D.C., Md. & Va.

Saturday was coolest day in two weeks, but still it was spring

Some spring days are not as warm as others.

A Black high school baseball team won a championship in 1969. Their hometown waited 50 years to celebrate.

A rural Virginia county tried to make amends by giving the players championship rings at a ceremony on Saturday.

Male driver dies in Gaithersburg collision Sunday morning, police say

Montgomery County police have not released the driver’s name.

Authorities arrest man suspected of fatally shooting woman and her daughter

The suspect’s family told authorities that a custody dispute may have led to the shooting.

D.C.-area forecast: Springtime warmth makes a comeback, before a strong midweek cold front

Temperatures peak back in the 70s on Tuesday, before a potentially storm cold front drops them down to the 40s by Wednesday evening.
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Man found slain in Fairfax County, police say

An arrest was made in the Leesburg Pike death, according to police.

Homicide reported at shopping center in Prince George’s, police say

Victim found with wound to the upper body, according to police.

After Gate 35X gets the ax, a new concourse blooms at Reagan National Airport

The airy 230,000-square-foot space, which opens Tuesday, is the airport’s biggest upgrade since 1997.

PM Update: Isolated showers this evening. Brighter and warmer on Sunday

Just a slight chance at a stray shower or two this evening.
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For decades, some in D.C. wanted to turn Franklin Square into a parking lot

In 1936, Rep. Everett Dirksen of Illinois said the park was “infested with undesirables.”

Virginia House Democrats see record number of challenges in primary elections

A fifth of House Democratic incumbents face nomination challenges in push from the left.

Someone keeps leaving toys and birthday cards at a 7-year-old’s grave in a historic Black cemetery. No one knows who.

The mystery of Nannie’s headstone goes beyond the identity of her birthday visitor. Little is known about her.

Why our many big plans to raise education standards will never work

It might be better to do it one student at a time, new book says.

D.C.-area forecast: After another cool one today, temperatures move upward the next few

Temperatures are near 60 again today, but rising in the days to come. There'll be a couple of shower chances as well.

Amid pandemic restrictions, zoo’s young gorilla marks third birthday

Moke, the youngster, hurls enrichment items about, keeper says.

Maryland settles class-action lawsuit over coronavirus cases at detention facility

Detainees at the Chesapeake Detention Facility in Baltimore will begin getting coronavirus vaccinations by May 1 under the settlement.

Baltimore officials worry about a spike in coronavirus infections

Officials say the number of new cases and deaths are ‘deeply concerning.’

Inside a Baltimore neighborhood group’s successful effort to remove an enslaver’s statue

The Canton Anti-Racism Alliance began its efforts amid protests over the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
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D.C.-area forecast: Springtime warmth makes a comeback, before a strong midweek cold front

Temperatures peak back in the 70s on Tuesday, before a potentially storm cold front drops them down to the 40s by Wednesday evening.
  • 6 hours ago