions.

Forest Service finds its planned burns sparked N.M.’s largest wildfire

The Calf Canyon and Hermits Peak fire began as two separate wildfires that combined to destroy hundreds of homes and displace thousands of people.

Man gets two life sentences for Montgomery County double homicide

Gregory Jones, 28, killed two people rather than pay off a debt, prosecutors say

Talbot County residents sue Maryland Department of Environment

Talbot County residents filed a lawsuit against the Maryland Department of Environment Friday over plans for a massive sub-development in Trappe.

They thought it was road rage. But years later, police say a shooting on I-295 was far more elaborate.

Detectives believe 50-year-old Pedro Melendez-Alvarado was targeted as part of a revenge plot.
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D.C.-area forecast: Heat builds through a mainly sunny Memorial Day weekend

Pleasant temperature near 80 today are around 90 by Monday.

May 27 morning weather update