D.C., Md. & Va.

Four months since summer’s start, two months to winter’s, it was our Friday

Despite gray, cloudy hours, we again felt 70-degree autumn warmth

Metro extends lower service levels for another week amid derailment probe

Officials said they are looking at the process for how to return the rail cars to service.

Man shot, critically wounded in Fairfax County, police say

Victim was wounded in Annandale area, according to police.

Officer opens fire after struggle with driver, D.C. police said

The incident occurred Friday on Kennedy Street NW.

Service dogs navigate the challenges of covid: ‘The dog doesn’t understand social distancing’

The first classes of pandemic puppies are graduating as dog handlers face new challenges.

PM Update: Seasonable and pleasant through the weekend

Some thicker clouds pass tonight. Other than that, there will be lots of clear skies during the next few days.

Metro resumes service after evacuating passengers from disabled train at downtown D.C. station

Some riders reported a smell of smoke from the train and said they were self-evacuating just after 2:30 p.m. Friday.
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How to get a coronavirus booster shot in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Your questions about finding a booster shot in the D.C. area, answered.

3-year-old child killed in Montgomery County car crash

Three vehicles were involved in the collision on Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring on Thursday night.

Washington Post publishes full interview with ISIS militant linked to killings of Western hostages

Lawyers for El Shafee Elsheikh, who is facing trial in January, sought details of 2019 video interview.

Arlington school board race: Meet the candidates running

One seat is open in the Northern Virginia district of 23,000.
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Republicans from Western Maryland ask for their counties to be added to West Virginia

One lawmaker said the letters reflect frustration with the state legislature controlled by Democrats.

Scientific reclamation: How the iconic Jefferson Memorial was restored

The iconic Jefferson Memorial was falling victim to an implacable enemy: Nature. Conservationists have managed to control an unsightly infestation of biofilm - for now.

Woman found fatally shot in Southeast Washington, D.C. police say

The 44-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fatal crash closes part of George Washington Parkway south

The U.S. Park Police said a person was killed in the crash along the parkway near VA 123.
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American eel, marbled salamander among ‘critters in crisis’ in D.C. region, experts say

Pollution and development in Montgomery County and D.C. region are making it harder for certain species to survive. Experts are now trying to save them.

D.C.-area forecast: Cooler air takes over as fall weather returns to the region

We’ve got a generally nice weekend ahead, with clouds and breezes mostly behaving. Rain chances increase early next week.
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I-270 corridor needs bus lanes, Metro extension to improve transit, Montgomery planners say

Lanes dedicated to buses would come from traffic lanes, and a Metro extension from Shady Grove would be years off, planners say.
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PM Update: Seasonable and pleasant through the weekend

Some thicker clouds pass tonight. Other than that, there will be lots of clear skies during the next few days.